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The Light of Life Audiobook

The Light of Life: The Cycle of Galand, Book 4

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Publisher's Summary

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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    Blake 07-14-17
    Blake 07-14-17 Member Since 2017
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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!

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    James 07-15-17
    James 07-15-17 Member Since 2013
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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.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Jeremy 07-16-17
    Jeremy 07-16-17
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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.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Hiruu All around the World, baby! 07-15-17
    Hiruu All around the World, baby! 07-15-17 Member Since 2013
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    "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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    Kindle Customer 07-15-17 Member Since 2014
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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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    John Canuette 07-25-17 Member Since 2015
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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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    tosbanzai 07-16-17
    tosbanzai 07-16-17 Member Since 2014
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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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    snaketat82 07-11-17
    snaketat82 07-11-17 Member Since 2015
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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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    Small Mountain Orlando 09-01-17
    Small Mountain Orlando 09-01-17 Member Since 2014
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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.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Richard 07-25-17
    Richard 07-25-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Series"

    Awesome way to get lost in another world. best buddy book i have read in a while. between the traveling fighting and sarcastic whit it's tough not to smile

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • Joshua
    10/3/17
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    "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
    10/1/17
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    "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.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mike
    9/21/17
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    "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
    9/17/17
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    "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
    9/4/17
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    "Amazing"

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

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Tonbridge, UK
    8/29/17
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    "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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  • Paul Stebles
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    8/25/17
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    "Great book"

    Exciting stuff in this book, another great edition to the saga. Great and well thought out story line.

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  • A.
    8/24/17
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    "they keep getting better and better. "

    Best story I've heard in a very very long time. Go ahead, buy it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • edward
    8/11/17
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    "best series of books!"

    Honestly can't rate these books highly enough! great storytelling from the author and narrator definitely worth getting immersed in this world

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    7/24/17
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    "Goof addition to the series"

    I am a massive fan of these books and will get through them within a week with no difficulty. This book is over a very short time period 1-2 months maximum the focus is on the current situation and there is no emphasis what so ever on things away from the current situation.

    I was slightly frustrated after over the last books there seemed to be a real lpush to develop other characters and they were completely ignored in this book.

    Its a solid book which keeps you going I am hoping that during the next book we see some of the wider issues and concerns.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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