Night's Sorceries

      Tanith Lee
Night's Sorceries

A recognized master fantasist, Tanith Lee has won multiple awards for her craft, including the British Fantasy Award, the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Horror.

The final entry in Tanith Lee's classic fantasy series Tales from the Flat Earth, Night's Sorceries forms a breathtaking conclusion to a dark and intricate epic of demons, gods, and mortals.
Azhriaz, daughter of Azhrarn, Demon Lord of the Night, has defied her father's wishes. Taking on the mantle of Delirium's Mistress, she escapes her island prison in the Underearth, where she would have spent her life in eternal slumber. With Prince Chuz, her lover and the sworn enemy of Azhrarn, she flees to the mortal realm of the Flat Earth to escape her father's wrath.
But Azhrarn will not be so easily deterred, and the lovers' journey has not left the world untouched. In the wake of their flight, bizarre new enchantments emerge, exposing...

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    Hunting the White Witch

      Tanith Lee
Hunting the White Witch

Vazkor, who assumed the name of the warrior father he had never known, seeks his mother, a survivor of the hated Old Race known as the White Witch. He has sworn to kill her, to avenge his father and all the humans who had suffered at the hands of the Old Race. But as he searches, his own powers—his fearful heritage—grow. Can Vazkor rid the world once and for all of his own creator?
Hunting the White Witch
is the concluding volume of the Birthgrave Trilogy. Rediscover this realm of brilliant cruel beauty and seductive immortal ruins, of savage war and grand conquest, of falling stars and silver gods—with these 40th anniversary editions of legendary fantastist Tanith Lee's debut book series.
From the Paperback edition.

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    Anackire

      Tanith Lee
Anackire

A recognized master fantasist, Tanith Lee has won multiple awards for her craft, including the British Fantasy Award, the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Horror.

Raldnor, Storm Lord and chosen hero of the goddess Anackire, has passed into legend after bringing peace to the land of Dorthar. But after twenty years, that tenuous peace is threatening to dissolve. Contentious forces are brewing, working through subterfuge and overt war to see the new Storm Lord displaced.
Kesarh, prince of Istris, has grand ambitions. Though he is only a lesser noble of Karmiss, his shrewdness and cunning ensure him a stake in the tumultuous fight for sovereignty. If he succeeds, he may yet win the power he craves—and an empire to rule.
But his plans are not infallible—a daughter, conceived from a forbidden union, could prove to be his downfall. Ashni is a child not quite human, altered by the strange...

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    Red Unicorn

      Tanith Lee
Red Unicorn

Felling neglectd because her sorceress mother is enamored with a flamboyant magician and her sister, Empress Lizra, is infatuated with her own true love, Tanaquil is drawn into another world in which her mirror self is plotting to murder her sister.

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    Shadowfire

      Tanith Lee
Shadowfire

Turek was raised as an orphan nomad, until one grim night when he learns of his heritage. He discovers he is the son of the last woman of a superior race long thought dead – a woman who once dishonored his warrior king father. Intent on revenge, Turek takes his father's name, Vazkor, and embarks on a journey to find his mother – and murder her.
Rediscover this realm of brilliant cruel beauty and seductive immortal ruins, of savage war and grand conquest, of falling stars and silver gods—with this 40th anniversary edition of legendary fantastist Tanith Lee's Birthgrave Trilogy.

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    Dark Dance

      Tanith Lee
Dark Dance

Drawn to the ominous house of Scarabae by the promise of passion, Rachaela soon finds herself a prisoner of her own desire, seduced into a dark and dangerous existence by a lover who bears her family name.

From the back cover

THE KISS OF ADAMUS

A Mahler symphony plays in this house. Eve tempts Adam in stained glass. A dead mouse, a pink bow around its neck, lies on the dresser. A topaz=eyed cat, as big as a Labrador stalks for food. A madman gallops in the hallway. And Rachaela waits, waits for her lover, her seducer...

She worked in a bookstore, a conventional young woman in a conventional life. Then they beckoned Rachaela, using a lawyer as a front, using a variety of ruses, beckoning her to the house on the sea—the house of Scarabae...

Now she is here: not a prisoner, but she cannot leave; not a criminal, but stained with sin, seduced...

A man's body burns on the beach. Madness cries out in her head. This is her family. This lover bears her family name. He comes to her in black, bearing his passion, his thirst for her blood, his ecstasy—his terrible seed...

REVIEWS

"ENTHRALLING... top-notch demonology and atmosphere... it is Lee's talent for realizing an exquisite and appalling mingling of lust and horror, sexual pleasure and loathing, yearning and revulsion.”—Kirkus Reviews

"Lee writes with lyricism... ominous wit... she is able to effortlessly build to a climax of breathtaking menace with overtones of dislocation and loss."—Publishers Weekly

"Lee's seductive prose and sensitivity to nuance restore the 'atmosphere' to a genre too easily overwhelmed by gore."—Library Journal

"Lee's creations are so rich that one can savor the details." —Booklist

"Restores one's faith in fiction as the expression of imagination and original thought." —The Guardian

"STUNNING... Tanith Lee has written some truly remarkable books ... with Lee it is always wise to expect the unexpected... a testament to Lee's extraordinary reputation and skill as a writer."—Starburst

