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Before They Are Hanged

Before They Are Hanged

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Steven Pacey Release Date: 01/09/2015

The second novel in the wildly popular First Law Trilogy from New York Times bestseller Joe Abercrombie. Superior Glokta has a problem. How do you defend a city surrounded by enemies and riddled with traitors, when your allies can by no means be trusted, and your predecessor vanished without a trace? It's enough to make a torturer want to run -- if he could even walk without a stick. Northmen have spilled over the border of Angland and are spreading fire and death across the frozen country. Crown Prince Ladisla is poised to drive them back and win undying glory. There is only one problem -- he commands the worst-armed, worst-trained, worst-led army in the world. And Bayaz, the First of the Magi, is leading a party of bold adventurers on a perilous mission through the ruins of the past. The most hated woman in the South, the most feared man in the North, and the most selfish boy in the Union make a strange alliance, but a deadly one. They might even stand a chance of saving mankind from the Eaters -- if they didn't hate each other quite so much. Ancient secrets will be uncovered. Bloody battles will be won and lost. Bitter enemies will be forgiven -- but not before they are hanged. First Law Trilogy The Blade Itself Before They Are Hanged Last Argument of Kings For more from Joe Abercrombie, check out: Novels in the First Law world Best Served Cold The Heroes Red Country

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Best Served Cold

Best Served Cold

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Steven Pacey Release Date: 01/11/2015

Springtime in Styria. And that means war. There have been nineteen years of blood. The ruthless Grand Duke Orso is locked in a vicious struggle with the squabbling League of Eight, and between them they have bled the land white. While armies march, heads roll and cities burn, and behind the scenes bankers, priests and older, darker powers play a deadly game to choose who will be king. War may be hell but for Monza Murcatto, the Snake of Talins, the most feared and famous mercenary in Duke Orso's employ, it's a damn good way of making money too. Her victories have made her popular - a shade too popular for her employer's taste. Betrayed, thrown down a mountain and left for dead, Murcatto's reward is a broken body and a burning hunger for vengeance. Whatever the cost, seven men must die. Her allies include Styria's least reliable drunkard, Styria's most treacherous poisoner, a mass-murderer obsessed with numbers and a Northman who just wants to do the right thing. Her enemies number the better half of the nation. And that's all before the most dangerous man in the world is dispatched to hunt her down and finish the job Duke Orso started... Springtime in Styria. And that means revenge. First Law Trilogy The Blade Itself Before They Are Hanged Last Argument of Kings Novels in the First Law world Best Served Cold The Heroes Red Country

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Half a King

Half a King

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: John Keating Release Date: 01/07/2014

Yarvi, second son of the feared King Uthrik and the ruthless Queen Laithlin of Gettland, was born with a useless hand, and cannot hold a shield, or make fast a knot, or pull an oar, or do any of the things expected from a man. Left an outcast, he' s surrendered his birthright and been given a woman' s place as apprentice to Mother Gundring, Gettland' s Minister, training to be an adviser, diplomat, healer and translator. But when his father and brother are murdered by Grom-gil-Gorm, King of neighboring Vansterland, Yarvi is forced to take the Black Chair and become king himself - or half a king, at least - swear an oath of vengeance against the killers of his father, and lead a raid against the Vanstermen. Betrayed, left for dead, and enslaved on a rotting trading galley, Yarvi will need all his Minister' s wit and cunning to escape, and all his diplomacy and knowledge to keep a rag-tag band of other slaves together on a month long trek across the frozen wastes of the utmost north. Among them are Sumael, the ship' s single-minded navigator, Rulf, an ex-raider, Jaud, an ex-baker, and Nothing, a mad old man with a mysterious past and an almost magical skill with a sword. And their owner, the brutal Captain Shadikshirram, will be dogging their heels at every step. Father Peace may be the patron god of Ministers, but to reclaim the Black Chair, Yarvi will have to strike a deal with Mother War, and once you' ve invited the mother of crows to be your guest, there can be no telling whose blood will be spilled.

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Half a King

Half a King

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Ben Elliot Release Date: 01/07/2014

A classic coming-of-age tale set in a vivid and richly-imagined world from Sunday Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie.'Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work' GEORGE R.R. MARTINPrince Yarvi has vowed to regain a throne he never wanted. But first he must survive cruelty, chains and the bitter waters of the Shattered Sea itself. And he must do it all with only one good hand.Born a weakling in the eyes of his father, Yarvi is alone in a world where a strong arm and a cold heart rule. He cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he must sharpen his mind to a deadly edge.Gathering a strange fellowship of the outcast and the lost, he finds they can do more to help him become the man he needs to be than any court of nobles could.But even with loyal friends at his side, Yarvi's path may end as it began - in twists, and traps and tragedy...

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Half A War

Half A War

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: John Keating Release Date: 01/07/2015

Princess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. She must conquer her fears and sharpen her wits to a lethal edge if she is to reclaim her birthright. Only half a war is fought with swords. The deep-cunning Father Yarvi has walked a long road from crippled slave to king’s minister. He has made allies of old foes and stitched together an uneasy peace. But now the ruthless Grandmother Wexen has raised the greatest army since the elves made war on God, and put Bright Yilling at its head – a man who worships no god but Death. Sometimes one must fight evil with evil. Some – like Thorn Bathu and the sword-bearer Raith – are born to fight, perhaps to die. Others – like Brand the smith and Koll the wood-carver – would rather stand in the light. But when Mother War spreads her iron wings, she may cast the whole Shattered Sea into darkness.

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Half a War

Half a War

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Ben Elliot Release Date: 01/07/2015

A classic coming-of-age tale set in a vivid and richly-imagined world from Sunday Times bestselling author Joe Abercrombie.'Joe Abercrombie is doing some terrific work' GEORGE R.R. MARTINWORDS ARE WEAPONSPrincess Skara has seen all she loved made blood and ashes. She is left with only words. But the right words can be as deadly as any blade. She must conquer her fears and sharpen her wits to a lethal edge if she is to reclaim her birthright.ONLY HALF A WAR IS FOUGHT WITH SWORDSThe deep-cunning Father Yarvi has walked a long road from crippled slave to king's minister. He has made allies of old foes and stitched together an uneasy peace. But now the ruthless Grandmother Wexen has raised the greatest army since the elves made war on God, and put Bright Yilling at its head - a man who worships only Death.SOMETIMES ONE MUST FIGHT EVIL WITH EVILSome - like Thorn Bathu and the sword-bearer Raith - are born to fight, perhaps to die. Others - like Brand the smith and Koll the wood-carver - would rather stand in the light. But when Mother War spreads her iron wings, she may cast the whole Shattered Sea into darkness . . .

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Half the World

Half the World

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: John Keating Release Date: 01/02/2015

Yarvi, second son of the feared King Uthrik and the ruthless Queen Laithlin of Gettland, was born with a useless hand, and cannot hold a shield, or make fast a knot, or pull an oar, or do any of the things expected from a man. Left an outcast, he' s surrendered his birthright and been given a woman' s place as apprentice to Mother Gundring, Gettland' s Minister, training to be an adviser, diplomat, healer and translator. But when his father and brother are murdered by Grom-gil-Gorm, King of neighboring Vansterland, Yarvi is forced to take the Black Chair and become king himself - or half a king, at least - swear an oath of vengeance against the killers of his father, and lead a raid against the Vanstermen. Betrayed, left for dead, and enslaved on a rotting trading galley, Yarvi will need all his Minister' s wit and cunning to escape, and all his diplomacy and knowledge to keep a rag-tag band of other slaves together on a month long trek across the frozen wastes of the utmost north. Among them are Sumael, the ship' s single-minded navigator, Rulf, an ex-raider, Jaud, an ex-baker, and Nothing, a mad old man with a mysterious past and an almost magical skill with a sword. And their owner, the brutal Captain Shadikshirram, will be dogging their heels at every step. Father Peace may be the patron god of Ministers, but to reclaim the Black Chair, Yarvi will have to strike a deal with Mother War, and once you' ve invited the mother of crows to be your guest, there can be no telling whose blood will be spilled.

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Half the World

Half the World

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Ben Elliot Release Date: 01/02/2015

'Grabbed me and refused to let go' George R.R. MartinSOMETIMES A GIRL IS TOUCHED BY MOTHER WARThorn lives to fight. But she has been named murderer by the very man who trained her to kill.SOMETIMES A GIRL BECOMES A WARRIORFate traps her in the schemes of Father Yarvi, sending her across half the world to seek allies against the ruthless High King.SOMETIMES A WARRIOR BECOMES A WEAPONBeside her is Brand, a young warrior who hates to kill. A failure in his eyes and hers, he has one chance at redemption.AND WEAPONS ARE MADE FOR ONE PURPOSEMust Thorn be a tool in other hands or can she carve her own path? Is there a place beyond legend for a woman with a blade?

