The realm of Athgar is the frail relict of a once-great civilization that was torn apart by hatred between mage-born sorcerers and men. For nearly a thousand years, Athgar has held to the fading remnants of glory, keeping the Covenant of Mages at bay. Under the rule of the Wolf King, Alric, Athgar has begun once more to flourish. That is until marauding barbarian tribes called Halga invade from the sea. Now the barbarian war threatens the fragile stability King Alric brought ..
Jim Conover possessed the reputation of a man fast with a gun. But if he had to depend on that quickness today, he would be a dead man. The marvelous deftness of that right hand is gone, ruined in a dynamite explosion. And now he is a respected man working as a prospector. Dr. Clinton Alyard is a man on a mission, to rebuild his family's ancient lands and houses in England. Alyard will use anyone or anything to gain the wealth needed. It's natural that these two deter..
Though he made his name and fortune as an author of Western novels, Zane Grey’s best writing has to do with fishing. There, he was free from the conventions of the Western genre and the market’s expectations, and was able to blend his talent for narrative with his keen eye for detail and sense of humor (much of it self-deprecating) into his books and articles. This book is a selection of some of Grey’s best work; the stories and excerpts revealing a man who ..