Category: Fantasy

  • Download E-books Odd John and Sirius PDF

    By Olaf Stapledon

    In the record of contemporary technology fiction personalities, the past due British thinker and novelist W. Olaf Stapledon is sought after. Last and primary Men and Starmaker are quite often thought of to be the best destiny histories ever written, the gage wherein all past and later works are measured. Odd John and Sirius aren't any much less exact in facing the matter in one other guise. The critical query is: if and whilst a pretty good being is brought right into a tradition, how will both live on? Stapledon’s solutions are on no account romantic fantasies; they're the pathetic, life like conclusions which we, sooner or later, should be pressured to accept.
    Odd John is the definitive fictionalization of the mutated superman. After an odd start and early life, John is unexpectedly pressured to just accept the truth that he's assorted. what's extra, he has to choose what to do along with his presents. Sirius, even though the logical successor to Odd John, deals with particularly one other being — an alien intelligence, artificially produced, a puppy with superhuman mentality, who's not just more suitable to his personal style, yet rejected via people with whom he has such a lot in universal. Stapledon makes use of his powers — highbrow, innovative, and observant — to element the clash in its very "human" form.
    Odd John and Sirius are whatever else along with explorations of superbeings. Stapledon is in a position to loads of humor and tongue-in-cheek description. If his writing, as he says within the subtitle to Odd John, is among jest and earnest, his sympathies are divided among the conflicting forces of guy and superman. For these in literature, in psychology, in philosophy, or maybe on this planet because it now exists, the designated histories of those unusual beings could be ones to think of. If whatever, now we have moved towards the level while clash among stronger and sapient guy is imminent.
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  • Download E-books Night Shift (A Novel of Midnight, Texas) PDF

    By Charlaine Harris

    SOON TO BE A NBC television SERIES!

    From the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of the Sookie Stackhouse novels—“the Mark Twain of items that dwell less than your bed”*—comes a brand new novel of hour of darkness, Texas, town the place a few secrets and techniques won't ever see the sunshine of day...

    At Midnight’s neighborhood pawnshop, guns are flying off the shelves—only for use in unexpected and dramatic suicides correct on the major crossroads on the town.
    Who greater to determine why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, whereas translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes hour of darkness the city it truly is. There’s a the reason is, witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, were interested in this position.
    And now they have to come jointly to prevent the bloodshed within the middle of middle of the night. For if all hell breaks loose—which simply may well happen—it will placed the secretive city at the map, the place not anyone wishes it to be...

    *Houston Press
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  • Download E-books Sapphique (Incarceron) PDF

    By Catherine Fisher

    Finn has escaped Incarceron, yet Keiro and Attia are nonetheless inside of. outdoor, issues should not in any respect what Finn anticipated - and either Finn's and Claudia's very lives hold on Finn convincing the court docket that he's the misplaced prince. again inside of, Keiro and Attia are at the hunt for Sapphique's glove, which legend says he used to flee. to be able to locate it, they have to conflict the felony itself. Incarceron has equipped itself a physique and it desires to cross outdoors - similar to Sapphique, the one prisoner Incarceron ever loved.

    "High-intensity, mind-bending . . . Fisher additional explores issues of fact, phantasm, and freedom with no wasting her intensely unique world-building and real characters." - Booklist, starred review

    "Even because the progressively ratcheting simple task of coming near near disaster retains the pages turning, the sheer richness of the evocative descriptions calls for that each sentence be savored. . . . in case you can delight in the interplaying reflections of lies, myths and reminiscence, a latest masterpiece." - Kirkus Reviews, starred evaluation
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  • Download E-books The Dark (Guardians of Time) PDF

    By Marianne Curley

    Ethan and Isabel, heroes from The Named, are on a extra fascinating trip than ever and are joined via Isabel's brother Matt, who's nonetheless getting familiar with existence within the shield. Arkarian, their ageless mentor, has been abducted and despatched by way of the Goddess of Chaos to a frighteningly darkish underworld. His acquaintances were forbidden to rescue him, yet and ever-increasing connection to Arkarian drives Isabel to persuade Ethan and Matt that they have to possibility every little thing to discover him, regardless of the implications all of the characters needs to face the demons in their inner-self and draw upon what they locate of their hearts on the way to be successful. instructed from the point of view of either Isabel and Arkarian, this sequel stands by itself as a testomony to the facility of friendship and the power of love.

