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    • The Sword of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 26 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,485
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5,273
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,295

    Long ago, the wars of the ancient Evil ruined the world. In peaceful Shady Vale, half-elfin Shea Ohmsford knows little of such troubles. But the supposedly dead Warlock Lord is plotting to destroy everything in his wake. The sole weapon against this Power of Darkness is the Sword of Shannara, which can be used only by a true heir of Shannara. On Shea, last of the bloodline, rests the hope of all the races.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally Unabridged!

    • By Nicholas on 04-20-04

    Regular price: $55.93

    • The Skaar Invasion

    • The Fall of Shannara
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Tensions in the Four Lands are high. The mysterious force that laid waste to Paranor has revealed a more human face. While some gain a new understanding of the invaders and what they are after, others continue their existing quests even as the peril rises. For what looked to be a formidable invading force proves only the forerunner of a much vaster army - one that is now marching against the Four Lands in all its fury.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just a question?

    • By Donald Wells on 07-15-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Black Elfstone

    • The Fall of Shannara, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 465
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462

    Across the Four Lands, peace has reigned for generations. But now, in the far north, an unknown enemy is massing. More troubling than the carnage is the strange and wondrous power wielded by the attackers—a breed of magic unfamiliar even to the Druid order. Fearing the worst, the High Druid dispatches a diplomatic party under the protection of the order’s sworn guardian, Dar Leah, to confront the mysterious, encroaching force and discover its purpose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Noooooo!

    • By Pen Name on 06-21-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Star Wars Episode I

    • The Phantom Menace
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,462
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,214

    In barren desert lands and seedy spaceports...in vast underwater cities and in the blackest depths of space...unfolds a tale of good and evil, of myth and magic, of innocence and power. At last the saga that captures the imagination of millions turns back in time to reveal its cloaked origins - the start of a legend - the story of Star Wars.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Better than the movie

    • By Erik Blythe on 03-19-05

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The First King of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Prequel
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 18 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,569
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,193

    In this prequel to The Sword of Shannara, in which many details of the Four Lands' history are revealed, Druids, horrified by the misuse of magic, have eschewed it in favor of science. But Bremen the Druid studies magic, and becomes an outcast on its account. Bremen discovers that an invincible army of trolls are fast conquering all that lay to their south. Before them come the Nazgul-like Skull Bearers, disfigured and transformed Druids who have fallen prey to the dark arts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A True Pleasure

    • By K & L MITCHELL on 08-23-08

    Regular price: $43.93

    • The Elfstones of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 2
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    The magical Ellcrys tree is dying, loosening the spell that bars the Demons from enacting vengeance upon the land. Now Wil Ohmsford must guard the Elven girl Amberle on a perilous quest as she carries one of the Ellcrys' seeds to a mysterious place where it can be quickened into a powerful new force. But dark on their trail comes the Reaper, most fearsome of all Demons, aiming to the crush their mission at any cost.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What the?!

    • By NonstickRon on 08-18-05

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Wishsong of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 3
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 20 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,481
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,968
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,968

    Fans of the Shannara epic will revel as the forces of good battle an evil book, the Ildatch, which sends the Mord Wraiths to destroy mankind. To overcome this dark force, the Druid Allanon needs Brin Ohmsford, for she holds the power of the wishsong, a magic invoked by singing that can make plants bloom instantly or turn trees from green to autumn gold.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and Great reader

    • By Kenneth on 03-17-04

    Regular price: $41.97

    • The Scions of Shannara

    • The Heritage of Shannara, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 17 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 590

    Since the death of Allanon, life in the Four Lands has drastically changed. Yet Par Ohmsford still has some power of the Wishsong. And when a message from the ancient Druid, Allanon, reaches them, Par is ordered to recover the long-lost Sword of Shinnara and the glory that once was the Four Lands....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best of Shannara.

    • By Neill on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Unfettered

    • Tales By Masters of Fantasy
    • By: Terry Brooks, Patrick Rothfuss, Robert Jordan, and others
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Marc Vietor, Bronson Pinchot, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 921
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 825
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 834

    You define life or it defines you. In Shawn Speakman’s case, it was both. Lacking health insurance and diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2011, Shawn quickly accrued a massive medical debt that he did not have the ability to pay. That’s when New York Times best-selling author Terry Brooks offered to donate a short story that Shawn could sell to help alleviate those bills—and suggested he ask the same of his other writer friends. Unfettered is the result: An anthology built in order to relieve that debt, featuring short stories by some of the best fantasy writers in the genre.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent writing. Great cause.

