Narrator Katherine Kellgren throws herself into this narration, and the result is a dramatic listening experience. In the distant future, the world has returned to largely pre-industrial societies, and one of them, the Tearling, is suffering from a lack of good leadership. But now that Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn has come of age, things just might change. From time to time, Kellgren ramps up the emotion in a display of melodrama that is briefly distracting. Despite those occasional disruptions, her imperious tone fits this story of royal intrigue. And since it’s told from the third-person point of view, there’s no conflict between her natural voice and that of the teenaged main character. J.L.K. 2015 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2014]
Trade Ed. Harper Audio 2014
DD ISBN 9780062332288 $27.99
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2014
CD ISBN 9781483005454 $59.99 Twelve CDs
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.
Thank you for contacting us!
Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!