Subscribe and enjoy more than 800,000 books
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Spinner ae25b23ec1304e55286f349b58b08b50e88aad5748913a7eb729246ffefa31c9
Grail - Book Five of the Pendragon Cycle - cover

Grail - Book Five of the Pendragon Cycle

Stephen R. Lawhead

Publisher: Harper Voyager

  • 0
  • 2
  • 0

Summary

A great king faces the ultimate challenge: a dangerous quest through realms of magic and the undead toward a confrontation with his destiny 
Drought, plague, and war have left the Isle of the Mighty battered and its heart, the beloved Arthur, grievously injured—until a secret relic is brought before the dying King; a Holy Grail that heals his wounds and restores his vigor. 
But soon evil enters the royal court in the guise of a beautiful maiden; a soulless, malevolent force capable of seducing the King’s loyal champion, confounding the sage whom some call Merlin, and carrying the sacred Grail—and Arthur’s adored Queen—off into the dark unknown. 
GRAIL 
“Suspenseful . . . soulful, philosophical . . . engagingly drawn . . . Arthurian Britain is invoked with robust verisimilitude.” –Publishers Weekly

Other books that might interest you

  • Stardust - cover

    Stardust

    Neil Gaiman

    • 1
    • 4
    • 0
    Young Tristran Thorn will do anything to win the cold heart of beautiful Victoria—even fetch her the star they watch fall from the night sky. But to do so, he must enter the unexplored lands on the other side of the ancient wall that gives their tiny village its name. Beyond that old stone wall, Tristran learns, lies Faerie—where nothing, not even a fallen star, is what he imagined. 
    From #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman comes a remarkable quest into the dark and miraculous—in pursuit of love and the utterly impossible.
    Show book
  • Rise of the Valiant (Kings and Sorcerers--Book 2) - cover

    Rise of the Valiant (Kings and...

    Morgan Rice

    • 5
    • 84
    • 1
    “An action packed fantasy sure to please fans of Morgan Rice’s previous novels, along with fans of works such as The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini…. Fans of Young Adult Fiction will devour this latest work by Rice and beg for more.”
    --The Wanderer, A Literary Journal (regarding Rise of the Dragons)
    
    The #1 Bestselling series! 
    
    RISE OF THE VALIANT is book #2 in Morgan Rice’s bestselling epic fantasy series KINGS AND SORCERERS (which begins with RISE OF THE DRAGONS, a free download)! 
    
    In the wake of the dragon’s attack, Kyra is sent on an urgent quest: to cross Escalon and seek out her uncle in the mysterious Tower of Ur. The time has come for her to learn about who she is, who her mother is, and to train and develop her special powers. It will be a quest fraught with peril for a girl alone, Escalon filled with dangers from savage beasts and men alike—one that will require all of her strength to survive.
    
    Her father, Duncan, must lead his men south, to the great water city of Esephus, to attempt to free his fellow countrymen from the iron grip of Pandesia. If he succeeds, he will have to journey to the treacherous Lake of Ire and then onto the icy peaks of Kos, where there live the toughest warriors of Escalon, men he will need to recruit if he has any chance of taking the capital.
    
    Alec escapes with Marco from The Flames to find himself on the run through the Wood of Thorns, chased by exotic beasts. It is a harrowing journey through the night as he quests for his hometown, hoping to be reunited with his family. When he arrives, he is shocked by what he discovers.
    
    Merk, despite his better judgment, turns back to help the girl, and finds himself, for the first time in his life, entangled in a stranger’s affairs. He will not forego his pilgrimage to the Tower of Ur, though, and he finds himself anguished as he realizes the tower is not what he expects.
    
    Vesuvius spurs his giant as he leads the Trolls on their mission underground, attempting to bypass The Flames, while the dragon, Theos, has his own special mission on Escalon.
    
    With its strong atmosphere and complex characters, RISE OF THE VALIANT is a sweeping saga of knights and warriors, of kings and lords, of honor and valor, of magic, destiny, monsters and dragons. It is a story of love and broken hearts, of deception, ambition and betrayal. It is fantasy at its finest, inviting us into a world that will live with us forever, one that will appeal to all ages and genders. 
    
    Book #3 in KINGS AND SORCERERS will be published soon. 
    
     “If you thought that there was no reason left for living after the end of the Sorcerer’s Ring series, you were wrong. Morgan Rice has come up with what promises to be another brilliant series, immersing us in a fantasy of trolls and dragons, of valor, honor, courage, magic and faith in your destiny. Morgan has managed again to produce a strong set of characters that make us cheer for them on every page.…Recommended for the permanent library of all readers that love a well-written fantasy.”
    --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (regarding Rise of the Dragons)
    
    “[The novel] succeeds—right from the start…. A superior fantasy…It begins, as it should, with one protagonist's struggles and moves neatly into a wider circle of knights, dragons, magic and monsters, and destiny.…All the trappings of high fantasy are here, from soldiers and battles to confrontations with self….A recommended winner for any who enjoy epic fantasy writing fueled by powerful, believable young adult protagonists.”
    --Midwest Book Review, D. Donovan, eBook Reviewer (regarding Rise of the Dragons)
    
    “A plot-driven novel that’s easy to read in a weekend…A good start to a promising series.”
    --San Francisco Book Review (regarding Rise of the Dragons)
    Show book
  • The Slip: An I Bring the Fire Short Story - I Bring the Fire - cover

    The Slip: An I Bring the Fire...

