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    • Legend

    • Drenai, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 808
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 764
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 762

    Druss, Captain of the Axe: the stories of his life were told everywhere. Instead of the wealth and fame he could have claimed, he had chosen a mountain lair, high in the lonely country bordering on the clouds. There the grizzled old warrior kept company with snow leopards and awaited his old enemy, death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Legends and Sagas!

    • By Simon on 26-06-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Waylander

    • Drenai, Book 3
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 231

    The Drenai King is dead - murdered by a ruthless assassin. Enemy troops swarm into Drenai lands. Their orders are simple - kill every man, woman and child. But there is hope. Stalked by men who act like beasts and beasts that walk like men, the warrior Waylander must journey into the shadow-haunted lands of the Nadir to find the legendary Armour of Bronze. With this he can turn the tide. But can he be trusted? For he is Waylander the Slayer. The traitor who killed the King...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Helping of Gorgeous Gemmell

    • By Simon on 01-08-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The King Beyond the Gate

    • Drenai, Book 2
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    A century has passed since the heroic defence of Dros Delnoch. But the people of the Drenai face a new terror: a mad emperor kept in power by two forces of unsurpassed evil. The Joinings are werebeasts of awesome power. The Dark Templars are warrior-priests whose fighting skills are without equal. Against them the Drenai face certain defeat. One man, an outsider hated by the Drenai for his Nadir blood and despised by the Nadir for his Drenai ancestry, sets out to bring down the emperor.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Of Might and Magic!

    • By Simon on 01-07-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend

    • Drenai, Book 6
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 352
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 337

    Druss. The Legend. Saviour of Skeln Pass. Protector of Dros Delnoch. The most famous - and dreaded - of Drenai's heroes. But before all men knew Druss, he was a young husband, hewing tress instead of men - most of the time - and held in check by his beloved wife, Rowena. When she is stolen by slavers, Druss becomes a killing machine intent on only one thing: Rowena's return.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best ever listen

    • By Martha Alice Wolfgang on 15-08-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Hero in the Shadows

    • Drenai, Book 9
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 142

    The final story of Waylander, available in audio for the first time. Thousands of years ago, the city of Kuan Hador - a place steeped in evil - was defeated by a vast army of mystic warriors, the enemy banished beyond the gateway between worlds. Now, in the Duchy of Kydor, 2,000 miles from the lands of the Drenai, icy mists begin to form around the ruins of Kuan Hador. Awesome beasts stalk the hills and forests. The spells are fading, the days of blood drawing nearer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A satisfying mix of action, story and delivery

    • By Phillistein on 11-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Lord of the Silver Bow

    • Troy, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 103

    Three lives will change the destiny of nations. Helikaon, the young prince of Dardania, haunted by a scarred and traumatic childhood. The priestess Andromache, whose fiery spirit and fierce independence threatens the might of kings. And the legendary warrior Argurios, cloaked in loneliness and driven only by thoughts of revenge. In Troy they find a city torn apart by destructive rivalries - a maelstrom of jealousy, deceit and murderous treachery.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story, narrator a bit weak

    • By K. M. Woodhouse on 06-05-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Waylander II: In the Realm of the Wolf

    • Drenai, Book 5
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 140

    High in the wooded, peaked mountains of Skeln, the woodsman Dakeyras and his beautiful daughter, Miriel, live a life of harmonious solitude. Unbeknown to them, a group of grim-eyed, bloodthirsty warriors stalk the mountains. Men who have never known defeat, to whom revenge and torture are meat and drink. For 10,000 in gold they are eager to kill the woodsman. Battle-hardened warriors all, they have no fear of this task - but they should have.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This audiobook is incomplete

    • By Kindle Customer on 30-07-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Fall of Kings

    • Troy, Book 3
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 65

    Darkness falls on the Great Green, and the Ancient World is fiercely divided. On the killing fields outside the golden city of Troy, forces loyal to the Mykene King mass. Among them is Odysseus, fabled storyteller and reluctant ally to the Mykene, who knows that he must soon face his former friends in deadly combat. Within the city, the Trojan king waits. Ailing and bitter, his hope is pinned on two heroes: his favourite son, Hektor, and the dread Helikaon, who will wreak terrible vengeance for the death of his wife at Mykene hands.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • <br /><br /><br />great story<br />

    • By Anonymous User on 28-09-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Shield of Thunder

    • Troy, Book 2
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 69

    The war of Troy is looming, and all the kings of the Great Green are gathering, friends and enemies, each with their own dark plans of conquest and plunder. Into this maelstrom of treachery and deceit come three travellers; Piria, a runaway priestess nursing a terrible secret, Kalliades, a warrior with a legendary sword, and Banokles who will carve his own legend in the battles to come.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By glen curtin on 09-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • White Wolf

    • Drenai, Book 10
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 175

    Skilgannon the Damned had vanished from the pages of history. Following the terrible triumph at Perapolis, the General had taken the legendary Swords of Night and Day and ridden from the lands of Naashan. No one knew where he had gone, and the assassins sent by the Witch Queen could find no trace of his passing. Three years later, as a mob intent on murder gathers outside a distant monastery, they are faced by a single unarmed priest. In a few terrifying seconds their world is changed for ever, and word spreads across the lands of the East.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A reminder of why David Gemmell is great.

