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Jeux d'ombres (Les annales de la Compagnie Noire, Tome 5)

By Glen Cook

« Nous sommes l. a. dernière des compagnies franches de Khatovar. Nos traditions et nos souvenirs ne vivent que dans les présentes annales et nous sommes les seuls à porter notre deuil.
Aujourd’hui c’est l. a. fin. Nous nous sommes séparés. Pourtant je continuerai, moi Toubib, à tenir ces annales. Et, qui sait ? ceux à qui je dois les ramener y trouveront peut-être quelque intérêt. Le cœur ne bat plus mais des spasmes agitent encore les membres. los angeles Compagnie noire est morte de fait mais son nom survit. Et nous, ô dieux impitoyables, restons pour mesurer le pouvoir des noms.
La course du Sud est devant nous. »

S’engage une longue et impolite pérégrination. Or dans le Sud règnent les redoutables Maîtres d’ombres.

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Madwand

By Roger Zelazny

Pol Detson, son of Lord Det of Rondoval, has come domestic. he's now a robust sorceror of unsurpassed common skill - in an international the place the facility of magic is the one sort that concerns. yet Pol continues to be an untrained expertise, a 'MADWAND'. To take regulate of his powers, to rule in his father's position, he needs to continue to exist hard education and an exquisite initiation into the rites of sorcery. As pals, Pol has one dragon and one thief. As enemies he has the main strong wizards of the land. And no less than certainly one of them wishes him useless. concerning the writer Zelazny wrote many novels, brief tales, and novellas, together with Nebula and Hugo Award winners 24 perspectives OF MOUNT FUJI, through HOKUSAI, PERMAFROST and residential IS THE HANGMAN.

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Son of the Shadows (The Sevenwaters Trilogy, Book 2)

By Juliet Marillier

Son of the Shadows, the second one booklet in Juliet Marillier's award-winning Sevenwaters Trilogy

Beautiful Sorcha is the brave younger girl who risked all to avoid wasting her relatives from a depraved curse and whose love shattered generations of hate and bridged cultures. It was once via her sacrifice that the spell used to be damaged and her brothers have been ultimately introduced domestic to Sevenwaters. yet no longer all her brothers have been in a position to get away the spell that remodeled them into swans, or even those that did have been more-and less-than they have been prior to the change.

It is left to Sorcha's daughter, Liadan, to satisfy the future of the Sevenwaters extended family. liked baby and dutiful daughter, she embarks on a trip that opens her eyes to the wonders of the realm round her . . . and indicates her simply how hard-won used to be the peace that there are forces a ways darker than an individual can have guessed and historical powers conspiring to wreck this family's peace--and their world.

She will desire all of her power to face as much as these she loves top, for within the discovering of her personal real love, Liadan's path may perhaps doom all of them . . . or could be their salvation.

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Whisper: A Riley Bloom Book

In Alyson Noël's Whisper, Riley Bloom may possibly quite have bitten off greater than she's prepared for. After virtually begging the Council for a tougher Soul trap, she is assigned an exact Roman gladiator―Theocoles, the Pillar of Doom. How is Riley, a thin twelve-year-old, alleged to get via to him? Then she meets the attractive Messalina, who convinces her that her simply probability is to turn into a part of this global. to complete this, Messalina is helping Riley via a dramatic, mystical makeover, reworking her into the attractive and mature youngster she's consistently desired to be. eventually, Riley can adventure her first boyfriend and her first kiss. With a dream this spell binding, will she ever are looking to depart?

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The Heretic: A Templar Chronicles novel (Volume 1)

By Joseph Nassise

SWAT city myth style! long island instances bestseller Joseph Nassise gives you the 1st publication in a spellbinding new sequence that is bound to please fanatics of Mercy Thompson, Sandman slender, and the Dresden records.

Danger lurks within the shadows and now one is aware that higher than those that have pledged themselves to maintain the realm secure from darkish and more and more lethal forces, the Knights Templar.

Left for useless within the wake of an assault via a fallen angel, Cade Williams now instructions the Echo group, one in every of six elite wrestle devices within the Templar hierarchy. yet Cade isn't any traditional soldier; his stumble upon with the supernatural left him with a thirst for vengeance for the loss of life of his spouse, Gabrielle, in addition to a number of strange talents of his own. skills that experience earned him the nickname the Heretic between his faith-driven brethren.

When a gaggle of necromancers raid a Templar stronghold and scouse borrow a robust relic, Cade and the Echo group spring into motion to avoid the incredible results. however the challenge starts off to move awry whilst Cade discovers that the facility in the back of the necromancers is none except the Adversary, the angel of darkness that attempted to kill him years before. Will Cade sacrifice the venture, and doubtless the lives of his males, for the sake of his personal agenda?

The Heretic
is the 1st publication in a genre-bending city myth sequence that mixes darkish supernatural suspense with army event. if you happen to like breakneck-paced thrillers, unforgettable characters, and extreme battles with demons and different supernatural creatures, then you are going to love this pulse-pounding sequence.

Buy the booklet this present day and sign up for the warfare to guard humanity!

