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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (381 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dana Stabenow Narrator: Bernadette Dunne Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: Coast Guard Series Release Date: December 2005 ISBN: 9781415926000
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In Thailand, two men hire a pair of international pirates to smuggle them, a small team of mercenaries, and some equipment aboard a freighter at a Russian port. It's frighteningly easy, and the ship sails east, toward the western coast of North America.

In Washington, D.C., a CIA analyst has been hearing rumors about the sale of radioactive material and military equipment on the black market in deep Russia but can't get it confirmed.

The analyst, Hugh Rincon, originally from Alaska and more keenly aware than most in Washington of Alaska's vulnerability with its air force base and proximity to the Far East, begins to piece it all together. He can't get anyone to take him seriously, however, least of all the director of the CIA.

Then Hugh learns that his estranged wife, Sarah Lange, is second in command on the Sojourner Truth in the Bering Sea at the heart of the potential conflict. And the chase is on.

The first stand-alone thriller from the pen of Dana Stabenow, Edgar® Award-winning author of seventeen crime novels, delivers a nail-biting, action-packed read, international in scope and chillingly real. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nancy | 2/7/2014

    " Love Kate Shugak. Love Liam Campbell. Not too crazy about this one. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jayne Yenko | 2/6/2014

    " good, but not as good as the series "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bruce | 2/5/2014

    " Interesting mystery involving the CIA, Coast Guard and a Korean terrorist. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Bcoghill Coghill | 2/4/2014

    " Spies, terrorist and Dirk Pitt like hers. Not my sort of novel. Stopped after 6 chapters. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jeff Dickison | 1/31/2014

    " A fair spy thriller. The first 2/3 of this book is often slow and boring, but it has a bang up ending which helps rescue it from the scrap list. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stella | 1/21/2014

    " I have read and enjoyed several of the Kate Shugak stories. I was a little disappointed when I ordered this online from the library, received it and found it wasn't Kate Shugak. But it turns out it is really a clever and complicated mystery about terrorists. Everyone is so focused on the Taliban and Al Queda they neglect to consider the threat that comes from other countries. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 1/20/2014

    " Good mystery for a day off or to take along when traveling. Built around the fears and tensions of our post-9/11 world, the story involves a complicated plan to launch a dirty bomb, the lone CIA agent who figures things out but can't get anyone to believe him, and the crew of a Coast Guard cutter that is the only thing between the terrorists and their target. Oh yeah, and one of the officers on the cutter is the estranged wife of the CIA guy, just for good measure. It starts out a little slow as the various plot threads get established, but builds to a dramatic finish on stormy seas. A fun read for a lazy afternoon. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mandy | 1/20/2014

    " This was very engaging and interesting. Coast Guard and terrorists - not something I would have expected to get into. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Janet | 1/16/2014

    " A good story. I will read more from this author. Very well-written, true to life. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sarah | 12/30/2013

    " I prefer the Kate Shugak books. This was a competent thriller. Highlights include the details about Coast Guard operations, some entertaining digs at intelligence inefficiencies/bureaucracy, and Arlene. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tracy Kelly | 12/11/2013

    " Brilliant book. The story is just on the edge of plausibility which makes for an even more chilling experience!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 11/23/2013

    " Loved it! One of Stabenow's best. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carol | 11/22/2013

    " Very good action novel. International intrigue. Takes place in the Bering Sea. Threat to the security of Alaska. I don't want to give the plot away. Must read if you like action. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Edie Stur | 8/8/2013

    " By far the very best book I have read by this author. I enjoyed every page. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Peggy | 8/7/2013

    " A little slow starting, but really good story of an CIA/Coast Guard collaboration to thwart an attack on the U.S. in Alaska, but the head of the CIA doesn't believe it, so a husband/wife team are on their own. I plan to read more books by Dana Stabenow. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Noelle Rogers | 6/28/2013

    " Great suspense. She writes to where you feel you are there. Great reminders of Alaska. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Joe O'c | 6/4/2013

    " Very Good; stand-alone about a CIA operative who discovers a plot to launch a dirty bomb at Anchorage and a Coast Guard crew, including his wife, who assist him in taking the terrorists on "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sherri Vigil | 5/29/2013

