Samantha Reid, Deputy Director of The White House Office of Homeland Security, deals with international challenges and political intrigue at the highest levels in the audio version of this thriller by best-selling author Karna Small Bodman. Read by famed narrator Basil Sands, the story unfolds from the explosion of a natural gas pipeline in America's heartland. Sensing impending disaster, Samantha tries to convince reluctant officials to take action, but they're focused on several other national security threats. When more explosions threaten not only America's energy supplies, but many lives in the process, Samantha teams up with Tripp Adams, the Vice President of GeoGlobal Oil & Gas, owner of the pipeline, to investigate the mystery of continuing sabotage. They then must race to stop a team of foreign agents before this shadowy group can carry out their final deadly scheme.
The author served as Senior Director of The White House National Security Council and draws on her experience to draw the listener into real-life White House settings and dramas. New York Times best-selling author Douglas Preston describes the story as, Written by a top White House staffer, Final Finesse, is a first-rate thriller packed with marvelous insider knowledge and richly drawn characters. I couldn't put down this electrifying, authentic, and well-crafted novel. Author Susan Wiggs calls it Fast-paced and suspenseful, romantic and ultimately hopeful. This is up-all-night reading at its best. Download and start listening now!