Chronicles of the Necromancer

4 books in series
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The Summoner Publisher's Summary

The comfortable world of Martris Drayke, second son of King Bricen of Margolan, is shattered when his older half-brother, Jared, and Jareds dark mage, Foor Arontala, kill the king and seize the throne. Tris is the only surviving member of the royal family aside from Jared the traitor, and he flees with three friends: Soterius, captain of the guard; Carroway, the courts master bard; and Harrtuck, a member of the royal guard.

Tris harbors a deep secret. In a land where spirits walk openly and influence the affairs of the living, he suspects he may be the mage heir to the power of his grandmother, Bava Kaa, once the greatest sorceress of her age. Such magic would make Tris a Summoner, the rarest of magic gifts, capable of arbitrating between the living and the dead.

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  • Book 1

    • The Summoner

    • Chronicles of the Necromancer, Book 1
    • By: Gail Z. Martin
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Gail Z. Martin
    • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 551
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 373
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 378

    The comfortable world of Martris Drayke, second son of King Bricen of Margolan, is shattered when his older half-brother, Jared, and Jareds dark mage, Foor Arontala, kill the king and seize the throne. Tris is the only surviving member of the royal family aside from Jared the traitor, and he flees with three friends: Soterius, captain of the guard; Carroway, the courts master bard; and Harrtuck, a member of the royal guard. Tris harbors a deep secret.....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • How do I put this...

    • By Ernie on 03-13-10

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • The Blood King

    • Chronicles of the Necromancer, Book 2
    • By: Gail Z. Martin
    • Narrated by: Gail Z. Martin, Peter Ganim
    • Length: 17 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243

    Having escaped being murdered by his evil brother, Jared, Tris must take control of his magical abilities to summon the dead, and gather an army big enough to reclaim the throne of his dead father. But it isn't merely Jared that Tris must combat. The dark mage, Foor Arontala, has schemes to raise the Obsidian King....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommend!

    • By AJ on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Dark Haven

    • Chronicles of the Necromancer, Book 3
    • By: Gail Z. Martin
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Gail Z. Martin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    Once Tris wins back the throne and destroys the Obsidian King, he realizes that the hard work is just beginning. Although Jared the Usurper held the throne for less than a year, his reign took a terrible toll on Margolan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Have loved all her work so far

    • By Denise on 06-28-13

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4

    • Dark Lady's Chosen

    • Chronicles of the Necromancer, Book 4
    • By: Gail Z. Martin
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Gail Z. Martin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    The fourth thrilling installment of Gail Z Martin's Chronicles of the Necromancer series sees Tris's kingdom on the brink of collapse. The ate of Jonmarc Vahanian is also hanging in the balance, as the vampires and the undead enter into a deadly civil war - and threaten to unleash an even greater danger onto the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this narrator and Gail too!

    • By It'sKirsten on 01-23-19

    Regular price: $24.95