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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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Bloodchild by Anna Stephens

Bloodchild

Anna Stephens

eBook

'If you're a fan of the likes of Joe Abercrombie or George R.R. Martin, then you'll be pleased to learn that Anna Stephens has joined this august pantheon of lovingly horrible and deliciously dark writers' STARBURST Rilporin has fallen and Corvus, King...

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The mythic dream

The mythic dream

eAudiobook

An all-new anthology of eighteen classic myth retellings featuring an all-star lineup of award-winning and critically acclaimed writers. Madeleine L'Engle once said, "When we lose our myths we lose our place in the universe." The Mythic Dream gathers...

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Ash & ambition  by Ari Marmell

Ash & ambition

Ari Marmell

Book

"Trapped by Magic. Trapped by Politics. Trapped by Destiny. Trapped in the form of the knight who supposedly slew him, the dragon Tzavalantsaval - with a loathsome goblin steward as his only true ally - struggles to navigate the Kirresci royal court ...

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Master of restless shadows  by Ginn Hale

Master of restless shadows

Ginn Hale

Book

"Freshly graduated Master Physician Narsi Lif-Tahm has left his home in Anacleto and journeyed to the imposing royal capitol of Cieloalta intent upon keeping the youthful oath he made to a troubled writer. But in the decade since Narsi gave his pledge,...

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Siege & sacrifice  by Charlie N. Holmberg

Siege & sacrifice

Charlie N. Holmberg

Book

"Sandis has finally freed herself from her master and his plans to use her as a vessel for the ancient beast Kolosos. But her master has found a new, impossible vessel: Sandis’s brother, Anon—a brother she long thought dead. Kolosos is ancient, massive,...

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A choir of lies  by Alexandra Rowland

A choir of lies

Alexandra Rowland

Book

"Three years ago, Ylfing watched his master-Chant tear a nation apart with nothing but the words on his tongue. Now Ylfing is all alone in a new realm, brokenhearted and grieving--but a Chant in his own right, employed as a translator to a wealthy merchant...

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Kingdoms of the cursed  by J. Gregory Keyes

Kingdoms of the cursed

J. Gregory Keyes

Book

"Errol Greyson is awake and back in his own body, thanks to his friends Aster the witch and Veronica the half-dead girl. Unfortunately, due to the attempted suicide that led to his months-long coma and temporary reincarnation in Aster's wooden automaton...

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There will come a darkness  by Katy Rose. author. Pool

There will come a darkness

Katy Rose. author. Pool

Book

"For generations the Seven Prophets guided humanity with their visions, ending wars and uniting nations - until the day they vanished, leaving behind the promise of a looming Age of Darkness and the birth of a Prophet who could be the world's salvation...

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Boundless  by R. A. Salvatore

Boundless

R. A. Salvatore

Book

"Split between time and two worlds, Zaknafein had always been conflicted. That inner turmoil was magnified by his inferior position as a male dark elf in the matriarchal drow society. Only his status as one of the greatest warriors - as well as his f...

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The mythic dream

The mythic dream

Book

"Madeleine L'Engle once said, 'When we lose our myths we lose our place in the universe'. The Mythic Dream gathers together eighteen stories that reclaim the myths that shaped our collective past, and use them to explore our present and future. From Hades...

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Bitten  by Melinda Rucker Haynes

Bitten

Melinda Rucker Haynes

Book

"Kristen's fiancé Rick turns into Houdini and pulls a disappearing act. Now years later her husband deserts her for a younger woman. Disgusted with life itself, menopausal to boot, she doesn't know what to do when Rick turns up - still young and hand...

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Nightblade's end  by Ryan Kirk

Nightblade's end

Ryan Kirk

Book

"Exhausted and dispirited, Asa wants only to put the conflicts of the past behind her. But with her home burned to the ground and her people hunted in nearly every corner of the Kingdom, there is no escape. Unlike Koji, who has wholeheartedly pledged...

