Queen of Fire

Author: Anthony Ryan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781405525978
Release Date: 2015-07-02
Genre: Fiction

Queen of Fire is the spectacular conclusion to the internationally bestselling Raven's Shadow series - a powerful tale of desperate battles, deadly politics and epic adventure. EMPIRES WILL FALL Queen Lyrna has survived the bloody siege of Alltor. Now she must rally her troops and take back the capital from the Volarian invaders. But driving her hated enemy out of the Realm will not satisfy her lust for vengeance - she wants to pursue them across the ocean and burn their empire to ashes. To do so, she must place her faith in the Seventh Order: men and women who wield terrible powers, born of the Dark itself. Vaelin Al Sorna would sacrifice his life for his queen - and may yet have to. Only by unmasking the Volarians' mysterious Ally can the tide of war be turned. To this end, Vaelin must travel deep into the icebound north, in search of a man who cannot die - and he must do it without the aid of his blood song, which has fallen ominously silent . . . Praise for Raven's Shadow: 'Engrossing' - Buzzfeed 'Powerful' - SFFWorld 'Compelling' - SFX Books by Anthony Ryan: Raven's Shadow Blood Song Tower Lord Queen of Fire Raven's Blade The Wolf's Call (coming July 2019) The Draconis Memoria The Waking Fire The Legion of Flame The Empire of Ashes

Tower Lord

Author: Anthony Ryan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781405525954
Release Date: 2014-07-03
Genre: Fiction

TOWER LORD is the second novel in the internationally bestselling Raven's Shadow series, which began with epic fantasy blockbuster BLOOD SONG. THE REALM BURNS. Vaelin Al Sorna is tired of war. He's fought countless battles in service to the Realm and Faith. His reward was the loss of his love, the death of his friends and a betrayal by his king. After five years in an Alpiran dungeon, he just wants to go home. Reva intends to welcome Vaelin back with a knife between the ribs. He destroyed her family and ruined her life. Nothing will stop her from exacting bloody vengeance - not even the threat of invasion from the greatest enemy the Realm has ever faced. Yet as the fires of war spread, foes become friends and truths turn to lies. To save the Realm, Reva must embrace a future she does not want - and Vaelin must revisit a past he'd rather leave buried. Praise for Raven's Shadow: 'Engrossing' - Buzzfeed 'Powerful' - SFFWorld 'Compelling' - SFX Raven's Shadow Blood Song Tower Lord Queen of Fire Raven's Blade The Wolf's Call (coming July 2019) The Draconis Memoria The Waking Fire The Legion of Flame The Empire of Ashes

Blood Song

Author: Anthony Ryan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781405525961
Release Date: 2013-04-11
Genre: Fiction

Blood Song is the epic first novel in the internationally bestselling Raven's Shadow series - an enthralling tale of desperate battles, deadly politics and epic adventure. We have fought battles that left more than a hundred corpses on the ground and not a word of it has ever been set down. The Order fights, but often it fights in shadow, without glory or reward. We have no banners. Vaelin Al Sorna is the Sixth Order's newest recruit. Under their brutal training regime, he learns how to forge a blade, survive the wilds and kill a man quickly and quietly - all in the name of protecting the Realm and the Faith. Now his skills will be put to the test. War is coming. Vaelin must draw upon the very essence of his strength and cunning if he is to survive the coming conflict. Yet as the world teeters on the edge of chaos, Vaelin will learn that the truth can cut deeper than any sword. 'Engrossing' - Buzzfeed 'Powerful' - SFFWorld 'Compelling' - SFX Books by Anthony Ryan: Raven's Shadow Blood Song Tower Lord Queen of Fire Raven's Blade The Wolf's Call (coming July 2019) The Draconis Memoria The Waking Fire The Legion of Flame The Empire of Ashes

The Waking Fire

Author: Anthony Ryan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780356506371
Release Date: 2016-07-07
Genre: Fiction

'Fabulous . . . Sure to be another fantasy classic' Huffington Post UK 'The world Ryan has created for his new dragon adventure is a joy to visualise' SciFiNow Claydon Torcreek is a Blood-blessed, able to channel the powers contained in the blood of wild drakes. While his brethren serve as elite spies and assassins, Clay prefers the life of a small-time criminal in the dangerous slums of Carvenport. Yet war is coming, and it seems Clay is going to end up on the losing side - unless he can track down a legendary drake, whose powerful blood might just be enough to achieve victory. Clay has handled many things in his time (most of them illegal) but nothing as priceless as his nation's future. Anthony Ryan - bestselling author of fantasy sensation Blood Song - delivers an action-packed epic fantasy of exploration and adventure, spies and assassins, explosive magic and the furious battle to forge an empire. 'A fascinating world packed with dragons, pirates, political machinations and an interesting magic system to boot' Fantasy Faction 'A marvellous piece of imagination with plenty of twists, a refreshingly different setting, and excellent world-building' Mark Lawrence 'Memorable characters and great action' Django Wexler 'Excellent epic fantasy' BookBag Books by Anthony Ryan: The Draconis Memoria The Waking Fire The Legion of Flame The Empire of Ashes Raven's Shadow Blood Song Tower Lord Queen of Fire Raven's Blade The Wolf's Call (coming July 2019)

The Empire of Ashes

Author: Anthony Ryan
Publisher: Ace
ISBN: 9781101987957
Release Date: 2019-05-21
Genre: Fiction

In the White Drake's war, the price of freedom is paid in blood and fire . . . For hundreds of years, the Ironship Trading Syndicate was fueled by drake blood--and protected by the Blood-blessed, those few who could drink it and wield fearsome powers. But now the very thing that sustained the corporate world threatens to destroy it. A drake of unimaginable power has risen, and it commands an army of both beasts and men. Rogue Blood-blessed Claydon Torcreek, Syndicate agent Lizanne Lethridge and Ironship captain Corrick Hilemore have been spread to disparate corners of the world, but they are united in their desire to defeat the White Drake and the Spoiled who follow it. Humanity itself is at stake, but with the aid of ancient knowledge, revolutionary technology and unexpected allies, all hope is not lost. Saving the world will require sacrifice, as Clay, Lizanne and Hilemore will see all they know either consumed by flames or reborn from the ashes.

