Stolen by Lucy Christopher audiobook

Stolen

By Lucy Christopher
Read by Emily Gray

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8.61 Hours 1
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Sixteen-year-old Gemma is on a layover at Bangkok Airport, headed to Vietnam with her parents. When she steps away for a moment, she encounters the slightly older and oddly familiar Ty. Charmed by this extremely handsome young man, Gemma allows him to pay for her coffee, which he secretly drugs. Her head swirling in confusion, Gemma is whisked away to Ty's remote house in the unforgiving Australian Outback. She soon learns that Ty has been obsessed with her for years, and he believes she will learn to love him, too. But Gemma is no easy target. Clever and brave, she plots her escape-even as her feelings toward her captor grow more sympathetic. This stunning debut novel from Australian author Lucy Christopher generated considerable buzz for its nonstop suspense and breathtaking imagery. The subtleties of Gemma's fluctuating emotions are skillfully portrayed through Emily Gray's narration.

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Summary

A 2011 ALA Best Book for Young Adults

A 2011 Michael L. Printz Award Finalist

Sixteen-year-old Gemma is on a layover at Bangkok Airport, headed to Vietnam with her parents. When she steps away for a moment, she encounters the slightly older and oddly familiar Ty. Charmed by this extremely handsome young man, Gemma allows him to pay for her coffee, which he secretly drugs. Her head swirling in confusion, Gemma is whisked away to Ty's remote house in the unforgiving Australian Outback. She soon learns that Ty has been obsessed with her for years, and he believes she will learn to love him, too. But Gemma is no easy target. Clever and brave, she plots her escape-even as her feelings toward her captor grow more sympathetic. This stunning debut novel from Australian author Lucy Christopher generated considerable buzz for its nonstop suspense and breathtaking imagery. The subtleties of Gemma's fluctuating emotions are skillfully portrayed through Emily Gray's narration.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Complicated and beautiful—this novel left me doubting my emotions and missing a place I'd never been.” Maggie Stiefvater, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“An emotionally raw thriller…a haunting account of captivity and the power of relationships.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Disturbing, heartbreaking, and beautiful all at once.” School Library Journal
“Has a veracity and immediacy that rivets the reader to the page. Fascinating, disturbing.” VOYA
“A complex psychological study that is also a tribute to the hypnotic beauty of the outback.” Booklist
“Taut suspense and a riveting plot in a haunting setting.” Kirkus Reviews
“All the tension of lightning, all the terror of thunder. A stunning, scary, and beautiful book.” John Marsden, author of the Tomorrow series
“An incredibly scary novel of teenage abduction…This book will test reader’s expectations—you think you know right from wrong, but in the world of Stolen there is no such thing as pure good or evil—just a confusing blur between obsession and need, love and total possession.” RT Book Reviews (4½ stars)

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Author Bio: Lucy Christopher

Author Bio: Lucy Christopher

Lucy Christopher’s novel Stolen was named a Printz Honor Book by the ALA and received England’s Branford Boase Award and Australia’s Golden Inky for best debut. She is also the author of Flyaway, a novel for younger readers. Lucy lives in Monmouth, Wales.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.61
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English