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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (258 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Joseph Finder Narrator: Christopher Burns Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The news is shattering: Harrison Sinclair, director of the CIA, has been killed in a car accident. Sinclair may have been a traitor—or the Agency’s last honest man. Even his son-in-law, Ben, an attorney and ex-agent, has heard rumors of sinister forces within the Agency that could have ordered Sinclair’s assassination.

But suddenly, with the free-falling acceleration of a nightmare, Ben is thrust into a web of intrigue and violence beyond his control back into the CIA, and lured into a top-secret espionage project in telepathic ability funded by American intelligence. As the project’s first success, Ben uses his “extraordinary powers” in the perilous search for Vladimir Orlov, the exiled former chairman of the KGB—the only man who might unlock the secret of Harrison Sinclair’s death and the whereabouts of a multibillion-dollar fortune in gold spirited out of Russia in the last days of the Soviet Union.

The hunt for the truth will bring Ben face to face with his past and culminate in a crowded Washington hearing room where, behind high security barriers, a Senate investigating committee is about to call its secret witness—as an assassin prepares to strike. Here, finally, with only seconds to act, Ben Ellison must call upon his extraordinary powers to stop a killer—or die trying.

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Joe | 2/2/2013

    " Imaginative idea ruined by a dull and needlessly detailed exploration of everything a character might do in the circumstances. It became intolerably unexciting for a thriller and wore out its welcome. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mailmanr5 | 1/1/2013

    " Another fast moving well plotted story. Heroes get slightly unbelievable at points but then they wouldn't be heroes if they didn't. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Eric Mann | 7/21/2012

    " I am glad I read other Finder books before going back to this early work. A book that reads long and often gets off-plot. He is a really good other this is not his best work "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lholfeltz | 5/30/2012

    " As suspenseful and on the edge of your seat as a Ludlum novel. Very good. "

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About the Narrator

Christopher Burns has been a news executive and an independent consultant to government and the private sector for thirty years, advising clients on emerging information management technologies and the evolution of the information economy. He is also an acclaimed author who has written several novels, including Island Wilderness, In Sorrow All Our Days, and Imagining Early Years of Martha’s Vineyard, which won an honorable mention for fiction in the annual IPPY awards of 2005. He has also edited two poetry anthologies and his most recent work, Vietnam Album, is a collection of hundreds of previously unpublished photographs, extensive excerpts from diaries captured during the war, and firsthand accounts from soldiers.