The Dragonswarm (The Dragonprince Trilogy, Book 2) by Aaron Pogue

By Aaron Pogue

The dominion of the Sarianne teeters at the breaking point. whereas its tyrant king performs out his petty vendettas, uprising foments at the edges of his area. Politics and gear struggles gamble civilization at the tides of battle.

Yet struggle isn't the maximum danger to civilization. a much older enemy rises. The dragons are waking and those fiends of Chaos will swarm the world over of fellows, razing it to bedrock simply as they've got performed in a while prior.

But this time the area of guys has a champion in Daven Carrickson. as soon as a beggar and nonetheless a fugitive from the king's justice, Daven is usually a hero with unequalled powers. a broom with one of many lethal dragons left him without end bonded to the beast and ready to faucet into the ever-shifting maelstrom of Chaos that roils underneath man's fragile reality.

It is a deadly connection, one who threatens to devour him. Can he pay even that final expense if it potential the salvation of humanity?

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The Bonehunters (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, Book 6) by Steven Erikson

By Steven Erikson

The Seven towns uprising has been beaten. Sha'ik is useless. One final insurgent strength continues to be, holed up within the urban of Y'Ghatan and below the fanatical command of Leoman of the Flails. the possibility of laying siege to this old citadel makes the battle-weary Malaz 14th military uneasy. For it used to be the following that the Empire's maximum champion Dassem Ultor used to be slain and a tide of Malazan blood spilled. a spot of foreboding, its scent is of dying.  But somewhere else, brokers of a miles higher clash have made their commencing strikes. The Crippled God has been granted a spot within the pantheon, a schism threatens and facets needs to be selected. no matter what each one god makes a decision, the ground-rules have replaced, irrevocably, terrifyingly and the 1st blood spilled might be within the mortal international.  A global within which a bunch of characters, time-honored and new, together with Heboric Ghost arms, the possessed Apsalar, Cutter, as soon as a thief now a killer, the warrior Karsa Orlong and the 2 historic wanderers Icarium and Mappo--each trying to find the sort of destiny as they may type with their very own arms, guided by means of their very own will. If in simple terms the gods would depart them on my own. yet now that knives were unsheathed, the gods are disinclined to be type. There will likely be warfare, conflict within the heavens. And, the prize? not anything under life itself...  Here is the beautiful new bankruptcy in Steven Erikson's very good Malazan e-book of the Fallen--hailed as an epic of the mind's eye and said as a fable vintage within the making.

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Guards! Guards! (Discworld, Book 8) by Terry Pratchett

By Terry Pratchett

Here there be dragons...and the denizens of Ankh-Morpork want one large firebreather could go back from whence it got here. lengthy believed extinct, a good specimen of draco nobilis ("noble dragon" if you don't comprehend italics) has seemed in Discworld's maximum urban. not just does this unwelcome customer have a foul behavior of charbroiling every thing in its course, in relatively brief order it's topped King (it is a noble dragon, after all...).

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The Dragon's Lair (The Lost Journals of Ven Polypheme, Book by Elizabeth Haydon

By Elizabeth Haydon

Slightly sooner or later after pleasant his moment undertaking for King Vandemere as Royal Reporter of the land of Serendair, younger Charles Magnus Ven Polypheme—known as Ven—is off on one other experience. to maintain them secure from the wrath of the Thief Queen, whose rage at their break out from the Gated urban is aware no bounds, the king sends Ven and his buddies on a massive mission.

Their trip takes them throughout a wondrous land packed with marvels—and threat. For the project the king entrusts to Ven is a fragile one: to find the reason for a dispute among warring kingdoms—and the reply leads Ven directly into the lair of a truly indignant dragon….

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The Blade Itself (First Law, Book 1) by Joe Abercrombie

By Joe Abercrombie

Unique ebook: 2006

The first novel within the First legislation Trilogy and debut novel from New York Times bestseller, Joe Abercrombie.

Logen Ninefingers, notorious barbarian, has ultimately run out of success. stuck in a single feud too many, he's at the verge of turning into a useless barbarian -- leaving not anything in the back of him yet undesirable songs, lifeless neighbors, and many chuffed enemies.

Nobleman, speeding officer, and paragon of selfishness, Captain Jezal dan Luthar has not anything extra risky in brain than fleecing his associates at playing cards and dreaming of glory within the fencing circle. yet conflict is brewing, and at the battlefields of the frozen North they try by way of altogether bloodier principles.

Inquisitor Glokta, cripple became torturer, would prefer not anything higher than to determine Jezal come domestic in a field. yet then Glokta hates everybody: slicing treason out of the Union one confession at a time leaves little room for friendship. His newest path of corpses could lead him correct to the rotten middle of presidency, if he can remain alive lengthy sufficient to persist with it.

input the wizard, Bayaz. A bald previous guy with a poor mood and a pathetic assistant, he may be the First of the Magi, he can be a miraculous fraud, yet no matter what he's, he's approximately to make the lives of Logen, Jezal, and Glokta lots more challenging.

Murderous conspiracies upward thrust to the skin, outdated rankings are able to be settled, and the road among hero and villain is sharp adequate to attract blood.

Unpredictable, compelling, wickedly humorous, and jam-packed with unforgettable characters, The Blade Itself is noir myth with a true slicing edge.
[b][b][b]First legislation Trilogy
The Blade Itself
Before they're Hanged
Last Argument of Kings

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

By Carol Berg

Seyonne is a guy ready to die. He has been a slave for 16 years, nearly part his existence, and has misplaced every thing of intending to him: his dignity, the folks and place of birth he loves, and the Warden's energy he used to safeguard an unsuspecting global from the ravages of demons. Seyonne has made peace together with his destiny. With strict strength of mind he forces himself to exist basically within the current second and to prevent the ache of desire or being concerned approximately a person. yet from the instant he's bought to the smug, careless Prince Aleksander, the inheritor to the Derzhi Empire, Seyonne's uneasy peace starts off to disintegrate. And whilst he discovers a demon lurking within the Derzhi courtroom, he needs to locate wish and energy in a very unlikely place...

Literary Awards
Geffen Award

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