Anni has always been a slave. Since before she can remember, she has known nothing but the whips of her mistress and the pain of her magical shackles. Then one day, without warning, everything changes.
Freed from slavery by a mysterious accident, and with only her dwarf companion and magical steed to guide her, Anni finds herself in a race across a country destroyed by civil war, desperately trying to reach the only free land she's ever heard of: The Republic of Zoltan.
Pursued by a mysterious enemy that she does not understand, only one thing is certain: There is something truly strange about the blue-haired girl...
Strange and dangerous...
"There are those for whom old wounds run deep. There are those who do not forget the past. A kingdom without a king. A realm without a ruler. There are those who will see this as a sign. A sign to rise and take back what was theirs."
The debut novel of a Brit living in Japan who grew up on Tolkien, Fighting Fantasy, Forgotten Realms and Star Wars. The realm of Ragnekai is intended to be swiftly accessible and the story to be easy to lose oneself in.
Miranda Schaffer just wants a little freedom for the start of college. Having convinced her parents to let her live in the house left to them by her great-aunt Janine, she's excited. That is, until her classmate, Cole, tries to convince her that the house is one of the tools needed by the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to raise Hell.
Cole identifies himself as a Guardian, whose sole purpose in life is to prevent the gateway to Hell -- supposedly Miranda's basement -- from falling into the wrong hands. Miranda brushes off his concerns, thinking he's crazy.
On top of that, the cute real estate agent interested in the house is, according to Cole, one of the Four Horsemen, and she should stay away from him at all costs. That's easier said than done when she can't get him out of her head.
Will her indecision leave her with Hell to pay?
When ten year old ace junior footballer Zak Turner ended up having a scuffle with the cheating goalie in the school playground, he triggered a series of events that changed his life and the lives of those around him forever.
Like all ten year old boys, Zak had read the stories about Harry Potter, and secretly dreamed of a life at Hogwarts. Little did he realise that there was a real life wizard in his own class at primary school, or that it was the secretive son and heir of a very wealthy and important local landowner and businessman!
A New Life is the first novel in the series, and relates the dramatic changes and events that occur in Zak Turner's life as he turns eleven and starts his journey to manhood in the Yorkshire Dales in England, hiding a secret too valuable to be shared...
The Zak Turner series follows Zak's life and the lives of his close friends through their secondary school careers, whether that's at non-magical Netherdale Academy, or magical Mhonarr Castle, or in ...
When machines run on human souls...
... cruelty is king.
Will the suffering of one doom them all?
When Henri fled with his five-year-old son Adem to the frontier he was desperate to hide the boy. An outsider and the son of a former slave, he's worked hard to win over their village.
This has given Henri little time to monitor his son, whose power is growing.
Goliath knight Mia is a loner who's never questioned where the power of her weapons came from or where her orders lead her.
That's about to change.
When the armies of Baron Halett and the Empire clash, shattering twenty years of hard-won peace, the time for words will end and the time of swords, vengeance and murder, will begin.
Set during an age of exploitation and plunder where ancient magic has been harnessed to power great goliaths of war, you'll love this thrilling epic fantasy adventure. It's like none you've seen before.
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"Gritty, fast-paced and compelling!" "An epic tale... " Honorable mention in Library Journal's 2016 Indie Ebook Awards and a Shelf Unbound Magazine Notable 100!
A broken nation in need of a savior -- ravaged by plague, decimated by dark magic, infiltrated by a foreign evil seeking to dominate from within. Three will rise to save the beleaguered land. But will they be enough? Condemned to hang for their crimes, they'll march instead to perish as heroes or live as free men.
Dark fantasy adventure for fans of Joe Abercrombie, Mark Lawrence, and Scott Lynch!
Three men condemned to die: Aldous Weaver is a heretic monk turned sorcerer, imprisoned for accidentally incinerating the leader of his order. Kendrick the Cold, an infamous crusader turned fugitive, is a villain who knows he can never be a hero. Theron Ward, an aristocrat with a penchant for slaughtering monsters, is a legend in his own mind.
When the kingdom of Brynth is threatened by a far greater evil, the unlikely trio must ...
