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Fantasy Books: Series

Author: Elizabeth Moon
Series Name: THE DEED OF PAKSENARRION
Books in the series: Sheepfarmer's Daughter.
Baen Books. June, 1988.
ISBN 0-671-65416-0
  Divided Allegiance.
Baen Books. October, 1988.
ISBN 0-671-69786-2
  Oath of Gold.
Baen Books. January 1989.
ISBN 0-671-69798-6
   
Author: Lawrence Watt-Evans
Series Name: THE LORDS OF DUS
Books in the series: The Lure of the Basilisk
  The Seven Altars of Dusarra
  The Sword of Bheleu
  The Book of Silence
   
Author: Barbara Hambly
Series Name: SUN WOLF AND STARHAWK SERIES
Books in the series: The Ladies of Mandrigyn
  The Witches of Wenshar
  The Dark Hand of Magic
   
Series Name: DARWATH SERIES
Books in the series: The Time of the Dark
  The Armies of Daylight
  The Walls of Air
   
Series Name: DARWATH SERIES CONTINUED
Books in the series: Mother of Winter
  Icefalcon's Quest
   
Series Name: WINDROSE SERIES
Books in the series: The Silent Tower
  The Silicon Mage
  Dog Wizard
   
Series Name: SUN-CROSS SERIES
Books in the series: The Rainbow Abyss
  The Magicians of Night
Series Name: THE WINTERLANDS SERIES
Books in the series: Dragonsbane
  Dragonshadow
  The Knight of the Demon Queen
  Dragonstar
   
Author: Jim Butcher
Series Name: THE DRESDEN FILES
Books in the series:  Storm Front 
  Fool Moon
  Grave Peril
  Summer Knight
Death Masks
  Blood Rites
  Dead Beat
  Proven Guilty 
White Night 
Small Favor 
Turn Coat 
Changes 
Side Jobs (short stories)
Ghost Story 
Cold Days 
Skin Game
   
Author:Gail Carriger
Series Name:PARASOL PROTECTORATE
Books in the series:Soulless 
Changeless 
Blameless 
Heartless 
Timeless
Series Name:FINISHING SCHOOL
Books in the series:Etiquette & Espionage  
Curtsies & Conspiracies
Waistcoats & Weaponry

Author:Patricia Briggs
Series Name:MERCY THOMPSON SERIES
Books in the series:Moon Called  
Blood Bound
Iron Kissed
Bone Crossed
Silver Borne
River Marked
Frost Burned
Night Broken
Fire Touched

Author:Simon R. Green
Series Name:THE NIGHTSIDE SERIES 
Books in the series:Something from the Nightside
Agents of Light and Darkness
Nightingale's Lament
Hex and the City
Paths Not Taken
Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth
Hell to Pay
The Unnatural Inquirer
Just Another Judgement Day
The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny
A Hard Day's Knight
The Bride Wore Black Leather
 
Author:Sean Russell
Series Name:THE INITIATE BROTHER DUOLOGY
Books in the series:The Initiate Brother
Gatherer of Clouds  
 
Author: Fritz Leiber
Series Name: FAFHRD AND THE GRAY MOUSER SERIES
Books in the series: Swords Against Death
  Swords Against Wizardry
  Swords and Deviltry
  Swords in the Mist
  Swords of Lankhmar
  Knight and Knave of Swords
   
Author: Mercedes Lackey
Series Name:
Books in the series:
VALDEMAR: HERALDS OF VALDEMAR
Arrow's Flight
Arrows of the Queen
Arrow's Fall
By the Sword
   
Series Name:
Books in the series:
VALDEMAR: LAST HERALD MAGE
Magic's Pawn
Magic's Price
Magic's Promise
   
Series Name:
Books in the series:
VALDEMAR: MAGE STORMS
Storm Warning
Storm Rising
Storm Breaking
   
Series Name:
Books in the series:
VALDEMAR: MAGE WARS
The Black Gryphon
The White Gryphon
The Silver Gryphon
   
Series Name:
Books in the series:
VALDEMAR: MAGE WINDS
Winds of Fate
Winds of Change
Winds of Fury
   
Series Name:
Books in the series:
VALDEMAR: VOWS AND HONOR
The Oathbound
Oathbreakers
Owlflight
Oathblood
Owlsight
   
Author: P.C. Hodgell
Series Name:  
Books in the series: Godstalk
  Dark of the Moon
   
Author: Brian Jacques 
Series Name: ABBEY OF REDWALL SERIES
Books in the series: Redwall
Mossflower
Mattimeo
Mariel of Redwall
Salamandastron
Martin the Warrior
The Bellmaker
Outcast of Redwall
The Great Redwall Feast
The Pearls of Lutra
The Long Patrol
Marlfox
The Legend of Luke
Lord Brocktree
The Taggerung
Triss
Loamhedge
Rakkety Tam
High Rhulain
Eulalia!
Doomwyte
The Sable Quean
The Rogue Crew

