Audiobook Releases

New release!

April 4, 2022. The Struggle for Authority Complete Set is released!

Promotional Pricing!

Audiobook versions of both The Stone of Knowing and The Stone of Knowing Complete Set are currently available at greatly reduced prices at the following retailers:
Promotional prices apply until the end of June 2022.

Audiobook versions of almost all of The Stone Cycle novels are now available. Ratings and reviews of the audiobooks can be found at online seller websites, most notably Chirp. Average ratings typically exceed 4 out of 5 stars.

Here are some review comments (all from Chirp):
  • "This is a very enjoyable book to listen to." (The Stone of Knowing, Book 1)
  • "This was one of the best stories I have ever heard!" (The Stone of Knowing, Book 1)
  • "I thoroughly enjoyed this tale. Packer writes vividly, with realistic, likable characters. This is a fun story I’d highly recommend." (The Stone of Knowing, Book 1)
  • "This listen maintained the excellence of the first book…This book is fast-paced and quite dramatic." (The Cost of Knowing, Book 2)
  • "Very good story and well read by the reader." (The Cost of Knowing, Book 2)
  • "Well written, well read & great character development!" (The Stone of Authority, Book 3)
  • "Excellent!!! Could hardly put this audiobook on pause. Highly recommend this series. Waiting impatiently to have book 4 be released. The narrator was perfect for each of the characters he voiced. I will be re-reading this series as it is so very captivating!!!" (The Stone of Authority, Book 3)
  • "Full of adventure and action and fascinating characters! Fabulous storyline. Could hardly put the audiobook down. Loved the narrator's rendition." (The Stone of Knowing Complete Set)
Another listener says, "The narrator speaks with great clarity, energy and emotion."

Check the audiobooks out for yourself!

Consistently Lowest Prices at Authors Direct!
Authors Direct gives independent authors control over the sale and marketing of their audiobooks, while also offering the highest available royalty rate. As a result:
  • You can expect to find the lowest price for all my audiobooks there
    • Apart from short-term promotions on other sites. (Please let me know if you find a lower price elsewhere that's not a short-term promotion.)
  • Even with the low prices, I earn slightly higher royalties for each sale
It's a win/win.

Here are the links for each book at Authors Direct:
Check it out now!

Release History

Available from libraries and online audiobook stores:
  • The Seer: A Prequel to The Stone of Knowing — February 5, 2021
  • The Stone of Knowing — March 4, 2021
  • The Cost of Knowing — March 11, 2021
  • The Rending: A Prequel to The Cost of Knowing — April 8, 2021
  • The Stone of Knowing Complete Set — June 3, 2021
  • The Stone of Authority — August 9, 2021
  • The Struggle for Authority - December 31, 2021
  • The Struggle for Authority Complete Set - April 4, 2022
Coming in mid-2022 (the narration is currently in process):
  • The Stone of Vitality


You can borrow audiobook versions from libraries and listen to them for free!

Libraries have access to The Stone Cycle audiobooks if they use any of:
  • Bibliotheca
  • Odilo
  • Overdrive
  • hoopla

Audiobooks are also available for sale from a wide range of online audiobook stores, including Authors Direct, Amazon, Audible, Apple, Google Play, Chirp, Barnes and Noble, and others.

Follow the links below to find available audiobooks at a selection of audiobook stores:

The Narrator

The stories are narrated by Greg John.

Here is a brief bio for Greg:
Greg John, now retired, has spent his working life in Australia teaching children aged 5 to 18, mainly in the Performing Arts. He has been involved in school and amateur drama and music theatre as principal performer, musical director, director, and producer. Professionally, he has performed in many mainstage operas and major festival productions, including as Narrator in the concert version of Guys and Dolls.
Allan N. Packer’s
The Stone Cycle is his first serious foray into audiobook narration.

An Audio Sample

Click on the following image for a short sample from the audiobook version of The Seer.


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