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    • The Bear and the Nightingale

    • Winternight, Book 1
    • By: Katherine Arden
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336

    In a village at the edge of the wilderness of Northern Russia, where the winds blow cold and the snow falls many months of the year, a stranger with piercing blue eyes presents a new father with a gift - a precious jewel on a delicate chain, intended for his young daughter. Uncertain of its meaning, the father hides the gift away, and his daughter, Vasya, grows up a wild, willful girl, to the chagrin of her family. But when mysterious forces threaten the happiness of their village, Vasya discovers that she may be the only one who can keep the darkness at bay.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Shades of good and bored

    • By S on 19-03-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Girl in the Tower

    • Winternight, Book 2
    • By: Katherine Arden
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden, read by Kathleen Gati. For a young woman in medieval Russia, the choices are stark: marriage or a life in a convent. Vasya will choose a third way: magic.... The court of the Grand Prince of Moscow is plagued by power struggles and rumours of unrest. Meanwhile, bandits roam the countryside, burning the villages and kidnapping its daughters.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good sequel

    • By Anonymous User on 03-07-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Winter of the Witch

    • Winternight Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Katherine Arden
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    Moscow is in flames, leaving its people searching for answers - and someone to blame. Vasilisa, a girl with extraordinary gifts, must flee for her life, pursued by those who blame their misfortune on her magic. Then a vengeful demon returns, stronger than ever. Determined to engulf the world in chaos, he finds allies among men and spirits. Mankind and magical creatures alike find their fates resting on Vasya's shoulders. But she may not be able to save them all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect ending<br />

    • By Mrs U on 12-01-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Small Spaces

    • By: Katherine Arden
    • Narrated by: Renee Dorian
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    After suffering a tragic loss, 11-year-old Ollie only finds solace in books. So when she happens upon a crazed woman at the river threatening to throw a book into the water, Ollie doesn't think - she just acts, stealing the book and running away. As she begins to read the slender volume, Ollie discovers a chilling story about a girl named Beth, the two brothers who both loved her, and a peculiar deal made with "the smiling man", a sinister specter who grants your most tightly held wish, but only for the ultimate price.

    Regular price: £23.19