Mistress of the Empire

The world on the other side of the rift: Kelewan, a land seething with political intrigue and deadly conspiracies.

Author: Raymond E. Feist

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 0525480161

Category: Fiction

Page: 688

View: 427

The world on the other side of the rift: Kelewan, a land seething with political intrigue and deadly conspiracies. Following the opulent panoply of Daughter Of The Empire and the dazzling pageantry of Servant Of The Empire comes the resounding conclusion to the Empire trilogy. Besieged by spies and rival houses, stalked by a secret and merciless brotherhood of assassins, the brilliant Lady Mara of the Acoma faces the most deadly challenge she has ever known. The fearsome Black Robes see Mara as the ultimate threat to their ancient power. In search of allies who will join her against them, Mara must travel beyond civilization's borders and even into the hives of the alien cho-ja. As those near and dear to her fall victim to many enemies, Mara cries out for vengeance. Drawing on all of her courage and guile she prepares to fight her greatest battle of all--for her life, her home, and the Empire itself.

Mistress of the Empire

Lady Mara of the Acoma, a powerful member of the Tsurani court, faces a brotherhood of assassins, spies from rival ruling houses, and the Assembly of Magicians, who perceive her as a threat to their ancient power

Author: Raymond E. Feist

Publisher: Doubleday Books

ISBN: 9780385247191

Category: Fiction

Page: 613

View: 218

Lady Mara of the Acoma, a powerful member of the Tsurani court, faces a brotherhood of assassins, spies from rival ruling houses, and the Assembly of Magicians, who perceive her as a threat to their ancient power

The Complete Empire Trilogy Daughter of the Empire Mistress of the Empire Servant of the Empire

The critically acclaimed and bestselling Empire Trilogy by Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts, is now available in this ebook bundle. The bundle includes Daughter of the Empire (1), Servant of the Empire (2), and Mistress of the Empire (3).

Author: Raymond E. Feist

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007518765

Category: Fiction

Page: 2224

View: 736

The critically acclaimed and bestselling Empire Trilogy by Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts, is now available in this ebook bundle. The bundle includes Daughter of the Empire (1), Servant of the Empire (2), and Mistress of the Empire (3).

Servant of the Empire

"A sweeping drama unveiling a tale of love, hate and sacrifice against the panorama of an alien yet familiar society."--Publishers Weekly. "Uncommonly satisfying."--Locus

Author: Raymond E. Feist

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 0525480242

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

View: 888

"A sweeping drama unveiling a tale of love, hate and sacrifice against the panorama of an alien yet familiar society."--Publishers Weekly. "Uncommonly satisfying."--Locus

Daughter of the Empire

Book one in the magnificent Empire Trilogy by bestselling authors Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts, now available in ebook format.

Author: Raymond E. Feist

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007375646

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 812

Book one in the magnificent Empire Trilogy by bestselling authors Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts, now available in ebook format.

Empire s Mistress Starring Isabel Rosario Cooper

Isabel Cooper personified the double-edged and interrelated meanings of what it
meant to be empire's mistress. The apostrophe linking empire to mistress
gestures to the possessive—the mistress of empire—Isabel Cooper as the kept
woman ...

Author: Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 1478021314

Category: Social Science

Page: 227

View: 807

In Empire's Mistress Vernadette Vicuña Gonzalez follows the life of Filipina vaudeville and film actress Isabel Rosario Cooper, who was the mistress of General Douglas MacArthur. If mentioned at all, their relationship exists only as a salacious footnote in MacArthur's biography—a failed love affair between a venerated war hero and a young woman of Filipino and American heritage. Following Cooper from the Philippines to Washington, D.C. to Hollywood, where she died penniless, Gonzalez frames her not as a tragic heroine, but as someone caught within the violent histories of U.S. imperialism. In this way, Gonzalez uses Cooper's life as a means to explore the contours of empire as experienced on the scale of personal relationships. Along the way, Gonzalez fills in the archival gaps of Cooper's life with speculative fictional interludes that both unsettle the authority of “official” archives and dislodge the established one-dimensional characterizations of her. By presenting Cooper as a complex historical subject who lived at the crossroads of American colonialism in the Philippines, Gonzalez demonstrates how intimacy and love are woven into the infrastructure of empire.

