For decades, the books and authors JABberwocky represent have been harbingers of new eras. You'll find many examples of that in our Hall of Fame: The Jump 225 trilogy by David Louis Edelman, which is to the closed internet of the app store what Neuromancer was to the original vision of cyberspace. Compulsion, which was one of the progenitors, along with In Cold Blood, of the true crime novel. Lord Darcy and Blue Moon Rising, rule-breaking fantasy novels that broke the mold and in so doing wrote a new rule book for the genre. And Elizabeth Moon and Brandon Sanderson have each written works that have endured for a decade, and will endure for decades to come.
Elizabeth Moon$17.00 $15.64
Nebula Award Winner and Arthur C. Clarke finalist. Set in the first half of the 21st century, Lou Arrendale is an autistic man working in data analysis. When his company’s new owner orders that Lou try an experimental “cure” for autism, Lou finds himself struggling with the impact such a treatment would have on the way he views the world.
This Sidewise Award-winning series starring detective Lord Darcy takes us into an alternate reality where Richard the Lionheart's descendants rule the Anglo-French Empire and the laws of magic have developed in place of the laws of physics. Murder and Magic, comprised of the first four stories of the acclaimed Lord Darcy series, finds Lord Darcy solving murders using his wits, a keen eye for observation, and a few choice magic tricks. Chosen as one of SF Chronicle's Best Fantasies of 2002.
Simon R. Green$16.00
Simon R. Green's first and most beloved "big book" fantasy, and which launched his wide-ranging and bestselling career.
Brandon Sanderson$8.99 $8.27
A heist story of political intrigue, surprises and magical martial-arts action. The saga dares to turn a genre on its head by asking a simple question: what if the hero of prophecy fails?
Ellery Queen$25.95 $23.36
Ellery Queen is known far and wide in the mystery world. It's as widely recognized among fans of the genre as Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, or Nero Wolfe.
Meyer Levin$15.95 $14.67
Adapted into the classic film starring Orson Welles. Meyer Levin’s classic literary thriller introduces the fictionalized case of Leopold and Loeb, once considered the “crime of the century,” to a new generation. This incisive psychological portrait of two young murderers forces us to ask what drives some further into darkness, and some to seek redemption.
Elizabeth Moon$16.00 $14.72
Compton Crook Award Winner for Best First Novel, and recently re-issued in a 30th anniversary edition from Baen Books. Paksenarrion, a simple sheepfarmer’s daughter, yearns for a life of adventure and glory, so she runs away from home to join a mercenary company.