By Barbara Erskine
The eagerly awaited new novel via the writer of woman OF HAY and apartment OF ECHOES is the tale of a lady trapped within the flawed time. deserted through her 20th century lover, she plots a poor revenge on him and his kin. Adam Craig is fourteen while, close to an remoted Celtic stone within the wild Scottish Highlands, he meets Brid, whose unique, gypsy-like gown and unusual attitudes fascinate him. They turn into acquaintances, then, in time, passionate enthusiasts. Brid leads him, unsuspecting, into the 6th century, the place education as a Druid priestess she has mastered their historical mysteries and strong magic. In her obsession with Adam she is noticeable as a traitor by means of her humans and merely escapes dying by means of following Adam via time to Edinburgh, the place he is going to review drugs. because the years move he makes new pals, and unearths new love, inflicting Brid to be ate up through a violent rage that understands no bounds. for 50 years, from Scotland to England to Wales, Brid will hang-out Adam like an evil shadow. it's ultimately Adam's granddaughter, Beth, who is helping observe the key that would loose them from the fear of Brid's curse.
By Sergei Lukyanenko
The moment publication within the the world over bestselling evening Watch series—the powers of Darkness and the forces of sunshine develop in the direction of war.
Tor the earlier a thousand years, the 2 factions of the Others—an historical race of magicians, shape-shifters, vampires, and different supernatural beings—have been locked in an uneasy truce because the powers of Darkness and the forces of sunshine secretly maneuver for the higher hand.
Now within the exciting follow-up to the across the world bestselling Night Watch, we tune individuals of the darkish Others—called the Day Watch and tasked with maintaining the sunshine Others in check—including a tender witch who has had the tragic misfortune of falling in love with a gentle different; a strong warlock suffering to appreciate his goal within the struggle; and a most sensible lieutenant who concerns that Zabulon, the chief of the Day Watch, is making plans to betray him. in the meantime, a forbidden artifact being able to carry the main harmful darkish magician in historical past again to lifestyles has long past missing.
As the inevitable struggle among the forces of Darkness and lightweight threatens to damage modern day Moscow, it turns into transparent that solid and evil are just an issue of perspective.
By Tom Lloyd
A brief tale assortment fleshing out the area of the critically-acclaimed Twilight Reign sequence, an enormous paintings of mature epic fantasy.
The historical past of the Land may perhaps consider the slaughter at Moorview or the horror of Scree's fall, yet there have been different casualties of the key battle opposed to Azaer--more stories surrounding these bloody years that went unrecorded. within the shadow of memorials to the wonderful useless, those ghosts lie quiet and forgotten through all yet a few.
A better half assortment to the Twilight Reign quintet, those 11 tales shine a slightly diverse gentle at the Land. glance previous the armies and politics of the Seven Tribes and you'll find smaller moments that formed the process heritage of their personal method. yet even forgotten secrets and techniques can kill. Even shadows may have claws.
By Brian Daley
Twenty-four hours in the past, Gil MacDonald and his males have been battling off an ambush in a Viet Nam jungle. Now, due to a few type of magic spell, they have been in the midst of this fable land packed with flying dragons, wizard, loopy castles and dispossessed princes. except they discovered the way to break out, they have been doomed to stick right here ceaselessly.
By David Farland
The bestselling epic breaks new ground
After the occasions of Sons of the Oak, Fallion and Jaz, the sons of the good Earth King Gaborn, reside as fugitives of their personal nation, newly invaded and secretly managed by way of supernatural being of final evil. The sons are hiding till they could regain their rightful locations within the land.
Fallion turns out destined to heal the area, and feels the supernatural calling to behave. whilst he calls on his powers to take action even though, whole worlds cave in into one, and each residing factor on either worlds is remodeled into a completely new being―yet nonetheless by some means a similar. Evil is definitely nonetheless an analogous, and should have stimulated this for a bad purpose.
By Terry Pratchett
The moment in a chain of Discworld novels starring the younger witch Tiffany Aching.
Something is coming after Tiffany. . . .
