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  • Blade of Fortriu: Book Two of the Bridei Chronicles

    Blade of Fortriu: Book Two of the Bridei Chronicles

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Juliet Marillier
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Paw Prints 2008-10-01; Reprint edition (2008, Oct 1st).
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    Five Winters have passed since young king Bridei ascended the throne of Fortriu. Five years, in which the people have felt a contentment unknown for generations. But the security of a people can vanish in a heartbeat, for wolves are often drawn to fields filled with fattened sheep. Bridei is determined to drive the Gaelic invaders from his lands once and for all. And so, with his land secure and his house in order, he prepares for war. And one of Bridei's plans to win the war to come involves the beautiful young Ana. A princess of the Light Isles, she has dwelt as a hostage at the court of Fortriu for most of her young life. Despite being a pawn of fortune, she has bewitched all at court and is dearly loved by Bridei and his queen. But Ana understands her duty. more

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  • Games Creatures Play

    Games Creatures Play

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Charlaine Harris
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Ace Hardcover (2014, Apr 1st).
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    Includes a brand-new story featuring Sookie Stackhouse and Manfred Bernardo ALL-NEW TALES OF UNUSUAL ATHLETICS BY JAN BURKE * DANA CAMERON * ADAM-TROY CASTRO * BRENDAN DuBOIS * CHARLAINE HARRIS * TONI L. P. KELNER * CAITLIN KITTREDGE * WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER * ELLEN KUSHNER * MERCEDES LACKEY * JOE R. LANSDALE * LAURA LIPPMAN * SEANAN McGUIRE * BRANDON SANDERSON * SCOTT SIGLER Welcome to the wide world of paranormal pastimes, where striking out might strike you dead. Editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner are your announcers for this all-new story collection of the most peculiar plays ever made…   Sports fans live and die by their teams’ successes and failures—though not literally. But these fourteen authors have written spirited—in more ways than one—new tales of killer competitions that would make even the most die-hard players ask to be benched. more

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  • The Fly

    The Fly

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   ~ Vincent Price
    Format:   DVD
    Publisher:   20th Century Fox (2013, Sep 10th).
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  • William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back (William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy)

    William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back (William Shakespeare's Star Wars Trilogy)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ian Doescher
    Format:   Kindle Edition
    Publisher:   Quirk Books (2014, Mar 18th).
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  • Night of the Hunter: Companions Codex, I

    Night of the Hunter: Companions Codex, I

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   R. A. Salvatore
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Wizards of the Coast (2014, Mar 4th).
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    R.A. Salvatore’s New York Times best-selling saga continues as dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden returns to Gauntlgrym with old friends by his side once again, as they seek to rescue Bruenor’s loyal shield dwarf-turned-vampire. But not only do Drizzt and his allies face a perilous journey through the Underdark and the dangers of the undead that lie within, but they must cross through a colony of drow, who would like nothing better than to see Drizzt Do’Urden dead.   more

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  • Raising Steam

    Raising Steam

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Terry Pratchett
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Doubleday (2014, Mar 25th).
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    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSteam is rising over Discworld, driven by Mister Simnel, the man with a flat cap and a sliding rule. He has produced a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses the power of all of the elements—earth, air, fire, and water—and it’s soon drawing astonished crowds.      To the consternation of Ankh-Morpork’s formidable Patrician, Lord Vetinari, no one is in charge of this new invention. This needs to be rectified, and who better than the man he has already appointed master of the Post Office, the Mint, and the Royal Bank: Moist von Lipwig. Moist is not a man who enjoys hard work—unless it is dependent on words, which are not very heavy and don’t always need greasing. more

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  • The Midnight Witch

    The Midnight Witch

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Paula Brackston
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Thomas Dunne Books (2014, Mar 25th).
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    Midnight is the most bewitching hour of them all…From Paula Brackston, the New York Times bestselling author of The Witch’s Daughter and The Winter Witch, comes a magical tale that is as dark as it is enchanting.  Set in high society Edwardian England, The Midnight Witch is the story of a young witch who faces the choice between love and loyalty to her coven…"The dead are seldom silent. All that is required for them to be heard is that someone be willing to listen. I have been listening to the dead all my life." Lady Lilith Montgomery is the daughter of the sixth Duke of Radnor. She is one of the most beautiful young women in London and engaged to the city’s most eligible bachelor. She is also a witch.When her father dies, her hapless brother Freddie takes on his title. more

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  • Night Broken

    Night Broken

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Patricia Briggs
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Ace Hardcover (2014, Mar 4th).
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     #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs’s Mercy Thompson series has been hailed as “one of the best” (Fiction Vixen). Now, Mercy must deal with an unwanted guest—one that brings a threat unlike anything she’s ever known.   An unexpected phone call heralds a new challenge for Mercy. Her mate Adam’s ex-wife is in trouble, on the run from a stalker. Adam isn’t the kind of man to turn away a person in need—and Mercy knows it. But with Christy holed up in Adam’s house, Mercy can’t shake the feeling that something about the situation isn’t right.   Soon, her suspicions are confirmed when she learns that Christy has the farthest thing from good intentions. more

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  • Black Moon: A Novel

    Black Moon: A Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kenneth Calhoun
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Hogarth; First Edition edition (2014, Mar 4th).
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    For fans of The Age of Miracles and The Dog Stars, Black Moon is a hallucinatory and stunning debut that Charles Yu calls “Gripping and expertly constructed.”Insomnia has claimed everyone Biggs knows.  Even his beloved wife, Carolyn, has succumbed to the telltale red-rimmed eyes, slurred speech and cloudy mind before disappearing into the quickly collapsing world.  Yet Biggs can still sleep, and dream, so he sets out to find her.He ventures out into a world ransacked by mass confusion and desperation, where he meets others struggling against the tide of sleeplessness.  Chase and his buddy Jordan are devising a scheme to live off their drug-store lootings; Lila is a high school student wandering the streets in an owl mask, no longer safe with her insomniac parents; Felicia abandons the sanctuary of a sleep research center to try to protect her family and perhaps reunite with Chase, an ex-boyfriend. more

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  • Third Strike

    Third Strike

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Heather Brewer
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Dial (2014, Feb 20th).
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    Heather Brewer, the New York Times bestselling author of THE CHRONICLES OF VLADIMIR TOD, brings this spin-off series to a thrilling conclusion.   All secrets will be revealed as Slayer Joss McMillan tracks a murderous vampire terrorizing his hometown of Santa Clara. During his investigation, Joss comes head to head with old enemies seeking revenge and faces the truth about his sister Cecile’s murder. Joss must use all of his skill to protect his loved ones, even if it means paying the ultimate price. more

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