The Conquest Trilogy
Books in series3
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  • 1
    Mercenaries | Jack Ludlow

    Mercenaries

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Jack Ludlow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    Overall
    (192)
    Performance
    (131)
    Story
    (131)

    Six brothers, trained since birth to become great warriors, prepare to experience their first taste of battle…The Norman/French border, 1033. The sons of Tancred de Hauteville are following in their father’s footsteps. As knights, they have but one true purpose: to fight. But denied service with their Duke, they are forced to take employment as mercenaries: their unequalled battle skills are for hire to the highest bidder.

    Conquest Trilogy - first book

    A book well suited to the audio format. The reader is a neutral voice with good management of character and variation of tone; a very competent, enjoy..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 13 2010 by Paul McMahon (Fremantle, Australia)
  • 2
    Warriors | Jack Ludlow

    Warriors

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Jack Ludlow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (87)
    Performance
    (68)
    Story
    (67)

    The Byzantine Empire rules in Southern Italy, but the indigenous populations are restless. The Lombards are no exception to this. One of their number, Arduin of Fassano, is appointed by a young Byzantine general to hold the key to Apulia. He is unaware that Arduin intends to join his Lombard brethren and rise up in revolt, hiring to aid him the Norman mercenaries of Campania.

    Excellent narration and story

    I truly enjoy historical novels, book one in this series was excellent, and this follows suit. The time lines and many of the individuals were actuall..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 12 2011 by Bonnie (Bellmore, NY, United States)
  • 3
    Conquest | Jack Ludlow

    Conquest

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Jack Ludlow
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (56)
    Performance
    (51)
    Story
    (52)

    In 20 years the de Hauteville brothers have gone from penniless obscurity to become the most potent warrior family in Christendom. Now, at the head of the tribe stands Robert, who has only one aim: to expand his power by military conquest. Roger, the youngest of the brothers, is a giant in build and a great fighter. In company - and sometimes in conflict - with Robert, he will seek to raise the family to the pinnacle of influence.

    Decent Ending to a Decent Trilogy

    A good ending to the trilogy. Robert and Roger (pronounce it with a french accent) complete the conquest of Sicily and sounthern Italy. This has been ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 12 2012 by Tom (Fort Worth, TX, United States)