The Circle of Ceridwen : The Circle of Ceridwen

  • by Octavia Randolph
  • Narrated by Nano Nagle
  • Series: The Circle of Ceridwen
  • 21 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is the year 871, when England was Angle-Land. Of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, five have fallen to the invading Vikings. No trait is more valued than loyalty, and no possession more precious than one's steel. Across this war-torn landscape travels 15-year-old Ceridwen, now thrust into the lives of the conquerors.
Lost in the frozen woods, Ceridwen is discovered by the warriors accompanying young Aelfwyn, daughter of a Saxon lord, sold against her will in marriage as part of a peace treaty with a marauding Viking war chief. Their destination is the captured fortress of Four Stones, a ruin holding glittering treasure. There Aelfwyn must keep her vow and wed Yrling - and Ceridwen must do all she can to support her new friend in the rebuilding of the ravaged village and great hall.
But living with the enemy affords Ceridwen unusual freedoms - and unlooked-for conflicts. Amongst them she explores again her own heathen past, and learns to judge each man on his own merits. Yrling's nephews Sidroc and Toki, both formidable warriors yet as different as night and day, compete to win Ceridwen for their own.
Through both guile and goodness Ceridwen and Aelfwyn begin transforming the world of Four Stones. But the threat of full-scale war escalates, and a midnight party of furtive Danes delivers someone to Four Stones who destroys the girls' hopes of peace and contentment. Now Ceridwen must summon all her courage - a courage which will be sorely tested as she defies both Saxon and Dane and undertakes an extraordinary adventure to save a man she has never met.
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Would you consider the audio edition of The Circle of Ceridwen to be better than the print version?

Yes I thought the characters came alive for me


What did you like best about this story?

Ceridwen and her spirit - also the fact that it was set in the 9th century was so different, I was totally taken on a journey


Have you listened to any of Nano Nagle’s other performances? How does this one compare?

The best yet


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

A world like no other!


Any additional comments?

Looking forward to listening/reading the series

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Entertaining story, well told.

I am looking forward to the next books in the series when available on Audible.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 24-11-2016
  • Publisher: Octavia Randolph