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  • Threat Vector

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Tom Clancy, Mark Greaney
    • Narrated By Lou Diamond Phillips
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3677)
    Performance
    (3219)
    Story
    (3234)

    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"
    "The old Clancy book is back"
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    Would you listen to Threat Vector again? Why?

    Threat Vector is a very contemporary story. Cyber warfare risks are very disturbing. The potential threats from a non-middle eastern government are thought provoking.

    The characters are engaging even if they are the "old gang".


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  • A Wanted Man: A Jack Reacher Novel, Book 17

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Lee Child
    • Narrated By Dick Hill
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2397)
    Performance
    (2049)
    Story
    (2039)

    Four people in a car, hoping to make Chicago by morning. An hour behind them, a man lies stabbed to death in an old pumping station. He was seen going in with two others, but he never came out. He has been executed, the knife work professional, the killers vanished. Within minutes, the police are notified. Within hours, the FBI descends, laying claim to the victim without ever saying who he was or why he was there. All Reacher wanted was a ride to Virginia. All he did was stick out his thumb. But he soon discovers he has hitched more than a ride.

    Bill says: "Wanted Man is Wanting ~ And I Want 14 Hours Back"
    "Just not up to Reacher's level"
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    What made the experience of listening to A Wanted Man the most enjoyable?

    I look forward and enjoy Reacher books- this one started slow and took a longer than usual time to get interesting.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    The ending had better potential than was displayed.


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

    Dick Hill Rocks- always enjoy his reading style.


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

    no


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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