Knight's Shadow (Greatcoats, Book 2) by Sebastien de Castell

By Sebastien de Castell

Following his loved debut, Traitor's Blade (a "swashbuckling romp filled with air of mystery, camaraderie, quickly wit or even faster swordplay"-NPR), Sebastien de Castell returns with quantity of his fast moving fable experience sequence, encouraged via the swashbuckling motion and witty banter of The 3 Musketeers. Knight's Shadow keeps the sequence with an exciting and darkish story of heroism and betrayal in a rustic beaten less than the burden of its rulers' corruption.
 
a couple of days after the scary homicide of a duke and his kin, Falcio val Mond, swordsman and primary Cantor of the Greatcoats, starts off a perilous pursuit to seize the killer. yet Falcio quickly discovers his personal existence is in mortal hazard from a poison administered as a last act of revenge through one in all his deadliest enemies. As chaos and civil conflict start to overtake the rustic, Falcio has worthwhile little time left to prevent these made up our minds to ruin his homeland.

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Last Wizard: Case Files by Allen Brown

By Allen Brown

The youngest wizard to hitch the Mage excessive Council, crude and unstated past his years, we enterprise in the course of the eyes of the final surviving wizard in an international recuperating a long time after the good battle which gave The Church and their Crusaders strength over Europe.

This fast moving narrative will stick to the stairs of a wizard concealing his identification whereas fixing crimes in previous Victorian London, until eventually a ghost from his earlier returns made up our minds to deliver an finish to the Church and its institution via any potential.

This novel is made of the Shorts: The grasp, and The Apprentice of The final Wizard sequence. And it's also an advantage 3rd brief, wintry weather Wonderland.

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A Lion Among Men (The Wicked Years, Book 3) by Gregory Maguire

By Gregory Maguire

Whereas civil battle looms in ounces, Brrr—the Cowardly Lion—surrenders the tale of his lifestyles to a tetchy oracle named Yackle. deserted as a cub, Brrr's course from infancy within the nice Gillikan wooded area isn't any Yellow Brick street. trying to redress an early mistake, he trudges via a swamp of ghosts, turns into implicated in a bloodbath of trolls, falls in love with a forbidding Cat princess, and avoids a prison sentence by way of agreeing to function a lackey to the war-mongering Emperor of ounces.

A portrait of a would-be survivor and a breathtaking glimpse of an international long past shrill with conflict fever, Gregory Maguire's A Lion between Men is written with the sympathy and gear that experience made his books modern classics.

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Off With Her Heart by Amy Dale

By Amy Dale

Katherine used to be a typical lady. Her mom and dad didn’t care a lot for her, yet she didn’t brain so long as she may well get away right into a reliable publication. yet one fateful day her lifestyles took a dramatic flip. She stepped into one other international particularly accidentally and located a real family.

Little did she know…this “wonderland’ that she chanced on could quickly be governed through a tyrant of the worst sort…the crimson Queen…the Queen of Hearts…her.

This is the tale of the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland…how she grew to become the lady she grew to become, what formed her trip, and what occurred after Alice left.

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Prepare to Die! by Paul Tobin

By Paul Tobin

9 years in the past, Steve Clarke used to be only a teenage boy in love with the woman of his goals. Then a freak chemical spill remodeled him into Reaver, the guy whose super-powerful fists can actually take a yr off a foul guy's lifestyles.

Days in the past, he came upon himself on the mercy of his arch-nemesis Octagon and a complete staff of fiendish super-villains, who gave him weeks to settle his affairs--and organize to die.

Now, after years of remarkable adventures and crushing tragedies, the world's maximum hero is returning to the place all of it started looking for the boy he as soon as was once . . . and the lady he by no means forgot.

Exciting, scandalous, and eventually relocating, arrange to Die! is a different new examine the final days of a legend.

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The Whitefire Crossing (Shattered Sigil, Book 1) by Courtney Schafer

By Courtney Schafer

EISBN-13: 978-1-59780-352-6

Dev is a smuggler with the right conceal. He's in excessive call for as a consultant for the caravans that hold valid items from town of Ninavel into the rustic of Alathia. The course throughout the Whitefire Mountains is treacherous, and Dev is likely one of the few climbers who is familiar with the way to go them correctly. together with his ability and connections, it's effortless sufficient to slide contraband charms from Ninavel - the place any magic is reasonable video game, regardless of how darkish - into Alathia, the place such a lot magic is outlawed.

But smuggling a couple of charms is something; smuggling an individual throughout the warded Alathian border is close to suicidal. Having made a promise to a death pal, Dev is pressured to tackle a singularly harmful shipment: Kiran. a tender apprentice at the run from some of the most robust mages in Ninavel, Kiran is determined sufficient to pay a fortune to sneak right into a kingdom the place discovery capability sure execution - and he'll do no matter what it takes to avoid Dev from checking out the negative fact in the back of his getaway.

Yet Kiran isn't the single one harboring a dangerous mystery. stuck up in an internet of subterfuge and darkish magic, Dev and Kiran needs to give you the option to belief one another - or face not just their very own destruction, yet that of the full urban of Ninavel.

