The Empire Trilogy

4 books in series
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Daughter of the Empire Summary

Book one in the magnificent Empire Trilogy by best-selling authors Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts.

Enter the mysterious and exotic world of Kelewan.… Mara, the youngest child of the ancient and noble Acoma family, is about to take her pledge of servitude to the goddess Lashima when the ceremony is disrupted by news of her father and brother's deaths in battle.

Despite her grief, as the only surviving member of her house, Mara must now take up the mantles of Ruling Lady. But she soon discovers betrayal at the heart of her family's loss, and the Acoma's enemies have brought her house to the brink of utter destruction.

Mara, an inexperienced political player, must draw on all her wit, intelligence, and cunning to navigate the ruthless Game of the Council, regain the honour of House Acoma and secure the future of her family. But with assassins waiting around every corner, it might take everything Mara has simply to survive.

Daughter of the Empire is the magnificent first book in The Empire Trilogy by Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts.

©1987 Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Daughter of the Empire

    • By: Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 383

    Enter the mysterious and exotic world of Kelewan.… Mara, the youngest child of the ancient and noble Acoma family, is about to take her pledge of servitude to the goddess Lashima when the ceremony is disrupted by news of her father and brother's deaths in battle. Despite her grief, as the only surviving member of her house, Mara must now take up the mantles of Ruling Lady. But she soon discovers betrayal at the heart of her family's loss, and the Acoma's enemies have brought her house to the brink of utter destruction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astounding and way above my expectations.

    • By Miss Kara J Spencer on 11-11-17

    Regular price: £16.99

  • Book 2

    • Servant of the Empire

    • By: Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 30 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 333
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 335

    Nobody knows how to play the Game of the Council better than Mara of the Acoma. Through bloody political manoeuvring she has become a powerful force within the Empire; but surrounded by deadly rivals, Mara has to be the best simply to stay alive. But Lady Mara must contend with battles on two fronts: in the hotbed of intrigue and treachery that is the court of Tsurani; and in her heart, where her affection for a barbarian slave from the enemy world of Midkemia leads her to question the principles by which she lives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Heavy going political story

    • By A. Crawford on 02-11-15

    Regular price: £26.99

    • Servant of the Empire

    • Riftwar Cycle: The Empire Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 30 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    "A sweeping drama unveiling a tale of love, hate and sacrifice against the panorama of an alien yet familiar society." ( Publishers Weekly)

    Regular price: £39.39

  • Book 3

    • Mistress of the Empire

    • By: Janny Wurts, Raymond E. Feist
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 32 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 275

    Book three in the magnificent Empire Trilogy by bestselling authors Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts. Welcome to the final play of the game. Now revered as the Servant of the Empire, Mara of the Acoma is in more danger than ever before. Not only does she face threats from the brotherhood of assassins and the cunning spies of rival ruling houses, but she has attracted the attention of the awesome Assembly of Magicians, who see her as a threat to their power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Regarded as a brilliant standalone!

    • By Lulu on 19-09-14

    Regular price: £26.99