Lighthouse (Berg)
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.0 based on 46 ratings)
  • 1
    Flesh and Spirit: Lighthouse, Book 1 | Carol Berg

    Flesh and Spirit: Lighthouse, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Carol Berg
    • Narrated By Allen O'Reilly
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (27)
    Story
    (26)

    The rebellious son of a long line of pureblood cartographers and diviners, Valen has spent most of his life trying to escape what society - and his family - have ordained for him. His own mother has predicted that he will meet his doom in water, blood, and ice. Her divination seems fulfilled when a comrade abandons Valen in a rainy wilderness half-dead, addicted to an enchantment that converts pain to pleasure, and possessing only a stolen book of maps.

    Almost unlistenable

    I'm a big Carol Berg fan. I deeply enjoyed Dust and Light and was excited to learn that there were a couple of other books written in the same world a..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 10 2014 by mike (Port Townsend, WA, United States)
  • 2
    Breath and Bone: Lighthouse, Book 2 | Carol Berg

    Breath and Bone: Lighthouse, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Carol Berg
    • Narrated By Allen O'Reilly
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (17)
    Performance
    (15)
    Story
    (15)

    Everyone in Navronne seems to be after Valen. There is the fanatical Harrower priestess, Sila Diaglou, who wants to raze the kingdom. The Bastard Prince Osriel, who steals dead men's eyes. And the Pureblood Registry, determined to keep every pureblood sorcerer in thrall. Even beings out of myth, the Danae guardians, whose dancing nurtures the Earth and whose attention could prove the most costly of all. As Navronne sinks deeper into civil war and perilous winter, Valen finds himself a bargaining chip in a deadly standoff.

    Wonderful sequel, mediocre narration

    This book, like its prequel Flesh and Spirit, is a superb piece of intricate and dark fantasy. Carol Berg delivers a multidimensional plot with intrig..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 02 2014 by Sarah (SPRINGFIELD, MO, United States)