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Caine Black Knife (Acts of Caine, Book 3) by Matthew Woodring Stover

By Matthew Woodring Stover

In Heroes Die and Blade of Tyshalle, Matthew Stover created a brand new form of delusion novel, and a brand new form of hero to compliment it: Caine, a highway thug grew to become big name, combating in a destiny the place truth indicates ensue in one other size, on a global the place magic exists and gods are up shut and private. In that stunning, savage land, Caine is an murderer with no peer, a dwelling legend born from one of many highest-rated fact exhibits ever made. That season, Caine virtually single-handedly defeated–and all yet exterminated–the fiercest of all tribes: the Black Knives. however the surprising fact of what relatively came about in the course of that blood-drenched event hasn't ever been printed . . . until eventually now.

Thirty years later, Caine returns to the scene of his maximum triumph–some may say maximum crime–at the request of his followed brother Orbek, the final of the genuine Black Knives. yet the place Caine is going, hazard follows, and he quickly unearths himself again in conventional territory: combating for his existence opposed to very unlikely odds, with the destiny of 2 worlds placing within the stability.

Just the best way Caine likes it.

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The Adventures of Mr. Maximillian Bacchus and His Travelling by Clive Barker

By Clive Barker

SIGNED 1st printing HC. SIGNED by way of CLIVE BARKER. MANY wonderful illustrations by means of Richard A. Kirk. complete colour wraparound dirt jacket. a must-have for the Barker fanatic! Maximillian Bacchus is the ringmaster, ruler, consultant and proprietor of what he considers the best convey on this planet. touring with a Crocodile named Malachi, a trapeze woman named Ophelia, a robust mane they name Hero, that's brief for Hieronymus a clown named Domingo de Ybarrondo, who paints in a wagon pulled by way of a massive "Ibis bird," the troupe wanders from event to event with mythic aplomb. From the 1st tale, during which Indigo Murphy, the easiest poultry handler on this planet leaves the exhibit to hitch in matrimony with the Duke Lorenzo de Medici, to the fabled courtroom of Kubla Khan, the magic by no means stops. you are going to meet a tender apple thief named Angelo with magic eyes, and an orang-outang named Bathsheba, and a bunch of different impressive characters with names and personas minimize like a patchwork duvet from the mythologies and desires of the realm. although written 40 years in the past, those pages are suffering from an analogous magical part steps that experience continually been woven into Clive Barker's fiction. Worlds now not hand over our personal, and but so genuine they ring with fact and depart you wishing you may step out of your mundane existence into that different position - into these caves of ice - if in basic terms lengthy sufficient to seize Maximillian's express.

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The Seventh Sentinel (Defenders of Magic Series, Book 3) by Mary Kirchoff

By Mary Kirchoff

Shadow of the past!

A wizard sacrificed himself to maintain the secrets and techniques of magic. Centuries later, the survival of magic is back in query. the hot button is a tender lord whose historical past is tied to the tuatha dundarael, faerie folks who perform strong earth magic. those secrets and techniques are the guns that Guerrand and Bram DiThon will wield in protecting their artwork opposed to an outdated, scarred enemy.

For Lyim, Guerrand's former buddy and now renegade wizard, seeks to spoil the magic that he believes has forsaken him. the ultimate conflict will rage around the universe.

The 7th Sentinel is the ultimate quantity of the Defenders of Magic Trilogy, an sequence through Dragonlance saga writer Mary Kirchoff that explores the secrets and techniques of sorcery on the earth of Krynn.

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The Rose of the World (Fool's Gold, Book 3) by Jude Fisher

By Jude Fisher

The intense end to the "fascinating" (Anne McCaffrey) Fool's Gold trilogy, The Rose of the realm features the most dynamic and charismatic heroines to ever grace the pages of a myth novel. The godlike entity, Rosa Eldi, has escaped the clutches of the evil sorcerer Rahe. yet will she regain her reminiscence and restoration her global ahead of man's baser nature triumphs and brings destroy to Elda endlessly?

