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A warning from the past, an uncertain future, an impossible choice....

For hundreds of years, the Durupinen have carried the power of the Gateway in their bloodlines. Now, a dire warning from the past might mean that power must come to an end. Jess Ballard has often considered her gift a curse - but now it may truly become one, unless she can convince the leaders of the Durupinen world to restore the power of the Gateways where it rightly belongs. The Durupinen have always considered themselves a force for what is good in the world, but has the intoxication of power left them unable to distinguish between what is right and wrong?

Jess, Hannah, Milo, and their allies are in a race against time as they gather together the most influential Durupinen from around the world to join the fight. As the Necromancer threat looms, and the Durupinen leaders battle over which course to take, Jess must travel her own path, look within herself, and ask: How far will she go to right an ancient wrong, and will her connection to the spirit world survive it?

©2019 E. E. Holmes (P)2021 Tantor

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  • Alexandra Fraser
  • 05-09-2021

If this was the last book...

I enjoyed it, I have enjoyed the whole series too. If this was the last book for the series, I will be sad of course. Yet it wrapped up enough of the story to be enjoyable and it allows for more books too, but in a slightly different direction. I won't spoil the story for you but just know it is an interesting journey and as always a bumpy and interesting one.

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  • BonSue
  • 01-04-2022

Entertaining Series

I enjoyed this series, even though a few events/actions were so far-fetched they made me roll my eyes. There were many unique spiritual concepts and lots of action and entertaining personal relationships to ponder. I especially liked the way the author wrapped up the series with a "happy ending" epilogue.

I would, however, like to offer one small piece of advice to E.E.Holmes: Whenever you finish a rough draft, search for the phrase "let out a breath I hadn't realized I was holding," and delete all but one. I think every book in the series contained this, or a similar phrase, 3 times or more!

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  • Laura Valdez
  • 25-02-2022

Love this!!!

I love this whole series! If it was a Netflix series, I would binge watch it like crazy!

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  • carole mckenzie
  • 21-02-2022

LOVE THESE BOOKS!!!

Love E.E.Holmes the story is so good I think it would make a great t.v. series. I'm hoping there's more to come. Thank you for taking me along on this journey with Jess and Hannah!!!

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  • Mia
  • 28-11-2021

Loved every single book!

I happened to see the first book of this series in a Facebook post. I have kindle unlimited so I borrowed it, I have thoroughly enjoyed the entire series. Best way to lose yourself for a bit is to jump into a book that transports you, these books do that in spades!
Read them all, assuming you like a bit of fantasy, you will not regret it!

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  • Natalia
  • 15-10-2021

performance is the key

Love all series EE Holmes Along with performer. it's like a theater of one actor

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  • Cherie
  • 13-10-2021

My favorite series!

I’m obsessed with this series! I’ve read it twice…and probably will again. Highly recommend

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-09-2021

Love this series

Very well written and performed. I was sad to have finished it as I wanted it to continue.

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  • Charles
  • 16-09-2021

We Still want more

the end we all needed but still left us wanting more. I will miss it

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  • cris17
  • 15-09-2021

Quite The Adventure!

These series have been quite the ride! I have enjoyed it so much, and now wonder if this was the last of the series. I can't wait to see/read/listen what E.E. Holmes writes next.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-02-2022

Gateway series

I have loved the gateway series completely hooked I’m about to start them all again as they’re so good

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  • L.B
  • 07-10-2021

Cannot believe its over

I have listened to this whole series and it's been an amazing trip, I have been gripped.

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