Fantasy e-book listings

Fantasy Friday
New Books (10/27 – 11/02)

From Krampus to The Dead of Winter, some of the most anticipated e-books come out this week!

Heart of the Dragon’s Realm by Karalynn Lee
Princess Kimri is used to betrayal. Her brother sold her to a king in exchange for swords to defend his lands. King Tathan’s reputation is as fierce as that of his mountain kingdom—where dragons are said to guard the castle walls—but the realms are unstable enough without angering the mountain-king, so Kimri reluctantly agrees to the union.
Publisher: Carina Press (October 29, 2012) ASIN: B008O53WGC

Beneath a Darkening Moon (Ripple Creek) by Keri Arthur
Savannah Grant still harbors deep secrets and carries emotional scars from a love affair gone bad many years ago. She has tried to bury her heartbreak in her job as chief ranger of the Ripple Creek werewolf reservation. But now someone is murdering humans on her turf, and the pattern matches a series of deaths she witnessed a decade ago: the same year that she met—and lost—the love of her life.
Publisher: Dell (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B007WKENH2

The Council of Blades: Forgotten Realms by Paul Kidd
War cares little for the troubles of the aristocracy. As a terrible new weapon obliterates the age of courtly battle, an intelligent but plain princess and her companions—an addled young inventor and a kleptomaniac firebird—find themselves forced into a battle for survival in a suddenly very deadly world.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B008ADFHAC

Dead of Winter by Lee Collins
Cora and her husband hunt things—things that shouldn’t exist. When the marshal of Leadville, Colorado, comes across a pair of mysterious deaths, he turns to Cora to find the creature responsible, but if Cora is to overcome the unnatural tide threatening to consume the small town, she must first confront her own tragic past as well as her present.
Publisher: Angry Robot (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B007WL0KNM

Dead Spots by Melissa F. Olson
Scarlett Bernard knows about personal space: step within ten feet of her, and any supernatural spells or demonic forces are instantly defused—vampires and werewolves become human again, and witches can’t get out so much as a “hocus pocus.” This special skill makes her a null and very valuable to Los Angeles’s three most powerful magical communities, who utilize her ability to scrub crime scenes clean of all traces of the paranormal to keep humanity, and the LAPD, in the dark.
Publisher: 47North (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B007ZDKENS

Death’s Apprentice: A Grimm City Novel by K. W. Jeter and Gareth Jefferson Jones
Built on top of the gates of Hell, Grimm City is the Devil’s capital on earth. A place where every coffee shop, nightclub and shopping mall is the potential hunting ground for a ghost, a demon, or any of the other supernatural entities that inhabit the Grimm City world.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B007XSNHYI

Krampus: The Yule LordKrampus: The Yule Lord by Brom
Santa Claus, my dear old friend, you are a thief, a traitor, a slanderer, a murder, a liar, but worst of all you are a mockery of everything for which I stood. You have sung your last ho, ho, ho, for I am coming to take your head. I am coming to take back what is mine, to take back Yuletide.Publisher: Harper Voyager (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B007JLK8TQ

The Lion in Chains: A Foreworld SideQuest (The Foreworld Saga) by Mark Teppo and Angus Trim
Many were displeased with the “peace” King Richard of England brokered in the Holy Land, and his return from the Crusades wasn’t greeted with cheers, but rather shackles. Now a “guest” of the Holy Roman Emperor, the Lion-Hearted is being held for an exorbitant ransom…so much money that it seems unlikely that the silver will make its way from Britain to Germany.
With a surprising cast of characters, The Lion in Chains is a Foreworld SideQuest that illuminates a decisive moment in European history in an unexpected way, revealing another secret in the long-reaching narrative of the Shield-Brethren.
Publisher: 47North (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B008N1VXPE

The Mage in the Iron Mask: Forgotten Realms by Brian Thomsen
Mulmaster, nicknamed the “City of Danger,” is the next stop on Volothamp Geddarm’s research trip for his upcoming Guide to the Monsoon, and maybe his final resting place when the bailing out of a friend from the Mulmaster prison embroils Volo in a sinister plot that threatens the tenuous political stability of all Faerun.
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B008ADFJ1E

Out for Blood (House of Comarré) by Kristen Painter
After nearly dying at the hands of the Aurelian, Chrysabelle finds new determination to move beyond life as a comarré. That is until the Kubai Mata bring a new task to her doorstep: rescue the child Tatiana has kidnapped, or Mal becomes enemy number one.
Publisher: Orbit (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B0076DD8IU

The Shattered Dark by Sandy Williams
McKenzie was a normal college student, save for one little twist: she’s a shadow reader, someone who can both see the fae and track their movements between our world and the Realm. It’s a gift for which she has been called insane, one for which she has risked family and friends—and one that has now plunged her into a brutal civil war between the fae.
Publisher: Ace (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B008EXO25Y

Stray Souls (Magicals Anonymous) by Kate Griffin
When Sharon Li unexpectedly discovers she’s a shaman, it’s not a moment too soon: London’s soul is lost. Using her new found oneness with the City, she sets about saving London from inevitable demise, but the problem is she has no clue where to start. Meanwhile, a mysterious gate has opened, and there are creatures loose that won’t wait for her to catch up before they go out hunting. Now Sharon and her motley crew of magical misfits must find a way to save the world…
Publisher: Orbit (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B008CIY7RO

A Trace of Moonlight (Abby Sinclair) (Abby Sinclair) by Allison Pang
Abby’s pact with a daemon—whether or not she remembers making it—is binding, so she’d better count herself lucky that (in the words of a daemon who knows better) there’s nearly always a loophole. But her friends’ reckless attempts to free her, well intentioned though they may be, set off a disastrous chain of events. In no time at all, Abby turns her incubus lover mortal, then gets herself killed, cursed, and married to an elven prince whose mother wants her dead. On top of everything else, she’s lost the Key to the Cross Roads to her mortal enemy, who promptly uses his restored power to wreak havoc on the Other World and put its very existence in jeopardy. Only one person can make things right again, but to find her, Abby must place her trust in allies of mixed loyalties, and conquer her nightmares once and for all.
Publisher: Pocket Books (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B007EE4MX6

The Wisdom of the Shire: A Short Guide to a Long and Happy Life by Noble Smith and Peter S. Beagle
In The Wisdom of the Shire, Noble Smith sheds a light on the life-changing ideas tucked away inside the classic works of J.R.R. Tolkien and his most beloved creation—the stouthearted Hobbits.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books (October 30, 2012) ASIN: B0087OSRGA

 

 

 

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