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.  

The Peripheral

by William Gibson


The New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Agency presents a fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes a terrifying look into the future...

Flynne Fisher lives down a country road, in a rural America where jobs are scarce, unless you count illegal drug manufacture, which she’s trying to avoid. Her brother Burton lives on money from the Veterans Administration, for neurological damage suffered in the Marines’ elite Haptic Recon unit. Flynne earns what she can by assembling product at the local 3D printshop. She made more as a combat scout in an online game, playing for a rich man, but she’s had to let the shooter games go.

Wilf Netherton lives in London, seventy-some years later, on the far side of decades of slow-motion apocalypse. Things are pretty good now, for the haves, and there aren’t many have-nots left. Wilf, a high-powered publicist and celebrity-minder, fancies himself a romantic misfit, in a society where reaching into the past is just another hobby. 

Burton’s been moonlighting online, secretly working security in some game prototype, a virtual world that looks vaguely like London, but a lot weirder. He’s got Flynne taking over shifts, promised her the game’s not a shooter. Still, the crime she witnesses there is plenty bad.

Flynne and Wilf are about to meet one another. Her world will be altered utterly, irrevocably, and Wilf’s, for all its decadence and power, will learn that some of these third-world types from the past can be badass.

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Reclaiming Honor (The Way of Legend Book 1)

by Marc Alan Edelheit


Reclaiming Honor (The Way of Legend Book 1)

The story begins here!

Bestselling and award-winning author of STIGERS TIGERS and the KARUS SAGA, Marc Alan Edelheit has teamed up with national bestselling author Quincy J. Allen to deliver a fresh epic fantasy adventure, told from the perspective of dwarves. This action-packed series introduces a new hero, and fighter, Tovak Stonehammer.

The dwarven nations are facing extermination. Their ancient enemy has returned. The Horde is coming and, along with it, a dark tide is spreading across the world of Tanis. One by one, the free peoples of the world have fallen under a shadow, crushed by the merciless boot of the Horde.

The Syrulian Empire, the last buffer state between three dwarven nations and the advancing armies of the Horde, has fallen. Vastly outnumbered, the dwarves must undertake the Great March, uprooting their entire civilization in search of a new homeland. They hope to find a safe harbor beyond the reach of the enemy, for the nations are not strong enough to withstand the might of the Horde.

Every sword is needed.

A Pariah amongst his people, an outcast and undesirable, Tovak intends to serve and do his part. He must hide his true identity in hopes of making a name for himself and proving his worth. Punished for the actions of his father, something in which he had no part, he has suffered one setback, one injustice after another. Yet his faith in Thulla—the rejected god of his people—is strong and has kept him going. Tovak has pursued his dream of serving his people and working towards the day when he will be able to cast off the mantle of Pariah and build Legend of his own.

Bearing the burden of his people’s disdain and his family’s disgrace, Tovak has joined a warband. Armed with his faith, determination, and courage, he must face heartless comrades, deadly monsters, and the enemy who would like nothing better than to place any dwarf’s head on a stake.

Will Tovak rise to the occasion? Or will he falter and fall before the blades of the Horde or, worse, his own comrades when they discover the truth? Tovak must find a way to reclaim his honor and prove his worth. All the while, he might also be the key to his people’s salvation, or perhaps even their downfall … for a true god has taken an interest in him and his future. The path of destiny lies before him and so too does the Way of Legend.

Set upon the world of Tannis, some years before the arrival of Karus and the Lost Legio IX, this book is a Last War Novel.

 
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War of the Damned Boxed Set (Books 1-8)

by Michael Todd et al

 

The War of the Damned is upon us, so be careful who you follow. It might be the last decision you ever make.

Grab the entire series in one complete boxed set today! All 8 books are included!

Resurrection of the Damned:

Three months ago there was a demon invasion. Due to that, the world has been dealing with changes in just who the enemy really is.

While old rules are thrown aside.

