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PAGE, DAVID A.

 

Mithras Court  (Wizards of the Coast, 2008.)

 

A Ravenloft novel.

 

A man seeking the killer of his wife finds a doorway to an alternate reality.

 

PAGE, IAN  (See collaborations with Joe Dever.)

 

PAGE, NORVELL W.  (See also Randolph Craig.)

 

Flame Winds  (Berkley, 1969.  Magazine version, 1937.)

 

Prester John #1.

 

                A barbarian warrior decides to pit his sword against the magic of a group of sorcerers in an exotic city in the desert.  Bears little resemblance to the Prester John of John Buchan.

 

Sons of the Bear God   (Berkley, 1967.  Magazine version 1939.)

 

Prester John #2.

 

                Cheated of a kingdom he seemed destined to rule, Prester John travels to Asia where he wins a new throne for himself despite the opposition of local sorcerers.

 

PAGLIASSOTTI, DRU

 

Agreement with Hell, An  (Apex, 2011.)

 

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Clockwork Heart  (Edge, 2013.)

 

A steampunk romance.

 

PAIN, BARRY

 

One Before, The  (Richards, 1902.)

 

                A magic ring causes whoever wears it to assume the emotions of the previous wearer. 

 

Robinson Crusoe's Return  (Hodder, 1906.)

 

                Not seen.  A sequel in which Crusoe has become immortal.

 

PAINTER, KRISTEN

 

House of the Rising Sun (Orbit, 2014.)

 

Crescent City #1.

 

A vampire seeks a city where his kind are accepted.

 

PALMATIER, JOSHUA

 

Cracked Throne, The (DAW, 2006.)

 

Throne #2.

 

                Two women try to shape the future of their people.

 

Shattering the Ley (DAW, 2014.)

 

Power struggle in a magical city.

 

Skewed Throne, The  (DAW, 2006.)

 

Throne #1.

 

                A psychic assassin working for the throne begins to suspect that the people she is assigned to kill are not always guilty.

 

Vacant Throne, The  (DAW, 2008.)

 

Throne #3.

 

An assassin turned ruler has to protect her city from destruction.

 

PALMER, PAMELA

 

Dark Gate, The  (Harlequin, 2007.)

 

Magical guardians protect our world from evil forces.

 

PALMER, THOMAS

 

Dream Science  (?, 1990.)

 

                A man visits alternate worlds created in his dreams.

 

PALOW, CHLOE

 

Ark of Fire  (Berkley, 2009.)

 

A search for the Ark of the Covenant.

 

PALWICK, SUSAN

 

Necessary Beggar, The  (Tor, 2005.)

 

                Involuntary exiles to our world from a magical other realm try to find someone to fill the roll of a ritual beggar at a wedding.

 

PANG, ALLISON

 

Brush of Darkness, A  (Pocket, 2011.)

 

Abby Sinclair #1.

 

A mortal woman is a kind of bridge between our world and Faery.

 

Sliver of Shadow, A  (Pocket, 2012.)

 

Abby Sinclair #2.

 

The doors between our world and Faery are suddenly closed.

 

Trace of Moonlight, A  (Pocket, 2012.)

 

Abby Sinclair #3.

 

Our hero is dead, reborn, transformed, and confused by elven magic.

 

PANSHIN, ALEXEI  (See collaboration which follows.)

 

PANSHIN, ALEXEI & PANSHIN, CORY

 

Earth Magic  (Ace, 1978, Magnum, 1980.  Magazine version 1973.)

 

                A young noble is chosen to be the instrument for a magical confrontation, but before he reaches that point he finds himself hunted in his own land, and discovers that what he believed about his lineage isn’t entirely the truth.

 

PANSHIN, CORY  (See collaboration with Alexei Panshin.)

 

PAOLINI, CHRISTOPHER

 

Eldest  (Knopf, 2005.)

 

Inheritance #2.

 

                Eragon travels to distant lands and finds himself in more trouble than ever.

 

Eragon  (Knopf, 2003.)

 

Inheritance #1.

 

                A young boy discovers that he is destined to become a dragon rider.

 

PAPPANO, MARILYN

 

First Kiss  (Bantam, 2000.)

 

                Marginal romance novel about a man who wishes for true love and invokes magic to get what he wants.

 

Heaven on Earth  (Dell, 2002.)

 

                Runaway children are located in a town watched over by three odd angels.

 

Murphy's Law  (Silhouette, 1999.)

 

                A detective believes that his ex-lover, a genuine psychic, is a criminal, but eventually discovers that she has been framed.

 

PARDOE, MARGOT

 

Argle's Mist  (Routledge, 1956.  Funk & Wagnall, 1967, as Curtain of Mist.)

 

                Magic is used to send young people on a trip back through time.

 

Curtain of Mist.  (See Argle's Mist.)

 

PARGETER, EDITH

 

By Firelight  (Heinemann, 1947, Harcourt Brace, 1948.  Reynal & Hitchcock, 1948, as By This Strange Fire.)

 

                A contemporary woman receives a psychic message from the past and learns about a man sentenced to death as a warlock.

 

By This Strange Fire.  (See By Firelight.)

 

City Lies Four Square, The  (Heinemann, 1939.)

 

                A man makes friends with the ghost haunting his home.

 

Lily Hand and Other Stories, The  (Heinemann, 1965.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

PARK, PAUL

 

Ghosts Doing the Orange Dance  (PS, 2013.)

 

A sort of alternate history of the author's family plus a plague.

 

Hidden World, The  (Tor, 2008.)

 

Miranda Popescu #4.

 

A young woman in an alternate world is beset by multiple supernatural entities.

 

Princess of Roumania, A  (Tor, 2005.)

 

Miranda Popescu #1.

 

                A young girl from a magical alternate reality is concealed from her enemies in our world.

 

Tourmaline, The  (Tor, 2006.)

 

Miranda Popescu #2.

 

                Miranda returns to her own reality, separated from her friends, to discover her mother is a prisoner.

 

White Tyger, The  (Tor, 2007.)

 

Miranda Popescu #3.

 

                The fugitive Miranda is captured by her enemies from an alternate reality.

 

PARKER, K.J.  (See also Tom Holt.)

 

Academic Exercises (Subterranean, 2014.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Belly of the Bow, The  (Orbit, 1999.)

 

Fencers #2.

 

                After the fall of his home city, the protagonist takes refuge among others, but discovers that interpersonal rivalries there are just as cut throat as when facing barbarian hordes.  Then he discovers that despite his aversion, he's pretty good at playing the game himself.

 

Colours in the Steel  (Orbit, 1998.)

 

Fencers #1.

 

                When a horde of barbarians lay siege to a city that is the center of the business and legal world, the man called upon to lead the defense is an unlikely character who ultimately proves unequal to the task..

 

Devices and Desires  (Gollancz, 2006.)

 

Engineer #1.

 

                An engineer becomes a fugitive when he designs an item that doesn’t comply with the law.

 

Devil You Know, The (Tor, 2016.)

 

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Downfall of the Gods (Subterranean, 2016.)

 

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Memory  (Orbit, 2003.)

 

Scavenger #3.

 

                An amnesiac discovers the secret of his origin, and that only causes him more problems.

 

Pattern  (Orbit, 2002.)

 

Scavenger #2.

 

                The protagonist continues his search not only for a peaceful place to stay but also for his missing memories.

 

Proof House, The  (Orbit, 2000.)

 

Fencers #3.

 

                Not seen.

 

Shadow  (Orbit, 2001.  Pre-publication title was The God in the Cart.)

 

Scavenger #1.

 

                An amnesiac soldier teams up with a woman who supports herself by defrauding the innocent.  He agrees to play the role of a more than human figure, but some magical force seems to be hot on his trail.

 

PARKER, MARK

 

X-Calibre  (Carroll & Graf, 2000.)

 

                An incompetent sorcerer steals magic from an enchantress and inadvertently turns her partially into a giant snake.  He has a series of humorous adventures while fleeing from her, aided at times by a mysterious intelligent serpent.

 

PARKER, RICHARD

 

M for Mischief  (Meredith, 1965, Scholastic, 1973.)

 

                Kids find a magic stove that grants wishes.

 

Old Powder Line, The  (Gollancz, 1971.)

 

                A time traveling train.

 

PARKINSON, DAN

 

Covenant of the Forge, The  (TSR, 1993.)

 

Dwarven Nations #1.

 

                A people migrating following a war tries to forge a new alliance in a new land, but they are menaced by outside forces as well as the growing threat of a civil war.

 

Gates of Thorbardin, The  (TSR, 1990.)

 

A Dragonlance Heroes novel.

 

                A magical quest story involving a fabulous magical land and a handful of artifacts that have been lost and must be recovered.

 

Gully Dwarves, The  (TSR, 1996.)

 

A Dragonlance Lost Histories novel.

 

                A hero arises among a nation of dwarves for a series of adventures involving a possibly friendly dragon and others.

 

Hammer and Axe  (TSR, 1993.)

 

Dwarven Nations #2.

 

                The adventures of a young hero who has the power to see through magical illusions.

 

Swordsheath Scroll, The  (TSR, 1993.)

 

Dwarven Nations #3.

 

                A series of wars comes to a conclusion and a new leader arises out of the ashes to help lead his new nation into an era of peace.

 

PARKS, RICHARD

 

Long Look, The  (Five Star, 2008.)

 

The story of an evil wizard who is actually just misunderstood.

 

Ogre's Wife, The  (Obscura, 2002.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

On the Banks of the River of Heaven  (Prime, 2010.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Worshipping Small Gods  (Prime, 2007.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

PARSONS, ZACK

 

Liminal States (Citadel, 2012.)

 

Two men from the 1870s stumble on a pool of water that can bring them back from the dead.


PARZYBOK, BENJAMIN

 

Couch  (Small Beer, 2008.)

 

Three characters, one of whom is clairvoyant, discover that they can't put down the couch they are moving.

 

PASCAL, JACQUES

 

Virgin's Sacrifice  (Hustler, 1980.)

 

                Pornography about virgins being sacrificed to a monster until a hero saves them.

 

PASCALL, JEREMY

 

God: The Ultimate Autobiography  (Salem House, 1988.)

 

                Exactly what it sounds like, God telling the “true” story of his creation in its early days, and correcting some of the mistakes chronicled in the Bible.

 

PASNAK, WILLIAM

 

In the City of the King   (Groundwood, 1984.)

 

                The prince is missing and the king seems unconcerned, even though his palace has been invaded by a mysterious cult of priests and his ordinary protectors appear ineffective.  A visitor to the royal city finds herself caught up in the power struggle.

 

PASSARELLA, JOHN (Also writes Fantasy.)

 

Chopping Block. The (Titan, 2014.)

 

A Grimm novel.

 

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PATEL, CARRIE

 

Buried Life, The (Angry Robot, 2014.)

 

Recoletta #1.

 

Intrigue in an underground city.

 

Cities and Thrones (Angry Robot, 2015.)

 

Recoletta #2.

 

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PATER, ROGER

 

Mystic Voices  (Burns Oates, 1923, Kennedy, 1923.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

PATON, RAYMOND

 

Tale of Lal, The  (Chapman & Hall, 1914.)

 

                Not seen.

 

PATRICK, DEN

 

Boy Who Wept Blood, The (Gollancz, 2015.)

 

Magic and intrigue in medieval Venice.

 

PATRICK, J. NELLE

 

Tsarina  (Razorbill, 2014.)

 

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PATTERSON, JAMES

 

Virgin  (McGraw Hill, 1980.)

 

                A novel of the Second Coming of Christ in 1987, following a series of bizarre supernatural events.

 

PATTISON, DARCY

 

Wayfinder, The  (Greenwillow, 2000.)

 

                A young boy tormented by the belief that his fear cost the life of his sister redeems himself by using his magical powers to complete a quest and help his people.

 

PATTON, FIONA

 

Golden Sword, The  (DAW, 2001.)

 

Living Flame #3.

 

                A young man rebels against his destined service to one aspect of his country's magic, but when he takes refuge with an uncle, he discovers that tinkering with things could endanger everyone.

 

Golden Tower, The  (DAW, 2008.)

 

Warriors of Estavia #2.

 

Three children who are subject to a prophecy begin to change their world.

 

Granite Shield, The  (DAW, 1999.)

 

Prequel to the Living Flame series.

 

                A nobleman who disavows the magical power inherent to his family is forced to reconsider when a woman from a neighboring country has a vision of them joining together to restore the authority of the Living Flame through their child.

 

Painter Knight, The  (DAW, 1998.)

 

Living Flame #2.

 

                When the ruler of Branion is assassinated, his five year old daughter is the heir to the throne.  In order to protect her from the jealous forces at court, a friend of the dead king spirits her away and protects her against her enemies.

 

Shining City, The  (DAW, 2011.)

 

Warriors of Estavia #3.

 

Two rival mortals must help a new god defeat its enemies.

 

Silver Lake, The  (DAW, 2005.)

 

Warriors of Estavia #1.

 

                Varied characters who vow allegiance to none of the gods of a magical city have a series of adventures.

 

Stone Prince, The  (DAW, 1997.)

 

Living Flame #1.

 

                There's trouble among the royal family that interferes with efforts to suppress a revolution by a portion of a magical empire.  The young heir to the throne knows that the magical fire which is the basis of his family's claim to power can burn the hand that wields it as well as his enemies.

 

PATTOU, EDITH

 

Fire Arrow  (Harcourt Brace, 1998.)

 

Eirren #2.

 

                A young woman is given a magic arrow and the knowledge that her father and her nurse have both been murdered by the same person.  She uses her wondrous gift to solve the mystery.

 

Hero's Song  (Harcourt Brace, 1991, Magic Carpet, 1998.)

 

Eirren #1.

 

                While in the process of rescuing his kidnapped sister, a young lad discovers that he stands in the way of an attempt to conquer his world by an evil queen.

 

PAUL, SUSAN SPENCER  (Pseudonym of Mary Liming.)

 

Prisoner Bride, The  (Harlequin, 2001.)

 

                Medieval romance with some genuine but minor magic.

 

Touch of Desire  (St Martins, 2006.)

 

The magic legends surrounding a family are real.

 

Touch of Night  (St Martins, 2005.)

 

                Romance novel involving a man under a curse of sleeplessness.

 

PAULSEN, GARY

 

Gorgon Slayer, The  (Dell Yearling, 1995.)

 

                A youngster finds himself in a fantasy world where his job is to kill a gorgon.

 

Legend of Red Horse Canyon, The  (Dell Yearling, 1994.)

 

                Two teens fleeing a band of villains are aided by the ghost of an Indian.

 

PAVER, MICHELLE

 

Burning Shadow, The (Dial, 2014.)

 

Gods and Warriors #2.

 

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Eye of the Falcon, The (Dial, 2015.)

 

Gods and Warriors #3.

 

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Gods and Warriors (Dial, 2013.)

 

Gods and Warriors #1.

 

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PAXSON, DIANA L. (See also collaborations which follow, and collaboration with Marion Zimmer Bradley.)

 

Ancestors of Avalon  (Viking, 2004.)

 

Avalon #1.

 

                A sequel to the Avalon books by Marion Zimmer Bradley.  Survivors of the destruction of Atlantis find a new life in the British Isles.

 

Book of the Cauldron, The  (Avon, 1999.)

 

Hallowed Isle #3.

 

                The Romans have left Britain and there is a movement to restore the old gods.  The King calls upon a mystical being to help heal the land, but his own sister may prevent them from succeeding.

 

Book of the Spear, The  (Avon, 1999.)

 

Hallowed Isle #2.

 

                More adventures of King Arthur and his followers.

 

Book of the Stone, The  (Avon, 2000.)

 

Hallowed Isle #2.

 

                Artor is off conducting a war in Gallia when his son Medraut decides to usurp both the throne and the bed of Queen Guendivar.  Eventually Arthur cuts short the battle to return and restore order in Camalot.

 

Book of the Sword, The  (Avon, 1999.)

 

Hallowed Isle #1.

 

                An unusual variant of the King Arthur story.

 

Brisingamen  (Berkley, 1984.)

 

                A woman in our world discovers Freya's necklace.  That attracts the attention of Loki, who comes to California to steal it back and use its powers to change the world.  The protagonist and her friends must outwit a god to protect themselves.

 

Dragons of the Rhine, The  (Avon, 1995.)

 

Sigmundson #2.

 

                The two lovers are forced by circumstance to contend against one another.  She is bound by tradition and he by magic which has forced his shapeshifting ability to be subordinated to the purposes of others.

 

Earthstone, The  (Tor, 1987, New English Library, 1990.)

 

Westria #4.

 

                Westria has been without a ruler for years, and the current heir is young and untrained.  A traitor to the realm has organized his forces in a remote region and is prepared to attack.  In order to save their people, a band sets out on a mission of entreaty to the supernatural forces that watch over the land of Westria.

 

Golden Hills of Westria, The  (Tor, 2006.)

 

Westria #8.

 

                A kidnapped prince's fate may determine that of his entire nation.

 

Hallowed Isle: Books 1 & 2, The  (Avon, 2000.)

 

                Omnibus of The Book of the Sword and The Book of the Spear.

 

Jewel of Fire, The  (Tor, 1992.)

 

Westria #7.

 

                The last of the magic jewels is known to be inside a volcano, so our hero must battle magic and mortal danger once again in order to collect the complete set and ensure his continued rule of Westria.

 

Lady of Darkness  (Pocket, 1983.)

 

Westria #2.

 

                The king of Westria has found a wife and given her control of the magical jewels that guard his rule.  Unfortunately, others are jealous of her new power, including a sorcerer who would much rather abscond with the gems himself now that the king is ill and cannot interfere.

 

Lady of Light  (Pocket, 1982.)

 

Westria #1.

 

                A king sets out to find the perfect bride, secure in his belief that control of Westria is guaranteed by his control of some magical jewels.  The unlikely woman he finds has a secret of her own.

 

Lady of Light/Lady of Darkness.  See The Mistress of the Jewels.

 

Lord of Horses, The  (Avon, 1996.)

 

Sigmundson #3.

 

                The doomed lovers have been separated, Sigfrid is dead, and now the battle between the armies of Attila and his victims is about to come to its climax.

 

Mistress of the Jewels, The  (Tor, 1991.  New English Library, 1990, as Lady of Light/Lady of Darkness.)

 

                Omnibus of Lady of Light and Lady of Darkness.

 

Paradise Tree, The  (Ace, 1987.)

 

                Using drugs and computers to loosen their grip on our reality, a group of people find themselves with access to a magical other world.  In that place, the forces of Heaven and Hell are gathering for a final battle for control of the Earth, and the outcome is not evident.

 

Ravens of Avalon  (Viking, 2007, Roc, 2008.)

 

Avalon #2.

 

A prequel to The Forest House by Marion Zimmer Bradley, this tells of the Roman conquest of Britain and a revolt against them.

 

Sea Star, The  (Tor, 1988, New English Library, 1991.)

 

Westria #5.

 

                The young king of Westria must prove himself worthy of rule.  To do so, he needs to track down and recover at least one of the magical jewels that were lost in the disaster that killed his parents and nearly destroyed his realm.

 

Serpent's Tooth  (Morrow, 1991, Avon, 1993.)

 

                A retelling of the story of King Lear.  A daughter battles against the machinations of her own sisters to influence their father, who is growing weary of rule and who begins to act arbitrarily and without thinking things through.

 

Silverhair the Wanderer  (Tor, 1986, New English Library, 1990.)

 

Westria #3.

 

                A knight of Westria assumes another identity and sets out to track down his sister and nephew, heir to the throne, who have both disappeared under mysterious circumstances.  He is pursued by an evil magician who has reason to hope that Silverhair's mission is unsuccessful.

 

Sword of Avalon  (Roc, 2009.)

 

Avalon #3.

 

Soldiers seek the hidden heir to the throne of Atlantis.

 

White Mare, Red Stallion  (Berkley, 1986, New English Library, 1988.)

 

                The daughter of a chieftain in Roman dominated Britain is involved in clan rivalries that result in her vow to murder a man who is himself in love with her.  Set in early Scotland where magic is part of the real world, and tradition commands the lives of the local inhabitants.

 

White Raven, The  (Morrow, 1988, New English Library, 1988, Avon, 1989.)

 

                A retelling of the classic story of Tristan and Iseult set in a magical Celtic world.

 

Wind Crystal, The  (Tor, 1990, New English Library, 1992.)

 

Westria #6.

 

                The hero has recovered two of the four magical jewels that are the key to power in Westria, but now he must set out on yet another quest to find the third.

 

Wolf and the Raven, The  (Morrow, 1993, Avon, 1994.)

 

Sigmundson #1.

 

                A retelling of the story of Sigfrid and Brunhild.  Two young people from rival clans are raised in their own separate traditions and directed toward their independent destinies.  But things will happen which will throw them together, cause them to fall in love, and alter the future for both of their peoples.

 

PAXSON, DIANA L. & MARTINE-BARNES, ADRIENNE

 

Master of Earth and Water  (Avon, 1993.)

 

Fionn mac Cumhal #1.

 

                Based on an Irish legend, this is the story of an infant of mysterious parentage who is raised by those aware of his destiny as a champion of his people.  He grows to maturity unaware of his fated future and subject to the magic of the ancient world.

