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Secrets have been unleashed. Worlds have fallen. A Mage-King has died. But the war rages on!

Secrets and warships combined to turn the tide of the Siege of Legatus, delivering the capital of the Republic of Faith and Reason into the hands of their enemies. With Damien Montgomery called away to lead the entire Protectorate of Mars, fighting the war falls to Mage-Admiral Jane Alexander and Mage-Lieutenant Roslyn Chambers.

As the Martian Second Fleet moves against the remaining Republic worlds, Captain Kelly LaMonte’s covert stealth ship sweeps the worlds away from the conflict, searching for the Republic’s government-in-hiding and a chance to end the bloody conflict.

But this war began in the shadows, and the secrets hidden in those shadows threaten to turn the tide of the war once more - and bring it to the heart of the Protectorate!

©2020 Glynn Stewart (P)2021 Podium Audio

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Boooooo!!!!!!

MC was barely in the book.
should have been a parroty, not as part of the series.
I honestly wonder if he wrote this..
a large portion of the actions taken fell completely outside the realm that was created i.e. seven books of you cannot do this, but now you can.
the Narration was good.
I probably will not be purchasing any more of these books.

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meh

meeeh

I can't listen to all of this and this is a short "book".

not worth the credit or time

last book of the series I will buy... main char is barely in it

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Disappointing conclusion to and arch

I really like this series. I was disappointed with this book in particular. I get it they had to wrap up the Republic war arch but this feels a bit lazy and contrived.

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First I have some plot point issues. One being how do you replace a royal guard detachment and no one, mean no one notices. Also how do intercept said detachment in space based on the physics of the book. Second how do they not notice the ship that kidnapped the Admiral jump. We know from the other part of this book that you can’t hide jump flares. So it would be obvious when the ship used for extraction jumps. It’s dumb and a huge plot inconsistency.

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Jeffrey Kafer is an outstanding narrator.

Omg I loved this book. Glynn Stewart when is Starship Mage 10 coming out? I couldn't put this book down.

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Good, if a bit predictable

I liked this book in the series. It was a little predictable at the end, and the bad guys still seem to know too much, but it’s not unbelievable for a group that spent years (or decades) preparing what they did. The book also seemed a bit short, but maybe I’ve just been listening to too many 25+ hours audio books (Robert Jordan’s, fault I think :)

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No Damien, No Peace

Kidding. Overall this is a good book, up to the series’ and the reader’s high standards for quality but the lack of the main viewpoint character is kinda annoying. I don’t hate Chambers or the spy ship, but that’s not what I come here for. Add on some of the points where I felt the author was purposefully padding the narrative out to extend the life of the book series and it’s a very meh part of the series.

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Another Amazing Book!!!

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I can't say more than 5 stars!!!
And evidently I need to say more to satisfy the minimum word requirements which is why I don't usually leave reviews *rolls eyes

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Great Book!

Awesome new book by Glynn Stewart, incredible story, great characters, I can't wait for the next book!

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More Please!

Always an exciting story! I am eagerly waiting for more! I hope there will be more of Montgomery in future story lines!

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  • 08-28-21

Fantastic

Cannot get enough stories are really gripping and read brilliantly. Really cannot wait to start my next Glynn Stuart Starships Mage book

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  • david
  • 05-01-21

nice read

good story and enough to keep you wanting more. I will be reading the next book

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  • Shep
  • 03-24-21

great story.

gripping story line that just keeps getting better. can't wait for the next instalment. more more

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  • P Flynn
  • 02-21-21

very nice

the story continues, the characters are very good. I will be waiting for the next installment.

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  • K. Medcalf
  • 01-24-21

Excellent book in the series

This one is as good as the first book in t he e series, I like the characters and the plot moves along nicely. Excellent narration. it is a good listen.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 01-10-21

another brilliant episode.

love this series of books each character is engaging and makes you want to keep listening. It does not disapoint. looking forward to further books to come.

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  • Kelly
  • 06-07-21

great book

This book was great with lots of action non stop drama. I love this series

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  • 04-13-21

another excellent book from Glynn Stewart

Another excellent story from Glynn Stewart. The narration by Jeffrey Kafer is top notch as always. The team at Podium publishing have done an excellent job.