Title: LABYRINTH OF FIRE
Series: THE ISLAND OF FOG: Book Two
Author: Keith Robinson
Type of Book: Audiobook – Unabridged
Narrator: Fred Wolinsky
Length: 9 hours and 53 minutes
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
Release Date: July 6, 2015
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
~ I received a free copy of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review.
This is the second audiobook in The Island of Fog series. This is a mixture of post-apocalyptic fiction mixed with pure fantasy aimed at middle grade audiobook listeners. This would be a terrific audiobook series to listen to in the car or on a plane during a family vacation.
The main characters are all twelve years old and have recently left their home island where they had been sheltered in seclusion since birth. They discovered themselves to be shape-shifters. Each child has a specific form that they can change into at will.
This is where the fantasy portion of the story takes over. One child is a dragon, one is a harpy, one is a centaur, one is a manticore and one an ogre.
The kids are needed to communicate with the creatures of Miss Simone’s world, but some of them are apprehensive.
They have good reason to be worried. The harpies and dragons are constantly attacking the human villages. Dragons have even been known to eat humans.
It is up to the kids including Lauren, Hal and Dewey to travel to the dragon stronghold which is located at the Labyrinth of Fire.
Can they convince the dragons to cease and desist? Or will they end up making matters worse and starting an all-out war?
Fred Wolinksy has a talent for creating multiple distinct voices; one of the kids even speaks with a minor lisp.
The story is fast-paced and will hold the attention of even the most restless middle-grade child. It has lots of action, kids that accomplish what adults can’t and lots of interesting creatures and characters. This is the perfect middle-grade adventure series.
I give this audiobook a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Keith Robinson is the author of the Island of Fog books, a children’s fantasy series chock full of mysteries, adventures and monsters. The novels have received extremely positive reviews across the board, including favorable comments from successful fantasy author Piers Anthony.
To learn more about Keith Robinson and his books visit http://www.unearthlytales.com/
ABOUT THE NARRATOR:
Fred Wolinsky has narrated many, many audiobooks and has worked as a puppeteer. To find out more, visit his website at http://fredwolinsky.weebly.com/about.html