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The Absence of Guilt Audiobook

The Absence of Guilt

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Publisher's Summary

Mark Gimenez is back as The Colour of Law star A. Scott Fenney takes the stand for an impossible case.

An ISIS attack on America is narrowly averted when the FBI uncovers a plot to detonate a weapon of mass destruction in Dallas, Texas, during the Super Bowl. A federal grand jury indicts 24 coconspirators, including Omar al Mustafa, a notorious and charismatic Muslim cleric known for his incendiary anti-American diatribes on YouTube and Fox News. His arrest is greeted with cheers around the world and relief at home.

The president goes on national television and proclaims, 'We won!' There is only one problem: there is no evidence against Mustafa. That problem falls to the presiding judge, newly appointed US District Judge A. Scott Fenney.

If Mustafa is innocent, Scott must set the most dangerous man in Dallas free, with no idea who is really guilty. And all with just three weeks to go before the attack is due....

©2016 Mark Gimenez (P)2016 Hachette Audio UK

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    Mr. P. Morris DEVON, ENGLAND 09/03/2017
    Mr. P. Morris DEVON, ENGLAND 09/03/2017 Member Since 2016

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    "Excellent story and narration"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. The story and the balance of characters is brilliant.


    What does Jeff Harding bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    His emphasis and timing are perfect


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    The perfect terrorist decoy


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    Janice Hamilton, United Kingdom 31/01/2017
    Janice Hamilton, United Kingdom 31/01/2017
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    "Topical for the times"
    What did you like most about The Absence of Guilt?

    I enjoyed hearing how the lives of Scott, his family and his entourage had progressed. I loved the first two books in Scott's story, this one focused a little less on the central characters as so much was happening around them, still a great listen.


    Which character – as performed by Jeff Harding – was your favourite?

    All of them, this is a man who has perfected his craft, I love his voice in all of it's guises.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, as with most of the books I listen to......... never have the time though!


    Any additional comments?

    My worry is, due to the amount of coverage ISIS gets in the news, I'm not sure a lot of people would want to read about it for entertainment.

    I really enjoy Mark Gimenez books and I'm hoping the saga will continue for Scott and his gang, I can see no other reason for Rebecca being brought into this book, than to set up the plot for the next........... here's hoping!

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    christopher hastings, United Kingdom 22/11/2016
    christopher hastings, United Kingdom 22/11/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "Start well and fades"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Jeff Harding is excellent as always. Story starts well if a little slow but gets far fetched at the end, almost as if the author had painted himself into a corner with the plot and couldn't think of a convincing way out. Still enjoyable though


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Weak


    Have you listened to any of Jeff Harding’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    Top quality as always


    Do you think The Absence of Guilt needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    No it stands alonei


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