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  • Holly

    Stephen King

    Paranormaal ‘King is een angstvirtuoos, hij kan je werkelijk bang maken. Lees en kijk over je schouder.’ NRC Wanneer Penny Dahl het detectivebureau belt in de hoop dat ze haar vermiste dochter Bonnie kunnen vinden, weet Holly Gibney niet zeker of ze de zaak moet aannemen. Haar partner Pete is besmet met corona en haar (behoorlijk gecompliceerde) moeder is net overleden. Eigenlijk zou Holly met verlof moeten zijn. Maar iets in Penny Dahls wanhopige stem maakt het voor Holly onmogelijk om haar af te wijzen. Slechts een paar straten van waar Bonnie Dahl verdween, wonen professoren Rodney en Emily Harris. Als gepensioneerd, getrouwd stel leiden ze een gelukkig bestaan. Maar ze bewaken een kwaadaardig geheim in de kelder van hun mooie huis, een geheim dat te maken heeft met Bonnies verdwijning. Het is haast onmogelijk om hen te ontmaskeren: ze zijn geslepen, geduldig en genadeloos. Holly moet al haar talenten inzetten om de gruwelijke professoren te verslaan in dit nieuwe meesterwerk van Stephen K
  • De drie koningen

    Penelope Barsetti

    Fantasie Mijn man heeft me verraden. Hem vergeven is geen optie. Ik zal koningin Rolfe vragen om ons huwelijk te ontbinden. Dat willen we allebei. En ze is me sowieso nog iets verschuldigd.
  • A Court of Silver Flames

    Sarah J. Maas

    Fantasie THE LATEST BOOK IN THE #1 BESTSELLING SERIES 'With bits of Buffy, Game Of Thrones and Outlander, this is a glorious series of total joy' STYLIST ___________________________ Sarah J. Maas's sexy, richly imagined A Court of Thorns and Roses series continues with the journey of Feyre's fiery sister, Nesta... Nesta Archeron has always been prickly – proud, swift to anger and slow to forgive. And since the war – since being made High Fae against her will – she's struggled to forget the horrors she endured and find a place for herself within the strange and deadly Night Court. The person who ignites her temper more than any other is Cassian, the battle-scarred, winged warrior who is there at Nesta's every turn. But her temper isn't the only thing Cassian ignites. And when they are forced to train in battle together, sparks become flame. As the threat of war casts its shadow over them once again, Nesta and Cassian must fight monsters from within and without
  • House of Sky and Breath

    Sarah J. Maas

    Fantasie Sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller. Sarah J. Maas's sexy, groundbreaking CRESCENT CITY series continues with this second installment. Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar have made a pact. As they process the events of the Spring they will keep things … platonic … until the Solstice. But can they resist when the crackling tension between them is enough to set the whole of Crescent City aflame? And they are not out of danger yet. Dragged into a rebel movement they want no part of, Bryce, Hunt and their friends find themselves pitted against the terrifying Asteri – whose notice they must avoid at all costs. But as they learn more about the rebel cause, they face a choice: stay silent while others are oppressed, or fight. And they've never been very good at staying silent. In this sexy, action-packed sequel to the #1 bestseller House of Earth and Blood, Sarah J. Maas weaves a captivating story of a world about to explode – and the people who will do anything to save it.
  • The Eye Of The World

    Robert Jordan

    Fantasie Now a major TV series on Prime Video Prepare to turn the Wheel of Time - discover the first novel in one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published. When their village is attacked by terrifying creatures, Rand al'Thor and his friends are forced to flee for their lives. An ancient evil is stirring, and its servants are scouring the land for the Dragon Reborn - the prophesised hero who can deliver the world from darkness. In this Age of myth and legend, the Wheel of Time turns. What was, what may be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 FANTASY BOOKS OF ALL TIME 'Epic in every sense' - Sunday Times 'With the Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal' New York Times ' [The] huge ambitious Wheel of Time series helped redefine the genre' George R. R. Martin 'A fantasy phenomenon' SFX The Wheel of Time series: Book 1: The Eye of the World Book 2: The Great Hunt Book 3: The Dragon Reborn Book
  • The Great Hunt

    Robert Jordan

    Fantasie NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES ON PRIME VIDEO The second novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published. The Forsaken are loose, the Horn of Valere has been found and the Dead are rising from their dreamless sleep. The Prophecies are being fulfilled - but Rand al'Thor, the shepherd the Aes Sedai have proclaimed as the Dragon Reborn, desperately seeks to escape his destiny. Rand cannot run for ever. With every passing day the Dark One grows in strength and strives to shatter his ancient prison, to break the Wheel, to bring an end to Time and sunder the weave of the Pattern. And the Pattern demands the Dragon. 'Epic in every sense' Sunday Times 'With the Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal' New York Times ' [The] huge ambitious Wheel of Time series helped redefine the genre' George R. R. Martin 'A fantasy phenomenon' SFX The Wheel of Time series: Book 1: The Eye of the World Book 2: The Great
  • Insurrection

    Thomas M. Reid

    Episch With the fate of the drow hanging in the balance, a powerful priestess sets out to understand the Spider Queen’s silence, in this thrilling sequel to Dissolution   Quenthel Baenre is Menzoberranzan’s most powerful priestess of Lolth, second only to the Matron Mother. When the Spider Queen goes silent, Quenthel is called upon to lead a team of dark elves on a mission that could save their city—or doom it forever.   Accompanied by the cunning wizard Pharaun Mizzrym, weapons master Ryld Argith, mercenary Valas Hune, and vicious draegloth Jeggred, the priestess is sent to the trade city of Ched Nasad to determine the scope of Lolth’s silence. Is Menzoberranzan alone being punished, or are all the drow? Have all the gods gone quiet, or just Lolth? The answers to these questions will determine the fate of the entire drow race and set the course for the future of the Underdark. If the powerful dark elves falter, the world below is open for insurrection.
  • A Court of Frost and Starlight

    Sarah J. Maas

    Fantasie A gorgeously written tale as lush and romantic as it is ferocious ... Absolutely spellbinding - New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Bracken In this companion tale to the bestselling A Court of Thorns and Roses series, Feyre, Rhys and their friends are working to rebuild the Night Court and the vastly changed world beyond after the events of A Court of Wings and Ruin. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated – scars that will have a far-reaching impact on the future of their court. Sarah J. Maas is a global #1 bestselling author. Her books have sold more than nine million copies and been translated into 37 languages. Discover the sweeping romantic fantasy for yourself.
  • The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger

    Stephen King

    Episch THE GUNSLINGER is the first volume in Stephen King's epic Dark Tower series. The Dark Tower is Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba, d ue in cinemas July 28, 2017 . In this first novel in his epic fantasy masterpiece, Stephen King introduces readers to one of his most enigmatic heroes, Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner, on a spellbinding journey into good and evil, in a desolate world which frighteningly echoes our own. In his first step towards the powerful and mysterious Dark Tower, Roland encounters an alluring woman named Alice, begins a friendship with Jake, a kid from New York, and faces an agonising choice between damnation and salvation as he pursues the Man in Black. Both grippingly realistic and eerily dreamlike, THE GUNSLINGER leaves readers eagerly awaiting the next chapter. And the Tower is closer... THE DARK TOWER SERIES: THE DARK TOWER I: THE GUNSLINGER THE DARK TOWER II: THE DRAWING OF THE T
  • Dune Messiah

    Frank Herbert

    Sciencefiction 'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POST Dune Messiah continues the story of Paul Atreides, better known - and feared - as the man christened Muad'Dib. As Emperor of the Known Universe, he possesses more power than a single man was ever meant to wield. Worshipped as a religious icon by the fanatical Fremen, Paul faces the enmity of the political houses he displaced when he assumed the throne - and a conspiracy conducted within his own sphere of influence. And even as House Atreides begins to crumble around him from the machinations of his enemies, the true threat to Paul is directed against his lover, Chani, and the unborn heir to his family's dynasty . . . Read the series which inspired the 2021 Denis Villeneuve epic film adaptation, Dune, starring Oscar Isaac, Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya and Josh Brolin. Dune reading order: Dune Dune Messiah Children of Dune God Emperor of Dune Heretics of Dune Chapterhouse Dune
  • Gebied 19

    Esther Gerritsen

    Sciencefiction De dag na zijn bruiloft wordt Tomas alleen wakker. Zijn vrouw is nergens te bekennen. Wanneer hij de hond gaat uitlaten, zijn de straten angstwekkend leeg. Bij het buurthuis drommen vreemd genoeg de mensen samen. Daar blijkt dat zich op aarde een verandering van ongekende proporties heeft voltrokken. Een verandering die iedereen al had zien aankomen, behalve Tomas. ‘Een oeuvre dat je onnadrukkelijk overrompelend zou kunnen noemen.’ – Het Parool ‘Spaarzaam, helder proza, personages die even waarachtig als potsierlijk zijn.’ – The New York Times over Dorst
  • Children Of Dune

    Frank Herbert

    Sciencefiction The epic that began with the HUGO and NEBULA Award-winning classic DUNE continues ... The sand-blasted world of Arrakis has become green, watered and fertile. Old Paul Atreides, who led the desert Fremen to political and religious domination of the galaxy, is gone. But for the children of Dune, the very blossoming of their land contains the seeds of its own destruction. The altered climate is destroying the giant sandworms, and this in turn is disastrous for the planet's economy. Leto and Ghanima, Paul Atreides's twin children and his heirs, can see possible solutions - but fanatics begin to challenge the rule of the all-powerful Atreides empire, and more than economic disaster threatens ... Read the series which inspired the 2021 Denis Villeneuve epic film adaptation, Dune, starring Oscar Isaac, Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya and Josh Brolin. Dune reading order: Dune Dune Messiah Children of Dune God Emperor of Dune Heretics of Dune Chapterhouse Dune
  • Den of Sorrows, Book 9 of the Grey Wolves Series

    Quinn Loftis

    Paranormaal The Romanian and Serbian Canis lupus rest in an uneasy peace. One of their own, Sally Miklos, the young and powerful gypsy healer, aids Perizada in her quest to defeat Volcan, a long forgotten nightmare returned to our world. These two packs watch as their brothers across the world, wolves from Spain, Ireland, and America, join their own forces in the battle against the evil dark fae. At the same time, the packs hope against hope that their presence might reveal a mate bond between a pack member and one of the five recently discovered gypsy healers. While Jacque and Jen miss Sally, their longtime best friend, they have bided their time dealing with their own domestic issues. Jacque and Fane are anticipating the birth of their first child and Jen and Decebel face the challenges of caring for an infant. Both girls are eagerly awaiting Sally’s return, and have Perizada’s word that she will be back in time for the birth of Jacque’s baby. Vasile and Alina, the Alpha pair of the Roman
  • Thrawn: Alliances