Tiffany Aching is able to start her apprenticeship in magic. She expects spells and magic—not chores and ill-tempered nanny goats! definitely there has to be extra to witchcraft than this!
What Tiffany does not recognize is that an insidious, disembodied creature is pursuing her. This time, neither Mistress Weatherwax (the maximum witch on the earth) nor the fierce, six-inch-high Wee unfastened males can shield her. in spite of everything, it is going to take all of Tiffany's internal power to save lots of herself . . . if it may be performed at all.
By Raymond E. Feist
The bad Emerald Queen is vanquished…but the struggle in Midkemia isn't but gained, because the striking Raymond E. Feist concludes his marvelous Serpentwar Saga with Shards of a damaged Crown—a spellbinding story of magic, clash, and treachery that sees the increase of a brand new risk from the ashes of defeat, an evil poised to strike mercilessly at realm effective yet weakened by way of war. this is often epic delusion experience at its finest—a vintage that stands tall along the easiest works of Terry Goodkind, George R. R. Martin, Terry Brooks and different acclaimed fantasists. Feist once more works his breathtaking magic in Shards of a damaged Crown, and, as consistently, he “brings a brand new global alive” (Portland Oregonian).
By John Norman
Within the continental warfare issues continue apace, to the benefit of Cos. Cabot, and his buddy, Marcus, of Ar's Station, who've been spying for Ar within the Cosian encampments, now search the long-inert forces of Ar, to document received intelligence to their commander, Saphronicus, who proves to be of the treasonous get together of Ar. Cabot and Marcus are put lower than arrest, as spies. basic forces of Ar, mostly inactive in fresh months, are actually to pursue Cosian forces retreating from Ar's Station, during the giant Vosk delta to the ocean. The Cosian forces, despite the fact that, have refrained from the delta and the delta crusade is a ruse to decimate the armed may well of Ar, to take advantage of as a weapon the marshes and swamps of the delta itself, their treacherous, trackless wildernesses and wastes, the quicksand, the bugs, the serpents and reptiles, the neighborhood populations, to convey a last decisive blow to what was the unchallenged attractiveness and tool of Gor's most interesting infantry. Cabot and Marcus, separated, are sentenced as paintings prisoners to accompany the forces of Ar as they input the delta with the expectancy of quickly overtaking and crushing the taking flight contingents of the ubarate of Cos. they're hence first-hand witnesses of the tragedies and dangers, the terrors and miseries, of the ill-fated delta crusade. may still they live to tell the tale the delta either will flip their eyes towards Ar, the seat of treachery. As warriors each one can have his company in that position. Coinciding with the fortieth anniversary of the 1st e-book of the Gorean Saga, TARNSMAN OF GOR, E-Reads is proud to unlock the first actual entire booklet of all Gor books via John Norman, in either print and book variants, together with the long-awaited twenty sixth novel within the saga, WITNESS OF GOR. a number of the unique Gor books were out of print for years, yet their reputation has persevered. each one e-book of this free up has been particularly edited by way of the writer and is a definitive textual content.
By Mercedes Lackey, James Mallory
When Darkness Falls, the 3rd ebook within the Obsidian Trilogy from Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory
A nice operating of untamed Magic and excessive Magic moves on the middle of the Demon Queen's plots, however the human urban, the Golden urban of the Bells, falls farther lower than her sway with every day that passes. And with out the City's excessive Magicians, the Wild Magicians, the Elven military, and all their allies would certainly fall prior to the onslaught of the Demon Queen's malignant warriors.
But all wish isn't misplaced. The Light's younger mages, tempered through conflict, develop ever extra strong. excessive Mage Cilarnen learns an historical mystery that could make him, for a quick, white-hot time, the best mage within the world--unless it kills him.
Jermayan, the 1st Elf-Mage in centuries, has associated with the dragon Ancaladar and rediscovered the swift-as-thought powers of Elven magic, that can reshape mountains and summon lightning from transparent skies.
Knight-Mage Kellen has molded his troops and the Unicorn Knights right into a lethal battling strength. quickly the Elven King and his Commanders placed Kellen's magical presents to their maximum try out, within the ultimate conflict among the Elves, the people, and the Demons.