T. A. Barron
THE ANCIENT ONE
An environmental fable that “evokes the
power of Native American moods and mythol-ogies.”—Lloyd Alexander.
ACE 320 pp. 0-441-01032-6 $6.99
P. N. Elrod
f A SONG IN THE DARK
“Elrod’s winning tenth Vampire Files novel finds
nightclub-owning vampire Jack Fleming, who
usually works for the ‘good guys’ as a private
detective in 1938 Chicago, on the other side of
the law. Interesting twists, good period detail,
fine characterization and snappy dialogue lift
this genre-crossing tale.”—Publishers Weekly.
ACE 384 pp. 0-441-01373-2 $7.99
“A classic tale of aliens with a smooth, simple brilliance that is a joy to read.”—Denver
Post. “An extremely intelligent thriller.”—The
ACE 304 pp. 0-441-01252-3 $7.99
Also in ACE: The Coming 0-441-00876-3, Guardian
0-441-01106-3, Old Twentieth 0-441-01285-X.
f THE GREAT TREE OF AVALON
Shadow on the Stars
“An extraordinary adventure. Barron’s fascination with the appreciation of nature
shines through in his rich and inventive tale.”
ACE 384 pp. 0-441-01447-X $7.99
Also in ACE: Children of the Dark Prophecy 0-399-23763-1.
A “splendid” stand-alone novel “in the tradition of Madeleine L’Engle and C. S. Lewis”
(Philadelphia Inquirer). A young girl must find
her missing grandfather—and uncover the
secret he harbors that could save Earth and the
entire solar system from annihilation.
ACE 256 pp. 0-441-01036-9 $6.99
“One of the first authentic and vital novels
of the 21st century.”—The Washington Post
Book World. Winner of the Mary Shelley Award for
Outstanding Fictional Work, and a Washington Post
and Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year.
Berkley 384 pp. 0-425-19868-5 $7.99
Robert A. Heinlein
f STARSHIP TROOPERS
The classic, controversial novel of future war.
A recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the universe—and into battle
with the Terran Mobile Infantry. “Brilliantly
blends action and intellect to provide an entertaining thought-provoking experience for readers
of all ages.”—The 11th Hour. A YALSA Choice for
Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults.
ACE 320pp. 0-441-01410-0 $14.00
ACE 272 pp. 0-441-78358-9 $6.99
PODKAYNE OF MARS
“A girl raised on Mars travels back to Earth in
Heinlein’s vintage SF tale, first published in
ACE 224 pp. 0-441-01298-1 $6.99
“Tree Girl will surely delight its readers. As in
all T. A. Barron’s books, there is a great deal
of wisdom and humor—and an unforgettable
ACE 144 pp. 0-441-00994-8 $6.99
The most influential science fiction novel in
recent decades—the one that introduced the
term cyberpunk and “invented the future.”
Ace 288 pp. 0-441-56959-5 $7.99
Ace 288pp. 0-441-00746-5 $13.95
Also in ACE: Neuromancer: 20th Anniversary Edition
THE LOST YEARS OF MERLIN SAGA:
This series tells the thrilling adventures of
a young boy who is destined to become the
greatest wizard of all time. History will name
ALL TOMORROW’S PARTIES
“Immensely engaging, alive on every page.”
—The Washington Post Book World. “It’s as
if Raymond Chandler had written a novel
in which Philip Marlowe drops acid, learns
Microsoft word 98 and winds up eating Thai
food at a funky San Francisco dive...the most
delicious of reads: genre with real literary
spunk.”—New York Daily News.
ACE 277pp. 0-441-00755-4 $13.95
The classic story about young pioneers at the
dawn of space exploration.
ACE 224 pp. 0-441-01237-X $6.99
THE MERLIN EFFECT
“A story to celebrate!”—Madeleine L’Engle.
ACE 288 pp. 0-441-01222-1 $6.99
THE LOST YEARS OF MERLIN
Recognized as an ALA/YALSA Popular Paperbacks
for Young Adults 200 title.
ACE 284 pp. 0-441-00668-X $6.99
The sequel to Neuromancer. “Count Zero shares
with Neuromancer that novel’s stunning use
of language, breakneck pacing, technological
innovation, and gritty brand-name realism.”
ACE 248 pp. 0-441-11773-2 $6.99
ACE 320pp. 0-441-01367-8 $14.00
STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND
This cult novel of the 1970s introduces Valentine
Smith, raised on Mars, and his response to
alien ways of life on Earth. “The values of the
sixties could hardly have found a more congenial expression.”—Robert Scholes and Eric S.
Rabkin, Science Fiction: History, Science, Vision.
ACE 416 pp. 0-441-79034-8 $7.99
Also in ACE: The Cat Who Walks Through Walls 0-441-
09499-6, I Will Fear No Evil 0-441-35917-5, Time Enough for
Love 0-441-81076-4, To Sail Beyond the Sunset 0-441-74860-0.
THE SEVEN SONGS OF MERLIN
ACE 288 pp. 0-441-00701-5
THE FIRES OF MERLIN
ACE 304 pp. 0-441-00713-9
THE MIRROR OF MERLIN
ACE 304 pp. 0-441-00846-1
THE WINGS OF MERLIN
ACE 288 pp. 0-441-01024-5
Simon R. Green
f A WALK ON THE NIGHTSIDE
The first three novels of the Nightside. “The
Nightside books crackle with possibilities...
Green cross-pollinates genres with gleeful
ACE 400pp. 0-441-01448-8 $15.00
THE LOST YEARS OF MERLIN SAGA
An Online Readers Companion
SHARPER THAN A SERPENT’S TOOTH
A Novel of the Nightside
Private Eye John Taylor is the only thing standing between his not-quite-human mother and
the destruction of the magical realm within
London known as the Nightside.
ACE 256pp. 0-441-01387-2 $6.99
Also in ACE: Paths Not Taken
0-441-01319-8, Hex and
Stephen R. Donaldson
THE RUNES OF THE EARTH
The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant
“Donaldson shows that his epic series still has
the power to surprise in this richly imagined
start of a final quartet.”—Publishers Weekly.
ACE 560 pp. 0-441-01304-X $16.00
f A SEPARATE WAR AND OTHER STORIES
Collected here for the first time, these fifteen
stories survey thirty-six years of award-winning writing. Notes on the individual stories
offer an intimate glimpse into each work.
ACE 288pp. 0-441-01407-0 $23.95
40th Anniversary Edition
“One of the monuments of modern science
fiction.”—Chicago Tribune. A stunning blend of
adventure and mysticism, environmentalism
and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award,
shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis
of what is undoubtedly the grandest epic in
ACE 528pp. 0-441-01359-7 $16.00
ACE 544 pp. 0-441-17271-7 $7.99
Also in ACE: Chapterhouse: Dune
Children of Dune 0-441-10402-9, Dune Messiah 0-441-
17269-5, God Emperor of Dune 0-441-29467-7, Heretics
of Dune 0-441-32800-8.
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