Extreme Hard Target : Extreme (Ryan)

  • by Chris Ryan
  • Narrated by Josh Cohen
  • Series: Extreme (Ryan)
  • 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Faster - Grittier - Darker - Deadlier
Former SAS Warrant Officer Joe Gardner has fought the Regiment's deadliest enemies, in some of the most desolate places on earth. And he's always won. Now he's about to face his toughest challenge yet. After losing his hand whilst on a covert operation in Afghanistan, Gardner is forced to stand down from active duty. Now he lives off the grid. But trouble finds him in the shape of a phone call from an old friend. Ex-Regiment legend John Bald is trapped in a bullet-ridden favela in Rio de Janeiro and a violent gang is out to kill him. Unless Gardner helps, Bald is a dead man.
What begins as a simple rescue mission soon descends into a desperate struggle for survival as Gardner finds himself caught up in a conceit that stretches from the slums of Brazil to the frozen steppes of Siberia. Stalked by elusive MI6 agents and ruthless ex-Blades, Gardner must draw on all his training and instincts to hunt down the hardest target of all - before disaster strikes....


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

One to avoid

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

To be hones, I like Chris Ryan's books. This book seems to have been written by someone else.

What will your next listen be?


Would you be willing to try another one of Josh Cohen’s performances?

Not really

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Not really

Any additional comments?

A real shame, but I will not be going back to Chris Ryan for a while

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- Mr D Whybrow

I liked it

After reading the reviews I nearly didn't buy the book -- but I like to make my own mind up and have to say I enjoyed it yes ok one or two mmms but a good read thanks
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- Gary

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-12-2011
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton