The Time of Contempt Book
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

The Time of Contempt


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2013-08-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 363
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316219143

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The Time of Contempt Excerpt :

To protect his ward Ciri, Geralt of Rivia sends her to train with the sorceress Yennefer. But all is not well within the Wizard's Guild in the second novel of the Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski's groundbreaking epic fantasy series that inspired the hit Netflix show and the blockbuster video games. Geralt is a Witcher: guardian of the innocent; protector of those in need; a defender in dark times against some of the most frightening creatures of myth and legend. His task now is to protect Ciri. A child of prophecy, she will have the power to change the world for good or for ill—but only if she lives to use it. Witcher collections The Last Wish Sword of Destiny Witcher novels Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of Swallows Lady of the Lake Season of Storms Hussite Trilogy The Tower of Fools Warriors of God Translated from original Polish by David French

The Time of Contempt Book
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

The Time of Contempt


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2013-08-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 363
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316219143

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The Time of Contempt Excerpt :

To protect his ward Ciri, Geralt of Rivia sends her to train with the sorceress Yennefer. But all is not well within the Wizard's Guild in the second novel of the Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski's groundbreaking epic fantasy series that inspired the hit Netflix show and the blockbuster video games. Geralt is a Witcher: guardian of the innocent; protector of those in need; a defender in dark times against some of the most frightening creatures of myth and legend. His task now is to protect Ciri. A child of prophecy, she will have the power to change the world for good or for ill—but only if she lives to use it. Witcher collections The Last Wish Sword of Destiny Witcher novels Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of Swallows Lady of the Lake Season of Storms Hussite Trilogy The Tower of Fools Warriors of God Translated from original Polish by David French

Time of Contempt Book
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Time of Contempt


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2013-06-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780575088436

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Time of Contempt Excerpt :

The adventures of Geralt the Witcher continue in this second novel in the bestselling Witcher series that inspired the Netflix show and video games. The kings and armies are manoeuvring for position, each fearing invasion from across the river, each fearing their neighbours more. Intrigue, dissent and rebellion fester on all sides. After decades of oppression, the elves and other races are fighting each other and attacking the humans - and with growing numbers preparing for battle, the threat of all-out war looms ever greater. Against this backdrop of fear, Geralt and Yennefer must protect Ciri, the orphaned heir who is sought by all sides. For the child of prophecy has the power to change the world - if she lives to use it. Translated by David French.

Blood of Elves Book
Score: 3.5
From 30 Ratings

Blood of Elves


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2009-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 333
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316073714

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Blood of Elves Excerpt :

Andrzej Sapkowski’s New York Times bestselling Witcher series has inspired the hit Netflix show and multiple blockbuster video games, and has transported millions of fans around the globe to an epic, unforgettable world of magic and adventure. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But that peace has now come to an end. Geralt of Rivia, the hunter known as the Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child. The one who has the power to change the world for good—or for evil. As the threat of war hangs over the land and the child is pursued for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt’s responsibility to protect them all. And the Witcher never accepts defeat. Join Geralt of Rivia; his beloved ward and the child of prophecy, Ciri; and his ally and love, the powerful sorceress Yennefer as they battle monsters, demons, and prejudices alike in Blood of Elves, the first novel of The Witcher Saga. Witcher story collections The Last Wish Sword of Destiny Witcher novels Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of Swallows Lady of the Lake Season of Storms (stand alone) Hussite Trilogy The Tower of Fools Warriors of God Light Perpetual Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok

The Malady and Other Stories Book

The Malady and Other Stories


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2014-12-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 351
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316300377

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The Malady and Other Stories Excerpt :

The New York Times bestselling series that inspired the international hit video game: The Witcher A sample of offerings from international fantasy superstar Andrzej Sapkowski, and the perfect introduction to his work. Best known for his series of stories and novels about Geralt, the Witcher, Sapkowski is one of the most successful fantasy authors in the world. Contains: 2 complete Witcher short stories taken from THE LAST WISH, the first chapter of BLOOD OF ELVES, the first Witcher novel, the first chapter of BAPTISM OF FIRE, the third full-length book in the series, and a non-Witcher short story "The Malady." For more Witcher, check out: Witcher novelsThe Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of SwallowsLady of the Lake Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny

Baptism of Fire Book
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Baptism of Fire


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2014-06-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 379
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316219167

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Baptism of Fire Excerpt :

