The Misenchanted Sword

  • by Lawrence Watt-Evans
  • Narrated by J. Bruce McRell
  • 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ethshar and the Northern Empire have been at war for hundreds of years. Hardly anyone alive remembers why, or over what. The tempest, turmoil, and war are endless, and the killing more endless still. The war has become not just a way of life, but an institution; no one dares to dream that it could end. Not even Valder of Kardoret, Ethsharitic Scout, trapped behind enemy lines.
But now everything has changed: at a moment of great need, a hermit wizard crafted Valder a magic sword called Wirikidor - a blade at once cursed and enchanted, a misenchanted blade that makes him unbeatable.
Soon the tides of battle will turn, and once they've turned they'll turn forever.


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Customer Reviews

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Good Book, bad narrator.

Pretty awful. He sounds like he does voice overs for overdramatic true crime shows on Investigation Discovery.
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- Eric

My first Ethshar

This was the first Ethshar book I ever read. I've read the others in the decades since, but this still holds a special place. I really appreciated the way the characters think through situations instead of just acting rashly. Similarly, Watt-Evans really thought through the way the various systems of magic in Ethshar would work and stayed consistent throughout the series.
More than a decade ago, I contacted this author and asked him if there were any audio versions of his books. He said he'd never really thought about it. I was thrilled when his books started appearing at Audible. I sincerely hope they produce the rest of the series.

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- James

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-11-2017
  • Publisher: Wildside Press LLC