The Runaway King: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2 Audiobook | Jennifer A. Nielsen | Audible.com
We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
 >   > 
The Runaway King: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2 | [Jennifer A. Nielsen]

The Runaway King: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2

Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Rumors of a coming war are winding their way between the castle walls and soon it becomes clear that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it. The stunning second installment of The Ascendance Trilogy takes listeners on a roller-coaster ride of treason and murder, thrills and peril, as they journey with The Runaway King.
Regular Price:$24.49
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Audible Editor Reviews

In the second book of New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Nielsen's The Ascendance Trilogy, the newly crowned Jaron reels from the aftermath of an assassination attempt, with tensions ratcheting higher in the kingdom of Carthya. Talented actor Charlie McWade, best known for his role as Steve Gusler on NBC's Third Watch, uses his youthful voice to great effect, easily capturing Jaron's intrigue and bravery. After Jaron is forced to abandon the throne, his perilous journey to save his kingdom will leave listeners rapt.

Publisher's Summary

Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Rumors of a coming war are winding their way between the castle walls and soon it becomes clear that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it.

The stunning second installment of The Ascendance Trilogy takes listeners on a roller-coaster ride of treason and murder, thrills and peril, as they journey with The Runaway King.

©2013 Jennifer Nielson (P)2013 Scholastic Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.4 (109 )
5 star
 (66)
4 star
 (30)
3 star
 (10)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (1)
Overall
4.4 (100 )
5 star
 (60)
4 star
 (26)
3 star
 (11)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (1)
Story
4.6 (97 )
5 star
 (68)
4 star
 (20)
3 star
 (8)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (1)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Frances Eugene, OR, United States 03-20-13
    Frances Eugene, OR, United States 03-20-13 Member Since 2003
    HELPFUL VOTES
    13
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    102
    14
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Jaron can take a punch"

    This volume starts slowly, but picks up speed as the tale progresses. The ending leads right into the final volume of the trilogy, and I can't wait to listen. Jaron needs to secure his kingdom before his body gives out! The reader is okay, but could be more expressive.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Marianne West jordan, UT, United States 09-26-13
    Marianne West jordan, UT, United States 09-26-13 Member Since 2011
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Amazing Book"
    What made the experience of listening to The Runaway King the most enjoyable?

    Narrator did an amazing job at placing you in the the story. Great voices for the many characters.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Dog Friend Sycamore, IL, United States 04-21-13
    Dog Friend Sycamore, IL, United States 04-21-13 Member Since 2012

    I love to read!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    22
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    53
    31
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    6
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Can't wait for book 3!"

    I enjoyed this book even more that the 1st book (The False Prince). The characters drew me in and the plot twists and turns kept me listening intently. My 10 year old son listened to part of the book with me on a car trip and it captured his interest too.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-3 of 3 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.