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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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Freedom's Choice
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | June 1998
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-00531-4 (0-441-00531-4)

Abducted by the alien Catteni, Kristin Bjornsen was one of many humans brought to the planet Botany as part of an experiment to see if it could support life. Enslaved and forced to colonize a world not their own, the settlers have accepted Botany as their home—a home worth fighting for…
Kristin’s... Read more

Freedom's Landing
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | June 1996
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-00338-9 (0-441-00338-9)

Kristin Bjornsen lived a normal life, right up until the day the spaceships floated into view above Denver. As human slaves were herded into the maw of a massive vessel, Kristin realized her normal life was over and her fight for freedom was just beginning…

The alien Catteni value strength and intelligence...

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Freedom's Ransom
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | January 2003
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-01020-2 (0-441-01020-2)

Enslaved on an uninhabited planet by the alien Eosi, Kristin Bjornsen and her fellow humans not only survived against all odds to colonize the world now known as Botany, but liberated themselves from their captors and claimed it as their home…
The colonists could not have achieved victory without the help of... Read more

Get Off the Unicorn
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | May 1987
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-34935-4 (0-345-34935-0)

Open these pages and discover 14 remarkable stories of fantasy by a grand master of the genre. A wonderful writer, as well as successful and beloved by fans across the world, Anne McCaffrey has created an exciting collection of telepaths, secret gifts, dangerous missions, dragonriders, and more. Read more

Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | November 1986
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-31600-4 (0-345-31600-2)

At first Killashandra Ree's ambitions to become a Crystal Singer, get rich, and forget her past, were going just as she had hoped. But after she grew wealthy, a devastating storm turned her claim to useless rock. In short order she was broke, she had crystal sickness so bad she thought... Read more

The Lady
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ballantine Books | Paperback | October 1988
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-35674-1 (0-345-35674-8)

They are the Caradynes, who for over 200 years have bred and trained horses of the finest caliber on Coernanagh. But all is not idyllic at hearth and home. Catriona, the youngest child, longs to ride her family's big jumpers and show horses. Her father Michael, recognizes her gift, but her... Read more

Lyon's Pride
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | February 1995
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-00141-5 (0-441-00141-6)


The Hive acts as a single entity, relentlessly swarming the galaxy, endlessly propagating on every habitable world they encounter—destroying native populations in the process. They do not recognize any sentience but their own. They do not acknowledge any attempt to communicate with them. They do not understand they leave...

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Written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Del Rey | Paperback | February 2008
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-47005-8 (0-345-47005-2)

In Changelings, bestselling authors Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough returned to the sentient planet Petaybee with a story of growth and transformation in the face of deadly new threats. The telepathic, shapeshifting twins Murel and Ronan found that Petaybee had plans for them as well. Now those plans begin to... Read more

The Masterharper of Pern
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | November 1998
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-42460-0 (0-345-42460-3)

In a time when the deadly scourge Thread has not fallen on Pern for centuries--and many dare to hope that Thread will never fall again--a boy is born to Harper Hall. A musical prodigy who has the ability to speak with the dragons, he is called Robinton, and he is destined... Read more

Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | September 1984
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-29873-7 (0-345-29873-X)

Moreta, Weyrwoman of Fort Weyr, struggles to save the dragons of Pern from a deadly plague and risks her life to destroy the lethal parasite Thread and to preserve the future of the planet. Read more

The Mystery of Ireta
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | December 2003
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-46721-8 (0-345-46721-3)

The crew of shipbred technicians sent to the planet Ireta were prepared for a routine mission to catalog flora and fauna and search for new energy sources. Kai and his beautiful coleader Varian, the best xenob-vet in the business, followed all the standard procedures, but the result of their investigations was... Read more

Nerilka's Story
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | January 1987
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-33949-2 (0-345-33949-5)

A deadly epidemic was sweeping across Pern!
Everyone, holder and dragonrider alike, pitched in to help—except Nerilka’s father, who refused to share Fort Hold’s bounty with the other Holds. So, ashamed of her family and determined to do her part, Nerilka packed up medicines and supplies and sneaked off to aid her... Read more

Pegasus in Flight
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | October 1991
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-36897-3 (0-345-36897-5)

As director of the Jerhattan Parapsychic Center, telepath Rhyssa Owen coordinated the job assignments for psychically gifted Talents. And though she had her hands full dealing with the unreasonable demand for kinetics to work on the space platform that would be humankind's stepping-stone to the stars, she was always ready to... Read more

Pegasus in Space
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | February 2001
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-43467-8 (0-345-43467-6)

In a triumphant career spanning more than thirty years, Anne McCaffrey has won the devotion of millions of fans. Now she has written the exciting and long-awaited addition to her classic Pegasus series--and the perfect link to her bestselling Rowan saga . . .

