The First Lady Audiobook, by James Patterson Play Audiobook Sample

The First Lady Audiobook

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Read By: Karissa Vacker Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 5.67 hours at 1.5x Speed 4.25 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: March 2019 Format: Unabridged Audiobook ISBN: 9781549119392

Quick Stats About this Audiobook

Total Audiobook Chapters:

91

Longest Chapter Length:

10:53 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

01:31 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

05:38 minutes

Audiobooks by this Author:

434

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Publisher Description

One secret could bring down the government when the President's memorable affair becomes a nightmare he longs to forget in this page-turner from James Patterson that will keep you up reading all night long.



Sally Grissom is a top Secret Service agent in charge of the Presidential Protection team. She knows that something is amiss when she's summoned to a private meeting with the President and his Chief of Staff without any witnesses. But she couldn't have predicted that she'd be forced to take on an investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady -- with strict orders to keep it a secret.



The First Lady's absence comes in the wake of the scandalous, public revelation of the president's affair, so at first it seems as though she is simply cutting off all contact as she recuperates at a horse farm in Virginia. What begins as an innocent respite quickly turns into a twisted case when the White House receives a ransom note along with the First Lady's finger.

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"Very good book, taut and suspenseful, but honestly I was disappointed and distracted by the narrator mispronouncing various words, like Potomac and drama. C’mon, who oversaw this? "

— Suzy  (4 out of 5 stars)

Awards

  • USA Today bestseller
  • An iBooks bestseller

The First Lady Listener Reviews

Overall Performance: 4.16666666666667 out of 54.16666666666667 out of 54.16666666666667 out of 54.16666666666667 out of 54.16666666666667 out of 5 (4.17)
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Narration: 4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5 (4.50)
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Story: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (4.00)
5 Stars: 2
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2 Stars: 1
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  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Narration Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Story Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    — Gay, 7/29/2022
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Narration Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Story Rating: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    — Gary Heckstall, 8/15/2020
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Narration Rating: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Story Rating: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    — Dolly Parker, 5/16/2020
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Agree with Tabitha’s review. The mispronounced words make me wince! "

    — Pam, 3/11/2020
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Narration Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Story Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    — Tina Salvo, 10/10/2019
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " To start off, the book itself is excellent, although I do wish Mr. Patterson would either stop referencing people of color while describing a character, or include that white people are white. Pet peeve. Book is great. What stinks about this book is the woman reading it. She mispronounces SO MANY words, it's so hard to concentrate when you hear "Pot-oh-mack" instead of "Puh-toe-mick" or "Mary-land" instead of "Mare-ah-lund" - and don't get me started on Poncho Villa or Arapahoe. Anyway, it's very hard to believe that Mr. Patterson approved this actress. If you can get past that, it's a very enjoyable book. Wish I had read it instead of listened. "

    — Tabatha, 6/1/2019

About the Authors

James Patterson is one of the most popular writers of all time, with more than 375 million copies of his books sold worldwide. He holds the record for most New York Times bestsellers and is the author of the two most popular detective series of the past decade, the Alex Cross novels and the Women’s Murder Club. Patterson has won an Edgar Award, the mystery world’s highest honor, and his novels Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider were made into feature films. His lifelong work to promote books and reading is reflected in his website ReadKiddoRead.com, which helps parents, grandparents, teachers, and librarians find the very best children’s books for their kids. Patterson is a recipient of the Los Angeles Times’ 2015 Innovator’s Award.

Brendan DuBois of New Hampshire is the award-winning author of twenty novels and more than 150 short stories, and his works have appeared in nearly a dozen countries. He is also a Jeopardy! game show champion.

About Karissa Vacker

Karissa Vacker is a multiple AudioFile Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator and actress. After graduating with a BFA in acting from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, she performed in regional theaters across the country before moving to Los Angeles. She has guest starred in network television shows and films and continues to work on screen and stage. Her audiobook credits include romance, young adult fiction, and mystery thrillers.