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Celestial beings and human witches clash for the future of the human and fairy worlds in Paul Cornell's Last Stand in Lychford. There are changes in the air, both in Lychford and in the land of fairy. The magical protections previously employed by the town are gone, and the forces of darkness are closing in – both figuratively and literally. Can Autumn and Lizzie save their community, and... well, the world...? Exploding fairies, the architect of the universe and a celestial bureaucratic blunder make this a satisfying conclusion to the ever-popular Witches of Lychford series. A Macmillan Audio production from TordotcomShow more
Charlotte's magical adventures continue in Weaver's Lament, the sequel to Emma Newman's Brother's Ruin. Charlotte is learning to control her emerging magical powers under the secret tutelage of Magus Hopkins. Her first covert mission takes her to the textile mill where her brother, Ben, is training with the Royal Society of the Esoteric Arts. He's asked for her help to identify the disgruntled workers who are apparently destroying expensive equipment. And if she can't identify the culprits before it's too late, her brother will be exiled, and her family dishonoured...Show more
From the comedic mind of New York Times bestseller Gail Carriger comes the much requested prequel short story to Soulless. Narrated by the wonderful Emma Newman! Alexia Tarabotti attends what appears to be a very dull London party, until the new werewolf Alpha turns up, is unconscionably rude to her, and sits on a hedgehog. Don't miss this charming novelette featuring the very first encounter between the Parasolverse's most popular power couple, preternatural Alexia and supernatural Lord Conall Maccon. Look out for cheeky appearances from other much beloved characters, not to mention the strategic application of a certain wicker chicken. 'This intoxicatingly witty parody will appeal to a wide cross-section of romance, fantasy and steampunk fans.' ~ Publishers Weekly, starred review (Soulless) Alexia has been described as Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Jane Austen! A Note On Chronology Set in the spring of 1872 this story occurs just prior to events chronicled in The Parasol Protectorate series (featuring Alexia and Conall) and after those in Defy or Defend. This is a quick listen at 9000 words (about 15 printed pages) available in print only as part of Fan Service (collected Supernatural Society omnibus). It is best enjoyed if you are already familiar with Gail Carriger's gaslight universe and comedy of manners style, as it was written specifically with her fans in mind. Also by Gail Carriger set in the Parasolverse The Finishing School series The Delightfully Deadly novellas The Parasol Protectorate series The Supernatural Society novellas The Custard Protocol series The Claw & Courtship novellasShow more
Be careful what you wish for... Paul Cornell's The Lights Go Out in Lychford continues the award-nominated Witches of Lychford series, described by Seanan McGuire as 'Beautifully written, perfectly cruel and ultimately kind.' The borders of Lychford are crumbling. Other realities threaten to seep into the otherwise quiet village, and the resident wise woman is struggling to remain wise. The local magic shop owner and the local priest are having troubles of their own. And a mysterious stranger is on hand to offer a solution to everyone's problems. No cost, no strings (she says). But as everyone knows, free wishes from strangers rarely come without a price...Show more
Return to a world of crystal armour, savage wilderness, and corrupt dynasties in book two of The Deathless series from Gemmell award-winning author Peter Newman. THE REBEL For years, Vasin Sapphire has been waiting for the perfect opportunity to strike. Now, as other Deathless families come under constant assault from the monsters that roam the Wild, that time has come. THE RUTHLESS In the floating castle of Rochant Sapphire, loyal subjects await the ceremony to return their ruler to his rightful place. But the child raised to give up his body to Lord Rochant is no ordinary servant. Strange and savage, he will stop at nothing to escape his gilded prison. AND THE RETURNED... Far below, another child yearns to see the human world. Raised by a creature of the Wild, he knows their secrets better than any other. As he enters into the struggle between the Deathless houses, he may be the key to protecting their power or destroying it completely. THE WILD HAS BEGUN TO RISEShow more
The year is 1850 and Great Britain is flourishing, thanks to the Royal Society of the Esoteric Arts. The Industrial Revolution, powered by the Royal Society's magic, is changing the world and fortunes can be made by those with strong magical talent. Newly discovered talented mages are bought from their families at a tremendous price, while weak mages are snapped up for a pittance. Charlotte Gunn doesn't trust the Royal Society and is hiding her magical talents to avoid being forcibly recruited by them. But when her magic is mistaken as her brother's and he is put forward for compulsory testing, she has a terrible choice to make; watch him be taken from their struggling family for little compensation, or pass off her talents as his own to make the magi pay more for taking him. When her father's life is put in danger by a terrifying debt collection agency with a record of people dying on their premises, Charlotte is forced to trick the most powerful people in the land to paying her family higher compensation in order to clear her father's debt. But can she keep her own magical talents hidden and remain free herself? This is the audiobook version of the novella published by Tor.com.Show more
