Last updated 5/13/16

 

RABE, JEAN  (See also collaboration with Andre Norton and those which follow.)

 

Betrayal  (Wizards of the Coast, 2001.)

 

Dragonlance Dhamon #2.

 

                Two heroes set off in search of a buried treasure, encountering a dragon, lizard people, sorcery, a lost city, and old acquaintances in the process.

 

Dawning of a New Age, The  (TSR, 1996.)

 

Dragonlance Dragons of a New Age #1.

 

                A land already recovering from a series of wars faces new danger when dragons begin preying on humans, devastating their villages and killing them.

 

Day of the Tempest, The  (TSR, 1997.)

 

Dragonlance Dragons of a New Age #2.

 

                The forces of evil are once again poised to invade Ansalon with dragons and other monsters to assist them.  Fortunately, a band of heroes arises to save the day.

 

Downfall  (Wizards of the Coast, 2000.)

 

Dragonlance Dhamon #1.

 

                Two adventurers try to enlist the aid of an old friend, only to discover that he has fallen into a stuporous depression from which he apparently cannot be raised.

 

Eye of the Maelstrom  (TSR, ?)

 

Dragonlance Dragons of a New Age #31.

 

                ?

 

Finest Challenge, The  (Tor, 2006.)

 

Finest #3.

 

                Humans and supernaturally endowed horses attempt to prevent a terrible war.

 

Finest Choice, The  (Tor, 2005.)

 

Finest #2.

 

                Supernatural beings in the form of horses attempt to help humans forge a new society.

 

Finest Creation, The  (Tor, 2004.)

 

Finest #1.

 

                A magical horse guides a human's life.

 

Night of the Tiger  (TSR, 1995.)

 

An Endless Quest gamebook.

 

Multi-path gamebook set in the Ravenloft universe, set on an island occupied by tigermen.

 

Redemption  (Wizards of the Coast, 2002.)

 

Dragonlance Dhamon #3.

 

                A cursed warrior and his companions complete their quest to find a way to raise the curse.

 

Red Magic  (TSR, 1991.)

 

Harpers #3.

 

                The Harpers send several people into an evil land ruled by wizards in order to determine what those nefarious powers might be planning for the rest of the world.

 

Secret of the Djinn  (TSR, 1994.)

 

An Endless Quest book.

 

Multi-path gamebook in which you try to outwit a genie.

 

Silver Stair, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 1999.)

 

A Dragonlance Bridge of Time novel.

 

                In the aftermath of a devastating magical war, a group of people establish a new society and hope to avoid the errors of the past.  Their efforts are hampered by two inimical forces, one straightforward and one sorcerously obscure.

 

RABE, JEAN & DANIELL, TINA

 

Marquesta Kar Thon  (TSR, ?)

 

A Dragonlance Warriors novel.

 

                ?

 

RABE, JEAN & HELFERS, JOHN

 

Aftershock  (Roc, 2006.)

 

A Shadowrun novel.

 

                The theft of some experimental plants leads to a trap.

 

RABIN, JENNIFER

 

Spellbound  (Avon Flare, 1987.)

 

                Not seen.  Fantasy for young adults.

 

RABINOWITZ, ANN

 

Knight on Horseback  (Macmillan, 1987.)

 

                Young adult novel about a mysterious figure that uses a play to transport the protagonist back through time to the 15th Century.

 

RABUZZI, DANIEL A.

 

Choir Boats, The (ChiZine, 2009.)

 

Young #1

 

A man is summoned to a magical other world.

 

Indigo Pheasant, The (ChiZine, 2012.)

 

Yount #2.

 

?

 

RADFORD, IRENE  (Pseudonym of Phyllis Irene Radford Karr, whom see.)

 

Broken Dragon, The (DAW, 2014.)

 

Children of the Dragon #2.

 

?

 

Dragon Nimbus Novels Volume 1, The  (DAW, 2007.)

 

Omnibus of

 

Dragon Nimbus Novels Volume II, The  (DAW, 2007.)

 

Omnibus of The Dragon's Touchstone and The Last Battlemage.

 

Dragon's Touchstone, The  (DAW, 1997.)

 

Dragon Nimbus History #1.

 

                Opening volume of a prequel to the Dragon Nimbus series.  Battles between various human forces are destroying the land, so the dragons who live in that realm decide to intercede on the side of those they have chosen as the most agreeable rulers.

 

Glass Dragon, The  (DAW, 1994.)

 

Dragon Nimbus #1.

 

                Someone is killing all the dragons, and when the dragons die, magic disappears from the world.  A young wizard is sent to discover who is responsible, and he discovers that it is part of a plot to leave them defenseless in the face of a bid to seize the throne.

 

Guardian of the Balance  (DAW, 1999.)

 

Merlin’s Descendants #1.

 

                Merlin's daughter has a series of visions which indicate she has a power denied even to her father, and she conceals this from him for reasons that even she doesn't fully understand.  She will play a role in the future of Camelot that has not been chronicled in the other stories of that age.

 

Guardian of the Freedom  (DAW, 2005.)

 

Merlin's Descendants #5.

 

                As the American colonies move toward open revolt, a secret society of magicians dedicated to protecting England are splitting into factions.

 

Guardian of the Promise  (DAW, 2003.)

 

Merlin's Descendants #4.

 

                Three young descendants of Merlin travel to France during the reign of Queen Elizabeth to deal with a plague of werewolves.

 

Guardian of the Trust  (DAW, 2000.)

 

Merlin’s Descendants #2.

 

                Two descendants of Merlin must master their magical abilities and use them to oppose Radburn Blakely, a nobleman who has a demon in his ancestry.  Blakely is plotting against the king, and is fanning discontent among the aristocracy as part of his plan.

 

Guardian of the Vision  (DAW, 2001.)

 

Merlin's Descendants #3.

 

                During the reign of Queen Elizabeth, descendants of Merlin question their duty to protect the throne.  Separated, they become the targets of a witch and a demonic power that wishes to use them for its purposes, or destroy them completely.

 

Last Battlemage, The  (DAW, 1998.)

 

Dragon Nimbus History #2.

 

                The dragons that protect the world are in danger.

 

Loneliest Magician, The  (DAW, 1996.)

 

Dragon Nimbus #3.

 

                An invading force threatens a kingdom that is already involved in a struggle between the practitioners of two different schools of magic.  The only hope for peace and independence is that a young magician might be able to induce the dragons to return to their home and bolster the magical powers of the good guys.

 

Perfect Princess, The  (DAW, 1995.)

 

Dragon Nimbus #2.

 

                A prince struggles to keep his throne by marrying into a neighboring kingdom's royal family.  Unfortunately, someone is using rogue magic to attack him, and their powers are extended to include his new wife as well.

 

Renegade Dragon, The  (DAW, 1999.)

 

Dragon Nimbus History #3.

 

                A plague spreads across the land of Coronnan and the aristocracy is divided in its plans to deal with the situation.  Some want to revive forbidden technology, while others believe that staying the course is the only route to salvation.  Meanwhile a young man decides to track down his missing sister, a quest that will involve him with a variety of magical dangers.

 

Silent Dragon, The  (DAW, 2013.)

 

Children of Dragon #1.

 

?

 

Thistle Down  (DAW, 2011.)

 

A colony of pixies tries to save their magical woodlot.

 

Wandering Dragon, The (DAW, 2014.)

 

Children of Dragon #3.

 

?

 

Wizard's Treasure, The  (DAW, 2000.)

 

Dragon Nimbus #4.

 

                Two magicians sent to find the missing dragons that provide magic to their homeland are missing in action, and a young trainee magician resolves to find them.  Simultaneously, another young magician is torn between loyalty to his country and his love for a foreign woman.

 

RAE, HUGH C.

 

Harkfast  (St Martins, 1976, Constable, 1976, Sphere, 1977, Popular Library, ?)

 

                The Romans have finally left Britain and now the Druids have decided to choose a new leader for their people.  Their choice must prove himself by taking a perilous voyage to recover a magical artifact.

 

RAEPER, WILLIAM

 

Troll and the Butterfly and Other Stories, The  (?, 1987.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Warrior of Light  (?, 1993.)

 

Witch #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Witch in Time, A  (?, 1993.)

 

Witch #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

RAFFI, SAM

 

Lust Potion 69  (Pleasure Reader, 1969.)

 

                Pornography.  Title tells it all.

 

RAFTERY, MIRIAM

 

Apollo's Fault  (BMI, 1996.)

 

                A woman has an affair through time with Apollo himself.  A romance novel.

 

RAHMAN, GLENN

 

Heir of Darkness  (New Infinities, 1989.)

 

                Adventure and mystery in the ancient Roman world as a peace of jewelry with the power to alter the course of history becomes the obsession of a number of people ranging from the Emperor of Rome to several of his subjects.

 

RAHN, JENNIFER

 

Longevity Thesis, The  (Dragonmoon, 2007.)

 

In an unusual fantasy world, longevity studies and psychic powers clash.

 

RALPHS, MATT

 

Life of Sigmar, The  (Black Library, 2005.)

 

A Warhammer book.

 

                Fictional biography of a hero.

 

RAND, KEN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Fairy BrewHaHa at the Lucky Nickel Saloon  (Five Star, 2005.)

 

                Humorous bit about a saloon patronized by fairies.

 

Pax Dakota  (Five Star, 2008.)

 

In an alternate world where the Indians have their own nation, a magical spirit is invoked.

 

RANDALL, B.L.

 

Elf  (IUniverse, 2008.)

 

The elves are dying out.

 

RANDALL, DAVID

 

Clovermead  (McElderry, 2004.)

 

                Young adult novel about a young girl in a fantasy world who discovers that stories of her mother's death are not true.

 

RANDALL, KIMBERLY  (Pseudonym of Kimberly Rangel.)

 

In the Midnight Hour  (Jove, 1999.)

 

                A woman finds a new bed and discovers that a ghost has come with it.

 

RANDALL, MARTA

 

Sword of Winter, The  (Pocket, 1983.)

 

                The imminent death of the cruel lord of a magical land gives rise to a plethora of plots by nefarious forces hoping to supplant him.

 

RANDALL, NEIL  (See also collaboration with Bill Fawcett.)

 

Black Road War, The  (Ace, 1988.)

 

A Combat Command book.

 

Multi-path gamebook set in the universe of Roger Zelazny's Nine Princes in Amber.

 

Seven No Trump  (Ace, 1988.)

 

A Crossroads book.

 

                Multi-path gamebook set in the universe of Roger Zelazny's Nine Princes in Amber.

 

Storm of Dust  (Ace, 1987.)

 

A Crossroads book.

 

                Multi-path gamebook set in the universe of David Drake's Dragon Lord.

 

RANDELL, KIMBERLY

 

In the Midnight Hour  (Jove, 1999.)

 

                A woman buys a haunted bed, falls in love with the ghost that resides there, and helps him solve the mystery of his death.

 

RANDLE, KEVIN D.  (See collaboration with Robert L. Randisi.)

 

RANDISI, ROBERT L. & RANDLE, KEVIN D.

 

Once Upon a Murder  (TSR, 1987.)

 

                A private detective is fatally wounded and wakes up in a fantasy realm with an arrow in his chest.  He has to solve the case in both worlds if he is going to survive.

 

RANDOLPH, VANCE

 

Talking Turtle and Other Ozark Folk Tales  (Columbia University Press, 1957.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

We Always Lie to Strangers  (Columbia University Press, 1951.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Who Blowed Up the Church House?  (Columbia University Press, 1952.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

RANKIN, ROBERT

 

Antipope, The  (Pan, 1981, (Corgi, ?)

 

Brentford #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

Brentford Triangle, The  (Pan, 1982, Corgi, ?)

 

Brentford #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Brentford Trilogy, The  (Abacus, 1988.)

 

                Omnibus of the Brentford novels.

 

Brightonomicon, The  (Gollancz, 2006.)

 

                ?

 

East of Ealing  (Pan, 1984, Corgi, 1992.)

 

Brentford #3.

 

                For some reason, the prophecies in the Book of Revelation are coming to pass, endangering the future of the world and, more importantly, the drinking habits at a British pub.

 

Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse, The  (Gollancz, 2002.)

 

Toy Town #1.

 

                In a world where toys are alive, a serial killer is targeting prominent citizens and a private detective teddy bear attempts to solve the cirme.

 

Knees Up Mother Earth  (Gollancz, 2004.)

 

Witches #2.

 

                Crossover with the Brentford novels, magic and humorous mayhem.

 

Sprouts of Wrath, The  (Abacus, 1988.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Toyminator, The  (Gollancz, 2006.)

 

Toy Town #2.

 

                A private eye teddy bear investigates the murders of several toys.

 

Witches of Chiswick, The  (Gollancz, 2003.)

 

Witches #1.

 

                In which it is revealed that the history we think we know was made up by witches.

 

RANKIN, T.R.

 

Valerius the King  (AmErica House, 2001.)

 

Valerius #2.

 

                The usual round of battles and intrigues in a mythical world.

 

RANSMAYR, CHRISTOPH

 

Last World: A Novel with an Ovidian Repertory, The  (Grove Weidenfeld, 1990, translated from the Austrian by John E. Woods.)

 

                Mainstream fantasy set in a magical world to which Ovid has been banished.

 

RANSOME, STAFFORD

 

Clara in Blunderland  (Heineman, 1902.)

 

Clara #1.

 

                A spoof of Alice in Wonderland.

 

Lost in Blunderland  (Heineman, 1903.)

 

Clara #2.

 

                More parody.

 

RARDIN, JENNIFER

 

Another One Bites the Dust  (Orbit, ?)

 

Jaz Parks #2.

 

Good vampires against bad magicians.

 

Bite Marks  (Orbit, ?)

 

Jaz Parks #6.

 

?

 

Biting the Bullet (Orbit, 2008.)

 

Jaz Parks #3.

 

?

 

Bitten to Death  (Orbit, ?)

 

Jaz Parks #4.

 

?

 

Once Bitten Twice Shy  (Orbit, ?)

 

Jaz Parks #1.

 

?

 

One More Bite  (Orbit, ?)

 

Jaz Parks #5.

 

?
 

RASCOVICH, MARK

 

Eagle and His Egg, The  (Atheneum, 1966.)

 

                A mild ghost story.

 

RASKIN, LINDA   (See collaboration with Jan Lawrence.)

 

RASLEY, ALICIA  (See collaboration with Lynn Kerstan.)

