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The Demon King

A decade past, General Damastes swore loyalty to the wizard Tenedos when the seer sought to realize his vision of a peaceful, unified Numantia. But although Tenedos became the Seer King, peace never came. Instead, his enemies were slaughtered and now he prepares for war.
Damastes must question his long-held loyalty and the oath he swore. And he will discover the horrifying bargain Tenedos made to gain an empire and the price that must be paid.

A decade past, General Damastes swore loyalty to the wizard Tenedos when the seer sought to realize his vision of a peaceful, unified Numantia. But although Tenedos became the Seer King, peace never came. Instead, his enemies were slaughtered and now he prepares for war.
Damastes must question his long-held loyalty and the oath he swore. And he will discover the horrifying bargain Tenedos made to gain an empire and the price that must be paid.

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The Demon King

Times are hard in the mountain city of Fellsmarch. Reformed thief Han Alister will do almost anything to eke out a living for himself, his mother, and his sister Mari. Ironically, the only thing of value he has is something he can’t sell. For as long as Han can remember, he’s worn thick silver cuffs engraved with runes. They’re clearly magicked—as he grows, they grow, and he’s never been able to get them off. While out hunting one day, Han and his Clan friend, Dancer catch three young wizards setting fire to the sacred mountain of Hanalea. After a confrontation, Han takes an amulet from Micah Bayar, son of the High Wizard, to ensure the boy won’t use it against them. Han soon learns that the amulet has an evil history—it once belonged to the Demon King, the wizard who nearly destroyed the world a millennium ago. With a magical piece that powerful at stake, Han knows that the Bayars will stop at nothing to get it back. Meanwhile, Raisa ana’Helena, Princess Heir of the Fells, has her own battles to fight. She’s just returned to court after three years of relative freedom with her father’s family at Demonai camp – riding, hunting, and working the famous Clan markets. Although Raisa will become eligible for marriage after her sixteenth name-day, she isn’t looking forward to trading in her common sense and new skills for etiquette tutors and stuffy parties. Raisa wants to be more than an ornament in a glittering cage. She aspires to be like Hanalea—the legendary warrior queen who killed the Demon King and saved the world. But it seems like her mother has other plans for her–plans that include a suitor who goes against everything the Queendom stands for. The Seven Realms will tremble when the lives of Han and Raisa collide in this stunning new page-turner from bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima.
### From School Library Journal
Grade 7 Up—Han Alister was once a street thief and gang leader, nicknamed Cuffs for the magical silver cuffs he’s worn for as long as he can remember. Now that he’s reformed, he can’t seem to escape from his past, and he spends much of his time hunting in the mountains with his clan friends. When he and his friend Fire Dancer meet a group of young wizards, Han comes into possession of a magical amulet linked to the legendary Demon King, not knowing that it will bring danger to him and his family. Meanwhile, Princess Raisa is soon to turn 16 and be named heir to her mother’s throne. She becomes aware of intrigues that surround the queen, who seems to be strongly influenced by their country’s High Wizard. Han’s and Raisa’s adventures and journeys toward understanding themselves run parallel throughout the book, intersecting only when the princess dresses up as a commoner and meets Han briefly. The conclusion leaves both Raisa and Han setting out on new adventures toward a common destination, leaving much to be resolved in their futures and in the future of their land. Chima shows a sure hand with details and history, and readers will be drawn into the lives of the two protagonists. Fans of magic, danger, and high fantasy will find a complex and involving world and be left waiting for the next volume in this exciting trilogy.— *Beth L. Meister, Milwaukee Jewish Day School, WI*
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### Review
Praise for The Demon King: ‘The Demon King is a page-turner for any reader, regardless of age.’ Robin Hobb ‘Dozens of characters, complex and distinct in personality, are placed with jewel-like precision, set off by dark glints of villainy… [readers] will clamor for the sequel.’ Publishers Weekly Praise for Cinda Williams Chima: For The Dragon Heir: Centuries of wizardly scheming, slavery and slaughter reap apocalyptic fallout in this final volume of Chima’s trilogy… Heroes and villains alike are swayed by achingly human motivations into disastrous choices with devastating consequences…The resolution is-like the end of childhood itself-tentatively hopeful, if not triumphant. A superlative accomplishment. Kirkus.

