The DemonWars Saga

10 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 1,856 ratings

The Demon Awakens Publisher's Summary

In The Demon Awakens, best-selling author R. A. Salvatore creates an astonishing new world for listeners to explore - and an intrepid hero to lead the way: Elbryan Wynden, who must confront the dark tides of destiny in his epic search for justice and peace....

A great evil has awakened in the land of Corona, a terrible demon determined to spread death and misery. His goblin armies and fearsome giants ravage the settlements of the frontier, and in the small village of Dundallis their merciless attack leaves behind two shattered orphans: Pony and her lifelong friend, the youth Elbryan. Taken in by elves, Elbryan is raised to become a formidable ranger - a fateful role that will lead him into harrowing confrontation.

Meanwhile, on a far-off island, a shower of gemstones will fall onto the black-sand shores. These heaven-sent stones carry within them an incredible power - the key to all that is good in the world and all that is evil, and it is up to one young monk to liberate them from the corrupt monastery that harvests them. Pray that they don't fall into the wrong clawed hands....

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  • Book 1

    • The Demon Awakens

    • Book I of the DemonWars Saga
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 25 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 567
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 537
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 533

    A great evil has awakened in the land of Corona, a terrible demon determined to spread death and misery. His goblin armies and fearsome giants ravage the settlements of the frontier, and in the small village of Dundallis their merciless attack leaves behind two shattered orphans: Pony and her lifelong friend, the youth Elbryan. Taken in by elves, Elbryan is raised to become a formidable ranger - a fateful role that will lead him into harrowing confrontation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A well written and expertly narrated fantasy

    • By Sailfish on 11-15-16

    Regular price: $34.94

  • Book 2

    • The Demon Spirit

    • Book II of the DemonWars Saga
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 23 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    Elbryan and Pony - soul mates from childhood who grew even closer over time - fervently hope that the tide of darkness is at last receding from the land of Corona. Yet if evil is on the retreat, why are hordes of goblins and bloody-capped powries slashing their way ever deeper into civilized lands? A sinister threat now looms over Corona, for the power of the demon dactyl was not entirely vanquished by the sacrifice of the monk, Avelyn Desbris.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book

    • By JKYates on 05-02-17

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  • Book 3

    • The Demon Apostle

    • Book III of the DemonWars Saga
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 22 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248

    With the demon dactyl and its foul minions defeated, the war-weary citizens of the kingdom of Honce-the-Bear wish only to begin rebuilding their broken lives. Yet the specter of civil war haunts the ravaged land - and a specter more fearsome still. For the demon, though defeated, was not destroyed. And now its vengeful spirit has found an unholy sanctuary. The elf-trained ranger Elbryan Wynden presses north to reclaim the savage Timberlands from retreating goblin hordes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ending lacking but still great.

    • By T Ginn on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $34.94

  • Book 4

    • Mortalis

    • A Novel of the DemonWars
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 23 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    The long struggle is over at last. The demon dactyl is no more, its dark sorceries shattered by the gemstone magic wielded by the woman known as Pony. But victory did not come easily. Many lives were lost, including Pony's lover, the elf-trained ranger Elbryan Wynden. Despite the dactyl's demise, the kingdom still seethes in the same cauldron of plots and machinations. But when a deadly sickness suddenly appears among the people of Corona, Pony must undertake a pilgrimage that will test her powers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!

    • By Winvayren on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $34.94

  • Book 5

    • Ascendance

    • Book I of the Second DemonWars Saga
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    Years have passed since the great miracle atop Mount Aida - a miracle known as the Covenant of Avelyn. Corona is a different place. Avelyn is about to be elevated to sainthood by the very church that once proclaimed him a heretic. And King Danube has asked Jilseponie Wyndon - the outlaw hero of the Demon War - to become his queen. Jilseponie is torn. She can never love any man as completely as she did the Ranger Elbryan, the father of the child she lost. But she cannot deny that she has feelings for the wise and kindly king.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazingly writing

    • By Jason on 05-22-18

    Regular price: $29.95

  • Book 6

    • Transcendence

    • Book II of the Second DemonWars Saga
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 23 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    It is the summer of 839. Brave and beautiful Brynn Dharielle sets out on a daring mission to free her beloved homeland from tyrannical rule. But she cannot imagine the depth of chaos, corruption, and betrayal that seethes amid a ruthless sect of warrior priests, led and manipulated by an evil chieftain who conceals a dark age-old secret. For Brynn and her trusted elven companion, the way to Behren turns into a fierce and illuminating voyage beneath the Belt-and-Buckle mountains.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book out of the Demon War Saga by far!

    • By Elijah Oliver on 07-24-18

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  • Book 7

    • Immortalis

    • Book III of the Second DemonWars Saga
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 26 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    In this extraordinary third and final work in the Second DemonWars Saga, R. A. Salvatore weaves a diverse tapestry of characters and events from all the novels of the DemonWars Saga into an epic, unforgettable conclusion. Casting his inimitable spell of the human and supernatural, love and war, faith and faithlessness, Salvatore's crowning work is centered on a dark young king driven by a quest to remake humankind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another powerful ending

    • By Anonymous User on 11-16-18

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  • Book 8

    • The Education of Brother Thaddius and Other Tales of DemonWars

    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 124

    "A Song For Sadye" offers new insights into the life of the bard, Sadye, who plays an important role in the second half of the DemonWars Saga. "The Education of Brother Thaddius" picks up the DemonWars story immediately following Immortalis, the last book of DemonWars, and opens to door for the next saga in the world of Corona.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lots of characters

    • By Chris on 02-03-15

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 9

    • Mather's Blood

    • A Tale of DemonWars
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    "Mather’s Blood" takes place before the start of the DemonWars Saga and tells of the ranger Mather Wyndon, uncle of Elbryan, a central figure in DemonWars.

    Regular price: $2.99

  • Book 10

    • A Song for Sadye

    • A Tale of DemonWars
    • By: R. A. Salvatore
    • Narrated by: Felicia Day
    • Length: 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    "A Song For Sadye" is a tale of the DemonWars, and offers new insights into the life of the bard, Sadye.

    Regular price: $2.99