Jasper de Joode profile

Place of birth: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Now living: Zevenbergen, The Netherlands

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Jasper de Joode's 135 reviews

The Place of Dead Kings

by Geoffrey Wilson

It is 1855. The English revolt has failed, and brutal General Vadula governs England now. Only a few small bands of English rebels still hold out against the Rajthanan empi [...]

Series: The Land of Hope and Glory series #2
Published: 2012

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Rook

by Daniel OMalley

The body you are wearing used to be mine. So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing latex gloves. Wit [...]

Series: The Checquy Files #1
Published: 2012

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Rogue

by Steven L Kent

Earth, 2512 A.D. Humans populate the six arms of the Milky Way Galaxy. The oppressive Unified Authority controls Earth’s colonies with an iron fist, stamping out revo [...]

Series: The Clone Rebellion #2
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Dangerous Gifts

by Gaie Sebold

Babylon Steel, former avatar of the goddess of sex and war, currently owner of the Scarlet Lantern, the best brothel on Scalentine, city of portals, has been offered a job; [...]

Series: A Babylon Steel Novel #2
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Homunculus

by James P Blaylock

A mysterious airship orbits through the foggy skies above Victorian London. It’s terrible secrets are sought by many, including: The Royal Society, a fraudulent evang [...]

Series: A Tale of Langdon St. Ives #2
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Truancy City

by Isamu Fukui

As a new threat arises from outside the walls of the City, the warring Truants and Educators must join forces or be destroyed. The fate of the City is determined at last in [...]

Series:
Published: 2008

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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After America

by John Birmingham

The world changed forever when a massive wave of energy slammed into North America and wiped out 99 percent of the population. As the United States lay in ruins, chaos erup [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2010

Score: 93

Our rating: 9.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Seraphina

by Rachel Hartman

The kingdom of Goredd is populated by humans and by dragons who fold themselves into a human form. Though they live alongside each other, the peace between them is uneasy. [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.4 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Sword of Fire and Sea

by Erin Hoffman

Three generations ago Captain Vidarian Rulorat’s great-grandfather gave up an imperial commission to commit social catastrophe by marrying a fire priestess. For love, [...]

Series: The Chaos Knight #1
Published: 0000

Score: 79

Our rating: 7.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Last Minute

by Eleanor Updale

9.21am: business as usual on a high street in England. 9.22am: the explosions are heard for miles around, and in the early confusion there is talk of a gas leak, a plane cr [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Ack-Ack Macaque

by Gareth L Powell

In 1944, as waves of German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain’s best hopes for victory lie with a Spitfire pilot codenamed ‘Ack-Ack Macaque’. The troubl [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Wingheart: Luminous Rock

by Benjamin Gabbay

Magnus Wingheart never knew about the world of Arkane. He never knew about the past his older brother, Drake, had kept hidden from him, nor that his parents had died at the [...]

Series: Wingheart Trilogy #1
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Republic

by Steven L Kent

Earth, 2508 A.D.. Humans populate the six arms of the Milky Way Galaxy. The oppressive Unified Authority controls Earth’s colonies with an iron first, stamping out re [...]

Series: The Clone Rebellion #1
Published: 0000

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Scourge of the Betrayer

by Jeff Salyards

Many tales are told of the Syldoon Empire and its fearsome soldiers, who are known throughout the world for their treachery and atrocities. Some say that the Syldoon eat vi [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Truancy Origins

by Isamu Fukui

Fifteen years ago, the Mayor of the Education City was presented with an unwelcome surprise by his superiors: twin six-month-old boys. As the Mayor reluctantly accepted the [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 84

Our rating: 8.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Black Feathers

by Joseph DLacey

It is the Black Dawn, a time of environmental apocalypse, the earth wracked and dying. It is the Bright Day, a time long generations hence, when a peace has descended acros [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Doctor and the Roughrider

by Mike Resnick

It’s August 19, 1884. The consumptive Doc Holliday is preparing to await his end in a sanatorium in Leadville, Colorado, when the medicine man Geronimo enlists him on [...]

Series: A Weird West Tale #3
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Tragedy Paper

by Elizabeth LaBan

Every year at an exclusive private boarding school in New York state, the graduating students uphold an old tradition – they must swear an oath of secrecy and leave b [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2013

Score: 91

Our rating: 9.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Grim Company

by Luke Scull

Set years after mages stormed the heavens and brought down the gods, casting their bodies to the world below where the corpses now leak wild, unpredictable and extremely da [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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SEAL Team 666

by Weston Ochse

One man down after they lost a sniper on a certain mission in Abbottabad, Pakistan, NAVY SEAL Cadet Jack Walker is chosen to join the US’s only supernatural unconvent [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Seizure

by Kathy Reichs

The Virals' home on Loggerhead Island is under threat, and only one thing can save it: a lot of money. A 300-year-old legend. Rumour has it that notorious pirate Anne B [...]

Series: Tory Brennan series #2
Published: 2011

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Falling Kingdoms

by Morgan Rhodes

In a land where magic has been forgotten and peace has reigned for centuries, unrest is simmering. Three kingdoms battle for power… A princess must journey into enem [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.0 | 5 positive reader reviews

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Without Warning

by John Birmingham

March 14, 2003. In Kuwait, American forces are lock and loaded for the invasion of Iraq. In Paris, a cover agent is close to cracking a terrorist cell. And just north of th [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2008

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Age of Ra

by James Lovegrove

The Ancient Egyptian gods have defeated all the other pantheons and claimed dominion over the earth, dividing it into warring factions. Lt. David Westwynter, a British sold [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 83

Our rating: 8.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blood of Ambrose

by James Enge

In a remote city on the edge of two worlds, where blood has power and water is more precious than freedom, three far-flung friends unite on a quest to save their families. [...]

Series: Morlock the Maker #1
Published: 0000

Score: 83

Our rating: 8.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Noise Within

by Ian Whates

On the brink of perfecting the long sought-after human/ AI interface, Philip Kaufman finds his world thrown into turmoil as a scandal from the past returns to haunt him and [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Aylesford Skull

by James P Blaylock

It is the summer of 1883 and Professor Langdon St. Ives – brilliant but eccentric scientist and explorer – is at home in Aylesford with his family. However, a f [...]

Series: A Tale of Langdon St. Ives #1
Published: 2013

Score: 98

Our rating: 9.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Truancy

by Isamu Fukui

In an alternate world, in a nameless totalitarian city, the autocratic Mayor rules the school system with an iron fist, with the help of his Educators. Fighting against the [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Into the Nightside

by Simon R Green

John Taylor is not a private detective per se, but he has a knack for finding lost things. That's why he's been hired to descend into the Nightside, an otherworldly [...]

Series: Nightside series: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Flash

by Sean C Sousa

Long ago, the first reign of Grigori Geist nearly destroyed the Earth. Returned from exile, Geist is secretly rebuilding his kingdom beneath Antarctica, assembling his robo [...]

Series: The Forever Saga: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 78

Our rating: 7.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Uncrowned King

by Rowena Cory Daniells

Thirteen year old Pro watches powerless as her father’s enemies march on his castle. A traitor whispers poison in the King’s ear, undermining his trust in her b [...]

Series: King Rolen\'s Kin Series: Book 2
Published: 2010

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Virals

by Kathy Reichs

Tory Brennan, niece of acclaimed forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (of the Bones novels and hit TV show), is the leader of a ragtag band of teenage "sci-phile [...]

Series: Tory Brennan series #1
Published: 2010

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Redeye

by James Lovegrove

The eastern seaboard of the USA is experiencing the worst winter weather in living memory, and John Redlaw is in the cold white thick of it. He’s come to America to i [...]

Series: Redlaw series #2
Published: 2012

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Janus Affair

by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

Evildoers beware! Retribution is at hand, thanks to Britain's best-kept secret agents. Certainly no strangers to peculiar occurrences, agents Wellington Books and Eliza [...]

Series: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #2
Published: 2012

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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City of Glass

by Cassandra Clare

To save her mother's life, Clary must travel to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters - never mind that entering the city without permission is aga [...]