    Timothy Zahn

    Sciencefiction THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Grand Admiral Thrawn and Darth Vader team up against a threat to the Empire in this thrilling novel from bestselling author Timothy Zahn. “I have sensed a disturbance in the Force.” Ominous words under any circumstances, but all the more so when uttered by Emperor Palpatine. On Batuu, at the edges of the Unknown Regions, a threat to the Empire is taking root—its existence little more than a glimmer, its consequences as yet unknowable. But it is troubling enough to the Imperial leader to warrant investigation by his most powerful agents: ruthless enforcer Lord Darth Vader and brilliant strategist Grand Admiral Thrawn. Fierce rivals for the emperor’s favor, and outspoken adversaries on Imperial affairs—including the Death Star project—the formidable pair seem unlikely partners for such a crucial mission. But the Emperor knows it’s not the first time Vader and Thrawn have joined forces. And there’s more behind his royal command than either man
  • The hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - omnibus 1

    Douglas Adams

    Sciencefiction en fantasy Ter gelegenheid van Douglas Adams’ vijfenzestigste verjaardag zijn klassieker in nieuwe uitvoering Jubileum: voor het eerst de eerste drie delen van de legendarische serie in één band Als de aarde wordt opgeblazen omwille van de aanleg van een intergalactische snelweg, ontspringt alleen Hugo Veld de dans, omdat de buitenaardse lifter Amro Bank toevallig zijn vriend is. Dit is het begin van een bizarre reis door de ruimte. Hugo’s reisverslag wordt afgewisseld met -fragmenten uit het liftershandboek. Deze omnibus bevat de eerste drie Hitchhiker-verhalen die Douglas Adams schreef: Het transgalactische liftershandboek, Het restaurant aan het einde van het heelal en Het leven, het heelal en de rest. De pers over Douglas Adams ‘De vertaling is virtuoos.’ NBD Biblion ‘Een heerlijk boek dat makkelijk wegleest. Ik heb maar van een ding spijt: veel te lang gewacht met het lezen daarvan.’ ‘Dit boek is geniaal.’ The Guardian ‘Douglas’ werken nemen maar een kle
  • The Gods Themselves

    Isaac Asimov

    Avontuur In the twenty-second century Earth obtains limitless, free energy from a source science little understands: an exchange between Earth and a parallel universe, using a process devised by the aliens. But even free energy has a price. The transference process itself will eventually lead to the destruction of the Earth's Sun—and of Earth itself. Only a few know the terrifying truth—an outcast Earth scientist, a rebellious alien inhabitant of a dying planet, a lunar-born human intuitionist who senses the imminent annihilation of the Sun. They know the truth—but who will listen? They have foreseen the cost of abundant energy—but who will believe? These few beings, human and alien, hold the key to Earth's survival.
  • Dissolution

    Richard Lee Byers

    Episch The race to save drow society begins in this first installment in the War of the Spider Queen series   The subterranean drow-city of Menzoberranzan is in chaos. The Silence of Lolth has descended, leaving the priestesses' without their magical abilities—and effectively cutting off the city’s main source of power. While their world changes around them, four dark elves struggle against different enemies but are led to the same terrifying discovery about their society. Now, they must all embark on a quest to save not just the jewel of the Underdark but the dark elf race itself. The War of the Spider Queen begins here . . . Dissolution is the first novel in an epic six-part series from the fertile imaginations of R.A. Salvatore and some of the most exciting names in fantasy. Join them as they peel back the surface of the richest fantasy world ever created to show the dark heart that lies beneath.
  • War Maid's Choice

    David Weber

    Sciencefiction en fantasy Barbarian Bahzell, originally an outsider to so-called civilization, has become the first hradani wind rider in history-a position that confers elite status within the territories of the powerful Sothoii. But certain very powerful and very nasty sorts are not at all happy about Bahzells' new status, and resentment stirs. Deadly resentment.To complicate matters even further, Baron Tellian's daughter, the heir to the realm, is convinced that Bahzell is the only man-or hradani-for her. Yet Bahzell is no stranger to entanglements and threats, and his enemies are the ones who had best watch themselves. For they aren't just going up against any hradani barbarian, but a tried and proven champion of the War God Himself.At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).
  • Empire of Silence

    Christopher Ruocchio

    Sciencefiction Hadrian Marlowe, a man revered as a hero and despised as a murderer, chronicles his tale in the galaxy-spanning debut of the Sun Eater series, merging the best of space opera and epic fantasy. It was not his war. On the wrong planet, at the right time, for the best reasons, Hadrian Marlowe started down a path that could only end in fire. The galaxy remembers him as a hero: the man who burned every last alien Cielcin from the sky. They remember him as a monster: the devil who destroyed a sun, casually annihilating four billion human lives--even the Emperor himself--against Imperial orders. But Hadrian was not a hero. He was not a monster. He was not even a soldier. Fleeing his father and a future as a torturer, Hadrian finds himself stranded on a strange, backwater world. Forced to fight as a gladiator and navigate the intrigues of a foreign planetary court, he will find himself fighting a war he did not start, for an Empire he does not love, against an enemy he will never understand.
  • Schaduw in het vuur

    Jennifer L. Armentrout

    Paranormaal 'Schaduw in het vuur' van Jennifer L. Armentrout is het eerste deel van de Flesh and Fire-serie, vol actie, romance en spanning, in de wereld van de succesvolle Blood & Ash-serie. Seraphena heeft nooit haar eigen lot kunnen kiezen. Voor haar geboorte is ze al uitgekozen om de vrouw van de Primal God of Death te worden. Maar wat niemand weet, is dat dit niet Sera’s echte lot is. Zij is niet de goed beschermde maagd, maar een sluipmoordenaar. Haar missie is om deze God te verleiden en daarna te vermoorden. Maar dat blijkt lastiger dan gedacht… De onverwachte woorden en daden van de Primal weten de duisternis in haar te verjagen, en zijn aanwezigheid ontsteekt een passie die ze nog nooit heeft gevoeld. 'Schaduw in het vuur' van Jennifer L. Armentrout is het eerste deel van de Flesh and Fire-serie, de spin-off van de succevolle Blood & Ash-serie.
  • The Bedlam Stacks

    Natasha Pulley

    Historisch SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE'S ENCORE AWARD 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE 2018 'A sheer fantastical delight' The Times 'Epic' New York Times 'An immense treat' Observer Books of the Year 'A fast-paced adventure story' i 'Magical' Sunday Express In uncharted Peru, the holy town of Bedlam stands at the edge of a mysterious forest. Deep within are cinchona trees, whose bark yields the only known treatment for malaria. In 1859, across the Pacific, India is ravaged by the disease. In desperation, the India Office dispatches the injured expeditionary Merrick Tremayne to Bedlam, under orders to return with cinchona cuttings. But there he meets Raphael, an enigmatic priest who is the key to a secret which will prove more valuable than they could ever have imagined.
  • Blood of Innocents

    Mitchell Hogan

    Episch A novice sorcerer may hold the key to saving his world—or be the instrument of its destruction—in Mitchell Hogan's Blood of Innocents, the second book in The Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, a mesmerizing saga of high fantasy that combines magic, malevolence, and mystery. Anasoma, jewel of the Mahruse Empire, has fallen. As orphaned, monk-raised Caldan and his companions flee the city, leaving behind their hopes for a new beginning, horrors from the time of the Shattering begin to close in. With Miranda’s mind broken by forbidden sorcery, Caldan does the unthinkable to save her: he breaks the most sacrosanct laws of the Protectors. But when the emperor’s warlocks arrive to capture him, Caldan realizes that his burgeoning powers may be more of a curse than a blessing, and the enemies assailing the empire may be rivaled by more sinister forces within. And soon, the blood of innocents may be on Caldan’s own hands.
  • The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior Vol. 1


    Fantasie Pride Royal Ivy is only eight years old when she realizes that she's been reincarnated, destined to become the future wicked queen and final boss of an otome game. She's got it all in this new life: razor-sharp wit, boss-tier powers, and influence over the kingdom as a crown princess. Determined to sow despair and destruction across the land, she... Wait, what kind of a rotten future is that?! Princess Pride decides to drop the maniacal villainess act and protect the male love interests instead, cheating her way to saving everyone she can! Will this final boss end up earning the adoration of her kingdom?
  • The Wonder Engine

    T. Kingfisher

    Episch Pull three people out of prison--a disgraced paladin, a convicted forger, and a heartless assassin. Give them weapons, carnivorous tattoos, and each other. Point them at the enemy. What could possibly go wrong? In the sequel to CLOCKWORK BOYS, Slate, Brenner, Caliban and Learned Edmund have arrived in Anuket City, the source of the mysterious Clockwork Boys. But the secrets they're keeping could well destroy them, before the city even gets the chance...
  • Star Wars: Convergence

    Zoraida Cordova

    Sciencefiction It is an age of exploration. Jedi travel the galaxy, expanding their understanding of the Force and all the worlds and beings connected by it. Meanwhile, the Republic, led by its two chancellors, works to unite worlds in an ever-growing community among near and distant stars. On the close orbiting planets of Eiram and E'ronoh, the growing pains of a galaxy with limited resources but unlimited ambition are felt keenly. Their hatred for each other has fueled half a decade of escalating conflict and now threatens to consume surrounding systems. The last hope for peace emerges when heirs from the two planets' royal families plan to marry. Before lasting peace can be established, an assassination attempt targeting the couple tilts Eiram and E'ronoh back into all-out war. To save both worlds, Jedi Knight Gella Nattai volunteers to uncover the culprit, while Chancellor Kyong appoints her son, Axel Greylark, to represent the Republic's interests in the investigation. But Axel's deep distrust
  • Dreaming in the Dark

    James E. Wisher

    Episch All peace is fleeting. Six months has passed since the warlock Connor Blackman’s defeat. Now a new threat has emerged to threaten the kingdom. While Damien St. Cloud is off exploring a mysterious underground city, his sister Jennifer is tasked with investigating a horrific murder. What she discovers goes against everything she knows to be true. A human and an ogre have worked together to kill people before turning on each other. Can Jen solve the mystery and root out the threat approaching the kingdom? And what will Damien find in the abandoned city? Time is quickly running out. Find out what happens in Chains of the Fallen Book 1.
  • Represaille

