But unknown to the president and his lackeys, one unlikely witness saw everything. Trapped behind a two-way mirror in a country house in Maryland, Luther Whitney, a professional burglar, witnesses an event that destroys his faith in justice. By the time he escapes, pursued by two Secret Service agents, a young woman has been sexually assaulted and then shot dead. And a breathtaking cover-up has been set in motion.
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"A first-rate storyteller who grabs readers by their lapels right away and won't let go until they've finished his enthralling yarn." (Publishers Weekly)
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Love the fact Mark Strong can do all these voices! He is a great, truly underappreciated actor. He seamlessly switches accents between narrative and acting all the different roles.
The plot is the best Baldacci novel, made into a film, which this version more than holds its own against. It was an exceedingly entertaining listen which enlivened my commute.
"Abridged - a real shame"
A great performance, excellent story, what a shame that the only version on Audible was abridged. It just jumped to the end with all the expected suspense building parts cut.
"What a story. What a reader."
I definitely would on this occasion.
The pace and twist and turns.
They were ALL excellent, what a gifted actor he is.
No, but kept me gripped.
Congratulations to Mark Strong, a triumph.
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