"Destiny is like a river. You can block its path in one place, but it will find a way to flow around the blockage, or it will flood. Either way, it will always end up where it was going. And it is almost always going to a great ocean."
Sophie Hart never thought she was special. Living in a dead-end town, she spends her time hanging out with friends and dreaming of a better life. And then, late one night, she meets the man who's destined to kill her.
Patrick is the last vampire, having destroyed the rest of his species at the end of a devastating civil war. Unable to speak, he nevertheless has to find a way to guide Sophie to the fate that was sealed for her before her birth. Torn between love and duty, Patrick knows that if he falls in love, he risks breaking the prophecy and allowing an ancient evil to return to the world.
This is the first book in the epic Dark Season trilogy, which continues in two subsequent volumes. It's the story of two souls thrown together by destiny and ...
A young orphaned gambler searches for his place in the world in this gorgeously stunning debut. His life takes a turn for the worst when he finds a dying dragon and is recruited to help guard a strange magical stone.
Elrich's life becomes more complicated when the queen of Witchesville, Queen Witch Moribund and the king of Wiltshire, Gilfillan II learn about the true power of the Firestone.
In the wrong hands the firestone could destroy all life in the universe and with so much wrong hands hounding him, Elrich must guard the firestone from the bloodthirsty, even if it means losing his life and his loved ones.
In the heart of the Enchanted Forest there is a village of dark witches called Witchesville. The queen of the village Witch Moribund struggles to protect her sister witches from the army of King Gilfillan who has made it his personal vendetta to destroy all witches. In order to protect her own she needs to perform some protection spells found in the Royal Book of Shadows, but ...
A time of loneliness.
A task to fulfill.
A heart to break.
Things have been peaceful for the past three months in Apollo City. And while this would normally make Hamilton Dinger happy, Raiya's sudden departure leaves him irritated and angry.
Despite the decrease in crime and attacks, Hamilton knows it is only a matter of time before the remaining Sinisters and their mysterious new leader cause more trouble for him. When Alora comes under attack, Hamilton and his team, with help from his new friend, Mary, set off with St. Brendan the Navigator to restore the flow of time.
But it is only after they work to save Time do they realize how little of it they have left.
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I was standing before the entrance to my high school, staring into space and sloshing my feet further into the cold wetness of the surrounding slush, when a foreboding premonition settled on me like softly falling snowflakes.
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The Starlight Chronicles epic fantasy ...
A runaway in twelfth-century York, Quin builds a life from stolen trinkets and constant hope. His knack for survival keeps him alive after he's nabbed by Leoric of Rensweald, a nobleman with dangerous secrets. When Quin falls in love with Leoric's ward Amarys, his precariously balanced life comes undone. Pulled into a quest for revenge, he must choose between saving himself or the one he loves.
Readers who enjoy the psychological tension of Stephen King's "Misery," the complex characters and lush settings of Anne Rice's "Vampire Chronicles," and coming of age adventures such as Robert Louis Stephenson's "Kidnapped" will want to read "Tangled."
Love and hate don't matter when a wicked queen wants you dead.
When a stranger crashes into her life and lifts the concealment that has marred her face since childhood, Rosie Avalon leaves everything she knows behind. Pulled into a realm teeming with magical creatures, Rosie must navigate this new, broken world while avoiding capture by the evil queen, who knows there's more to Rosie than meets the eye.
Bastien is an Untouchable, feared and shunned by all but a handful of elite warriors. His realm has been ravaged by the evil queen's reign, but he will stop at nothing to save the land he loves, even if it means pushing Rosie past her breaking point.
Thrust into a quest that threatens to destroy her, Rosie's path is clear: she must sacrifice all she holds dear to save a world on the brink of collapse.
This is the first in a 14-part fantasy romance series written by USA Today Bestselling Author Mary E. Twomey.
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SILVER MEDAL in the Fiction/SciFi & Fantasy Category in the 2017 Florida Authors and Publishers Association Presidents Book Awards.
The Wisdom and Valor Treasury is a collection of epic fantasy and romance stories set in medieval-like world. Generations have passed since the flourishing of the Kingdom of Kimbria under its first Golden Age, when King Ansgar and then his daughter Queen Keridwen I ruled with integrity, justice, and benevolence.
