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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 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 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*.**

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!

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…

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 Catalyst of Corruption

Addie Daulton wants nothing to do with her dark past as an Alchemica alchemist. Content with her new life surrounded by the people she cares about, she has chosen to live with amnesia rather than face the person she was. She focuses on alchemy’s healing properties, helping others and hoping to find a way to save Rowan before his magic consumes him.
But Addie isn’t the only one with a dark history. Her lab partner, Ian Mallory has just had his past resurrected in the form of his brother. Alexander is a powerful necromancer who has been secretly leading the necromancer community for centuries. He’s not the type to share his power, and certainly not with the Flame Lord.
Addie must watch helplessly as Rowan struggles to maintain control of both his volatile magic and his influence in magical politics. Meanwhile, flashbacks tease her, suggesting that the solution to all their problems lies in her past. Unwilling to reclaim her memories, Addie must find another way to learn what she was studying at the Alchemica. Unfortunately, the only person who knows is her former colleague, Neil Dunstan. The question now becomes: how far is she willing to go to save the man she loves?

The Carbon Trail

Espionage. Murder. Love. Jeff Mitchell has a headache and he doesn’t know why. But then, he doesn’t know much about his life at all. Only one word means something: carbon. 100% of diamonds and 20% of the human body. What does it have to do with the agents tailing him in New York? Or the threats against his life? Who is the exotic brunette who would kill to protect him? And the beautiful blonde in his bed? The Carbon Trail – the mind has no limits.

The Bread We Eat in Dreams

Subterranean Press proudly presents a major new collection by one of the brightest stars in the literary firmament. Catherynne M. Valente, the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making and other acclaimed novels, now brings readers a treasure trove of stories and poems in The Bread We Eat in Dreams.
In the Locus Award-winning novelette “White Lines on a Green Field,” an old story plays out against a high school backdrop as Coyote is quarterback and king for a season. A girl named Mallow embarks on an adventure of memorable and magical politicks in “The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland—For a Little While.” The award-winning, tour de force novella “Silently and Very Fast” is an ancient epic set in a far-flung future, the intimate autobiography of an evolving A.I. And in the title story, the history of a New England town and that of an outcast demon are irrevocably linked.
The thirty-five pieces collected here explore an extraordinary breadth of styles and genres, as Valente presents readers with something fresh and evocative on every page. From noir to Native American myth, from folklore to the final frontier, each tale showcases Valente’s eloquence and originality.
**Table of Contents:**
The Consultant
White Lines on a Green Field
The Bread We Eat in Dreams
The Melancholy of Mechagirl
A Voice Like a Hole
The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland—For a Little While
How to Raise a Minotaur
The Shoot-out at Burnt Corn Ranch Over the Bride of the World
Mouse Koan
The Blueberry Queen of Wiscasset
In the Future When All’s Well
Fade to White
Aeromaus
Red Engines
The Wolves of Brooklyn
One Breath, One Stroke
Kallisti
The Wedding
The Secret of Being a Cowboy
Twenty-Five Facts About Santa Claus
We Without Us Were Shadows
The Red Girl
Aquaman and the Duality of Self/Other, America, 1985
The Room
Silently and Very Fast
What the Dragon Said: A Love Story

The Boys Are Back in Town

From a master of horror, dark fantasy, and suspense comes a compelling and uniquely original work of paranormal suspense in which one man finds himself trapped in a web of ever-shifting reality which threatens to remake the whole of the world—unless he can find a way to stop it.
For Will James, facing his tenth high school reunion is far from his finest hour—especially since his life has not gone exactly as he planned. Dumped at the altar by his high school sweetheart and with his dreams of being a prize-winning reporter dashed by his job at a Boston tabloid, he is not sure he is ready to face his former peers.
But what he does find at the reunion is far more than he bargained for. He soon learns that one of his buddies had died several years back—even though Will had received an e-mail from him only a few days before. It is not long before other people Will was convinced were alive are turning out to be dead as well—or married to other people, or childless where they used to have children. And new memories are swarming in to replace what Will is convinced was his old life, until he no longer knows what is real and what is not. The only thing he does know for certain is that he has to figure out why he alone remembers snatches of another life before everything dissolves into this new, darker reality.

The Boy Who Lost Fairyland

When a young troll named Hawthorn is stolen from Fairyland by the Red Wind, he becomes a changeling-a human boy-in the strange city of Chicago, a place no less bizarre and magical than Fairyland. Left with a human family, Hawthorn struggles with his troll nature and his changeling fate, while attending school and learning about human kindnesses-and un-kindnesses. In a starred review, Kirkus noted, “Every page of this book contains at least one stunning sentence. Valente’s descriptions of the human world make it sound like an exotic place, even when she just lists things to see: “diamonds and dinosaur bones and Canadian geese and the Cathedral of Notre Dame and ballpoint pens.” Readers may wish the words were food, so they could eat them up. And they may keep reading this series for just as long as people have been arguing about Oz.”Time magazine has praised Catherynne M. Valente’s Fairyland books as “one of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century.” In this fourth installment of her saga, Valente’s wisdom and wit will charm readers of all ages.

The Book of the Dead

An FBI agent, rotting away in a high-security prison for a murder he did not commit…
His brilliant psychotic brother, about to perpetrate a horrific crime…
A young woman with an extraordinary past, on the edge of a violent breakdown…
An ancient tomb with an enigmatic curse, about to be unveiled at a celebrity-studded New York gala…
The New York Museum of Natural History receives their pilfered gem collection back…ground down to dust. Diogenes, the psychotic killer who stole them in Dance of Death, is throwing down the gauntlet to both the city and to his brother, FBI Agent Pendergast, who is currently incarcerated in a maximum security prison.
To quell the PR nightmare of the gem fiasco, the museum decides to reopen the Tomb of Senef. An astounding Egyptian temple, it was a popular museum exhibit until the 1930s, when it was quietly closed. But when the tomb is unsealed in preparation for its gala reopening, the killings–and whispers of an ancient curse–begin again. And the catastrophic opening itself sets the stage for the final battle between the two brothers: an epic clash from which only one will emerge alive.