 

RASMUSSEN, ALIS A.  (See also  Kate Elliott.)

 

Labyrinth Gate, The  (Baen, 1988.)

 

                A magic set of tarot cards bring a couple into an alternate world where magic works.  There they discover that before they can return to their home universe, they must finish a quest while avoiding the minions of evil enemies.

 

RASPE, R.E.

 

Baron Munchausen  (Smith, 1786, Kirby, 1819, Farmer & Daggers, 1845, Cassell, 1865, Worthington, 1888, Cresset, 1948, Dover, 1960.  Wildside, 2002, as The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen.)

 

                Episodic series of adventures featuring a comical, larger than life character who travels through time and space.

 

Gulliver Revived  (Kearsley, 1876.)

 

                A sequel to Gulliver's Travels.

 

Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The  (See Baron Munchausen.)

 

RAVENWOLF, SILVER

 

Murder at Witches' Bluff  (Llewellyn, 2000.)

 

                Murder mystery mixed with Appalachian witchcraft.

 

RAWN, MELANIE  (See also collaboration which follows.  Note that the Dragon Star series is a sequel to the Dragon Prince series. Also writes Horror.)

 

Diviner, The  (DAW, 2011.)

 

A displaced nobleman seeks vengeance against the usurpers.

 

Dragon Prince  (DAW, 1988, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1989.)

 

Dragon Prince #1.

 

                A newly crowned ruler and his witch wife attempt to unite the warring factions of his country, and simultaneously to enlist the aid of the few remaining dragons.  Unfortunately, one of the nobles theoretically subject to him has ambitious plans of his own.

 

Dragon Token, The  (DAW, 1992, Pan, 1993.)

 

Dragon Star #2.

 

                As the hero attempts to rally his people against an invading force, he discovers that treachery among his followers is just as much a threat as is the weapons of his adversaries.

 

Elsewhens  (Tor, 2013.)

 

Glass Thorns #2.

 

A magical theater group goes through a series of adventures.

 

Exiles: The Ruins of Ambrai  (DAW, 1994, Pan, 1997.

 

                Those humans who were able to practice magic migrated en masse to another planet, where they broke up into factions that eventually engaged in a devastating war.  Generations later peace rules, but elements within that society are preparing for a new round of magical conflict.

 

Mageborn Traitor, The  (DAW, 1997.)

 

Exiles #2.

 

                Treachery within a family with wizardly powers is superimposed on the resurgence of an old war between two different magical schools.

 

Playing to the Gods (Tor, 2007.)

 

Skybowl  (DAW, 1993, Macmillan, 1995.)

 

Dragon Star #3.

 

                Old enemies must become allies as a powerful army threatens to overwhelm them both.

 

Spellbinder  (Tor, 2006.)

 

                A band of good witches in contemporary New York confronts another coven that is dedicated to evil.

 

Star Scroll, The  (DAW, 1989, Pan, 1990.)

 

Dragon Prince #2.

 

                Although the new prince has defeated his most obvious enemy, others are determined to challenge his rule.  Not the least of these is a sorcerous conspiracy that has been dormant for many generations, but which now sees an opportunity to flex its collective muscle.

 

Stronghold  (DAW, 1990, Pan, 1992.)

 

Dragon Star #1.

 

                An army invades Prince Rohan's realm, assisted by sorcery but powerful enough in itself that the defenses are woefully inadequate.  And as events unfold, it appears likely that these invaders are strong enough to conquer the entire world.

 

Sunrunner's Fire  (DAW, 1990, Pan, 1991.)

 

Dragon Prince #3.

 

                The ultimate battle between good magic and secular rule against a coven of evil sorcery.  The balance of power will be altered when the former enlist the aid of the dragons who were once much more populous in that land.

 

Thornlost (Tor, 2014.)

 

Glass Thorns #3.

 

A troupe of actors who use magic begin to quarrel among themselves.

 

Touchstone  (Tor, 2012.)

 

Glass Thorns #1.

 

A magically powered acting troupe seeks fame.

 

Window Wall (Tor, 2015.)

 

Glass Thorns #4.

 

A man struggles to deal with visions of future disasters.

 

RAWN, MELANIE & ROBERSON, JENNIFER & ELLIOTT, KATE

 

Golden Key, The  (DAW, 1997, Pan, 1997.)

 

                A family with the power to manipulate reality through paintings has always sought to operate at a very noble level.  Unfortunately, one of the present generation is obsessed with a woman, so obsessed that he is willing to flaunt tradition and use his magic to obtain her.

 

RAY, ANGIE

 

Knight to Cherish, A  (Jove, 1999.)

 

                A woman is magically sent back to the year 1214, where she attempts to bring some order to a castle full of unruly knights.

 

My Lady in Time  (Jove, 1997.)

 

                A lonely man is confronted by the ghost of a woman who transports him back through time to prevent her terrible marriage and become her true lover instead.

 

RAYFIELD, BRIAN

 

Topaz Fire  (UK)

 

                ?

 

RAYNER, WILLIAM

 

Stag Boy  (Fontana Lions, 1972.)

 

                Marginal story about a troubled boy involved in the hunt for a stag that seems to have supernatural powers assisting it to survive.

 

READ, HERBERT

 

Green Child, The   (Heinemann, 1935, Grey Walls, 1945, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1947, New Directions, 1948, Penguin, 1969.)

 

                Very strange fantasy about a man who encounters a non-human woman wjp leads him into a subterranean world of magic.

 

READE, QUINN

 

Quest of the Dark Lady  (Belmont, 1969.)

 

                The good emperor is dying because of an evil spell, so a barbarian warrior sets out on a quest to find the witch woman who may be able to break the power of the spell.

 

READY, WILLIAM

 

Great Disciple and Other Stories, The  (Bruce, 1951.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are fantasy.

 

REAGEN, JAMES E.

 

League of the Crimson Crescent, The  (Prima, 1995.)

 

                Based on the computer game.  While exploring caves, a man from our world loses consciousness and wakens in a fantasy world where he must become a leader in the battle between good and evil.

 

REAMY, TOM

 

Blind Voices  (Berkley, 1978, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1979.)

 

                Various magical goings on surrounding a small circus over which a dark presence looms during its visit to a rural Kansas town. 

 

San Diego Lightfoot Sue and Other Stories  (Earthlight, 1980, Ace, 1983.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

REASONER, JAMES & LIVIA

 

Lyron's Lament  (Pariah, 1995.)

 

Sanctum #1.

 

                Opening volume of a trilogy based on a role playing game, but the other two never seem to have appeared.  An eloping couple discovers that the world is about to come to an end, so they set out on a magical journey to avert the catastrophe.

 

REAVES, J. MICHAEL  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Burning Realm, The  (Baen, 1988, Futura, 1988.)

 

Sorcery #2.

 

                More conflicts as shards of the old worlds reform into new combinations, bringing juxtapositions of very different creatures and cultures.

 

Darkworld Detective  (Bantam, 1982.)

 

                A halfbreed private detective on a world where magic and science both work and each seeks dominance solves a series of episodic mysteries.

 

Hell on Earth  (Del Rey, 2001.)

 

                An orphan finds himself being assisted by an angel and a demon, both ostensibly helping him to recover a magical talisman which the devil is planning to use to end the world.  Their motives are mixed, however, and the boy doesn't know who to trust.

 

Shattered World, The  (Baen, 1985, Timescape, 1984, Futura, 1986.)

 

Sorcery #1.

 

                During a magical war, the world was shattered into multiple pieces, each of which survived in isolation.  Now they are beginning to reform, and the results could be orderly, or a triumph for the powers of Chaos.

 

Street Magic   (Tor, 1991, as by Michael Reaves.)

 

                A homeless boy who still believes in magic encounters a mysterious girl in San Francisco.  She subsequently reveals that she is one of the fairy folk, left behind when the Queen of the Fairies closed the doorway between the two worlds.

 

REAVES, J. MICHAEL & PREISS, BYRON

 

Dragonworld  (Bantam, 1979.)

 

                Someone appears to be maneuvering two nations toward war in a land where magic is real and dragons fly through the skies.

 

REDFIELD, DANA

 

Jonah  (Hampton Roads, 2000.)

 

                New Age fantasy about a world where a Utopian world is troubled by the intervention of evil magicians.  A young woman flees to our Earth for refuge.

 

REDFINN, MICHAEL

 

Being  (Leisure, 1988.)

 

                Although this appears to be science fiction, it is not.  Researchers find what they believe is conclusive proof that UFOs actually exist, but no one in the government will believe them.  They eventually realize that a vast conspiracy is afoot, but it's not alien invaders, it's Satan and his minions manipulating humanity.

 

REDGROVE, PETER  (See also collaborations which follow.)

 

God of Glass, A Morality, The  (Routledge & Kegan, 1979.)

 

                A new messiah arrives, but he's less effective than his predecessor.

 

One Who Set Out to Study Fear, The  (Bloomsbury, 1989.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Sleep of the Great Hypnotist, The  (Routledge & Kegan, 1979.)

 

                A man invents a machine which will hold his soul pending resurrection.

 

REDGROVE, PETER & SHUTTLE, PENELOPE

 

Glass Cottage, A Nautical Romance, The  (Routledge & Kegan, 1976.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Terrors of Doctor Treviles, The   (Routledge & Kegan, 1974.)

 

                Not seen.

 

REDICK, ROBERT V.S.

 

Night of the Swarm, The  (Del Rey, 2013.)

 

Chathrand Voyage #4.

 

?

 

Red Wolf Conspiracy, The  (Gollancz, 2008, Del Rey, 2009.)

 

Chathrand Voyage #1.

 

Conspiracy and magic aboard a lost ship in a fantasy world.

 

Rats and the Ruling Sea, The  (See The Ruling Sea.)

 

River of Shadows, The  (Gollancz, 2011.)

 

Chathrand Voyage #3.

 

?

 

Ruling Sea, The  (Del Rey, 2011. Gollancz, 2009, as The Rats and the Ruling Sea.)

 

Chathrand Voyage #2.

 

Political battles and magic on a gigantic ship.

 

REDMOND, DIANE

 

Joshua Cross and the Lair of the Centaur  (Ibooks, 2005.)

 

                Time travel story set in a magical ancient Greece, for young adults.

 

REDWINE, C.J.

 

Deliverance (Balzer & Bray, 2014.)

 

Defiance #3.

 

Survival after a mysterious apocalypse.

 

Shadow Queen, The (Balzer & Bray, 2016.)

 

?

 

REDWOOD, STEVE

 

Fisher of Devils  (House of Dominion, 2003.)

 

                A humorous battle between angels and demons.

 

REED, DAVID D.

 

President's Weekend, The  (Vivisphere, 2002.)

 

                Two people are magically transported back to the days of Teddy Roosevelt where they solve a mystery and save the country.

 

REED, ISHMAEL

 

Free-Lance Pallbearers, The  (Doubleday, 1967, Bantam, 1969.)

 

                Marginal surrealistic look at a world existing within our own civilization.

 

REED, IVY KELLERMAN

 

Messenger to the Gods, A  (Vantage, 1955.)

 

                A novel of Atlantis.

 

REED, JOY

 

Catherine's Wish  (Zebra, 2000.)

 

                Romance novel with a magical wishing well.

 

REEVE, PHILIP

 

Fever Crumb  (Scholastic, 2010.)

 

The first female apprentice to magicians has a series of adventures.

 

Here Lies Arthur  (Scholastic, 2008.)

 

A novel of the young Arthur before he becomes King.

 

No Such Thing as Dragons (Scholastic, 2010.)

 

?

 

REEVES, JAMES

 

Cold Flame, The  (Hamilton, 1967.)

 

                Young adult adventure about a man who gains magical powers after encountering a witch.

 

REEVES-STEVENS, JUDITH & GARFIELD

 

Black Hunter ?

 

Nightfeeder  (Roc, 1991.)

 

Chronicles of Galen Sword #2.

 

                In his quest to return to his home universe, Galen Sword encounters vampires secretly living within the human race.

 

Shifter  (Roc, 1990.)

 

Chronicles of Galen Sword #1.

 

                Galen Sword is an influential, rich New Yorker, who is actually an exile from another world, one where magic works.  In his first adventure, he must track down a werewolf and battle magical beings from his home universe as part of his attempt to get back home.

 

REGAN, DIAN CURTIS

 

Princess Nevermore  (Point, 1995.)

 

                A young girl living in a magical realm beneath the Earth escapes to the surface world but cannot find her way home.  For younger readers.

 

REGINALD, ROBERT

 

Dark Haired Man, The  (Ariadne, 2004.)

 

Nova Europa #1.

 

                Intrigue and war in an alternate 13th Century Europe.

 

Katydid & Other Critters  (Ariadne, 2001.)

 

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

 

Questiones  (Ariadne, 2005.)

 

Nova Europa #2.

 

                A monk goes on a journey in an alternate 13th Century.

 

REICHERT, MICKEY ZUCKER  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Beasts of Barakhai, The  (DAW, 2001.)

 

Barakhai #1.

 

                A man from our world finds himself in an alternate reality where everyone except him spends part of each day in the form of an animal.

 

Beyond Ragnarok  (DAW, 1995, Orion, 1996.)

 

Renshai #5.

 

                The battle of Ragnarok resulted in the destruction of the world of the elves, although the human world has survived.  In the aftermath, political struggles, magical plots, and a battle for succession to the throne endanger the future of Midgard.

 

Bifrost Guardians Volume 1, The  (DAW, 2000.)

 

                Omnibus of Godslayer, Shadow Climber, and Dragonrank Master.

 

Bifrost Guardians Volume 2, The  (DAW, 2000.)

 

                Omnibus of Shadow's Realm and By Chaos Cursed.

 

By Chaos Cursed  (DAW, 1991.)

 

Bifrost Guardians #5.

 

                A man who destroyed the minions of Chaos in a magical land returns to our world to escape his enemies, but they cross the barrier as well, and he is forced to meet them in a world where magic isn't an established way of life.

 

Child of Thunder  (DAW, 1993, Millennium, 1995, Orion, ?)

 

Renshai #3.

 

                As the new Wizard of the West tries to settle into his new duties, he learns that gods and mortals alike are preparing for a fresh conflict, perhaps Ragnarok itself, and that he is the only one who might be able to restore the balance of power in time.

 

Children of Wrath, The  (DAW, 1998, Millennium, 1998.)

 

Renshai #6.

 

                A magical curse has made all of humanity sterile.  A group of elves travel to various splinter worlds to retrieve parts of a magical gem which could reverse the spell if it was complete.

