Unicorn Chronicles

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 399 ratings

Into the Land of the Unicorns Publisher's Summary

On a snowy night, Cara and her grandmother are pursued into St. Christopher's church by an unknown man. Clutching her grandmother's mysterious amulet, and following the old woman's instructions, Cara escapes their pursuer and falls into Luster, the world of the unicorns. Attacked by a monstrous little creature called a "delver," Cara is rescued by a shambling, manlike beast known only as "the Dimblethum".

Soon Cara has also met a rebellious young unicorn named Lightfoot, and a ridiculous little creature called "the Squijum." With their help, Cara embarks on a journey across Luster to deliver a message from her grandmother to the queen of the unicorns. But to survive the trip, Cara must come face to face with her greatest hope, and her greatest fear.

©1994 Bruce Coville (P)2009 Full Cast Audio
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  • Book 1

    • Into the Land of the Unicorns

    • The Unicorn Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Bruce Coville
    • Narrated by: Bruce Coville
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    On a snowy night, Cara and her grandmother are pursued into St. Christopher's church by an unknown man. Clutching her grandmother's mysterious amulet, and following the old woman's instructions, Cara escapes their pursuer and falls into Luster, the world of the unicorns.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Full Cast recording is amazing

    • By Maelana on 01-06-15

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 2

    • Song of the Wanderer

    • By: Bruce Coville
    • Narrated by: Bruce Coville, Full Cast Family
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Luster, the world where the unicorns fled to escape the Hunters who have sworn to wipe them out, has dangers of its own - as Cara discovers when she attempts to cross that world in a desperate effort to rescue her grandmother. Each stage of Cara's journey brings new peril, wondrous new characters, and new clues to the mystery of her grandmother's past. And through it all threads the haunting melody of the "Song of the Wanderer."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • fun story, but second in series

    • By Dan on 10-29-03

    Regular price: $25.95

  • Book 3

    • Dark Whispers

    • Unicorn Chronicles, Book 3
    • By: Bruce Coville
    • Narrated by: Bruce Coville
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 53

    In the third volume of the Unicorn Chronicles, Cara Diana Hunter journeys to the Valley of the Centaurs in search of a mysterious lost story that could hold the key to the survival of the unicorns.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good book!

    • By Brittany Johnston on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $20.29

  • Book 4

    • The Last Hunt

    • The Unicorn Chronicles, Book 4
    • By: Bruce Coville
    • Narrated by: Bruce Coville
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    In the center of Luster towers an enormous tree that is the Heart of the World. Now the tree is wounded, pierced by a tunnel that connects it to Earth. Through that tunnel strides Beloved, the ancient enemy of the unicorns, followed by an army of Hunters eager to destroy every last unicorn. At the center of this great struggle is the human girl, Cara Diana Hunter, who sets out with her friend, the gryphon Medafil, to ask a dragon to aid the unicorns.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprising Conclusion

    • By Gina Marstan on 09-24-16

    Regular price: $59.50