HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Thieves' World: Dead of Winter by Robert…
Loading...

Thieves' World: Dead of Winter (edition 1989)

by Robert Asprin

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
507130,353 (3.8)19
Member:stevepugh
Title:Thieves' World: Dead of Winter
Authors:Robert Asprin
Info:Titan Bks. (1989), Paperback, 288 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:
Tags:fiction, fantasy, anthology, shared world, Thieves' World

Work details

The Dead of Winter by Robert Asprin

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 19 mentions

Offutt's "The Veiled Lady" was fun, Bailey's "Keeping Promises" had good strong female lead, Asprin's "When the Spirit Moves You" ends with his pun as usual, Paxson's "The Color of Magic" is a good tale. A couple of the stories described convoluted political intrigues, more than I was willing to suffer through. ( )
  juniperSun | Dec 7, 2012 |
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (11 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Robert Asprinprimary authorall editionscalculated
Abbey, Lynnmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bailey, Robin W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cherryh, C. J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Duane, DianeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morris, JanetAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Offutt, Andrew J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Paxson, Diana L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Hell to Pay:

On the first day of winter - a sodden, sullen dawn of the sort only Sanctuary's southern sea-whipped weather could provide - the bona fide Stepsons, elite fighters trained by the immortal Tempus himself, crept round the barracks estate held by pretenders to their unit name and defilers of all the Sacred Banders stood for.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
    KEEP ONE HAND ON YOUR MONEY AND THE OTHER ON YOUR SWORD

Welcome to Sanctuary, a city of outlaws and adventurers in a world of war and wizardry, peopled with colorful characters created by today's top fantasy adventure talents.

In this awesome 7th volume, a fearful cold grips Sanctuary, and as the risen dead begin to outnumber the living, a new alliance that may save the war-torn Borderlands is born.

On this outlaw world of the imagination, where mayhem and skulduggery rule and magic is still potent; brought to life by today's top fantasy writers, who are free to use one another's characters - but not to kill them off ... or at least not too freely!).

The idea of Thieve's World and the colorful city called Sanctuary came to Robert Lynn Asprin in 1978. After many twists and turns (documented in the volumes), the idea took off - and took on its own reality, as the best fantasy worlds have a way of doing. 

The result is one of F& SF's most unique success stories: a bestseller from the beginning, a series that is a challenge to writers, a delight to readers and a favorite of fans.
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

Detective and mystery stories. Private Investigator Karl Kane returns to the streets of Belfast investigating the discovery of a severed hand. Karl believes it's the work of an elusive serial killer, but the police are claiming a simple vendetta between local criminals. Karl embarks on a nightmarish journey as he attempts to solve the mystery and soon he's suspecting Mark Wilson, his detested ex brother-in-law. But as the winter days become darker, Karl discovers that Wilson is more than a match for him when it comes to dirty dealing and even dirtier fighting, as he battles to keep from becoming the next victim.… (more)

(summary from another edition)

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.8)
0.5
1
1.5
2 2
2.5 1
3 20
3.5 1
4 16
4.5
5 15

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 134,793,248 books! | Top bar: Always visible