 

Shield Between the Worlds, The  (Avon, 1994.)

 

Fionn mac Cumhal #2.

 

                Before he can become leader of his tribe, a young man must pay off old debts in the land of faerie.  This includes besting a dragon and a host of goblins, and then he must return to face human enemies as well.

 

Sword of Fire and Shadow  (Avon, 1995.)

 

Fionn mac Cumhal #3.

 

                Now aged and suffering from a weakening of his powers, the protagonist still leads his people and has one final great victory as a war in the land of Faerie threats to overflow into the land of his tribe.

 

PAYNE, MICHAEL H.

 

Blood Jaguar, The  (Tor, 1998.)

 

                In an alternate North America, human beings don't exist and the world is populated by various animal cultures, many of whom are inimical to one another.

 

PAZZI, ROBERTO & FITZGERALD, M.J.

 

Princess and the Dragon, The  (Knopf, 1990.)

 

                A dying Russian aristocrat travels mentally through time for a series of encounters.

 

PEAK, MICHAEL

 

Catamount  (Roc, 1992.)

 

                Animal fantasy in which a puma and an eagle must make common cause when the gods of the animals warns them of a coming danger.

 

Cat House  (Signet, 1989.)

 

                The secret battle between tribes of cats who are more intelligent than we think.

 

PEAKE, MERVYN

 

Gormenghast  (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950, Weybright & Talley, 1967, Ballantine, 1968, Penguin, 1970, Vintage, 1998.)

 

Gormenghast #2.

 

               

 

Gormenghast Novels, The  (Overlook, 1995.  Penguin, 1983, as The Titus Books.)

 

                Omnibus of the Gormenghast Trilogy.

 

Mr. Pye  (Heinemann, 1953.)

 

                Short tale of a man who grows horns when he does bad things.

 

Titus Alone  (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1959, (Weybright & Talley, 1967, Ballantine, 1968, Penguin, 1970, Vintage, 1998.)

 

Gormenghast #3.

 

               

 

Titus Books, The.  (See The Gormenghast Novels.)

 

Titus Groan  (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946, Reynal & Hitchcock, 1946, Weybright & Talley, 1967, Ballantine, 1967, Penguin, 1970, Vintage, 1998.)

 

Gormenghast #1.

 

                Opening volume of the history of an enormous castle, so big that no one has ever visited all of its rooms.

 

PEARCE, PHILIPPA

 

Tom's Midnight Garden  (Oxford, 1958, Lippincott, 1958.)

 

                Young reader's book about a boy who finds himself back in the past.

 

PEARSON, EDWARD

 

Chamiel  (Quartet, 1973, Pocket, 1974.)

 

                A battle between good and evil angels, written in the style of heroic fantasy.  The title character is an angel who sets out to deliver a critical message.

 

PEARSON, MARY E.

 

David V. God  (Harcourt, 2000.)

 

                Young adult fantasy about a boy who is killed in an accident and challenges God to a debate in order to regain his life.

 

PEARSON, RIDLEY  (See also collaboration with Dave Barry.)

 

Disney at Dawn  (Hyperion, 2009)

 

Disney #2.

 

Magical mystery in Disneyworld.

 

Disney in Shadow  (Hyperion, 2009.)

 

Disney #3.

 

Teens find themselves transformed into holograms.

 

Kingdom Keepers, The  (Hyperion, 2005.)

 

Disney #1.

 

                Youngsters battle magical forces inside Disneyworld.

 

PECK, DALE

 

Lost Cities, The  (Bloomsbury, 2007.)

 

                A floating mansion gets caught in a time warp.

 

PECK, RICHARD

 

Lost in Cyberspace  (Dial, 1995, Puffin, 1997.)

 

                Two kids use their computer to translate themselves into a virtual reality world where time travel is possible.

 

PEEK, BEN

 

Godless, The (Thomas Dunne, 2014.)

 

Children #1.

 

Chaos erupts after the death of the gods.

 

PEEL, JOHN

 

Book of Doom  (Llewellyn, 2006.)

 

Diadem #10.

 

                The defenders of a magical land have been scattered.

 

Book of Earth  (Apple, 1998, Llewellyn, 2004.)

 

Diadem #5.

 

                The hero's powers are fading and can only be replenished if he returns to the original Earth.

 

Book of Magic  (Apple, 1997, Llewellyn, 2004.)

 

Diadem #3.

 

                The evil forces within the world of the diadem rally in an effort to prevent the protagonists from penetrating to its inner realm.

 

Book of Names  (Apple, 1997, Llewellyn, 2004.)

 

Diadem #1.

 

                Two real children and a virtual reality creation find themselves in a magical world where their mission is to save the universe.

 

Book of Nightmares  (Apple, 1998, Llewellyn, 2004.)

 

Diadem #6.

 

                One of their number is imprisoned on a distant world, so her friends organize a rescue mission.

 

Book of Oceans  (Llewellyn, 2005.)

 

Diadem #8.

 

                Pirates attack our heroes, who use magic to defeat them.

 

Book of Reality  (Llewellyn, 2005.)

 

Diadem #9.

 

                The time and space traveling teens get into more magical trouble.

 

Book of Signs  (Apple, 1997, Llewellyn, 2004.)

 

Diadem #2.

 

                The wandering children search for a shapechanging magician who will provide the next clue in their quest.

 

Book of Thunder  (Apple, 1997, Llewellyn, 2004.)

 

Diadem #4.

 

                The three heroes go to the aid of a tribe of unicorns, whose land has been invaded by evil.

 

Book of War  (Llewellyn, 2005.)

 

Diadem #7.

 

                ?

 

PEELER, NICOLE

 

Eye of the Tempest  (Orbit, 2011.)

 

Tempest #4.

 

A non-human with magical powers tries to fit in.

 

Tempest Rising  (Orbit, ?)

 

Tempest #1.

 

?

 

Tempest's Fury  (Orbit, ?)

 

Tempest #5.

 

?

 

Tempest's Legacy  (Orbit, ?)

 

Tempest #3.

 

A supernatural creature is attacking young women.

 

Tracking the Tempest  (Orbit, ?)

 

Tempest #2.

 

?

 

PEHOV, ALEXEY

 

Chasers of the Wind (Tor, 2014.)

 

Aftermath of a magical war.

 

Shadow Blizzard  (Tor, 2012.)

 

Chronicles of Sial #3.

 

The quest for a magical artifact runs into trouble.

 

Shadow Chaser  (Tor, 2011.)

 

Chronicles of Sial #2.

 

More questing.

 

Shadow Prowler  (Tor, 2010, translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield.)

 

Chronicles of Sial #1.

 

Quest novel in a magical land.

 

PENNY, FANNY EMILY

 

Magic in the Air  (Hodder, 1933.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Malabar Magician, The  (Chatto & Windus, 1912.)

 

                A series of adventures involving native magic and a skeptical police officer.

 

Swami's Curse, The  (Hodder, 1922.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Wishing Stone, The  (Hodder, 1930.)

 

                Not seen.

 

PERDUE, LEWIS

 

Daughter of God  (Forge, 2000.)

 

                The Vatican has long suppressed the proof that there was a female emissary from God during the 4th Century.  Two people in the present stumble across the conspiracy and almost lose their lives.

 

PERETTI, FRANK

 

Door in the Dragon's Throat, The  (Crossway, 1985.)

 

                Young readers' story about an archaeological find that discovers a mystical secret.

 

PERRET, JACQUES

 

Honor of Gaston La Torch, The.  (See The Wind in the Sails.)

 

Wind in the Sails, The  (Hart Davis, 1954.  Norton, 1955 as The Honor of Gaston La Torch.)

 

                A man wakes up in the body of his ancestor.

 

PERRIN, DON  (See also collaborations with Margaret Weis.)

 

Black Road, The  (Pocket, 2001.)

 

A Diablo novel.

 

                A warrior battles a horde of demons.

 

Theros Ironfeld  (TSR, 1996.)

 

A Dragonlance Warriors novel.

 

                A young man captured by minotaurs grows to be a mighty warrior, and eventually leads his own people in their battle against an invasion by nasty dragons.

 

PERRY, ANNE

 

Come Armageddon  (Ace, 2003.)

 

Tathea #2.

 

                A woman wanders the hinterlands, waiting for the arrival of the forces foretold of in prophecy who will help her defeat a terrible evil.

 

Tathea  (Shadow Mountain, 1999, Ace, 2002.)

 

Tathea #1.

 

                Following the death of her family, a woman goes on a voyage of discovery through a mystical world.  More of an allegory on religion than a work of fiction.

 

PERRY, MARK  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Morigu: The Desecration  (Popular Library, 1986.)

 

                After years of peace, an alliance of humans and other races must gather to combat the minions of an evil Dark Lord.  Their best hope is to find a legendary hero to lead them.

 

PERRY, MARK & PERRY, MEGAHN

 

Warlock's Blade, A  (Tor, 1987.)

 

A Crossroads Adventure

 

Multi-path gamebook set in the universe of Christopher Stasheff's Warlock series.

 

PERRY, MEGAHN  (See collaboration with Mark Perry.)

 

PERRY, S.D.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Wonder Woman  (Pocket Star, 2009, from the screenplay by Michael Jelenic.)

 

Wonder Woman battles Ares, god of war.

 

PERRY, STEVE  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Conan the Defiant  (Tor, 1987, Sphere, 1990.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

On a mission to avenge the death of a friend, Conan gets involved with more vile sorceries and beautiful women, is pursued by a legion of zombies, and gains possession of a magical jewel which, if in the wrong hands, could destroy the entire world.

 

Conan the Fearless  (Tor, 1986, Sphere, 1990.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

Conan agrees to act as bodyguard to a young girl who commands supernatural forces and whose powers are desired by an evil wizard.  But there's more than one avaricious person with designs on the girl, and the barbarian finds there's plenty of work for his sword.

 

Conan the Formidable  (Tor, 1990.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

Conan avoids a fatal encounter with a race of giants and travels on, only to attract the attention of two determined women and a few assorted villains. 

 

Conan the Freelance  (Tor, 1990.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

This time the barbarian is caught between a beautiful temptress and a vile necromancer, both of whom want him dead.  And there's a shapechanger and a woman searching for a sacred treasure who both want him to accommodate them as well.

 

Conan the Indomitable  (Tor, 1989.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

The barbarian gets caught in the middle of a magical war between a witch and a wizard, defeats a cyclops, rescues a beautiful woman, and escapes with his skin relatively intact.

 

Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead  (Del Rey, 2009.)

 

An Indiana Jones novel.

 

Adventure on an island where zombies are real.

 

Mask, The  (Bantam, 1994, based on the screenplay by Mike Werb.)

