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The Hollow Crown

Kingfountain, Book 4
Written by: Jeff Wheeler
Narrated by: Kate Rudd
Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins

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Publisher's Summary

Following the downfall of a tyrant in the Wall Street Journal bestselling Kingfountain trilogy, years have passed in prosperity for the kingdom of Ceredigion. Now, as the time comes to celebrate the new king's nuptials, the specter of a new enemy emerges to destroy all that has been painstakingly built in those years.

Tryneowy Kiskaddon has grown up learning military and diplomatic strategy from her father, one of the king's closest advisors. She feels her destiny lies in defending the kingdom as a knight, not as a Wizr as her parents have decided, though no lady of the realm has taken up the sword in a century. As she seeks to understand her own Fountain-blessed powers, she studies in the tradition of her mother while training in secret and closely following the realm's politics, alarmed by her mother's vision of an impending clash and a devastating future.

But the pieces on fate's game board are in motion, and on the eve of battle, a threatening force irrevocably changes the future of the kingdom and her own. Does Trynne have what it takes to maneuver Ceredigion's key players into position and outsmart the kingdom's enemies - even those still concealed in shadow?

©2017 Jeff Wheeler (P)2017 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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  • Andressa W.
  • 28-10-17

The next generation; Arthurian influences

While still in the same series, this book starts another trilogy following Owen's daughter into the next generation of intrigue and machination!

It's possible to see the influence of the King Arthur legend in the story, and that makes it all the more enjoyable.

The writer has very visibly improved his craft, comparing to the first book in the series or to the Muirwood series - which is also excellent.

Kate Rudd keeps on being awesome!

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  • Suzanne
  • 01-06-18

Addictive.

This has been such a great and addictive series. Kate Rudd, as usual, does a wonderful job narrating.

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  • S. Ruth
  • 09-01-18

Great Continuation

This series continues on the path of intrigue. All the characters you want to learn more about with many new characters coming into their own right. In this novel the world we have come to know opens up into a much bigger one, though very little is known yet. It still has some violence, death but overall I didn't consider even as dark as some of the prior books.

A great narrator, a great story, and a fairly big cliff hanger ending.

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  • Alan
  • 22-12-17

Best story of the series by far

Almost seems like this was written by a different author. Very little unnecessary dialog or filler text to get page count.

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  • Tom Patterson
  • 18-06-20

Secrets, Sorcery, and Betrayal

The story of the King Fountain becomes more perilous with more twists and turns that will have you on the edge of your seat, The next book is downloading now.

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  • Kat Wilson
  • 27-11-19

great book

loved it as I do all his books. the complex characters and the plot twists make it exciting throughout.

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  • Nate_D
  • 07-11-19

On to the next generation!

A new set of characters, and I can't help but feel like these characters are the ones that Wheeler had in mind when he began the series. The original cast from the first 3 books are still around, but this book starts the story of the next generation. Such fantastic writing. A fabulous world created here, and the story line is just beautiful. Truly one of the best fantasy series I have ever read...whether written for teen audiences or not!

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  • Tresa
  • 14-09-19

review

that was amazing can't wait to listen to more. I love how they tide things together

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  • Danielle Adkins
  • 12-07-19

ended badly

ended badly leaving you hanging! now you're forced to buy the next Book to see what happens

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  • JeL
  • 12-07-19

LoVe Jeff Wheeler

This series is amazing! Love the story and all the characters. Go Trin! The intrigue continues, the suspense takes turns every direction. Love al the magic!

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  • Poppey
  • 14-01-20

Moving On

Drew has now been crowned King of Ceredigion and while this has brought a peaceful, prosperous period to the realm, war is coming. I get a little sad when a book moves on leaving characters you have grown to love behind, and this is no exception.

Book 4 concentrates mainly on the children of Owen and Sinia, (Trynne); Elysabeth and Igor (Fallon); Severn and Kathryn (Morwenna).

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  • Ho-Man Yau
  • 22-11-19

an excellent story.

this book is a tale about what if Joan of Arc was born in the time of king Arthur.
I look forward to part 2 of the story.

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  • Kindle Customer.
  • 14-07-18

Brilliant!

Another deftly plotted and beautifully read instalment. Highly recommended. If you haven't yet discovered Mr Wheeler you are in for an absolute treat.

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  • joan
  • 29-01-18

The hollow. Crown

Excellent. Another complete night of enjoying story telling. Can't wait for next book. And many more to come?

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 22-01-18

Great follow up to 3 previous tales

Will get book5 to listen to and hope it is as entraining. Keep up the good work