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BABBITT, NATALIE  (Also writes Horror.)


Devil's Other Storybook, The  (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1986, Bantam Skylark, 1987.)


Not seen.  Collection of stories.


Devil's Storybook, The  (Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux, 1974, Bantam  Skylark, 1977.)


Collection of related stories for young readers about an easily defeated devil.


Eyes of the Amaryllis, The  (Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux, 1977, Bantam Skylark, 1979.)


A gentle ghost story for younger readers.  A young girl believes the stories that her grandfather, lost at sea years earlier, survives after a fashion as guardian of a sunken treasure. 


Search for Delicious, The  (Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux, 1969, Avon Camelot, 1974.)


A kingdom torn by disagreement over which food should be used to illustrate the concept, "delicious", relies on a young boy's visit to an a centuries old creature.


Tuck Everlasting  (Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux, 1975, Bantam Skylark, 1976.)


A family settles beside a magical spring that holds death at bay.  For younger readers.




House of Mirrors  (Scholastic, 2007.)


A Ulysses Moore novel.


Young adult story of a boy who can travel in time.




Jonathan Livingston Seagull  (MacMillan, 1970, Turnstone, 1972, Avon, 1973.)


Trivial but at one time enormously popular illustrated story about intelligent seagulls.




Moth Manor: A Gothic Tale.  (Little, Brown, 1978.)


Not seen.  A dollhouse with living residents.


Third Road, The  (Little, Brown, 1971.)


Three children travel back to 17th Century Spain in search of Aztec gold.


BACON-SMITH, CAMILLE  (Also writes Horror.)


Daemon Eyes  (DAW, 2007.)


Omnibus of Eye of the Daemon and Eyes of the Empress, both revised.


Eye of the Daemon  (DAW, 1996.)


Eye #1.


Good and bad demons are both secretly living among us, and their constant warfare is about to spill over with disastrous consequences.  The story is told through the perspective of a handful of good demons who pose as private detectives.


Eyes of the Empress  (DAW, 1998.)


Eye #2.


                A murder and theft in a museum leads a man whose heritage is half demonic into a complex series of investigations leading him halfway across the world.  His demonic half tends to assert itself when he gets into danger.


Legacy of Daemons, A  (DAW, 2010.)


Eye #3.


Demons running a private agency get involved with a sorcerous challenge that could destroy the world.




Ghouls Just Want to Have Fun  (Love Spell, 2006.)


Humorous romance involving ghosts.


BADE, TOM  (See collaboration with Robin Stevenson.)




Sword of Poyana  (Berkley, 1979.)


Saga of Thorgrim #2.


An adventurer takes ship and heads out to the very rim of the civilized regions in this story of barbarian warfare in the dawn age of the world.


Sword of the Nurlingas  (Berkley, 1979.)


Saga of Thorgrim #1.


A pseudo- Norse derived fantasy saga about a hero who seeks a beautiful princess with the assistance of a magical sword.  He is opposed by the usual array of bad guys.




Clabbernappers  (Starscape, 2005.)


Danny Ray #1.


                Children's fantasy about a kidnapped queen in a magical land.


Fantasms  (Starscape, 2007.)


Danny Ray #2.


                A rescue mission to save the kingís daughter from some comical monsters.




Flowers by Moonlight  (Jove, 1999.)


Fairy #1.


                A fairy finds a wounded knight in the forest, a man rendered invisible, and falls in love with him in this magical historical romance.


Kissed by Starlight  (Jove, 1999.)


Fairy #2.


                A womanís tears bring an enchanted statue back to life.  He then must use his fairy powers to help her ailing sister recover her health.  A romance novel.


Magic by Daylight  (Jove, 1999.)


                A woman opens her home to a scholar to whom she is romantically attracted, but their association ends up with her visiting the land of the fairies.  A romance novel.


Splendid You  (Jove, 2000.)


                A woman inadvertently wakens the spirit of an ancient Egyptian sorceress who helps her with both professional and romantic pursuits.




Bloodsongs  (Tor, 1986.)


Frost #3.


An ex-witch as well as an ex-warrior, Frost comes out of retirement when her family is slaughtered.  She discovers that her supernatural powers have suddenly been renewed just in time for a fresh round of  battles against evil magic.


Brothers of the Dragon  (New English Library, 1992,  Roc, 1994.)


Dragon #1.


Two brothers are transported into a violent fantasy world in which the dragons are on the side of good and unicorns are creatures of evil.  Immediately upon arriving, they inadvertently discover a method of killing one of the unicorns, which establishes them as heroes in the eyes of the locals, although they are actually reluctant to get involved.


Enchanter  (Avon, 1989.)


This is based on the world of the Infocom computer game of the same name.  Demonic doom endangers the world, and the guild of wizards is helpless to stop it.  But a young man untrained in magical powers may be able to turn the tide because of his fresh approach to the subject. 


Flames of the Dragon  (Roc, 1994.  New English Library, 1993 as Straight on Till Mourning.)


Dragon #2.


In a world where unicorns are hated and feared as evil monsters, two brothers from our world lead forces against an evil sorceress and an army of deadly assassins.  This time they find a way to cross back to our world, but it proves less of a safe haven than they bargained for.


Frost  (Pocket, 1983, Allen & Unwin, 1984, Tor, 1987.)


Frost #1.


Frost is a warrior woman who loses her magical powers and is entrusted by an angel with a valuable book that will allow her to enlist an army of sorcerers for a war against demonic forces.  All she has to do is survive long enough to deliver it.


Lake of Fire, The  (Bantam, 1989.)


Volume 4 of the multi-author Dungeon series.


A series of adventures clearly based on the concept of the Dungeons and Dragons game.  Several people caught in the game must escape from a dungeon level that resembles Dante's Inferno before proceeding to the next adventure.


Lost City of Zork, The  (Avon, 1991.)


Based on the Infocom computer text game of the same name.  An adventurer escapes slavery and organizes the rescue of the imprisoned league of wizards in order to overthrow and evil king.  Humorous adventure poking mild fun at the genre.


Nightwatch  (TSR, 1990.)


A group of magicians is wiped out by a spell which turns their own magic back upon them.  Then monsters begin to appear in the streets of Greyhawk at the beckoning of a secretive society.  Can a lone member of the city's guard force find a way to expose the plotters and counter arcane lore which has already vanquished the guild of wizards?


Shadowdance  (Borealis, 1996.)


A paralyzed man is given the magical ability to walk again so long as he dances every night.  His dancing causes those around him to act out their fantasies in real life, some of them violent, and he must ultimately balance his own well being against the harm he is doing to others.


Skull Gate  (Tor, 1985.)


Frost #2.

An army of demons has been checked but not destroyed.  Now Frost, a defrocked witch, must travel to the very gates of Hell to rescue a kidnapped princess and turn the tide of battle against the forces of evil..


Straight on Till Mourning.  (See Flames of the Dragon.)


Swords Against the Shadowland  (Borealis, 1998.)


Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser #1.


                Bailey has been picked to continue the series begun by the late Fritz Leiber, and this is the first of what may be several novels.  The two thieves are hired to track down a magician who unleashed a curse that will eventually kill everyone who practices magic.


Talisman  (Ibooks, 2004.)


Dragonkin #2.


                Quest for magic books which could avoid a devastating war.


Triumph of the Dragon  (Roc, 1995.)


Dragon #3.


Two brothers heralded as champions are chosen to participate in the final battle to determine the fate of a mystical realm of unicorns and dragons, but they are separated at a crucial moment.  They wander separately while an evil sorceress plots to seduce them individually so that at least one will change sides. 


Undersky  (Ibooks, 2005.)


Dragonkin #3.




Wyvernwood  (Ibooks, 2004.)


Dragonkin #1.






Ashes of a God  (Knickerbocker, 1911.)


An elaborate story of mythology based on the author's experience in India.


Digit of the Moon, A  (Knickerbocker, 1901.)


Further Indian mythological exploits.




Archons of the Stars, The  (Aspect, 2005.)


Dragon Throne #3.


                Two shapeshifters battle for supremacy as Armageddon threatens their world.


Empire of the Stars, The (Aspect, 2004.)


Dragon Throne #2.


                More political intrigue on planets where magic works.


Stone of the Stars, The  (Aspect, 2004.)


Dragon Throne #1.


                Four strangers are entrusted with magical scrolls that hold the key to defeating an evil king and his army.




Rise of the Phoenix, The  (Brighid's Fire, 2002.)


                In a world where magic works, a woman uses her talents to rescue her brother from a sinister court conspiracy.


BAKER, FRANK  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Miss Hargreaves  (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1940, Coward McCann, 1941.)


Not seen.  An imaginary poet comes to life.


Mr. Allenby Loses the Way  (Coward McCann, 1945.)


                Marginal story of a series of wishes that come true, perhaps by magical intervention.


Sweet Charity  (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1942, Coward McCann, 1943.)


Not seen.  A man changes identities with an angel.




Irish Lady  (Pocket, 1998.)


                A lawyer finds romance while helping a rebel avoid a prison sentence, assisted by a ghost.


Nell  (Sonnet, 1999.)


                Time travel romance in which a woman is drawn back through time by the spirit of her ancestor and finds love in the 16th Century.


BAKER, KAGE  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Anvil of the World, The  (Tor, 2003.)


Magic #1.


                A retired assassin agrees to accompany a caravan across a wasteland and finds the job more dangerous than his former profession.


Bird of the River, The  (Tor, 2010.)


Magic #3.


A perilous voyage through a fantasy world peopled by pirates and assassins.


House of the Stag, The  (Tor, 2008.)


Magic #2.


A half human hero arises to battle an invading army.




City of Towers, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2005.)


Dreaming Dark #1.


                Three weary soldiers attempt to make a new life after a magical war.


Gates of Night, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2006.)


An Eberron novel.


                A group of warriors discovers a plot to overrun the world with monsters.


Queen of Stone, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2008.)


An Eberron novel.




Shattered Land, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2006.)


Dreaming Dark #2.


                Ex-soldiers rescue one of their fellows from a sorcerous menace.




Raven  (St Martins, 2001.)


                Romance novel with marginal supernatural content involving Anasazi spirits.


Stargazer  (St Martins, 1998.)


                An Indian shamanís spirit travels through time to the present in order to save a contemporary sorcerer from losing his destiny.


BAKER, LINDA  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Irda, The  (TSR, 1996.)


A Dragonlance Lost Histories novel.


Before they were tricked and cursed, the Ogres were a beautiful people.  Some of their number, the Irda, escaped the curse and set up their own society in a remote part of the world, where they hope to avoid attention from their jealous brethren.




Tears of the Night Sky  (TSR, 1998.)


A Dragonlance Chaos War novel.


                A priestess who is experiencing doubts about her faith receives a magical stone.  This object causes her to leave her usual haunts and pursue a series of adventures which will restore her belief in the gods she serves.




Borderline (Saga, 2016.)


Fairy #1.


A film producer is in contact with the world of fairies.


BAKER, NANCY (Also writes Horror.)


Cold Hillside (Chizine, 2014.)


The world of faery.


Magel's Daughter (Calumet, 2014.)


Magel #1.


A touch of the supernatural and a bizarre family.


Magel's Ghost (Calumet, 2014.)


Magel #2.


A madwoman communes with the dead.




Fermata, The  (Random House, 1994.)


                A man who can mentally stop time uses his ability to play practical jokes on people in this even less serious version of the concept from John D. MacDonaldís The Girl, The Gold Watch, and Everything.


BAKER, RICHARD  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


City of Ravens, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2000.)


A Forgotten Realms Cities novel.


                Life in a mystical city is based in large part on an elaborate game, and someone is using that game in an effort to seize power.


Condemnation  (Wizards of the Coast, 2002.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


                Various forces contend for control of the mysterious Spider Queen.


Easy Betrayals  (TSR, 1998.)


#8 in the multi-author Diamond Triangle saga.




Falcon and the Wolf, The  (TSR, 1996.)


                Not seen.


Farthest Reach  (Wizards of the Coast, 2005.)


Last Mythal #2.


                Elves seek magical secrets that will restore their lost glory.


Forsaken House  (TSR, 2001.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


                A feud among the elves turns violent.


Last Mythal, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2011.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.




Shadow Stone, The  (TSR, 1998.)


A Forgotten Realms book.


                Not seen.


Swordmage (Wizards of the Coast, 2009.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


A dead sorcerer is still causing trouble.




Age of Assassins (Orbit, 2017.)


Wounded Kingdom #1.


Standard fantasy realm adventure.


BAKER, SCOTT  (Also writes Horror and Science Fiction.)


Ancestral Hungers  (Tor, 1995.)


A much revised version of Dhampire, which see.


Dhampire   (Pocket, 1982.)


More horror than fantasy, this is the story of a descendant of Dracula who pretends ignorance of his own heritage until his new wife becomes the target of his blood seeking relatives.  Despite the presence of vampires, the novel avoids the tropes of horror and is technically fantasy.


Drink the Fire from the Flames  (Tor,  1987.)


Ashlu #2.


A king dies and his soul is transferred to a magical sword, which is then broken.  According to ritual, the sword should be reforged, but the man chosen to perform this act has his own agenda, and plans to challenge the most powerful wizards in the land.


Firedance  (Tor, 1986.)


Ashlu #1.


A dead woman is revived by magic to share a body with the spirit of a young girl who was murdered.  In this world, magic can be acquired from the dead by the power of persuasion, but sometimes the dead strike a hard bargain.


BAKKER, R. SCOTT  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Darkness That Comes Before, The  (Simon & Schuster UK, 2004, Overlook, 2004.)


Prince of Nothing #1.


                Various forces seek influence in a magical kingdom but unknown to them all, an ancient supernatural force is about to stir all their plans.


Thousandfold Thought, The  (Overlook, 2005.)


Prince of Nothing #3.


                A religious and political war reaches its completion.


Warrior-Prophet, The  (Overlook, 2005.)


Prince of Nothing #2.


                More political intrigue and nefarious sorcery.




Finisher, The  (Scholastic, 2014.)


A young girl discovers that her isolated village is based on a lie.


Keeper, The


Keeper #1.




Width of the World, The (Scholastic, 2017.)


Keeper #3.




BALDRY, CHERITH  (See also Adam Blade.)


Exiled from Camelot  (Green Knight, 2001.)


                When King Arthur's illegitimate son Loholt appears, the king is pleased to finally have an heir.  But then Loholt is murdered and suspicion falls on Sir Kay, who is expelled from the Round Table.  Kay gets involved with a sorceress in an attempt to clear his name.


BALDWIN, DAVID  (See collaboration with Margaret Weis.)




Magefire, The  (?, 1990.)


Amulets #1.


Not seen.


Tears of Ginara, The  (?, 1992.)


Amulets #2.


Not seen.


BALL, MARGARET  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Changeweaver  (Baen, 1993.)


Weaver #2.


Only women can use magic in the land of Gandhara, and their power is strictly controlled by the ruling council.  One young woman possesses such powerful, undisciplined magic that she is banished from her homeland and sent as an envoy to the British in India.  There she secures help from them against the Russians, in exchange for her assistance in investigating a land of real demons near the border with China.


Flameweaver   (Baen, 1991.)


Weaver #1.


The magical kingdom of Gandhara is set in the mountains between an expansive Russia and the British Empire in India.  When their magic proves ineffective against Russian guns, the ruling council sends a defrocked priestess into India to find more conventional weapons of defense.


Lost in Translation  (Baen, 1995.)


A college student transfers to a new school in Europe, but winds up in another world where magic works, enrolled in a school that turns out wizards and sorcerers.  Unbeknownst to her, the scholar patronizing her has made a pact with an evil creature, and needs her life to seal the bargain.


Mathemagics  (Baen, 1996.)


A woman from a magical realm has found a refuge in our world until a sorcerer from that other existence finds a way to cross over in pursuit.  The sorcerer gets involved with a comic book religious nut determined to clean up literature after discovering that only one of his magic spells works on Earth.


No Earthly Sunne   (Baen, 1994.)


In the 16th Century, a skilled musician was kidnapped into the land of Faerie.  Four centuries later, an unhappy computer programmer travels to England where the gates between the worlds are about to open again, and where she may find or lose herself forever.


Shadow Gate, The  (Baen, 1991.)


An order of monks in another dimension has set out to destroy all of the elves, first depriving them of their magic, then of their lives.  The latter seek help by contacting a psychic research center in our own world, whose staff decides to cross over and fight magic with science.




Chasing the Bard  (Dragon Moon, 2005.)


A fairy is born in the human world.


Digital Magic  (Dragon Moon, 2008.)


Modern fairies.


Geist  (Ace, 2010.)


Book of the Order #1.




Hunter and Fox  (Pyr, 2012.)


Shifted World #1.


Adventures in a world where the landscape is constantly changing.


Kindred and Wings  (Pyr, 2013.)


Shifted World #2.


A seer must find her destiny.


Spectyr  (Ace, 2011.)


Book of the Order #2.


A diplomatic mission in a fantasy world runs into murder.




Dawn's Early Light (Harper, 2014.)


Peculiar Occurrences #3.




Diamond Conspiracy, The (Ace, 2015.)


Peculiar Occurrences #4.




Janus Affair, The  (Harper, 2012.)


Peculiar Occurrences #2.




Phoenix Rising  (Harper, 2011.)


Peculiar Occurrences #1.




BALLANTYNE, TONY  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Dream London (Solaris, 2013.)


A magical alternate London keeps changing its nature.


Dream Parts (2015.)


BALLARD, J.G.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Concrete Island  (Jonathan Cape, 1974, Panther, 1976, Noonday, 1994.)


An allegorical piece about a man who lives on a traffic island and finds a way to survive despite the inhospitable environment.  A satiric Robinson Crusoe story for the modern age.


Unlimited Dream Company, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1979, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1979, Granada, 1981, Washington Square Press, 1985.)


A charismatic figure crashes his plane near a small British town, and immediately alters reality for miles around.  Tropical plants sprout despite the climate, the central character is able to alter his own body, and the local residents develop the ability to levitate. 




Angel at Troublesome Creek, An  (St. Martins, ? Berkley, ?)


Angel #1.


                Not seen.


Angel to Die For, An  (St. Martins, 2000, Berkley, 2001.)


Angel #2.


                An angel is sent back to Earth to conduct a murder investigation.


Angel Whispered Danger, The  (St Martins, 2003.)


Angel #4.




Shadow of an Angel  (St. Martins, 2002, Berkley, 2003.)


Angel #3.


                An angel helps a mortal solve another murder.




Drums of the Dark Gods  (Paperback Library, 1967.)


A group of voodoo practitioners are plotting to use magic to seize world power.  Opposed to them are two adventurers who infiltrate the cult in order to undermine the efforts of its supernaturally endowed leader.  Borders on horror.


BANGS, JOHN KENDRICK  (Also writes Horror.)


Autobiography of Methuselah, The  (B.W. Dodge, 1909.)


Satirical look at the events chronicled in the Bible and beyond.


Enchanted Typewriter, The  (Harper, 1899, Irvington, 1977.)


Houseboat #3.


A typewriter allows communication with the afterlife in a series of linked stories.


Houseboat on the Styx, A  (Harper, 1895, McIlvaine, 1896, AMS, 1979.)


Houseboat #1.


A satiric look at historical figures encountered on a magical houseboat.


Jack and the Check-Book  (Harper, 1911.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Mr. Munchausen, (Platt, 1901, Books for Libraries Press, ?)


Collection of stories about an unlike hero.


Olympian Nights  (Harper, 1902, Greenhill, 1986.)


A series of humorous adventures of a modern man who encounters the Greek Gods on Mount Olympus.


Over the Plum Pudding  (Harper, 1901.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Pursuit of the Houseboat, The  (Harper, 1897, McIlvaine, 1897, AMS, 1979.)


Houseboat #2.


Not seen.  More interactions among the ghosts of famous men.


BANKER, ASHOK  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Armies of Hanuman  (Orbit, ?)


Ramayana #4.


                The demons strike back in one more effort to rule the world.


Bridge of Rama (Gollancz, 2006.)


Ramayana #5.


                An army is needed to rescue a kidnapped woman from the forces of sorcerous evil.


Demons of Chitrakut, The  (Orbit, ?)


Ramayana #3.


                Although the demons have been defeated, the protagonist faces a number of additional trials.


King of Ayodhya  (Gollancz, 2006.)


Ramayana #6.


                A king battles an army of inhumans to win his throne.


Prince of Ayodhya  (Orbit, 2003, Warner, 2003.)


Ramayana #1.


                Retelling of a famous Indian legend.  A prince has a vision of an apocalypse in the near future and attempts to prepare his people to deal with it.


Siege of Mithila (Orbit, ?)


Ramayana #2.


                The world is invaded by an army of demons.




Sellsword, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2008.)


A Dragonlance novel.


Mercenaries get caught up in a local battle.




Dark Time  (Eos, 2009.)


Mortal Path #1.


A soul enslaved woman tries to free herself of her supernatural master.


Sacrifice  (Eos, 2010.)


Mortal Path #2.


A woman who once worked for a demon tries to expiate her past crimes.


BANKS, IAIN M.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Bridge, The  (St Martins, 1986, MacMillan, 1986, Harper, 1990.)


A surrealistic fable about a man who is transported from the car wreck that should have killed him to a strange land where he confronts his own nature, an internal dream world while he lays in a coma on the brink of death.


BANKS, L.A.  (Also writes Horror.)


Conquer the Dark (Gallery, 2015.)


Dark #2.


A woman has the protection of an angel.


Surrender the Dark (Gallery, 2014.)


Dark #1.


Romance involving an angel.




Adventures of King Midas, The  (Morrow, 1992, Avon Camelot, 1993.)


                A retelling of the fairy tale about a king cursed to change everything he touches into gold.


Fairy Rebel, The  (Doubleday, 1985, Dent, 1985, Avon Camelot, 1989, Cornerstone, 1989.)


A young fairy disobeys her queen's rule not to use magic with humans and gets herself into great trouble.  Amusing adventure for younger readers.


Farthest Away Mountain  (Abelard Schumann, 1976, Doubleday, 1991, Avon Camelot, 1992.)


                A young girl sets out on a perilous journey beset by magical monsters.


Indian in the Cupboard, The  (Dent, 1980, Doubleday, 1989, Avon Camelot, 1991.)


Indian #1.


A boy discovers that he can bring his miniature figures to life.  Made into a motion picture.


Magic Hare, The  (Morrow, 1993, Avon Camelot, 1994.)


                Collection of linked stories.


Mystery of the Cupboard  (Morrow, 1993, Avon Camelot, 1996.)


Indian #4.


                A young boy travels back magically to World War II to discover the secret of a magical cupboard that transports souls frrom the past into toys in his cupboard.


Return of the Indian, The  (Doubleday, 1986, Dent, 1986, Avon Camelot, 1987.)


Indian #2.


The magical Indian is wounded in the French & Indian War when his young friend reanimates him in the magical cupboard.


Secret of the Indian, The  (Doubleday, 1989, Collins, 1989, Avon Camelot, 1990.)


Indian #3.


A young boy and his animated toys have brought a cyclone through time to the present.


BANKS, RAYMOND E.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Savage Princess, The  (Hustler, 1980, bound with Penetrators of Time by Merlin Kaye.)


                Pornography about barbarian warriors and women trying, unsuccessfully and not even particularly earnestly, to protect their virtue.




Arabic Folk Tales  (Massada, 1969.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Magic Tree and Other Tales, The  (Oxford University Press, 1958, Scholastic, 1969, retold by Michael Hornyansky.)


Collection of unrelated stories for younger readers.




Lady Hilaryís Halloween  (Signet, 1998.)


                Historical romance about a woman who witnesses a genuine psychic event and is thrown into the arms of a local landowner who may be able to explain its origin.


Step in Time  (Signet, 1996.)


Another story of a contemporary woman who is mysteriously whisked back in time to find herself falling for a mysterious, roguish man of that time.  A romance novel.




Returned Empty  (Putnam, 1920.)


                Not seen.  Reincarnation.




Cry of the Newborn  (Gollancz, 2005.)


Ascendants of Estorea #1.


                As war threatens to overrun a kingdom, four children discover they have magical powers.


Dawnthief  (Gollancz, 1999, Millennium, 2000, Pyr, 2009.)


Raven #1.


                A group of mercenaries are hired by a mage to track down and recover a spell that could mean the end of their world.


Demonstorm  (Gollancz, 2004.)


Raven #6.


                The walls between worlds crumble for the final battle.


Elfsorrow  (Gollancz, 2002, Pyr, 2010.)


Raven #4.


                An elf wizard decides to interfere in the war among the humans because their violence threatens the future of his own people.


Light Stealer  (PS, 2003.)


Prequel to the Raven series.


                A sorcerer develops a spell powerful enough to destroy the world, oblivious to the fact that this will appeal to the leaders of warring nations.


Nightchild  (Gollancz, 2001, Pyr, 2009.)


Raven #3.


                This time the band of allies is split among themselves when a young child demonstrates magical powers so intense that she may have to be destroyed to save the world.. 


Noonshade  (Gollancz, 2000, Pyr, 2009.)


Raven #2.


                A rift between worlds has been opened, and a horde of dragons is entering a formerly peaceful realm.  A band of warriors is all that stands between civilization and chaos.


Ravensoul  (Pyr, 2011.)


Raven #4.


A war between magical worlds.


Shadowheart  (Gollancz, 2003, Pyr, 2010.)


Raven #5.


                War spreads throughout the land and magical forces gather on either side.


Shout for the Dead, A  (Gollancz, 2006.)


Ascendants of Estorea #2.


                The advent of magic leaves a world threatened by armies of the undead.


Vault of Deeds (PS, 2008.)


Novella about a fantasy world where the bad guys start to win.




Don't  Talk Back to Your Vampire  (Signet, 2007.)


Humorous vampire romance.




Half a Minuteís Silence and Other Stories  (Heinemann, 1925.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


BARKER, CLIVE  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Abarat  (HarperCollins, 2002.)


Abarat #1.


                Kitchen sink contemporary fantasy novel with magic, creatures, and mayhem.


Days of Magic, Nights of War  (Joanna Cotler, 2004.)


Abarat #2.


                Candy Quackenbush flees her enemies across a fantasy world threatened by war.


Great and Secret Show, The  (Collins, 1989, Harper & Row, 1990.)


A very long quasi-horror fantasy about a town where the fabric of reality is beginning to unravel.  Scenes from the past are re-enacted, and an old enmity is about to reassert itself.


Imajica  (Harper, 1991, Perennial, 2002.)


The Earth is only one of five planes of existence that make up the universe.  The other four are connected but our world has become separated.  Three unlikely people become the center of events which will reunite us with the other realms.


Imajica I: Fifth Dominion  (Harper, 1995.)


                First half of Imajica.


Imajica II:  The Reconciliation  (Harper, 1995.)


                Second half of Imajica.




Thief of Always, The  (Harper, 1992.)


An unhappy young man moves into a mystical house that exists outside space and time, supposedly a haven for those without hope.  He soon suspects that there is a darker secret waiting to be discovered, that the refuge has a dark price.  For younger readers.


Weaveworld  (Poseidon, 1987, Pocket, 1988.)


A fabulous carpet has woven into its design the essence of every possible world, including our own.  If it should fall into unscrupulous hands, of which there are many in this long novel, the carpet could be used as a weapon to dominate, or destroy, the world.




