Audiobook Review: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews

Posted February 18, 2015 by Felicia S in 2015 Read, 4.25 Wine Glasses, Audiobook, Reviews / 13 Comments

Audiobook Review: Magic Strikes by Ilona AndrewsSource: Audiobook Purchase

Format: Audiobook

Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews
Narrator: Renée Raudman
Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins

Date Read: January 2015

Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy

When magic strikes and Atlanta goes to pieces, it’s a job for Kate Daniels…

Drafted into working for the Order of Merciful Aid, mercenary Kate Daniels has more paranormal problems than she knows what to do with these days. And in Atlanta, where magic comes and goes like the tide, that’s saying a lot.

But when Kate's werewolf friend Derek is discovered nearly dead, she must confront her greatest challenge yet. As her investigation leads her to the Midnight Games—an invitation only, no holds barred, ultimate preternatural fighting tournament—she and Curran, the Lord of the Beasts, uncover a dark plot that may forever alter the face of Atlanta's shapeshifting community…

More Information:
Publisher: Ace, Tantor
Series: Kate Daniels #3

Also by this author: Magic Bites, On the Edge, Bayou Moon, Fate's Edge, Burn for Me
Also in this series: Magic Bites, Magic Bites, Magic Burns, Magic Mourns, Magic Bleeds

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NOTE: These “reviews” are as simple as it gets (and mostly for tracking purposes)! They will have a rating, first thought, narrator thought (quick), and will officially be filed 🙂 

Listened for Fun (Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.25
Story Rating: 4.00
Character Rating: 4.50

Audio Rating: 5.00 (not part of the overall rating)

First Thought when Finished: I am sucked in y’all! SUCKED IN!

Quick Thoughts: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews had me on the edge of seat, laughing out loud, and fanning myself (often all 3 within a matter of 30 minutes). How can you not love a world and characters that make you feel like that multiple times during a story. So far each book has been better than the last!

Audio Thoughts

Narrated By Renée Raudman / Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins

Renee ROCKED IT! <—-enough said!


Part of my Read It, Rate It, File It, DONE! reviews

Note: I would have said more about this book but everything is so spoilery. Like I was pretty sure I was going to cry if a certain someone bit it. I also had to laugh when at the end a certain someone was clueless. Also all the quips! The dressing down. ANDREA (no seriously she is one of my favorite characters of all time). So lots to say but just don’t want to ruin it! Just listen to it if you haven’t already. Relisten if you have cause you know you want too!

FTC Disclosure

Story Rating
4 / 5
Character Rating
4.5 / 5
Narrator Rating
5 / 5
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13 responses to “Audiobook Review: Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews

  1. I am starting book two on audio today since I finished my Luke Daniels book this morning, and no you aren’t crazy to get a book narrated by Luke that is exactly why I got the one I just read. He is the bomb!