House War
Books in series5
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(4.3 based on 354 ratings)
  • 1

    The Hidden City: The House War, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Michelle West
    • Narrated By Eva Wilhelm
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (114)
    Performance
    (107)
    Story
    (109)

    Orphaned and left to fend for herself in the slums of Averalaan, Jewel Markess - Jay to her friends - meets an unlikely savior in Rath, a man who prowls the ruins of the undercity in search of artifacts and treasure. Nursing Jay back to health is an unusual act for a man who renounced his own family long ago, and the situation becomes stranger still when Jay begins to form a den of other rescued children in Rath’s home. But worse perils lurk beneath the slums....

    Richard says: "An unexpected gem."
    An unexpected gem.

    A story like this is worth listening to again. The cast of characters is petty big and the mystery they weave is revealed slowly with lots of twists a..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 17 2013 by Richard (Lunenburg, MA, United States)
  • 2

    City of Night: The House War, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Michelle West
    • Narrated By Eva Wilhelm
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (75)
    Performance
    (71)
    Story
    (72)

    Times are truly desperate within Averalaan's hundred holdings, and Jewel MArkess and her den are finding it hard to survive. Then suddenly their mentor, Rath, orders them to avoid the ancient Undercity beneath Averlaan's streets, cutting them off from their main source of income. Yet Rath himself refuses to heed the warnings of Jewel's seer dreams. Instead, he allies with the mages of the Order of Knowledge in a secret war against demonic foes, knowing he'll be targeted for death - or worse.

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  • 3

    House Name: The House War, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (30 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Michelle West
    • Narrated By Eva Wilhelm
    Overall
    (67)
    Performance
    (62)
    Story
    (63)

    Once, Jewel was an orphan, struggling to survive in the slums of the realm until she was rescued by Rath and sent to live at House Terafin - the most powerful of the ruling Houses in the Essalieyan Empire. But as Jewel finds her place within the House, she becomes crucial to the Empire's survival in the demonic war that's about to begin....

    richard says: "A worthy continuation of the series"
    A worthy continuation of the series

    Yes

    Reviewed on September 27 2013 by richard (Ben Lomond, CA, United States)
  • 4

    Skirmish: The House War, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (28 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Michelle West
    • Narrated By Eva Wilhelm
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (45)
    Performance
    (43)
    Story
    (43)

    At long last, Jewel is preparing to announce her candidacy to become the next Terafin and claim the House Seat. But it is a decision that has her targeted by demons who will stop at nothing to destroy Jewel and her allies as the House War begins....

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  • 5

    Battle: The House War, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (33 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Michelle West
    • Narrated By Eva Wilhelm
    Overall
    (53)
    Performance
    (47)
    Story
    (47)

    The weeks since Jewel Markess ATerafin has been acclaimed ruler of her House have not been peaceful; four assassination attempts have been made on her life, and one of the most important members of her House Council has been forced to retire, leaving a seat empty at a time when she requires trusted allies. The war in the distant South has ended; the armies, victorious, have returned to Averalaan. During the victory parade of the Kings' armies, the fifth assassination attempt occurs - in full view of the Ten, the Kings, and thousands of spectators.

    Amazon Customer says: "A fantastic addition to a great series"
    A fantastic addition to a great series

    Battle is a book that will delight dedicated Michelle West fans. She is back in top form with this book and the story really starts to move forward. ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 30 2013 by Amazon Customer (Kirkland, WA)