Stephen Donaldson - Author

About the Author

Stephen Donaldson lived in India for 13 years with his father, a medical missionary, who worked extensively with lepers; it was here that he conceived the character of Thomas Covenant. He was awarded the John W. Campbell Award as Best Writer of the Year for The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant The Unbeliever, which, with the sequel trilogy, became instant bestsellers. He is also the author of the fantasy duology 'Mordant's Need', the SF epic quintet 'The Gap', and a number of mysteries written under the pseudonym Reed Stephens. He won the World Fantasy Award in 2000.

 

Comparison: J R R Tolkien, Tad Williams, Terry GoodkindTerry Pratchett and Haruki Murakami.

 

He is probably best known for his incredible CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT fantasy series.  To read them in order though not essential as Stephen does recap very well:

 

The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant titles in order:

THE CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT THE UNBELIEVER

Book 1: Lord Foul's Bane

Book 2: The Illearth War

Book 3: The Power that Preserve

THE SECOND CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT

Book 1: The Wounded Land

Book 2: The One Tree

Book 3: White Gold Wielder

THE LAST CHRONICLES OF THOMAS COVENANT

Book 1:The Runes of the Earth

Book 2: Fatal Revenant

Book 3: Against all Things Ending

Featured books by Stephen Donaldson

Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book One

Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book One

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2017

The war between Amika and Belleger has raged for generations. Its roots lie in the distant past, beyond memory. Sorcerers from both sides rain destruction down on the battlefield, wielding the six deadly Decimates of fire, earth, wind, water, lightning, and pestilence.Prince Bifalt hopes that Belleger's new weapons technology, the rifle, will provide a decisive advantage. But when Belleger's sorcerers are mysteriously deprived of their magical abilities, leaving them unable to defend against Amika, he must set aside his own deep hatred of sorcery and work to solve this new enigma. Grasping at any chance to save his beloved homeland, Prince Bifalt of Belleger sets out on a hazardous journey across the unmapped wastelands to the east. With Elgart, his last comrade, Bifalt pursues the long-hidden trail of the one object that might be able to turn the tide of the endless war - a book entitled The Seventh Decimate. The events that unfold force Prince Bifalt to weigh his stubbornness, his patriotism, and his hatred for sorcerers against his sense of loyalty and of what he knows to be right. And as he learns, Amika and Belleger may simply be pawns within an even larger struggle...

The Last Dark

The Last Dark

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/02/2015

The bestselling fantasy series from one of the biggest names in the genre comes to an unforgettable conclusion. This is the final volume of the epic Chronicles of Thomas Covenant - one of the keynote works of modern fantasy. Compelled step by step to actions whose consequences they could neither see nor prevent, Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery have fought for what they love in the magical reality known only as 'the Land'. Now they face their final crisis. Reunited after their separate struggles, they discover in each other their true power - and yet they cannot imagine how to stop the Worm of the World's End from unmaking Time. Nevertheless they must resist the ruin of all things, giving their last strength in the service of the world's continuance.

The Last Dark

The Last Dark

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2013

The bestselling fantasy series from one of the biggest names in the genre comes to an unforgettable conclusion. This is the final volume of the epic Chronicles of Thomas Covenant - one of the keynote works of modern fantasy. Compelled step by step to actions whose consequences they could neither see nor prevent, Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery have fought for what they love in the magical reality known only as 'The Land'. Now they face their final crisis. Reunited after their separate struggles, they discover in each other their true power - and yet they cannot imagine how to stop the Worm of the World's End from unmaking Time. Nevertheless they must resist the ruin of all things, giving their last strength in the service of the world's continuance.

Other books by Stephen Donaldson

Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book One

Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book One

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/06/2018

The war between Amika and Belleger has raged for generations. Its roots lie in the distant past, beyond memory. Sorcerers from both sides rain destruction down on the battlefield, wielding the six deadly Decimates of fire, earth, wind, water, lightning, and pestilence. Prince Bifalt hopes that Belleger's new weapons technology, the rifle, will provide a decisive advantage. But when Belleger's sorcerers are mysteriously deprived of their magical abilities, leaving them unable to defend against Amika, he must set aside his own deep hatred of sorcery and work to solve this new enigma. Grasping at any chance to save his beloved homeland, Prince Bifalt of Belleger sets out on a hazardous journey across the unmapped wastelands to the east. With Elgart, his last comrade, Bifalt pursues the long-hidden trail of the one object that might be able to turn the tide of the endless war - a book entitled The Seventh Decimate. The events that unfold force Prince Bifalt to weigh his stubbornness, his patriotism, and his hatred for sorcerers against his sense of loyalty and of what he knows to be right. And as he learns, Amika and Belleger may simply be pawns within an even larger struggle...

Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book One

Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book One

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2017

The war between Amika and Belleger has raged for generations. Its roots lie in the distant past, beyond memory. Sorcerers from both sides rain destruction down on the battlefield, wielding the six deadly Decimates of fire, earth, wind, water, lightning, and pestilence.Prince Bifalt hopes that Belleger's new weapons technology, the rifle, will provide a decisive advantage. But when Belleger's sorcerers are mysteriously deprived of their magical abilities, leaving them unable to defend against Amika, he must set aside his own deep hatred of sorcery and work to solve this new enigma. Grasping at any chance to save his beloved homeland, Prince Bifalt of Belleger sets out on a hazardous journey across the unmapped wastelands to the east. With Elgart, his last comrade, Bifalt pursues the long-hidden trail of the one object that might be able to turn the tide of the endless war - a book entitled The Seventh Decimate. The events that unfold force Prince Bifalt to weigh his stubbornness, his patriotism, and his hatred for sorcerers against his sense of loyalty and of what he knows to be right. And as he learns, Amika and Belleger may simply be pawns within an even larger struggle...

Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book One

Seventh Decimate The Great God's War Book One

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/11/2017

The war between Amika and Belleger has raged for generations. Its roots lie in the distant past, beyond memory. Sorcerers from both sides rain destruction down on the battlefield, wielding the six deadly Decimates of fire, earth, wind, water, lightning, and pestilence. Prince Bifalt hopes that Belleger's new weapons technology, the rifle, will provide a decisive advantage. But when Belleger's sorcerers are mysteriously deprived of their magical abilities, leaving them unable to defend against Amika, he must set aside his own deep hatred of sorcery and work to solve this new enigma. Grasping at any chance to save his beloved homeland, Prince Bifalt of Belleger sets out on a hazardous journey across the unmapped wastelands to the east. With Elgart, his last comrade, Bifalt pursues the long-hidden trail of the one object that might be able to turn the tide of the endless war - a book entitled The Seventh Decimate. The events that unfold force Prince Bifalt to weigh his stubbornness, his patriotism, and his hatred for sorcerers against his sense of loyalty and of what he knows to be right. And as he learns, Amika and Belleger may simply be pawns within an even larger struggle...

The King's Justice and The Augur's Gambit

The King's Justice and The Augur's Gambit

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/06/2017

Two new, original novellas-Donaldson's first publication since finishing the Thomas Covenant series-are a sure cause for celebration among his many fans. In The King's Justice, a stranger dressed in black arrives in the village of Settle's Crossways, following the scent of a terrible crime. He even calls himself Black, though almost certainly that is not his name. The people of the village discover that they have a surprising urge to cooperate with this stranger, though the desire of inhabitants of quiet villages to cooperate with strangers is not common in their land, or most lands. But this gift will not save him as he discovers the nature of the evil concealed in Settle's Crossways. The Augur's Gambit is a daring plan created by Mayhew Gordian, Hieronomer to the Queen of Indemnie, a plan to save his Queen and his country. Gordian is a reader of entrails. In the bodies of chickens, lambs, piglets, and one stillborn infant he sees the same message: the island nation of Indemnie is doomed. But even in the face of certain destruction a man may fight, and the Hieronomer is utterly loyal to his beautiful Queen--and to her only daughter. The Augur's Gambit is his mad attempt to save a kingdom.

