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Wendigo Fever Audiobook

Wendigo Fever: Warden, Book 1

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Part lawman, part tracker and part magician, the Wardens are monster-hunters - tasked with protecting the people from the various, nightmarish creatures that have invaded the world of men. However, despite being descended from a long line of Wardens, 16-year-old Errol Magnus believes it to be the absolute worst job on the planet: How could a single occupation simultaneously be the most boring, abominably stupid, and extraordinarily dangerous profession imaginable?

But when his older brother Tom - the current Warden for their region - goes missing, Errol has no choice but to enter the Badlands, where monsters abide in mind-boggling numbers, to find him. During his search, Errol crosses paths with - and finds himself stalked by - the legendary Wendigo, a monster with preternatural strength and speed, as well as enhanced senses of sight, smell and hearing...and an insatiable hunger for human flesh.

Now Errol must do the impossible and not only escape from the monster (something no one has ever done before), but also avoid the unearthly legacy it leaves on all its victims - a terrifying curse known as Wendigo Fever.

©2013 Kevin Hardman (P)2017 Kevin Hardman

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    Platypire Bob 04-24-17
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    "Bob @ Platypire Reviews"

    *I received a copy of this audiobook for an honest review*

    This was fun to listen to. The characters were pretty well laid out and understandable, and I felt for them. The flow was good and made for an enjoyable experience. When the action really got going, after the cabin (I'll not say more, spoilers!), I found myself tensing up pausing in whatever chore I was doing at the time to listen more closely.

    I loved the different creatures that made appearances, and hope for more!

    The only thing that really pulled me out of the tale was the overuse of "moreover". It just seemed to be in there a LOT, but then again, it could have just been me! This will only bother you if you're weird like me, though, hahaha.

    I think anyone who enjoys magic and adventure would really like this.

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    Mary Karowski 04-22-17
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    "A new fantasy adventure series by a great author"

    Kevin hardmans kid sensation series ranks as one of my favorites also narrated by mikael naramore. The combination of this dynamic duo deliver a one two Punch of great novel and narration. The well written stories are brought to life by a talented voice artist that will pull you even deeper into the story and the lives of the charismatic characters that were created in this ever expanding world. Welcome to a post apocalypse of magic and evil beings of fae. Mythology and magic brought to life and only a handful of wardens standing between civilization and chaos. I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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    Tammy 05-28-17
    Tammy 05-28-17

    I am an avid reader and listener of all types of books. I am always willing to try any book or audiobook.

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    "Great mystical story updated"

    I was gifted this audio ARC for a honest and unbiased review from the author/narrator
    Kevin Hardman knows how to write a great book about magic, I loved the different creatures that made appearance. I was actually a little surprised at the ending.
    I loved Mikael Naramore's narrating of this book. He did a great job with the different male voices fell a bit flat on female voices making them sound old.
    This book was rated as a YA fiction but I feel anyone could listen to it. Use your credit towards this book.

    from my husband he also says 5 stars all around

    The basis for this story is a very interesting one. The idea of having a police force to protect you from magical being, was refreshing. The narrator brought you along in a fascinating and enthusiastic way. This allowed you to live the adventure and not just listen to it. There were several twists in the plot line that kept you guessing as to where the story was going. This made the listening that much more enjoyable. I look forward to the next book in the series.


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    James Powderly, KY, United States 05-25-17
    James Powderly, KY, United States 05-25-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Decent listen"
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    Hardman and Naramore are both great in the Kid Sensation books, but I think this story and narration fell a little flat. Was pretty easy to like the main characters and I felt if the narration was just a little better this would have been a smoother book. Having said that, this is a quick listen and was enjoyable enough.

    “I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.”

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    TexasBookworm Mabank, TX 05-19-17
    TexasBookworm Mabank, TX 05-19-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great Start to a Series"
    What made the experience of listening to Wendigo Fever the most enjoyable?

    I quickly was drawn into the story of Wardens and their dangerous jobs fighting monsters.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The MC, Errol Magnus, was a very believable character. Typical for a teenager, not quite sure what he wants to do with his life. And as a younger sibling, Errol had a difficult time finding his confidence in himself. I found it very applicable to real life.


