Fantasy

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  • The Four Winds Saga: Scroll I. The Steel Throne, seat of imperial power in Rokugan, is empty. Ambition wars with justice and deception with truth as the emperor's heirs see to gain the favour of the Clans.  The fate of the Empire walks the edge of a blade and before all is lost, the Lady of the Sword must step forward to restore honour to a land in need.
  • Book IX of The Wheel Of Time. Rand is on the run with Min, and in Cairhein, Cadsuane is trying to figure out where he is headed. Rand's destination is, in fact, one she has never considered. Mazrim Taim, leader of the Black Tower, is revealed to be a liar. But what is he up to? Faile, with the Aiel Maidens, Bain and Chiad, and her companions, Queen Alliandre and Morgase, is prisoner of Savanna's sept. Perrin is desperately searching for Faile. With Elyas Machera, Berelain, the Prophet and a very mixed "army" of disparate forces, he is moving through country rife with bandits and roving Seanchan. The Forsaken are ever more present, and united, and the man called Slayer stalks Tel'aran'rhiod and the wolfdream. In Ebou Dar, the Seanchan princess known as Daughter of the Nine Moons arrives--and Mat, who had been recuperating in the Tarasin Palace, is introduced to her. Will the marriage that has been foretold come about? Cover art by Darrell Sweet.
  • Book I of Witch World. Simon Tregarth, a man on the run, escapes from our world into another, where magic still has power - the Witch World. He finds new purpose in the service of Estcarp, whose witches use their ancient knowledge of magic to protect their home. But a new threat is rising: the mysterious Kolder, who possess powers and technology unlike anything known in the Witch World. It will take Simon and the forces of Estcarp all their might, their courage, and their magic to drive back the insurmountable enemy. Cover art by Mark Harrison.
  • The Dark Legacy Of Shannara III. For centuries the Four Lands enjoyed freedom from its demon-haunted past, protected by magic-enhanced borders from the dark dimension known as the Forbidding and the profound evil imprisoned there. But now the unthinkable is happening: The ancient wards securing the barrier between order and mayhem have begun to erode - and generations of bloodthirsty, monstrous creatures, fueled by a rage thousands of years in the making, are poised to spill forth, seeking revenge for what was done to them. Young Elf Arling Elessedil possesses the enchanted means to close the breach and once more seal the denizens of the Forbidding in their prison. But when she falls into the hands of the powerful Federation’s diabolical Prime Minister, her efforts may be doomed. Only her determined sister, Aphen, who bears the Elfstones and commands their magic, has any hope of saving Arling from the hideous fate her captor has in store. Meanwhile, Railing Ohmsford - desperate to save his imprisoned brother - seeks to discover if his famed but ill-fated ancestor Grianne is still alive and willing to help him save the world...no matter the odds or the consequences. Cover art by Stephen Youll.
  • Book XII of Discworld; Book III of Witches. Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother named Desiderata who had a good heart, a wise head and poor planning skills - which unfortunately left the Princess Emberella in the care of her other (not quite so good and wise) godmothers when DEATH came for Desiderata. So now it's up to Magrat Garlick, Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg to hop on broomsticks and make for far-distant Genua to ensure the servant girl doesn't marry the Prince. But the road to Genua is bumpy, and along the way the trio encounter the occasional vampire, werewolf and falling house (this is a fairy tale, after all...) The trouble really begins once the reluctant foster-godmothers arrive in Genua and must outwit their power-hungry counterpart who not only insists that the servant girl has to marry the prince but who will stop at nothing to achieve a proper "happy ending"...because that's what life is all about...even if it means destroying a kingdom.  Cover art by Josh Kirby.
  • Book V of Landover. With peace reigning in the Magic Kingdom at last, Ben Holiday was finally free to lie back and watch his daughter grow. Which she did - by leaps and bounds. Born a seedling and nourished by soil from Landover, Earth and the fairy mists, Mistaya was a unique child, as dazzling as her mother, the sylph Willow, and fiery and impatient with those who couldn't keep up with her lightning- fast development. But Ben's idyll was not to last. The dark and pitiless Rydall, king of lands beyond the fairy mists, was at the gates of Sterling Silver. His armies ready to invade if Ben would not accept his challenge: to face and defeat seven different champions of Rydall's choice. And accept he must, for Mistaya had been snatched from her guardians by foul magic and only Rydall had the key to her fate ...Cover art by Steve Stone.
  • When his father was killed at sea, Tobas has been lucky to find a wizard to take him on as an apprentice.But now the wizard had died of old age, after teaching Tobas the elementary spell for starting a fire. When he tried to open the wizard's Book Of Spells, he succeeded in triggering a blaze that consumed the hit and its contents. Already too old to seek another apprenticeship, Tobas was left with nothing. Across the sea, in faraway Old Ethshar, there were dragons to be slain, princesses and gold to be won, magic castles and witches who knew the secret of immortality.  But these were prizes beyond the reach of a wizard whose only talent was arson. With a heavy heart and empty stomach, Tobas resolves to travel to Ethshar anyway. Somehow his burning ambition would be realised...

  • Book III of Incarnations of Immortality. When the man Niobe loved was shot, she learned that she had been the target, in a devious plot of the Devil's. Hoping for revenge, Niobe accepted a position as one of the three Aspects of Fate, only to find that Satan's plots were tangled into the very Tapestry of Fate. Now the Evil One was laying a trap to ruin Niobe's granddaughter Luna, who threatened his plans - and he had tricked her son into Hell. Niobe's only chance to save her son and Luna was to accept a challenge by the Prince of Deceit -a challenge to be decided in Hell and in a maze of Satan's devising. Cover art by Steve Crisp.
  • Book IV of The Dark Tower.  Roland, the Last Gunslinger, and his band of followers have narrowly escaped one world and slipped into the next - there Roland tells them a tale of long-ago love and adventure involving the beautiful and quixotic Susan Delgado.  They will be drawn into an ancient mystery of magic and menace.