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  • Warlord

  • Danny Black, Book 5
  • By: Chris Ryan
  • Narrated by: Michael Fenner
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396

When the SAS takes on the Narcos, there can be only one winner. Set in 2011 in Mexico and London, Warlord is based on real events. Series hero Danny Black leads an SAS squad on loan to the CIA and sent to the Mexican border. The old Colombian drug gangs are being driven out by New Mexican gangs and their crack killing teams, called the Zitas. This is leading to a new, unprecedented flood of heroin engulfing Southern American states.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You won't put this down

  • By Alec on 01-09-17

Great book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-10-17

Well written book with some good twists to the story line. One of the best in the Danny Black series.

  • The Bone Field

  • The heart-stopping new thriller
  • By: Simon Kernick
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 761
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 698

A new twist to a decades old mystery. 1990. A young woman goes missing while backpacking in Thailand. She is never seen again. 2016. Her bones are discovered 6000 miles away in an English field and, within hours, the boyfriend who reported her disappearance all those years ago is dead. So begins a hunt to solve her murder that will take DI Ray Mason and PI Tina Boyd into a dark and terrifying world of corruption and deadly secrets, where murder is commonplace, and nothing and nobody is safe....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By P M Sedgwick on 08-10-17

Great book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-17

Good story line with clever plot. I appreciated the constant little recaps about what the character had done or the recent plot events. Excellent narration. Definitely recommend.

  • Detonator

  • Nick Stone, Book 17
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 319
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300

Ex-deniable operator Nick Stone has spent a lifetime in harm's way - but when someone he cares for very deeply is murdered in cold blood, he can no longer just take the pain. A high-level internecine conflict at the dark heart of the resurgent Russian Empire and an assassin's bullet on an isolated Alpine pass propel him from an apparently run-of-the-mill close-protection task into his most brutal and challenging mission yet. As the body count increases, Stone becomes one of Europe's most wanted.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Usual Mcnab masterclass

  • By Mikey on 14-11-15

Another great book in the series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-05-16

Different start to normal but the usual suspense and drama. I really enjoyed this book.

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  • Silencer

  • Nick Stone, Book 15
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 313
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277

1993: Under deep cover, Nick Stone and a specialist surveillance team have spent weeks in the jungles and city streets of Colombia. Their mission: to locate the boss of the world's most murderous drugs cartel - and terminate him with extreme prejudice. Now they can strike. But to get close enough to fire the fatal shot, Nick must reveal his face. It's a risk he's willing to take - since only the man who is about to die will see him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved every second of it!

  • By Mikey on 28-02-14

Another good Book in the series

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-02-16

I enjoyed this book. Whilst it was a good story and well narrated, events had too much coincidence to be truly believable. It didn't spoil my enjoyment but did detract from the normal believable Nick Stone books.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Crossfire

  • Nick Stone, Book 10
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188

Ex-deniable operator Nick Stone is bodyguarding a TV crew on the streets of war-torn Basra. He seems certain to die when insurgent gunmen attack. Only a reporter's swift action saves his life. When the reporter vanishes within hours, presumed kidnapped, Stone is asked by the Intelligence Service to find him. The trail leads from Iraq to London, Dublin, and Kabul - the brutal city where governments, terrorism and big business collide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, extremely well read!

  • By S.A.L on 28-02-18

Another good book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-10-15

Good solid story line with interesting background information. Not as much action as some in the series but it's definitely an enjoyable read/listen. Very well narrated.

  • Recoil

  • Nick Stone, Book 9
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146

Ex-special forces soldier Nick Stone is recuperating in Switzerland. His latest mission cost the life of one of his closest friends. And the woman he went to bed with last night has left without saying goodbye. When she fails to reappear, Stone begins his quest to find her. Once in Africa and in the heart of a very dirty Congo war, it isn't long before the past comes knocking on the door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Paul Thornley IS Nick Stone

  • By Cliff on 16-07-16

Another good Book in the Nick Stone series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-09-15

Similar format to previous books. Good plot with interesting characters. Very well narrated as usual.

  • Deep Black

  • Nick Stone, Book 7
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160

Nick Stone's future has never looked as bleak. The only person he's ever loved is dead. The only people who might give him a reason not to join her have turned their backs. Until a chance encounter with a man he saved ten years ago appears to throw him a lifeline . . .But on the bullet- and bomb -scarred streets of Baghdad, second chances are in short supply.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nick's a complicated bloke ...

  • By Jen on 29-07-16

Good but not the best Nick Stone book so far

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-08-15

What did you like best about Deep Black? What did you like least?

The general basis for the story is believable and well thought out as usual. However, at times the book goes into too much detail in the scene setting and not much actual action seemed to occur. Explaining how the waiter behaved around the pool was not required, more action was. Usually these books strike this balance well but this book, for me, didn't achieve this.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

The beginning and end are very good.

What about Paul Thornley’s performance did you like?

Excellent as usual. Very versatile accents.

Did Deep Black inspire you to do anything?

Find out more about the Bosnian War

Any additional comments?

I would still recommend this book if you have read the others in the series, just for me it was my least favourite.

  • Liberation Day

  • Nick Stone, Book 5
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191

If Nick Stone wasn't so desperate for his American citizenship, he probably wouldn't have agreed to do this one last job with the CIA. But Carrie is over there and he simply can't refuse the chance of a new life with the woman he loves.The job seems simple enough - and he is certainly skilled enough. Infiltrate the hostile, violent republic of Algeria, kill a money-laundering businessman, and bring back his severed head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • gripping

  • By wayne on 28-09-16

Great story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-07-15

An interesting storyline which is believable and exciting. Hard to predict what will happen next. A good balance of background setting together with the usual amazing insight into the world of Nick Stone. Excellent narration as usual.

  • Firewall

  • Nick Stone, Book 3
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280

Tough, resourceful and ruthless, ex-SAS trooper Nick Stone is now working for British Intelligence on deniable operations. And is desperately in need of cash. When he is offered a lucrative freelance job, Stone thinks his problems are over. All he needs to do is kidnap a Russian mafia warlord. And so Stone is thrust into the grim underworld of Estonia, with unknown aggressors stalking the Arctic landscape. Russia has launched a cyber-espionage attack, hacking into the West's most sensitive military secrets. Stone must stop them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A true blockbuster

  • By David H. Furnival on 08-11-16

Great Story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-15

Interesting story with good level of detail but not over the top. Good twists to the story throughout and very well narrated.

  • Remote Control

  • Nick Stone, Book 1
  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 522
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488

Tough, resourceful, ruthless - as an SAS trooper, Nick Stone was one of the best. Now he's back on the streets. After a botched mission, the Regiment no longer want his services. But British Intelligence does - as a deniable operator. It's the dirtiest job in a very, very dirty world. In Washington, DC, it's about to get dirtier still. On the apparently routine tail of two terrorists, he discovers the bodies of an ex-SAS officer and his family. Soon he's on the run with the lone survivor of the bloodbath - a seven-year-old girl.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping, totally shocking, twisting MASTERPIECE

  • By Mikey on 07-03-14

thrilling read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-05-15

Action packed story. Good story with good balance of scene setting without going too deep. Definitely recommended. very enjoyable.