Islands in the Mist
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  • 1
    Islands in the Mist | J.M. Hofer

    Islands in the Mist

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By J.M. Hofer
    • Narrated By John Keating
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    (54)
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    The great warrior Bran has been called home from the battlefield to his mother's deathbed, where he vows to solve the strange mystery surrounding what fatally attacked her in the night. He travels to the Crossroads, seeking the wise counsel of Talhaiarn, high priest and advisor to his clan, where he learns similar attacks have been reported by clans to the north and east.

    I loved listening to this tale

    Islands in the Mist was a captivating tale, told beautifully in the Audible version. The narrator (John Keating) was able to put the listener in the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 21 2016 by S M. ()
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    Across the Sea | J. M. Hofer

    Across the Sea

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By J. M. Hofer
    • Narrated By John Keating
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (11)
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    In the aftermath of the Battle of the Crossroads, Bran convinces the few warriors who remain to gather their families and live as one clan under his leadership. Together they abandon their villages and unite under a new sigil - the Sacred Oak of the Crossroads - no longer referring to themselves as Easterners, Northerners, or Southerners but simply as "Oaks."

    If you like fantasy....

    If you like fantasy (especially of the sword variety) then you'll love this book. It's incredibly well written and performed. I loved the folklore and..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 08 2015 by Michael ()
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    Rise of the Pendragon | J.M. Hofer

    Rise of the Pendragon

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By J.M. Hofer
    • Narrated By John Keating
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5)
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    The last of the Romans have left Britannia, leaving greedy and ruthless men to seize power and rip the land asunder. Without the discipline of Rome to stop them, relentless Picts come down from the North to raid her settlements while boatloads of Saxons sail west from Germania to pillage her shores. Grown soft with nearly five generations of Roman order, most men in Brython are unable to defend their homes against the ever-growing threats from all sides. But there is hope.

    Another fantasy masterpiece

    Rise of the Pendragon is a wonderful continuation of Hofer's saga. Her writing is lyrical. Her characters have depth. The story was gripping. I look f..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 02 2017 by Craig L Fisher ()