Category: Fantasy

  • The Blacksmith's Son (Mageborn, Book 1)

    By Michael G. Manning

    Mordecai’s easy lifestyles because the son of a blacksmith is reworked by means of the invention of his magical birthright. As he trips to appreciate the facility inside of him he's drawn right into a harmful plot to break the Duke of Lancaster and undermine the dominion of Lothion. Love and treachery mix to embroil him in occasions he was once by no means ready to stand. What he uncovers will swap his knowing of the earlier, and change the way forward for these round him.
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  • The Lost Sisterhood: A Novel

    By Anne Fortier

    From the writer of the New York Times bestseller Juliet comes a enchanting novel a few younger pupil who dangers her reputation—and her life—on an exciting trip to turn out that the mythical warrior ladies referred to as the Amazons truly existed.

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    Oxford lecturer Diana Morgan is a professional on Greek mythology. Her obsession with the Amazons began in early life whilst her eccentric grandmother claimed to be one herself—before vanishing with out a hint. Diana’s colleagues shake their heads at her Amazon fixation. yet then a mysterious, well-financed origin makes Diana a proposal she can't refuse.
     
    touring to North Africa, Diana groups up with Nick Barran, an enigmatic heart japanese advisor, and starts interpreting an strange inscription at the wall of a lately unearthed temple. There she discovers the identify of the 1st Amazon queen, Myrina, who crossed the Mediterranean in a heroic try and release her abducted sisters from Greek pirates, basically to turn into embroiled within the most renowned clash of the traditional world—the Trojan struggle. Taking their cue from the inscription, Diana and Nick got down to locate the fabled treasure that Myrina and her Amazon sisters salvaged from the embattled urban of Troy goodbye in the past. Diana doesn’t understand the character of the treasure, yet she does comprehend that somebody is shadowing her, and that Nick has a sinister schedule of his personal. With threat lurking at each flip, and uncertain of whom to belief, Diana unearths herself on a bold and hazardous quest for fact that may endlessly switch her world.
     
    Sweeping from England to North Africa to Greece and the ruins of historical Troy, and navigating among current and previous, The misplaced Sisterhood is a wide ranging, passionate experience of 2 ladies on parallel trips, separated via time, who needs to struggle to maintain the lives and legacy of the Amazons from being misplaced forever.

    Praise for The misplaced Sisterhood
     
    “Impossible to place down . . . Meticulous learn, a scrumptious secret, and characters that jump from the tale make this great booklet an ideal 10.”Romance stories Today
     
    “Anne Fortier tells stories of experience, secret and romance . . . similar to The Da Vinci Code with a touch of A Discovery of Witches.”—Fredericksburg unfastened Lance–Star
     
    “Boldly unique . . . will intrigue enthusiasts of old worlds in addition to people who are simply lovers of an excellent story.”Bookreporter
     
    “A wonderful trip from England to North Africa to Greece, exciting readers with attractive settings, brave girls and breathtaking adventure.”BookPage
     
    “Grounded in a radical wisdom of classical literature, this skillful interweaving of believable archaeological hypothesis, old mythology, and interesting glossy experience will pride fanatics of such authors as Kate Mosse and Katherine Neville.”Library Journal (starred review)

    The misplaced Sisterhood is a spellbinding event, a story of 2 brave ladies separated by means of millennia yet pursuing interwoven quests: one to guard and lead her sisters via a perilous historical global, the opposite to end up that the mythical tribe of girls really existed, and that their legacy endures.”—Jennifer Chiaverini, writer of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker and The Spymistress
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  • The Graveyard Game (The Company)

    By Kage Baker

    Mendoza is a Preserver for The Dr. Zeus corporation, residing some time past to assemble species for the long run. but if she kills six humans in California in 1863, the corporate makes her disappear.

    Joseph, a senior Preserver, loves Mendoza because the daughter he by no means had. under the influence of alcohol on chocolate and fueled by means of rage, he is made up our minds to discover her despite the fact that lengthy it takes. Being an indestructible, immortal cyborg supplies him a vast good of patience.

    What starts as a rescue project uncovers a conspiracy stretching throughout fifty centuries of recorded historical past. at the back of it lie genocide, graveyards full of corporation brokers, and the roots of the ominous Silence that falls the world over in 2355.

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  • Rules of Ascension: Book One of Winds of the Forelands

    By David B. Coe

    For 900 years, because the Qirsi conflict, the Forelands have loved relative peace. The Qirsi leaders, Weavers whose strong magic may bend to their won't simply the weather but additionally the concepts of others, have been all killed. the remainder of the pale-skinned Qirsi have been scattered through the realm. They have been not a risk with out their multi-talented leaders.

