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Book 3 in the Gaunt's Ghosts series.

On the shattered world of Verghast, Gaunt and his Ghosts find themselves embroiled within an ancient and deadly civil war as a mighty hive-city is besieged by an unrelenting foe.  

Listen to it because: The return of a classic Gaunt's Ghosts novel! The Tanith First deploy to Verghast to help break the Chaos siege of Vervunhive. Tanks clash with daemon engines, Imperial Guardsmen make brave last stands and Colonel-Commissar Gaunt steps up and takes control of the war effort, showing for the first time the command abilities that will go on to make him a legend.  

The story: On the world of Verghast, a grinding war between two hive cities - one loyal to the Imperium, the other fallen to the worship of the Dark Gods - is bolstered by the forces of the Astra Militarum, spearheaded by the Colonel-Commissar Gaunt and the Tanith First and Only. But bitter rivalries and treachery threaten to derail the defence of Vervunhive, and it falls to Gaunt to take command of the Imperial forces and forge victory from an almost certain defeat.  

Written by Dan Abnett.

©2019 Games Workshop Limited (P)2020 Games Workshop Limited

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really enjoyed able

another great story by Dan Abnett. Toby longworth is a great voice actor for the 40k setting.

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  • Tim
  • 09-09-2020

hope the next one is along sooner than later

was well written, like all Abnett, but it still irks.me they released number 13 and 14 before going in the order in order publication..bloody stupid.

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Please do the Rest of GG like this

Longworth does such a good job narrating, the fact that its Gaunts Ghost is perfect. Really hoping they do the other GG books

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Abnett + Longworth = Best 40K Audiobook Content

what the title says, but stretched out enough to constitute being a full review. pudding

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amazing

another amazing book by Dan. I did find a bit much with the battle scenes but the the book definitely fits the story of redemption for a regiment of ghosts.

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  • Hmm
  • 23-06-2020

Pew pew pew boom guuuurgh crash ping vrooom pshew

Pew pew pew boom guuuurgh crash ping vrooom pshew ahhhhhhh sniff pew pew pshktsts boom

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-06-2020

Simply awesome!

Dan Abnett's Gaunt's Ghosts series is such a joy both to binge read and listen. Here's hoping they would release the other books soon.

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  • Taylor
  • 05-06-2020

You line them up and I’ll buy them up!

There is no better series to start with for Warhammer 40k than the Gaunt series. Necropolis is a wonderful addition to it. I can’t wait for book 4!

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  • Lehman
  • 24-11-2020

Nailed it!

I could not have asked for a better reader then Toby Longworth. My favorite Warhammer series to read/listen to and its being done amazingly. Keep up the amazing work!

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  • robby71a
  • 13-11-2020

The Gaunt's Ghosts series is special.

a well-developed story with deeply involved characters. Never a dull moment. I wish the entire series was on Audible!

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  • Gino
  • 30-09-2020

Gaunt's Ghosts in another great story.

It's complex and there are a lot characters. But its really entertaining and a great story.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 29-09-2020

Dear audible

If you're to finish publishing rest of Gaunt's ghosts, shut up & take my money.

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  • Michael Jones Jr
  • 29-09-2020

as expected only the best

every time I get to hear about gaunt's goose by Dan Abbott and Toby Longworth. Is going to be a good day while driving and commuting. The overall performance was Stellar in the narration in storytelling was one point. Giving you the setting and letting you feel like you're right there next to the characters. Through all the horror, laughter and sorrow. you want to listen to the end of it and not wait months later to come back to the audiobook as a afterthought. I would definitely say this is a worthwhile audiobook in the collection of this whole series. I just can't wait for next one

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  • Can't Spell
  • 28-09-2020

Wunderfull!

A perfect mix of hope and sorrow. Gods and little fishes but it is good.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 20-09-2020

Please give us more.

I have been waiting years for this phenomenal title to come to audible. Please give us the rest. I will buy them.

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  • borodude
  • 30-05-2020

It's Dan Abnett read by Toby Longworth.That is all

It's Dan Abnett read by Toby Longworth. That is all... Last Millennium I wandered into my local Games Workshop store and perused the book shelves. I wasn't interested in playing the games but liked the lore, and while looking at the selection of books, saw a recent release - 'Gaunt's Ghosts.' I bought this paperback book (they were only available in paperback in a pulp fiction kinda vibe back then), and have bought each of Dan's books since. 'Necropolis' is typical of Dan's style - tight action scenes and bad characters which get taken down a peg. Or more... It's been an interesting ride with Dan with the settings getting larger, the characters more nuanced, the plots more intricate. And Toby Longworth? My second favourite narrator, just behind Steven Pacey. Toby, to my ears, is a near perfect narrator for 40K. So, the combination of the pair of them is a must buy. Every time.

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  • C. D. Hough
  • 08-07-2020

One of the very best pieces of 40k fiction

One of the best pieces of 40k fiction, showing a realistic sense of the chaos of war, with a wonderfully evocative reading performance.

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  • MR A G Sinclair
  • 03-06-2020

another great ghosts novel

more from the ghosts great story and pacing with interesting new characters really enjoyed it

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  • Callum hynd
  • 17-07-2020

Blown out of the water

Wow, can't wait for the next I can not wait to see where they go next and for all the little things like reunions to be resolved

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  • David Slattery
  • 30-06-2020

Absolutely fantastic..

Just a bloody fantastic book.. Get all the Ghost books and sit back to hours of the best listening on the platform, but we do need the rest of the series.

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  • Steven paxton
  • 28-06-2020

wonderful book.

loved reading the book and loved listen to it. As always Toby give you a great view into the 40k universe.

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  • Charlotte
  • 26-06-2020

Must have. Great book and a great story.

Great story and not a boring/slow moment. Loads of epic moments and loads of twists in the story

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-06-2020

Fantastic continuation on the story

Been waiting on needles for this book to be voiced, and it's finally here and doesn't disappoint at all. Toby Longworth yet again does an absolutely stellar job on the narration and brings every character to life. The writing by Abnett is also great, and he's doing what he does best. Absolutely loved it, start to finish and can't wait for the 4th installment.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 15-06-2020

Epic as always

Perfect, absolutely perfect. I started reading these when they first came out and now I can catch up where I left off with audio while I work. Please release the next one soon. voice acting is the best. capture how i thought Gaunt would sound in my head. Dan as always knocks it out the park with his writing. if you have not read Gaunts ghosts yet go buy the first one now! you won't be disappointed. bring on Honor Guard

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  • MilesJessop
  • 14-06-2020

One of the Black Library's best

Abnett has been a fantastic portal into the grim darkness of the 41st Millennium. Gaunt remains a fantastic character and his ghosts are some of the most realised of the Imperial Guard. The hive politics and intrigue are of particular note. The Efforts of the Gaurd are wonderful realised though this nail biting action thriller. 5*

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