Quest: Eight Novels of Fantasy, Myth, and Magic

Quest: Eight Novels of Fantasy, Myth, and Magic

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by Patty Jansen
     
 
If you're a fan of epic fantasy, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, or just good old adventure stories, you'll want to pick up this bundle. 


The Book of Deacon by Joseph Lallo 

A chance discovery of a mysterious sword may set Myranda on the path to restore peace. 

The Emperor's Edge by Lindsay

Overview

If you're a fan of epic fantasy, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, or just good old adventure stories, you'll want to pick up this bundle. 


The Book of Deacon by Joseph Lallo 

A chance discovery of a mysterious sword may set Myranda on the path to restore peace. 

The Emperor's Edge by Lindsay Buroker 

He's the empire's most notorious assassin. She's a protocol-quoting enforcer. An unlikely team, but somebody has to save the city.

The God Decrees by Mark E. Cooper 

Julia is an Olympic gymnast training for the Games when she's summoned by a wizard to save his people. 

Defender by Robert J. Crane 

Someone is stealing weapons of unlimited power, and only Sanctuary stands between the world of Arkaria and total destruction. 

Draykon by Charlotte E. English 

Unraveling the mysteries of a mesmerizing gemstone may change Llandry's life—and her world—forever.

Fire & Ice by Patty Jansen 

Blinded by his desire for revenge, a sorcerer unleashes a force that may destroy the world. 

Lost City by Jeffrey Poole 

A mark on a young dwarf's back may be a treasure map in disguise. Five dwarves and one dragon band together to try and solve the cryptic treasure hunt. 

Reversion: The Inevitable Horror by J Thorn 

Samuel struggles to regain his memory and outrun the ominous cloud eating away at his world before it collapses upon itself. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940152184501
Publisher:
Patty Jansen
Publication date:
04/01/2015
Sold by:
Draft2Digital
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,835
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

A couple of years ago, Patty Jansen was told by a large publisher: "This book is well-written and well-plotted, but no one will publish this". The manuscript in question was book 1 in the Ambassador series, and to say that Patty was  shaken is an understatement.

Against conventional wisdom, she kept writing stories, and had some success in the short story market. She won the Writers of the Future contest and took part in the workshop in LA, hobnobbing with big-name writers like Kevin Anderson, Larry Niven and Greg Benford. She sold some stories to Analog. But she prefers to write novels.

She was getting good industry responses to the Icefire trilogy when the GFC hit, and the publishing industry crawled into a hole. She would like to tell the agents who still have the manuscript from back then that it has been published, so they can remove it from their desks.

Patty didn't set out to become a vocal supporter for self-publishing. In real life, she is not a very controversial person, trained as scientist. She loves writing science bits into novels, whether the genre is science fiction or fantasy.

When she was told by yet another publisher not to bother submitting hard science fiction because she is a woman, she finally decided that maybe the publishing industry was not for her.

She might be stubborn, but she believes that people should allowed to be themselves:

- Women should be able to write science fiction (high-tech and space opera, no naked torsos), even though 95% of the bestseller lists in those genres are male.
- They should do so under their own name.
- Writers should write in their local type of English, and not be "required" to make all their spelling and idioms US-centric.
- Writers have the right not to be held to ransom by publishers who take their manuscripts and then take years to make a decision, or grabbing rights (like movie rights, creative rights) which they are not going to use.

With this in mind, Patty, who lives in Australia, writes science fiction and fantasy about people who also believe in those things, or fight for those things.

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Patty is on Twitter (@pattyjansen), Facebook, LinkedIn, goodreads, LibraryThing, google+ and blogs at: http://pattyjansen.com/

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Quest: Eight Novels of Fantasy, Myth, and Magic 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Da_Def_Stool More than 1 year ago
With some many differ types of genre available in the world today, with fantasy being the top contender in the consumer field. Many people are weary of trying new things. I will have to say that Quest is by far a very strong contender to fantasy crown. I was at first skeptical of reading it, but I was in a bind and there were no other books available for quick reading. Taking a chance and lucky for Patty Jansen I like the genre of fantasy, I found myself pleasantly surprised that the content fulfilled my fantasy needs. I’m very glad that I gave Quest the benefit of a doubt.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I won't lie, I was disappointed that the sequels to these books cost money (because why pick up a free bundle if you can pay the fee for other books) BUT I have read some of these books before, and I was glad to find more free books on the same level as those I knew already. Definitely a step up from scanning the free books waiting for something to stand out to you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Some of the books were good, & some were ok. I think this is a great way to check out new writers for free. Some of these stories did have explicit sexual situations.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Much enjoyment.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Didn't like the idea that these stories are all continued. That totally took down the stars drastically. Just a way to make you spend more money, but not me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Besthorrow