 

                An oddball finds a magical mask that transforms him into a cartoonlike superhero, which helps him thwart a crime boss until the villain manages to steal the mask.

 

Windowpane  (Five Star, 2003.)

 

                An itinerant musician and his friends seek to reawaken the mystical goodness of America despite the opposition of a supernatural evil.

 

PERRY, W.C.

 

Revolt of the Horses, The  (Grant Richards, 1898.)

 

                Horses create a new nation.

 

PERSHING, DIANE

 

Cassie's Cowboy  (Silhouette, 2002.)

 

                A woman falls in love with a man who manifests himself from her stories.

 

PERUTZ, LEO

 

Master of the Day of Judgment  (Mathews, 1929, Boni, 1930, Collier, 1965, Arcade, 1975, translated from the German by Hedwig Singer.)

 

                Metaphysical fantasy involving a mystical curse.

 

PETERKIEWICZ, JERZY

 

Quick and the Dead, The  (Macmillan, 1961.)

 

                A light fantasy set in the afterlife.

 

PETERS, ELLIS  (Pseudonym of Edith Pargeter.)

 

Morbid Taste for Bones, A  (Morrow, 1977, Popular Library, 1980, Crest, ?)

 

                A Brother Cadfael 12th Century murder mystery that has some apparently genuine miracles taking place in the closing chapters but which is otherwise not fantasy.

 

Pilgrim of Hate, The  (Morrow, 1984, Macmillan, 1984.)

 

                A Brother Cadfael murder mystery in which a child with a withered leg is miraculously healed. 

 

PETERS, S.M.

 

Ghost Ocean (2009)

 

Whitechapel Gods  (?, 2008.)

 

A hidden part of London is run by mechanical men.

 

PETERS, JULIE ANNE

 

Luna  (Little Brown, 2004.)

 

                A young boy is transformed into a beautiful girl every night when the moon shines.

 

PETERSON, JOHN

 

Littles, The  (Scholastic, 1967.)

 

Littles #1.

 

                Children's story about a race of tiny people living hidden in a house.

 

Littles and the Big Storm, The  (Scholastic, 1979.)

 

Littles #9.

 

                Bad weather makes life difficult for the tiny family.

 

Littles and the Great Halloween Scare, The  (Scholastic, 2007.)

 

Littles #?

 

?

 

Littles and the Terrible Tiny Kid, The  (Scholastic, 1993.)

 

Littles #10.

 

                A troublesome child complicates the life of the diminutive family.

 

Littles and the Trash Tinies, The  (Scholastic, 1977.)

 

Littles #7.

 

                The diminutive family finds others of their kind.

 

Littles Give a Party, The  (Scholastic, 2007.)

 

Littles #?

 

 ?

 

Littles Go Exploring, The  (Scholastic, 1978.)

 

Littles #8.

 

                The tiny family ventures out of the house they consider to be the entire world.

 

Littles Have a Wedding, The  (Scholastic, 1971.)

 

Littles #4.

 

                Title tells it all.

 

Littles' Surprise Party, The  (Scholastic, 1972.)

 

Littles #5

 

                A  big bash for the little people.

 

Littles Take a Trip, The  (Scholastic, 1968.)

 

                The magical family goes on a trip.  For younger readers.

 

Littles to the Rescue, The  (Scholastic, 1968.)

 

                Heroic deeds by the family of tiny humans.

 

Tom Little's Great Halloween Scare  (Scholastic, ?)

 

Littles #6

 

                Not seen.

 

PETREY, SUSAN

 

Gifts of Blood  (Baen, 1992.)

 

                Collection of related stories about a tribe of vampires.

 

PEVEL, PIERRE

 

Alchemist in the Shadows, The  (Pyr, 2011, translated by Tom Clegg.)

 

Blades #2.

 

A conspiracy to magically dominate the world in alternate medieval France.

 

Cardinal's Blades, The  (Pyr, 2010, translated by Tom Clegg.)

 

Blades #1.

 

Evil sorcerers try to use dragons to conquer an alternate medieval France.

 

PEWSEY, ELIZABETH

 

Dewstone Quest, The  (Orion, 1997.)

 

Talking Head #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Hand of Doume, The  (Dolphin, 1999.)

 

                Children's fantasy set in a mythical country filled with werewolves, vampires, and other legendary creatures.

 

Talking Head, The  (Orion, 1996.)

 

Talking Head #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

Walled City, The  (Orion, 1998.)

 

Talking Head #3.

 

                Another adventure in a magical other world, involving the quest to save two cities from destruction.

 

PFLUG, URSULA

 

Green Music  (Tesseract, 2000.)

 

                Mystical fantasy about a union between humans and turtles.

 

PHELPS, ELIZABETH

 

Beyond the Gates  (?, 1893, Regent Press, 1911.

 

Gates #3.

 

                After death experiences.

 

Gates Ajar, The  (?)

 

Gates #1.

 

                Not seen

 

Gates Between, The  (?)

 

Gates #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Oath of Allegiance and Other Stories, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1909.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories, not all of which are fantasy.

 

PHILBRICK, RODMAN

 

Rem World  (Scholastic, 2000.)

 

                A youngster trying to lose weight is transported to a magical world full of fantastic creatures, and accomplishes his goal while saving the universe.

 

PHILLIFENT, JOHN T.

 

Touch of Evil, The  (Digit, 1963.)

 

                Collection of related stories.

 

PHILIP, GILLIAN

 

Wolfsbane (Tor, 2014.)

 

Rebel Angel #3.

 

?

 

PHILIP, NEIL

 

Fairy Tales  (DK, 2000.)

 

                Retellings of famous fairy tales.

 

PHILLIPS, A.M.

 

Mislaid Charm, The  (Prime, 1947.)

 

                When a man finds something belonging to a tribe of gnomes, he gets into a great deal of trouble.

 

PHILLIPS, CHRISTINA

 

Forbidden  (Heat, 2010.)

 

Carys #1.

 

Magic and torrid romance in ancient Rome.

 

PHILLIPS, HOLLY

 

Engine's Child, The  (Del Rey, 2008.)

 

Three people get involved in a plan to open a bridge from one magical world to another.

 

PHILLIPS, ROB  (See collaborations with Tim Lahaye.)

 

PHILLIPS, DR. SHAWN

 

Dillon's Dream: Water & Earth  (YBCoyote, 2009.)

 

Space travel and magic intermix in the near future.

 

PHILLPOTTS, EDEN

 

Alcyone  (Benn, 1930, Hutchinson, 1949.)

 

                Not seen.  Fairies.

 

Deal With the Devil, A  (Bliss, Sanders & Foster, 1895, Warne, 1901.)

 

                Not seen.  The title tells it all.

 

Evander  (Richards, 1919, Macmillan, 1919.)

 

                A story of the Greek gods, based on the legends.

 

Fancy Free  (Methuen, 1901.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Girl and the Faun, The  (Palmer & Hayward, 1916.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Golden Island  (Everett, 1938.)

 

                Not seen.  Fairies.

 

Lavender Dragon, The  (Richards, 1923, Macmillan, 1923.)

 

                A knight goes out to slay a dragon and finds out the dragon is actually helping the people it supposedly killed.

 

Miniature, The  (Watts, 1926, Macmillan, 1927.)

 

                The gods discuss the history of humankind.

 

Owl of Athene, The  (Hutchinson, 1936.)

 

                Confused story of the Greek gods contemplating human existence, while the Earth is invaded by giant crabs.

 

Pan and the Twins  (Richards, 1922, Macmillan, 1922.)

 

                Pan intervenes in the life of a young Roman boy.

 

Peacock House and Other Mystery Stories  (Hutchinson, 1926.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories, not all of which are fantasy.

 

Treasures of Typhon, The  (Richards, 1924, Macmillan, 1925.)

 

                Not seen.  The protagonist can communicate with trees.

 

PIEL, STOBIE

 

Strange Brews  (Lovespell, 2005.)

 

                Romance novel involving wizards.

 

PIERCE, J. CALVIN

 

Door to Ambermere, The  (Ace, 1992.)

 

Ambermere #1.

 

                A door links a bar in our world to a tavern in a fantasy world.  When an unlucky gambler wanders through into a battle of sorcery, a monstrous creature from the other world is given entrance to our own.

 

Sorceress of Ambermere, The   (Ace, 1993.)

 

Ambermere #2.

 

                A working girl from our world finds a magical ring that transports here to another world.  There she discovers she has the power of sorcery, the mastery of which she must complete quickly if she is to survive.

 

Wizard of Ambermere, The  (Ace, 1993.)

 

Ambermere #3.

 

                Marcia has returned to our world from the magic realm of Ambermere, but she is accompanied by a fairly biddable demon and a host of rather disconcerting pixies.  In order to keep her life in order, she's going to have to learn to master her magical abilities and exert control over her new entourage.

 

PIERCE, MEREDITH

 

Birth of the Firebringer  (Point, 1985, Four Winds, 1985, Macmillan, 1985.)

 

Firebringer #1.

 

                The adventures of a young unicorn who is an apprentice warrior in the service of his tribe.

 

Darkangel, The  (Atlantic Monthly, 1982, Collins, 1983, Tor, 1984, Magic Carpet, 1998, Little, Brown, 2006.)

 

Darkangel #1.

 

                In a fantasy world where vampires exist, the young servant of a master vampire is in a position to destroy him.  She hesitates however because she has seen that there is an element of good in his nature and judges that he might not be past redemption.

 

Darkangel Trilogy, The.  (See The Pearl of the Soul of the World.)

 

Dark Moon  (Little, Brown, ?)

 

Firebringer #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Gathering of Gargoyles, A  (Atlantic Monthly, 1984, Tor, 1985, Magic Carpet, 1998, Little Brown, 2007.)

 

Darkangel #2.

 

                The heroine has helped to partially free her vampire master from the evil witch who holds him and others in her power.  Now she must risk all and strike directly at their enemy if he is ever to be completely free.

 

Pearl of the Soul of the World, The  (Little, Brown, 1990, Magic Carpet, 1999.)

 

Darkangel #3.

 

                The protagonist finally learns the secret of her own destiny and draws upon the magical power she commands  to defeat  the evil witch who is draining the life out of her world.

 

Pearl of the Soul of the World, The  (Magic Carpet, 1999.  Guild America, 1990, as The Darkangel Trilogy.)

 

                Omnibus of the Darkangel trilogy.

 

Son of Summer Stars, The  (Little, Brown, 1996.)

 

Firebringer #3.

 

                A unicorn struggles with the knowledge that his destiny is to save his people from a terrible evil.

 

Waters Luminous and Deep  (?, Firebird, 2005.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Woman Who Loved Reindeer, The  (Atlantic Monthly, 1985, Hodder, 1987, Tor, 1989, Magic Carpet, 2000.)