Related to series:
A Redwall Winter's Tale  

   
Author:Eoin Colfer
Series Name:ARTEMIS FOWL SERIES
Books in the series:Artemis Fowl
Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident
Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code
Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception
Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony
Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox
Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex
Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian

Author:Robert Aspirin
Series Name:MYTH ADVENTURES
Books in the series:Another Fine Myth
Myth Conceptions
Myth Directions
Myth-Ion Improbable
Hit or Myth
Myth-ing Persons
Little Myth Marker
M.Y.T.H. Inc. Link  
Myth-Nomers and Im-Pervections  
M.Y.T.H. Inc. in Action
Sweet Myth-tery of Life
Something M.Y.T.H. Inc.
Myth-told Tales
Myth Alliances
Myth-taken Identity
Class Dis-Mythed
Myth-Gotten Gains
Myth-Chief  
Myth-Fortunes
 
Editor:Robert Aspirin
Series Name:THIEVE'S WORLD SERIES
Books in the series:Thieves' World
Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn
Shadows of Sanctuary
Storm Season
The Face of Chaos
Wings of Omen
The Dead of Winter
Soul of the City
Blood Ties
Aftermath
Uneasy Alliances
Stealers' Sky

Fantasy Books: Single Books

Author: William Goldman
  The Princess Bride
   
Author: Lawrence Watt-Evans
: The Nightmare People
  The Cyborg and the Sorcerers
  The Wizard and the War Machine
   
Author: Barbara Hambly
  Stranger at the Wedding
  Bride of the Rat-God
   
Author: Norman Spinrad
  The Iron Dream
   
Author: C.J. Cherryh
  The Paladin
   
Author: Richard Adams
  Watership Down
   

Mystery Books

Author: Barry Hughart
Series Name: MASTER LI KAO & NUMBER TEN OX SERIES
Books in the series: Bridge of Birds
The Story of the Stone
Eight Skilled Gentlemen
   
Author: Elizabeth Eyre
Series Name: SIGISMONDO MYSTERIES
Books in the series: Death of a Duchess
Curtains for the Cardinal
Poison for the Prince
Bravo for the Bride
Axe for an Abbot
Dirge for a Doge
   
Author: Ellis Peters
Series Name: BROTHER CADFAEL MYSTERIES
Books in the series: A Morbid Taste for Bones
One Corpse Too Many
Monk's Hood
St. Peter's Fair
The Leper of St. Giles
The Virgin in the Ice
The Sanctuary Sparrow
The Devil's Novice
Dead Man's Ransom
The Pilgrim of Hate
An Excellent Mystery
The Raven in the Foregate
The Rose Rent
The Hermit of Eyton Forest
The Confession of Brother Haluin
The Heretic's Apprentice
A Rare Benedectine
The Potter's Field
The Summer of the Danes
The Holy Thief
Brother Cadfael's Penance
   
Author: Barbara Hambly
  Search the Seven Hills
(formerly titled: The Quirinal Hill Affair)
   
Author: Umberto Eco
  The Name of the Rose
   
Author: Candace Robb
Series Name: OWEN ARCHER MYSTERIES
Books in the series: The Apothecary Rose
The Lady Chapel
The Nun's Tale
The King's Bishop
The Riddle of St. Leonard's
A Gift of Sanctuary
A Spy for the RedeemeR
The Cross-Legged Knight 
   
Author: Edward Marston
Series Name: NICHOLAS BRACEWELL MYSTERIES
Books in the series: The Queen's Head
The Merry Devils
The Trip to Jerusalem
The Nine Giants
The Mad Courtesan
The Silent Woman
The Roaring Boy
The Laughing Hangman
The Fair Maid of Bohemia
Wanton Angel
The Devil's Apprentice
   
Series Name: RALPH DELCHARD & GERVASE BRET MYSTERIES
Books in the series: The Wolves of Savernake
The Ravens of Blackwater
The Dragons of Archenfield
The Lions of the North
The Serpents of Harbledown
The Stallions of Woodstock
The Hawks of Delamer
The Wildcats of Exeter 
The Foxes of Warwick 
The Owls of Gloucester 
The Elephants of Norwich 
   
Author: Lindsey Davis
Series Name: MARCUS DIDIUS FALCO MYSTERIES
Books in the series: Silver Pigs
Shadows in Bronze
Venus in Copper
The Iron Hand of Mars
Poseidon's Gold
Last Act in Palmyra
Time to Depart
A Dying Light In Corduba
Ode to a Banker
A Body in the Bathhouse
   
