Bane and Shadow
By Jon Skovron
In a fracturing empire spread across savage seas, two young people from different cultures find common purpose.Red is being trained as a cold-blooded assassin by the biomancers. As he becomes increasingly embroiled in palace politics, he learns that even life amongst the nobility can be deadly.While terrorizing imperial ships as the pirate Dire Bane, Hope stumbles onto a biomancer plot of such horrifying scope that it makes even the massacre of her childhood village seem small in comparison.With the biomancers tightening their grip of fear over the empire, Hope and Red struggle to fill their new roles and responsibilities, but the cost will be greater than any of them realize.
A Blade of Black Steel
By Alex Marshall
After five hundred years, the Sunken Kingdom has returned, and brought with it a monstrous secret that threatens to destroy every country on the Star. As an inhuman army gathers on its shores, poised to invade the Immaculate Isles, the members of the Cobalt Company face an ugly choice: abandon their dreams of glory and vengeance to combat a menace from another realm, or pursue their ambitions and hope the Star is still there when the smoke clears. Five villains. One legendary general. A battle for survival.
Bloody Cross, Vol. 12
By Shiwo Komeyama
The thirteen divine relics have been collected; the blood of the sacrifice has been spilled. As the victor prepares to ascend to godhood, many questions yet remain about the nature of the Crusades, past and present. Will Hinata's enduring desire to end the cycle of bloodshed be realized? Find out in the final volume of Bloody Cross!
Bloody Cross, Vol. 11
By Shiwo Komeyama
Tsuzuki and his team probe the past to uncover all they can about earlier Crusades and the implications of all the anomalies they have faced in the contest. As the final Crusade gets underway, one thing is certain: Either one of the three candidates will ascend to godhood, or the Order of the Holy Wars--and the world as they know it--will be completely undone!
Bloody Cross, Vol. 10
By Shiwo Komeyama
Alliances have shifted and settled once more, with new lines drawn between the three factions vying for godhood. Arcana's intention to join the race independently and win divine power for demon-kind could cause a huge shift in the order of things if they are able to gain control of the remaining Crusade relics, having already made copies of Tsuzuki's and Satsuki's divine relics. Now allied with Kamuhaburi, the overseers of the Crusades, Tsuzuki's first order of business is to help them thwart the false contenders--and secure his own path to victory instead!
Black Bullet, Vol. 3 (Manga)
By Shiden Kanzaki, Morinohon, Saki Ukai
In the near future, civsecs like Rentaro Satomi and Enju Aihara are humanity's last defense against the viral life-forms known as "Gastrea." But now they're on a different mission, this one straight from the government of Tokyo Area: Stop the rampage of Kagetane Hiruko before he destroys the entire city!
The Boy And The Beast
By Mamoru Hosoda
Tokyo's a big city - big enough that it's easy for a grieving boy like Ren to slip through the cracks. But Ren slips a little farther than he meant to, ending up in the beast world of Jutengai! He ends up with a new name - Kyuta -and a new life as the apprentice of the bear Kumatetsu, learning the way of the sword. Kumatetsu's got problems of his own, though, and the boy and the beast may have more to learn from each other than they realize. But the boy's arrival in the realm of the beasts has put both their worlds in danger, and they're going to need more than life lessons to face it!
Blood Lad, Vol. 7
By Yuuki Kodama
Staz may not be the best at understanding Bell's and Fuyumi's feelings, but by facing his fears, it seems Staz is growing up! Meanwhile, Braz is set to execute the plan of bringing down Akim.The siege of Akim steadily continues on!
By Kate Elliott
SOME CHOICES CAN NEVER BE UNDONE.The Hundred, once ruled by a tainted religion and demon court, is now a place of peace and prosperity. The Black Wolves, once the king's most trusted guard, are disbanded and shamed with treason. Their captain, Kellas, finds himself standing at a crossroads where he must decide whom to serve and whom to betray. Faithful to the king's memory but shut out from his legacy, Lady Dannarah fights for the rank she was denied, while three young outcasts leave their homes to find their own destiny.As broken alliances are guardedly rekindled and old friendships put to the test, the Hundred's past is called into question - and its very future is put at stake.
By David Gemmell
The tyrannical rule of the Deacon and his Jerusalem Riders has unleashed upon the world a sea of bigotry and hatred, where Unbelievers and Mutants are massacred in the name of God and Peace. And the long-vanished Jerusalem Man is now considered a saint of the new order. To speak ill of his memory is heresy.But when the church in Pilgrim's Valley is burnt to the ground and its congregation is slaughtered, a rider appears and hunts down the killers. And word spreads - the Jerusalem Man is back!Hunted and alone, Jon Shannow must battle the forces of the Deacon - and face a terrible enemy from another universe, a dark god who feeds on the souls of worlds.
Before the Fall
By Francis Knight
MAHALA - CITY OF CONTRASTS. LIGHT AND DARK. HOPE AND DESPAIR.Rojan Dizon just wants to keep his head down. But his worst nightmare is around the corner.With the destruction of their power source, the vertical city of Mahala is crisis. Riots are breaking out, mages are being murdered and the city is divided. But Rojan's hunt for the killers will make him responsible for complete anarchy. Either that, or an all-out war. And there's nothing Rojan hates more than being responsible.THE ADVENTURES OF ROJAN DIZONA tale of corruption and dark magic set in a world that's both vertigo-inducing and awe-inspiring.
