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Silver Tongue

(The Temple Chronicles #4)

4.39  ·  Rating details ·  2,846 ratings  ·  127 reviews
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Fairy Tales are very literal survival guides. Ignore them at your peril…

Nate Temple has gotten away with a lot in recent years: cow-tipping the Minotaur, decimating a gang of weredragons, sucker-punching Angels, and eating pancakes with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. He’s kidnapped one of the most powerful
Kindle Edition, 340 pages
Published December 1st 2016 by Argento Publishing, LLC
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Montzalee Wittmann
Silver Tongue (The Temple Chronicles #4) by Shayne Silvers is another awesome novel! He just keeps them coming! This one is also kept my heart racing as a "Demon" makes a deal with too many, a book is wanted by unsavory characters that are impossible to kill and they all think Nate has it, Nate's girlfriend's new powers are uncontrollable, and funny and not so funny events unfold that change lives. These books are always filled with humor, even during a horror scene, which makes it even funnier ...more
Mar 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Impossible to get bored of this series!
At least for now.
May 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Mar 25, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very good book five continuation of the urban fantasy Nate Temple series. There is a big cast of interesting characters from myths. Many have been carried over from the previous books with a few new characters added. The characterization of these mythical characters makes them not just interesting with their unique histories and magical talents but also believable which is on the top of the list of a good story requirements for fantasy reader's.

As in the previous books, the story is fast paced
Shawnie Nicole
Dec 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nate is an asshole, especially to his friends but I like him anyway... weird ... I still like death more ANNND THE MAD HATTER, Yes!
Sep 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing

The series keeps you on your toes. When you think you are going right Silvers comes through slaps you in the face and then body slams you left.
It’s truly a good thing
Laressa Hartman
Nov 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Hooked on Nate

I was having a hard time getting back to the Templeverse but this book just sucked me right back in. I’m anxious to start #5.
Lora Shouse
Dec 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The writing is good. And the book is action-packed. But I have to admit to being somewhat confused about the plot.

After the ravages to his business and his friends done in Grimm Nate Temple has been forced to rebuild his bookstore, Plato’s Cave, to generate some income for himself. And he is back to buying rare books with magical implications for mystery clients. And apparently, he never got over his tendency toward devious dealings regarding these books. Also, the mysterious clients and their c
John Piper
Dec 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-favorites
Nate Temple has just faced down and defeated the mighty Grimm Brothers. His family's company was taken out from underneath him, and his fiance died! Luckily she was brought back to life by Death, one of the four horesman of the apocalypse. What could possibly go wrong next? Nate is contacted to find a book for a client. Little does he know the trouble that book will cause in his life! Let's just say more fairy tales come to life, in this book. Making Nate Temple's life a living hell!

Nate Temple
Mary Lou Webb
Dec 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
After I read the first book, I fell in love with this series. Nate Temple gets thrown some pretty hard life punches, but he's resilient. His best friend is a werewolf and his fiancée is a Grimm. He is now a Maker and is trying to learn what his new powers can do. Toss in some gods, a Minotaur, and Baba Yaga, and it makes for rip-roaring good fun. The books are well-written, with plots that keep moving and characters that keep your attention. What I particularly like is that even if you haven't r ...more
Sep 21, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting Books, Annoying main character

For being a powerful "genius" this loud mouthed and callous jackass of a main character sure spend a lot of time not knowing things, uses uninspired "magic, and tugging at his balls which are always trapped in a metaphorical vise. Still and ok book series to read with few better options.
Dec 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great extension and revelations of the series

I would recommend that you read the series in order to get the most out of this book. It is the best since the beginning in my opinion. It is a don't miss.
Julie Pederick
Silver Tongue : (Book 4 Nate Temple Series) : Shayne Silvers.

Read 08th-13th Feb 2020.

Shayne Silvers' Silver Tongue...Simply Sensational, A Supernatural Smorgasbord!!!

The Silver Tongued Devil, Dark Fantasy Author Extraordinare Shayne Silvers Delivers Brilliance In A Book!!!

Nate Temple : A Super Smart, Super Sexy, Super Sneaky, Super Powerful Snark-Filled Shade Slinginging Silver Tongued Prankster & His Lovable Rag Tag Bunch Of Supernatural Freaks Weave Their Magic Worming Their Way Into Your Hea
William Bitner Jr.
Just finished reading “Silver Tongue: A Novel in the Nate Temple Supernatural Thriller Series, The Temple Chronicles, Book Four”, by Shayne Silvers. Brat Wizard Nate Temple is back with his band of freaks, friends and foes, in search of yet another book. We are reintroduced to some of the old gang and introduced to some new characters in this installment of “The Temple Chronicles”. We have one of the world's most loved monsters (The Gruffalo) turned into a not so lovable monsters in Shayne's tel ...more
May 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
A good story .

Silvers writes really well, I’m just not sure if he realises that he’s not writing all of the story down? Or maybe some of his work is lost in editing?

You can go from having a perfectly good time with this series to wondering “ wtf happened there? “

The problem isn’t missing dialogue, it’s missing context. Why would Indie show up as a wolf at Gunnaers estate?

Why are Gunner and Nate going hunting?..

A lot of questions that you think are going to be answered are just lost in the narrat
Cyrene Olson
Mar 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This time out in Nate Temple’s world, it seems like a whole lot of bad-ass people are looking for the same thing, and they think Nate has it. If Nate thinks that his life is going to slow down and give him a breather, I think he’d better rethink those plans.