 

Dragonrank Master  (DAW, 1989.)

 

Bifrost Guardians #3.

 

                Two heroes must pool their efforts to find a legendary wizard.  By killing Loki, they have earned the hatred of Hel herself, and their efforts to avoid destruction can only put off the inevitable unless they find a magical power equal to Hel's minions.

 

Fields of Wrath (DAW, 2015.)

 

Renshai #8.

 

?

 

Flightless Falcon, The  (Gollancz, 2000, DAW, 2000, Millennium, 2001.)

 

                A recently released prisoner discovers that his family has disappeared.  He sets out to find them accompanied by one of his former jailers and a mysterious fortune teller.

 

Flight of the Renshai  (DAW, 2009.)

 

Renshai #7.

 

Norse warriors must battle magical invaders from a far land.

 

Godslayer  (DAW, 1987.)

 

Bifrost Guardians #1.

 

                A mortal is snatched from Vietnam to a magical realm where the Norse gods rule.  There he is enlisted in the battle against Loki and his minions, trapped in the body of an elf.

 

Last of the Renshai, The  (DAW, 1992, Millennium, 1993, Red Fox, 1996, Orion, ?)

 

Renshai #1.

 

                The greatest war of all may be unfolding in a magical realm, one which could destroy every living creature and even the gods themselves.  The Renshai are a feared warrior race who are slaughtered by their enemies, but one of their kind survives to become a pivotal figure in the greater war to come.

 

Legend of Nightfall, The  (DAW, 1993.)

 

Nightfall #1.

 

                An elusive thief finally makes a mistake that obligates him to perform a mission for someone else.  He is sent to accompany a young prince on a quest, and faces the greatest dangers of his career while doing so.

 

Lost Dragons of Barakhai, The  (DAW, 2002.)

 

Barakhai #2.

 

                A man from our world returns to a mystical realm to help the rebellion against a tyrannical ruler in a land of shapeshifters.

 

Prince of Demons  (DAW, 1996.)

 

Renshai #4.

 

                Another devastating war threatens to disrupt a world ruled by the Norse gods, and a fresh band of heroes must accomplish various tasks to stave off the end of everything.

 

Return of Nightfall, The  (DAW, 2004.)

 

Nightfall #2.

 

                A thief turned advisor to the king must investigate when his sovereign disappears during a visit to one of the lesser nobles.

 

Shadow Climber  (DAW, 1988.)

 

Bifrost Guardians #2.

 

                A thief is betrayed by his employer and cast into prison, where he meets a barbarian warrior.  Together, they make their escape, and the thief is ultimately granted vengeance against the man who mistreated him.

 

Shadows Realm  (DAW, 1990.)

 

Bifrost Guardians #4.

 

                The powers of Chaos have superimposed themselves on one of the last great wizards, and he's out to get revenge on the group of heroes who defeated his fellows.  They find themselves fighting not only for their lives but for the continued existence of their world.

 

Western Wizard, The  (DAW, 1992, Millennium, 1993.)

 

Renshai #2.

 

                One of the four wizards who maintain the balance of power in the world has died.  Unless a suitable replacement can be found quickly, the forces of evil will be unrestrained and a people still recovering from a great war may face an even graver future.

 

REICHERT, MICKEY ZUCKER & WINGERT, JENNIFER

 

Spirit Fox   (DAW, 1998, Millennium, 2000.)

 

                A war among the gods ended and the people allied with each were disarmed and taught to live in peace, their lives linked to animals, and all weapons destroyed.  Now a foreign army is threatening to invade, and the people discover that they have no remaining means with which to defend themselves.  Or do they?

 

REID, THOMAS M.

 

Crystal Mountain, The (Wizards of the Coast, 2010.)

 

Emerald Scepter, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2005.)

 

A Forgotten Realms novel.

 

                The plotting is over and open warfare erupts.

 

Empyrean Odyssey, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2011.)

 

A Forgotten Realms novel.

 

?

 

Fractured Sky, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2008.)

 

A Forgotten Realms novel.

 

Demons and angels interact.

 

Gossamer Plain, The  (Wizards of the Coast,?)

 

A Forgotten Realms novel.

 

?

 

Insurrection  (Wizards of the Coast, 2003.)

 

A Forgotten Realms novel.

 

                A group of adventurers sets out on a quest in the midst of a devastating war.

 

Ruby Guardian, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2004.)

 

A Forgotten Realms novel.

 

                An old magical feud is about to get violent.

 

Sapphire Crescent, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2003.)

 

A Forgotten Realms novel.

 

                A family of mercenaries turns on one another.

 

Temple of Elemental Evil, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2001.)

 

A Greyhawk novel.

 

                A wizard and his friends set out on a quest when an ancient evil believed purged years earlier awakens to menace the world.

 

Truth and Steel  (CDS, 2006.)

 

An Everquest novel.

 

                A mercenary joins the ogres and becomes a bandit.

 

REILEY, DARYL  (Pseudonym of Brian Shepson.)

 

Tales of Vandelite and Other Short Stories  (Xulon, 2002.)

 

                Collection of sometimes related stories, not all of which are fantasy.

 

Voyage of the Majestic and Other Tales  (Xulon, 2002.)

 

                Collection of sometimes related stories, not all of which are fantasy

 

REIMANN, KATYA  (See also collaboration with Cherry Wilder.)

 

Prince of Fire and Ashes  (Tor, 2002.)

 

Tielmaran #3.

 

                A group of witches battles a mystical force for control of the land of Tielmark.

 

Tremor in the Bitter Earth, A  (Tor, 1998.)

 

Tielmaran #2.

 

                Agents of a foreign power that once ruled Tielmara plot assassination and other unpleasantries to destabilize the present regime and allow them to reassert their authority.

 

Wind from a Foreign Sky  (Tor, 1997.)

 

Tielmaran #1.

 

                A kingdom is assured peace so long as each ruler agrees to wed a woman of common stock.  An evil sorcerer decides to upset things by creating an artificial woman to seduce the king, violate the pact, and leave the kingdom open to domination by the forces of the dark.

 

REINIUS, TRISH

 

Planet of Tears, The  (Dawne-Leigh, 1979, Bantam, 1980.)

 

White Wolf #1.

 

                A strange series of adventures beset travelers on a planet where magic works.

 

Power of the White Wolf  (Iris IO, 1985.)

 

White Wolf #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

REISERT, REBECCA

 

Third Witch, The  (Pocket, 2001.)

 

                A novelization of the play Macbeth, with real witchcraft.

 

REISFELD, RANDI  (See also collaborations with H.B. Gilmour.)

 

All You Need Is a Love Spell  (Archway, 1998.)

 

Sabrina #7.

 

                ?

 

REISS, KATHRYN

 

Paint by Magic  (Harcourt, 2002.)

 

                The teenaged protagonist is puzzled by his mother's sudden change of personality, and then is drawn back in time to the era of the person stealing her body.

 

Paper Quake  (Harcourt, 1998.)

 

                A young girl with a terrible fear of earthquakes begins to find documents from the previous century which appear to be addressed to her.

 

Time Windows  (Harcourt, 1991.)

 

                A young girl is able to view events that happened in the past by looking through the windows of a dollhouse that is an exact replica of the building in which she lives.

 

REIT, SEYMOUR

 

Worried Ghost, The  (Scholastic, 1976.)

 

                Young readers' book about a boy who discovers a ghost while on a field trip.

 

REMIC, ANDY (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Dragon Engine, The (Angry Robot, 2015.)

 

?

 

Iron Wolves, The (Angry Robot, 2014.)

 

Wolves #1.

 

?

 

Kell's Legend  (Angry Robot, 2009.)

 

Clockwork Vampire #1.

 

Sword and sorcery with vampires.

 

Soul Stealers (Angry Robot, 2010.)

 

Clockwork Vampire #2.

 

?

 

Vampire Warlords  (Angry Robot, 2011.)

 

Clockwork Vampire #3.

 

Vampires in a fantasy world.

 

White Towers, The (Andy Remic, 2014.)

 

Wolves #2.

 

?

 

REMICK, JACK

 

Terminal Weird  (Black Heron, 1996.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

RENDAHL, EILEEN

 

Dead Letter Day  (Ace, 2013.)

 

Melina Markowitz #3.

 

A messenger from the dead gets involved in intrigue.

 

Dead on Delivery  (Berkley, 2011.)

 

Melina Markowitz #2.

 

?

 

Don't Kill the Messenger  (Berkley, 2010.)

 

Melina Markowitz #1.

 

A woman functions as a messenger between our world and the world of the supernatural.

 

RENNIE, GORDON

 

Zavant  (Black Library, 2002.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

                A murder mystery set in a fantasy world.

 

RENWICK, SOPHIE

 

Mists of Velvet (Heat, ?)

 

Annwyn Chronicles #2.

 

Shapeshifter erotica.

 

Velvet Haven  (Heat, 2010.)

 

Annwyn Chronicles #1.

 

Erotica involving shapeshifters.

 

Velvet Moon  (Heat, 2011.)

 

Annwyn Chronicles #3.

 

Shapeshifter erotica.

 

RESNICK, LAURA

 

Destroyer Goddess, The  (Tor, 2003.)

 

Sileria #3.

 

                The battle for control of water and thus power over the world comes to its climax.

 

Disappearing Nightly  (Luna, 2005.)

 

Esther Diamond #3.

 

                An actress investigates the magical disappearance of other members of the cast.

 

Doppelgangster  (DAW, 2010.)

 

Esther Diamond #1.

 

An actress gets caught in a battle with duplicated gangsters.

 

In Legend Born  (Tor, 1998.)

 

Sileria #1.

 

                The land of Sileria has been conquered numerous times because its various tribes and factions are constantly fighting among themselves.  Then an old prophecy is fulfilled and a legendary warrior appears among them, determined to unite the various groups and liberate his people.

 

Misfortune Cookie, The  (DAW, 2013.)

 

Esther Diamond #5.

 

?

 

Polterheist  (DAW, 2012.)

 

Esther Diamond #4.

 

Inanimate objects begin to come to life.

 

Unsympathetic Magic  (DAW, 2010.)

 

Esther Diamond #2.

 

?

 

Vamparazzi  (DAW, 2011.)

 

Esther Diamond #3.

 

An actress discover that vampires are real.

 

White Dragon, The  (Tor, 2003.)

 

Sileria #2.

 

                Rebellion causes widespread devastation across a fantasy world.

 

RESNICK, MIKE

 

Adventures  (Signet, 1985, Wildside, 2002.)

 

Lucifer Jones #1.

 

                Episodic series of adventures of an American conman encountering various beings, natural and supernatural, as he explores Africa.

 

Amulet of Power, The  (Del Rey, 2004.)

 

A Lara Croft novel.

 

                Novelization based on the Tomb Raider computer game.  Lara is on the run from various groups, each of whom believes she has a mystical amulet.

 

Buntline Special, The  (Pyr, 2010.)

 

Doc Holiday #1.

 

The Gunfight at the OK Corral with zombies and magic.

 

Doctor and the Dinosaurs, The  (Pyr, 2013.)

 

Doc Holiday #4.

 

Gunfighters in a magical alternate world discover living dinosaurs.

 

Doctor and the Kid, The (Pyr, 2011.)

 

Doc Holiday #2.

 

Doc Holiday vs a magically protected Billy the Kid.

 

Doctor and the Rough Rider, The  (Pyr, 2012.)

 

Doc Holiday #3.

 

Doc Holiday must prevents an Indian medicine man from killing Theodore Roosevelt.

 

Exploits and Encounters.  See Lucifer Jones.

 

Inn of the Hairy Toad, The  (Delta Con, 1984.)

 

                Short story published as a pamphlet.

 

Lucifer Jones  (Warner, 1992.  Wildside, 1993, as Exploits and Encounters.)

 

Lucifer Jones #2.

 

                Collection of related stories about a con man adventurer and his encounters with creatures magical, mysterious, and mundane.  THESE MAY HAVE APPEARED IN TWO VOLUMES!!!

 

Stalking the Dragon  (Pyr, 2009.)

 

Mallory #3.

 

A detective tracks down a kidnapped dragon.

 

Stalking the Unicorn  (Tor, 1987, Arrow, 1987, Pyr, 2008.)

 

Mallory #1.

 

                A private detective in an alternate New York where magic works investigates several cases including a missing unicorn, rampaging elephants, gnomes, and other magical beings.  Light humor blended with Chandler style action against a magical backdrop.

 

Stalking the Vampire  (Pyr, 2008.)

 

Mallory #2.

 

A vampire's visit to America is surrounded by weird and humorous situations.

 

RESNIKOFF, NED

 

Fool's Tavern  (Ibooks, 2004.)

 

                A band of heroes battle werewolves and a mad god.  The author was fourteen when he wrote the novel.

 

REYES, GINNY

 

Addie’s Knight  (Jove, 1999.)

 

                A woman is magically sent back to the 15th Century where she falls in love with a knight.

 

Faerie Tale, A  (Jove, ?)

 

                Questionable.

 

REYNOLDS, ANTHONY  (Also writes SF.)

 

Dark Creed  (Black Library, 2009.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

A powerful magical artifact could determine the outcomes of a major battle.

 

Empire in Chaos  (Black Library, 2008.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

Two refugees battle the forces of chaos.

 

Knight Errant  (Black Library, 2008.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

Goblins invade a troubled kingdom.

 

Knight of the Realm  (Black Library, 2009.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

A knight battles magic and invaders.

 

Knights of Bretonnia  (Black Library, 2011.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

A newly created knight discovers dark secrets about his people.

 

Mark of Chaos  (Black Library, 2006.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

                Novelization of a computer game involving magic.

 

REYNOLDS, JOSH  (Also writes Horror.)

 

Fury of Gork, The (Black Library, 2017.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

?

 

Knight of the Blazing Sun (Black Library, 2012.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

A knight searching for missing comrades has disturbing dreams.

 

Master of Death (Black Library, 2014.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

?

 

Road of Skulls (Black Library, 2013.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

?

 

Serpent Queen, The  (Black Library, 2014.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

?

 

REYNOLDS, SUSAN LYNN

 

Strandia  (Harper, 1991.)

 

                Young adult fantasy set on a mythical island where people can talk to dolphins.

 

RHODES, JENNA  (Pseudonym of R.A.V. Salsitz, whom see.)

 

Dark Ferryman, The (DAW, 2008.)

