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Crown of Crystal Flame
  • Author : C. L. Wilson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9780062013293
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “[Wilson] will dazzle readers.” —Chicago Tribune First time in print! The incomparable USA Today and New York Times bestseller C.L. Wilson continues her phenomenal Tairen Soul series with Crown of Crystal Flame, an epic romantic adventure that combines sweeping fantasy with breathtaking paranormal romance. Popular author Christine Feehan is an enthusiastic fan of Wilson’s magnificent saga, and anyone who adores the dark, epic fantasy of Terry Goodkind will be captivated by the further adventures of the woodcutter’s daughter Ellysetta and her lover, the Fey King Rain, as they prepare for the ultimate battle to save their world, the mystical Fading Lands, from the all devouring Darkness.

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    Lord of the Fading Lands
  • Author : C. L. Wilson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780062023704
  • Reader Reviews : 39
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “The best book I’ve read in years.” —Christine Feehan The incomparable C.L. Wilson brings her phenomenal Tairen Soul novels to Avon Books! Lord of the Fading Lands is the first book in the epic romantic adventure that combines sweeping fantasy with breathtaking paranormal romance. USA Today and New York Times bestseller C. L. Wilson dazzles with a magnificent, heart-soaring tale of passion and great destiny—of the tormented Fey King Rain, the woodcutter’s daughter Ellysetta, who would be queen, and their eternal quest for true love in the mystical Fading Lands.

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    Crystal Flame
  • Author : Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Publisher : Five Star (ME)
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 0786209089
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A New York Times Bestselling Author A woman of glittering eyes and cool, celestial bearing, she is Kalena, the last survivor of a proud heritage. Now, disguised as an innocent country girl, she is on a deadly secret mission -- to destroy her family's enemy at any cost. Only one man can stop her, the soldier they call Fire Whip, the stranger commanded to tame her, the lover who instead threatens to melt her frozen heart. In their world of fire and ice, light and dark, and terrible, clashing forces, only the Fire Whip -- the hottest of flames -- can touch Kalena, the coolest of women. For only the union of the Fire Whip and his woman will have the power to burn through the growing darkness that threatens their world.

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    Pathfinder's Way
  • Author : T.A. White
  • Publisher : T.A. White
  • Pages : 535
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Trateri are about to learn a vital lesson of the Broken Lands. Deep in the remote expanse where anything can happen, it pays to be on a pathfinder’s good side. Nobody ventures beyond their village walls. Nobody sane that is. Monstrous creatures and deadly mysteries wait out there. Lucky for the people she serves, Shea’s not exactly sane. As a pathfinder, it’s her job to face what others fear and protect her charges from the dangers that await in the Broken Lands. It’s not an easy job, but she’s the best at what she does. When the people she serves betray her, Shea must rely on her wits and skill to survive the Trateri, a barbarian horde sweeping in to conquer the Lowlands, and their warlord, a man as dangerous as he is compelling. Her actions and the decisions she makes might mean the difference between life or death. Danger looms on the horizon and a partnership with the Warlord may be the only thing preventing the destruction of everything she holds dear.

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    The Elements of the Crown
  • Author : Kay L. Moody
  • Publisher : Marten Press
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • She wasn’t supposed to become so powerful. She wasn’t even supposed to survive. In an empire divided into three rings, Talise is from the lowliest and most dangerous outer ring. To escape that life, she just has to do three things. 1) Attend an elite academy for manipulating the elements of water, air, earth, and fire. 2) Become the most powerful student in her year. 3) Prove her magic is the best in a competition in front of the emperor himself. Everything goes according to plan until a handsome and rich young man shows up with just as much skill as her. She has to win. She has to hate him. But when the competition falls apart, the emperor forces them to work together instead. Their growing attraction only distracts them from dark truths the empire has hidden for too long. Secrets lurk in every shadow of the palace, hiding a conflict that sits on the brink of war. But Talise has secrets of her own. Secrets that could destroy her. A war is coming. Talise can only hope she’s powerful enough to meet it. If you like fierce females, enemies to lovers romance, royal intrigue, and shocking plot twists, you’ll love this complete epic fantasy series. This book has exclusive content including a map of Kamdaria, character illustrations of Talise and Aaden, instructions to the game, Forces of Kamdaria, and an excerpt to the companion short story, Winds of Flame. This series was originally published as novellas. This book includes novellas #1-4 of The Elements of Kamdaria (Ice Crown, Wind Crown, Dust Crown, and Flame Crown). Don't miss the other books in this breathtaking epic fantasy series. #1: The Elements of the Crown #2: The Elements of the Gate #3: The Elements of the Storm Buy The Elements of the Crown and dive into a magical world.

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    Crown of Ice
  • Author : Vicki L. Weavil
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 1946202045
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Magic
  • Seventeen-year-old Snow Queen Thyra Winther is immortal, but if she can't reassemble a shattered enchanted mirror by her eighteenth birthday, she's doomed to spend eternity as a wraith. Based on Hans Christian Andersen's The snow queen.

