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Chronos, god of Time, and creator of the Universe, wants to destroy Eternity.
- Author : Susana Imaginário
- Narrator : Sarah Kempton
- Publication Date: April 30, 2020
- Length : 11 hours 36 minutes
- Publisher : Susana Imaginário
- Series : Timelessness, Book 1
- Genre: Fantasy, Mythological Fiction
A mysterious immortal seeks vengeance. And a reclusive Olympian deity does what no god should ever do: She answers a prayer.
As punishment, she is stripped of her powers and trapped in a mortal’s body. Now a Wyrd – a fated god – she is haunted by the memories and thoughts of her host and must hide her true identity in order to survive in Niflheim, the rival Norse Underworld.
There she discovers the afterlife is not quite what it used to be. Niflheim’s new ruler threatens the precarious balance of a world overrun with outcast deities and mortals alike.
To save her own sanity and find her way back to the stars, she must help the other Wyrd overcome their grievances to defeat this enemy, but those who would be her allies appear to have motives as hidden as her fragmented consciousness.
And yet it seems the greatest threat to her freedom comes from within, and the prize it seeks is her immortal soul….
Listen to an audio excerpt here.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Susana Imaginário lives in Ireland with her husband and their extremely spoiled dog. Her hobbies include reading, playing board games, hanging upside down, poking around ancient ruins, talking to trees and being tired. Her work combines mythology with fantasy and psychology in a strange way.
How closely did you work with your narrator before and during the recording process? Did you give them any pronunciation tips or special insight into the characters? I knew from the audition that Sarah had nailed the overall tone of the story, so I just sent her a summary of the main character’s personalities, speech patterns and accents. She took it from there. The recording process went smoothly. I would listen to the chapters as soon as they were uploaded and send feedback shortly after. This avoided the repetition of misspellings and jarring edits.
What bits of advice would you give to aspiring authors? Just keep writing. There will be bad days and terrible days and completely wasted days, but as long as you love to write, it’s all worth it.
What’s next for you? Complete the production of the audio version of The Dharkan (Timelessness book 2) and publish Nephilim’s Hex (Timelessness Book 3) on July 1st, if all goes well.
Can you share with us something about Wyrd Gods that isn’t in the blurb? The main character is Psyche, the goddess of the soul. I keep her identity secret for most of the book (unless the reader knows who the goddess of the soul is, of course). It’s part of the mystery, but since so many people don’t know about her (and therefore miss out on a lot) and her identity has already been spoiled in several reviews, I’m seriously considering changing the blurb to include this.
ABOUT THE NARRATOR
Sarah has worked on nearly 40 audiobooks to date across various genres, as well as other voice over work from corporate explainers to video games. She has been working as a professional actor for 14 years and is a comedy improviser having performed all over the place from London to Edinburgh to New York and even Luxembourg.
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