 

Elven Ways #2.

 

A land with newly restored magic faces unrest and invasion.

 

Four Forges, The  (DAW, 2006.)

 

Elven Ways #1.

 

                A magical war destroyed the world's magic, but it's coming back, and so is warfare.

 

RHYS, LEONA BENKT

 

Primal Skin  (Black Lace, 2000.)

 

                Erotic novel about prehistoric humans and real magic.

 

RHYS, MORGANA

 

Castle Beneath the Sea  (Jack Rabbit, 1990.)

 

Dragonfire #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Curse of Peredur, The  (Jack Rabbit, 1990.)

 

Dragonfire #3.

 

                War is in the air in the dragon world, and two boys from our reality must rescue a kidnapped victim to prevent a terrible conflict.

 

Thieves of Nir  (Jack Rabbit, 1990.)

 

Dragonfire #1.

 

                Two young boys get mixed up with a long lived dragon and the quest to restore justice to a magical kingdom.

 

RICCIO, DOLORES STEWART

 

Divine Circle of Ladies Making Mischief, The  (Kensington, 2005.)

 

                Romance novel involving contemporary witchcraft.

 

Spirit  (America House, 2001.)

 

                A clairvoyant discovers that the supposedly imaginary friend she uses to focus is actually the spirit of a Druid.

 

RICE, PATRICIA

 

Merely Magic  (Signet, 2000.)

 

Magic #1.

 

                Romance novel involving mild witchcraft.

 

Must Be Magic  (Signet, 2002.)

 

Magic #2.

 

               

 

This Magic Moment  (Signet, 2004.)

 

Magic #4.

 

                Historical romance in which some characters must deal with their psychic abilities.

 

Trouble with Magic, The  (Signet, 2003.)

 

Magic #3.

 

                A woman with magical powers tries to get rid of them.

 

RICE, ROBERT

 

Last Pendragon, The  (Walker, 1991.)

 

                Marginal story about the son of King Arthur.

 

RICH, SUE

 

Silver Witch  (Pocket, 1995.)

 

Magic in 1820's Florida.  A romance novel.

 

RICHARDS, ANNA

 

New Alice in an Old Wonderland, A  (Lippincott, 1895, Wildside, 2000.)

 

                Set in the world of Alice in Wonderland.  A new visitor with the same name has amusing adventures.

 

RICHARDS, HARVEY

 

Sorak and the Clouded Tiger  (Cupples & Leon, 1934.)

 

Sorak #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Sorak and the Sultan's Ankus  (Cupples & Leon, 1934.)

 

Sorak #3.

 

                Not seen.

 

Sorak and the Tree-Men  (Cupples & Leon, 1936.)

 

Sorak #4.

 

                Not seen.

 

Sorak of the Malay Jungle  (Cupples & Leon, 1934.)

 

Sorak #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

RICHARDS, JUSTIN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)

 

Freeze Framed (Simon & Schuster, 2009.)

 

Time Runners #2.

 

A boy slips out of time.

 

Rewind Assassin  (Simon & Schuster, 2009.)

 

Time Runners #1.

 

?

 

RICHARDS, LAURA E.

 

Silver Crown, The  (Little Brown, 1906.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

RICHARDS, R.P.J.

 

Blonde Goddess, The  (Ken Pax, 1948.)

 

                Magical time travel.

 

RICHARDS, TAD

 

Blazing Saddles  (Warner, 1974, from the screenplay by Mel Brooks.)

 

                Marginal western farce that spills over into the contemporary world.

 

RICHARDSON, LINDA  (See collaboration with David Bischoff.)

 

RICHARDSON, MAURICE

 

Exploits of Englebrecht, The  (Phoenix, 1950.)

 

                Collection of related stories.

 

RICHARDSON, WARREN

 

Dr. Zell and the Princess Charlotte  (Kabis, 1892.)

 

                Not seen.  An occult adventure involving exchange of bodies.

 

RICHEMONT, ENID

 

Time Tree, The  (Little Brown, 1990.)

 

                Young readers book about two youngsters who encounter a ghost and travel back through time to the 16th Century.

 

RICHTER, CONRAD

 

Waters of Kronos, The  (Knopf, 1960, Bantam, 1961.)

 

                Marginal novel about a man making a magical journey back to his homeland.

 

RIDDELL, CHRIS  (See collaborations with Paul Stewart.)

 

RIEFE, BARBARA

 

This Ravaged Heart  (Playboy, 1977.)

 

                Star crossed lovers struggle to be together over several incarnations.

 

RIGGS, ALAN  (See collaboration with Piers Anthony and Richard Goolsby.)

 

RILEY, EUGENIA

 

Phantom in Time  (Avon, 1996.)

 

The voice of a murdered singer causes a woman to revert through time where she seeks to find his killer and prevent the crime from taking place.

 

Phantom of the Bathtub, The  (Love Spell, 2006.)

 

Romance with pleasant ghosts.

 

Tempest in Time  (Leisure, 1996.)

 

A modern bride and a shy counterpart from 1840 are magically switched, and each finds a new kind of love in their altered circumstances.

 

Timeswept Bride  (Avon, 1995.)

 

A woman discovers a note in a bottle from a man decades earlier who is seeking someone to love and is transported back through time to meet him.

 

Tryst in Time, A  (Leisure, 1992.)

 

A woman retreats to a plantation following the death of her brother in Vietnam, and is magically transported back to the Civil War where she finds romance in the arms of a man recovering from his own loss.

 

Wanted Across Time  (Avon, 1997.)

 

Transported through time to the old west, a woman finds love in the arms of a bounty hunter who mistakes her for an outlaw.

 

RILEY, JUDITH MERKLE

 

In Pursuit of the Green Lion  (Delacorte, 1991.)

 

Margaret of Ashbury #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Oracle Glass, The  (Viking, 1994, Columbine, 1995.)

 

                Marginal story of occult dabblings and precognition in 17th Century Paris.

 

Vision of Light, A  (Delacorte, 1989.)

 

Margaret of Ashbury #1.

 

                A woman with psychic healing powers has adventures during the 14th Century.

 

RINALDI, ANN

 

Staircase, The  (Harcourt, 2000.)

 

                A mysterious carpenter builds a staircase so fast that it must have been a miracle.

 

RING, THOMASINA

 

Time Spun Rapture  (Leisure, 1990.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Time-Spun Treasure  (Leisure, 1997.)

 

                A time travel romance set during the American Revolution.

 

RINGO, JOHN

 

Against the Tide (Baen, 2005.)

 

                An inexperienced man must become a military leader when nations go to war in a fantasy realm that resembles are own except for the presence of dragons and magic.

 

 

Emerald Sea, The 

 

               

 

Princess of Wands  (Baen, 2006.)

 

Wands #1.

 

                A housewife studying the occult finds herself entangled in a battle against demons.

 

Queen of Wands (Baen, 2012.)

 

Wands #2.
 

?

 

There Will Be Dragons

 

               

 

RINKOFF, BARBARA

 

Dragon's Handbook, The  (Scholastic, 1966.)

 

                Young readers' book about dealing with dragons.

 

Remarkable Ramsey, the Talking Dog  (Morrow, 1966, Scholastic, 1972.)

 

                The title tells it all, for younger readers.

 

RIORDAN, RICK

 

Battle of the Labyrinth, The  (Hyperion, 2008.)

 

Olympians #4.

 

Teens must find their way through a maze to defeat the evil gods.

 

Last Olympian, The (Hyperion, 2009.)

 

Olympians #5.

 

Teens battle gods and mosnters.

 

Lightning Thief, The  (Hyperion, 2005.)

 

Olympians #1.

 

                A young boy discovers that his father was Poseidon.

 

Lost Hero, The  (Hyperion, 2011.)

 

Heroes of Olympus #1.

 

Teens on a quest.

 

Mark of Athena, The  (Hyperion, 2012.)

 

Heroes of Olympus #3.

 

?

 

Red Pyramid, The  (Hyperion, 2010.)

 

Set #1.

 

Two teenagers discover that an Egyptian god is plotting against the world.

 

Sea of Monsters, The  (Hyperion, 2006.)

 

Olympians #2.

 

                Mythological creatures being appearing at a boys' camp.

 

Serpent's Shadow, The  (Hyperion, 2012.)

 

Kane #3.

 

?

 

Son of Neptune, The  (Hyperion, 2011.)

 

Heroes of Olympus #2.

 

?

 

Throne of Fire, The  (Hyperion, 2012.)

 

Kane #2.

 

?

 

Titan’s Curse, The  (Hyperion, 2007.)

 

Olympians #3.

 

                A major magical battle is shaping up at the boys’ camp.

 

RIOS, TERE

 

Fifteenth Pelican, The  (Doubleday, 1965, Joseph, 1965, Avon Camelot, 1966.  Doubleday, 1968, as The Flying Nun.)

 

                Inspiration for the television program, The Flying Nun.  Amusing story about a quiet nun who discovers she can fly and thereby changes the lives of everyone around her.

 

Flying Nun, The.  (See The Fifteenth Pelican.)

 

RIPLEY, KAREN

 

Tales for the Telling  (Solo Ventures, 1983.)

 

                Collection of Indiana Jones stories.

 

RITCHIE, LEITCH

 

Magician, The  (Macrone, 1836.)

 

                Marginal historical involving an inhuman night and some mild magic.

 

RIVER, UNCLE

 

Thunder Mountain (Mother Bird, 1996.)

 

 Mother nature finally gets impatient with humanity.

 

RIVERA, R. ARSENAULT

 

Tiger's Daughter, The (Tor, 2017.)

 

Their Bright Ascendancy #1.

 

Conflict in a barbarian society.

 

RIVERE, ALEC

 

Lost City of the Damned (Pike, 1961.)

 

                In the jungles of Brazil is a lost city, and within that city is a great treasure protected by an ageless magical curse.

 

RIVERS, DIANA

 

Daughters of the Great Star   (Lace, 1992.)

 

Zelindar #2.

 

                Several women find themselves ostracized by their friends when they begin to exhibit paranormal powers linked to a celestial event.

 

Journey to Zelindar   (Lace, ?)

 

Zelindar #1.

 

                Not seen.

 

RIVKIN, J.F.

 

Dreamstone, The  (Ace, 1991.)

 

#3 in the multi-author Rune Sword series.

 

                A handful of heroes are ready to oppose an evil power, but they are weakened when it strikes at them through their own nightmares.

 

Mistress of Ambiguities  (Ace, 1991.)

 

Silverglass #4.

 

                In the aftermath of a civil war, assassins seek to end the career of a sorceress, sorely challenging her bodyguard's ability to protect her.

 

Silverglass  (Ace, 1986.)

 

Silverglass #1.

 

                A female sword for hire dislikes magic, but when her new employer attracts more enemies than usual, she is glad to rely on that worthy's wizardry as a backup to her own sword.

 

Web of Wind  (Ace, 1987.)

 

Silverglass #2.

 

                A warrior and a magician set out to find a fabled lost treasure.  Unfortunately, there's a cult that has protected it for years, and they're alerted to the new searchers.

 

Witch of Rhostshyl  (Ace, 1989.)

 

Silverglass #3.

 

                Although they were exiled from their home city, a sorceress and her bodyguard are invited back when the city's populace breaks out into bloody civil war.

 

ROACH, RICHARD  (See collaboration with Eric Flint.)

 

ROBBINS, TOD

 

Freaks and Fantasies  (Ramble House, 2007.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

ROBBINS, TOM

 

Another Roadside Attraction  (Bantam, 1990.)

 

                The Second Coming doesn't go quite as planned in this comic, surreal satire involving Christ and the American spirit.

 

Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas  (Bantam, 1994.)

 

                A psychic is among the many strange characters in this surreal story.

 

Jitterbug Perfume  (Bantam, 1984.)

 

                Satirical romp involving a bottle of the essence of the universe.

 

Skinny Legs and All  (Bantam, 1990.)

 

                Five people are brought back to life by a goddess after a thousand years have passed.

 

Still Life with Woodpeckers  (Bantam, 1980.)

 

                Marginal surreal novel of contemporary America.

 

ROBERSON, CHRIS

 

Book of Secrets (Angry Robot, 2009.)

 

A book that contains arcane knowledge is hidden among SF pulps.

 

Set the Seas on Fire  (Solaris, 2007.)

 

A British frigate in 1808 encounters an island of magic and monsters.

 

ROBERSON, JENNIFER  (See also collaboration with Melanie Rawn & Kate Elliott.)

 

Children of the Lion  (DAW, 2001.)

 

                Omnibus of Daughter of the Lion and A Pride of Princes.

 

Daughter of the Lion  (DAW, 1989, Corgi, 1990.)

 

Cheysuli #6.

 

                The princess of Homana, an independent minded woman and a shapechanger, resists the pressure by her family to enter an arranged marriage.  She also outwits the plot of an evil sorcerer who has an even more unpleasant destiny in mind for her and her family.

 

Deepwood  (DAW, 2007.)

 

Karavans #2.

 

Refugees from a war deal with the dangers of a forest that is itself sentient.

 

Flight of the Raven  (DAW, 1990.)

 

Cheysuli #7.

 

                The new heir to the throne of Homana faces even more challenges than his predecessors, and initially he appears the least likely to succeed, perhaps finally bringing to an end their pre-eminence.

 

Guinevere's Truth and Other Stories  (Five Star, 2008.)

 

Collection of sometimes related stories.

 

Karavans  (DAW, 2006.)

 

Karavans #1.

 

                Refugees traveling across a magical land are menaced not only by their conquerors but by a mystical wood that is the home of demons.

 

Legacy of the Sword  (DAW, 1986, Corgi, 1988.)

 

Cheysuli #3.

 

                A shapechanger prepares to take the throne of Homana, but he faces opposition not only from those jealous of his power but also from the majority of the population who look upon his kind with fear and distrust.

 

Lion Throne, The  (DAW, 2001.)

 

                Omnibus of Flight of the Raven and A Tapestry of Lions.

 

Novels of Tiger and Del Volume 1, The  (DAW, 2005.)

 

                Omnibus of  Sword Dancer and Sword Singer.

 

Novels of Tiger and Del Volume 2, The  (DAW, 2006.)

 

                Omnibus of Sword Maker and Sword Breaker.

 

Novels of Tiger and Del Volume 3, The  (DAW, 2006.)

 

                Omnibus of Sword Born and Sword Sworn.

 

Pride of Princes, A  (DAW, 1988, Corgi, 1989.)

