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Aaron, Rachel The Spirit Eater
The Spirit Rebellion
The Spirit Thief
Aaronovitch, Ben The Rivers Of London
Abercrombie, Joe Best Served Cold
Half A King
The Heroes
Abraham, Daniel Seasons Of War
Shadow And Betrayal
Adams, Guy The World House
Aldiss, Brian W. Finches of Mars
Anderson, Kevin J. The Edge Of The World
Armstrong, Kelley Bitten
Living With The Dead
No Humans Involved
  Waking The Witch
  The Summoning
Arthur, Keri Bound To Shadows
Circle Of Death
Circle Of Fire
Darkness Unbound
Destiny Kills
Full Moon Rising
Generation 18
Memory Zero
Aryan, Stephen Battle Mage
Astruc, RJ A Festival Of Skeletons
Harmonica & Gig
Atwood, Margaret In Other Worlds
Bacigalupi, Paolo The Drowned Cities
The Water Knife
The Windup Girl
Baker, Tihema Watched
Ballantine, Pip and Morris, Tee Phoenix Rising
The Janus Affair
Banks, Iain The Steep Approach To Garbadale
Banks, Iain M. Matter
Surface Detail
The Hydrogen Sonata
Barclay, James Elves: Rise Of The TaiGethen
Barnes, Jonathan The Domino Men
Barrie, David Sextant
Baxter, Stephen Bronze Summer
Iron Winter
Bennett, Joe Lobster
Bennett, Robert Jackson The Company Man
Berry, K. D. Dragons Away
Fountain of Forever
Growing Disenchantments
Beukes, Lauren Moxyland
The Shining Girls
Billingham, Mark Blood Line
Bishop, Anne Dreams Made Flesh
Shaladors Lady
Black, Jenna The Devils Payground
Speak Of The Devil
Blackman, Malorie Noble Conflict
Blum, V. O. Downmind
Bowring, Sam Destinys Rift
Prophecys Ruin
Soul's Reckoning
Boyne, John This House Is Haunted
Bradbury, Ray Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1
Dandelion Wine
Brennan, Marie In Ashes Lie
Brett, Peter V. The Great Bazaar / Brayan's Gold
The Daylight War
The Desert Spear
Briggs, Patricia Aralorn
Fair Game
River Marked
Silver Borne
Brodie, Ian The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy: Location Guide
Brom The Child Thief
Brooks, Terry The Dark Legacy Of Shannara: Bloodfire Quest 2
Brouneus, Fredrik The Prince Of Soul and the Lighthouse
Brown, Dan Inferno
Browne, Scott G. Breathers: A Zombie's Lament
Budrys, Algis Benchmarks
Buettner, Robert Orphans Triumph
Bujold, Lois McMaster Cryoburn
Bullington, Jesse The Enterprise Of Death
The Sad Tale Of The Brothers Grossbart
Bunch, Chris and Cole, Allan Battlecry
Butcher, Jim Captains Fury
  Cursors Fury
First Lords Fury
Ghost Story
  The Furies Of Calderon
Princeps Fury
Side Jobs
Small Favour
Calhoun, Kenneth Black Moon
Canavan, Trudi Ambassadors Mission
The Rogue
The Traitor Queen
Carey, Mike Dead Mens Boots
Carlson, Amanda Full Blooded
Carriger, Gail Blameless
Etiquette & Espionage
Cast, P. C. Goddess Of Legend
Goddess Of Light
Goddess Of Love
Goddess Of The Rose
Goddess Of The Sea
Goddess Of The Spring
Goddess Of Troy
Cast, P. C. And Kristen Awakened
Dragon's Oath
Catling, Brian The Vorrh
Catran, Ken Nina Of The Dark
Chan, Kylie Dark Heavens
Dark Serpent
Small Shen
Clare, Cassandra and Black, Holly The Iron Trial
Cleese, John So Anyway
Cobley, Michael Ancestral Machines
Orphaned Worlds
Seeds Of Earth
Colchamiro, Russ Finders Keepers
Cooper, Elspeth Songs Of The Earth
The Raven's Shadow
Trinity Rising
Cowens, Matt and Debbie Mansfield With Monsters
Cowell, Cressida How To Steal A Dragon's Sword
Cremer, Andrea Bloodrose
Crichton, Michael Pirate Latitudes
Cronin, Justin The Twelve
Dalton, A. J. Empire Of The Saviours
Daly, Stuart The Warden
Daniel, Tony Guardian of Night
Dasher, James The Eye Of Minds
The Rule Of Thoughts
Davidson, Mary Janice Undead And Unfinished
Undead And Unwelcome
Davies, M. Ross Clandragon
Dawkins, Richard An Appetite for Wonder
Deighton, Len SS GB
De La Cruz, Melissa Blue Blood
Keys To The Repository
Misguided Angel
  The Van Alen Legacy
De Pierres, Marianne Mirrorspace
Delaney, Joseph The Spook's Revenge
Doctorow, Cory For The Win
Douglas, Ian Earth Strike
Douglass, Sara Infinity Gate
Downum, Amanda The Bone Palace
The Drowning City
The Kingdoms Of Dust
Duncan, Lois Don't Look Behind
Egan, Greg Zendegi
Elliott, Kate Cold Magic
