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Betancourt, John

Works: 137 works in 225 publications in 4 languages and 4,489 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Star Trek fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Short stories  Horror tales  Encyclopedias  Horror fiction  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PS3552.E797, 813.54
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Publications about John Betancourt
Publications by John Betancourt
Most widely held works by John Betancourt
Roger Zelazny's The dawn of Amber by John Betancourt( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
In the final novels of his ten-book Amber series, Roger Zelazny rewarded readers with several startling revelations about his fantasy universe. But with Zelazny's passing, many important questions about Amber and the Courts are left unanswered. Who created Amber? Why was its creation necessary? Who created the Pattern? How did Oberon become ruler of Amber? Why are the Courts of Chaos and Amber at war? How did this conflict begin, and whom does it serve? The Dawn of Amber is a prequel trilogy, exploring events that precede the first novel in the series, that answers these intriguing questions. Here, in Book One, you'll meet the young soldier known as Obere as he's whisked away from the kingdom and world he has known and defended his entire life, and placed on a knife's edge of turmoil, intrigue, domination and death. He must learn what he can on the fly, unwilling to let friend and foe alike know how little he understands of this strange universe and the dangerous creatures that rule it. His life is in jeopardy, as is the entire House of Dworkin -- the result of an ages-old blood feud that threatens to destroy Obere's new-found family and any hope for a universe of light to balance and oppose the forces of Chaos and darkness. To achieve his legacy of power and become a player in this deadly game whose rules he is yet to discover, Obere must journey into the serpent's lair, the home of his enemies ... the Courts of Chaos
Horror : the best of the year ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Collection of 17 stories deemed the best horror prose written in 2005 as selected by the two editors
The sci-fi channel encyclopedia of TV science fiction by Roger Fulton( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Provides episode listings, cast and credits for both classic and obscure science fiction TV shows from the last fifty years
Infection by John Betancourt( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A virulent epidemic strikes the populace of Archaria III, endangering the lives of thousands and provoking acts of mob violence against those believed responsible for the spread of the disease
The Ultimate zombie ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Gathers zombie stories by Anne Rice, Robert Silverberg, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, John Brunner, Harlan Ellison, and Gene Wolfe. Somtow, S.P., "Though I Walk Through The Valley"/Rice, Anne, "The Doctor"/Landis, Geoffrey A., "Dead Right"/Silverberg, Robert, "Passengers"/Anerson, Kevin J., "Bringing the Family"/Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn, "Restoration Comedy"/Costello, Matthew J., "Corporate Takeover"/Rodgers Alan, "Emma's Daughter"/Watt-Evans, Lawrence, "Larger Than Life"/Tritten, Larry, "The Potable Zombie"/Brunner, John, "Not All The Gay Pageants"/Ellison, Harlan, "Z Is For Zombie"/D'Ammassa, Don, "Corruption In Office"/Morlan, A.R., "The Toddler Pit"/Haber, Karen, "Red Angels"/Hautala, Rick, "Surprise"/Hodge, Brian and Relling William Jr., "This One'll Kill You"/McMahan, Frances A., "House Of Lazarus"/Lewis D.F., "Two Vignettes"/Weinberg, Robert, "The Silent Majority"/Fenn, Lionael, "The Dead Speaketh Not, They Just Grunt Now And Then"/Wolfe, Gene"The Other Dead Man"/Hoffman, Nina Kiriki, "The Third Dead Body."
Chaos and Amber by John Betancourt( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
In CHAOS AND AMBER, Dworkin and his son Oberon arrive at the Courts of Chaos to discover, and confront, their hidden enemies. But things don't go as planned. Oberon has a terrible physical reaction to being in Chaos, while assassination attempts are made on both his and Dworkin's lives-and the traitor in their family remains a hidden but quite real threat. Dworkin takes Oberon on a desperate journey, pressing deeper into Shadow than ever before. Here, Oberon discovers more of the true nature of his father ... and of his real mother. But they have been followed, and a horde of hell-creatures attacks. Ultimately, Dworkin must create a new Pattern with his own blood to save himself, his family, and the future
Devil in the sky by Greg Cox( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
When rock-tunneling Hortas are recruited to help rebuild Bajor's devastated mining industry, Cardassian raiders kidnap the Mother Horta and leave Commander Sisko with twenty voracious baby Hortas that threaten to consume Deep Space Nine
Incident at Arbuk by John Betancourt( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Tracking a shuttle's distress signal to the nearly deserted Arbuk System, the crew of the U.S.S. Voyager encounters an unusually powerful weapon, an unconscious alien, and a fleet of attacking warships--Novelist
The heart of the warrior : a novel by John Betancourt( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a crucial peace conference aboard Deep Space Nine, Kira and Worf embark on an undercover mission to find the secret of the addictive substance used by the Changelings to control their Jem'Hadar warriors
To rule in Amber by John Betancourt( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Oberon takes on the reins of leadership, and he carves an empire from the new universe created by his father. Enemies new and old lie in wait, and creating a kingdom for himself and his heirs requires delicate political maneuvering, a will of iron, and the might of a born warrior. Power-mad siblings, a madman for a father, assassins, and the King of Chaos are just the beginning of his troubles. Oberon must learn to master them all, if he is To Rule in Amber
The ultimate witch by Byron Preiss( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Born of elven blood by Kevin J Anderson( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Maria Blanca is suddenly transported from her troubled life in Philadelphia to Faery
Shadows of Amber by John Betancourt( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Oberon, newly-crowned King of Amber, finds himself in the middle of deadly political machinations, as his father tries to turn him into a puppet ruler. To make matters worse, Oberon's sister is trying to marry him off to a would-be queen, at least two siblings are out for his blood, and the entire Shadow-universe is started to unravel. What's a new king to do?
The ultimate alien ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
The ultimate dragon ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Pit and the pendulum by John Betancourt( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Peter 'Pit Bull' Keller is a ruined man ... A WUNDERKIND at a Wall Street investment bank, his constantly racing mind started his downfall - a nervous breakdown, caused by working twenty hours days, seven days a week. Then, just as he was beginning to pull himself together mentally, a taxi ran a red light and hit him, crippling him permanently. But despite his dependence on alcohol and painkillers, Peter's exceptional intelligence remains intact - as many criminals find to their cost ...!
The Blind archer by John Betancourt( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
In a distant time when the Earth was ruled by magic, young Ker Orrum discovered the power within him and began a quest to wrest the Great Ruby from the hands of the mighty god called the Blind Archer. Before it is over, his odyssey would sweep him into a world of vision without sight, where he would need more than magic to conquer the wrath of the Faceless Demons
The dragon sorcerer by John Betancourt( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Fel Blackmane is a pirate, rogue, and thorough scoundrel. But he also has a sense of adventure second to none, and every year he vows to do one impossible thing. This time he plans to sail his ship to the annual fair, sell ill-gotten booty back to its original owners, and make off with a new fortune. Unfortunately, Blackmane's deeds haven't gone unnoticed. Someone powerful is looking for vengeance ... and the dreaded Dragon Sorcerer, with an army of unstoppable monsters under his control, is hot on his heels!
The Best of Weird tales ( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
The stories collected in this volume are in honor of the magazine that for generations of fantasy readers held a special magic. Some of the stories are horror and some are fantasy; some are set today and some in alternate worlds; some take place in the future and others in the distant past. But all of the stories have two things in common: great writing and classic storytelling
The fourth science fiction megapack : 25 modern and classic science stories ( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Betancourt John 1963-....
Betancourt, John Gregory
Betancourt, John Gregory 1963-
John Gregory Betancourt Amerikaans romanschrijver
John Gregory Betancourt auteur de science-fiction et novelliste
John Gregory Betancourt escritor estadounidense
Джон Грегори Бетанкур
ベタンコート, ジョン・グレゴリー
English (69)
Spanish (1)
Hungarian (1)
German (1)
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