At age twelve, Gideon Crew witnessed the brutal murder of his father, a scientist shot down by police during a hostage crisis. More than twenty years later, Gideon gets his revenge. He brings down the man who destroyed his father. But then a mysterious witness steps forward to confront Gideon on his crime-and offer him the chance of a lifetime...?/
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by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
"Gideon Crew is the feature character in a new series by the creators of FBI agent Aloysius Pendergast. John Glover is a good choice to narrate this first entry because the story involves accounts of past events, which Glover delivers without bogging things down. The plot focuses on Gideon's intention to avenge his father's murder, and Glover gives him a conspiratorial air that adds weight to the story. The character is noteworthy for his clever schemes, and the book moves fast--as if the authors were keeping a potential movie version in mind. Overall, Glover handles the somewhat simplistic story with an ear for drama. J.L. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"
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