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  • Download E-books The World Inside PDF

    By Robert Silverberg

    Welcome to city Monad 116. achieving approximately miles into the sky, the only thousand tales of this construction are domestic to over 8 hundred thousand humans residing in peace and concord. within the yr 2381 with a global inhabitants of over seventy-five billion souls, the large Urbmon method is humanity's salvation.

    Life in Urbmon 116 is very regulated, existence is adored, and the tradition of procreation is obvious because the maximum top of god's plan. clash is abhorred, and any who disturb the peace face harsh punishment―even being despatched "down the chute" to be recycled as fertilizer.

    Jason Quevedo, a historian, searches files of the 20th century hoping to discover the basis of his discontent with the perfection of Urbmon life.

    Siegmund Kluver, a tender and bold administrator, strives to arrive the head degrees of the Urbmon's govt and discovers the civilization's darkish truths.

    Michael Statler, a working laptop or computer engineer, harbors a forbidden hope. He desires of leaving the building―of strolling within the outdoors and vacationing the far away sea. this can be a dream he needs to hold mystery. If a person have been to determine, he'd face the worst punishment imaginable.

    The international within is a desirable exploration of society and what makes us human, advised by means of a grasp of speculative fiction.
    The global Inside is a 1971 Hugo Award Nominee for top Novella.

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  • Download E-books Tomb of Nightmares (Grail Quest, Book 7) PDF

    By J. H. Brennan

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

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

    What is Merlin's actual objective in sending you unprepared into the appalling Tomb of Nightmares? and may you continue to exist lengthy adequate to determine?
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  • Download E-books God Save the Queen PDF

    By Kate Locke

    The first in another myth sequence the place vampires, werewolves, and goblins rule London.

    Queen Victoria ideas with an immortal fist.

    The undead matriarch presides over a Britain the place the Aristocracy is made from werewolves and vampires, the place goblins dwell underground and moms comprehend higher than to enable their kids out after darkish. it is a global the place the the Aristocracy are contaminated with the Plague (side-effects comprise undeath), Hysteria is the preferred sickness of the day, and leeches are thought of a delicacy. And an international the place know-how lives facet through facet with magic. The yr is 2012 and Pax Britannia nonetheless reigns.

    Xandra Vardan is a member of the elite Royal defend, and it really is her accountability to guard the Aristocracy. but if her sister is going lacking, Xandra will set out on a course that undermines every thing she believed in and discover a conspiracy that threatens to topple the empire. and she or he is the major -- the prize -- in a really harmful struggle.

    The wonderful begin to The Immortal Empire sequence that maintains with the surprising undead books, The Queen is Dead and Long dwell the Queen.

    The Immortal Empire
    God retailer the Queen
    The Queen is Dead
    Long reside the Queen

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  • Download E-books Lord of Chaos (The Wheel of Time, Book 6) PDF

    By Robert Jordan

    In this sequel to the exceptional New York Times bestseller The Fires of Heaven, we plunge back into Robert Jordan's terribly wealthy, absolutely unforgettable world:

    On the slopes of Shayol Ghul, the Myrddraal swords are cast, and the sky isn't the sky of this world;

    In Salidar the White Tower in exile prepares an embassy to Caemlyn, the place Rand Al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, holds the throne--and the place an unforeseen customer could swap the world....

    In Emond's box, Perrin Goldeneyes, Lord of the 2 Rivers, feels the pull of ta'veren to ta'veren and prepares to march....

    Morgase of Caemlyn unearths a so much unforeseen, and rather unwelcome, ally....And south lies Illian, the place Sammael holds sway....

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