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April 2024 – Meine TBR Liste

Auch für den Monat März nehme ich Silbernes Feuer wieder mit. Das werde ich auch solange machen, bis ich die deutsche Ausgabe endlich gelesen habe. 😁 Doch irgendwie drängeln sich immer wieder andere Bücher vor.
Empire of the Damned steht ganz oben auf meiner Liste, der erste Band der Reihe war amazing. Cash habe ich auf meiner SuB-Senioren Liste und Four Dead Queen wartet ebenfalls viel zu lange auf meinem SuB. Dann möchte ich auch zeitnah auch in der The Plated Prisoner – Reihe weiterlesen.

  1. Empire of the Vampire (Empire of the Vampire, #1) ♦ Jay Kristoff Hardcover
  2. Empire of the Damned (Empire of the Vampire, #2) ♦ Jay Kristoff Hardcover
  3. Four Dead Queens ♦ Astrid Scholte Paperback
  4. Silbernes Feuer (Das Reich der sieben Höfe, #4) ♦ Sarah J. Maas Hardcover
  5. ☐ The City of Stardust ♦ Georgia Summers Kindle Edition/ARC
  6. Children of the Night (Children of the Night, #1) ♦ Zan Safra Kindle Edition/ARC
  7. Neferura ♦ Malayna Evans Kindle Edition/ARC
  8. Talonsister ♦ Jen Williams Kindle Edition/ARC
  9. The Gilded Crown (The Raven’s Trade) ♦ Marianne Gordon Kindle Edition/ARC

Empire of the Vampire

Jay Kristoff

Empire of the VampireEmpire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff
Series: Empire of the Vampire #1
Published: 7. September 2021
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Pages: 725
Genre: Dark Fantasy, High Fantasy, Horror, Paranormal, Vampires
Audience: Adult
Shelve: Read 2024
Link to Goodreads

From holy cup comes holy light;
The faithful hands sets world aright.
And in the Seven Martyrs’ sight,
Mere man shall end this endless night.

It has been twenty-seven long years since the last sunrise. For nearly three decades, vampires have waged war against humanity; building their eternal empire even as they tear down our own. Now, only a few tiny sparks of light endure in a sea of darkness.

Gabriel de León is a silversaint: a member of a holy brotherhood dedicated to defending realm and church from the creatures of the night. But even the Silver Order couldn’t stem the tide once daylight failed us, and now, only Gabriel remains.

Imprisoned by the very monsters he vowed to destroy, the last silversaint is forced to tell his story. A story of legendary battles and forbidden love, of faith lost and friendships won, of the Wars of the Blood and the Forever King and the quest for humanity’s last remaining hope:

The Holy Grail.

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Nevernight Chronicle, Jay Kristoff, comes the first book of an astonishing illustrated dark fantasy saga.

Buy the Book: Amazon*

Empire of the Damned

Jay Kristoff

Empire of the DamnedEmpire of the Damned by Jay Kristoff
Series: Empire of the Vampire #2
Published: 29. February 2024
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Pages: 400
Genre: Adventure, Dark Fantasy, High Fantasy, Horror, Paranormal, Vampires
Audience: Adult
Shelve: SuBventur
Link to Goodreads

Gabriel de León has saved the Holy Grail from death, but his chance to end the endless night is lost. After turning his back on his silversaint brothers once and for all, Gabriel and the Grail set out to learn the truth of how Daysdeath might finally be undone. But the last silversaint faces peril, within and without. Pursued by children of the Forever King, drawn into wars and webs centuries in the weaving, and ravaged by his own rising bloodlust, Gabriel may not survive to see the truth of the Grail revealed. A truth that may be too awful for any to imagine.

Buy the Book: Amazon*

Four Dead Queens

Astrid Scholte

Four Dead QueensFour Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte
Published: 2. March 2020
Publisher: Piper Verlag
Pages: 448
Genre: Fantasy, High Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Shelve: SuBventur
Link to Goodreads

»Sei schnell und noch schneller wieder weg«, das ist das Motto von Keralie Corrington, Taschendiebin aus Quadara. Im Regierungsbezirk von Quadara stiehlt sie dem Boten Varin Erinnerungschips – ein begehrtes Gut auf dem Schwarzmarkt. Allerdings muss sie feststellen, dass es sich keinesfalls um leere Chips handelt: Unfreiwillig wird sie Zeugin, wie Quadaras vier regierende Königinnen ermordet werden. Keralie und Varin müssen feststellen, dass sie zu Spielbällen einer weitreichenden Verschwörung geworden sind. Zusammen versuchen sie, den Strippenziehern zu entkommen und deren Pläne zu vereiteln.

