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Queen of Wands: Special Circumstances, Book 2 | [John Ringo]

Queen of Wands: Special Circumstances, Book 2

Barbara Everette has a problem. It seems Janea, Barbara’s assistant and The Foundation for Love and Universal Faith's best operative, has been thrown into a coma by some very nasty magic she’s stirred up. Barbara must track down the perpetrators and break the spell or Janea's soul will be forever lost on the astral plane. Oh, and if she can't break the spell, zombies will destroy all mankind.
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Publisher's Summary

Soccer mom and demon fighter Barbara Everette is back in this intricately interwoven monster noir thriller, the sequel to best-selling Princess of Wands by eight times New York Times best-seller John Ringo.

Barbara Everette has a problem. It seems Janea, Barbara’s assistant and The Foundation for Love and Universal Faith's best operative, has been thrown into a coma by some very nasty magic she’s stirred up. Barbara must track down the perpetrators and break the spell or Janea's soul will be forever lost on the astral plane. Oh, and if she can't break the spell, zombies will destroy all mankind.

Meanwhile, Janea, a high-dollar call girl, stripper and High Priestess of Freya when she isn’t fighting demons, must contend with a spiritual journey of her own.

It’s a journey into Janea’s acceptance of herself in all her dimensions (and what dimensions they are!). Where to locate one’s true inner essence? At a science-fiction convention, of course. But when rescuers pursue Janea into her vision of a geeky alternate reality, we find this is one science-fiction convention where the Guest of Honor could turn out to be Death Himself.

Finally, the Christian soccer mom and the Norse priestess stripper face their greatest challenge ever when an ancient Old One rears Her ugly face, and the Mother of Darkness walks among us. Since this is one Mother who is quite immune to any conventional power, including nuclear weapons, it seems humanity’s only hope is God. The question being: Is God willing to save humanity? Fortunately for the rest of us, Barbara and Janea are determined to fight to the last ounce of faith to find out.

©2012 John Ringo (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    Professor 08-23-12
    Professor 08-23-12

    1*=I didn't like it..... 2*=It was OK...... 3*=It was good but I will never read it again.......... 4*=Maybe I will read it again in the future.............. 5*=I will definitely read it again(maybe more than once)

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    Basically on the same level as the first book in the series.
    Book is separated into 3 parts,my favourite is the third one, and based on the ending, we definitely should expect the third book.


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    Shannon ESCALON, CA, US 08-09-12
    Shannon ESCALON, CA, US 08-09-12
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    "John Ringo is a truely great writer."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Queen of Wands is an action packed and perfect follow up to Princess of Wands.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Queen of Wands?

    The President asks the Nation for a prayer to overcome the Old One.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    My favorite scene is when Barb proves the power of god with the use of a 500 year old Katana.


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

    This book I started and finished in one sitting. A story that really does suck you in.


    Any additional comments?

    I have bought both books in this series and also every other book John Ringo has writen and look forward to any other books he writes. I have been truly impressed by the skill and detail he instills in his novels, and recomend this Author to any Military Sci-Fi fans or hardcore fantasy. Really if you want a truely great read you will never go wrong with John Ringo.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Dawn 09-04-12
    Dawn 09-04-12
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    "Interesting but not as good as the first"
    What did you like best about Queen of Wands? What did you like least?

    If you were a big fan of "Princess of Wands", you should read this book. I did not think that the narrator did it justice though. Some interesting twists, and a cool way to add "DragonCon" into the story line. Good fill out about Janea.


    If you’ve listened to books by John Ringo before, how does this one compare?

    Okay, but not as good as the first story.


    2 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    "Good second book"
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    This is as the first book in the series a very well written action book. It has lots of ass kicking and demon slaying spiced up with lots of humor. This part of the story is very well written and keeps you hooked all the way trough. The book also has some discussions of the nature of faith and identity that are interesting but they are not quite as sharply written as the rest but they can still make you think.


    Have you listened to any of Liv Anderson’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    The book is very well read. Each person has his or her own voice fitting their personality.


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