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    • Promise of Blood

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,515
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,225
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,224

    Stretched to his limit, Tamas is relying heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be his estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty is being tested by blackmail. But when gods are involved.... Now, as attacks batter them from within and without, the credulous are whispering about omens of death and destruction. Just old peasant legends about the gods waking to walk the earth. No modern educated man believes that sort of thing. But they should....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best debut novel in many years!

    • By Marlene on 04-22-13

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Wrath of Empire

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 22 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 820
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 773
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 770

     The country is in turmoil. With the capital city occupied, half a million refugees are on the march, looking for safety on the frontier, accompanied by Lady Flint's soldiers. But escaping war is never easy, and soon the battle may find them, whether they are prepared or not. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can't get enough

    • By Nathan Jones on 05-29-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Crimson Campaign

    • The Powder Mage Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 20 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,703
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,482
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,477

    Tamas's invasion of Kez ends in disaster when a Kez counter-offensive leaves him cut off behind enemy lines with only a fraction of his army, no supplies, and no hope of reinforcements. Drastically outnumbered and pursued by the enemy's best, he must lead his men on a reckless march through northern Kez to safety, and back over the mountains so that he can defend his country from an angry god, Kresimir.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Was Extremely Surprised!!

    • By Hassan on 05-15-14

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Sins of Empire

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 20 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,670
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,539
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,534

    The young nation of Fatrasta is a turbulent place - a frontier destination for criminals, fortune hunters, brave settlers, and sorcerers seeking relics of the past. Only the iron will of the lady chancellor and her secret police holds the capital city of Landfall together against the unrest of an oppressed population and the machinations of powerful empires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Making a great book: Mystery, magic, and mayhem

    • By Jason Grosch on 03-29-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Autumn Republic

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 19 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,628
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,394
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,389

    Field Marshal Tamas returns to his beloved country to find that for the first time in history, the capital city of Adro lies in the hands of a foreign invader. His son is missing, his allies are indistinguishable from his foes, and reinforcements are several weeks away.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Trilogy!!!

    • By Hassan on 02-12-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Powder Mage Novella Collection #1

    • Stories from the Powder Mage Universe
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140

    Enter a new world or return to see old friends in four Powder Mage Universe novellas featuring Erika, Tamas, Adamat, Taniel, Ka-poel, and Ben Styke.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story almost ruined by the reading

    • By Brett Knight on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Mad Lancers

    • A Powder Mage Novella
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 53

    In the colonial cities and towns of Fatrasta, peace has never been easy. Immigrants fight amongst themselves or turn on the native population, while the governing power of the Kez Army steps in only to enforce the will of apathetic local governors assigned by a distant crown. Young war hero Ben Styke commands a colonial garrison in a sleepy frontier suburb.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth the credit , and it pains me to say it.<br />

    • By Brett Knight on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Wrath of Empire

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 22 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 55

     The country is in turmoil. With the capital city occupied, half a million refugees are on the march, looking for safety on the frontier, accompanied by Lady Flint's soldiers. But escaping war is never easy, and soon the battle may find them, whether they are prepared or not. Back in the capital, Michel Bravis smuggles even more refugees out of the city. But internal forces are working against him. With enemies on all sides, Michael may be forced to find help with the very occupiers he's trying to undermine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this author and this series!!

    • By kåre waldemar on 08-15-18

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Crimson Campaign

    • The Powder Mage, Book 2
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 20 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    The hounds at our heels will soon know we are lions.Tamas's invasion of Kez ends in disaster when a Kez counter-offensive leaves him cut off behind enemy lines with only a fraction of his army, no supplies and no hope of reinforcements. Drastically outnumbered and pursued by the enemy's best, he must lead his men on a reckless march through northern Kez to safety, and back over the mountains so that he can defend his country from an angry god.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Read

    • By Björn Bräse on 03-15-17

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Sins of Empire

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 20 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Enter a war-torn world where gunpowder and magic collide. The nation of Fatrasta is a haven for criminals, rebels, adventurers and sorcerers seeking relics of the past. As insurrection grows, only the iron will of the Lady Chancellor holds the capital city of Landfall together. Yet an ancient power as old as time is rising, and the fate of this young nation now rests in the hands of a spy, a disgraced war hero and a mercenary general with a past as turbulent as Landfall's present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • absolutely fantastic

    • By kåre waldemar on 04-26-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Promise of Blood