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    Warsworn
  • Author : Elizabeth Vaughan
  • Publisher : Tor Paranormal Romance
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781429915083
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Warsworn is an epic fantasy romance from USA Today bestselling author Elizabeth Vaughan! Lara is the Warprize A powerful healer, she has sworn an oath of loyalty to Keir the Warlord, and his people. Now the Warlord and his chosen mate face enemies within the tribe and danger lurks on every hand as they journey toward Keir's homeland. When they reach a village marked with the warnings of the plague, Keir forbids Lara to heal the sick, commanding that she not risk her own life. But both Lara and Kier are strong of will and neither will bend easily, even for love; and when Lara disobeys, she pays the price: both she and Kier are plague-struck... and so is their entire encampment. In the midst of the dying, Iften, a rival warrior, gathers his followers and challenges Keir for the right to rule their tribe. If Keir, weakened by the sickness, loses -- he dies. And so does Lara. To save her love, her life, and her adopted people, Lara must find a cure for the plague -- and fully embrace her sworn role as Warprize to her Warlord. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Truth Seer
  • Author : Kay L Moody
  • Publisher : Marten Press
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Not even the truth will set you free in a world of lies. It’s 2121, and Kenyan-born Imara is a human lie detector, making her valuable and dangerous—but most of all, cynical. One can only take seeing the swirling colors of deceitfulness on others for so long. When her sister is taken hostage into the depths of Egyptian catacombs, only the power to see the best in others can set them both free. In this intriguing and fast-paced dystopian tale, a high-tech future collides with an ancient past. Enjoy a world that yields heroic and flawed characters and demands the ultimate sacrifice.

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    House of Earth and Blood
  • Author : Sarah J. Maas
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN : 9781635574050
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A #1 New York Times bestseller! Sarah J. Maas's brand-new CRESCENT CITY series begins with House of Earth and Blood: the story of half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance. Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life-working hard all day and partying all night-until a demon murdered her closest friends, leaving her bereft, wounded, and alone. When the accused is behind bars but the crimes start up again, Bryce finds herself at the heart of the investigation. She'll do whatever it takes to avenge their deaths. Hunt Athalar is a notorious Fallen angel, now enslaved to the Archangels he once attempted to overthrow. His brutal skills and incredible strength have been set to one purpose-to assassinate his boss's enemies, no questions asked. But with a demon wreaking havoc in the city, he's offered an irresistible deal: help Bryce find the murderer, and his freedom will be within reach. As Bryce and Hunt dig deep into Crescent City's underbelly, they discover a dark power that threatens everything and everyone they hold dear, and they find, in each other, a blazing passion-one that could set them both free, if they'd only let it. With unforgettable characters, sizzling romance, and page-turning suspense, this richly inventive new fantasy series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas delves into the heartache of loss, the price of freedom-and the power of love.

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    The 48 Laws of Power
  • Author : Robert Greene
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9781101042458
  • Reader Reviews : 139
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this multi-million-copy New York Times bestseller is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control – from the author of The Laws of Human Nature. In the book that People magazine proclaimed “beguiling” and “fascinating,” Robert Greene and Joost Elffers have distilled three thousand years of the history of power into 48 essential laws by drawing from the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, and Carl Von Clausewitz and also from the lives of figures ranging from Henry Kissinger to P.T. Barnum. Some laws teach the need for prudence (“Law 1: Never Outshine the Master”), others teach the value of confidence (“Law 28: Enter Action with Boldness”), and many recommend absolute self-preservation (“Law 15: Crush Your Enemy Totally”). Every law, though, has one thing in common: an interest in total domination. In a bold and arresting two-color package, The 48 Laws of Power is ideal whether your aim is conquest, self-defense, or simply to understand the rules of the game.

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    Queen of Bitter Thorn
  • Author : Kay L Moody
  • Publisher : Marten Press
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Faerie itself is on the brink of destruction. Alone and frightened, Elora must return to Bitter Thorn to share news of Queen Alessandra’s most recent victory. But the realm is crumbling before her eyes. Frost covers surfaces it should not. Defensive enchantments are not as strong as they should be. Everyone in Faerie is falling prey to the Fairfrost queen’s manipulation. Though Elora’s magic sometimes works, she still has no idea how or why. At every turn, Ansel impedes their progress and feeds the fear they can’t escape. Fairfrost Palace is now heavily guarded, which makes it nearly impossible for them to face Queen Alessandra. To restore Prince Brannick to his rightful place as High King, Elora must learn to trust herself. It might be easier if her victories would last. It might be easier if she lived. Queen of Bitter Thorn is Book 4, the final book in The Fae of Bitter Thorn. Don't miss the other books in this enchanting fantasy series! Prequel: Heir of Bitter Thorn (available on author's website) Book 1: Court of Bitter Thorn Book 2: Castle of Bitter Thorn Book 3: Crown of Bitter Thorn Book 4: Queen of Bitter Thorn Buy the 4th and final book now and dive into the magical world of Bitter Thorn. epic fantasy, fae books, faerie, fantasy romance fae, epic fantasy fiction, sword and sorcery, action and adventure, coming of age, young adult, teen fantasy books, epic fantasy books, young adult fantasy, fantasy romance, teen fantasy romance, fantasy series

