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Download The Beggar King by Michelle Barker PDF

By Michelle Barker

"Everything has an underside, an element that chooses darkness and likes it. within the younger grownup fable, "The Beggar King," Jordan Elliott discovers that magic has an underside, that is recognized within the lands of Katir-Cir because the undermagic. He additionally learns that he has an underside, and it truly is seductive, harmful, and finally threatens to damage him.

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Download Le retour du roi (Le seigneur des anneaux, Livre 3) by J. R. R. Tolkien PDF

By J. R. R. Tolkien

Le degrees Age touche à sa fin, et los angeles Terre du Milieu à son crépuscule. l. a. Compagnie de l'Anneau va donc tâcher de déjouer les projets infernaux de Sauron, strength du mal d'autant plus difficile à combattre qu'elle est désincarnée. Qui, des cinq héros, mènera à bien los angeles project ? Gandalf, grand sage qui seul mesure l. a. portée de l. a. quête ? Aragorn, qui dissimule ses origines princières sous les qualities d'un rôdeur taciturne ? Frodon et Sam, qui sont chargés de los angeles section finale de l. a. project ou Gollum, créature abjecte qui fut un temps dépositaire de l'anneau ? Mais quel est donc le pouvoir de cet anneau tant convoité ? Quelle est donc los angeles signification de l'énigme qui determine en première web page, en manière d'épigraphe ?

Tant de questions qui ne sont qu'une infime partie du mystère féerique qui, depuis 1954, ravit l'imagination, autorisée pour un temps à s'attarder dans un séjour magique aux forêts profondes et ancestrales, aux paysages argentés peuplés d'êtres aériens, de jeunes guerrières intrépides, de destriers sauvages ayant l. a. fierté de leurs maîtres, de viles créatures dont los angeles laideur body reflète l. a. méchanceté... Tous, nous avons rêvé de ce repos de l'âme, de même que nous avons craint, enfants, los angeles threat sourde et inexplicable. Tolkien, lui, a su nommer cet univers, et en faire une épopée passionnante, quête initiatique où l'errance humaine est regardée avec une tolérance rassurante.

Mais quels sont ces petits êtres rigolos et surprenants, ces "hobbits" ? D'où viennent ces accents folkloriques, ce langage essentiel, cette mélancolie onirique qui teinte l'esprit d'un brouillard étrange une fois le quantity refermé ?

Tant de questions auxquelles, heureusement, Tolkien ne répond jamais tout à fait malgré les cartes, généalogies, lexiques et autres appendices passionnants que son mind's eye prolifique a fournis sur l. a. Terre du Milieu. --Sana Tang-Léopold Wauters --Ce texte fait référence à une édition épuisée ou non disponible de ce titre.

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Download City of Dragons (The Rain Wilds Chronicles, Book 3) by Robin Hobb PDF

By Robin Hobb

New York Times bestselling writer Robin Hobb—“one of an important writers in 21st-century fantasy” (Contra Costa Times)—continues her mesmerizing fable saga of dragons and their keepers

City of Dragons
quantity 3 of the Rain Wilds Chronicles

as soon as, dragons governed the Rain Wilds, tended by means of privileged human servants often called Elderlings. yet a sequence of cataclysmic eruptions approximately drove those brilliant creatures to extinction. Born vulnerable and deformed, the final in their type had one desire for survival: to come back to their historical urban of Kelsingra. followed by means of a disparate group of untested younger keepers, the dragons launched into a harsh trip into the unknown alongside the poisonous Rain Wild River. struggling with hunger, a opposed weather, and treacherous enemies, dragons and people started to forge magical connections, bonds that experience wrought amazing ameliorations for all of them. And although Kelsingra is ultimately close to, their odyssey has basically started.

as a result swollen waters of the Rain Wild River, the misplaced urban could be reached basically via flight—a try of persistence and talent past the stunted dragons’ power. Venturing around the swift-running river in tiny boats, the dragon pupil Alise and a handful of keepers find a global a long way assorted from something they've got ever recognized or imagined. substantial, ornate buildings of black stone veined with silver and sensible stone statues line the silent, eerily empty streets. but what are the whispers they pay attention, the shadows of voices and bursts of sunshine that flutter and are long past? And why do they consider as though eyes are gazing them?

The dragons needs to plumb the depths in their ancestral stories to aid them take flight and liberate the secrets and techniques buried in Kelsingra. yet enemies pushed by means of greed and darkish wants are impending. Time is working out, not just for the dragons yet for his or her human keepers to boot.

