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Curse of the Fey: A Modern Arthurian Legend by Alessa Ellefson
The Weather Fairies: #1-7
Daisy Meadows - 2004
Now they're helping the Weather Fairies, who use their magical feathers to bring weather to Fairyland. At least that's what they're supposed to do -- but when the feathers disappear, the weather gets all mixed up! Can Rachel and Kirsty help their friends find their feathers? Includes Crystal the Snow Fairy, Abigail the Breeze Fairy, Pearl the Cloud Fairy, Goldie the Sunshine Fairy, Evie the Mist Fairy, Storm the Lightning Fairy, and Hayley the Rain Fairy.
Violet Chaser: Faerie Princess
Erica Reeder - 2016
Me in particular. Of course, the bad news is I actually am one. Or at least I used to be. As soon as I realized I was better at throwing punches than kissing babies, I split. I ran so far I thought that life would never find me. And it didn’t until a faerie was murdered in New York City. The last thing I want is to be dragged back into that hell, but if I don’t find answers about who is killing faeries, my entire race could be in jeopardy. Then just when I think things can’t get any worse, I meet the one man who could ruin everything. He’s delicious, intense, and has these blue eyes that make me forget my name. Oh, did I mention he’s a vampire? Yeah, as far as faeries go, it doesn’t get more deadly than vampires. So why can’t I seem to stay away from him? I’m Cy Vanguard. Bounty Hunter. Faerie Princess. Call me what you want. But if you’re the one who murdered that faerie, you better hope you’re running when I find you. Being cited as "Great for True Blood fans!" and "This author rates right up there with Laurell K Hamilton, Charlene Harris (True Blood)" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Violet Chaser is a serial Urban Fantasy. This novel is the first of many to come in the world of Cy Vanguard, AWOL faerie princess. If you like books with kick-ass heroines, bad boys, and the fate of an entire race hanging in the balance (oh, did I mention fairies and vampires too?!) then check out Violet Chaser. The wit will keep you laughing. The mystery will keep you guessing. And the attitude will keep you coming back for more. Nevermore is a full length novel and the continuation to the adventures of Cy Vanguard, AWOL faerie princess. This is the book for you if you like a: -Faerie -Vampire -Baddass heroine -Bad Boy -Princess -Pixie -Paranormal Romance -Urban Fantasy
The Art of Faery
David Riche - 2003
Each illustrator has chosen his or her favorite pieces, and all the artists reveal their inspiration, preferred techniques, and working methods. Every medium is represented in images by Jasmine Becket, Linda Biggs, James Browne, Ryu Takeuchi, Paulina Stuckey, Linda Ravenscroft, and others.
Fae: The Wild Hunt
Graham Austin-King - 2014
The fae... The stuff of bedtime stories and fables. But sometimes the faerie tales are true. Sometimes they are a warning... For a hundred generations the fae have been locked away from the world, in the cold, the Outside. They have faded out of sight and mind, into myth and folklore. But now the barriers are weakening and they push against the tattered remnants of the Wyrde as they seek a way to return. As a new religion spreads across the world, sweeping the old ways and beliefs away before it, a warlike people look across the frozen ocean towards the shores of Anlan, hungry for new lands. War is coming, even as the Wyrde of the Droos is fading. As the fae begin to force their way through the shreds of the Wyrde, will mankind be able to accept the truth concealed in the tales of children in time to prepare for the Wild Hunt?
The Tower in Ho-Ho Wood and Other Stories
Enid Blyton - 1989
Contents:1 7 The enchanted gloves2 25 The Elm-Tree and the willow3 29 Bad Luck, Wily Weasel!4 39 The meddlesome butterfly5 43 The little toy farm6 68 The bird man7 73 The little green donkey8 83 Oh, bother my hair!9 94 Black bibs10 101 The tower in ho-ho wood11 140 The tail that wouldn’t wag12 145 Susan sweet and Sally sour13 159 The train that lost Its way14 186 Lightwing the swallow
C. Gockel - 2017
From humble beginnings, Tara’s managed to work her way into a great job researching Dark Energy, aka “magic,” in Chicago. She has a beautiful house she renovated with her own hands, and a loving extended family, but she hasn’t found her soulmate … Not that she believes in soulmates. Lionel is a Light Elf. Despite being of dubious heritage and being born a peasant, he’s risen in the ranks to serve the Elf Queen. Like all true elves, Lionel has a soulmark to identify his soulmate … He just hasn’t found her yet. When Lionel’s and Tara’s lives collide and Dark Elves strike, they’re forced to work together or perish. Friendship and more grows between them, but dangers loom … Tara is more important than she knows, and Lionel is more important than he wants to admit. Both of them have choices to make. Will Lionel choose a “perfect” love over Tara? How much is Tara willing to give up for a happily ever after? They might find that in an uncertain world, the love you struggle for is the only certain thing.
Burden of Blood
Wenona Hulsey - 2011
All she wants is a blissfully normal life in the small, Alabama town where she was born. But as generations of power running through her veins start to wake up, an ancient grudge is ignited that threatens to push her over the edge. She can hardly believe in what she is, let alone that a dark force will not stop until she's joins them. Or is dead.Nicole Keenan's life enters into a dangerous dance with warriors and gothic fairies. Southern tradition collides with Irish folklore as she learns about love, heartbreak, and the Burden of Blood.
