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    • Heralds of the Siege

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French, Guy Haley, Nick Kyme, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble, Matthew Hunt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    A galaxy burns and brother turns on brother as the conflict brought about by a beloved son’s betrayal reaches its fateful end. The Warmaster Horus has triumphed. His massive fleet at last nears Terra and the patriarchal Throne of his hated father. Many have fallen to bring this moment about; their tales are the ashes upon which the Heresy was born and prospered. Others have played their own small parts, drops in an ocean of war and blood. None of it matters. Terra looks to the skies as it raises its defences. Armies muster, heroes raise their swords, citizens cower. The war is coming. And nothing can stop it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting epics entreched with fathomless depth

    • By Tony Gamino on 02-19-19

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Slaves to Darkness

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    After a long and gruelling conflict, the traitors at last close upon Terra. But time is dwindling for an attack. Both Guilliman and the Lion are returning with all haste, and their armies could turn the tide. The hosts of the Warmaster must unite, for only then can they attack the Throneworld itself. While Mortarion is sent on ahead as the fleet’s vanguard, it falls to Lorgar and Perturabo to marshal Fulgrim and Angron, both now elevated to daemonhood and perhaps beyond even the will of the Warmaster to command.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • John French Does It Again

    • By Samuel Brody-Boyd on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $32.71

    • Age of Darkness

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 16
    • By: John French, Graham McNeill, Dan Abnett, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Martyn Ellis, Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188

    After the betrayal at Isstvan, Horus begins his campaign against the Emperor, a galaxy-wide war that can lead only to Terra. But the road to the final confrontation between father and son is a long one - seven years filled with secrecy and silence, plans and foundations being formed across distant stars. An unknown history is about to be unveiled as light is shed on the darkest years of the Horus Heresy, and revelations will surface that will shake the Imperium to its very foundation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Some great stories here, some less great.

    • By Lambert2191 on 12-28-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Praetorian of Dorn

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 39
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187

    Recalled from the Great Crusade after Ullanor, Rogal Dorn and the VIIth Legion were appointed as the Emperor's praetorians - but only after the Warmaster's treachery was revealed did the full extent of that sacred duty become apparent. Now, the Solar System comes under attack for the first time since the war began, and many of the seemingly impregnable defences wrought by the Imperial Fists prove inadequate. With all eyes fixed firmly upon this new threat beyond the gates of Terra, who in turn will protect Dorn from the enemy within?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • not the end, but maybe the beginning of the end

    • By Jonathan M Trdan-Schmidt on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Shadows of Treachery

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 22
    • By: John French, Graham McNeill, Dan Abnett, and others
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Jonathan Keeble, David Timson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    From the battlefields of Phall and Isstvan, to the haunted shadows of Terra itself - the greatest war in the history of mankind rages on. While the traitor Legions continue their campaign of terror across the galaxy, preparations are made for the defence of the Imperial Palace and the final, inevitable reckoning that must yet come between Horus and the Emperor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Horus Heresy series anthology

    • By Jason Heady on 09-22-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Horusian Wars: Resurrection

    • Warhammer 40,000, Book 1
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    War rages in the Caradryad Sector. Worlds are falling to madness and rebellion, and the great war machine of the Imperium is moving to counter the threat. Amongst its agents is Inquisitor Covenant. Puritan, psyker, expert swordsman, he reserves an especial hatred for those of his order who would seek to harness the power of Ruin as a weapon. Summoned to an inquisitorial conclave, Covenant believes he has uncovered such a misguided agent and prepares to denounce the heretic Talicto before his fellows.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic story, narration and production!

    • By pascal on 09-29-17

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Eye of Terra

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 35
    • By: David Annandale, John French, Graham McNeill, and others
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    The galaxy burns at Horus' command, and a billion more lives are lost with each passing moment - though it was not always so. Once, the title of Warmaster stood for honour, loyalty and a fierce pride in the strength of the Space Marine Legions. But perhaps by following the myriad lines of destiny and defiance that were already woven around the primarchs and their sons, we may yet come to understand the bitterness that can eat away at even the most steadfast of souls....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • More short stories most confusing

    • By Courtney K. on 02-01-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Shattered Legions

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 43
    • By: Dan Abnett, David Annandale, John French, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Driven almost to the brink of self-destruction at Isstvan V, the Iron Hands now seek vengeance for the murder of their primarch Ferrus Manus. Gathering survivors from the Raven Guard and the Salamanders aboard any vessels capable of warp travel, these Shattered Legions wage a new campaign of annihilation against the traitor forces across the galaxy - a campaign masterminded by legendary warleader Shadrak Meduson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nice series of self referencing stories

    • By kieran lowe on 10-29-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Horus Heresy Collection, Volume 1

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: Gav Thorpe, Aaron Dembski-Bowden, John French, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, John Banks, Tim Bentinck, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    For the first time, get seven classic audio dramas from the Horus Heresy in one fantastic collection - including a brand-new audio drama edition of Dan Abnett's short story 'Little Horus'. If you don't know where to start with Horus Heresy audio, this curated collection is the perfect beginning - and if you just want to reexperience these exciting adventures, this is your chance! 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!

    • By christopher statton on 01-28-19

    Regular price: $38.17

    • Tallarn

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 45
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble, Peter Wickham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    As the Warmaster's campaign of galactic domination continues, his generals seek out fresh battlefields to conquer. After leaving the Crone World of Iydris behind, Perturabo strikes for Tallarn. A bitter, vengeful primarch, the lord of the Iron Warriors unleashes a deadly bombardment against the world, killing millions but entrenching the survivors. A brutal, all-consuming armoured conflict ensues, the greatest of the war and one that grinds down all combatants over more than a year of relentless battles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tigers in the mud with plot.

    • By Jonathan M Trdan-Schmidt on 09-20-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • War Without End

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 33
    • By: David Annandale, John French, Graham McNeill, and others
    • Narrated by: Stephen Perring, Gareth Armstrong, John Banks, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    The Emperor's vision of mankind ascendant lies in tatters. The Great Crusade is naught but a fading memory. The dream of Unity is no more. But with Horus's rebellion spreading to every corner of the Imperium and war engulfing new worlds and systems almost daily, there are some who now ask: were the signs there to be seen all along?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Another Anthology

    • By Brendan Davis on 12-03-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • The Silent War

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 37
    • By: C Z Dunn, John French, Nick Kyme, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    While loyalist and traitor forces clash on a thousand battlefields across the galaxy, a very different kind of war is being fought in the shadows - a war of subtlety and subterfuge, unknown to many, but one that surely holds the key to victory for either side. Rogal Dorn and his Legion prepare to defend the Solar System against the armies of Warmaster Horus, even as Malcador the Sigillite charges his many agents and spies with missions of the utmost secrecy. The future of the Imperium is being shaped by unseen hands....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good listen

    • By Tyler on 09-30-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Horusian Wars: Incarnation

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Darkness approaches Dominicus Prime, a literal Season of Night that brings with it portents, madness and strange happenings. Standing alone as a beacon against the darkness is the Monastery of the Last Candle, a temple to the holy light of the Emperor. As the bishops and the cardinals vie for power and influence, a crisis looms among the Pilgrim Drift who are starving in their droves. Discord is rife, and there are whispers of a rising cult, one committed to blood and horror. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • No Eisenhorn or Ravenor

    • By gc on 08-25-18

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Ahriman: The First Prince

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Robin Bowerman, Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Ahriman is thrust into a deadly conflict with a creature of darkness whose cunning and thirst for power are the equal of his own - the first daemon prince, the dreaded Be'lakor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it thank you French for continuing to write

    • By S. Stanmanson on 04-09-18

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Tallarn: Ironclad

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The battle for Tallarn rages between the traitor Iron Warriors and the Imperial Army. A carpet of armour covers the surface of the toxic planet: Dreadnoughts versus tanks versus Titans. But what secret purpose drives the Iron Warriors onwards to war?

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Burden of Loyalty

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: Dan Abnett, David Annandale, Aaron Dembski-Bowden, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    As the darkness of the war slowly consumes the galaxy, those who still serve the Throne are faced with a struggle for their survival and the continued existence of everything they hold dear. With the threat of the Warmaster's fleet looming ever closer to Terra, it will fall to such heroes to halt the tide, but the enemies arrayed against them are powerful, and the burden of loyalty is great....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • its warhammer 40k

    • By Jonathan M Trdan-Schmidt on 10-29-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Dark Compliance

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    For more than 200 years, the armies of the Emperor of Mankind fought to reconquer the galaxy - led by the superhuman primarchs, the Space Marine Legions brought countless worlds back under the rule of ancient Terra. Now Horus, once honoured Warmaster and favoured son of the Emperor, has been corrupted by the whispered promises of Chaos. At his command the Imperium is torn apart by a terrible and bloody civil war, the likes of which the galaxy has never seen....

    Regular price: $10.65

    • The Eagle's Talon

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Annie Aldington, Sean Barrett, Saul Reichlin, and others
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The ravaged world of Tallarn now plays host to the greatest armoured conflict in the history of mankind, with the bitter and vengeful Iron Warriors leading warhosts of tanks and Titans across the befouled plains. In desperation, a covert team of Imperial Fists resort to seemingly unthinkable measures in order to regain the upper hand - but will their mission to seize the macro-transporter Eagle's Talon ensure victory or merely spell doom for their loyal allies on the surface below?

    Regular price: $7.45

    • Tallarn: Executioner

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    As one of the many staging grounds for the forces serving in the Great Crusade, the verdant world of Tallarn has long served as a transfer point for the personnel and war machines of the Imperial Army. Now, destroyed by a deadly virus-bomb attack launched by the battered Iron Warriors fleet, the entire world is reduced to a toxic wasteland where the survivors must fight to defend what little remains of their home.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Crimson Fist

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: John French
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Becalmed in the backwater Phall system, the Imperial Fists' relief fleet originally headed for Isstvan III has been waiting out the warp storms that waylaid them so many months ago. Under the assumed command of Captain Alexis Polux and seemingly forgotten by the rest of the Imperium, they hope yet to complete their mission and report back to their primarch Rogal Dorn, so that they might return to the greater conflict.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • love it

    • By Wulfen-981 on 10-17-18

    Regular price: $15.98

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