With the pressure on after his success in Gaol, Eli Monpress, professional thief and degenerate, decides it’s time to lie low for a bit. Taking up residence in a tiny seaside village, Eli and his companions seize the chance for some fun and relaxation.
Nico, however, is finding it a bit hard. Plagued by a demon’s voice in her head and feeling powerless, she only sees herself as a burden. Everyone’s holiday comes to an untimely close, though, when Pele arrives to beg Eli’s help for finding her missing father.
But there are larger plans afoot than even Eli can see, and the real danger, and the solution, may lie with one of his own and her forgotten past.
If only Nico could remember whose side she’s on.
©2010 Rachel Aaron (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
“A delightfully giddy romp of a novel.” (Karen Miller, author of The Innocent Mage)
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"I wish the next one was offered as an audiobook"
The fourth in the series is out but not being offered in audiobook form. I love the characters in this series. Eli sort of takes a backseat in this installment. This book is primarily about Nico and her struggle with the demon seed and herself. You do learn a bit more about Eli's past. This is a great series and I hope that Audible will soon have the 4th and the upcoming 5th book to offer members in the near future.
Wow, what an amazingly entertaining book...and series. I can't believe more people haven't read this yet or commented on it. Wonderful set up of witty characters with obvious hints about a much bigger plot and family "connections" in the future. Fantastic banter between characters, nice depth to the world she has created. What's really interesting is that, because all objects (people, trees, rocks, etc) have "spirits" in her universe, they all have the potential to contibute dialogue. All in all just a great fun read on top of solid characters, engrossing plot, and a well thought out magic system. Can't wait for the next book!
"Fun series - my new favorite reader!"
Ok, I can not tell you how much I love Luke Daniel's performances. I think he has taken over the slot of my favorite reader! If you have not listened to the Iron Druid Chronicles start now. That is a fantastically fun series!
Audible - where is the rest of this series? There appear to be three more books available. Please add them ASAP!!!
So far this series is priced less than a full credit. If you haven't tried it - do! It's fun, with a lot of humor, action, and a great plot line. I am going to be really disappointed if I have to read the rest of the series myself!
"Where are book 4 and 5?"
Any idea on when I can listen to book 4 and 5. They were released in print a year ago.
The third part of an interesting and breathtaking story, I believe this would be the next Harry Potter, when is the fourth book on audible?
"Same as the other two spirit thief books"
Not much else to say other than the back stories could be more in depth
The narrator for this series is fantastic. Simply brilliant. He totally sucks you in with his performance.
Now if only books 4 and 5 were available through Audible I would be so happy!
"l love Luke Daniels"
I love Luke's many characters! They make a good story, excellent! This is my 6th Daniels series!
LOVE IT. WONDERFUL STORY VERY INVENTIVE CREATIVE. AND THE PERSON THAT IS SPEAKING THE STORY IS AMAZING.
"The Best One Yet! Starting Book 4 Now!"
Great story and I'm enthralled by the background mythology Rachael keeps teasing us with. Luke Daniels is awesome as always!
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