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  • Capture or Kill

  • By: Tom Marcus
  • Narrated by: Jason Langley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 466
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 433
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431

Matt Logan is an MI5 agent for the British government. Working on the front line of counterterrorism in the UK, he's trained to protect its citizens against all threats. When two brothers known operationally as 'Iron Sword' and 'Stone Fist' are suspected of plotting a major terrorist event, Logan and his team work undercover to track them down. If they fail, an attack will be unleashed that will rock the country to its very core.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fast Paced Fun Spy Story!

  • By Simon on 03-08-18

Fast paced, action thriller, excellent narration

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

Reviewed: 04-02-19

A well narrated storyline. Keeps the listener engaged from start to finish. some good twists to the plot.

  • Elon Musk

  • By: Ashlee Vance
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,881
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,384
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,364

South African-born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey, Jr. The personal tale of Musk's life comes with all the trappings one associates with a great, drama-filled story.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating insight but a little repetitive

  • By Andrew on 15-01-17

Fascinating biography

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

having read the Steve Jobs biography it was interesting to make comparisons about the characteristics of these driven visionaries and entrepreneurs

  • The Fire

  • A Rick Fuller Thriller, Book 2
  • By: Robert White
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Camm
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211

Rick Fuller, a once decorated SAS hero, now Manchester hit man, likes nothing better than disposing of his employer's rivals in return for a suitcase of cash. His spectacular fall from grace and obsession to discover the identity of the IRA terrorist who gunned down his wife all but destroyed him. Ten years have passed since that fateful day, and Ireland has seen many changes.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Too far fetched and the format drives you mad

  • By Paul Loseby on 21-06-18

A good story marred by unusual sequencing

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

underlying story is good but approach used to tell story from each characters perspective as the timeline advances does not work for me, results in fragmented storyline and frequent quiet narration loses overall appeal

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Once a Pilgrim

  • By: James Deegan
  • Narrated by: Joshua Manning
  • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 637
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 584
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 581

John Carr has recently left the SAS, after a long and distinguished career, and is now working for a Russian oligarch in the murky world of private security. But an incident from his past - in which three terrorists were brutally killed - suddenly comes back to haunt him. Tracked by a hit man out for revenge, John Carr is forced to step over the line to defend himself and his family. It's a cruel and violent world - and one he thought he'd left behind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts!

  • By Simon on 19-09-18

Gripping, well written a and narrated<br />

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

Reviewed: 21-04-18

superb, gripping storyline and action thriller. compelling storyline and character make for great audio book

  • Strike Back

  • By: Chris Ryan
  • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
  • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

In Beirut, a brilliant young Sky TV reporter Katie Dartmouth has been captured by a ruthless gang of Hezbollah terrorists. She is to be executed live on television unless British troops are withdrawn from Iraq. A nation holds its breath and the government is tottering on the edge of collapse.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Good storyline but only 2 hrs long

  • By Vinces on 06-04-18

Good storyline but only 2 hrs long

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

Reviewed: 06-04-18

condensed story but not worth an Audible credit for this length of audio book. not good value

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Global Strike

  • Strike Back, Book 3
  • By: Chris Ryan
  • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 186

Charles Street was once a highly respected agent working for MI6, until a terrible mistake cost him his job. Now he's a desperate man, living on past glories and struggling to make ends meet. Until he makes a discovery that has the power to bring down the new President of the United States. But when Street tries to cash in on this discovery, he finds himself pursued by a Russian snatch squad.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant from start to end

  • By Ian on 25-04-18

A compelling action thriller

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

Reviewed: 21-03-18

One of those storylines where you want to keep listening. Plot takes characters from UK to USA and Russia. A good action thriller

  • A Damned Serious Business

  • By: Gerald Seymour
  • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
  • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

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.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • A struggle to understand this storyline

  • By Vinces on 12-03-18

A struggle to understand this storyline

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

several hours into this audio book and the storyline is unclear and the listener left waiting for anything of interest to happen. very hard going

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Fair Game

  • Dan Shepherd, Book 8
  • By: Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 390
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337

Spider Shepherd is up against the most violent enemies he's ever encountered. Somali pirates have kidnapped the crew of a yacht in a brutal attack, and are demanding a huge ransom in return for the hostages. The pirates have chilling terrorist ambitions in the UK, and are making terrible plans to change the London skyline forever. Thousands of lives are on the line. Spider is sent to sea on an undercover mission to stop the pirates. But time is running out.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Consistent Stephen Leather

  • By Nick Moore on 25-10-12

Bingworthy

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

Reviewed: 15-12-17

One of the best Dan Shepherd stories. Several threads to the storyline. Compelling listen. you won't stop listening until the end

  • First Response

  • By: Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011

From best-selling writer Stephen Leather comes an utterly addictive all-action thriller in which a huge terrorist threat to the capital can only be stopped by one man. From the best-selling author of the Spider Shepherd and Jack Nightingale series comes First Response, the utterly addictive new thriller by Stephen Leather. London is under siege. Nine men in suicide vests primed to explode hold hostages in nine different locations around the city, and are ready to die for their cause.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stunning and so expertly narrated. Oh the pace

  • By Gavingks on 14-03-16

A compelling story

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

Reviewed: 30-11-17

If you were reading this book you would not want to put it down. An intriguing storyline with a twist

  • Light Touch

  • The 14th Spider Shepherd Thriller
  • By: Stephen Leather
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 448
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 445

The 14th thriller in the Spider Shepherd series promises even more gripping action from The Sunday Times best seller Stephen Leather. Working undercover is all about trust - getting the target to trust you and then betraying them in order to bring them to justice. But what do you do when you believe an undercover cop has crossed the line and aligned herself with the international drugs smuggler she was supposed to be targeting?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best spider book

  • By Amazon Customer on 15-08-17

pacey action thriller with two storylines running

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

Reviewed: 19-08-17

Excellent, fast paced action story lines which hold your attention to the end. great narration.