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Ascension: The Complete Trilogy


Justin DePaoli - 2018
     After stumbling upon an ancient rune in a dark cave, Corina Vyliss is awarded with immense power. And a death sentence. To stay alive, she'll have to defeat an immortal emperor possessed by the voice of God, rout armies empowered by terrifying sorcery, and outwit conniving deities vying for the future of the world. Those might be tall tasks for anyone, but Corina is a Possessor. And there hasn't been one of those in the world for centuries. Until now.

Awakenings


Hally Willmott - 2013
    Until now. When Jacey was two, her parents fled the protection of their birthplace, the mystical dimension of Nemele. Leaving was the only solution her parents believed might allow them to keep their family together and alive.The Adisons have been running from a sect of iniquitous beings from Nemele who covet Jacey. Her parents have repressed their adversaries’ relentless tracking efforts by not utilizing their own mystical powers. They have chosen to conceal themselves within the only realm they knew they’d be able to survive. They are living under their self-imposed powerless sanctions on Earth, which constitutes the nineteenth nation of Nemele. Her parents have never revealed their true identities to Jacey, consequently keeping her true lineage and unique birthright from her. Jacey’s family has pretended to be non-magical humans as a ploy to prevent an ancient omnipotent entity from killing more innocent beings in its relentless quest to possess Jacey.Born as an anomaly, Jacey possesses rare abilities that both virtuous and corrupt entities seek to use as their own. Should either side prevail, Jacey may be the saviour or downfall of every world within Nemele’s domains. Blindly thrust into life and death situations, Jacey learns of her true powers within her dreaming and conscious states.

Soul Fire


Aprille Legacy - 2013
    Despite this, she still feels like an outsider, like a shoe that doesn’t quite fit. Halfway through her eighteenth year, she begins to notice changes around her, such as the fact that she has a stalker who can hold fire in his bare hands, or the dreams that she can turn into reality.After a series of mishaps, Rose finds herself in an alternate realm, brought there to hone the magical power she was born with. Even here, though, Rose feels set apart. The Academy Masters treat her differently than the others. Her assigned soul mate avoids her when he should be working with her. Despite all this, Rose begins to grow into something no one could’ve seen coming; a hero.With her, nothing is as it should be, and she decides to find out why. Soon she discovers that not everything about this new world is what it seems. Least of all her.

The Fire Thief


Gwynn White - 2019
    The ground shook with your hidden power. That’s when the race to find you began. Now we have you, the real war can start.”Obey. Work hard. Give thanks. Be fearful.That’s what Stasha has been told for the past eighteen years. Be grateful for your enslavement. It will keep you safe from the fae. Work hard for all you have. Or stay out in the snow to be hunted by monsters. Marry the man who buys you. Give everything to the deity that offers you protection in exchange for your miserable life.Stasha is done serving those who allow the people she loves to die.In a last-ditch effort to free herself and her best friend Klaus, Stasha steals two silver coins from a dangerous stranger. Just enough money for them to disappear and start a new life together.But Stasha couldn’t have chosen a worse target for her thievery.Prince Averin has been tracking the power that shook the world for nearly two decades. He never expected his search to end at a scrappy orphan who stole his money. Her power could be the key to ending the centuries-long war waged by the fae against his kingdom. And now that he has her, he’s not letting her go.Then it happened. Something that changed everything. Something so devastating no one saw it coming. Now Stasha has no choice but to set the world on fire.Lovers of Bella Forrest, Sarah J. Maas, and Leigh Bardugo will devour The Fire Thief by New York Times bestselling authors Erin St. Pierre and Gwynn White.Click to join the adventure.

Cast in Firelight


Dana Swift - 2021
    But after years of rivalry from afar, Adraa and Jatin only agree on one thing: their reunion will be anything but sweet.Only, destiny has other plans and with the criminal underbelly of Belwar suddenly making a move for control, their paths cross...and neither realizes who the other is, adopting separate secret identities instead.Between dodging deathly spells and keeping their true selves hidden, the pair must learn to put their trust in the other if either is to uncover the real threat. Now Wickery's fate is in the hands of rivals..? Fiancées..? Partners..? Whatever they are, it's complicated and bound for greatness or destruction.The first book in an epic, heart-pounding fantasy duology about two royal heirs betrothed to be married, but whose loyalties are torn, and a ruthless enemy who threatens their world, perfect for fans of Sabaa Tahir, Hafsah Faizal, and Renée Ahdieh.

