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    • The Dragonbone Chair

    • Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Book One
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 33 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,737
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,614
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,616

    A war fueled by the dark powers of sorcery is about to engulf the peaceful land of Osten Ard - for Prester John, the High King, slayer of the dread dragon Shurakai, lies dying. And with his death, an ancient evil will at last be unleashed, as the Storm King, undead ruler of the elvishlike Siti, seeks to regain his lost realm through a pact with one of human royal blood. Then, driven by spell-inspired jealousy and hate, prince will fight prince, while around them the very land begins to die.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Glad it's finally available in audio

    • By Brad on 07-05-16

    Regular price: $49.00

    • The Stone of Farewell

    • Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Book 2
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 32 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,079
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,070

    It is a time of darkness, dread, and ultimate testing for the realm of Osten Ard, for the wild magic and terrifying minions of the undead Sithi ruler, Ineluki the Storm King, are spreading their seemingly undefeatable evil across the kingdom. With the very land blighted by the power of Ineluki's wrath, the tattered remnants of a once-proud human army flee in search of a last sanctuary and rallying point - the Stone of Farewell, a place shrouded in mystery and ancient sorrow.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story

    • By Darrell Frith on 11-08-16

    Regular price: $49.00

    • To Green Angel Tower

    • Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Book 3
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 63 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,066
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,011
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011

    The evil minions of the undead Sithi Storm King are beginning their final preparations for the kingdom-shattering culmination of their dark sorceries, drawing King Elias ever deeper into their nightmarish, spell-spun world. As the Storm King's power grows and the boundaries of time begin to blur, the loyal allies of Prince Josua struggle to rally their forces at the Stone of Farewell.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great read, found myself skimming a bit though.

    • By Shaun Cooper on 02-13-17

    Regular price: $84.00

    • City of Golden Shadow

    • Otherland, Book 1
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 28 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,089
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014

    Surrounded by secrecy, it is home to the wildest dreams and darkest nightmares. Incredible amounts of money have been lavished on it. The best minds of two generations have labored to build it. And somehow, bit by bit, it is claiming the Earth's most valuable resource - its children.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Weird. Seriously weird.

    • By Townsend on 05-15-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Witchwood Crown

    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 38 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283

    New York Times best-selling Tad Williams' groundbreaking epic fantasy saga of Osten Ard begins an exciting new cycle! Enter the epic fantasy world that inspired a generation of modern fantasy writers, including George R. R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, and Christopher Paolini.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So disappointing

    • By Mac on 07-16-17

    Regular price: $49.00

    • The Heart of What Was Lost

    • A Novel of Osten Ard
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221

    In the wake of the Storm King's fall, Ineluki's loyal minions, the Norns, dark cousins to the Sithi, choose to flee the lands of men and retreat north to Nakkiga, their ancient citadel within the hollow heart of the mountain called Stormspike. But as the defeated Norns make their way to this last haven, the mortal Rimmersman Duke Isgrimnur leads an army in pursuit, determined to end the Norns' attacks and defeat their ageless Queen Utuk'ku for all time.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Suffers from being a 'bridge' story

    • By Mac on 04-30-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Shadowmarch

    • Shadowmarch, Volume I
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 29 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 434
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 441

    For generations the misty Shadowline has marked the boundary between the lands of men and the lost northern lands that are the lair of their inhuman enemies, the ageless Qar. But now that boundary line is moving outward, threatening to engulf the northernmost land in which humans still live - the kingdom of Southmarch.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's the characters that matter...

    • By JC on 11-09-10

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Empire of Grass

    • Last King of Osten Ard, Book 2
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Length: 33 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The kingdoms of Osten Ard have been at peace for decades, but now, the threat of a new war grows to nightmarish proportions. Simon and Miriamele, royal husband and wife, face danger from every side. Their allies in Hernystir have made a pact with the dreadful queen of the Norns to allow her armies to cross into mortal lands. The ancient, powerful nation of Nabban is on the verge of bloody civil war, and the fierce nomads of the Thrithings grasslands have begun to mobilize, united by superstitious fervor and their age-old hatred of the city-dwellers.   

    Regular price: $49.00

    • River of Blue Fire

    • Otherland Book 2
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 24 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 657
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 593
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595

    Otherland. In many ways it is humankind's most stunning achievement: a private, multidimensional universe built over two generations by the greatest minds of the twenty-first century. But this most exclusive of places is also one of the world's best kept secrets, created and controlled by an organization made up of the world's most powerful and ruthless individuals, a private cartel known - to those who know of their existence at all - as The Grail Brotherhood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Newborn and Williams, the perfect team!

    • By Lyndon on 05-19-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Sea of Silver Light

    • Otherland, Book 4
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 37 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 534
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 503
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 501

    A group of adventurers searching for a cure for comatose children find themselves trapped in a sequence of virtual worlds, the only opponents of a conspiracy of the rich to live forever in a dream. Now, they are forced to make an uneasy alliance with their only surviving former enemy against his treacherous sidekick Johnny Wulgaru, a serial killer with a chance to play God forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect end for an Incredible Series.

    • By Katherine Sherffius on 01-04-18

    Regular price: $56.00

    • Mountain of Black Glass

    • Otherland, Book 3
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 27 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 548
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 504

    Mountain of Black Glass is the third volume of Tad Williams's highly acclaimed four-book series, Otherland. A truly unique reading experience combining elements of science fiction, fantasy, and techno-thriller, it is a rich epic tale in which virtual reality could prove the key to a whole new universe of possibilities for the entire human race - or become the exclusive domain of the rich and the ruthless as they seek a technological pathway to immortality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OK! Now we're getting somewhere!