    " Wow.. Different scenario w/ this one. I very much enjoyed this one. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kim Ricker | 5/20/2013

    " This is a very political/spy novel. I find that I prefer crime mysteries. We'll see. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 BranDee | 5/13/2013

    " This is my first time reading this author. I thought the beginning of this book started real slow for me. I was on board about midway through though and enjoyed the ending! A nice quick read to pass away the rainy weekend! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Judi Fisher | 1/12/2013

    " A departure from her other books, I quite enjoyed this one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gary | 6/14/2012

    " Pretty cool, combining action with current events. And, of course a little cold water... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hapzydeco | 5/18/2012

    " A thriller. Learned more than I will ever need to know about the U.S. Coast Guard. Good characters & unique plot. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Trish | 4/6/2012

    " A good, tense (mostly) maritime thriller. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 MaryLou Pearce | 3/12/2012

    " Not one of her better books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Misty | 2/29/2012

    " listening to this while I quilt. So far, this is gooooooood! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mary | 1/30/2012

    " Plausible tale of terrorists vs US Coast Guard in the Bering Sea, Good description of Alaska's unforgiving seas. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cyndee | 12/29/2011

    " Dana Stabenow is one of my favorite mystery/thriller writers for her Kate Shugak series. This book is not part of the series, has suspense, good descriptions of U.S. Coast Guard on patrol in Bering Sea. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jeff | 6/23/2011

    " A fair spy thriller. The first 2/3 of this book is often slow and boring, but it has a bang up ending which helps rescue it from the scrap list. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 4/2/2011

    " Loved it! One of Stabenow's best. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 BranDee | 2/23/2011

    " This is my first time reading this author. I thought the beginning of this book started real slow for me. I was on board about midway through though and enjoyed the ending! A nice quick read to pass away the rainy weekend! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth | 12/26/2010

    " Not a Kate Shugak novel, but was fun to read. Makes me want to get back to Alaska sooner rather than later. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Deanna | 11/4/2010

    " Entirely different from any Dana Stabenow book I have read!!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Noelle | 6/24/2010

    " Great suspense. She writes to where you feel you are there. Great reminders of Alaska. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mary | 6/5/2010

    " Plausible tale of terrorists vs US Coast Guard in the Bering Sea, Good description of Alaska's unforgiving seas. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Misty | 3/7/2010

    " listening to this while I quilt. So far, this is gooooooood! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 MaryLou | 2/17/2010

    " Not one of her better books. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Bcoghill | 1/6/2010

    " Spies, terrorist and Dirk Pitt like hers. Not my sort of novel. Stopped after 6 chapters. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hapzydeco | 10/17/2009

    " A thriller. Learned more than I will ever need to know about the U.S. Coast Guard. Good characters & unique plot. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen | 9/17/2009

    " Another great book by Dana.
    This one uses the Coast Guard as a back drop. I learned alot about this branch of the armed forces.
    This is part spy novel, part mystery.
    Really a fun read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Joe | 9/5/2009

    " Very Good; stand-alone about a CIA operative who discovers a plot to launch a dirty bomb at Anchorage and a Coast Guard crew, including his wife, who assist him in taking the terrorists on
    "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carol | 6/18/2009

    " Very good action novel. International intrigue. Takes place in the Bering Sea. Threat to the security of Alaska. I don't want to give the plot away. Must read if you like action. "

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About the Author
Author Dana Stabenow

Dana Stabenow was born in Anchorage and raised on seventy-five-foot fish tender in the Gulf of Alaska. She knew there was a warmer, drier job out there somewhere and found it in writing. Her first science fiction novel, Second Star, sank without a trace but has since been resurrected as an e-book. Her first crime fiction novel, A Cold Day for Murder, won an Edgar Award, and her first thriller, Blindfold Game, hit the New York Times bestseller list.

About the Narrator

Bernadette Dunne is the winner of seventeen AudioFile Earphones Awards and has twice been nominated for the prestigious Audie Award. She studied at the Royal National Theatre in London and the Studio Theater in Washington, DC, and has appeared at the Kennedy Center and off Broadway. She lives in Brooklyn.