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The Blood-Tainted Winter

The Song of the Ash Tree: First Edda
Narrated by: Julian Casey
Series: The Song of the Ash Tree, Book 1
Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
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Raef Skallagrim wants to take the sea road. His ship is fast and sleek, his crew skilled and eager, and they will seek out new lands and win fame in the eyes of the gods. But Raef’s father refuses to allow the journey and when a stranger brings word that the king is dead and a gathering has been called to choose a successor, Raef must set aside his dream for his duty to his ancestral lands and his father. 

When factions split at the gathering to choose a successor, Raef finds himself mired in bloodshed and treachery. Forced to make an uneasy alliance with a man he does not trust, Raef must navigate the tides of a war among three kings while seeking revenge for cold-blooded murder. 

But winter has come early to Midgard, and even the gods will feel the cold.

©2015 Taya Kent (P)2018 Taya Kent

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absolutely epic!

move over uthred of bebbenburg theres a new star in town. this is seriously my favorite book I've purchased thru audible. I can hardly wait for part 2 and 3!

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I HAVE BEEN WAITING SO LONG FOR THIS!

I am SO glad this is finally on the shelves, and Julian Casey KILLS it. Worth picking up. Do it now.

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FanFreakinTastic

Absolutely incredible. Gritty and timeless, feels like a classic. The depth and development of the characters will have you missing them after you're finished. I need another book!

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I loved it need other 2 books to be audible

it was a great story there are 2 more to complete the the trilogy I cannot find the the next 2 edda in audible here I wish to get the other 2 books in audible thanks a great listen

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-08-19

Great story. Why are the next 2 unavailable.

This was a fantastic book and a great story told well by the narrator. My only complaint being that the other 2 in the series are not available on audible. Dont tell me there are more but i cant have them! Audible need to add a notification feature to books in a series that notifys you when the next becomes available. Because while the story is fresh in my mind i want to dive straight into the next one.

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