Covert One
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  • 1

    The Hades Factor: A Covert-One Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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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! Also available href=javascript:linkThis('/store/product.jsp','&productID=BK_AREN_000203')>abridged.

    Deb says: "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 (Canton, GA, United States)
  • 2

    The Cassandra Compact

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Philip Shelby
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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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.

    Joseph says: "Good but not the best."
    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

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
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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.

    Marc says: "The Paris Option (unabridged)"
    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

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated By Don Leslie

    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.

    Mary A. says: "Not up to the other Covert One Novels..."
    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

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Patrick Larkin
    • Narrated By Scott Brick

    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.

    Allan H. says: "Good Ludlum"
    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

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Patrick Larkin
    • Narrated By Erik Bergmann
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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.

    A User says: "Good story"
    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 A User ()
  • 7

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

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By James H. Cobb
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
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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.

    Bob Wagner says: "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

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Kyle Mills
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
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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.

    Amazon Customer says: "Great Book"
    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

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Jamie Freveletti
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
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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.

    kay says: "Great Read"
    Great Read

    Exciting, realistic and great characters

    Reviewed on June 11 2013 by kay (Dayton, OH, United States)
  • 10

    Robert Ludlum's The Utopia Experiment

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Kyle Mills
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
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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....

    Robert says: "Jon Smith's Moonraker"
    Jon Smith's Moonraker

    I really had to force myself to listen to the whole book. The Utopia Experiment is to Jon Smith as Moonraker was to James Bond. I really don't know wh..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 21 2014 by Robert (Gaithersburg, MD, United States)