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The Athena Project Audiobook

The Athena Project: A Thriller

Tucked away in a remote corner of North Carolina's Fort Bragg, behind rows of razor wire and heavily armed guards, lies the headquarters of the nation's most elite counter-terrorism unit - the United States Army's 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta. Here, a brilliant new approach to combating terrorism has just been born. Its codename: The Athena Project.
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Publisher's Summary

Tucked away in a remote corner of North Carolina's Fort Bragg, behind rows of razor wire and heavily armed guards, lies the headquarters of the nation's most elite counter-terrorism unit: the United States Army's 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta. Here, a brilliant new approach to combating terrorism has just been born. Its codename: The Athena Project.

The novels will follow an elite team of female warriors from their recruitment as top-level athletes, through their training, to their deployment on some of the most exciting and dangerous international assignments the fiction world has ever seen.

Brad Thor's listeners will be electrified as he employs his vast knowledge of covert operations and military intrigue to bring to life his most heart-pounding, globe-trotting thrillers yet.

©2010 Brad Thor (P)2010 Simon & Schuster Inc.

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    Dennis 03-05-16
    Dennis 03-05-16 Member Since 2007
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    "Great read."

    We need more Athena team books. I love the tough and smart lady Delta team.

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    Graham 02-22-16
    Graham 02-22-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Disappointed "

    I've read many / almost all of Brad Thor's work and while in any books of this genre you need to ignore the significant incorporation of actions which defy belief that was not the problem with the Athena Project. Of course the usual suspending belief was there.

    The problem was with the endless petty dialogue between the heroines about romance or lack of it, men or lack of them, their mutual fan club for each other's good looks, etc.

    These are supposed to be an elite hit squad on a mission to save life as we know it, but still the corny female gossip and chit chat can't take a break.

    l stuck with it but definitely would not recommend it.

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    Robert 02-18-16
    Robert 02-18-16 Member Since 2010
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    "who wrote this?"
    What would have made The Athena Project better?

    the story is absolutely beyond reason. Action sections very unrealistic. My wife would find it degrading to women. I have read many of his books and this is by far the worst. It must have been a filler and after thought for the series. Now I am not sure about reading the remaining books.


    What could Brad Thor have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Stayed with the series.


    Any additional comments?

    Story reads like a comic book of super Herod. I don not know what happened as I have enjoyed his other books.

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    Susan Boyd Kerman, CA 11-25-15
    Susan Boyd Kerman, CA 11-25-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Charlies angels"

    Brad Thor has been better. This was a bit like Charlies Angels on steroids. The story seemed fragmented.

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    Horace Friend NY, NY USA 08-08-15
    Horace Friend NY, NY USA 08-08-15 Member Since 2011

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    "Great but..."

    The natrator and the story are GREAT. but too much sexual innuendos from the ladies.

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    Amazon Customer 06-18-15
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    "This story could d have been much better."

    This was a laborious exercise compared to hos other books and those of his Contemporaries.

    The narrorator, while having a nice voice and plating the parts well, was a bit too soothing. Better suited to bedtime stories and meditation.

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    PointTeacher 05-14-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Great Read"

    Enjoyable. I think the ending was too quick. Not as much detail as the rest of the story almost an..."okay let me end this now" feel. It tied it up, but it was weak. Not throw the book away weak...just a come on, you've done better.

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    Amazon Customer Seattle Washington 04-06-15
    Amazon Customer Seattle Washington 04-06-15 Member Since 2011

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    "The Athena Project"

    Characters not believable, plot thin, readers did not hold interest . Sorry I waisted my money on it. I purchase because of the author but this one fails meet expectations.

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    Audrey 04-01-15
    Audrey 04-01-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Great story, interesting characters, entertaining"

    I enjoyed reading about the interesting group of characters. The author did a great job with character development. The narrator did a good job with the recording. I look forward to reading more in this series. The book was DEFINITELY with the credit used to download the story.

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    jgkeegan 03-30-15
    jgkeegan 03-30-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Worst ever"

    Terrible, boring, sexist. Worst audible book I have purchased in more than a decade. Don't bother.

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