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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (13 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ted Bell Narrator: John She Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In Ted Bell's scorching follow-up to his New York Times best seller Assassin, intrepid intelligence operative Alex Hawke must thwart a secret, deadly alliance between China and France before they annihilate everything and everyone in their headlong rush toward world domination.

Aboard the Star of Shanghai in the south of France, an American spy is held captive. He possesses vital, explosive intelligence linking two nations and one horrifying plot. If he is not rescued, he faces certain torture and inevitable death.

Nearby, in a seaside hotel, a man still haunted by the loss of his wife two years earlier finds comfort in the arms of a beautiful Chinese actress - but is she to be trusted?

So begins Pirate, an electrifying thriller marking the return of international counterterrorist Alex Hawke.

In Paris, a ruthless descendant of Napoleon has risen to power, hell-bent on restoring France's former glory. His fiery ambitions are cynically stoked by a coterie of cold-blooded Mandarins, plotting behind the gates of Beijing's Forbidden City. Cloaked in secrecy, this unholy alliance devises a twisted global plan, backed by China's growing nuclear arsenal, that will send America and the world to the brink of a gut-wrenching showdown.

With the aid of his old friend,and former Navy SEAL,Stokely Jones, Hawke sets out to investigate the deadly connections that bind the French-Chinese axis. Together, they discover that a powerful German industrialist may hold the key, somewhere inside the walls of his Bavarian mountain lair.

Meanwhile, clues to an old and gruesome murder in Paris lead to New York City, where horrifying evidence could finally bring a madman to his knees. In the end, as American and British forces prepare to defend a sovereign and oil-rich Gulf nation against unwilling occupation, the terror is all too real. The world is once more balanced on the knife-edge of a full-blown nuclear confrontation. Download and start listening now!


Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Tom | 8/27/2013

    " If Hawke didn't make you a devoted Ted Bell fan, Assassin will. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Steve | 11/4/2012

    " My second Ted Bell book, it is excellent! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Anandh | 5/14/2011

    " Compared to his later books, this plot was a bit too shallow. Also, the setting in Latin America/Cuba is a bit too hackneyed. While the book was good in emotions(revenge, love etc) it fell on the test of keeping you hooked throughout, which the author's other books do. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Bev | 3/23/2011

    " excellent, lots of action with an intelligent plot "

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