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A March of Kings

The Sorcerer's Ring, Book 2
Narrated by: Wayne Farrell
Series: The Sorcerer's Ring, Book 2
Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A March of Kings takes us one step further on Thor's epic journey into manhood, as he begins to realize more about who he is and what his powers are, and as he embarks to become a warrior.

After he escapes from the dungeon, Thor is horrified to learn of another assassination attempt on King MacGil. When MacGil dies, the kingdom is set into turmoil. As everyone vies for the throne, King's Court is rifer than ever with its family dramas, power struggles, ambitions, jealousy, violence, and betrayal. An heir must be chosen from among the children, and the ancient Dynasty Sword, the source of all their power, will have a chance to be wielded by someone new. But all this might be upended: The murder weapon is recovered, and the noose tightens on finding the assassin. Simultaneously, the MacGils face a new threat from the McClouds, who are set to attack again from within the Ring.

Thor fights to win back Gwendolyn's love, but there may not be time: He is told to pack up, to prepare with his brothers-in-arms for The Hundred, a hundred grueling days of hell that all Legion members must survive. The Legion will have to cross the Canyon, beyond the protection of the Ring, into the Wilds, and set sail across the Tartuvian Sea for the Isle of Mist, said to be patrolled by a dragon, for their initiation into manhood.

Will they make it back? Will the Ring survive in their absence? And will Thor finally learn the secret of his destiny?

©2013 Morgan Rice (P)2013 Morgan Rice

Critic Reviews

" The Sorcerer's Ring has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for the permanent library of all fantasy readers." ( Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos)

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Where's the rest?

The story was ok but it was Only half a story, it just ended mid stream. Very disappointing.

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I liked it though...

it was a nice book keeping me interested but some parts and like in the first book contradicted it's self. engoring that it was nice to listen to and will be eager to start the next book :)

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-01-2014

The story was unfinished

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While the story is good and well written, it 's too short and the ending left one hanging. I actually went back to make sure I'd downloaded the whole thing. So in the end it was disappointing, all I could think was WHAT?
Because of this it was only worth 1/2 a credit.

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  • Jessica
  • 26-10-2015

Not Good.

I kept waiting for these books to get better. Unfortunately they don't. These plot has alot going on and the description seems promising. But after the 1239812390128390238290382 acceptance of death on many different characters' behalves I can not go on. The author picks one phrase and uses it over and over again. The narrator speaks very slowly but his voice is okay. Not worth it.

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  • Raymond C. Smith
  • 20-05-2016

still suffers from the lack of a good thesaurus

some of the author's favorite words; hardly, ever, never and it seems that everyone's heart is always pounding. I'm hoping he took a 5 year sabbatical and pursued a literature course catalog at a reputable College before he wrote the third in the series as the storyline shows great promise.

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  • CarmelaC
  • 30-08-2017

expensive with some plot problems but fun fantasy

the story is enjoyable, the characters are engaging and sympathetic. you do have to suspend disbelief a few times, the worst here is the fact that a king, specifically one who just dodged an assassination attempt, is left unguarded for no apparent reason. however, if you dont take this too seriously its fun. i do agree with other reviewers that, given the length of these books and the fact that there is no good reason to stop the story (there is no subplot that resolves at the end of the book), it seems that the story is fragmented for the purpose of costing more. I'll wait for a sale before getting more volumes.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-03-2017

Too short

If you liked book 1 you will like this, but at 6 hours it is not worth 1 credit. Personally I bought the kindle book for 3.99 and added audible for 1.99. Still too short for the money, but better than wasting a credit.

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  • Rebecca
  • 02-03-2017

Great stories, just too short per book.

these are great stories with great performance. if I had anything to say about them I didn't care for his that is broken into too many books making the stories very short. and the only reason I say this is because I listen to a lot of books while I travel.

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  • BadAssBodhi
  • 08-12-2016

Don't do it!!

I stupidly assumed this story had to get better. it didn't. I bought the whole series, so I feel obliged to keep listening. it's becoming self-torture at this point.

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  • Sea
  • 24-01-2014

Great book 2 - Best sci/fi/fantasy series ever!!!

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This book picks up right where book 1 left off. If you liked book 1, you have to listen to this one. The story just keeps on Rock'n. So much happens in this book. It's so captivating and entertaining. It's just as good as the first book. This is the best series ever! It's a 10 book series. I hope audible produces audio books for the other 8 books soon.

Have you listened to any of Wayne Farrell’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Wayne Farrell is freak'n awesome! I love his reading of "A Quest of Heros", the first book in the Sorcerer's Ring series. He does such a good job. He's truly talented.

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  • Pat
  • 03-01-2014

MORE!!!!!!!

This series is the best I have found in a long time. please get the next one out ASAP!!!

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  • Aaron
  • 16-04-2020

Morgan Rice is INCREDIBLE

I LOVE THE ENTIRE SERIES. She does such a good job with the characters, plot and taking me to a place I truly enjoy.

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  • lee
  • 27-02-2016

What is next

The time frames jump around occasionally detracting from an otherwise brilliant story with some distance to travel.

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  • Bruce Farquhar
  • 13-03-2015

Boring

I found the story ok but the use of five times too many wards and the monotony of the narrator really boring if this is what the author has to do to pad out his books then I will not be purchasing any more

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  • DrMum
  • 22-08-2020

Not as good as the first in the series.

The plot is insufficient. This book is obviously setting up for the next in the series and so is a 'bleh' book. Also when the narrator calls Godfrey 'Geoffrey', and at one point 'Gareth', it completely pulls you out of the story as it makes no sense!

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  • Lesley Payne
  • 02-04-2019

Great way to escape

This book and the 1 previous helped me escape into another world. looking forward to hearing more about Thors journey and also whats happening at Kings Court.

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  • alan
  • 28-08-2015

Poor

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Weak characters, failing strory, and not much imagination put into this book. Look out for the frightful lack of consistency within the story... Quite Monotonous.

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