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    • The Walls of Byzantium

    • The Mistra Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: James Heneage
    • Narrated by: William Rycroft
    • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    15th-century Europe: a time of warring states and ruthless growing empires, divided churches and dynamic traders. In the midst of growing unrest, rivals battle for this treasure, each desperate to secure its power for their own nations. But no-one can discover its whereabouts; nor even knows if it is still in the possession of those born to guard it.... Four remarkable characters from four leading families provide the story as their crossed allegiances, plots and passions are played out on this epic scale.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too shallow and boring a storyline

    • By Annette on 08-05-13

    Regular price: $25.81

    • By Blood Divided

    • By: James Heneage
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is an epic audiobook set in an age of dramatic change. Siward, scion of a great dynasty, commands the Varangian Guard and has vowed to defend the Roman Empire to the last. Makkim, renowned general to Ottoman rule, has vowed to destroy it. They are enemies in war, but unknown to them, they are also rivals to inherit one of Europe's greatest fortunes. Even worse, they are competing for the love of the same woman .

    Regular price: $26.64

    • The Lion of Mistra

    • By: James Heneage
    • Narrated by: Lee Maxwell Simpson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Lion of Mistra is the third in this epic historical series, shaped by the quest for a powerful relic which could save the endangered Byzantine Empire. It's a different world. Bayezid, leader of the Ottomans, is dead; his heirs, Suleyman and Mehmed, are at war with each other; and the dread Tamerlane, who was on the brink of invading China, is also dead. Luke is now pushed into the role of protector of Mistra.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Towers of Samarcand

    • The Mistra Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: James Heneage
    • Narrated by: Colin Mace
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A select band of soldiers led by Luke Magoris are given the mission of persuading Tamerlane to defend Constantinople. The great conqueror must turn his forces to the West to fight the Ottomans, who otherwise would destroy Constantinople and the Byzantine empire.

    Regular price: $25.81

    • A World on Fire

    • By: James Heneage
    • Narrated by: Richard Burnip
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Only the intervention of the Great Powers of France, Russia and Britain can save Greece.In the wild south, the people of the Mani have risen up against four hundred years of Ottoman rule. But initial triumph leads to bitter feuding among the Greek victors and the Sultan sends his vassal, Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt, to invade. Burning everything in his path, he is on the point of victory. 

    Regular price: $27.27