Times are hard in the mountain city of Fellsmarch. Reformed thief Han Alister will do almost anything to eke out a living for himself, his mother, and his sister Mari. Ironically, the only thing of value he has is something he can’t sell. For as long as Han can remember, he’s worn thick silver cuffs engraved with runes. They’re clearly magicked—as he grows, they grow, and he’s never been able to get them off. While out hunting one day, Han and his Clan friend, Dancer catch three young wizards setting fire to the sacred mountain of Hanalea. After a confrontation, Han takes an amulet from Micah Bayar, son of the High Wizard, to ensure the boy won’t use it against them. Han soon learns that the amulet has an evil history—it once belonged to the Demon King, the wizard who nearly destroyed the world a millennium ago. With a magical piece that powerful at stake, Han knows that the Bayars will stop at nothing to get it back. Meanwhile, Raisa ana’Helena, Princess Heir of the Fells, has her own battles to fight. She’s just returned to court after three years of relative freedom with her father’s family at Demonai camp – riding, hunting, and working the famous Clan markets. Although Raisa will become eligible for marriage after her sixteenth name-day, she isn’t looking forward to trading in her common sense and new skills for etiquette tutors and stuffy parties. Raisa wants to be more than an ornament in a glittering cage. She aspires to be like Hanalea—the legendary warrior queen who killed the Demon King and saved the world. But it seems like her mother has other plans for her–plans that include a suitor who goes against everything the Queendom stands for. The Seven Realms will tremble when the lives of Han and Raisa collide in this stunning new page-turner from bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima.
### From School Library Journal
Grade 7 Up—Han Alister was once a street thief and gang leader, nicknamed Cuffs for the magical silver cuffs he’s worn for as long as he can remember. Now that he’s reformed, he can’t seem to escape from his past, and he spends much of his time hunting in the mountains with his clan friends. When he and his friend Fire Dancer meet a group of young wizards, Han comes into possession of a magical amulet linked to the legendary Demon King, not knowing that it will bring danger to him and his family. Meanwhile, Princess Raisa is soon to turn 16 and be named heir to her mother’s throne. She becomes aware of intrigues that surround the queen, who seems to be strongly influenced by their country’s High Wizard. Han’s and Raisa’s adventures and journeys toward understanding themselves run parallel throughout the book, intersecting only when the princess dresses up as a commoner and meets Han briefly. The conclusion leaves both Raisa and Han setting out on new adventures toward a common destination, leaving much to be resolved in their futures and in the future of their land. Chima shows a sure hand with details and history, and readers will be drawn into the lives of the two protagonists. Fans of magic, danger, and high fantasy will find a complex and involving world and be left waiting for the next volume in this exciting trilogy.— *Beth L. Meister, Milwaukee Jewish Day School, WI*
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
### Review
Praise for The Demon King: ‘The Demon King is a page-turner for any reader, regardless of age.’ Robin Hobb ‘Dozens of characters, complex and distinct in personality, are placed with jewel-like precision, set off by dark glints of villainy… [readers] will clamor for the sequel.’ Publishers Weekly Praise for Cinda Williams Chima: For The Dragon Heir: Centuries of wizardly scheming, slavery and slaughter reap apocalyptic fallout in this final volume of Chima’s trilogy… Heroes and villains alike are swayed by achingly human motivations into disastrous choices with devastating consequences…The resolution is-like the end of childhood itself-tentatively hopeful, if not triumphant. A superlative accomplishment. Kirkus.

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The Delirium Brief

***2018 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST FANTASY NOVEL CATEGORY***
**“Smart, literate, funny.”** **—Lev Grossman, author of *The Magicians***
**Someone is dead set to air the spy agency’s dirty laundry in *The Delirium Brief* , the next installment to Charles Stross’ Hugo Award-winning comedic dark fantasy Laundry Files series!**
Bob Howard’s career in the Laundry, the secret British government agency dedicated to protecting the world from unspeakable horrors from beyond spacetime, has entailed high combat, brilliant hacking, ancient magic, and combat with indescribably repellent creatures of pure evil. It has also involved a wearying amount of paperwork and office politics, and his expense reports are still a mess.
Now, following the invasion of Yorkshire by the Host of Air and Darkness, the Laundry’s existence has become public, and Bob is being trotted out on TV to answer pointed questions about elven asylum seekers. What neither Bob nor his managers have foreseen is that their organization has earned the attention of a horror far more terrifying than any demon: a British government looking for public services to privatize.
Inch by inch, Bob Howard and his managers are forced to consider the truly unthinkable: a coup against the British government itself*.*
**Laundry Files**
1. *The Atrocity Archives*
2. *The Jennifer Morgue*
3. *The Fuller Memorandum*
4. *The Apocalypse Codex*
5. *The Rhesus Chart*
6. *The Annihilation Score*
7. *The Nightmare Stacks*

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***2018 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST FANTASY NOVEL CATEGORY***
**“Smart, literate, funny.”** **—Lev Grossman, author of *The Magicians***
**Someone is dead set to air the spy agency’s dirty laundry in *The Delirium Brief* , the next installment to Charles Stross’ Hugo Award-winning comedic dark fantasy Laundry Files series!**
Bob Howard’s career in the Laundry, the secret British government agency dedicated to protecting the world from unspeakable horrors from beyond spacetime, has entailed high combat, brilliant hacking, ancient magic, and combat with indescribably repellent creatures of pure evil. It has also involved a wearying amount of paperwork and office politics, and his expense reports are still a mess.
Now, following the invasion of Yorkshire by the Host of Air and Darkness, the Laundry’s existence has become public, and Bob is being trotted out on TV to answer pointed questions about elven asylum seekers. What neither Bob nor his managers have foreseen is that their organization has earned the attention of a horror far more terrifying than any demon: a British government looking for public services to privatize.
Inch by inch, Bob Howard and his managers are forced to consider the truly unthinkable: a coup against the British government itself*.*
**Laundry Files**
1. *The Atrocity Archives*
2. *The Jennifer Morgue*
3. *The Fuller Memorandum*
4. *The Apocalypse Codex*
5. *The Rhesus Chart*
6. *The Annihilation Score*
7. *The Nightmare Stacks*