Flamesong  (DAW, 1985.)


Empire of the Petal Throne #2.


A warrior and the woman he captures from the enemy are off on a series of adventures involving aliens, magic, and mundane dangers.  Based on a role playing game.


Man of Gold, The  ( DAW, 1984.)


Empire of the Petal Throne #1.


Based on a role playing game.  Although set on another planet and involving aliens, this is a fantasy novel involving magic, spell casting, snippets of ideas taken from various periods of human history.  Against this chaotic background, a heroic adventurer sets off on a quest to find a magic object.




Anchorwick  (Gresham & Doyle, 2008.)


Western Lights #5.


A series of mysteries involving ghostly appearances and other strangeness occur in a fantasy world.


Bertram of Butter Cross  (Gresham & Doyle, 2007.)


Western Lights #4.


                A woman has strange encounters in a stand of magical woods.


Cobbler of Ridingham, The (Gresham & Doyle, 2014.)


Western Lights #8.


Strange goings on in a remote village.


Dark Sleeper  (Ace, 2000.)


Western Lights #1.


                A mysterious force has wakened in the town of Salthead, raising the dead and using other magical talents to forward its aims.


Hooting Grange (Gresham & Doyle, 2020.)


Western Lights #11.


A sea captain inherits what might be a haunted house.


House in the High Woods, The  (Ace, 2001.)


Western Lights #2.


                A new family moves into a remote town and strange events begin almost immediately.  One citizen will rouse himself to investigate and find out the nature of the evil force that besets them all.


Strange Cargo  (Ace, 2004.)


Western Lights #3.


                Three travelers find their destiny in an alternate 19th Century where the last ice age never ended and magic works.


Tangle In Slops, A  (Gresham & Doyle, 2010.)


Western Lights #6.


A supernatural murder mystery.


Thing in the Close, The (Gresham & Doyle, 2018.)


Western Lights #10.


A deformed, humanoid creature appears.


What I Found at Hoole  (Gresham & Doyle, 2012.)


Western Lights #7.


A visitor discovers a menacing presence in an old cottage.


Where the Time Goes ( Gresham & Doyle, 2016.)


Western Lights #9.


Is there a monster hiding in a cavern?




Hamlet Dreams  (Aardwolf, 2001.)


                A young man is held captive in the fantasy world he thought he had created in his dreams, just when he is needed to rescue the woman he loves from a real flesh and blood danger in our world.




God's Demon  (Tor, 2007.)


Hell #1.


A subordinate of Satan decides to start a new war between Heaven and Hell.


Heart of Hell, The  (Tor, 2019.)


Hell #2.


Hell gets reorganized.


BARNES, JOHN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


One for the Morning Glory  (Tor, 1996.)


An unconventional treatment of a conventional theme.  A prince magically charmed to have only half his body matures in the company of four companions whose eventual deaths in the war between his kingdom and another leads to the restoration of his full body.


BARNES, JONATHAN (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Domino Men, The  (Gollancz, 2008.)


Adventures in an alternate Victorian England.


Somnambulist, The  (Gollancz, 2007.)


                A stage magician investigates magical crimes.


BARNES, STEVEN  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Blood Brothers  (Tor, 1996.)


Two men must overcome their racial differences to track down a pair of sorcerers who have achieved immortality by stealing the life force of their descendants.


Iron Shadows  (Tor, 1998.)


                A detective and her companion are investigating the abduction of an heiress when they stumble on a cult that has tapped into the dream world and allowed discorporate beings to enter human bodies.




Apothecary's Curse, The (Pyr, 2016.)


A man in Victorian England discovers that he cannot die.




Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon (Tor, 2014.)


Gideon Smith #2.




Gideon Smith and the Mask of the Ripper (Tor, 2015.)


Gideon Smith #3.


A serial killer in a steampunk version of England.


Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl  (Tor, 2013.)


Gideon Smith #1.


Steampunk adventure.




Magic, The  (Fanfare, 1996.)


Extrasensory powers in a romance novel set at the time of the Crusades.


Wild  (Pocket, 1998.)


                A man is rescued from death by inhabitants of the fairy world.  He eventually returns accompanied by a mysterious woman from that realm for a fresh string of adventures.  A romance novel.




Deepest Sea, The  (Roc, 1996.)


Viking adventure in the 8th Century, with Christianity beginning to challenge the old Norse beliefs.  A young man sets off on a journey across Europe to prove his worth to the girl he loves, and encounters the last gasps of a magical land.


BARON, NICK  (Pseudonym of Scott Ciencin, whom see.)


Castle of the Undead  (TSR, 1994.)


An Endless Quest Gamebook.


An adventurer and a telepathic wolf battle a vampire to discover the secret of a magical artifact, set in the world of the Ravenloft series.




Confederate Shadows (JEA, 2016.)


Magic in an alternate world where the Confederacy won.


BARRETT, NEAL JR (See also Steve Atley.  Also writes Science Fiction.)


Dungeons and Dragons: The Movie  (Wizards of the Coast, 2000, based on the screenplay by Topper Lilien and Carroll Cartwright)


                When a sorcerer battles the leader of a small kingdom and attempts to seize the throne, the young woman who opposes him finds that her strongest allies are a pair of common thieves.


Hereafter Gang, The  (Ziesing, 1991, Mojo, ?)


                A satirical contemporary fantasy about a young man who goes off to search for his lost youth and finds a number of magical characters in the process.


Prophecy Machine, The  (Bantam, 2000.)


Finn #1.


                An inventor goes on a vacation cruise with his wife, a mouse turned into a human being.  They are stranded in a bizarre country where no one has good manners, religious groups battle each other at night, and are hosted by a family that seems determined to destroy itself.


Treachery of Kings, The  (Bantam, 2001.)


Finn #2.


                An inventory is sent to deliver a birthday present to a hostile king, and finds himself caught up in the politics of that nation as well as those of his own.


BARRETT, WILLIAM F.  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Lady and the Lotus, The  (Doubleday, 1975, Avon, 1975, Jeremy Tarcher, 1989.)


Marginal fantasy based on the spiritual content of this fictional life of Buddha.




Maybe This Time  (Pinnacle, 1996.)


Two contemporary lovers learn that they are reincarnated from a series of past personalities.  To finally unite, they must travel back through time and alter their own fates as well as the course of history.  A romance novel.


BARRIE, J.M.  (There are many editions other than those listed below.)


Peter Pan.   (Chronicle, 2000, DK, 2001, Tor, 2003, Starscape, 2003.)


Two children are off for adventures in Never Neverland involving pirates, crocodiles, and other humorous characters.


BARRIE, MONICA  (Pseudonym of David Wind.)


Queen of Knights  (Pocket, 1985.)


A story of Camelot with minimal fantastic content, primarily a Druid prophecy and some minor magic that might be trickery.  The plot is essentially an historical romance involving the relationship between King Richard and the Lady Gwendolyn.




Gerfalcon  (Heinemann, 1927, Newcastle, 1980.)


Neustria #1.


Set in a mythical European kingdom in medieval times, a young runaway is befriended by witches, becomes involved in the brutal rivalries among the aristocracy, ultimately reclaims his family holding and defeats a load of bandits.


Joris of the Rock  (Heinemann, 1928, Newcastle, 1980.)


Neustria #2.


Joris is the outlaw who laid siege to the hero of the first novel, and we see that battle again from the other side.  He's an admirable rogue in some ways, although ultimately he comes to a bad end.


Shy Leopardess, The  (Methuen, 1948, Newcastle, 1980.)


Neustria #3.


A lovers triangle involving the usurpation of a throne, a woman betrothed to a villain, plots and counterplots.  The final volume of the loosely associated trilogy.




Ancient One, The  (Tor, 1992, Philomel, 1992.)


A dispute arises between developers and ecologists over a stand of giant redwood trees in Oregon.  A young woman investigating the area's history picks up an enchanted walking stick and travels back five centuries to visit a primitive tribe engaged in a battle against evil that parallels the one in the present.


Child of the Dark Prophecy  (Philomel, 2004, Ace, 2005.)


Great Tree of Avalon #1.


                A group of young characters explore the mystical world preceding the rise of King Arthur.


Eternal Flame, The (Philomel, ?, Ace, 2007.)


Great Tree of Avalon #3.




Fires of Merlin, The  (Philomel, 1998, Ace, 2000.)


Merlin #4.


                Young Merlin faces several challenges including creatures who try to destroy magic itself and a fearsome dragon.


Heartlight  (Tor, 1994, Forge, 1995, Ace, 2003.)


Strange blend of SF and fantasy as a new discovery in the field of physics unleashes the human mind's ability to transcend this universe and contact one where magic is real.


Lost Years of Merlin, The  (Philomel, 1996, Ace, 1999.)


Merlin #2.


                Suffering from amnesia, a young Merlin gradually rediscovers his magical powers after encountering a mysterious and seductive woman.


Merlin Effect, The  (Philomel, 1994, Ace, 2004.)


Merlin #1


While exploring a sunken ship off the West Coast, a young woman discovers that it is the subject of several legends predicting that it will rise to the surface once again.  She enters a strange undersea world to discover its secrets and helps fulfill the prophecy.


Merlin's Dragon  (Philomel, 2009, Ace, 2010.)


A magical creature saves Merlin.


Mirror of Merlin, The  (Philomel, 1999, Ace, 2001.)


Merlin #4.


                On a quest to oppose a mysterious evil force, Merlin discovers a mirror that allows one to examine one's own inner nature.


Seven Songs of Merlin  (Philomel, 1997, Ace, 2000.)


Merlin #3.


                Merlin must defeat a magical ogre to secure the elixir that will allow him to bring further peace to a magical land.


Shadows on the Stars (Ace, 2006.)


Great Tree of Avalon #2.




Tree Girl  (Philomel, 2001, Ace, 2002.)


                A young girl takes a trip through a haunted wood to find out the secret of her origin.


Wings of Merlin, The  (Ace, 2002.)


Merlin #5.


                Merlin unites various tribes of elves and such to defeat an invading force.




Body Master  (Berkley, ?)


Shapeshifters #1.


Romance with shapeshifters.


Body Thief  (Berkley, 2011.)


Shapeshifter #2.


Romance with shapeshifters.




Blood Tide  (Hyperion, 2008.)


Peter Pan #5.


An earthquake in Never Never Land.


Cave of the Dark Wind  (Hyperion, 2007.)


Peter Pan #4.


                The Lost Boys discover a mysterious cave.


Escape from the Carnivale  (Hyperion, 2006.)


Peter Pan #3.


                One of Peterís friends is imprisoned in a carnival.


Peter and the Secret of Rundoon  (Hyperion, 2009.)


Peter Pan #5.




Peter and the Shadow Thieves  (Hyperion, 2006.)


Peter #2.


                Peter Pan goes to London to solve a mystery involving the magical substance that falls from the stars.


Peter and the Starcatchers  (Hyperion, 2004.)


Peter #1.


                A prequel to Peter Pan.  Peter and his friends battle evil pirates and other villains in pursuit of a magical substance from outer space.


Peter and the Sword of Mercy  (Hyperion, 2009,)


Peter Pan #6.


Peter has to help save the throne of England from a magical threat.


BARTH, JOHN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Chimera  (Random House, 1972, Crest, 1973, Deutsch, 1974, Mariner, ?)


An expansion of the stories of Scheherazade using anachronism and humor to give them a distinct texture. 


Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor, The  (Little Brown, 1991, Anchor, 1992.)


A Sinbad enthusiast sets out to recreate his voyages, gets caught in a timewarp, and ends up back in ancient times,  where he encounters Sinbad himself.  Witty, humorous adventures ensue.




City Life  (Farrar, 1970, Bantam, 1971, Jonathan Cape, 1971, Pocket, 1981.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Come Back, Dr. Caligari  (Little, Brown, 1964, Anchor, 1965, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1966.)


Collection of unrelated stories, some of which are fantasy.


King, The  (Harper, 1990, Penguin, 1992.)


                King Arthur and his knights take up arms during World War II while Mordred seeks to make use of the war to seize control of the world.


Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts  (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1968, Jonathan Cape, 1969, Bantam, 1969.)


Collection of unrelated stories, some of which are fantasy.


BARTHOLOMEW, BARBARA  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Child of Tomorrow  (Signet, 1985.)


Time Keeper #2.


Three teens are trapped in the future after arriving magically.  There they find a carousel that sends them back through time but still not to the right era of history.


Time Keeper, The  (Signet, 1985.)


Time Keeper #1.


Two teenagers find some mysteriously glowing stones that transport them to a fantastic version of Texas where the sky is different and where unicorns roam the range.  They find a friend who offers to help them return to their own time, but instead they end up in the far future.  For younger readers.


When Dreamers Cease to Dream   (Signet, 1985.)


Time Keeper #3.


A mishmash of fantasy and SF as three teens lost in time discover that robots are threatening to destroy the human race of the future.




Love We Share Without Knowing, The  (Bantam, 2008.)


A series of small miracles are interwoven in this low key novel.


One for Sorrow  (Bantam, 2007.)


A gentle ghost story.




Sign of the Qin  (Hyperion, 2004.)


Moonshadow Marsh #1.


                A horde of demons are released in this young adult fantasy based on Chinese legends.


BASSINGTHWAITE, DON  (See also collaboration which follows.  Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Binding Stone, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2005.)


Dragon Below #1.


                Two warriors and a sorceress embark on a quest.


Doom of Kings, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2008.)


An Eberron novel.




Eye of the Chained God, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2012.)


A Dungeons & Dragons novel.




Grieving Tree, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2006.)


An Eberron novel.


                Three disparate characters have a series of adventures both magical and mundane.


Killing Song, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2006.)


An Eberron novel.


                Three heroes battle a magical plot.


Temple of Yellow Skulls, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2011.)


A Dungeons and Dragons novel.




Yellow Silk, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2004.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


                A criminal in a fantasy world gets into trouble by telling a series of lies.




Mistress of the Night  (Wizards of the Coast, 2004.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


                A magical war seen from the point of view of local priests.




Cruel Enchantment  (Berkley, 2010.)


Seelie #2.


Romance involving people with magical powers.


Dark Enchantment  (Berkley, 2011.)


A woman falls prey to a magical compulsion.


Jeweled (Heat, 2010.)


Erotica involving magicians.


Midnight Enchantment  (Berkley, 2012.)




Raven's Quest (Berkley, 2011.)




Wicked Enchantment  (Berkley, 2010.)


Seelie #1.


A woman with unusual fey powers upsets the seelie court.


Witch Blood  (Berkley, 2008.)


Witch #2.


A witch seeks vengeance for her sister's death.


Witch Fire  (Berkley, 2007.)


Witch #1.


A young woman tormented by demonic forces discovers she is a witch.


Witch Fury  (Berkley, 2009.)


Witch #4.




Witch Heart  (Berkley, 2009.)


Witch #3.


A witch battles demons as well as though he seek to use her magic for themselves.




Intoxicated Ghost and Other Stories, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1908.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Memory of Fire, The (Del Rey, 2018.)


Magic #2.


Waking Land, The (Del Rey, 2017.)


Magic #1.


Adventures in a fantasy realm.




Escape from Castle Cant  (Little, Brown, 2006.)


Castle Cant #2.


                Several young girls must learn to cooperate to escape a villain.


Secret of Castle Cant, The  (Little Brown, 2004.)


Castle Cant #1.


                A serving girl discovers that she is actually the ruler of a mystical kingdom.




While the Cat's Away (Archway, 1999.)


Sabrina #25.


                A teen witch's cat familiar goes through some magical paradox and ends up transformed into a very inexperienced human.




Corpse-Rat King, The  (Angry Robot, 2012.)


Marius #1.




Marching Dead, The  (Angry Robot, 2013.)


Marius #2.


Spoof in which a hero grows bored.


Through Soft Air  (Wildside, 2006.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Bleeding Out  (Ace, 2012.)


OSI #5.




Flash of Hex, A  (Ace, 2009.)


OSI #2.


Someone is murdering teenagers as part of an occult ritual.


Infernal Affairs (Ace, 2011.)


OSI #3.




Inhuman Resources  (Ace, 2011.)


OSI #4.




Night Child  (Ace, 2008.)


OSI #1.


A police officer investigates a murder involving necromancy and vampires.




Branch and Crown  (Roc, 1996.)


Water #3.


A handful of people have a series of adventures in a magical library while their world struggles through a crisis involving the clash between their kingdom and the Righteous States of America.


Dove Looked In, The  (Roc, 1996.)


Water #2.


A prince who operates clandestinely as the Blue Avenger has various adventures involving a beautiful woman and the future of the Three Kingdoms.


Dragon Death  (Roc, 1992.)


Dragon Sword #3.


A woman who travels back and forth between our world and a fantasy realm is threatened by supernatural hounds that pursue her in both realities, while her allies in the fantasy world are misled into launching an ill conceived attack against the enemy.


Dragon Sword  (Lynx, 1988.  Roc, 1991, as Dragonsword.)


Dragon Sword #1.


Two academics from our world are transported to a magic realm where no one can remember anything that happened more than ten years back.  There they are called upon to protect one land from an evil invader, using a magic sword.


Dragonsword  (See Dragon Sword.)


Duel of Dragons  (Roc, 1989.)


Dragon Sword #2.


Enemy invaders of a mythical land are using high tech weapons imported from 20th Century America.  Two academics are drafted to help resist the attack, but their enemies have enlisted a powerful dragon determined enough to follow them back to the 20th Century.


Gossamer Axe  (Roc, 1990.)


A magical woman escapes from a timeless prison into modern Denver, but her lover is trapped back in the world from which she has come.  There she blends Celtic magic with rock and roll and creates a weapon that can reopen the door between realities.


Maze of Moonlight  (Roc, 1993, Orbit, 1994.)


Inquisition #2.


A not quite human woman with magical powers alters the course of history in a time of splintering power structures and open violence following the defeat of the Christian Crusaders by Turkish armies.


O Greenest Branch!  (Roc, 1995.)


Water #1.


The world of the Three Kingdoms is a small, magical land in a world that seems a lot like, but not identical to our own.  The Righteous States of America are both contending for influence in the tiny realm as they maneuver in preparation for a worldwide war.


Shroud of Shadow  (Roc, 1993, Orbit, 1993.)


Inquisition #3.


Elves still exist in the age of the Inquisition, but their numbers are dwindling.  One of the last flees an agent of the Inquisition, while visions of a future where magic is resurgent trouble her nights.


Spires of Spirit  (Roc, 1997.)


A collection of stories set in the Inquisitor series.


Strands of Starlight  (Signet, 1989, Orbit, 1990.)


Inquisition #1.


Miriam is accused of witchcraft, raped by a man whose life she saved, eventually rescued by elves and trained as a warrior.  Later she gets revenge for her wrongs when she leads the defense against her attacker's assault on a peaceful village.


Strands of Sunlight  (Roc, 1994.)


Inquisition #4.


The last of her own breed of elves finds a way to cross into our own world in the 20th Century, where she discovers a new version of her race has been evolving from a subset of humanity.




Blue Ghost, The  (Random House, 2005.)


                A young girl encounters an odd ghost.




Amazing Stories   (Charter, 1986.)


A collection of unrelated stories, all originally episodes of the television program of the same name.


Amazing Stories, Volume II  (Charter, 1986.)


A collection of unrelated stories, all originally episodes of the television program of the same name.


Satyrday  (Putnam, 1980, Berkley, 1982.)


A magical owl and a legion or ravens conspire to steal the moon. 




Judgment Day   (White Wolf, 2004.)


A World of Darkness novel.


                Duelling sorcerers in the contemporary world.


BAUM, L. FRANK  (Note that there are Oz books written by other writers, which are listed in the Appendix for multi-author series. Also writes Science Fiction.)


American Fairy Tales  (Dover, 1978.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz  (Reilly & Britton,  1908, Del Rey, 1979, Peter Smith, 1984, Troll, 1985, Books of Wonder, 1990, Watermill, 1993.)


Oz #4.


Dorothy and the Wizard are lost in a fabulous underground world where they make friends, have adventures, and eventually find their way back to the surface.


Dot and Tot of Merryland  (Hill, 1901, Books of Wonder, 1994.)


Two children stumble into a magical land consisting of seven very different valleys.  The local queen befriends the children, but when they start to think about going home, they become worried that she will not let them leave.  For young readers.


Emerald City of Oz, The  (Reilly & Britton 1910, Del Rey, 1979, Books of Wonder, 1988, Amereon, 1989, Peter Smith, 1990.)


Oz #6.


An evil king frustrated by Dorothy in the past is out to conquer all of Oz with his army. 


Enchanted Island of Yew, The  (Donahue, 1903, Books of Wonder, 1996, Wildside, 2000.)


                A fairly standard fairy tale about a magical being who wants to be transformed into an heroic human.


Glinda of Oz  (Reilly & Lee, 1920, Del Rey, 1981.)


Oz #14.


Dorothy is on a mission to an enchanted island to avert a war, but instead finds herself imprisoned.


Land of Oz, The  (Reilly & Britton, 1904, Avon Camelot, 1968, Airmont, 1968, Peter Smith, 1969, J.M. Dent, 1975, Del Rey, 1979, Morrow, 1985, Amereon, 1994.   As The Marvelous Land of Oz, Dover, 1961, Scholastic, 1967.)


Oz #2.


A young boy and two friends escape a witch and make their way to the Emerald City to discover the secret of his parents.


Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The  (Bowen Merrill, 1902, Stevens & Brown, 1902, Dover, 1983, Peter Smith, 1986, New American Library, 1994.)


Baum's version of the origin, life, and character of Santa Claus.


Little Wizard Stories of Oz  (Morrow, 1994, Books of Wonder, 1994.)


Oz series.


A collection of short stories set in Oz.


Lost Princess of Oz, The  (Reilly & Britton, 1917, Del Rey, 1980, Amereon, 1989.)


Oz #11.


Princess Ozma and every magical instrument in Oz have disappeared.  Dorothy and her companions set out to discover what has happened to them.


Magic of Oz, The  (Reilly & Britton, 1919, Scholastic, ?, Del Rey, 1981, Amereon, 1993, Rand McNally, ?, Morrow, 1999.)


Oz #13.


A rival king uses magic to change the residents of the Emerald City into animals.


Marvelous Land of Oz, The.  (See The Land of Oz.)


New Wizard of Oz, The.  (See The Wizard of Oz.)


Ozma of Oz  (Del Rey, 1979. Reilly & Britton, 1907, as Princess Ozma of Oz.  Aerie, ?, Morrow, 1989.)


Oz #3.


Dorothy is back in Oz, where she helps a friend rescue her family from an evil king. 


Ozma of Oz and The Marvelous Land of Oz  (Dover, 1985.)


                Two books in one volume.


Patchwork Girl of Oz, The  (Reilly & Britton, 1913, Del Rey, 1979, Peter Smith, 1992, Books of Wonder, 1995.)


Oz #7.


A toy girl is brought to life for a series of adventures involving a boy trying to rescue his uncle from a magic spell.


Policeman Bluejay  (Scholars Facsimiles, 1981.)


                Two children are transformed into birds and discover parallels among them to human life.


Princess Ozma of Oz.  (See Ozma of Oz.)


Queen Zixi of Ix  (?, 1905, Peter Smith, 1978, Dover, 1985.)


                A magical cloak helps a peasant boy become king after he is chosen by a lottery for that position.


Rinkitink in Oz  (Reilly & Britton, 1916, Del Rey, 1980, Morrow/Books of Wonder, 1998.)


Oz #10.

Repeating a frequent theme in this series, another evil king has kidnapped some adults who need to be rescued by children.


Road to Oz, The  (Reilly & Britton, 1909, Del Rey, 1979, Morrow, 1991, Puffin, 1993, Amereon, 1997.)


Oz #5.


Dorothy meets a new circle of friends and has various adventures on her way to a birthday party.


Scarecrow of Oz, The  (Reilly & Britton, 1915, Del Rey, 1980, Watermill, 1992, Amereon, 1996.)


Oz #9.


Another evil king plots against the Emerald City, only to be thwarted by a small group of heroes.


Sea Fairies, The  (Reilly & Britton, 1911, Books of Wonder, ?)


Trot #1.


Not seen.


Sky Island  (Reilly & Britton, 1912, Books of Wonder, 1988.)


Trot #2.


Adventures in the sky with some crossover characters from the Oz books..


Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo, The  (Dover, 1968, Peter Smith, 1991, Amereon, 1993.)


                Not seen.


Tik-Tok of Oz  (Reilly & Britton, 1914, Del Rey, 1980, Books of Wonder, 1990, Watermill, 1992, Amereon, 1994, Morrow 1996.)


Oz #8.


A new heroine appears in the series, shipwrecked in Oz just in time to be involved in an invasion and a rescue mission.


Tin Woodman of Oz, The  (Reilly & Britton, 1918, Del Rey, 1980.)


Oz #12.


The Tin Woodman is off in search of love, who has been afflicted with nasty spells.


Twinkle Tales, The  (University of Nebraska, 2005.)


                Collection of related stories.


Wizard of Oz, The  (Hill, 1900, (Hodder, 1906, Crest, 1960, Avon, 1967, Gold Medal, 1968, Scholastic, 1968, Lancer, 1968, Del Rey, 1979, Holt, 1983, Amereon, 1985, Hotho, 1986, Books of Wonder, 1987, Play Mask Books, 1991, Crescent, 1994, Grosset & Dunlap, 1994, Shambhala, 1994, Dover, 1995, Puffin, 1995, Turtleback, 1995, North South Books, 1996, , Random House, 1997.  .Bobbs Merrill, 1903, as The New Wizard of Oz.  As The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Dover, 1960, Airmont, 1965, Peter Smith, 1978, J.M. Dent, 1979, Buccaneer, 1981, Cornerstone, 1987, Watermill, 1991, Troll, 1992, Ibooks, 2001.)


Oz #1.


Dorothy's first adventure in the marvelous land over the rainbow, defeating the wicked witch, unmasking the mysterious wizard, and eventually finding her way home.


Wizard of Oz to Read Aloud, The  (Wonder, 1963, abridged and adapted by Oscar Weigle.)


Shortened version of The Wizard of Oz.


Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The  (See The Wizard of Oz.)




Blackgloom Bounty, The  (Five Star, 2006.)


                An apprentice magician hatches a plot against another whom he suspects of having evil intentions.




Eggchild, The  (Faber, 1978, Dutton, 1979, Ace, 1985.)


A relatively gentle fantasy about a young girl who discovers a dragon's lair and who is befriended by a flying horse.


BEACH, LYNN  (Pseudonym of Kathryn Lance, who writes Science Fiction under that name. Also writes Science Fiction and  Horror.)


Haunted Castle of Ravencurse, The  (Avon, 1985.)


                A multi-path gamebook.


Invaders from Darkland  (Avon, 1986.)


                A multi-path gamebook.




Dance for Emilia, A  (Roc, 2000.)


                A short story published in book form about a man whose spirit returns to possess a cat and communicate with his friends.


Fantasy Worlds of Peter S. Beagle, The  (Viking, 1978, Del Rey, 1979, Souvenir Press, 1980.)


Omnibus collection of Lila the Werewolf, The Last Unicorn, A Fine and Private Place, and Come, Lady Death.


