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Dark or fairytale, comic or romantic - you'll find an out-of-this-world choice in our latest fantasy fiction. Our titles come in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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The Hunt for the Three Roses by Jason Hubbard

The Hunt for the Three Roses

Jason Hubbard

eBook

Change is in the winds in this high-stakes, emotional fantasy adventure! On the run from the army which he once proudly served, Kane Bailey changes his name to Sean, leaving nearly every shred of his old life behind. His old tutor, Master Cypher, helps...

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Journey with the comet by Dana Wayne Haley

Journey with the comet

Dana Wayne Haley

eBook

Leona Haley and Mark Twain-her favorite writer-have something in common. They were born under Halley's Comet, and amazingly Twain died under it too, just 5 days before Leona was born. Upon learning this, the young girl's dreams of performing on Broadway...

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Metaphase by Mitchel Street

Metaphase

Mitchel Street

eBook

When Piper Walker's tyrannical brother Eli murders her mother, leaving Piper Guardian princess of the mature world, she barely has a chance to wrap her mind around her change in status and cope with her tragic loss before before she's forced to discover...

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Seraph by James Hicks

Seraph

James Hicks

eBook

In the hierarchy of Hell, Lilith is at the bottom. She controls no territory nor does she oversee the punishment of The Guilty. She simply lives in her quiet cave with her only companion, Ornias, her demonic slave and only friend. What separates her from...

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The first circle by Paul Perea

The first circle

Paul Perea

eBook

When an unusual death occurs in the village of Arroyo, Mirabella Cortez promises to protect a boy in danger and to find the murderer before he strikes again. But for as clever a witch as Mirabella is, the heinous killer remains one step ahead, and she...

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The curious case of Simon Todd by Vanessa C. Hawkins

The curious case of Simon Todd

Vanessa C. Hawkins

eBook

Simon Todd is an everyday accountant, who after unceremoniously falling from his neighbor's roof, somehow finds himself dead and transformed into a ghost on a quest to find dragon treasure. He is joined on his journey by the horrid scoundrel and guns...

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Becoming a warrior by Moose Tyler

Becoming a warrior

Moose Tyler

eBook

Translated from ancient historical scrolls, Becoming a Warrior is about a girl training to become an Amazon warrior.

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Redemption by Laura Kehoe

Redemption

Laura Kehoe

eBook

Amara wants to get as far away from Alwyn and the Resistance as she can. But when an old foe resurfaces, Amara finds herself diving right back into the fight. Meanwhile, the Resistance struggles to heal from their devastating loss. Can they find the ...

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The shape of rain by Michael B. Koep

The shape of rain

Michael B. Koep

eBook

The Newirth Mythology Trilogy is a wholly original, imaginative and remarkably inventive approach to the thriller genre. Koep's final installment, The Shape of Rain is a poetic, action packed and existential page turner that will leave you haunted and...

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Saboteurs by Ben Peek

Saboteurs

Ben Peek

eBook

Bueralan Le - exiled baron, fighter, saboteur - washes up on strange shores with a stranger mission. Bueralan and his crew have a grand plan: to save a town in this gods-touched land from anarchy, as it heads towards violence and bloodshed. The job will...

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The salt roads by Nalo Hopkinson

The salt roads

Nalo Hopkinson

eAudiobook

With unapologetically sensual prose, Nalo Hopkinson, the Nebula Award-winning author of Midnight Robber, explores slavery through the lives of three historical women touched by a goddess in this "electrifying bravura performance by one of our most im...

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Dark arts and a daiquiri by 1987- author. Annette Marie

Dark arts and a daiquiri

1987- author. Annette Marie

eAudiobook

Annette Marie presents Book 2 of the Guild Codex: Spellbound series.

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King of the road  by R. S. Belcher

King of the road

R. S. Belcher

Book

"Set in R.S. Belcher's urban fantasy Nightwise universe, the Brotherhood of the Wheel returns to explore the haunted byways and truck stops of the U.S. Interstate Highway System in King of the Road. Jimmie Aussapile, Lovina Marcou and Heck Sinclair are...

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Blood of ten kings  by Edward Lazellari

Blood of ten kings

Edward Lazellari

Book

"In this long-awaited conclusion to the Aandor trilogy, The Guardians return to their reality, ill-equipped to fend off Farrenheil's invading soldiers, which have saturated the kingdom. Daniel and Seth must vanquish ancient ghosts to claim the powers...

