Series Reread Green Rider by Kristen Britain

Posted July 20, 2021 by jrsbookr in Audibook Review, Fantasy / 0 Comments

by kristen britain
Series Reread Green Rider by Kristen BritainGreen Rider Length: 16 hrs and 3 mins
Narrator: Ellen Archer
Series: Green Rider #1
Published by Penguin on April 1, 2000
Source: Review Audiobook
Genres: Fiction / Fantasy / General
Pages: 450
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Format: Audiobook
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Karigan G’ladheon, running away from school, is traveling through a deep forest when a galloping horse pounds up to her, its rider impaled by two black-shafted arrows. With his dying breath, he tells her he is a Green Rider, one of the magical messengers of the King. Before he dies, he makes Karigan swear to deliver the message he’s carrying, and gives her his green coat, with the symbolic brooch of his office. Pursued by unknown assassins, following a path only her horse seems to know, Karigan becomes a legendary Green Rider—for when given to the right person, a Rider’s brooch awakens the magic inside….

The new Green Rider book comes out in September 2021 and while i read all the books coming up to the new one it been a long time since i read them.  So i upgrading all my kindle copies to audio ones and immeresing my self in this wonderful series all over again.  I don’t think i wrote reviews for them back when i read them so you get to read those right here as i make my way through them once again.


I read this many years ago and devoured the whole series like I was starving for a good fantasy series. It spoke to me when I was a young lady in my 20’s just starting in the world much like Karrigan and had my determination to make it what I wanted it to be. I wished I’d been called by some magic force to become something unique like a Green Rider for the king and to have special abilities would be, yep, a fantasy story. The Green Rider series is the perfect novel for a 20-year-old to pick up the cause; as time goes on, Karrigan grows into the world she is drawn to, and we all find out a way eventually in this world. Picking up this series some 20 years later, I was worried it did not hold the same awe as it once did, but it does. I still laughed when she met the Barry sisters and learned that magic is real, and their no escaping the pounding of hoofbeats while running from your destiny.




About Ellen Archer

Ellen Archer is an acclaimed audiobook narrator and winner of a coveted Audie Award. She is a multi Audie Award Finalist, the recipient of many Audiofile Earphones Awards, ListenUP and ALA awards.
Ellen made Audiofile Magazine’s the “BEST OF AUDIO” for 2016 and 2017 (tag). Ellen has recorded over 175 Audiobooks, including THE CHEMIST by Stephenie Meyer (tag) (Twilight series), ROOM by Emma Donoghue (tag) and a number of NY Times Bestsellers by authors such as James Patterson (tag), Sandra Brown (tag) and Anna Quindlen (tag).
Ellen is a NYC based voice over artist who has also over 300 National Television commercials for MetLife, Johnson and Johnson, Lysol, Ambien and many more.
Ellen has performed on the New York stage and regionally in music theatre, straight theatre and in cabarets. She is a classically trained singer (tag to demos) with a degree in Voice from the Boston Conservatory. These days, she’s performing her one woman show with music that reflects her varied career.

About kristen britain

Kristen Britain is the New York Times bestselling author of the Green Rider Series. She lives in an adobe house in the high desert of the American Southwest beneath the big sky, and among lizards and hummingbirds and tumbleweeds.

Rating Report
Overall: 5