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FREE: The Jester (A Riyria Chronicles Tale)

Written by: Michael J. Sullivan
Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
Length: 53 mins
4 out of 5 stars (156 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

WHO WILL HAVE THE LAST LAUGH?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A thief, a candlemaker, an ex-mercenary, and a pig farmer walk into a trap…and what happens to them is no joke. When Riyria is hired to retrieve a jester’s treasure, Royce and Hadrian must match wits with a dwarf who proves to be anything but a fool. Difficult choices will need to be made, and in the end those who laugh last do so because they are the only ones to survive.

This is a standalone short story of 7,200 words. No prior knowledge of The Riyria Revelations or The Riyria Chronicles is required to enjoy it to its fullest, making this a perfect introduction for new readers or a chance for Riyria veterans to spend a little more time with old friends. The Jester is a story of adventure, bonds of friendship, and a recognition that the choices we make dictates the future we find.

©2014 Michael J. Sullivan (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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free

Its an awesome free audio book .. good for a first listen.. engaged with the book throughout the listening experience

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I loved this short!

Definitely going to be looking at the whole series now! held my attention 100% and very vivid descriptors!

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Freee

It is a great book to start listening experince. Kept engaged throughtout the listening time....

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NIceee

Its an awesome narrative book, good for listening and it's free of cost too. Good to start listening experience

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Short and Sweet

Story felt very short and cut, but still as long as it includes Royce and Hadrien it is good.
As usual Narrator Gerard was impeccable.

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a fun little Adventure

this is the story of our recurring Heroes or anti-hero is as the feeling may be. the story is delightful and the storytelling is a lot of fun and well performed.

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1hr short story

good short story was a great read only an hour so can get it done in a good drive

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best voice performer besides Stephen fry

I think he also read Red Rising. totally the reason I checked this one out. okay story, great voice

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good read

it was good I love the two
..the work good together. there two different abilities and personalities click

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  • Randall
  • 2018-12-30

THANKS AGAIN FOR ANOTHER FREE SHORTY

Once again Michael J Sullivan gives us a free short
story. This shorty is another Riyria tale, and is an
excellent introduction to some of Sullivans best works.

If you haven't tried this author, I suggest try the 2 freebies,
while they are still available .

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  • Emily
  • 2018-04-02

Sucked right into the story!

Where does FREE: The Jester (A Riyria Chronicles Tale) rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This was a short, free book that accompanied me on a jog. I had no previous knowledge of the world or background story of the characters, but it was still so very enjoyable.

It certainly made me eager to try more books from the author. And kudos to the narrator, he makes great voices!

Give it a try and I'm sure you'll enjoy it!

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  • Troy Inman
  • 2018-10-30

Michael Sullivan's writing is fun and exciting .

love Hadrian and Royce - the adventures they work through and all the characters they interact with - never shallow.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2018-11-08

Good listen

I am going to look for the full version because this kept my attention and was very interesting for the hour.

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  • Lundy
  • 2018-10-15

so great to have a visit from royce and hadrian.

michael sullivan can say so much in so few words. this is an excellent example. loved it.

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  • Linda L.
  • 2018-09-25

Interesting short story

It was an interesting short story. I liked the ending to the story. I liked the narrator.

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  • Todd (Toad) Vogel
  • 2018-09-14

Great short

I mainly got this short story as a time filler between books. It was free and the narrator is one of the best! This was a great short and works well as a stand alone story but I'm sure I would enjoy it more if I listened to the whole series and knew a bit more about the characters.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2018-09-11

Nat a bad book <br />

story ok performance was grate length could have been longer not to sure what else to say

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2018-08-20

Captivating yes. I will SHARE

It was an intriguing tale with excitement throughout. I will certainly continue to FOLLOW Sullivan

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  • Mariano G.
  • 2018-06-08

Personal opinion

I really didn’t enjoy this story, in my opinion the fantasy work this takes place on is not my taste.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-12-08

Great book

Excellent book, worth reading definitely. Great tale and very exciting to read. Excellent book, worth reading definitely. Great tale and very exciting to read.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-08-09

Great hearing this book. Absolutely stunning . Thi

Great hearing this book. Absolutely stunning . This is one of the best book I have heard
Great hearing this book. Absolutely stunning . This is one of the best book I have heard
Great hearing this book. Absolutely stunning . This is one of the best book I have heard