Do or Die : Reluctant Heroes

  • by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Narrated by Patrick Lawlor, Melanie Ewbank
  • Series: Reluctant Heroes
  • 19 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Suzanne Brockmann's seamless blend of heroic military action and intense passion inspired USA Today to call her "a superstar of romantic suspense" - and for years her award-winning Troubleshooters audiobooks have been must-listens for fans of sizzling stories of action and adventure. Now the New York Times bestselling author shoots to thrill again with Do or Die, an electrifying new audiobooks that is certain to win Brockmann new listeners and delight devotees.
Navy SEAL Ian Dunn went rogue in a big way when he turned his talents to a lawless life of jewel heists and con jobs - or so the world has been led to believe. In reality, the former Special Ops warrior is still fighting for good, leading a small band of freelance covert operatives who take care of high-stakes business in highly unofficial ways. That makes Ian the hands-down choice when the US government must breach a heavily guarded embassy and rescue a pair of children kidnapped by their own father, a sinister foreign national willing to turn his kids into casualties. Shockingly, Ian passes on the mission for reasons he will not - or cannot - reveal.
But saying no is not an option - especially not for Phoebe Kruger, Ian's beautiful and unexpectedly brash new attorney. Determined to see the abducted children set free, Phoebe not only gets Ian on board but insists on riding shotgun on his Mission: Impossible - style operation, whether he likes it or not.
Though Phoebe has a valuable knack for getting out of tight spots, there's no denying the intensely intimate feelings growing between Ian and Phoebe as the team gears up for combat. But these are feelings they both must fight to control as they face an array of cold-blooded adversaries, including a vindictive Mob boss who's got Ian at the top of his hit list and a wealthy psychopath who loves murder as much as he loves money. As they dodge death squads and play lethal games of deception, Ian and Phoebe will do whatever it takes to save the innocent and vanquish the guilty - or die trying.

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What the Critics Say

"Do or Die will captivate readers with its intense, action-filled plot, alpha-and-a-half hero, and his smart, perfect-for-him heroine, as well as secondary characters who contribute pathos and humor." (Kirkus Reviews)
"Brockmann leaves the reader breathless.... The sex is great, the action nonstop; and the dialogue between Ian and Phoebe is some of Rita Award–winning Brockmann’s best." (Booklist)

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Customer Reviews

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To me Lawlor

Love your performance but can I, as a Dutch person give you one tiny bit of advice. When doing a Dutch accent. Try 'st' as sh sound. If you want to roll your R's with putting tongue against both sides of teeth and G as if you are scraping your throat grrravy. Besides the fact that I thought he sounded Russian, the rest was ace. Loved it. Enjoyed it immensely. Both performances were brilliant
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- Mrs

Excellent escape from reality

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Already have... its full rounded characters including the minor ones, the verbal sparring and humour and exciting action - fantastic narration by both really brought the book to technicolour mind pictures - perfect


Who was your favorite character and why?

I really didnt have a favorite because all the characters were entertaining


Which character – as performed by Patrick Lawlor and Melanie Ewbank – was your favourite?

see above


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

no idea - thats why Im not a writer!


Any additional comments?

what value for one credit ! have listened to it twice now - about two months apart and feven the second time enjoyed every single moment as i did the first time but the second really appreciated the skill of the narrators.

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- Gail

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-02-2014
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.