• Stand By, Stand By

  • Geordie Sharp, Book 1
  • By: Chris Ryan
  • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
  • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-18-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
  • 2.5 out of 5 stars 2.7 (3 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Never has there been a more graphic account of the SAS in action, never a thriller so authentically grounded in the twists and turns of undercover warfare. This sequel to The One That Got Away is a work of "faction". Wounded in the Gulf War, Geordie Sharp, a sergeant in the SAS, returns to Hereford to find his home life in tatters. As he trains with Northern Ireland Troop, a murder in his family fires him with personal hatred of the IRA. Posted to Belfast, he discovers that his adversary is Declan Farrell, a leading player in the Provisional IRA. Sharp sets out to stalk and kill his man.
© Chris Ryan; (P) Random House
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Critic Reviews

"Hard as nails." (Mirror)
"Tough, high-testosterone stuff, gripping." (Glasgow Herald)
"Ryan has come up with a big-balled romp that's just dying to be read in the company of a beer, a sun lounger, and a holiday in the Mediterranean." (Maxim)
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3 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 01-15-18

Good book but not long enough

Brilliant book really got me hooked but as soon as that happened it ended. If this book was longer it would of got 5 stars

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2 out of 5 stars
By Mark on 12-24-14

Too short, ends too quick

What disappointed you about Stand By, Stand By?

The website suggested it was the full story 13 hours or so when I purchased the book however it all ended very quickly leaving the end open. I am not going to buy the next book.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

What ending?

What aspect of Christian Rodska’s performance might you have changed?

He does a good job

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