Cassandra Harwood scandalized her nation when she became the first woman magician in Angland. Now, she's ready to teach a whole new generation of bright young women at her radical new school, the Thornfell College of Magic . . . Until a sinister fey altar is discovered in the school library, the ruling Boudiccate sends a delegation to shut down Thornfell, and Cassandra's own husband is torn away from her. As malevolent vines slither in from the forest and ruthless politicians scheme against her, Cassandra must fight the greatest battle of her life to save her love, her school, and the future of the young women of Angland.Show more
In nineteenth-century Angland, magic is reserved for gentlemen while ladies attend to the more practical business of politics. But Cassandra Harwood has never followed the rules . . . Four months ago, Cassandra Harwood was the first woman magician in Angland, and she was betrothed to the brilliant, intense love of her life. Now Cassandra is trapped in a snowbound house party deep in the elven dales, surrounded by bickering gentleman magicians, manipulative lady politicians, her own interfering family members, and, worst of all, her infuriatingly stubborn ex-fiance, who refuses to understand that she's given him up for his own good. But the greatest danger of all lies outside the manor in the falling snow, where a powerful and malevolent elf-lord lurks . . . and Cassandra lost all of her own magic four months ago. To save herself, Cassandra will have to discover exactly what inner powers she still possesses-and risk everything to win a new kind of happiness. Note: This audiobook includes a bonus novella, Spellswept.Show more
From one of fantasy's biggest recent breakthrough authors comes an exciting, brand new series. The demons... In the endless forests of the Wild, humanity scratches a living by the side of the great Godroads, paths of crystal that provide safe passage and hold back the infernal tide. Creatures lurk within the trees, watching, and plucking those who stray too far from safety. The Deathless... In crystal castles held aloft on magical currents, seven timeless royal families reign, protecting humanity from the spread of the Wild and its demons. Born and reborn into flawless bodies, the Deathless are as immortal as the precious stones from which they take their names. For generations a fragile balance has held. And the damned... House Sapphire, one of the ancient Deathless families, is riven by suspicion and madness. Whole villages are disappearing as the hunting expeditions holding the Wild at bay begin to fail. Then, when assassins strike, House Sapphire shatters. Nothing lasts forever. The Deathless is the first novel in an astonishing new series from Gemmell award-winning author Peter Newman.Show more
A finalist for the 2017 Locus Award for Best Novella! It's December in the English village of Lychford - the first Christmas since an evil conglomerate tried to force open the borders between our world and... another. Which means it's Lizzie's first Christmas as Reverend of St. Martin's. Which means more stress, more expectation, more scrutiny by the congregation. Which means... well, business as usual, really. Until the apparition of a small boy finds its way to Lizzie in the church. Is he a ghost? A vision? Something else? Whatever the truth, our trio of witches (they don't approve of "coven") are about to face their toughest battle, yet! The Lost Child of Lychford is the sequel to Paul Cornell's Witches of Lychford.Show more
After months of travel, Anna Kubrin finally arrives on Mars for her new job as a geologist and de facto artist-in-residence. Already she feels like she is losing the connection with her husband and baby at home on Earth-and she'll be on Mars for over a year. Throwing herself into her work, she tries her best to fit in with the team. But in her new room on the base, Anna finds a mysterious note written in her own handwriting, warning her not to trust the colony psychologist. A note she can't remember writing. She unpacks her wedding ring, only to find it has been replaced by a fake. Finding a footprint in a place the colony AI claims has never been visited by humans, Anna begins to suspect that her assignment isn't as simple as she was led to believe. Is she caught up in an elaborate corporate conspiracy, or is she actually losing her mind? Regardless of what horrors she might discover, or what they might do to her sanity, Anna has to find the truth before her own mind destroys her.Show more
Shortlisted for the 2016 British Fantasy Society Award for Best Novel Guns of the Dawn is a pacey, gripping fantasy of war and magic, from Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author, Adrian Tchaikovsky. The first casualty of war is truth . . . First, Denland's revolutionaries assassinated their king, launching a wave of bloodshed after generations of peace. Next they clashed with Lascanne, their royalist neighbour, pitching war-machines against warlocks in a fiercely fought conflict. Genteel Emily Marshwic watched as the hostilities stole her family's young men. But then came the call for yet more Lascanne soldiers in a ravaged kingdom with none left to give. Emily must join the ranks of conscripted women and march toward the front lines. With barely enough training to hold a musket, Emily braves the savage reality of warfare. But she begins to doubt her country's cause, and those doubts become critical. For her choices will determine her own future and that of two nations locked in battle.Show more
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