 

                After falling in love with a shapechanger, a woman is shocked to discover he has abandoned her.  Then a series of natural disasters beset her world, and she must follow her one time lover to a magical realm to discover the cause.

 

PIERCE, TAMORA  (Note that all of the author's series are set in the framework of Tortall.)

 

Alanna: The First Adventure  (Atheneum, 1983, Sprinter, 1989..)

 

Song of Lioness #1.

 

                A young woman determined to be a soldier impersonates a man and wins admission to a military training school.  She finds it increasingly difficult to conceal her gender, as well as to hide the magical powers she is developing, particularly when she must use them to save the life of a friend.

 

Bloodhound (Random House, 2009.)

 

Beka Cooper #2.

 

A young woman becomes a police officer in magical realm.

 

Briar's Book  (Random House, 2000.)

 

Circle of Magic #4.

 

               

 

Cold Fire  (Scholastic, 2003.)

 

Circle Opens #3.

 

                ?

 

Daja's Book  (Random House, 2000.)

 

Circle of Magic #3.

 

                ?

 

Emperor Mage  (Atheneum, 1995, Sprinter, 1997.)

 

Immortals #3.

 

                There's a peace treaty in the offing, but a woman with magical powers discovers that she still has use for them in the intrigues that abound around her.

 

First Test  (Random House, 1999.)

 

Protector of the Small #1.

 

                Keladry is the first girl to take advantage of the ruling that women should be allowed to train for the knighthood.  She discovers that the training master and some of her fellow students are determined that she will fail, even if they have to go out of their way to make certain of it.

 

Girl Who Rides Like a Man, The.  (See The Woman Who Rides Like a Man.)

 

In the Hand of the Goddess  (Atheneum, 1984, Sprinter, 1990.)

 

Song of Lioness #2.

 

                Still pretending to be a man, Alanna becomes bodyguard to a prince who knows her real identity.  As a soldier, she can face his enemies, but when a magical attack is in the offing, she must call upon the powers she has tried to suppress.

 

Lady Knight  (Random House, 2002.)

 

Protector of the Small #4.

 

                The young protagonist has become a knight, but she is assigned to rear line duty during a war despite her visions, which might warn of a terrible danger to come.

 

Lioness Rampant  (Atheneum, 1988, Sprinter, 1990.)

 

Song of Lioness #4.

 

                Now Alanna is in love with three different men, and on top of that, a dead man's influence has appeared from beyond the grave and endangers the succession to the throne.

 

Magic Steps, The  (Scholastic, 2001.)

 

Circle Opens #1.

 

                ?

 

Melting Stones  (Scholastic, 2008.)

 

Two people attempt to use magic to save an island from a simmering volcano.

 

Page  (Random House, 2000.)

 

Protector of the Small #2.

 

                The first female page in years finds her training even more difficult because of the animosity of the boys in her group.

 

Realms of the Gods, The  (Random House, 1996, Simon Pulse, 2006.)

 

Immortals #4.

 

                Although her powers are critical to the survival of her people, a young woman finds herself transported into the land of the gods themselves, for a purpose she cannot understand.

 

Sandry’s Book  (Scholastic, 1999.)

 

Circle of Magic #1.

 

                Four young friends with four different magical powers must find a way to make them all work together to avert a disaster.

 

Shatterglass  (Scholastic, 2004.)

 

Circle Opens #4.

 

                ?

 

Squire  (Random House, 2001.)

 

Protector of the Small #3.

 

                A young woman training to be a knight is about to undergo a test in which she has to confront varying versions of herself in a magic chamber.

 

Street Magic  (Scholastic, 2001.)

 

Circle Opens #2.

 

                ?

 

Terrier  (Random House, 2006.)

 

Beka Cooper #1.

 

                A young woman has adventures in the police force of a magical world.

 

Trickster's Choice  (Random House, 2003.)

 

Daughter of Lioness #1.

 

                A young girl is taken captive by a rival nation and bargains with a magician. 

 

Trickster's Queen  (Random House, 2004.)

 

Daughter of Lioness #2.

 

                The protagonist poses as a servant girl but is actually a spy.

 

Tris’s Book  (Scholastic, 1999.)

 

Circle of Magic #2.

 

                Teens use their magical powers to stave off attacks by pirates, but their efforts are hampered by the presence of an enemy agent within the compound they are defending.

 

Wild Magic  (Random House, 1992, Atheneum, 1992.)

 

Immortals #1.

 

                A young girl takes a job working with horses, and does remarkably well.  Then her employers discover that she has a magical ability to communicate with animals, a talent which might be required to preserve the balance of nature in the face of magical invaders.

 

Wolf-Speaker   (Random House, 1994.)

 

Immortals #2.

 

                When humans begin destroying the forests that are their home, a pack of wolves appeals to a human girl who can communicate with them in order to plead their case.

 

Woman Who Rides Like a Man, The  (Atheneum, 1986, Sprinter, 1990.  ?, 1992, as The Girl Who Rides Like a Man.)

 

Song of Lioness #3.

 

                A female warrior proves herself when captured by a tribe of barbaric nomads.  At the same time, she is torn between two men, for each of whom she feels strong affection.

 

PIERSON, CHRIS

 

Blades of the Tiger  (Wizards of the Coast, 2005.)

 

A Dragonlance novel.

 

                The return of sorcery to a world causes a fresh round of conflict.

 

Chosen of the Gods  (Wizards of the Coast, 2001.)

 

A Dragonlance novel.

 

                The benevolent rulers of a magical kingdom have foreseen their own death and the conquest of their people by the forces of evil, so one sets out on a quest to find the individual who can change the future.

 

Dezra's Quest  (TSR, 1999.)

 

A Dragonlance Bridge of Time novel.

 

                Although the Centaurs have lived in peace for many generations, a wave of discontent and the rise of a bellicose leader threatens to bring this era to an end.

 

Divine Hammer  (Wizards of the Coast, 2002.)

 

A Dragonlance novel.

 

                A peaceful kingdom is troubled by dark magic, so one of the king's retainers is sent on a mission to destroy the evil sorcerers.

 

Sacred Fire  (Wizards of the Coast, 2003.)

 

A Dragonlance novel.

 

                A legendary hero reappears at the height of a war against an evil force.

 

Spirit of the Wind  (TSR, 1998.)

 

A Dragonlance Bridge of Time novel.

 

                Check!

 

Trail of the Black Wyrm  (Wizards of the Coast, 2006.)

 

A Dragonlance novel.

 

                A man searches for his missing, pregnant wife in order to avert a curse.

 

PIKE, CHRISTOPHER

 

Alosha  (Tor, 2004.)

 

Ali Warner #1.

 

                A teenager discovers that she is the next queen of the fairies.

 

Last Story, The  (Archway, 1995, Hodder, 1995.)

 

Remember Me #3.

 

A young woman who is reincarnated in order to write motivational stories for youngsters discovers that there is another form of supernatural creature inimical to human life.

 

Remember Me  (Archway, 1989, Hodder, 1990.)

 

Remember Me #1.

 

Not seen.

 

Return, The  (Archway, 1994, Hodder, 1995.)

 

Remember Me #2.

 

Not seen.

 

Shaktra, The  (Tor, 2005.)

 

Ali Warner #2.

 

                A teenager from our world travels to a mystical realm to find her mother and confront an evil force.

 

Yanti, The  (Tor, 2006.)

 

Ali Warner #3.

 

                A teenager must master a magical artifact to save the world.

 

PIKE, JUDITH  (See collaboration with Warren Hollister.)

 

PINI, RICHARD  (See collaborations with Wendy Pini.)

 

PINI, WENDY & PINI, RICHARD

 

Captives of Blue Mountain  (Ace, 1997.)

 

Elfquest #3.

 

                Humans worship what they believe to be supernatural birds, but the elves know that they are just malevolent creatures capable of preying on elves, and of being tracked and killed.

 

Elfquest: Journey to Sorrow's End  (Playboy, 1982, Berkley, 1984, Ace, 1993.)

 

Elfquest #1.

 

                The home of the elves is destroyed by invaders, so the survivors set out on a marvelous journey in search of a new homeland.

 

Quest Begins, The  (Ace, 1996.)

 

Elfquest #2.

 

                Humans have invaded the land of the elves and are scattering the remnants of that people.  One of the elves conceives of a plan to unite all of his own kind into one force that can deal with the interlopers.

 

PINKWATER, MANUS

 

Wingman  (Dodd, Mead, 1975, Dell Yearling, 1976.)

 

                A young boy encounters a flying man who whisks him off for a visit to China.  For younger readers.

 

PINTO, RICARDO

 

Chosen, The  (Tor, 2000.)

 

Stone Dance of Chameleon #1.

 

                A reclusive member of the ruling class of a magical realm is recalled when there’s a crisis in the government.  His son accompanies him and  in the course of their journey he makes many friends and faces several dangers, but he also learns that his father is part of a corrupt and cruel dictatorship.

 

Standing Dead, The  (Tor, 2003.)

 

Stone Dance of Chameleon #2.

 

                Two fugitives from the powerful rulers of the world fall into the hands of barbarians and have a series of adventures in the wilderness, discovering that their world is more complex than they had realized.

 

Third God, The  (Transworld, 2010.)

 

Stone Dance of Chameleon #3.

 

?

 

PIPER, EILEEN

 

Magician's Trap, The  (Scholastic, 1976.)

 

                Children's fantasy about a blind girl who foils an evil magician.

 

PIPER, LINDSEY

 

Blood Warrior (Pocket, 2013.)

 

Dragon Kings #2.

 

?

 

Caged Warrior (Pocket, 2013.)

 

Dragon Kings #1.

 

?

 

Hunted Warrior (Pocket, 2015.)

 

Dragon Kings #3.

 

?

 

PIPKIN, PAUL

 

Fan-Shaped Destiny of William Seabrook, The  (IPublish, 2001.)

 

                Surrealistic contemporary fantasy about mystic documents.

 

PITTS, J.A.

 

Black Blade Blues  (Tor, 2010.)

 

Sarah Beauhall #1.

 

A woman uses a magic sword to battle weredragons hidden among us.,

 

Bravado's House of Blues  (Fairwood, 2013.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Forged in Fire  (Tor, 2012.)

 

Sara Beauhall #3.

 

A dragonslayer battles a magically empowered serial killer.

 

Honeyed Words  (Tor, 2011.)

 

Sara Beauhall #2.

 

Various mythical creatures are real and our protagonist has a magic sword.

 

PLACE, MARIAN T.

 

Resident Witch, The  (Yves Washburn, 1970, Avon Camelot, 1973.)

 

                Children's story about a young witch who poses as a contest participant in order to make friends with normal children.