At the Publisher’s request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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The Day the Machines Stopped

The day the machines stopped began in an ordinary way. There was little warning of the impending disaster.
Suddenly, all electrical energy was destroyed on the earth. Planes, cars, rockets, machinery of all kinds became useless.
By week’s end, total chaos enveloped the world as the wheels of civilization ground to a halt. Then ruthless leaders began to emerge, seeking a way to gain control of the almost helpless population.
Only a handful of scientists remained to fight the inexplicable phenomenon–until they were captured and forced to use their knowledge to help the ruthless power combine take the world back to the Dark Ages.
*POWER FAILURE
Brian turned up the volume on the radio while Anne sat beside him, listening intently:
“…Soviet experiment can cut off all the power in the world. Industry would be useless. The world would be paralyzed. My studies convince me that modern civilization is in great danger.”
The announcement ended, and Brian turned off the radio. “He claims the experiment will cause widespread **irreparable** power failure. Thre is no such thing.”
Anne smiled. “That’s a relief to me,” she said and stood up.
Suddenly, the lights went out. Anne’s hand gripped Brian’s arm. He quickly flipped on the radio. Nothing happened. He opened the door to the hallway. The lights were out. He picked up a flashlight. It wouldn’t work. Then he looked at Anne.
Her face was white. “Oh, Brian,” she said. “I’m afraid.”*
(From the back of the book and the front page of the book.)

The day the machines stopped began in an ordinary way. There was little warning of the impending disaster.
Suddenly, all electrical energy was destroyed on the earth. Planes, cars, rockets, machinery of all kinds became useless.
By week’s end, total chaos enveloped the world as the wheels of civilization ground to a halt. Then ruthless leaders began to emerge, seeking a way to gain control of the almost helpless population.
Only a handful of scientists remained to fight the inexplicable phenomenon–until they were captured and forced to use their knowledge to help the ruthless power combine take the world back to the Dark Ages.
*POWER FAILURE
Brian turned up the volume on the radio while Anne sat beside him, listening intently:
“…Soviet experiment can cut off all the power in the world. Industry would be useless. The world would be paralyzed. My studies convince me that modern civilization is in great danger.”
The announcement ended, and Brian turned off the radio. “He claims the experiment will cause widespread **irreparable** power failure. Thre is no such thing.”
Anne smiled. “That’s a relief to me,” she said and stood up.
Suddenly, the lights went out. Anne’s hand gripped Brian’s arm. He quickly flipped on the radio. Nothing happened. He opened the door to the hallway. The lights were out. He picked up a flashlight. It wouldn’t work. Then he looked at Anne.
Her face was white. “Oh, Brian,” she said. “I’m afraid.”*
(From the back of the book and the front page of the book.)

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The Darwath Series

**From a *New York Times* –bestselling author, three novels of a modern-day medievalist beset by murder and magic—“A fabulously talented writer” (Charlaine Harris).**
As a student of medieval history, Gil Patterson is a woman familiar with dark stories. She knows the Crusades, the Black Death, and the other horrors of the Middle Ages all too well, but it is another kind of atrocity that has begun to haunt her dreams. She sees forces of evil assaulting a beleaguered kingdom, whose kind people are on the brink of annihilation, and awakes each morning in a cold sweat.

In *The Time of the Dark* , Gil dismisses the dreams until a wizard appears in her apartment. He has crossed into her dimension, passing through the fraying fabric of the universe, to ask her help. For mankind to survive he must protect an infant prince, whom he plans to hide in Gil’s world. She is about to get much closer to evil than she ever imagined.

In *The Walls of Air* and *The Armies of Daylight,* Gil and Rudy know the world is no longer safe and there is nowhere to hide from the Dark. Since the Dark Ones returned, the world has been laid to waste. The land’s wizards have been slaughtered, its cities destroyed, and its people scattered in terror. Few have witnessed more of the destruction than Gil and Rudy, and both of them will need all their strength to survive this final challenge.

Ingold, the master wizard, has devised a spell to hide the user from the deathly stare of the Dark, and he intends to use it to strike at their very heart. Finally, Gil, Rudy, and the rest of mankind’s survivors will take the offensive, bringing an end to this terrible war, for better or for worse.

**From a *New York Times* –bestselling author, three novels of a modern-day medievalist beset by murder and magic—“A fabulously talented writer” (Charlaine Harris).**
As a student of medieval history, Gil Patterson is a woman familiar with dark stories. She knows the Crusades, the Black Death, and the other horrors of the Middle Ages all too well, but it is another kind of atrocity that has begun to haunt her dreams. She sees forces of evil assaulting a beleaguered kingdom, whose kind people are on the brink of annihilation, and awakes each morning in a cold sweat.

In *The Time of the Dark* , Gil dismisses the dreams until a wizard appears in her apartment. He has crossed into her dimension, passing through the fraying fabric of the universe, to ask her help. For mankind to survive he must protect an infant prince, whom he plans to hide in Gil’s world. She is about to get much closer to evil than she ever imagined.

In *The Walls of Air* and *The Armies of Daylight,* Gil and Rudy know the world is no longer safe and there is nowhere to hide from the Dark. Since the Dark Ones returned, the world has been laid to waste. The land’s wizards have been slaughtered, its cities destroyed, and its people scattered in terror. Few have witnessed more of the destruction than Gil and Rudy, and both of them will need all their strength to survive this final challenge.

