Fantasy (Novelty)

The Temple of Elemental Evil

The Temple of Elemental Evil


Thomas M Reid

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Year of publication: 0

The Temple of Elemental Evil Thomas M. Reid Prologue The smoke from two incense-laden braziers hung heavy in the air, giving the small but comfortable room a warm, pungent atmosphere. The dim light from the braziers, combined with the fire burning in the fireplace on the far wall, filled the room with long, flickering shadows. Dressed only in black silk pants, Hedrack, high priest of the Elemental Temple, reclined in his plush chair, his feet propped upon his writing desk. Conquest, Obedience, ...

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Chosen

Chosen


Paddy Bostock

ISBN: 9781613093634
Year of publication: 2018

Paddy Bostock CHOSEN To the young ones: Anya, Dan, Ishbel and Theo. May theirs be a fairer and saner world. One It took Jeremy Crawford a good chunk of the twentieth century and almost two decades of the twenty-first to get sane. At least thats how he thought of it. Othershis wannabe actress wife, Sophie, his ageing parents, Gloria and Ron, his colleagues at the bank, fellow members of the squash club, assorted relatives and acquaintancesdidnt. They all thought hed lost his mind. Why else, on ...

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Moon Flights

Moon Flights


Elizabeth Moon

ISBN: 9781597801102
Year of publication: 2008

Elizabeth Moon MOON FLIGHTS In memory of my grandfather, Edwin James Jamerson, who loved stories and storytelling and was a storyteller himself, of the cracker-barrel-and-whittlin school. Introduction by Anne McCaffrey What a treat To write an introduction for a writer whom I hold in high esteem. All her books are on my comfort shelves. I think it was Bill Fawcett who first introduced me to Elizabeth Moon for her book, Sheepfarmers Daughter, the first volume of The Deed of Paksenarrion. Then, ...

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Wandering Stars

Wandering Stars


Robert Silverberg
Bernard Malamud
Robert Sheckley
Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
William Tenn
Pamela Sargent
Jack Dann
Avram Davidson
Horace L Gold
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Carol Carr
Geo Alec Effinger

ISBN: 9781580230056
Year of publication: 2013

WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann To my mother Edith N. Dann, who still makes the best chicken soup. Acknowledgments The editor would like to thank the following people for their help and ideas: Rabbi David S. Boros George Zebrowski Gardner Dozois Joe W. Haldeman Harry Altshuler and, of course, Victoria Schochet. INTRODUCTION Why Me Isaac Asimov When I was asked to do the introduction to this collection, that was the question I asked. Why me One ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2018 Edition

The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2018 Edition


Jeffrey Ford
ín R Kiernan
Laird Barron
M Rickert
Conrad Williams
Steve Rasnic Tem
Mark Samuels
Kaaron Warren
Helen Marshall
Katherine Vaz
Robert Shearman
Priya Sharma
Ian Muneshwar
Aliette de Bodard
Carole Johnstone
Cassandra Khaw
Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Stephen Graham Jones
Paula Guran
Kate Marshall
Eden Royce
Simon Avery
Rebecca Roanhorse
Rebecca Campbell
Angela Slatter
Ashley Blooms
Lisa L Hannett
Robin Furth
Maria Dahvana Headley
Kai Ashante Wilson

ISBN: 9781607015284
Year of publication: 2018

THE YEARS BEST DARK FANTASY HORROR 2018 EDITION Edited by Paula Guran Introduction: Same Old Stories Paula Guran Cassandra Khaw begins her story Dont Turn Out the Lights: Stories are mongrels. It dont matter whether they were lightning-cut into stone or whispered over the crackle of a dying flame no story in the world has pedigree. Theyve all been told and retold so many times that not God himself could tell you which one came first. Yes, every story in creation. That sentiment has been ...

Keywords: Anthology Dark Fantasy Short Fiction
More Wandering Stars

More Wandering Stars


Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
Barry N Malzberg
Jack Dann
Joe W Haldeman
Phyllis Gotlieb
Horace L Gold
Mel Gilden
Harvey Jacobs
Hugh Nissenson
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Howard Schwartz

ISBN: 1580230636
Year of publication: 2013

MORE WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF OUTSTANDING STORIES OF JEWISH FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann With an Introduction by Isaac Asimov In memory of Edith N. Dann, who taught me everything important. INTRODUCTION The Hebrew Source Isaac Asimov Back in 1974, Jack Yankele Dann edited a book called Wandering Stars, which was a collection of stories of science fiction and fantasy with Jewish themes. When I heard that Yankele had this in his head, I marveled. Where, I asked myself, ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
The Witches of St. Petersburg

The Witches of St. Petersburg


Imogen Edwards-Jones

ISBN: 9781788544023
Year of publication: 2018

Imogen Edwards-Jones THE WITCHES OF ST PETERSBURG For Katya Galitzine I could not have done this without you. And Nikolai Antonov In Memoriam Rasputin is a vessel like Pandoras Box, which contains all the vices, crimes and filth of the Russian people. Should the vessel be broken we will see its dreadful contents spill themselves across Russia. Papus, 1905 Occultist and founder of the Martinist Order I will set my face against anyone who turns to mediums and spiritists to prostitute themselves ...

