Fantasy

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  • Book I of A Song of Ice and Fire. Summers span decades and winters last a lifetime.  The struggle for the Iron Throne has begun.  It will rage from the south, where heat breeds lust, plot and intrigues; to the frozen north where a 700-foot wall of ice protects the kingdom from the dark forces that lie beyond.

  • Book XXXII of Discworld. No real witch would casually step out of their body, leaving it empty. Tiffany Aching does. And there’s something just waiting for a handy body to take over. Something ancient and horrible, which can’t die. To deal with it, Tiffany has to go to the very heart of what makes her a witch...Cover art by Paul Kidby.
  • Book III of The Ouroboros Cycle. For a thousand years, the immortal Shashavani have hidden from the world in the halls of their mountain fortress, amassing great stores of knowledge in a haven of academic tranquility.  Even Dr. Varanus cannot deny that the peace and quiet make for a pleasant diversion after her recent chaotic adventures in London.  Having left the horrors of murder and wellness behind her, she has thrown herself into the study of the Shashavani condition, determined to learn the secret of their undying power.  But as winter snow covers the Shashavani  Valley and closes the mountain passes, sinister events are unfolding in the shadows.  Whispers of conspiracy echo through the halls.  Soon loyalties will be tested and friendships betrayed.  Blood will flow.  An ancient evil is stirring.  As darkness descends, one question remains:  Do you serve the Winter King?  Illustrated by Lawrence Gullo.
  • Volume II of The Book of Words. At Castle Harvell, demented Prince Kylock grabs the reins of power and hate by murdering his father. Harvell's two young refugees are torn apart by the storms of war: Melliandra is captured by brutal slavers and Jack, whose wild power works miracles, falls prey to a smuggler's lies.  Meanwhile, a knight's shattered destiny is about to lead from death-sport pits to the bloody creation of an empire.

  • Book II of The Book Of Words. At Castle Harvell, demented Prince Kylock grabs the reins of his power and hate by murdering his father. Harvell's two young refugees are torn apart by the storms of war: headstrong Melliandra is captured by brutal slavers and Jack, whose wild power works miracles, falls prey to a smuggler's lying charms and a woman's seductive schemes. Meanwhile a knight's shattered destiny is about to lead from death-sport pits to the blood-strewn creation of an empire.

  • Book II of Mordant's Need. Terisa Morgan needs to escape.  Gilbur is trying to kill her, Castellan Lebbick wants to torture her and she must find Geraden.  The fortress of Orison is under siege by the Alend army; the forces of Cadwal, led by Arch-Imager Vagel, are ready to strike; the traitor Eremis is preparing the ground for the enemies and King Joyse's actions are more baffling than ever.  Everything they love in the land of Mordant is about to be destroyed - unless they can prevent it with mirrors and imagery. Cover art by Peter Goodfellow.
  • Book II of Mordant's Need. The fortress of Orison is under siege by the Alend Armies; the Cadwal invaders are poised to strike; the traitors Eremis and Gilbur are preparing the ground for the hated enemies; and the actions of King Joyce are more baffling than ever.  Terisa needs to escape desperately - Gilbur is trying to kill her and the Castellan is about to torture her.  She must find Geraden, but he has fled through a mirror after it seemed that he murdered his brother.  Everything Geraden and Terisa love is about to be destroyed unless they can use the mirrors and their talent for Imagery. Cover art by Peter Goodfellow.
  • Book II of Mordant's Need. Aided by the powerful magic of Vagel, evil Arch-Imager, the merciless armies march against the kingdom of Mordant.  In its hour of greatest need, two unlikely champions emerge. Geraden, whose inability to master the simplest spells of Imagery have made him a joke and Terisa Morgan, brought to Mordant from a Manhattan apartment by Geraden's faulty magic.  They discover unknown talents within themselves but unfortunately, those talents also mark them for death. Cover art by Sandy Young.
  • Book V of The Dancers At The End Of Time. At last!  A self-proclaimed saviour has arrived at the End Of Time, home of the deliciously decadent and frightfully bored. Unfortunately, the last thing they need is a messiah. Especially one like the Fireclown - who offers such unlikely gifts as Madness, Pain and Doom. Still, he does provide a welcome touch of amusement and - dare we say? - conflict to the final days of Man.  Indeed, that impregnable spinster, Miss Mavis Ming, is more than a little charmed by his attention - despite the destruction he might wreak on one and all. Such is the way of love...Cover art by Robert Gould. Published in Britain under the title of The Transformation of Miss Mavis Ming.