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
Myself a geeky engineer. I like in the following order, 1 - SciFi, 2 - Fantasy, 3 - Thrillers, 4 - Mysteries. My most most memorable book was "Dune" by Frank Herbert. My most thought provoking book, "On A Pale Horse" by Peirce Anthony.
The story has kept my interest with a cliff hanger each time. I find myself chuckling out loud when hadrian cracks his sarcastic jokes. On to the next book in the series.
i am not good with words but i will do my best. first off. i love the series. this being the second of the original three some starts off with the same flow for me as the original. it has everything i love in a good story. interesting characters that i at times relate with. grand adventures to far off places and death defining task that make my heart race even after reading multiple times. but to sum it up the book does not disappoint. if you like the first then you are sure to love this as well.
Currently studying psychology in Norway. I primarily read fantasy, sci-fi and fictional books
In the first two books (volume 1), you will fall in love with Hadrian and Royce, they will be your main reason for picking up volume 2. Unfortunately, they aren't as much in focus this time around, and I found myself less attached to them in these books compared to the previous ones. They seemed less fun and more serious. Still, I loved the first volume so much that I'll finish the trilogy, hopefully volume 3 will make up for volume 2 falling a bit flat.
The narrator continues with his excellent narration. The story how ever does not keep up the pace of the first book. Still a goid plot with excellent twists. Hopefully the pace will pick up again in the third and final volume of the series
enjoyable plot and characters - action and comedy and well performed - all around and very enjoyable book
I will be getting the sequel
I'm a web developer based out of Sacramento, I listen to books while I work, and love audible.
This was a fun book. It is better than the first, with more depth of character and more plot twists. I would give it 3 1/2 stars but it wont let me.
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