Author: Stephen Lawhead
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Release Date: 2008-04-08
Robin Hood The Legend Begins Anew For centuries, the legend of Robin Hood and his band of thieves has captivated the imagination. Now the familiar tale takes on new life, fresh meaning, and an unexpected setting. Steeped in Celtic mythology and the political intrigue of medieval Britain, Stephen R. Lawhead's latest work conjures up an ancient past and holds a mirror to contemporary realities. Prepare yourself for an epic tale that dares to shatter everything you thought you knew about Robin Hood.
Author: Stephen R. Lawhead
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Release Date: 2011-04-05
A completely re-imagined epic of the man known as Robin Hood--available in one volume for the first time. For centuries, the legend of Robin Hood and his band of thieves has captivated the imagination. Now the familiar tale takes on new life as it boldly relocates the setting to the Welsh countryside and its dark forests. Hunted like an animal by Norman invaders, Bran ap Brychan, heir to the throne of Elfael, has abandoned his father's kingdom and fled to the greenwood. There, in the primeval forest of the Welsh borders, danger surrounds him--for this woodland is a living, breathing entity with mysterious powers and secrets. Bran must find a way to make it his own if he is to survive and become King Raven. From deep in the forest, Bran, Will Scarlet, and Friar Tuck form a daring plan for deliverance, knowing that failure means death for them all--and the dreams of the oppressed people of Wales. This acclaimed trilogy (Hood, Scarlet, Tuck) conjures up an ancient past and holds a mirror to contemporary realities. Prepare yourself for an epic tale that dares to shatter everything you thought you knew about Robin Hood.
Author: Stephen Chambers
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Outside the window, a squirrel in a tree popped out with a little black suitcase. At first, Jane was sure she must be mistaken, but as she watched, the squirrel opened the tiny suitcase and began arranging nuts and acorns inside...The animals clearly knew something was wrong. Even her pet iguana scrawled a warning in the sand of his tank: He is coming.Soon all the animals are fleeing the suburb where Jane lives. But they aren't the only ones acting strange. Jane's parents seem to be hypnotized by their cell phones and the TV. And her grandma starts controlling the weather and speaking in a funny language. But when Jane meets an old blind man who can drive a car and claims Jane is the only one who can save the world, well, that's when things really start to get weird...
Author: Stephen Lawhead
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2009-12-14
"Pray God our aim is true and each arrow finds its mark." King Raven has brought hope to the oppressed people of Wales--and fear to their Norman overlords. Deceived by the self-serving King William and hunted by the treacherous Abbot Hugo and Sheriff de Glanville, Rhi Bran is forced again to take matters into his own hands as King Raven. Along the way Friar Tuck has been the stalwart supporter of the man behind the legend--bringing Rhi Bran much-needed guidance, wit, and faithful companionship. Aided by Tuck and his small but determined band of forest-dwelling outlaws, Rhi Bran ignites a rebellion that spreads through the Welsh valleys, forcing the wily monarch to marshal his army and march against little Elfael. This epic trilogy dares to shatter everything you thought you knew about Robin Hood as Stephen R. Lawhead conjures an ancient past while holding a mirror to contemporary realities. Filled with unforgettable characters, breathtaking suspense, and rousing battle scenes, Stephen R. Lawhead's masterful retelling of the Robin Hood legend reaches its stunning conclusion in Tuck.
The fourth and final installment in the spellbinding series from NYT bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater ? now in paperback! All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love's death. She doesn't believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she's not so sure anymore.
Author: Ed Thilenius
Release Date: 2018-08-08
Lt. Michael Cotter's best friend, David, was just killed by a stray mortar round in a battle in Afghanistan. When a series of bizarre events drive Michael to travel back to London. He is confronted with random multiple deaths that begin to form a pattern. A pattern that is related to his dead friend. He uncovers David's religious secret that hinges on the history of the Church of England. Michael's search brings in his brother and cousin to help solve a riddle that will have disastrous consequences if not successful.As Michael, Steve, and Elizabeth begin their quest to return what is rightfully a sacred relic in the Anglican church, they are confronted by an ancient mysterious guild of a wicked society that thrive on living in the darkness of shadows and forests. This guild will forever be destined on destroying what is so precious and venerated by the church due to an old revengeful hatred. Soon Michael must decide who is his friend and who is his foe.As the fate of the church begins to rise even higher, the ancient evil recruits additional outside forces to assist in their conquest to acquire the relic. Michael stays one step ahead of the guild to bring the holy relic home.We follow two timelines in history that race towards each other to reach a climatic end, as we discover the secrets of the relic and a special raven named Caesar.
