Jimmy and the Crawler...

The Crawler: a name whispered in fear… In the crime-ridden back alleys of Krondor a rival gang has sprung up to threaten the Upright Man’s Mockers. Does the Crawler control the rival gang? Where does his power come from? And does it threaten the peace of the Kingdom? James, personal squire to Prince Arutha of Krondor, but in the underworld known as the thief and trickster Jimmy the Hand, must travel to Kesh in disguise. There, working with William, lieutenant of the prince’s household guard and son of the magician Pug, and Jazhara, niece to the Keshian lord Hazara-Khan, he must attempt to unmask the mysterious Crawler and rid Krondor of his...

A Dance with Dragons (Enhanced Edition)...

Stay on top of the epic story lines with annotations, glossaries, and family trees. Follow each main character’s journey with interactive maps. Explore the symbolism of every house’s sigil. In addition to hundreds of enhancements, you’ll find an excerpt of The Winds of Winter, the hugely anticipated sixth book in Martin’s series. The future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance—beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. In the east, Daenerys Targaryen rules with her three dragons as queen of a city built on dust and death. But Daenerys has thousands of enemies, and many have set out to find her. Fleeing from Westeros with a price on his head, Tyrion Lannister is making his way to Daenerys. But his newest allies in this quest are not the rag-tag band they seem, and at their heart lies one who could undo Daenerys’ claim to Westeros forever. Meanwhile, to the north Jon Snow, 998th Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, will face his greatest challenge. For he has powerful foes not only within the Watch but also beyond, in the land of the creatures of ice. In a time of rising restlessness, the tides of destiny and politics will lead inevitably to the greatest dance of...

The Vagrant and the City...

‘It’s a story that grabbed me by the scruff of the neck and refused to let go…’ Fantasy Faction

Red Sister

“I was born for killing – the gods made me to ruin” At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since the tribes beached their ships on Abeth. Sweet Mercy hones its novices’ skills to deadly effect: it takes ten years to educate a Red Sister in the ways of blade and fist. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow don’t truly understand what they have purchased when Nona Grey is brought to their halls as a bloodstained child of eight, falsely accused of murder: guilty of...

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A Feast for Crows (Enhanced Edition)...

Stay on top of the epic story lines with annotations, glossaries, and family trees. Follow each main character’s journey with interactive maps. Explore the symbolism of every house’s sigil. In addition to hundreds of enhancements, you’ll find an excerpt of The Winds of Winter, the hugely anticipated sixth book in Martin’s series. After centuries of bitter strife and fatal treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated one another into an uneasy truce. But it is not long before the survivors, renegades and carrion eaters start to pick over the bones of the dead and fight for the spoils of the soon-to-be dead. In the Seven Kingdoms, as the human crows assemble over a banquet of ashes, daring new plots and dangerous new alliances are formed, while surprising faces are seen emerging from an ominous twilight of past struggles and chaos to take up the challenges ahead. It is a time when the wise and the ambitious, the deceitful and the strong will acquire the skills, the power, and the magic to survive the stark and terrible times that lie before them. It is a time for nobles and commoners, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and sages to come together and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a feast for crows, many are the guests—but only a few are the...

The Memory Palace

In the vast library of the Palace there are many books about the fabulous land of Malthassa and its Archmage Koschei – books written by Guy Parados. Fantasy novels that have brought Parados fame and wealth in his own world. Guy Parados believes that he invented the Archmage. He thinks he alone built the Memory palace and that it contains his memories. Instead, it contains his soul, and the Archmage Koschei has need of it. In Gill Alderman’s powerful novel, magic crosses over from the realm of fantasy to the present day, and it is strange, beautiful and...

Lilith’s Castle...

When the magician Koschei escaped through the mind of his creator Guy Parados into the world where he is fiction, he became Guy Parados. And Parados became the Red Horse in the land of Malthassa… his own invention, he believed. But Malthassa has deeper roots, as deep as hell, and it is there the Red Horse must go. Gry’s father passed along the road to the Palace of Shadows where Asmodeus rules, King of the Lightless Garden. Pursued by the shaman Aza and riding the Red Horse, Gry must follow the same road, though it is the road to hell. From hell all other places are accessible: this is a reason to go there, the only one not steeped in madness. But it is not Gry’s reason. Gry is only running from home, riding the Red Horse which was once her father’s horse – not a woman’s. And surely she is mad, for the Red Horse talks to her… At the Fortress of Lilith the two worlds will meet, and between the two walk the...

The Unauthorized History of Trek...

BEAM UP FOR: • The operation that almost cost Spock his ears• The woman who wouldn’t stay green• The fortune-teller who predicted McCoy’s success• The Leonard “Nimsy” Christmas parade• Harlan Ellison’s letter writing campaign• Attack of the Nielsens!• The spacecraft design the US Navy stole … and much, much more! Here are the stories behind the stories, the little-known facts and legendary incidents that made Star Trek the most successful, most innovative, most enduring, most influential and most fiercely beloved SF show to ever appear on television. From Roddenberry’s first pilot to the megahit movies and first generation of spin-offs, The Unauthorized History of Trek is one of the most inspiring and fascinating stories in entertainment...

