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  • The Ruthless Lady's Guide to Wizardry

    by C.M. Waggoner ...
    Dellaria Wells - petty con artist, occasional thief, and partly educated fire witch - is behind on her rent. To make ends meet, Delly talks her way into a guard job in the city of Leiscourt, joining a team of unconventional women to protect an aristocrat from unseen assassins.It looks like easy money and a chance to romance her confident companion Winn - but when did anything in Delly's life go to ... Read more

    £5.99 £0.99

  • Ravensby Od

    Series Book 5 - Wonder Tales
    From the author of Gloaming and Wyrde and Wayward comes a sparkling wonder tale about a gentle widow, an eccentric wizard, and a wardrobe of magical hats…Meg Lavender has been alone since her husband died – well, mostly. There’s a trio of widows in Ravensby Od; you can find them every Wednesday at Foxley’s, absorbing syllabub, and tea.It’s a quiet life in a quiet town; a sensible town, where tea ... Read more

    £4.99 £0.99 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Herc

    ‘Astonishingly vivid’ Jodi Taylor'A remarkable feat of storytelling' Rosie HewlettThis should be the story of Hercules: his twelve labours, his endless adventures…everyone’s favourite hero, right?Wrong.This is the story of everyone else:Alcmene: Herc’s mother (She has knives everywhere)Hylas: Herc’s first friend (They were m... ... Read more


  • The League of Gentlewomen Witches

    The swoon-worthy TikTok sensation where Bridgerton meets fantasy

    by India Holton ...
    TIKTOK MADE ME BUY IT! Get ready for spooky season with the spellbinding TikTok Victorian fantasy romance, perfect for fans of Juno Dawson's Her Majesty's Royal Coven'OBSESSED. If you love playful dialogue and language, fun characters, and interesting worlds, I recommend' 5***** Reader Review!'Charlotte and Alex pull you in completely' 5***** Reader Review_______Charlotte Pettifer be... ... Read more

    £2.99 £0.99

  • The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy, Book 1)

    Series Book 1 - The Daevabad Trilogy
    Discover this spellbinding debut from Sunday Times bestseller S.A. Chakraborty.‘An extravagant feast of a book – spicy and bloody, dizzyingly magical, and still, somehow, utterly believable’ Laini Taylor, Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling authorAmong the bustling markets of eighteenth century Cairo, the city’s outcasts eke out a living swindling rich Ottoman nobles and foreign invaders ... Read more

    £2.99 £0.99

  • The Hexologists

    Series series The Hexologists
    From the acclaimed author of Senlin Ascends comes t****he first book in a wildly inventive new fantasy series where magical mysteries abound and only one team can solve them: The Hexologists.'Bancroft is a wonder as ever! The Hexologists was a joyous delight on every page - buoyantly inventive, witty, poignant, gripping, and deeply satisfying' Madeline Miller, author of CirceThe Hexologists, Iz ... Read more

    £5.49 £0.99

  • Sword of the War God

    an epic historical adventure based on Viking mythology from the author of the Whale Road Chronicles

    by Tim Hodkinson ...
    THE EPIC HISTORICAL NOVEL OF THE YEAR - READERS LOVE SWORD OF THE WAR GOD!'Tim Hodkinson has created a fascinating and undeniably epic tale... Highly recommended!' Theodore Brun'A relentless tale from start to finish that will leave you breathless for more.' Richard CullenFeaturing breathtaking battles, fearsome foes, and vehement vows of vengeance, SWORD OF THE WAR GOD is a thrilling adventure ... Read more

    £6.99 £0.99

  • Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution

    by R.F. Kuang ...
    THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES AND #1 NYT BESTSELLER‘One for Philip Pullman fans’THE TIMES‘This one is an automatic buy’GLAMOUR‘Ambitious, sweeping and epic’EVENING STANDARD‘Razor-sharp’DAILY MAIL‘An ingenious fantasy about empire’GUARDIAN</p... ... Read more