This is a non-stop action urban fantasy that is smart, roller coaster ride with great characters and witty dialog. Mr. Silvers brings the mix of the supernatural and all the old fairy tales to life within the pages, but don’t be thinking of t
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great read!!

My favorite in the whole series so far! Not as much action as the other books, but I was fine with that because this book felt more like a mystery instead of an intense action book that had your head spinning, with the only coherent thought being, "what the f#$! just happened?" It's almost like this book was Shayne Silvers taking a breath before jumping back into writing again, because the slower pace of the story is noticeable (but in the best way). After this installment, it's clea
Mandy Walkden-Brown
A fantastic series that should be on your 'must read' pile.

Never ever a dull, nor boring moment when Nate Temple is around, much as he would wish it otherwise, he's definitely a beacon for chaos and this adventure is certainly no exception.

Wonderfully vivid characters, even the supposed mythological ones!

Never lacking in action. It's also rife with wry humour, great camaraderie between the characters and a darn fun read.

More puzzles thrown up, more intrigue and new characters pop up at the mo
Apr 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Don’t get me wrong I am absolutely loving the series BUT the monologues are too long. Half of the book is going over what happened in the last books. If people want to know they can read the other books. Then there is the over and over comments. Gunner is a hunk of a Viking . Also Temple always say he has to look into something. He doesn’t do that till way later if he does. Said he has to help Indie with her powers, well when? So many things he has to find out about. Then there is the constant t ...more
Jul 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love, Love, Love The Temple Chronicles!!!! For Nate Temple life is never dull. Shayne Silvers has done an exceptional job mixing myths and awesome creatures, some that I have never even imagined. I love the sarcastic wit. Each book has been an exciting ride to the next. I hope that Shayne keeps this series going. I would love to live in Nate's world, even with the immense chaos that he is constantly involved in. If you love paranormal creatures and some sharp wit, this series is definitly for yo ...more
May 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
Twists, twists and more twists keep you reading this one. While trying to deal with his maker abilities and the not so good off shot of having them Nate also has the mystery of who and how many after after a mysterious book he has been asked to find. I love how Nate has so many diverse friends now and I think Death and Alucard are my faves!
This one kept me glued to the ages and the I just loved the scene with the 4 horseman and silver tongue,
Shari Ferguson
Sep 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nate Temple...

These books have had me laughing so hard that my husband looks at me like I'm crazy. He works the night shift, and I try REALLY hard not to wake him up, but it doesn't work out that way when I read books as fun as The Nate Temple series. I have loved myths since I was small, so this series is especially fun for me. Thank you Shayne Silvers for bringing my childhood memories to life.
Tanya L. Lestenkof
Good storylines

The author’s style becomes more fine-tuned with each book. While the first book felt like it was trying too hard (it was still a relatively good read), each successive book becomes better written, and more riveting, leading me to finish them faster. Since the author started off with so much action, I wasn’t sure that it would be plausible to keep it up, but I’ve been surprised with how well Silvers is able to keep it going and still keep it entertaining. Kudos!
Dana Audette
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series keeps getting better and better...Simply incredible!

The saying, be careful what you wish for comes to mind when reading Silver Tongue. I don't think a book has grabbed me as much as Silver Tongue did in a very long time. The twists and turns that happened shows how much of a master storyteller Shayne Silvers is. Nate Temple is a multi-layered character, and he has quickly become one of my all time favorites.
Cathy Pardue
Oct 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Silver Tongue

This book has so many moving parts, but is well written. After finishing this book, I was confused about a lot of the comments about Indie. Lots of changes in this book, Nate may finally get some help with maker abilities and he is learning who his friends are. The women in this are more front and center and are kick butt. It's pretty awesome. Nate seems to be finally growing up a little, it really was time. I really like this book, looking forward to the next.
Jennifer Manning
Master Temple is on fire again! There's too much to say about this book, and many reviews have no doubt covered most of it. I can tell you I wasn't able to put it down. Anything is possible in Nate Temple's life. It's like Murphy's law, anything bad that can happen, will, and at the worst possible moment. You'll love it!
Tamika Rivera
Nov 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I chose 5 because this book is awesome,suspension and comedy...Nate temple
Grew up a rich kid always getting what he wants when he wants it ... his parents bestow a gift to him (without him knowing) Right before being murdered his life turns upside down.The only thing that keeps him alive is his intelligence & wits...he is hilarious.
Linda Grant
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just another day in St Louis

Even though I had guessed who Nate's pen pal was before they had ever begun their correspondence, this book still had plenty of surprises to entertain and tie up loose ends from previous story lines. I'm ready for the next instalment of the Nate Temple saga, who else is going to be coming to St Louis?
Renny Audonia
Feb 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hats off to you

As always Shayne Silver's had me in wondering what was come bounding around the corner next, to laughing so hard I couldn't read the book for 2 days. I tried, but I'd start laughing again. Won't give anything away, just remember 5 th chapter. Have fun, I always do!!!!
Feb 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another late night read while waiting on my wrist to recover from surgery. The author's usage of midwestern idioms and my personal proximity to St. Louis made it a fun read for me. He manages to turn the fairy tales we are told as a child into something that we cross paths with as an adult, and does it in a manner that is entertaining and not condescending.
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