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The Rampart Guards Audiobook

The Rampart Guards: Chronicle One in the Adventures of Jason Lex

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Publisher's Summary

The Rampart Guards is an adventure and coming-of-age story about a young man, Jason Lex, coping with the loss of his mom and the discovery that the world is not exactly as it seems. Creatures of legend live among us. Grown-ups don't always make the best decisions. And sometimes choosing to trust is a tough, even dangerous decision.

After his mom disappears, Jason Lex and his family move to a small town where he has no friends, no fun, no life. Things get worse when he's chased by weird flying creatures that only he can see. Jason thinks he's losing it.

But when he discovers new information about his family, he's stunned to learn that creatures like Skyfish, Kappa, and the Mongolian Death Worm aren't just stories on the Internet - they're real, and they live unseen alongside the human race. Many of these creatures naturally emit energy capable of incinerating humans. An invisible shield keeps these creatures hidden and protects the human race from their threatening force. But someone - or something - is trying to destroy it.

Unsure who he can trust, Jason is drawn into the fight to save the people closest to him, and he finds help in surprising places. Confronted with loss, uncertainty, and a devastating betrayal, he must make a gut-wrenching decision: who lives and who dies.

©2015 Wendy Terrien (P)2016 Wendy Terrien

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    Tammy 06-15-17
    Tammy 06-15-17
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    "Buy Me I'm worth a credit"

    I was gifted this Audio ARC for a honest and unbiased review from the author/narrator.
    Wendy Terrien wrote this fantasy filled book , consisting of a ton of twists and turns that left you wanting more and more!
    Brian Callanan outdid himself with each and every voice he did.
    I did read the paper copy of this book and I must say that Brian had me captivated from start to finish. Like my granny used to say, it's like an ole time radio show.
    I am looking forward to the next book in the series, it will be on my to be listened to.
    I highly recommend this book to anyone who loves suspense /drama /and or supernatural themes.
    It's well worth a shot or should I say credit.

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    Jonathan Newton 10-18-16
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    "Great book"

    This book has some twists you see and some you don't it will keep your imagination running.


    I got a free copy to read and review and I would give it 5 stars any day.

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    Mary D. 04-02-16
    Mary D. 04-02-16
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    "Unique and Captivating Story"

    This fantasy is filled with unexpected twists and turns and the excellent narration brings the characters to life. I purchased a hard copy and read it before the audio book was released and I gave that version five stars also. Listening versus reading brings a different and very interesting tone and flavor to the story....a fantastic experience!

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    HeatherY 10-15-17
    HeatherY 10-15-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Fun YA Fantasy Adventure!"

    After 14 year old Jason Lex's mom disappears one night and is presumed dead, his family is uprooted and moved to the small town of Salton, Idaho. Jason leaves everything behind, his school, his friends, and any hope of seeing his mom again. Once in Salton, he starts to see mysterious creatures in the sky that no one else can see, sparkling streamers that seem to be trying to hurt his family. When Jason meets a man in town with a connection to him, he's told that all the mythical creatures like Bigfoot exist. And Jason himself might be able to wield powers to protect the human world from them.

    This was a fun YA fantasy adventure! I thought the cryptozoology angle was original, and learning about the different cryptids is going to be interesting. It takes some time to get to the action part of the story, but it spends that time building the characters. By the time the cryptids were introduced, I was hooked and wanted to see what happened to Jason and Alexander. I thought the identity of the 'bad guy' was really well done, a bold choice for a YA. The twists and turns kept me guessing right up til the end!

    I liked the characters, a lot of the focus of the book was on the family and their relationships.
    Jason's interactions with Della were sweet and with Kyle were hilarious, they were so natural I felt like I was reading conversations with my own siblings. I'd love to hear more about Sadie, a martial arts loving 'hacker' with her own interesting backstory that was only hinted at. I've seen this series compared to Percy Jackson, and while I read the first book in that series and had no desire to continue it, I want to read the rest of Jason Lex's journey.

    The narration was really well done, Brian Callanan has a great range of voices. Each character is distinct and performed so you know exactly what they're feeling. I requested a copy of the audiobook, and I'm voluntarily leaving a review.

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    Layla 09-28-17
    Layla 09-28-17
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    "Slow to begin with but it does get better!"

    This book was slow to begin with. It took along while before things started to get interesting. If I was reading this then I would have given up but I kept listening because of the positive reviews on this story. So I thought it might get better and it did.
    There is a twist that I did not see coming and I kept thinking that the author has put a red herring just to confuse us. Which she did and I kept thinking it can't be that character.
    Brian did an excellent job of acting out (vocally) each character. I knew what each character felt without being told what they were feeling.

    I would recommend this book and narrator.
    However this is not suitable for all ages due to sporadic profanity and violent content used in the book.

    I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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    Kimberly Smith Oklahoma City 09-24-17
    Kimberly Smith Oklahoma City 09-24-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Loved it!"

    This book pulled me in immediately and kept me guessing until the end. I couldn't put it down! It's full of action, magic and adventure. The narrator did an excellent job with all of the voices. Excellent story + excellent narration = DEFINITELY CREDIT WORTHY! I have already downloaded the next in the series so this concludes this review as I'm off to listen to "The Clan Calling" and "The League of Governors"!!!

    I received a review copy at my request and voluntarily reviewed.

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    seelk Burlington, Ontario, Canada 09-17-17
    seelk Burlington, Ontario, Canada 09-17-17 Member Since 2014
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    "YA paranormal adventure"

    I enjoyed listening to this first instalment of Jason Lex's adventures and the voice telling it had a lot to do with it. Loved the performance, the various voices suited each character, the emotions behind the words were clearly heard.

    I recommend this to paranormal, fantasy and adventure fans, young or old. The story is about dealing with a missing parent, discovering family secrets, loyalty and making hard choices. Lots of twists thrown in that keep the reader/listener engaged to the end. The family dynamics are realistic and so is the school setting. Loved that Sadie, Jason's new best friend, is a smart, strong girl. Looking forward to the next book.

    I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and this review is voluntary.

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    S 06-24-17
    S 06-24-17
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    "Bit slow to start, but good set up to the series"
    Would you be willing to try another book from Wendy Terrien? Why or why not?

    Yes, I would try more from this series.


    Have you listened to any of Brian Callanan’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    This is my first one but I thought the performance was good.


    Was The Rampart Guards worth the listening time?

    Yes it was, I enjoyed listening to the story.


    Any additional comments?

    This book was a bit slow to start and it took quite a long time before there was any mention of the Rampart from the title of the book. After that if got far more interesting.
    Jason thought life was pretty simple until his mother disappears and his father moves them to another town to be closer to the rest of their family. Then he learns there is far more to the world than he ever could have imagined. Strange creatures and other dimensions, Jason has powers he never would have dreamed of.

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    Michelle Titherington VanDaley 05-18-17
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    "Great Beginning!"

    The Rampart Guards: Chronicle One in the Adventures of Jason Lex was a fun enjoyable listen. I loved to hear about the all of the interesting strange characters that Jason and his strange Uncle encountered. Brian Callanan did a great job as narrator. This is Chronicle One so it will be interesting to see where the series heads after this.

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    Rosemary Hughes 05-16-17
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    "Option - save the correct or the one you love"

    A very innovative story, that unravels just as all good stories should, answering the readers unasked questions, and giving a look at the scenario from various characters perspective. I appreciated the audio rendition of each character, making it more like an old time radio play.
    I am looking forward to the next book in the series. I highly recommend this book for anyone wanting suspense, drama and supernatural themes.

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