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At an 1847 revival of Meyerbeer’s opera Robert le Diable, the ghost of Blaise Thibodeaux, the author of La Résonance du temps, appears in one of the boxes, just as Thibodeaux had predicted to Auguste Dupin that it would, thirteen years before. Unfortunately, Dupin is unable to attend the performance, leaving his uninformed friend and narrator Reynolds to try to make sense of the apparition and all the confusing circumstances surrounding it. Once Dupin has returned to the intellectual fray, however, and pulled the multitudinous threads of possibility together, seven individuals must set forth for the forest of Fontainebleau in the dead of night in order to bring the «temporal resonance» that Thibodeaux had earlier attempted to produce to its full fruition, hoping at least to understand why he wanted to do so–although the Comte de Saint-Germain, apparently in control for once, has much greater ambitions than that… Another riveting entry in this ongoing historical fantasy series.

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The legendary warrior Gonji seems cast as Destiny's Scourge… The exiled son of a Samurai warlord and a Viking woman, Gonji pursues the secret of the Deathwind across monstrous 16th-century Europe. The storied city of Vedun has been conquered by the army of King Klann and his dark sorcerer, Mord. Gonji raises a rebellious militia…but the city suffers horrifying outrages, treachery rears its ugly head, and the warrior himself proves his own worst enemy. There's no help either from the enigmatic Simon Sardonis, revealed now as an entity of great power and dread. Foes threaten Vedun from all sides. All that stands between the embattled city and utter destruction is…THE SOUL WITHIN THE STEEL. <P> Kai Meyer says: ?GONJI is the most important rediscovery of classic fantasy since Conan. Dark, complex, and fantastically well-written.?

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Sickly fifteen year old Prince Psal, the son of the nature-blessed warrior-king Nahas, should have been named Crown Prince of all Wheel Clan lands. A priest-physician like his friend Ephan, Psal lacks a warrior's heart, yet he desires to earn Nahas's respect and become a clan chief. If he cannot do this, he must escape his clan altogether. But his love for Cassia, the daughter of his father's enemy, and his own weaknesses work against him. When war comes, Psal defends Ktwala and her daughter Mahari, wronged by Nahas, and speaks out against the atrocities his clan commits, further jeopardizing his future. And now the mysterious towers that keep humans safe from the Creator's ancient curse are rebelling. A prophecy exists-not that Psal believes such matters-of three great ones who will find the Constant Tower and break the power of the third moon. Could Psal, Ephan, and Mahari be those great ones? Psal must risk losing his father's respect to find his destiny, and with his friends face the dangers of the unmaking night to find the Constant Tower and save all of humanity.<p> "Carole McDonnell is a first-class world-builder. A unique, powerhouse epic, The Constant Towers is a treasure trove of great characters, compelling cultural details and political machinations, all lovingly detailed in evocative prose. Yay!" – Stefan Petrucha, author Dead Mann Walking

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The great sorcerer Nabal's death offers many opportunities, both for those who knew him and those who did not. For young conmen Ezak and Kel, it means a chance to loot the sorcerer's estate … if they can win the confidence of Nabal's widow, Dorna. But Dorna has plans of her own. She means to leave the tiny village for a better life in the city. And all of Nabal's magical artifacts and talismans will pay for that new life – if she can only get them there intact!

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In this classic science fiction novel, Romain Ségétan, a brilliant scientist whose creativity is intimately linked to his erotic experience, particularly in its visual dimension, is struggling to develop a technology to capture and control the «waves of time,» which will allow recurrent images and other echoes of the past to be brought forward into clearer focus. After being temporarily blinded by a jealous rival in love, he feels impelled to celebrate the restoration of his sight by means of a historical re-enactment of s series of frescoes found in the recently-excavated Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii, aided and facilitated by his wave-enhancing apparatus, the Dyonisos. The result testifies to the subtle force of the waves of time, both in history and on the contemporary human psyche. A strikingly original–and erotic–SF novel about the nature of time!

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In a place where no stars appear in the night sky, a group of strangers whose ancestries reach back to an earlier apocalyptic disaster are brought together to track down a resurrected corpse that might hold the key to the End of the World. Described by science fiction legend Jack Dann as «one of the strangest and most interesting visions to come out of the modern horror/fantasy genres,» acclaimed author Robert Hood's Fragments of a Broken Land: Valarl Undead is an epic tale of greed, dying magic, strange monsters, and a motley group of heroes, with a strange and breathless climax you won’t easily forget. A riveting dark fantasy novel by a major talent!

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The place: England; the time: the 1880s. Sir Mortimer Brobury dies suddenly, and his son David inherits his title. With his new wife Judith, he moves into Ladygrove Manor, the ancestral home. At first their lives are untroubled–until Judith falls pregnant. Suddenly there's a sinister change in the atmosphere at Ladygrove. An invisible presence prevents Judith from entering the Maze in the Manor gardens–where previously she had wandered freely. And the ruins of the old chapel seem haunted by some evil spirit. Judith becomes frightened, recalling her late father-in-law's warning not to have her first son born at Ladygrove. David calls in his friend, Dr. Alexander Caspian, the famous occult investigator. Caspian and his wife Bronwen eventually uncover a terrifying ancient mystery–but will they be in time to save Judith and her child? The third stunning entry in this great historical horror series.

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Lenardo, a master Reader with strong telepathic powers, meets Aradia, a Lady Adept who can use her powers both to heal and destroy. Together they defeat an evil Lord Adept. When the war's over, though, what then? Can they actually build an empire together? Each then decides to sacrifice their own powers to weaken the other's. Is this treachery–or something else entirely? And then a new menace appears on the horizon. There's a fine line between love and hate. The Savage Empire, Book Two.

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Set in an alternative reality where «All the President's men» do not get caught at Watergate, this «shockingly believable» novel presents the frightening scenario of what could happen if a powerful but paranoid American chief executive goes out of control. <P> "—The dirty tricks have just begun; rape, murder, plot and counterplot…are nothing to this imperial President…" –Publishers Weekly. <p> "[T]he authors have brought a chilling sense of reality to their fast-paced, smoothly-written thriller. It may be fiction, but it is close enough to fact to be genuinely terrifying." –The Miami Herald.

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Trapped in the Warsaw ghetto in 1942, teenager Rachel Zilber escapes the horror by writing about the adventures of Zap-Gun Jack and Princess Anya of Mars. When her parents are captured by the Nazis, Rachel's transported into her make-believe world, but the danger is far from over. Together with Katie, a girl from the future, Rachel joins Jack and a rag-tag band of misfits to fight the evil Lord Ares III of Mars and restore Princess Anya to her rightful place on the Martian throne. «A celebration of the power of the imagination and the triumph of the human spirit.» – Amy Sturgis, Ph.D., award-winning genre scholar, StarShipSofa and Mythgard Institute at Signum University