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The Once and Future King
by T. H. White

Language

English

Pages

654

Publication Date

November 01, 2011

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<b>T. H. White’s masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur is a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance and magic that has enchanted readers for generations.</b><br /> <i> </i><br /> Once upon a time, a young boy called “Wart” was tutored by a magician named Merlyn in preparation for a future he couldn’t possibly imagine. A future in which he would ally himself with the greatest knights, love a legendary queen and unite a country dedicated to chivalrous values. A future that would see him crowned and known for all time as Arthur, King of the Britons.<br />  <br /> During Arthur’s reign, the kingdom of Camelot was founded to cast enlightenment on the Dark Ages, while the knights of the Round Table embarked on many a noble quest. But Merlyn foresaw the treachery that awaited his liege: the forbidden love between Queen Guenever and Lancelot, the wicked plots of Arthur’s half-sister Morgause and the hatred she fostered in Mordred that would bring an end to the king’s dreams for Britain—and to the king himself.<br /><br /><b>“[<i>The Once and Future King</i>] mingles wisdom, wonderful, laugh-out-loud humor and deep sorrow—while telling one of the great tales of the Western world.”</b>—<b>Guy Gavriel Kay</b>
Oracle's Haunt (Desert Cursed Series Book 4)
by Shannon Mayer

Language

English

Pages

250

Publication Date

November 06, 2018

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Hope is a four letter word. Yet, I can’t help but hope that the Oracle will be the answer to what I seek.<br /><br />But getting to the Oracle is no small thing as she resides in the center of the Blasted lands—toxic waste, lava, and monsters. And as the alpha of our Pride, it’s up to me to act responsibly and not get my people all killed.<br /><br />Driving us from behind comes the desert goddess whose rage is centered on me, and with her is a new ally, who still holds my heart in his hands. One whose voice calls to me still.<br /><br />Eyes on the prize, I will push forward, even though hope feels weak and pointless. Along the way, maybe my heart will heal, maybe I’ll bring my brother back from the dead, maybe this will turn out okay after all.<br /><br />Or maybe I will lose everything, and everyone I hold dear and discover I’m not meant to save anyone.<br /><br />Hope might spring eternal, but she’s a right bitch as far as I can see. <br /><br />Also Available!<br />Witch's Reign (Desert Cursed Book 1) <br />Dragon's Ground (Desert Cursed Book 2) <br />Jinn's Dominion (Desert Cursed Book 3) <br />
A Secret History of Witches
by Louisa Morgan

Language

English

Pages

496

Publication Date

September 05, 2017

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<div><b >A sweeping historical saga that traces five generations of fiercely powerful mothers and daughters -- witches whose magical inheritance is both a dangerous threat and an extraordinary gift.</b></div><div><b> </b></div><div><i><br /></i></div><div><i>Brittany, 1821.</i> After Grand-mère Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. </div><div><br /></div><div>Even so, the Orchires fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. And when their youngest daughter comes of age, magic flows anew. </div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>The lineage continues, though new generations struggle not only to master their power, but also to keep it hidden. </div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>But when World War II looms on the horizon, magic is needed more urgently than ever - not for simple potions or visions, but to change the entire course of history. </div><div><br /></div><div><br /></div><div>"I loved it. A beautiful generational tale, reminiscent of <i>Practical Magic</i>.... Grounded and real, painful and hopeful at the same time." -- Laure Eve, author of <i>The Graces</i></div>
Ivy Granger Psychic Detective Box Set
by E.J. Stevens

