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    • Elfland

    • Aetherial Tales, Book 1
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
    • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 175

    Elfland is an intimate, sensual novel of people—both human and Aetherial—caught between duty and desire. It is a story of families, and of Rose Fox, a woman born to magic but tormented by her place in her adopted world.Led by Auberon Fox, a group of Aetherials—call them the Fair Folk, if you will—live among us, indistinguishable from humans. Every seven years, on the Night of the Summer Stars, Lawrence Wilder, the Gatekeeper, throws open all gates to the Other World. But this time, something has gone wrong.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Miscommunication is an obnoxious plot device

    • By Robin on 05-26-16

    Regular price: $27.71

    • A Dance in Blood Velvet

    • Blood Wine, Book 2
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Jane Copland
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    For the love of her vampire suitor, Karl, Charlotte has forsaken her human life. Now her only contact with people is when she hunts them down to feed. Her thirst for blood repulses her but its fulfilment brings ecstasy. The one light in the shadows is the passion that burns between her and Karl. A love that it seems will last for eternity - until Karl's former lover, the seductively beautiful Katerina, is rescued from the Crystal Ring. For nearly fifty years she has lain, as dead, in the icy depths of the Weisskalt.

    Regular price: $23.75

    • A Taste of Blood Wine

    • Blood Wine, Book 1
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Jane Copland
    • Length: 19 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    1918. A First World War battlefield becomes the cosmic battleground for two vampires, as Karl von Wultendorf struggles to free himself from his domineering maker, Kristian.1923. Charlotte Neville watches as her father, a Cambridge professor, fills Parkland Hall with guests for her sister Madeleine's 18th birthday party.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done Vampire cozy.

    • By bluestategirl on 04-19-14

    Regular price: $23.75

    • The Dark Blood of Poppies

    • Blood Wine, Book 3
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Jane Copland
    • Length: 19 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    The ballerina Violette Lenoir has fallen victim to the bite of the vampire Charlotte. Her fire and energy have fuelled a terrifying change and a dreadful realisation; that Violette has become Lilith, the demon mother of all vampires. Haunted both by what she has done and by Violette's dark sensuality, Charlotte and her immortal lover Karl are drawn towards the dancer and the terrible destiny that has fallen on her shoulders. But other, far more dangerous shadows are gathering around Violette.

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Dark Cathedral

    • Dark Cathedral, Book 1
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
    • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Throughout their childhood, Beth and Luke have been terrorized because of their mother's religious mania. One summer, Beth visits her grandmother and meets the irresistible Morgan, and her descent into darkness begins. The beloved child they conceive foretells a future of evil.

    Regular price: $23.75

    • A Blackbird in Silver

    • Blackbird, Book 1
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    From Forluin, green, half-fabled land of beauty and peace, has journeyed the gentle Estarinel, bearing tragic news. From the terrible Empire of Gorethria rides Ashurek; a lean and deadly warrior, once High Commander of its Armies, scourge of the Earth, hated and feared across continents. The third is known only as Medrian. Coldly wrapped in her cloak of sorrow, her eyes deep-shadowed with suffering long-endured, she will explain nothing of her reasons.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easy listen. Interesting characters and world.

    • By M. McCormick on 04-13-14

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Midsummer Night

    • Aetherial Tales, Book 2
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
    • Length: 19 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 94

    A sensuous, suspenseful modern fantasy of love, betrayal, and redemption. Decades ago, in a place where the veil between our world and the world of the Aetherials - the fair folk - is too easily breached, three young people tricked their uncle by dressing as the fey. But their joke took a deadly turn when true Aetherials crossed into our world, took one of the pranksters, and literally scared their uncle to death

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Grail of the Summer Stars

    • Aetherial Tales, Book 3
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
    • Length: 18 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    The climactic concluding novel in the spellbinding magical contemporary fantasy Aetherial Tales trilogy. A painting, depicting haunting scenes of a ruined palace and a scarlet-haired goddess in front of a fiery city, arrives unheralded in an art gallery with a cryptic note saying, “The world needs to see this.” The painting begins to change the lives of the woman who is the gallery's curator and that of an ancient man of the fey Aetherial folk who has mysteriously risen from the depths of the ocean.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this so much!!!

    • By Sherri A. Knight on 07-08-15

    Regular price: $24.51

    • The Amber Citadel

    • JewelFire, Book 1
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Helen Lloyd
    • Length: 24 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    Two hundred and fifty years ago, humans defeated the shape-changing Bhahdradomen in the War of the Silver Plains. Although they are exiled - or even thought to be extinct - the shape-changers' hatred and jealousy of the humans live on. Now, in the failings of a human king, they find a way to assuage that hatred. Meanwhile the third race, the mysterious Aelyr, although they also consider the Bhahdradomen enemies, keep apart from human realms.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good standard fantasy story

    • By Yahbooboo on 09-21-14

    Regular price: $26.85

    • Dracula the Undead

    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Matthew Waterson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The legend returns... It is seven years since a stake was driven through the heart of the infamous Count Dracula. Seven years which have not eradicated the terrible memories for Jonathan and Mina Harker, who now have a young son. To lay their memories to rest they return to Transylvania, and can find no trace of the horrific events. But, beneath the earth, Dracula's soul lies in limbo, waiting for the Lifeblood that will revive him....

