A Knight of the Word : Word and the Void

  • by Terry Brooks
  • Narrated by Mark Deakins
  • Series: Word and the Void
  • 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A no-holds-barred battle between Good and Evil....
Eight centuries ago, the first Knight of the Word was commissioned to combat the demonic evil of the Void. Now that daunting legacy has passed to John Ross - along with powerful magic and the knowledge that his actions are all that stand between a living hell and humanity's future.
Then, after decades of service to the Word, an unspeakable act of violence shatters John Ross's weary faith. Haunted by guilt, he turns his back on his dread gift, settling down to build a normal life, untroubled by demons and nightmares.
But a fallen Knight makes a tempting prize for the Void, which could bend the Knight's magic to its own evil ends. And once the demons on Ross's trail track him to Seattle, neither he nor anyone close to him will be safe. His only hope is Nest Freemark, a college student who wields an extraordinary magic all her own. Five years earlier, Ross had aided Nest when the future of humanity rested upon her choice between Word and Void. Now Nest must return the favor. She must restore Ross's faith, or his life - and hers - will be forfeit....

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What the Critics Say

"[An] urban dark fantasy...Sharp and satisfying." (Publishers Weekly, starred review)
"Superior to anything being written in the genre...Terry Brooks is one of a handful of fantasy writers whose work consistently meets the highest literary standards." (Rocky Mountain News)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Scary how much this book relates to current events

Enjoyed the book immensely. The reader is clearly not a local, but reads well.
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- JustMe

Great second installment

love this series. Read it back in the day. The narrator takes some getting used to but does a great job none the less.
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- Jody D. Coates

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-07-2017
  • Publisher: Random House Audio