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Darkhand by Daniel Schinhofen
The Wrath of the Orphans
Chris Philbrook - 2013
In idyllic New Picknell nearly nothing happens, and when their day to day routine is interrupted by a skirmish between an invading patrol of the dead from The Amaranth Empire and a defending force from Varrland, their world begins to come undone.With international war looming on the horizon New Picknell becomes the center of quite unwanted attention, and the twins have their world shattered. With nothing left to lose, they set out on a mission of vengeance that will take them to places they'd never dreamed of visiting, discovering mystical powers in The Way that will change their lives forever, and revealing dark knowledges best left undiscovered.Written by the author of the internet phenomenon Adrian's Undead Diary, The Wrath of the Orphans is the first book in a sprawling dark fantasy epic trilogy that is sure to thrill, charm, and disturb.
Raiya: Starter Zone
Russell Wilbinski - 2018
When he becomes the first player to reach level 100 in his favorite game, he is offered the chance to test a brand new game. Never one to read the fine print, he jumped at the chance to be the very first player to see the brand new game. But some opportunities are just too good to be true... Awaking to find himself trapped in a brand new world and struggling to survive, James must find a way to master the game and escape the world of Raiya. Angry wildlife, gargantuan monsters, and mysterious allies are not the only things he has to worry about. Will he have the backbone to do what is right and not what is easiest? Will the carefree Skree find something worth fighting for? Something worth dying for? "From the get-go it had me, I just don't want to put it down! So much Fun!" Sylvia - Amazon Customer
Alan Price and the Colossus of Rhodes (The Nephilim Chronicles, #1)
Jonathan Yanez - 2014
The defeated were sentenced to a life on earth. They were beaten, not broken. Now using their knowledge of the Ancient Wonders, they have chosen to make their move. The battle for Heaven and earth is about to begin anew. A battle humanity may not endure. ___________________________________________________________________ The Fallen have been content to live quiet lives on earth since their banishment from Heaven. Rules have been placed for human safety and their celestial counterparts police them day and night. New information will spark an uprising. The Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, holds a secret that will tip the scales of power to whatever side resurrects it first. Alan Price is a man with an army of issues. Fear, anxiety, depression and anger are only a few of the things that haunt him daily. It is only when his darkness becomes total, that his true purpose on earth is revealed. Alan is something more than human. As abilities manifest themselves, answers come in the most unexpected form. Michael knows something big is coming. Whispers in the wind are hinting at the Fallen making a move. The Archangel must gather his force and recruit those who have been deemed worthy. One name in particular holds special meaning. Alan Price is a Nephilim, a human that has been chosen to serve Heaven and granted talents of superhuman proportion. In this man more than any other, Michael senses a power even he does not understand. Now Alan is sent on a journey that will take him from the Island of Rhodes to the vast desert of the Sahara, all in a desperate race to stop the Fallen and their plan to rule both Heaven and earth. The enemy is shrewd and brutal, with no regard for human or supernatural life. In order to have any real chance at stopping the enemy, Alan must first silence the demons within.
Clan Dominance: The Sleepless Ones 1
Dem Mikhailov - 2020
He had no specific plans for his new character. Little did he know that his new nickname Rosgard would become the game's next greatest legend.Even the game's Crèche zone may contain items of interest if you're observant enough. Rosgard's find didn't just change his own life drastically — it enveloped an entire game world in a turmoil to boot! The adventuring player becomes a valued prize for Waldyra's leading clans. Our hero has to conceal his real name, since he's in danger in real world as well, and that's no game anymore. There are millions at stake — and the currency in question isn't Monopoly money. Rosgard holds the key to wealth and power in both worlds.Should you play your own game or throw in your lot with the strongest? This is the question that needs to be answered by the protagonist, whose luck is incredible. Whose side does one take without becoming a pawn in anyone's game?Clan Dominance: The Sleepless Ones is a perfect example of a classical LitRPG novel. The events in the virtual world and the events in the real world mesh closely together as the plot thickens and becomes more and more dynamic from one book to another. The series has thousands of diehard fans in Russia! Now in English — for every true fan of the genre!
Rogue Mage: Age Of Magic
Brandon Barr - 2017
Eighteen-year-old Payetta is particularly fond of killing the bastards. Payetta hungers for payback against Titannus, the mage who wiped her village off the map. She bides her time by protecting the innocent farmers of the Meadowlands from the mage’s raiders and awaits the day she can fight Titannus face to face using her own deadly magic. That day comes in like a storm. Sweeping into the fray is a loner with a personal mission to restore civilization. He carries with him a swift sword and his legendary ancestor’s tenacious desire for justice. An epic showdown awaits in the Meadowlands and when it happens? Heads will fly. Set on the foundation laid by the Kurtherian Gambit Series, Rogue Mage tells an entirely new story in the Age of Magic--and of the heroes and villains who battle for control of its destiny.
Relics of Andromeda
Jonathan Michael Erickson - 2019
Ancient pieces of technology that seem to have minds of their own, the relics interface with human psychology, granting the power to bend space and time—and often inducing psychosis. When the colonists of Andromeda first discovered the relics, long before Anka was born, humanity was plunged into chaos. Now Anka is carrying a relic in her pack, tasked with securing the object before it can do any harm. She and her companions set out across the desert by foot, marching towards the distant city— even as the relic begins to whisper in her mind...
