At the Sign of the Crow and Moon : Sorcery Ascendant

  • by Mitchell Hogan
  • Narrated by Oliver Wyman
  • Series: Sorcery Ascendant
  • 3 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A fast-paced fantasy prequel in the world of the Sorcery Ascendant Sequence, whose gripping conclusion, A Shattered Empire, released September 13th, 2016.
Ten years before A Crucible of Souls...
In the bustling capital city of the Mahruse Empire, Felicienne Shyrise spends her days as a talented investigator, taking on stolen goods and missing person cases and the occasional murder the city guard are too incompetent - or too lazy - to resolve.
During the nights she hones her skills playing Dominion, a board game almost as complicated as life itself. She dreams of making a name for herself and becoming the richest woman in the Empire.
But when she's roped into a murky investigation by a First Adjudicator to the immortal Emperor himself, her life is thrown into disarray. Will this be the perfect opportunity to showcase her skills and make valuable connections, or will her future now be in the hands of political powers that can never be denied?
Working against her will, and afraid of the consequences of refusing the commission, she uncovers evidence that points to an attempt on the Emperor's life. Felicienne rapidly finds herself a target and must use her considerable wits to uncover the plot of an unseen enemy who always seems to be one step ahead of the game.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Very short but good

Would you listen to At the Sign of the Crow and Moon again? Why?

Probably not due to I do not listen to books more than once

What was one of the most memorable moments of At the Sign of the Crow and Moon?

Felicienne Shyrise spends her days as a talented investigator

Which character – as performed by Oliver Wyman – was your favorite?


If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

The Earth shatters

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- JKYates

A little too obvious

While I liked the world in which the story took place, I could not help but find the plot a little slow and its development to be a little to obvious. The main revelation in the story was not a surprise and the mystery was not much of a mystery since it was clear who was the antagonist since about the middle of the book.
I'm still going to give the rest of the series a try, but overall I must admit to being a little disappointed with this one.
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- Mike Horton

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-30-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Studios