The mercenary named Katie (or KatieDora by some) is trying to take a much-needed vacation.

Unfortunately, both friends and foes want her in the worst possible way.

Katie's Killers are facing a new reality, one where they are needed more because the world's eyes have just been uncovered.

Sometimes it just doesn't pay to get up in the morning.

No Quarter:

The rules have changed.

Now the Damned can go on vacation, and even hook up. Without Pandora near him, can Calvin get a little action in Cabo?

Unfortunately, the general has a different demand of Katie coming from a whole industry.

Requested to be in New York, Katie is working a side job or two.

Her mercenary skills are useful, and profitable, for other types of hard jobs.

And this time, the Damned can help a child.

There will be hell to pay when Katie and Pandora come calling, with no quarter for the demons.

Dark is the Night:

This time it's about money.

Well, some of it is about money. How is a Damned going to pay for her condo and keep up with the Joneses?

Still in New York, Katie is working on creating an additional base for herself and her team as Pandora contemplates how she can mess up Calvin's love life.

What will happen when Katie meets the woman who means the most to her?

And what is Calvin going to do, since the gang in Mexico is not giving up?Dark is the night when the heroes come out to play.

Dim Glows the Horizon:

It's all about a good time.

Katie has the ability and desire to see Brock again, and show him and his guys agood time.

Will that include any special time for the two of them? (Pandora hopes so).

That stranger left a message about a sword and Armor... But is Pandora willing to help or does she even know what he was talking about?

Someone is stalking Calvin's girlfriend. He has to ask a couple of humans he respects for a little help—even if they won't remember who he is.

Even in the middle of a war, humans will always want some hope for the future.

Plus:

Waking the Leviathan

Subversive Giants

Juntto

Redemption

" *****Be warned... very addictive!" - Torn Asunder - Book 01 - Protected by the Damned.

" *****A story with kick-ass heroes and characters written where you feel like you are part of their crew stuck in a story that you has you entertained from page 1. Katie and team are a lot of fun to read about. Definitely a different take on Demons." Lisa M. Frett - Torn Asunder - Book 01 - Protected by the Damned.

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NOTE: This book contains cursing. Perhaps humorous cursing, but cursing nonetheless. If this offends you, I suggest you don’t read this book.

 

 
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City of Masks (The Bone Mask Trilogy Book 1)

by Ashley Capes


Waking in Anaskar Prison, covered in blood and accused of murder, nobody will listen to Notch's claims of innocence until he meets the future Protector of the Monarchy, Sofia Falco.

But Sofia has her own burdens. The first female Protector in a hundred years, her House is under threat from enemies within, the prince has made it clear he does not want her services and worst of all, she cannot communicate with her father's sentient mask of bone, the centuries-old Argeon. Without the bone mask she cannot help anyone -- not herself, and certainly not a mercenary with no powerful House to protect him.

Meanwhile, far across the western desert, Ain, a young Pathfinder, is thrust into the role of Seeker. Before winter storms close the way, he must leave his home on a quest to locate the Sea Shrine and take revenge on the people who drove his ancestors from Anaskar, the city ruled by the prince Sofia and Notch are sworn to protect, whether he wants their help or not.

 
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Retrieve (The Stormers Trilogy Book 1)

by Sarah Addison-Fox


What if the job you took to stay alive might be what kills you?

Book Two of The Stormers Trilogy Retreat releasing: 26 January 2019

Book Three of The Stormers Trilogy Receive releasing: 26 February 2019


Kade knows what it is to suffer. He knows what it's like to lose everything and everyone around him.

His job in a Stormer Unit guarantees not just his survival in the decimated country of Azetaria, but his sister Meg's. Even if it means facing the Numachi warriors baying for his blood, he'll do what it takes to keep her safe.

Hadley is alone and surviving the only way she knows how. By hiding where predators won't find her and scavenging enough just to keep her alive.

