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Age of X
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(4.2 based on 335 ratings)
  • 1

    Gameboard of the Gods: Age of X, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Richelle Mead
    • Narrated By Emily Shaffer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (242)
    Performance
    (220)
    Story
    (222)

    In a futuristic world nearly destroyed by religious extremists, Justin March lives in exile after failing in his job as an investigator of religious groups and supernatural claims. But Justin is given a second chance when Mae Koskinen comes to bring him back to the Republic of United North America (RUNA). Raised in an aristocratic caste, Mae is now a member of the military's most elite and terrifying tier, a soldier with enhanced reflexes and skills. When Justin and Mae are assigned to work together to solve a string of ritualistic murders, they soon realize that their discoveries have exposed them to terrible danger.

    Jayelle Borgella says: "Interesting!"
    Interesting!

    Not bad, but I'm accustomed to Narrator Emily Shaffer's voice performing as teenage characters where as in this book the characters are in their mid t..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 23 2013 by Jayelle Borgella (Queens Village, New York United States)
  • 2

    The Immortal Crown: Age of X, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Richelle Mead
    • Narrated By Emily Shaffer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (93)
    Performance
    (85)
    Story
    (84)

    Gameboard of the Gods introduced religious investigator Justin March and Mae Koskinen, the beautiful supersoldier assigned to protect him. Together they have been charged with investigating reports of the supernatural and the return of the gods, both inside the Republic of United North America and out. With this highly classified knowledge comes a shocking revelation: Not only are the gods vying for human control, but the elect - special humans marked by the divine - are turning against one another in bloody fashion.

    Brooks says: "Intriguing Premise and Characters, but Frustrating"
    Intriguing Premise and Characters, but Frustrating

    So far, I'm finding this series as frustrating as Ms. Mead's Succubus series, from a character and character relationship perspective. The overall pre..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 28 2014 by Brooks (REPUBLIC, MO, United States)