The King's Justice

The King's Justice

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/06/2016

Stephen Donaldson devoted many years to his epic creation The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. Now he is back with an all new novella; 40,000 words of richly imagined fantasy with beautiful world building and intense characterisation. The perfect read for existing fans and new readers alike. A man on a horse, confident in his powers but alone, rides a long and lonely road through rain-soaked woods. But he is on a path that he knows and he is bringing much needed justice with him. Four guards stop him. But not for long. Stephen Donaldson has clearly loved the opportunity to write an all new fantasy and this book is a timely reminder of the power of his writing; writing that inspired a generation of readers and authors alike.

The Augur's Gambit

The Augur's Gambit

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/06/2016

From the international bestselling author of The Chronicles ofThomas Covenant comes an extensive and all original new fantasy novella. Augur's Gambit is a tight and action-filled novella of more than 40,000 words. A novella with all the rich word-building and acute characterisation that readers have come to expect from the man who re-invigorated the whole genre in the 1980s and went on to write one of Fantasy's landmark series. Revelling in the sense of freedom that comes from writing a new creation after the massive, controlled effort of the ten book epic of the Chronicles this is a novella that will both delight existing fans and win new readers for Donaldson's uniquely rich and intelligent fantasies.

The Last Dark

The Last Dark

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/02/2015

The bestselling fantasy series from one of the biggest names in the genre comes to an unforgettable conclusion. This is the final volume of the epic Chronicles of Thomas Covenant - one of the keynote works of modern fantasy. Compelled step by step to actions whose consequences they could neither see nor prevent, Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery have fought for what they love in the magical reality known only as 'the Land'. Now they face their final crisis. Reunited after their separate struggles, they discover in each other their true power - and yet they cannot imagine how to stop the Worm of the World's End from unmaking Time. Nevertheless they must resist the ruin of all things, giving their last strength in the service of the world's continuance.

The Last Dark

The Last Dark

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2013

The bestselling fantasy series from one of the biggest names in the genre comes to an unforgettable conclusion. This is the final volume of the epic Chronicles of Thomas Covenant - one of the keynote works of modern fantasy. Compelled step by step to actions whose consequences they could neither see nor prevent, Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery have fought for what they love in the magical reality known only as 'The Land'. Now they face their final crisis. Reunited after their separate struggles, they discover in each other their true power - and yet they cannot imagine how to stop the Worm of the World's End from unmaking Time. Nevertheless they must resist the ruin of all things, giving their last strength in the service of the world's continuance.

Lord Foul's Bane

Lord Foul's Bane

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2013

He called himself Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever, because he dared not believe in the strange alternative world on which he suddenly found himself - the Land.But the Land tempted him. As a leper, in his own world he had been an outcast, unclean, a pariah. Now he was regarded as a saviour, the reincarnation of the Land's greatest hero - Berek Halfhand. Only the mystic powers of the white gold he carried could protect the Lords of the Land from the ancient evil of the Despiser, Lord Foul. Yet Thomas Covenant had no idea how those powers could be tapped . . .

Illearth War

Illearth War

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2013

Thomas Covenant found himself once again summoned to the Land. The Council of Lords needed him to move against Foul the Despiser who held the Illearth Stone, ancient source of evil power. But although Thomas Covenant held the legendary white gold ring, he didn't know how to use its strength, and risked losing everything . . .

Power That Preserves

Power That Preserves

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2013

Twice before Thomas Covenant had been summoned to the strange other-world where magic worked. Twice he had been forced to join with the Lords of Revelstone in their war against Lord Foul, the ancient enemy of the Land.Now he is back - to a Land ravaged by the armies of Lord Foul. The Lords are besieged and helpless. No place is safe and Foul's victory seems certain. Only Covenant can avert it.Desperate and without hope, he sets out to confront the might of the Enemy. With him go a Giant, a Bloodguard and the madwoman he has wronged. And in Foul's Creche, Lord Foul grows in power with each new defeat for the Land . . .

