By Ysabeau S. Wilce
Praise for Ysabeau S. Wilce's past books:
"This clean and cool environment is wealthy with wonderful costumes, cutting edge language, and tantalizing glimpses of history."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
These inter-connected tales are set in a luxurious quasi-historical global of magick and excessive manners referred to as the Republic of Califa. The Republic is a unusually well-known place—a baroque approximation of Gold Rush era-California with an overlay of Aztec ceremony—yet the characters who populate it are actual originals: rockstar magicians, murderous gloves, bouncing boy terrors, blue tinted butlers, sentient squids, and a three-year-old Little Tiny Doom and her vengeful red plush pig. through flip whimsical and bad (sometime within the comparable paragraph), Wilce's tales were characterised as "screwball comedies for goths" yet they can even be defined as "historical fantasies" or "fanciful histories" for there are nuggets of old truth hidden in them there lies.
Ysabeau S. Wilce is the writer of Flora Segunda, Andre Norton Award–winner Flora's Dare, and Flora's Fury, and he or she has released paintings in Asimov's, Steampunk!, and Fantasy & technological know-how Fiction. She lives in San Francisco, California.
By Piers Anthony
First Paperback Edition!
A fickle flux within the textile of house has allowed a horrendous typhoon to blast into Xanth, stirring up mischief and insanity anyplace she is going. Trapped in a preposterous shape through a cosmic guess, the Demon X(A/N)th needs to sign up for forces with a vexatious vixen named Chlorine to avoid wasting Xanth from this terrifying and tempestuous threat.
Their partners in this haphazard quest are a hapless human kinfolk - Jim and Karen Baldwin and their teenaged sons, David and Sean - gusted into Xanth from the mundane international past. jointly they encounters a bunch of turbulent misadventures as they fight to maintain Xanth from being blown off the map forever.
A brisk and breezy event within the grand Xanth tradition, Yon ailing Wind is bound to carry gales of laughter and pleasure to Piers Anthony's legion of dependable readers.
By Richard A. Knaak
As a well-liked son in a single of the excessive households of Aquilonia, Nermesa Klandes sought after for nothing--except glory received by means of his personal hand. Defying his kin and casting apart the opulence he was once born into, Nermesa joins the Aquilonian military in order that he may well serve his liege, King Conan.
But Nermesa quickly learns there's a great distance among his brave idealism and the gory battlefields of the Westermarck, the place the savage Picts salary unceasing struggle. via bravery and crafty, Nermesa comes into his personal as a warrior and a guy. whilst he kills the Pictish chief, he's hailed as a hero. yet he additionally unleashes an unholy energy that would shake the very foundations of the Aquilonian Empire...
By Barbara Erskine
After a damaged love affair, biographer Kate Kennedy retires to a distant cottage at the wild Essex coast to paintings on her new booklet till her landlord's daughter uncovers a Roman website within reach and long-buried passions are unleashed… In her lonely cottage, Kate is terrorized by way of mysterious forces. What do those ghosts wish? That the reality concerning the violent occasions of in the past be uncovered or stay hid? Kate needs to fight for her lifestyles opposed to earthbound spirits and historical curses as hate, jealousy, revenge and keenness do conflict around the centuries…
By Joe Abercrombie
NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE yr by way of BUZZFEED • ALEX AWARD WINNER • New York Times bestselling writer Joe Abercrombie’s exciting sequence maintains within the follow-up to Half a King, which George R. R. Martin hailed as “a fast moving story of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from web page 1 and refused to allow go.”
“The Shattered Seas trilogy has labored its manner right into a very particular staff of my favourite myth novels of all time.”—James Dashner, number one New York Times bestselling writer of The Maze Runner
Sometimes a woman is touched through mom War.
Thorn is the sort of woman. wanting to avenge her lifeless father, she lives to struggle. yet she has been named a assassin via the very guy who educated her to kill.
Sometimes a lady turns into a warrior.
She unearths herself stuck up within the schemes of dad Yarvi, Gettland’s deeply crafty minister. Crossing part the realm to discover allies opposed to the ruthless excessive King, she learns harsh classes of blood and deceit.
Sometimes a warrior turns into a weapon.
Beside her at the trip is model, a tender warrior who hates to kill, a failure in his eyes and hers, yet with one likelihood at redemption.
And guns are made for one purpose.
Will Thorn perpetually be a pawn within the fingers of the strong, or can she carve her personal path?
Praise for Half the World
“An very good page-turner . . . jam-packed with drama and energy.”—New York Daily News
“Another interesting burst of conflict, magic and political machinations from the continuously trustworthy Joe Abercrombie . . . a thoroughgoing blast, a violent, appealing rabbit gap of craft that's worth disappearing into.”—Shelf Awareness
“Compelling . . . [Thorn] makes Katniss Everdeen appear like Dorothy Gale.”—Chicago Tribune
“Splendid . . . Abercrombie has a knack for development characters with pathos and wit. . . . The fast paced tale attracts readers alongside whereas establishing what can provide to be an explosive ultimate showdown.”—Publishers Weekly
“Clever, fascinating and unexpected.”—SFF World
Praise for Joe Abercrombie’s Half a King
“Half a King is my favourite booklet by way of Joe Abercrombie thus far, and that’s announcing something.”—Patrick Rothfuss
“As in all Abercrombie’s books, associates become enemies, enemies change into neighbors; the road among strong and evil is murky certainly; and not anything is going fairly as we predict. With eye-popping plot twists and rollicking strong motion, Half a King is easily a whole adventure.”—Rick Riordan
“Enthralling! An up-all-night read.”—Robin Hobb
“Polished and sharp, probably his such a lot technically informed novel but . . . I dare you to learn the 1st bankruptcy and take a look at to not flip the following page.”—Brent Weeks
“Half a King might be summed up in one note: masterpiece. It’s a coming-of-age tale. It’s a Viking saga. It’s a revenge story and kin drama and the go back of the prodigal son. yet such a lot of all, it’s this: a little while along humans as vulnerable and blundering as we're and, in the middle of all of it, as heroic. some distance too brief a time, because it seems. What an excellent book.”—Myke Cole
“Half a King is stuffed with the entire event I’ve come to count on from Abercrombie and a tenderness I by no means knew he had.”—Sam Sykes
From the Hardcover edition.
