Egyptian

8 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 2,772 ratings

River God Publisher's Summary

Ancient Egypt. Land of the Pharaohs. A kingdom built on gold. A legend shattered by greed.

Now the Valley of Kings lies ravaged by war, drained of its lifeblood, as weak men inherit the cherished crown.

On the eve of the festival of Osiris, the loyal subjects of the Pharaoh gather in Thebes to pay tribute to their leader.

Exploding with all the passion and rage of a bygone time, River God is a masterpiece of historical writing.

©2008 Wilbur Smith (P)2008 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • River God

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 24 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,410
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 907
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 911

    Ancient Egypt. Land of the Pharaohs. A kingdom built on gold. A legend shattered by greed. Now the Valley of Kings lies ravaged by war, drained of its lifeblood, as weak men inherit the cherished crown. On the eve of the festival of Osiris, the loyal subjects of the Pharaoh gather in Thebes to pay tribute to their leader.

    Exploding with all the passion and rage of a bygone time, River God is a masterpiece of historical writing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommended

    • By Jillian on 02-19-09
    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 24 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 09-17-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,410 ratings

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 2

    Seventh Scroll audiobook cover art
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  • Book 3

    • Warlock

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 23 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 455
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300

    After the death of his beloved Queen Lostris, Taita retreats into the forbidding deserts of North Africa to become a hermit. He devotes himself to the study of the occult and, armed with extraordinary powers, he gradually transforms himself into a warlock. After years of study, he discovers the divine purpose of his bereavement when he is called upon to save the dynasty of Lostris from the clouds of evil that loom over Egypt.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor sequel

    • By Matthew on 08-06-09
    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 23 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 09-17-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 455 ratings

    Regular price: $29.99

  • Book 4

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  • Book 5

    • Desert God

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 306

    Game of Thrones meets Ancient Egypt in this magnificent, action-packed epic. On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita - slave and advisor to the Pharaoh - finds himself at the center of a vortex of passion, intrigue, and danger. His quest to destroy the Hyksos army and form an alliance with Crete takes him on an epic journey up the Nile, through Arabia and the magical city of Babylon, and across the open seas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The wily Taita returns again

    • By Blue Dragonfly on 10-24-14

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Desert God

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Across the lush plains of Egypt, Taita, a freed eunuch slave, wears his authority lightly. Not only is he the close advisor to the Pharaoh, but he is guardian to Pharaoh Tamose's two teenage sisters, the young beauties Tehuti and Bekatha. But the kingdom is not at peace. They have been fighting Southern Egypt's constant and historic enemy, the Hyksos people in the north, since time began. To finally crush them, Pharaoh must turn to his most trusted friend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping story

    • By Ian Coltman on 01-12-15

    Regular price: $18.70

  • Book 6

    • Pharaoh

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 167

    Taita, the pharaoh's advisor and hero of Desert God and River God, once again finds himself caught up in a whirlpool of ruthless intrigue that threatens the very foundations of the beloved empire he has pledged his life to protect. Plunged into dangerous and deadly waters more treacherous than the Nile, he must use his intelligence, alchemy, and cunning to protect his pharaoh and keep safe all he loves.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • HUGE Disappointment

    • By aliciab on 11-03-16
    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Release date: 10-18-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 185 ratings

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Pharaoh

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Egypt is under attack. Pharaoh Tamose lies mortally wounded. The ancient city of Luxor is surrounded. All seems lost. Taita prepares for the enemy's final fatal push. The ex-slave, now general of Tamose's armies, is never more ingenious than when all hope is dashed. And this is Egypt's most desperate hour. With the timely arrival of an old ally, the tide is turned, and the Egyptian army feasts upon its retreating foe. But upon his victorious return to Luxor, Taita is seized and branded a traitor. Tamose is dead, and a poisonous new era has begun. The new Pharaoh has risen.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • slow

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-09-17

    Regular price: $17.29