Download Not on My Patch: A Young Wizards Hallowe'en Story by Diane Duane PDF

By Diane Duane

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Just one other Hallowe'en within the younger Wizards universe...

Ronan burst out guffawing because the tatty darkish shapes got here lurching and unbelievable nearer and toward the wizards within the darkness, bits and items sometimes falling off them as they got here. The laughter had a touch panicky aspect to it, although, and after a second Ronan obtained his keep an eye on again as he reached within his costume’s tunic. “Sorry, sorry,” he acknowledged as he pulled out whatever demanding to work out, “honestly. I simply preserve looking forward to them to begin dancing. through any probability, are you men carrying?”

Nita ripped her wand out of its sheath and shook the security spell off her attraction bracelet. equipment threw his plastic sword away and pulled his wand out too. “Time to make a stand,” Nita stated. “We enable It reduce to rubble Hallowe’en, it’ll be coming after Hanukkah or Christmas next!” She whispered a few phrases within the Speech, and the rowan wand blazed with prepared power.

“You pay attention me?” Nita yelled, not only on the shambling undead yet on the amused strength answerable for them and probably looking at this entire factor. “I am taking Hallowe’en again, and also you aren't getting away with this! no longer on my patch!”

In this 14,000-word novelette, written for UNICEF's sixtieth annual "Trick or deal with for UNICEF" crusade, we tag besides Nita Callahan, equipment Rodriguez, Ronan Nolan, and Dairine Callahan as they do some overage Trick or Treating of their personal local, and locate themselves going up opposed to an outdated adversary with a unusual new ally...

This tale hasn't ever seemed wherever, both in print or on-line, sooner than overdue October 2011. it will likely be the "October" access within the upcoming younger Wizards brief fiction anthology, The Wizards' 12 months, to be released via Badfort Press past due in 2012.

50% of all gains from "Not On My Patch" visit UNICEF.

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Download Bearers of the Black Staff (Legends of Shannara, Book 1) by Terry Brooks PDF

By Terry Brooks

ISBN-10: 0345484177

ISBN-13: 9780345484178

Years have handed because the devastating demon-led conflict that nearly exterminated humankind. those that escaped the carnage have been resulted in sanctuary by means of the boy saviour often called Hawk: the gypsy morph. yet now, the unbelievable has come to move: the cocoon of protecting magic surrounding the valley has vanished. whilst Sider Ament, final surviving Knight of the notice, detects unknown predators stalking the valley, and Trackers from the human village of Glensk wooden locate in their personal gruesomely killed, there should be doubtless: the as soon as shelter of generations has been laid naked. jointly, the younger Trackers, the getting older Knight and a bold Elf princess race to unfold be aware of the encroaching threat. yet suspicion and hostility between their countrymen threaten to doom their efforts from inside, whereas past the breached borders, a ruthless Troll military plenty for invasion. status company among the 2, the final wielder of the black employees and its extraordinary magic needs to discover a successor to hold at the struggle opposed to the cresting new wave of evil.

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Download Devices and Desires (Engineer Trilogy, Book 1) by K. J. Parker PDF

By K. J. Parker

ISBN-10: 0316163074

ISBN-13: 9780316163071

Whilst an engineer is sentenced to demise for a petty transgression of guild legislations, he flees the town, abandoning his spouse and daughter. pressured into exile, he seeks a negative vengeance -- one who will go away a path of loss of life and destruction in its wake. yet he'll now not have the ability to accomplish that by way of himself. He needs to draw up his plans utilizing the blood of others...

In a compelling story of intrigue and injustice, okay. J. Parker's embittered hero takes up hands opposed to his enemies, utilizing the one guns he has left to him: his ingenuity and his ardour -- his units and wishes.

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Download Riders of the Dead (Warhammer Novels) by Dan Abnett PDF

By Dan Abnett

Some distance to the north of the Empire lies the feared Chaos Wastes, domestic of the darkish Powers and their mutated servants. As they head into this sinister quarter, brothers-in-arms locate their destinies thrown into turmoil as their struggle opposed to the hordes of Chaos rips them asunder Such is the harmful energy of this fallen land, that the most powerful of associates can quickly become the main sour of enemies, hurtling inexorably in the direction of a last cataclysmic showdown.

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Download Ruin (The Faithful and the Fallen, Book 3) by John Gwynne PDF

By John Gwynne

ISBN-10: 1447259629

ISBN-13: 9781447259626

The Banished Lands are engulfed in struggle and chaos. The crafty Queen Rhin has conquered the west and excessive King Nathair has the cauldron, strongest of the seven treasures. At his again stands the scheming Calidus and a warband of the Kadoshim, dread demons of the Otherworld. They plan to deliver Asroth and his host of the Fallen into the area of flesh, yet to take action they want the seven treasures. Nathair has been deceived yet now he understands the reality. He has offerings to make, offerings that would make certain the destiny of the Banished Lands.

Elsewhere the flame of resistance is turning out to be - Queen Edana reveals allies within the swamps of Ardan. Maquin is free in Tenebral, hunted by way of Lykos and his corsairs. right here he'll witness the delivery of a uprising in Nathair's personal realm.

Corban has been swept alongside by means of the tide of conflict. He has suffered, misplaced household, sought simply defense from the darkness. yet he'll run not more. He has noticeable the face of evil and he has set his will to struggle it. The query is, how? With a disparate band accrued approximately him - his relatives, associates, giants, fanatical warriors, an angel and a speaking crow he starts the adventure to Drassil, the fabled fort hidden deep within the middle of Forn woodland. For in Drassil lies the spear of Skald, one of many seven treasures, and right here it's prophesied that the intense megastar will stand opposed to the Black solar.

