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The Surrealist's Manuscript

By darknano

5525 0 0 1415

The Surrealist's Manuscript is a recollection and conviction of an individual by the alias of "Doctor Madison," in which they share their experiences of the Ciphrus world through a never-before-seen lens.

The dark wars: book one

By Tortledungeon

3930 0 0 3792

The Dark War was one of the hardest times for all the people of Coreth. Grief is a re-occurring theme in this story, so if that is not your cup of tea, I suggest you do not read this.

The Savior's Sister - Book 2 of The Savior's Series [TEASER]

By jennamoreci

10823 8 0 17833

In the thrilling companion to one of Book Depository’s Best Books of All Time, experience the peril and heart-stopping romance through Leila’s fresh perspective. Leila Tūs Salvatíraas, Savior of Thessen and magical Queen of Her realm, is worshiped by all. Except...

Remember Dragons Lie Volume I: The Stag [TEASER]

By J. L. Gryphon

8123 1 1 2166

When an outcast elf is captured by assassins sent by her tyrannical sister, she must escape their calculating leader, confess a world-ending lie, and uncover the secret plot brewing behind it all before everything she loves burns in dragon fire again. For...

Reunion

By t_cats

10699 17 3 14999

The Koushan Mai are an ancient, peaceful people now ruthlessly persecuted simply for their beliefs. The hatred for them is spreading across whole countries and many authorities stand by doing nothing, as they are tortured and murdered. They face nothing less...

Fall, Sacred Apple

By TheChromaBooks

4373 6 1 3970

For the first time in twenty-four years, a child is born at the Abbey of Sacred Apples. Corbha, formerly the youngest laysister, prays her spirit-siblings will now acknowledge her adulthood. When they choose her to bring the newborn’s caul to the Abbot, Corbha...

White Raven

By NathaliaBooks1993

8567 5 0 45276

Danger is not a stranger to Raven, she lived with the fear for her live ever she was old enough to be noticed. Jealousy can drive people far, even until murder. But when she was at the receiving end of an attempt on her life, she was saved by an unknown stranger....

Trouble in Tindrel: Excerpt

By Kwyn Marie

1978 3 0 5057

First chapter of Trouble in Tindrel: The Wellspring Dragons Book 2. A fantasy/dark fantasy illustrated series. [url:https://tinyurl.com/yxdvhad4]Full book[/url] available in Kindle format. Trusting a spy is ludicrous. Shiobe knows this, but takes a chance...

A Way Back to Hell

By L. N. Cepeleva

13496 1 0 10856

"Fire burns; but the cold preserves." An old proverb uttered by the gods in eons past. Peadar forgot everything about the surface world since his abduction. Now an asar, he will find the magi who tore open his chest and ripped out his heart. His journey will...

The Allure of Darkness

By Cordeeceps

1870 0 0 7338

The dragons were the first to fall when the Prince attacked. Their empire was leveled in an instant, the capital burned to ashes, and without the most powerful race in the world ruling Abrioxus the continent devolved into chaos. Bitter nations previously kept...

Shiobe Rising: Excerpt

By Kwyn Marie

2764 1 0 5832

First chapter of Shiobe Rising: The Wellspring Dragons Book 1. [br] A fantasy/dark fantasy illustrated series. [url:https://tinyurl.com/yxdvhad4]Full book[/url] available in Kindle format. Trusting a spy is ludicrous. Shiobe knows this. She has read numerous...

Schwarzblut

By Barekamy

37995 0 0 29575

Vor den Nordfängen und hinter dem trostlosen Tal, liegt, auf einem namenlosen Berg, das Ewigkeitsfort. Enrik Grünzweig und sein Heer aus Halunken wie auch Bauernvolk, sollen dieses alte Gemäuer bemannen, um sich einem unbekannten Feind zu stellen. Doch die...

Goretober 2020

By Arkanasis

2053 1 0 2345

A collection of short stories set in Hellverse following Goretober prompts!

The Glass Volcano: Excerpt

By Kwyn Marie

1906 4 0 2472

First chapter of The Glass Volcano: The Wellspring Dragons Book 3. A fantasy/dark fantasy illustrated series. [url:https://tinyurl.com/yxdvhad4]Full book[/url] available in Kindle format. The Glass Volcano. The Black-shine Mountain. Jo khade maja. Vedellesse...

Ambercaast: Lapis of Nicodem Volume 2

By Kwyn Marie

28916 45 5 182867

For eight years, Lapis had sought vengeance against the rebel traitor who helped Jilvayna's palace guard invade Nicodem and slaughter her family. Perben is now exposed, but ranking rebels who see their own fates twisted into his try to downplay and ignore...

Magefall

By Kassandra Troy

1521 0 0 748

When Ardeshir is sent on a rescue mission by the Mage Guild, he soon uncovers an ancient power and a forgotten enemy.

Evenacht: Snake's Den

By Kwyn Marie

999 6 0 16264

A dark fantasy serialized novel. Vantra, a Finder acolyte in the deathland of Evenacht, follows an anguished mental call for absolution. The silent plea comes from Captain Laken, a brazen butcher who slaughtered her Keel ancestors over four millennia ago....

Sarsoa's Calamity

By awsmlwsn

2229 0 0 9870

A sickness fell upon the once strong and hearty Brandt. Elizabeth, the village herbalist , gave the news to his father. The village elder has declared that his spirit must be collected by Shen: god of the afterlife through a ceremony to ensure his spirit will...

Powder and Feathers

By JohannesTEvans

91627 47 0 262162

It seems to Aimé Deverell that there is very little point to life, except for what pleasures can be enjoyed before the grave. Life is short - thank God - but at least there's enough in the world to dull the senses in the meantime. That philosophy shatters...

To Know Your Enemy

By SableAradia

16801 16 0 147526

[h3][center]Toy Soldier: A derogatory term for an elven marine.[/center][/h3] [i]Battles great and terrible, small and bitter, raged across Known Space as the wars of Elves and Orcs played out their legacy of hatred across the stars themselves. Epics would...

Race to Til-Thorin

By WantedHero

47204 18 0 84649

Dream girls. Fried snails. A 30” bodyguard with pink ponytails. Being a hero comes with learning curves. The curve of a hip. The curve of a sword. The curve of a sucker punch as it connects with your face. It wouldn’t be so bad if Wendell had professionals...

Autumn Evenings

By User51

2974 3 2 9275

A decade and a half of war have left Sherif cold and disillusioned. Regretful that he has missed life and love, he returns to the small village of his youth hoping to find peace, but finds instead dark secrets and an ancient curse.

Russolia Jadeye - Short Story

By michaelthominks

2330 0 0 1655

A short telling of the events leading up to the siege of Medale and the famous survivor, Russolia Jadeye.

Blood's Stone: A Wellspring Dragons Story

By Kwyn Marie

4319 0 0 10827

King Shiel invaded neighboring Merren when rumors of bloodmages and sacrifice reached him. In the final push to rid the country of its murderous despot, he has sent Sikode, his premiere wielder and advisor, to discover the corruption hidden in the depths of...

Broken Swords: The Last in Line

By CaiusMartius

5168 0 0 33321

War rages across the western kingdoms. Bloodthirsty berserkers and colossal wallbreakers lock horns with golden-eyed crusaders and crazed templar-priests. They fight for their respective kingdoms, ice-locked Nosck and sky-worshipping Samada, and their battleground...

Lapis of Nicodem

By Kwyn Marie

28186 18 3 118323

Lapis joined the rebel cause for one purpose only; to revenge the death of her family on the traitor who betrayed them. Since age twelve, she has trained to that end, hiding her past and the fact she survived in anticipation of catching the man unaware and...

"Banished" (taster!)

By LouYardley

9141 0 0 12617

Welcome to the monstrous world of Venari. Try not to get eaten. Elkbury is an idyllic village, hidden away in a rural area of pseudo-medieval Venari. It's a place free of death and disease due to a mysterious ceremony called the Banishment. It's a secret...

Necromancer I

By annyborg

4848 1 0 54270

[b]Reader discretion advised. This series deals with a variety of topics that may be uncomfortable and or offensive to read about.[/b] I thought all I needed to do was deliver the mystery package. I was wrong. So very wrong. They say the Spirits play with...

Blinded Angels: 1 The Noble Sacrifice

By cedorsett

9335 1 0 23905

It isn't easy living as a non-binary goth in the mid-90s, but Ellis has good friends who have their back. All they wanted was to live as their authentic self in a world that refused to understand them. On a night out, they wondered off the forest path into...

When the Blood Moon Rises

By mwelsch678

3184 1 0 3306

PRINCE KYVAN ANDURTH has the weight of the world of Etias on his shoulders, with his ever-nearing ascension to the throne of Reaper Dreizhar shadowing his every waking hour. Unbeknownst to the Andurth family, a darker force, one that has been looming for...

The Oblivion Chronicles: Book 2 - The Answer's Call

By JHarris15

53913 9 0 72956

The Second Part of The Oblivion Series. After the events of the first novel, join the group once more as they battle not just against the ruling power of The Imperial City, but against a secret organisation that has been pulling the strings of power for centuries....