Author: Lynda S. Robinson
Series Name: LORD MEREN MYSTERIES
Books in the series: Murder in the Place of Anubis
Murder at the God's Gate
Murder at the Feast of Rejoicing
Eater of Souls
Drinker of Blood
Slayer of Gods 
   
Author: Sharon Kay Penman
Series Name: JUSTIN DE QUINCY MYSTERIES
Books in the series: The Queen's Man
  Cruel As the Grave
   
Author: Peter Tremayne
Series Name: SISTER FIDELMA MYSTERIES
Books in the series: Absolution by Murder
Shroud for the Archbishop
Suffer Little Children
The Subtle Serpent 
The Spider's Web 
Valley of the Shadow 
The Monk Who Vanished 
Act of Mercy 
Hemlock at Vespers 
Our Lady Of Darkness 
Smoke In The Wind 
The Haunted Abbot 
   
Author: Kate Sedley
Series Name: ROGER THE CHAPMAN MYSTERIES
Books in the series: Death and the Chapman
The Plymouth Cloak
The Weaver's Tale (aka The Hanged Man)
The Holy Innocents
The Eve of Saint Hyacinth 
The Wicked Winter 
The Weaver's Inheritance 
The Saint John's Fern 
The Goldsmith's Daughter
The Lammas Feast 
   
Author: Robert Van Gulik
Series Name: JUDGE DEE MYSTERIES
Books in the series: The Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee
The Chinese Bell Murders
The Chinese Gold Murders
The Chinese Lake Murders
The Chinese Maze Murders
The Chinese Nail Murders
The Emporer's Pearl
The Haunted Monestary
Judge Dee at Work
The Lacquer Screen
The Monkey and the Tiger
Murder in Canton
The Necklace and Calabash
The Phantom of the Temple
Poets and Murder
The Red Pavilion
The Willow Pattern
   
Author: Leonard Tourney
Series Name: MATTHEW STOCK MYSTERIES
Books in the series: Player's Boy is Dead
Low Treason
Familiar Spirits
Bartholomew's Fair Murders
Old Saxon Blood
Knaves Templar
Witness of Bones
Frobisher's Savage
 
Author: Elizabeth Peters
Series Name: AMELIA PEABODY MYSTERIES
Books in the series: Crocodile On the Sandbank
The Mummy Case
The Curse of the Pharaohs
Lion in the Valley
The Deeds of the Disturber
The Last Camel Died At Noon
The Snake, the Crocodile & the Dog
The Hippopotamus Pool
Seeing a Large Cat
The Ape Who Guards the Balance
He Shall Thunder in the Sky
Falcon at the Portal
He Shall Thunder in the Sky 
Lord of the Silent 
The Golden One 
Children of the Storm 
   
Author: J.D. Robb
Series Name: EVE DALLAS MURDER MYSTERIES
Books in the series: Naked in Death
Glory in Death
Immortal in Death
Rapture in Death
Ceremony in Death
Vengeance in Death
Holiday in Death
Midnight in Death
Conspiracy in Death
Loyalty in Death
Witness in Death
Judgment in Death
Betrayal in Death
Interlude in Death
Seduction in Death
Reunion in Death
Purity in Death
Portrait in Death
Imitation in Death
Divided in Death
Visions in Death
Survivor in Death
Origin in Death
Memory in Death
Born in Death
Innocent in Death
Creation in Death
Strangers in Death
Salvation in Death
Promises in Death
Kindred in Death
Fantasy in Death
Indulgence in Death
Treachery in Death
New York to Dallas
Celebrity in Death
Delusion in Death
Calculated in Death
Thankless in Death
Concealed in Death
Festive in Death
Obsession in Death
Devoted in Death
   

Sci-Fi Books

Author: Robert Heinlein
  Citizen of the Galaxy
  Tunnel in the Sky
  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  Red Planet
  Starship Troopers
  Stranger in the Strange Land
   
Author: Lee Killough
  A Voice Out of Ramah
The Monitor, the Miners and the Shree
Deadly Silents
Aventine
Liberty's World
The Leopard's Daughter
Blood Hunt
Bloodlinks
The Doppleganger Gambit
Spider Play
Dragon's Teeth
   
Author: Alexei Panshin
Series Name: ANTHONY VILLIERS SERIES 
Books in the series: Starwell
  The Thurb Revolution
  Masque World  
   
Author: Walter Jon Williams 
Series Name:DRAKE MAIJSTRAL SERIES
[Collected as: Ten Points for Style]
Books in the series:The Crown Jewels  
House of Shards  
Rock of Ages 