    Regular price: $25.63

    • A Blackbird in Darkness

    • Blackbird, Book 2
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
    • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    All-powerful and terrifying, the Serpent M'gulfn is poised to lay waste to the Earth and its mysterious Planes. Only three have the courage to challenge it: Ashurek, the fell prince of Gorethria, Estarinel from the gentle island of Forluin, and the silent, sinister Medrian. Aided by the denizens of the fabulous Blue Plane, they are sent aboard the mystical ship The Star of Filmoriel back to Earth to seek the Silver Staff - a strange weapon that may prove more dangerous than the Serpent itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really like this series!

    • By Bob-o on 07-03-15

    Regular price: $20.24

    • The Obsidian Tower

    • Jewelfire, Book 3
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Helen Lloyd
    • Length: 29 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    As this final volume of the Jewelfire Trilogy opens, all seems lost for the humans of Aventuria. The shape-changing Bhahdradomen have invaded their lands and usurped their Queen, aided by the Aelyr lord Falthorn. Queen Helananthe has been forced to stand down or see the deaths of her mother and brother. Tanthe, imprisoned with her company of friends in the Amber Citadel, must face great peril as they make desperate plans to escape.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it but...

    • By Jason Warren Keller on 07-26-15

    Regular price: $30.98

    • The Sapphire Throne

    • JewelFire, Book 2
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Helen Lloyd
    • Length: 21 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    The war appears to be over. Helananthe, granddaughter of the mad king, Garnelys, has gathered her forces and reclaimed the Amber Citadel of Parione, defeating its evil Bhahdradomen advisers... but matters are never simple. The destinies of Tanthe and Ysomir, sisters whose journeys from their village home of Riverwynde had a massive impact on the war, have driven them apart. Ysomir is held in the Citadel, accused of killing King Garnelys.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Raquel Roysdon on 01-11-15

    Regular price: $26.85

    • Pagan Moon

    • Dark Cathedral 2
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    A large family is torn asunder by accusations of supernatural mischief making. It soon becomes apparent that the eldest son has become involved with a powerful cult. The novel skips back to pagan Britain and the Celtic tribes' reaction to the newly evangelizing Christians.

    Regular price: $25.63

    • The Court of the Midnight King

    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 22 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Wars of the Roses - a colourful age, full of fury and passion. Richard III - a shadowy, charismatic figure, portrayed by Shakespeare and by history as England's most malign, ruthless, and infamous king...hacked to death on Bosworth Field in a just ending, unmourned. But history is written by the victors. Other realities reveal a different Richard; one who was loved and remembered in the North as their best ruler; a man who, good or evil, can never be forgotten.

    Regular price: $35.08

    • A Blackbird In Amber

    • Blackbird, Book 3
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The terrible Serpent M'gulfn has been destroyed, but Earth's future is in peril. Its death has unleashed a chaotic power that may prove more dangerous than the Serpent itself. Journeying to Gorethria comes Melkavesh, daughter of Ashurek and Silvren, determined to harness the new power of sorcery for good. But can she resist the temptation to claim her birthright - the dark throne renounced by Ashurek?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great ending to a great series.

    • By Bob-o on 07-27-15

    Regular price: $19.62

    • A Blackbird in Twilight

    • Blackbird, Book 4
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The Serpent M'gulfn is dead, yet the Earth of Three Planes faces new dangers. Melkavesh, powerful sorceress and daughter of Ashurek, has come to claim her birthright - but she bargains without Xaedrek, the seductive, charming and ruthless Emperor of Gorethria. The clash between them will bring other lands to ruin, claim innocent victims, and even cause the moons to fall. The fourth volume of Freda's first fantasy series creates an eerily atmospheric world, now revised in a special collector's edition hardback.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I wasn't happy with the ending...

    • By Bob-o on 07-10-15

    Regular price: $19.62

    • The Rainbow Gate

    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Which of the worlds was real? And where were the boundaries? As a child, Helen and her friend Rianna had wandered freely through Charnwood Forest into an enchanted otherworld of brightly-coloured creatures and strangely beautiful, charismatic people. Then Rianna moved away and the enchantment vanished. Now, fifteen years later, she has returned suddenly, secretive and haunted. And soon Helen finds herself drawn back across those half-forgotten, ever-shifting boundaries between reality and fable.

    Regular price: $25.63

    • Darker than the Storm

    • Blackbird, Book 5
    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Prince Ashurek of Gorethria looked up amazed. The towers of Niankan-Siol soared skywards, all blue and gold and glass, seemingly as light as air. Walkways, weightless and swaying, threaded among the pinnacles and spires, while winged creatures and air transports flitted between the glittering heights. But Niankan-Siol was a living illusion. The towers were deep-rooted in the despised under-city where an enslaved people huddled in earth-bound decay.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Sorrow’s Light

    • By: Freda Warrington
    • Narrated by: Jan Cramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Iolithie is cousin to the Royal Family, content in her life as she blossoms into adulthood. Then Prince Tykavn's intended princess is slaughtered by the Unseen - the evil supernatural denizens of the Stolen Land - and Iolithie is chosen as the replacement bride. Outwardly, her Prince is all she could have hoped, but in the privacy of their bedchamber, Iolithie discovers her husband is more than just deeply religious. His elaborate rituals and rites to placate the sun-god Ama are becoming an obsession, his intense devotion a crippling illness.

    Regular price: $25.63