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The Beauty of Darkness Audiobook

The Beauty of Darkness: The Remnant Chronicles, Book 3

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Publisher's Summary

Lia and Rafe have escaped Venda, and the path before them is winding and dangerous - what will happen now? This third and final book in The Remnant Chronicles is not to be missed.

Best-selling author Mary E. Pearson's combination of intrigue, suspense, romance, and action makes this a riveting listen for teens.

Cast of narrators:

Emily Rankin (reading Lia)
Ryan Gesell (reading Rafe)
Kirby Heyborne (reading Kaden)
Kim Mai Guest (reading Pauline)
Ann Marie Lee (reading additional material)

©2016 Mary E. Pearson (P)2016 Listening Library

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    Jenifer 18/01/2017
    Jenifer 18/01/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "Wonderful Series!"
    What made the experience of listening to The Beauty of Darkness the most enjoyable?

    Loved these books for so many reasons. All the characters were well developed, the many narrators were perfect.

    I loved each of the three main characters, Lia, Rafe and Kayden.
    They each faced very difficult life changing choices.
    The story kept me on the edge right to the last word.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    My favourite character was Rafe because of his endurance and commitment. An honourable man.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I was deeply moved by the by the struggle Rafe and Lisa went through. It broke my heart.


    Any additional comments?

    I was sad to finish this series. It kept me invested in the story and very entertained.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • meagen kassner
    20/08/16
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    "Ending Left Me Feeling Horrible"
    Where does The Beauty of Darkness rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    In terms of narrators, it was very good. I felt on edge and the intensity of emotions throughout.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Very unhappy. If an author writes characters in a way that you grow to love them and want happiness for them, then the reader should get that pay off. The very ending and last chapter even, left me feeling sad and almost empty because it is not what I wanted for the main characters. I wanted more and I wanted to see a bigger glimpse of the future.


    What does Emily Rankin and full cast bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Raw emotion, stronger character development.


    Any additional comments?

    Again, I would rather write my own ending for this story than have the one I got. There is a better way to end it.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Carley
    Windsor, CO, United States
    20/08/16
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    "Bleh"

    A very lackluster ending to a story i have been following for far too long. The only word i have for this ending is bleh. Glad its over.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Cristina
    8/11/16
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    "Great Finish"

    Warning, a few spoilers...Well, it was a great read, however, I do wish we could have seen how they worked it out. Also, I was kinda voting for Team Kaden, especially considering where they ended up. But if he didn't get the prize, at least he got someone, and a great someone at that! Kaden deserves a better life after everything. And there are a few other characters I'm curious about. Like Eben and Natiya (not sure if I spelled that right). What are they doing now? Hopefully we will see a novella or two...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • micah riggs
    21/04/17
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    "Excellent end to an amazing series."

    There were plenty of surprises to keep me going and yet I was happy with the result.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Minischn
    30/03/17
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    "Wow"

    And I thought Sarah J Mass had ruined me for all other authors. This series was outstanding!!!! Can't wait to start the other series by this Author and see what Mary Pearson comes out with in the future!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Christiana
    United States
    16/03/17
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    "Incredible end to the trilogy!"

    This has quickly become one of my favorite trilogies! This book was everything the end of the trilogy needed and so much more! I absolutely loved it!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    12/03/17
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    "OMG!!.. What an amazing trilogy!"

    One of the best trilogies I've ever read. these books kept me on edge. I am so emotional right now. I see myself reading these books again. it's full of suspense action nail biting themes. All of the narrator's are great.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Rebecca Stagg
    1/02/17
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    "I love The Remnant Chronicles!!!"

    Before I ever listened to the audio version of this series, I had read and fell in love with the author's talent and ability to weave a timeless tale that engages the young and the old a like. The audiobook brought the story to life in a ehole new way and it was so fun to listen to. I loved it!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Karen
    MANTECA, CA, United States
    2/01/17
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    "Great Finish"
    Which character – as performed by Emily Rankin and full cast – was your favorite?

    They were all wonderful. I loved the full cast experience for this series. Love basic audible books but enhanced experience to have male and female voices for specific characters.


    Any additional comments?

    I will certainly recommend this series to fellow readers.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • B. J. Neary
    Oreland, PA USA
    28/12/16
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    "The Deception Continues!!!"
    If you could sum up The Beauty of Darkness in three words, what would they be?

    Uniting Against Evil


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Beauty of Darkness?

    The ending


    What about Emily Rankin and full cast ’s performance did you like?

    Their voices were excellent and perfect to depict those characters


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Soldier, Leader, Traitor?


    Any additional comments?

    The final book in The Remnant Chronicle series is over and I am happy (such a GREAT series), devastated (I will miss the characters & narrators) and I still want more of Lia and Rafe! The narration by Emily Rankin, Ann Marie Lee, Ryan Gesell, Kirby Heyborne, Kim Mai was superb! The voices of Caden, Lia, Pauline, Rafe and the mystical gods foretelling the future just made the book that much better and this book was superb! I found my self listening all the time and then waking up thinking about all the drama, the continued machinations of the evil Vendan Comisar and all the betrayals these different characters had to suffer but work together to forge forward to unite against evil that was so deeply ingrained in a kingdom. But Lia, Rafe, Caden and Pauline do not disappoint as strong protagonists!!! A Highly recommended & favorite series & glad I could not get to it as each book was published- it was awesome jumping from Kiss of Deception to The Heart of Betrayal and finally The Beauty of Darkness!!!

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  • pianofreak92
    16/08/16
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    "Simply Excellent"

    Amazing, from start to finish! Brilliant conclusion to this trilogy. The narration was simply excellent.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lyndsey T.
    16/11/16
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    "Perfect conclusion to the trilogy"

    I really enjoyed the Remnant Chronicles, the first book took a bit of getting into but the second book was absolutely fantastic and this one ties the story up perfectly. The performance is great and the actors really brought the characters to life. I would definitely recommend this series, stick with it if you struggle with book one!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • emma stein
    4/08/16
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    "Not enough hours in the day"

    Only reason I put this down was to sleep and to go to work (I was tempted to phone in sick so I didn't have to go in and could listen to the book, but in the end went in begrudgingly) There was times I worried Mary was steering the story to go a way that I would hate it to go but she pulled me back in and the end was great :) loved it!!! (especially the last 5 minutes :) )

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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