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The Throne of Fire Audiobook

The Throne of Fire: Kane Chronicles, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

Ever since the gods of Ancient Egypt were unleashed in the modern world, Carter Kane and his sister, Sadie, have been in trouble. As descendants of the House of Life, the Kanes have some powers at their command, but the devious gods haven’t given them much time to master their skills at Brooklyn House, which has become a training ground for young magicians. And now their most threatening enemy yet—the chaos snake Apophis—is rising. If they don’t prevent him from breaking free in a few days’ time, the world will come to an end.

In other words, it’s a typical week for the Kane family. To have any chance of battling the Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra. But that would be a feat more powerful than any magician has ever accomplished. First they have to search the world for the three sections of the Book of Ra, then they have to learn how to chant its spells. Oh, and did we mention that no one knows where Ra is exactly?

Narrated in two different wisecracking voices, featuring a large cast of new and unforgettable characters, and with adventures spanning the globe, this second installment in the Kane Chronicles is nothing short of a thrill ride.

Enchanted? Listen to more Kane Chronicles.

©2011 Rick Riordan (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    "History and Entertainment...for Kids!"
    What made the experience of listening to The Throne of Fire the most enjoyable?

    This book is history masquerading as a fun, fast-paced story. My kids loved this book because the story was fun and exciting, but the author mixed in so much Egyptian history and mythology that my kids really learned something. It's certainly not a textbook, but it made the topic fun and has inspired my kids to learn more about Ancient Egypt.

    I should add that the narration was suburb. Both were good, but Katherine Kellgren was outstanding--she brings Sadie to life.


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    S. Mc Donnell 05-15-15
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    "Fantastic book"

    On my commute to and from work I am transported magically into a world of gods, Egyptians, adventure and magic, what's not to love!

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    Shannon Guidry Kerman, California 05-11-15
    Shannon Guidry Kerman, California 05-11-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Awesome book"

    I was crying when they found out what had happened to Bess. But overall I loved the book I'm so sad that there's only one book left.

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    Jeremy Romo 04-28-15
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    "Rick Riordan!!!!!!!"

    Rick Riordan, love his books, wish I had another credit just to keep going!!!! Start from the Percy Jackson series, & then the Olympians, then this, he's writing cross over stories & hopefully audible will get them soon!!!

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    michael 03-09-15
    michael 03-09-15
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    This book was great from beginning to end I spent a lot of time listening over and over love the series

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    Ppmck09 Scarborough, ME 02-13-15
    Ppmck09 Scarborough, ME 02-13-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Easy listen"

    The narrators were great. storyline a bit weak, but overall entertaining. Not quite up to snuff as book one.

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    Maxxxxxy 01-21-15
    Maxxxxxy 01-21-15 Member Since 2015

    What do you even say about yourself on an audio book site? I like books? I don't have time to read anymore so I listen?

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    "Better Than the First"

    Having gotten used to the narration style in the last book, I was able to enjoy it fully in this book. I love all of the characters, none of them are shallow and many of them have entire stories of their own to tell.

    My only gripe is pretty much my same as the first book. The kids ages are just stated as way to young to be accurate for how they act. Every time age comes up I just roll my eyes and pretend they are older. It's annoying but solves my problem.

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    Kenny 01-17-15
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    "It Keeps getting better and better!!!!!!"

    I have to say the Rick Riordan is so good with all his books... I love the the Percy Jackson and then I read Heroes of Olympus and i just love all his books...So NOW i am on the Kane Chronicles and I love it just as much.... All his books are so good

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    Rebecca Lemov Cambridge, MA United States 05-14-14
    Rebecca Lemov Cambridge, MA United States 05-14-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Great, interesting story."
    Would you listen to The Throne of Fire again? Why?

    Yes, I would. This book is funny, but also sweet, and action packed. Sadie and Carter are great characters.


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    Jens 03-06-14
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    "Full of product placement!!"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Maybe, if he likes product placement in an audio book he actually payed money for.


    Any additional comments?

    If I buy something I expect it to be free of commercials and that includes of course product placement! Why is this not illegal in the US like in most other countries on this planet?

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