Author: Maggie Secara
Release Date: 2017-03-01
The heart of Faerie is the heart of the world.While Oberon, immortal king of Faerie, lies under a terrible curse, the artistic spirit in the world is slipping away. The King's Raven would do anything to lift the spell, if only it hadn't also stripped him of his magic and flung him into an iron-bound past with a damaged memory. The only thing that can save them both is sealed inside a riddle wrapped in a puzzle that spans the centuries. Even with the help of an Elizabethan magus, a Victorian spinster, and a mad reporter, can mortal musician Ben Harper find Raven in time to solve the riddle, stop a witch, and restore the creative heart of the world? First, he'll have to find the key.King's Raven, second book of the Harper Errant series, sends Ben on a journey from the castles and taverns of Old England to the British Museum on Christmas Eve, and from the Crystal Palace of Victorian London to wintry Dartmoor to a magickal conclusion.
There are 7,000 Bloods gangbangers in New York City, and around 20,000 Bloods members on the East Coast. For East Coast Bloods banging is more than a way of life, it's the meaning of life. Murder is second nature, the easy way to remove a problem. East Coast Bloods favor Alaskas (AK-47s) and 9mm pistols as their problem solving tools. 5 Poppin 6 Droppin tells the blood-soaked tales of Anthony Jones, who ruled the streets of Baltimore through sheer viciousness and ordered the murder of his brother; Bernard Porter aka O.G. Burn, who ran Sex Money Murder in Trenton, N.J. and went to war with the Gangsta Killer Bloods; James Powell aka Munchie of the Gangsta Killer Bloods, who moved to Columbia, S.C. to recruit gangbangers; David Andrea Jenkins aka Dread, the High Stain of the Gangsta Killer Bloods, who wreaked havoc at the South Carolina State Fair, when he and his gangbangers engaged in a blazing gun battle with the Folk Nation; Travis Pinkston, a "Ghetto Star," who supplied the Gangsta Killer Bloods with tons of drugs; Reggie Nicks aka Macazoe, the honcho of Miami's Zoe Pound gang; Andre Roach aka Redrum (murder spelled backwards), who ran the South Side Brims from his prison cell; Brandon Smith aka Little King of the Latin Kings; the Dixon City Bloods, who went to war with the Shower Posse in Toronto; Valdo Thompson, Jr., the 5-star General of Sex Money Murder, who thought he was untouchable; and the Mac Baller Brims, "New York's most dangerous gang," according to the New York Post.
A Celtic warrior princess is torn between her forbidden love for the enemy and duty to her people. AWARD-WINNING APOLLO’S RAVEN sweeps you into an epic Celtic tale of forbidden love, mythological adventure, and political intrigue in Ancient Rome and Britannia. In 24 AD British kings hand-picked by Rome to rule are fighting each other for power. King Amren’s former queen, a powerful Druid, has cast a curse that Blood Wolf and the Raven will rise and destroy him. The king’s daughter, Catrin, learns to her dismay that she is the Raven and her banished half-brother is Blood Wolf. Trained as a warrior, Catrin must find a way to break the curse, but she is torn between her forbidden love for her father’s enemy, Marcellus, and loyalty to her people. She must summon the magic of the Ancient Druids to alter the dark prophecy that threatens the fates of everyone in her kingdom. Will Catrin overcome and eradicate the ancient curse. Will she be able to embrace her forbidden love for Marcellus? Will she cease the war between Blood Wolf and King Amren and save her kingdom?
Author: Cary James
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release Date: 2014-06-10
Raven (a.k.a. Micah of Greenfarm), the young son of a poor tenant farmer, lives just outside of Camelot. Like other poor farmers, he has no interaction with the reigning monarch, the great King Arthur, but his station means nothing to him when some of King Arthur’s knights rape and murder his sister. Raven swears an oath that transcends social station and nobility; he vows to avenge. Becoming a member of the royal household, Raven manages to get closer and closer to his targets. Cary James’s novel is full of adventure, intrigue, passion, hatred, and questioned loyalty.
