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The Last of the First

Halfhero, Book 3
Narrated by: Jonathan McGarrity
Series: Halfhero, Book 3
Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
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Summary

The conclusion of the Amazon and Audible best-selling Halfhero series. 

When The Deterrent comes out of hiding and kidnaps the titans, it triggers the biggest manhunt in history. On one side, the military might of the United States and Air Commodore Fiona Bardock, Britain’s most talented investigator. On the other, three halfheroes, one human and a puddle of slime. 

Daniel Harbin hopes to get through this alive and track down the children he never knew existed. What no one realises is they’re about to confront the greatest danger of all. 

©2018 Ian Sainsbury (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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  • 21-02-19

Utterly incredible

As ever Ian W Sainsbury delivers an incredible finale to the trilogy half heroes books. If only what happens in the latter stages of the book was a reality. This has been one of my favourite series of books of all time and I recommend it highly. Superbly written, wonderful characters and a glorious read.

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Very satisfying feel good ending

Very satisfying feel good ending. I felt mixed about the middle books of this series but this final book brings everything together brilliantly

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Great Story - Brilliant

Fast paced and great story. Some of the twists and turns I guessed and some caught me by surprise, which is the mark of good story telling. I listened to the whole thing in a day, and I wasn’t disappointed.

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A fantastic ending to the series.

Definitely my favourite of the trilogy. Each book has improved on the last. I love the humour dotted throughout and the characters while 'super' were still relatable

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Very Well Told.

An excellent story very well constructed. Left me wanting more. Was very sorry to finish.

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perfect ending

this is amazing perfect beautiful emotional, ian your a true delight your work is profoundly beautiful and I have enjoyed everything you have written. for those reading halfhero I mean hey you dont need me to tell you to get this last installment but am going to anyway get this instalment it perfect voice acting is on point so massive credit to the actor here he is amazing. 11 out of 10 for sure

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another great book by Ian Sainsbury

I very good book and it nicely ties up the loose ends of the series thanks Ian

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Decent ending, rushed though.

It seemed a decent ending, however I'm not a fan of bringing in strange new powers in the last and shortest book to expedite the end, after the whole saga it just felt like a meh ending whimsical.

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Perfect Conclusion

I loved the whole series, and this one especially. But the very last two lines make it beyond amazing.

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great series

I have really enjoyed this series. Ian sainsbury is a great observer and, I think , a good guy.

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  • 25-10-20

Meh

The first book in the series was good. I loved the world worker series from beginning to end, but this final book just could not keep my attention.

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  • Justin
  • 03-05-20

Amazing story👌

loved it, the trilogy had an great conclusion. I still wish there was another installment as though as this was an amazing world to experience. 👌

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  • Christopher
  • 08-12-19

ending felt rushed

it was a good book. The ending felt a little rushed, as if the author ran out of words. Worthy of being listened to again though

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  • Mister Mxyzptlk
  • 30-05-19

Satisfying Conclusion to a Suprisingly Good Series

This wrapped up the story in a satisfying way. It actually resolved all the loose ends, while introducing a new component that didn't feel tacked on in any way. I really wouldn't have thought I'd be this happy after listening to a three book series about "superheroes", but here we are. Mr. Sainsbury is proving to be an author worth buying his books first, then reading the summary later. His stuff isn't high brow literature, but it doesn't try to be. This is well-written, popcorn, summer beach read type stuff. And it's free of the "groaners" I find so common in that type of book.

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  • Regina
  • 08-05-19

Outstanding narrator

I started reading everything I could find by Ian W. Sainsbury , after I found the World Walker series, so I started the Halfhero series and I want to say , I am extremely impressed with Jonathan McGarrity . He made these last 2 books in the Halfhero series much better than they would have been. He is outstanding with his dialects and voices and would love to see much more of his works . The Halfhero series Is a great read , made even better by an outstanding narrator