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Of Blood and Bone

(Chronicles of The One, Book 2)
Written by: Nora Roberts
Narrated by: Julia Whelan
Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (6 ratings)
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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the epic Year One returns with a new tale of terror and magic in a brand new world.

They look like an everyday family living an ordinary life. But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed.

Fallon Swift, approaching her thirteenth birthday, barely knows the world that existed before - the city where her parents lived, now in ruins and reclaimed by nature since the Doom sickened and killed billions. Traveling anywhere is a danger, as vicious gangs of Raiders and fanatics called Purity Warriors search for their next victim. Those like Fallon, in possession of gifts, are hunted - and the time is coming when her true nature, her identity as The One, can no longer be hidden.

In a mysterious shelter in the forest, her training is about to begin under the guidance of Mallick, whose skills have been honed over centuries. She will learn the old ways of healing; study and spar; encounter faeries and elves and shifters; and find powers within herself she never imagined. And when the time is right, she will take up the sword, and fight. For until she grows into the woman she was born to be, the world outside will never be whole again.

©2018 Nora Roberts (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Post apocalypse story telling

This book is a great continuation of the first book. But also has a great story of its own. It has a full detailed outlook of what it could really be like if it really happened and how different groups would deal with what’s left.

I like this book and the story a great deal.

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Absolutely loved it!!!

Another fantastic read... only drawback is having to wait for the next installment... in the mean time I will listen to it again. I'm so glad we get to revisit so many characters. There's action, adventure, love, growth, insight into human behaviour. It's amazing. Trust me, you won't regret the purchase.

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  • Julie
  • 2018-12-09

Love this series.

Nora Roberts never disappoints. This book hooks you right from the start to the finish. I can’t wait for the next one.

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  • Alexandra
  • 2018-12-09

Omg awesome

Wow just wow. This 2nd book is as good if not better than the first Nora Roberts has totally hit this series out of the ball park. Can’t wait for book 3

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  • Julie
  • 2018-12-09

Love this series.

Nora Roberts never disappoints. This book hooks you right from the start to the finish. I can’t wait for the next one.

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  • Alexandra
  • 2018-12-09

Omg awesome

Wow just wow. This 2nd book is as good if not better than the first Nora Roberts has totally hit this series out of the ball park. Can’t wait for book 3

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