Ingold, the master wizard, has devised a spell to hide the user from the deathly stare of the Dark, and he intends to use it to strike at their very heart. Finally, Gil, Rudy, and the rest of mankind’s survivors will take the offensive, bringing an end to this terrible war, for better or for worse.

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The Darkslayer Omnibus

# 1 Amazon Best Seller Epic Fantasy and Sword & Sorcery!
Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind fantasy adventure! The bestselling Darkslayer series is a 650,000 word romp through the wastelands of Bish. It features an eye-popping artwork gallery of the villain’s and heroes. Fans Tolkiens epic heroes, the likes of R.A. Salvatore’s-Drizzt Do’ Urden, Frizt Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, David Gemmell’s Druss the Legend, Raymond E. Feist’s Pug the Wizard, and Robert E. Howard’s Conan, delight in The Darkslayer series … perhaps you will as well.
Bish is the land of constant strife and turmoil created by Trinos, a bored immortal.
The rise and fall of the blazing suns make the days long and the people disagreeable. Its barren Outlands are as comforting as a bed of thorns as there is little sanctuary to be found in the sweltering forests or the dank caves below the ground. Its caviling cities are overrun with death, greed and corruption, but few complain. It is a place where tempers flare and alliances last as long as a tankard of ale. It is a place where the women are as beautiful as they are scarred and deranged. A place where good doesn’t thrive, it endures. It is the land of fight or die.
Enter Venir the incorrigible, a fierce warrior, who has been secretly keeping the underling forces at bay for years. He is the Darkslayer, a man possessed by a mantle of power he cannot let go. Enter Melegal the resilient, a crafty rogue, and Venir’s reluctant shadow. Enter the underlings, a purely evil race of sadistic killers bent on the destruction of mankind. Enter the humans, a greedy, self-absorbed race of shameless survivors. Enter the orcs, halfling’s, dwarves, ogres and other races, some good, some bad, all caught in the maelstrom of treachery and seduction.
How will they survive to fight another day? Only Bish knows.
This Omnibus contains books 1 thru 6 of The Darkslayer Series 1.
Wrath of the Royals (Book 1)
Blades in the Night (Book 2)
Underling Revenge (Book 3)
Danger and the Druid (Book 4)
Outrage in the Outlands (Book 5)
Chaos at the Castle (Book 6)
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Top 10: Dark Fantasy
Top 10: Coming of Age
Top 15: Sword & Sorcery
Top 50: Epic Fantasy
Top 100: Genre Fiction
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: (Free in Kindle Store)
# 1 Epic Fantasy
# 1 Sword & Sorcery
# 1 Coming of Age
# 1 Urban
# 1 Horror
# 1 Dark Fantasy
# 1 Genetic Engineering
# 1 Thrillers/Supernatural/Werewolves & Shifters and Vampires
Over 2000 reviews
1000+ 5-Star Reviews

# 1 Amazon Best Seller Epic Fantasy and Sword & Sorcery!
Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind fantasy adventure! The bestselling Darkslayer series is a 650,000 word romp through the wastelands of Bish. It features an eye-popping artwork gallery of the villain’s and heroes. Fans Tolkiens epic heroes, the likes of R.A. Salvatore’s-Drizzt Do’ Urden, Frizt Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, David Gemmell’s Druss the Legend, Raymond E. Feist’s Pug the Wizard, and Robert E. Howard’s Conan, delight in The Darkslayer series … perhaps you will as well.
Bish is the land of constant strife and turmoil created by Trinos, a bored immortal.
The rise and fall of the blazing suns make the days long and the people disagreeable. Its barren Outlands are as comforting as a bed of thorns as there is little sanctuary to be found in the sweltering forests or the dank caves below the ground. Its caviling cities are overrun with death, greed and corruption, but few complain. It is a place where tempers flare and alliances last as long as a tankard of ale. It is a place where the women are as beautiful as they are scarred and deranged. A place where good doesn’t thrive, it endures. It is the land of fight or die.
Enter Venir the incorrigible, a fierce warrior, who has been secretly keeping the underling forces at bay for years. He is the Darkslayer, a man possessed by a mantle of power he cannot let go. Enter Melegal the resilient, a crafty rogue, and Venir’s reluctant shadow. Enter the underlings, a purely evil race of sadistic killers bent on the destruction of mankind. Enter the humans, a greedy, self-absorbed race of shameless survivors. Enter the orcs, halfling’s, dwarves, ogres and other races, some good, some bad, all caught in the maelstrom of treachery and seduction.
How will they survive to fight another day? Only Bish knows.
This Omnibus contains books 1 thru 6 of The Darkslayer Series 1.
Wrath of the Royals (Book 1)
Blades in the Night (Book 2)
Underling Revenge (Book 3)
Danger and the Druid (Book 4)
Outrage in the Outlands (Book 5)
Chaos at the Castle (Book 6)
For more news and anecdotes you can follow him at:
Facebook: The Darkslayer Report by Craig
Twitter: Craig Halloran
thedarkslayer.com
Or drop him a line anytime at: [email protected]
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: (Paid in Kindle Store)
Top 5: Thrillers & Suspense/Supernatural/Werewolves & Shifters/Vampires
Top 10: Dark Fantasy
Top 10: Coming of Age
Top 15: Sword & Sorcery
Top 50: Epic Fantasy
Top 100: Genre Fiction
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: (Free in Kindle Store)
# 1 Epic Fantasy
# 1 Sword & Sorcery
# 1 Coming of Age
# 1 Urban
# 1 Horror
# 1 Dark Fantasy
# 1 Genetic Engineering
# 1 Thrillers/Supernatural/Werewolves & Shifters and Vampires
Over 2000 reviews
1000+ 5-Star Reviews

