Red Queen
Books in series4
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(4.2 based on 427 ratings)
  • .1-.2
    Cruel Crown: Two Red Queen Novellas | Victoria Aveyard

    Cruel Crown: Two Red Queen Novellas

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Victoria Aveyard
    • Narrated By Andi Arndt, Jayne Entwistle, Amanda Dolan
    Overall
    (14)
    Performance
    (13)
    Story
    (12)

    Two women on either side of the Silver-Red divide tell the stories no one else knows. Queen Song : Queen Coriane, first wife of King Tiberias, keeps a secret diary - how else can she ensure that no one at the palace will use her thoughts against her? Coriane recounts her heady courtship with the crown prince; the birth of a new prince, Cal; and the potentially deadly challenges that lay ahead for her in royal life.

    Not really worth it.

    Both of these short stories were a nice addition to the Red Queen series.

    I enjoyed finding out more about Queen Coriane in the Queen Song s..Show More »

    Reviewed on 04 October 2016 by A Dream of Fiction ()
  • 1
    Red Queen | Victoria Aveyard

    Red Queen

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Victoria Aveyard
    • Narrated By Amanda Dolan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (277)
    Performance
    (263)
    Story
    (264)

    This is a world divided by blood--red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of godlike superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own.

    In the spirit of twilight...

    All in all, this book was... OK... I found the characters were not very well developed and the main character was annoying in a look-at-me-I'm-so-uniq..Show More »

    Reviewed on 04 December 2015 by Rosie ()
  • 2
    Glass Sword | Victoria Aveyard

    Glass Sword

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Victoria Aveyard
    • Narrated By Amanda Dolan
    Overall
    (105)
    Performance
    (91)
    Story
    (91)

    If there's one thing Mare Barrow knows, it's that she's different. Mare's blood is red - the colour of common folk - but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court tries to control. The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, but as she makes her escape from the prince and friend who betrayed her, Mare uncovers something startling: she is not the only one of her kind.

    Good sequel, not so good narration

    A decent follow up to Red Queen from a story perspective, but I was disappointed in the narration. Too fast, not enough emotion or distinction in dial..Show More »

    Reviewed on 18 February 2016 by Austin Fan (Holland)
  • 3
    King's Cage: Red Queen, Book 3 | Victoria Aveyard

    King's Cage: Red Queen, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Victoria Aveyard
    • Narrated By Adenrele Ojo, Amanda Dolan, Erin Spencer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (31)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (29)

    Mare Barrow is a prisoner, powerless without her lightning, tormented by her mistakes. She lives at the mercy of a boy she once loved, a boy made of lies and betrayal. Now a king, Maven continues weaving his web in an attempt to maintain control over his country - and his prisoner. As Mare remains trapped in the palace, the remnants of the Red Rebellion continue organizing and expanding. As they prepare for war, no longer able to linger in the shadows, Cal, the exiled prince, will stop at nothing to bring her back.

    Tried to battle through.

    Books 1 and 2 were good, however this 3rd left a lot to be desired. The actors seemed to sound more and more whiny the further through the book I got ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 20 April 2017 by Eleanor ()