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A bonus never-before-released short story by best-selling author Isobelle Carmody.

Before the apocolyptic Great White - and the regressive theology that ruled the decimated population in its wake - the city of Uropa is a gleaming metropolis devoted wholly to materialistic consumption.

When Emma arrives to meet her childhood idol and continue her research into the emergence of psychic abilities, she must adapt quickly to conceal her personal interest in the subject and protect herself from the city's opportunistic residents.

©2012 Isobelle Carmody (P)2016 Bolinda

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Pretty Good

I really enjoyed this short prequel / novella. I haven't heard of the series that it's a part of, but I'm really intrigued and want to look it up.

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So so

The narrators voice is monotone. Story sounds interesting but the execution is poor. Story is difficult to follow

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The mysterious city

This story was very short but written in a lovely way. I am hoping that there is a part 2.

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Interesting story in a futuristic setting.

I liked the story. I may actually listen to it again sometime soon. It is a journey indeed.

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Great story

I loved it! It sucked me in. Wish it was longer. Over much too soon.😊

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overall pretty good.

The subject was pretty interesting. I felt a lot of moments were over-explained but enjoyable non-the-less. I thought the author did a fine job with the reading.

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Fantastic introduction

This brief audiobook is a perfect teaser to this series! I was a bit skeptical at first, but I got hooked.

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Nice introduction to this author

As an American, maybe it’s no surprise that I have never heard of Isobelle Carmody, but I’m glad I discovered her. I look forward to discovering more of her SciFi novels in both audio and ebook.

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Completely absorbing. 5 Big Stars

perfectly written
perfectly narrated

I can't wait to discover more about the interesting and fascinating world detailed in this too short audiobook

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Good Short Story

Enjoyable story. would listen to other stories by same author. The narrator was easy to listen to.

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  • Simon
  • 05-02-18

Brilliant additional short story

This is set before the Obernewtyn series and is a great prequel to give us information about life before the great white. I loved it and would highly recommend it to all Obernewtyn fans

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-23-17

Loved this!

I loved this insight into Hannah's life and the beforetime, only wish there was more!

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  • Molly D
  • 11-02-16

Narrated by the author

I loved everything about this audio book!!
The more Obernewtyn-related novels the better, and this story just gives us a hint of the times before the Great White. I love that it wasn't too self-indulgent by Ms Carmody as well. So good!

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  • Danielle
  • 05-22-16

Lovers of obernewtyn

Fans of the obernewtyn series will love this short origin story of Hannah and how she initially met Jacob obernewtyn

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  • Jessica Mengel
  • 04-26-16

Great back story to such an intriguing character!

I kept smiling though out this short story. Isobelle Carmody no only writes a great story but narrates wonderfully as well.