TANITH LEE SERIES:

Sabella

Sabella

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

This repackaged edition of a classic sci-fi tale from a master storyteller explores the life of a vampire on a Mars-like colony as she struggles to hide her true nature.On the rosy sands of a distant Earth colony, Sabella lives a quiet life in her isolated home—carefully hiding her vampirism from society.Sabella may not be undead, but she is painfully allergic to sunlight, possesses supernatural strength and speed, and feeds on fresh blood. In her youth, Sabella seduced a number of men, killing them all for fear of discovery. But with age comes control, and Sabella has sworn off of drinking human blood.After four years of staying clean, Sabella receives an invitation to her Aunt Cassi's funeral—along with several thousand credits to ensure she attends the reading of the will. But when Sabella arrives at the funeral, she discovers that the funds were a ruse. Before her death, Cassi—a devout Christian Revivalist—discovered the truth about...
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Electric Forest

Electric Forest

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

Now available in a redesigned edition, Tanith Lee's sci-fi classic of a woman's quest for acceptance through the transfer of her consciousness to an artificial body.In the futuristic world of Indigo, reproduction is controlled by the government, guaranteeing that every baby is happy, healthy, and beautiful. But mistakes happen, and a rare few babies are accidentally born biologically, like Magdala Cled.Because of her natural-born features, Magdala is an outcast in society—abandoned at birth, abused in the orphanage she grew up in, and branded with the cruel name "Ugly." But Magdala's world turns upside down when she's approached by Claudio Loro, a wealthy scientist who has created a beautiful artificial body. When he offers to transfer Magdala's consciousness into the body, she cannot refuse the priceless opportunity for a new, beautiful life.However, unbeknownst to her, Claudio has crafted her new body to resemble Christophine del Jan, his rival scientist...
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No Flame But Mine

No Flame But Mine

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

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

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

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

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 Silver Metal Lover

The Silver Metal Lover

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

Love is made of more than mere flesh and blood. . . .Tanith Lee is one of the most thought-provoking and imaginative authors of our time. In this unforgettably poignant novel, Lee has created a classic tale—a beautiful, tragic, sensual, and ultimately triumphant love story of the future.For sixteen-year-old Jane, life is a mystery she despairs of ever mastering. She and her friends are the idle, pampered children of the privileged class, living in luxury on an Earth remade by natural disaster. Until Jane's life is changed forever by a chance encounter with a robot minstrel with auburn hair and silver skin, whose songs ignite in her a desperate and inexplicable passion.Jane is certain that Silver is more than just a machine built to please. And she will give up everything to prove it. So she escapes into the city's violent, decaying slums to embrace a love bordering on madness. Or is it something more? Has Jane glimpsed in Silver something no one else has...
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Louisa the Poisoner

Louisa the Poisoner

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

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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Dark Dance

Dark Dance

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

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 coverTHE KISS OF ADAMUSA 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 eroticpolymorphisms, 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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Night's Sorceries

Night's Sorceries

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

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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Anackire

Anackire

Tanith Lee

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror / Young Adult

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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