Wounded Land

Wounded Land

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2013

Thomas Covenant returns unwillingly to a Land ravaged by four thousand years of Lord Foul's pestilence. Under the evil Sunbane, the people of the Land submit to cruel sacrifices; the rulers of Revelstone are corrupt, the fields and forests laid waste; the healing Earth-power impotent. Accompanied by a woman from his own world, Covenant begins a new quest to save the Land from the forces that have all but destroyed it.

One Tree

One Tree

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2013

Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery flee from the Land, and embark with the Giants on a desperate search for the One Tree, the powerful life-force whose branches alone can re-make the Staff of Law. They leave the Sunbane-ravaged shores they know for a new world where awesome creatures attack them at sea and strangely powerful new races both welcome and threaten them on Land - while Lord Foul sends his Ravers to harry Covenant and all who help him. Before them lies the prize that can vanquish the Sunbane - or wreak the devastation that Lord Foul seeks . . .

White Gold Wielder

White Gold Wielder

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2013

After bitter defeat on the Isle of the One Tree, Thomas Covenant, Linden Avery and the Giants of the Search take ship again. Across the frozen oceans they return to the Land, now perilously close to destruction from the ravages of the Sunbane. Drawn inexorably towards the caverns deep below Mount Thunder, Covenant and Linden Avery prepare to meet their bitterest foe. Even the white gold they carry may not serve against Lord Foul's powers. For once the wild magic is released, the Arch of Times will crack, and Lord Foul's conquest of the Land will be assured . . .

Real Story

Real Story

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 24/01/2013

The Real Story is a short but intense tale set in a future in which humans travel between the stars using "e;gap drives,"e; controllable brain implants are punishable by death, and a private company called the United Mining Company runs law enforcement for all of known space. Ensign Morn Hyland lives aboard a police ship with most of her family, chasing down pirates and other illegals who prey on the weak or smuggle goods into forbidden space.

Forbidden Knowledge

Forbidden Knowledge

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 24/01/2013

The Real Story was just a preview to this action-packed tome... The Gap series steps on the accelerator with Forbidden Knowledge. Beautiful cop Morn Hyland, desperate and in pain aboard Captain's Fancy, controls her body and mind with her illegal zone implant, recreating herself as a superbeing worthy of holding Captain Nick Succorso's affections. Jealousy among the crew, threats of rape and ship self-destruction, prisoner torture, and government cyborg programs keep things moving along. Alien Amnioni seeking genetic domination over humankind enter the scene with new technologies such as mutagens and force-growing fetuses. Bite your fingernails while you live it all (vicariously!) through brilliant survivor Morn and villain-turned-conspirator Angus Thermopyle.

Mirror of Her Dreams

Mirror of Her Dreams

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 24/01/2013

The daughter of rich but neglectful parents, Terisa Morgan lives alone in a New York City apartment, a young woman who has grown to doubt her own existence. Surrounded by the flat reassurance of mirrors, she leads an unfulfilled life-until the night a strange man named Geraden comes crashing through one of her mirrors, on a quest to find a champion to save his kingdom of Mordant from a pervasive evil that threatens the land. Terisa is no champion. She wields neither magic nor power. And yet, much to her own surprise, when Geraden begs her to come back with him, she agrees.Now, in a culture where women are little more than the playthings of powerful men, in a castle honeycombed with secret passages and clever traps, in a kingdom threatened from without and within by enemies able to appear and vanish out of thin air, Terisa must become more than the pale reflection of a person. For the way back to Earth is closed to her. And the enemies of Mordant will stop at nothing to see her dead.

