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The Risk Agent
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UNABRIDGED
(3.6 based on 93 ratings)
  • 1

    The Risk Agent

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated By Tom Haberkorn
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (71)
    Performance
    (56)
    Story
    (60)

    Grace Chu is an American-educated Chinese national now working as a forensic accountant after serving in the Chinese army as an intelligence officer. John Knox is an American who parlayed his military service during the first Iraqi war into a lucrative import/export business, which now provides him the official access he needs to work freelance undercover operations throughout the world. Both are highly skilled operatives capable of deft subterfuge or extreme violence, if circumstances require.

    Dave Staats says: "Ridley is back, but he wasn't far away."
    Ridley is back, but he wasn't far away.

    I usually post my "Prayer Review" for Ridley Pearson's work. The past couple novels have been maybe half a star off the usual 5 only because it just s..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 27 2012 by Dave Staats (Brentwood, tn United States)
  • 2

    Choke Point: A Risk Agent Novel, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated By Todd Haberkorn
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (22)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (20)

    When an award-winning foreign journalist reveals the existence of an Amsterdam-based sweatshop known as a "knot shop" that employs and enslaves young girls as laborers, private security firm Rutherford Risk is hired to find it and shut it down. Joined by Grace Chu, whose more subtle skills for acquiring sensitive tech information help balance his improvisational style, John Knox heads to Amsterdam in an attempt to dismantle the child labor operation and rescue the girls.

    Michael L. says: "Not his best"
    Not his best

    Simplistic writing - slow story development - I have enjoyed other works by Ridley Pearson, including the other John Knox story, but this was rather p..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 13 2014 by Michael L. ()