Last updated 6/11/14

 

ZAMBRENO, MARY FRANCES

 

Invisible Pleasures  (American Fantasy, 2007.)

 

Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Journeyman Wizard (Harcourt, 1994.)

 

Wizard #2.

 

?

 

Plague of Sorcerers, A  (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991, Hyperion, 1996.)

 

Wizard #1.

 

                A young boy has a tough time getting to be an apprentice wizard, particularly since his familiar is a skunk.

 

ZELAZNY, ROGER  (See also collaboration with Alfred Bester and those which follow.)

 

Bells of Shoredan, The  (Underwood Miller, 1979.)

 

                Short story in pamphlet form.

 

Blood of Amber  (Arbor House, 1986, Avon, 1987, Sphere, 1987, Orbit, ?.)

 

Amber #7.

 

                Merle discovers that during his absence, Amber has spawned a wide variety of enemies.  His sole ally is a shapeshifter, but can he trust even her?

 

Changeling  (Ace, 1980, Doubleday, 1980,  Ibooks, 2003.)

 

Changeling #1.

 

                A prince from a magical realm is hidden in our world until it's time to bring him back.

 

Changing Land, The (Del Rey, 1981, Underwood-Miller, 1981.)

 

Dilvish #2.

 

                A hero who escaped Hell itself finds himself caught between a war of wizardry and sorcery for dominance in the land of the living.

 

Chronicles of Amber Volume I, The  (Doubleday, 1979.)

 

                Omnibus of Nine Princes in Amber and The Guns of Avalon.

 

Chronicles of Amber Volume II, The  (Doubleday, 1979.)

 

                Omnibus of Sign of the Unicorn, The Hand of Oberon, and The Courts of Chaos.

 

Courts of Chaos, The  (Doubleday, 1978, Avon, 1979, Faber, 1980, Sphere, 1982, Orbit, ?.)

 

Amber #5.

 

                In order to preserve the web of parallel universes, Corwin must defeat shapeshifting assassins and a traitor among his own family.

 

Dark Traveling, A  (Walker, 1987, Avon, 1989, Hutchinson, 1989.)

 

                A young werewolf whose sister is a witch has to track down his missing father, who may have been abducted into an alternate universe.

 

Dilvish, the Damned  (Del Rey, 1982, Underwood-Miller, 1982.)

 

Dilvish #1.

 

                Collection of related stories about a wandering hero and his demonic horse.

 

Guns of Avalon, The  (Doubleday, 1972, Avon, 1974, Faber, 1974, Corgi, 1975, Sphere, 1982,  Orbit, ?.)

 

Amber #2.

 

                Corwin returns to Amber to reclaim the throne, but his advent is opposed by magical forces who wish to see someone else as ruler.

 

Hand of Oberon, The  (Doubleday, 1976, Avon, 1977, Faber, 1978, Sphere, 1979, Orbit, ?.)

 

Amber #4.

 

                The surviving princes and princesses of Amber must rally around Corwin as they seek to discover which of their number is actually the traitor who is systematically killing all rivals.

 

Jack of Shadows  (Walker, 1971, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1971, Signet, 1972, Faber, 1973,  Corgi, 1974.)

 

                In the distant future the world has stopped rotating.  One side is ruled by science and the other by magic.  A brilliant thief evades his enemies in a series of colorful adventures.

 

Knight of Shadows  (Morrow, 1989, Avon, 1990, Orbit, 1991.)

 

Amber #9.

 

                The son of Corwin must decide whether to ally himself with Amber or with the Courts of Chaos, and in the process find the woman he loves and rescue her.

 

Madwand  (Ace, 1981, Phantasia, 1981.)

 

Changeling #2.

 

                The protagonist discovers that he is heir to great magical power in an alternate universe, but that his return is opposed by determined wizards.

 

Manna from Heaven  (DNA/Wildside, 2003.)

 

                Collection of sometimes related stories.

 

Night in the Lonesome October, A  (Avon, 1993, Orbit, 1994.)

 

                A tavern in Victorian London is the gathering place for all sorts of mysterious, dangerous, and magical beings.