The Mistress of Paris

Catherine Hewitt’s biography tells, for the first time ever in English, the forgotten story of a remarkable woman who, though her roots were lowly, never stopped aiming high.

Author: Catherine Hewitt

Publisher: Icon Books Ltd

ISBN: 1848319274

Category: History

Page: 352

View: 265

Valtesse de la Bigne was a celebrated nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan. She was painted by Manet and inspired Emile Zola, who immortalised her in his scandalous novel Nana. Her rumoured affairs with Napoleon III and the future Edward VII kept gossip columns full. But her glamourous existence hid a dark secret: she was no Comtesse. She was born into abject poverty, raised on a squalid Paris backstreet; the lowest of the low. Yet she transformed herself into an enchantress who possessed a small fortune, three mansions, fabulous carriages, and art the envy of connoisseurs across Europe. A consummate show-woman, she ensured that her life – and even her death – remained shrouded in just enough mystery to keep her audience hungry for more. Catherine Hewitt’s biography tells, for the first time ever in English, the forgotten story of a remarkable woman who, though her roots were lowly, never stopped aiming high.

That Way Lies Camelot

A collection of short stories each containing an element of magic. In the title story, Wurts poignantly addresses mortality and what it is to wish.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: Harper Voyager

ISBN: 9780008364540

Category:

Page: 320

View: 457

JOURNEY THROUGH TIME AND SPACE TO ALTERNATE WORLDS AND THE NEAR FUTURE IN A BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION OF INTERCONNECTED SHORT STORIES In the title story, Wurts poignantly addresses mortality and what it is to wish. Sandy is in the last throes of life with one final request: Sandy dreams desperately of a visit to the Round Table of King Arthur - an impossible ask, but one which is about to be realized... In Dreambridge, the last tree linking this world to the world of the feys has been brutally attacked. Kirelle, apprentice healer, has been chosen to seek revenge on the humans who thoughtlessly attempted to destroy this sacred tie. But can they be made to understand the gravity of their actions? In Wurts' brilliant Fleet stories, we follow the fortunes and misfortunes of Michael Christopher Jensen Jr. and his numerous encounters with the space-pirate MacKenzie James - a relationship that will leave you wondering who the villain really is.

Keeper of the Keys

Jaric, a scribe's apprentice, is ordered to keep the Keys that bind the Mharg demons, but he has to choose whether to risk the dangerous training necessary to fulfill his mystical talent. Original.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: Harpercollins

ISBN: 9780061054617

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

View: 289

Jaric, a scribe's apprentice, is ordered to keep the Keys that bind the Mharg demons, but he has to choose whether to risk the dangerous training necessary to fulfill his mystical talent. Original.

Sorcerer s Legacy

Wurts' sensational fantasy is being reissued on the heels of her phenomenal bestselling success, Master of White Storm. This classic fantasy tells a gripping tale of a woman trapped in a disintegrating kingdom by a sorcerer's magic.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 9780553278460

Category: Fiction

Page: 246

View: 220

Wurts' sensational fantasy is being reissued on the heels of her phenomenal bestselling success, Master of White Storm. This classic fantasy tells a gripping tale of a woman trapped in a disintegrating kingdom by a sorcerer's magic.


Master of Whitestorm

From violent misfortune and escape from slavery, the tale follows the master through encounters with magic, towns beseiged by arcane monsters, armed forces, and curses.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: 9780007329953

Category:

Page: 400

View: 612

Chronicles the lifetime adventures of a mercenary hired out to resolve the increasingly difficult afflictions that beset his homeworld. From violent misfortune and escape from slavery, the tale follows the master through encounters with magic, towns beseiged by arcane monsters, armed forces, and curses.


To Ride Hell s Chasm

Following the mysterious disappearance of Princess Anja, two warriors deadlock over cultural mores in their desperate bid to recover the princess alive, and defend the kingdom of Sessalie.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: Meisha Merlin Pub

ISBN: 9781592220236

Category: Fiction

Page: 678

View: 194

Following the mysterious disappearance of Princess Anja, two warriors deadlock over cultural mores in their desperate bid to recover the princess alive, and defend the kingdom of Sessalie.

