Warlords of Gaikon (Blade, Book 18) by Jeffrey Lord
By Jeffrey Lord
Richard Blade is an grownup delusion pulp novel sequence produced by way of top Books among 1969 and 1984. The 37 books within the sequence have been written by way of Roland J. eco-friendly, Ray Nelson, and Manning Lee Stokes lower than the pseudonym "Jeffrey Lord."
The novels have been additionally published as audio books, and as trilogy units- each one set having edited types of three novels on 6 cassettes (running nine hours, or nearly three hours in step with novel), and in a while cds (1 in line with e-book, three according to trilogy set, less than the identify "Richard Blade Journeys". those have been published as Americana Audiobooks by way of Americana Publishing in English.
The novels have been a chain of adventures that includes the titular personality (MI6A's distinct agent Richard Blade), who was once teleported right into a random exchange measurement initially of every novel and compelled to depend upon his wits and energy. alongside the best way, he may have a number of explicitly defined sexual encounters with attractive ladies (both in England and within the exchange dimensions), and may often go back from his experience with a few merchandise, or little bit of wisdom valuable to Britain (the ostensible reason behind him being despatched within the first place). Richard Blade was once noticeably British, and all of the tales are set in England (at least firstly and finish, with Blade being teleported to a few different size for the majority of every tale). The sequence was once translated into numerous languages, together with Russian, Swedish, French and German.
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