Covert One
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  • 1
    The Hades Factor: A Covert-One Novel | Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds

    The Hades Factor: A Covert-One Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Performance
    (287)
    Story
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    In the first installment of an exciting new series from Robert Ludlum, a teenage girl in Atlanta, an Army major in California, and a homeless man in Boston all die a horrible and painful sudden death from the devastating effects of an unknown virus. Join the search for the truth behind the deadly virus in this heart-stopping listen!

    Excellent

    I found this book excellent. The story and the narrative entralled me. I absolutely loved it. After the begining, I thought that the story would end o..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 17 2005 by Deb (GA, United States)
  • 2
    The Cassandra Compact | Robert Ludlum, Philip Shelby

    The Cassandra Compact

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Philip Shelby
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    (180)
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    When a sample of smallpox from Russia's cache of bioweapons is smuggled into the United States, Jon Smith and his colleagues must unravel the mystery of the Cassandra Compact and recover or destroy the virus - before the power of Armageddon falls into the hands of a madman.

    Good but not the best.

    This book, in many ways has formula written all over it. It parallels The Hades Factor to some extent. Jon Smith makes some but limited little use of..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 02 2004 by Joseph (Scottsdale, AZ, USA)
  • 3
    The Paris Option: A Covert-One Novel | Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds

    The Paris Option: A Covert-One Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Performance
    (200)
    Story
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    An unimaginably powerful computer has fallen into unimaginably evil hands. Covert-One agent Jon Smith flies to Paris to find the forces wielding an all-powerful, secret DNA computer. Following a trail that leads him across two continents, Smith uncovers a web of deception that could cost millions of lives and reshape the world.

    The Paris Option (unabridged)

    I found this book to be a mesmerizing tale that kept my interest right up until the end. Even though this is fiction I believe that there are probably..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 08 2003 by Marc (SOUTHINGTON, CT, United States)
  • 4
    Robert Ludlum's The Altman Code: A Covert-One Novel | Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds

    Robert Ludlum's The Altman Code: A Covert-One Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated By Don Leslie
    Overall
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    On the dark waterside docks of Shanghai, a photographer is recording cargo being secretly loaded when he's brutally killed and his camera destroyed. Shortly thereafter Covert-One director Fred Klein brings the word to the President that there's a Chinese cargo ship rumored to be carrying tons of chemicals to be used by a rogue nation to create new biological weapons. Klein is ordered to get the President solid proof of what the Chinese ship is ferrying.

    Not up to the other Covert One Novels...

    I too, have read all the Covert One novels. This one took quite a while to really get into the story. It would finally get moving, then bog down in de..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 21 2003 by Mary A. (Washington State)
  • 5
    Robert Ludlum's The Lazarus Vendetta: A Covert One Novel | Patrick Larkin

    Robert Ludlum's The Lazarus Vendetta: A Covert One Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Patrick Larkin
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (409)
    Performance
    (153)
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    The Lazarus Movement, the dominant force in the eco-conscious, "anti-technology" protest movement, has sent rumblings down the halls of the world's intelligence agencies. Led by a mysterious, never-seen figure known only as Lazarus, this increasingly prominent group is believed by some to be preparing a bold strike.

    Good Ludlum

    I enjoyed this novel. The story is well told and has multiple plots that converge as it unfolds. There are multiple layers of friends and foes and som..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 26 2004 by Allan H. (Arroyo Grande, CA USA)
  • 6
    Robert Ludlum's The Moscow Vector: A Covert-One Novel | Patrick Larkin

    Robert Ludlum's The Moscow Vector: A Covert-One Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Patrick Larkin
    • Narrated By Erik Bergmann
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (520)
    Performance
    (167)
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    At an international medical conference in Prague, Dr. Fiona Devin, an American scientist attached to the Department of Defense, is contacted by one of her Russian colleagues. Dr. Valentin Petrenko, a specialist in rare diseases, is concerned about a small cluster of deaths in Moscow but even more concerned by the Russian government's refusal to publicly release any information or data on the outbreak. When he meets with Devin to pass on his case notes and samples, the two are attacked.

    Good story

    I've listened to all the other Covert One Novels. I found the story fast paced and enjoyable. The new narrator took a while to get used to. Erik Be..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 07 2005 by Michael Juden ()
  • 7
    Robert Ludlum's The Arctic Event: Covert-One Series | James H. Cobb

    Robert Ludlum's The Arctic Event: Covert-One Series

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By James H. Cobb
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (445)
    Performance
    (211)
    Story
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    Lt. Col. Jon Smith, an army research doctor and secret agent attached to Covert-One, is tapped to lead a team to Wednesday Island, an icy patch of land between the northern coast of Canada and the Earth's magnetic Pole. There, the remains of a mysterious plane were discovered during a routine educational expedition. The plane seems to be a Russian spy plane, and the Russian government secretly revealed to the U.S. president that a lot of very dangerous anthrax may be on board.

    Exciting!

