Watchman by Ian Rankin audiobook

Watchman

By Ian Rankin
Read by John Lee

Random House Audio
8.04 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Miles Flint is a government spy who has been making some serious mistakes. His last assignment led to the death of a foreign official in London, and after getting too close to his current subject, he wound up in police custody. But something is wrong at the agency that has nothing to do with Miles’s errors. Why did his last suspect know more about Miles’s assignment than Miles did? Why have so many operatives recently resigned? Has the agency hired someone to watch him? Despite the Director’s assurances, Miles begins his own internal investigation, to the dismay of his colleagues and even his wife. Then Miles is sent to Belfast to oversee the arrest of two suspected terrorists, a supposedly routine mission that only strengthens his darkest suspicions. Has the Director issued Miles his final assignment? Determined to discover the truth, Miles enters a dangerous world he normally only observes–even as it threatens his life at every turn. With the riveting suspense and razor-sharp dialogue that have made him an internationally renowned bestseller, Ian Rankin examines an ordinary man forced into extraordinary circumstances, and proves why he “just keeps getting better and better” (Michele Ross, Cleveland Plain Dealer ).

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Summary

Summary

Miles Flint is a government spy who has been making some serious mistakes. His last assignment led to the death of a foreign official in London, and after getting too close to his current subject, he wound up in police custody. But something is wrong at the agency that has nothing to do with Miles’s errors. Why did his last suspect know more about Miles’s assignment than Miles did? Why have so many operatives recently resigned? Has the agency hired someone to watch him?

Despite the Director’s assurances, Miles begins his own internal investigation, to the dismay of his colleagues and even his wife. Then Miles is sent to Belfast to oversee the arrest of two suspected terrorists, a supposedly routine mission that only strengthens his darkest suspicions. Has the Director issued Miles his final assignment?

Determined to discover the truth, Miles enters a dangerous world he normally only observes–even as it threatens his life at every turn. With the riveting suspense and razor-sharp dialogue that have made him an internationally renowned bestseller, Ian Rankin examines an ordinary man forced into extraordinary circumstances, and proves why he “just keeps getting better and better” (Michele Ross, Cleveland Plain Dealer ).

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Reviews

by Barbara 9/13/2017
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Great story

Great story with lots of twists. Love the many different accents.

Author

Author Bio: Ian Rankin

Author Bio: Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin is an award-winning crime writer best known for his Inspector Rebus novels, including the New York Times bestsellers Rather Be the Devil and Even Dogs in the Wild. He is a winner of the Edgar Award and the Crime Writers of America’s Gold Dagger Award, among others, and was the recipient of a Raymond Chandler Fulbright Fellowship.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 8.04
Audience: Adult
Language: English