Month: February 2017

Leaves of Flame by Benjamin Tate

By Benjamin Tate

Colin has turn into a grasp of 3 of the 5 magics, and has talented the human, Dwarren, and Alvritshai races with magical protecting bushes. however the strength of the darkish spirits is spreading regardless of this. Can Colin unite the races in contrast threat and forestall their enemy from whole keep watch over of the land's magic?

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The Taken (Celestial Blues, Book 1) by Vicki Pettersson

By Vicki Pettersson

Griffin Shaw was once a PI, yet that was once again whilst gumshoes hoofed the streets . . . and he used to be nonetheless alive. Fifty years later, he's an angel, yet that doesn't make him a saint. One small mistake has altered destiny, and now he's been dumped again onto the mortal mudflat to assemble one other soul—Katherine "Kit" Craig, a journalist whose newest research is ready to get her clipped.

Bucking heavenly orders, Grif refuses to allow the sable-haired siren come to hurt. along with, holding her bargains an opportunity to resolve the secret of his personal unsolved murder—and dole out a few past due payback for the loss of life of his cherished spouse, Evie.

Joining forces, package and Grif's look for solutions leads past the blinding lighting of the Strip into the darkish middle of an evil conspiracy. yet a ruthless killer decided to smash them isn't Grif's greatest possibility. His growing to be charm to equipment may perhaps rate them either their lives, besides the reply to the haunting query of his lengthy afterlife .

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The Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi

By Amish Tripathi

1900 BC. In what glossy Indians mistakenly name the Indus Valley Civilisation. The population of that interval known as it the land of Meluha a close to ideal empire created many centuries past by means of Lord Ram, one of many maximum monarchs that ever lived. This as soon as proud empire and its Suryavanshi rulers face critical perils as its fundamental river, the respected Saraswati, is slowly drying to extinction. additionally they face devastating terrorist assaults from the east, the land of the Chandravanshis. To make concerns worse, the Chandravanshis seem to have allied with the Nagas, an ostracised and sinister race of deformed people with awesome martial abilities. the single wish for the Suryavanshis is an historic legend: whilst evil reaches epic proportions, whilst all turns out misplaced, while it seems that your enemies have triumphed, a hero will emerge. Is the rough-hewn Tibetan immigrant Shiva, rather that hero? And does he are looking to be that hero in any respect? Drawn all of sudden to his future, by way of responsibility in addition to by means of love, will Shiva lead the Suryavanshi vengeance and ruin evil?

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Morningstar by David Gemmell

By David Gemmell

Because the Angostin conflict hordes surge over the Southern Borders of the Highlands, the bandit, Jarek Mace, and his good friend, the magicker and bard Owen Odell locate themselves in a rustic in determined want of heroes. The invaders haven't any admire for individual or position, stealing and laying waste to every thing of their direction. at the back of them evil sorcery is unleashed as a mad necromancer brings again to halflife the eons-dead Vampyre Kings. in simple terms Mace has the braveness to face as much as the Angostins and the Undead: quickly he's hailed as a determine of fantasy, the mythical Morningstar come to save lots of his humans once again. yet just one individual relatively is aware Mace: Odell recalls how the now recognized bandit was yet a thief and philanderer, who may as quickly minimize a handbag string or a throat for the cost of a meal. because the ultimate climactic conflict techniques and unusual manifestations take place, Odell wonders which of the 2 Maces will triumph: the self-serving thief or the saviour of his humans, the Morningstar.

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The Gathering Storm (The Wheel of Time, Book 12) by Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson

By Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson

Tarmon Gai'don, the final conflict, looms. And mankind isn't ready.

The ultimate quantity of the Wheel of Time, A reminiscence of Light, used to be partly written through Robert Jordan ahead of his premature passing in 2007. Brandon Sanderson, New York Times bestselling writer of the Mistborn books, was once selected through Jordan's editor---his spouse, Harriet McDougal---to entire the ultimate publication. The scope and dimension of the quantity used to be such that it could actually now not be contained in one booklet, and so Tor proudly offers The amassing Storm because the first of 3 novels that may make up A reminiscence of Light. This brief series will entire the fight opposed to the Shadow, bringing to an in depth a trip began nearly 20 years in the past and staining the realization of the Wheel of Time, the preeminent fable epic of our era.