When desperation drives Hadley to search for her missing brother, she mistakenly accepts the offer of recruitment into the Stormer's camp, only to be partnered with Kade and sent as a scout into Numachi territory.

The intimidating young Stormer may just know where her brother has gone. But can they stay alive long enough to find him?

Get your copy at a special pre-order price of .99 today!

Upcoming releases from Sarah Addison-Fox:

Luminary, Magical Fantasy Romance 9 January 2019

 
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Endurance: The Complete Series

by A. C. Spahn


A disrespected ship, exiled to lonely patrol in the dark corners of the solar system.
A crew of screw-ups, written off by the entire fleet.
They're about to change everything.
If they don't blow themselves up first.

Join the Endurance's crew - a trigger-happy first officer, a hyperactive engineer, a shy covert operative, a conspiracy-spouting physicist, and a captain trying to earn his way back into his superiors' good graces - as they explore the galaxy by accident and trip their way into saving the world.

This anthology includes all five Endurance novellas, as well as two bonus short stories.

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The Reflections of Queen Snow White

by David Meredith

What happens when "happily ever after" has come and gone?

On the eve of her only daughter, Princess Raven's wedding, an aging Snow White finds it impossible to share in the joyous spirit of the occasion. The ceremony itself promises to be the most glamorous social event of the decade. Snow White’s castle has been meticulously scrubbed, polished and opulently decorated for the celebration. It is already nearly bursting with jubilant guests and merry well-wishers. Prince Edel, Raven's fiancé, is a fine man from a neighboring kingdom and Snow White's own domain is prosperous and at peace. Things could not be better, in fact, except for one thing:

The king is dead.

The queen has been in a moribund state of hopeless depression for over a year with no end in sight. It is only when, in a fit of bitter despair, she seeks solitude in the vastness of her own sprawling castle and climbs a long disused and forgotten tower stair that she comes face to face with herself in the very same magic mirror used by her stepmother of old.

It promises her respite in its shimmering depths, but can Snow White trust a device that was so precious to a woman who sought to cause her such irreparable harm? Can she confront the demons of her own difficult past to discover a better future for herself and her family? And finally, can she release her soul-crushing grief and suffocating loneliness to once again discover what "happily ever after" really means?

Only time will tell as she wrestles with her past and is forced to confront The Reflections of Queen Snow White.
 

 
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Salem Burning

by Daniel Sugar


In 1692, a disreputable young man named Kyle Edwards breaks his engagement by accusing his fiancee, Lilly Parris, of witchcraft.

Kyle is a liar; he does not believe in witchcraft, he is simply trying to get rid of Lilly. But Kyle is in for a shock because, as it turns out, Lilly really is a witch.

"Salem Burning" is a fast-paced, brand-new take on the Salem witch trials.

 
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The Immortals (Olympus Bound Book 1)

by Jordanna Max Brodsky


In this modern-day "lively re-imagining of classical mythology" (Deborah Harkness), when a string of women are murdered in an ancient pagan ritual, Selene DiSilvia -- known by some as the goddess Artemis -- hears their cries for help and takes up her bow once more.
Manhattan has many secrets. Some are older than the city itself.

The city sleeps. In the predawn calm, Selene DiSilva finds the body of a young woman washed ashore, gruesomely mutilated and wreathed in laurel. Her ancient rage returns, along with the memory of a promise she made long ago -- when her name was Artemis.
Jordanna Max Brodsky's acclaimed debut sets Greek Gods against a modern Manhattan backdrop, creating an unputdownable blend of myth and mystery.

The Olympus Bound series:The ImmortalsWinter of the GodsOlympus Bound
For more from Jordanna Max Brodsky, check out:The Wolf in the Whale

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Seeds of Chaos Omnibus: A GameLit Dark Adventure Series (Books 1 & 2)

by Azalea Ellis


Leveling up would be amazing...

... if it weren't so deadly.


They injected me with a VR chip, a GPS tracker, and my first Seed. They gave me unbelievable powers.

