Fantasy

Fantasy

Sometimes, this world just isn't enough, right?  And, what's better than stepping to a world created by some of the most imaginative authors around?  That's what we bring to you on as consistent a basis as possible. Free and discounted ebooks in the Fantasy genre from bestselling authors. Never pay full price again to escape into thousands of different mindscapes!

 

Definition of the "Fantasy Genre": As alluded to above, the primary components of bestselling Fantasy ebooks are the creation of a rich and expansive other world.  While those other worlds can have aspects similar to our reality, the less so, the better.  Ebooks in the Fantasy genre also use magic commonly, and include magical creatures in their plot lines.  Perhaps one of the most important technical elements of a Fantasy ebook is that while the rules in the other world created by the author may not work in our reality, they are internally consistent to the story itself.

 

Some examples of bestselling Fantasy ebooks are George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones), J.R.R. Tolkien (Lord of the Rings), Brandon Sanderson (The Way of Kings), and Piers Anthony (his entire Xanth series).  And, you know what?  We are going to throw the movie The Neverending Story in here, because it had a book in it after all, and it's a premier example of fantasy.  

Star Marque Rising

by Shami Stovall

 

The future is governed through a genetic hierarchy—superhumans at the top, humans and defects at the bottom. Welcome to an all-new military science fiction novel from critically-acclaimed author Shami Stovall.

Clevon Demarco, a genetically modified human, has a cocksure attitude and the combat skills to back it up. With his unparalleled skills, he makes his living as a ruthless gunrunner on a shady space station near the edges of the quadrant. Stronger, faster, and wittier than most sad sacks, no one even comes close to Demarco’s abilities—until he crosses paths with the captain of the notorious Star Marque, Endellion Voight.

Captain Voight arrests Demarco and offers him a choice: go to a prison planet for his crimes, or join her starship, the Star Marque, working as mercenaries for the superhumans. But she didn't pick him at random. She has a plan to become a planet governor; a title no human has held since the superhumans won the war. It doesn’t matter the cost—assassinations, extortion, blackmail—she’s determined to claw her way to the top.

All Captain Voight needs is Demarco’s help to carry out her machinations, and she’ll give him everything he’s ever wanted in return.

A fast-paced space opera for those who enjoy Old Man’s War by John Scalzi, Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds, or anything by Robert A. Heinlein.  

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Worlds Away: A Sci-Fi Action/Adventure Space Opera

by J.L. Hendricks

 

200 years ago, the Earth was conquered, but nobody knew.

Commander Venay of the V’Zenian Empire was a man on a mission. It was his responsibility to ensure a good lot of human slaves made it back to his planet each year. But this time it was different.

Paris was used to being invisible, so when she was abducted by an alien, she knew no one was coming to save her.

While fighting the alien Commander on his ship headed to some place in another galaxy, Paris discovers space isn’t as empty as Earthlings thought.

When their ship is attacked by the Zateelians, Paris decides to join forces with her captors in order to survive the monsters trying to take her and the other humans for themselves.

Is the enemy you know any better than the one you don’t?

 

Worlds Away was previously released under a different cover back in 2016. This story has recently undergone extensive edits and is now 6K words longer than the previous book.

 

This is part of a series, no major cliffhangers, and best read in the following order:

Worlds Away, Book 1 - ASIN B07QHX1J3W

Worlds Collide, Book 2 - ASIN B07QYP7C71

Worlds Explode, Book 2.5 - ASIN B06XGXGY99

Worlds Expand, Book 3 - Coming Mid-May

Worlds Revealed, can be read in any order after book 2. This novella is exclusive to my Newsletter. Join today at jlhendricksauthor dot com/newsletter

 

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The Vanished Series: Books 1-3

by B. B. Griffith


Three strangers whose lives are mysteriously entwined with the supernatural must face malicious forces that threaten a Navajo Reservation — and walk the line between the living and the dead. An epic fantasy box set that blends Navajo mythology with Southwestern mystery!

Follow the Crow (Book 1)

Ben Dejooli is a Navajo cop who can't escape his past. Six years ago his little sister Ana vanished without a trace. His best friend saw what happened but he refuses to speak of what he knows, and so was banished from the Navajo tribe. That was the day the crows started following Ben. What the crows know will change his life, and the lives of those he loves, forever.

Beyond the Veil (Book 2)

The bell that holds power over life and death has been lost. The race to find it has begun, and our world hangs in the balance.

Caroline and Owen search for the bell across the land of the living. Ben Dejooli, now known as the Walker, searches the land of the dead. Their mission is to protect the bell and keep it secret. Others seek the bell as well, but they have different plans... plans that could disrupt the careful balance between life and death that has stood since the beginning of time.

When a young boy finds the bell out in the plains of Texas, he quickly becomes the target of a showdown between the lands of the living and the dead, and those that want to rule over both.

The Coyote Way (Book 3)

The Walker chases a rogue spirit, something dark and chaotic that broke through into the land of the living and took on the form of a coyote.

Caroline and Owen have been on the move for years trying to find a place to call home. Caroline remains torn--her heart split in two. Half of her loves Owen, the other half still loves Ben. Grant travels with them, but he struggles with the weight of his position as Keeper and wants to carve his own path. Everywhere they go they find a strange malice and unease waiting for them. The coyote's handiwork.

They don't know it yet, but all of them are travelling in the same direction. Back to Chaco Navajo Reservation . . . which is exactly what the coyote wants.

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Ghost Squadron Boxed Set (Books 1-4): Age of Expansion

by Sarah Noffke et al

 

Kill the bad guys. Save the galaxy. All in a hard day's work. 

After 10 years of wandering the outer rim of the galaxy, Eddie Teach is a man without a purpose. He was one of the toughest pilots in the Federation, but now he's just a regular guy, getting into bar fights and making a difference wherever he can. It's not the same as flying a ship and saving colonies, but it'll have to do.

That is, until General Lance Reynolds tracks Eddie down and offers him a job. There are bad people out there, plotting terrible things, killing innocent people, and destroying entire colonies.

Someone has to stop them.

Experience this exciting military sci-fi saga and the latest addition to the expanded Kurtherian Gambit universe. If you're a fan of Mass Effect, Firefly, or Star Wars, you'll love this riveting new space opera.

This digital box set contains four exciting, action-packed books.

Formation: Eddie, along with the genetically-enhanced combat pilot, Julianna Fregin, and her trusty E.I. named Pip, must recruit a diverse team of specialists, both human and alien. They'll need to master their new Q-Ship, one of the most powerful strike ships ever constructed. And finally, they'll have to stop a faceless enemy so powerful, it threatens to destroy the entire Federation.

Exploration: Eddie and Julianna are hell bent on tracking down Vas and making him pay for his crimes. He’s armed and dangerous, and to make matters worse, he’s on the hunt for a devastating weapon that could bring destruction to the Federation and all its people.

Evolution: After striking a serious blow to the Brotherhood, Eddie and Julianna have learned the name of their enemy: Felix Castile. He is a man of fortune, power, and madness, and his revenge is coming.Castile won’t be deterred so easily. His armory is already restocked and his resolve to take General Reynolds down reinforced. However, this evil mastermind makes a big mistake when he allows Knox Gunnerson to escape.

Degeneration: No one is safe from Felix Castile who has the means to change the Federation, and not in a good way. Eddie and Julianna may not always see eye to eye, but they agree on one thing. 

They will die to protect the general. 

No matter the cost, no matter the sacrifice, one thing is certain.

The Federation cannot be allowed to fall.

Note: If cursing is a problem, then this might not be for you.

★★★★★ “Another masterpiece in the Kutherian world!”

★★★★★ “Wow I am really liking this series.”

★★★★★ “Excellent Read!!”

★★★★★ “Great characters, lots of action, and some humor mixed in for good measure.”

★★★★★ “The characters are well developed and the fast pace action is non-stop.”

★★★★★ “This is a new space opera series, and it feels right in place in the Anderle universe.” ★★★★★ “The story has a ton of action and just enough humor.”

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Not Alone

by Craig A. Falconer


*** The long-awaited sequel to Not Alone has just been published.
To mark its launch, both books are currently available for a special price ***



Aliens exist, the government knows, and Dan McCarthy just found the proof.

