The Runaway King

  • by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • Narrated by Charlie McWade
  • 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Rumors of a coming war are winding their way between the castle walls and soon it becomes clear that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it.
The stunning second installment of The Ascendance Trilogy takes listeners on a roller-coaster ride of treason and murder, thrills and peril, as they journey with The Runaway King.

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Audible Editor Reviews

In the second book of New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Nielsen's The Ascendance Trilogy, the newly crowned Jaron reels from the aftermath of an assassination attempt, with tensions ratcheting higher in the kingdom of Carthya. Talented actor Charlie McWade, best known for his role as Steve Gusler on NBC's Third Watch, uses his youthful voice to great effect, easily capturing Jaron's intrigue and bravery. After Jaron is forced to abandon the throne, his perilous journey to save his kingdom will leave listeners rapt.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-03-2013
  • Publisher: Scholastic Audio