The Killing Fog by Jeff Wheeler audiobook

The Killing Fog

By Jeff Wheeler
Read by Emily Woo Zeller

Brilliance Audio 9781542015011

The Grave Kingdom Series: Book 1

13.75 Hours Unabridged
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The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Kingfountain series conjures an epic, adventurous world of ancient myth and magic as a young woman’s battle with infinite evil begins. Survivor of a combat school, the orphaned Bingmei belongs to a band of mercenaries employed by a local ruler. Now the nobleman, and collector of rare artifacts, has entrusted Bingmei and the skilled team with a treacherous assignment: brave the wilderness’s dangers to retrieve the treasures of a lost palace buried in a glacier valley. But upsetting its tombs has a price. Echion, emperor of the Grave Kingdom, ruler of darkness, Dragon of Night, has long been entombed. Now Bingmei has unwittingly awakened him and is answerable to a legendary prophecy. Destroying the dark lord before he reclaims the kingdoms of the living is her inherited mission. Killing Bingmei before she fulfills it is Echion’s. Thrust unprepared into the role of savior, urged on by a renegade prince, and possessing a magic that is her destiny, Bingmei knows what she must do. But what must she risk to honor her ancestors? Bingmei’s fateful choice is one that neither her friends nor her enemies can foretell, as Echion’s dark war for control unfolds.

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An Amazon Best Book of the Month in Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Kingfountain series conjures an epic, adventurous world of ancient myth and magic as a young woman’s battle with infinite evil begins.

Survivor of a combat school, the orphaned Bingmei belongs to a band of mercenaries employed by a local ruler. Now the nobleman, and collector of rare artifacts, has entrusted Bingmei and the skilled team with a treacherous assignment: brave the wilderness’s dangers to retrieve the treasures of a lost palace buried in a glacier valley. But upsetting its tombs has a price.

Echion, emperor of the Grave Kingdom, ruler of darkness, Dragon of Night, has long been entombed. Now Bingmei has unwittingly awakened him and is answerable to a legendary prophecy. Destroying the dark lord before he reclaims the kingdoms of the living is her inherited mission. Killing Bingmei before she fulfills it is Echion’s.

Thrust unprepared into the role of savior, urged on by a renegade prince, and possessing a magic that is her destiny, Bingmei knows what she must do. But what must she risk to honor her ancestors? Bingmei’s fateful choice is one that neither her friends nor her enemies can foretell, as Echion’s dark war for control unfolds.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The unique cast of characters in a well-constructed world will appeal to readers of Terry Brooks and Orson Scott Card. Booklist
"[A] tale of valor and sacrifice…The threat of the fog looming in the background adds atmosphere and tension…This excellent introduction to the prolific Wheeler’s work will appeal to fans of Asian-influenced fantasy.” Publishers Weekly
“Narrator Emily Woo Zeller provides a spellbinding performance…[and] listeners will feel like they are a part of this exotic and magical medieval realm…The grand scope of this epic yet intimate tale is embodied by Zeller, who effortlessly encompasses its moments of darkness, awakening, and self-reflection.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: Jeff Wheeler

Author Bio: Jeff Wheeler

Jeff Wheeler took an early retirement in 2014 from his career at Intel to become a full-time author. He is, most importantly, a husband and father as well as a devout member of his church. He is occasionally spotted roaming hills with oak trees and granite boulders in California or in any number of the state’s majestic redwood groves.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 13.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English