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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: Beth McDonald Publisher: Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2005 ISBN:
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In Thailand, two men hire some modern-day pirates to hijack a Russian freighter. It is appallingly easy, and the ship sails, undetected, toward the western coast of North America.

On the Bering Sea, the USS Sojourner Truth, a Coast Guard cutter, patrols the Maritime Boundary Line. The seasoned crew, dealing with a high volume of ocean-going traffic, is finding that choppy seas are making their efforts even more difficult.

In Washington, D.C., a CIA analyst traces the sale of black market plutonium. As the pieces fit together, he realizes that a terrorist attack is under way on a valuable, and vulnerable, American target. He also sees that the Sojourner Truth is sailing right into the attack, putting his estranged wife, the second in command on the Sojourner, at the heart of an international crisis. Relentlessly gripping and frighteningly plausible, The Blindfold Game is the pinnacle of Dana Stabenow's award-winning career.

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sarah | 2/16/2014

    " 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. "

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

    " 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. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 BranDee | 2/1/2014

    " 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! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Pbwritr | 1/29/2014

    " Taut thriller, with the Coast Guard in the forefront. Sara lange and Hugh Rincon were in Prepared for Rage, but I don't remember exactly how. Riveting story of being on a Coast Guard cutter out of Alaska, boarding other ships and fighting against international terrorism. Life in the cutter explained really well. Stabenow deliberately let the reader think that both Koreans and crews were loaded onto the same ship. Confusing later to find out there were two. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Bcoghill Coghill | 1/28/2014

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

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Noelle Rogers | 1/27/2014

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

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Misty | 1/15/2014

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

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carol | 1/13/2014

    " 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 Lisa Carter | 1/11/2014

    " Dana Stabenow is the master. This USCG thriller rocks. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jayne Yenko | 12/21/2013

    " good, but not as good as the series "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tracy Kelly | 12/20/2013

    " 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 Beth | 12/14/2013

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

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nancy | 12/1/2013

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

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hapzydeco | 11/30/2013

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

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 David | 9/28/2013

    " Found this a bit slow for quite a bit. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cyndee | 9/15/2013

    " 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. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 MaryLou Pearce | 5/14/2013

    " Not one of her better books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Deanna Hansen | 4/16/2013

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

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 4/9/2013

    " Slow starter but a bang-up finish! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mary | 4/1/2013

    " 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 Janet | 1/15/2013

    " 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 Jeff Dickison | 12/2/2012

    " 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 Edie Stur | 10/19/2012

    " 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 Trish | 4/3/2012

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

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Peggy | 2/12/2012

    " 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 Mandy | 12/20/2011

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

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Judi Fisher | 11/18/2011

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

  • 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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