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Nightlord Audiobook

Nightlord: Sunset

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Publisher's Summary

"Why do I have to have moral issues with killing someone? I feel like such a hypocrite! It's worse than a vegetarian touting organically grown steaks." (Eric, physics teacher, involuntary vampire, and part-time demon slayer)

Eric didn't ask to be a vampire. In fact he didn't even believe in them. Biting your own tongue with your fangs does a lot of convincing. Even so, being a part-time undead isn't as easy as you might think. It can let you hold down a day job, true, but sometimes the night "life" can be more than a little difficult, what with those bloodthirsty urges and predatory instincts kicking in. Luckily for Eric he can rely on his trusty steed and her unwavering support, his flaming sword and its sarcastic wit, and his own snarky sense of humor.

©2014 Garon Whited (P)2015 Podium Publishing

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    Christopher Tyn Y Gongle, United Kingdom 13/08/2015
    Christopher Tyn Y Gongle, United Kingdom 13/08/2015 Member Since 2013
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    "What an opener!"

    I'm a fan of Sean Runnette's readings and this seemed like an interesting plot line so I started it. This is a truly a miners ice story, with refreshing twists on previously imagined ideas and characters you care about. Superbly read, thoroughly enjoyed, and waiting for the next!!!

    Bravo!!!!!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Kathryn 24/09/2015
    Kathryn 24/09/2015 Member Since 2013

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    "Great book, but odd ending"
    Where does Nightlord rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is a pretty good book, the characters were believable and the main character was easy to connect with. I would rank this among the top books I've listened to.


    What was most disappointing about Garon Whited’s story?

    Right up until the end the story was great but to suddenly drop a previous chapter from the beginning on to the end confused me completely. It has more loose ends than a frayed blanket and I really hope a sequel is planned otherwise it's a pointless read!


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    There wasn't a particular scene that stood out, but the action scene very described well and easy to imagine.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    There were parts that made me laugh, comments or reactions that were amusing. There were sad parts but not to the point of crying


    Any additional comments?

    The way the audio was put together, repetition of scenes and the ending... good grief the ending.. please say there is more!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    L 04/12/2015
    L 04/12/2015 Member Since 2014
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    "Vampires with a heart"
    Would you listen to Nightlord again? Why?

    Yes, given the length I'm sure there will be some points I missed first time around! It took me a while to get into the story, but I am so pleased I stayed with it. There were times the story took off in unexpected directions and the pace wasn't even - but that's fine by me. Even with the length, don't expect the story to tie up all the story lines there are a lot left hanging.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    The story is all from one view point (Eric), so if you don't like that character don't bother with the book.


    What does Sean Runnette bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    His pace of reading is quite laconic - I'm not sure I would have read the voice quite the same way, it added some characterisation I appreciated.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Several - but that would be telling!


    Any additional comments?

    This is a really long narrative - I listen while I run (so for half marathon training this is perfect!). I loved the world described and will likely listen to the whole thing again pretty soon, if I can't find a sequal!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    d.ginn 25/05/2016
    d.ginn 25/05/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Not at all what I expected"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Totally!!


    What did you like best about this story?

    Involved and funny


    What about Sean Runnette’s performance did you like?

    His timing is perfect


    Any additional comments?

    Moved directly on to book two and cant wait until book 3

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    tanya 01/03/2016
    tanya 01/03/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "excellent "

    Really enjoyed this book. the magickal elements I especially enjoyed. Couldn't stop listening to it

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lee 17/02/2016
    Lee 17/02/2016 Member Since 2015

    been blind since 2005, live in stoke on trent

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    "pure brilliance"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Nightlord to be better than the print version?

    haven't read the print version


    What did you like best about this story?

    fantastic narration, fast paced and brilliant story


    What does Sean Runnette bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    sean is my favourit narrator, really makes the book.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    spells, bites and fun.


    Any additional comments?

    really good story narrated by my favourite narrator. well worth a read, cant wait to start the sequel

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Torbjörn 07/02/2016
    Torbjörn 07/02/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "excellent!"

    a great fantasy book with alot of twists and unsuspected turns, good story and likeable characters.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    mark enniskeane, Ireland 24/08/2015
    mark enniskeane, Ireland 24/08/2015 Member Since 2008
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    "Lost its way"

    This book started of very well. Became a little lost in the center and finally came back towards the end. That is right up until the last part where it jumped the shark and became extremely disappointing. Shame I was enjoying very much until then.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    luke 01/12/2016
    luke 01/12/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Outstanding, Not just another vampire story."