    Anaïd Haen & Django Mathijsen

    Fantasie In de stadstaat Decadentia, waar het geloof in de walvisgod Maremoto een steeds prominentere plaats inneemt, stapelen de problemen voor lelie Aquavalenta zich op. Ik herken hier alles. De geur van zwavel, bloed en pis. Het doffe gebrom in de verte en het geluid van sijpelend water langs de wanden. De spiegelgladde, oneffen vloer met hier en daar uitgeholde stenen onder mijn voeten en de grote plassen. Gepiep van een rat. Als ik al twijfelde over deze plaats, weet ik het nu zeker: hier ben ik ondervraagd. Hier hebben ze mijn rug kapotgeslagen. Ik kijk naar beneden en verwacht half en half Hummeltje in mijn armen te zien. In de stadstaat Decadentia, waar het geloof in de walvisgod Maremoto een steeds prominentere plaats inneemt, stapelen de problemen voor lelie Aquavalenta zich op. Verdacht van misdaden die ze niet begaan heeft en zoekend naar haar geliefden, rest haar niets anders dan terug te gaan naar plaatsen waar ze nooit meer heen had willen gaan.Ondertussen sijpelt verloedering d
  • Annihilation

    Philip Athans

    Episch The fifth title in the New York Times –bestselling saga of civil war and chaos in the darkest part of the Forgotten Realms setting   Quenthel Baenre and her band of dark elves embark on a journey into the endless Abyss, hoping to find answers to Lolth’s silence—or Lolth herself—in its depths. They have already survived the terrors of Ched Nasad, Myth Drannor, and the Underdark, but even these dangers pale in comparison to what awaits them in the chaotic infinity of the Demonweb Pits. What they discover there is more shocking than they could have ever imagined, leading them far beyond the Abyss and to a different plane altogether. Annihilation expands the civil upheaval among the drow, one of the most popular races in the Forgotten Realms setting. It also features a prologue from R.A. Salvatore, the bestselling author who brought drow society to the forefront of the Forgotten Realms setting.
  • Extinction

    Lisa Smedman

    Episch New York Times bestseller   The mystery of Lolth remains, leaving the drow to wonder if she has truly turned her back on them forever. In this fourth installment in the War of the Spider Queen series, priestess Quenthel Baenre and her fellow drow adventurers continue their quest for the truth—and this time, the stakes are higher than ever. Now they must travel to a place from which few ever return: the Demonweb Pits of the Abyss.   But not all of Quenthel’s companions are confident in their faith. Disheartened by Lolth’s silence, priestess Halisstra Melarn becomes enamored of a different goddess, calling her loyalty to Lolth into question . . .
  • Resurrection

    Paul S. Kemp

    Episch The devastating War of the Spider Queen comes to an end, giving birth to the greatest horror the Realms has ever known The Spider Queen lives again, but something is different—something her priestesses can hear in the winds, feel in their spirits, and see with their own eyes. The Demonweb Pits, removed from the Abyss to take its place among the lower planes, is more horrifying than anyone has ever imagined. Teeming with feral spiders bent on ripping each other to pieces—killing, eating, and killing again—the blasted landscape of Lolth’s personal hell is still forming. Quenthel Baenre, with the tattered remnants of her expedition continuing to plot against her, crosses that spider-infested killing ground in hopes of answering the call of her reborn goddess. If she can make it to Lolth’s side, can she even imagine what plans the Queen of the Demonweb Pits has had for her all along? Danifae Yauntyrr—a former battle-captive of House Melarn—has followed Quenthel into the Pits
  • Condemnation

    Richard Baker

    Episch The race to understand the secrets of Lolth’s silence—and the future of drow civilization—continues in this third War of the Spider Queen adventure From the burning sands of Anauroch to the limitless labyrinth of the Underdark, an epic quest for the Spider Queen takes one startling turn after another. Powerful forces are at work to find answers to the question on every drow’s mind: Where has Lolth gone? Will she return as something greater than what she was, or has she abandoned her drow children forever?   Though priestess Quenthel Baenre and her Menzoberranzan companions have learned much during their search for the truth, they must now rely on the aid of a rival priest named Tzirik. He agrees to inquire about their missing goddess—but only after they bring him the  Geildirion of Cimbar , a secret book of lore from Myth Drannor. With no choice but to trust Tzirik's word, the group races to retrieve the book before Menzoberranzan suffers the same fate as Ched
  • The Beginning Place

    Ursula K. Le Guin

    Fantasie From multi-award-winning, literary legend Ursula K. Le Guin comes a speculative fiction classic, The Beginning Place . Fleeing from the monotony of his life, Hugh Rogers finds his way to "the beginning place"—a gateway to Tembreabrezi, an idyllic, unchanging world of eternal twilight. Irena Pannis was thirteen when she first found the beginning place. Now, seven years later, she has grown to know and love the gentle inhabitants of Tembreabrezi, or Mountaintown, and she sees Hugh as a trespasser. But then a monstrous shadow threatens to destroy Mountaintown, and Hugh and Irena join forces to seek it out. Along the way, they begin to fall in love. Are they on their way to a new beginning...or a fateful end? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
  • Children of Time

    Adrian Tchaikovsky

    Sciencefiction Winner of the 30th anniversary Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Novel. Adrian Tchaikovksy's critically acclaimed novel Children of Time , is the epic story of humanity's battle for survival on a terraformed planet. Who will inherit this new Earth? The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age – a world terraformed and prepared for human life. But all is not right in this new Eden. In the long years since the planet was abandoned, the work of its architects has borne disastrous fruit. The planet is not waiting for them, pristine and unoccupied. New masters have turned it from a refuge into mankind's worst nightmare. Now two civilizations are on a collision course, both testing the boundaries of what they will do to survive. As the fate of humanity hangs in the balance, who are the true heirs of this new Earth? Continue the far-reach
  • Perry Rhodan 3240: Ewig lebe der Ganjo!

    Robert Corvus

    Sciencefiction en fantasy Das Ende des 21. Jahrhunderts Neuer Galaktischer Zeitrechnung ist angebrochen. Mehr als dreieinhalbtausend Jahre von unserer Zeit entfernt lebt die Menschheit in Frieden. Zwischen den Sternen der Milchstraße herrschen keine großen Konflikte mehr. Wie es aussieht, könnte Perry Rhodan, der als erster Mensch von der Erde auf Außerirdische gestoßen ist, sich endlich seinem großen Ziel nähern: der alte Traum von Freundschaft und Frieden zwischen den Völkern der Milchstraße und der umliegenden Galaxien. Die Angehörigen der Sternenvölker stehen für Freiheit und Selbstbestimmung ein, man arbeitet intensiv und gleichberechtigt zusammen. Bei ihrem Weg zu den Sternen hat ein geheimnisvolles Wesen die Menschen begleitet und unterstützt: Es trägt den Namen ES, man bezeichnet es als eine Superintelligenz, und es lebt seit vielen Millionen Jahren zwischen Zeit und Raum. Rhodan sieht ES als einen Mentor der Menschheit. Doch ES weilt nicht mehr in der Galaxis – das Geisteswesen scheint
  • Starter Villain

    John Scalzi

    Sciencefiction en fantasy Locus and Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi brings us a turbo-charged tale of a family business with a difference - as Charlie discovers when he inherits it. This one comes with a hidden headquarters, minions, talking cats and James Bond-like supervillain rivals. ' Starter Villain establishes Scalzi as SF's leading humourist' - SFX Warning: supervillain in training. Risk of world domination. Inheriting his late uncle’s business proves complicated. It’s also way more dangerous than Charlie could ever have imagined. Because his uncle had kept his supervillain status a secret – until now. Divorced and emotionally dependent on his cat, Charlie wasn’t loving life. Although they weren’t close, news of his Uncle Jack’s death didn’t help. And that was before Jake’s rivals (seriously vengeful ones) ambushed his funeral. Now Charlie must decide if he should stay stuck in his rut, or step up to take on the business, the enemies, the minions, the hidden volcano lair . . . Even
  • De Opkomst Van De Heldhaftige

    Morgan Rice

    Episch “Een fantasy vol actie, die ongetwijfeld fans van Morgan Rice’ voorgaande novels zal bekoren, evenals fans van werken zoals THE INHERITANCE CYCLE van Christopher Paolini… Fans van Young Adult fictie zullen dit meest recente werk van Rice verslinden en smeken om meer.” -- The Wanderer, A Literary Journal (over De Opkomst van de Draken ) De #1 Bestverkopende serie! DE OPKOMST VAN DE HELDHAFTIGE is boek #2 in Morgan Rice’ bestverkopende epische fantasy serie KONINGEN EN TOVENAARS (dat begint met DE OPKOMST VAN DE DRAKEN, een gratis download)! Na de aanval van de draak wordt Kyra op een dringende missie gestuurd: ze moet naar de andere kant van Escalon om haar oom op te zoeken in de mysterieuze Toren van Ur. Het is tijd dat ze leert wie ze is, wie haar moeder is, en dat ze haar speciale krachten verder leert ontwikkelen. Het is een gevaarlijke reis voor een jong meisje; Escalon zit vol wilde beesten en wilde mannen—en ze zal al haar kracht nodig hebben om te overleven. Haar va
  • Gebroken spiegels

    Thomas Olde Heuvelt

    Korte verhalen Gebroken spiegels is de eerste bundel korte verhalen van Hugo Award-winnaar Thomas Olde Heuvelt, die eerder furore maakte met HEX. Gebroken spiegels bevat het Hugo Award-winnende verhaal De vis in de fles (The Day the World Turned Upside Down), waarmee Olde Heuvelt als eerste niet-Amerikaan ooit een Hugo Award won voor beste korte verhaal. En verder in de bundel het voor een Hugo Award genomineerde De jongen die geen schaduw wierp, en het verhaal De Inktlezers van Doi Saket, waarmee hij werd genomineerd voor een World Fantasy Award. Exclusief in deze bundel eveneens het nog niet eerder gepubliceerde verhaal Hertenhart en gembertimbaaltjes, een ode aan Harten Sara. Thomas Olde Heuvelt (1983) wordt internationaal gezien als een van de veelbelovendste talenten op het gebied van de fantastische roman. Zijn boek HEX, over de zeventiende-eeuwse Wylerheks die het pittoreske dorp Beek op zijn kop zet, verschijnt binnenkort in zowel Amerika als Engeland. Productiemaatschappij Warner Bros. koch
  • A Feast for Crows

