But what bothers watch commander sir sam Vimes is that the unusual deaths of three elderly Ankh-Morporkians do not bear the clean, efficient marks of the Assassins' Guild. And certain highly placed personages are using the unrest as an excuse to resurrect a monarchy—which would be bad enough even if the "king" they were grooming wasn't as empty-headed as your typical animated pottery.
Feet of Clay #ad - All vimes has are some tracks of white clay and more of those bothersome "clue" things that only serve to muck up an investigation. Harper.
Men at Arms DiscworldHarper #ad - . And so begins the most awesome epic encounter of all time, an ancient sword’s magic, in which the fate of a city—indeed of the universe itself!—depends on a young man’s courage, or at least all afternoon, and a three-legged poodle’s bladder. Corporal carrot has been promoted! he’s now in charge of the new recruits guarding Ankh-Morpork, Miscellaneous Marauders, unlicensed Thieves, Discworld’s greatest city, from Barbarian Tribes, and such.
An ancient document has just revealed that Ankh-Morpork, ruled for decades by Disorganized crime, has a secret sovereign! And his name is Carrot. HarperTorch. It’s a big job, particularly for an adopted dwarf. But an even bigger job awaits.
Jingo: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - Unfortunately, the historically disputed lump of land called Leshp is once again floating directly between Ankh-Morpork and the city of Al-Khali on the coast of Klatch—which is spark enough to ignite that glorious international pastime called "war. Pressed into patriotic service, commander sam Vimes thinks he should be leading his loyal watchmen, female watchdwarf, and lady werewolf into battle against local malefactors rather than against uncomfortably well-armed strangers in the Klatchian desert.
. But war is, after all, simply the greatest of all crimes—and it's Sir Samuel's sworn duty to seek out criminal masterminds wherever they may be hiding and lock them away before they can do any real damage. It isn't much of an island that rises up one moonless night from the depths of the Circle Sea—just a few square miles of silt and some old ruins.
Jingo: A Novel of Discworld #ad - HarperTorch. Even the ones on his side.
The Fifth Elephant: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - But weren't there supposed to be five? Indeed there were. Which, of course, he will. After all, solving mysteries is his job. It's up to the dauntless vimes—bothered as usual by a familiar cast of Discworld inhabitants you know, vampires, trolls, werewolves, dwarfs, and such—to solve the puzzle of the missing pachyderm.
. Of course, where cops even those clad in tights go, alas, crime follows. Now, he's been invited to attend a royal function as both detective and diplomat. An attempted assassination and a theft soon lead to a desperate chase from the low halls of Discworld royalty to the legendary fat mines of Uberwald, where lard is found in underground seams along with tusks and teeth and other precious ivory artifacts.
The Fifth Elephant: A Novel of Discworld #ad - So where is it?when duty calls, Commander Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork constabulary answers—even if he doesn't want to. HarperTorch. The one role he relishes; the other requires, well, ruby tights. Everyone knows that the world is flat and supported on the backs of four elephants. HarperTorch.
Maskerade: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - HarperTorch. The ghost in the bone-white mask who haunts the Ankh-Morpork Opera House was always considered a benign presence—some would even say lucky—until he started killing people. HarperTorch. Once granny sets her mind on something, however, it's difficult—and often hazardous—to dissuade her. But at least it's an escape from scheming Nanny Ogg and old Granny Weatherwax back home, who want her to join their witchy ranks.
And no opera-prowling phantom fiend is going to keep a pair of determined hags down on the farm after they've seen Ankh-Morpork. The sudden rash of bizarre backstage deaths now threatens to mar the operatic debut of country girl Perdita X. Nee agnes nitt, she of the ample body and ampler voice. Perdita's expected to hide in the chorus and sing arias out loud while a more petitely presentable soprano mouths the notes.
Hogfather: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - HarperTorch. Which, has death's level-headed granddaughter, in turn, racing to unravel the nasty, Susan, humbuggian mess before the holiday season goes straight to hell and takes everyone along with it. Suddenly discworld's entire myth system is unraveling at an alarming rate. Yet here it is, and the jolly, hogswatchnight, that most joyous and acquisitive of times, old, red-suited gift-giver has vanished without a trace.
. HarperTorch. And there's something shady going on involving an uncommonly psychotic member of the Assassins' Guild and certain representatives of Ankh-Morpork's rather extensive criminal element. Drastic measures must be taken, which is why Death himself is taking up the reins of the fat man's vacated sleigh.
