CAUTION: TOO MUCH KNOWLEDGE MAY BE HARMFUL TO YOUR HEALTH.
But not according to Holly Snow, who asks, “How can gaining more knowledge not be right? It’s good to be smart.” Her brother Landon disagrees.
Trailing his little sister Holly, who has set off in search of knowledge, Landon Snow finds himself back in a world where books speak, secret staircases lead to other realms, and a golden coin rules the Odds.
Landon spirals down into the land of Wonde..
The whole world now knows of the existence of the World Under, thanks to fallout from the terrible events in Omaha a year back. As the World Under’s most effective foe, Kal Hakala performed actions that were both heroic and horrific. Now, sidelined as an Agent, he serves the Bureau of Supernatural Investigation as its public face, charming talk show hosts and training new recruits known as “Green Peas.” However, the World Under never rests, and events force ..
Gil MacDonald, soldier and exile in an alternate reality, must find Yardiff Bey, master wizard and archvillain. Bey has abducted Gil's friend and threatens to destroy this world of mystery and magic that the American has made his home. Coramonde's Prince Springbuck sends him south to the accursed lands of Shardishku-Salama, where Yardiff Bey waits to capture and torture him. With the comet Trailingsword hanging in the sky above, Springbuck sets out with his army to sa..
The Outcasts, a ragged band of teenagers, search for a place of peace on a planet of chaos. Danger lies in every shadow, and the fragile thread that holds them together threatens to fall apart. A powerful, faceless army pursues them, as well as a special breed of creature both mysterious and lethal.
Hiding in the Font of Knowledge, the Outcasts encounter new friends and old enemies. But nothing is simple or clear in this ravaged world. How can they know whom to trust..
Landon Snow and his sisters are falling headlong into another fantastic adventure. But they're not alone. This time, a strange boy named Max has slipped into the parallel world with the Snows. Transported to the Igneus Forest, the children discover that the elfish people of Wonderwood are enslaved by the evil Arcans. Landon's mission is to free the valley folk and battle a dragon darker than the forest shadows. Will Landon Snow find the courage to quench the dragon..
“For six long Martian months I had haunted the vicinity of the hateful Temple of the Sun, within whose slow-revolving shaft, far beneath the surface of Mars, my princess was captive ...whether alive or dead I knew not. Had Phaidor’s slim blade found that beloved heart? I must wait until once again the revolving cell comes opposite the tunnel’s end where last I had seen my beautiful Dejah Thoris. As if it were yesterday, I still saw the face of Phaidor ..
For those who thrill to the adventure and wonder of The Anteros, here is the book where all the secrets from KINGDOMS OF THE NIGHT are finally, dazzlingly, revealed. For new initiates, this tale stands alone, entry to a world of intrigue, high drama, derring-do . . . and, most of all, magic! All of Orissa believed that Rali Emilie Antero, legendary warrior and sorceress extraordinaire, was dead, lost at sea during some grand adventure gone wrong. In fact, Rali was..
THE WARRIOR'S TALE: Captain Rali Emilie Antero came from an illustrious family of traders, wizards, and adventurers. But Rali cared little for magic, and even less for journeying. She was a soldier, captain of the elite Maranon Guard, staunch defenders of the majestic city of Orissa. But her family legacy was about to catch up with her. For the Guard's latest mission was sheer suicide: a sea-going odyssey in search of an evil master wizard–the last Archon of Lyc..
She could be the first female NUM to become an E’rudite...but at what cost?
Tilli worked her way up from a life of poverty to become the first female servant to a Master E’rudite, but it wasn’t enough. She had deep aspirations to become the first female of her kind to become an actual E’rudite. For years, she did everything she could to achieve this personal quest to succeed where none of her kind had ever reached before.
Finally, her opportuni..
Dennis L. McKiernan's world-that-never-was has taken its place beside J R R Tolkien's Middle-Earth and Ursula K Le Guin's Earthsea as a special realm of adventure and magic with the best-selling Iron Tower Trilogy. Now the first book of The Silver Call Duology continues the tale with a call to war! More than two hundred years after the Dark Lord's defeat by the brave alliance of Warrow, human, Dwarf and Elf, evil is again stirring, and man and Dwarf must turn ..
King of Kings, Lord over Men and Demons Alike: Only one ruler had ever held that title, and now Iraj Protarus, an orphaned prince exiled to a small village high in the Valley of the Clouds, dreamed of being the next great conqueror. The key to his destiny would be Safar Timura, a youth with an awesome gift for sorcery, whose visions foretold Iraj's rise to power. And in those visions, Safar stood at Iraj's side, his soul-blasting spells enabling his friend to attain h..
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 ..
A nameless evil stalks the land, preying on all that lives, human and demon alike. Only one man has the power to stem the ravening tide: Safar Timura, greatest wizard of the age, whose matchless magic once raised Iraj Protarus to the throne of all Esmir ... and then, when king turned tyrant, destroyed him. Now Safar is done with the deadly intrigues of courts and kings. Back in his mountain home of Kyrania, he wants only to be left alone. But when a brutal murder smashes his ..
It's a freezing January day when Samantha Sweet finds herself facing the unpleasant task of going back to her old job of breaking into houses. Meanwhile, a customer who's just a little bit too nice seems to be worming her way into Jen's confidence. Sheriff Beau, on the other hand, is dealing with a car-crash-turned-murder, and somehow it all seems to tie together in a great big sticky situation.
PRAISE FOR CONNIE SHELTON'S PREVIOUS MYSTERIES:
“I love this series. This is one that is hard to put down when you start to read it.”
– 5 stars, Goodreads
“Shelton continues to combine suspenseful storytelling with sensitive portrayals or complex family relationships.”
“Connie Shelton has another winner.”
– The Book Report
“Shelton again has done a superb job in bringing New Mexico to life.”
A nearly flawless museum robbery, a missing million-dollar necklace, a stalled investigation. For the victim of the crime, the situation calls for desperate measures, and spunky 72-year-old Pen Fitzpatrick isn't going to sit by and do nothing. When the police have a dozen excuses why they can’t solve the crime, Pen does the only thing she can do—gather a group of friends to help catch the crooks and steal back the necklace. They call themselves The Heist Ladies.
It becomes apparent the thief is a master con man who is likely working with an international theft ring. The chase takes the Ladies far from home and into elegant European enclaves as they attempt to face him down. Close calls and near misses—it’s never quite certain whether the women will be able to pull their own spectacular heist and see justice done.
Vanquished from his home lands, Santorray has become an enemy to the Kingdom as well as those who strive to overthrow the current leaders. Santorray retreats to the dark Mythical Forests with hopes of finding some salvation. Unfortunately, the local magical residents of the dark forest see him as a threat to their lands. He finds himself trapped between the locals who wish to feast upon him and the Southwind army who wish to enslave him.