The Dagger and the Coin
Books in series5
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(4.3 based on 4386 ratings)
  • 1
    The Dragon's Path: Dagger and Coin, Book 1 | Daniel Abraham

    The Dragon's Path: Dagger and Coin, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated By Pete Bradbury
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1673)
    Performance
    (1516)
    Story
    (1523)

    Popular author Daniel Abraham’s works have been nominated for the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award. In The Dragon’s Path, former soldier Marcus is now a mercenary—but he wants nothing to do with the coming war. So instead of fighting, he elects to guard a caravan carrying the wealth of a nation out of the war zone—with the assistance of an unusual orphan girl named Cithrin.

    Slow start that pays off in Book 2.

    I will admit that I had to start this one a few times to get going. The opening chapters jump around from character to character and right when you st..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 22 2015 by Lore (SAN JOSE, CA, United States)
  • 2
    The King's Blood: The Dagger and the Coin, Book 2 | Daniel Abraham

    The King's Blood: The Dagger and the Coin, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated By Pete Bradbury
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (936)
    Performance
    (858)
    Story
    (864)

    Acclaimed author Daniel Abraham’s works have been nominated for the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award. In this compelling follow-up to The Dragon’s Path, Geder Palliako enjoys high social standing as protector to the crown prince of Antea - but a looming war threatens to change his way of life. Meanwhile, Cithrin bel Sarcour is counting her blessings: long under close surveillance, she hopes a battle will be the opportunity she needs to regain her freedom.

    The Best Kept Secret in Epic Fantasy Continues

    The priests have spiders in their blood.

    They worship a goddess that has spend centuries in hiding, “a spider” who blesses them with the powe..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 15 2013 by Dave (Whittier, CA)
  • 3
    The Tyrant's Law | Daniel Abraham

    The Tyrant's Law

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated By Pete Bradbury
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (769)
    Performance
    (708)
    Story
    (709)

    The great war cannot be stopped. The tyrant Geder Palliako had led his nation to war, but every victory has called forth another conflict. Now the greater war spreads out before him, and he is bent on bringing peace. No matter how many people he has to kill to do it. Cithrin bel Sarcour, rogue banker of the Medean Bank, has returned to the fold. Her apprenticeship has placed her in the path of war, but the greater dangers are the ones in her past and in her soul.

    When those who know the truth tell lies.

    Book three continues the war against the Spider Goddess. All main POV characters are back advancing their storylines as you would expect:

    Mas..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 27 2015 by Lore (SAN JOSE, CA, United States)
  • 4
    The Widow's House: The Dagger and the Coin, Book 4 | Daniel Abraham

    The Widow's House: The Dagger and the Coin, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated By Pete Bradbury
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (641)
    Performance
    (590)
    Story
    (586)

    Lord Regent Geder Palliako's war has led his nation and the priests of the spider goddess to victory after victory. No power has withstood him, except for the heart of the one woman he desires. As the violence builds and the cracks in his rule begin to show, he will risk everything to gain her love or else her destruction. Clara Kalliam, the loyal traitor, is torn between the woman she once was and the woman she has become. With her sons on all sides of the conflict, her house cannot stand, but there is a power in choosing when and how to fall.

    The resistance starts to take shape

    Daniel Abraham and Pete Bradbury team up once again on book 4 of the series and deliver an engaging story. If you haven't read/listened to the first 3..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 02 2015 by Lore (SAN JOSE, CA, United States)
  • 5
    The Spider's War | Daniel Abraham

    The Spider's War

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated By Pete Bradbury
    Overall
    (367)
    Performance
    (342)
    Story
    (342)

    Lord Regent Geder Palliako's great war has spilled across the world, nation after nation falling before the ancient priesthood and weapon of dragons. But even as conquest follows conquest, the final victory retreats before him like a mirage. Schism and revolt begin to erode the foundations of the empire, and the great conquest threatens to collapse into a permanent war of all against all.

    Satisfying and Epic Conclusion

    Satisfying Epic Conclusion

    Reviewed on March 14 2016 by Mr. Jared C. Serra (st. louis, MO USA)