Level Grind

Justice Calling; Murder of Crows; Pack of Lies; Hunting Season
Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481479393
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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An omnibus of the first seven books in the USA TODAY bestselling fantasy series—collected together for the first time in one volume. Jade Crow is a sorceress hiding from the most powerful sorcerer in the world: her ex-boyfriend. Gamer. Nerd. Sorceress. Jade Crow lives a quiet life running her comic book and game store in Wylde, Idaho, hiding from a powerful sorcerer who wants to eat her heart and take her powers—her ex-boyfriend Samir. Yet when dark powers threaten her friends’ lives, Jade must save them by using magic. But as soon as she does, her nemesis will find her and she won’t be able to stand up against him when he comes. This is the collection of the first seven volumes of the Hugo Award nominated series: Justice Calling; Murder of Crows; Pack of Lies; Hunting Season; Heartache; Thicker Than Blood; and Magic to the Bone.

Pack of Lies


Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Doomed Muse Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 226
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Let sleeping dogs lie. Wolves, on the other hand… Recovering from a broken heart and coming to terms with her family history, all sorceress Jade Crow wants is to resume running her comic book store and gaming with her friends. With a town full of strange wolf shifters, a hundred-and-fifty-year-old peace accord hanging in the balance, and the Justice who broke her heart back in her life, Jade’s plans go out the proverbial window. Wolves are killing wolves, innocent human lives are caught in the crossfire, and not everyone in town is who they appear to be. As the bodies stack up and the doubts build, Jade and her friends race to find the true killer. And then Jade’s evil ex-lover makes another move… Pack of Lies is the third book in The Twenty-Sided Sorceress urban fantasy series.

Justice Calling


Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781500629724
Category: Fiction
Page: 150
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Gamer. Nerd. Sorceress.Jade Crow lives a quiet life running her comic book and game store in Wylde, Idaho. After twenty-five years fleeing from a powerful sorcerer who wants to eat her heart and take her powers, quiet suits her just fine. Surrounded by friends who are even less human than she is, Jade figures she's finally safe.As long as she doesn't use her magic.When dark powers threaten her friends' lives, a sexy shape-shifter enforcer shows up. He's the shifter world's judge, jury, and executioner rolled into one, and he thinks Jade is to blame. To clear her name, save her friends, and stop the villain, she'll have to use her wits... and her sorceress powers.Except Jade knows that as soon as she does, a far deadlier nemesis awaits.Justice Calling is the first book in The Twenty-Sided Sorceress urban fantasy series.

Murder of Crows


Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Doomed Muse Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 162
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They say you can never go home again. If only that were true… Game store owner and nerd sorceress extraordinaire Jade Crow knows death stalks her in the form of her murderous ex-lover, Samir, a sorcerer who wants to eat her heart and take her power. With the help of her friends, and sexy tiger-shifter Alek, Jade trains for the inevitable confrontation. Until her estranged father shows up begging for help. Someone or something is murdering the crow shifters of Three Feathers ranch and her father believes sorcery is the only way to stop the killings. Faced with an unknown foe, a family that exiled her decades before, a deepening relationship with Alek, and Samir’s ever-present threat, Jade will need all the power she’s gained and then some to stop the Murder of Crows. Murder of Crows is the second book in the Twenty-Sided Sorceress urban fantasy series.

Thicker Than Blood


Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Doomed Muse Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 225
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If you are going through hell… keep going… Wounded, defeated, and flung across the wilderness, Jade Crow and her peeps faced their worst enemy and not all have escaped… or survived. Separated from her friends, their fates unknown, and without her magic, Jade must discover her own heritage and unlock her true powers… or else her next fight with Samir will be her last. For Jade, life has come down to two choices. Level up. Or die.

Magic to the Bone


Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Doomed Muse Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 220
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Boss Fight: Samir! Roll for initiative… Bruised, battered, but not even close to broken, Jade and her friends must reunite, and get ready to take out her psycho ex once and for all. Leveled up and wiser, Jade stands a chance this time. As long as she takes out Samir BEFORE he turns into a god… This is book seven in USA Today bestselling The Twenty-Sided Sorceress urban fantasy series.

Heartache


Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Doomed Muse Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 248
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"Life-changing moments are sneaky little bastards. Often we don't even know that nothing will be the same until long after, only in hindsight can we look and say 'There! That was it! That changed everything.' At least we could, if we're alive to do it." Gamer and sorceress Jade Crow's psychotic ex-boyfriend, Samir, shows up for a final showdown, and nothing in Wylde will ever be the same. Heartache is the fifth book in the bestselling Twenty-Sided Sorceress urban fantasy series.

