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    • The Riddle-Master of Hed

    • Riddle-Master Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 540
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 465
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 470

    Long ago, the wizards had vanished from the world, and all knowledge was left hidden in riddles. Morgon, prince of the simple farmers of Hed, proved himself a master of such riddles when he staked his life to win a crown from the dead Lord of Aum.But now ancient, evil forces were threatening him. Shape changers began replacing friends until no man could be trusted. So Morgon was forced to flee to hostile kingdoms, seeking the High One who ruled from mysterious Erlenstar Mountain.Beside him went Deth, the High One's Harper. Ahead lay strange encounters and terrifying adventures.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Book 3 is better, but do start here

    • By Skipper on 10-27-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    Sixteen when a baby is brought to her to raise, Sybel has grown up on Eld Mountain. Her only playmates are the creatures of a fantastic menagerie called there by wizardry. Sybel has cared nothing for humans, until the baby awakens emotions previously unknown to her. And when Coren--the man who brought this child--returns, Sybel's world is again turned upside down.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sooooooo thrilled to have it (finally) at Audible

    • By Ljsc on 03-05-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Heir of Sea and Fire

    • Riddle-Master Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Fiona Walsh
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 329
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 285
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285

    By the vow of her father and her own desire, Raederle was pledged to Morgon, Riddle-Master of Hed. But a year had passed since Morgon disappeared on his search for the High One at Erlenstar Mountain, and rumors claimed he was dead. Raederle set out to learn the truth for herself, though her small gift of magic seemed too slight for the perils she must face. The quest led through strange lands and dangerous adventures. Only her growing powers enabled her at last to reach Erlenstar Mountain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Series I've Ever Read! Terrible narrator!

    • By Daniel on 03-22-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Harpist in The Wind

    • Riddle-Master Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    In the midst of conflict and unrest the Prince of Hed solves the puzzle of his future when he learns to harp the wind, discovers who the shape changers are, and understands his own relationship to Deth, harpist of the wizard Ohm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunningly good

    • By Scott A. Minar on 03-05-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Kingfisher

    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Hidden away from the world by his mother, the powerful sorceress Heloise Oliver, Pierce has grown up working in her restaurant in Desolation Point. One day, unexpectedly, strangers pass through town on the way to the legendary capital city. "Look for us," they tell Pierce, "if you come to Severluna. You might find a place for yourself in King Arden's court."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • modern day meets fantasy meets Arthurian retelling

    • By Ambagious on 03-31-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Tower at Stony Wood

    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Zach Villa
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    During the wedding festivities of his king, Cyan Dag, a knight of Gloinmere, is sought out by a mysterious bard and told a terrifying tale: that the king has married a false queen - a lie cloaked in ancient and powerful sorcery. Spurred on by his steadfast honor and loyalty, Cyan departs on a dangerous quest to rescue the real queen from her tower prison, to prevent war, and to awaken magic in a land that has lost its way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A long time favorite.

    • By Bookwyrme on 11-10-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Bards of Bone Plain

    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Charlotte Parry
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Scholar Phelan Cle is researching Bone Plain - which has been studied for the last 500 years, though no one has been able to locate it as a real place. Archaeologist Jonah Cle, Phelan's father, is also hunting through time, piecing history together from forgotten trinkets. When they unearth a disk marked with ancient runes, Beatrice pursues the secrets of a lost language that she suddenly notices all around her, hidden in plain sight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful, evocative fantasy

    • By Beth on 05-23-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ombria in Shadow

    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Ombria. It is a city that echoes with the footfalls of sapphire-heeled shoes...that holds its breath as a straw-haired apparition glides through its streets...that sees its dreams-and nightmares-take shape in the drawings of a bastard-heir. It is an enchanted time and place envisioned by World Fantasy Award winner Patricia A. McKillip, acclaimed author of The Tower at Stony Wood....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very fairy tale :)

    • By Pie on 03-11-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Od Magic

    • By: Patricia A. McKillip
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Brenden Vetch has a gift. With an innate sense he cannot explain to himself or describe to others, he is able to connect to the agricultural world, nurturing gardens to flourish and instinctively knowing the healing properties each plant and herb has to offer. But Brenden's gift isolates him from people and from becoming part of a community - until the day he receives a personal invitation from the Wizard Od.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great to have a McKillip, but not with this reader

    • By Ambagious on 05-26-09

    Regular price: $23.07