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    Eye of Truth
  • Author : Lindsay Buroker
  • Publisher : Lindsay Buroker
  • Pages : 295
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • After ten years at war, Jev Dharrow looks forward to hanging up his sword, relaxing with a cool mug of ale, and forgetting that the love of his life married another man while he was gone. But when his ship sails into port, a beautiful woman wearing the garb of an inquisitor from one of the religious orders waits to arrest him. His crime? He’s accused of stealing an ancient artifact with the power to start another war. Jev would gladly hand over the artifact to stop more suffering, but he has no idea where it is or even what it looks like. The inquisitor woman definitely has the wrong person. Inquisitor Zenia Cham grew up with nothing, but she has distinguished herself as one of the most capable law enforcers in the city, and she’s next in line to become archmage of the temple. All she has to do is find the Eye of Truth, and her superiors are certain that Jev has it. He tries to charm her with his twinkling eyes and easy smile, but she’s not letting any man get between her and her dreams. Especially not a thief. If Jev can’t convince Zenia they’re on the same side, find the artifact, and clear his name, his homecoming will turn into a jail sentence. Or worse.

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    Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics,Policy and Global Affairs,Committee on Science, Technology, and Law,Committee on Identifying the Needs of the Forensic Sciences Community
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9780309142397
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Law
  • Scores of talented and dedicated people serve the forensic science community, performing vitally important work. However, they are often constrained by lack of adequate resources, sound policies, and national support. It is clear that change and advancements, both systematic and scientific, are needed in a number of forensic science disciplines to ensure the reliability of work, establish enforceable standards, and promote best practices with consistent application. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward provides a detailed plan for addressing these needs and suggests the creation of a new government entity, the National Institute of Forensic Science, to establish and enforce standards within the forensic science community. The benefits of improving and regulating the forensic science disciplines are clear: assisting law enforcement officials, enhancing homeland security, and reducing the risk of wrongful conviction and exoneration. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States gives a full account of what is needed to advance the forensic science disciplines, including upgrading of systems and organizational structures, better training, widespread adoption of uniform and enforceable best practices, and mandatory certification and accreditation programs. While this book provides an essential call-to-action for congress and policy makers, it also serves as a vital tool for law enforcement agencies, criminal prosecutors and attorneys, and forensic science educators.

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    Revelation
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN : 9780857861016
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Bibles
  • The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.

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    Warprize
  • Author : Elizabeth Vaughan
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781101477748
  • Reader Reviews : 22
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “Vaughan’s brawny barbarian romance recreates the delicious feeling of adventure and the thrill of exploring mysterious cultures created by Robert E. Howard in his Conan books and makes for a satisfying escapist read with its enjoyable romance between a plucky, near-naked heroine and a truly heroic hero.”—Booklist The daughter of a Warrior King, Lara was trained as a healer. With her father dead and her incompetent half-brother on the throne, the kingdom is in danger of falling to warring Firelanders. Unable to depose her sibling or negotiate peace, Lara serves her people by healing the warriors—on both sides of the conflict—who are injured in battle. Lara finds herself educated in her enemy’s language and customs in return for her attention and compassion. She never expects that her deeds, done in good faith, would lead to the handsome and mysterious Firelander Warlord demanding her in exchange for a cease-fire. To save her land and her people, Lara trades her freedom to become the Warprize.

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    The Sea King
  • Author : C. L. Wilson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9780062198112
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the New York Times bestselling author of The Winter King comes a breathtaking new tale of love and adventure set in the mystical land of Mystral He wasn’t supposed to choose her… Seafaring prince Dilys Merimydion has been invited to court the three magical princesses of Summerlea. To eradicate the pirates threatening Calberna and to secure the power of the Sea Throne, Dilys vows to return home with a fierce warrior-queen as his bride. But politics has nothing to do with unexpected temptation. She didn't dare wed him... A weathermage like her sisters, Gabriella Coruscate’s gentleness exemplifies the qualities of her season name, Summer. Yet her quiet poise conceals dangerous powers she cannot begin to wield. Better to live without excitement, she reasons, than risk her heart and lose control—until an irresistible Sealord jolts her awake with a thunderclap of raw desire. Until evil threatens everything they hold dear… When pirates kidnap Summer and her sisters, Dilys begins a desperate quest to save the woman he loves. Only by combining his command of the seas with the unleashed fury of Summer’s formidable gifts can they defeat their brutal enemies and claim the most priceless victory of all: true love.

