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Publisher's Summary

Eddie Drood's evil-stomping skills have come to the attention of the legendary Alexander King, independent agent extraordinaire. The best of the best, King spent a lifetime working for anyone and everyone, doing anything and everything, for the right price. Now he's on his deathbed and looking to bestow all of his priceless secrets to a successor, provided he or she wins a contest to solve the world's greatest mysteries. Eddie has to win, because King holds the most important secret of all to the Droods - the identity of the traitor in their midst.
©2009 Simon R. Green (P)2009 Audible, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"Eddie makes a likable hero, and fans will enjoy following him through this surprisingly complex mystery." ( Publishers Weekly)
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By Cliff on 01-21-14

Several improvements in this book.

I have to say all the books in this series have been pretty good. I like this one best so far. That is because the author finally settles in to tell the story and tones down the constant braggadocio about the droods. That was the only real complaint I had with the series and now that it is better this was a pleasure to read.

The narrarator changed, but I like him better anyway. Mr. Langdon has a better range than the previous person and the voices are not quite so cartoony. So, two thumbs up for this one. If you liked the other books in the series you will definitely enjoy this one as well.

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By Dennis on 10-01-12

Mr Green keeps up the pace and great characters

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Just keeps on getting better with one adventure after another, great cast in this one

Who was your favorite character and why?

Who wouldn't like Eddie but Walker was on the money also

What about James Langdon’s performance did you like?

True when they change readers you never know, but Mr Langdon did a great job.We Look forward to listening to him again

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

Sorry we are truck drivers and listen on the road. Time won't let us do one long listen.As soon as we can we get back to the story

Any additional comments?

We are looking forward to the next one. Dennis

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