By John Bellairs
A richly imaginitive tale of wizards stymied via an influence past their keep an eye on, A Face within the Frost combines the thrills of a horror novel with the inventiveness of fairy tale–inspired fantasy.
Prospero, a tall, thin misfit of a wizard, lives within the South Kingdom—a patchwork of feuding duchies and small manors, all loosely dependable to 1 figurehead king. together with his necromancer good friend Roger Bacon, who has been on a quest to discover a mysterious ebook, Prospero needs to flee his domestic to flee ominous pursuers. hence starts off an event that might lead him to a grove the place his previous rival, Melichus, is falsely rumored to be buried and to a less-than-hospitable resort within the city of 5 Dials—and finally right into a harmful conflict with origins in a paranormal glass paperweight.
Lin Carter known as The Face within the Frost one among “the most sensible fable novels to seem considering the fact that The Lord of the Rings . . . completely first class.” With a distinct combination of humor and darkness, it continues to be some of the most cherished stories by means of the Edgar Award–nominated writer additionally recognized for the long-running Lewis Barnavelt series.
By F. G. Williams
Suddenly, their international is grew to become the wrong way up: Timothy has been banished. Worse but, while King Simon is poisoned, Luke and Lexi are blamed. Accused of murdering their very own father, the twins needs to run for his or her lives.
There's no time to lose.
By Deborah Cannon
For one thousand years chinese language kings and emperors despatched warriors to themountains to repel invaders who threatened to thieve the jewels and beautifulwomen of the East. What they didn't understand after they outfitted the wall was once that itwould fail to maintain the intruders out or the folks inside...
Lotus Lily, the key daughter of a robust Ming emperor, thrown into sexualslavery for being a lady, escapes the palace partitions to develop into a pirate and afreedom fighter. in basic terms to be thwarted by means of monsters from the past...
HER BLOODLINE IS SO strong HER ENEMIES WILL cease AT not anything TO DESTROYIT...
Lotus Lily, referred to now as Li, is prophesied to undergo China's maximum Sonof Heaven. between her enemies are the Emperor and a Mongol warlord whoseambitions could be thwarted by means of her son's upward push to strength. whereas battle rages on theWall and her pirates tyrannize the south coast Li's son is abducted. Abandonedto the mercy of the ocean the place a nine-headed water god ideas and a merciless admiralmakes her his spouse, Li learns a sour fact: "If you are susceptible, youdie." She learns find out how to struggle and live on, pushed to rescue her son. Butthe Fox Faerie's magic has corrupted either empires. She has damaged the logo ofBalance, summoned the creatures of legend and set the earlier opposed to thefuture...
THE PIRATE EMPRESS is an epic saga of affection and betrayal, honor and hope,war--and final sacrifice--set opposed to the backdrop of the development and defenseof the nice Wall in Ming Dynasty China.
This 800 web page novel was once first published in book model as a 4 half serialized novel lower than the titles of: The Pirate Empress: Black Tortoise, The Pirate Empress: White Tiger, The Pirate Empress: Azure Dragon, and The Pirate Empress: Vermilion fowl. it's now to be had as a whole novel in booklet and paperback versions.
Deborah Cannon received an honorable point out for her brief tale Twilight Glyph within the 2013 stories of the glorious brief tale Contest, pink Tuque Books.
By Jacquelyn Smith
This promotionally-priced package deal includes 3 of Iarion's adventures from the area of Lasniniar epic myth sequence in his ongoing quest, occurring prior to and after Legacy Hunter, and choked with elves, dwarves, and magic:
Soul Seeker (The international of Lasniniar ebook 1), 130,000 words
Legends of Lasniniar: Trial through hearth, 9,500 words
Legends of Lasniniar: The Wild part, 8,900 words
By Laura C. Cantu
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Enter the paranormal global of Xandria Drake.
When an strange carnival pulls into city, Xandria Drake has no clue this mystical fairground will thrust her right into a exciting international of poser, deception, and possibility. Her predictable lifestyles will quickly be remodeled right into a turbulent fact the place magic reigns, and creatures of myth are only as tangible as her ballroom dancing trophies. New revelations will ship Xandria on a quest during which she is compelled to query every thing and everybody, together with the guy of her goals, Viktor.
