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Promise of Wrath Audiobook

Promise of Wrath: Hellequin Chronicles, Book 6

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Publisher's Summary

A powerful sorcerer. A forgotten past. Hellequin is back, and the end is near.

A terrible storm is brewing in London, and Nathan Garrett, the sorcerer known as Hellequin, is the only one who can stop it.

But his enemies have other plans. Harnessing the power of an ancient stone tablet, they cast Nate and his allies into another realm, where a bloody conflict rages between creatures twisted by magic. Meanwhile, with his friends' lives in danger, Nate must put centuries of differences aside, and place his trust in one of his greatest foes.

Time is running out. Trapped and outnumbered, Nate must use all his wits and power to survive and find his way home before his enemies start a war that could destroy everything he holds close. Welcome to the penultimate chapter of the Hellequin Chronicles.

©2016 Steve McHugh. (P)2016 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Amazon Customer 07/12/2016
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    "Different narrator after 5 books!?"

    Good book but let down by a change in narrator. The narrator used is 'good' but a change in the way words and names are pronounced after 5 books is jarring and some how made Nate sound whiny rather than badass.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer england 19/02/2017
    Amazon Customer england 19/02/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Brilliant sci fi series"

    I just love Steve Mchugh's hellequin series can't wait for more. Anyone that likes sci fi id really recommend these books

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Angela London, UK 18/02/2017
    Angela London, UK 18/02/2017 Member Since 2012

    Angela

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    "New reader takes a bit to get used to"

    I didn't like the change at first but after 30 minutes or so I got used to it and by the end of the book I was happy with the new reader and the story. Great new story although now we have to wait for the next book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Mystified London 22/01/2017
    Mystified London 22/01/2017

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    "Great story,"

    And the plot thickens, great story, I has to get used to the new narrator but he does an amazing job. Can't wait for next installment.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Hannah Jade Loftus Leeds Uk 06/01/2017
    Hannah Jade Loftus Leeds Uk 06/01/2017
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    "Love the whole series"

    He simply cannot write these books quick enough for my liking I cannot wait for the next one !!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ian Godstone, United Kingdom 10/12/2016
    Ian Godstone, United Kingdom 10/12/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "Great story but horrible execution"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    This should only be read by people who have read the other books in the Hellequin series. It is by no means a stand alone novel, in fact if I had started with this book I would have given up on the whole endeavour.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story was great with lots of twists and turns, character upgrades and magic battles. However the language used to describe all this good stuff was bland at best and childish at worst. Almost every line of dialogue sounded as if it was lifted from a cheesy 80's cop movie. Some of the characters seemed to have been cut out of the same genre. Very few characters were anything other than pure evil or pure good, demonstrating all of the prerequisite 'goody' qualities such as righteous indignation, heroic self-blame for events which weren't their fault and of course winning every verbal exchange with a sparkling wit.


    Any additional comments?

    Although I have not been particularly positive about this book I reiterate that the plot is very good and is a brilliant development to the Hellequin universe. If I had to guess I would say that the writer rushed to finish it so had little time to come up with anything original beyond the plot itself. If you like the books it's worth a listen, if you haven't heard any of the others, stop wasting your time by reading this rambling review and purchase Crimes Against Magic, it's far better and introduces the Hellequin in all his glory. .

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kieran Gwynnette Barnsley. UK 25/11/2016
    Kieran Gwynnette Barnsley. UK 25/11/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "Even better than the last."

    This series gets better and better as time goes on great characters more twists and the time just flies by listening to the book.

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    Pearl S. 19/11/2016
    Pearl S. 19/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic story line"

    Story reader different than all the other books but ok missed first reader this was little light on the aggressor but ok

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    Thomas 13/11/2016
    Thomas 13/11/2016 Member Since 2011
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    "I am looking forward to the next one. "

    there is action all the way through. you need to reade the first books in order, it is more of the same .

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    paul 25/11/2016
    paul 25/11/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Hellequin is not the force he was"

    The first Hellequin story was interesting,and entertaining, this one not so much. Fails to impress

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    "Narrator change..."

    I generally hate narrator changes. This change wasn't as bad as others, but it still wasn't a good thing. Often the narrator made Nate sound like one of the female characters. It was I'd having a high pitch question be followed by Nate asked. Otherwise the narrator was good.

    Otherwise I liked the book. I'm not where I'd place the book in comparison to the rest of the series, mainly because the narrator took some of the joy out of it. These books are always full of plot holes and yet are fun enough that we joyfully go along with it. This one is no exception. Fun, action packed, with enough emotion and wit to keep ones mind away from the flaws. I'm good with it. They don't pretend to be anything else. And, the originality is great.
    Can't wait for the next book, though I hope we get the original narrator back.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • VKGiamp
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    "I hate when you change narrator. mid series"

    Why change narrator on the last book in a series? I have a hard time telling characters apart.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Timothy
    Eureka, CA United States
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    "New voice lacks proper rage and grit"

    New narrator, He's ok, not as good as James for Nate, Simon makes Nate sound like a college age capable guy. James makes him sound like an tough middle aged utter badass that no one wants to fuck with. Simon just doesn't give Nate the grit/gravitas that the character needs. Simon is decent for Nate, and totally inadequate for HELLEQUIN you REALLY notice the difference in the scenes where Nate gets angry and starts talking about it and how he's going to kick Ass. James gives his voice real growl/rage to the words in those situations :-D

    Other than that, the book was awesome, plenty of New fun stuff and I think I like it more than the previous book.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • T.B B.
    25/01/17
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    "I hate narrator changes,"

    While not the worst narrator, he did a piss poor job replacing the person who has performed the rest of the books and really hope this change isn't permanent

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Tigerfly
    16/01/17
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    "James! What happened to you?"

    The story was awesome but the other realm beginning combined with the obviously not James Langton reader did a number on my mind. I put the book down for a few days to get over it. Then gritted my teeth a few chapters in.
    But by the end I can accept this new guys talents, he tried hard to keep accented elements the same and I appreciate that. There were annoying quirks though that again had me gritting my teeth.
    1. Occasionally a character would say something in a feminine voice, only to hear it was Nathan talking... and he would be a little whiny at times.
    2. Casey was called Chloe
    3. Diana was all of a sudden Diane

    There were some other name mix-ups that I can't recall and the pronunciation of Nathan's Airibus was different from James, so the Are EE bus pronunciation was irksome. All that aside it was an enjoyable book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Alvin K.Russell Jr
    FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, US
    04/02/17
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    "Type faster Steve."

    Story just keeps getting better. Looking forward to finding out more about Nate and Mordreds past. Can't wait for next book. I also enjoyed the new narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Erena Gray
    15/01/17
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    "Another great!"

    I'm excited to see what comes next. McHugh weaves a intricate story that leaves you wanting to know more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • jaykaran
    15/01/17
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    "good"

    good. so apparently I need 20 words but the first one was good enough savy

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lynch
    Kentwood, MI, United States
    04/01/17
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    "Really like this series!"

    I am so glad I found this series. I am really enjoying it and can't wait for the next installment!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Donald Wilson
    Detroit, MI
    01/01/17
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    "Brilliant"

    This is another GREAT installment in the series. McHugh didn't waste any time pushing the main story forward which is what I appreciated most about this book. Plus he gave every character a valuable role...just brilliant. Can't wait for the next one!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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