A trio of narrators brings this intricate fantasy world to life. In an island empire controlled by magic, children are required to give a bone shard to the emperor, who uses them to power magical constructs. But when a shard is used, it cuts that person's life short--or kills them. As the empire careens toward revolution, five characters are caught up in the fray. Feodor Chin's amiable tone is perfect for Jovis, a smuggler searching for his wife. Chin deftly captures all of Jovis's smooth-talking confidence. Emily Woo Zeller and Natalie Naudus give voice to four women, including the emperor's daughter and a young revolutionary. Their distinct performances make it a pleasure to follow the shifting point of view as five very different lives intertwine. L.S. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2020]
Trade Ed. Hachette Audio 2020
DD ISBN 9781549104695 $25.98
Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.
Let us recommend your next great audiobook!
No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.
If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.