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  • The Stormborn Saga

    J.T. Williams

    language (, Nov. 7, 2019)
    **Limited-time omnibus ! Three COMPLETE trilogies and one bonus novella! Over 90% off the standalone books!!**Valrin has always sought adventure... but he never knew his true tie to the vast seas. On a desolate island in the far North, Valrin is an orphan surrounded by empty oceans with a yearning for life beyond the icy shores of his home. Little does he know that this morning would set him on a path he never expected. Chosen by the ascended and destined for darkness, he will soon learns what it means to be Stormborn. Facing dwarven pirates, exploring forgotten ruins, and unlockin a sailing vessel with the secrets of a lost race, he'll race across the oceans as he prepares to take the helm of his destiny in this coming of age adventure like none other.THREE entire trilogies and a bonus novella await you in this true epic fantasy adventure! Dragon riders, sea monsters, vampire lords, a sneaky rogue, a shadow elf wizard (and his albino sea snake, Rasi!) ... if you can imagine it, Valrin and the crew will likely meet it, friend it, or face it in battle!If you're expecting the typical coming of age story... you couldn't be more wrong. This saga is a blending of epic fantasy and the Mahābhārata with a sprinkle of Dungeon and Dragons inspired characters! Hold on to the rails of the sacred ship of the ancients and grab this limited-time massive omnibus now! Included in this set:StormbornMage Soul Elf BaneRanger's FuryBlack MoonAiecloEpochsShards of EthaShadow CryDark Compass (book one of a new trilogy)
  • Ranger's Folly: A Tale of the Dwemhar

    J.T. Williams

    language (, Feb. 18, 2017)
    He is a Ranger of the North. His fellow Rangers, those he would call friends, are dead. Now, he has been branded a deserter and a thief. He only wishes to get back to his family alive.It is said that Fadis the Ranger stole something from the king... Now a massive bounty is on his head. But in particular, is isn't the sell-swords and bounty hunters that he should worry about. There is a powerful mage on his trail and this man cares little of a reward of gold.Only a few hours from his wife's embrace and his son's smile, will he, at last, be free from his past? Nothing ever remains the same and this Ranger is about to learn that. The hard way.
  • Stoner

    John Williams, John McGahern

    Paperback (NYRB Classics, June 20, 2006)
    Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe. William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as the years pass, Stoner encounters a succession of disappointments: marriage into a “proper” family estranges him from his parents; his career is stymied; his wife and daughter turn coldly away from him; a transforming experience of new love ends under threat of scandal. Driven ever deeper within himself, Stoner rediscovers the stoic silence of his forebears and confronts an essential solitude. John Williams’s luminous and deeply moving novel is a work of quiet perfection. William Stoner emerges from it not only as an archetypal American, but as an unlikely existential hero, standing, like a figure in a painting by Edward Hopper, in stark relief against an unforgiving world.
  • Stoner

    John Williams, John McGahern

    eBook (NYRB Classics, May 1, 2010)
    Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe. William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as the years pass, Stoner encounters a succession of disappointments: marriage into a “proper” family estranges him from his parents; his career is stymied; his wife and daughter turn coldly away from him; a transforming experience of new love ends under threat of scandal. Driven ever deeper within himself, Stoner rediscovers the stoic silence of his forebears and confronts an essential solitude. John Williams’s luminous and deeply moving novel is a work of quiet perfection. William Stoner emerges from it not only as an archetypal American, but as an unlikely existential hero, standing, like a figure in a painting by Edward Hopper, in stark relief against an unforgiving world.
  • Rogues of Magic:

    J.T. Williams

    eBook (, May 26, 2018)
    Three novels discounted and bundled for you! Look what readers are already saying of this epic fantasy boxset:"An epic read!" ★★★★★"These books are amazing. The story is truly engaging and draws you into their world. You will not be disappointed!"★★★★★"... a forgotten realms fan for years, I'm so glad I was able to find an author that was able to excite me again."★★★★★Forsaken to be a killer and sent to be a destroyer, Sviska must choose his own path.Sviska is a man of the shadows, an assassin without any one place to call his own. But in the Far North, he discovers a secret. Magic, long thought lost to the world, is alive. The genocide to destroy every elf, wizard, and sacred being of old is not yet complete. Sviska's masters work the strings of the world and he has been sent for a task he does not even fully understand yet. When at last he feels he has what he has always wanted, darkness falls upon the world.Forced to rise up to face an enemy more terrible than any he has ever met, Sviska comes to a moral crossroad. The Rogues of Magic rise but will Sviska be the blade that unites them all or strikes those of magic from the world forever?In this Tale of the Dwemhar trilogy, prepare yourself for a war that will bring about the gods of old, the remnants of the many races of magic, and follow a man in his journey to awaken that which sleeps deep within himself. Looking for the audiobook? Search "Rogues of Magic audiobook" on Amazon or Audible!
  • The Rogue Elf of Urlas: Songs of Shadow

    J.T. Williams

    language (, May 30, 2019)
    Darkness descends and it's up to a few unruly elves to rise up and defeat it... but nothing is as it appears.War has erupted across the lands but when the elves of Urlas depart for war, the half-elf Kealin is not allowed to join the other warriors as he expects. His father and mother demand he and his siblings stay behind. There's something they're not being told.When a soothsayer foretells the fall of the elves that have gone to war, it's up to Kealin and his siblings to go against the orders of the High Council if they're to save their parents.This one choice will see Kealin on a path like none before. A power within him stirs. It isn't elven magic. It is something else, older and darker.Has everything he's been told a lie? An epic fantasy adventure awaits you in this complete Songs of Shadow trilogy, part of a two trilogy arc series that explores the darker side of being a rogue elf.Kealin must face the darkness of an ancient race that is not only coming against him but within his own veins. Get ready for the Rogue Elf of Urlas and scroll up to BUY NOW or Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited!
  • The Belovéd Vagabond

    William John Locke

    eBook (, March 30, 2011)
    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  • Of Shadows and Blood: A sword and sorcery adventure: A Tale of the Dwemhar

    J.T. Williams

    eBook
    A half-elf seeks a cure in the mysterious Shadowlands. But followers of The Blood stalk the lands and there are whispers of ancient demons returning...Kealin Half-Elf has only been like this for a few weeks and already he is changing.He feels a hunger he has never felt before.Before this, he had mastered the power of his ancient Dwemhar heritage, destroyed an ascended being, but was mortally injured.Vampirism saved him.But now he must hurry to reverse the effect before he is eternally trapped in a state of maniacal blood lust.But the worst part?The Shadowlands are not a place for a pale elf... and even more so one that has the ancient Dwemhar lineage. Not to mention his traveling companions have their own secrets, especially the mysterious wizard Evurn -a shadow elf returning home after generations in hiding. Kealin knows it unwise to ask him directly.In the darkness of what is to come, Kealin will have few choices if he is to save himself and those he cares about. But the one choice he might need to make will mean losing everything else he fights to hold on to.In the end, should he just embrace the darkness and release his hold on sanity?He might not have a choice.If you're a fan of epic fantasy, explosive sorcery, and swordplay, with an air of political intrigue and religious zealotry, you're in for a treat. In this new novel by USA TODAY BESTSELLING author J.T. Williams, you get a new novel set in a world of over twenty-five books and counting. What's better? This book is a perfect starting place if you're new! Are you ready? Scroll up and click Buy Now or Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited!
  • The Belovéd Vagabond

    William John Locke

    eBook (, March 30, 2011)
    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  • Cataclysm: A Tale of the Dwemhar

    J.T. Williams

    eBook (, June 30, 2020)
    Evurn prepares for the end. With their Captain gone, the crew looks to him.The oceans are dying and the sky burns as Misla looms over The North. But Rungar, the Rusis who fought against the City-Island Aieclo, has a plan. They must journey West, to a place of the Rusis people before their fall, in search of a weapon of true terror he believes will bring down Misla.If it even works. If they can even complete the journey itself and as a great disaster is revealed in the shadow of the Keva mountains. What were the Rusis really building there?Valrin's choice to go to Misla alone confuses Evurn. Rungar's focused path on destroying Misla and saving the thousands of innocent lives at risk is what Valrin would want but what about their Captain? As the navies and monsters of Misla launches their deadly attack, he must trust the Stormborn.In the Great Bay of the North, a combined armada of men, elves, dwarves rise up against the threat of Marog as even new friends have a few secrets of their own and old friends return. But will it be enough?Prepare for battle and take your place with the Stormborn's crew in Cataclysm, the second to last book in the Stormborn Saga! Buy Now!
  • The Fat of the Land The Story of an American Farm

    John Williams Streeter

    eBook (, March 24, 2011)
    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  • The Fortunate Youth

    William John Locke

    eBook (, May 12, 2012)
    This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.