Canyons of Night. Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle. Jove, $ mass market (p) ISBN Growing up on Rainshadow, Charlotte Enright knew better than to ever go into the Preserve, until that one fateful night with Slade Attridge — a night neither of. Jayne Ann Krentz, who also writes historical and futuristic fiction under the pseudonyms Amanda Quick and Jayne Castle respectively, has.
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Slade saved Charlotte from a gang of drunken toughs, but then at the end of the summer Slade and Charlotte went their separate ways and started their adult lives.
Now, fifteen years later, they have both been drawn back to Rainshadow Island. They will discover the adult passion they have for each other and start to explore some of the mysteries of the forbidden section of the island known only as the Preserve.
She lives in the Pacific Northwest. In this epic sequel to Torn, the magical seamstress Sophie Balstrade navigates a royal court and foreign alliances fraught with danger — and may well have to risk everything for love and for country.
Open revolt has been thwarted — for now — but unrest still simmers in the kingdom of Galitha. Sophie, despite having built a thriving business on nihht skill at both dressmaking and magic, has not escaped unscathed from her misadventures in the workers’ rebellion.
Her dangerous foray into curse casting has rendered her powers unpredictable, and her increasingly visible romantic entanglement with the Crown Prince makes her a convenient target for threatened nobles and malcontented commoners alike. With domestic political reform and international alliances — and her own life — at stake, Sophie must discern friend from foe It is easily the best fantasy-heist book I have read in years! When rumours surface that a young heir might have survived, Ard is hired to castl The Realm – an ancient and shadowy organisation – to learn what he can.
Caatle it turns out he’s got competition from an old friend. One who’s set to prove she’s better than the self-proclaimed ‘Ruse Artist Extraordinaire”If Ard can’t find the heir then his world may again approach ruin. Stopping the complete and utter collapse of civilisation is quickly becoming Ard’s specialty. The explosive second book in an action-packed epic fantasy series set in a world with dragon-fuelled magic.
Highly recommended’ The Eloquent Page’The plot and world of this book are one of a kind. The Skaar have arrived in the Four Lands, determined to stop at nothing less than all-out conquest. They badly need a new home, but peaceful coexistence is not a concept they understand.
An advance force under the castel of princess Ajin has already established a foothold, but now the full Skaar army is on the march – and woe betide any who stands in its way. But perhaps the Skaar victory is not a foregone conclusion.
The Druid Drisker Arc has freed both himself and Paranor from exile. Drisker’s student, Tarsha Kaynin, has been reunited with the chief defender of the Druid order, and is learning to control her powerful Wishsong magic. If they can only survive Tarsha’s brother and the Druid who betrayed Drisker Arc, they might stand a chance of defeating the Skaar.
But that is a very big if. Praise for Terry Brooks: Brett’A master of the craft. But on the night of Raverra’s great masquerade, Ruven executes a devastating surprise strike at the heart of the Empire – threatening everything Amalia holds most dear. To stand a chance of defeating Ruven, Amalia and Zaira must face their worst nightmares, expose their deepest secrets and unleash Zaira’s ravaging fire. The Unbound Empire is the epic finale to the spellbinding tale of courtly intrigue and dangerous magic that began with The Tethered Mage and The Defiant Heir.
Praise for the series: I can hardly contain my excitement for the third instalment’ Fantasy Book Cafe’Absolutely recommended’ Book Smugglers. The powerful new novel from World Fantasy Award-winner K. Parker and the start of a sweeping new epic fantasy series. A siege is approaching, and the City has little time left to prepare. The people have no food and no weapons, and the enemy have sworn to slaughter them all.
Their only chance rests with a colonel of engineers – a despised outsider, a genius, a master of military and political strategy with the wrong colour skin. He is the City’s only hope. But nobody, rich or poor, wants to take orders from a jumped-up Milkface. Saving the City from itself might be more difficult than surviving the coming siege.
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From the author of A Secret History of Witches comes a new standalone novel set in the same world: Barrie Anne Blythe and her Aunt Charlotte have mayne known that the other residents of their small coastal community find them peculiar – two women living alone on the outskirts of town.
It is the price of concealing their strange and dangerous family secret. But two events threaten to upend their lives for ever. The first is the arrival of a mysterious abandoned baby with a hint of power like their own.
