№1 New York Times - Bestselling Author. ... The much-anticipated first book in a brand-new duology by New York Times bestselling author, Leigh Bardugo. Face your demons or feed them. Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country's bloody civil war - and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, the young king must find a way to refill Ravka's coffers, forge new alliances, and stop a rising threat to the once-great Grisha Army.
Yet with every day a dark magic within him grows stronger, threatening to destroy all he has ...|
#1 New York Times Bestseller. A Grisha novel. ... Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist.
Criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker has been offerd wealth beyond his wildest dreams. But to claim it, he`ll have to pull off a seemingly impossible heist: Break into the notorious Ice Court (a military stronghold that has never been breached), retrieve a hostage (who could unleash magical havoc on the world), survive long enough to collect his reward (and spend it).
Kaz need a crew desperate enough to take on this suicide mission and dangerous enough to get the job done - and he knows exactly who: six of the deadliest outcasts ...|
Over 5 million copies sold. ... Victory comes at a price. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal's betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart-and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her-Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all... starting with the crown on Maven's head.
But no battle is won alone, and before the Reds may rise as one, Mare must side with the boy who broke her heart in order to defeat the boy who almost broke her. Cal's powerful Silver allies, alongside Mare and the Scarlet Guard, prove a formidable force. But Maven is driven by ...|
New York Times bestselling author of Six of Crows. A Grisha novel. ... When you can't beat the odds, change the game.
Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off the most daring heist imaginable. But instead of divvying up a fat reward,they're fighting for their lives. As old enemies and new rivals descend on the city, a war will be waged in the streets - a battle for revenge and redemption that will decide the future of magic.
"Ocean's eleven set in a Game of Thrones-esque world... electric prose."
The Independent on Six of Crows ...|
#1 New York Times bestselling author. ... Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Alina Starkov is a soldier. When her regiment is attacked whilst crossing the Shadow Fold - a swath of unnatural darkness crawling with monsters - Alina unleashes dormant magic not even she knew she possessed.
Now Alina will enter a lavish world of royalty and intrigue as she trains with the Grisha - her country's magical military elite - and falls under the spell of their notorious leader, the Darkling. He believes Alina can summon a force capable of destroying the Shadow Fold and reuniting their war-ravaged country, but only if she can master her ...|
#1 New York Times bestselling author. ... Soldier. Summoner. Saint. For Alina Starkov , time is running out. The Darkling rules from his shadow throne while she, broken by their previous battle, is under the dubious protection of the zealots who worship her as a saint. And as Alina convalesces she must also battle her conflicted feeling for the Darkling and her beloved Mal.
Her last hopes lie with the magic of a long-vanished ancient creature and the chance that an outlaw prince still survives.
As her allies and enemies race toward war, only Alina stands between her country and a rising tide of darkness that could ...|
#1 New York Times bestselling author. ... Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Alina Starkov's power has grown, but not without a price. She is the Sun Summoner - hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she's taken. But she and best friend Mal can't outrun her enemies for long.
The Darkling is determined to claim Alina's magic and use it to take the Ravkan throne. With nowhere else to turn, Alina enlists the help of an infamous privateer and sets out to lead the Grisha army.
But as the truth of Alina's destiny unfolds, she slips deeper into the Darkling's deadly game of forbidden magic. to save ...|
Terry Pratchett and Friends. Aided and Abetted by "The Discworld" Empromium. ... Sir Terry Pratchett left us, far too early, in March 2015. To celebrate his life and works, we've given over the 2017 Discworld Diary - which will be a perennial diary - to remembrances and tributes from some of those who knew and loved him and his extraordinary body of work.
Contributors include Neil Gaiman, A. S. Byatt, Terry Pratchett's literary agent Colin Smythe, co-author of the "Long Earth" books Stephen Baxter, Steeleye Span singer Maddy Prior and many more. With an introduction from his daughter Rhianna ...|
Feminist fairytales for young and old. Await no princes to save you through their lips touching yours whilst you are in unwilling slumber. Wake each other up instead. Step into this world of empowering re-imagined fairytales where the stereotypes of obliging lovers, violent men and girls that need rescuing are transformed into brave princesses, blurred lines between heroes and villains, and a courageous Gretel who can bring down monsters on her own. ...|
Sometimes making the wrong choice is the right thing to do... ... Jenna is known as The Ice Cream Girl.
She doesn't mind the name one bit. After all, there far worse jobs than selling ice creams by the sea. Then one hot summer's day, everything changes and Jenna faces the most difficult decision of her life.
Craig spends as much time as he can at the beach hut in Everdene he rents with a few of his mates. It's the perfect break from his stressful job, and he loves to surf. But one weekend he notices a girl on the beach - for all the wrong reasons.
For Jenna and Craig, it's a chance meeting which ...|