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    • Assassin’s Apprentice

    • The Farseer Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 696
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 645

    In a faraway land where members of the royal family are named for the virtues they embody, one young boy will become a walking enigma.Born on the wrong side of the sheets, Fitz, son of Chilvary Farseer, is a royal bastard, cast out into the world, friendless and lonely. Only his magical link with animals - the old art known as the Wit - gives him solace and companionship. But the Wit, if used too often, is a perilous magic, and one abhorred by the nobility. So when Fitz is finally adopted into the royal household, he must give up his old ways.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Embark on a journey of adventure, magic and fate!

    • By Carole on 17-05-2015

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • Royal Assassin

    • The Farseer Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 29 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476

    Fitz dreams of Red-Ship Raiders sacking a coastal village, leaving not a single man, woman, or child alive. Tortured by this terrible vision, he returns to the Six Duchies court where all is far from well. King Shrewd has been struck down by a mysterious illness and King-in-waiting, Verity, spends all his time attempting to conjure storms to confuse and destroy the Red-Ship Raiders. And when he leaves on an insane mission to seek out the mystical Elderings, Fitz is left alone and friendless but for the wolf Nighteyes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great story, average performance

    • By Ben on 13-03-2018

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • Assassin's Quest

    • The Farseer Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 37 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 454
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419

    The gripping finale to Robin Hobb’s classic Farseer trilogy. Keystone. Gate. Crossroads. Catalyst. Fitz is about to discover the truth about the Fool's prophecy. Having been resurrected from his fatal tortures in Regal's dungeons, Fitz has once more foiled Regal's attempts to be rid of him. Now, back in his own body, and after months of rehabilitation, Fitz begins the painful and slow process of learning the ways of a man again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story.. awful narration.

    • By Yoga Satya on 25-06-2017

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • Fool's Errand

    • Tawny Man Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Nick Taylor
    • Length: 23 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 286

    Return to the world of the Farseers… Robin Hobb’s best loved characters, Fitz , The Fool and Nighteyes the wolf, face new adventures and trials in the first book of The Tawny Man trilogy. When Assassin’s Quest closed, Fitz was living in self-imposed exile. Wracked with pain, he had chosen to discard the magical gifts that had seen him survive the wonders and torments of navigating the legendary city of the Elderlings, and of raising a dragon.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Performance for a great story

    • By Evan on 10-10-2018

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Ship of Magic

    • The Liveship Traders, Book 1
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 35 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    Wizardwood, a sentient wood. The most precious commodity in the world. Like many legendary wares, it comes only from the Rain River Wilds. But how can one trade with the Rain Wilders, when only a liveship, fashioned from wizardwood, can negotiate the perilous waters of the Rain River? Rare and valuable, a liveship will quicken only when three members, from successive generations, have died on board. The liveship Vivacia is about to undergo her quickening, as Althea Vestrit’s father is carried on deck in his death-throes.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • can't listen to the book, bad reader!

    • By Amber Smeenk on 18-08-2017

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • The Golden Fool

    • The Tawny Man Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Nick Taylor
    • Length: 25 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 267

    The second in the thrilling fantasy series returning listeners to the Six Duchies and the magical world of the Farseers. Fitz has succeeded in rescuing Prince Dutiful from the clutches of the Piebald rebels, and has returned with him to Buckkeep castle. With Dutiful safe again, Queen Kettricken can proceed with plans to marry him to the Outislander princess, Elliania, but with tensions building among the peoples of the Six Duchies over Kettricken’s tolerance of the Wittted, even Buckkeep is no longer safe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, poor editing

    • By Anonymous User on 27-01-2019

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • Fool's Fate

    • The Tawny Man Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Nick Taylor
    • Length: 31 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 267

    The moving end to the tale of the Farseers, in which kingdoms must stand or fall on the beat of a dragon's wings, or a Fool's heart. A small and sadly untried coterie – the old assassin Chade, the serving-boy Thick, Prince Dutiful, and his reluctant Skillmaster, Fitz – sail towards the distant island of Aslevjal. There they must fulfil the Narcheska’s challenge to her betrothed: to lay the head of the dragon Icefyre, whom legends tell is buried there deep beneath the ice, upon her hearth.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • excellent story

    • By toni on 28-06-2015

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • Blood of Dragons

    • The Rain Wild Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Avita Jay
    • Length: 19 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Dragon blood and scales, dragon liver and eyes and teeth. All required ingredients for medicines with near-miraculous healing powers. The legendary blue dragon Tintaglia is dying of wounds inflicted by hunters sent by the Duke of Chalced, who meanwhile preserves his dwindling life by consuming the blood of the dragon’s poet Selden Vestrit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lovely story, good reading enjoyed listening to it

    • By Jean Franklin on 24-11-2018

    Non-member price: $21.26

    • Dragon Haven

    • The Rain Wild Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Jacqui Crago
    • Length: 20 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    The dragon keepers and the fledgling dragons are forging a passage up the treacherous Rain Wild River. They are in search of the mythical Elderling city of Kelsingra, and are accompanied by the liveship Tarman, its captain, Leftrin, and a group of hunters who must search the forests for game with which to keep the dragons fed. With them are Alise, who has escaped her cold marriage to the cruel libertine Hest Finbok in order to continue her study of dragons, and Hest's amanuensis, the Bingtown dandy Sedric.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This is Faulty!

    • By Anonymous User on 27-12-2018

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Dragon Keeper

    • The Rain Wild Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Saskia Butler
    • Length: 17 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139

    Guided by the great blue dragon Tintaglia, they came from the sea: a Tangle of serpents fighting their way up the Rain Wilds River, the first to make the perilous journey to the cocooning grounds in generations. Many have died along the way. With its acid waters and impenetrable forest, it is a hard place for any to survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • beautiful! Loved it

    • By Eleanor on 28-04-2016

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • Ship of Destiny

    • The Liveship Traders, Book 3
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 33 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    The dragon Tintaglia has been released from her wizardwood coffin, only to find that the glories of her kingdom have passed into ancient memory. Meanwhile, Malta Vestrit navigates the acid flow of the Rain Wild River in a decomposing boat, accompanied by the Satrap Cosgo and his Companion Kekki. Against hope, a ship appears in the alien waters, but does it mean rescue, or a further nightmare, for Malta? In ruined Bingtown, the citizens are at war against the Chalcedean mercenaries besieging the harbour.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, didnt enjoy the narration.

    • By Anonymous User on 10-08-2017

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • Assassin's Fate

    • Fitz and the Fool, Book 3
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Avita Jay, David Thorpe
    • Length: 45 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 332

    Prince FitzChivalry Farseer's daughter, Bee, was violently abducted from Withywoods by Servants of the Four in their search for the Unexpected Son, foretold to wield great power. With Fitz in pursuit, the Servants fled through a Skill-pillar, leaving no trace. It seems certain that they and their young hostage have perished in the Skill-river. Clerres, where White Prophets were trained by the Servants to set the world on a better path, has been corrupted by greed. Fitz is determined to reach the city and take vengeance on the Four.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A deeply moving conclusion!

    • By Rosanna on 12-08-2017

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • City of Dragons

    • The Rain Wild Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Saskia Butler
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Return to the world of the Liveships Traders and journey along the Rain Wild River in the third instalment of high adventure from the author of the internationally acclaimed Farseer trilogy. Kelsingra waits for those brave enough to enter… The dragons and their keepers have discovered Kelsingra but so far only Heeby has succeeded in flying over the river to enter the fabled city. The other dragons, with their deformed wings and feeble muscles, are afraid to risk failure and humiliation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Robin Hobb Is Unbeatable

    • By Amy Schumacher on 08-12-2017

    Non-member price: $22.62

    • Fool's Quest

    • Fitz and the Fool, Book 2
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Lee Maxwell-Simpson, Avita Jay
    • Length: 33 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 245

    Robin Hobb returns to her best-loved characters with the second volume in a brand-new series. Happy endings never last.... Years ago they freed a dragon from the glaciers on Aslevjal. Then they parted ways, the Fool returning to far-off Clerres while Fitz finally claimed a wife, a family, and a home of his own. Now, betrayed by his own people and broken by torment, the Fool has made his way back to the Six Duchies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Robin Hobb is my absolute favorite.

