The Man with the Golden Torc : Secret Histories

  • by Simon R. Green
  • Narrated by Stuart Blinder
  • Series: Secret Histories
  • 17 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Meet Shaman Bond, aka Eddie Drood, scion of the ancient Drood family. He is devoted to protecting humanity from the forces of darkness. Protected by the secret weapon received at birth by all members of the Drood family - a magical gold torc (i.e., a neck ring) that turns into a suit of nearly impervious golden armor - Eddie faces arcane dangers with healthy doses of wry self-confidence and sarcasm. Then the family matriarch sends him on a mission that turns out to be a deadly setup. Declared a rogue, Eddie teams up with short-tempered witch Molly Metcalf to find out why he's been betrayed.


What the Critics Say

"This spy yarn is packed with enough humor, action and plot twists to satisfy fans who prefer their adventure shaken, not stirred." (Publishers Weekly)
"Green sustains a good spy thriller's breakneck action with lots of magic, strange creatures, and even some character growth and romance." (Booklist)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

great book. loved listening to. app easy to use 5*

everything thing work great, the download was fast. only slight problem narrator voice could have been a little better but was still great
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- Steven paxton

ups and downs

thought the story was alright. it seemed a bit inconsistent, and perhaps tried to put too many ideas into a chapter - introducing new foes, and of species not common across fantasy lore, was a bit much
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- Nick

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-04-2008
  • Publisher: Audible Studios