No, I would consider them equal. Armand does an amazing job portraying the characters in a very creative manner.
Yes, it was active, engaging, and not completely predictable
Armand Schultz's performance on these Brad Thor book are by far better than any of the other performers. Other performers mispronounce words and don't truly catch the emotion behind the characters.
The story was exceptional. Scary as well. I have turned off my location. Reading this book and getting an email from my job requesting me to fill out a personal survey... I was like why? Do you know anyone can find this...they are listening to our conversations. Lol. I'm certain the capabilities exist. Such a thrilling way to tell this tech tale. Loved the increased background and relationship with Nicklaus, the Troll. The story is intriguing and such a great combination of old and new spy techniques. The plots were unnerving. I could not stop listening. I had to know what was next. There were times I yelled at my phone as if I was watching TV. Love the reader. Getting ready to read the next one.
Taught. Interesting, viable domestic threat.
Narration is good although Guidal is preferred.
If you like Horvath, you'll enjoy this one.
Scary that most, if not all, of this has already happened. We're always under surveillance by our own government. It almost makes you a little paranoid.
...in short, everything you've come to expect from a Brad Thor novel. Scot Harvath takes on the surveillance state years before the devastating revelations about the NSA. As usual, Thor is one step ahead of the headlines.
I haven't read the print version so I can't comment on this.
I have listened to Schultz narrate several of Thor's novels. In my opinion, this was one of his better performances. He's not my favorite, but this was much easier to listen to than earlier Thor novels.
Thor is doing a good job of writing "faction" and incorporating real world activities into his plots. Nice to see Harvath developing into a more mature operative.
Another great Brad Thor book with every you need and more to keep you listening, even in the driveway. It was great to see "the Troll" become more real, more human. I love to hear the interview at the end for a peak inside both the author and reader's ideas and inspiration behind the theme.
Only criticism is a minor one. As a long time Brad Thor fan, I sometimes got frustrated when the story paused to describe, in detail, characters from past stories.