Descendant of the Crane

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Author : Joan He
Detail : “Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own.” blue blood Hesina of Yan has invariably been needing to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, however once her beloved father is dead, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of Associate in Nursing unstable kingdom. Determined to seek out her father’s killer, Hesina will one thing desperate: she engages the help of a soothsayer–a disloyal act, punishable by death… as a result of in Yan, magic was illicit centuries agone.

Using the knowledge illicitly provided by the truthfulness, and unsure if she will be able to trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira–a good and beguiling investigator who’s conjointly a guilty criminal with secrets of his own. With the longer term of her kingdom at stake, will Hesina realize justice for her father? Or can the price be too high?

In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine troubled to try to to right during a world brimfull with deception.

Descendant of the Crane :

Young Adult Fiction

Author - Joan He
Publisher - Albert Whitman & Company
Pages - 416
ISBN - 0807515507


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Detail - "Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own." Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something desperate: she engages the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable by death... because in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago. Using the information illicitly provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira—a brilliant and alluring investigator who's also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of her kingdom at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high? In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine struggling to do right in a world brimming with deception.

Descendant of the Crane :

Young Adult Fiction

Author - Joan He
Publisher - Albert Whitman and Company
Pages - 416
ISBN - 0807515515


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Detail - Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she's thrust into power, suddenly the queen of an unstable kingdom. Determined to find her father's killer, Hesina does something desperate: she enlists the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable by death—because in Yan, magic was outlawed centuries ago. Using the information illicitly provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust even her family, Hesina turns to Akira—a brilliant investigator who's also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of her kingdom at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high? In this shimmering Chinese-inspired fantasy, debut author Joan He introduces a determined and vulnerable young heroine struggling to do right in a world brimming with deception.

Rare Form : Descended of Dragons, Book 1

Fiction

Author - Jen Crane
Publisher - Carpe Noctem Publishing, LLC
Pages - 227
ISBN - 099657560X


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Detail - Fans of the Throne of Glass, Red Queen, and Mortal Instruments series will love this high adventure fantasy series filled with dragons and shifters and set in an enchanted grad school. A Secret Past Fiery redhead Stella Stonewall can’t decide between a margarita and a manhattan. The rest of her life? Please. Stella has never really fit in, and her pretty world comes crashing down when she learns it was never her world at all. Rowan Gresham is domineering, brooding, and as sexy as chocolate-dipped sin. When he transports Stella to the magical realm of her parents she recognizes her rightful place immediately. Gresham’s motivations are less clear. A Scorching Chemistry The enigmatic Gresham aids in Stella’s metamorphosis and their chemistry ignites, though a long-time girlfriend and a significant age difference stand in the way. A Battle for the Rest of Her Life Stella’s life fast-tracks to extraordinary when she enrolls at Radix Citadel for Supernatural Learning, an enchanted college whose students turn furry on the regular. As Stella learns to navigate the magical new world of Thayer she must also find her animal form, a task as elusive as her ancestry. Stella soon faces an even greater challenge: staying alive long enough to learn to manipulate an animal form she never knew she possessed.

Genealogy of the Crane Family; :

Author - Ellery Bicknell Crane
Publisher - Franklin Classics
Pages - 238
ISBN - 9780342443444


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Detail - This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Crane :

Author - Stacey Rourke
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 298
ISBN - 9780692221105


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Detail - The Horseman is unending, his presence shan't lessen. If you break the curse, you become the legend. Washington Irving and Rip Van Winkle had no choice but to cover up the deadly truth behind Ichabod Crane's disappearance. Centuries later, a Crane returns to Sleepy Hollow awakening macabre secrets once believed to be buried deep. What if the monster that spawned the legend lived within you? Now, Ireland Crane, reeling from a break-up and seeking a fresh start, must rely on the newly awakened Rip Van Winkle to discover the key to channeling the darkness swirling within her. Bodies are piling high and Ireland is the only one that can save Sleepy Hollow by embracing her own damning curse. But is anyone truly safe when the Horseman rides? Cover by Najla Qamber Designs

Demon Heart :

Fiction

Author - David Crane
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 272
ISBN - 9781939870278


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Detail - Naoko Kitamura's human appearance hides a dark secret that must be hidden from humans. She is a demon hybrid, a descendant of a demon and a samurai. Struggling to uphold her mother's legacy as defender of Japan against evil, she faces human and nonhuman enemies determined to alter her country's destiny. Her powers are both a blessing and a curse, for, by being extraordinary, Naoko can never live an ordinary life. For her, the road to victory will be written in blood.