Language

English

Pages

760

Publication Date

October 24, 2017

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<b>Ivy Granger Psychic Detective box set includes Books 1-3 and Bonus Prequel short story.</b><br /><br />Enter an award-winning urban fantasy world where monsters roam the streets and things aren't always what they seem. Demons, ghosts, vampires, and necromancers--Ivy dodges the city's deadliest villains while solving its darkest cases. Will she save the day or die trying?<br /><br /><b>FROSTBITE (Bonus Prequel: Ivy Granger #0.5)</b><br /><br />Everyone knows that there's no such thing as ghosts, but when a client claims that her house is being haunted, Ivy tries to keep her mind open and her weapons handy. If her psychic gifts and recent cases have taught her anything, it's that you're better off arming yourself for the unexpected.<br /><br />Anything is possible in Harborsmouth.<br /><br /><b>SHADOW SIGHT (Ivy Granger #1)</b><br /><br />Ivy Granger's second sight is finally giving her life purpose. Ivy and her best friend Jinx may not be raking in the dough, but their psychic detective agency pays the bills--most of the time. Their only worry is the boredom of a slow day and the occasional crazy client--until a demon walks through their door.<br /><br />Demons are never a good sign.<br /><br /><b>GHOST LIGHT (Ivy Granger #2)</b><br /><br />Ivy Granger is back, gathering clues in the darkest shadows of downtown Harborsmouth. With the lives of multiple clients on the line, she's in a race against time. Ivy finally has a lead to the whereabouts of the one person who can help her control her wisp abilities, but will she put the needs of her clients above her own?<br /><br />If Ivy doesn't find a solution soon, she could wind up a ghost herself.<br /><br /><b>BURNING BRIGHT (Ivy Granger #3)</b><br /><br />Things are not going well at the offices of Private Eye. Jinx is having demon problems, the city is overrun with pyromaniacal imps, and Ivy's wisp powers are burning out of control, attracting the attention of both the Seelie and Unseelie courts. It's the worst possible time for the Green Lady to call in a favor, but Ivy's bound by her deal with the glaistig. Too bad there's no wiggle room in faerie bargains.<br /><br />Ivy must rid the city of imps, keep Jinx from murdering her one solid link to Hell, and fulfill her bargain with the Green Lady--with sidhe assassins hot on her tail.<br /><br />Just another day's work for Ivy Granger, psychic detective.<br /><br />"I absolutely love this series!"<br /><b>-My Urban Fantasies</b><br /><br />"Highly recommended to adult urban fantasy fans."<br /><b>-Rabid Reads</b><br /><br />"The Ivy Granger series is fantastic!"<br /><b>-Book Bite Reviews</b><br /><br />The award-winning Ivy Granger Psychic Detective series is known for heart-pounding action, quirky characters, and supernatural horrors. Take a trip to Harborsmouth where you'll encounter bloodsucking vampires, psychotic faeries, sarcastic gargoyles, temperamental witches, and our favorite snarky, kick-butt heroine.
Dark Harmony (The Bargainer Book 3)
by Laura Thalassa

Language

English

Pages

369

Publication Date

October 28, 2018

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<i>There are worse things than death. Things that lurk in the shadows and slip into your dreams. Things that have no business existing. Things that once slept … but have now awoken.</i><br /><br />For Callypso Lillis, the fae magic that now runs through her veins is equal parts curse and good fortune. For the very thing that bonds her to Desmond Flynn, the King of the Night, also makes her vulnerable to the Thief of Souls, a man who wants to break the world … and Callie along with it. <br /><br />But it’s not just the Thief whose shadow looms over the Otherworld. Des’s father is back from the dead, and he wants revenge on the son who sent him to the grave in the first place. <br /><br />Des and Callie must figure out how to stop both men, and time is running out. Because there are forces at play working to tear the lovers apart once and for all … and unfortunately for them, death is no longer the worst thing to fear.
Spinning Silver: A Novel
by Naomi Novik

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English

Pages

480

Publication Date

July 10, 2018

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER </b>• <b>A fresh and imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of </b><i><b>Uprooted.<br /></b></i><b><b><br />“One of the year’s strongest fantasy novels.”—NPR<br /></b></b><br /><b>“A perfect tale . . . with the vastness of Tolkien and the empathy and joy in daily life of Le Guin.”—<i>The</i> <i>New York Times Book Review<br /></i></b><br /> With the Nebula Award–winning <i>Uprooted,</i> Naomi Novik opened a brilliant new chapter in an already acclaimed career, delving into the magic of fairy tales to craft a love story that was both timeless and utterly of the now. <i>Spinning Silver</i> draws readers deeper into this glittering realm of fantasy, where the boundary between wonder and terror is thinner than a breath, and safety can be stolen as quickly as a kiss.<br /><br /> Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father’s inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty—until Miryem takes matters into her own hands. Hardening her heart, the young woman sets out to claim what is owed and soon gains a reputation for being able to turn silver into gold.<br /><br /> When an ill-advised boast draws the attention of the king of the Staryk—grim fey creatures who seem more ice than flesh—Miryem’s fate, and that of two kingdoms, will be forever altered. Set an impossible challenge by the nameless king, Miryem unwittingly spins a web that draws in a peasant girl, Wanda, and the unhappy daughter of a local lord who plots to wed his child to the dashing young tsar.<br /><br /> But Tsar Mirnatius is not what he seems. And the secret he hides threatens to consume the lands of humans and Staryk alike. Torn between deadly choices, Miryem and her two unlikely allies embark on a desperate quest that will take them to the limits of sacrifice, power, and love.<br /><br /> Channeling the vibrant heart of myth and fairy tale, <i>Spinning Silver</i> weaves a multilayered, magical tapestry that readers will want to return to again and again.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Spinning Silver</i></b><br /><br />“Gorgeous, complex, and magical . . . This is the kind of book that one might wish to inhabit forever.”<b>—<i>Publishers Weekly</i> (starred review)</b><br /><br />“A book as cool and mysterious as a winter’s night, with two marvelous heroines at its heart, <i>Spinning Silver</i> pits the cold of endless winter against the fires of duty, love, and sacrifice. I couldn’t put it down.”<b>—Katherine Arden, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Bear and the Nightingale</i></b>
Court of Night: A Demons of Fire and Night Novel (Institute of th...
by C.N. Crawford

