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An amazing story continues! LOVE the narration.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-11-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes I would recommend! The perfect combination of engaging historical fiction and an great narration performance. The story is rich and full, and I ws pulled into an exciting world where men and women were truly struggling to be masters of their own fates and had a hand in the fulfillment of their destiny.

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

The narrator takes a great story to a whole new level. He has molded wonderfully specific and distinct characters, creating what, for me, was a very dynamic and immersive experience. The narration allowed me to "get lost" in the story, in a way I would not have done in reading the book.

Thoroughly enjoyed this story and narration!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-11-16

What did you like best about this story?

i felt transported to another world, and completely taken in by this group of unlikely and reluctant heros. This is a gem of historical fiction and I would highly recommend.

Which character – as performed by Elijah Alexander – was your favorite?

I was actually impressed with the entire cast of characters, and the way in which the narrator skillfully brought each one to life. This writer and narrator are well matched in their style and passion for the content, and deliver a rich and totally immersive experience

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Great story! Excellent narration

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-20-14

What made the experience of listening to House of the Rising Sun the most enjoyable?

great characters, dark magic and mysterious environment .. perfect mix!

What about Elijah Alexander’s performance did you like?

The narrator brought the book to life for me … excellent mix of straight narration and regional accents … i can't image this read without invoking the local accents .. it just wouldn't be the same. Well done!

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

Great story continues! Excellent narration again

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-27-13

Any additional comments?

The bold cast of characters continues into this book, although don't get attached to anyone .. they are highly likely to die along the way in dramatic fashion. This book is even darker than the last and to great effect. Dalglish does not disappoint. The same smokey-voiced narrator as last book -- excellent delivery, and continued consistency through the creative use of accents. Love it!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Great cast of characters, Dynamic narration

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-13

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Would definitely recommend! ... This is one of the best fantasy audio books i've listened to. The story is engaging, and in the style of Game of Thrones, with gritty and sometimes brutal plot twists. And I loved the narrator's performance! This story has a huge cast of characters, some with big personalities. I felt the narrator brought the book to life -- the range of accents he used added a dynamic element that kept me engaged --- also helped me tell the characters apart during fast moving dialog, and quick switches between the 4-5 different story lines. Loved it! About to start the next in the series ...

4 of 6 people found this review helpful