The first novel in the epic sword & sorcery series readers are comparing to Robert Jordan and Terry Brooks. A #1 Fantasy Bestseller Loren dreams of escaping her cruel parents and becoming a great thief: Nightblade, a warrior of darkness and a champion of the light. Following the fugitive sorcerer Xain out of her forest home, she wears a stolen noble's cloak of fine black cloth and carries a dagger the world has not seen in centuries--a blade that can turn enemies to allies when she least expects it. Yet something keeps her from using that dagger to take a life. Soon she crosses paths with the smuggler family of Yerrin, invoking their wrath by stealing their most precious treasure. Yerrin's reach is long, and they will not stop until they silence Loren forever. If she can survive, Loren may become the most infamous thief in the world. But if she fails, she will be only the first to burn in a war that threatens all the nine lands. The Nightblade Epic is a #1 fantasy bestseller, hailed as one of the best new sword and sorcery books in years. Your journey begins here. JOIN TENS OF THOUSANDS OF READERS ON AN EPIC ADVENTURE.
A Book of Underrealm
Author: Garrett Robinson,Karen Conlin
The Academy Killer Returns The Academy is in mourning after students and instructors alike have been murdered in its halls, but the killer is now far away across the nine kingdoms--or so they believe. When Ebon learns of a new threat within the Academy, he and his friends must work quickly to stop it--for if anyone knows the terrible secret they conceal, they could all be put to death. As the school's danger looms, and Ebon faces increasing suspicion from the new Dean, he must infiltrate the family Yerrin and learn a dark truth if he hopes to survive. The pulse-pounding conclusion to the first Academy Journals trilogy will keep you up through the night to the very last page.
A Book of Underrealm
Author: Garrett Robinson,Karen Conlin
In and out of the Alliances, a new evil is on the rise—an evil whose attacks forced the postponement of the Joint Alliance Conclave nearly a year earlier. During the attacks, some of those who fought the evil saw things that couldn't be explained—things that were considered myth—until now. Sorcery. Necromancy. The wielding of power never seen before. The target? Every world, in or out of the Alliances. The best hope to combat this evil? A blind man, who sees everything. —Private Journal of Bryan Riley News Administrator, Le-Ath Veronis
Author: Connie Suttle
Publisher: SubtleDemon Publishing, LLC
Can love’s spell banish the darkest evil? Trapped. Held prisoner by an ancient prophecy, a witch prays for death, for some escape from her life of endless torture. Until one touch from her true mate gives her hope. But can a witch without magic really save the world? Can two damaged souls heal one another? When all hope fades, can a man thought long dead find the key to saving the world? Join witches, devils, and humans on this epic adventure through all four books of the By the Fates series. Stay up all night with over 1000 pages full of magic, fated mates, passion, and a thrilling final battle that will leave you breathless. Start reading today! Warning: The first few chapters of By the Fates, Freed include graphic scenes of physical and sexual torture. They are intended to be difficult to read and should not be read by sensitive readers. Please check out the Look Inside or Preview feature before purchasing.
Author: Patricia D. Eddy
Publisher: Patricia D. Eddy
Four strangers. A shared moment long forgotten. A bond forged in desperation. On the first day of the Festival of Counting, the beginning of the royal census that takes place every ten years, the royal city is filled to overflowing. Everyone is happy, excited, and proud to be counted amongst those who live in the glorious kingdom of Orhanis. Then a demon strikes, killing thousands in mere seconds and leveling the city. As the royal castle burns, only four men remain to drive the demon away-and in their desperation, accidentally bind themselves together in a legendary Oath, unable to part ways until they find and kill the demon once and for all. Mahzan, the King's Jester, an orphan who clawed his way to the top and hides a fearsome magic... Sule, the notorious North Captain, who sacrificed everything to live as a strong, capable, highly respected man... Cemal, a priest who traveled the continent bent on revenge and now lives lost... and Binhadi, the mercurial shadow mage with a dark history and bloody ties to the throne... Four men used to standing apart, standing alone, who must learn to stand together if they hope to save themselves and all of Orhanis.
