The Tale of Krispos (The Tale of Krispos of Videssos)
by Harry Turtledove
The dazzling story of a boy who rises from poverty and hardship to become the greatest leader his world has ever known KRISPOS RISING Born a ragged peasant, Krispos lives on the family farm until crushing taxes drove him from the land he calls home. With only a single gold piece to his name–a gift from a nomad chieftain who claimed it carried magic–Krispos heads for the imperial capital, Videssos, and into a world of peril and possibility. KRISPOS OF VIDESSOS Krispos’ reign as emperor of Vide...
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 Silmarillion (Silmarillion) (Pre-Lord of the Rings)
by J. R. R. Tolkien
A new hardback edition with a cover design by Tolkien himself, to complement the popular The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings hardbacks. Includes a new Preface by J.R.R. Tolkien unique to this edition. The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s World. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part. The tales of The Sil...
The Jackal of Nar (Tyrants & Kings, #1)
by John Marco
The first of a new fantasy series. A fast-paced epic with enormous scope, believable and appealing characters and an impressively imagined world. The Empire of Nar is being torn apart by the ambitions of its states and the lax rule of its Emperor. The balance has been tipped by the unleashing of magic by the sorcerer Tharn. The Emperor wants control of the magic, Tharn wants to rule the Empire and countless thousands of people are caught up in the struggle. And now the love of Prince Richius's...
Blood of Dragons (The Rain Wild Chronicles, #4)
by Robin Hobb
'Fantasy as it ought to be written' George R.R. Martin The final instalment of Robin Hobb’s Sunday Times best-selling series The Rain Wild Chronicles. Dragon blood and scales, dragon liver and eyes and teeth. All required ingredients for medicines with near-miraculous healing powers. The legendary blue dragon Tintaglia is dying of wounds inflicted by hunters sent by the Duke of Chalced, who meanwhile preserves his dwindling life by consuming the blood of the dragon’s poet Sel...
The Hollow Lands (Dancers at the End of Time, Vol. 2) (Gateway Essentials)
by Michael Moorcock
At the world's end, all love is timeless, and all age-old disputes irrelevant . . .Jherek Carnelian, however, is in danger of taking reality too seriously, and grows tired of his pleasures. Perhaps a hunt for aliens could lift his spirits? Or better yet, a journey through time? Ah, yes! The past! So complicated and strange - especially with its scarcity of time machines for a return trip! But regardless of the dangers, the past does hold one irresistible lure: Mrs Amelia Underwood, for who...
Fate of the Crown (Heir to the Crown, #5)
by Paul J Bennett
From lonely little girl… to the people's princess. She is the last hope of a kingdom crushed under the heel of tyranny. At first alone in the world, everything changed the day she met Gerald; once a forgotten old warrior, now the General of her army. With the aid of those willing to sacrifice their lives for the cause of good, she prepares to wage war against her brother, a king more corrupt than even her dead father. All her life has led up to this. Now, they seek to unite the ancient rac...
The Little Regiment and other episodes of the American Civil War
by Stephen Crane
Shadow of the Crown (Heir to the Crown, #4)
by Paul J Bennett
Treachery! Treason! Trolls! Fooled into thinking they are returning heroes, the entourage's royal welcome is cut short when they mysteriously collapse; all but Nikki, the one nobody trusted. Lady Nicole Arendale's past is shrouded in mystery, but it's slowly unravelling as secrets long buried are exposed, threatening everyone's future. Never one to rely on anyone's help, she has no choice but to return to her previous life if she has any hope of saving them. Set on a path she neither expected...