Origin Exposed : Descended of Dragons Series, Book 2

Fiction

Author - Jen Crane
Publisher - Carpe Noctem Publishing, LLC
Pages - 225
ISBN - 0996575626


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Detail - A Dangerous Secret In fiery redhead Stella Stonewall’s new world magic and shape-shifters are everyday life. Scales, sorcery, shifters—no big. Stella has learned she’s not only descended of dragons, but of something more, too. She struggles to keep this rare form a secret, even from her closest friends. A Bitter Betrayal Stella turns to her mentor Rowan Gresham for help. The charming but enigmatic Gresham forms a plan to improve her troublesome public image. The problem? The plan revolves around betraying the only family she has left. A Potential for Something Real When Gresham’s motives come into question Stella must rely on the new friends she’s made at a college for magical shifters. The feral bunch helps set Stella’s inner beast free. As these friendships flourish, so does the magnetism she’s always felt toward fierce and noble Ewan Bristol. But it’s so strong it threatens to overwhelm her. Can Stella afford to open her heart now, when her entire future’s at stake, or is it bolted shut for eternity?

We Hunt the Flame :

Young Adult Fiction

Author - Hafsah Faizal
Publisher - Farrar, Straus & Giroux (BYR)
Pages - 480
ISBN - 9780374313647


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Detail - Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man to brave the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the king. If Zafira was exposed as a girl, her achievements would be rejected; if Nasir displayed compassion, his father would brutally punish him. War is brewing in Arawiya, and when Zafira embarks on a quest to uncover an artifact that can restore magic and stop the Arz, Nasir is sent by the king on a similar mission: retrieve the artifact and kill the Hunter. But an ancient evil stirs-and the prize they seek poses a threat greater than either can imagine. Set in a rich world inspired by ancient Arabia, We Hunt the Flame is a story of conquering fear and taking identity into your own hands.

Sleepy Hollow : Rise Headless and Ride

Fiction

Author - Richard Gleaves
Publisher - CreateSpace
Pages - 322
ISBN - 9781502731319


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Detail - Jason Crane Book Two "SLEEPY HOLLOW: Bridge of Bones" is NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER! NOTE: This E-Book edition INCLUDES "THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW" by Washington Irving (full text)! JASON CRANE just turned seventeen years old. He's a STAR WARS fan and a history geek. He doesn't believe in ghosts or the afterlife. He doesn't believe in psychic powers or tarot cards. He doesn't believe in the Headless Horseman. But Sleepy Hollow will change all that. Because Jason Crane has a heritage to claim. Jason Crane has a Gift to discover. And Jason Crane has an old enemy who will RISE HEADLESS AND RIDE.

When Water Was Everywhere :

Fiction

Author - Barbara Crane
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 350
ISBN - 9780997260908


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Detail - American Henry Scott discovers a fertile landscape when he arrives in the Mexican pueblo of Los Angeles in 1842. Working on Don Rodrigo Tilman's cattle ranch (the present-day Rancho Los Cerritos), his life is intertwined with those of a young Indian woman and a Franciscan friar. Their stories portray the novel's themes: loss, hope and redemption.

Spellslinger 3: Charmcaster : Book Three in the page-turning new fantasy series

Young Adult Fiction

Author - Sebastien de Castell
Publisher - Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
Pages - 400
ISBN - 1471406717


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Detail - The third book in the page-turning SPELLSLINGER fantasy series. Kellen, Reichis and Ferius are on their way to Gitabria, a city where amazing inventions are dreamed up and sold across the land of the Seven Sands. But when the three of them stumble across a tiny mechanical bird, magically brought to life, they quickly realise all is not as it appears. Meanwhile two strange Argosi appear, carrying secrets from Ferius' past, together with an unlikely Jan'Tep ally. And as time ticks on, all the cards in Ferius' deck point to the emerging tides of war . . . Perfect for fans of The Dark Tower, Firefly, Guardians of the Galaxy, Terry Pratchett, Ben Aaronovitch and Jim Butcher.

Spin the Dawn :

Author - Elizabeth Lim
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 400
ISBN - 9780593118443


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Detail - Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, but as a girl, the best she can hope for is to marry well. When a royal messenger summons her ailing father, once a tailor of renown, to court, Maia poses as a boy and takes his place. She knows her life is forfeit if her secret is discovered, but she'll take that risk to achieve her dream and save her family from ruin. There's just one catch- Maia is one of twelve tailors vying for the job. Backstabbing and lies run rampant as the tailors compete in challenges to prove their artistry and skill. Maia's task is further complicated when she draws the attention of the court magician, Edan, whose piercing eyes seem to see straight through her disguise. And nothing could have prepared her for the final challenge- to sew three magic gowns for the emperor's reluctant bride-to-be, from the laughter of the sun, the tears of the moon, and the blood of stars. With this impossible task before her, she embarks on a journey to the far reaches of the kingdom, seeking the sun, the moon, and the stars, and finding more than she ever could have imagined. Steeped in Chinese culture, sizzling with forbidden romance, and shimmering with magic, this young adult fantasy is pitch-perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas or Renee Ahdieh. "Spin the Dawn is pure magic. Romance, artistry, and deep enchantment."-Gregory Maguire, bestselling author of Wicked "What an amazing creation!Every time I thought I knew where it was going, I was wrong. This is a white-knuckle read."-Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times Bestselling author of Tempests and Slaughter "Part epic adventure, part fairy tale, and part Project Runway, Spin the Dawnis a thrilling tale as rich as velvet and as exquisite as fine embroidery."-Heidi Heilig, author of The Girl from Everywhere

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