Author: Megan Derr
Publisher: Less Than Three Press
Against all odds, Eskandar and his bunch of ragtag youngsters have managed to capture a powerful Qoori fourmaster warship, and used her cannons to blow up the pirate harbor of Brisa. Victory! But his enemies won’t give the young wyrmcaller time to bask in the glory of a job well done, and soon the voice of Teodar in his head summons him north, where new and even more powerful pirates create havoc on the seas. Two thousand miles north... that means finding a new base for his army of kids. Teodar sends them by airship to Smalkand, a deserted cave system on the coast of their own Pasandir Peaks. On arrival, Eskandar and his companions discover their new home harbors some surprises... Once inside Smalkand Keep, and with his main force in the ships still days away, Eskandar and his small group find themselves under attack from Bokkaners and other minions of their ultimate nemesis, the lich lord. New adventures in the mighty, snowcapped Peaks, at sea, and in the rich lands of the Hizmyran kingdom await our heroes in ‘The Bokkaners of the North’, the third book of Wyrms of Pasandir.
Author: Paul E. Horsman
Publisher: Red Rune Books
Kase-san and Morning Glory is the debut release of Hiromi Takashima's ongoing yuri series about the first love, high school romance between the clumsy, flower-adoring Yamada and the exuberant Kase-san, the school's track and field star. This multi-volume yuri manga series consists of standalone volumes that can be read in any order, making this the perfect edition for oneshot readers and series collectors alike. Yamada may be shy and rather clumsy, but the flower gardens at her school have always brought her happiness. Suddenly, a different sort of beauty catches her eye--the vivacious track star, Kase-san. Although the two girls don't seem to have much in common, they soon start a romance where each must learn an important lesson in tending their budding relationship. Can the two girls, so different from each other, learn how to make their first love blossom?
Author: Hiromi Takashima
Publisher: Seven Seas
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
A complete guide to playing D&D in the ice and snow. This 4-color supplement begins a new series of releases that focus on how the environment can affect D&D gameplay in every capacity. Frostburn contains rules on how to adapt to hazardous cold-weather conditions, such as navigating terrain with snow and ice and surviving in bitter cold or harsh weather. There are expanded rules for environmental hazards and manipulation of cold weather elements, as well as new spells, feats, magic items, and prestige classes. New monsters associated with icy realms are included, as well as variants on current monsters. There is enough adventure material included for months of gameplay.
Mastering the Perils of Ice and Snow
Author: Wolfgang Baur,James Jacobs,George Strayton
Alex Verus is tracking down dangerous magical items unleashed into the world by Dark Mages - however, when the Light Council decide they need his help in negotiating with the perpetrators, Alex must use all his cunning and magic to strike a deal. The ninth novel in the urban fantasy series which began with Fated - the Alex Verus novels are magic-filled fan favourites, perfect for readers of Jim Butcher and Ben Aaronovitch.
An Alex Verus Novel from the New Master of Magical London
Author: Benedict Jacka
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: White Wolf Publishing Inc
Publisher: White Wolf Pub
"With an iron fist, the Great Library controls the knowledge of the world, ruthlessly stamping out all rebellion and in the name of the greater good forbidding the personal ownership of books. Jess Brightwell has survived his introduction to the sinister, seductive world of the Library, but serving in its army is nothing like what he envisioned. His life and the lives of those he cares for have been altered forever. His best friend is lost, and Morgan, the girl he loves, is locked away in the Iron Tower, doomed to a life apart from everything she knows. Embarking on a mission to save one of their own, Jess and his band of allies make one wrong move and suddenly find themselves hunted by the Library's deadly automata and forced to flee Alexandria, all the way to London. But Jess's home isn't safe anymore. The Welsh army is coming, London is burning, and soon Jess must choose between his friends, his family, and the Library, which is willing to sacrifice anything and anyone in the search for ultimate control"--
Author: Rachel Caine
Category: Young Adult Fiction
One guild ravages the streets. Teysa leads another to "cleanse" them. And Agrus Kos doesn't give a damn. But as he watches the guilds nip and tear at each other like snakes . . . something clicks. Now his mind is clear, as are his options. A disaster grows under the city's crowded streets. He knows what he must do. From the Paperback edition.
Author: Cory Herndon
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast