Keepers of the Hidden Ways

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 47 ratings

The Fire Duke Publisher's Summary

When strange wolf-like creatures kidnap his girlfriend and his mother, Torrie and his friend Ian Silverstein join Torrie’s father, Thorsen, and the mysterious "Uncle Hosea" on a rescue mission via a passageway to the exotic world from which Hosea and Thorsen had fled two decades earlier. Once entering the world of The Hidden Ways, they must battle gods, monsters and men, including the sinister Fire Duke, who seeks ultimate power and control of magical gems that can destroy the universe.

Intrigue, swordplay and courage all loom large in this first novel of The Keeper of the Hidden Ways trilogy by best-selling author Joel Rosenberg, called by Mike Resnick "a major star in the fantasy firmament".

©1995 Joel Rosenberg (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Fire Duke

    • Keepers of the Hidden Ways, Book 1
    • By: Joel Rosenberg
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    When strange wolf-like creatures kidnap his girlfriend and his mother, Torrie and his friend Ian Silverstein join Torrie’s father, Thorsen, and the mysterious "Uncle Hosea" on a rescue mission via a passageway to the exotic world from which Hosea and Thorsen had fled two decades earlier. Once entering the world of The Hidden Ways, they must battle gods, monsters and men, including the sinister Fire Duke, who seeks ultimate power and control of magical gems that can destroy the universe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Stephen C. Greeley on 09-05-16

    Regular price: $24.25

  • Book 2

    • The Silver Stone

    • Keepers of the Hidden Ways, Book 2
    • By: Joel Rosenberg
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    In a place of lethal politics, three friends became entangled in the sinister intrigues of noble houses.

    Amid the whispers of doomsday prophecies, young Ian Silverstein's swordsmanship and mettle were tested and judged most worthy. Now the young duelist is being summoned again from Hardwood, North Dakota, back into this strange and perilous universe… To serve as peacemaker in a time of impending war…To carry a legend's spear and a warning…To save a future…and the life of an ailing god.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful story

    • By Stephen C. Greeley on 10-10-16

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • The Crimson Sky

    • Keepers of the Hidden Ways, Book 3
    • By: Joel Rosenberg
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Ian Silverstein returns to the magical land of the Hidden Ways in search of some of the "Brisingamen" gems that can shape or destroy the universe - and to keep them out of the hands of the likes of the trickster god Loki. Many surprises ensue, and Ian must make some tough choices and survive the deadly intrigues of the powerful lords in Tir Na Nog. Sorcery and swordplay as well as psychological depth are present in this series that Booklist called an "excellent and intelligent fantasy adventure".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By Stephen C. Greeley on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $22.46