Golden Witchbreed — (1983-1987) Publisher: Enter Lynne Christie, envoy of Earth Dominion. Her mission: to establish first contact with Orthe’s government and evaluate Orthe’s readiness for further Dominion relations, a mission delayed mysteriously by her predecessor’s untimely death upon the Inner Sea.

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Rat Lords — (1990-1994) Publisher: In a nameless city situated somewhere between the past and the future, the wicked Rat Lords rule over their human slaves, and only Prince Lucas of Candover and Zari have what it takes to battle them.

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Stand-alone novels:

mary gentle a hawk in silver reviewA Hawk in Silver — (1977) Young adult. Publisher: Teenaged Holly finds a strange coin which leads her and her friend Chris into strange adventures with the magical people of the Hollow Hills.

fantasy and science fiction book reviewsThe Black Opera  — (2012) Publisher: Naples, the 19th Century. In the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, holy music has power. Under the auspices of the Church, the Sung Mass can bring about actual miracles like healing the sick or raising the dead. But some believe that the musicodramma of grand opera can also work magic by channeling powerful emotions into something sublime. Now the Prince’s Men, a secret society, hope to stage their own black opera to empower the Devil himself – and change Creation for the better! Conrad Scalese is a struggling librettist whose latest opera has landed him in trouble with the Holy Office of the Inquisition. Rescued by King Ferdinand II, Conrad finds himself recruited to write and stage a counter opera that will, hopefully, cancel out the apocalyptic threat of the black opera, provided the Prince’s Men, and their spies and saboteurs, don’t get to him first. And he only has six weeks to do it…

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