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    • The Abbot's Tale

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    In the year 937, the new king of England, a grandson of Alfred the Great, readies himself to go to war in the north. His dream of a united kingdom of all England will stand or fall on one field - on the passage of a single day. At his side is the priest Dunstan of Glastonbury, full of ambition and wit (perhaps enough to damn his soul). His talents will take him from the villages of Wessex to the royal court, to the hills of Rome - from exile to exaltation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • High quality fascinating story/performance

    • By MLB Pirate on 05-07-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Genghis

    • Birth of an Empire
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,762
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,312

    He was born Temujin, son of a khan, raised in a clan of hunters migrating across the steppe. Temujin's young life was shaped by a series of brutal acts: the betrayal of his father by a neighboring tribe, his family left to die on the harsh plain. But Temujin endured, and from then on, he was driven by a fury to survive in the face of death, to kill before being killed, and to conquer enemies from beyond the horizon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Move over Bernard Cornwell

    • By David on 01-29-10

    Regular price: $25.17

    • EMPEROR: The Gates of Rome, Book 1 (Unabridged)

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432

    On a small estate just outside Rome in the first century BC, two boys become blood brothers, little imagining the extraordinary future that lies before them. As friends and rivals, Gaius and Marcus are destined to find lasting fame.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • thin characterizations, focus on fights and battle

    • By jessica on 09-04-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Wars of the Roses

    • Stormbird
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206

    In 1437, the Lancaster king Henry VI ascends the throne of England after years of semi-peaceful regency. Named "The Lamb," Henry is famed more for his gentle and pious nature than his father's famous battlefield exploits; already, his dependence on his closest men has stirred whispers of weakness at court. A secret truce negotiated with France to trade British territories for a royal bride - Margaret of Anjou - sparks revolts across English territory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Aleta M. Nichols on 10-05-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Wars of the Roses

    • Margaret of Anjou
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    It is 1454, and for over a year King Henry VI has remained all but exiled in Windsor Castle, struck down by his illness, his eyes vacant, his mind a blank. His fiercely loyal wife and queen, Margaret of Anjou, safeguards her husband's interests, hoping that her son, Edward, will one day come to know his father. With each month that Henry is all but absent as king, Richard, the duke of York, protector of the realm, extends his influence throughout the kingdom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Richard III Wasn't a Cripple

    • By David Groveman on 11-30-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Genghis Lords of The Bow

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 854
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 625
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 625

    New York Times best-selling author Conn Iggulden's Genghis Khan novels are infused with action, adventure, and rich historical details further fleshing out the great warlord's world. Having risen from his tribal upbringing, Genghis now leads a horde of fellow countrymen on a mission of conquest throughout Asia. Escaping the Gobi Desert, he faces his greatest challenge, overtaking the empire of the Chin - a land protected by a massive, impenetrable wall.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really liked the story, but not the reader

    • By C. Johnson on 02-20-10

    Regular price: $46.87

    • Emperor: The Blood of Gods

    • The Emperor Series, Book 5
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Michael Healy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    Julius Caesar has been cut down. His blood stains the hands of a cabal of bold conspirators, led by famed general Marcus Brutus - whom Caesar once called a friend. Have these self-proclaimed liberators bravely slain a power-mad tyrant or brutally murdered the beloved Father of Rome? Hailed as heroes by a complicit Senate and granted amnesty, the killers eagerly turn toward plotting the empire’s future under their control. But Caesar’s death does not rest easily with all of Rome.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • HORRIBLE performance destroyed an interesting book

    • By Gustavo Murad on 06-25-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • EMPEROR: The Field of Swords, Book 3 (Unabridged)

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Paul Blake
    • Length: 17 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359

    Julius Caesar has taken his legions north into mighty battles with the Gallic tribes. But as his successes mount, overwhelming ambition and new alliances begin to threaten his friendship with Marcus Brutus, brother-in-arms and fellow warrior. Although the conquest of Gaul has made Caesar a hero all over again, his victories on the battlefield cause still more rivalries at home. And ultimately Caesar and Brutus will have to choose whether to cross the Rubicon - together or singly - and to take the fight to Rome itself.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • How To Ruin a Good Story

    • By Danny on 01-09-13

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Emperor: The Gods of War

    • The Emperor Series, Book 4
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Paul Blake
    • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Fresh from victory in Gaul, Julius Caesar leads battle-hardened legions across the Rubicon River - threatening Rome herself. Even the master strategist Pompey is caught unprepared by the strike and forced to abandon his city. The armies of Rome will face each other at last in civil war, led by the two greatest generals ever to walk the seven hills. Thus begins Conn Iggulden's towering saga of Julius Caesar as he approaches his final destiny - a destiny that will be decided not by legions but by his friend Brutus and an Egyptian queen named Cleopatra, who will bear his only son....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Khan: Empire of Silver

