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Snoodely

Snoodely Santa Barbara, CA United States Member Since 2009
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  • "Reluctant Assassin"

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    Meet Gabriel Allon, reluctant assassin. "The Kill Artist," published in 2000, introduces us to Daniel Silva's popular Gabriel Allon series. Yes, the series gets better as it progresses: "The Kill Artist" is not its best entry. In fact, I think that each entry gets better than the last one, reflecting the growing skill of the author. None-the-less, I still recommend that anyone wishing to listen to the subsequent Gabriel Allon novels should start here, with "The Kill Artist," and then listen to the novels in sequence. The Gabriel Allon character has a lot of complexity, as do the plots of all his adventures. Although Daniel Silva does a good job summarizing all that you need to know for each successive episode, you will still miss out on the richness of this series if you pick it up in the middle. (In fact, I did just that, not knowing any better at the time. Now, I am enjoying going back and listening to the series in the proper order ... and getting so much more out of it than I did the first time 'round.)

    Author Daniel Silva is a pretty complex character, himself. Raised in a devoutly Catholic family, he converted to Judaism in adulthood, as a result of his marriage. Now he writes compelling novels about an Israeli Mossad assassin (although, curiously, the Mossad is never mentioned in any of his Gabriel Allon novels -- it is just called "the Office"), in which we learn more than we may have ever wanted to know about the Holocaust, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, international politics, and recent world history. Whether or not these novels suit one's taste in fiction, one cannot deny the deep, penetrating intelligence and profound, cynical knowledge of world events and human nature that emanates from all of Daniel Silva's novels. As some previous reviewers have noted, "The Kill Artist" has some pretty dark aspects to it -- don't buy it for light escape fiction -- but it does offer some intriguing, disturbing, and surprisingly fair-minded insights into current headlines and the human psychology behind them.

    George Guidall, as always, does an excellent job narrating "The Kill Artist." He has a lovely, warm, mature voice, that he can adapt into many different characters, including female characters. Although he draws some of his accents from his "generic" bag, he uses a pretty credible French accent for this audiobook.

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    The Kill Artist

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    • By Daniel Silva
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    After the assassination of his wife and son, Gabriel Allon retires from his brutal anti-terrorist career and loses himself in his previous cover job: art restoration. But when Tariq al-Hourani, the Palestinian terrorist responsible for his family’s death, begins a killing spree designed to destroy Middle East peace talks, Gabriel once again slips into the shadowy world of international intrigue. In a global game of hide-and-seek, the motives of Gabriel and Tariq soon become more personal than political.

    Snoodely says: "Reluctant Assassin"
  • "'Delusions of Adequacy'"

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    First, I think that I should tell you why you might 𝙣o𝙩 want to purchase "The Skorpion Directive," as this novel will not suit everyone. Don't buy this audiobook if you have not yet listened its Micah Dalton series predecessors -- starting with "The Echelon Vendetta" (2007) -- because you will miss out on the continuity and some of the allusions. Secondly, don't buy this audiobook if you object to right-wing proselytizing. Yes, David Stone has a right-of-center political stance ... but, then, so do Tom Clancy, Patrick Robinson, Stephen Hunter, and most of the other Military Thriller writers. I consider myself to have pretty liberal sensibilities -- and I am sticking to them! -- but I would regret missing out on these writers who, despite their right-wing stances, offer us some pretty exciting stories. Stone, in particular, is not only a good story-teller, but also a surprisingly good writer. Some of his descriptions qualify as poetry ... but he does proselytize:

    "Here, at the end of my life, I've come to realize that the only reliable law is the law of unintended consequences. This new administration [referring to the Obama administration], for the most part, is neither stupid nor blindly partisan ... although some of the younger staffers at the White House seem to think it clever to act like junkyard dogs, as if political combat were the same as actual combat. But, then, when the young Turks in any new government aren't prating to their elders, they're preening in their shaving mirrors. They all share the same delusions of adequacy. The previous administration persuaded itself that it had the power to impose a kind of Junior-League Republicanism on murderous tribal theocracies. The new one imagines that it can impose the asinine Marcusian sophistries of Norm Chompsky and the Harvard faculty of humanities on the people of America; as if Socialism had not already been tried many times before, only to collapse in ruins -- frequently very bloody ruins. And God only knows what sort of grotesque ideological calliope the next army of enthusiasts will ride in on, horns blatting and banners ablaze. My consolation is that I'll probably not be around when the wheels fall off again."