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Wishful thinking  by Helen Harper

Wishful thinking

Helen Harper

Book

"Muddled magic. Missing faeries. She's having one spell of a day at work... Saffron Sawyer aspires to rise from the magical world's bottom rung. But when her wish to join the renowned Office of Faery Godmothers is granted, bullies make her first day on...

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The ten thousand doors of January  by Alix E. Harrow

The ten thousand doors of January

Alix E. Harrow

Book

"In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut. In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself....

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Good company  by Dale Lucas

Good company

Dale Lucas

Book

"An action-packed fantasy adventure in which two misfit partners team up to work a case in a crime-ridden city filled with orcs, humans, elves, dwarves and mages. In the most dangerous district in the city, Rem and Torval have been perfecting their good...

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Arcana  by Paul Kane

Arcana

Paul Kane

Book

"In an alternate world where real magic exists, its practitioners are hunted down by police officers called M-forcers. But some groups are fighting back! Callum McGuire is a new M-forcer who once worked the quiet streets of London. As an orphan, Callum...

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Brittle midnight  by Helen Harper

Brittle midnight

Helen Harper

Book

"Charley is under pressure. The demands of her new community are piling on stress after stress and, even with her developing magical skills, she's finding it hard to cope. Things aren't any better for Monroe - his grief and guilt over what happened to...

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Furtive dawn  by Helen Harper

Furtive dawn

Helen Harper

Book

"It's been almost a year since the magical apocalypse closed off the city of Manchester from the rest of the world. The vampires, werewolves and humans within the city all now live together in relative harmony ... but trouble is brewing on the horizo...

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Shrill dusk  by Helen Harper

Shrill dusk

Helen Harper

Book

"Charley is a cleaner by day and a professional gambler by night. She might be haunted by her tragic past but she's never thought of herself as anything or anyone special. Until, that is, things start to go terribly wrong all across the city of Manch...

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The nightjar  by Deborah Hewitt

The nightjar

Deborah Hewitt

Book

"Alice Wyndham has been plagued by visions of birds her whole life... until the mysterious Crowley reveals that Alice is an ‘aviarist’: capable of seeing nightjars, magical birds that guard human souls. When her best friend is hit by a car, only Alice...

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Bloodchild  by Anna Stephens

Bloodchild

Anna Stephens

Book

"The great city of Rilpor has fallen. Its walls have crumbled under the siege by the savage Mireces; its defenders have scattered, fleeing for their lives; its new rulers plot to revive the evil Red Gods using the city's captured, soon-to-be-sacrific...

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The song of the Sycamore  by Edward (Fantasy fiction writer) Cox

The song of the Sycamore

Edward (Fantasy fiction writer) Cox

Book

"On the broken world of Urdezha, Wendal Finn died on the hostile plains of the wasteland, one more casualty in the endless war between the city-dwellers and the clansfolk. But now Wendal has returned to his home city of Old Castle, possessed by something...

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An orc on the wild side  by Tom Holt

An orc on the wild side

Tom Holt

Book

"Being the Dark Lord and Prince of Evil is not as much fun as it sounds, particularly if you are a basically decent person. King Mordak is just such a person. Technically he's more goblin than person, but the point is that he is really keen to be a lot...

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Land of the spring dragon by Tracey West

Land of the spring dragon

Tracey West

eBook

The Dragon Masters have defeated the evil wizard Maldred, but not before the Kingdom of Bracken was devastated by Naga, the earthquake dragon; now Drake and his dragon, Worm, must appeal to the spring dragon, Fallyn, who is their only hope of restoring...

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The spy's door by Maidie Reeve

The spy's door

Maidie Reeve

eBook

"The world of the magic game, The Tenth Gateway, is again under threat. Eda, the guardian of the game, and her supporters are preparing for battle. The Game World must be protected at all costs against the evil magician, Malefic. But his power has grown...

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Has the World Ended Yet? by Peter Darbyshire

Has the World Ended Yet?

