The Bone Season

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 802 ratings

The Pale Dreamer Summary

A dreamer is born - the exhilarating prequel to the ground-breaking, extraordinary Bone Season series.

In the perilous heart of Scion London, a dangerous and valuable poltergeist is on the loose - and it must be caught before chaos erupts on the streets of the capital. Here, the clairvoyant underworld plays by its own rules, and rival gangs will stop at nothing to win such a magnificent prize.

Sixteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working for Jaxon Hall, the most notorious mime-lord in the city. He thinks she is hiding a powerful gift, but it refuses to surface. Maybe this is the opportunity she needs to secure her position in his gang, the Seven Seals....

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  • Book 0.5

    • The Pale Dreamer

    • A Bone Season Novella
    • By: Samantha Shannon
    • Narrated by: Alana Kerr Collins
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    In the perilous heart of Scion London, a dangerous and valuable poltergeist is on the loose - and it must be caught before chaos erupts on the streets of the capital. Here, the clairvoyant underworld plays by its own rules, and rival gangs will stop at nothing to win such a magnificent prize. Sixteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working for Jaxon Hall, the most notorious mime-lord in the city. He thinks she is hiding a powerful gift, but it refuses to surface. Maybe this is the opportunity she needs to secure her position in his gang, the Seven Seals....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpectedly good read.

    • By ian mcnamara on 29-10-17

    Regular price: £10.99

  • Book 1

    • The Bone Season

    • By: Samantha Shannon
    • Narrated by: Alana Kerr Collins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 484
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 450
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 447

    The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people's minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant, and in the world of Scion, she commits treason simply by breathing.... It is raining the day her life changes forever. Attacked, drugged and kidnapped, Paige is transported to Oxford - a city kept secret for 200 years, controlled by a powerful, otherworldly race.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Expected more

    • By Colette on 30-08-13

    Regular price: £28.09

  • Book 2

    • The Mime Order

    • By: Samantha Shannon
    • Narrated by: Alana Kerr Collins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    As Scion turns its all-seeing eye on Paige, the mime-lords and mime-queens of the city's gangs are invited to a rare meeting of the Unnatural Assembly. Jaxon Hall and his Seven Seals prepare to take center stage, but there are bitter fault lines running through the clairvoyant community and dark secrets around every corner. Then the Rephaim begin crawling out from the shadows. But where is Warden?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "no brainer" if u enjoyed the first one!

    • By Mini on 04-04-16

    Regular price: £28.09

  • Book 3

    • The Song Rising

    • The Bone Season, Book 3
    • By: Samantha Shannon
    • Narrated by: Alana Kerr Collins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    The hotly anticipated third audiobook in the best-selling Bone Season series - a groundbreaking dystopian fantasy of extraordinary imagination. Following a bloody battle against foes on every side, Paige Mahoney has risen to the dangerous position of Underqueen, ruling over London's criminal population. But having turned her back on Jaxon Hall, and with vengeful enemies still at large, the task of stabilising the fractured underworld has never seemed so challenging.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator changed?

    • By CAROLINE on 24-05-17

    Regular price: £18.99