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Reaper's Gale (Malazan Book 7)
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 1284
  • ISBN : 9780553813166
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Fantasy-roman.

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    Reaper's Gale
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 844
  • ISBN : 0765310074
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A clash of warriors draws closer as Rhulad Sengar, the Emperor of a Thousand Deaths, spirals into madness, surrounded by sycophants and agents of his Machiavellian chancellor. Against this backdrop, a band of fugitives seek a way out of the empire, but on

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    Reaper's Gale
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 836
  • ISBN : 0765316536
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • As Rhulad Sengar, the Emperor of a Thousand Deaths, spirals into madness, the Letherii secret police launch a reign of terror against their own people, conspiracies rock the palace, and the far-seeing Errant is suddenly blind to the future, while the Edur fleet draws ever closer and a band of fugitives embarks on a perilous quest out of the empire. Simultaneous. 30,000 first printing.

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    Reaper's Gale
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 832
  • ISBN : 9781429925884
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A brutal, harrowing chapter of the Malazan Book of the Fallen from best selling author Steven Erikson All is not well in the Letherii Empire. Rhulad Sengar, the Emperor of a Thousand Deaths, spirals into madness, surrounded by sycophants and agents of his Machiavellian chancellor. Meanwhile, the Letherii secret police conduct a campaign of terror against their own people. The Errant, once a farseeing god, is suddenly blind to the future. Conspiracies seethe throughout the palace, as the empire - driven by the corrupt and self-interested - edges ever-closer to all-out war with the neighboring kingdoms. The great Edur fleet--its warriors selected from countless numbers of people--draws closer. Amongst the warriors are Karsa Orlong and Icarium Lifestealer--each destined to cross blades with the emperor himself. That yet more blood is to be spilled is inevitable... Against this backdrop, a band of fugitives seek a way out of the empire, but one of them, Fear Sengar, must find the soul of Scabandari Bloodeye. It is his hope that the soul might help halt the Tiste Edur, and so save his brother, the emperor. Yet, traveling with them is Scabandari's most ancient foe: Silchas Ruin, brother of Anomander Rake. And his motives are anything but certain - for the wounds he carries on his back, made by the blades of Scabandari, are still fresh. Fate decrees that there is to be a reckoning, for such bloodshed cannot go unanswered--and it will be a reckoning on an unimaginable scale. This is a brutal, harrowing novel of war, intrigue and dark, uncontrollable magic; this is epic fantasy at its most imaginative, storytelling at its most thrilling. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Forge of Darkness
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN : 9780765323569
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In Kurald Galain, commoner hero Vatha Urusander aspires to take the hand of the reigning Mother Dark, but since she has already taken Lord Draconus as consort, the threat of civil war rises, all while an ancient power rises from the sea.

