Deathstalker Return

Deathstalker Return

Simon R. Green

Synopsis of Deathstalker Return

The gory glory days of Owen Deathstalker are long gone and the Empire is revelling in a new Golden Age, a time of hope and celebration for mankind. At court and council meetings, a chair is always left open for Owen who, it is said, will return to the Empire in the time of its greatest need. Now there's a new king, Douglas, affianced to Jessamine Flowers, the beautiful and beloved opera star, and there's also a new champion: Lewis Deathstalker, a distant cousin who knows that it's little more than a name he shares with the legendary Owen. And just when everything looks like it should be a Happy Ever After sort of story, things start to go pear shaped: the Champion falls in love with the Queen to be, the Esper Liberation Front decides talentless mankind should be wiped out in various sordid, unpleasant and graphic ways and the only way to save humanity is to find Owen . . . . . . but Owen Deathstalker's been missing, presumed dead, for years, and the only way out of this mess is to play with Time: and that always leads to trouble. The sequel to Deathstalker Legacy is a breathtaking, wild ride through a universe peopled with unfortgettably evil characters and ever hopeful heroes, all

Reviews of Deathstalker Return


While it might lack thematic and literary ambition, it doesn't pretend to be anything more than what it is...pure entertainment. -- Clinton Lawrence,

Fans of the various Star Wars and Star Trek novels are going to love Simon R. Green's epic science fiction Series. -- Harriet Klausner, Harriet Klausner's Review Archive

The action and dialogue at times reach slapstick proportions, but this doesn't detract from the page-turning action and heroic scope of the plot. -- Jen Talley Exum, Romantic Times Book Club

Deathstalker Return is an action-packed space opera in the pulp tradition. If you like that sort of stuff, you will like this Book. -- Jeffrey J. Lyons, SFRevu

Bloody, violent and compulsive. -- Lesley Mazey, The Eternal Night