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 Iron Daughter: The Iron Fey, Book 2 | [Julie Kagawa]

The Iron Daughter: The Iron Fey, Book 2

Half Summer faery princess, half human, Meghan has never fit in anywhere. Deserted by the Winter prince she thought loved her, she is prisoner to the Winter faery queen. As war looms between Summer and Winter, Meghan knows that the real danger comes from the Iron fey - ironbound faeries that only she and her absent prince have seen. But no one believes her.
Regular Price:$24.95
  • 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

Half Summer faery princess, half human, Meghan has never fit in anywhere. Deserted by the Winter prince she thought loved her, she is prisoner to the Winter faery queen. As war looms between Summer and Winter, Meghan knows that the real danger comes from the Iron fey - ironbound faeries that only she and her absent prince have seen. But no one believes her.

Worse, Meghan's own fey powers have been cut off. She's stuck in Faery with only her wits for help. Trusting anyone would be foolish. Trusting a seeming traitor could be deadly. But even as she grows a backbone of iron, Meghan can't help but hear the whispers of longing in her all-too-human heart.

©2010 Julie Kagawa (P)2010 Audible, Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.3 (935 )
5 star
 (460)
4 star
 (316)
3 star
 (132)
2 star
 (17)
1 star
 (10)
Overall
4.3 (750 )
5 star
 (371)
4 star
 (241)
3 star
 (110)
2 star
 (21)
1 star
 (7)
Story
4.4 (738 )
5 star
 (428)
4 star
 (231)
3 star
 (62)
2 star
 (12)
1 star
 (5)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Meagan bridgeport, CT, United States 08-03-10
    Meagan bridgeport, CT, United States 08-03-10 Member Since 2011
    HELPFUL VOTES
    3
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    "better than part 1"

    i read the iron king and loved it. ive been waiting for book 2 and its better than i was hoping. a great listen i could not stop listened to the whole thing in one day.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Robin in Vermont Vermont 12-15-11
    Robin in Vermont Vermont 12-15-11 Member Since 2011

    In my heart, I believe that all fiction authors are gods. They create worlds and give life to people who only live in them.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    409
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    575
    209
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    49
    36
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "This was a bit of a let down"

    I am someone who finishes what they start, and I rarely review a book I haven't completed -- mainly in fairness to the author -- because I know that a book is a journey and things can improve in time. Unfortunately, I just wasn't able to get through this one. I guess I fell for the reviews without considering that this might be a YA only offering, though why they would like it beyond me. The fairytale atmosphere so import to this kind of story, felt flat and lacked fantasy or magic or something very basic and necessary. The reader had very little in the way of substance to work with, but she did her best. Maybe I'll save it for my niece when she gets older -- like 10 or 12. She may like it.

    For a better story of this type, try Patricia McKillips "Od Magic," or Kristine Kathryn Rauch's "The Fey" series, or Juliet Marillier's "Wildwood Dancing." All are far better books.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Kate Isle au Haut, ME, United States 11-12-12
    Kate Isle au Haut, ME, United States 11-12-12 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    10
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    23
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Narrator is great, message to teen girls is poor"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Probably not, unless they were fantasy fanatics.


    Would you recommend The Iron Daughter to your friends? Why or why not?

    Same as above.


    Have you listened to any of Khristine Hvam’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No.


    Could you see The Iron Daughter being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    I could see it, and I could see it being very popular.


    Any additional comments?

    Only a few thoughts for teen fiction authors. Please please please create strong female characters. And I don't mean girls whose only strength lies in how well they can wield a weapon or who can defy authority without thought. I mean girls who don't fall in love with "ice princes" or vampires--with older men who abuse them. Instead, make them beautiful and admirable from the inside out. Make them sexy, yes, but independent. Make them resourceful and sure, romantic, but not dumb asses. Megan had potential. But Julie Kagawa failed her, epically.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Patsy G. 08-21-11
    Patsy G. 08-21-11 Member Since 2009
    HELPFUL VOTES
    331
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    193
    129
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    108
    1
    Overall
    "YA book"

    Once again this is a young adult sereis, very good storyline, great narration by khristine Hvam, she bonds you to the characters, makes you see them as they are meant to be seen, I loved the friendship between Robin Goodfellow/Puck and Megan, the two banter back and forth like brother and sister. Her knight Ash, his beauty breaktaking, his change amazing... a very good read...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    RedRulerQueen 01-13-15 Member Since 2014
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    9
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "So Good."

    I love this series. It's an original blend of urban and traditional fantasy. It has such interesting ideas about the Fey world and what it means to be involved in it. Megan is a fantastic character and it is just so well written. The narration is incredible. Distinct and realistic voices for each character, emotion and real acting in each line, she embodies each character in their own way, really bringing their stories to life.

    I highly recommend this book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Yaz 01-10-15
    Yaz 01-10-15
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    240
    7
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Really good"

    The only thing I found at fault with the story is the cheesy romance; in a way it keeps the story real since we are talking about teenage love. It is a story full of emotions and action. Megan Chase is a teenage girl willing to fight for whom and what she believes. Courage, loyalty and fierce convictions move this girl to act and become more than everyone believes she is.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Melissa 03-25-14
    Melissa 03-25-14
    HELPFUL VOTES
    40
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    104
    54
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    4
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Ok so what is the message?????"

    There are some spoilers here. (Just a few)

    Ok so don't get me wrong, I enjoyed this book. Well...... really I enjoyed the second half of this book. The beginning in the Unseelie court with the boy of her dreams, her "true love" treating Meghan like dirt beneath his feet Just didn't sit right with me. After all that was done I was happy. All the characters were great, both old and new. I found myself hating the one I should hate and wanting more from the others. Plus who doesn't love a good old fashioned love triangle? Looking forward to seeing what happens in the next book/adventure.

    Khristine Hvam did a fabulous job once again narrating. She brings the characters to life and draws the listener in to the story. I was very entertained with her performance.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Noelle 03-04-14
    Noelle 03-04-14

    "My test of a good book is dreading to begin the last chapter." - Thomas Helm

    HELPFUL VOTES
    34
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    104
    77
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    13
    7
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "KEEP READING !"

    This is an excelent follow up to Book 1. Friends, don't bother w/ Winter's Passage Book 1.5, it only does a copy & paste of the end of Book 1, you don't really learn a whole alot.

    I have enjoyed following Meghen, Puck, the Winter Prince, Grimulkin and Iron Horse though their journey. These characters will surprise you. And Laoninshe, a new character, very cool. Also, you may just learn what happened to someone Meghen knew from her past.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    McKayla Sarasota, FL, United States 02-21-14
    McKayla Sarasota, FL, United States 02-21-14 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    13
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    61
    14
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Plunged too deep into the teen angst angle"

    I really enjoyed the first book so I picked this one up, but straight off the bat, the second book started following in the footsteps of Twilight love triangles and brooding, overreactive teens who really aren't that interesting. Once the characters start dissolving like that, then the lack of a solidly built world and mediocre plot start sticking out. So the result is that just a little more halfway through, I gave up. I'm not finishing this book or continuing with this series; my time is too valuable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Desarae 12-18-13
    Desarae 12-18-13 Member Since 2015

    Designer. Aviation Enthusiast. Fitness Instructor. Love books. Prefer long series with happy endings in mystery, comedy, fantasy, & romance.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    36
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    202
    49
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    15
    8
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Technically book 3. Another great Read. Onward!"

    If you like these books I recommend reading my review of book 1, for more references to similar books that might interest you.

    I say this is book three because the author has half versions, or mini books to give you an update between books. It's kind of a cheap ploy to make more money, but they are all worth reading, plus if you get them during an audible discount period they will only cost you $2/each. Just buy them that way and get the books over $10 using your credits.

    In this book Megan starts to come into her own and really starts to understand herself, her prince, and the other fey better just as everything begins to unravel around her. Her family plays a minimal role in this story, her lost memories come into play here too. This book ties in everything you needed to know from book one (so don't try to skip to this book), while bring up it's own new story, characters, and expanding on what you already love about the series.

    Also forgot to mention this in my first review, but I enjoy this narrator. Khristine Hvam has a sweet voice and doesn't try to sound like a man but instead lets the story speak for itself in your mind. I love books with dual narrators that tell the story like a movie with the pictures only in your imagination, but also can equally get into books with a good narrator who just reads with inflection rather than pretending to be every character. That is Khristine Hvam, a good story teller without trying to take over the characters. The only down play I will say is that the producer should have edited out random parts where you hear her breathe in quick, sometimes she does things that pull you into the story but sometimes it's just her catching her breathe at the end of a long paragraph and it could be removed. Regardless great narration.

    If you like book one, continue onward!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-10 of 36 results PREVIOUS124NEXT

    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.