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- Anne McCaffrey
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- David Eddings
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- Guy Gavriel Kay
- Robert Jordan
- Terry Goodkind
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- Raymond Feist

  • Pern

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  • A bibliography over Anne McCaffreys books

    Anne McCaffrey, a bibliography

    "Restoree" (1967)
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    Her debut-novel.
    Synopsis: Sara had been torn from Earth by a nameless black force and taken to Lothar where she was forced to care for a strange man, who she discovered was the Regent. She escaped in panic, and become a fugitive in a world of multiple evils....

    Pern
    "Dragonflight" (1968)
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    Synopsis: After ten Turns, Lessa is ready to come out of hiding, ready to reclaim her birthright, ready to impress the young dragon queen and to become Weyrwoman of Benden
    "Dragonquest" (1971)
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    Synopsis: On Pern, humans breed and train great fire-breathing dragons to help them fight the deadly silver Threads that fall from the sky, destroying all life forms, whenever the Red Star passes by the planet.
    "The White Dragon" (1978)
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    Synopsis: Too young to be allowed to fight the dreaded Thread, Lord Jaxom and his dragon Ruth train themselves in secret, but their illicit flight puts them in a position where they might prevent the biggest battle of all.

    "Dragonflight", "Dragonquest" and "The White Dragon" were assembled in an omnibus:
    "The Dragonriders of Pern" (1978?)
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    "Dragonsong" (1976)
    "Dragonsinger" (1977)
    "Dragondrums" (1979)
    These are books for youths and were assembled in the omnibus:
    "The Harper Hall of Pern" (1979)

    "Moreta, Dragonlady of Pern" (1983)
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    Synopsis: The story of Pern, begun with Dragonsdawn, continues with the story of Moreta. A mysterious ailment is spreading through Pern and the planet is in mortal danger.
    "Nerilka's Story" (1986)
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    "Moreta, Dragonlady of Pern" and "Nerilka's Story" are strongly connected.

    "Dragonsdawn" (1988)
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    A prequel to the series.
    Synopsis: Deadly spores threaten the human colony of Pern, unless the colonists, with help from geneticist Kitti Ping, can develop fire-breathing dragons to combat the menace.
    "The Renegades of Pern" (1989)
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    Synopsis: As long as the people of Pern could remember, the Holds had protected them. But not everyone
    "All the Weyrs of Pern" (1991)
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    Synopsis: Led by Masterharper Robinton and F'lar and Lessa, the people of Pern excavate the ancient remains of the planet's original settlement and uncover the colonists' voice-activated artificial intelligence system.
    "A Time When: Being a Tale of Young Lord Jaxom, his White Dragon Ruth, and Various Fire-Lizards" (1975)
    "The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall" (1993)
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    Synopsis: For the first time in paperback, the first-ever collection of short stories set on the world of the bestselling Dragonriders of Pern series. Marking the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Pern series, here is a cycle of short tales by the Hugo and Nebula-winning author who is one of sf's most popular storytellers.
    "The Dolphins of Pern" (1994)
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    Synopsis: An adventure in the Dragonriders of Pern series follows the efforts of Pern's human colonists to reestablish contact with the legendary, superintelligent "shipfish" they brought with them centuries ago.
    "Dragonseye" (1996?)
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    Synopsis: Another episode in the author's perennially popular series, the Dragonriders of Pern, finds Weyrs and Holds struggling to ward off the second coming of the Red Star and the deadly silver Thread with dwindling technology
    "The MasterHarper of Pern" (1998)
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    Synopsis: In a time when the deadly scourge Thread has not fallen on Pern for centuries, a boy is born to Harper Hall. A musical prodigy who has the ability to speak with the dragons, he is called Robinton, and he is destined to be one of the most famous and beloved leaders Pern has ever known. In a climate of unrest, Robinton will come into his own. But despite the tragedies that beset his life, he continues to believe in music and in the dragons, and he is determined to save his beloved Pern from itself.

    "Dragonflight" (1991)
    A graphical novel.

    "The Dragonlover's Guide to Pern" (1989)
    written together with Jody Lynn Nye is a guide to the world of Pern.

    "The Atlas of Pern"
    by Karen Wynn Fonstadt

    Pegasus/Talents
    "To Ride Pegasus" (1973)
    "Pegasus in Flight" (1990
    "To Ride Pegasus" and "Pegasus in Flight" were assembled in an omnibus:
    "Wings of Pegasus" (1991)

    Ireta
    "Dinosaur Planet" (1978)
    "Dinosaur Planet Survivors" (1984)
    "Dinosaur Planet" and "Dinosaur Planet Survivors" were assembled in an omnibus:
    "The Ireta Adventure" (1985)

    Killashandra
    "The Crystal Singer" (1975)
    "Killashandra" (1985)
    "Crystal Line" (1992)
    "The Crystal Singer", "Killashandra" and "Crystal Line" were assembled in an omnibus:
    "The Crystal Singer Trilogy" (1996)

    Planet Pirates
    "Sassinak" (1990)
    written together with Elizabeth Moon
    "The Death of Sleep" (1990)
    written together with Jody Lynn Nye
    "Generation Warriors" (1991)
    written together with Elizabeth Moon