Fine and Private Place, A  (Viking, 1960, Muller, 1961, Corgi, 1963, Roc, Ballantine, 1969, Souvenir, 1980, Unwin, 1982, Roc, 1992, Penguin, 1992, Lightyear, 1993, New American Library, 1994, Tachyon, 2007.)


Ghosts of the residents of a cemetery interact as the background to a touching love affair between two dead people.  They are tied to the ground in which they have been interred, and a crisis develops when family members decide to relocate one of their bodies.


First Last Unicorn and Other Beginnings, The  (Tachyon, 2012.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Folk of the Air, The  (Del Rey, 1986, Headline, 1987.)


The protagonist is puzzled by a former friend's activities in a medievalist society, some of whose members seem to be more than just playacting.  In fact, a witch proves to have genuine powers, and the personality she has summoned out of time intends to make the mock war into a real one.


Giant Bones  (Roc, 1997.)


                Collection of related stories set in the world of The Innkeeperís Song.


Innkeeper's Song, The  (Roc, 1993.)


A group of adventurers work out their destinies at a remote inn, including one who seeks the revivified woman with whom he is in love.  Various diverse conflicts are all tied together.


Last Unicorn, The  (Viking, 1968,  Bodley Head, 1968, Ballantine, 1969, Roc, 1991, New American Library, 1994.)


The apparent last unicorn in a magical world sets off with a testy young woman and a not particularly competent wizard to discover if any more of her kind exist.  A witty, gently adventurous fantasy made into a full length animated movie.


Lila the Werewolf  (Capra, 1974.)


Short story in pamphlet form.


Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche and Other Odd Acquaintances, The  (Tachyon, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Tamsin  (Roc, 1999.)


                A young girl moves to England and meets a three hundred year old ghost.  Together they explore the world of the lingering dead as the ghost seeks her lover and the living girl a point to her life.


Unicorn Sonata, The  (Turner, 1996.)


                A young girl is lured by magical music into another world where unicorns still exist.


We Never Talk About My Brother (Tachyon, 2009.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Guns of Ivrea, The (Solaris, 2016.)


Fantasy set at sea.


Witch of Torinia, The (Solaris, 2017.)


A witch plans to introduce demons into an alternate world.




War in Heaven, The  (Pocket, 2000.)


Eternal Warriors #1.


                A young man is enlisted in the battle between Heaven and Hell, and resents being chosen as God's warrior against his will.


World in Shadows, The  (Pocket, 2002.)


Eternal Warriors #2.


                Several teenagers rely on their faith when demons provoke their friends into assaulting people.




Lightning in the Bottle  (Nelson, 1981.)


Eorthe #2.


Not seen.


Magician's Bane  (Nelson, 1980.)


Eorthe #1.


A wizard recruits the help of two teenagers to travel to a magical kingdom and rescue a group of kidnapped children.


When the Gods Returned  (Del Rey, 1986.)


A powerful wizard is sent through time and space to ancient Mexico, where he tangles with the Aztec gods.  There he takes advantage of the animosity between the poor majority and the handful of aristocrats who dominate society.


BEAR, ELIZABETH  (See collaboration with Sarah Monette.  Also writes Science Fiction.)


All the Windwracked Stars  (Tor, 2008.)


Muire #1.




Blood and Iron  (Roc, 2006.)


Promethean Age #1.


                The emissary of a fairy ruler kidnaps human children, and sometimes not so human.


By the Mountain Bound  (Tor, 2009.)


Prequel to All the Windwracked Stars.


A mysterious woman's presence upsets a society.


Chains That You Refuse, The  (Night Shade, 2007.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Hell and Earth  (Roc, 2008.)


Promethean Age #4.


Marley travels to alternate realities to protect the queen from monsters.


Ink and Steel  (Roc, 2008.)


Promethean Age #3.


Kit Marley is murdered and resurrected.


New Amsterdam  (Subterranean, 2007.)


Collection of related stories.


One-Eyed Jack (Prime, 2014.)


Conflict among the avatars of Las Vegas.


Range of Ghosts  (Tor, 2012.)


Celadon #1.


Two people battle a cult in a fantasy world.


Sea Thy Mistress, The  (Tor, 2010.)


Muire #2.


An immortal battles an evil goddess.


Shattered Pillars (Tor, 2013.)


Celadon #2.




Steles of the Sky (Tor, 2014.)




Whiskey and Water  (Roc, 2007.)


Promethean Age #2.


                The human protector of New York City must find the fey creature responsible for a murder.


BEAR, GREG  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


All the Windwracked Stars  (Tor, 2008.)


In a far distant future, an immortal searches for another of her kind.


Bear's Fantasies: Six Stories in Old Paradigms  (Wildside, 1992.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


By the Mountain Bound  (Tor, 2009.)


Prequel to All the Windwracked Stars.


The Norse gods in the future.


Infinity Concerto, The  (Berkley, 1984, Legend, 1988.)


Song of Power #1


A particular piece of music has the power to open the gateway between our world and one ruled by the Sidhe, a dangerous place that provides a great challenge to a man from our time who crosses over.


Serpent Mage, The  (Berkley, 1986, Legend, 1988.)


Song of Power #2


Having escaped the land of the Sidhe, the protagonist seeks to resume his life in our world.  To his dismay, the Sidhe and the magic that surrounds them seem to have crossed over in his wake, and the elusive Loch Ness Monster may be about to manifest itself as well.


Songs of Earth and Power  (Legend, 1992, Tor, 1994.)


Omnibus of The Infinity Concerto and The Serpent Mage.




Bored of the Rings  (Signet, 1969, Roc, 1993, Gollancz, 2001, as by The Harvard Lampoon.)


A farcical send up of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, more silly than witty and a shade too long for what it was.




Last Garrison, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2011.)


A Dungeons and Dragons novel.






Under the Hill  (Grove Press, 1968, Paddington, 1977.)


A profusely illustrated rendition of the legend of Venus and Tannhauser.




Magic Deer, The  (Wordcraft, 1993.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


BEAUCLERK, HELEN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Green Lacquer Pavilion, The  (Doran, 1926, Collins, 1926.)


Not seen.  An oriental screen is the gateway to a world of magic.


Love of the Foolish Angel, The  (Collins, 1929, Cosmopolitan, 1929.)


Not seen.  A fallen angel falls in love with a mortal.




Twelve Kings in Sharakhai (DAW, 2015.)


Shattered Sands #1.




Winds of Khalakovo, The  (Night Shade, 2011.)


A supernatural assassination threatens the future of a magical land.


With Blood Upon the Sand (DAW, 2017.)


BEAUMONT, CHARLES  (Also writes Horror.)


Best of Beaumont  (Bantam, 1982.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Charles Beaumont:  Selected Stories  (See The Howling Man.)


Howling Man, The  (Tor, 1992. Dark Harvest, 1988, as Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Hunger and Other Stories, The  (Putnam, 1958, Bantam, 1959. Panther, 1964, as Shadow Play, with slightly different contents.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Magic Man, The  (Gold Medal, 1965.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Night Ride and Other Journeys  (Bantam, 1960.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Shadow Play  (See The Hunger.)


Yonder  (Bantam, 1958.)


Collection of unrelated stories, some of which are fantasy.


BEAUMONT, NINA  (Pseudonym of Nina Gettler.)


Across Time  (Harlequin, 1994.)


                A woman is magically transported back through time into the body of her ancestor.  In her new time and circumstances, she struggles to escape the fate she knows is coming, and manages to get romantically involved at the same time.


Twice Upon a Time  (Harlequin, 1996.)


                After being bewitched into leading a new life, a woman feels that she has been unfairly punished, but eventually discovers real love and changes her mind.




Hidden Arrow of Maether, The  (Delacorte, 2000, Dell Yearling, 2002.)


                A young girl flees her stepfather when he tries to force her to worship a demon.  Her adventures bring her to a mystical land where she finds a new home.


BEBRIS, CARRIE A.  (See also collaboration with William W. Connors.)


Deception at Lyme, The  (Tor, 2011.)


Mr and Mrs Darcy #5.


Murderer vs psychic.


Intrigue at Highbury, The (Tor, 2010.)


Mr and Mrs Darcy #4.


A psychic investigates a murder.


Pool of Radiance: The Ruins of Myth Drannor  (Wizards of the Coast, 2000, based on the computer game script by Sarah W. Stocker and Ken Eklund.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


                Four unlikely heroes get involved with a mysterious pool of magical water and a sinister cult.


Matters at Mansfield, The  (Tor, 2010.)


Mr and Mrs Darcy #5.




North by Northanger  (Tor, 2009.)


Mr and Mrs. Darcy #3.


A woman with psychic powers solves a mystery.


Pride and Prescience  (Forge, 2004.)


Mr and Mrs. Darcy #1.


                A supernatural murder mystery in Jane Austen's London.


Suspense and Sensibility  (Forge, 2005.)


Mr and Mrs Darcy #2.


                The Darcys battle a supernaturally empowered mirror.


BECK, L. ADAMS  (See also L. Moresby.)


House of Fulfillment, The  (Unwin, 1927, Cosmopolitan, 1928.)


Confused occult adventure involving mind-reading, levitation, and astral projection.


Openers of the Gate: Stories of the Occult, The  (Cosmopolitan, 1930.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Perfume of the Rainbow, The  (Benn, 1931.)


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


Way of Stars, The  (Dodd Mead, 1925.) 


The discovery of an Atlantean tomb is the presage to a world wide war involving both military and supernatural forces.




House on Durrow Street, The  (Ballantine Spectra, 2010.)


Ivy Quent #2.


Mrs. Quent returns to solve the mystery of a magical house that might be the key to a coven of sorcerers.


Magicians and Mrs. Quent, The  (Bantam, 2008.)


Ivy Quent #1.


A woman resorts to magic in an effort to restore her father's well being.




Episodes of Vathek, The.  (See Vathek.)


Vathek  (Originally published in 1787 in French. Swift, 1912, Four Square, 1966, Ballantine, 1971, Scholars Facsimiles, 1972, Oxford, 1985..  Hippocrene, 1995, as The Episodes of Vathek.)


A tapestry of Arabian nights style themes.  An ambitious caliph makes a deal with a supernatural deity to increase his power and influence, travels to Hell, and ultimately gets trapped there.


Vathek and Other Stories  (Pickering & Chatto, 1993, Penguin, 1995.)


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




Where Magic Dwells  (Dell, 1994.)


                A woman whose life is dedicated to her children and who possesses magical powers with which to defend them, meets her match when a knight arrives on a mission to kidnap one of the youngsters.  But the knight is also captivated by her, and the two ultimately fall in love.




Darker Magic, A  (Atheneum, 1987, Avon Flare, 1989.)


The reappearance of a mysterious magic show presages the latest attempts of the sinister inhabitants of another realm to kidnap people from our own world. 


Nightingale, The  (Clarion, 1992.)


                A retelling of the classic fairy tale.


Painted Devil  (Atheneum, 1994.)


Magic #2.


                A visit from a peculiar aunt causes some children to become involved in the aftermath of a long forgotten magic show and its sinister puppets.


Redwork  (Atheneum, 1990, Avon Flare, 1992.)


Two youngsters become friends with a reclusive man who is actually an alchemist searching for knowledge.




Winterwood (DAW, 2016.)


Rowankind #1.


Magic in 1800.




Temple of the Ten, The (Donald Grant, 1973. Magazine appearance 1921.)


Marginal adventure in Afghanistan with some telepathy.




Romance of Tristan and Iseult, The  (Knopf, 1945, Vintage, 1965.)


                The classic myth retold.




Guardian Angel  (Telos, 2003.)


                A sexy guardian angel has to recover the lost soul of the man she was supposed to be looking after.




Contrary Tale of Butterfly Girl, The (Angry Robot, 2015.)




Singular & Extraordinary Tale of Mirror & Goliath, The (Angry Robot, 2015.)






Distant Lurs, The (See The Faraway Lurs)


Faraway Lurs, The  (World, 1963, Avon, 1976, GK Hall, 1981, Putnam, 1982.   Gollancz, 1964, as The Distant Lurs.)


A story of doomed love in a mythical with minimal magic quality outside of occasional mention of witchcraft. 




Daughter of the Sword (Roc, 2013.)


Fated Blades #1.


A detective tracks down a magical sword in contemporary Tokyo.


Disciple of the Wind (Roc, 2015.)


Fated Blades #3.




Year of the Demon (Roc, 2013.)


Fated Blades #2.






Brotherhood of the Wheel, The (Tor, 2016.)


Wheel #1.


Urban fantasy about a truck driver who investigates the abduction of children.


Night Dahlia, The  (Tor, 2018.)


Latham Ballard #2.


The search for a missing woman in a world where fairies live openly in our world.


Nightwise (Tor, 2015.)


Latham Ballard #1.




Queen of Swords, The (Tor, 2017.)


Golgotha #3.


Female assassins in a fantasy world.


Shotgun Arcana, The (2014)


Golgotha #2.


Six-Gun Tarot, The (2014)


Golgotha #1.




Ninth Circle, The  (Gollancz, 2008.)


A magical secret agent in Eastern Europe.


BELL, CLARE  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Clan Ground  (Atheneum, 1984, Dell Laurel, 1987.)


Ratha #2.


The wildcat who mastered the use of fire faces a new challenge when a newcomer joins the tribe.   Ostensibly an ally, Shongshar eventually challenges Ratha for the role of clan leader.


Jaguar Princess, The  (Tor, 1993.)


Ratha #4.


A slave girl living in the Aztec Empire discovers she has the power to transform into a jaguar, but struggles to repress her more violent side.  Unfortunately, the local priesthood discovers her secret and is determined to sacrifice her on their altar.


Ratha and the Thistle-Chaser  (McElderry, 1990.)


Ratha #3.


Drought has made life precarious for a clan of intelligent wildcats, so their leader makes the decision to move to a new hunting ground.


Ratha's Challenge  (McElderry, 1995.)


Ratha #5.


The rivalry between two clans of feral cats erupts into violence.


Ratha's Creature  (Athenuem, 1983, Dell Laurel, 1987.)


Ratha #1.


A fantasy adventure for younger readers with a completely non-human cast of characters.  Ratha is a predator who discovers the use of fire and is subsequently banished by her tribe.  On her own, she survives the dangers of the forest long enough to make a new place for herself.




Mojo and the Pickle Jar  (Tor, 1991.)


A wild and original fantasy about a jar that may or may not contain a demon, or maybe something even worse, an incantation that lets the Hounds of Hell run free in the world, and a man with a tattoo who just might be able to save the day.


BELL, HILARI  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Fall of a Kingdom  (?, 2003, Simon Pulse, 2005.)


Farsala #1.


                A nation that has never been conquered is over confident when faced with a new threat, and three young people are unable to convince them that the situation is different this time.


Goblin Wood, The  (Harpercollins, 2003, Eos, 2004.)


                A witch raises an army of goblins.


Prophecy, The  (Harper, 2006.)


                A young prince discovers a way to kill a dragon.


Rise of a Hero  (Hyperion, 2005.)


Farsala #2.


                Three young people use their wits to help their country in a major war.


Songs of Power  (Hyperion, 2000.)


                Young adult novel about Inuit magic.


Wizard Test, The  (Harper, 2005, Eos, 2006.)


                A would be wizard discovers that he lacks the talent.


BELL, JADRIEN  (Pseudonym of Christie Golden, whom see.)


A.D. 999  (Ace, 1999.)


                Satan attempts to take over the world during the end of the first millennium, but is thwarted by a monk and a witch, who defeat him by calling upon the power of benevolent magic.


BELLAIRS, JOHN  (See collaborations which follow. Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Chessmen of Doom, The  (Dial, 1989, Bantam Skylark, 1991, Peter Smith, 1992.)


Johnny Dixon #7.


An inheritance and a mysterious house lead to danger.


Curse of the Blue Figurine, The  (Dial, 1983, Bantam Skylark, 1984.)


Johnny Dixon #1.


A young boy brings a magical figurine home from the library and becomes the victim of a weird curse.


Dark Secret of Weatherend, The  (Dial, 1984, Bantam Skylark, 1986, Puffin, 1997.)


Anthony Monday #2.


A young boy discovers that a mysterious curse will actually bring an end to the world if it isnít averted.


Eyes of the Killer Robot, The  (Dial, 1986, Bantam Skylark, 1987.)


Johnny Dixon #5.


A mad scientist has created uncanny robots through a mysterious process known only to himself, while a young boy has visitations from a ghostly figure apparently trying to warn him of a terrible danger.


Face in the Frost, The  (MacMillan, 1969, Ace, 1978, Collier, 1991, Olmstead, 2000.)


A rash of odd occurrences indicate the presence of a powerful new magician, whose image sometimes appears briefly in the frost that has come unnaturally soon.  Roger Bacon and a friend decide to solve the mystery, encountering an unusually clever set of adventures along the way.


Figure in the Shadows, The  (Dial, 1975, Dell Yearling, 1978, Puffin, 1993.)


Chubby Lewis #2.


The young hero of this series finds a magic amulet that he thinks will protect him, but which actually bears an ancient curse.


House with a Clock in Its Walls  (Dial, 1973, Dell Yearling, 1974, Puffin, 1993.)


Chubby Lewis #1.


A house filled with secret passages and mysterious rooms seems like great fun to a young boy whose uncle is a genuine wizard.  Unfortunately, the house used to belong to an evil sorcerer whose curse threatens to destroy the world.


Lamp from the Warlock's Tomb, The  (Dial, 1988, Bantam Skylark, 1989.)


Anthony Monday #3.


A magic lamp releases an evil force that threatens the entire world.


Letter, the Witch, and the Ring, The  (Dial, 1976, Dell Yearling, 1977, Puffin, 1993.)


Chubby Lewis #3.


A fresh set of characters is drawn into the suspenseful adventures of a house that was once home to an evil magician and still retains many of his spells and artifacts.


Mansion in the Mist  (Dial, 1992, Puffin, 1992.)


Anthony Monday #4.


A magic trunk transports two people to an alternate world which is planning to invade our universe.


Mummy, the Will, and the Crypt, The  (Dial, 1983, Bantam Skylark, 1988, Puffin, 1996.)


Johnny Dixon #2.


A boy searching for a missing will encounters a ghost.


Pedant and the Shuffly, The  (Macmillan, 1968.)


Not seen.  An evil magician is defeated.


Revenge of the Wizard's Ghost, The  (Dial, 1985, Bantam Skylark, 1986, Puffin, 1997.)


Johnny Dixon #3.


Our recurring hero begins acting strangely after he is possessed by a nasty spirit.


Secret of the Underground Room, The  (Dial, 1990, Puffin, 1992.)


Johnny Dixon #8.


A long dead but still animate knight is behind the disappearance of the protagonistís friend.


Spell of the Sorceror's Skull, The  (Dial, 1984, Bantam Skylark, 1985, Puffin, 1997.)


Johnny Dixon #4.


Dixon finds a secret compartment inside a magical clock and inadvertently releases a demonic creature.


Treasure of Alpheus Winterborn, The  (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978, Bantam Skylark, 1980, Puffin, 1997.)


Anthony Monday #1.


A young boy searches a mysterious house for a concealed treasure brought there from Egypt.


Trolley to Yesterday, The  (Dial, 1989, Bantam Skylark, 1990.)


Johnny Dixon #6.


Johnny is off to another round of adventures, this time by means of a time machine that takes him back to the Turkish invasions in the 15th Century.


BELLAIRS, JOHN & STRICKLAND, BRAD  (The following novels were completed by Strickland after Bellairs' death.)


Bell, the Book, and the Spellbinder, The  (Dial, 1997.)


A Johnny Dixon novel.


                The recurring protagonist battles another evil sorcerer.


Doom of the Haunted Opera, The  (Dial, 1995.)


A Chubby Wilson novel.


An old opera score is found, which when played will waken the dead to conquer the world.


Drum, the Doll, and The Zombie, The  (Dial, 1994, Puffin, 1997.)


A Johnny Dixon novel.


Johnny rescues an elderly professor from the attentions of a voodoo cult.


Ghost in the Mirror, The  (Dial, 1993, Puffin, 1994.)


A Chubby Wilson novel.


A young girl and a witch inadvertently travel back through time to 1828 Pennsylvania where an evil sorcerer must be defeated.


Johnny Dixon in the Hands of the Necromancer  (Dial, 1996.)


A Johnny Dixon novel.


An evil wizard tries to seize a magical artifact which will give him the power to conquer the world.


Vengeance of the Witchfinder  (Dial, 1993.)


A Chubby Wilson novel.


The ghost of an insane wizard causes trouble in modern times.


Wrath of the Grinning Ghost, The  (Dial, 1999.)


A Johnny Dixon novel.


                Another ghost menaces Johnny Dixon and his friends.


BELLAMY, EDWARD  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Blindmanís World and Other Stories, The  (Houghton Mifflin, 1898.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Miss Ludingtonís Sister  (Osgood, 1884.)


                Not seen.  A novel of the occult.




Silver City, The  (Severn House, 1994.)


Silver City #1.


Not seen.


Wolf Within, The  (Severn House, 1995.)


Silver City #2.


Not seen.




Broken Goddess, The  (Penguin, 1993, Roc, 1994, translated from the German by Anthea Bell.  German edition, 1990.)


An academic from our world pursues a beautiful woman through a series of fantastic adventures in the world of fairy.  Thereís a strong religious message.


Stone and the Flute, The  (Viking, 1986, Penguin, 1987, translated from the German by Anthea Bell.  German edition, 1983.)


A wandering minstrel with a magic flute comes of age against the backdrop of the Arthurian age and the quest for the Holy Grail.




Wicked Enchantment, The  (Harcourt, Brace & World, 1955, Ace, 1986.)


A small town in Europe is transformed into a hotbed of anger when a pair of statues disappear mysteriously from their midst.  Meanwhile, a young girl who runs away from home to join the circus uncovers the solution to the mystery, and helps thwart the villain.  For younger readers.




Enchantress  (Zebra, 1996.)


                A romance novel set in Camelot.  A woman casts a spell to bring herself a champion, and instead gets a masterful man who teaches her the meaning of love.


Taste of Heaven, A  (Zebra, 1993.)


An unhappy schoolteacher is visiting the family estate when a magical ring transports her back through time and into the arms of a romantic lover in the early days of New Orleans in this romance novel.


BENEDICT, LYN (Pseudonym of Lane Robins.)


Ghosts & Echoes  (Ace, 2010.)


Shadows Inquiries #2.


A robbery has magical overtones.


Gods & Monsters (Ace, 2011.)


Shadows Inquiries #3.




Lies & Omens  (Ace, 2012.)


Shadows Inquiries #4.




Sins & Shadows  (Ace, 2009.)


Shadows Inquiries #1.


A private detective deals with a god who hires her to find a lost lover.


BENET, STEPHEN VINCENT  (Also writes Horror.)


Devil and Daniel Webster,The  (Archway, 1967.)


Collection of unrelated stories.




Flying King of Kurio, The  (?, 1926.)


Not seen.  A children's fantasy.




Gates of Heaven, The  (DAW, 2003.)


Seven Brothers #3.


                Prince Llesho has found most of his missing brothers, but he's made some powerful enemies in the process.


Lords of Grass and Thunder  (DAW, 2005.)


                Set in the same universe as the Seven Brothers series.  The heir to the throne discovers that he has deadly enemies.


Prince of Dreams, The  (DAW, 2002.)


Seven Brothers #2.


                The protagonist has rescued his young brothers from slavery and enlisted supernatural powers on his behalf, but he still has a long way to go to reclaim his heritage.


Prince of Shadows, The  (DAW, 2001.)


Seven Brothers #1.


                A young boy is sold into slavery when his homeland is conquered, and later wins his freedom and sets out to rescue his brothers and regain the throne.




Bowl of Baal, The  (Donald Grant, 1975.  Magazine serial 1916.)


                The discovery of a lost race and surviving dinosaurs in the middle of a desert.




Little Witch  (Lippincott, 1953, Scholastic, 1973.)


A comical witch turns a bunch of children into potted plants.


BENNETT, CHERIE  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Angel Kisses  (Avon, 1996.)


Teen Angel #3.


Melody returns to Earth as an angel assigned to help a spoiled brat change her ways.  But Melody discovers that's easier said than done.


Heaven Can't Wait  (Avon, 1996.)


Teen Angel #1.


An angel returns to earth to help a rock star whose life is spiralling toward disaster..


Heaven Help Us  (Avon, 1996.)


Teen Angel #4.


An angel is sent to a prison for young people.  Her mission is to help the most unpopular girl there, and she can't leave until it's done.


Love Never Dies  (Avon, 1996.)


Teen Angel #2.


Disguised as a ski instructor, an angel endangers her hopes of heaven by helping a young woman.


Love Without End  (Avon, 1996.)


Teen Angel #6.


                An angel helps her younger sister get over the grief of her death.


Nightmare in Heaven  (Avon, 1996.)


Teen Angel #5.


                When an angelís earthly rival dies and arrives in heaven, all the old rivalries and frustrations reappear.


BENNETT, DANIELLE  (See collaboration with Jaida Jones.)




Chasing Embers


Ben Garston #1.


Raising Fire (Orbit, 2017.)


Ben Garston #2.




BENNETT, JANICE  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Across Forever  (Pinnacle, 1994.)


A balloon ride carries an artist from 1993 to 1851, where her knowledge of the forthcoming Napoleonic Wars spurs her to try to alert people to the danger.  She gets sidetracked into romance instead.


Christmas Keepsake, A  (Zebra, 1991.)


                A snowball ornament magically transports a woman back through time where she meets the man of her dreams.


Forever in Time  (Zebra, 1990.)


A lonely woman magically transports a soldier from the Napoleonic era to the present, and provides him with the information that will win an important battle back in his own time if he can somehow return.  One of the growing list of time travel romances from this author.


Lady's Champion, A  (Zebra, 1994.)


Romance novel set against the backdrop of a mildly haunted training school.


Matchmaking Ghost, The  (Kensington, 1998.)


                A ghost takes a hand in a romance.


Timely Affair, A  (Zebra, 1990.)


                A woman is transported back to the early 19th Century after seeing a portrait of the man she is destined to love.


Touch of Forever, A  (Zebra, 1992.)


A young woman finds a secret passage that carries her back through time and into the arms of a handsome aristocrat.




Killing the Moon (Pocket, 2011.)


Arcadia Bell #1.




Summoning the Moon  (Pocket, 2012.)


Arcadia Bell #2.


A witch runs a tavern that caters to nonhumans.




Fabulous Wink, The  (Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1951.  Hart-Davis, 1951, as The Wink.)


A whimsical fantasy about the consequences of a miraculous wink from a madonna in a rural church.


Wink, The.  (See The Fabulous Wink.)


BENNETT, LAURA GILMOUR  (Pseudonym of Justine Harlow.)


By All That Is Sacred  (Avon, 1991.)


                Romance novel involving reincarnation.


BENNETT, ROBERT JACKSON  (Also writes Horror.)


City of Blades (Jo Fletcher, 2016.)


City #2.




City of Stairs (Broadway, 2014.)


City #1.


Upheaval in a fantasy city.




By Fire Above (Tor, 2018.)


Guns Above, The (Tor, 2017.)


Signal Airship #1.


Military fantasy.


BENSON, AMBER  (See also horror collaborations with Christopher Golden.)