Hogfather: A Novel of Discworld #ad - Who would want to harm discworld's most beloved icon? Very few things are held sacred in this twisted, corrupt, heartless—and oddly familiar—universe, but the Hogfather is one of them.
Interesting Times: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - May you live in interesting times" is the worst thing one can wish on a citizen of Discworld—especially on the distinctly unmagical sorcerer Rincewind, who has had far too much perilous excitement in his life. HarperTorch. But when a request for a "great wizzard" arrives in Ankh-Morpork via carrier albatross from the faraway Counterweight Continent, it's he who's sent as emissary.
Carnage is pretty much a given, and, since Cohen the Barbarian and his extremely elderly Silver Horde are busily formulating their own plan for looting, pillaging, er, looking wistfully at girls. However, rincewind firmly believes there are too many heroes already in the world, yet only one Rincewind. And, for some incomprehensible reason, someone believes Rincewind will have a mythic role in the war and wholesale bloodletting that will surely ensue.
Interesting Times: A Novel of Discworld #ad - . Chaos threatens to follow the impending demise of the Agatean Empire's current ruler. HarperTorch. And he owes it to the world to keep that one alive for as long as possible.
Soul Music: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - That is, until a little string in her heart goes "twang. With a head full of dreams and a pocketful of lint, Imp the Bard lands in Ankh-Morpork, yearning to become a rock star. HarperTorch. Determined to devote his life to music, the unlucky fellow soon finds that all his dreams are coming true. HarperTorch. Harper.
The progeny of death's adopted daughter and his apprentice, she shows real talent for the trade. When her dear old granddad— the Grim Reaper himself—goes missing, Susan takes over the family business. Well almost.
Night Watch: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - HarperTorch. And on top of that—it's the eve of a fabled street rebellion that killed a few good and not so good men. The next, having been sent back thirty years, he's lying naked in the street, courtesy of a group of time-manipulating monks who won't leave well-enough alone. HarperTorch. Plus there's a chance to steer a novice watchman straight and teach him a valuable thing or three about policing—an impressionable young copper named Sam Vimes.
This discworld is a dark place that Vimes remembers all too well—three decades before his title, beloved wife, fortune, and child on the way. Harper. Sir sam vimes gets knocked back in time thirty years in this rollicking adventure in Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld® seriesOne moment Sir Sam Vimes is in his old-patrolman form, chasing a sweet-talking psychopath across the rooftops of Ankh-Morpork.
Night Watch: A Novel of Discworld #ad - Sam vimes knows his duty, and by changing history he might just save some worthwhile necks—though it could cost him his own personal future. Worse still, the murderer he's pursuing has been transported back with him.
Guards! Guards! DiscworldHarper #ad - How did it get there? how is the unique and supreme lodge of the elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night involved? Can the Ankh-Morpork City Watch restore order – and the Patrician of Ankh-Morpork to power?Magic, mayhem, and a marauding dragon. Who could ask for anything more? HarperTorch. Harper. Harper. HarperTorch.
Welcome to guards! guards!, the eighth book in Terry Pratchett’s legendary Discworld series. Long believed extinct, a superb specimen of draco nobilis "noble dragon" for those who don't understand italics has appeared in Discworld's greatest city. Not only does this unwelcome visitor have a nasty habit of charbroiling everything in its path, in rather short order it is crowned King it is a noble dragon, after all.
Thud!: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - Centuries later, each species still views the other with simmering animosity. Vimes's second most-pressing responsibility, in fact, next to always being home at six p. M. HarperTorch. HarperTorch. Sharp to read where's My Cow? to Sam, Jr. But more than one corpse is waiting for Vimes in the eerie, summoning darkness of a labyrinthine mine network being secretly excavated beneath Ankh-Morpork's streets.
And the deadly puzzle is pulling him deep into the muck and mire of superstition, hatred, and fear—and perhaps all the way to Koom Valley itself. Once, in a gods-forsaken hellhole called Koom Valley, trolls and dwarfs met in bloody combat. Harper. Harper. Harper. With a troll club lying conveniently nearby. Commander sam vimes of the City Watch is aware of the importance of solving the Hamcrusher homicide without delay.
Thud!: A Novel of Discworld #ad - Lately, the influential dwarf, grag hamcrusher, has been fomenting unrest among Ankh-Morpork's more diminutive citizens—a volatile situation made far worse when the pint-size provocateur is discovered bashed to death.