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    Midnight Tides
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN : 1429926937
  • Reader Reviews : 20
  • Genre : Fiction
  • After decades of internecine warfare, the tribes of the Tiste Edur have at last united under the Warlock King of the Hiroth. There is peace--but it has been exacted at a terrible price: a pact made with a hidden power whose motives are at best suspect, at worst, deadly. To the south, the expansionist kingdom of Lether, eager to fulfill its long-prophesized renaissance as an Empire reborn, has enslved all its less-civilized neighbors with rapacious hunger. All, that is, save one--the Tiste Edur. And it must be only a matter of time before they too fall--either beneath the suffocating weight of gold, or by slaughter at the edge of a sword. Or so destiny has decreed. Yet as the two sides gather for a pivotal treaty neither truly wants, ancient forces are awakening. For the impending struggle between these two peoples is but a pale reflection of a far more profound, primal battle--a confrontation with the still-raw wound of an old betrayal and the craving for revenge at its seething heart. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Toll the Hounds
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 832
  • ISBN : 1429926996
  • Reader Reviews : 17
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A thrilling, harrowing novel of war, intrigue and dark, uncontrollable magic, Toll the Hounds is the new chapter in Erikson's monumental series - epic fantasy at its most imaginative and storytelling at its most exciting. In Darujhistan, the city of blue fire, it is said that love and death shall arrive dancing. It is summer and the heat is oppressive, but for the small round man in the faded red waistcoat, discomfiture is not just because of the sun. All is not well. Dire portents plague his nights and haunt the city streets like fiends of shadow. Assassins skulk in alleyways, but the quarry has turned and the hunters become the hunted. Hidden hands pluck the strings of tyranny like a fell chorus. While the bards sing their tragic tales, somewhere in the distance can be heard the baying of Hounds...And in the distant city of Black Coral, where rules Anomander Rake, Son of Darkness, ancient crimes awaken, intent on revenge. It seems Love and Death are indeed about to arrive...hand in hand, dancing. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Gardens of the Moon
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 9781429926584
  • Reader Reviews : 98
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Vast legions of gods, mages, humans, dragons and all manner of creatures play out the fate of the Malazan Empire in this first book in a major epic fantasy series The Malazan Empire simmers with discontent, bled dry by interminable warfare, bitter infighting and bloody confrontations with the formidable Anomander Rake and his Tiste Andii, ancient and implacable sorcerers. Even the imperial legions, long inured to the bloodshed, yearn for some respite. Yet Empress Laseen's rule remains absolute, enforced by her dread Claw assassins. For Sergeant Whiskeyjack and his squad of Bridgeburners, and for Tattersail, surviving cadre mage of the Second Legion, the aftermath of the siege of Pale should have been a time to mourn the many dead. But Darujhistan, last of the Free Cities of Genabackis, yet holds out. It is to this ancient citadel that Laseen turns her predatory gaze. However, it would appear that the Empire is not alone in this great game. Sinister, shadowbound forces are gathering as the gods themselves prepare to play their hand... Conceived and written on a panoramic scale, Gardens of the Moon is epic fantasy of the highest order--an enthralling adventure by an outstanding new voice. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 11398
  • ISBN : 9780765376855
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • All ten volumes of New York Times bestselling author Steven Erikson’s epic fantasy series featuring vast legions of gods, mages, humans, and dragons battling for destiny of the Malazan Empire are collected together in one e-Book bundle. In this epic fantasy series, Erikson draws on his twenty years of experience as an anthropologist and archaeologist, as well as his expert storytelling skills. The Complete Malazan Book of the Fallen includes: Gardens of the Moon Deadhouse Gates Memories of Ice House of Chains Midnight Tides The Bonehunters Reaper's Gale Toll the Hounds Dust of Dreams The Crippled God At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Reaper's Gale
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Fantasy
  • Pages : 1280
  • ISBN : 0765348845
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • All is not well in the Letherii Empire. Rhulad Sengar, the Emperor of a Thousand Deaths, spirals into madness, surrounded by sycophants and agents of his Machiavellian chancellor. Meanwhile, the Letherii secret police conduct a campaign of terror against their own people. The Errant, once a farseeing god, is suddenly blind to the future. Conspiracies seethe throughout the palace, as the empire - driven by the corrupt and self-interested - edges ever-closer to all-out war with the neighboring kingdoms. The great Edur fleet--its warriors selected from countless numbers of people--draws closer. Amongst the warriors are Karsa Orlong and Icarium Lifestealer--each destined to cross blades with the emperor himself. That yet more blood is to be spilled is inevitable... Against this backdrop, a band of fugitives seek a way out of the empire, but one of them, Fear Sengar, must find the soul of Scabandari Bloodeye. It is his hope that the soul might help halt the Tiste Edur, and so save his brother, the emperor. Yet, traveling with them is Scabandari's most ancient foe: Silchas Ruin, brother of Anomander Rake. And his motives are anything but certain - for the wounds he carries on his back, made by the blades of Scabandari, are still fresh. Fate decrees that there is to be a reckoning, for such bloodshed cannot go unanswered--and it will be a reckoning on an unimaginable scale. This is a brutal, harrowing novel of war, intrigue and dark, uncontrollable magic; this is epic fantasy at its most imaginative, storytelling at its most thrilling.

