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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,835 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jonathan L. Howard Narrator: Robin Sachs Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Johannes Cabal Novels Release Date:
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In this genre-twisting novel, infamous necromancer Johannes Cabal, after beating the Devil and being reunited with his soul, leads us on another raucous journey in a little-known corner of the world. This time he’s on the run from the local government. Stealing the identity of a minor bureaucrat, Cabal takes passage on the Princess Hortense, a passenger aeroship that is leaving the country. The deception seems perfect, and Cabal looks forward to a quiet trip and a clean escape, until he comes face-to-face with Leonie Barrow, an enemy from the old days who could blow his cover. But when a fellow passenger throws himself to his death, or at least that is how it appears, Cabal begins to investigate out of curiosity. His minor efforts result in a vicious attempt on his own  life—and then the gloves come off. Cabal and Leonie—the only woman to ever match wits with him—reluctantly team up to discover the murderer. Before they are done, there will be more narrow escapes, involving sword fighting and newfangled flying machines. There will be massive destruction, not to mention resurrected dead . . . Steampunk meets the classic Sherlockian mystery in this rip-roaring adventure where anything could happen . . . and does. Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Michael | 2/18/2014

    " This is the second book in the series. It lived up to the first book and I think I liked it more than the first one. It moved along at a decent pace and had moments where it moved really fast. I continue to wonder how or why a person can be so cold and self-centered at times. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by David | 2/12/2014

    " The first one was better and it was questionable...which makes this...???? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Alternate | 2/11/2014

    " It's just not as good as the first, but that's inevitably the way it goes. Cabal is an intensely amusing character and the writing style is charming and witty. I'll read another, I'm sure. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Esther | 2/4/2014

    " It didn't really get going for me until chapter 6, then I thought oh here's a nice little mystery and where's it going to lead to and then I thought what? what's this? This was a book that didn't know what it wanted to be, so it thought it would try to be everything - and didn't succeed. It wasn't awful, though, and those who like the steampunk genre will probably like it anyway, but this book gave me no clue as to what drives anyone to be a necromancer, which was my main question throughout. I wanted to read the first book of the series, which sounds a lot more interesting, but my library only had this one on digital audiobook titles, so I had little choice. I was hoping for more steam or even punk, but got only fizzle. "

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