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    • The Thousand Names

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 22 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 697
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 641
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      4 out of 5 stars 648

    With this stunning series opener, Django Wexler leaps to the upper echelon of today’s best fantasy authors. The Thousand Names opens his Shadow Campaigns series with a tale of bloody rebellion that will reshape an empire -- and a world. Captain Marcus d’Ivoire and Winter Ihernglass see their fortunes rise under the command of military genius Janus bet Vhalnich. But Janus’ obsession with the supernatural portends a dire fate for the realm.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Military Fantasy

    • By Johnathan W. Hill on 04-24-14

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Price of Valor

    • The Shadow Campaigns, Book 3
    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 20 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 352
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 322

    In the wake of the king's death, war has come to Vordan. The deputies-general have precarious control of the city, but it is led by a zealot who sees traitors in every shadow. Executions have become a grim public spectacle. The new queen, Raesinia Orboan, finds herself nearly powerless as the government tightens its grip and assassins threaten her life. But she did not help free the country from one sort of tyranny to see it fall into another. Placing her trust with steadfast soldier, Marcus D'Ivoire, she sets out to turn the tide of history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty Good

    • By Bob-o on 07-27-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Shadow Throne

    • Book Two of the Shadow Campaigns
    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 21 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401

    Anyone can plot a coup or fire an assassin's bullet. But in a world of muskets and magic, it takes considerably more to seize the throne. The ailing King of the Vordan lies on his deathbed. When he dies, his daughter, Raesinia Orboan, will become the first Queen Regnant in centuries - and a ripe target for the ambitious men who seek to control her. The most dangerous of these is Duke Orlanko, Minister of Information and master of the secret police.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a great book!

    • By Bob-o on 08-01-14

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Infernal Battalion

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 21 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
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      5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222

    The Beast, the ancient demon imprisoned beneath Elysium for a thousand years, has been loosed on the world. It absorbs mind after mind, spreading like a plague through the north. And it threatens the heart of Vordan. As Queen Raesinia Orboan and soldiers Marcus D'Ivoire and Winter Ihernglass grapple with the aftermath of a hard-fought military campaign, they soon discover they have more than arcane powers to fear - it seems they cannot trust one of their own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply amazing

    • By Kevin Williams on 01-13-18

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Shadow of Elysium

    • A Shadow Campaigns Novella, Book 2.5
    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Bound and tied, guarded day and night, Abraham has been stolen from his village, from the arms of the man he loved. He is being sent to the fortress-city of Elysium to serve a dark and ancient order, the Priests of the Black. They have discovered the secret he kept all his life: that inside him dwells a demon which allows him to heal...and to kill. But Abraham is not alone. A young woman named Alex, similarly possessed, rides with him.

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Guns of Empire

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 19 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 371
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344

    After their defeats at the hands of General Janus bet Vhalnich, the opposing powers have called all sides to the negotiating table in hopes of securing an end to the war. Queen Raesinia of Vordan is anxious to see the return of peace, but Janus insists that any peace with the Sworn Church of Elysium is doomed to fail. Soldiers Marcus d'Ivoire and Winter Ihernglass find themselves caught between their general and their queen. Now they must decide which leader truly commands their loyalty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Return to Form With A Concerning Clifhanger

    • By Sabs ben on 08-31-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The First Kill

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    "The First Kill" is a bit of backstory for the universe of The Shadow Campaigns. The Shadow Throne implies a connection between Andreas, Duke Orlanko's brutally efficient go-to killer, and Sothe, the Gray Rose, his best agent turned bitter enemy. In this story, we get to see these two at an earlier point in their careers, and take a look at how that relationship got started.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Fall of the Readers

    • The Forbidden Library, Book 4
    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    When Alice defeated her uncle Geryon and declared war on the totalitarian ways of the Old Readers, she knew she would have a hard fight ahead. What she didn't anticipate was the ruthlessness of the Old Reader - who can control magic and enter worlds through books. All the creatures she promised to liberate and protect are being threatened, and slowly all of Alice's defenses are being worn away. So when Ending (the giant cat-like creature who guards the magical labyrinth in Geryon's library) hints at a dangerous final solution, Alice jumps at the chance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent and unique story!

    • By Enviro_bot on 02-22-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Palace of Glass

    • The Forbidden Library, Volume 3
    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    For Alice, danger threatens from inside the library as well as out. Having figured out the role her master and uncle, Geryon, played in her father's disappearance, Alice turns to Ending - the mysterious, magical giant feline and guardian of Geryon's library - for a spell to incapacitate Geryon. But, like all cats, Ending is adept at keeping secrets, and Alice doesn't know the whole story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the best!

    • By Adam & Amanda on 06-16-16

    Regular price: $32.20

    • The Forbidden Library: The Forbidden Library, Book 1

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    Alice always thought fairy tales had happy endings. That - along with everything else - changed the day she met her first fairy. When Alice's father goes down in a shipwreck, she is sent to live with her uncle Geryon - an uncle she's never heard of and knows nothing about. He lives in an enormous manor with a massive library that is off-limits to Alice. But then she meets a talking cat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Kids Loved It

    • By That Odd Mom on 10-08-15

    Regular price: $32.20

    • The Mad Apprentice

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    When Alice's mysterious Uncle Geryon sends her to help capture a rogue apprentice - a boy who has the same ability Alice has, to read himself into stories - she knows to expect a wild and unpredictable trip. But even though Alice has visited the magical realms inside libraries before, this adventure is far more dangerous. Because Torment, the magic creature holding this library together, has gone mad.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • intensely fun

    • By AmethystClay on 06-04-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Forbidden Library

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Late one night Alice Creighton hears her father having an argument with a fairy - a snarling, bald beast with warts and needlelike teeth. The next day her father disappears, never to return. And Alice is sent to live with Master Geryon, an uncle she never even knew existed. Geryon has a dark, mysterious library which is strictly off-limits to Alice.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Mad Apprentice

    • By: Django Wexler
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Old Readers are supposed to live forever, magically inhabiting the spaces between stories. They're not supposed to die. But they can be murdered. When an ancient Reader is killed, seemingly by his own apprentice, the hierarchy of the magical world tumbles, and its spiderweb of alliances begins to unravel. Now it's up to Alice and the remaining apprentices to sort out the mess and catch the murderer....

    Regular price: $21.81