Ultimatum, The
Audiobook Publication Date6/13/2017
Simultaneous with hardcover from Mira.

Genre: Thriller

Ultimatum, The

Performed by:
Julia Whelan
#1 in The Guardian

Thief. Manipulator. Con artist. Call it what you will—Bianca St. Ives is the best in the business. Growing up, Bianca St. Ives knew she was different from all her friends. Instead of playing hopscotch or combing her dolls' hair, she studied martial arts with sensei masters and dismantled explosives with special-ops retirees. Her father prepped her well to carry on the family business. Now a striking beauty with fierce skills, the prodigy has surpassed the master. She's known as the Guardian. Running a multinational firm with her father, she makes a living swindling con men out of money they stole—and she's damn good at it. She does things on her own terms. But her latest gig had a little hiccup—if you count two hundred million dollars and top secret government documents going missing as little. Her father also died on the mission. The thing is, the US government doesn't believe he's really dead. They'll stop at nothing to capture Richard St. Ives, a high-value target and someone who has been on most-wanted lists all over the world for over two decades, and they mean to use Bianca as bait. With only a fellow criminal for backup and her life on the line, it's up to Bianca to uncover the terrifying truth behind what really happened…and set it right, before it's too late.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 10 hours
Media Options:
  • Retail Trade: CD, Download, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions: CD

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Author
Karen Robards

Biography:
KAREN ROBARDS is the author of 50 books and one novella. She is the mother of three boys and lives in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. A regular on the New York Times, USA TODAY and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists, among others, she published her first novel at age 24. 'I read, I write, and I chauffeur children,' she says with a laugh. 'That's my life.'
Narrator
Julia Whelan

Biography:
A former child actor, Julia Whelan has appeared in numerous films and television shows, most notably in ABC’s acclaimed series Once and Again. After majoring in Creative Writing at Middlebury College, Julia began narrating audiobooks. She has garnered multiple Earphones Awards, been repeatedly named one of AudioFile Magazine’s Best Voices, was named Audible.com's Narrator of the Year, and won an Audie Award.

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