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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (592 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Christie Golden Narrator: Justine Eyre Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The World of Warcraft Series Release Date: August 2012 ISBN: 9781442355422
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The New York Times bestselling author of The Shattering and Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects delivers a sensational tie-in to the newest World of Warcraft game expansion.

 With more than 10 million monthly subscribers, the massively multiplayer online role playing game World of Warcraft has forever altered the pop culture landscape with its ongoing, ever-expanding, action-packed epic fantasy set in the world of Azeroth—a canonical expansion of this wildly popular gaming franchise with highly acclaimed novels that continue explore an incredible world that legions of fans enter and few want to leave.
     What does it take to turn the peacekeeper into a warmonger? Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War gives World of Warcraft fans the opportunity to see what happens when a beloved peacekeeper is pressed to the limit by an inconceivable horror. Will it change her forever? Break her? Or redefine her role on Azeroth? Do different times call for different ethical standards? Download and start listening now!

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  • “The plot and action are straightforward. The grand and sweeping battle sequences in particular—featuring rampaging molten giants made of rock, a wide range of other creatures and plenty of magic—will likely satisfy World of Warcraft newbies and aficionados alike. A well-crafted installment in the World of Warcraft saga.” 

    Kirkus Reviews

  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michael Alexander Henke | 2/14/2014

    " The latest of the World of Warcraft novels, and one of my favorite so far. With the release of the Cataclysm expansion, Blizzard had said that the story of the game would be focusing more on the Alliance vs. Horde aspect, considering that the Wrath of the Lich King storyline had the Alliance and Horde working together. This book really takes that Horde vs. Alliance dynamic and runs with it. Garrosh Hellscream is the current Warchief of the Horde, and he is not satisfied with the current shaky peace between the two factions. He wants nothing less than to kick the Alliance off the continent of Kalimdor and to eventually conquer the Eartern Kingdoms. To this end he uses some very brutal tactics. Lady Jaina Proudmoore, long known as a moderate and a voice for peace between the Horde and Alliance is on the receiving end, as is her city of Theramore. What we see is a complete shift in Jaina's views and beliefs. She knows that peace is no longer an option with Garrosh Hellscream as leader of the Horde, and she prepares herself for war. One of the reasons I enjoy the World of Warcraft novels so much is that while playing the game, I can actually visit the places in the book. When a building or area is described, I don't have to try to build a picture in my head, it is already there because I have seen and been in that building. It really adds to the enjoyment for me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tom | 1/25/2014

    " If you are a Warcraft Lore hound such as myself. No, wait. If you like fiction. READ THIS BOOK. By far one of the most well written Novels i've read in quite a while (Next to Exile) I was hooked from beginning to end. I wanted more after it was over! Needless to say, Mists of Pandaria cannot come soon enough, so I can take in the Brilliantly told story from a better prospective. Blizzard and Christie Golden Deliver yet again with this book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Shawn Sheppard | 1/8/2014

    " It was a good look into one of the latest key events in wow lore. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lexi | 12/13/2013

    " This was too short. A good book has you hitting the last page asking for more. I'm asking.... :) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nick | 12/3/2013

    " I was really hoping for a strong female character given the lack of them found on the alliance side since Tyrande's recent regression. I guess Sylvanas will do for another expansion. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cynthia | 11/22/2013

    " Loved this book! Action packed, equally distributes point of view between the alliance, the horde and the dragon flights. Great lore! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 infael | 11/1/2013

    " In a nutshell, Tides of War is the fantasy version of Hiroshima. Nuff said. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Melly K | 10/26/2013

    " This is the first World of Warcraft novel I've read and for the most part i really enjoyed it. It is a bit dry. There was one major lore error I noticed. But overall, a good read, and I will be checking out her other books in this series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katie | 10/24/2013

    " I thought it was great, but it's also extremely relevant to my interests, so I'm biased :) Definitely an Alliance-centric book, setting the Horde (Garrosh) up to be the Big Bad Guys. But I like Jaina's character and Kalec's character and it was a fun read, with very fantasy heavy prose though. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Bill Hammock | 9/22/2013

    " This book is awful. Anyone that's read the older books or played Warcraft could write a better short story in less than a day. I hope I can find the receipt. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christina | 9/8/2013

    " One of the better books in the series. My only complaint is they kill off characters I enjoy in every book while not introducing new ones. Sadly, this means the count of characters I give a crud about is less than a handful. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chris Davidson | 4/11/2013

    " Amazing, another beautiful story by a fantastic author "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Avahra | 1/14/2013

    " It started off slow but it was worth the journey. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sam | 12/24/2012

    " i wish more of this had been in game. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Dustin | 12/14/2012

    " One dimensional, whiny characters that have zero depth. Every event seems completely contrived while every other plot element seems totally unnatural for various reasons. The dialogue is also an atrocious, groan worthy train wreck. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Leland | 10/25/2012

    " Great book... Nice to see the story of Jaina and how things are progressing with her. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bill Adams | 9/3/2012

    " If you like fantasy reads and a strong female lead, you will enjoy this book "

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About the Author
Author Christie Golden

Christie Golden has written over thirty novels and several short stories in the fields of science-fiction, fantasy, and horror. Along with her successful Ravenloft line, she has also contributed books to other series such as Star Wars and World of Warcraft. She lives in Colorado with her husband. 

About the Narrator

Justine Eyre is a classically trained actress who has narrated dozens of audiobooks and has a prestigious Audie Award and seven AudioFile Earphones Awards under her belt. Eyre is multilingual and known for her great facility with accents. She has appeared on stage, with leading roles in King Lear and The Crucible, and has had starring roles in four films on the indie circuit. Her television credits include Two and a Half Men and Mad Men.