Boss Fight

Heartache; Thicker Than Blood; Magic to the Bone
Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Saga Press
ISBN: 9781481491983
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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This is the second volume of the USA TODAY bestselling fantasy series combining the next three books—Heartache, Thicker Than Blood, and Magic to the Bone. Separated from her friends, their fates unknown, and without her magic, Jade must stop fighting on Samir’s terms or else her next battle will be her last. Level up. Or die. Jade Crow and her friends faced their worst enemy, her ex-boyfriend Samir, the most powerful sorcerer in the world, and they now lie defeated, and flung across the wilderness. Samir had trained Jade to be a sorceress, to mold her in his image, until she rejected him and escaped here to Wylde. Jade must stop fighting on Samir’s terms or else her next battle will be her last. Leveled up and wiser, Jade stands a chance this time, if she follows the true calling of her power, and changes the playing field. Everything has been leading up to this…Roll for initiative! This is the omnibus of the next three volumes in the USA TODAY bestselling fantasy series, Heartache; Thicker Than Blood; Magic to the Bone, collected together for the first time in print.

Once Upon A Quest

15 Tales of Adventure
Author: Annie Bellet,Anthea Sharp,Alethea Kontis,Sara C. Roethle,C. Gockel,Nikki Jefford,Alexia Purdy,Jenna Elizabeth Johnson,Julia Crane,Jamie Ferguson,Rachel Morgan,Shawntelle Madison,Evelyn Snow,Phaedra Weldon,Kay McSpadden
Publisher: Fiddlehead Press
ISBN: 1680130919
Category: Fiction
Page: 415
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Fifteen brand new fairytale twists from bestselling and award-winning authors. With inspirations ranging from The Ugly Duckling to Snow White, and everything in between (including trips to Camelot and Oz), these fabulous tales are full of adventure, magic, and a touch of romance. WEST OF THE MOON by Annie Bellet When her twin brother sacrifices his freedom to save their starving family, Lina embarks on a quest through a magical forest to save him and restore their fortunes. A BELL IN THE NIGHT by Evelyn Snow For Stevie Silver, waking the beautiful boy in the glass box is only the beginning, as her mysterious past catches up with her. MISTRESS BOOTSI by Anthea Sharp A girl sets out to seek her fortune - and luckily, she has a clever cat for a companion… WHITE ROSE by Phaedra Weldon Jack Frost must find his true love and save her from the Snow Queen’s icy shards before he loses her - and his chance at humanity - forever. THE GOBLIN AND THE TREASURE by Alethea Kontis Out-of-work soldier Kira Kobold is handpicked by the High Wizard Zelwynn to go on a quest. Her companions? A growly ogress, a surly dwarf, a dimwitted troll, and an overly optimistic goblin. This wasn’t exactly the quest she was looking for… THE RUINS OF OZ by Alexia Purdy The Land of Oz was the last place Thea thought she’d find herself after falling through her mother’s enchanted mirror. If the stories she’s been told are real, why is the Emerald City in ruins? A TOUCH OF GOLD by Rachel Morgan When Tilly helps two strangers escape from danger, she becomes part of their quest to keep a powerful magical ability out of the wrong hands ... MAGIC AND MACHINERY by Jamie Ferguson Maude works with machinery, not magic. Can she find a way to escape the magician’s grasp and free her beloved brother? BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN by Nikki Jefford In a brave new world, three wizards journey through wild shifter territories to find somewhere to begin anew. BANE AND BALM by Jenna Elizabeth Johnson When the stream providing healing water to Claire’s sick aunt dries up, she must venture into the dreaded Dorcha Forest, where she discovers a stranger willing to risk his freedom in order to help her on her quest. CAT WHITE by Kay McSpadden He thought he was following the music, but a white cat led him to realize life held more adventure than he’d guessed. KING ARTHUR AND THE CHALICE OF LIFE by Julia Crane Camelot may be at peace, but betrayal and death lurk within the mists surrounding it. FEAR OF FALLING by Shawntelle Madison Cast from her griffin’s nest, Ireti is forced into the cruel world of the ground-walkers below. Before she can fly, Ireti must find the strength to walk, and the key to acceptance lies in an undiscovered place—between two worlds. THE MERROW’S GOLDEN RING by Sara C. Roethle Ailios was taught to never believe a promise from one of the Faie, but that doesn’t stop her from doing it anyway. TAKE MY MONSTERS by C. Gockel In the wilds of the barbarian north, Roman slave Margusa meets a warrior enchanted and enslaved by an Elf Queen. To set him free, Margusa must first confront the monsters within herself... KEYWORDS: Fairy tale retellings, Arthurian fantasy, Snow White, Celtic myths and legends, magic, urban fantasy, The Snow Queen, Puss in Boots, bestselling authors, fantasy anthology, twisted fairytales

Magic of Blood and Sea

The Assassin's Curse; The Pirate's Wish
Author: Cassandra Rose Clarke
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481461737
Category: Fiction
Page: 544
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A pirate princess and a cursed assassin find their fates intertwined in this gorgeous and thrilling adventure. Ananna of the Tanarau abandons ship when her parents try to marry her off to an ally pirate clan. She wants to captain her own boat, not serve as second-in-command to a handsome and clueless man. But her escape has dire consequences when she learns that her fiancé’s clan has sent an assassin after her. And when this assassin, Naji, finally finds her, things get even worse. Ananna inadvertently triggers a nasty curse—with a life-altering result. Now, Ananna and Naji are forced to become uneasy allies as they work to complete three impossible tasks that will cure the curse. Unfortunately, Naji has enemies from the shadowy world known as the Mists, and Ananna must face the repercussions of betraying her engagement that set her off on her adventures. Together, the two must break the curse, escape their enemies, and come to terms with their growing romantic attraction.

