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  • Prism Cloud

  • Harbinger, Book 4
  • By: Jeff Wheeler
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 834
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 754
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 753

When the emperor is assassinated, Sera Fitzempress is the noble most eligible to inherit the empire. Her upcoming marriage to the prince would cement her position. And as a champion for peace, Sera is the only promise of hope for staving off war between the worlds of Kingfountain and Muirwood. But standing between her and her enemies is just one devastating secret. Sera’s best friend, Cettie, a girl born of a lower class, has made a shattering discovery: her entire existence has been a lie. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Powerfully written series

  • By C. Long on 04-22-19

Ripped my heart out

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-08-19

I loved and hated this book. It was amazing as usual for the writing and story and Kate’s narration is second to none, but the ending is pretty much a cliff hanger and the story took a terrible turn that ripped my heart out and nearly had me in tears several times while I listened to it. You must listen and if you are doing so before the next book comes out get ready to wait on baited breath to find out how it will end!

  • Children of Time

  • By: Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • Narrated by: Mel Hudson
  • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,784
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,746

Adrian Tchaikovksy's critically acclaimed stand-alone novel Children of Time is the epic story of humanity's battle for survival on a terraformed planet. Who will inherit this new Earth? The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age - a world terraformed and prepared for human life. But all is not right in this new Eden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating Premise Within an Excellent Story

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 07-30-17

Captivating and a brilliant perspective

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-28-19

Loved this book! It was so unique and a beautiful perspective on humanity and our expansion with a look at what we are and could be while weaving in the truly unexpected and beautiful.

  • The Man on the Mountaintop

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Susan Trott, Libby Spurrier - adaptor
  • Narrated by: Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Clare Corbett, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,745
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,436
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,402

The Man on the Mountaintop tells the story of Holy Man Joe, an ageing and unassuming man who lives in a hermitage on top of a mountain. During the summer months, thousands of hopefuls line the path leading to his door, seeking his wisdom. From bombastic, wealthy nobles intent on cheating their way to the top to drunkards who gradually build the physical and mental strength they need to quit their addiction, The Man on the Mountaintop is a rousing tale full of humour, wit and life lessons.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simple - which is all you really need

  • By Solunari on 02-01-19

A wonderful listen

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-25-19

This was a beautiful listen filled with memorable voices and it just made you feel good. I would listen again when I need a pick me up

  • Twain’s Feast

  • By: Audible Originals
  • Narrated by: Nick Offerman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,959
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,251
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,221

Mark Twain, beloved American writer, performer, and humorist, was a self-proclaimed glutton. With the help of a chef and some friends, Nick Offerman presents the story of Twain’s life through the lens of eight of Mark Twain’s favorite foods.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Audible Recycling

  • By Greg Hill on 11-17-18

Interesting and entertaining

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-21-19

Really interesting and not what I expected. I think it was even more insightful and fun to listen to then I could have hoped. It felt like a really engaging set of interviews and research from NPR with some funny twists and info about Twain you may not have known

  • The Bridge Kingdom

  • By: Danielle L. Jensen
  • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang, James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 740
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 688
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 685

Lara has only one thought for her husband on their wedding day: I will bring your kingdom to its knees. A princess trained from childhood to be a lethal spy, Lara knows that the Bridge Kingdom represents both legendary evil - and legendary promise. The only route through a storm-ravaged world, the Bridge Kingdom controls all trade and travel between lands, allowing its ruler to enrich himself and deprive his enemies, including Lara’s homeland. So when she is sent as a bride under the guise of fulfilling a treaty of peace, Lara is prepared to do whatever it takes....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable Read

  • By ange2262 on 10-17-18

Lots of action, fairly predictable, good characters

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-01-19

I liked this book. It’s got lots of movement and keeps you engaged through most of the story. It’s rather predictable but it moves quite well and you end up rooting for the characters. Worth a listen. I also like that there is a male and female narration.

