The Queen's Thief

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 1,398 ratings

The Thief Publisher's Summary

Discover the world of the Queen's Thief

New York Times best-selling author Megan Whalen Turner's entrancing and award-winning Queen's Thief novels bring to life the world of the epics and feature one of the most charismatic and incorrigible characters of fiction, Eugenides the thief. Megan Whalen Turner's Queen's Thief novels are rich with political machinations and intrigue, battles lost and won, dangerous journeys, divine intervention, power, passion, revenge, and deception. Perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo, Marie Lu, Patrick Rothfuss, and George R. R. Martin.

Eugenides, the queen's thief, can steal anything - or so he says. When his boasting lands him in prison and the king's magus invites him on a quest to steal a legendary object, he's in no position to refuse. The magus thinks he has the right tool for the job, but Gen has plans of his own. The Queen's Thief novels have been praised by writers, critics, reviewers, and fans, and have been honored with glowing reviews, "best of" citations, and numerous awards, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Newbery Honor, the Andre Norton Award shortlist, and the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award. Discover and rediscover the stand-alone companions, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, and A Conspiracy of Kings, all epic novels set in the world of the Queen's Thief.

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  • Book 1

    • The Thief

    • By: Megan Whalen Turner
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 487
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 455
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 460

    Eugenides, the queen's thief, can steal anything - or so he says. When his boasting lands him in prison and the king's magus invites him on a quest to steal a legendary object, he's in no position to refuse. The magus thinks he has the right tool for the job, but Gen has plans of his own.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator is wrong choice

    • By Katie on 09-09-17

    Regular price: $25.09

  • Book 2

    • The Queen of Attolia

    • By: Megan Whalen Turner
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255

    The brilliant thief Eugenides has visited the Queen of Attolia's palace one too many times, leaving small tokens and then departing unseen. When his final excursion does not go as planned, he is captured by the ruthless queen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfectly crafted story, flawless performance

    • By Heather on 06-19-17

    Regular price: $28.51

  • Book 3

    • The King of Attolia

    • By: Megan Whalen Turner
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 232

    Eugenides, no stranger to desperate circumstances, has gotten himself into difficulties he can't get out of. Used to being treated with a certain measure of wariness, if not respect, he suffers the pranks, insults, and intrigue of the Attolian court with dwindling patience. As usual, nothing is as it appears when he rescues a hot-headed young soldier in the Palace Guard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • By far my favourite book in a long time.

    • By Raquel S on 06-05-17

    Regular price: $28.51

  • Book 4

    • A Conspiracy of Kings

    • By: Megan Whalen Turner
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    After an attempted assassination and kidnapping, Sophos, heir to the throne of Sounis, disappears. Those who care for him - including the thief Eugenides and the queen of Eddis - are left to wonder if he is alive and if they will ever see him again.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A Conspiracy of Kings

    • By Michelle on 08-12-18

    Regular price: $25.09

  • Book 5

    • Thick as Thieves

    • By: Megan Whalen Turner
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    Kamet, a secretary and slave to his Mede master, has the ambition and the means to become one of the most powerful people in the Empire. But with a whispered warning the future he envisioned is wrenched away, and he is forced onto a very different path. Set in the world of the Queen's Thief, this epic adventure sees an ordinary hero take on an extraordinary mission.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worthy addition to Attolia series

    • By HEK on 06-19-17

    Regular price: $28.51