Author: Walter M Miller
  A Canticle for Leibowitz
  Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman
   
Author: Harry Harrison
Series Name:JAMES BOLIVAR diGRIZ SERIES
 Books in the series: The Stainless Steel Rat
  The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge
  The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World
  The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You
  The Stainless Steel Rat for President
  A Stainless Steel Rat is Born
  The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted
The Golden Years of the Stainless Steel Rat
The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues
The Stainless Steel Rat Goes to Hell
The Stainless Steel Rat Joins the Circus
The Stainless Steel Rat Returns
 
Author: Steven Brust
Series Name:VLAD TALTOS SERIES
Books in the series:Jhereg 
Yendi 
Teckla 
Taltos 
Phoenix 
Athyra 
Orca 
Dragon 
Issola 
Dzur 
Jhegaala 
Iorich 
Tiassa 
Hawk 
Vallista 

Author: Frank Herbert
  Dune
  The White Plague
   
Authors: Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
  Lucifer's Hammer
  Footfall
  The Mote in God's Eye
  The Gripping Hand
   
Author: Mike Resnick
  Ivory
   
Author: Robert Silverberg
  Book of Skulls
  Across a Billion Years
  Lord Valentine's Castle
  The Majipoor Chronicles
  Valentine Pontifax
   
Author: L. Ron Hubbard
  Battlefield Earth
   
Author: Piers Anthony
Books in the series:  Bio of a Space Tyrant: Refugee
  Bio of a Space Tyrant: Mercenary
  Bio of a Space Tyrant: Politician
  Bio of a Space Tyrant: Executive
  Bio of a Space Tyrant: Statesman
   
Author: Robert O'Riordan
Books in the series: Cadre One
  Cadre Lucifer
  Cadre Messiah
   
Author: Joe Haldeman
  The Forever War
   
Author: A.E. van Vogt
  Mission to the Stars
  Destination: Universe
  The Weapon Makers
  The Weapon Shops of Isher
   
Author: Henry Kuttner
  Robots Have No Tails
   
Author:Robert Aspirin
Series Name:PHULE'S COMPANY SERIES
Books in the series:Phule's Company
Phule's Paradise
A Phule and His Money
Phule Me Twice
No Phule Like an Old Phule
Phule's Errand
 

Classic Books

Author: John Steinbeck
  The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights
   
Author: Sir Thomas Malory
  Le Morte d'Arthur
   
Author: T. H. White
  The Once and Future King
  The Book of Merlyn
   
Author: Joseph Bedier
  The Romance of Tristan and Iseult
   
Author: Howard Pyle
  The Story of King Arthur and His Knights
  Robin Hood
   
Author: Richard Monaco
  Parsival or A Knight's Tale
   
Author: Baroness Orczy
  The Scarlet Pimpernel
   
Author: Thomas Costain
  The Black Rose
   
Author: Mordecai Roshwald
  Level 7
   
Author: Jules Verne
  20,000 Leagues Beneath the Sea
  Journey to the Center of the Earth
   
Author: Walter Wangering Jr.
  The Book of the Dun Cow
   
Author: Pierre Boulle
  Bridge Over The River Kwai
   
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Books in the series: The Hobbit
  The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  The Silmarillion
   
Author: H.G. Wells
  The Invisible Man
  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  The Time Machine
  The Food of the Gods
  The War of the Worlds
  The First Men in the Moon
  In the Days of the Comet
   
Author: Jack D. Hunter
  The Blue Max
   
Author: Sax Rohmer
  Fu Manchu
  Drums of Fu Manchu
  The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu
  The Trail of Fu Manchu
  The Daughter of Fu Manchu
   
Author: E.E. "Doc" Smith
Books in the series:  Triplanetary
  First Lensman
  Galactic Patrol
  Grey Lensman
  Second Stage Lensman
  Children of the Lens
   
Author: L. Frank Baum
  The Wizard of Oz
  The Land of Oz
  Ozma of Oz
  Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
  The Road to Oz
  The Emerald City of Oz
  The Patchwork Girl of Oz
  Tik-Tok of Oz
  The Scarecrow of Oz
  Rinkitink in Oz
  The Lost Princess of Oz
  The Tin Woodsman of Oz
  The Magic of Oz
  Glinda of Oz
   
Author: Hugh Lofting
  The Story of Dr. Doolittle
  The Voyages of Dr. Doolittle
  Doctor Dolittle and the Green Canary
  Doctor Dolittle and the Pirates
  Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake
  Doctor Dolittle in the Moon
  Doctor Dolittle's Caravan
  Doctor Dolittle's Circus
  Doctor Dolittle's Garden
  Doctor Dolittle's Post Office
  Doctor Dolittle's Puddleby Adventures
  Doctor Dolittle's Return
  Doctor Dolittle's Zoo
  Dr. Dolittle's Bag of Books
  Dr. Dolittles Garden
  Gub-Gub's Book
   