    In his Micah Dalton series, Stone consistently pursues an agenda: The C.I.A. should be allowed to do its job, unencumbered with liberal fetters. He makes a pretty good case for this agenda, showing through Micah Dalton's tribulations how the C.I.A. agents are hampered by government restrictions. In his Micah Dalton series, Stone has Dalton endure some hair-raising, terrifyingly realistic adventures. Don't buy 𝙖𝙣𝙮 of Stone's Micah Dalton audiobooks if graphic descriptions of violence make you queazy.

    The narrator of "The Skorpion Directive," Jason Culp, has a slightly odd voice, but very good acting skills. He has many voices and accents at his command to distinguish all the characters from one another. I would recommend "The Skorpion Directive" to anyone who enjoys the Military Thriller genre, with the above-mentioned caveats.

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    The Skorpion Directive: A Micah Dalton Thriller

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    In Vienna for a top-secret meeting with ex-Mossad agent Issadore Galan, Micah Dalton senses that something is very wrong on the streets of the Ring District. Dalton's aggressive response to enemy surveillance makes him the target of a complex plot with the potential to shatter America's strategic alliances with the rest of the civilized world.

    Robert says: "Stone delivers another excellent adventure "
  • "Fun and intrigue"

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    I love it when an author can present a far-fetched story that provides such entertainment that we willingly suspend disbelief for the fun of the ride. Although Baldacci may have fetched afar for this plot, he keeps us gladly reading. I think he must have a knack, because normally when unskilled authors try that trick, I go, "Oh, please!" But, in this case, when presented with the prospect of a former C.I.A. assassin reduced to willing poverty and anonymous, underground activism, I go, "Yeah? Tell me more!" We keep rooting for this rag-tag band of aging misfits -- the eponymous Camel Club -- all the way through the book, as they uncover the truth. Plus, this story provides us some scary insights into how our government (probably any government) works, and how decisions are made behind the scenes. By the time we see the news in the media, we can forget about any grain of truth concealed therein.

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    The Camel Club

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    • By David Baldacci
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    It exists at the fringes of Washington, D.C., has no power, and consists solely of four eccentric and downtrodden members whom society has forgotten. Their simple goal is to find the "truth" behind their country's actions.

    Alex says: "The Good, Bad, and the So-So"
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A Peek at shelley's Bookshelf

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shelley's greatest hits:
  • Jet, Book 1

    "Good Quick Light and Entertaining"

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    Would you listen to Jet, Book 1 again? Why?

    Maybe, Good fast paced light listening.


    Which character – as performed by Braden Wright – was your favorite?

    I thought Braden Wright did a great job narrating especially since the protagonist is a woman.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I think I did, but this was also a relatively short book compared to most of the ones I listen to.


    Any additional comments?

    Very good, fast paced, lots of action and around the globe thrills. The only thing I would have liked is if the author had fleshed out the characters a little more. He does give some background to Jet and her relationship with her boss but that was minimal. For the most I did enjoy this, certainly worth the $ and have already purchased the 2nd in the series.

  • The Toymaker

    "Great book"

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    Where does The Toymaker rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is a really good book. It is reminiscent of Brett Battles Jonathan Quinn series.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    This book is full of action from the very beginning a few surprises, a bit predictable at times but for the most part very good.


    What about Scott Brick’s performance did you like?

    Scott Brock could read the phone book and make it exciting!


    Any additional comments?

    I look forward to my next purchase which will be the third in this series Breach of Power.

  • Breach of Power

    "Now one of my New Favorite Authors"

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    If you could sum up Breach of Power in three words, what would they be?

    Action. Suspense. Fast-paced.


    What does Scott Brick bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Again , Scott Brick brings life to any story.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a really good follow up to "The Toymaker". I have listened to all three in the series consecutively and can not wait for Chuck Barrett to write another. I figured out the mystery about 1/2 way through but the ride to the end was thrilling

  • Graveyard of Memories: John Rain, Book 8

    "Kudos to Eisler for some real life lessons here"

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    What did you love best about Graveyard of Memories?

