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The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles, Book 3 Audiobook

The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles, Book 3

When young magicians Carter and Sadie Kane learned how to follow the path of the Ancient Egyptian gods, they knew they would have to play an important role in restoring Ma’at (order) to the world. What they didn’t know is how chaotic the world would become. The Chaos snake Apophis is loose and threatening to destroy the Earth in three days’ time. The magicians are divided. The gods are disappearing, and those who remain are weak. What are a couple of teenagers and a handful of young trainees to do?
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When young magicians Carter and Sadie Kane learned how to follow the path of the Ancient Egyptian gods, they knew they would have to play an important role in restoring Ma’at (order) to the world. What they didn’t know is how chaotic the world would become.

The Chaos snake Apophis is loose and threatening to destroy the Earth in three days’ time. The magicians are divided. The gods are disappearing, and those who remain are weak.

Walt, one of Carter and Sadie’s most gifted initiates, is doomed and can already feel his life force ebbing. Zia is too busy babysitting the senile sun god, Ra, to be of much help. What are a couple of teenagers and a handful of young trainees to do?

There is possibly one way to stop Apophis, but it is so difficult that it might cost Carter and Sadie their lives, if it even works at all. It involves trusting the ghost of a psychopathic magician not to betray them, or worse, kill them. They’d have to be crazy to try it. Well, call them crazy!

With hilarious asides, memorable monsters, and an ever-changing crew of friends and foes, the excitement never lets up in The Serpent’s Shadow, a thoroughly entertaining and satisfying conclusion to the Kane Chronicles.

©2012 Rick Riordan (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    What made the experience of listening to The Serpent's Shadow: The Kane Chronicles, Book 3 the most enjoyable?

    I love this entire series...Rick Riordan wrote a great trilogy bringing Ancient Egypt into modern times. As a parent, what I like the best about this series is that my kids learned Egyptian history and mythology without realizing it...sort of like slipping a vitamin into mashed potatoes. The kids ate it up and learned something at the same time. I took my kids to the Field Museum in Chicago shortly after my oldest read this series, and I was amazed at how much she knew...she saw statues and could immediately identify them and tell the basic story about them just because of this series.


    What about Katherine Kellgren and Kevin R. Free ’s performance did you like?

    Both narrators did a great job, but Katherine Kellgren is an all-star. Her reading abilities are among the very best...if not the very best that Audible has. She brings the character of Sadie to life and clearly has fun with the performance.


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    Joseph Winona MN 05-10-15
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    "Good ending to the trilogy"

    This book is a good finish to the trilogy and does leave room for more. The story definitely earns the 5 stars

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    eric 05-02-15
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    Best book ever you can't go wrong with this book or the whole series in fact. Well worth the credits

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    Need 4 book pleas soon pleas. I loved this series so much. Best book I ever read can't say it enough best book

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    Best of the three. Surprising twists. Carter and Sadie are making more mature decisions.

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    Geoffery L. Williams Somerset, PA United States 03-18-15
    Geoffery L. Williams Somerset, PA United States 03-18-15 Member Since 2011
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    "GREAT ENDING FOR THE TRILOGY"


    A really fun ending to end this set of stories.
    Rick has done it again. I just hope more will come in the future.

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    I love the narrators and the story. Best audiobook ever. I love the Kane Chronicles series. Yay! It's so perfect.

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    Everything Riordan touches is golden. The book; perfection - The narrators of this audio were also incredibly enjoyable, enhancing an already stellar series.

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    Karen Cease Studio City, CA USA 02-15-15
    Karen Cease Studio City, CA USA 02-15-15 Member Since 2013
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    It was the best book ever ever heard on a tape! I loved it! I would recommend this to everyone!

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    I think a little overkill with repeats and Sadie gets loud and some what over excited. But I enjoyed the story and will more than likely listen to this one again.

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