• Shadowguard

  • Pharim War Book 1
  • By: Gama Ray Martinez
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (44 ratings)

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Shadowguard

By: Gama Ray Martinez
Narrated by: Adam Verner
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Publisher's summary

Sponsored by a rich patron, Jez attends the Carceri Academy, where many of the country's elite go to study. Though his patron forbids him to study it, Jez finds he has an aptitude for battle magic. When a sleeping sickness sweeps the land, Jez begins experiencing strange visions of the creation of the world. He investigates them and discovers a trail of dark magic that indicates his patron may not be as benevolent as he originally believed, and Jez himself may be much older than anyone suspects.

©2015 Gamaliel Martinez (P)2015 Gamaliel Martinez

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Great Book, Great Narration!

Great book! Great back story and an interesting new world to explore. The book is kind of part Harry Potter and part Percy Jackson. My only complaint is that I wish it was longer, especially in the middle section about the Academy. Can't wait for the second one!

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Great

Loved it. if you like Harry Potter, Fablehaven, Lord of the Rings this is a cross between everything is a great fantasy story with angels and demons in it instead of elves and Dragons.

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I LOVED this book!

I got this book at the recommendation of a friend and I am so glad I did! The only challenge was I liked it so much I wanted to stop doing everything else so that I could finish it. I can’t wait to get through the rest of the series!

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Great book

It was better then I thought it would be. it's just shorter then I normally listen to.

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Captivating Story

I was sucked in from the first chapter. Jez's world evoked wonder and made me want to discover my own hidden abilities. Shadowguard is a tale of growing and discovery, as well as trials and adventure. I can't wait to see what happens next.

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The book was very childish and straightforward

The story seems rushed. The author just kinda does a fly by of events in the story that could have been delved into. I do like the background put into story though, the author spent time to develop a rich history/mythology, unfortunately that's all he spent time on the rest he seems to forget. So while the story lacked in many areas it wasn't unreadable.

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