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Download The Gate of the Cat (Witch World Series 1: The Estcarp by Andre Norton PDF

By Andre Norton

ISBN-10: 1497656214

ISBN-13: 9781497656215

Few authors have completed such renown as international myth lifestyles success honoree and technology Fiction Writers of the United States Grand grasp Andre Norton. With the affection of readers and the compliment of critics, Norton’s books have bought hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide.

Come. Step via an historic arch within the Scottish highlands—and right into a global past all earthly probabilities . . .

Where fearsome creatures abound and witches rule supreme. Where a glowing jewel consists of an odd and remarkable power. Where the terrifying forces of the darkish ravage the countryside.

And the place a tender Earth lady named Kelsie McBlair holds the major to Witch World’s destiny. Trapped in a weird and wonderful internet of technology and sorcery, she by myself can pierce the savage center of evil . . . via confronting the lord of the darkish himself!

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Download Der Engelspakt (Die neue Historia des Doktor Faustus, Book by Kai Meyer PDF

By Kai Meyer

ISBN-10: 3746613027

ISBN-13: 9783746613024

Mit der Zauberei ist es ein seltsames Ding... Der treue Christof Wagner hat von vielen Merkwürdigkeiten zu berichten, denn sein Meister ist eine sagenumwobene Gestalt: Doktor Johannes Faustus.
Am Pfingstmontag des Jahres 1515 scheint Faustus die letzte Stunde geschlagen zu haben: Die Inquisition hat ihn gefasst. Sein Scheiterhaufen vor dem Wittenberger Schloss brennt schon, als eine Schar vermummter Gestalten in die Stadt einfällt, um die Schlosskirche niederzubrennen. Faustus wird befreit, aber seine Freude ist nur von kurzer Dauer. Bald sitzt er im tiefsten Verlies der Stadt, bis ein streitbarer Mönch auftaucht, dem an der Inquisition einiges missfällt...

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Download The Towers of Melnon (Blade, Book 15) by Jeffrey Lord PDF

By Jeffrey Lord

ISBN-10: 1588074927

ISBN-13: 9781588074928

Richard Blade is an grownup myth pulp novel sequence produced through top Books among 1969 and 1984. The 37 books within the sequence have been written through Roland J. eco-friendly, Ray Nelson, and Manning Lee Stokes below the pseudonym "Jeffrey Lord."

The novels have been additionally published as audio books, and as trilogy units- each one set having edited types of three novels on 6 cassettes (running nine hours, or nearly three hours consistent with novel), and afterward cds (1 in step with e-book, three in step with trilogy set, below the identify "Richard Blade Journeys". those have been published as Americana Audiobooks via Americana Publishing in English.

The novels have been a sequence of adventures that includes the titular personality (MI6A's exact agent Richard Blade), who was once teleported right into a random trade size initially of every novel and compelled to depend on his wits and power. alongside the best way, he may have numerous explicitly defined sexual encounters with appealing girls (both in England and within the exchange dimensions), and might often go back from his experience with a few merchandise, or little bit of wisdom worthy to Britain (the ostensible reason behind him being despatched within the first place). Richard Blade was once noticeably British, and all of the tales are set in England (at least in the beginning and finish, with Blade being teleported to a few different size for the majority of every tale). The sequence used to be translated into numerous languages, together with Russian, Swedish, French and German.

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Download Darkblade: The Daemon's Curse (Warhammer Novels) by Dan Abnett, Mike Lee PDF

By Dan Abnett, Mike Lee

ISBN-10: 1844161919

ISBN-13: 9781844161911

WARRIOR. BETRAYER. MONSTER. Even one of the treacherous darkish elves, Malus Darkblade stands proud as a examine in utter ruthlessness. whilst he steals a map that ends up in a mystery strength hidden deep in the Chaos Wastes, Malus collects his cut-throat warriors and units off to hunt his fortune. Their trip takes them into the insanity of Chaos and horrors that reason even a depressing elf to quake in worry. Mike Lee has labored including the Black Library's bestselling writer and Darkblade author Dan Abnett to pen the 1st in a chain of all-conquering novels that take the savage global of Warhammer to a outstanding new point.

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Download Russian Magic Tales: From Pushkin to Platonov by Robert Chandler PDF

By Robert Chandler

ISBN-10: 0141392541

ISBN-13: 9780141392547

In those stories, younger ladies pass on lengthy and hard quests, depraved stepmothers flip kids into ducks and tsars ask risky riddles, with support or predicament from magical dolls, cannibal witches, conversing skulls, stolen other halves, and brothers disguised as clever birds. part the stories listed here are actual oral stories, accrued via folklorists over the last centuries, whereas the others are reworkings of oral stories through 4 nice Russian writers: Alexander Pushkin, Nadezhda Teffi, Pavel Bazhov and Andrey Platonov.

In his advent to those new translations, Robert Chandler writes in regards to the primitive magic inherent in those stories and the taboos round them, whereas within the afterword, Sibelan Forrester discusses the witch Baba Yaga. This variation additionally comprises an appendix, bibliography and notes.

Translated through Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler

With Sibelan Forrester, Anna Gunin and Olga Meerson

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