Traitors Gate
Elliott, Will Pilgrims
World's End
Else, Barbara The Travelling Restaurant
Elton, Ben Time and Time Again
Fahey, Danny The Tree Singer
Falconer, Daniel The Art Of District 9: Weta Workshop
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles - Art and Design
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Art and Design
Falconer, Kim Arrows Of Time
Fallon, Jennifer The Dark Divide
The Undivided
Feehan, Christine Dark Peril
Dark Predator
Dark Prince
Dark Slayer
Ruthless Game
Savage Nature
Spirit Bound
Feist, Raymond E. A Crown Imperilled
A Kingdom Beseiged
At The Gates Of Darkness
Magician's End
Rides A Dread Legion
Wrath Of A Mad God
Flanagan, John Scorpion Mountain
The Royal Ranger
Flint, Shamini Inspector Singh Investigates: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder
Fletcher, Tom and Poynter, Dougie The Dinosaur That Pooped A Planet
The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas
The Dinosaur That Pooped The Bed
The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past
Freeman, Pamela Blood Ties
Full Circle
Frost, Mark Alliance
Frost, Scott Don't Look Back
Fultz, John R. Seven Princes
Gaiman, Neil The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains
Garrety, Paul The Seventh Wave
Gee, Emily The Fire Prince
Gemmell, Stella The City
Gilbert, Paul The Sovereign Hand
Golden, Christopher Zombies
Grahame-Smith, Seth
and Austen, Jane
Pride And Prejudice And Zombies
Graham, Jo Black Ships
Hand Of Isis
Grant, Mira Deadline
Griffin, Bethany Masque Of The Red Death
Griffin, Kate A Madness Of Angels
The Midnight Mayor
The Minority Council
The Neon Court
Grimwood, John Courtenay The Fallen Blade
Grylls, Bear Lair of the Leopard
Rage of the Rhino
Strike Of The Shark
Hair, David Ascendant's Rite
Ghosts Of Parihaka
Mage's Blood
Scarlet Tides
The Taniwha's Tear
Unholy War
Hamilton, Laurell K. Kiss The Dead
Hanover, M. L. N. Unclean Spirits
Harding, Traci Being Of The Field
Harris, Charlaine Crimes By Moonlight
Dead Ever After
Dead Until Dark
Many Bloody Returns
Harris, Joanne M. The Gospel of  Loki
Harrison, M. John Empty Space
Hartmann, Rachel Seraphina
Harvey, Edwina Whales Tale
Hawking, Lucy and Stephen George and the Unbreakable Code
Hawking, Stephen My Brief History
Hearne, Kevin Tricked
Heitz, Markus Dwarves
The Fate Of The Dwarves
The Revenge Of The Dwarves
War Of The Dwarves
Henderson, Phillip Druid's Bane
Henley, David M. Manifestations
The Hunt For Pierre Jnr
Hill, Joe NOS4R2
Hobb, Robin Blood of Dragons
City Of Dragons
Dragon Haven
Dragon Keeper
Fool's Assassin
Hogan, Chuck and
Del Toro, Guillermo
The Strain
Holt, Tom Blonde Bombshell
Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Sausages
May Contain Traces Of Magic
The Better Mousetrap
Howard, Jonathan L. Necromancer
Howard, Robert E. Conan The Destoyer
Howell, Deb E. Healer's Touch
Howey, Hugh Dust
Hudson, Tara Arise
Hunt, Des Phantom Of Terawhiti
Hutson, Shaun Unmarked Graves
Ione, Larissa Eternal Rider
Sin Undone
Irvine, Ian Vengeance
Jacka, Benedict Fated
Jacobsen, Howard J
Jamieson, Trent Death Most Definite
Managing Death
Janowitz, Tama They Is Us
Jemisin, N. K The Broken Kingdoms
. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
The Killing Moon
The Kingdom Of Gods
The Shadowed Sun
Jewel, Carolyn My Immortal Assassin
Johansen, Erika The Queen of the Tearling
Jones, Darynda First Grave On The Right
Second Grave On The Left
Jones, J. V. Sword From Red Ice
Jones, Stephen Lloyd The String Diaries
Jordan, Robert Knife Of Dreams
Kane, Stacy Unholy Ghosts
Kate, Lauren Teardrop
Kay, Guy Gavriel River of Stars
Under Heaven
Kearney, Susan Jordan
Kenyon, Sherilyn Bad Moon Rising
Born Of Ice
Born Of Shadows
Born Of Silence
Dark Side Of The Moon
Devil May Cry
Dream Hunter
Fantasy Lover
Night Embrace
Night Pleasures
No Mercy
Kenyon, Sherilyn and Love, Dianna Blood Trinity
Kessler, Jackie Hell's Belles
Killough-Walden, Heather Avenger's Angel
King, Peter Changels: Genesis
King, Stephen Full Dark No Stars
