Showing results by author "Dave Duncan"

Categories

All Categories

38 results
Sort by
    • Magic Casement

    • A Man of His Word, Book 1
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 304
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 280

    Princess Inos lived an idyllic life in her fathers' sleepy, backwater kingdom, and she was best friends with her childhood companion, the stableboy, Rap. But when a prophecy seemed to say Inos should be married, she was exiled to the Impire to learn to be a lady. She was far away when Rap's magical talents began to emerge, and it was he who told her of the fate awaiting them both.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorite Fantasy Series

    • By Sean Dustman on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Reluctant Swordsman

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 413
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 381
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 384

    Wallie Smith can feel the pain. He goes to the hospital, remembers the doctors and the commotion, but when he wakes up it all seems like a dream. However, if that was a dream how do you explain waking up in another body and in another world? Little Wallie finds himself in the physique of a barbarian swordsman, accompanied by both an eccentric priest babbling about the Goddess and a voluptuous slave girl. Is this a rude awakening or a dream come true?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable listen

    • By Joe on 10-21-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Coming of Wisdom

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    The Goddess had rescued Wallie Smith from certain death, endowed him with a magnificent new body, and gifted him with the legendary Sapphire Sword of Chioxin. She asked only one service in return...So Wallie became the Goddess' champion -- and promptly found himself on the losing side in a battle against magics far beyond any the priests of the Goddess could hope to summon.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun story continues!

    • By Skipper on 10-05-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Upland Outlaws

    • Part Two of A Handful of Men
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    The old Imperor was dead at last. His popular soldier grandson, known as Shandie, had succeeded him... Hadn't he? No, he hadn't. The man who sat the opal throne was not Shandie, but an illusion created by the mad dwarf, Xinixo. Year after year he had stealthily been enchanting sorcerers, turning them into loyal minions. Now, wielding their combined power, he was irresistible. He ruled the Impire, so he ruled the world. He would continue to rule it for centuries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Keeps Getting Better

    • By Ron on 02-22-13

    Regular price: $21.95

    • King of Swords

    • The Starfolk, Book 1
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 178

    Rigel has always known he is not quite human, but the only clue to his origin is the otherworldly bracelet he has worn since childhood. His search for his parentage leads him to the Starlands, where reality and fantasy have changed places. There he learns that he is a human-starborn cross, and his bracelet is the legendary magical amulet Saiph, which makes its wearer an unbeatable swordsman.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Forget the mattock; dig in with a teaspoon

    • By Benjamin on 01-21-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Emperor and Clown

    • A Man of His Word, Book 4
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154

    The loyal stableboy Rap had fought through hell and high water to rescue Inos, his queen. But once he did, he found that she had already married the accursed Sultan Azak, who had despoiled her beauty. As Inos follows her destiny, and Azak his, Rap awaits his fate at the hands of torturers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Fabulously Written Saga

    • By Sailfish on 01-22-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Destiny of the Sword

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    Wallie Smith had been dying on another world when the Goddess transferred his mind to the body of the barbarian swordsman Shonsu. Then She gave him the great, magical Sapphire Sword of Chioxin and sent him on a mission. All he had to do was to lead the arrogant band of swordsmen to destroy the sorcerers and their Fire God. Now Wallie discovered that he'd already tried it - and been hopelessly defeated.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good ending, with minor discrepancies

    • By Skipper on 10-05-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Perilous Seas

    • A Man of His Word, Book 3
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157

    Queen Inos was badly shaken. Loyal, trustworthy Rap, who was supposed to have died, appeared to her. With this as a sign, Inos knew that she would serve her people, no matter what. But Rap was alive, and he would do whatever he could to help, even as his life took a turn for the worse....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • dated, but fun.

    • By Laura H. Lynch on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Faery Lands Forlorn

    • A Man of His Word, Book 2
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 201

    Inos, the late king's daughter, had been kidnapped through the magic casement even as the Impish legions overrunning her tiny kingdom were storming the castle tower. Now she was a prisoner in a desert land ruled by a dockside whore with a talent for magic and a passion for politics. She little dreamed that the loyal stableboy Rap had jumped through the casement after her. But no one really knew how the magic worked, and Rap found himself not in a desert, but in the steaming jungles of Faerie....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • another great book by Dave Duncan

    • By Joe Chad on 06-10-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Queen of Stars

    • The Starfolk, Book 2
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    Rigel has found a new home and new love in the Starlands, the magical realm responsible for his half-human, half-elfin heritage. But despite ridding the kingdom of horrific monsters and using his unequaled swordsmanship to help a new queen ascend to the throne, he has no time to savor these early victories.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Satisfying End to the Duology, With a Caveat

