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Publication Order of Chicks in Chainmail Books

Chicks Ahoy! (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chicks in Chainmail (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chicks 'n Chained Males (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Chick is in the Mail (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Turn the Other Chick (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chicks and Balances (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Deception's Princess Books

Deception's Princess (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deception's Pawn (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Demons Books

Here Be Demons (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Demon Blues (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hooray For Hellywood (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Majyk Books

Majyk By Accident (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Majyk By Design (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Majyk By Hook or Crook (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of New York Books

New York by Knight (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Elf Defense (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sphynxes Wild (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Nobody's Princess Books

Nobody's Princess (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nobody's Prize (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Psalms of Herod Books

The Psalms of Herod (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sword of Mary (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sphinx's Princess Books

Sphinx's Princess (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sphinx's Queen (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Spirit's Princess Books

Spirit's Princess (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spirit's Chosen (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Supernatural Suburbia Books

Witch Way to the Mall (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Strip Mauled (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fangs for the Mammaries (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Tim Desmond Books

Gnome Man's Land (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Harpy High (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unicorn U. (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Twelve Kingdoms Books

Mustapha and His Wise Dog (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spells of Mortal Weaving (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Witchwood Cradle (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Water King's Laughter (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Author's Choice Monthly Books

Swatting at the Cosmos (By:James K. Morrow) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Neon Twilight (By:Edward Bryant) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
True Minds (By:Spider Robinson) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hedgework & Guessery (By:Charles de Lint) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stories by Mama Lansdales Youngest Boy (By:Joe R. Lansdale) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unthreatened by the Morning Light (By:Karl Edward Wagner) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe (By:Lewis Shiner) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
It's Been Fun (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dragonflight Books

Letters from Atlantis (By:Robert Silverberg) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Dreaming Place (By:Charles de Lint) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon's Plunder (By:Brad Strickland) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wishing Season (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Born of Elven Blood (By:Kevin J. Anderson,John Gregory Betancourt) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Monet's Ghost (By:Chelsea Quinn Yarbro) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Men In Black Books

Men In Black (By:Steve Perry) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Men in Black: The Grazer Conspiracy (By:Dean Wesley Smith) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Men in Black II (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Books

Emissary (By:J.M. Dillard) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Siege (By:Peter David) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodletter (By:K.W. Jeter) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Big Game (By:Sandy Schofield) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fallen Heroes (By:Dafydd ab Hugh) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Betrayal (By:Lois Tilton) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warchild (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Search (By:Diane Carey) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Antimatter (By:John Vornholt) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Proud Helios (By:Melissa Scott) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warped (By:K.W. Jeter) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Valhalla (By:) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil in the Sky (By:Greg Cox) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Laertian Gamble (By:Robert Sheckley) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Laertian Gamble (By:Robert Sheckley) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Way of the Warrior (By:Diane Carey) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Station Rage (By:Diane Carey) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Long Night (By:Dean Wesley Smith) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Objective: Bajor (By:John Peel) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Heart of the Warrior (By:John Gregory Betancourt) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Saratoga (By:Michael Jan Friedman) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trials and Tribble-ations (By:Diane Carey) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Tempest (By:Susan Wright) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wrath of the Prophets (By:Peter David) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trial by Error (By:Mark A. Garland) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vengeance (By:Dafydd ab Hugh) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Far Beyond the Stars (By:Steven Barnes) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The 34th Rule (By:Armin Shimerman) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What You Leave Behind (By:Diane Carey) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lives of Dax (By:Marco Palmieri) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Stitch in Time (By:) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rising Son (By:S.D. Perry) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prophecy and Change (By:Marco Palmieri,Keith R.A. DeCandido,Kevin G. Summers,Una McCormack,Andy Mangels,,,Geoffrey Thorne,Christopher L. Bennett,,Michael A. Martin) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unity (By:S.D. Perry) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hollow Men (By:Una McCormack) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warpath (By:David Mack) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Twist of Faith (By:S.D. Perry) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fearful Symmetry (By:) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Soul Key (By:) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Never Ending Sacrifice (By:Una McCormack) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lust's Latinum Lost (and Found) (By:) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sacraments of Fire (By:David R. George III) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ascendance (By:David R. George III) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Force and Motion (By:) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rules of Accusation (By:) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Long Mirage (By:David R. George III) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Enigma Tales (By:Una McCormack) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gamma: Original Sin (By:David R. George III) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I, The Constable (By:) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Star Trek: The Next Generation (Numbered) Books

Ghost Ship (By:Diane Carey) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Peacekeepers (By:Gene DeWeese) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Children of Hamlin (By:) (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Survivors (By:Jean Lorrah) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Strike Zone (By:Peter David) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Power Hungry (By:) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Masks (By:John Vornholt) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Captain's Honor (By:) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Call to Darkness (By:Michael Jan Friedman) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Rock and a Hard Place (By:Peter David) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gulliver's Fugitives (By:) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Doomsday World (By:Peter David,,Robert Greenberger,Michael Jan Friedman) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Eyes of the Beholders (By:A.C. Crispin) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exiles (By:) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fortune's Light (By:Michael Jan Friedman) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Contamination (By:John Vornholt) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Boogeymen (By:Mel Gilden) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Q-in-Law (By:Peter David) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Perchance to Dream (By:) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spartacus (By:Terry Mancour) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chains of Command (By:Bill McCay) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Imbalance (By:) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War Drums (By:John Vornholt) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nightshade (By:Laurell K Hamilton) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Grounded (By:David Bischoff) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Romulan Prize (By:Simon Hawke) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Guises of the Mind (By:) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Here There Be Dragons (By:John Peel) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sins of Commission (By:Susan Wright) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Debtors' Planet (By:) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Foreign Foes (By:Dave Galanter) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Requiem (By:Michael Jan Friedman,Kevin Ryan) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Balance of Power (By:Dafydd ab Hugh) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blaze of Glory (By:Simon Hawke) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Romulan Stratagem (By:Robert Greenberger) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Into the Nebula (By:Gene DeWeese) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Last Stand (By:) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dragon's Honor (By:Greg Cox,Kij Johnson) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rogue Saucer (By:John Vornholt) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Possession (By:,J.M. Dillard) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Infiltrator (By:) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Fury Scorned (By:Pamela Sargent) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sins of Commission (By:Susan Wright) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Death of Princes (By:John Peel) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Intellivore (By:Diane Duane) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
To Storm Heaven (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dyson Sphere (By:George Zebrowski) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Forgotten War (By:William R. Forstchen) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tooth and Claw (By:Doranna Durgin) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Diplomatic Implausibility (By:Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Harlot's Ruse (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Silver Mountain (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Druid's Blood (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Yesterday We Saw Mermaids (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sherwood Game (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Child of the Eagle (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Temping Fate (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Threads and Flames (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Ecce Hominid (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Collections

Death and the Librarian and Other Stories (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Up the Wall (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of UFO Anthology Books

Unidentified Funny Objects (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 2 (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 3 (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Funny Science Fiction (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 4 (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Funny Fantasy (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 5 (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Funny Horror (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 6 (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 7 (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unidentified Funny Objects 8 (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Fighting Pumpkins Books

with Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Robert Silverberg, Elizabeth Moon, Mike Resnick, , Mary Robinette Kowal, , Genevieve Valentine, Seanan McGuire, Jody Lynn Nye, Robin Wayne Bailey, , James Gunn, James L. Sutter, , , , , , , , , , Josh Vogt, Ekaterina Sedia, , , , , , Mark Henry
Little Green Men—Attack! (With: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Robert Silverberg,Elizabeth Moon,Mike Resnick,,Seanan McGuire,Jody Lynn Nye,Robin Wayne Bailey,,James Gunn,,,,,Josh Vogt) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Snow White, Blood Red Anthology Books

Snow White, Blood Red (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Thorn, White Rose (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Swan, White Raven (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Silver Birch, Blood Moon (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Heart, Ivory Bones (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Blood Of Ten Chiefs Books

The Blood of Ten Chiefs (By:C.J. Cherryh,Nancy Springer,Diana L. Paxson,Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin,Diane Carey) (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wolfsong (By:Lynn Abbey,Robert Lynn Asprin) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Winds of Change (By:Mercedes Lackey,Nancy Springer,Janny Wurts,Diana L. Paxson,,Lynn Abbey) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Against the Wind (By:Mercedes Lackey,Nancy Springer,Diana L. Paxson,,Lynn Abbey,Len Wein) (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Hours (With: Mercedes Lackey,Nancy Springer,Diana L. Paxson,Lynn Abbey) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Anthologies

Angels!(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cthulhu 2000(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Muse(1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Midnight Mass and Other Great Vampire Stories(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: The 50th Anniversary Anthology(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haunted Holidays(2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Under Cover of Darkness(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Best New Romantic Fantasy 2(2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halloween(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Little Green Men—Attack!(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Galactic Stew(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Esther Friesner
Esther Friesner is a fantasy and fiction author with over 200 distinct works to her name. Friesner went to Vassar College, where she graduated with a B.A in Drama and Spanish. The talented author later joined Yale University and was awarded a Spanish M.A and a Ph.D. within a short five years. After teaching Spanish in Yale for a while, the author decides to settle full-time into writing. Currently, Friesner lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children.

Nobody’s Princess
Nobody’s Princess is the first book in the Nobody’s Princess series. Hellen of Sparta is a beautiful princess with steely determination and a sassy attitude to match. While she is set to become Queen of Sparta in the future, Helen is not keen to follow the traditional path. Her love for adventure sees her following her brothers to the field for fighting lessons instead of staying indoors with the ladies doing some needlework. Since it is not common for a queen or a woman for that matter to practice fighting among the menfolk, Hellen has to disguise herself and dress like the rest of the boys. Fortunately, her mother, trainer, and brothers know about the training and support her fully.

When Helen’s twin sets off to wed with the Prince of Mykenae, Helen is among those who escort her to her new kingdom. Her brothers Polydeuces and Castor decide to go to Calydon to hunt for a rabid boar at some point, and Helen is left all alone with her sister. It is then that she decides that she would never be an average queen. Her future was undoubtedly on the battlefield, and she would do anything possible to be known for her heroic acts and not just her beauty. The author incorporates a few myths into the story, which adds some air of mystery and intrigue to it.

This story is a perfect blend of fiction and history and mythology. The author takes you back to ancient Greek and Spartan society, culture, and way of life. If you are a fan of Greek history, you will love Greece’s details and outstanding events that shaped the Spartan society. This book will also appeal to anyone who enjoys a story with a strong female character. Helen is the true definition of a strong young lady, and it is incredible how she wants to be judged through her actions and not her beauty. The story takes us through her childhood and teenage years, and it is lovely to see her transformation in those few years.

Nobody’s Princess is the story of a young girl who refuses to bow to societal expectations and forge her path. Hellen is born into royalty, but she is determined to be a fighter. Not even society expectations will deter her from achieving her goal. You would expect a princess would want to spend her time beautifying herself with the help of her servants, but Helen is not that kind of Princess. The message this book is pushing is perfect for teenage girls like Hellen, who are just discovering their identity. This book makes it clear that people should be judged according to their deeds and not their looks.

Sphinx’s Princess
Sphinx’s Princess is the first in the Sphinx’s Princess series. The book tells Nefertiti’s story, the beautiful and dutiful daughter of the Royal Wife’s brother. While Nefertiti is a commoner, her life is anything but ordinary. The young lady has been receiving scribe lessons in secret, and she is known to act quickly where injustice or cruelty is concerned. Her striking beauty is also known far and wide. When Queen Tiye hears of her niece’s beauty and impulsive behavior, she decides to use it as a pawn on her quest for power. The queen devises a plan to bring Nefertiti to the palace and keep her there before her marriage.

Nefertiti is taken from her family, an action that leaves her sad and lonely. Her life in the palace is characterized by danger and intrigue, and it is disturbing that her mind and spirit refuse to rest even when living among royalty. She is set to become a princess after marrying Queen Tiye’s firstborn son. However, in the three years before this marriage happens, she is to stay amidst Pharaoh’s junior wives, but she cannot communicate with them. You would think that her time in the palace would be a great time to get to know her betrothed, but the cold man rarely spends time with her.

A glimmer of light appears through the Prince’s brother, who also happens to be a scribe. Soon enough, Nefertiti is retaking scribe lessons in secret, and she greatly enjoys her betrothed brother’s company. The young man enjoys showing Nefertiti the city and teaching her to drive a chariot. However, when her betrothed learns about her escapades with his brother, he threatens Nefertiti.

Things take an exciting turn when the Pharaoh goes on a journey for a long time. His firstborn son takes over the throne, and Nefertiti is quick to notice his transformation. Is she finally falling in love with her husband to be? What about the recent accusation? Can her betrothed do anything to change her fate? Friesner again succeeds in blending mythology and historical fiction into a thrilling story. The tale will take you back to Egyptian history and its mythology.

Sphinx’s Princess is an enchanting read characterized by a strong female character, a rich Egyptian history, and a tension that doesn’t ease up until the last page. This is the story of a commoner who turns into royalty. Through Nefertiti, we get to experience the best of both worlds, and it is intriguing how the commoners over worshipped the gods. Imagine living in a society where one can be blamed for angering the gods for a small mistake. The book ends with a cliffhanger that will leave you searching for the next installment. You can only hope that the next book picks up where this one ended.

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