A Trial of Blood and Steel
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(4.5 based on 173 ratings)
  • 1
    Sasha: A Trial of Blood and Steel, Book 1 | Joel Shepherd

    Sasha: A Trial of Blood and Steel, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated By Kate Reading
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (80)
    Performance
    (77)
    Story
    (76)

    Sasha is a fighter, the likes of which the highland country of Lenayin has never seen. Spurning her royal heritage to be raised by the great warrior Kessligh, Sasha's exquisite swordplay astonishes all who see it. But she is young, untested in battle, and often led by her rash temper. In the complex world of Lenayin loyalties, her willfulness is attracting the wrong kind of attention. Lenin is a land divided by its beliefs: the Verenthane of the ruling class, and the pagan Goeren-yai, amongst whom Sasha now lives.

    Decent dialog, good fight scenes

    The story is mostly told through dialog and it drags. There are some good action scenes and the dialog is actually pretty good, but the normal doing o..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 14 2016 by Michael McKee (Port Townsend, WA United States)
  • 2
    Petrodor: A Trial of Blood and Steel, Book 2 | Joel Shepherd

    Petrodor: A Trial of Blood and Steel, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated By Kate Reading
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (57)
    Performance
    (54)
    Story
    (53)

    Petrodor is a city of alleys and shadows, where life is cheap and the only respected currency is blood. Away from the hills of her Lenayin homeland, Sasha is fighting a new battle in the dark alleys and wealthy houses of Petrodor. An influential trading center, Petrodor holds the key to preventing the coming war between Lenayin and the mighty Bacosh. Together with her mentor Kessligh, Sasha attempts to navigate the political intrigues of the port city and find a new way to stop the war.

    good story

    narrator was great, story was slow but i needed to know how it ended!! i def got the 3rd book 😉

    Reviewed on March 31 2017 by Heath (Texas)
  • 3
    Tracato: A Trial of Blood and Steel, Book 3 | Joel Shepherd

    Tracato: A Trial of Blood and Steel, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated By Kate Reading
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (36)
    Performance
    (35)
    Story
    (35)

    For 200 years Tracato has been the center of enlightenment, as the serrin have occupied human lands and sought to remake humanity anew. But the serrin have not destroyed Rhodaan's feudal families entirely, and as Tracato faces the greatest threat to its survival in two centuries, old rivalries are stirring. Sasha must assist her mentor Kessligh to strengthen the Tracato Nasi-Keth, yet with one royal sister siding with the feudalists and another to be married to Tracato's most powerful foe, her loyalties are divided.

    action, action, and more action!!!!

    This has been the best so far and the others were excellent!!! This one had so much action an trails to overcome you could not stop listening!!!! Ke..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 08 2017 by Clifford Wooden Jr ()
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