Monsters. Then she is called to apex City, where the best Hunters are kept to protect the most important people. Long ago, the barriers between our world and the Otherworld were ripped open, and it's taken centuries to bring back civilization in the wake of the catastrophe. To joyeaux charmand, who has been a Hunter in her tight-knit mountain community since she was a child, every Cit without magic deserves her protection from dangerous Othersiders.
And some were like nothing anyone had ever dreamed up, even in their worst nightmares. They came after the Diseray. More and more monsters are getting through the barriers, and the close calls are becoming too frequent to ignore. Now, the luckiest cits live in enclosed communities, behind walls that keep them safe from the hideous creatures fighting to break through.
Joy soon realizes that the city's powerful leaders care more about luring Cits into a false sense of security than protecting them. Others are not so lucky. And it may be too late to stop them? Yet the cits have no sense of how much danger they're in-to them, Joy and her corp of fellow Hunters are just action stars they watch on TV.
When an act of sabotage against Joy takes an unbearable toll, Joy uncovers a terrifying conspiracy in the city. Some were terrors ripped from our collective imaginations, remnants of every mythology across the world.
Elite: A Hunter novel
She's been hunting these monsters since she was a child, and has a pack of eleven fiercely protective magical Hounds. Chaos erupts when ace, the murderous Hunter who tried to kill Joy at her Elite trials, escapes from the Army's captivity and defects to the Othersiders. The conflict escalates even further when Joy starts discovering bodies of Psimons while patrolling the city sewers on a special assignment from her uncle, who commands the Hunters.
. Joy knows she'll be facing more dangerous Othersiders than ever before as a new member of the Elite Hunter unit, but if anyone is up to the challenge it's her. The leaders of apex must come together to protect the city, but tensions have never been higher between the Hunters and the powerful PsiCorps, with each group competing to be the primary protector of the city.
A storm is approaching apex city, and unless Joy and her fellow Hunters put up the fight of their lives, it might just sweep them all away. Someone is killing psimons, and if Joy doesn't uncover the true culprit she might just take the fall for it. Joy has no idea what ace might be capable of with the help of the cunning Folk, but she may be about to find out; Othersider forces are gaining strength and momentum just beyond the barriers.
Monsters unlike any joy's ever seen or even heard of are breaking through Apex City's barriers, and the Hunters are scrambling to find new ways to fight them-all the while hiding the true danger Apex faces from the Cits, who are ignorant of the severity of the Othersiders' attacks. Disney-Hyperion.
But within the city barriers, Joy must wage a different kind of war. The corrupt and powerful psicorps is determined to usurp the Hunters as chief defenders of Apex City and Joy is now squarely in their crosshairs. Then josh comes to Joy for help. He fears that abigail drift, the head of psicorps, will soon use him in her twisted experiments designed to empower PsiCorps and render Hunters superfluous--a scheme that's already killed off dozens of Psimons.
. Being a member of the Elite Hunter Command imperils Joy in more ways than one. Apex city is safe?for now. In their latest clash with Othersiders, the army of monsters nearly wiped them out. Joy manages to smuggle josh to safety, but he cannot evade Drift forever? As Joy faces ever more powerful Othersiders, she is helped by the most surprising ally imaginable-the same Folk Mage she once met in battle on the train to Apex City.
Unused to playing political games, her first friend in Apex City, she has very few people she can truly trust-not even Josh, who broke up with her when it became too dangerous for a Psimon to be dating a Hunter. Disney-Hyperion. But can joy trust the most cunning and treacherous of all Othersiders?In the thrilling finale to Mercedes Lackey's #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy, Joy must risk everything to end a brutal war?before she loses all she's ever loved.
The Hills Have Spies Valdemar: Family Spies
In this new series, set in the bestselling world of Valdemar, Heralds Mags and Amily must continue to protect the realm of Valdemar while raising their children and preparing them to follow in their footsteps. Mags, herald spy of valdemar, amily, and his wife, the King’s Own Herald, are happily married with three kids.
Mags is more than happy to teach Perry all he knows. During their travels, perry’s animal Mindspeech allows him to communicate with the local wildlife of the Pelagirs, whose connection to the land aids in their investigation. Perry's dream is to follow in his father's footsteps as a Herald Spy, but he has yet to be Chosen by a Companion.
The oldest, peregrine, has the Gift of Animal Mindspeech—he can talk to animals and persuade them to act as he wishes. As perry, and their animal companions draw closer to the heart of the danger, Mags, they must discover the truth behind the disappearances at the border—before those disappearances turn deadly.
