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The Wheel of Time 08: The Path of Daggers

Synopsis Rand al’Thor, the Dragon Reborn, has conquered the city of Illian, struck down Sammael the Forsaken and shattered the armies of the invading Seanchan. Nynaeve, Aviendha and Elayne have broken the Dark One’s hold on the world’s weather and are poised to retake the throne of Andor. And Egwene …

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The Drowning Empire 01: The Bone Shard Daughter

In an empire controlled by bone shard magic, Lin, the former heir to the emperor will fight to reclaim her magic and her place on the throne. The Bone Shard Daughter marks the debut of a major new voice in epic fantasy. The emperor’s reign has lasted for decades, his …

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A Chorus of Dragons 03: The Memory of Souls

THE LONGER HE LIVES THE MORE DANGEROUS HE BECOMES Now that Relos Var’s plans have been revealed and demons are free to rampage across the empire, the fulfillment of the ancient prophecies—and the end of the world—is closer than ever. To buy time for humanity, Kihrin needs to convince the …

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The Name of All Things

A Chorus of Dragons 02: The Name of All Things

Since he destroyed the Stone of Shackles and set demons free across Quur, he has been on the run from the wrath of an entire empire. His attempt to escape brings him into the path of Janel Theranon, a mysterious Joratese woman who claims to know Kihrin. Janel’s plea for …

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Wheel of Time 07: A Crown of Swords

Synopsis The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in …

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Sword of Kaigen

A mother struggling to repress her violent past, A son struggling to grasp his violent future, A father blind to the danger that threatens them all. When the winds of war reach their peninsula, will the Matsuda family have the strength to defend their empire? Or will they tear each …

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Ashes of the Sun

Burningblade and Silvereye 01: Ashes of the Sun

Long ago, a magical war destroyed an empire, and a new one was built in its ashes. But still the old grudges simmer, and two siblings will fight on opposite sides to save their world, in the start of Django Wexler’s new epic fantasy trilogy. Gyre hasn’t seen his beloved …

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Wheel of Time 06: Lord of Chaos

Synopsis On the slopes of Shayol Ghul, the Myrddraal swords are forged, and the sky is not the sky of this world… In Salidar the White Tower in exile prepares an embassy to Caemlyn, where Rand Al’Thor, the Dragon Reborn, holds the throne — and where an unexpected visitor may …

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