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  • Paths of Alir

  • A Pattern of Shadow and Light, Book 3
  • By: Melissa McPhail
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 34 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 266
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 266

Powerful beings from the fringes of Chaos have come to the realm of Alorin. Fate bends to their will, and their will is set upon Alorin's destruction. Alone in understanding the threat they pose, Alorin's Fifth Vestal, Björn val Gelderan, has launched a desperate plan to stop them: a "great game" played upon the tapestry of mortal life. Now, in Paths of Alir, Björn's Players have taken the field.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An exceptional book

  • By Chris on 03-02-17

fantastic as always

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-10-18

one of the best series I have listened too, anyone who loves fantasy will love this series of books

  • Blood of the Lost

  • The Darkness Within Saga, Book 2
  • By: JD Franx
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 19 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 255
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 255

After escaping the horrors of Arkum Zul, Kael and his companions survive a terror-filled night on the ocean only to find themselves shipwrecked and stranded in the Wildlands. With forest tribals on the warpath and old enemies roaming the forest, Kael struggles to come to terms with what he is slowly becoming - a killer. A DeathWizard. In the fight against the evil that threatens to consume him, Kael learns that the Dwarven Mountains far to the north may hide an ancient monolith that holds the answer to the corruption that flows in his veins.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Worth a listen, struggled to finish

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-05-18

amazing books

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-08-18

amazing books, well worth a listen, engaging and both likable and dislikeable character in the right ways.

  • Journeymage

  • The Spellmonger Series, Book 6
  • By: Terry Mancour
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 16 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 492
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 454
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 455

What does the most powerful wizard in the world do after the war? Despite the hordes of goblins still ready to ravage human lands, King Rard has signed a treaty with them, so Minalan is forbidden from taking advantage of their weak state. Most would take a well-deserved rest over the summer…but Minalan and his household are busy repaying a favor owed to the tribal Kasari for their help in the war, and the Spellmonger pays his debts. So Minalan spends his summer sneaking 2,000 Kasari children through enemy lines and some of the roughest territory in the Five Duchies toward salvation. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb!

  • By Debbie Pol on 19-07-18

brilliant series of books

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-08-18

well worth the listen, turned into one of my favorates books series I have listened to in a long while

  • Lifemarked

  • The Fatemarked Epic, Book 5
  • By: David Estes
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 101

The Four Kingdoms and the fatemarked face the most powerful army the world has ever seen. In Phanes, Roan Loren, the Peacemaker, has high hopes for a united response to the threat from the Horde, but swiftly realizes the only true ally he has is his arch nemesis, Bane. Meanwhile, Rhea Loren, a new mother with a secret, must decide whether to protect her child or share what she knows with the fatemarked. The fate of the Four Kingdoms hangs in the balance in the epic finale to the Amazon number-one best-selling series!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful book and series

  • By Andrew Warn on 09-05-19

pure brilliance

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-07-18

hands down one of the best series of books I have ever listened too, never even through so many emotions during one set. goosebumps throughout!!

  • Transcendent

  • Ascendant, Book 2
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 419
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 395

Koren Bladewell's future was stolen from him, by wizards who chose to lie, to conceal the fact that Koren is a wizard. Crown princess Ariana Trehayme must find a way to become queen before her 16th birthday - before her indecisive mother allows all of Tarador to be conquered.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Anticlimax

  • By Stanley Hughes on 16-10-18

brilliant book, brilliant narration

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-02-18

this really fantastic book, well worth listening too and as always Reynolds narration is superb.

  • The Core

  • The Demon Cycle, Book 5
  • By: Peter V. Brett
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 30 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,571
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,478
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,472

Sunday Times and New York Times best-selling author Peter V. Brett brings one of the most imaginative fantasy sagas of the 21st century to an epic close. The war has begun.... For time out of mind, bloodthirsty demons have stalked the night, culling the human race to scattered remnants dependent on half-forgotten magics to protect them. Two heroes arose - men as close as brothers yet divided by bitter betrayal.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dissapointing end to a series that petered out.

  • By Tom on 18-02-18

excellent ends to a fantastic series of books

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-12-17

One of my favorate series ever, well rounded off and left no questions unanswered. just really sad to have finished them all.

  • Free the Darkness

  • King's Dark Tidings, Book 1
  • By: Kel Kade
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 939
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 895
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 893

Raised and trained in seclusion at a secret fortress on the edge of the northern wilds of the Kingdom of Ashai, a young warrior called Rezkin is unexpectedly thrust into the outworld when a terrible battle destroys all that he knows. With no understanding of his life’s purpose and armed with masterful weapons mysteriously bestowed upon him by a dead king, Rezkin must travel across Ashai to find the one man who may hold the clues to his very existence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Refreshingly excellent!

  • By Aaron on 02-10-16

fantastic and captivating

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-11-16

wasn't entirely sure are first as it is very different that most of the other fantasy novels I have listened too.
Though after the first few chapters I found dead my self finding it very hard to stop listening and Finnished this book within a week.
highly recommend it to anyone!!

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  • The Red Sea

  • The Cycle of Galand, Book 1
  • By: Edward W. Robertson
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 503
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 504

When Dante Galand was just a boy, his father, Larsin, sailed away to make his fortune. And never returned. Since then, Dante has become a great sorcerer. A ruler. A destroyer of kings. And he's just learned that his father is living on a forbidden island at the edge of the known world. Where he's dying of a mysterious plague. In the company of his friend, the swordsman Blays, Dante travels to the island. There, his magic can do nothing for his father.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A really good book

  • By Keith on 30-01-16

Loved this book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-04-16

I listened to the last three books back to back ad was so excited when this one came out.
It didn't disappoint and now I can't wait for the next instalment!!!