Ashes of Honor : October Daye

  • by Seanan McGuire
  • Narrated by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Series: October Daye
  • 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It's been almost a year since October "Toby" Daye averted a war, gave up a county, and suffered personal losses that have left her wishing for a good day's sleep. She's tried to focus on her responsibilities - training Quentin, upholding her position as Sylvester's knight, and paying the bills - but she can't help feeling like her world is crumbling around her, and her increasingly reckless behavior is beginning to worry even her staunchest supporters.
To make matters worse, Toby's just been asked to find another missing child...only this time it's the changeling daughter of her fellow knight, Etienne, who didn't even know he was a father until the girl went missing. Her name is Chelsea. She's a teleporter, like her father. She's also the kind of changeling the old stories warn about, the ones with all the strength and none of the control. She's opening doors that were never meant to be opened, releasing dangers that were sealed away centuries before - and there's a good chance she could destroy Faerie if she isn't stopped.
Now Toby must find Chelsea before time runs out, racing against an unknown deadline and through unknown worlds as she and her allies try to avert disaster. But danger is also stirring in the Court of Cats, and Tybalt may need Toby's help with the biggest challenge he's ever faced.
Toby thought the last year was bad. She has no idea...

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What the Critics Say

"Toby's unusual heritage and her uneasy relationships with her mother's family will remind readers of Briggs' Mercy Thompson series, and Thompson fans will appreciate Toby's tough and self-reliant character...a must for fans of genre-bending blends of crime and fantasy." (Booklist)

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Fantastic!

This is a fantastic series,and Ashes of Honor keeps up the high standard of the earlier books (you do really need to start at the beginning,with Rosemary and Rue,and keep going!). Toby is one of my favorite heroes;she is growing and changing with each book as she comes to terms with the past,and with what she is and can do,and her friends are doing the same.I just love the whole universe that Seanan McGuire has created,Faerie is such a rich and interesting world and there is humour as well as tension.The only downside is that at some point the story will be done! A plus is that Mary Robinette Kowal is ,for me,the perfect narrator,there is no mismatch between the book and the voice you hear at all.
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- Catherine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-09-2012
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio