106 Best Audiobooks for Warhammer Fans (Updated)

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Are you looking for audiobooks in the Warhammer 40k Universe? Warhammer 30k? The Horus Heresy epoch? Audiobooks are a great listen while you work on your miniatures and models. Additionally, they are great for taking the tedium out of a long drive or flight. For a long time, Games Workshop’s digital books and audiobooks were embargoed from third-party distribution. But, times have changed!

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You can get a huge number of Black Library books and audiobooks through Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited (digital books) or Audible (free or discounted audiobooks). Some of these books are free with a subscription trial.


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I’ve had an Audible subscription for more than five years. I’m really excited that my subscription will allow me to download GW Black Library audiobooks.

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If you’ve been following the industry, then you know that Games Workshop books have always been expensive, especially the audiobooks. This is particularly true when you try to get them directly from the Black Library website.

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Books Now or Never?

I’m not sure how long Games Workshop will allow their books to remain discounted on Audible or Kindle. They are never on sale elsewhere.

Hey, GW may even add more audiobooks, which would be incredible! I’m not sure, of course, but I’ll be sticking it out with the books available now.

Any stories authored by Dan Abnett or related to the lore of the Imperial Fist Space Marine chapter is right up my alley (e.g., The Beast Rises series).

Return Policy (Satisfaction Always): Audible has a really liberal return-policy. If you finish listening to an entire book but aren’t happy with it, you can get a full refund. No questions asked. I’ve listened through a few chapters of several books and easily returned them, because I couldn’t get hooked to the story. They really want you to be fully-satisfied with the books you collect.

There are literally hundreds of hours of bonafide 40k audiobooks to listen to. You can learn more about the Audible 2 free book deal and sign up here for a 30-day free trial.

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I’m certain to have missed a few favorites in the list below. I choose the books in this list based on their excellent ratings and reviews from readers/listeners.

Granted, some books aren’t even available as audiobooks, yet.

I’ll be on the lookout though and will update as I get more information. Please comment below with any book suggestions!

Now on to the list of the 106 audiobooks.

If there’s a book series and only a digital book or hardcopy available, I note this next to the title.


Horus Heresy Series (all 55 books)

The Horus Heresy is a time period in the fictional Warhammer Universe. As with other stories in the the genre, the atmosphere is dark and grim. An epic intergalactic saga unfolds through The Horus Heresy.

The places and characters are never at peace; always in conflict, and political strife abound. The Horus Heresy series of the books lays the first foundation for understanding human history in the dystopian Warhammer Universe.

At its core, The Horus Heresy revolves around the civil war that happens before the Warhammer 40,000 lore. Also known as the Warhammer 30k period, The Horus Heresy epoch begins with the Chaos force plot to over throw the Imperium’s leader, the Emperor of Man.

The key figures in The Horus Heresy are super-human soldiers, genetically engineered to win. Victory at all costs. However, during this period, these space warriors divide themselves into two factions: Those Loyal to the Emperor, and those who betray Him, theTraitors.

Hence, the struggle….and tragedy.

The following are books in the Warhammer 30k Universe.

1. Horus Rising: The Horus Heresy, Book 1

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2. False Gods: The Horus Heresy, Book 2

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3. Galaxy in Flames: The Horus Heresy, Book 3

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4. The Flight of The Eisenstein: The Horus Heresy, Book 4

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5. Fulgrim: The Horus Heresy, Book 5

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6. Descent of Angels: The Horus Heresy, Book 6

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7. Legion: The Horus Heresy, Book 7

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8. Battle for the Abyss: The Horus Heresy, Book 8

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9. Mechanicum: The Horus Heresy, Book 9

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10. Tales of Heresy: The Horus Heresy, Book 10

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11. Fallen Angels: The Horus Heresy, Book 11

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12. A Thousand Sons: The Horus Heresy, Book 12

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13. Nemesis: The Horus Heresy, Book 13

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14. The First Heretic: The Horus Heresy, Book 14