    • By Matthew on 03-11-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Ironfoot

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    It is 1164, and for a hundred years England has been ruled by the Normans. A young Saxon boy named Durwin, crippled by a childhood accident, had caught the eye of a Norman sage teaching at a rural school of magic. Realizing that the boy had promise, Durwin was made stable boy, and eventually allowed to attend classes. Now twenty, Durwin is proficient enough that he is assigned to teach, but the other sages refuse to promote him and he is hassled by the Norman juniors for his disability.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Have hopefully​ a new series by Dave Duncan

    • By Kindle Customer on 09-24-17

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Death of Nnanji

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    For 15 years the truce has held. Swordsmen of the Tryst of Casr have kept the peace and extended the rule of law over half the World, but now sorcerers have started killing swordsmen again, and swordsmen traitors are aiding them. Shonsu-who was Wallie Smith before he became a swordsman of the seventh rank and liege lord of the Tryst-must once more gird on the seventh sword of Chioxin, and this time he rides out to fight the war that he hoped would never come.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good series ends here

    • By Skipper on 10-05-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Alchemist's Apprentice

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    When the Council of 10 takes the seer Nostradamus into custody, suspecting him of poisoning a friend of the prince, his young apprentice must unravel a web of magic and murder if he is to have any future of his own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book.

    • By DoktorK on 07-12-08

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Living God

    • Part Four of A Handful of Men
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    The sorcerer Zinixo had declared himself the Almighty. Now goblin hordes ravish the Impire. Dragons incinerate entire legions. And the slave-sorcerers of the Covin practice whatever barbarities Zinixo requires. It is only a matter of time before the mad Zinixo is almighty in fact as well as name - unless Rap of Krasnegar can conjure up a miracle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love it when a plan comes together!

    • By Ryan M. Kelley on 06-09-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Cutting Edge

    • Part One of A Handful of Men
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    Beautiful Queen Inos married the loyal stableboy Rap and made him her king. They were very much in love, and they lived happily ever after. Fifteen years went by. Rap and Inos were comfortable, secure, and truly happy, raising their family in the little backwater kingdom of Krasnegar, well removed from the hurly-burly of great affairs.... But in far-off Hub, the old Imperor's health - and, some said, his sanity - deteriorated inexorably. The borderlands were seething....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • High expectations

    • By Ryan M. Kelley on 04-08-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Demon Sword

    • The Years of Longdirk, Book 1
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    All of Europe is under the control of the Khan, whose conquering armies swept across the West in 1244. Scotland, in addition, lies under the heel of England. Young Toby Strangerson, a half-English bastard, reared by a witchwife, wants only to shed his hated "Sassenach" blood and free his beloved highlands. Toby wields a sword as the outlaw Longdirk. The sword can cut down men like so many stalks of corn. But stranger winds are swirling and howling across the lochs, eldritch winds that are ridden by "hobs" and "wisps" and demons.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Eye of Strife

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Anthony Lee
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 14

    Sword fights and romance, miracles and mystery, treachery and sly humor.... A god summons a curious assortment of witnesses to his temple to testify on what they know about a jewel that was lost 1,000 years ago. At least one of them is guilty. Others are lying.... Dave Duncan at his devious best.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Everything felt flat

    • By AudioBook Reviewer on 03-12-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Past Imperative

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mark Ashby
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    In a world on the brink of madness...In the summer of 1914, a young man beyond reproach awakens under police guard grievously injured and accused of heinous, impossible murder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great portal fantasy, despite drab reading

    • By James on 01-17-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Stricken Field

    • Part Three of A Handful of Men
    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Mil Nicholson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Paranoid but almighty, the sorcerer Xinixo had seized control of the Impire. But ruling the imps and most of the world was not enough. He would never feel safe until he was universally loved, so he would smash everything and then rebuild the whole world in his own insane image. Who could resist him? King Rap of Krasnegar and Shandie, the rightful Imperor, were still at large and determined to resist the evil, however slender their chances. Their one, faint hope was to enlist the help of the remaining free sorcerers of the world, those not already spellbound by Xinixo.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • addictive

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-02-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Cursed

    • By: Dave Duncan
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 17 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The world was desperate. Since the empire had fallen a hundred years ago, Gwin and her people had nearly given up hope that the Renewer would come. Gwin had lost everything. Her husband was killed in one of the wars. Her children died of Star Sickness. Even her work at the hostel was in jeopardy because the politicians had it out for her. The cursed Gwin, therefore, had nothing to lose. When she took in the girl, a survivor of the Star Sickness, it was a dreadful crime.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very good, but not one of Duncan's best

    • By Ulrika on 09-26-13

    Regular price: $29.95

Show titles per page
  • 1
  • 2