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The Art of War Audiobook

The Art of War: Tommy Carmellini Series, Book 6

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The Chinese dragon is flexing its muscles. As its military begins to prey on neighbors in the South China Sea, attacking fishing vessels and scheming to seize natural resources, the US goes on high alert. But a far more ominous danger lurks closer to home: a Chinese sleeper cell has planted a nuclear weapon in the harbor at Norfolk, Virginia, the biggest naval base on the planet. The target: a secret rendezvous of the Atlantic Fleet aircraft carriers and their battle groups.

When the CIA director is assassinated and Jake Grafton is appointed to take his place, he gets wind of the conspiracy, but has no idea when or where the attack will occur. In the meantime, a series of assassinations, including an attempt on the life of the President, shake the country and deliberately mask a far more sinister objective. Can Jake Grafton and his right hand man, Tommy Carmellini, stop the plot to destroy the US Navy?

©2016 Stephen Coonts (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Wayne Matthews, NC 10-16-16
    Wayne Matthews, NC 10-16-16 Member Since 2016

    I love espionage, legal, and detective thrillers but listen to most genres. Very frequent reviews. No plot spoilers! Please excuse my typos!

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    "Remarkable, fantastic espionage thriller"

    At age 70 author Stephen Coonts is getting better! His two releases this year are his best novels ever and are on par with the very best of the espionage thriller genre. First there was this novel The Art of War then Liberty's Last Stand. Both are in the Tommy Carmellini series. The suspense is intense and sustained. Narration Eric G Dove matches the high quality of the novel. I VERY HIGHLY RECOMMEND this novel!

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    Robin 03-07-16
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    "Ripped from Tomorrow's headlines!"

    Plausible story with great audio narration. I especially enjoyed Eric Dove's reading of this book.

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    Patrick Cibolo, TX 05-03-16
    Patrick Cibolo, TX 05-03-16 Member Since 2006

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    "I hope we don't have to wait as long for next one!"

    another well done story with some of the best characters! series much better if listened Robin order starting with Jake Grafton series...

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    Allen 04-20-16
    Allen 04-20-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Another great read by Stephen Coonts."

    Compelling plot with several twists.
    Can't wait to start the next novel.
    Over all 5 stars.

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    Timothy M Daniell 04-18-16 Member Since 2015
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    "AS EXCEPTED AND MUCH APPRECIATED"

    Suspense til the end. Thank the heavens this is fiction and not reality! Go Navy! Go Grafton!

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    "Another good listen"

    As I listen to these stories I realized that I miss the interaction between Jake and Toad. TOAD'S ROBIN TO JAKE'S BATMAN'S. I'm hoping that Tommy's Witt will come to past. Toad is like a younger brother. Smart, mouthy, sly, irreverent, and just plain KOOL. LZ - a fan

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    Robert 02-11-16
    Robert 02-11-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Tommy carmellini?"

    the book was pretty good but it was more a Jake Grafton novel. i like both characters. although not as good as past but still 4 stars.

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    Larry 09-30-16
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    "great book"

    great story , loved it. would recommend it to everyone hard to stop listening to

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    "Too many reminders that it is just a story"

    Interesting story but just a few too many implausible pieces that you just have to go with. Still had some interesting twists and overall concept was interesting. Great quotes at the start of each chapter

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    DRT 08-12-16
    DRT 08-12-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Flight of the Intruder upgraded"
    Would you listen to The Art of War again? Why?

    Yes, it was an enjoyable journey.


    What other book might you compare The Art of War to and why?

    Flight of the intruder--- read and enjoyed years ago.


    Which character – as performed by Eric G. Dove – was your favorite?

    Excellent job with all characters.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Made in China.


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