Cat's Claw  (Ace, 2010.)


Calliope Reaper-Jones #2.


The devil's daughter has to repay a debt to Cerberus.


Death's Daughter  (Ace, 2009.)


Calliope Reaper-Jones #1.


A daughter of the devil tries to make a life for herself in the human world.


End of Magic, The (Ace, 2017.)


Witches #3.


A group seeks to end all magic in the world.


Golden Age of Death, The  (Ace, 2013.)


Calliope Reaper-Jones #5.




How to Be Death  (Ace, 2012.)


Calliope Reaper-Jones #4.




Last Dream Keeper, The (Ace, 2016.)


Witches #2.


Witches battle a cult of evil.


Serpent's Storm  (Ace, 2011.)


Calliope Reaper-Jones #3.


Family problems between the devil's daughters.


Witches of Echo Park, The (Ace, 2015.)


Witches #1.




BENSON, ROBERT HUGH  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Light Invisible, The  (Isbister, 1903.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Amaranth  (Avon, 1984.)


Twin sisters are born under a cloud, a prophecy that one of them must die.  An odd fantasy that shifts back and forth between two worlds, with Druidic magic, ancient curses, more than a touch of romance, and some mild adventure.




Living Alone  (Macmillan, 1919.)


Not seen.  Contemporary witches.




Sometime After the Equinox  (Tower, 1981.)


A magic potion sends a modern man back 11,000 years to a world where faeries exist and magic is real.  With their help, he embarks on a quest to oppose a threat to the nature of time and the future of Earth.




Fall of the Templar, The  (Orchard, 2007.)


Grey Griffins #3.


Kids battle Morgan La Fay.


Revenge of the Shadow King, The  (Orchard, ?)


Grey Griffins #1.




Rise of the Black Wolf, The  (Orchard, ?)


Grey Griffins #2.




BERBERICK, NANCY VARIAN  (See also collaboration with Linda Baker.)


Child of Elvish, A  (Ace, 1992.)


Elvish #2.


Dark sorcery threatens a land occupied by humans and elves.  Salvation lies in recovery of a set of magical jewels which were used by a previous queen to oppose a similar attack. But the jewels can only be used by one person, a newborn baby whose life is threatened by the sorcerer.


Dalamar the Dark  (Wizards of the Coast, 2000.)


A Dragonlance novel.


                A humble servant reveals that he has magical powers only when the threat of war looms over the land and he feels he must use them to defend his nation.


Inheritance, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2001.)


A Dragonlance novel.


                An elf woman is kidnapped by a band of outlaws, with whom she begins to feel a sympathetic bond after her own people fail to rescue her.


Jewels of Elvish, The  (TSR, 1989.)


Elvish #1.


An alliance between humans and elves is threatened by the machinations of an evil sorcerer and the disappearance of a magical jewel.  The protagonist recovers the jewel and saves the day.


Lioness, The (Wizards of the Coast, 2002.)


A Magic the Gathering novel.


                A young woman is the king's lover in public but secretly the leader of a band of warriors who combat enemies of the kingdom.


Panther's Hoard, The  (Ace, 1994.)


Garroc #2.


A dwarf defies his own people to fulfill his vow to protect a human child from mercenaries and sorcerers in the chaos following the fall of Camelot.  By doing so, he makes a new life for himself.


Prisoner of Haven  (Wizards of the Coast, 2004.)


A Dragonlance novel.


                Two women must forget their old rivalries when their city is captured.


Shadow of the Seventh Moon  (Ace, 1991.)


Garroc #1.


The last of the dwarves survives long enough to find a sympathetic human woman who will listen to his tales of his people's doomed but heroic battle to resist extinction at the hand of the human race.


Stormblade  (TSR, 1988.)


A Dragonlance Heroes novel.


A magical sword fashioned by dwarves is stolen, one of their number sets ot on an heroic quest to recover the artifact and return it to its rightful owners.




Ozma and the Wayward Wand  (Random House, 1985.)


An Oz novel.


                A series of brief adventures in Oz.




Awkward Magic, 1964.  (See The Magic World.)


Bungo Knows Best  (?, 1976.)


Wombles #14.


Not seen.


Curious Magic  (?, 1978.)


Not seen.


Dangerous Magic  (?, 1972.)


Not seen.


Emily and the Haunted Castle  (David & Charles, 1987.)


Not seen.


Ghosts of Lupus Street School, The  (?, 1986.)


Not seen.


Happy Ghost, The  (?, 1979.)


Not seen.


Invisible Magic  (Hart Davis, 1974.)


Not seen.


Invisible Wombles and Other Stories, The  (Penguin, 1973.)


Wombles #3


A collection of related stories.


Jack and the Magic Stove  (?, 1982.)


Not seen.


MacWombles Pipe Band, The  (?, 1976.)


Wombles #12.


Not seen.


Madame Cholet's Picnic Party  (?, 1976.)


Wombles #13.


Not seen.


Magic World, The  (?, 1965.  ?, 1964 as Awkward Magic.)


Not seen.


Orinoco Runs Away  (?, 1975.)


Wombles #9.


Not seen.


Sea-Green Magic   (?, 1967.)


Not seen.


Secret Magic  (Hart Davis, 1978.)


Not seen.


Snow Womble, The  (?, 1975.)


Wombles #7


Not seen.


Strange Magic  (?, 1986.)


Not seen.


Tobermory's Big Surprise  (?, 1976.)


Wombles #15.


Not seen.


Tomsk and the Tired Tree  (?, 1975.)


Wombles #8.


Not seen.


Travelling Magic  (?, 1965.   Also published as The Vanishing Garden.)


Not seen.


Vanishing Garden, The.  (See Travelling Magic.)


Vanishing Magic  (?, 1970.)


Not seen.


Wandering Wombles, The  (?, 1970.)


Wombles #2.


Not seen.


Wellington and the Blue Balloon  (?, 1975.)


Wombles #8.


Not seen.


Wombles, The  (Meredith, 1968.)


Wombles #1.


Not seen.


Wombles at Work, The  (Benn, 1973.)


Wombles #5.


Not seen.


Wombles Go Round the World, The  (?, 1976.)


Wombles #16.


Not seen.


Wombles Go to the Seaside, The  (?, 1974.)


Wombles #6


Not seen.


Wombles in Danger, The  (Viking, 1973.)


Wombles #4.


Not seen.


Wombles Make a Clean Sweep, The  (Puffin, 1975.)


Wombles #10.


Not seen.


Wombles to the Rescue, The  (?, 1975.)


Wombles #11.


Not seen.


Wombling Free  (?, 1978.)


Wombles #18.


Not seen.


World of the Wombles, The  (?, 1976.)


Wombles #17.


Not seen.


BERESFORD, J.D.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Nineteen Impressions  (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1918.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Signs and Wonders  (Golden Cockerel, 1921.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Ash and Silver (Roc, 2015.)






Breath and Bone  (Roc, 2008.)


Valen #2.


A man addicted to magic seeks to save his people.


Daemon Prism, The  (Roc, 2012.)


Collegia Magica #3.




Daughter of Ancients  (Roc, 2005.)


Bridge of D'Arnath #4.


                A man mentally scarred by his treatment at the hands of the lords of the land finds new hope.


Dust and Light (Roc, 2014.)


Sanctuary #1.


A disgraced man discovers dark magic at work, and no one will believe him.


Flesh and Spirit  (Roc, 2007.)


Valen #1.


                The protagonist discovers a book which can open the way between worlds.


Guardians of the Keep  (Roc, 2004.)


Bridge of D'Arnath #2.


                Kidnapping and amnesia complicate the life of a woman just as she is about to fight dark sorcery.


Restoration  (Roc, 2002, Orbit, 2002.)


Rai-Kirah #3.


                Assassins and court plots beset Prince Aleksander as he attempts to regain control of his kingdom after a demon has been vanquished.


Revelation  (Orbit, 2001, Roc, 2001.)


Rai-Kirah #2.


                A race of demons seeks revenge against the man who prevented them from secretly stealing control of the kingís mind.


Song of the Beast  (Roc, 2003.)


                A musician escapes imprisonment after nearly twenty years and seeks the answer to why he was arrested and hidden away by his cousin, the king.


Son of Avonar  (Roc, 2004.)


Bridge of D'Arnath #1.


                When an expatriot noblewoman befriends a fugitive soldier, she sets in motion a chain of events that could change the world.


Soul Mirror, The  (Roc, 2011.)


Collegia Magica #2.


A woman with no magic in a world of magic investigates murder and other intrigues.


Soul Weaver, The  (Roc, 2005.)


Bridge of D'Arnath #3.


                 A man is accused of treason when his people move toward war against a supernatural force.


Spirit Lens, The (Roc, 2010.)


Collegia Magica #1.


An indifferent magician investigates a murder.


Transformation  (Roc, 2000, Orbit, 2001.)


Rai-Kirah #1.


                The slave to a cruel heir apparent recognizes in his master the ability to transcend his nature and become a great leader.  He decides to use his psychological skills to help shape the man's future, but his plans are disrupted when he discovers that at least one of the prince's noble associates is actually a demon in disguise.




If I Canít Have You  (Avon, 1998.)


                A woman fascinated with a movie star who disappeared fifty years earlier is in for a big surprise.  He magically appears in her home, and enlists her aid in revealing the truth about the scandals that tarnished his reputation.




Into the Woods  (Dell Laurel, 2000.)


Back to Sherwood #1.


                A teenager named Robyn Hood is sent back in time by her grandfather's magic.  Her mission is to save Robin Hood and Maid Marian, who have been imprisoned in a magical realm by an evil sorceress.


Trouble with Brenan, The  (Dell Laurel, 2000.)


Back to Sherwood #2.


                A time traveling teen must outwit an evil sorceress in the time of Robin Hood.


BERGER, THOMAS  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Arthur Rex  (Delacorte, 1978, Methuen, 1979, Dell, 1980, Little, Brown, 1990.)


A retelling of the Arthurian legend.




Coyote Season  (Five Star, 2007.)


Coyote #2.


A trickster spirit decides to master the new form of magic - science!


New Coyote  (Five Star, 2005.)


Coyote #1.


                Native American animal gods versus narcotics agents.




Begotten, The  (Berkley, 2006.)


                A small number of gifted ones possess a supernatural spiritual power.


BERGSTROM, ELAINE  (Also writes Horror.)


Baroness of Blood  (TSR, 1995.)


#11 in the multi-author Ravenloft series.


After her father is killed in a rebellion, a displaced aristocrat plots her revenge in a magical kingdom filled with curses, vampires, rogues, and those who can return from the dead.


Door Through Washington Square, The  (Ace, 1998.)


                When her great grandmother is confined to a hospital, a young woman visits in order to clear up her estate, and discovers that one door of her house leads back through time to the era of Aleister Crowley, with whom she subsequently becomes romantically and adventurously involved.


Tapestry of Dark Souls, A  (TSR, 1993.)


A Ravenloft novel.


The tapestry of the title holds imprisoned a number of monsters, and the order of monks who have been guarding it are nearing extinction.  Can someone be found to take over their duties before evil is set loose upon the world at large.


BERLINER, JANET & GUTHRIDGE, GEORGE  (Berliner also writes Science Fiction as Berliner and Horror as Janet GluckmanGuthridge also writes Science Fiction.)


Child of the Light  (Borealis, 1995. St Martins, 1992, as by Janet Gluckman and George Guthridge.)


Madagascar Manifesto #1.


Two young boys, one Jewish, one Aryan, struggle to maintain their friendship in the days of Hitler's rise to power in Germany.  Minimal fantasy element involving voices that speak to one of the protagonists.




Bear Daughter  (Ace, 2005.)


                The story of the daughter of a bear and a human who wants to be a normal girl.  Based on a native American legend.




Eternally Yours  (Zebra, 1996.)


A disjointed time travel romance about a young woman whose encounter with an undercover IRS agent propels her back through time to the Civil War, where she knew him in a former life.


Renaissance Man  (Kensington, 1997.)


                Time travel romance set in the time of Henry VIII.




Fox and Phoenix (Viking, 2011.)




Passion Play  (Tor, 2010.)


River of Souls #1.


Intrigue and danger in a magical world.


Queen's Hunt  (Tor, 2012.)


River of Souls #2.


A pair of quests mixed with magical enemies and political intrigues.


Time Roads, The (Tor, 2014.)


Episodic novel set in an alternate world where Eire is a world power.




Redemption Song  (Doubleday, 2000.)


                An antique journal written by a slave falls into the hands of the couple who are reincarnations of lovers from that time.


BERRY, JAMES R.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Masters of Erianne  (Harper & Row, 1988.)


Not seen.




Manual of Detection, The  (Penguin, 2009.)


Unusual novel of a detective agency in a surreal world.




Bard's Oath  (Tor, 2012.)


Dragonlord #3.


Weredragons battle evil magic.


Dragon and Phoenix  (Tor, 1999, Earthlight, 1999.)


Dragonlord #2.


                A dragon is imprisoned and its magic used to keep a phoenix imprisoned, so the Dragonlords set out to effect a rescue of both creatures. 


Last Dragonlord, The  (Tor, 1998, Earthlight, 1998.)


Dragonlord #1.


                Within a society of weredragons, a struggle is underway for the seat of power, but in the background is the threat that their species might be destroyed forever.




Secret World of Og, The  (Atlantic Montlhly, 1961, Archway, 1984.)


                Children's fantasy about a young girl who sees a world closed to others.


BESANT, WALTER  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Doubts of Dives, The  (Arrowsmith, 1889.)


                Magical body exchange.




Alien, The  (Gold Medal, 1979.)


Fantasy despite the science fictional title.  A dwarf escapes slavery and sets out to find his homeland, overcoming brigands, monsters, and natural dangers on his way.


Sword of Shandar, The   (Manor, 1978.)


A mighty hero with magical powers tries to cleanse his planet of the evil presence of a god in this routine barbarian adventure.




Two By Two  (Bodley Head, 1980,  Avon Bard, 1981, translated from the Swedish by Tom Geddes.)


A retelling of the story of Noah's Ark, the gathering of the animals, and the long voyage waiting for the rain's to end and land to reappear.




Rabble (Angry Robot, 2014.)


Adventures of a young shapeshifter.


BESTER, ALFRED & ZELAZNY, ROGER  (Bester also writes Science Fiction.)


Psycho Shop  (Vintage, 1998.)


                A doubly posthumous collaboration about a shop that exists throughout time and space virtually simultaneously, and where anything at all can be purchased if you have the right price.


BETANCOURT, JOHN GREGORY  (See also collaboration with Kevin J. Anderson. Also writes Science Fiction.)


Blind Archer, The  (Avon, 1988, Wildside, 2002, Ibooks, 2005.)


It's the far future, sort of, and the Earth is flat and magic works.  An oracle commands a young man to go on a quest to seize a magical jewel from the gods themselves, and he does what heís told. 


Chaos and Amber  (Ibooks, 2003.)


Amber #2.


                The nobles of Amber travel to the courts of Chaos.


Dawn of Amber, The  (Ibooks, 2002.)


Amber #1.


                Opening novel in a series set in the world of Roger Zelazny's Amber books before the original series took place.  A family is spread across various realities, until they are reunited for a new struggle.


Dragon Sorcerer, The  (Ibooks, 2003.)


                Exapnded version of Rogue Pirate.


Hag's Contract, The  (TSR, 1996.)


                A pirate leader makes an alliance with a magical hag in order to establish a kingdom for himself and his followers.


Rogue Pirate  (TSR, 1987.  Later expanded as The Dragon Sorcerer.)


A pirate angers a determined woman who hires a wizard to seek revenge.  Adventures on the land and sea as mythical beasts are summoned for the final battle between the town and a horde of pirates.


Slab's Tavern and Other Uncanny Places  (W. Paul Ganley, 1990.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


To Rule in Amber  (Ibooks, 2004.)


Amber #2.


                The climax comes with the creation of an entire new universe.


Vengeance of Hera  (Tor, 1997.)


Hercules #2.


                Not seen.


Wrath of Poseidon, The  (Tor, 1997.)


Hercules #1


Hercules battles a giant sea monster created by Poseidon, and saves both the city of Troy and a beautiful young woman slated to be sacrificed in the process.


BETHANCOURT, T. ERNESTO  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Dog Days of Arthur Cane, The  (See Wouldn't Wish It on a Dog.)


Wouldn't Wish It on a Dog  (Bantam, 1977.  Holiday House, 1976, as The Dog Days of Arthur Cane.)


Pleasant, unambitious fantasy about a young man who wakes up one morning in the body of a dog. 


BEUKES, LAUREN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Zoo City  (Angry Robot, 2011.)


Urban fantasy.




Forbidden Magic  (Topaz, 1998.)


                A desperate woman in Regency England makes a wish on a statue and discovers that its magical powers, though limited, are real.  Can she save the day, her family, and find true love with its assistance?  Of course she can.




Alara Unbroken  (Wizards of the Coast, 2009.)


A Magic the Gathering novel.


A man seeks justice for his brother's death as reality begins to shift.




Ronan's Rescue  (Orion, 1996.)


Ronan #2.


Funny fantasy adventure about an unlikely hero kidnapped by a sexy villainess.


Ronanís Revenge  (Millenium, 1997.)


Ronan #3.


                Spoof about a would be assassin about to be accredited as part of that guild, pitted against the executives of a sword manufacturer.


Ronan the Barbarian  (Millenium, 1995.)


Ronan #1.


Spoof of fantasy quest adventures with a muscle bound hero off to seek a magical sword while inept sorcerers and bumbling villains try to thwart him.


Shapestone  (Millennium, 2000.)


                After his death by murder, a man's ghost haunts an amulet that is retrieved by a princess who believes her lover has also been killed.




Fairy Doll, The  (Chapman & Hall, 1925.)


                A magical doll.




Embers  (Juno, 2010.)


A firefighter discovers that an arsonist has magical powers.




Man Inside, The  (Ballantine, 1968.)


Surreal fantasy about a young man who decides to spend his entire life inside a machine.


BIGGS, CHERYL  (Pseudonym of Sandra Canfield.)


Yesterdayís Passion  (Harper, 1992.)


                A bizarre storm sends a womanís personality back through time and into the body of the mistress of a Creole plantation, where she must solve a deeply shrouded mystery and discover love.




And Don't Forget to Rescue the Other Princess (Five Star, 2009.)


Princess #2.


A second humorous rescue quest.


And Don't Forget to Rescue the Princess  (Five Star, 2005.)


Princess #1.


                Humorous fantasy about a quest, a princess to be rescued, a dragon, and dental floss.


BILLIAS, STEPHEN  (See also Ian Hammell. Also writes Science Fiction.)


Deryni Challenge  (Tor, 1988.)


A gamebook based on Katherine Kurtz's Deryni series.


Horrible Humes  (Ace, 1991.)


#4 in the multi-author Runesword series.


Two humans, an elf, and a troll are on a quest to defeat an evil sorcerer.  In this volume, an evil Queen from a frozen land tries to destroy the troll, who is rescued by his friends.




Fire in the North, A  (Tor, 2008.)


Annals of Lindormin #2.


A warrior and a priest lead a quest to defeat a magical evil.


Wandererís Tale, The  (Tor, 2007.)


Annals of Lindormin #1.


                An ancient menace reawakens to threaten a magical realm.




Enchantment, The  (Pocket Sonnet, 2001.)


                A warrior (who coincidentally has the same name as the Highlander) must conjure a woman from the future to save his people.


BIRMINGHAM, JOHN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Ascendance (Random, 2015.)


Emergence (Random, 2015.)


Resistance (Random, 2015.)




Ending an Ending  (Ancient Tomes, 2008.)


Laurian #1.


Gods interfere in the world of men.


BISCHOFF, DAVID  (See also collaborations with Charles Sheffield. Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Destiny Dice, The   (Signet, 1985.)


Gaming Magi #1.


An unlikely hero is drawn into a series of magical games that control the fate of universes, to say nothing of the lives of the individual players.  Demons, dragons, and magic add to the fun.


Gremlins 2  (Avon, 1990, from the screenplay by Charlie Haas.)


The marauding little monsters are back in this sequel, this time seizing control of a television studio and mutating into a variety of different forms.  Theyíre finally defeated after a series of daring attacks by our intrepid heroes.


J.R.R. Tolkien University  (Wildside, 2000.)


                An out of work screenwriter is recruited to do a script to be produced in an alternate world where magic works and special effects are, therefore, cheap.  An evil wizard is determined to prevent the project from being completed.


Unicorn Gambit, The  (Signet, 1986.)


Gaming Magi #3.


Reincarnated unicorns, unlikely cobbler heroes, headless villains, and wizards who have lost control of their magic all move toward the climactic reorganization of the laws of their universe.


Wraith Board, The  (Signet, 1985.)


Gaming Magi #2.


The magical universe of this series is controlled by a group of wizards through an elaborate game system.  But the game is out of control, some of the pieces have become players, and the laws of the universe are changing with every passing minute.




Personal Demon  (Signet, 1985.)


An inebriated college professor conjures up a beautiful female demon in the middle of a party.  She's a comparatively good demon, but her magic stirs up enemies who enlist the Devil himself on their side.


BISHOP, ANNE (Also writes Horror.)


Belladonna  (Ace, 2007.)


Ephenera #2.


A disgraced sorceress is the only one with the power to oppose a magical force intent upon destroying the world.


Black Jewels Trilogy, The  (Roc, 2003.)


                Omnibus of Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadows, and Queen of the Darkness.


Bridge of Dreams (Roc, 2012.)


Ephemera #3.




Daughter of the Blood  (Roc, 1998.)


Black Jewels #1.


                A young witch queen has assumed the throne, and her power is beyond anything previously known in the world.  Her inexperience makes her vulnerable to manipulation by the political factions maneuvering behind the throne, machinations which endanger the future of her rule.


Dreams Made Flesh  (Roc, 2005.)


Black Jewels #5.


                A powerful witch governs her people by carefully balancing her foes against each other.


Etched in Bone (2017)


Heir to the Shadows  (Roc, 1999.)


Black Jewels #2.


                A young witch who is viewed as either the savior of her world, its greatest menace, or a mere myth, is suffering from amnesia.  That provides no respite from the plotting of those who wish to use her as a figurehead in their own quest for power.


Invisible Ring, The  (Roc, 2000.)


Black Jewels #4.


                A slave who murdered his former master is now owned by a strange noblewoman whose servants have a habit of disappearing under mysterious circumstances.  Anxiously awaiting his fate, he discovers that she is actually offering freedom in exchange for service to help protect the people she rules.


Marked in Flesh (Roc, 2016.)


Others #3.


Urban fantasy.


Murder of Crows (Roc, 2014.)


Others #2.


Urban fantasy.


Pillars of the World, The  (Roc, 2001.)


Tir Alainn #1.


                An Inquisitor is hunting down all of the human witches who know of the bridges to the world of magic.  This menaces both the human realm and that of the fairies.


Queen of the Darkness  (Roc, 2000.)


Black Jewels #3.


                A young witch has assumed the throne of her country and is using her powers against its enemies.  To complete that task, she must find the man destined to be her lover, and use his abilities as well as her own in the ultimate confrontation with the enemy.


Sebastian  (Roc, 2006.)


Ephemera #1.


                A half human, half incubus struggles to save his world from a powerful evil force.


Shalador's Lady  (Roc, 2010.)


Black Jewels #8.


Efforts to rebuild a troubled land run into fresh magical trouble.


Shadow Queen, The  (Roc, 2009.)


Black Jewels #7.


A king seeks a worthy queen to help him restore the stability of his kingdom.


Shadows and Light  (Roc, 2002.)


Tir Alainn #2.


                Someone must find a way to convince the Fae people to defend the world of magic.


Shalador's Lady (Roc, 2010.)


Black Jewels #8.


The replacement for a repressive queen confronts new enemies.


Tangled Webs  (Roc, 2008.)


Black Jewels #6.


A false invitation leads a woman into a tangle of politics and witchcraft.


Twilight's Dawn  (Roc, 2011.)


Black Jewels #9.


Collection of related stories.


Vision in Silver, A (Roc, 2015.)




Written in Red (Roc, 2013.)


Others #1.


Urban fantasy.


BISHOP, DAVID  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Massacre in Marienburg, A  (Black Library, 2008.)


A Warhammer novel.


A town is attacked by an army of the undead.


Murder in Marienburg, A  (Black Library, 2007.)


A Warhammer novel.


A newly promoted watch captain has to solve the murder of an elf.


BISHOP, DEBBIE  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Fairies of Bladderwhack Pond, The  (Angel Gate, 2003.)


                Children's story about three teenaged fairies.




Etched City, The  (Prime Press, 2003, Bantam, 2004.)


                Two travelers explore a city full of marvels and magic.




Tunnels of Time  (Coteau, 2000.)


                A youngster exploring caves discovers that they can bring her back through time, but she loses the way back.


BISHOP, MICHAEL  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


At the City Limits of Fate  (Edgewood, 1996.)


                Collection of unrelated short stories.


Unicorn Mountain  (Arbor House, 1988, Bantam, 1989, Grafton, 1989.)


Four tormented people have their lives transformed by the arrival of mythical unicorns who appear in modern Georgia, fleeing a plague that threatens them in their own reality. 


BISSON, TERRY  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Talking Man  (Avon, 1987, Headline, 1987.)


A bizarre contemporary fantasy that incorporates elements of Southern culture, wizards who exist at the end of the universe, giant fish, and a whimsically distorted view of the modern world.

The central figure is a mute who may have the power to create and destroy worlds.


Wyrldmaker  (Pocket, 1981, Avon, 1988, Headline, 1988.)


A reluctant hero with a magical sword is sent by a wizard on a quest in this lyrical fantasy that is not as conventional as a plot summary might imply.  Among other things, gravity varies with the time of year.


BISHOP, TOBY  (Pseudonym of Louise Marley, who writes Science Fiction under that name.)


Airs and Graces (Ace, 2008.)


Horsemistress #2.


A young woman bonded to a flying horse has problems when the local ruler succumbs to insanity.


Airs Beneath the Moon  (Ace, 2007.)


Horsemistress #1.


                A young peasant  bonds with a winged horse which requires that he be accepted at court.


Airs of Night and Sea  (Ace, 2009.)


Horsemistress #3.


People with flying horses confront a repressive ruler.




Mystic Dreamers  (Forge, ?)


Lakota #1.


                Not seen.


Mystic Visions  (Forge, 2000.)


Lakota #2.


                Historical novel about the Lakota Indian tribe, including one individual who has genuine prophetic dreams.


Mystic Warriors  (Forge, 2001.)


Lakota #3.


                Magical artifacts are stolen from a Lakota village which make it vulnerable to the encroachment of the white settlers.


BLACK, CAMPBELL  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Raiders of the Lost Ark  (Ballantine, 1981, Corgi, 1981, from the screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan.)


An archaeologist competes with Nazis for possession of the fabled Ark of the Covenant, finally unearthing it from a tomb just in time to be captured by the villains.  Then a series of chases and fights during which the ark is recaptured, only to be lost again.  Eventually the Nazis open the chest and are destroyed by avenging angels.


BLACK, HOLLY  (See also collaborations below and those with Tony Diterlizzi)


Black Heart  (McElderry, 2012.)


Curse Workers #3.