Man Rides Through

Man Rides Through

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: eBook Release Date: 24/01/2013

Aided by the powerful magic of Vagel, the evil Arch-Imager, the merciless armies are marching against the kingdom of Mordant. In its hour of greatest need, two unlikely champions emerge. One is Geraden, whose inability to master the simplest skills of Imagery has made him a laughingstock. The other is Terisa Morgan, transferred to Mordant from a Manhattan apartment by Geraden's faulty magic. Together, Geraden and Terisa discover undreamed-of talents within themselves-talents that make them more than a match for any Imager...including Vagel himself.Unfortunately, those talents also mark them for death. Branded as traitors, they are forced to flee the castle for their lives. Now, all but defenseless in a war-torn countryside ravaged by the vilest horrors Imagery can spawn, Geraden and Terisa must put aside past failures and find the courage to embrace their powers-and their love-before Vagel can spring his final trap.

Fatal Revenant The Last Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant

Fatal Revenant The Last Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/04/2012

Fatal Revenant, Book Two of The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, begins where The Runes of the Earth ended: Linden Avery watches from a balcony while Thomas Covenant and her adopted son, Jeremiah, ride desperately toward Revelstone. But their reunion has vast consequences which she could not have foreseen. Soon she is betrayed by the people whom she most needs to trust. Transported deep into the Land's past, she is forced to confront mysterious strangers, legendary heroes, and ancient evils, and to stand alone against the malevolence of the Despiser's minions. Abandoned in Garroting Deep, the most bloodthirsty of the Land's long-dead forests, she reaches a fearsome decision: she determines to reshape reality in an attempt to end the Despiser's evil and her son's suffering. However, her purpose requires her to find Loric's krill, a weapon abandoned among the Hills of Andelain millennia ago. And she needs the aid of friends and allies who will turn against her if she reveals her intent. Attacked by enemies old and new, and harried by strange beings with ambiguous agendas, she strives toward Andelain. But the ravenous skurj are rising, and all of her actions appear to serve her worst foes.

Against All Things Ending The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant

Against All Things Ending The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/09/2011

Desperate for help to find her adopted son, Jeremiah, Linden Avery has resurrected Thomas Covenant in a cataclysmic exertion of Earthpower and wild magic. But the consequences of her efforts are more terrible than she could have imagined. Sorcery on that scale has awakened the Worm of the World's End: the ultimate end of all Time, and therefore of all life, has been set in motion. And on a more personal level, the results are no less extreme. The stress of reincarnation so many centuries after his death has fractured Covenant's mind. He cannot tell Linden where to find her son. And his leprosy has renewed its grip on him, inexorably killing his nerves. The Ranyhyn had tried to warn her. Now, plunged to depths of desperation and despair for which she is entirely unprepared, Linden seeks radical responses to the dilemmas she has created. Searching for Jeremiah, and accompanied only by a few friends and allies - some of them unwilling - she takes chances that threaten her sanity, forcing her to confront the Land's most fearsome secrets. Dreadful futures hinge on all of her choices, and she and her companions are driven beyond the limits of their endurance. Yet she still walks paths laid out for her by the Despiser, and his forces are ready ...

The Man Who Killed His Brother

The Man Who Killed His Brother

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/07/2011

An alcoholic former private investigator; his missing niece; a police force unable to find her; and a horrifying race against time...Mick 'Brew' Axbrewder has plenty to think about. A once capable private investigator, he is now an alcoholic after having lost his license following the accidental shooting of a police officer - his own brother.When not drinking, Brew helps out Ginny Fistoulari, a tough, capable P.I. who he used to work with and with whom he's always shared a connection. But Brew and Ginny have an arrangement that she will never drag him out of a bar - so when she does just that, Brew knows it must be something serious. And it is. Brew's thirteen-year-old niece - his dead brother's daughter - has gone missing. The police are doing nothing and suspect she is a runaway. Until Brew's investigation uncovers a link with several other girls who all went missing, sent a letter home, then turned up dead, full of heroin. Desperately fighting the latest drinking binge and determined to stay off the bottle, Brew needs to find his niece before it is too late...

