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It is 2021, and Sir Agravain's nemesis, Malagant, is back.

But Agravain, who hunted the Dread Knight during the 18th and 19th centuries, is now serving a prison sentence. Nimue, a mysterious student of Merlin, seeks King Arthur to offer him a choice.

Arthur can settle into the normal life he yearns, abandoning his estranged knight. Or risk everything he has, all he has achieved, to aid in Agravain’s escape.

The second book in the Arthurian fantasy series, The Return of King Arthur.

©2020 Alan O'Donoghue (P)2020 Alan O'Donoghue

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Turgid and wordy

The narrator reminded me of the regency actors in blackadder the third, the story is interminably dull and turgid.
This will be returned and I’ll try something else

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An excellent continuation of the series

A nice continuation of the Arturian legend with an interesting historical perspective. Well worth a listen

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A great reimagining

Really enjoyed this book it was nice to have a different perspective based on a legendary folklore also I felt the narrator really captured the essence of the characters,all in all I enjoyed this one

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“Goats climb, wizards arrive!”

A nice take on the Arthurian Legend, bringing him into modern times. It’s quite a slow burn, not the usual sword play of Arthur tales, but really well told with plenty of intrigue and mystery.
Great narration from Nigel with great character voices and pacing with a voice perfectly suited to this kind of tale. A true storyteller!
This is my honest opinion on a free review copy.

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  • Gary Thomson
  • 26-01-21

Hope there is another book on the way.

A fantastic sequel to Ravenmaster. This book mainly focused on the life of Agravain, how hard it would be watch everyone around you grow old and die and you stay young. Seeing a different side Nimue emerge was nice. Can’t wait for the next book on Arthur and his knights. Nigel’s narration was another fantastic and powerful reading.

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  • Shirley N.
  • 27-11-20

A Knight of Revenge

I received a free copy of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review.
A unique and interesting tale of immortal heroes as they pass through time. Agrivain, one of King Arthur's Knights, is compelled to leave the brotherhood, The dual passages through time is masterfully revealed in flashback scenes. The narrator was exceptional. Without getting too much further into detail, I think this story is best read without foreknowledge of the outcome, as I di.d. Imaginative and horrific incidents through time have full impact in this tale. The second book in this series ended with the sense that there has to be a book three as some issues are left unresolved.

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  • K. Lewandowski
  • 23-11-20

Awesome!!!

I have loved every minute of this story! I found it near impossible to pause it to get my commitments completed. My only complaint is the ending. I didn't find out the resolution to Arthur's love. I sure hope it is in the next book!!

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  • D. Sturgeon
  • 04-11-20

Awesome story!

This fantasy tale takes the listener to the distant past and to the near future. Excellent writing and narration makes this very enjoyable.