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Sten (Sten #1)

By Allan Cole

Born on Vulcan, a manufacturing facility planet the place human lifestyles has much less price than the lowliest computer, Sten rebels opposed to the corporate following the mysterious demise of his mom and dad. He harasses the corporate from the mazelike warren of tunnels underneath the planet. He might have been simply one other "delinq" -- yet humans like Sten by no means provide up...

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The Drawing of the Dark (Del Rey Impact)

By Tim Powers

What does the recognized Herzwesten beer need to do with saving the total western global from the invading Turkish armies? Brian Duffy, getting older soldier of fortune, is the one guy who can rescue the realm from evil--if in basic terms he can work out why the beer used to be so vital to a mysterious previous guy known as the Fisher King, and why his goals are plagued with pictures of a sword and an arm emerging from a lake . . .

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The Last Dark (Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant)

By Stephen R. Donaldson

The Climax of the complete Thomas Covenant Chronicles

After greater than 3 a long time, having attained bestseller prestige world wide, The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant reaches its end. this can be a actually historical second in fable, as Stephen R. Donaldson’s innumerable fanatics study the ultimate destiny of the Land.

The trojan horse of the World’s finish is roused, looking the smash of all things....

Compelled step by step to activities whose effects they can neither foresee nor hinder, Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery have fought for what they love within the magical truth recognized simply as “the Land.” Now they face their ultimate predicament. Reunited after their separate struggles, they realize in one another their actual power—and but they can't think the right way to cease the bug of the World’s finish from unmaking Time. however, they have to face up to the destroy of all issues, giving their final power within the carrier of the world’s continuance.

You probability a lot, as you've ever performed. Mayhap you are going to be successful. when you don't, your worthy isn't thereby diminished.

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Ages of Wonder

By Julie E. Czerneda

Nineteen tales of fantasy and magic in the course of the centuries

listed below are nineteen unique tales of delusion, magic, and the creatures of delusion, as noticeable via varied historic eras— from the Age of Antiquity to the Age of Sails, the Colonial Age, the Age of Pioneers, the Pre-Modern Age, and the Age to come...

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Red Seas Under Red Skies (Gentleman Bastards)

By Scott Lynch

In his hugely acclaimed debut, The Lies of Locke Lamora, Scott Lynch took us on an adrenaline-fueled event with a band of bold thieves led by way of con artist extraordinaire Locke Lamora. Now Lynch brings again his outrageous hero for a caper so death-defying, not anything in need of a miracle will pull it off.

After a brutal conflict with the underworld that just about destroyed him, Locke and his depended on sidekick, Jean, fled the island urban in their start and landed at the unique seashores of Tal Verrar to nurse their wounds. yet even at this westernmost fringe of civilization, they can’t relaxation for long—and are quickly again to what they do most sensible: stealing from the unfit wealthy and pocketing the proceeds for themselves.

This time, despite the fact that, they've got distinctive the grandest prize of all: the Sinspire, the main unique and seriously guarded playing condominium on this planet. Its 9 flooring allure the wealthiest clientele—and to upward thrust to the best, one needs to galvanize with reliable credits, fun behavior…and excruciatingly impeccable play. For there's one cardinal rule, enforced by means of Requin, the house’s cold-blooded grasp: it's demise to cheat at any online game on the Sinspire.

overtly undeterred, Locke and Jean have orchestrated an tricky plan to lie, trick, and swindle their means up the 9 floors…straight to Requin’s teeming vault. less than the cloak of fake identities, they meticulously make their climb—until they're towards the spoils than ever.

yet an individual in Tal Verrar has exposed the duo’s mystery. somebody from their earlier who has each goal of creating the impudent criminals pay for his or her sins. Now it's going to take each ounce of crafty to avoid wasting their mercenary souls. And even that won't be enough.…

PRAISE FOR SCOTT LYNCH

“A vivid new voice within the myth genre.”—George R. R. Martin

Red Seas lower than pink Skies

“Lynch hasn’t purely imagined a distant global, he’s created it, placed all of it down on paper—the smells, the sounds, the folks, the texture of where. the radical is a virtuoso functionality, and sf/fantasy enthusiasts will gobble it up.”Booklist (starred review)

Red Seas less than crimson Skies firmly proves that Scott Lynch isn’t a one-hit ask yourself. . . . It’ll simply be an issue of time ahead of Scott Lynch is pointed out within the related breath as George R. R. Martin and Steven Erikson.”Fantasy ebook Critic

“Grand, grandiose, grandiloquent . . . No critic is probably going to fault Lynch in his overflowing traits of inventiveness, audacious draftsmanship, and sympathetic characterization.”Locus

“The form of witty romp that reminds you precisely how a lot enjoyable heroic fable is meant to be.”SFX

The Lies of Locke Lamora

“Right now, within the complete flush of a moment analyzing, i believe The Lies of Locke Lamora is perhaps in my most sensible ten favourite books ever. might be my best 5. in the event you haven’t learn it, you might want to. in case you have learn it, you'll want to most likely learn it again.”—Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling writer of The identify of the Wind

From the Hardcover edition.

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