Chalion
Books in series5
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(4.5 based on 166 ratings)
  • 1
    The Hallowed Hunt | Lois McMaster Bujold

    The Hallowed Hunt

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Narrated By Marguerite Gavin
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    The half-mad Prince Boleso has been slain by a noblewoman he had intended to defile. It falls to Lord Ingrey kin Wilfcliff to transport the prince to his burial place and to bring the accused killer, Lady Ijada, to judgment. The road he travels with his burden and his prisoner is fraught with danger. But in the midst of political chaos, magic has the fiercer hold on Ingrey's destiny, and Ijada herself may turn out to be the only one he dares trust.

    Not her best

    I was very excited at the prospect of a new Bujold novel, but slightly disappointed when I read it. It's not bad exactly - I'm not sure that Bujold i..Show More »

    Reviewed on 18 July 2007 by Jane (Sheffield, United Kingdom)
  • 1.5
    Penric's Demon: A Fantasy Novella in the World of the Five Gods | Lois McMaster Bujold

    Penric's Demon: A Fantasy Novella in the World of the Five Gods

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    On his way to his betrothal, young Lord Penric comes upon a riding accident with an elderly lady on the ground, her maidservant and guardsmen distraught. As he approaches to help, he discovers that the lady is a Temple divine, servant to the five gods of this world. Her avowed god is the Bastard, "master of all disasters out of season", and with her dying breath she bequeaths her mysterious powers to Penric.

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  • 1.6
    Penric and the Shaman: The Penric & Desdemona Series, Book 2 | Lois McMaster Bujold

    Penric and the Shaman: The Penric & Desdemona Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    In this novella set in the World of the Five Gods and four years after the events in Penric's Demon, Penric is a divine of the Bastard's Order as well as a sorcerer and scholar, living in the palace where the Princess-Archdivine holds court. His scholarly work is interrupted when the Archdivine agrees to send Penric, in his role as sorcerer, to accompany a "Locator" of the Father's Order, assigned to capture Inglis, a runaway shaman charged with the murder of his best friend.

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  • 2
    The Curse of Chalion | Lois McMaster Bujold

    The Curse of Chalion

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Narrated By Lloyd James
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    Amidst the decaying splendor and poisonous intrigue of Chalion's ancient capital, Cazaril is forced to confront not only powerful enemies but also the malignant curse that clings to the royal household, trapping him, flesh and soul, in a maze of demonic paradox, damnation, and death for as long as he dares walk the five-fold pathway of the gods.

    Consider this an investment in pleasure

    For brevity:

    Very cleverly constructed, balanced and interesting plot, enlivened by complex, humorous, often humane characters and pleasa..Show More »

    Reviewed on 29 November 2010 by James (CheshamUnited Kingdom)
  • 3
    Paladin of Souls | Lois McMaster Bujold

    Paladin of Souls

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Narrated By Kate Reading
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    Three years have passed since the widowed Dowager Royina Ista found release from the curse of madness that kept her imprisoned in her family's castle of Valenda. Her newfound freedom is costly, bittersweet with memories, regrets, and guilty secrets, for she knows the truth of what brought her land to the brink of destruction. And now the road, escape, beckons...A simple pilgrimage, perhaps. Quite fitting for the Dowager Royina of Chalion.

    Wonderful

    This is a really wonderful book, and it's great to find it unabridged on Audible. It spins an absorbing story around a minor and seemingly very unher..Show More »

    Reviewed on 31 August 2006 by Jane (Sheffield, United Kingdom)