Cruel Prince, The (Little Brown, 2018.)


Darkest Part of the Forest, The (Little Brown, 2015.)




Ironside  (Simon Pulse, 2008.)



Poison Eaters: And Other Stories, The  (Big Mouth, 2010.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Red Glove  (McElderry, 2011.)


Curse Workers #2.




Tithe  (Simon & Schuster, 2002.)


                A troubled teenager has her life turned around when her ability to see fairies lands her in the middle of a battle among them.


Valiant  (McElderry, 2006.)




White Cat  (McElderry, 2010.)


Curse Workers #1.






Kin  (Scholastic, 2009.)


Good Neighbors #1.


A young girl discovers that her mother is a fairy.


Kith (Scholastic, 2009.)


Good Neighbors #2.


A teenager with fairy powers has to save a city.




Ring of the Ruby Dragon  (TSR, 1983.)


A fantasy romance gamebook in which the reader tries to free a kidnapped man and win the heart of a handsome knight.




Dark Descendant (Pocket, 2011.)


Nikki Glass #1.


A private investigator discovers that she is the descendant of a Greek god.


Deadly Descendant  (Pocket, 2012.)


Nikki Glass #2.


A relative of Artemis defends the modern world from the Egyptian gods.


Devil Inside, The  (Bantam, 2007.)


Morgan Kingsley #1.


A professional exorcist is possessed by a sexy demon.


Devil You Know, The  (Bantam, 2008.)


Morgan Kingsley #2.






Templar's Apprentice, A  (Scholastic, 2009.)


Book of Tormod #1.


An apprentice has a prophetic vision.




Gorgonís Head, The  (Sampson Low, 1932.)


                Medusaís head is discovered, with predictable consequences.




Black Goat Blues (Tor, 2017.)


Demigod #2.



Death Goddess Dance (Tor, 2019.)


Demigod #3.


A woman struggles to contain a malevolent god.


Red Right Hand (Tor, 2016.)


Demigod #1.


A young woman is recruited by a demigod to fight others of his kind.




Leperís Companions, The  (Jonathan Cape, 1998.)


                In the early 15th Century, the discovery of a mermaid leads four men to set off on a mystical journey to the Holy Land.




Daughter of Dusk (Hyperion, 2015.)


Thief #2.




Midnight Thief (Hyperion, 2014.)


Thief #1






Angel Factory, The  (MacMillan, 2002, Simon & Schuster, 2002.)


                A young boy discovers that his parents are angels.


Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The  (Knight, 1991, Hodder, 1989.)


A retelling.


BLACKMOORE, STEPHEN (Also writes Horror.)


Hungry Ghosts (DAW, 2017.)


Myth Breaker (Abaddon, 2014.)




BLACKWELL, JULIET  (Pseudonym of Julie Goodson-Lawes.)


Cast-Off Coven, A  (Obsidian, 2010.)


Lily Ivory #2.


A witch solves a murder.


If Walls Could Talk  (Obsidian, 2010.)


Melanie Turner #1.


A woman running a construction company is asked by a ghost to investigate his murder.


Secondhand Spirits  (Obsidian, 2009.)


Lily Ivory #1.


A witch solves a murder mystery.


BLACKWOOD, ALGERNON  (Also writes Horror.)


Bright Messenger  (Cassell, 1921.)


Levallon #2.


                Not seen.  Reincarnation.


Dudley and Gilderoy  (A.P. Watt, 1929, Benn, 1929, Curtis, ?)


Mild fantasy about a parrot and a kitten who set off to explore London.


Fruit Stoners, The  (Grayson & Grayson, 1934, Ayer, 1978.)


                A lost race novel.


Julius Levallon: An Episode  (Cassell, 1916.)


Levallon #1.


                An occult adventure.


Julius Levallon/The Bright Messenger  (Stark House, 2005.)


                Omnibus of the two novels.


Panís Garden  (MacMillan, 1912.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Prisoner in Fairyland, A  (Macmillan, 1913.)


Magical interference in the affairs of the characters.


Promise of Air, The  (MacMillan, 1914.)


                Not seen.


Tongues of Fire (Jarrrolds,1924. Stark House, 2020, expanded.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


BLADE, ADAM  (House pseudonym for the Beast Quest series.)


Arachnid the Spider King (Scholastic, 2009.)


Beast Quest #11.


A battle with a giant spider.


Arcta the Ice Beast  (Scholastic, 2007.)


Beast Quest #5.


A kind of abominable snowman menaces the world.


Claw the Giant Ape (Scholastic, 2008.)


Beast Quest #8.




Cypher the Mountain Giant  (Scholastic, 2007.)


Beast Quest #4.




Epos the Winged Flame (Scholastic, 2007.)


Beast Quest #6.


Two kids battle a phoenix.


Ferno the Fire Dragon  (Scholastic, 2007.)  (Stephen Cole.)


Beast Quest #1.


A young boy tracks down a dragon.


Kaymon the Gorgon Hound  (Scholastic, 2010.0


Beast Quest #16.




Narga the Sea Monster  (Scholastic, 2010.)


Beast Quest #15.




Nixa the Death Bringer  (Scholastic, 2011.)


Beast Quest #19.




Sepron the Sea Serpent  (Scholastic, 2007.)  (Cherith Baldry.)


Beast Quest #2.


Two children battle a sea serpent that endangers their village.


Skor the Winged Stallion  (Scholastic, 2010.)


Beast Quest #14.




Soltra the Stone Charmer  (Schlastic, 2008.)


Beast Quest #9.




Spiros the Ghost Phoenix  (Scholastic, 2009.)


A Beast Quest special.


A wizard sends a magical creature to destroy our hero.


Sting the Scorpion Man  (Scholastic, 2011.0


Beast Quest #18.




Tagus the Night Horse  (Scholastic, 2007.)


Beast Quest #3.




Torgor the Minotaur  (Scholastic, 2010.)


Beast Quest #13.




Trillion the Three Headed Lion  (Scholastic, 2009.)


Beast Quest #12.


The title creature can only be defeated with magical armor.


Tusk the Mighty Mammoth  (Scholastic, 2010.)


Beast Quest #17.




Vipero the Snake Man  (Scholastic, 2008.)


Beast Quest #10.


The latest creature is a two headed snake man.


Zepha the Monster Squid  (Scholastic, 2008.)


Beast Quest #7.


The series gets a fresh start when the monster master returns.


BLAIR, ANNETTE  (See also Sandy Blair below.)


Bedeviled Angel  (Berkley, 2010.)


Works Like Magic #2.


Romance with a fallen angel.


Death by Diamonds (Berkley, 2010.)


Magic #3.


Murder mystery with magic.


Gone with the Witch   (Berkley, 2008.)


Cartwright #2.


A contemporary witch hears the cries of a phantom child.


Kitchen Witch, The  (Berkley, 2004.)


Witch #1.


                Romance about a cooking show host who is a real witch.


Larceny and Lace  (Berkley, 2009.)


Magic #2.


Murder mystery with real magic.


My Favorite Witch  (Berkley, 2005.)


Witch #2.


                A benevolent witch falls in love with a handicapped man.


Naked Dragon  (Berkley, 2010.)


Works Like Magic #1.


A mystical warrior helps a woman retain control of her bed and breakfast.


Scot, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, The  (Berkley, 2006.)


Witch #3.


                A wardrobe contains a magical link for a contemporary woman to a Scot from the past.


Sex and the Psychic Witch  (Berkley, 2007.)


Cartwright #1.


A woman with the power of psychometry finds adventure and love in a New England castle.


Skirting the Grave (Berkley, 2011.)


Magic #4.


Magic helps solve a murder mystery.


Tulle Death Do Us Part  (Berkley, 2013.)




Vampire Dragon  (Berkley, 2011.)


Works Like Magic #1.


A weredragon seeks to adapt to the 21st Century.


Veiled Deception, A  (Berkley, 2009.)


Magic #1.


A magic veil is the key to a murder mystery.


BLAIR, SANDY  (Pseudonym of Annette Blair above.)


Highlander for Christmas, A  (Zebra, 2007.)


Time travel romance.


Man in a Kilt, A  (Zebra, 2004.)


                Time travel romance in the 15th Century.




Faces (DAW, 2015.)


Mara #3.




Masks (DAW, 2013.)


Mara #1.




Shadows (DAW, 2014.)


Mara #2.


A woman discovers her true talents within the context of a magical confrontation.




Interior Life, The  (Baen, 1990.)


A housewife with a very active fantasy life finds things getting out of hand when her escape turns out to be just as real as the world she's been living in.  Her experiences in the world of magic affect the way she interacts in the mundane one.




Atlas Six, The (Tor, 2022.)


Magicians compete to join an elite secret society.




Blessing Unbounded  (?, 1955.)   -----Might be Highway to Heaven, Nelson, 1984.)


Hell #3.


Not seen.


Cold War in Hell  (?, 1955, Nelson, 1984.)


Hell #2.


Not seen


Devil's Hunting Grounds, The  (?, 1954, Nelson, 1984.)


Hell #1.


Not seen.


BLAYLOCK, JAMES P.  (Also writes Horror.)


Adventure of the Ring of Stones (Subterranean, 2014.)


Langdon St Ives #4.


A lost treasure is guarded by a god.


Adventures of Langdon St Ives  (Subterranean, 2008.)


Omnibus of Homunculus, Lord Kelvin's Machine, and short stories.


Aylesford Skull, The  (Titan, 2013.)


Langdon St Ives #3.


A villain steals a skull with mystic properties.


Beneath London (2015.)


Digging Leviathan, The  (Ace, 1984, Morrigan, 1988.)


A strange young man with gills and webbed fingers has the ability to make real the worlds of his imagination.  So when he discovers Edgar Rice Burroughs, the worlds he creates are fanciful and adventure filled, if not entirely logical.


Disappearing Dwarf, The  (Del Rey, 1983, Grafton, 1989.)


Twombly #2.


While visiting a magical castle, a retired merchant discovers a treasure map.  So he and a few of his friends go off to find the treasure, encountering goblins and other magical mysteries along the way.


Ebb Tide, The  (Subterranean, 2009.)


Steampunk adventure.


Elfin Ship, The  (Del Rey, 1982, Grafton, 1988.)


Twombly #1.


A merchant who trades regularly with the elves is puzzled when the latter cease to appear, so he sets off to investigate, encountering a variety of dangers and delights along the way, including a cloak of invisibility, goblins, and magic.


Homunculus  (Ace, 1986, Grafton, 1988.)


Narbondo #1.


A Victorian fantasy novel involving a demented scientist's successful efforts to bring the dead back to life, the creation of a homunculus or artificial living being, and other fanciful notions. 


Knights of the Cornerstone, The  (Ace, 2008.)


A secret order of knights protects sacred objects in a remote California community.


Land of Dreams  (Arbor House, 1987, Ace, 1988, Grafton, 1988.)


A rare conjunction of the stars brings menace to a small California town, where the border between dream and reality is fraying.  Three friends cross the border and explore the land where dreams originate.


Last Coin, The  (Ace, 1988, Mark Ziesing, 1988, Grafton, 1989.)


A villainous monomaniac owns 29 of the silver coins given to Judas, and he's determined to gain the last.  If he succeeds, the world will end.  Fortunately, the last is in the possession of a man living in a magical inn, a man with extraordinary powers of his own.


Lord Kelvin's Machine  (Ace, 1992, Arkham House, 1992, Severn House, 1993, Grafton, 1993.)


Narbondo #2.


Episodic Victorian adventure story about a machine that holds the secrets of time itself.  Time travel paradoxes but with a strong element of fantasy.


Magic Spectacles, The  (Morrigan, 1991.)


Children's fantasy about a world that can only be reached by wearing a set of magic glasses.


Paper Dragons  (Pulphouse, 1992.)


Reprint of the 1985 short story as a pamphlet.  A brief journey through a fantastical landscape that only slightly resembles our own.


Paper Grail, The  (Ace, 1991, Easton, 1991, Grafton, 1993.)


An indescribable, whimsical, but moving contemporary fantasy about the quest for a paper grail, the mystery of an introverted man's death, the odd machine that seems to serve no purpose even though it hums and uses power, and other oddities. 


Pink of Fading Neon, The  (Axolotl, 1986.)


Collection of stories.


Rainy Season, The  (Ace, 1999.)


                A photographer finds himself suddenly the guardian of his young niece.  Simultaneously, a handful of people detached from time appear near his home and warn him of a fanatic searching for the soul of his dead daughter.  The soul was manifested as a gemstone lost in the area.


Shadow on the Doorstep, with Trilobyte, The  (Axolotl, 1987.)


Collection of stories.


Stone Giant, The  (Ace, 1989, Grafton, 1990.)


Twombly #3 (though actually a prequel).


An outcast from a small town sets off cross country, encountering dwarves and elves before rescuing a fair maid from the clutches of a nasty witch and eventually ending up as a hero.


Two Views of a Cave Painting & The Idol's Eye  (Axolotl, 1987.)


Collection of stories.


Zeuglodon  (Subterranean, 2012.)




BLAYNE, SARA  (Pseudonym of Marcial Howl.)


Improper Bride, An  (Zebra, 2001.)


                Historical romance with some peripheral psychic powers.


BLEDSOE, ALEX  (Also writes Horror.)


Burn Me Deadly  (Tor, 2009.)


Eddie LaCrosse #2.


A swordsman hired as a bodyguard wants vengeance when his employer is killed.


Dark Jenny  (Tor, 2011.)


Eddie LaCrosse #3.


A secret agent in a magical court finds himself suspected of murder.


Fairies of Sadieville, The (Tor, 2018.)


A Tufa novel.


An old piece of movie film leads to the discovery that fairies are real.


He Drank, and Saw the Spider (Tor, 2013.)


Eddie LaCrosse #5.


A young woman is caught between two belligerent kings.


Long Black Curl (Tor, 2015.)


A Tufa novel.


An exile returns to menace a magical community.


Sword-Edged Blonde, The  (Night Shade, 2007, Tor, 2009.)


Eddie LaCrosse #1.


A search for a missing princess gets complicated.


Wake of the Bloody Angel  (Tor, 2012.)


Eddie LaCrosse #4.


A search for a missing pirates in a fantasy world.


BLISH, JAMES  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Black Easter   (1967 magazine title Faust Aleph Nul.  Doubleday, 1968, Dell, 1969, Avon 1977, Lightyear, 1993.)


Death of God #1.


A contemporary sorcerer discovers that God really is dead, and opens the doors to Hell.  Demons invade the world, defeating armies, nuclear weapons, and what survives of human religion.


Black Easter; The Day After Judgment.  (See The Devilís Day.)


Day After Judgment, The  (Doubleday, 1971, Faber, 1972, Penguin, 1974, Avon, 1982.)


Death of God #2.


Following the death of God, demons and devils have conquered the world.  But with the absence of the deity, there is a power vacuum that needs to be filled, and against their wishes the forces of evil are forced to assume God's place.


Devil's Day, The  (Baen, 1990.  Gregg, 1980, as Black Easter; The Day After Judgment.)


Omnibus volume of Black Easter and The Day After Judgment.


BLOCH, ROBERT  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


It's All In Your Mind  (Curtis, 1971. Magazine version, 1955, as The Big Binge.)


While out drinking one night, a repressed young man acquires a miraculous group of powers.  Unfortunately, his telekinetic powers are accompanied by the arrival of vampires, communists, and other nasties.


BLOCK, FRANCESCA LIA  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Baby Be-Bop  (Harper, 1995, Atom, 2003.)


Weetzie Bat #5.


                Friendly ghosts help a teenager come to terms with his homosexuality.


Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys  (Harper, 1992, Atom, 2002.)


Weetzie Bat #3.


                A magical creature gives marvelous gifts to a group of children.


Missing Angel Juan  (Harper, 1993, Atom, 2002.)


Weetzie Bat #4.


                Further adventures of a group of unusual characters who live in a shadowy magical portion of our world.


Nymph  (Circlet, 2000.)


                Collection of loosely related stories about a woman with the magical ability to lead people to their true love, but only after they have sex with her first.


Rose and the Beast, The  (HarperCollins, 2000.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Weetzie Bat  (Harper, 1990, Atom, 2002.)


Weetzie Bat #1


                Not seen.


Witch Baby  (Harper, 1991, Atom, 2002.)


Weetzie Bat #2.


                An unusual child runs away from the family which does not quite seem the right place for her.




Once Upon a Pirate  (Harper, 1995.)


                A woman is magically transported into the past and onto a pirate ship, where she falls in love with its captain and has a series of adventures.




Hearts & Other Body Parts (Scholastic, 2017.)


Humorous young adult story about a thinly disguised Frankenstein's monster and Dracula.


BLOOR, EDWARD (Also writes Horror and Science Fiction.)


London Calling (Ember, 2008.)


A young boy has visions of a boy from another time.


Tangerine (Harcourt, 2006.)


A boy discovers that the laws of nature don't apply to his family.




Birthday Magic  (Scholastic, 1981.)


Very short tale of a young girl who magically makes everyone disappear from her birthday party.




Book of Fairies, A  (Armada, ?)


Collection of unrelated stories.


BOATMAN, MICHAEL (Also writes Horror.)


Last God Standing (Angry Robot, 2014.)


Rivalries among the gods.




Above  (Arthur Levine, 2012.)


Two young people find love in an altered version of our world.




Crane Wife, The  (Gulliver, 1998.)


                Retelling of the Japanese fantasy about a woman who weaves magical sails.  For younger readers.


Ghost of the Southern Belle  (Little, Brown, 1999.)


                A young boy helps solve the problem of a ghost ship.




Go Quest, Young Man  (TSR, 1994.)


A sometimes amusing variation of the inept young sorcerer's first journey of adventure.  There's the usual cast of hangers-on, and some suitably nasty villains, but the hero's main talent is the ability to conjure sand castles out of the air and use them to save the day.


BOGGS, TIMOTHY  (Pseudonym of Charles L. Grant, who also writes Science Fiction and Horror, and who also writes fantasy as Lionel Fenn.)


By the Sword  (Boulevard, 1996.)


Hercules #1.


Hercules is off on a quest to retrieve a magical sword stolen by thieves, unaware of the fact that this is an elaborate trick to lure him into danger.  Based on the television series.


Eye of the Ram  (Boulevard, 1996.)


Hercules #3


A circus magician turns out to be much more than that, actually a sorcerer gathering the power he needs to control the world.  But he hadn't counted on Hercules showing up at an inopportune moment.


Serpent's Shadow  (Boulevard, 1996.)


Hercules #2.


A giant sea serpent is terrorizing a small village until Hercules and company arrive by chance and end up battling the creature.


BOHNHOFF, MAYA KAATHRYN  (Also writes Science Fiction and  Horror. See also collaboration with Marc Zicree.)


Crystal Rose, The  (Baen, 1995.)


Meri #3.


Taminy has gone from outlaw pawn to potential player in a power struggle between lay and clerical forces in this story of a magical kingdom whose gods undergo periodic transformations.  More politics than magic, but an unusually complex and credible mythical society.


Meri, The  (Baen, 1992.)


Meri #1.


A woman whose parents were murdered while she was a child learns the magical arts in order to track down those responsible.  But in order to acquire the necessary degree of skill, she must overcome long tradition that only men become apprentices to the higher magic.


Spirit Gate, The  (Baen, 1996.)


A young witch gains membership to a college of magic under the tutelage of the headmaster, who secretly plans to use her magical abilities to provide a shield of sorcery for a young king beset by foreign powers.  Her life is made more complex by the resentment of many people who believe she was responsible in part for a series of natural disasters.


Taminy  (Baen, 1993.)


Meri #2.


Years after being called to serve the gods of the sea, a young woman who has godlike powers herself returns to teach people to change their lives.  To her dismay, most people aren't interested in changing things.


BOK, HANNES  (See also collaboration with A. Merritt.)


Beyond the Golden Stair  (Ballantine, 1970.  Shorter magazine version, 1948, as The Blue Flamingo.)


A contemporary hero enters a fantastical world where he must rescue a girl from villains and monsters.


Sorcerer's Ship, The  (Ballantine, 1969.  Magazine version, 1942.)


A minor godling and a magical jewel are aboard a mysterious Viking ship that picks up a contemporary sailor lost at sea.




City of Broken Magic (Tor, 2018.)


Amicae #1


A young woman has to battle a magical infestation.


Monstrous Citadel, The  (Tor, 2019.)


Amicae #2.


A plot is discovered that would lead to the conquest of a magical realm.




Trail of Darkness  (TSR, 1996.)


                An evil secret society continues to exist despite their defeat in open battle, and an unlikely public wardsmen must unravel the secret of their existence to prevent a fresh assault on his world.




Tower of Shadows  (Del Rey, 2006.)


Two brothers are reunited after a magical separation.


BOLME, EDWARD  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Bound by Iron  (Wizards of the Coast, 2008.)


An Eberron novel.




Orb of Xoriat, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2005.)


An Eberron novel.


                A magical passage is opened to a world filled with evil creatures.


Steel Throne, The   (Wizards of the Coast, 2001.)


A Legend of Five Rings novel.


                A warrior leader in an Oriental style fantasy world must rally his forces to defeat a supernatural menace.




Secret of the Lost Kingdom, The  (Hyperion, 1997.)


                Depressed by the warfare that wracks his fatherís kingdom, a young prince assumes the guise of a commoner for various adventures before realizing that his duty requires him to help protect his people.


BOND, NANCY  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Another Shore  (McElderry, 1988.)


A high school senior is mysteriously transported back through time to 1744 where she finds herself in the body of a local resident.  While struggling to find a way to return to the present, she discovers two others who have been similarly shifted from one age to another.


String in the Harp  (Simon & Schuster, 1976, Puffin, 1987, Aladdin, 1996.)


Not seen.  A Celtic fantasy.


BOND, NELSON  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies and Other Fantastic Tales  (Coward McCann, 1946.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Nightmares and Daydreams  (Arkham House, 1968.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


BONHAM, FRANK  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Premonitions  (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1984.)


Not seen.




Lachlei  (DragonMoon, 2008.)


A bereaved woman declares war on the gods.


BONTLY, THOMAS  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Celestial Chess  (Harper & Row, 1979, Ballantine, 1980.)


A modern historian discovers that there is an elaborate chess game underway between a dead sorcerer and the Devil himself, so he decides to make the next move himself.




Unnameables, The  (Harcourt, 2008.)


Young adult fantasy on an island where everything, almost, is practical.




Doctor Illuminatus  (Little Brown, 2004.)


Alchemist's Son #1.


                Alchemy works in the modern world, for young adults.


Soul Stealer  (Little, Brown, 2005.)


Alchemist's Son #2.


                An ancient enemy returns and must be defeated through the use of alchemy.




Dark Talisman  (Azimuth, 2013.)


Guardian Chronicles #1.


An elf is pursued by magical enemies.


BOOTHBY, GUY  (Also writes Horror.)


Lady of the Island, The  (Long, 1904.)


                Not seen.  Reincarnation.




Dragon Queen, The  (Del Rey, 2001.)


Camelot #1.


                Merlin has a vision of Guinevere's eventual affair with Lancelot and the downfall of Camelot, so he tries to eliminate her before she can meet Arthur.  She takes refuge under the protection of a druid, a shapechanger, and a dragon.


Night of the Wolf  (Del Rey, 1999.)


Wolf #2.


                Second in the series, but actually a prequel.  Rome subjugates Gaul, but intrigue in the Senate causes difficulties for the Roman aristocracy.  In Gaul, a clan of shapechangers complicates things by roaming the night in the form of wolves.


Silver Wolf, The  (Ballantine, 1998.)


Wolf #1.


                A female werewolf in ancient Rome is endangered by the instability of that age and the human distrust of shapechangers.  Complicating matters further is the presence of an enigmatic wolf in the area, which turns out to be another of her kind.


Wolf King, The  (Del Rey, 2001.)


Wolf #3.


                A community of shapeshifters lives in a remote part of Europe, undisturbed until Charlemagne's army maneuvers in the area.  The male leader of the pack is captured while on a mission for Charlemagne, and his wife sets out to rescue him.




Treasure Forest  (Ace, 2006.)


                A family investigate a magical forest and the hermit who lives there.


BORGES, JORGE LUIS  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Aleph and Other Stories, The  (Dutton, 1970, Bantam, 1971.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Doctor Brodie's Report  (Dutton, 1972, Bantam, 1973.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Ficciones  (Weidenfeld Nicholson, 1962, Grove, 1962, Knopf, 1993.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.


Labyrinths  (New Directions, 1962.)


Collection of unrelated stories some of which are fantasy.




Haunted House, The  (Scholastic, 1978.)


Very short tale of a house with amicable ghosts.


BORNIKOVA, PHILLIPA  (Writes Science Fiction as Melinda Snodgrass.)


Publish and Perish (Tor, 2018.)


This Case Is Gonna Kill Me  (Tor, 2012.)


Politicking in a law firm that specializes in vampires, etc.


BOSTON, BRUCE  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


After Magic  (Eotu, 1990.)


                Short story in pamphlet form about a magical quest.


All the Clocks Are Melting  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


Short story in pamphlet form of a strange, surreal world and a knight on a quest.


BOSTON, LUCY M.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Adventures at Green Knowe  (Harcourt Brace, 1979.)




Castle of Yew, The  (1958)


                Two boys are magically miniaturized as they explore a garden.


Children of Green Knowe, The  (Faber, 1954, Harcourt, 1955, GK Hall, 1987, Peter Smith, 1988.)


Green Knowe #1.


The ghosts of people from the past live amicably with the children of a modern family.


Chimneys of Green Knowe, The  (Faber, 1958, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1958, as Treasure of Green Knowe.)


Green Knowe #2.


The haunted picture has been loaned to a museum and the ghosts have been forced to go with it.


Enemy at Green Knowe, An   (Faber, 1964, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964, Puffin, 1977.)


Green Knowe #5.


Some children explore a house once occupied by a black magician and discover that some of his discoveries were genuine.


Guardians of the House  (Bodley Head, 1974, Atheneum, 1975.)


A young boy explores a house filled with magical devices.


River at Green Knowe, The  (Faber, 1959, Harcourt, 1959.)


Green Knowe #3.


A trip down a river takes some children into strange other worlds..


Stones of Green Knowe, The  (Bodley Head, 1976, Atheneum, 1976.)


Green Knowe #67.


The house around which the series is centered is built in the 12th Century and one of the residents discovers he can travel through time.


Stranger at Green Knowe, A  (Faber, 1961, Harcourt, 1961.)


Green Knowe #4.


A missing gorilla is secretly living on the grounds of a haunted house.


Treasure of Green Knowe (See The Chimneys of Green Knowe.)


BOUCHARD, ROBERT A.  (See collaboration with C. Dale Brittain.)




Lord of Illusions  (Signet, 1998.)


                A beautiful woman uses her ability to read minds to help spy on the British and pass secrets to the French during the time of Wellington.


Would Be Witch, The  (Signet, 1997.)


Minor magical happenings in this Regency romance novel.




Leaving Tabasco  (Grove, 2001, translated from the Spanish by Geoff Hargreaves.)


                A child grows up in a rural area filled with ghosts and magic.




Plain Kate  (Arthur Levene, 2010.)


A young girl trades her shadow for good luck.




Brotherhood  (Ace, ?)