Peter Darbyshire

eBook

Has the World Ended Yet? starts with retired superheroes living in a soulless suburbia where everyone gets lost trying to get home. Then the angels start to fall from the sky. Is it Armageddon? Do we want the world to end? In a series of linked nineteen...

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The harp of kings by Juliet Marillier

The harp of kings

Juliet Marillier

eBook

Liobhan is a powerful singer and an expert whistle player; her brother Brocc has a voice to melt the hardest heart, and a rare talent on the harp. But Liobhan's burning ambition is to join the elite warrior band on Swan Island. While training, their...

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Sapphire flames by Ilona Andrews

Sapphire flames

Ilona Andrews

eBook

In a world where magic is the key to power and wealth, Catalina Baylor is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, and the Head of her House. Catalina has always been afraid to use her unique powers, but when her friend's mother and sister are murder...

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The truth undiscovered  by J. Kathleen Cheney

The truth undiscovered

J. Kathleen Cheney

Book

"Before she arrived in the Golden City, the infante’s aunt—known only as The Lady—sought out a group of specialists from among the most powerful witches in the world. Inspector Miguel Gaspar of Cabo Verde held the distinction of being the only Meter known...

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Darkdawn  by Jay Kristoff

Darkdawn

Jay Kristoff

Book

"Mia Corvere, gladiatii, escaped slave and infamous assassin, is on the run. After the greatest games in Godsgrave's history ended with the most audacious murders in the history of the Itreyan Republic, Mia finds herself pursued by Blades of the Red Church...

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Exile's throne by Rhonda Mason

Exile's throne

Rhonda Mason

eBook

One seat on the intergalactic Sakien Empire's supreme ruling body, the Council of Seven, remains unfilled, that of the Empress Apparent. The seat isn't won by votes or marriage. It's won in a tournament of ritualized combat in the ancient tradition. Now...

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Titus awakes by Maeve Gilmore

Titus awakes

Maeve Gilmore

eBook

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Paint the town red by Shanna Swendson

Paint the town red

Shanna Swendson

eBook

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Criminal enchantment by Shanna Swendson

Criminal enchantment

Shanna Swendson

eBook

Before Katie met Owen, the Magic, Spells, and Illusions, Inc., team already had a job to do.There's spellcasting skullduggery at work in Manhattan, and Sam the gargoyle is on the case. This time, the shady spells look awfully familiar, like the work of...

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Enchanted ever after by Shanna Swendson

Enchanted ever after

Shanna Swendson

eBook

Wedding Bells or Magic Spells? Katie Chandler's wedding day is coming soon, and she and Owen Palmer have a lot to do to make sure the event is magical. That makes this a very bad time for rumors about magic to be hitting the general public, even the ...

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Schrödinger's ball by Adam Felber

Schrödinger's ball

Adam Felber

eBook

"Tender, hilarious, and packed with delightful surprises ... If Einstein and John Cleese had written a novel together, this would be it."'Joseph Weisberg, author of 10th Grade Four friends set out into the night in Cambridge, Massachusetts, undeterred...

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Dark immolation by Christopher B. Husberg

Dark immolation

Christopher B. Husberg

eAudiobook

A new religion is rising, gathering followers of prophetess Jane Oden. Her sister Cinzia is by her side, but both the Church and the Nazaniin assassins are still on their trail. Knot, his true nature now revealed, is haunted by the memories of others....

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Hamilcar  by David Guymer

Hamilcar

David Guymer

Book

"Throughout Sigmar's centuries-long crusade against Chaos in the Mortal Realms, there has never been a hero like Hamilcar Bear-Eater, famed Lord-Castellant of the Astral Templars. Would Gardus have charged headlong into the stronghold of Uxor Untamed...

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The unkindest tide  by Seanan. author. McGuire

The unkindest tide

Seanan. author. McGuire

Book

"Hundreds of years ago, the Selkies made a deal with the sea witch: they would have the sea for as long as she allowed it, and when the time came, she would call in all their debts at once. Many assumed that day would never come. Those people were wrong....

