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Fimbulwinter Audiobook

Fimbulwinter: Daniel Black, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Summoned to a world in the midst of apocalypse, Daniel Black would have his hands full just staying alive. Add in refugees, desperate soldiers, scheming nobles and a pair of thoroughly wicked witches, and life is going to be very busy indeed. Good thing he has magic of his own to even the scales. But will even that be enough?

©2014 E. William Brown (P)2016 E. William Brown

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    Amazon Customer 02-21-16
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    "Great story, not so great performance"
    Would you try another book from E. William Brown and/or Guy Williams?

    Yes I will be reading any book E. William Brown puts out. No it is not likely I will listen to anything else by Guy even if he narrates the next Daniel Black books


    What did you like best about this story?

    The great story with wonderful and creative magic


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Guy Williams?

    Tess Irondale, she was great in Good Intentions and is very good as switching between male and female characters


    Do you think Fimbulwinter needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    It already has 2 and it looks like its going to get more


    Any additional comments?

    In my opinion the voices for the main female characters are poorly done and ruined the audiobook for me. If there is no change in narrator or addition of a female narrator then I will not be getting the next books

    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Detroitus 09-03-16
    Detroitus 09-03-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Adolescent male fantasy wish-fulfillment fluff"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    The author, I suppose. It's clearly entirely a manifestation of his pubescent fantasies.


    Have you listened to any of Guy Williams’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    The narration of this book was perfectly fine. I found Guy WIlliams' voice, cadence, and character acting to be pleasant enough, considering the material he had to work with.


    Any additional comments?

    Where to even begin?? Imagine that you are playing a typical fantasy RPG on your computer, and you enter a cheat code at the beginning that gives you unlimited power, invulnerability, and maxes out all your stats. Then you start playing the game at the beginning and blow through the story without any real conflict or challenge. That's basically what this book was, and every bit as boring and unengaging.

    The main character of this book is, effectively, a god-like being with no limitations and a genius intellect. He's a fearless warrior, tactician, and general, an inventor, an architect, an engineer, an MD, a geologist, and a historian. Why does he have all of these natural abilities and limitless knowledge of any and every situation he's presented with? Because he used to play a lot of video games. I kid you not.

    Every female character in the book is a 2-dimensional caricature who's only real purpose is to find themselves in dangerous situations requiring rescue and to fall in love with the protagonist. Oh, and naturally all the women in this medieval fantasy world are aggressively sexual and accommodating to our protagonist. The only dialogue to speak of is the protagonist mansplaining things to his entourage.

    There was not a single moment in this book that made any of the characters feel real or allowed for any type of connection with the protagonist. It was juvenile, misogynistic, self-indulgent tripe, and I can only assume that the author is a computer programmer (since that's what the protagonist was prior to his 'adventure') who writes a lot of bad fan fiction. I would not recommend this book to anyone.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 07-01-16
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    "If you are looking for a geek's erotic story..."

    This story falls flat after the first few chapters. It held promise but soon went just to talk of boning and creating magic. No limitation god play written by an amateur with just little a touch of RP experience.

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Jason 03-06-16
    Jason 03-06-16 Member Since 2011
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    "a good book to get"

    well worth the $$ to get if your out of credits
    i for one am hopeing the other books come out as soon and can be so i can get them too and fide out what elss Daniel Black gets into ( and kills lol)

    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 03-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    "GIVE ME BOOKS 4, 5, 6, ..... GIVE ME MORE!!!!!!!!"

    This book was Delicious!!!!!!!!!! I LOVED THIS book and the other 2 on Kindle!!! and as I thought I would, I LOVED THIS BOOK IN AUDIBLE!!!!!!!!!! WHEN AM I GOING TO GET THE REST OF THE BOOKS?!?!?!?!??????!!!!!!!!! I WANT MORE BOOKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Like books 4, 5, 6, ... etc. ......
    Ok ok, I'll stop with the simple praise and I'll Try to be more technical lol. It's a good story that deals with the analytical part of my brain that wants to explore more worlds and wonder about what would happen if we Truly could do ANYTHING... Oh, and how interesting life could be if we could be if we could explore and grow in such worlds... maybe I'm just greedy lol. I like the hesitant yet growing love, the action scenes, the thoughtful action, the considerations, the desire to grow and protect, ... I simply love the story that I've read and reread on Kindle and I'm both grateful and happy to hear it now on Audible. ^~^ I'm constantly looking on kindle daily for the continuation of the story..... Sir. E. William Brown..... May I PLEASE have some more? ^~^ ^~^ ^~^
    I'm also cool with the voice actor. Yes, I wasn't crazy about how he pronounced the female voices at first, especially Avilla, and felt that the main characters voice should've been deeper...BUT!!! I've seen the voices for the females Improved Greatly and I've grown to like and love the voice for the main characteras he is now. ^~^ Give me more and I'll happily buy them ^~^

    12 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Fredrick Zilz 06-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "This is just pornography"

    This might have been an ok story but it is just pornography. This is the worst thing I have gotten from audible.

    8 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Kevin J. Malantic Waltham, MA 08-19-16
    Kevin J. Malantic Waltham, MA 08-19-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Fun, pornographic romp through ragnarok"
    Where does Fimbulwinter rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Better than most of the teen fantasy novels I've read, but not as good as the Dresden Files or the Iron Druid. The author is very good, though.


    What other book might you compare Fimbulwinter to and why?

    There are no other books I've ever read that compare to this fantasy porn.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I enjoyed when the author played modern scientific theory into fantasy/role playing rules. Lots of fun.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Frankly, I got a massive erection a few times. That's never happened before when listening to a book. New and interesting experiences with Audible, that's for sure.


    Any additional comments?

    HOLY PORN, BATMAN.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 02-24-16 Member Since 2014
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    "awesome story"

    Great story! Im looking forward to the rest of the series on audible. The narrator did a good job.

    6 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 07-30-16
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    "awesome, but needs girl narrator"

    it was surprisingly enjoyable to hear this book read. it's a very fun story. one big complaint: the narrator CANNOT do the female voices well. I'm sorry, he does everything else very well, but I've always liked the girls in this story, and he just can't pull it off. that said, everything else is quality. you will enjoy this audio book

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Jennifer SOUTH JORDAN, UT, United States 06-23-16
    Jennifer SOUTH JORDAN, UT, United States 06-23-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Really terrible"

    I bought this book because it is a fantasy mixed with some erotica and because of all the rave reviews. It's seriously so terrible. I could have let it go if the sex scenes were at least good, but they were so so BAD. Like I was in the head of a 13 year old going through puberty. I really don't understand what people found so enjoyable about this book.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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