Chronicles of Amber
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  • 1

    Nine Princes in Amber: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Alessandro Juliani
    Overall
    (1454)
    Performance
    (1304)
    Story
    (1320)

    Amber is the one real world, of which all others including our own Earth are but Shadows. Amber burns in Corwin's blood. Exiled on Shadow Earth for centuries, the prince is about to return to Amber to make a mad and desperate rush upon the throne.

    Robert says: "Great book, lame deal!"
    Great book, lame deal!
    Reviewed on August 13 2012 by Robert (Honolulu, HI, United States)
  • 2

    The Guns of Avalon: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Alessandro Juliani
    Overall
    (656)
    Performance
    (584)
    Story
    (590)

    Across the worlds of Shadow, Corwin, Prince of blood royal, heir to the throne of Amber, gathers his forces for an assault that will yield up to him the crown that is rightfully his. But, a growing darkness of his own doing threatens Corwin's plans, an evil that stretches to the heart of the perfect kingdom itself where the demonic forces of Chaos mass to annihilate Amber and all who would rule there.

    John says: "Nobody steals books but your friends."
    Nobody steals books but your friends.

    We can be brief in part, because if you are considering this book, you likely already picked up “Nine Princes in Amber” and if you haven’t I strongly ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 03 2012 by John (BATON ROUGE, LA, United States)
  • 3

    Sign of the Unicorn: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Alessandro Juliani
    Overall
    (482)
    Performance
    (437)
    Story
    (442)

    Accepting the responsibilities as ruler to the world of Amber, Corwin finds himself the target of sibling treachery, and must seek guidance in a land of visions, where a sinister prediction foretells his doom.

    Katherine says: "Corwin's fast moving adventure continues"
    Corwin's fast moving adventure continues

    Originally posted at FanLit.

    Sign of the Unicorn is the third novel in Roger Zelazny’s CHRONICLES OF AMBER. At the end of the previous novel,..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 12 2012 by Katherine (St. Johns, FL, United States)
  • 4

    The Hand of Oberon: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Alessandro Juliani
    Overall
    (419)
    Performance
    (382)
    Story
    (386)

    Returning to Shadow Earth to investigate a threat against his life, Corwin discovers that the Jewel of Judgment has been stolen by his traitorous brother, Brand, who plans to use the enigmatic gem to reshape the universe.

    Katherine says: "3.5 stars"
    3.5 stars

    The Hand of Oberon, the fourth book in Roger Zelazny’s CHRONICLES OF AMBER, continues exactly where the previous book, Sign of the Unicorn, left off. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 30 2012 by Katherine (St. Johns, FL, United States)
  • 5

    The Courts of Chaos: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Alessandro Juliani
    Overall
    (385)
    Performance
    (349)
    Story
    (355)

    Corwin finds his world dissolving around him when his father Oberon, disguised as Corwin's friend, steals the Jewel of Judgment so that he may defeat the evil Brand.

    Katherine says: "Corwin's psychedelic hellride"
    Corwin's psychedelic hellride

    Originally posted at FanLit.

    The Courts of Chaos is the very short last installment of the CORWIN CYCLE of THE CHRONICLES OF AMBER and the fi..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 29 2012 by Katherine (St. Johns, FL, United States)
  • 6

    Trumps of Doom: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Wil Wheaton
    Overall
    (289)
    Performance
    (265)
    Story
    (264)

    Trumps of Doom is the sixth book of The Chronicles of Amber; an epic fantasy series written by six-time Hugo Award winning and three-time Nebula Award winning author Roger Zelazny.

    Matt A. says: "Another quality performance."
    Another quality performance.

    Trumps of Doom kicks off the second five-book cycle of the Chronicles of Amber, following the exploits of Corwin's son Merlin. The choice of Wil Wheat..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 19 2012 by Matt A. (BIRMINGHAM, AL, United States)
  • 7

    Blood of Amber: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Wil Wheaton
    Overall
    (232)
    Performance
    (212)
    Story
    (211)

    Pursued by a fiendish enemy, Merle must battle through an intricate web of vengeance and murder that threatens more than the San Francisco Bay area. For Merle Corey of California is also Merlin, son of Corwin, vanished Prince of Amber; and the forces, seeking to destroy the royal house, have unleashed sorceries that can strike anywhere, especially at the very heart of Amber.

    chris says: "Zelazny greatest work"
    Zelazny greatest work

    Well maybe not he's greatest work but a great little read. A great continuation of the Amber story.

    Reviewed on October 30 2013 by chris (mermaid waters, Australia)
  • 8

    Sign of Chaos: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Wil Wheaton
    Overall
    (202)
    Performance
    (183)
    Story
    (183)

    Following the cliffhanger ending of Blood of Amber, Merlin is stranded in surrealistic Alice in Wonderland-esque bar where the Mad Hatter serves cocktails. Managing to escape, Merlin meets new family members - one of whom is intent on killing him. As events escalate, Merlin finds himself surrounded by his worst enemies - including his ex-girlfriend - back from the dead.

    J says: "Formulaic, but still a fun read."
    Formulaic, but still a fun read.

    I first met Zelazny's Princes in Amber books a long time ago. By the 7th or 8th book they became a little too formulaic, but still enjoyable. Much, ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 26 2013 by J (Livingston, TX, United States)
  • 9

    Knight of Shadows: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 9

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Wil Wheaton
    Overall
    (192)
    Performance
    (174)
    Story
    (172)

    Melvin Corey must choose between an alliance with the Pattern of Amber or the Pattern of Chaos, in a tale of a sometimes murderous family of wizards and their alternate worlds.

    shirley says: "just as good as any of the others in this series"
    just as good as any of the others in this series

    only one more to go, soooooo sad to leave these characters behind. really hoping book 10 ends well. all fantasy lovers should give these books a go, w..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 14 2013 by shirley (perth, Australia)
  • 10

    Prince of Chaos: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Roger Zelazny
    • Narrated By Wil Wheaton
    Overall
    (181)
    Performance
    (161)
    Story
    (162)

    Treacheries, trickeries, assassination attempts and bloody family intrigues have finally maneuvered Merlin, aka Merle Corey, into the Courts of Chaos. Thanks to a series of conventionally fatal "accidents" engineered by his mother Dara and uncle Mandor, Merlin third in line to occupy the throne.

    shirley says: "great series"
    great series

    a good ending, I thought as it was really the only way to end. I enjoyed all 10 books although 10 was dragged out slightly. I am really appreciative o..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 24 2013 by shirley (perth, Australia)