 

Nine Princes in Amber  (Doubleday, 1970, Avon, 1972, Faber, 1972, Corgi, 1974, Gregg, 1979, Sphere, 1981, Orbit, ?, Easton, ?)

 

Amber #1.

 

                A man living in our reality discovers that he is an exiled prince from another one, and that his family consists of homicidal maniacs and power mad schemers.

 

Prince of Chaos  (Morrow, 1991, Avon, 1992, Orbit, 1993.?)

 

Amber #10.

 

                Having discovered that he has been manipulated by his family in their bid for power, Merle decides to enforce a peace between Amber and Chaos.

 

Rhapsody in Amber, A   (Cheap Street, 1981.)

 

                Peripheral story to the Amber series published as a chapbook.

 

Sign of Chaos  (Arbor House, 1988, Sphere, 1988, Avon, 1989, Orbit, ?.)

 

Amber #8.

 

                Merle undertakes a dangerous quest to find out who his enemies really are.

 

Sign of the Unicorn  (Doubleday, 1975, Avon, 1976, Faber, 1977, Sphere, 1978, Orbit, ?.)

 

Amber #3.

 

                Corwin's attempt to rule Amber is running into problems.  An unknown party is marshalling magical and mundane forces against him, and his own siblings may be behind the plot.

 

Trumps of Doom  (Arbor House, 1985, Avon, 1986, Sphere, 1986, Orbit, ?.)

 

Amber #6.

 

                Corwin's son is living in our world, but he is forced to return to Amber when a series of assassins trying to kill him.

 

Wizardís World  (Baen, 1989.)

 

                Omnibus of Changeling and Madwand.

 

ZELAZNY, ROGER & LINDSKOLD, JANE

 

Lord Demon  (Avon, 1999.)

 

                The demon race was defeated, and some of their number live peacefully among unsuspecting humans while others wish to restore their old glory.  The murder of a human servant causes one of the former to go looking for the latter.

 

ZELAZNY, ROGER & SABERHAGEN, FRED

 

Black Throne, The  (Baen, 1990.)

 

                Edgar Allan Poe gets involved with a psychic and a gateway to a magical alternate universe.

 

ZELAZNY, ROGER & SHECKLEY, ROBERT

 

Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming  (Bantam, 1991, Pan, 1994.)

 

                Spoof in which a demon vies for the prize of performing the most evil deeds in the past one thousand years.

 

Farce to Be Reckoned With, A  (Bantam, 1995.)

 

                An angel and a devil have comical encounters as they seek to manipulate the human race.

 

If at Faust You Don't Succeed  (Bantam, 1993.)

 

                Faust participates in a contest sponsored by angels and demons in this farcical adventure.

 

ZELAZNY, ROGER & THOMAS, THOMAS T.

 

Mask of Loki, The  (Baen, 1990.)

 

                Loki's minions have been attempting to dominate the Earth for centuries, and in the 21st, the champion of normal humanity may finally have reached the end of his strength.

 

ZETTEL, SARAH

 

Bad Luck Girl (Random House, 2014.)

 

American Fairy #3.

 

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Firebird's Vengeance, The  (Tor, 2004.)

 

Isavalta #3.

 

                A woman from our world finds herself in a magical alternate universe where she falls in love with a sorcerer.

 

For Camelot's Honor  (Luna, 2005.)

 

Camelot #2.

 

                A young woman battles Morgaine's witchcraft to protect her family.

 

In Camelot's Shadow  (Luna, 2004.)

 

Camelot #1.

 

                A young woman fleeing a sorcerer is befriended by Sir Gawain and taken to Camelot, but she remains under an evil spell.

 

Sorcerer's Treason, The  (Tor, 2002.)

 

Isavalta #1.

 

                A woman from our world is transported into a magical realm where she becomes caught up in the local court politics.

 

Sword of the Deceiver  (Tor, 2006.)

 

Isavalta #4.

 

                A woman becomes the target of various plots by political and religious enemies.

 

Under Camelot's Banner  (Luna, 2006.)

 

Camelot #3.

 

                A young woman seeks to enlist Guinevere's aid in recovering her sister.

 

Usurper's Crown, The  (Tor, 2003.)

 

Isavalta #2.

