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Download E-books Guardian of Honor (The Summoning, Book 1) PDF

By Robin D. Owens

With their magic barriers falling and poor monsters invading, the Marshalls of Lladrana needs to stick to historical culture and Summon a savior from the Exotique land. . .

For Alexa Fitzwalter, the Marshall's name pulled the savvy legal professional right into a realm the place she slightly understood the language, not to mention the intricacies of politics and gear. Armed merely along with her wits, a paranormal better half and assistance from the chevalier Bastien, Alexa needs to use her very human brain and talents to struggle the encroaching evil-and withstand manipulation by way of the Marshall's to strength her to stick in Lladrana.

Now torn among her affinity for this realm and Earth, will she go back domestic if given the opportunity? Or dare she danger every thing for a land no longer her own?

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Download E-books A Crown of Swords (The Wheel of Time, Book 7) PDF

By Robert Jordan

A Crown of Swords, the eagerly awaited sequel to Lord of Chaos, The manhattan Times bestseller that swept the state like a firestorm.
In this 7th ebook of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time sequence, Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat come ever towards the bowl ter'angreal which may opposite the world's never-ending warmth wave and fix normal climate. Egwene starts off to assemble all demeanour of girls who can channel--Sea people, Windfinders, clever Ones, and a few incredible others. And notably, Rand faces the dread Forsaken Sammael, within the shadows of Shadar Logoth, the place the blood-hungry mist, Mashadar, waits for prey.

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Download E-books The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy) PDF

By Justin Cronin

This paperback variation includes:

 * An excerpt of The Twelve
 * A revealing interview with writer Justin Cronin

NAMED one of many TEN most sensible NOVELS OF THE 12 months by means of TIME MAGAZINE AND the best BOOKS OF THE yr through
The Washington publish • Esquire • U.S. information & international document • NPR’s On aspect • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • BookPage • Library magazine

 
An epic and gripping story of disaster and survival, The Passage is the tale of Amy—abandoned through her mom on the age of six, pursued after which imprisoned via the shadowy figures in the back of a central authority scan of apocalyptic proportions. yet unique Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman despatched to trace her down, is disarmed by means of the interestingly quiet girl—and dangers every thing to avoid wasting her. because the scan is going nightmarishly flawed, Wolgast secures her escape—but he can’t cease society’s cave in. And as Amy walks on my own, throughout miles and a long time, right into a destiny darkish with violence and depression, she is stuffed with the mysterious and terrifying wisdom that simply she has the facility to avoid wasting the ruined international.

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Download E-books Demons of the Dancing Gods PDF

While the preliminary conflict for Husaquahr has been gained, darkish forces are collecting to the south. yet ahead of the darkish Baron and the Demon Prince can placed their plans into motion, they should take care of Throckmorton P. Ruddygore, grasp sorcerer who suspects that every one isn't accurately.

Once back Ruddygore needs to name at the support of the 2 people, Joe and Marge, and jointly they have to face the evil forces that threaten Husaquahr with annihilation. one of many Council of 13 needs to be the darkish Baron, and the Baron is plotting with the Demon Prince to shatter the delicate peace and convey Armageddon to the magic global past the ocean of Dreams.

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Download E-books The Borderlands of Power: The Rys Chronicles Book IV PDF

By Tracy Falbe

Nufal is invaded and human warriors struggle along their rys and tabre champions in a grueling conflict of muscle and magic. Grim struggles spoil procedure into chaos, and loyalties degenerate into determined offerings for survival. Tempet and Alloi, pushed via their hope for revenge upon the rys, push King Shan deep into the violent reservoir of his strength. nonetheless reeling within the aftermath of conflict, Dreibrand Veta scrambles to claim his authority upon the remainder forces of the Atrophane Empire if he's to protect his land and overturn the censure that disgraces his identify. uprising at the imperial frontier complicates those ambitions as does Shan's unexpected unpredictability as an best friend. Miranda braves the snows of the Rysamand Mountains to call for that Shan pay his debt to her by means of assisting Dreibrand. purely ambition retains melancholy at bay as forces vie for dominance within the borderlands of energy.

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Download E-books Die Verfasserschaft des Waltharius-Epos aus sprachlicher Sicht: 233. Sitzung am 18. October 1978 in Düsseldorf (Rheinisch-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften) (German Edition) PDF

