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Publisher's Summary

It's been said that monsters cry when a good man goes to war. But they should run screaming like little school girls when that man is secretly a wizard, and maybe not necessarily good.
Nate Temple's all-consuming quest to avenge his parents is temporarily put on hold when shape-shifting dragons invade St. Louis. And perhaps cow-tipping the Minotaur for answers might not have been Nate's smartest opening move, because now every flavor of supernatural thug from our childhood nightmares is gunning for him. Nate learns that the only way to save his city from these creatures is to murder his best friend.
Nate's choice will throw the world and his own conscience into cataclysmic chaos: avenge his parents or become a murderer to save his city. Because to do either, he's going to have to show the world that magic is very, very real, and that monsters are very, very hungry.
If you like Jim Butcher, Kevin Hearne, or Patrick Rothfuss, you will love the first installment of The Nate Temple Supernatural Thriller series.
©2012 Shayne Silvers (P)2017 Shayne Silvers
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2 out of 5 stars
By Ann on 07-07-17

Don't Bother

Sophomoric effort that desperately needs an editor. The reader is worse: pronunciation errors, poor choices for voices. Maybe if I read it it would be tolerable, but listening was just too painful. Cannot finish.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Kinley J. on 03-14-17

Deus Ex "I'm a Special Snowflake"

Would you try another book from Shayne Silvers and/or Marcio Catalano?

Since these have a money-back guarantee I MIGHT consider another from this author, but probably not.

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

The narrator was very acceptable but the differences between character voices was mostly only by inflection. It occasionally is confusing who's speaking.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

The story had some promise, especially if you like human-transformed dragons stories and Urban Fantasy settings. Also the slight merging of technology and magic was interestingly presented.

Any additional comments?

There was essentially some soft porn hidden as a demonstration of flirting techniques and how to behave at a "posh" gathering as a playboy's escort in the story.

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11 of 12 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By Hussain on 04-05-18

Amazing

Very entertaining , magic through out the story , with urban fantasy of incorporating myths and legends in everyday modern life .

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Carl D. on 03-29-18

Great spur of the moment choice!

Where does Obsidian Son rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

One of the best Urban Fantasy novels I have come across, engaging characters, good story plot and nice twists, deffinately in fo rthe long haul on this series!

What did you like best about this story?

Good character development and I could see good scope for growth and range

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Certainly was and I did!

Any additional comments?

Great start, second book already purchased

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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