    Barry Eisler deserves an award for the subplot in this book. Being the parent of physically disabled daughters I was blown away by his interpretation and insight into the difficulties and obstacles (environmental and human) that block the lives of those with disabilities. I was also very impressed with him for having John Rain fall in love with her and go out of his way to convince her that there was nothing wrong with her and show her that she was still desirable. The main plot for me was almost secondary, and I do not read chic lit! I will say though that the thriller part of this story was fantastic as well. I liked the way it was written in the first person, as a mature adult reflecting on his life.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Graveyard of Memories?

    The first love scene between Rain and Sayaka AND the scene where Rain dressed as a monk revealed to his CIA contact that he was indeed still alive. But I think the one I will never forget was when he was stealing the body from the morgue and had to hide while a hospital employee came in for their own rather sick pleasures. Afterwards he thinks to himself that he was glad he only had to hear it and not see otherwise he would have had to bleach his eyes. I have never laughed so hard while listening to a book.


    What about Barry Eisler’s performance did you like?

    PERFECT! Don't know how he would be with another author's work but he reads his own flawlessly. I'm a fan!


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  • "I have yet to be disappointed"

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    Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp is something that I look forward to. I have not been disappointed yet. I love the George Guidall's narration.

    I listen to these books to be entertained. That is what they do... entertain me!

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    The Last Man: A Novel

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    The four dead guards didn’t concern Mitch Rapp as much as the absence of the man they’d been paid to protect. Joe Rickman wasn’t just another foot soldier. For the last eight years Rickman had ran the CIA’s clandestine operations in Afghanistan. It was a murky job that involved working with virtually every disreputable figure in the Islamic Republic. More than a quarter billion dollars in cash had passed through Rickman’s hands during his tenure as the master of black ops and no one with a shred of sense wanted to know the details of how that money had been spent.

    K says: "Couldn't be better...except"

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UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Tom Hiddleston

    Octopussy and the Living Daylights and Other Stories

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    Four stories that showcase Bond at his very best. In Octopussy, a talented but wayward British major pays a high price when his wartime past catches up with him, while in The Property of a Lady, a Fabergé egg leads Bond to a KGB spy. In The Living Daylights, Bond has a perilous rendezvous in sniper's alley, and 007 in New York (read by Lucy Fleming) sees him sent to America to warn an ex-MI6 operative about a dangerous liaison. Contains an exclusive bonus interview with Tom Hiddleston.

  • 4.4 (5365 ratings)
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UNABRIDGED) by Vince Flynn Narrated by George Guidall

    American Assassin

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    Before he was considered a CIA superagent, before he was thought of as a terrorists worst nightmare, and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world . . . and then tragedy struck.

    Lesley says: "Flynn never disappoints"
  • 4.3 (4487 ratings)
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UNABRIDGED) by Nelson DeMille Narrated by Scott Brick

    The Lion's Game

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    To survive in a game with no rules at all, John Corey must invent a strategy that includes no luck at all. He and the Anti-Terrorist Task Force must stop "The Lion," an alleged Libyan terrorist with the instincts of a wild animal, the bloodlust of a carnivore, and the boldness and speed of a cat of prey.

    CoCo says: "Excellent and engaging"
  • 4.5 (3734 ratings)
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UNABRIDGED) by Vince Flynn Narrated by George Guidall

    Consent to Kill

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    For years, Mitch Rapp's bold actions have saved the lives of countless Americans. His battles for peace and freedom have made him a hero to many, and an enemy to countless more. In the tangled, duplicitous world of espionage, there are those, even among America's allies, who want to see Mitch Rapp eliminated. They have decided the time has come.

    Timothy says: "One of the Best Stories I've Ever Heard"
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UNABRIDGED) by Tom Clancy, Mark Greaney Narrated by Lou Diamond Phillips

    Threat Vector

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    Jack Ryan has only just moved back into the Oval Office when he is faced with a new international threat. An aborted coup in the People's Republic of China has left President Wei Zhen Lin with no choice but to agree with the expansionist policies of General Su Ke Quiang. They have declared the South China Sea a protectorate and are planning an invasion of Taiwan. The Ryan administration is determined to thwart China’s ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high as a new breed of powerful Chinese anti-ship missiles endanger the US Navy's plans to protect the island.