    • By Lesley on 06-09-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Midnight Falcon

    • Rigante, Book 2
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 110

    They called him Bane the Bastard - though none said it to his face. Born of treachery, his name a curse, he grew up among the warriors of the Rigante. They valued his skills in war, but they feared the violence in his heart. And when, as a Wolfshead and Outlaw, he left Rigante lands, they breathed sighs of relief. But Bane would return, the destiny of the Rigante in his hands, the fate of the world resting on his skills with a blade.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Heroic Fantasy at its best

    • By Northern Boy on 07-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Ravenheart

    • Rigante, Book 3
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 80

    Eight hundred years have passed since King Connavar of the Rigante and his bastard son, Bane, defeated the invading army of Stone. In that time, Connavar has become a legend, and the Rigante have lost the freedom so many gave their lives to preserve. A conquered people, they live and die under the iron rule of the Varlish, their culture all but destroyed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, well performed

    • By Hugh on 22-07-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Swords of Night and Day

    • Drenai, Book 11
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 18 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 122

    Even in death, Skilgannon the Damned's name lives on. Now, as an ancient evil threatens to flood the Drenai heartlands in a tide of blood, he returns.... A thousand years after they fell in battle, two heroes - Druss and Skilgannon - are revered throughout the war-torn lands of the Drenai, where men and women live in abject fear of the dark sorceress known as the Eternal.... But what if the soul of one such hero could be called back from the void, his bones housed again in flesh?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • bloody brilliant

    • By Anonymous User on 28-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dark Prince

    • Greek Series, Book 2
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 19 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Parmenion, the Lion of Macedon - a lone hero in search of salvation and instead finding destiny. Alexander, the Dark Prince - a child who will become Alexander, founder of the greatest empire the world has ever known. He will conquer all, save for the Chaos Spirit, the immortal evil that dwells in his soul. Together they will be forced into other dimensions, across time, into enchanted worlds full of wonder and sorcery....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this series

    • By David on 06-09-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Quest for Lost Heroes

    • Drenai, Book 4
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 222

    The Drenai fortress of Dros Delnoch has fallen, and blood-hungry Nadir hordes sweep across the land, bringing desolation and despair. But with the Nadir triumphant, slavers seize a young girl in the tiny realm of Gothir, and a peasant boy steps off on a quest that will shake the world. To rescue her, Kiall must cross the savage steppes and journey through the Halls of Hell, facing ferocious beasts, deadly warriors and demons of the dark. But the boy is not alone. With him are the legendary heroes of Bel-Azar....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Ghosts-yet-to-be ride again

    • By Mr. Patrick M. Vincent on 05-07-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Legend of Deathwalker

    • Drenai, Book 7
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 112

    For centuries the tribes of the Nadir have suffered under the despotic tyranny of their Gothir overlords. Disunited and distrustful of one another, the tribes await the coming of a Messianic warlord, who will unite them against the oppressors. Into this swirling, chaotic landscape come three men who will change the fate of the continent.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Superb book, technical issue though

    • By Mr. J. Ambler on 29-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Lion of Macedon

    • Greek Series, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 18 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 78

    His name is Parmenion. Despised by Spartans and Macedonians alike, he must fight for his place in the world. Yet he will survive. Dark forces have marked out his destiny as the most fearsome warlord Greece has ever known. For he will become the Lion of Macedon - and will reshape the glory of Greece before he faces the wrath of hell....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By P on 23-02-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Last Sword of Power

    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 36

    The soul of Uther Pendragon is chained in hell. The sword of power is lost in swirling chaos. The realm is under threat from barbarian hordes - led by an undead god from the vaults of prehistory. And a new Dark Age is dawning over Roman Britain. Then comes a man called Revelation, seeking a child born of a demon.... Seeking the legendary Lord of the Lance.... Seeking the sword to save the realm.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Wolf in Shadow

    • Jon Shannow, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 70

    It is 300 years since the world toppled on its axis and civilisation was destroyed. In this savagely reshaped world ruled by brigands and war makers, a rider seeks a lost city. Pursuing a dream to calm the violence in his soul, Jon Shannow, the brigand slayer, desires only peace. But from the Plague Lands emerges a fresh terror. The Lord of the Pit and his hell-born army seek to plunge mankind into a new demonic era. Seemingly invincible, they make a fatal mistake: they take Shannow's woman for blood sacrifice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good book rubbished by narrators crappy accents.

    • By Lisa on 01-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Sword in the Storm

    • Rigante, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    Born in the storm that doomed his father, Connavar grows to manhood among the mist-covered mountains of Caer Druagh, where the Rigante tribe dwell in harmony with the land and its gods. But beyond the border, across the water, an evil force is gathering strength, an unstoppable force that will change the world beyond all recognition. Haunted by malevolent spirits and hunted by evil men, Connavar sets out on a spectacular mission to save his people.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story. Narration is somewhat discordant.

    • By Ben on 26-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99

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