    • By Miss on 15-09-2016

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • The Mad Ship

    • The Liveship Traders, Book 2
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 33 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    Althea Vestrit has found a new home aboard the liveship Ophelia, but lives only to reclaim the Vivacia as her rightful inheritance. However, Vivacia has been captured by the pirate ‘King’ Kennit and is acquiring a keen bloodlust. Bingtown becomes embroiled in a violent political upheaval against the corrupt Jamaillian leader, while the fading fortunes of the Vestrit family lead Malta deeper into the magical secrets of the mysterious Rain Wilds Traders.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator

    • By Gabrielle on 22-06-2017

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • Fool's Assassin

    • Fitz and the Fool, Book 1
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Lee Maxwell-Simpson, Avita Jay
    • Length: 28 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    Tom Badgerlock has been living peaceably in the manor house at Withywoods with his beloved wife, Molly, these many years, the estate a reward to his family for loyal service to the crown. But behind the facade of respectable middle-age lies a turbulent and violent past. For Tom Badgerlock is actually FitzChivalry Farseer, bastard scion of the Farseer line, convicted user of Beast-magic, and assassin. A man who has risked much for his king and lost more....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • more Fitz and fool

    • By V on 01-08-2017

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • Renegade's Magic

    • The Soldier Son Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Barlow
    • Length: 24 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The people of Getty's town remember the death of their cemetery soldier vividly. They remember believing him guilty of unspeakable crimes, condemning him, and then watching as other men of his unit beat him until he no longer drew breath. But Nevare Burvelle didn't die that day, though everyone believes they saw it happen. He was cornered by a power far more intractable than an angry mob.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By Stephen on 20-04-2018

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • Shaman's Crossing

    • The Soldier Son Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Barlow
    • Length: 21 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Young Nevare Burvelle is the second son of a second son. Traditionally in Gernia, the firstborn son is heir to the family fortunes, the second son bears a sword and the third son is consecrated to the priesthood. Nevare will follow his father – newly made a lord by the King – into the cavalry; to the frontier and thence to an advantageous marriage, to carry on the Burvelle name. It is a golden future, and Nevare looks forward to it with relish.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Immersive

    • By Daniel on 26-10-2018

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Forest Mage

    • The Soldier Son Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Barlow
    • Length: 24 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    The second book in the brand-new trilogy from the author of the Tawny Man trilogy, following on from the best-selling Shaman’s Crossing. The King's Cavalla Academy has been ravaged by the Speck plague. The disease has decimated the ranks of both cadets and instructors, and even the survivors remain sickly. Many have been forced to relinquish their military ambitions and return to their families to face lives of dependency and disappointment. As the Academy infirmary empties, Cadet Nevare Burvelle also prepares to journey home, to attend his brother Rosse's wedding.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tragic

    • By Lori on 06-03-2015

    Non-member price: $42.14

    • The Inheritance

    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Saskia Butler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    A collection of short stories from one of the most critically acclaimed authors in the fantasy genre, Robin Hobb. Including work written under her pseudonym, Megan Lindholm.Bingtown heiresses rub shoulders in this wonderful collection with vampires and alien musicians, tramps and feral cats. In "The Homecoming", Lady Carillion Carrock and a number of other Jamaillian nobles are sailing to the Cursed Shores.

    Non-member price: $19.75

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