Synopses & Reviews
Colonel Jon Smith, currently working as a medical researcher, is contacted by a Russian colleague with an urgent request that they meet in Venice in ten days. When they meet, however, his colleague is killed almost instantly in a hail of automatic gunfire but not before he passes on to Smith the vital intelligence--someone is out to steal Russia's store of the smallpox virus. Completely eradicated, smallpox is the deadliest of viruses and could well cause an epidemic of unheard of proportions should it be unleashed on the population at large. Smith, with the help of his colleagues at Covert-One, must prevent the virus from being stolen. But his adversaries are several steps ahead of him and now he must find and stop the conspirators before they loose Armageddon upon the world.
"The audio renditions make the story come alive and keep listeners in suspense for hours." --Reviewer's Bookwatch
Lt. Colonel Jon Smith and his colleagues at Covert-One must find and stop conspirators who are out to unleash Armageddon upon the world. A Russian friend informs them that someone is out to steal the country's store of the smallpox virus and may start an epidemic of untold proportions. Abridged. 6 CDs.
About the Author
Robert Ludlums novels have been published in thirty-two languages and forty countries. Read by hundreds of millions worldwide, his books include The Bourne Identity, The Ambler Warning, and The Bancroft Strategy. Visit the Robert Ludlum Web site at www.ludlumbooks.com. Philip Shelby is a screenwriter and author of numerous books including the bestselling novels Days of Drums, Last Rites, and The Gatekeeper. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Frank Muller earned critical acclaim for his work reading more than 200 audiobooks. His numerous awards include the Audio Publishers Associations 1996 Consumers Choice Audie Award for Best Unabridged Fiction, the 1997 Best Unabridged Fiction Audie Award, and nine AudioFile magazine Earphones Awards. In 1999, he was awarded the AudioFile Lifetime Achievement Award. His work includes reading for such authors as Stephen King, John Grisham, Cormac McCarthy, Robert Ludlum, and Tom Clancy. Frank was a classically trained actor, and he starred in the Riverside Shakespeare Companys productions of Henry V and Cyrano de Bergerac, and also performed with the Roundabout Theater Company and New York Shakespeare Festival, among others. He also appeared on television shows including Law & Order, Life Goes On, Harry and the Hendersons, and All My Children. Frank passed away in 2008, after a courageous six-year battle to recover from a devastating motorcycle accident.