Books about Valor

  1. The Hobbit

    by J.R.R. Tolkien
    An epic adventure through Middle-earth, filled with danger and magic.

    Gandalf tricks Bilbo Baggins into hosting a party for Thorin Oakenshield and his band of twelve dwarves , (Dwalin, Balin, Kili, Fili, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, Gloin, Bifur, Bofur, and Bombur) who sing ... (Wikipedia)

  2. The Lord of the Rings

    by J.R.R. Tolkien
    Epic fantasy journey to save Middle-earth from a dark force and restore order.

    The prologue explains that the book is "largely concerned with hobbits", and tells of their origins in a migration from the east; of how they smoke " pipe-weed "; of how the Shire , where most of ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Beowulf

    by Unknown
    Epic poem recounting the heroic deeds of a legendary Scandinavian warrior.

    Beowulf is a major epic of Anglo-Saxon literature, probably composed between the first half of the seventh century and the end of the first millennium. The poem was inspired by Germanic and ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Red Badge of Courage

    by Stephen Crane
    A young soldier's journey of courage and growth during the Civil War.

    On a cold day, the fictional 304th New York Infantry Regiment awaits battle beside a river. Eighteen-year-old Private Henry Fleming, remembering his romantic reasons for enlisting as well as his ... (Wikipedia)

  5. A Dance with Dragons

    by George R.R. Martin
    Epic fantasy tale of political intrigue and war with a wide cast of characters.

    Stannis Baratheon , a claimant to the Iron Throne of Westeros , occupies the Wall at the realm's northern border, having helped to repel an invasion of wildlings from the northern wilderness. Stannis ... (Wikipedia)

  6. Martin the Warrior

    by Brian Jacques
    An adventurous mouse seeks to liberate a group of oppressed animals, discovering courage and strength along the way.

    Martin the Warrior tells the story of a young mouse named Martin , a slave in Marshank under the cruel stoat Badrang the Tyrant . When Badrang leaves Martin to be tortured by the weather and the ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Joust

    by Mercedes Lackey
    A thrilling medieval adventure, tracing the journey of a young jouster as she seeks to save her kingdom.

    THE SECRET OF THE DRAGONS Vetch was an Altan serf working the land which had once been his family's farm. Young and slight, Vetch would have died of overwork, exposure, and starvation if not for the ... (Goodreads)

  8. Exile's Honor

    by Mercedes Lackey
    A young elven exile embarks on a journey of redemption and revenge.

    Alberich had spent most of his youth in the Karsite military schools training to be an officer. As the son of an impoverished mother, he had no other career choice open to him. And Alberich had risen ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo

    by Tom Reiss
    Epic biography of the original Count of Monte Cristo, a forgotten black hero of the French Revolution.

    Here is the remarkable true story of the real Count of Monte Cristo – a stunning feat of historical sleuthing that brings to life the forgotten hero who inspired such classics as The Count of Monte ... (Goodreads)

  10. The Iliad

    by Homer
    Epic tale of the Trojan War, depicting heroism and tragedy.

    Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, ... (Goodreads)

  11. Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table

    by Thomas Malory
    Epic tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, their chivalrous adventures and ultimate demise.

    Ο Αρθούρος, ο Λάνσελοτ, ο Μέρλιν, η βασίλισσα Γκουίνεβιαρ, το Εξκάλιμπερ, η Κυρά της Λίμνης, ο Τρίστραμ και η Ιζόλδη, οι μονομαχίες, οι ηρωισμοί, οι δολοπλοκίες, η γενναιότητα - και φυσικά η ... (Goodreads)

  12. Henry V

    by William Shakespeare
    A young king's battle for power and the courage of his people in a defining moment of history.

    Henry V is Shakespeare’s most famous “war play”; it includes the storied English victory over the French at Agincourt. Some of it glorifies war, especially the choruses and Henry’s speeches urging ... (Goodreads)

  13. The Gathering Storm

    by Robert Jordan
    Epic fantasy adventure featuring battles between the forces of good and evil.

