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Starling

By: Lesley Livingston
Narrated by: Lesley Livingston
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Mason Starling is a champion fencer on the Gosforth Academy team, but she's never had to fight for her life. Not until the night a ferocious, otherworldly storm rips through Manhattan, trapping Mason and her teammates inside the school. Mason is besieged by nightmarish creatures more terrifying than the thunder and lightning as the raging tempest also brings a dangerous stranger into her life: a young man who remembers nothing but his name - the Fennrys Wolf. His arrival tears Mason's world apart, even as she feels an undeniable connection to him.

Together, they seek to unravel the secrets of Fenn's identity as strange and supernatural forces gather around them. When they discover Mason's family - with its dark allegiance to ancient Norse gods - is at the heart of the mystery, Fennrys and Mason are suddenly faced with a terrifying future.

Set against the gritty, shadowed back-drop of New York City, this first novel in award-winning author Lesley Livingston's epic Starling Saga is an intoxicating blend of sweeping romance and pulse-pounding action.

©2012 Lesley Livingston (P)2012 HarperCollinsPublishers

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The audible story was actually interesting and fine to listen to and I even found myself rooting for the heroine. However the central character in this novel, Starling, is a coward who is gripped by fear. There are many opportunities in this story for her to get a grip on her life but she doesn't. She hurts a lot of people along the way, even leaving a close friend scared because of her incompetence. The book ends with her being exactly where she belongs! It's probably the only redeeming high point in this book!

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EXCELLENT READ

This story hooked me right away and held me rapt until the very end! I can't wait to start the next book. Bravo!

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love it

fantastic retelling of myths long known. better even than the Percy Jackson series. Rick Riordan be wary of Ms.livingston.

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The Starling Saga

It was great and suspenseful. I love that the lead girl was not wishy washy on her choices and when it came down to being strong she was and loved Heather.

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Can't wait for the next title in this series!

If you could sum up Starling in three words, what would they be?

Complex and surprising.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Starling?

The scene where Fenn dicovers his armory and likens himself to a ninja:) After reading the previous series (Wonder Strange), I really love this new redeemed Fennrys.

Which character – as performed by Lesley Livingston – was your favorite?

Heather - because she seems to be one of the biggest surprises and there is serious potential in her character. Also really like how Lesley portrays her through the reading.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes!

Any additional comments?

Can't wait till the next book in this series comes out. If Lesley will be reading that one too, I will be delighted to purchase that audiobook as well.