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The Darkness of God

Joshua Wolfe has four sworn enemies: the Chitet cult, a power-mad baron, the Federation government, and the alien “virus” that is slowly invading the known universe.
And he has one hope: the Ur-Lumina, the legendary power-enhancing crystal of the vanished race, the Al’ar.
But the Ur-Lumina is in the hands of a ruthless gangster. And Wolfe isn’t on her good list at the moment . . .

Joshua Wolfe has four sworn enemies: the Chitet cult, a power-mad baron, the Federation government, and the alien “virus” that is slowly invading the known universe.
And he has one hope: the Ur-Lumina, the legendary power-enhancing crystal of the vanished race, the Al’ar.
But the Ur-Lumina is in the hands of a ruthless gangster. And Wolfe isn’t on her good list at the moment . . .

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The Darkest Touch

**Now available from New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton!**
Ryder. His touch could burn her down. A demon hunter whose skills matched hers. She never could forget him, nor could she stop wanting him.
But archaeologist Angelique Deveraux has no time for passion, not when she’s on the run with the black diamond, a prize everyone—including Ryder—wants to get their hands on. But she has a sister to save, so she has to run. Hot on her heels is Ryder, the renowned demon hunter whose desires spark a fire within her, a man who loves danger and has a few secrets of his own.
Ryder has only one mission—get the black diamond back from Angelique, and ignore the pain her leaving caused him. He has no time for emotion, not when the fate of the world is at stake. Except one look at Angelique brings back everything—the fire, the need for her, and one touch turns to an all-consuming flame of passion between them.
Now they’re both on the hunt to save Angelique’s sister before it’s too late. Two people wary of love are going to have to put their fears aside and trust one another enough to live through this wild adventure, and maybe save the world in the process.

**Now available from New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton!**
Ryder. His touch could burn her down. A demon hunter whose skills matched hers. She never could forget him, nor could she stop wanting him.
But archaeologist Angelique Deveraux has no time for passion, not when she’s on the run with the black diamond, a prize everyone—including Ryder—wants to get their hands on. But she has a sister to save, so she has to run. Hot on her heels is Ryder, the renowned demon hunter whose desires spark a fire within her, a man who loves danger and has a few secrets of his own.
Ryder has only one mission—get the black diamond back from Angelique, and ignore the pain her leaving caused him. He has no time for emotion, not when the fate of the world is at stake. Except one look at Angelique brings back everything—the fire, the need for her, and one touch turns to an all-consuming flame of passion between them.
Now they’re both on the hunt to save Angelique’s sister before it’s too late. Two people wary of love are going to have to put their fears aside and trust one another enough to live through this wild adventure, and maybe save the world in the process.

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The Dark Forest

The continuation of a tour de force near-future adventure from China’s bestselling and most beloved science fiction writer
With the scope of Dune and the rousing action of Independence Day, this near-future trilogy is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multple-award-winning phenemonenon from China’s most beloved science fiction author.
In Dark Forest, Earth is reeling from the revelation of a coming alien invasion—in just four centuries’ time. The aliens’ human collaborators may have been defeated, but the presence of the sophons, the subatomic particles that allow Trisolaris instant access to all human information, means that Earth’s defense plans are totally exposed to the enemy. Only the human mind remains a secret. This is the motivation for the Wallfacer Project, a daring plan that grants four men enormous resources to design secret strategies, hidden through deceit and misdirection from Earth and Trisolaris alike. Three of the Wallfacers are influential statesmen and scientists, but the fourth is a total unknown. Luo Ji, an unambitious Chinese astronomer and sociologist, is baffled by his new status. All he knows is that he’s the one Wallfacer that Trisolaris wants dead.

The continuation of a tour de force near-future adventure from China’s bestselling and most beloved science fiction writer
With the scope of Dune and the rousing action of Independence Day, this near-future trilogy is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multple-award-winning phenemonenon from China’s most beloved science fiction author.
In Dark Forest, Earth is reeling from the revelation of a coming alien invasion—in just four centuries’ time. The aliens’ human collaborators may have been defeated, but the presence of the sophons, the subatomic particles that allow Trisolaris instant access to all human information, means that Earth’s defense plans are totally exposed to the enemy. Only the human mind remains a secret. This is the motivation for the Wallfacer Project, a daring plan that grants four men enormous resources to design secret strategies, hidden through deceit and misdirection from Earth and Trisolaris alike. Three of the Wallfacers are influential statesmen and scientists, but the fourth is a total unknown. Luo Ji, an unambitious Chinese astronomer and sociologist, is baffled by his new status. All he knows is that he’s the one Wallfacer that Trisolaris wants dead.

