Dark North (Malory's Knights of Albion, Book 3) by Paul Finch

By Paul Finch

While King Arthur faces a problem for his crown from the reinvigorated Roman Empire, he needs to name his supporters from each nook of the British Isles. this kind of, Sir Lucan – the Black Wolf of the North – has extra cause than such a lot to affix the arriving crusade. Lucan's attractive spouse, Trelawna, hoping to guide a brand new, larger existence in Italy, absconded with a tender Roman officer.

Lucan, already a fierce warrior yet now with tainted blood because of his conflict with the Penharrow malicious program, therefore turns the undertaking right into a sour own vendetta. His former squire, Alaric, quickly involves worry for his overlord's soul, yet is extra afraid nonetheless for the security of girl Trelawna, whom he regularly enjoyed from a distance. in the meantime, the Roman relatives Trelawna has fallen in with are the influential Malconi extended family, and their matriarchal head is the sorceress Zenobia. She sees it as her motherly responsibility to prevent Lucan with any demonic strength she will be able to summon...

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The Girl Who Would Be King by Kelly Thompson

By Kelly Thompson

A unique approximately teenage women with superpowers and substantially various agendas, destined for a collision that might rock the world:

Separated by means of millions of miles, younger women are approximately to gain their outstanding powers in order to bind their lives jointly in methods they can't start to understand.

Protecting others. preserving order. Being strong. those are all vital issues for Bonnie Braverman, whether she doesn't comprehend why. limited to a bunch domestic on account that she survived the auto twist of fate that killed either her mom and dad, Bonnie has lived her lifestyles in the past in self-imposed isolation and silence; but if a chance provides itself to assist one other woman in desire, Bonnie has to make a decision even if to truly use the ability she has lengthy suspected she has. strength that frightens her.

Across the rustic, Lola LeFever is inheriting her personal strength via sending her mom over a cliff...literally. For Lola the single factor that issues is strength; getting it, taking it, and taking out someone who may get within the method of her pursuit of it. along with her mom useless and not anything to carry her again from the area any further, Lola units off to check her personal powers on an individual unlucky sufficient to go her. And Lola's now not frightened of anything.

One woman pushed to rescue, keep, and heal; the opposite pushed to punish, break, and kill.

And now they're approximately to satisfy.

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The Dolphins of Pern (Dragonriders of Pern, Book 13) by Anne McCaffrey

By Anne McCaffrey

As a small boy, Readis Lilcamp is rescued through the 'shipfish' whilst he and his uncle Alemi are stuck in a surprising squall past Paradise River carry. AIVAS confirms that the massive fish are referred to as dolphins, a part of the unique settlers of Pern. on the earth they'd been partnered with males, having discovered to talk intelligible phrases. Readis, his Uncle Alemi and bronze Gadareth's rider, T'lion of japanese carry, are decided to revive the 'doll fins' to their rightful position within the ecology of Pern...and the partnership of guys. in the meantime, the struggle to rid Pern of the negative nightmare of Thread remains to be all eating. whereas Lord Jaxom, F'lar and his dragonriders fight to enforce AIVAS' directions, different demanding situations are issued and spoke back, together with one that threatens younger T'lion within the form of his older brother, a brown rider, who harbours a deep grudge. And Readis needs to win his parents' consent to his organization with the 'sea dragons of Pern' - the bottlenose dolphins.

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Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright

By Austin Tappan Wright

"Austin Tappan Wright left the realm a unconditionally unsuspected legacy. After he died in a sad coincidence, between this exotic criminal scholar’s papers have been discovered hundreds of thousands of pages dedicated to a striking feat of literary creation—a special historical past of an imagined kingdom whole with geography, family tree, literature, language and tradition. As distinct as J.R.R. Tolkien’s middle-earth novels, Islandia has equally develop into a vintage touchstone for these eager about the production of imaginary worlds."

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Age of Conan: Ghost of the Wall: Ghost of the Wall by Jeff Mariotte

By Jeff Mariotte

Aided by way of 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 valuable enamel of the Ice undergo. And to take action, he needs to develop into his enemy's worst nightmare. He needs to develop into a ghost.

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Force Majeure by Daniel O'Mahoney

By Daniel O'Mahoney

Someplace within the Andes, in a nebulous border area by no means claimed by way of any kingdom, is the final of the loose towns. Candida is a clean at the map. right here there are dragons. Kay travels around the Atlantic to Candida on enterprise. She quickly reveals herself misplaced in an strange urban with no activity or a house. She's taken in by way of the oldest condominium within the urban and positioned to paintings through its inscrutable chatelaine. She could have misplaced regulate of her existence yet she is familiar with that Prospero is coming to open the hidden urban to the surface international. whereas she waits, she makes new contacts, allies, even acquaintances: the exgunrunner, blinded by means of the sunshine; the soldier-poet, unswerving to desires of the useless; the courier who desires to develop into a fowl; and Xan – interesting Xan – who could be all of Kay's desires come precise. all of them have tales of town, its heritage and its powers. a few of them may perhaps also be real. right here there are dragons...

