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Download E-books Skin Deep (Laura Blackstone, Book 1) PDF

By Mark Del Franco

A exciting NEW city delusion sequence FROM the writer OF UNFALLEN DEAD AND UNQUIET DREAMS.

She'll have to sustain appearances-if she desires to remain alive...

Being an secret agent has its occupational risks, yet Laura Blackstone makes it glance effortless. As a secret agent for a fey intelligence service provider, she makes use of her magical talents to create disguises which are dermis deepglamours that mustn't ever be compromised. but if Laura's worlds collide she'll have extra to fret approximately than retiring an id; she may lose her existence.

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Download E-books The Raven Warrior: The Tales of Guinevere PDF

By Alice Borchardt

With the understanding eye and fiery voice of an entire storyteller, Alice Borchardt takes us again to the fantastic global of a re-envisioned Camelot within the carrying on with stories of Guinevere. Remarkably robust, magically proficient, a fit for good friend and foe alike, Guinevere has come into womanhood—and faces a brand new dating with Lancelot that would result in the sharp-edged triangle of legend. . . .

Born of the Highlands, alongside Pictish seashores washed by way of the icy North Sea, Guinevere, Queen of the Dragon humans, has develop into a lady. She has taken the facility provided to her by way of the Dragon Throne. Now there is not any turning again. so that it will guard her liked native land from the obscene greed of the Saxon raiders, Guinevere is aware she needs to release an assault. The sub-chiefs refuse to fall according to her plans (because what does this younger factor, slightly a lady, be aware of of warfare?) and provides her a military of the lifeless, the outcast, the weakest in their younger girls and boys. however the conflict get together needs to continue. If it fails, the command of either land and sea will fall to the enemy.

Facing her first conflict opposed to the pirates on overseas seashores, and sponsored basically by means of a meager band of ill-equipped combatants, Guinevere calls upon the spirits of the lifeless to help her within the assault. Diving into the darkish, morbid depths, Guinevere without notice knows extra of hate, love, anger, and revenge than she has ever desired to. however the strength the useless offer comes at a critical cost. If she makes it in the course of the raid, she's going to be a replaced lady, in additional methods than she will be able to in all likelihood think.

Further south, Black Leg, her youth spouse, units out on his personal. it's a quest to turn into a man—a guy, he hopes, who can be valuable of the newly topped Guinevere. A shapeshifter and the son of Guinevere’s adoptive man-wolf father, Black Leg (soon to be Lancelot) feels he has a lot to learn—and much more to turn out. He discovers either his internal energy and an unmitigated ardour whilst he meets the girl of the Lake. however the trials of his trip— either psychological and physical—turn out to be extra perilous with each one step. And whilst Lancelot and Guinevere are eventually reunited, the implications of either their ordeals will unharness a torrent of suffering and desire.

With normal names brilliantly repositioned for a brand new iteration of Arthurian fans—evil Merlin, conniving Igrane, advanced Lancelot, tainted Arthur, and naturally, warrior Guinevere—Alice Borchardt’s production stands as a testomony to the facility of imagination.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Xanth 13: Isle of View PDF

By Piers Anthony

Lovelorn
Loveworn Love Lost

Perplexed Prince Dolph, Xanth's precocious shapeshifter, could be in love yet isn't really. still, he needs to selected among fiancées -- Nada the bored stiff and Electra the dull -- or all 3 of them will undergo the main dire results. fortunately a handy disaster has popped as much as distract Dolph shape his predicament -- the foal-napping of younger Che Centaur through goblins. And the one person who is aware the place Che is is a pleasant yet remarkably naive elflike gir named Jenny from the area of 2 Moons. If a person can shop the lacking centaur...she certain can't.

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Download E-books Divine by Mistake (Partholon) PDF

By P.C. Cast

The merely pleasure Shannon Parker expects whereas on summer season holiday is a bit buying. but if an old vase calls to her, she unearths herself transported to Partholon, the place she's taken care of like a goddess. a truly temperamental goddess…

Somehow Shannon has stepped into another's function because the Goddess Incarnate of Epona. And whereas there is an upside—what girl does not like plenty of pampering?—it additionally comes with a ritual marriage to a centaur and threats opposed to her new humans. Oh, and everybody disliking her simply because they suspect she's her double.

Somehow Shannon must work out tips to come again to Oklahoma with out being killed, married to a horse or wasting her mind….

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Download E-books City & Guild (Ars Magica Fantasy Roleplaying) PDF

By Timothy Ferguson

Within the 13th century cities and towns are starting to be all over the place Mythic Europe. Covenants that have been as soon as in distant forests locate themselves within reach of urban partitions, and areas that have been as soon as bring to an end from the realm at the moment are visited via investors from far-off components. for plenty of covenants, towns are a good chance; craftsmen and retailers grants something that the covenant wishes, and purchase its surplus. a few covenants are even confirmed inside of cities, or as small cities.

This complement for Ars Magica 5th version presents history at the proof of existence within the cities of medieval Europe, and principles for craftsmen and investors. smart magi may possibly turn into the best service provider princes of Europe, or achieve renown as providers of the main precious tapestries. much less smart magi may perhaps locate themselves manipulated by way of latest service provider princes, or tricked into purchasing shoddy items. With an emphasis on tales instead of accountancy, this e-book opens a brand new level on your Ars Magica saga.

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Download E-books England's Elizabeth: An Afterlife in Fame and Fantasy by Michael Dobson (2004-07-01) PDF

By Michael Dobson;Nicola J. Watson

No monarch is extra glamorous or extra arguable than Elizabeth I. The tales in which successive generations have sought to extol, clarify, or excoriate Elizabeth offer a wealthy index to the cultural heritage of English nationalism--whether they symbolize her as Anne Boleyn's discomfort orphan or because the implacable nemesis of Mary, Queen of Scots, as discovered stateswoman or as annoyed lover, persecuted princess or effective warrior queen. This ebook examines the various afterlives the Virgin Queen has lived in drama, poetry, fiction, portray, propaganda, and the cinema over the 4 centuries in view that her dying, from the aspiringly epic to the frankly kitsch. Exploring the Elizabeths of Shakespeare and Spenser, of Sophia Lee and Sir Walter Scott, of Bette Davis and of Glenda Jackson, of Shakespeare in Love and Blackadder II, it is a vigorous, lavishly-illustrated research of England's perennial fascination with a queen who's nonetheless engaged in a posthumous development in the course of the collective psyche of her state.

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Download E-books The Postmodern Fairytale: Folkloric Intertexts in Contemporary Fiction PDF

Why is Shrek one of many maximum promoting DVDs of all time? Why are shampoo ads in line with drowsing good looks? Why is it that a similar uncomplicated tales retain being informed? This research makes an attempt to give an explanation for why fairy stories maintain stoning up within the such a lot unforeseen areas and why the easiest storytellers start their stories with 'once upon a time'.

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Download E-books Equator: Best Fantasy Stories (Published in the USA as 'Vanguard') PDF

By Brian Wilson Aldiss

(Published within the united states as 'Vanguard') A fearless undercover agent crew from Earth falls into adverse fingers once they secretly land in Luna zone one zero one - Rosk territory. Tyne and Murray break out with their lives, however the 3rd guy is lifeless and while Tyne suspects that Murray is the accountable get together he prepares to confront him, in basic terms to find that he has disappeared in a banned quarter. His look for Murray leads him to a horrendous discovery - the Rosks are threatening approaching invasion of Earth-and now in basic terms Tyne can hinder it.

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