Download E-books Falcons of Fire & Ice PDF

By Karen Maitland

Karen Maitland, the writer of the highly well known "Company of Liars", has written a strong old mystery which takes you correct again to the darkest corners of the sixteenth century. Intelligently written and meticulously researched, "The Falcons of fireplace and Ice" is a true deal with for all enthusiasts of CJ Sansom and Umberto Eco's "The identify of the Rose". "A travel de strength: darkish and woven with the supernatural". ("Daily Mail" 1564, Lisbon). The Inquisition screens its strength and ruthlessly spreads fear.

Heretics are tortured and burned. Any who oppose the Church's will discover that silence is most effective to a sluggish and agonizing loss of life. Isabela, daughter of the Falconer on the Royal courtroom, is set to be stuck within the Church's terrifying schemes. The slaughter of 2 of the King's helpful white falcons sees her father arrested and imprisoned. As punishment he and his kinfolk may be killed until the birds are changed. Isabela, younger and headstrong, comes to a decision that simply she will retailer her father. those birds are impossibly infrequent, and she or he should trip some distance and into unusual lands to discover them to transparent her father's identify. it's a trip that would take her right into a darkish and unsafe global full of menacing humans pushed via anxious ideals. And, regrettably for Isabela, the Church has despatched a spouse to make sure she by no means returns...Step again in time with Karen Maitland's "Dark Tales" and find a global packed with mind's eye in "The Falcons of fireplace and Ice" - "A exciting terrible imaginative and prescient of the darkish Ages". ("Metro"). Karen Maitland travelled and labored in lots of elements of the uk prior to eventually settling within the attractive medieval urban of Lincoln. She is the writer of "The White Room", "Company of Liars", "The Owl Killers" and "The Gallows Curse". The latter 3 titles can be found as Penguin paperbacks.

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Download E-books Sorcerers of Majipoor (Prestimion Trilogy) PDF

By Robert Silverberg

The Long-Awaited Prequel!

1000 years earlier than Lord Valentine, the future of kings is hostage to sorcery and deceit.

on this planet Majipoor, it's a time of significant switch. The elderly Pontifex Prankipin, who introduced sorcery (and prosperity) to the Fifty towns of chateau Mount, is loss of life. The Coronal Lord Confalume, who turns into alternative is selected. it's no mystery that the following Coronal can be prince Prestimion. by way of legislations and customized, the blood son of the current Coronal--has a mystery quarry--the Starburst Crown. Visited through an oracle, Korsibar has heard a prophecy that might plunge the planet right into a fearsome conflagration and change future itself: "You will shake the world!"

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Download E-books Wolf in Shadow (The Stones of Power: Jon Shannow Trilogy) PDF

By David Gemmell

"Gemmell . . . retains the mythic currents crackling."

--Publishers Weekly

John Shannow, The Jerusalem guy, lived in a global that had toppled on its axis. Civilization were changed via ruthlessness and savagery. Relentless in his quest for peace, Shannow a course that led purely to bloodshed and sorrow.

Abaddon, the Lord of the Pit, sought to plunge mankind right into a new Satanic period. His Hellborn military spewed forth from the Plague Lands with an unholy strength stemming from human sacrifice. For it was once the blood of innocents that fueled the corrupted Sipstrassi Stones of Power--the resource of Abaddon's might.

But the Hellborn made a deadly mistake--they took the lady who had stolen Shannow's middle. He could circulate Heaven and Earth to avoid wasting her or he may die attempting.

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Download E-books Seven Forges: Seven Forges, Book I PDF

Captain Merros Dulver is the 1st in lots of lifetimes to discover a course past the good mountains often called the Seven Forges and come upon, eventually, the half-forgotten race who reside there. And it'll look that they have been anticipating him. As he returns domestic, bringing an entourage of strangers with him, he starts off to wonder if his discovery has been the sort of great thing. For the gods of this misplaced race are the gods of battle, and their stories of that far away cataclysm haven't faded.

The humans of Fellein have stay with legends for plenty of centuries. To their a ways north, the Blasted Lands, a legacy of an historic time of cataclysm, are massive, desolate and impassable, yet that does not cease the occasional excursion into their fringes looking for any hint of the ancients who had as soon as lived there... and oft-rumored riches.

File Under: Fantasy [Savage Lands | Vengeful Gods | An anticipated trip | Battalions at conflict]

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Download E-books Islandia PDF

By Austin Tappan Wright

On his dying, Austin Tappan Wright left the realm a unconditionally unsuspected legacy. between this distinctive criminal scholar's papers have been millions of pages dedicated to a surprising feat of literary construction - a close background of an imagined kingdom entire with geography, family tree, representations from its literature, language and tradition. In a enormous exertions of affection Wright's spouse and daughter culled from this fabric one thousand web page novel, as unique as J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. Islandia has equally turn into a vintage touchstone for these involved in the construction of imaginary worlds.

Islandia

occupies the southern element of the Karain Continent, which lies within the Southern Hemisphere. Its civilization is an historic one, shielded from open air intervention by way of a common fort of towering mountains. To this remoted nation - this alien, compelling and completely attention-grabbing international - comes John Lang, the yank consul. because the reader lives with Lang in Islandia, as he involves be aware of this magnetic land, its precise humans, its unusual customs, he could locate himself experiencing a sense of envy, a want that he, like Lang, be authorised, on the book's finish, to come back once again and spend the remainder of his days in Islandia.

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Download E-books El mapa del cielo (Trilogía victoriana 2) PDF

Sumérjanse en las páginas de nuestra historia, intrépidos lectores, y descubran qué es más fácil: sobrevivir a una invasión marciana o conquistar el corazón de una dama que no cree en el amor.

Ganadora del Premio Ignotus a l. a. mejor novela 2013.

En el caluroso verano de 1835, un hombre hizo soñar al mundo revelándole que l. a. Luna estaba habitada por unicornios, hombres murciélago y otros seres fantásticos. Y aunque no tardó en demostrarse que aquello period una gran mentira, muchos prefirieron seguir creyendo que allí se almacenaban los sueños que podían hacer sus vidas más hermosas.

Más de sesenta años después, su biznieta Emma Harlow, solicitada por lo más granado de los angeles alta sociedad de Nueva York, sabe que solo podrá enamorarse de alguien capaz de hacer soñar al mundo como lo hizo su bisabuelo. Por eso exige a Montgomery Gilmore, su más infatigable pretendiente, que reproduzca los angeles invasión marciana descrita en La guerra de los mundos, los angeles novela de H. G. Welles. Pero para el millonario no hay nada imposible: los marcianos invadirán l. a. Tierra, aunque esta vez sea por amor.

¿Qué ocurre cuando los sueños se convierten en pesadillas?
¿Tenemos que dejar de soñar?

La crítica ha dicho...
«Sencillamente brillante.»
Publishers Weekly

«Una deliciosa mezcla de géneros.»
The Washington Post

«Aquellos lectores que se aventuren en este viaje serán sobradamente recompensados. Palma mezcla con éxito las figuras históricas y l. a. ciencia ficción dentro de una vertiginosa y exuberante historia de amor, asesinato y locuacidad.»
Booklist

«Una asombrosa montaña rusa de erudición y extravagancia.»
Le Nouvel Observateur

«Con gran talento, Palma rompe una lanza por l. a. literatura.»
Frankfurter Neue Presse

«Lo digo tal y como lo siento, esta novela me ha ganado por completo: es fascinante, gótica y romántica, de un suspense trepidante.»
Kristeligt Dagblad

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Download E-books The Fell Sword (The Traitor Son Cycle) PDF

Betrayal, nevertheless, is loose.
When the Emperor is taken hostage, the pink Knight and his males locate their companies in excessive call for -- and themselves surrounded by way of enemies. the rustic is in insurrection, the capital urban is besieged and any victory might be tough gained. however the pink Knight has a plan.
The query is, can he negotiate the political, magical, actual and romantic battlefields even as -- particularly whilst he intends to be effective on all of them?

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