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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (252 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Grippando Narrator: James Naughton Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2004 ISBN: 9780060823955
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A gripping audio about a federal agent, a gruesome killer, and a puppeteering harbinger of murder. The Informant teams a resourceful female FBI agent and an embattled Miami Tribune crime reporter in a hunt for two men, one a murderer and the other an unknown informer, in an ingenious and exhilarating chase from Florida to San Francisco and into the Caribbean. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Grippando writes with the authenticity of an insider...A thoroughly convincing edge-of-your-seat thriller.” 

    John Douglas, New York Times bestselling author of Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit 

  • “Spectacular...Entertaining...Grippando has done his homework on FBI forensics, criminal profiling, and the internal protocol for backstabbing.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “Intriguing...Grippando handles [the] unusual [plot] with ease.”

    Chicago Tribune

  • “A breathlessly scary, unpredictable thriller.”

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

  • “It’s not only titillating but terrifying—indeed, terrorizing.” 

    Naples Daily News

  • “Keeps you tearing through the pages.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Steve | 10/14/2013

    " A pretty good thriller though a bit predictable. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chuck | 8/18/2013

    " A Miami Tribune reporter, Mike Posten, is contacted by a man who predicts the next victim of a serial killer in exchange for money provided to Posten by the FBI. The manhunt is on. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Alisa | 4/10/2013

    " I wasted a day of my life reading this book... dont do it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tony | 3/29/2013

    " The first Grippando book I have read. Wasnt the greatest book I have ever read but was definitely interesting and I was eager to find out the next thing to happen. Will definitely try more by this author. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 TeriC | 11/15/2012

    " Grippando always writes a good book with lots of adventure. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kathleen | 12/19/2011

    " I suggest not to waste your time. Even though I just had to finish it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 12/4/2011

    " This was my first mystery spy novel. I enjoyed it although it was rather predictable. I could not put this down as the characters were the driving factor behind the plot. Overall, I'd recommend it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ricardo | 10/30/2011

    " Generic, nothing that makes it stand out. Good but nothing great "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mailmanr5 | 10/29/2011

    " Seemed overly long but somewhat entertaining. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andreas | 10/28/2011

    " exciting, thrilling, great! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joyce McKune | 8/12/2011

    " An informant tells a reporter about a murder before it happens. The FBI aren't sure if he's the killer or just knows who the killer is. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jaime Babb | 4/14/2011

    " This one got better as it went along. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lissa | 2/19/2011

    " The first half of the book was interesting enough to grab you to read further but the ending.. sigh. It was rushed. I feel the villian could do more harm to rattle everyone but sadly, he went away very fast. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Al | 2/18/2011

    " Well done. Considerable action. Overly violent. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jaime | 1/3/2011

    " This one got better as it went along. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Steve | 8/23/2010

    " A pretty good thriller though a bit predictable. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 7/12/2010

    " This was my first mystery spy novel. I enjoyed it although it was rather predictable. I could not put this down as the characters were the driving factor behind the plot. Overall, I'd recommend it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ropajo | 5/10/2010

    " 12/23/10 - slow around holidays
    12/25/10 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chuck | 4/7/2010

    " A Miami Tribune reporter, Mike Posten, is contacted by a man who predicts the next victim of a serial killer in exchange for money provided to Posten by the FBI. The manhunt is on.
    "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Al | 12/28/2009

    " Well done. Considerable action. Overly violent. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tony | 8/25/2009

    " The first Grippando book I have read. Wasnt the greatest book I have ever read but was definitely interesting and I was eager to find out the next thing to happen. Will definitely try more by this author. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Alisa | 5/16/2009

    " I wasted a day of my life reading this book... dont do it. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kathleen | 1/1/2008

    " I suggest not to waste your time. Even though I just had to finish it. "

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About the Author
Author James Grippando

James Grippando is a New York Times bestselling author with more than twenty books to his credit, including those in his acclaimed series featuring Miami criminal defense attorney Jack Swyteck. Grippando was a trial lawyer for twelve years before the publication of his first novel in 1994. He lives in South Florida with his wife, three children, two cats, and a golden retriever named Max, who has no idea he’s a dog.

About the Narrator

James Naughton is an actor and director. He first came to prominence in the television series adaptation of the Planet of the Apes movie series of the same name. Since then, he has starred in dozens television shows and appeared in numerous Broadway plays. He is a two-time Tony Award winner, one for his performance as Sam Spade in City of Angels and the other portraying Billy Flynn in the 1997 revival of Chicago.