 

Cheysuli #5.

 

                The three princes of Homana each set out on a journey of self discovery, each aided by the fact that they can shapechange when necessary.

 

Scotland the Brave  (Aspect, 1996.)

 

A Highlander novel.

 

A cabal of secret immortals plots to raise the clans and reaffirm Scotland's independence of England.  MacLeod poses as one of their number to prevent disaster from coming to everyone concerned.

 

Shapechangers!  (DAW, 1984, Corgi, 1987.)

 

Cheysuli #1.

 

                The friendship between humans and a race of shapechangers is altered when one of the latter runs away with the daughter of the local ruler.  Years later, with the Cheysuli hunted nearly to extinction, a halfbreed attempts to find a new destiny for herself.

 

Shapechanger's Song  (DAW, 2001.)

 

                Omnibus of Shapechangers! And The Song of Homana.

 

Song of Homana, The  (DAW, 1985, Corgi, 1987.)

 

Cheysuli #2.

 

                The rightful ruler of Homana attempts to remove the usurper from power and allow the shapechanging Cheysuli to resume their place of honor, but he has to contend with the armies of his enemy and the ingrained prejudice of his people.

 

Sword-Born  (DAW, 1998.)

 

Sword #5.

 

                Searching for the secret of his birth, a swordsman and his companion are shipwrecked, abducted by pirates, and survive a number of other adventures before finally reaching their goal.

 

Sword-Breaker  (DAW, 1991.)

 

Sword #4.

 

                Two warriors flee their enemies, a legion of religious zealots and assassins intent upon revenge for the death of their leader.  Complicating matters is an evil spirit which has possessed the sword of one of the pair, a presence which can only be eliminating by finding the sorcerer's lifelong enemy.

 

Sword-Dancer  (DAW, 1986.)

 

Sword #1.

 

                Two master sword handlers from two very different backgrounds team up on a magical quest that takes them into dangerous lands and unknown parts of their world.

 

Sword-Maker  (DAW, 1989.)

 

Sword #3.

 

                A warrior sets out on another journey through strange lands, this time finding himself hailed as the prophesized hero who will slay a powerful dragon.  Reluctantly he agrees to attempt the task, unaware that his real foe is a sorcerer.

 

Sword-Singer  (DAW, 1988.)

 

Sword #2.

 

                A skilled swordswoman must return to face her peers and reclaim her honor, lost when she killed her own mentor.  Their journey back is not without its own hazards, however, because they are being stalked by a ruthless, magical menace.

 

Sword Sworn  (DAW, 2002.)

 

Sword #6.

 

                Tiger finally discovers the secret of his own past and returns to his homeland, but only after being kidnapped and magically enslaved.

 

Tapestry of Lions, A  (DAW, 1992.)

 

Cheysuli #8.

 

                The young shapechanger who is destined to end the magical threat to his people shies away from the ceremony that would accomplish it, but this doesn't prevent the sorcerous enemies of the Cheysuli from plotting to make certain he cannot ever change his mind.

 

Track of the White Wolf  (DAW, 1987, Corgi, 1988.)

 

Cheysuli #4.

 

                The shapechanging ruler of Homana is distrusted by both sides.  Humans fear his heritage and Cheysuli worry about his unwillingness to transform himself.  Now he's on a journey to a far land seeking a bride, and wondering if he'll even have a kingdom to come home to.

 

Wild Road, The  (DAW, 2012.)

 

Karavans #3.

 

?

 

ROBERTS, A.R.R.R.  (Pseudonym of Adam Roberts, whom see.)

 

Sellamillion, The  (Gollancz, 2004.)

 

                Parody of The Silmarillion.

 

Soddit, The  (Gollancz, 2003.)

 

                Parody of The Hobbit.

 

ROBERTS, ADAM  (See also A.R.R.R. Roberts.)

 

Sellamillion, The  (Gollancz, 2004.)

 

                A spoof of The Silmarillon by J.R.R. Tolkien.

 

Swiftly  (Gollancz, 2008.)

 

England and France are at war, aided by the Lilliputians and Brobdingnagians.

 

ROBERTS, DOROTHY JAMES

 

Kinsmen of the Grail  (Little Brown, 1963, Green Knight, 2000.)

 

                Sir Gawin travels to Wales, falls in love, sets out to locate the missing Perceval, and discovers the secret society that guards the Holy Grail.

 

ROBERTS, GLENN L.

 

Maalstrom  (Dark Lotus, 2001.)

 

Selk King #1.

 

                The usual sword and sorcery adventure with a warrior taken prisoner and falling in love with the beautiful girl who lives in the temple.

 

Selk King, The  (Dark Lotus, 2001.)

 

Selk King #2.

 

                Predictable sword and sorcery with a warrior helping to overcome the despotic rulers and establishing freedom for his people.

 

ROBERTS, JANE

 

Education of Oversoul 7, The  (Prentice Hall, 1973, Pocket, 1976.)

 

Oversoul #1.

 

                A didactic novel about a man with extraordinary powers, designed to be an advertisement for the now defunct cult founded by Seth.

 

Emir's Education in the Proper Use of Magical Powers  (?, 1979.)

 

                Not seen.  For younger readers.

 

Further Education of Oversoul  7, The  (Prentice Hall, 1979.)

 

Oversoul #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Oversoul 7 in the Museum of Time  (Prentice Hall, 1984.)

 

Oversoul #3.

 

                Not seen.

 

ROBERTS, JOHN MADDOX

 

Black Shields, The  (Tor, 1991.)

 

Stormlands #2.

 

                A young man has been forced to leave his homeland for breaking a taboo, but his old enemies aren't content to let him live elsewhere.  In defense of their way of life, they will track him down and kill him.

 

Conan and the Amazon  (Tor, 1995.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

                Conan teams up with a warrior woman to invade a lost city full of treasure, but which also hides a full shelf of deadly dangers.

 

Conan and the Manhunters  (Tor, 1994.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

Conan steals from the temple of an evil religion and is pursued by a host of mercenaries they hire to retrieve their treasure and avenge the desecration of their sanctuary.

 

Conan and the Treasure of Python  (Tor, 1993.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

                An aristocratic woman hires Conan to lead an expedition to find a long lost treasure, but she doesn’t adequately warn him about the magical and mundane dangers that stand in his way.  They don’t stand there for long, however.

 

Conan the Bold  (Tor, 1989.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

Conan the barbarian has a variety of adventures as he leaves his homeland on the trail of a man who killed his friend, finally getting vengeance after dealing with monsters and sorcerers who got in his way.

 

Conan the Champion  (Tor, 1987.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

In the service of a beautiful but beleaguered queen, Conan must find a way to defeat or outwit two invading armies and the minions of an avaricious wizard who can raise the dead from their graves and send them into battle.

 

Conan the Marauder  (Tor, 1987.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

A nomadic warlord has finally managed to organize the rival tribes of the desert into a single unit with which he plans to conquer the rest of the world.  But the warlord is actually the puppet of a wizard with similar ambitions.  Conan somewhat reluctantly becomes involved and derails the entire process.

 

Conan the Rogue  (Tor, 1991.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

Conan is searching for a fabulous artifact whose very nature may change from day to day.  He soon discovers that the very act of looking for it puts him in mortal danger, and finding it makes him the most sought after victim in the world.

 

Conan the Valorous  (Tor, 1985.)

 

A Conan novel.

 

Conan returns to his homeland to help defeat an army of primitive invaders, but they are being helped by a duo of evil magicians, one a seductress as well.

 

Islander, The  (Tor, 1990.)

 

Stormlands #1.

 

                An ancient magical war ravaged the Earth and even touched the moon.  Now that knowledge is lost, but a young adventurer is about to set out on a journey of discovery that will uncover some of that dangerous but forgotten lore.

 

King of the Wood  (Doubleday, 1983, Tor, 1986.)

 

                An interesting historical fantasy which pits Vikings against Mongol hordes in the forests of North America as each side hopes to seize the new land for their exclusive use.

 

Murder in Tarsis  (TSR, 1996.)

 

A Dragonlance novel.

 

                Three unlikely detectives are given the task of solving a politically sensitive murder on the assumption that they'll fail and avoid a scandal.  Unfortunately for the authorities, they take their job very seriously.

 

Poisoned Lands, The  (Tor, 1992.)

 

Stormlands #3.

 

                An ambitious king sets out to conquer his world by use of his armies.

 

Queens of Land and Sea  (Tor, 1994.)

 

Stormlands #5.

 

                A plague and a kidnapping plot complicate the battle between various forces for supremacy in a barbaric world.

 

Steel Kings, The  (Tor, 1993.)

 

Stormlands #4.

 

                A one time wanderer has now united the tribal plains under his banner and established a new and powerful nation.  But a neighboring land covets the supply of steel he has discovered, and plots to invade and seize the mines so that they can fashion superior weapons.

 

ROBERTS, KATHERINE

 

Babylon Game, The  (Collins, 2002.)

 

Seven Fabulous Wonders #2.

 

                Young adult fantasy.

 

Great Pyramid Robbery, The  (Collins, 2002.)

 

Seven Fabulous Wonders #1.

 

                Young adult fantasy.

 

ROBERTS, KEITH

 

Anita  (Ace, 1970, Millington, 1976. Owlswick, 1990, revised and slightly expanded.)

 

                Collection of related short stories about a contemporary witch with good intentions.

 

Grainne  (Kerosina, 1987.)

 

                Marginal fantasy about a woman whose dubious connections to the gods casts light on the origins of the Celtic race.

 

Kaeti &Company  (Kerosina, 1986.)

 

                Collection of related stories.

 

Kaeti on Tour  (Sirius, 1992.)

 

                Episodic adventures of a young woman who has magical powers.

 

Kaeti's Apocalypse  (Kerosina, 1986.)

 

                Short story in chapbook form.

 

Road to Paradise, The  (?, 1988.)

 

                Not seen.  Time travel.

 

ROBERTS, MICHELE

 

Book of Mrs. Noah, The  (?, 1987.)

 

                Reminiscences of Noah's wife.

 

Wild Girl, The  (?, 1984.)

 

                Not seen.

 

ROBERTS, NORA  (Writes science fiction as J.D. Robb.)

 

Blue Dahlia  (Jove, 2004.)

 

                Romance involving a helpful ghost.

 

Dance of the Gods  (Jove, 2006.)

 

Circle #2.

 

                Sorcery vs vampires in ancient Ireland.

 

Dance Upon the Air  (Jove, 2001.)

 

Three Sisters Island #1.

 

                A woman goes to a remote island and struggles to lift an ancient curse.

 

Enchanted  (Silhouette, 1999.)

 

                Romance novel with some real witchcraft.

 

Face the Fire  (Jove, 2002.)

 

Three Sisters Island #3.

 

                An evil force threatens a magically protected island.

 

Heart of the Sea  (Jove, 2000.)

 

Irish #3.

 

                Ghosts and fairies intervene in a love affair.

 

Heaven and Earth  (Jove, 2001.)

 

Three Sisters Island #2.

 

                A paranormal investigator and a witch become romantically entangled.

 

Jewels of the Sun  (Jove, 1999.)

 

Irish #1.

 

                A woman travels to Ireland where she discovers fairies, ghosts, and romance.

 

Key of Knowledge  (Jove, 2003.)

 

Key #2.

 

                A contemporary magical quest romance.

 

Key of Light  (Jove, 2003.)

 

Key #1.

 

                A contemporary woman has to rescue the souls of three princesses.

 

Key of Valor  (Jove, 2003.)

 

Key #3.

 

                A woman completes a magical quest and finds true love.

 

Little Fate, A  (Jove, 2004.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Morrigan's Cross  (Jove, 2006.)

 

Circle #1.

 

                A vampire queen raises an army to oppose the goddess Morrigan during the 12th Century.

 

Tears of the Moon  (Jove, 2000.)

 

Irish #2.

 

                A young woman uses fairies and magic to enchant the man she loves.

 

Valley of Silence  (Jove, 2006.)

 

Circle #3.

 

                A group of characters are drawn together for a magical confrontation.

 

ROBERTS, RACHEL

 

All That Glitters  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Avalon #2.

 

                Shortly after a young girl discovers a magic charm, the world is invaded by banshees and other creatures from another reality.

 

Cry of the Wolf  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Avalon #3.

 

                A young girl follows a friendly wolf back across the gateway between worlds, and discovers that evil stalks the other reality.

 

Twist of Fate  (Apple, 2002.)

 

Avalon #4.

 

                A shapeshifting creature tries to disrupt things when the three heroines plan a concert to raise money in support of the local animals.

 

ROBERTS, SHELLY R.

 

Circles in the Stream  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Avalon #1.

 

                Three young girls find a gateway to another world.  Through it come a number of peaceful animals, but they are pursued by an evil creature.

 

ROBERTS, TERENCE  (Pseudonym of Ivan T. Sanderson.)

 

Report on the Status Quo  (Merlin, 1955.)

 

                A new world war ravages the world.

 

ROBERTS, THEODORE GOODRIDGE

 

Merriest Knight, The  (Green Knight, 2001.)

 

                A collection of related stories chronicling the adventures of Sir Dinadan, one of the lesser known Knights of the Round Table.

 

ROBERTS, WILLO DAVIS

 

Magic Book, The  (Atheneum, 1986, Aladdin, 1988.)

 

                An unhappy teenager finds a book of magical spells that really work, except that they don't always have exactly the results he expected.

 

ROBERTSON, DALE

 

Son of the Phantom, The  (Whitman, 1946.)

 

                Based on the comic strip.  Adventures of the son of the man who rights wrong using occasional mystical powers.

 

ROBERTSON, HARRY  (See collaboration with Terry Marcel.)

 

ROBINET, LEE  (Pseudonym of Robert Ames Bennett.)

 

Forest Maiden, The  (Browne & Howell, 1913.)

 

                Not seen.  A man with supernatural powers creates a new version of Eden.

 

ROBINS, LANE

 

Maledicte  (Del Rey, 2007.)

 

                A woman thwarted in love makes a deal with a supernatural entity for vengeance.

 

ROBINS, MADELEINE

 

Stone War, The  (Tor, 1999.)

 

                A strange phenomenon transforms New York City into a wasteland and various of its inhabitants into monstrous inhuman creatures.  A man searching for his missing family battles for his life in the aftermath.

 

ROBINSON, FRANK

 

Children of the Dragon  (Avon, 1978.)

 

                One of those enslaved by the cruel ruler of a magical kingdom escapes and eventually leads the rebellion that topples him from power.

