Jim C. Hines - Author

About the Author

Jim C. Hines' is the author of Libriomancer as well as a number of other fantasy books. His short fiction has appeared in more than 40 magazines and anthologies. Jim lives in Michigan with his wife and two children. He's currently hard at work on Codex Born, the second book in the MAGIC EX LIBRIS series.

Featured books by Jim C. Hines

Libriomancer

Libriomancer

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/03/2014

Isaac Vainio is a Libriomancer, a member of a secret society founded five centuries ago by Johannes Gutenberg. As such, he is gifted with the magical ability to reach into books and draw forth objects. But when Gutenberg vanishes without a trace, Isaac finds himself pitted against everything from vampires to a sinister, nameless foe who is bent on revealing magic to the world at large...and at any cost.

Other books by Jim C. Hines

Terminal Alliance Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse #1

Terminal Alliance Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse #1

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/11/2018

Stepsister Scheme

Stepsister Scheme

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: eBook Release Date: 20/06/2016

The epic, action-packed story of what happened after the fairy tales.Once upon a time, a girl named Danielle (better known as Cinderella) escaped her evil stepmother, married a prince, and according to the stories, lived happily ever after.The stories lie.Danielle Whiteshore has no sooner moved into the palace when her stepsisters show up to kidnap her prince and steal him away to the realm of fairies. To save Prince Armand, Danielle needs more than the enchanted glass sword her mother left her. She needs the Queen's secret protectors: the deadly warrior and assassin Talia (Sleeping Beauty) and the fun-loving, flirtatious witch known as Snow White.Plunged into a world of adventure and intrigue, Danielle must forge the trio into a team if they're to rescue her prince and survive the machinations of a foe far deadlier than her stepsisters.

Mermaid's Madness

Mermaid's Madness

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: eBook Release Date: 20/06/2016

Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Snow White face a deadly threat from under the sea.The first meeting between Princess Danielle Whiteshore, better known as Cinderella, and the merfolk who inhabit the seas of Lorindar, should have been a diplomatic formality. Instead, a deranged mermaid named Lirea launches a sudden and brutal attack that leaves Queen Beatrice on the edge of death.To stop Lirea and save the queen, Danielle, Talia (Sleeping Beauty), and Snow (White) must ally with a mysterious witch from the sea. Only together can they hope to stop the war Lirea has set in motion.But every secret they uncover leads deeper into danger. Lirea's wrath is tangled in older, more sinister plans that could change the fates of humans and merfolk both, plans that will test the strength of Danielle's team to the breaking point and beyond.

Red Hood's Revenge

Red Hood's Revenge

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: eBook Release Date: 20/06/2016

The assassin known as Red Riding Hood has a new target: Sleeping Beauty.Humans and fairies have fought for generations to control the desert land of Arathea, home of Talia Malak-el-Dahshat, better known as Sleeping Beauty. For the first time since escaping the brambles, Talia returns to a home now ruled by her enemies, where Talia is under sentence of death. A sentence the assassin Roudette, the Lady of the Red Hood, is eager to carry out.With Snow White and Danielle (Cinderella) at her side, Talia finds herself at the heart of the conflict between human and fairy, and targeted by an ancient threat that will soon ravage all of Arathea. Talia's allies are few, but there are those who would rally behind their rightful princess. Talia didn't intend to start a civil war, but she may have no choice.Assuming Roudette doesn't kill her, first.

Snow Queen's Shadow

Snow Queen's Shadow

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: eBook Release Date: 20/06/2016

Snow White is their dearest friend...and their deadliest enemy.When Snow White fled her homeland of Allesandria after the death of her mother, she took with her only one thing: her mother's magic mirror. Now, a spell gone wrong has shattered the mirror, freeing the demon enslaved there so many years ago. The demon's magic distorts the heart and vision of each person it touches, and Snow is the first to fall under its power.Snow takes Danielle's son hostage and returns to Allesandria, determined to claim her rightful place as queen, and to take revenge against those who supported her evil mother.As one city after another falls into darkness and evil, Danielle (Cinderella) and Talia (Sleeping Beauty) search desperately for a way to rescue Danielle's son and free Snow from the demon's influence. The cost of failure is war and death.The cost of success might be the same.

Fable Blood of Heroes

Fable Blood of Heroes

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2015

Deep in Albion's darkest age, long before once upon a time ...Heroes are thought to be gone from the land. So why have the bards begun singing of them once more? For Fable newcomers and dedicated fans alike, Blood of Heroes delves into a never-before-glimpsed era, telling the tale of a band of adventurers who come together to defend a kingdom in desperate need.The city of Brightlodge is awash with Heroes from every corner of Albion, all eager for their next quest. When someone tries to burn down the Cock and Bard inn, four Heroes find themselves hastily thrown together, chasing outlaws through sewers, storming a riverboat full of smugglers, and placing their trust in a most unlikely ally. As the beginnings of a deadly plot are revealed, it becomes clear that Heroes have truly arrived-and so have villains.What connects the recent events in Brightlodge to rumors about a malicious ghost and a spate of unsolved deaths in the nearby mining town of Grayrock? Unless Albion's bravest Heroes can find the answer, the dawn of a new age could be extinguished before it even begins.

