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Hellequin Chronicles, Book 5
Narrated by: James Langton
Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
5 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)
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Over a hundred years have passed since a group of violent killers went on the rampage, murdering innocent victims for fun. But even back then, sorcerer Nate Garrett, aka Hellequin, knew there was more to it than simple savage pleasure - souls were being stolen.

Nate's discovery of the souls' use, and of those supporting the group's plan, made him question everything he believed.

Now the group Nate thought long dead is back. Violent, angry, and hell-bent on revenge, they have Hellequin firmly in their sights. And if he won't come willingly, they'll take those closest to him first.

The battle begins again.

©2015 Steve McHugh. (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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Another great addition to a fabulous series.

Easy to get enthralled with the characters. Action and wit keep you entertained all the way through and James Langton does a wonderful job.

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  • Jesse
  • 25-08-2015

The adventures of Nate (Hellequin) continue...

This fifth book in the Hellequin series moves the main, overarching plot forward quite a bit. There are a number of significant developments that take place along the way, and several major situations change in a no-turning-back sort of way. As is typical with this series, the book was riveting from start to end and left me wanting more, yet was also very satisfying at multiple points along the way.

Disclaimer: I received a free, advance copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my unbiased review.

That being said, I also had it on pre-order for Kindle and Audible, which I'm paying for. It's that good.

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  • David
  • 11-09-2015

Hellequin = Jack Bauer with Magic

So for those of you reading this for the first time the synopsis of the series is, Nate Garrett is a mix of Jack Bauer and Jason Borne with a bit of magic thrown in for good measure. He kicks ass and gets his own ass kicked regularly. This novel is no exception. It is action packed as are all the novels but with this novel I felt like the story didn't move forward overmuch and Nate didn't grow as much as I would have liked, hence the 4 stars instead of 5. I am probably being overly critical here so take that with a grain of salt. In the end, I love this series and will get the next 10 if the story is as good as this one.

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  • Tina
  • 14-10-2015

I'm waiting for the next one.

Any additional comments?

Each book is better than the last and the first one was great. I can't wait until the next book comes out.

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  • Peter
  • 25-09-2015

Awesom

I usually like to read a book first and then later do the audio version but this actor is very good and I got full enjoyment out of the audio version. great story.

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  • T. Menefee
  • 30-08-2015

Favorite Book in the series thus far

This book was excellent, if you have been following Nate, you'll enjoy this one as it finally answers some questions (and of course raises a few more!). Nate was back on his game in this book and not making as many stupid choices as he did in the previous one. I won't add any spoilers, but if you have enjoyed the series thus far this is worth the credit!

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  • Beatrice
  • 11-11-2018

Amazing

This series keeps getting better and better. There is so much going on and so many characters. But, McHugh does a great job managing this complex world. I love this series.

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  • Bryan J. Lee
  • 23-09-2018

it's been good for the last 5 books.

I got hooked after the first book. it has been a great so far. You should give it a try

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  • Trish R.
  • 23-08-2018

Great read an ALMOST great narration..



Okay, this is book 5 and I think I really have to think about listening to the last 2 books. Listening to 5 books by the same narrator then having him changed to another for the last 2, and to see all the all the bad reviews about the change, is upsetting. Plus, so many reviewers complained about sooo many questions being left unanswered in the last book.

Anyway, I think this may have been my favorite book so far. It was about the Reavers, who were killing innocent people and taking their souls to take back to Merlin so he could feed them to Arthur to keep him alive AND Nate’s confrontation with Merlin, finally. Honestly, I think has Merlin lost his mind.

There were lots of battles but I sure wish Nate didn’t get his butt kicked so much. It’s really quite depressing.

Hmmm… I don’t remember any sex in this one so there wasn’t one or it wasn’t worth remembering.
And the F-bomb was used 114 times.

As to the narrator: James Langton wasn’t as good in this book as he was in all the others. Oh, his voices were good but there were a few important times that Nate and the others were whispering and JL didn’t. You just can’t be sneaking around the bad guys talking in a loud voice. And in all the other book when it called for someone saying something with laughter in their voice JL actually laughed. In this book he didn’t. Very disappointed in this one. (Especially the whispering part. You HAVE to whisper when you're sneaking around or it's just stupid. IMO)

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  • sheila myers
  • 02-07-2018

Awesome

Loved it awesome, can't wait to hear the next one. The best books for years

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  • Hanley
  • 20-05-2018

As amazing and enjoyable as always!

As always with the Hellequin series, I loved it. My only complaint is that it puts me that much closer to the end of the series.