The Innkeeper's Son

  • by Jeremy Brooks
  • Narrated by Duncan White
  • 25 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Before Desirmor came and broke the peace of the Alexidus monarchy with his army of dark beasts, Princess Harmony Alexidus spoke a prophecy of his rise and fall. He would destroy the warriors of the Harven Mountains. He would make the princess his eternally unwilling bride. Then he would wrap the world in a veil of darkness so tight, the people would forget that light ever existed.
But the Harmony Prophecy foretold that a scion of the Alexidus bloodline would find the last descendant of the fabled Harven warriors and guide him to a final clash with King Desirmor.
1000 years have passed. 1000 years of Desirmor's Nine Laws. 1000 years of indentured matrimony for Harmony Alexidus. The world has forgotten the prophecy.
Now, at an inn on a tropical island, Lady Enaya Relador has found the last Harven. But Siminus Kelmor is not a willing hero. He is the naïve son of an innkeeper, sheltered all of his life from the horrors indigenous to people on the mainland. And he is broken. Just as she has found him, Sim witnesses the brutal murder of his parents at the hands of King Desirmor's son, the feared Blood Lord. To mold him into the champion promised by the prophecy, Enaya will need to forge him as a blacksmith turns a scrap of iron into a sword. Because if he is to fulfill his destiny and put an end to the 1000 year reign of King Desirmor, Sim will need to become a perfectly crafted weapon. But can she make a weapon out of a man she is falling in love with?

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A waste of time

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

The book has unbelievable characters, who are purely mad and do not act like people. this book feels like it has taken all the modern greats, Goodkind, Fiest and Jordan mixed them all together and vomited them out without though a valid timeline and depth and back ground. it feels like a pale imitation of the greats. in an already packed genre it is a poor comparison.


Would you recommend The Innkeeper's Son to your friends? Why or why not?

No , men and women do not act like this. the infantile nature of all the main characters makes it a frustrating listen. and the (millennia) old queen, is so blatantly sexist and infantile you cannot relate. such a waste.


What do you think the narrator could have done better?

Had a better book to read.


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

few. like an ok B Movie. you can just slog through it.


Any additional comments?

Try Terry Goodkind, Raymond E Feist or Robert Jordan if you want a world spanning fantasy with actually relatable characters.

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- William

Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-12-2013
  • Publisher: Jeremy Brooks