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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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    Amazon Customer 03-18-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Great young adult book, that breaks the young adult mold."

    If you're looking for a cheap sappy copy-cat young adult, this is not it. Steelheart is complex. The storytelling is brilliant. The plot moves quickly, there's no way you could be bored. I can't wait to read the next one.

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    Cynthia Pacifica, CA, United States 03-17-16
    Cynthia Pacifica, CA, United States 03-17-16 Member Since 2016
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    "GOOD STORY"
    Have you listened to any of MacLeod Andrews’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    This is the first book I've listened to from this reader... He did a wonderful job.


    Any additional comments?

    I enjoyed the reader and the story.

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    Justin Hamblen 03-17-16

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    "loved it"

    loved it. intriguing take on supers, good twists, never saw that coming kind of twists.

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    guetacourtenay 03-15-16
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    "great story, great book."

    Great story. enjoyed the setting of steel. would love to see it as a movie.

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    keaton 03-14-16
    keaton 03-14-16 Member Since 2014
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    "an epic showing absolute power corrupts absolutely"

    A fantastic novel showing the struggle between good and evil and the effects power has

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    Shirley Seaside, CA, United States 03-14-16
    Shirley Seaside, CA, United States 03-14-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Intense!!"

    I usually set the timer when I listen to my books and let them lull me to sleep. Not this one!! I found myself listening to this until 5:30 AM!! It gets your adrenaline going!! I had to force myself to shut it off!! Can't wait to start the next one!

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    martin 03-10-16
    martin 03-10-16 Member Since 2015
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    "IMAGINATION!!!!"

    That is why I enjoy science fiction. I wish I had the imagination and organization skills to pull off something like this....

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    "excellent "

    I could not put this book down. The performance was the best I have heard.

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    Nagy Barnabás Budapest, Hungary 03-09-16
    Nagy Barnabás Budapest, Hungary 03-09-16 Member Since 2013

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    "Good story, excellent performance"

    Steelheart is a great story with many plot twists towards the end. However I truly appreciated the voice performance of MacLeod Andrews - his voicing of the cast of characters was fabulous: From the Indian accent of Comflux to the French accent of Abraham. A truly enjoyable book- easy on the brain. I was able to listen to it for 7 hours in a row during traveling time. Next day I was curious to finish in one sitting.
    The story is left open obviously- but not in a painful cliffhanger way.
    Nevertheless I decided to read the second book in the series, because I think it can still hold some surprises.

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    another know it all North Carolina 03-08-16
    another know it all North Carolina 03-08-16 Member Since 2010

    50 something, retired professional, mother, grandmother, wife.

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    "good story"

    Well told story with some twists. I will continue this series. I have more questions now than I did half way through.

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