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Breath of Fire Audiobook

Breath of Fire: The Kingmaker Chronicles, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

She's destined to destroy the world…

Catalia "Cat" Fisa has been running from her destiny since she could crawl. But now her newfound loved ones are caught between the shadow of Cat's tortured past and the threat of her world-shattering future. So what's a girl to do when she knows it's her fate to be the harbinger of doom? Everything in her power.

But not if she can help it...

Griffin knows Cat is destined to change the world for the better. As the realms are descending into all-out war, Cat and Griffin must embrace their fate together. Gods willing, they will emerge side by side in the heart of their future kingdom...or not at all.

©2017 Amanda Bouchet (P)2017 Recorded Books

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    Patti 02-03-17
    Patti 02-03-17 Member Since 2003
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    "Very disappointed."

    I loved the first book in this series, so much that I read the book and then later bought the audiobook version, and I preordered this book as soon as I saw it was available. But this book is nothing like A Promise of Fire. It begins with Griffin cursing and berating Cat as she cowers naked in the corner thinking how easily he could kill her. He leaves her feeling worthless then 15 minutes further on in the audiobook he comes back sorry for how he treated her and he really didn't mean it. She just so grateful that he still loves her, even though he is so much better than her. Then they have sex for the next 10 minutes of the book. This is abuse and to have such a strong female protagonist from the fist book accept this treatment as her due is disgusting. I hoped that would be it and the story and plot would go on to be more like the first book but it didn't. They continue having sex about every other chapter in the book and it's not even well written or enticing, just boring. So is the trip they take into the Ice Lands with team beta. I kept quitting the book and then I'd try again later hoping it would get better but I finally just gave up about halfway through and I'm returning the book.

    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Malinda 01-04-17
    Malinda 01-04-17 Member Since 2011
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    "Really enjoyable addition to the trilogy :D"

    4-4.5 stars

    This was a really good book and addition to the trilogy. Cat and Griffin have a lot facing them in this book with the power play between the 3 kingdoms escalating. I will admit that the beginning of the book kind of messed with me a bit. There was a secret that came out and a misunderstanding about the repercussions of that reveal. TBH, I saw it the way Cat saw it and was a bit flummoxed at the turnaround and the fact that the blowup was a misunderstanding. Outside of that, the story moved pretty smoothly and progressed nicely, I guess I just thought it was a weird way to start out the book.

    Once past the initial misunderstanding, the story was great and quickly delved into Cat, Griffin and his family trying to figure out how to hold onto the power they have when they seem to be in the weakest position of the 3 Kingdoms. In order to find help in securing their power base, Cat, Griffin and Beta team go off to foreign lands to deal with dangerous people and try not to get killed by big, bad monsters. It's rough but thankfully, Cat and Griffin have some powerful allies that help things along and move them towards their destiny (whether they want it or not). The story ends with another big battle won and Cat and Griffin happily (and solidly) together but there's still more they have to accomplish in book #3.

    This was a really enjoyable book. I still like Cat and Griffin and think they make a great couple. Cat's finally starting to realize some things about herself and coming to accept herself and her destiny and that's a good thing. I also liked that this story gave us a bit more insight into some of the secondary characters, making the story even more enjoyable. Overall, I really like the story and the characters so I'd recommend the trilogy (I wouldn't say they're standalone stories so I'd recommend reading book #1 before this one). :D

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Book Lover 01-05-17
    Book Lover 01-05-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Looking forward to Book 3"

    The 2nd book of the Kingmaker Chronicles; is a very enjoyable journey. The main characters are very likeable.

    I enjoyed the way Cat had to let go of all her secrets/ fears and set herself free. Her family was a very tough family to be born into and the image she had of herself was not true. I enjoyed the journey evolution, growth and self acceptance.

    In my opinion Cat was an amazing girl and I recommend the book.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Book Junkie 08-14-17
    Book Junkie 08-14-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Quite the roller coaster ride."

    Book 2 of the King Maker series takes you on a wild ride from personal tiffs with loved ones to a wedding, from battling wild beasts and meeting a chaos warlock, to taking on the world one fight to the death to the next. A lot happens in this edition of the story and some answers are revealed. Definitely looking forward to book 3. The narrator did a good job as well.

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    Quantana P Mckinney 08-08-17 Member Since 2017
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    "fantastic"

    I should have waited so I could read all 3 at the same time

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    Micai hartford, ct, United States 05-29-17
    Micai hartford, ct, United States 05-29-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great but warning : lots of sex."

    love how this story continues from the first installment. very enjoyable and i love the voice actress. there was so much that happened in this book and i loved it. the action was great. overall i think this was a good listen but be prepared the mature content in this novel does a complete 200% increase from the first book to this one. i was a little shocked at first not expecting that. however if you dont mind that sort of thing then this is a good choice. ill be picking up the last book when ever it releases.

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    Amazon Customer 05-11-17 Member Since 2012
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    "Not as good as first book"

    It's is still a good read but more romance and less story than the first book.

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    willa damu 04-27-17
    willa damu 04-27-17
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    "Better than the first one"

    Lots of action, sex, and gore. What more do yo want? I can't wait for the next book. 😃

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    nicole 04-11-17
    nicole 04-11-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great listen"

    Love these butt kicking heros and the elegant use of words to draw you in. If you like Game of Thrones and women who destroy and love in equal measure you'll love this escape. I did. I hope the next book is out soon.

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    Beta Caesar Terry 02-21-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Hot, passionate, thrilling and climactic"

    If you read the first book in this series you know the foundation of this series is based on Greek mythology. The author successfully weaves an adventurous tale with just enough romantic interludes to keep you totally mesmerized!

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