Mercedes Lackey
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Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes Lackey is the acclaimed author of over fifty novels and many works of short fiction. In her "spare" time she is also a professional lyricist and a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. Mercedes lives in Oklahoma with her husband and frequent collaborator, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock of parrots.
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    • Take a Thief

    • A Novel of Valdemar, Book 3
    • By: Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 38

    Skif was an orphan who would have died from malnutrition and exposure if he had never met Deke the pickpocket. By the time he was twelve, Skif was an accomplished cat burglar.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I liked it

    • By Carpria on 06-15-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Arrows of the Queen

    • Heralds of Valdemar Series, Book 1
    • By: Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423

    Chosen by the Companion Rolan, a mystical horse-like being with powers beyond imagining, Talia, once a runaway, has now become a trainee Herald, destined to become one of the Queen's own elite guard. For Talia has certain awakening talents of the mind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • absolutely brillant

    • By Mark Taylor on 04-07-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Silver Gryphon

    • Mage Wars Series, Book 3
    • By: Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon
    • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    A dozen years of peace have passed in the city of White Gryphon - providing well-deserved and much-needed security for the people who had lost their homes in the magical Cataclysm which killed the Mage Urtho, creator of the gryphons....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What's with the cover art?

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-18-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Exile’s Valor

    • A Novel of Valdemar
    • By: Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 59

    This stand-alone novel in the Valdemar series continues the story of prickly weapons-master Alberich. Once a heroic Captain in the army of Karse, a kingdom at war with Valdemar, Alberich becomes one of Valdemar's Heralds....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Back Story Filler

    • By J. Linch on 05-18-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Arrow’s Fall

    • Heralds of Valdemar Series, Book 3
    • By: Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 274

    With Elspeth, the heir to the throne of Valdemar, now of marriageable age, Talia, the Queen's Own Herald, returns to court. Here, she finds the Queen and heir beset by diplomatic intrigue as various forces vie for control of Elspeth's future....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just as Good as I remember !

    • By JohnDKBalman on 06-08-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Exile’s Honor

    • A Novel of Valdemar
    • By: Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 114

    Both Alberich's skill and secret served him well in the army of Karse, and when Alberich became one of Karse's youngest captains, he received a special gift - a powerful white stallion "liberated" from the enemy. But this honor was merely a distraction, for the Sunpriests had laid a trap....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator might be an issue

    • By Windy Kotaa on 04-11-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Arrow's Flight

    • Heralds of Valdemar series, Book 2
    • By: Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 310

    Talia could scarcely believe that she had finally earned the rank of full Herald. Though this seemed like the fulfillment of all her dreams, it also meant she would face trials far greater than those she had previously survived....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can I give 6 stars?

    • By Amy Lee Milner on 05-27-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The White Gryphon

    • Mage Wars Series, Book 2
    • By: Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon
    • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 55

    It has been 10 years since the magical Cataclysm which destroyed the twin strongholds of the two world's most powerful Mages, killing Urtho, creator of the gryphons, and sending his forces into exile....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Aerie

    • Dragon Jousters Series, Book 4
    • By: Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated by: Ryan Burke
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

     Kiron has secretly gathered an army of dragon riders to seek refuge in the abandoned desert city they have named Sanctuary, where they join with other dragon riders to rid their world of both war and magical domination. But now it is time to build a new society in Aerie...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful ride

    • By Ariel on 06-24-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Black Gryphon

    • Mage Wars Series, Book 1
    • By: Mercedes Lackey, Larry Dixon
    • Narrated by: Gary Furlong
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 188

    It is an age when Valdemar is yet unfounded, its organization of Heralds yet unformed, and magic is still a wild and uncontrolled force. Skandranon Rashkae is perhaps the finest specimen of his race, with ebony feathers, a majestic wingspan, keen magesight, and sharp intelligence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the book

    • By Lois McDonald on 11-03-18

    Regular price: $20.99

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