Magic Time

  • by Marc Scott Zicree, Barbara Hambly
  • Narrated by Armin Shimerman
  • 15 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When an overworked team of government physicists unwittingly invites something catastrophic into the world, rising young New York lawyer Cal Griffin is forced into a strange new role in a world of nightmare and wonder. A spinster schoolteacher, a lonely miner, a refugee doctor, a visionary street person, and a brooding Secret Service agent all share a staggering responsibility with the young attorney to make sense of the surreal chaos and to follow an awesome destiny, for they are to be soldiers in a titanic battle between darkness and light. And its raging hell fires will affect the most astonishing transformation of all, turning a young man of pure heart into that rarest of creatures: a hero. More

What the Critics Say

"Sheer entertainment, this book is a rousing success." (Booklist)"One of the most interesting and promising new fantasy series to come along." (Orlando Sentinel)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Fantasy at its best

Gripping listen from the first to last
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- Ian

Surprisingly disappointing

I have been a great fan of Barbara Hambly in the past so I was looking forward to listening to this book. Sadly I found it confusing, fragmented and really rather derivative in the end.
Armin Shimmerman is an excellent actor, but I found his reading of this book really poor, and his accent grated rather. Each time he did a different character he used a strong southern accent which was not only rather odd, but made telling the difference between the large number of seeming unrelated characters even more difficult.
I wasn't able to finish this book, which was a great pity as some parts (like the spectral bison at the start) were really interesting.
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- Catherine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-06-2006
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.