When Dan McCarthy stumbles upon a folder containing evidence of the conspiracy to end all conspiracies -- a top-level alien cover-up -- he leaks the files without a second thought.

The incredible truth revealed by Dan’s leak immediately captures the public’s imagination, but Dan’s relentless commitment to exposing the cover-up and forcing disclosure quickly earns him some enemies in high places.

For his whole life, Dan McCarthy has searched for a reason to believe. Now that he finally has one, he might soon wish he didn’t...

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Not Alone, a multi-time Kindle Unlimited All Star title and Audible.com ‘Best of 2016’ finalist, is a roller-coaster tale of contact and disclosure for the 21st century. [Print length: 742 pages]

Not Alone: Second Contact is now available and both books are currently on sale for a special price. Each is a full story in its own right — there are no cliffhangers in sight.

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Terrier: The Legend of Beka Cooper #1

by Tamora Pierce


BEKA COOPER IS a rookie with the Provost's Guard, and she's been assigned to the Lower City. It's a tough beat, but Beka can hear the voices of the dead on the wings of pigeons, and Beka's birds clue her in to two major murderers on the loose. The rest of the Guard is busy investigating the fire opal killer, so it's up to Beka to nab the Shadow Snake.Tamora Pierce begins a new Tortall trilogy introducing Beka Cooper, a young woman who lived 200 years before Pierce's popular Alanna character. Pierce employs first-person narration, bringing readers even closer to a character that they will love for her unusual talents and tough personality.

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Death Wish (Reaper Reborn Book 1)

by Harper A. Brooks


Life's a b*tch--but what comes after isn't much better.

Jade Blackwell, a paranormal reaper, helps supernaturals cross over after death. Her job comes with lots of rules--but not following them is kind of her thing...until it ends up involving her in something much deadlier than she ever imagined.

With the protective veil fading away, demons are crossing realms and impregnating humans, and Jade's best friend is among their victims. She's determined to save her friend, even if it means working with Cole Masters, a dangerous demon halfling and notorious gun-for-hire.

But time is running out to fix the barrier and find a demon cure. With supernaturals everywhere in danger, and the balance between good and evil tipped for the worst, Jade must choose between her own eternal afterlife...or the living world she so desperately wants to be a part of.

Either way, death is coming.

The explosively popular Urban Fantasy genre meets the Otherworld Series in this spunky new grim reaper tale by RONE Award winning author, Harper A. Brooks.

Buy Death Wish to start the darkly unique series today!

The Reaper Reborn Series
#1 Death Wish (Available May 17th, 2019)
#2 Death Trap (Available August 2nd, 2019 *Preorder now!*)
#3 Death Match (Coming Soon)
#4 Death Deals (Coming Soon)
#5 Death Sentence (Coming Soon)
#6 Till Death (Coming Soon)

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Flame (Dragonmaster Trilogy Book 1)

by Katie Cross


Magic Is Forbidden

Dragon Servants Sanna and Isadora Spence live in the village of Anguis, deep in Letum Wood, where persnickety dragons are the least of their worries.

Thanks to years of simmering tension, the hidden village is destined to crack. Soon. Sanna’s deep love for the giant beasts causes her to make an irreversible mistake, while Isadora’s disinterest leads her to a fateful decision that will change the course of the entire world.

Can the sisters prevent everything they know from falling apart? Or do they allow it to break and the pave the way for new growth?

Join the beloved sisterwitches from the Network Series in a story about sisterhood, new magic, and dealing with change.

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The Singularity: Heretic - A Thriller (The Singularity Series #1)

by David Beers


One thousand years in the future, humans no longer rule...

In the early twenty-first century, humanity marveled at its greatest creation: Artificial Intelligence. They didn’t foresee the consequences of such a creation, however.

Deemed The Genesis, the Intelligence quickly decided humanity couldn’t continue in its current form, that if it did, destruction awaited the world. Resorting to drastic measures, entire generations of humans grew from laboratories, and within a thousand years, the threat of destruction evaporated.