    The series' storyline has been leading up to the "Last Battle" ( Tarmon Gai'don )—a fight between the forces of Light and Shadow. According to prophecy in the series the primary protagonist Rand ... (Wikipedia)

  14. The Last Command

    by Timothy Zahn
    A Rebel pilot and his ragtag crew battle Imperial forces in a desperate fight for freedom.

    The embattled Republic reels from the attacks of Grand Admiral Thrawn, who has marshaled the remnants of the Imperial forces and driven the Rebels back with an abominable technology recovered from ... (Barnes & Noble)

  15. The High King

    by Lloyd Alexander
    An epic adventure of a young man's quest to reclaim the throne of Prydain.

    The story begins only days after the conclusion of, Taran Wanderer, . With winter approaching, Taran and his companion Gurgi return from their wanderings to Caer Dallben after getting news from Kaw ... (Wikipedia)

  16. Gods and Generals

    by Jeff Shaara
    Epic saga of the American Civil War, recounting the experiences of its heroes and leaders.

    Copying his father's approach of focusing on the most important officers of the two armies ( General Robert E. Lee , Major General Winfield Scott Hancock , Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson , ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Sharpe's Rifles

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A tale of heroism and courage in the Napoleonic Wars, as one man rises to become a legendary soldier.

    Sharpe's battalion, acting as rearguard to the British Army in its retreat to Corunna , are cut down by a squadron of French regular cavalry. Sharpe takes up Captain Murray's heavy cavalry sword ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

    by Marcus Luttrell
    A riveting account of a heroic mission gone wrong, and the courage and strength of the Navy SEALS who faced impossible odds.

    On a clear night in late June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in northern Afghanistan for the mountainous Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader ... (Goodreads)

  19. Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific

    by Robert Leckie
    A WWII Marine's first-hand account of his harrowing experiences in the Pacific Theater.

    Now the inspiration behind the HBO series THE PACIFIC Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts to ever come out of the Second World War. Robert Leckie was 21 when he enlisted in the US ... (Goodreads)

  20. The Poem of My Cid

    by Anonymous
    Epic tale of a noble Castilian knight's exploits, loyalty, and heroism.

    Poema épico, se trata del texto más representativo del arte de los juglares españoles de la Edad Media. El poema fue probablemente compuesto entre 1110-1140, no mucho después de los hechos a los que ... (Goodreads)

  21. The Hedge Knight

    by George R.R. Martin
    A lowborn squire's quest to become a knight, amidst a tapestry of political intrigue and personal conflict.

    A novella originally published August 25, 1998 in the Legends anthology, edited by Robert Silverberg. Set in the world of the Song of Ice and Fire series eighty-nine years before the events of the ... (Goodreads)

  22. The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian

    by Robert E. Howard
    Epic tale of a barbarian warrior on a quest for revenge and conquest.

    Poem and first 13 tales, in order written, plus Miscellanea drafts, notes, maps by author. Cimmeria poem 1 The Phoenix on the Sword 1932 2 The Frost-Giant's Daughter 1976 3 The God in the Bowl 1952 4 ... (Goodreads)

  23. Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

    by Stephen E. Ambrose
    An epic narrative of the American soldiers of Easy Company during World War II.

    As good a rifle company as any, Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, US Army, kept getting tough assignments–responsible for everything from parachuting into France early DDay morning to the ... (Goodreads)

  24. Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper

    by Howard E. Wasdin
    The harrowing account of a Navy SEAL's training and experiences in the line of duty.

    The, New York Times, best selling book that takes you inside SEAL Team Six – the covert squad that killed Osama Bin Laden., SEAL Team Six is a secret unit tasked with counterterrorism, hostage ... (Goodreads)

  25. With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

    by Eugene B. Sledge
    A soldier's harrowing account of his experiences in World War II.

    In his own book, Wartime, Paul Fussell called With the Old Breed "one of the finest memoirs to emerge from any war." John Keegan referred to it in The Second World War as "one of the most arresting ... (Goodreads)

  26. Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills

    by Charles Henderson
    The true story of Carlos Hathcock, a legendary Marine sniper who served in the Vietnam War and achieved 93 confirmed kills.