Bad Faith (The Dragon Lords, #3)
by Jon Hollins
Guardians of the Galaxy meets the Hobbit in this rollicking fantasy adventure.Will and his comrades went to war to overthrow the reign of dragons, winning battle after battle, and acclaim as conquering heroes.But now they've angered the gods, and may just need the dragons to help them this time. . ."Jon Hollins is a one-of-a-kind storyteller, a master of epic fun and nonstop action." -- Nicholas Eames, author of Kings of the Wyld
The Life and Times of Sgt. Joseph Thomas "Tom" Biway, USMC
by D J Cotten
Kin & Kind (The Shard of Elan, #4)
by Laura Vanarendonk Baugh
After generations of war, the fragile new peace hangs by a thread, as Ryuven attacks continue despite the treaty. Shianan leads an exhausted army facing a fresh and magically superior foe. Worried for Ariana, not yet returned from her own deployment, and as demoralized as his soldiers, Shianan is unprepared in every way when Flamen Ande, high priest of the Gehrn cult, reappears to demand Luca back. Luca was once enslaved to Ande, but that was a lifetime ago, before the fall of the shield, befor...
Warhost of Vastmark (The Wars of Light and Shadow, #3)
by Janny Wurts
The Mistwraith's curse of vengeance has locked two princes into an ever deeper pattern of enmity. Since the deception and betrayal which ended "Ships of Merior, " their struggle has widened to encompass the fates of the world. Lysaer, Prince of Light--committed to serving justice, deeply bitter over the total destruction of his fleet, he lacks the means to transport his vast warhost, but swears he will still capture Arithon, defenseless in his shipyard at the seaside village of Merior... Arith...
Beasts Beneath the Flesh (Eye of the Serpent, #1)
by Joseph W Colomban
Alector's Choice (Corean Chronicles, #4)
by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.
Corus has been designed to become the new home of a superior race from a distant world, whose very life depends on drawing sustenance from the biological life force of a planet. After changing the climate, they have grown ordinary people to tend the plants and animals in preparation for their eventual arrival in force. Meanwhile, their plans are supervised by a staff of Alectors, who in effect rule the world. Alectors are bigger, tougher, and have both psychic talents and technology unavailable...
Grand Conspiracy (The Wars of Light and Shadow, #5) (Alliance of Light)
by Janny Wurts
The Mistwraith, The Fog that once smothered the skies of Athera, has been defeated, but that very defeat has loosed a curse of vengeance on the princes who captured it. Lysaer, Lord of Light, faces his bastard half-brother Arithon, the Master of Shadow. Lysaer's thirst for justice and fair rule has been consumed by his battle with Arithon; Arithon must invoke the dark arts of Shadow to defend himself, or see innocents die. The enmity of the two princes threatens the fates of nations and the very...
Hands of Flame (The Negotiator, #3)
by C.E. Murphy
War has erupted among the five Old Races, and Margrit is responsible for the death that caused it. Now New York City's most unusual lawyer finds herself facing her toughest negotiation yet. And with her gargoyle lover, Alban, taken prisoner, Margrit's only allies-a dragon bitter about his fall, a vampire determined to hold his standing at any cost and a mortal detective with no idea what he's up against-have demands of their own. Determined to rescue...
A Mighty Dawn (The Wanderer Chronicles, #1)
by Theodore Brun
Sworn to honour.Broken by betrayal.Hakan, son of Haldan, chosen son of the Lord of the Northern Jutes, swears loyalty to his father in fire, in iron, and in blood. But there are always shadows that roam. When a terrible tragedy befalls Hakan's household he is forced to leave his world behind. He must seek to pledge his sword to a new king. Nameless and alone, he embarks on a journey to escape the bonds of his past and fulfil his destiny as a great warrior.Whispers of sinister forces in the north...
The Wounded Hawk (The Crucible Trilogy, #2)
by Sara Douglass
The second book of The Crucible, an exciting new historical fantasy from the author of the popular Axis Triology. The plague has passed and for a while it seems evil has been defeated. Europe recovers; prosperity returns, trade resumes, and people slowly recover from the effects of the plague. Then, just as the Church relaxes its guard, war spreads across Europe. Widespread heresies challenge the authority of the Church. Revolts and rebellions threaten to topple the establish...
The Steel Seraglio
by Mike Carey, Linda Carey, and Louise Carey
Cast out of the Arabian city of Bessa by the new tyrannical sultan, a harem of 365 women must forge an army, a seraglio of steel, and use it to take back the city. But even if they succeed, their troubles will just be beginning--because their most dangerous enemy is within their own number ...