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  • Kinslayer

  • By: Jay Kristoff
  • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
  • Length: 18 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

A Shattered Empire: Shogun Yoritomo has been assassinated, and the threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The Lotus Guild conspires crush the growing rebellion. A Dark Legacy: Yukiko and the mighty thunder tiger Buruu have been cast in the role of heroes by the Kagé rebellion. But Yukiko herself is blinded by rage over her father’s death. A Gathering Storm: Kagé assassins lurk within the Shogun’s palace, plotting to end the new dynasty before it begins.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant!

  • By Margaret on 09-02-18

Brilliant!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-02-18

Captivating! Just a brilliant story with strong female characters! I just could not stop listening!

  • Stormdancer

  • The Lotus War, Book 1
  • By: Jay Kristoff
  • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
  • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 25

Griffins are supposed to be extinct. So when Yukiko and her warrior father are sent to capture one for the Shogun, they fear that their lives are over. Soon Yukiko finds herself stranded: a young woman alone in the wilderness, with only a furious, crippled griffin for company. As Yukiko learns the horrifying extent of the Shogun’s crimes against her country and her family, she becomes determined to make him pay.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating

  • By Margaret on 09-02-18

Captivating

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-02-18

Captivating! Just a brilliant story with strong female characters! I just could not stop listening!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Revelation

  • Revelation Series #1
  • By: Randi Cooley Wilson
  • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Eve Collins starts her freshman year at college blissfully unaware that one revelation will challenge everything she's believed to be true about her family, life, and future, and right in the midst of it all is Asher St. Michael. Mysterious and aloof, Asher is appointed to protect Eve at all costs. Bound by his oath of loyalty to mankind, loving her is forbidden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-03-18

A let down

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-11-17

This could have been so good but it was written badly. I made it to the end but I just didnt care about the characters. No character development and the story line was rushed.

  • The Fate of the Tearling

  • The Queen of the Tearling, Book 3
  • By: Erika Johansen
  • Narrated by: Polly Lee
  • Length: 19 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 96
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 89

In less than a year, Kelsea Glynn has transformed from a gawky teenager into a powerful monarch. As she has come into her own as the Queen of the Tearling, the headstrong, visionary leader has also transformed her realm. In her quest to end corruption and restore justice, she has made many enemies - including the evil Red Queen, her fiercest rival, who has set her armies against the Tear.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow

  • By levi proctor on 31-05-18

Changes in narrator is irritating!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-02-17

Would you listen to The Fate of the Tearling again? Why?

This is a great book, book 3 in the series. Loving the time lag story line, the story and the characters.

What aspect of Polly Lee’s performance might you have changed?

Changes in narrator between books is irritating and distracting but when the accent of the characters change dramatically between books, this is incredibly frustrating and spoiled my experience. E.g. William Tear goes from sophisticated, well spoken gentleman to Dorset farmer between book 2 and 3 - sort it out!!!

  • The Invasion of the Tearling

  • The Queen of the Tearling, Book 2
  • By: Erika Johansen
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 18 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120

With each passing day, Kelsea Glynn is growing into her new responsibilities as Queen of the Tearling. By stopping the shipments of slaves to the neighbouring kingdom of Mortmesne, she crossed the Red Queen, a brutal ruler whose power derives from dark magic, who is sending her fearsome army into the Tearling to take what is hers. And nothing can stop the invasion.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Oooh dear

  • By T. Greb on 18-04-16

Loved it!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-01-17

Would you listen to The Invasion of the Tearling again? Why?

Probably not.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Father Tyler

Any additional comments?

Loved the story and the characters. But WHY would you change the narrator in the middle of the series - so irritating!!!