  • Under the Oak Tree, Vol. 1 (novel)

    by Suji Kim ...
    Most fairytales end with a wedding and a happily-ever-after – but this is no fairytale. The first volume of Suji Kim's hit webnovel, now available in English print for the first time.Lady Maximilian is the daughter of the powerful Duke Croyso, but she is rarely allowed outside her family’s sprawling castle for fear her stutter will tarnish their noble name. When she is forced to marry Sir Riftan, ... Read more



  • Lights! Camera! Mayhem!

    by Jodi Taylor ...
    Series series Chronicles of St. Mary's
    Jodi Taylor and the disaster magnets of St Mary's return with a story of chaos and catastrophe**, to wish you a very Merry Christmas.**Coming to a screen near you...TEMPORA, THE TIME TRAVELLING TOURISTStarring Astrid Gustafsson as Helen of Troy - 'the face that launched a thousand ships' (Homer)With Dirk Thrust as Achilles - 'demi god and hero' (Homer)And the Wooden Horse as Himself - 'easily the ... Read more



  • Mexican Gothic

    a mesmerising historical Gothic fantasy set in 1950s Mexico

    'You don't read this book so much as surrender to it. A dark and heady swoon' THE GUARDIAN 'As rich is suspense as it is in lush '50s atmosphere' ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLYHe is trying to poison me. You must come for me, Noemí. You have to save me.After receiving a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, socialite Noemí Taboada heads to High ... Read more

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  • The Curse of Saints

    The Spellbinding No 2 Sunday Times Bestseller

    by Kate Dramis ...
    ** THE INSTANT NO. 2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND A ROMANTASY NOVEL TO FALL IN LOVE WITH **'I wish I could read it again for the first time. Absolutely breathtaking' 5***** READER REVIEW' I am obsessed' 5***** READER REVIEW'I was immediately hooked' 5***** READER REVIEW**------THE SPELLBINDING FANTASY DEBUT THAT EVERYONE HAS BEEN TALKING ABOUT!Has she been sent to s... ... Read more

    £2.99 £0.99

  • Children of Earth and Sky

    From the bestselling author of the groundbreaking novels Under Heaven and River of Stars

    Guy Gavriel Kay, bestselling author of the groundbreaking novels Under Heaven and River of Stars, once again visits a world that evokes one that existed in our own past, this time the tumultuous period of Renaissance Europe - a world on the verge of war, where ordinary lives play out in the grand scheme of kingdoms colliding.From the small coastal town of Senjan, notorious for its pirates , a ... Read more

    £5.49 £3.99

  • Shield Maiden

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER'A heroine with a generous spirit, an unshakable will and a dragon's fury.' H. M. LongAll her life, Fryda has longed to be a shield maiden – an honour reserved for Geatland's mightiest warriors. Though a terrible childhood injury has deemed her unfit for battle, she can secretly feel an uncontrollable force stirring within her...And it's not long before her new ... Read more

    £3.99 £1.99

  • The Song of Achilles

    The 10th Anniversary edition of the Women's Prize-winning bestseller

    **OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD**WINNER OF THE ORANGE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONTHE INTERNATIONAL SENSATIONA SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Captivating' DONNA TARTT'I loved it' J K ROWLING'Ravishingly vivid' EMMA DONOGHUEGreece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court... ... Read more


  • A Taste of Gold and Iron

    A Breathtaking Enemies-to-Lovers Romantic Fantasy

    A sweeping fantasy romance inspired by the Ottoman Empire, A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland is perfect for fans of A Marvellous Light and The Goblin Emperor.‘A delicious tangle of romance, fealty and dangerous politics’ – Tasha Suri, author of The Jasmine ThroneOne false coin could topple an empire.Kadou, the shy prince of Arasht, has no intention of wrestling for imp... ... Read more