 

Witch Who Saved Halloween, The  (Yves Washburn, 1971, Avon Camelot, 1974.)

 

                A young witch solves the world's pollution problems in order to avoid having all the witches on Earth move to another planet.

 

PLANCK, M.C.

 

Gold Throne in the Shadow (Pyr, 2015.)

 

Prime #2.

 

A man raised from the dead commands an army unit.

 

Judgment at Verdant Court (Pyr, 2016.)

 

Prime #3.

 

A troubled man tries to find the right path in a world of dark magic.

 

Sword of the Bright Lady (Pyr, 2014.)

 

Prime #1.

 

A man is transported into a savage magical world.

 

PLUMMER, CATHARINE

 

All About Brother Bird  (Doubleday, 1966, Curtis, ?.)

 

                Amusing story about a monk with the power to fly, and the effects of his ability on the other members of his monastery.

 

PLUNKETT, SUSAN

 

Alicia's Song  (Lovespell, 2001.)

 

Alaska #1.

 

                A woman and her sister inexplicably travels back to 19th Century Alaska where she finds the love of her life.

 

Bethany's Song  (Lovespell, 2001.)

 

Alaska #2.

 

                The second half of a pair of time traveling women finds true love.

 

Heaven’s Time  (Jove, 1998.)

 

                A female astronaut appears to have died when her ship is caught in a meteorite shower, but instead she travels back through time to 1887 where she is rescued by a handsome man in this romance novel.

 

Remember Love  (Jove, 1996.)

 

After drowning in a boating accident, a woman is reborn a century earlier and finds love at last.

 

Silver Tomorrows  (Jove, 1997.)

 

An earthquake sends a young woman back through time to an unsettled part of Colorado.  A romance novel.

 

Soul Survivor  (Jove, 1999.)

 

                A woman's romantic life is given a lift when the ghost of her father intervenes.

 

Timepool  (Jove, 1999.)

 

                A woman searching for her father's murderer is sent through time to our present, where she complicates the life of a policeman trying to solve a deadly mystery of his own.

 

Untamed Time  (Jove, 1999.)

 

                Two men are caught in an explosion in modern Bolivia and sent back through time to 1847 California, where one of them finally meets the woman he is fated to love.

 

PODRUG, JUNIUS  (See collaboration with Robert Gleason.)

 

POGUE, CHARLES EDWARD

 

Dragonheart  (Boulevard, 1996, from the author’s own screenplay.)

 

Novelization of the film about a dragon whose heart is shared with a corrupt young prince.  An elderly knight must overcome his feelings of allegiance and his hatred of dragons to restore justice to their realm.

 

POLIKARPUS, VIIDO  (See collaboration with Tappan King.)

 

POLLACK, RACHEL

 

Godmother Night  (St Martins, 1996.)

 

                A contemporary fairy tale about two women whose lives are utterly changed after they have a confrontation with an elderly woman who is literally Death personified.

 

Temporary Agency  (St Martins, 1994, Orbit, 1994, Overlook, 1995.)

 

Alternate World #2.

 

                In a near future world where magic works and the supernatural is a part of everyday life, a woman discovers that there is an evil conspiracy afoot.  She hires an investigator who helps her track down the source, which turns out to be an agency within the government itself.

 

Unquenchable Fire  (Overlook, 1988, Century, 1988.)

 

Alternate World #1.

 

                The world is suddenly transformed into a place where magic works.  A working woman tries to figure out where she fits in this strange new reality, particularly after a series of visions implies that she has a particularly important role to play.

 

POLLOTTA, NICK  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Shadowboxer  (Roc, 1997.)

 

A Shadowrun novel.

 

A dwarf mercenary discovers that a price has been put on his head in this novel set in a world where magic and scient co-exist.

 

24 Hour War, The  (TSR, 1995.)

 

A multi-path gamebook blending SF and fantasy following a nuclear war.

 

POLLOTTA, NICK & CLAY, JAMES

 

That Darn Squid God  (Wildside, 2004.)

 

                In an alternate 19th Century, a demon menaces the world.

 

PON, CINDY

 

Silver Phoenix  (Greenwillow, 2009.)

 

Magic adventures in an Asian setting.

 

POPE, ELIZABETH MARIE

 

Perilous Gard, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1974, Tempo, 1984.)

 

                A lonely girl in a remote part of England encounters a mysterious young man who introduces her to the land of the fairies.  For young adults.

 

Sherwood Ring, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1958, Tempo, 1985.)

 

                Young adult novel about a teenager who encounters a charming ghost and has a series of adventures in his company.

 

POPESCU, PETRU

 

Last Wave, The  (Arrow, 1978.)

 

                Aboriginal magic.

 

POPP, ROBIN T.

 

Darkening, The  (Love Spell, 2007.)

 

#2 in the multi-author Immortals series.

 

A werewolf and a bounty hunter battle magical vampires.

 

PORATH, ELLEN  (See also Ellen Dodge Severson and collaboration with Mark Anthony.)

 

Steel and Stone  (TSR, 1992.)

 

Dragonlance Meeting Sextet #5.

 

                Two lovers are faced with dangers in the form of a malevolent troll, an angry sorcerer, and a jealous former suitor. 

 

POSNICK, PAUL  (See collaboration with Leonard Leokum.)

 

POWELL, GARETH  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Ack-Ack Macaque (Solaris, 2012.)

 

Ape #1.

 

An intelligent ape in a magical alternate world.

 

Hive Monkey (Solaris, 2013.0

 

Ape #2.

 

?

 

POWELL, MEGAN

 

No Peace for the Damned  (47North, 2012.)

 

Urban fantasy.

 

POWER, JO-ANN

 

Remembrance  (Pinnacle, 1995.)

 

                Romance novel about a woman living in a house gently haunted by ghosts of the past.  She meets a prominent politician with whom she was in love during a previous life.

 

POWER, SUSAN

 

Grass Dancer, The  (Putnam, 1994.)

 

                Two disembodied spirits travel from one incarnation to another seeking a renewal of their love.

 

POWERS, DAN

 

Infernal Affair  (Corsair, 1968.)

 

                Pornography about sex with a man who is part goat.

 

POWERS, TIM

 

Anubis Gates, The  (Ace, 1983, Chatto & Windus, 1985, Legend, 1996, Gollancz, 2005.)

 

                Rich and complex time travel fantasy involving werewolves, Egyptian sorcery, and a plot to murder King George.  The hero is an academic whose plan to give a lecture on Coleridge has far reaching consequences for himself and the world at large.

 

Down and Out in Purgatory (Subterranean, 2016.)

 

Drawing of the Dark, The  (Del Rey, 1979, Mayflower, 1981, Del Rey Impact, 199, Gollancz, 2002.)

 

                A man hired to be a bouncer at a tavern goes on a perilous journey during which he encounters ifrits and other legendary creatures.

 

Earthquake Weather  (Legend, 1996, Tor, 1997.)

 

                Sequel to Expiration Date and Last Call.  A ghost possesses a woman and forces her to kill an individual who holds a mystical position in the balance of the world.  This causes a number of characters from two previous novels to get caught up in a quest across the contemporary world.

 

Expiration Date  (Harper, 1995, Tor, 1996, Orb, 2007.)

 

                A series of disasters is plaguing near future Los Angeles, a city populated by numerous ghosts.  When a young boy absorbs the spirit of Thomas Edison, he becomes the object of a mystical search by others seeking Edison's vitality.

 

Last Call   (Morrow, 1992, Avon, 1993, Charnel House, ?, HarperCollins, 1993.)

 

                Contemporary fantasy in which a gambler discovers that he has lost his soul and sets out on a mystical pilgrimage in order to reclaim it.

 

Night Moves  (Axolotl, 1986.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form.

 

Night Moves and Other Stories  (Subterranean, 2000.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

On Stranger Tides  (Ace, 1987, Grafton, 1988.)

 

                Rousing tale of pirates in the Caribbean, including an accountant who finds himself leading a new life as a buccaneer.  Parts of the area are subject to voodoo magic, and the pirates run afoul of those who command zombies and other dark powers.

 

Salvage and Demolition (Subterranean, 2013.)

 

A magical journey through multiple worlds.

 

Strange Itineraries  (Tachyon, 2005.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Three Days to Never (Morrow, 2006.)

 

                A mystical time machine is sought after by various groups.

 

Way Down the Hill, The  (Axolotl, 1986, bound with The Pink of Fading Neon by James Blaylock.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form.

 

POWYS, JOHN COWPER

 

Atlantis  (MacDonald, 1954.)

 

                A sequel to The Odyssey.

 

Porius  (Macdonald, 1951, Philosophical Library, 1952.)

 

                A story of Merlin.

 

Three Fantasies  (Carcanet, 1985.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

POWYS, T.F.

 

Left Leg, The  (Chatto & Windus, 1923, Knopf, 1923.)

 

                God manifests himself anonymously on Earth.

 

Mr. Weston's Good Wine  (Chatto & Windus, 1927, Viking, 1928.)

 

                God appears on Earth in human form and interacts with a group of people who have various problems.

 

Unclay  (Chatto & Windus, 1931, Viking, 1932.)

 

                Personified Death is sent to take two souls, but he loses the note upon which their name appears with comical results.

 

POZZESSERE, HEATHER GRAHAM

 

Angel's Touch, An  (Kensington, 1995.)

 

                Two apprentice angels have humorous adventures as they seek to perform three miracles within twenty four hours in order to satisfy the demands of Gabriel himself.

 

PRAED, ROSA CAMPBELL

 

Affinities  (Bentley, 1885.)

 

                Not seen.  A man has a psychic prevision of murder.

 

Body of His Desire, The  (Cassell, 1912.)

 

                Not seen.  Reincarnation.

 

PRANTERA, AMANDA

 

Cabalist, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1985.)

 

                A magician is haunted by the spirit of a child.

 

Kingdom of Fanes, The  (?, 1995.)

 

                Not seen.  A story about fairies.

 

PRATA, NICHOLAS C.

 

Dream of Fire  (Arx, 2001.)

 

                A priest foretells the rise of a super warrior to defeat the merciless leader of an army band.

 

PRATCHETT, TERRY  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, The  (Harper, 2001.)

 

Discworld #28.

 

                Children's book in which an intelligent cat and a band of rats use the Pied Piper story to extort money from towns, until they stumble into the wrong town.

 

Bromeliad Trilogy, The  (Harper, 2003..)

 

                Omnibus of the three Nomes novels.

 

Carpe Jugulum  (Doubleday, 1998, Harper, 1999, Avon, 2000.)

 

Discworld #23.

 

                A king invites the undead to return briefly to celebrate the birth of his daughter.  Unfortunately, once summoned the undead have no intention of returning to the shadows, and most of them have very unpleasant manners, not surprising since they're vampires.

