Fantasy book trailers

Over the last few years book trailers have become more and more impressive and have become an integral part of publishers marketing campaigns. This section is all about showcasing the best fantasy-related book trailers as they are released. Watch and enjoy!

Bound in Darkness, Kim ten Tusscher

Lilith, a young and rare dragon changer, was stolen by the uncompromising prophet Kasimirh when she was a baby. The prophet aims to convert the world to the faith of Jacob and does not shy from bloody war to achieve his goal. Kasimirh uses Lilith as a tool of mass destruction to terrorise his enemies into submission. When Lilith, after years of indoctrination, begins to apprehend the scale and gruesomeness of the acts she committed in the name of Jacob, she decides to flee. But Kasimirh does not allow her to end the twisted relationship between master and servant so easily... WHO CAN YOU TRUST, IF YOU ARE THE ULTIMATE WEAPON?

A Hero's Curse by P. S. Broaddus

For nearly ten years a strange drought has consumed the Kingdom of Mar. Essie, her sarcastic cat Tig and her secretive family are struggling to survive on their small farm nestled against the forbidding cliffs of the Valley of Fire when a rebellion against the cruel interim ruler is sparked. Forced to flee for their lives Essie and Tig lose themselves in the twisting labyrinth of the ancient lava flow. But the Valley of Fire is known to be the home of cunning rock basilisks and packs of hungry arcus vultures. There are even rumors of deep caverns where arcane evil lives. When Essie finds proof that the missing King Mactogonii may be alive, she must find the courage to help locate him. However, this is no easy choice. Essie is blind. She hasn't seen blue, or watched a rock basilisk hunt and has never run. To save her family and even the kingdom, she must face the greatest challenge of her life.

In a Wolf's Eyes, A. Katie Rose

Raine is a slave, a gladiator. Known as the Bloody Wolf, he is the champion of all champions in the Empire of Khalid. Ly'Tana is a warrior princess of Kel'Halla and is set to wed the heir to Khalid's throne, Crown Prince Broughton. When Raine and his new wizard pal, Rygel, accidentally murder the High King, they set in motion events which rapidly spiral out of control. Ly'Tana discovers the true, and violent, nature of her betrothed, a man nicknamed Prince Brutal for his vicious nature, and escapes her marriage. Brutal will stop at nothing to have her for his wife. To entice his runaway bride into a trap, he brings down and captures her griffin bodyguard, Bar. Ly'Tana vows to have Bar back or die trying, and seeks the help of Raine and Rygel, to free Bar from Brutal's clutches. In doing so, Raine and Ly'Tana are forced to flee for their lives, hunted by Brutal's secretive assassins. Can they escape the hunters and their silent, evil hounds? Can Ly'Tana evade Brutal's hungry need to marry her and seize her beloved country? Can Raine keep Ly'Tana alive and still save himself from capture and torture? Can they stop themselves from falling in love?

The Garnet Dagger, Andrea R. Cooper

Forbidden to cross the Elvin barrier into human lands, Brock cannot sate his curiosity. Cursed by a vampyre bite that forces him to feed on the life-essence of others, he is unable to touch another without taking their life. Chained by prophesy, he must find a witch, pierce her heart, and draw her blood for his cure. Celeste must escape the monks who have held her prisoner for years. Her magic has been kept dormant by her captors. An ancient powerful Warloc craves her powers. If he succeeds in devouring her magic, she and the world will die. When Brock falls in love with Celeste before realizing her demise is his cure, will love triumph over his desire to be healed? Will he risk everything to save her from a Warloc, an oath breaker, who also wants her dead?

Phoenix, SF Said

THE SUPERNOVA IS COMING... ONE BOY ALONE CAN SAVE THE GALAXY! Lucky thinks he's an ordinary Human boy. But one night, he dreams that the stars are singing - and wakes to find an uncontrollable power rising inside him. Now he's on the run, racing through space, searching for answers. In a galaxy at war, where Humans and Aliens are deadly enemies, the only people who can help him are an Alien starship crew - and an Alien warrior girl, with neon needles in her hair. Together, they must find a way to save the galaxy. For Lucky is not the only one in danger. His destiny and the fate of the universe are connected in the most explosive way...

MARKED: Soul Guardians Book # 1, Kim Richardson

Sixteen year-old Kara Nightingale’s ordinary life is suddenly turned upside down when she dies and wakes up in a strange new world with a new career—as a rookie for the Guardian Angel Legion. Kara is pulled into the supernatural, where monkeys drive the elevators, oracles scurry above giant crystal balls, and where demons feed on the souls of mortals. With the help of her Petty Officer and friend, David, Kara hurtles towards an adventure that will change her life forever...

The Nightmare Affair, Mindee Arnett

Sixteen year old Dusty Everhart breaks into houses late at night, but not because she is a criminal. No, she is a Nightmare. Literally. Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for magickind, and living in the shadow of her mother's infamy, is hard enough. But when Dusty sneaks into Eli Booker's house, things get a whole lot more complicated. He's hot, which means sitting on his chest and invading his dreams couldn't get much more embarrassing. But it does. Eli is dreaming of a murder. Then Eli's dream comes true. Now Dusty has to follow the clues-both within Eli's dreams and out of them-to stop the killer before more people turn up dead. And before the killer learns what she's up to and marks her as the next target.

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