Thursday, June 28, 2018

Audiobook Review: Frostbite

Frostbite

By:  E.J. Stevens

Publish Date:  March 6, 2018, Audiobook Release June 18, 2018

Format:  Audiobook - 28 mins
Narrated By:  Melanie A. Mason

Genre:  Urban Fantasy

Series:  0.5 in Ivy Granger series; 1st Book ~ Shadow Sight, 1.5 Novella ~ Blood and Mistletoe, 2nd Book ~ Ghost Light, 2.5 Novella ~ Club Nexus, 3rd Book ~ Burning Bright, 4th Book ~ Birthright Book 5 ~ Hound's Bite

Impression:  A haunting release.

Synopsis:
This prequel short story is the perfect introduction to the award-winning Ivy Granger Psychic Detective urban fantasy series.


Everyone knows that there's no such thing as ghosts, but when a client claims that her house is being haunted, Ivy tries to keep her mind open and her weapons handy. If her psychic gifts and recent cases have taught her anything, it's that you're better off arming yourself for the unexpected.


Will our favorite psychic detective face down murderous ghosts? Anything is possible in Harborsmouth.

First Sentence:
"What a beautiful cat, Miss Granger."

Purchase At:
Amazon  /  Barnes & Nobles 

Audible

My Thoughts and Summary:
*I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Melanie has been a voice of Ivy Grangers for several books and slips right back into character for this short story. It flows with a pacing that fits the story and the few events that happen. It's clear in listening.

Oh. It took me a moment to connect the title to the short story. I get it.

This story is quick. I didn't even realize it was 28 minutes (listening wise) when it was over. It's a case that takes a matter of moments when Ivy arrives at the residence. It gives us the details of the case then the history connecting it all along with how Ivy solves it.

This story is a quick one to read to introduce yourself to Ivy Granger and her world. You get hints of what is present in the world and city of Harbersmouth along with what Ivy can do. There is nothing here to give away the series secrets. Also, you wouldn't be hindered in not reading this before the series. It's a complete stand-alone short story.

It would work well for Halloween, I think. ;)

As always, it's a pleasure to get to visit Ivy Granger on cases in her neck of the woods, or harbor.



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8 comments:

  1. This does sound like a good one for halloween!

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  2. Oh a quick one. I like those when you just want something quick. Brilly review.

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    1. Yes! Just when you need a quick fix, Melissa (B&T). Thank you!

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  3. It's an author I still need to try

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    1. Melliane, I hope you enjoy her work when you get to reading it. :)

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  4. Still need to read book 1 :( I'm so behind lol

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    1. We all have our series, books, and authors we are behind in, LilyElement. :)

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