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The Trinity Game Audiobook
The Trinity Game
Written by: 
Sean Chercover
Narrated by: 
Luke Daniels
The Trinity Game Audiobook

The Trinity Game

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Publisher's Summary

Daniel Byrne is an investigator for the Vatican’s secretive Office of the Devil’s Advocate - the department that scrutinizes miracle claims. Over 10 years and 721 cases, not one miracle he tested has proved true.

But case #722 is different; Daniel’s estranged uncle, a crooked TV evangelist, has started speaking in tongues - and accurately predicting the future. Daniel knows Reverend Tim Trinity is a con man. Could Trinity also be something more?

The evangelist himself is baffled by his newfound power - and the violent reaction it provokes. After years of scams, he suddenly has the ability to predict everything from natural disasters to sports scores. Now the mob wants him dead for ruining their gambling business, and the Vatican wants him debunked as a false messiah. On the run from assassins, Trinity flees with Daniel’s help through the back roads of the Bible Belt to New Orleans, where Trinity plans to deliver a final prophecy so shattering his enemies will do anything to keep him silent.

©2012 Sean Chercover (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

“Sean Chercover shows a stellar hand through a coiling plot, weaving one taut drama. The story is tense, intelligent, harsh, and surprising - just what a reader wants in a thriller. This one goes on your keeper shelf.” (Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author of The Columbus Affair)

“The Da Vinci Code meets The Dead Zone in Sean "Chercover’s The Trinity Game, a fascinating thriller that catapults us headlong into Vatican intrigue, global conspiracies, complex family relationships, and nonstop excitement.” (Joseph Finder, New York Times best-selling author of Paranoia and Buried Secrets)

The Trinity Game is a rare find. Heart-pounding cinematic action, unpredictable twists, and wonderful characters - all packed into a fascinating story. What a thrilling ride! I loved it from the start, couldn’t put it down, and was sorry to see it end. You have got to read this book!” (Marcia Clark, New York Times best-selling author of Guilt by Association)

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    E. Anderson Utah 06-17-14
    E. Anderson Utah 06-17-14 Member Since 2011

    stormnangel

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    "Absolutetly Excellent Book"

    It's rare for me to give 5 stars for everything, but this book deserved it. The narrator was amazing and absolutely made the book. Any short comings in the story were completely overcome by the narrator who was fabulous. The story was really good and thoroughly enjoyable. Good character development and plenty of twists. Definitely recommend it.

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    Regina Seattle 03-08-14
    Regina Seattle 03-08-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Engaging premise, great start"

    I love the idea of a miracle hunter, an evidence-based seeker of the divine on earth. (Not quite the same thing as the Catholic Church's Devil's Advocate, but close. If only the Devil's Advocate had these high standards.) The hero is a young Catholic priest raised by a tent-preacher con man. Nobody gets stereotyped in this telling, which is so unusual. Nephew and uncle get back together, and sparks fly.

    Although Chercover is respectful of the spiritual impulse, this story suggests organized religion is a business prone to corruption and willing, when threatened, to engage in faking the evidence and even murder.

    Hard to argue with that, but it would have been terrific if the writer had also enlarged on what can make communities of the faithful a profound experience. That would have been a great book, and this is only a good one.

    First half of the book is thrilling. It trailed off into a caper, but never lost me entirely. The narrator is splendid. Worth a credit, especially for conflicted ex-Catholics.



    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Hector Lopez Mexico City 06-20-13
    Hector Lopez Mexico City 06-20-13 Member Since 2015
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    "save your money!"
    What disappointed you about The Trinity Game?

    Very disappointed


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    I'd like to listen to all of the John Rain books by Barry Eisler


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The beginning of the story when trinity starts to foresee events in the near future


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Trinity Game?

    After a great start, the rest of the book is very bad


    Any additional comments?

    I was misled by the stars given to this title. I wish I never had bought it. Worst book I've listened in months!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    melissa 01-14-13
    melissa 01-14-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Intricate Intriguing Plot"

    Trinity Game was well-plotted, well-paced and contained characters with interesting back stories. I'm happy to see it appears to be the first of a series! Luke Daniels is really a master of dialects and portrays the differing personalities exceptionally well.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Delilah Boston, MA 01-01-13
    Delilah Boston, MA 01-01-13 Member Since 2013

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    "Conspiracy Theory Mystery, Vatican & Beyond"

    The premise for the story was sound; it engaged me, as did the character development of our protagonist, a young miracle-disproving priest. Three-quarters through the tale, I was impressed, but it lost momentum and flailed a bit toward the end. That said, it was an enjoyable listen, and those who gravitate toward shadow-government tales, conspiracy theories, Vatican dark-doings and the like are sure to find it likewise a good take.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lee 12-24-12
    Lee 12-24-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Comes at you from three directions- trinity"
    Where does The Trinity Game rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Near the top. I listen to two a week. The story and the twists kept me listening


    If you’ve listened to books by Sean Chercover before, how does this one compare?

    First o e. was recommended


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Elaine Albemarle, NC, United States 12-12-12
    Elaine Albemarle, NC, United States 12-12-12 Member Since 2010

    Totally addicted to Audible.

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    "A seriously good book!"

    This book had too many good qualities to mention. Very entertaining and also very thought-provoking. I hope to see more by this author soon and hopefully with the same main character. This is one I will listen to again in the future.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Matthew SEATTLE, WA, United States 08-21-12
    Matthew SEATTLE, WA, United States 08-21-12 Member Since 2016
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    "What if you knew someone who could...."

    Predict the future, but wouldn't quite tell you how, and then added a profound evangelical cast to the concept just to mix things up.
    Well, if that is something that sounds good to you, then you will enjoy this outing.

    All around entertaining, albeit with a VERY dissappointing ending ( and the almost obligatory lead for a sequel ).

    Very good, at times inspiring ( small insider joke there ) narration. Overall, I enjoyed this offering, and can recommend it with the stipulations noted above.

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    JudyD Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States 09-20-13
    JudyD Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States 09-20-13
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    "Enjoyable audiobook"

    A good story about Daniel Byrne's journey as he has to test all of his prior beliefs about his religion, his uncle, and his past. I would like to see a sequel to this.

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    Timothy Sanford, FL, United States 07-25-13
    Timothy Sanford, FL, United States 07-25-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Nice Find!!"

    I'm not sure why I chose this book, but I'm so happy I did. Not a "perfect fit" for the mystery-thriller genre, it adds in a little fantasy and mysticism. No clear line between black and white, or should I say good and evil. The ending was a bit of a let down, but certainly didn't ruin the experience.

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