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Top Five Fantasy Reads for Fall

The recent resurgence of Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings content – plus the fast approach of autumn – has really put me in the mood for some fantasy reads. So, I scoured the Lume library to see what worlds were hiding on its shelves. And here they are: Our top five fantasy reads for fall. Which unearthly read will you be adding to your TBR pile? 

Second Skin
By Sue Bentley

This dark, gut-wrenching fantasy follows Aledra, a Drakkoni shapeshifter, as she finds herself branded a fugitive and hunted by her own father, the confidante of the King. Aided ine scape by the master-mancer who raised her, she begins a journey for survival across a war-torn continent…

By Stephanie Elmas

Returning home from his travels, Walter Balanchine is noted for his charms, potions, and the locket hanging from his neck. Living in a cemetery with his pet panther, word soon spreads of his magical abilities and Walter becomes a sought-after performer.

But a powerful force lies behind his parlour tricks. One strong enough to reveal secrets, heal the sick, and destroy the wicked…

The Horse Lord
By Peter Morwood

His family torn from him, Aldric Talvalin has been left for dead.
Seeking the care of the old wizard Gemmel, he’s nursed back to health. But as recompense, Gemmel has a particular mission in mind for the hero.

Alone, Aldric ventures through dangerous lands in search of the legendary Dragonwand, a powerful tool and weapon long sought after by the wizard.

Emerald House Rising
By Peg Kerr

A gemcutter’s daughter, Jena yearns to create jewellery for the Diadem Court – until a mysterious noble appears, wearing a ring that opens her world to the magic she possesses.

Now, faced with a plot for the throne, Jena must master all of her powers. For only a wizard can wield the magic to save the Diadem, only a gemcutter can cleave the threat of dark sorcery, and perhaps only a woman can see through the blinding prism of ambition…

Isle of Winds
By James Fahy

When Robin’s Gran dies and he moves to Erlking Hall, he learns that’s he’s descended from a mystic race of Fae-people, whose homeland, the Netherworlde, is caught in the throes of a terrible civil war – one that threatens the human realm, too.

Isle of Winds is the first instalment in ‘The Changeling Series’, written in the traditions of high fantasy story-telling. And if there’s anything better than a fantasy novel it’s a fanasy series.

Do you have any fantasy books lined up this September? Find us on socials and let us know. We love to hear from you!

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