• Secret Sanction

  • By: Brian Haig
  • Narrated by: John Rubinstein
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 29-05-01
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (2 ratings)

Summary

Sean Drummond is a maverick attorney who cloaks his expertise with smart-mouthed self-deprecation and cynicism. One of the Army's most brilliant lawyers, he's also seen his share of infantry fighting, and when a military scandal causes a global outcry, the brass pick Drummond to head the investigation. In a remote war at Europe's center, somebody has committed a cold-blooded massacre - 35 victims shot in the head at close range, execution style. The world media blames a U.S. Special Forces team assigned to the region. But Drummond can't take on faith the testimony of the accused Green Berets who protest their innocence.
Drummond uncovers a vast conspiracy of frightening proportion. And the deeper he probes, the more he discovers how duty, honor, and country can clash - in ways both deadly and heartrending.
©2001 by Brian Haig (P)2001 by Time Warner AudioBooks
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Critic reviews

"Brian Haig is John Grisham in an Army uniform..." (Jack Higgins)
"An amazing behind the scenes look at how military justice works...The real joy is Haig's writing style, a nice mix of wit and wisdom." (Nelson DeMille)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Carôle on 20-02-18

Complex, Clever and Compelling!

This is the 2nd Audio book that I have listened to by Brian Haig (of only 3 that I have found converted to audio - I hope that that changes soon, as he's written many more), Sean Drummond is an addictive character. I love his first person narrative and I love the complexities and intricacies of each case that he has to tackle.

I've never watched the TV Series JAG, so I can't compare the stories or the styles, but I feel sure that these novels dig far deeper than each episodic story can do. If you enjoy judiciary intrigue, mystery and back story, then you will love this!

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5 out of 5 stars
By George on 13-11-04

A FUN ENJOYABLE BOOK

I loved this and each of Haig's books. His style is enjoyable and his plots held my interest. I have listened to everything of his availible and and can't wait for his next book.
gb calif

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5 out of 5 stars
By GLENNO on 01-07-08

Loved it!

Drummond is a wonderful character, especially as read by Mr. Rubinstein. What a perfect reader for this book! Wry and sarcastic and perfect for the first-person POV. Can't wait until I get another credit so i can listen to the next one!
(And I don't care that Specialist 7 doesn't exist anymore.)

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