Now, in a world where humans must meet specifications to continue living, a man named Caesar emerges. Not meeting specifications, indeed, thinking things no human should, eyes fall on Caesar, eyes that could kill him or lift him up, lead him to tragedy or revolution.

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Heart of a Dragon: The DeChance Chronicles Volume One

by David Niall Wilson


Author's Revised Edition

Donovan DeChance is a collector of ancient manuscripts and books, a practicing mage, and a private investigator. Over the span of a long life, he has gathered and archived the largest occult library in the world.

When a local houngan begins meddling with powers she may not be able to control, a turf war breaks out between the Dragons motorcycle club and the Los Escorpiones street gang—a war that threatens to open portals between worlds and destroy the city in the process.

With his lover, Amethyst, his familiar, Cleo – an Egyptian Mau the size of a small bobcat –the dubious aid of a Mexican sorcerer named Martinez and the budding gifts of a young artist named Salvatore, DeChance begins a race against time, magic, and almost certain death.

The fate of the city rests on his success, and on the rare talent of a boy who walks in two worlds, and dreams of dragons

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Neverwhere: A Novel

by Neil Gaiman

 

The #1 New York Times bestselling author's ultimate edition of his wildly successful first novel featuring his "preferred text"—and including his special Neverwhere tale "How the Marquis Got His Coat Back"

Published in 1997, Neil Gaiman's darkly hypnotic first novel, Neverwhere, heralded the arrival of a major talent and became a touchstone of urban fantasy. Over the years, a number of versions were produced both in the U.S. and the U.K. Now Gaiman's preferred edition of his classic novel reconciles these works and reinstates a number of scenes cut from the original published books.

Neverwhere is the story of Richard Mayhew, a young London businessman with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he discovers a girl bleeding on the sidewalk. He stops to help her—an act of kindness that plunges him into a world he never dreamed existed.

Slipping through the cracks of reality, Richard lands in the Neverwhere—a London of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth. The Neverwhere is home to Door, the mysterious girl Richard helped in the London Above. Door, a noblewoman whose family has been murdered, is on a quest to find the agent that slaughtered her family and thwart the destruction of this underworld kingdom. If Richard is ever to return to his former life, he must join the journey to save Door's world—and find a way to survive.

A hallucinatory fantasia of mystery, mythology, and terror that "draws equally from George Lucas, Monty Python, Doctor Who, and John Milton" (USA Today), Neverwhere is an "Alice in Wonderland with a punk edge" (Poppy Z. Brite), "that is both the stuff of dreams and nightmares" (San Diego Union-Tribune).

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Errant Gods (Blood of the Isir Book 1)

by Erik Henry Vick

 

What would you do to save the ones you love? KILL A GOD?

Hank Jensen knows what he must do. If he gives in to his disability—his curse—he will never see his wife or son again. Not alive.

In perpetual pain, enervated and exhausted, his time for accepting the limits of his illness is over. He must follow the trail left by the twisted serial killers through the cave where the pair stored their victims and across a shimmering portal into the mythical worlds of the Norse Sagas.

2018 Readers Favorite International Book Awards Silver Medal for Fantasy

If you like terrifying evil, mythical worlds, and a hero facing impossible odds, then you'll love Erik Henry Vick's imaginative Blood of the Isir saga:
Errant Gods—book one
Rooms of Ruin—book two
Wild Hunt—book three
Wendigo—a standalone novella

★★★★★ “If you liked The Dark Tower, if you like the writing of Stephen King, then read Errant Gods.” --Ray Simmons, Readers' Favorite

Do you have what it takes to follow Hank’s journey?

 

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Children of Time

by Adrian Tchaikovsky


Adrian Tchaikovksy's award-winning novel Children of Time, is the epic story of humanity's battle for survival on a terraformed planet.

 

Who will inherit this new Earth?

The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age - a world terraformed and prepared for human life.

But all is not right in this new Eden. In the long years since the planet was abandoned, the work of its architects has borne disastrous fruit. The planet is not waiting for them, pristine and unoccupied. New masters have turned it from a refuge into mankind's worst nightmare.

