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  • Scorched Shadows

  • Hellequin Chronicles, Book 7
  • By: Steve McHugh
  • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165

Avalon is under siege. A shadowy cabal, headed by a mysterious figure known only as "My Liege", has launched a series of deadly attacks across the globe, catching innocent human bystanders in the crossfire. Emerging from the debris of battle, Nate Garrett, the 1600-year-old sorcerer also called Hellequin, and his friends must stop My Liege once and for all. But powerful forces stand in their way. To save Avalon, they will need to enlist the help of Mordred, once Nate's greatest nemesis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Helliquin for president.

  • By Vince Sanz on 24-04-19

great series. bad narrator

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-01-18

Not sure why they changed the narrator for these stores the original was so much better.

Please for the final instalment go back to the original.

Please

not sure i can listen to another book with Simon Mattacks

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Book 7

  • By: J.K. Rowling
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 23 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17,320
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 15,625
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 15,561

As he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid's motorbike and takes to the skies, leaving Privet Drive for the last time, Harry Potter knows that Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters are not far behind. The protective charm that has kept Harry safe until now is broken, but he cannot keep hiding. The Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything Harry loves and to stop him Harry will have to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. The final battle must begin - Harry must stand and face his enemy....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hallowed Be Thy Name Harry Potter!

  • By Simon on 20-12-15

Genius

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-12-16

The Genius of both Mrs Rowling and Mr Fry is brilliant.
I have read and listened to these books countless times and every time i feel gripped.

I believe Mr Fry may lack confidence in certain things, but i think i am safe to say that the narration of these books has taken them to another level.

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  • Kin of Kings (The Kin of Kings: Book 1)

  • By: B.T. Narro
  • Narrated by: Brad C. Wilcox
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33

The first great war of Ovira is over, and the most hated king in centuries is dead, but his nephew still lives. However, Basen had nothing to do with the destructive war his uncle started. In fact it was his uncle who exiled him and his father to the territory of their enemies, where Basen's dreams of becoming a legendary mage now fade, as he must work all day just to eat. His only chance at regaining some semblance of the life he thought he would lead is to join an elite school that trains, houses, and feeds a thousand new young men and women each year.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • There is humour, action, tension and magic.

  • By Tony Bough on 30-01-16

Terrible narrator

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-11-16

The story appeared to have a good plot, but the narrator spoiled any kind of enjoyment.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful