Tunnels

8 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 641 ratings

Tunnels Publisher's Summary

When 14-year-old Will Burrows goes looking for his missing father, he discovers an underground world that time forgot. Ruled by a brutal class called the Styx, "The Colony" has not changed in a hundred years. Into this dark and mysterious place go Will and his friend Chester, unsure what they will find and oblivious to the dangers ahead. Before long their extraordinary adventure unearths a terrible secret - one that may cost them their lives.

Hailed as the next big thing in fantasy literature, Tunnels grips the imagination while making listeners think twice about the ground beneath their feet.

©2007 Roderick Gordon; 2007 Brian Williams (P)2008 Recorded Books
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  • Book 1

    • Tunnels

    • By: Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams
    • Narrated by: Stephen Crossley
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    When 14-year-old Will Burrows goes looking for his missing father, he discovers an underground world that time forgot. Ruled by a brutal class called the Styx, "The Colony" has not changed in a hundred years. Into this dark and mysterious place go Will and his friend Chester, unsure what they will find and oblivious to the dangers ahead. Before long their extraordinary adventure unearths a terrible secret - one that may cost them their lives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • On the Fence

    • By HNS_1205 on 03-12-08

    Regular price: $39.95

  • Book 2

    • Deeper

    • By: Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Roderick Gordon & Brian Williams' Tunnels rose from its fanatical underground following to become a New York Times bestseller. In this eagerly anticipated sequel, Will Burrows plunges ever deeper into the subterranean Colony to find his father. But while he searches, the ruling overclass known as the Styx plots to unleash a plague on Topsoilers. Can Will rescue his brethren from total annihilation? Or will he be too busy saving his own skin?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Expect the unexpected

    • By Mary on 03-18-18

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Deeper

    • By: Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams
    • Narrated by: Paul Chequer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In his quest to find his father, Will is plunged even deeper underground. As if things weren't bad enough already he stumbles across a Styx plot with terrible implications for the world above and his murderous stepsister who isn't finished yet.

    Regular price: $22.38

  • Book 3

    • Freefall

    • By: Roderick Gordon
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    Following the tremendous success of their breakout hit Tunnels and its New York Times best-selling sequel Deeper, authors Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams deliver the third thrilling book in their acclaimed fantasy series. Will and Chester are falling deeper and deeper into the subterranean Pore. When they finally land, they find themselves in a low-gravity realm filled with ancient artifacts and deadly perils at every turn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This one continues a great story!

    • By Derek B. on 06-04-10

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Freefall

    • By: Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams
    • Narrated by: Paul Chequer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As he plummets down a subterranean void, it looks like the end for fourteen-year-old Will Burrows. But it's just the beginning of a terrifying new adventure in which he must face giant carnivorous spiders and the deadly Brights. And, much worse, twin Styx girls with a score to settle... The third exciting adventure in the fantastic Tunnels series from acclaimed authors Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams.

    Regular price: $28.03

  • Book 4

    • Closer

    • Tunnels, Book 4
    • By: Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    This fourth adventure finds Will Burrows deep in the “land of the second sun”, reunited with his long-lost father. While Will attempts to decode the cryptic messages scrawled across the land’s three mysterious temples, an army of darkness begins its march. And all the while, the Rebeccas continue their relentless pursuit of Will, determined to destroy him once and for all.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • love this series

    • By DeeDee on 03-16-12

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 5

    • Spiral

    • Tunnels, Book 5
    • By: Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    The New York Times best-selling Tunnels series continues with this fifth installment from acclaimed authors Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams. In Spiral, horror spreads across England in the form of the Styx, malevolent creatures carrying a dark secret that could spell doom for all Topsoilers. All is not lost, however. Will Burrows and a small band of former commandos vow to stomp out the threat - even if it means placing their lives in mortal danger.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Filler

    • By DeeDee on 06-19-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Spiral

    • By: Roderick Gordon
    • Narrated by: Paul Chequer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Styx have surfaced... If you thought the Limiters were nasty, think again. This time it’s their females that provide the creepiest surprise. And all that stands in their way are Will and his friends - and a rag-bag team of retired commandos. It’s a smoking spiral of chaos…. The fifth fantastic adventure in the ‘Tunnels’ series for older children, from acclaimed authors Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams. Read by Paul Chequer.

    Regular price: $26.41