An epic sword and sorcery fantasy, this novel continues the history of the people and gods of Midguard. Following 300 years after the tumultuous events of CHILD OF THUNDER it tells of a new threat to Midguard's hard won peace. The old king of Bearn is dying and his heirs are falling prey to disease and murder, those not killed outright are failing the traditional test of kingship. With their failure comes the threat of chaos-without a tried and tested ruler Bearn will fall and the balnce between good and evil won by the legendary Renshai,Colbey Calistinsson, will be lost. A new Renshai of equal talents to Colbey's is the only hope for Midguard...
Author : Tore Olav Arnesen
ISBN : 1478779918
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 21.97 MB
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Jens a professor of linguistics at Trondheim University makes a breakthrough in bird communications. Hoping a similar break-through in delphinidae communications will occur, the Oceanic Sea Mammal Research Institute in Kristiansund, Norway convinces Jens to leave the University. Where he successfully communicates with a dolphin named Kong who had been injured, rescued and rehabilitated by the Institute. The U.S Navy helps fund this research. During their complex inter-species communications about philosophy, religion and history Jens and Kong develop a friendship and a strong bond, while discovering that dolphins, like Vikings, have mythological historical beliefs about how the world began and tragically ends. In order to protect the Institute's funding and to acquire Jens' knowledge about delphinidae communications with the assistance of the U.S. Navy, Jens is kidnapped and taken to the U.S. Kong who had been released back into the wild is the only witness. In order to rescue Jens, Kong must follow the US Naval Vessel to the US and against his every survival instinct must communicate with and trust in other humans to Jens' family and a couple of Jens' research colleges.
Author : Walter Simonson
ISBN : PKEY:MAR200787
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
File Size : 44.52 MB
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Thor races to reach the rim of the dead lands and escape the lethal vengeance of Hel, pursued by the beasts of Helheim and the numberless dead. With his destruction almost upon him, the God of Thunder gathers the fate of all of Helheim into his gauntleted hands as Mjolnir, the greatest weapon of the gods, speaks in a voice of thunder across the Dusklands.
When an undersea race known as the Dark Ones launches a nuclear missile from within the Bermuda Triangle that threatens to destroy humanity, former Green Beret Eric Dane leads a team into the uncharted depths of the ocean to confront an ancient enemy. Original.
Herald offers an historical and structural overview of the genre, describes 15 subgenres and a score of variations within them, and lists nearly 1,000 of the best and most current reads available in the fantasy arena. An appendix lists recommended fantasy titles for young adults.
From the author of the Renshai novels comes an exciting fantasy adventure, as one man fights to save his family through any means necessary Tamison had been a miner until the cave-in that killed his brother and father left him with a paralyzing fear of venturing underground. With the passing years and the growth of his own new family, Tamison is willing to turn his hand to any trade that will feed his wife and children. But in a realm where guilds rule—and where his own guild canno longer support him—Tamison is forced to steal food or see his family starve. Caught in the act, Tamison is sentenced to four years on a chain gang. And when he is finally released, he discovers that his family had been kidnapped. Now he's determined to rescue them—but he can't do it alone. To break into a seemingly impenetrable city, he will need the help of three unlikely allies: a guard, a thief, and a fortune-teller...
Responding to a private investigator's ad when her half brother disappears, wealthy Marnie Simpson never suspects that the Philadelphia partnership consists of immortals on a campaign of multidimensional conquest. Original.