    George R.R. Martin

    Episch THE BOOK BEHIND THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONES Few books have captivated the imagination and won the devotion and praise of readers and critics everywhere as has George R. R. Martin’s monumental epic cycle of high fantasy. Now, in A Feast for Crows , Martin delivers the long-awaited fourth book of his landmark series, as a kingdom torn asunder finds itself at last on the brink of peace . . . only to be launched on an even more terrifying course of destruction. A FEAST FOR CROWS It seems too good to be true. After centuries of bitter strife and fatal treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated one another into an uneasy truce. Or so it appears. . . . With the death of the monstrous King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s Landing. Robb Stark’s demise has broken the back of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered throughout the kingdom like seeds on barren soil. Few legitimate claims to the once desperately soug
  • Perry Rhodan 3239: Krieg der Diplomaten

    Ben Calvin Hary

    Sciencefiction en fantasy Das Ende des 21. Jahrhunderts Neuer Galaktischer Zeitrechnung ist angebrochen. Mehr als dreieinhalbtausend Jahre von unserer Zeit entfernt lebt die Menschheit in Frieden. Zwischen den Sternen der Milchstraße herrschen keine großen Konflikte mehr. Wie es aussieht, könnte Perry Rhodan, der als erster Mensch von der Erde auf Außerirdische gestoßen ist, sich endlich seinem großen Ziel nähern: der alte Traum von Freundschaft und Frieden zwischen den Völkern der Milchstraße und der umliegenden Galaxien. Die Angehörigen der Sternenvölker stehen für Freiheit und Selbstbestimmung ein, man arbeitet intensiv und gleichberechtigt zusammen. Bei ihrem Weg zu den Sternen hat ein geheimnisvolles Wesen die Menschen begleitet und unterstützt: Es trägt den Namen ES, man bezeichnet es als eine Superintelligenz, und es lebt seit vielen Millionen Jahren zwischen Zeit und Raum. Rhodan sieht ES als einen Mentor der Menschheit. Doch ES weilt nicht mehr in der Galaxis – das Geisteswesen scheint
  • Cibola Burn

    James S. A. Corey

    Sciencefiction NOW A PRIME ORIGINAL TV SERIES Cibola Burn is the fourth book in the New York Times bestselling and Hugo-award winning Expanse series. The gates have opened the way to a thousand new worlds and the rush to colonise has begun. Settlers looking for a new life stream out from humanity's home planets. Illus, the first human colony on this vast new frontier, is being born in blood and fire. Independent settlers stand against the overwhelming power of a corporate colony ship with only their determination, courage and the skills learned in the long wars of home. Innocent scientists are slaughtered as they try to survey a new and alien world. James Holden and the crew of his one small ship are sent to make peace in the midst of war and sense in the heart of chaos. But the more he looks at it, the more Holden thinks the mission was meant to fail. And the whispers of a dead man remind him that the great galactic civilisation which once stood on this land is gone. And that something killed them.
  • De naam van de wind

    Patrick Rothfuss

    Fantasie Kvothe de legende. Befaamd magiër, berucht dief, meestermusicus en moordenaar. Van zijn jeugd met een groep muzikanten, zijn leven als bedelaar, tot de periode waarin hij een leerling was aan de befaamde Universiteit voor Magiërs en Alchemisten, Kvothe vertelt zijn verhaal met humor en gevoel voor tragiek. Zo onthult hij de man achter de legende – een klassieke en onvergetelijke held die de lezer vanaf de eerste pagina weet te boeien. De naam van de wind is een debuut van een klasse zoals men zelden ziet in de epische fantasy. Rothfuss vertelt het verhaal van Kvothe in de beeldende stijl en met het gevoel voor detail die doen denken aan J.R.R. Tolkien en Robin Hobb, en met de verhalende kracht van Robert Jordan. Rothfuss verweeft dit alles tot een eigen geheel dat van begin tot eind intrigeert en doet wat maar weinig schrijvers kunnen: hij raakt de lezer. Enthousiast blog over De naam van de wind: ‘Het is het beste boek dat ik in jaren gelezen heb. […] Ik las het zes maan
  • Fall of Ruin and Wrath

    Jennifer L. Armentrout

    Episch A New York Times, USA TODAY and Wall Street Journal Bestseller! SHE LIVES BY HER INTUITION. HE FEEDS ON HER PLEASURE. From Jennifer L. Armentrout, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of From Blood and Ash, comes the beginning of a searing fantasy romance series for adults, Fall of Ruin and Wrath . Featured in Cosmopolitan ! Most Anticipated from HuffPost Books • BookRiot • PopSugar • Paste Magazine • SheReads • The Nerd Daily • Goodreads • r/RomanceBooks and more! Long ago, the world was destroyed by gods. Only nine cities were spared. Separated by vast wilderness teeming with monsters and unimaginable dangers, each city is now ruled by a guardian—royalty who feed on mortal pleasure. Born with an intuition that never fails, Calista knows her talents are of great value to the power-hungry of the world, so she lives hidden as a courtesan of the Baron of Archwood. In exchange for his protection, she grants him information. When her intuition leads her to save a trave
  • De angst van de wijze

    Lia Belt

    Fantasie ‘Er zijn drie dingen die alle wijze mannen vrezen: storm op zee, een maanloze nacht, en de woede van een heer.’ Een escalerende machtsstrijd met een machtige edelman dwingt Kvothe, de held uit De naam van de wind, om de Universiteit te verlaten en zijn geluk elders te beproeven. Zwervend, berooid en alleen reist hij naar Vintas, waar hij algauw verstrikt raakt in de politieke intriges van het koningshuis. Terwijl hij machtige vrienden probeert te maken, ontdekt Kvothe een plan voor een aanslag. En ook ontmoet hij Felurian, de onweerstaanbare fee die met haar betovering al menig man in het ongeluk heeft gestort. Door haar leert Kvothe veel over de aard en de magische aantrekkingskracht van vrouwen. In De angst van de wijze zet Kvothe zijn eerste stapjes op het pad naar heldendom en leert hij hoe moeilijk het leven kan zijn als je een levende legende dreigt te worden.
  • Children of Ruin

    Adrian Tchaikovsky

    Sciencefiction 'My most anticipated book of the year' - Peter F. Hamilton, Britain's no.1 science fiction writer Children of Ruin follows Adrian Tchaikovsky's extraordinary Children of Time, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke award. It is set in the same universe, with new characters and a thrilling narrative. It has been waiting through the ages. Now it's time . . . Thousands of years ago, Earth’s terraforming program took to the stars. On the world they called Nod, scientists discovered alien life – but it was their mission to overwrite it with the memory of Earth. Then humanity’s great empire fell, and the program’s decisions were lost to time. Aeons later, humanity and its new spider allies detected fragmentary radio signals between the stars. They dispatched an exploration vessel, hoping to find cousins from old Earth. But those ancient terraformers woke something on Nod better left undisturbed. And it’s been waiting for them. 'Books like this are why we read science fiction' - Ian McDona
  • The Vital Abyss

    James S. A. Corey

    Sciencefiction The Vital Abyss is a novella that expands the world of James S. A. Corey's New York Times bestselling Expanse series - now a Prime Original TV series. Somewhere in the vast expanse of space, a group of prisoners lives in permanent captivity. The only company they have is each other and the Belters who guard them. The only stories they know are the triumphs and crimes that brought them there. The only future they see is an empty life in an enormous room. And then the man from Mars came along . . . The Expanse series: Leviathan Wakes Caliban's War Abaddon's Gate Cibola Burn Nemesis Games Babylon's Ashes Persepolis Rising Tiamat's Wrath Praise for the Expanse: 'The science fictional equivalent of A Song of Ice and Fire' NPR Books 'As close as you'll get to a Hollywood blockbuster in book form' 'Great characters, excellent dialogue, memorable fights' 'High adventure equalling the best space opera has to offer, cutting-edge technology and a group of unforgettable characte
  • The Every

    Dave Eggers

    Sciencefiction The electrifying follow-up to Dave Eggers' New York Times Bestseller The Circle 'Gulpable fictive entertainment . . . Eggers is a wonderful storyteller with an alert and defiant vision' Observer When the world's largest search engine / social media company merges with the planet's dominant e-commerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous-and, oddly enough, most beloved-monopoly ever known: The Every. Delaney Wells is an unlikely new hire. A former forest ranger and unwavering tech skeptic, she charms her way into an entry-level job with one goal in mind: to take down the company from within. With her compatriot, the not-at-all-ambitious Wes Kavakian, they look for the company's weaknesses, hoping to free humanity from all-encompassing surveillance and the emoji-driven infantilization of the species. But does anyone want what Delaney is fighting to save? Does humanity truly want to be free? Studded with unforgettable characters and lacerating set-pieces, The Every blends sati
  • De muziek van de stilte

    Patrick Rothfuss

    Fantasie De Universiteit, een beroemd bastion van kennis, trekt de knapste koppen aan om de mysteries te ontrafelen van verlichte wetenschappen als alchemie. Diep onder de bedrijvige zalen ligt een complex van verlaten kamers en oude gangen. In het hart van dat labyrint woont Auri. Ooit studeerde Auri aan De Universiteit, maar nu zorgt ze voor de onderwereld. Ze heeft geleerd dat sommige geheimen beter met rust gelaten kunnen worden. Want nu ze de scherpe rationaliteit van De Universiteit niet langer accepteert, kan ze voorbij de oppervlakte kijken, en ziet ze subtiele gevaren en verborgen namen.
  • The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

    Douglas Adams

    Sciencefiction Following the smash-hit sci-fi comedy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy , The Restaurant at the End of the Universe is the second part in Douglas Adams' multi-media phenomenon and cult classic series. This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Monty Python star, Terry Jones. If you've done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe? Which is exactly what Arthur Dent and the crew of the Heart of Gold plan to do. There's just the small matter of escaping the Vogons, avoiding being taken to the most totally evil world in the Galaxy and teaching a space ship how to make a proper cup of tea. And did anyone actually make a reservation? Follow Arthur Dent's galactic (mis)adventures in the rest of the trilogy with five parts: Life, the Universe and Everything, So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, and Mostly Harmless .
  • Breath of Fire