By Alf Önnerfors

1 M. FREHER, Herausgeber verschiedener altdeutscher Denkmaler, stellte in seinen "Origines Palatinae" (1612) II, Kap. XIII, sixty two eine Ausgabe des "Waltharius" in Aussicht, die jedoch wegen des bald dar auf (1614) erfolgten Todes FREHERS nicht zustandekam. Der Erstherausgeber, FR. CHR. J. FISCHER, brachte den textual content nach der unvollstandigen Hand schrift Cod. Theo!. et Philos. eight Nr. forty-one der Landesbibliothek Stuttgart (13. Jh.), = S in der variation STRECKERS, heraus, die schon Joh. Aventinus (gest. 1534) gesehen hatte; ALTHOF I, 35 u. forty two; STRECKER, MGH-Ed. 7. Erste kritische variation: J. GRIMM und A. SCHMELLER, Lateinische Gedichte des 10. und eleven. Jahrhunderts, Gottingen 1838; textual content und Varianten S. 3-53, Abhandlung S. 54-126. 2 DRONKE opponiert nicht ohne Grund in diesem Punkt gegen die Communis opinio (69f.); vgl. schon VON DEN STEINEN forty five. Wie ich S. forty six ausfiihre, laBt sich jedoch die An rede Jratres sehr wohl mit meiner Theorie der Urheberschaft des Epos vereinen. three Sie wurden von E. R. CURTIUS, Europaische Literatur und Lateinisches Mittelalter, five. Auf!. Bern/Miinchen 1965, in seinen Ausfiihrungen iiber Bescheidenheits-Topoi (93ff.) iibersehen. four M. WEHRLI, Waltharius. In: Formen mittelalterlicher Erzahlung, Ziirich/Freiburg i. Br. 1969,102f. five Die Gallus-Vita wurde nach d. J. 837 verfaBt. G. BAESECKE, Vor- und Friihgeschidtte des deutschen Sdtrifttums I, Halle 1940, 418 verwies auf die Einleitungen zur "Visio Wettini" und zur Gallus-Vita. G WATTENBACH-LEVISON-LoWE I, 110f. mit ausfiihrlidten Literaturhinweisen. 7 Vgl. G. REICHENKRON, Historische !atein-altromanisdte Grammatik, I, Wiesbaden 1965, 134.

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Download E-books Bridge of the Separator (Videssos Book 3) PDF

By Harry Turtledove

THE NEW NOVEL within the renowned VIDESSOS SERIES

Rhavas used to be an outstanding, holy, and pious man—and the cousin of the Avtokrator. He might most likely became ecumenical patriarch of the Empire within the capital, Videssos the town . . . if his global had now not all of sudden and tragically fallen aside while the Empire of Videssos erupted into civil battle and the Khamorth barbarians swarmed over the borders.

As the house he enjoyed was once brutally sacked, Rhavas needed to flee for his lifestyles, after which make his means via lands swarming with fierce nomads and with infantrymen dependable either to his cousin and to the insurgent. He could by no means see Videssos town back, not to mention preside in its excessive Temple.

He has consistently Phos, the god of sunshine and goodness, Videssos' god, and despised evil rival Skotos. those that fall off the Bridge of the Separator in the course of judgment within the afterlife tumble all the way down to Skotos' ice forevermore. but if evil turns out to have swallowed the entire global, what's a cleric who reverences common sense in addition to goodness presupposed to believe

It's a more durable query than Rhavas needs it were.

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Harry Turtledove is understood for his old myth and trade historical past. His novels include The Case of the poisonous Spell Dump, Sentry Peak, Marching via Peachtree, The weapons of the South, and the good battle and international at conflict sequence. A Hugo winner and Nebula finalist, he lives in l. a..

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Download E-books The Ring of Five Dragons (The Pearl, Book 1) PDF

By Eric Van Lustbader

A towering epic of fable, The Pearl, is introduced in The Ring of 5 Dragons. packed with motion, colour, and the myriad information of one other international, The Pearl is the 1st nice myth sequence of the hot millennium, set to rival Robert Jordan, David Eddings, George R. R. Martin, Terry Brooks, and Terry Goodkind in well known allure.

This impressive first quantity opens because the Kundalan humans have suffered for a century lower than the viciously oppressive, technologically-superior V'ornn invaders. within the ensuing quandary of religion -- why hasn't their goddess Miina stored them? -- Kundalan faith has fallen below the regulate of evil forces from inside who forbid the instructing of conventional sorcery, pretending to haven't any magic in their personal. The V'ornn's mysterious leaders, the Gyrgon, comprehend larger, and look for the misplaced Ring of 5 Dragons, the main to the door of the fabled Kundalan Storehouse, and maybe to Kundalan sorcery to boot.

But misused, the hoop is the set off of likely inexorable annihilation for V'ornn and Kundalan alike. Now from one of the oppressed needs to come up the hero of prophecy, the Dar Sala-at, who on my own can wield the sorcerous strength to avoid wasting the world.

Thus starts an enormous epic rooted within the clash among religious and technological cultures. The twisting plot increases tricky and provocative ethical questions during a regularly fabulous, occasionally stunning, significant event that would delivery fable readers to new heights of enthusiasm, and cause them to ask for more.

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Download E-books Lyonesse: Suldrun's Garden Bk.1 (Fantasy Masterworks) PDF

The Elder Isles, positioned in what's now the Bay of Biscay off the the coast of previous Gaul, are made from ten contending kingdoms, all vying with one another for keep watch over. on the centre of a lot of the intrigue is Casmir, the ruthless and bold king of Lyonnesse. His attractive yet otherworldly daughter, Suldrun, is a part of his plans. He intends to cement an alliance or via marrying her good. yet Suldrun is as decided as he and defies him. Casmir coldly confines her to the overgrown backyard that she likes to common, and it's the following that meets her love and her tragedy unfolds. Political intrigue, magic, battle, event and romance are interwoven in a wealthy and sweeping story set in a brilliantly learned fabled land.

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