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The Path of Daggers (The Wheel of Time, Book 8) by Robert Jordan

By Robert Jordan

Unique e-book: 1998

For hundreds of thousands of lovers world wide, the wait is over. Sequel to the foreign blockbuster bestseller A Crown of Swords, this epic quantity keeps one in all history's maximum fictional trips and the main notable paintings of yankee fable ever published--The long island occasions, Wall highway magazine, and around the world bestselling series--The Wheel of Time.

The exceptional story that's spell binding a new release of readers now continues.

The Seanchan invasion strength is in ownership of Ebou Dar. Nynaeve, Elayne, and Aviendha head for Caemlyn and Elayne's rightful throne, yet at the approach they detect an enemy a lot worse than the Seanchan.

In Illian, Rand vows to throw the Seanchan again as he did as soon as sooner than. yet indicators of insanity are showing one of the Asha'man.

In Ghealdan, Perrin faces the intrigues of Whitecloaks, Seanchan invaders, the scattered Shaido Aiel, and the Prophet himself. Perrin's loved spouse, Faile, might pay along with her existence, and Perrin himself could have to ruin his soul to avoid wasting her.

Meanwhile the insurgent Aes Sedai less than their younger Amyrlin, Egwene al'Vere, face a military that intends to maintain them clear of the White Tower. yet Egwene is set to unseat the usurper Elaida and reunite the Aes Sedai. She doesn't but comprehend the fee that others--and she herself--will pay.

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Witch Wraith (Shannara: The Dark Legacy of Shannara, Book 3) by Terry Brooks

By Terry Brooks

From bestselling writer Terry Brooks comes the ultimate exciting novel in a brand-new trilogy—The darkish Legacy of Shannara!
 
NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER

For centuries the 4 Lands loved freedom from its demon-haunted previous, safe by way of magic-enhanced borders from the darkish measurement referred to as the Forbidding and the profound evil imprisoned there. yet now the unthinkable is occurring: the traditional wards securing the barrier among order and mayhem have started to erode—and generations of bloodthirsty, enormous creatures, fueled through a rage millions of years within the making, are poised to spill forth, looking revenge for what was once performed to them.
 
younger Elf Arling Elessedil possesses the enchanted capability to shut the breach and once again seal the denizens of the Forbidding of their felony. but if she falls into the palms of the strong Federation’s diabolical leading Minister, her efforts could be doomed. in basic terms her made up our minds sister, Aphen, who bears the Elfstones and instructions their magic, has any wish of saving Arling from the hideous destiny her captor has in store.
 
in the meantime, Railing Ohmsford—desperate to save lots of his imprisoned brother—seeks to find if his famed yet ill-fated ancestor Grianne continues to be alive and prepared to aid him store the area . . . regardless of the chances or the consequences.

BONUS: This version contains an excerpt from Terry Brooks's The excessive Druid's Blade.

Praise for Witch Wraith
 
“Terry Brooks has written a slam-bang end to his The darkish Legacy of Shannara trilogy with the stellar Witch Wraith. . . . He has a willing eye for excellent world-building in addition to unforgettable characters. . . . The darkish Legacy of Shannara trilogy is arguably his top paintings to date.”—Associated Press
 
“The ultimate bankruptcy in Brooks’s most up-to-date trilogy set in his liked global of Shannara peaks in a bittersweet end that turns out to set the degree for destiny books. A needs to for the varied die-hard Shannara fans.”Library Journal

Praise for Terry Brooks
 
The Sword of Shannara is an unforgettable and wildly interesting epic, lively by way of Terry Brooks’s cosmically generative mind's eye and storytelling joy.”—Karen Russell, New York Times bestselling writer of Swamplandia!
 
