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Shield of Thunder

Troy, Book 2
Narrated by: Thomas Judd
Series: Troy, Book 2
Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
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The war of Troy is looming, and all the kings of the Great Green are gathering, friends and enemies, each with their own dark plans of conquest and plunder.

Into this maelstrom of treachery and deceit come three travellers: Piria, a runaway priestess nursing a terrible secret; Kalliades, a warrior with a legendary sword; and Banokles, who will carve his own legend in the battles to come.

Shield of Thunder takes the listener back into the glories and tragedies of Bronze Age Greece, reuniting the characters from Lord of the Silver Bow: the dread Helikaon and his great love, the fiery Andromache, as well as the mighty Hektor and the fabled storyteller, Odysseus.

©2017 David Gemmell (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group

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Discouraging, but necessarily and beautifully so

Lord of the Silver Bow is a tale so full of Hope and optimism, but we all know how the Trojan War ends. This book, though still thrilling and beautifully written, marks the turn that leads us back to where we know things must go. It's more than a little heartbreakingly, and as badly as I want to continue down this path (and I certainly will, as The Fall of Kings is now downloading) I wish we could go back before everything became so.. broken.

Thomas Judd, as before, is a fantastic narrator.

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great book

this Gemmell series is fantastic. very addictive, can't wait to start book 3!! will be sad to finish the series.

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  • laz
  • 07-20-19

David

Brilliant that's all I can say, but they say it is got to be fifteen words long or they don't post it, however anyone who has read David Gemmell's stories knows he was one of the best writers ever.

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  • Mr. S. Welch
  • 02-20-19

absolutely loved it.

the events before the Trojan war retold in an addictive gripping listen. can't wait for part 3..

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-25-18

Epic Listen

Fantastic story, great characters, fast paced and interesting. The Troy series is up there with the best of Gemmalls work in my opinion

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  • glen curtin
  • 10-09-18

Fantastic!

Fantastic book beautifully read by Tomas, the level of detail as always is second to none by the late great David, onto to book 3!

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  • P
  • 04-15-18

Fantastic

Well read, great story, fantastic characters, I love David Gemmell books, the audiobooks do his work justice

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  • steve
  • 04-25-18

Gemmell is amazing

This trilogy is one of his finest works - hero’s and villains in a time of war! Simply amazing. Heartbreaking at times, inspiring in others!