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The Rogue Sorcerer

Young Adult Fantasy Fiction. With the Belarian forces defeated, the Caldronian Guild knows it needs to reinforce quickly. Leo, once more finds himself in demand as he is immediately sent out to help recruit more apprentices. Knowing the victory at Surmont would only give them temporary respite from an enemy also rebuilding, the Caldronians hope that its neighbouring countries of Arandor and Farasavia might yet come to its aid. Mia, having struggled to cope in the battle at Surmont soon finds a new persona, one capable of dealing with her current predicament. With a new found inner strength the young apprentice sorcerer sets herself a new path, one that shocks not only Leo but the entire guild. UK English

The Rise of Ren Crown

Reeling from what the students at Excelsine University are calling “Bloody Tuesday,” Ren is determined to regather her magical family. But the events of the attack were not without multiple costs. Magically broken and exposed, Ren is ripe pickings for multiple factions that want to use and chain her, and the Department is the scariest of the pack.
With only a limited amount of time to save her friend, and confined with the rest of the student body awaiting their fate, Ren stands a mere hairsbreadth from losing her freedom completely with each and every decision she makes.

The Reckoners Series

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Series
Perfect gift for fans of the Maze Runner series, this includes all three books in Brandon Sanderson’s Reckoners series—Steelheart, Firefight, and Calamity. Find out what James Dashner called “fantastic,” with “relentless” suspense and an “explosive” climax.

How far would you go for revenge if someone killed your father? If someone destroyed your city? If everything you ever loved was taken from you? David Charleston will go to any lengths to stop the Epics. But to exact revenge in this new world, David will need the Reckoners—a shadowy group of rebels bent on maintaining justice. And it turns out that the Reckoners might just need David, too.
Praise for the Reckoners Series:
Another win for Sanderson . . . he’s simply a brilliant writer. Period.” —Patrick Rothfuss, author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller The Name of the…

The Raven Thief

One call can change everything.
The war with the serpent priesthood is over, and as the dust settles, Emma’s seizing her happiness while she can – especially when it comes to the tall, dark and deadly serpent priest who risked everything to keep her safe and claim her for his own. Things with Alexi are complicated, and to make matters worse, the walking god is back: “complicated” doesn’t even begin to describe how Emma feels about him.
They’ve got no idea just how complicated things are about to get when a call from Aunt Chase – who thinks Emma’s still back in LA, living her old, human life – sends Emma and her friends on an emergency trip to the UK, landing them right in the middle of an ancient feud between Emma’s beloved warrior Red Sun and the ruthless royal bear clans that shunned him. That would be enough to contend with, but there’s also a stealthier enemy watching the streets of London, and the ravens bow to no one, not even their destined savior.
Emma Chase is the Caller of the Blood, fated to command the power of all shapeshifter races and bound to many through magic and through love. She’s the miracle cure for the wasting illness claiming shapeshifter kind, and there’s a chance she might be the harbinger of the end of the world, not to mention the questionable status of her own humanity now her powers have fully awakened.
Aunt Chase can’t know the truth.
And rivals both old and new are closing in…

The Quest

Eleven Years ago, my life was ripped away from me. My father, my brother, my humanity. Everything. I was thrown into the Kamps, created to become a mindless machine. But I fought against it, not letting them take away my memories of the past. And I succeeded. It has been seven years since I was taken out of the Kamps and made into the Emperor’s Shadow. Now I only take orders from him, and him alone, without question. That is, until my brother, whom I thought was dead, shows up and kidnaps me in order to help him find some long lost planet that our father used to tell stories about. According to the legend, any who find the planet Sanshli can rewrite the past, and my brother wants to use it to destroy the Empire. My loyalty will always be to the Emperor, but what if this planet is real? And the longer I stay with my brother, the more I begin to find that the Emperor has been keeping secrets from me. But I can’t turn my back on him… Or can I? *This is the second publication of “The Quest” by Dani Hoots*

