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Green Rider Audiobook

Green Rider

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Karigan G’ladheon, running away from school, is traveling through a deep forest when a galloping horse pounds up to her, its rider impaled by two black-shafted arrows. With his dying breath, he tells her he is a Green Rider, one of the magical messengers of the King. Before he dies, he makes Karigan swear to deliver the message he’s carrying, and gives her his green coat, with the symbolic brooch of his office.

Pursued by unknown assassins, following a path only her horse seems to know, Karigan becomes a legendary Green Rider—for when given to the right person, a Rider’s brooch awakens the magic inside.

©2008 Kristen Britain (P)2012 Penguin

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    PoohBear 05-19-15
    PoohBear 05-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Easy but Fun Listen"
    Any additional comments?

    If you are looking for a series to take a break from detail & complex story, then "Green Rider" series is what you are look for. The story starts with a bang, and the author keep its interesting developing the unique world and characters.Story is linear, characters fun and relatable, and environment has just enough uniqueness to differ from other series. World of the Green Rider is a classic, and I would recommend it anyone.

    Lets not forget the narrator, Ellen Archer, takes about 10-15mins to get use to her voice, but she does the book justice; an EXCELLENT job done, kudos!

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    Ian 04-23-15
    Ian 04-23-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great book"

    Didn't grab me heart and soul in a way that I'll remember forever like a few rare finds, but I still thoroughly enjoyed the book. Loved how all the loose ends got tied up, how all the little themes introduced along the way evolved regularly and naturally. I also loved the many similarities with other fantasies that instead of making it run-of-the-mill, simply tied it in with the rest of the genre and made it more imaginable. I'll be reading the sequels.

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    Chantel oregon 04-18-15
    Chantel oregon 04-18-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Tale of Adventure"

    A stunning tale of adventure, Intrigue and betrayal. As well as wonders of magic not yet beheld by a mundane eye.

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    Betty L. Henderson 04-13-15
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    "Wonderful adventure !"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Green Rider to be better than the print version?

    yes. Listening for me is the best. I do not see well .


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Green Rider?

    Karigan devotions and love for condor


    Which character – as performed by Ellen Archer – was your favorite?

    Lots of details


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    n/a


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    scott 04-13-15
    scott 04-13-15 Member Since 2010
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    "fun"

    a well written story I didn't want to end I'm starting my second time through and looking forward to every minute of it

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    Jennifer Davidson 04-11-15
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    "Wonderful story"

    I find myself re reading this series and re listening as well. The woman who reads this off is very easy to listen to. Thank you

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    Karen 04-04-15
    Karen 04-04-15 Member Since 2008
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    "Got completely sucked in!"

    I thought it would be worth spending a credit, then I ended up binge listening to the whole series! Can't wait for the next book to come out.

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    Amazon Customer 03-30-15 Member Since 2014

    kimber

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    "Green Rider a tale of intrigue and excitement"
    Where does Green Rider rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Green Rider is a well loved tale and ranks somewhere near the top for me. This is the first in the series of I think 5 books and is a wonderful introduction to the characters and world Kristen Britain has built.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Green Rider?

    The moment where Keri meets Frian and begins her adventure, or maybe the "Berry" sisters, or the Wild Ride ... Hmmmm .. maybe the Wild Ride! There are lots of wonderful moments to keep the reader/listener rapt up in the tale.


    What about Ellen Archer’s performance did you like?

    Ellen Archer is a talented story teller and does a fine job of telling this tale. She is not as smooth as Eloise Oxer but more crisp in her manner of speaking. I think readers will find this quite an enjoyable listening experience with Ellen Archer's narration style.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I'm a greedy listener and have a hard time walking away from a good tale and this is most certainly a wonderful tale indeed! So suffice it to say that yes indeed I wanted to listen to it in just one sitting! :)


    Any additional comments?

    Kristen Britain and Ellen Archer do make a winning combination and Green Rider is truly a story that will keep the audience captivated.

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    Packer Backer SNOWFLAKE, AZ, United States 06-13-14
    Packer Backer SNOWFLAKE, AZ, United States 06-13-14 Member Since 2010
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    "Green things need to grow"

    I Loved The Reader- she was fantastic! I liked the story also, didn't love it, but I liked it.

    The language was very clean- language ratings are important to me and this is one the kids could listen to.

    The story moves along quickly and has a good pace, lots of adventure. The main character is likeable, she does all the right things, but leaves wanting her to do it with a little more style and you are constantly waiting for her to make up her mind.

    The author does a good job of making sure everything is tied up at the end with just enough intrigue to make you wonder how the second book will start and then evolve. I believe I will get the next book in the series just to listen to the reader- she really is that good.

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    lrjanzen 05-30-14
    lrjanzen 05-30-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Just couldn't get into the book."
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    No. nothing new or exciting. THe story is slow moving and the characters not very compelling. The nartator was good though.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Kristen Britain again?

    Probably not.


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

    No. But she was very good.


    Did Green Rider inspire you to do anything?

    No


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