The Man Who Risked His Partner

The Man Who Risked His Partner

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/07/2011

The second novel in this terrific crime series from the No. 1 bestselling author. Mick 'Brew' Axbrewder lost his licence as a private investigator after he accidentally shot his brother, and so now works in partnership with a tough P.I., Ginny Fistoulari. His on-off relationship with Ginny used to involve her trying to keep him sober enough to help her solve cases, but since she lost her hand in an explosion, which Brew blames himself for, Ginny has changed and Brew doesn't know how to help her. Fortunately for both of them, a call from Reg Haskell gives them something new to focus on. Haskell is chief accountant at a bank which disguises itself as an ice-cream parlour. A cheat and a womaniser, he's got himself involved in some very nasty business, with some very nasty people. And he needs Brew and Ginny to protect him. But once they start wading through the countless lies and bodies, they begin to realise how messy things can get...

Daughter of Regals and Other Tales

Daughter of Regals and Other Tales

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/06/2010

In his first collection of short fiction, Stephen Donaldson, the bestselling author of the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant and the GAP series of SF novels, presents eight superb stories, including 'Gilden-Fire', the famous chapter about Korik of the Bloodguard and his mission to Seareach that was part of the original version of THE ILLEARTH WAR, the second of the Covenant books, but omitted from the published version.Enter a world of mystics and unicorns, angels and kings, all realized with the dazzling style and imagination that has made Stephen Donaldson a modern master of the fantasy genre.

White Gold Wielder

White Gold Wielder

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/10/2009

Lord Foul's Bane

Lord Foul's Bane

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/10/2009

Barns of the Berkshires

Barns of the Berkshires

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2009

Explore a rich visual tapestry created by the bucolic countryside of the Berkshire hills and Berkshire County, Massachusetts, through many historic barns that tie the scenery together. 123 full-page color photographs and a detailed, in-depth text trace the history of barn building and subsequent development of barn architecture in the Berkshires over the last 250 years. As you page through the book you will come to understand the vital role that barns have had in shaping, and ultimately preserving, the region as a quintessential example of rural New England. The photographs, taken in all seasons, present barns both in detail and in the distance, always capturing their rustic beauty as iconic symbols of the undulating landscape that surrounds them. This unique book focuses entirely on barns and is a must read for those who share the author's love of history and the peaceful beauty of rural America.

This Day All Gods Die The Gap Sequence 5

This Day All Gods Die The Gap Sequence 5

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/09/2008

The fifth and final instalment in the GAP sequence: Stephen Donaldson's fascinating universe peopled with characters of a passion and intensity only he could create. As the conflict between humankind and the Amnion heads for crisis, Morn Hyland, the cyborg Angus Thermopyle and the survivors on board the crippled starship Trumpet must return from deep space to Earth. Their mission is to prevent all-out war with the aliens, which would leave humanity to pay a terrible price. But the Amnion react with swift fury, and suddenly Earth is threatened with fiery destruction ...

The Real Story & Forbidden Knowledge The Gap Sequence 1 & 2

The Real Story & Forbidden Knowledge The Gap Sequence 1 & 2

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/09/2008

A powerful and intense sf tale from a master storyteller In the far future, gap drives faster-than-light deep space travel, but sometimes this afflicts some with irreparable brain damage. A Zone Implant can turn such a person into a zombie, to protect his shipmates, but it's highly illegal. Ensign Morn Hyland works for the United Mining Company, which is in charge of law enforcement throughout known space. She lives aboard a police ship, together with most of her family; their job is to chase down pirates and other illegals who prey on the weak, or smuggle goods into forbidden space. Her life is nothing out of the ordinary - until she falls in with the pirate Captain Nick Succorso. All of a sudden, the young, strong, beautiful police officer appears to be falling in love - well, lust at least - with the murdering pirate, or so it appears to the folk at the space station's bar. But the real story was quite different ...

