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    • The Unknown Soldier

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Hidden in the vastness of the Saudi Arabian desert, a camel caravan of fugitives moves slowly toward its goal. Deep in the sand and out of sight are the men they seek, leaders of Al Qaeda, regrouping to strike again. One man in the caravan stands out for his strength and self-discipline. His identity is masked, his past blanketed from memory. His obsession is to be briefed on his next target.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Ends with a whimper not with a bang

    • By Linda on 05-06-06

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Harry's Game

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: John O'Mahony
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A British cabinet minister is gunned down on a London street by an IRA assassin. In the wake of national outcry, the authorities must find the hitman. But the trail is long cold, the killer gone to ground in Belfast, and they must resort to more unorthodox methods to unearth him. Ill prepared and poorly briefed, undercover agent Harry Brown is sent into the heart of enemy territory to infiltrate the terrorists. But when it is a race against the clock, mistakes are made and corners cut. For Harry Brown, alone in a city of strangers, where an intruder is the subject of immediate gossip and rumour, one false move is enough to leave him fatally isolated....

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Untouchable

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 19 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Called “the finest thriller writer in the world today” by the Daily Telegraph, Gerald Seymour is the author of several acclaimed best-sellers. A novel of riveting suspense, The Untouchable is the tale of Mister, the supreme crimelord of London, and his scheme to expand his illicit enterprises into the Balkans. Only one man stands in his way - British customs officer Joey Cann. With a flawless reading by narrator Gerard Doyle, The Untouchable is truly an enthralling listen.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too slow for my taste

    • By Moku on 06-16-12

    Regular price: $38.49

    • At Close Quarters

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Colin Mace
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Holt, a diplomat, and Noah Crane, Israeli master-sniper, plan to walk by night into the dangerous Beqa'a Valley, where capture by the Syrian Army results in torture and death. It is to find one man: the subject of an act of vengeance by the British, to display their strength in the face of terrorism. But when Holt and Crane are far into the Beqa'a, unrecoverable, their cover is blown....

    Regular price: $22.27

    • Traitor’s Kiss

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kay
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Officially, the Cold War is over, and the hand of friendship has been exchanged in public. In private, though, the intelligence war continues. A British trawler strays into Russian waters. On its return, the captain has a package for British Intelligence. For the next four years, a high-ranking Russian naval officer provides MI6 with priceless information. But suddenly he goes quiet. Clearly under suspicion, the decision is made to get him out. But his controllers in London know nothing about him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An absolutely outstanding book

    • By The bounder on 04-04-15

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Field of Blood

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Brian Cox
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A modern classic from one of the great thriller writers of our era. McAnally had sworn his oath to the IRA. But he quit and went south into the Republic, until they came for him, made him fire the deadly rocket launcher one last time. Then he played his final card and most terrifying role - Supergrass. Ferris, the young British lieutenant, hadn’t wanted to join the Army. But a cruel twist of fate put him in the front line of a brutally tense war of nerves.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • A Damned Serious Business

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Edwin Coker, nicknamed 'Boot', is a case officer at MI6. When a hacker falls into his hands and reveals details of a secret meeting, Boot conceives a plan to strike back - with a bomb that will seriously damage the Russian operation. Boot turns to Merc, an ex-soldier fighting in Iraq and a gun-for-hire, to deliver the explosives into Russia and bring the hacker back. But things do not go to plan, and his mission becomes near impossible. The scene is set for a classic story of pursuit, evasion and a battle for survival.

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Vagabond

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: John O'Mahony
    • Length: 18 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Danny Curnow, known in the army family by his call sign, Vagabond, ran agents, informers. Now he lives in quiet isolation and works as a guide to tourists visiting the Normandy's D-Day beaches. But violence in Northern Ireland is on the rise again. The covert world was close to destroying Danny. Fifteen years later the stakes are higher, the risks greater, and Danny will have to prove that he is as hard and ruthless as before.

    Regular price: $32.32

    • A Line in the Sand

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Gerald Seymour’s international thrillers have topped best-seller lists in England and have been made into television movies in both the UK and the United States. Like Ken Follett and John le Carré, he is a master at putting strong characters in compelling situations. When sources reveal that Iran’s top assassin has targeted Frank Perry for his next kill, the British Security Service wants Frank to move from the quiet English seacoast village where he’s been hiding for five years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Paul on 08-25-16

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Outsiders

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    MI5 officer Winnie Monks has never forgotten the death of a young agent on her team at the hands of a former Russian army major turned gangster. Now, 10 years later, she learns that the major is travelling to a villa on the popular Spanish holiday destination Costa del Sol, and she asks permission to send in a surveillance unit. They find an empty property near the major's. It's a perfect base for Winnie's darker, less official plans. But it turns out the villa isn't deserted.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Jericho's War

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 18 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In a moment of suspense that will affect many thousands of lives, a handful of people will converge on a barren stretch of Yemeni desert. Corrie Rankin is already a legend at MI6 when he is sent to take down a high-value player in the war against Al Qaeda. This is Jericho's War. The weapons it deploys and the brutal aims it pursues are state of the art. The fear it breeds and the raw bravery it demands are as timeless as the desert itself.