    C. Gockel

    • 2
    • 4
    • 0
    It's only been a few days since Veterinarian Amy Lewis escaped Asgard with the FBI's professional hacker, Bohdi Patel. The escape involved "borrowing" Odin's magical, world-walking, eight-legged, horse, Sleipnir. Now Odin wants Sleipnir back. FBI Director Steve Rogers doesn't want Odin getting anything he wants. Amy and Bohdi want to set Sleipnir free. The horse has his own ideas. A story (mostly) from Sleipnir's point of smell.THE I BRING THE FIRE SERIES: I Bring the Fire Part I: Wolves Monsters: I Bring the Fire Part II  Chaos: I Bring the Fire Part III In the Balance: An I Bring the Fire Novella Fates: I Bring the Fire Part IV The Slip: A Short Story Warriors: I Bring the Fire Part V Ragnarok: I Bring the Fire Part VI The Fire Bringers: An I Bring the Fire Short Story
    Show book
  • In the Balance an I Bring the Fire Novella (A Loki Story) - I Bring the Fire - cover

    In the Balance an I Bring the...

    C. Gockel

    • 0
    • 4
    • 0
    Chaos can never really be destroyed ...  Loki, God of Chaos, gave Amy Lewis all his memories, and one request before he saved the universe. “Remember for me.”  Amy knows Loki will find her, one way or another ... eventually. But as the weeks have ticked by she’s lost hope. Called into the FBI headquarters to identify a magical artifact, she gets the opportunity to find Loki for herself. In doing so, she tips the scales of not one, but two universes, and has to choose for herself what form she wants Chaos to take.  The fate of the Nine Realms is in the balance, and this time it is in Amy’s hands.  An I Bring the Fire novella that takes place after Chaos.  THE I BRING THE FIRE SERIES: I Bring the Fire Part I: Wolves (Free ebook) Monsters: I Bring the Fire Part II Chaos: I Bring the Fire Part III In the Balance: An I Bring the Fire Novella Fates: I Bring the Fire Part IV The Slip: A Short Story Warriors: I Bring the Fire Part V                        
    Show book
  • Nightmares - cover

    Nightmares

    Russ Crossley, Rita Schulz, R.G....

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    15 Tales of Terror
     
    Nightmares come in many forms and from many places. Blood thirsty vampires. Flesh ripping werewolves. Brain eating zombies.Spirits of the dead who walk among us.Monsters of unspeakable horror appearing from the darkness.They attack us from the past. They attack us from alternate realities, They appear from the depths of unspeakable darkness thirsting on our fear.
     
    These tales of terror are guaranteed to keep you awake at night with the lights on. So sit back keep the lights burning brightly and hope there isn’t a power outage.
    Show book
  • Suns Eclipsed - The Indigo Reports #2 - cover

    Suns Eclipsed - The Indigo...

    Tracy Cooper-Posey

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    It’s not an impossible mission.  It’s an insane one. 
     
    Ten people.  Eriumans, Karassians, Free-Staters.  None of them armed with anything more lethal than a single repaired and unreliable one-handed ghostmaker and a handful of bladed weapons, all of them with mental instabilities from years of brain wipes and memory manipulations.   Worse, Bellona Cardenas is uncertain of their loyalties.  Ten fragile people to infiltrate the most secure facility in the Republic. 
     
    So begins Suns Eclipsed, the second book in the Indigo Reports space opera science fiction series by award-winning SF author Tracy Cooper-Posey. 
     
    The Indigo Reports series: 
    0.5 Flying Blind 
    1.0 New Star Rising 
    1.1 But Now I See 
    2.0 Suns Eclipsed 
    3.0 Worlds Beyond 
    __ 
     
    Praise for the Indigo Reports series: 
     
    Tracy makes the world come alive and by the time you get to the end of the story you’re sitting on the edge 
     
    An exciting glimpse of what's to come by this author in the SciFi genre. 
     
    True SciFi is a magnificent world to enter and this is just the beginning of what I know will be a great series. 
     
    Hits all the things that I love about Sci-fi. 
     
    So much story!! So much promise!! This will keep my inner nerd happy. 
     
    Keeping close tabs on this new Sci-fi series. 
     
    I am a big fan of Tracy Cooper-Posey’s because I thoroughly enjoy the intrigue she generates with her fictional-but-believable worlds and unpredictable plots 
     
    This little window into the world of SciFi did not disappoint me, in fact, I think I'm addicted!! 
    __ 
     
    Tracy Cooper-Posey is an Amazon #1 Best Selling Author.  She writes science fiction and romance.  She has published over 85 books since 1999, been nominated for five CAPAs including Favorite Author, and won the Emma Darcy Award. 
     
    She turned to indie publishing in 2011. Her indie titles have been nominated four times for Book Of The Year and Byzantine Heartbreak was a 2012 winner.  Faring Soul won a SFR Galaxy Award in 2016 for “Most Intriguing Philosophical/Social Science Questions in Galaxybuilding”  She has been a national magazine editor and for a decade she taught writing at MacEwan University. 
     
    She is addicted to Irish Breakfast tea and chocolate, sometimes taken together. In her spare time she enjoys history, Sherlock Holmes, reading science fiction and ignoring her treadmill. An Australian Canadian, she lives in Edmonton, Canada with her husband, a former professional wrestler, where she moved in 1996 after meeting him on-line.
    Show book