• Straight Silver

  • Gaunt’s Ghosts: Warhammer 40,000, Book 6
  • By: Dan Abnett
  • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (1,003 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Book six in the Gaunt's Ghosts series

On a battlefield in the Sabbat Worlds, the struggling forces of the Imperial Guard are locked in a deadly stalemate with the dark armies of Chaos.

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Deadly trench battles and a mysterious house form the two threads of this epic story, along with the continuing feud within the regiment and the fallout from the shocking conclusion of the previous book in the series....

The story

On the battlefields of Aexe Cardinal, the stalwart forces of the Imperial Guard are locked in a deadly stalemate with the dark armies of Chaos. Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt and his regiment, the Tanith First and Only, are thrown headlong into the living hell of trench warfare, where death by an unseen enemy is always just a moment away. The only chance for Gaunt and his lightly armed scouts to survive is to volunteer for a mission so dangerous that no one else dares accept it.

Written by Dan Abnett. Narrated by Toby Longworth.

©2021 Games Workshop Limited (P)2021 Games Workshop Limited

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All Quiet

This is another quality addiction to the Gaunt’s Ghost story. Dan Abnett has a knack for taking familiar settings and putting them in the grim dark future of the 41 millennia while still doing something new. He did this expertly in Double Eagle and he does again here by taking our favorite men and women of the Emperor’s finest and places them in the hell of trench reminiscent of the Western front of WWI but with all off the futuristic horrors of the 40k universe. Toby Longworth once again delivers a stellar performance. Hopefully GW will continue to release the rest of the series because I’m a big fan of these audio books.

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Great book

Loved the book, but damn it Abnett... Why o Why didnt you kill off cue

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Need the full series on audible

Gaunt’s Ghosts is an incredible look into the life of imperial guardsmen. I have yet to be disappointed with any of the books so far. That being said, I wish that the entire series was on audible.

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An Abnett classic

I love listening to the Gaunt's Ghosts series. I have them in physical and digital form and having them on audio is an inevitability.
This book is a great listen and a must, but I am anticipating Sabbat Martyr more and the Lost series.
Also, since we have Double Eagle for audio, why not Titanicus too? PLEASE!

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Weakest one so far, but still great

I would classify this as the 'worst' gaunts ghost book so far, and even with that status I give it 4 stars. Even the weak entries in this series are amazing. But also, Feth Cuu

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Abnett does it again

Another great story by Dan. He seems to keep put doing himself with every book. Great story, well written. Impactful and exciting characters. Great action and amazing imagery.

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Another great ghost story

if you're a fan of the Ghost this one is a must! pick it up now

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we need more

i re listen to this story waiting for the next one to come out.

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Amazing

Absolutely love these books. The story and narration is superb. I highly recommend going through these books in order, enjoy!

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Another great Gaunt’s Ghost Book

Straight silver is another great Ghosts story from Dan Abnett. This book does a great job of melding the horrors of the Great War’s trench warfare with the 40K universe.
The narrator does a fine job (though his voices for the various ghosts is not always my favorite).

If you’re a fan of the Sabbat Worlds crusade it’s another must read.

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  • 07-08-21

Fething fantastic

This might be my favorite of the series so far ❤️ why isn't the next books in the series available tho? I mean, the gap from book 6 to book 12?

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  • Fewst
  • 07-01-21

Great story

Favourite so far. good story, well narrated.
highly recomended. hope they hurry up with the next one.
Sure as sure

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  • Madesina
  • 09-14-21

so good.

I dont know whether its because I've become so immersed, however these feel so comfortable and so well done. there are a lot of deaths and close calls and with each book the impacts feel weightier. Good book good performance too. Toby knocks it out of the park once again.

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  • Daniel J Eaton
  • 09-02-21

Another great one

Another one for the Ghosts, can never be to sure who will make it and the story is great. Trench warfare and classic ghost action!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-16-21

10/10

one of the most powerful and tragic books in the series,but oh so exciting!

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  • Callum hynd
  • 07-15-21

Hold the line

The ghosts fight in World War one what more can an Imperial Guard fan ask for ?

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  • Anthony
  • 07-10-21

🥰🥰🥰🥰

Probably the best series in the Black Library. you get so invested in the characters.fantastically written and wonderfully narrated.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-04-21

Fantastic!!

Another fantastic Gaunt's Ghosts book, can't wait for the next installment.
Performance is spot on as always 👏👌

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  • Valinov
  • 07-03-21

10/10 as always for the Ghosts

10/10 as always for the Ghosts! Abnett's work is masterful. The Ghosts saga across the board is really great.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-01-21

Amazing

Amazing book you can see the true horrors of large scale trench warfare all the while fighting against a incompetent command!!

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  • Typhus.
  • 04-23-22

Straight silver.

I enjoyed listening to this novel as a continuation of the previous stories but as usual I enjoy all Gaunts ghost stories among the best stories from 40k.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-30-21

Release Book 7 Already!

Another fantastic story, a great addition to my favourite series.
Characters really developed throughout the story after facing new and old challenges.
I'm desperate to read book 7 but I will wait for Toby Longworth's spectacular narration, it wouldn't be the same without it.