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The Progeny Audiobook

The Progeny: Descendants of the House of Bathory, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Tosca Lee brings a modern twist to an ancient mystery surrounding the most notorious female serial killer of all time. A fast-paced thriller for fans of Lee's Books of Mortals series with Ted Dekker, Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, and BBC America's hit series Orphan Black.

Emily Jacobs is the descendant of a serial killer. Now she's become the hunted.

She's on a quest that will take her to the secret underground of Europe and the inner circles of three ancient orders - one determined to kill her, one devoted to keeping her alive, and one she must ultimately save.

Filled with adrenaline, romance, and reversals, The Progeny is the present-day saga of a 400-year-old war between the uncanny descendants of "Blood Countess" Elizabeth Bathory, the most prolific female serial killer of all time, and a secret society dedicated to erasing every one of her descendants. A story about the search for self amid centuries-old intrigues and Europe's underground scene...and one woman's mission to survive.

©2016 Tosca Lee (P)2016 Simon & Schuster

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    Kindle Customer 05-25-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Is there any escape from your true self?"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    A delicious narrative of history, suspense, paranoia, romance and trans-Atlantic chases.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Progeny?

    The surreal ending left me stunned, speechless, and definitely wanting the sequel.


    What does Therese Plummer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Therese Plummer captures the essence of the main character while also delivering a variety of foreign dialects. Luka's voice was my least favorite - though ;-(


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I loved the sublte melting of the adamantine life conversations.


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    ReadsterQuilts 11-14-16 Member Since 2013
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    this book has kept me on the edge all the way. A must read. I would stay in my car after I got home to listen. I only listen when I drive and usually have not much of a problem stopping. Can't wait for more

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    Sauromon 08-26-16
    Sauromon 08-26-16

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    "Garbage"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I cant say one thing positive about this book. From is presentation to is premise it was just god awful. Returning this horrid work for a refund


    What was most disappointing about Tosca Lee’s story?

    The entire story and to think she will try to continue this series...ugh...


    How could the performance have been better?

    no way. it was a terrible story and the reader was awful as well


    What character would you cut from The Progeny?

    all of them.


    Any additional comments?

    There are plenty of other books fiction and non fiction on Elizabeth Bathory and this has to be the worst I have read.

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    ladyjustice7 08-25-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Fantastic ending!"

    You hooked me with that ending. I can hardly wait for the next book. I hope it won't be too long 😉

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    Amazon Customer WESTMINSTER, CO, US 07-23-16
    Amazon Customer WESTMINSTER, CO, US 07-23-16
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    "AMAZING "

    Seriously this story is fantastic!!! I loved listening so I didn't have to struggle through European names I cannot pronounce. the accents were phenomenal!!!!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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