    Amanda Bouchet

    Fantasie Get ready to enter a world on the brink of battle, filled with gods, magicians, dragons, giants - and experience an epic love story . . . 'Exciting, interesting, captivating and a little bit steamy!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review 'A fantasy series not to be missed. Myths, legends, action, romance, family loyalty and suspense all rolled into one amazing series of books!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review 'This was an amazing book, the story was breathtaking and the characters engaging!' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ reader review .................................. In a land where magic is might, Catalia Fisa is the mightiest of them all . . . Catalia Fisa , Lost Princess, has been running from destiny her whole life. Yet deep down, she has always believed that the prophecy shadowing her every step is inescapable: her unimaginable power will bring unfathomable disaster. But now her newfound loved ones are caught between the shadow of Cat's tortured past and the threat of her world-shattering
  • Red Sister

    Mark Lawrence

    Historisch It's not until you're broken that you find your sharpest edge. "I was born for killing – the gods made me to ruin." At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since the tribes beached their ships on Abeth. Sweet Mercy hones its novices’ skills to deadly effect: it takes ten years to educate a Red Sister in the ways of blade and fist. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow don’t truly understand what they have purchased when Nona Grey is brought to their halls as a bloodstained child of eight, falsely accused of murder: guilty of worse. Reviews ‘An excellent writer.’ George R.R. Martin 'If you like fresh, take-no-prisoners fantasy, this is for you' No.1 New York Times bestselling author Rick Riordan ‘Dark, passionate, tense, with a female hero anyone could relate to–I was utterly fascinated! This is no pretty, flowery tale, but one of vastly different people struggling to survive when
  • Children of Memory

    Adrian Tchaikovsky

    Sciencefiction From the award-winning master of sci-fi Adrian Tchaikovsky, Children of Memory is the unmissable follow-up space opera to the highly acclaimed Children of Time and Children of Ruin . They dreamed of a new home They woke to a nightmare On Imir, Captain Holt founded a new colony on an empty world. In the process, he created hope and a new future for humanity. But generations later, his descendants are struggling to survive. As harvests worsen and equipment fails, strangers appear in a town where everyone knows their neighbour. Now the inexplicable lurks in the woods and the community fears it’s being observed – that they’re not alone. They’d be right, as explorers from the stars have arrived in secret to help this lost outpost. Confident of their superior technology, and overseen by the all-knowing construct of Doctor Avrana Kern, they begin to study their long-lost cousins from Earth. Yet the planet hides deeper mysteries. It seems the visitors aren’t the only watchers. And w
  • Assail

    Ian C Esslemont

    Fantasie All manner of folk have come for riches or fame, but few are prepared for Assail. This is a thrilling close to the Malazan Empire series and just as engaging as a standalone, this novel will not disappoint. Ideal for fans of Steven Erikson, David Gemmell and Brandon Sanderson. 'Esslemont nails the feel and flavor of Erikson's books and brings the historical characters to life with a dexterity that will win over even the most skeptical fans.' - ***** PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 'The Malazan franchise is fighting fit in the hand of its co-creator' - ***** SFX 'The story just gets more engrossing with every page. Love it.' - ***** Reader Review ' His best novel so far' - ***** Reader Review ******************************************************** A NEW HORIZON DAWNS. WRAP UP WARM. To the North lies Assail. It is a land that has been impenetrable for centuries. Now, as the ice begins to melt, it starts to yield its long-hidden secrets and the steady march through this hostile environment begins. Aw
  • Metro 2034

    Dmitry Glukhovsky

    Sciencefiction The basis of three bestselling computer games Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light, and Metro: Exodus. The Metro books have put Dmitry Glukhovsky in the vanguard of Russian speculative fiction alongside the creator of Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko. A year after the events of METRO 2033 the last few survivors of the apocalypse, surrounded by mutants and monsters, face a terrifying new danger as they hang on for survival in the tunnels of the Moscow Metro. Featuring blistering action, vivid and tough characters, claustrophobic tension and dark satire the Metro books have become bestsellers across Europe. Readers can't get enough of the Metro series: 'What can I say - once you pick up this book and start reading, it's just amazingly hard to actually put it down until you finish. And after that, you just want MORE!!' Goodreads reviewer, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ' This does everything right in its additions to the metro world. A great story with super fleshed out characters , who have all been warped b
  • Blood of Assassins

    R. J. Barker

    Fantasie ***Look out for The Bone Ships , the start of a new series by RJ Barker!*** 'Reveals its mysteries with the style of a magic show and the artful grace of a gifted storyteller' Nicholas Eames, author of Kings of the Wyld TO SAVE A KING, KILL A KING . . . The assassin Girton Club-foot and his master have returned to Maniyadoc in hope of finding sanctuary, but death, as always, dogs Girton's heels. The place he knew no longer exists. War rages across Maniyadoc, with three kings claiming the same crown - and one of them is Girton's old friend Rufra. Girton finds himself hurrying to uncover a plot to murder Rufra on what should be the day of the king's greatest victory. But while Girton deals with threats inside and outside Rufra's war encampment, he can't help wondering if his greatest enemy hides beneath his own skin. Praise for this trilogy 'Outstanding . . . Kept me reading well into the early hours of the morning' James Islington, author of The Shadow of What Was Lost 'Dead gods, drea
  • The Rage of Dragons

    Evan Winter

    Fantasie Game of Thrones meets Gladiator in this blockbuster debut epic fantasy about a world caught in an eternal war, and the young man who will become his people's only hope for survival. ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 FANTASY BOOKS OF ALL TIME Winner of the Reddit/Fantasy Award for Best Debut Fantasy Novel The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable war for almost two hundred years. The lucky ones are born gifted. One in every two thousand women has the power to call down dragons. One in every hundred men is able to magically transform himself into a bigger, stronger, faster killing machine. Everyone else is fodder, destined to fight and die in the endless war. Young, gift-less Tau knows all this, but he has a plan of escape. He's going to get himself injured, get out early, and settle down to marriage, children, and land. Only, he doesn't get the chance. Those closest to him are brutally murdered, and his grief swiftly turns to anger. Fixated on revenge, Tau dedicates himself to an
  • Polgara the Sorceress

    David Eddings & Leigh Eddings

    Hedendaags The last and most amazing volume in the legendary Belgariad series: the story of the queen of truth, love, rage and destiny, Polgara the Sorceress. The queen of truth, love, rage and destiny reveals all. Polgara the Sorceress is the crowning achievement of the great fantasy epic which began with The Belgariad and continued with The Malloreon. Once again David and Leigh Eddings display the epic imagination, humour, and storytelling power which have made this series the most popular fantasy of modern times. In the story of Polgara, a beautiful woman whose constancy and inner power have been the foundation of all the luck and love that have saved the world, the full truth of The Belgariad is revealed. Reviews 'I wished Polgara the Sorceress was longer . . . the characters are vivid and genuinely likeable, and there's an easy lilt to the prose which makes reading it pure pleasure. It's a wonderful book' SFX ‘My ideal summer read… Having enjoyed the entire ten-book serial, I was deligh
  • The Goldsmith's Conspiracy

    C.J. Archer

    Historisch USA TODAY BESTSELLER THE GOLDSMITH’S CONSPIRACY is the final book in the bestselling Glass and Steele series. To see why readers rave about the series, start at the beginning with THE WATCHMAKER’S DAUGHTER. Tensions between the artless and magicians are flaring, but India and Matt discover someone is deliberately fuelling the flames. Relentlessly pursuing his own agenda, Lord Coyle employs the former master of the Watchmaker’s Guild to make trouble and be a thorn in India’s side.  But India has the ear of the government now, and her own political influence is growing, something which pushes Lord Coyle over the edge. He plots his revenge by murdering a jeweler and casting blame onto someone very important to Matt and India. As they scramble to prove Coyle was the real killer before the accused is hanged, they learn the extent of Coyle’s influence and the true motive behind his actions. With a problem too big to solve alone, India and Matt draw on aid from their friends.
  • Canyons Of Night

    Jayne Castle

    Fantasie Charlotte Enright, owner of a small antiques shop called Looking Glass Antiques on Rainshadow Island, and Slade Attridge, the community's new chief of police, both have something in common: they possess strong paranormal talents. They met several years ago when they were in their teens spending the summer on the island. Slade saved Charlotte from a gang of drunken toughs, but then at the end of the summer Slade and Charlotte went their separate ways and started their adult lives. Now, fifteen years later, they have both been drawn back to Rainshadow Island. They will discover the adult passion they have for each other and start to explore some of the mysteries of the forbidden section of the island known only as the Preserve.
  • The Thousand Earths

    Stephen Baxter

    Sciencefiction In 2145AD John Hackett's adventure is just beginning. In Year 30, Mela's story is coming to a close. Hackett, in his trusty ship the Perseus, is not just a space traveller - beginning his travels with an expedition to Neptune and back - but, thanks to the time-dilation effect, a time traveller as well. His new mission will take him to Andromeda, to get a close-up look at the constellation which will eventually crash into the Milky Way, and give humanity a heads-up about the challenges which are coming. A mission which will take him five million years to complete. Not only is Hackett exploring unknown space, but he will return to a vastly different time. Mela's world is coming to an end. Erosion is eating away at the edges of every landmass - first at a rate of ten metres a year, but fast accelerating, displacing people and animals as the rising Tide destroys everything in its path. Putting more and more pressure on the people - and resources - which remain. She and her people have alw
  • Retribution Falls

    Chris Wooding

    Fantasie Every now and then, the best person to be the hero . . . is a criminal Frey is the captain of the Ketty Jay, leader of a small and highly dysfunctional band of layabouts. An inveterate womaniser and rogue, he and his gang make a living on the wrong side of the law, avoiding the heavily armed flying frigates of the Coalition Navy. With their trio of ragged fighter craft, they run contraband, rob airships and generally make a nuisance of themselves. So a hot tip on a cargo freighter loaded with valuables seems like a great prospect for an easy heist and a fast buck. Until the heist goes wrong, and the freighter explodes. Suddenly Frey isn't just a nuisance anymore - he's public enemy number one, with the Coalition Navy on his tail and contractors hired to take him down. But Frey knows something they don't. That freighter was rigged to blow, and Frey has been framed to take the fall. If he wants to prove it, he's going to have to catch the real culprit. He must face liars and lovers, dog
  • Chimes at Midnight

