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Viewing Entry - The ultimatum (E14687)
by Robards, Karen.

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TitleThe ultimatum : Guardian, book 1
Author / Responsible partyRobards, Karen.
GenreSuspense stories.
TopicsSuspense stories. Fathers and daughters -- Fiction. Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction. Private security services -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


Growing up, Bianca St. Ives knew she was different from all her friends. Instead of playing hopscotch or combing her dolls' hair, she studied martial arts with sensei masters and dismantled explosives with special-ops retirees. Her father prepped her well to carry on the family business. Now a striking beauty with fierce skills, the prodigy has surpassed the master. She's known as the Guardian. Running a multinational firm with her father, she makes a living swindling con men out of money they stole-and she's damn good at it. She does things on her own terms. But her latest gig had a little hiccup-if you count two hundred million dollars and top secret government documents going missing as little. Her father also died on the mission. The thing is, the US government doesn't believe he's really dead. They'll stop at nothing to capture Richard St. Ives, a high-value target and someone who has been on most-wanted lists all over the world for over two decades, and they mean to use Bianca as bait. With only a fellow criminal for backup and her life on the line, it's up to Bianca to uncover the terrifying truth behind what really happened.and set it right, before it's too late.

Additional Information

System control numberE14687
Original Print PublisherLondon : Hodder & Stoughton, 2017.
Series statementBook 1 of the Guardian series
Series statement (Book 1 of Series Title)Book 1 of the Guardian series
Narrator NameJulia Whelan.
Participant or performer noteJulia Whelan.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator