Tom Bower, Narrated by: Please try again. As her father's assistant, Josie finally sees inside the lavish walls, but she soon learns the palace won't surrender its secrets easily, for not a single resident, from the lowest servant to the king himself, has a memory from before the palace existed. 10-12-18, Release date: Seems like the more answers we get the more questions are raised. The hot flushes have just started, and nowadays she barely recognises herself. Unlimited listening on select audiobooks, Audible Originals, and podcasts. but it turned out focus is on another plot...how to catch the poisoner of the king's favorite (which i am not interested in) and how our main character, josie, entangled herself in solving this problem. The haunted look in her eyes as she was recaptured by the palace guards is something Josie, daughter of the village doctor, has never forgotten. London, 1754. In a court where old rivalries and new jealousies collide, the king's favorite is poisoned and the doctor is summoned. One credit a month to pick any title from our entire premium selection to keep (you’ll use your first credit now). Though I very much enjoyed it, I felt it could have been a bit longer - then ending felt abrupt. With unrest in the village, and servants growing impatient for answers, an undercurrent of danger pervades the air. Polk's ‘The Midnight Bargain’ Fuses Regency Romance with Magic. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. When a palace maid is attacked, Josie and the captain of the guards investigate together. Stacey Halls, Narrated by: Book two of the Stormlight Archive. It is peppered with bad language, including the f-bomb and mentions a suspicion of incest. Cancel anytime. As her father's assistant, Josie finally sees inside the lavish walls, but she soon learns the palace won't surrender its secrets easily, for not a single resident, from the lowest servant to the king himself, has a memory from before the palace existed. Josie keeps wandering around and getting into danger. Jessica Townsend, Narrated by: No one saw the builders, no villagers are allowed beyond the gilded gate, and only one servant has ever left. Josie’s romantic interest is Hammer, the Captain of the Palace guard. The king's magnificent palace was built in a matter of weeks. For Josie, the palace is a mystery that grows more intriguing after she meets the captain of the guards, a man known only as Hammer, as mysterious and captivating as the palace itself. Hammer, captain of the royal guards and Josie Daughter of the local doctor. Ok, so this was five stars for the concept. Bernard Cornwell, Narrated by: i was expecting the focus of the story will revolve around how the people from the palace lost their memories and how they could get it back, how the people around the area reacted with the mystery and what they'd do about it. Unlimited listening to documentaries, comedies and more. Unabridged. This is currently free on the kindle in UK 07/05/19. Get the Audible Audio Editions of the After The Rift Series series from the Audible.co.uk online audiobook store When poison is used to attack the King's favorite, the doctor and his daughter are called in. Survive. Marian Hussey, By: From the best-selling author who completed Robert Jordan's epic Wheel of Time series comes a new, original creation that matches anything else in modern fantasy for epic scope, thrilling imagination, superb characters, and sheer addictiveness. To the south, King Æthelstan has unified the three kingdoms of Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia – and now eyes a bigger prize. Gill Sims, Narrated by: Seven gripping tales of overcoming the impossible. The audio coming from your Oculus Rift's headphones works fine most of the time, but when it cuts out or loses quality, your experience is significantly affected. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman's own award-bedecked, best-selling fiction. When the king decides to take a wife from among the eligible daughters of the noble families, the palace gates are finally thrown open and the kingdom's elite pour in. The love growing between Dane and Josie speeds you through the story. On their journey south to Freedland, Josie, Dane, and their friends sense that someone is following them. I can’t wait for the next book and I hope we get closer to finder answers to the memories lost and the mystery of the palace. Marian Hussey, By: Welcome back. 9 hours 3 min The king’s magnificent palace was built in a matter of weeks. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Whispers of magic fuel Josie's desire to uncover the truth, but an ordinary girl like her can only dream of ever being invited inside. The Time Police do not have problems. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Sun Tzu, Narrated by: Share This Video: Try our site with free audio books.If you like 1 Month unlimited Listening 12.99 $ Audiobook X. Audiobook X Yes, most fantasy story’s read as historical, but this one makes the “real” world seem like an actual historical novel with an odd occurrence that might be magic - rather than visa-versa. Josie and the captain investigate the cause of the blaze, but powerful enemies try to stop them. The strength of her female characters as they strain against the limits that their society has put on them, makes them stick out in my mind and capture my hearts. When the king decides to take a wife from among the eligible daughters of the noble families, the palace gates are finally thrown open and the kingdom's elite pour in. 03-01-20, Release date: Download and listen to the world’s best storytelling. We’d love your help. Archer is the USA Today bestselling author of historical fantasy novels including THE EMILY CHAMBERS SPIRIT MEDIUM TRILOGY, the FREAK HOUSE series, the MINISTRY OF CURIOSITIES series and the GLASS AND … The After the Rift series continues with this book. Archer. With nobles circling and plotting, new arrivals in the village cause a stir, for they recognize one of the servants. The village is overrun with strangers and the villagers are being stirred up by one of the Palace nobles--why? See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Just couldn't get enthused about the story. Archer, Narrated by: Arguably the finest special forces troops of the Second World War, the SAS was the jewel in the British military crown. There were several sexual references, at least three f-words, and some other scattered profanity so that wasn't great either. Fascinating book. Now he reaches back through time to the original source stories in a thrilling and vivid rendition of the great Norse tales. In a court where old rivalries and new jealousies collide, the king's favorite is poisoned and the doctor is summoned. Immerse yourself in the series as it was meant to be heard. Sometimes a book goes temporarily out of print - and sometimes no audio version has ever been recorded. Such a wonderful story, couldn't put it down. In more recent years, there was always a very painful consideration - I knew where it would eventually have to go. When the husband of the king’s mistress is poisoned, Josie must pretend he died of natural causes, or risk putting her own life in danger. 6 users. But it soon becomes clear that he is using them to get to the truth about the palace and the servants' origins. Hiding in the twin cities of Merrin Fahl seems like their best course of action - until they’re recognized by strangers. With unrest in the village, and servants growing impatient for answers, an undercurrent of danger pervades the air. I haven't read Cremer's Nightshade series, so I was glad to discover that Rift is a prequel and it isn't necessary to read the previous stories prior to beginning this series. writes, The story flows and the characters seem so real. By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible’s Conditions of Use. I've binged on almost everyone of her series. I'm still not sure what the Rift is. Release date: But the most dangerous man of all may prove to be the king himself, because every clue points to him knowing more than he lets on. Having said that, I do love her characterizations, and creative plot lines. Cancel anytime. It's no secret to anyone who knows me that I adore all of CJ Archer's books. Without reading them in order they wont make a lot of sense. David Mitchell, By: i was expecting the focus of the story will revolve around how the people from the palace lost their memories and how they could get it back, how the people around the area reacted with the mystery and what they'd do about it. Archer, I might recommend that you start with her Glass and Steele series or the Emily Chambers Spirit Medium series. Sadly, it was only two stars for execution. No one saw the builders, no villagers are allowed beyond the gilded gate, and only one servant has ever left. Ultimately, it’s a story about what makes us who we are - it is a story for all of us. You will get an email reminder before your trial ends. His transformation from bumbling stooge on Have I Got News for You to a triumphant mayor of London was overshadowed only by his colourful personal life, brimming with affairs, scandals and transgressions. The king's magnificent palace was built in a matter of weeks. In fact, trying to get the kids through their exams at all is almost as excruciating as waiting for their results. This new series is no different. Still haven't worked out who's the magician. Since the story line is continuous, the series should be read in order.