    But although so much Qirsi dwell common lives, and a few even serve lords as advisors, all isn't really good within the realm. there's a Weaver within the Forelands back, secretly sowing seeds of uprising opposed to the bodily hardier yet unmagical Eandi.

    Lord Tavis of Curgh, raised to be successful his father as duke, and engaged to the attractive woman Brienne of Kentigern, turns out certain for greatness. yet simply as his lifestyles turns out whole, he's accused of a terrible act. Little can Tavis comprehend that the Weaver is utilizing him as a pawn in an unlimited plot.

    Now, just a Qirsi gleaner might help Tavis live on his doom, reclaim his solid identify, and stop a devastating civil warfare within the Forelands.
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  • Casket of Souls (Nightrunner)

    By Lynn Flewelling

    The Nightrunners are again during this gripping novel filled with Lynn Flewelling’s trademark motion, intrigue, and richly imagined characters.
     
    More than the dissolute noblemen they look like, Alec and Seregil are skillful spies, devoted to serving queen and nation. but if they stumble throughout proof of a plot pitting Queen Phoria opposed to Princess Klia, the 2 Nightrunners will locate their loyalties torn as by no means earlier than. Even on the better of occasions, the royal courtroom at Rhíminee is a serpents’ nest of intrigue, yet with the battle opposed to Plenimar going badly, treason simmers slightly below the surface.

    And that’s now not all that poses a probability: A mysterious plague is spreading during the crowded streets of town, notable old and young alike. Now, as panic mounts and the physique count number rises, hidden secrets and techniques emerge. And as Seregil and Alec are approximately to profit, conspiracies and plagues have something in universal: The treatment will be as lethal because the disease.

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  • Fortune's Fool (Tales of the Five Hundred Kingdoms, Book 3)

    By Mercedes Lackey



    The 7th daughter of the ocean King, Ekaterina is greater than a pampered princess-she's additionally the kinfolk secret agent. Which makes her the best emissary to try fascinating happenings within the neighboring kingdom…and not anything pursuits her greater than Sasha, the 7th son of the king of Belrus. Ekaterina suspects he is faraway from the idiot humans imagine him. yet prior to she will be able to discover what lies underneath his facade, she is kidnapped!

    Trapped in a fortress on the mercy of a possessive Jinn, Ekaterina understands her possibilities of being discovered are slender. Now fortune, a idiot and a paper chook are the single issues she will count number on-along together with her personal smart brain and intrepid heart.…

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  • The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition

    By J.R.R. Tolkien

    One Ring to rule all of them, One Ring to discover them, One Ring to carry all of them and within the darkness bind them

    In precedent days the earrings of strength have been crafted by means of the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the darkish Lord, solid the only Ring, filling it together with his personal strength in order that he may possibly rule all others. however the One Ring used to be taken from him, and although he sought it all through Middle-earth, it remained misplaced to him. After many a while it fell by accident into the fingers of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins.

    From Sauron's fastness at nighttime Tower of Mordor, his energy unfold all over the place. Sauron accumulated the entire nice earrings to him, yet constantly he sought for the only Ring that will entire his dominion.

    When Bilbo reached his eleventy-first birthday he disappeared, bequeathing to his younger cousin Frodo the Ruling Ring and a dangerous quest: to trip throughout Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the darkish Lord, and ruin the hoop via casting it into the Cracks of Doom.

    The Lord of the jewelry tells of the good quest undertaken via Frodo and the Fellowship of the hoop: Gandalf the Wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the Dwarf; Legolas the Elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger referred to as Strider.

    This new version contains the fiftieth-anniversary absolutely corrected textual content atmosphere and, for the 1st time, an intensive new index.

    J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973), liked through the global because the author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the jewelry, and The Silmarillion, was once a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke university, and a fellow of Merton university until eventually his retirement in 1959. His leader curiosity used to be the linguistic points of the early English written culture, yet whereas he studied vintage works of the earlier, he used to be making a set of his own.
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  • Island in the Sea of Time

    By S. M. Stirling

    It is spring on Nantucket and every thing is completely common, until eventually a unexpected hurricane blankets the full island. whilst the elements clears, the island's population locate that they're now not within the overdue 20th century...but were transported as a substitute to the Bronze Age! Now they need to discover ways to live on with suspicious, warlike peoples they could slightly comprehend and take care of coming near near catastrophe, within the form of a would-be conqueror from their very own time.
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  • Soulless: The Girl in the Box, Book 3

    By Robert J. Crane

    After six months of severe education with the Directorate, Sienna Nealon unearths herself on her first task - monitoring a deadly meta around the higher midwest. With Scott Byerly and Kat Forrest at her aspect, she'll face new enemies and obtain support from not likely allies as she stumbles around the fact at the back of the shadowy association recognized simply as Omega.
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