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No Mercy Audiobook

No Mercy

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Publisher's Summary

No names. No Feds. No trace evidence. That's how Jonathan Grave operates. As a freelance specialist in covert rescues, he has to work outside the law to get things done - especially in highly sensitive hostage situations.

But when an Indiana college student is abducted, and Jonathan's meticulous plan explodes into a deadly shooting spree, the local authorities are out for blood - and they're not alone. Someone wants to control a devastating secret...Someone rich and powerful...Someone willing to capture, torture, an kill anyone to get it. Even the people Jonathan loves most...

©2009 John Gilstrap; (P)2009 Audible, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"[T]his fast-paced tale of violence and revenge is all about plot, of which there is plenty." (Publishers Weekly)
"Rocket-paced suspense." (Jeffery Deaver)
"No Mercy grabs hold of you on page one and doesn't let go. Gilstrap's new series is terrific. It will leave you breathless. I can't wait to see what Jonathan Grave is up to next." (Harlan Coben)
"The release of a new John Gilstrap novel is always worth celebrating, because he's one of the finest thriller writers on the planet. No Mercy showcases his work at its finest -- taut, action-packed, and impossible to put down!" (Tess Gerritsen)
"A great hero, a pulse-pounding story -- and the launch of a really exciting series." (Joseph Finder)

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    Constance Fisher SLC 07-14-16
    Constance Fisher SLC 07-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "ok"

    narrator sucked, story ok, kinda predictable. I've read other books in series this 1 so so compared to others.

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    dah12345 04-17-16
    dah12345 04-17-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Great character..Good story,..long and fast"

    This was my first look at John Gilstrap but not my first unabridged; book. The story was good, but extremely wordy, even for unabridged. The narrator,Jeremy Gage, spoke extremely fast, which made it difficult for me to follow since John Gilstrap shifts between scenes quickly within the same chapters. The Johnathan Grave character is compelling and easy to root for in the story. I will try the next one in the series when I'm not trying to divide my attention with other matters simultaneously istening to the audiobook..

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rick219 01-14-16
    Rick219 01-14-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Couldn't Listen"
    What would have made No Mercy better?

    Between the accent and the staccato delivery, I couldn't get past the first 5 minutes.


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    Janet 10-05-15
    Janet 10-05-15

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    "Did not like Narrator"
    What would have made No Mercy better?

    Another Narrator, Could not listen to this voice. So I don't know if it was a good book or not.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    A book narratorated by Stevie Ray Dallimore or Christina Traistor.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Jeremy Gage’s performances?

    NO!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    V. Hosman Colorado, USA 03-17-15
    V. Hosman Colorado, USA 03-17-15 Listener Since 2005

    Average Joe(anne)

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    "This narrator is awful"

    So far, this is going in my "unable to finish" file. The narrator gives one of the worst performances I've ever heard. The story starts out pretty good, but I can't stand listening to this guy any longer.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Kenneth Cox usa 01-15-15
    Kenneth Cox usa 01-15-15 Member Since 2008

    kc

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    "a British narrator?"

    Why would you have a story about an all American, highly trained, retired special ops tough guy narrated by someone w/ a British accent? The narration was high quality but it just doesn't fit characters from America's Heartlands. The sorry was good and the characters were too but it was akin to having a Texan narrate a James Bond story. I wish I had read it instead of listened. My advice...make sure when you listen to the sample that you understand where the story takes place. I will read more Gilstrap but will be more careful when selecting.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    B. North Minnesota 08-06-14
    B. North Minnesota 08-06-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story! Fast-paced ride with the good guys"

    I almost didn't get this book because of the mediocre reviews and complaints about narration. This is my first John Gilstrap book, and I sympathize with listeners who have listened previously and accustomed this character with a different narrator, always tricky. As a new listener however, I thought the narration was just great and fitting for someone who had inherited a ton of family money and has such outrageous and dangerous adventures and therefore fitting. If you're looking for a book that is fun, not too predictable, with a satisfying ending, and good guys to root for, this is it. A solid 4 star listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Susan Robinson 07-07-14 Member Since 2010
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    "Time and money well spent."

    I am on my second round of listening to this series and they are just as wonderful the second time around. The action is non-stop but somehow Mr. Gilstrap finds a way to weave in some pretty thoughtful insights. These books stand shoulder to shoulder with those of Mark Greaney, Marc Cameron, Andrew Peterson, Alex Berenson, Lee Child and Vince Flynn.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Toad 04-27-14
    Toad 04-27-14 Member Since 2012

    Toad

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    "Engrossing Tale, Terrible Narrator"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Any one who enjoys a good murder mystery should enjoy the plot but the unsuitable style of the narrator makes it hard to follow, much less appreciate. Only curiosity about the outcome kept me from cutting out well before the end.


    What character would you cut from No Mercy?

    The narrator?


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Eddie Murfreesboro, Tn, United States 01-16-14
    Eddie Murfreesboro, Tn, United States 01-16-14
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    "Excellent"

    This writer is new to me. I have stored the complete series in my wishlist and will enjoy them. Keeps me in mind of Jack Reacher which for me is excellent writing

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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