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Souls of Lineage by Cole McHaddyn

By Cole McHaddyn

Alec Brogue is a typical eighteen 12 months previous with a global filled with chances, headed off to school. A mysterious package deal arrives, unlocking the mysteries of a previous he by no means knew he had and too fantastical to be believed. It spins his complete lifestyles with the data that reincarnation is greater than only a fantasy and that there's extra within the darkness than mere shadows. selected through destiny, he's stricken by love, loss and everlasting loss of life; Alec will both assimilate what's rightfully his ... or be destroyed by means of it.

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The Divine Comedy (Translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Dante Alighieri,Henry Francis Cary,Henry Wadsworth

By Dante Alighieri,Henry Francis Cary,Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Dante Alighieri used to be born in Florence, Italy in the course of the thirteenth century and what's largely identified of him comes from his personal writings. one of many world’s nice literary masterpieces, the “Divine Comedy” is at its center an allegorical story relating to man’s look for divinity. The paintings is split into 3 sections, “Inferno,” “Purgatorio,” and “Paradiso,” every one containing thirty-three cantos. it's the narrative of a trip down via Hell, up the mountain of Purgatory, and during the revolving heavens into the presence of God. during this element it belongs to the 2 common medieval literary kinds of the adventure and the imaginative and prescient, notwithstanding Dante meant the paintings to be greater than simply easy allegory, layering the narrative with wealthy ancient, ethical, political, literal, and anagogical context. to ensure that the paintings to be extra obtainable to the typical readers of his day, Dante wrote within the Italian language. This was once an unusual perform on the time for critical literary works, which might typically be written in Latin. one of many really nice compositions of all time, the “Divine Comedy” has encouraged and motivated readers ever when you consider that its unique construction. This variation is outlined on top class acid-free paper, is translated into English verse by way of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and contains an advent via Henry Francis Cary.

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Rose of Ansalu (The Royal Sagas of Shiz Book 1) by Vanessa Read

By Vanessa Read

Konad of Shiz, Knight of the sunshine Brotherhood and son of the very best Ruler of the strong city-state of Heplon at the global of Mura, undertakes a quest to rescue his cousin Thesla, imprisoned in a labyrinth within the mountain stronghold of the rival Knighthood of Queson, governed by means of Konad’s half-brother Agad.

During a former riot spearheaded by means of Agad, the fifteen 12 months previous Thesla is abducted from her academy and brought to Ghanda as a hostage of Queson. She is destined to stay there as a bargaining software whereas Agad builds his army may and plots the overthrow of his father’s hated, envied city-state of Heplon. After the rebellious rebellion, within which undeniable greed is used as a entice to dissident aristocrats of Shiz and the social and cultural stresses inside Heplon’s socio-political constitution are exploited to realize aid for the Queson reason, Agad flees with a 3rd of Heplon’s inhabitants around the White wilderness to the traditional Nomad urban within the western mountains. He violently transforms the previous Nomad state into the facility base of the hot urban country of Ghanda. the following Agad and his revolutionaries construct the tyrannical Knighthood of Queson, a Code lengthy for the reason that deserted via the gentler humans of Heplon who perform the sister Code of Shiz. The narrative’s important topic is therefore directed through a schism of countries whilst a Code of Compassion comes into direct clash with a Code of keep an eye on. robust priests from monasteries throughout Mura contain themselves within the struggle.

According to the Code of Shiz each guy and girl, upon coming into maturity, should be selected through the holy powers to endure a try of personality, braveness and worthiness referred to as “Dragveldig”. this is often seen as a type of enviornment during which the person is pitted opposed to numerous odds and judged in a while via his friends as having undertaken a suitable quest or job. If judged invaluable, the Knights of Shiz might be inaugurated as absolutely fledged matters of their selected order and given the 2 silver earrings of Shiz to put on till they die or are discredited, or choose to develop into politicians or investors within which case they have to hand over their earrings to the excessive Priest and go back to the prestige of electorate. a few prevail, a few fail, a few die and one avenges Ansalu.

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The Living God (A Handful of Men) by Dave Duncan

By Dave Duncan

War had engulfed the complete international. The imposter imperor ruling in Hub was once the instrument of the paranoid and almighty sorcerer Xinixo, who wielded the mixed strength of hundreds of thousands of sorcerer slaves. And but, regardless of his seeming omnipotence, the pathetic few who resisted him have been nonetheless at liberty, even creating a little growth. Xinixo’s major foe, Rap of Krasnegar, had rallied troll sorcerers to the reason and was once approximately to attempt enlisting the incomprehensible elves. thankfully, for his sanity, he didn't recognize that his daughter, Kadie, have been carried off via goblin invaders or that his son, Gath, used to be heading for stark Nordland to house the fearsome jotnar, or that his spouse, Inos, was once in Guwash, negotiating with gnomes. Shandie, the rightful imperor, used to be together with her, unaware that his spouse, provoke Eshiala, believed him lifeless and had fled with Signifer Ylo, that infamous rake. And none of them knew in regards to the sorcerers of Thume, particularly the insurgent pixie lady, Thaïle, who chafed opposed to the key binding of 1000 years. however the odds have been nonetheless very unlikely and Longday was once quick coming near near. The sorcerers of the area foretold blood on Longday.

