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The Mark of the Golden Dragon Audiobook

The Mark of the Golden Dragon

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Publisher's Summary

The irrepressible Jacky Faber, condemned for life to the English penal colony in Australia for crimes against the Crown, has once again wriggled out of the grasp of British authorities. Back on her flagship, the Lorelei Lee, she eagerly heads back to England in the company of friends and her beloved Jaimy Fletcher.But when the voyage is waylaid by pirates, storms, and her own impetuous nature, Jacky is cast into a world of danger that extends from the South China Sea to the equally treacherous waters of London politics. With the help of her friends, Jacky meets her enemies head on in this tale of love, courage, and redemption.

LA Meyer received a master of fine arts from Boston University, and is currently the curator and exhibitor at the Clair de Loon Gallery in Bar Harbor, Maine. He lives in Corea, Maine.

Katy Kellgren has recorded over 100 audiobooks including the Bloody Jack series which he won multiple Audie Awards and Odyssey Honor Awards. She has appeared on stage in London, New York, and Frankfurt. She is a graduate of The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

©2012 LA Meyer (P)2012 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

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    Amazon Customer 10-28-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Another One Hit Out of the Part!"

    Everytime I read another Bloody Jack book, I wish with all my heart that L.A Meyer was still with us. These books are some of the best I have ever read -- and I have certainly read my share. To think that there will be no more from his hand is heartbreaking indeed. This one was top notch reading indeed!

    I rarely find a book that warrants giving it five stars, but if possible I would give it 10! By George, I think I just did...

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    andrea 05-24-16
    andrea 05-24-16 Member Since 2016
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    "this was FANTASTIC !!!!!!!"

    it's the adventures I wish I had had. so entertaining and full of life. the Narain is sheer perfection and the story oh so entertaining. this is a winning combination. I hope this series never stops.

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    Amy Harmon 11-11-15
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    "Great series. Superb narrator."

    I loved the series. This is the type of book that is better listened to versus read because the narrator takes the story to the next level. Best narrator I have ever heard. The narrator of an audiobook can really help or hurt the book. This narrator helped the series.

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    Chris 09-11-15
    Chris 09-11-15 Member Since 2017
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    "Always great"
    Would you listen to The Mark of the Golden Dragon again? Why?

    Absolutely I would listen again. I would love my wife to hear it.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Mark of the Golden Dragon?

    The reunion of Jackey and the Nancy Alsop. Sp??


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

    Her ability to take character is outstanding


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

    The reunion of Jackey and the Nancy Alsop. Sp??


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    Doug Orth 06-11-15
    Doug Orth 06-11-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Lather, Rinse, Repeat"

    Have grown more than a little weary of the same basic story line repeated over and over.......and over......and over.....and......

    Obviously LA Meyer has long ago run out of ideas. He attempts to mask this by making Jacky Hyper-sexual, Higgins gay and having her be in risk of death every few chapters.

    The audio performance remains outstanding as usual.

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    LauraRose Eugene, OR, United States 05-07-15
    LauraRose Eugene, OR, United States 05-07-15 Member Since 2015

    I am a fiber artist and teacher. I love moderate action, plot twists, diverse characters and much romance.

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    "Not my Favorite, but My Second Listen Nonetheless "

    They can't ALL be my favorite individually, but the series sure is!

    Once again: I love the historical contexts. I am starting to get my early 19th century authors, wars and British Expansion history down!

    Another smashing, consistent performance from Katherine Kellgren brings the unlikely, but oddly believable take of L.A. Meyers' Jacky to life.

    Hey, it could happen.

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    C. 02-24-15
    C. 02-24-15
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    "Great Escapes"

    This series takes listeners both young and old around the world and through history in an exciting manner. Wonderful performance!

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    LCNanny 08-18-14
    LCNanny 08-18-14
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    "Loved it"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Mark of the Golden Dragon to be better than the print version?

    I like them equally as much, but the book wouldn't be as great without the audio and not vice verse


    What about Katherine Kellgren’s performance did you like?

    Another perfect performance. She has to be the best at changing her voice to fit dialect , nationality, and sex. Well Done.


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

    I so loved Ravi and all his Karmic fears. He starts out simply hoping to be reborn as a happy puppy, then soon realizes towards the end of the book that a beetle maybe all he can hope for, too cute


    Any additional comments?

    I am so over the Jamie and Jacky separation; I wish at this point he'd be written in to her life or completely out of the series.

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    Jamie Boise, ID, United States 01-09-14
    Jamie Boise, ID, United States 01-09-14 Member Since 2010

    I am in love with James Alexander Malcom Mackenze Frazer.

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    ""Hooray"a very delightful upbeat series"

    I debated on this series for several years, I am glad I got it and I am looking forward to the next book. Jackey is loveable and endearing

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    Amber 11-15-13
    Amber 11-15-13

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    "Jackie is gone"
    What disappointed you about The Mark of the Golden Dragon?

    LA Meyers must loathe the woman he basedJackie on. That's the only scenario that works. Each book after Curse of the Bloodhound is worse. Jackie's strength dissolves, replaced by cravenness. Sad because the reader is AMAZING, & the series was as well


    Would you ever listen to anything by L. A. Meyer again?

    Maybe, it hurts to loste a character you loved


    Have you listened to any of Katherine Kellgren’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    She is absolutely incredible


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Good story line butchery of main character


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