The Skystone (The Camulod Chronicles, Book 1)

By Jack Whyte

Everyone understands the story-how Arthur pulled the sword from the stone, how Camelot got here to be, and in regards to the strength struggles that finally destroyed Arthur's goals. yet what of the time earlier than Arthur and the forces that created him?

How did the legend fairly come to pass?

Before the time of Arthur and his Camelot, Britain used to be a gloomy and lethal position, savaged by means of warring factions of Picts, Celts, and invading Saxons. The Roman voters who had lived there for generations have been all of sudden confronted with a dangerous selection: may still they depart and soak up place of dwelling in a corrupt Roman international that was once completely international, or may still they remain and face the insanity that will occur while Britain's final bastion of safeguard for the civilized, the Roman legions, left?

For Romans, Publius Varrus and his buddy Caius Britannicus, there may be just one resolution. they are going to remain, to maintain what's better of Roman lifestyles, and may create a brand new tradition out of the wreckage. In doing so, they are going to unknowingly plant the seeds of legend-for those males are Arthur's great-grandfathers, and their activities will form a kingdom . . . and forge a sword often called Excalibur.

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AlterWorld (Play to Live: Book #1)

By D. Rus

A brand new pandemic - the perma impact - has taken over Earth of the close to destiny. everytime you play your favourite game, watch out: your brain may perhaps merge with the digital international and sell off its comatose host. Woe be to these caught endlessly in Tetris! And nonetheless they are the fortunate ones in comparison to these burning alive perpetually in the scorched hulls of tank simulators.

But a few unfortunates - the handicapped and the terminally unwell, shell-shocked military vets, wronged crime sufferers and different society misfits - decide to flee actual existence willingly, escaping to the unlimited global of on-line sword and sorcery MMORPGs.

Once a professional gamer and now a terminal melanoma sufferer, Max grasps at this ultimate likelihood to maintain his lifestyles and identification. So he is going for it - is going for the promise of immortality shared with a number of trusty buddies and the girl he loves. jointly they roam the roads of AlterWorld and pattern its discomfort and ecstasy born of absolute freedom.

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The Secret Country

The first booklet within the magical, splendidly interwoven Secret Country trilogy. They suggestion it used to be a video game, however it used to be its personal world... 

every one holiday for the previous 9 years, cousins Patrick, Ruth, Ellen, Ted, and Laura have performed a video game they name the “Secret”—an invented, scripted international choked with witches, unicorns, a magic ring, courtroom intrigue, and the Dragon King. within the mystery, they could think something into truth, and form future. Then the incredible occurs: via trick or unintentionally, they really locate themselves in the key state, their made-up identities now genuine. The 5 have arrived first and foremost in their video games, with the rustic at the fringe of conflict. What was interesting and lovely now looms threateningly sooner than them, and nobody is bound find out how to cease it… or in the event that they will ever come back home.
"An elaborate glowing net of intrigue and magic. certainly one of my very favorites.”—Patricia C. Wrede, writer of Dealing with Dragons

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Cloud Warrior (Amtrak Wars, Book 1)

By Patrick Tilley

After spending the 1st seventeen years of his existence within the underground international of the Amtrak Federation, Steve Brickman, a newly-trained wingman, emerges to affix an elite unit making the 1st strike opposed to the Plainfolk Mutes. Steve has no inkling that his arrival has already been envisioned via the enemy or that he's destined to embark on a deadly event: a try out of braveness and patience that would completely swap his existence and reason him to doubt the reality of every thing he has been taught due to the fact that beginning.

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Fall of Light: Book Two of the Kharkanas Trilogy

By Steven Erikson

Steven Erikson returns to the Malazan international with the second one e-book in a depressing and revelatory new epic myth trilogy, person who happens a millennium sooner than the occasions in his New York instances bestselling Malazan publication of the Fallen. Fall of Light keeps to inform the tragic tale of the downfall of an historical realm, a narrative started within the seriously acclaimed Forge of Darkness.

It is a sour iciness and civil battle is ravaging Kurald Galain. Urusander’s Legion prepares to march at the urban of Kharkanas. The rebels’ merely competition lies scattered and weakened - bereft of a pace-setter seeing that Anomander’s departure looking for his estranged brother. the rest brother, Silchas damage, ideas in his stead. He seeks to collect the Houseblades of the Highborn households to him and resurrect the Hust Legion within the southlands, yet he's speedy operating out of time.
The officials and leaders of Urusander’s Legion, led through the ruthless Hunn Raal, wish the Consort, Draconus, forged apart and their commander to marry mom darkish and take his position along with the dwelling Goddess. yet this union may be excess of easily political. A sorcerous strength has claimed these opposing mom darkish: gven shape by means of the exiled excessive Priestess Syntara, the Cult of sunshine rises in solution to mom darkish and her Children.

