The Red Sword Trilogy
Books in series3
UNABRIDGED
(4.0 based on 39 ratings)
  • 1
    The Red Sword: The Red Sword Trilogy, Book 1 | Michael Wallace

    The Red Sword: The Red Sword Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Michael Wallace
    • Narrated By Rosemary Benson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (23)
    Story
    (23)

    Markal, an apprentice wizard, is thrust unexpectedly to the head of his order when his master is decapitated by a gray-skinned assassin. The order's walled gardens have the power to restore their dead master to life, but only if the apprentices can protect his body long enough for their sanctuary to work its magic. When a barbarian warrior named Bronwyn invades the gardens wielding a soul-binding sword and accuses the order of harboring a powerful sorcerer, Markal thinks she is another assassin come to finish the job.

    Enjoyable but Lacks Depth

    The Red Sword is a well rounded Fantasy Adventure story with likable characters, exciting action, and nefarious plots. However, good or bad, it is si..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 03 2017 by Scott (oconomowoc, WI, United States)
  • 2
    The Black Shield | Michael Wallace

    The Black Shield

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Michael Wallace
    • Narrated By Rosemary Benson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    After the death of the paladin captain and the defeat of the sorcerer's attack, apprentice wizards Markal and Nathaliey flee their homeland with the red sword in the hopes of carrying it to safety in the barbarian homelands. They must cross the mountains ahead of the sorcerer's marauders while avoiding the giants and griffins that infest the high passes. But before they can cross, the two companions are taken prisoner by a band of paladins who are convinced that Markal and Nathaliey are lying about their captain's death.

    It's As Strong As The First Book!

    This is book two in the Red Sword trilogy, if you haven't read book one I'd recommend reading it first. This review will contain spoilers for the fir..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 17 2017 by HeatherY (San Diego)
  • 3
    The Emerald Crown | Michael Wallace

    The Emerald Crown

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Michael Wallace
    • Narrated By Rosemary Benson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (5)

    When Nathaliey, a young wizard, is taken prisoner by marauders trying to break her will and force her to join the sorcerer's acolytes, the last help she expects is from the griffin riders who have harassed her and her companions through the mountains. But when their chief rescues Nathaliey from an enemy-held castle, the griffin riders join a temporary alliance of wizards and paladins to push back the sorcerer's invasion.

    The Final Conflagration

    In this final book in The Red Sword Trilogy, each member of the Order of the Crimson Path is resisting King Toth's attempt to rule. Chantmer and Memn..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 05 2017 by HeatherY (San Diego)