Dreamblood

2 books in series
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The Killing Moon Publisher's Summary

The city burned beneath the Dreaming Moon.

In the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops and amongst the shadows of its cobbled streets wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Priests of the dream-goddess, their duty is to harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to heal, soothe . . . and kill those judged corrupt.

But when a conspiracy blooms within Gujaareh's great temple, Ehiru - the most famous of the city's Gatherers - must question everything he knows. Someone, or something, is murdering dreamers in the goddess' name, stalking its prey both in Gujaareh's alleys and the realm of dreams. Ehiru must now protect the woman he was sent to kill - or watch the city be devoured by war and forbidden magic.

©2012 N. K. Jemisin (P)2012 Hachette Audio
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  • Book 1

    • The Killing Moon

    • Dreamblood, Book 1
    • By: N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 455
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 418

    In the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops and amongst the shadows of its cobbled streets wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Priests of the dream-goddess, their duty is to harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to heal, soothe . . . and kill those judged corrupt. But when a conspiracy blooms within Gujaareh's great temple, Ehiru - the most famous of the city's Gatherers - must question everything he knows.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshing Take on Fantasy

    • By Patrick on 06-22-12

    Regular price: $22.80

  • Book 2

    • The Shadowed Sun

    • Dreamblood, Book 2
    • By: N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
    • Length: 17 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217

    Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. And nightmares. A mysterious and deadly plague haunts the citizens of Gujaareh, dooming the infected to die screaming in their sleep. Trapped between dark dreams and cruel overlords, the people yearn to rise up - but Gujaareh has known peace for too long. Someone must show them the way. Hope lies with two outcasts.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sequel to The Killing Moon

    • By Blythe on 04-09-16

    Regular price: $22.80