    Regular price: $23.44

    • The Dealer and the Dead

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 18 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    In a Croatian village near Vukovar, no one who survived will ever forget the night they waited for the weapons they needed to make a last-ditch fight against the advancing Serbs. The promised delivery never came, and the village was overrun. Eighteen years later, a body is unearthed from a field, and with it the identity of the arms dealer who betrayed them. Now the villagers can plot their revenge. In leafy England, arms dealer Harvey Gillott regards himself as a man of his word. There is only one blemish on his record, and that was long ago.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Characters I don't care about

    • By Ethosian on 07-26-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • A Deniable Death

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The rules are simple. Break up your shape. Hide your smell. Never show your silhouette. Check the surfaces of your kit. Space the movements of your team. Use the shadows. Danny "Badger" Baxter has a talent for surveillance. He's always followed the rules. Until now, they've kept him alive. But now, Badger has a bigger job than photographing dissident Northern Irish Republicans in muddy Ulster fields, or Islamic extremists on rain swept Yorkshire moors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Poor direction

    • By William on 11-28-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Dead Ground

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    One frozen night in Germany, Tracy Barnes witnesses the killing of her lover by the secret police. Years later, when the Berlin Wall has crumbled and old enemies are new friends, Tracy encounters the murderer and plans to make him pay.

    Regular price: $23.07

    • No Mortal Thing

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Ben Allen
    • Length: 18 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Jago is a kid from a rough part of London who has worked hard to get a job in a bank. Marcantonio is a member of the 'Ndrangheta crime families from Southern Italy. He is in Germany to learn how to channel their illicit millions towards legitimate businesses. When Jago witnesses Marcantonio commit a vicious assault, he is drawn into the middle of a delicate surveillance operation....

    Regular price: $33.04

    • Field of Blood

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: John O'Mahony
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Sean McNally has sworn his oath to the IRA. But then he'd turned his back on the violence and the hatred, and gone south to the Republic. Life was good, until they came for him to do one last job. But in its aftermath, McNally is captured and is facing a lifetime's imprisonment. Unless he dares think the unthinkable...and becomes a tout. Lieutenant David Ferris hadn't wanted to join the army, but found himself in it anyway. In a cruel twist of fate, his path crosses that of Sean McNally's and he quickly becomes a pawn on the frontline of a brutally tense war of nerves.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Corporal's Wife

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Daniel Philpott
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Farideh's husband is a corporal in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, entrapped by MI6 for interrogation. His job as a driver to a top general has left him with potentially valuable knowledge, but he won't talk unless Farideh is brought out of Iran. The SAS say it's too dangerous, so MI6 assemble a team of three ex-soldiers and a student dropout who knows the language and smuggles them into Tehran.…

    Regular price: $22.41

    • The Dealer and the Dead

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Eighteen years after the barbarous war with the Serbs that tore their communities apart, a group of Croatian villagers discover the identity of the Englishman who they believe betrayed them by reneging on a deal to supply arms. With revenge in sight at last, they hire a professional killer from London to track him down... but is the story as simple as they think?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Distant events brought up close and personal

    • By Merle on 05-01-12

    Regular price: $25.81

    • The Collaborator

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Deadlier than the Mafia, the Camorra never forget, and never forgive. She is an Italian accountancy student in London, and her boyfriend Eddie teaches at a language school. But the prime reason Immacolata Borelli came to Britain was to look after her gangster brother, wanted for multiple murders back home in Naples. For the Borelli clan are major players in the Camorra, a crime network more close-knit and ruthless than the Sicilian Mafia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • innocence and ignorance shattered

    • By Merle on 05-17-12

    Regular price: $25.81

    • The Journeyman Tailor

    • By: Gerald Seymour
    • Narrated by: John O'Mahony
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In the villages and on the mountains of County Tyrone, in the heartland of the Provisional IRA's most active Brigade, the golden rule is 'Hear nothing, see nothing, know nothing'. To collaborate with British Intelligence is to invite an inescapable death sentence. But there is word on the mountain that inside the Brigade there is a 'tout', an informer. He will be identified, interrogated, tortured, then hooded and shot.

    Regular price: $20.65

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