    • The Powder Mage Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 19 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    Field Marshal Tamas' coup against his king sends corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brings bread to the starving. But it also provokes war in the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics and greedy scrambling for money and power by Tamas' supposed allies: the Church, workers' unions, and mercenary forces. Stretched to his limit, Tamas relies heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be Tamas' estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty will be tested to its limit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intricate Yet Grounded

    • By Joki on 02-08-15

    Regular price: $18.11

    • War Cry

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Teado is a Changer, a shape-shifting military asset trained to win wars. His platoon has been stationed in the Bavares high plains for years, stranded. As they ration supplies and scan the airwaves for news, any news, their numbers dwindle. He's not sure how much time they have left. Desperate and starving, armed with aging, faulty equipment, the team jumps at the chance for a risky resupply mission, even if it means not all of them might come back. What they discover could change the course of the war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Sorry Sorry, Left Hungry for More

    • By Daniel on 08-30-18

    Regular price: $10.49

    • In the Field Marshal's Shadow

    • Stories from the Powder Mage Universe
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Five stories from the Powder Mage Universe, including the never-before-published "Green-Eyed Vipers".

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Decent stories again ruined by a terrible narrator

    • By Marethyu on 06-20-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Murder at the Kinnen Hotel

    • A Powder Mage Novella
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Special Detective Constable Adamat may be the most capable young investigator in all of Adopest. He's sharp, thoughtful, and his particular sorcery gives him a flawless memory. A transfer to the First Precinct seems like the perfect opportunity to showcase his abilities and advance his career. But things work differently in the First Precinct. The murder of a businessman's mistress quickly pulls Adamat into an unexpected world of conspiracy and politics where he's forced to use all his wits to stay one step ahead of unseen enemies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Its All About Adamat

    • By Hassan on 02-01-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Return to Honor

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    Captain Vlora is a powder mage in the Adran army. Once the favored, adopted daughter of the field marshal, she is now a pariah amongst those she called her family. Her superior officers would like nothing more than to send her to a far off posting and forget about her, but no one is exempt when there is a war - and powder mages are desperately needed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • classic counter espionage

    • By G. Parish on 12-02-15

    Regular price: $4.54

    • The Autumn Republic

    • The Powder Mage, Book 3
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 19 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Adopest has fallen . . .Field Marshal Tamas returns to his beloved country to find that for the first time in history, the capital city of Adro lies in the hands of a foreign invader. His son is missing and his allies are indistinguishable from his foes, and reinforcements are several weeks away. With the Kez still bearing down upon them and without clear leadership, the Adran army has turned against itself. Inspector Adamat is drawn into the very heart of this new mutiny with promises of finding his kidnapped son.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • End of the road, wrap party

    • By Keon Christensen on 08-04-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Servant of the Crown

    • A Powder Mage Novella
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Daniel Dorse
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Captain Tamas is an ambitious young officer in the Adran army. As a commoner, he is one of very few without noble blood to hold a rank. When he challenges the son of a duke over an insult, the subsequent duel lands him in hot water with the nobility and the royal cabal of Privileged sorcerers. Tamas is soon drawn into a conflict that goes to the very highest office in the land, and his only ally is the most unlikely of people; a young noblewoman named Erika, who needs Tamas to teach her how to wield her powers as a powder mage.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great story, not so sure about the narrator

    • By LaKisha on 08-13-14

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Forsworn: A Powder Mage Novella

    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    Erika ja Leora is a powder mage in northern Kez, a place where that particular sorcery is punishable by death. She is only protected by her family name and her position as heir to a duchy. When she decides to help a young commoner-a powder mage marked for death, fugitive from the law-she puts her life and family reputation at risk and sets off to deliver her new ward to the safety of Adro while playing cat and mouse with the king's own mage hunters and their captain, Duke Nikslaus.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Escape from the Kez

    • By G. Parish on 07-27-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Ghosts of the Tristan Basin

    • A Powder Mage Novella
    • By: Brian McClellan
    • Narrated by: Julie Hoverson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Taniel Two-Shot is a powder mage with the Tristan Ghost Irregulars, a band of volunteers who have made a name for themselves fighting in the Fatrastan Revolution. They range through the swamps of the frontier, cutting off enemy supplies and raiding towns while Taniel hunts the Privileged sorcerers that make the Kez armies so powerful. When a desperate call for help comes from the nearby city of Planth, the Irregulars aren't the only ones to answer and Taniel must deal with another hero of the revolution: Mad Colonel Styke.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story! Disappointing presentation...

    • By Nate on 11-01-16

    Regular price: $14.95