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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 forever sea  by Joshua Phillip Johnson

The forever sea

Joshua Phillip Johnson

Book

"On the never-ending, miles-high expanse of prairie grasses known as the Forever Sea, Kindred Greyreach, hearthfire keeper and sailor aboard harvesting vessel The Errant, is just beginning to fit in with the crew of her new ship when she receives dev...

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The mask falling  by Samantha Shannon

The mask falling

Samantha Shannon

Book

"Dreamwalker Paige Mahoney has eluded death again. Snatched from the jaws of captivity and consigned to a safe house in the Scion Citadel of Paris, she finds herself caught between those factions that seek Scion's downfall and those who would kill to...

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Blood heir by Ilona Andrews

Blood heir

Ilona Andrews

eBook

-- Atlanta was always a dangerous city. Now, as waves of magic and technology compete for supremacy, it's a place caught in a slow apocalypse, where monsters spawn among the crumbling skyscrapers and supernatural factions struggle for power and survival....

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The fellowship of the ring by J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien

The fellowship of the ring

J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkie...

eAudiobook

Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. Young Frodo Baggins finds himself...

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Delivering evil for experts by 1987- author. Annette Marie

Delivering evil for experts

1987- author. Annette Marie

eAudiobook

The heart-stopping conclusion to urban fantasy series The Guild Codex: Demonized. Make sure to check out the companion series, The Guild Codex: Spellbound, available now, and The Guild Codex: Warped, coauthored by Rob Jacobsen, available summer 2020.

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Across the green grass fields  by Seanan McGuire

Across the green grass fields

Seanan McGuire

Book

"Regan loves, and is loved, though her school-friend situation has become complicated, of late. When she suddenly finds herself thrust through a doorway that asks her to "Be Sure" before swallowing her whole, Regan must learn to live in a world filled...

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The best thing you can steal  by Simon R. Green

The best thing you can steal

Simon R. Green

Book

"Gideon Sable is a thief and a con man. He specializes in stealing the kind of things that can't normally be stolen. Like a ghost's clothes, or a photo from a country that never existed. He even stole his current identity. Who was he originally? Now,...

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The conjurer  by Luanne G. Smith

The conjurer

Luanne G. Smith

Book

"Sidra didn't murder her husband. Yet even a jinni can't wish away a wrongful imprisonment. Determined to prove her innocence, she returns to her adopted home--a French village renowned for its perfume witches--with her friends Elena and Yvette by her...

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Damned souls and a sangria by 1987- author. Annette Marie

Damned souls and a sangria

1987- author. Annette Marie

eAudiobook

Once upon a time, I was your average spunky redhead with the lamest employment history ever, a shaky relationship with my only family member, and no idea what I was doing with my life. Now, I'm a pseudo mythic with the best bartending job in the world,...

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The frozen crown  by Greta Kelly

The frozen crown

Greta Kelly

Book

"Askia became heir to the Frozen Crown of Seravesh because of her devotion to her people. But her realm is facing a threat she cannot defeat by sheer will alone. The mad emperor of the Roven Empire has unleashed a horde of invading soldiers to enslave...

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The ruthless lady's guide to wizardry  by C. M. Waggoner

The ruthless lady's guide to wizardry

C. M. Waggoner

Book

"A charming historical fantasy with a tender love story at its core, from the author of Unnatural Magic. Hard-drinking petty thief Dellaria Wells is down on her luck in the city of Leiscourt - again. Then she sees a want ad for a female bodyguard, and...

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Feathertide by Beth Cartwright

Feathertide

Beth Cartwright

eBook

A girl. A secret. A life-changing journey. A magical fairytale-inspired debut about accepting being that little bit different, for fans of The Night Circus and The Bear and the Nightingale.'A beautiful fairytale of a book with the most delicious prose....