Author: W.J. Stuart
  Forbidden Planet
   
Author: H. Beam Piper
  Little Fuzzy
  The Fuzzy Papers
   
Author: Sir Walter Scott
  Ivanhoe
   
Author: H. Rider Haggard
  King Solomon's Mines
  She
   
Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  The Lost World
   
Author: Anthony Hope
  The Prisoner of Zenda
   
Author: Calvin Miller
  The Singer
  The Song
  The Finale
   
Author: Harry Harrison
  Soylent Green
(formerly titled Make Room, Make Room)
   
Author: Robert M. Pirsig
  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
   
Author:  Christopher M. Bache
  Lifecycles: Reincarnation and the Web of Life
ISBN: 1557783500
   

Humor Books

Author: Mark E. Rogers
  The Adventures of Samurai Cat
   
Author: Robert Aspirin
  Another Fine Myth
Myth Conceptions
Myth Directions
Hit or Myth
Myth-ing Persons
Little Myth Marker
M.Y.T.H. Inc. Link
Myth-nomers and Im-pervections
M.Y.T.H. Inc. in Action
Sweet Myth-tery of Life
Something M.Y.T.H. Inc.
  Phule's Company
Phule's Paradise
A Phule and His Money
Phule Me Twice
   
Authors: James & Deborah Howe
  Bunnicula
The Celery Stalks at Midnight
Howliday Inn
Nighty-Nightmare
Bunnicula Strikes Again!
   

Horror & Vampire Books

Author: H.P. Lovecraft
  The Case of Chareles Dexter Ward
  At the Mountains of Madness
The Haunter of the Dark
The Watchers Out of Time
Weird Shadow Over Innsmouth
The Dunwich Horror
The Lurker at the Threshold
The Lurking Fear
Cry Horror!
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath
The Doom That Came to Sarnath
The Shuttered Room
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: Road to Madness
Collections: The Shadow Over Innsmouth
The Shunned House
The Outsider and Others
Beyond the Wall of Sleep
Marginalia
The Weird Shadow Over Innsmouth and Other Stories
Best Supernatural Stories of H P Lovecraft
The Dunwich Horror and Other Weird Tales
The Lurking Fear and Other Stories
Something About Cats and Other Pieces
The Haunter of the Dark ...and Other Tales of Horror
Dreams and Fancies
The Colour Out of Space
The Dunwich Horror and Others: Stories of H P Lovecraft
At the Mountains of Madness and Other Novels of Terror
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales
Three Tales of Horror
The Shadow Out of Time and Other Tales of Horror
The Shadow over Innsmouth and Other Stories of Horror
Crawling Chaos
The Dream Cycle of H P Lovecraft
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness
Tales of H P Lovecraft
Short Stories: Monster of Terror
Nathicana
The Shadow in the Attic
Witches' Hollow
The Beast in the Cave
The Alchemist
Dagon
The Tomb
Polaris
Beyond the Wall of Sleep
The Doom That Came to Sarnath
Memory
The Picture in the House
The Transition of Juan Romero
The White Ship
Arthur Jermyn
Calephais
The Cats of Ulthar
The Crawling Chaos
From Beyond
The Street
The Temple
The Terrible Old Man
The Tree
The White Ape
(aka Facts Concerning the Late Arthur
Jermyn and His Family)
Ex Oblivione
The Moon-Bog
The Nameless City
The Other Gods
The Outsider
The Quest of Iranon
Herbert West-Reanimator
The Hound
Hypnos
The Music of Erich Zann
The Festival
The Unnamable
What the Moon Brings
Imprisoned with the Pharaohs
The Loved Dead
The Rats in the Walls
He
In the Vault
The Horror at Red Hook
The Strange High House in the Mist
The Colour Out of Space
The Horror in Clay
The Lurking Fear
The Madness from the Sea
Pickman's Model
The Tale of Inspector Legrasse
The Call of Cthulhu
Cool Air
The Shunned House
The Dunwich Horror
At the Mountains of Madness
Nyarlathotep
The Whisperer in Darkness
The Man of Stone
The Dreams in the Witch-House
The Horror in the Museum
The Challenge from Beyond
In the Walls of Eryx
The Haunter of the Dark
The Shadow Out of Time
The Shadow Over Innsmouth
The Evil Clergyman
The Silver Key
The Thing on the Doorstep
The Survivor
The Ancestor
The Shuttered Room
Azathoth
The Book
The Descendant
Poetry and the Gods
The Thing in the Moonlight
Witch House
The Dark Brotherhood
The Black Tome of Alsophocus
   
