Secret Sanction

  • by Brian Haig
  • Narrated by John Rubinstein
  • 6 hrs and 0 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's 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.

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What the Critics Say

"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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Author has no clue about the US Army

When I first saw this, being an US Army veteran of 10 years, I felt it would be interesting. But after hearing someone be refered to as the rank of Specialist 7, I quickly knew there was going to be problems. This story is supposed to take place in the 1990's, well the US Army eliminated the rank of Specialist 5 and above in 1985. So that and other things (like a CWO staying in the same Special Forces A team for 17 years!) just soured this whole audio book for me, and I doubt I would ever listen to anything by this author again. He didn't do enough research for his book.
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- Edward

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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- George

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-29-2001
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio