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The Sword Chronicles: Child of the Empire

By: Michaelbrent Collings
Narrated by: Danielle Cohen
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She is a Dog - one of the many children and teens across the empire of Ansborn who have been sentenced to fight in the arenas. There they fight in battle after battle until they die for the sport of the people of Ansborn - an empire built atop the peaks of five mountains. But one day she picks up a knife, and everything changes. She discovers she is a Greater Gift - one of a handful of magic users with powers so great they have only two choices: to join the Empire as one of its premier assassins, or die as a threat to the Empire itself. She is no longer a Dog. Now, she is Sword. And she will soon realize that in this Empire, not all is what it seems. Good and evil collide, and she can never be sure whom to trust - not even herself. She holds life in her hands for some. Brings death by her blade to others. She is a killer. She is a savior. She is Sword.

©2016 Michaelbrent Collings (P)2016 Michaelbrent Collings

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Fantastic in every sense of the word

Independent Collings has a wonderful way of delivering a story repleat with details, characters AND full of action. Partnered with Danielle Cohen's amazing skill in reading this book is a rare find.

In a society where those children who are not wanted are sold to the kennels where they must fight to live, a girl who has extraordinary abilities is rescued to become one of the empire's elite only to find that she is just a pawn in a bigger game.

Join the gifted one, Sword, as she fights to find the truth of who she really is.

I enjoyed this book so much I will listen to it again and again.

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