Wednesday, June 26

Audiobook Review: Into the Dreaming by Karen Marie Moning

Into the Dreaming (Highlander, #8)Author: Karen Marie Moning
Narrator: Phil Gigante
Title: Into the Dreaming
(Highlander #8)
Genre: Historical Romance, Paranormal, Fantasy, SciFi
Pages: Audiobook
Published:  August 29th 2006
Where I Got It: My shelf (Audible)

Free him from his ice-borne hell . . .

Stolen from his beloved home in the Highlands of Scotland, imprisoned in the Unseelie king’s dark, frosty kingdom, Aedan MacKinnon endured centuries of torture before becoming the icy, emotionless Vengeance, the dark king’s dispatcher of death and destruction in the mortal realm.

And in his century you both may dwell . . .

Aspiring romance novelist Jane Sillee has always believed that she was born in the wrong century, but she’s managed to make a decent enough life for herself—if only she could stop having those recurring dreams about a man too perfect to exist.

In the Dreaming you have loved him . . .

Haunted every night of her life by a devastatingly sexy Highlander who comes to her while she sleeps, Jane tries to write him out of her head and heart. As a child he protected her, as a woman he loves her.

Now in the Waking you must save him . . .

Number 8 of the series! This has been one I've been curious about for a couple of books now. This is a novella more so. It is shorter than the rest...but not short enough to be a short story. 

The story follows Jane and Vengeance/Aedan. Jane is a modern woman who has dreamed of Aedan her whole life. He was a friend to her as a child and then it became more when she became a woman. Aedan was tricked into being the prisoner of the Unseelie king. He is twisted and tortured to the point he doesn't remember who he is and is now a warrior for the king. The light queen of the Fae has deemed he needs to be saved and the only way to do this is by true love. 

I adored Jane and I adored Aedan. Poor guy was super tricked! Darn that evil, dark king!!!!

The story was sweet but it had its darkness too. Aedan went through a lot and it will take a lot to unfreeze his memories of who he really is. Jane was much more patient and cunning than I would be. 

The ending was nice. However, it has raised more questions for me! WHAT IS NEXT? This is the last book in the series. WHAT??? Does it continue elsewhere? I must know more. More questions have been added. What is next for the light queen and her court? Will, she beat the Unseelie king? Will she turn away from being dark and return him to light? UGH! Maybe I'll read her other series. We shall see. 

I wanted this to be longer! Maybe it is my own greediness since I know this was the ending of a fantastic series.

But yes. This was a good one! I liked the narrator. He was good. His voice was perfect for all the characters even Jane and the queen. 

In the end, I am so sad to see this series go. It was so fun. I want moreeee. I feel like there is more stories to tell! Ugh SO many questions! Maybe someday she'll return and add more. Sighs. A good end to a good series. I'll stamp this with 5. Short, but good. 


Melliane said...

it's been a while since I haven't read one of her books

Carole Rae said...

I need to try her other stuff.

vvb32 reads said...

Glad to hear the series ended well for you. Sounds like a good one to try.

Blodeuedd said...

Boo, it should not be the end then

Carole Rae said...

vvb32, it ended well. But too soon

B, nooo I agree