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Moment of Truth by Hailey Edwards
Narrator: Rebecca Mitchell
Series: Potentate of Atlanta #5
Published by Tantor Audio on August 24, 2021
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Length: 9 hours, 56 minutes
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Witches are marching down the streets, shifters are prowling the night, and portals to Faerie are popping up all over downtown.
Hadley has one chance to save Atlanta, but it means trusting her dark side to get it done. The city will survive. She'll see to that. But will her soul?
I loved the Beginner’s Guide to Necromancy series. They are all on Kindle Unlimited as well as this new series, The Potentate of Atlanta. It is with some characters from the original series. Hadley, ie. Amelie, is now living in Atlanta training to be the POA.
In Moment of Truth, we continue the battle against the fae coven. The previous book, Proof of Life, had a lot of turmoil and a lot of learning for Hadley. She has affirmed her relationship with Midas. I would read these books in order as the story flows along all of them.
Now we have the actual battle to fight the fae coven and try to settle things for the future. It’s a little harder because both Hadley and Midas want to protect each other a little bit more than doing what is necessary. There is trust but they just really don’t want to lose each other. The strategy they use is smart and pretty well planned. It is possible because of the relationships Hadley has formed, as well as the openness of secrets she has shared with Midas’ family, Remy, Bishop and Linus.
Ambrose is a big chance but also a big help. There are some risks in allowing him to do some things but he and Hadley come to an even better understanding. I wouldn’t say she should completely trust him but he certainly supported her and was a great help.
Hadley works with all her various team mates well including Midas, Remy, Bishop, and all the packs. She does better without throwing herself at every problem and hoping she doesn’t die. She allows herself to ask Linus for help and advice. She thinks of all the citizens and groups in Atlanta and comes up with a great future plan in the end. It’s my understanding this is the final book in this series and I have to say I’d like to see more of this world.
Rebecca Mitchell is so enjoyable and I am comfortable with her as the narrator in this world. She performs male and female voices well. Her Hadley and Grier voices are a little too similar for me. I did feel there were more distinct voices for Remy and Tisdale. Midas has his own sound. I listened at my normal 1.5x speed.
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