Series: Mortal Instruments: Book 3
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Halo: Glasslands

by Karen Traviss

The Covenant has collapsed after a long, brutal war that saw billions slaughtered on Earth and her colonies. For the first time in decades, however, peace finally seems pos [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Bitter Seeds

by Ian Tregillis

The year is 1939. Raybould Marsh and other members of British Intelligence have gathered to watch a damaged reel of film in a darkened room. It appears to show German troop [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2010

Score: 98

Our rating: 9.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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MetaWars: The Dead are Rising

by Jeff Norton

In an unforgiving future, two warring factions - the Millennials and the Guardians - are locked in a brutal battle over control of an online virtual world called the Metasp [...]

Series: MetaWars: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Doctor and the Kid

by Mike Resnick

The time is 1882. With the Gunfight at the O. K. Corral and the battle with the thing that used to be Johnny Ringo behind him (see The Buntline Special), the consumptive Do [...]

Series: A Weird West Tale #2
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blood and Feathers

by Lou Morgan

Alice isn’t having the best of days: she got rained on, missed her bus, was late for work. When two angels arrive, claiming her life so far is a lie, it turns epic, g [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 93

Our rating: 9.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Hazardous Goods

by John A Mackie

Donnie Elder never imagined himself in the delivery business. But he’s been out of work and his mother is calling twice a day, so he’ll try anything. On his fir [...]

Series: Arcane Transport series: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Spectyr

by Philippa Ballantine

Though one of the most powerful Deacons, Sorcha Faris has a tarnished reputation to overcome. She and her partner, Deacon Merrick Chambers, find themselves chasing down rum [...]

Series: Book of the Order #2
Published: 0000

Score: 84

Our rating: 8.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Falling Machine

by Andrew P Mayer

In 1880 women aren’t allowed to vote, much less dress up in a costume and fight crime… But twenty-year-old socialite Sarah Stanton still dreams of becoming a h [...]

Series: Society of Steam: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Gridlinked

by Neal Asher

In outer space you can never feel sure that your adversary is altogether human. The runcible buffers on Samarkand have been mysteriously sabotaged, killing many thousands a [...]

Series: Agent Cormac series: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Crusher

by Niall Leonard

To catch a killer, Finn Maguire may have to become one... Everything changed the day Finn found his father in a pool of blood, bludgeoned to death. His dull, dreary life is [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 77

Our rating: 7.6 | 1 positive reader reviews

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City of Ashes

by Cassandra Clare

Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what's normal when you're a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma [...]

Series: Mortal Instruments: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Redlaw

by James Lovegrove

They live among us, abhorred, marginalised, despised. They are vampires, known politely as Sunless. The job of policing their community falls to the men and women of the Su [...]

Series: Redlaw series #1
Published: 2011

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Babylon Steel

by Gaie Sebold

Babylon Steel, ex-sword-for-hire, ex-other things, runs the best brothel in Scalentine; city of many portals, two moons, and a wide variety of races, were-creatures, and re [...]

Series: A Babylon Steel Novel #1
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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City of Bones

by Cassandra Clare

When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder - much less a murder committed by three teenager [...]

Series: Mortal Instruments: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Phoenix Rising

by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

With Phoenix Rising, Phillipa Ballantine and Tee Morris have created a great addition to the growing steampunk genre and have given a new take on fighting crime. For me, th [...]

Series: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #1
Published: 2011

Score: 83

Our rating: 8.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Siege

by Nick Brown

270 AD. Rome has ruled Syria for over three centuries. But now the weakened empire faces a desperate threat: Queen Zenobia of Palmyra has turned her Roman-trained army agai [...]

Series: Agent of Rome: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Dodger

by Terry Pratchett

Come one come all to greatest city in the world. In London, all men are free, the streets are lined with gold and the naughty ladies are friendly to all. In London there ar [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 93

Our rating: 9.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Touched by an Alien

by Gini Koch

How can a sexy marketing manager join forces with an Alpha Centauri male in Armani to save the planet-using hairspray, a Mont Blanc pen, and rock n' roll? Easy... She&# [...]

