Audio: Hell’s King by Eve Langlais @EveLanglais @Audible_com

Posted January 30, 2019 by Melanie in Book Review / 18 Comments

Audio: Hell’s King by Eve Langlais @EveLanglais @Audible_comHell's King by Eve Langlais
Narrator: Tyler Donne
Series: Hell's Son #3
Published by Audible on November 15, 2018
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
Format: Audiobook
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In order to be king, Lucifer has to die...

The Antichrist is supposed to rule the world, but Chris kind of promised the ghost of his father-in-law he’d rather have the love of his wife.

And he meant it…at the time.

However, Chris was born with a destiny. He is the prince-in-waiting. The destroyer of nations.

A failure with no magic, no armies, and no longer even a psychotic mother he can call upon.

Is he destined for a mundane life?

Good thing fate has other plans. Plans that include him becoming Hell’s King.

Hell’s King is the second book in Eve Langlais’ Hell’s Son series. This is the third series set in this world with the really funny Lucifer. The first series is The Princess of Hell, which like this one is a UF series that follows Lucifer’s youngest and favorite daughter, Muriel. The second series is Welcome to Hell, which is a paranormal romance with Lucifer playing matchmaker among his minions. Now, we are back to UF, following Lucifer’s son, Christopher, who is really just coming into the family.

So, in this story Christopher married Isobel, the granddaughter of Rasputin. But now life has gotten a little boring for Christopher. Isobel nags him about taking out the garbage. He’s also not able to raise the dead anymore. He’s mundane (nooooooo!!!!).

So a lot happens in this book. We meet Chris’s mother. We learn more about what’s going on with Chris’s power and how he becomes Hell’s King. We get some time with his older sisters, Muriel and Bambi. We also get to spend some time with Chris’s cousin, Charlie (the name that Jesus is now going by). Charlie is also an arms dealer.

Can’t say anymore because spoilers. I will just say, I don’t know if there is another book coming out in this series, but I’m sure we aren’t done with Christopher, Lucifer or everyone else in this world. Oh, you can read this series without having read the other series, but do start with Lazy Son, book one. You would get more from this, if you were already familiar with this world, but you would still have a good story with just this series. You do really need to experience Lucifer and his fondness of rubber duckies.

Narration

Tyler Donne continues to do a good job with the narration of this series. His male and female voices are good. I do wish he did a little more to bring the humor out in the series. I don’t think his “snark” voice is as good as it could be. But overall, not too bad at all.

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About Eve Langlais

Author: Eve Langlais

~ New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author

Hello, my name is Eve Langlais and I am an International Bestselling author who loves to write hot romance, usually with werewolves, cyborgs or aliens .

I should warn you, I have a twisted imagination and a sarcastic sense of humor something I like to let loose in my writing. While well known for my shifter stories, I am also extremely partial to aliens, the kind who like to abduct humans and then drive them insane…with pleasure. Or do you like something a little darker, more serious? Then check out my cyborgs whose battle with humanity have captivated readers worldwide.

If you’d like to know more, read some excerpts or find out what I’m working on, then please visit me at http://www.EveLanglais.com

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One StarOne StarOne StarOne StarHalf a Star
Characters
One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Dialogue
One StarOne StarOne StarOne StarHalf a Star
Narration (Audio)
One StarOne StarOne StarHalf a Star
Overall: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
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Melanie

I’m Melanie, and I like to live vicariously through fictional characters. I enjoy reading and listening to mostly fictional books in the paranormal genre, including Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance and Horror. I will read contemporary romance on occasion, but not often. I will occasionally throw in a biography, usually autobiographies of people that I find interesting. Listening to autobiographies that are narrated by the author have been great in my experience.

I started listening to audiobooks when a new book in a series was coming out and I wanted to get a refresher, but didn’t have time to read all the books (I think it was Anita Blake). I fell in love. I stayed with strictly re-reading books that I’d already read for a long time. I eventually tried an audiobook for something that I hadn’t read first and was hooked there too. Now, I listen to audio for both re-reads and first time. I have some series that I’ve given up reading and only listen. I try to get any many books/audiobooks from the library to help save on my budget. Books on CD and the newer digital downloads from the library really allow me to listen more. I then purchase my favorites (because who can wait in line for your favorite book??) and less mainstream books from Audible or some other online retailer.

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Posted January 30, 2019 by Melanie in Book Review / 18 Comments


18 responses to “Audio: Hell’s King by Eve Langlais

  1. I love how you broke down your review for this Melanie! This is yet another author I’ve been meaning to try. So glad this was such a good read. I need to look up all her books and see where I should start.

  2. Jen

    I know we chatted about this world and series… I think I’d like the middle series best. But I do seem to recall that things were left up in the air after Muriel’s series. It sound like maybe this series is providing some of the answers?! Thanks!

    • Melanie

      Have you tried any of the other Hell series? There’s also Princess of Hell and Welcome to Hell (this one is PNR with Lucifer playing matchmaker). All are pretty funny. Welcome to Hell are my favorite.

      Melanie @ Hot Listens & Books of My Heart

  3. I love Eve’s books. She is an amazing writer. I read a bunch of shifter books a few years back. I have to start reading some more of her books as I really loved them. Great review and I am totally adding this series to my list!

    Mary

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