The Payback

  • by Mike Lawson
  • Narrated by William Hope
  • 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sent to investigate what he thinks is a case of fraud at a US naval base, all-around good-guy and Washington troubleshooter Joe DeMarco soon realises that he's stumbled on something far more lethal.Accompanied by Emma, an ex Defence Intelligence Agent, DeMarco comes up against a ruthless and vengeful woman, whose hatred of his colleague dates back to when both women were submerged in the Cold War.DeMarco has never been near a spy in his life, and now he is faced with one of the deadliest in the business - and what's more, he's not convinced this is someone he can fight. This time, however, it's not just his own life at stake.


What the Critics Say

"Mike Lawson writes a mean thriller." (Independent on Sunday)


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Customer Reviews

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Pretty good story. Bad narration

The Joe DeMarco books are pretty good stories and this is up to par. The problem is with William Hope’s narration. 70% of the time it’s fine but he keeps drifting into this irritating dreamy delivery as if he had od’d on mogadon. This spoils the book ad it’s not suitable for a thriller. Also he attempts different voices some of which are a bit ridiculous.
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- christopher

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-05-2008
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books