Wind on Fire

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 253 ratings

The Wind Singer Summary

In Aramanth, exams are everything. When Kestrel rebels, her family are sentenced to the harshest punishment. To save them, Kestrel learns the secret of the wind singer and she sets out to discover the true source of the evil that grips Aramanth.
©2001 William Nicholson (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Wind Singer

    • The Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    In Aramanth, exams are everything. When Kestrel rebels, her family are sentenced to the harshest punishment. To save them, Kestrel learns the secret of the wind singer and she sets out to discover the true source of the evil that grips Aramanth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Imaginative, unpredictable and absorbing

    • By Knucklebones on 23-08-14

    Regular price: £15.69

    • The Wind Singer

    • The Wind on the Fire Trilogy
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: William Nicholson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    "I hate school! I hate ratings! I won't reach higher! I won't strive harder! I won't make tomorrow better than today!" In the walled city of Aramanth, exams are everything - not only for children, but for whole families. When Kestrel Hath dares to rebel, the Chief Examiner humiliates her father and sentences the family to the harshest punishment.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Missing Chapters

    • By Harriet Phipps on 09-03-18

    Regular price: £6.99

  • Book 2

    • Slaves of the Mastery

    • Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Five years have passed. The city of Aramanth has become kinder - weaker. When the ruthless soldiers of the Mastery strike, the city is burned, and the Manth people are taken into slavery. Kestrel Hath is left behind, separated from her beloved brother, Bowman, and vowing revenge. Now Kestrel must find Bowman again, and Bowman must learn the secrets of the Singer people. Only then will they break the power of the Mastery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I've read this book many times, never gets old.

    • By Sophie Geall on 11-03-15

    Regular price: £18.49

    • Slaves of the Mastery

    • The Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Kati Nicholl, William Nicholson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The city of Aramanth has become a kinder place, but in becoming kinder it has also become weaker, making it the perfect target for the ruthless soldiers of the Mastery. After a swift and brutal battle that leaves the city burned and the Manth people destined for slavery, Kestrel finds herself alone, angry and bitterly sworn to wreak her own revenge. But first she must find her beloved brother Bowman, and he in turn must find a way of understanding the secrets of the mysterious Singer people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great story, well read.

    • By Laurence on 08-06-16

    Regular price: £6.99

  • Book 3

    • Firesong

    • The Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Led by Hanno and Ira Hath, 32 mostly Manth survivors of the fall of the Mastery search for the fabled Homeland. Ira knows that as long as she feels the warmth on her face, despite the wintry conditions, they are heading in the right direction. She also knows that, according to the prophecy, she will die when they reach the homeland. She grows weaker with every step. Hanno must keep up the spirits of the marchers on the gruelling.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my all-time favourites

    • By Leanne Brocklehurst on 25-08-18

    Regular price: £18.49

    • Firesong

    • The Wind on Fire Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: William Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Kati Nichol, William Nicholson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Led by Hanno and Ira Hath, 32 mostly Manth survivors of the fall of the Mastery search for the fabled Homeland. Ira knows that as long as she feels the warmth on her face, despite the wintry conditions, they are heading in the right direction. She also knows that, according to the prophecy, she will die when they reach the homeland. She grows weaker with every step. Hanno must keep up the spirits of the marchers on the gruelling journey.

    Regular price: £6.99