    Jean says: "Spies and a counter espionage"
  • 4.4 (3435 ratings)
    The Last Man: A Novel (






UNABRIDGED) by Vince Flynn Narrated by George Guidall

    The Last Man: A Novel

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    The four dead guards didn’t concern Mitch Rapp as much as the absence of the man they’d been paid to protect. Joe Rickman wasn’t just another foot soldier. For the last eight years Rickman had ran the CIA’s clandestine operations in Afghanistan. It was a murky job that involved working with virtually every disreputable figure in the Islamic Republic. More than a quarter billion dollars in cash had passed through Rickman’s hands during his tenure as the master of black ops and no one with a shred of sense wanted to know the details of how that money had been spent.

    K says: "Couldn't be better...except"
  • 4.5 (2665 ratings)
    Memorial Day (






UNABRIDGED) by Vince Flynn Narrated by George Guidall

    Memorial Day

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    It's just seven days before Memorial Day, and a spike in CIA intelligence has pointed to a major terrorist attack on the United States. Now it's up to counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp to pull out all the stops. Rapp immediately leaves for Afghanistan, where he leads a special forces unit on a daring commando raid across the border into a remote Pakistani village. Their target: an al-Qaeda stronghold. Rapp and his team soon discover plans for a catastrophic nuclear attack on Washington, DC.

    Guy says: "Flynn's best Mitch Rapp Book"
  • First to Kill (






UNABRIDGED) by Andrew Peterson Narrated by Dick Hill

    First to Kill

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    When you're the best at what you do, it's not always easy to walk away. Nathan McBride was retired. The trained Marine sniper and covert CIA operative had put the violence of his former life behind him. But not anymore. A deep-cover FBI agent has disappeared along with one ton of powerful Semtex explosive, enough to unleash a disaster of international proportions. The U.S. government has no choice but to coax Nathan out of retirement.

    Ed says: "Sniper thriller par excellence"
  • Tom Clancy Support and Defend: A Campus Novel (






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    Tom Clancy Support and Defend: A Campus Novel

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    Dominic Caruso. Nephew of President Jack Ryan. FBI agent and operator for The Campus, a top secret intelligence agency that works off the books for the U.S. government. Already scarred by the death of his brother, Caruso is devastated when he can't save a friend and his family from a terrorist attack. Ethan Ross was a mid-level staffer for the National Security Council. Now he's a wanted fugitive on the run with a microdrive that contains enough information to wreck American intelligence efforts around the world.

    Buffalogal says: "Curb your expectations!"
  • The Heist (






UNABRIDGED) by Daniel Silva Narrated by George Guidall

    The Heist

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    Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled listeners with 16 thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back - from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East. His brilliant creation, Gabriel Allon - art restorer, assassin, spy - has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents, including George Smiley, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne, and Simon Templar.

    Brian says: "If new to Daniel Silva, great book. Otherwise..."
  • The Target (






UNABRIDGED) by David Baldacci Narrated by Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy

    The Target

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    The president knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel. Together, Robie and Reel's talents as assassins are unmatched. But there are some in power who don't trust the pair.

    L.W. says: "Several Stories in One Book..So Good!"
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UNABRIDGED) by Mark Gimenez Narrated by Buck Schirner

    The Abduction

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    Ben Brice lives alone in the New Mexico wilderness where he battles memories of Vietnam with oceans of Jim Beam. Miles away in Texas, his estranged son, John, an internet geek-turned-billionaire, half watches his daughter Gracie’s soccer game while conducting business on his cell phone. When her mother Elizabeth arrives, the coach reports that her uncle has already collected Gracie. But Gracie has no uncle - she was kidnapped.

    R. Warren says: "Entertaining Story, Disappointing Narration"
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UNABRIDGED) by Ward Larsen Narrated by Luke Daniels

    Assassin's Game

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    David Slaton has a good life. He has a new wife and a house in the Virginia suburbs. But he also has a dark past. Slaton is a former kidon, the most lethal Israeli assassin ever created. After decades of work, a brilliant scientist has taken Iran to the threshold of its dream - a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile. Mossad must eliminate the man, but with a spy lurking high in its ranks there is only one option: bring back Slaton.