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    The Crown of Light
  • Author : Elizabeth Lenhard
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0007209460
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Children's stories
  • Darkness and despair have descended on the people of Meridian. Will, Irma, Taranee, Cornelia and Hay Lin must join Elyon and the rebel forces to try and bring back the light to Meridian. This title also contains a colour comic book insert.

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    Dragon Actually
  • Author : G. A. Aiken
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN : 1420103733
  • Reader Reviews : 32
  • Genre : Fiction
  • While battling against her greatest enemies, a warrior princess is torn between her fierce desire for an arrogant knight and her feelings for a powerful dragon. Original.

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    The Shattered Crown
  • Author : Maxym M. Martineau
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9781728241234
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Dark magic, mythical beasts, undying assassins, and forbidden love—this thrilling final installment in the epic Beast Charmer series is perfect for fans of Jennifer Armentrout, Sarah J Maas and Claire Legrand When Leena Edenfrell swore herself to the Frozen Prince, Noc Feyreigner, she never dreamed she'd ignite the flames of war. And yet as their enemies combine forces against them, Leena and Noc have no choice but to gather their allies and fight. While Noc makes moves to reclaim their lost throne, Leena acts as the new Crown of the Charmer's Council, searching for a way to stop the enemy from raising an ancient creature destined to burn their world to ash. But no matter how hard they fight—for each other, for their friends, and for everyone who looks to them to lead—Leena can't escape the feeling that her time is running out. Soon a winged shadow reigns over Lendria, and Leena is the last thing standing between everyone she loves and total destruction. It's in that moment that Noc and Leena discover the true price of victory: in order to tame the ancient dragon, Leena will have to sacrifice her own heart...and lose herself in the process. Intense, compelling, and impossible to put down, The Shattered Crown is perfect for readers looking for: epic YA/New Adult fantasy series a unique premise and a plot to die for books like Sarah J. Maas' Kingdom of Ash and Kalyn Josephson's Storm Crow high fantasy with paranormal and romance elements multidimensional characters and rich world-building The Beast Charmer Series: Kingdom of Exiles The Frozen Prince The Shattered Crown

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    We Hunt the Flame
  • Author : Hafsah Faizal
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780374311568
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • An Ignyte Award Winner 2020 A TIME Magazine Top 100 Fantasy Book of All Time A BuzzFeed Pick for "YA Books You Absolutely Must Read This Spring" A Bustle's Most Anticipated 2019 YA Release A Paste Magazine's Top 10 Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2019 A Paste Magazine Best YA Book of 2019 A PopSugar Best YA Book of 2019 A TeenVogue Book Club Pick for 2019 A Barnes & Noble Teen Book Club Pick for 2019 "Lyrical and spellbinding" —Marieke Njikamp, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Set in a richly detailed world inspired by ancient Arabia, Hafsah Faizal's We Hunt the Flame—first in the Sands of Arawiya duology—is a gripping debut of discovery, conquering fear, and taking identity into your own hands. People lived because she killed. People died because he lived. Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the sultan. If Zafira was exposed as a girl, all of her achievements would be rejected; if Nasir displayed his compassion, his father would punish him in the most brutal of ways. Both Zafira and Nasir are legends in the kingdom of Arawiya—but neither wants to be. War is brewing, and the Arz sweeps closer with each passing day, engulfing the land in shadow. When Zafira embarks on a quest to uncover a lost artifact that can restore magic to her suffering world and stop the Arz, Nasir is sent by the sultan on a similar mission: retrieve the artifact and kill the Hunter. But an ancient evil stirs as their journey unfolds—and the prize they seek may pose a threat greater than either can imagine.

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    The Elements of the Gate
  • Author : Kay L. Moody
  • Publisher : Marten Press
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The empire is full of unrest. Talise is ready to accept her new leadership roles but isn’t sure how. It doesn’t help that the emperor wants to take out enemy bases, yet he remains oblivious to the other conflicts around them. The aristocratic citizens of the Crown are angry at the emperor for lying about their enemy. The middle-class citizens of the Gate are angry at the state of their once great empire. And the poor, desperate citizens of the Storm are beginning to awake after years of oppression. Problems multiply when the enemy obtains knowledge about a mysterious amulet that has the power to destroy armies. With her heart still in pieces, Talise struggles to meet the obstacles ahead. But the truth soon becomes clear. If she can’t gain back loyalty from the citizens and find the ancient amulet, the empire will be lost forever. This book has exclusive content including a map of Kamdaria, character illustrations of Wendy and Claye, and bonus chapter from Claye's perspective. This series was originally published as short novellas. This book includes novellas 5-8 of The Elements of Kamdaria: River Gate, Smoke Gate, Vine Gate, and Ember Gate. Don't miss the other books in this breathtaking fantasy series! #1: The Elements of the Crown #2: The Elements of the Gate #3: The Elements of the Storm Buy The Elements of the Gate and dive into a magical world.