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North  by Frank Owen

North

Frank Owen

Book

"If a virus doesn't kill you, the South will... The USA has been ravaged by Civil War. It's been thirty years since the first wind-borne viruses ended the war between North and South. While the South has been devastated by disease - the North has eme...

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Death knell  by Hailey Edwards

Death knell

Hailey Edwards

Book

"War burned her. Famine nearly killed her. Now Death is at her heels. After her two worlds clashed apocalyptically, Luce Boudreau needed some time out. But Destiny had other ideas. When bodies begin washing ashore down the Mississippi River, Luce dis...

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The shattered sun  by Rachel Dunne

The shattered sun

Rachel Dunne

Book

"The epic sword-and-sorcery Bound Gods fantasy series comes to its dark conclusion in this thrilling story of a vibrant world whose fate lies in the hands of vengeful gods and bold warriors. The world has been plunged into darkness . . . and only the...

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Strangely beautiful  by Leanna Renee Hieber

Strangely beautiful

Leanna Renee Hieber

Book

"What fortune awaited sweet, timid Percy Parker at Athens Academy? Considering how few of Queen Victoria’s Londoners knew of it, the great Romanesque fortress was dreadfully imposing, and little could Percy guess what lay inside. She had never met the...

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The forbidden land  by Kate Forsyth

The forbidden land

Kate Forsyth

Book

"Once a thief. . After her adventures with the League of the Healing Hand, Finn the Cat finds life at the Castle Rurach boring. Snowbound for the winter and faced with the prospect of being molded into "Lady Fionnghal" by her mother, she pines to be on...

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Burning ashes  by James (Novelist) Bennett

Burning ashes

James (Novelist) Bennett

Book

"The uneasy truce between the human and the mythical world has shattered. Betrayed by his oldest friend, with a tragic death on his hands, there isn't enough whiskey in England to wash away the taste of Ben's guilt. But for a one-time guardian dragon,...

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How long 'til black future month?  by N. K. Jemisin

How long 'til black future month?

N. K. Jemisin

Book

"N. K. Jemisin is one of the most powerful and acclaimed speculative fiction authors of our time. In the first collection of her evocative short fiction, Jemisin equally challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction,...

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The raging one by Lexy Wolfe

The raging one

Lexy Wolfe

eBook

To save their worlds... Still reeling from an ancient war, a select group of the most gifted elite must form an alliance and find a solution before it is too late. But, can these historically incompatible members of the remaining nations cooperate de...

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Blade on the hunt by Lauren Dane

Blade on the hunt

Lauren Dane

eBook

"When you awaken, you will have to find her yourself. Or she will find you."Vampire.

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The dark lord by Jack Heckel

The dark lord

Jack Heckel

eBook

In this hilarious parody of epic fantasy, a young man travels into a dark and magical world, where dwarves, elves, and sorcerers dwell, to restore the balance between good and evil. After spending years as an undercover, evil wizard in the enchanted world...

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Good witch hunting by Dakota Cassidy

Good witch hunting

Dakota Cassidy

eBook

What happens when an ex-witch/medium, an ex-nun, a demon, and a dead British spy meet? Murder!! After a really busy summer, things have settled down for my crew here in Ebenezer Falls. That is until my favorite Spy-Guy, Win has a crazy recollection of...

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Dreadful young ladies and other stories by Kelly Regan Barnhill

Dreadful young ladies and other stories

Kelly Regan Barnhill

eBook

"A stunning collection of reality-bending stories, teeming with uncanny characters whose lives unfold in worlds at once strikingly human and eerily original"--

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Vita nostra by Serhiĭ Di︠a︡chenko

Vita nostra

Serhiĭ Di︠a︡chenko

eBook

Our life is brief . . . The definitive English language translation of the internationally best-selling Russian novel - a brilliant dark fantasy combining psychological suspense, enchantment, and terror that makes us consider human existence in a fresh...

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The shattered sun by Rachel Dunne

The shattered sun

Rachel Dunne

eBook

"The epic sword-and-sorcery Bound Gods fantasy series comes to its dark conclusion in this thrilling story of a vibrant world whose fate lies in the hands of vengeful gods and bold warriors. The world has been plunged into darkness . . . and only the...

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Daughter of the dragon tree by Susanne Aernecke

Daughter of the dragon tree

Susanne Aernecke

eBook

"Two young women, with intertwined fates centuries apart, must protect the secret of the powerful, all-healing mushroom known as amakuna. The gripping story includes mystical visions, shamanic rituals, past lives, an ancient lineage of medicine women,...