  • Threat Vector (






UNABRIDGED) by Tom Clancy, Mark Greaney Narrated by Lou Diamond Phillips

    Threat Vector

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    Jack Ryan has only just moved back into the Oval Office when he is faced with a new international threat. An aborted coup in the People's Republic of China has left President Wei Zhen Lin with no choice but to agree with the expansionist policies of General Su Ke Quiang. They have declared the South China Sea a protectorate and are planning an invasion of Taiwan. The Ryan administration is determined to thwart China’s ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high as a new breed of powerful Chinese anti-ship missiles endanger the US Navy's plans to protect the island.

    Jean says: "Spies and a counter espionage"
  • American Assassin (






UNABRIDGED) by Vince Flynn Narrated by George Guidall

    American Assassin

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    Before he was considered a CIA superagent, before he was thought of as a terrorists worst nightmare, and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world . . . and then tragedy struck.

    Lesley says: "Flynn never disappoints"
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  • The First Commandment (






UNABRIDGED) by Brad Thor Narrated by George Guidall

    The First Commandment

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    When the president of the United States is blackmailed into releasing five detainees from Guantanamo Bay, a sadistic assassin with a vendetta years in the making is reactivated. Suddenly, the people closest to counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath are being targeted and he realizes that somehow, somewhere he has left the wrong person alive. With his life plunged into absolute peril, and the president ordering him to stay out of the investigation, Harvath must mount his own covert plan for revenge.

    Tara says: "Went Fast"
  • Rainbow Six (






UNABRIDGED) by Tom Clancy Narrated by Michael Prichard

    Rainbow Six

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    Ex-Navy SEAL John Clark is the newly named head of Rainbow, an international task force dedicated to combating terrorism. In a trial by fire, he must stop a terrorist group of men and women so extreme that their success could literally mean the end of life on earth as we know it.

    Brodie says: "Tom Clancy (Top Cat)"
  • Ballistic: A Gray Man Novel (






UNABRIDGED) by Mark Greaney Narrated by Jay Snyder

    Ballistic: A Gray Man Novel

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    Ex-CIA assassin Court Gentry thought he could find refuge living in the Amazon rain forest. But his bloody past finds him when a vengeful Russian crime lord forces him to go on the run once again. Court makes his way to one of the only men in the world he can trust - and arrives too late. His friend is dead and buried. Years before, Eddie Gamboa had saved Court's life. Now, Eddie has been murdered by the notorious Mexican drug cartel he fought to take down. And Court soon finds himself drawn into a war he never wanted.

    Jean says: "Action Packed"
  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond, Book 11 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by David Tennant

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond, Book 11

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    In his Alpine base, Blofeld is developing biological weapons that will devastate Britain. Unaware of the danger, James Bond is about to marry Teresa di Vicenzo, the daughter of a Corsican Mafioso. But then he is sent to Switzerland. Bond's marriage and Blofeld's schemes disintegrate in a blizzard of gunfire and high-explosives from which neither man emerges the victor.

  • The Brotherhood of the Red Nile: A Terrorist Perspective (






UNABRIDGED) by Dan Perkins Narrated by Bill Keeton

    The Brotherhood of the Red Nile: A Terrorist Perspective

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Dan Perkins
    • Narrated By Bill Keeton
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    As he reached the first step, he used his flashlight again, looking for trip wires, but didn't see any. He started slowly and deliberately climbing the stairs. One step closer, and he saw a pile of sticks of dynamite. He did the math and realized that if they went off, there wouldn't be anything left of the house, and certainly not of him.

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond, Book 11 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by David Tennant

    On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond, Book 11

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By David Tennant
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    In his Alpine base, Blofeld is developing biological weapons that will devastate Britain. Unaware of the danger, James Bond is about to marry Teresa di Vicenzo, the daughter of a Corsican Mafioso. But then he is sent to Switzerland. Bond's marriage and Blofeld's schemes disintegrate in a blizzard of gunfire and high-explosives from which neither man emerges the victor.

  • Hunter: Crossfire, Book 2 (






UNABRIDGED) by Gennita Low Narrated by Kevin Foley

    Hunter: Crossfire, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Gennita Low
    • Narrated By Kevin Foley
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    Hawk McMillan, SEAL commander, is on a lone mission. To get close to Dragan Dilaver, a Kosovo kingpin involved in drugs and arms-rafficking, Hawk helped him escape from Asia and return to his former country of Yugoslavia. Now Hawk has to discover where certain weapons have been dropped for Dilaver over the diverse regions of Montenegro, Macedonia, and Albania - not an easy task for someone unfamiliar with the territory.

