The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky audiobook

The Immortals

By Jordanna Max Brodsky
Read by Jordanna Max Brodsky  and Robert Petkoff

Orbit 9780316347181

The Olympus Bound Trilogy: Book 1

15.47 Hours Unabridged
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In this modern-day "lively re-imagining of classical mythology" (Deborah Harkness), when a string of women are murdered in an ancient pagan ritual, Selene DiSilvia -- known by some as the goddess Artemis -- hears their cries for help and takes up her bow once more. Manhattan has many secrets. Some are older than the city itself. The city sleeps. In the predawn calm, Selene DiSilva finds the body of a young woman washed ashore, gruesomely mutilated and wreathed in laurel. Her ancient rage returns, along with the memory of a promise she made long ago -- when her name was Artemis. Jordanna Max Brodsky's acclaimed debut sets Greek Gods against a modern Manhattan backdrop, creating an unputdownable blend of myth and mystery. The Olympus Bound series: The Immortals Winter of the Gods Olympus Bound For more from Jordanna Max Brodsky, check out: The Wolf in the Whale

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Summary

Summary

A February 2016 Gizmodo Pick

A Library Journal Editor’s Pick for Debut of the Month

In this modern-day "lively re-imagining of classical mythology" (Deborah Harkness), when a string of women are murdered in an ancient pagan ritual, Selene DiSilvia -- known by some as the goddess Artemis -- hears their cries for help and takes up her bow once more.


Manhattan has many secrets. Some are older than the city itself.

The city sleeps. In the predawn calm, Selene DiSilva finds the body of a young woman washed ashore, gruesomely mutilated and wreathed in laurel. Her ancient rage returns, along with the memory of a promise she made long ago -- when her name was Artemis.


Jordanna Max Brodsky's acclaimed debut sets Greek Gods against a modern Manhattan backdrop, creating an unputdownable blend of myth and mystery.


The Olympus Bound series:

The Immortals

Winter of the Gods

Olympus Bound


For more from Jordanna Max Brodsky, check out:

The Wolf in the Whale


Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Brodsky's writing has claws...They sink in with the first word and don't let go until you are finished with the book. Darynda Jones, New York Times bestselling author
Bravo to Brodsky for developing such a complex tale ... One to watch! RT Book Reviews on The Immortals
[D]one with great panache and intelligence: Brodsky knows her myth, and revels in depicting the erstwhile gods struggling with their fading powers and assuming, with varying degrees of success, the mantle of humanity. Guardian on The Immortals
Painstakingly researched, intellectually complex, and deeply rooted in the history and mythology of Ancient Greece, THE IMMORTALS is a richly imaginative, multi-layered tale that stimulates the heart and the mind in equal measure. Ian Caldwell, New York Times bestselling author
The Immortals is a lively re-imagining of classical mythology with an engaging premise, a page-turning plot, and an eye for the arresting and uncanny in contemporary urban life. Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches
Thrumming with life. B&N.com
Brodsky's thriller feeds on the long-held love of Greek mythology in a reimagined, present-day world where gods and goddesses still walk among us. Booklist
Irresistible...a page-turner that deftly weaves action, romance, and a dash of intellectual heft into one seamless whole. Dustin Thomason, New York Times bestselling author
A fun ... treatment of myth and mystery. Kirkus on The Immortals
Plays with more modern mythology, employing New York's own secret places and storied history to great effect. This intelligent, provocative fantasy breathes exciting new life into old, familiar tales. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Imaginative and fast-paced, The Immortals is pulse-pounding entertainment. Kevin O'Brien, New York Times bestselling author of No One Needs to Know
If you want a modern day murder mystery, steeped in myth with a dash of magic, this is a must read . . . Ms. Brodsky is definitely an author to watch. Fantasy Faction on The Immortals
“A lively re-imagining of classical mythology with an engaging premise, a page-turning plot, and an eye for the arresting and uncanny in contemporary urban life.” Deborah Harkness, New York Times bestselling author
Brilliantly conceived and tautly plotted, The Immortals is a pulse thrumming, fascinating novel. Selene is a perfect heroine for our times. Eliot Schrefer
This series launch is a wonderful choice for fans of Greek myths and urban fantasy readers looking for something different. Library Journal (starred review)
“Deftly weaves action, romance, and a dash of intellectual heft into one seamless whole.” Dustin Thomason, New York Times bestselling author
“Done with great panache and intelligence: Brodsky knows her myth, and revels in depicting the erstwhile gods struggling with their fading powers and assuming, with varying degrees of success, the mantle of humanity.” Guardian (London)
“Thrumming with life.” Barnes&Noble.com
“What happens when the gods are no longer worshiped? That is the basis of an exciting new debut by Brodsky…Bravo to Brodsky for developing such a complex tale that manages to combine several parts of ancient mythology into a page-turning thriller with a romantic edge.” RT Book Reviews (4 stars)
“Employing New York’s own secret places and storied history to great effect…this intelligent, provocative fantasy breathes exciting new life into old, familiar tales.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A wonderful choice for fans of Greek myths and urban fantasy readers looking for something different.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Brodsky’s thriller feeds on the long-held love of Greek mythology in a reimagined, present-day world where gods and goddesses still walk among us.” Booklist
“Jordanna Brodsky is obviously as comfortable narrating as she is writing. She infuses Selene with attitude and strength…Robert Petkoff…gives voice to the classics professor who is certain he holds the key to the ritualistic murder that has takes place and can help to prevent more murders. Both narrators maintain the energy and intensity of their narrations throughout.” AudioFile

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Author Bio: Jordanna Max Brodsky

Author Bio: Jordanna Max Brodsky

Jordanna Max Brodsky hails from Virginia, where she made it through a science and technology high school by pretending it was a theater conservatory. She holds a degree in history and literature from Harvard University. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, where she is working on the second book in the Olympus Bound trilogy. She often sees goddesses in Central Park and wishes she were one.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 15.47
Audience: Adult
Language: English