#1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Schwab invites readers to New Orleans in this installment of her thrillingly spooky City of Ghosts series!
Where there are ghosts, Cassidy Blake follows... Unless it's the other way around? Cass thinks she might have this ghost-hunting thing down. After all, she and her ghost best friend, Jacob, have survived two haunted cities while traveling for her parents' TV show. But nothing can prepare Cass for New Orleans, which wears all of its hauntings on its sleeve. In a city of ghost tours and tombs, raucous music and all kinds of magic, Cass could get lost in all the colorful, grisly local legends. And the city's biggest surprise is a foe Cass never expected to face: a servant of Death itself. Cass takes on her most dangerous challenge yet in the latest book in this New York Times bestselling series.
Was ist besser, als die Frau des mächtigsten Mannes der Stadt zu sein? Die mächtigste Frau der Stadt zu sein - ohne Mann. Nachdem Marcella von ihrem eigenen Ehemann, dem Unterweltboss Marcus Riggins, umgebracht wird, erwacht sie mit einer zerstörerischen Superkraft wieder zum Leben. Und schwört Rache. Mit der Hilfe anderer ExtraOrdinärer setzt sich Marcella an die Spitze des Verbrecherimperiums und merzt ihre Feinde gnadenlos aus. Alles läuft wie am Schnürchen - bis sie einen schweren Fehler begeht: Sie spielt die Todfeinde Victor Vale und Eli Ever gegeneinander aus. Und ahnt nicht, welche Dämonen sie damit entfesselt ...
Victor Vale und Eli Ever wollen sterben. Allerdings nicht, um tot zu bleiben, sondern um mit außergewöhnlichen Fähigkeiten wieder zu erwachen. Als junge, brillante Medizinstudenten wissen sie genau, was sie tun. Sie planen das Experiment minutiös - und haben Erfolg: Beide kommen verwandelt wieder ins Leben zurück. Eli entwickelt eine erstaunliche Regenerationskraft und wird praktisch unsterblich, Victor kann anderen Schmerz zufügen oder nehmen. Was sie nicht unter Kontrolle haben, ist die Tragödie, die durch ihr Experiment ausgelöst wird. Denn Superkräfte allein machen keine Helden ...
It's been 297 days since David died--and came back. He may have survived the avalanche, but the aftermath has been far worse. His wife moved out, taking his son with her, and a devastated David hasn't left his house since, terrified of the mysterious new power that followed him home from the ill-fated expedition. After months in seclusion, David's ready for a fresh start, and ventures out, determined to keep his power in check. But David's power isn't the one he needs to worry about.
'The Near Witch' is only an old story told to frighten children.
If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company.
There are no strangers in the town of Near.
These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life.
But when an actual stranger, a boy who seems to fade like smoke, appears outside her home on the moor at night, she knows that at least one of these sayings is no longer true.
The next night, the children of Near start disappearing from their beds, and the mysterious boy falls under suspicion.
As the hunt for the children intensifies, so does Lexi's need to know about the witch that just might be more than a bedtime story, about the wind that seems to speak through the walls at night, and about the history of this nameless boy.
Part fairy tale, part love story, Victoria Schwab's debut novel is entirely original yet achingly familiar: a song you heard long ago, a whisper carried by the wind, and a dream you won't soon forget.
This new edition of The Near Witch also included the in-universe short story 'The Ash-Born Boy' and a never-before-seen introduction from V. E. Schwab.
A super-powered collision of extraordinary minds and vengeful intentions-#1 New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab returns with the thrilling follow-up to Vicious.
Magneto and Professor X. Superman and Lex Luthor. Victor Vale and Eli Ever. Sydney and Serena Clarke. Great partnerships, now soured on the vine.
But Marcella Riggins needs no one. Flush from her brush with death, she's finally gained the control she's always sought-and will use her new-found power to bring the city of Merit to its knees. She'll do whatever it takes, collecting her own sidekicks, and leveraging the two most infamous EOs, Victor Vale and Eli Ever, against each other once more.
With Marcella's rise, new enmities create opportunity--and the stage of Merit City will once again be set for a final, terrible reckoning.
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Magie, Intrigen, Täuschung, Abenteuer - und Piraten. 'Die Beschwörung des Lichts' von V.E. Schwab ist das große Finale der Weltenwanderer-Trilogie um die vier unterschiedlichen Versionen von London.
'Wie tötet man einen Gott?' Diese Frage stellen sich Lila und Kell, als die Dunkelheit ihre Heimat, das Rote London, erfasst. Osaron, die finsterste Ausgeburt des Schwarzen London, hat in kurzer Zeit die Macht in der Stadt an sich gerissen. Und er möchte vor allem eins: verehrt werden. Selbst die stärksten Magier des Reiches kommen nicht gegen ihn an, also schmieden Kell und Lila einen verzweifelten Plan. Zusammen mit dem von seiner Familie verstoßenen Piraten Emery Alucard und dem zwielichtigen Antari Holland machen sie sich auf die Suche nach einem magischen Artefakt, das selbst Osaron in die Schranken weisen kann.
Londons fall and kingdoms rise while darkness sweeps the Maresh Empire, and the fraught balance of magic blossoms into dangerous territory while heroes struggle. The direct sequel to A Gathering of Shadows, and the final book in the Shades of Magic epic fantasy series, A Conjuring of Light sees the newly minted New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab reach a thrilling conclusion concerning the fate of beloved protagonists--and old foes.
Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift, and into Black London.
In many ways, things have almost returned to normal, though Rhy is more sober, and Kell is now plagued by his guilt. Restless, and having given up smuggling, Kell is visited by dreams of ominous magical events, waking only to think of Lila, who disappeared from the docks like she always meant to do. As Red London finalizes preparations for the Element Games-an extravagent international competition of magic, meant to entertain and keep healthy the ties between neighboring countries-a certain pirate ship draws closer, carrying old friends back into port.
But while Red London is caught up in the pageantry and thrills of the Games, another London is coming back to life, and those who were thought to be forever gone have returned. After all, a shadow that was gone in the night reappears in the morning, and so it seems Black London has risen again-and so to keep magic's balance, another London must fall.
Kell is one of the last Travelers—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes—as such, he can choose where he lands. There's Grey London, dirty and boring, without any magic, ruled by a mad King George. Then there's Red London, where life and magic are revered, and the Maresh Dynasty presides over a flourishing empire. There's White London, ruled by whoever has murdered their way to the throne. And once upon a time, there was Black London . . . but no one speaks of that now.
Officially, Kell is the Red Traveler, personal ambassador and adopted Prince of Red London, carrying the monthly correspondences between the royals of each London. Unofficially, Kell is a smuggler, servicing people willing to pay for even the smallest glimpses of a world they'll never see—a dangerous hobby, and one that has set him up for accidental treason. Fleeing into Grey London, Kell runs afoul of Delilah Bard, a cutpurse with lofty aspirations. She first robs him, then saves him from a dangerous enemy, and then forces him to spirit her to another world for a proper adventure.