Series: Alien Novels
Published: 0000

Score: 84

Our rating: 8.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Tomorrow the Killing

by Daniel Polansky

Once he was a hero of the Great War, and then a member of the dreaded Black House. Now he is the criminal linchpin of Low Town. His name is Warden. He thought he had left t [...]

Series: Low Town: Book 2
Published: 2012

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Dead of Winter

by Lee Collins

Cora Ogelsby and her husband, Ben, hunt things - things that shouldn't exist. When the marshal of Leadville, Colorado, comes across a pair of mysterious, bloody deaths [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.3 | 2 positive reader reviews

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Insurrection

by Robyn Young

The King of Scotland is dead. The nobles fight over the succession, unaware that King Edward of England has plans of his own. For years, Edward has nurtured a fierce vision [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2010

Score: 93

Our rating: 9.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Breed

by Chase Novak

Alex and Leslie Twisden told each other they would do anything to have children. The price didn't matter. But the experimental procedure they found had costs they could [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Adventures of Nana Barb

by John Auckland

The Universe is dangerously close to collapsing. With a shady authority known as the Time Police on their tail, will the Timeseekers be able to save us all? Their only hope [...]

Series: Lost in Time: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.8 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Wolf Age

by James Enge

Wuruyaaria: city of werewolves, whose raiders range over the dying northlands, capturing human beings for slaves or meat. Wuruyaaria: where a lone immortal maker wages a se [...]

Series: Morlock the Maker #3
Published: 0000

Score: 87

Our rating: 8.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Maria and the Devil

by Graham Thomas

The Devil has ridden out. Montana’s most feared outlaw has left his secret lover, Maria, alone in their secluded house deep in the wilds. If he had known that she was [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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God's Eye

by AJ Scudiere

Katharine Geryon is living the life her family name has dictated, and why not? After all, it has given her a good job in the family company and a fine life with all the thi [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 87

Our rating: 8.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Buntline Special

by Mike Resnick

The year is 1881. The United States of America ends at the Mississippi River. Beyond lies the Indian nations, where the magic of powerful Medicine Men has halted the advanc [...]

Series: A Weird West Tale #1
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Besieged

by Rowena Cory Daniells

Sorne, the estranged son of a King on the verge of madness, is being raised as a weapon to wield against the mystical Wyrds. Half a continent away, his father is planning t [...]

Series: Outcast Chronicles: Book 1
Published: 2012

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Zak Corbin: Master of Machines

by Tony Russo

All young Zak Corbin wants is a robot - in a time when nearly everyone has one. But there is great fear of the Corbin name. Doctor Elias Corbin was regarded as a famous bui [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Eyre Affair

by Jasper Fforde

There is another 1985, where London’s criminal gangs have moved into the lucrative literary market, and Thursday Next is on the trail of a new crime wave’s Mr B [...]

Series: Thursday Next: Book 1
Published: 2001

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Alexander Outland: Space Pirate

by GJ Koch

Captain Alexander Outland of the Sixty-Nine (short for Space vessel 3369, of course) is the best pilot in the galaxy. He’s also a pirate, smuggler, and loved and loat [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling

by Michael Boccacino

When the nanny to the young Darrow boys is found murdered on the outskirts of Blackfield, Charlotte Markham, the recently hired governess, steps in to take over their care. [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 81

Our rating: 8.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blood Zero Sky

by J Gabriel Gates

Unprofitables are banished to work camps to pay off their credit. Other tie-men and women look on apathetically. Fair is fair. Everyone knows you shouldn't use more cre [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 81

Our rating: 8.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The King's Bastard

by Rowena Cory Daniells

Only seven minutes younger than Rolencia’s heir, Byren has never hungered for the throne. He laughs when a seer predicts that he will kill his twin. But the royal hei [...]

Series: King Rolen\'s Kin Series: Book 1
Published: 2010

Score: 92

Our rating: 9.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Rise of Nine

by Pittacus Lore

Until the day I met John Smith, Number Four, I'd been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive. Together, we are much more powerful. But it could only last s [...]

Series: Lorien Legacies: Book 3
Published: 2013

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Sundering

by Ruthanne Reid

Harry Iskinder knows the rules. Don't touch the water, or it will pull you under. Conserve food, because there’s no arable land. Use Sundered slaves gently, or th [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 77

Our rating: 7.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Breaking the Devil’s Heart

by HA Goodman

When Stewart and Layla recruit a demon to spy on the Devil, their decision takes them on whirlwind ride through the afterlife. [...]