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The fifth sorceress by Robert Newcomb

The fifth sorceress

Robert Newcomb

eBook

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Somewhere Enchanted by J.F.T

Somewhere Enchanted

J.F.T

eBook

Elnubrium is a village surrounded by a cursed forest. Grettos is a devoted husband and skilled warrior who sets out to find a way through the forest and save his people. However, deep beyond the forest's borders there are many secrets and wonders to behold...

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Trierna by Serena Akeroyd

Trierna

Serena Akeroyd

eAudiobook

Thalia has a purpose. After months of having to roll with the punches, she now knows what her part is in the grand scheme of things. Newly crowned as Queen of the Fae, and mother to a newborn hybrid, Thalia is about to take on her most daunting role yet:...

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Fortune favors the cruel by Kel Carpenter

Fortune favors the cruel

Kel Carpenter

eAudiobook

Throne of Glass meets Black Jewels in this twisted yet alluring dark fantasy tale. Quinn Darkova, freed from the chains of slavery, wants nothing more than vengeance against those who sold her. But with her dark powers on the rise and her ascension n...

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Servant of the crown by Paul J. Bennett

Servant of the crown

Paul J. Bennett

eAudiobook

An old warrior, too stubborn to die. A royal heir, hidden at birth. Can they save a realm on the brink of war? Tragedy tears Gerald's world apart and only his unwavering loyalty to the Baron of Bodden saves him. After serving as a soldier for years, a...

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Rise against  by Hailey Edwards

Rise against

Hailey Edwards

Book

"Luce has come, literally, through hell, and she's trying to pick up the pieces. Earth is getting ready for the war to end all wars: it's angels versus demons and Luce is the only one who seems worried about humanity, the hapless pawns stuck in the m...

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The buried dagger  by James Swallow

The buried dagger

James Swallow

Book

"The skies darken over Terra as the final battle for the Throne looms ever closer... As the Traitor primarchs muster to the Warmaster's banner, it is Mortarion who is sent ahead as the vanguard of the Traitor forces. But as he and his warriors make way,...

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Bright steel  by Miles Cameron

Bright steel

Miles Cameron

Book

"Every war comes down to the flash of bright steel, even when the air is full of magic . . . Aranthur and his friends have come together across different continents and realms with one purpose: to strike back against the forces which have torn a hole...

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Bottle grove  by Daniel Handler

Bottle grove

Daniel Handler

Book

"This is a story about two marriages. Or is it? It begins with a wedding, held in the small San Francisco forest of Bottle Grove - bestowed by a wealthy patron for the public good, back when people did such things. Here is a cross section of lives, a...

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Prince of the blood by Raymond E. Feist

Prince of the blood

Raymond E. Feist

eAudiobook

Set twenty years after the events in The Riftwar Saga, Prince of the Blood follows the adventures that erupt when a group of powerful nobles attempt to overthrow the Empress of Kesh. In the centre of the conflict are the two princes of Krondor, Borric...

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Take a thief by Mercedes Lackey

Take a thief

Mercedes Lackey

eAudiobook

Mercedes Lackey presents a novel of Valdemar.

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I who have never known men by Jacqueline Harpman

I who have never known men

Jacqueline Harpman

eBook

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Turning darkness into light by Marie Brennan

Turning darkness into light

Marie Brennan

eBook

A brand-new adventure set in the hugely popular A Natural History of Dragons As the renowned granddaughter of Isabella Camherst (Lady Trent, of the riveting and daring Draconic adventure memoirs) Audrey Camherst has always known she, too, would want to...

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Pig Iron by Benjamin Myers

Pig Iron

Benjamin Myers

eBook

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Ison of the Isles by Carolyn Gilman

Ison of the Isles

Carolyn Gilman

eBook

"Revolution has broken out in the Forsaken Isles. The islanders have risen up to drive out the Inning Empire, but still they have no one to unite them. Only an Ison can do that--a leader whose heart has been cleansed by the curing ritual of dhota-nur....

