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Born of Shadows Audiobook

Born of Shadows

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Publisher's Summary

In a world where the League and its assassins rule, where betrayal and treachery are everywhere... the only survivors are those ones who are... Born of Shadows.

For Caillen Dagan, a defiant soldier of fortune, survival isn't a right, it's a brutal daily battle. Moving through the Ichidaian universe like a wraith, his brushes with the law and death are legendary. But when an act of rare heroism reveals his hidden birthright, he's forced into a world much more dangerous and cold-hearted than the bloody streets where he was raised-one of obscene wealth and lethal politics.

Ferocious and determined, Desideria serves as an official bodyguard for her queen. Born of questionable genetics, she will do anything to prove herself worthy of the weapons she carries and the position she's won by combat. But when she uncovers a ruthless plot to assassinate the queen and overthrow her country's government, Desideria is caught in the crosshairs.

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©2011 Sherrilyn Kenyon (P)2011 Hachette

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    Amy Reidsville, NC, United States 08-07-12
    Amy Reidsville, NC, United States 08-07-12 Member Since 2012
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    "The more I listen the more I love it."
    Would you listen to Born of Shadows again? Why?

    Yes and Yes. I have listened to this story several times now and it has gotten better with each time. There are nuances and character references that I just did not get the first time through so it's still captivating.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Oh that is hard to say the characters are so well developed that I either love or hate them all, depending on weather they are the good guys are not.


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

    I have found that Holter Graham is a very consistent reader and has the ability to even make authors that I would rather not read a treat to listen to.


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    Mary L Joseph-Alvarado Texas 06-19-17 Member Since 2017
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This was a great book when I read it. The Audible makes each of the characters come to life. It makes you seem like you are standing in their presence and part of the action.


    What other book might you compare Born of Shadows to and why?

    I love all the League books.


    Which character – as performed by Holter Graham – was your favorite?

    I love Darling and Maris and Caillen the best.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When Caillen realizes that he loves Des and what love truly means.


    Any additional comments?

    I also like when the Queen and the son are reunited. I would love to have the back story between the Queen and Chaydens and Des's father and how things go with the reunion.

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    Laurie Switzer 04-01-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Another Great Book!"

    Another Great book in a great series! I have read and reread the League series and now I am listening to them as well. The audible version added something even more to a series I really didn't think could get any better. I am very happy I purchased this version. Now I can listen to it when I am unable to read it or read and listen at the same time.
    I would recommend this book to anyone who likes sci fi romance.

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    Amazon Customer 12-23-16 Member Since 2017
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    "Series Fan"

    Love all the stories and characters. So glad they all get fleshed out later in the series. Also the accents and voices change in later narrations and I like the newer versions of Chey, Fain, Hauk, and Nyk's voices better.

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    Theresa 10-14-16
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    "loved it."

    I love the author very much her books came to me at a very low point in my life and have brought me through some tough times. they just keep getting better and now I can enjoy them while I work at my own business. thank you so much !. Terri Sartwell

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    M. Moore 08-04-16
    M. Moore 08-04-16
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    "Storyline has matured"

    Enjoyed this adventure! Lots of improvement in character building and story line. On to the next!

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    Karon Miller 07-28-16 Member Since 2009
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    "Great story and listening experience."

    Love this series of books. Sherrilyn Kenyon is a great writer and Holter Graham did a wonderful job performing and bringing out the players in the story.

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    TXmomof3 07-25-16
    TXmomof3 07-25-16
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    "Fun listen"

    The book has a great story and fun characters. Holter Graham does a great job reading it!

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    Juanice 12-06-15
    Juanice 12-06-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Action and Humor"

    I really enjoyed this hook in the series. Caillen is a wonderful hero and the interaction between him and his friends is laugh out loud funny.

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    Amazon Customer 11-09-15
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    "Short and sweet"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    yes... it is enlightening and entertaining


    What did you like best about this story?

    the fact that it isn't as lonely, sad, gut-wrenching back-stories for both the lead characters.


    What about Holter Graham’s performance did you like?

    yes... 2nd to Fred Berman.


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

    yes


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