Silbernes Feuer

Sarah J. Maas

Silbernes FeuerSilbernes Feuer by Sarah J. Maas
Series: Das Reich der sieben Höfe #4
Published: 20. October 2021
Publisher: dtv Verlag
Pages: 816
Genre: Erotic-Romance, Fae, High Fantasy, Magic, Romance
Audience: Adult
Shelve: Read 2022, SuBventur
Link to Goodreads

Feyres Schwester Nesta war schon immer stolz, wütend und nachtragend – und seit sie gegen ihren Willen eine High Fae wurde, fällt es ihr schwer, ihren Platz am Hof der Nacht zu finden. Ausgerechnet Cassian soll Nesta nun dabei helfen, ihr Schicksal zu akzeptieren. Doch die plötzliche Nähe zu ihm stellt Nesta vor eine beinahe unerträgliche Herausforderung, denn noch immer kann und will sie ihren Gefühlen für Cassian nicht nachgeben.

Als dem Reich der Fae erneut ein Krieg droht, liegt es an Nesta, drei magische Artefakte zu finden – um das Schlimmste zu verhindern. Doch die Suche bringt nicht nur dunkle Machenschaften ans Licht, sondern auch Nestas magische Fähigkeiten, die eine ungeahnte Gefahr darstellen …

Alte Gefährten, neue Freunde und noch gefährlichere Feinde – der neue Roman von Bestsellerautorin Sarah J. Maas ist mitreißender, leidenschaftlicher und magischer denn je!

Buy the Book: Amazon*

City of Stardust

Georgia Summers

The City of StardustThe City of Stardust by Georgia Summers
Published: 25. February 2024
Publisher: Hodderscape
Pages: 384
Genre: Fantasy, Magic
Audience: Adult
Shelve: SuBventur
Link to Goodreads

Curses are made to be broken.

For centuries, generations of Everlys have seen their brightest and best disappear, taken as punishment for a crime no one remembers, for a purpose no one understands. Their tormentor is a woman named Penelope, who never ages, never grows sick - and never forgives a debt.

Ten years ago, Violet Everly's mother left, determined to break their curse, and never returned. Now Violet must find her mother, or she will be taken in her place.

To do so, she must descend into a seductive magical underworld of power-hungry scholars, fickle gods and monsters bent on revenge. She must also contend with Penelope's quiet assistant, Aleksander, who she knows cannot be trusted - and yet to whom she finds herself undeniably drawn.

Tied to a very literal deadline, Violet will travel the edges of the world to find Marianne and the key to the city of stardust, where the Everly story began . . .

Filled with magic, stardust, and a shockingly dark heart, this is a stunning standalone fantasy perfect for fans of The Ten Thousand Doors of January , The Starless Sea and The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue .

Buy the Book: Amazon*

Children of the Night

Zan Safra

Children of the NightChildren of the Night by Zan Safra
Series: Children of the Night #1
Published: 1. October 2021
Publisher: Quirky Crow Books
Pages: 342
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Steampunk
Audience: Young Adult
Shelve: SuBventur
Link to Goodreads

Venice, 1865: Sixteen-year-old Ayanda Draculesti doesn't remember her early life—all she knows is that she was found as a small child, wandering the streets of Venice with an intricate medallion and a mangled left arm. She knows that she's an Unnatural, an alchemical being created with strange abilities. She knows that if anyone finds out, she'll die at the hands of an angry mob.

But Ayanda is unique even among Unnaturals--even though she's alive, she has the powers of a vampire. She has the strength and speed to battle them, and most importantly, the will. She won't let another child die.

Ayanda isn't the only young Unnatural in Venice. Ghostly Yurei is in hiding, fleeing the captors determined to turn him into an assassin. Jette Jekyll and Belle Frankenstein are on the run from alchemists who want them dead and dissected. Their paths and Ayanda's collide when a brutal enemy surfaces that threatens them all: one of the Greater Dead, a vampire that slithers through Venice murdering everyone she encounters.

This vampire isn’t on the hunt. She has plans, more sinister and dangerous than anyone can imagine.

Ayanda is determined to stop this Dead creature before she kills again. Yurei, Jette and Belle aren't. Why should they risk their lives to save people who see them as monsters? All they’ve ever known is hate and fear. They owe the world nothing.

But Ayanda can't defeat a Dead creature alone.

