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The Medusa Stone Audiobook

The Medusa Stone

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Ten years ago, the spy satellite Medusa burned upon re-entry - but not before its sensors revealed a secret buried deep in the earth. A priceless discovery that some would die to find - and kill to possess.

With uncanny talent as a geologist and a quick intelligence matched by savvy and courage, Philip Mercer is fast becoming a legend in powerful circles around the world. And at least two groups in those circles need his help. One group - of unknown allegiance and with a reputation for violence - snatches and holds hostage his oldest friend, forcing Mercer to help them.

In a harsh and hostile land ravaged by violence, Mercer races to find the one thing that will save his friend. But the location of this ancient treasure is elusive. He is thwarted by brutal competing forces, and suddenly, he learns that there is much more at stake than either his life or the life of an old friend: The fate of thousands of innocent souls depends on him - and him alone.

©2000 Jack Du Brul; (P)2008 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Any additional comments?

    Mr. DuBrul could improve this and future writing by implying more of the adult romantic actions of the characters rather than going into detail about it. The inclusion of these graphic sexual encounters will limit my circle of friends to whom I will recommend it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Laurie Little Rock , AR 03-11-16
    Laurie Little Rock , AR 03-11-16 Member Since 2011

    registered nurse,married ,has 2 teenage boys and loves to read or listen while i do housework or walk on the treadmill.

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    "wonderful "

    loved it,and loved the mercer character. wide variety of emotions and mystery at the same time. Do it again!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tony 10-09-15
    Tony 10-09-15 Member Since 2016
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    "As dependable as Cussler, except...."

    I enjoy the Phillip Mercer books in general, the relationship between Mercer and Harry White especially but in this novel there was an Italian character that the narrator managed to make into Count Dracula. Maybe it was just me but it was difficult to get past on this listen.

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    joshua 08-29-15
    joshua 08-29-15
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    "pretty good"

    one of the better mercer novels. I liked the africa setting best since it was outside the us.

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    Steven prescott, AZ, United States 12-07-08
    Steven prescott, AZ, United States 12-07-08
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    "OH BOY WHERE TO START"

    Generally OK but the mine scenes are incredibly hard to follow and the reason might be they are this way on purpose. I'm no mine expert but good heavens this guy is lucky. Of course he's also a great mercenary fighter type too. I am an expert in that area and you can not be an expert shot, tactician, expert martial artist, world class geologist, etc. all at the same time before the age of 40 and in top shape. Maybe I should read other types. Pretty good reading, accents and voices.

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    Kaye 09-11-16
    Kaye 09-11-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Narration is worse than horrible"
    Would you try another book from Jack Du Brul and/or J. Charles?

    No


    Has The Medusa Stone turned you off from other books in this genre?

    No


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of J. Charles?

    Anybody terrible recording read too fast and stupid phone noise just annoying


    What character would you cut from The Medusa Stone?

    Didn't finish only listen for 30 minutes , couldn't stand the narration and speed of dictation


    Any additional comments?

    Do not waste money on this recording, crap recording , too fast , am annoyed I spent good Canadian money on this

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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