  To my Lovecraft Webpage
   
Author: Lawrence Watt-Evans
  The Nightmare People
   
Author: Barbara Hambly
  Those Who Hunt the Night
  Travelling with the Dead
   
Author: Robert E. Howard
  Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors
   
Author: Raymond E. Feist
  Faerie Tale
   
Author: Anne Rice
  The Mummy or Ramses the Damned
   
Author: Michael McDowell
Series Name: THE BLACKWATER SERIES
Books in the series: The Flood
  The Levee
  The House
  The War
  Fortune
  Rain
   
Author: Thomas Harris
Series Name: HANNIBAL LECTER SERIES
Books in the series: Red Dragon
  Silence of the Lambs
  Hannibal
   
Author: Charlaine Harris
Series Name: SOOKIE STACKHOUSE SERIES
Books in the series: Dead Until Dark
Living Dead in Dallas
Club Dead
Dead to the World
Dead as a Doornail
   
Author: Tanya Huff
Series Name: VICTORIA NELSON SERIES
Books in the series: Blood Price
Blood Trail
Blood Lines
Blood Pact
Blood Debt
   
Author: Kim Newman
Series Name: ANNO DRACULA SERIES
Books in the series: Anno Dracula Anno Dracula
The Bloody Red Baron
   
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
Series Name: ANITA BLAKE, VAMPIRE HUNTER
Books in the series: Guilty Pleasures
The Laughing Corpse
Circus of the Damned
The Lunatic Cafe
Bloody Bones
The Killing Dance
Burnt Offerings
Blue Moon
Obsidian Butterfly
Narcissus in Chains
Cerulean Sins
Incubus Dreams
Danse Macabre
   

Heraldry & Onomastic Books

Author: Bruce Draconarius & Akagawa Yoshio
A Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry as Used in the
Society for Creative Anachronism (aka "The PicDic")
.
Author: Fox-Davies
A Complete Guide to Heraldry
   
Author: Foster
The Dictionary of Heraldry
   
Author: Pastoureau
Heraldry: An Introduction to a Noble Tradition
   
Author: Neubecker
Heraldry: Customs, Rules and Style
   
Author: Boutell
Boutell's Heraldry
   
Author: Bedingfeld & Jones
Heraldry
   
Author: Parker
A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry
   
Author: Brooke-Little
An Heraldic Alphabet
   
Author: Friar, Stephan
A Dictionary of Heraldry
   
Author: Arval Benicoeur and Marten Brker
Complete Anachronist pamphlet #22: Heraldry
   
Author: Withycombe
The Oxford Dictionary of English Christian Names
   
Author: Reaney & Wilson
A Dictionary of British Surnames
   
Author: Bahlow, Hans.
Deutsches Nameslexikon
   
Author: Bahlow, Hans.
Deutschland Geographiche Namenwelt
   
Author: Black, George F.
The Surnames of Scotland
   
Author: Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann.
Etmologisches Wuurterbuch der Deutschen Familiennamen
   
Author: Dauzat, Albert.
Dictionnaire tymologique des Noms de Famille
et des Pre noms de France
   
Author: Dauzat, Albert and Rostaign.
Dictionnaire tymologique des Noms de Lieux de la France
   
Author: Ekwall, Eilert.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-names
   
Author: De Felice, Emidio.
dizionario dei cognomi italiani
   
Author: De Felice, Emidio.
dizionario dei nomi italiani;
   
Author: Fucilla, Joseph G.
Our Italian Surnames
   
Author: Geirr Bassi Haraldsson.
The Old Norse Name
   
Author: Gruffudd, Heini.
Welsh Personal Names
   
Author: Johnston, James R.
Place-Names of Scotland
   
Author: MacLysaght, Edward.
The Surnames of Ireland
   
Author: Melcon, R. P. Gonzalo Diez.
Apellidos Castellano-Leoneses
   
Author: Morgan, Peadar.
Ainmean Chloinne: Scottish Gaelic Names for Children
   
Author: Morgan, T.J., & Morgan, Prys.
Welsh Surnames
   
Author: Morlet, Marie-Thse.
Les Noms de Personne sur le Territoire
de L'Ancienne Gaule du VI au XII Si
   
Author: Corrin, Donnchadh & Maguire, Fidelma.
Irish Names
   
Author: Room, Adrian.
A Dictionary of Irish Place-Names
   
Author: Searle, William George.
Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum
   
Author: Socin, Adolf.
Mittelhochdeutsches Namenbuch
   
Author: Woulfe, Patrick.
Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall: Irish Names and Surnames.
   