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First heroes by R. A. Salvatore

First heroes

R. A. Salvatore

eBook

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DemonWars by R. A. Salvatore

DemonWars

R. A. Salvatore

eBook

Collected together for the first time, the exciting conclusion to New York Times bestselling author R. A. Salvatore's Saga of the First Kings series, set in the world of the DemonWarsIn The Dame, Bransen Garibond, the Highwayman, believes that the two...

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The grimoire of Kensington market by Lauren B. Davis

The grimoire of Kensington market

Lauren B. Davis

eBook

"The downtown core of Toronto is being consumed by elysium, a drug that allows its users to slip through the permeable edges of this world and then consumes them utterly. Peddled by the icy Srebrenka, few have managed to escape the drug and its dealer....

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The shadow gypsy by C. R. Daems

The shadow gypsy

C. R. Daems

eAudiobook

The Shadow Sister Ryana, the very Shadow of Death, is marrying her beloved and joining his gypsy clan. War took her innocence, and now she's determined to rebuild her life. But religious cults are springing up, and the gypsies come under attack. Ryana's...

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Abyss by Bethany Adams

Abyss

Bethany Adams

eAudiobook

A mage out of her element After five hundred years as a magic teacher, Selia thought she'd seen everything. But nothing prepared her for the chaos of her assignment at Braelyn. Assassins, rogue princes, and a grown, half-human student-all had caught her...

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Throne of jade by Naomi Novik

Throne of jade

Naomi Novik

eAudiobook

Captain Will Laurence and his noble dragon Temeraire battle against Bonaparte's invading forces. When China discovers that their rare gift, meant for Napoleon, is now in the hands of the British forces, they demand the return of the dragon.

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The tropic of serpents by Marie Brennan

The tropic of serpents

Marie Brennan

eAudiobook

The thrilling adventure of Lady Trent continues in Marie Brennan's The Tropic of Serpents ... Attentive readers of Lady Trent's earlier memoir, A Natural History of Dragons, are already familiar with how a bookish and determined young woman named Isa...

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Time and again by Jack Finney

Time and again

Jack Finney

eAudiobook

Si Morley is bored with his job as a commercial artist, and his social life doesn't seem to be going anywhere. So when he's approached by an affable ex-football star and told that he's just what the government is looking for to be part of a top secret...

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Treoir dragon hoard by Dianna Love

Treoir dragon hoard

Dianna Love

eAudiobook

While investigating a report of unusual supernatural activity, Belador Alterant Evalle Kincaid suspects a threat stalking her. She unwittingly races into a trap and faces the impossible-she must fight her dragon king to the death, and win, or condemn...

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The raven's shadow by James E. Wisher

The raven's shadow

James E. Wisher

eAudiobook

James E. Wisher presents the fourth book in the Aegis of Merlin series.

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Once upon a mouse by J. A. Zarifian

Once upon a mouse

J. A. Zarifian

eAudiobook

It's a rollicking cat-and-mouse tale, but this time, they're both on the same side-racing against time to save our world and theirs. The task takes on new urgency when they discover that what is at stake is nothing less than the power of Imagination itself....

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Endsinger by Jay Kristoff

Endsinger

Jay Kristoff

eAudiobook

The flames of civil war sweep across the Shima Imperium. Blood turns against blood as the Dragon and Fox clans compete for the empty throne. The traitor Kin walks the halls of Guild power, his destiny only a bloody knife-stroke away. And as the earth...

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Spectred Isle by K. J. Charles

Spectred Isle

K. J. Charles

eAudiobook

Archaeologist Saul Lazenby has been all but unemployable since his disgrace during the War. Now he scrapes a living working for a rich eccentric who believes in magic. Saul knows it's a lot of nonsense ... except that he begins to find himself in inc...

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The unlikeable demon hunter by Deborah Wilde

The unlikeable demon hunter

Deborah Wilde

eAudiobook

Deborah Wilde presents the fourth book in the Nava Katz series.

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Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson

Warbreaker

Brandon Sanderson

eAudiobook

After bursting onto the fantasy scene with his acclaimed debut novel, Elantris, and following up with his blockbuster Mistborn trilogy, Brandon Sanderson proves again that he is today's leading master of what Tolkien called "secondary creation," the ...

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The Queen and I by Sue Townsend

The Queen and I

Sue Townsend

eAudiobook

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City of lies by Sam Hawke

City of lies

Sam Hawke

eAudiobook

Poison. Treachery. Ancient spirits. Sieges. The Poison Wars begin now, with City of Lies, a fabulous epic fantasy debut audiobook by Sam Hawke. I was seven years old the first time my uncle poisoned me...Outwardly, Jovan is the lifelong friend of the...

