By Anne McCaffrey
In a time while the lethal scourge Thread has now not fallen on Pern for centuries--and many dare to wish that Thread won't ever fall again--a boy is born to Harper corridor. A musical prodigy who has the power to talk with the dragons, he's referred to as Robinton, and he's destined to be some of the most recognized and cherished leaders Pern has ever known.
It is a dangerous time for the harpers who sing of Thread--they are being became clear of holds, derided, attacked, even overwhelmed. during this weather of unrest, Robinton will come into his personal. yet regardless of the tragedies that beset his personal existence, he maintains to think in tune and within the dragons, and he's decided to avoid wasting his cherished Pern from itself--so that the dragonriders may be able to fly opposed to the feared Thread while eventually it returns...
By Jennifer Donnelly
Deep within the ocean, in a global now not so varied from our personal, stay the merpeople. Their groups are unfold in the course of the oceans, seas, and freshwaters everywhere in the globe.
When Serafina, a mermaid of the Mediterranean Sea, awakens at the morning of her betrothal, her greatest fear might be profitable the affection of good-looking Prince Mahdi. And but Sera reveals herself haunted by way of unusual goals that foretell the go back of an historical evil. Her darkish premonitions are proven while an assassin's arrow poisons Sera's mom. Now, Serafina needs to embark on a quest to discover the assassin's grasp and stop a battle among the Mer international locations. Led in simple terms via her shadowy desires, Sera searches for 5 different mermaid heroines who're scattered around the six seas. jointly, they'll shape an unbreakable bond of sisterhood and discover a conspiracy that threatens their world's very life.
By S. M. Stirling
Rudi MacKenzie keeps his trip towards Nantucket, the place he hopes to benefit the reality in the back of The switch that rendered know-how around the globe inoperable. yet one fanatical officer within the Sword of The Prophet has been dispatched on a mission?to cease Rudi from attaining Nantucket in anyway necessary?
By Will Wight
Simon can simply watch, helpless, as his family members is killed and his acquaintances captured by way of enemy Travelers--men and ladies who can summon mystical powers from otherworldly Territories. To most sensible it off, one other younger guy from Simon's village discovers that he's a savior prophesied to damage evil and keep the realm.
Prophecy has not anything to claim approximately Simon. He has no distinct powers, no magical guns, and no be sure that he'll live to tell the tale. yet he units off besides, on my own, to realize the ability he must oppose the tourists and topple their ruthless Overlord. it might probably no longer be his future, yet Simon's made up our minds to rescue his fellow villagers from convinced death. Because who cares approximately prophecy, particularly?
By C. S. Marks
Gorgon Elfhunter–defeated, disheartened, desperate–has by no means given himself over to the desire of another.
Gaelen Taldin–reluctant Elven warrior–fights to save lots of her sanity, her humans, and her world.
Lord Kotos–Persuader, Beguiler, Deceiver–ancient and lethal agent of a better evil, faces what should be his such a lot daunting challenge.
In the ultimate bankruptcy of the Elfhunter trilogy, destiny activates the result of a crafty gambit as outdated as Evil itself.
When conceitedness blinds perception
When obsession conquers reason
When the urge to kill is more suitable than the desire to live...
By Barb Hendee, J. C. Hendee
Magiere the dhampir and her associate, the half-elf Leesil, are on a trip to discover the secrets and techniques in their mysterious pasts. yet first their services as vampire hunters is needed on behalf of a small village being plagued by a creature of limitless and unbelievable strength.
By Bryan Davis
For years, stories of DRAGONS from one other global kidnapping and enslaving people were circulating in Jason Masters' international, whereas for a slave lady named Koren, the tales of a human global appear natural delusion. jointly, those kids might want to bridge planets which will overthrow the draconic danger and produce the misplaced slaves domestic. The Time Has Come because the long-awaited invasion of human forces looms, Jason, Koren, and Elyssa fight to alert the warriors to an unexpected risk on this planet of Starlight---a lethal disease that already has Koren in its grip. Starlighter Cassabrie harbors a mystery she believes can counter the dragon king Taushin's most modern maneuverings, yet she will be able to divulge little of her dicy plan. As Cassabrie fights to save lots of her humans, the dragon Magnar works to maneuver the Starlight prophecy in his prefer. His activities can make the plight of people much more perilous. Wishing in basic terms to loose the slaves and produce peace, a number of younger warriors are poised to stand 3 armies as they conflict for regulate of 2 worlds. Can love, religion, and braveness be adequate? Will Cassabrie be humanity's final desire?
By Kazuo Ishiguro
From the writer of Never enable Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The continues to be of the Day
The Romans have lengthy in view that departed and Britain is gradually declining into spoil. yet, a minimum of, the wars that after ravaged the rustic have ceased. Axl and Beatrice, a few aged Britons, come to a decision that now could be the time, eventually, for them to trigger throughout this afflicted land of mist and rain to discover the son they've got now not obvious for years, the son they could scarcely bear in mind. They recognize they're going to face many hazards--some unusual and otherworldly--but they can't foresee how their trip will disclose to them the darkish and forgotten corners in their love for every different. Nor can they foresee that they are going to be joined on their trip by means of a Saxon warrior, his orphan cost, and a knight--each of them, like Axl and Beatrice, misplaced not directly to his personal prior, yet drawn inexorably towards the relaxation, and the load, of the fullness of a life's memories.
occasionally savage, occasionally mysterious, constantly intensely relocating, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade tells a luminous tale in regards to the act of forgetting and the facility of reminiscence, a resonant story of affection, vengeance, and war.
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By Paul Kearney
At the global of Kuf, the Macht are a secret, a seldom-seen humans of striking ferocity and self-discipline whose prowess at the battlefield is the stuff of legend. for hundreds of years they've got remained in the distant fastnesses of the Harukush Mountains. on the planet past, the teeming races and peoples of Kuf were united in the bounds of the Asurian Empire, which ideas the recognized international, and is invincible. the nice King of Asuria can name up complete international locations to the battlefield.
His note is law.
But now the nice King¹s brother potential to take the throne via strength, and with a view to accomplish that he has sought out the legend. He hires 10000 mercenary warriors of theMacht, and leads them into the center of the Empire.
Looks like retail.
By E. S. Moore
In the darkness, it's effortless to lose your means. . .
Kat Redding is a vampire with a role to do—wiping out the vamps and werewolves who prey on Pureblood people. a person has to do it. . .as lengthy as that somebody is her. yet all at once Kat, often referred to as girl dying, has festival, and it's inflicting difficulties. Vampire homes and werewolf clans alike are blaming her for a spate of ugly murders, and Kat must work out who's rather dependable prior to she turns into the subsequent objective. . .
On the search, she types an uneasy alliance with either the Luna Cult and a strong rogue werewolf. however the truths Kat's uncovering—about her enemies and her few ultimate confidantes—are faraway from comforting. And while the opportunity involves depart her lifetime of vengeance in the back of, Kat needs to make a decision even if her genuine purpose lies in conserving the blameless, or sating her personal fierce hungers. . .
Praise for E.S. Moore's to stroll the Night
"Fans of Underworld will now not are looking to omit this fast paced, action-packed debut!" –Jess Haines, writer of Deceived by way of the Others
"Kat is a posh, compelling personality who takes us on a wild experience. carry on and enjoy!" —Alexandra Ivy, New York occasions bestselling writer