The Program

  • by Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by Dylan Baker
  • 7 hrs and 0 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this powerful follow-up to his action-packed thriller The Kill Clause, Gregg Hurwitz ratchets up the excitement with another page-turner featuring Tim Rackley, a lawman motivated by honor, morality, and justice. Called back into the fold of the U.S. Marshals Service, Tim is tasked with retrieving Leah Henning, the daughter of a powerful Hollywood producer, from a mind-control cult. As Tim wends his way deep undercover into an insidious operation called "The Program", he confronts a brand of mind-warping manipulation beyond his worst expectations. Tim becomes enmeshed with a diverse band of characters, from the charismatic, messianic leader T. D. Betters to a cult reject burnout to the intelligent yet highly vulnerable Leah herself, and finds himself caught in a shadowy landscape of lies, manipulation, and terror. At stake: innocent minds, maybe even his own.

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What the Critics Say

"Fascinating...intriguing....Filled with well-drawn characters, meticulous research and pulse-pounding action...easily one of the best thrillers of the year." (Chicago Sun-Times)
"Grounded in character and believable detail, Hurwitz's thriller engages on every level." (Publishers Weekly)
"A gripping read from start to finish." (Booklist)

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A frightening story.....

....to learn how vulnerable, how very susceptible we are when we're unhappy. Unhappy, because we haven't yet figured out who we are and what we can do.
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- Sandra

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-10-2004
  • Publisher: HarperAudio