• Dread Pirate Arcanist

  • Frith Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Shami Stovall
  • Narrated by: Brian Wiggins
  • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (222 ratings)
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Dread Pirate Arcanist

By: Shami Stovall
Narrated by: Brian Wiggins
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Continue the Frith Chronicles with the second audiobook, Dread Pirate Arcanist!

While protecting the newborn griffins on the Isle of Landin, Volke Savan and his adopted sister, Illia, run afoul of the Dread Pirate Calisto, the same cutthroat who carved out Illia’s right eye. As a master manticore arcanist, Calisto’s strength and brutality are unrivaled, so when Illia suggests they bring him to justice, Volke wonders if they’ll have what it takes to fight the corsairs on the high seas.

A fast-paced flintlock fantasy for those who enjoy How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell, Unsouled (Cradle Series) by Will Wight, and Percy Jackson, and the Olympians by Rick Riordan.

©2019 Shami Stovall (P)2019 Shami Stovall

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Fun!

Great second book in the series!.

The story was interesting and the narration brought the story to life.

The author did a great job of creating a a vibrant world with a fascinating magic system.

If you liked the first book, you will enjoy this one too.

I look forward to more from this author

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Just keeps getting better!

Shami has created a second book to rival the first in the series. Hence, we see much more character development, world building, and powerful enemies both new and old. I particularly enjoyed learning about how and why the magic ecosystem worked the way it does. Brian Wiggins continues to master the narration and deliver a powerful performance! Throw in some realistic teenage problems and issues, and lessons learned, and you have a thrilling and engaging book you can't stop listening too. I must admit I found myself driving extra around the block to so I could finish a chapter.

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary honest review


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Great book

I really enjoyed the first book and this one didn't disappoint. We got a closer look into the characters and I look forward to seeing which character will be the focus of the next installment.

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The needless insertion of LGBT stuff

This whole plot twist/ addition to the story is just soo out of left field.

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Great addition to the series

After listening to the first book in this series I was really looking forward to continuing the series, and the 2nd book didn't disappoint. Once again Shami Stovall has captured the magical and thrill of this world through the adventures of being an Arcanist.

The narration was once again fantastic and did a great job at capturing the individual personalities of each character.

This series has now become one of my favorite fantasy books to listen to and I'll definitely be listening to it again in the future.

Disclaimer - Per my request I received a copy of this audiobook for free and have voluntarily left this unbiased review.

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Dude! So Awesome!!

I love the character development, I love the exciting storyline, I love the emotions and the relatability felt while listening to it, and the narrator really serves this writer SO well <3

PLEASE GIVE US MORE!!! Haha

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Pfft this book was great

This book had almost none of the problems the first book had and was just as compelling. You can actually see Shami improving as an author from the first book to this book.

This book is full of character development and fleshing out backstories, each of the characters gets a little more real, and a little more likable. Some of Volke and Illia's behavior drive me nuts. The romantic subplot is done well enough, but still infuriating in the way watching children trying to figure out romance is bound to be.

The adventure was great, pirate hunting, treasure seeking, running for their lives all very exciting stuff. This crew of junior Arcanists keeps throwing themselves into the mix with stupidly over powered enemies and barely surviving.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request, and have voluntarily left this review.

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Loving this author and story

I’ve become a huge fan of this author. Story is good and not exaggerated. Can’t wait to see where we go next

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Absolutely enrapturing

I love how pirates and magical creatures can be wrapped into one amazing novel. The narrator definitely did this book an amazing service! This audiobook was amazing!!!

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Definitely worth the read!

love this series! Been hooked since I found book one. can definitely get lost in imagination with this author!

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