    When looking at recommendations I almost passed this series by thinking "vampire story" a category which has frankly been done to death (if you will pardon the expression) and not really my favourite genre.
    That would have been a mistake, this is much more than a vampire story. This is epic fantasy, grand, detailed, clever and funny.
    It's like Lord of the rings and the chronicles of narnia had a love child that wanted to be a comedian when he grew up.

    It's worth mentioning the narrator also. I'm sure I'll cause some offence here but unfortunately I don't often find American accents pleasant to listen to. Having said that there's some British narrators I'd rather shove wasps up my arse than listen to for 5 minutes so perhaps it's just some regional accents I don't care for.
    But this is extremely well read by Sean Runnette with timing emotion different voices, I could and literally have listend to the man all day.

    Heads up the next book is more of the same good stuff.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    edward 01/12/2016
    edward 01/12/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "great book! well worth listening"

    don't let the length fool you, it's a genuinely excellent book with very few boring bits. without giving anything away it's hard to put across just how good it is

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Connor
    North Carolina
    07/08/15
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    "Quirky But Good"

    This is a long book - George R.R. Martin long. Unlike George’s books, this one is written in a conversational style, the main charter is likeable and the evil enemies are consistently immoral. The book includes action, tragedy and at times, some humor. The ending is abrupt and I hope the writer is gearing up for a sequel. Even after 37 hours, there is more to be told.

    23 of 23 people found this review helpful
  • nelson
    BRIGHAM CITY, UTAH, United States
    28/10/15
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    "Ahh no fair no fair"

    I loved every second of this book. I had doubts based on the description and the sample, but oh man am I glad I took the risk. The almost 40 hrs wasn't nearly enough. I want more!

    Lots of fun without being silly.

    I couldn't decide to groan or scream at the cliffhanger at the end. I have hundreds of audible books, this very well might be the best. I WANT MORE!!

    20 of 20 people found this review helpful
  • Zachary
    30/07/15
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    "Very Tufo-esk, Great book with HORRIBLE ending"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    awesome book I thoroughly enjoyed it and was honestly wondering if it was written by Tufo until the horrible ending.... still a great listen though, can't go wrong with Sean Runnette (which is how I found this book). I hope there is another installment to finish up the loose ends.


    24 of 25 people found this review helpful
  • Nolan
    30/11/15
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    "Great story and narration!"

    Excellent story and narrator. I am looking forward to the next book of the trilogy.

    There was an oddity in the file at about chapter 95(?). One of the chapters repeated--which was confusing at first, but fast forwarding through it confirmed it was a repeat, and the story picked up in the correct place afterwards.

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Richard
    Sudbury, MA, United States
    09/09/15
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    "My favorite read of the year"

    The storyline is good and the narrator is perfect for the story. It never flags. It never wanders. It just keeps going from one interesting plot point to another. I normally go for high tech science fiction. This is a most welcome exception.

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • C. S.
    12/09/15
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    "Good Book"

    This is the 3rd book in the Nightlord series by Garon Whited.

    These are well written and entertaining novels! You cannot help but love Halar, the "grey" hero of the story. He claims to be a monster yet cannot resist helping everyone he meets.

    This story was not quite as good as the last 2 - mainly because of the increase in sexual references. It was still an excellent read!

    I will keep reading and look forward to book 4!

    As always Sean Runnette narrates perfectly!

    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • Jim
    06/09/15
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    "I Need A Part II"

    Found this book by searching Sean's other works. Good call; gonna listen again.
    Monsters, magic, romance, heroes, and an excellent performance; what more could a bored trucker want?

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Michael
    Valparaiso, IN, United States
    09/09/15
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    "Best story in a long while."

    Can't wait for the next book and I hope it's soon. I loved the change of worlds.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Catherine
    Travel Nurse
    16/07/15
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    "Mark Tufo???"
    Where does Nightlord rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I stumbled across this book while searching Sean Runnette.


    Looking forward to hearing more from this author


    What did you like best about this story?

    This is a great story which made me stop and say "what?"


    What about Sean Runnette’s performance did you like?

    I love Sean Runnette.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Down the whirlpool


    Any additional comments?

    I've never heard of this author his writing style and attitude he gives his characters is dead
    on for Mark Tufo.

    20 of 23 people found this review helpful
  • joe
    Norton, MA, United States
    06/09/15
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    "Tufo fans will love this. Awesome book"

    what a wonderful book. vampires, wizards, knights, dragons and more. this book has everything you would want in a fantasy novel. ive read a few reviews that complained about the ending, but i actually liked it. i cant wait for the next one to come out. if you like Mark Tufo, i guarantee you will like this book. Same humor l, same style of writing. almost as if Mark Tufo was writing under a pen name. Sean Runnette is perfect as always. i think that i am going to listen to it again right now.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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