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Death cannot claim me, for I am the daughter they were told about. The one who would right all the wrongs. Collision of Fate. Elyse must travel to the home of Seraphina Crawford to align her powers and find the missing ingredient to help her against Sabina. When Elyse arrives at the property used by Seraphina in the late s, it looks as if it has been abandoned for a century Elyse and her coven are united with another House, The Raven's Watch, which proves to be almost too much for her to bear. Mysterium Excelsum by Ellie Piersol.
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Hell literally breaks loose when a prank war rages both inside and beyond the walls of the school. The Road to Jericho. That's a lesson Finn McCallan will soon learn. While saving the life of a critically injured woman, Finn gains the attention of a powerful demon. Amused by Finn's selfless heroics, the fiend tricks him into a contest, one designed to help Finn "find" his soul. What Finn doesn't know is this contest will push him beyond the darkest regions of our mortal world. El Sendero. All that was left in its wake were hallowed husks of the brick and concrete buildings that comprised the once thriving Mexican village.
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At the Valley of Hinnom, buried within its ancient caves lies the portal to perdition, where Finn is forced to put his faith in the unexpected guidance of an old nemesis. In , the United States was attacked by beings called Eban from another world. President Eisenhower was coerced into signing a treaty after we lost over pilots in this initial strike.
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Arrogant and violent, they wiped themselves out in an endless fight for the throne. Now, only old retired soldier Torrhen Morbihan remembers them, and he is the last of his generation. But when his young apprentice brings him a shining Leobregu sword, everything changes. Black Horizon by Gareth Wood. The Great War of the 22nd century nearly destroyed the Earth.
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