Legends of Dimmingwood

7 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 505 ratings

Magic of Thieves Publisher's Summary

In a province where magic is forbidden and its possessors are murdered by the magickless, young Ilan has only one hope for survival. Concealment. In the shadow of Dimmingwood, she finds temporary protection among a band of forest brigands led by the infamous outlaw Rideon the Red Hand. But when old enemies reappear and new friendships lead to betrayal, will Ilan's magic and the power of her enchanted bow be enough to save her?

©2013 C. Greenwood (P)2013 C. Greenwood
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  • Book 1

    • Magic of Thieves

    • Legends of Dimmingwood, Book 1
    • By: C. Greenwood
    • Narrated by: Ashley Arnold
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 184

    In a province where magic is forbidden and its possessors are murdered by the magickless, young Ilan has only one hope for survival. Concealment. In the shadow of Dimmingwood, she finds temporary protection among a band of forest brigands led by the infamous outlaw Rideon the Red Hand. Will lan's magic and the power of her enchanted bow be enough to save her?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor narrator, maybe good story

    • By Brian on 06-11-15

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 2

    • Betrayal of Thieves

    • Legends of Dimmingwood, Volume 2
    • By: C. Greenwood
    • Narrated by: Ashley Arnold
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    Ilan has narrowly escaped her last encounter with the soldiers of the evil Praetor but many of her outlaw friends have not been so fortunate. When her closest companion is dragged off to Selbius for execution, Ilan has no choice but to defy the captain of the forest brigands and journey to the stronghold of her enemies.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Why is this a separate book?

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-27-13

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 3

    • Circle of Thieves

    • Legends of Dimmingwood (Volume 3)
    • By: C. Greenwood
    • Narrated by: Ashley Arnold
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    In the wake of a painful betrayal, Ilan abandons her friends among the river people to return to the peace of shadowy Dimmingwood. But things in the forest are not as she left them. A deadly new enemy is attacking the local villagers, threatening the very existence of the forest outlaws. When Ilan mounts a rebellion against Rideon the Red Hand, the brigand camp is divided between those loyal to their old captain and those prepared to follow Ilan in a war against the mysterious magical raiders.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, but...

    • By laura oestel on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 1-3

    • Legends of Dimmingwood Series: Books 1-3

    • By: C. Greenwood
    • Narrated by: Ashley Arnold
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In a province where magic is forbidden and its possessors are murdered by the cruel Praetor, young Ilan, born with the powerful gift of her ancestors, has only one hope for survival: concealment. In the shadow of Dimmingwood, she finds temporary protection with a band of forest brigands led by the infamous outlaw Rideon the Red Hand.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration; however, the story is great.

    • By SithGoddess on 02-07-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4

    • Redemption of Thieves

    • Legends of Dimmingwood, Volume 4
    • By: C. Greenwood
    • Narrated by: Ashley Arnold
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Compelled to join forces with her life-long enemy, the Praetor, Ilan sets out to defend her friends in Dimmingwood from the murderous raiders across the border. But when Ilan, Terrac, and the Fists in their command enter Skeltai territory through a magic portal, they find themselves in more danger than they bargained for. Their only hope of returning home alive may lie in sacrificing the thing Ilan values most - her enchanted bow.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed these greatly although short books

    • By Luelala on 05-05-16

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 5

    • Journey of Thieves

    • Legends of Dimmingwood, Volume 5
    • By: C. Greenwood
    • Narrated by: Ashley Arnold
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Upon leaving Dimmingwood, Ilan thinks she has finally escaped the influence of her old enemy, the Praetor. But the secrets of her past catch up to her when she and her friends are trailed across the provinces by a mysterious assassin with a haunting connection to her childhood.

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 6

    • Rule of Thieves

    • Legends of Dimmingwood, Volume 6
    • By: C. Greenwood
    • Narrated by: Ashley Arnold
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Returning home, Ilan finds nothing is as she left it. After a year of peace, Skeltai raiders are once again threatening the province, even as the Dimmingwood thieves find themselves betrayed by the praetor. From within the castle in Selbius, Ilan must guard against an unknown enemy plotting her assassination, while uncovering a mage's secret that could help her protect the province. When old friends turn against her, will a new alliance prove powerful enough to defend against the dark magic of the enemy?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ending is Better

    • By D. Dedeaux on 07-20-16

    Regular price: $19.95