As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at court where a true man does what he will, not what he must … and a dead enemy is a thing of beauty.
Having passed a year marked by unlikely literary success, a potentially fatal medical diagnosis and a friend's request to help her conceive a child, a man explores his prospects in a New York that is overwhelmed by frequent superstorms and social unrest.
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle series), by Patrick Rothfuss- The Name of the Wind is the story of the rise of the most notorious wizard of all time. Taking place in an alternate world, this story is clearly high fantasy.