On the Edge by Ilona Andrews
Narrator: Renée Raudman
Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
Date Read: January 2014
Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
Rose Drayton lives on the Edge, between the world of the Broken (where people drive cars, shop at Wal-Mart, and magic is a fairy tale) and the Weird (where blueblood aristocrats rule, changelings roam, and the strength of your magic can change your destiny). Only Edgers like Rose can easily travel from one world to the next, but they never truly belong in either.
Rose thought if she practiced her magic, she could build a better life for herself. But things didn't turn out how she planned, and now she works a minimum wage, off the books job in the Broken just to survive. Then Declan Camarine, a blueblood noble straight out of the deepest part of the Weird, comes into her life, determined to have her (and her power).
But when a terrible danger invades the Edge from the Weird, a flood of creatures hungry for magic, Declan and Rose must work together to destroy them, or the beasts will devour the Edge and everyone in it . .
Series: The Edge #1
Also by this author: Magic Bites, Bayou Moon, Fate's Edge, Burn for Me, Magic Bites br> br>
Also in this series: Bayou Moon, Fate's Edge
Listened for fun (Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.25
Story Rating: 4.00
Character Rating: 4.50
Audio Rating: 4.50 (not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished On the Edge by Ilona Andrews was excellent! I wish the end would have been a tad bit longer 🙂
Story Thoughts: What can I say about this book that hasn’t been said before? It is filled with amazing world building, freaking awesome characters, and kick ass action. I was hooked almost from the beginning and other than a rushed ending, I am in love. I have had this on my shelf since 2012 and I so should have gotten to it sooner. It was overall fantastic.
Character Thoughts: LOVED LOVED LOVED the characters. Rose was kick ass! Declan was swoon-worthy! The kids are awesome (even though I have been told they aren’t having a series of their own–I am still holding out hope). I adored William, he deserves love!
Narrated By Renée Raudman / Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
Renee did an excellent job with the narration of On the Edge. She was right on target with Rose, Declan, and the kiddos.
Final Thoughts: So glad I knocked this one off my TBR!
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