'As addictive as morphine' THE TIMES From the author of the classic Farseer trilogy, SHIP OF MAGIC is the first part of the Liveship Traders. Set in a land bordering the Six Duchies, Robin Hobb begins her epic tale of pirates, talking ships, magic, sea serpents, slave revolts, dashing heroes and bloody battles.
Return to the world of the Liveship Traders and journey along the Rain Wild River in the third instalment of high adventure from the author of the internationally acclaimed Farseer trilogy. The secret is out The Tarman expedition has at last found Kelsingra, a city filled with ancient treasures. Rumours of the city have floated down the Rain Wild River. Adventurers, pirates and fortune hunters will soon be coming to pillage what they can. Among them, Hest Finbok, determined to claim back his errant wife, Alise. Meanwhile, Selden Vestrit finds himself a prisoner of the ailing Duke of Chalced, who believes the 'dragon man's' flesh and blood may cure him. Where is Tintaglia, greatest of dragons, when there is need of her? She holds the memories that will unlock the mysteries of Kelsingra, and the power to defend it, and dragonkind. Without her, all may be lost.
With Dragon Keeper, Robin Hobb, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling "master fantasist" (Baltimore Sun), begins a breathtaking new series about the resurgence of dragons in a world that both needs and fears them--the world Hobb's readers most recently visited in her immensely popular "Tawny Man" trilogy. Volume One of the Rain Wilds Chronicles, Dragon Keeper is yet another magnificent adventure from the author of The Soldier Son and Farseer Trilogies, confirming the Contra Costa Times of California's assessment of Hobb as "one of the most important writers in 21st century fantasy."
The final book in the Soldier Son from the author of the Tawny Man and Farseer trilogies, following on from the bestselling Shaman's Crossing and Forest Mage.
Fitz must begin the process of learning the ways of a man again. He must learn to cast off the wild but carefree ways of the wolf and enter the human world once more: a world beset ever more by the relentless Red Ship Raiders who are now left free to plunder any coastal town they please.
Rescued from rebels, Prince Dutiful is trained in the Skill as he waits for his marriage with the Outislander princess, Elliania. The people of the Six Duchies revolt against the queen as the princess arrives with a challenge - the prince must kill the legendary Outislander dragon.
A conclusion to the trilogy that began with
The final instalment of Robin Hobb's Sunday Times best-selling series The Rain Wild Chronicles.
The second book in the brand new trilogy from the author of the Tawny Man trilogy, following on from the bestselling Shaman's Crossing.
A collection of novellas and stories from one of the most critically acclaimed authors in the fantasy genre, Robin Hobb. Including work written under her pseudonym, Megan Lindholm.
The first book in a trilogy from the author of the "Farseer", "Liveship Traders" and "Tawny Man" trilogies.
Young Fitz, the illegitimate son of the noble Prince Chivalry, is ignored by all royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has had him tutored him in the dark arts of the assassin. He has barely survived his first, soulshattering mission, and returns to the court where he is thrown headfirst into the tumult of royal life. With the King near death, and Fitz's only ally off on a seemingly hopeless quest, the throne itself is threatened. Meanwhile, the treacherous Red Ship Raiders have renewed their attacks on the Six Duchies, slaughtering the inhabitants of entire seaside towns. In this time of great peril, it soon becomes clear that the fate of the kingdom may rest in Fitz's handsand his role in its salvation may require the ultimate sacrifice.From the Paperback edition.
Althea Vestrit has found a home aboard the liveship Ophelia, but she lives only to reclaim the Vivacia. However, the Vivacia has been captured by the pirate, "King" Kennit, and is acquiring a keen bloodlust. Meanwhile, Malta goes deeper into the magical secrets of the mysterious Rain Wilds Traders.