adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT
adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT

1 audiobook of your choice.
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
$14.95 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $14.95

Buy for $14.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Evil has tipped the scales in the balance of time. Ember just doesn’t know it yet.  

Ember Brighton knows exactly what she wants in life, and how to get there, until she finds out her life is intricately woven and laid out...and not in any of the ways she planned.  

Unbeknownst to Ember, her family has a secret, unique ability to travel through time, and Ember’s about to become part of the mission to stop the evil that threatens them all. 

Her first adventure leads her right into the arms of Rane Andersson, an unlikely ally. But he’s not who he appears to be, and time is running out to uncover the truth to save her future. 

With everything she loves at stake, Ember is forced to take matters into her own hands, no matter how dangerous the circumstances turn out to be. 

Fans of the Outlander and A Shade of Vampire series won’t be able to put this epic time travel, paranormal romance down!  

Buy now to travel to a new world, just waiting to consume you!

©2019 Anna Applegate (P)2020 Anna Applegate

What listeners say about The Time Traveler's Awakening (Prequel to the Magic Bound Saga)

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    19
  • 4 Stars
    8
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    18
  • 4 Stars
    7
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    16
  • 4 Stars
    8
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

The Time Traveler's Awakening

what the heck 😳 happen!!! okay that ending had my mind blown 🤯. like what the hell. but this book was really good I can't wait for the next book. the narrator did an awesome job too.

1 person found this helpful

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

Amazing! Didn't Want to Put it Down!

K love how this story launches into time travel and supernatural creatures (I won't tell you which since it's a spoiler!) but wow, action romance. PIRATES and time travel! I couldn't wait to start listening to book 1 after this!

1 person found this helpful

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

Amazing Time Traveling World!!

I am completely intrigued by this prequel!!
The Time Traveler's Awakening is amazing! Great storyline and I loved the characters. I was drawn in immediately and I cant wait for more in this series. The audio narration does an excellent job bringing the story to life.

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

Prequel

This prequel to the time traveling Ember’s story shed some light on Rane and Ember’s meeting in the past. I really liked seeing this glimpse into the past, and seeing how their story began.

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

Great book!

Nice intro to the story and characters! I'm definitely looking forward to checking out the next in the series.
I enjoyed the narration by Sarah Puckett. She's a new to me narrator and did a wonderful job with all of the characters. The addition of Aaron Shedlock at the end was the icing on the cake!

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

What a great book!

Honestly, I started this book less than 24 hrs ago... it hooked me from the beginning! I don’t think you’ll regret reading/listening to this one!

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

Great prequel!

I really enjoyed this prequel and am very excited for the series. This was a great blend of time travel and the beginning of romance. It was fun to watch the main character learn about what her family had been hiding and trying to figure out how to keep her family safe. I had a lot of fun and the narrator did a fantastic job with the characters. I felt like they were alive and I wanted to know so much more about them. I’m curious about where the story is going next with how this prequel ended.

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

This Will Be a Fun World

Title: The Time Traveler's Awakening
Author: Anna Applegate
Format: Audio
Narrators: Sarah Puckett, Aaron Shedlock
Genre: Time travel, paranormal, suspense, action
Standalone: Yes, but sets up the upcoming series
Part of a Series the prequel to the Magic Bound Saga
POV: Jacqueline, Finn, Ember, Rane
Steam Level: none really, just maybe hints of the chemistry to come
4/5

Action-packed from the start, The Time Traveler's Awakening sets the stage for the Magic Bound Saga. Although technically a standalone, The Time Traveler's Awakening sets the stage for future books that I cannot wait to dive into. I'm a little picky with time travel books but this one was a lot of fun. I liked the humor, especially Ember's reaction to her mom's reveal of being able to time travel.

I received this audiobook for free from Pink Flamingo Productions and Audiobook Obsession. This is my honest and voluntary review.

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

Enjoyed listening

On a quiet Tuesday I started up audible and thought I would listen in. The Time Traveler’s Awakening was on my tbl list and so I started. Even with having chores to do, I was able to follow along. The narrators are captivating and have the ability to draw you into the story.
The story: This is a prequel and it give you a glimpse into the times that the author has you going to. From a seemingly innocent college student just trying to get through medical school, to a pirate ship filled with vampires running from the Vikings and a beautiful gem at the center of it all. It’s a story that’s engaging and a great start to this series.

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

Time traveling + paranormal romance

I really enjoyed this story. I love time traveling books. Mix in my other love, paranormal romance and I am one happy girl. The narrator was fantastic. It’s a short prequel but a lot happens and I think it was a great set up for the next book. Can’t wait to start it!

Audiobook obsession reviewer

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Camilla
  • Camilla
  • 06-23-21

Gimme more!