 

Carpet People, The  (Colin Smythe, 1971.)

 

                Children's story about the inhabitants of a rug.

 

City Watch Trilogy   (Gollancz, 1999.)

 

                Omnibus of Guards! Guards!, Men at Arms, and Feet of Clay.

 

Colour of Magic, The  (St Martins, 1983, Colin Smythe, 1983, Signet, 1985.)

 

Discworld #1.

 

                A salesman sells fire insurance to an arsonist and sets off a reign of comic terror.  An inept wizard takes a job as a tour guide and leads the arsonist and others off on a series of wacky adventures.

 

Death Trilogy  (Gollancz, 1998.)

 

                Omnibus of Mort, Reaper Man, and Soul Music.

 

Diggers  (Corgi, 1991, Delacorte, 1991.)

 

Nomes #2.

 

                The tiny Nomes have found a new home, settling in the ruined buildings of an abandoned quarry.  But when winter comes, they face ice and snow, conditions of which they have had no previous experience.  For younger readers.

 

Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Tales (Clarion, 2015.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Equal Rites  (Gollancz, 1987, Signet, 1988.)

 

Discworld #3.

 

                A dying wizard passes on his powers to the eighth son of an eighth son.  Unfortunately, he miscalculates because the individual concerned is a daughter.  Suddenly possessed of wizardly power, she enrolls in the sorcerers' academy with comic results.

 

Eric  (Gollancz, 1990, Roc, 1995, Vista, 1996, Millennium, 2000.)

 

Discworld #9

 

                An inept conjurer tries to attract a demon to grant him three wishes, but instead he ends up with the incompetent Rincewind, with the usual comical results.

 

Feet of Clay  (Gollancz, 1996, Harper, 1996.)

 

Discworld #17.

 

The constabulary of Discworld's most interesting city is trying to track down a serial murderer.  Their very unorthodox investigations reveal a secret that could change the government of the city, so they have to decide whether or not to let the information become public.  Sounds serious, but it isn't.

 

Fifth Elephant, The  (Harper, 2000.)

 

Discworld #24.

 

                The city guard faces a number of challenges this time including a dwarf, assassination attempts, theft, diplomacy, and the disappearance of one of the elephants who are supposed to be holding up the entire world.

 

Gods Trilogy, The  (Gollancz, 2000.)

 

                Omnibus of Pyramids, Small Gods, and Hogfather.

 

Guards, Guards  (Gollancz, 1989, Roc, 1991.)

 

Discworld #8.

 

                An orphan raised by dwarves, a dragon breeder, and other unlikely characters save the day when the major city on Discworld is threatened with a virtual coup by organized criminals.

 

Hatful of Sky, A  (Harper, 2004.)

 

Discworld #32.

 

                A teenaged girl training to be a witch is bedeviled by an invisible pursuer.

 

Hogfather  (Gollancz, 1996, Corgi, 1997, Harper, 1998.)

 

Discworld #19.

 

                In the Discworld version of Christmas, Santa's role is filled by Hogfather.  Someone kidnaps the real Hogfather and replaces him with a homicidal impostor.  Can our heroes find the real one in time, or will Discworld be depopulated in a single night?

 

Illustrated Soul Music, The  (Corgi, ?)

 

                Illustrated version of the original novel.

 

Interesting Times   (Gollancz, 1994, Harper, 1997.)

 

Discworld #18

 

                Rincewind the inadequate wizard reluctantly accepts a mission on another continent, where he teams up with an elderly warrior to help protect the city from its enemies.  Or perhaps he's supposing to be protecting the enemies from the city. 

 

Jingo    (Gollancz, 1997, ???.)

 

Discworld #21.

 

               

 

Johnny and the Bomb  (?)

 

Johnny Maxwell #3.

 

                ?

 

Johnny and the Dead  (Doubleday, 1994, Harper, 2006.)

 

Johnny Maxwell #2.

 

                A young boy becomes involved with ghosts.

 

Johnny Maxwell Trilogy, The  (Science Fiction Book Club, ?)

 

                Omnibus of Only You Can Save Mankind, Johnny and the Dead, and Johnny and the Bomb.)

 

Last Continent  (?)

 

Discworld #22.

 

                ?

 

Last Hero, The  (Gollancz, 2001.)

 

Discworld #27.

 

                An aging, out of fashion hero, decides to go confront the gods and tell them they’re running the universe badly, and perhaps destroy the universe in the process.

 

Light Fantastic, The  (Colin Smythe, 1986, Signet, 1988.)

 

Discworld #2.

 

                The Discworld is on the verge of destruction following the appearance of the Red Star, which can only be driven off if eight powerful spells are cast.  Unfortunately, the inept Rincewind has one of those spells, and he doesn't have the ability to invoke it.

 

Lords and Ladies  (Gollancz, 1994, Harper, 1996.)

 

Discworld #15.

 

                A plague of nasty elves invades a small kingdom, upsetting the royal wedding plans and causing general chaos.  A feisty witch and her friends decide to take on the task of restoring order, and find themselves in the middle of a major brawl.

 

Making Money  (Gollancz, 2007.)

 

Discworld #?

 

?

 

Maskerade  (Gollancz, 1995, Harper, 1997.)

 

Discworld #20.

 

                An experienced witch decides to track down the mysterious phantom of the local opera before he drives more of the local artists to death, or at least distraction.

 

Men at Arms  (Gollancz, 1996, Harper, 1997.)

 

Discworld #16.

 

                The head of the guard detachment in a small city is proud of the job he does, but his life gets turned upside down when hidden documents are revealed which  indicate that he is actually the secret ruler of the entire city.

 

Monstrous Regiment  (Harper, 2003.)

 

Discworld #31.

 

                Comical adventures ensue when a young woman joins the army and makes friends with a vampire.

 

Mort  (Gollancz, 1987, Signet, 1989.)

 

Discworld #4.

 

                The apprentice of Death personified takes the life of an assassin instead of his victim, which upsets the way things ought to be.  The victim's family is confused because they know subconsciously that she's supposed to be dead, even though she persists in living.

 

Moving Pictures  (Gollancz, 1990, Roc, 1992.)

 

Discworld #10.

 

                Movie mania hits the Discworld and everyone wants to get involved with the creation of the greatest film epic of all time.  Hollywood satire with a distinctively Pratchett twist.

 

Nation  (HarperCollins, 2009.)

 

A worldwide catastrophe leads to reliance on ancient gods.

 

Night Watch  (Harper, 2002.)

 

Discworld #29.

 

                A detective in Discworld is whisked back through time and must solve a murder and change history.

 

Only You Can Save Mankind  (?, 1992, Harper, 2005.)

 

Johnny Maxwell #1.

 

                The aliens in a computer game become real.

 

Pyramids  (Roc, 1989, Gollancz, 1989.)

 

Discworld #7.

 

                In an Egyptian modeled portion of the Discworld, a young boy assumes the throne before he has been properly trained in the magical talents he needs, and he struggles with everyday tasks like igniting the sun each morning.

 

Raising Steam (Doubleday, 2014.)

 

Discworld

 

?

 

Reaper Man  (Gollancz, 1991, Roc, 1992.)

 

Discworld #11.

 

                The Grim Reaper gets fed up and retires, which means that people in Discworld are suddenly unable to die. Some of them consider this an infringement on their civil rights and begin to protest, and things get progressively more chaotic thereafter.

 

Rincewind the Magician  (Science Fiction Book Club, 1999.)

 

                Omnibus of The Colour of Magic, The Light Fantastic, Sourcery, and Eric.

 

Rincewind Trilogy, The  (Gollancz, 2001)

 

                Omnibus of Sourcery, Eric, and Interesting Times.

 

Small Gods  (Gollancz, 1992, Harper, 1994.)

 

Discworld #13.

 

                A young peasant boy encounters a small god who informs him he has an important destiny.  Unfortunately that destiny requires that he do what the god orders, and the god has a tendency to be very bossy.

 

Soul Music  (Gollancz, 1994, Harper, 1995.)

 

Discworld #14.

 

                Death's granddaughter takes over the family business, but her career comes to an abrupt end when she falls in love.

 

Sourcery  (Gollancz, 1988, Signet, 1989.)

 

Discworld #5.

 

                A wizard unwisely raises a family that eventually results in the birth of a Sourceror, a wielder of magic so powerful and evil that he could rule the world.  And the only ones standing in his way are Rincewind and his friends.

 

Strata  (St Martins, 1981, Colin Smythe, 1981, Signet, 1983.)

 

                Comic novel about a group of interstellar wanderers who investigate rumors of a flat Earth and have various adventures there featuring dragons, robots, and other creatures.

 

Thief of Time  (HarperCollins, 2001.)

 

Discworld #26.

 

                In Discworld, time is managed like any other resource, in this case by an order of monks who move time from where it isn't needed to other places where it is.  Then the invention of the first accurate clock upsets the order of things, and threatens to destroy time itself.

 

Truckers  (Delacorte, 1990, Corgi, 1991.)

 

Nomes #1.

 

                The Nomes are a race of tiny people who have lived for ages in a department store, their existence hidden from humans.  Now their home is threatened and they must find a new place to live.

 

Truth, The  (Harper, 2000.)

 

Discworld #25.

 

                The owner of the first newspaper on Discworld wants to make a name for himself by investigating the mystery surrounding an apparent attempted murder by a government official.  He is hampered by the fact that he personally is incapable of telling a mistruth.

 

Unseen Chemicals  (Eos, 2010.)

 

?

 

Wee Free Men, The  (Harper, 2003.)

 

Discworld #30.

 

                A trainee witch travels to fairy land to rescue her kidnapped brother.

 

Wings  (Corgi, 1991, Delacorte, 1991.)

 

Nomes #3.

 

                The Nomes believe they can find their way home, apparently on another planet, if they manage to get control of a spaceship.

 

Wintersmith  (Harper, 2006.)

 

Discworld #35.

 

                The accidental early waking of the spirit of winter has amusing and unforeseen consequences.

 

Witches Abroad  (Gollancz, 1991, Roc, 1993.)

 

Discworld #12.

 

                Three witches travel to a far land to help a young girl avoid the well intentioned but misguided plotting of her zany fairy godmother, who is determined that her charge will have a life with a happy ending of her design, whether she wants it or not.

 

Witches Trilogy, The  (Gollancz, 1994.)

 

                Omnibus of Equal Rites, Wyrd Sisters, and Witches Abroad.

 

World of Poo, The (Doubleday, 2012.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Wyrd Sisters  (Gollancz, 1988, Roc, 1990.)

 

Discworld #6.