A deadly coup within the Wizard's Guild leaves the Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, gravely injured, and his ward Ciri missing in the third novel of Andrzej Sapkowski's groundbreaking epic fantasy series that inspired the hit Netflix show and the blockbuster video games. The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup, an uprising that has left Geralt seriously injured. The Witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that prey on men in dark times. But now that dark times have fallen upon the world, Geralt is helpless until he has recovered. While war rages across the lands, the future of magic is under threat and those sorcerers who survive are determined to protect it. It's an impossible situation in which to find one girl—Ciri, the heiress to the throne of Cintra—until a rumor places her in the Niflgaard court, preparing to marry the Emperor. Injured or not, Geralt has a rescue mission on his hands. Witcher collections The Last Wish Sword of Destiny Witcher novels Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of Swallows Lady of the Lake Season of Storms Hussite Trilogy The Tower of Fools Warriors of God Translated from original Polish by David French

Warriors of God Book

Warriors of God


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2021-10-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 603
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316423724

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Warriors of God Excerpt :

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Witcher: Reynevan—scoundrel, magician, possibly a fool—travels into the depths of war as he attempts to navigate the religious fervors of the fifteenth century. When the Hussite leaders entrust Reynevan with a dangerous secret mission, he is forced to come out of hiding in Bohmeia and depart for Silesia. At the same time, he strives to avenge the death of his brother and discover the whereabouts of his beloved. Once again pursued by multiple enemies, he must contend with danger on every front. Full of gripping action replete with twists and mysteries, seasoned with magic and Sapkowski's ever-present wit, fans of the Witcher will appreciate this rich historical epic set during the Hussite Wars. Praise for the The Tower of Fools, book one of the Hussite Trilogy: "This is historical fantasy done right." —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “A fantastic novel that any fan of The Witcher will instantly appreciate.” —The Gamer “A ripping yarn delivered with world-weary wit, bursting at the seams with sex, death, magic and madness.” —Joe Abercrombie “Sapkowski's energetic and satirical prose as well as the unconventional setting makes this a highly enjoyable historical fantasy.” —Booklist Also by Andrzej Sapkowski: The Hussite Trilogy The Tower of Fools Warriors of God Witcher collections The Last Wish Sword of Destiny Witcher novels Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of Swallows Lady of the Lake Season of Storms The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only) Translated by David French

Empire in Black and Gold Book
Score: 3.5
From 15 Ratings

Empire in Black and Gold


  • Author : Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2008-07-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230736450

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Empire in Black and Gold Excerpt :

Empire in Black and Gold is the first instalment in the critically-acclaimed fantasy series Shadows of the Apt by Adrian Tchaikovsky. The days of peace are over . . . The Lowlands’ city states have lived in peace for decades, hailed as bastions of civilization. Yet that peace is about to end. A distant empire has been conquering neighbours with highly trained soldiers and sophisticated combat techniques. And the city states are its desirable new prize. Only the ageing Stenwold Maker – spymaster, artificer and statesman – foresees the threat, as the empires’ armies march ever closer. So it falls upon his shoulders to open the eyes of the cities’ leaders. He sees that war will sweep through their lands, destroying everything in its path. But to warn his people, he must stay alive. Empire in Black and Gold is followed by the second book in the Shadows of the Apt series, Dragonfly Falling.

The Complete Witcher Book

The Complete Witcher


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2020-10-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 3136
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473232488

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The Complete Witcher Excerpt :

Experience the story from start to finish. Get every single book following the exploits of Geralt the Witcher - revered and hated - who holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity. These eight books are a comprehensive collection of the books that inspired a bestselling video game and the major Netflix series. Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers and lifelong training have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary killer: he hunts the vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil; not everything fair is good . . . and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. Read the epic Witcher saga from start to finish with this eBook boxset, which contains all eight books in the ground-breaking series. The Last Wish, Blood of Elves translated by Danusia Stok. Sword of Destiny, Time of Contempt, Baptism of Fire, The Tower of the Swallow, The Lady of the Lake, Season of Storms translated by David French. Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series. The Last Wish is the perfect introduction to this one-of-a-kind fantasy world.

The Saga of the Witcher Book

The Saga of the Witcher


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2020-06-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 1956
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473232464

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The Saga of the Witcher Excerpt :

Herein lies the main saga of Geralt the Witcher - revered and hated - who holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity. These five novels make up the bestselling series that inspired the Witcher video games and a major Netflix show. Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers and lifelong training have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary killer: he hunts the vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil; not everything fair is good . . . and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. Read the epic Witcher saga now with this eBook boxset, which contains all five novels in the ground-breaking series. Blood of Elves translated by Danusia Stok. Time of Contempt, Baptism of Fire, The Tower of the Swallow, The Lady of the Lake translated by David French. Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series. The Last Wish is the perfect introduction to this one-of-a-kind fantasy world.