  • For Your Eyes Only, and Other Stories: James Bond, Book 8 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Samuel West

    For Your Eyes Only, and Other Stories: James Bond, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Samuel West
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    When sudden emergencies arise, James Bond is there to meet them. Whether dealing with the assassination of a Cuban thug in America, the destruction of an international heroin ring, or a mysterious death in the Seychelles, 007 gets the job done in his own unmistakable style.

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  • Casino Royale: James Bond, Book 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Dan Stevens

    Casino Royale: James Bond, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Dan Stevens
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    For James Bond and the British Secret Service, the stakes couldn't be higher. 007's mission is to neutralize the Russian operative Le Chiffre by ruining him at the baccarat table, forcing his Soviet masters to "retire" him. When Le Chiffre hits a losing streak, Bond discovers his luck is in - that is, until he meets Vesper Lynd, a glamorous agent who might yet prove to be his downfall. This audiobook includes an exclusive bonus interview with Dan Stevens.

  • From Russia with Love: James Bond, Book 5 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Toby Stephens

    From Russia with Love: James Bond, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Toby Stephens
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    James Bond is targeted for elimination by SMERSH, and the malevolent Colonel Rosa Klebb has set a trap in Istanbul. The bait is the Spektor decoding machine, which is to be delivered by the irresistible Tatiana Romanova. The assassin is Red Grant, a psychopath who has defected from the West. Bond and Tatiana become pawns in a game of cross and double-cross that reaches its deadly finale on the Orient Express.

  • Moonraker: James Bond, Book 3 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Bill Nighy

    Moonraker: James Bond, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Bill Nighy
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    The Moonraker project has a millionaire backer, the war hero Sir Hugo Drax - a man who, it seems, cheats at cards. With a ballistic rocket at stake, Sir Hugo's exposure could threaten Britain's latest defense system, so James Bond is asked to investigate. Moving from London's most exclusive gambling club to a missile silo on the Channel coast, 007 and his Special Branch assistant, Gala Brand, discover there's more to Drax than meets the eye.

  • Live and Let Die: James Bond, Book 2 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Rory Kinnear

    Live and Let Die: James Bond, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Rory Kinnear
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    When 007 goes to Harlem,it's not just for the jazz. This is the kingdom of Mr. Big, master of crime,voodoo baron, and partner in SMERSH's grim company of death. Those Mr. Big cannotpossess he crushes - like his beautiful prisoner, Solitaire, and her would-besaviors James Bond and Agency man Felix Leiter. All three are marked out asvictims in a trail of terror, treachery, and torture that leads from New York'sunderworld to the shark-infested island in the sun that Mr. Big calls his own.

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  • Dr. No: James Bond, Book 6 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Hugh Quarshie

    Dr. No: James Bond, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Hugh Quarshie
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    M thinks he has an easy case for 007. Exactly what’s needed after his latest near-fatal encounter with SMERSH. However, arriving in Jamaica to look for a missing agent and his secretary, Bond learns that the reclusive Dr. Julius No could be connected with their disappearance. When Bond and the exotic Honeychile Rider are imprisoned on Dr. No's private island, they realize that his plans could threaten international security.

  • The Spy Who Loved Me: James Bond, Book 10 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Rosamund Pike

    The Spy Who Loved Me: James Bond, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Rosamund Pike
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    When 007 turns up at a sleepy American backwoods motel, it doesn't take him long to realize that Vivienne Michel is in a tight spot, and that Sol Horror and Sluggsy Morant are hardened killers bent on destruction. Escaping from a past she doesn't want to relive, Viv turns to James Bond to save her.

  • The Man with the Golden Gun: James Bond, Book 13 (






UNABRIDGED) by Ian Fleming Narrated by Kenneth Branagh

    The Man with the Golden Gun: James Bond, Book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Kenneth Branagh
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    If you try to assassinate your boss - even though brainwashed at the time - you must pay the price. To redeem himself James Bond is sent to kill one of the most lethal hit men in the world … Paco "Pistols" Scaramanga. In the sultry heat of Jamaica, 007 infiltrates his target's criminal cooperative - only to find that Scaramanga's bullets are laced with snake venom. When the end comes, every shot will count.