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David Gemmell

David Gemmell was born in London, England, in the summer of 1948. Expelled from school at sixteen, he became a bouncer, working nightclubs in Soho. Born with a silver tongue, Gemmell rarely needed to bounce customers, relying instead on his gift of gab to talk his way out of trouble. This talent eventually led him to jobs as a freelancer for the London Daily Mail, the Daily Mirror, and the Daily Express. His first novel, Legend, was published in 1984 and has remained in print ever since. He became a full-time writer in 1986. His books consistently top the London Times bestseller list.

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Best Sellers

    • Legend

    • Drenai, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 561
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 537
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 533

    Druss, Captain of the Axe: the stories of his life were told everywhere. Instead of the wealth and fame he could have claimed, he had chosen a mountain lair....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two Legends Come to Audible

    • By Carol on 06-26-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Waylander

    • Drenai, Book 3
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    The Drenai King is dead - murdered by a ruthless assassin. Enemy troops swarm into Drenai lands. Their orders are simple - kill every man, woman and child. But there is hope....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the assassin

    • By DAVID FUSCO on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend

    • Drenai, Book 6
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 165

    Druss. The Legend. Saviour of Skeln Pass. Protector of Dros Delnoch. The most famous - and dreaded - of Drenai's heroes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The GOAT

    • By Rubbertoe on 08-28-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Lord of the Silver Bow

    • Troy, Book 1
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 96

    Three lives will change the destiny of nations. Helikaon, the young prince of Dardania, haunted by a scarred and traumatic childhood....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • At Last!

    • By John on 04-07-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The King Beyond the Gate

    • Drenai, Book 2
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    A century has passed since the heroic defence of Dros Delnoch. But the people of the Drenai face a new terror: a mad emperor kept in power by two forces of unsurpassed evil....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Breath of fresh air

    • By Matt Osborne on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Waylander II: In the Realm of the Wolf

    • Drenai, Book 5
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    High in the wooded, peaked mountains of Skeln, the woodsman, Dakeyras, and his beautiful daughter, Miriel, live a life of harmonious solitude....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful story missing last chapter

    • By Robert on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Shield of Thunder

    • Troy, Book 2
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd
    • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 60

    The war of Troy is looming, and all the kings of the Great Green are gathering, friends and enemies, each with their own dark plans of conquest and plunder....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Discouraging, but necessarily and beautifully so

    • By Irshad Karim on 03-24-18

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Swords of Night and Day

    • Drenai, Book 11
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 18 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 48

    Even in death, Skilgannon the Damned's name lives on. Now, as an ancient evil threatens to flood the Drenai heartlands in a tide of blood, he returns....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By T. Bonnette on 01-31-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Legend of Deathwalker

    • Drenai, Book 7
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 77

    For centuries the tribes of the Nadir have suffered under the despotic tyranny of their Gothir overlords....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!

    • By Anonymous User on 12-21-17

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Quest for Lost Heroes

    • Drenai, Book 4
    • By: David Gemmell
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    The Drenai fortress of Dros Delnoch has fallen, and blood-hungry Nadir hordes sweep across the land, bringing desolation and despair....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gemmell does it again

    • By DAVID FUSCO on 11-19-17

    Regular price: $20.65

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