The Lady of the Lake Book
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

The Lady of the Lake


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2017-03-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 031627383X

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The Lady of the Lake Excerpt :

Soon to be a major Netflix original series! Trapped in a world ruled by the Elves, separated from Geralt and her destiny, Ciri will need all her training as a fighter and sorceress to return to her own time in the fifth book of the NYT bestselling series. After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world... an Elven world. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to exist and there are no obvious borders or portals to cross back into her home world. But this is Ciri, the child of prophecy, and she will not be defeated. She knows she must escape to finally rejoin the Witcher and his companions - and also to try to conquer her worst nightmare. Leo Bonhart, the man who chased, wounded and tortured Ciri, is still on her trail. And the world is still at war. Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series: Witcher novelsBlood of ElvesThe Time of ContemptBaptism of FireThe Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeSeason of Storms Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only) Translated from original Polish by David French

Splintegrate Book

Splintegrate


  • Author : Deborah Teramis Christian
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2019-12-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466837133

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Deborah Teramis Christian returns to science fiction with a rousing stand-alone sequel to fan favorite Mainline. One of the many charms of planet Lyndir is the Between-World, home to the licensed entertainers of the Sa'adani Empire. The most famous is Kes, a professional dominatrix who has become a celebrity attraction at a palatial house of domination called Tryst. One of Kes's most devoted clients is the crime cartel boss Janus, a major cog in the underworld on Lyndir and elsewhere. When a high-powered imperial authority decides she wants Janus out of the way, the seductive domina Kes is the most logical avenue. She'd never betray a client's trust, but the imperial threat to her and her Between-World sisters is so great that she has no choice but to assist. Imprisoned, altered against her will, and turned into a brutal weapon by the highly experimental Splintegrate cloning technology, Kes is at war with herself as everything she holds dear falls apart around her. It will take an enormous triumph of will and help from some unlikely avenues for Kes to survive the government's machinations and pursue the independence she's craved her entire life. Other Books Kar Kalim Mainline Truthsayer’s Apprentice At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Season of Storms Book
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

Season of Storms


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2018-05-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 373
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316441612

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Season of Storms Excerpt :

Before he was the guardian of Ciri, the child of destiny, Geralt of Rivia was a legendary swordsman. Join the Witcher as he undertakes a deadly mission in this stand-alone adventure set in the Andrzej Sapkowki’s groundbreaking epic fantasy world that inspired the hit Netflix show and the blockbuster video games. Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, one of the few capable of hunting the monsters that prey on humanity. He uses magical signs, potions, and the pride of every Witcher—two swords, steel and silver. But a contract has gone wrong, and Geralt finds himself without his signature weapons. Now he needs them back, because sorcerers are scheming, and across the world clouds are gathering. The season of storms is coming. . . Witcher collections The Last Wish Sword of Destiny Witcher novels Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of Swallows Lady of the Lake Season of Storms Hussite Trilogy The Tower of Fools Warriors of God Translated from original Polish by David French

The Collected Stories  The Legend of Drizzt Book

The Collected Stories The Legend of Drizzt


  • Author : R.A. Salvatore
  • Publisher : Wizards of the Coast
  • Release Date : 2011-09-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786961450

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The Collected Stories The Legend of Drizzt Excerpt :

Classic short stories that expand the epic Legend of Drizzt®! For years, the Legend of Drizzt has included short stories published in Forgotten Realms® anthologies and Dragon™ magazine. Collected here for the first time are all the classic stories—and one all new tale—by The New York Times best-selling author R.A. Salvatore! From the startling origin of Drizzt’s panther companion, to the tale of Jarlaxle and Entreri’s first encounter with the dragon sisters, the tales in The Collected Stories enrich this epic series, and many are available here for the first time in years.

Andrzej Sapkowski s The Witcher  A Grain of Truth Book

Andrzej Sapkowski s The Witcher A Grain of Truth


  • Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Release Date : 2022-06-21
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506726953

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Andrzej Sapkowski s The Witcher A Grain of Truth Excerpt :

Geralt’s encounter with a beast reveals the truth behind fairy tales in this graphic novel adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's original short story. Geralt takes a short cut down a beaten path, where he makes a grim discovery of two corpses. Backtracking their trail, he’s led to a derelict mansion secured with elevated walls and a gate—mysterious and ramshackle, yet adorned with a rare elegance Geralt could not ignore. He is met with the mansion’s owner—not quite human, but a beast with the faculties of a man. With Geralt unfazed by his monstrous appearance and displays of aggression, the beast invites him inside. A kind but wary host, he shares stories of his family, his life . . . and his curse. If the weight of his misdeeds could condemn him to the body of a beast—a retribution spoken of only in fairy tales, could there be another grain of truth in these tales of fantasy—one that could help him elude his fate and lead him to salvation? This graphic novel is the first in a series of adaptations from Sapkowski's acclaimed short story collection The Last Wish! Script adaptation by Jacek Rembiś (Frostpunk) with art by Jonas Scharf (Bone Parish, War for the Planet of the Apes).