The Valiant by Lesley Livingston audiobook

The Valiant

By Lesley Livingston
Read by Fiona Hardingham

The Valiant Series: Book 1

10.36 Hours 02/14/2017 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781524749897

Princess. Captive. Gladiator. Always a Warrior.    Fallon is the daughter of a proud Celtic king and the younger sister of the legendary fighter Sorcha. When Fallon was just a child, Sorcha was killed by the armies of Julius Caesar.   On the eve of her seventeenth birthday, Fallon is excited to follow in her sister's footsteps and earn her place in her father's war band. She never gets the chance.   Fallon is captured and sold to an elite training school for female gladiators—owned by none other than Julius Caesar himself. In a cruel twist of fate, the man who destroyed Fallon’s family might be her only hope of survival.   Now, Fallon must overcome vicious rivalries, deadly fights in and out of the arena, and perhaps the most dangerous threat of all: her irresistible feelings for Cai, a young Roman soldier and her sworn enemy.     A richly imagined fantasy for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Cinda Williams Chima, The Valiant recounts Fallon’s gripping journey from fierce Celtic princess to legendary gladiator and darling of the Roman empire. From the Hardcover edition.

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Summary

Summary

Princess. Captive. Gladiator. Always a Warrior. 
 
Fallon is the daughter of a proud Celtic king and the younger sister of the legendary fighter Sorcha. When Fallon was just a child, Sorcha was killed by the armies of Julius Caesar.
 
On the eve of her seventeenth birthday, Fallon is excited to follow in her sister's footsteps and earn her place in her father's war band. She never gets the chance.
 
Fallon is captured and sold to an elite training school for female gladiators—owned by none other than Julius Caesar himself. In a cruel twist of fate, the man who destroyed Fallon’s family might be her only hope of survival.
 
Now, Fallon must overcome vicious rivalries, deadly fights in and out of the arena, and perhaps the most dangerous threat of all: her irresistible feelings for Cai, a young Roman soldier and her sworn enemy.  
 
A richly imagined fantasy for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Cinda Williams Chima, The Valiant recounts Fallon’s gripping journey from fierce Celtic princess to legendary gladiator and darling of the Roman empire.


From the Hardcover edition.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Spectacular, brutal, tender, and romantic I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.” Mary E. Pearson, New York Times bestselling author
The Valiant has everything I love in a book: danger, violence, and a badass protagonist with a sword.” Julie Kagawa, New York Times bestselling author
The Valiant is an absolutely delicious read filled with forbidden romance and packed with action!” Morgan Rhodes, New York Times bestselling author
“Livingston skillfully illustrates Fallon’s emotional growth as she becomes a fearsome gladiatrix, her ties to the sisterhood within the ludus overshadowing her ties to the men that betrayed her.” Publishers Weekly
“This engaging tale is woven with historical details relating to Celtic and gladiator life.” School Library Journal
“Fallon is a strong-willed, highly skilled heroine who does not wait around to be rescued…A fun, thrilling read.” VOYA

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Author

Author Bio: Lesley Livingston

Author Bio: Lesley Livingston

Lesley Livingston is a writer and actress living in Toronto, Canada. She has a master’s degree in English from the University of Toronto, where she specialized in Arthurian literature and Shakespeare. She is a principal performer and founding member of the Shakespearean theater company Tempest Theatre Group. 

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 10.36
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English