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Fire in his spirit by Ruby Dixon

Fire in his spirit

Ruby Dixon

eAudiobook

Ruby Dixon presents the fifth book in her Fireblood Dragon Romance series. Contains mature themes.

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Perilous prophecy  by Leanna Renee Hieber

Perilous prophecy

Leanna Renee Hieber

Book

"Cairo in the 1860s is a bustling metropolis where people from all walks of life mix and mingle, mostly in complex harmony. When evil ghosts and unquiet spirits stalk the city's streets, the Guard are summoned - six young men and women of different c...

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Absolute midnight by Clive Barker

Absolute midnight

Clive Barker

eBook

Candy Quackenbush, escaping her dull, dull life from the most boring place in our world, Chickentown, USA, finds that in the Abarat she has another existence entirely, one which links her to marvels and mysteries; and even to murder... In this, the t...

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Abarat by Clive Barker

Abarat

Clive Barker

eBook

She has friends there and she has enemies. As Candy makes her journey between all the islands of the archipelago, she will discover a plot by Christopher Carrion to block out the Sun, Moon and stars to achieve a condition of Permanent Midnight. In order...

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A thunder of war  by Steve McHugh

A thunder of war

Steve McHugh

Book

"There's thunder on the horizon, and the lightning of war is about to strike. After years of struggle, Layla Cassidy has finally mastered the dark powers that threatened to control her and turned them to good. She's ready to fight, but the next battle...

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Choices

Choices

Book

"The Heralds of Valdemar are the kingdom's ancient order of protectors. They are drawn from all across the land, from all walks of life, and at all ages--and all are Gifted with abilities beyond those of normal men and women. They are Mindspeakers, F...

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The fatal gate by Ian Irvine

The fatal gate

Ian Irvine

eAudiobook

The cruel Merdrun, the greatest warriors in the void, have invaded Santhenar but their portal failed, leaving them stranded. They're desperately trying to regain contact with the summon stone so they can reopen the portal and begin the slaughter of h...

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Treoir dragon hoard  by Dianna Love

Treoir dragon hoard

Dianna Love

Book

"While racing to help a friend, Evalle lands in a trap where she's given the unimaginable choice to either destroy her dragon king or condemn everyone she loves to die. Even her Skinwalker mate, Storm, has no way to track her this time. Friendships and...

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The wandering war  by Cindy Dees

The wandering war

Cindy Dees

Book

"Their rebellion in tatters, freedom fighters Raina of Tyrel, White Heart healer, and Will Cobb, woodsman turned battle wizard, race to wake the Sleeping King, who is their only hope to end the evil Kothite Empire. The Sleeping King's enemies are awakening...

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The demon's den and other tales of Valdemar  by Tanya Huff

The demon's den and other tales of Valdemar

Tanya Huff

Book

"In Valdemar, only the true of heart are Chosen to wear the Whites and become Heralds -- guardians who journey throughout the nation upholding justice, making judgments, and combating evil in its many forms. This collection of stories follows the adventures...

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Breach  by W. L. Goodwater

Breach

W. L. Goodwater

Book

"The first novel in a new Cold War fantasy series, where the Berlin Wall is made entirely of magic. When a breach unexpectedly appears in the wall, spies from both sides swarm to the city as World War III threatens to spark. Karen, a young magician with...

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The Librarians and the pot of gold  by Greg Cox

The Librarians and the pot of gold

Greg Cox

Book

"For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandora's Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for...

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A rising moon  by Stephen Leigh

A rising moon

Stephen Leigh

Book

"The second novel in this gripping historical fantasy series, set in an alternate first-century Britain, follows Orla Paorach, freedom fighter and daughter of a Boudica-like warrior. Orla Paorach's life was overturned for the first time when her mother...

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The silver scar  by Betsy Dornbusch

The silver scar

Betsy Dornbusch

Book

"When Trinidad was twelve, his Wiccan parents blew themselves up in an ecoterr attack that killed several Christians. Orphaned and disillusioned, he fled his home and his best friend Castile to become a soldier for the powerful Christian church opera...

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Restoration  by Angela Slatter

Restoration

Angela Slatter

Book

"Walking between the worlds has always been dangerous - but this time V's facing the loss of all she holds dear. Verity Fassbinder thought no boss could be worse than her perfectionist ex-boyfriend - until she grudgingly agreed to work for a psychotic...

