An Ember in the Ashes
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(4.5 based on 87 ratings)
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    An Ember in the Ashes | Sabaa Tahir

    An Ember in the Ashes

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Sabaa Tahir
    • Narrated By Aysha Kala, Jack Farrar
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (67)
    Performance
    (64)
    Story
    (64)

    Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, An Ember in the Ashes is an epic fantasy debut about an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for his freedom. It's a story that's literally burning to be told. What if you were the spark that could ignite a revolution? For years Laia has lived in fear. Fear of the Empire, fear of the Martials, fear of truly living at all. Born as a Scholar, she's never had much of a choice.

    Probably the next big thing in YA Fantasy


    I picked this up simply due to the fact that I read an article about it getting a 7-figure movie deal already, therefore I am assuming it is goin..Show More »

    Reviewed on 23 June 2015 by Christopher (Telford, United Kingdom)
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    A Torch Against the Night: An Ember in the Ashes, Book 2 | Sabaa Tahir

    A Torch Against the Night: An Ember in the Ashes, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Sabaa Tahir
    • Narrated By Aysha Kala, Jack Farrar, Samantha Sutherland
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (20)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (18)

    The sequel to the explosive New York Times best-selling debut, An Ember in the Ashes, that's captivated readers worldwide. A Torch Against the Night takes listeners into the heart of the Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia's brother from the horrors of Kauf Prison. Hunted by Empire soldiers, manipulated by the Commandant and haunted by their pasts, Laia and Elias must outfox their enemies and confront the treacherousness of their own hearts.

    Female narrator needs to change tone

    It is very difficult to work out who is speaking due to the female narrator for Laia not changing her voice at all when reading speech said by other c..Show More »

    Reviewed on 10 October 2016 by Zoe ()