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15. Prospero Burns: The Horus Heresy, Book 15

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16. Age of Darkness: The Horus Heresy, Book 16

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17. The Outcast Dead: The Horus Heresy, Book 17

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18. Deliverance Lost: The Horus Heresy, Book 18

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19. Know No Fear: The Horus Heresy, Book 19

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20. The Primarchs: The Horus Heresy, Book 20

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21. Fear to Tread: The Horus Heresy, Book 21

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22. Shadows of Treachery: The Horus Heresy, Book 22

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23. Angel Exterminatus: The Horus Heresy, Book 23

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24. Betrayer: The Horus Heresy, Book 24

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25. Mark of Calth: The Horus Heresy, Book 25

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26. Vulkan Lives: The Horus Heresy, Book 26

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27. The Unremembered Empire: The Horus Heresy, Book 27

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28. Scars: The Horus Heresy, Book 28

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29. Vengeful Spirit: The Horus Heresy, Book 29

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30. The Damnation of Pythos: The Horus Heresy, Book 30

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31. Legacies of Betrayal: Let the Galaxy Burn, Book 31 (Kindle Digital)

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32. Deathfire: The Horus Heresy, Book 32

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33. War Without End: The Horus Heresy, Book 33

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34. Pharos: The Horus Heresy, Book 34

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35. Eye of Terra: The Horus Heresy, Book 35

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36. The Path of Heaven: The Horus Heresy, Book 36

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37. The Silent War: The Horus Heresy, Book 37

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38. Angels of Caliban: The Horus Heresy, Book 38

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39. Praetorian of Dorn: The Horus Heresy, Book 39

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40. Corax: The Horus Heresy, Book 40

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41. The Master of Mankind: The Horus Heresy, Book 41

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42. Garro: The Horus Heresy, Book 42

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43. Shattered Legions: The Horus Heresy, Book 43

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44. The Crimson King: The Horus Heresy, Book 44

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45. Tallarn: The Horus Heresy, Book 45

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46. Ruinstorm: The Horus Heresy, Book 46

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47. Old Earth: The Horus Heresy, Book 47

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48. The Burden of Loyalty: The Horus Heresy, Book 48

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49. Wolfsbane: The Horus Heresy, Book 49

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50. Born of Flame: The Horus Heresy, Book 50

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51. Slaves to Darkness: The Horus Heresy, Book 51

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52. Heralds of the Siege: The Horus Heresy, Book 52

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53. Titandeath: The Horus Heresy, Book 53

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54. The Buried Dagger: The Horus Heresy, Book 54

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55. Siege of Terra: The Solar War, Book 55

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The Horus Heresy: Primarchs Series

The Primarchs are the 20 genetically-engineered progeny of the Emperor. They are super human creations formed from the genotypic material of the mysterious leader of the Imperium, the Emperor.

Primarchs are far superior in every way to a normal human. They are extremely tall, strong, durable, agile, and have very high intelligence. Interestingly, along with a Primarch’s physical traits, they also have a charisma which make them ideal leaders. They served as Generals and Commanders in the Imperial army.

Each Primarch had a specialized unique skill and talent that made them particularly suited to specific tasks they performed for the Emperor. The Primarchs also had their own progeny, and whose genetical material forged the famed Space Marine chapters (also known as the Adeptus Astartes). Compared to a Primarch, however, a Space Marine was a mere shadow in terms of prowess in battle.

As the stories of The Primarchs take place during The Horus Heresy time period, the conflict between the Loyalists and Traitor legions play a major role in the narratives.

These are the stories of when demi-gods prowled the grim-dark Universe….and changed History.

