Tom Clancy Presents: Act of Valor

  • by Dick Couch, George Galdorisi
  • Narrated by Steven Weber
  • 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Act of Valor stars a group of active-duty Navy SEALs in a powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism. Inspired by true events, the story combines stunning combat sequences, up-to-the minute battlefield technology and heart-pumping emotion for the ultimate action adventure. Act of Valor takes listeners deep into the secretive world of the most elite, highly trained group of warriors in the modern world.
When the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a deadly terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of SEALs is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt. As the valiant men of Bandito Platoon race to stop a coordinated attack that could kill and wound thousands of American civilians, they must balance their commitment to country, team and their families back home. Each time they accomplish their mission, a new piece of intelligence reveals another shocking twist to the deadly terror plot, which stretches from Chechnya to the Philippines and from Ukraine to Somalia. The widening operation sends the SEALs across the globe as they track the terrorist ring to the U.S.-Mexico border, where they engage in an epic firefight with an outcome that has potentially unimaginable consequences for the future of America.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Give me a sec while I dry my eyes.....

Would you listen to Tom Clancy Presents: Act of Valor again? Why?

Wow~ I would have to say yes, but this is one very intense least for me it was. Yes, I am a girl...yeah, girls are a little more emotional, but even manly men are allowed to get teary eyed over the conclusion of this one.

What did you like best about this story?

What can I say, it's an intriguing & compeling story. The writing & narraration is so well done that you feel like you are right there living it or that you are at least being told the story by someone who actually experienced a real situation. It doesn't really have that

Which character – as performed by Steven Weber – was your favorite?

The narration was so amazing, but I have to say... holy moly, there is one scene with the Dr. when she(he) says

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I had planned to, but I just couldn't do was just too intense. I had to take 2 seperate breaks which is very unlike me to be honest. I usually like to just plow through from start to finish.... however, it is now 4:30 a.m. because once I got back into it I couldn't turn it off because it got so intense. Then, I had to write this review while it was still fresh in my thoughts....not that I will be forgetting this one any time soon.

Any additional comments?

This story is about the ugly up-close and personal side of terrorism. But it is truely about bravery, patriotism, honor, loyalty, and the ultimate sacrifice.
I highly recommend this audiobook~
Happy listening~

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- McKayla18~ "shopqmc"

Best of America, honor and character astounding

What made the experience of listening to Tom Clancy Presents: Act of Valor the most enjoyable?

The suspense, the real drama, the detail and the love story between the main character and his wife. The bravery of America's soldiers who are willing to lay their life down so all Americans can live free and be critical of American millitary. The reader of the book brings this story to life: especially the funeral of the fallen soldier. I was listening to the last portion of the story while shopping for groceries and could not help but cry. I had to explain to people I was O.K. but listening to a great book.This story is what makes America the best country in this world.

What did you like best about this story?

The bravery of America's soldiers, the honor they bring to our country and the fact that the millitary men and woman go beyond their duties to keep our country safe is stunning to those of us who live our lives in relative safety and warmth of our homes.

What does Steven Weber bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Steve Weber brings a realm of reality and emotions to the story. He brings the book to life.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I laughed and cried. I thought the light hearted banter among the soldiers was funny, I also could envision the scene where they stole the truck in Africa and then tried to explain the

Any additional comments?

The book and the story was so inspiring. My small troubles of everyday life seem so small compared to one man giving up his life for his fellow soldiers and the freedom that we so much enjoy in America.

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- Ann

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-10-2012
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio