Green Rider
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    Green Rider | Kristen Britain

    Green Rider

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Kristen Britain
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
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    Karigan G’ladheon, running away from school, is traveling through a deep forest when a galloping horse pounds up to her, its rider impaled by two black-shafted arrows. With his dying breath, he tells her he is a Green Rider, one of the magical messengers of the King. Before he dies, he makes Karigan swear to deliver the message he’s carrying, and gives her his green coat, with the symbolic brooch of his office.

    Lackey's Heralds of Valdemar, except WAY better

    So, overall I really enjoyed listening to this, much more than I expected. It seems that the concept of the Green Rider was taken from the pages of Me..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 20 2012 by McKayla (Sarasota, FL, United States)
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    Green Rider | Kristen Britain

    Green Rider

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Kristen Britain
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
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    Karigan G'ladheon always seemed to be getting into a fight, and today was no exception. But as she trudged through the forest, using her long walk home to contemplate her depressing future - and the expulsion it was bound to hold - a horse burst through the woodland and charged straight for her. The rider was slumped over his mount's neck with two arrows embedded in his back. Wherever his horse was taking him, he would be dead before they got there.

    Prepare for a wild ride!

    The cover first caught my attention and once I read the blurb I was clicking the 'buy now' button. I was expecting the magic and detail of my childhoo..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 25 2014 by Kate (Adelaide, SA, Australia)
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    First Rider's Call: Book Two of Green Rider | Kristen Britain

    First Rider's Call: Book Two of Green Rider

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Kristen Britain
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
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    Once a simple student, Karigan G'ladheon finds herself in a world of deadly danger and complex magic, compelled by forces she cannot understand, when she becomes a Green Rider-one of the magical messengers of the king. Forced to accept a fate she never would have chosen, she attempts to return to her life as the daughter of a wealthy merchant, but the magic in her blood is too strong. Pursued by the ghost of the legendary First Rider, she rejoins the Green Riders to confront an ancient evil.

    Am LOVING this series!!!

    sooo happy to find another series of books to enjoy. wonderfully written, and narrated. everything you want, mystery, intrigue, suspense, and a great..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 08 2013 by Cheri (United States)
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    The High King's Tomb: Book Three of Green Rider | Kristen Britain

    The High King's Tomb: Book Three of Green Rider

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Kristen Britain
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
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    A thousand years ago, the armies of the Arcosian Empire, led by Mornhavon the Black, crossed the great sea and tried to conquer the land of Sacoridia - and during Karigan G’ladheon’s early years as a Green Rider, Mornhavon’s spirit, sensing weakness in his prison walls and seeking vengeance, began to wake.

    3rd book and still an interesting story

    I haven't read the written version.

    Reviewed on March 08 2012 by Jennifer (Oakley, KS, United States)
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    Blackveil: Book Four of Green Rider | Kristen Britain

    Blackveil: Book Four of Green Rider

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs)
    • By Kristen Britain
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
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    Once a simple student, Karigan G'ladheon finds herself in a world of deadly danger and complex magic, compelled by forces she cannot understand when she becomes a legendary Green Rider-one of the magical messengers of the king. Forced by magic to accept a dangerous fate she would never have chosen, headstrong Karigan has become completely devoted to the king and her fellow Riders. But now, an insurrection led by dark magicians threatens to break the boundaries of ancient evil.

    love audible for bringing this audio to us

    If you fancy a well written fantasy with all the right ingredients, with tales that weave in and out the main one without being all mess up, with the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 07 2012 by myrthasg ()
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    Mirror Sight: Book Five of Green Rider | Kristen Britain

    Mirror Sight: Book Five of Green Rider

    • UNABRIDGED (28 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Kristen Britain
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
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    Karigan G'ladheon is a Green Rider - a seasoned member of the elite messenger corps of King Zachary of Sacoridia. King Zachary sends Karigan and a contingent of Sacoridians beyond the edges of his nation, into the mysterious Blackveil Forest, which has been tainted with dark magic by a twisted immortal spirit named Mornhavon the Black.

    Enjoyed--a new look at the Green Rider

    I thought the book was a great adventure. The last book left us behind the wall in Blackveil and I have to say a hard book to continue a series..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 05 2014 by LOYL-00 (NY)
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    Firebrand | Kristen Britain

    Firebrand

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Kristen Britain
    • Narrated By Ellen Archer
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    Zachary Davriel Hillander, High King of Sacoridia, rues how much he has had to give up to lead his realm, including the freedom to live and love as he chooses. When an embassy from Eletia arrives to propose a joint venture between their realms to seek out an old ally in the north, he is dismayed to learn that the one Sacoridian they have in mind to accompany their guide is the woman he truly loves but cannot have: Green Rider Karigan G'ladheon.

    Ellen Archer is great, but has a rough start

    in way of performance, having listened to the other books in this series read by Ellen, it was jarring for the first few chapters. Her reading felt un..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 24 2017 by Scorch (OCEANSIDE, CA, United States)