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    House of Chains
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN : 9781429926607
  • Reader Reviews : 26
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Best selling author Steven Erikson returns with the latest in the morbid history of the Malazan Empire In Northern Genabackis, a raiding party of savage tribal warriors descends from the mountains into the southern flatlands. Their intention is to wreak havoc amongst the despised lowlanders, but for the one named Karsa Orlong it marks the beginning of what will prove to be an extraordinary destiny. Some years later, it is the aftermath of the Chain of Dogs. Tavore, the Adjunct to the Empress, has arrived in the last remaining Malazan stronghold of Seven Cities. New to command, she must hone twelve thousand soldiers, mostly raw recruits but for a handful of veterans of Coltaine's legendary march, into a force capable of challenging the massed hordes of Sha'ik's Whirlwind who lie in wait in the heart of the Holy Desert. But waiting is never easy. The seer's warlords are locked into a power struggle that threatens the very soul of the rebellion, while Sha'ik herself suffers, haunted by the knowledge of her nemesis: her own sister, Tavore. And so begins this awesome new chapter in Steven Erikson's acclaimed Malazan Book of the Fallen . . . At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Memories of Ice
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 945
  • ISBN : 9780765348807
  • Reader Reviews : 23
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A third volume of the fantasy epic that began with Gardens of the Moon finds the uneasy alliance between Onearm's army and Whiskeyjack's Bridgeburners against the Pannion Domin empire further challenged by rumors that the Crippled God has escaped and is out for revenge. Reprint.

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    Dust of Dreams
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 817
  • ISBN : 9780765310095
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The last great army of the Malazan Empire is resolved to make one final, defiant, heroic stand in the name of redemption. But can deeds be heroic when there is no one to witness them? The Deck of Dragons has been read, unleashing a dread power that none can comprehend...

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    The Crippled God
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9781429969475
  • Reader Reviews : 13
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The climax to the epic Malazan Book of the Fallen series that will determine how the world is ruled. Savaged by the K'Chain Nah'Ruk, the Bonehunters march for Kolanse, where waits an unknown fate. Tormented by questions, the army totters on the edge of mutiny, but Adjunct Tavore will not relent. One final act remains, if it is in her power, if she can hold her army together, if the shaky allegiances she has forged can survive all that is to come. A woman with no gifts of magic, deemed plain, unprepossessing, displaying nothing to instill loyalty or confidence, Tavore Paran of House Paran means to challenge the gods – if her own troops don't kill her first. Awaiting Tavore and her allies are the Forkrul Assail, the final arbiters of humanity. Drawing upon an alien power terrible in its magnitude, they seek to cleanse the world, to annihilate every human, every civilization, in order to begin anew. They welcome the coming conflagration of slaughter, for it shall be of their own devising, and it pleases them to know that, in the midst of the enemies gathering against them, there shall be betrayal. In the realm of Kurald Galain, home to the long lost city of Kharkanas, a mass of refugees stand upon the First Shore. Commanded by Yedan Derryg, the Watch, they await the breaching of Lightfall, and the coming of the Tiste Liosan. This is a war they cannot win, and they will die in the name of an empty city and a queen with no subjects. Elsewhere, the three Elder Gods, Kilmandaros, Errastas and Sechul Lath, work to shatter the chains binding Korabas, the Otataral Dragon, from her eternal prison. Once freed, she will rise as a force of devastation, and against her no mortal can stand. At the Gates of Starvald Demelain, the Azath House sealing the portal is dying. Soon will come the Eleint, and once more, there will be dragons in the world. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Night of Knives
  • Author : Ian C. Esslemont
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781429992497
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Drawing on events touched on in the prologue of Steven Erikson's landmark fantasy Gardens of the Moon: A Malazan Book of the Fallen, Night of Knives is the first in Ian C. Esslemont's Novels of the Malazn Empire series--a momentous chapter in the unfolding story of the extraordinarily imagined world of Malaz. The small island of Malaz and its city gave the great empire its name, but now it is little more than a sleepy, backwater port. Tonight, however, things are different. Tonight the city is on edge, a hive of hurried, sometimes violent activity; its citizens bustle about, barring doors, shuttering windows, avoiding any stranger's stare. Because tonight there is to be a convergence, the once-in-a-generation appearance of a Shadow Moon--an occasion that threatens the good people of Malaz with demon hounds and other, darker things... It was also prophesied that this night would witness the return of Emperor Kellanved, and there are those prepared to do anything to prevent this happening. As factions within the greater Empire draw up battle lines over the imperial throne, the Shadow Moon summons a far more ancient and potent presence for an all-out assault upon the island. Witnessing these cataclysmic events are Kiska, a young girl who yearns to flee the constraints of the city, and Temper, a grizzled, battle-weary veteran who seeks simply to escape his past. Each is to play a part in a conflict that will not only determine the fate of Malaz City, but also of the world beyond... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Stonewielder
  • Author : Ian C. Esslemont
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 639
  • ISBN : 9780765329844
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "First published in Great Britain in a limited edition by PS Publishing LLP and by Bantam Press, a division of Translworld Publishers"--T.p. verso.