 

ROBINSON, JANE E.M.

 

Amazon Chronicles, The  (Clothespin Fever Press, 1994.)

 

                Politics and war in a magical realm.

 

ROBSON, JAMES

 

Budgie Bill  (Constable, 1968, Panther, 1970.)

 

                A supernatural godlike creature wanders the world changing people's lives.

 

ROCHELLE, WARREN

 

Called, The  (Golden Gryphon, 2010.)

 

Changelings #2.

 

Tensions between humans and faerie.

 

Harvest of Changelings  (Golden Gryphon, 2007.)

 

Changelings #1.

 

A man must find a way to bring his half fairy child to the land of the fairies before he is destroyed by his developing magical powers.

 

ROCKWELL, MARSHEILA

 

Legacy of Wolves  (Wizards of the Coast, 2008.)

 

An Eberron novel.

 

?

 

RODDA, EMILY

 

Charm Bracelet, The  (Harper, ?)

 

Jessie #1.

 

                ?

 

City of the Rats  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Deltora Quest #3.

 

                The third missing jewel is hidden in a city ruled by intelligent rats.

 

Deltora Quest  (Scholastic, 2008.)

 

Omnibus of the Deltora Quest series.

 

Dread Mountain  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Deltora Quest #5.

 

                The next missing jewel is to be found in a mountain inhabited by a mysterious creature.

 

Finders Keepers  (?, 1991.)

 

Patrick #1.

 

                A boy enters a parallel world that takes the form of a quiz show.

 

Flower Fairies, The  (?, Harper.)

 

Jessie #2.

 

                ?

 

Forests of Silence, The  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Deltora Quest #1.

 

                An evil power has invaded a peaceful land and stolen its magic jewels, so two young people set out to recover them.

 

Key to Rondo, The  (Scholastic, 2008.)

 

Rondo #1.

 

Kids release a sorceress from captivity.

 

Lake of Tears, The  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Deltora Quest #2.

 

                In their request to recover stolen gems with magical powers, three young people must avoid a sorceress and confront a lake monster.

 

Last Fairy Apple Tree, The  (Harper, ?)

 

Jessie #4.

 

                ?

 

Magic Key, The  (Harper, ?)

 

Jessie #5.

 

                ?

 

Maze of the Beast, The  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Deltora Quest #6.

 

                The sixth gem is hidden in an undersea kingdom, but the searchers must solve a maze before reaching that realm.

 

Peskie Spell, The  (Harper, ?)

 

Jessie #9.

 

                ?

 

Pigs Are Flying, The.  (See Pigs Might Fly.)

 

Pigs Might Fly  (Angus & Robertson, 1986. Greenwillow, 1988, as The Pigs Are Flying.)

 

                Not seen.  Young readers fantasy.

 

Return to Del  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Deltora Quest #8.

 

                The adventurers return the stolen jewels to their homeland and find the nature of their personal destinies.

 

Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal   (Greenwillow, 2002.)

 

Rowan #3.

 

                Rowan is supposed to choose a new keeper of the magic crystal, but he refuses to do so until the candidates help him evade some deadly creatures and find an antidote for his poisoned mother.

 

Rowan and the Travelers  (Greenwillow, 2001.)

 

Rowan #2.

 

                When a group of travelers enter a small town, the local inhabitants begin to succumb to a strange sleeping sickness.

 

Rowan and the Zebak  (Greenwillow, 2002.)

 

Rowan #4.

 

                ?

 

Rowan of Rin  (Omnibus, 1993, Greenwillow, 2001.)

 

                A young boy overcomes his fear and helps his villagers explore the land occupied by a dragon.

 

Shifting Sands, The  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Deltora Quest #4.

 

                The band of friends are scattered as they search for the fourth gem in a mysterious wasteland.

 

Star Cloak, The  (Harper, ?)

 

Jessie #7.

 

                ?

 

Third Wish, The  (Harper, ?)

 

Jessie #3.

 

                ?

 

Timekeeper, The    (?)

 

Patrick #2.

 

                A youngster has to rescue his friends who are transported through a television set into a parallel world.

 

Unicorn, The  (Harper, ?)

 

Jessie #6.

 

                ?

 

Valley of the Lost, The  (Apple, 2001.)

 

Deltora Quest #7.

 

                With the last of the missing jewels within their grasp, our heroes find themselves trapped in a land that has no exit.

 

Water Sprites, The  (Harper, 2005.)

 

Jessie #8.

 

                A young girl finds a missing magical stone.

 

Wizard of Rondo, The  (Scholastic, 2009.)

 

Rondo #2.

 

A magic music box is the gateway to a world of magic.

 

RODGERS, ALAN

 

Bear Who Found Christmas, The  (Wildside, 2000.)

 

                An animate teddy bear gets separated from his young owner and gets involved in a mall robbery before returning to the fold.

 

RODGERS, MARY

 

Billion for Boris, A  (Harper, 1974.)

 

Annabel #2.

 

                Not seen.

 

Freaky Friday  (Harper & Row, 1972, Harper Trophy, 1973, Scholastic, ?)

 

Annabel #1.

 

                A young girl wakes up in the body of her mother.  Made into a motion picture.

 

Summer Switch  (Harper & Row, 1982.)

 

Annabel #3.

 

                Not seen.

 

ROESSNER, MICHAELA

 

Stars Compel, The  (Tor, 1999.)

 

Stars #2.

 

                More political struggles among the aristocracy of Florence during a time when the Pope contends with the Emperor for control of the world, and when magic is still a powerful, though hidden force in the world.

 

Stars Dispose, The  (Tor, 1997.)

 

Stars #1.

 

                A story of the Medici family, who have magical talents which they use in secret.  During a struggle between the Emperor and the Pope, these talents are the only things which prevent the family from being destroyed.

 

Walkabout Woman  (Bantam, 1988.)

 

                A young girl in the Australian outback is in touch with the magical Dreamtime until she is "rescued" by a missionary.  Caught between two worlds, she must escape back to the wilderness to reconnect with the other worldly realm.

 

ROGERS, BRUCE HOLLAND  (See also Hanovi Braddock.)

 

Thirteen Ways to Water and Other Stories  (Wheatland Press, 2004.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

ROGERS, CAMERON

 

Music of Razors, The  (Penguin, 2001, Del Rey, 2007.)

 

                A man caught in the war between heaven and hell becomes a harvester of souls, and sets his sights on a young child.

 

ROGERS, MARK E.

 

Adventures of Samurai Cat, The  (Tor, 1984.)

 

Samurai Cat #2.

 

                Collection of related stories about a warrior cat, spoofing various fantasy themes.

 

Bridle of Catzad-Dum, The  (?, 1980.)

 

                Collection of stories published as a chapbook.

 

Devouring Void, The   (Ace, 1991.)

 

Blood of the Lamb #2.

 

                A counteract by good wizards on the stronghold of their demonic enemies goes awry because someone among their number is a traitor who betrays their plans.

 

Expected One, The  (Ace, 1991.)

 

Blood of the Lamb #1.

 

                A college of wizards who have been waiting for the fulfillment of a prophecy of the greatest of all wizards has a problem.  An evil sorcerer is trying to kill them all, and unless the foretold one appears, they might not be around to greet him.

 

More Adventures of Samurai Cat  (Tor, 1986.)

 

Samurai Cat #2.

 

                Collection of related stories about a warrior cat, spoofing various fantasy themes.

 

Nightmare of God, The  (Ace, 1988.)

 

Zorachus #2.

 

                A decidedly dark fantasy about the leader of a cult who subscribe to a hideous belief system that justifies any crime of violence they may dare to commit.

 

Riddled Man, The  (Ace, 1992.)

 

Blood of the Lamb #3.

 

                Just as it appears that the forces of evil will conquer not only the world but Heaven itself, a man of prophecy steps forward to roll back the armies of darkness.

 

Runestone, The  (Burning Bush, 1979.)

 

                Not seen.

 

Samurai Cat Goes to Hell  (Tor, 1998.)

 

Samurai Cat #6.

 

                Collection of related stories about a warrior cat, spoofing various fantasy themes.

 

Samurai Cat Goes to the Movies  (Tor, 1994.)

 

Samurai Cat #5.

 

                Collection of related stories about a warrior cat, spoofing various fantasy themes.

 

Samurai Cat in the Real World  (Tor, 1989.)

 

Samurai Cat #3.

 

                Collection of related stories about a warrior cat, spoofing various fantasy themes.

 

Sword of Samurai Cat, The  (Tor, ?)

 

Samurai Cat #4.

 

                Collection of related stories about a warrior cat, spoofing various fantasy themes.

 

Zorachus  (Ace, 1986.)

 

Zorachus #1.

 

                A man is chosen by the gods to seek vengeance using the darkest of sorceries.

 

ROGERS, SHARON CARTER   

 

Drift  (Howard, 2010.)

 

Drifters are a kind of angel perceptible only to a single person.

 

ROHAN, MICHAEL SCOTT (See also collaborations which follow.)

 

Anvil of Ice, The  (Morrow, 1986, Macdonald, 1986, Avon, 1989.)

 

Winter of the World #1.

 

                A young boy is apprenticed to a wizard in a magical land that existed about the time of the last great ice age.  His early adventures make up the bulk of this opening novel.

 

Castle of the Winds, The  (Orbit, 1998.)

 

Winter of the World #4.

 

                A smith makes a marvelous suit of armor fit for a king, but before he can find a suitable person to wear it, the armor is stolen.  The smith refuses to accept the situation and leaves his village to track down the thief and reclaim his property.

 

Chase the Morning  (Morrow, 1990, Futura, 1990, Avon, 1992.)

 

Spiral #1.

 

                An average businessman has a series of adventures, some hilarious, when he stumbles into a nexus that connects our world with any number of other realities.

 

Cloud Castles  (Gollancz, 1993, Avon, 1994, Orbit, ?.)

 

Spiral #3.

 

                Hordes of demons and other creatures invade Europe through the Spiral, throwing the world into chaos.  The protagonist, who has traveled through various realms in the past, decides that it falls upon him to set things right.

 

Forge in the Forest, The  (Morrow, 1987, Macdonald, 1987, Avon, 1989.)

 

Winter of the World #2.

 

                Two rival magical groups clash within the snow covered landscape of an ice age Earth, each with its own vision of the future of humanity.

 

Gates of Noon, The  (Gollancz, 1992, Avon, 1994, Orbit, ?)

 

Spiral #1.

 

                An entrepreneur decides to ship product to a remote island by diverting it through the Spiral, a nexus of time and space that provides access to many other worlds.  Unfortunately, that adds a whole new set of complications to the problem.

 

Hammer of the Sun, The  (Morrow, 1988, Macdonald, 1988, Avon, 1990.)

 

Winter of the World #3.

 

                Although the young wizard has freed a lost city from the magical curse that kept it isolated, his job is not done.  Now he must travel to a far land and face a fresh round of perils.

 

Lord of Middle Air, The  (Gollancz, 1994.)

 

                Sir Walter Scott teams up with a wizard to battle evil.

 

Maxie’s Demon  (Orbit, 1997.)

 

Spiral #4.

 

                A con man and adventurer stumbles across the Spiral, an anomaly that allows people to intermix with others from different times and realities.  He then has a series of humorous encounters with magicians and madmen and even a band of pirates.

 

Shadow of the Seer  (Orbit, 2001.)

 

Winter of the World #6.

 

                An orphan survives in a savage wasteland by calling upon the shamanistic powers of his ancestors.

 

Singer and the Sea, The  (Orbit, ?)

 

Winter of the World #5.

 

                ?

 

ROHAN, MICHAEL SCOTT & SCOTT, ALLAN

 

Spell of Empire: The Horns of Tartarus, A  (Orbit, 1992.)

 

                Not seen.  Conflict in an alternate world.

 

ROLAND, HOWELL JR.

 

Living Stone, The  (Manor, 1980.)

 

                Someone destroys the magical stone that gives life to his village, so a young man, one of the few survivors, sets out on a mission of vengeance.

 

ROLFE, FREDERICK

 

Weird of the Wanderer, The  (Rider, 1912.)

 

                A man is sent magically back through time.

 

ROLSTON, KEN & NILES, DOUGLAS & NESMITH, BRIAN

 

Lankhmar, City of Adventure  (TSR, 1985.)

 

                A multi-path gamebook.

 

ROMAN, PETER

 

Dead Hamlets, The (ChiZine, 2015.)

 

Fairy politics.

 

ROMBERG, NINA  (See Asa Drake.)

 

ROMEY, ELIZABETH A.

 

Dragonmage, The  (Royal Fireworks, 2002.)

 

                Young adult novel about the only female wizard and her efforts to defeat an evil sorceress.

 

ROMILLY, ERIC

 

Bleeding from the Roman  (Chapman Hall, 1949, Smithers, 1949.)

 

                A time travel fantasy. 

 

ROMMEL, KEITH

 

Repentance  (Barclay, 2002.)

 

Spirit #2.

 

                More battles between a ghostly spirit and the forces of Hell.

 

Spirit of Independence  (Barclay, 2001.)

 

Spirit #1.

 

                A murdered man's spirit becomes an angelic knight, is captured and brought to Hell to hear the Devil's story, then is rescued and sent to Earth.

 

RONALD, MARGARET

 

Spiral Hunt, The  (Eos, 2009.)

 

A secret organization of magic users interacts with organized crime.

 

Wild Hunt  (Eos, 2010.)

 

?

 

ROSBURG, HELEN

 

Dream Thief, The  (Medallion, 2005.)

 

                Historical novel in which a man with magical powers is killing people.

 

ROSE, F. HORACE

 

Night of the World, The  (Duckworth, 1944.)

 

                A man dies during battle and becomes one of a set of disembodied spirits watching over events.

 

Pharoah's Crown  (Duckworth, 1943.)

 

                African adventure with supernatural elements.

 

ROSE, KATIE

 

Case for Romance, A  (Bantam, 1999.)

 

                A young woman inherits a whorehouse, discovers there's a resident ghost, and solves the mystery of her father's murder.  Oh, and she falls in love as well.

 

ROSEN, SELINA A.

 

Swordmasters  (DragonMoon, 2008.)

 

A female warrior seeks vengeance for her father.

 

ROSENBERG, AARON

 

Day of the Daemon  (Black Library, 2006.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

                Two travelers get caught in the middle of a plot to summon a demon.

