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  • The Wolf of the North, Book 1

  • By: Duncan M. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

A chance encounter with an ancient and mysterious object awakens a latent gift, and Wulfric's life changes course. Against a backdrop of war, tragedy, and an enemy whose hatred for him knows no bounds, Wulfric will be forged from a young boy into the Wolf of the North. This is his tale.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very much enjoyed this book

  • By sally on 29-08-2017

Great listen

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-2018

Loved the narration, nice easy to listen to story too, maybe a little predictable but still worth a listen

  • Battle Mage

  • By: Peter A. Flannery
  • Narrated by: RD Watson
  • Length: 34 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128

The world is falling to the burning shadow of the Possessed and only the power of a battle mage can save it. But the ancient bond with dragonkind is failing. Of those that answer a summoning too many are black. Black dragons are the enemy of humankind. Black dragons are mad. Falco Dante is a weakling in a world of warriors, but worse than this, he is the son of a madman. Driven by grief, Falco makes a decision that will drive him to the brink of despair. As he tries to come to terms with his actions Falco follows his friends to the Academy of War.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pure fantasy

  • By Amazon Customer on 23-09-2018

Great story

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-05-2018

Really enjoyed this, production and editing let it down in parts with sentences being cut off but didn’t detract from a great gripping story

  • A Warrior's Penance

  • By: Davis Ashura
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 19 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37

Following Stronghold's destruction, Rukh and Jessira lead the ragged remnants of the OutCastes on the long march to Ashoka. There they seek sanctuary for her people, but in order to do so they must overcome unyielding law that demands exile for all ghrinas. Meanwhile, Hal'El Wrestiva - exposed and reviled as the Withering Knife murderer - escapes from Ashoka and hatches one final scheme to resuscitate his soiled reputation.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Don't bother

  • By gareth on 02-07-2017

Don't bother

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2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-2017

It started well but my god for every 1 chapter of battle and action there is 4 chapters of pointless chit chat. Why the entire first 2 books were dedicated to their bigotries I'll never know, fair enough use the first book to establish this theme but by the second get on with the action. There were probably 5 real action scenes across the whole
Trilogy. Wouldn't recommend starting this series.

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