Language

English

Pages

238

Publication Date

November 11, 2018

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As a Knight of the Shadow Fae, I’m tasked with defending the Institute. I’m deep into a world of dark magic, orgiastic death cults, and demon roller discos.<br /><br />But my new life begins with an impossible choice: turn over Ruadan within twenty-four hours, or my nemesis will unleash the Black Death.<br /><br />Worse, my old gladiator master is threatening to reveal my identity. If the truth gets out, I’ll be out of the Institute faster than you can say "wrath of an incubus."<br /><br />If I can't find and kill my oldest enemy in time, then it's the Black Death for everyone, and I’ll be back on the run once more.<br /><br /><b>This will be part of a four book series to be continued.</b><br /><br />Court of Shadows<br />Court of Darkness<br />Court of Night<br />Court of Dreams<br /><br /><b>This book is from the Demons of Fire and Night world.</b>
American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel
by Neil Gaiman

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English

Pages

674

Publication Date

June 21, 2011

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<!DOCTYPE html><br /><html><br /><head><br /><title>Test</title><br /></head><p>First published in 2001, <em>American Gods</em> became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of <em>American Gods</em> in this tenth anniversary edition. Newly updated and expanded with the author’s preferred text, this commemorative volume is a true celebration of a modern masterpiece by the one, the only, Neil Gaiman.</p><p><em>A storm is coming . . . </em></p><p>Locked behind bars for three years, Shadow did his time, quietly waiting for the magic day when he could return to Eagle Point, Indiana. A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring, all he wanted was to be with Laura, the wife he deeply loved, and start a new life.</p><p>But just days before his release, Laura and Shadow’s best friend are killed in an accident. With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered, Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home, an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A trickster and rogue, Wednesday seems to know more about Shadow than Shadow does himself.</p><p>Life as Wednesday’s bodyguard, driver, and errand boy is far more interesting and dangerous than Shadow ever imagined—it is a job that takes him on a dark and strange road trip and introduces him to a host of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined with his own. Along the way Shadow will learn that the past never dies; that everyone, including his beloved Laura, harbors secrets; and that dreams, totems, legends, and myths are more real than we know. Ultimately, he will discover that beneath the placid surface of everyday life a storm is brewing—an epic war for the very soul of America—and that he is standing squarely in its path.</p><p>Relevant and prescient, <em>American Gods</em> has been lauded for its brilliant synthesis of “mystery, satire, sex, horror, and poetic prose” (Michael Dirda, <em>Washington Post Book World</em>) and as a modern phantasmagoria that “distills the essence of America” (<em>Seattle Post-Intelligencer</em>). It is, quite simply, an outstanding work of literary imagination that will endure for generations.</p>
Lucian (Stratham Shifters Book 9)
by Sarah J. Stone

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English

Pages

Publication Date

November 09, 2018

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After six months of wallowing and letting everyone feel sorry for him, Lucian has had enough. He knows it’s time to move on, and the only way he can do that is to leave.<br /><br />He needs to spread his wings and prove to himself that he is still a capable bear. Set out on his journey to find himself he finds something even better. His mate.<br /><br />But as luck would have it—or not—he is shot, again. The scent is familiar bringing back memories of his time in captivity. Will Lucian be able to pull through and rise to the top while saving his mate from her own problems, or will he fall flat and let himself drown in old memories better left forgotten?
Norse Mythology
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

February 07, 2017

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<p><strong>“Remarkable.… Gaiman has provided an enchanting contemporary interpretation of the Viking ethos.”—Lisa L. Hannett, <em>Atlantic</em></strong></p><br /><p>Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin though their upheaval in Ragnarok.</p><br /><p>In <em>Norse Mythology</em>, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki—son of a giant—blood brother to Odin and a trickster and unsurpassable manipulator.</p><br /><p>Gaiman fashions these primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds and delves into the exploits of deities, dwarfs, and giants. Through Gaiman’s deft and witty prose, these gods emerge with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to duping others, and their tendency to let passion ignite their actions, making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again.</p>

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