By Gordon R. Dickson
"The Dragon Knight proves that Dickson is likely one of the extra underrated medievalists in modern fantasy". -- Chicago Sun-Times
Dickson's long-awaited sequel to The Dragon and the George lives as much as its affectionate, tongue-in-cheek method of the fable style. hugely recommended". -- Library magazine
By Nathan Long
A abandoned outpost...A cry for help...or a seize! within the moment ebook of the "Black Hearts series", Reiner and his band of reprobates are given a brand new challenge. All communications with a necessary Imperial border citadel were misplaced, and they're despatched to determine what's occurring - has the commander long gone rogue, or are extra sinister forces at paintings! The memorable rogues from final year's Valnir's Bane go back with one other story of bravery and treachery. Reiner and his fellow criminals are again with one other suicide venture. Can their success carry out once again!
By Jeffrey Lord
Richard Blade is an grownup myth pulp novel sequence produced by way of top Books among 1969 and 1984. The 37 books within the sequence have been written through Roland J. eco-friendly, Ray Nelson, and Manning Lee Stokes less than the pseudonym "Jeffrey Lord."
The novels have been additionally published as audio books, and as trilogy units- every one set having edited models of three novels on 6 cassettes (running nine hours, or nearly three hours according to novel), and afterward cds (1 in step with booklet, three according to trilogy set, less than the identify "Richard Blade Journeys". those have been published as Americana Audiobooks through Americana Publishing in English.
The novels have been a sequence of adventures that includes the titular personality (MI6A's specific agent Richard Blade), who used to be teleported right into a random exchange measurement first and foremost of every novel and compelled to depend upon his wits and power. alongside the way in which, he might have numerous explicitly defined sexual encounters with attractive ladies (both in England and within the exchange dimensions), and may frequently go back from his experience with a few merchandise, or little bit of wisdom precious to Britain (the ostensible cause of him being despatched within the first place). Richard Blade was once incredibly British, and all of the tales are set in England (at least first and foremost and finish, with Blade being teleported to a couple different measurement for the majority of every tale). The sequence was once translated into numerous languages, together with Russian, Swedish, French and German.
By James Barclay
The Raven go back and forth to a brand new continent looking for mages to aid the ruined university of Julatsa rebuild and locate themselves in the course of historic curse - a curse that has unleashed an epidemic that threatens to wipe out the elven race.
By Anne McCaffrey
In a time while the lethal scourge Thread has now not fallen on Pern for centuries--and many dare to wish that Thread won't ever fall again--a boy is born to Harper corridor. A musical prodigy who has the facility to talk with the dragons, he's referred to as Robinton, and he's destined to be essentially the most recognized and liked leaders Pern has ever known.
It is a deadly time for the harpers who sing of Thread--they are being became clear of holds, derided, attacked, even overwhelmed. during this weather of unrest, Robinton will come into his personal. yet regardless of the tragedies that beset his personal lifestyles, he maintains to think in song and within the dragons, and he's decided to save lots of his cherished Pern from itself--so that the dragonriders might be able to fly opposed to the scary Thread whilst eventually it returns...
By Stephen King
In The Wind throughout the Keyhole, Stephen King returns to the wealthy panorama of Mid-World, the stunning territory of the darkish Tower myth saga that stands as his so much beguiling fulfillment.
Roland Deschain and his ka-tet—Jake, Susannah, Eddie, and Oy, the billy-bumbler—encounter a ferocious typhoon simply after crossing the River Whye on their technique to the Outer Baronies. As they safeguard from the howling gale, Roland tells his acquaintances not only one unusual tale yet . . . and in so doing, casts new gentle on his personal bothered previous.
In his early days as a gunslinger, within the guilt-ridden yr following his mother’s demise, Roland is distributed through his father to enquire proof of a murderous shape-shifter, a “skin-man” preying upon the inhabitants round Debaria. Roland takes cost of invoice Streeter, the courageous yet terrified boy who's the only real surviving witness to the beast’s newest slaughter. just a youngster himself, Roland calms the boy and prepares him for the subsequent day’s trials by way of reciting a narrative from the Magic stories of the Eld that his mom usually learn to him at bedtime. “A person’s by no means too previous for stories,” Roland says to invoice. “Man and boy, woman and lady, by no means too outdated. we are living for them.” And certainly, the story that Roland unfolds, the legend of Tim Stoutheart, is a undying treasure for every age, a narrative that lives for us.
King started the darkish Tower sequence in 1974; it received momentum within the Eighties; and he introduced it to an exhilarating end while the final 3 novels have been released in 2003 and 2004. The Wind throughout the Keyhole is bound to fascinate avid lovers of the darkish Tower epic. yet this novel additionally stands by itself for all readers, a fascinating and haunting trip to Roland’s international and testimony to the facility of Stephen King’s storytelling magic.
By Ysabeau S. Wilce
Those inter-connected tales are set in a luxurious quasi-historical global of magick and excessive manners referred to as the Republic of Califa. The Republic is a surprisingly commonly used place—a baroque approximation of Gold Rush era-California with an overlay of Aztec ceremony—yet the characters who populate it are real originals: rockstar magicians, murderous gloves, bouncing boy terrors, blue tinted butlers, sentient squids, and a three-year-old Little Tiny Doom and her vengeful purple plush pig. by means of flip whimsical and terrible (sometime within the similar paragraph), Wilce's tales were characterised as "screwball comedies for goths" yet they can even be defined as "historical fantasies" or "fanciful histories" for there are nuggets of old truth hidden in them there lies.
By Brandon Sanderson
A desirable new novella in Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere, the universe shared via his Mistborn sequence and the number 1 ny occasions bestselling Stormlight Archive.
Sixth of the nightfall, set in a never-before-seen global, showcases a society near to technological swap. at the lethal island of Patji, the place birds supply humans magical abilities and predators can experience the techniques in their prey, a solitary trapper discovers that the island isn't the basically factor out to kill him. whilst he starts to work out his personal corpse at each flip, does this spell risk for his whole tradition?
By DG Hartwell, K Cramer
Magic lives in impressive nation-states -- and within the brief fiction of ultra-modern best fantasists. during this 5th breathtaking quantity of the year's top flights of the glorious, award-winning editors David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer current a blinding new array of wonders -- tales that holiday during the widespread conventions of the style to hold the reader to fantastic locations that basically the main creative minds might conceive.In the capable fingers of Neil Gaiman, Kage Baker, Tim Powers, and others, miracles develop into tangible and actual, very unlikely creatures roam unfettered, and fairy stories are reshaped, sharpened, and free of the restrictive bonds of childhood.Lose your self in those pages and in those worlds -- and detect the ability, the wonder, the unprecedented appeal of myth at its most interesting.
By Douglas Hulick
View our characteristic on Douglas Hulick's Among Thieves.
Drothe has been a member of the family members for years, rubbing elbows with thieves and murderers within the hire of a criminal offense lord whereas smuggling relics at the aspect. but if an old ebook falls into his palms, Drothe reveals himself in ownership of a relic able to bringing down emperors-a relic every person within the underworld could kill to procure.