Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone
Books in series4
UNABRIDGED
(3.8 based on 578 ratings)
  • 1

    The Briar King: The Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Greg Keyes
    • Narrated By Patrick Michael
    Overall
    (226)
    Performance
    (109)
    Story
    (112)

    Two thousand years ago, the Born Queen defeated the Skasloi lords, freeing humans from the bitter yoke of slavery. But now monstrous creatures roam the land and destinies become inextricably entangled in a drama of power and seduction. The kings woodsman, a rebellious girl, a young priest, a roguish adventurer, and a young man made suddenly into a knight all face malevolent forces that shake the foundations of the kingdom, even as the Briar King, legendary harbinger of death, awakens from his slumber.

    Jake says: "Good stuff"
    Good stuff

    You might want to skip to first 40 minutes as too battle-gory and 2-dimensional, which is unfortunately part of the sample provided. Especially as you..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 10 2010 by Jake (Marietta, GA United States)
  • 2

    The Charnel Prince: The Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Greg Keyes
    • Narrated By Patrick Michael
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (134)
    Performance
    (69)
    Story
    (68)

    When the legendary Briar King awoke from his slumber, a season of darkness and horror fell upon the Kingdom of Crotheny. Now countless breeds of unspeakable monsters roam the countryside. An epidemic of madness has transformed peaceful villagers from the wild lands into savage, flesh-eating fiends.

    captaubrey says: "The Story Continues"
    The Story Continues

    I read the first book of the series and was excited to find audio versions on Audible. I read the reviews on the first book, but I couldn't disagree m..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 17 2012 by captaubrey (Dallas, TX USA)
  • 3

    The Blood Knight: The Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Greg Keyes
    • Narrated By Patrick Michael
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (113)
    Performance
    (51)
    Story
    (53)

    Brimming with passion and adventure, Greg Keyes epic saga of a royal family's fall from power through treachery and dark magic, set amid the return of ancient evils whose malevolence threatens to annihilate humanity, bids fair to become a classic of its kind. Now, in the eagerly awaited third installment, Keyes draws the threads of his tapestry ever tighter, illuminating old mysteries and introducing new ones as events build toward a shattering climax.

    Katy says: "Did NOT keep my attention..."
    Did NOT keep my attention...

    Probably not...

    Reviewed on January 01 2013 by Katy (Hoover, AL, United States)
  • 4

    The Born Queen: The Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Greg Keyes
    • Narrated By Patrick Michael
    Overall
    (105)
    Performance
    (55)
    Story
    (58)

    In The Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, Greg Keyes has crafted a brilliant saga of magic, adventure, and love set against a backdrop of clashing empires and an ancient, reawakened evil. Now, with The Born Queen, Keyes brings his epic to a masterly close, gathering the strands of plot and character into a stunning climax that both completes and transcends all that has gone before.

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