Buy the Book: Amazon*


Malayna Evans

NeferuraNeferura by Malayna Evans
Published: 13. February 2024
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 350
Genre: Egyptian, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mythology
Audience: Young Adult
Shelve: SuBventur
Link to Goodreads

For readers of The Wolf Den and Kaikeyi comes the thrilling tale of the forgotten daughter of a legendary Egyptian pharaoh and the path she must take to escape her own dangerous fate. There are many paths to power. They all come with a price. Neferura, princess and high priestess of Kemet, knows her duty is to her people. When your mother is the great Pharaoh, it is hard to forget. But Neferura's unique position at court comes with high stakes for her country, especially when she's forced to serve her vile half-brother, a man determined to stop Neferura's potential rise. Peace, it seems, never lasts for women who wield power in the open. Especially when they cross a vengeful man. When Neferura overhears Thutmose's plot to end her mother's rule, she knows he must be stopped, no matter the cost. The discovery of a mysterious tattooed wisewoman and her shadowy network of spies offers an uneasy alliance. But the wisewoman wields more power than Neferura knew possible -- power with the potential to rival her own. Neferura must decide where her loyalties lie and how much she's willing to sacrifice to protect the people she loves before everything crumbles at the hands of a tyrant.

Buy the Book: Amazon*


Jen Williams

TalonsisterTalonsister by Jen Williams
Published: 12. September 2023
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Pages: 560
Genre: High Fantasy, Magic
Audience: Adult
Shelve: SuBventur
Link to Goodreads

Uncover a magical past that refuses to be forgotten in a world of mythical creatures and ruthless religion in this brand-new duology from the multi-award winning author of The Ninth Rain, perfect for fans of John Gwynne and Andrea Stewart.

Leven has no memory of her life before she was a soldier. The process of turning her into a Herald – a magical killing machine – was traumatic enough that it wiped her mind clean. Now, with the war won and the Imperium satisfied, she finds herself unemployed and facing a bleak future. Her fellow Heralds are disappearing, and her own mind seems to be coming apart at the seams. Strange visions, memories she shouldn’t have, are resurfacing, and none of them make any sense. They show her Brittletain, the ancient and mysterious island that the Imperium was never able to tame. Leven resolves to go to this place of magic and warring queens, with the hope of finding who she really is.

Envoy Kaeto has done a number of important little jobs for the Imperium, most of them nasty, all of them in the shadows. His newest assignment is to escort the bone-crafter Gynid Tyleigh as she travels across the Imperium – as the woman responsible for creating the Heralds, his employers owe her a great deal. But Tyleigh’s ambition alarms even Kaeto, and her conviction that she has found a new source of Titan bones, buried deep in the earth, could lead to another, even bloodier war.

Ynis was raised by the griffins, and has never seen another human face. She lives wild, as they do, eating her meat raw and flying with her talon-sister, T’rook. The griffins fiercely protect their isolation – the piles of skulls that litter the mountains of Brittletain are testament to that – but the magic they guard will always make them a target for the greed of men. By choosing not to kill Ynis when she was just a baby, the griffins may have doomed themselves – because the girl’s past is coming for her, and it carries a lethal blade.

Buy the Book: Amazon*

The Gilded Crown

Marianne Gordon

The Gilded CrownThe Gilded Crown by Marianne Gordon
Series: The Raven's Trade #1
Published: 23. November 2023
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages: 380
Genre: Dark Fantasy, Death, LGBTQIA+, Magic
Audience: Adult
Shelve: SuBventur
Link to Goodreads

The Witch’s Heart meets The Priory of the Orange Tree in this debut novel about a woman who can bring people back from the dead, and the princess — and only heir to the throne — that she must protect, no matter the cost.

The first time Hellevir visited Death, she was ten years old…

Since she was a little girl, Hellevir has been able to raise the dead. Every creature can be saved for a price, a price demanded by the shrouded figure who rules the afterlife, who takes a little more from Hellevir with each soul she resurrects.

Such a gift can rarely remain a secret. When Princess Sullivain, sole heir to the kingdom’s throne, is assassinated, the Queen summons Hellevir to demand she bring her granddaughter back to life. But once is not enough; the killers might strike again. The Princess’ death would cause a civil war, so the Queen commands that Hellevir remain by her side.

But Sullivain is no easy woman to be bound to, even as Hellevir begins to fall in love with her. With the threat of war looming, Hellevir must trade more and more of herself to keep the princess alive.

But Death will always take what he is owed.

Buy the Book: Amazon*

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