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    DescriptionIn a remote city on the edge of two worlds, where blood has power and water is more precious than freedom, three far-flung friends unite on a quest to save their families. Sal Hrvati's estranged father has brought more into the world than the woman he loved. Instead of saving her from the Void Beneath, he has summoned an unknown creature -- a creature with a mission of its own and a past that stretches back to the beginning of the world. The quest to find both of them entangles Sal and his companions in a hunt for magical treasure on the floor of the Divide, a mighty crack in the earth inhabited by creatures that are not remotely human. Desert landscapes and dirigibles feature in a fast-paced fantasy that combines romance, adventure, and humor with an original take on magic. The Books of the Cataclysm take inspiration from many arcane and mythological sources. In positing that this world is just one of many "realms," three of which are inhabited by humans during various stages of their lives, it begins in the present world but soon propels the reader to a landscape that is simultaneously familiar and fantastic.

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    Blood of Ambrose
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Enge
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    ISBN 13: 9781591027362
    ISBN 10: 1591027365

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: FAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FM
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    DC21: 813.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21300
    Ingram Subject Code: FA
    B&T General Subject: 350
    Libri: I-FA
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 66
    DC22: 813/.6
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC009000
    LC classification: PS3605.N43 B56 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: FM
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, frontispiece
    Prometheus Books
    Imprint name
    Prometheus Books
    Publication date
    21 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    James Enge is the author of "Blood of Ambrose" (nominated for a World Fantasy Award), "This Crooked Way, The Wolf Age, " Travellers' Rest, "A Guile of Dragons" (A Tournament of Shadows Book One), "Wrath-Bearing Tree" (A Tournament of Shadows Book Two), and "The Wide World's End " (A Tournament of Shadows Book Three) . His fiction has appeared in "Black Gate, Flashing Swords, " and "Every Day Fiction." He is an instructor of classical languages at a Midwestern university.