An Enjoyable Adventure
4 out of 5 stars
Exile was a bit different than the typical book in this universe (I’ve read a lot of the Dane & Bones stories including ones that featured Jade). There was a search for some old and lost treasure but even Jade herself mentions that the time period isn’t her norm. That being said, this book was still as enjoyable as the other old world discoveries but brought to the new world.
Wood and Ellis teamed up to write a fast-paced adventure book that featured a totally different set of challenges for Jade and Professor to find their way out of. As I mentioned above – this was more of a “new world” adventure making Jade follow a riddle to find a much newer set of treasure.
I think Exile really opens Jade up to be “more than just a character”. She really comes into her own and allows users to follow her from being in chains to solving a riddle that was unsolved for years. I haven’t read the other two Jade stories but I will now. I liked her as a character in the other books and I ended up liking her even more in this story.
Overall, Exile was an enjoyable book that I found myself staying up late to finish. Jeffrey Kafer did a great job with it as always adding that professionalism and research that a great narrator can give.
Exile by David Wood, Sean Ellis
Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
Series: Jade Ihara Adventures #3
Published by Gryphonwood Press on April 11th 2018
Genres: Adventure, Mystery
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Jade Ihara is caught in a centuries-old power struggle between a slave cult who believes she might be the incarnation of the goddess of liberty and a secret cabal with plans for world domination. Can she unravel the mystery of the Cult of Veritas and find their sacred relics before it’s too late? David Wood and Sean Ellis deliver another action-packed thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Fans of Indiana Jones, Tomb Raider, Rogue Angel, and Dane Maddock will love Exile!
I received this book for free. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Also by this author: Quest (Dane Maddock #3), Amber (Dane and Bones Origins #7), Treasure of the Dead, Xibalba (Dane Maddock #8), Helios, Bloodstorm