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    Deadhouse Gates
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9781429926492
  • Reader Reviews : 57
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The second novel in the awe-inspiring Malazan Book of the Fallen series. "Gripping, fast-moving, delightfully dark, with a masterful and unapologetic brutality reminiscent of George R. R. Martin." -- Elizabeth Haydon In the vast dominion of Seven Cities, in the Holy Desert Raraku, the seer Sha'ik and her followers prepare for the long-prophesied uprising known as the Whirlwind. Unprecedented in size and savagery, this maelstrom of fanaticism and bloodlust will embroil the Malazan Empire in one of the bloodiest conflicts it has ever known, shaping destinies and giving birth to legends . . . Set in a brilliantly realized world ravaged by dark, uncontrollable magic, Deadhouse Gates is a novel of war, intrigue and betrayal confirms Steven Eirkson as a storyteller of breathtaking skill, imagination and originality--a new master of epic fantasy. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Crack'd Pot Trail
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781429983198
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • It is an undeniable truth: give evil a name and everyone's happy. Give it two names and...why, they're even happier. Intrepid necromancers Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, scourges of civilization, raisers of the dead, reapers of the souls of the living, devourers of hope, betrayers of faith, slayers of the innocent, and modest personifications of evil, have a lot to answer for and answer they will. Known as the Nehemoth, they are pursued by countless self-professed defenders of decency, sanity, and civilization. After all, since when does evil thrive unchallenged? Well, often—but not this time. Hot on their heels are the Nehemothanai, avowed hunters of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach. In the company of a gaggle of artists and pilgrims, stalwart Mortal Sword Tulgord Vise, pious Well Knight Arpo Relent, stern Huntsman Steck Marynd, and three of the redoubtable Chanter brothers (and their lone sister) find themselves faced with the cruelest of choices. The legendary Crack'd Pot Trail, a stretch of harsh wasteland between the Gates of Nowhere and the Shrine of the Indifferent God, has become a tortured path of deprivation. Will honor, moral probity, and virtue prove champions in the face of brutal necessity? No, of course not. Don't be silly. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    The Wurms of Blearmouth
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781466860704
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A new novella from New York Times bestselling author Steven Erikson, set in the world of the Malazan Book of the Fallen, The Wurms of Blearmouth. Tyranny comes in many guises, and tyrants thrive in palaces and one-room hovels, in back alleys and playgrounds. Tyrants abound on the verges of civilization, where disorder frays the rule of civil conduct and propriety surrenders to brutal imposition. Millions are made to kneel and yet more millions die horrible deaths in a welter of suffering and misery. But leave all that behind and plunge into escapist fantasy of the most irrelevant kind, and in the ragged wake of the tale told in Lees of Laughter's End, those most civil adventurers, Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, along with their suitably phlegmatic manservant, Emancipor Reese, make gentle landing upon a peaceful beach, beneath a quaint village at the foot of a majestic castle. There they make acquaintance with the soft-hearted and generous folk of Spendrugle, which lies at the mouth of the Blear River and falls under the benign rule of the Lord of Wurms in his lovely keep. Make welcome, then, to Spendrugle's memorable residents, including the man who should have stayed dead, the woman whose prayers should never have been answered, the tax collector everyone ignores, the ex-husband town militiaman who never married, the beachcomber who lives in his own beard, and the now singular lizard cat who used to be plural, and the girl who likes to pee in your lap. And of course, hovering over all, the denizen of the castle keep, Lord—Ah, but there lies this tale. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Fall of Light
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN : 9781466858459
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Steven Erikson returns to the Malazan world with the second book in a dark and revelatory new epic fantasy trilogy, one that takes place a millennium before the events in his New York Times bestselling Malazan Book of the Fallen. Fall of Light continues to tell the tragic story of the downfall of an ancient realm, a story begun in the critically acclaimed Forge of Darkness. It's a conflicted time in Kurald Galain, the realm of Darkness, where Mother Dark reigns. But this ancient land was once home to many a power... and even death is not quite eternal. The commoners' great hero, Vatha Urusander, is being promoted by his followers to take Mother Dark's hand in marriage, but her Consort, Lord Draconus, stands in the way of such ambitions. The impending clash sends fissures throughout the realm. As rumors of civil war burn through the masses, an ancient power emerges from the long dead seas. Caught in the middle of it all are the First Sons of Darkness, Anomander, Andarist, and Silchas Ruin of the Purake Hold... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Reaper's Rise
  • Author : K.L. Savage
  • Publisher : Ruthless Romance
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Nothing can end before it begins. My beginning started with the death of my best friend. And the kid he left behind... I had no idea what to do. But I made a promise. Jenkins was my responsibility. But he wasn't the only one I had. Raising a kid while being the President of the Ruthless Kings MC? The club had as much influence over him as I did. But somehow we made him a man his father would be proud of. Then his sister showed up... Covered in bruises. Fighting for her life. Her attacker is going to learn a lesson he will never forget. Nothing is more dangerous than a woman with the Ruthless Kings by her side.

