4 New release fantasy available this last week of July 2019

 

The Ascent to Godhood (The Tensorate Sewries #4) by JY Yang

For fifty years the Protector ruled.  Reshaping her country in her image, driving her enemies to the corner of the world.  For half a century she built her armies, trained her Tensors and grasped the reins of fate itself.  Now the Protector is dead.  While her followers quiver and her enemies rejoice in one tavern her greatest enemy drowns her sorrows.  Lady Han raised the movement that sought the Protectors head and yet now she can only mourn her loss and remember when it all began.  When the Protector was young, not yet crowned and a desperate dancing girl dared to fall in love.

 

The Edge (Relics) by Tim Lebbon

A highly illegal trade in mythical creatures and artifacts exists, certain individuals pay fortunes for a sliver of a satyr’s hoof, a gryphon’s claw, a basilisk’s scale or an angel’s wing.  In the hidden world of Relics are creatures known as the Kin, one Angela Gough is now on the run in the United States.  Forty years ago in the town of Longford, a deadly disease outbreak wiped the entire population.  The infection contained, the town isolated and the valley around it flooded.  The infection however was intentional and not every resident died.  Now the own is revealed again, the Kin as interested in it’s ruins.  The infection has risen from beneath the water and this forgotten town becomes to focus between the looming battle between humankind and the Kin.

 

 

The Ember Blade (The Darkwater Legacy #1) by Chris Wooding

Aren lives life by the rules, he never questioned them, its just the way things are.  Then his father is executed for treason and he along with his best friend Cade are thrown into a prison mine, doomed to work until they die.  What lies beyond the prison walls is more terrifying still, rescued by a man who hates him yet oath-bound to protect him and pursued by inhuman forced, Aren slowly accepts everything he has been told is a lie.  The rules are not to protect people, they are to enslave them.  A revolution is brewing and Aren is been dawn into it whether he likes it or not.  The key is the Ember blade, the sword of kings, the Excalibur of his people.  Only with the Ember blade can his people be inspired to rise up.  All they have to do is steal it.

 

 

Rotherweird (Rotherweird Series #1) by Andrew Caldecott

The year is 1558.  Twelve children who are gifted beyond their years are banished by the Tudor Queen to the town of Rotherweird.  Some claim they are the Golden Generation, some the devil’s spawn but everyone knows they are to be revered, and feared.  Four and a half centuries later, cast adrift from the rest of England and still bound by ancient laws Rotherweird’s independence is subject to one condition; no one studies its town or history.  Then an outsider appears, a man with enough wealth and power to buy the whole of Rotherwierd, secrets and all.