Fantasy e-book listings

Fantasy Friday
New Books (10/01 – 10/08)

From sword daughters to fallen boys, a variety of fantasy comes to your e-reader this week. Found something you like? Let IF know.

The Wildside Book of Fantasy: 20 Great Tales of Fantasy by Robert E. Howard, Paul Di Filippo, Clive Jackson, and Darre Schwetizer
The Wildside book of Fantasy presents 20 great fantasy tales by modern masters. Included are stories by Tanith Lee, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Gene Wolfe, Fritz Leiber, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Robert E. Howard, and many more. A choice selection of tales!
Publisher: Wildside Press (October 1, 2012) ASIN: B007T41E14

Between Two Fires by Christopher Buehlman
The year is 1348. Thomas, a disgraced knight, has found a young girl alone in a dead Norman village. An orphan of the Black Death, and an almost unnerving picture of innocence, she tells Thomas that plague is only part of a larger cataclysm—that the fallen angels under Lucifer are rising in a second war on heaven, and that the world of men has fallen behind the lines of conflict.
Publisher: Ace (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B008EXK672

Bladesinger: Forgotten Realms (The Fighters) by Keith Strohm
They are the half-bloods, the broken, the unforgiven.
They failed themselves and their people.
They are outcasts.
Then, in the bitter wilds of Rashemen, they receive a desperate plea they alone can answer.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B008ADFH9S

Daniel Ironstone and the Legend of EraLeon by Roderick Farmer
An ancient war. A battle lost. A feud unsettled.A people thought to be destroyed find a new homeland in the midst of the forgotten mountains. One boy, his life forged in the shadows of conflict, rises from the exiled. His people have been abandoned, but his faith is strong. Born into opposition of a cruel king, Daniel Ironstone embarks on a quest to even the score. His journey brings him to unexplored wilderness and face to face with the legendary EraLeon. With his family and his people at risk, can Daniel Ironstone overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to confront the king finish what was started generations before?
Publisher: Tate Publishing (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B008PG6E1A

Dark Currents: Agent of Hel by Jacqueline Carey
The Midwestern resort town of Pemkowet boasts a diverse population: eccentric locals, wealthy summer people, and tourists by the busload; not to mention fairies, sprites, vampires, naiads, ogres and a whole host of eldritch folk, presided over by Hel, a reclusive Norse goddess.
Publisher: Roc (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B008RD2W58

Daughter of the Sword: A Novel of the Fated Blades by Steve Bein
Mariko Oshiro is not your average Tokyo cop. As the only female detective in the city’s most elite police unit, she has to fight for every ounce of respect, especially from her new boss. While she wants to track down a rumored cocaine shipment, he gives her the least promising case possible. But the case—the attempted theft of an old samurai sword—proves more dangerous than anyone on the force could have imagined.
Publisher: Roc (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B008RD2YWO

Death’s Rival: A Jane Yellowrock Novel by Faith Hunter
For a vampire killer like Jane, having Leo Pellisier as a boss took some getting used to. But now, someone is out to take his place as Master Vampire of the city of New Orleans, and is not afraid to go through Jane to do it. After an attack that’s tantamount to a war declaration, Leo knows his rival is both powerful and vicious, but Leo’s not about to run scared. After all, he has Jane. But then, a plague strikes, one that takes down vampires and makes their masters easy prey.
Publisher: Roc (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B007P7ESS6

The Fallen Boys by Aaron Dries
Marshall Deakins has tried to come to terms with the tragic suicide of his young son. But it still tortures him. His search for answers will lead him down a twisted path paved with secrets and grotesque lies. Instead of peace he finds madness, held captive as part of a deranged plan filled with suffering…and blood. As the nature of his captors’ insanity is revealed, Marshall will need to confront the truth about his son and his own past if he hopes to have a future.
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd. (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B008846VZI

Fury’s Kiss: A Midnight’s Daughter Novel by Karen Chance
Dory is used to fighting hard and nasty. So when she wakes up in a strange scientific lab with a strange man standing over her, her first instinct is to take his head off. Luckily, the man is actually the master vampire Louis-Cesare, so he’s not an easy kill.
Publisher: Signet (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B007HU7LDA

Ghosts of Memories: A Vampire Memories Novel by Barb Hendee
With her vampire protector Philip Branté and their human companion Wade Sheffield, a former police psychologist, Eleisha Clevon searches the world for isolated vampires—and offers them sanctuary. She wants to provide a home where she can teach them to follow the Four Laws that will protect them and their kind.
Publisher: Roc (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B007P7HQTE

Heroes Lost and Found by Sheryl Nantus
Jo Tanis is still recovering from her near-death experience in Las Vegas when she receives a mysterious postcard from Harris Limox, who claims to have a promising lead on the whereabouts of the Controller. Over her boyfriend/guardian Hunter’s objections, she sets off to a sleepy Oregon town to ferret out the truth.
Publisher: Samhain Publishing, Ltd. (October 2, 2012) ASIN: B007YLTKF4

Vampire Circus (Hammer) by Mark Morris
‘Your children will die. Your community will die. To give me back my life.’The small rural community of Shettle has fallen into a decline. It is rife with crime and its inhabitants plagued by ill-fortune.
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital (October 4, 2012) ASIN: B008QYTFHG

 

 

 

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