“Dark Disciple: Star Wars” By Christie Golden 

25615034Dark Disciple: Star Wars
By: Christie Golden, Katie Lucas (Foreword)
Narrated by: Marc Thompson
Series: Star Wars, Book 4
Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
Release date: 07-07-15
Publisher: Random House Audio

Any fan of the Star Wars Clone Wars series will enjoy finding out what happens to Quinlan Vos and Assaj Ventriss.

In this audiobook performance of the novel, Marc Thompson delivers the goods with great vocalizations bringing all the characters to life. His vocal impersonations of Count Dooku and Yoda make the audiobook worth hearing. The music and sound effects mixed in create an ambiance that plunges the listener into the Star Wars universe.

Publisher’s Summary
Based on unproduced episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, this new novel features Asajj Ventress, former Sith apprentice turned bounty hunter and one of the great antiheroines in Star Wars history.

The only way to bring down the Sith’s most dangerous warrior may be to join forces with the dark side.

In the war for control of the galaxy between the armies of the dark side and the Republic, former Jedi Master turned ruthless Sith Lord Count Dooku has grown ever more brutal in his tactics. Despite the powers of the Jedi and the military prowess of their clone army, the sheer number of fatalities is taking a terrible toll. And when Dooku orders the massacre of a flotilla of helpless refugees, the Jedi Council feels it has no choice but to take drastic action: targeting the man responsible for so many war atrocities, Count Dooku himself.

But the ever-elusive Dooku is dangerous prey for even the most skilled hunter. So the council makes the bold decision to bring both sides of the Force’s power to bear – pairing brash Jedi Knight Quinlan Vos with infamous one-time Sith acolyte Asajj Ventress. Though Jedi distrust for the cunning killer who once served at Dooku’s side still runs deep, Ventress’ hatred for her former master runs deeper. She’s more than willing to lend her copious talents as a bounty hunter – and assassin – to Vos’ quest.

Together Ventress and Vos are the best hope for eliminating Dooku – as long as the emerging feelings between them don’t compromise their mission. But Ventress is determined to have her retribution and at last let go of her dark Sith past. Balancing the complicated emotions she feels for Vos with the fury of her warrior’s spirit, she resolves to claim victory on all fronts – a vow that will be mercilessly tested by her deadly enemy… and her own doubt.

©2015 Christie Golden (P)2015 Random House Audio