The Secret Weapon: Alexander King, Book 1 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
The CIA keeps a lot of secrets. None more deadly than him.
After a covert mission became personal, the only way elite counterterrorism operative, Alexander King, could keep his loved ones safe, and the eyes of Washington's enemies blind to his existence, was to disappear.
A year after his family buried a body they thought was his, King saves a young woman from a car bomb in London, and that's when his work in the shadows becomes complicated. Because she's not who he thinks she is, and the web that King is pulled into is tangled with enemies that reach the highest levels of the United States government.
But this web being spun by a sadistic terrorist isn't your average one-time explosive attack. Saajid Hammoud is aiming higher. He isn't trying to cripple the greatest military in the world, he's looking to control it. And owning the presidential candidate with a clear path to the White House gets him all the way to the top.
When politics fail, and the might of the world's most powerful nation hangs in the balance, it's secret weapons like Alexander King who scour the alleys and back avenues that often make the difference.
Unfortunately, King isn't the only secret in this high stakes game of war. But for the sake of the free world, he sure as hell better be the best.
If you couldn't put down Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp, Lee Child's Jack Reacher, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Brad Thor's Scot Harvath, or David Baldacci's Will Robie, fans of Bradley Wright believe you won't be able to put down the addictive Alexander King.
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|Listening Length||7 hours and 41 minutes|
|Whispersync for Voice||Ready|
|Audible.com Release Date||June 24, 2020|
|Best Sellers Rank|| #2,872 in Audible Books & Originals (See Top 100 in Audible Books & Originals) |
#21 in International Mystery & Crime (Audible Books & Originals)
#45 in Political Thrillers (Audible Books & Originals)
#46 in Espionage Thrillers (Audible Books & Originals)
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Xander King is basically a superhero and everybody knows it and how great he is, which is the most ridiculous part of all the books and though it is less in this one than the others, is still very present. I think that if Mr. Wright would let us decide how great he is like Lee Child does with Jack Reacher, it would be easier to like him. I feel as though I don't have to like him because everyone worships him. This book does a better job than the past and credit is deserved.
My other biggest issue is the extensive, unrelenting, 'thinking' segments in the middle of the action and the justification for strange actions explained by more thinking. Patriotism and reminders for how great Xander and Sam are don't let up either. The 'thinking' doesn't come across as someone as experienced as Xander is supposed to be at all.
The story isn't bad and the pace is pretty good. The characters are okay. Not a lot of depth, but this is a thriller and many others don't have a lot of depth either, so I won't be too harsh on that. The writing has much improved over time and I found myself entertained.
Mr. Wright's work is getting better and I already think it is better than another mainstream bestseller I read recently that was ridiculous. I am glad he continues with the series and that changes for the better are being made. Good work Mr. Wright.
This was a waste of money, and more importantly, precious time when I could have been reading something better.
A tense thriller, full of unpredictable twists and diabolical plans. Bradley Wright has brought a deadlier X, a more determined X into the game of terror. Well done, sir!