Return to the seafaring world of Hal and his intrepid ship’s crew in the fourth book of John Flanagan’s epic Brotherband series. The Brotherband Chronicles: Slaves of Socorro In this fourth book in the Brotherband Chronicles, a new battle unfolds as old rivalries are renewed, peace . Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband Book 4) by John Flanagan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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You see a side of the Rangers from the Skandians perspective.

Oct 10, Skip rated it really liked it Shelves: Like all the stories in this series, it’s a slower build leading to a climactic battle, but I’m find the build ups slower and slower, bogged down by the aforementioned technical detail of sailing and whatnot, and the pay offs kinda meh. After writing advertising copy for the next two decades, John teamed with an old friend to develop a television sitcom, Hey Dad!

Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. This was had the added benefit of some laugh-out-loud humor, some glimpses of Thorn’s relationship with Katrina, and best of all, a crossover with Gilan! Home eBooks Kids Brotherband 4: This made the book seem full circle. And I’m so happy that, ehem, a certain Ranger entered the picture. John began writing Ranger’s Apprentice for his son, Michael, ten years ago, and is still hard at work on the series.

But an enemy from their past returns, causing the Herons to be thrown into a dangerous quest to free captured Araluans from the slave market in Socorro.

You can see what brilliant idea Hal is working on; what the twins Ulf and Wulf are quibbling about; wonder what the independent, loner Lydia thinks about off out with all the boys; and wonder what worldly wisdom Thorn has to offer next. Slaves of Socorro is a riveting, fast-paced adventure series, highly recommended for reading in middle primary-lower secondary.


WheadonCommon Sense Media. I never really saw Tursgud as a villain so much as I did just a rival who Hal butted heads with, so he wasn’t scary view spoiler [and you only see him for a little bit and then scorro dies? This mostly teenage crew is definitely in a man’s world and is often offered ale at port — but they always refuse graciously and explain they’d much rather drink coffee. Buy the eBook Price: Sign up to our newsletter using your email.

A lot or a little? Tursgud is the leader of the Shark Brotherband and has turned from a bullying youth into a pirate and slave trader. With their honor restored, the Herons turn to a new mission: I read it within two days. Midnight Skulduggery Pleasant, Book Aug 25, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. So in love with this series. Na het twaalfde boek werd het epos helaas afgerond en begon Flanagan ‘Broederband’ dat zich in dezelfde periode en wereld afspeelt als die van de Grijze Jager.

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Preview — Slaves of Socorro by John Flanagan. I still like Hal and his crew, and Thorn is awesome as always, and Lydia seems unnecessary.

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The slaver is really an old enemy named Tursgud, a bully from their early days as a crew. Also in The Brotherband Chronicles. Anyway – To the younger writing, there is something that bugged me in this series that I don’t recall in the first and that’s that brotnerband no subtext. This item can’t be purchased in United States.

Rather than try to pursue him on the open sea, Hal, Gilan, and the rest of the Herons set sail for Socorrohome of the nearby slave market. No one – at least of the heroes – seems to ever have a negative emotional reaction that isn’t easily talked out or something.

More about John Flanagan. I do appreciate that the author makes specific mention of avoiding killing for the sake of killing.


Perfect for fans of J. Overall, it was a great read, and can’t wait to read what Gilan and the Herons are up to next! A light kiss on the cheek. It helps that he’s an Aussie and writes with the humour and down-to-earth style of an Aussie of course.

Brotherband 4: Slaves of Socorro

However, Erak feels the group is getting too comfortable and decides on a new mission for the Herons. Hal and the Herons agree to help the ship, but they are soon shocked when they learn that Tursgud and his renegade crew are the pirates that tried to sink them. Parents need to know that Slaves of Socorro is the fourth book in Brotherband Chroniclesthe companion series to the popular Ranger’s Apprentice series.

The Kings of Clonmel. It’s action and fun with good morals for your kids. Bjarni Bentfinger is even more uncertain — it’s his ship! Return to the seafaring world of Hal and his intrepid ship’s crew in the fourth book of John Flanagan’s epic Brotherband series.

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It loves to socprro on things such as shoes and lets just say axes and Erik’s walking stick that supposedly makes Erik a more “sophisticated” person. It is a lovely example of karma catchin’ up to ya. I am looking forward to the next book though, because I think it should be more meaty. Although I did find the two fracases in the gold market clumsily written, and the lack of intelligence gathering about the slave market was a big misstep.

Stig has calmed down tremendously brotherbband the first book.