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Rise of Empire Audiobook

Rise of Empire: Riyria Revelations, Volume 2

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.
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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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    Tim 03-22-16
    Tim 03-22-16 Member Since 2016
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    "great book, great series"

    this series just keeps getting better. every chapter, every book. it's one cliff hammer after another. starting the next book as soon as I finish this review

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    Mark Plattsmouth, NE, United States 03-19-16
    Mark Plattsmouth, NE, United States 03-19-16 Member Since 2011
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    "good listen"

    strong storyline and I couldn't put it down. must get next book! now I have to finish it.

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    steven 03-18-16
    steven 03-18-16
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    "Good series. Good book."

    Any who have read the first book now they want more Hadrian and Royce. This book delivers.

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    leon h 03-15-16
    leon h 03-15-16
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    "brilliant book and narrator. "

    The right amount of tension and intrigue. the book was amazing. Fast paced and action packed though the survival of the heroes is all but guaranteed.

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    Amazon Customer New York 03-09-16
    Amazon Customer New York 03-09-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent story and reading."

    wonderful Book. On to the third volume...
    loved the twisted and unexpected plot and characters.

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    Overall great. I enjoyed The Emerald Storm more than Nyphron Rising, but the whole adventure was good. Left me hanging and I've already got Heir of Novron.

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    Geoff 02-23-16
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    Not that anything can change, but adding the accent to Gwen for the chronicals kinda wrecked the character a bit. Other than that, all good

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    I just love how the narrator brings the story to live. These stories hafe kept me locked on from the beginning

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    Melissa 02-05-16
    Melissa 02-05-16
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    "loveeeeee!!"

    The story is wonderful, as well as the narrator. I'm constantly impressed with how the author surprises me and the story just continues to get better!

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    Nick 02-03-16
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    Sullivan is consistently excellent. I really enjoyed this book, highly suggested to others who like fantasy

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