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  • The Fox

  • By: Frederick Forsyth
  • Narrated by: David Rintoul
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 196

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Fox by Frederick Forsyth. The 18th novel from best-selling thriller writer Frederick Forsyth, the man who defined the genre. The Fox is based on the stories of British hackers Gary McKinnon and Lauri Love and centres around an 18-year-old schoolboy with Asperger’s Syndrome who is able to penetrate intricate firewalls to access the secrets at the highest level of foreign governments and other major organisations.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not Quite Such a Cunning Fox!

  • By Simon on 21-09-18

Not FF at his best

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-09-18

A little predictable. Good naration. perhaps a little less of a history lesson at every plot turn?

  • The Disappeared

  • By: C. J. Box
  • Narrated by: David Chandler
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Wyoming's new governor isn't sure what to make of Joe Pickett, but he has a job for him that is extremely delicate. A prominent female British executive never came home from the high-end guest ranch she was visiting, and the British embassy is pressing hard. At the same time, his friend Nate Romanowski has asked Joe to intervene with the feds on behalf of falconers who can no longer hunt with eagles even though their permits are in order. But the more he investigates both cases, the more someone wants him to go away.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The disappeared

  • By alastairl39 on 24-11-18

C J does it again!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-03-18

Another great story from a master storyteller. You can feel the chill in your bones!

  • Vicious Circle

  • Joe Pickett, Book 17
  • By: C J Box
  • Narrated by: David Chandler
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

The plane circled in the dark. Down below, Joe Pickett could just make out figures in the snow and timber. Joe knew that he might be their next target. The Cates clan's history with the Picketts is about to come full circle. Game warden Joe Pickett struck a fierce blow against them when the life of his daughter April was endangered. But it wasn't a killing blow, and he'd always wondered if there'd be a day of reckoning...It seems now Joe will find out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Box does it again!

  • By Alan on 09-05-17

Box does it again!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-17

Great story from a master at the top of his game. Picket is back!

  • Liberty's Last Stand

  • Tommy Carmellini, Book 7
  • By: Stephen Coonts
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

The president of the United States stands on an outdoor stage, flanked by powerful members of his administration and party. Television crews are preparing for broadcast. High above the stage, on a nearby rooftop, a decorated sniper adjusts the scope on his rifle. Afterwards, America will never be the same.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Too right wing at times.

  • By Alan on 04-07-16

Too right wing at times.

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-07-16

Good story, well told, but a heavily right wing US political agenda I think. However this does not detract too much for overseas readers, not sure how it will sit with US Democrats though!

  • Tom Clancy Commander in Chief: Jack Ryan, Book 11

  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 20 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 382
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 339

Abandoned by other international leaders, Jack Ryan alone counters the threat posed by Russian president Valeri Volodin. This isn't the first time that the dictator has threatened world peace, but this time he's playing a very nuanced game, moving chess pieces around the board while isolating Ryan from the rest of the international community. Fortunately, Jack Ryan, Jr. and the rest of his Campus team find themselves in the middle of action with a vital clue to the Russian's intentions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, in the spirit of Tom Clancy

  • By A. Standen on 23-01-16

Not the best

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-01-16

A good listen but perhaps a little formulaic? A little over the top receivable too.

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