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Last Argument of Kings

Last Argument of Kings

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Steven Pacey Release Date: 01/09/2015

The final novel in the First Law Trilogy by New York Times bestseller Joe Abercrombie. Logen Ninefingers might only have one more fight in him -- but it's going to be a big one. Battle rages across the North, the king of the Northmen still stands firm, and there's only one man who can stop him. His oldest friend, and his oldest enemy: it's time for the Bloody-Nine to come home. With too many masters and too little time, Superior Glokta is fighting a different kind of war. A secret struggle in which no one is safe, and no one can be trusted. As his days with a sword are far behind him, it's fortunate that he's deadly with his remaining weapons: blackmail, threats, and torture. Jezal dan Luthar has decided that winning glory is too painful an undertaking and turned his back on soldiering for a simple life with the woman he loves. But love can be painful too -- and glory has a nasty habit of creeping up on a man when he least expects it. The king of the Union lies on his deathbed, the peasants revolt, and the nobles scramble to steal his crown. No one believes that the shadow of war is about to fall across the heart of the Union. Only the First of the Magi can save the world, but there are risks. There is no risk more terrible, than to break the First Law... First Law Trilogy The Blade Itself Before They Are Hanged Last Argument of Kings For more from Joe Abercrombie, check out: Novels in the First Law world Best Served Cold The Heroes Red Country

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Media guerra (El mar Quebrado 3)

Media guerra (El mar Quebrado 3)

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Arturo López Release Date: 01/02/2019

Escucha el dramático desenlace de la apasionante trilogía de aventuras fantásticas para todos los públicos «El mar Quebrado» de Joe Abercrombie. «Una historia trepidante de traición y venganza que me atrapó desde el principio, y de la cual ya no he podido desengancharme.» George R.R. Martin «Como Juego de Tronos con un chute de adrenalina.» Daily Mail «Solo pueden conquistarse los miedos afrontándolos. Si los rehúyes, te conquistan ellos a ti.» La princesa Skara ha sido testigo de cómo todo lo que amaba se convertía en sangre y cenizas. Al ser la única superviviente de su derrotada dinastía, deberá vencer la aflicción y el terror, afilar la mente y luchar por Throvenlandia como reina. El padre Yarvi ha recorrido un largo camino y ha pasado de esclavotullido a poderoso clérigo. Ha conseguido que sus antiguos enemigos se vuelvan sus aliados y ha logrado la paz, aunque inestable. Pero ahora la abuela Wexen ha levantado el mayor ejército que se ha visto desde que los elfos se enfrentaron a Dios. Todos se preparan para la batalla que se está gestando; entre ellos Raith, el portador de la espada de Grom-gil-Gorm. Para él, la presencia de Skara es como un bálsamo para sus heridas. Y Skara, a su vez, detecta sorprendida que la sonrisa de Raith es como una llama capaz de caldear la noche más gélida. Algunos han nacido para luchar, quizá para morir. Otros prefieren vivir en la luz. Pero cuando la Madre Guerra extiende sus alas, amenaza con sumir todo el mar Quebrado en la oscuridad más profunda. Media guerra es la entrega final de la trilogía «El mar Quebrado», que arrancó con Medio rey y siguió con Medio mundo. Ambas novelas se colocaron en el top ten de The Sunday Times cuando se publicaron en inglés. Si bien Abercrombie ya lleva vendidos más de dos millones de ejemplares de sus libros en todo el mundo, traducidos a 26 idiomas, con esta nueva saga ha afianzado su éxito entre la crítica y los lectores, y se ha confirmado como un autor de best sellers para todos los públicos. No te pierdas ahora su magnífica versión para escuchar. Las mejores novelas de fantasía disponibles en formato audiolibro. Reseñas: «En el género fantástico, Abercrombie es único.» The Guardian «Espléndido... Abercrombie tiene un don para crear personajes con dramatismo e ingenio.» Publishers Weekly «Una excelente lectura, muy adictiva, llena de drama y brío.» New York Daily News «Fantasía para todas las edades y todos los momentos, siempre y cuando estés emocionalmente preparado paraque te arranquen el corazón. Porque, a pesar de los títulos de sus novelas, Joe Abercrombie no es un autor de medias tintas.» Tor.com «Inteligente, emocionante e inesperado.» SFF World

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Medio mundo (El mar Quebrado 2)

Medio mundo (El mar Quebrado 2)

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Arturo López Release Date: 01/12/2018

Escucha ahora Medio mundo, la segunda entrega de la trepidante saga de aventuras «El mar Quebrado» de Joe Abercrombie. «El momento en el que pares, será el momento en el que mueras.» Espina Bathu es una de las pocas chicas de Gettlandia que ha recibido el don de la Madre Guerra. Desesperada por vengar la muerte de su padre, vive para la lucha. Pero tras un trágico accidente en el cuadrado de entrenamiento, su propio instructor la tacha de asesina y se convierte en una proscrita. Zafándose del destino, la joven queda atrapada en una conspiración cuando se embarca en la nave del padre Yarvi, un clérigo tremendamente astuto. Junto con el resto de la tripulación, Espina surcará medio mundo en busca de aliados para luchar contra el despiadado Alto Rey, y aprenderá lecciones muy duras a base de engaños y sangre. La acompaña en este viaje el joven Brand, un guerrero que odia matar. Aunque en una sociedad tan bélica como esta se le considera un fracasado, el periplo por el mar Quebrado le ofrecerá una oportunidad inesperada para redimirse a los ojos de todos. Las mejores novelas de fantasía disponibles en formato audiolibro. La crítica ha dicho... «En el género fantástico, Abercrombie es único.» The Guardian «Espléndido... Abercrombie tiene un don para crear personajes con dramatismo e ingenio... Esta trepidante historia engancha a los lectores y prepara lo que promete ser un enfrentamiento final explosivo.» Publishers Weekly Los blogueros opinan: «Si ya leísteis Medio rey, no creo que haga falta que os diga que sigáis con Medio mundo, pero si teníais alguna duda, olvidadla. Corred a por él.» Fantífica « Medio mundo es un libro realmente intenso, al igual que su antecesor, lleno de aventuras y acción, con unos personajes inolvidables y muy bien caracterizados, giros totalmente inesperados y muy bien pensados y un mundo magistralmente creado por el maravilloso Abercrombie, un gran maestro del grimdark del que, sin duda, me declaro fan incondicional.» Blog El rincón de Arya «El escritor inglés vuelve a regalarnos sus magníficas escenas de acción, con combates y duelos narrados con la habilidad que le caracterizan, y como siempre reservándose algún as en la manga para sorpresa y deleite del lector.» Blog El caballero del árbol sonriente «Apasionante, adictiva y con giros que rompen predecible devenir de la historia, Medio Mundo es sin duda una de las mejores lecturas de 2015, equilibrada y bien escrita que arroja una oscura sombra sobre cualquier otro título juvenil de fantasía.» Blog La biblioteca de Atenea

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Medio rey (El mar Quebrado 1)

Medio rey (El mar Quebrado 1)

Author: Joe Abercrombie Narrator: Arturo López Release Date: 01/12/2018

Escucha ahora el adictivo inicio de la nueva y emocionante trilogía «El mar Quebrado» de Joe Abercrombie, joven promesa de la literatura fantástica. «Una historia trepidante de traición y venganza [#] de la cual ya no he podido desengancharme.» George R.R. Martin «Este es mi libro favorito de Abercrombie.» Patrick Rothfuss Yarvi, el hijo menor del rey, nació con una malformación en una mano que ha llevado a todo el mundo, incluso a su propio padre, a considerarlo «medio hombre». Por eso, en lugar de formarse como guerrero, al igual que el resto de varones de su estirpe, se ha dedicado a estudiar para convertirse en uno de los clérigos del reino. Sin embargo, en la víspera de la última prueba para ingresar en esta poderosa orden de sabios, a Yarvi le llega la noticia de que su padre y su hermano han sido asesinados. Él es el nuevo rey. Pero tras una terrible traición a manos de sus seres queridos, Yarvi se encontrará solo en un mundo regido por la fuerza física y los corazones fríos. Incapaz de llevar armadura o de levantar un hacha, deberá afilar y agudizar su mente. Cuando se juntan a su alrededor una extraña hermandad de almas perdidas, descubrirá que esos compañeros inesperados tal vez puedan ayudarle a convertirse en el hombre que quiere ser. «Juré vengarme de los asesinos de mi padre. Seré medio hombre, pero pronuncié un juramento entero.» Grandes autores han dicho... «Con increíbles giros y una trama repleta de diversión, Medio rey es, definitivamente, una gran aventura.» Rick Riordan «Medio rey es un logro extraordinario, emocionante, fascinante e implacable. La acción es frenética; los personajes, afilados como las espadas que blanden, y el humor, mordaz.» Derek Landy, autor de Detective esqueleto La prensa comenta... «Trepidante, descarnado y violento.» The Guardian «La prosa estelar de Abercrombie, así como sus inteligentes giros argumentales, gustarán tanto al público adulto como a los lectores jóvenes.» Publishers Weekly «Abercrombie sabe relacionar de forma magnífica las motivaciones de sus personajes con los temas más actuales.» The Washington Post Y los blogueros opinan... «Hay drogas duras menos adictivas. Y menos placenteras.» Fantifica «Posiblemente lo que más me haya gustado del libro es que recuerda a esos con los que muchos comenzamos a sentir amor tanto por la lectura como por este género. Esos en los que un grupo de compañeros debe emprender una aventura, ya sea para luchar contra el mal o por su propia supervivencia, y donde surgen alianzas de esas que brotan del interior de cada hombre y de cada mujer.» Blog Espada en la tinta «Para aquellos que no conozcan a Joe Abercrombie, Medio Rey es perfecta para conocerlo e ir subiendo el volumen con sus obras más 'adultas' publicadas en España. Para esos otros para los que el autor, es un clásico de cabecera, ¡ojo!, porque vais a descubrir una faceta nueva suya, que quizás os rechine y os remueva la bilis, así que borrad la caché, fuera ideas preconcebidas, porque merece la pena.» Blog Fantasy Mundo

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