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Firestorm

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Book 1

J. Gregory Keyes

The official prequel to the eagerly anticipated Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Bridging the gap between Rise of the Planet of the Apes and the eagerly anticipated sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, this prequel takes readers on a journey through the build up to the next chapter.

The novel mainly centering around the spread of the deadly ALZ-113 virus (Simian Flu).

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Book 2

Alexander C. Irvine

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.

Planet of the Apes

New Planet of the Apes: Book 1

W. T. Quick

Trillions of miles from an Earth in political and ecological turmoil, Captain Leo Davidson has crash landed on a different world -- a terrifying place where people are in chains... and apes rule. Here, beneath twin suns, humans are lower creatures to be cornered, captured and broken, suitable only for the amusement of their simian masters, for hard labor, laboratory experimentation, and breeding. But Leo Davidson has brought something unthinkable to the Planet of the Apes: rebellion. And in the all-consuming fire to come, a future will be determined... and a past as well.

The Fall

New Planet of the Apes: Book 2

W. T. Quick

The starship Oberon is searching for its AWOL pilot when it crash-lands on an unknown planet, leaving all but a handful of its crewmembers dead. And those who remain are not alone in this strange, inhospitable world. A savage insectile race waits just below the surface, massing to obliterate the unwanted invaders. And the Oberon's last human survivors must look to unlikely allies for help: the apes they carried onboard. Using controversial gene technology, the starship's scientists hope to transform the primates into a powerful army -- strong, agile, subservient... and intelligent. But the consequences of playing God promise to be more devastating than anyone could have ever anticipated, ushering in a dark and terrifying future that will pit slave against master, ape against Man.

Colony

New Planet of the Apes: Book 3

W. T. Quick

A race of intelligent primates has made a distant world their home. Over the years their numbers have grown. And now, needing more room, the colony sends scouts into theunknown land beyond. But by venturing forward, the apes are encroaching upon hostile ground -- where creatures dwell that can rip an adult simian to pieces in less than an instant; monstrous reptilians whose incredible savagery isequaled only by their awesome brainpower. To venture into their midst is almost certain doom -- but to remain behind would be suicide. Because another foe is lurking in the shadows: the enemy called Man. And in the ruins of a crashed human starship a hideous melding of brain, flesh, and metal lives on -- waiting... plotting... refusing to die as long as a single ape draws breath on the planet.

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes: Book 1

Pierre Boulle

Greg Wise reads Pierre Boulle's chilling, iconic novel about a nightmare world where apes rule over men. In a spaceship that can travel at the speed of light, Ulysse, a journalist, sets off from Earth for the nearest solar system. He finds there a planet which resembles his own, except that on Soror humans behave like animals and are hunted by a civilised race of primates. Captured and sent to a research facility, Ulysse must convince the apes of their mutual origins. But such revelations have always been greeted by prejudice and fear...

Originally published as La Planete Des Singes and translated into English as Monkey Planet by Xan Fielding. Re-issued as Planet of the Apes.

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes: Book 2

Michael Avallone

Another time-warped astronaut crashlands on the ape world. Like his predecessor he is captured, befriended by the sympathetic chimpanzee Zira, and meets the girl savage. But when he escapes with her Underground and discovers the remains of New York City, he finds a race of deformed, telepathic Mutants who worship a nuclear Doomsday Bomb. He meets the astronaut hero from the perivious book, now half-crazed and venomous, who ultimately detonates the bomb and brings about a Holocaust, wiping out apes, mutants and humans alike.

Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes: Book 3

David Gerrold

It was a quiet, peaceful city.

It was a city ruled by apes and served by men.

It was a city unaware of an angry band of vicious gorillas anxious to revolt and an insane cadre of mutated humans hungry to kill.

It was a city on the brink of an horrendous destruction that had happened once--and was suddenly, inexorably, happening again.

Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes: Book 4

Jerry Pournelle

Three of the apes escaped the destruction of the world by using a time travel device. They go back to before the world exploded, back to the human controled world. They land in the Pacific Ocean and are taken to the nearest Zoo, in Los Angeles, where they immediately become the centre of a violent controversy which results in their deaths. This happens after they inadvertently let their keepers know they can talk, but not before the female has given birth to a baby ape -- in hiding, since the American government wants to abort the ape child.

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes: Book 5

John Jakes

Caesar, the ape born in Escape from the Planet of the Apes, is being kept in a circus but comes to resent the human exploitation of apes so much that, with the help of a sympathetic and all too symbolic black man, he incites his fellow primates to revolt. The apes are victorious over the humans after a bloody battle, thus laying the groundwork for the future situation found in The Planet of the Apes.

