Chronicles of Josan

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

The First Betrayal Publisher's Summary

Sometimes the magic inside us isn't meant to be discovered....

Orphan, exile, priest, Josan has been posted to a lighthouse on the farthest edge of the kingdom. As a member of the collegium, he once dreamed of making a real contribution to the Learned Brethren, but those dreams died after a mysterious fever shattered him, body and mind. At least that's the story he's been told to explain a past he can't remember. But that past has returned... with a vengeance.

When Lady Ysobel Flordelis is shipwrecked on Josan's island, this sets in motion an explosive destiny. The Seddonian trade liaison is traveling to Ikaria on official business, but her secret purpose is to revive the revolution brutally crushed years before. Neither Ysobel nor Josan can foresee the significance of their brief meeting. But as Ysobel navigates the elaborate court intrigues in Ikaria, Josan will be forced to leave his island exile and embark on a treacherous journey to unlock the secrets that bind his past - an act that could lead him to glory... or doom.

©2006 Patricia Bray (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The First Betrayal

    • Chronicles of Josan, Book 1
    • By: Patricia Bray
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Orphan, exile, priest, Josan has been posted to a lighthouse on the farthest edge of the kingdom. When Lady Ysobel Flordelis is shipwrecked on Josan's island, this sets in motion an explosive destiny. Neither Ysobel nor Josan can foresee the significance of their brief meeting. But as Ysobel navigates the elaborate court intrigues in Ikaria, Josan will be forced to leave his island exile and embark on a treacherous journey to unlock the secrets that bind his past - an act that could lead him to glory... or doom.

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • The Sea Change

    • Chronicles of Josan, Book 2
    • By: Patricia Bray
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    After years of exile, shattered dreams, and confusion, Josan has finally discovered he is not the simple monk he appeared to be. Nor is he the victim of a mysterious fever, as he was led to believe. Instead his soul had been magically shifted into the body of the condemned Prince Lucius, leader of a failed rebellion against the rightful monarchs of the kingdom of Ikaria. And though Josan is the dominant personality in that body, the remnants of Lucius’s mind grow stronger each day.

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • The Final Sacrifice

    • Chronicles of Josan, Book 3
    • By: Patricia Bray
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It was a fate Josan once considered preferable to death. Cast by dark sorcery into the body of Emperor Lucius of Ikaria, the scholar-monk struggled to make peace with a mind that regarded him as a hostile intruder. But now, as simmering rivalries threaten to plunge the kingdom into a bloody civil war, Josan is faced with the most difficult choice of all. For the uneasy truce between him and Lucius is unraveling in a form of madness that is destroying the body they share. There’s only one hope for a cure.

    Regular price: $24.95