At the dawn of the nineteenth century, two very different magicians emerge to change England's history. In the year 1806, with the Napoleonic Wars raging on land and sea, most people believe magic to be long dead in England--until the reclusive Mr. Norrell reveals his powers, and becomes a celebrity overnight. Yet the cautious, fussy Norrell is challenged by the emergence of another magician, the brilliant novice Jonathan Strange. Young, handsome, and daring, Strange is the very opposite of Norrell. He becomes Norrell's student, and they join forces in the war against France. But Strange is increasingly drawn to the wildest, most perilous forms of magic, straining his partnership with Norrell, and putting at risk everything else he holds dear. Time #1 Book of the Year Book Sense Book of the Year People Top Ten Books of the Year Winner of the Hugo Award New York Times Notable Book of the Year Salon.com Top Ten of 2004 Winner of the World Fantasy Award Nancy Pearl's Top 12 Books of 2004 Washington Post Book World's Best of 2004 Christian Science Monitor Best Fiction 2004 San Francisco Chronicle Best Books of 2004 Winner of the Locus Award for Best First Novel Chicago Tribune Best of 2004 Seattle Times 25 Best Books of 2004 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 12 Books of 2004 Village Voice "Top Shelf" Raleigh News & Observer Best of 2004 Rocky Mountain News critics' favorites of 2004
Author: K. Ancrum
Release Date: 2017-10-31
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
The Legend of the Golden Raven novella, part fairy tale and part gritty reality, follows a boy as he descends into madness. August and Jack weren’t meant to be friends. One is a misfit with a pyro streak and the other a golden boy on the rugby team. But as their relationship intensifies, Jack slowly begins to lose his mind—taking readers on an intimate journey into the fantasy kingdom creeping into the edges of his world. As the novella moves back and forth between a medieval legend and our own, contemporary world, nothing is as it seems. The boys alienate everyone around them as they struggle with their sanity and as Jack’s quest to fulfill a dark prophecy begins to consume them both . . . Devour this companion novella to The Wicker King. An ImprintBook Praise for The Wicker King: “An eerie and mesmerizing thriller that questions the spacewhere reality and perception overlap, The Wicker King is a spine-tingling read that will have you riveted.” —Caleb Roehrig, author of Last Seen Leaving and White Rabbit “An eerie piece of realistic fiction whose characters revelin intense emotions.” —KirkusReviews
Author: Stephen Lawhead
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2008-06-08
After losing everything he owns, forester Will Scarlet embarks on a search for none other than King Raven, whose exploits have already become legendary. After fulfilling his quest--and proving himself a skilled and loyal companion--Will joins the heroic archer and his men. Now, however, Will is in prison for a crime he did not commit. His sentence is death by hanging--unless he delivers King Raven and his band of cohorts. That, of course, he will never do. Wales is slowly falling under the control of the invading Normans, and King William the Red has given his ruthless barons control of the land. In desperation, the people turn to King Raven and his men for justice and survival in the face of the ever-growing onslaught. From deep in the forest they form a daring plan for deliverance, knowing that failure means death for them all. Scarlet continues Stephen R. Lawhead's riveting saga that began with the novel Hood, which relocated the legend of Robin Hood to the Welsh countryside and its dark forests. Steeped in Celtic mythology and the political intrigue of medieval Britain, Lawhead's trilogy conjures up an ancient past and holds a mirror to contemporary realities. Prepare for an epic tale that dares to shatter everything you thought you knew about Robin Hood.
Author: Susan King
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
Release Date: 2014-04-05
Author's Cut Edition Desperate to help her wrongly imprisoned brother, Mairi Macrae takes to the Scottish highways to steal the execution warrant, and waylays the wrong man when she takes down Border officer Rowan Scott. A notorious deputy on a secret mission, Rowan wants nothing to do with the beautiful Highland thief--yet soon they are caught in an intrigue over lost treasure and a mysterious portent. As passion steals both their hearts, Rowan and Mairi must take every risk—and lay down their lives to save each other. AWARDS: RT Reviewer's Choice Award: Best Medieval REVIEWS: "A wonderfully dark and delectable read. Susan King evokes the Lowlands as few writers have—with all the passion, intrigue, mystery and beauty of the land--and tells a unique, well-crafted romance." ~Kathe Robin, Romantic Times "A marvelous Scottish tale. Absolutely wonderful characters, breakneck pacing, and a great setting. I couldn’t put it down." ~Patricia Potter THE BORDER ROGUES, in series order The Raven's Wish The Raven's Moon The Heather Moon THE CELTIC NIGHTS, in series order The Stone Maiden The Swan Maiden The Sword Maiden Laird of the Wind OTHER TITLES by Susan King The Black Thorne's Rose
The white Wolf King Vladimir Tarquinius King of the Lycan. He is struggling to get his people safely from the Carpathian mountains to the United States .To avoid the evil Blackthorn, that wishes to destroy everyone he cares about. He thinks he shall spend his life in the service of his people, with no regard for his own happiness. He Unexpectedly meet's Gloria Daniels a young mother struggling to survive. Her beauty captivates Vladimir can he win this young woman's love ?Can he save his people ? Can he avoid Blackthorn? Only time will tell.