Mother of Lies

By Dave Duncan

The prior fifteen years haven't been sort to Celebre, the best urban at the Florengian face of a dodecahedral global. Its partitions were breached and its Doge humiliated by way of the evil Bloodlord Stralg; all 4 of its heirs abducted and brought over the sting to Vigaelia; its Dogaressa forcibly impregnated by means of Stralg and--when her husband's healthiness starts to fail--left to rule over a urban teeming with Stralg's troops. And in the event you imagine Stralg is undesirable, wait until eventually you meet his sister Saltaja, a enthusiast who sees no human price as too nice to maintain the Hrag dynasty in strength and her goddess--evil Xaran, the mummy of Lies--appeased.

But there are a couple of nice hopes for the way forward for the town: the Mutineer, Marno Cavotti, who won't stand to determine his fatherland destroyed and is massing a strong liberation move mere inches past Stralg's seize. And the 4 heirs of Celebre--each with god-given services of their respective fields of artistry, wrestle, knowledge, or death--are wending their long ago over the sting to their birthplace. in fact, while Marno and the Celebre young children are practising the typical target of defeating the Hrags, they are all painfully conscious that after that hurdle is crossed just one of them can finish up at the throne.

Continuing the storyline set out in Children of Chaos, Mother of Lies is a fierce, kinetic romp that would maintain readers guessing until eventually the final blow is dealt.

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Master of the Cauldron (Lord of the Isles, Book 6)

By David Drake

Garric or-Reise used to be born the son of an innkeeper in Barca's Hamlet at the Isle of Haft, yet via valor and resolution turned first a prince after which the Regent and successor to the feeble Valence III, King of the Isles. however the state is vulnerable, its rule slightly extending earlier the island of Ornifal.
The Isles want a powerful king to convey team spirit, simply because probability is coming. Magic is more advantageous now than at any time because the fall of the outdated country in a cataclysm of out of control magic. Evil is growing to be within the areas past the realm, ready to accomplish the destruction began a millennium sooner than. provided that the Isles are united right into a robust New state can humanity survive.
Garric has sworn to turn into a real Lord of the Isles. status with him are his sister, Sharina; his pal and Sharina's lover, the shepherd Cashel; and Cashel's sister, the weaver-witch Ilsa. they've been to Hell and again jointly of their quest.
The 4 associates and the armies of the dominion have undertaken a Royal growth to resume the bonds of fealty one of the Isles. Now they arrive to Sandrakkan, which fought an extended and bloody struggle with Haft lower than a iteration in the past.
On Sandrakkan, Wilduf's Countess, Balila, schemes together with her courtroom wizard to wreck the boy king from the hated isle of Haft. unusual evils lurk on demon-haunted Volita, and he or she will wake all of them if essential to make her husband the recent King of the Isles.
Rich with motion, guile, and heroism within the face of risks either actual and ethical, Master of the Cauldron stands on my own or as a part of a ground-breaking myth epic.

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No Other Story (A Whole Nother Story)

The Cheeseman family members is again from back-in-time. Or no less than, they're within the LVR (their super-secret time computing device) and on their strategy to retailer the lifetime of their loved mom, Olivia. yet then the LVR will get kicked off the Time Arc right into a position known as occasionally. and in contrast to olden occasions or current occasions, occasionally does not make lots of experience. it has got dinosaurs and Vikings and jumbo jets, multi function position, at one time. fortunately, it is not many years ahead of the relatives is again on the right track back. And simply as they're approximately to rescue their mom finally, the children confront whatever totally remarkable. anything wilder than dinosaurs, Vikings, or jumbo jets. extra unimaginable than cowboy poets and psychic dogs.They are approximately to encounter... Dr. Cuthbert Soup.And the exchange types of themselves!

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Passage (The Sharing Knife, Book 3)

By Lois McMaster Bujold

“A considerate and skillful author.”
Cleveland simple Dealer

One of the main revered writers within the box of speculative fiction, Lois McMaster Bujold has received various accolades and awards, together with the Nebula and Locus Awards in addition to the fable and technology fiction genre’s so much prestigious honor, the Hugo Award for most sensible Novel, 4 instances (most lately for Paladin of Souls). With The Sharing Knife sequence, Bujold creates a new international fraught with peril, and spins a rare romance among a tender farm lady and the courageous sorcerer-soldier entrusted with the safety of the land opposed to an endemic of vicious malevolent beings. In Passage, quantity 3 in Bujold’s breathtaking saga of affection, loyalty, and braveness within the face of bigotry and darkish magic, the dedicated wedded fans Fawn Bluefield and Dag Redwing Hickory are joined by way of new partners of their quest to discover peace, popularity, and a spot in a most threatening world.

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Ogre, Ogre (Xanth)

By Piers Anthony

Ruin, himself, was once half ogre. even supposing ogres have been thought of so silly they coud hardly ever communicate, and spent their time consuming younger women, seven diversified ladies had without warning became to him for counsel and saftety? In Xanth, one stopover at to the great Magician Humfrey labored wonders....