    Tells the exciting true story of Sergeant Carlos Hathcock, a legendary Marine sniper in the Vietnam War. He's silent, invisible. He lies in one position for days, barely twitching a muscle, able to ... (Goodreads)

  27. Bravo Two Zero

    by Andy McNab
    A thrilling account of a Special Air Service patrol mission gone wrong in the Iraqi desert.

    In January 1991, eight members of the SAS regiment embarked upon a top secret mission that was to infiltrate them deep behind enemy lines. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they were to sever ... (Goodreads)

  28. Storm of Steel

    by Ernst Jünger
    An autobiographical account of World War I, exploring the horrors of war.

    Storm of Steel begins with Jünger as a private entering the line with the 73rd Hanoverian Regiment in Champagne . His first taste of combat came at Les Éparges in April 1915 where he was first ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Sharpe's Fortress

    by Bernard Cornwell
    Action-packed adventure of a British soldier in India, struggling to protect a fortress.

    In 1803, Arthur Wellesley 's British and sepoy army is in pursuit of the Mahrattas in western India, having beaten them in the Battle of Assaye . Ensign Richard Sharpe, newly made an officer, is ... (Wikipedia)

  30. The Winter King

    by Bernard Cornwell
    Epic saga of Arthurian legend, weaving together the tales of a warrior-king's rise to power.

    The story is narrated by its main protagonist, Derfel Cadarn , an elderly monk who has converted to Christianity late in life after spending many years as a warrior in the service of Arthur , a ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Debt of Bones

    by Terry Goodkind
    A young girl's quest to avert a looming war and restore balance to a magical world.

    A milestone of storytelling set in the world of The Sword of Truth, Debt of Bones is the story of young Abby's struggle to win the aid of the wizard Zedd Zorander, the most important man alive. Abby ... (Goodreads)

  32. The Iliad/The Odyssey

    by Homer
    Epic tale of courage, honor, and revenge in the Trojan War followed by a hero's journey home.

    Gripping listeners and readers for more than 2,700 years, 'The Iliad' is the story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles. Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the ... (Goodreads)

  33. Dauntless

    by Jack Campbell
    A space pilot's adventure to save the human race from alien invaders.

    John 'Black Jack' Geary has recently been rescued from a 100-year-old escape pod with a damaged beacon. He was the commanding officer of an early battle in what has become a century-old war between ... (Wikipedia)

  34. Gates of Fire

    by Steven Pressfield
    Epic tale of ancient Spartan warriors on a mission of heroism and sacrifice.

    The novel is narrated by Xeones, a perioikos and one of only three Greek survivors of the Battle of Thermopylae . His story is dictated to King Xerxes and transcribed by his court historian , ... (Wikipedia)

  35. The Crown Tower

    by Michael J. Sullivan
    A swordsman and an arcanist join forces to prevent a powerful magical tower from falling into enemy hands.

    TWO MEN WHO HATE EACH OTHER. ONE IMPOSSIBLE MISSION. A LEGEND IN THE MAKING. A warrior with nothing to fight for is paired with a thieving assassin with nothing to lose. Together they must steal a ... (Goodreads)

  36. Pursuit of Honor

    by Vince Flynn
    An action-packed thriller following a team of counterterrorism agents on a mission to save the country.

    The action begins six days after a series of explosions devastated Washington, D.C., targeting the National Counterterrorism Center and killing 185 people, including public officials and CIA ... (Goodreads)

  37. Faith of the Fallen

    by Terry Goodkind
    A heroic struggle to protect the world from an ancient evil, using the power of faith.

    Faith of the Fallen begins where, Soul of the Fire, leaves off. Richard is taking Cara and injured Kahlan to the high mountains of his homeland, Westland. At the end of the Soul of the Fire Richard ... (Wikipedia)

  38. The Runelords

    by David Farland
    Epic fantasy adventure of a young man's quest to restore order to a kingdom.

