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Summary

High in the wooded, peaked mountains of Skeln, the woodsman Dakeyras and his beautiful daughter, Miriel, live a life of harmonious solitude.

Unbeknown to them, a group of grim-eyed, bloodthirsty warriors stalk the mountains. Men who have never known defeat, to whom revenge and torture are meat and drink. For 10,000 in gold they are eager to kill the woodsman.

Battle-hardened warriors all, they have no fear of this task - but they should have. For Miriel is a woman of fire and iron, skilled with bow and blade and taught her skills by one of the deadliest killers of all time: her father, Dakeyras, better known as Waylander the Slayer.

©2017 David Gemmell (P)2017 Little Brown Book Group

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This audiobook is incomplete

What disappointed you about Waylander II?

The audiobook finished before the story ended. I have read the original book and it does not end like this - with about three strands of the story just left hanging

What was most disappointing about David Gemmell’s story?

The story itself was a great story up to the point where it just cut off.

How could the performance have been better?

The performance was fine - very good in fact

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment

Any additional comments?

You need to check the master recording - the last part of the story is missing

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Made for each other

I get the impression that Sean Barrett loves reading these books, his performance brings so much emotion that it couldn't be otherwise. I've listened to other stories that may well be better than this one, but the combination of Gemmell and Barrett brings something that's greater than the sum of the parts. For those that enjoy hero and sword fantasy, this is really something special and highly recommended.

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Not dissapointed

Excellent as always. Very satisfied with the writing and narration. Read it in my youth and such a great pleasure to hear it in audio book form.

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gripping adventure

listened while walking , didn't want it to end , have enjoyed every event of the storey .

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Incredible

Great book. Great Epic series of which this is a part. The acting of the narrator, Sean Barrett, was outstanding in my opinion. Particularly in one death scene.....it was so moving and brought tears to my eyes....... I’m so pleased there are more of this author and narrator to hear.

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I Cannot Keep Alive Those I Love

After surviving the first book, Dakeyras has a chance at the happiness that has always eluded him since the slaughter of his first wife and son. He has found Danyal and the girls, and in an effort to put his past life behind him, he takes them far away.

But, fate is a cruel master and his happiness is short lived. Soon he has to travel far as Zhu Chao of the Gothir is bringing the tribes together to destroy the Wolfsheadi. But they are a warrior people and will not be defeated easily as their battle song shouts to all: “Nadir are We: Youth born; Axe Wielders; Victors Still".

David Gemmell’s books are never short on heroes or action but, sadly, there is always a price to pay and, in this case, it was his pebble in the moonlight.

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great characters and story.

I love this series and the narrator is superb. I am looking forward to the next book. if you are debating whether you should read Waylander ..dont it's a great story and read by a wonderful narrator.

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great story great narrator.

the narrator really seems to meld his characterisations and voice.with David gemmels stories perfect combination

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My 3rd book of Mr Gemmell's

I've really enjoyed these audio books, the narrator brings it to life for me. And I've become a big fan of Waylander. Maybe as I'm an aging man, but I love his style and no nonsense approach to tackling problems. Someone needs a knife in the back, then that's what happens.
Great and gritty fantasy book.

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Great book

Very good book again like the characters in the story and the adventure they take part in

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  • 23-08-17

Beautiful story missing last chapter

Waylander II has long been one of my favorites. The story is Gemmell at his best, and this performance is excellent. However, the final chapter and epilogue are missing from this adaptation. The story ends on a flat note at the end of chapter 19. I highly recommend the original book, or the Kindle version. While I enjoyed this adaptation as far as it went, without the ending, I was very disappointed.

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  • Rob L
  • 12-08-17

Do not buy: Incomplete recording

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

This would be a great book, if it was complete

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The recording ends with several chapters still to go in the book

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  • Jellybean
  • 12-02-20

not nearly as good as the first

the first in the series was one of my favorite books in a long time. This installment didn't measure up in humor, character evolution and heart but it is a rather high bar and tough act to follow. id day it is worth a listen if not just to hear Sean Bartlett's incredible narration.

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  • Aaron
  • 07-04-19

Another Another Great One

Another great story by a great story teller. A page turner that excites the mind.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-11-17

Exceptional!

My favorite writer of all time and definitely my favorite books of all time. (The Waylander Saga)
David gemmell, is superb!

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  • Dustin m.
  • 14-08-17

Waylander 2

This book is great! Great job by the narrator, great job by Gemmell, great job by Waylander!