Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz audiobook

Orphan X

By Gregg Hurwitz
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Brilliance Audio

The Orphan X Series: Book 1

11.23 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781491551936

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"Orphan X is the most gripping, high-octane thriller I've read in a long, long time. Hang onto your seat because Gregg Hurwitz will take you on a dizzying ride you'll not soon forget!" —Tess Gerritsen The Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken about only in whispers. It's said that when he's reached by the truly desperate and deserving, the Nowhere Man can and will do anything to protect and save them. But he's no legend. Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets—i.e. assassins. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear. Now, however, someone is on his tail. Someone with similar skills and training. Someone who knows Orphan X. Someone who is getting closer and closer. And will exploit Evan's weakness—his work as The Nowhere Man—to find him and eliminate him. Grabbing the listener from the beginning, Orphan X is a masterful thriller, the first in Gregg Hurwitz's electrifying new series featuring Evan Smoak.

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Summary

Summary

"Orphan X is the most gripping, high-octane thriller I've read in a long, long time. Hang onto your seat because Gregg Hurwitz will take you on a dizzying ride you'll not soon forget!" —Tess Gerritsen

The Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken about only in whispers. It's said that when he's reached by the truly desperate and deserving, the Nowhere Man can and will do anything to protect and save them.

But he's no legend.

Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets—i.e. assassins. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear.

Now, however, someone is on his tail. Someone with similar skills and training. Someone who knows Orphan X. Someone who is getting closer and closer. And will exploit Evan's weakness—his work as The Nowhere Man—to find him and eliminate him. Grabbing the listener from the beginning, Orphan X is a masterful thriller, the first in Gregg Hurwitz's electrifying new series featuring Evan Smoak.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Gregg Hurwitz’s Orphan X is his best yet—a real celebration of all the strengths he brings to a thriller.” Lee Child, Anthony Award–winning author
“From the explosive opening where a boy begins his dramatic transformation, Orphan X blows the doors off most thrillers I’ve read and catapults the readers on a cat-and-mouse chase that feels like a missile launch. Brilliantly conceived and plotted, his character Evan Smoak, Orphan X, deserves his own niche in the thriller hero hall of fame. Read this book. You will thank me later.” David Baldacci, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“What is Orphan X? A thrill-a-minute read with twists and turns galore. I’m looking forward to Evan Smoak’s next adventure.” Phillip Margolin, New York Times bestselling author
“With this high-action book, Hurwitz lays the groundwork for a new series that will probably only get better…Hurwitz has endowed his character with an interesting naivete about, and attraction to, familial relationships. He has the potential to become an iconic character.” RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

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Author Bio: Gregg Hurwitz

Author Bio: Gregg Hurwitz

Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of Orphan X, You’re Next, and The Program, among others. His books have been nominated for numerous awards, short-listed for best novel of the year by International Thriller Writers, nominated for CWA’s Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, chosen as feature selections for all four major literary book clubs, honored as Book Sense picks, and translated into twenty languages. In addition to writing novels, Hurwitz also writes comics for DC and was a consulting producer on ABC’s television series V. He holds a BA in English and psychology from Harvard and a master’s degree from Trinity College, Oxford. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 11.23
Audience: Adult
Language: English