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The Dark City

Welcome to Anara, a world mysteriously crumbling to devastation, where nothing is what it seems: Ancient relics emit technologically advanced powers, members of the old Order are hunted by the governing Watch yet revered by the people, and the great energy that connects all seems to also be destroying all. The only hope for the world lies in Galen, a man of the old Order and a Keeper of relics, and his sixteen-year-old apprentice, Raffi. They know of a secret relic with great power that has been hidden for centuries. As they search for it, they will be tested beyond their limits. For there are monsters-some human, some not-that also want the relic’s power and will stop at nothing to get it.
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**Book Details:** Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/17/2011 Pages: 384 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up

Welcome to Anara, a world mysteriously crumbling to devastation, where nothing is what it seems: Ancient relics emit technologically advanced powers, members of the old Order are hunted by the governing Watch yet revered by the people, and the great energy that connects all seems to also be destroying all. The only hope for the world lies in Galen, a man of the old Order and a Keeper of relics, and his sixteen-year-old apprentice, Raffi. They know of a secret relic with great power that has been hidden for centuries. As they search for it, they will be tested beyond their limits. For there are monsters-some human, some not-that also want the relic’s power and will stop at nothing to get it.
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**Book Details:** Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/17/2011 Pages: 384 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up

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The Crusading Wizard

THE WIZARD AT WAR
From beyond the mountains, a monstrous scourge sweeps down the steppes–a bloodthirsty barbarian horde, seemingly endless in numbers and hell-bent on conquest. With each nation that falls before their murderous onslaught, the marauders draw closer to Merovence, where good Queen Alisande rules with the help of her husband, Royal Wizard Matt Mantrell.
Now Matt and Alisande receive an urgent call for help from Jerusalem– destined to be the barbarians’ next target. But when Matt arrives in the Holy City to assess the imminent threat, he makes a shocking discovery: The power-mad khan who rules the ravaging minions is in league with a far greater and more dreadful enemy! With the aid of his old ally the djinn princess, a giant talking bird, and a fledgling enchantress with the power to change into a cat, Matt must call upon every resource, magical and mortal, to defy the triumph of pure evil . . .

THE WIZARD AT WAR
From beyond the mountains, a monstrous scourge sweeps down the steppes–a bloodthirsty barbarian horde, seemingly endless in numbers and hell-bent on conquest. With each nation that falls before their murderous onslaught, the marauders draw closer to Merovence, where good Queen Alisande rules with the help of her husband, Royal Wizard Matt Mantrell.
Now Matt and Alisande receive an urgent call for help from Jerusalem– destined to be the barbarians’ next target. But when Matt arrives in the Holy City to assess the imminent threat, he makes a shocking discovery: The power-mad khan who rules the ravaging minions is in league with a far greater and more dreadful enemy! With the aid of his old ally the djinn princess, a giant talking bird, and a fledgling enchantress with the power to change into a cat, Matt must call upon every resource, magical and mortal, to defy the triumph of pure evil . . .

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The Compleat McAndrew

THE BRAIN OF AN EINSTEIN — THE MIND OF AN ENGINEER Presenting the space adventures of Arthur Morton McAndrew, space-time expert and scientist extraordinaire, and his long-suffering companion, spaceship skipper Jeanie Roker. Jeanie first met McAndrew on a routine run to Titan and quickly learned he was a genius of the caliber of Newton or Einstein. When McAndrew invented a space drive that let frail humans survive hundreds of gravities of acceleration, he disappeared while testing it, and Jeanie had to find him, using a trail of cryptic messages he had left behind. That was the beginning of a beautiful friendship, in spite of the gray hairs that Jeanie began accumulating as a result of McAndrew’s impractical nature and his talent for getting himself into trouble with much more practical villains, such as … A mass-murderer of several million people A highly-placed government official whose life McAndrew saved, but in an embarrassing way, and who consequently wants to kill both him and Jeanie The ruler of a slower-than-light spaceship that left Earth a long time ago, giving it time to develop some very strange customs by the time McAndrew and Jeanie visited it. And there are still more adventures of this spacegoing odd couple in The Compleat McAndrew. Publisher’s Note: Part of this book was previously published as One Man’s Universe.

THE BRAIN OF AN EINSTEIN — THE MIND OF AN ENGINEER Presenting the space adventures of Arthur Morton McAndrew, space-time expert and scientist extraordinaire, and his long-suffering companion, spaceship skipper Jeanie Roker. Jeanie first met McAndrew on a routine run to Titan and quickly learned he was a genius of the caliber of Newton or Einstein. When McAndrew invented a space drive that let frail humans survive hundreds of gravities of acceleration, he disappeared while testing it, and Jeanie had to find him, using a trail of cryptic messages he had left behind. That was the beginning of a beautiful friendship, in spite of the gray hairs that Jeanie began accumulating as a result of McAndrew’s impractical nature and his talent for getting himself into trouble with much more practical villains, such as … A mass-murderer of several million people A highly-placed government official whose life McAndrew saved, but in an embarrassing way, and who consequently wants to kill both him and Jeanie The ruler of a slower-than-light spaceship that left Earth a long time ago, giving it time to develop some very strange customs by the time McAndrew and Jeanie visited it. And there are still more adventures of this spacegoing odd couple in The Compleat McAndrew. Publisher’s Note: Part of this book was previously published as One Man’s Universe.

