Summary

Dan "Spider" Shepherd is used to putting his life on the line. It goes with the turf when you're an undercover cop. Now working for the Serious Organised Crime Agency, Shepherd is pitting his wits against the toughest criminals in the country. But when the man who once saved his life is kidnapped in the badlands of Iraq, Shepherd has to decide whether his loyalties lie with his country, his career, or his friend. Shepherd and his former SAS colleagues realise that the hostage has been abandoned by the government. And with the execution deadline only days away, Shepherd knows that the only way to stop his friend being murdered is to put himself on the firing line in the most dangerous city in the world: Baghdad. Warning: As title is an old recording, some listeners may find it hard to hear. Please check sample before purchasing.
©2007 Stephen Leather (P)2007 Isis Publishing Ltd
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4 out of 5 stars
By Andrew Earnshaw on 16-05-16

best one yet

I am a night wagon driver and hate doing 12/15 hr shifts but listening to this made the hours just go I didn't want to get back I was so in to this book awesome great story

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Gary on 03-08-15

Great Story

Great Story yet again!

Only downside is the dodgy accents! The Maj and the yank seem to merge for the end of the book!

But still well worth a listen!

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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2 out of 5 stars
By Barbara on 05-07-07

Poor Narrator

The narrator's breathing is so loud through his nostrils that it is distracting from the story. Could not finish the book.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By A. J. McConachie on 03-06-07

A brilliant read. A Fantastic Military Thriller

I could not wait to down load this title!

This is Stephen Leather's fourth book in the Dan "Spider" Shepherd series.
Spider and three other former Sassmen, led by their old boss SAS Major Allan Gannon, must rescue fellow trooper Geordie Mitchell from a basement prison in Baghdad's most anti-Western sector in less than fourteen days or Geordie's head will be seperated from his body, while being video taped for all the world to see.
Working against time and a group of extremist Islamic jihadist,who have already beheaded one prisoner,in the name of Allah, Spider and his team are on a mission almost impossible…

Stephen Leather without a doubt, should be thrusting itself into attention in your audio library alongside Andy McNab, Vince Flynn, Frederick Forsyth, Nelson DeMille etal. Authentic...tersely written... salient traits, exciting stuff with plenty of heart palpitating action gingered up by mystery and intrigue.
Audible better get more of Stephen Leather or Spider and his team will be at your door and SOON.

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7 of 9 people found this review helpful

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