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Download Whiskey and Water (Promethean Age, Book 2) by Elizabeth Bear PDF

By Elizabeth Bear

Matthew the Magician Jane Andraste into Faerie to rescue her half-human daughter and spoil the Fae. but if Matthew came upon Jane's treachery, he betrayed her, the Promethean armies fell—and he misplaced his brother, his mentor, and his power...and he's approximately to want it.

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Download Royal Airs by Sharon Shinn PDF

By Sharon Shinn

"Master storyteller Sharon Shinn created the exciting and mesmerizing international of Welce in her acclaimed novel "Troubled Waters." go back along with her to that elemental universe during this story of secrecy, romance, and a conflict for power..."

Josetta is a princess of 1 of the 5 households. yet she is much from the throne, so she is loose to spend her days operating within the poorest sections of the town.

Rafe Adova, an outcast in view that he used to be born, lives the lifetime of a profession gambler in these slums. He has no ambition except dishonest on the card tables—until the evening he makes a decision to aid a woman named Corene, who feels like she's stumbled into the inaccurate bar. She, too, is a princess—sister to Josetta, who unearths her with Rafe. He fascinates her.

Josetta hasn't ever encountered a person like him—someone likely with out elemental benefits. he's interested in her, even though he thinks they're not likely to ever meet again—but their connection grows robust while she nurses him again to wellbeing and fitness after he's assaulted by means of overseas mercenaries.

And once they examine the explanation he's being hunted, they recognize that the reality approximately his background may perhaps endanger not just their love but additionally their very lives...

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Download The Grim Company (Grim Company, Book 1) by Luke Scull PDF

By Luke Scull

The Gods are lifeless. The Magelord Salazar and his magically stronger troops, the Augmentors, overwhelm any dissent they locate within the minds of the population. at the different facet of the damaged Sea, the White girl plots the liberation of Dorminia, together with her spymistresses, the light girls. Demons and abominations plague the Highlands.

The global is desperately short of heroes. yet what they get as an alternative are a ragtag band of previous warriors, a crippled Halfmage, orphans and an oddly able manservant: the bleak corporation.

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Download The Extraordinary Adventures of Phil Jones by J. R. Karlsson PDF

By J. R. Karlsson

A sensible guy as soon as said that area used to be a really vast position certainly, this can be in fact subjective. area is as house does and while you're being chased around the galaxy by way of a Voravian conflict cruiser it might probably look particularly small.

When famous person Command is threatened via an incoming invasion of ghastly aggressors often called Voravians, it falls upon one guy to avoid wasting humanity. unfortunately it isn't the bombastic chief of the fleet, the heroic Captain Darwin of the SCC Scavanger.

Furthermore, and really regrettably for everybody concerned, that one guy occurs to were a civilian selected at whole random via a purple glove. His identify is Phil Jones, a slovenly middle-aged no one who's totally dead at every little thing outdoor of a pizza field or desktop game.

This first e-book tells the exciting beginning tale of our intrepid hero's event into the depths of the galaxy, and his next inexplicable errors opposed to either good friend and foe alike.

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Download Red Country by Joe Abercrombie PDF

By Joe Abercrombie

They burned her home.
They stole her brother and sister.
But vengeance is following.

Shy South was hoping to bury her bloody prior and trip away smiling, yet she'll need to sharpen up a few undesirable previous how one can get her kinfolk again, and she's no longer a girl to draw back from what wishes doing. She units off in pursuit with just a pair of oxen and her cowardly previous step father Lamb for corporation. however it seems Lamb's buried a bloody earlier of his personal. And out within the lawless some distance state the previous by no means remains buried.

Their trip will take them around the barren plains to a frontier city gripped by way of gold fever, via feud, duel and bloodbath, excessive into the unmapped mountains to a reckoning with the Ghosts. Even worse, it's going to strength them into alliance with Nicomo Cosca, notorious soldier of fortune, and his feckless attorney Temple, males not anyone may still ever need to belief . . .

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Download Once Upon an Autumn Eve (Faery Series, Book 3) by Dennis L. McKiernan PDF

By Dennis L. McKiernan

Liaze, Princess of the Autumnwood, discovers a wounded knight has breached the boundary among her faery international and the land of mortal man-and acknowledges him because the guy her middle has been awaiting. but if he's snatched from her by means of a dismal strength, Liaze needs to adopt a deadly quest to retrieve her love.

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Download Dagger's Edge (Shadow Series, Book 4) by Anne Logston PDF

By Anne Logston

Donya's daughter is called "Jaellyn the Unlucky" -- clumsy, doubtless frozen in adolescence, and cursed to foul up any magic in her vicinity.

But while a chain of wierd and terrible murders in Allanmere appear to focus on the good-looking younger priest dating her, Jael's expertise for mayhem, and the key surrounding her delivery, may well retailer the town.

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