Series: Login of Demons: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Temptress of the Flame

by Wade Kakoschke

Halius is a Plainsward, a simple man tasked with a grave responsibility. Leaving his home behind in search of a cure to a disease that threatens to destroy his village, he [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 83

Our rating: 8.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Power Of Six

by Pittacus Lore

They caught Number One in Malaysia. Number Two in England. And Number Three in Kenya. They tried to catch Number Four in Ohio . . . and failed. I am Number Seven. And I' [...]

Series: Lorien Legacies: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 89

Our rating: 8.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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I Am Number Four

by Pittacus Lore

John Smith is not your average teenager. He regularly moves from small town to small town. He changes his name and identity. He does not put down roots. He cannot tell anyo [...]

Series: Lorien Legacies: Book 1
Published: 2011

Score: 87

Our rating: 8.4 | 3 positive reader reviews

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A Quarter of Magic

by Zoe Tyson

In a World born out of magic lives 14 year old Miloney Merren. In his World humans are ruled by an immortal species of creature. And the creatures have one major rule. A hu [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 78

Our rating: 7.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Haunting Duet

by James Stills

A tenuous pact between two rival organizations - a guild of powerful and ambitious wizards called the Prismatic Brotherhood and a reclusive dragon-worshipping cult of cleri [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 72

Our rating: 7.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Bane of Yoto

by Joshua Viola

Some say the Arbitrators existed long before the world was born. Others believe their dark powers spun the fabric of time itself. They are mystery. But here is truth: After [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Enlightenment of Abigail Brown

by Mark Waters

Thrown into a world of magic, myth and dragons, Abigail has discovered her true self and now relishes her new existence as Princess of Nousidia. This life, however, is to b [...]

Series: Nousidian Chronicles: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 76

Our rating: 7.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Runelight

by Joanne Harris

Six hundred miles apart, two girls each bear on their skin a runemark: a symbol of the Old Days when the known Worlds were ruled by the gods from their sky citadel, Asgard. [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2011

Score: 94

Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Enchantment of Abigail Brown

by Mark Waters

Abigail is a smart girl, her gangly figure and flame red hair making her a target for taunts and trouble, but she’s a tough nut with an inner strength that will mould [...]

Series: Nousidian Chronicles: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 77

Our rating: 7.6 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Runemarks

by Joanne Harris

Maddy Smith has always been an outsider. Born with a rusty-coloured rune on her hand - what the villagers call a ruinmark - she is scarred by this symbol of the old gods, a [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2007

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Fire City

by Bali Rai

Twenty-five years ago the world changed forever. A great war, which had raged for three years ended, and the reign of the Demons began... Within the crumbling walls of Fire [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 87

Our rating: 8.6 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Sweet Venom

by Tera Lynn Childs

Meet Grace, who just moved to San Francisco. It's a tiny bit scary starting over, but it gets scarier when a minotaur walks in the door. And even more shocking when a g [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Woman Who Died a Lot

by Jasper Fforde

The BookWorld's leading enforcement officer Thursday Next is four months into an enforced semi-retirement following an assassination attempt. She returns home to Swindo [...]

Series: Thursday Next: Book 7
Published: 2012

Score: 96

Our rating: 9.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Last Death of Tev Chrisini

by Jennifer Bresnick

Tev Chrisini is a soldier who can't die, caught in the middle of a war that won't end. Unable to discover the cause of his unique and puzzling condition, Tev has sp [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 74

Our rating: 7.2 | 2 positive reader reviews

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Straight Razor Cure

by Daniel Polansky

Welcome to Low Town. Here, the criminal is king. The streets are filled with the screeching of fish hags, the cries of swindled merchants, the inviting murmurs of working g [...]

Series: Low Town: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 83

Our rating: 8.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Circus Maximus

by Damian Dibben

The History Keepers are in terrible danger once more. Stocks of Atomium - the crucial ingredient which allows them to travel through time - are perilously low, and the agen [...]

