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Steelheart Audiobook

Steelheart: The Reckoners, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

From the number-one New York Times best-selling author of the Mistborn Trilogy, Brandon Sanderson, comes the first book in a new, action-packed thrill ride of a series - Steelheart. Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics.

But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills.

Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them.

And David wants in. He wants Steelheart - the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father. For years, like the Reckoners, David's been studying, and planning - and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience.

He's seen Steelheart bleed.

And he wants revenge.

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    Maria Pilar Albarran Ruiz 07-07-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Best way to re-read!"

    I simply loved the narrator, he absolutely nailed David's voice even if his female voices were a bit so so.
    The book is simply awesome with amazing pace & plot development.

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    Amazon Customer 07-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Impressive"

    I don't write reviews often. Wasn't sure what to expect going in; can't stop now.

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    G. Parish 07-06-16
    G. Parish 07-06-16 Member Since 2013

    Blind Bard

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    "Unique World"

    This tale offers a fairly unique and interesting world. It would be radically better if the main character could forego his monologues, much like a villian in a silver age comic. For all of that though, it is worth reading.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    joseph 07-02-16
    joseph 07-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    "exciting and new"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Steelheart to be better than the print version?

    great audible!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Steelheart?

    the stadium


    What about MacLeod Andrews’s performance did you like?

    his ability to make the voices of the characters distinct


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    with great power comes great corruption - who said anything about responsibility!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    The Super-duper Amazing Silver Golem 06-30-16

    Loves a good adventure with heart and lots of laughs.

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    "Epically Anti-Epic...in a good way!"

    Steelheart is easily one of the best novels that I have ever read up to this point involving comic styled  superpowers. Usually, while I always find stories involving superpowered beings fun, they have never really been very down to earth enough to make any lasting impression.

    The story is about normal people trying to fight and survive in a world full of supervillians. No superheroes are coming to save them, they have to save themselves. Talk about rooting for the underdog, right?

    Anyway, the plot is fairly slick and the interest the narrator seems to display just makes "Steelheart"'s  audio experience even more entertaining. The characters  are well rounded  and complex in their personality quirks. The main character, David, will spout the most ridiculously awkward metaphors even while he baffles you with his ability to develop impossible tactics on the fly as his allies assassinate evil and nearly invulnerable supervillians. You can feel the uphill battle they are facing place crushing pressure on them and, until the book is done, a listening audience will not want to miss what happens next.

    This book is highly recommended to action adventure fans. The next book in this series "Firefight" is already on the wishlist.

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    MAGTF167 06-29-16
    MAGTF167 06-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Masterful"

    Well written, amazingly read, very good. Sometimes, you just have to help the heroes along.

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    Ldw 06-29-16
    Ldw 06-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "good. mistborn better"

    Good, but the mistborn series is better. Never got "hooked on this one. worth a try

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    Christian 06-27-16
    Christian 06-27-16
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    "Great but lacking."

    I had read the book in my time before I actually listen to it. It's still great and amazing but the person who did the voice "McCloud Andrews. Has such a stale voice. I wish it would be better but it's not bad enough to ruin the book. I still recommend this as an audio book for anyone who hasn't read the book before, but if you have read don't waste your time or your money.

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    Levin Prado 06-25-16
    Levin Prado 06-25-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Loved it"

    Kept me on edge the whole time. Really enjoyed the turns the book took. Prof = Badass

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    Philip H. Shafer 06-24-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Sparks, it's a good story!"

    Really enjoyed the characters and narration. Can't wait to download the next book in the series

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