The second is the sudden reappearance of Barrie Anne’s long-lost husband – who is not quite the man she thought she married. Together, Barrie Anne and Charlotte must decide how far they ajyne willing to go to protect themselves – and the child they think of as their own – from suspicious neighbours, the government and even their own family. Praise for Louisa Morgan: Deeply moving and richly conceived’ Kay Kenyon’I loved it. A beautiful generational tale, reminiscent of Practical Magic.
Grounded and real, painful and hopeful at the same time’ Laure Eve’Epic in scope and heartbreakingly tender. Recommended for fans of Nora Roberts’ Booklist. Born with the soul of a hunter and chosen by the spirit of the Wolf, Omat is destined to follow in her grandfather’s footsteps – invoking the spirits of the land, sea and sky to protect her people.
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But the gods have stopped listening, the seals won’t come and Omat’s family is starving. Alone at the edge of the world, hope is the only thing they have left. Desperate jaybe save them, Omat journeys across the icy wastes, fighting for survival with every step.
When she meets a Viking warrior and his strange new gods, they set in motion a conflict that could shatter oc world. Blending myth and magic from Norse and Inuit folklore, The Wolf in The Whale is a captivating tale of identity and survival featuring an unforgettable narrator who will do anything to protect those she loves, even confront the gods themselves. Magical, heartbreaking, and beautiful’ Jes Reads Books. It is an instant literary classic’ Fantasy Book ReviewThomas Senlin and his crew have been seperated following the orders of the mysterious Sphinx.
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Meanwhile, the enslaved hods climb the Black Trail and whisper secrets in the dark. As Senlin and his crew are dragged ever further into the Tower’s conspiracies, everything falls to one question: It’s lucky number thirteen. Charley Davidson, Grim Reaper extraordinaire, is pissed. She’s been kicked off the earthly plane for eternity – which is exactly the amount of time it takes to make a person stark, raving mad.
But someone’s looking out bu her, and she’s allowed to return after a mere hundred years canyobs exile. Is it too much to hope for that not much has changed?
She’s missed her daughter. She’s missed Cookie and Garrett and Uncle Bob. But now that she’s back on earth, it’s time to put to rest burning questions that need answers. What happened to her mother? How did she really die? And are cupcakes or coffee the best medicine for a broken heart?
It all comes to a head in an epic showdown between good and evil in this final smart and hilarious novel. It’s Charley’s last adventure, and the one thing we know for sure is that it’s going to be one wild ride. The answer is obviously nothing. Hanrahan has an astonishing imagination’ Peter McLean, author of Priest of Bones’Mind-blowingly stellar in every respect.
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A refuge from the war that rages beyond its borders. But in the ancient tunnels deep beneath its streets, a malevolent power has begun to stir. The fate of the city rests in the hands of three thieves. They alone stand against the coming darkness.
As conspiracies unfold and secrets are revealed, their friendship will be tested to the limit. If they fail, all will be lost and the streets of Guerdon will run with blood. Fletcher, author of Beyond Redemption’Utterly brilliant. Hanrahan is a total genius’ Liz Loves Books’Captivating. Guerdon is a city that seethes with history, horror and hidden secrets’ Nicholas Eames, author of Kings of the Wyld’Already one of my favourite books from Put simply, you need to read this.
Armies will clash and ancient secrets will be revealed in The Empire of Ashes, the thrilling conclusion to Anthony Ryan’s Draconis Memoria series. The White Drake’s army has cut a bloody swathe across the world, leaving nothing but ash in its wake. Thousands of innocents have died beneath its blades and countless more will surely follow.
Only small-time criminal Claydon Torcreek and master spy Lizanne Lethridge – along with their ragtag band of allies – stand between the white drake’s fury and the world’s end. To save the future, they must delve into the past – and unravel a timeless mystery that might just turn the tide once and for all. Highly recommended’ The Eloquent Page’I cannot recommend this book highly enough.
When a mysterious priest hires him for the most daring ruse yet, Ardor knows he’ll need more than quick wit and sleight of hand. Assembling a dream team of forgers, disguisers, schemers and thieves, he sets out to steal from the most powerful king the realm has ever known.
But it soon becomes clear there’s more at stake than fame and glory – Ard and his team might just be the last hope for human civilisation.