Der Goblin-Held

Der Goblin-Held

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: eBook Release Date: 12/03/2015

Erleben Sie die Goblins von ihrer quirligsten Seite! Exklusiv in diesem E-Book: "e;Das Blaue Kadaverkorps"e; - eine auf Deutsch bisher unverffentlichte Kurzgeschichte, in der Goblin-Held Jig eine Armee blauen Todes schafft. Auerdem in diesem Sammelband: Vier weitere Abenteuer mit Jig dem Goblin - Hochspannung, bei der auch der Humor nicht zu kurz kommt. Ob es um ein Goblin-Schlaflied, einen Drachenmeister oder gar Hirn-Burger geht, Hines zeigt sein volles Spektrum und beweist, dass er zu Recht zu den besten Fantasy-Autoren der Gegenwart zhlt.

Codex Born

Codex Born

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2014

They're back. And they want revenge... Sent to investigate the brutal slaughter of a wendigo in the north Michigan town of Tamarack, Isaac Vainio and his companions find they have wandered into something far more dangerous than a simple killing. A long established werewolf territory, Tamarack is rife with ancient enemies of Libriomancy who quest for revenge. Isaac has the help of Lena Greenwood, his dryad bodyguard born from the pages of a pulp fantasy novel, but he is not the only one in need of her unique and formidable powers...

Libriomancer

Libriomancer

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/03/2014

Isaac Vainio is a Libriomancer, a member of a secret society founded five centuries ago by Johannes Gutenberg. As such, he is gifted with the magical ability to reach into books and draw forth objects. But when Gutenberg vanishes without a trace, Isaac finds himself pitted against everything from vampires to a sinister, nameless foe who is bent on revealing magic to the world at large...and at any cost.

Goblin Master's Grimoire

Goblin Master's Grimoire

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: eBook Release Date: 08/11/2013

A heroic goblin? Who ever heard of such a thing?Jim Hines did. And in this collection, you'll meet the intelligent, brave, scrawny, smart-mouthed, and reluctantly heroic goblin, Jig. From shortly after Jig's birth to his unusual leadership of a goblin platoon, he i ghts sorceresses, hobgoblins, and his own kind - and discovers what it takes to be a leader and a hero! Here is your introduction to the world of goblins, where deep, dark tunnels are the best homes, with only the occasional tunnel cat or zombie to disturb the gloom. But goblins aren't the only characters in Jim's stories. You'll i nd a princess cursed to endless sleep, surrounded by a wall of thorns. Within that wall live the trapped, tormented princes who tried to rescue her - or did they?Or perhaps you'll venture into a world much like our own, but populated with zombies and fairies working for the police and FBI, or bards and librarians saving the world from all manner of magical creatures. Or another world where wars are fought by living kites and their Kitemasters. And just when you think you've seen it all, you'll i nd an eerily familiar children's show where the puppets and humans are about to have a very bad day - and an even worse night!Welcome to the many worlds of Jim C. Hines! It's a journey that you won't soon forget.

Codex Born

Codex Born

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/11/2013

They're back. And they want revenge... Sent to investigate the brutal slaughter of a wendigo in the north Michigan town of Tamarack, Isaac Vainio and his companions find they have wandered into something far more dangerous than a simple killing. A long established werewolf territory, Tamarack is rife with ancient enemies of Libriomancy who quest for revenge. Isaac has the help of Lena Greenwood, his dryad bodyguard born from the pages of a pulp fantasy novel, but he is not the only one in need of her unique and formidable powers...

Libriomancer

Libriomancer

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Isaac Vainio is a Libriomancer, a member of the secret organization founded five centuries ago by Johannes Gutenberg. Libriomancers are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books and draw forth objects. When Isaac is attacked by vampires that leaked from the pages of books into our world, he barely manages to escape. And to his horror, he discovers that vampires have been attacking other magic-users as well, and Gutenberg has been kidnapped. With the help of a motorcycle-riding dryad who packs a pair of oak cudgels, Isaac finds himself hunting the unknown dark power that has been manipulating humans and vampires alike. And his search will uncover dangerous secrets about Libriomancy, Gutenberg, and the history of magic...

Kitemaster

Kitemaster

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: eBook Release Date: 09/08/2011

A werewolf with a taste for puppets... a modern-day bard whose power flows from the bellows of her accordion... a magical dagger with an extremely unusual power. This collection features six lighter fantasy tales from the award-winning author of the Magic Ex Libris series, The Legend of Jig the Dragonslayer series, and the Princess novels, beginning with The Stepsister Scheme.

Goblin Tales

Goblin Tales

Author: Jim C. Hines Format: eBook Release Date: 11/03/2011

A vengeful ghost trapped in a goblin's ear... a flaming spider who must help stop a goddess from conquering a science fiction convention... a goblin nursery worker who finds herself trapped in the middle of a war. This collection features five humorous short stories that explore the fantasy realm from the perspective of the lowest of the low, the unlikeliest of unheroes: the goblins.

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