Dissolution

Dissolution

Richard Lee Byers

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror

The War of the Spider Queen begins here.While their whole world is changing around them, four dark elves struggle against different enemies. Yet their paths will lead them all to the most terrifying discovery in the long history of the drow and set them on a quest to save not only Menzoberranzan but the entire dark elf race from Dissolution...
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The Shattered Mask

The Shattered Mask

Richard Lee Byers

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror

When Shamur Uskevren, the matriarch of one of Sembia's oldest and most powerful merchant families, is tricked by an angry wizard into an assassination attempt on her own husband, her family is thrown into turmoil. Once the truth is dicovered, she and her husband must struggle to save their family and stop the sorcerer. But in her anger, she has fogotten one thing: in the world of intrigue and decption, of shadows and lies that is Sembia, nothing is ever what it seems. *From the Paperback edition.*
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Dark Kingdoms

Dark Kingdoms

Richard Lee Byers

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror

The World of Darkness is the setting for all of the games in the Storyteller series, and for several fiction books. Game books listed with this icon belong to specific game lines, but together contain information that applies to the entire World of Darkness.Dark Kingdoms is a true epic of the World of Darkness. The story of a nightmare quest that leads from the haunted alleys and mansions of New Orleans to the dungeons and palaces of Stygia itself. A saga of wraiths, werewolves, mages, vampires, demons, gods, and the occult scholars of the Arcanum that will forever alter the face of the World of Darkness.
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The Plague Knight and Other Stories

The Plague Knight and Other Stories

Richard Lee Byers

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror

Martin Rivers is a young knight seeking his fortune across an alternate medieval Europe where Rome fell because the magic of the Caesars failed, but sorcery and the supernatural are very much alive. Join him as he battles an undead knight returned from Hell to take revenge, enters Faerie seeking the lost sword of Richard the Lion-hearted, and slips into the harem of a mad Turkish warlord to steal the Holy Grail. Selden is a fencing master and occasional mercenary in Balathex, the Whispering City, where duels are an everyday occurrence and intrigue is a way of life. Walk with him as he hunts a deadly creature of living fire, investigates a baffling murder, probes the riddle of a rival fencing teacher whose students never lose, and challenges the master of a sinister mirror world. Richard Lee Byers is the acclaimed author of Dissolution, the Haunted Lands trilogy, the Year of Rogue Dragons trilogy, the Brotherhood of the Griffon series, and other novels set in the Forgotten Realms. The Plague Knight and Other Stories collects his heroic fantasy stories set in worlds of his own creation.**
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The Masked Witches

The Masked Witches

Richard Lee Byers

Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror

Aoth Fezim and his mercenary company have restored their tarnished reputation and attracted new recruits for their depleted ranks. But they still have one big problem. Too many griffon mounts were killed in the battles in Thay Chessenta. If 'the Brotherhood of the Griffon' is to be more than a name, new mounts must be found. As it happens, the masked witches in Rashemen have griffons available to a worthy few who can slay the undead that are committing atrocities throughout the land. Aoth volunteers his band, as do other groups who are in the market for the fighting beasts. But things are not as they seem. Epic battles between rival sellswords, berserkers, and aerial skyships punctuate this whirlwind tale set in a barbaric land of oracles, nature spirits, and talking animals.
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