Rogues of Magic
J.T. Williams - 2018
But in the Far North, he discovers a secret. Magic, long thought lost to the world, is alive. The genocide to destroy every elf, wizard, and sacred being of old is not yet complete. Sviska's masters work the strings of the world and he has been sent for a task he does not even fully understand yet. When at last he feels he has what he has always wanted, darkness falls upon the world.Forced to rise up to face an enemy more terrible than any he has ever met, Sviska comes to a moral crossroad. The Rogues of Magic rise but will Sviska be the blade that unites them all or strikes those of magic from the world forever? In this Tale of the Dwemhar trilogy, prepare yourself for a war that will bring about the gods of old, the remnants of the many races of magic, and follow a man in his journey to awaken that which sleeps deep within himself.
Ann Marston - 1999
Called home from a lonely exile, he finds his father fallen into shadow. And worse.For the Maedun conquest of Gareth's homeland is complete. The standing stones are silent, their webs of magic torn asunder. The Rune Blade called "Bane" has been lost forever to dark sorcery, and the somber riders rule the islands that were once home to Gareth's people.Darigan stared at my ragged, wet figure. "Are you then Prince of Skai?" "No, " I said, sheathing my sword. "My father yet lives. Barley." And the meeting that would reshape my fate--for good or ill--had come to pass on the steep slopes of Cloudbearer, the mountain of kings, or prophecies, and of death.
The Language of Stones
Robert Carter - 1999
Young Will and Master Gwydion, a wizard, struggle to save the Realm from the stones of power. A kind of magic flows through the veins of the earth in the Realm and this is used by wizards and misused by sorcerers to change history.The Realm is poised for war. Its weak king - Hal, grandson of a usurper - is dominated by his beautiful wife and her lover. Against them stands Due Richard of Ebor and his allies. The two sides are set on a bloody collision course. Gwydion is watching over the realm. He has walked the land since before the time of the druids, since before the Slavers came to subdue the people. Gwydion was here when Arthur rode to war: then they called him 'Merlyn'. But for his young apprentice, Willand, a fearsome lesson in the ways of men and power lies ahead.The Realm is an England that is still magical. Legendary beasts still populate its by-ways. It is a land criss-crossed by lines of power upon which standing stones have been set as a secret protection against invasion. But the power of the array was broken by the Slaver who laid straight roads across the land, and built walled cities of shattered stone.A thousand years have passed since then, and those roads and walls have fallen into decay. The dangerous stones are awakening, and their unruly influence is calling men to battle. Unless Gwydion and Will can unearth them, the Realm will be plunged into a disastrous civil war. But there are many enemies ranged against them: men, monsters and a sorcerer as powerful as Gwydion himself.
Araya Evermore - 2014
An exiled Dragon Lord struggling with his destiny. A young woman terrified of an ancient prophecy she has set in motion.He came through the Dark Rift hunting for those who had escaped his wrath. Unchecked, his evil spread. Now, the world hangs on a knife-edge and all seems destined to fall. But when the dark moon rises a goddess awakens, and nothing can stop the prophecy unfolding.The Dread Dragons came when the sun set, hunting for the one of prophecy. Her homeland razed and her family murdered, Issa alone escapes the slaughter. Fleeing from the undead hordes of Baelthrom, she is thrown helplessly into the battle for the fate of the world. But when a forgotten goddess speaks to her, she discovers she has magical powers beyond her wildest dreams… or worst nightmares.Asaph, exiled prince of a lost kingdom and last of the mighty, shapeshifting Dragon Lords, has dreamed of Issa his whole life. Even as he struggles against the dragon awakening within him, he must find the woman who haunts him, or die trying.The world hangs between the darkness and the light but only the hidden powers of a young woman can save it.
Janine K. Spendlove - 2011
Eirnin's silver eyes, now showing hints of bright yellow, widened in astonishment as he stared, transfixed, at the red blood dripping from the wound on Story's foot."What are you?"A simple question with a not-so-simple answer for seventeen-year-old Story, who finds herself, a lone human, thrust in the middle of a war between creatures she once thought only existed in faerie tales.
Faeries, Elves and Goblins: The Old Stories
Rosalind Kerven - 2013
Interspersed with spotlight features on faery folklore, including fascinating quotes drawn from medieval manuscripts and both written and oral folklore, these tales cover faery morals, elvish misdemeanors, the spells cast by goblins, and the sightings of the creatures, as well as their dealings with mortals. The enchanting stories, rewritten to engage a new generation, are each attributed to a British region. With charming illustrations from favorite illustrators throughout, this book reminds readers of the enduring appeal of folklore and mystery for all generations.
The Witches of Avalon
Lavinia Collins - 2015
She learns quickly and soon makes a name for herself in Camelot. Yet with war on the horizon, she puts more trust in her magic books and the sword Excalibur than in the people around her. Morgan is never safe from the sinister, shape-shifting Merlin, or from the marriage plans that young King Arthur has made for her in order to secure his realm. Will she listen to Merlin’s dark advice? And how far is she willing to go in her quest for freedom? “It is as well to frighten people as to seduce them to get what you want.” Enter Morgan’s world...