  • Mirror Gate

  • The Harbinger Series, Book 2
  • By: Jeff Wheeler
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,732
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,548
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,537

Though relations between Princess Seraphin Fitzempress and her father have been strained, Sera’s royal position has remained unchallenged. Filled with self-doubt, she struggles to grasp the Mysteries - her greatest trial yet. An education in the enigmatic magic is a necessary one, should Sera plan to rise in her station and invoke her powers during war. But the emperor’s death now leaves both Sera and her ambitious father eligible for the throne - a contest the prince regent intends to win. Even if it means an alliance with a rival empire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great characters, and intriguing plot.

  • By Spencer on 09-05-18

Beautifully written and performed

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-25-19

I was once again sucked into the sequel, I listened to this one in just over a day! When ever I start listening to Jeff Wheeler books, especially with Kate Rudd narrating I can’t help myself. They are brilliant and pull me in. I love the stories and the mythology of the universe he has created. It’s truly captivating. I recommend giving it a listen.

  • Storm Glass

  • (Harbinger, Book 1)
  • By: Jeff Wheeler
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,170
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,833
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,816

Theirs is a world of opposites. The privileged live in sky manors held aloft by a secretive magic known only as the Mysteries. Below, the earthbound poor are forced into factory work to maintain the engine of commerce. Only the wealthy can afford to learn the Mysteries, and they use their knowledge to further lock their hold on society. Cettie Pratt is a waif doomed to the world below, until an admiral attempts to adopt her. But in her new home in the clouds, not everyone treats her as one of the family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Immersive, Wonderful, Magical!

  • By Huntress on 07-05-18

Another great listen

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-23-19

I love Jeff Wheeler and his stories. This is another success. I love the way his worlds and stories weave together and I adore Kate Rudd narration. She has a beautiful voice that enlivens all the characters in the story. Can’t wait to start in on the next one!

  • Fire & Blood

  • 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (A Targaryen History)
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 26 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,607
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,593

Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen - the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria - took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire & Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 150 years of Westeros history

  • By Kingsley on 11-22-18

Long and interesting but not much of a story

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-20-18

I liked learning the background info on the Game of Thrones, but I didn’t think this was a story. It was really more of an anthology and history. Kinda dry and dull, no real characters. I wouldn’t listen unless you like GOT and want to know more

  • The Banished of Muirwood

  • Covenant of Muirwood, Book 1
  • By: Jeff Wheeler
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,802
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,584
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,582

In a stand-alone series set in the world of Muirwood, eighteen-year-old Maia is the exiled princess of Comoros and heir to the throne. As a result of her father's ceaseless need for authority, she was left disinherited and forced to live as a servant in her enemy's home. When the king invites chaos into the land by expelling the magical order known as the Dochte Mandar, Maia finds herself on a perilous quest to save her people. To survive, she must use magic she has learned in secret - despite the fact that women are forbidden to control it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love the Muirwood series

  • By Brittany L. on 09-09-15

Great Novel!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-29-17

Jeff Wheeler does it again! Another fantastic story performed beautifully by Kate Rudd! A must listen for any fantasy, romance, and story lover!!

  • The Forsaken Throne

  • The Kingfountain Series, Book 6
  • By: Jeff Wheeler
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,344
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,210
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,205

A devastating disaster has left the Forbidden Court in ashes, its fountains destroyed, and its magic at risk. It was destined as the site of Trynne Kiskaddon's coronation as empress. Now, all Trynne can imagine is the roar of flames, the cries of Gahalatine's people, and the smell of cinders in a city gone dark. Tragic as the threat to Kingfountain is, it's nowhere near as foul as the treachery posed by Morwenna.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • amazing series

  • By Tammy L Moore on 06-14-18

Great series ended!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-16-17

I love Jeff Wheeler and all his novels! And this one didn’t disappoint. Kate Rudd is also brilliant again narrating this title and I recommend them 100%!