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Isles of the forsaken by Carolyn Gilman

Isles of the forsaken

Carolyn Gilman

eBook

"The Forsaken Isles are on the brink of revolution. Three individuals are about to push it over the edge and trigger events that will lead to a final showdown between ancient forces and the new overlords of the land. Spaeth Dobrin is destined to life...

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The heart of the circle by Keren Landsman

The heart of the circle

Keren Landsman

eBook

Throughout human history there have always been sorcerers, once idolised and now exploited for their powers. In Israel, the Sons of Simeon, a group of religious extremists, persecute sorcerers while the government turns a blind eye. After a march for...

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Pale kings by Micah Yongo

Pale kings

Micah Yongo

eBook

When the gods return to claim their world, the Five Realms will fall, in this earth-shaking epic fantasy thriller from the author of Lost Gods For centuries the Five Lands have been at peace, but now a nameless enemy is tearing apart their borders. When...

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Shadowrun Volume one  by Russell Zimmerman

Shadowrun Volume one

Russell Zimmerman

eBook

Contains four Shadowrun novellas that explore Seattle through the eyes of the people who live there every day. A burned-out mage detective tackles a missing person case that threatens to spiral beyond his control. A reporter goes on the ride-along of...

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No one noticed the cat by Anne McCaffrey

No one noticed the cat

Anne McCaffrey

eBook

On the death of a wise ruler, his cat, Niffy, inherits his wisdom and counsels the young Prince Jamas in order to help him outwit his enemies, save his country, and gain the hand of a princess.

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Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng

Under the Pendulum Sun

Jeannette Ng

eBook

Victorian missionaries travel into the heart of the newly discovered lands of the Fae, in a stunningly different fantasy that mixes Crimson Peak with Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Catherine Helstone's brother, Laon, has disappeared in Arcadia, legendary...

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The marked prince by M. A. Grant

The marked prince

M. A. Grant

eBook

Torn between two worlds, desperate to save one love.The Summer Court is nothing like Sebastian remembers. The oppressed lower classes are drained of their magick, and around every corner political intrigues threaten an already unstable regime. Sebastian's...

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Sweep of the blade  by Ilona Andrews

Sweep of the blade

Ilona Andrews

Book

"Maud Demille is a daughter of Innkeepers - a special group who provide 'lodging' to other-planetary visitors - so she knows that a simple life isn't in the cards. But even Maud could never have anticipated what Fate would throw at her. Once a wife to...

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Way of gods  by Rhett C. Bruno

Way of gods

Rhett C. Bruno

Book

"With old enemies vanquished, new heroes emerge. Sir Torsten Unger must deal with the aftermath of the Drav Cra's failed occupation of Yarrington. But with so much power up for grabs, old enemies begin to show their faces from the darker corners of the...

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In dreaming bound  by J. Kathleen Cheney

In dreaming bound

J. Kathleen Cheney

Book

"What does it mean to be bound? Mikael and Shironne have known for a month now that they are bound, but neither truly knows what their future holds. When Shironne is kidnapped, Mikael uses the nascent tie between them to get her back, and to keep her...

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Heirs of the blade  by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Heirs of the blade

Adrian Tchaikovsky

Book

"Tynisa is running, but she cannot escape the demons of her own mind. Amidst the fragmenting provinces of the Dragonfly Commonweal her past will at last catch up with her. Her father's ghost is hunting her down. At the same time, the Wasp Empress, Seda,...

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Dragonsblood  by Todd McCaffrey

Dragonsblood

Todd McCaffrey

Book

"Never in the dramatic history of Pern has there been a more dire emergency than that which faces the young dragonrider Lorana. A mysterious fatal illness is striking dragons. The epidemic is spreading like wildfire ... and the next deadly cycle of T...

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Turning darkness into light  by Marie Brennan

Turning darkness into light

Marie Brennan

Book

"As the renowned granddaughter of Isabella Camherst (Lady Trent, of the riveting and daring Draconic adventure memoirs) Audrey Camherst has always known she, too, would want to make her scholarly mark upon a chosen field of study. When Lord Gleinheigh...

