Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop
Narrator: Alexandra Harris
Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
Date Read: February 2015
Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
The Others freed the cassandra sangue to protect the blood prophets from exploitation, not realizing their actions would have dire consequences. Now the fragile seers are in greater danger than ever before—both from their own weaknesses and from those who seek to control their divinations for wicked purposes. In desperate need of answers, Simon Wolfgard, a shape-shifter leader among the Others, has no choice but to enlist blood prophet Meg Corbyn’s help, regardless of the risks she faces by aiding him.
Meg is still deep in the throes of her addiction to the euphoria she feels when she cuts and speaks prophecy. She knows each slice of her blade tempts death. But Others and humans alike need answers, and her visions may be Simon’s only hope of ending the conflict.
For the shadows of war are deepening across the Atlantik, and the prejudice of a fanatic faction is threatening to bring the battle right to Meg and Simon’s doorstep…
Publisher: Penguin Audio, Penguin Group
Series: The Others #3
Also by this author: Written in Red, Murder of Crows, Marked in Flesh br> br>
Also in this series: Written in Red, Murder of Crows, Marked in Flesh
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 🙂
Read/Listened for Review (Penguin Audio)
Overall Rating: 5.00
Story Rating: 5.00
Character Rating: 5.00
Audio Rating: 4.00 (not part of the overall rating)
First Thoughts when Finished: Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop is changing my mind about Fantasy (totally digging it now).
Note: I wouldn’t call myself a traditional Fantasy (in the purest sense) reader but I am slowly letting a little more into my life. I do think this series reads a little more on the edge of Urban Fantasy which I love BUT it still has that slower paced story telling of traditional Fantasy. Anne Bishop and this series are a strong reason that I have let more in my life.
Overall Thoughts: Emotionally draining, action filled, awesome overload are just a few things I could say at the end of Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop. Best in the series so far! Each one of these books has slowly brought this world into full focus. The characters are compelling and complex. The story is slowly growing and changing with each book. The action is intense and plays well with everything going on. There is character growth but it is slow, methodical, and perfect for this storytelling. Really I just flat out love this series. This story was a stand out and will probably be one of the best of reads of 2015 for me.
Narrated by: Alexandra Harris /Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
Alexandra does a good job with this series. If there is a weak link in her narration it is the male voices. There are a lot of them and a few sound similar. That being said, I can’t imagine not listening to these on audio. I do think she adds an emotional layer to the story and enhances the main characters.
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