Category: Contemporary Fantasy

  • The Drums of Doom: Part 2 of The Duaredheim Staff Saga by Erik D.J. O'Brien

    By Erik D.J. O'Brien

    The Son of Odin needs to conquer the 3 demanding situations of Azamod. First, he needs to swim around the Sea of unending Torment. moment, he needs to climb to the tallest height of the top mountain in Hell and defeat the Son of Azamod. finally, he needs to locate my liked Marie, unencumber her from her felony and convey her to me. merely then will he have fulfilled my Quests 3. Erik D.J. O'Brien's The Duaredheim employees Saga, of which this booklet is the second one half, includes excerpts from The Chronicles of Olak Tempestus, describing intimately the activities and plans of Vlad's revolutionaries, and their taking of hostages most beneficial to the Fermen's hearts. It additionally introduces John Elias Anderson of Monson, WWII veteran, wounded at Capri Leone, Sicily on August 10, 1943, and eternally immortalized during this paintings as Sir John. It then completes the fateful story of the Party's perilous trip during the "Secret Way," as they stick to the enchanted pull of the finding Scepter, and descend into the uncharted depths of Underearth. showing braveness and the unquenchable spirit of squaddies, they meet probability head on, encountering the poor Darg, and fighting for his or her lives within the Halls of the lifeless. keeping the "Gem of the Staff," they race to obtain the remainder of the artifact and retailer their international. Captured, they arrange to satisfy their dooms within the gladiatorial area ahead of the hundreds of thousands of Vlad's military. ultimately assembly their nemesis, they attempt to thwart his diabolical plan.
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  • Sea of Rust by C. Robert Cargill

    By C. Robert Cargill

    A scavenger robotic wanders within the desolate tract created by means of a warfare that has destroyed humanity during this evocative post-apocalyptic robotic western from the seriously acclaimed writer, screenwriter, and famous movie critic.

    Humankind is extinct. burnt up in an international rebellion by way of the very machines made to serve them. Now the area is managed via One international Intelligences - massive mainframes that experience assimilated the minds of thousands of robots.

    But now not all robots are prepared to cede their individuality, and Brittle - a loner and scavenger, targeted completely on survival - is likely one of the holdouts.

    Only, individuality comes at a cost, and after a near-deadly come across with one other AI, Brittle is pressured to hunt sanctuary. hard whilst an OWI has made up our minds to put siege to the closest secure urban.

    Critically broken, Brittle has to carry it jointly lengthy adequate to discover the basic infrequent elements to make maintenance - yet as a robot's CPU steadily deteriorates, all their previous thoughts resurface. For Brittle, that suggests one haunting reminiscence particularly . . .

    Sea of Rust boldly imagines a destiny during which no wish may still stay, and but a humanlike AI strives to discover goal one of the ruins.

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  • Mimi and the Magic Pea by Leo Franz

    By Leo Franz

    "This is the story of a family's odyssey. Mimi is attempting to right and maintain her identified international, as she and her acquaintances embroil themselves in an area conflict. Layers of intrigue come to mild, because the summer season closes out and Mimi's adolescent temperament takes her for a roller-coaster experience. loss of life, betrayal and the manipulations of an ever-watching witch, push Mimi into offerings that placed her associates, mom and dad, siblings, puppy and self at risk.
    The magic of early life is solid prior to the darker backdrops of sorcery, greed and revenge. Will the resiliency of kids be triumphant, or can help be needed?
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  • The Water of the Wondrous Isles (1897) by William Morris

    By William Morris

    This early paintings via William Morris used to be initially released in 1899 and we're now republishing it with a new introductory biography. William Morris was once born in London, England in 1834. Arguably most sensible often called a cloth fashion designer, he based a layout partnership which deeply prompted the ornament of church buildings and houses through the early twentieth century. even if, he's additionally thought of an enormous Romantic author and pioneer of the fashionable myth style, being an instantaneous impact on authors resembling J. R. R. Tolkien. in addition to fiction, Morris penned poetry and essays. we're republishing those vintage works in cheap, top of the range, smooth variants, utilizing the unique textual content and artwork.
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  • Feast of the Black Phoenix by Herman Lloyd Bruebaker

    By Herman Lloyd Bruebaker

    After enlisting in Theta’s ultra-secretive intelligence, usa Marine Bruce Sherman didn’t learn about the diabolic schemes that might hurl him into the shadowy nightmarish global of demons. purely weeks earlier than he had effectively fought Forcas’ evils in bloody battles alongside Russia’s jap entrance. Rumors of a sinister ceremonial dinner of the Black Phoenix that was once celebrated each 400 years rumbled amidst the viciousness of the Nineteen Forties. In Lisbon he came upon clues that lead him into the Carpathian Mountains. There he encountered terrors now not believed attainable. Matching wits with Forcas’ Sisters of the Veil, battling ghouls and vampires, and suffering opposed to the strolling lifeless he needs to cease this ritual from maturing. In a valley the place time is suspended, Bruce discovers he needs to struggle evil by itself turf. looking deep into his personal attention for recommendations this turned tough due to his personal disbelief. once more the Allied secret agent needs to forge an unpredictable alliance with Hitler’s armies to achieve access into German occupied territory.
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  • Betoverkind (Schijfwereldreeks) (Dutch Edition) by Terry Pratchett,Venugopalan Ittekot

