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By Barb Hendee, J. C. Hendee

Younger student Wynn Hygeorht continues to be made up our minds to recuperate historical texts she introduced again from the fortress within the Farlands. to take action, she's going to need to trip to the mountain stronghold of the dwarves with doubtful allies as publications. yet there she's going to locate extra puzzles and questions buried in secrets and techniques outdated and new-along with an enemy she suggestion destroyed...

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Download The Book of Lost Tales: Part 1 (The History of Middle-Earth, by J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien PDF

By J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien

The publication of misplaced stories used to be the 1st significant paintings of mind's eye by means of J.R.R. Tolkien, began in 1916-17 whilst he used to be twenty-five years previous and left incomplete numerous years later. It stands at the start of the full notion of Middle-earth and Valinor, for those stories have been the 1st kind of the myths and legends that got here to be referred to as The Silmarillion. Embedded in English legend, they're set within the narrative body of a very good westward voyage over the sea through a mariner named Eriol (or AElfwine) to Tol Eressea, the Lonely Isle, the place elves dwelt; from him they discovered their precise background, the misplaced stories of Elfinesse. In those stories are came across the earliest debts and unique principles of Gods and Elves, Dwarves, Balrogs, and Orcs; of the Silmarils and the 2 timber of Valinor; of Nargothrond and Gondolin; of the geography and cosmology of Middle-earth. quantity One includes the stories of The song of the Ainur, The construction of valinor, The Chaining of Melko, the arrival of the Elves and The Flight of the Noldoli, between others. every one story is by means of a quick essay by way of Christopher Tolkien, the author's son and literary executor.

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By Richard K. Morgan

With The metal Remains, award-winning technology fiction author Richard ok. Morgan became his abilities to sword and sorcery. the end result: a genre-busting masterwork hailed as a milestone in modern epic fable. Now Morgan maintains the riveting saga of Ringil Eskiath—Gil, for short—a peerless warrior whose love for different males has made him an outcast and pariah. 

Only a decide on few have earned the precise to name Gil pal. One is Egar, the Dragonbane, a fierce Majak fighter who involves recognize a center as savage and dependable as his personal. one other is Archeth, the final last daughter of an otherworldly race referred to as the Kiriath, who as soon as used their complex expertise to save lots of the realm from the darkish magic of the Aldrain—only to leave for purposes as mysterious as their arrival. but even Egar and Archeth have realized to worry the doom that adheres to their pal like a grim shadow . . . or the curse of a sour god.

Now one of many Kiriath’s uncanny computer intelligences has fallen from orbit—with a message that humanity faces a grave new probability (or, fairly, an old one): a creature referred to as the Illwrack Changeling, a boy raised to manhood within the ghostly between-world realm of the gray locations, domestic to the Aldrain. A human raised as one in every of them—and, a few say, the sweetheart of 1 in their maximum warriors—until, in a time misplaced to legend, he used to be vanquished. Wrapped in sorcerous shut eye, hidden away on an island that drifts among this international and the gray areas, the Illwrack Changeling is stirring. And while he wakes, the Aldrain will rally to him and go back in force—this time with out the Kiriath to prevent them.

An excursion is built for the lengthy and onerous sea trip to discover the misplaced island of the Illwrack Changeling. Aboard are Gil, Egar, and Archeth: each one fleeing from ghosts of the previous, every one looking redemption in no matter what lies forward. yet redemption doesn’t come affordable nowadays. Nor, for that topic, does survival. now not even for Ringil Eskiath. Or anyone—god or mortal—who could search to exploit him as a pawn.

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Download Wizard's First Rule (The Sword of Truth, Book 1) by Terry Goodkind PDF

By Terry Goodkind

The masterpiece that begun The ny Times bestselling epic Sword of Truth

In the aftermath of the brutal homicide of his father, a mysterious girl, Kahlan Amnell, looks in Richard Cypher's wooded area sanctuary looking aid . . . and extra. His international, his very ideals, are shattered while old accounts come due with thundering violence.

In a gloomy age it takes braveness to stay, and greater than mere braveness to problem those that carry dominion, Richard and Kahlan needs to take in that problem or turn into the following sufferers. past awaits a bewitching land the place even the easiest in their hearts may betray them. but, Richard fears not anything quite a bit as what secrets and techniques his sword may demonstrate approximately his personal soul. Falling in love may spoil them--for purposes Richard can't think and Kahlan dare no longer say.
In their darkest hour, hunted relentlessly, stricken by treachery and loss, Kahlan calls upon Richard to arrive past his sword--to invoke inside of himself anything extra noble. Neither is familiar with that the principles of conflict have simply replaced . . . or that their time has run out.
This is the start. One booklet. One Rule. Witness the beginning of a legend.