56. Roboute Guilliman: Primarchs

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57. Leman Russ: The Great Wolf: Primarchs

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58. Magnus the Red: Primarchs

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59. Perturabo: The Hammer of Olympia: Primarchs

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60. Lorgar: Bearer of the Word: Primarchs

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61. Fulgrim: The Palatine Phoenix (Kindle Digital)

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62. Ferrus Manus: Primarchs

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63. Jaghatai Khan: Warhawk of Chogoris

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64. Vulkan: Lord of Drakes

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65. Corax: Lord of Shadows: Primarchs

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66. Sons of the Emperor (Kindle Digital)

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67. The Lords of Terra

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68. Angron: Slave of Nuceria

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69. Konrad Curze: The Night Haunter (Hardcopy)

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The Beast Arises (12 Books)

The Beast Arises Book series is a collection of novels published by the Black Library. It is the biggest literary event for Games Workshop, second only to The Horus Heresy.

There are 12 novels in the series. The narrative follows the Imperial War against the Powerful Ork race in the Warhammer Universe. 

The story begins 1,500 Terran/Earth years following the end of the Horus Heresy. This makes this storyline follow quite nicely from that epoch in the Warhammer History timeline. 

The Imperium is at peace with the ever watchful Space Marines guarding the galaxy. There is certainly infighting within the Imperium, but it is calm compared to the storms of the past rebellion.

However, lurking out there, in the darkness of the universe…the Orks have come back. They are more powerful than ever before—the question now remains: Can the Imperium of Man hope to survive the coming onslaught when The Beast Arises?

70. I Am Slaughter: The Beast Arises, Book 1

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71. Predator Prey: The Beast Arises, Book 2

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72. The Emperor Expects: The Beast Arises, Book 3

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73. The Last Wall: The Beast Arises, Book 4

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74. Throneworld: The Beast Arises, Book 5

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75. Echoes of the Long War: The Beast Arises, Book 6

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76. The Hunt For Vulkan: The Beast Arises, Book 7

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77. The Beast Must Die: The Beast Arises, Book 8

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78. Watchers In Death: The Beast Arises, Book 9

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79. The Last Son of Dorn: The Beast Arises, Book 10

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80.Shadow of Ullanor: The Beast Arises, Book 11

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81. The Beheading: The Beast Arises, Book 12

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82. Space Marine Conquests: Apocalypse: Warhammer 40,000

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83. Shadowbreaker: Warhammer 40,000

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84. Dark Imperium: Plague War: Warhammer 40,000

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85. The Lords Of Silence: Warhammer 40,000

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86. The Magos: Warhammer 40,000

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87. Watchers of the Throne: The Emperor’s Legion

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88. The Devastation of Baal: Warhammer 40,000

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89. Helsreach: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles

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90. Overfiend: Warhammer 40,000

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91. Blades of Damocles: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles

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93. Dante: Warhammer 40,000

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94. Blood of Iax: Warhammer 40,000

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95. The Carrion Throne: Warhammer 40,000: Vaults of Terra, Book 1

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96. Ciaphas Cain: For the Emperor: Warhammer 40,000

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97. Xenos: Warhammer 40,000: Eisenhorn, Book 1

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98. Ravenor: Warhammer 40,000

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99. Hunger: Warhammer 40,000

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100. Damocles: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles

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101. Fabius Bile: Primogenitor: Warhammer 40,000

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102. Fabius Bile: Clonelord: Warhammer 40,000

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103. The Talon of Horus: Warhammer 40,000: Black Legion, Book 1

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104. Black Legion: Warhammer 40,000: Black Legion, Book 2

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105. Pandorax: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine Battles

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106. Spear of the Emperor: Warhammer 40,000


Conclusion

Audiobooks are a great way to take the tedium out of your commute, or simply to listen while you work on your miniatures and models. Whether you’re looking for Warhammer 40k audiobooks, Warhammer 30k audiobooks, or The Horus Heresy epoch audiobooks, we’ve got you covered!

I hope you found this overview helpful. There are certainly a lot more stories in the Universe. The Warp is an endless source of tales, and who knows what else awaits us in the vastness of space? Until next time, may the Emperor protect you (or haunt you).

Let us know what you think in the comments below. Thanks for reading!

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