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The Jewel of Dantenos Audiobook

The Jewel of Dantenos: The FREE Lee Starfinder Adventure: from the World of the Godling Chronicles, Book 0.5

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From the world of The Godling Chronicles.

Filled with confidence and no small measure of arrogance, young Lee Starfinder, along with Millet Gristall, set off on their very first adventure. Lee quickly discovers that life beyond Hazrah can be far deadlier than he could have ever imagined. And soon he must learn that muscle and steel cannot replace loyalty, bravery, and friendship.

©2014 Brian D. Anderson (P)2014 Podium Publishing

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    Kindle Customer 22/11/2016
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    Fiona Maxwell 26/10/2016
    Fiona Maxwell 26/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Great intro teaser"
    What did you like most about The Jewel of Dantenos?

    It was a great short story as a teaser into the actual series. The characters seemed interesting.


    What other book might you compare The Jewel of Dantenos to, and why?

    None come to mind, as I've not read/listened to anything similar as yet.


    What does Derek Perkins bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    I liked the tone of his voice and the difference voices he used for the other characters. His tone for the female was also pretty good.


    Any additional comments?

    This teaser has me interested enough to now buy the actual Godling Chronicle series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jim 21/01/2016
    Jim 21/01/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Nice background"

    A bit light after just finished the godling series But it keeps the theme of the story line

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  • Jim "The Impatient"
    Springfield, MO, United States
    6/02/15
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    "Modesitt, Feist or Eddings"

    These Godling novels kept coming out and I wondered. I had not heard of Brian D. Anderson and then I saw this free prequel. This is a great way to discover what you may or may not like. It didn't do it for me, but for you die hard fantasy fans it might. This could be compared to L.E. Modesitt Jr., Raymond Feist or David Eddings.

    23 of 24 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    12/02/16
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    "held my interest "

    held my interest and left me wanting more of this story but it does not seem to continue in the next book although Lee is in the next book it does not have the rest of his journey or his companion that I know of

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • M. Morgan
    Albuquerque, NM
    19/02/15
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    "Pleasantly Surprised"

    I was pleasantly surprised to find that I enjoyed this book as well as the narration. I kept yelling at one of the main characters because he was acting like a childish peacock but by the end I liked him a little better.

    Good, short, story.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Dr. Jasmine Bryant
    7/02/15
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    "Enthralled"

    It gripped me quickly and held on tight until the end. Can't wait for more

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Jeremy Peugh
    24/12/14
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    "good short read."

    it was a good short read. nice to know back story on Lee starfinder. the book progresses at a really nice pace.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Anonymous
    11/07/17
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    "Amazon"

    Nice book to ready it from Amazon audible. Thank you so much... Service was awesome

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • happyjo
    9/07/17
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    "Wizards and swords"

    Short story with a lot of punch! Enjoyable read with surprising twist and turns. The author and the narrator are talented. I can't wait to see the next books.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • JaM Reader
    17/06/17
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    "Great Narration."

    The story was interesting. The fight scene esd narrated well. Overall a good short story. I would recommend it for a quick listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Chef Ewing
    LOS ANGELES, CA, US
    24/05/17
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    "I desired more...."

    The story line was clothed with detail intricately woven into a brilliant narrative. I am a fan that will follow this until the last book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • DeeLight
    16/05/17
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    "A quick and engaging novella"

    enjoyable. it was easy to keep up with the characters. perfect to listen to when taking a walk or break. I would be willing to listen to the whole series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • ivar
    24/03/15
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    "Good and free"

    liked the chapter in the end from the first book more then this short story, but it's free so check it out

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Kadnezia
    9/12/15
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    ":-D"

    brilliant book it's now got me hooked on reading the rest of the chronicle's series

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    21/07/15
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    "Adventure into Madness"

    An enjoyable escape from sanity. The story is of greed and how it can give and take. Also how standing firm about what you want, is always wise.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Teresa Cooper
    25/03/17
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    "Do I, don't I."

    As this was just a taster I'm unsure if I like the story/ series and will need to read a full book to be sure how I feel. So I'm sitting on the fence and offering no option as yet.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Culwen
    10/01/17
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    "Intriguing appetiser to what can become an epic"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, I enjoyed the story and felt the description had me concocting the imagery of the scenes in my head.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I think all the characters were quite balanced. Each had a strength and a weakness and I couldn't really enjoy one more than another.


    What does Derek Perkins bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    The arrogance of the Lee. The humble wisdom of Millet. The brutality of Jalil. He brought those characters out.


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

    The confrontation and realisation of fate between Lee and the Blackness.


    Any additional comments?

    There were points in the plot that had me think whether it was likely to have happened or whether it was just a Ex Machina for the story. Also it was a slight dampener to have two separate stories of the of the short story and the prologue preview to have very similar scenes of old guardian failing to protect some artefact. I wonder if repetition is used more often in his other stories.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Tim
    29/12/16
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    "Excellent"

    Loved it, helped my long train journey pass much quicker, thankyou very much audible good job !

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • J. Kelley
    Northern Ireland, UK
    16/12/16
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    "jewel"

    story could have been great but much too short to get in to it in all honesty

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • daniel
    8/10/16
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    "good listen"

    I liked how the narrator gave the caracter their own voice and I could imagine them them easily. good free read

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Sara Steel
    14/08/17
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    "excellent story"

    really enjoyed it looking forward to the rest of the series of the golding chronicles.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Pad de Braye
    London UK
    18/06/17
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    "Another Mythical Land of Men and Demigods..."

    Another Mythical Land of Men and Demigods... But enjoyable nonetheless. Story follows a linear path and the occasional action scene lacks the punch you're seeking. But the characters and settings are vividly described. Great narration too.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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