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    The Reapers Are the Angels
  • Author : Alden Bell
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1429929677
  • Reader Reviews : 73
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Zombies have infested a fallen America. A young girl named Temple is on the run. Haunted by her past and pursued by a killer, Temple is surrounded by death and danger, hoping to be set free. For twenty-five years, civilization has survived in meager enclaves, guarded against a plague of the dead. Temple wanders this blighted landscape, keeping to herself and keeping her demons inside her heart. She can't remember a time before the zombies, but she does remember an old man who took her in and the younger brother she cared for until the tragedy that set her on a personal journey toward redemption. Moving back and forth between the insulated remnants of society and the brutal frontier beyond, Temple must decide where ultimately to make a home and find the salvation she seeks. “Alden Bell provides an astonishing twist on the southern gothic: like Flannery O'Connor with zombies.” —Michael Gruber, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Air and Shadows

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    The Star Kings
  • Author : Edmond Hamilton
  • Publisher : Renaissance EBooks
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Read and download full book The Star Kings

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    Willful Child
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN : 9780765374899
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A whimsical space-opera spoof follows the misadventures of not-terribly-bright but exceedingly cocksure Captain Hadria Sawback and his motley crew aboard the starship Willful Child as they plant the Terran flag on subjugated alien worlds.

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    The God Is Not Willing
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 574
  • ISBN : 9781466881204
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • New York Times bestselling author Steven Erikson continues the beloved Malazan Book of the Fallen with this first book in the thrilling Witness sequel trilogy, The God is Not Willing. Many years have passed since three warriors brought carnage and chaos to Silver Lake. Now the tribes of the north no longer venture into the southlands. The town has recovered and yet the legacy remains. Responding to reports of a growing unease among the tribes beyond the border, the Malazan army marches on the new god’s people. They aren't quite sure what they're going to be facing. And in those high mountains, a new warleader has risen amongst the Teblor. Scarred by the deeds of Karsa Orlong, he intends to confront his god even if he has to cut a bloody swathe through the Malazan Empire to do so. Further north, a new threat has emerged and now it seems it is the Teblor who are running out of time. Another long-feared migration is about to begin and this time it won't just be three warriors. No, this time tens of thousands are poised to pour into the lands to the south. And in their way, a single company of Malazan marines . . . At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Blackbirds
  • Author : Chuck Wendig
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9781481448666
  • Reader Reviews : 45
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The first book in the Miriam Black series: “A sassy, hard-boiled thriller with a paranormal slant” (The Guardian) about a young woman who can see the darkest corners of the future. Miriam Black knows how you’re going to die. This makes her daily life a living hell, especially when you can’t do anything about it, or stop trying to. She’s foreseen hundreds of car crashes, heart attacks, strokes, and suicides. She merely needs to touch you—skin to skin contact—and she knows how and when your final moments will occur. Miriam has given up trying to save people; that only makes their deaths happen. But when she hitches a ride with Louis Darling and shakes his hand, she sees in thirty days that Louis will be murdered while he calls her name— Louis will die because he met her, and Miriam will be the next victim. No matter what she does she can’t save Louis. But if she wants to stay alive, she’ll have to try. “Think Six Feet Under co-written by Stephen King and Chuck Palahniuk” (SFX), and you have Blackbirds: a visceral, exciting novel about life on the edge.