    • By Lora S. on 04-19-17

    Regular price: $56.00

    • The Dragonbone Chair

    • Memory, Sorrow & Thorn, Book 1
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 33 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Kitchen-boy Simon is bored, restless and 14 years old - a dangerous combination. It seems, however, that his life has just taken a turn for the better when he's apprenticed to his castle's resident wizard. As Simon's learning to read and write under Doctor Morgenes' tutelage, forces greater than he could possible imagine are gathering: forces which will change Simon's life - and his world - forever. Following the death of Good King John, Osten Ard is plunged into civil war as his sons battle for control of the fabled Dragonbone Chair - the country's throne as well as the symbol of its power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tad Williams and Andrew Wincott ...simply awesome

    • By Cameron on 06-16-17

    Regular price: $26.64

    • The Dirty Streets of Heaven

    • Bobby Dollar, Book 1
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 826
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 753
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 761

    Bobby Dollar is an angel - a real one. He knows a lot about sin, and not just in his professional capacity as an advocate for souls caught between Heaven and Hell. Bobby’s wrestling with a few deadly sins of his own - pride, anger, even lust. But his problems aren’t all his fault. Bobby can’t entirely trust his heavenly superiors, and he’s not too sure about any of his fellow earthbound angels either, especially the new kid that Heaven has dropped into their midst, a trainee angel who asks too many questions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A heavenly slice of urban fantasy.

    • By Lore on 09-05-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Sleeping Late On Judgement Day

    • Bobby Dollar, Book 3
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    Where does an angel go when he’s been to Hell and back? Renegade angel Bobby Dollar does not have an easy afterlife. After surviving the myriad gruesome dangers Hell oh-so-kindly offered him, Bobby has returned empty-handed – his demon girlfriend Casmira, the Countess of Cold Hands, is still in the clutches of Eligor, Grand Duke of Hell. Some hell of a rescue. Forced to admit his failure, Bobby ends up back at his job as an angel advocate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I am already waiting for the fourth in thje Series

    • By Harry Boyle on 10-30-14

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Shadowrise

    • Shadowmarch: Volume III
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 26 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 262

    Southmarch Castle is about to be caught between two implacable enemies, the ancient, immortal Qar and the insane god-king, the Autarch of Xis. Meanwhile, its two young defenders, the king’s children Princess Briony and Prince Barrick, are both trapped far away from home and fighting for their lives. Barrick is lost behind the Shadowline, facing all the terrible dangers and mysteries of that magical twilight land.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a great listen

    • By Daniel on 01-01-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Stone of Farewell

    • Memory, Sorrow & Thorn, Book 2
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 32 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    The stunning second novel in Tad Williams' classic fantasy series, Memory, Sorrow and Thorn, set in the fantasy world of Osten Ard. Following a brutal civil war, Osten Ard has been crushed under the rule of the two villainous High Kings. A single hope remains: if the rebels can find the three swords of legend - Memory, Sorrow and Thorn - they might be able to bring the Storm King and evil King Elias down. Once but a humble kitchen boy, Simon is now Simon Snowlock, dragonslayer and bearer of the mythical sword Thorn.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Shadowplay

    • Shadowmarch: Volume II
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 30 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 372
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 274

    A year ago, the March Kingdoms were at peace, and the Eddon family held the throne. Now the family has been shattered. King Olin Eddon is a prisoner in a faraway land, and Olin’s heir Kendrick is dead – slain by treachery and dark, bloody magic. With their father and brother taken from them, the royal twins Barrick and Briony have done their best to hold the kingdom together, but now Barrick has been captured in a failed war against the immortal Twilight People and Briony has been forced to flee.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 9.5/10 ign

    • By nate on 02-21-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Witchwood Crown

    • The Last King of Osten Ard, Book 1
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 38 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    The Witchwood Crown continues the story of Simon, servant boy made king, and his queen, Miriamele, 30 years after the events of the concluding part of the Memory, Sorrow and Thorn trilogy. In To Green Angel Tower, the might of the Storm King was conquered by the League of the Scroll. Now new troubles have come to the kingdom of Osten Ard, a world where humans, Norns and the Sithi can live in peace for only a little time before war raises its head....

    Regular price: $26.64

    • To Green Angel Tower: Storm

    • Memory, Sorrow & Thorn, Book 4: Booktrack Edition
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 32 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In order for the Storm King to cement his power over Osten Ard, he must find and defeat the rebel forces massing against him. But the rebels, led by the exiled Prince Josua, have rallied at the Stone of Farewell and are ready to fight the Storm King with every power they can muster. The key to their victory lies in finding the third sword of legend, Memory - but the sword has been lost for ages. Lost, that is, until Simon Snowlock realises that he knows exactly where the sword is and how to recover it. The only problem: an undead army, bolstered by powerful magic, lies between him and his destination.

    Regular price: $27.27

    • The Heart of What Was Lost

    • A Novel of Osten Ard
    • By: Tad Williams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The world was nearly destroyed, but now knows hope again. At the end of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn, Ineluki the Storm King, an undead spirit of horrifying, demonic power, came within moments of stopping Time itself and obliterating humankind. He was defeated by a coalition of mortal men and women joined by his own deathless descendants, the Sithi. In the wake of the Storm King's fall, Ineluki's loyal minions, the Norns, retreat north to Nakkiga, an ancient citadel which holds a priceless artefact....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow. Brilliant!

    • By Catalin Ciubotaru on 02-01-17

    Regular price: $21.31

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