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London, 2044. Britain is a republic. President Jan Polak has vanished overnight from Buckingham Palace, just weeks before an election. Has he been kidnapped? Or even killed? One man is determined to find out - as soon as he's had his breakfast. His name is Pond. Howie Pond - the president's official spokesperson and wannabe secret agent.

With just a love of James Bond films to guide him, Howie sets out on a mission to solve the missing-president mystery. But with his journalist girlfriend, Britt, soon onto the story, the race is on to see who gets to the truth first.

©2016 Paul Mathews (P)2017 Tantor

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Amusing

Cute story set in 2044 England, which is now a republic after revolution sends the royal family to exile in Florida. A bit of cozy mystery, a bit of farce. Gildart Jackson’s narration is terrific, as always.

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DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

PEOPLE WITHOUT EDUCATION

Would you ever listen to anything by Paul Mathews again?

NO

What didn’t you like about Gildart Jackson’s performance?

I FEEL SORRY HE HAD TO READ THE BOOK

What character would you cut from We Have Lost the President?

THE MAIN CHARTER

Any additional comments?

AT MY AGE, STUPID BOOKS ARE A WASTE OF TIME

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  • Zanne
  • 11-24-17

A very British comedy

I loved this book, it was was hilarious in a very Norman Wisdom way. Great characters.

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  • Andromeda's Twin
  • 12-04-17

Absolutely Brilliant

Loved it. Listened to it twice over in quick succession and will probably listen again when book 4 is released.
The silly humour is intensified by Gildart's narration.
Loads of light hearted fun in this story.