Malice : The Fallen and the Faithful

  • by John Gwynne
  • Narrated by Damian Lynch
  • Series: The Fallen and the Faithful
  • 23 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Young Corban watches enviously as boys become warriors, learning the art of war. He yearns to wield his sword and spear to protect his king’s realm. But that day will come all too soon. Only when he loses those he loves will he learn the true price of courage.
The Banished Lands has a violent past where armies of men and giants clashed in battle, the earth running dark with their heartsblood. Although the giant clans were broken in ages past, their ruined fortresses still scar the land. But now giants stir anew, the very stones weep blood, and there are sightings of giant wyrms. Those who can still read the signs see a threat far greater than the ancient wars. Sorrow will darken the world as angels and demons make it their battlefield. Then there will be a war to end all wars.
High King Aquilus summons his fellow kings to council, seeking an alliance in this time of need. Prophesy indicates darkness and light will demand two champions, the Black Sun and the Bright Star. They would be wise to seek out both, for if the Black Sun gains ascendancy, mankind’s hopes and dreams will fall to dust.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

listen to ... the pause ... every 5 .... words.

What would have made Malice better?

remove the narrators constant pausing.


Would you ever listen to anything by John Gwynne again?

with a different narrator


Would you be willing to try another one of Damian Lynch’s performances?

no no no ... and no


What character would you cut from Malice?

never made it past the first 30 mins


Any additional comments?

i listen to 3 / 4 books a month while driving and this is the first one i have given up on completely.

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- Amazon Customer

A Surprising find, a decent book with a character

Would you consider the audio edition of Malice to be better than the print version?

Haven't read the book so i cannot tell you.


What did you like best about this story?

To be honest the twisting route of light and truth into the darkness inch by inch and decision by decision. Its a great rendition of a similar and familiar story we all know and love.


What about Damian Lynch’s performance did you like?

He is a solid voice actor , was confused by the random accents.


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

again I've heard this question its stupid.


Any additional comments?

Dear avid listener, this book has 2 min characters and 4-6 sub characters, it follows mostly two main lads are coming of age, one is a prince the other a blacksmith son. you dont quite know who is the good guy and who is the bad. I would recommend this to most people.

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- William

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-05-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios