The Thirteenth Hour

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (14.88 hours)
Product Number: Z14035
Released: Jun 21, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501988561
Narrator/s: George Guidall
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Packed with drama and suspense, journalist Barbara Sofer's debut thriller is so timely it could be featured on the evening news. Two American-born woman living in Israel-one Jewish, the other Arab-are enmeshed in a violent conflict that threatens their national loyalties and personal values. After she defeats a terrorist single-handedly in Jerusalem, biologist Deborah Stern receives unwanted publicity from television reports. Suddenly she is running for her life from raving Arab fanatics-while the Israeli General Security Service ruthlessly pressures her to work in a dangerous undercover assignment. Reluctantly giving in to Israeli demands, Deborah agrees to gather intelligence. Soon she clashes with Raba, an American-Arab woman with centuries-old allegiances of her own. Filled with gritty realism, The Thirteenth Hour reflects American-born author Barbara Sofer's experience living in Jerusalem. Narrator George Guidall's flawless timing and dramatic flair add to the heightening tension and explosive climax.

Author(s): Barbara Sofer

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Professional reviews

"Arab extremists seek to destroy upcoming peace talks in Israel, and the General Security Service of Israel must infiltrate and unmask this fanatical cell. Debra Stern, an American-born Israeli biologist, is portrayed with a quiet, determined voice, and Raba, an American-educated Palestinian psychologist, is identified by her soft, melodious voice. George Guidall smoothly shifts from scene to scene and sustains the tension and action-packed pace of this age-old conflict. This difficult subject and its underlying themes are ably captured by Sofer and brought to life by Guidall. M.B.K. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"

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