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Two brothers, millions of dollars - and the heist of a lifetime.

After escaping the corrupt back rooms of Washington, DC, Mike Ford is again playing a dangerous game - this time the stakes are even higher.

Mike's brother is in over his head in a powerful conspiracy to steal a secret worth billions of dollars from the little-known but unbelievably influential trading desk at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In an effort to help, Mike soon finds himself trapped by the dangerous men in charge - and forced to call on all the skills of his criminal past in order to escape.

In this sharp, pulse-pounding sequel to The 500, Mike Ford again stars as the cunning and courageous ex-con man with a big heart, and Matthew Quirk confirms that he is one of the most exciting thriller writers at work today.

©2014 Matthew Quirk (P)2014 Hachette Audio

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Gimmicky and in inspired

Would you try another book from Matthew Quirk and/or Jay Snyder?

Jay was ok. I think he was hampered by the material.

Has The Directive turned you off from other books in this genre?

Not at all, this was just a mediocre addition.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

I jus think Jay Snyder couldn't elevate bad writing.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Ambivalence. By the time I was three quarters if they way through, I realized that I didn't care how it ended.

Any additional comments?

After listening to The 500, (a decent debut) I expected better than this.

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