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The City & the City

**NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY *THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE SEATTLE TIMES* , AND *PUBLISHERS WEEKLY.***
When a murdered woman is found in the city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks to be a routine case for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. To investigate, Borlú must travel from the decaying Beszel to its equal, rival, and intimate neighbor, the vibrant city of Ul Qoma. But this is a border crossing like no other, a journey as psychic as it is physical, a seeing of the unseen. With Ul Qoman detective Qussim Dhatt, Borlú is enmeshed in a sordid underworld of nationalists intent on destroying their neighboring city, and unificationists who dream of dissolving the two into one. As the detectives uncover the dead woman’s secrets, they begin to suspect a truth that could cost them more than their lives. What stands against them are murderous powers in Beszel and in Ul Qoma: and, most terrifying of all, that which lies between these two cities.
**BONUS: This edition contains a *The City & The City* discussion guide and excerpts from China Miéville’s *Kraken* and *Embassytown*.**

**NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY *THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE SEATTLE TIMES* , AND *PUBLISHERS WEEKLY.***
When a murdered woman is found in the city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks to be a routine case for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad. To investigate, Borlú must travel from the decaying Beszel to its equal, rival, and intimate neighbor, the vibrant city of Ul Qoma. But this is a border crossing like no other, a journey as psychic as it is physical, a seeing of the unseen. With Ul Qoman detective Qussim Dhatt, Borlú is enmeshed in a sordid underworld of nationalists intent on destroying their neighboring city, and unificationists who dream of dissolving the two into one. As the detectives uncover the dead woman’s secrets, they begin to suspect a truth that could cost them more than their lives. What stands against them are murderous powers in Beszel and in Ul Qoma: and, most terrifying of all, that which lies between these two cities.
**BONUS: This edition contains a *The City & The City* discussion guide and excerpts from China Miéville’s *Kraken* and *Embassytown*.**

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The Chronicles of Dragon Collection (Series 1, Books 1-10)

Evil Beware. The son of the Dragon King doesn’t check his temper at the door. The impulsive youth, Nath Dragon, knows what he must do to earn his scales. Still trapped in human form, he hunts down the dragon poachers–that are killing and enslaving his kin–with a vengeance. Accompanied by a dwarf named Brenwar Bolderguild, the brazen warriors clash against the world full of orcs, elves, ogres, trolls, goblins, and men in order to save his brethren. But unforeseen dangers lurk in the shadows. The sinister scheme of High Priestess Selene and her dragon master, Gorn Grattack, threaten all of dragonkind. And in a moment of violent fury, Nath is cursed for all time. Now Nath–armed with the magical sword called Fang–sets out on a perilous path toward redemption. At its end, the ultimate battle awaits him, when he must confront the powerful evil lurking within and the wicked dragon army sworn to defeat him. And if Nath does not prevail, the fate of dragonkind is doomed. If you love dragons of all sorts and sizes, young heroes with god-like powers in the Percy Jackson series, then you can’t miss with this fast-paced, action-packed, magic-filled, dangerously addictive fantasy adventure! Scroll Up And Grab Your Copy Today! Other Information: Content Advisor: This book is a must read and must have for all dragon lovers worldwide and is clean fantasy appropriate for readers of ALL AGES! Sink your claws into this 802 page Collector’s Edition of the Best Selling Chronicles of Dragon series. All 10 books in the series are included in this one of a kind ultra-dragon adventure. This 7 X 10 book is huge! It’s the perfect gift for readers that love all things dragon! Enjoy the gallery character illustrations of all 10 covers and the major characters. This book is a must read and must have for all dragon lovers worldwide! #1 Bestselling Epic Fantasy, Coming of Age, and Sword & Sorcery on Amazon Over 110,000 copies sold series wide Craig Halloran is a #1 Bestselling Amazon Author in the following genres and categories: Epic Fantasy, Sword & Sorcery, Coming of Age, Werewolves & Shifters, Dark Fantasy and Collections & Anthologies. He is a KDP All-Star and Top 100 Amazon author as well. Other works: The Chronicles of Dragon, Series 1 (10 Books) The Chronicles of Dragon, Series 2, Tail of the Dragon (10 Books) The Odyssey of Nath Dragon, The Chronicles of Dragon Prequel Series (5 Books) The Darkslayer, Series 1 (6 books) The Darkslayer, Series 2: Bish and Bone (10 books) The Supernatural Bounty Hunter Files (10 Books) The Clash of Heroes (3 Books) Zombie Impact (3 Books) The Gamma Earth Cycle (2 Books) The Red Citadel and the Sorcerer’s Power (5 books in 1) Learn more about Craig and his works at: WWW.CRAIGHALLORAN.COM Sign up for is newsletter and get free books! Yay!