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Year's best Aotearoa New Zealand science fiction & fantasy. Volume 1

Year's best Aotearoa New Zealand science fiction & fantasy. Volume 1

eBook

For the first time ever, the best short SFF from Aotearoa New Zealand is collected together in a single volume.This inaugural edition of the Year's Best Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction & Fantasy brings together the very best short speculative fi...

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Black Canary by Alexandra Monir

Black Canary

Alexandra Monir

eAudiobook

In this thrilling origin story of Black Canary, Dinah Lance's voice is her weapon. And in a near-future world where women have no rights, she won't hesitate to use everything she has--including her song--to fight back. Dinah Lance was seven years old...

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When the tiger came down the mountain  by Nghi Vo

When the tiger came down the mountain

Nghi Vo

Book

"The cleric Chih finds themself and their companions at the mercy of a band of fierce tigers who ache with hunger. To stay alive until the mammoths can save them, Chih must unwind the intricate, layered story of the tiger and her scholar lover-a woman...

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In the kingdom of all tomorrows  by Stephen R. Lawhead

In the kingdom of all tomorrows

Stephen R. Lawhead

Book

"Conor mac Ardan is now clan chief of the Darini. Tara's Hill has become a haven and refuge for all those who were made homeless by the barbarian Scálda. A large fleet of the Scálda's Black Ships has now arrived and Conor joins Eirlandia's lords to defeat...

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Princess Floralinda and the forty-flight tower  by Tamsyn Muir

Princess Floralinda and the forty-flight tower

Tamsyn Muir

Book

"When the witch built the forty-flight tower, she made very sure to do the whole thing properly. Each flight contains a dreadful monster, ranging from a diamond-scaled dragon to a pack of slavering goblins. Should a prince battle his way to the top, he...

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The savior's sister  by Jenna Moreci

The savior's sister

Jenna Moreci

Book

"Leila Tus Salvatiraas, Savior of Thessen and magical Queen of her realm, is worshipped by all. Except her father. He wants her dead. The Sovereign's Tournament -a centuries-long tradition designed to select The Savior's husband - is days away, but ...

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Kingdom blades  by Melissa McPhail

Kingdom blades

Melissa McPhail

Book

After the events of Cephrael's Hand, The Dagger of Adendigaeth and Paths of Alir, the realm of Alorin remains unbalanced. As Bjorn's game intensifies and wars escalate, those serving the Fifth Vestal must mold themselves into more than mere Players. They...

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Give way to night  by Cass Morris

Give way to night

Cass Morris

Book

"Latona of the Vitelliae, mage of Spirit and Fire, is eager to wield her newfound empowerment on behalf of the citizens of Aven--but societal forces conspire to keep her from exercising her gifts, even when the resurgence of a banished cult plots the...

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Forged  by Benedict Jacka

Forged

Benedict Jacka

Book

"Alex Verus faces his dark side in this return to the bestselling urban fantasy series about a London-based mage. To protect his friends, Mage Alex Verus has had to change - and embrace his dark side. But the life mage Anne has changed too, and made a...

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Magic united by Martha Carr

Magic united

Martha Carr

eAudiobook

The Gorafrex thinks it has the advantage now that it's captured Laura and taken down a sister. It couldn't be more wrong.Nathan is done taking a backseat when it comes to the Hadstrom sisters' legacy. Time to help Emily and Nickie out so they can track...

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The last lies of Ardor Benn  by Tyler Whitesides

The last lies of Ardor Benn

Tyler Whitesides

Book

"The final book in an action-packed epic fantasy series set in a world with dragon-fueled magic where master con artist Ardor Benn takes a job to steal a living dragon. Ardor Benn has taken his lies to a new level, infiltrating high society so he can...

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Before the coffee gets cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Before the coffee gets cold

Toshikazu Kawaguchi

eBook

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The Heron kings by Eric (Fantasy fiction author) Lewis

The Heron kings

Eric (Fantasy fiction author) Lewis

eBook

After a warlord slaughters her patients, Sister Alessia quits the cloister and strikes out on her own to heal the victims of a brutal dynastic conflict. Her roaming forest camp unwittingly becomes the center of a vengeful peasant insurgency, raiding the...