By George R. R. Martin
Der Kampf um den eisernen Thron geht weiter ... Die heißersehnte Fortsetzung des größten Epos unserer Zeit!
Die Sieben Königreiche zerfallen weiter im Machtkampf der großen Adelshäuser, die einander eifersüchtig belauern in ihrer Gier nach dem Eisernen Thron. Einigkeit finden sie nur in ihrem Misstrauen gegen Daenerys Targaryen, der rechtmäßigen Erbin der Krone. Gemeinsam mit ihren drei Drachen und einer stetig wachsenden Armee greift sie vom Osten aus nach der Herrschaft über Westeros. Die größte Gefahr droht derweil jedoch aus dem Norden, wo schreckliche Geschöpfe sich erheben, um die Menschen des Südens zu überrennen. Allein Kommandant Jon Schnee und seine wenigen tapferen Männer von der Nachtwache stemmen sich verzweifelt gegen diese finstere Übermacht …
By Celine Kiernan
By George R. R. Martin
Buz ve Ateşin Şarkısı I
Yazların on yıllar, kışların bir insan ömrü sürebildiği diyarda, dehşetli ve soğuk zamanlar yaklaşmaktadır. Kışyarı'nın kuzeyindeki buzul topraklarda, Yedi Krallık'ı koruyan Sur'un ötesinde tehditkâr doğaüstü güçler toplanmaktadır. Savaşın tam ortasında, doğdukları topraklar kadar sert, boyun eğmez Starklar vardır. Acımasız soğuğun hüküm sürdüğü kuzeyden, uzak güneydeki sıcak zevk yurduna uzanan, leydiler, lordlar, savaşçılar, büyücüler ve katillerle dolu öykü, korkunç kehanetlerin işaret ettiği bir devirde başlamaktadır. Komplo, trajedi, ihanet, zafer ve dehşet dolu olayların ortasında Starklar'ın, dostlarının ve düşmanlarının kaderi bıçak sırtındadır. Hedef, en ölümcül savaş olan taht oyununda muzaffer olmaktır.
George R. R. Martin türünün sınırlarını zorladığı Taht Oyunları ile bir şaheser ortaya koyuyor. Dünyanın dört bir yanındaki fantastik edebiyat okurlarını kesinlikle memnun edecek epik serinin ilk cildi gizem, entrika, aşk ve macera dolu sayfalarıyla büyülüyor.
Kendisinden her zaman en iyi işleri beklediğim George R. R. Martin beni asla şaşırtmıyor.Robert Jordan
Muhteşem bir öykü, muhteşem bir tarihi fantastik yapıt! Göz kamaştırıcı.
Muhtemelen gelmiş geçmiş en iyi epik fantastik eser.
Marion Zimmer Bradle
Döneminin başat fantastik kitabı Okumamak mümkün değil.
The Denver Post
George R. R. Martin en iyi bilim kurgu yazarlarımızdan. Taht Oyunları da onun en iyi kitaplarından biri.
Raymond E. Feist
Hem romantik hem gerçekçi.
By Brock Deskins
Pressured to escape The Academy after unintentionally killing one other pupil, Azerick units sail to begin a brand new lifestyles and a brand new domestic from the place he can keep growing in energy in order that he may well avenge his father's homicide.
However, the fates haven't comprehensive with the younger sorcerer. After numerous days at sea, a major hurricane blows his send into the clutches of a terrifying creature with the ability to regulate the minds of others and enslave them to its will.
Azerick turns into the pawn of this creature yet what occurs while an irresible strength meets an indomitable will?
By Annie Bellet
Gamer. Nerd. Sorceress.
Jade Crow lives a quiet lifestyles working her comedian e-book and video game shop in Wylde, Idaho. After twenty-five years fleeing from a strong sorcerer who desires to consume her center and take her powers, quiet fits her simply positive. Surrounded via buddies who're even much less human than she is, Jade figures she's ultimately secure.
As lengthy as she does not use her magic.
When darkish powers threaten her pals' lives, a lovely shape-shifter enforcer indicates up. he is the shifter world's pass judgement on, jury, and executioner rolled into one, and he thinks Jade is guilty. To transparent her identify, keep her neighbors, and forestall the villain, she'll need to use her wits... and her sorceress powers.
Except Jade understands that once she does, a miles deadlier nemesis awaits.
Justice Calling is the 1st e-book in The Twenty-Sided Sorceress city myth sequence. Readers who loved The Dresden Files or The Iron Druid Chronicles will most probably take pleasure in this series.