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Alison Goodman - Das ​letzte Drachenauge
Die ​Macht eines Drachen, die Seele eines Mädchens, das Herz eines Helden. Auf der Flucht vor Lord Sethon, der den Kaiser ermordet hat und nun den Thron für sich beansprucht, ist Eona entschlossen, den Anspruch des rechtmäßigen Erben Prinz Kygo durchzusetzen. Doch sie kann ihre magischen Kräfte nicht voll einsetzen: Der Schmerz der Himmelsdrachen ist so groß, dass Eona ihre Energie nicht mehr kontrollieren kann. Nur einer kann jetzt noch helfen: ausgerechnet der grausame Lord Ido, verantwortlich für den Tod der anderen Drachenaugen... In dem dramatischen Wettlauf gegen Sethons Armee sieht sich Eona zudem vor eine verhängnisvolle Entscheidung gestellt, denn sowohl Kygo als auch Ido begehren sie – oder geht es nur um ihre magischen Fähigkeiten? Letztlich ist Eona gezwungen, einer erschreckenden Wahrheit ins Auge zu sehen...

Alison Goodman - L'Ombre ​des Mauvais Jours
Bath, ​décembre 1812... Lady Helen prépare son mariage avec le duc de Selburn, mais son esprit est ailleurs: sa mission de Vigilant Suprême n'est pas encore accomplie. Cette double vie met Helen au supplice: non seulement elle doit résister à ses sentiments pour le charismatique Lord Carlston, mais elle doit aussi maîtriser ses pouvoirs. La confrontation finale avec leur grand ennemi, l'Abuseur Suprême, est imminente...

Alison Goodman - Le ​Club des Mauvais Jours
Londres, ​avril 1812. Lady Helen s apprête à faire son entrée à la cour. La jeune orpheline est encore sous la tutelle de son oncle et de sa tante qui veillent à étouffer chez elle tout écart pouvant rappeler la réputation sulfureuse de sa mère. Helen fait alors la connaissance du ténébreux Lord Carlston, qui revient juste d exil après avoir été soupçonné du meurtre de sa femme. Elle est piquée par la curiosité, d autant qu'il promet de lui faire des révélations sur elle-même et sa mère et que d étranges faits surviennent alors : des bonnes disparaissent, des meurtres sanglants sont commis. Mais la jeune fille est loin de soupçonner l'existence de démons viciés, des Abuseurs, qui se nourrissent de l énergie humaine. Bientôt sonnera l heure de l Abuseur Suprême traînant dans son sillage une véritable Terreur. Lord Carlston appartient au Club des Mauvais jours, une police secrète parallèle qui a juré de protéger l humanité de ces démons. Dotée d une énergie et de dons particuliers, Helen est appelée à les rejoindre. La miniature que sa mère lui a donnée suffira-t-elle à la protéger ? Helen doit choisir entre une vie faite de privilèges et d insouciance ou basculer dans un monde terrifiant mais aussi passionnant où les démons s invitent dans les soirées mondaines.

Alison Goodman - Le ​Pacte des Mauvais Jours
Brighton, ​été 1812...Chassée par son oncle, lady Helen a trouvé refuge dans la station balnéaire à la mode. Déguisée en homme, elle s'entraîne avec lord Carlston à développer ses étranges pouvoirs. Lorsqu'au cours d'une soirée mondaine elle croise le duc de Selburn, Helen se retrouve au cœur de la rivalité entre les deux hommes. Mais ses propres sentiments ne pèsent guère au regard des intérêts du Club des mauvais jours. L'un de ses membres éminents est venu lui confier une mission très délicate...

Alison Goodman - The ​Two Pearls of Wisdom
Under ​the harsh regime of an ambitious master, candidate Eon is training to become a Dragoneye - a powerful Lord able to master wind and water to protect the land. But Eon also harbours a desperate secret... Eon is, in fact, Eona, a young woman who has endured years of disguise as a boy for the chance to practice the Dragoneye's Art. In a world where women are only hidden wives or servants, Eona's dangerous deception is punishable by death. Still in disguise, Eona's unprecedented talent thrusts her into the centre of a lethal struggle for the Imperial throne. Summoned by the Emperor to the opulent and treacherous Court, Eona must learn to trust her power and find the strength to face a vicious enemy who would seize her magic . . . and her life. Inspired by ancient Chinese lore and sharing the wonders of films such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, this thrilling novel is set in a brilliantly envisioned world where both appearances and loyalties can prove so very deceptive...