History Books

Dungeon, Fire and Sword: The Knights Templar in the Crusades
by John J. Robinson

The Knights Templar
by Stephen Horwath

The Rule of the Templars
trans. by J.M. Upton-Ward

The Atlas of the Crusades
ed. by Jonathan Riley-Smith

A History of the Crusades
by Sir Steven Runciman
(Vol.I) The First Crusade & the Foundations of the Kingdom of Jerusalem
(Vol.II) The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187
(Vol.III) The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades
ed. by Jonathan Riley-Smith

The Knight of Outremer
by David Nicolle

Warfare in the Middle Ages,
The Mallard Press, 1989.

Medieval Warfare,
by Koch, H. W. :
Bison Books Ltd., London, 1978.

The Bushido Code
by Robert St. Louis

The Secret History of the Mongols,
Translated by Francis Woodman Cleaves, Harvard University Press, 1982.
ISBN: 0-674-79670-5
The Secret History of the Mongols is the most
important Mongolian source of events of the Empire period. As such,
it is unique and must be regarded as authoritative historical evidence.

Genghis Khan - His Life and Legacy,
by Paul Ratchnevsky, Blackwell Press, 1992. ISBN: 0-631-16785-4
This is considered the most scholarly authoritative among the biographies
of the Great Mongol.

Altan Tobci, A Brief History of the Mongols,
Translated by C. Bawden, Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1955.

Barthold, W. : Turkestan Down to the Mongol Invasion,
Luzac & Company Ltd, London 1977.

Blunt, Wilfrid: The Golden Road to Samarkand,
Viking Press, New York, 1973.

Boyle, J.A. (edited by): The Cambridge History of Iran, Volume 5,
"The Saljuq and Mongol periods."

Cambridge University Press, 1968.

Brent, Peter: Genghis Khan,
McGraw Hill, New York, 1976.

Burks, R. V. : Some Elements of East European History,
Pub. 38, American History Assn., Washington, 1961.

Chambers, James: The Devil's Horsemen,
Atheneum, New York, 1979.

Christian, David: A History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia,
Blackwell Publishers Ltd. 1998.

Dawson, Christopher (edited by): The Mongol Mission,
The Makers of Christendom Series, Sheed and Ward,
New York, 1955.

de Hartog, Leo: Genghis Khan, Conqueror of the World,
I. B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 1979.

de Hartog, Leo: Russia and the Mongol Yoke,
British Academic Press, 1996.

Grousset, Rene: Conqueror of the World,
translated from French by M. McKellar and D. Sinor,
Orion Press, New York, 1966.

Grousset, Rene: The Empire of the Steppes,
Rutgers University Press, 1970.

Halperin, Charles J. : Russia and the Golden Horde,
I. B. Tauris 1987.

Heissig, Walther: The Religions of Mongolia,
University of California Press, 1980.

Henning Haslund-Christensen (collected by) : The Music of the Mongols,
Da Capo Press, New York 1971.

Hoang, Michel: Genghis Khan,
Saqi Books, 1990.

Humble, Richard: Marco Polo,
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1975.

Jagchid, Sechen, and Hyer, Paul: Mongolia's Culture and Society,
Westview Press, Inc. 1979.

Juvaini, `Ala-ad-Din: The History of the World Conqueror,
translated from the text of M. Qazvini by John A. Boyle,
Vol. 2, Harvard Univ. Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1958.

Komroff, Manuel, ed. : Contemporaries of Marco Polo,
Dorset Press

Lamb, Harold: Genghis Khan, The Emperor of All Men,
McBride and Co., 1927.

Lattimore, Owen: Chingis Khan and the Mongol Conquests,
Scientific American nr. 209, August 1963.

Liddell Hart, B. H. : Great Captains Unveiled -- Chapter 1:
"Jenghiz Khan and Sabotai"
,
Ayer Co., Pub., Inc.,
Salem, N. H., 1928. Reprinted 1984.

Lister, R. P. : Genghis Khan,
Dorset Press, New York, 1969.

Mackenzie, Donald A. : China and Japan, Myth and Legands,
Senate Press, London 1994.

Martin, H. Desmond : The Rise of Chingis Khan and
His Conquest of North China
,
Johns Hopkins Press,
Baltimore, 1950.

Morgan, David: The Mongols,
Blackwell Press, 1986.

Onon, Urgunge: The History and Life of Chinggis Khan,
E.J. Brill Publ., 1990.

Pao, Kuo-Yi: Studies On The Secret History of the Mongols,
Uralic and Altaic Series, Vol. 58, Indiana Univ. Pub.
Bloomington, Ind., 1965.