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Bane's choice by Alyssa Day

Bane's choice

Alyssa Day

eBook

Vampires are back for a reason! Meet the sexy, dark hero Bane in New York Times bestselling author Alyssa Day's smokin'-hot romance.Bane lost his humanity ages ago. Nothing is more important than protecting his Vampire Motorcycle Club from the death ...

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The emperor's wolves by Michelle Sagara

The emperor's wolves

Michelle Sagara

eAudiobook

At the Emperor's command. Multiple races carefully navigate the City of Elantra under the Dragon Emperor's wing. His Imperial Wolves are executioners, the smallest group to serve in the Halls of Law. The populace calls them assassins. Every wolf candidate...

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The factory witches of Lowell by C. S. Malerich

The factory witches of Lowell

C. S. Malerich

eAudiobook

C.S. Malerich's The Factory Witches of Lowell is a riveting historical fantasy about witches going on strike in the historical mill-town of Lowell, Massachusetts. Faced with abominable working conditions, unsympathetic owners, and hard-hearted managers,...

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The story of silence by Alex Myers

The story of silence

Alex Myers

eBook

A knightly fairy tale of royalty and dragons, of midwives with secrets and dashing strangers in dark inns. Taking the original French legend as his starting point,'The Story of Silence'is a rich, multilayered new story for today's world ' sure to delight...

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The garden of promises and lies by Paula Brackston

The garden of promises and lies

Paula Brackston

eBook

As the bustle of the winter holidays in the Little Shop of Found Things gives way to spring, Xanthe is left to reflect on the strange events of the past year. While she's tried to keep her time-traveling talents a secret from those close to her, she is...

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Spy, spy again by Mercedes Lackey

Spy, spy again

Mercedes Lackey

eBook

Thirteen year old Prince Kyril and Mags and Amily's fourteen-year-old son Tory "share" the Gift of Farsight-although neither of them are Chosen. They are self-trained, though currently, their shared Gift only allows them to see what is happening with...

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When the tiger came down the mountain by Nghi Vo

When the tiger came down the mountain

Nghi Vo

eBook

"Dangerous, subtle, unexpected and familiar, angry and ferocious and hopeful. . . . The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a remarkable accomplishment of storytelling."--NPRThe cleric Chih finds themself and their companions at the mercy of a band of fierce...

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Death's domain by Terry Pratchett

Death's domain

Terry Pratchett

eBook

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A world of secrets  by James Maxwell

A world of secrets

James Maxwell

Book

"Taimin and Selena must discover the truth about their world--before it's too late. In a world of secrets, Taimin and Selena are desperate for answers. They need to discover the truth about their origins and the firewall that borders the wasteland. If...

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Grave new world  by Kate Karyus Quinn

Grave new world

Kate Karyus Quinn

Book

"Sometimes you have to play dirty. I'm Paige Harper and I clean up supernatural messes. But my personal life is something I can't seem to straighten out. I accidentally married a fae, and even though we've been divorced for years, Jax still manages to...

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The Traitor Queen  by Trudi Canavan

The Traitor Queen

Trudi Canavan

Book

"Events are building to a climax in Sachaka as Lorkin returns from his exile with the Traitor rebels. The Traitor Queen has given Lorkin the huge task of brokering an alliance between his people and the Traitors. Lorkin has also had to become a feared...

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The pearl king  by Sarah Painter

The pearl king

Sarah Painter

Book

"Tradition. Loyalty. Respect. Murder. Normal Family stuff... Lydia is pulled into the Crow Family business by her shady Uncle Charlie. He has decided that Lydia needs to learn the truth about her infamous Family and to step into her role within it - ...

