Edited by number-one New York Times best-selling author David Baldacci and including stories by Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, and more, this one-of-a-kind anthology pulls together the most-beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today. Worlds collide!
In an unprecedented collaboration, 23 of the world’s best-selling and most critically acclaimed thriller writers have paired their series characters - such as Harry Bosch, Jack Reacher, and Lincoln Rhyme - in an 11-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW). All of the contributors to FaceOff are ITW members and the stories feature these dynamic duos:
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I loved this book because I knew several of the characters and this was a great way to introduce me to new authors! The stories were great and the pairing of the characters were excellent. I truly enjoyed the short stories and the new characters....which I have all ready bought 3 books from 2 new authors I was introduced by thid book. I hope to see a Faceoff 2!
This collection is a good way to experience the different writing and story telling styles of some best selling thrill writers. Most of of the stories were entertaining but not great. The excellent narrators made the listening time fly by. Recommended for readers who'd like a survey of some big-name writers in this genre.
I would definitely listen to FaceOff again. The short stories are prefect for listening in the car. Each is about 30 minutes but you may find yourself driving farther just to listen more!
I had read novels by many of these authors but it was great seeing the characters united: Cotton Malone with Gray Peirce, Jack Reacher with Nick Heller, Lincoln Rhyme with Lucas Davenport.....
This collection uses several narrators and all performed wonderfully. I loved the narrator for Michael Quinn vs. Repairman Jack. He made me think I was definitely in N'awlins.
I definitely could not stop!
I have literally a few thousand audible books, I have Parkinson's, always an avid reader. I tend toward horror, paranormal, love Vampires .
I have put off listening to this one . I don't usually like short stories . But after reading the description and authors again, well I listened to the whole book yesterday. I loved all the stories except for 2 . Not bad . Overall a wonderful ,scary, and exciting book for thrill seekers !
Great idea to have iconic characters from different authors in the same story. Very easy and interesting listen. The readers kept my attention through all the different stories.
The best was saved for last. The rest were in the mediocre to "I-saw-that-coming-a-mile-away". I always fall for these and hope that some day one will really be worth the listen from start to finish.
i was a little disappointed i. the stories because they were "too short". right when I was finally getting into the story it would abruptly end.
Although there are a lot of authors I like, this series of short stories is a hard listen due to extensive narrative between stories by the talented Baldacci.
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