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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
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Wizard's Eleven

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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King's Blood Four

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

In the lands of the True Game, your lifelong identity will emerge as you play. Prince or Sorcerer, Armiger or Tragamor, Demon or Doyen... Which will it be?

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The Gate to Women's Country

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper
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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
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Marianne, the Madame, and the Momentary Gods

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 Madame, and the Momentary Gods is the second volume of Sheri S. Tepper's acclaimed Marianne Trilogy.

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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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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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Dervish Daughter

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

I am called Jinian Footseer by some. By some, Jinian Star-Eye. And by some, the Wizard Jinian. One or two call me Dervish Daughter.On thinking it over, I decided I had been right all along. Everything I had told Peter was true. All the evidence pointed in one way and one way only. I felt as I had felt so long ago, travelling toward Bleer with Peter, when he put the clues to a mystery in my hands and asked me to make sense of it. Now, as then, all the pieces were in my hands, or my head.The great flitchhawk who had granted me a boon in Chimmerdong, and the d'bor wife, and the gobblemole. The story of Lite Star and the Daylight Bell. The Oracle. The Eesties. Yellow crystals and blue, separated by a thousand years of time. My illness in Chimmerdong, the diagnoses of Bartelmy of the Ban, the Dervish, my mother. All these. No matter how I turned them, there was no other explanation.Could anything be done?

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Blood Heritage

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

For centuries it has waited. Now it is free.Badger Ettison does not believe in demons. Until a shrieking, freezing horror escapes its ancient prison. A soulless hunger. Hunger that turns a beautiful woman into a shrivelled husk before she has time to scream. Hunger that has no form, no substance - but fangs and claws and eyes to seek its prey.Badger Ettison does not believe in magic. But the old blood-rituals are the only way to stop the voracious evil that pursues his wife and son. And they demand that Badger must sacrifice one of the two he loves to save the other.Badger Ettison does not believe in terror. Now he is living it.

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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

In the savage and magical world of the River, the pace of life is dictated by the ebb and flow of great tides - and by the power of a fearsome religion. Yet dangerous currents gather force beneath the placid surface.Together, Pamra Don and Thrasne the Boatman seek to uncover the terrible truth about the river and its awesome strength. But in the world of the Awakeners, the truth can kill you¿Northshore is the first half of Sheri S. Tepper's acclaimed Awakeners sequence.

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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

They seek to answer riddles that have no answer. They are bound on a quest that has no end.Thewston of the Lion Courts; Leona, Queen of the Beasts; Medlo, outlawed Prince; Jasmine the Dancer; Terascouos the Singer. And young Jaer, whose like has never been seen: Jaer, the greatest riddle of all.They are the Revenants. This is their story.

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The Enigma Score

Sheri S. Tepper
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Sheri S. Tepper

The Presences mean something different to each of Jubal's colonists. In some, these towering crystals inspire awe, in others fear. A small band must break through the long silence between humanity and the Presences to strike a new alliance - and bring about the end of a tyrannical dynasty.Sheri S. Tepper's world has the depths of galaxies. Her characters come alive like stars burning in the black of space. The tale she tells will leave you astounded.