WorldCat Identities

Ruddell, Gary 1951-

Overview
Works: 81 works in 87 publications in 1 language and 16,283 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Novels  Fantasy fiction 
Classifications: PS3552.U397, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Gary Ruddell
 
Most widely held works by Gary Ruddell
Ilium by Dan Simmons( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first installment of a new saga based on themes from "The Iliad" and "The Tempest" places classical characters and gods in such settings as the Plains of Ilium, the terraformed oceans of Mars, and Jupiter space
Glory season by David Brin( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailing the Stratoin oceans on her coming-of-age apprenticeship, Maia, a half-caste var, endures hardship, hunger, imprisonment, loneliness, battle, separation from her twin sister, and a rendezvous with a threatening long-distance traveler
Memory by Lois McMaster Bujold( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced space hero gets a second chance. Miles Vorkosigan lied about the state of his health and is dismissed from service by his superior. But when his superior falls mentally ill and starts making mistakes it is to Miles he turns for help. By the author of Mirror Dance
Komarr by Lois McMaster Bujold( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent Miles Vorkosigan investigates terrorism and financial speculation on the planet Komarr. The story is told through the eyes of Ekaterin, the unhappily married wife of a government official with whom Vorkosigan falls in love
Mirror dance by Lois McMaster Bujold( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Vorkosigan hijacks a ship of the Dendarii Mercenaries and flies to the outlaw planet, Jackson's Whole, to destroy the clone creches where he was raised. The mission goes wrong and Miles, his host clone brother, has to mount a rescue
The rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a prolonged decline, the Catholic Church receives a new lease of life when it discovers a way to resurrect the dead. Final volume in a multifaceted series on the far future
Once a hero by Elizabeth Moon( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle over a starship in space. The ship belongs to Earth and is commanded by Lieutenant Esmay Suiza, a woman who has already proved herself in battle. The attackers are Alien barbarians and they capture the ship, but Esmay and her team counter-attack and save the day. By the author of Remnant Population
Cetaganda by Lois McMaster Bujold( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero, Miles Vorkosigan, is sent to represent his planet at the funeral of the empress of the planet Cetaganda. While there he becomes involved in a power struggle for the control of software used by Cetaganda's rulers to genetically engineer an entire people. By the author of Mirror Dance
The Conan chronicles by Robert Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tor Books is proud to present three of Robert Jordan's best full-length Conan novels, complete in their entirety, in one deluxe hardcover omnibus. Conan the Invincible: Less than nineteen years old, and new to the snares and enticements of civilization, the young Conan must join forces with Karela, a dangerously seductive female bandit, to storm the palace of Amanar, a supremely evil necromancer, and confront the dreaded Eater of Souls. Conan the Defender: As revolution brews in the shadowy streets of Belverus, Conan braves the traps and treacheries of the Royal Palace of the Dragon. Pursued by the luscious and shameless Sularia, the mighty warrior challenges a magic-spawned menace that cannot die: the invincible Simulacrum of Albanus. Conan the Unconquered: Conan defies the sorcerous power of the Cult of Doom for the sake of a beautiful young woman known only as Yasbet. From the glory of fabled Aghrapur, capital of Turan, to the demon-haunted wastes of the Blasted Lands, Conan proves himself the greatest hero of a bygone era of high adventure
Rules of engagement by Elizabeth Moon( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To get away from a messy love life, space heiress Brun Meager heads for a trip among the stars, only to land in an even bigger mess when she is captured and raped. The perpetrators are the New Texas Godfearing militia. A sequel to Once a Hero
Endymion by Dan Simmons( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story set in a universe ruled by a church which rewards obedience from its citizenry by dispensing resurrection. The story centers on Raul Endymion, a woodsman from the planet Hyperion, given the task of finding the planet Earth which mysteriously disappeared. By the author of The Fall of Hyperion
Change of command by Elizabeth Moon( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of a dictatorial family in space. They are the Familias Regnant and they must handle a riot on a prison planet, a controversy over rejuvenating drugs with nasty side effects, and the murder of one of their members
Hyperion by Dan Simmons( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike. There are those who worship it. There are those who fear it. And there are those who have vowed to destroy it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time, the Shrike waits for them all. On the eve of Armageddon, with the entire galaxy at war, seven pilgrims set forth on a final voyage to Hyperion seeking the answers to the unsolved riddles of their lives. Each carries a desperate hope--and a terrible secret. And one may hold the fate of humanity in his hands
Remnant population by Elizabeth Moon( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her company relocates to another planet, Ofelia Falfurrias, 70, who expects to be downsized anyway, decides to remain behind. Thus she discovers the planet's population as it emerges from hiding, now that the humans have left. A meeting of cultures
Against the odds by Elizabeth Moon( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Fleet is threatened by mutiny, class conflict, and power struggles, Esmay Suiza-Serrano finds herself unceremoniously dismissed from Fleet and hurtled into the midst of warfare that threatens all galactic civilization
Silverhand by Morgan Llywelyn( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a fantasy land a boy is orphaned by the forces of chaos. Subsequently he is attacked by werewolves who chew off his hand. He is rescued by monks who make him a silver hand, giving him the power to fight chaos. By the authors of Last Prince of Ireland and Tales of the Bard
Fortune's stroke by Eric Flint( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Link, the supercomputer from a future that should not exist, has used terror and gunpowder weapons to forge the Malwa Empire, harnessing the vast manpower of the Indian subcontinent and using the barbarian races of the periphery to bind the whole together. No power on Earth in the 6th century could stand against Link's evil. Aide, a human soul embodied in a jewel, has come back to halt evil's progress. Aide has no power but that of truth, but truth is the only power that could move the greatest general of the age, Belisarius. With his sword, his paladins, and his genius, Belisarius has turned the armies of Byzantium into a weapon capable of blunting the first assault of the Malwa hordes. Now, supported by allies from all the world yet free, Belisarius, with his wife and co-commander Antonina, faces overwhelming Malwa numbers in a ring that tightens about them. There is no room for maneuver and no safety in defeat. The armies of Good and Evil gathered on the fertile plains of Mesopotamia will decide the fate of the world-And the fate of all the future!
The abductors : conspiracy by Jonathan Frakes( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a search for a missing teenager changes ex-cop Richard McCallum's life forever when he uncovers clues pointing to an extraterrestrial invasion of the Earth. Have alien beings truly infiltrated humanity as part of a covert takeover of our planet? McCallum never believed all those tabloid headlines about UFOs and alien abductions, but now he has no choice but to join the fight against the enigmatic entities known only as the Klar - before he becomes the next person to disappear
The tide of victory by Eric Flint( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Belisarius and his companions march into the Malwa heartland, only one thing is sure: "if they fail, their whole world is doomed to living Hell--for all time!"--Jacket
Paths to otherwhere by James P Hogan( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time-travel novel in which a group of scientists devises a way of travelling into alternate universes of the future. From there they can tell what the future holds for Earth and will have time to change events. The experiments take part against the background of deteriorating conditions on our planet and their object is to improve human life
 
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Ilium
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Glory seasonMemoryKomarrMirror danceThe rise of EndymionOnce a heroCetagandaThe Conan chronicles
Alternative Names
Gary Ruddell American artist

Gary Ruddell Amerikaans kunstschilder

Languages
English (25)