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Across a Star-Swept Sea

By Diana Peterfreund

From Rampant and Ascendant writer Diana Peterfreund comes this exciting spouse to For Darkness indicates the Stars, now in paperback. Across a Star-Swept Sea is a romantic science-fiction reimagining of the vintage The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Centuries after wars approximately destroyed civilization, the islands of Galatea and Albion stand on my own, a paradise the place even the Reduction—the devastating mind ailment that sparked the wars—is reminiscence. but on Galatea, an rebellion opposed to the aristocracy has grew to become lethal. The revolutionaries' weapon is a drug that damages their enemies' brains, and the single wish is a mysterious undercover agent referred to as the Wild Poppy. On neighboring Albion, nobody suspects that the Wild Poppy is absolutely famously frivolous teenage aristocrat Persis Blake. Her gossipy flutternotes are encrypted plans, her pampered sea mink is genetically engineered for spying, and her well-publicized new romance with good-looking Galatean medic Justen Helo . . . is her most deadly venture ever.

When Persis discovers that Justen is retaining a mystery which may plunge New Pacifica into one other darkish age, she realizes she's not only risking her center, she's risking the area she's sworn to guard.

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Vagabonds of Gor (Gorean Saga, Book 24)

By John Norman

Within the continental conflict issues continue apace, to the good thing about Cos. Cabot, and his good friend, Marcus, of Ar's Station, who've been spying for Ar within the Cosian encampments, now search the long-inert forces of Ar, to file obtained intelligence to their commander, Saphronicus, who proves to be of the treasonous occasion of Ar. Cabot and Marcus are positioned less than arrest, as spies. basic forces of Ar, mostly inactive in contemporary months, are actually to pursue Cosian forces retreating from Ar's Station, in the course of the substantial Vosk delta to the ocean. The Cosian forces, despite the fact that, have refrained from the delta and the delta crusade is a ruse to decimate the armed may of Ar, to take advantage of as a weapon the marshes and swamps of the delta itself, their treacherous, trackless wildernesses and wastes, the quicksand, the bugs, the serpents and reptiles, the neighborhood populations, to carry a last decisive blow to what used to be the unchallenged beauty and gear of Gor's most interesting infantry. Cabot and Marcus, separated, are sentenced as paintings prisoners to accompany the forces of Ar as they input the delta with the expectancy of quickly overtaking and crushing the chickening out contingents of the ubarate of Cos. they're therefore first-hand witnesses of the tragedies and dangers, the terrors and miseries, of the ill-fated delta crusade. may still they continue to exist the delta either will flip their eyes towards Ar, the seat of treachery. As warriors every one could have his company in that position. Coinciding with the fortieth anniversary of the 1st publication of the Gorean Saga, TARNSMAN OF GOR, E-Reads is proud to unencumber the first actual entire e-book of all Gor books by means of John Norman, in either print and publication variants, together with the long-awaited twenty sixth novel within the saga, WITNESS OF GOR. a number of the unique Gor books were out of print for years, yet their reputation has persisted. every one booklet of this unlock has been specifically edited via the writer and is a definitive textual content.

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The Fortress (Spider World, Book 3)

By Colin Wilson

Mankind as soon as governed plant Earth, smugly ignoring the tiny creatures crawling underfoot. Then got here the cosmic disaster which positioned guy on the mercy of the enormous spiders, icily clever conquerors armed with striking brain powers. It's their planet now, other than for... The Fortress.
Enslaved humanity cherishes the legend of the misplaced castle and its world-shattering weaponry. looking the mythic fortress is Niall, the 1st of a brand new breed of psionic warriors. struggling with monsters and traitors, he leads a insurgent band on a determined quest deep within the loss of life Lord spider's area. And as they hunt for the last word weapon... a spider military hunts them.

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Tuesdays at the Castle

By Jessica Day George

Every Tuesday fortress Glower takes on a lifetime of its own-magically inventing, relocating, or even thoroughly putting off a few of its rooms. great point Princess Celie takes the time to map out those endless adjustments. simply because while the fort is ambushed and Celie's mom and dad and oldest brother cross lacking, it truly is as much as Celie to guard their domestic and keep their state. an excellent new sequence that readers will devour!

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Dancing with Eternity

By John Patrick Lowrie

What may take place if Odysseus met Captain Ahab within the 40th Century? in basic terms Captain Ahab is a gorgeous lady named metal who owns her personal starship and Odysseus is an unemployed actor named Mohandas who's stuck at the bottom of a backwater moon simply because he will not pay his taxes. Oh, and everybody-well, almost everybody-lives perpetually, did I point out that? and there is a telepathic net that permits the total inhabitants of the galaxy to speak at will or even experience the global from one other person's point of view.  Dancing with Eternity is a sprawling galactic odyssey that takes metal, Mo and the workforce of the starship Lightdancer on a tremendous voyage of experience, self-discovery, and revelation.  ... and so they get to visit loads of particularly cool planets, too.

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