A Dark Faerie Tale Series Omnibus Books 1 2 3 Extras

Author: Alexia Purdy
Publisher: Lyrical Lit. Publishing
ISBN:
Release Date: 2015-04-09
Genre: Fiction

Magic and Malice abound... Shade is thrown into the treacherous Land of Faerie when she meets a mysterious Teleen warrior made of fire and electricity. Sent on a journey to obtain a rare magic only she can wield, she must race against time to save her new friends from the wrath of the Unseelie armies. Discovering her own unique magic and heritage while maneuvering the challenges of Faerie, Shade must fight for everyone she loves to keep her frail world intact. The adamant Unseelie Queen, Aveta, is never one to be trifled with, and she will do anything to keep Shade from succeeding. Along with the darkest creatures of Faerie, the Unseelie hunt Shade to the ends of the earth to use her magic for their own nefarious devices and destroy everything Shade holds dear. Things are never as they seem in the Land of Faerie. This Omnibus includes the following Novels & Extras: Evangeline Ever Shade Ever Fire Ever Winter The Cursed (Also Available Separately) Books in this series: The Withering Palace Evangeline Ever Shade Ever Fire Eve Winter The Cursed Ever Wrath Without Armor History of Fire Ever Dead Legends of Fire (coming soon!)

Literature and the Child

Author: Lee Galda
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305854987
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 9th Edition, offers thorough, concise coverage of the genres and formats of children’s literature and guidance on using literature in the classroom. With a focus on diverse award-winning titles, this market-leading text includes beautifully written and illustrated discussions of exemplary titles for readers in nursery school through middle school. A stunning design features interior illustrations by Lauren Stringer, an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. Each genre chapter contains criteria for evaluating literary quality, equipping students with a resource to guide text selection in the classroom. Practical, research-based information about teaching appears throughout, including sample teaching ideas and an emphasis on the importance of selecting and teaching complex texts. Extensive booklists provide excellent, ongoing resources and highlight texts that emphasize diversity. This text helps teachers understand how to select books that best serve their curriculum goals as well as the interests and needs of their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Raven s Ladder

Author: Jeffrey Overstreet
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
ISBN: 9781400074679
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Fiction

If there is any hope for the people of Abascar, it lies in the courage of Cyndere, daughter of Bel Amica's queen, and the fiery gifts of the ale boy, who is devising a rescue for prisoners of the savage Cent Regus beastmen. As his faith suffers one devastating blow after another, Cal-raven's journey is a perilous climb from despair to a faint gleam of hope.

Star of Danger

Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780575113534
Release Date: 2011-09-29
Genre: Fiction

Although the natives of Darkover are the descendants of a long-lost Terran colony spacers who have recently taken up residence on their planet. Many feel that these strangers from space have the power to disrupt the entire society of Darkover. Yet despite the mutual prejudice between the people of Earth and Darkover, Terran Larry Montray and Kennard Alton, the heir to the Alton Domain, forge a bond of friendsip which flourished even in the face of their families disapproval. And when Larry and Kennard are forced to combine Darkover matrix magic with Terran technology to stand against a mutual enemy, will thei personal alliance fracture the stability of both their cultures and bring about a new era in Terran-Darkovan relations?

Thendara House

Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780575113688
Release Date: 2011-09-29
Genre: Fiction

It was a place on Darkover where the Order of the Renunciates dwelled - women as Free Amazons, who had renounced all subservience to men. And who sought for total equality in all spheres of society. To Thendara House came the Terran Magda in exchange for the Free Amazon Jaella, who had become the wife of an Earthman and had entered the Terran enclave. The cross-currents of these two cultures - one male-dominated, one egalitarian, brings into focus all the deepest questions of love and marriage, of male and female, of justice and injustice. Thendaria House is a novel of future speculation destined to be a classic masterwork o the role of women in any world.

The Forbidden Tower

Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780575113626
Release Date: 2011-09-29
Genre: Fiction

This is the novel of four who defied the powers of the matrix guardians - fanatics who protected those powers so that the planet of the ruddy sun might never fall beneath the influence of the materialistic Terrans. The four who found themselves fused into a terrifying unity in that defiance were two men and two women. The men were Damon Ridenow, a Comyn of the ruling caste, and Andrew Carr, the Earthman who had won for himself the right of clan-entry. The women were Ellemir, betrothed of Damon, and Callista, who foreswore her vows to seek the love of the alien from the stars. All the forces of the Ancient Darkover were to combine to resist this "unnatural" alliance - and the novel that grew out of this physical and psychic conflict displays the talent of Marion Zimmer Bradley at its finest! The story of the building of the Forbidden Tower - and its ultimate fate - will stand high in the bestselling Darkover saga.

Rediscovery

Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780575114036
Release Date: 2011-09-29
Genre: Fiction

This famous and bestselling series continues with the bestselling fantasy author, Mercedes Lackey. Leonie Hasture, headstrong daughter of one of the most powerful telepathic families who rule Darkover, is to be trained in the use of her psychic powers. Although this is an event she has long dreamed of, she is plagued by a terrifying premonition....

Video Sourcebook

Author: Thomson Gale
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 1414400993
Release Date: 2007-10
Genre: Performing Arts

From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.