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To Thunderous Applause

131 Days, Book 5
Narrated by: John Lee
Series: 131 Days Series, Book 5
Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
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Summary

Strength. Honor. Death.

The fighting season continues, with Goll realizing he might have killed one opponent too many. Confronting the wrath of a dead gladiator’s stable, he discovers a much more vengeful force behind a slew of blood matches.

While the gladiators fight within the Pit, Brozz fights for his life in a much different arena.

Escaping an attempt on his life, Borchus finds refuge with an old friend.

Struggling to both recover from his wounds and find a purpose in a little village, Halm of Zhiberia discovers that giving up a pit fighter’s life isn’t quite as it easy seems. Nor is it solely one man’s decision.

And all the while, in the west, a monstrous enemy makes itself known and positions itself to strike at both the games and Sunja’s heart.

This is blood sport at its finest. At its worst. At its longest.

©2018 Keith C. Blackmore (P)2019 Podium Publishing

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Filler!

Just a filler between books I hope. Definitely not the quality storytelling of the other four books.

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WAY TOO MANY SUB CHARACTERS

I have loved this series so far and have adored everything else by KCB. But I’ve been a bit lost by this. There’s just too much bloody going on!!! I listen to this whilst driving and sometimes going to sleep and have found myself zoning out with the constant barrage off different characters and their sub storylines. I feel this story is being bled for every pound (dollar) that can be squeezed out of it???

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If Motley Crue were Gladiators....

Great series of books and excellent narration. I love the world the the author created as well as the characters. Throughout the series the books find the balance balance between humour, violence and emotion. Just wished that a Forth book existed which was about 50 hours long for coronavirus lockdown .

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Another brilliant book

Yet another brilliant exciting book in the 131 days series..I'm totally addicted to this series can't wait for the one..Will now read the Troll hunter...can't wait!!

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Yet more filler

I've enjoyed some of this series, however roughly every other book is just fill, consisting of unnecessary side stories and dialogue. This is not a bad book in the scheme of things, but it's both short and unnecessary in moving the story forward. Adds no value, and could easily be skipped!

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  • Blake Kincaid
  • 08-06-19

GIVE ME MORE!!!

All the books in the series are amazing. Give me MORE! John Lee's voice is amazing and gives displays the books depth. Like MANY other great series every time you come to enjoy characters, except them to die.

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  • eric
  • 10-06-19

My buddy Keith could make a menu cool to read!

Keith Blackmore can do it all: horror,fantasy,short,novel -what do you need? Support this man;so we can enjoy his stuff often! Unlike certain mega -talented authors; he has a kick- ass work ethic. So, forget unfit toppers -who take 8 years to give fans a book 3 ,or crank out a great series ,then get a little slothful. Let’s crown a new king, one deserving and obviously qualified!

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  • Greg Costello
  • 07-05-20

Damn Damn Damn

I had to write KB and beg for more of 131, these books were so damn good! I have grown to love the characters & storyline. I just hope he keeps to finishing or continuing this series

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  • Rob Carter
  • 19-04-20

An epic. hidden gem

I thoroughly enjoyed Keith's two other series; Breeders and Mountain Man, so I decided to give this one a shot. Absolutely did not disappoint.

I loved the first book so much, that I bought Al the others for kindle and on audible, so I wouldn't miss a beat while on my nightly walks.

The characters all had incredible depth and personality, and the banter between them never got old. Keith did mention this series want finished, but delayed until late 2020.

Seddon above.

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  • Brenda Frasier
  • 29-02-20

Epic Gladiator Adventure

This is another great installment of the 131 Days series. It has some of the best characters that I have ever felt to know. Unfortunately towards the end of the first half i honestly got tired of the rekindling love affair it contains. But the second half of the book was the best to date. Cant wait for the next one.

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  • Jonathan
  • 26-02-20

Left an earlier review.... spoke to soon.

Everything is good about these books but it’s like 1 book or 1 story stretched over 5+ books.there is never any resolution. When I started this series and liked the first book enough to continue, I saw it had 5 books. I didn’t realize that it wasn’t complete. If I had known I’d have waited.

The author is definitely milking it.

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  • Daniel
  • 04-01-20

Continues the saga

A good book with amazing action sets. Spends a bit to much time on army

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  • Greg James
  • 10-09-19

Unfit Topper

I am enjoying this entire series. There are many great characters and stories within stories going on here. There is also plenty of bloody surprises. Keith C. Blackmore is one unfit topper!

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  • N4shark
  • 19-08-19

I want More!

Keep writing this story!!! and Keep using John Lee, his narration is excellent and could only imagine RC Bray doing this if John Lee gets laryngitis
Excellent story , well written and well read, keeps you wanting more!!

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  • Jonathan
  • 18-08-19

Give me more!

This series gets better and better with each book. highly addictive. The only bad part about it is the withdrawal symptoms I get whenever I catch up and run out of story! Now, I'll have to curl up into a fetal position on the floor of my closet, and rock back and forth while I patiently wait for the next installment.