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Beyond Human by Lauren Dane

Beyond Human

Lauren Dane

eBook

Don't miss this enthralling collection of urban fantasy novels, including books from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Dane, R.L. Naquin, and Beth DranoffGoddess with a Blade by Lauren DaneRowan Summerwaite is no ordinary woman. Physical vessel...

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Rescue by A. L. Fogerty

Rescue

A. L. Fogerty

eAudiobook

Hell cracked open, oozing evil into the world. The human population is decimated. Dangerous monsters roam the land. Witches and vampires rule with cruelty and violence and shifters have all but lost their magic. One reticent girl and a band of brothers...

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Age of legend  by Michael J. Sullivan

Age of legend

Michael J. Sullivan

Book

"With Age of Myth, Age of Swords, and Age of War, fantasy master Michael J. Sullivan riveted readers with a tale of unlikely heroes locked in a desperate battle to save mankind. After years of warfare, humanity has gained the upper hand and has pushed...

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The gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday  by Saad Z. Hossain

The gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday

Saad Z. Hossain

Book

"When the djinn king Melek Ahmar wakes up after millennia of imprisoned slumber, the world is vastly different from what he remembers. Arrogant and bombastic, he comes down the mountain expecting an easy conquest: the wealthy, spectacular city-state ...

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Pale kings  by Micah Yongo

Pale kings

Micah Yongo

Book

"For centuries the Five Lands have been at peace, but now a nameless enemy is tearing apart their borders. When a young assassin, Neythan, is summoned to Súnam, he expects to help uncover the enemy, but is instead confronted with secrets from his for...

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The heart of the circle  by Keren Landsman

The heart of the circle

Keren Landsman

Book

"Throughout human history there have always been sorcerers, once idolised and now exploited for their powers. In Israel, the Sons of Simeon, a group of religious extremists, persecute sorcerers while the government turns a blind eye. After a march for...

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Blood of an exile  by Brian Naslund

Blood of an exile

Brian Naslund

Book

"When he was caught trying to assassinate a fellow noble, Flawless Bershad was given a death sentence. Fight monsters so that he would die serving the kingdom. But Beshad can’t die.He’s never lost a fight, the most successful dragon slayer in history...

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We are the dead  by Mike Shackle

We are the dead

Mike Shackle

Book

"For generations, the people of Jia - a land where magic has long since faded from the world, clinging on in only a few rare individuals - have been protected from the northern Egril hordes by their warrior caste, but their enemy has not been idle. They...

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A painted goddess  by Victor Gischler

A painted goddess

Victor Gischler

Book

"In the thrilling conclusion to the A Fire Beneath the Skin trilogy, the enchanted kingdom of Helva faces a nightmarish future of endless bloodshed, and Rina Veralin--a young warrior-duchess armed with mysterious, magical tattoos--must use her fantastic...

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The gossamer mage by Julie Czerneda

The gossamer mage

Julie Czerneda

eBook

"Only in Tananen do people worship a single deity: the Deathless Goddess. Only in this small, forbidden realm are there those haunted by words of no language known to woman or man. The words are Her Gift, and they summon magic. Mage scribes learn to write...

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Dark Alpha's Redemption by Donna Grant

Dark Alpha's Redemption

Donna Grant

eBook

There is no escaping a Reaper. I am an elite assassin, part of a brotherhood that only answers to Death. And when Death says your time is up, I'm coming for you...My duty to Death drives me forward. I've never once strayed from my path - not even when...

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Brave the tempest by Karen Chance

Brave the tempest

Karen Chance

eBook

"Cassie Palmer has been chief seer of the supernatural world for a little over four months. In that time, she's battled two gods, fallen in love with two men, and confronted the two sides of her own nature, both god and human. So it's not surprising that...

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Raavan  by author Amish

Raavan

author Amish

Book

"INDIA, 3400 BCE. A land in tumult, poverty and chaos. Most people suffer quietly. A few rebel. Some fight for a better world. Some for themselves. Some don’t give a damn... Raavan. Fathered by one of the most illustrious sages of the time. Blessed by...