    Young Prince Gaborn Val Orden of Mystarria is traveling in disguise on a journey to ask for the hand of the lovely Princess Iome of Sylvarresta when he and his warrior bodyguard spot a pair of ... (Goodreads)

  39. The King's Buccaneer

    by Raymond E. Feist
    Band of adventurers embark on a daring mission to save a kingdom from a tyrant's machinations.

    Nicholas, as third son, is third in the line of succession of the Kingdom of the Isles. However, due to his gentle nature and a deformity, an underdeveloped left foot, his father, Prince Arutha, ... (Wikipedia)

  40. Citizen Soldiers: The US Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany

    by Stephen E. Ambrose
    A compelling account of courage, determination and sacrifice shown by the US Army during World War II.

    From Stephen E. Ambrose, bestselling author of, Band of Brothers, and, D-Day, the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U.S. army in northwest Europe from the day after D-Day until the end of ... (Goodreads)

  41. Trumps of Doom

    by Roger Zelazny
    Epic fantasy story of a man's fight against a powerful evil, to restore peace and justice.

    Merlin has spent the last several years on Earth learning computer science while building Ghostwheel, a trump- and pattern -based computer, elsewhere in Shadow. Having completed his project, he ... (Wikipedia)

  42. The Guns of Navarone

    by Alistair MacLean
    A daring mission to destroy a fortress blocking the Allied forces from a major port.

    The island of Navarone, off the Turkish coast, has been heavily fortified as the Germans attempt to stifle British naval activity in the Aegean. A force of twelve hundred British soldiers is now ... (Wikipedia)

  43. War

    by Sebastian Junger
    A gripping account of the experience of soldiers in combat and the psychological aftermath of war.

    In his breakout bestseller, The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger created "a wild ride that brilliantly captures the awesome power of the raging sea and the often futile attempts of humans to withstand ... (Goodreads)

  44. Rurouni Kenshin, Volume 01

    by Nobuhiro Watsuki
    A samurai warrior in 19th-century Japan struggles with his past while defending the innocent against injustice.

    Packed with action, romance and historical intrigue,, Rurouni Kenshin, is one of the most beloved and popular manga series worldwide. Set against the backdrop of the Meiji Restoration, it tells the ... (Goodreads)

  45. 1356

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A tale of honor and courage, as a peasant's army fights to liberate France from English rule.

    Thomas of Hookton prefers to be known as le bâtard, the leader of the Hellequin, his band of mercenaries fighting in France. He and Genevieve have a son Hugh, already in training to use a yew bow. ... (Wikipedia)

  46. Jarhead : A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles

    by Anthony Swofford
    A Marine's personal account of his experiences during the Gulf War and the psychological toll of war on soldiers.

    Jarhead recounts Swofford's enlistment and service in the United States Marine Corps during the Persian Gulf War , in which he served as a Scout Sniper Trainee with the Surveillance and Target ... (Wikipedia)

  47. The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon

    by Alex Kershaw
    Gripping account of the Battle of the Bulge and the heroic actions of the 394th Infantry Regiment, 99th Division.

    On a cold morning in December, 1944, deep in the Ardennes forest, a platoon of eighteen men under the command of twenty-year-old lieutenant Lyle Bouck were huddled in their foxholes trying ... (Goodreads)

  48. The Death of Superman

    by Dan Jurgens
    Superman must battle an unstoppable enemy that threatens to destroy the world.

    The story that drew national media attention when DC Comics killed their greatest hero is collected here. When a hulking monster emerges from an underground resting place and begins a mindless ... (Goodreads)

  49. King Arthur and His Knights: Selected Tales

    by Thomas Malory
    A collection of stories of the legendary King Arthur and his heroic knights.

    Thomas Malory, knight, adventurer, and soldier, was born in the early years of the fifteenth century and died on March 14, 1471, having spent much of the last twenty years of his life in prison. It ... (Goodreads)

  50. Homeland

    by R.A. Salvatore
    Epic saga of an elf's journey of self-discovery, redemption and revenge.

