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Pirate (Hawke)
Pirate - Hawke
Author: Ted Bell, John Shea
In Ted Bell’s scorching follow-up to his New York Times bestseller 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...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781597373739
ISBN-10: 1597373737
Publication Date: 8/16/2005
Edition: Unabridged
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  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged
Book Type: Audio CD
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A modern day suspense novel about a US-France-China showdown with help being provided by a couple of very resourceful Brits. Very likable characters and a story line that keeps you involved through 14 CDS. A highlight is the narrator who brings each character to life through using different voices/accents. Very enjoyable to listen to.
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This was the first book from Ted Bell that I read/listened to. I found the plot pretty plausible and intriguing scenarios. Echos from the past - namely alliances & nationalism that helped kick off WW I - have the current day world caught off guard. Seemingly uncharacteristic behaviors of so-called allies have spies and diplomats scratching their heads . Hong Kong, Oman, Africa, France, USA, & UK are sites visited throughout this story line. Though the unabridged audio book is 14 discs long, my attention was held throughout. I enjoyed this selection very much, and believe I will try others by Mr. Ted Bell. **One incorrect fact that has stuck with me (the audio version at least has it), is that it states that the Tienanmen Square protests happened in 1986 -- not 1989.**


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