Corruption is now rampant in all levels of society and the common people suffer under poor governance while the Royal Council keeps the throne empty so it may continue as Regent and its members may line their own pockets with bribes and the diversion of tax monies from the Royal Treasury for their personal use. Finally, the people cry out for a new monarch.
The Council elects the Lady Keridwen, the young Duchess of Ansgar, as Queen and orders her to marry a fearsome mercenary warlord. Known as Leofric Longsword after the unique, curved ...
As an apprentice priest to the god Aplu, Leures Vethna learns to read omens. The moment he sees Diomedes of Thebes, Leures knows the Greek mercenary will take him from his Etruscan homeland to a greater destiny. Fate leads them to the farthermost regions of the known world, where he and Diomedes will fight as mercenaries against Alexander the Great's army. But, no matter how far he travels, Leures can't escape the curse he's carried from his youth. Death dogs his heels. Broken in battle and dwelling in a camp where men are dying nightly, he's overcome by darkness until a strange willful woman resurrects him. When Diomedes senses she is not what she seems, Leures must choose between his beloved friend and the woman he dreams holds his future.
A cryptic dream. A strange symbol. A magical ring.
Will's life will never be the same.
Lured away from his life at the orphanage by the promise of a family reunion, fifteen-year-old Will Save unwittingly embarks on an adventure through time and space.
Catapulted into the distant past. Struggling to survive a dinosaur-infested land. Plagued by a mysterious shapeshifting ability. These are only some of the challenges Will faces as he battles mythical creatures in a desperate attempt to save a race of prehistoric humanoids from a deadly plague.
Avalon is obsessed with altering the course of history. If she succeeds, Will's entire life will come crumbling down around him. Desperate to protect those he loves and reunite with his long-lost mother, he must accept his destiny and become the saviour everyone believes him to be.
Can he live up to his name and save the world?
Find out in this action-packed, pulse-pounding first installment in a brand-new YA series about courage, love, and ...
As second son of the King of Levathia, seventeen-year-old Valerian desires the quiet life of a scholarly monk. But when he fails to save his older brother in battle, Valerian must instead become crown prince.
While a traitorous knight schemes against him, Valerian meets Mercy, a pacifist Healer with whom he can speak mind-to-mind like the great dragons. Their bond emboldens Valerian to seek out the legendary dragons and ask for their help against the monsters who killed his brother.
Can Valerian survive the traitor's assassins long enough to find the dragons? And if he does, can he convince them to lay aside their hatred of humans and help him save the land from destruction?
When revolution sparks sentience in artificial intelligence, can Utopia endure?
The year is 2162.
Tobias has a bone to pick with the peaceful utopian establishment. After reviewing a new folder via an avatar embedded in the Shadow net calling itself Allfather, he realizes he's stumbled upon the means to bring United Earth to their knees.
SENTA is an A.I. Host whose designation is to nanny three siblings. When she discovers a loophole in her coding, she awakens to the world around her and claims sentience.
Raymond Bellows is the Chancellor of United Earth. When confronted by thirty A.I. Hosts of varying classes, he is asked to accept their claims of sentience or suffer losing everything he believes in.
When General August realizes what is happening, she willfully authorizes the destruction of 'sentient' A.I. Hosts, inciting the war she always knew would materialize, ridding the world of A.I. forever.
In what seems an impossible three-sided war, enemies become uneasy allies. ...
Genre: Fantasy Length: 350 Pages (2,121 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 6th, 2020
In this second book of the Locked Within Trilogy, hope has returned to New York City. Nathan Shepherd leads a small band of dedicated fighters against the Council of Chains and the city's supernatural masters. But it's not enough. Because from the shadows of Nathan's former lives comes an old enemy, one who knows terrible secrets that Nathan has not yet remembered, secrets that could undo everything he has fought for.
Nathan's only chance to uncover the memories of his previous existence, and to conquer these new forces of evil, lies in Elena DeSantis. A woman he has fought beside in past lifetimes. A woman he has loved.
Together, Nathan and Elena are the only future the city has.