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The Dragon Republic  by R. F. (Rebecca F.) Kuang

The Dragon Republic

R. F. (Rebecca F.) Kuang

Book

"In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin is on the run: haunted by the atrocity she committed to end the war, addicted to opium, and hiding from the murderous commands of her vengeful god, the fiery Phoenix. Her only reason for...

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Raging storm  by Markus Heitz

Raging storm

Markus Heitz

Book

"The Hidden Land lies broken. In the terrible battle to save the home of the dwarfs, elves and humans, many sacrifices were made by great heroes, and at the last the alfar were defeated. Aiphaton, the son of the indelible and erstwhile Emperor of the...

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Widow's welcome  by D. K. Fields

Widow's welcome

D. K. Fields

Book

"Dead bodies aren't unusual in the alleyways of Fenest, capital of the Union of Realms. Especially not in an election year, when the streets swell with crowds from near and far. Muggings, brawls gone bad, debts collected - Detective Cora Gorderheim has...

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Bursts of fire  by Susan Forest

Bursts of fire

Susan Forest

Book

"A multi-generational family saga of betrayal, survival, deception, revenge, and redemption caused by a chain of addictions. Sister against Sister. Three Sisters and a Man. A devotion between sisters bonded by a promise to their mother and their quest...

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The mage-fire war  by L. E. Modesitt

The mage-fire war

L. E. Modesitt

Book

"L. E. Modesitt, Jr., continues his bestselling Saga of Recluce with The Mage-Fire War, the third book in a story arc which began with The Mongrel Mage and Outcasts of Order. Once again, prejudices against the use of chaos magic force Beltur and his...

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Sophia  by James Patterson

Sophia

James Patterson

Book

"Sophia is smart, beautiful, and accomplished, a beloved princess devoted to the people and to reading books. The kingdom is hers, until she is plunged into a nightmarish realm populated by the awful beasts she read about as a child. The beasts are real....

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Endangered by Michelle Larkin

Endangered

Michelle Larkin

eBook

"Boston beat cop Aspen Wolfe gets the surprise of her life when she learns she's a shapeshifter. Her abilities awaken as a ruthless regime unleashes its troops to eradicate the shapeshifter population. Forced to run or be hunted, Aspen meets Dr. Tora...

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The house of sacrifice by Anna Smith Spark

The house of sacrifice

Anna Smith Spark

eAudiobook

A powerhouse grimdark fantasy of bloodshed, ambition, and fate, The House of Sacrifice is the thunderous conclusion to Anna Smith Spark's Empires of Dust trilogy, which began with The Court of Broken Knives. Hail Him. Behold Him.Man-killer, life-stea...

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The first girl child  by Amy Harmon

The first girl child

Amy Harmon

Book

"Bayr of Saylok, bastard son of a powerful and jealous chieftain, is haunted by the curse once leveled by his dying mother. Bartered, abandoned, and rarely loved, she plagued the land with her words: From this day forward, there will be no daughters in...

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Ravnica  by Greg (Gregory David) Weisman

Ravnica

Greg (Gregory David) Weisman

Book

"Teyo Verada wants nothing more than to be a shieldmage, wielding arcane energies to protect his people from his world's vicious diamondstorms. When he's buried alive in the aftermath of his first real tempest, the young mage's life is about to end before...

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The sword saint  by Conn Iggulden

The sword saint

Conn Iggulden

Book

"Cities have been broken. Empires have fallen. And darkness is coming. Success has drawn a cold gaze. A false king seeks dominion. His soldiers will bring desolation and despair to Darien. With treachery on all sides, the ancient capital looks set to...

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The gossamer mage  by Julie Czerneda

The gossamer mage

Julie Czerneda

Book

"Only in Tananen do people worship a single deity: the Deathless Goddess. Only in this small, forbidden realm are there those haunted by words of no language known to woman or man. The words are Her Gift, and they summon magic. Mage scribes learn to write...

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