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  • The King's Deception

  • A Cotton Malone Novel, Book 8
  • By: Steve Berry
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,003
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 895
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 903

Cotton Malone and his 15-year-old son, Gary, are headed to Europe. As a favor to his former boss at the Justice Department, Malone agrees to escort a teenage fugitive back to England. But after he is greeted at gunpoint in London, both the fugitive and Gary disappear, and Malone learns that he’s stumbled into a high-stakes diplomatic showdown - an international incident fueled by geopolitical gamesmanship and shocking Tudor secrets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another wonderfully researched thriller

  • By LibbyListener on 09-24-13

First Book Mr Berry fell flat on.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-25-13

What disappointed you about The King's Deception?

The story line was OK but for a Cotton Malone series it was slow.

Would you recommend The King's Deception to your friends? Why or why not?

No. To slow and disjointed. Difficult to get into any flow.

What does Scott Brick bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Life. I always search for books read by Scott first, author second

Any additional comments?

First book I have ever returned.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Silenced

  • A Novel
  • By: Brett Battles
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 868
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 739
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 733

Professional “cleaner” Jonathan Quinn has a new client and an odd job: find and remove the remains of a body hidden 20 years ago inside the walls of a London building, before the building is demolished. But Quinn and his team are being watched. Suddenly caught in the cross fire between two dangerous rivals, Quinn must unravel the identity of the body and why it still poses so great a threat even in death.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • My favorite Quinn book yet!

  • By Tracy on 01-30-13

Fantastic sequel.

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

Reviewed: 07-30-13

What made the experience of listening to The Silenced the most enjoyable?

Picking up where book 1 left off, this second book keeps up the characters and story lines with spectacular consistency. I thoroughly enjoy this series

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Deceived

  • By: Brett Battles
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 852
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 675
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 682

Anonymity. Trust. Professionalism. In his world, Jonathan Quinn has a few rules. He'll get rid of bodies that have to disappear; nothing ever gets traced back to him. But when Quinn is called to a busy Los Angeles port where a shipping container has just come in from the sea, it's clear his rules have been violated. Inside the crate is a dead man - a man who once saved Quinn's life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story - Lousy Narration

  • By Don on 10-22-14

Excellent story telling and very engaging

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

Reviewed: 07-30-13

If you could sum up The Deceived in three words, what would they be?

As the first book in the series, the story line and development of characters is fanatics. Not sure what the author does different, but it is very engaging

  • The Destroyed

  • Jonathan Quinn, Book 5
  • By: Brett Battles
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 821
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 740
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 735

Mila Voss is dead. That’s what the team hired to terminate her had reported, and that’s how her file had been marked. Dead. Six years now. So why did she suddenly show up on a hotel’s security camera in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania? Those who’d paid for her elimination are more than a little curious. One person should know what happened—Jonathan Quinn, one of the best cleaners in the business, the man who’d been tasked with the disposal of her body. Only Quinn isn’t exactly easy to get ahold of these days.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow!

  • By AudioAddict on 07-22-13

The continuation of the series is marvelous

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

Reviewed: 07-30-13

What did you love best about The Destroyed?

The continuity from book one and book two. This book keeps the characters real and exciting.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful