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Publisher's Summary

It has been 16 years since the Day of Reckoning, when magic and witchcraft were outlawed throughout all of Eileanan. And though rumors say that she is dead, the Arch-Sorceress Meghan of the Beasts still lives. Traveling with her are the true heir to the throne and the red-haired warrior Iseult. Their fates are woven together in a quest to bring magic back to the land. 

As Eileanan nears its darkest hour, Meghan must gather rebel forces to move upon the city of Lucescere. There, the Rìgh lies near death, and his Queen, Maya the Ensorcellor, and her babe stand to inherit his power. To end Maya’s brutal reign and bring magic out of the shadows, what was broken must be brought together: twin sisters who have never met, three parts of an enchanted key, and the winged man with the powers of the lost Lodestar.

©1999 Kate Forsyth (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing

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One of my favorite series is finally on Audible!

Great performance! The narrator's voice is lovely and well-matched to the author. I've been waiting a long time for these books to be available on Audible.

Credit well spent.
Would buy again and highly recommend. 👍

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Forsyth is a top of her genre worldbuilder

This series is amazing. It's also written for an audience willing to completely descend into the characters world. The author is a rare but true expert level writer. She has few peers in a massively crowded genre. That is so hard to do! Don't waste this opportunity to become totally immersed in this world. The experience is rare and amazing. And the narrarion is perfection.

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loved it!

I have read the paperback version of this book more times than I can count and I have loved this series since I first discovered it. I was so excited to see it is finally coming out on audible. The narrator did a fantastic job of bringing the characters to life and speaking in a clear voice. Although the accent is heavy it is easily understood and really brings the characters different personalities to life. The voices used make it extremely easy to differentiate between each character. I highly recommend this book. If you love a story of magic and sci fi filled with great accents and a gripping story then this series is for you.

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loved it

It's and great series well read, I loved every minute of it. it's great as I do a lot of driving it's nice to listen too.

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Still amazing

Still as enthralling was the first read when I was younger. Made all the more so by Elle Newlands enchanting accent.

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Fantastic Fantasy

I love the narration of this series. I really enjoy the characters and the Celtic aspect thrown in. Finn and Thomas (with his healing hands) are my favorite characters so far.

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Amazing!

I cannot believe it has taken me this long to discover Kate Forsyth's books. This is second in the series and I have already purchased the remainder of the series and can not wait to binge listen! Compelling storylines filled with loved (and hated) characters- you'll cheer and laugh and cry and probably end up thinking (or speaking) in a highlander accent💜

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Very Slow Second book

I enjoyed this book but was surprised at how little actually happened. The protagonist from the first book practically disappears. Lots of new characters are introduced. I really dislike how the narrator doesn't pause when she moves between different groups. I will keep listening to Book 3 but really hope this one moves a bit faster.

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a Bonnie story

was absolutely lovely, would lose myself in the readers voice, next story please thank you 😍😊

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Slow to Start, but Worth It!

I did feel disenchanted from the story for 80% of the book, but it was all leading into a fantastic ending that really sets up the rest of the series (similar to the Brandon Sanderson buildup, but the middle was more interesting lol). After the twists and turns just from book one and two, I am excited to see where we will be taken through the next four books! I did have trouble distinguishing when there was a shift in who's perspective we were listening to, as it would change without warning or transition. I wasn't sure if this was due to how the author wrote it or if it was the narrator.

The characters were all written out well, with good individual motivations and multidimensional. You can tell that Forsyth really puts a lot of effort into each character to make them relatable - even some of the villains. I did feel the love plot between two of the characters was just kind of thrown in to move along certain parts of the future story, and I felt it could have built up more, but I am also happy it wasn't the subject of the whole book.

Overall, would highly recommend, stick through it as the end of this book is worth it and lead me to immediately buying the third in the series!

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  • 04-18-21

Loved it

I have read this series of books numerous times and it was truly bought to life!!!

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  • Evalin Bevan
  • 10-27-20

loved it!

not only a great story but beautifully read, the only downside is my internal dialogue now has a Scottish brogue

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  • Jemma
  • 07-25-20

Marvelous

I'm head over heels for this series and cannot wait to see what book 3 brings!

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  • Martin
  • 06-07-20

Light and fluffy

Fairytale style, targeted at kids and young adults.

Really slow on some parts, could do with some heavy editing. A few major plot flaws and inconsistencies.

I loved the Scottish accent of the narrator and the use of Scottish vocabulary.

A great book for falling asleep to!

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  • Di
  • 04-08-20

I love these books

Occasionally it's difficult understanding accent/language but I have really enjoyed these first 2 books of this series. I especially love that there is no inappropriate content, I hope that continues, unlike other series I have read. There are many enjoyable characters with their individual complexities, the story is intriguing and well paced, and plenty of magical moments

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 03-13-20

Every book gets better...

I love how Kate Forsyth doesn't drag out plots and stories, but instead keeps both the listener and her characters on their toes, while feeding one enough clues to wonder where we will be lead next. She continues to enrich and challenge her characters...