The Unauthorized Trekkers’ Guide to the Next Generation and Deep Space Nine...

• Episodes detailed – plot setting, action, writers, directors, stars and special guests• Biographies of all major characters• Exclusive profiles of actors and actresses• Alien spacecraft and planet reports• Wormhole and Warp-speed travel tips• Starfleet ship descriptions• Trek-by-Trek series comparisons• Villains you have known and loved• The starship Enterprise connection• Behind-the-scenes beginnings and first steps• Special effects and make-up...

Dark Ages

For years Fran Bennet has been haunted by a night long ago on Salisbury Plain when she was chased by a cold shadow into woods with no birds. Now, the visions are getting worse – a head luminous with decay, an animal reek lingering long after the figure has gone. Gary Martin has fared no better. He has looked infinity in the face and slunk into the shadows of life. He was once a promising schoolboy, set for University…until his interest in an antique starchart unwittingly summoned the Ravensbreed – a 9th century sect who have pledged to haunt the land and protect it from invasion in its darkest hour. That hour has now come. And all hell is about to break...

Stealer of Souls

Cat Chant has nine lives and is destined to be the next Chrestomanci. He is not best pleased when young Tonino Montana, a magically-gifted Italian, is invited to live at Chrestomanci Castle. What is so special about Tonino’s powers? When Cat and Tonino return to Chrestomanci Castle after visiting Gabriel de Wit, Cat is forced to put aside his animosity towards Tonino when they are abducted by a particularly evil enchanter, Master Spiderman. Master Spiderman is a ‘collector’ and it will take all the magic power Cat and Tonino can muster to overcome his plan to become the most powerful enchanter in the world. Related titles: Cat Chant first appears in Charmed Life. Antonio (known as Tonino) Montana first appears in The Magicians of Caprona. Christopher Chant, Gabriel de Wit, Mordecai Roberts and Miss Rosalie first appear in The Lives of Christopher Chant. Christopher Chant as Chrestomanci also appears in Witch Week and Mixed...

A Storm of Swords (Enhanced Edition)...

Stay on top of the epic story lines with annotations, glossaries, and family trees. Follow each main character’s journey with interactive maps. Explore the symbolism of every house’s sigil. In addition to hundreds of enhancements, you’ll find an excerpt of The Winds of Winter, the hugely anticipated sixth book in Martin’s series. Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavour, and still the wars rage as violently as ever. Joffrey, of House Lannister, sits on the Iron Throne. His most bitter rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeated and disgraced. But young Robb, of House Stark, still rules the North. Robb plots against his despised Lannister enemies, even as they hold his sister hostage at King’s Landing. Meanwhile, making her way across a blood-drenched continent is the exiled queen, Daenerys, mistress of the only three dragons still left in the world. . . But as opposing forces manoeuvre for the final titanic showdown, an army of barbaric wildlings arrives from the outermost line of civilization. In their vanguard is a horde of mythical Others: a supernatural army of the living dead. As the future of the land hangs in the balance, no one will rest until the Seven Kingdoms have exploded in a veritable storm of...

The Elvenbane

There will come a child. One born of human mother but fathered by the demons, possessed of magic more powerful than the elven lords! The child shall be hunted before its birth, yet shall escape the hunt and will rise up against the masters and cast them into the lowest hell… The world is run by the elvenlords. Powerful, proud and secure in their dominion they keep legions of human slaves for work and take their pleasure in elven or human concubines. The breeding of halfbreeds is strictly forbidden. Then Serina Daeth – the favoured human concubine of elven overlord Dryan – finds herself pregnant. Forced to flee into the desert, Serina dreams – as she dies – of a midwife delivering her baby, Shana; the midwife is in fact the shapechanging dragon-shaman Alara. But Shana is no ordinary child: raised by the dragons, she is destined to become the...

Remnants of Trust

A Clash of Kings (Enhanced Edition)...

Stay on top of the epic story lines with annotations, glossaries, and family trees. Follow each main character’s journey with interactive maps. Explore the symbolism of every house’s sigil. In addition to hundreds of enhancements, you’ll find an excerpt of The Winds of Winter, the hugely anticipated sixth book in Martin’s series. A comet the color of blood and flame cuts across the sky. And from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions struggle for control of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, preparing to stake their claims through tempest, turmoil, and war. It is a tale in which brother plots against brother and the dead rise to walk in the night. Here a princess masquerades as an orphan boy; a knight of the mind prepares a poison for a treacherous sorceress; and wild men descend from the Mountains of the Moon to ravage the countryside. Against a backdrop of incest and fratricide, alchemy and murder, victory may go to the men and women possessed of the coldest steel . . . and the coldest hearts. For when kings clash, the whole land...

The Hammer and the Goat...

‘It’s a story that grabbed me by the scruff of the neck and refused to let go…’ Fantasy Faction

The Rift Uprising