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Rise of Empire Audiobook

Rise of Empire: Riyria Revelations, Volume 2

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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author Michael J. Sullivan’s mesmerizing Riyria Revelations series has found a welcome home with fans of magic, clashing swords, and daring heroes. This second volume finds Royce and Hadrian on a quest to enlist the southern Nationalists to aid the ever-weakening kingdom of Melengar. Royce suspects an ancient wizard is manipulating them all, but to find the truth he’ll have to decipher Hadrian’s past—a past Hadrian wants to keep secret.

Rise of Empire contains Nyphron Rising and The Emerald Storm, books 3 and 4 of Riyria Revelations.

©2011 Michael J. Sullivan (P)2012 Recorded Books

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    Joshua Rambo 01-26-17
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    "So much better than the first book."

    If you like fantasy and Sherlock Holmes, this is the adventure for you. Great twists, amazing characters, and a very believable world. The narration had also improved greatly from the first book.

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    ROBERT 01-17-17
    ROBERT 01-17-17 Member Since 2012
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    "amen"

    This was an amazing audio book and God bless these United States of America. amen

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    "I love this series"

    At first it was a fun romp, and then it grew in scope and depth. I've greatly enjoyed seeing the characters evolve as the story has progressed. Very entertaining!

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    Amazon Customer 01-12-17
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    "Best one yet!"

    Be prepared and hold on to your hats for this one! This is by far the best of the trilogy despite a slow. But be warned, have the final book on hand when you finish!

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    KTS Houston 01-11-17
    KTS Houston 01-11-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Rise of Empire kept us rivited across 1500 miles"

    I love this series. We listened to this book driving across and around the Southwest. The characters are complex and the story exciting. While the second installment has more clichés than other parts of the series, there are constant surprises and plot twists that keep you hanging on every word. The strong female characters nicely complement our heros Royce and Hadrian. I also find it interesting that the dwarves, elves, wizards and goblins add historical and geopolitical context to the story, not just a fantasy element. The narrator, Tim Gerard Reynolds, is fantastic. His voices are "just right."

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    russell 01-04-17
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    "More of all the good stuff"

    This book leads into my favorite parts of the story. Masterfully woven with crucial story lines littered throughout. My third time through the series and it still leaves me wanting more.

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    lassep 01-04-17
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    "Another great addition"

    J. Sullivan is a great author and his stories paired with Tim Reynolds immersing and richly nuanced narrations it's a must have for any fiction fan.

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    bonnie stribling 12-28-16
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    "Great!"

    Great story and characters! I can't wait to get the final piece in this trilogy!

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    Gary 12-27-16
    Gary 12-27-16 Member Since 2012
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    "If you have on ending don't write a book"

    The book was interesting and enjoyable but it was obviously only a sequel. It had no ending.

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    "Fantastic Series. I love the Rayira Series."

    This has become one of my favorite series with only the Red Rising series being slightly ahead. This series is well written, deeply thought out, and the characters are so well defined that you will understand them as well as your own family. I will be greatly disappointed when I reach the end of the books. If you like fantasy you should love this series.

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