Then they sent me to fight.

The monsters here are alien and vicious. There is a second moon in the sky. I watched a tree start moving and kill someone. And the other Players...?

They're even worse.

I’m alone. I’m weak. And I’m scared. But I will cling to life by the tips of my bloody fingernails.

Who is behind this twisted game? Where are they sending us? Is there anyone I can trust?

If I want to survive, I have to get stronger. But can I do it before the Game kills me?


This omnibus contains the first two books in a dark and deliciously violent adventure series that combines science fiction, fantasy, and game elements. You'll love Seeds of Chaos because of the electrifying action, flawed characters, and kick-ass heroine.

Over 900 pages of page-turning story for 30% less than buying the books individually.

Get it now and start the series that will keep you up all night reading.



What readers have to say:

"I freaking loved this book, it had me hooked from page one. I actually had to pace myself and force myself to take breaks to go to sleep because I would get so wrapped up in reading I didn't want to stop." ★★★★★

"This is an absolutely fresh take on the litRPG genre and the author weaves a compelling tale of suspense, action, mystery, sadness, death, and even aliens into the story. How can anyone resist such a story?" ★★★★★

"Every now and then you find a book that just wants to keep you from going to work in the morning (especially if you stayed up most of the previous night reading) They're rare enough that when you find them you want to tell others about them. This is me telling you to read this book, you won't be sorry!" ★★★★★

 
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Somewhere in the Mediterranean (Into the Night Book 1)

by Mark Tiro

 

Somewhere in the Mediterranean

A ship loaded with refugees, desperately seeking to escape the Second World War, arrives off the coast of Israel.

Fifty years too late.

 

 
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Lethal Seasons (A Changed World Book 1)

by Alice Sabo


In the near future, a virus has whittled down the human race. The remaining population struggles to survive in a world ravaged by extreme weather. A reticent government provides food, vaccines and keeps the ultra-fast trains running. Cities are empty, farms deserted, factories abandoned. The world is running on a skeleton crew.

Nick lives at High Meadow med center. The people there stay hopeful as they work toward self-sufficiency. He counts survivors for Angus’s research. He wants his life to stay as normal as possible in a world he barely understands.

Wisp is a fugitive. He lives off the land, moving from town to town, hiding his extrasensory skills. He is a Finder and will accept the right kind of job. Silence and subterfuge keep him alive.

Lily is a young girl with long brown hair and eyes the color of ripe cherries. She is searching for her brother. They were separated while fleeing armed men. She is part of something that started before her birth.

When these three lives intersect, a chain reaction of death and violence will change the course of the future and impact the very survival of the human race.
 

 
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Craven Street

by E.J. Stevens


In this spellbinding novella, E.J. Stevens weaves a tale of murder, necromancy, and demonic possession that brings together characters from her Whitechapel Paranormal Society Victorian horror series and award-winning Ivy Granger Psychic Detective urban fantasy series on the fog-shrouded cobblestones of 36 Craven Street.

The discovery of bricked up skeletal remains at 36 Craven Street point to something more diabolical than an illegal anatomy school. The tool marks on the bones, arcane sigils of great power, indicate more than mere butchery, more than enlightened experimentation. The signs, omens, and portents support the crown's greatest fears. A great evil is being unleashed upon the gaslit streets of London, a blood-drenched shadow reaching skeletal fingers beyond the slums of Whitechapel.

We must stamp out this demonic plague for the sake of our Queen, our Country, and our immortal souls. - Cora Drummond, Whitechapel Paranormal Society

Collecting human souls is a thankless job, nearly as tedious as acting as solicitor to the fae. But when the demon Forneus enters an opium den searching for men eager to trade their souls for the ill-smelling weed, he stumbles on a plot so devious, so heinous, he's jealous that he hadn't thought of it himself.

