Christopher Mannino's Epic Fantasy Novel 'School of Deaths' is Now Available in Audiobook

Jan 26, 2016, 08:45 ET from Book Publicity Services

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Christopher Mannino announced today that School of Deaths, the first installment of his Young Adult trilogy, is now available for purchase in audio format from the popular audiobook site, Audible. Sword of Deaths, the second book in the trilogy, is expected to be released in audio format next month. The books are narrated by acclaimed audiobook narrator Joel Froomkin

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"I'm really pleased with how well The Scythe Wielder's Secret series has been doing," says Mannino, "I know a lot of people are interested in audiobooks for long trips or even their daily commute, but the selection can be on the skimpy side. I'm happy I can contribute School of Deaths as a fresh option."

School of Deaths has been ranked as an Amazon bestseller in Epic Fantasy, and reviewers have compared the series to Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and Percy Jackson.

Thrust into a world of men, can a timid girl find bravery as the first female Death? 

Thirteen-year-old Suzie Sarnio always believed the Grim Reaper was a fairy tale image of a skeleton with a scythe. Now, forced to enter the College of Deaths, she finds herself training to bring souls from the Living World to the Hereafter. The task is demanding enough, but as the only female in the all-male College, she quickly becomes a target. Attacked by both classmates and strangers, Suzie is alone in a world where even her teachers want her to fail. 

As her year progresses, Suzie suspects her presence isn't an accident. She uncovers a plot to overthrow the World of Deaths. Now she must also discover the reason she's been brought there: the first female Death in a million years.

"If you like Harry Potter, you'll love this!" - Sasha Alsberg, A Book Utopia

"Not just a book for young adults, but an imaginative read for everyone who likes something a little bit different. 5 Stars!" - Reader's Favorite

Christopher Mannino's life is best described as an unending creative outlet. He teaches high school theatre in Greenbelt, MD. To learn more, go to

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