Series: The History Keepers: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Wreckers Gate

by Eric T Knight

A small band of soldiers is ambushed by raiders and forced to flee into the towering sand dunes of the Gur al Krin desert. The raiders let them go, knowing that none surviv [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 60

Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blood of the Revenant

by NR Allen

Something strange is happening in Returning City, something dangerous. Gabriel has never questioned things before. He knows that because he is a revenant like everyone else [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 55

Our rating: 5.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blood's Pride

by Evie Manieri

A generation has passed since the Norlanders' great ships bore down on Shadar, and the Dead Ones slashed and burned the city into submission, enslaving the Shadari peop [...]

Series: Shattered Kingdoms: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 80

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Geist

by Philippa Ballantine

Between the living and the dead is the Order of the Deacons, protectors of the Empire, guardians against possession, sentinels enlisted to ward off malevolent hauntings by [...]

Series: Book of the Order #1
Published: 0000

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Dirty Streets of Heaven

by Tad Williams

Sure, he takes the occasional trip to Heaven, but his job as an advocate - arguing the fate of the recently deceased - keeps him pretty busy on Earth, and he's more tha [...]

Series: Bobby Dollar: Book 1
Published: 2012

Score: 92

Our rating: 9.1 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Storm Begins

by Damian Dibben

Imagine if you lost your parents - not just in place, but in time. Jake Djones' mum and dad have gone missing and they could be anywhere in the world - at any time in h [...]

Series: The History Keepers: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Army of Doctor Moreau

by Guy Adams

Following the trail of several corpses seemingly killed by wild animals, Holmes and Watson stumble upon the experiments of Doctor Moreau. Moreau through vivisection and cru [...]

Series: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Avalonia: The Three Realms

by Ashley Kate Simmons

Lily is an average teenage girl who finds herself drawn into a world filled with beings only heard of in myths and legends. Faeries, Vampires and Werewolves both good and b [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 50

Our rating: 5.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Hats off to Brandenburg

by Graham Thomas

London, 1815 – The Roxy Playhouse is in trouble! The Roxy Playhouse Irregulars, those libertine artists and dreamers, are up to their necks in debt – “Pay [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 96

Our rating: 9.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Blood Oath

by Christopher Farnsworth

There are worse things in this world than al-Qaeda and North Korea, Zach. And they are just waiting for their chance at us. Sharp and ambitious, Zach Barrows is on his way [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2010

Score: 94

Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Land of Hope and Glory

by Geoffrey Wilson

It is 1852. The Indian empire of Rajthana has ruled Europe for more than a hundred years. With their vast armies, steam-and-sorcery technology and mastery of the mysterious [...]

Series: The Land of Hope and Glory series #1
Published: 2011

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Seasons of War

by Daniel Abraham

The poets and their magical andat have protected the cities of the Khaiem against their rivals in Galt for generations. Otah, Khai of the Winter City of Machi, has tried fo [...]

Series: The Long Price Quartet: Books 3 and 4
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Forging of a Knight

by Hugo V Negron

A battle against the forces of Those That Stand in Shadow brings an end to an old hero and a beginning for a new one. Together with a half-orc thief named Glaive, a young w [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Shadow and Betrayal

by Daniel Abraham

In a remote mountain academy, the politically expendable younger sons of the Great Houses study for an extraordinary task. Most will fail, some will die, but the reward for [...]

Series: The Long Price Quartet: Books 1 and 2
Published: 0000

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.4 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Inside Straight

by George RR Martin

In the six decades since the alien plague known as the “Wild Card virus” spread a wave of mutations across the globe, humanity has begun to come to terms with i [...]

Series: Wild Cards
Published: 2008

Score: 90

Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Seven Princes

by John R Fultz

Seven Princes. A Sorcerer slaughters the King and his entire court in front of the disbelieving eyes of young Prince D’zan. From that moment D’zan is driven by [...]

