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Diablo: Demonsbane


Robert B. Marks - 2000
    That struggle has now come to the mortal realm...and neither Man nor Demon nor Angel will be left unscathed.... What was to have been a victorious last stand against the demonic invasion of Entsteig has instead become a massacre. Only Siggard remains, a warrior unable to remember the final hours of the battle, driven by the carnage he experienced and the void in his mind to avenge those slain by the army of darkness. As he hunts the demon lord who butchered everything dear to him, Siggard also pieces together the truth of that terrible battle...and finds that his nightmare is only just beginning. An original tale of swords, sorcery, and timeless struggle based on the bestselling, award-winning M-rated electronic game from Blizzard Entertainment. Intended for mature readers.

Winter Witch


Elaine Cunningham - 2010
    Farther south, a young mapmaker with a penchant for forgery discovers that his sham treasure maps have begun striking gold.This is the story of Ellasif, a barbarian shield maiden who will stop at nothing to recover her missing sister, and Declan, the ne'er-do-well young spellcaster-turned-forger who wants only to prove himself to the woman he loves. Together they'll face monsters, magic, and the fury of Ellasif's own cold-hearted warriors in their quest to rescue the lost child. Yet when they finally reach the ice-walled city of Whitethrone, where trolls hold court and wolves roam the streets as men, will it be too late to save the girl from the forces of darkness?From New York Times best seller Elaine Cunningham comes a fantastic new adventure of swords and sorcery, set in the award-winning world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

Marked for Death


Matt Forbeck - 2005
    The Eberron world will continue to grow through new roleplaying game products, novels, miniatures, and electronic games. AUTHOR BIO: Matt Forbeck has written and designed games for more than 14 years, for which he has garnered several awards. His most recent title for Wizards of the Coast was Secret of the Spiritkeeper, the kickoff novel for the Knights of the Silver Dragon(TM) young reader series for Mirrorstone(TM) Books.

Castle of Deception


Mercedes Lackey - 1992
    Kevin, a young bard, faces webs of lies and deception in a world where nothing is as it seems -- and everything is a trap for the unwary.

A Difficulty with Dwarves


Craig Shaw Gardner - 1987
    When a wizard is unable to cure his malady of magicks, he sends his apprentice Wuntnor to seek aid in the distant land of the Eastern Kingdoms which are ripe with fiendish peril.

Witch Hunter


C.L. Werner - 2004
    The dreaded Witch Hunters -- including the legendary Mathias Thulmann -- hunt out evil throughout the towns and villages of the medieval Old World, ruthlessly suppressing any of those daring to ally themselves with the Dark Powers with any means at their disposal.

Skinwalkers


Wendy N. Wagner - 2014
    Now, many years later, she’s forsaken her buccaneer ways and returned home in search of a simpler life, where she can raise her young son Kran in peace. When a strange clan of shapeshifting raiders pillages her home, however, there’s no choice for Jendara but to take up her axes once again to help the islanders defend all that they hold dear.From author Wendy N. Wagner comes a new adventure of vikings, lycanthropes, and the ties of motherhood, set in the award-winning world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

Plague of Spells


Bruce R. Cordell - 2008
    But a rare few escape death--and suffer some mystical mutation. Raidon Kane is one of those who survives, the wake of blue fire burning the sigil of the amulet he wears into his chest and binding him with all the power and responsibility it entails. With everyone he knows and cares about dead, Raidon must find within himself the strength to lead the fight against the rise of an elder evil the likes of which would be the end of mortal kind.Award-winning game designer Bruce R. Cordell depicts the rise of a monstrous nation of elder evil as only he can in this brand-new trilogy Abolethic Sovereignty. Dedicated to showcasing one of the most fascinating new aspects of the changed face of Faerûn, this trilogy is packed with the exciting battles, wizardry, and monsters that are the hallmark of Forgotten Realms novels as well as introducing a new never-before-seen element of Lovecraftian horror to Faerûn.

The Iron Throne


Simon Hawke - 1995
    In the chaos after Deismaar, Roele founded an empire that would span the continent and last a millennium.

Depths of Madness


Erik Scott de Bie - 2007
    Now it's her turn. Eldritch and forgotten arcana wait within its vaults. Twisted accidents of magic prowl its halls. Sinister forces lure the unsuspecting deeper into death or madness. Its victims don't remember how they got there. No one remembers how to get out...

Libris Mortis: The Book of the Undead


Andy Collins - 2004
    It includes information on playing undead characters and how to run or battle undead in a fight. There is new information on traditional undead creatures (liches, zombies, and so on), as well as new monsters and information on customizing monsters to any adventure. There are new rules, feats, spells, and prestige classes, as well as ready-to-run undead characters for instant play. Extensive story and campaign elements and flavor information add interest and dimension to playing or fighting undead. The book itself will be designed in prestige format, with heavy use of art throughout, a full-painted cover, and construction from premium materials.

Arena


William R. Forstchen - 1994
    Magic: The Gathering trading card role-playing game system inaugurates a new world of magic and mystery. The book includes a coupon for two rare Magic trading cards that cannot be found anywhere else.

The Saga of Larten Crepsley (Birth of a Killer / Ocean of Blood / Palace of the Damned / Brother to the Death)


Darren Shan - 2014
    Titles in This SetBook 1: Birth of a Killer, Book 2: Ocean of Blood, Book 3: Palace of the Damned, Book 4 (Hardback): Brothers to the Death

Liber Chaotica: Complete edition


Marijan von Staufer - 2005
    They were released one after another in 2003 and 2004.The books are presented in the form of the fictional writings of Richter Kless, a character of the Warhammer world. The authors take the role of an editor who goes through Kless' works, which contains studies, illustrations and excerpts from other fictional sources. The Liber Chaotica also provides background related to the Warhammer 40.000 universe, written as cryptic records of recurring visions Kless suffered. Being an account of the dark secrets and arcane law of the most terible mysteries and hidden truths of the ruinous powers (Warhammer) This book is the most in-depth examination available of the terrible Chaos powers that so threaten the Warhammer Old World, Games Workshop's grim fantasy land. Each of the four Chaos powers is examined in fascinating detail. This volume combines the classic Liber Chaotica series of background books and reveals more secrets on Chaos Undivided, which every Warhammer fan will be desperate to know. Liber Chaotica: Complete edition collecting all previous books into a single volume and including as well as a fifth volume called Liber Undivided was released in 2006.

Birthright


Richard A. Knaak - 2006
    That struggle has now spilled over into Sanctuary -- the world of men. Determined to win mankind over to their respective causes, the forces of good and evil wage a secret war for mortal souls. This is the tale of the Sin War -- the conflict that would forever change the destiny of man. Three thousand years before the darkening of Tristram, Uldyssian, son of Diomedes, was a simple farmer from the village of Seram. Content with his quiet, idyllic life, Uldyssian is shocked as dark events rapidly unfold around him. Mistakenly blamed for the grisly murders of two traveling missionaries, Uldyssian is forced to flee his homeland and set out on a perilous quest to redeem his good name. To his horror, he has begun to manifest strange new powers -- powers no mortal man has ever dreamed of. Now, Uldyssian must grapple with the energies building within him -- lest they consume the last vestiges of his humanity.