The brutal war for Cadia is decided, as Lord Castellan Ursarkar Creed and the armies of the Imperium fight to halt the Thirteenth Black Crusade and prevent a calamity on a galactic scale. Under almost constant besiegement by the daemonic hosts pouring from the Eye of Terror, Cadia stands as a bulwark against tyranny and death. Its fortresses and armies have held back the hordes of Chaos for centuries, but that grim defiance is about to reach its end. As Abaddon’s Thirteenth Black Crusade batters Cadia’s defences and the armies of the Imperium flock to reinforce this crucial world, a terrible ritual long in the making comes to fruition, and the delicate balance of this brutal war shifts… From the darkness, a hero rises to lead the beleaguered defenders, Lord Castellan Ursarkar Creed, but even with the armoured might of the Astra Militarum and the strength of the Adeptus Astartes at his side, it may not be enough to avert disaster and prevent the fall of Cadia. While Creed lives, there is hope. While there is breath in the body of a single defender, Cadia Stands… but for how much longer?
Sent to the capital world of Potence, Sergeant Minka Lesk and the Cadian 101st discover that though Cadia may have fallen, their duty continues. For ten thousand years, Cadia stood as a bastion against the daemonic tide spewing forth from the Eye of Terror. But now the Fortress World lies in ruins, its armies decimated in the wake of Abaddon the Despoiler and his Thirteenth Black Crusade. Those who survived, though haunted by the loss of their beloved homeworld, remain bloodied and unbarred, fighting ruthlessly in the Emperor’s name. Amongst them is the indomitable Sergeant Minka Lesk. Sent to the capital world of Potence, Lesk and the Cadian 101st company soon discover that a rot runs through the very heart of the seemingly peaceful world. Lesk knows she must excise this taint of Chaos, for it is not only her life and those of her company at stake, but also the honour of Cadia itself.
Get all six of these fire-breathers in one complete boxed series. Six dragons coming to grips with their powers, their future, and most importantly, their mates. The prestigious Top Scale Academy is where all dragons go to learn the ways of their kind. Once there though, student and teacher alike are just as likely to fall in love. The lure of their fated mates is strong, and these dragons had better be ready to defend them, because their enemies are growing more powerful, and they won't hesitate to strike where the scales are weakest: Their hearts. Contained in this collection are the following full-length novels: Frost Dragon Fire Dragon Electro Dragon Gale Dragon Fume Dragon Aurum Dragon Warning: Contains fearsome dragons with amazing powers, human mates stronger than the hardest scale, sizzling love scenes, and a whole lot of good old fashioned fun!
In the polluted, sprawling hive cities of Necromunda, life is short. From the decadent heights of the Spire to the murderous deeps of the Underhive, those on the climb must be bold and brutal, or face a violent end When the barbarous Fettnir, Goliath overlord of the Chemfall Butchers, turns his attention to Escher territory, the result is nothing short of a massacre. Brielle of the Wild Hydras, escapes the slaughter and is cast into the deepest levels of the Underhive. Determined to avenge her family, Brielle vows that she will end those responsible, but to reach Fettnir and the bounty hunter who murdered her mother, she must first survive… and the darkness is full of horrors.
The story of the migration of the Cornish people throughout the world is an epic. Payton is one of the world's leading scholars of the movement of Cornish people over time, both within the UK and to the major mining and agricultural districts of the world. This book follows new research over the last six years.
Many are the horrors of the 41st Millennium, from alien tyrants to dark lords in the grip of Chaos. But arrayed against them are champions of humanity, who fight to defend all that is good in the galaxy. Wracked by the ravages of war, the galaxy has known no peace for untold millennia. To exist is to fight. To thrive is to conquer. Once-proud worlds lie in ruins at the hands of traitorous warlords and vile alien despots. Cowed by the unstoppable march of the Ruinous Powers, humanity stands on the precipice of oblivion. All hope is banished. Yet, there are many who take up arms against these horrors. Noble heroes of the Imperium sally forth to do battle while enigmatic Inquisitors explore the shadowy secrets of this benighted era. In the terror of the 41st Millennium, righteous lords and iron-willed tyrants clash to decide who is worthy of inheriting the galaxy.
Presumptive heir to his family name, Zander Pierce will have it all. Money, power, and more at his fingertips. But on her deathbed, his mother says he must mate before she passes, or else his cousin will get everything. In a race for time, the dragon shifter decides it would be easier to just pretend. All he needs now is the right woman. Clothing consultant Riss Levion is a human living in a shifter world. But even after living amongst them all her life, she immediately realizes there's something different about the dragon shifter who just walked into the shop where she works. As he seamlessly inserts himself into her life, Riss begins to let her guard down. After all, who could resist the gorgeous sandy-haired shifter? But as his secrets begin to emerge and she becomes more familiar with his position as a dragon Guardian of Cadia, Riss wonders if perhaps she's made a horrible mistake. Can Zander prove to Riss that his feelings for her weren't faked, or will a meddling third party doom the mates to a life alone?
A collection of short horror stories from across the Worlds of Warhammer. An Imperial Priest extracts a monstrous confession; a widower embarks on a doomed pilgrimage; a witch hunter returns to the place of his nightmares… Invocations is Black Library’s second Warhammer Horror anthology, featuring more short stories set in the chilling hellscape of the 41st millennium and the arcane gloom of the Mortal Realms. From the whispering corridors of abandoned hospitals to the shrieking dungeons of ghostly castles, this collection of sinister stories further explores the unspeakable evil at large in the Warhammer worlds. Contains the following stories; Lora Gray He Feasts Foever Ray Cluley Flesh and Blood Richard Strachan The Growing Seasons David Annandale The Hunt Steven Sheil The Healer Nick Kyme Stitches Pete McLean Blood Sacrifice Jake Ozga Supplication David Annandale The Summons of Shadows Clint Werner A Sending from the Grave David Annandale From the Halls, the Silence Justin Hill The Confession of Convict Kline
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Daxxton Ryker, Wing Commander of Top Scale Academy, had finally found somewhere he could make a difference. By training future generations of dragons to help protect his homeland of Cadia, he hoped to make up for the mistakes of his past. But when he arrives at the borders of his homeland to respond to a distress call, the last thing he expected was her. After centuries of believing he had lost his only chance at love, it turns out he might have been wrong. Very wrong. As head of security for the Princess of Tanith, Miranda Pyke has been exposed to many powerful figures over the years. But none of them have stolen her breath like the tall, golden-skinned shifter from Cadia. Despite her intense focus on her job, the handsome dragon with the quick wit never strays far from her mind. She knew it would only take one slip on her part for things to get out of control… Can the pair fight off the relentless mercenary's intent on kidnapping the princess, while still managing to discover just how deep their feelings for each other run? And when the time comes for the truth to be laid bare, how will Daxxton cope with the secret she's been hiding the entire time?