 

                A woman from our reality proves to be instrumental in resolving the battle for the throne of a magical other world.

 

ZETTNER, PAT

 

Shadow Warrior, The  (Atheneum, 1990.)

 

                A young girl in a fantasy world discovers that giants are real and makes friend with one.

 

ZICREE, MARC SCOTT & BOHNHOFF, MAYA KAATHRYN

 

Angelfire  (Avon, 2002.)

 

Magic Time #2.

 

                In the aftermath of a change in which magic replaced technology on Earth, a group of survivors goes on a cross country journey in search of an explanation.

 

ZICREE, MARC SCOTT & HAMBLY, BARBARA

 

Magic Time  (Avon, 2001.)

 

Magic Time #1.

 

                A mysterious apocalypse destroys much of New York City and in the aftermath magic works and an evil creature seeks to dominate the survivors.

 

ZICREE, MARC SCOTT & WILSON, ROBERT CHARLES

 

Ghostlands  (Eos, 2004.)

 

Magic Time #3.

 

                Survivors in a world where magic has replaced technology seek to confront the source of the change.

 

ZIELINSKI, STEPHAN

 

Bad Magic  (Tor, 2004.)

 

                The protagonist discovers that evil magic exists in the modern world.

 

ZIMLICH, JAN

 

Heart's Prey  (Lovespell, 1998.)

 

                A woman is drawn romantically toward a man whom prophecy tells her should be her enemy.

 

ZIMMER, PAUL EDWIN  (See also collaboration which follows.)

 

Gathering of Heroes, A  (Ace, 1987.)

 

Dark Border #3.

 

                The wall of defense is down and an army of disparate but uniformly nasty creatures invades.

 

Ingulf the Mad  (1989.)

 

                A warrior falls in love with a sea maiden and gives up his former life to pursue her.

 

King Chondo's Ride  (Playboy, 1982.)

 

Dark Border #2.

 

                When the throne is usurped, chaos rules the land and weakens the defense against an army of undead creatures that exist just outside its borders.

 

Lost Prince, The  (Playboy, 1982.)

 

Dark Border #1.

 

                A young man is taught powers over both the living and the dead so that he can fulfill his role as protector of his people.

 

Woman of the Elfmounds  (Triskell, 1979.)

 

                Short story in chapbook form.

 

ZIMMER, PAUL EDWIN & DECLES, JON

 

Blood of the Colyn Muir  (Avon, 1988.)

 

                The protagonist must find a magic sword and sacrifice everything he values to protect his people from a marauding army.

 

ZINDELL, DAVID

 

Black Jade  (Voyager, 2005.)

 

Ea #2

 

                ?

 

Lightstone, The  (Tor, 2006.)

 

Morjin #1.

 

                Our hero goes on a quest to find a magical artifact with which to defeat a malevolent god who threatens the world.

 

Lord of Lies  (Voyager, 2004, Tor, 2008.)

 

Morjin  #3.

 

                Our hero must protect a magical artifact.

 

Silver Sword, The  (Tor, 2007.)

 

Morjin #2.

 

                The quest for a magical stone may turn out surprisingly .

 

ZINK, MICHELLE

 

Prophecy of the Sisters  (Little Brown, 2009.)

 

Two sisters are caught up in a magical rivalry.

 

ZIPES, JACK

 

Beauty and the Beast  (Signet, 1996.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

Outspoken Princess and the Gentle Knight, The  (Bantam, 1994.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories.

 

ZIVKOVIC, ZORAN

 

Seven Touches of Music  (Polaris, 2001, translated from the Serbian by Alice Copple-Tosic.)

 

                Collection of unrelated stories with a common musical theme.

 

ZOSS, JOEL

 

Chronicle  (Pocket, 1980.)

 

                Very short fantasy about a young man who can talk to the animals.

 

ZUCKERMAN, LINDA

 

Taste for Rabbit, A  (Orchard, 2007.)

 

Rabbits and foxes are both intelligent in this odd children's novel.

 

ZUGSMITH, ALBERT & HILL, ROBERT

 

Private Lives of Adam and Eve, The  (Bantam, 1960, based on the screenplay by Robert Hill.)

 

                Humorous look at the Garden of Eden.