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The sixth strand  by Melissa McPhail

The sixth strand

Melissa McPhail

Book

"The First Lord's game has reached a critical apex. For the first time in millennia, the teams are equally matched. The field itself holds a kind of equilibrium. It is the task of Björn's Players to unbalance the field in their own favor in their great...

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Lava red feather blue  by Molly Ringle

Lava red feather blue

Molly Ringle

Book

"Awakening the handsome prince is supposed to end the fairy tale, not begin it. But the Highvalley witches have rarely done things the way they’re supposed to. On the north Pacific island of Eidolonia, hidden from the world by enchantments, Prince Larkin...

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Call of the bone ships  by R. J. (Fiction author) Barker

Call of the bone ships

R. J. (Fiction author) Barker

Book

"Dragons have returned to the Hundred Isles. But their return heralds only war and destruction. When a horde of dying slaves are discovered in the bowels of a ship, Shipwife Meas and the crew of the Tide Child find themselves drawn into a vicious plot...

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A fool's hope  by Mike Shackle

A fool's hope

Mike Shackle

Book

"War takes everything.From Tinnstra, it took her family and thrust her into a conflict she wanted only to avoid. Now her queen's sole protector, she must give all she has left to keep Zorique safe.It has taken just as much from Jia's revolutionaries....

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A universe of wishes

A universe of wishes

eAudiobook

A collection of fifteen fantasy stories written in partnership with the organization, We Need Diverse Books.

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The lives of saints by Leigh Bardugo

The lives of saints

Leigh Bardugo

eAudiobook

Enter the world of the Grishaverse and Shadow and Bone, soon to be a Netflix original series! Dive into the epic world of international bestselling author Leigh Bardugo with this audiobook adaptation of The Lives of Saints, the Istorii Sankt'ya, feat...

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Lost roads by Jonathan Maberry

Lost roads

Jonathan Maberry

eAudiobook

Gutsy Gomezs danger-filled journey to save those infected with the zombie plague continues in New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberrys terrifying follow-up to Broken Lands. Gabriella Gusty Gomez lost her mother, and now shes losing her home....

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The orphans of Raspay  by Lois McMaster Bujold

The orphans of Raspay

Lois McMaster Bujold

Book

"When the ship in which they are traveling is captured by Carpagamon island raiders, Temple sorcerer Penric and his resident demon Desdemona find their life complicated by two young orphans, Lencia and Seuka Corva, far from home and searching for their...

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The garden of promises and lies  by Paula Brackston

The garden of promises and lies

Paula Brackston

Book

"As the bustle of the winter holidays in the Little Shop of Found Things gives way to spring, Xanthe is left to reflect on the strange events of the past year. While she's tried to keep her time-traveling talents a secret from those close to her, she...

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The princess knight by G. A. Aiken

The princess knight

G. A. Aiken

eBook

In New York Times bestselling author G.A. Aiken's gripping new fantasy romance series, the Blacksmith Queen must confront armies and pretenders desperate to take her new-won crown. But with the Princess Knight at her side and a centaur warrior clan at...

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Chaos unleashed by Drew Karpyshyn

Chaos unleashed

Drew Karpyshyn

eBook

The Legacy, a magical barrier protecting humanity from Chaos, has crumbled.Four unlikely champions, each touched with Chaos magic at birth, are all that can stop the return of Daemron the Slayer. Armed with the Talismans of power the four champions, ...

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The awakening by Nora Roberts

The awakening

Nora Roberts

eAudiobook

Breen Kelly had always been a rule follower. So, when her father left when she was twelve years old, promising to return, she waited. Now, more than a decade later, she's working at a job she hates and is tired of the life that playing by the rules has...

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The Memory of souls by Jenn Lyons

The Memory of souls

Jenn Lyons

eAudiobook

Could this life be their last? The city of Atrine lies in ruins. And now Relos Var has revealed his plan to free the monstrous god, Vol Karoth, the end of the world is closer than ever. To buy time for humanity, Kihrin and his friends need to convince...