    • A Novel of the Khan Empire
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 14 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347

    A #1 New York Times best-selling author, Conn Iggulden has garnered both critical and popular acclaim for his compelling novels about Genghis Khan. Iggulden’s riveting Empire of Silver—the fourth in his Khan dynasty series—highlights the incredible story of Ogedai, son of Genghis Khan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Next Chapter

    • By Tundrabeast on 03-08-11

    Regular price: $31.49

    • EMPEROR: The Death of Kings, Book 2 (Unabridged)

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
    • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410

    Abandoned after months of captivity, Julius Caesar gathers recruits that he will forge into a unit powerful enough to gain vengeance on his captors. But soon a new crisis threatens: a gladiator named Spartacus.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very Bad History

    • By Lou on 01-16-14

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Conqueror

    • A Novel of Kublai Khan
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 18 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 496
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 435

    The novels of Conn Iggulden bring the past to thrilling life, from ancient Rome to 13th-century Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Now he delivers the spectacular story of the rise of Genghis Khan’s grandson, a man destined to become one of the most remarkable rulers who ever lived - the legendary Kublai Khan.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Some of the blush is off the rose

    • By David on 06-13-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Falcon of Sparta

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Michael Fox
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When Cyrus, brother to the Great King of Persia, attempts to overthrow his reckless sibling, he employs a Greek mercenary army of 10,000 soldiers. When this army becomes stranded as a result of the unexpected death of Cyrus and then witnesses the treacherous murder of its entire officer corps, despair overtakes them. One man, Xenophon, rallies the Greeks. As he attempts to lead them to freedom across 1,500 miles of hostile territory seething with adversaries, 10,000 men set off on the long way home.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent retelling

    • By peter on 10-27-18

    Regular price: $26.17

    • Ravenspur

    • Rise of the Tudors
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    England, 1470. A divided kingdom cannot stand. King Edward of York has been driven out of England. Queen Elizabeth and her children tremble in sanctuary at Westminster Abbey. The House of Lancaster has won the crown, but York will not go quietly. Desperate to reclaim his throne, Edward lands at Ravenspur with a half-drowned army and his brother Richard at his side. Every hand is against them, every city gate is shut, yet the brothers York go on the attack.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Wars of the Roses: Trinity

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Wars of the Roses: Trinity, the second instalment in Conn Iggulden's thrilling Wars of the Roses trilogy. 1454: King Henry VI has remained all but exiled in Windsor Castle, struck down by his illness for over a year, his eyes vacant, his mind a blank. His fiercely loyal wife and Queen, Margaret of Anjou, safeguards her husband's interests, hoping that her son Edward will one day know the love of his father.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Ji Gittins on 02-04-18

    Regular price: $25.59

    • Genghis

    • Bones of the Hills
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 17 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 429

    In this breathtaking volume, Genghis must act when trouble brews west of the Mongolian plains. Dividing his army and using his sons as generals, he sets out to accomplish two important goals - conquer those who resist, and determine which son should succeed him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bones of the Hills - part 3 of a triology

    • By Larry Goolsby on 10-23-09

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Dangerous Book for Boys

    • By: Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Here's the perfect book for every boy from eight to 80. Recapture Sunday afternoons and long summer days. This is a wonderful collection of all things that make being young, or young at heart, fun.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't work as an audiobook

    • By T. Combs on 08-12-07

    Regular price: $17.10

    • Wars of the Roses: Stormbird

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    The thrilling first instalment in the Wars of the Roses series - set at the beginnings of this turbulent period of English history which saw the throne change hands six times in 30 years. The Swan sees Henry VI crowned King of England, and married to the young French noblewoman, Margaret of Anjou - and so begins the extraordinary story of how England became a divided nation, where brother took up arms against brother. This was the war which defined the England we know today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A well executed set up.

    • By P.M. Bedford on 12-03-15

    Regular price: $25.59

    • Wars of the Roses: Bloodline

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    Winter 1461: Richard, Duke of York, is dead - his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the wall of the city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian queen, Margaret of Anjou, rides south with an army of victorious Northerners, accompanied by painted warriors from the Scottish Highlands.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another masterpiece for Iggulden

    • By N. Langereis on 01-30-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Wolf of the Plains

    • Conqueror, Book 1
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    The first book in the best-selling Conqueror series featuring Genghis Khan and his descendants. Temujin, the second son of the khan of the Wolves tribe, was only 11 when his father died in an ambush. His family were thrown out of the tribe and left alone, without food or shelter, to starve to death on the harsh Mongolian plains. It was a rough introduction to his life, to a sudden adult world, but Temujin survived, learning to combat natural and human threats.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narration

    • By yashwant kumar m s on 08-10-18

    Regular price: $15.45

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