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Fool's Errand (The Tawny Man, Book 1) by Robin Hobb

By Robin Hobb

Robin Hobb has emerged as considered one of today's optimal myth authors. Now she maintains the adventures of 1 of her hottest heroes within the first publication of what grants to be her so much staggering trilogy but. Fool's ErrandFor fifteen years FitzChivalry Farseer has lived in self-imposed exile, assumed to be useless by way of just about all who as soon as cared approximately him. yet that's approximately to alter whilst future seeks him once more. Prince Dutiful, the younger inheritor to the Farseer throne, has vanished and FitzChivalry, possessed of magical abilities either royal and profane, is the single person who can retrieve him in time for his betrothal ceremony--thus sparing the Six Duchies profound political embarrassment...or worse. yet even Fitz doesn't suspect the net of treachery that awaits him or how his loyalties to his Queen, his associate, and people who proportion his magic could be verified to the breaking point.From the Paperback edition.

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Spellbound by Blake Charlton

By Blake Charlton

In an international the place one’s magical prowess will depend on one’s ability with phrases and talent to spell, Nicodemus is a wizardly apprentice troubled by way of a curse that factors him to misspell magical texts. Now, the demon who cursed him has hatched a conspiracy to strength Nicodemus to alter language and finally use it to damage all human lifestyles. As Nico attempts to thwart the demon’s plan, he faces demanding situations from either side. yet his largest problem is his personal incapacity, which reasons him to create chaos anyplace he is going. And the chaos surrounding Nico is affecting the realm so profoundly that the dominion to which he has fled to collect energy is on the point of civil battle, and he suspects that his closest allies—even Francesca, whom he loves greater than existence itself—may be topic to the demon’s enormous powers. As Nico attempts to stop the apocalypse, he realizes that he doesn’t be aware of if he can totally belief somebody, now not even the lady he loves. And if he makes one mistaken movement, not just will his lifestyles be forfeit, he may result destroying all mortal lifestyles as well.
Introducing new twists to the original magical procedure of Spellwright, and exploring concerns that would deliver readers a deeper appreciation of a desirable global, Spellbound is absolute to please Blake Charlton's fanatics and elevate their quantity.

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Deeds of Honor: Paksenarrion World Chronicles by Elizabeth Moon

By Elizabeth Moon

Elizabeth Moon, the recent York instances bestselling writer of the distinguished Deed of Paksenarrion and Paladin's Legacy epic fable sequence, offers Deeds of Honor, a new selection of brief tales set on the planet of Paksenarrion.

With specific, never-before-published tales that includes characters from the Paladin's Legacy sequence, Deeds of Honor gathers jointly lore and legends from Paksenarrion’s global, in addition to stories from the Paladin’s Legacy period, all revised and up to date for this distinctive compilation.

Rich with the vibrant and immersive storytelling for which Elizabeth Moon is understood, the 8 brief tales in Deeds of Honor—collected right here for the 1st time, with all-new writer notes—are bound to please any fan of the Paksenarrion saga.

Deeds of Honor: stories of Paksenarrion’s World
“Point of Honor” – “Falk's Oath” – “Cross Purposes” – “Torre's Ride” – “A Parrion of Cooking” – “Vardan's Tale” – “Those Who stroll in Darkness” – “The final Lesson”

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Sister Mine by Nalo Hopkinson

By Nalo Hopkinson

Because the just one within the relatives with no magic, Makeda has determined to maneuver out on her personal and make a lifestyles for herself one of the claypicken people. but if her father is going lacking, Makeda should locate her personal power--and reconcile along with her dual sister, Abby-if she's to have a wish of saving him . . .

We'd needed to be lower freed from our mother's womb. She'd by no means were in a position to push the two-headed activity that was once me and Abby out the standard approach. Abby and that i have been fused, you spot. Conjoined twins. Abby's head, torso and left arm protruded from my chest. yet here's the true kicker; Abby had the magic, I didn't. a long way because the relations was once involved, Abby used to be considered one of them, although cursed, as i used to be, with the tragic flaw of mortality.

SISTER MINE

Now adults, Makeda and Abby nonetheless proportion their formative years domestic. The surgical procedure to split the 2 ladies gave Abby an enduring limp, yet left Makeda with what sounds like a fair worse deformity: no mojo. The daughters of a celestial demigod and a human lady, Makeda and Abby have been raised by way of their magical father, the god of starting to be things--an strange adolescence that made them super shut. Ever for the reason that Abby's magical expertise started to advance, although, within the kind of an unearthly making a song voice, the sisters became more and more distant.

Today, Makeda has determined it's excessive time to maneuver out and make her personal lifestyles one of the different nonmagical, claypicken humans--after all, she's one in every of them. In joyful leisure, a run-down warehouse, Makeda reveals precisely what she's been searching for: a spot to get a few area from Abby and start development her personal autonomous existence. There's even a resident band, led through the charismatic (and appealing) construction superintendent.

But whilst her father is going lacking, Makeda must locate her personal talent--and reconcile with Abby--if she's to have a wish of saving him . . .

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