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    • The Curse on the Chosen

    • The Song of the Tears, Book 2
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    The second instalment of Ian Irvine's dramatic epic fantasy series, The Song of the Tears. Beset by false friends and the weight of a world's expectations, Nish flees his father, the God-Emperor - always searching for the means to orchestrate his downfall. Nish's reluctant allies are Maelys, who believes he betrayed her family; former scrutator Xervish Flydd, now stripped of power; and Colm, whom Nish owes a favour he can never repay.

    Regular price: £34.99

    • The Destiny of the Dead

    • The Song of the Tears, Book 3
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 21 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    The dramatic concluding volume in an epic tale of hope in the face of adversity. Nish, his battered little troop and his few remaining allies are trapped on the Range of Ruin by the God-Emperor's mighty army. Nish's only choices are a humiliating surrender to his father or a suicidal fight to the death. Yet Nish has to fight, and somehow he has to win, for the beautiful world of Santhenar is in peril and no-one else can save it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great end to an old favourite

    • By Simon Pascoe on 26-12-17

    Regular price: £34.99

    • A Shadow on the Glass

    • The View From the Mirror Quartet, Book 1
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 21 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    Once there were three worlds, each with their own human species. Then, fleeing out of the void came a fourth species, the Charon. Desperate, on the edge of extinction, they changed the balance between the worlds forever. Karan, a sensitive with a troubled heritage, is forced to steal an ancient relic in repayment of a debt. It turns out to be the Mirror of Aachan, a twisted, deceitful thing that remembers everything it has ever seen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book and excellent narration

    • By John on 09-06-11

    Regular price: £32.89

    • The Tower on the Rift

    • The View From the Mirror Quartet Book 2
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 22 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    War rages across Santhenar as Aachim, Faellem and old humans pursue the Mirror of Aachan. A desperate Tensor, leader of the Aachim people, flees with it into the wilderness, taking the brilliant young chronicler Llian with him. Only Karan can save him, though she's not sure that she can help herself. Tensor wants her dead, the other powers are hunting her for her sensitive talents, and Rulke the Charon broods over them all from his Nightland prison.

    Regular price: £32.89

    • Fate of the Fallen

    • The Song of the Tears, Book 1
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    After 10 years of servitude, Nish is about to be released from the blackest prison of his corrupt father, the maimed God-Emperor, Jal-Nish Hlar. Using the sorcerous Profane Tears, Gatherer and Reaper, Jal-Nish has crushed all opposition and is remaking Santhenar in his depraved image. The oppressed peoples of the world see Nish as a messianic figure, the Deliverer, who promised long ago to return and cast down his father.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great start to a new chapter

    • By Jay Weston on 14-05-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Geomancer: Well of Echoes, Book 1

    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 23 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Two hundred years after the Forbidding was broken, Santhenar is locked in war with the lyrinx - intelligent, winged predators who will do anything to gain their own world. Despite the development of battle clankers and mastery of the crystals that power them, humanity is losing. Tiaan, a lonely crystal worker in a clanker manufactory, is experimenting with an entirely new kind of crystal when she begins to have extraordinary visions.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • disappointing

    • By NinjaNoel on 27-03-14

    Regular price: £29.59

    • The Summon Stone

    • The Gates of Good and Evil, Book 1
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 21 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The start of a brand-new epic fantasy series from Ian Irvine, set in the world of his View from the Mirror series. The Merdrun, cruel warriors blooded by thousands of years of slaughter, are gathering in the void between worlds. Their long-hidden summon stone is waking, and if it is not destroyed it will create a portal and call them through. In a nightmare a nine-year-old girl sees the Merdrun leader - and he sees her.