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Song for the Basilisk by Patricia A. McKillip

By Patricia A. McKillip

From the realm myth Award-winning writer of The Bards of Bone Plain.

Something half-woke in him, and he iced over at the threshold, seeing misshapen faces billow within the flames.

As a toddler, Rook were taken in by means of the bards of Luly, and raised as considered one of their very own. Of his earlier he knew nothing—except faint memoires of fireplace and demise that he'd do something to forget.

But nightmares, and a brand new risk to the island that had develop into his personal, wouldn't allow him get away the dreadful destiny of his real relatives. Haunted through the tune of the bards, he left the single domestic he knew to wander the land of the power-hungry Basilisk who had destroyed his family members. and maybe, ultimately, to discover a destiny within the achievement of his forgotten destiny...

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Warmage (The Spellmonger, Book 2) by Terry Mancour

By Terry Mancour

The Goblin Invasion Is On...

...and a wizard's paintings isn't performed! After dealing with a hopeless siege, an implacable foe and an most unlikely break out, you are going to imagine that Minalan the Spellmonger will be in a position to leisure -- however the armies of the undead goblin shaman Shereul (known because the useless God to his human sufferers) are rolling over the western reaches of the country Duchy of Alshar and is headed towards the guts of the Duchy of Castal. millions are fleeing for his or her lives as hordes of goblins pour out of Boval Vale and devastate the rugged fiefs of the Alshari Wilderlands. And the super-charged shamans of the lifeless God are making protecting the area virtually very unlikely for the outnumbered Alshari nation knights.

While the 2 Dukes play feudal politics to extra their very own ends, the one those that appear to care concerning the invasion are Minalan and his outlaw warmagi associates -- and they're busy dodging brokers of the sinister Royal Censorate of Magic.

But if an individual doesn't set up a military in northern Alshar quickly, then there'll be not anything to prevent the armies of the divinely-powerful useless God from conquering all 5 Duchies in his genocidal quest for vengeance.

But issues are only no longer that straightforward: he has to deal with a lovely younger Shadowmage assasin who works for a mysterious spymaster, a cocky new manservant, a dysfunctional workforce of suddenly-powerful warmagi, the Censor basic, and a host of whiny nobles sooner than the Dukes will provide him the troops and funds he'll want -- and the Dukes have plans in their personal. If Minalan the Spellmonger can't foyer the courts of Alshar and Castal to interact -- and fast -- the hordes of the lifeless God will sweep over the frontiers of either states. Worse, the mysterious Umbra veil he has erected round Boval Vale could come to imperil all 5 Duchies.

Minalan might particularly simply pass domestic and allow the Dukes deal with it, yet his moral sense won't permit him. a person has to forestall the lifeless God . . . and that somebody occurs to be him. past politics and plots, goblins and trolls, mercenaries and magic, the Soulless and the shamans, Censors and mystery orders, for Minalan there's purely the idea that his baby is to be born in an international with such risks, and that's anything he can't permit.

It is time for the Spellmonger to choose up his mageblade, summon his allies, and visit warfare back . . . as a Warmage!

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Pieces of Hate (The Assassins) by Tim Lebbon

By Tim Lebbon

In the course of the darkish a long time, a specific thing named Temple slaughtered Gabriel's kinfolk. a guy with snake eyes charged him to pursue the murderer anywhere he might strike subsequent, and break him. Gabriel by no means believed he'd nonetheless be following Temple virtually one thousand years later.

Because Temple could be a demon, the fellow with snake eyes cursed Gabriel with a lifestyles lengthy adequate to seek him down. Now he has picked up Temple's odor back. The Caribbean sea is awash with pirate blood, and in such turmoil the result of any struggle is much from certain.

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In the barren region of the yankee West, the murderer is determined to strike back. regardless of his centuries-long curse, Gabriel continues to be yet a guy, scarred and sour. town of Deadwood has visible many such men... even though it's by no means obvious whatever fairly just like the half-demon often called Temple.

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Le Renégat (Le Soldat Chamane, Tome 6) by Robin Hobb

By Robin Hobb

Afin de se sauver et de protéger ceux qu’il aime, Jamère a dû rendre les armes et se donner corps et âme à l. a. magie. Tenu pour mort par les siens, il se réfugie chez les Ocellions où, regardé comme un Opulent, il bénéficie du soutien de l. a. femme-arbre et d’Olikéa, mais se trouve en concurrence avec un autre magicien, Jodoli.

Dans cette tradition qu’il apprend à connaître peu à peu, il va devoir affronter deux questions vitales : remark empêcher los angeles guerre contre les Ocellions et les Gerniens de tourner au bain de sang et, surtout, remark convaincre son double, Fils-de-Soldat, de l’écouter pour éviter le bloodbath ?

Il devra plonger au plus profond de lui-même et maîtriser sa magie afin de faire face à l. a. fois au plus puissant des Opulents, Kinrove et au royaume de Gernie.

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