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The Warlock: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 5 | [Michael Scott]

The Warlock: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 5

In the fifth installment of this bestselling series, the twins of prophesy have been divided, and the end is finally beginning.
With Scatty, Joan of Arc, Saint Germain, Palamedes, and Shakespeare all in Danu Talis, Sophie is on her own with the ever-weakening Nicholas and Perenelle Flamel. She must depend on Niten to help her find an immortal to teach her Earth Magic. The surprise is that she will find her teacher in the most ordinary of places.
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Publisher's Summary

In the fifth installment of this bestselling series, the twins of prophesy have been divided, and the end is finally beginning.

With Scatty, Joan of Arc, Saint Germain, Palamedes, and Shakespeare all in Danu Talis, Sophie is on her own with the ever-weakening Nicholas and Perenelle Flamel. She must depend on Niten to help her find an immortal to teach her Earth Magic. The surprise is that she will find her teacher in the most ordinary of places.

©2011 Listening Library; ©2011 Michael Scott

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    Lee Chapel Hill, NC, United States 01-08-13
    Lee Chapel Hill, NC, United States 01-08-13 Member Since 2007
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    "Barely OK if you like the series"

    My wife and I have listened to this series, and mostly like it. This book is clearly setting the stage for the last book and grand finale. For God's sake don't get this audiobook if you are not into the series, it is not very good. Michael Scott has really under-performed, producing just enough of the lightweight, cheesy action - fantasy we like. After this series is ended I won't start another by him.

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    Meg A. Watt Tucson, AZ 12-20-12
    Meg A. Watt Tucson, AZ 12-20-12 Member Since 2010
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    "A great book to escape the chaos of life!"
    If you could sum up The Warlock in three words, what would they be?

    I love stories about the world of magic. My real life is rather stressful on many points and it is nice to get carried away to a place of fantasy.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story keeps a great pace, it is appropriate to share with my 11 yr old daughter and I find myself lamenting that this is the last book in the series.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    too many to pick - perhaps each of the awakening of the twins' powers


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

    The magic continues


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel Joburg, South Africa 10-08-12
    Daniel Joburg, South Africa 10-08-12 Member Since 2012
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    "The story is hotting up"
    If you could sum up The Warlock in three words, what would they be?

    Tense, exciting and a bit of a whirlwind. Mr Scott has really created an amazing world with some great characters and a wonderful story. If you have been following the entire series you will certainly enjoy some of the twists that have been introduced in this book and, whilst its a long book, the series seems to be rushing to the climax.

    The growth of the two main characters is good although I have to admit that they both whine a bit - feeling sorry for themselves and their place in history. It is easy for me to forget that they are both only 15.

    Apart from that I am really enjoying this series.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Definitely Billy the Kid as he is the most fun - apart from the fact that he is one of the coolest ever!


    What does Paul Boehmer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He allows me to enjoy the book whilst stuck in traffic - Its frowned upon to read whilst driving so thanks Paul.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    I am definitely looking forward to the next one.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ryan Batesville, IN, United States 08-22-12
    Ryan Batesville, IN, United States 08-22-12 Listener Since 2005

    I am a person that tries and get through 1 book a week if possible. I am Dyslexic so this is really the only way I can get through a book. I have listened to more book in a year than I read my first 20 years of my life. I found the joy of audio books in the early 2000 and have been a audible customer since 2000 or 2001. I have over 490 books in 2 different accounts and listened to 90%.

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    "I dont think Nicholas will ever Die"
    What made the experience of listening to The Warlock the most enjoyable?

    It give a lot more back story to more of the elders and you finially find out who is the doctors elders


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I am getting tired of the twins. I would have to say Billy the Kid or Dare


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    nope the extreme reaction is am I going to finish the book after the next one?


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amanda DECATUR, GA, United States 07-17-12
    Amanda DECATUR, GA, United States 07-17-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Getting through this series is becoming a chore"
    What made the experience of listening to The Warlock the most enjoyable?

    The narrator was pretty good and did a nice job with most of the voices.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Michael Scott? Why or why not?

    Yes because I would like to find out how this story finally ends; however, this particular series just needs to end. It is getting tiresome.

    Just get to the point already!


    Have you listened to any of Paul Boehmer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, so I'm not sure how it compares. He did a good job with most of the characters, but I didn't care for how he portrayed the two main characters, especially Sophie.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    kathryn menominee, MI, United States 01-23-12
    kathryn menominee, MI, United States 01-23-12 Member Since 2011
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    "I love this series!"
    If you could sum up The Warlock in three words, what would they be?

    I'm hooked!


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

    Yes.


    Any additional comments?

    I love this series. The author is quite a story teller. A lot of fun.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Eric Portland, OR, United States 12-29-11
    Eric Portland, OR, United States 12-29-11
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    "Ok"
    Would you try another book from Michael Scott and/or Paul Boehmer?

    Probably. It's a good story but it's just lasting too long. Narrator is great but I wish that they could keep the same one from book to book.


    What was most disappointing about Michael Scott’s story?

    I really thought that book 5 would be the end, but it just opens up more story lines and characters.


    Have you listened to any of Paul Boehmer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    Maybe - would depend upon how many movies it was made into.


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    timothy Carlisle, PA, United States 12-22-11
    timothy Carlisle, PA, United States 12-22-11
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    "Awesome Listen!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this book without stalling. Michael Scott KNOWS how to make a great realistic book.


    What other book might you compare The Warlock to and why?

    I can only compare it to the rest of the series.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When the group went to Danu Talis.


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

    The world needs a warlock.


    Any additional comments?

    Keep up the great work Mr. Scott!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    karenshima Reno, NV, United States 10-15-11
    karenshima Reno, NV, United States 10-15-11 Member Since 2010
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    "Drawn out ending to series"

    This exciting series did need a proper conclusion, but the addition of so many new characters made the ending drag on and on until the middle of the book.

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    Levin Sterling Heights, MI, United States 09-19-11
    Levin Sterling Heights, MI, United States 09-19-11 Member Since 2005

    I like science fiction and fantasy. I get regular recommendations from a librarian. I have converted all my "reading" almost exclusively to audio-books because of my vision. I am very particular about the sound of the reader/actor's voice. My profession is quality analyst; make of that whatever you wish, but the fact remains, I know of that which I speak.

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    "It really made me listen"

    Michael Scott brings you in and wrings you out with each book in the series. This installment is no different. The story holds you tightly for the entire length of the telling. Mr. Boehmer, with respect, conveys all the voices admirably, although a few are so similar I had to "rewind" a few times to recapture the context of the story. Together, they endear you to hero and villain alike - no Dr. John Dee is still detestable throughout - but a few twists really took me by surprise. I look forward to book 6 wholeheartedly.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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