Quest (Dane Maddock #3) by David Wood (Narrated by Jeffrey Kafer)

 An awesome adventure

5 out of 5 stars

As anyone who reads my blog or reviews know; I love Jeffrey Kafer’s narration.  He does such a great job narrating that you forget that you’re listening to a fictional book.  He’s just able to bring the characters alive and make you forget you’re reading altogether.

I had to take a day or two after reading Quest to actually come up with a description that wasn’t full of hyperbole.  I enjoyed this story so thoroughly that I was in a book hangover once I finished.  About midway through, I realized that this was the third book in the Dane Maddock series, and quickly and frantically searched for more of them, to quickly realize that I already own some of them. (Yay me!)

The story was just fascinating.  Mixing in old world history with new world adventure.  Think the Da Vinci code mixed with Indiana Jones.

The adventures that Maddock and crew take will bring the reader to numerous places both in the cities and deep in the Amazon.  The search and discovery parts made for a really fast-paced fly by the seat of your pants kind of adventure.

If you’re at all into an adventure that’s mixed with some amazing historical research — Quest is definitely for you.  I will be quickly checking out the other Maddock stories soon.

Book Description:

Quest (Dane Maddock #3) by David Wood (Narrated by Jeffrey Kafer) five-stars
Quest (Dane Maddock #3) by David Wood
Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer
Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
Series: Dane Maddock #3
Published by Gryphonwood Press on November 2nd 2011
Genres: Adventure
Format: Audiobook
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149 B.C.- Escaping just ahead of the invading Roman legions, a Carthaginian soldier carries an ancient secret to places unknown.

1925- Percy Fawcett launches his final expedition into the Amazon, but what is his true objective?

Dane Maddock is back. Deep in the Amazon, a university group encounters a horror beyond their darkest nightmares and vanishes without a trace. Called upon to undertake a daring rescue mission, Dane and Bones must trace the true path of Percy Fawcett's final expedition, but the secret that lies at the end of the search might be even deadlier than the enemies who seek it. From the streets of London, to remote islands in the Atlantic, to the deadly jungles of the Amazon, Dane and Bones must penetrate a secret lost to history, on their deadliest Quest.

©2011 David Wood (P)2011 David Wood

I received this book for free. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Also by this author: Amber (Dane and Bones Origins #7), Treasure of the Dead, Xibalba (Dane Maddock #8), Primordial
Also in this series: Xibalba (Dane Maddock #8), Loch, Dourado, Icefall
five-stars

Brian

I’ve loved reading since I was little when my dad would read me Dr. Suess books. Fast-forward a little and I noticed that he was always reading on his lunch breaks at work, and I wondered why.Then, I found a book that took me to another place and time, to another feeling,another sense of “being”.It was the first book that I ever fell in love with, and I’ve been chasing that feeling ever since.
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