The Shadow Rising is a fantasy novel by American author Robert Jordan, the fourth book in his series The Wheel of Time. It was published by Tor Books and released on September 15, 1992. The unabridged audiobook is read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading.
The fourth novel in the Wheel of Time series – one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.
The Stone of Tear, an invulnerable fortress of legend, has fallen. The Children of the Dragon have risen to the call of prophecy and march to the aid of the Light. Callandor, the Sword That Is Not a Sword, is held by Rand author, the man proclaimed as the Dragon Reborn.
But still, the shadows lengthen, and still, the Forsaken grow in strength. If he is to fight them, Rand must master the male half of the True Source, a power corrupted by the Dark One, a power that drives men to madness, a power that may save or damn the world.