For an overpopulated Earth whose resources are strained... Read more

Power Lines
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Del Rey | Paperback | May 1995
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-38780-6 (0-345-38780-5)

"A felicitous combination of authors."
--Kirkus Reviews
Yanaba Maddock's short-lived career as a company spy had ended the moment the planet Petaybee and its people had adopted her as one of their own. Now she was dedicated to keeping Intergal from exploiting and wounding--or even killing--the world she had come to love. For... Read more

Power Play
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Del Rey | Paperback | March 1996
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-38781-3 (0-345-38781-3)

Petaybee was growing up. Day by day, the sentient planet--like any child--was learning to recognize and understand the meaning of outside stimuli, to respond to those stimuli, to communicate its own needs and desires...even to use human speech.
Yanaba Maddock had appointed herself defender of her adopted planet, and she had even... Read more

Powers That Be
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Del Rey | Paperback | May 1994
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-38779-0 (0-345-38779-1)

Strange things were happening on the icy planet called Petaybee. Unauthorized genetically engineered species had been spotted, while some people were simply disappearing. None of the locals were talking to the company, so the company sent disabled combat veteran Yanaba Maddock to spy. But a strange thing happened. With her relocation... Read more

The Renegades of Pern
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | August 1990
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-36933-8 (0-345-36933-5)

As long as the people of Pern could remember, the Holds had protected them from Thread, the deadly silver strands that fell from the sky and ravaged the land. In exchange for sanctuary in the huge stone fortresses, the people tithed to their Lord Holders, who in turn supported the Weyrs... Read more

Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | July 1987
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-35187-6 (0-345-35187-8)

A classic sci-fi novel from the beloved author of the Dragonriders of Pern® series
She was a restoree, kidnapped. Torn from Earth by a bizarre and nameless black force, Sara had no idea where she was or why she was in a beautiful new body. Controlled by brutal guards and tamed... Read more

The Rowan
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | September 1991
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-73576-1 (0-441-73576-2)

The Rowan was destined to become the greatest Prime Talent in human history, facing a lonely existence of servitude. Until she receives a telepathic plea from across the stars from a Prime named Jeff Raven-and falls in love with him. Read more

The Ship Who Sang
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | December 1985
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-33431-2 (0-345-33431-0)

Helva had been born human, but only her brain had been saved—saved to be schooled, programmed, and implanted into the sleek titanium body of an intergalactic scout ship. But first she had to choose a human partner—male or female—to share her exhilirating excapades in space!

Her life was to be rich and... Read more

The Skies of Pern
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | January 2002
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-43469-2 (0-345-43469-2)

The long-awaited new Dragonriders of Pern® novel
from bestselling author Anne McCaffrey

It is a time of hope and regret, of endings and beginnings. The Red Star, that celestial curse whose eccentric orbit was responsible for Thread, has been shifted to a harmless orbit, and the current Threadfall will be the last. Technological... Read more

Sky Dragons
Written by Anne McCaffrey and Todd J. McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | May 2013
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-50092-2 (0-345-50092-X)

Scores of dragons are dead after plague swept across the world of Pern, and now the Weyrs are struggling to rebuild before Threadfall destroys everything—and everyone—left alive. Their best hope lies with a group of new dragonriders who have volunteered to brave the dangers of an... Read more

To Ride Pegasus
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Del Rey | Paperback | January 1986
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-33603-3 (0-345-33603-8)

They were four extraordinary women who read minds, healed bodies, diverted disasters, foretold the future--and became pariahs in their own land. A talented, elite cadre, they stepped out of the everyday human race...to enter their own! Read more

The Tower and the Hive
Written by Anne McCaffrey
Ace | Paperback | May 2000
$8.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-441-00720-2 (0-441-00720-1)


For generations, the descendants of the powerful telepath known as The Rowan have used their talents to benefit humanity. As human civilization reached out to colonize the stars, the family led Earth to ally itself with the peaceful alien Mrdini. Together, the two races have held back the predatory...

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