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Alice Payne arrives  by Kate Heartfield

Alice Payne arrives

Kate Heartfield

Book

"A disillusioned major, a highwaywoman, and a war raging across time. It's 1788 and Alice Payne is the notorious highway robber, the Holy Ghost. Aided by her trusty automaton, Laverna, the Holy Ghost is feared by all who own a heavy purse. It's 1889 and...

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Empire of sand  by Tasha Suri

Empire of sand

Tasha Suri

Book

"Mehr is a girl trapped between two cultures. Her father comes from the ruling classes of the empire but her mother's people were outcasts, Amrithi nomads who worshipped the spirits of the sands. Caught one night performing these forbidden rites, Mehr...

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Fire And Blood by George R. R. Martin

Fire And Blood

George R. R. Martin

eBook

Set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire, FIRE AND BLOOD is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westeros as told by Archmaester Gyldayn, and chronicles the conquest that united the Seven Kingdoms under Targaryen rule through to...

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Darksoul by Anna Stephens

Darksoul

Anna Stephens

eBook

The Wolves lie dead beside Rilpor's soldiers, slaughtered at the hands of the Mireces and their fanatical army. The veil that once kept the Red Gods at bay has been left in tatters as the Dark Lady's plans for the world come to fruition. Where the gods...

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Magic in the mountains by Donna Kunkel

Magic in the mountains

Donna Kunkel

eBook

Sick and tired of magical men and mayhem, Alex a city witch, pledges to give magic a rest. Her vow is put to the test when she finds herself snowbound with a hunky mortal. She attempts life without magic even when faced with a demonic hen, a cow that...

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Sweet Clematis by R. Cooper

Sweet Clematis

R. Cooper

eBook

Clematis has worked hard to embody every fairy stereotype and be exactly what everyone wants. When a curse prevents him from hiding who he really is, he expects his friends to abandon him. But has happiness been in front of him all along?

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Slender Man

Slender Man

eBook

LAUREN BAILEY HAS DISAPPEARED. As her friends and the police search for answers, Matt Barker begins to dream of trees and black skies and something drawing closer. Through fragments of journals, blog posts and messages, a sinister, slender figure emerges...

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Overseer  by J. Kathleen Cheney

Overseer

J. Kathleen Cheney

Book

"Those who hold the secrets of the Fortresses can remake the world... A new player has arrived at Horn Keep, and it’s up to Amal to decide whether he’s the key to keeping her people safe, or the threat they’ve feared the most. Aulis is, like Dalyan, a...

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They promised me the gun wasn't loaded  by James Alan Gardner

They promised me the gun wasn't loaded

James Alan Gardner

Book

"Only days have passed since a freak accident granted four college students superhuman powers. Now Jools and her friends (who haven't even picked out a name for their superhero team yet) get caught up in the hunt for a Mad Genius's misplaced super-weapon....

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Voyage of the Mourning Dawn by Rich Wulf

Voyage of the Mourning Dawn

Rich Wulf

eBook

For years, rumors have spoken of Ashrem's Legacy, a device beyond imagination. Now a young thief on the streets of Wroat has stumbled upon a clue that may lead to the lost Legacy. To stay alive, she and the crew of the Mourning Dawn must find Ashrem's...

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Genoa by Paul C. Metcalf

Genoa

Paul C. Metcalf

eBook

Genoa is Paul Metcalf's purging of the burden of his relationship to his great-grandfather Herman Melville. In his signature polyphonic style, a storm-tossed Indiana attic becomes the site of a reckoning with the life of Melville; with Columbus, and his...

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Lover behind enemy lines by Liv Olteano

Lover behind enemy lines

Liv Olteano

eBook

Over centuries as a dreamcatcher, Claw has faced his share of enemies, but nothing as ever terrified him as much as his obsession with Nathan, the brother of the caster who is wreaking havoc in his team's territory.

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Deadly rising  by Jeri Westerson

Deadly rising

Jeri Westerson

Book

"When Kylie Strange learns that the Booke may have released not one, but two creatures of horror out into the world, it's up to her to save Moody Bog -- again. Calling upon the devilishly handsome demon Erasmus once more for help, Kylie's determined to...

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Rowankind  by Jacey Bedford

Rowankind

Jacey Bedford

Book

"What do you do with a feral wolf shapechanger who won't face up to his responsibilities? How do you contain magical creatures accidentally loosed into Britain's countryside? How do you convince a crew of barely-reformed pirates to go straight when t...

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