L. E. Modesitt, Jr., is the bestselling author of over forty novels, including the Imager Portfolio series and the Saga of Recluce series, as well as several other novels in the science fiction genre. He has also published technical studies and articles, columns, poetry, and a number of science fiction stories. William Dufris has been nominated nine times as a finalist for the APA's prestigious Audie Award and has garnered twenty-one Earphones Awards from AudioFile magazine, which also named him one of the Best Voices at the End of the Century. He has also acted on stage and television in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
Soon after foiling a plot against the city of L'Excelsis, young imager Rhenn receives his assignment as imager liaison to the city's Civic Patrol. Given the worst part of the city for his beat, Rhenn must follow the strict rules of his Collegium while protecting himself from one of the city's High Holders. Modesitt excels in creating meticulously detailed worlds populated with complex, believable characters. As in his popular "Recluce" novels, magic in Modesitt's newest series, which began with Imager, is never taken lightly and has as many restrictions as it has advantages. Verdict One of the genre's most accomplished detailers of the social and political complexities of wielding power, Modesitt enjoys a following that appreciates his verisimilitude, versatility, and storytelling talent. Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.
"Dufris is effective at helping the listener imagine the exotic locales and characters Rhenn faces, and he easily creates distinctive voices for the plethora of characters." ---AudioFile