Regular price: $19.95

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

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

Buy Now for $19.95

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

Are you an ash?
Increased stamina....
Lack of appetite....
Anger outbursts....
Insatiable thirst....
Beauty and strength....
Male....
Call the hotline if these symptoms come on suddenly!
Turns out Charlie Bennet was all of those things except the last. Don't let the name fool you, Charlie was all woman, and she wanted nothing to do with the ash...until the day she found out she was one.
It all started when infected bats bit a small group of humans and created what are now called vampires. Then, the male vampires knocked up some female humans, and the result was a gorgeous race of all male ash - superhuman freaks that had looks to kill.
Charlie is the first female ash, aka unicorn of the Hive - the gated compound in Portland that the humans have designated to isolate vampires and ash from society.
Problem? The Hive is full, and only a select few will be allowed to live there. To live at all, really. If Charlie wants to earn the right to become a citizen of the Hive, she will have to survive the culling - a series of fights to the death. And guess what? Just because she's a girl doesn't mean she'll get special treatment.
Good thing there's Ryder, the mysterious lead ash enforcer, who seems to always have her back. But when secrets bubble to the surface, it will take more than one guy to save her.
Recommended for ages 17+ due to language.
©2015 Leia Stone (P)2016 Leia Stone
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By raheme johnson on 05-03-16

great read ,

The story is a great take on the vampire genre. It was equal parts comical, heartwarming, and action packed. The narrator is extremely entertaining and brings an already great story to life.

Read More Hide me

6 of 6 people found this review helpful


By Cherish on 03-17-16

We'll see

I think I would like these characters to mature a bit. For example she uses a lot of curse words but it's like someone that is trying to curse as opposed to someone that just does it everyday.

More young than adult. Meh

Read More Hide me

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By Amazon Customer on 04-26-16

Good Read by an Author I have never read before

Who was your favorite character and why?

I enjoyed the development of Ryder. He didn't chase the main character. He stays professional as an enforcer. I like the fact he seems to have a good sense of ethics and morality.

What about Dara Rosenberg’s performance did you like?

Powerful performance by Dara Rosenberg. Her character voices were not brilliant but very acceptable.

Any additional comments?

The story had pace and gave a new view on how vampires came in to existence. In the recent past vaguely believable series of circumstances created Vampires and Ash. The story is full of strong characters. I don't like long drawn out battle scenes but the fights which allowed her to survive the culling where sufficiently detailed to show the brutality.<br/>It was a very worthwhile read. I will definitely watch for the next book in the series.

Read More Hide me

4 of 4 people found this review helpful


By Rxn on 10-15-16

totally enjoyable

She makes me laugh all the way. Charlie, BFF and BAFF all of them have their own voice to keep you waiting for the next line. It gives to the n book and extra star. Great job.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

See all Reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By Anonymous User on 08-15-17

AMAZING

What did you like most about Ash?

I loved everything about this book

What was one of the most memorable moments of Ash?

When Charlie found out she was an ash

Have you listened to any of Dara Rosenberg’s other performances? How does this one compare?

yes I listened to the second book and they are equally amazing

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

there was no particular moment because the whole book moved me

Read More Hide me

By Chloe on 12-02-16

would listen to again

great book, but have to agree with another comment on perhaps using some more advanced language, very 13 year old basic sometimes.

Read More Hide me
See all Reviews