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Barbara Hambly - Author

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Books by Barbara Hambly

House of the Patriarch

House of the Patriarch

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/07/2021

Scandal in Babylon

Scandal in Babylon

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/06/2021

House of the Patriarch

House of the Patriarch

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/05/2021

House of the Patriarch

House of the Patriarch

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Lady of Perdition

Lady of Perdition

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/09/2020

Lady of Perdition

Lady of Perdition

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/08/2020

The Armies of Daylight

The Armies of Daylight

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

A whirlwind fantasy classic set in the richest world imaginable, with unforgettable characters and the highest stakes - The Armies of Daylight is the third and final book in Barbara Hambly's epic Darwath Trilogy. Since the Dark Ones returned, the world has been laid to waste. The wizards have been slaughtered, cities destroyed, and people have scattered in terror. Few have witnessed more of the destruction than Rudy and Gil - two ordinary Californians who found their way across the Void, and took up arms in defence of a strange and magical world. She learned the ways of war, while he found within himself the powers of a great wizard. Both of them will need all their strength to survive this final challenge. Ingold, the master wizard, has devised a spell to hide the user from the deathly stare of the Dark, and he intends to use it to strike at their very heart. Finally, Rudy, Gil, and the rest of mankind's survivors will take the offensive, bringing an end to this terrible war, for better or for worse.

The Time of the Dark

The Time of the Dark

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

A whirlwind fantasy classic set in the richest world imaginable, with unforgettable characters and the highest stakes - The Time of the Dark is the first book in Barbara Hambly's epic Darwath Trilogy. Gil Patterson is a woman familiar with dark stories. As a student of medieval history, she knows the Crusades, the Black Death, and the horrors of life in the Middle Ages. But it is another kind of darkness has begun to stalk her dreams: when she falls asleep she sees forces of evil assaulting a beleaguered kingdom, whose kind people are on the brink of annihilation, and awakes each morning in a cold sweat. Gil dismisses the dreams until a wizard appears in her apartment. He has crossed into her dimension, passing through the fraying fabric of the universe, to ask her help. For mankind to survive he must protect an infant prince, whom he plans to hide in Gil's world. The student of history is about to get much closer to evil than she ever imagined.

The Walls of Air

The Walls of Air

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

A whirlwind fantasy classic set in the richest world imaginable, with unforgettable characters and the highest stakes - The Walls of Air is the second book in Barbara Hambly's epic Darwath Trilogy. Once upon a time, Gil and Rudy lived simple lives. Until they met Ingold, Gil was an ordinary PhD candidate and Rudy was a drifter, whiling away his life riding motorcycles under the California sun. But wizards have a way of complicating things. Ingold brought them across the Void, where an evil known as the Dark threatened to devour civilization whole. Civilization's hopes rested on an infant prince, and to protect him Gil and Rudy had to draw on newfound powers - she as a warrior, he as a wizard. With Ingold's help they escaped the Dark, and led a hardy band of survivors to a far-away keep, where humanity could be safe for a time. But now that time is past, they have been found, and there is nowhere to hide from the Dark.

Sisters Of The Night

Sisters Of The Night

Author: Barbara Hambly, Martin Greenberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2020

Knight of the Demon Queen

Knight of the Demon Queen

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

Knight of the Demon Queen is the third book in Barbara Hambly's fantasy tour de force, The Winterlands - an epic, classic quartet full of high stakes, magic and dragons. Once the most powerful mage in the land, defeater of dragons, Jenny Waynest is now a broken woman. She was possessed and corrupted by a demon, losing all she held dear - including her love's trust. Rebuilding her life seems impossible. Her husband, Lord John, now bears his own torment, far away: he tricked the beautiful and cruel Aohila a rival hell's demon queen, in order to free his wife from possession and now he is plagued by her memories. Condemned to death for making deals with demons, John cannot forgive himself for opening the door to a far greater evil - an evil that now haunts his dreams. And not only his dreams... For the vengeful Aohila needs mortal aid in realms beyond her power, and who better to provide it than John? Blackmailed into cooperating, John must fight his way through unimaginable horrors in a quest that may doom the world he has left behind...

Dragonsbane

Dragonsbane

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

A rich and breath-taking fantasy classic full of whirlwind adventure, magic and dragons - Dragonsbane is the first book in Barbara Hambly's landmark epic quartet, The Winterlands. When the Black Dragon seizes the capital of Bel, the young noble, Gareth, must journey into the decaying Northlands to find John Aversin, Dragonsbane - the only living man ever to slay a dragon. Upon arrival, Gareth also meets Jenny Waynest the half-taught sorceress and mother of Aversin's sons. A bargain is struck: witch and dragonkiller agree to rid the city of its monster in return for the king's aid in their wintry home which is beset by bandits. But when they reach court, nothing is as they expected. For Gareth is no mere noble, and the king is in the thrall of a deeply evil power that seeks total control over the land. The kingdom crumbles. Perhaps the dragon that Jenny and John have been brought to slay is the least of their enemies...

Dragonstar

Dragonstar

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

The thundering conclusion to Barbara Hambly's landmark quartet, The Winterlands, Dragonstar is a riot of magic, demons and dragons that will stay with you long after you turn the final page. Condemned to die for consorting with demons, dragonslayer Lord John Aversin sits in a dank prison cell and calculates the odds of escape, all the while smelling the smoke of the executioners' pyres. Far away in Winterlands, Jenny Waynest pays a heavy price for turning away from dragonkind and choosing to be human. She mourns the loss of her husband, Lord John even as she turns to face the dangers that engulf her family. But it is the season of the Dragon Star, and hope shines brightest in the dark. As a pitched battle between demons and humanity rages, Jenny and John will be given one last chance to understand all that has happened to them and why, who their true enemies and allies are, and most of all, who they were always meant to be.

Dragonshadow

Dragonshadow

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2019

Dragonshadow is book two in the breath-taking The Winterlands - an epic, classic fantasy quartet full of whirlwind adventure, magic and dragons. Lord John Aversin and the mageborn Jenny Waynest continue to battle and study dragons. Many years have passed since their battle at Bel and while they remain strong, their love for one another has begun to wane with the passing seasons. But time moves against them in more ways than one. For a danger unlike any they have ever known in their long years of violence begins to stir. Demonspawn from a dark dimension have learned to drink the magic and the souls of mages and dragons alike, turning their victims into empty vessels. The demons are rising and have stolen the couple's young son. In desperation, John seeks the help of the eldest and strongest dragon: Morkeleb the Black. But it may not be enough. In the coming struggle, all will question what they believe in, and some may have to sacrifice what they value most in order to survive...

Prisoner of Midnight

Prisoner of Midnight

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2019

Lady of Perdition

Lady of Perdition

Author: Barbara Hambly Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2019