Mage Winds
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  • 1
    Winds of Fate: The Mage Winds, Book 1 | Mercedes Lackey

    Winds of Fate: The Mage Winds, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated By Karen White
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (330)
    Performance
    (290)
    Story
    (296)

    High Magic has been lost to Valdemar centuries ago when the last Herald-Mage gave his life to save the kingdom from destruction by dark sorceries. Yet now the realm is at risk again. And Elspeth, Herald and heir to the throne, must take up the challenge, abandoning her home to find a mentor who can awaken her untrained mage abilities. But others, too, are being caught up in a war against sorcerous evil.

    Not the right narrator for this book

    So this is a high paced sword and sorcery adventure story, and the narrator seems to have turned it into an audio tranquilizer. Painfully slow narrat..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 27 2015 by L Gray (Alaska)
  • 2
    Winds of Change: The Mage Winds, Book 2 | Mercedes Lackey

    Winds of Change: The Mage Winds, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated By Karen White
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (248)
    Performance
    (222)
    Story
    (225)

    Arrows of the Queen introduced listeners to the remarkable land of Valdemar, the kingdom protected by its Heralds - men and women gifted with extraordinary mind powers - aided and served by their mysterious Companions - horselike beings who know the many secrets of Valdemar's magical heritage. None but the Companions remember the long-ago age when high magic was lost to Valdemar as the last Herald-Mage gave his life to protect his kingdom from destruction by dark sorceries.

    Much improved

    The story is the continuation of the outlander Elspeth in a new and strange land, learning more about herself and the people she has found herself amo..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 30 2014 by Linda (Knoxville, TN, United States)
  • 3
    Winds of Fury: The Mage Winds, Book 3 | Mercedes Lackey

    Winds of Fury: The Mage Winds, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Mercedes Lackey
    • Narrated By Karen White
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (226)
    Performance
    (202)
    Story
    (204)

    No longer the willful novice of Winds of Fate, Princess Herald Elspeth has completed her magical training. She returns to her homeland with her beloved partner, Darkwind. Will they be strong enough to confront the magical evil that is threatening their land?

    Great story, acceptably read

    This series is easily one of my favorites from the author. It combines a compelling magical world with just enough of a first-contact story to satisfy..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 01 2015 by Christian ()