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The Core

(2017)
(The fifth book in the Demon Cycle series)
A novel by

 
New York Times bestselling author Peter V. Brett brings one of the most imaginative fantasy sagas of the twenty-first century to an epic close.

For time out of mind, bloodthirsty demons have stalked the night, culling the human race to scattered remnants dependent on half-forgotten magics to protect them. Then two heroes arose - men as close as brothers, yet divided by bitter betrayal. Arlen Bales became known as the Warded Man, tattooed head to toe with powerful magic symbols that enable him to fight demons in hand-to-hand combat - and emerge victorious. Jardir, armed with magically warded weapons, called himself the Deliverer, a figure prophesied to unite humanity and lead them to triumph in Sharak Ka - the final war against demonkind.

But in their efforts to bring the war to the demons, Arlen and Jardir have set something in motion that may prove the end of everything they hold dear - a Swarm. Now the war is at hand and humanity cannot hope to win it unless Arlen and Jardir, with the help of Arlen's wife, Renna, can bend a captured demon prince to their will and force the devious creature to lead them to the Core, where the Mother of Demons breeds an inexhaustible army.

Trusting their closest confidantes, Leesha, Inevera, Ragen and Elissa, to rally the fractious people of the Free Cities and lead them against the Swarm, Arlen, Renna, and Jardir set out on a desperate quest into the darkest depths of evil - from which none of them expects to return alive.

Look for Peter V. Brett's complete Demon Cycle:
THE WARDED MAN | THE DESERT SPEAR | THE DAYLIGHT WAR | THE SKULL THRONE | THE CORE

Praise for the novels of Peter V. Brett's Demon Cycle

The Warded Man

"There is much to admire in Peter Brett's writing, and his concept is brilliant. There's action and suspense all the way." - Terry Brooks

"[A] fast-paced and thoroughly enjoyable dark fantasy." - The Miami Herald

The Desert Spear

"Inspired, compelling, and totally addictive: the most significant and cinematic fantasy epic since The Lord of the Rings." - Paul W. S. Anderson, director of Resident Evil: Afterlife

"Fans of epic fantasy in the tradition of Robert Jordan and George R. R. Martin will enjoy the arrival of a strong voice in multivolume epic fantasy." - Library Journal

The Daylight War

"Highly entertaining, fast-paced, and action-packed." - SF Site

"[Brett is] at the top of his game." - Tor.com

The Skull Throne

"Heart-thumping, adrenaline-pumping . . . The crescendo is near perfect." - Book Frivolity

"A page-turner, and quite possibly the best so far." - Starburst Magazine

Genre: Fantasy
 
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Used availability for Peter V Brett's The Core


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Hardback Editions

August 2017 : USA Hardback
Title: The Core: Book Five of The Demon Cycle
Author(s): Peter V Brett
ISBN: 0-345-53150-7 / 978-0-345-53150-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2017 : UK Hardback
Title: The Core (The Demon Cycle, Book 5)
Author(s): Peter V Brett
ISBN: 0-00-742572-4 / 978-0-00-742572-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Availability: Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

August 2017 : UK Paperback
Title: The Core (The Demon Cycle, Book 5)
Author(s): Peter V Brett
ISBN: 0-00-742571-6 / 978-0-00-742571-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

August 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Core: Book Five of The Demon Cycle
Author(s): Peter V Brett
Publisher: Del Rey
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

August 2017 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Core (The Demon Cycle, Book 5)
Author(s): Peter V Brett
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Availability: Amazon UK   


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