By Tad Williams
Thirty years in the past Ineluki, the typhoon King, was once destroyed and his armies scattered. Osten Ard has been at peace ever on account that, governed by way of Simon Snowlock, kitchen boy made king, and Miriamele, King Elias' in basic terms baby. yet now age weighs upon their reign. Simon's desires have abandoned him, previous allies die and betrayal and assassination threaten. His son and inheritor John Josua is years lifeless and his grandson, Morgan, is a wastrel. A trip of redemption and discovery beckons within the darkening world.
And within the frozen North, in Nakkiga, the mountain castle, Ineluki's best friend, the Norn Queen, wakes from her deep, decades-long sleep and tells her fans that she is going to sleep not more. Humanity has to be destroyed. Her sorcerers will deliver a demon again from dying, her warriors will search the area for dwelling dragon's blood...
And eventually the best artefact of all, the Witchwood Crown, might be hers.
With a solid of enormous quantities - people, giants, dragons, trolls, Sithi and Norn - The Witchwood Crown is epic myth because it was: vintage, grand and sweeping and proof that Tad Williams is the best residing author of the form.
By Duncan Lay
By Timothy Zahn
By Jillian Jonsson
By Wynn Field
By Shayla Morgansen
Sometimes we avert the darkness. different occasions it involves us unbidden. within the wake of a right away political strike, the battered White Elm is left nearly powerless to behave opposed to their former brother Lisandro, the fellow now armed with their so much ambitious weapon, the Elm Stone. issues are complex via a heritage of resentment surrounding the council’s elitist stance on ‘wild’ sorts of magic, and compromises needs to be made so as to circulate ahead. Conflicted through the reality in their pasts yet certain jointly by way of fresh occasions, Aristea and Renatus dedicate themselves to knowing their unruly connection and its roots in a time lengthy sooner than theirs. but if Aristea is confused with a mystery too heavy to proportion along with her best friend and mentor, an unforeseen darkness starts to shadow her, and in her new function as Renatus’s apprentice she is a reluctant participant in a online game all started part a century before…
By Kevin Tinsley
By Christopher Buehlman
“As a lot F. Scott Fitzgerald as Dean Koontz” (#1 New York Times bestselling writer Patricia Briggs), Christopher Buehlman excels in twisting the commonly used into newfound dread in his “genre-bending” (California Literary Review) novels. Now the acclaimed writer of Those around the River delivers his so much disquieting story yet...
The key is, vampires are genuine and i'm one.
The key's, I’m stealing from you what's such a lot actually yours and I’m now not sorry...
New York urban in 1978 is a filthy, risky position to dwell. And die. Joey Peacock is familiar with this in addition to anybody—he has spent the final 40 years as a young person vampire, perfecting the regimen he now enjoys: womanizing in punk golf equipment and discotheques, feeding by way of evening, and slumbering through day with others of his type within the macabre labyrinth below the city’s sidewalks.
The subways are his playground and his street, shuttling him all through ny to bleed the unsuspecting within the Sheep Meadow of significant Park or within the backseats of Checker cabs, or maybe these of their personal residences who're too hypnotized through sitcoms to note him establishing their home windows. It’s nearly too easy.
Until one evening he sees them looking on his liked subway. the youngsters with the merry eyes. Vampires, like him…or unlike him. no matter what they're, no matter what their visual appeal capacity, the undead within the tunnels of big apple aren't as secure as they as soon as were.
And neither are the remainder of us.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Claire Corbett
Flight - you are going to dream approximately it.
'She had by no means visible the sky in all her existence earlier than. How excessive may possibly she fly? What was once the restrict? She used to be already so excessive the earth was once now not genuine. simply her within the sky. each spiral natural pleasure. This was once Flight. It was once for this she'd risked and persisted loads. It needed to be worthy it.'
The dream of having the ability to fly is now actual truth yet merely the wealthy and robust can find the money for the surgical procedure, medications, and gene manipulation to turn into fliers. Peri, a bad lady from the areas, will sacrifice something to get her wings and sign up for this elite however the expense is greater than she can have imagined. So why then does she throw all of it away?
Feel the pleasure and terror of flight - over vertiginous skyscrapers, into wild storms and throughout hypnotic barren region - during this appealing and daringly ingenious novel that explores the bounds of self-transformation.
'A brilliantly conceived imaginative and prescient, daring in its execution and totally convincing in its element. after we Have Wings is that infrequent factor, a compelling learn that's either emotionally and intellectually satisfying.' Amanda Lohrey
By M.J. Stewart
When he misplaced his mom a motor vehicle coincidence in the course of his pre-teen years, Ryan’s lifestyles replaced. soreness and rage became him chilly. He ultimately joined the army to provide himself an outlet for his anger. He excelled and was once recruited as an murderer for a covert supplier. Ryan felt neither regret nor excitement whilst he killed, yet he used to be now not thoroughly with out a wakeful, so he justified his activities by means of convincing himself that he killed for his country.
And then his existence replaced back. The association grew to become on him. His grandfather instructed Ryan that their bloodline originated with warrior gods that existed hundreds of thousands of years past at the different aspect an invisible barrier that separated their international from an international of magic. Ryan used to be confident his grandfather had grown senile…until he was once abruptly pulled into that international.
Instead of battling covert, high-tech wars, he stumbled on himself in medieval-style battles opposed to swords, sorcery, and diverse magical creatures; all with the intention to keep that global that used to be now not even his personal. Worst of all, the weapon he used to be required to take advantage of robbed him of his lifestyles strength and printed his destiny: everlasting damnation for the lives he had taken.
Welcome to the dominion of Lorr.