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Harbinger of Ash

War Aeternus, Book 4
Written by: Charles Dean
Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Annie Ellicott
Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
5 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Lee has managed to survive encounters with the heralds of three different gods, but the price he has paid has been tremendous. Every step he takes leads him closer to victory in the cruel game he has been forced to play, but it also takes him further down a dark path and away from the man he used to be. 

After receiving a request for aid from a beautiful and mysterious messenger, Lee and his inner circle travel to nearby Birnefeld, a large and prosperous city ruled by the dragon king. Before he ever arrives, however, Lee encounters a group of marauders ransacking the countryside, meets a strange new herald who has set up camp in the region, and receives the dire news that the hero Brigid of Kildare has gone missing. To make things worse, a powerful new enemy is stalking him from the shadows, toying with his dreams, and striking at his closest relationships. 

With the seeds of doubt sown, Lee has to choose whom he can trust before his nightmares become reality and everything he has worked so hard for goes up in flames.

©2017 Charles Dean (P)2019 Charles Dean

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best book by far

book 1 to 3 felt just ok compared to how interesting this book was. now im really hoping for more.

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Brilliant

Charles Dean has written a masterpiece. Transported to another world is a common style of book, but the twists and plots are unique. The characters are hilarious and the storyline has you wanting more. Jeff Hays and Annie Ellicot preformed perfectly. No one can do a performance like soundbooth theatre.

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  • 2019-03-19

Epic book

There were so many great moments in this book that left me clinging to my phone as I listened. I had real feelings of frustration, pride, and anger as I followed the main character's struggles. I will be re-listening to this series again and again

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  • Josh Noneya
  • 2019-03-30

damn good!

great story - fantastic narration!

the worst thing about this book is that it ends.

a captivating continuation of a wonderful story.

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  • Connie McLaurin
  • 2019-03-27

great

I love this series. it is a great listen. two thumbs up for adding the female voice actor

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  • Steven Don Porto Carero
  • 2019-03-26

Still looking forward to the next installment!

The action, drama, comedy and PTSD keep going strong! If you liked the previous works you won't be disappointed. If you like reading about characters with character and flaws who utilize their brain I recommend trying the first book ;)

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  • Dewey Gough
  • 2019-03-25

another knockout entry into the series

with arguably one of the best performances that brought different voices and sounds and a great continuation of the Story this continues the already great series!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-03-22

shear awesomeness

I love this series so much can't wait for the next one. keep up the good work

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  • Michael
  • 2019-03-21

best one yet. plenty of war and violence pure love

loved this book, best one the author has come out with. I love him burning royals alive. just hope he hooks up with lining already.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-03-21

This book is FIRE!!!

FIRE FIRE everywhere that's what this world needs more FIRE!!! LOVE the book, SO GOOD.

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  • renaisance man
  • 2019-03-17

good as always

the only sounds outside of the two voice actors needed is Miller's sounds. all other added sounds are meh

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  • Erik
  • 2019-03-21

All Hail Augustus, the God of Alcohol and Crafts!

The fourth entry into the War Aeternus series takes on a much darker tone. The protagonist, Lee, has changed so much from the cowardly person he was in the first book. Jade is still my favorite character in the series, her non-stop anime and video game references serve as a humorous counterpoint to Lee's more serious tone.

Soundbooth Theater did an amazing job, as always. The use of sound effects was a good decision on their part, and Jeff Hayes's performance of Jade was enjoyable to listen to.

Highly recommended.

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