    Rowan
    "The Rowan" (1990)
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    Synopsis: The Rowan was one of the strongest Talents ever born, but she was also lonely and without family, friends --or love. Then a telepathic message came from a distant world facing an alien threat, a message sent by an unknown Talent named Jeff Raven, and be it power, danger, or love--the Rowan is about to meet her match.
    "Damia" (1992)
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    Synopsis: The fabulous sequel to McCaffrey's New York Times bestseller The Rowan. Unquestionably the most brilliant--and most impetuous--of the Rowan's children, Damia is determined to make her own way in the world. As she embarks on her quest, she's stung by a vision of an impending invasion--an invasion of such magnitude that even the Rowan cannot prevent it.
    "Damia's Children" (1992)
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    Synopsis: The children of the legendary Damia are coming of age and learning to master their own remarkable powers of telepathy. Each has a special Talent, and their combined abilities are even greater than those of their powerful mother. Now they must face the next generation of their enemy--an alien race more insect than human.
    "Lyon's Pride" (1994)
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    Synopsis: Inheriting their family's paranormal powers that enable them to protect the peaceful people of their world, the children of Damia and Afra Lyon encounter a new enemy in the Hivers, an alien race that is bent on destruction.
    "The Tower and the Hive" (1999)
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    The fifth and last in this sf-series.
    Synopsis: Allied with the alien Mrdini, the Rowan clan has set two goals to keep the peace: help the Mrdini control population growth and put a final halt to the advances of the predatory Hiver.

    Doona
    "Decision at Doona" (1969)
    "Crisis on Doona" (1992)
    written together with Jody Lynn Nye

    "The Ship who Sang" (1969)
    "Partnership" (1992)
    written together with Margaret Ball
    "The Ship who Searched" (1992)
    written together with Mercedes Lackey

    "Decision at Doona" and "The Ship who Sang" were assembled in an omnibus:
    "Restoree as The Worlds of Anne McCaffrey" (1981)

    Freedom
    "Freedoms Landing" (1996?)
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    Synopsis: Kristin Bjornsen lived a normal life, right up until the day the Catteni ships floated into view above Denver. Now, as human slaves are herded into the maw of amassive vessel, Kristin realizes that her normal life is over, and her fight for freedom is just beginning.
    "Freedom's Choice" (1998?)
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    Synopsis: McCaffrey creates a new world that human slaves are forced to colonize. In time, this new world becomes more than home. It becomes something to fight for. But Kris Bjornsen and her comrades have found evidence of another race on their planet. Are they ancients, long dead and gone? Or could they still exist to join their fight?.
    "Freedom's Challenge" (1998?)
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    Synopsis: The colonists from "Freedom's Landing" and "Freedom's Choice" have made a new home for themselves on the planet where they were abandoned by the warlike Cattani. Now they possess the technology they need to go back to war with the deadly Eosi--with a surprise strike at enslaved planet Earth itself!

    Acorna
    "Acorna: The Unicorn Girl" (1998?)
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    written together with Margaret Ball
    Synopsis: When her parents' spaceship is attacked, Acorna's parents set her adrift in a lifepod to be found by three asteroid miners who become her uncles. But Acorna's special talents bring them unwanted attention, pulling her and her uncles into a series of dangerous and exciting adventures throughout known space.
    "Acorna's Quest" (1998?)
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    written together with Margaret Ball
    Synopsis: This follow-up to Anne McCaffrey's bestselling "Acorna" trails the unicorn girl across the galaxy as she searches for her mysterious home and lost people.

    Other books:
    "The Coelura" (1983)

    "The Coelura" and "Nerilka's Story" were assembled in an omnibus:
    "Nerilka's Story and The Coelura" (1987)


    "The Mark of Merlin" (1971)
    A murder mystery.
    "Ring of Fear" (1971)
    "The Kilternan Legacy" (1975)
    "The Mark of Merlin", "Ring of Fear" and "The Kilternan Legacy" were assembled in an omnibus:
    "Three Women" (1990)
    These are non-sf/fantasy novels.

    "Get Off the Unicorn" (1977)
    A collection of stories.
    "The Smallest Dragonboy" (1982)
    Non-sf/fantasy novel.
    "Stitch in Snow" (1984)
    Non-sf/fantasy novel.
    "The Year of the Lucy" (1986)
    Non-sf/fantasy novel.
    "The Girl who Heard Dragons" (1985)
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    Synopsis: A collection of short fantasy works includes the title story, which is an original Pern novel, and is complemented by twenty-three black-and-white illustrations by the artist who created her familiar covers.
    "Habit is an Old Horse" (1986)
    "The Lady" (1987)
    also published with the name "The Carradyne Touch" (1988)
    "Rescue Run" (1991)
    "An Exchange of Gifts" (1995)
    "Nimisha's Ship" (1999)
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    Synopsis: Lady Nimisha Boynton-Rondymense is an anomaly on her home planet of Vega III. Disdainful of the decadent lifestyle there, she ascends to control her father's starship building industry--setting the stage for vengeful intrigue from his enemies.

    "Alchemy & Academe" (1970)
    As an editor.
    "Cooking Out of This World" (1973)
    As an editor. Collection of recipes from sf writers.

    "Anne McCaffrey, Dragonlady and More: A Working Bibliography" (1989)
    by Gordon Benson Jr and Phil Stephensen-Payne.

    - Roger Zelazny

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