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Bright Ruin

The Dark Gifts Trilogy, Book 3
By: Vic James
Narrated by: Avita Jay
Series: The Dark Gifts Trilogy, Book 3
Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (66 ratings)

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Summary

A gripping Orwellian vision of Britain, with a rebellious Hunger Games heart, Bright Ruin is the third and final title in Vic James’ electrifying Dark Gifts Trilogy, following Tarnished City.

In a world where the lower classes must endure 10 years of forced service to a magical aristocracy, a revolution is brewing that will transform - or destroy - the world. And not everyone will be saved....

©2018 Vic James (P)2018 Macmillan Digital Audio

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I loved this series

I loved this series and will definitely listen again it was dynamic and original to the end.

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  • Angela
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  • 02-09-18

Loved it

I loved it, it took me through a range of emotions and I am gutted it’s finished

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Perfect end to the Dark Gifts trilogy

I really enjoyed Bright Ruin, the final installment of the Dark Gifts trilogy.

The storyline was satisfying, and shocking, answered questions, asked more questions, went the way I imagined and the way I never thought.

Really enjoyed it and highly recommend the whole trilogy.

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Good enough conclusion

Enjoyable trilogy set in a dystopian England controlled by a "skilled" ruling class who keep the majority of the unskilled population in semi-slavery.

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Best trilogy I read in a long time

Don’t want to leave these characters behind.

I have never listened to a trilogy that gets better with each book.

Hopefully there will be more from Vic james in the future.

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Best YA Trilogy since the Hunger Games

Love, Love LOVED this trilogy. I bought the first one when it was the Daily Deal and it languiished in my library for a while but once I started it I was totatlly gripped and I had to buy the second two immediately andhave raced throught the lot.

Refreshingly unpredictable. The main cast of well rounded and complex characters all have interesting journeys and it's wonderful how your allegency and sympathy changes over the course of the tale.

I don't want to give any spoilers but the final installment really delivers.

This is definitely one I'll be returning to in the future I'm sure.

The narrator does a great job too !

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Brilliant trilogy!

A bit weird and horrible in places, but a facinating story - I absolutely loved it! :-D

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Enjoyable

I really enjoyed this trilogy and the ending was partly how I wanted it to end. However I would have liked to know more about what happened to Luke and Silyian!!

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Cliffhanger resolution on final book of a trilogy

I enjoyed the story despite the more disturbing aspects snuck in like Rape, torture and child abuse. However the author’s fondness for ending books without a real resolution is pretty annoying. I personally like the characters I’ve followed through books like this to have some sort of resolution (good or bad) so was frustrated by this series. Still it’s a good book, especially if you like Hunger Games or Divergent

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Still loads of questions

Really enjoyed this trilogy, fustration a bit at the ending though as I want to know what happens next but I guess it's a sign of a good story if it leaves you wanting more