Kinnaird, Adrian From Earth's End: The Best of New Zealand Comics
Kirkpatrick, Russell Beyond The Wall Of Time
Kittredge, Jackie
and Kessler, Caitlin
Black And White
Shades Of Night
Knox, Elizabeth Mortal Fire
Koontz, Dean Innocence
Krentz. Jayne Ann In Too Deep
Kuhn, Krystyna The Game
Lawrence, Mark Emperor Of Thorns
Lay, Duncan Valley of Shields
Wall of Spears
Wounded Guardian
Le Guin, Ursula K. Lavinia
Lebbon, Tim Echo City
Lindskold, Jane Artemis Awakening
Lovelock, James A Rough Ride to the Future
Lowe, Helen The Gathering Of The Lost
The Heir Of Night
Daughter of Blood
McDonald, Ian Cyberabad Days
The Dervish House
McClellan, Brian Promise Of Blood
McGuiness, Bevan Revenant
McIntosh, Fiona The Scrivener's Tale
McIntosh, Will Love Minus Eighty
MacKenzie, Anna Cattra's Legacy
Donnel's Promise
Macleod, Ken Night Sessions
The Restoration Game
Mahy, Margaret Word Witch
Malerman, Josh Bird Box
Mann, Phillip The Disestablishment Of Paradise
Mannering, Paul Engines of Empathy
Mansfield, Katherine Mansfield With Monsters
Marshall, Alex A Crown for Cold Silver
Marshall, Peyton Goodhouse
Martin, Gail Z. Sworn: Fallen Kings Book 1
Martin, George R. R. A Dance With Dragons
A Storm Of Swords
Fevre Dream
Game Of Thrones
The Wit & Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister
Tuf Voyaging
Martin, George R. R. and Dozois, Gardner R. Dangerous Women
Martinez, A. Lee Divine Misfortune
Mason, Conrad The Demon's Watch
Meaney, John Absorption
Meek, Russell The Madness Of Hallen
Meyer, Stephanie The Host
Twilight The Graphic Novel
Millar, Martin Curse Of The Werewolf Girl
Lonely Werewolf Girl
The Good Fairies Of New York
Miller, Karen The Prodigal Mage
The Reluctant Mage
Minchin, Tim Storm
Monk, Devon Magic In The Blood
Magic In The Shadows
Moon, Elizabeth A Legacy Of Honour
Echoes Of Betrayal
Kings Of The North
The Deed Of Paksenarrion
Oath Of Fealty
Moore, Christopher Bite Me
Bloodsucking Fiends
Coyote Blue
The Lust Lizard Of Melancholy Cove
Practical Demonkeeping
You Suck
Morden, Simon Degrees Of Freedom
Equations Of Life
Theories Of Flight
Morrissey, Michael Tropic Of Skorpeo
Morgan, Richard The Cold Commands
Murphy, Nicole Secret Ones
Norcliffe, James Felix And The Red Rats
The Pirates and the Nightmaker
North, Claire The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Painter, Kristen Bad Blood
Blood Rights
Flesh And Blood
Palmer, Philip Debateable Space
Red Claw
Version 43
Parker, K. J. Devices And Desires
Evil For Evil
The Escapement
The Folding Knife
The Hammer
Parkinson, Michael Parky
Patterson, James and Raymond, Emily The Lost
Patton, Ripley Ghost Hand
Ghost Hold
Peeler, Nicole Tempest Rising
Tracking The Tempest
Percy, Benjamin Red Moon
Perry, Kate Tempted By Fate
Pevel, Pierre The Alchemist In The Shadows
Pike, Aprilynne Earthbound
Pineiro, Caridad Sins Of The Flesh
Stronger Than Sin
Plum, Amy Die For Me
Potton, Craig Wearable Arts
Pratchett, Terry A Slip Of The Keyboard
Raising Steam
Pratchett, Terry et al The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day
Pratchett, Terry and Baxter, Stephen The Long Mars
Rabarts, Dan and Murray, Lee Baby Teeth
Ramirez, David The Forever Watch
Reichert, Mickey Zucker I, Robot: To Obey
I, Robot: To Protect
Renowden, Gareth The Aviator
Reynolds, Alastair Blue Remembered Earth
On the Steel Breeze
Terminal World
Zima Blue
Rice, Anne Prince Lestat
Robbins, Tom B Is For Beer
Roberson, Chris Book Of Secrets
Roberts, J. F. The True History of the Black Adder
Roberts, Jem The Frood
Roberts, Rhonda Gladiatrix
Robinson, Kim Stanley 2312
Galilieo's Dream
Rothfuss, Patrick The Slow Regard Of Silent_Things
The Wise Man's Fear
Ryan, Anthony Blood Song
Ryan, J. E. The Glass Projector
Ryan, Joseph Edward The Factory World
Saintcrow, Lilith Dante Valentine: The Complete Series
Heaven's Spite
Sanderson, Brandon Calamity
Legion and The Emperor's Soul
Mistorn:The Alloy of Law
The Complete Alcatraz
Sang, Ant Shaolin Burning
Sawyer, Robert J. Wake
Scalzi, John Redshirts
Scott, M. C. Rome: The Art Of War
Segel, Jason and Miller, Kirsten Nightmares!
