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Theft of Swords Audiobook

Theft of Swords: Riyria Revelations, Volume 1

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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Nominee, Fantasy, 2013

Acclaimed author Michael J. Sullivan created instant best sellers with his spellbinding Riyria Revelations series. This first volume introduces Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater, two enterprising thieves who end up running for their lives when they’re framed for the death of the king. Trapped in a conspiracy bigger than they can imagine, their only hope is unraveling an ancient mystery - before it’s too late.

Theft of Swords contains The Crown Conspiracy and Avempartha, books 1 and 2 of Riyria Revelations.

©2011 Michael J. Sullivan (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC

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    "Enjoyable read!"

    I really enjoyed this book! The characters are an entertaining pair and the author adds humor throughout.

    I also thought the narrator did a good job with the book.

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    BubbaTree Back woods 02-15-17
    BubbaTree Back woods 02-15-17 Member Since 2014
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    a bit unexpected little different than I thought it would be I like the way that the two main characters cover such a vast variety of personality types nice little twists it does keep your interest the performance by the narrator was fantastic

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    kms 02-08-17
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    "My Family's Favorite"

    I absolutely love this book and this series. It's excellent in every way. There performance is great as well. My teenage kids and I have listened to it multiple times. I highly recommend it to everyone.

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    Andy 02-02-17
    Andy 02-02-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Amazing!"

    This story kept my interest the entire way through. As soon as I had finished the story I immediately started it again. Just as good the second time; I loved catching all the little details I overlooked the first listen. The characters truly come to life with the great writing by Michael J Sullivan and performance by Tim Gerard Reynolds.

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    Blue TX 01-30-17
    Blue TX 01-30-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Epic fantasy with lots of twists"

    Great character development intrigue mystery and magic. Seems like there's always something new coming up that will affect the story.

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    Pit Bull Mom 01-20-17 Member Since 2016

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    "All roads lead to Tolkein"
    If you could sum up Theft of Swords in three words, what would they be?

    Friends, enemies, frenemies


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I loved Royce. Throughout the book, he surprised me, whether through his actions or attitudes or by the author's revelations about his character. His dialog was also some of my favorite


    What about Tim Gerard Reynolds’s performance did you like?

    He was easy to understand and did a decent job at differentiating the different characters.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed and cried in various parts.


    Any additional comments?

    While this volume is really good fantasy writing all on its own, it's also proof that all roads lead to Tolkein and that's not a disparagement to the author. We have humans and elves and dwarves and a flying creature. There's a wizard, a hidden heir, and a quest here and there. And while I wouldn't call them a Fellowship, a set of characters does appear over and over no matter what action is taking place. And yet it doesn't feel derivative. I see the bones of Tolkein here, but Sullivan has created a rich and wonderful world where I want to remain for another 26 hours (next volume) at least. Bonus: it's the perfect soundtrack for walking the dog.

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    Sydell Sacramento, CA, USA 01-19-17
    Sydell Sacramento, CA, USA 01-19-17
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    "great book awesome series"

    loved it the pace story and characters combined gordils an excellent experience overall. I highly recommend.

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    Brian 01-19-17
    Brian 01-19-17 Member Since 2012
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    "Good, fun, light reading"

    This was a enjoyable, light book, with a interesting story-line, fun characters, and decent narration. I was actually disappointed when the book abruptly ended. I'll be purchasing the rest of the series.

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    Mitchell M. 01-18-17
    Mitchell M. 01-18-17 Member Since 2016
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    "the beginning of something special"
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    This is the beginning of an incredible series. So worth checking out, and once you finish you will be so happy you did.

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    Trevor 01-13-17
    Trevor 01-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    "First half, meh; second half good"

    The first half is slow with some setup and standard and somewhat boring themes, but it hits its stride by the end.

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