By David Gemmell
As soon as the mythical knights of the Gabala defended the 9 duchies. Their hearts have been attractive; their armor used to be past examine. They have been more than princes, greater than men.
But they have been long gone, disappeared via a demon-haunted gateway among worlds. just one held again -- Manannan, whose each intuition advised him to stick. Now he was once the coward knight, and in torment.
Murder and black magic beset the land. Rumors circulated that the king used to be enchanted, replaced, that his soul used to be lifeless . . . and reign of terror was once approximately to begin.
Now Manannan learned he must face his darkest fears: he had no selection yet to trip via that dreaded gate and search out his vanished companions.
And the key he could study there could tear his soul aside . . . .
"A sharp, particular medieval myth. Dramatic, colourful, taut." -- Locus
By Charles Williams
The discovery of an old holy relic in an English kingdom church ignites the last word conflict of fine and evil during this deeply considerate metaphysical thriller
An unidentified physique lies dead within the places of work of a British publishing apartment. quickly after it's came across, an pressing request from an writer arrives through put up, pleading for the deletion of a big paragraph from an upcoming e-book. those not going incidents mark the start of a mystery conflict waged within the English geographical region yet threatening to engulf all of humankind. at the facet of the godly, an archdeacon, an eccentric duke, a ebook editor, and a tender boy needs to confront the darkish magic of relentless satanic forces—for in the back of the facade of a typical pharmacy, sinister plans are being laid for the negation of every thing. the main terrible of conspiracies, its good fortune hangs at the acquisition of an item of huge supernatural energy lately stumbled on in a small parish church: the Holy Grail.
previous The Da Vinci Code and the Left at the back of novels via part a century, War in Heaven is the 1st novel written via Charles Williams, an esteemed member of the famed Oxford literary society often called the Inklings, which incorporated such notables as C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, and J. R. R. Tolkien. it is a provocative, page-turning story of religion, morality, and magic—an amalgam of mystery, fable, metaphysics, and theology that engages and entertains.
This e-book incorporates a new creation by means of Jonathan Ryan.
By Nancy Springer
A headstrong younger prince, enslaved faraway from domestic, needs to rescue his imperiled state and people he loves from an historical darkish sorcery in Nancy Springer’s incredible 3rd access within the e-book of Isle
The lifetime of younger Prince Trevyn of Isle alterations eternally at the day a mysterious boy named Gwern is welcomed with no query into the family’s fortress. obdurate and envious of the undesirable intrusion, the errant teenage prince abandons his domestic and shortly reveals himself either in love and in jeopardy. Enraptured by means of the village lady Meg, he incurs the wrath of Wael, a robust warlock, via saving the woman of his middle and her humans from sure destruction.
But younger Trevyn’s trials have in simple terms simply started. Lured around the seas by means of his vengeful foe, he's captured and enslaved, and needs to one way or the other locate his strategy to freedom. For the unprotected Isle is now at Wael’s mercy, and love would definitely die if the boy-prince can't go back to the area as its champion.
A vintage epic fable within the grand culture of J. R. R. Tolkien, set in an historic island sanctuary of gods and ghosts and magic, Nancy Springer’s attractive e-book of Isle saga is brimming with experience, romance, evil, mythic quests, mythical historical past, and ingeniously imagined locales.
By David Eddings
The ultimate RECKONING
Time used to be working out for Garion and his partners of their quest to get better Garion's boy or girl son and inheritor. in the event that they couldn't find where that's not more, then Zandramas, the kid of darkish, could use Garion's son in a ceremony that might increase the darkish Prophecy to everlasting dominion over the universe!
Only the Seeress of Kell may possibly exhibit the location of that mysterious place--and that she may possibly do just once Garion and Polgara had fulfilled an historic prophecy within the mountain fastness of the Seers . . .
Kell itself used to be closed to Zandramas--but her darkish magic may strength the information she wanted from certainly one of Garion's get together. She laid her traps and dispatched her foul minions, decided to say the area for the darkish God. yet Garion might allow not anything stand among him and his son . . .
Here is the epochal end to David Eddings' bestselling The Malloreon, the end result of an extraordinary quest throughout unusual lands and between unusual peoples--a really good delusion of fellows, Kings, Sorcerers, and Gods stuck up within the seven-thousand-year struggle among historical, opposing Destinies scuffling with to figure out the destiny of all production.
By Mary Kirchoff
The identify Guerrand DiThon has been cursed via his kinfolk because the day he disappeaered. whilst a mysterious plague moves their beleaguered village, Guerrand's identify is invoked back -- because the explanation for the disaster.
Bram DiThon, Guerrand's nephew, is extra like his uncle than the kin might care to confess. a talented herbalist, Bram has unknowingly became his talents towards magic. it's to Bram the villagers flip while the plague alterations their eyes to onyx, their limbs to snakes, and their flesh to stone.
Unable to prevent the unexplainable deaths, Bram units out to discover his lacking uncle. He learns that Guerrand is the excessive Defender of Bastion, the final stronghold prior to the misplaced fort. yet find him, Bram has unwittingly given an evil mage -- as soon as Guerrand's pal, now his archenemy -- the major to break the 3 orders of sorcery.
The Medusa Plague is the second one within the Defenders of Magic Trilogy, a chain through Dragonlance saga writer Mary Kirchoff that might probe for the 1st time some of the secrets and techniques of sorcery on this planet of Krynn.
By Michelle Sagara
Seven years in the past Kaylin fled the crime-riddled streets of Nightshade, figuring out that anything used to be after her. teenagers have been being murdered-- and all had an analogous abnormal markings that mysteriously seemed on her personal skin....
