Can she outwit the ultimate master in a timeless game of seduction? Chasing Icon, the world´s slickest art thief, was the most seductive thrill of London art investigator Zara Leighton´s career - until the clues led her to the man who holds command of her body and heart, Tobias Wilder, an American billionaire with charisma to spare. Her duty to capture him is complicated by the intensity of their passion. Her will to end their connection is tinted with red-hot need to never let him go. Tobias´ heists are about more than money and ego. His plot to orchestrate the perfect deception in Los Angeles is destiny. No one - not even Zara - knows the depths of his motivation. And no one suspects the truth behind a single artifact that holds the secrets to an entire civilization. Forced to deny one calling to satisfy another, he knows something must be sacrificed: his code of honor or his loyalty to Zara. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Morag Sims. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/006175/bk_harp_006175_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Will she risk it all for a priceless desire? A rising star in one of London´s top art investigation firms, Zara Leighton´s talent for seeing deep into paintings is in her blood. She´s chosen to help track down Icon, an enigmatic international art thief whose heists are methodical, daring, baffling. To Zara the case is maddening - bordering on an obsession. She finds distraction in the chiseled form of top-shelf client Tobias Wilder, a magnetic American billionaire who demands her expertise, her discretion - and her secrecy. Wilder doesn´t ask questions. He gives orders. His gaze alone ignites her deepest fantasies. And his touch... The sudden whirl of exclusive exhibitions and decadent parties that Wilder introduces her to is a potent aphrodisiac. But surrender soon becomes tinged with suspicion. Is Zara´s tryst with Wilder the real thing...or just a convincing forgery? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Morag Sims. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/006000/bk_harp_006000_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A dystopian trilogy, the Divergent series begins when Tris and ´´Four” (Tobias) turn 16. They do not fit into only one of five possible faction choices, so they are labeled Divergent. This labeling is the initial conflict in the trilogy. The many additional conflicts plus themes of sacrifice, freedom, individuality, and guilt are woven throughout the three novels, and they can all be traced with the help of this sidekick. In Divergent, Tris chooses to join the Dauntless faction and manages to not only survive, but also excel during harsh Dauntless training. She is caught up in a faction battle, and the second novel in the series, Insurgent, follows her involvement in the struggle, as she and her friends become targets due to their Dauntless natures. Allegiant provides answers about what exists outside the walled city, while introducing a final battle. Tris and her friends discover the truth about the factions´ purposes and intents, achieving freedom in the process. As you read the Divergent series, the chapter analyses in this companion piece are especially useful for recalling the action in previous novels. The Divergent series has many interesting characters that leave and reappear, thanks to love interests and biological relationships. The trilogy is written from a first-person perspective, so what we know of these characters is limited at times. Assistance in tracing their background and importance as they make multiple appearances throughout the three novels is provided in this comprehensive accompaniment. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Naomi Cole. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/016308/bk_acx0_016308_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth´s #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that captivated millions of readers and film fans in Divergent and Insurgent. This paperback edition includes bonus content by Veronica Roth! One choice will define you. What if your whole world was a lie? What if a single revelation-like a single choice-changed everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected? Told from a riveting dual perspective, this third installment in the series follows Tris and Tobias as they battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature-and their selves-while facing impossible choices of courage, allegiance, sacrifice, and love. And don´t miss Veronica Roth´s thrilling novel Carve the Mark.
The second book in Veronica Roth´s Divergent trilogy follows Tris Prior as she copes with a failing society and her own emotional trauma. Insurgent takes place in a futuristic Chicago with a dystopian society split into factions that are all fighting for power. Readers see more of the world Roth created as Tris and her boyfriend Tobias travel between factions´ territories. Gain new perspectives of the story and characters while reading this literary analysis alongside Insurgent. This sequel Insurgent, creates a seamless transition as the story picks up right after the events of Divergent. Throughout the book, Tris struggles with survivor´s guilt after making the hasty decision to shoot her friend. Readers witness the turmoil in Tris´ relationship that is exacerbated by her self-destructive actions. The first-person narrative offers an insider´s view of her grief-stricken psyche, and the chaotic dystopian society offers an ideal setting for the main character to seek self-sacrificing atonement. This analysis of Insurgent provides plenty of discussion and debate topics to enhance your reading experience. Explore Roth´s futuristic world and the rocky romance between Tris and Tobias as you enjoy this exciting sequel. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Naomi Cole. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/015948/bk_acx0_015948_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Necromancer King has been defeated and his surviving forces are in retreat. But a new threat marches against the Kingdom of Keesee, promising destruction. Scouting along the western frontier, Flank Hawk and Grand Wizard Seelain discover an army massing, the army of Fendra Jolain, Goddess of Healing. Weakened and battle weary, Keesee and her allies cannot withstand Fendra Jolain´s powerful army of men and beasts arrayed against them. One hope of survival remains: Retrieve the Blood Sword from the immortal Colonel of the West and bring its sinister strength to the battlefield. To accomplish this end, Flank Hawk accompanies Grand Wizard Seelain as she leads a mission across land and sea. Together they find new allies while confronting new foes, learning that the war ravaging Keesee is part of a larger struggle whose roots stretch back to the First Civilization´s Fall. If the Blood Sword can be obtained, it must be done quickly. Every day means more death for the defenders of Keesee. Every day is one day closer to utter defeat. Even if Flank Hawk can deliver the Blood Sword to King Tobias´s hand in time, will the malevolent blade´s magic be enough? ´´Blood Sword is a tremendous installment in one of the most inventive and compelling fantasy sagas I have read in years!´´ -Stephen Zimmer, author of the Fires in Eden Series and The Rising Dawn Saga. ´´Blood Sword continues the adventures started in Flank Hawk, in which Ervin created a unique and detailed post apocalyptic world where magic works but ancient technologies from the First Civilization--our world--still exist. You´ll cheer as they face off against griffins, fallen angels, gargoyles, and worse, in a fun, engaging adventure filled with wall to wall action.´´ -David Forbes, author of the Osserian Saga ´´A worthy successor to the original novel, packed with action and entertainment.´´ -Jim Bernheimer, author of the Dead Eye series and Confessions of a D-List Supervillain ´´A classic epic fantasy with plenty of original twists. You won´t want to put it down, even when you´ve reached the end.´´ -David Debord, author of The Silver Serpent and Keeper of the Mists ´´Grab hold! Ervin´s got the magic!´´ -C. Dean Andersson, author of the Bloodsong Trilogy ´´A curious blend of epic fantasy, modern techno-thriller and non-stop action-adventure.´´ Erica Hayes, author of the Shadowfae Chronicles ´´Buy it or chalk it up on that long list of things you regret not doing!´´ Stephen Hines, author of Hocus Focus