The Princes of Greenwood

“Bronwynn was taken from her home tonight, and unless we get her back soon, the people who took her are going to kill her!” ~Theodulf Ranig The Shadowveil scepter has been found, yet all may still be lost. Bronwynn has been kidnapped by a vengeful group of soldiers and thieves who are holding her life in exchange for the recovered scepter, Prince Edgar of Cynburga has been captured by Eldwigburg and will be executed if Shadowveil is not returned, and King Wulfgyth has disappeared on a dangerously foolish mission to rescue his son from behind the high walls of the most fortified castle in all Greenwood. The burden of success has fallen to Theodulf. He will begin to discover the unbelievable truth behind the war as he struggles to save his love, his prince, and his kingdom before time runs out. But with the real possibility that all will be lost if he ever fails, his youthful confidence is beginning to wane. With only six days left, Theodulf will have to recover his wits, rally the support of old friends, recruit the help of new allies, and overcome insurmountable odds to save Greenwood from an enemy who will settle for nothing less than absolute power.

The Power of Understanding Yourself

**Discover your true self and align your life journey around your core beliefs, values and perspective.**
Designed as both a companion piece to the author’s previous book, *The Power of Understanding People,* and a stand-alone work, *The Power of Understanding Yourself* provides readers with a blueprint for examining their true purpose and approach to life and a map for achieving greater personal happiness, professional success and self-awareness.
It explores personal attributes related to interactive style, diving deeper into the concepts from the author’s previous book, provides exercises for exploring how to connect your current life status to a desired future state and encourages readers to engage in a deep exploration of their core values, beliefs, mission and vision to become their best self.
\- Find the key to self-discovery and personal development
\- Uncover your true purpose
\- Use helpful exercises to reveal the best you
\- Develop strategies to maximize your potential
*The Power of Understanding Yourself* is an empowering tool to help you find your best possible self and flourish.

The Phoenix King: The Thunderheart Chronicles Book 2

It’s been three months since Aidan Rune defeated the warlock Edwin at the Battle of The Isle. Now, war looms on the horizon, and the last hope for Sortiledge rests in an unhatched phoenix egg. With the help of friends new and old, Aidan will have to journey through the heart of enemy territory to find the one person who may be able to hatch the egg. His Father. Along the way they will meet fantastical creatures and people, and learn to wield powers unlike anything they’ve seen before. But will it be enough to save Sortiledge?

The Petrified Flesh (Reckless Book 1)

Ever since Jacob Reckless was a child, he has been escaping to a hidden world through a portal in his father’s abandoned study. Over the years, he has made a name for himself as a finder of enchanted items and buried secrets. He’s also made many enemies and allies — most important, Fox, a beautiful shape-shifting vixen whom Jacob cares for more than he lets on.
But life in this other world is about to change. Tragedy strikes when Jacob’s younger brother, Will, follows him through the portal. Brutally attacked, Will is infected with a curse that is quickly transforming him into a Goyl — a ruthless killing machine, with skin made of stone.
Jacob is prepared to fight to save his brother, but in a land built on trickery and lies, Jacob will need all the wit, courage, and reckless spirit he can summon to reverse the dark spell — before it’s too late.

The Payback Club

*”Living well is the best revenge…”* Well, maybe. But when it came to a woman scorned — not to mention
*two* women scorned — maybe *revenge* was the best revenge. Thus when Joan Hoffman and Liz Savoie, both systematically dumped by the men
they thought they loved, worked out side by side at the gym one fine day,
they formulated a plan. A club, if you will. Why not go after *each other’s*
husbands? See them. Seduce them. And drop them…. The plan was simple. The reality, however, was complicated by pregnant
mistresses, embittered new wives, surly grown children — and then one
of the exes went missing. And the members of the Payback Club were in
for it now: Would they get even? Would they get everything? Or would they get twenty years to life?

The Paradox War Omnibus

When Desi, a twenty-something sci­ence gradu­ate, can’t get to sleep one night, the last thing she expec­ted was for the TV to explode, for her to get abduc­ted by ali­ens, or to get drawn into a tem­poral war that, some­how, is prob­ably her fault. Dur­ing her adven­tures we also fol­low the pro­gress of two other, com­batants also drawn into this war: One is Garner a half-fey, half-human wiz­ard work­ing for a mad machine-god, and the other is a mem­ber of a spir­itu­ally rich spe­cies of shape-shifting trav­el­lers, that call them­selves the Bul­mäs, but that Desi knows by a host of other names.
We follow our three adventurers stories as they weave their way through Time and Space, through alternate histories, into the realms of the inner-world of Faery and the outer abyss, and finally right back to the beginning, fighting a war that holds the fate of Universes in the balance. Combining Humour, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Time-Travel, Pop-culture, and Mythology into a spell-binding roller-coaster.
This book combines the action packed trilogy and two short stories into one incredible volume.