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Strange ways by Gray Williams

Strange ways

Gray Williams

eAudiobook

No magician has ever escaped Coldwater Prison ... But that is exactly where Amanda Coleman, heist artist and Abra-killer, must go. Somewhere in London, a mysterious blackmailer has enough evidence to put Amanda's head in a noose and ensure her only r...

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Dawn of empire by Kylie Chan

Dawn of empire

Kylie Chan

eAudiobook

Life seems settled for Jian in the Dragon Empire. She's comfortable in her position as Captain of the Imperial Guard and content with her unusual domestic arrangements. But when trouble stirs at the edge of the Empire, they discover that the Cat Republic...

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Sorcery of a queen by Brian Naslund

Sorcery of a queen

Brian Naslund

eAudiobook

Dragon-slayers don't expect to survive to retirement age, but Bershad has unexpectedly thrived. Yet this very notoriety may be his downfall. Sorcery of a Queen is book two in the adventurous Dragons of Terra trilogy. Change is coming - but will they...

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North star guide me home by Jo Spurrier

North star guide me home

Jo Spurrier

eBook

Some things are broken beyond mending... Grievously wounded in battle, Isidro's life hangs in the balance - but the only person who can help him is the man he can never trust. Sierra is desperate to rebuild shattered bonds with her old friends, but ...

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Seasons of the storm by Elle Cosimano

Seasons of the storm

Elle Cosimano

eAudiobook

Choice number one: live or die. One cold, crisp night, Jack Sommers was faced with a choice - live forever according to the ancient, magical rules of Gaia, or die. Jack chose to live, and in exchange, he became a Winter. Like the other Seasons, each...

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Chosen ones by Veronica Roth

Chosen ones

Veronica Roth

eAudiobook

Fifteen years ago, five ordinary teenagers were singled out by a prophecy to take down an impossibly powerful entity wreaking havoc across North America. The Chosen Ones, as the teens were known, gave everything they had to defeat him. After the Dark...

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The rook by Daniel O'Malley

The rook

Daniel O'Malley

eBook

"The body you are wearing used to be mine." So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing latex gloves. With no recollection of who she is, Myfanwy must follow the instructions her former...

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The high lord by Trudi Canavan

The high lord

Trudi Canavan

eBook

Life should have been easier for Sonea, now that Regin ignored her and the rest of the novices treated her with wary respect, but she cannot forget what she witnessed in Akkarin's underground room, or his warning that Kyralia's ancient enemy is watching...

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The recruit  by Stephen Leaton

The recruit

Stephen Leaton

Book

"Join Timos as he travels through the rich world of the hugely popular online game Clash of Kings, with its buildings, war, defence and offence, alliances and civilisations, set in a backdrop of a medieval kingdom where magic, science and history all...

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The sapphire portal by Ian Irvine

The sapphire portal

Ian Irvine

eAudiobook

The Sapphire Portal is ready and the Merdrun are bringing their long-hidden women and children through. There's no turning back now. But what is the true purpose of the portal? Is it a horrific new weapon to cleanse Santhenar of all four human species,...

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Divine heretic  by Jaime Lee Moyer

Divine heretic

Jaime Lee Moyer

Book

Everyone knows the story of Joan of Arc, a peasant girl who put Charles VII on the throne and spearheaded France's victory over Britain before being burned by the English as a heretic and witch. But things are not always as they appear. Jeanne d'Arc was...

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Grave war  by Kalayna Price

Grave war

Kalayna Price

Book

"Grave witch Alex Craft has forged an uneasy truce with the world of Faerie, but she's still been trying to maintain at least some semblance of a normal life in the human world. So it's safe to say that stepping up as the lead investigator for the Fa...

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King of the rising  by Kacen Callender

King of the rising

Kacen Callender

Book

"A revolution has swept through the islands of Hans Lollik and former slave Loren Jannik has been chosen to lead the survivors in a bid to free the islands forever. But the rebels are running out of food, weapons and options. And as the Fjern inch closer...

