Guided by the great blue dragon Tintaglia, they came from the sea: a Tangle of serpents fighting their way up the Rain Wilds River, the first to make the perilous journey to the cocooning grounds in generations. Many have died along the way. With its acid waters and impenetrable forest, it is a hard place for any to survive.
Written by Jennifer Worth, Farewell to the East End is one of the trilogy of memoirs upon which the popular BBC series Call the Midwife is based. London's East End in the 1950s was a vibrant place-a close-knit community of families where children made playgrounds on bombsites and a lively social scene emerged.
"A Brilliant Book"
Return to the world of the Liveships Traders and journey along the Rain Wild River in the third instalment of high adventure from the author of the internationally acclaimed Farseer trilogy. Kelsingra waits for those brave enough to enter… The dragons and their keepers have discovered Kelsingra but so far only Heeby has succeeded in flying over the river to enter the fabled city. The other dragons, with their deformed wings and feeble muscles, are afraid to risk failure and humiliation.
"Half a book?"
A collection of short stories from one of the most critically acclaimed authors in the fantasy genre, Robin Hobb. Including work written under her pseudonym, Megan Lindholm.Bingtown heiresses rub shoulders in this wonderful collection with vampires and alien musicians, tramps and feral cats. In "The Homecoming", Lady Carillion Carrock and a number of other Jamaillian nobles are sailing to the Cursed Shores.
"Not the sequel to rain WIld Chronicles"
Linden is a fiesty faery with a lot on her mind. She and her fellow faeries are under threat: their magic is fading, and if they do not act fast,they will die. When Linden meets Timothy, a human staying in the house opposite her Oak,she knows he can help. Together they embark on dangerous journey to seek more magic - and discover that there is more to fear from other faeries than they could ever have imagined.
When her brother Toby vanishes so that even their mother has no memory of him, Nin realises the reason she still remembers is because whoever took Toby is about to take her too. Enter Skerridge the Bogeyman, who steals kids for Mr Strood. With his spindle, he winds away all the memory of Nin. She escapes to the Drift, a world filled with the Fabulous and Seven Sorcerers who once ruled the land. But what is the Sorcerer's secret?
Ripped from her mother's bosom and shipped to England as an exhibit for Sir Walter Raleigh, Nadie, a Native American Indian, is thrust into the boiling pot of brutish Tudor life. Her only protector is Tom a young blacksmith who falls in love with her. Too soon. Nadie is forced back to her exotic lands, to help the English colonize her people. But the New World holds uncharted danger - can Nadie protect Tom in her world?
Ann More, fiery and spirited daughter of the Mores of Loseley House, comes to London destined for a life at the court of Queen Elizabeth. And there she encounters John Donne, the darkly attractive young poet. He is unlike any man she has ever met. Yet as they are thrown together Donne opens Ann's eyes to a new world of passion, wit and sensuality. But Donne is the kind of man her status-conscious father distrusts and despises.