National Book Award, Fiction, 2008Inspired by a near-mythic event on the wild Florida frontier at the turn of the 20th century, Shadow Country re-imagines the legend of the inspired Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E. J. Watson, who drives himself relentlessly toward his own violent end at the hands of neighbors who mostly admired him, in a killing that obsessed his favorite son. Shadow Country transverses strange landscapes inhabited by Americans of every provenance and color, including the black and Indian inheritors of archaic racism that ´´still casts its shadow over the nation.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anthony Heald. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/003004/bk_blak_003004_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The deep dark of Svartleheim, realm of the Black Elves: The Ivald monks called it a shortcut. They lied. For once you enter their tunnels, the Black Elves never let you leave. In this ninth volume of Glenn G. Thater’s Harbinger of Doom saga, Theta arrives at Jutenheim, hot on the heels of Korrgonn and the League of Shadows. Their fateful confrontation is fast approaching, if only they pass the Black Elf king and the ancient evils that lurk in his subterranean domain. But do the Black Elves serve the dark powers or the light? Audiobooks by Glenn G. Thater in the Harbinger of Doom Saga: Gateway to Nifleheim The Fallen Angle Knight Eternal Dwellers of the Deep Blood, Fire, and Thorn Gods of the Sword The Shambling Dead Master of the Dead Shadow of Doom Wizard´s Toll Drums of Doom Volume 12+ (Forthcoming) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki, Gabrielle De Cuir. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/115444/bk_acx0_115444_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Life in the shadows. It happens to all of us. We stand so close to a dominant personality that our reflection can hardly be noticed. Someone more famous. More skilled. More powerful. Sometimes they are people we hardly know. Sometimes they are members of our own family. Brazos Fortune has left a towering legacy. His son Todd now struggles to prove himself and find his own identity in the Shadow of Legends. Todd Fortune must follow his father as he takes over the family business with his wife, a fast-paced city girl who´s not willing to settle into a small town lifestyle. A tale of daily hardships and hard-earned victories, Todd struggles to prove himself a committed husband and a courageous frontiersman in the wake of his father´s legacy. Cross-country chases, deadly showdowns, and budding romances weave the story of this second powerful novel in the Fortunes of the Black Hills series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Sciarrio. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bimo/000607/bk_bimo_000607_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The deadly game continues.... Kidnapped, tortured, and used as bait, Forest´s life hangs in the balance as Copernicus moves forward to claim the throne. In the shadows, an army of slaves, waits to deal Regia´s new republic a killing blow. After the insurgent´s first strike, a wave of rage builds through the races. No one is ready to lay down and hand Copernicus what he wants. But time is running out for Syrus to save Forest and their baby. Turned into a drone, and weighed down with guilt, Redge tries to break free of the grasp of the insurgents. The only person who can help him is the woman of his past. Lives will be lost, reluctant heroes will rise, and past flames will be rekindled. Regia must rise against Copernicus, but on the horizon, an even darker shadow lengthens over the land. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Khristine Hvam. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/031090/bk_adbl_031090_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Death gathers in the shadow of the floating island. Conryu returns home after an eventful first year at school, eager for a quiet summer vacation with his best friends. Unfortunately, it is not to be. Just days after he arrives home, the Le Fay Society broadcasts its demands and his life is at the top of the list. Conryu soon finds himself on the run from the police, and the only way to save himself is to hunt down those threatening the city himself. Can Conryu and his friends defeat the cunning Lady Raven before she unleashes a horde of shadow beasts on the city? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Hempel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/011442/bk_tant_011442_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the snowy Canadian wilderness, a terrifying legend springs to life, sparking a series of gruesome crimes. Government agent Sean Laporte is sent to investigate and must contend with an obsessive, resourceful foe, a hostile environment, and an elusive search for the truth. He is soon pulled between worlds of myth and madness, a present haunted by the past, and a primitive world of mystery and power. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Philip Hoffman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/021464/bk_acx0_021464_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Seeking the Shadow was published in the anthology Blackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues. About this story, author Joseph R. Lallo says, ´´In the Book of Deacon´s setting, the Northern Alliance and its southern neighbor, Tressor, have been at war for generations. Almost since the war began an assassin has stalked the northern lands, quickly becoming a legend among the people for both its skill and its elusiveness. This story takes place between The Book of Deacon and its prequel, The Rise of the Red Shadow. It is the much-requested telling of how two of the most infamous figures in the setting first crossed paths.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karyn O´Bryant. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/023362/bk_adbl_023362_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From Evolved Publishing and D. Robert Pease, award-winning author of the Noah Zarc series and Dream Warriors, comes Shadow Swarm - an epic fantasy spanning millennia, set in a world full of magic and dark forces where creatures of legend come alive. Discover a new world: born to rule. Lived to heal. Died to save. Born again. Aberthol Nauile doesn´t know that he beheld the creation of the world, ravaged by a war of the gods, and began anew; or that he led legions in a war that had raged since the dawn of time; or that he once rode on a dragon with his father. All he knows is that he awoke in a coffin deep within a tomb, hearing voices in his head, and now the whole world thinks he is their savior. Winner: Mom´s Choice Awards - Gold Medal: Fantasy and Science Fiction 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Fria. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/149525/bk_acx0_149525_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The first book of the trilogy, Shadow of the Wolf, is set in Sherwood Forest in medieval England. In it, Tim Hall presents a Robin Hood more heroic and horrific than ever before: a 14-year-old blind, ruthless assassin and elemental creature of the forest, hell-bent on a mission to avenge his father´s death and the brutal abduction of his soul mate, Marian. It is a breathtakingly original - and utterly compelling - retelling of the Robin Hood legend. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Jameson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/011375/bk_adbl_011375_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.