Here Be Dragons

Among them are parties, marriages, divorces, romances, music, art, new game companies, and now stories by some of Science Fiction's top authors, including Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Janny Wurts, Robert Asprin, Selina Rosen, and ...

Author: Robert Asprin

Publisher: Wildside Press

ISBN: 9780809573318

Category: Fiction

Page: 259

View: 610

Attending Dragoncon, perhaps the greatest fan celebration in the world, has inspired much. Among them are parties, marriages, divorces, romances, music, art, new game companies, and now stories by some of Science Fiction's top authors, including Mike Resnick, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Janny Wurts, Robert Asprin, Selina Rosen, and many more! If you have ever attended a science fiction, comic, or media convention you will find yourself at home in these pages. If you haven't, here's a great way to discover what you've been missing.


Curse of the Mistwraith

Five hundred years since a Mistwraith had smothered the entire world in fog and darkness, only two very different half brothers have the power to lift the Mistwraith from Athera. By the author of The Master of Whitestorm.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: New Amer Library

ISBN: 9780451453068

Category: Fiction

Page: 611

View: 470

Five hundred years since a Mistwraith had smothered the entire world in fog and darkness, only two very different half brothers have the power to lift the Mistwraith from Athera. By the author of The Master of Whitestorm.

Destiny s Conflict Book Two of Sword of the Canon the Wars of Light and Shadow Book 10

The penultimate volume of The Wars of Light and Shadow will touch the grand depths of Athera's endowment, and deliver the thrilling finale of arc IV, the Sword of the Canon.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: Harper Voyager

ISBN: 9780008260293

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 949

The long-awaited second book of the fourth story arc - Sword of the Canon - in the epic fantasy series, the Wars of Light and Shadow. Lysaer's unstable integrity lies under threat of total downfall, and as his determined protector, Daliana will face the most frightening decision of her young life. Arithon, Master of Shadow, is marked for death and still hunted, when his critical quest to recover his obscured past entangles him in a web of deep intrigue and ancient perils beyond his imagining. Elaira's urgent pursuit of the Biedar Tribes' secret embroils her in the terrible directive of the Fellowship Sorcerers, while Dakar -- the Mad Prophet -- confronts the hard reckoning for the colossal mistake of his misspent past, and Tarens is steered by a destiny far from his crofter's origins. The penultimate volume of The Wars of Light and Shadow will touch the grand depths of Athera's endowment, and deliver the thrilling finale of arc IV, the Sword of the Canon. War, blood, magic, mystery - and the most hidden powers of all - will stand or fall on their hour of unveiling.

The Master of White Storm

Fantasy story of heroism, magic and adventure. Everyone knew there was no escape from the slave galleys of Murghai - once chained to an oar, a prisoner's only release was death.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780002239325

Category:

Page: 448

View: 320

Fantasy story of heroism, magic and adventure. Everyone knew there was no escape from the slave galleys of Murghai - once chained to an oar, a prisoner's only release was death.

Cycle of Fire Trilogy

The demons awaken. The champions choose sides. And it begins again: The Cycle of Fire, Janny Wurts's magnificent high fantasy trilogy, complete in one volume for the first time.

Author: Janny Wurts

Publisher: Eos

ISBN: 9780061073557

Category: Fiction

Page: 704

View: 190

Her magnificent high fantasy trilogy--Stormwarden, Keeper of the Keys and Shadowfane complete in one volume. Sorcerery and Destiny For centuries, the elusive Vaere have trained sorcerers to stand against Shadowfane's demons, who seek nothing less than mankind's destruction and the world's total conquest. Now,the demons have won corrupt human allies, and the last, great defenders have fallen--the Firelord died mad, and the Stormwarden languishes, imprisoned and disgraced. New champions will arise from unlikely beginnings--an orphan and an apprentice, a fisher girl and her disaffected brother--each with a power, a secret, and a flaw that willshape their destinies. The demons awaken. The champions choose sides. And it begins again: The Cycle of Fire, Janny Wurts's magnificent high fantasy trilogy, complete in one volume for the first time.