Word and the Void

3 books in series
5 out of 5 stars 22 ratings

Running with the Demon Summary

Twenty years ago, New York Times best-selling author Terry Brooks published the first fantasy novel ever to hit the mainstream best-seller lists. Once again he breaks new ground in Running with the Demon, convincing listeners that impossible villains and heroes actually coexist with us in our everyday world.

On a very hot Fourth of July weekend, two strangers appear in Hopewell, Illinois, in the middle of a bitter steel strike. One, a Demon of the Void, will use the angry steel workers to attain his own terrible ends. The other, a Knight of the Word, dreams about a nightmarish future and spends every waking moment desperately trying to change its course. The fate of the town and, ultimately, of humanity depends on one exceptional 14-year-old girl, the only one who can see the otherworldly creatures that have begun to invade her home town.

George Wilson's narration powerfully conveys the apocalyptic magnitude of this novel of good versus evil. Mystery and suspense blend to keep the listener involved to the very last word.

©1997 Terry Brooks (P)1998 Recorded Books
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  • Book 1

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    • Running with the Demon

    • Word and the Void, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
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  • Book 2

    • A Knight of the Word

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eight centuries ago, the first Knight of the Word was commissioned to combat the demonic evil of the Void. Now that daunting legacy has passed to John Ross - along with powerful magic and the knowledge that his actions are all that stand between a living hell and humanity's future. Then, after decades of service to the Word, an unspeakable act of violence shatters John Ross's weary faith.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Mark C. on 21-03-18

    Regular price: £30.49

  • Book 3

    • Angel Fire East

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As a Knight of the Word, John Ross has struggled against the tireless dark forces of the Void for 25 years. A rootless wanderer scarred as deeply by the magic he wields as by the unspeakable horrors he has witnessed in its service, Ross is driven by dreams that show the world reduced to blood and ashes by the Void and its minions. The grim futures he dreams each night will come true unless he can stop them now, in the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You know this bit is supposed to be optional

    • By Waylander101 on 13-12-17

    Regular price: £30.49