Dave Duncan
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Dave Duncan

Dave Duncan is a prolific writer of fantasy and science fiction, best known for his fantasy series, particularly The Seventh Sword, A Man of His Word, and The King's Blades. He is both a founding and honorary lifetime member of SF Canada. Dave and his wife Janet, his in-house editor and partner for over fifty years, live in Victoria, British Columbia. They have three children and four grandchildren. Visit his blog and webpage: www.daveduncan.com

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    • The Reluctant Swordsman

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 434
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 402
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 405

    Wallie Smith can feel the pain. He goes to the hospital, remembers the doctors and the commotion, but when he wakes up it all seems like a dream....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable listen

    • By Joe on 10-21-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Death of Nnanji

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    For 15 years the truce has held. Swordsmen of the Tryst of Casr have kept the peace and extended the rule of law over half the World, but now sorcerers have started killing swordsmen again....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The return of old friends long gone.

    • By David Wood on 07-05-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Destiny of the Sword

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    Wallie Smith had been dying on another world when the Goddess transferred his mind to the body of the barbarian swordsman Shonsu....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good ending, with minor discrepancies

    • By Skipper on 10-05-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Past Imperative

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mark Ashby
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    In the summer of 1914, a young man beyond reproach awakens under police guard grievously injured and accused of heinous, impossible murder....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great portal fantasy, despite drab reading

    • By James on 01-17-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Perilous Seas

    • A Man of His Word, Book 3
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165

    Queen Inos was badly shaken. Loyal, trustworthy Rap, who was supposed to have died, appeared to her....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • dated, but fun.

    • By Laura H. Lynch on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Emperor and Clown

    • A Man of His Word, Book 4
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165

    The loyal stableboy Rap had fought through hell and high water to rescue Inos, his queen....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Fabulously Written Saga

    • By Sailfish on 01-22-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Magic Casement

    • A Man of His Word, Book 1
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 322
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 297
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 298

    Princess Inos lived an idyllic life in her fathers' sleepy, backwater kingdom, and she was best friends with her childhood companion, the stableboy, Rap....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorite Fantasy Series

    • By Sean Dustman on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Faery Lands Forlorn

    • A Man of His Word, Book 2
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 213

    Inos, the late king's daughter, had been kidnapped through the magic casement even as the Impish legions overrunning her tiny kingdom were storming the castle tower....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • another great book by Dave Duncan

    • By Joe Chad on 06-10-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Alchemist's Apprentice

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    When the Council of 10 takes the seer Nostradamus into custody, his young apprentice must unravel a web of magic and murder if he is to have any future of his own....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book.

    • By DoktorK on 07-12-08

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Alchemist's Code

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    When Nostradamus is hired to find a foreign spy by Venice's ruling Council of 10, the only clues they can offer him are the spy's intercepted messages....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Slow start--keep going

    • By David on 12-22-09

    Regular price: $24.95

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