    The Arctic Event is top notch. I hope the writer will pick up the torch and continue the series. The characters become more alive than in any of the p..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 18 2007 by Bob Wagner (Orange, CA USA)
  • 8
    Robert Ludlum's(TM) The Ares Decision: A Covert-One Novel | Kyle Mills

    Robert Ludlum's(TM) The Ares Decision: A Covert-One Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Kyle Mills
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (281)
    Performance
    (247)
    Story
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    With U.S. intelligence agencies wracked by internal power struggles and paralyzed by bureaucracy, the President was forced to establish his own clandestine group-Covert-One. It is only activated as a last resort, when the threat is on a global scale and time is running out. In northern Uganda, an American special forces team is decimated by a group of normally peaceful farmers. Video of the attack shows even women and children possessing almost supernatural speed and strength, consumed with a rage that makes them immune to pain, fear, and all but the most devastating injuries.

    Great Book

    I was skepticle since I didn't really like the last book for Covert One written by James Cobb but Kyle Mills did an excellant job. He brought back Ma..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 10 2011 by Amazon Customer (Columbus, OH, United States)
  • 9
    Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Janus Reprisal | Jamie Freveletti

    Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Janus Reprisal

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Jamie Freveletti
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Performance
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    Story
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    After a WHO conference is attacked by terrorists and samples of virulent bacteria and viruses are stolen, Army microbiologist Lt. Jon Smith must identify and stop the culprits before they can unleash biological warfare on the world.

    Smith, John Smith.... shaken, not stirred

    Jamie Freveletti does a great job continuing the Robert Ludlum Cover One Series & Jeff Woodman does the audio production proud!

    As normal it ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 20 2013 by Terri (Broomfield, CO, United States)
  • 10
    Robert Ludlum's The Utopia Experiment | Kyle Mills

    Robert Ludlum's The Utopia Experiment

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Kyle Mills
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (244)
    Performance
    (217)
    Story
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    When Dresner Industries unveils the Merge, a device that is destined to revolutionize the world and make the personal computer and smartphone obsolete, Covert-One operative Colonel Jon Smith is assigned to assess its military potential. He discovers that enhanced vision, real-time battlefield displays, unbreakable security, and near-perfect marksmanship are only the beginning of a technology that will change the face of warfare forever - and one that must be kept out of the hands of America's enemies at all costs....

    Covert One Rules!

    I had forgotten how much I enjoy the Covert One series created by Robert Ludlum. Kyle Mills does a fabulous job penning the spirit of the lead charac..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 18 2013 by Terri (Broomfield, CO, United States)
  • 11
    Robert Ludlum's The Geneva Strategy | Robert Ludlum, Jamie Freveletti

    Robert Ludlum's The Geneva Strategy

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Jamie Freveletti
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
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    One evening in Washington, DC, several high-ranking members of government disappear in a mass kidnapping. Among the kidnapped is Nick Rendel, a computer software coding expert in charge of drone programming and strategy. He is the victim with the most dangerous knowledge, including confidential passwords and codes that are used to program the drones. If these are revealed, his kidnappers could reprogram the drones to strike targets within the United States.

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    Robert Ludlum's The Geneva Strategy | Jamie Freveletti

    Robert Ludlum's The Geneva Strategy

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Jamie Freveletti
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (185)
    Performance
    (164)
    Story
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    On one evening in Washington, DC, several high-ranking members of government disappear in a mass kidnapping. Among the kidnapped is Nick Rendel, a computer software coding expert in charge of drone programming and strategy. He is the victim with the most dangerous knowledge, including confidential passwords and codes that are used to program the drones. If revealed, his kidnappers could reprogram the drones to strike targets within the United States.

    Covert1 continues

    Great continuation of the series must read!
    It is so nice to see the characters continue, carried on by new authors.

    Reviewed on February 24 2015 by Zach (San Antonio, Tx, United States)
  • 12
    Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Patriot Attack | Kyle Mills

    Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Patriot Attack

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Kyle Mills
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
    Overall
    (219)
    Performance
    (194)
    Story
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    An attack on a Japanese warship brings Japan and China to the brink of war. Meanwhile, top Covert-One operative Colonel Jon Smith is sent on a mission to recover mysterious material from the wreckage of the Fukushima nuclear reactor.

    A Refreshing Change of Adversaries

    If you like the Covert-One series and its characters, you'll enjoy listening to The Patriot Attack. Kyle Mills did an excellent job of spinning up a f..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 03 2015 by Robert (AUSTIN, TX, United States)
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    Robert Ludlum's the Patriot Attack | Kyle Mills, Robert Ludlum

    Robert Ludlum's the Patriot Attack

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Kyle Mills, Robert Ludlum
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
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    An attack on a Japanese warship brings Japan and China to the brink of war. Meanwhile top Covert-One operative Colonel Jon Smith is sent on a mission to recover mysterious material from the wreckage of the Fukushima nuclear reactor. When Smith fails to return, CIA agent Randi Russell heads off on an unsanctioned mission to find him.

    A joy to read as usual! !

    Strong characters, strong story....but a little darker than usual!
    Not the best book in the series but not the worst either! Very OK!

    Reviewed on April 13 2016 by Christer Dolk (Sweden)