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Everard's Ride by Diana Wynne Jones
Ann Coburn - 2005
Five years later Danny disappears. The police have no clues. They fear he is dead, but Ellie knows better. She also knows that she is the only one who can find him.At the same time, in the world Danny and Ellie imagined, a young girl named Argent sets off on a quest of her own to reclaim a stolen dragon hatchling.As each girl makes her way closer to her goal, the boundaries between the worlds of fantasy and reality begin to blur until it's unclear where one world ends and the other begins. Gripping, compelling, and utterly absorbing, "Glint" is the story of two worlds--and two heroines--that readers will never forget.
Barbara Cool Lee - 2012
Now she is Lark y Ariane, the most powerful—and hated—of the Silver Isle's magical warrior women, whose skill with sword and sorcery make her unbeatable in battle.Fifteen years ago he was Raven yr Griffon, the idealistic prince who became a hero to the poor when he championed their secret religion of equality and peace over the nobles' faith in wealth and power. Now he is Raven the Innkeeper, a bitter and crippled man who believes in nothing, and wants only to be left alone.When they meet, they—and the Silver Isle—will be changed forever.Lark's Quest (The Deeds of the Ariane Novellas #1) is the first in the continuing series of novellas chronicling the fate of the Silver Isle.The Deeds of the Ariane novellas won the Central Florida Romance Writers' Touch of Magic Award and the San Francisco RWA's Heart to Heart Contest. They have also finaled in the Pacific Northwest Writers Association's Zola Award, the Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal Chapter's On the Far Side Awards, the Golden Network's Golden Pen, the FTHRW Golden Gateway, and the MORWA Gateway to the Best, among others.
A Stranger Magic
D.C. Akers - 2013
Until he discovers a mysterious stranger outside his home. Bewildered, he tries to uncover the stranger’s intentions. But Sam is sidetracked when he and his friend Travis discover a secret passageway deep in the town’s quarry that leads to a hidden cavern. What they uncover next will not only change their lives forever, but will uncover the first clue to a deadly Dalcome family secret. Sam finds himself drawn into a world of mystery and magic he never knew existed, which brings him closer to a destiny he never knew was possible.HAVEN SERIES: Known as a place of refuge, Haven is a sanctuary for those with supernatural abilities. Decades of peace between the Witches, Vampires, Goblins, Elves, and Orcs is coming to an end. Now the once tranquil world is shrouded in deception and corruption. Dark secrets tear at the very fabric of their alliance giving way to an evil that stirs in the shadows. Exhilarating and utterly gripping, the HAVEN series is an action-packed journey full of suspense, magic, mystery, and intrigue.HAVEN: A Stranger Magic is the first Novella in the HAVEN series by author D.C. Akers. This Novella contains 28,817 words, and about 172 pages in print form.
The Bone Knife
Intisar Khanani - 2012
Born with a deformed foot, she feigns indifference to the pity and insults that come her way. Wary of all things beautiful, Rae instantly distrusts their latest visitor: an appallingly attractive faerie. Further, his presence imperils the secret her sister guards. But when the local townspeople show up demanding his blood, Rae must find a way to protect both her sister’s secret and their guest. Even if that means risking herself.The Bone Knife is currently unavailable for sale / download.
Emily Martha Sorensen - 2016
She's always wanted to be a paleontologist, and is now in college studying to become one. But a chance meeting at the American Musuem of Natural History turns her world upside down. Because, millions of years after dragons have gone extinct, there's an egg that seems to be unexpectedly . . . alive. The egg knows what he wants. He wants Rose and a stranger, Henry, to be his new parents. But can three strangers of two different species become a family? A 14,000 word G-rated new adult fantasy.
Rachel E. Carter - 2016
Prodigy. Mage. Perfect for fans of Throne of Glass, Falling Kingdoms, and Tamora Pierce.This prequel novella is set before the events of The Black Mage series. Novella follows Prince Darren as a child through adolescence and his first run-in with Ryiah at the Academy of Magic. Readers discover the dark backstory between the two princes and their father, as well as the ensuing events that shaped Darren into the Academy’s most illustrious mage.
