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3.25 out of 53.25 out of 53.25 out of 53.25 out of 53.25 out of 5 3.25 (4 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Brent Ghelfi Narrator: Stephen Hoye Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Volk Series Release Date: July 2008 ISBN: 9781400177622
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An international cabal drives Volk back to blood-soaked Chechnya, where he confronts an old nemesis and reunites with his lost love in this gripping sequel to the acclaimed series debut. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Volk is less Arkady Renko than a Russian Jack Reacher, making Volk’s Shadow as noir as a winter night in Saint Petersburg.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “Mesmerizing…Crisp characterization and strong visual prose keep the story moving to its harrowing climax.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Narrator Stephen Hoye handles the intrigue well and displays his wide-ranging vocal abilities with realistic Eastern European accents.”


  • “Ghelfi [is] a master at painting a modern Russia so dark and scary that it would give Stalin pause…Quite thrilling.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Rob | 5/7/2010

    " Another adventure story of Alexei Volkovoy as he tries to survive in the Russian underworld. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Veach | 7/17/2009

    " A nice follow up to Volk's Game. I enjoy this author's complex multi-layering of subplots. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Amber | 1/21/2009

    " The story drags a bit but the characters are so intriguing you have to keep reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ami | 1/8/2008

    " This is a fantastic thriller. It got me through the deadly O'Hare-LaGuardia connection after Xmas, which is really saying something. "

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About the Author
Author Brent Ghelfi

Brent Ghelfi is the author of the critically acclaimed Shadow of the Wolf and The Venona Cable as well as Volk’s Game, which was nominated by the International Thriller Writers for Best First Novel of 2007 and by Mystery News and Deadly Pleasures magazines for a Barry Award for Best Thriller.

About the Narrator

Stephen Hoye has worked as a professional actor in London and Los Angeles for more than thirty years. Trained at Boston University and the Guildhall in London, he has acted in television series and six feature films and has appeared in London’s West End. His audiobook narration has won him fifteen AudioFile Earphones Awards.