Shepherd, Joel Haven: A Trial Of Blood And Steel Book IV
Petrodor: A Trial Of Blood And Steel Book II
Sasha: A Trial Of Blood And Steel Book I
Tracato: A Trial Of Blood And Steel Book III
Shevdon, Mike Sixty One Nails
Singh, Nalini Angel's Flight
Archangel's Shadows
Archangel's Storm
Heart of Obsidian
Shards of Hope
Shield of Winter
Slave To Sensation
Tangle Of Need
Smaill, Anna The Chimes
Smith, A. J. The Black Guard
Smith, Gavin Veteran
Smythe, James The Explorer
Somers, Jeff The Digital Plague
The Electric Church
The Eternal Prison
The Terminal State
Spradlin, Michael P. The Youngest Templar
Sprunk, Jon Shadow's Son
Spurrier, Jo Winter Be My Shield
Stay, Mark Robot Overlords
Stedman, R. L. A Necklace Of Souls
Stoker, Daker
and Holt, Ian
Dracula The Undead
Strahan, Jonathan
and Dozois, Gardner
New Space Opera
Stross, Charles The Atrocity Archives
The Fuller Memorandum
Halting State
The Jennifer Morgue
Rule 34
Saturns Children
Stroud, Jonathan The Screaming Staircase
The Whispering Skull
Sullivan, Michael J. Heir Of Novron
Rise Of Empire
Theft Of Swords
Sullivan, Tricia Lightborn
Tait, A. L. Prisoner of the Black Hawk
Taylor, K. J. Dark Griffin
The Shadow's Heir
Taylor, Laini Days Of Blood And Starlight
Thorpe, Leonie How To Sell Toothpaste
Tolkien, J. R. R. Letters From Father Christmas
The Legend Of Sigurd And Gudrun
Tobin, Paul (Editor) White Cloud Worlds
Traviss, Karen Gears Of War: Aspho Fields
Gears Of War: Anvil Gate
Gears Of War: Jacintos Remnant
Tregillis, Ian Bitter Seeds
The Coldest War
Tudge, Colin The Link
Twelve Hawks, John Spark
Van Cruysen, Jules Brewed
Van Name, Mark L. Jump Gate Twist
Victoria, Mary Oracle's Fire
Samiha's Song
Tymon's Flight
Waggoner, Tim Nekropolis
Ward, J. R. Covet
Lover At Last
Lover Avenged
Lover Awakened
Lover Enshrined
Lover Mine
Lover Reborn
Lover Unbound
Lover Unleashed
The Black Dagger Brotherhood
The King
Warren, Kaaron Slights
Walking The Tree
Webb, Catharine The Doomsday Machine
Wehinger, Brandy Blue
Weir, Andy The Martian
Wells, Jaye Green Eyed Demon
The Mage In Black
Red Headed Stepchild
Silver Tongued Devil
Wexler, Django The Forbidden Library
The Mad APprentice
Whates, Ian City Of Dreams
Wheeler, Steve Burnt Ice
Crystal Venom
Onyx Javelin
Wigmore, Summer The Wind City
Williams, Sean Astropolis 1: Saturn Returns
Astropolis 2: Earth Ascendant
Williams, Sean Astropolis 3: The Grand Conjunction
Williams, Tad Shadowheart
The Dirty Streets Of Heaven
Williams, Walter Jon Deep State
The Fourth Wall
This Is Not A Game
Williamson, Michael Z. Tour of Duty
Wilson, Geoffrey Land Of Hope And Glory
Woodworth, Stephen From Black Rooms
In Golden Blood
Through Violet Eyes
With Red Hands
Zink, Michelle Guardian Of The Gate
Prophecy Of The Sisters
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