Perry has already held positions in the Royal Palace as a runner and in the kitchen, useful places where he can learn to listen and collect information. A report filled with tales of strange disappearances and missing peddlers is sent to Haven by a Herald from the Pelagirs. He regularly trains his children, including Perry, with tests and exercises, preparing them for the complicated and dangerous lives they will likely lead.
But there is growing rural unrest in a community on the border of Valdemar.
A Scandal in Battersea Elemental Masters
Daw. But then, lectures, the shadows reach for other victims—girls of good, who vanish from concerts, even exalted families, and evening balls. And it will take the combined forces of Magic, Psychic Powers, and the world's greatest detective to stop the darkness before it can conquer all. For christmas eve is also hallowed to dark forces, powers that come awake on this long, powers older than mankind, cold night.
Powers best left alone. Powers that could shake the foundations of London and beyond. It begins slowly. Women disappearing in the dark of night, women only missed by those of their own kind. The whispers only begin when they start to reappear—because when they do, they are no longer sane. And when nan and sarah and the watsons are called on to examine these victims, they discover that it was no ordinary horror of the streets that drove them mad.
. The twelfth novel in mercedes lackey's magical Elemental Masters series reimagines Sherlock Holmes in a richly-detailed alternate 20th-century EnglandChristmas is a very special time of year. It is special for psychic nan killian and Medium Sarah Lyon-White and their ward Suki, who are determined to celebrate it properly.
It is special for their friends, doctor john Watson, both Elemental Masters, and his wife Mary, who have found great delight in the season seeing it through young Suki’s eyes. It is also special to others.
Blade of Empire: Book Two of the Dragon Prophecy The Dragon Prophecy Trilogy
Civilization shimmered with magic while in the nooks and crannies of the world, dragons and unicorns hid from people who believed them to be nothing more than legends. The dragon prophecy, set thousands of years before that story, illuminates a time when long-lived Elves rule the Fortunate Lands. It is the story of the end of one world and the beginning of the next.
The obsidian mountain trilogy#1 the outstretched shadow#2 to light a candle#3 when darkness FallsThe Enduring Flame Trilogy#1 The Phoenix Unchained#2 The Phoenix Endangered#3 The Phoenix Transformed The Dragon Prophecy Trilogy#1 Crown of Vengeance#2 Blade of Empire Disney-Hyperion. Mercedes lackey and james mallory’s first collaboration, the Obsidian Mountain trilogy, introduced readers to a brilliant, continent-spanning fantasy world of high adventure and epic battle.
. For centuries they have been trying to reclaim their lands from Elven invaders. They were wrong. Runacarendalur caerthalien has been a master of battle for hundreds of years, but he found himself on the wrong side―the losing side―in the last war. It is a time of dire prophecy, of battle and bloodshed, of great magics unlike any the Elvenkind have seen before.
In a twist he could never have imagined, merfolk, gryphons, minotaurs, the Elven War-Prince finds himself leading a new army into battle―a force of centaurs, and talking bears who can perform magic. From the authors of new york times bestsellers when darkness falls and the phoenix transformed, and usa today bestseller to light a candlethey thought the war was over.
The Bartered Brides Elemental Masters
The more bodies emerge, the more the gang suspects that there is dangerous magic at work, and that Moriarty’s associates are somehow involved. A couple who fears for their own recently-wedded daughter hires the group to investigate, but with each new body, the mystery only deepens. Daw. Disney-Hyperion. And their troubles are far from over: in a matter of weeks, two headless bodies of young brides wash up in major waterways.
Even as they mourn the loss of their colleague, psychic Nan Killian, and Elemental Masters John and Mary Watson must be vigilant, medium Sarah Lyon-White, for members of Moriarty’s network are still at large. But as they race against the clock to uncover the killer, Magic, it will take all their talents, and Psychic Powers—and perhaps some help from a dearly departed friend—to bring the murderer to justice.
The thirteenth novel in the magical alternate history Elemental Masters series continues the reimagined adventures of Sherlock Holmes in a richly-detailed alternate Victorian England. The threat of moriarty is gone—but so is Sherlock Holmes.
Elite A Hunter Novel
The conflict escalates even further when Joy starts discovering bodies of Psimons while patrolling the city sewers--on a special assignment from her uncle, who commands the Hunters. Joy has no idea what ace might be capable of with the help of the cunning Folk, but she may be about to find out; Othersider forces are gaining strength and momentum just beyond the barriers.
Someone is killing psimons and if Joy doesn't uncover the true culprit she might just take the fall for it. Monsters unlike any joy's ever seen or even heard of are breaking through Apex City's barriers and the Hunters are scrambling to find new ways to fight them--all the while hiding the true danger Apex faces from the Cits, who are ignorant of the severity of the Othersiders' attacks.
