Steelhaven
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.1 based on 137 ratings)
  • 1
    Herald of the Storm: Steelhaven, Book One | Richard Ford

    Herald of the Storm: Steelhaven, Book One

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Richard Ford
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (87)
    Performance
    (81)
    Story
    (81)

    An unbalanced veteran, a disillusioned assassin, a hapless apprentice, a drunken swindler, a desperate thief...during times of crisis, you don't get to choose your heroes. Under the reign of King Cael the Uniter, this vast cityport on the southern coast has for years been a symbol of strength, maintaining an uneasy peace throughout the Free States. But now a long shadow hangs over the city, in the form of the dread Elharim warlord, Amon Tugha.

    Grimdark goodness...

    A seriously enjoyable listen, this "heralds" another fab British fantasy series.Like all of this type of book, once the characters and setting have lo..Show More »

    Reviewed on 22 May 2013 by D. Menashy (Bushey, London United Kingdom)
  • 2
    The Shattered Crown: Steelhaven, Book Two | Richard Ford

    The Shattered Crown: Steelhaven, Book Two

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Richard Ford
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (50)
    Performance
    (45)
    Story
    (47)

    Blood oaths are sworn and broken in a city facing total annihilation as Richard Ford's epic fantasy series, which opened with Herald Of The Storm, continues. Heroes must rise... or the city will fall. The King is dead. His daughter, untested and alone, now wears the Steel Crown. And a vast horde is steadily carving a bloody road south, hell-bent on razing Steelhaven to the ground. Before the city faces the terror that approaches, it must crush the danger already lurking within its walls.

    Cracking entertainment!

    A fine instalment of the Steelhaven trilogy. After the "heralding" of book one, this sequel ramps up the pressure and the atmosphere. Ford is very str..Show More »

    Reviewed on 30 May 2014 by D. Menashy (Bushey, London United Kingdom)