Mark of the Thief (Library Audio) by Jennifer A NielsenMark of the Thief (Library Audio) by Jennifer A Nielsen

Mark of the Thief (Library Audio)

byJennifer A Nielsen

Audio Book (CD) | February 24, 2015

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Jennifer A. Nielsen, author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Ascendance Trilogy, has woven an electrifying tale of greed and power, magic and destiny, and one boy's courage at the heart of it all.

When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing the lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds much more than gold and gemstones: He discovers an ancient bulla, an amulet that belonged to the great Caesar and is filled with a magic once reserved for the Gods - magic some Romans would kill for.

Now, with the deadly power of the bulla pulsing through his veins, Nic is determined to become free. But instead, he finds himself at the center of a ruthless conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and spark the Praetor War, a battle to destroy Rome from within. Traitors and spies lurk at every turn, each more desperate than the next to use Nic's newfound powers for their own dark purposes

In a quest to stop the rebellion, save Rome, and secure his own freedom, Nic must harness the magic within himself and defeat the empire's most powerful and savage leaders.

JENNIFER A. NIELSEN is the acclaimed author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Ascendance Trilogy: The False Prince, The Runaway King, and The Shadow Throne. She has also written The Underworld Chronicles, a humorous middle-grade fantasy series. Jennifer lives in northern Utah with her husband, their three children, and a ...
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Title:Mark of the Thief (Library Audio)Format:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:6.57 × 6.84 × 1.11 inPublished:February 24, 2015Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545788560

ISBN - 13:9780545788564

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Very good book but a little slow
Date published: 2016-12-21

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Praise for the Ascendance Trilogy:A New York Times Notable Children's BookA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Chicago Public Library "Best of the Best" Children's BookA Cybils Award Winner"A page-turner." -The New York Times Book Review"Sage proves to be a compelling character whose sharp mind and shrewd self-possession will make readers eager to follow him into a sequel." -The Wall Street Journal"A swashbuckling origin story . . . chock-full of alluring details for adventure-loving boys." -Los Angeles Times* "An impressive, promising story." -Publishers Weekly, starred review"A fast-paced and thrilling read with twists and turns that never let up." -School Library Journal"Gripping." -Kirkus"A sure-fire mix of adventure, mystery, and suspense." -The Horn Book