Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews
Narrator: Renée Raudman
Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
Date Read: January 2015
Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
Down in Atlanta, tempers – and temperatures – are about to flare…
As a mercenary who cleans up after magic gone wrong, Kate Daniels has seen her share of occupational hazards. Normally, waves of paranormal energy ebb and flow across Atlanta like a tide. But once every seven years, a flare comes, a time when magic runs rampant. Now Kate’s going to have to deal with problems on a much bigger scale: a divine one.
When Kate sets out to retrieve a set of stolen maps for the Pack, Atlanta’s paramilitary clan of shapeshifters, she quickly realizes much more at stake. During a flare, gods and goddesses can manifest – and battle for power. The stolen maps are only the opening gambit in an epic tug-of-war between two gods hoping for rebirth. And if Kate can’t stop the cataclysmic showdown, the city may not survive…
Publisher: Ace, Tantor
Series: Kate Daniels #2
Also by this author: Magic Bites, On the Edge, Bayou Moon, Fate's Edge, Burn for Me br> br>
Also in this series: Magic Bites, Magic Bites, Magic Strikes, Magic Mourns, Magic Bleeds
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: 4.50
Character Rating: 4.00
Audio Rating: 4.50 (not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished: Now I see why everyone gushes over this series! Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews caused me to use a good chunk of the credits from Christmas to buy the rest of the series. I will be back to back listening to these suckers!
Quick Thoughts: Story was super strong and I like that we are getting glimpses into different areas of the world. The characters are growing on me but I have a feeling the Kate/Curran dance will be at times infuriating to read.
Narrated By Renée Raudman / Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
I don’t know anyone who has chosen to listen to these regret that decision. Renee really does nail Ilona Andrews writing voice!
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