Man the Fugitive

Planet of the Apes - TV: Book 1

George Alec Effinger

The fantastic adventures of astronauts Alan Virdon and Pete Burke, accidentally time-warped 1000 years into the future -- to the Planet of the Apes...

Of Zaius, head of the Council of Apes, who forbids any knowledge of mankind's long dead civilization....

Of Urko, gorilla leader, who hates all humans and vows death to those who claim superiority....

Of peace-loving Galen, who could forgive Zaius' fear of knowledge -- but not his hatred of humans nor his vengeance upon the two men who carry the secrets of the past.

Contains the novellizations of the episodes "The Cure" and "The Good Seeds".

Escape to Tomorrow

Planet of the Apes - TV: Book 2

George Alec Effinger

"Savages, they're nothing but savages!"
"They must be caught and punished!"
"They must be taught their place!"
"They must be obliterated like the plague!"

So began the reign of terror. Humans, already enslaved, were now to be exterminated. The Dragoons, a band of vicious apes, swore to drive the humans from their land, burn their huts, murder their children, and imprison the last sorry survivors in the Forbidden Zone.

Only Galen, Virdon and Burke stood between the doomed humans and their terrible fate. Only they could expose the Dragoons and their dangerous secret. Only they could keep the apes from destroying an entire race and every remnant of their dead civilization.

But in this desert of brutality, small flames of reason and kindness still flickered. An ape doctor and a frightened blind female become the unwitting aides of human salvation....

Contains the novellizations of the episodes "The Surgeon" based on the teleplay by Barry Oringer, and, "The Deception" based on the teleplay by Anthony Lawrence and Joe Ruby and Ken Spears.

Journey into Terror

Planet of the Apes - TV: Book 3

George Alec Effinger

THE DEADLIEST CHOICE OF ALL -- A SINGLE HUMAN LIFE... OR THE SECRET OF THE AGES

The ancient projector cranks into motion. The old reel begins to unwind. Civilization, human civilization lives. Its secrets unfold before astonished eyes.

Then the rusty, outdated machine grinds to a halt. The secrets will remain secrets forever.

Unless the machine can be made to work. Only two men have the key, only two men can empower the machine that will unlock the mysteries of the ages.

But a vicious band of bloodthirsty gorillas have seized one of them. The other's choice is simple: the machine or the man, the sum total of scientific knowledge or the life of a friend!

Contains the novellizations of the episodes "The Legacy" and "The Horse Race".

Lord of the Apes

Planet of the Apes - TV: Book 4

George Alec Effinger

Take two astronauts time-warped 1000 years into the future to find Human civilization destroyed and the Apes in control - and you have a terrifying vision of what the world may someday be like.

The Orangutans rule.

The clever Chimpanzees are the administrators and the bureaucrats.

The powerful and brutal Gorillas staff the military and police.

And Humans are enslaved.

Only the astronauts Burke and Vurdon and the companion Galen are free in this savage world. But theirs is the freedom of perpetual fugitives...

'The tyrant,' based on the teleplay by Walter Black. 'The gladiators,' based on the teleplay by Art Wallace.

Visions From Nowhere

Return to the Planet of the Apes: Book 1

William Arrow

Astronauts, out of their time period, become involved with a society dominated by apes.

Based on the Animated TV show.

Escape from Terror Lagoon

Return to the Planet of the Apes: Book 2

William Arrow

Death chase in ape city...

Monster from the depths...

An icy flight to a peak of terror...

Novelization based on the teleplays "Tunnel of Fear" by Larry Spiegel; "Lagoon of Peril" by J.C. Strong and "Terror on Ice Mountain" by Bruce Shelly.

Man, the Hunted Animal

Return to the Planet of the Apes: Book 3

William Arrow

Novelisation of three TV episodes: River of Flames, by Jack Kaplan and John Barrett; Screaming Wings, by Jack Kaplan and John Barrett; and Trail to the Unknown, by Larry Spiegel.

Revelations

War for the Planet of the Apes: Book 1

Greg Keyes

Driven from their woodland home, Caesar and his apes are still recovering from the takeover by renegade ape Koba. Caesar is desperate to avoid war with the humans, but this is a faint hope, as his enemies are about to receive military reinforcements headed by the ruthless Colonel McCullough.

War for the Planet of the Apes

War for the Planet of the Apes: Book 2

Greg Cox

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.