She's been hunting these monsters since she was a child, and has a pack of eleven fiercely protective magical Hounds. Then the rules change. The leaders of apex must come together to protect the city, but tensions have never been higher between the Hunters and the powerful PsiCorps, with each group competing to be the primary protector of the city.
A storm is approaching apex city, and unless Joy and her fellow Hunters put up the fight of their lives it might just sweep them all away? Disney-Hyperion. Joy knows she'll be facing more dangerous Othersiders than ever before as a new member of the Elite Hunter unit, but if anyone is up to the challenge it's her.
Daw. Chaos erupts when ace, the murderous Hunter who tried to kill Joy at her Elite trials, escapes from the Army's captivity and defects to the Othersiders.
The heralds of valdemar and their Companions ride circuit throughout the kingdom, protecting the peace and, when necessary, defending their land and monarch. Daw. The eleventh anthology of short stories set in mercedes Lackey's beloved Valdemar universe features stories by debut and established authors and a brand-new story from Lackey herselfThe Heralds of Valdemar are the kingdom’s ancient order of protectors.
Sought and chosen by mysterious horse-like Companions, they are bonded for life to these telepathic, enigmatic creatures. They are drawn from all across the land, from all walks of life, and at all ages—and all are Gifted with abilities beyond those of normal men and women. They are mindspeakers, empaths, FarSeers, ForeSeers, FarSpeakers, Firestarters, and more.
These inborn talents—combined with training as emissaries, spies, counselors, warriors, scouts, judges, diplomats, and more—make them indispensable to their monarch and realm. Now, adding their own unique voices to the heralds, Healers, twenty-three authors ride with Mercedes Lackey to her magical land of Valdemar, Bards, and other heroes of this beloved fantasy realm.
Join janny wurts, all set in valdemar, elisabeth waters, and others in twenty-four original stories, including a brand-new novella by Mercedes Lackey, Fiona Patton, Michele Lang, where:A young woman without any of the Heralds’ Gifts must see a Companion safely delivered to Haven.
Tempests and Slaughter The Numair Chronicles, Book One
Together, these three friends forge a bond that will one day shape kingdoms. Pierce is the real lioness, and we're all just running to keep pace. Leigh bardugo, #1 new york times bestselling authorDiscover the origin story of one of the realm's most powerful mages in the first book in the Numair Chronicles.
Arram draper is on the path to becoming one of the realm's most powerful mages. And as ozorne gets closer to the throne and Varice gets closer to Arram's heart, Arram realizes that one day--soon--he will have to decide where his loyalties truly lie. Her stories still lead the vanguard today. Maas, #1 new york times bestselling author"Tamora Pierce didn't just blaze a trail.
In the numair chronicles, readers will be rewarded with the never-before-told story of how Numair Salmalín came to Tortall. She is a pillar, an icon, and an inspiration. Sarah j. At his side are his two best friends: Varice, and Ozorne, a clever girl with an often-overlooked talent, the "leftover prince" with secret ambitions.
Daw. 1 new york times bestseller! this new must-read fantasy from an author who is legend herself--TAMORA PIERCE--is one Bustle calls "the perfect book for die-hard Pierce fans and newcomers alike. Tamora pierce's books shaped me not only as a young writer but also as a young woman.
Eye Spy Valdemar: Family Spies
Disney-Hyperion. Her gift may also grant her a distinct advantage as a spy—there won’t be a building in the entire kingdom of Valdemar with a secret room that she doesn’t know about. In this second installment of the family spies series, set in the bestselling world of Valdemar, the children of Heralds Mags and Amily must follow in their parents' footsteps to protect the realm.
The experience, though harrowing, uncovers her unique Gift—an ability to sense the physical strains in objects. With the help of her mentors, she must hone her gift to uncover the hidden secrets in the depths of Valdemar. Through training with both of them, abi discovers unique facets of her Gift, including a synesthetic connection to objects that allows her to “see” as well as feel the strains.
But when abi senses the imminent collapse of a bridge only moments before it happens, she saves countless lives, including that of her best friend, Princess Katiana. Daw. Their daughter, dreams of building on her parents' legacy by joining her father's network of spies, Abidela, hoping to offset her seeming lack of a Gift.
Mags, and his wife, the king’s own Herald, Amily, Herald Spy of Valdemar, are happily married with three kids. Intrigued by the potential of her Gift, the Artificers seek to claim her as their own—but only the Healers can train her.