By Michael Cobley

SHADOWGOD maintains the epic story, started in SHADOWKINGS, of get to the bottom of and sacrifice, and an international teetering on the point of never-ending, negative evening A harsh wintry weather is settling in around the land and the Shadowkings' private, darkest plans are hatching...the worst is but to return. Ikarno Mazaret, now Lord Regent, nonetheless grieves over the dying of his liked, the mage Suviel. Ranging forth from town of Besh-Darok, he's taking ever extra perilous dangers. Tauric has been topped Emperor but suppose more and more powerless to steer occasions. melancholy starts to taint his each determination. Keren Asherol continues to be haunted via her shattering stumble upon with one of many Daemonkind, whereas her dual, the mirrorchild Nerek, is dogged by means of sinister omens. and much to the north the Shadowking Byrnak broods on his towertop. Mistrustful of his fellow-Shadowkings and harried via a ghostly fragment of the Lord of Twilight, he is aware he needs to totally overwhelm the Imperial remnants and their allies, regardless of the powers of the goddess Earthmother.

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The Hope of Elantris

By Brandon Sanderson

The subsequent is a brief tale I wrote within the Elantris international again in January of 2006. At that time, Elantris had in basic terms been out in shops for roughly seven or 8 months, yet i really hadn't written whatever new at the tale or global for the reason that 2000, while I'd entire the 1st draft of the unique e-book. This tale was once initially published on the market on; as soon as the agreement with them ran out, I published it here.

There have been continually a number of holes within the manuscript the place i made a decision to not comprise viewpoints or sections of clarification within the identify of streamlining, rather on the finish. behind my brain, I knew what occurred. This tale talks approximately a type of holes; it's intended to be learn after you've accomplished the unconventional and occurs in the course of the occasions of the climax. within the annotation, I've written a different rationalization of why I wrote this piece. a few of you could locate it attention-grabbing to learn this prior to time; I positioned it within the annotation, although, as i do know others might fairly benefit from the tale with out bias previously, then learn my techniques in a while. both approach, in case you haven't learn the unconventional Elantris, this includes significant spoilers. could I recommend interpreting the ebook first? This tale won't paintings in any respect for you if you happen to haven't.

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The Price of Valor (The Shadow Campaigns)

By Django Wexler

In the newest Shadow Campaigns novel, Django Wexler maintains his “epic fable of army could and magical conflict,” (Library Journal) following The Shadow Throne and The Thousand Names.

After the king’s loss of life, battle has come to Vordan. The Deputies-General, led by means of a traitor-seeking zealot, has taken keep an eye on. Queen Raesinia Orboan is sort of powerless because the executive tightens its grip and assassins threaten her existence. Unwilling to determine the rustic come lower than one other tyranny, she units out to show the tide of history.
because the Sworn Church brings the powers of the continent to warfare opposed to Vordan, common Janus wager Vhalnich bargains a route to victory. iciness Ihernglass, newly promoted to command a regiment, has reunited together with her lover and her buddies simply to stand the possibility of major them into bloody battle.
And the enemy is not only armed with muskets and cannon. darkish clergymen of an historical order, wielding forbidden magic, have infiltrated Vordan to forestall Janus by means of no matter what capability necessary....

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Deryni Checkmate

By Katherine Kurtz

Greater than thirty years in the past, Katherine Kurtz replaced the face of myth with the Deryni Chronicles. In 2005, Ace released a newly revised and increased Deryni Checkmate in hardcover. Now, that version comes in mass marketplace for the 1st time.

