Shards of Empire

by Susan Shwartz


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  • Historical fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Historical - General
The Physical Object
Number of Pages396
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Open LibraryOL9803319M
ISBN 100759212988
ISBN 109780759212985

  The Shards of Heaven is not author Michael Livingstons first work. In fact, hes already a prolific award-winning writer, though mostly focused in his world of academia. Livingston is a Professor of Medieval Literature at The Citadel in South Carolina. The Shards of Heaven is his first novel and he taps into his significant historical knowledge/5.   Green Book The true story of Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a working-class Italian-American, who in was hired by refined African-American pianist Dr Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) to 4/5. Atlantis II: Shards of Chaos Atlantis: The Lost Empire was released by THQ for the Game Boy Advance and Game Boy Color. It is a platform game in which the player controls Milo and three other characters from the film across 14 levels on a quest to discover Atlantis. The game was met with average to mixed reviews upon ucted language: Atlantean language. Fractured history. Broken lives. Splintered souls. Since the alternate universe was first glimpsed in the classic episode "Mirror, Mirror," something about Star Trek's dark side has beckoned us, called to us, tempted us -- like forbidden fruit on the Tree of Knowledge. To taste it is to lose oneself in a world of startling familiarity and terrifying contradictions, where everything and Author(s): Multiple.

The Ring and the Flag is the first story in the Shards of Light saga set in the Lands of Hope, the creation of William L. Hahn. More than 20 years in the making, the Lands hold tremendous adventure, a sense of history, and a strong theme of the difficult choices heroes . This includes 6 pregenerated characters, reference sheets, a walk-through tutorial, and an aventure starter titled "The Shard of Empire". This is everything you need to run a one-shot session of Sig, at home or at a convention.4/5(4). Shards were a type of meat-eating locusts. They were about a finger long and appeared in huge, glittering swarms devouring all meat, just leaving rags, hair and bones. They were prolific in the Glass Desert. In Dust of Dreams The children of the Snake had their first encounter with the Shards one late afternoon and many of them died. Later during the march, the children made floppy bags out of. The second book in master fantasist Raymond E. Feist’s New York Times best-selling classic epic fantasy adventure of war, magic, betrayal, and heroism, Rise of a Merchant Prince chronicles the further exploits of the young protagonists of Shadow of a Dark Queen in the aftermath of the initial confrontation with the fearsome reptilian Sauur and the invading armies of the dreaded Emerald Queen.

Get this from a library! Shards of Alderaan. [Kevin J Anderson; Rebecca Moesta] -- When the Empire died, they were born? A new hope for the New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia have taken their first steps as Jedi Knights, defeating the evil minions of the. Titans of Roman history grapple for control of an empire with the aid of a mystical weapon in this debut historical fantasy novel from Livingston. After the assassination of Julius Caesar, two groups attempted to seize control of his domain: his adopted son, Octavian; and Mark Antony, whose lover, Cleopatra, is mother to Caesar’s biological.

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From the author of The Grail of Hearts and Silk Roads and Shadows comes the story of a young Byzantine nobleman and the magic he discovers in Shards of Empire book borderlands of the falling Empire, and of the beautiful Jewess he meets in that wild and dangerous country, who may hold the destiny of all of Asia Minor in her hands/5.

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Young Leo Ducas, heir to the glory of Byzantium, goes out to battle to serve his Emperor and the Christ. Fiction Book Review: Shards of Empire by Susan Shwartz, Author Tor Books $ (0p) ISBN Medieval Shards of Empire book has proved the literary making of Schwartz, whose acclaimed last novel.

The Realms of God is the third, and concluding, installment in Dr. Michael Livingston’s The Shards of Heaven: a clever, entertaining historical fantasy twist on ancient Rome. Having been an avid reader since book one, I had high expectations for this novel and can truly admit this met them all, /5(8).

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The Realms of God is the thrilling conclusion to Michael Livingston's historical fantasy trilogy that continues the story begun in The Shards of Heaven and The Gates of Hell.

The Ark of the Covenant has been spirited out of Egypt to Petra, along with the last of Brand: Tom Doherty Associates. Shards of empire by Susan Shwartz. Publication date Topics Manzikert, Battle of, Turkey, -- Fiction., Middle Ages -- Fiction., Byzantine Empire -- Fiction.

Publisher Tom Doherty Associates Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in : SHARDS OF EMPIRE by Susan Shwartz | Kirkus Reviews Historical fantasy set in the Byzantine Empire of the 11th century, from the author of Empire of the Eagle (, with Andre Norton).

