Category: Fantasy

  • Download E-books The Fires Beneath the Sea: a novel (The Dissenters Series) PDF

    By Lydia Millet

    Kirkus Reviews most sensible Books of 2011

    Cara's mom has disappeared. Her father is not conversing approximately it. Her massive brother Max is hiding at the back of his iPod, and her genius little brother Jackson is busy learning the creatures he collects from the seashore. but if a watery specter starts to hang-out the family's Cape Cod domestic, Cara and her brothers notice that their scientist mom is probably not who they concept she was—and that the area has a lot stranger, a lot older population than they'd imagined.

    With support from Cara's ally Hayley, the 3 embark on a quest that might lead them from the Cape's hidden, historic locations to a shipwreck on the backside of the ocean. they're quickly at the entrance strains of an historic conflict among solid and evil, with the terrifying "pouring guy" shut on their heels.

    Packed with memorable characters and exciting imagery, Lydia Millet weaves a page-turning experience while she brings the beach global of Cape Cod to magical existence. the 1st in a chain of books in regards to the Sykes childrens, The Fires underneath the Sea is a rip-cracking middle-grade novel that may make excellent seashore reading—for readers of any age!

    The Fires underneath the Sea is the 1st novel within the Dissenters sequence. the second one novel, The Shimmers within the Night might be released in 2012.

    Lydia Millet is the writer of six prior novels, together with My chuffed Life, which gained the 2003 PEN-USA Award for Fiction, and Oh natural and Radiant Heart, which was once shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Her brief tale assortment Love in little one Monkeys was once a 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist.

    Show description

  • Download E-books The Wild Swans (Timeless Fairy Tales Book 2) PDF

    By K. M. Shea

    Elise is the foster-daughter of the King of Arcainia, a mathematician, and the country’s treasurer. She isn't really a hero. but if her step-mother, a depraved witch, curses Elise’s seven foster-brothers—the princes of Arcainia—and turns them into swans, Elise is the one person who can store them.

    To holiday the curse, she needs to knit seven shirts made up of stinging nettles, yet there’s a seize. She has to accomplish the shirts with out uttering a note, and if she doesn’t end the duty, Arcainia and her foster-brothers should be lost.

    THE WILD SWANS is a retelling of the German Six Swans fairytale and the Dutch Wild Swans fairytale. it's a tale of humor, love, event, and magic, and it truly is a part of the head promoting undying Fairy stories series—a sequence created from loosely comparable diversifications of your favourite fairytales. All undying Fairy stories ensue within the similar global and will be learn all jointly, or as person, stand-alone books.
    Show description

  • Download E-books Shadowgod PDF

    By Michael Cobley

    SHADOWGOD keeps the epic story, began in SHADOWKINGS, of get to the bottom of and sacrifice, and a global teetering close to unending, negative evening A harsh iciness is settling in around the land and the Shadowkings' private, darkest plans are hatching...the worst is but to come back. Ikarno Mazaret, now Lord Regent, nonetheless grieves over the demise of his loved, the mage Suviel. Ranging forth from the town of Besh-Darok, he is taking ever extra perilous hazards. Tauric has been topped Emperor but suppose more and more powerless to persuade occasions. depression starts off to taint his each selection. Keren Asherol is still haunted through her shattering come across with one of many Daemonkind, whereas her dual, the mirrorchild Nerek, is dogged by way of sinister omens. and much to the north the Shadowking Byrnak broods on his towertop. Mistrustful of his fellow-Shadowkings and harried through a ghostly fragment of the Lord of Twilight, he understands he needs to totally overwhelm the Imperial remnants and their allies, regardless of the powers of the goddess Earthmother.
    Show description

  • Download E-books The Broken Crown (The Sun Sword, Book 1) PDF

    By Michelle West

    The kingdom, as soon as divided by way of savage extended family wars, has stored an uneasy peace inside of its border on the grounds that that long-ago time while the extended family Leonne was once proficient with the magic of the sunlight Sword and was once raised as much as reign over the 5 noble clans. yet now treachery moves on the very center of the kingdom as by no means intended to rule--one a hugely expert basic, the opposite a grasp of the mystical arts--seek to grab the crown via slaughtering all of extended family Leonne blood.
    Show description

  • Download E-books The Shadow Rising (The Wheel of Time, Book 4) PDF

    By Robert Jordan

    The seals of Shayol Ghul are susceptible now, and the darkish One reaches out. The Shadow is emerging to hide humankind.