A Dark and Hungry God Arises The Gap Sequence 3

A Dark and Hungry God Arises The Gap Sequence 3

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/09/2008

The third instalment in the GAP sequence: Stephen Donaldson's fascinating universe peopled with characters of a passion and intensity only he could create. After a terrifying encounter with the Amnion aliens, Nick Succorso made for the safety of Thanatos Minor, the infamous bootleg shipyard where illegals from all over the galaxy come to repair their ships (and indulge their exotic tastes in entertainment). But the Amnion are waiting, and for Nick, Morn Hyland and her force-grown son Davies, the safe haven has turned into a vision of hell. Now Angus Thermopyle heads for Thanatos Minor, programmed to carry out a secret mission that could have nightmarish consequences for them all ...

Chaos and Order The Gap Sequence 4

Chaos and Order The Gap Sequence 4

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/09/2008

The third instalment in the GAP sequence: Stephen Donaldson's fascinating universe peopled with characters of a passion and intensity only he could create. As the planetoid Thanatos Minor explodes into atoms, the Trumpet hurtles into space, just one step ahead of hostile pursures. On board the Trumpet are Nick Succorso, Morn Hyland, her force-grown son Davies and the cyborg Angus Thermopyle, old enemies now thrown together in a desperate bid for survival. The only hope for the exhausted crew is an illegal lab in a distant binary solar system and that means a journey of unpredictable dangers from which they may not return ...

The Man Who Tried to Get Away

The Man Who Tried to Get Away

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/05/2004

The fifth in the brilliant crime series by the Number One bestselling fantasy author all around the world.Ex-alcoholic private investigator Mick Brew Axbrewder is in trouble again - he's taken a bullet in the stomach, and someone wants to finish the job. His partner, Ginny Fistoulari, is determined to keep him safe, so she takes an 'easy' job, an assignment so straightforward it is practically a vacation. Murder On Cue, Inc. run mystery camps, and their insurance company requires a security presence. The camp is being held at an isolated hunting lodge, and all Ginny and Brew have to do is show up, play along, and keep their real identities secret. But the game becomes only too real - and Brew and Ginny find themselves at the heart of murder hunt . . .

The Man Who Fought Alone

The Man Who Fought Alone

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/05/2004

Fourth in the brilliant crime series by the Numer One bestselling fantasy author all around the world. When Mick 'Brew' Axbrewder catches a bullet while in the process of taking out the top hitman of 'El Senor' - Puerto del Sol's only real crime-lord - his partner and sometime lover, Ginny Fistoulari decides to get the both of them out of town. But running doesn't seem to solve half their problems. Mick, without a PI licence and fast alienating Ginny, must rebuild his life, but the only way is to trust the one man he is coming to hate most, Marshal Viviter: an old college friend of Ginny's, and a phenomenally successfully private investigator. Viviter appears to have everything, and be everything, that Mick could ever hope for, but there are strings attached to his help - strings which could get Mick killed ...

Reave the Just And Other Tales

Reave the Just And Other Tales

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/10/1999

A wondeful collection of fantasy short stories from the renowned author of the Thomas Covenant series.Stephen Donaldson has been one of the world's most popular fantasy writers ever since his first million-selling Thomas Covenant trilogy in 1977. In 1990 he took a new direction with the Gap series, the bestselling sf epic acclaimed as his best work ever. Now, in his first collection since 1984, he returns to mainstream fantasy with eight stunning stories that reveal an astonishing mastery of the shorter form.Here are tales rich with exotic atmosphere, mysticism and menace, including `The Djinn Who Watches Over the Accursed', an unnerving fable about a reckless adulterer; `The Killing Stroke', in which martial-arts masters fight as champions in a great mind-battle between mages; and `Penance', a haunting story of a vampire who roams a battlefield, searching for the dying.Spellbinding, unpredictable and always entertaining, this new collection displays the remarkable imagination and extraordinary range of a writer at the height of his powers, and confirms Stephen Donaldson's position as a master of modern fantasy.

The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant

The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/02/1994

The magnificent saga of Thomas Covenant continues in Stephen Donaldson's highly acclaimed second epic fantasy trilogy, together in one volume.

The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever

The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/07/1993

The acclaimed fantasy epic, together in one volume.

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Tc1

Author: Stephen Donaldson Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/10/1987

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