Book Girl and the Undine Who Bore a Moonflower
By Mizuki Nomura
"I've been kidnapped by a bad person. Bring a change of clothes and your homework and come save me!" Duped by this seemingly earnest summons from Tohko, Konoha finds himself forced to spend his summer break at the Himekura villa, writing snacks for his greedy club president. But the shadow of a tragedy from eighty years past threatens to destroy their otherwise peaceful summer! What is the "secret" that stirs the Book Girl's imagination?
By Grace and Banners Fallen - the Prologue to A Memory of Light
By Robert Jordan
By Ian Tregillis
The year is 1939. Raybould Marsh and other members of British Intelligence have gathered to watch a damaged reel of film in a darkened room. It appears to show German troops walking through walls, bursting into flames and hurling tanks into the air from afar.If the British are to believe their eyes, a twisted Nazi scientist has been endowing German troops with unnatural, unstoppable powers. And Raybould will be forced to resort to dark methods to hold the impending invasion at bay.But dealing with the occult exacts a price. And that price must be paid in blood.Ian Tregillis' Bitter Seeds is a chilling masterpiece - a tale of a twentieth century like our own and also profoundly different.
By Jaye Wells
Sabina Kane is on the hunt. Her prey is Cain, father of the vampire race and the madman whose obsession with the goddess Lilith fuels his murderous plots. Armed with the name of a sect of dark historians who know the location of Cain's lair, Sabina sets out for Italy. But she finds much more than she bargained for when the leader of the sect turns out to be someone who shouldn't be alive, much less leading a band of militant academics. But she doesn't have time for shock or arguing with her obstinate ally, because it's going to take every weapon - both mundane and magical - to win the fight of her life.
A Blight of Mages
By Karen Miller
Hundreds of years before the great Mage War, a land lies, unknowing, on the edge of catastrophe . . .Barl is young, impulsive and wants to explore her raw magical potential. But Dorana's rigid class system means that only those with the right pedigree are trained. Desperate to learn, Barl lets her eagerness lead her to rebellion and disgrace. She faces the possibility of never using her powers again - until she meets Morgan Danfey, who sits on the Mage Council itself.Together, they realise they can create an extraordinary new magic. But the lure of this great power reveals a darkness in Morgan which will bring their land to its knees.A Blight of Mages is set in the world of Karen Miller's Bestselling debut The Innocent Mage.
By Kristen Painter
Born into a life of secrets and service, Chrysabelle's body bears the telltale marks of a comarre - a special race of humans bred to feed vampire nobility and control their hungers. When her patron is murdered, she becomes the prime suspect, which sends her running into the darkness of the mortal world . . . and into the arms of Malkolm, an outcast vampire cursed to kill every being from whom he drinks.Chrysabelle's secrets, though, are about to put her life - and those around her - in even greater jeopardy. She possesses a powerful ring, the key to unlocking an ancient prophecy destined to merge the mortal and supernatural worlds. A chaos unlike anything anyone has ever seen threatens to reign unless she and Malkolm can stop the noble vampire behind the merciless plot.
By Kelley Armstrong
Book six in Kelley Armstrong's supernatural series marks the return of werewolf Elena Michaels from BITTEN and STOLEN. When half-demon Xavier calls in the favour Elena owes him, it seems easy enough - steal Jack the Ripper's 'From Hell' letter away from a Toronto collector who had himself stolen it from the Ripper evidence boxes in the Metropolitan Police files. But nothing in the supernatural world is ever as simple as it seems. Elena accidentally triggers a spell placed on the letter, and manages to tear an opening that leads into the nether regions of Victorian London. Toronto may be looking for a tourism boost, but 'Gateway to Hell' isn't quite the new slogan the city had in mind . . .
By S. G. Browne
Meet Andy Warner, a recently deceased everyman and newly minted zombie. Resented by his parents, abandoned by his friends, and reviled by a society that no longer considers him human, Andy is having a bit of trouble adjusting to his new existence.But all that changes when he goes to an Undead Anonymous meeting and finds kindred souls in Rita, an impossibly sexy recent suicide with a taste for the formaldehyde in cosmetic products, and Jerry, a twenty-one-year-old car crash victim with an exposed brain and a penchant for Renaissance pornography.When the group meets a rogue zombie who teaches them the joys of human flesh, things start to get messy, and Andy embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will take him from his casket, to the SPCA, to a media-driven class-action lawsuit on behalf of the rights of zombies everywhere.
The Bone Palace
By Amanda Downum
Death is no stranger in the city of Erisín, but some deaths attract more attention than others.When a prostitute dies carrying a royal signet, Isyllt Iskaldur, necromancer and agent of the Crown, is called to investigate. Her search leads to desecrated tombs below the palace, and the lightless vaults of the vampiric vrykoloi. But worse things than vampires are plotting in Erisín - a long-dead sorceress is making a bid not only for renewed life but for the throne as well, and Isyllt's former lover is caught in her schemes. As a sorcerous plague sweeps the city, Isyllt must decide who she's prepared to betray - the man she still loves, or the royal family she's sworn to defend.