    Seanan McGuire

    Fantasie Things are starting to look up for October "Toby" Daye. She's training her squire, doing her job, and has finally allowed herself to grow closer to the local King of Cats. It seems like her life may finally be settling least until dead changelings start appearing in the alleys of San Francisco, killed by an overdose of goblin fruit. Toby's efforts to take the problem to the Queen of the Mists are met with harsh reprisals, leaving her under sentence of exile from her home and everyone she loves. Now Toby must find a way to reverse the Queens decree, get the goblin fruit off the streets-and, oh, yes, save her own life, since more than a few of her problems have once again followed her home. And then there's the question of the Queen herself, who seems increasingly unlikely to have a valid claim to the throne... To find the answers, October and her friends will have to travel from the legendary Library of Stars into the hidden depths of the Kingdom of the Mists-and they'll have
  • The Best of Greg Egan

    Greg Egan

    Sciencefiction Greg Egan is arguably Australia's greatest living science fiction writer. In a career spanning more than thirty years, he has produced a steady stream of novels and stories that address a wide range of scientific and philosophical concerns: artificial intelligence, higher mathematics, science vs religion, the nature of consciousness, and the impact of technology on the human personality. All these ideas and more find their way into this generous and illuminating collection, the clear product of a man who is both a master storyteller and a rigorous, exploratory thinker. The Best of Greg Egan contains twenty stories and novellas arranged in chronological order, and each of them is a brilliantly conceived, painstakingly developed gem, including the Hugo Award-winning novella "Oceanic", a powerful account of a boy whose deeply held religious beliefs are undermined by what he comes to learn about the laws of the physical world. This book really does represent the best of Greg Egan, and it
  • Mercy

    Danie Ware

    Sciencefiction en fantasy Sister Superior Augusta of the Order of the Bloody Rose has been called to a planet in the far reaches of the Imperium, a world where no Imperial foot has stepped in thousands of year, save a missionary sent to bring the Emperor's light to the natives. On the world is a cathedral, ancient and run down – but with an icon at its heart, a warrior-woman with a bloodied rose on her chest. Is this a symbol that Saint Mina, founder of the Order, once walked on this world? Augusta is determined to find out… Read it Because It sheds light on the Sisters of Battle from a different angle, and explores their relationship to their history, as well as their interactions with the Missionaries of the Imperial Church.
  • A Crucible of Souls

    Mitchell Hogan

    Episch Mitchell Hogan, an imaginative new talent, makes his debut with the acclaimed first installment in the epic Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, A Crucible of Souls, a mesmerizing tale of high fantasy that combines magic, malevolence, and mystery. When young Caldan’s parents are brutally slain, the boy is raised by monks who initiate him into the arcane mysteries of sorcery. Growing up plagued by questions about his past, Caldan vows to discover who his parents were, and why they were violently killed. The search will take him beyond the walls of the monastery, into the unfamiliar and dangerous chaos of city life. With nothing to his name but a pair of mysterious heirlooms and a handful of coins, he must prove his talent to become apprenticed to a guild of sorcerers. But the world outside the monastery is a darker place than he ever imagined, and his treasured sorcery has disturbing depths he does not fully understand. As a shadowed evil manipulates the unwary and forbidden powers are unleas
  • Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 5 Volume 7

    Miya Kazuki

    Fantasie Ferdinand senses danger on the horizon. Dark clouds hang over him, twisting and turning into a dense miasma of unease. Meanwhile, Rozemyne prepares for winter, conscious that her move to the Sovereignty is fast approaching. Her fourth term at the Royal Academy begins, she meets new faces at the fellowship gathering... Then something strange happens. Rozemyne goes somewhere unexpected, where she finds something even more unexpected—and that’s only the beginning. How will the saint respond when an incident in Ahrensbach leaves everyone else feeling defeated? “No matter what happens, I’ll protect you.” Pressing events are set in motion in the newest volume of this biblio-fantasy. Includes two short stories and four-panel manga by You Shiina.
  • The Slow Regard of Silent Things

    Patrick Rothfuss

    Episch Discover #1 New York Times -bestselling Patrick Rothfuss’ epic fantasy universe of The Kingkiller Chronicle, in this illustrated companion novella, The Slow Regard of Silent Things . “I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda  Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place.   Her name is Auri, and she is full of mysteries.   The Slow Regard of Silent Things is a brief, bittersweet glimpse of Auri’s life, a small adventure all her own. At once joyous and haunting, this story offers a chance to see the world through Auri’s eyes. And it gives the reader a chance to learn things that only Auri knows....   In this book, Patrick Rothfuss brings us into the world of one of The Kingkiller Chronicle’s most enigmatic characters. Full of
  • Ravensong

    TJ Klune

    Paranormaal Set in the dreamy backwoods of Oregon, Ravensong is a queer, paranormal romance of burning passion and pack loyalty, and is the sequel to Wolfsong . Gordo Livingstone never forgot the lessons carved into his skin. Hardened by the betrayal of a pack who left him behind, he sought solace in the garage in his tiny mountain town, vowing never again to involve himself in the affairs of wolves. It should have been enough. And it was, until the wolves came back, and with them, Mark Bennett. In the end, they faced the beast together as a pack . . . and won. Now, a year later, Gordo has found himself once again the witch of the Bennett pack. Green Creek has settled after the death of Richard Collins, and Gordo constantly struggles to ignore Mark and the song that howls between them. But time is running out. Something is coming. And this time, it’s crawling from within. Some bonds, no matter how strong, were made to be broken. Ravensong is the second book in TJ Klune's beloved Green Creek ser
  • The Coward

    Stephen Aryan

    Fantasie Who will take up the mantle and slay the evil in the Frozen North, saving all from death and destruction? Not Kell Kressia, he's done his part... Kell Kressia is a legend, a celebrity, a hero. Aged just seventeen he set out on an epic quest with a band of wizened fighters to slay the Ice Lich and save the world, but only he returned victorious. The Lich was dead, the ice receded and the Five Kingdoms were safe. Ten years have passed Kell lives a quiet farmer's life, while stories about his heroism are told in every tavern across the length and breadth of the land. But now a new terror has arisen in the north. Beyond the frozen circle, north of the Frostrunner clans, something has taken up residence in the Lich's abandoned castle. And the ice is beginning to creep south once more. For the second time, Kell is called upon to take up his famous sword, Slayer, and battle the forces of darkness. But he has a terrible secret that nobody knows. He's not a hero - he was just lucky. Everyone p
  • Институт

    Стивен Кинг & Екатерина Доброхотова-Майкова

    Sciencefiction en fantasy Еще недавно у двенадцатилетнего Люка Эллиса была вполне привычная жизнь: школа, обеды с родителями в любимой пиццерии, вечера в компании лучшего друга… Пока одним июньским утром он не просыпается в собственной комнате, вот только в ней нет окон и находится она в тщательно укрытом от всего мира месте под названием «Институт». Здесь над похищенными из разных городов детьми, обладающими даром телепатии или телекинеза, проводят жестокие эксперименты с целью максимально развить их паранормальные способности. Бежать невозможно. Будущее предо
  • Have Space Suit—Will Travel

    Robert A. Heinlein

    Fantasie Kip from midwest Centerville USA works the summer before college as a pharmacy soda jerk, and wins an authentic stripped-down spacesuit in a soap contest. He answers a distress radio call from Peewee, scrawny rag doll-clutching genius aged 11. With the comforting cop Mother Thing, three-eyed tripod Wormfaces kidnap them to the Moon and Pluto.
  • Eisige Wellen

    Leigh Bardugo

    Episch Der zweite Teil der Grisha-Trilogie, Leigh Bardugos Fantasy-Bestseller über die magische Armee der Grisha und den Krieg um Ravka in neuer, aufwendig veredelter Ausstattung: Nach ihrem furchtbaren Kampf gegen den Dunklen, den ältesten und mächtigsten der Grisha, mussten Alina und Mal aus Ravka fliehen. Doch selbst jenseits der Wahren See sind sie nicht sicher: Der Dunkle hat überlebt und ist entschlossener denn je, sich Alinas besondere Kräfte zunutze zu machen. Denn nur mithilfe ihrer Magie kann es ihm gelingen, den Thron von Ravka an sich zu reißen. In die Enge getrieben, bittet Alina schließlich den berüchtigten Freibeuter Stormhond um Hilfe und macht sich auf, die Armee der Grisha anzuführen. Mit ihrer Grisha-Trilogie hat Bestseller-Autorin Leigh Bardugo ein absolutes Fantasy-Highlight geschaffen, irgendwo zwischen Abenteuer, Märchen und zarter Romanze. Das vom Krieg zerrissene Ravka, das ausgeklügelte Magie-System der Grisha und die lebendigen, facettenreichen Charakter
  • Angels Before Man

    Rafael Nicolas

    Fantasie Angels Before Man: Revised and Extended A Queer Retelling of Satan's Fall In an eternal paradise, the most beautiful angel, Lucifer, struggles with shame, identity, and timidity, with little more than the desire to worship his creator. It isn't until the strongest angel, Michael, comes into his life that Lucifer learns to love himself. Along the way, their friendship begins to bloom into something else. Maybe the first romance in the history of everything. But this God is a jealous one, and maybe paradise is not paradise.
  • A Certain Magical Index NT, Vol. 1

    Kazuma Kamachi, Kiyotaka Haimura & Alice Prowse

    Fantasie After bringing an end to World War III, Touma Kamijou disappears from the world. Both sides—magic and science—take the time to rest and regroup. While Accelerator spends his days with Last Order and Misaka Worst, Shiage Hamazura uses the secrets he gained in Russia as a bargaining chip and returns to Academy City to reform Team ITEM. It seems like peace is here at last. That is, until a new group called the Freshmen arrive... 
  • The Hobbit

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Episch For the first time ever, a special enhanced edition of the enchanting prelude to The Lord of the Rings, illustrated throughout with 50 sketches, drawings, paintings and maps by J.R.R. Tolkien himself. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey ‘there and back again’. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon… Written for J.R.R. Tolkien’s own children, The Hobbit was published on 21 September 1937. With a beautiful cover design, a handful of black & white drawings and two maps by the author himself, the book became an instant success and was reprinted shortly afterwards with five colour plates. Tolkien’s own selection of finished paintings and drawi
  • Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 5 Volume 6

