A. C. CRISPIN SERIES:

Alien Resurrection

Alien Resurrection

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

Aboard the deep space vessel USM Auriga, the unthinkable occurs--Ellen Ripley awakes. Her last memory is of her own fiery death on the prison colony Fiorina 161. And yet she lives. Stronger, fiercer... changed.Ripley discovers that military scientists have learned how to breed Xenomorphs, creatures with which she somehow shares an empathic link. The course is set to take the Aliens to Earth.Based on the screenplay by Joss Whedon, acclaimed author A. C. Crispin has written the final novel in the original Alien movie quadrilogy, forever changing the saga of Ellen Ripley--the last survivor of the Nostromo.
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Starbridge

Starbridge

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

The crew of the Desiree was unprepared. The Simiu were unexpected... Earth's first contact with an alien race turns to disaster when a friendly encounter erupts into inexplicable violence and the threat of interstellar war. But two ordinary individuals--Mahree Burroughs, an ordinary woman with a gift for friendship, and Dhurrrkk', a male Simiu with boundless curiosity--have forged a bond of understanding that bridges their many differences. Along with a reluctant Robert Gable, brilliant young ship's physician, they make an astounding journey across the stars, to seek a way to save the future of both species!Review"This the type of rousing adventure story which Heinlein made so popular a generation ago... excellent!" -- Andre Norton"With its touches of Humor and intriguing set of characters, the action-packed plot races along!" -- LocusAbout the AuthorA. C. Crispin is the bestselling author of Sarek and Yesterday's Son. She has written six books in the StarBridge series. Crispin's other books include V and Time for Yesterday. She may be reached via email at: [email protected]
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Storms of Destiny

Storms of Destiny

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

Disgraced outcasts,they hold the fates of empire and gods ... A dedicated priestess of Boq'urak, Thia has spent the whole of her young life in devout worship -- until she inadvertently discovers the unholy truth about the deity she serves. Cruelly thrust back into a world she does not know, she has become an exile in a land torn asunder by terror and conflict. But Thia will not be making her journey alone. An outcast warrior priest, a mysterious healer, an enslaved prince, and an embittered spy must join with her to save a realm ravaged by invasion -- and rescue the future from the terrible wrath of a demon god.
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Shadow World

Shadow World

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

For the golden-eyed Elspind, membership in the Cooperative League of Systems could bring many benefits... including a drug that would greatly increase their brief life spans. Mark Kenner, on the brink of abandoning his StarBridge career, is forced into one last assignment -- to speak on Elseemar for the CLS. But some of the Elspind are opposed to any such alliance. -Violently- opposed. They call themselves Wospind. And they are waiting for Mark and his companions...Review"Rousing adventure... a very exciting and reader enticing series!" -- Andre NortonAbout the AuthorA. C. Crispin is the bestselling author of Sarek and Yesterday's Son. She has written six books in the StarBridge series. Crispin's other books include V and Time for Yesterday. She may be reached via email at: [email protected]
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Serpent's Gift

Serpent's Gift

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

THE FUTURE JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT HARDERSerge LaRoche was a gifted musician, until a freak accident took away his hands. Now he’s focusing on his career as an instructor at StarBridge Academy. His newest student, brilliant but undisciplined Heather Farley, is looking forward to StarBridge being her first chance at the security and stability that she has lacked her entire life. But now an archaeological find beneath the cold surface of the school’s asteroid base threatens their hopes for the future…and possibly the future for StarBridge itself.''PRAISE FOR THE STARBRIDGE SERIES“These novels challenge our understanding among intelligent races…Readers will care about these characters.” — Library Journal“...the series is batting a thousand!” — Dragon“This is the type of rousing adventure story which Heinlein made so popular a generation ago…Excellent!” — Andre NortonBOOKS IN THE STARBRIDGE SERIESBook 1: StarBridge - Earth discovers they are not the only sentient beings in the universe and their first contact turns deadly in an unfortunate turn of events.Book 2: Silent Dances - Deaf since birth, Tesa is the perfect ambassador to the alien Grus whose sonic cries can kill. Has earth made its own discovery of a new sentient species?Book 3: Shadow World - A young man learns how to cope with death from a golden-eyed race of beings with tragically short lives.Book 4: Serpent’s Gift - A young girl creates a mind-link with the StarBridge computer, and a series of deadly accidents threatens all life on the asteroid.Book 5: Silent Songs - Amphibious beings from a distant world land on the planet Trinity, threatening the native creatures and the StarBridge ambassadors.Book 6: Ancestor’s World - When a member of an archeological team on the planet Na-Dina is brutally murdered, Mahree Burroughs arrives to find the killer, no matter the cost.Book 7: Voices of Chaos - The feline beings known as Arrekhi have requested admission into the Cooperative League of Systems, but they are harboring a secret that could have deadly consequences.Review"Rousing adventure... a very exciting and reader-enticing series!" -- Andre Norton
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V

V

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

TRY TO RESIST They arrived—tens of thousands of extraterrestrial beings—in huge spaceships the size of a modern metropolis. They came from a dying planet. All they wanted, in exchange for their vast knowledge of science and technology, was a small share of the earth's natural resources. Theirs was a mission of peace . . . and mankind believed them. Until they began to multiply into an army of alien invaders. Until men, women, and children—entire cities—began to vanish from the earth. Until the horrifying reality behind their mission of peace—a reign of terror reminiscent of Nazi Germany on a global scale—created the human imperative . . .RESIST OR PERISH
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V01 - V

V01 - V

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

TRY TO RESIST They arrived—tens of thousands of extraterrestrial beings—in huge spaceships the size of a modern metropolis. They came from a dying planet. All they wanted, in exchange for their vast knowledge of science and technology, was a small share of the earth's natural resources. Theirs was a mission of peace . . . and mankind believed them. Until they began to multiply into an army of alien invaders. Until men, women, and children—entire cities—began to vanish from the earth. Until the horrifying reality behind their mission of peace—a reign of terror reminiscent of Nazi Germany on a global scale—created the human imperative . . .RESIST OR PERISH
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Silent Dances

Silent Dances

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

Deaf since birth, Tesa is the perfect ambassador to the alien Grus, whose sonic cries can shatter human ears. But her mission is harder than it looks. The Grus are not alone on their world. They have deadly enemies, both natural and otherwise. And if Tesa is to save all life on the planet, she will have to make peace with not one alien species... but -two-.Review"A good, lively, fast-miving story... SILENT DANCES is just tremendous; I'm delighted to recommend it!" -- Judith Tarr, author of THE HOUND AND THE FALCON TRILOGY
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Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy I: The Paradise Snare

Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy I: The Paradise Snare

A. C. Crispin

Science Fiction / Fantasy

Here is the first book in the blockbuster trilogy that chronicles the never-before-told story of the young Han Solo. Set before the Star Wars movie adventures, these books chronicle the coming-of-age of the galaxy's most famous con man, smuggler, and thief.The first book in this exciting Han Solo series begins with a recounting of Han's late teen years and shows us how he escaped an unhappy adopted home situation to carve out an adventurous new life for himself as a pilot. Han Solo, the handsome rogue, is every girl's dream man, and every boy's hero. Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!
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