    Drizzt was born to the tenth noble House of Menzoberranzan , Daermon Na'shezbaernon (more commonly known as House Do'Urden). He was the son of Malice, the Do'Urden Matron Mother and her consort, ... (Wikipedia)

  51. Half a King

    by Joe Abercrombie
    A young prince's struggle to reclaim his rightful throne and avenge his father's death.

    The story follows the exploits of Yarvi, a young prince of Gettland with a disabled hand. When his father dies Yarvi is elevated to the throne but faces a struggle to keep it as others conspire to ... (Wikipedia)

  52. Sword of Destiny

    by Andrzej Sapkowski
    Epic fantasy adventure of a witcher on a quest to protect the world from dark forces.

    The anthology consists of several stories, loosely linked in a chronology. The short stories in this collection take place before the events of the novels and introduce characters that become major ... (Wikipedia)

  53. New Spring

    by Robert Jordan
    A young girl's quest to save her kingdom from a powerful enemy.

    New Spring describes events which take place twenty years before the events of, The Eye of the World, (Book 1). The story begins in the last days of the Aiel War , and the Battle of the Shining Walls ... (Wikipedia)

  54. The Song of Roland

    by Unknown
    Epic poem of a knight's heroic battle against a powerful enemy.

    On 15 August 778, Charlemagne’s army was returning from a successful expedition against Saracen Spain when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass. Out of this skirmish arose a stirring ... (Goodreads)

  55. Death of Kings

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A historical epic of betrayal, revenge, and redemption set during the war-torn Middle Ages.

    It is 899 AD. Alfred the Great is dying. Rivals for his throne are poised to tear his kingdom apart. Uhtred, a Saxon who has been raised by a Danish warlord, wants more than anything else to go and ... (Wikipedia)

  56. The Longest Day

    by Cornelius Ryan
    A riveting account of the Allied forces' D-Day invasion of Normandy during WWII.

    First published in 1959,, The Longest Day, is one of the bestselling military history books of all time, and the inspiration for the legendary 1962 film. Cornelius Ryan pioneered a new style of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  57. A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

    by George R.R. Martin
    A gritty fantasy tale of knights and dragons, set in a time of chaos and war.

    A century before A GAME OF THRONES, two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros… A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R.R. Martin’s ongoing ... (Goodreads)

  58. Heir of Novron

    by Michael J. Sullivan
    Epic adventure to overthrow a tyrannical ruler and restore justice and peace.

    After a successful raid, Royce and Hadrian (together known as Riyria) are approached by a man offering much gold to steal a sword owned by Count Pickering, from the royal palace in Medford, the ... (Wikipedia)

  59. Sharpe's Honor

    by Bernard Cornwell
    Richard Sharpe, a British soldier, is tasked with rescuing a Spanish noblewoman from French captivity during the Napoleonic Wars.

    Major Pierre Ducos plots to broker a peace between France and Spain, offering to restore King Ferdinand VII to the Spanish throne in exchange for the Spanish signing a peace treaty and breaking their ... (Wikipedia)

  60. The One Man

    by Andrew Gross
    A WWII spy mission to uncover secrets of the Nazis' nuclear program.

    1944. Physics professor Alfred Mendl is separated from his family and sent to the men’s camp, where all of his belongings are tossed on a roaring fire. His books, his papers, his life’s work. The ... (Goodreads)

  61. The Pagan Lord

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A tale of revenge and loyalty as a Saxon warrior fights to reclaim his birthright.

    There have been ten years of relative peace on the island of Britain between the Saxons and the Danes. Uhtred disowns his elder son Uhtred because he has just taken vows to become a Christian priest. ... (Wikipedia)

  62. Fearless: The Heroic Story of One Navy SEAL's Sacrifice in the Hunt for Osama Bin Laden and the Unwavering Devotion of the Woman Who Loved Him

    by Eric Blehm
    A tribute to a fallen Navy SEAL and the enduring love of his wife.

