The Lions of Al-Rassan
Author: Kay, Guy Gavriel
Date Read: 2017-09-29

The ruling Asharites of Al-Rassan have come from the desert sands, but over centuries, seduced by the sensuous pleasures of their new land, their stern piety has eroded. The Asharite empire has splintered into decadent city-states led by warring petty kings. King Almalik of Cartada is on the ascendancy, aided always by his friend and advisor, the notorious Ammar ibn Khairan — poet, diplomat, soldier — until a summer afternoon of savage brutality changes their relationship forever.

The Sword and the Flame
Author: Stephen Lawhead
Date Read: 2018-10-03

In the third volume of The Dragon King Saga Quentin finally reigns as the Dragon King. Faced with the kidnap of his son, he struggles with his conscience as he again faces necromancer Nimrood. This time more than a kingdom hangs in the balance. This edition contains anglicised spellings.

 

The Warlords of Nin
Author: Stephen Lawhead
Date Read: 2018-09-27

This enthralling medieval saga features Quentin, a disenchanted younq acolyte propelled into a deadly mission by the urgent plea of a dying knight. On his shoulders rests the course of a kingdom; and ahead of him, a magical quest awaits.

 

Author: Cornwell, Bernard
Date Read: 2017-10-10

It takes a remarkable writer to make an old story as fresh and compelling as the first time we heard it. With The Winter King, the first volume of his magnificent Warlord Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell finally turns to the story he was born to write: the mythic saga of King Arthur.

Valentine Pontifex
Author: Robert Silverberg
Date Read: 2018-07-29

The national bestselling saga of Robert Silverberg's stunning imagination continues in the first new hardcover "Majipoor" novel in nearly a decade. As a prequel to Silverberg's earlier "Majipoor" novels. "Sorcerers of Majipoor" provides a deep, dark vision for the background of the conflict in Lord Valentine's Castle and Valentine Pontifex.Treachery and wizardry run rampant under the reign of the mighty Pontifex, as both the rightful and the unworthy heirs to the throne anxiously await his demise. Korsibar, son of the current Coronal, plots with his twin sister and ambitious companions to seize the power of the Coronal when his father ascends to the throne of the Pontifex.

Without Warning
Author: Joel C. Rosenberg
Date Read: 2017-08-05

As he prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, the president of the United States is convinced the Islamic State is on the run, about to be crushed by American forces once and for all. But "New York Times" foreign correspondent J. B. Collins tells the president he's dead wrong.