Far to the west, an not likely military has collected, looking an enemy with no shape, in a spot none can locate, and commanded via a Jaghut pushed mad with grief. it sort of feels Hood’s name has been heard, and the long-abandoned urban of Omtose Phellack is now domestic to a rabble of latest arrivals: Dog-Runners from the south, and Jheck warriors. From the Western Sea unusual ships have grounded upon the tough shore bearing blue-skinned strangers to supply Hood their swords. And from mountain fastnesses and remoted valleys of the North, Toblakai arrive to pledge themselves to Hood’s doubtless very unlikely struggle. quickly, they're going to set forth – or by no means – below the banners of the residing. quickly, guns may be drawn, with demise itself the enemy.

Beneath the chaos of such occasions, and spanning the world and people numerous different geographical regions hidden at the back of its veil, magic now bleeds into the realm. Unconstrained, mysterious and savage, the ability that's the lifeblood of the Azathanai, K’rul, runs free and wild - and following its odor, looking the locations of injuring and harm the place the sorcery rushes forth, entities either new and historic are accumulating . . . and they're desirous to feed.

Understanding finally what his reward of blood has unleashed, a weakened K’rul units out, within the corporation of a lone mum or dad, to carry order to this child sorcery and within the identify of order seeks its maximum avowed enemy…

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Tomb of Nightmares (Grail Quest, Book 7)

By J. H. Brennan

"You'll love this job," stated Merlin. "No threat in any respect. None of that saving the realm enterprise. It'll be a bit of cake."

Why then does a bad foreboding weigh down you as you input the the underground labyrinth of Grott's Tomb to do Merlin's "little favour"? Why is your course blocked via the awful Draculina, fangs on the prepared? Why are there extra monsters, and deadlier traps right here than in any of your past adventures?

What is Merlin's genuine goal in sending you unprepared into the appalling Tomb of Nightmares? and should you live to tell the tale lengthy sufficient to determine?

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The Gypsy Morph (Genesis of Shannara, Book 3)

By Terry Brooks

Terry Brooks gained quick acclaim together with his extra special big apple occasions bestseller The Sword of Shannara. Its sequels earned Brooks mythical prestige. Then his darkly enchanting The note and the Void trilogy published new depths and vistas to his mastery of epic fable. Armageddon’s childrens and The Elves of Cintra took Brooks’s striking mythos to a wide ranging new point through delving deep into the heritage of Shannara. And now, The Gypsy Morph rounds out–with an experience of unforgettably innovative scope–the first section of a brand new bankruptcy during this vintage series.

Eighty years into the long run, the USA is a no-man’s-land: its panorama blighted by way of chemical battle, toxins, and plague; its govt collapsed; its voters adrift, determined, scuffling with to stick alive. In fortified compounds, survivors carry the road opposed to wandering predators, rogue militias, and hideous mutations spawned from the poisonous atmosphere, whereas opposed to all of them stands an enemy neither mortal nor merciful: demons and their minions bent on slaughtering and subjugating the final of humankind.

But from round the nation, allies of excellent unite to problem the rampaging evil. Logan Tom, wielding the magic employees of a Knight of the note, has a promise to keep–protecting the world’s basically wish of salvation–and a rating to settle with the demon that massacred his relatives. Angel Perez, Logan’s fellow Knight, has risked her lifestyles to help the elvish race, whose peaceable, hidden realm is marked for extermination through the forces of the Void. Kirisin Belloruus, a tender elf entrusted with an old magic, needs to carry his complete civilization from a sizeable military. And Hawk, the rootless boy who's not anything under destiny’s tool, needs to lead the final of humanity to a latter-day promised land ahead of the ultimate darkness falls.

The Gypsy Morph is an epic saga of a global in flux because the mortal realm yields to a paranormal one; because the champions of the note and the Void conflict for the final time to make your mind up what is going to be and what needs to stop; and as, from the remnants of a doomed age, whatever altogether striking rises.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Princess of the Silver Woods (Twelve Dancing Princesses)

By Jessica Day George

When Petunia, the youngest of King Gregor's twelve dancing daughters, is invited to go to an aged good friend within the neighboring nation of Westfalin, she welcomes the swap of surroundings. yet in an effort to succeed in Westfalin, Petunia needs to go through a woodland the place unusual two-legged wolves are rumored to exist. Wolves motive on redistributing the wealth of the noble voters who've entered their territory. however the bandit-wolves end up extra rakishly good-looking than really harmful, and it isn't till Petunia reaches her vacation spot that she realizes the kindly grandmother she has been summoned to go to might be an enemy bent on restoring an age-old curse.

The tales of purple driving Hood and Robin Hood get a brand new twist as Petunia and her many sisters tackle bandits, grannies, and the hot King below Stone to finish their relations curse as soon as and for all.

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The Black Swan (Fairy Tale Series, Book 2)

By Mercedes Lackey

After his wife's premature demise, a strong sorcerer dedicates his existence to looking revenge opposed to all womankind. He turns his captives into appealing swans--who in short regain human shape through the fleeting gentle of the moon. in basic terms Odette, noblest of the enchanted flock, has the braveness to confront her captor. yet can she achieve the allies she must loose herself and the opposite swan-maidens from their magical slavery?A enormous story of loyalty and betrayal, of magic solid and evil, of affection either carnal and natural, and of the duality of human nature, The Black Swan is a wealthy tapestry that's absolute to develop into an all-time masterpiece of delusion.

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