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After a year of fighting across three different lands, Dante and Blays have finally brought Gladdic to justice - and in the process, they've unleashed a horror beyond all reckoning.

The enemy is known as the White Lich. He is ancient. He is immensely powerful. And Gladdic believes he will soon enslave all of Tanar Atain.

Their only chance to defeat him is to strike fast, before the lich has regained his power. But attacking him directly would be suicide. Instead, Gladdic has an alternative. Once upon a time, the lich was human, with a mortal body. Gladdic believes that original body is still out there, hidden somewhere in the swamps.

If they can find it and kill it, then the lich should die with it. But if they fail, the White Lich will rip the souls from the people of Tanar Atain - and turn his gaze on the rest of the world.

©2017 Edward W. Robertson (P)2017 Podium Publishing

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Fantastic

This was really one of the best books in the series. And it had me on edge for Dante and Blaze to pull things off.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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Brilliant! More Please!!

Its always a worry to me when reading multiple parts of a book because you never know if its going to be as good or warn out, but with that said this book 4 is absolutely amazing, it keeps me on edge for the most part and I'm asking myself constantly through this book "what's going to happen next!!??" I love how the author incorporates Gladic in this story as well as the new characters. As always the author keeps the great sense of humor of the main hero's and in my opionion goes to another level with them. The only thing I'm truly dissapointed in is how long I'm going to have to wait before the next book comes out.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Hiruu
  • All around the World, baby!
  • 07-15-17

Wow, just gets better!

I can't wait for the next book, this was something special. The only downside is having to wait for 6-12 months for the hopeful conclusion of the cycle of Galand.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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another epic adventure with Dante n Blaze!

couldnt wait for this story. it didnt disappoint. how would they get along with their arch nemisis? would they be able to win against a foe with powers beyond anything they ever faced before? lots of twists and unexpected turns and loved every minute! hurry up and release the next one! what a great adventure series!

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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Great nail bitter!

I'm not sure where to begin..
The story picks up right after the previous book and from there forward, all predictions were thrown out the window..
I grew so use to the means and methods Dante and blaze operated by that I could almost always see what was going to happen next or at least envision their means to victory.

I really enjoyed the struggle this book has to offer and the bigger picture it develops compared to the previous books in the Galand series.

I also enjoyed seeing our main characters having to coup with a whole new feeling of hopelessness and dread and the unlikely friendships they develop along the way.


I disliked some of the talking in circles and the slow build up to the action... but overall it was worth it.
I'd recommend anyone who has gotten this far into the series to not stop now! You MUST experience this adventure!

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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Still a fan but this was my least favorite in the series

I will always love Dante and Blays, but every character in this volume was just as sarcastic as they are. None of the characters had their own voice. Ok, Beck and Naran but they barely had a pulse. Volo, Era, Gladdic, even Jonah. Where's the character who's feelings get hurt at all the sarcasm or who is resentful of it but never says anything or who is funny without being sarcastic or is just shy and thoughtful or ANY personality rather than strong and sarcastic. I'm annoyed. And the philosophizing got really long-winded and was coming from everywhere and everyone. I felt like a prisoner on a firing line getting hit with philosophy bullets out of 10 machine guns. More multi-faceted characters next time Mr. Robertson! More story, less philosophy! I will not give up on Blays and Dante but gah! Help a sister out! The end.

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Excellent

Yet another enchanting story from the mind of Edward W. Robertson, a writer who is rapidly becoming my favorite author. Not to mention the superb reading of Mr. Reynolds who once again magically brought not only the story but the characters to life. My only regret is the lack of another book in this series to continue reading.

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Great addition

This series just gets better and better. Edward W. Robertson should be getting more hype than he is.

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Another great book! !

Really enjoyed this book can't wait for the next one! These books just keep getting better. Characters are great and I never get bored of the storyline.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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Exciting and Engaging Continuation of the Story

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

I really like the Cycle of Arawn and Cycle of Galand series; while the author does struggle a little with giving different mannerisms and speech to different characters, the series' stories are otherwise well-paced and balanced. So I recommend this series to anyone who likes swords and sorcery style of books.

What did you like best about this story?

The tension and release cycling made for an exciting ride. The suspension of disbelief was pretty easy, and unlike make fantasy stories, the author still does a pretty good job making the arcane system "make sense" in its own way and keep to its discovered rules. I do think he might be running into the problem of ramping up the power of sorcery more and more, but it isn't unmanageable yet.

Which scene was your favorite?

I feel like many readers' answer to this question would be a big fat spoiler.

Any additional comments?

The story is very well presented. I have read one of the books in the series, but hearing it performed by Reynolds is even better. I don't normally feel that audiobooks are a better experience than reading a book (usually I am indifferent), but the narrator Reynolds does such a good job with the Cycle books that I actually liked listening to one better than reading one.

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  • Lorenzo
  • 01-10-18

Another brilliant book read to perfection<br />

I have loved everyone of the books so far, the characters are brilliant and the performance is by far my favourite.

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  • porky
  • 11-30-17

Why do these books have to finish.

Another great addition to the series. Even warming to gladic. Very good narration as always, really brings the book alive.

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  • Matthew
  • 11-10-17

I love this series!

This series has quickly jumped into my top 5 book series of all time. The narrator is extremely good at his job and keeps me immersed in the story with the whitty banter between the characters and how he portrays them. I can't wait for the next book in the series I hope it's out soon!

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  • steven
  • 11-07-17

great

can't wait for the next one. fantastic book epic story great narrator well Worth 5 stars

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  • Joshua
  • 10-03-17

can't wait for the next one

been a huge fan of the author and of Dante Galand. can't wait for the story to continue

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-01-17

Great can't wait for next book

This story keeps you glued and wanting more. It is nice to see an author keep a series of books moving fast and keeping it entertaining.

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  • mike
  • 09-21-17

simply amazing

amazing, amazing, amazing
Might be the best one yet!

I'm convinced blaze buckler needs his own book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-17-17

Worth a read

As with the previous books I was engrossed from start to finish! It's just a shame that it was ended where it did :( there was so much more I was hoping to find out! I will just have to wait for the next one....

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-04-17

Amazing

Great book loved the cycle of arawn, especially when the voice actor portrays the stories so well. well done

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  • 08-29-17

Brilliant!

I just love these books - the characters, the twists and turns of the story - I could listen to them all day. Very entertaining. Just need to know when the next installment will be ready!

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  • CJPaxperson
  • 11-19-17

lots of dialog

The action continues and ever expands, creating more characters and possibilities...but the flippant chatter is incessant. I am used to it, but every now and then it grates. As to Gladdic's role in the saga...well

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  • Paul
  • 09-23-17

Brilliant read

A fantastic book filled with adventure, turmoil and achievement. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and the series thus far and I commend the performance and story with a big fat satisfied grin. I look forward to the next.

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  • al
  • 08-31-17

It's getting old

The story just needs to end already, I'm not moving on in this saga it's becoming same same and very mediocre the first books were great but new material and style is needed

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  • Stephanie
  • 08-12-17

Another great addition to the series

Another fantastic, humourous book for the cycle​ of galand. Looking forward to the next one!

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  • Michael
  • 08-08-17

Freaking awesome!

Well and very entertainingly written!
Awesomely produced and performed!

5*

I cannot get enough of this quickly becoming epic.

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  • Setkeh
  • 07-21-17

Excellent Series

I love this entire series the only downside is they arnt coming out to audio book format fast enough lol.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-19-17

Another great book by Robertson

I have love all of the books in this series and this one was up there, but it did feel a bit like filler till the rest of the story could be pinned down.