adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT
adbl_ms_membershipImage_includedwith_altText_B076FLV3HT

1 audiobook of your choice.
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
$14.95 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $19.95

Buy for $19.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

John "Sicarius" Gaines has been regarded as the best at what does does. He is a paid assassin, and he is ruthless. He will stop at nothing to complete any contract he is given.  

He receives a contract for the death of New York Governor Tim Patton and completes the job quickly and efficiently. As the heat from the governor's death begins to trickle out, Sicarius finds himself entangled in an international drug-smuggling operation, of which Governor Patton was a key member. 

Russian crime lord Kirill Krishnov soon learns of the blow to his drug empire from the governor's death and retaliates in full force. 

Sicarius must not only fight for his own life but for the life of everyone who is dear to him.

©2019 Isaiah Lee (P)2019 Isaiah Lee

What listeners say about THE F.I.R.M.

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    9
  • 4 Stars
    6
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    13
  • 4 Stars
    2
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    10
  • 4 Stars
    5
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Just amazing!

I really enjoyed this book, it was everything I hoped it would be. There were quite a few times where I thought John was so Screwed. I loved the relationship between him and Sky. The action was pretty epic. The narrator did a great job at reading this book. I want to know what happens next.
"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

1 person found this helpful

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

Great

Great book, excitement, suspense,love, this book has it all .
My interest never lagged through any of it I was sorry when the end finally came..
I would recommend this book to my mom, she always loved a good mystery. Thank you, great read excellent narration.

1 person found this helpful

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

The Firm

A fantastic read. This is a fast paced and action packed read. Sicarius is a hired assasin who specializes in what he does. This grabbed me from the first page to the last, and had me on the edge of my seat. This is an epic read, if you like action packed reads this is definitely the read for you. The Narrator does a Fantastic job at bringing the characters out.
Shauna Joesten

1 person found this helpful

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

incredible

I received a free code to listen to this book and I did so willingly

This was quite an interesting experience. I enjoyed it immensely and I look forward to hearing more of John's escapades.

Very good story that is truly remarkably narrated

1 person found this helpful

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

Everyone Needs a Friendly Neighborhood Sicarius

Though this isn't my typical genre, I knew I had to give this story a listen as soon as I read the description. I'm very glad that I did.

Sicarius is an intriguing character; one that was very easy to imagine, based on the mental and physical choices he makes throughout the story. Though he's a clear badass figure and amazing at what he does, I still found myself rooting for his personal well-being many times, as I was fearful for every new situation he found himself in (especially after the governor's death, when everything starts spiraling out of control.)

It was great getting insight into the characters' motivations, and made the story more authentic. I thought the writing, and the narration, helped bring this story to life in a compelling way. The short, punchy action scenes drove home the urgency of the dynamic situations, and I think you will enjoy the ending as much as I did.

I recieved a copy of this book at my own request, and have voluntarily left a review.

1 person found this helpful

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

Great, fast-paced edge-of-your-seat story

This story moved at the speed of light! It is so easy to power through. Isaiah Lee has a crisp writing style. He doesn’t waste words, but also does a great job setting the scene and creating the characters. I’d read another one of his books in a flash! And then there was the narration. Spot on! I read a review by someone who didn’t like the way Todd Waites voices the women. I had ABSOLUTELY no issue with any of the narration. It fit the book to a T.

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

The executioner

Enjoyed the story, always on track and the narrator made the story interesting. Would recommend as a good read/listen

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

a decent story but predictable ending

The storyline and the narration were good. however, the romantic aspect of the story was very predictable and unrealistic. however the ending does allude to a second book and I wouldn't be against reading that.

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

Started good...then went down

I really enjoyed the first part of the book and it had great potential, until it turned into a romance novel. I don't like romance novels. I would have enjoyed more "meat" on the story, more descriptions of events and places. Nevertheless it was an enjoyable story .

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

Top class entertainment

The FIRM.
Absolutely top class. A gripping story of an Assassin it is fast paced and a real page turner.
Characters have good depth.
Storyline is a little unbelievable in places but hey it is a fiction thriller . And it is really good entertainment.
First class narration by Todd Waites .
I received a free copy of this audio book at my own request and voluntarily leave this honest review. ..

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Frieda
  • Frieda
  • 04-07-20

Fast paced and action filled

Would probably make a good action film. Full of action. Very manly type of story.

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Joni J Mielke
  • Joni J Mielke
  • 12-20-19

Good start but I didn't enjoy the middle

I thought that this book had an interesting focal point in its main character - code name Sica, short for Sicarius, a top assassin in name as well as ability. And yet for an assassin, Sica, whose real name is John, achieves paltry number of kills by the end of THE F.I.R.M., so his birth name seems a whole lot more appropriate.

The love story was a bit too mushy for my liking as well as being wholly predictable, lacking the twists, turns and unexpected corkscrew turns that are the hallmarks of a good book with a romantic twist. At the end of the day, the genres lacked balance and what starts as action swiftly devolves into mushy romance.

Altogether an average story with a good narration.

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Norma Miles
  • Norma Miles
  • 10-25-19

The world is full of a**h*les who need to die.

John Gaines is an assassin. He'd been trained for it since he was 12 by his foster father, Quincy. Now, at 28, he'd been working successfully for eleven years, always getting done what had to be done. His latest assignment, client unknown, was the assassination in public of the Governor of New York, Tom Patton, followed by the death of a strip club proprietor, any place, any time. What John hadn't been expecting was to reopen old feuds - and fall in love.

The stories within this main story arc are straightforward and simplistic, easy to follow and quick to read. Characterisation is basic, reliant on flashback remembrances to give solidity and motive to the main protagonists and neither John or Sky every become fully three dimensional living beings. (despite the occasional emotional flicker). Even the narration by Todd Waites , with personalized voices for each protagonist, failed to bring them to live although his well intoned reading made the listening a pleasure.

Even though it is flawed, The F.I.R.M. is good basic read for those who enjoy stories from the assassin's point of view. And the ending, though the book is complete in itself, leaves a clear opening for the second in a series. My thanks to the rights holder, who, at my request via Audiobook Boom,, freely gifted me with a complimentary copy. This review is given voluntarily and represents my truthful opinions