The Empire Trilogy

6 books in series
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Daughter of the Empire Publisher's Summary

Book one in the magnificent Empire Trilogy by best-selling authors Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts.

Enter the mysterious and exotic world of Kelewan.… Mara, the youngest child of the ancient and noble Acoma family, is about to take her pledge of servitude to the goddess Lashima when the ceremony is disrupted by news of her father and brother's deaths in battle.

Despite her grief, as the only surviving member of her house, Mara must now take up the mantles of Ruling Lady. But she soon discovers betrayal at the heart of her family's loss, and the Acoma's enemies have brought her house to the brink of utter destruction.

Mara, an inexperienced political player, must draw on all her wit, intelligence, and cunning to navigate the ruthless Game of the Council, regain the honour of House Acoma and secure the future of her family. But with assassins waiting around every corner, it might take everything Mara has simply to survive.

Daughter of the Empire is the magnificent first book in The Empire Trilogy by Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts.

©1987 Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Daughter of the Empire

    • By: Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Enter the mysterious and exotic world of Kelewan.… Mara, the youngest child of the ancient and noble Acoma family, is about to take her pledge of servitude to the goddess Lashima when the ceremony is disrupted by news of her father and brother's deaths in battle. Despite her grief, as the only surviving member of her house, Mara must now take up the mantles of Ruling Lady. But she soon discovers betrayal at the heart of her family's loss, and the Acoma's enemies have brought her house to the brink of utter destruction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Raymond E Feist, always a brilliant story.

    • By Anonymous User on 05-18-18

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Daughter of the Empire

    • Riftwar Cycle: The Empire Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 19 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 298
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 274

    Magic and murder engulf the realm of Kelewan. Fierce warlords ignite a bitter blood feud to enslave the empire of Tsuranuanni. While in the opulent Imperial courts, assassins and spy-master plot cunning and devious intrigues against the rightful heir. Now Mara, a young, untested Ruling lady, is called upon to lead her people in a heroic struggle for survival. But first she must rally an army of rebel warriors, form a pact with the alien cho-ja, and marry the son of a hated enemy. Only then can Mara face her most dangerous foe of all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narration brings an old favorite to life

    • By Allison on 12-05-17

    Regular price: $42.00

  • Book 2

    • Servant of the Empire

    • By: Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 30 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    Nobody knows how to play the Game of the Council better than Mara of the Acoma. Through bloody political manoeuvring she has become a powerful force within the Empire; but surrounded by deadly rivals, Mara has to be the best simply to stay alive. But Lady Mara must contend with battles on two fronts: in the hotbed of intrigue and treachery that is the court of Tsurani; and in her heart, where her affection for a barbarian slave from the enemy world of Midkemia leads her to question the principles by which she lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Many twists. Great story well narrated

    • By Lynette on 12-27-17

    Regular price: $28.77

    • Servant of the Empire

    • Riftwar Cycle: The Empire Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 30 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 207

    "A sweeping drama unveiling a tale of love, hate and sacrifice against the panorama of an alien yet familiar society." ( Publishers Weekly)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best story ever

    • By G on 12-23-17

    Regular price: $42.00

  • Book 3

    • Mistress of the Empire

    • By: Janny Wurts, Raymond E. Feist
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 32 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    Book three in the magnificent Empire Trilogy by bestselling authors Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts. Welcome to the final play of the game. Now revered as the Servant of the Empire, Mara of the Acoma is in more danger than ever before. Not only does she face threats from the brotherhood of assassins and the cunning spies of rival ruling houses, but she has attracted the attention of the awesome Assembly of Magicians, who see her as a threat to their power.

    Regular price: $28.77

    • Mistress of the Empire

    • Riftwar Cycle: The Empire Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Raymond E. Feist, Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 32 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 161

    Besieged by spies and rival houses, stalked by a secret and merciless brotherhood of assassins, the brilliant Lady Mara of the Acoma faces the most deadly challenge she has ever known. The fearsome Black Robes see Mara as the ultimate threat to their ancient power. In search of allies who will join her against them, Mara must travel beyond civilization's borders and even into the hives of the alien cho-ja. As those near and dear to her fall victim to many enemies, Mara cries out for vengeance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By bradley joseph godinez on 07-19-18

    Regular price: $42.00