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Fish Tails

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

In her 35th novel, science fiction master Sheri S. Tepper boldly weaves together the storylines of eleven of her previous works - from KING'S BLOOD FOUR (1983) to THE WATERS RISING (2010)In FISH TAILS, two of Tepper's beloved characters - Abasio and Xulai (A PLAGUE OF ANGELS and THE WATERS RISING) - and their children travel from village to village scattered across the sparsely populated land of Tingawa. They are searching for others who might be interested in adopting their sea-dwelling lifestyle.Along their journey they encounter strange visitors from the far-off world of Lom, characters from Tepper's nine-book True Game series of novels - Mavin Manyshaped, Jinian Star-eye, and Silkhands the Healer - all of whom have been gathered up by an interfering, time-traveling, rule-breaking do-gooder to do one last good dead on earth before its metamorphosis is complete. For the waters are rising and will soon engulf the entire planet, transforming it utterly and irrevocably.

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Jinian Star-Eye

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

"I'll need your help. Come night and the Oracle again, I'm going to try the final couplet.""Jinian," Murzy breathed while Dodie looked white-eyed at me. "Dangerous.""And fatal not to," I said, still smiling at them all...I wove by forest and meadow, branch and leaf. I wove by stream and pool, by river and fall. I wove by cloud and air, by thunder and sunset glow. I wove by depths of the earth, rock and gem, glittering ores and crystals blooming in the dark, old bone and new. Beside me the others wove as well..."And all within sound of my voice or reach of the wind," I cried, thrusting my voice like a Sending, like a magic spear, driving it upward. "And all within sound of my voice or lick of the wave, or all within sound of my voice or stretch of the soil, or all within sound of my voice where green grows and leaf springs up. Named or unnamed, silent or speaking. Let this message be brought,By the Eye of the Star,Where Old Gods Are!"

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Wizard's Eleven

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

The son of Mavin Manyshaped is back.Let the Players of the True Game beware.A giant stalks the mountains. The Shadowpeople gather by the light of the moon. The Bonedancers raise up armies of the dead. And the Wizard's Eleven sleep, trapped in their dreams.Players, take your places. The final Game begins.

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King's Blood Four

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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Shadow's End

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

ALLIANCE CENTRAL: the world once called Earth. Nothing breathes upon it but man and the wind, and the wind is tamed beneath great domes. From here humanity rules a vast stellar empire.FIRSTISM: the belief that the universe is made for humanity. Therefore be fruitful, and multiply, and replace all other creatures with humankind and its domesticated beasts, and replace all other green things with plants useful to human life...HERMES SECTOR: the remote frontier system where colonists are abruptly wiped out by an alien visitation. As a deadly threat to the countless billions of humans swarming outward from Alliance Central, the aliens must be identified.One planet alone in Hermes Sector was spared. But that planet is Dinadh, the strangest and most secretive of all populated worlds. Firsters are not welcome on Dinadh, nor Firster technology. The only people from Alliance Central qualified by blood to visit Dinadh are a lone woman and her severely disabled five-year-old son. Their journey to Dinadh marks the beginning of a terrifying ordeal pitching mother and son beyond the shadow cast by human civilization. Astounding sights, extraordinary aliens and colossal dangers await them...

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Necromancer Nine

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

He wears the guise of a Necromancer: the black cloak, the broad-rimmed hat, the gauze mask painted with a death's head. But raising the dead is the least of his Talents. He is a wild card that threatens the True Game itself. Demon, Doyen, Dragon and Tragamor, Sorcerer, Seer, Armiger and King - take your places. Let the Game begin.

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Marianne, the Magus and the Manticore

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

When Marianne's parents died, leaving control of their fortune to her feared older brother, she struggled to make her way as a student in America - and her old home began to seem as unreal as a fairy tale, her childhood there as distant as a dream . . .Until the Magus came to claim her, and the Black Madame to destroy her, and the Manticore to hunt her down through the streets of another world - for there is magic in Marianne's blood, and magic in her soul.And in a battle fought in an everchanging world of warped time and wicked magic, it is the souls of Marianne and her family that are the ultimate prizes.Marianne, the Magus and the Manticore is the first volume of Sheri S. Tepper's acclaimed Marianne Trilogy.

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Marianne, the Madame, and the Momentary Gods

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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Marianne, the Matchbox, and the Malachite Mouse

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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The Song of Mavin Manyshaped

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

For Mavin, coming of age as a shape-shifter is both exhilarating and terrifying. Recklessly headstrong, she is to become notorious in the lands of the True Game. With her brother, she leaves their home - a place of slavery and fear - only to have the boy's powers of beguilement lead them into danger. Rescued by the Wizard Himaggery, the shape-shift and man of magic make a vow. When twenty years have come and gone, they will meet again.But Himmagery has vanished, leaving only a letter of love behind for Mavin to find. If he were dead, she would know it: sorcerers could trace the scent of his trail, necromancers raise his bones from the dust. But he has disappeared - beyond the power of wizardy. And so the search of Mavin Manyshaped begins.This is the first volume of Sheri S. Tepper's acclaimed The Chronicles of Mavin Manyshaped

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The Flight of Mavin Manyshaped

Sheri S. Tepper
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The Search of Mavin Manyshaped

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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Jinian Footseer

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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Blood Heritage

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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The Bones

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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Northshore

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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Southshore

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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The Revenants

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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The Gate to Women's Country

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

The Gate to Women's Country tells of a society that exists three hundred years after our own has nearly destroyed itself. Now, male warriors are separated from women at an early age and live in garrisons plotting futilely for the battles which must never be fought again. Inside the women's towns, education, arts and science flourish. But for some like Stavia, there is more to see. Her sojourn with the man she is forbidden to love brings into sharp focus the contradictions that define their lives.And when tragedy strikes, Stavia is faced with a decision she never thought she would make - a decision that could forever change their world ...The Gate to Women's Country is a novel that rivals Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale in scope, impact, and the sheer power of its storytelling.

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The Enigma Score

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper