Specter tells him that a former student and son of his old friend was killed by Muslim extremists known as the Eastern Brotherhood. Their leader is a man named Semian Icoupov, and he must be stopped because his next terrorist target is believed to be right here in America.
While Jason is busy pursuing Icoupov in Russia, he's become a target himself.
Inside CI, a battle is brewing for control over the agency. In order to show the incompetence of its current director, two Pentagon operatives plan to accomplish what CI never could: hunt Bourne down and destroy him.
©2008 Myn Pyn, LLC; (P)2008 Hachette Audio
"Don't ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day." (Chicago Sun Times)
Like everyone else, I am a Jason Bourne fan. I received The Bourne Betrayal as a gift so I started with that book first. At first, the beginning seems long and boring. Once the action begins, it difficult to stop listening.
I was sceptical about The Bourne Sanction. Surprising, it is as equally good as The Bourne Betrayal. Sanction starts immediately after Betrayal ends so be sure to read the books in order.
Now, I am reading The Bourne Deception and will backtrack to The Bourne Legacy afterwards. I don't know what I will do afterwards. By the way, Deception begins mediocre. I am still in the beginning but so far, it doesn't seem as good as Betrayal or Sanction.
About my least favorite audiobook to date. There are too many sound effects that detract from the story. They actually take your attention away from the reading of the story. The narrators foreign accents also are not very convincing and they all seem to sound the same. The story in itself isnt bad, but it can be a hard listen.
OMG - are you kidding me? The first of the new trilogy - Amazing. The 2nd - so so. Does this guy write screen plays because the 3rd book in the series - BLOWS! I had no idea what the real plot of the book was. All in all I think the story was too big for the author.
No one who enjoyed the first four boooks
Nelson Demille Plumb Island
Not my Favorite
It was a good book, It just wasn't Jason Bourne
They butchered this Character and his backstory.In the first four books Jason couldn't speak Russian... Now he is fluent. After the Bourne Legacy, do you think he would EVER send his kids away to Maries Mom and Dad especially after loosing their mom. IF he send them to stay for a while, it would be with Maries Brother Jon.At the end of the Bourne Legacy Jason was ???54 ish??? and feeling his age. How did he get younger?The first four books used "CIA"... why the change to "CI" ?JUMPED THE SHARK
I'm a pilot who loves to fly! I've found Audible very useful while I work out and do other activities where I can not hold a book but can listen.
The good job the narrator does is completely undone by the cheesy sound effects and added ambient “mood” music which is slipped in throughout the book during selected parts. I found this very annoying and distracting. Some of the vocal distortions they add also make it hard to hear, forcing me to rewind a bit. If I wanted sound effects and music I would simply watch a movie!
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