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Summary

A thousand years ago, Tung, a young thief, awaits his execution. Alone in a cold dark dungeon, all hope is gone...until Madrick, the disgraced royal wizard, is thrown into the dungeon with him.

Madrick reveals an incredible secret about a legendary spell, a spell which helps them escape their prison cell, and eventually their century.

As strangers lost in today’s modern world, the great spell is the only thing that keeps them alive. They think they are finally safe, until the fateful day when they meet Michael, a computer hacker who plans to destroy the world’s largest bank.

What happens when ancient magic meets the internet, and what if the horrors from a thousand years ago are waiting for the time-travellers in the present day? One thing is certain, with ancient magic brought from the past, modern life will never be the same again.

©2019 Typewriter Pub (P)2021 Ken Magee

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A Joy

Sebastian Brown, was excellent.

A great fun light heart book. Fun.
The characters Madrick and Tung are such funny characters.
A great mix of science fiction, comedy and adventure.
Great humour.

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A fun tale.

I was given a free copy of this book and I'm leaving an honest and voluntary review.
Firstly I'd have to say the narration of Tung was a bit like shouting the whole time.
That didn't take away the full enjoyment of this time travel story. The story itself is well written and nice thought out, delivering a great adventure with fun characters.
The narration as a whole was impeccable. I would recommend this its a great and fun story.

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A good read, but...

It took way too long to get to the part that appealed to me in the first place.

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loved this book

loved this book which I would highly recommend to everyone, the story line will keep you wanting more and the humour in this story is excellent as it had my in stitches.

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Amazing

Love every minute of this audio book
A thousand years ago, Tung, a young thief, awaits his execution. Alone in a cold dark dungeon, all hope is gone...until Madrick, the disgraced royal wizard, is thrown into the dungeon with him.

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A whimsical romp spanning a millennium

Is Ken Magee a modern Mark Twain? This book has the feel of "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" but reversed with a pair of hapless 10th Century protagonists thrust forward to the modern day bringing with them magic to a world ruled by science. It's exceptionally entertaining, humorous and hard to stop listening (seriously, I completed it the day I began it). Sebastian Brown's narration is excellent and I hope he has chance to narrate the rest of the series

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  • 23-06-21

Dark Tidings

This was a fun,fantastical time travel story.It was in the line of a Pratchet book,so I loved it! Tongue,a peasant thief is tossed in a dungeon.While waiting for death he is squashed by a wizard,the kings former wizard.With a secreted scroll they make their way into more trouble than they could have imagined. Sebastian Brown was a fantastic narrator.I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • B. Connelly
  • 16-06-21

I really enjoyed this lighthearted romp!

I found this story unique and entertaining. It was an easy lm listen and the characters were engaging in a silly kinda way. The narration was good and the dialogue was realistic. I will eagerly by the next book in the series! Grab this one, you won't be disappointed!

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  • DDJTJ
  • 18-04-21

TOTALLY FUNNY!

DARK TIDINGS : AGENT MAGIC IN THE MODERN WORLD BOOK BY KEN MAGEE is book one in the series. It is a multi genre book. Fantasy/comedy/time travel/medieval times. Tung,who is locked in a dungeon,thousands of years ago,gets a cellmate Madrick,the kings wizard who has fallen on real hard times. Madrick has a magic scroll which gives Tuck magical powers and this is where the laughter begins. The two escape,and the disasters follow these two like the plague followed rats. Wizards,good and bad are after them to stop the reign of madness and that is all I'm going to tell you about this book. Read on to find out just how much of a mess the two can get into.

For me the book started out and I though how silly this really is ,which kept me reading on till the very end.

I recieved this audiobook free from the author in exchange for an honest review.

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  • Jamie Kelley
  • 01-04-21

great story

great story I thought it was fun and captivating I enjoyed it very much...total winner