    • By GLENNO on 01-31-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Elf Queen of Shannara

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 539
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 497
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 490

    "Find the Elves and return them to the world of Men!" the shade of the Druid Allanon had ordered Wren. It was clearly an impossible task. The Elves had been gone from the Westland for more than a hundred years. There was not even a trace of their former city of Arborlon left to mark their passing. No one in the Esterland knew of them - except, finally, the Addershag.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing

    • By Tracy Sutherland on 05-18-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Talismans of Shannara

    • The Heritage of Shannara, Book 4
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 507
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 464
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 460

    Although some of the goals to keep Shannara safe had been met, the work of Walker Boh, Wren, and Par was not yet done. For The Shadowmen still swarmed over the Four Lands, poisoning all with their dark magic. Each Shannaran had a special death waiting for him - at the hands of The Shadowmen - unless Par could find a way to free them all with the Sword of Shannara.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book

    • By Jim on 05-20-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Druid of Shannara

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 572
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 514
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 512

    In the 300 years since the death of the Druid Allanon, the evil Shadowen have seized control of the Four Lands. If they are to be saved, the black Elfstone must be retrieved, at whatever cost to life or love....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Lot if filler

    • By billybobwood on 11-09-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Gypsy Morph

    • The Genesis of Shannara, Book 3
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 941
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 946

    Eighty years into the future, the United States is a no-man's-land: its landscape blighted by chemical warfare, pollution, and plague; its government collapsed, its citizens adrift, desperate, and fighting to stay alive. Survivors in fortified compounds hold the line against wandering predators, rogue militias, and hideous mutations spawned by the toxic atmosphere. But from around the country, allies of good have been summoned to challenge the rampaging evil.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Almost...

    • By Anonymous User on 09-07-08

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Sorcerer's Daughter

    • The Defenders of Shannara
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 488
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 447

    The inspiration for the epic MTV series, the world of Shannara is brimming with untold stories and unexplored territory. Now best-selling author Terry Brooks breaks new ground with a standalone adventure that's sure to thrill veteran audiences and recent converts alike.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • not my favorite

    • By Mike Fitch on 07-30-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Running with the Demon

    • Word and the Void, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: George Wilson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 710
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 651

    On a very hot Fourth of July weekend, two strangers appear in Hopewell, Illinois, in the middle of a bitter steel strike. One, a Demon of the Void, will use the angry steel workers to attain his own terrible ends. The other, a Knight of the Word, dreams about a nightmarish future and spends every waking moment desperately trying to change its course. The fate of the town and, ultimately, of humanity depends on one exceptional 14-year-old girl, the only one who can see the otherworldly creatures that have begun to invade her home town.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to press pause

    • By OrganicTaco99 on 02-23-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Measure of the Magic

    • Legends of Shannara
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,063
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 947
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 954

    For 500 years, the survivors of the Great Wars lived peacefully in a valley sanctuary shielded by powerful magic from the blighted and dangerous outside world. But the enchanted barriers have crumbled, the borders have been breached by predators, and the threat of annihilation looms large once more. Sider Ament, bearer of the last black staff and its profound power, devoted his life to protecting the valley and its inhabitants - and, in his final moments, gave stewardship of the black staff to the young Tracker Panterra Qu.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wished for More

    • By Darren on 10-05-11

    Regular price: $24.46

    • The Elves of Cintra

    • Genesis of Shannara, Book 2
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 976
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 982

    Across the ruined landscape that is America - hopelessly poisoned, plague-ridden, burned, and besieged by demon armies bent on exterminating all mortal life - two pilgrims have been summoned to serve the embattled cause of good. Logan Tom has journeyed to desolate Seattle to protect a ragged band of street urchins and the being known as the gypsy morph, who is both mortal and magical, and destined to save mankind unless he is destroyed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Don't be so harsh on the narrator

    • By Neil on 08-29-09

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The High Druid's Blade

    • The Defenders of Shannara, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 845
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 794
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 793

    Legend has it that Paxon Leah is descended from the royals and warriors who once ruled the Highlands and waged war with magical weapons. But those kings, queens, and heroes are long gone, and there is nothing enchanted about the antique sword that hangs above Paxon’s fireplace. Running his family’s modest shipping business, Paxon leads a quiet life - until extraordinary circumstances overturn his simple world…and rewrite his destiny.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A departure from the typical Shannara storyline

    • By Christopher on 03-04-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Bearers of the Black Staff

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,013
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,021

    Five hundred years have passed since the devastating demon-led war that tore apart the United States, leaving nothing but scorched and poisoned ruins, and nearly exterminating humankind. Those who escaped the carnage and blight were led to sanctuary by the boy savior known as the Hawk - the gypsy morph. In an idyllic valley, its borders warded by powerful magic against the horrors beyond, humans, Elves, and mutants alike found a place they believed would be their home forever.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Reuse

    • By Cory on 09-14-10

    Regular price: $24.46

    • Armageddon's Children

    • The Genesis of Shannara, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,705
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,221

    Logan Tom is doomed to remember the past and determined to rescue the future. Far behind him lies a boyhood cut violently short by his family's slaughter, when the forces of madness and hate swept our world after decadent excesses led to civilization's downfall. Somewhere ahead of him rests the only chance to beat back the minions of evil that are systematically killing and enslaving the last remnants of humanity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The start of something really good

    • By R. Jones on 02-23-09

    Regular price: $26.94

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