    In Tar Valon, Min sees portents of hideous doom. Will the White Tower itself be broken?

    In the 2 Rivers, the Whitecloaks experience in pursuit of a guy with golden eyes, and in pursuit of the Dragon Reborn.

    In Cantorin, one of the Sea folks, excessive woman Suroth plans the go back of the Seanchan armies to the mainland.

    In the Stone of Tear, the Lord Dragon considers his subsequent circulation. it will likely be whatever nobody expects, now not the Black Ajah, no longer Tairen nobles, no longer Aes Sedai, now not Egwene or Elayne or Nynaeve.

    Against the Shadow emerging stands the Dragon Reborn.....

    Show description

  • Download E-books Dark Prince (Greek Series) PDF

    By David Gemmell

    The chaos spirit had selected the kid Alexander to be its human host. yet Parmenion, strongest warrior of old Greece, had received a small victory over the darkness that sought to rule via Alexander. The boy's soul had now not been destroyed via evil, yet in its place had merged with it -- and now Parmenion aided Alexander within the conflict among gentle and darkish that continually raged inside of him.
    But there has been one other international, the place the creatures of Greece's legends nonetheless flourished. There, the chaos spirit already governed, via a demon king. during this Greece, there has been a prophecy baby of serious strength, the mythical golden baby, might come and repair the fading magic of the land to the creatures of delusion. The demon king believed additionally that devouring the center of this fabled baby could provide him immortality. He believed Alexander, with the ability of the chaos spirit inside of him, to be that kid. And so he referred to as Alexander into his international . . .
    Only Parmenion, guided by means of the seeress Derae, his misplaced love from one other existence, may possibly desire to avoid wasting Alexander from the demon king. yet who might store the younger prince from the chaos spirit that threatened to overcome his soul?

    From the exchange Paperback edition.
    Show description

  • Download E-books Lords of the Seventh Swarm (The Golden Queen, Book 3) PDF

    By David Farland

    While the 6th Swarm of the insectoid Dronons started their invasion of human worlds, 3 fugitives have been thrown jointly as they fled sooner than the wave of alien destruction. Gallen O'Day, a human bounty hunter, Orick, a sentient undergo, and Maggie Flynn, a stunning orphan, made a determined stand. In an try and cease the assault, they challenged the queen of the invading forces. opposed to all wish, Gallen defeated the Dronon Lord protector in ritual wrestle, piercing its exoskeleton. purely an historical process of shipping gates has stored the determined trio one international sooner than the Dronon probes and scout ships. yet now, out of worlds and out of desire, they're stranded on a planet known as spoil, a long way past the gates and stale the big name charts.

    The desolate rock and its hundred population are governed by way of Lord Felph, an old gentleman of inestimable wealth and eccentricity. The four-thousand-year-old Felph has devoted 600 years to a look for a mythic alien relic stated to offer its bearer strength through the years and area. This relic lies within the ultra-dense jungle known as the Tangles, the place down within the darkness stay predators of unbelievable ferocity. not anything human or desktop that Felph has despatched into the Tangles has ever again, yet with the Dronons final in, Gallen and Orick needs to try and satisfy this madman's centuries-old dream. For with out that relic, not anything will cease the 7th Swarm.
    Show description

  • Download E-books Death's Daughter (A Calliope Reaper-Jones Novel) PDF

    By Amber Benson

    Buffy fanatics will pass wild!


