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Follow Simon and his teenage counterparts as they uncover more of the truth.
4.5 out of 5 stars
I will try my best not to write any major spoilers to the first book, but I make no promises since this is a direct continuation. Characters who are alive or not may be mentioned. If you have not read the first book, I would recommend you do so before you begin to read this review.
Redfall: Freedom Fighters picks up where the first Redfall book leaves off. The kids from Pandora are trying to gather information and work with Simon Redfall to figure out their next move. Wix’s brother’s camp has been attacked and now we must find out if he has made it or not. All the while the red rain still continues to fall.
Gary Tiedemann did the narration for Freedom Fighters and he did a fantastic job, just like the first book. Using different voices for different characters allows the listener to follow along easily and without confusion. I'm glad that Falconer is working with Tiedemann -- he has the perfect voice for Simon and gives the kids and other characters great voices too.
Freedom Fighters answers a lot of questions from the first novel, but still leaves me asking some more when it finishes. And saying "finished" is a strong word to use as Falconer also leaves this book pretty open. I 100% understand that reasoning behind ending it where he did from a trilogy standpoint. But to me as a reader, I felt a little bummed out that I have to go and get the last book to get an “ending.” At least, I hope that there is some sort of conclusion in the third book.
The attention to detail is something that really keeps me coming back for more. You can really tell that Falconer knows his stuff. From weaponry to proper military formation and tactics -- the Redfall series has it all. A master at the modern-day cliffhanger ending. (Even if it drives me nuts.)
With that being said, I still really enjoyed Freedom Fighters. Falconer really sucked me in with the first book and I feel for the characters and the unique plot. Well, this picks up where it left off and doesn’t really take his foot off of the gas until the book ends.
Overall, the story was just as interesting as the first Redfall book. Allowing the reader to be taken along for a thrill-ride full of undercover meetings, the mysterious red rain, the clouds, all their stored energy, and kids who won’t back down from a fight. Redfall: Freedom Fighters was a wonderful continuation of the series and I cannot wait to hear the third book!
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4 of 4 people found this review helpful
This book is a continuance of book 1 and moves the action right along. While there are different characters, the plot is easy to follow. If you are an action adventure book lover, this is a very solid choice. The plot is good and the narration is good.
I received this audiobook for free from the author, narrator, or publisher for free via audiobookblast in exchange for an unbiased review. This book is well worth reading and I would consider buying this book if I did not get a review copy.It actually is really good.
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