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Summary

I need a war....

Nicolas Creel, a super-rich arms dealer, decides that the best way to boost his business is to start a new cold war - and he won't let anything or anyone get in his way.

As international tensions rise and the superpowers line up against each other, the lives of three very different people will never be the same again. As intelligence agent Shaw, academic Anna Fischer and ambitious journalist Katie James are all drawn into Creel's games, can anything stop the world from spiralling out of control?

The Whole Truth by David Baldacci is a terrifying global thriller that delivers all the twists and turns, emotional drama, unforgettable characters and can't-turn-it-off pacing that Baldacci fans expect - and still goes beyond anything he's written before.

The Whole Truth is followed by a second Shaw and Katie James audiobook, Deliver Us from Evil.

©2017 David Baldacci (P)2008 Hachette Audio

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Ron McLarty does an amazing job narrating the book

So well written, thank you David Baldacci for another amazing book I loved the twist and turns was hard to stop listening :) Ron McLarty you are amazing to listen to as always :)

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Great story and can’t wait to get the next one

Excellent plot, as usual, from the master storyteller. Want more of Shaw and Katie James

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i hate the music in the background

i enjoy listening to baldacci novels the narrators are fantastic... but and its a big but .....musical nonsense in the background ruins the tension and makes it difficult to understand the narrator at times. if you have impaired hearing it must be nearly impossible to hear the storyline through the background noise. i would ask that an option of having sound effects or not might be a good thing ...i am sure that cannot be beyond the producers skill set...

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The whole Truth

Another gripping book by David Badacci. Very hard to put down. Hard to know what will happen next.

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Good but way too gory

Very much doubt if any of the characters would have survived the violence which was just unnecessary and detracted from a good story

I also hate the repeated use of the word belly, but maybe that’s just me

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One of his best

Good story line with his usual descriptive narrative great twists to keep you going and a realistic ending

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an excellent book

another great work of fiction by David Baldacci, with a worrying possibility of being factual,.

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Great story

Great story, great narration. As a character, Shaw is a cross between Puller and Robie. I can see where Baldacci was going with him. Shame he only appears in a few books.

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shaw book

didn't hate it but didn't love it either. Shaw was a character i couldn't get. There wasn't anything about him i liked. his and katies pairing could of developed but more things jarred then fitted.

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Another great action thriller from Baldacci

Another great thriller from Baldacci which I loved as he explores the power of "fake news".

Each of Baldacci books sets out to educate and and observe parts of life that we have the privilege to observe his depth of research on.

The performance is good, the rustic "I've smoked 100 cigarettes a day" voice gives kudos to the toughness main character. I would just say that sometimes I got confused which character was talking and had to really listen as sometimes the narrators tone between a man and a woman was fairly similar so had to pick it up by the dialogue. That aside the place was good and and the narrator gave a feel to the action that was required.

A great Yarn from a great author.

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