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    The Winter King
  • Author : C. L. Wilson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9780062096661
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • An epic new fantasy romance from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author C. L. Wilson After three long years of war, starkly handsome Wynter Atrialan will have his vengeance on Summerlea's king by taking one of the man's beautiful, beloved daughters as his bride. But though peace is finally at hand, Wynter's battle with the Ice Heart, the dread power he embraced to avenge his brother's death, rages on. Khamsin Coruscate, Princess of Summerlea and summoner of Storms, has spent her life exiled to the shadows of her father's palace. Reviled by her father, marriage to Wintercraig's icy king was supposed to be a terrible punishment, but instead offers Kham her first taste of freedom—and her first taste of overwhelming passion. As fierce, indomitable Wynter weathers even Khamsin's wildest storms, surprising her with a tenderness she never expected, Kham wants more than Wynter's passion—she yearns for his love. But the power of the Ice Heart is growing, dangerous forces are gathering, and a devastating betrayal puts Khamsin and Wynter to the ultimate test.

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    Words of Radiance
  • Author : Brandon Sanderson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 1088
  • ISBN : 9781429949620
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance, Book Two of the Stormlight Archive, continues the immersive fantasy epic that The Way of Kings began. Expected by his enemies to die the miserable death of a military slave, Kaladin survived to be given command of the royal bodyguards, a controversial first for a low-status "darkeyes." Now he must protect the king and Dalinar from every common peril as well as the distinctly uncommon threat of the Assassin, all while secretly struggling to master remarkable new powers that are somehow linked to his honorspren, Syl. The Assassin, Szeth, is active again, murdering rulers all over the world of Roshar, using his baffling powers to thwart every bodyguard and elude all pursuers. Among his prime targets is Highprince Dalinar, widely considered the power behind the Alethi throne. His leading role in the war would seem reason enough, but the Assassin's master has much deeper motives. Brilliant but troubled Shallan strives along a parallel path. Despite being broken in ways she refuses to acknowledge, she bears a terrible burden: to somehow prevent the return of the legendary Voidbringers and the civilization-ending Desolation that will follow. The secrets she needs can be found at the Shattered Plains, but just arriving there proves more difficult than she could have imagined. Meanwhile, at the heart of the Shattered Plains, the Parshendi are making an epochal decision. Hard pressed by years of Alethi attacks, their numbers ever shrinking, they are convinced by their war leader, Eshonai, to risk everything on a desperate gamble with the very supernatural forces they once fled. The possible consequences for Parshendi and humans alike, indeed, for Roshar itself, are as dangerous as they are incalculable. Other Tor books by Brandon Sanderson The Cosmere The Stormlight Archive The Way of Kings Words of Radiance Edgedancer (Novella) Oathbringer The Mistborn trilogy Mistborn: The Final Empire The Well of Ascension The Hero of Ages Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne series Alloy of Law Shadows of Self Bands of Mourning Collection Arcanum Unbounded Other Cosmere novels Elantris Warbreaker The Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians series Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians The Scrivener's Bones The Knights of Crystallia The Shattered Lens The Dark Talent The Rithmatist series The Rithmatist Other books by Brandon Sanderson The Reckoners Steelheart Firefight Calamity At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Beyond the Rails II
  • Author : Jack Tyler
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN : 1508872546
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • British East Africa in the 1880s. A place of mystery, intrigue, and danger. Powerful tribes, many hostile, the descendants of once-great empires, rule the plains and forests. European colonial powers jostle for advantage as they struggle to push inland from their coastal enclaves. A rail line is being driven from Mombasa toward Lake Victoria, drawing laborers and speculators from every civilized continent. The rails have reached Nairobi, a still-tiny boom town where wealthy entrepreneurs rub shoulders with cutthroats and railroad workers, but to reach out further, one must travel by foot or wagon, or by one of the ramshackle airships that connect the scattered settlements. One such ship is Kestrel, once a steam powered river lighter designed to haul cargos up the shallow streams that reach inland from the coast. Rescued from the scrapyard and slung beneath a balloon, she has been given a second chance at life as a carrier in the aerial cargo trade. Business is good in the booming colony, but in every pub and hostel, at the end of every pier, in the alley behind each tavern lurk dangerous men (and women!) of questionable motives, each with his own scheme to claim his share of the colony's wealth, by whatever means come readily to hand. No one completely escapes brushes with these charlatans, and Captain Clinton Monroe's crew is no exception. Join them aboard the Kestrel as they sail the skies to high adventure.

