The Time of the Dark (The Darwath Series)

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The Time of the Dark (The Darwath Series)
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A California medieval scholar is pulled into a far-off magical world—and a fight to save mankind—in this novel by New York Times–bestselling author.
As a student of medieval history, Gil Patterson is a woman familiar with dark stories. She knows well the Crusades, the Black Death, and the other horrors of the Middle Ages, but it is another kind of atrocity that has begun to haunt her dreams.

She sees forces of evil assaulting a beleaguered kingdom, whose kind people are on the brink of annihilation, and awakes each morning in a cold sweat. Gil dismisses the dreams until a wizard appears in her apartment. He has crossed into her dimension, passing through the fraying fabric of the universe, to ask her help.

For mankind to survive he must protect an infant prince, whom he plans to hide in Gil’s world. The student of history is about to get much closer to evil than she ever imagined. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Barbara Hambly, including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

The Silent Tower: The Windrose Chronicles

The Silent Tower: The Windrose Chronicles
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Magic and technology collide in the first book of the Windrose Chronicles by the New York Times–bestselling author and “fabulously talented writer” (Charlaine Harris).

In a world where wizards are relegated to ghettos, it is no surprise to see one murdered in the street. But for Stonne Caris, a young warrior monk who sees the killing and gives chase to the culprit, there is nothing ordinary about seeing a murderer disappear into a black, inky portal. The Archmage sends him in search of Antryg Windrose—a half-mad mage who understands the nature of these passages between dimensions.

On the other side of the Void is Joanna, a programmer as mild as Caris is deadly. She has spent her life in cubicles, staring into computer terminals, as far from heroism as she can get. But when the power that is crossing between dimensions draws her through the Void, she finds herself battling to save a world she never even knew existed.

Quag Keep and return to Quag Keep by Andre Norton (Greyhawk- Dungeons & Dragons)

Quag Keep and return to Quag Keep by Andre Norton (Greyhawk- Dungeons & Dragons)
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In 1979 Quag Keep was the first novel based on the world of Dungeons & Dragons by  Andre Norton. 25 year later in 2005 she published return to Quad Keep.

Once, they were role-playing gamers in our world.

They came from different places and different backgrounds.

Now they’re summoned together by some magical force…to a land that mirrors the games they used to play.
Quag Keep

Can they band together to unlock the secret of their summoning–and rescue from the legendary Quag Keep the person who may be able to return them home?

Book 2 is here

 

Glory Road by Robert A. Heinlein

Glory Road by Robert A. Heinlein
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Recovering from combat duty, E.C. “Scar” Gordon encounters a beautiful, sensual woman who sweeps him from this universe into another that seems far more dangerous… Dragons, hostile guards and strange customs are just some of the challenges confronting Gordon, who must respond with courage, skill and grace.

Heinlein’s wit, wisdom, social commentary and humor are on full display in this brilliant fantasy novel that presents other worlds to illuminate and evaluate our own.

Called “a triumph” by the Chicago Tribune, The Reader’s Guide to Fantasy wrote “GLORY ROAD is a tour de force performance that delights lovers of both fantasy and science fiction.”

The Doomfarers of Coramonde (Coramonde duology)

The Doomfarers of Coramonde (Coramonde duology)
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Just yesterday Sergeant Gil McDonald and his APC crew had been fighting their way out of an ambush in a Viet Nam jungle. In the middle of the enchange of fire some kind of magic had transported them to this Fantasy Land complete with flying dragons, wizards, crazy castles, and dispossessed princesses.

They would stay trapped here forever unless they could rescue the sorceress Gabrielle. To reach her, Gil and his men would have to infiltrate Hell itself!

Dan the Destructor: Barbarians of the Storm – Book I

Dan the Destructor: Barbarians of the Storm - Book I
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There have been countless legends and with that, countless heroes destined to be the “chosen one”. Dan is not that person.

Sucked into an exotic, barbarous world, Dan meets a jovial warrior and finds himself on an adventure he could’ve never imagined – battling monsters, demons, armies, and evil sorcerers.

Dan the Destructor is a mixture of sword & sorcery and post-apocalyptic B-movies presented in a quick paced pulp novel format. It’s fun, badass, fantastical, and action-packed.

The War Of The Flowers

The War Of The Flowers
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This standalone portal fantasy transports unsuccessful rockstar Theo Vilmos from modern California to a land of magic and mystery

Returning to the fantasy genre that made him a coast-to-coast best-selling phenomenon, Tad Williams writes this stand-alone contemporary fantasy novel, set in Northern California—and also in the strange parallel world that coexists in the farthest reaches of the imagination.Theo Vilmos is a thirty-year-old lead singer in a not terribly successful rock band. Once, he had enormous, almost magical charisma, both onstage and off—but now, life has taken its toll on Theo.

Hitting an all-time low, he seeks refuge in a isolated cabin in the woods. While there, he reads an odd memoir written by a dead relative who believed he had visited the magical world of Faerie. And before Theo can disregard the account as the writings of a madman, he, too, is drawn to a place beyond his wildest dreams…a place that will be, and has always been, his destiny.

The Lost War

The Lost War
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It was supposed to be a weekend of costumed fun. Instead these medieval historical reenactors are flung into a wilderness by magic they don’t understand. They must struggle to survive and deal with monsters who consider them prey . . . or worse.
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“Karl Gallagher’s first production, the Torchship Trilogy, was good enough so that I read and reread it. He has now turned his hand from science fiction to fantasy.”
– Professor David D. Friedman, Professor, Santa Clara University, author of The Machinery of Freedom and Salamander
– Also known as Duke Cariadoc of the Bow, KSCA, OL, OP, founder of the Pennsic War.

Ice and Monsters (The Lost Book 1)

Ice and Monsters (The Lost Book 1)
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Swift. Silent. Deadly… Hunted.

Recon Marine Conor McCall didn’t expect action during his training op in the icy waters off Norway. But when a bizarre summer fog engulfed his boat, he and his team found themselves in a pitched fight against strange, cruel monsters emerging from the coastal depths of the North Sea.

That was just the beginning.

Stranded in a barren land of mountains, glaciers, and black pines, far from home and unable to contact the world they came from, the Marines must prepare for war against murderous barbarians, wicked sorcerers, and foul creatures summoned from the oldest, deepest, and darkest pits of hell.

When even their allies are enemies, the Recon Marines must do what they have always done: adapt or die. But with a world of ice and monsters seeking to destroy them, every second is mission-critical.

U.S. Marine Veteran Peter Nealen delivers a thrilling, action-packed WarGate adventure that blends the world-building of Eaters of the Dead with the gritty combat and real-life tactics of Forgotten Ruin.

The Lost Level by Brian Keene

The Lost Level by Brian Keene
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When modern-day occultist Aaron Pace discovers the secrets of inter-dimensional travel via a mystical pathway called The Labyrinth, he wastes no time in exploring a multitude of strange new worlds and alternate realities. But then, Aaron finds himself trapped in the most bizarre dimension of all — a place where dinosaurs coexist with giant robots, where cowboys fight reptilian lizard people, and where even the grass can kill you. This is a world populated by the missing and the disappeared, a world where myth is reality and where the extinct is reborn. Now, side-by-side with his new companions Kasheena and Bloop, Aaron must learn to navigate its dangers and survive long enough to escape… THE LOST LEVEL.

Apex is proud to present the first book in Grand Master Award winner Brian Keene’s long-awaited new series, a loving ode to lost world classics like Burroughs’s PELLUCIDAR, Howard’s ALMURIC, and Lansdale’s THE DRIVE-IN, but with a thoroughly modern twist that only Brian Keene could conceive.