A prophecy of a golden age, a magic sword and a chosen one ...This is the legend of King Arthur ... or is it?From the manuscripts of a twelfth-century English cleric to a New York bestseller, tales of King Arthur and his court permeate our world. But where did the stories start and how much is true...
"You must know that Sara Douglass is the brilliant author of several best-selling fantasy series. She has earned her well-deserved awards and reputation by writing on a grand scale-but I'll let you in on a little secret: she is one fabulous short story writer Although you can easily find her books...
Maeb Langtofte is lucky, she knows, to have gained a position in the household of the Earl of Pengraic -- one of the most powerful men in England, a man whose holdings rival even King Edmond's. She is lucky that his wife, Adelie, whom Maeb serves, is a kind, pious woman (in contrast to the Earl, wh...
Tencendor is no more. The land is gone. But a few SunSoars still remain, and a new foe walks the world. Ishbel Brunelle, priestess of the Serpent Coil, and Maximilian, the Lord of Elcho Falling, have raised the magic of Elcho Falling, and found new allies against the darkness in the mysterious L...
Tencendor is no more. The land is gone. But a few SunSoars remain, and a new foe walks the world. In a time of magic and danger, three new heroes have stepped forward--Ishbel Brunelle, priestess of the Serpent Coil; Isaiah, the Tyrant of Isembaard; and Maximilian, the Lord of Elcho Falling. Yet...
THE FIRST BOOK IN A DARK AND REMARKABLE EPIC ADVENTURE OF SORCERY, GRIM DESTINY, AND SOUL-SHATTERING PERIL, FROM ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST ACCLAIMED FANTASISTS Rescued from unspeakable horror, Ishbel Brunelle has devoted her life to the Order of the Coil, a sacred cult that reads the future in the e...
The Troy Game - 4
1940. The skies above London are filled with German planes on nightly raids, a Blitz that brings a barrage of bombs that pound the city into rubble. Each morning Londoners face the night's handiwork and though they are presented with the possibility of sudden death, they are determined to fight the...
The Crucible - 3
The world that the former monk Thomas Neville knows is crumbling about him. The Holy Mother Church of Rome is losing its power over men and Thomas knows that this is not Man's doing but the work of the demons who have escaped their earthly prison and who are trying to breach the very gates of heave...
The Troy Game - 3
BRITAIN. AN ANCIENT LAND. Most think they know its history--but few know the truth. From the mists of time came Brutus, last of the Trojan kings, armed with hidden knowledge. He was captivated by the alluring sorceress Genvissa and together they almost succeeded in creating a magical Labyrinth ...
The Crucible - 2
The Middle Ages. Finally, the Black Plague has passed, and for a while it seems evil has been defeated. Europe recovers; prosperity returns, trade resumes, and people slowly recover from the effects of the plague. Then, just as the Church relaxes its guard, war spreads across Europe. Widespread her...
The Crucible - 1
According to the ancient pagan calendar of Europe, the Nameless Day is the one day of the year when the veil is thinnest between our world and the world of the spirits. In the Year of Our Lord 1377, the Black Plague is sweeping the continent, and Brother Thomas Neville has started seeing demons--or...
The Troy Game - 2
From ancient Greece came the remnants of the glorious Trojans. Led by Brutus, Kingman, these have come to Albion to begin anew. A vision of beauty called them to create a new Troy, and when they landed on the shores of the land that became Britain, they found an old magic that was fading. And so th...
Over the hot southern land of Ashdod looms the V shadow of Threshold, the pyramid that the Magi of Ashdod are building to propel themselves into Infinity. Over the years, thousands of slaves have given their lives to the construction of Threshold. Now construction is almost complete; the Magi need ...
A missing prince...A mythical creature...An age-old mystery Like his physician father, sixteen-year-old Garth Baxtor is gifted with the Touch. By laying his hands upon his patients, Garth can sense the illness that dwells within and promote healing. But illness is not all he can sense, as he learns...
The Troy Game - 1
Ancient Greece is a place where mortals are the playthings of the gods--but at the core of each mortal city-state is a Labyrinth, where the mortals can shape the heavens to their own design. When Theseus comes away from the Labyrinth with the prize of freedom and his beloved Ariadne, the Mistress o...
For countless millennia the Star Dance and the TimeKeeper Demons have battled their way across the universe, destroying innumerable planets, and laying waste to civilizations across the cosmos. The forces that power the Star Dance have chosen Tencendor as the final battleground, and the people of T...
Enchanters and gods alike are helpless as the Timekeeper Demons lay waste to Tencendor. There must be hope somewhere, but no-one knows where to find it. Caelum and his parents go to Star Finger, hoping to discover the mountain's ancient secrets. Zared tries to help his people, but loses that whi...
The land of Tencendor has been united for more than forty years, thanks to Axis, who is the legendary Starman. He defeated Gorgrael and brought peace to the three races--and upon fulfilling his destiny, Axis and his consort Azhure retired to the ethereal sphere in the heavens, and ceded his authori...
Axis is a true hero, in every sense of the word. On his shoulders lies the double burden of prophecy and war. Having fulfilled the first part of the prophecy by becoming the StarMan, he now must reunite the three races inhabiting his world. It is his destiny to lead an army against his evil half...
Axis is the StarMan of prophecy and legend, destined to lead the three races of his world to unite as one people. The Prophecy fore-told that Axis would defeat his half-brother, reclaim the land of Tencendor, and find a traitor in his camp. The Prophecy has also foretold of many a choice that Axis ...
For a thousand years the Acharites have lived prosperous lives, protected by vast and insurmountable mountains and the powerful Seneschal, guardians of the mysterious Way of the Plow and intermediaries with the great god Artor. But now Achar's security is threatened as a millennia-old prophecy p...