    Miya Kazuki

    Fantasie The Archduke Conference has come to an end, but Ehrenfest’s archducal family is still reeling from the fresh troubles it brought. As if a surprising ceremony and the Sovereign temple’s schemes weren’t unusual enough, Rozemyne manages to deliver the killing blow with a truly unexpected announcement: “My current adoption is being nullified, and the king will take me as his daughter instead.” Chaos ensues, but what is done cannot be undone. Rozemyne has one year before she must depart for the Sovereignty—one year to tie up so many loose ends—but she needs not act alone. “Forge ahead and never lose sight of who you are,” her noble mother Elvira tells her, watching affectionately as her daughter prepares for the road ahead. There’s so much to be done in the newest volume of this biblio-fantasy! Those in Rozemyne’s service have an important choice to make, and their decisions will open doors for the future. Includes two short stories and four-panel manga by You Shiina.
  • 22-11-1963

    Stephen King

    Sciencefiction Wat als je de aanslag op John F. Kennedy kunt voorkomen? Bestsellerauteur Stephen King reist in 22-11-1963 terug in de tijd om deze vraag te beantwoorden. Genomineerd voor thriller van het jaar. 22-11-1963 van bestsellerauteur Stephen King is een verkenningstocht door verschillende tijdlijnen naar de aanslag op JFK. 22 november 1963, de dag waarop John F. Kennedy werd vermoord en de wereld voorgoed veranderde... Leraar Engels Jake Epping ontdekt een poort in de tijd en reist naar 1958. Lukt het hem de aanslag op John F. Kennedy te voorkomen? En tegen welke prijs? Jake merkt dat het verleden weerbarstig is en zich niet graag laat veranderen, en dat de gevolgen van zijn handelingen onomkeerbaar zijn. Van 22-11-1963 werden in Nederland en Vlaanderen al ruim 90.000 exemplaren verkocht. Het boek is ook te zien als de tv-serie 11-22-1963, met o.a. James Franco. ‘King trekt je vanaf de eerste pagina’s zijn onwaarschijnlijke wereld in, en laat je tot het einde toe geloven in de daden en m
  • A Court of Wings and Ruin

    Sarah J. Maas

    Fantasie THE THIRD BOOK IN THE #1 BESTSELLING SERIES 'With bits of Buffy, Game Of Thrones and Outlander, this is a glorious series of total joy' STYLIST ______________________________ Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's manoeuvrings and the invading king threatening to bring her land to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit – and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well. As war bears down upon them all, Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling and lethal High Lords and hunt for allies in unexpected places. And her heart will face the ultimate test as she and her mate are forced to question whether they can truly trust each other. ______________________________ Sarah J. Maas's books have sold millions of copies and have been translated into 37 languages. Discover the sweeping romantic fantasy that everyone's talking about for yourself.
  • The Lord of the Rings

    J. R. R. Tolkien

    Episch All three parts of the epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers & The Return of the King – available as one download, featuring the definitive edition of the text, hyperlinked footnotes and page references, and 3 maps including a detailed map of Middle-earth. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power – the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring – the ring that rules them all – which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as the Ring is entrusted to his care. He must leave his home and make a perilous journey across the realms of Middle-earth to the Crack of Doom, deep inside the territories of the Dark Lord. There he must destroy the Ring forever and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose. Since it was first published in 1954, ‘T
  • Later

    Stephen King

    Hedendaags VN Thriller van het jaar 2021! Normaal ziet hij de doden maar voor een paar dagen. Maar wat als ze ervoor kiezen om langer te blijven? Jamie Conklin is enig kind. Als zoon van een alleenstaande moeder die lastig rond kan komen, wil hij niets liever dan een normale jeugd. Maar jammer genoeg voor Jamie is hij allesbehalve normaal… Geboren met een bovennatuurlijke gave die hij van zijn moeder geheim moet houden, ziet Jamie dingen die niemand anders kan zien en weet hij meer dan eigenlijk mogelijk zou moeten zijn. Wanneer een rechercheur van de New Yorkse politie hem betrekt bij de klopjacht op een moordenaar, komt Jamie opnieuw oog in oog te staan met een overledene. Maar de prijs die deze keer staat op het gebruiken van zijn gaven is veel hoger dan hij ooit had gedacht – deze geest is namelijk niet van plan weg te gaan. Later is een krachtig en spookachtig verhaal met ondertonen van de klassieke thriller It. Een onvergetelijke zoektocht naar wat ervoor nodig is om op
  • The Shadow Rising

    Robert Jordan

    Fantasie Now a major TV series on Prime Video The fourth novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published. The Stone of Tear, invulnerable fortress of legend, has fallen. The Children of the Dragon have risen to the call of prophecy and march to the aid of the Light. Callandor, the Sword That Is Not a Sword, is held by Rand al'Thor, the man proclaimed as the Dragon Reborn. But still the shadows lengthen and still the Forsaken grow in strength. If he is to fight them, Rand must master the male half of the True Source, a power corrupted by the Dark One, a power that drives men to madness, a power that may save or damn the world. 'Epic in every sense' Sunday Times 'With the Wheel of Time, Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal' New York Times ' [The] huge ambitious Wheel of Time series helped redefine the genre' George R. R. Martin 'A fantasy phenomenon' SFX The Wheel of Time series: Book 1: The Eye of the World B
  • De glazen troon

    Sarah J. Maas

    Episch Ze wordt door twee mannen bemind Het hele land vreest haar Alleen zij kan het koninkrijk redden Celaena wordt voor de keuze gesteld: óf haar leven slijten in de gevangenis, óf deelnemen aan een toernooi waarvan de winnaar de nieuwe kampioen van de koning wordt. Een voor een worden de deelnemers van het toernooi echter op gruwelijke wijze vermoord en al snel vecht Celaena niet alleen voor haar vrijheid, maar ook voor haar leven.
  • Storm Front

    Jim Butcher

    Fantasie 'The Dresden Files is my favourite series ever' Patrick Rothfuss, author of The Name of the Wind ***THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLING SERIES*** Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the 'everyday' world is full of strange and magical things - and most of them don't play well with humans. That's where Harry comes in. Harry's business as a private investigator has been quiet lately - so when the police bring him in to consult on a grisly double murder committed with black magic, he's seeing dollar signs. But where there's black magic, there's a black mage behind it. And now that mage knows Harry's name. Magic - it can get a guy killed. The first case file of Harry Dresden, private investigator and wizard, Storm Front is the first novel in the Sunday Times bestselling Dresden Files series, perfect for fans of Supernatural and urban fantasy fiction by authors such as Benedict Jacka and Ben Aaronovitch. 'Butcher's storytelling is satisfying
  • Een Hof Voor Dieven

    Morgan Rice

    Episch “Morgan Rice komt wederom met wat een briljante nieuwe serie belooft te zijn. We worden verzwolgen door een fantasie over moed, eer, magie en geloof in je lotsbestemming. Morgan is er weer in geslaagd om sterke personages neer te zetten, voor wie we op elke pagina juichen… Aanbevolen voor de permanente bibliotheek van iedereen die houdt van een goed geschreven fantasyroman.” -- Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (over De Opkomst van de Draken ) #1 Bestseller Morgan Rice komt met een onvergetelijke nieuwe fantasy serie. In EEN HOF VOOR DIEVEN (Een Troon voor Zusters—Boek Twee), wordt het leven van Sophia, 17, volledig op zijn kop gezet als ze wordt verbannen uit de romantische wereld van de aristocratie, en wordt teruggeplaatst in het weeshuis. Deze keer lijken de nonnen haar te willen doden. Maar dat doet haar nog niet zoveel pijn als haar gebroken hart. Zal Sebastian beseffen dat hij een fout heeft gemaakt en voor haar terug komen? Haar jongere zusje Kate, 15, begint met
  • The Complete Witcher

    Andrzej Sapkowski

    Fantasie Experience the story from start to finish. Get every single book following the exploits of Geralt the Witcher - revered and hated - who holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity. These eight books are a comprehensive collection of the books that inspired a bestselling video game and the major Netflix series. Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers and lifelong training have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary killer: he hunts the vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil; not everything fair is good . . . and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. Read the epic Witcher saga from start to finish with this eBook boxset, which contains all eight books in the ground-breaking series. The Last Wish, Blood of Elves translated by Danusia Stok. Sword of Destiny, Time of Contempt, Baptism of Fire, The Tower of the Swallow, The Lady of the Lake, Season of Storm
  • Ready Player Two

    Ernest Cline

    Sciencefiction Days after winning OASIS founder James Halliday's contest, Wade Watts makes a discovery that changes everything. Hidden within Halliday's vaults, waiting for his heir to find it, lies a technological advancement that will once again change the world and make the OASIS a thousand times more wondrous - and addictive - than even Wade dreamed possible. With it comes a new riddle, and a new quest: a last Easter egg from Halliday, hinting at a mysterious prize. And an unexpected, impossibly powerful, and dangerous new rival awaits, one who'll kill millions to get what he wants. Wade's life and the future of the OASIS are again at stake, but this time the fate of humanity also hangs in the balance. Lovingly nostalgic and wildly original as only Ernest Cline could conceive it, Ready Player Two takes us on another imaginative, fun, action-packed adventure through his beloved virtual universe, and jolts us thrillingly into the future once again. ______________ 'Delving back into the universe of
  • Een Lied Voor Wezen

    Morgan Rice

    Episch “Morgan Rice’ verbeeldingskracht kent geen grenzen. Een troon voor zusters , een nieuwe serie die net zo onderhoudend belooft te zijn als de voorgaande series, vertelt het verhaal van twee zusjes (Sophia en Kate), weesmeisjes die vechten om te overleven in het wrede, veeleisende leven van het weeshuis. Een schot in de roos. Ik kan nauwelijks wachten tot ik het tweede en derde boek in handen heb!” -- Books and Movie Reviews  (Roberto Mattos) Bestsellerauteur Morgan Rice komt met een onvergetelijke nieuwe fantasyserie. In Een lied voor wezen (Een troon voor zusters - boek 3), gaat de 17-jarige Sophia op zoek naar haar ouders. Haar zoektocht brengt haar naar verre, vreemde landen… en naar een schokkend geheim dat ze nooit had kunnen vermoeden.  De 15-jarige Kate wordt door de heks opgeroepen; de tijd is gekomen om haar schuld te vereffenen. Maar Kate is aan het veranderen. Ze wordt volwassen, en steeds machtiger; en wat zal er van Kate terechtkomen als ze een overe
  • Silo-trilogie

