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The Hidden Relic

The Evermen Saga, Book 2
Narrated by: Simon Vance
Series: Evermen Saga, Book 2
Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (344 ratings)
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Summary

The second book in the epic Evermen Saga.

With the fate of their homeland still in jeopardy, siblings Ella and Miro must face the Primate’s evil as he discovers a new technique: a way to extract essence from human blood.

The Primate has been temporarily defeated, but his home was once inhabited by the Evermen, and their ancient secrets still remain there. As the mysterious Evrin sets out to destroy everything he can, the Primate stumbles upon an ancient book that tells of a hidden relic with unfathomable power - and he will stop at nothing to find it.

Realizing the solution to defeating the Primate and saving the Empire is tied to the hidden relic, Ella, Miro, Killian, and the desert prince Ilathor must race to reach the relic before the Primate…or suffer disastrous consequences.

©2014 James Maxwell (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved

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A great sequel

As the title states, Hidden Relic is a great sequel to Enchantress. I think I actually preferred this a little more. This might be due to the fact that the slowness of the first book isn't as present now we know the characters and the world has been explained.

Hidden Relic shows you a whole new area of the world Maxwell has created and a brand new people to go with it. I found this book a heck of a lot less predictable than its predecessor and, for that, I found myself finding more hours of the day to put into it.

Simon Vance does a good job of narrating again in this book; his voice seeming to fit the story and characters perfectly. His emotional range is fantastic, hitting excitement, pain, sorrow and grief almost flawlessly.

Ella and Miro's tales continue off in their own direction and you genuinely get a feel for how big the world in which the story is set is.

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Excellent story and narration

The characters continue to develop nicely as they grow older and face more trials and tribulations. I was swept along with the story and care what happens to Ella and Miro and their increasing circle of friends.

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Getting Better

We really get down and nasty in this book when the Primate starts to extract essence from human bodies. Meanwhile Ella has been kidnapped by a desert tribe. Predictably, the Prince, Llathor, falls for her.

War is coming and no-one is going to be able to escape. There will be losses, on both sides.

This is by no means a brilliant fantasy, but there is enough to keep you interested and it a very easy to listen to book. Simon Vance does a very good job as narrator, which always help.

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another brilliant listen

If you enjoyed The Enchantress you will love this second book.
The story is again of an adventure and the diverse paths each character takes.
The narration is brilliant and I did not really hear the narrator as I was captivated by the characters and their stories.
Total escapism.

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bring on the next one

can't wait for the next chapter in this saga it begining to get intesting the night king

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Another fantastic story

Yet another beautiful story. Another glorious cliff hanger to keep listeners and readers alike engaged.

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A good continuation

Which character – as performed by Simon Vance – was your favourite?

This man is rapidly becoming one of my favourite narrators. He has such a good range of voices, to such an extend that I've started searching for him alone on audible. For me no higher praise exists.

Any additional comments?

I do believe that our Mr. Maxwell is an incurable romantic at heart. Really liked the second book, although did find it in places a little predictable. Have high hope for the third book which I’ve just started, this one has taken a different tack, and I think will develop the story much more than this book.

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excellent job

Thoroughly enjoying the series, looking forward to book three. I would recommend this series to anyone, a must listen.

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The Tale Goes From Strength to Strength

Transported into another realm where the powers of good and evil continue their ceaseless struggle for supremacy.

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very good

it was very good. The narration was excellent and a good continuation to the story

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  • David stone
  • 15-04-15

Awesome

Good story, there were a few to many time powerful female characters turned into valid little girls at the prospect of getting kisses. Over all good book

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  • Krista
  • 29-01-15

Great sequel!

I love anything Simon Vance narrarates! The author did a great follow up. Can't wait to start the next.

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  • Gdiggity
  • 30-09-16

good

good. some audio issues. be the rest red are some word two one two one

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  • Curtis
  • 25-02-15

awesome!

i enjoyed this book very much. it had a great story, an amazing narrator and im super excited to read book 3!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-04-19

Gripping story I totally love it!

This is one of the best stories I’ve ever heard on audible. The guy who reads the story is absolutely perfect! The story is so good and god I can’t wait for the next book!

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  • ralph j.
  • 16-04-19

Good Book

I fell over all it was a good book but it felt like a drifted off in different areas.

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  • EC
  • 23-12-18

A little slow

The story goes much slower than I would like, but over all it is good.

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  • Carol
  • 10-12-18

Great Series

This is one of my favorite series. There are many great characters with many great adventures tied together in one book. The first book was a little slow for me as the author laid the ground work. However it soon picked up and I couldn't put the books down!!!

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  • ZShopper
  • 03-09-18

feel mislead

The preview of this story never said anything about necromancers. Too much of this disgusting and dark stuff out there. I want my money back.

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  • Sarah J. Kretzer
  • 13-08-18

I love the story and series

I love the story in series and hated to stop listening when I had to go to work or to bed.

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