 

Hour of the Daemon  (Black Library, 2007.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

Two heroes battle a powerful demon.

 

Night of the Daemon  (Black Library, 2007.)

 

A Warhammer novel.

 

                Fleeing one enemy, our heroes find themselves in the clutches of a weird cult.

 

Tides of Darkness  (Pocket, 2007.)

 

A Warcraft novel.

 

A new orc leader launches a fresh series of attacks against humans.

 

ROSENBERG, AARON & GOLDEN, CHRISTIE

 

Beyond the Dark Portal

 

ROSENBERG, JOEL

 

Crimson Sky, The  (Avon, 1998.)

 

Keepers of the Hidden Ways #3.

 

                Ancient gods and shapechangers battle for control of magical jewels in a universe where magic works and which interconnects with our own.

 

D'Shai  (Ace, 1991.)

 

Kami #1.

 

                An acrobat who falls in love with a woman he cannot have is falsely accused of murder.  His effort to clear his name and find the real killer will change not only his own life but the future of his world as well.

 

Fire Duke, The  (Avon, 1995.)

 

Keepers of the Hidden Ways #1.

 

                A young man intends to take a vacation with a friend, but then discovers the family secret.  He is linked to a magical world where Norse legends are real, werewolves haunt the night, and a battle between supernatural forces could lead to the end of the world.

 

Guardians of the Flame, The  (See Guardians of the Flame: The Warriors.)

 

Guardians of the Flame: Legacy  (See Guardians of the Flame: The Heroes.)

 

Guardians of the Flame: The Heroes  (?, 1989.  Baen, 2004, as Guardians of the Flame: Legacy.)

 

                Omnibus of The Heir Apparent and The Warrior Lives.

 

Guardians of the Flame: The Warriors  (?, 1985.  Baen, 2003, as The Guardians of the Flame.)

 

                Omnibus of The Sleeping Dragon, The Sword and the Chain, and The Silver Crown.

 

Guardians of the Flame: To Home and Ehvenor   (Baen, 2004.)

 

                Omnibus of The Road to Ehvenor and The Road Home.

 

Heir Apparent, The  (Signet, 1987.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #4.

 

                The interlopers in a magical realm have succeeded in freeing a large portion of the populace from their oppressors.  Unfortunately, their enemies have long enemies, and they are hatching a new plot to bring down the new kingdom.

 

Hour of the Octopus  (Ace, 1994.)

 

Kami #2.

 

                A bridegroom is murdered under mysterious circumstances so Kami, who invented the job of private detective in his magical world, is called upon to solve the crime.

 

Knight Moves  (Baen, 2006.)

 

Paladins #2.

 

                In an alternate world where the Pendragons rule a global empire, magical swords may not be enough to defeat an army of the undead.

 

Not Exactly the Three Musketeers  (Tor, 1999.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #8.

 

                A band of unlikely and mostly incompetent adventurers is sent out on a delicate matter of court intrigue and eventually save the day.  Sort of.

 

Not Quite Scaramouche  (Tor, 2001.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #9.

 

                Humorous adventure about a band of heroes trying to get one of their number placed in control of the throne to which he is entitled.

 

Not Really the Prisoner of Zenda  (Tor, 2003.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #10.

 

                A Graustarkian blend of romance and intrigue in a world where magic works.

 

Paladins  (Baen, 2004.)

 

Paladins #1.

 

                A band of knights faces a series of familiar adventures in a fantasy realm.

 

Road Home, The  (Roc, 1995.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #7.

 

                A young hero seeks to discover the secret of one of his friends, whose vendetta against the slavers sometimes overwhelms his judgment.

 

Road to Ehvenor, The  (Roc, 1991.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #6.

 

                Shapechangers and sea serpents menace the one land of freedom in a world of sorcery, so a young hero polishes off his sword and rides into battle once again.

 

Silver Crown, The  (Signet, 1985.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #3.

 

                The gameplayers have created an island of freedom in a world of magic, but now they are beset by both the armies of the slavers and by legions of elves attempting to take advantage of the conflict.

 

Silver Stone, The  (Avon, 1996.)

 

Keepers of the Hidden Ways #2.

 

                A fresh crisis is brewing in a hidden magical world where political struggles shape the future of that world, and affect our own as well.  The protagonist slowly realizes that he has a pivotal part to play in the history of both realities.

 

Sleeping Dragon, The  (Signet, 1983.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #1.

 

                A group of seven friends entertain themselves by engaging in an intricate role playing game which they believe they have invented.  In fact, they are tapping into an alternate magical world, and suddenly find themselves literally inside the bodies of the characters they created.

 

Sword and the Chain, The  (Signet, 1984.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #2.

 

                Seven people are trapped in a fantasy role playing game, unable to return to the "real" world.  Eventually they realize they don't want to; they are committed to the goal of bringing freedom to the people oppressed by slavers and evil wizards.

 

Warrior Lives, The  (NAL, 1988, Roc, 1990.)

 

Guardians of the Flame #5.

 

                The son of a legendary hero tries to further his father's efforts to free the people of their world.  Rumors spring up that his father still lives, however, and finding out the truth becomes his first priority.

 

ROSENBERG, LIZ

 

Carousel, The  (Voyager, 1998.)

 

                Young readers’ book about carousel horses that come to life.

 

ROSS, CHARLES

 

When the Devil Was Sick  (Murray, 1924.)

 

                An ancient god returns to the modern world.

 

ROSS, CLINTON

 

Improbable Tales  (Putnam, 1892.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are fantasy.

 

ROSS, DEBORAH J.

 

Heir of Khored, The (DAW, 2014.)

 

Shield #3.

 

?

 

Seven-Petaled Shield, The (DAW, 2013.)

 

Shield #1.

 

?

 

Shannivar  (DAW, 2013.)

 

Shield #2.

 

?

 

ROSS, JEAN

 

View of the Island, A  (Hutchinson, 1965.)

 

                Unusual post apocalyptic novel with a supernatural force directing the reconstruction of society.

 

ROSSETTI, DENISE

 

Flame and the Shadow, The  (Roc, 2008, Berkley, 2009.)

 

A man coerced into kidnapping a witch seeks to free himself of bondage.

 

Lone Warrior, The  (Berkley Sensation, 2011.)

 

A shaman battles demons.

 

Thief of Light, The   (Berkley, 2009.)

 

Romance about a man whose magical singing can steal souls.

 

ROSSI, VERONICA

 

Into the Still Blue Sky (2014)

 

Riders (Tor, 2016.)

 

A teen is brought back from the dead with special powers.

 

Roar and Liv  (HarperCollins, 2012.)

 

Never

 

?

 

Through the Ever Night (HarperCollins, 2013.)

 

Never

 

?

 

Under the Never Sky  (HarperCollins, 2012.)

 

Never

 

?

 

ROTH, PHILIP

 

Breast, The  (Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1972, Literary Guild, 1972, Book Find, 1972, Bantam, 1973.)

 

                Short, surreal fantasy about a giant breast.

 

ROTHFUSS, PATRICK

 

Name of the Wind, The  (DAW, 2007, Gollancz, 2007.)

 

Kingkiller Chronicle #1.

 

?

 

Wise Man's Fear, The  (DAW, 2011.)

 

Kingkiller Chronicle #2.

 

A young man goes on a quest to discover the truth about his magical world.

 

ROTSLER, WILLIAM

 

Mr. Merlin, Episode 1  (Wanderer, 1981, Beaver, 1982, based on the screenplay by Larry Rosen and Larry Tucker. )

 

Mr. Merlin #1.

 

                Merlin reappears in the 20th Century to help a precocious but accident prone youth.

 

Mr. Merlin, Episode 2  (Wanderer, 1981, Beaver, 1982.)

 

Mr. Merlin #2.

 

                Merlin and his young protégé outsmart a gang of criminals using magic.

 

Nightmare  (Pocket, 1979.)

 

A Doctor Strange novel.

 

                Not seen.

 

ROUTLEY, JANE

 

Aramaya  (Avon, 1999.)

 

Dion #3.

 

                Dion travels to a far land searching for a missing relative and finds the girl magically imprisoned in the local palace.  She also discovers that her old demonic enemy is present and hatching a new plot against her.

 

Fire Angels  (Avon, 1998.)

 

Dion #2.

 

                Dion returns to her home country, where she discovers that evil magicians, supernatural creatures, and merely human villains are all attempting to destroy that land.  Her efforts to help are hindered as well by political machinations among her own people.

 

Mage Heart  (Morrow, 1996, Avon, 1997.)

 

Dion #1.

 

A talented but hopelessly naïve young sorceress is given a daunting new task.  She is to guard a noblewoman who is being stalked by an evil sorcerer who is determined to destroy her, and anyone else who stands in the way.

 

ROVIN, JEFF

 

Mortal Kombat  (Boulevard, 1995.)

 

A Mortal Kombat novel.

 

                An episodic novel featuring the origins of the magic characters from the movie.

 

ROWE, STEPHANIE

 

Date Me, Baby, One More Time  (Warner, 2006.)

 

                Romance, a were-dragon, and a magic chalice.

 

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Hot  (Forever, 2007.)

 

A minion of Satan decides to reform.

 

Must Love Dragons  (Warner, 2006.)

 

                Romance about a woman who changes into a dragon.

 

Sex and the Immortal Bad Boy  (Forever, 2007.)

 

A woman who sold her soul to the devil tries to sneak into Heaven to get the contract voided.

 

ROWEN, MICHELLE

 

Angel with Attitude  (Warner, 2006.)

 

                A fallen angel gets involved romantically with a nice demon in this amusing romance.

 

Demon in Me, The  (Berkley, 2010.)

 

Eden #1.

 

A psychic gets involved with a sexy demon.

 

ROWLEY, CHRISTOPHER

 

Ancient Enemy, The  (Roc, 2000.)

 

Arna #1.

 

                In a land where apes have become the dominant species, there is fresh turmoil.  It appears that the dreaded Man has returned even though his species was believed to have died off.  Now the new people must defend their world against the race that once ruled everything.

 

Battledragon  (Roc, 1995.)

 

Bazil Broketail #4.

 

                An evil wizard has returned from the dead and forged a new weapon which can destroy entire armies with a single use.  The forces of good decide to launch a pre-emptive strike before he has mastered his powers, and send him back to the land of the dead.

 

Bazil Broketail  (Roc, 1992.)

 

Bazil Broketail #1.

 

                In a realm where intelligent dragons co-exist with humans, Bazil the dragon and his human friend set out to rescue a princess.  She has been kidnapped by humorless villains who want to drive all the joy from the world and impose an unpleasant and colorless existence on everyone.

 

Doom's Break  (Roc, 2002.)

 

Arna #3.

 

                The war between humans and intelligent animals spreads to the sea.

 

Dragon at World's End, A  (Roc, 1997.)

 

Bazil Broketail #5.

 

                Bazil and company are separated from their fellows and become lost in a vast jungle.  There they encounter a peaceful people who are being victimized by slave traders, so they take a temporary vacation from their usual duties to help them defeat their enemies.

 

Dragons of Argonath  (Roc, 1998.)

 

Bazil Broketail #6.

 

                Another army of evil threatens the realm of Argonath.  This time Bazil must employ magic as well as his battle skills in order to turn back the invaders.

 

Dragons of War  (Roc, 1994.)

 

Bazil Broketail #3.

 

                Bazil's human companion is framed in a murder case at a crucial moment where the good witches who rule their land are pitted against the latest wave of monstrous evil entities unleashed by a cabal of evil wizards secluded in their dark fortress.

 

Dragon Ultimate  (Roc, 1999.)

 

Bazil Broketail #7.

 

                Apparently the final volume in the series.  Dragons and humans gather their forces for one concerted campaign against the evil wizards who have been troubling the land for the last six volumes.

 

Shasht War, The  (Roc, 2001.)

 

Arna #2.

 

                Intelligent apes battle to defend their land from the return of humankind.  One of their heroic warriors is captured and carried to a far land, where he will see the enemy at close hand.

 

Sword for a Dragon, A  (Roc, 1993.)

 

Bazil Broketail #2.

 

                Bazil the dragon has a new enchanted sword, and he is anxious to try it out on the enemies of his people.  Unbeknownst to him, he and his human companion have been chosen as sacrifices by the evil goddess leading the latest army of villains.

 

Wizard and the Floating City, The  (Roc, 1996.)

 

                Set in the same world as the Bazil Broketail series.  A prince is driven from his homeland and takes refuge in a city that floats in the air.  There he has a series of adventures as the city is menaced by an evil wizard who has made unreasonable demands upon its residents.

 

ROWLEY, GWEN

 

Gawain  (Jove, 2007.)

 

Knights of Round Table #3.

 

                Gawain falls under an enchantment.

 

Geraint  (Jove, 2007.)

 

Knights of Round Table #2.

 

                A knight distrusts his wife, who has magical powers.

 

Lancelot  (Jove, 2006.)

 

Knights of Round Table #1.

 

                Magical romance in the time of King Arthur.

 

ROWLING, J.K.

 

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets  (Bloomsbury, 1999, Scholastic, 1999.)

 

Harry Potter #2.

 

                Back at school, Harry discovers that the dark malevolence is still around, this time apparently lurking within at least one of the teachers.

 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows  (Bloomsbury, 2007, Scholastic, 2007.)

 

Harry Potter #7.

 

The final battle with Voldemort claims several of Harry's friends.

 

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Bloomsbury, 2000, Scholastic, 2000.)

 

Harry Potter #4.

 

                Harry is off to an international Quidditch competition, but this supposedly festive event turns sour when an evil wizard plots against the precocious young wizard and his friends.

 

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince  (Bloomsbury, 2005, Scholastic, 2005.)

 

Harry Potter #6.

 

                Harry and his wizard mentor discover that their arch-enemy achieved immortality by splitting his soul into seven pieces.

 

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  (Bloomsbury, 2003, Scholastic, 2003.)

 

Harry Potter #5.

 

                Harry and friends are back at school to battle their old nemesis and deal with a new set of mysterious events behind the scenes at Hogwarts.

 

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone  (See Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.)

 

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban  (Bloomsbury, 1999, Scholastic, 1999.)

 

Harry Potter #3.

 

                A young magician in training must discover the truth about an evil sorcerer who escaped imprisonment and may now be hiding at the school of wizardry in disguise.

 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone  (Bloomsbury, 1997, Scholastic, 1998.  ?, 1997, as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.)

 

Harry Potter #1.