    Hugh Howey

    Sciencefiction De complete trilogie in één ebook! In een geruïneerd en giftig landschap leeft een grote bevolkingsgroep in een gigantische ondergrondse silo. Honderden meters onder de aardoppervlakte wonen de mensen er in een streng gereguleerde maatschappij. Sheriff Holston, jarenlang een trouwe aanhanger van de wetten van de silo, breekt onverwachts het allergrootste taboe: hij wil naar buiten.
  • The Empire of Gold

    Shannon Chakraborty

    Episch The final chapter in the bestselling, critically acclaimed Daevabad Trilogy, in which a con-woman and an idealistic djinn prince join forces to save a magical kingdom from a devastating civil war. Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its magic, Nahid leader Banu Manizheh and her resurrected commander, Dara, must try to repair their fraying alliance and stabilize a fractious, warring people. But the death of his people and loss of his beloved Nahri have unleashed the worst demons of Dara’s dark past. To vanquish them, he must face some ugly truths about his history and put himself at the mercy of those he once considered enemies. Having narrowly escaped their murderous families and Daevabad’s deadly politics, Nahri and Ali, now safe in Cairo, face difficult choices of their own. Though Nahri is finding peace in the rhythms of her old home, she is haunted by the knowledge that the loved ones she left behind and the people who considered her a savior, are
  • The Black Cloud

    Fred Hoyle

    High tech A 1959 classic 'hard' science-fiction novel by renowned Cambridge astronomer and cosmologist Fred Hoyle. Tracks the progress of a giant black cloud that comes towards Earth and sits in front of the sun, causing widespread panic and death. A select group of scientists and astronomers - including the dignified Astronomer Royal, the pipe smoking Dr Marlowe and the maverick, eccentric Professor Kingsly - engage in a mad race to understand and communicate with the cloud, battling against trigger happy politicians. In the pacy, engaging style of John Wyndham and John Christopher, with plenty of hard science thrown in to add to the chillingly credible premise (he manages to foretell Artificial Intelligence, Optical Character Recognition and Text-to-Speech converters), Hoyle carries you breathlessly through to its thrilling end.
  • Happy Hour in Hell

    Tad Williams

    Fantasie Bobby Dollar has a problem or four of epic proportions. Problem one: his best friend Sam has given him an angel's feather that also happens to be evidence of an unholy pact between Bobby's employers and those who dwell in the infernal depths. Problem two: Eligor, Grand Duke of Hell, wants to get his claws on the feather at all costs, but particularly at all cost to Bobby . Problem three: Bobby has fallen in love with Casimira, Countess of Cold Hands, who just happens to be Eligor's girlfriend. Problem four: Eligor, aware of Problem three, has whisked Casimira off to the Bottomless Pit itself, telling Bobby he will never see her again unless he hands over the feather. But Bobby, long-time veteran of the endless war between above and below, is not the type of guy who finds Hell intimidating. All he has to do is toss on a demon's body, sneak through the infernal gates, solve the mystery of the angel's feather, and rescue the girl. Saving the day should just be a matter of an eon or two o
  • Alles is eventueel - 1408

    Stephen King

    Korte verhalen Een huiveringwekkende verzameling verhalen van horrormeester Stephen King over de angst voor de dood. Verwacht het onverwachte in de bestseller Alles is eventueel, een verzameling boeiende, geestige en duistere verhalen van meesterverteller Stephen King. 1408 is een van de engste King-verhalen, over een schrijver die na een nacht in kamer 1408 nooit meer over spoken zal schrijven. Het boek werd verfilmd met o.a. Samuel L. Jackson en John Cusack. De man in het zwarte pak, over een ontmoeting met de duivel, won de World Fantasy Award én de O. Henry Prize, de hoogste literaire onderscheiding voor Amerikaanse verhalen. In De doodskamer begint een journalist te beseffen dat hij de martelkamer niet levend zal verlaten… ‘Zijn gave om verhalen te vertellen is fenomenaal.’ Lee Child
  • Victory of Eagles

    Naomi Novik

    Historisch The fifth instalment of the New York Times bestselling series, Temeraire. Laurence waits to be hanged as a traitor to the Crown, and Temeraire is confined to the breeding grounds as Napoleon invades Britain, and takes London. Laurence and Temeraire have betrayed the British. They have foiled their attempts to inflict death upon the French dragons by sharing the cure they found in Africa with their enemy. But following their conscience has a price. Laurence feels he must return to face the consequences, and as soon as they land they are taken into custody. Laurence is condemned to the gallows and Temeraire faces a life of captivity in the breeding grounds. None of their friends or allies can come to their aid, for every hand is needed elsewhere. Britain is completely unprepared for Bonaparte invasion and the advanced tactics of his own celestial dragon – Temeraire's mortal enemy – Lien. Reviews ‘These are beautifully written novels, not only fresh, original and fast-paced, but fu
  • The Frugal Wizard’s Handbook for Surviving Medieval England

    Brandon Sanderson

    Avontuur From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, creator of the smash-hit science fiction and fantasy series Skyward, The Stormlight Archive, and Mistborn. A man awakens in a clearing in what appears to be medieval England with no memory of who he is, where he came from, or why he is there. Chased by a group from his own time, his sole hope for survival lies in regaining his missing memories, making allies among the locals, and perhaps even trusting in their superstitious boasts. His only help from the “real world” should have been a guidebook entitled The Frugal Wizard’s Handbook for Surviving Medieval England, except his copy exploded during transit. The few fragments he managed to save provide clues to his situation, but can he figure them out in time to survive? Note from Brandon in March 2022: Sometimes an idea just won’t let go of you for years. The initial seed of this novel was the title that eventually turned into The Frugal Wizard’s Handbook for Survivi
  • "All You Zombies—": Five Classic Stories by Robert A. Heinlein

    Robert A. Heinlein

    Sciencefiction en fantasy Robert A. Heinlein's brilliance and diverse talents are on display in this collection of five short stories that range from mind-twisters ("All You Zombies—"), paranoia and surprise ("They—"),  hilarious engineering conundrums ("—And They Built a Crooked House"), fantasies ("Our Fair City), and the beautiful, heart-breaking "The Man Who Travelled in Elephants". The story "All You Zombies—" is the basis for PREDESTINATION from Sony Pictures, just released in the US on January 9, 2015, starring Ethan Hawke, directed and written by the Spierig Brothers. "Not only America's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world … [Heinlein] remains today as a sort of trademark for all that is finest in American imaginative fiction."   - Stephen King "There is no other writer whose work has exhilarated me as often and to such an extent as Heinlein." - Dean Koontz "One of the most influential writers in American Literature."
  • The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues

    Harry Harrison

    Sciencefiction Slippery Jim diGriz is in the process of robbing the new Mint on Paskonjak when the heist goes terribly wrong. Threatened with a horrific death, Slippery Jim is allowed to cut a deal with the Galactic League: voyage to the planet Liokukae and bring back a missing artifact - the only known evidence of alien life-forms found in 32,000 years of galactic exploration. For diGriz there are a few catches. One is Liokukae itself - a dumping ground for the League's misfits, murderers, maniacs, and the incurably obnoxious. Another is a little matter of life and death. To ensure the utterly untrustworthy diGriz's cooperation, the League has given him a slow-acting poison, allowing him thirty days in which to succeed . . . or die. Now the Stainless Steel Rat is on his way to a world that is hurtling backward down the evolutionary scale - a land of fanatic, goat-herding Fundamentaloids, murderous Machmen, and a rusty guru named Iron John. DiGriz has developed an almost perfect cover: a four-member
  • Knights of the Red Dragon

    James E. Wisher

    Fantasie Can a street rat from the slums rise to become a knight? Al Elan wants nothing more than to take care of his friends. When he discovers that he has a legendary power, he sees his chance. Leaving everything he knows behind; he takes a desperate gamble to win the future he desires. Will his gamble pay off or will he end up losing everything he loves? Read now to find out.
  • Murtagh

    Christopher Paolini

    Episch Het verhaal van een van de favoriete personages van de fans: Murtagh De wereld is niet langer veilig voor drakenrijder Murtagh en zijn draak Thorn. Nu de duistere koning is afgezet moeten ze de consequenties ondergaan van hun – weliswaar onvrij­willige – rol in zijn schrikbewind. Ze zijn gehaat en verstoten door de samenleving. Door het land klinken fluisterende stemmen over de broze grond en de vage geur van zwavel in de lucht. Murtagh vermoedt dat er iets kwaadaardigs in de schaduwen van Alagaësia schuilt. Dit is het begin van een epische reis door bekende, maar daarnaast ook onontdekte gebieden, waar Murtagh en Thorn elk wapen in hun arsenaal – zowel hun kracht als hun intelligentie – moeten inzetten om een mysterieuze heks te ­verslaan. Een heks die veel meer geheimen heeft dan iedereen dacht. In dit meeslepende boek over een van de populairste personages uit Christopher Paolini’s Erfgoed-bestsellerserie moet een drakenrijder ­uitzoeken wie hij is in een we
  • The Stainless Steel Rat and three more Stories

    Harry Harrison

    High tech Four action short stories from The Golden Age of Science Fiction by Harry Harrison. Featured here: The Stainless Steel Rat, Arm of the Law, The Velvet Glove, and Navy Day.
  • Cirque des Étoiles

    PaulHarland Prijs

    Korte verhalen De beste verhalen van de Paul Harland Prijs 2011 met het gelijknamige, winnende verhaal van Boukje Balder. De Paul Harland Prijs is een jaarlijks evenement waarin Nederlandse SF&F auteurs meedingen naar verschillende prijzen. De Paul Harland Prijs komt voort uit Millennium Prijs en King Kong Award en is daarmee de oudste SF&F prijs in Nederland en België.
  • A Court of Mist and Fury

    Sarah J. Maas

    Fantasie Feyre survived Amarantha's clutches to return to the Spring Court – but at a steep cost. Though she now possesses the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can't forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin's people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, the mesmerising High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates his dark web of political games and tantalising promises, a greater evil looms – and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can step into her growing power, heal her fractured soul and have the courage to shape her own future – and the future of a world cloven in two. Sarah J. Maas is a global #1 bestselling author. Her books have sold more than nine million copies and been translated into 37 languages. Discover the sweeping romantic fantasy for yourself.