Dante the necromancer is the most reviled man in Sabria, indicted by the king, the Temple, and the Camarilla Magica for crimes against the living and the dead.
Blinded by his enemy's cruel vengeance, Dante salves pain and bitterness by preparing his student, Anne de Vernase, to heal the tear in the Veil between life and death. When Anne abandons him to return to her family, Dante seeks refuge in a magical puzzle, a desperate soldier's dream of an imprisoned enchantress and a faceted glass that can fulfill one's uttermost desires.
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A planet-sized Machine of terrifying power and unfathomable purpose hurls entire star systems into a supermassive black hole. Wesley Crusher, now a full-fledged Traveler, knows the Machine must be stopped - but he has no idea how. Wesley must enlist the aid of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the Enterprise crew, who also fail to halt the unstoppable alien juggernaut's destructive labors. But they soon divine the Machine's true purpose - a purpose that threatens to exterminate all life in the Milky Way Galaxy.
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With time running out, Picard realizes he knows of only one person who might be able to stop the Machine in time to avert a galactic catastrophe - if only he had any idea how to find him. In , as waves of German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain's best hopes for victory lie with a Spitfire pilot codenamed 'Ack-Ack Macaque'. The trouble is, Ack-Ack Macaque is a cynical, one-eyed, cigar-chomping monkey, and he's starting to doubt everything, including his own existence. A century later, in a world where France and Great Britain merged in the late s and nuclear-powered Zeppelins encircle the globe, ex-journalist Victoria Valois finds herself drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse with the man who butchered her husband and stole her electronic soul.
Meanwhile, in Paris, after taking part in an illegal break-in at a research laboratory, the heir to the British throne goes on the run. And all the while, the doomsday clock ticks towards Armageddon. The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, land of djenn and ghuls, holy warriors and heretics, Khalifs and killers, is at the boiling point of a power struggle between the iron-fisted Khalif and the mysterious master thief known as the Falcon Prince.
In the midst of this brewing rebellion a series of brutal supernatural murders strikes at the heart of the Kingdoms. It is up to a handful of heroes to learn the truth behind these killings: Doctor Adoulla Makhslood, "The last real ghul hunter in the great city of Dhamsawaat," just wants a quiet cup of tea. Three score and more years old, he has grown weary of hunting monsters and saving lives, and is more than ready to retire from his dangerous and demanding vocation. But when an old flame's family is murdered, Adoulla is drawn back to the hunter's path.
But Wynn cannot leave with her friends - she still must access the texts within the Guild's archives which may help her divine the locations of the last two Orbs sought by the Ancient Enemy. To complete her task - and protect the Orbs - Wynn must remain sequestered from her friends. But she's essentially a prisoner. One of the Guild's superiors is just as eager for Wynn to translate the ancient texts, but she knows the others will not permit her to share that knowledge - knowledge Magiere and Leesil desperately need if they're going to stop the Ancient Enemy from unleashing war on the land.
Celia Wird and her three sisters are just like other something girls - with one tiny exception: they're products of a backfired curse that has given each of them unique powers that make them, well, weird. The Wird sisters are content to avoid the local vampires, werebeasts, and witches of the Lake Tahoe region - until one of them blows up a vampire in self-defense.
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Everyone knows vampires aren't aggressive, and killing one is punishable by death. But soon more bloodlust-fueled attacks occur, and the community wonders: are the vampires of Tahoe cursed with a plague? Kat Redding's life is dangerous enough when she's hunting the rogue vampires who prey on Pureblood humans. But now that Kat is thinking of getting out of the killing business, she's faced with a slew of new problems.
Like the demon Beligral, who offers help at an escalating cost, and the werewolf cult with whom she's entwined professionally and personally. And then there's Countess Baset - the terrifying vampire who wants Kat to become her personal assassin. It's no wonder that Kat has been seeking refuge in the mysterious town known as Delai, a place where she can shed her Lady Death persona and live a life that's as close to normal as she's ever known. But even in this haven, something feels askew. Delai is a little too serene. And the more she discovers, the more Kat realizes that the only choice left to her is not whether to do battle, but which side she'll risk her life to defend.
After surviving life-threatening bites from three powerful strigoi vampires, tattoo artist Riley Poe has absorbed their powers and is stronger than ever. This task force, composed of vampires, druids, werewolves, and otherbeings, has been assigned to take down the Black Fallen, a powerful race of fallen angels consumed by the darkest magic.
These dangerous creatures are searching for the ultimate source of power in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Riley will be the WUP team's secret weapon to take them down. She must be careful, though, or their dark power could engulf her - and her heart, too. Assassin's Creed: Forsaken is the latest thrilling novelisation by Oliver Bowden based on the phenomenally successful game series.
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Assassin's Creed: Forsaken is the story behind who Connor really is and how he has become a deadly killer. At long last, Jewel is preparing to announce her candidacy to become the next Terafin and claim the House Seat. But it is a decision that has her targeted by demons who will stop at nothing to destroy Jewel and her allies as the House War begins. Kara Gillian is in Seriously Deep Trouble. She's used to summoning supernatural creatures from the demon realm to our world, but now she's the one who's been summoned.
Kara is the prisoner of the demonic Lord Mzatal, but quickly discovers that she's far more than a mere hostage. He has his own plans to use Kara and keep her from Rhyzkahl - the demonic lord she is sworn to serve. However, waiting for rescue has never been Kara's style, and she has no intention of being a pawn in someone else's game. Yet intrigue and treachery run rampant amongst all lords, and Kara is hard pressed to keep her wits about her.
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Unquenchable Fire won the Arthur C. Clarke Award in In a desperate bid to take back the continental United States - where hordes of undead now dominate the ravaged human population - a Navy commander leads a global mission to the heart of the pandemic. Task Force Hourglass is humanity's final hope, and his team's agonizing decisions could mean living one day more - or surrendering to the eternal hell that exists between life and death.
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