Legion of the Occult
by Roberto Genovesi
Unstoppable and lethal, they move across the battlefields like ghosts. They are the soldiers of the Legio Occulta. Nola, Roman Italy, 19 August 14 A.D. History does not acknowledge them, but the Roman Empire knows the debt they owe to this secret legion. Trained not to fight but to read and interpret the messages of the gods, they pave the way for Roman swords, intervening when earthly weapons must give way to the power of the transcendent. With the Legio Occulta, no battle is impossible. Cl...
Dancer's Lament (Path to Ascendancy, #1)
by Ian C Esslemont
It was once a land ravaged by war, minor city states, baronies and principates fight for supremacy, and then the rival cities of Tali and Quon formed an alliance and so Quon Tali came into being. However that was generations ago, that dynasty has collapsed and the regional powers are now clawing at each others throats once more. But at the heart of Quon Tali lies the powerful city state of Li Heng which has for centuries enjoyed relative stability under the guidance of the powerful sorceress k...
The Revolution Trade (The Merchant Princes, #3)
by Charles Stross
The Revolution Trade by Charles Stross includes The Revolution Business and The Trade of Queens - the final two instalments of the spellbinding The Merchant Princes series combined in one volume. For one ex-journalist, the nightmare has just begun . . . Miriam Beckstein has said goodbye to her comfort zone. The transition from journalist to captive in an alternative timeline was challenging to say the least. As was discovering her long-lost family, the Clan, were world-skipping assassins. N...
The Fall of Partha (Chronicles of Celedant the Wizard, #1)
by Steve Stephenson
War breaks out on Muiria between the kingdoms of Partha and Zeiglon. The wood elves send Prince Aedith and a delegation to the Emperor Zachary, but the mission fails and the emperor, armed with the evil Staff of Adois, pushes forward in a full-scale attack. The Young wizard, Celedant and his bonded dragon, Azimuth set out on a mission to unite the dwarvan clans against the growing threat as the first small step in a grander plan. The Staff of Adaman, an instrument of good, is miraculously brou...
by Suzie Wilde
A gripping Viking tale of one woman's courage, fighting old and new gods amid the savage beauty of Ice Island: the second instalment of The Book of Bera fantasy adventure series Bera, the Viking seer, has been having visions. During the hard birthing of her daughter, she feels the earth convulse, an upheaval that somehow links the black bead of her necklace to the precious stone: Obsidian. As her destructive visions start to become reality, she has no choice but to set out for the Far North, t...
Titans of War
by Mark Chadbourn
Global bestselling author of River God and The New Kingdom, Wilbur Smith, returns with the next epic book in his brand-new Ancient Egyptian series. A RUTHLESS ENEMY. A CIVILIZATION IN RUINS. A QUEST FOR SALVATION. For over fifty years Egypt has known nothing but war and devastation at the hands of the Hyksos, a bloodthirsty barbarian people from the distant east who continue to advance, crushing armies in their wake. Times are desperate, but throughout the conflict, a brave resistance fights...
Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire, #1)
by Mark Lawrence
Prince of Thorns is the first volume in a powerful new epic fantasy trilogy, original, absorbing and challenging. Before the thorns taught me their sharp lessons and bled weakness from me I had but one brother, and I loved him well. But those days are gone and what is left of them lies in my mother's tomb. Now I have many brothers, quick with knife and sword, and as evil as you please. We ride this broken empire and loot its corpse. They say these are violent times, the end of days whe...
The Born Leader (Unstoppable LIV Beaufont, #12)
by Michael Anderle and Sarah Noffke
The most important magical creature has gone missing. It’s up to Warrior Liv Beaufont to find him. But she has no idea where to look. Thankfully she’s made friends in lots of places—big and small. Liv pulls all her resources together to complete the most important mission she’s ever attempted. The House bonds together unlike ever before. And the timing couldn’t be any better as Talon Sinclair steps out of the Black Void to take control, once and for all. Liv will die before she allows the...
The Traders' War (The Merchant Princes, #2)
by Charles Stross
The Traders' War by Charles Stross includes The Clan Corporate and The Merchants' War, the third and fourth instalments in the spellbinding The Merchant Princes series combined into one volume. The journalistic instinct runs deep – and comes with a fatality warning. Miriam was an ambitious business journalist in Boston. Until she was fired – then discovered, to her shock, that her lost family comes from an alternate reality. And although some of them are trying to kill her, she won't stop digg...
To observe an eclipse is to witness a rare and unusual event. Under darkened skies the sun becomes a negative image of itself, its corona transforming the landscape into a strange space where anything might happen, and any story may be true... In the spirit of classic science fiction anthologies such as Universe, Orbit, and Starlight, master anthologist Jonathan Strahan (The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year) presents the non-themed genre anthology Eclipse: New Science Fiction and Fan...
The Grey Ghost (Fargo Adventures)
by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell
THE EXPLOSIVE NEW THRILLER FROM THE WORLD'S NO. 1 BESTSELLING ADVENTURE WRITER Does a stolen antique car hold the clue to a secret fortune? Husband and wife treasure-hunting team Remi and Sam Fargo head to England to help Viscount Albert Payton recover a fortune that was lost a hundred years ago - along with the family's good name. It is believed this treasure was linked to the theft of a Rolls-Royce prototype called the Grey Ghost, which legendary detective Isaac Bell helped to recover, while t...
The Elemental Trial (The Faerie Race, #2)
by J a Armitage and Claire Luana
Ice, Iron, and Gold
by S M Stirling
New York Times best-selling Author S. M. Stirling's first collection gathers his most interesting and evocative short stories, drawn from the length of his professional career. More than 100,000 words of fiction, including an original story, make this book a must for fans of Stirling's work. Whether Stirling is exploring alternate histories, chronicling military sf exploits, or off-kilter contemporary settings, his insightful characterizations and compelling plots are distinct and memorable.