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The memory of souls  by Jenn Lyons

The memory of souls

Jenn Lyons

Book

"The city of Atrine lies in ruins. And now Relos Var has revealed his plan to free the monstrous god, Vol Karoth, the end of the world is closer than ever. To buy time for humanity, Kihrin and his friends need to convince a king to perform an ancient...

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Daughter of the Serpentine  by E. E. Knight

Daughter of the Serpentine

E. E. Knight

Book

"As a young dragoneer moves through the ranks of a prestigious dragonriding academy, her challenges grow greater and her time grows short to draw out a series of deadly threats, in the second installment of this thrilling coming-of-age fantasy series...

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The temple of forgotten secrets by C. J. Archer

The temple of forgotten secrets

C. J. Archer

eBook

"Glancia is plunged into perilous times, but it's the events in her village that worry Josie more. A terrible fire puts the lives of those she loves at risk and threatens to shatter the uneasy peace. Josie and the captain investigate the cause of the...

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Tales from the folly  by Ben Aaronovitch

Tales from the folly

Ben Aaronovitch

Book

"Return to the world of Rivers of London in this first short story collection from #1 Sunday Times bestselling author, Ben Aaronovitch. Tales from the Folly is a carefully curated collection that gathers together previously published stories and brand...

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The thief on the winged horse  by Kate Mascarenhas

The thief on the winged horse

Kate Mascarenhas

Book

"The Kendrick family have been making world-famous dolls for over 200 years. But their dolls aren't coveted for the craftsmanship alone. Each one has a specific emotion laid on it by its creator. A magic that can make you feel bucolic bliss or consum...

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Afterlife crisis by Randy N. Graham

Afterlife crisis

Randy N. Graham

eBook

"Where do you go after you die? Detroit. Something's rotten in the afterlife. At least that's how it seems to Rhinnick Feynman, the one man who perceives that someone in the afterlife is tugging at history's threads and retroactively unraveling the past....

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Novice dragoneer  by E. E. Knight

Novice dragoneer

E. E. Knight

Book

"Fourteen-year-old Ileth grew up in an orphanage, and thanks to her stutter was never thought to be destined for much beyond kitchen work and cleaning. But she's dreamed of serving with the dragons ever since a childhood meeting with a glittering silver...

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Last stand in Lychford  by Paul. author. Cornell

Last stand in Lychford

Paul. author. Cornell

Book

"There are changes in the air, both in Lychford and in the land of fairy. The magical protections previously employed by the town are gone, and the forces of darkness are closing in - both figuratively and literally. Can Autumn and Lizzie save their ...

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The burning god  by R. F. (Rebecca F.) Kuang

The burning god

R. F. (Rebecca F.) Kuang

Book

"After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead. Despite her losses, Rin hasn’t given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so much...

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Jolene  by Mercedes Lackey

Jolene

Mercedes Lackey

Book

"Anna May Jones is the daughter of a coal miner, but a sickly constitution has kept her confined to the house for most of her life. Hoping to improve her daughter's health - and lessen the burden on their family - Anna's mother sends her to live with...

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Hollow empire  by Sam Hawke

Hollow empire

Sam Hawke

Book

"Poison was only the beginning.... The deadly siege of Silasta woke the ancient spirits, and now the city-state must find its place in this new world of magic. But people and politics are always treacherous, and it will take all of Jovan and Kalina's...

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When a lioness hunts by Eve Langlais

When a lioness hunts

Eve Langlais

eBook

What happens when a lioness with dubious accounting practices gets involved with an auditor for the Internal Revenue Service? How was Melly supposed to know she shouldn't claim illegal ammo on her taxes? So what if she took a few liberties with the t...

