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  • Thursday at Noon: a Mideast Political Thriller

  • By: William F. Brown
  • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Cairo, 1962. Richard Thomson was already having a very bad day when someone left a corpse lying on the rear steps of his hotel. Its head had been lopped off like a ripe melon and had been posed so it could look back down at its own body. A message? In this international mystery thriller, there is no doubt about it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Kathryn B. on 11-12-15

Excellent!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-12-15

I suppose I'm biased because the author is my father, but this is one of my favorites of his books. WWII spy thrillers are not my usual read, but this one has a great lead character and a very suspenseful plot. You should totally buy this book for you and all of your friends!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Winner Lose All

  • A Spy vs Spy Thriller
  • By: William F. Brown
  • Narrated by: Lee Alan
  • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

A historical suspense thriller set in the closing months of WWII, as one war grinds to an end in the rubble of Nazi Germany, all eyes turn to the next 'cold' one. The Americans, the Russians, and the British all know that the future belongs to whomever can grab the new rockets, jet fighters, long-range bombers, synthetic fuels and other 'wonder weapons' that Hitler unleashed upon them. Those will shape the balance of world power for decades to come.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Kathryn B. on 11-12-15

Excellent!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-12-15

I suppose I'm biased because the author is my father, but I really liked this story. WWII spy thrillers are not my usual read, but this one has a great lead character, a great villain, and a very suspenseful plot. You should totally buy this book for you and all of your friends!

  • The Undertaker

  • By: William F. Brown
  • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 25

Pete Talbott is a California native and harried Boston computer wonk still grieving over the death of his wife Terri, when he finds himself at the wrong end of Gino Parini's .45 reading his own obituary torn from that morning's newspaper. Talbott figures it is all a big mistake until Parini shows him his wife's obituary too. That is a mystery Talbott cannot leave alone.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Suspense and romance

  • By William on 02-16-14

Excellent!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-12-15

I suppose I'm biased. The author is my father. But I really liked this book. Fast-paced, funny, and never boring. And if you're not related to him, the sexual innuendos will be harmless, not kinda creepy. You should totally buy this book for you and all of your friends!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Aim True, My Brothers

  • A Political Action Thriller
  • By: William Brown
  • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

Rooted in the history of the Middle East, this political action thriller is set in contemporary Washington DC and Virginia, when terrorism explodes on American shores. Ibrahim Al-Bari is a highly skilled Hamas commander who has battled and killed Americans throughout Iraq and Afghanistan. After losing two brothers and a sister in a bloody attack on a civilian bus in Israel, Al-Bari decides that fighting US surrogates in far-away places is a futile waste of Palestinian blood.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fast Past Thriller

  • By Stephen on 02-28-17

Excellent!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-12-15

I suppose I'm biased, because the author is my father, but I really like this book. In fact, it's my favorite. This book is a rewrite of his first novel, and what stands out to me is the plot. He had a very specific idea (a terrorist attack in Yorktown, Virginia), and I think the book works well because the idea is a good one: plausible and rather original. You should totally buy this book for you and all of your friends!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Amongst My Enemies

  • A Cold-War Thriller
  • By: William F. Brown
  • Narrated by: Lee Alan
  • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 23

Inside an old German U-Boat rusting on the bottom of the Baltic are millions in gold bars, stolen art, and a secret that could tear NATO apart. In this military political action thriller, the only one who knows the truth is Mike Randall, a battle-scarred American who survived four months in the frozen Hell of northern Germany at the end of the war. When he does speak up, he puts a target on his own forehead, one which the Russians, the West Germans, the U-boat's former owners, the Israeli Mossad, and even his own government quickly take aim at.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • HIghly entertaining. Production almost perfect.

  • By Joy on 03-09-14

Excellent!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-12-15

I suppose I'm biased, because the author is my father, but I really liked this book. It's a classic World War II thriller, but very well done. Just when you settle in, expecting the plot to go in one direction, it changes course to a different, more interesting direction. Several characters are well-developed, and each one is given a satisfying ending. You should totally buy this book for you and all of your friends!