Series: Book of the Shaper: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 79

Our rating: 7.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Time Weaver

by Thomas A Knight

Thirty-year-old Seth was an ordinary programmer before the car accident. Now he's been attacked and kidnapped, and wakes up in the strange new world of Galadir with no [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2012

Score: 71

Our rating: 7.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Dragonforge

by James Maxey

After the death of King Albekizan, Shandrazel and his allies struggle to keep the kingdom intact as the radical human prophet, Ragnar gathers forces to launch a full scale [...]

Series: Dragon Age Trilogy: Book 2
Published: 2008

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Bitterwood

by James Maxey

Bitterwood has spent the past twenty years hunting down dragons, one at a time. But he is getting old and the hate that he has carried in his heart since a group of dragon- [...]

Series: Dragon Age Trilogy: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 77

Our rating: 7.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Spirit Eater

by Rachel Aaron

With the pressure on after his success in Gaol, Eli Monpress, professional thief and degenerate, decides it's time to lie low for a bit. Taking up residence in a tiny s [...]

Series: The Legend of Eli Monpress: Book 3
Published: 2010

Score: 95

Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Spirit Rebellion

by Rachel Aaron

Eli Monpress is brilliant. He's incorrigible. And he's a thief. He's also still at large, which drives Miranda Lyonette crazy. While she's been kicked out o [...]

Series: The Legend of Eli Monpress: Book 2
Published: 2010

Score: 93

Our rating: 9.2 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Spirit Thief

by Rachel Aaron

Eli Monpress is talented. He's charming. And he's a thief. But not just any thief. He's the greatest thief of the age - and he's also a wizard. And with the [...]

Series: The Legend of Eli Monpress: Book 1
Published: 2010

Score: 93

Our rating: 9.0 | 3 positive reader reviews

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The Men of the Sea

by Seymour Hamilton

Trying to purge a nagging guilt, Roaring Jack sails the Mollie south again, and this time Astreya’s friend Cam is a stowaway. Adramin does everything he can to make A [...]

Series: The Astreya Trilogy: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Voyage South

by Seymour Hamilton

Astreya isn’t like the other boys in his remote fishing village. When Astreya leaves home, his widowed mother gives him his father’s knife, a riddling notebook, [...]

Series: The Astreya Trilogy: Book 1
Published: 2011

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Griffin Mage Trilogy

by Rachel Neumeier

The desert winds have come to the village of Minas Ford. Griffins, creatures of fire, have appeared in a burning haze - searing the sky a blinding white and scorching the e [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2011

Score: 76

Our rating: 7.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Sounding

by Carrie Salo

In the Book of Revelation, a man named John has a prophetic dream. He dreams of the final prophecies that will come to pass – and the seven archangels that guard them [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2011

Score: 83

Our rating: 8.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Michael Belmont and the Tomb of Anubis

by Ethan Russell Erway

Michael Belmont has always dreamed of leading a more adventurous life, but when it actually happens, he ends up getting more than he ever bargained for. Michael is sent to [...]

Series: NA
Published: 0000

Score: 87

Our rating: 8.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Dark-Eyes' War

by David B Coe

A bitter old woman’s curse has set in motion events that have felled innocent lives across an already war-weary land. She has paid the ultimate price, and an end to t [...]

Series: Blood of the Southlands: Book 3
Published: 2011

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Horsemen's Gambit

by David B Coe

Tirnya, an accomplished swordswoman and military leader, burns with her people's shame. A century past, the magical Qirsi drove them from Deraqor, forcing them to reset [...]

Series: Blood of the Southlands: Book 2
Published: 2010

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Sorcerers' Plague

by David B Coe

Grinsa, who nearly single-handedly won the war of the Forelands, has been banished because he is a Weaver, a Qirsi who can wield many magics. He and his family seek only pe [...]

Series: Blood of the Southlands: Book 1
Published: 2009

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Galaxy Trotters

by Marie C Lukic

Nikki and Peter are doing homework when they are disturbed by a crash. They investigate to find Sowelu - a flying piglet and member of the Astro Piglet Guild - has landed i [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2010

Score: 84

Our rating: 8.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Lord-Protector's Daughter

by LE Modesitt Jr

Mykella, the eldest daughter of the Lord-Protector of Lanachrona, discovers that someone is diverting significant sums of money from her father’s treasury. One of the [...]

