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  • The Priory of the Orange Tree

  • By: Samantha Shannon
  • Narrated by: Liyah Summers
  • Length: 25 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

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. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story let down by poor narration

  • By Aimee on 07-03-19

Best release of the year?

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Reviewed: 09-04-19

Amazing in-depth story, told by a very clear and easy to understand narrator. I often struggle with some narrators being too American or speaking too flat, but this is my new favourite audiobook reader. Plus the story is full of world-building, interesting characters and strong females. Love love love!

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