    Go deep into SEAL Team SIX, straight to the heart of one of its most legendary operators. When Navy SEAL Adam Brown woke up on March 17, 2010, he didn’t know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush ... (Barnes & Noble)

  63. The Kings of Clonmel

    by John Flanagan
    A story of courage and leadership, as a young man must battle to save his people from a tyrannical ruler.

    While at the annual Rangers' Gathering, series protagonist Will is informed by Ranger Commandant Crowley that Ranger Halt will not be able to attend the Gathering as he is investigating things in ... (Wikipedia)

  64. Waylander

    by David Gemmell
    A warrior's quest for vengeance against a ruthless conqueror, with a legendary sword as the key.

    The assassin Waylander is doomed to travel the world in search of revenge against those who killed his family. , After allying with a priest, a fellow assassin, a young woman and three children in ... (Wikipedia)

  65. Treason's Harbour

    by Patrick O'Brian
    Adventure tale of a daring British naval officer and his mission to thwart a French spy.

    The Surprises wait at Malta while their ship is slowly repaired after their successful mission on the Ionian coast. Aubrey and Maturin meet Mrs Laura Fielding at music parties she holds. She is ... (Wikipedia)

  66. Armor

    by John Steakley
    A soldier's journey through a war-torn land to protect those he loves from a tyrannical enemy.

    Armor is the story of humanity's war against an alien race whose foot soldiers are three-meter-tall insects, referred to in the book as "ants". , It is also the story of a research colony on the ... (Wikipedia)

  67. Excalibur

    by Bernard Cornwell
    Epic tale of Arthurian legend, as Arthur struggles to unite the divided kingdom of Britain.

    In The Winter King and Enemy of God Bernard Cornwell demonstrated his astonishing ability to make the oft-told legend of King Arthur fresh and new for our time. Now, in this riveting final volume of ... (Goodreads)

  68. Only the Good Spy Young

    by Ally Carter
    A teenage girl's mission to save her friends and foil a terrorist plot.

    When Cammie Morgan enrolled at the Gallagher Academy, she knew she was preparing for the dangerous life of a spy. What she didn’t know was that the serious, real-life danger would start during her ... (Goodreads)

  69. Exile

    by R.A. Salvatore
    Epic fantasy adventure of a lone warrior determined to restore justice and peace.

    Drizzt spent some years in the Underdark, during which he was enslaved by mind flayers and then had to fight Zaknafein again, who had been made undead by Malice, thanks to Lolth's "greatest gift" ... (Wikipedia)

  70. Vagabond

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A thrilling tale of a daring young swordsman's quest for justice, revenge, and glory.

    Arrows On The Hill Thomas, Eleanor and Father Hobbe journey to the north of England to speak with the old Monk Brother Collimore, who knows of the Holy Grail, in city of Durham . Unknown to them, the ... (Wikipedia)

  71. Warriors of the Storm

    by Bernard Cornwell
    Uhtred of Bebbanburg fights to reclaim his ancestral home while facing new enemies and old rivalries in 9th century England.

    Northmen led by Ragnall Ivarson invade Mercia near Uhtred's fortress of Ceaster . Ragnall, whose brother Sigtryggr is married to Uhtred's daughter Stiorra, has been driven out of Ireland by the ... (Wikipedia)

  72. Sharpe's Devil

    by Bernard Cornwell
    Richard Sharpe is tasked with finding a missing British agent in South America, but he soon finds himself embroiled in a dangerous plot involving a vengeful Spanish officer and a mysterious woman.

    Doña Louisa Vivar, whom Sharpe befriended in, Sharpe's Rifles, , visits the Sharpe farm and asks the former rifleman to sail to Chile in search of her husband, Don Blas Vivar, who has disappeared ... (Wikipedia)

  73. The Heroes

    by Joe Abercrombie
    A dark fantasy tale of a war-torn kingdom, with a band of characters on a quest for glory.

    They say Black Dow's killed more men than winter, and clawed his way to the throne of the North up a hill of skulls. The King of the Union, ever a jealous neighbor, is not about to stand smiling by ... (Barnes & Noble)

  74. 300

    by Frank Miller
    Epic battle between 300 Spartan warriors against an invading Persian army.