    By Terry Pratchett,Venugopalan Ittekot

    `Wat is het hier kaal,' zei Conina.
    `Wat ik maar niet begrijp,' zei Niezel, `als wij nu in het lampje zitten dat ik vastheb, dan moet de ik in het lampje weer een kleiner lampje hebben waarin weer een-'
    De djinn wuifde dringend. `Niet over praten!' commandeerde hij. `Alsjeblieft.'
    Weer is het Rinzwind, de hopeloze tovenaar, die met tegenzin opdraaft om de schijf te redden. Hij moet voorkomen dat de hoed van de Aartskanselier terechtkomt op het hoofd van de achtste zoon van een achtste zoon van een achtste zoon - dat is een tovenaar in het kwadraat, een betovernaar.
    Niezel, aankomend Barbaarse held, en het welgevormde kapstertje Conina (en niet te vergeten: de Bagage) staan hem terzijde bij zijn tocht, een queeste die hem tot helemaal in het verre Klatsch brengt...
    Compleet met vliegend tapijt en geïnspireerde dichtkunst.
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  • Avakonien: Das Geheimnis der verschwundenen Zauberer (German by Mark Zembro

    By Mark Zembro

    Und plötzlich tauchen seltsame zwei Männer auf. Sie stellen sonderbare Fragen und stehlen eine geheimnisvolle Kiste.
    Leander und Syra nehmen die gefährliche Verfolgung auf. Für Syra ist die Kiste von unschätzbarem Wert, weil sie das einzige ist, was once Syra von ihrer toten Mutter geblieben war.
    Leander und Syra geraten in die mittelalterliche Welt Avakonien, in der der zerbrechliche Frieden zwischen Rittern und Zauberern bedroht ist. Während ein heftiger Kampf um die Kiste entbrennt, müssen sie verheimlichen, woher sie kommen und wer sie sind.
    Und immer mehr Fragen türmen sich auf: was once ist in der Kiste? Warum wollen die Männer die Kiste haben? Und was once will der zwielichtige Zauberjunge, der ihnen seine Hilfe anbietet?
    Während des Kampfes um die Kiste dämmert Leander und Syra, dass ihr eigenes Schicksal eng mit dem Frieden in Avakonien verknüpft ist und schon immer war…
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  • Eradonis: Legend of the Black Rose by Narisha Rajnandan

    By Narisha Rajnandan

    whilst sorceress in education Odeya visits an enchanted temple in Aradeya woodland, Priestess Haniel offers her with the Lexion, an historic ebook of spells. Odeya is set to depart whilst she hears her identify known as and notices an odd gentle less than the statue of Adonis, the god of struggle. interest takes her less than the temple the place she discovers a strong employees and a be aware that reads: “The trip to the Black Rose has begun.” Odeya is mystified. The Black Rose is just a fairytale, isn’t it? The perilous trip she is ready to adopt, besides the fact that, will end up her useless wrong.
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  • The A.R.EX. Origin by Angelo Facchin

    By Angelo Facchin

    "It has been 5 years because the A.R.EX. project’s first genetics test to create a brand new breed of super-efficient reptilian squaddies. Rivers, a newly created being, feels misplaced within the human global, harassed by way of his construction, actual visual appeal, and the truth of his nonexistent id and prior existence as Erikson Meyers. As he attempts to take pleasure in his lifestyles residing as Alex Rivers in ny urban, he has no concept that an individual available in the market hates him sufficient to smash his life.

    As Arex makes an attempt to exist peacefully, clear of the prying eyes of the eternally hungry paparazzi, a brand new humanoid reptile stalks the homeless, assaulting and robbing the blameless of what little they've got. because the FBI starts an research to spot the offender, Arex is the most obvious suspect, considering there are not any different reptilian infantrymen like him out there—or so that they imagine. quickly, even if, they need to face the terrible chance that somebody has been in a position to mirror the key A.R.EX. serum.

    In this gripping tale, a compelling case unfolds as Arex Rivers is reluctantly thrown again into the highlight and faces the truth that he will not be the single one among his kind."
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  • Verbrand (Het huis van de nacht) (Dutch Edition) by PC Cast,Kristin Cast,Henny van Gulik

    By PC Cast,Kristin Cast,Henny van Gulik

    Drie meisjes spelen met vuur, en als ze niet oppassen, zal iedereen zich branden... Het zijn onheilspellende tijden in het Huis van de Nacht. Zoey Redbirds ziel is verbrijzeld. Nu alles waar ze voor stond uiteenvalt en haar hart gebroken is, verlangt ze ernaar om voorgoed in het hiernamaals te blijven. Zoey's krachten nemen snel af en het lijkt er niet op dat ze zichzelf op tijd bijeen kan rapen om naar haar vrienden terug te keren en de zaken weer op orde te brengen. Stark is de enige levende persoon die haar kan bereiken, maar hij moet wel een manier vinden om dat te doen. Volgens de Hoge Raad van Vampiers zal hij moeten sterven, maar dan zal Zoey de strijd zeker opgeven. En er resten nog slechts zeven dagen...Dan verschijnt 'beste vriendin voor altijd' Stevie Rae op het toneel. Ze houdt een geheim verborgen dat mogelijk de sleutel is om Zoey terug te halen, maar tegelijkertijd dreigt haar hele wereld uiteen te spatten.
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