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Theft of Swords Audiobook

Theft of Swords: Riyria Revelations, Volume 1

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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Nominee, Fantasy, 2013

Acclaimed author Michael J. Sullivan created instant best sellers with his spellbinding Riyria Revelations series. This first volume introduces Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater, two enterprising thieves who end up running for their lives when they’re framed for the death of the king. Trapped in a conspiracy bigger than they can imagine, their only hope is unraveling an ancient mystery - before it’s too late.

Theft of Swords contains The Crown Conspiracy and Avempartha, books 1 and 2 of Riyria Revelations.

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

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    Robin White 11-24-15
    Robin White 11-24-15 Member Since 2012
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    "BEST HEROES/BOOKS EVER!!!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Theft of Swords to be better than the print version?

    I didn't read the book. I listened to it with much laughter and enjoyment.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Theft of Swords?

    Any time Hadrian and Royce talk. Something funny is said. Every now and then someone else gets a good one in too.


    Have you listened to any of Tim Gerard Reynolds’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    LOVE LOVE LOVE Tim Gerard Reynolds. He does all of these voices and when he changes to a different character you know who is talking then. He's amazing. This is Mr. Reynolds's best work.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoyed the adventure of these books. They had some moments when I thought, "oh no!" but so much of it was so upbeat and enjoyable. The comments that were made would make me laugh out loud many times. I only hope Michael Sullivan can keep up the great work he has started. I, like his wife, love Hadrian and Royce!

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    Stuart 11-24-15
    Stuart 11-24-15 Member Since 2015
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    "A Compelling Tale"

    A compelling tale of hood vs evil where the bad guys have surprisingly good moral compassesand make quite a few surprising decisions.
    Well worth the time. On quite a few occasions I had to force myself to turn it off at bedtime so I could sleep!

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    Hecklar 11-04-15
    Hecklar 11-04-15
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    "It was okay"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Probably not. Too much luck and coincidence for my liking. We learn hardly anything about the two main characters even though there is obviously things in their past why aren't telling us.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    It was pretty good. Again too much luck and coincidence for my liking. Things just happen to work out.


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    The reader was great when he wasn't doing women voices...


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    Bruce Perth, Australia 11-02-15
    Bruce Perth, Australia 11-02-15 Member Since 2011

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    "Average customer rating says it all"

    Bought this book largely based on the average customer ratings and they didn't disappoint.

    Light hearted, fun, feel good and a really good story.

    Get it.

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    JLA 10-28-15
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    "You know what's going to happen but that's ok"

    Fun and light story. Great for if you enjoy fantasy but don't want a 80+ hour epic

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    John Haslach 10-24-15 Member Since 2015
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    "It is not Game of Thrones and it doesn't try to be"
    What did you love best about Theft of Swords?

    It is just fun. It is a good story. It doesn't try to be deep or philosophical. It doesn't even try to be dark like most modern fantasy books try to be in the vein of Game of Thrones. It just wants to be a fun adventure with a pair of leading characters who get into deep trouble by the virtue of being in the wrong place and time and it succeeds.


    What other book might you compare Theft of Swords to and why?

    I'm not sure what I would compare it to. That's hard for me to say. It stands on its own and I think that's a good thing.


    What does Tim Gerard Reynolds bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I like how his characters can sound a bit similar, but are diverse enough to be distinct. He also had a good delivery for describing actions.


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

    Yes. If I had the time, I would spend all day listening.


    Any additional comments?

    If you want a fantasy book to listen to and enjoy, I recommend this.

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    eternalwolf 10-19-15
    eternalwolf 10-19-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic story"

    It's a fantastic story, with twists and turns, entertaining characters, and a great performance by the reader. It's been quite a while since I had a book I couldn't wait to get back to. You can't go wrong with this one.

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    Amazon Customer 10-18-15 Member Since 2014
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    "great"

    it was a great book I enjoyed the plot line and characters. good idea for a novel.

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    Amazon Customer Cleveland 10-15-15
    Amazon Customer Cleveland 10-15-15 Member Since 2012
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    "captivating story, great read. very good narrator."

    What a nice read, it has been a whole since I heard such an expected plot line. excellent book.

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    keltonmccuien 10-14-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great Book"

    can't wait to get the next book in the series. I've found a new story to get wrap up in

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