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    • The Sword of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 26 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,660
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5,439
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,462

    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

    • Running with the Demon

    • Word and the Void, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: George Wilson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 745
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 683
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 685

    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

    • Star Wars Episode I

    • The Phantom Menace
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,532
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,274
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,279

    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

    • 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 944
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 845
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 854

    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 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 231
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Invaders

    • By bedsole5 on 08-25-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Scions of Shannara

    • The Heritage of Shannara, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 690
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 639
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 634

    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

    • 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 2,541
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,020
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,020

    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 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 1,639
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,254

    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 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 563
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 517
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513

    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

    • 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 542
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 497
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 493

    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 Elfstones of Shannara

    • The Shannara Series, Book 2
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    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

    • Street Freaks

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Go into the Red Zone. Go to Street Freaks," his father directs Ashton Collins before the vid feed goes suddenly silent. The Red Zone is the dangerous heart of mega-city Los Angeles; it is a world Ash is forbidden from and one he knows little about. But if he can find Street Freaks, the strangest of aid awaits - human and barely human alike. As Ash is hunted, he must unravel the mystery left behind by his father and discover his role in this new world.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Druid of Shannara

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 619
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 556
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 553

    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 Elf Queen of Shannara

    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 574
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 527
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520

    "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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Overall What I Expect from Brooks

    • By Stephen on 09-21-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Magic Kingdom for Sale - Sold!

    • Magic Kingdom of Landover, Book 1
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,692
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,208

    Landover was a genuine magic kingdom, with fairy folk and wizardry, just as the advertisement promised. But after he purchased it, Ben Holiday learned that there were a few details the ad had failed to mention.

    The kingdom was in ruin. The Barons refused to recognize the king, and the peasants were without hope.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you're looking for Tolkein....

    • By Al on 12-05-09

    Regular price: $18.20

    • Witch Wraith

    • The Dark Legacy of Shannara, Book 3
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 712
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 658
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 662

    For centuries the Four Lands enjoyed freedom from its demon-haunted past, protected by magic-enhanced borders from the dark dimension known as the Forbidding and the profound evil imprisoned there. But now the unthinkable is happening: The ancient wards securing the barrier between order and mayhem have begun to erode - and generations of bloodthirsty, monstrous creatures, fueled by a rage thousands of years in the making, are poised to spill forth, seeking revenge for what was done to them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great closing to a great series.

    • By Unknown on 02-12-14

    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 1,368
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 979
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 984

    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 Voyage of the Jerle Shannara

    • Ilse Witch
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Sam Fontana
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 296
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297

    Taking place a generation after The Talismans of Shannara, The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Ilse Witch opens with the discovery of a body. Only two people understand its significance: Walker Boh, the last of the Druids and a familiar character to Shannara fans, and the Ilse Witch, a beautiful but dark young woman who wields a potent magic. Thus begins the voyage of the Jerle Shannara in a race to uncover the mystery, which of course includes an unusual cast of characters.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Please Audible get the unabridged version

    • By Melanie on 04-21-14

    Regular price: $21.27

    • 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 1,387
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,006
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012

    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

    • Wards of Faerie

    • The Dark Legacy of Shannara
    • By: Terry Brooks
    • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,040
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 925
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 932

    When the world was young, and its name was Faerie, the power of magic ruled - and the Elfstones warded the race of Elves and their lands, keeping evil at bay. But when an Elven girl fell hopelessly in love with a Darkling boy of the Void, he carried away more than her heart. Thousands of years later, tumultuous times are upon the world now known as the Four Lands. Users of magic are in conflict with proponents of science. Elves have distanced their society from the other races. The Druid order is threatened.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Call It A Comeback!

    • By Paul on 08-23-12

    Regular price: $35.00

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