Songs and Swords

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 278 ratings

Elfshadow Publisher's Summary

Silent death stalks the Harpers of Faern. One by one, members of the semi-secret society for good in the Realms are falling to a murderer's blade. Now a Harper agent and a beautiful half-elf assassin must solve the mystery. If they fail, they will be the next victims.

But things in the Realms are rarely that simple....

©1991 TSR, Inc. (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Elfshadow

    • Forgotten Realms: Songs & Swords, Book 1
    • By: Elaine Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Silent death stalks the Harpers of Faern. One by one, members of the semi-secret society for good in the Realms are falling to a murderer's blade. Now a Harper agent and a beautiful half-elf assassin must solve the mystery. If they fail, they will be the next victims. But things in the Realms are rarely that simple....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book. Great narration.

    • By Kody on 03-19-17

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Elfsong

    • Forgotten Realms: Songs & Swords, Book 2
    • By: Elaine Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    The bards of Waterdeep remember the past. Or do they? Even as they sing their ballads, a mysterious spell is changing their memories. Danilo Thann, Harper and would-be bard, sets out to uncover the mystery. In this quest, his closest companion is his deadliest enemy, the rogue elf Elaith Craulnober. At stake is not merely the future of Faern but also its past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bardic Knowledge

    • By HarmonicaJay on 09-28-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Silver Shadows

    • Forgotten Realms: Songs & Swords, Book 3
    • By: Elaine Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Arilyn Moonblade has always feared the elfshadow, the essence of her sword's magic. When she learns the terrible truth behind her inherited moonblade, she vows to find a way to escape her fate. What begins as a means to an end becomes a deeply personal commitment. Determined to succeed in her quest, Arilyn will risk all she holds dear.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Very Engaging

    • By Guy Generic on 01-22-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4

    • Thornhold

    • Forgotten Realms: Songs & Swords, Book 4
    • By: Elaine Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    All is not well in the City of Splendors. A new Zhentarim threat lurks in the shadows of Waterdeep. Roguish Harper Bronwyn is sent by Archmage Khelben Arunsun on a mission to meet her long-lost father and reclaim her bloodline's dangerous heritage. She uncovers a family secret that threatens to destroy not only Bronwyn, but the Harpers themselves!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Family can't live with them.

    • By Scott Olman on 07-12-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 5

    • The Dream Spheres

    • Forgotten Realms: Songs & Swords, Book 5
    • By: Elaine Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Welcome to Waterdeep: Here, everything imaginable is for sale. Even dreams can be purchased if one is willing to pay the price. So when the sale of dream spheres threatens the life of his newfound half-sister, Danilo Thann joins forces with Airlyn Moonblade to uncover the source of this deadly trade. Their search leads them into the dark heart of Waterdeep, and to personal secrets that could destroy them both.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Total Recall for Forgotten Realms!

    • By Guy Generic on 02-23-15

    Regular price: $24.95