"STYLISH, CURIOUS, LANGUID, DIFFERENT... sexual ambiguities, clammy obsessions and erotic

polymorphisms, set forth amid a welter of rich detail."—Kirkus Reviews

"Lee upholds her reputation for exotic storytelling... RECOMMENDED!" —Library Journal

"Tanith Lee writes in sensual, emotion-rich prose that is given a dark piquancy by a sexuality tending toward the sado-masochistic." —Publishers Weekly

"Lee is equally gifted in both novels and shorter works."—Booklist

"A dose of glamorous perversity and elegant wit."—Locus


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    Death's Master

      Tanith Lee
Death's Master

Rediscover her classic, most popular fantasy series, Tales from the Flat Earth, where demons and gods grant wonders and wreak havoc. Visit the Upperearth, where dwell the gods; the Underearth, the realm of nightmarish demons; the Innerearth, the domain of the dead; and the Flat Earth itself, the home of mortals.
Supreme amongst them all is the demon god Azhrarn, Night's Master, whose deadly whims could change the lives of those in the Flat Earth. Azhrarn holds in his heart a mystery which could alter the very existence of the Flat Earth forever....

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    Louisa the Poisoner

      Tanith Lee
Louisa the Poisoner

Raised in a swamp by a mad witch, poor Louisa grew up with one goal in mind: to marry a wealthy man, then inherit his lands and money by whatever means it takes. And Louisa may well succeed, for she is a stunning beauty with the manners of an angel. At last she sets off to make her fortune . . . and with the help of her vial of undetectable poison, she soon finds her first victim. A dazzlingly dark fantasy, as only Tanith Lee could write it!


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    No Flame But Mine

      Tanith Lee
No Flame But Mine

The Lionwolf scrolls conclude in this epic fantasy adventure set in a snowbound world where redemption and revenge collide
The powerful mage Thryfe gropes through the steel-white snows that have covered the huddles of ruins, abandoned villages, and casualties of the White Death. He is searching for the stunning witch Jemhara, but his magic mirror can only see her past, not her present, and the sorcerer fears that a mad force abroad on the ice-locked earth is keeping them apart. At last, he finds Jemhara in the rebuilt town of Kandexa. Their impassioned and bizarre love rekindles, resulting in the birth of a boy with red hair, blue eyes, and golden skin: He is Lionwolf reborn from the land of the dead.

But the vicious dark lord Zzth has been burning under the sea, waiting for the moment of his inevitable return, planning for mutilation, destruction, and frigid ruin.


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    Red as Blood, or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer: Expanded Edition

      Tanith Lee
Red as Blood, or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer: Expanded Edition

What if Snow White were the real villain and the "wicked queen" just a sadly maligned innocent? What if awakening Sleeping Beauty would be the mistake of a lifetime -- of several lifetimes? What if the famous folk tales were retold with an eye to more horrific possibilities?  Only Tanith Lee -- "Goddess-Empress of the Hot Read" (Village Voice) could retell the world-famous tales of the Brothers Grimm (and others) as they might have been told by the Sisters Grimmer! This special edition, put together for the 30th anniversary of the original edition, adds a new Grimmer fairy tale written especially for this volume!

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    The Storm Lord

      Tanith Lee
The Storm Lord

A recognized master fantasist, Tanith Lee has won multiple awards for her craft, including the British Fantasy Award, the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, and the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Horror.

In the land of Dorthar, the Storm Lord reigns as king.
According to law, the Storm Lord's youngest son will be the rightful heir. His queen, the cunning and ambitious Val Mara, intends her young son, Amrek, to be that heir.
But fate has other ideas. When the Storm Lord abducts a Lowlander priestess, conceives a child with her, and then dies in mysterious circumstances, the unborn baby of that union suddenly becomes the heir to a vast kingdom—a situation that Val Mara is eager to rectify.
When his mother also dies, the infant, Raldnor, must be taken far from the Storm Lord's stronghold to escape the queen's murderous wrath, forsaking all knowledge of his royal heritage.
Raldnor grows up among the people of the Plains, but...

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    Darkness, I

      Tanith Lee
Darkness, I

Anna, white-haired and grey-eyed, is born into the luxurious and mysterious family of Scarabae, a family of inhuman age and consuming passions. As she matures, it becomes clear that she  shares some of their blood, for at three she appears sixteen, and holds knowledge known only to her dead sister Ruth...

Suddenly Anna, along with a score of other children, is kidnapped and carried away to the end of the earth to the pyramid hidden in the Southern ice that is home to the terrible immortal named Cain...


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    Black Unicorn (Dragonflight)

      Tanith Lee
Black Unicorn (Dragonflight)

EDITORIAL REVIEW:

Nobody knew where it had come from, or what it wanted. Not even Jaive, the sorceress, could fathom the mystery of the fabled beast. But Tanaquil, Jaive's completely unmagical daughter, understood it at once. She knew why the unicorn was there: It had come for her. It needed her. Tanaquil was amazed because she was the girl with no talent for magic. She could only fiddle with broken bits of machinery and make them work again. What could she do for a unicorn?


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