Kilenya Series Books One, Two, and Three
Andrea Pearson - 2012
A mysterious key. A quest to save the world. Over 85,000 downloads! Jacob Clark is a typical 14-year-old. At least, until a pack of wolves chases him out of our world and into Eklaron. There, he discovers he has special powers—ones that can help the people in his new world. As long as the covetous Lorkon don’t catch up with him first. To save himself and his new people, Jacob must go on a potentially deadly quest. With no one to trust and no way to return home, Jacob has to make a choice: risk his life or do nothing and put Earth and Eklaron in grave danger. Kilenya Series Books One, Two, and three are the first three of six books in a best-selling series of YA paranormal stories. If you like fast-paced adventure, magical quests, and original monsters and magic systems, then you’ll love this installment in Andrea Pearson’s Kilenya series. Buy Kilenya Series Books One, Two, and Three to start the magical adventure today!
The Edge Chronicles Standalone: The Lost Barkscrolls
Paul Stewart - 2001
The Lost Barkscrolls include the stories CLOUD WOLF, THE SLAUGHTERER'S QUEST, THE BLOODING OF RUFUS FILATINE and THE STONE PILOT.Unfortunately, this book is no longer in print. However, These four stories have now been included in the four most recent UK editions of the original books.- Cloud Wolf is now the first five chapters of The Curse of the Gloamglozer.- The Stone Pilot is at the end of Midnight over Sanctaphrax.- The Slaughterer’s Quest is at the end of The Last of the Sky Pirates.- The Blooding of Rufus Filatine is at the end of Freeglader.
A Hollow Dream of Summer's End
Andrew Van Wey - 2012
All seasons must end.For three fifth-grade friends, this summer's last sleepover takes a dark turn when a game goes wrong and a creature as old as time itself rises from the dark woods to claim them. Trapped high in a treehouse by a twisted monster below, their friendship is tested as they discover the true meaning of terror. Tonight, they must fight for their lives to keep out the nightmare, and the madness it brings. There is no escape. There is no salvation. There is only the treehouse, the hungering horror below, and the dawn that may never come...A Hollow Dream of Summer's End is the Opening Chapter in a Harrowing Series, where Fantasy meets Horror at Childhood's End. 28,000 words // 106 pages // Horror - Thriller
Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies
J.K. Rowling - 2016
William McGonagall is celebrated as the worst poet in British history. There was something irresistible to me about his name, and the idea that such a brilliant woman might be a distant relative of the buffoonish McGonagall.’ – J.K. RowlingPottermore Presents is a collection of J.K. Rowling’s writing from the Pottermore archives: short reads originally featured on pottermore.com with some exclusive new additions. These eBooks, with writing curated by Pottermore, will take you beyond the Harry Potter stories as J.K. Rowling reveals her inspiration, intricate details of characters’ lives and surprises from the wizarding world.These stories of heroism, hardship and dangerous hobbies profile two of the Harry Potter stories’ most courageous and iconic characters: Minerva McGonagall and Remus Lupin. J.K. Rowling also gives us a peek behind the closed curtains of Sybill Trelawney’s life, and you’ll encounter the reckless, magical-beast-loving Silvanus Kettleburn along the way.Cover art by MinaLima
We Three Heroes
Lynette Noni - 2018
They are her heroes, and like all heroes, they each have their own story.Meet the real D.C. in Crowns and Curses and discover how she becomes the princess Alex once despised but now adores.Follow Jordan on his healing journey in Scars and Silence as he struggles in the wake of being rescued from his living nightmare.Walk beside Bear in Hearts and Headstones as he faces an unspeakable trauma while helping his world prepare for the coming war.D.C., Jordan and Bear are the heroes of their own stories. It is time for their stories to be told.
Alice Parker's Metamorphosis
Nicola Palmer - 2011
Aches and pains have started, she hardly sleeps and her craving for fruit is out of control. Suddenly she is top of the class in every subject. Feeling at odds with the world and being bullied by the 'coven' at school, Alice can't take much more. Only when she collapses and experiences a life-changing transformation does she learn why she is different. But with this new identity comes responsibility and Alice isn't convinced she can rise to the challenge. She just wants to be normal! The fact is she's anything but.Forgotten tales of a magical society are catapulted into the daily life of strong, memorable female characters who readers will grow to love. An intriguing blend of realism, suspense and fantasy, a must-read for girls of 7+.