    What about Mikael Naramore’s performance did you like?

    His male voices were great. Female a bit harder, making them sound older and less attractive than I would believe. Overall, great emotion in the narration. Really felt like I was a part of the story!


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

    no, nothing extreme. It was an action story, so it was thrilling, but no tears. There were funny parts, showing wit and sense of humor. There was a "Ha" here and there, but not a guffawing type of laugh ;)


    Any additional comments?

    I received this audiobook for free in exchange for an honest review

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    Michelle Titherington VanDaley 05-18-17
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    "Great Start To An Exciting Series!!!!"

    This story was the perfect beginning to this exciting series. Mikael Naramore was a great narrator bringing the characters to life. The Author did a fantastic job of painting the story so that you can envision each new being and circumstance that they encounter. The story is action packed and I look forward to seeing where this series goes in Book #2

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    Jenniferk sc 05-11-17
    Jenniferk sc 05-11-17 Member Since 2010

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    "A good quick action packed story"
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    Very nice from story to characters and good narration. I really enjoyed the characters and their plight as wardens of the Badlands. The older brother guiding the younger brother along, then the younger coming into his own. Plenty of scary supernatural baddies to fight along the way made for a compelling listen. Overall a really enjoyable listen. I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

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    jason young utah 05-10-17
    jason young utah 05-10-17 Member Since 2006

    I enjoy Sci-fi, fantasy, and non-fiction science books. I love audio books for their convenience and ease of transport.

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    "I couldn't stop listening."

    I have to start with I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an unbiased review, so here it is. much like kevin's other books there is good character development, no extraneous meandering. I really appreciate that in a story, it keeps moving at a good cadence and is inventive and entertaining. I will keep an eye out for more of the series.

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    jasonknecht 05-04-17
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    "Well done young adult fiction."

    I was given a free download of this audiobook by the author in exchange for an honest review. While I generally do not read or listen to YA fiction or fantasy, this book was entertaining. It developed the main character quite well and set him in place for future journeys. Very enjoyable.

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    John 04-30-17
    John 04-30-17 Member Since 2011
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    "A fun, twisted fantasy adventure"

    Wendigo Fever is a twisted, fun fantasy adventure suitable for teens and adults, although perhaps to scary and violent for younger readers. This is part of a series, but while the story is short, it is a stand alone story with a good ending of its own.

    The narrator does a fabulous job bringing the story to life.

    I received this book as a gift. This is my honest and voluntary review.

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  • Scott R
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    "Great read"

    Found the story fairly typical to start with usual young teen trying to do his best against a better more capable brother in the family business of monster hunting.
    Did find it very interesting how the author had a take on this being a future world and how the monsters/demons had been introduced into this world and how humanity now existed.
    Once the story pace picked up a bit i soon found it to be an excellent story.
    So much so that i went looking for the kindle copy of it.
    Usual sterling performance from the narrator which i have found to be a very positive indicator of the authors work.

    I received this title free in exchange for an honest review and as such represents my own honest opinion

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  • Norma Miles
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    "".. all kinds of things that go bump in the night""
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    When the walls came down, all types of creatures previously thought mythical streamed through to earth. To protect the surviving population of humans, a warden system was developed, screening the surviving habitations from the monsters in the badlands. The wardens lived at the very edge of civilisation, were trained in weaponry and some magic, knew the habits of the creatures that might be encountered - and usually died young.

    Errol's father had been a warden. He died when Errol was nine, when brother Tom took over from his dad. Now Errol, at 16, had been trained to be Tom's deputy. But he doesn't want to be a warden, thinking it was "stupid, boring and dangerous." But when Tom suddenly disappears, Errol has no choice . He goes into the badlands to look for his brother. What he finds is a Wendigo.

    A simply written, easy on the ear, enjoyable adventure story filled with imaginative scary creatures, a well developed main protagonist and some unusually exciting battles. The excellent narration by Mikael Naramore helps bring it all to life, his careful, well paced reading of the text and clearly defined voices of the characters assisting in the build of tension inherent in the text. This is a story full of underlying humour and, although there is violence and gore at times, is very suitable for young people as well as being enjoyable for the older readers. An original and exciting romp through monster lands.

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