“If Tolkien is the grandfather of recent myth, Terry Brooks is its favourite uncle.”—Peter V. Brett, New York Times bestselling writer of The desolate tract Spear
 
“I can’t even start to count number what number of Terry Brooks’s books I’ve learn (and reread) through the years. From Shannara to Landover, his paintings used to be a big a part of my childhood.”—Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling writer of The identify of the Wind
 
“Terry Brooks is a grasp of the craft and a trailblazer who confirmed myth as a manageable style. he's required reading.”—Brent Weeks, New York Times bestselling writer of The evening Angel Trilogy
 
“The Shannara books have been one of the first to truly trap my mind's eye. My daydreams and accordingly my tales will consistently owe a debt to Terry Brooks.”—Brandon Mull, number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of the Beyonders and Fablehaven sequence

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The Belly of the Bow (Fencer Trilogy, Book 2) by K. J. Parker

By K. J. Parker

In a single evening of blood and betrayal, the famed Triple urban of Perimadeia has fallen to the barbarian hordes. the fellow who led the protecting forces, Bardas Loredan, has fled to the island of Scona. the following, eschewing the violence that has characterized his existence, he quietly establishes himself as a craftsman, fashioning bows.

Scona is additionally domestic to Bardas' brother and sister; the Loredan siblings don't proportion chuffed adolescence thoughts. earlier than lengthy, Bardas is thrown once again right into a international of ruthless scheming and bloody rivalries. however it seems an international during which Bardas excels, and what he has learnt in regards to the nature of bows is ready to alter his existence - and the lifetime of his family members - for ever.

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King's Wrath (Valisar Trilogy, Book 3) by Fiona McIntosh

By Fiona McIntosh

The exciting end to the breathtaking saga of strength, blood, birthright, and appeal.

The barbarian King Loethar could have received his throne via brutality and bloodshed, yet he has governed Penraven with unforeseen knowledge. Now his innumerable previous sins threaten his reign—as Valisars who escaped slaughter organize to stand up. Loyalties shift and new alliances are shaped because the fact of historical past starts off to emerge.

King-in-exile Leonel hungers for revenge opposed to the fellow he considers the usurper of his throne. but Leo is ignorant of one other who wields the attraction he covets—the once-charming "halfwit" brother Piven, now a strong adolescence whose extraordinary crafty is matched basically through his ruthless wish for the throne.

however the efforts of all 3 to carry or achieve keep watch over of Penraven may be in useless, for the real heir of the Valisar Legacy is being referred to as domestic . . . to assert her crown.

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Sight And Sound (The Longsword Chronicles, Book 3) by G. J. Kelly

By G. J. Kelly

Ebook Three

Come straight away to Shiyanath. Urgent.

So acknowledged the message from Brock of Callodon, propelling Gawain and Elayeen alongside a course deserted 1000 years in the past, a direction no guy or elf has dared to tread because the mysterious destruction of the good urban of Calhaneth mendacity in ruins at its end.

Morloch’s armies are mustering within the north, Elayeen is still enthralled by means of the sight of the Eldenelves, and a wizard of the D’ith holds the main to their quickly arrival in Elvendere the place, Gawain hopes, his queen might be restored to him, and the cause of Brock’s ‘urgency’ could be revealed.

Hope, even if it’s of the futile kind, continues to be wish. And Morloch remains to be faraway from defeated.

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The Emerald Atlas (The Books of Beginning, Book 1) by John Stephens

By John Stephens

Known as “A new Narnia for the tween set” by way of the New York Times and excellent for lovers of the His darkish fabrics sequence, The Emerald Atlas brims with humor and motion because it charts Kate, Michael, and Emma's remarkable adventures via an unforgettable, enchanted world.

These 3 siblings were in a single orphanage after one other for the final ten years, handed alongside like misplaced baggage.

Yet those undesirable kids are extra amazing than they can very likely think. Ripped from their mom and dad as infants, they're being shielded from a terrible evil of devastating strength, an evil they recognize not anything about.

Until now.

Before lengthy, Kate, Michael, and Emma are on a trip via time to risky and mystery corners of the world...a trip of allies and enemies, of magic and mayhem. And — if an historical prophesy is right — what they do can switch heritage, and it truly is as much as them to set issues correct.

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