Evil Beware. The son of the Dragon King doesn’t check his temper at the door. The impulsive youth, Nath Dragon, knows what he must do to earn his scales. Still trapped in human form, he hunts down the dragon poachers–that are killing and enslaving his kin–with a vengeance. Accompanied by a dwarf named Brenwar Bolderguild, the brazen warriors clash against the world full of orcs, elves, ogres, trolls, goblins, and men in order to save his brethren. But unforeseen dangers lurk in the shadows. The sinister scheme of High Priestess Selene and her dragon master, Gorn Grattack, threaten all of dragonkind. And in a moment of violent fury, Nath is cursed for all time. Now Nath–armed with the magical sword called Fang–sets out on a perilous path toward redemption. At its end, the ultimate battle awaits him, when he must confront the powerful evil lurking within and the wicked dragon army sworn to defeat him. And if Nath does not prevail, the fate of dragonkind is doomed. If you love dragons of all sorts and sizes, young heroes with god-like powers in the Percy Jackson series, then you can’t miss with this fast-paced, action-packed, magic-filled, dangerously addictive fantasy adventure! Scroll Up And Grab Your Copy Today! Other Information: Content Advisor: This book is a must read and must have for all dragon lovers worldwide and is clean fantasy appropriate for readers of ALL AGES! Sink your claws into this 802 page Collector’s Edition of the Best Selling Chronicles of Dragon series. All 10 books in the series are included in this one of a kind ultra-dragon adventure. This 7 X 10 book is huge! It’s the perfect gift for readers that love all things dragon! Enjoy the gallery character illustrations of all 10 covers and the major characters. This book is a must read and must have for all dragon lovers worldwide! #1 Bestselling Epic Fantasy, Coming of Age, and Sword & Sorcery on Amazon Over 110,000 copies sold series wide Craig Halloran is a #1 Bestselling Amazon Author in the following genres and categories: Epic Fantasy, Sword & Sorcery, Coming of Age, Werewolves & Shifters, Dark Fantasy and Collections & Anthologies. He is a KDP All-Star and Top 100 Amazon author as well. Other works: The Chronicles of Dragon, Series 1 (10 Books) The Chronicles of Dragon, Series 2, Tail of the Dragon (10 Books) The Odyssey of Nath Dragon, The Chronicles of Dragon Prequel Series (5 Books) The Darkslayer, Series 1 (6 books) The Darkslayer, Series 2: Bish and Bone (10 books) The Supernatural Bounty Hunter Files (10 Books) The Clash of Heroes (3 Books) Zombie Impact (3 Books) The Gamma Earth Cycle (2 Books) The Red Citadel and the Sorcerer’s Power (5 books in 1) Learn more about Craig and his works at: WWW.CRAIGHALLORAN.COM Sign up for is newsletter and get free books! Yay!

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The Chaos Weapon

PROBABILITY ZERO–OR LESS A man–or a civilization–can live with good luck and bad…it somehow evens out in the long run. But when the laws of chance are suspended and the breaks are all bad, that’s the time to find out what’s going on–and to stop it–before its too late! ChaosCenter sent Space Marshal Jym Wildheit– teamed with a half-grown but lethal woman Sensitive, and an invisible god perched on his shoulder–on a seek-and-destroy mission aimed at the strange device that was distorting probability and threatening the entire galaxy. But the Chaos Weapon was nowhere in the Universe–at least not in this Universe. And that was only one of Wildheit’s problems…

PROBABILITY ZERO–OR LESS A man–or a civilization–can live with good luck and bad…it somehow evens out in the long run. But when the laws of chance are suspended and the breaks are all bad, that’s the time to find out what’s going on–and to stop it–before its too late! ChaosCenter sent Space Marshal Jym Wildheit– teamed with a half-grown but lethal woman Sensitive, and an invisible god perched on his shoulder–on a seek-and-destroy mission aimed at the strange device that was distorting probability and threatening the entire galaxy. But the Chaos Weapon was nowhere in the Universe–at least not in this Universe. And that was only one of Wildheit’s problems…

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The Cats of Tanglewood Forest

*The magic is all around you, if only you open your eyes….*
Lillian Kindred spends her days exploring the Tanglewood Forest, a magical, rolling wilderness that she imagines to be full of fairies. The trouble is, Lillian has never seen a wisp of magic in her hills–until the day the cats of the forest save her life by transforming her into a kitten. Now Lillian must set out on a perilous adventure that will lead her through untamed lands of fabled creatures–from Old Mother Possum to the fearsome Bear People–to find a way to make things right.
In this whimsical, original folktale written and illustrated throughout in vibrant full color by two celebrated masters of modern fantasy, a young girl’s journey becomes an enchanting coming-of-age story about magic, friendship, and the courage to shape one’s own destiny.

*The magic is all around you, if only you open your eyes….*
Lillian Kindred spends her days exploring the Tanglewood Forest, a magical, rolling wilderness that she imagines to be full of fairies. The trouble is, Lillian has never seen a wisp of magic in her hills–until the day the cats of the forest save her life by transforming her into a kitten. Now Lillian must set out on a perilous adventure that will lead her through untamed lands of fabled creatures–from Old Mother Possum to the fearsome Bear People–to find a way to make things right.
In this whimsical, original folktale written and illustrated throughout in vibrant full color by two celebrated masters of modern fantasy, a young girl’s journey becomes an enchanting coming-of-age story about magic, friendship, and the courage to shape one’s own destiny.

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