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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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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)

Led by Masterharper Robinton and F'lar and Lessa, the people of Pern excavate the ancient remains of the planet's original settlement and uncover the colonists' voice-activated artificial intelligence system. Read more






The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century
Written by George R. R. Martin, Philip K. Dick and Anne McCaffrey, Edited by Harry Turtledove and Martin H. Greenberg
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | May 2001
$18.95/24.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-43989-5 (0-345-43989-9)

Explosive and provocative battles fought across the boundaries of time and space--and on the frontiers of the human mind.

Science fiction's finest have yielded this definitive collection featuring stories of warfare, victory, conquest, heroism, and overwhelming odds. These are scenarios few have ever dared to contemplate, and they include:

¸  "Superiority": Arthur C... 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)

With three acclaimed novels–Powers That Be, Power Lines, and Power Play–bestselling authors Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough launched a vibrant new science-fiction saga that told the story of a sentient planet, Petaybee, and the humans who fought to protect it from the rapacious designs of an all-powerful interstellar corporation determined... 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)

Let the queen of dragons herself take you back to the earliest days of Pernese history as Anne McCaffrey brings to life events that shaped one of the most popular worlds in all of science fiction, in this first-ever Pern short-story collection.


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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)

"A treat for long-time McCaffrey fans, a good read and a satisfying look at one of the most haunting facets of the crystal singers' profession."
LOCUS
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... 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)

Her name was Killashandra Ree. And after ten grueling years of musical training, she was still without prospects. Until she heard of the mysterious Heptite Guild who could provide careers, security, and wealth beyond imagining. The problem was, few people who landed on Ballybran ever left. But to Killashandra the risks... Read more






Damia
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | February 1993
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-13556-1 (0-441-13556-0)

As willful as her mother, The Rowan, ever was, and possessing unimaginable powers, Damia defies her family's attempts to tame and train her--only to bond with Afra Lyon, a Talent who serves The Rowan, and who becomes the object of her affection. 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)

After the first human contact with the Siwannese ended in a mass suicide, the Terran government made a law that no further contact with sentient aliens would be allowed. But since their own planet was overcrowed, they looked to colonize Doona--until they found the Hrubbans. Their choice was simple but dangerous... 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)

For millions of readers the world over, the name Pern is magical, conjuring up grand vistas of a distant planet whose blue skies are patrolled by brave dragons and their noble riders, a paradise threatened by the periodic fall of deadly Thread. But not all dangers descend from the skies. Now... 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)

Bringing fresh wonders and dangers to light in the skies of Pern, Anne McCaffrey and her son, Todd, who demonstrated his writing talents in the bestselling novels Dragon’s Kin and Dragonsblood, return with their second collaboration: a thrilling adventure of discovery and fate.

Pellar is an orphan taken in by Masterharper Zist... 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)

Beginning with the classic Dragonriders of Pern, Anne McCaffrey has created a complex, endlessly fascinating world uniting humans and great telepathic dragons. Millions of devoted readers have soared on the glittering wings of Anne’s imagination, following book by book the evolution of one of science fiction’s most beloved and honored series... Read more






Dragon's Time
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Todd J. McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | May 2012
$7.99/9.99(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
$15.00/18.95(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
$20.00/24.00(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 from a myth that is all too real. Lessa is an outcast survivor—her parents murdered... 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)

Deadly spores threaten the human colony of Pern unless the colonists, with help from geneticist Kitti Ping, can develop fire-breathing dragons to combat the menace. Read more






Dragonseye
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | December 1997
$7.99/10.99(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 horrific... 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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