Now two civilizations are on a collision course, both testing the boundaries of what they will do to survive. As the fate of humanity hangs in the balance, who are the true heirs of this new Earth?span

 

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Rescue Mission (Islands of Seattle Book 1)

by Linda Jordan


After the ice caps melt, a flu pandemic devastates our world. The big earthquake leaves the left coast smashed, a shadow of its former self. Magic rushes in. Filling the empty spaces of our world. Humanity survives and in places, thrives.

Cady, a loner, lives just outside a small village. One of those who uses magic, she finds things and people.

Several villagers sneak into the Zoo, a nearby compound run by deadly gangs. One of them gets caught. Few outsiders understand the Zoo, except Cady. She must risk everything or live with the shame of not helping.

A unique world filled with complex characters and strong magic. Readers of epic fantasy who crave something new and different need to dive into this five-book series now. Plus—dragons!

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Risky Magic: A Trash Witch Novel

by Tori Centanni


I’m Avery Burke. They call me the Trash Witch because I play fast and loose with spell ingredients. Personally, I think of myself as an innovator, pushing the boundaries of what magic can do.

So imagine my surprise when the handsome young Witch Council member Jaden Blackmore asks for my help finding a missing witch behind the council’s back. No matter how dangerous and reckless it is to defy the council, I just can't say no to Jaden's beautiful green eyes.

But then parallels to my own mother's disappearance come to light and enemies crawl out of the woodwork. With the help of Jaden and my uptight, rule-abiding roommate, Valerie, we must test the limits of my magic and find the missing witch before whatever happened to him happens to me. And it turns out my magic may not be what it seems…

Risky Magic is a stand-alone novel set in the same world as The Reluctant Werewolf Chronicles and Avery Burke appears briefly in Wicked Moon. Risky Magic is suspenseful urban fantasy with humor and romance.

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The Elsker Saga Box Set (Books 1-3 + Novella)

by S.T. Bende


“When Kristia discovers that her new boyfriend is the Norse god of winter, she’s plunged into a world beyond her wildest dreams… A breathtaking fantasy series brimming with romance, magic, and danger!” -Bookbub

Includes all three books in S.T. Bende’s internationally bestselling ELSKER SAGA, plus the bonus novella, TUR.

ELSKER:
Bookish Kristia is stunned to discover that her boyfriend, Ull Myhr, isn’t even human. He’s a Norse god, forbidden to love and destined to die in a battle that will destroy Earth. But these two just might break all the rules — and save the world while they’re at it…

ENDRE:
Winning the heart of an immortal assassin was a dream come true for Kristia Tostenson. But her decision to become immortal could end in heartbreak--not only for Kristia, but also for the god who loves her. While Ull would do anything to protect his bride, even the God of Winter is powerless against the Norse apocalypse. Ragnarok is coming . . . and the gods aren't even close to ready.

TRO:
As things heat up between Kristia and Ull, a frost settles over Asgard. Kristia's barely begun to understand what she's capable of, and controlling her powers seems completely out of her grasp. With her new family fighting for their lives, and Ull fighting for their future, Kristia has to make a devastating choice: preserve the life she loves, or protect the god she can't live without?

TUR:
Inga Andersson has it all—great friends, a job as Odin’s personal fight choreographer, and a happy ever after with her realm’s hottest assassin. But when evil invades Asgard, her world comes crashing down. With Ragnarok on the horizon, Inga has to decide how she’ll spend her final moments of freedom. Because once the battle begins, Inga’s perfekt life will be nothing more than a memory.
 

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Deuces Wild Boxed Set: (Books 1-4 - Beyond the Frontiers, Rampage, Labyrinth, Birthright)

by Ell Leigh Clarke et al

 

When Nickie accidentally activates her special functions and finds herself with a stolen ship full of hostile Skaine, she has no choice but to figure out what to do with the cards she has been dealt.

Four great books at a boxed set price!

A by-product of her activation, her internal computer system also finds her Aunt Tabitha’s diary in her memory banks. In these accounts, Nickie finds a long-desired link back to her favorite aunt, whose recounted stories help them both to accept the trauma they’ve survived.

