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Tyrant's Throne

The Greatcoats, Book 4
Narrated by: Joe Jameson
Series: The Greatcoats, Book 4
Length: 19 hrs and 49 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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Would you - could you? - uphold the law at the cost of those you love? Falcio val Mond, First Cantor of the Greatcoats, is on the brink of fulfilling his dead King's dream: Aline is about to take the throne and restore the rule of law once and for all. But for the Greatcoats, nothing is ever that simple.

In neighbouring Avares, an enigmatic new warlord is uniting the barbarian armies, and, even worse, he is rumoured to have a new ally: Falcio's old nemesis Trin. With the armies of Avares at her back, she'll be unstoppable.

Falcio, Kest and Brasti go racing north to stop her, but in those cold, treacherous climes they discover something altogether different - and far more dangerous: a new player plans to take the throne of Tristia, and the Greatcoats, for all their determination and skill, may not be able to stop him.

©2017 Sebastien de Castell (P)2017 Quercus Editions Limited

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Excelente final para una excelente serie!

Un final lleno de emociones, intriga y desenlaces inesperados, donde lleva al lector a disfrutar de una verdadera historia de héroes.

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  • jackie Hammond
  • 03-23-18

Enjoyed all four books

I really enjoyed these books. Not quite Brandon Sanderson or Tad Williams but almost. Kept me listening when ever possible. Loved the humour and a great narrator.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-10-19

finished.

loved this series and really hope one day that the grey coats return with the new king and 1st canter.

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  • I. Morgan
  • 09-05-19

great book really fun adventure

the story was good and a great ending to the for books of anything I got annoyed with the voice of the narrator I just felt he didn't fit any of the books

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  • Lee Harrison
  • 08-29-19

Absolutely amazing

I'd never heard of these books or the author before stumbling accords them on Audible. I'd been on the lookout for new books after exhausting all books by Brendan Sanderson, Robin Hobb, Brent Weeks, Jim Butcher, Joe Abercrombie, Brian McClellan, and as many other fantasy stories as I could get my hands on.

So when I picked up these books, I was hoping for the next series to hold my attention over the course of many weeks, and I particularly enjoyed the story of the Greatcoats, and their ode to the swashbuckling greats.

I look forward to reading more by Sebastian de Castell :).

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-18-19

Once in a generation epic.

I find it hard to find a great series that you can sink your teeth in to and spend hours reading or listening to, dreaming of the characters. So authors get so close, but often fall short just be a hairs breadth.

This, is no one of those instances.

I was recommended Saints Blood by my sister, and after finishing it off in a matter of days, proceeded to devour the entire series over the last month.

I regret nothing.

I love this story.

I love these characters.

I already miss them, and I can't wait to see them again - like long lost friends.

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  • Mr Joseph J Denton
  • 07-24-19

The end of the beginning

The end of a fantastic series brilliant from start to finish with amazing narration some of the best I've ever heard truly emotional exciting roller coaster of a book more people need to read this book

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  • Stacker
  • 07-17-19

A great ending.

I’ve loved all of these books and have really enjoyed all of them. I was actually a little sad listening to this last instalment but it was excellent and a fine conclusion to the epic story. I will miss the characters and feel a little bereft now it’s all over. More please?!?

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  • Matthew Jones
  • 06-06-19

fantastic series

this is my favourite series of all time. i highly recommend it. funny, shocking, and exciting. look forward to reading more from greatcoats. maybe someday.

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  • Leon
  • 05-26-19

Good ending to a strong series of books

if you enjoyed the first three books then you won’t be disappointed in this one or the ending which concludes the saga of three great characters who had you laughing with them and rooting for them.

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  • SD Shaw
  • 05-03-19

good narrator poor plot

it's just a but too formulaic for my liking. otherwise ok but is never gripping.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-05-18

Great Listen

I started the Greatcoats Quartet as a means to add some background noise to the blanks in my everyday routine but I was quickly drawn in thanks to Joe Jameson's amazing performance throughout. His narration gave de Castell's complex characters the life they so deserved.