“Winter’s Heart” Darrell K. Sweet

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Winter’s Heart

Winter's Heart

Series Wheel of Time Book Nine
Illustrator Darrell K. Sweet
Author Robert Jordan
Year 2000
Publisher Orbit
ISBN 1-85723-985-7

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and go.
What was, what will be, and what is,
may yet fall under the Shadow.

Let the Dragon ride again on the winds of time.

The Wheel of Time has become an international No. 1 bestseller and one of the most popular fantasy epics of all time. Now, the Wheel of Time turns again, and the remarkable tale that is mesmerising an entire generation of readers continues. Rand is on the run with Min, but his destination is a mystery to Cadsuane.

Mazrim Taim, leader of the Black Tower, is revealed to be a liar, but his purpose remains shrouded in secrecy. Continue reading

Villains by Necessity

Illustrator Darrell K. Sweet
Author Eve Forward
Year 1996 (first published 1995)
Publisher Tor
ISBN 0-812-52228-1

Can Good triumph over Evil once too often?

The ultimate triumph of Good and Light has transformed the world into a place of sweetness and peace. This is bad news for the “bad guys,” who include a depressed thief who dresses in black, his short, feisty sidekick, a black knight, a female Druid, a man-eating sorceress and an innocent centaur who is a spy for Good.

Finding utopia boring, they set out on a quest to restore balance to the world.

Villains by Necessity available on Amazon

Thanks to Still Books for the cover

The Disappearing Dwarf

Illustrator Darrell K. Sweet
Author James P. Blaylock
Year 1983
Publisher Del Ray/Ballantine
ISBN 0-345-30376-8

INTO DARKEST BALUMNIA

Life as a man of leisure was becoming a bit dull for Jonathan Bing, Master Cheeser, so he welcomed Professor Wurzle’s invitation to visit the empty castle of Selznak, the Evil Dwarf. There they chanced upon a treasure map!

Soon Jonathan, his wonderpooch Ahab, Professor Wurzle, and Miles the Magician set off by boat for the location of the treasure… the unknown city called Landsend.

But between them and their goal lay the Case of the Missing Squire, the Attack of the Headless Oarsmen, a mysterious witch, some evil goblins—and the Secret of the Purloined Globe…

The Disappearing Dwarf available on Amazon

Thanks to Still Books for the cover

The Wishsong of Shannara

Series The Sword of Shannara
Illustrator Darrell K. Sweet, Brothers Hildebrandt (map)
Author Terry Brooks
Year 1985
Publisher Futura
ISBN 0-7088-8152-1

The triumphant finale to the bestselling Shannara trilogy

Horror stalks the Four Lands. The Ildatch, the immemorial book of evil spells, has stirred once more to eldritch life, sending its ghastly Mord Wraiths to wreak final destruction on Mankind. Allanon, ancient Druid protector of the Races, must again seek the help of a descendant of Jerle Shannara — this time Brin Ohmsford, daughter of Wil, and possessor of the magic of the Wishsong. Continue reading