Riptide

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (14.75 hours)
Product Number: Z100019509
Released: Sep 01, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781607889526
Narrator/s: Scott Brick
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Description

For generations, treasure hunters have searched for the key to the Water Pit, the labyrinth of shafts and tunnels that honeycomb Ragged Island. But the Pit is reluctant to give up its treasure, and many will die before its secret is revealed.

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Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2010

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eAudio
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Narrator(s): Scott Brick
Product Number Z100033517
Released: Aug 03, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Hachette Audio
ISBN: #9781607881568
eBook
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Product Number EB00278698
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780446587686

Professional reviews

"RIPTIDE is a rip-roaring thriller involving a pirate treasure horde, a Maine island redoubt booby-trapped by a seventeenth-century ecclesiastical architect and spy, and the usual assortment of fanatics driven mad by greed as their goal gets nearer, not to mention the obligatory hurricane winds rising to ratchet up the jeopardy. Surprisingly, the usually excellent Scott Brick has made the bizarre choice to deliver most sentences with the same singsong rhythm you would give to the lines "Merry Christmas to all, and to all, a good night." Really. Without regard to pacing or sense, not caring if the words are "was ankle-deep in blood" or "opened a can of soup." TREASURE ISLAND on steroids should have produced foolproof audio thrills, but, alas, not in this production. B.G. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"

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