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Pilo Traveling Show (Pilo Family Circus #2)

Pilo Traveling Show (Pilo Family Circus #2)


Will Elliott

ISBN: 9781630230081
Year of publication: 2015

For Maya 1. ABOVE The reason Jamie moved away from the comfortable two-story brick nest hed grown up in wasnt because a twenty-six-year-old ought not to still have his mother doing his laundry, cooking his meals, and chastising him for bedroom mess. In fact, those things and even the same tired, ridiculous arguments replayed nightly between his parents, were an ideal tonic, with a sweet taste of normality. Comfortable, familiar. Stifling too, but so are bandages and splints. Hed been through ...

Keywords: clowns pilofamily willelliott
Assassin's Creed Odyssey: The Official Novelization

Assassin's Creed Odyssey: The Official Novelization


Gordon Doherty

ISBN: 9781984803146
Year of publication: 2018

Gordon Doherty ASSASSINS CREED ODYSSEY THE OFFICIAL NOVELIZATION For my family ACKNOWLEDGMENTS A big thanks to Caroline, Anthony, Anouk, Melissa, Aymar, Clmence, Stphanie-Anne, Jonathan, Miranda, Sara and Bob Schwager, and everyone at Ubisoft and Penguin for giving me this chance to immerse myself in the world of Assassins Creed. It has been a hugely enjoyable journey, and your expert guidance and support along the way have been greatly appreciated. An equally big thanks to my agent, James Wills ...

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Prince of Lies

Prince of Lies


Troy Denning

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Year of publication: 0

Trot Denning Prince of Lies Copyright 1989 TSR, Inc. AH Rights Reserved. This book is protected under the copyright laws of theUnited States of America. Any reproduction or other unauthorized use of the material or artwork contained herein to prohibited without the expreM written permission of TSR, Inc. Random House and all affiliate companies have worldwide distribution rights in the book trade for English language products of TSR, Inc. Distributed to the book and hobby trade in theUnited ...

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The Wells Bequest

The Wells Bequest


Polly Shulman

ISBN: 9781101610619
Year of publication: 2013

Polly Shulman The Wells Bequest To David, Cyril, and Dee CHAPTER ONE How a Six-Inch-Tall Me Appeared in My Bedroom The Wednesday when the whole time-travel adventure began, I was fiddling with my game controller, trying to make the shoot button more sensitive. Wednesdays are my intense days. It was a Wednesday back when I took the test for Cooper Tech, where my big sister, Sofia, goes, and a Wednesday when I found out I didnt get in. It was a Wednesday when I didnt get into any of the other ...

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The Healer

The Healer


Donna Freitas

ISBN: 9780062662118
Year of publication: 2018

The Healer by Donna Freitas DEDICATION To my father and his family, who came from the Azores, and who fed me sweet bread on Sundays as a child and malasadas on feast days And to all my friends who, like me, prefer to dwell in the liminal spaces PROLOGUE When you love someone, you will do anything for them. You will travel to the ends of the earth and bargain away your soul to sorcerers if it might give you just one more day together. You will crawl on your knees until they are scraped and ...

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The Oyster Thief

The Oyster Thief


Sonia Faruqi

ISBN: 9781681777917
Year of publication: 2018

Sonia Faruqi The Oyster Thief To my husband, Aamer, and my parents, Shaista and Amin, for all their love and support PROLOGUE THE START OF A JOURNEYA MATERIALISTIC INVESTMENT BANKER Growing up, I seemed almost earmarked for the financial world, as I was both studious and materialistic. I was a small mass of seriousnessa little librariancompleting my assignments early and happily. I preferred class to recess, homework to hopscotch. In middle school, I would for hours paint still lifesa bowl of ...

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The Poe Estate

The Poe Estate


Polly Shulman

ISBN: 9780698172432
Year of publication: 2015

Polly Shulman The Poe Estate To Irene, a crackerjack agent and a true friend CHAPTER ONE Cousin Hepzibah Almost there, said Dad as we crested the last hill. The old Thorne Mansion stood black against the sky, bristling with gables and laced with leafless vines. Crows quarreled in the skeletal trees. I couldnt see the ocean, but I smelled its salt. The truck, heavy with everything we owned, lurched and bumped up the steep drive. My new home did not look welcoming. Its been a long time, said Mom. ...

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Kingdom of Ash

Kingdom of Ash


Sarah J Maas

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Year of publication: 101

For my parentswho taught me to believe that girls can save the world BOOKS BY SARAH J. MAAS The Throne of Glass series The Assassins Blade Throne of Glass Crown of Midnight Heir of Fire Queen of Shadows Empire of Storms Tower of Dawn Kingdom of Ash The Throne of Glass Colouring Book A Court of Thorns and Roses series A Court of Thorns and Roses A Court of Mist and Fury A Court of Wings and Ruin A Court of Frost and Starlight A Court of Thorns and Roses Colouring Book Contents The Prince The ...

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