    £5.99 £0.99

  • The City

    Series Book 2 - City of Victory
    From bestselling historian Adrian Goldsworthy, the second book in his authentic, action-packed City of Victory series set on the frontiers of the Roman Empire.AD 114: NICOPOLISIn the arid plains beyond the empire's Eastern Frontier, a Roman legion lays siege to the city of Nicopolis.Estranged from his beloved Enica to keep her safe, centurion Flavius Ferox is still working for the emperor's cousin ... Read more


  • Gleam

    The dark fantasy romance TikTok sensation that’s sold over a million copies

    by Raven Kennedy ...
    Series Book 3 - Plated Prisoner
    PERFECT FOR FANS OF SARAH J. MAAS AND JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT'Read this series NOW! I felt like I was in the story watching and holding my breath the entire time' 5***** Reader Review'Sexy and touching all at the same time . . . and that plot twist, OMG' 5***** Reader Review_______Locked inside a new kingdom, with no allies of my own, something has been set free inside me.Something dark. Something ... Read more

    £2.99 £0.99

  • The Dragon Republic (The Poppy War, Book 2)

    by R.F. Kuang ...
    Series Book 2 - The Poppy War
    The searing follow-up to 2018’s most celebrated fantasy debut – THE POPPY WAR.Rin is on the run…Haunted by the atrocity she committed to save her people, addicted to opium, and driven by the murderous commands of Phoenix, the vengeful god who has blessed Rin with her fearsome power.Rin’s only reason for living is to get revenge on the traitorous Empress who sold her homeland, Nikan, to her enemies ... Read more


  • The Book That Wouldn’t Burn (The Library Trilogy, Book 1)

    by Mark Lawrence ...
    Series Book 1 - The Library Trilogy
    All books, no matter their binding, will fall to dust. The stories they carry may last longer. They might outlive the paper, the library, even the language in which they were first written.The greatest story can reach the stars . . .This is the start of an incredible new journey from the internationally bestselling author of Prince of Thorns, in which, though the pen may be mightier than the ... Read more


  • Frostborn: The Iron Tower (Frostborn #5)

    Series Book 5 - Frostborn
    RIDMARK ARBAN is the Gray Knight, questing to stop the return of the terrible Frostborn to the High King's realm. Yet the soulstone, the instrument of the return of the Frostborn, has been stolen by a ruthless cult and secured within the grim fortress of the Iron Tower.And Ridmark must risk everything to retrieve it.MARA wishes only to live peacefully. Yet her father was a dark elven wizard of ... Read more

    £3.99 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Brightness Long Ago

    A profound and unforgettable historical fantasy novel

    'The greatest living author of epic fantasy' - Brandon Sanderson**'The finest in his field' -'Guy Gavriel Kay's A Brightness Long Ago is a masterpiece; perhaps the finest work of one of the world's greatest living storytellers' - Fantasy Book Review*****One of Goodreads' Most Anticipated SFF Books of 2019***Internationally bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay's latest work is set in a world ... Read more


  • The Oleander Sword

    sequel to the World Fantasy Award-winning sapphic fantasy The Jasmine Throne

    by Tasha Suri ...
    Winner of the World Fantasy Award, The Jasmine Throne has been hailed as a series opener that will 'undoubtedly reshape the landscape of epic fantasy for years to come' (Booklist, starred). Now, Tasha Suri's provocative and powerful Burning Kingdoms trilogy continues with The Oleander Sword.The prophecy of the nameless god - the words that declared Malini the rightful empress of Parijatdvipa - has ... Read more


  • A Dead Djinn in Cairo

    A Tor.Com Original

    Series series Dead Djinn Universe
    **Alex Award-winning author P. Djèlí Clark, A Dead Djinn in Cairo is a original historcal fantasy set in an alternate early twentieth century infused with the otherworldly.Egypt, 1912.** In Cairo, the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities investigate disturbances between the mortal and the (possibly) divine.What starts off as an odd suicide case for Special ... Read more