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Author: Gayle Lynds Narrator: Kate Reading Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2004 ISBN: 9781415912812
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In MASQUERADE, Liz Sansborough embarked on a terrifying journey that took her into the perilous world of high-level espionage. THE COIL picks up years afterwards, when Liz has managed to put her life back together and is settling into her place in academia. But when prominent political figures are murdered, and when she herself is the target of an assassination attempt, she is drawn back into the world of intrigue and The Coil conspiracy she once knew. The great shock of several years ago - that her own father was the Carnivore, the greatest of the post Cold War assassins - has led her to a secretive group called "The Coil," which is centered on her father's legacy. Now, she must use her powers - both as secret agent and as moral agent - to survive.

"A gloriously paranoid, immensely satisfying international thriller." (Los Angeles Times) Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elli | 11/15/2013

    " Following through her Liz Sansborough series. Liz is the brilliant daughter of a brilliannt assassin. Now it seems that the assassin left some records, and those incriminating records have some prominent people going after them, no holds barred. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeanie | 11/11/2013

    " she is an excellent writer in terms of creating suspense. I alternately can't stop reading vs turning it away because the suspense is killing me! This is an excellent break from Moby Dick! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Patty | 11/11/2013

    " Way too much stuff going on...Wow...so couldn't get into it nor really attach to any of the characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elisa | 5/5/2013

    " Wow, what a wild ride! You don't know who to trust or who is the "bad guy". It was amazing. If you like this type of book, it is a great read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Strega | 4/1/2013

    " Masquerade was better - while this was a decent read, the truncated story sections made it easy to put down and confusing to pick back up. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Phyllis | 9/17/2012

    " Another good one. Lots of action, non-stop. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Steven | 6/23/2012

    " A sequel to Masquerade. Lynds does it again! She creates a good thriller. What more can I say? "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kathleen | 6/12/2012

    " light mystery will look for more "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Savannah | 4/11/2012

    " This time it's globalization that is the bogeyman, with Big Industry supplying the villains. No, no parallels to Alaska here. The book was competant but not earthshaking--it was simply a bit confusing instead of mysterious at the begining. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Toni | 6/27/2011

    " This novel is a fast paced espionage full of surprises and a terrific read. I loved it. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Patty | 3/25/2011

    " Way too much stuff going on...Wow...so couldn't get into it nor really attach to any of the characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elli | 11/5/2010

    " Following through her Liz Sansborough series. Liz is the brilliant daughter of a brilliannt assassin. Now it seems that the assassin left some records, and those incriminating records have some prominent people going after them, no holds barred. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kathleen | 5/18/2010

    " light mystery will look for more "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Strega | 3/17/2010

    " Masquerade was better - while this was a decent read, the truncated story sections made it easy to put down and confusing to pick back up. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Toni | 2/8/2009

    " This novel is a fast paced espionage full of surprises and a terrific read. I loved it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeanie | 9/8/2007

    " she is an excellent writer in terms of creating suspense. I alternately can't stop reading vs turning it away because the suspense is killing me! This is an excellent break from Moby Dick! "

About the Author

Gayle Lynds is the bestselling, award-winning author of several international espionage thrillers, including Masquerade, The Last Spymaster, and The Book of Spies. A member of the Association for Intelligence Officers, she is cofounder (with David Morrell) of the International Thriller Writers. She lives in Westbrook, Maine.

About the Narrator

Kate Reading has recorded hundreds of audiobooks across many genres, over a thirty year plus career. Audie Awards: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter (mystery), Breasts (non-fiction), Bellwether (fiction), and Words of Radiance (fantasy), co-narrated with her husband, Michael Kramer. Among other awards, she has been recognized with: the ALA Booklist best of 2019 for Bowlaway (fiction), AudioFile Magazine Voice of the Century, Earphones Awards, Narrator of the Year, Best Voice in Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Publisher’s Weekly’s Listen-Up Award. She records at her home studio, Madison Productions, Inc., in Maryland.