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Terra, Curse of the Forest

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Kayonia's forests are deathly silent - the animals have disappeared and no one dares set foot among the trees. A terrible danger lurks within: Terra, Curse of the Forest! To save his mother, Tom must track down and destroy Terra, or perish in the attempt...

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Sting the Scorpion Man

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Balisk the Water Snake

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Komodo the Lizard King

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom's most challenging Quest awaits! He must rescue his mother from devious Wizard Velmal by finding six potion ingredients, all guarded by the terrifying Beasts of Kayonia. Can Tom and his companions brave the Dead Desert and conquer Komodo the Lizard King...?

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Muro the Rat Monster

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Fang the Bat Fiend

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Murk the Swamp Man

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

The land of Kayonia is descending into chaos! Everywhere Tom looks he sees decay and destruction: all the work of Wizard Velmal. Tom must now face not only Murk the Swamp Man, but also a deadly assassin sent to kill him...

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Vespick the Wasp Queen

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Amictus the Bug Queen

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom's quest to free the Mistress of the Beasts brings him to a sweltering jungle. There he must defeat cunning Amictus. But what chance does Tom have against the Beast's incredible speed? And what is the secret his father and Wizard Aduro are keeping from him?Don't missKRABB, MASTER OF THE SEA - HAWKITE, ARROW OF THE AIR - KOLDO THE ARCTIC WARRIOR - ROKK THE WALKING MOUNTAIN - TREMA THE EARTH LORD

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Battle of the Beasts: Amictus vs Tagus

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Fight the Beasts, Fear the Magic!A clash of Beasts is about to begin!Evil Max is using the magical Golden Gauntlet to turn Tagus the Horse-man and Amictus the Bug Queen into mortal enemies.Meet a new Avantian hero...Evan must ride forth and take on a new Quest to rescue these noble Beasts from a terrible fate. Who will be victorious in this Battle of the Beasts?A brand new Beast Quest is about to begin!

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Narga the Sea Monster

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

In the perilous Black Ocean lurks Narga the Sea Monster. As well as preying on the rebels fighting evil wizard Malvel, Narga is holding one of the good Beasts of Avantia captive. Can Tom set the good Beast free, or will it remain trapped in the Dark Realm for ever?Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Kaymon the Gorgon Hound

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

In a ruined castle in the Dark Realm prowls Kaymon the Gorgon Hound. Kaymon is one of six fearsome Beasts unleashed by the wicked wizard, Malvel, to capture the good Beasts of Avantia. Join Tom on his quest to save the good Beasts and avoid being captured himself...Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Battle of the Beasts: Ferno vs Epos

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Fight the Beasts, Fear the Magic!Danger stirs in the land of Avantia.Max, son of Evil Wizard Malvel, has stolen the magical Golden Gauntlet. Using its power he plans to force the Good Beasts, Ferno and Epos, to fight each other to the death!Meet a new hero of Avantia...Sam is an ordinary boy who must become a hero! His Quest is to tame a Beast and ride into battle to stop Max's evil plan. Can he survive the Battle of the Beasts?A brand new Beast Quest is about to begin!

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Ravira Ruler of the Underworld

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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First Hero

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Master Your Destiny: The Dark Cauldron

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Be the hero in this exciting adventure! Join Tom and his companions on a brand new Beast Quest, where your decisions determine the outcome. Meet old favourites Ferno and Sepron, and do battle with two new and terrifying Beasts: Aldroim - a huge shape-shifting Beast, and Cornix - a crow-like skeletal Beast who lures victims to their deaths!

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Creta the Winged Terror

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Kragos and Kildor the Two-Headed Demon

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

A ferocious Two-Headed Demon has stolen Avantia's most precious treasure: the Cup of Life. Tom must get it back, or the kingdom will be destroyed by evil Wizard Malvel. But unknown to Tom, Kragos and Kildor have a deadly secret power that puts him in terrible danger...

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Tusk the Mighty Mammoth

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tusk the Mighty Mammoth rules the rotting forests of Gorgonia. She terrorises the rebels at war with evil wizard Malvel and holds a good Beast captive. All the good Beasts are imprisoned and Tom must save them. Will he defeat Tusk before Malvel's guards track him down?Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Vedra & Krimon Twin Beasts of Avantia

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

New Beasts have been created in Avantia - twin dragons Vedra and Krimon. But the Wizard Malvel plans to capture them, so Tom must take the dragons into hiding. Can Tom save the twin Beasts from the wizard's evil spell?