 

                A young boy discovers that he is descended from wizards and that he is to be training in a mysterious school of sorcery in another reality.  There he makes friends and uncovers a dark secret that lies just outside the walls of the school.

 

ROY, LAUREN

 

Fire Children, The (Ravenstone, 2015.)

 

The surface of a fantasy world is periodically burnt to a crisp.

 

Grave Matters (Ace, 2015.)

 

Night Owls #2.

 

Urban Fantasy. 

 

Night Owls (Ace, 2014.)

 

Night Owls #1.

 

?

 

ROY, LILLIAN

 

Prince of Atlantis, The  (Educational Press, 1929.)

 

                A romance of the ancient lost world.

 

RUBINSTEIN, GILLIAN

 

Under the Cat’s Eye  (Aladdin, 2000.

 

                Three kids battle the evil sorcery that is practiced by the administrators of their boarding school.

 

RUCKLEY, BRIAN

 

Bloodheir (Orbit, 2008.)

 

Winterbirth #2.

 

The war in a magical land grows more violent and destructive.

 

Fall of Thanes  (Orbit, 2009.)

 

Winterbirth #3.

 

A magical war goes awry.

 

Winterbirth  (Orbit, 2007.)

 

Winterbirth #1.

 

War breaks out in a primitive fantasy world covered with ice and snow.

 

RUDITIS, PAUL

 

Witch Way Did She Go  (Archway, 2001.)

 

Sabrina #37.

 

                Sabrina overloads her magic cueball and ends up in another universe.

 

RUDOLPH, MARGARITA

 

I Am Your Misfortune   (Seabury, 1968.)

 

                Young readers book about a man who encounters bad luck personified.

 

RUDDER, JONATHAN M.

 

Sharamitaro  (Athor, 2002.)

 

Milhavior #1.

 

                A reluctant king battles a curse.

 

RUGGIERO, TONY

 

Alien Deception  (Dragon Moon, ?)

 

Alien #1.

 

?

 

Alien Revelation  (Dragon Moon, 2007.)

 

Alien #2.

 

A half human hybrid tries to save the Earth.

 

RUSCH, KRISTINE KATHRYN  (Note that the Black Throne series is a sequel to the Fey series.  See also Kristine Grayson and collaborations which follow.)

 

Black Queen, The  (Bantam, 1999.)

 

Black Throne #1.

 

                The queen becomes aware that a disembodied force is seizing control of her body and manipulating her.  Her best hope is her brother, who has not yet mastered his own magical talents.

 

Fantasy Life  (Pocket, 2003.)

 

                Legendary creatures continue to exist in a small part of North America, hidden from the rest of the world and protected by a local family.

 

Fey: Changeling, The  (Orion, 1996, Bantam, 1996.)

 

Fey #2.

 

                The magical Blue Isle is under pressure by invading forces at the same time the first crossbreed between its two races is born.  Unbeknownst to the child's mother, the boy is not really her son but a changeling who has been placed there for nefarious purposes.

 

Fey: Sacrifice, The  (Orion, 1995, Bantam, 1995.)

 

Fey #1.

 

                The presumed heir to the throne cannot assume that honor because she has yet to experience a magical vision that is a prerequisite.

 

Gallery of His Dreams, The  (Pulphouse, 1991.)

 

                Novelette published in pamphlet form.

 

Heart Readers  (Roc, 1993, Millennium, 1993.)

 

                Succession to the throne of a magical kingdom is complicated by the fact that there are always twin sons born to the king.  The current ruler agrees to abide by the traditional examination by heart readers, who can examine the soul of those they study.  One of his advisors, however, is intent upon coercing the heart readers to choose the wrong boy, because he plans to make the new king into his puppet.

 

Resistance, The  (Bantam, 1998.)

 

Fey #4.

 

                The heir to the throne of the Fey has a series of adventures as he seeks to learn the art of magic.

 

Rival, The  (Bantam, 1997, Orion, 1997.)

 

Fey #3.

 

                A guerilla war has ravaged the land of Fey but now new magic has been discovered which could change the course of the conflict.

 

Stories for an Enchanted Afternoon  (Golden Gryphon, 2001.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Traitors  (Millennium, 1993, Roc, 1994.)

 

                A bitter man whose family was executed hatches a complex plot which is designed to eliminate his enemies including the ruler of the kingdom.  Fate takes an unexpected turn, however, when he falls in love with the queen just as he is on the verge of success.

 

Victory   (Bantam, 1998.)

 

Fey #5.

 

                Two children with mixed human and inhuman blood are the key to ending the conflict between two rival worlds.

 

White Mists of Power, The  (Roc, 1991, Millennium, 1992.)

 

                A magician befriends a bard and is forced to share his flight to the presumed safety of their king.  As they travel, he discovers that his newfound companion appears to be the manifestation of a prophecy of doom.

 

RUSCH, KRISTINE KATHRYN & ANDERSON, KEVIN J.

 

Afterimage  (Roc, 1992.)

 

                The victim of a serial killer is magically transformed by shapeshifters into his image.  She must then elude the police and track down her own murderer.

 

Afterimage Aftershock  (Meisha Merlin, 1998.)

 

                Reprint of the first title with a new sequel.

 

RUSE, GARY ALAN

 

Morlac: The Quest of the Green Magician  (Signet, 1986.)

 

                A sea creature is magically transformed into a man by a magician who wants him to help protect his people from their enemies.  The newly created man sets out on a series of adventures, seeking his own destiny as well as the service of his master.

 

RUSH, ALISON

 

Last of Danu's Children, The  (Unwin, 1982, Houghton Mifflin, 1982, Tor, 1984.)

 

                Two young people set out to rescue a friend who has been kidnapped into a magical other world.  What they don't realize is that if they fail in their quest, our entire universe might be destroyed.

 

RUSHDIE, SALMAN

 

Grimus  (Gollancz, 1975, Panther, 1977, Overlook, 1979.)

 

                Surreal adventure mixing magic and science fiction themes.

 

Haroun and the Sea of Stories  (Viking, 1990, Penguin, 1990.)

 

                A storyteller runs out of tales to tell so sets off on a journey to gather new material.  Episodic fantasy involving genies and other mythical beings.

 

Satanic Verses, The  (Viking, 1988.)

 

                Controversial novel about an alternate view of Islam.

 

RUSKIN, JOHN

 

King of the Golden River, The  (Crowell, ?< ??. Originally published in 1841.)

 

                A short story published as a hardbound chapbook.

 

RUSS, JOANNA

 

Kittatinny  (Daughters, 1978.)

 

                Children's fantasy.

 

RUSSELL, BARBARA TIMBERLAKE

 

Taker's Stone, The  (DK Ink, 1999.)

 

                A teenager steals some magical stones and then must decide whether to keep their power for himself or use it for the betterment of others.

 

RUSSELL, BERTRAND

 

Nightmares of Eminent Persons and Other Stories  (Bodley Head, 1954, Simon & Schuster, 1955, Penguin, 1958.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories not all of which are fantasy.

 

RUSSELL, CRAIG

 

Black Bottle Man (Great Plains, 2010.)

 

Amusing variation of the deal with the devil story.

 

RUSSELL, DAVID BRYAN

 

Enchanters  (Freya, 2006.)

 

A tourist stumbles into a world of magic.

 

RUSSELL, SEAN  (Note that the River into Darkness and Moontide and Magic Rise series are set in the same world.)

 

Beneath the Vaulted Hills  (DAW, 1997.)

 

River into Darkness #1.

 

                The last of the master magicians in the world appears to have devoted his life to eradicating the last traces of magic.  He is opposed by a group who wish not only to keep magic working, but to use it exclusively for their own advantage.

 

Compass of the Soul, The  (DAW, 1998.)

 

River into Darkness #2.

 

                One man caught in the middle of the battle between a mage who wants to do away with magic and a group who want to retain it finds his loyalties divided.

 

Gatherer of Clouds  (DAW, 1992.)

 

Initiate #2.

 

                An out of favor general finds himself trapped between a massive invading army and the equally hostile forces of the emperor he supposedly serves.  His associate, a monk, discovers simultaneously signs that an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled.

 

Initiate Brother, The  (DAW, 1991.)

 

Initiate #1.

 

                Oriental fantasy epic involving war, magic, and court intrigues.  A general who is out of favor is sent on an assignment almost certain to be his death.  His extraordinary abilities as a soldier and leader, coupled with the assistance of a monk with psychic powers, helps him avert the destiny planned for him.

 

Isle of Battle, The  (Orbit, 2002, Avon Eos, 2002.)

 

Swan's War #2.

 

                A group of travelers must rally and rescue one of their number who is wounded and imprisoned by magic.

 

One Kingdom, The  (Avon Eos, 2001, Orbit, 2001.)

 

Swans' War #1.

 

                The King of Ayr died without naming his successor and now two noble families are caught up in a battle for control of the land.  The power vacuum also gives rise to a resurgence of a magical, evil force.

 

Sea Without a Shore  (DAW, 1996.)

 

Moontide and Magic Rise #2.

 

                A scientist is sent on an expedition to a remote part of a world from which all magic has been expunged.  Or has it?  He discovers that there is still a way to bring that power back, but does he dare take that step and alter the future of his world?

 

Shadow Roads, The  (Eos, 2004.)

 

Swans' War #3.

 

                The battle for the throne of Ayr becomes just a subset of a larger conflict among various sorcerous forces.

 

World Without End  (DAW, 1994.)

 

Moontide and Magic Rise #1.

 

                Magic has supposedly vanished from the world, replaced by science.  A young researcher is summoned to the royal court to help cultivate a plant with medicinal qualities that appear to verge on magic and finds himself caught in the middle of a political battle that has raged for generations.

 

RUSSELL, SOLVEIG PAULSON

 

Mushmen, The  (Dodd Mead, 1968.)

 

                Not seen.  Fantasy for younger readers.

 

RUSSELL, W. CLARK

 

Frozen Pirate, The  (Sampson Low, 1887.)

 

                A pirate is thawed after many years frozen and eventually ages rapidly and dies.

 

Phantom Death and Other Stories, The  (Chatto & Windus, 1895, Stokes, 1895.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

RUTHERFORD, MICHAEL

 

Infinite Kingdoms, The  (Owlswick, 1990.)

 

                Collection of loosely related stories.

 

Tale and Its Master, The  (Spring Harbor, 1986.)

 

                A storyteller weaves a magical tale about a dragon, but he gets the details wrong, and that has scary consequences.

 

RUTKOSKI, MARIE

 

Cabinet of Wonders, The  (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2008.)

 

Kronos Chronicles #1.

 

Conspiracies is an alternate Bohemia where magic works.

 

RYAN, ANTHONY

 

Blood Song (Ace, 2013.)

 

Raven's Shadow#1.

 

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Legion of Flame, The (Ace, 2017.)

 

Draconis #2.

 

An empire faces destruction.

 

Queen of Fire (Ace, 2015.)

 

Raven's Shadow #3.

 

?

 

Tower Lord (Ace, 2014.)

 

Raven's Shadow #2.

 

?

 

Waking Fire (Ace, 2016.)

 

Draconis #1.

 

?

 

RYAN, FERGUS

 

Siege of Mt Nevermind, The  (TSR, 1999.)

 

A Dragonlance Chaos War novel.

 

                A young gnome forced to spend a punitive period in the mines discovers that an astounding new invention will change the entire nature of gnomish culture.

 

RYAN, FRANK P.

 

Snowmelt River The (2013)

 

Sword of Feimhin, The (Jo Fletcher, 2016.)

 

Three Powers #2.

 

?

 

Tower of Bones, The (Jo Fletcher, 2015.)

 

Three Powers #1.

 

?

 

RYAN, MARAH ELLIS

 

Druid Path, The  (McClurg, 1917.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

RYAN, MARY

 

Mask of the Night  (St Martins, 1997.)

 

                A family saga involving magic.

 

RYARK, FELIX

 

Strange Land, A  (Hutchinson, 1908.)

 

                A man crosses into a world where death is unknown.

 

RYDILL, JESSICA

 

Children of the Shaman  (Orbit, 2001, Roc, 2003.)

 

Shaman #1.

 

                Two young people must solve the mystery of a magical interference with the construction of a tunnel.

 

Glass Mountain, The  (Orbit, 2002.)

 

Shaman #2.

 

                Mystical crows arrive warning the protagonist that dark magical forces are loose in the land once again.

 

RYLANT, CYNTHIA

 

Van Gogh Café, The  (Harcourt, 2006.)

 

                Collection of related stories about a café where magic works.

 

RYMAN, GEOFFREY

 

Lust  (Flamingo, 2001, St Martins, 2003.)

 

                The protagonist discovers that he has the power to wish people into and out of existence.

 

Unconquered Country, The  (Unwin, 1986, Bantam, 1987.)

 

                A devastating war ravages a magical land, leaving Third, a young girl, without family, friends, or a home.  She begins to wander about looking for a new place and has a series of low key adventures.

 

Warrior Who Carried Life, The  (Unwin, 1985, Bantam, 1987.)

 

                After her family is attacked by brutal invaders, a young woman vows to have revenge on those responsible, and sets out on a quest to track down her enemies and bring them to justice.

 

Was  (HarperCollins, 1992, Knopf, 1992, Penguin, 1993, Flamingo, 1993, Gollancz, 2007.)

 

                A magical story about the real Dorothy who was the basis for the novel The Wizard of Oz, and whose life was touched by something out of this world.

 

RYPEL, T.C.

 

Deathwind of Vedun  (Zebra, 1982.)

 

Gonji #1.

 

                Gonji is a samurai warrior who sets out on a perilous journey across Europe in search of a fabled city.  He is pursued by a host of enemies, some human, some monstrous, some absolutely demonic.

 

Fortress of Lost Worlds  (Zebra, 1985.)

 

Gonji #4.

 

                The samurai warrior escapes from the clutches of the Inquisition and travels to Africa in pursuit of his old enemy, once thought dead, now known to be raising yet another army of monstrous creatures.

 

Samurai Combat  (Zebra, 1983.)

 

Gonji #3.

 

                Leading a liberating army, Gonji pursues his enemy, but the latter still retains his magical abilities and is now conjuring up a legion of monsters and demons to throw against the Samurai warrior's forces.

 

Samurai Steel  (Zebra, 1982.)

 

Gonji #2.

 

                Gonji discovers that the city he has sought has been occupied by an evil king and his powerful army.  With only two friends at his side, the samurai warrior sets out to liberate Vedun from the invading force.