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  • The Hidden Masters of Marandur

  • The Pillars of Reality, Book 2
  • By: Jack Campbell
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 199
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192

Someone wants to kill Mari, a young Steam Mechanic in the Guild that controls all technology. She has learned that her world of Dematr is headed for a catastrophe that will destroy civilization, and that Mages really can alter reality for short periods. Someone also wants to kill Alain, a young Mage who has learned that Mechanics are not frauds as his Guild teaches, and that Mechanic Mari is the only person who can prevent the oncoming disaster.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Quintessential middle book

  • By susan on 21-03-15

The masters of Marandur

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

Reviewed: 26-03-18

If you could sum up The Hidden Masters of Marandur in three words, what would they be?

The story was very well told. The evolution of the main characters love continues to grow and the reader really feels engrossed in the book. It instils the virtue of thinking before acting. There were also allot of humorous parts. It was also very well read

What other book might you compare The Hidden Masters of Marandur to, and why?

The book has made me want to go through the rest of the series.

Which character – as performed by MacLeod Andrews – was your favourite?

The author writes the book very well

  • The Assassins of Altis

  • The Pillars of Reality, Book 3
  • By: Jack Campbell
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

Trapped within the dead city of Marandur, Master Mechanic Mari and Mage Alain must escape both merciless barbarians and the pitiless Imperial Legion. Beyond those dangers lie the mightiest and most unforgiving powers in the world of Dematr: the Great Guilds that rule the world with iron fists.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exciting Read!

  • By Lynn Worton on 15-07-18

A thoroughly engrossing series

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

Reviewed: 26-03-18

What made the experience of listening to The Assassins of Altis the most enjoyable?

The narration was very good. The reader really made the the listener feel the emotion that was going on at the time.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Assassins of Altis?

There were many great moments in the book and allot of funny parts that made me chuckle. I particularly liked the ending when it felt like a big family reunion.

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

A great energy that I would find hard to simulate in my head. He made the book far more enjoyable then it would have been on my own.

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

I’m the woman, everything I say is wisdom, ;) lol

Any additional comments?

Highly recommended but make sure you are following the series in order to really appreciate it. I am pretty much going through all 6 books in around 2 months

  • Daughter of Dragons

  • The Legacy of Dragons, Book 1
  • By: Jack Campbell
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228

The world of Dematr had been locked unchanging for centuries by the Great Guilds, most people living in a world of oil lamps, crossbows, and horse cavalry, the Mechanics reserving to themselves the technology for steam locomotives, rifles, and far-talkers while the Mages treated all others as if they were nothing - until Master Mechanic Mari, dragon slayer and pirate queen, and Master of Mages Alain raised the army of the new day to free their world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By samantha jane robins on 15-05-17

Great story

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

Reviewed: 15-02-18

Where does Daughter of Dragons rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Its one of my favorites. Granted I dont have many, around 20 but its up there

What did you like best about this story?

The build up made me want to get the next one

Which character – as performed by MacLeod Andrews – was your favourite?

Kira

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

Loads

Any additional comments?

Recommended

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  • The Art of Invisibility

  • The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data
  • By: Kevin Mitnick
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178

Like it or not, your every move is being watched and analyzed. Consumers' identities are being stolen, and a person's every step is being tracked and stored. What once might have been dismissed as paranoia is now a hard truth, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand. In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin Mitnick illustrates what is happening without your knowledge - and he teaches you "the art of invisibility".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By Simon James Pook on 26-10-18

Good book - read in 2017

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

Reviewed: 29-12-17

Great book with allot of useful info applicable to 2017. Kevin mitnik is a great story teller and teacher