Wolves and the River of Stone by Eric R. Asher

November 15th, 2019 Kimberly Review 8 Comments

15th Nov
Wolves and the River of Stone by Eric R. Asher
Wolves and the River of Stone
by Eric R. Asher
Series: Vesik #2
Narrator: William Dufris
Length: 10 hours and 4 minutes
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Source: Purchase
Purchase: Amazon | Audible
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Narration: 5 cups Speed: 1.3x

Philip, Zola’s boyfriend from one hundred and fifty years ago, is not nearly as dead as we thought. I really wish he was. Not only has he kidnapped Zola, but he’s raising an army to scour humanity from the earth. Hopefully the local werewolf pack will help. What could possibly go wrong?

magical mystery SUSPENSE urban

Wolves and the River of Stone by Eric R. Asher is the second audiobook in the Vesik series featuring necromancer, Damian Vesik. With help from members of the supernatural community he will need to stop Philip, Zola’s old boyfriend from destroying the world. Snark, battles and plenty of twists await them.

I am having fun listening to this series. The characters are well developed, flawed, genuine and have formed friendships or banned together for the greater good. Asher blends lore, origins, myth and more forming a unique tale as our apprentice Vesik works with his Master Zola to stop Philip.

Philip, thought long dead (like a hundred and fifty years dead), has raised an army and has plans that if successful could open a gate for demons and destroy the world as we know it. This little tidbit has supernatural foe, working together beginning with the wolves. Historically wolves killed necromancers on site. Sure, things are a little touchy but it’s for a worthy cause. Fae, witches, demons, gods and more will aid the cause. Heck, even the Watchers seem to aid.

I still would like to see a little more background on some things mentioned for example the history between the wolves and necromancers. Foster (a fairy) and Damian’s best friend briefly explain, but it was superficial.  Asher does a great job bringing the scenes to life, particularly the battles.

Foster is fast becoming my favorite sidekick! He is wise, hilarious and makes me hungry. In fact, they discuss food a lot in this story. Our heroes like to eat.. so have snacks on hand. May I suggest Rice Krispies Treats, cheese crackers, and pancakes? Ooo and hang on because Damian get’s a girlfriend!

William Dufris continues to narrate and does a bang-up job capturing the tone, personality and voice of each character. Everyone has their own voice and I love knowing who is speaking just by his inflections. 

Wolves and the River of Stone was a fun, action-packed, well-developed story with unique character who’ve formed this motley crew to save the day. I am looking forward to beginning the next audio in this series.

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About Eric R. Asher

Eric R. Asher

Eric is a former bookseller, cellist, and comic seller currently living in Saint Louis, Missouri. A lifelong enthusiast of books, music, toys, and games, he discovered a love for the written word after being dragged to the library by his parents at a young age. When he is not writing, you can usually find him reading, gaming, or buried beneath a small avalanche of Transformers.

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Kimberly is a coffee loving book addict who reads and listens to fictional stories in all genres. She's a self-professed Whovian, as well as a Supernatural, and Sherlock Holmes junkie, She enjoys sharing books, tips, recipes and hosting the Sunday Post. The coffee is always on and she is ready to chat...Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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8 Responses to “Wolves and the River of Stone by Eric R. Asher”

  1. Lily B

    I’m always on a look out for a good paranormal series and this sounds like a lot of fun, especially with necromancers in it 😀

  2. Anne

    I want to read this series. I met and enjoyed this author at Book Bonanza. Excellent review!

    Anne – Books of My Heart