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Published by ISIS Audio Books, 2014.
Running Time Approx 11 Hours 30 Minutes
Audie Palmer escapes
from prison, the day before he is due to be released.It makes no sense. He has served 10 years for an armed robbery in
which four people died including two of the gang.The five million dollars has never been
recovered, five million dollars in used notes destined to be destroyed –
During his ten years in prison, many attempts have been made
to kill Audie. He had been stabbed, beaten and repeatedly threatened, but he
has miraculously survived.But now he is
on the run and everyone is chasing him, convinced he knows where the money
It took me a while to get a handle on this book.Audie’s story unfolds very slowly being divulged
only as something triggers a memory that reveals another chapter in his
life.As the story develops it becomes
clear that Audie is a stoic, clever and principled man.So why was he involved in armed robbery?
As Audie is hunted by Police, Sheriffs and just about every
law enforcement agent in the US, it becomes clear that there is more than just
money at stake, and that no one wants to capture Audie, they all just want him
dead. Except for one FBI agent who begins to dig a little deeper.
I was totally gripped by this book.When
the pieces come together, I was stunned by the meticulous plotting. Michael
Robotham is a truly marvellous writer.Highly
This fascinating story was further enhanced by the narrator
John Chancer, who with his range of voices, brought the characters to
life.His portrayal of Audie Palmer, was
Reviewer: Lizzie Hayes
Michael Robothamwas born 9 November 1960 in Casino, NSW, and
went to school in Gundagai and Coffs
Harbour. In February 1979
he began a journalism cadetship on The Sun, an afternoon newspaper in Sydney. In 1986, Michael
went to London where he worked as a reporter and
sub-editor for various UK
national newspapers before becoming a staff feature writer on The Mail on
Sunday in 1989. He rose to become deputy features editor before resigning in
May 1993. He went on to become a ghostwriter, collaborating on fifteen
"autobiographies" for people in the arts, politics, the military and
sport. Twelve of these titles became Sunday Times bestsellers. In 1996 he
returned to Australia
with his family and continued writing full-time. In 2002, a partial manuscript
of his first novel The Suspect,
became the subject of a bidding war at the London Book Fair. It was later
translated into 22 languages and sold over a million copies around the world.
John Chancer is the
award-winning narrator of many audio books and has a long association with the
thereat from both sides of the Atlantic. John's recent television appearances
have included Broken News, Spooks, The Long Firm, and
William and Mary, while a few of his recent films are Unstoppable,
Grim, and Project: Shadowcaster. He has also been heard on many
radio dramas, documentaries, and cartoons in Britain and the US.