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The Priory of the Orange Tree
- By: Samantha Shannon
- Narrated by: Liyah Summers
- Length: 25 hrs and 52 mins
The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction - but assassins are getting closer to her door. Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society of mages. Ead keeps a watchful eye on Sabran, secretly protecting her with forbidden magic.
Great story let down by poor narration
- By Aimee on 07-03-19
Promising story, couldn’t get past the narrator
I really really wanted to listen to this story but I just couldn’t get past the poor narration.
I found it hard to differentiate between characters. You would jump between main characters but as the voices were all the same it was hard to tell that the focus had changed.
A number of words were pronounced wrong which grated a bit
That said I persevered for 10 hours and the story does seem good. I will definitely pick this up for my kindle so I can continue the story
5 of 6 people found this review helpful