A Thriller
Author(s): Dana Haynes
Series: Crashers Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jun 22, 2010
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.38 hours)
Product Number: Z100124952
Released: Jun 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781427212160
Narrator/s: David LeDoux
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Whenever a plane goes down in the U.S., a "Go Team" made up of experts is assembled by the NTSB to investigate. Those people - each of them a leading expert in a specific area - are known as informally as "Crashers." When a passenger plane, a Vermeer One Eleven, slams into the ground outside Portland, Oregon, a team is quickly assembled to investigate the cause. Under the leadership of the IIC (Investigator in Charge), Leonard "Tommy" Tomzak, a pathologist who recently quit the NTSB who also happened to be in the area when the Vermeer One Eleven went down, the team gets to work as fast as possible. Assembled by Susan Tanaka, the inter-governmental liason from the NTSB on this crash, the team includes: Kathryn "Kiki" Duvall (voice recorder specialist), known as a"sonar witch" who can hear things that others can't and can pinpoint an accent from anywhere in the world; John Roby (Mad Bomber), former cop and bomb expert, who can detect the use of an incendiary device simply by smelling the air; Walter Mulroney (Structures), looks more like a cowboy than an engineer but can rebuild just about any plane from the bolts up; along with Peter Kim (Power Plant) and Isaiah Grey (Operations). Usually the team has months to determine the cause of a crash. But this time it's different. This time, the plane was brought down deliberately, without leaving a trace, and this was only a trial run. In LA, Daria Gibron - a former Shin Bet agent, now under the protection of the FBI- spots a group of suspicious-looking men. Missing her former life of action, she attaches herself to them only to learn that, somehow, they were responsible for the plane crash and are preparing for another action. While her FBI handler tries to find her and save her, Daria risks her life to try to get close enough to learn what's going on and thwart the coming terrorist action. But time is running out and her cover story is running thin. A fresh and utterly compelling thriller, an original mix of action, investigation and a brilliant cast of characters that grabs the reader in the way few novels can and fewer do.

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Author(s): Dana Haynes
Product Number EB00009986
Released: Jun 22, 2010
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429922104

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"A plane crashes, and the investigation into it begins. Determining the cause requires immediate action from the experts of the National Transportation Safety Board. Tommy, a pathologist who is first on the scene, coordinates efforts efficiently. Soon others arrive, each with a specialized skill. Separately, Daria, a deep-cover agent working with the FBI, is on the trail of Irish terrorists in Los Angeles. The stories merge flawlessly as narrator David LeDoux weaves global accents for those involved. Daria, from the Mideast, has a curt voice with an emotionless tone as she deals with the volatile Irishmen. Tommy's boss, Susan, speaks in a clipped voice. The best, though, is Tommy, a drawling, tired Texan. The action is good, the detail is better, and the voices are great. M.B. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"

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