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Gabriel Audiobook

Gabriel: Only One Gets out Alive

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Publisher's Summary

In 2013, terrorists struck the Chicago Marathon. It took more than just people; it took their peace of mind and security for the entire country. For Jacob August it took his entire family. After the bombing his life was changed forever. Abandoning his parents' dreams of his education at medical school, he became America's most deadly CIA assassin. No one was safe from Gabriel: Jacob's working persona. Exhausted of being let down by the CIA, Gabriel went independent. He became a killer for hire with one exception: He still had morals. Now, 10 years later, Gabriel has been reunited with the CIA yet again to stop those that plan to cripple America. Gabriel is an adrenaline-filled rollercoaster ride that never stops!

©2015 Mike Evans (P)2015 Mike Evans

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    Geordie Anthony 16/08/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Simply brilliant"

    Gabriel makes Bourne/Bond and the rest look like Mary poppinsI couldn't stop listening. fantastic book and great narration. where's the next one?

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Amazon Customer
    albia, IA, United States
    22/05/15
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    "jack ryan meets batman"

    Okay the book started slower. The voice of Gabriel is a bit gravelly. But as soon as the book hits gabriels back story it hooks you. And about chapter 6 stuff gets real and the hours fly by . I will be buying the next book As soon as it comes available.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    mo usa
    22/05/15
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    "awesome"

    This is an awesome book. Gabriel beings cold blooded killer to a new level. Great story and plot once I started i couldn't stop. Jack Wallen does an awesome narration.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Jon Spielman
    Germany
    27/09/16
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    "Excellent to listen to!!"
    Would you listen to Gabriel again? Why?

    This book was well read and fun to listen too. The book itself, which I read as well, is also well written, and over all an Excellent story


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mrmeeka
    16/09/16
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    "Action packed"

    I received an audio version of this book to write a review.

    Action packed, intelligence, espionage all rolled into one. Totally enjoyed this book. Excellent story line. Well written. The narrator does an excellent job.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Larry
    groveport, OH, United States
    03/07/16
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    "Very Good Assassin Story Without the Angst"

    I was pleasantly surprised by this assassin novel. It started off knee-deep in action, let off a tad for a very brief but interesting backstory, and kicked some significant butt all the way to the conclusion.

    The brief synopsis available on Audible and Goodreads is sufficient. This is one of those books that is best when the listener/reader doesn’t know what is coming next and I highly recommend avoiding spoilers for this fast-paced story. There are some very good plot twists and the ending was quite good, serving as a stand-alone novel while leaving the window open for sequels.

    The narration by Jack Wallen, Jr was very good. I initially thought his voice for Gabriel was too quiet and was expecting more of a “Scott Brick bad-assedness” type voice but after only a few minutes I became comfortable with the narration and Gabriel’s portrayal. Mr Wallen’s performance was admirable, with distinct voices and many accents/dialects and there was never a question of which character was speaking at any given time. This was my first audiobook with Mr Wallen as narrator, but I am sure it won’t be my last.

    I have been spoiled by Tom Wood’s “Victor the Assassin” series and, I have to admit, I was not anticipating Gabriel to be as good as it was. Gabriel compares very favorably to Victor (still my favorite). If you are looking for a novel of assassins without all of the angst (popularized by Ludlum) and you are waiting impatiently for the next Victor novel, give Gabriel a try: it will definitely serve to fill that assassin escapism in your listening.
    Story (plot) :4
    Performance. :4
    Production Quality :3
    Attention Holding. :4

    I received Gabriel: Only One Gets Out Alive for free in return for a fair and unbiased review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    14/06/16
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    "Awesome"
    Would you listen to Gabriel again? Why?

    YES, absolutely loved it


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Gabriel?

    The opening fight that gives you some insight to Gabriel


    Which character – as performed by Jack Wallen, Jr. – was your favorite?

    Gabriel was my favorite character because he knows what he wants and how to accomplish it.


    Any additional comments?

    This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Joyce Stokley
    27/05/16
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    "very intense"

    what can i ssay this book is awesome chair grabbing breath holding highly recomment this book
    awesome don't do it justice

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Russ
    04/05/16
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    "Not as good as I was hoping for"

    This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast

    I thought the book had a lot of potential but don't think it lived up to what I was expecting. A lot more could have been done with the plot and characters

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Steven smith
    29/04/16
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    "Gabriel"

    absolutely loved it. Gabriel is a Bad Ass. Every part had me pulled in . great book and serious

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Indiana
    19/04/16
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    "Great listen!"
    What did you love best about Gabriel?

    His no nonsense attitude towards those in power.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Gabriel was my favorite character because he knows what he wants and how to accomplish it.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The opening fight that gives you some insight to Gabriel.


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

    No I didn't have any extreme reactions.


    Any additional comments?

    This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook Blast

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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