Riasanovsky, Valentin A. : Fundamental Principles of Mongol Law,
Indiana Univ. Pub., Uralic and Altaic Series,
Vol. 43, Bloomington, Ind., 1965.

Ronay, Gabriel: The Tartar Khan's Englishman,
Cassell, London, 1978.

Saunders, John J. : The History of the Mongol Conquests,
Barnes and Noble, New York, 1971.

Sinor, Denis (edited by): The Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia,
Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Spuler, Bertold: History of the Mongols, Dorset press, 1968.

Trubetzkoy, Nikolaj Sergeevich: The Legacy of Genghis Khan,
Michigan Slavic Publications, Ann Arbor 1991.

Vernadsky, George: The Mongols and Russia, Yale University Press, 1953.

Vernadsky, George: "The Scope and Content of Chingis Khan's Yasa."
Printed in Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies,
Volume 3, 1938, pages 337-360.

Vladimirtsov, B. Ya. : The Life of Chingis-Khan,
translated from the Russian by Prince D. S. Mirsky, Benjamin Blom,
New York, London, 1930.

Wheeler, G. (translated by): The Mongols In History,
Praeger Pub., New York, Washington and London, 1971.

Williams, Brian: Genghis Khan,
Rourke Pub. Co., Windermere, Florida, 1979.

Yip, Jacky, and Bonavia, Judy: The Silk Road,
Chartwell Books, Inc., Secaucus, N. J., 1988.

A History of Asia,
Vol. 1, W. Bingham, H. Conroy, F. Ikle, Allyn and Bacon, Inc., Boston, 1964.

Tamerlane,
Garden City Pub. Co., Garden City, New York, 1928.

The March of the Barbarians,
Literary Guild of America, Garden City, New York, 1940.

Storm Across Asia (Genghis Khan and the Mongols,
and The Mogul Expansion)
,
HBJ Press, New York, 1980.

 


    Modar's    
    Movie List    
An eclectic collection of recommended viewings.
[Please note the year for which movie version to see]

    In no particular order...

   
    The Princess Bride (1987)                                               

Bridge Over the River Kwai (1957)

To Sir With Love (1967)

The Court Jester (1955)

Cat Ballou (1965)

Surf's Up (2007)

The General (1926)

Silent Running (1972)

V for Vendetta (2005)

The Producers (1967 & 2005)

Romeo & Juliet (1968)

Dangerous Beauty (1998)

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Henry V (1989)

Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Metropolis (1927)

Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

Chicago (2002)

Fantasia (1940)

Wizards (1977)

Watership Down (1978)

Heavy Metal (1981)

Lost Horizon (1973)

Hidalgo (2004)

Don Juan DeMarco (1994)

The Day the Esrth Stood Still (1951)

Independence Day (1996)

The War of the Worlds (1953)

Forbidden Planet (1956)

Lilo & Stitch (2002)

The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

The King and I (1956)

Lord of the Rings [series] (2001+)


Stars Wars [series] (1977+)

Indiana Jones/Raiders of the Lost Ark [series] (1981+)

Pirates of the Carribean [series] (2003+)

Iron Man [series] (2008+)

Singing in the Rain (1952)

West Side Story (1961)

Defending Your Life (1991)

The Advocate [The Hour of the Pig] (1996)

Remember the Titans (2000)

We Are Marshall (2006)

Hoosiers (1986)

The Blue Max (1966)

Seven Samurai (1954)

Blade Runner (1982)

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out (1990)

Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave (1995)

Chicken Run (2000)

Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Vanishing Point (1971 & 1997)

Johnny Dangerously (1984)

WALL-E (2008)

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Avatar (2009)

Men in Black (1997)

Rango (2011)

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Up (2009)

Finding Nemo (2003)

The Lion King (1994)

The Incredibles (2004)

The Iron Giant (1999)

Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Ran (1985)

Throne of Blood (1957)

A Man For All Seasons (1966)

Dead Poets Society (1989)

Amadeus (1984)

Inherit the Wind (1960)

Yentl (1983)

The Cowboys (1972)


The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Big Red One (1980)

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Mad Max [series] (1979+)

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Apocalypse Now' (1979)

Platoon (1986)


Paint Your Wagon (1969)

Renaissance Man (1994)

White Nights (1985)

Hellboy [series] (2004+)

Batman: Dark Knight [series] (2008+)

Tangled (2010)

Kung Fu Panda (2008)

Despicable Me (2010)

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Robots (2005)

Howard the Duck ( 1986)

Chicken Little (2005)

Mulan (1998)

The Secret of NIMH (1982)

The Black Cauldron (1985)

Akira (1988)

Treasure Planet (2002)

The Road to El Dorado (2000)

Pink Floyd - The Wall (1982)

MegaMind (2010)

   
 


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