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By Jenny-Mai Nuyen

Über den Marschen von Korr liegt dichter Nebel. So kommt es, dass die Moorelfen den verhüllten Besucher ihres Dorfes erst spät erkennen. Der rätselhafte Mann gibt sich als Gesandter der Freien Elfen der Dunklen Wälder aus, und so schöpft niemand Verdacht, als der Fremde -- wenn auch in gebrochenem Elfisch -- eine Unterredung mit dem König der Moorelfen verlangt. Warum auch? Der König der Moorelfen ist im Besitz der Krone Elrysjar, die ihn unverwundbar macht. additionally lassen seine Untertanen den Unbekannten in die Hütte treten. Als er heraustritt, lässt er die Kapuze fallen. Es ist ein Mensch, und er trägt Elrysjar auf seinem Haupt: ein ungeheuerlicher Frevel! Die Moorelfen aber sind verdammt, dem neuen Herrscher bedingungslos zu folgen. Schon scharrt der Mensch in seiner Vermessenheit ein Heer Grauer Krieger um sich, um die Macht über die gesamte Welt zu erlangen. Nur eine Waffe kann ihm Einhalt gebieten: ein merkwürdiges Messer, dass im Wald auf die Halbelfe Nill gewartet hat. Als "Nijura" ist Nill bestimmt, dem grausamen Menschen entgegenzutreten. Gemeinsam mit dem Menschenjungen Scapa und dem Elfenprinzen Kaveh nimmt sie die Herausforderung an ....

Das Romandebüt Nijura. Das Erbe der Elfenkrone der deutsch-vietnamesischen Autorin Jenny-Mai Nuyen ist ein Phänomen. Denn seine Autorin ist gerade einmal 18 Jahre alt. Zwei Jahre hat Nuyen, die inzwischen an der manhattan college movie studiert, an ihrem Epos geschrieben, und die brillante Reife des Buchs ist wohl nur darauf zurück zu führen, dass das Fantasy-Genre eines ist, das mit allerlei tradierten Mustern, Versatzstücken von Mythen und einem festgelegten Repertoire an Figuren die bestmögliche Wirkung zu erzielen vermag. Natürlich hat sich auch Nuyen durch die ganze Parallelwelt der Elfen, Irrlichter, Gnomen, Riesen und Drachen hindurch gelesen. Und trotzdem besteht die Kunst ja gerade darin, wieder etwas völlig neues aus dem Hexenkessel bekannter Zutaten zu zaubern. Mit Nijura. Das Erbe der Elfenkrone ist Nuyen dies auf jeden Fall gelungen. Andere Vertreter des Genres mögen älter sein. Aber Nuyen ist deutlich besser als ein Großteil von ihnen. Für Leser ab zwölf Jahren. --Isa Gerck

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By K. J. Parker

The engineer Ziani Vaatzes engineered a conflict to be reunited together with his kin. The deaths have been regrettable, yet he had no choice.

Duke Valens dragged his humans into the battle to save lots of the lifetime of one lady - a girl whose husband he then killed. He regrets the evil he's performed, yet he, both, had no choice.

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K. J. Parker is an writer of fable fiction. The identify is a pseudonym and the writer's real identification hasn't ever been printed. little or no is easily identified approximately Parker, even his or her gender, and there was hypothesis as to his or her genuine name.

While Parker's tales occur in exchange universes with invented geographies and histories, many of the standard positive factors of delusion fiction corresponding to particular use of magic usually are not current. The tales are inclined to have tragic topics with characters whose activities are accidentally, eventually self-destructive.

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Download Transformation (Rai-Kirah, Book 1) by Carol Berg PDF

By Carol Berg

Seyonne is a guy ready to die. He has been a slave for 16 years, nearly part his lifestyles, and has misplaced every little thing of aspiring to him: his dignity, the folks and place of origin he loves, and the Warden's strength he used to safeguard an unsuspecting global from the ravages of demons. Seyonne has made peace together with his destiny. With strict strength of will he forces himself to exist in basic terms within the current second and to prevent the soreness of desire or worrying approximately someone. yet from the instant he's offered to the boastful, careless Prince Aleksander, the inheritor to the Derzhi Empire, Seyonne's uneasy peace starts to collapse. And while he discovers a demon lurking within the Derzhi court docket, he needs to locate wish and energy in a very unlikely place...

Literary Awards
Geffen Award

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By Gabriel García Márquez

¡Disponible por primera vez en eBook!

Estos relatos tempranos de Gabriel García Márquez fueron escritos y publicados entre 1947 y 1955, aunque, como libro, Ojos de perro azul no aparecería hasta 1974, cuando el escritor ya había publicado otros dos libros de relatos y cuatro novelas, de las que l. a. última, Cien años de soledad, le proporcionaría su primer gran éxito internacional.

En este libro se incluye su primer cuento célebre, el Monólogo de Isabel viendo llover en Macondo, escenario de sus obras posteriores. El personaje de Isabel reaparecerá en su primera novela, y el tema de l. a. lluvia cayendo interminablemente, en su own versión del diluvio common, acabaría integrándose artful y flexiblemente en Cien años de soledad.

Este relato, incluido en todas las antologías del cuento latinoamericano de nuestros días, fue l. a. primera piedra de ese gigantesco edificio, tan imaginario como genuine, que terminaría fundando el espacio literario más poderoso de las letras universales de nuestro tiempo: Macondo.

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