Lady of Dreams


W.R. Gingell
    But Clovis's dreams are also real, giving her a glimpse into the lives of those around her...When a moment of unthinking sympathy twines Clovis's dreams with the bored, playful composer Yong-hwa, she must decide whether to keep dreaming in the comfort of her chaise lounge, or to awaken into a reality that is by no means so sure or familiar as her dreams.

Throne of Lies


Sara Secora - 2016
    She finds herself forever torn between duty and desire—desperately craving freedom, yet bound by the burden of her bloodline. With the realm of Vataenya divided by intolerance, and stained by a veiled and violent past, none take kindly to those who are different. For Amethysta’s sake, her mother must conceal her daughter’s mystifying secret from all—including from Amethysta herself.Once driven to her wit’s end, Amethysta sets out on an unrelenting search for answers that will leave her teetering on the very edge of anguish and strife. With each harrowing turn, Amethysta encounters devastating loss, uncovers the mortifying unknown, and comes face to face with the calamitous heartache that awaits her. All the while, an enigmatic blue glow sleeps below the surface, ready to unfold a world of chaos.

The Study Series Bundle


Maria V. Snyder - 2008
    Follow her amazing journey through Maria V. Snyder's breathtaking fantasy series, which New York Times bestselling author Mercedes Lackey calls "engaging and entirely original...fascinating in its rich detail." Bundle includes Poison Study, Magic Study and Fire Study, Assassin Study!

God of the Sun


Kimberly Loth - 2017
     But I had to cross the fog. Otherwise my sister—my best friend—would lose her unborn child. All because of an unexpected prophecy. Now I had to go to Sol, a place where they murdered my people for sport. It wouldn’t matter that I was a prince, they would see me as an enemy. Not only that, I had to find a way to convince their princess to marry me. If I failed…then death would come upon us all. But first. The baby would die. With breathless romance, unexpected betrayal, and a ruthless hidden dictator, this incredible fantasy will leave you begging for more. Download it now!

Emergence


S.G.D. Singh - 2016
    Until the night her grandfather arrives home mysteriously injured, accompanied by a terrifying stranger. Asha begins to suspect that nothing is what it seems when she is abruptly sent to Punjab, India to live with relatives she never knew she had. Joined by her best friend, Lexi, and her newfound cousin, Nidhan, Asha is soon drawn to an unusual place where the three of them learn that our World is much more than it appears. And there is a good reason people are afraid of the dark. Meet The Infernal Guard: Shape-shifting Jodha warriors, Seers of various psychic Talents, Healers, Illusionists, and weapons-creating Tvastars. They are the gifted few who fight to protect our realm from demonic Underworlders escaping the seven lower dimensions of Hindu Mythology's Fourteen Worlds. As the next generation of heroes from around the globe gathers to begin training, Asha discovers true love and a family in her friends and instructors. But something in the darkness knows that she alone possesses the rarest Talent of all. Now Asha must find the courage and strength to risk everything she has gained before a devouring evil like no other The Infernal Guard has ever faced destroys our realm's very existence.

Diviner's Prophecy


Nicolette Andrews - 2013
    A sorcerer took away her past leaving her with little more than her name. When she discovers that the sorcerer took her memories to cover up a plot that threatens her kingdom, she realizes it is up to her to stop him. But she has to break her curse first, and that means finding the sorcerer. He never intended for her to remember, so she must rely on her ability to see into the future to guide her. But it will not be an easy task, the spell weakened her powers and her visions are unclear. The few clues she has, lead her to court where she is plunged into a world of royal intrigue. Though many offer assistance, no help comes without a price. There is no one she can trust, or so she thought. Her visions bring her to Prince Adair. His reputation as a rogue proceeds him and Maea fears he is just like the other courtiers. But he may be the key to revealing the sorcerer’s identity. He offers to aid in her search and asks for nothing in return. Maea doubts his motives but her visions do not lie. She foresees a dire future if the sorcerer and his allies cannot be stopped. As she unravels the mystery surrounding her curse, she finds the plot goes deeper than she could imagine and if she does not hurry, the sorcerer will unleash an ancient evil that will destroy her kingdom.