Alison Goodman - The ​Dark Days Pact
Combining ​Jane Austen's high society and Cassandra Clare's supernatural underworld, Alison Goodman's second novel in the Lady Helen trilogy will delight fans of historical fiction and fantasy. Brighton, July 1812. Lady Helen Wrexhall is spending the summer season in Brighton, where she will continue her Reclaimer training and prepare for her duties as a fully fledged member of the Dark Days Club. Her mentor, Lord Carlston, believes that a Grand Deceiver has arrived in England, and there is no time to lose in preparing Helen to fight it. As she rushes to complete her training, Helen finds herself torn between her loyalty to Carlston and the orders of the Home Office, who wish to use her to further their own agenda. Meanwhile, the Duke of Selburn seems determined to try and protect her, irrespective of the risk to himself. With so much at stake, Helen must make an agonizing choice between duty and devotion.

Alison Goodman - The ​Necklace of the Gods
Once ​she was Eon, a girl disguised as a boy, who risked her life to become a Dragoneye apprentice. Now she is Eona - one of just two surviving Dragoneyes - on the run and yet supposedly her country's saviour. And Eona is hiding another, more dangerous secret...she cannot control her power. When she tries to bond with her Dragon, the anguish of the ten spirit beasts whose Dragoneyes were murdered surges through her and she becomes a terrible killing force. As the malign High Lord Sethon strives to create a potent weapon, Eona faces assassins, savage battles, jealousy, betrayal and the heartbreaking truth about herself as she fights to help the Pearl Emperor's true heir inherit the throne. Can she contain the darkness that seethes within her? One wrong move could obliterate them all? Against a backcloth of dazzling swordplay, ruthless power struggles and exotic, arcane lore, unfurls this thrilling story of a young warrior who must find the courage to tread the razor line between what is true and what is just.

Alison Goodman - Lady ​Helen and the Dark Days Pact
The ​second novel in the thrilling LADY HELEN series sees Helen following orders that could bring about betrayal and annihilation. Ages 12+ Summer, 1812 After the scandalous events at her presentation ball in London, Lady Helen has taken refuge at the fashionable seaside resort of Brighton, where she is training to be a Reclaimer with the covert Dark Days Club. As she struggles to put aside her genteel upbringing and take up the weapons of a warrior, Helen realizes that her mentor, Lord Carlston, is fighting his own inner battle. Has the foul Deceiver energy poisoned his soul, or is something else driving him towards violent bouts of madness? Either way, Helen is desperate to help the man with whom she shares a deep but forbidden connection. When Mr Pike, the hard bureaucratic heart of the Dark Days Club, arrives in Brighton, no one is prepared for the ordinary evil he brings in his wake. He has a secret task for Helen and Mr Hammond, and the authority of the Prince Regent. They have no choice but to do as he orders, knowing that the mission will betray everyone around them and possibly bring about Lord Carlston's annihilation.

Alison Goodman - Eon ​et le douzième dragon
Au ​cœur d'une Chine impériale mythique, Eon s'entraîne avec d'autres jeunes garçons pour être choisi comme apprenti par l'un des douze dragons qui protègent le pays. Dans ce monde de fausses identités et d'alliances incertaines, mais aussi d'amitiés loyales, parviendra-t-il à préserver son dangeureux secret ?

Alison Goodman - The ​Dark Days Club
London, ​April 1812. On the eve of eighteen-year-old Lady Helen Wrexhall’s presentation to the queen, one of her family’s housemaids disappears-and Helen is drawn into the shadows of Regency London. There, she meets Lord Carlston, one of the few who can stop the perpetrators: a cabal of demons infiltrating every level of society. Dare she ask for his help, when his reputation is almost as black as his lingering eyes? And will her intelligence and headstrong curiosity wind up leading them into a death trap?

Alison Goodman - Eona ​et le Collier des Dieux
Eon ​est devenu Eona, l'œil du dragon Miroir. Son nouveau pouvoir représente l'unique espoir de la Résistance. Mais saura-t-elle maîtriser sa force dévastatrice ? Dans l'ardeur de la lutte pour le contrôle de l'empire, entre son cœur et son devoir, quel choix fera Eona ?