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Noble Falling (The Halvarian Ruin Books Book 1) by Sara Gaines

By Sara Gaines

Duchess Aleana Melora of Eniva, destiny queen of Halvaria, is resigned to the gilded cage of her lifestyles, dealing with a loveless marriage to Tallak, the possible king, and suffering less than the strain to hold at the relations identify regardless of her desire to discover a girl to love.

When her convoy is attacked at the trip to Tallak's palace, Aleana is kept through her defend, Ori, purely to find her humans have grew to become opposed to her and joined forces with the dominion of Dakmor, Halvaria's maximum enemy. Her in simple terms wish is to arrive Tallak, yet she and Ori don’t make it some distance earlier than one other assault and an not going rescue via Kahira, a Dakmoran girl banished from her nation for purposes she is hesitant to share.

Though Kahira is marked as a felony, Aleana’s middle makes itself recognized. Aleana is dealing with threat and betrayal at each flip, and she or he fears giving in to her wants will suggest she is going to input her marriage understanding precisely the form of ardour she's going to by no means have because the Halvarian Queen—if she survives lengthy adequate to be crowned.

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By Aaron Jones

"In AD79, the volcano Mount Vesuvius unleashed its terrifying wrath upon the towns of Prompeii and Herculaneum, and the smaller cities in its area round, smothering them from the face of the earth with its spitting fires of molten pumice, lethal burning showers of ash, and rivers of red-hot lava.
Many stories and tales led towards this tragic occasion. One such story used to be of a undeniable slave; a median delivered to Rome in chains, to entertain as a gladiator, to reluctantly kill his fellow guy within the bloody arenas of the Roman international. yet destiny was once to take him into conflicting fortunes; into unusual, unstable destinies; that used to be to steer ultimately to his involvement with the poor disaster of Vesuvius.
Such a guy was once Caradawg; a prodigious, fearless guy, from the mountainous areas of the island province of Britannia. A slave who grew to become a demigod.
He used to be recognized to the Romans, as CARACTACUS."

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Immortal Presage: Dark Prophecy by Vasyl Park

By Vasyl Park

What are thoughts to us that reside and die; Is it pleasure, discomfort, remorse, wish, delight, hatred. Do these thoughts turn into the issues we cherish for an entire life? If the brain forgets does our middle have in mind? a lot of these issues wrapped in feelings and emotions; do those thoughts make us mortal, do they make us human?

In a global of legends, the place faith, technology, and magic meld jointly, there are those that dwell their lives in addition to they could, retaining directly to their stories and permitting their emotions to lead and stream them towards a greater destiny via lifestyles and into dying. after which there are these whose lives are never-ending, eternal, and unchanging—the Amara— the Immortals.

Four lives have began to maneuver alongside a course absolute to the destiny of each immortal. even if their lives can't be given up or taken, they flow in response to a destiny—a curse—that used to be left at the back of by means of these of the previous many centuries in the past. A prophecy has foretold the deaths of the deathless, yet who or what may possibly convey an finish to the Immortals?

In this novel, the immortals needs to face the potential of extinction because the occasions of an historic prophesy start to unfold.

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Tempel in Flammen: Roman (Die Chroniken der Dämmerlande) by Sandra Melli

By Sandra Melli

Laisa und Rogon haben ihrem Feind Gayyad bereits mehrere harte Schläge versetzt, ihn aber nicht besiegen können. Jetzt hetzen von Gayyad kontrollierte Priester die Bevölkerung vieler Reiche gegen die bei ihnen lebenden Minderheiten auf. Dabei kommt es zu Massakern, die den Frieden in den Dämmerlanden gefährden. Laisa und Rogon müssen über sich hinauswachsen, um die Welt vor einem Krieg zu bewahren.

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Tarlot - Band 3: Die Reise (German Edition) by Robin Geiß

By Robin Geiß

Nachdem sie die Hintergründe erfahren haben, machen sich Thomas Schwarz, Christine und Laura Parsto, Andaros und dessen Gefolgsleute auf die lange Reise, das Tarlot zu finden. Währenddessen züchtet sich der namenlose Killer eine Armee von höllischen Kreaturen und wächst zu einer immer größeren Gefahr heran, die nicht nur die Welt von Andaros bedroht. Doch er ist bei weitem nicht die einzige Gefahr in dieser geheimnisvollen Welt.

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