    Now she’s the writer of Ace’s most popular new sequence— killer novels that includes Calliope Reaper-Jones, who doesn’t are looking to be daddy’s little lady anymore...

    View our function on Amber Benson’s Death's Daughter.

    Calliope Reaper-Jones so simply sought after a regular lifestyles: procuring fashion designer sneakers on sale, relationship men from Craig’s record, web-surfing for natural dim-sum for her boss...

    but if her father—who occurs to be demise himself—is abducted, and the Devil’s Protege embarks on a adversarial takeover of the kinfolk company, loss of life, Inc., Callie returns domestic to imagine the CEO mantle— purely to find she needs to entire 3 approximately very unlikely initiatives within the realm of the afterlife first.
    Show description

  • Download E-books Half the World (Shattered Sea) PDF

    By Joe Abercrombie

    NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE 12 months by way of BUZZFEED • ALEX AWARD WINNER • New York Times bestselling writer Joe Abercrombie’s exciting sequence keeps within the follow-up to Half a King, which George R. R. Martin hailed as “a fast paced story of betrayal and revenge that grabbed me from web page 1 and refused to permit go.”

    “The Shattered Seas trilogy has labored its method right into a very unique staff of my favourite myth novels of all time.”—James Dashner, no 1 New York Times bestselling writer of The Maze Runner

    Sometimes a lady is touched via mom War.

    Thorn is the sort of lady. wanting to avenge her useless father, she lives to struggle. yet she has been named a assassin by means of the very guy who educated her to kill.

    Sometimes a girl turns into a warrior.

    She reveals herself stuck up within the schemes of dad Yarvi, Gettland’s deeply crafty minister. Crossing part the area to discover allies opposed to the ruthless excessive King, she learns harsh classes of blood and deceit.

    Sometimes a warrior turns into a weapon.

    Beside her at the trip is model, a tender warrior who hates to kill, a failure in his eyes and hers, yet with one likelihood at redemption.

    And guns are made for one purpose.

    Will Thorn endlessly be a pawn within the fingers of the robust, or can she carve her personal path?

    Praise for Half the World

    “An first-class page-turner . . . packed with drama and energy.”—New York Daily News

    “Another exciting burst of conflict, magic and political machinations from the consistently trustworthy Joe Abercrombie . . . a thoroughgoing blast, a violent, appealing rabbit gap of craft that's really worth disappearing into.”—Shelf Awareness

    “Compelling . . . [Thorn] makes Katniss Everdeen appear like Dorothy Gale.”Chicago Tribune

    “Splendid . . . Abercrombie has a knack for development characters with pathos and wit. . . . The fast moving tale attracts readers alongside whereas establishing what supplies to be an explosive ultimate showdown.”Publishers Weekly

    “Clever, fascinating and unexpected.”—SFF World

    Praise for Joe Abercrombie’s Half a King

    Half a King is my favourite ebook through Joe Abercrombie thus far, and that’s asserting something.”—Patrick Rothfuss

    “As in all Abercrombie’s books, neighbors develop into enemies, enemies change into associates; the road among reliable and evil is murky certainly; and not anything is going particularly as we think. With eye-popping plot twists and rollicking reliable motion, Half a King is easily a whole adventure.”—Rick Riordan

    “Enthralling! An up-all-night read.”—Robin Hobb

    “Polished and sharp, might be his such a lot technically knowledgeable novel but . . . I dare you to learn the 1st bankruptcy and take a look at to not flip the following page.”—Brent Weeks

    Half a King should be summed up in one note: masterpiece. It’s a coming-of-age tale. It’s a Viking saga. It’s a revenge story and relatives drama and the go back of the prodigal son. yet so much of all, it’s this: a short while along humans as vulnerable and blundering as we're and, in the middle of all of it, as heroic. some distance too brief a time, because it seems. What a superb book.”—Myke Cole

    Half a King is stuffed with the entire event I’ve come to anticipate from Abercrombie and a tenderness I by no means knew he had.”—Sam Sykes

    From the Hardcover edition.
    Show description