Two years have passed since the war. The Primate is dead, the machines at Stonewater have been destroyed, yet without essence the Empire's economy has collapsed. Trade is at a standstill, famine sets in, and, with no food and no essence, the people begin to riot.
In the midst of the growing unrest, Miro struggles to balance his life with Amber against his resolve to keep threats to the Empire at bay. His sister Ella helps to build the machinery the Empire desperately needs, but she longs to find Killian and believes his powers will be needed in the conflict to come.
News of a wedding brings a much - needed ray of hope to the weary people. But as citizens and leaders gather from afar for the festivities, an evil threat shatters the fragile peace: one of the Evermen has returned. And he will not rest until he has completely destroyed the humans he despises.
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"Another great one!!"
I'm invested now!! Can't wait to see what happens next. All the characters are well developed and growing in each book. I would recommend this series to all my friends!!
Well crafted and engaging series. I look forward to reading the 4th book. Excellent narrator as well.
"Books 1-3 so far are great!"
Can't wait to get in my car & keep listening!Sad to hear there's only one book left!
"Excellent 3rd book"
A great third book to the series. The writing is engaging, although a little predictable - as the first two were. Still a good story though, I enjoyed it.
"Darker than books 1 & 2"
While the plotline was still good, Book 3 was much darker then it's predecessors. A lot more torture and gore...
"this is fast food fiction"
the story was good, but the author has a habit of telling the reader about everything over and over, every time characters are reunited, they recap everything you just read.
it is an easy entertaining read
"It's getting a little out there..."
I can't say it's bad. But it's beginning to be a stretch. I don't personally appreciate all the romance. because after escaping an evil under lord I'm sure any woman would stoically broach the subject of her sister in law's love life like it's super important. Right.
It's still enjoyable, though less so with each sequel. Also becoming rather predictable.
"loved the adventure and the lore."
I would recommend this to any Tolkien fan or lover of adventure and fantasy. all the books have kept me on the edge and often sleep-deprived.
On the edge of my seat. Life starting anew with the young leading.
"Too many undead for my taste."
The first two books were fine but the third one I didn't care for it all. Going across the ocean traveling to a foreign land , armies of undead. It just felt like the writer was really stretching to continue the plot and make it interesting.
"Probably the best so far"
Path of the Storm is the best of the trilogy so far, in my opinion. So often with trilogies the books get worse as the series progresses, but Maxwell seems hellbent on breaking that rule.
The aftermath of the war and realisation that one of the feared Evermen has returned adds a new dimension to the plot. Ella's insistence, even when others beg against it, to find a way to bring Killian back sees her gaining help from a source that, ordinarily would be seen as unthinkable.
In my last review I stated how Maxwell expanded his world, showing new lands and people. This time he's done it again, but on a far grander scale. The exploration into both the past and the present lands of his world make this book as enthralling as the plotline he has drummed up with the returning Everman.
All in all, this is a solid book and one that should not be missed.
if it was a book it would be"unputdownable"- so as an audiobook I suppose it must be "unstoplisteningble!" great
"Wonderfully written and performed"
Loved it. One if the next stories I have listened to. Excellent series, ready to begin the conclusion straight away.
"best in series so far"
I did get a bit 'urgh, don't know if I can be bothered anymore' during book 2, but persevered and am so glad I did, book 3 was gripping, really looking forward to book 4!
"brilliant continuation of the story"
I could not put this down, it enthralls you throughout. can"t wait to start the next book.
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