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    The Economization of Life
  • Author : Michelle Murphy
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780822373216
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Social Science
  • What is a life worth? In the wake of eugenics, new quantitative racist practices that valued life for the sake of economic futures flourished. In The Economization of Life, Michelle Murphy provocatively describes the twentieth-century rise of infrastructures of calculation and experiment aimed at governing population for the sake of national economy, pinpointing the spread of a potent biopolitical logic: some must not be born so that others might live more prosperously. Resituating the history of postcolonial neoliberal technique in expert circuits between the United States and Bangladesh, Murphy traces the methods and imaginaries through which family planning calculated lives not worth living, lives not worth saving, and lives not worth being born. The resulting archive of thick data transmuted into financialized “Invest in a Girl” campaigns that reframed survival as a question of human capital. The book challenges readers to reject the economy as our collective container and to refuse population as a term of reproductive justice.

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    Fight, Kid!
  • Author : Michael Johnston
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 114
  • ISBN : 1734617705
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • A boxing novella set in the strange year of 2019

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    Bauchelain and Korbal Broach
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0765324229
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The first three tales of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, the famed necromancers from the Malazan Book of the Fallen, collected in one volume. BLOOD FOLLOWS In the port city of Lamentable Moll, a diabolical killer stalks the streets and panic grips the citizens like a fever. As Emancipor Reese's legendary ill luck would have it, his previous employer is the unknown killer's latest victim. But two strangers have come to town and they have posted in Fishmonger's Round a note, reeking of death-warded magic, requesting the services of a manservant... THE HEALTHY DEAD The city of Quaint's zeal for goodness can be catastophic, and no one knows this better than Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, two stalwart champions of all things bad.The homicidal necromancers - and their substance-addled manservant, Emancipor Reese - find themeselves ensnared in a scheme to bring goodness into utter ruination. Sometimes you must bring down civilization...in the name of civilization. THE LEES OF LAUGHTER'S END After their blissful sojourn in Lamentable Moll, the sorcerors Bauchelain and Korbal Broach - along with their manservant, Emancipor Reese -set out on the open seas aboard the sturdy ship Suncurl. Alas, there's more baggage in the hold than meets the beady eyes of the crew, and unseemly terrors awaken. For Bauchelain, Korbal Broach and Emancipor Reese, it is just one more night on the high seas, on a journey without end.

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    The Second Collected Tales of Bauchelain & Korbal Broach
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 9781446486290
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • ____________________ The necromancers Bauchelain and Korbal Broach - scourges of civilization, raisers of the dead, reapers of the souls of the living, devourers of hope, betrayers of faith, slayers of the innocent and modest personifications of evil - have a lot to answer for and answer they will, but first they must lie, murder and cheat their way through three more escapades in some of the more deprived fringes and impoverished communities of the Malazan Empire. Much to the shame of their long-suffering general factotum, Emancipoor Reese... Here then - for readers' delectation and entertainment - are those escapades, namely the novellas The Crack'd Pot Trail, The Wurms of Blearmouth and The Fiends of Nightmaria . . .

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    Reaper
  • Author : K.L. Savage,Wander Aguiar
  • Publisher : Ruthless Romance
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • My dead best friend's daughter and the woman that haunts my dreams are one and the same. For the last two years, I've told myself she's off-limits That a man like me, can't be with a woman her age. Then my little maniac turned eighteen. And I gave in to my temptation. I shouldn't have, but now it's too late. She's mine now, and I'll never let her go. Then one of the biggest sinners in Vegas thought he could just take her. He's forgetting it's my job to protect her. Mine. Now, I'm going to burn this city to the ground. I'll reap havoc until my little maniac is back in my arms.

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    Kellanved's Reach
  • Author : Ian C. Esslemont
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN : 9780765379498
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The conclusion to Ian C. Esslemont's epic fantasy Path to Ascendancy trilogy--a prequel story set in the New York Times bestselling Malazan Empire series--co-created by Steven Erikson. The incessant war between the bickering city states of Quon Tali rages. So engrossed are the warring lords and princes in their own petty feuds that few notice that an upstart mage from Dal Hon has gained control of the southern seas. Kellanved could not care less about any of this petty politicking or strategy or war. Something other and altogether more mysterious has caught his attention and he - together with a reluctant and his decidedly skeptical friend Dancer - traverse continents and journey through the Realms. But this ancient mystery that has so captivated Kellanved is neither esoteric nor ephemeral. It involves the Elder races themselves, and more alarmingly, the semi-mythic Army of Dust and Bone. Surely no one in their right mind would be so foolish as to embark on a journey from which none have returned? Well, no one except Kellanved. Path to Ascendancy #1 Dancer's Lament #2 Deadhouse Landing #3 Kellanved's Reach

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    Deadhouse Landing
  • Author : Ian C. Esslemont
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN : 9780765379474
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • When the threat of war with the island Malaz causes their allies to question Kellanved's sanity, Dancer is forced to decide if he should abandon their partnership or stay with Kellanved, as his obsession with shadows and ancient artifacts bring them both closer to death.