Trapped In Silver


E Sowden - 2017
    To seventeen-year-old Ava, wild woodcats, hungry stragglers, and simple-minded townsfolk are the evils she’s grown accustomed to. But when Ethan, an unusual man with eyes of smoke and fire opal, enters her world she quickly understands that there are worse things out there than drunken men and carnivorous forest creatures. She’s a specialised liar and a hell of a fighter, but against a group of animalistic men called Berserkers she struggles to survive the encounter as the desperate swing of a dagger is all it takes to change her life for good. Half-dead and hunted by the Berserker’s leader when he forms a monstrous obsession with her, Ava escapes his pursuit in an unfamiliar land full of impossible creatures, unlikely allies, and the man she doesn’t know whether to kiss or kill. But after dreadful news of her missing brother surfaces, Ava becomes more involved in the centuries-long war and begins to unravel the reasons behind her relentless nightmares, discovering truths long-buried in a violent history of love, loss and betrayal.

Magic-Price


C.L. Schneider - 2013
    Scorned and reviled for the deadly side of their spells, the Shinree are bred as slaves. Their magic is suppressed by drugs and used only as it serves the purposes of the other races. Descended from a long line of soldiers, Ian is conscripted into the Rellan army and made to fight in their longstanding conflict against the ruthless Langorian invaders. The downfall of Rella imminent, Ian goes against orders and turns to the Crown of Stones, an ancient Shinree relic of untold power. Ignorant of its true purpose, Ian uses the crown to end the war, and pays a terrible price. A decade later, still tortured by the aftermath of that day, Ian lives as a bounty hunter in self-imposed exile. Having renounced his magical heritage, he curbs his obsession with a steady stream of wine and regret. He struggles to put it all behind him, until a fateful encounter with a pretty assassin brings Ian’s past crashing into the present. Targeted by a rogue Shinree, and a ruthless old enemy, Ian is forced to use magic again. His deadly addiction is rekindled and his life of isolation is brought to a swift end. With the land he gave up everything to protect once more in jeopardy, and his people’s future at stake, Ian becomes embroiled in a violent race for control of the Crown of Stones. To save the realms and those he cares for, Ian must embrace the thing he fears most: his own power.

A Ranger's Tale


Mysti Parker - 2010
    A half-breed former pirate wants nothing more than to escape his guilty past. Easier said than done...Caliphany Aranea, nearly a century old, leads an enviable life as high elf King Leopold's niece and daughter of Sirius, Leogard's most famous wizard. She is expected to follow in her father's footsteps to lead the Mage Academy and to marry a man she doesn't even like. Yet, she craves a taste of life outside the city walls.As a young boy, half-elf Galadin Trudeaux witnessed his parents' death at the hands of pirates. After being raised by those same murderers and forced to do their bidding, he escaped and now lives an honest life as a sea merchant and ranger.When two brutes at Leogard Harbor attempt to kidnap Caliphany while she dreams of faraway lands, Galadin comes to her rescue. Impressed by his skills, she asks him to train her as a ranger. Though he is hesitant at first to train a woman of her class, Caliphany's hefty sack of gold finally persuades him. Unfortunately, her father is not amused, and the two must escape before Caliphany faces a forced marriage and Galadin faces a noose.From that moment on, to the finale, where Caliphany must decide where her heart truly lies, she and Galadin embark on a fateful journey that will change their lives forever. Can they survive the trials and tragedies ahead to find a love that stands the test of time?Read this exciting first book in the standalone Tallenmere series to find out!

Under the Blue


Josephine Dillon - 2011
    Drawn into his dream world by a darkness he cannot detect, he unknowingly opens the door to the other side. As the darkness begins to consume him, he becomes less and less human. Under The Blue is a story of two brothers caught in the middle of a timeless war between good and evil. As the story unfolds, they will soon learn what it is like to be only human. This is the first of seven books in The Blue Series. I am currently working on the last book, Volume 7, due this Summer, 2014. (16+ Contains profanity, violence, homosexual situations.)