The Dark River

  • by John Twelve Hawks
  • Narrated by Scott Brick
  • 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Dark River opens in New York City with a stunning piece of news. Gabriel's father, who has been missing for nearly 20 years, may still be alive and trapped somewhere in Europe. Gabriel and his Harlequin protector, Maya, immediately mobilize to escape New York and find the long-lost Traveler. Simultaneously, Michael orders the Brethren, the ruthless group that has been hunting Gabriel, into a full-scale search. Gabriel yearns to find his father to protect him; Michael aims to destroy the man whose existence threatens his newfound power.
The race moves from the underground tunnels of New York and London to ruins hidden beneath Rome and Berlin, to a remote region of Africa that is rumored to harbor one of history's greatest treasures. And as the story moves toward its chilling conclusion, Maya must decide if she will trade everything to rescue Gabriel.

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What the Critics Say

"Engrossing....Part A Wrinkle in Time, part The Matrix and part Kurosawa epic." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Dissapointing

I love the first book, there was NO action in this one. I have enjoyed Scott Brick work on other books, but his performance fell very short when it came to giving believable accents here. Too bad I really wanted this one to be a home run!
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- Ross

Interesting but Average

A little dark, but good story. Not really blown away, but wanted to see how it ended. A little anti-climatic however...
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- Joe

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-15-2007
  • Publisher: Random House Audio