We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
The Spirit Eater | [Rachel Aaron]

The Spirit Eater

With the pressure on after his success in Gaol, Eli Monpress, professional thief and degenerate, decides it’s time to lie low for a bit. Taking up residence in a tiny seaside village, Eli and his companions seize the chance for some fun and relaxation.
Regular Price:$13.99
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

With the pressure on after his success in Gaol, Eli Monpress, professional thief and degenerate, decides it’s time to lie low for a bit. Taking up residence in a tiny seaside village, Eli and his companions seize the chance for some fun and relaxation.

Nico, however, is finding it a bit hard. Plagued by a demon’s voice in her head and feeling powerless, she only sees herself as a burden. Everyone’s holiday comes to an untimely close, though, when Pele arrives to beg Eli’s help for finding her missing father.

But there are larger plans afoot than even Eli can see, and the real danger, and the solution, may lie with one of his own and her forgotten past.

If only Nico could remember whose side she’s on.

©2010 Rachel Aaron (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“A delightfully giddy romp of a novel.” (Karen Miller, author of The Innocent Mage)

“Witty, smart, snappy, sassy, fast, furious and let’s not forget fun...Rachel Aaron isn’t so much knocking at the door as kicking it down.” (Tom Holt, author of Blonde Bombshell)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.4 (316 )
5 star
 (179)
4 star
 (100)
3 star
 (27)
2 star
 (6)
1 star
 (4)
Overall
4.3 (263 )
5 star
 (136)
4 star
 (93)
3 star
 (26)
2 star
 (5)
1 star
 (3)
Story
4.6 (262 )
5 star
 (192)
4 star
 (54)
3 star
 (11)
2 star
 (4)
1 star
 (1)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Jessica 07-04-12
    Jessica 07-04-12 Member Since 2011
    HELPFUL VOTES
    313
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    222
    188
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    45
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "I wish the next one was offered as an audiobook"

    The fourth in the series is out but not being offered in audiobook form. I love the characters in this series. Eli sort of takes a backseat in this installment. This book is primarily about Nico and her struggle with the demon seed and herself. You do learn a bit more about Eli's past. This is a great series and I hope that Audible will soon have the 4th and the upcoming 5th book to offer members in the near future.

    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Matthew denver, CO, United States 12-29-10
    Matthew denver, CO, United States 12-29-10 Member Since 2004
    HELPFUL VOTES
    4
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    "Highly Entertaining!"


    Wow, what an amazingly entertaining book...and series. I can't believe more people haven't read this yet or commented on it. Wonderful set up of witty characters with obvious hints about a much bigger plot and family "connections" in the future. Fantastic banter between characters, nice depth to the world she has created. What's really interesting is that, because all objects (people, trees, rocks, etc) have "spirits" in her universe, they all have the potential to contibute dialogue. All in all just a great fun read on top of solid characters, engrossing plot, and a well thought out magic system. Can't wait for the next book!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Marc Annapolis, MD, United States 11-18-13
    Marc Annapolis, MD, United States 11-18-13 Member Since 2011
    HELPFUL VOTES
    3
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    53
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Where are book 4 and 5?"
    Where does The Spirit Eater rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Top 20


    Any additional comments?

    Any idea on when I can listen to book 4 and 5. They were released in print a year ago.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Lynch Kentwood, MI, United States 05-13-14
    Lynch Kentwood, MI, United States 05-13-14 Member Since 2010
    HELPFUL VOTES
    32
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    17
    17
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    15
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Fun series - my new favorite reader!"

    Ok, I can not tell you how much I love Luke Daniel's performances. I think he has taken over the slot of my favorite reader! If you have not listened to the Iron Druid Chronicles start now. That is a fantastically fun series!

    Audible - where is the rest of this series? There appear to be three more books available. Please add them ASAP!!!

    So far this series is priced less than a full credit. If you haven't tried it - do! It's fun, with a lot of humor, action, and a great plot line. I am going to be really disappointed if I have to read the rest of the series myself!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Bryanna New York, NY, United States 04-21-14
    Bryanna New York, NY, United States 04-21-14 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    5
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    14
    7
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Still amazing!"
    What did you like about this audiobook?

    The narrator for this series is fantastic. Simply brilliant. He totally sucks you in with his performance.


    Do you have any additional comments?

    Now if only books 4 and 5 were available through Audible I would be so happy!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Shanna Bolser 07-07-14 Member Since 2013
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Very good to listen to"
    What other book might you compare The Spirit Eater to and why?

    With the unique use of magic in this series, there is no other book that I have come across that compares to this series.


    What does Luke Daniels bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Luke Daniels is very good at bringing the characters alive. When the trees and rocks and other "inanimate objects" speak you can almost "see" how it happens.


    Any additional comments?

    Very good story. I look forward to reading the next two books. Hopefully they will be in audio format soon.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    terri 06-13-14
    terri 06-13-14 Member Since 2013

    Love to read and I am really enjoying audible. Fantasy and sci fi are my faves but I also enjoy period novels and historical fiction.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    10
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    168
    19
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Same as the other two spirit thief books"

    Not much else to say other than the back stories could be more in depth

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Jenny BEND, OR, United States 08-13-12
    Jenny BEND, OR, United States 08-13-12
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    36
    10
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Really good read. Enjoyed it a lot."

    A good continuation of the series. Still enjoy the characters. A few more battle scenes than could hold my interest but a fun listen.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-8 of 8 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.