The Cost of Betrayal : The Half-Orcs

  • by David Dalglish
  • Narrated by C.J. McAllister
  • Series: The Half-Orcs
  • 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Their prophet dead and their home lost, the half-bloods Harruq and Qurrah Tun form a strained alliance with a band of mercenaries outside the city of Veldaren. As the brothers and their allies wage a private war against powerful thief guilds, forces greater than them all threaten to tear them apart and ruin any hope for a better life. Harruq must defend his family at all costs, for Qurrah's love of a girl with a shattered mind and the power of a goddess may doom them all.

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Stick With It - It's Worth it!!!

The beginning was tedious for me and had I been reading I would have skimmed through alot of the day to day details however the pace does get better and I found myself hanging on every word. Tessana is such a tortured soul and the way CJ McAllister narrates her and the others truly brings the story to life. At the core everyone is just trying to do what is right for their loved ones but life is messy and not easy and this story reflects that very well. I am eager to find out what happens next in the series. I would definitely purchase other books narrated by CJ McAllister. I was given this free review copy at my request and have voluntarily left this review.
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- Michelle Titherington VanDaley

Broke my heart, even rereading it!

I first fell in love with David Dalglish's novels when I stumbled upon a Trilogy offered on Kindle. The set was the first three of the half-orc series, these novels here. I knew that the story was setting us up for something huge later on in the series and this was the breaking of the bonds section. This was the novel that would show where the characters would go from their humble beginnings. So that meant some heartbreak was in order. I'm trying not to give spoilers but I will say this novel broke my heart the first time reading it and it broke it again listening to it this time.

I will say that I prefer the narrator from David's shadowdance series. I grew to love the voice is he gave some of my favorite characters. now that some of them appear in this novel, their voices are different, and that was slightly disappointing. I grew used to the new narrator though.

I have yet to read any novel by David dalglish that disappointed me. I highly recommend any of his books, especially his shadow dance series.
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- Tiffany Bair

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-03-2016
  • Publisher: Dalglish Audio