The Legend of Vanx Malic

8 books in series
3.5 out of 5 stars 85 ratings

Through the Wildwood Publisher's Summary

A half-zythian bard named Vanx is in chains for bedding the Duchess of Highlake. The Duke wants him dead, but his wife secretly sends their daughter to buy his freedom from the slave markets. This is bad news, for bad things can happen to an ill-guarded caravan in the mountains. When the Duke's mercenaries attack to kill the adulterous prisoner all hell breaks loose. Now, the only way Vanx and the Princess of Highlake can escape the Duke and his men is to somehow make it through the Wildwood, a place that no one has ever returned from….

©2012 Michael Robb Mathias Jr. (P)2013 Michael Robb Mathias Jr.
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  • Book 1

    • Through the Wildwood

    • The Legend of Vanx Malic
    • By: M. R. Mathias
    • Narrated by: Gregory Silva
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    A half-zythian bard named Vanx is in chains for bedding the Duchess of Highlake. The Duke wants him dead, but his wife secretly sent their daughter to buy his freedom from the slave markets. This is bad news, for bad things can happen to an ill-guarded caravan in the mountains....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decent story, horrible narration.

    • By Duke Freed on 02-28-14

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Dragon Isle

    • The Legend of Vanx Malic
    • By: M. R. Mathias
    • Narrated by: Gregory Silva
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Vanx, Trevin, and Darbon, along with Prince Russet and the crew of the Sea Hawk, sail to Vanx's homeland to find an old friend who just might know the wyrm lore needed to make their quest to Dragon Isle seem survivable. Meanwhile Coll and Duke Martin have set their shadowy schemes in motion in Dyntalla where Quazar is keeping the princess from death with all he has. What will King Oakarm do about Duke Martin's treachery when he arrives?

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Saint Elm's Deep

    • The Legend of Vanx Malic, Book 3
    • By: M. R. Mathias
    • Narrated by: Gregory Silva
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    After finding a map on a grueling hunt, Vanx and his new companions decide to travel deep into the Bitterpeaks, where a fabled hoar witch's crystal palace supposedly sits hidden in a valley called Saint Elm's Deep.

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  • Book 4

    • That Frigid Fargin Witch

    • The Legend of Vanx Malic Series
    • By: M. R. Mathias
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bower
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The evil Hoar Witch and her forest full of malformed creatures await Vanx of the village Malic, and his curious group of companions as they try to save the fairy folk and their magical Heart Tree from the powerful old crone and her evil.

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  • Book 5

    • Trigon Daze

    • The Legend of Vanx Malic, Book 5
    • By: M. R. Mathias
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bower
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In a piece of the Mirror of Portent, Vanx Malic sees the forces of the mysterious Trigon destroying Parydon Isle. This strange new enemy, with ensorcelled fighters, dragon-riding wizards, and a nearly perfect battle plan, find little resistance in this future vision. After sending Gallarael to warn her brother, the Crown Prince of Parydon, about the invasion, Vanx sees the Trigon attacking his homeland, in the mirror. Deep inside he knows he has to go warn them.

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  • Book 6

    • Paragon Dracus: The Legend of Vanx Malic, Book Six

    • By: M. R. Mathias
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bower
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Vanx, his full blooded Zythian friend Zeezle Croyle, Gallarael, and Chelda Flar, set out for Dragon Isle, to hunt down the terrible force who calls himself Paragon Dracus, but they soon find they've underestimated its power.

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  • Book 7

    • The Far Side of Creation

    • The Legend of Vanx Malic, Book 7
    • By: M. R. Mathias
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bower
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    After seeing Gallareal killed and banishing the Paragon Dracus from the Heart Tree's side of the world, Vanx from the little Zythian village called Malic and his canine familiar, Sir Poopsalot, find themselves alone on the far side of creation. The rough, seemingly uninhabited, land might prove to be unlivable, even for one as skilled as our half-Zythian hero. But all Vanx wants to do is get he, and his dog, back to Saint Elm's Deep, where he can grieve over the loss of the first woman he'd ever let into his heart.

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  • Book 8

    • The Long Journey Home

    • The Legend of Vanx Malic, Book 8
    • By: M R Mathias
    • Narrated by: Jeff Bower
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Vanx Malic can't seem to avoid adventure. After following a crazy old wizard's map, to an island that no one else can see, Zeezle ends up on the edge of death. Will Vanx be able to save his closest friend? Will his goddess forgive him for losing his way? All Vanx wants to do is get home to his lover, to see if she will go on the quest his goddess has commanded of him. But first, he has to retrieve another magical gem, from Falriggin's dungeon, on Three Tower Island.

    Regular price: $14.95