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The Lascar’s Dagger: The Forsaken Lands by Glenda Larke. Saker looks like a simple priest, but in truth he’s a spy for the head of his faith. It’s a dangerous job, and more lives than merely his own depend on his secrecy. When Saker is wounded by a Lascar sailor’s blade, the weapon seems to […]

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New Science Fiction

Work Done for Hire by Joe Haldeman pits a lone war veteran against a mysterious enemy who is watching his every move–and threatens him with more than death unless he kills for them. Wounded in combat and honorably discharged nine years ago, Jack Daley still suffers nightmares from when he served his country as a […]

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Arcanum by Simon Morden. Rome was the center of the most powerful empire the world had ever seen, but that didn’t stop it falling to Alaric the Goth, his horde of barbarian tribesmen and their wild spell-casting shamans. But it looks like the gods are going to have the last laugh before they slip quietly […]

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The Land Across by Gene Wolfe. An American travel writer in need of a new location chooses to travel to a small and obscure Eastern European country. The moment Grafton crosses the border he is in trouble, much more than he could have imagined. It becomes evident that there are supernatural agencies at work, but […]

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New Sci Fi/Fantasy Series

Parasite: Parasitology Volume One by Mira Grant. A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite – a genetically engineered tapeworm. But these parasites are getting restless. They want their own lives . . . and will do anything to get them. […]

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Children of Fire by Drew Karpyshyn. Long ago the gods chose a great hero to act as their agent in the mortal world and to stand against the demonic spawn of Chaos. The gods gifted their champion, Daemron, with three magical Talismans: a sword, a ring, and a crown. But the awesome power at his […]

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New Science Fiction & Fantasy

Blood Song: Raven’s Shadow by Anthony Ryan. Vaelin Al Sorna was only a child of ten when his father left him at the iron gate of the Sixth Order. The Brothers of the Sixth Order are devoted to battle, and Vaelin will be trained and hardened to the austere, celibate, and dangerous life of a […]

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New Science Fiction

The Departure by Neal Asher. An overpopulated world is under the brutal, high-tech thumb of the Committee. Towering robot shepherds, pain-inducers, and reader guns maintain control over masses of zero-asset citizens, but for the elite this not enough. Twelve billion must human beings must die before the Earth can be stabilized, and the Argus satellite […]

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Elisha Barber: Book One of the Dark Apostle by E. C. Ambrose. As a child, Elisha witnessed the burning of a witch outside of London, and saw her transformed into an angel at the moment of her death, though all around him denied this vision. He swore that the next time he might have the […]

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New Urban Fantasy

Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead. The Age of X series begins with this near-future dystopian tale. The rigidly secular Republic of United North America (RUNA) government now rules the continent. As an elite praetorian solider, gorgeous Mae Koskinen is proud to defend RUNA’s citizens from “unchecked religion.” She taps on-the-margins Justin March to […]

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