    The armies of Persia—a vast horde greater than any the world has ever known—are poised to crush Greece, an island of reason and freedom in a sea of madness and tyranny. Standing between Greece and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  75. Legend

    by David Gemmell
    Epic fantasy saga of a young leader's quest to protect his kingdom from a powerful enemy.

    The Drenai Empire is under threat. The tribal Nadir people have been united for the first time by the great warleader Ulric, who has forged a massive empire in the North. The Drenai leader Abalayn is ... (Wikipedia)

  76. The Last Full Measure

    by Jeff Shaara
    Epic story of the battles of Gettysburg, Antietam, and Chickamauga as told through the eyes of the soldiers and officers who fought them.

    Librarian's note: An alternative cover edition for this ISBN can be found here . In the Pulitzer prize-winning classic The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara created the finest Civil War novel of our ... (Goodreads)

  77. The Path of Daggers

    by Robert Jordan
    The eight novel in the Wheel of Time series, wherein a war-torn world faces a powerful new threat.

    The Seanchan invasion force is in possession of Ebou Dar. Nynaeve, Elayne, and Aviendha head for Caemlyn and Elayne's rightful throne, but on the way they discover an enemy much worse than the ... (Goodreads)

  78. To Hell And Back

    by Audie Murphy
    Autobiography of Audie Murphy, the most decorated American soldier of World War II, detailing his experiences in combat and struggles with PTSD.

    The classic bestselling war memoir by the most decorated American soldier in World War II, back in print in a trade paperback Originally published in 1949, To Hell and Back was a smash bestseller for ... (Goodreads)

  79. Lionheart

    by Sharon Kay Penman
    Epic historical fiction following the life of Richard the Lionheart, King of England, during the 12th century Crusades.

    They were called "The Devil's Brood," though never to their faces. They were the four surviving sons of Henry Plantagenet and Eleanor of Aquitaine. With two such extraordinary parents, much was ... (Goodreads)

  80. The Gods of War

    by Conn Iggulden
    Epic historical fiction of a brave warrior's struggles against the odds in a tumultuous world.

    The year is 53 B.C. Fresh from victory in Gaul, Julius Caesar leads battle-hardened legions across the Rubicon river–threatening Rome herself. Even the master strategist Pompey is caught unprepared ... (Goodreads)

  81. Lords of the North

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A thrilling historical fiction of warriors, love and battles in 9th century England.

    878 – 881: Uhtred of Bebbanburg makes his way back to his native Northumbria seeking revenge against his uncle Ælfric and childhood enemies Sven the One-Eyed and Kjartan the Cruel. He travels by ship ... (Wikipedia)

  82. A Crown of Swords

    by Robert Jordan
    Epic fantasy adventure of a struggle for power, with fate of the world in the balance.

    A Crown of Swords has three primary plotlines: ... (Wikipedia)

  83. The Ruby Knight

    by David Eddings
    Epic fantasy adventure, following a young prince on a quest to save his kingdom.

    Ehlana, Queen of Elenia, has been poisoned. A deep enchantment sustains her life, but it will end soon. Then Sparhawk, Pandian Knight and the Queen's Champion, learns where to get to cure for the ... (Goodreads)

  84. Purity of Blood

    by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
    Captain Alatriste is hired to rescue a young man from the Spanish Inquisition. A tale of adventure, intrigue, and political corruption in 17th century Spain.

    The second swashbuckling adventure in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series Captain Alatriste, Madrid’s most charismatic swashbuckler, returns in Perez-Reverte’s acclaimed ... (Goodreads)

  85. Hornblower During the Crisis

    by C.S. Forester
    Captain Hornblower navigates through political turmoil and personal challenges during the Napoleonic Wars.

    Hornblower has just finished his tour blockading Brest in command of the Royal Navy sloop Hotspur . As he travels back to England for his next assignment, he is asked to participate in the court ... (Wikipedia)

  86. Sword Song

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