Level Grind

Justice Calling; Murder of Crows; Pack of Lies; Hunting Season
Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481479393
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
View: 7760

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An omnibus of the first seven books in the USA TODAY bestselling fantasy series—collected together for the first time in one volume. Jade Crow is a sorceress hiding from the most powerful sorcerer in the world: her ex-boyfriend. Gamer. Nerd. Sorceress. Jade Crow lives a quiet life running her comic book and game store in Wylde, Idaho, hiding from a powerful sorcerer who wants to eat her heart and take her powers—her ex-boyfriend Samir. Yet when dark powers threaten her friends’ lives, Jade must save them by using magic. But as soon as she does, her nemesis will find her and she won’t be able to stand up against him when he comes. This is the collection of the first seven volumes of the Hugo Award nominated series: Justice Calling; Murder of Crows; Pack of Lies; Hunting Season; Heartache; Thicker Than Blood; and Magic to the Bone.

Avarice


Author: Annie Bellet
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781482325027
Category: Fiction
Page: 182
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In the Free City of Pyrrh, murders and other serious crimes are investigated by the Cordonates of the Considerable Crimes Division. Struggling with his grief over losing his last partner, the last thing Cordonate Parshan Koury wants is someone else. Zhivana Nedrogovna, his new partner, is fresh out of the City Watch and not even human, and unsure she wants to work with the broody, angry Par. As Parshan and Zhivana rush to solve a case of mugging gone wrong that soon proves far more complex, they must learn to trust each other or this first case together might be their last.

Blood Iris 2012

A Dark Fantasy Anthology
Author: Elle Casey,Annie Bellet,S. M. Reine,Ada Hoffman,Maurice Lawless
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781480093850
Category: Fiction
Page: 280
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Drift into darkness with the Blood Iris 2012 anthology–a collection of eerie dark fantasy shorts that will chill you to the core. From classic surreal horror to paranormal romance, from werewolves to vampires and everything in between, Blood Iris features some of the best fiction from talented dark fantasy authors to keep you up all night long...

Alphas: Origins


Author: Ilona Andrews
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0451487907
Category: Fiction
Page: 132
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From Ilona Andrews—#1 New York Times bestselling author of Magic Shifts and the Kate Daniels novels—comes a stark, seductive tale of a world torn asunder by supernatural gifts and irresistible passions... Karina Tucker is driving a van of children home from a field trip when an unplanned detour to a seemingly ordinary rest stop changes her life. There, she witnesses a world beyond humanity’s sight, of frightful powers and chaos, where she is in death’s grip...before an irresistibly dangerous male saves her—only to take her captive. For she is a rare commodity in the shadowy realm she’s entered. Karina soon finds herself caught in a violent civil war where those with inhuman powers strive to destroy each other without mercy. And it becomes all too clear that she must make a choice: submit and become a pawn, or take hold of her own destiny and fight for survival against impossible odds. Alphas: Origins originally appeared in Angels of Darkness. Praise for Ilona Andrews and the Kate Daniels Novels “Ilona Andrews pens my favorite flavor of keeper novel: tough characters, marvelous voice, fast-paced with that sharp edge of humor that adds the final grace note.”—Patricia Briggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fire Touched “One of the brightest voices in urban fantasy. Ilona Andrews delivers only the best.”—Jeaniene Frost, New York Times bestselling author of Bound by Flames “Gritty sword-clashing action and flawless characterizations will bewitch fans.”—Sacramento Book Review INCLUDES A TEASER FOR MAGIC SHIFTS

Kingmaker

The Varnhold Vanishing
Author: Greg A. Vaughan
Publisher: Paizo Pub Llc
ISBN: 9781601252340
Category: Games
Page: 92
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As the war with the bandit kings of the River Kingdoms escalates, the nascent kingdom of Varnhold to the east of the heroes' new realm falls silent. An investigation reveals that something dire has seized Varnhold, leaving an entire town empty of life or even signs of violence. What fell influence from the wildlands east of the River Kingdoms is responsible for the Varnhold vanishing? This volume of Pathfinder contains the first detailed look at the blasted plains east of the Inner Sea region, a ruined swath of the realm of Iobaria ruled today by sinister druids, feral barbarians, centaur tribes, and an ancient slumbering menace whose remnants still haunt this realm today. A Pathfinder Roleplaying Game adventure for 5th-level characters.

Most Dangerous Book in the World

9/11 as Mass Ritual
Author: S. K. Bain
Publisher: Trine Day
ISBN: 1937584194
Category: Social Science
Page: 376
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In this shocking exposé, investigative researcher and author S. K. Bain reveals the truth behind the mass-murdering psychopaths responsible for the events of September 11, 2001, and reconstructs the occult-driven script for this Global Luciferian MegaRitual. As Bain uncovers, the framework for the entire event was a psychological warfare campaign built upon a deadly foundation of black magick and high technology. The book details the sinister nature of the defining event of the 21st century and explains the vast scope of the machinery of oppression that has been constructed around us.