Termination Orders

Narrated by: John Pruden
Series: Dan Morgan, Book 1
Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
4 out of 5 stars (407 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In the tradition of bestsellers by Robert Ludlum and Vince Flynn, Termination Orders introduces Dan Morgan, a retired black-ops agent who must return to duty to thwart a deadly international conspiracy.

Once a trained killer for the CIA, Dan Morgan has built a new life for himself. But when he receives a desperate plea from his former black-ops partner - reportedly killed in a foreign battle zone - he flies in to help. It should be a routine mission, extracting a human asset from the region, but it’s not - it’s an ambush. Now Morgan is running for his life, with crucial evidence in his possession. With his contacts dead and his family in danger, Morgan must take on a full-scale conspiracy in the highest echelons of a vast global network that plays by its own rules.

Leo J. Maloney spent over thirty-five years in black ops, accepting highly secretive missions that would put him in the most dangerous hot spots in the world. Since leaving that career, he has had the opportunity to try his hand at acting in independent films and television commercials. He has ten movies to his credit, both as an actor and behind the camera as a producer, technical advisor, and assistant director.

©2012 Leo J. Maloney (P)2012 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Critic Reviews

“Leo J. Maloney is the new voice to be reckoned with. Every word of Termination Orders rings with the authenticity that can only come from an insider. This is one outstanding thriller!” (John Gilstrap,  New York Times bestselling author)
“For fans of spy thrillers seeking a bit of realism mixed into their novels, Termination Orders will prove to be an excellent and recommended pick.”( Midwest Book Reviews)
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Cookie Cutter

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

No, it was not time well spent listening to this book.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Vince Flynn

What three words best describe John Pruden’s voice?

Not entertaining

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

No

Any additional comments?

There was nothing unique about this book. The book was very perdictable and was a bore to listen to in my car. I had to make myself listen to the entire book which is a first for me with an Audible.

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Entertaining

The story is good with characters that you route for. It is very entertaining. Good listen.

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Termination of the Credit

So I did!. By shear will alone I got through Part 1. These guys sounded like they were at a tea party for 6 year old girls. Not only the silly,and corny remarks but the 'voices' John Pruden gave them were absolutely pathic. If you can stay to The End, I say " Hail Fellow well met"

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Terrible in all aspects

What would have made Termination Orders better?

Less simplistic, too predictable, bad narrator

What do you think your next listen will be?

clive cussler

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of John Pruden?

George Guidall or Scott Brick

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Termination Orders?

The release of the daughter, The car chase, the killing of T

Any additional comments?

To simplistic, very predictable, does not compare in any way to Vince Flynn or Brad Thor

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Bad narration. Couldn't get into it at all. Didn't finish the book. Couldn't get into it at all.

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Pure action begining to end

What did you love best about Termination Orders?

This book held my attention and was an adrenaline rush all the way through.

What did you like best about this story?

The sory line was easy to follow and held your interest.

Have you listened to any of John Pruden’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have not listened to this narator before however look forward to the next time I hear him.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

The new Rambo with a twist.

Any additional comments?

Although the story is out there a bit and in real life probably couldn't happen like that, it is fiction and certainly extremely entertaining. Several times was parked and continued to listen because could not stop. This is what I look for in an audio book; I am hoping the sequel is as good!

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entertaining but predictable.

Would you consider the audio edition of Termination Orders to be better than the print version?

Did not read the print version.

Would you be willing to try another book from Leo J. Maloney? Why or why not?

Yes. I enjoy most thrillers in this genre.

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

Personality

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

None.

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Great Read!

Exciting book! Loved it! Well written and loved the audio. Cant wait to read the next one!

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Kind of a trainwreck, cookie cutter

There are some parts that are incredibly well written and the authenticity screams out of the story... unfortunately thats about 20% of the book. The rest of the story is very amateurish, Im surprised it made it to print. And this narrator is particularly awful on top of it. Ugh.

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FIRST TIME WAS A CHARM

THIS IS ONE OF THE VERY FIRST BOOKS I EVER LISTENED TO WITH AUDIBLE AND I WAS HOOKED FROM THAT POINT. THE NARRATOR HELPED TO MAKE THIS STORY PLAY LIKE A MOVIE IN MY HEAD. GREAT NARRATION AND AWESOME STORY!!