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Publisher's Summary

Empath Rising is the first book in a series that tells the tale of a lonely orphan who rescues a Minotaur girl, only to have her fall madly in love with him. 

Warning: This is a work of erotic fantasy. There is nudity, swearing, a bit of violence, and plenty of naughty sex between man (and woman) and monster girl/girls. 

If that isn’t your cup of tea, please give this book a pass! 

Otherwise, please enjoy!

©2017 Archibald Bradford (P)2021 Archibald Bradford
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Erotica

What listeners say about The Heartstone Saga, Book 1: Empath Rising

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Good narration

So like this is a great book the MC isn’t all that good at the beginning but has some major character growth after a few chapters so if it bothers you just stick with it

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Really enjoyable.

This was an excellent audiobook. You did a fantastic job with all the characters, emotional moments, and fantastically written steamy scenes, Melanie.
This right here is a prime example as to why I always advocate for solo female narration on the spicier Harem books.

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if you like a harem book this is good

its a good harem book but it swings more into a lesbian harem book over all. I read the other three books and it was half lesbian romance and the other part was about a wimpy guy. thats if you get three book in but you can see the layout in this book alone. If this is your cup of tea go for it.

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fun book with matching narration

fun book with a good well done story and solid narration to match. love a little too femdom but settles as harem is created throughout.

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About Time

This is an absolutely awesome erotica series. It has an excellent story besides the very well written fun sexy times. I can't wait four the next four books!

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Greatly enjoyed this book.

The book series has been a favorite of mine for a while and I am overjoyed
To finally see it well hear it come to audio book. The story of nameless and his
Girls is more than the lude story that you might think that it is but it's so much more
If given the chance you to will love this book. Hope the next in the series comes out soon.

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Hopefully another

Really enjoyed this book hopefully another looking forward I knew what it was going to be about starting wasn’t disappointed

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I liked this book, but ...

there is one part that really bugs me , the MC as a trauma from being abused by girls. and there is this part that to of his girls abuse him and he does not call them on it. after that part I kind of did not like them...

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A great mix of erotica and fantsasy!

This book was a great mix of erotica and fantasy. The narration was also excellent. I can't wait for the next book!

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very well performed, but unenjoyable

Look, I understand the attempt to portray a young MC with social issues. However, having BEEN a kind hearted introvert with strong social issues I have to say that this MC is highly unenjoyable, and frankly find the portrayal somewhat insulting.
Perhaps he gets better l, but I couldn't stomach anymore after the first hour and had to remove it from my device.
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  • 03-15-22

Good read

I enjoyed the story and depth of the sub characters looking forward to the next book.

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  • Jason Burton
  • 12-20-21

Enjoyed the book, needed more story

Really liked this book, a young man steps in to stop a monster girl from being hurt in the street when nobody else would.

The ratio of story to XXX was about 50:50. I would have liked a bit more story, but that's only a small thing.

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  • Robert Knight
  • 11-28-21

Really loved this story!

This is a story that is being retold in a different way. It is done in a comical way. It gets you invested in with the characters and you just want to see where it's going. It is at times very comical and yet very innocent. A couple of times I almost spit my drink out and laughed.

If you do a lot of reading you'll recognize the story but I must admit it was done in a fresh way. I really enjoyed it. I will be reading the next book soon.

The narrator does a good job bringing the characters to life. Her use of accents is well done in my opinion. Hopefully she does the next book.

Well done!! 5*****

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  • Cereal Killers
  • 10-28-21

Great

I really enjoyed the story and how it is different from most harem novels.
The character is not OP but there is character progression of a wimpy MC to a more confident character.

The narration was superb

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  • Daryl peter lambrou
  • 09-20-21

incredible

this story catches you from the start you will love you the characters and the story amazing i cant wait foe the rest on audio

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  • Mansoor786
  • 09-09-21

a unique start

a bit different then your regular harem story as our mc isnt a robust alpha Male but a small weak boy whi has reached adulthood but has come across different encounters which leads him to believe he isn't just a normal boy but one who holds a tremendous power that help the fallen and bring them back

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  • jay
  • 08-12-21

Loved it

One of my favourite books
Narrator did a fantastic job on the book.
I just wish I could listen to more.

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  • Cj
  • 08-06-21

great series!

I've read this series and liked it so much that when I saw it on audible I picked it up immediately!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-27-21

A fantastic monster girl harem adventure!

Oh my God but this story is pure dynamite! An inexperienced young hero finding his way in a fantasy world after an experience turns his life on it's head. Action, adventure, brilliantly timed humour, monster girls who are beautiful inside and out, sooo much sizzling hot spiciness and glorious world building.

It's a great fantasy adventure that doesn't take itself too seriously and is a lot of fun. Well worth the credit.