Assassin's Creed #2.




Renaissance  (Ace, ?)


Assassin's Creed #1.




Revelations  (Ace, 2011.)


Assassin's Creed #4.


A battle for ancient magical knowledge.


Secret Crusade, The  (Ace, ?)


Assassin's Creed #3.






Kecksies and Other Twilight Tales  (Arkham House, 1976.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


BOWEN, CARL  (Also writes Horror.)


Day as Dark as Night, A  (White Wolf, 2004.)


An Exalted novel.


                A woman imbued with superhuman powers works as an assassin for the gods.


Pillar of the Sun  (White Wolf, 2005.)


An Exalted novel.


                A warrior strives to survive in a cursed land.




Evans to Betsy  (St Martins, 2002, Berkley, 2003.)


Murder mystery with a couple of genuine psychic events.


BOWES, RICHARD  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Feral Cell  (Questar, 1987.)


Offbeat fantasy despite being set in the future.  The protagonist is transported between our world and a fantastical one by the music of a rock band. 


Minions of the Moon  (Tor, 1999.)


                Marginal contemporary fantasy about a man accompanied through life by a supernatural companion.


BOWKETT, STEPHEN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Dreamcatcher  (Dolphin, 2000.)


#1 in the multi-author Shadowman series.


                A teenager has psychic dreams that lead him to an ancient Indian burial ground, but make her potential prey for the mysterious Shadowman.


Gameplayers  (Gollancz, 1986.)


Not seen.


Spellbinder  (?, 1985.)


Not seen.




Tower of Shadows, The  (Del Rey, 2006.)


Tides of Fate #1.


                When a magical evil begins to pervade the land, a retired mercenary decides that he cannot ignore it.




House on the Bluff, The  (Barclay, 2001.)


                A mysterious house contains documents which foretell the future.


BOYCZUK, ROBERT  (Also writes Horror and Science Fiction.)


Book of Thomas: Heaven, The (Chizine, 2012,)


A young man undertakes a mystical journey.


BOYER, ELIZABETH  (Note that there are overlapping series listed below.)


Black Lynx, The  (Del Rey, 1993.)


Elven World #6/Skyla #2.


A young witch not completely in control of her own powers has overcome great odds in the past, but now she's involved with a pair of wizards who hope to alter the course of time itself in order to overthrow the dominance of evil elves.


Clan of the Warlord, The  (Del Rey, 1992.)


Elven World #5/Skyla #1.


In the aftermath of a war among the elves, a doddering wizard raises a young girl who turns out to be a witch.  She encounters evil elves and other nastiness on her quest to find a legendary treasure.


Curse of Slagfid, The  (Del Rey, 1989, Corgi, 1990.)


Wizard's War #2.


Two adventurers are trapped by a wizard and tricked into agreeing to help their captor secure a magical secret from a family laboring under a generations old curse. 


Dragon's Carbuncle, The  (Del Rey, 1990.)


Wizard's War #3.


Two friends set off to rescue the kidnapped lover of one, but to do so they must embrace wizardry and make use of a magic sword.  Elsewhere, war threatens the entire world of the elves.


Elves and the Otterskin, The  (Del Rey, 1981, Corgi, 1986.)


Elven World #2.


After escaping slavery to a witch by surviving the attack which killed her, a reluctant hero steals a magic sword from some giants, then sets off to kill a dragon and escape an army of elves.


Keeper of the Cats  (Del Rey, 1995.)


A young woman is sent to search for treasure amongst a group of women who live only to serve their cats.  Her investigations reveal grave robbers, barbarian warriors from another dimension, and other oddities.


Lord of Chaos, The  (Del Rey, 1991.)


Wizard's War #4.


An evil cabal of wizards is planning to use an elemental to tip the balance of a magical war in their favor.  Allied against them are too unlikely heroes, one of whom carries the magic sword that will tip the balance one way or another.


Sword and the Satchel, The  (Del Rey, 1980, Corgi, 1986.)


Elven World #1.


Kilgore's hopes to be a hero some day seem to be coming true when he proves capable of using a magic sword.  But then he discovers his mission is to oppose nearly singlehanded an evil magician who is shielded by giants, trolls, elves, and other magical menaces. 


Thrall and the Dragon's Heart, The  (Del Rey, 1982, Corgi, 1986.)


Elven World #3.


Yet another reluctant hero is precipitated into a war between the two branches of the elven race.  By chance, he possesses a magical artifact which is the key to resolving their struggle, and an evil sorcerer is hot on his trail.


Troll's Grindstone, The  (Del Rey, 1986, Corgi, 1987.)


Wizard's War #1.


As part of a deal to secure his freedom, a young hero agrees to impersonate a fabled ruler and steal a magic sword.  Unfortunately, the man he's impersonating is cordially hated by everyone in sight.


Wizard and the Warlord, The  (Del Rey, 1983, Corgi, 1987.)


Elven World #4.


An innocent man is imprisoned by a sorcerer because of his connection to a magical artifact that may tip the balance in a war between two halves of the elven race.  But trolls, zombies, and other creatures stand in the way of his freedom.


BOYD, DONNA  (Also writes Horror.)


Alchemist, The  (Del Rey, 2002.)


                Three immortals from ancient Egypt live through the ages, eventually becoming enemies.  In the 20th Century, one of the two men discovers that the woman has killed the other, and plans to dominate the world, so he kills her.


BOYETT, STEVEN R.  (See collaboration below. Also writes Horror as Ben Leech and as  Boyett, and Science Fiction as Boyett.)


Ariel  (Ace, 1983.)


Ariel #1.


The Change is a devastating event in which the rational world suddenly became prey to magic.  Most of the civilized world has collapsed into chaos, in which setting a young man encounters a unicorn and has a series of adventures which demonstrate to him that life isn't all that bad.


Elegy Beach (Ace, 2009.)


Ariel #2.


Technology stops and magic takes over, but some try to reverse the effect.




Gnole, The  (Heinemann, 1991.)


Not seen.




His Mistress by Morning  (Avon, 2006.)


Historical romance with shapechanging magic.


BRADBURY, RAY  (Most of his science fiction collections also contain occasional fantasies. Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Dark Carnival  (Arkham House, 1947.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Day It Rained Forever, The  (Rupert Hart-Davis, 1959.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Driving Blind  (Avon, 1997.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Halloween Tree, The  (Knopf, 1972, Bantam, 1974, Amereon, 1996.)


A magical, dreamlike Halloween story about a magical tree that grows pumpkins.  For younger readers.


Medicine for Melancholy, A  (Doubleday, 1959, Bantam, 1960, Avon, 1998.)


Collection of unrelated stories, some of which are fantasy.


October Country, The  (Ballantine, 1955, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


One More for the Road  (Morrow, 2002, Earthlight, 2003.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Quicker Than the Eye  (Avon, 1996.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Brightly Woven  (Egmont, 2010.)


Young adult novel about an apprentice wizard.


Passenger (Hyperion, 2015.)


Magical time travel.


BRADDOCK, HANOVI  (Pseudonym of Bruce Holland Rogers, whom see.)


Ashes of the Sun  (Harper, 1996.)


A Magic: the Gathering novel.


A female warrior is determined to die fighting the goblins who destroyed her people, but instead she is tricked into performing a mission for a race of minotaurs.


BRADFIELD, SCOTT  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Animal Planet  (Picador, 1995.)


Fable about all the animals becoming intelligent and rebelling against their human masters, only to find themselves trapped into human economic slavery.


History of Luminous Motion, The  (Knopf, 1989, Vintage, 1990, Picador, 1996.)


                A young boy comes into contact with monsters.




Even a Worm  (Barker, 1936.)


                The animals rebel.




Angels in a Harsh World  (Berkley, 1999.)


                Marginal story about a woman on a mystical voyage of discovery after her fate is influenced by an angel.


BRADLEY, MARION ZIMMER  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror. See also collaborations which follow.)


Fall of Atlantis  (Baen, 1987.)


Omnibus volume of The Web of Light and The Web of Darkness.


Firebrand, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1987, Michael Joseph, 1988, Pocket, 1988, Penguin, 1994, Roc, 2003.)


An untraditional look at the Trojan War, which portrays it as childish squabbling rather than a noble quest, motivated in part by disagreements about the role of women and the male resistance to worship of the Earth Mother.


Forest House, The  (Viking, 1993, Michael Joseph, 1993, Roc, 1995.)


Avalon #1.


Prequel to The Mists of Avalon, though written well after it.  A Druid woman falls in love with a half breed Roman soldier and finds her loyalties divided when she becomes high priestess of her people.  Primarily an historical novel with feminist overtones.  Diana L. Paxson is an uncredited collaborator.


Gratitude of Kings, The   (Roc, 1997.)


                A short story in book form featuring the protagonist of the Lythande series.


House Between the Worlds, The  (Doubleday, 1980. Del Rey, 1981, slightly different version.)


The hero travels discorporately to the world of Faerie and witnesses the capture of the Queen by goblins.  Trapped back in his own world, he tries to return to her rescue but no one is willing to believe his story.  Eventually he seeks access to the House Between the Worlds in order to find a way back, this time with a physical body.


Lady of Avalon  (Viking, 1997, Michael Joseph, 1997.)


Avalon #2.


A band of Druids retreats to an island refuge in the aftermath of internal turmoil and the arrival of Roman legions to conquer the British isles.  An historical novel with magic as an element of the local culture.


Lady of Trillium  (Bantam, 1995, HarperCollins, 1996.)


#4 in the multi-author Trillium series.


The archimage of a fantasy world is trying to pick her successor when she discovers that the process is fraught with politics and peril.


Lythande  (DAW, 1986, Sphere, 1988.)


Collection of related stories about a female magician.


Mists of Avalon, The  (Knopf, 1982, Michael Joseph, 1983, Del Rey, 1984, Penguin, 1993.)


Avalon #3.


This author's most significant single work.  An unconventional take on the story of Camelot from a distinctly feminine perspective.  A massive work told primarily from the point of view of the women in the story and with a feminist worldview.


Night's Daughter  (Del Rey, 1985.)


A novel based on the opera, The Magic Flute.  A romance, a test of magical powers, and a dragon all play key parts in the action.


Warrior Woman  (DAW, 1985, Arrow, 1987.)


A female gladiator struggles to survive in the ring, then to escape slavery and return to the city where she may have received her training.


Web of Darkness  (Donning, 1983, Richard Drew, 1985.)


Atlantis #2.


The leader of a bizarre cult enlists the aid of a young woman to perform an act of evil sorcery.


Web of Light  (Pocket, 1983, Starblaze, 1983.)


Atlantis #1


A priestess in Atlantis becomes a fugitive when the arrival of a prince with magical powers excites the interest of a band of sorcerers who intend to use them to bolster their personal powers.




Glenraven  (Baen, 1996.)


                A woman travels to a small town in a remote part of Italy where she discovers that it is a secretive, magical land ruled by a demon in human form.  Even more perplexing is that the locals seem to consider her a candidate to free them from his oppression.




Black Trillium  (Doubleday, 1990, HarperCollins, 1991.)


Trillium #1.


Three very different sisters with three different magic abilities have various adventures after their kingdom is invaded and they become refugees hunted by their enemies.  Each author apparently took one character as her own.


Tiger Burning Bright  (Morrow, 1995.)


Three female members of the royal House of the Tiger go into hiding when their nation is conquered, and from hiding they wits and magical skills to undermine their conqueror.  For if his rule goes unchallenged, he may unleash a demonic force that will enslave their people forever.




Priestess of Avalon  (Viking, 2001.)


Avalon #4.


                A woman of the mystical Druid lands falls in love with a Roman soldier and is forced into exile. 




Lady in Gil  (HarperCollins, 1997, Hodder, 1997, Ace, 2000.)


Gil #1.


                A magical statue is the key to overthrowing the oppressive rulers of an island kingdom.  An unlikely scholar gains the assistance of a secretive revolutionary group and saves the day.


Lady Pain  (Gollancz, 1998, Millennium, 1999, Ace, 2001.)


Gil #3.


                A man carries a mystical force in side him that torments him constantly.


Scionís Lady  (Hodder, 1997, Vista, 1998, Ace, 2000.)


Gil #2.


                Although the rulers of Gil have been replaced with more acceptable ones, someone is out to assassinate the man responsible for their overthrow.




Sweet Sorcery  (Dell, 1995.)


Not seen.  Sorcery and romance in the time of Charlemagne.


BRADSHAW, GILLIAN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Beyond the North Wind  (Greenwillow, 1993.)


Not seen.


Down the Long Wind  (Methuen, 1988.)


Omnibus of all three Gwalchmai novels.


Dragon and the Thief, The  (Greenwillow, 1991.)


Kandaki #1.


Not seen.


Hawk of May  (Simon & Schuster, 1980, Signet, 1981, Methuen, 1981, Bantam, 1992.)


Gwalchmai #1.


An Arthurian fantasy involving a magical sword, a fabulous horse, and a stalwart hero who is fated to draw the sword and wield it against his enemies. 


Horses of Heaven  (Doubleday, 1991, Bantam, 1992.)


In the aftermath of Alexander's conquest of most of the then known world, a small unconquered kingdom seeks to maintain its independence by forging an alliance against powerful invaders.  Court politics with a tint of magic.


In Winter's Shadow  (Methuen, 1992, Bantam, 1993, Simon & Schuster, 1993.)


Gwalchmai #3.


A hero's brother turns traitor against the court of King Arthur and precipitates a crisis that threatens to bring an end to the benevolent rule of England.


Kingdom of Summer  (Simon & Schuster, 1981, Methuen, 1981, Signet, 1982, Bantam, 1992.)


Gwalchmai #2.


A noble warrior in the service of King Arthur undertakes a mission against his own mother, who is an evil sorceress intent upon seizing control over the court. 


Land of Gold, The  (Greenwillow, 1992.)


Kandaki #2.


A usurper seizes the throne and attempts to sacrifice Princess Kandaki to a dragon, but she is rescued by a young Egyptian and enlists the aid of another dragon to regain her birthright.




God on a Harley  (Simon & Schuster, 1995, Pocket, 1996.)


Feel good contemporary fantasy about a middle aged woman frustrated with life who encounters a charismatic motorcyclist who turns out to be a manifestation of God.


BRADY, JULIE  (See collaboration with Piers Anthony.)




Firegold  (Winslow, ?, Farrar Straus Giroux, 2003.)


                A teenager suspects that he is actually descended from a mountain tribe and that he possesses untapped magical powers.




Claiming Her  (Wildside, 2003.)


Leianna #1.


                A woman discovers she is the reincarnation of the lover of a superhuman being from the distant past.


Reforming Hell  (Wildside, 2009.)


Leianna #2.


Heaven and Hell may be reunited.


BRALLIER, KATE             


Boundless Deep, The  (Forge, 2008.)


A woman experiences magical dreams.


Seal Island  (Tor, 2005.)


                A woman discovers magic and romance in a remote area.


BRAMAH, ERNEST  (Pseudonym of Ernest Bramah Smith. Also writes Science Fiction.)


Celestial Omnibus, The  (Richards, 1963.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Kai Lung Beneath the Mulberry Tree  (Richards, 1940, Ayer, 1978.)


Kai Lung Series.


Collection of oriental fantasies involving a wise man's adventures.


Kai Lung Omnibus, The  (Philip Alan, 1936.)


Omnibus of Kai Lung stories.


Kai Lung's Golden Hours  (Grant Richards, 1922, Doran, 1923, Penguin, 1938, Ballantine, 1972.)


Kai Lung Series.


Collection of oriental fantasies involving a wise man's adventures.


Kai Lung Omnibus, The  (?, 1936)


                Omnibus of The Wallet of Kai Lung, Kai Lung's Golden Hours, and Kai Lung Unrolls His Mat.


Kai Lung: Six  (Non-Profit Press, 1974.)


Collection of related stories.


Kai Lung Unrolls His Mat  (Doubleday, 1928, Richards Press, 1928, Jonathan Cape, 1935, Traveller's Library, 1935, Penguin, 1937, Ballantine, 1974.)


Kai Lung Series.


Collection of oriental fantasies involving a wise man's adventures.


Moon of Much Gladness, The  (See The Return of Kai Lung.)


Return of Kai Lung, The  (Sheridan House, 1937, also published as The Moon of Much Gladness.)


                Collection of oriental fantasies.


Wallet of Kai Lung, The  (Richards Press, 1900, Doran, ?, Page, 1900, Methuen, 1917, Grant Richards, 1923, Penguin, 1936, Buccaneer, 1977, House of Fire, 1988.)


Kai Lung Series.


Collection of oriental fantasies invovling a wise man's adventures.


BRAND, MAX  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Dan Barry's Daughter  (Dodd, Mead, 1959, Pocket, 1960, Warner, 1980.  Magazine version, 1924.)


Dan Barry #4.


A western with no fantasy element although it is the sequel to a trilogy that involves a gunslinger who is apparently a manifestation of Pan.  A would-be beau for Dan Barry's daughter runs afoul of a gang of villains.  Included for informational purposes only.


Night Horseman, The  (?, 1921, Dodd, Mead, 1952, Pocket, 1954. Putnam,.)


Dan Barry #2.


A reluctant gunslinger is menaced by friend of foe alike, accompanied by his loyal wolf and magical stallion.


Seventh Man, The    (Dodd Mead, 1921, Warner, 1974.)


Dan Barry #3.


A gunslinger who is accompanied everywhere by a wolf and an apparently magical horse is trapped by a local sheriff into betraying a friend.  The protagonist appears to be the god Pan in a new setting.


Untamed, The  (Dodd Mead, 1919, Pocket, 1955.)


Dan Barry #1.


Dan Barry, a man with a magical past, struggles against Jim Silent, leader of a gang of outlaws in the old West.  Barry is actually the Greek god Pan.




Terminus Experiment, The  (Roc, 1999.)


Shadowrun #35.


                Someone is plotting to take over the city of Seattle using vampires who have learned to live in the daylight.  At the same time, another plot is uncovered to use genetically altered humans for much the same purpose.


BRANDEL, MARC  (Also writes Horror.)


Man Who Liked Women, The  (Simon & Schuster, 1972, Pocket, 1974.)


A lustful contemporary man has a series of comic adventures when the goddess Venus manifests herself to him, but in a body only two inches tall.




Beyond the Starlit Frost  (Pocket, 1991.)


Tintagel #2.


A young couple fall in love on the eve of their journey across a mythical land to oppose a terrible evil magic that is largely a side issue to their passionate romance.


Passion Moon Rising  (Pocket, 1988.)


Tintagel #1.


Torrid romance in a mythical land.  Star crossed lovers from rival kingdoms engaged in war seek a way to remain together despite the conflict between their homelands.




Ruined City, The  (Spectra, 2012.)


Veiled Isles #2.




Traitor's Daughter, The  (Spectra, 2011.)


Veiled Isles #1.




Wanderers, The  (Spectra, 2012.)


Veiled Isles #3.






Dragon Road (Angry Robot, 2018.)


Drifting Lands #2.




Skyfarer (Angry Robot, 2017.)


Magic and space travel mix.




Once Upon a Dream (Hyperion, 2016.)


Sleeping Beauty has adventures in a world of dreams.


BRAUNBECK, GARY A.  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Indifference of Heaven, The  (Obsidian, 2000.)


                Strange tale of the intervention of various varieties of angels on Earth, and the importance of the soul of one recently dead woman in their struggle.




Devlin's Honor  (Bantam, 2003.)


Sword of Change #2.


                In order to prove that he is really the Chosen One, Devlin must undertake an arduous and perilous journey to his homeland to retrieve a fabled sword.


Devlin's Justice  (Bantam, 2004.)


Sword of Change #3.


                Although he retrieved the magic sword, Devlin finds himself imprisoned and unable to affect the outcome of the war, which is carried on by his friends, who believe him to be dead.


Devlin's Luck  (Bantam, 2002.)


Sword of Change #1.


                Despondent over the death of his family, a farmer agrees to become the nominal champion of his beleaguered nation, believing it will lead to his honorable death.  Although he hadn't expected it to turn out that way, it appears that he is well suited for his new position.


Final Sacrifice, The  (Bantam, 2008.)


Sorcery #3.


A monk's mind is magically transferred to the body of the emperor.


First Betrayal, The  (Bantam, 2006.)


Sorcery #1.


                A woman is shipwrecked on a magical island.


Sea Change, The  (Bantam, 2007.)


Sorcery #2.


A man finds himself trapped in the body of a prince, but not alone.


BRENCHLEY, CHAZ  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror. See also Ben MacAllan.)


Bridge of Dreams  (Ace, 2006.)


                A conquered city where magic is banned quietly begins to develop a sorcerous defense.


Dark Way to Glory, A  (Orbit, 2000 as part of Feast of the King's Shadow,  Ace, 2003.)


Outremer #3.


                The survivors of several defeated tribes regroup and prepare for the arrival of a fabled figure who will lead them to victory.


Devil in the Dust, The  (Orbit, 1998, Ace, 2003.)


Outremer #1.


                The land of Outremer is collapsing under the pressure of barbarian tribes and needs a new symbol behind which to rally.


End of All Roads, The  (Orbit, ?, Ace, 2003.)


Outremer #6.


                A war between barbarians and knights plays into the hands of shapeshifting creatures who want suzerainty over humankind.


Feast of the King's Shadow  (Orbit, 2000, Ace, 2003.)


Outremer #4.


                The sides of forming for an imminent war, but the rulers of Outremer aren't sure whether they can trust even their allies.


Hand of the Kingís Evil  (Orbit, 2001.)


Outremer #5.


                A magical kingdom is torn by warfare.


River of the World  (Ace, 2007.)


                Rebels attempt to undermine a magical bond holding their city in bondage to another.


Tower of the Kingís Daughter  (Orbit, 1998, Ace, 2003


Outremer #2.


                Two young people become symbols of freedom in a magical world where efforts to stamp out religious heresy have resulted in a repression of other freedoms as well.


BRENNAN, CAITLIN  (See also Judith Tarr.)


House of the Star  (Tor, 2010.)


A woman from a magical world seeks the greatest of all horses.


Mountain's Call, The  (Luna, 2004.)


Aurelia #1.


                A woman strives to become the first rider for the gods despite the traditions of her people.


Shattered Dance  (Luna, 2006.)


Aurelia #3.


                Once again a woman battles the enemies of her people.


Song of Unmaking  (Luna, 2005.)


Aurelia #2.


                The woman who broke the tradition of her people to become a Rider discovers that a fresh set of problems pursue her personally and her nation.




Faeman Quest, The  (Bloomsbury, 2011.)


Faerie Wars.




Faerie Lord (Bloomsbury, 2009.)


Faerie Wars.




Faerie Wars  (Bloomsbury, 2003, Tor, 2007.)


Faerie Wars #1.


                A war in the world of fairies spills over into our reality.  For young adults.


Purple Emperor, The  (Bloomsbury, 2006, Tor, 2008.)


Faerie Wars #2.


                A murdered fairy ruler is raised from the dead.


Ruler of the Realm  (Bloomsbury, 2006.)


Faerie Wars #3.




Secret Prophecy, The (Balzer & Bray, 2014.)


A teenager discovers a code in the works of Nostradamus.


BRENNAN, J.H.  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Ancient Evil  (Fontana, 1985.)


                A multi-path gamebook.


Castle of Darkness, The  (Dell, ?)


                A multi-path gamebook.


Den of Dragons, The  (Dell, ?)


                A multi-path gamebook.


Fire Wolf  (Fontana, 1984.)


                A multi-path gamebook involving a quest in a land of demons.


Gateway of Doom, The  (Dell, ?)


                A multi-path gamebook.


Kingdom of Horror  (Dell, 1985.)


                A multi-path gamebook.


Realm of Chaos  (Dell, ?)


                A multi-path gamebook.


Voyage of Terror  (Dell, ?)


                A multi-path gamebook.




Doppelganger  (Warner, 2006.)


Witch #1.


                A witch must hunt down her double in order to master her powers.


In Ashes Lie (Orbit, 2009.)


Onyx Court #2.


A novel of the fey.


In the Labyrinth of Drakes (Tor, 2016.)


Trent #4.




Midnight Never Comes  (Orbit, 2008.)


Onyx Court #1.


Historical fantasy - magic in Victorian England.


Natural History of Dragons, A  (Tor, 2013.)


Trent #1.


A young woman devotes her life to the study of dragons.


Star Shall Fall, A  (Tor, 2010.)


Onyx Court #3.


Rivalry between magic and science must be put aside as London faces disaster.


Tropic of Serpents, The (Tor, 2014.)


Trent #2.




Voyage of the Basilisk (Tor, 2015.)


Trent #3.




Warrior and Witch  (Warner, 2006.)


Witch #2.


                A witch created under unusual circumstances is the focus of a controversy about whether she is good or evil.


With Fate Conspire (Tor, 2011.)


Onyx Court #4.


Fairies under London.


Within the Sanctuary of Wings (Tor, 2017.)


Trent #5.


A naturalist in a land of magical creatures.


BRENNAN, NOEL ANNE  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Blood of the Land, The  (Ace, 2004.)


Land #2.


                Although the usurper has been driven from the throne, she has joined forces with a foreign army and plans to seize it once again.


Daughter of the Desert  (Ace, 2006.)


                A prince travels with a woman who possesses magical powers in a quest to a distant land.


Sword of the Land, The  (Ace, 2003.)


Land #1.


                A young woman deprived of her rightful throne gets involved when the usurper begins to oppress their people.




Doktor Glass  (Ace, 2012.)


Someone is stealing souls in a steampunk world.


BRENNER, MAYER ALAN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Catastrophe's Spell  (DAW, 1989.)


Dance of the Gods #1.


A madcap fantasy in which Maximillian the Vaguely Disreputable is caught between warring sorcerers.  The story features a castle that flies away at odd moments and a sorceror whose own magic makes him sick.


Spell of Apocalypse  (DAW, 1994.)


Dance of the Gods #4.


The struggle to overthrow the gods is nearing its climax and the future of the recurring characters in this series hangs collectively in the balance. 


Spell of Fate  (DAW, 1992.)


Dance of the Gods #3.


Maximillian and his friends are determined to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the local gods.  To do so, they hope to exploit existing rivalries among the supernatural beings, and use the crowning of a new emperor as the fulcrum for change.   Not a complete story, the action is resolved in the fourth in the series.


Spell of Intrigue  (DAW, 1990.)


Dance of the Gods #2.


Magical attacks are aimed at legitimate businesses in this out of the ordinary fantasy world.  Maximillian suspects that there is more to the plot than simple lust for money and is promptly thrust into a renewed battle between magical forces both human and not.




Merlin's Keep  (Doubleday, 1977, Souvenir, 1977, GK Hall, 1978, Crest, 1979.)


Romantic adventure story about an English girl raised in Tibet who discovers marginal magical elements back in England.




Daylight War, The  (Del Rey, 2013.)


Demons #3.




Desert Spear, The  (Del Rey, 2010.)


Demons #2.


Two rival leaders try to direct human response to demonic forces.


Skull Throne, The (Del Rey, 2015.)


Demons #4.




Warded Man, The  (Del Rey, 2010.)


Demons #1.


Humanity is plagued by demons who have arisen after the collapse of civilization.




Casting Spells  (Berkley, ?)


Chloe Hobbs #1.




