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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Alex Caine Series
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y Bound Alan Baxter , Sydney South : HarperCollins , 2014 6952103 2014 single work novel fantasy

'Alex Caine, a fighter by trade, is drawn into a world he never knew existed - a world he wishes he'd never found. Alex Caine is a martial artist fighting in illegal cage matches. His powerful secret weapon is an unnatural vision that allows him to see his opponents' moves before they know their intentions themselves. An enigmatic Englishman, Patrick Welby, approaches Alex after a fight and reveals, 'I know your secret.' Welby shows Alex how to unleash a breathtaking realm of magic and power, drawing him into a mind-bending adventure beyond his control. And control is something Alex values above all else... A cursed grimoire binds Alex to Uthentia, a chaotic Fey godling, who leads him towards chaos and murder, an urge Alex finds harder and harder to resist. Befriended by Silhouette, a monstrous Kin beauty, Alex sets out to recover the only things that will free him - the shards of the Darak. But that powerful stone also has the potential to unleash a catastrophe which could mean the end of the world as we know it.' (Publication summary)

y Obsidian Alan Baxter , Sydney South : HarperCollins , 2014 7465487 2014 single work novel fantasy

'Alex Caine wishes he had a direction, but it pays to be careful what you wish for. Alex Caine is trying to build a new life and come to terms with his recently acquired magical talents, not to mention his Kin girlfriend, Silhouette. He cantt help feeling untethered, but one night the answer seems to present itself when he is approached by a representative of a shadowy organisation. Armour is recruiting and they want Alex on their side. But the ghosts of Bound aren't gone. The relic hunter, Claude Darvill, is trying to get in touch with his father, Robert Hood. Darvill takes over Black Diamond Incorporated and starts hunting. He is determined to find out what happened to Hood and won't let anything stand in his way. And in Britain's north, three amateur occult mages think they have uncovered an ancient magic that will reveal to them great powers. But they have no idea what they're releasing. When all these forces converge, Alex and Silhouette find themselves trapped in a nightmare world from which escape seems impossible. In this sequel to the bestselling Bound, Alex Caine will need all his skills if he has any hope of surviving Obsidian.' (Publication summary)

y Abduction Alan Baxter , Sydney South : HarperCollins , 2014 7465437 2014 single work novel fantasy

'The past often catches up with you, but when it's Alex Caine's past the results can be deadly. Alex Caine has been suffering the weight of the world, and some days it's hard to even get out of bed. Alone one night, a band of Fey overwhelm him and steal him away from the mortal realm. Silhouette, desperate to save her lover, calls in Armour, but the organisation seems reluctant to help. Claude Darvill, his fragile alliance with Alex at an end, is still searching for the remains of his father, Robert Hood. In frozen wastes of Iceland, Darvill is driven by a deep-burning grudge and a need for revenge. His efforts are backed by all the considerable resources of Black Diamond Incorporated. Silhouette must overcome her greatest fears and use all her skills to locate Alex. But even if she can find him, that's only the start of their problems. In this third Alex Caine book, sequel to the bestsellers Bound and Obsidian, old enemies and new share a common goal. Alex Caine hates to be the centre of attention, but he and Silhouette need to pull together as the world is threatened once more and only Alex can save it.' (Publication summary)

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First known date: 2014
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