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The Kinsmen Universe by Ilona Andrews

The Kinsmen Universe

Ilona Andrews

eBook

This is an anthology edition of the Kinsmen Universe, which includes SILENT BLADE, SILVER SHARK, plus a new short story, and three original illustrations. Family is everything. Talent is power. And revenge is sweet. In a distant, future world Kinsmen...

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The midnight bargain by C. L. (Chelsea L.) Polk

The midnight bargain

C. L. (Chelsea L.) Polk

eAudiobook

From the beloved World Fantasy Award-winning author of Witchmark comes a sweeping, romantic new fantasy set in a world reminiscent of Regency England, where womens magic is taken from them when they marry. A sorceress must balance her desire to become...

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Over the woodward wall by A. Deborah Baker

Over the woodward wall

A. Deborah Baker

eAudiobook

If you trust her you'll never make it home...Avery is an exceptional child. Everything he does is precise, from the way he washes his face in the morning, to the way he completes his homework - without complaint, without fuss, without prompt.Zib is also...

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A quest of heroes by Morgan Rice

A quest of heroes

Morgan Rice

eAudiobook

From #1 Bestselling author Morgan Rice comes the debut of a breathtaking fantasy series.A Quest of Heroes (Book #1 in the Sorcerer's Ring) revolves around the epic coming of age story of one special boy, a 14 year old from a small village on the outskirts...

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Victor, vanquished, son by Morgan Rice

Victor, vanquished, son

Morgan Rice

eAudiobook

Victor, Vanquished, Son is book #8--and the final book--in Morgan Rice's bestselling epic fantasy series Of Crowns and Glory, which begins with Slave, Warrior, Queen.While Ceres battles in a mystical land to regain her lost powers--and to save her ve...

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A killing frost  by Seanan McGuire

A killing frost

Seanan McGuire

Book

October is informed that Simon Torquill - legally her father, due to Faerie's archaic marriage traditions - must be invited to her wedding or risk the ceremony throwing the Kingdom in the Mists into political turmoil. Now she finds herself setting out...

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The poison prince  by S. C. Emmett

The poison prince

S. C. Emmett

Book

"The princess is dead, and the drums of war beat again. The imperial schemes that took her life have reignited tensions with her native Khir, and left her lady-in-waiting, Komor Yala, alone among the treachery of a foreign court. As the Emperor lies upon...

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Lucky's  by Andrew Pippos

Lucky's

Andrew Pippos

Book

"Lucky's is a story of family. A story about migration. It is also about a man called Lucky. His restaurant chain. A fire that changed everything. A New Yorker article which might save a career. The mystery of a missing father. An impostor who got the...

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The snow song  by Sally Gardner

The snow song

Sally Gardner

Book

"Perched on a mountain in a land of ancient forests is a village, rife with secrets. Cut off from the outside world it is run by the elders, men to whom tradition is all. Edith lives alone with her alcoholic father who is forcing her to marry the vil...

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Paris by starlight  by Robert Dinsdale

Paris by starlight

Robert Dinsdale

Book

"Every city has its own magic... Every night on their long journey to Paris from their troubled homeland, Levon's grandmother has read to them from a very special book called The Nocturne. It is a book full of fairy stories and the heroic adventures of...

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The tower of fools   by Andrzej Sapkowski

The tower of fools

Andrzej Sapkowski

Book

"Reinmar of Bielawa, sometimes known as Reynevan, is a healer, a magician, and according to some, a charlatan. When a thoughtless indiscretion forces him to flee his home, he finds himself pursued not only by brothers bent on vengeance but by the Hol...

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The shattered realm of Ardor Benn  by Tyler Whitesides

The shattered realm of Ardor Benn

Tyler Whitesides

Book

"The second in an action-packed epic fantasy series set in a world with dragon-fueled magic where master con artist Ardor Benn must infiltrate a centuries old secret organization to find a missing royal heir"--

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The awakening  by Nora Roberts

The awakening

Nora Roberts

Book

"When Breen Kelly was a girl, her father would tell her stories of magical places. Now she's mired in student debt and working a job she hates. She discover her mother has been hiding an investment account in her name, funded by her long-lost father -...