In this epic novel, Robert Jordan's foreign bestselling sequence starts its dramatic end. Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, struggles to unite a fractured community of kingdoms and alliances in instruction for the final conflict. As he makes an attempt to halt the Seanchan encroachment northward---wishing he may shape not less than a brief truce with the invaders---his allies watch in terror the shadow that seems turning out to be in the center of the Dragon Reborn himself.

Egwene al'Vere, the Amyrlin Seat of the insurgent Aes Sedai, is a captive of the White Tower and topic to the whims in their tyrannical chief. As days tick towards the Seanchan assault she is familiar with is approaching, Egwene works to carry jointly the disparate factions of Aes Sedai whereas offering management within the face of accelerating uncertainty and melancholy. Her struggle will turn out the mettle of the Aes Sedai, and her clash will make a decision the way forward for the White Tower---and probably the area itself.

The Wheel of Time turns, and a while come and go. What used to be, what's going to be, and what's, may possibly but fall less than the Shadow.

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Shadow's Son (Shadow Saga, Book 1) by Jon Sprunk

By Jon Sprunk

In Othir, he used to be on the most sensible of the foodstuff chain. An murderer past evaluate. a gloomy shadow within the evening. yet Caim left that lifestyles in the back of whilst he helped an empress declare her throne. And now his prior has come calling back. looking for the reality at the back of the homicide and disappearance of his mom and dad, Caim discovers a land in thrall to the Shadow. Haunted by means of temptations from the opposite aspect, he turns into mired in a conflict he doesn't are looking to struggle. yet there are a few things a son of the Shadow can't forget about, and a few fights from which he can't run. during this conflict, all of Caim's energy and talent won't be sufficient. For none can face up to the Shadow's trap . . .

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Shattered (The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 7) by Kevin Hearne

By Kevin Hearne

Acclaimed writer Kevin Hearne makes his hardcover debut with the hot novel in his epic city myth sequence starring the unforgettable Atticus O'Sullivan.

For approximately thousand years, there has been just one Druid left strolling the Earth--Atticus O'Sullivan, the Iron Druid, whose sharp wit and sharp sword saved him alive whereas pursued via a pantheon of opposed deities. Now he's obtained company.

Atticus's apprentice Granuaile is finally a whole Druid herself. What's extra, Atticus has defrosted an archdruid some time past frozen in time, a father determine (of varieties) who now is going via the trendy an identical of his outdated Irish identify: Owen Kennedy. And Owen has a few catching as much as do.

Atticus takes excitement within the function reversal, because the pupil is now the instructor. among busting Atticus's chops and attempting to fathom a mobile phone, Owen also needs to research English. For Atticus, the jury's nonetheless out on no matter if the wily outdated coot might be an asset within the epic conflict with Norse god Loki--or simply a soreness within the arse.

But Atticus isn't the one one with daddy matters. Granuaile faces a very good problem: to exorcise a sorcerer's spirit that's owning her father in India. despite the aid of the witch Laksha, Granuaile should be dealing with a crushing defeat.

As the trio of Druids bargains with pestilence-spreading demons, bacon-loving yeti, fierce flying foxes, and frenzied Fae, they're hoping that this time . . . three's a charm.

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Moonheart by Charles de Lint

By Charles de Lint

While Sara and Jamie chanced on the probably usual artifacts, they sensed the pull of a dim and far away position. a global of mists and forests, of old magics, legendary beings, ageless bards...and stressed evil.

Now, with their pals and enemies alike--Blue, the biker; Keiran, the people musician; the Inspector from the RCMP; and the mysterious Tom Hengyr--Sara and Jamie are drawn into this enchanted land throughout the portals of Tamson condominium, that sprawling downtown edifice that straddles worlds.

Sweeping from historic Wales to the streets of Ottawa this present day, Moonheart will front you with its story of this global and the opposite one on the very fringe of sight...and the unforgettable humans stuck up within the affairs of either. A story of song, and bikes, and fey folks past the shadows of the moon. A story of real magic; the story of Moonheart.

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