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Audiobook Review | Trial of a Warrior by Award-Winning @m_morganauthor #fantasyromance #audiobook

Title: Trial of a Warrior: Legends of the Fenian Warriors, Book 3

Author: Mary Morgan

Narrator: Alan Manson

Genre: Fantasy Romance, Time Travel Romance

Book Blurb:

"You met them in the Order of the Dragon Knights. Now, journey to the realm of the Fae and witness their legends!"

A warrior sentenced to die.

On trial for breaking a supreme Fae law, Fenian Warrior MacGregor has no regrets. He is prepared to accept his sentence - even if it means his death. However, freedom comes in an unexpected manner, and brings with it certain dangers as he travels through the Veil of Ages.

A princess honor-bound to remain hidden.

Princess Abela might be a priestess and the daughter of royalty, but that doesn't prevent her from doing the unimaginable. She sacrifices duty and honor to set free the man who captured her heart so many years ago. No matter the severity of his crimes, she cannot let Liam die.

A rescue that will bring about a war and divide a kingdom!

In their quest to secure a treaty to forestall Liam's death sentence, they must fight their desires for one another, as well as the Fenian Warriors sent to capture them.

My Review:

Summary –

Liam is at peace with his impending death. But there is someone who’s ready to defy all, including the King, to free him. He’s reluctant at first to escape with his rescuer but does so in the hopes of changing Fae law. When he discovers who has risked it all, his heart nearly stops. It’s Princess Abela, the woman who captured his soul long ago, long before he became a Fenian Warrior. They travel the Veil in search of changing history but cannot deny their long-buried feelings anymore. Political allies become enemies but that doesn’t stop Liam. There’s only one being who’ll stop Liam: Abela’s brother. When he finally catches up with Liam, will he thrust his sword through Liam’s chest or will he see the love Liam and Abela share?

Narrator’s overall voice –

Alan Manson’s voice is perfect for this book. His Scottish accent is heavy but not too heavy, allowing the listener to follow along. His timbre is rich and conveys emotion with clarity. I swear, I could listen to him all day.

Does the narrator fit the characters?

Alan Manson fits the characters perfectly. He’s a professional actor and thus adjusts his voice for the various characters, including the heroine, Abela. What I loved most was he brought a different voice for the narrator than for Liam. It makes it easier for the reader to tell when the narrator is speaking and when it’s a character. Well done.

Narrator’s reading style –

Alan Manson reads at an even, steady pace, infusing emotion into his voice when needed. The emotional tension is immense in Trial of a Warrior and Alan amplifies the emotion so that the reader/listener is caught up in the story. Make sure you have tissues because you’ll need them.

Narrator’s impact on reading experience –

Honestly, Alan Manson makes this one of the best audiobooks I’ve ever read. It could be the marvelous writing of Mary Morgan but truly, Alan’s voice brings the story to life. If you love Scottish and Fae romance, you need to listen to Alan’s rendition of Trial of a Warrior.

Narrator’s pacing –

Alan Manson’s professional style when it comes to pacing is evident. I could close my eyes and envision every scene, every kiss, every caress.

Audiobook flow –

The flow of the Trial of a Warrior audiobook is consistent with the book which is impressive. Well done, Alan Manson.

What makes this audiobook unique –

With Alan Manson’s mastery of accents, this audiobook is unlike anything I’ve listened to before. Mary Morgan teaming up with Alan Manson is a feast for the senses.

Would I recommend this audiobook –

If you’re a fan of Mary Morgan’s books or Scottish fantasy romance, you need to listen to this audiobook today. Escape to faraway lands and a romance that can’t be denied with Trial of a Warrior.

My Rating: 5++ stars

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Author Biography:

Award-winning Celtic paranormal and fantasy romance author, Mary Morgan resides in Northern California with her own knight in shining armor. However, during her travels to Scotland, England, and Ireland, she left a part of her soul in one of these countries and vows to return.

Mary's passion for books started at an early age along with an overactive imagination. Inspired by her love for history and ancient Celtic mythology, her tales are filled with powerful warriors, brave women, magic, and romance. Now, the worlds she created in her mind are coming to life within her stories.

If you enjoy history, tortured heroes, and a wee bit of magic, then time-travel within the pages of her books.

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Reviewed by: Mrs. N


Anastasia Abboud
Anastasia Abboud
Jun 06, 2022

Great review of the audiobook! I love the Dragon Knights!


Mary Morgan
Mary Morgan
Jun 01, 2022

Oh, my gosh! Thank you so, so much for your beautiful review of Trial of a Warrior! Thrilled you enjoyed the narration!

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