y Books of the Cataclysm series - author   novel   crime   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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y The Crooked Letter Sean Williams , Pymble : Voyager , 2004 Z1137359 2004 single work novel crime fantasy

'When mirror twins Seth and Hadrian Castillo travel to Europe on holidays, they don’t expect the end of the world to follow them. Seth’s murder, however, puts exactly that into motion.

'From opposite sides of death, the Castillo twins grapple with a reality neither of them suspected, although it has been encoded in myths and legends for millennia. The Earth we know is just one of many "realms", three of which are inhabited by humans during various stages of their lives. And their afterlives...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y The Blood Debt Sean Williams , Pymble : Voyager , 2005 Z1182420 2005 single work novel fantasy crime

'In 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.' (Publication summary)

y The Hanging Mountains Sean Williams , Pymble : Voyager , 2005 Z1228911 2005 single work novel fantasy Ancient enemies stalk ghostly fog forests as legends come to life ...The Divide is flooded. Habryn Kail and the Homunculus are missing, presumed dead. Sal and his companions seek the source of the flood in the legendary Hanging Mountains, hoping to head off a crisis that was put in motion a thousand years ago. As conflict erupts between two long-forgotten civilisations, the outsiders find allies are hard to come by. Taken captive and separated, they uncover uncomfortable truths about the world and how it relates to the one that came before - our world. Something dark and deadly is stirring in the heart of the mountains. And the closer it comes to waking, the more certain it seems the Homunculus may not have been the enemy at all ... (Publisher's blurb.)
y The Devoured Earth Sean Williams , Pymble : Voyager , 2006 Z1309586 2006 single work novel fantasy In a glacial lake at the top of the world, salvation and destruction await. Haunted by a ghost from the future, Shilly and her man'kin allies are drawn into the snowbound mountains on a mission to save the world. Yod, trapped by the Castillo twins in the Void Beneath, may finally be breaking free. Hard on Shilly's heels are Sal and his father, and an uneasy alliance of Sky Wardens, Panic and foresters. The stakes are high as ancient forces struggle for ascendancy, including the strange and alien glast, and a dragon with its own agenda. If the Goddess rises from her Tomb, the fate of the Ice Eaters will be sealed and they will kill anyone who tries to get in their way. (Backcover)

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