Bio: John DeChancie is a popular author of numerous science fiction/fantasy novels including the hugely entertaining Castle series and Starrigger trilogy. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Bride of the Castle [Book 8 of the Castle Perilous Series]
Gene and Linda's wedding seems to bring out the best in Castle Perilous ... even if that's not much better than the worst. When the happy groom suddenly prefers confronting barbarians over entertaining his wedding guests, a battle ensues that will change his life, infuriate his bride, and make for one bizarre wedding day!
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Castle Dreams [Book 6 of the Castle Perilous Series]
[Book 6 of the Castle Perilous Series] Who will claim the throne now that Lord Incarnadine, King of the Realms Perilous, is dead? Under a mysterious spell of a mischief-maker, all of Castle Perilous' 144,000 creatures of curiosity clamor for the crown. Outside of the castle's coveting fray, Gene flies off with an adventurous Amazon in supernatural manifest destiny and Lord Inky explores the dark mysteries which lurk in the realm of the dead!
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Castle For Rent [Book 2 of the Castle Perilous Series]
[Book 2 of the Castle Perilous Series] Once upon a time, the king of a mysterious castle found himself out of place. The odd thing was that the time was the future and the place was New York City! Castle Perilous had been a universe unto itself until it started living up to its name. Now it is a gateway to thousands of universes, each increasingly bizarre and more bewildering. Behind every door there is a room for every fantasy and around each corner a perilous journey for every inhabitant. With... more info>>
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Castle Kidnapped [Book 3 of the Castle Perilous Series]
[Book 3 of the Castle Perilous Series] Castle Perilous is a magic castle full of mystery and adventure but sometimes even magic castles can go awry. This particular castle has the power to send its guests to 144,000 alternate worlds, each a fantastic voyage to the unknown, but each voyage seems to backfire on the voyager. Computer whiz kid Jeremy is stuck on a planet of golf-playing dinosaurs. Gentrified Gene finds himself a on a planet infested with amazon women where the queen has taken a part... more info>>
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Castle Murders [Book 5 of the Castle Perilous Series]
[Book 5 of the Castle Perilous Series] Partying to death? A parlour party at the Castle Perilous comes to a dead halt when the body of viscount Oren is discovered and foul play is suspected. But who is the killer? And where is the murder weapon? The rambunctious revelers at Castle P. join in on a treacherous treasure hunt for party favors of a decidedly deadly nature ... the murder weapon must be hidden behind one of the 144,000 doors, or will it be buried in the back of the next victim?
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Castle Perilous [Book 1 of the Castle Perilous Series]
[Book 1 of the Castle Perilous Series] Imagine life in an ironically magical world where 144,000 doors separate fiction from reality. A place that can hypnotize even the most grounded philosophy major and deliver a fantastical rhyme to his reason. A place where a best buddy resembles a shaggy carpet, and adventures surpass a boy's dreams ... welcome to Castle Perilous.
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Castle Spellbound [Book 7 of the Castle Perilous Series]
There never seems to be a dull moment for the inhabitants and visitors of Castle Perilous. Adventure and folly are contagious when Lord Incarnadine hosts a legion of bizarre guests including a bunch of infuriated Greeks bearing a gift horse, reckless thieves, gladiators and painted ladies. 144,000 doors welcome the most unwelcome of partygoers to the Realms Perilous, where magic and mystery send everyone spinning in hilarious new directions.
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Castle War! [Book 4 of the Castle Perilous Series]
[Book 4 of the Castle Perilous Series] Castle Perilous is still tottering from last year's battle with the Hosts of Hell, and regaining stability proves a hard balancing act. Before Jeremy can design a program to calm the tremors of the universe, an alternative wicked reality appears which threatens to topple everything! Castle P. must face its evil twin, replete with its own dastardly doppleganger army--war with the shadow self ensues as Good vs. Evil battle it out in the 144,000th dimension!
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Living with Aliens
What more could a thirteen-year-old want than two best friends who can help him get his first girlfriend? Young Drew finds out when he befriends two aliens, Zorg and Flez, who help him take his new girlfriend on a whimsical first date to Minneapolis, Mars, and Egypt in one night. Everything is perfectly cool for Drew until his encounter with Blog´┐Ż
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Paradox Alley
Jake McGraw, independent space trucker, has been shanghaied. He and his crew, fresh off their adventures in STARRIGGER and RED LIMIT FREEWAY, are plucked off the Skyway by a creature of unknown power. Now on an alien planet where most of the rules of the regular universe don't seem to apply, Jake confronts the builders of the Skyway once and for all. Will he and his crew make it out alive? PARADOX ALLEY is the thrilling conclusion of the classic Starrigger series.
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Red Limit Freeway
Jake McGraw is a man on the run from half the universe. After stumbling upon what seems to be the fabled roadmap to the stars, Jake must outrun the most detestable vermin and roadbugs in the galaxy and the only thing separating him from them is his tattered starrig. In the lawless region of space Jake must keep his rig running if he knows what's good for him. He has something that everyone wants and they will stop at nothing to get it. But how long can he keep going on the road where there is no... more info>>
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Starrigger
Independent space trucker Jake McGraw, accompanied by his father Sam, who inhabits the body of truck itself, his "starrig," picks up a beautiful hitchhiker, Darla, and a trailer-load of trouble. One of the best of the indies, Jake knows a few tricks about following the Skyway, which connects dozens, or maybe hundreds, of planets. Nobody knows how many and nobody really knows the full extent of the Skyway and much of it remains unexplored. But, somehow, a rumor gets started that Jake has a map fo... more info>>
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The Kruton Interface
Captain David Wanker thought his career had hit rock bottom. Then he was assigned to the starship Repulse, the lowest-rated ship in the Space Forces. The navigator gets lost, the engineer speaks only Gaelic, the security personnel have narcolepsy, and the ship's doctor needs medication. No sooner than he takes command, his job as captain is lost to automation invented by a mad scientist who thinks he's Groucho Marx. Worse yet, when he meets up with the inhabitants of the planet Kruton, a world t... more info>>
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