Mystic Empire

  • by Tracy Hickman, Laura Hickman
  • Narrated by Lloyd James
  • 13 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Eighty years have passed since the adventures of Mystic Quest, and the story continues with a new generation of seekers. Theres Theona is the daughter of a magic-rich family, but devoid of any known magical ability herself. Arryk is the rebellious son of the long-lost Aislynn, whose belief in a centaur slave of the Kyree may be the faery kingdom's undoing. And from the goblin realm there is Lunid, a hobgoblin academic whose obsession with the vision of a handsome faery prince is driving her to perilous limits.
As these three heroes seek to breach the barriers between their realms, they will risk bringing titans, dragons, and a warrior tribe into world-altering conflict.


What the Critics Say

"Impressive and provocative....This emotionally charged, intense novel's crafted magical system and likable characters evoke an atmosphere both timely and timeless." (Publishers Weekly)
"Fans of Hickman's work should be extremely pleased with this audiobook. Lloyd James does a fantastic job performing, really embracing the epic fantasy and giving it an energy and depth on par with the finest narrators in the business." (


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


The story has potential. Getting to know and like the main characters is a short coming of the book. As soon as you start to like one or more characters; the story has moved on to the next generation leaving behind all the characters you've come to enjoy reading about.
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- Mark

Changing stories

I feel like they progressively and quietly abandoned pieces of the story as they changed books. For example the servants to the fairies, from book one, the little housekeepers. The pier altogether seemed to only kinda exist. Other than that it was an enjoyable series.
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- Jessica

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-05-2007
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.