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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (383 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dale Brown Narrator: Michael McShane Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jason Richter / Act of War Series Release Date: May 2006 ISBN: 9780061130380
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Jason Richter and his high-tech unit Task Force TALON are charged with securing the Mexican border, where a terrorist band has been operating with impunity and enflaming the passions of the population. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Brown puts us into the cockpits of wonderful machines and gives us quite a ride. His flying sequences are terrific! Authentic and gripping.” 

    New York Times Book Review

  • “Clancy’s got serious company.”

    New York Daily News

  • “When a former pilot with years of experience turns his hand to writing thrillers you can take their authenticity for granted. His writing is exceptional and the dialogue, plots and characters are first-class! Far too good to be missed.”

    Sunday Mirror (London)

  • “Veteran audio, TV and film actor McShane brings Brown’s latest thriller to life with understated skill…What Brown does best are the sort of nonstop action scenes his fans have come to expect—and McShane knows just how to bring those moments to vivid audio life without going over the top.”

    Publishers Weekly on the audiobook

  • “A high-stakes, fast-action international technothriller by a master of the genre.” 

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • AUSA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 John | 1/9/2014

    " compelling story with many of the issues that are never talked about brought to light in the subtleties of controlling the border. Also some future forward scary possibilities of big brother brought to light in ways that are all too possible these days. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doug | 1/5/2014

    " Cool robots. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Ginny Handy | 12/19/2013

    " As with most books, I listened to it on CD. I really didn't like the reader for this one so I had a hard time seperating the story from the reader. I think I would have enjoyed the book a lot more with a different reader. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Paul Monroe | 10/21/2013

    " more filler averdone "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nate | 10/14/2013

    " Not nearly as good as the first book of his I read, Warrior Class. I still enjoyed reading it, but mostly because I like action-adventures books and this fits the category; however, not one of the better ones. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mary | 2/6/2013

    " My first question was WHAT?? My second was WHY?? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jim | 11/24/2012

    " Too much bureaucratic detail and not enough attention to action. Main characters exciting. An entertaining read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tim | 2/14/2012

    " This is too long and the characters are difficult to really care about. Bigotry and xenophobia rampant and make not an interesting read. 4 out of 10 stars. "

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

    " Another good read. I like the robots. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jnthnbush | 1/16/2012

    " This has not changed my point of view on the topic of securing our boarders, but I now understand the issue in more detail. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Diane | 5/27/2011

    " Another good read. I like the robots. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jnthnbush | 9/14/2010

    " This has not changed my point of view on the topic of securing our boarders, but I now understand the issue in more detail. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Ginny | 3/31/2010

    " As with most books, I listened to it on CD. I really didn't like the reader for this one so I had a hard time seperating the story from the reader. I think I would have enjoyed the book a lot more with a different reader. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nate | 2/24/2010

    " Not nearly as good as the first book of his I read, Warrior Class. I still enjoyed reading it, but mostly because I like action-adventures books and this fits the category; however, not one of the better ones. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 John | 3/30/2009

    " compelling story with many of the issues that are never talked about brought to light in the subtleties of controlling the border. Also some future forward scary possibilities of big brother brought to light in ways that are all too possible these days. "

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About the Author
Author Dale Brown

Dale Brown, a former United States Air Force captain, was born in Buffalo, New York, and now lives in Nevada. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Western European history and received a United States Air Force commission in 1978. He was still serving in the Air Force when he wrote his highly acclaimed first novel, Flight of the Old Dog. Since then he has written a string of New York Times bestsellers, including Shadow Command, Rogue Forces, Executive Intent, and A Time for Patriots.

About the Narrator

Michael McShane is an actor and voice-over artist living in Manhattan. He has guest starred on numerous television shows, including the British version of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Seinfeld, and The Drew Carey Show, as well as supplied the voices for many animated characters in films such as A Bug’s Life and Treasure Planet.