An extra-terrestrial way of death.
When legendary linguist Marius Thorndyke visits the bizarre planet of Pe-Ellia, he is inexorably sucked into the local way of life, of sex, of death.
Nearly twice our size, powerful, intelligent, skin-changing yet roughly humanoid, the alien Pe-Ellians are vulnerable – and deadly.
With the eyes of the world upon them, four men leave the surface of the earth to conquer space. Only one person among the crowds who watch is endowed with an inward prescience of what will happen. To watch disaster is no one’s wish; to be helpless to avert it is worse. But to be caught up in its horrifying aftermath is something to be avoided at all cost…
Twenty years ago, the powerful mage Atrix Wolfe unleashed an uncontrollable force that killed his beloved king. Now, the Queen of the Wood has offered him one last chance for redemption. She asks him to find her daughter, who vanished into the human world during the massacre he caused. No one has seen the princess-but deep in the kitchens of the Castle of Pelucir, there is a scullery maid who appeared out of nowhere one night long ago. She cannot speak and her eyes are full of sadness. But there are those who call her beautiful.
“Go to thy master and say that Mardanax hath come. I have lived to see the barbarian Thongor in his tomb.”
As the stranger throws back his cloak the hellish gleam of his emerald eyes confirms his statement – Mardanax, the Black Magician of Zaar – has survived Thongor’s destruction of the dread City of Magicians.
Mardanax strikes swiftly. His evil sorcery explodes with inconceivable power, and Thongor lies dead. Thongor’s beautiful queen is drugged into mindless obedience to the Black Magician. Her son, the prince, is kidnapped. Thongor’s empire seems to have fallen to the forces of Chaos.
Then, wandering in the land of the dead, Thongor finds a powerful sword of light…
WHOEVER HOLDS THIS NEBULA CAN SWAY THE GALACTIC IMPERIUM
When Raul Linton, Commander of Space Navy, returned from the bloody Third Imperial War in 3468 A.D. he was a disillusioned hero. Defiantly stripping off his medals and ribands, Raul roamed the Inner Cluster of stars in search of some meaning.
But close on his trail was the Imperium Government spy, Pertinax – known as the Snake – who was out to prove Raul a traitor.
And then Raul Linton met up with Sharl of the Yellow Eyes, who proposed a daring scheme of intergalactic action which would at once restore the Sharl’s exiled Queen Innald to her rightful place on the throne of Valadon – but to join this mission, Raul would have to fight openly against his own government…
In a peaceful, residential section of Queens, Kitty Keeler’s young sons have gone missing. Both she and her husband say they have no idea where the children are. Then New York Police Department cop Joe Peters gets the call he’s been dreading. The bodies of two blond, blue-eyed boys have been found.
As Joe launches an investigation, he becomes dangerously drawn to the exquisite Kitty. With the evidence against her mounting and the world calling her a heartless killer, Joe vows to uncover the truth, no matter what the cost. But as violence begets violence, and his obsession with Kitty grows, Joe knows he’ll never rest until he finds the answer to the burning question: Did Kitty Keeler murder her own children?
Draken’s queen is presumed dead. His adopted country is buckling under attack from religious fanatics, and he must try to protect both his country and family. Draken’s daughter is the only thing that gets him through the long days, but when her life is threatened, he must make hard choices about whom he can trust and whom he can no longer protect. The Gods themselves stalk Draken across the war-torn landscape, and his daughter somehow seems to be at the center of it all. Bitter from fighting an insurmountable war, feeling the life he’s rebuilt crumble around him, the ghosts of past mistakes drive him to blindly chase revenge. But Draken is about to learn that in the pursuit of retribution, gods and wars have a way of catching up to a man. In the thrilling conclusion to Dornbusch’s Book of the Seven Eyes trilogy, one man must fight to keep the things he holds dear, and find peace and security at the end of a life of bloodshed.