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Anne McCaffrey

Anne McCaffrey, one of the world’s most popular authors, is best known for her Dragonriders of Pern® series. She was the first woman to win the two top prizes for science fiction writing, the Hugo and Nebula awards. She was also given the American Library Association’s Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement in Young Adult Fiction, was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, and was named a Science Fiction Writers of America Nebula Grand Master. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1926, McCaffrey relocated to Ireland in the 1970s, where she lived in a house of her own... Read More

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Peter Pan
Written by J.M. Barrie, Illustrated by F.D. Bedford, Introduction by Anne McCaffrey
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2004
$10.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7297-9 (0-8129-7297-X)

Peter, Wendy, Captain Hook, the lost boys, and Tinker Bell have filled the hearts of children ever since Barrie's play first opened in London in 1904 and became an immediate sensation. Now this funny, haunting modern myth is presented with Bedford's wonderful illustrations, which first appeared in the author's own day... Read more






All the Weyrs of Pern
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | October 1992
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-36893-5 (0-345-36893-2)

“When McCaffrey's beloved dragons roar and their riders soar on the beasts' mighty backs . . . fans of Pern will likely be enthralled.”—Publishers Weekly

For generations, the dragonriders had dedicated their lives to fighting Thread, the dreaded spores that periodically rained from the sky to ravage the land. On the backs... Read more






Catacombs
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | January 2012
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-51379-3 (0-345-51379-7)

The spacefaring Barque Cats are valued members of every vessel’s crew, thanks to their special bond with humans. Then Pshaw-Ra, a mysterious cat with highly advanced knowledge, gives the felines the power of telepathy. When panic over a virulent plague drives the government to exterminate animals, Pshaw-Ra guides the cats and...

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Catalyst
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | December 2010
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-51377-9 (0-345-51377-0)

Pilot, engineer, doctor—ship’s cat? Since the early days of interstellar travel, the so-called Barque Cats have become essential to the well-staffed space vessel. Assisted by humans—Cat Persons—with whom they share a deep and loving bond, the Barque Cats are responsible for keeping spacecraft free of vermin, for alerting crews to environmental... Read more






Changelings
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Del Rey | Paperback | December 2006
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-47003-4 (0-345-47003-6)

“[A] solid start of a new series . . . fast-paced adventure.”—Publishers Weekly

Twin brother and sister Ronan and Murel are true children of Petaybee, the sentient planet that is their home. Like their father, they are changelings, able to converse telepathically with creatures and to transform into seals. The Petaybeans wish... Read more






The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | August 1994
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-36899-7 (0-345-36899-1)

Travel back to the earliest days of Pernese history in this first-ever Dragonriders of Pern short-story collection!

Join the original survey team as they explore Pern and decide to recommend it for colonization. Share the terror of the evacuation from the Southern Continent as a flotilla of ships, aided by intelligent, talking... Read more






Crystal Line
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | March 1993
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-38491-1 (0-345-38491-1)

Crystal had destroyed Killashandra’s memory, and only crystal could restore it—if she dared!

When Killashandra Ree joined the mysterious Heptite Guild, she knew that she would be forever changed. Crystal singing brought ecstasy and pain, near-eternal life . . . and gradual loss of memory. What she hadn’t counted on was the... Read more






Crystal Singer
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | November 1985
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-32786-4 (0-345-32786-1)

“No dragons, but [Crystal Singer] has all of [Anne] McCaffrey's gifts for world-building and characterization . . . an excellent book.”—Chicago Sun-Times

Her name was Killashandra Ree; and after ten grueling years of musical training she was young, beautiful—and still without prospects. 

Then she heard of the mysterious Heptite Guild on the planet... Read more






Damia
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | February 1993
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-13556-1 (0-441-13556-0)

New York Times bestselling fantasy author Anne McCaffrey “interweaves an engrossing romance with a coming-of-age story”(Publishers Weekly) in this novel in the Tower and Hive series.

Damia is the daughter of Prime Talents The Rowan and Jeff Raven. Her own telepathic and telekinetic abilities manifested at an early age, unimaginable powers even... Read more






Damia's Children
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | February 1994
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-00007-4 (0-441-00007-X)

They inherited their mother's legendary powers of telepathy. But Damia's children will need more than psionic Talent to face the enemy's children--an alien race more insect than human... Read more






Decision at Doona
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | October 1987
$6.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-35377-1 (0-345-35377-3)

A fateful encounter between star-roving races by the author of the bestselling Dragonriders of Pern series!

