What can I say about this series? It’s a mammoth of a novel. And that’s just the first book. Each book contains about a thousand pages, give or take.
It’s also quite unlike anything else I’ve read before.
It’s about a young woman from our world, Erin, who finds herself waking up inside another world, where basically every magical creature you can think of, dragons, goblins, fairies, trolls, werewolf like creatures and reptilians, as well as magical humans, mages, and ordinary humans, too, make their home.
It’s also something that gamers might enjoy, because all the characters, including Erin “level up” when they do well, and sometimes earn special abilities. That’s how they “work” in their world, they get “levels”, not qualifications, etc.
I’m not a gamer, but I found this a fun addition to the story, and it isn’t distracting to the plot, if anything I find that it adds to it.
As the story progresses, we find out more and more about this amazing world, there are good and evil forces for our main character, and her growing band of friends to contend with.
And as it turns out, Erin might not be the only vistor from our world, who have found themselves trapped there.
The Wandering Inn is an ongoing, FREE web series. You can read the entire thing (so far) online for free. There’s so much to read, it will keep you occupied for months! But be warned, it’s pretty addictive. Whenever I put it on, I don’t want to stop listening.
I discovered it on Audible first, and the performer reading the series is one of the finest narrators I’ve had to privilege to listen to, and this is even more of a bonus because it’s a substantial series. So far, I’ve listened to over 120 hours of it. And that’s just with the three books out of 7 the author has written so far.
If Audio is not for you, and you still want to support the author, you can find the series on Kindle.
Page count of book one: 1,169
Goodreads rating: 4.4 out of 5
Mike’s rating 4.8 out of 5 (on audible).