Jakob Tanner - 2020
Plus, even if citizens could enter, it didn’t change the fact that Max’s body is paralyzed from the waist down, confined to a wheelchair. No way would anyone let him enter the tower. Ever.Yet one night everything changes and Max’s world is thrown upside down. He suddenly gains an ultra rare ability and the chance to train and climb the tower.But being a climber isn’t as easy as it sounds. Each floor of the tower contains vast worlds and deadly magical monsters.While Max may want to ascend to the top of the tower, there are plenty of others who want to as well, many who won’t blink an eye at removing anyone who stands in their way…
Stuart Thaman - 2018
The leader of the famed Blackened Blades, he’s made a name for himself, built a kingdom of sorts, and only had to respawn once along the way. Then a rogue band of jackals sends him all the way back to a dreary tavern in a tiny village to start over at level one. Hellbent on revenge, Kadorax sets out on a path littered with bodies—level up, find the jackals, slay their god!
B.F. Rockriver - 2020
For Eli Miller, it was never a choice.Most of Eli’s life has been spent running, doing everything in his power to protect his family. His world is plagued by war, wild magic, and unimaginable monsters. But none of these threats are more dangerous than the immortal beings known as Adventurers. They are players and Entarra is their game. Its citizens aren’t real. Yet, to the billions of near-sentient AI that live there, the game world is the only one they will ever know. It is where they are born, live, and die. Eli is no different. After being attacked with a strange weapon, Eli awakens as the thing he fears most: an adventurer. Struggling to cope with his new reality, he finds himself in the middle of the most nefarious plot of all: His world, and everything he loves, is about to be deleted.
Sebastian Wilde - 2018
Saga meets Battle Royale. Letha was given two things at birth: a name and a burning desire to make something of herself. But in the not too distant future, the only way to rise to the top involves running the gauntlet on Planet Kill, a psychopathic world where life is cheap. But Letha isn't like the rest, because her struggle isn’t about wealth or fame, but JUSTICE. She wants to take down those responsible for putting her there. She wants to ensure nobody is ever forced to volunteer again. And in walks Special Agent Pierce. Pierce is in deep cover on Planet Kill, tasked with exposing its excesses in the hopes of finding his missing wife. Along the way, he begins to lose himself, realizing that if he wants to stay alive and finish his job he’s going to have to do whatever it takes, even if that means fucking and killing his way off the planet. When Pierce and Letha join forces, it’s a match made in hell. WARNING: This book contains blood and sex, harems and reverse harems, massively oversized members, exposed breasts, and ample blood. You might cringe, you will laugh, and hell, you might even cry. We refuse to apologize for any of it.
C.M. Carney - 2020
Progression. Ascension. On the world of Crucible, where humanity’s spiritual artists train to fight in a war of universal proportions, Aryc Tal Venn has the potential to be one of the gods.But when he accidentally unleashes heretical powers during his Challenge, he is forced to flee his home or face the wrath of the Inquisition. With his sister by his side, Aryc begins a quest to uncover the truth of his own existence. Only to discover a terrible secret.A secret with the power to destroy humanity. Will Aryc master his unnatural powers in time to save the people of Crucible or will he be the harbinger of humanity’s destruction?Awakened – Book One of The Quintessence: Crucible is the first novel in a new epic LitRPG cultivation universe by C.M. Carney, author of the The Realms that began with Barrow King.The book is full of Qi cycling, measurable power progression, immortal gods, intriguing characters, deadly mysteries and universe shattering threats. It is perfect for all fans of progression fantasy, including lovers of LitRPG/GameLit, western cultivation, wuxia and xianxia.
The Dark Mage
Jace Mitchell - 2018
Her and her partner, the massive brute William Teller, are new-age knights sworn to defend the kingdom of New Perth. But dark days are on the horizon Rumors swirl of a dark mage to the North. A man who’s harvesting magic from people, using it to strengthen himself. He’s amassing an army, and his sights are set on New Perth.With the fate of the kingdom at stake, Riley and William embark on a journey putting them on a collision course with this mage... and with their own mortality. Will their fighting prowess prove enough to vanquish the dark mage and his legion of followers, or are they doomed to a fate amongst the harvested?
Antony W.F. Chow - 2018
After discovering and exploiting a dungeon-breaking cheat, Markos maxes out his dungeon level and begins to explore the world above his dungeon.When his dungeon helper, Jessica, comes across a dying young man being sexually tormented by a female ogre, Markos' decision to save his life becomes the turning point in Markos' new existence. Upon learning the truth of this new world as one where females dominate in both numbers and social status, Markos settles on a new goal: to conquer the land of Enwald and reassert male dominance as its king! Markos' first target of conquest is the Kingdom of Vessar, where his dungeon is located. Borrowing the body of Sibalt, the young man he saved, Markos journeys across the kingdom in search of information, allies, and companions to help achieve his goal to conquer the kingdom. WARNING: This 93,000 words book contains profanities and numerous mature situations involving sex and violence. In particular, the opening chapter depicts the violent murder of the main character. Furthermore, there are numerous explicit sex scenes as well as the enslavement of the MC's enemies. Reader discretion is advised.
A.R. Holloway - 2019
A world that operates similar to the video games Daniel has always enjoyed, Ethria is a place where power can be found in many forms, both light and dark, and whose true purpose is unknown even to most of its denizens. Taking the long way home, Daniel will make another choice, to help a group of persecuted people whose story mirrors that of his pioneer ancestors. But In a time when Gods are changing, the people of every race suffer, the foundations of nations shift, and change and danger are in the very air, what can one under-leveled, foreign wizard do? All the while at the roof of the world, at the base of the Sawtooth Mountains a darkness grows, a creature plots, and an ancient evil from the foundations of the world seeks to re-emerge onto Ethria.”
Arlo Adams - 2019
The catch: The only current VR with the capability to receive him is the unreleased video game, Enora Online, and Gemini must survive until level ten or be completely wiped from the servers… and existence. Welcome to Enora Online, where virtual is reality.