Days of Drums by Philip Shelby audiobook

Days of Drums: A Novel

By Philip Shelby
Read by Diane Venora

Simon & Schuster Audio
3.02 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780743545822

The most gripping thriller since Marathon Man For rookie Secret Service agent Holland Tylo, landing one of the top protection jobs in Washington is a clear sign that her career is right on track. Suddenly it all blows up in her face when Senator Westbourne is gruesomely murdered on her watch. Devastated by the senator's death, censured by her superiors, Holland is isolated. But as she struggles to clear her name, terrifying questions confront her: Was she set up? Is the President next? Alone and discredited, Holland discovers that Senator Westbourne's death is only the tip of a massive plot to which she has the key: a computer diskette that holds the secret of the scheme. Now Holland must hide from the very people she most trusted -- even as she is pursued by one of the most devious and vicious killers the Secret Services has ever known. Caught in a web of betrayal, she is both hunter and hunted, never knowing if one of her former friends might kill her. With gripping tension and daring intrigue reminiscent of In the Line of Fire,Days Of Drums is a dazzling suspense thriller featuring one of the most memorable heroines in recent fiction.

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Summary

Summary

The most gripping thriller since Marathon Man


For rookie Secret Service agent Holland Tylo, landing one of the top protection jobs in Washington is a clear sign that her career is right on track. Suddenly it all blows up in her face when Senator Westbourne is gruesomely murdered on her watch. Devastated by the senator's death, censured by her superiors, Holland is isolated. But as she struggles to clear her name, terrifying questions confront her: Was she set up? Is the President next?

Alone and discredited, Holland discovers that Senator Westbourne's death is only the tip of a massive plot to which she has the key: a computer diskette that holds the secret of the scheme. Now Holland must hide from the very people she most trusted -- even as she is pursued by one of the most devious and vicious killers the Secret Services has ever known. Caught in a web of betrayal, she is both hunter and hunted, never knowing if one of her former friends might kill her.

With gripping tension and daring intrigue reminiscent of In the Line of Fire,Days Of Drums is a dazzling suspense thriller featuring one of the most memorable heroines in recent fiction.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[A] fascinating political thriller…A plot so heinous it might be true.”  San Francisco Examiner
“[A] fast-paced, highly engrossing thriller.”  Library Journal
“[Shelby] uses a minimalist style to great effect, paring down the prose while ratcheting up the tension.”  Booklist

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Author Bio: Philip Shelby

Author Bio: Philip Shelby

Philip Shelby is an American writer, best known for writing the second novel in the Covert-One series, The Cassandra Compact, in conjunction with fellow author Robert Ludlum. He also works as a screenwriter and lives in Los Angeles.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 3.02
Audience: Adult
Language: English