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    • The Spirit Lens

    • A Novel of the Collegia Magica
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 17 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 335
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 340

    For Portier de Savin-Duplais, failed student of magic, sorcery's decline into ambiguity and cheap illusion is but a culmination of life's bitter disappointments. Reduced to tending the library at Sabria's last collegia magica, he fights off despair with scholarship. But when the king of Sabria charges him to investigate an attempted murder that has disturbing magical resonances, Portier believes his dreams of a greater destiny might at last be fulfilled.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First Rate

    • By mike on 01-27-12

    Regular price: $11.90

    • The Soul Mirror

    • A Novel of the Collegia Magica
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Angele Masters
    • Length: 18 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188

    With no magic talent of her own, Anne de Vernase must take on her sister's magical legacy to unravel the secrets behind the dark sorcery besieging the royal city of Merona-and to uncover the truth behind her sister's death. For Portier de Savin-Duplais, failed student of magic, sorcery's decline into ambiguity and cheap illusion is but a culmination of life's bitter disappointments.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Story!

    • By Karen on 01-08-12

    Regular price: $12.60

    • The Daemon Prism

    • Collegia Magica, Book 3
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Angele Masters, David DeVries, Daniel May, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    Dante the necromancer is the most reviled man in Sabria, indicted by for crimes against the living and the dead. He salves bitterness with a magical puzzle - a desperate soldier's dream of an imprisoned sorceress and a faceted glass that can grant one's utmost desires. But the dream is a seductive trap. Haunted, blind, driven to the verges of the world, Dante must risk everything he values to unravel a mystery of ancient magic, sacred legend, and the truth of the divine.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Ouch

    • By Matthew on 07-12-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Transformation

    • Rai-Kirah, Book 1
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    Seyonne is a man waiting to die. He has been a slave for 16 years, almost half his life, and has lost everything of meaning to him: his dignity, the people and homeland he loves, and the Warden's power he used to defend an unsuspecting world from the ravages of demons. Seyonne has made peace with his fate. With strict self-discipline he forces himself to exist only in the present moment and to avoid the pain of hope or caring about anyone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Seriously Excellent

    • By Sharon on 09-25-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Dust and Light

    • Sanctuary, Book 1
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 20 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199

    How much must one pay for an hour of youthful folly? The Pureblood Registry accused Lucian de Remeni-Masson of "unseemly involvement with ordinaries", which meant only that he spoke with a young woman not of his own kind, allowed her to see his face unmasked, worked a bit of magic for her.... After that one mistake, Lucian’s grandsire excised half his magic and savage Harrowers massacred his family.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A 'JUST GET ON WITH IT' Book

    • By Trip Williams on 01-13-16

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Flesh and Spirit

    • Lighthouse, Book 1
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Allen O'Reilly
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    The rebellious son of a long line of pureblood cartographers and diviners, Valen has spent most of his life trying to escape what society - and his family - have ordained for him. His own mother has predicted that he will meet his doom in water, blood, and ice. Her divination seems fulfilled when a comrade abandons Valen in a rainy wilderness half-dead, addicted to an enchantment that converts pain to pleasure, and possessing only a stolen book of maps.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Almost unlistenable

    • By mike on 12-10-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Breath and Bone

    • Lighthouse, Book 2
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Allen O'Reilly
    • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Everyone in Navronne seems to be after Valen. There is the fanatical Harrower priestess, Sila Diaglou, who wants to raze the kingdom. The Bastard Prince Osriel, who steals dead men's eyes. And the Pureblood Registry, determined to keep every pureblood sorcerer in thrall. Even beings out of myth, the Danae guardians, whose dancing nurtures the Earth and whose attention could prove the most costly of all. As Navronne sinks deeper into civil war and perilous winter, Valen finds himself a bargaining chip in a deadly standoff.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful sequel, mediocre narration

    • By Sarah on 01-02-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Song of the Beast

    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Claire Christie, Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Brutal imprisonment has broken Aidan McAllister. His music is destroyed, and with it the visions he once gave a kingdom ravaged by dragon war. Now, he risks his hard-bought freedom to uncover the truth behind his incarceration - and to meet his enemy face-to-face....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dragons rock!

    • By Marilyn Armstrong on 08-15-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Revelation

    • Rai-Kirah, Book 2
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 20 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    Seyonne, the slave-turned-hero from Berg's highly acclaimed Transformation, returns to discover the nature of evil - in a "spellbinding" (Romantic Times) epic saga.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Expands storyline from first book.

    • By Adam Swinney on 11-07-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Restoration

    • Rai-Kirah, Book 3
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 22 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Seyonne, the slave-turned-savior of the acclaimed Revelation and Transformation, returns to fight evil and tame the demons within him - in the third novel in this "thoroughly original" (Starburst) epic saga.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Weak Resolution

    • By S. Ash on 06-24-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Soul Weaver

    • Bridge of D'Arnath, Book 3
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Gregory St. John, Daniel May, Angele Masters, and others
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    The evil Lords of Zhev'Na kept Gerick captive for months. Although his parents rescued him, he remains tormented by his experience-and mistrusted even by those who love him. Accused of treason, Gerick flees and takes refuge in a magical realm full of outcasts, where he will discover how to use his own magical talent-soul weaving-to save his people from Zhev'Na.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Carol Berg delivers again! <br />

    • By Linda Stead on 06-09-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Guardians of the Keep

    • Bridge of D'Arnath, Book 2
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Daniel May, Gregory St. John, Jeremy Arthur, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    For 10 years, the noblewoman Seriana lived in exile, believing her husband Karon was dead, executed for practicing sorcery. But now she learns his soul has been anchored to this world by magic. He has been restored to life-though his memories of Seri are gone. When Seri's nephew is kidnapped - and a dark family secret comes to light - the two strangers will have to join together to defeat the evil Lords of Zhev'Na, who want to destroy both this world and the parallel magic realm that lies beyond.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Multiple narrators should coordinate

    • By Sara on 05-22-14

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Son of Avonar

    • Bridge of D'Arnath, Book 1
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Angele Masters
    • Length: 19 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 105

    Magic is forbidden throughout the Four Realms. For decades, sorcerers and those associating with them were hunted to near extinction.But Seri, a Leiran noblewoman living in exile, is no stranger to defying the unjust laws of her land. She is sheltering a wanted fugitive who possesses unusual abilities-a fugitive with the fate of the realms in his hands...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great fantasy

    • By SAMK on 04-22-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Ash and Silver

    • Sanctuary, Book 2
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Macleod Andrews
    • Length: 22 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    Ever since the Order of the Equites Cineré stole his memory, his name, and his heart, thinking about the past makes Greenshank's head ache. After two years of rigorous training, he is almost ready to embrace the mission of the Order - to use selfless magic to heal the troubles of Navronne. But on his first assignment alone, the past comes racing back, threatening to drown him in conspiracy, grief, and murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entrancing

    • By Ncgraves on 12-21-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Daughter of Ancients

    • Bridge of D'Arnath, Book 4
    • By: Carol Berg
    • Narrated by: Tara Ochs, Gregory St. John, Angele Masters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    In Avonar, Gerick investigates the ancient king D'Arnath's own daughter, held captive by the Lords of Zhev'Na for a thousand years-or so she claims. Entangled in bonds of love, family, and secrecy, Gerick unravels the mysteries of ancient kings, ancient evil-and the dreadful truth of his own destiny.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing

    • By Bryan on 10-29-16

    Regular price: $24.95