There's nothing like a maniacal plot to unleash Hell on earth to break the boredom of immortality. - Forneus, Grand Marquis of Hell

Five seemingly ordinary women with minor psychic gifts and an exceptional ability to solve supernatural crimes, skills honed during their service with the Special Paranormal Research Branch a secret security agency tasked with protecting Queen and country from inhuman forces, must now use their singular expertise to unravel a dreadful string of brutal murders.

Much maligned by their male counterparts within the S.P.R.B., the women of the Whitechapel Paranormal Society are on their own to face a sinister dark mastermind as dismembered bodies are set across London's East End like figures on a game board.

Can they predict the killer's next move--a bloody, ritualistic murder that might tip the scales and give demons dominion over all of London--before he strikes again?

Set against the backdrop of pre and post-Ripper Victorian London, Whitechapel Paranormal Society series answers the question of how cases such as the Thames Torso Murders, Craven Street Bones, Tottenham Court Road Mystery, Whitechapel Murders, Goswell Road Mystery, and the Vanishing Girls of West Ham might have been solved if put in the capable hands of a team of female special agents.

The Ivy Granger Psychic Detective series is an award-winning urban fantasy series known for heart-pounding action, quirky characters, and supernatural horrors. The Whitechapel Paranormal Society series is a gaslamp fantasy series set in London's East End.

 
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The Night Circus

by Erin Morgenstern

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 
Two starcrossed magicians engage in a deadly game of cunning in The Night Circus, the spellbinding bestseller that has captured the world's imagination. 


The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.

But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway: a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to them both, this is a game in which only one can be left standing. Despite the high stakes, Celia and Marco soon tumble headfirst into love, setting off a domino effect of dangerous consequences, and leaving the lives of everyone, from the performers to the patrons, hanging in the balance.

Look for Erin Morgenstern's new novel, The Starless Sea, coming November 2019. 

 

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Slaying a Tyrant (Ancestors of Jaiya Book 1)

by Mel Dunay


Journey to the country of Jaiya, in a world not quite like ours. Here the humans wield magical powers and fight against an Empire which seeks to enslave them, but they share their world with insect people and trollfolk, and stranger things lurk in the shadows…

Vanti would be happy to spend her life in dance and choreography, but her family chooses her as their champion in a deadly gladiators’ tournament. To save her country from enslavement, she must defeat King Obiar the Conqueror and his magical powers. But will the brooding trainer named Gurion be her guide in the battle to come…or a dangerously handsome distraction?

Note: Tyrant is meant as a standalone with a “happily ever after” ending. However, the heroes in the later books in this series are descended from Vanti and Gurion, who are also the ancestors of some of the characters in the original Jaiya series. The romance is on the sweet side, but there is some violence due to the villains’ actions and the tournament in which the main characters fight.

 
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The Porter Series: Volume 1

by R.A. McGee

 

Tracking down a missing person takes a brilliant mind and bloody knuckles…

Porter has no match when it comes to tracking down a target. The former federal agent has built a business finding the people from missing persons posters… if the reward is enough to line his pockets…

Follow Porter through this collection as he cracks heads and searches for the most vulnerable victims. His jobs are always dirty, his days are never easy, but he wouldn’t want it any other way. Because when a missing child’s life is on the line, Porter will do whatever it takes to find them, no matter how much pain he needs to cause to get the job done…

The Porter Series Box Set: Volume One collects full length, stand-alone novels: Forceful Intent, Moving Target, and Rough Company, as well as the exclusive novella Fair Trade, available only in this collection. If you like brutal action, a break-neck pace, and edge-of-your-seat suspense, then you’ll love RA McGee’s compelling tales.

Buy The Porter Box Set for a series of thrill-rides that get their hands dirty today!

 

 
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The Lost Fleet: Dauntless

by Jack Campbell


The first novel in the New York Times bestselling Lost Fleet series!

The Alliance has been fighting the Syndics for a century—and losing badly. Now its fleet is crippled and stranded in enemy territory. Their only hope is a man who's emerged from a century-long hibernation to find he has been heroically idealized beyond belief....