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    Orb Sceptre Throne
  • Author : Ian C. Esslemont
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 610
  • ISBN : 9780765329967
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The discovery of a sealed vault triggers discord throughout Darujhistan, where a merchant tries to drive out Malazans, a thief gambles with the fate of the city, and a Malazan veteran seeks his fortune in Moon's Spawn fragments.

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    Stones To Abbigale
  • Author : Onision
  • Publisher : Onision
  • Pages : 179
  • ISBN : 9780692418635
  • Reader Reviews : 26
  • Genre : High school students
  • I want to be direct, my name is Greg. I go by “Onision” online. This book is made up of events that occurred in my own life mixed with fiction from the made up life of James. James is essentially a better version of myself. His home, his school & his life all resemble my own at his age. The people James analyzes and is surrounded by are not so unlike those I’ve known as well. I have experienced much of the loss James has however his happier moments are more often than not also mine. I want to share my story without it being purely non-fiction. I simply felt this approach would make for a far better book. Stones to Abbigale is not just my book, it is a piece of who I am.

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    The Books of the South: Tales of the Black Company
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 673
  • ISBN : 9780765320667
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In a second omnibus of tales featuring the Black Company, the survivors of the devastating battle at the Tower of Charm are hounded by the predatory Shadowmasters throughout a risky march to the south. Original.15,000 first printing.

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    The Fiends of Nightmaria
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN : 9781250768155
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Fiends of Nightmaria is a new novella from New York Times bestselling author Steven Erikson, set in the world of the Malazan Book of the Fallen. The king is dead, long live King Bauchelain the First, crowned by the Grand Bishop Korbal Broach. Both are, of course, ably assisted in the running of the Kingdom of Farrog by their slowly unravelling servant, Emancipor Reese. However, tensions are mounting between Farrog and the neighboring country of Nightmaria, the mysterious home of the Fiends. Their ambassador, Ophal D Neeth Flatroq, seeks an audience with King Bauchelain, who has thus far rebuffed his overtures. But the necromancer has some other things on his plate. To quell potential rebellion nearly all the artists, poets, and bards in the city have been put to death. A few survivors languish in the dungeons, bemoaning their fates. Well, just moaning in general really...and maybe plotting escape and revenge. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Dancer's Lament
  • Author : Ian C. Esslemont
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN : 9780765379443
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Esslemont's all-new prequel trilogy takes readers deeper into the politics and intrigue of the New York Times bestselling Malazan Empire. Dancer's Lament focuses on the genesis of the empire, and features Dancer, the skilled assassin, who, alongside the mage Kellanved, would found the Malazan empire.

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    The Devil Delivered and Other Tales
  • Author : Steven Erikson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781466803893
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Steven Erikson has carved a name for himself among the pantheon of great fantasy writers. But his masterful storytelling and prose style go beyond the awe-inspiring Malazan world. In The Devil Delivered and Other Tales, Erikson tells three different, but captivating stories: "The Devil Delivered" tells a story set within the near future, where the land owned by the great Lakota Nation blisters beneath an ozone hole the size of the Great Plains. As the natural world falls victim to its wrath, and scientists scramble to understand it, a lone anthropologist wanders the deadlands, recording observations that threaten to bring the entire world to its knees. "Revolvo" takes place in an alternate Earth where evolution took an interesting turn and the arts scene is ruled by technocrats who thrive in a secret, nepotistic society of granting agencies, bursaries, and peer-review boards, all designed to permit self-proclaimed artists to survive without an audience. "Fishin' with Grandma Matchie" is told in the voice a nine-year-old boy, writing the story of his summer vacation. What starts as a typical recount of a trip to see Grandma quickly becomes a stunning fantastical journey into imagination and perception in the wild world that Grandma Matchie inhabits. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Dragon Avenger
  • Author : E.E. Knight
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0451461096
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Flung to freedom as their mother battles a group of slave-trading dwarves, young Wistala and her gray, scaleless brother, Auron, find themselves alone in the Upper World. And when Auron sacrifices himself so that she may live, Wistala must overcome her grief and fear to find others of her kind-and bring her wrath to bear on those who would destroy them.