Snow Like Ashes : Snow Like Ashes

  • by Sara Raasch
  • Narrated by Kate Rudd
  • Series: Snow Like Ashes
  • 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sixteen years ago the Kingdom of Winter was conquered and its citizens enslaved, leaving them without magic or a monarch. Now the Winterians' only hope for freedom is the eight survivors who managed to escape, and who have been waiting for the opportunity to steal back Winter's magic and rebuild the kingdom ever since.
Orphaned as an infant during Winter's defeat, Meira has lived her whole life as a refugee, raised by the Winterians' general, Sir. Training to be a warrior - and desperately in love with her best friend and future king, Mather - she would do anything to help Winter rise to power again.
So when scouts discover the location of the ancient locket that can restore their magic, Meira decides to go after it herself. Finally, she's scaling towers and fighting enemy soldiers just as she's always dreamed she would. But the mission doesn't go as planned, and Meira soon finds herself thrust into a world of evil magic and dangerous politics - and ultimately comes to realize that her destiny is not, never has been, her own.
Sara Raasch's debut fantasy is a lightning-fast tale of loyalty, love, and finding one's destiny.

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A juvenile attempt at fantasy, dependent upon deus ex machina plot devices, and filled with insipid two dimensional characters with little motivation for their actions beyond the superficial.
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- Anonymous Usual

Brilliant narration! Fantastic story!

Where does Snow Like Ashes rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This book, obviously, is well written; however, I'm not sure if it's half as good as I think it is thanks to the brilliance of the narrator. She makes the characters live and breathe, infused with characterization. The story is vivid and entrancing. It pulls you in and never lets you go. I can't wait for the next one!


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- Rocky

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-14-2014
  • Publisher: HarperAudio