Ursula K. Le Guin
A woman visits fifteen otherworldly, yet
familiar, societies—in this bestselling collection of speculative fiction. “A fantastical travel
ACE 256 pp. 0-441-01224-8 $6.99
THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS
A classic, much taught novel of sexual amibi-guity, this stunning epic won both the Hugo
and Nebula Awards for Best Science Fiction
Novel of the Year.
ACE 320 pp. 0-441-00731-7 $13.95
THE OTHER WIND
“A superb addition to the Earthsea universe,
one that, once again, turns that entire series on
its head.”—Publishers Weekly. “Le Guin is not
only one of the purest stylists writing in
English, but the most transcendently truthful
of writers.”—The Nation.
ACE 288 pp. 0-441-00993-X $13.95
TALES FROM EARTHSEA
“Readers should leap at this new ticket to
Earthsea.”—Washington Post Book World. This
collection features two classic stories, two
original tales, and a brand-new novella, as well
as new maps and a special essay on Earthsea’s
history, languages, literature, and magic.
ACE 336 pp. 0-441-00932-8 $13.95
“This parable of the modern world’s headlong
rush toward monocultural sterility exemplifies the author’s elegant simplicity and keen
ACE 240 pp. 0-441-01123-3 $7.99
Thousands of years after an entire colony
mysteriously disappears, antiquities dealer
Alex Benedict comes into possession of a cup
from the Seeker, one of the colony’s ships.
“Ideas abound in McDevitt's classy riff on the
familiar lost-space-colony theme.... This novel
delivers everything it promises—with a galactic wallop.”—Publishers Weekly.
ACE 368pp. 0-441-01329-5 $24.95
Also in ACE: Chindi 0-441-01102-0, Omega 0-441-
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Patricia A. McKillip
f ALPHABET OF THORN
An orphan girl is haunted by thorns, and a
reluctant queen rules between sea and sky.
“McKillip skillfully weaves together two eras
and two sets of believable characters to create
a single spellbinding story.”—Publishers
Weekly (starred review).
A Library Journal Best Book of 2004.
ACE 304 pp. 0-441-01243-4 $14.00
f HARROWING THE DRAGON
For the first time, the author presents a volume of previously uncollected short
stories—full of beautiful dragons, rueful
princesses, and handsome bards.
ACE 320 pp. 0-441-01360-0 $23.95
f SOLSTICE WOOD
McKillip makes a foray into the modern
world with this tale of the tangled lives we
mere mortals lead, when we turn our eyes
from the beauty and mystery that lie just outside of the everyday.
ACE 320 pp 0-441-01366-X
Available February 2006
Also in ACE: In the Forests of Serre 0-441-01157-8, Od
Magic 0-441-01248-5, Ombria in Shadow 0-441-01016-4,
Riddle-Master 0-441-00596-9, The Tower at Stony Wood
0-441-00829-1, Winter Rose 0-441-00934-4.
“A gripping, funny, page-turning, pretty much
perfect work of magical literature that exists
more or less at the unlikely crossroads of
Chocolat, Interview with the Vampire, Misery, and
the tale of Beauty and the Beast.”—Neil Gaiman.
A New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age
Jove 416 pp. 0-515-13881-9 $7.99
Also in ACE: Deerskin 0-441-01239-6, The Blue Sword
0-441-06880-4, The Hero and the Crown 0-441-00499-7,
The Outlaws of Sherwood 0-441-01325-2, Rose Daughter
0-441-00583-7, Spindle’s End 0-441-00865-8.
John Myers Myers
The cult classic fantasy novel returns to print
after 16 years. “A book of marvels....You can
now have the pleasure of reading Silverlock for
the first time. I envy you.”—Jerry Pournelle.
ACE 384 pp. 0-441-01247-7 $14.95
“Perry is a master storyteller who has written
an epic tale rich in characterizations and
strong in plot.”—Best Reviews.
ACE 512 pp. 0-441-01204-3 $16.00
Also in ACE: Tathea 0-441-00970-0.
f ABSOLUTION GAP
“Serves to round off one of the most impressive
serial space operas of recent times.”—Locus.
Winner of the British Science Fiction Award.
ACE 768 pp. 0-441-01291-4 $8.50
Also in ACE: Century Rain 0-441-01290-6, Chasm City
0-441-01064-4, Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days 0-441-
01238-8, Redemption Ark 0-441-01173-X, Revelation
Richard Paul Russo
f THE ROSETTA CODEX
Orphan Cale Alexandros discovers a book
with strange metal pages and cryptic writings.
Later he learns that it is not only a guide to
alien languages but also holds a secret that
some people will do anything to control.
ACE 384 pp. 0-441-01330-9 $14.95
“One of the most fully realized science-fiction
worlds since Anne McCaffrey’s Pern series...A
real treat.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
ACE 512 pp. 0-441-01260-4 $7.99
f MYSTIC AND RIDER
A Novel of the Twelve Houses
The Mystic woman Senneth and her ally Rider
infiltrate Gillengaria, a land under the sway of a
fanatical cult that would purge it of all magic
ACE 448 pp. 0-441-01246-9
ACE 432 pp. 0-441-01303-1
Paperback available March 2006
f CO YO TE RISING
Earth’s first space colonists struggle against a
repressive government to reclaim their world
in the name of freedom.
ACE 432 pp. 0-441-01251-5 $7.99
f CO YO TE FRON TIER
A Novel of Interstellar Colonization
Twenty years after gaining its independence
from Earth, Coyote colony’s survival is in
question, depending on the descendants of its
ACE 368 pp. 0-441-01331-7 $24.95
ACE 400 pp.
f THE ATROCITY ARCHIVES
“Science fiction’s most pleasant surprise of the
year.”—San Francisco Chronicle. “A bizarre yet
effective yoking of the spy and horror genres.”
—The Washington Post Book World.
ACE 352 pp. 0-441-01365-1 $14.00
f IRON SUNRISE
Sullen teenager Wednesday Shadowmist is
humanity’s only hope of stopping interstellar war.
“A Hollywood thriller with a cyberpunk heart.”
ACE 448 pp. 0-441-01296-5 $7.99
Also in ACE: Singularity Sky 0-441-01179-9.
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