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    The Elements of the Storm
  • Author : Kay L. Moody
  • Publisher : Marten Press
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • With her life in ruin, Talise must head to the deadliest part of the empire. Talise's heart is shattered. What little hope she has is hanging by a thread. She hides in the outer ring of Kamdaria where fear, destruction, and death reign. Winter’s icy tendrils curl in each day, and her difficulties only expand. At first, she simply wants to survive. But war is still brewing in the other rings. Even when she tries to ignore it, power and poison force her to take sides. As her enemy is evolving, she still has to help the citizens, train with the elements, and build an army. Winter storms and surprise attacks make every day more difficult than the last. And time is running out… If Talise doesn’t survive long enough to fulfill her duty, Kamdaria will be lost forever. This series was originally published as short novellas. This book includes novellas 9-12 of The Elements of Kamdaria: Water Storm, Air Storm, Earth Storm, and Fire Storm. Don't miss the other books in this breathtaking fantasy series! #1: The Elements of the Crown #2: The Elements of the Gate #3: The Elements of the Storm Buy The Elements of the Storm and dive into a magical world.

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    The Light of Meridian
  • Author : Julie Komorn
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN : 9780007209422
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Children's stories
  • A journey to Meridian to find Elyon and persuade her to come home brings an unexpected surprise for Cornelia.

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    Flames of Chaos
  • Author : Amelia Hutchins
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 606
  • ISBN : 0997720182
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  • Genre : Books
  • Aria and her sisters return to the Human Realm of Haven Falls to find one of their own that's gone missing. They soon discover things have changed in the Human Realm and that nothing is what it seems, including Knox, the egotistical, self-centered, frustratingly gorgeous man who declared himself King during their absence.Sparks fly when the two enter a fiery battle of wills as Aria learns she is more than just a witch in the Hecate bloodline; she is much, much more.Will Aria embrace her savage side to find her sister and save her family, or will she burn to ashes from his heated kisses and burning hot embrace?Knox has ulterior motives for being in Haven Falls and never expected the little witch to show up and brazenly challenge his rule.It was supposed to be easy; get in and get out. Move pieces into place and set the stage for the war he's been planning for over five hundred years. Aria is his sworn enemy but something within her calls to him and he hates himself for craving the fiery kisses that have reignited his cold, dead heart. One taste, and he thought he could get her out of his system. He was wrong.Will Knox let go of the memories of the past, driving his need for revenge that will destroy the pretty little witch he craves, or will he push the boundaries to fight for and claim what is his by right? Either way, war is inevitable. And nothing will stop him from reaching for what is his. Epic Fantasy with heavy love-hate situations.

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    The Dead Romantics
  • Author : Ashley Poston
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 369
  • ISBN : 9780593336489
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The New York Times Bestseller and Good Morning America Book Club Pick! "I LOVED this book! ...Funny, breathtaking, hopeful, and dreamy.”—Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis "One of the Summer's Hottest Reads"—Entertainment Weekly A disillusioned millennial ghostwriter who, quite literally, has some ghosts of her own, has to find her way back home in this sparkling adult debut from national bestselling author Ashley Poston. Florence Day is the ghostwriter for one of the most prolific romance authors in the industry, and she has a problem—after a terrible breakup, she no longer believes in love. It’s as good as dead. When her new editor, a too-handsome mountain of a man, won't give her an extension on her book deadline, Florence prepares to kiss her career goodbye. But then she gets a phone call she never wanted to receive, and she must return home for the first time in a decade to help her family bury her beloved father. For ten years, she's run from the town that never understood her, and even though she misses the sound of a warm Southern night and her eccentric, loving family and their funeral parlor, she can’t bring herself to stay. Even with her father gone, it feels like nothing in this town has changed. And she hates it. Until she finds a ghost standing at the funeral parlor’s front door, just as broad and infuriatingly handsome as ever, and he’s just as confused about why he’s there as she is. Romance is most certainly dead . . . but so is her new editor, and his unfinished business will have her second-guessing everything she’s ever known about love stories.

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    Troubled Waters
  • Author : Sharon Shinn
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781473221277
  • Reader Reviews : 23
  • Genre : Fiction
  • After the death of her father - a former royal adviser - Zoe Ardelay has little time to grieve before she receives astonishing news: she has been chosen to become the king's fifth wife. Zoe accompanies an ambassador to the royal city, but once there she slips away and hides among those who live along the shores of the mighty river. For Zoe is coru: ruled by the elemental sign of water. Gradually she discovers that she is, in fact, the coru prime. Which means she must return to the palace, not as an unwilling bride for the king but as a woman with power in her own right . . .

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    Graceling
  • Author : Kristin Cashore
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN : 015206396X
  • Reader Reviews : 404
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace, the Grace of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king.

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    The Soul of Power
  • Author : Callie Bates
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9780399177453
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • One young woman learns the true nature of power—both her own and others’—in the riveting conclusion to The Waking Land Trilogy. “Bates brilliantly concludes an impressive high fantasy trilogy with this tale of scheming and magic.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) Sophy Dunbarron—the illegitimate daughter of a king who never was—has always felt like an impostor. Separated from her birth mother, raised by parents mourning the loss of their true daughter, and unacknowledged by her father, Sophy desires only a place and a family to call her own. But fate has other ideas. Caught up in Elanna Valtai’s revolution, Sophy has become the reigning monarch of a once-divided country—a role she has been groomed her whole life to fill. But as she quickly discovers, wearing a crown is quite a different thing from keeping a crown. With an influx of magic-bearing refugees pouring across the border, resources already thinned by war are stretched to the breaking point. Half the nobility in her court want her deposed, and the other half question her every decision. And every third person seems to be spontaneously manifesting magical powers. When Elanna is captured and taken to Paladis, Sophy’s last ally seems to have vanished. Now it is up to her alone to navigate a political maze that becomes more complex and thorny by the day. And worse, Sophy is hiding a huge secret—one that could destroy her tenuous hold on the crown forever. “Sophy is truly a feminist hero: she embraces equality and justice for all—a theme running throughout the novel—while challenging societal norms.”—Booklist Don’t miss any of Callie Bates’s magical Waking Land trilogy: THE WAKING LAND • THE MEMORY OF FIRE • THE SOUL OF POWER

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    Every Ugly Word
  • Author : Aimee Salter
  • Publisher : Powered by Amazon
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1939106443
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When seventeen-year-old Ashley Watson walks through the halls of her high school, bullies taunt and shove her. She can't go a day without fighting with her mother. And no matter how hard she tries, she can't make her best friend, Matt, fall in love with her. But Ashley also has something no one else does: a literal glimpse into the future. When Ashley looks into the mirror, she can see her twenty-three-year-old self. Her elder self has been through it all already--she endured the bullying, survived the heartbreak, and heard every ugly word her classmates threw at her. But her older self is also keeping a dark secret: Something terrible is about to happen to Ashley. Something that will change her life forever. Something even her older self is powerless to stop. Perfect for fans of "Thirteen Reasons Why" and "The List," "Every Ugly Word" is a gripping and emotional story about the devastating consequences of bullying. This is a new release of the previously self-published title Breakable.

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    Never Fear - The Tarot
  • Author : Heather Graham,Tim Waggoner,Michael A. Stackpole,Matthew Costello,C.L. Wilson,Tori Eldridge,Lisa Mannetti,Jaime Rush,Rebecca Paisley,Patrick Freivald,Edward DeAngelis,Richard Devin,Lance Taubold,Jeff DePew,Lee Lawless,Hal Bodner,Jennifer St. Giles,Lori Avocato,Michael M. Hughes,Tara Nina,C.M.C. Dobbs,Linda J. Parisi,Jason Pozzessere,Crystal Perkins,Aidan Russell,Mathew Kaufman,Jayne Belmont,Janice M. Jones
  • Publisher : Invoke Books
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN : 9780997791204
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  • We asked twenty-six authors to write stories based on the Tarot, with the cards determining which stories the authors would write. Over the course of several months we reached out to some of the best genre authors and proposed our idea. Once we had our authors, we took a tarot deck and a list of all twenty-six names. We would read the author’s name, shuffle the deck, and draw a card. That tarot card and its traits were all the authors had to go on. The card was removed, the deck was reshuffled, and the next name was read off. This anthology contains twenty-six stories based on the twenty-two cards of the Major Arcana and the four cards of the Minor Arcana. Award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors combine their talents to deal out twenty-six dark tales influenced by the Tarot.

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    Heart on Fire
  • Author : Amanda Bouchet
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Pages : 355
  • ISBN : 9781492626084
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • WITH THE POWER OF THE GODS AT HER FINGERTIPS Cat Fisa's destiny has finally caught up with her. But fully accepting her fate means taking a final, terrifying step—reuniting all three realms and embracing her place as Queen with warlord-turned-king Griffin at her side. Yet forging their kingdom can only mean going to war with Fisa and its violent Alpha—Cat's own mother, Andromeda. Although Cat used to be Andromeda's sole weakness, that's no longer true. And while Andromeda seems to know every trick and spell, Cat's own magic refuses to work like it should. When tragedy strikes, Cat unleashes the power she's been afraid of all her life, but her misuse of the Gods' gifts comes with a terrible price. Ripped away from Griffin and the home she's come to love, Cat's only option is to fully accept the power she's always denied so that she can return to the people she loves, confront her murderous mother, and finish restoring her kingdom—no matter the ultimate cost. Discover exciting bonus material, including maps, illustrations, and an expanded look at the world of Thalyria. Fans of Jennifer Armentrout, Scarlett St. Clair and Sarah J. Maas will burn for this spicy romantic fantasy. The Kingmaker Chronicles: A Promise of Fire (Book 1) Breath of Fire (Book 2) Heart on Fire (Book 3) A Curse of Queens (A Kingmaker Chronicles novel, Book 1) Readers are raving about the Kingmaker Chronicles: "Give this to your Game of Thrones fans." —Booklist STARRED Review "Loved it!" —ELOISA JAMES, New York Times bestselling author "Utterly breathtaking!" —DARYNDA JONES, New York Times bestselling author "Masterful worldbuilding." —Kirkus STARRED Review "Absolutely fabulous." —C.L. WILSON, New York Times bestselling author "Magic, action, romance—everything I love in a series." —JENNIFER ESTEP, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author "Sweeping in its world building and poignant in its emotion. A Homeric trilogy not to be missed." —GRACE DRAVEN, USA Today bestselling author "Easily my favorite book of 2016!" —Bookriot "Delivers with both heat and heart—loved it!" —JEFFE KENNEDY, award-winning author