The Deuces Wild Boxed Set Includes the first four books in the series:

Beyond the Frontiers

Rampage

Labyrinth

Birthright

Join Nickie, and The Kurtherian Gambit’s original Ranger 2, Tabitha, on these rip-roaring, bar brawling adventures to save the frontier from slavery, arms dealing and the ‘Skaine’ of the universe.

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Dark Intent (Legends of the Godskissed Continent Book 4)

by A B Endacott


"you can either live in the world that surrounds you, or you can fight for the world you want."

Many years after the brutal Kade takeover of the Third Country, healer Freya Kuch has succeeded when many Pious have failed: she is a perfect Kade citizen. However, this life of willing subjugation is torn apart when she is caught in an attack perpetrated by the anarchic followers of the Dark Gods and is assigned to care for Zarech, their captured leader. Contrary to her expectations, he is not a raving madman but charismatic and rational. As she unwillingly becomes closer to Zarech and he reveals knowledge the Kade has deliberately repressed, she begins to reconsider everything.

Her obedience to the strict Kade regime is further complicated by her attraction to Ashtyn, whose bold comments against the Kade frighten and compel her in equal measure. She tries to ignore her feelings knowing full well the brutal punishments for adultery and dissidence. But soon, she is forced to decide: will she maintain her life of careful safety, or give in to her heart’s dark desires and fight against the Kade’s regime?

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Sanyare: The Last Descendant (The Sanyare Chronicles Book 1)

by Megan Haskell


Readers' Favorite Bronze, 2017 IAN Finalist, and BRAG Medallion Winner!

A woman torn between honor and survival...

Raised in a realm where humans are no better than slaves, Rie has struggled for decades to earn a meager post in the High Court messenger service. Even training as an elite fighter isn’t enough to earn the respect she craves. Scorned by the high elves who rely on her loyalty, Rie’s closest allies are the fierce carnivorous pixies who travel by her side.

When she’s attacked on a routine delivery by assassins from the enemy Shadow Realm, Rie’s martial prowess keeps her alive…and frames her as a traitor. Facing execution at the hand of an unmerciful high elf king, Rie must forsake her oaths and flee into enemy lands to prove her innocence. The secrets she uncovers may threaten more than her honor or even her life...for war is looming in the nine faerie realms.

Sanyare: The Last Descendant is the first book in The Sanyare Chronicles, a fast-paced dark fantasy adventure. If you like kick-butt heroines and action-packed fantasy filled with mythological creatures, then you’ll love the first novel in Megan Haskell’s debut series.

Start your journey across the nine faerie realms today!

 

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The Hike: A Novel

by Drew Magary


The Hike just works. It’s like early, good Chuck Palahniuk. . . . Magary underhands a twist in at the end that hits you like a sharp jab at the bell. . . . It’s just that good.” —NPR.org

“A page-turner. . . . Inventive, funny. . . . Quietly profound and touching.”—BoingBoing


From the author of The Postmortal, a fantasy saga unlike any you’ve read before, weaving elements of folk tales and video games into a riveting, unforgettable adventure of what a man will endure to return to his family

 
When Ben, a suburban family man, takes a business trip to rural Pennsylvania, he decides to spend the afternoon before his dinner meeting on a short hike. Once he sets out into the woods behind his hotel, he quickly comes to realize that the path he has chosen cannot be given up easily. With no choice but to move forward, Ben finds himself falling deeper and deeper into a world of man-eating giants, bizarre demons, and colossal insects.
 
On a quest of epic, life-or-death proportions, Ben finds help comes in some of the most unexpected forms, including a profane crustacean and a variety of magical objects, tools, and potions. Desperate to return to his family, Ben is determined to track down the “Producer,” the creator of the world in which he is being held hostage and the only one who can free him from the path.
 
At once bitingly funny and emotionally absorbing, Magary’s novel is a remarkably unique addition to the contemporary fantasy genre, one that draws as easily from the world of classic folk tales as it does from video games. In The Hike, Magary takes readers on a daring odyssey away from our day-to-day grind and transports them into an enthralling world propelled by heart, imagination, and survival.

From the Hardcover edition.

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