The Scepter's Return  
Author Harry Turtledove (as Dan Chernenko)
Cover artist Steve Stone
Language English
Series The Scepter of Mercy
Genre(s) Fantasy
Preceded by The Chernagor Pirates

The Scepter's Return (Roc, 2005) is the third and final volume of The Scepter of Mercy trilogy by Harry Turtledove, published under the penname Dan Chernenko. The paperback edition of this book revealed that the author was indeed Turtledove. It was reprinted by OpenRoad Media in e-book form in 2015 under Turtledove's name.