Alison Goodman - Drachentochter
Die ​Macht eines Drachen, die Seele eines Mädchens, das Herz eines Helden. Seit Jahrhunderten herrschen sie neben dem Kaiser über das Reich: die Drachenaugen, Auserwählte der magischen Drachen und Träger ihrer Macht. Eona, das Mädchen aus den Salzminen, träumt davon, eine von ihnen zu sein, schließlich hat sie die seltene Gabe, die Drachen in ihrer wahren Gestalt zu sehen. Aber Eonas Traum ist Frevel und Rebellion – ist es doch Mädchen und Frauen unter Todesstrafe verboten, Magie zu wirken... Eine berührende Heldin im Kampf gegen mächtige Drachenmagier: emotional, opulent, atemberaubend erzählt.

Alison Goodman - Eon
Eon ​has been studying the ancient art of Dragon Magic for four years, hoping he'll be able to apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune. But he also has a dark secret. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old girl who has been living a dangerous lie for the chance to become a Dragon-eye, the human link to an energy dragon's power. It is forbidden for females to practice the Dragon Magic and, if discovered, Eon faces a terrible death. After a dazzling sword ceremony, Eon's affinity with the twelve dragons catapults him into the treacherous world of the Imperial court, where he makes a powerful enemy, Lord Ido. As tension builds and Eon's desperate lie comes to light, readers won't be able to stop turning the pages...

Alison Goodman - Lusus ​Naturae
Experience ​Lord Carlston and Lady Helen's first meeting from Lord Carlston's point of view in this compelling novella, a companion to The Dark Days Club. Combining Jane Austen's high society and Cassandra Clare's supernatural underworld, Alison Goodman's Lady Helen trilogy will delight fans of historical fiction and fantasy. Now readers can enjoy an exclusive insight into Lord Carlston's world and his initial perceptions of much-loved heroine Lady Helen in this novella. London, April 1812. Lord Carlston, a man of dubious reputation and infuriating manners, has recently returned from the Continent. He is in London to assess whether Lady Helen Wrexhall has inherited her mother's Reclaimer abilities, which would mark her as a protector of society. These abilities would also take Lady Helen from the glittering ballrooms and bright lights of her first Season into a world of demonic creatures and deadly power. Not the usual aspirations for a young lady in Regency society... Perfect for longstanding fans and readers new to the series, the novella also includes a chapter from The Dark Days Club, so you can experience the same scene from Lady Helen's point of view.

Alison Goodman - Eona
Eon ​has been revealed as Eona, the first female Dragoneye in hundreds of years. Along with fellow rebels Ryko and Lady Dela, she is on the run from High Lord Sethon's army. The renegades are on a quest for the black folio, stolen by the drug-riddled Dillon; they must also find Kygo, the young Pearl Emperor, who needs Eona's power and the black folio if he is to wrest back his throne from the selfstyled "Emperor" Sethon. Through it all, Eona must come to terms with her new Dragoneye identity and power--and learn to bear the anguish of the ten dragons whose Dragoneyes were murdered. As they focus their power through her, she becomes a dangerous conduit for their plans.... Eona, with its pulse-pounding drama and romance, its unforgettable fight scenes, and its surprises, is the conclusion to an epic only Alison Goodman could create

Alison Goodman - The ​Dark Days Deceit
The ​thrilling, genre-bending conclusion to Lady Helen's demon-hunting adventures, set in the glittering Regency world. Lady Helen has retreated to a country estate outside Bath to prepare for her wedding to the Duke of Selburn, yet she knows she has unfinished business to complete. She and the dangerously charismatic Lord Carlston have learned they are a dyad, bonded in blood, and only they are strong enough to defeat the Grand Deceiver, who threatens to throw mankind into chaos. But the heinous death-soaked Ligatus Helen has absorbed is tearing a rift in her mind. Its power, if unleashed, will annihilate both Helen and Carlston unless they can find a way to harness its ghastly force and defeat their enemy. In the final book of the trilogy that began with THE DARK DAYS CLUB and continued with THE DARK DAYS PACT, the intrepid Lady Helen's story hurtles to a shocking conclusion full of action, heartbreak, and betrayal.

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