Series: Corean Chronicles: Book 7
Published: 2008

Score: 50

Our rating: 5.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Scar

by China Mieville

A colossal fantasy of incredible diversity and spellbinding imagination. A human cargo bound for servitude in exile... A pirate city hauled across the oceans... A hidden mi [...]

Series: New Crobuzon: Book 2
Published: 2002

Score: 93

Our rating: 9.2 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Honor Among Thieves

by David Chandler

When allies become enemies, to whom can a clever thief turn? Armed with one of seven Ancient Blades, Malden was chosen by Fate to act as savior… and failed dismally. [...]

Series: The Ancient Blades Trilogy: Book 3
Published: 2011

Score: 82

Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Escapement

by Jay Lake

Her Imperial Majesty Queen Victoria still rules New England and her American Possessions; The Royal Navy rules the skies with their mighty airships; and earth still turns o [...]

Series: Mainspring Universe: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 88

Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Mainspring

by Jay Lake

Her Imperial Majesty Queen Victoria still rules New England and her American Possessions; the Royal Navy rules the skies with its mighty airships; and Earth still turns on [...]

Series: Mainspring Universe: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 86

Our rating: 8.6 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The White Fox

by James Bartholomeusz

By all accounts, Jack Lawson was a normal British teenager. He had few friends, no love life, and a horde of embittered teachers who seemed to be after his blood on a regul [...]

Series: The Seven Stars Trilogy: Book 1
Published: 2011

Score: 65

Our rating: 6.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Tancredi

by James Palumbo

Tancredi is born on the same day that the scientists discover a new planet. They call it Surprise.It is indeed a Surprise!This small planet, so insignificant [...]

Series: NA
Published: 2011

Score: 85

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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A Thief in the Night

by David Chandler

As a thief, Malden is unparalleled in the Free City of Ness. But he has no desire to take up arms against the forces of horrific evil. Yet by saving the life of the knight [...]

Series: The Ancient Blades Trilogy: Book 2
Published: 0000

Score: 78

Our rating: 7.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Den of Thieves

by David Chandler

Born and raised in the squalid depths of the Free City of Ness, Malden becomes a thief by necessity. Now he must pay a fortune to join the criminal operation of Cutbill, lo [...]

Series: The Ancient Blades Trilogy: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 84

Our rating: 8.3 | 1 positive reader reviews

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The Saviour

by DC Wood

Once upon a time, there were two orphans. Both suffered unimaginable tragedy. Tragedy that not only affected them, but the entire world as well. Eight years later, they hav [...]

Series:
Published: 2011

Score: 63

Our rating: 6.2 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone

by Laini Taylor

Errand requiring immediate attention. Come. The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. 'He never says p [...]

Series: Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy #1
Published: 2011

Score: 89

Our rating: 9.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Dawn of War

by Tim Marquitz

For hundreds of years, the bestial Grol have clawed at the walls of Lathah without success. Now armed with O'hra, mystical weapons of great power, they have returned, t [...]

Series: Blood War Trilogy: Book 1
Published: 2012

Score: 75

Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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Watchers

by Essi Tolling

Two worlds. One planet. A race to save mankind. What if magic and myth are true and all that we have been told about the history of the earth is false? What if there is a s [...]

Series: Tilly Greenway and the Secrets of the Ancient Keys: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 78

Our rating: 7.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Drawing of the Three

by Stephen King

Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger, encounters three doors which open to 1980s America, where he joins forces with the defiant Eddie Dean and courageous, volatile Odetta [...]

Series: The Dark Tower series: Book 2
Published: 1987

Score: 99

Our rating: 9.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Alchemyst

by Michael Scott

Nicholas Flamel lives. But only because he has been making the elixir of life for centuries. The secret of eternal life is hidden within the book he protects – the bo [...]

Series: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: Book 1
Published: 0000

Score: 87

Our rating: 7.8 | 9 positive reader reviews

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The Gunslinger

by Stephen King

In The Gunslinger, Stephen King introduces readers to one of his most enigmatic heroes, Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner, on a spellb [...]

Series: The Dark Tower series: Book 1
Published: 1982

Score: 100

Our rating: 9.6 | 4 positive reader reviews

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