Metallic Love, By Tanith Lee; a Bantam Spectra Book, published by Bantam Dell, a division of Random House, March 2005. A very different book from Silver Metal Lover, its prequel.
Golden Witchbreed, by Mary Gentle, copyright 1983; first published in Great Britain by Victor Gollancz, Ltd.; William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1984.
The Fyre Mirror, an Elizabeth I Mystery, by Karen Harper; Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, February 2005. Good.
Njal's Saga, translated with an Introduction by Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Pálsson, copyright 1960; Penguin Books, 25th printing. Very good.
Random musings on books, code, and tabletop games.