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First to Kill Audiobook

First to Kill

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Publisher's Summary

When you're the best at what you do, it's not always easy to walk away. Nathan McBride was retired. The trained Marine sniper and covert CIA operative had put the violence of his former life behind him. But not anymore. A deep-cover FBI agent has disappeared along with one ton of powerful Semtex explosive, enough to unleash a disaster of international proportions.

The U.S. government has no choice but to coax Nathan out of retirement. He's the only man with the skills necessary to get the job done. But almost as soon as Nathan reluctantly accepts the assignment, he finds himself caught in the middle. On the one side is a ruthless adversary with a blood-chilling plan - and on the other are agents who will stop at nothing to see their own brand of justice done.

Also listen to the sequel, Forced to Kill.

©2008 Andrew Peterson; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"A high-powered thriller from a magnum-force writer." (David Dun, author of The Black Silent)

What Members Say

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    casey p. miller 09-14-15
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    "Action Packed"

    Great book some of the facts are a little off but, a great read. Nathan McBride tough at they come, bullets have the right of way!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Andrew A. Maglione Chapel Hill, NC 08-21-15
    Andrew A. Maglione Chapel Hill, NC 08-21-15 Member Since 2002

    SkyKing

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    Good story line, good plot. A lot of the time it was difficult to distinguish which character was speaking because they all sounded the same.

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    Jill 06-07-15
    Jill 06-07-15
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    "Excellent as expected"

    None stop attention grabbing story brought to life by an excellent narrator! Well worth the money and time! Buy it!!

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    Amazon Customer 05-29-15
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    "decent enough"

    decent enough story but very mechanical technical writing too much "I just happen to have training in " insert random emergency skill"

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    Matthew MacKinnon 05-19-15
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    "Entertaining but quite predictable"

    Entertaining but quite predictable, first time listening to a Andrew Peterson novel and it was good enough I'll probably listen to the next I the series.

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    Mike T. 05-16-15
    Mike T. 05-16-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Sniper action with likeable characters."
    What made the experience of listening to First to Kill the most enjoyable?

    Was not expecting to care about the characters in a "sniper action" novel. Pleasantly surprised that I did.


    What other book might you compare First to Kill to and why?

    Never read a sniper oriented novel before. Can't think of one. That's actually some kind of praise I think.


    What about Dick Hill’s performance did you like?

    Pleasant voice. Good pacing and timing in his reading. A bit weak reading female voices though. They all sort of sound alike.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    No.


    Any additional comments?

    Had this in my library for a long time. Glad I got around to reading it. Will read more of this series.

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    House of Rain 05-12-15
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    "Mediocre military story"

    I enjoy this genre but I found myself bored and fast forwarding through the slow parts in the beginning. The end was semi interesting.

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    Tim Tigner San Francisco Bay Area, CA United States 04-16-15
    Tim Tigner San Francisco Bay Area, CA United States 04-16-15 Member Since 2015

    Bestselling Author of Conspiracy Thrillers

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    "Absolutely Outstanding Debut Novel"

    If you're looking for a series to fill the Mitch Rapp void, you've just found one. Highly recommended to Mourning Vince Flynn fans.

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    T. J. Williams 03-26-15

    Closet Billonaire

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    "Totally STUPID story!!!"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Fiction is Fiction, but this book is too STUPID even for fiction. Absolutely, worse story one could imagine.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Andrew Peterson again?

    Not likely


    Would you be willing to try another one of Dick Hill’s performances?

    NO


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from First to Kill?

    Everything from the truck stop to the end of the story!!


    Any additional comments?

    Beyond stupid

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    John 03-13-15
    John 03-13-15 Member Since 2010
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    "a new jack reacher"

    I'm hooked on Nathan and his sodekick. can't wait to get into the next book. as always, sick hill is terrific.

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