Shadebound | Podium Audio

The Last King


Book 1

Performed by: Tim Gerard Reynolds

Released: September 27, 2022

Language: English

Format: Single Narration

Duration: 19 hr, 28 min

Assassins lurk in every shadow of Covotana Palace. Noble blood is spilled, and the firstborn scion of the usurped king has been summoned to seek justice by the twins who now claim his throne.
Artemio Volpe must contend with more than simple intrigue. The embers of war burn bright beyond the horizon of the northern steppes, his already estranged family has been hounded by the assassinations, and the shades of the dead pervade his body and mind, granting him their power at a terrible price.
Torn between his duty to the kingdom and his studies at the legendary House of Seven Shadows, Artemio finds his loyalties divided and time running out. After all, the fires burning to the north are not mere barbarian’s pyres. They’re dragon fire…



Tim Gerard Reynolds

Tim Gerard Reynolds is a best-selling audiobook narrator with over 300 titles recorded. He has narrated books in multiple genres including authors such as Salman Rushdie, Colm Tóbín, Michael J. Sullivan, Mike McCormack, Pierce Brown, Gene Wolf, Tana French, Hugh Howey, Andrew Seiple, Mark Lawrence, Larry Corriea, and Caleb Carr, and many others. Best-know for narrating fantasy & sci-fi fiction, Tim has narrated many titles in most fiction and non-fiction categories, and has taken part in some notable collaborations such has the award-winning re-release of Margaret Attwood's The Handmaid's Tale. ​ Tim was nominated for Best [Performance by a Male Narrator in the 2019 Audie Awards](, and has previously been a 5-time Audie Nominee. He is the recipient of multiple Audiofile Earphones Awards and has twice been listed in Audiofile Magazine's Best of the Year. Books he narrated were among []('s Best of the Year from 2014 through 2017 consecutively. And books Tim has narrated have frequently appeared on the New York Times Bestseller list for audiobooks. In 2016 he was awarded a listener-voted Reddit "Stabby" Award for his contributions, in particular, to the Fantasy genre. Among the 2016 Fantasy audiobook best-sellers, Tim read 3 out of the top 5 titles.