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    Realms of Fae and Shadow
  • Author : Stacey Trombley,Clarissa Gosling,Tessonja Odette
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 602
  • ISBN : 9798685460172
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  • Enchanted forests. Deadly bargains. Welcome to the magic of Faerie. Realms of Fae and Shadow is a breathtaking fantasy anthology featuring eight exclusive tales. Discover magic, romance, and betrayal as you lose yourself in the faerie world... Can a human girl rescue a cursed fae prince before she's shackled to a dull mortal life? When the heir to the Unseelie Court is confronted with an unsettling fate, does he embrace the dark magic of the crown or turn his back on duty forever? A fae princess is set to inherit a kingdom... only to discover devastating secrets lurking beneath the legacy of her throne. Experience these stories (and more!) unfold as you journey through a portal to Faerie where danger meets beauty and the darkest shadows face the light. If you love brooding royals, glittering courts, and fierce heroines, then you'll adore this dazzling selection. REALMS OF FAE AND SHADOW is a limited edition collection featuring stories by: Stacey Trombley Kay L Moody Clarissa Gosling Tessonja Odette Joanna Reeder, USA Today Bestselling Author Alison Ingleby, USA Today Bestselling Author Valia Lind, USA Today Bestselling Author Hanna Sandvig One click to join the faerie revel today!

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    Crown of Thieves
  • Author : Ree Soesbee,Vinod Rams
  • Publisher : Mirrorstone
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0786938331
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  • Elidor, thought to have died battling the sorceress Asvaria, is brought back to life by a magic crown that will kill him if he removes it and that he must keep away from an evil wizard.

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    Ghosthunting New York City
  • Author : L'Aura Hladik
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN : 9781458730053
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  • On this leg of the journey you'll explore the scariest spots in the Big Apple. Author L'Aura Hladik visits more than 30 legendary haunted places, all of which are open to the public-so you can test your own ghosthunting skills, if you dare. Join L'Aura as she visits each site, snooping around eerie rooms and dark corners, talking to people who swear to their paranormal experiences, and giving you a first-hand account. Enjoy Ghosthunting New York City from the safety of your armchair or hit the road, using the maps, ''Haunted Places''travel guide with 50 more spooky sites and ''Ghostly Resources.''Buckle up and get ready for the spookiest ride of your life.

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    Pale Fire
  • Author : Vladimir Nabokov
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780141912868
  • Reader Reviews : 54
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A novel constructed around the last great poem of a fictional American poet, John Shade, and an account of his death. The poem appears in full and the narrative develops through the lengthy, and increasingly eccentric, notes by his posthumous editor.

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    The Girls
  • Author : Emma Cline
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9780812998610
  • Reader Reviews : 3471
  • Genre : Fiction
  • THE INSTANT BESTSELLER • An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • The Guardian • Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Financial Times • Esquire • Newsweek • Vogue • Glamour • People • The Huffington Post • Elle • Harper’s Bazaar • Time Out • BookPage • Publishers Weekly • Slate Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn into the circle of a soon-to-be infamous cult and the man who is its charismatic leader. Hidden in the hills, their sprawling ranch is eerie and run down, but to Evie, it is exotic, thrilling, charged—a place where she feels desperate to be accepted. As she spends more time away from her mother and the rhythms of her daily life, and as her obsession with Suzanne intensifies, Evie does not realize she is coming closer and closer to unthinkable violence. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award • Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize • The New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • Emma Cline—One of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists Praise for The Girls “Spellbinding . . . a seductive and arresting coming-of-age story.”—The New York Times Book Review “Extraordinary . . . Debut novels like this are rare, indeed.”—The Washington Post “Hypnotic.”—The Wall Street Journal “Gorgeous.”—Los Angeles Times “Savage.”—The Guardian “Astonishing.”—The Boston Globe “Superbly written.”—James Wood, The New Yorker “Intensely consuming.”—Richard Ford “A spectacular achievement.”—Lucy Atkins, The Times “Thrilling.”—Jennifer Egan “Compelling and startling.”—The Economist

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    The Last Tear
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN : 9780007209392
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  • Unrest is growing behind the veil and the girls must travel again to Meridian to save the day. Even although things appear to be calm in Heatherfield, Cedric and his army are growing stronger. They will stop at nothing to keep the Guardians of the Veil from fulfilling their destinies. When the Guardians find an enchanted painting and a mysterious artist. They uncover Meridian's complex history. Before Cedric can destroy the city, the girls must dry the last tear of Meridian and end an ancient curse.