Posts in category: Fantasy
By David Gemmell
Druss, Captain of the awl: the tales of his lifestyles have been instructed in all places. rather than the wealth and repute he can have claimed, he had selected a mountain lair, excessive within the lonely kingdom bordering at the clouds. There the grizzled outdated warrior stored corporation with snow leopards and awaited his previous enemy death.
Mighty Dros Delnoch, secure through six outer partitions, the single direction during which a military might go through the mountains. It was once the stronghold of the Drenai empire. And now it used to be the final battleground, for all else had fallen ahead of the Nadir hordes.
And wish rested at the talents of that one previous man...
By Patricia A. McKillip
Sorrow and hassle and bitterness will hound you and yours and the youngsters of yours...
Some stated the death phrases of Nial Lynn, murdered through his personal son, have been a depraved curse. To others, it used to be a winter's story spun through firelight on chilly, darkish nights. but if Corbet Lynn got here to rebuild his relatives property, thoughts of his grandfather's curse have been rekindled through younger and old—and rumors crammed the heavy air of summer time. within the woods that border Lynn corridor, free-spirited Rois Melior roams wild and barefooted. And as autumn gold fades, she is ate up with Corbet Lynn, captivated with his mystery past...
By Robert Jordan
Perrin est toujours à l. a. poursuite des Shaido qui ont enlevé Faile, sa femme. Il envisage même une alliance temporaire avec les Seanchan pour los angeles libérer. Perrin pourra-t-il rester fidèle à Rand et surtout à lui-même ? Ou sera-t-il prêt à vendre son âme par amour ?Mat, quant à lui, tente de leur échapper tout en courtisant Tuon, l. a. Fille des Neuf Lunes, qu'il a kidnappée et qui, selon l. a. prophétie, devrait devenir sa femme.Enfin, Elayne lutte pour le succession du trône d'Andor, tandis qu'Elenia, l'une de ses plus dangereuses adversaires, prépare son plan pour l. a. renverser...
By Sofia Samatar
Jevick, the pepper merchant's son, has been raised on tales of Olondria, land the place books are as universal as they're infrequent in his domestic. whilst his father dies and Jevick takes his position at the every year promoting journey to Olondria, Jevick's lifestyles is as as regards to ideal as he can think. yet simply as he revels in Olondria's Rabelaisian ceremonial dinner of Birds, he's pulled enormously off target and turns into haunted by means of the ghost of an illiterate younger girl.
In desperation, Jevick seeks assistance from Olondrian clergymen and fast turns into a pawn within the fight among the empire's strongest cults. but whilst the rustic shimmers at the cusp of conflict, he needs to face his ghost and examine her tale ahead of he has any likelihood of turning into unfastened via surroundings her loose: a trial that demanding situations his realizing of paintings and existence, domestic and exile, and the bounds of that seductive necromancy, reading.
A Stranger in Olondria is a skillful and immersive debut myth novel that attracts the reader in deeper and deeper with twists and turns such as George R. R. Martin and Joe Hill.
By Raymond E. Feist
Go back to a global of magic and event from most sensible promoting writer Raymond E. Feist. This package deal contains the entire Demonwar Saga. The package comprises: Rides a Dread Legion (1), on the Gates of Darkness(2). Ten years after the cataclysmic occasions of Wrath of a Mad God, Midkemia now faces a brand new hazard concepts buried in delusion and antiquity… A misplaced race of elves, the Taredhel or 'people of the stars', have came across a manner around the universe to arrive Midkemia. demanding pressed by means of a ravaging demon horde, what used to be a tremendous empire has been diminished to a handful of survivors. The cornerstone of Taredhel lore is the story in their misplaced origins at the international they only name "Home". they're confident that Midkemia is that position. they're coming to reclaim it, and so they intend to enable not anything stand of their manner. Pug and the Conclave, notwithstanding, quickly appreciate it's no longer the elves, however the demon horde pursuing them that provides the better danger…
By Stephen King
Roland and his band of fans have narrowly escaped one international and slipped into the following. There Roland tells them a story of long-ago love and experience regarding a stunning and quixotic girl named Susan Delgado. And there they are going to be drawn into an historic secret of spellbinding magic and ultimate menace…
By Jeff Mariotte
Aided via a king's daughter and a circle of allies, a tender warrior embarks on a quest opposed to those that destroyed his humans, and the tyrant who took the dear the teeth of the Ice endure. And to take action, he needs to develop into his enemy's worst nightmare. He needs to turn into a ghost.
By Adrian Tchaikovsky
Younger partners, Totho and Salma, arrive at Tark to secret agent at the menacing Wasp military, yet are there mistakenly apprehended as enemy brokers. by the point they're freed, town is already less than siege. Over within the imperial capital the younger emperor, Alvdan, is changing into captivated by way of a outstanding slave, the vampiric Uctebri, who claims he is familiar with of magic that could furnish everlasting lifestyles. In Collegium, in the meantime, Stenwold continues to be attempting to convince the town magnates to take heavily the Wasp Empire’s coming near near risk to their survival. In a colorful drama related to mass struggle and private strive against, a small team of heroes needs to get up opposed to what feels like an unstoppable strength. This quantity maintains the tale that so brilliantly opened up in Empire in Black and Gold – and the motion continues to be continuous.
By Harry Turtledove
What if historical past had taken a distinct course, made a detour, and deviated a little bit bit from the line it selected? the following, Harry Turtledove explores such "what ifs" in twenty alternate-history tales starting from precedent days to the some distance, far-different future.
Persia has conquered Greece; Athens is in ruins. but even lower than Persia's rule, the facility of the folks can by no means be thoroughly damaged. . .
A werewolf boy tears via Cologne's medieval stretts looking for sanctuary from the indignant mob. yet who will shield a creature so hated and feared?
A pupil from the far away destiny units off on a box journey to check Genghis Khan -- and unearths him within the 20th century?
And many more!
"He's one of many best explorers of trade histories ever." -- Locus
By Ben Aaronovitch
Physique AND SOUL
The music. That's what London constable and sorcerer's apprentice Peter provide first notices while he examines the corpse of Cyrus Wilkins, part-time jazz drummer and full-time accountant, who dropped useless of a center assault whereas taking part in a gig at Soho's 606 membership. The notes of the previous jazz general are emerging from the body--a convinced signal that anything concerning the man's loss of life was once by no means usual yet as a substitute supernatural.
Body and soul--they're additionally what Peter will probability as he investigates a development of comparable deaths in and round Soho. With the aid of his better officer, Detective leader Inspector Thomas Nightingale, the final registered wizard in England, and the help of attractive jazz aficionado Simone Fitzwilliam, Peter will discover a perilous magical menace--one that leads correct to his personal doorstep and to the squandered promise of a tender jazz musician: a skilled trumpet participant named Richard "Lord" Grant--otherwise referred to as Peter's pricey outdated dad.