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The unconquered city  by K. A. Doore

The unconquered city

K. A. Doore

Book

"Seven years have passed since the Siege - a time when the hungry dead had risen - but the memories still haunt Illi Basbowen. Though she was trained to be an elite assassin, now the Basbowen clan act as Ghadid's militia force protecting the resurrected...

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The something girl  by Jodi Taylor

The something girl

Jodi Taylor

Book

"It's life as usual at Frogmorton Farm - which is to say that events have passed the merely eccentric and are now galloping headlong towards the completely bizarre. Once again Jenny struggles to stay afloat in the stormy seas of matrimony with her hu...

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Blackbird broken  by Keri Arthur

Blackbird broken

Keri Arthur

Book

"On the darkest day, in the darkest hour, when all hope has been extinguished, a hand will draw the one true sword, and a lost throne shall be reclaimed… Generations of De Montfort women have protected the sword in the stone. Gwen is the last of them...

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Dead lies dreaming  by Charles Stross

Dead lies dreaming

Charles Stross

Book

"In a world where magic has gone mainstream, a policewoman and a group of petty criminals are pulled into a heist to find a forbidden book of spells that should never be opened. The secret agents of the Laundry Files novels were unable to stop magic ...

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The bright and breaking sea  by Chloe Neill

The bright and breaking sea

Chloe Neill

Book

"Chloe Neill brings her trademark wit and wild sense of adventure to this stunning seafaring fantasy starring a dauntless heroine in a world of magic and treachery. Kit Brightling, rescued as a foundling and raised in a home for talented girls, has worked...

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Rhythm of war  by Brandon Sanderson

Rhythm of war

Brandon Sanderson

Book

"After forming a coalition of human resistance against the enemy invasion, Dalinar Kholin and his Knights Radiant have spent a year fighting a protracted, brutal war. Neither side has gained an advantage, and the threat of a betrayal by Dalinar's crafty...

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Magic lessons by Alice Hoffman

Magic lessons

Alice Hoffman

eBook

In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical...

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The fourth island by Sarah Tolmie

The fourth island

Sarah Tolmie

eBook

Dark, mournful, and beautiful, Sarah Tolmie's The Fourth Island is a moving and unforgettable story of life and death on the hidden Irish island of Inis Caillte. Huddled in the sea off the coast of Ireland is a fourth Aran Island, a secret island peopled...

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Flyaway by Kathleen (Illustrator) Jennings

Flyaway

Kathleen (Illustrator) Jennings

eBook

'A superbly told tale of folklore-infused fantasy, full of rising dread, set in a sharply observed Australian outback town.' Garth NixStrange what chooses to flourish here. Which plants. Which stories. Bettina Scott lives a tidy, quiet life in Runaga...

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The secrets of life and death by Rebecca Alexander

The secrets of life and death

Rebecca Alexander

eBook

Destined to die.Saved by Fate.1585. When Edward Kelley and his master, Dr John Dee, discover a dark secret at the heart of the Countess Elizabeth Bathory's illness, they fear the cure will prove more terrifying than death...2013. When Jackdaw Hammond...

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Legacy of steel  by Mat Ward

Legacy of steel

Mat Ward

Book

"A year has passed since an unlikely alliance saved the Tressian Republic from fire and darkness, at great cost. Thousands perished, and Viktor Akadra - the Republic's champion - has disappeared. While the ruling council struggles to mend old wounds,...

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The betrayals  by Bridget. author. Collins

The betrayals

Bridget. author. Collins

Book

"If everything in your life was based on a lie would you risk it all to tell the truth? ... At Montverre, an exclusive academy tucked away in the mountains, the best and brightest are trained for excellence in the grand jeu: an arcane and mysterious ...

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