This prequel really gives you a taste for more. I haven't read the series first this time, but now I HAVE to. Between the time traveling medical student, Vikings and paranormals this action packed morsel HAS to lead to something good! 😍

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Rossana V
  • Rossana V
  • 04-21-21

perfect prequel

A prequel was definitely needed as now it all makes more sense. loved it. about the narration, unfortunately not much from Aaron as he reads only the epilogue, but he was brilliant as always. Sarah is also a brilliant reader, but i don't like her pronunciation of some words, example "ship" read as "shep", but that's forgivable considering she is a good reader. I received a free copy of this audiobook and I am voluntarily leaving a review.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Katharoo
  • Katharoo
  • 02-01-21

Enthralling Adventure

This is an awesome start to the Magic Bound Saga by Anna Applegate we ho is s as new author to me. So much detailed information in this prequel to the series.

The narration was superb. We mainly hear Sarah Puckett in this prequel because this first instalment is an introduction to Ember finding out about time travel and mystical beings. Then at last we hear Aaron Shedlock as Rane Anderson. Both do amazing and I’m immediately going onto the next book.

So much to hear in this audiobook. There something for everyone who loves paranormal, magic or time travel. There some angst and thankfully this is only the prequel because yes it’s that good!

#audiobookobsessionreviewer
#theflock
#sarahpuckett
#aaronshedlock
🎧🎧🎧🎧🎧

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Sally Mieske
  • Sally Mieske
  • 07-19-20

✨Fascinating start to this series ✨

Time Traveler’s Awakening is the prequel to the Magic Bound Saga and is a time travel paranormal romance. I’ve never read or listened to this author before, and I can’t wait for the book in this series! I really enjoyed the story line and even though this is a shorter listen, there are plot twists you won’t see coming!

Ember is a college student and still living at home. She comes home one day to have her whole world turned upside down. There are things she never knew about about her family, things that are now putting their lives at risk. She is determined to help and ends up meeting Rane. They have instant chemistry, but will she ever see him again? Dang, this girl hands some tough decisions to make.

The cliffhanger at the end has left me wanting SO MUCH MORE!! I need the next book stat!!

Sarah and Aaron did a fabulous job narrating this story! They truly brought these characters to life!

🎧AudiobookObsession🎧
#AudiobookobsessionVIPreviewer

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Sara B
  • Sara B
  • 06-15-20

Loved it!

The Time Traveler's Awakening, Prequel to the Magic Bound Saga is a fantastic paranormal romance; I really enjoyed it. It's well-written with a wonderfully-imagined world and an engaging storyline that kept me thoroughly immersed. Ember and the mysterious Rane are absolutely fabulous characters; I loved their dynamic and interaction.

Superb narration by Sarah Puckett and Aaron Shedlock; both narrators did an incredible job with the characters. Overall, this was a very entertaining audiobook, one I strongly recommend.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for JuttaS
  • JuttaS
  • 06-14-20

Really great story and narration

I really like the idea behind this book. It has really made me want to know more. I have so many questions about not only the characters but the story and what is going to happen next! Aaron Sherlock and Sarah Puckett do a fabulous job on the narration, and I got so sucked into the story. Well worth a listen.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Gillie Alexander
  • Gillie Alexander
  • 07-17-21

Fabulous book

I listen to this book from start to finish in one day. It captured me entirely from the first word I was hooked. So much that I’m starting the next one of the series straight away love it listen and enjoy 😍

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Weirdpup13
  • Weirdpup13
  • 06-13-21

Answering prequel

Wow the prequel answers questions you figure out in book 1! It’s not just an introduction to a certain character it involves them all!! What a fun adventure for the magic bound saga fans!!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Sally Goddard
  • Sally Goddard
  • 06-05-21

Really enjoyable prequel

After an enjoyable evening listening to this short story, I found myself eager to listen to the full books.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Rose the Bookgriot -Eros Loveless
  • Rose the Bookgriot -Eros Loveless
  • 05-19-21

What a good start to the series

Ok so this is the story of Ember who sees her life upside down when she discovers that there is this Joseph MacGregor who wants to end her family and is adamant on kidnapping her.... and that she can time travel!! I loved this prequel so much I am already nagging the author to know more about all the characters *sorry for that Anna*
Seriously, I just love it when a story flows seamlessly and makes you want to know more about all the characters.
I loved Rane and Ember and I am definitely eager to see what happens to them next.
I am also so curious as to Patrick, Jac and Finn and don’t even get me started on grandma Florence with her seemingly detached attitude. I bet she has some stories to tell.
Also what I liked a lot is the twist on the sexy highlander. Don’t get me wrong I love sexy highlander heroes but it was refreshing to get a sexy highlander baddie as well.
So now, I am off to listening to book 1 because I just can’t wait to know what happens next..