Jun 16, 2013

Fantasy New Releases and Booktopia Free Shipping till Midnight Tuesday

It’s getting close to the end of the year and the wonderful folks at Booktopia have launched a July preorder catalogue. You can purchase these on preorder and get free shipping when they come in to stock if you use the code below.

I had a glance through and picked out a few books that might be of value to you dear readers.

raven-flight If you are a fan of Juliet Marillier the second in Shadowfell series, Raven Flight is out on the 9th of July:

Neryn thought she had lost everything and could trust no one, not even her mysterious companion, Flint. But when she finds refuge at the rebel base of Shadowfell and discovers her canny gift as a Caller, she feels the first stirrings of hope.
Now she faces a perilous journey with the rebel Tali and the Good Folk, who shadow her steps. She must find the three Guardians who can teach her how to use her unwieldy gift – one that it is rumoured could amass a powerful army.

Can Neryn master her magical power to save Alban from King Keldec's stranglehold?

Or will she be too late?



cold-steelBut if adult fiction is more your thing the witty Kate Elliot will be releasing Cold Steel on the 25th of June. It’s the third in the Spirit Walker series.

Trouble, treachery, and magic just won't stop plaguing Cat Barahal. The Master of the Wild Hunt has stolen her husband Andevai. The ruler of the Taino kingdom blames her for his mother's murder. The infamous General Camjiata insists she join his army to help defeat the cold mages who rule Europa. An enraged fire mage wants to kill her. And Cat, her cousin Bee, and her half-brother Rory, aren't even back in Europa yet, where revolution is burning up the streets.
Revolutions to plot. Enemies to crush. Handsome men to rescue.
Cat and Bee have their work cut out for them.


the-long-warThe Long War hardcover is being released this week, on the 18th of June.  It follows on from their New York Times Best Selling The Long  Earth.

War has come to the Long Earth....

Humankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by stepping, which Joshua and Lobsang explored a mere decade ago. Now "civilization" flourishes, and fleets of airships link the multiple Earths through exploration, trade, and culture.

Humankind is shaping the Long Earth, but in turn the Long Earth is shaping humankind. A new America that has christened itself "Valhalla" has emerged more than a million steps from the original Datum Earth. And like the American revolutionaries of old, the Valhallans resent being controlled from afar by the Datum government.

In the intervening years, the song of the trolls--graceful, hive-mind humanoids--has suffused the Long Earth. But in the face of humankind's inexorable advance, they are beginning to fall silent . . . and gradually disappear.

Joshua, now married and a father, is summoned by Lobsang. It seems that he alone can confront the perfect storm of crises that threatens to plunge all of the Long Earth into war.

A war unlike any that has been waged before...

As always though the have a selection of bargain stock for Fantasy and Science Fiction fans. 

There are works from Tansy Rayner Roberts, Glenda Larke, Karen Miller, China Mieville, Anne Bishop, Elizabeth and Sean Williams all for around $5.

So check the links out and if you want to get free shipping put WINNER in the coupon code area on checkout.

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