When Viktor confesses his curiosity in Xandria, she couldn’t be happier. Her pleasure speedy fades, notwithstanding, whilst Viktor unearths he's a vampire. Xandria is quickly compelled to stand shadowy and vague hazards she by no means knew existed, and at the coattails of the approaching darkness rides Viktor’s maximum rival and Xandria’s final temptation, Sebastian Vespera.
Will Xandria’s love for Viktor be adequate? Or will Sebastian’s seductions ensnare Xandria in a fierce and strong romance? How will Xandria focus on the forbidden wisdom she profits? Mysterious, magical, and compelling, Xandria Drake: historical emerging is witty should you wish it to be and severe whilst it has to be. This paranormal fable novel will trap you from the start and won’t allow you to move till lengthy after the tale is finished.
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By Larry Morton
Unfortunately, an historical wizard has different plans. Derrick needs to embark on one other quest via time to collect 4 historical artifacts, conscientiously hidden through the international because the starting of time.
Derrick organizes a small workforce of allies to help him in his quest, because the forces arrayed opposed to him appear to be multiplying and extending. An unknown and mystery faction has additionally observe his time touring skills, aspiring to have the facility for his or her personal evil purposes.
Meanwhile, a sorcerer residing in old Sumeria kidnaps Mary and holds her for ransom. Derrick needs to commute 4 thousand years into the previous to rescue his cherished spouse, as assorted factions looking the 4 artifacts come jointly in a thrilling, climatic showdown.
By Richard A. Knaak,Ciruelo Cabral
Surviving a deadly trip, explorer Wellen Bedlam arrives at the seashores of a fabled land of dragons. Such leviathans, notwithstanding, end up neither the main dazzling nor harmful element of this new global, for hidden in the land referred to as Dragonrealm is an historic fortress whose grasp includes a ebook during which were written spells in a position to giving an individual mastery over all. Now Wellen reveals himself the unwitting player in a fight among the book's grasp, the wizards often called the Lords of the lifeless, and a large Dragon King, all of whom see the explorer because the ideal but expendable pawn...
THE HORSE KING
Freed of the rule of thumb of the Dragon Kings, Lanith, warlord of Zuu, has introduced a mad battle of conquest. Cabe Bedlam and his neighbors arrange to hitch conflict opposed to him, merely too past due gaining knowledge of that their precise foe is a creature from past, a sadistic manipulator who wants to see the total realm torn asunder. while Cabe's son, Aurim, turns into the monster's strongest slave, it appears there is not any hope...unless the shadowy Darkhorse can triumph over his worry and sign up for forces with an enigmatic sorceress whose very lifestyles are usually not be.
. . . and 3 novellas – Dragon grasp, A Wolf within the Fold, and A video game of Ghosts – in print for the 1st time!
By Austin Smith
By Orson Scott Card,Mathieu Jacquet
By Cristina Spence,Gregory Cox
The moment e-book of the Season of the Owl sequence brings either previous enemies and new demanding situations for our heroes: Chrissa Spencer; her lover, Jared; and their many neighbors and allies.
Jared hasn't ever been so satisfied. He has met his soul mate and intends to invite for Chrissa’s hand in marriage, yet ahead of Jared can assemble the braveness to inform his father of his plans, wolf howls distract him. There are wolves in Endsearch. it's the portent of every little thing to come back.
The wolves are the Namairi. the 2 very smart creatures are on a project in their personal. As they lead the mummer Tashlin deep into the ensorcelled Ravenswood woodland, they inform her that they have got information of the Fallen Gibrian.
Back at Treywood citadel, Jared needs to defend opposed to the machinations of the evil king, William the Black, and his brother’s darkish rival, Dane Taylor. Dane may do whatever to defeat Christoff and Jared, and there are darkish forces that might use that hatred for his or her personal ends.
As occasions converge within the woodland and on the fort, Jared, Chrissa, Tashlin, Christoff, and the Black Ghost will all play an incredible position within the warfare to come.