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The High King's Golden Tongue Audiobook

The High King's Golden Tongue

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Prince Allen has trained his entire life to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious mother, who has made their kingdom one of the wealthiest and most influential in the empire. For the past few years he has trained to become the new consort of the High King. The only thing no one prepared him for was the stubborn, arrogant High King himself, who declares Allen useless and throws him out of court.

High King Sarrica is ruling an empire at war, and that war will grow exponentially worse if his carefully laid plans do not come to fruition. He's overwhelmed and needs help, as much as he hates to admit it, but it must be someone like his late consort: a soldier, someone who understands war, who is not unfamiliar with or afraid of the harsher elements of rule. What he doesn't need is the delicate, pretty little politician foisted on him right as everything goes wrong.

©2015 Megan Derr (P)2017 Less Than Three Press, LLC

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    Leh 05-07-17
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    "A must read."

    Derr' s descriptive text allows her readers to get up close and personal with the characters. This book is a perfect example of how a world could be envisioned if we could accept each other on our on terms with the recognition that who we are and who we choose to love is both an empowering and miraculous gift. Can't wait for her next book!!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    biyuti 05-10-17
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    "Great book. Audio does it justice."
    Have you listened to any of Michael Stellman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I'm very happy that Stellman decided to drop the accent he tried to do in "Tournament of Losers" (also by Derr). There are few things that irritate me as much as this weird notion that audio fantasy books require British accents.

    Especially since this is one of my fav books by Derr, so I'm glad I'll be able to re-listen many times without having to suppress that irritation.


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    Heather Seattle, WA, United States 05-25-17
    Heather Seattle, WA, United States 05-25-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Good short story to great novel"

    in 2012 this,was,a greaat little short story. I loved it then, but Megan has done an outstanding job at rewriting and expanding the original. I love this new book, and am going right back for a second listen.

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    WMG MARIETTA, GA, US 05-09-17
    WMG MARIETTA, GA, US 05-09-17 Member Since 2011
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    "the narrator was great!"

    I hate to say this, but the book itself was ok very long lots of characters and the storyline was a little confusing. The narrator; however, did a fantastic job and I listened to the entire book only because of his talent.

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    "Wonderful audio"

    I loved the print version of this so I already knew the story. However, the audio really brings nuances of the difference characters to life that I hadn't really picked up on in the book before, such as Lesto's softer side and Sarrica's frustration. I am looking forward to rereading the book again to see if it feels any different - although it will still be a 5-star read for me.

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