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William

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, United States | Member Since 2007

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  • The Echelon Vendetta: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By David Stone
    • Narrated By Firdous Bamji
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (943)
    Performance
    (126)
    Story
    (126)

    When CIA "fixer" Micah Dalton's friend and mentor turns up dead, he's put on a collision course with a killer who has a penchant for intricate knife-work and Native American mysticism, a sadist who is killing ex-CIA agents. The victims are hard-nosed field men whose only link to one another seems to be a global surveillance operation called Echelon. The murders appear to be acts of retribution. But for what?

    Carmela08 says: "Excellent spy tale"
    "A New Great Author is Born"
    Overall

    This is my first review.

    As with other reviewers, I was saddened to learn there are no other books out by this author. If there were, I would have bought them all out and listened to every one of them.

    The story itself is just filled with characters, interesting plot turns, unique ideas and Dean Koontz-like otherworldly imagery that may or may not be real.

    This entire book makes you wonder how much the main character is experiencing or just imagining but that just makes it that much more intriguing.

    Althoug this book does not wrap all the loose ends (which I think is on purpose), it is incredibly satisfying and am hoping to hear more stories of Dalton in the future.

    Actually the best part of this audiobook is the voice of Firdous Bamji. The subjects in this book get incredibly dark, sometimes scary and definately gory. Bamji's wet, just-licked-my-lips-from-a-swig-of-scotch lips and deep voice lends to the dreamy and often very bloddy scenes. Once in a great while, you see a movie and say "the movie was actually better than the book". Here, I think the audiobook was better than the book because of Firdous.

    -Bill

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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