Laced with Magic  (Berkley, 2009.)


Chloe Hobbs #2.


A good witch tries to free an imprisoned spirit.


Somewhere in Time  (Harlequin, 1992.)


                Frustrated with the quality of men in the modern age, a woman is somehow magically transported back through time to the days of the US revolution.


Spells & Stiches (Berkley, 2011.)


Chloe Hobbs #4.


A newborn baby has uncontrollable magical talent.


Spun by Sorcery  (Berkley, 2010.)


Chloe Hobbs #3.


An entire town magically disappears.




I Dream of Jeannie  (Pocket, 1966.)


                Based on the television program about a man saddled with an awkward and attractive genie, and the comical complications that result.




Endless (Hyperion, 2014.)


Life in limbo.




Witch in the Cave, The  (Allen & Unwin, 1986.)


In a prehistoric world, rival witches contend for power within their tribe, and the protagonist recovers from a great defeat to reclaim her place.


BRIDGE, ANN  (Pseudonym of Mary OíMalley.)


And Then You Came  (Chatto & Windus, 1948.)


                Magical time travel.




As Fate Decrees  (Edge, 2007.)


A slave woman discovers that her new master is a god.




Hobberdy Dick  (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1955, Greenwillow, 1977.)


Not seen.


Kate Crackernuts  (Alden, 1963, Kestrel, 1979, Greenwillow, 1979.)


Not seen.


BRIGGS, PATRICIA  (Note that the Alpha & Omega series is related to the Mercy Thompson series.)


Blood Bound  (Ace, 2007.)


Mercy Thompson #2.


                A woman discovers that her vampire friend is possessed by a demon.


Bone Crossed  (Ace, 2009.)


Mercy Thompson #4.


A woman is caught between vampires and werewolves.


Cry Wolf  (Ace, 2008.)


Alpha and Omega #1.


Mild romance among  a pack of werewolves.


Dead Heat (Ace, 2015.)


Alpha and Omega




Dragon Blood  (Ace, 2003.)


                A young man reluctantly accepts that the king is corrupt and decides to join a band of rebels.


Dragon Bones  (Ace, 2002.)


                A young prince pretended to be dimwitted to avoid posing a challenge to his paranoid father, but when he finally succeeds to the throne, some of the nobleman insist he's not smart enough to rule.


Fair Game  (Ace, ?)


Alpha & Omega #3.




Fire Touched (Ace, 2016.)


Mercy Thompson #9.




Frost Burned  (Ace, 2013.)


Mercy Thompson #7.


Someone abducts the family of a woman married to a werewolf.


Hob's Bargain, The  (Ace, 2001.)


                In order to defend her village from raiders, a young woman makes a bargain with the Hob, a magical creature who is the last of his kind.  The price he exacts is considerably more serious than she expected.


Hunting Ground  (Ace, 2009.)


Alpha & Omega #2.


Werewolves consider making their existence known to the world.


Iron Kissed  (Ace, 2008.)


Mercy Thompson #3.


A female shapeshifter tries to clear an innocent man's name.


Masques  (Ace, 1993.)


                An evil magician lays siege to a city with an army of zombies, and those trapped within have to develop a novel war plan to save the day..


Moon Called  (Ace, 2006.)


Mercy Thompson #1.


                A female werecoyote befriends an untrained werewolf in a world where the supernatural is part of every day life.


Night Broken (Ace, 2014.)


Mercy Thompson #8.




Raven's Shadow  (Ace, 2004.)


Raven #1.


                Fearful of magic, people turn on the wizards who protect them and turn them into fugitives.


Raven's Strike  (Ace, 2005.)


Raven #2.


                An evil force that has been kept asleep for generations is on the verge of wakening.


River Marked (Ace, 2011.)


Mercy Thompson #6.




Shifter's Wolf  (Ace, 2012.)


Omnibus of Masques and Wolfsbane.


Shifting Shadows (Ace, 2014.)


Mercy Thompson series.


Collection of related stories.


Silence Fallen (Ace, 2017.)


Silver Borne  (Ace, 2009.)


Mercy Thompson #5.


A young female shapeshifter gets involved with a dangerous book of magic.


Steal the Dragon  (Ace, 1995.)


An escaped slave becomes a skilled mercenary spy in the employ of a comparatively benevolent government.  She proves her worth when she is assigned to prevent the assassination of a ruler who has vowed to outlaw slavery.


When Demons Walk  (Ace, 1998.)


                A sorceress turns detective when a series of murders disturb the small city where she lives.  Her investigations reveal that the perpetrator is not human, but rather an ancient demon.




Richard Brown and the Dragon  (Doubleday, 1952, Scholastic, 1971.)


Young readers book about a hero who goes off to slay the worst dragon in the world.


BRIGHTFIELD, RICHARD  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Castle of Doom, The  (Tor, 1984.)


Your Amazing Adventures #1.


Gamebook set in a magical castle.


Dragonmaster, The  (Tor, 1984.)


Your Amazing Adventures #4.


Gamebook set in a war between magical forces.


Dragon's Den, The  (Bantam, 1984.)


Choose Your Own Adventure #33.


Gamebook in which you steal a dragon's treasure.


Island of Fear  (Tor, 1984.)


Your Amazing Adventures #2.


Gamebook set on a sorcerer's island.


Revenge of the Dragonmaster  (Tor, 1984.)


Your Amazing Adventures #5.


Gamebook.  Not seen.


Terror Under the Earth  (Tor, 1984.)


Your Amazing Adventures #3.


Gamebook set in an underground kingdom.




Rhino Boy  (Dolphin, 2000.)


                A teenager adjusts when a large horn begins to grow from his forehead.




Love Through Time, A  (Jove, 1998.)


                Two contemporary people are transported back through time to medieval Scotland where they become involved in clan politics and eventually fall in love with one another.


Matter of Time, A  (Jove, 1999.)


                A man travels back through time to historical Scotland and becomes involved with a woman who possesses unusual healing powers.


Queen's Man, The  (Jove, 2000.)


                A woman travels back through time and falls in love with the man who should be on the throne of England in the place of Elizabeth.




Blackveil  (DAW, 2011.)


Rider #4.


A quest for magical documents to avert a war.


Firebrand (DAW, 2017.)


First Rider's Call  (DAW, 2003.)


Rider #2.


                In a land freshly beset by dark magic, a young courier begins to see the image of the long dead founder of her order, who insists that she must fulfill her destiny.


Green Rider  (DAW, 1998, Earthlight, 1998.)


Rider #1.


                A young woman drops out of school and is riding home when she encounters a dying man, one of the legendary messengers of the king.  He recruits her assistance in delivering a message in his stead, which imbues her with magical powers and gives her some powerful and relentless enemies.


High King's Tomb, The  (DAW, 2007.)


Rider #3.


A magically endowed courier and her colleagues attempt to find a magical defense against invasion.


Mirror Sight (DAW, 2014.)


Rider #5.




BRITTAIN, C. DALE  (See also collaboration which follows.)


Bad Spell in Yurt, A  (Baen, 1991.)


Daimbert #1.


An inept magician takes a post in a small kingdom whose ruler has fallen under a deadly spell.  Not only must he save the king, but also identify which member of the court has secretly used magic against the man.


Daughter of Magic  (Baen,1996.)


Daimbert #5.


This time Daimbert the magician faces a host of problems including a miracle worker who may be a demon, an assault by animated creatures that never lived, assassins, kidnappings, a preternatural wolf, mysterious fires, and his headstrong and trouble prone daughter.


Is This Apocalypse Necessary?  (Wooster, 2000.)


Daimbert #6.


                A mediocre wizard must battle an old friend whose mastery of magic is coupled unfortunately with an overwhelming desire to enforce orderliness on everyone and everything.


Mage Quest  (Baen, 1993.)


Daimbert #3.


Everybody in Yurt wants something and they all demand that Daimbert, the newly appointed court wizard, help them obtain their desires.  But there's an evil curse hovering in the air, and a djinn lurking around the corner, and more than simple wishes are at stake.


Voima  (Baen, 1995.)


A race of immortal demigods is under attack by an evil force, so they enlist the aid of three mortals and send them on a quest to tilt the balance of power in their favor.  But the threesome begins to wonder just which side they should be helping.


Witch and the Cathedral, The  (Baen, 1995.)


Daimbert #4.


Thwarted in love, Daimbert leaves Yurt on a pilgrimage to another land to visit their cathedral.  But his reception is less than friendly; everyone seems to be avoiding him, and it just might have something to do with a particularly attractive witch he's just met.


Wood Nymph and the Cranky Saint, The  (Baen, 1993.)


Daimbert #2.


When the king of Yurt goes on vacation, he leaves his court magician in charge.  But Daimbert is up to his eyeballs in trouble when a plague of magical creatures, lusty ladies, and other distractions throws all of Yurt into chaos.




Count Scar  (Baen, 1997.)


                A partially disabled soldier inherits a castle, then teams up with a reclusive holy man to help thwart a nest of enemies plotting against their lives.




My Fallen Angel  (Harper, 2000.)


                A naval officer who died in battle is sent back to Earth as an angel to help a woman in her quest, but is strictly enjoined from becoming personally involved with her.




Lucy and the Merman  (Scholastic, 1977.)


Triton appears to a young girl and transforms her into a mermaid for the day.


BROADDUS, MAURICE (Also writes Horror.)


King Maker  (Angry Robot, 2010.)


Breton Court #1.




King's Justice  (Angry Robot, 2011.)


Breton Court #2.




King's War  (Angry Robot, 2011.)


Breton Court #3.






Ink (Scholastic, 2018.)


Young adult adventure in a fantasy world where your life story is tattooed onto your flesh.




No Flying in the House  (Harper & Row, 1970, Avon Camelot, 1973, Trophy, 1982.)


A magical dog is given the task of caring for a young girl and finding her a new home.


Shades, The  (Harper & Row, 1971, Avon Camelot, 1973.)


In his new home, a young boy discovers that there are people living in the house whose bodies are shadows.




Brief History of the Dead, The  (Pantheon, 2006.)


                A woman trapped in Antarctica contacts the spirits of the departed living in a limbo like city.




Empty Ones, The (Tor, 2016.)


Vicious Circuit #2.


Quantum angels and a strange cult.


Kill All Angels (Tor, 2017.)


Vicious Circuit #3.


Killing one angel might free humanity from their interference.


Unnoticeables, The (Tor, ?)


Vicious Circuit #1.


A musician discovers that there are supernatural beings interfering in human affairs.


BRODERICK, DAMIEN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Black Grail, The  (Avon, 1986.)


Revised and expanded version of Sorcerer's World.


Godplayers, The  (Thunder's Mouth, 2005.)


Players in Contest of Worlds #1.


                A man discovers that this is just one of various parallel worlds, in some of which magic  works.


K-Machines  (Thunder's Mouth, 2006.)


Players in Context of Worlds #2.


                The hero must defeat a technological threat to preserve the gods.


Sorcerer's World  (Signet, 1970.  Later revised and expanded as The Black Grail.)


A warrior is transported millions of years into the future where a dying Earth is in the throes of a magical war.  The primitive warrior turns out to have higher morals than the wizards who seek to use him.


BRODIE-INNES, J.W.  (Also writes Horror.)


Morag the Seal  (Rebman, 1908.)


                Not seen.  Shapechanging is explained as a paranormal mental power.




Dreamkeepers, The  (Bradbury Press, 1992.)


A secretive group of good magicians hidden in Wales is menaced by an evil witch and her monstrous servants.  For younger readers.


Scorpions of Zahir, The  (Delacorte, 2012.)


A youngster has adventures in a desert with magic and mystery.




Immortals, The (Orbit, 2016.)


The Greek gods are living as mortals in the present.


Olympus Bound (Orbit, 2018.)


Winter of the Gods (Orbit, 2017.)




Plucker  (Abrams, 2005.)


                Art book with accompanying text about a boy's encounter with a malevolent spirit.


BROOK, MELJEAN (Also writes Horror and Science Fiction.)


Frozen (Berkley, 2014.)


Iron Seas


Heart of Steel (Berkley, 2012.)


Iron Seas #2.




Here There Be Monsters (Berkley, 2013.)


Iron Seas


Iron Duke, The  (Berkley Sensation, 2010.)


Iron Seas #1.


Adventure in an alternate past with zombies.


Kraken King, The (Berkley, 2014.)


Iron Seas


Riveted (Berkley, 2014.)


Iron Seas


BROOKS, MIKE  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Black Coast, The (Solaris, 2021.)


God-King #1.


A supernatural creature possesses a man and introduces change into two typical fantasy realms.


BROOKS, TERRY  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Angel Fire East   (Del Rey, 1999, Orbit, 2000.)


Knight #3.


                John Ross teams up with a fellow wizard in contemporary America to locate a magical creature who could be their ultimate weapon against the powers of the void, or their defeat if the other side seizes control first.


Antrax  (Del Rey, 2001, Earthlight, 2002.)


Shannara #10.


                The Ilse witch discovers that her brother is being protected by a shapechanger, although possibly for some ulterior reason.  The creature Antrax begins to amass magical power.


Armageddon's Children  (Del Rey, 2006.)


Genesis of Shannara #1.


                Civilization has been destroyed by dark magic and demons interfere in the affairs of the survivors.


Bearers of the Black Staff  (Del Rey, 2010.)


Genesis of Shannara #4.


A wall of protective magic disappears.


Black Unicorn, The  (Del Rey, 1987, Futura, 1988.)


Landover #2.


The owner of a genuine magic kingdom shuttles back and forth from there to Earth, and is magically ensorcelled so that an enemy can take his place and his former friends no longer recognize him.


Bloodfire Quest  (Del Rey, 2013.)






Darkling Child, The (Del Rey, 2015.)






Druid of Shannara, The  (Del Rey, 1991, Orbit, 1991.)


Shannara #5.


The rebellion started in the previous volume moves closer to fruition as a ghost directs his living allies in their mission to secure magical wards against the monsters commanded by the cruel Shadowen.


Elf Queen of Shannara, The  (Del Rey, 1992, Legend, 1992.)


Shannara #6.


Humans seek the missing elvish race as allies in their attempt to overthrow the monsters that have seized control of the world.


Elfstones of Shannara, The  (Del Rey, 1982, Futura, 1982, Orbit, 1999.)


Shannara #2.


A faltering magician hero tries to protect a beautiful elven maiden from the evil intentions of a demon.  Her mission is to nurture seeds which will bring forth magical, protective trees.


Elves of Cintra, The  (Del Rey, 2007.)


Genesis of Shannara #2.


Several people from our world find a way to travel to Shannara.


First King of Shannara  (Del Rey, 1996, Legend, 1997, Orbit, 1999.)


Shannara #8.


An outcast druid discovers that an invading army of trolls is aided by a group of renegade Druids and gathers intelligence in order to prepare his people to withstand their attack.


Gypsy Morph, The  (Del Rey, 2008.)


Genesis of Shannara #3.


The fall of the old world leads to the creation of a magical realm.


Heritage of Shannara, The  (Del Rey, 2003.)


                Omnibus of The Scions of Shannara, The Druid of Shannara, The Elf Queen of Shannara, and The Talismans of Shannara.


High Druid's Blade, The (Del Rey, 2014.)






Hook  (Ivy, 1992, Arrow, 1992,  based on the screenplay by Jim V. Hart and Malia Scotch Marmo.)


Novelization of the film about an adult Peter Pan who has forgotten Never Never Land, but now must return and regain his powers in order to rescue his children from Captain Hook.


Ilse Witch  (Orbit, 2000.)


Shannara #9.


                A Druid and a witch both set out on a perilous sea voyage, each determined to secure the secret of a powerful ancient magic before that knowledge falls into the hands of the other.


Jarka Ruus  (Del Rey, 2003.)


Shannara #12.


                A priestess disappears and her nephew, an elf, and a dwarf set out to find out what happened to her.


Knight of the Word, A  (Del Rey, 1998, Orbit, 1998.)


Knight #2.


                A tormented man is forced to take up sword and magic repeatedly to avert terrible futures of which he dreams.  His supernatural enemies attempt to take advantage of his uncertainties to weaken him prior to their next attempt to conquer two worlds.


Magic Kingdom for Sale - Sold!  (Del Rey, 1986, Futura, 1987.)


Landover #1.


The protagonist purchases an entire magical kingdom in this light, mildly humorous adventure.  He discovers that his fiefdom is in turmoil, beset by demons and other villains, and is himself trapped into fighting a one-sided duel.


Measure of the Magic, The  (Del Rey, 2011.)


A Shannara novel.




Morgawr  (Del Rey, 2002.)


Shannara #11.


                The druids finally reach their destination, still pursued by dark forces, but what they find isn't exactly what they expected.


Princess of Landover, A  (Del Rey, 2009.)


Landover #6.


A troublesome princess upsets things in a magical kingdom.


Running With the Demon  (Del Rey, 1997, Legend, 1997, Orbit, 1997.)


Knight #1.


                An immortal knight and a demon battle to shape the future of the world against the background of a steel strike in the contemporary world, while shadowy forces from the world of elves and other legendary creatures begin to sneak into our universe.


Scions of Shannara, The  (Del Rey, 1990, Orbit, 1990.)


Shannara #4.


Elves and dwarves have been driven from their land and magic is forbidden throughout the world.  The spirit of a dead sorcerer recruits adventurers to find a fabled sword and overthrow the cruel government.


Skaar Invasion, The  (Del Rey,2018.)


Straken  (Del Rey, 2005.)


Shannara #14.


                As armies clash, a young boy sets out on a magical quest.


Sword of Shannara, The  (Del Rey, 1977, Futura, 1981, Easton, 1997, Orbit, 1999.)


Shannara #1.


Tolkienesque quest story about a quest to use a magic sword to prevent an evil sorcerer from destroying the world, replete with elves, gnomes, and other creatures. 


Talismans of Shannara, The  (Del Rey, 1993, Legend, 1993.)


Shannara #7.


Desperate to preserve their despotic rule, the Shadowen set loose a plague on the people of Shannara, while a secret council of heroes seeks to rally the people for a rebellion.


Tanequil  (Del Rey, 2004.)


Shannara #13.


                Three companions attempt to free a master sorceress imprisoned in an unknown part of Shannara.


Tangle Box  (Del Rey, 1994, Legend, 1994.)


Landover #4.


An evil force seeks to gain control of the magical land of Landover by using a confidence man and his assistance as a front.  The kindly ruler agrees to accept the possibility that they have reformed, and is trapped into an enormous maze from which he must escape to save his people.


Voyage of the Jerle Shannara Trilogy,  The  (Del Rey, 2006.)


                Omnibus of Ilse Witch, Morgawr, and Antrax.


Wards of Faerie  (Del Rey, 2012.)






Wishsong of Shannara, The  (Del Rey, 1985, Futura, 1985, Orbit, 1999.)


Shannara #3.


A druid enlists the aid of a woman who can command the forces of nature in his quest to stop the attacks of hideous creatures of darkness threatening his world.


Witches' Brew  (Del Rey, 1995, Legend, 1996.)


Landover #5.


The ruler of Landover watches as his daughter grows visibly from day to day, accelerated by the magical powers of the land itself.  But then an invading army breaches the border and the king must defeat seven challenges to preserve his kingdom.


Witch Wraith (Del Rey, 2013.)






Wizard at Large  (Del Rey, 1988, Futura, 1988.)


Landover #3.


A magical enchantment goes awry and the protagonist and his wife return to Earth, where she can only live for a short time.  When they are trapped in our world, friends from the other side come to the rescue.




Original Mr. Ed, The  (Bantam, 1963.)


Collection of stories about a talking horse, basis for the television program.




Palace Without Chairs.  (Atheneum, 1978, Hamish Hamilton, 1978, Avon, 1979.)


Humorous fantasy set in a mythical nation somewhere in the modern world, where spies and foreign powers plot against the aging monarch and his court.




Damned and Fancy  (Legend, 1996.)


Travis Thomson #1.


A newspaper reporter has various comical adventures when a demon transports him into a magical world that works much like a movie set.


Have Demon, Will Travel  (Legend, 1996.)


Travis Thomson #2.


Comical adventures involving vampires who like to rob banks, fairy princesses, and other nonsense.


Lights! Camera! Magic!  (Legend, 1997.)


Travis Thomson #3.


                In order to produce a major movie without spending much money, a film crew travels to a magical world where magic, thousands of barbarians, and other plot devices seem to be free.  But thereís always a catch.




Gandle Follows His Nose  (Boni & Liveright, 1926.)


                Not seen.




Sword and Sorcery  (Hodder, ?)


                When their world is flooded, the people of a magical land must contend not only with the elements but with giant sized animal species which appear in the aftermath.  For younger readers.


BROWN, ANNE K.  (See collaboration with James Ward.)




Universal Station  (Regent House, 1944.)


Allegorical bit about a halfway station between life and Heaven, and the interaction among a number of people who find themselves there.




Foxglove Hollow  (Gold Medal, 1982.)


Mild quest adventure with rabbits as the characters in this bow to Watership Down.




Beside the Ocean of Time  (Trafalgar Square, 1994, Isis, 1996, Bauyeux Arts, 1996.)


Not seen.  Selkies on a remote island.


Time in a Red Coat  (Hogarth, 1984, Vanguard, 1985.)


Not seen.  A time travel fantasy.




Servant of a Dark God  (Tor, 2009.)


Dark Gods #1.


A young man is suspected of dark magic.




Dark Things  (Royal Fireworks, 1997.)


Jarrod #1.


                A boy escapes from danger in 1867 through a magical time tunnel and makes friends with a modern day boy.


Dark Things II (Royal Fireworks, 2001.)


Jarrod #2.


                Various intelligence agents are pursuing a boy who has the power to create things through mental force.




Dragonne's Eg  (Baen, 1999.)


                A 19th Century woman in London discovers that she has inherited an estate from a previously unknown uncle.  The condition is that she return a dragon's egg to China first, a mission which leads her into a series of adventures involving rogues and magic.


Here There Be Dragons  (Baen, 2003.)


                Omnibus of The Unlikely Ones, Pigs Don't Fly, and Master of Many Treasures.


Master of Many Treasures  (Baen, 1995.)


Summer #2.


A romantic fantasy involving dragons, a beautiful but frustrated young woman, and a quest.


Pigs Don't Fly  (Baen, 1994.)


Summer #1.


A young woman with mildly magical powers but no wish to use them or have an adventurous life is pulled into a series of minor crises when she encounters several magical animals.


Strange Deliverance  (Baen, 1997.)


                A village seems to exist outside normal time, a place untouched by the chaos that has come over the rest of the world.  But when a band of desperate people discover it, they learn that there is a dark underside to the town of Deliverance more significant than its bright appearance.


Unlikely Ones, The  (McGraw Hill, 1986, Century, 1986, Baen, 1987.)


Intelligent but routine quest story involving a dragon, a unicorn, a reluctant hero, and the usual adventures.




Beyond the Pawpaw Trees  (Harper & Row, 1954, Avon Camerlot, 1973.)


Anna Lavinia #1.


The trees surrounding a rural house hold the gateway to another world where magic works.


Silver Nutmeg, The  (Harper & Row, 1956, Avon Camelot, 1973.)


Anna Lavinia #2.


A young girl and her friend explore a magical garden and have some low key adventures.


BROWN, RICH  (See collaboration with David Bischoff.)




Golden Armour  (?)


                The inhabitants of a small island seek a magical helmet.




Daughter of Independence  (DAW, 2007.)


Chronicles of Kydan #3.


Inhabitants of a newly discovered land try to muster the strength to resist being absorbed by two longstanding empires.


Empire's Daughter  (DAW, 2005.)


Chronicles of Kydan #1.


                A man who offends a powerful sorceress undertakes a dangerous mission to a foreign land.


Fire and Sword  (HarperCollins, 2002.)


Keys to Power #2.


                Fantasy quest in a magical world, involving the rivalry between two siblings for control of the throne.


Inheritance  (HarperCollins, 2001, DAW, 2003


Keys to Power #1.


                When the queen splits his symbols of authority among her four children, she unwittingly launches the youngest on a quest to discover the identity of his father.


Rival's Son  (DAW, 2006.)


Chronicles of Kydan #2.


                Use of a magical defense system has unexpected side effects.


Sovereign  (DAW, 2004.)


Keys to Power #3.


                Armed with powerful magic artifacts, the former quiet protagonist is now determined to seize the throne that is rightfully his.




Crab, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2001.)


#5 in the multi-author Legend of the Five Rings series.


                An Asian style fantasy world is trouble by plague and civil unrest.




Born of Deception (Balzer & Bray, 2014.)


A teenager with psychic powers gets involved with a secret society.




Dark Knight of Karameikos  (TSR, 1995.)


A Mystara book.


A hero in a troubled land must face down the mysterious armored knight who is leading the oppression of several nearby villages.


BROWNE, HOWARD  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Return of Tharn  (Grandon, 1956.)


Tharn #2.


Burroughsian prehistoric adventure story.


Strange Mission (Armchair, 2022, bound with The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernest. Magazine appearance 1944, as The Strange Mission of Arthur Pendram.)


Search for the Holy Grail in Nazi occupied Europe.


Strange Mission of Arthur Pendram, The  (See Strange Mission.)


Warrior of the Dawn  (Reilly Lee, 1943.)


Tharn #1.


Burroughsian prehistoric adventure story.




Basilisk  (Bloomsbury, 2004.)


                Two civilizations live in the same city, one above ground and one below.


Hunted, The  (Bloomsbury, 2002.)


                A comatose girl wakens in the body of a fox in ancient times.


Silverboy  (Bloomsbury, 2007.)


                A fugitive magical apprentice has various adventures.


Warriors of Alavna  (Bloomsbury, 2002.)


                A magical fog transports two teenagers back to 1st Century England where they become a warrior and sorceress respectively.


BROWNE, S.G. (Also writes Horror.)


Fated  (NAL, 2010.)


The person in charge of assigning fates to people gets bored.




Conglomeros  (Random, 1992.)


                Opaque fantasy about a man who dreams of the magical existence of the counterpart of a famous statue.


BROXON, MILDRED DOWNEY  (See also Sigfriour Skaldspillir, and collaboration with Poul Anderson.)


Too Long a Sacrifice  (Dell, 1981, Futura, 1983.)


An offbeat love story that switches back and forth from ancient Ireland to the violent present of Belfast, with mythical beings affecting the protagonists in both times.




Dawn Land  (Fulcrum, 1993.)


                Vaguely magical adventures in a prehistoric culture.




Nine Gates, The  (TSR, 1992.)


A fantasy adventure drawn from Hindu mythology.  A young man's exposure to supernatural attacks leads him to undertake a quest for knowledge that tests his courage as well as his intelligence.


BRUNNER, JOHN  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Black Is the Color  (Pyramid, 1969.)


Borderline thriller about an adventurer investigating a crime ring in London who discovers that authentic voodoo magic is used there.


Compleat Traveler in Black, The  (Bluejay, 1986, Methuen, 1986.)


Collection of related stories, the Traveler in Black plus one new tale.


Traveler in Black, The  (Ace, 1971, Severn House, 1979.)


Four related stories about a mysterious figure whose job is to help Order conquer Chaos in a magical world.




Demon Pig  (Avon, 1991.)


Quadroped #2.


A variety of dread menaces, sorcery, the walking dead, and more mundane villains confront a pig seeking a cure for a famine that is threatening the world.


Pig, the Princess, and the Unicorn, The  (Avon, 1987.)


Quadroped #1.


A fantasy quest with a difference, the protagonist is a pig.  His mission is to avoid defeat at the hands of numerous supernatural enemies and close a gate to keep the powers of evil from consuming the world.


BRUST, STEVEN  (See also collaborations which follow.  Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Agyar  (Tor, 1993.)


An odd contemporary fantasy with horror elements about a relatively benign vampire who makes friends with the ghost of a slave from the Civil War period.  The word ďvampireĒ is never used anywhere in the book and most of his activities are suggested rather than described.


Athyra  (Ace, 1993.)


Taltos #6.


Vlad is ready to retire as an assassin and live out the balance of his life in peace, but he's made a lot of enemies along the way, and they have other plans for him.  Fortunately, his martial arts skills are still sufficient to meet the challenge.


Book of Athyra, The  (Ace, 2003.)


                Omnibus of Athyra and Orca.


Book of Dragon, The  (Tor, 2011.)


Omnibus of Dragon and Issola.


Book of Dzur, The  (Tor, 2011.)


Omnibus of Dzur and Jhegaala.


Book of Jhereg, The  (Ace, 1999.)


                Omnibus of the first three Taltos novels.


Book of Taltos, The  (Ace, 2002.)


                Omnibus of Taltos and Phoenix.


Brokedown Palace  (Ace, 1986, Pan, 1991.)


Four brothers jointly rule a peaceful kingdom until a bad tempered dragon, a sorcerer, and an impulsive goddess stir things up with adventurous and mildly humorous results.


Dragon   (Tor, 1998.)


Taltos #8.


                Chronologically the first in the series, this tells of the early life of the roguish hero, how he learned his profession and survived early challenges.


Dzur  (Tor, 2006.)


Taltos #10.


                Vlad Taltos returns home to battle a host of old enemies, plus deal with the manipulations of an organization of secretive women.


Five Hundred Years After (Tor, 1994, Orb, 2009.)


Phoenix Guards #2.


                Conspirators threaten to destroy a magical artifact.


Good Guys (Tor 2018.)


Hawk (Tor, 2014.)




Iorich  (Tor, 2010.)


Taltos #12.


New plots among the aristocracy of a magical realm.


Issola  (Tor, 2001.)


Taltos #9.


                The hero, a retired assassin,  must rescue two of his friends, who have been taken captive by the beings who created an entire land and even its gods.


Jhegaala  (Tor, 2008.)


Taltos #11.


A man flees his enemies by traveling to a distant branch of the family, only to get into fresh trouble.


Jhereg  (Ace, 1983.)


Taltos #1.


A young assassin who possesses rudimentary powers of witchcraft and his psionically linked reptilian companion has several adventures as he seeks to make a living in his chosen profession.


Lord of Castle Black, The  (Tor, 2003.)


Khaavren #4.


                Sword and sorcery, swashbuckling intrigue, and idiosyncratic prose.


Lorich  (Tor, 2010.)


Taltos #12.


New plots among the aristocracy of a magical realm.


Orca  (Ace, 1996.)


Taltos #7.


Having abandoned his career as an assassin, Vlad Taltos still cannot find peace.  Now he feels obligated to help a young man whose future is tied up with the machinations of an empire of merchants of unsavory character.


Paths of the Dead, The  (Tor, 2002.)


Khaavren #3.


                A magical cataclysm left an empire shrunken and powerless, and now the descendants of its legendary heroes must face a hostile outside world.


Phoenix  (Ace, 1990.)


Taltos #5.


On the brink of death, Taltos is rescued by a goddess who offers to hire him to perform an assassination on her behalf.  Obviously this is an offer he cannot refuse.


Phoenix Guards, The  (Tor, 1991, Orb, 2008.)


Khaavren #1  (Set in the same universe as the Taltos series.)


A swashbuckling adventure about a group of friends who set off for the big city for a series of adventures in the service of their ruler.  Owes much to the works of Dumas, but provides some great new twists.


Sethra Lavode  (Tor, 2004.)


Khaavren #5.


                A sorcerer returns from the dead to contest the rule of an empire with the rightful heir.


Sun, the Moon, and the Stars, The  (Ace, 1987.)


Retelling of a Hungarian folk tale about a painter who goes on a quest to free the sun, moon, and stars from their places of imprisonment.


Taltos   (Ace, 1988.  Pan, 1991, as Taltos and the Paths of the Dead.)


Taltos #4.


Vlad Taltos finds himself matched against a vampire sorceress and her minions in this installment, which features teleportation and other devices borrowed from science fiction.


Taltos and the Paths of the Dead  (See Taltos.)


Taltos the Assassin  (Pan, 1991.)


Omnibus volume of Jhereg, Yendi, and Teckla.


Teckla  (Ace, 1987.)


Taltos #3.


Vlad Taltos finds himself caught in the middle between an aroused peasantry determined to overthrow the aristocracy, and his fellow lords who consider him a traitor to their caste.


Tiassa  (Tor, 2011.)


Taltos #13.


A scam artist discovers that the artifact he is using has its own agenda.


To Reign in Hell  (Steeldragon, 1984, Ace, 1985, Tor, 2000.)


A retelling of the war among the angels that led to the fall of Lucifer, cast as an epic fantasy. 


Yendi  (Ace, 1984.)


Taltos #2.


Now established as a professional assassin, Vlad Taltos runs into trouble when one of his targets proves more than a match for him, and an internal squabble in the house of Jhereg threatens to destroy the place he's found for himself.




Freedom and Necessity  (Tor, 1997, Orb, 2007.)


James Cobham is missing and assumed dead in a drowning accident, but months later he reappears, without his memory, and his subsequent investigation reveals secret societies and forgotten magic.  More a novel of manners than an adventure.




Gypsy  (Tor, 1992, Orb, 2005.)


A gypsy with sorcerous powers stalks a modern city, pursued by a skeptical policeman and manipulated by a crimelord with dreams of power. 


BRYAN, JESSICA  (Pseudonym of Yaffa Chudnow.)


Across a Wine-Dark Sea  (Bantam, 1991.)


A historical fantasy involving an Amazon carried away to an undersea city where she falls in love with a lusty king and helps him defeat a fleet of invading Greeks.  Primarily a romance novel.


Beneath a Sapphire Sea  (Bantam, 1993.)


A scholar visiting the Greek islands and encounters a primitive warrior prince from a magical undersea kingdom who enlists her help as a warrior to help his homeland resist an invasion by a rival power.  A romance novel.


Dawn on a Jade Sea  (Bantam, 1992.)


A woman from a magical race that lives under the ocean comes to the land where she falls in love with a brash young warrior.


BRYAN, KATHLEEN  (Pseudonym of Judith Tarr, whom see.)


Golden Rose, The  (Tor, 2008.)


War of the Rose #2.


Order vs chaos in a medieval style fantasy world.


Last Paladin, The  (Tor, 2009.)


War of the Rose #3.


A gang of sorcerers stand in the way to the throne.


Serpent and the Rose, The  (Tor, 2007.)


War of the Rose #1.


                A knight and a young sorceress discover that their king is trying to free an evil creature in order to increase his power.


BRYANT, EDWARD  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Cutter, The  (Pulphouse, 1991.)


Reprint in pamphlet form of the 1988 short story about a film cutter who splices reality.




Petrified World  (Edge, 2008.)


A multi-path gamebook set in a fantasy world.




Dragon Children, The  (Scholastic, 1975.)


The efforts by two children to catch a thief are aided by the intervention of a dragon.


Forgotten World of Uloc, The  (Scholastic, 1970.)


A world of miniature beings hidden in a pond is menaced by villains and saved by a young boy.


BUCHAN, JOHN  (Also writes Horror.)


Dancing Floor, The  (Hodder, 1926.)


                Marginal adventure involving what appears to be magic.


Far Islands, The  (Donald Grant, 1984.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


Gap in the Curtain, The  (Hodder, 1932, Houghton Mifflin, 1932, Nelson, 1951, Sphere, 1974.)


                A novel of the occult.


Grey Weather  (Lane, 1899.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Moon Endureth, The  (Blackwood, 1912.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.


Runagates Club, The  (Hodder, 1928.)


                Collection of loosely related stories of the occult.



Farlander  (Tor, 2011.)


Heart of the World #1.


Assassins, court intrigue, and the usual in a fantasy world.


Stands a Shadow  (Tor, 2011.)


Heart of the World #2.


A young man tries to survive in the midst of a war.




Small Magics  (Dragon Moon, 2007.)


A distraught man discovers that magic is real.




Water-Buffalo Children and the Dragon Fish, The  (John Day, 1944, Dell Yearling, 1966.)


Two unrelated fantasy stories.




Fifty-Seven Lives of Alex Wayfare, The  (Angry Robot, 2014.)


A teenager discovers that magical time travel is possible.




Seeker, The  (Kids Can, 2003.)


Watcher #2.


                Chosen to be a watcher in a magical world, the protagonist refuses to fit into the preconceived slot desired by her instructors.


Watcher, The  (Kids Can, 2003.)


Watcher #1.


                A young girl finds herself in a strange half world that exists partly in dreams and partly in reality.


BUJOLD, LOIS MCMASTER  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Beguiled  (Eos, ?)




Curse of Chalion, The  (Avon, 2001.)


Chalion #1.


                A soldier escapes from slavery and returns to his homeland, where he is appointed secretary to a young aristocrat.  This puts him right in the middle of a struggle for control of the throne, and to protect his charge, he must also lift a curse.


Hallowed Hunt, The  (Eos, 2005.)


Chalion #3.


                A prince is killed during a forbidden ritual and the fate of the woman accused of killing him becomes a political football.


Legacy  (Eos, 2007.)


Beguilement #2.




Paladin of Souls  (Avon Eos, 2003.)


Chalion #2.


                During a pilgrimage, an aging noblewoman encounters enemy soldiers, demonic possession, and a nobleman kept supernaturally alive by his obsessed wife.


Penric's Progress (Baen,?)


Chalion #4.


Penric's Travels (Baen, 2020.)


Chalion #5.


A man with a demonic ally undertakes a diplomatic mission.


Sharing Knife, The  (Eos, 2006.)


Beguilement #1.


                A young girl gets caught in a battle between sorcerers and supernatural creatures.


Spirit Ring, The  (Baen, 1992, Pan, 1993.)


The daughter of a magician chafes under the rule that says only males shall be taught to use the magical arts.  All that changes when a killer makes them both fugitives, and later leaves the protagonist on her own to survive in a world suddenly far less welcoming.




Prophecy of the Stones, The  (Hyperion, 2004, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale.)


                Three teenaged girls in a fantasy world fulfill an ancient prophecy.


BULGAKOV, MIKHAIL  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Heart of a Dog  (Grove, 1968, translated from the Russian by Mirra Ginsburg.  (Michael Glenny's translations from Harcourt Brace & Wulff, 1968, The Harvill Press, 1968, Harper, 1997.)


A dog implanted with the pituitary gland of a criminal assumes part of his personality.


Master and Margarita, The  (Harper & Row, 1967, The Harvill Press, 1967, Signet, 1968.translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny.   Mirra Ginsburg translation from Grove, 1967, Arids, 1992, Everyman, 1992, Vintage, 1996, Penguin, 1997.)


The devil, a vampire, and a black cat appear in Moscow and go on a comical grand tour that satirizes Soviet life.


BULL, EMMA  (Also writes Science Fiction. See also collaborations with Will Shetterly and with Steven Brust.)


Finder  (Tor, 1994.)


A Borderland novel.


                A detective who uses  psychic abilities to locate loss objects gets involved with the appearance of a dangerous new drug in the shadowy world that overlaps with ours and with that of a magical other reality.


Princess and the Lord of Night, The  (Harcourt Brace, 1994.)


Picturebook fantasy for children.


Territory  (Tor, 2007.)


                The gunfight at the OK Corral, with Wyatt Earp as a sorceror.


War for the Oaks   (Ace, 1987, Orb 2001, Starscape, 2004.)


Modern Minneapolis is unknowingly the battle ground between good and bad fairy forces, invisible to all except one unfortunate young woman who sees something in a deserted mall that will change her life forever.




Double Feature  (NESFA, 1994.)


Collection of stories, some related, some not.




Mr Godly Beside Himself  (Lane 1924, Boni & Liveright, 1925.)


Not seen. 


BULMER, KENNETH  (Also writes Science Fiction. See also Manning Norvil.)


Kandar  (Paperback Library, 1969.)


A magical city is the battleground between two rival wizards, neither of whom cares much about the fate of the local citizens.  One of the latter is Kandar, a heroic figure, who goes on a quest to find a magical book of spells and defeat the wizards and their minions.


Swords of the Barbarians  (New English Library, 1970, Belmont Tower, 1976.)


A man and woman search through barbaric kingdoms for a wizard who might be able to help them, instead find themselves in the middle of an invasion by warriors and sorcerers.


BULWER-LYTTON, EDWARD  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Asmodeus at Large  (Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1833.)


                Not seen.


Zanoni  (Saunders & Otley, 1842, Wilson, 1842, Anthroposophic Press, 1971, Steiner, 1971, St George Book Service, 1971.)


A confused mishmash of occult philosophy wrapped around a society of intellectuals living during the days of the French Revolution.




Curse as Dark as Gold, A  (Arthur Levine, 2008.)


Retelling of Rumpelstiltskin in an industrialized fantasy world.


Liar's Moon  (Arthur Levine, 2011.)


Digger #2.


A young thief solves a crime to help a sympathetic nobleman.


Star Crossed  (Arthur Levine, 2010.)


Digger #1.




BUNCH, CHRIS  (See also collaborations with Allan Cole. Also writes Science Fiction.)


Corsair  (Orbit, 2001, Aspect, 2001.)


                A prisoner of an island kingdom is the only one with the knowledge and skill to lead a pre-emptive strike against a nation of pirates plotting an invasion.  He later discovers that the pirates are not even human.


Demon King, The  (Orbit, 1998, Aspect, 1999.)


Damastes #2.


                The protagonist pledged his loyalty to a new ruler, only to see that man trample on the freedom of the people he claims to serve.  Now he is preparing a war against a far more powerful neighbor, and the old loyalties are about to be broken.


Dragonmaster  (See  Storm of Wings.)


Empire Stone, The  (Orbit, 2000, Aspect, 2000.)


                A group of adventurers sets off in search of a fabulous, magical gem.


Knighthood of the Dragon  (Orbit, 2003, Roc 2006.)


Dragonmaster #2.


                An army mounted on the backs of dragons runs into an enemy that even the dragons cannot overcome.


Last Battle, The  (Roc, 2006.)


Dragonmaster #3.


                Following a war, the dragonmasters are ignored by the people they saved, and unprepared when a new threat arises.


Seer King, The  (Warner, 1997, Orbit, 1997.)


Damastes #1.


A soldier and a wizard team up after an ambush fails to kill them both.  They soon find themselves thrust into the role of leaders as a collapsing empire attempts to reorganize with a more responsive government despite the efforts of evil sorcerers and brigands to change the course of history to their own liking.


Storm of Wings  (Orbit, 2002.   Roc, 2005, as Dragonmaster.)


Dragonmaster #1.


                When his world erupts into war, a young boy discovers that the kindly dragons can be turned into fearsome weapons.


Warrior King, The  (Aspect, 1999, Orbit, 1999.)


Damastes #3.


                His plot to seize control of his nation led to his death, but now a wizard returns from the land of the dead to command supernatural armies in an even more warped attempt to accomplish the same thing.  His former friend comes out of retirement to oppose him.




Dream Voyagers, The  (Bethany House, 1999.  This edition refers to an earlier one under the name Thomas Locke but provides no further publication information.)


                A mystical voyage through time and space.




Pilgrim's Progress, The.  (Originally published in 1678.  Penguin, 1965, Lightyear, 1976, Whitaker, 1981, Paraclete, 1982, Oxford, 1984, Barbour, 1985, Moody, 1985, Baker, 1988, New Amereican Library, 1991, Eerdmans, 1994, Questar, 1996, Element, 1997.  Altemus, ?)


A religious fable cast as a wondrous journey through magical worlds.




Merlin the Sorcerer  (Taylor Madison, 2004.)


                A scientist travels back through time and becomes the historical Merlin.




Burning Ring, The  (?, 1927.)


Not seen.  A magic ring makes time travel possible.




Vision of Stephen, The  (MacMillan, 1972, Bantam, 1974, Ace, 1979.)


A Prince from 17th Century Europe travels back and forth through time where he entertains a pair of modern day children with stories about his homeland.  His magical abilities are derived from his need to escape the pain of torture, and find refuge in a more peaceful age.




Sphereland  (Crowell, 1968.)


                A fictional speculation about a spherical two dimensional world.


BURGESS, ANTHONY  (Also writes Science Fiction.)


Eve of Saint Venus, The  (W.W. Norton, 1964, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1964, Ballantine, 1971.)


The goddess Venus manifests herself in contemporary Great Britain and brings chaos into the lives of a young couple about to be married.


Long Trip to Teatime, A  (Dempsey & Squires, 1976, Stonehill, 1976, Farrar Strauss Giroux, 1976.)


A bored youngster falls through a hole in time and explores various periods of the past.




Congress of Shadows (Pyr, 2016.)


Alchemy in early 19th Century Vienna.


Masks and Shadows (Pyr, 2016.)


Magical intrigue in an alternate Europe.


Stolen Magic (Atheneum, 2013.)


Regency 3.






Lights of Barbrin, The  (Pocket, 1978.)


An evil man steals the power of a mystical fire from the hero whose job was to protect it, so he sets off on a mission to get it back before it destroys their entire world.


BURKE, JOHN  (Also writes Horror.)


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang  (Pan, 1968, from the screenplay by Roald Dahl, Ken Hughes, and Richard Maibaum from the novel by Ian Fleming.)


                Young readersí story about a magical car.


BURKE, THOMAS  (Also writes Horror.)


Limehouse Nights  (McBride, 1917, Digit, 1961, Ayer, 1973, Horizon, 1974.)


Collection of unrelated stories, some of which are fantasy.


BURLAND, HARRIS  (Pseudonym of J.B. Harris-Burland.)


White Priests of Ahriman, The  (?, 1903, Bookfinger, 1979.)


                Not seen.




Mr. Noah and the Second Flood  (Praeger, 1973, Gollancz, 1973, Holt, 1973, Pocket, 1974.)


A very short tale about the great many times removed grandson of Noah who builds a modern Ark to protect the animals of the world from a flood of pollution.


BURNHAM, NICOLE  (Pseudonym of Nicole Burnham Onsi.)


Knight's Kiss, The  (Silhouette, 2003.)


                An ageless man escapes a curse by finding true love.


BURNS, ADRIENNE  (Pseudonym of Sherrie Eddington and Donna Smith.)


It Take Two  (Jove, 2000.)


Mini & Reuben #1.


                A pair of sorcerers are transformed into birds and must remain as such until they have proved that they can help ordinary people.  They do so, putting a wayward romance back on track.


Three's a Charm  (Jove, 2000.)


Mini & Reuben #2.


                Two witches temporarily deprived of their powers have to find a more conventional way to pay their bills.




Assassin's Heart  (Berkley Sensation, 2010.)


Order of Sicari #2.


Romance involving demons and angels.


Assassin's Honor (Berkley Sensation, ?)


Order of Sicari #1.






Khalindane  (Allen & Unwin, 1986.)


Khalindane #1.


Not seen.  A magical empire faces crisis when its empress goes to her deathbed.


Troubadour  (Allen & Unwin, 1988.)


Not seen.  The new emperor is menaced by religious cultists.




Titan, Son of Saturn  (Emeth, 1917.)


                A story of the Second Coming.




Alan Wake (Tor, 2010.)


A writer battles people possessed by an evil force. Based on a computer game.




Winterveil (Greenwillow, 2014.)


Secret #3.


The barrier between the living and dead begins to fail in a fantasy world.




Hell Cop  (Silver Lake, 2004.)


                A man whose job is to rescue souls unjustly sent to Hell finds himself in the middle of a civil war.




House of Dark Delights  (Bantam, 2007.)


                A group of immortal creatures live a decadent existence in a remote house.




Tales from the Arabian Nights  (Triangle, 1932, Washington Square, 1951.  There are numerous other complete and partial collections of this work.)


Collection of unrelated stories.


BUSH, ANNE KELLEHER  (See also Anne Kelleher.)


Children of Enchantment  (Warner Aspect, 1995.)


Witch #2


When the king disappears, his unprepared son assumes the throne as sorcery and less magical plotting grows around him.  Elsewhere, a young girl seeks to control her own witch abilities, which might destroy the kingdom if they get out of hand.  Naturally the two fall in love, and change the course of history.


Daughter of Prophecy  (Warner Aspect, 1995.)


Witch #1.


A romantic fantasy with overtones of traditional science fiction.  After magical wars de-stabilize a number of kingdoms, the survivors struggle to survive in a world populated by mutants, witches, and rival warlords.  The protagonist is a good witch who fears her powers will be perverted for military purposes.


Knight, the Harp, and the Maiden, The  (Warner Aspect, 1999.)


                When she refuses to marry a wizard, a woman is cursed such that everyone who helps her is destroyed.  The only cure is to find her true love, but she believes him to be dead and gone.


Misbegotten King, The  (Aspect, 1997.)


                Not seen.




Master of Hawks  (Dell, 1979.)


Eastern Kingdoms #1.


Politics and power plays as sorcery and telepathy play key roles in a war fought with mental as well as physical weapons.  The hero must forge an alliance with a mysterious race of forest people in order to repel the invading army.


Spellstone of Shaltus, The  (Dell, 1980.)


Eastern Kingdoms #2.


The spirit of an evil sorcerer returns the dead to renew his assault upon a peaceful kingdom.  Opposed to him is a good sorceress wrongly exiled by her people but still determined to protect them from their supernatural foe.


BUTCHER, JIM  (Also writes Horror and Science Fiction.)


Academ's Fury  (Ace, 2005.)


Codex Alera #2.


                Invasion and civil war endanger a kingdom in a world where the furies take physical form.


Captain's Fury  (Ace, 2007.)


Codex Alera #4.


Behind the recently defeated invaders lurks an even worse group of barbarians.


Cinder Spires, The (Roc, 2016.)


Cold Days (Roc, 2012.)


Harry Dresden


A wizard returns from the dead.


Cursorís Fury  (Ace, 2006.)


Codex Alera #3.


                The forces of good must make an alliance with one enemy to defeat a greater one.               


First Lord's Fury  (Ace, 2009.)


Codex Alera #6.


The final battle shapes up in a bid to control the world.


Furies of Calderon  (Ace, 2004.)


Codex Alera #1.


                Typical fantasy adventure in a world where elemental furies interact with people.


Princeps' Fury  (Ace, 2008.)


Codex Alera #5.


Despite the end of a long war, the people of Alera are still in danger as another hostile army approaches.


Wizard Under Fire (SF Book Club, 2007.)


Omnibus of Proven Guilty and White Night.




Living Nightmare  (Signet, 2010.)


Sentinel Wars #1.


A member of a group protecting humanity from magical evil must rescue her sister.


BUTLER, D.J.  (See collaborations that follow.)


Serpent Daughter (Baen, 2021.)


Magic threatens a throne.


Witchy Eye (Baen, 2017.)


Witchy Winter (Baen, 2018.)




Jupiter Knife, The (Baen, 2021.)


Utah #2.


Magic in Depression era Utah.




Magician's Daughter, The  (Tor, 2009.)


Stoneways #3.




Queen Ferris (Tor, 2007.)


Stoneways #2.


A young man pretends to have turned to evil magic in order to steal the wizards' secrets.


Reiffenís Choice  (Tor, 2006.)


Stoneways #1.


                The young heir to a throne must resist the temptation to succumb to evil magic in order to gain his birthright.




Horses Blow Up Dog City & Other Stories  (Small Beer, 2004.)


                Collection of unrelated stories.




Dragons Don't Cry  (Vantage, 1996.)


                Various legendary creatures appear for a confused quest in the distant future.


BYARS, BETSY  (Also writes Horror.)


Winged Colt of Casa Mia, The  (Viking, 1973, Avon Camelot, 1975.)


The birth of a winged colt upsets the lives of a troubled family but ultimately brings them together.




Strange and Seeing Time, A   (Ballantine, 1969, Hale, ?)


Perplexing novel that relates several psychic experiences, ostensibly of the author.  It's not clear whether this was meant to be fictional or not.


BYERS, RICHARD LEE  (Also writes Science Fiction and Horror.)


Black Bouquet, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2003.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


                An elaborate game turns out to have real implications and a player discovers that his life is in magical jeopardy.


Blind God's Bluff  (Night Shade, 2013.)


Urban fantasy about a god that likes to gamble.


Called to Darkness  (Paizo, 2012.)


A Pathfinder novel.


A woman goes on a quest to kill a treacherous Frost Giant.


Captive Flame, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2010.)


Griffin #1.




Dissolution   (Wizards of the Coast, 2002.)


A Forgotten Realms War of the Spider Queen novel.




Enemy Within, The  (Black Library, 2007.)


A Warhammer novel.


A wizard is coerced into investigating a dangerous cult.


Forbidden  (White Wolf, 2003.)


Dead God #3.


                A sorcerer must resurrect a god to save the world.


Forsaken  (White Wolf, 2002.)


Dead God #1.


                A religious leader provokes a war as part of his plan to resurrect a dead god and restore the greatness of his people.


Forsworn  (White Wolf, ?)


Dead God #2.




Halls of Stormweather, The


Masked Witches, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2012.)


Griffin #4/




Queen of the Depths


Rage, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2003.)


Year of Rogue Dragons #1.


                A dragon hunter discovers that the normally placid dragons have gone mad.


Rite, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2005.)


Years of Rogue Dragons #2.


                A group of dragon hunters contend with a magical insanity that drives dragons into insane fury.


Shattered Mask, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2001.)


A Sembia novel.


                A noblewoman uncovers evidence that her husband is actually a murderer.  In fact, it's a clever plot aided by magic to trick her into killing the man and destroying his family.


Spectral Blaze, The  (Wizards of the Coast, 2011.)


Griffin #3.


A magical world is suddenly transformed.


Unclean  (Wizards of the Coast, 2007.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


A land ruled by wizards is upset when one of their number decides to kill off the others.


Undead  (Wizards of the Coast, 2008.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


A battle among wizards spreads to the general populace.


Unholy  (Wizards of the Coast, 2009.)


A Forgotten Realms novel.


The dead have been reanimated in a magical war.


Whisper of Venom (Wizards of the Coast, 2011.)


Griffin #2.






Matter of Time, A  (Villard, 1987, Gold Medal, 1988.)


                The protagonist is psychically aware of a musical sequence that is linked to events in the far past.  With the aid of a parapsychologist, she explores the mystery despite opposition from powerful individuals.




Wonder Woman: Gods and Goddesses  (Prima, 1997.)


A Wonder Woman novel.


                The superhero almost meets her match in the form of a televangelist who insists that her belief in the ancient Gods necessarily implies that sheís a tool of Satan.  She helps arrange a series of incidents to further besmirch Wonder Womanís image before it is revealed that she is demonically possessed.