After the first human contact with the Siwannese, that entire race committed mass suicide. So the Terran government made a law—no further contact would be allowed with sentient creatures anywhere in the galaxy. Therefore Doona could... Read more






Deluge
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Del Rey | Paperback | March 2009
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-47007-2 (0-345-47007-9)

InterGal Corporation has long desired to exploit the resource-rich Petaybee. But the planet and its guardians, led by Yana Maddock and Sean Shongili, along with their twin children, Ronan and Murel, have successfully thwarted every attempt by the Corporation to impose its iron-fisted dominion. Until now. With a bold move, InterGal’s... Read more






The Dolphins of Pern
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | September 1995
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-36895-9 (0-345-36895-9)

Two boys, one of them a dragonrider, re-establish crucial contact with the wise dolphins, the legendary "shipfish" of Pern. Read more






Doona
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Jody Lynn Nye
Ace | Trade Paperback | February 2004
$35.00/43.50(Canada) | 978-0-441-01131-5 (0-441-01131-4)

For the first time in one volume—two complete novels set on the remarkable world of Doona, by two of the most acclaimed literary imaginations.  

More than twenty-five years ago, the first humans came to the unspoiled planet of Doona. They ignored one important fact: They were not alone. Doona was... Read more






Dragon Harper
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Todd J. McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | September 2008
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-48031-6 (0-345-48031-7)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER “Captivating . . . The McCaffreys are well known for their brilliant characterizations, and they do not disappoint here.”—Booklist

In Fort Hold, a clutch of fire-lizard eggs is about to hatch, and Lord Bemin’s beautiful young daughter, Koriana, is determined to Impress one of the delightful creatures. At the... Read more






Dragon's Fire
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Todd J. McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | November 2007
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-48029-3 (0-345-48029-5)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “A richly detailed story on a par with the rest of the Pern canon . . . another successful McCaffrey mother-and-son collaboration.”—Booklist

At Natalon’s mining camp, Pellar embarks on a secret mission to discover whether the condemned criminals known as the Shunned are stealing coal. But... Read more






Dragon's Kin
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Todd J. McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | December 2004
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-46200-8 (0-345-46200-9)

“Personable characters and superb storytelling make this an excellent choice. . . . Essential for Pern fans of all ages.”—Library Journal (starred review)

The son of a miner, Kindan has no expectations for any other life. He loves his lessons with the camp’s harper, but music isn’t part of a miner’s... Read more






Dragon's Time
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Todd J. McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | May 2012
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-50090-8 (0-345-50090-3)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Even though Lorana cured the plague that was killing the dragons of Pern, sacrificing her queen dragon in the process, the devastating disease has left too few dragons alive to fight the fall of deadly Thread. As morale at Telgar Weyr plunges in the wake of the widespread...

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Dragonflight
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | July 2005
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-48426-0 (0-345-48426-6)

Volume I of The Dragonriders of Pern®, the groundbreaking series by master storyteller Anne McCaffrey

On a beautiful world called Pern, an ancient way of life is about to come under attack from a myth that is all too real. Lessa is an outcast survivor—her parents murdered, her birthright stolen—a strong... Read more






Dragonflight
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | May 1986
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-33546-3 (0-345-33546-5)

Volume I of The Dragonriders of Pern®, the groundbreaking series by master storyteller Anne McCaffrey

On a beautiful world called Pern, an ancient way of life is about to come under attack from a myth that is all too real. Lessa is an outcast survivor—her parents murdered, her birthright stolen—a strong... Read more






Dragonquest
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | October 1986
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-33508-1 (0-345-33508-2)

Volume II of The Dragonriders of Pern®, the legendary series by award-winning author Anne McCaffrey

Since Lessa and Ramoth, her golden queen dragon, traveled into the past to bring forward a small army of dragons and riders to save their world from deadly alien spores, fear and desperation have spread across... Read more






The Dragonriders of Pern
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | October 1988
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-34024-5 (0-345-34024-8)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Together in one volume—the first three books in the world’s most beloved science-fiction series!

DRAGONFLIGHT

On a beautiful world called Pern, an ancient way of life is about to come under attack. Lessa is an outcast survivor—her parents murdered, her birthright stolen—a strong young woman who has... Read more






Dragonsdawn
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | August 1989
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-36286-5 (0-345-36286-1)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Go back in time and visit Pern like it’s never been seen before in this thrilling prequel about the creation of dragons.
 
The beautiful planet Pern seemed a paradise to its new colonists—until unimaginable terror turned it into hell. Suddenly deadly spores were falling like silver... Read more






Dragonseye
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | December 1997
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-41879-1 (0-345-41879-4)

In Anne McCaffrey’s New York Times bestselling Dragonseye, join Weyrleaders, Holders, and Craftmasters in the creation of the legendary Star Stones and the teaching ballads of Pern!

It's been two hundred years since the deadly Thread fell like rain upon Pern, devouring everything in its path. No one alive remembers that first... Read more






Freedom's Challenge
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | June 1999
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-00625-0 (0-441-00625-6)

The alien Catteni invaded Earth and enslaved thousands of humans on the planet Botany, where they struggle to survive while colonizing the world for their overseers. Now that they’ve proved Botany is capable of sustaining life, Kris Bjornsen and her fellow settlers have no intention of surrendering the home they’ve created... Read more





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