In Manzikert, Turkey, the Byzantine armies of Emperor Romanus face the Seljuk Turks under Alp Arslan. Read "Shards of Empire" by Susan Shwartz available from Rakuten Kobo. In the tenth century, the center of the world is not Rome, but Byzantium--a glorious empire, upon which the sun never se Brand: Open Road Media.

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[Susan Shwartz] -- In the 11th Century, a soldier fighting for Byzantium against the Seljuk Turks discovers a magic underground city. Part history, part fantasy, the novel describes the melting pot that was Byzantium. Publisher's Summary Set during the fall of the Byzantine Empire, a historical fantasy follows the adventures of Leo Ducas, an exiled nobleman, who falls in love with a beautiful Jewess with world-shaking powers.

© Susan Shwartz (P) Audible, Inc. More from the same. Shards of Honour is painfully reminiscent of Maria V. Snyder's later books (anything written after Poison Study really).

In a way that this novel has a promising plot, but is suffocated by the superficiality and blandness of Maybe one is spoiled for sci-fi forever after reading Ursula K.

Le Guin?/5. Shards of a Broken Crown is a fantasy novel by American writer Raymond E. Feist, the fourth and final book of his Serpentwar Saga and the twelfth book of his Riftwar cycle. Synopsis. Thanks to an enemy general who has a change of heart now that the enemy leaders are gone, the reclamation of the western realm of the Kingdom is made easier - but not by much - with Kesh threatening Krondor Author: Raymond E.

Feist. In some parts of the empire, people to whom the Knights Argent had brought peace and safety came to see them as the Emperor's enforcers and rose up against them.

In others, the Knights themselves led the people in their break from the empire. It is amid these shards of empire that our heroes find themselves as our story opens. Susan Shwartz received her M.A. and Ph.D. in medieval English from Harvard University. She is the author of several fantasy novels, Grail of Hearts and Shards of Empire as well as two novels with the venerable Andre Norton, Imperial Lady and Empi More about Susan Shwartz.

Shards of Empire. [Susan Shwartz] -- In the tenth century, the center of the world is not Rome, but Byzantium--a glorious empire, upon which the sun never sets. Constantinople, the center of this mighty dynasty, is starting to unravel. Shards of Empire by Shwartz, Susan A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. Vader Episode I: Shards of the Past is a Star Wars fan film created by YouTuber Star Wars Theory.

On Decema screening was held at the Landmark's Regent Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, and on Decemit was released to : $30, (initial), $, Young Jedi Knights is a Star Wars young adult fiction series by science fiction writer Kevin J.

Anderson and his wife Rebecca was published from to It covers the Jedi training of Jacen and Jaina Solo, the twin children of Han Solo and Leia Organa series begins 23 years ABY (After the Battle of Yavin), when the twins are fourteen years old. Shards of Empire tells the story of another one of Andronicus' nephews, Leo Ducas.

While Michael was safe in Constantinople preparing to seize the throne as soon as word came, Leo is with Andronicus at Manzikert. By the time the plot gets under way, however, most of the book has passed.

Shwartz introduces a major plot point about one. Shards of Honor is an English language science fiction novel by Lois McMaster Bujold, first published in June It is a part of the Vorkosigan Saga, and is the first full-length novel in publication order.

Shards of Honor is paired with Bujold's Barrayar in the omnibus Cordelia's Honor (). Bujold had written Shards of Honor, its sequel The Warrior's Apprentice and the standalone Author: Lois McMaster Bujold. The Sorrows of Empire is a Star Trek: Mirror Universe novel – the fourth book in the series – written by David Mack.

Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in December The novel is an expansion of Mack's story "The Sorrows of Empire", published in Pages: Lee "Shards of Empire" por Susan Shwartz disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

In the tenth century, the center of the world is not Rome, but Byzantium--a glorious empire, upon which the sun never se Brand: Open Road Media. Shards of History has to be one of the most beautifully written novels I have ever read - both visually and metaphorically.

Rebecca Roland has the ability to capture you with her stunning descriptions of the world surrounding the Taakwa people, Jegudun creatures and /5.Through The Shards of Heaven, the first book in this series, I discovered a new sub-genre I enjoy quite a bit: historical fantasy, a way to blend entertaining reading with some real history and to pique ones curiosity about learning more about the time period in which the story is set/5.Here you'll find a variety of goodies and extras related to David's books.

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