Covert One

8 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 164 ratings

The Hades Factor Publisher's Summary

In the first installment of an exciting new series from Robert Ludlum, a teenage girl in Atlanta, an Army major in California, and a homeless man in Boston all die a horrible and painful sudden death from the devastating effects of an unknown virus. Lt. Col. Jonathan Smith, a combat doctor attached to the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, is assigned to solve the mystery of the virus' abrupt appearance. But as the death count rapidly mounts by the dozens, hundreds, thousands - in America, and around the world - Smith finds himself trapped in a maelstrom of mystery and danger.

Hardly knowing where to turn or whom to trust, Smith assembles a ragtag private team to aid him in his search for the truth behind the deadly virus - a quest that will lead them to the highest levels and darkest corners of the globe.

©2000 by Myn Pyn LLC (P)2000 by Audio Renaissance, an Imprint of Renaissance Media, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Hades Factor

    • A Covert-One Novel
    • By: Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated by: Joseph Campanella
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In the first installment of an exciting new series from Robert Ludlum, a teenage girl in Atlanta, an Army major in California, and a homeless man in Boston all die a horrible and painful sudden death from the devastating effects of an unknown virus. Join the search for the truth behind the deadly virus in this heart-stopping listen!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story horrible narration.

    • By Chase Stafford on 06-20-17

    Regular price: $15.93

  • Book 2

    • The Cassandra Compact

    • By: Robert Ludlum, Philip Shelby
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    When a sample of smallpox from Russia's cache of bioweapons is smuggled into the United States, Jon Smith and his colleagues must unravel the mystery of the Cassandra Compact and recover or destroy the virus - before the power of Armageddon falls into the hands of a madman.

    Regular price: $15.93

  • Book 3

    • Robert Ludlum's The Paris Option

    • By: Robert Ludlum
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    An explosion in the middle of the night reduces part of Paris' esteemed Pasteur Institute to rubble. Among the missing is the world's top computer scientist, Emile Chambord. Even though a terrorist group claims responsibility for the bombing, many in the intelligence community suspect the scientist was actually kidnapped and the bomb set to divert attention. Chambord may have been close to devising a working molecular computer which, in the wrong hands, could be the most deadly weapon in the world.

    Regular price: $18.89

  • Book 4

    • Robert Ludlum's The Altman Code

    • A Covert-One Novel
    • By: Robert Ludlum, Gayle Lynds
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    On the dark waterside docks of Shanghai, a photographer is recording cargo being secretly loaded when he's brutally killed and his camera destroyed. Shortly thereafter Covert-One director Fred Klein brings the word to the President that there's a Chinese cargo ship rumored to be carrying tons of chemicals to be used by a rogue nation to create new biological weapons. Klein is ordered to get the President solid proof of what the Chinese ship is ferrying.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Mark on 05-14-09

    Regular price: $21.27

  • Book 5

    • Robert Ludlum's The Lazarus Vendetta

    • A Covert One Novel
    • By: Patrick Larkin
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    The Lazarus Movement, the dominant force in the eco-conscious, "anti-technology" protest movement, has sent rumblings down the halls of the world's intelligence agencies. Led by a mysterious, never-seen figure known only as Lazarus, this increasingly prominent group is believed by some to be preparing a bold strike.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story

    • By Michael C. Semotan on 06-24-12

    Regular price: $23.93

  • Book 6

    • Robert Ludlum's The Moscow Vector

    • A Covert-One Novel
    • By: Patrick Larkin
    • Narrated by: Erik Bergmann
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    At an international medical conference in Prague, Dr. Fiona Devin, an American scientist attached to the Department of Defense, is contacted by one of her Russian colleagues. Dr. Valentin Petrenko, a specialist in rare diseases, is concerned about a small cluster of deaths in Moscow but even more concerned by the Russian government's refusal to publicly release any information or data on the outbreak. When he meets with Devin to pass on his case notes and samples, the two are attacked.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Pat on 08-27-05

    Regular price: $23.93

  • Book 7

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    • The Arctic Event

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    • The Ares Decision

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