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Scourge of the Betrayer: Bloodsounder's Arc Book One

By Jeff Salyards

Many stories are instructed of the Syldoon Empire and its fearsome infantrymen, who're identified during the global for his or her treachery and atrocities. a few say that the Syldoon devour virgins and infants -- or maybe their very own moms. Arkamondos, a bookish younger scribe, suspects that the Syldoon's dire attractiveness could have grown within the retelling, yet he is approximately to determine for himself. employed to chronicle the exploits of a band of rugged Syldoon warriors, Arki reveals himself either apprehensive and desirous about the men's enigmatic chief, Captain Braylar Killcoin. A secretive, mercurial determine haunted through the stories of these he is killed together with his lethal flail, Braylar has already disposed of no less than one impertinent scribe... and Arki can be subsequent. Archiving the mundane doings of millers and retailers used to be tedious, yet at the very least it used to be secure. As Arki heads off on a mysterious project into components unknown, within the corporation of the coarse, bloody-minded Syldoon,he is promised an opportunity to eventually list an historical event worth the telling, yet first he needs to continue to exist the event! A gripping army delusion within the culture of Glen cook dinner, Scourge of the Betrayer explores the brutal politics of Empire-and the searing impression of violence and darkish magic on a man's soul.

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Hereward: The Devil's Army (Hereward, Book 2)

By James Wilde

1067. The conflict of Hastings has been misplaced; Harold Godwinsson is lifeless. The iron fist of William the Bastard has started to squeeze the lifestyles out of britain. Villages are torched and males, ladies and youngsters placed to the sword because the Norman king makes an attempt to impose his merciless will upon this unruly nation.

But there's one that stands within the method of the invader's savagery. he's known as Hereward. he's a warrior and grasp tactician and as adept at slaughter because the imposter who sits upon the throne. And he's England's final hope.

In a Fenlands castle of water and wild wooden, Hereward's resistance is simmering.

His military of outcasts grows via the day - a devil's military that emerges out of the mists and the evening, leaving dying in its wake.

But William isn't really simply cowed. less than the command of his ruthless deputy, Ivo Taillebois - the fellow they name 'the Butcher' - the Norman forces will do no matter what it takes to overwhelm the rebels, whether it skill razing England to the ground.

Here then is the story of the bloodiest uprising England has ever recognized - the start of an epic fight that might echo down the years..

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Bridge of Dreams (Ephemera, Book 3)

By Anne Bishop

Return to New York occasions bestselling writer Anne Bishop's Ephemera, a global of wierd and magical landscapes attached purely through bridges—bridges which could delivery you the place you actually belong, instead of the place you must go.

When wizards threaten Glorianna Belladonna and her paintings to maintain Ephemera balanced, her brother, Lee, sacrifices himself to be able to keep her—and finally ends up an Asylum inmate within the urban of imaginative and prescient, far-off from all he knows.

But a darkness is spreading via imaginative and prescient, confusing the Shamans who guard it—and Lee is the one person who can shed any gentle on its mysteries....


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The Diamond Throne (The Elenium)

By David Eddings

Sparhawk, Pandion Knight, and Queen's Champion have lower back to Elenia after ten years of exile, in basic terms to discover younger Queen Ehlanda trapped in a block of ensorcelled crystal. As Sparhawk units out to discover a medication for Ehlana, he discovers that simply he can defeat the evil plots that threaten her rule....

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Liberator (Dragons of Starlight)

By Bryan Davis

For years, stories of


from one other international kidnapping and enslaving people were circulating in Jason Masters’ global, whereas for a slave woman named Koren, the tales of a human international appear natural fable. jointly, those adolescents might want to bridge planets for you to overthrow the draconic risk and produce the misplaced slaves home.

The Time Has Come

As the long-awaited invasion of human forces looms, Jason, Koren, and Elyssa fight to alert the warriors to an unexpected risk on this planet of Starlight—a lethal ailment that already has Koren in its grip. Starlighter Cassabrie harbors a mystery she believes can counter the dragon king Taushin’s most recent maneuverings, yet she will divulge little of her dicy plan. As Cassabrie fights to save lots of her humans, the dragon Magnar works to maneuver the Starlight prophecy in his prefer. His activities can make the plight of people much more perilous.

Wishing simply to unfastened the slaves and produce peace, a number of younger warriors are poised to stand 3 armies as they conflict for regulate of 2 worlds. Can love, religion, and braveness be adequate? Will Cassabrie be humanity’s final hope?

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