The Other of One – Book Three: The Lythiann Chronicles

After finding his home in ruins and its villagers abducted by the infamous Shadows Guild, William returns to the land of myth to rescue them, only to make the shocking discovery that this is no longer the Lythiann he remembered. Nor is he the same person he once was.

The New Scramble for Africa

Once marginalized in the world economy, the past decade has seen Africa emerge as a major global supplier of crucial raw materials like oil, uranium and coltan. With its share of world trade and investment now rising and the availability of natural resources falling, the continent finds itself at the centre of a battle to gain access to and control of its valuable natural assets. China’s role in Africa has loomed particularly large in recent years, but there is now a new scramble taking place involving a wider range of established and emerging economic powers from the EU and US to Japan, Brazil and Russia.
This book explores the nature of resource and market competition in Africa and the strategies adopted by the different actors involved – be they world powers or small companies. Focusing on key commodities, the book examines the dynamics of the new scramble and the impact of current investment and competition on people, the environment, and political and economic development on the continent. New theories, particularly the idea of Chinese “flexigemony” are developed to explain how resources and markets are accessed. While resource access is often the primary motive for increased engagement, the continent also offers a growing market for low-priced goods from Asia and Asian-owned companies. Individual chapters explore old and new economic power interests in Africa; oil, minerals, timber, biofuels, food and fisheries; and the nature and impacts of Asian investment in manufacturing and other sectors.
The New Scramble for Africa will be essential reading for students of African studies, international relations, and resource politics as well as anyone interested in current affairs.

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Explore the benefits of a mindful approach to life Cutting-edge studies in neuroscience have in recent years proved what many doctors, therapists and other health professionals had long suspected: simple, repetitive tasks, performed with focus and attention – mindfulness, in other words – can not only quieten our noisy thought processes
and help us relax but also improve our outlook on life and protect us against a range of life-threatening illnesses.
A cognitive neuroscientist and a leading authority on mental performance, Stan Rodski sets out the science behind these remarkable discoveries in simple terms, and explains how you in turn can benefit from them. As well as examining the potentially pivotal role of mindfulness in alleviating stress and managing energy, Stan highlights the most effective mindfulness activities, guides you through quick and easy exercises, and shows you how to harness the power of mindfulness over the long term to forge mental and physical resilience – and create a happier, healthier, more compelling future.

The Narrowing Path

**In a world that burns up every six years, only the strongest, smartest and most ruthless survive.**
The teenage boys of noble birth are sent out into the city to demonstrate their wits and strength. Some prove themselves in combat, others display their empire building skills, still others attempt to kill off their rivals. Out of over a hundred, only six will be selected by the leaders of the great families and allowed a place in the Refuge. The rest will perish, one way or another.
Not only is thirteen-year-old Bowe younger and weaker than most of the other boys, he has no family to support him. He is expected to die on the very first day of the narrowing path. Instead he begins a journey no one could have anticipated.
This is the first book in The Narrowing Path trilogy. Bearing comparisons to Hunger Games and The Maze Runner, the series explores a rich medieval fantasy world with characters every bit as devious and bloodthirsty as the schemers in Game of Thrones.
Buy today and explore a world where death is just one misstep away!

The Memory Hunter: Special Agent O’Malley FBI

Special Agent O’Malley of the FBI is tasked with exposing a group of conspirators, involved in the assassination of an American President. To aid him in this difficult investigation is a new innovation, the brainchild of the quirky professor Wheeler and his funky, outspoken assistant, Samantha Pink. The memory Sweeper is a Nobel prize-winning breakthrough, in quantum technology that allows an investigator to transport a conscious mind, into the memory of a targeted brain.