A Whisper in the Shadows

  • by Tom Fallwell
  • Narrated by Douglas Pullar
  • 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Baric is one of the famous Rangers of Laerean, a group dedicated to protecting the people of the Lands of Hir. Assigned to a task with a beautiful and exotic Vaar'da assassin called Whisper, Baric promises to help her solve the mystery of her recurring nightmares that are eating away at her soul and filling her heart with fear and despair. The quest becomes more complicated when those nightmares lead them to an artifact of unbelievable power that threatens the entire world they live in. The quest soon becomes a dangerous mission for the renowned Rangers as a small group undertake a mission into an area of Hir that men do not travel, where monsters roam and thrive. They must delve deep into the bowels of an active volcano, Mount Scorch, to stop the impending disaster that looms before them. Into the very heart of the territory ruled by the demonic Manenase. The fate of their world depends upon the courage and skills of the group of Rangers and their Vaar'da companion. Can they survive the quest and stop the impending devastation? They must solve the mystery of...A Whisper in the Shadows.

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Reads like a classic

Where does A Whisper in the Shadows rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

A great adventure that reads like a classic. Interesting characters!


What was one of the most memorable moments of A Whisper in the Shadows?

The fight scenes


Have you listened to any of Douglas Pullar’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

no


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Too long for one sitting, but I loved it little by little


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- Amazon Customer

Highly recommended well-told fantasy!

Who was your favorite character and why?

I loved Baric and Whisper.


Which scene was your favorite?

The battles scenes were fantastic.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

YES


Any additional comments?

A Whisper in the Shadows by Tom Fallwell was an immense pleasure to read. As a long-time Epic Fantasy fan, I was immediately intrigued by the blurb and impressed by the cover.

This action-packed novel begins with a meeting with the Rangers of Laerean and an extremely alluring Vaar’da woman named Whisper (Raimerestha). Although the Vaar’da are described as arrogant and even elitist (and not too fond of humans), the rangers agree to a meeting and ask for possible volunteers (Baric) to aid the Vaar’da.

Baric is immediately captivated by Whispers’ beauty, exoticness, and nickname. In fact, after learning first hand how that nickname was earned, he decided to aid her in this quest…an enigmatic quest that was deceitfully represented, delineated in mistrust, and inundated with dangers—both physical and supernatural.

A Whisper in the Shadows will titillate every fantasy fans’ senses with numerous epic battles, magical elements, awesome creatures, new species, shadow walking, and shadow beasts. However, author Tom Fallwell has managed to integrate meaningful, ethical lessons in a manner that flows with the plot, resting beneath the layers of a magnificently crafted story.

Highly recommended for not merely fantasy fans (and Tolkien lovers), but also readers who love a well-told engrossing tale. There’s even a hint of romance to tickle the hearts of readers while delving into the greater aspects of the story. I’m on to book II!

~The audiobook is magnificent. I truly enjoyed Douglass Pullar’s narration. He has fantastic range and brought this story and its characters to life!~

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- Angel

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-10-2016
  • Publisher: Tom Fallwell