Golden Queen
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(3.7 based on 158 ratings)
  • 1
    The Golden Queen: The Golden Queen, Book 1 | David Farland

    The Golden Queen: The Golden Queen, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By David Farland
    • Narrated By Peter Ganim
    Overall
    (104)
    Performance
    (65)
    Story
    (66)

    Insectoid Dronons have slain the queen Semarritte, throwing into chaos the ten thousand worlds over which she reigned. Desperate to save mankind, Lord Veriasse, Semarritte's near-immortal consort, has created a new queen: Everynne, cloned from her dead mother. Born to rule, Everynne instead is on the run, often only one planet ahead of advancing forces of the invaders, who recognize that Everynne is a powerful rallying point for threatened humanity.

    Captivating Story

    I thoroughly enjoyed The Golden Queen. It had the winning combo of an interesting and varied setting, fascinating three-dimensional characters and a c..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 31 2012 by Brad Swift (Flat Rock NC)
  • 2
    Beyond the Gate: The Golden Queen, Book 2 | David Farland

    Beyond the Gate: The Golden Queen, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By David Farland
    • Narrated By Peter Ganim
    Overall
    (54)
    Performance
    (34)
    Story
    (34)

    In Book 2 of the "Golden Queen" trilogy, Maggie Flynn has become, by test of combat, the new Golden Queen. Maggie and her companions, the bounty hunter Gallen O'Day and the sentient bear Orick, face an attack by Dronons on a planet where humans have achieved the pinnacle of genetic engineering. The trio must stop the invaders while guarding the secret of Maggie's whereabouts, for she is only the Golden Queen until her champion, Gallen, is defeated by a Dronon challenger.

    If you want a book read by a half literate robot..

    The author has no idea how to communicate the atmosphere, he sounds jilted, as though Captain Kirk were narrating the solemn history of a star, really..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 02 2012 by Inara (PHOENIX, AZ, United States)