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The Blight of Muirwood Audiobook

The Blight of Muirwood: Legends of Muirwood, Book 2

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Rising from her humble beginnings as a lost orphan, Lia is summoned to be Muirwood Abbey’s protector and special guardian for Ellowyn Demont, the lost heir of the fallen kingdom of Pry-Ree. After the death of the ruthless king at the battle of Winterrowd, the great Aldermaston and Abbey leader calls on Lia to use her mystical talents to save Muirwood from two new threats - a vengeful queen accusing the Abbey of her husband’s death and a deadly plague threatening to destroy the land.

Amidst the turmoil, a battle ensues, and soon Lia learns the world’s magic has begun to falter. As a blanket of dread envelops the Abbey, hopes are tested, and Lia will be forced to come to terms with a secret that will change her life forever.

©2013 Jeff Wheeler (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    "the fun continues in a fast moving fantasy"

    Narration is very well performed,with great voice variation between players. Keeps a good story moving with excitement that is not over played.

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    cheri 08-20-16
    cheri 08-20-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Love it"

    I'm an over the road truck and listen to audio books to keep me rolling. I drove 8 straight hours while listening to this book! I love the narrator, she brings the story to life... I've listened to this entire series and now I'm listening to "The covenant of Muirwood" series..

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    "I can't wait for the next book!"

    This book is better than the first. It kept me in suspense the entire time. I can't wait for the next book!

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    Sherry S. 05-23-16
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    "Book 2"
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    Wow! This book has it all suspense, intrigue, lies, hidden agendas, battle, a little romance, and sadly death. Great character development, storyline, and plot. Narrator did a great job.

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    Sheila Lofgreen 05-11-16 Member Since 2015
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    So rich and deeply interwoven with symbolism and meaning. I very much appreciated the author's depth of knowledge and education into historic and legendary stories and texts so that he could draw from them inspiration and also make direct connections with their ideas and traditions. Great story, wonderfully told!!!

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    I really like this writer's style. The stories keep me coming back for more, can't wait for the next one!

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    this book makes you hate characters you loved, love characters you hated, then vise versa. it develops relationships more and surprises you all the way to the very end.
    I absolutely can't wait to read the third book and then the next trilogy

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    A good story frustrated by a weak heroine. Story ever giving long expositions of her emotional reactions and thoughts. She cries constantly, and pathetically pines for a man who treats her like a dishrag. Same basic story could have been made much better if she had a little more toughness in dealing with emotional issues. As it is, you just want to throttle her and yell, "Show a little backbone, will ya?"

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    "Good read, love the language"

    The Muirwood series is very well written. The sentence structure feels very medieval. The characters feel like real people, and Kate Rudd does a wonderful job giving each character their own voice. I have two small complaints. There need to be longer pauses when the author jumps to another time, and the Deus Ex Machina gets a little out of hand. Beyond that, and good story wonderfully read.

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    "Coming of Age Story"

    First, I've listened to all three books in the trilogy, so this review covers all of them.

    When I first read the summary for the first book I wondered why I had gotten it, but luckily it was a pleasant surprise. I'm usually not too fond of coming of age stories but this one was pretty good. The characters developments grow through the story. Even minor characters have depth to them. There's magic and action. I read some reviewers who said there was a lot of preaching and religious aspects but I didn't find it overwhelming or even really thought of this as a religious book, unlike some I've accidentally listened to. After all, the main character was raised in an Abby and the storyline is centered around them.

    Lia starts out as a wretched (what we would call an orphan) in an Abby. We get to go along with her on her adventures as she discovers who she really is.

    The narrator did an excellent job and added a lot to the story.

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    "a greate follow up"

    it was a good number 2 and I look forward to read number 3 in this series,,

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