 

                Three witches add to the havoc in Discworld when they give the heir to the throne to a touring group of actors, then have to get him back when the dead king's ghost appears and nags them to help restore the rightful family to power.

 

PRATCHETT, TERRY & GAIMAN, NEIL

 

Good Omens  (Gollancz, 1990, Workman, 1990, Berkley, 1992, Ace, 1996.)

 

                Hilarious spoof of the son-of-satan story.  The evil watchers lose track of their charge and start monitoring the wrong child, while the guardian angels assigned to Earth aren't much better.  Raised as a good buy, Satan’s child proves a disappointment to his biological/metaphysical father.

 

PRATT, FLETCHER  (See also collaborations with L. Sprague de Camp.)

 

Blue Star, The  (Twayne, 1952, Ballantine, 1969.)

 

                Adventure set in a parallel world where witchcraft is real and is treated as though it were a science.  The protagonist doesn't particularly want to be a witch, but she has the power and seems unable to avoid her destiny.

 

Well of the Unicorn, The  (Lancer, 1967, Ballantine, 1976, Gollancz, 2001. Sloane, 1948, as by George U. Fletcher.)

 

                A Scandinavian fantasy wherein the hero is angered by the injustices perpetrated on his people by their conquerors.  Eventually he becomes instrumental in a rebellion which is aided by a sorcerer.

 

PRATT, T.A.

 

Blood Engines  (Bantam, 2007.)

 

Marla Mason #1.

 

A secret war of sorcery in an unusual city.

 

Dead Reign (Bantam, 2008.)

 

Marla Mason #3.

 

Death himself invades Felport.

 

Poison Sleep  (Bantam, 2008.)

 

Marla Mason #2.

 

The chief magician in a city has to track down an escaped lunatic sorcerer.

 

Spell Games  (Bantam, 2009.)

 

Marla Mason #4.

 

A sorceress has to deal with her con artist brother and a magician with an odd specialty.

 

PRATT, THEODORE

 

Mr. Limpet  (Knopf, 1942.)

 

                A man is magically transformed into a fish.

 

PRATT, TIM (Also writes Horror. Writes Science Fiction as T. Aaron Payton.)

 

Briarpatch  (Chizine, 2011.)

 

?

 

City of the Fallen Sky (Paizo, 2012.)

 

A Pathfinder novel.

 

A disgraced magician flees his enemies.

 

Liar's Bargain (Tor, 2016.)

 

A Pathfinder novel.

 

A thief is caught and forced to join a magical crime fighting team.

 

Liar's Blade  (Paizo, 2013.)

 

A Pathfinder  novel.

 

A roguish anti-hero gets involved in a mysterious quest.

 

Liar's Island (Paizo, 2015.)

 

A Pathfinder novel.

 

?

 

Little Gods  (Prime, 2003.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Reign of Stars (Paizo, 2014.)

 

A Pathfinder novel.

 

An alchemist finds himself drafted into a dangerous expedition.

 

Venom in Her Veins  (Wizards of the Coast, 2012.)

 

A Dungeons & Dragons novel.

 

A young woman discovers a dark secret involving a magical drug.

 

PREISS, BYRON  (See collaboration with Michael Reaves.)

 

PRENTISS, ALEX

 

Dark Waters  (Bantam, 2010.)

 

A woman who can commune with lake spirits battles a developer.

 

PRESLEY, VICKIE  (See also Victoria Presley.)

 

Yesterday and Forever  (Jove, 1999.)

 

                A woman is magically sent back through time to 1878 where she gets involved with a trouble family and finds true love.

 

PRESLEY, VICTORIA  (See also Vickie Presley.)

 

Traded Secrets  (BMI, 1996.)

 

                Romance novel in which a woman is sent back through time to the Civil War.

 

PREVOST, GARY

 

Book of Time, The  (Scholastic, 2007, translated from the French by William Rodarmor.)

 

Time #1.

 

A magical artifact transports a boy back through time. 

 

Gate of Days, The (Scholastic, 2008, translated from the French by William Rodarmor.)

 

Time #2.

 

Magic coins enable a boy to search through time to save his mother.

 

PREVOST, GUILLAUME

 

Book of Time, The  (Arthur Levine, 2008, Scholastic, 2009, translated from the French by William Rodarmor.)

 

Book of Time #1.

 

Magic artifacts allow a teenager to travel through time.

 

Circle of Gold, The  (Scholastic, 2009.)

 

Book of Time #3.

 

Further adventures in time in search of the hero's father.

 

Gate of Days, The  (Arthur Levin, 2008, Scholastic, 2009, translated from the French by William Rodarmor.)

 

Book of Time #2.

 

A teenager travels through time to rescue his father.

 

PRICE, ASHLAND

 

Sweet Sorcery  (Zebra, 1997.)

 

                A centuries old witch has been protecting her village by concocting love potions with which to seduce the local lord of the manor.  The latest lord presents more of a challenge in this offbeat romance.

 

PRICE, E. HOFFMAN

 

Devil Wives of Li Fong, The  (Del Rey, 1979.)

 

                In ancient China, a kindly man has two wives to whom he is devoted, although he doesn't realize that they are both demonic creatures, though one of them is disposed to be good.

 

Far Lands Other Days  (Carcosa, 1975.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Jade Enchantress, The  (Del Rey, 1982.)

 

                An immortal goddess seeking a lover becomes fixated on a mortal.  He in turn is on a mission to rescue his kidnapped father and resolve a war, and then has to find a way to resist the importunities of the immortal, who wants him to become one of her kind.

 

PRIEST, JAMES D.

 

Kirins: The Flight of the Ain  (Yellowstone, 1992.)

 

Kirins #2.

 

                A group of travelers cross the sea, avoiding their enemies, searching for the source of magic.

 

Kirins: The Secret of the Hanging Stones  (Yellowstone, 1993.)

 

Kirins #3.

 

                The adventurers take to the air for the latest leg in their search for magic.

 

Kirins: The Spell of No'an  (Yellowstone, 1990.)

 

Kirins #3.

 

                The Kirins continued to use magic even after the humans abandoned it, but now magic is failing for them as well, so a group of adventurers sets out to locate the source.

 

PRIESTLEY, J.B.

 

Magicians, The  (Heinemann, 1954, Harper, 1954, Corgi, 1963.)

 

                Three magicians find themselves sharing the same body.

 

PRINEAS, SARAH

 

Home  (HarperCollins, 2014.)

 

Magic Thief #4.

 

?

 

PROCTOR, WILLIAM

 

Last Star, The  (Nelson, 2000.)

 

                The appearance of an inexplicable light in the skies of the Mideast sets off an international crisis when scientists discover it has no rational basis.

 

PROSE, FRANCINE

 

Judah the Pious  ( ?, 1973.)

 

                Not seen.

 

PROSSER, H.L.

 

Capricorn and Other Fantasy Stories, The  (Mafdet, 1974.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

PROVOOST, ANNE

 

In the Shadow of the Ark  (Berkley, 2005.)

 

                A retelling of the story of Noah's Ark.

 

PROWN, PETER

 

Thimble Down  (?, 2013.)

 

A mystery surrounds a treasure in a magical village.

 

PULLMAN, PHILIP

 

Amber Spyglass, The  (Knopf, 2000.)

 

Dark Materials #3.

 

                The final magical conflict resolves the stories of the various characters from the previous volumes.

 

Count Karlstein  (?, 1982, Knopf, 2000.)

 

                Young readers' book about a hunt conducted by a demon.

 

Golden Compass, The  (Del Rey, 1997, Knopf, 1997.  ?, 1995, as Northern Lights.)

 

Dark Materials #1.

 

                A young woman becomes involved in research into a mysterious magical dust that can forge a link between universes.

 

I Was a Rat!  (Dell Yearling, 2002.)

 

                A young boy insists he spent part of his life as a rat.

 

Lyra's Oxford  (Knopf, 2003.)

 

                Short story related to the Dark Materials trilogy.

 

Northern Lights.  (See The Golden Compass.)

 

Scarecrow and His Servant, The  (Knopf, 2005.)

 

                An animated scarecrow has adventures.

 

Spring Heeled Jack  (?, 1989, Knopf, 2002.)

 

                An amusing magically powered superhero of sorts in Victorian England.  For younger readers.

 

Subtle Knife, The  (Scholastic, 1997, Knopf, 1997, Del Rey, 1998.)

 

Dark Materials #2.

 

                Two young people from our world stumble through a portal into a magical alternate world filled with sorcery, ghosts, and other supernatural forces.

 

PURDIE, KATHRYN

 

Burning Glass (Tegen, 2016.)

 

?

 

PURTILL, RICHARD

 

Enchantment at Delphi   (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Golden Gryphon Feather, The  (DAW, 1979, First Books, 2003.)

 

A Kaphtu novel

 

                A woman with mystical powers is sent as part of the tribute to a distant land where she becomes the fulcrum for change in the power struggle between the human and non-human inhabitants.

 

Mirror of Helen, The  (DAW, 1983.)

 

                A retelling of the story of Helen of Troy complete with the intervention of gods and goddesses, the Trojan War, and presenting more detail about the hidden byplay among the major characters.

 

Parallel Man, The  (DAW, 1984.)

 

                Prince Casimir has enough trouble battling dragons and demons to keep himself busy.  But then he discovers that he has been cloned by an evil sorcerer, and that makes things even more difficult.

 

Stolen Goddess, The  (DAW, 1980.)

 

A Kaphtu novel.

 

                A young man initiated into the mystical bull dancing of his people is sent on a quest by the god Apollo, during which he is exposed to a less circumscribed world and finally reaches full maturity.

 

PUTNEY, MARY JO

 

Distant Magic, A  (Del Rey, 2007.)

 

                A woman with magical powers is kidnapped by pirates.

 

Kiss of Fate  (Ballantine, 2004.)

 

                Although she lacks the magical powers of the rest of her family, a young woman is bound by their code of behavior.

 

Marriage Spell, The  (Ballantine, 2006.)

 

Historical romance with magic.

 

Stolen Magic  (Del Rey, 2005.)

 

                A man and an enchanted woman oppose a sorcerer in ancient Britain.

 

PYLE, HOWARD

 

Garden Behind the Moon, The  (Starscape, 2002.)

 

                Young adult fairy tale about a boy who travels to the moon.

 

Story of King Arthur and His Knights, The  (Dover, 1965, Signet, 1986.) 

 

                An inventive, episodic retelling of the legend of King Arthur and the various knights who served him in Camelot.

 

Twilight Land  (Harper, 1894, Osgood & McIlvaine, 1895, Dover, 1968.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Wonder Clock, The  (?,?, Starscape, 2003.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

PYNCHON, THOMAS

 

Vineland  (?, 1990.)

 

                Marginal.  Involves some people whose souls are trapped on the astral plane.