Captain John “Black Jack” Geary’s exploits are known to every schoolchild. Revered for his heroic “last stand” in the early days of the war, he was presumed dead. But a century later, Geary miraculously returns and reluctantly takes command of the Alliance Fleet as it faces annihilation by the Syndics.

Appalled by the hero-worship around him, Geary is nevertheless a man who will do his duty. And he knows that bringing the stolen Syndic hypernet key safely home is the Alliance’s one chance to win the war. But to do that, Geary will have to live up to the impossibly heroic “Black Jack” legend....

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Boundless: A Science Fantasy Superhero Adventure

by Damien Boyes

My name is Jasmin Parker, and yesterday I was just an average teenager—then soldiers from the future invaded and I discovered I have superpowers.

Bet you didn't see that coming. I know I didn't.

It wasn't a coincidence either, my powers and the invasion. They came for me. Because of me. I tried, but I couldn't stop them, and they took my entire world. My parents, my friends, my entire life ... gone. Like I never existed.

Now I’m boundless—I have all of time and space at my fingertips—but there's nowhere I'd rather be than the one place I can never go. Home.

And if that weren’t bad enough, an inter-dimensional demi-god is hell-bent on rewriting human history, and I'm the only one who can stop him. He's already erased my past, I won't let him steal the future from me too.

Crazy, huh? I never even finished high school and now it’s up to me to save the universe.

Strange how things work out sometimes, isn't it?

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Boundless is a new wave blast through time and space, Star Wars and the Avengers and Back to the Future all rolled up in one and set to an 80's soundtrack. If you're into timeline-hopping, space opera, comic book movie fun, then you'll absolutely love this series.

 
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Dragons are a Girl's Best Friend (Quarter Witch Chronicles Book 1)

by Joynell Schultz

On the outside, Ruby’s a normal college student.

On the inside?
She’s something else completely.



Magic runs through her veins, tempting her to use it, but Ruby isn’t sure how to control her new powers…until Ty, a dangerously handsome man from another world, spots her and identifies her as a witch. He offers some answers, but they come with a cost.

Not only does using her powers make her a target to others trying to steal her magic and slay her pet dragon, but each act of magic must be balanced—and magic takes whatever it wants.

Is all the chaos caused by casting a few spells to ruin her ex-boyfriend’s perfect skin worth it?

Heck yeah.

You’ll love this new adult urban fantasy series because it has everything you want to read about: magic, witches, dragons, romance, and a bit of good old-fashioned mischief.

Read this story now!


Books in the Series:
Dragons are a Girl’s Best Friend, Quarter Witch Chronicles Book 1
While the Dragon’s Away, Quarter Witch Chronicles Book 2
A Good Dragon is Hard to Find, Quarter Witch Chronicles Book 3

 
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Wanderer's Escape (Wanderer's Odyssey Book 1)

by Simon Goodson

 

The Empire will kill him for stealing this ship… but they have to catch it first!

 

To the Empire the Wanderer was just another booby-trapped ship to claim, and Jess was just another worthless slave who could be sacrificed in the process.

Things didn’t go to plan.  Jess survived the dangers, and when he sat in the pilot’s chair the ancient ship came to life for the first time in centuries.

Acting on instinct Jess seized the chance, firing up the engines and fleeing the Imperial forces.
Now Jess and the ancient self-aware ship are on the run, their freedom and their very existence on the line.

The smart thing to do would be to run like hell and never stop, but Jess finds he can’t ignore pleas for help from those in danger.  With the powerful Wanderer at his command he can truly make a difference… but at what cost?

Get Wanderer’s Escape now and see why tens of thousands of people have loved following the Wanderer’s journey, leaving comments including “In the end, I was gripping the arms of my chair as I rooted for the heroes.”, “A fast-paced, can't-put-it-down Sci-fi.” and “One of the best books I've read this year.”

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