Since then, she's discovered to learn, she's realized to struggle and she's turn into one of many vaunted Hawks who patrol and police the town of Elantra. along the winged Aerians and the immortal Barrani, she's made a spot for herself, faraway from the suggest streets of her birth.
But teenagers are once more demise, and a gloomy and customary development is rising. Kaylin is ordered again into Nightshade with a accomplice she understands she can't belief, a Dragon lord for a spouse and a tool to comprise her powers-- powers that no different human has. Her job is simple-- locate the killer, cease the murders...and live on the attentions of these who declare to be her allies!
By C. S. Friedman
All her lifestyles Jessica Drake has dreamed of different worlds, a few of them just like her personal, others disturbingly alien. She by no means stocks the main points with an individual, shop her more youthful brother Tommy, a compulsive gamer who accommodates a few points of Jessica’s goals into his video games. yet now a person is looking approximately these dreams...and approximately her. an odd lady has been gazing her residence. A customer to her college makes an attempt to take ownership of her dream-inspired art.
By Orson Scott Card, Neil Gaiman, Robert Silverberg, Tad Williams, Robin Hobb, Raymond E. Feist, George R. R. Martin, Terry Brooks, Anne McCaffrey, Diana Gabaldon, Elizabeth Haydon
Delusion enthusiasts, have fun! Seven years after author and editor Robert Silverberg made publishing heritage with Legends, his acclaimed anthology of unique brief novels by way of a few of the maximum writers in fable fiction, the long-awaited moment quantity is the following. Legends II alternatives up the place its illustrious predecessor left off. the entire bestselling writers represented in Legends II go back to the designated universe of the mind's eye that its writer has made well-known through the international. no matter if set earlier than or after occasions already stated somewhere else, no matter if that includes loved characters or compelling new creations, those masterful brief novels are either captivating stand-alones--perfect introductions to the paintings in their authors--and imperative additions to the epics on which they're established. past any doubt, Legends II is the delusion occasion of the season.
ROBIN HOBB returns to the world of the Elderlings with "Homecoming," a strong story during which exiles despatched to colonize the Cursed beaches locate themselves sinking into an intoxicating yet lethal dream . . . or is it a memory?
GEORGE R. R. MARTIN keeps the adventures of Dunk, a tender hedge knight, and his strange squire, Egg, in "The Sworn Sword," set a iteration sooner than the occasions in A music of Ice and Fire.
ORSON SCOTT CARD tells a story of Alvin Maker and the robust Mississippi, that includes a few ne'er-do-wells named Jim Bowie and Abe Lincoln, in "The Yazoo Queen."
DIANE GABALDON turns to a huge personality from her Outlander saga--Lord John Grey--in "Lord John and the Succubus," a supernatural mystery set within the early days of the Seven Years War.
ROBERT SILVERBERG spins a charming story of Majipoor's early history--and distant future--as visible in the course of the eyes of a dilettantish poet who discovers an unforeseen future in "The e-book of Changes."
TAD WILLIAMS explores the unusual afterlife of Orlando Gardiner, from his Otherland saga, in "The Happiest useless Boy within the World."
ANNE McCAFFREY shines a gentle into the main mysterious and wondrous of all locations on Pern within the heartwarming "Beyond Between."
RAYMOND E. FEIST turns from the good battles of the Riftwar to the tale of 1 soldier, a tender guy approximately to embark at the trip of his existence, in "The Messenger."
ELIZABETH HAYDON tells of the destruction of Serendair and the destiny of its final defenders in "Threshold," set on the finish of the 3rd Age of her Symphony of a while series.
NEIL GAIMAN provides us a glimpse into what befalls the guy referred to as Shadow after the occasions of his Hugo Award--winning novel American Gods in "The Monarch of the Glen."
TERRY BROOKS provides a thrilling epilogue to The Wishsong of Shannara in "Indomitable," the story of Jair Ohmsford's determined quest to accomplish the destruction of the evil Ildatch . . . armed in simple terms with the magic of phantasm.
By Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
E-book one within the exceptional Empire Trilogy by means of bestselling authors Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts, now to be had in book layout. input the mysterious and unique international of Kelewan… Mara, the youngest baby of the traditional and noble Acoma kinfolk, is ready to take her pledge of servitude to the goddess Lashima whilst the rite is disrupted through information of her father and brother's dying in conflict. regardless of her grief, because the basically surviving member of her apartment, Mara needs to now absorb the mantles of Ruling woman. yet she quickly discovers betrayal on the middle of her family's loss, and the Acoma's enemies have introduced her condo to the threshold of utter destruction. Daughter of the Empire is the marvelous first ebook within the Empire Trilogy through Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts. Mara, an green political participant, needs to draw on all her wit, intelligence and crafty to navigate the ruthless online game of the Council, regain the distinction of condominium Acoma and safe the way forward for her relations. yet with assassins ready round each nook, it may well take every little thing Mara has just to continue to exist. Daughter of the Empire is the 1st in Feist and Wurts' amazing epic trilogy – the most profitable delusion collaborations of all time. The trilogy maintains with the second one ebook, Servant of the Empire.
By Dan Simmons
Les Feux de l'Éden (titre unique : Fires of Eden) est un roman fantastique de Dan Simmons paru en 1994, ayant obtenu le prix Locus du meilleur roman d'horreur 1995 et dont l'action se passe à Hawaii. Un des personnages principaux n'est autre que Samuel Clemens, alias Mark Twain.