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Author: Gregg Hurwitz Narrator: Scott Brick Publisher: Brilliance Audio Audio Length: Series:The Orphan X Series Release Date: January 2016 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781491551936

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“Brilliantly conceived and plotted … Read this book. You’ll thank me later.” -- David Baldacci

The first in the international bestselling series!

Who is Orphan X?

The Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken about only in whispers. It’s said that when he’s reached by the truly desperate and deserving, the Nowhere Man can and will do anything to protect and save them. But he’s not merely a legend.

“Excellent…A smart, stylish, state-of-the-art thriller…might give Lee Child’s Jack Reacher books a run for their money.”—The Washington Post

Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He’s also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as an Orphan, an off-the-books black box program designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence asset: An assassin. Evan was Orphan X—until he broke with the program and used everything he learned to disappear. But now someone is on his tail. Someone with similar skills and training who will exploit Evan’s secret new identity as the Nowhere Man to eliminate him.

“Hurwitz melds nonstop action and high-tech gadgetry…in this excellent series opener.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Quotes

  • “Gregg Hurwitz’s Orphan X is his best yet—a real celebration of all the strengths he brings to a thriller.”

    - Lee Child, Anthony Award–winning author
  • “From the explosive opening where a boy begins his dramatic transformation, Orphan X blows the doors off most thrillers I’ve read and catapults the readers on a cat-and-mouse chase that feels like a missile launch. Brilliantly conceived and plotted, his character Evan Smoak, Orphan X, deserves his own niche in the thriller hero hall of fame. Read this book. You will thank me later.”

    - David Baldacci, #1 New York Times bestselling author
  • “What is Orphan X? A thrill-a-minute read with twists and turns galore. I’m looking forward to Evan Smoak’s next adventure.”

    - Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author
  • “With this high-action book, Hurwitz lays the groundwork for a new series that will probably only get better…Hurwitz has endowed his character with an interesting naivete about, and attraction to, familial relationships. He has the potential to become an iconic character.”

    - RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

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About the Author

Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of Orphan X, You’re Next, and The Program, among others. His books have been nominated for numerous awards, short-listed for best novel of the year by International Thriller Writers, nominated for CWA’s Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, chosen as feature selections for all four major literary book clubs, honored as Book Sense picks, and translated into twenty languages. In addition to writing novels, Hurwitz also writes comics for DC and was a consulting producer on ABC’s television series V. He holds a BA degree in English and psychology from Harvard and a master’s degree from Trinity College, Oxford.

About the Narrator

Scott Brick, an acclaimed voice artist, screenwriter, and actor, has performed on film, television, and radio. He attended UCLA and spent ten years in a traveling Shakespeare company. Passionate about the spoken word, he has narrated a wide variety of audiobooks. winning won more than fifty AudioFile Earphones Awards and several of the prestigious Audie Awards. He was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine and the Voice of Choice for 2016 by Booklist magazine.