Audie Award Finalist, Fantasy, 2014
Jane Carver, a hell-raising, redheaded biker chick from Coral Gables, Florida, had found a new life and love on Waar, a savage planet of fearsome creatures and swashbuckling warriors. Until the planet’s high priests sent her back to Earth against her will. But nobody keeps Jane from her man, even if he happens to be a purple-skinned alien nobleman. Against all odds, she returns to Waar, only to find herself accused of kidnapping the Emperor’s beautiful daughter. Allying herself with a band of notorious sky-pirates, Jane sets out to clear her name and rescue the princess, but that means uncovering the secret origins of the Gods of Waar and picking a fight with the Wargod himself. Good thing Jane is always up for a scrap....
Swords of Waar is the wildly entertaining sequel to Jane Carver of Waar, and continues the raucous adventures of science fiction’s newest and most bad ass space heroine.
The sequel to Jane Carver of Waar, Swords of Waar: Jane Carver, marks the return of Jane Carver, space badass extraordinaire. In this thrilling episode Jane must attempt to clear her name of a kidnapping charge by allying herself with a band of fearsome sky-pirates. Unfortunately, there is a chance that Jane might piss off a few gods in the process.… Dina Pearlman is the perfect actor to embody Jane's swarthy and irreverent attitude. Pearlman's voice performance captures the humor and swagger that buoy every word of author Nathan Long's fierce heroine.
"Dina Pearlman gives Jane a gravelly Midwestern accent as she spits out her curt, no-nonsense dialogue like machine-gun fire. In contrast, Pearlman gives Lahn, the purple-skinned nobleman Jane falls for, a deep, urbane voice, dramatizing the phenomenon that opposites attract. As Jane finds her way from Earth back to Waar (Mars) to save Lahn, Pearlman never falters in bringing forth the raunchy bite of this high adventure. Hitting the ground running from the opening sentence, it's perfect escapist listening for a summer road trip." (AudioFile)
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Nathan Long nails it again
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