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Akers, Alan Burt

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Works: 74 works in 154 publications in 2 languages and 1,259 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6003.U35, FIC
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Most widely held works by Alan Burt Akers
The suns of Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Slave of the colossus builders or scourge of the Inland Sea? Both roles awaited Dray Prescot on his return to Kregen. Torn between two contending forces, the Star Lords and the Savanti, Prescot himself wanted only to find his beloved, the Princess Delia of the Blue Mountains. But the powers that had drawn him across interstellar space to the world that orbited the red and green suns in the Constellation Scorpio had set him a task, the nature of which even he could not fully comprehend
Transit to Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
On the planet Kregen that circles Antares, the brightest star of the Constellation of the Scorpion, two forces contend for the world's destiny. One of them, the Savanti, called in a human pawn from far-away Earth. His name is Dray Prescot, and only the Savanti know his role. Dray Prescot confronted a fabulous world--barbaric, unmapped, peopled with both human and non-human races. But there were always the Star Lords to watch and check the Savanti's plans
Warrior of Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Once again in the grip of the Star Lords of the Constellation Scorpio, Dray Prescot finds himself torn from the battles of the Inner Sea for a mission in the air. For it was now his mission to carry his beloved Delia by airboat to that far kingdom, Vallia, from whence she had come. But the route lay across the gaunt mountains and the shadowy jungles of the Hostile Territories--and there Dray was to be plunged among stranger peoples and more fantastic challenges that even his Kregen princess had known
Swordships of Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
What does a man do when fate makes him the protector of the royal head of the land of his enemies? If it is Dray Prescot, Earthman on Antares, he sets aside his quest to do his duty. His duty was to reach Vallia and his princess Delia and help her claim her throne. His duty was to defend Vallia's ancient foe and place its rightful heir on its throne--sworn to attack Vallia. So when the third force, the pirate fleets known as the swordships came between the two contending demands, Dray sees that only by following his own personal star could the contradiction be resolved
Mazes of Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and German and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Beneath the emerald and ruby glow of the double suns of Antares lies a marvelous and brilliant world of savagery and beauty. The planet Kregen, where Dray Prescot, Earthman agent of the superhuman Star Lords struggles to bring peace to the world which has become his home. But although his nemesis, the mad empress of Hamal, and her accomplice, the evil Wizard of Loh have been destroyed, Prescot finds that the strands of this enduring battle have not been tied off, for an old conspiracy has been given a new and darker impetus which leads him to the jungle continent of Pandahem, where beneath the dark and sweltering swamps lies the deadly labyrinth of the Coup Blag where Prescot clashes with a new and terrible foe in the mazes of Scorpio!
Manhounds of Antares by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The Star Lords want someone freed from the pack of human prey to fall victim of the hunters and manhounds of the Southern Continent. Will Dray Prescot remain a prince of proud Vallia, or will he give into the Star Lords' wishes?
Secret Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in German and English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The brightest star in the Constellation Scorpio is the brilliant double sun Antares, around which orbits the inhabited planet called Kregen. Kregen is an Earthlike world, but strange, far stranger, than ours. For it is the scene of a conflict between galactic powers who utilize its many human nations and its astonishing variety of humanoid peoples as their battleground. Dray Prescot of Earth had been a tool of those powers, but courage and ingenuity had won him a high role in the Vallian Empire and a certain independence of his own. Thus when a mysterious monster cult began to undermine the empire and when his own beloved princess became a victim of those secret schemers, Prescot had to go into action. Secret Scorpio launches a new cycle in the magnificent history of Kregen and brings Prescot at long last into direct confrontation with the forces that had once dared make him their pawn
The tides of Kregen by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The Krozairs in their hour of need call on all their far-flung members for aid, but Dray Prescot is blocked from returning by the Star Lords
Prince of Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Dray Prescot fought long and hard to claim the hand of Delia, heiress of Vallia. Yet when he finally sets foot in the empire, it was as a condemned slave. For Dray, there is only one goal in sight, and he will not be turned aside no matter what dangers Vallia has in store for him
Armada of Antares by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Kregen! That marvelous world circling the double-star Antares in the Constellation Scorpio has been the scene of many and exciting event as its myriad human and non-human races struggle with each other for ascendency. But for Dray Prescot, Earthman and Prince of Vallia, all of the electrifying aspects of his adventurous life on Kregen were to climax when the armies of Havilfar made their move toward his adopted homeland before he had fully solved the secret of their mysterious air fleets
Golden Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
When you're down there's no place to go but up. That's the way the brave think and if there is anyone on two worlds braver than Dray Prescot, he has yet to appear. Prescot, who had been a seaman and soldier on distant Earth, and now, on Golden Scorpio's fabulous planet, was claiment to the fallen throne of a conquered empire, would never give up. Single-handedly, if need be, he would be a deadly threat to the enemies of Vallia. But as he set out on a liberation mission incomparable in the history of two worlds he knew he would never be alone
Fliers of Antares by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
2 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
In order to return to his princess and homeland, Dray Prescot must discover how the aircraft of Havilfar operates
Delia of Vallia by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and German and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Renegade of Kregen by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Dray Prescot returns to Magdag to perform an act of valor to recover his home, his children, and his place with the Krozair
A sword for Kregen by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The most popular game among the many peoples of Kregen, world of Antares, is one that resembles chess, called Jikaida. Jikaida is a battle of wits and war game pieces that suited well the tension charged atmosphere that enveloped Dray Prescot. For reconquering Vallia was assuming the aspect of such a game--move versus countermove, horde against horde! Then Dray Prescot found himself no longer in control of just a game--he had become a living chessman on a real-life board at the dreaded arena of Jikaida City. There every move was accompanied by bloodshed and behind every game might hang the fate of a city, an island, or even a nation!
Arena of Antares by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Fires of Scorpio by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A life for Kregen by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The world Kregen circles the twin suns of Antares, far distant from the skies of Earth. Yet Kregen is the ground on which the Earthman Dray Prescot must stand and fight for all he holds dear. For Prescot is the unwilling battle arm of the mysterious Star Lords who contend for that planet with the powerful Savanti. Yet Prescot's ambitions are his own, for he has inherited the remnant of a shattered empire and must fight to bring hope and freedom to all its peoples. By his side stands his princess, Delia of the Blue Mountains, and a band of stalwart companions of many races and species. But arrayed against him are flying armadas, armed hordes, the wizardry of a super scientist, and, most shocking of all, the fury and steel claws of his own daughter, Dayra!
Beasts of Antares by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The marvelous adventures of Dray Prescot on Kregen, the world of wonders that orbits the twin suns of Antares in Scorpio, have become a science fiction saga to rival and perhaps surpass the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs and others of the heroic fantasy band. This lone Earthman, once a pawn of cosmic powers, now enters a new cycle of his fabulous career as he rallies the warriors of Vallia for a final stand against the foes that have encircled them--and then, in an act of true Prescot bravado, undertakes single handed to rescue three old friends from slavery in a distant land. The beasts of Antares are many and terrifying, but Prescot does not belong to the faint hearted. He will need every ounce of courage this time!
A fortune for Kregen by Alan Burt Akers( Book )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Fame and fortune may await the winners of the life and death game called Jikaida, but for Dray Prescot his triumphs seemed only to bring infamy and misfortune. An Earthman transposed to the distant world that circles the twin suns of Antares, Prescot had to find a way out of his Jikaida City exile--for his homeland needed him in its hour of danger. But it seemed that fate now would place him in an even more terrifying game--a treasure hunt played out in the illusion webbed catacombs of a haunted valley where desperate men came to find fortunes at the risk of their followers lives and their own sanity
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Bulmer, Kenneth, 1921-2005

Akers Alan Burt 1921-2005
Akers, Allan Burt
Blake Ken 1921-2005
Bulmer Henry Kenneth 1921-2005
Corley Ernest 1921-2005
Frazier Arthur 1921-2005
Hardy Adam 1921-2005
Johns Kenneth 19..-.... pseudonyme collectif
Kent Philip 1921-2005
Krauss Bruno 1921-2005
Langholm Neil 1921-2005
Maras Karl 1921-2005
Pike Charles R.
Prescot, Dray
Prescot Dray 1921-2005
Quiller Andrew 1921-2005
Sherwood Nelson 1921-2005
Silver Richard 1921-2005
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English (63)
German (6)
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