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Dark Is the Moon

    • The View from the Mirror Quartet, Book 3
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 23 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Rulke the Great Betrayer is free at last, to use the deadly construct he has spent a thousand years perfecting. To succeed he needs just one thing – Karan's sensitive talent. Karan and her lover Llian are lost in the Nightland, in an alien palace that is collapsing around them. Only Rulke can open the gate and send them home to Santhenar, but Karan is terrified that he will corrupt Llian first.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Continuing the tale

    • By Captain Kraken on 20-11-17

    Regular price: £32.89

    • Scrutator: Well of Echoes, Book 3

    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 24 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    The node has failed, rendering humanity's battle clankers and the Aachim's constructs useless. The battle has been lost. Now hordes of alien lyrinx are swarming out of the tar pits of Snizort, intending to fall upon the survivors and destroy them to the last man. Tiaan is held prisoner by a vengeful Vithis, who is determined to extract her geomantic secrets at any cost. For his failings, Nish has been cast out and branded a traitor while Irisis, accused of high treason, has been forced to flee for her life.

    Regular price: £29.59

    • Tetrarch: Well of Echoes, Book 2

    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 24 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Santhenar is on its knees. The war with the alien lyrinx drags on, and humanity is losing it, but there is worse to come. The Aachim have invaded with an irresistible force - a fleet of battle constructs. Cursing humanity for the loss of Aachan and his own clan, the embittered Aachim leader, Vithis, demands half the world in reparation. The council is in no position to resist. But even if they agree to his demands, can anything satisfy his thirst for vengeance?

    Regular price: £29.59

    • Chimaera

    • Well of Echoes, Book 4
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 29 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    In a few minutes of overwhelming violence the Council's air-dreadnought fleet has destroyed Fiz Gorgo's defences. Xervish Flydd, Irisis and their allies have been condemned to die in a brutal aerial spectacle designed to reinforce Chief Scrutator Ghorr's power and majesty. Nish is their one remaining hope. But Nish is trapped in a burning watchtower, and hunted by both the scrutators and his former lover, Ullii, whose twin brother he accidentally killed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chimeara. Absolutely brilliant!!

    • By Pauline on 03-03-14

    Regular price: £29.59

    • The Way Between Worlds

    • The View from the Mirror Quartet, Book 4
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 22 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    There is a dark full moon on midwinter's day. The foretelling has come to pass. Rulke the Charon is unstoppable now. Karan is held captive in desolate Carcharon tower. Rulke plans to use her to find the Way between the Worlds. On the mountainside below, the allies await their fate. Karan's lover, Llian, is in chains, falsely accused of betraying her to the enemy. As the dark moon rises, Rulke begins to open the Way. If he succeeds, the world will be overwhelmed by the dread armies of the void.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good finish to the series

    • By wayne on 14-03-15

    Regular price: £32.89

    • Vengeance

    • The Tainted Realm Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 25 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    In an unjust land, the only law is vengeance. In Cython’s slave camps, it’s the timid and obedient who survive – and Tali is neither, for she has sworn to bring her mother’s killers to justice. Her dramatic escape precipitates Cython’s war on Hightspall and, when Tali is rescued by Rix, heir to Hightspall’s greatest fortune, they flee through a land in turmoil.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By David on 29-04-12

    Regular price: £26.39

    • Justice

    • The Tainted Realm Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 22 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The once beautiful land of Hightspall is being carved up by warring armies led by figures from out of legend. One army is headed by the charismatic brute, Axil Grandys, and the other by Lyf, resurrected sorcerer-king and Axil's ancient nemesis. Only the escaped slave Tali and her unreliable magic stand in their way, but Tali's gift grows more painful every time she uses it.

    Regular price: £29.59

    • Rebellion: The Tainted Realm Trilogy, Book 2

    • By: Ian Irvine
    • Narrated by: Grant Cartwright
    • Length: 23 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Magery is failing, the war has been lost and Hightspall has fallen. The Cythonian enemy, led by their reincarnated sorcerer-king, Lyf, are determined to wipe it off the map and build their ancient realm of Cythe anew. Rix, now known as Deadhand, was once heir to the greatest fortune in all Hightspall. Now he’s disgraced, dispossessed and is running for his life. Tali, an escaped slave, is held captive. But when she discovers that her enslaved people face genocide at the hands of the enemy, Tali conceives a desperate, impossible plan. But before she can hope to save her people, Tali has to confront her own darkest fear - a return to slavery.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great continuation of an epic story.

    • By Tony on 22-01-13

    Regular price: £27.09