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by Adam Sims,Sam Bourne

eBook The Chosen One download ISBN: 0753141795
Author: Adam Sims,Sam Bourne
Publisher: Isis Audio Books; Unabridged edition edition (November 1, 2010)
Language: English
ePub: 1165 kb
Fb2: 1146 kb
Rating: 4.9
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Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Thrillers and Suspense

Newly-elected US President Stephen Baker is flying high after signing a popular bill giving new rights to victims of domestic violence. I follow Johnathan Freedlander (Sam Bourne) on Twitter, because he's fabulous. 2 people found this helpful.

Newly-elected US President Stephen Baker is flying high after signing a popular bill giving new rights to victims of domestic violence. But in Vic Forbes he has a ruthless enemy who is in possession of a crucial piece of knowledge that could destroy his career. When Forbes is found murdered the conspiracy theorists go into overdrive.

The Book has the characters of his previous novel, The Last testament being continued on and though it does not hamper your experience as a first time reader, reading the last testament (which It’s a Sam Bourne with less charm.

Number One bestseller Sam Bourne, author of The Righteous Men, delivers this page-turning political conspiracy thriller that goes right to the heart of the US establishment. Bruised by years of disappointments, political advisor Maggie Costello is finally working for a leader she can believe in. She, along with the rest of America, has put her trust in President Stephen Baker, believing he can make the world a better place. But suddenly an enemy surfaces: a man called Vic Forbes reveals first one scandal about the new president, and then another.

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The Chosen One. ‘Wouldn’t you? Revive stories about the Baker–Adams rift, implicitly putting himself on a par with the President? No thank you. The reason he’s inside the tent is so that he can piss out, not all over the Oval Office carpet. ‘Does the President know about this?’ ‘You seem to have forgotten that Stephen Baker is the President of the United States of America. He is not a human resources manager’ His mouth seemed to recoil from the phrase, as if uttering such an absurd, new-fangled term might stain his lips. Not that Adams wasn’t an arsehole: he was, First Class. Annotation. The new high-concept thriller from the number one bestselling author of The Righteous Men, The Last Testament and The Final Reckoning.

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May 2010 : UK Paperback.

In the game of Washington politics, the stakes are as high as they get - and not everyone is prepared to play by the rules... Newly-elected US President Stephen Baker is flying high after signing a popular bill giving new rights to victims of domestic violence. But in Vic Forbes he has a ruthless enemy who is in possession of a crucial piece of knowledge that could destroy his career. When Forbes is found murdered the conspiracy theorists go into overdrive. Did the President order his killing, or was it his opponents? Ex-Presidential advisor Maggie Costello is called in to investigate. As she digs further she finds evidence of a conspiracy that reaches back into history and the heart of the US establishment...
Comments: (7)
Fog
In the beginning I was very excited about this book because it describes a political presidentcy with somebody like Obama but after a while it became more of a Chase from an aid who became a detective in the life of the candidate in his earlier life’s
it was satisfactory especially on vacation
Bundis
This author always makes me happy. I won't give up the plot, so you will not get anything out of me here, but I go out of my way to get all of his books from Amazon UK, so take it from there. It is a crying shame that I've not been able to source these books in the United States. I follow Johnathan Freedlander (Sam Bourne) on Twitter, because he's fabulous.
Whitescar
First, an interesting protagonist is/was needed, and Maggie Costello just wasn't written to elicit more than a "good grief, grow up and use your brain" from me. The character isn't even likeable. Second, a really good editing was needed. Third, skip some of the bias. Fourth, skip the continual Costello "I've still got it" blurbs. Fifth, how can anyone live a life where the pattern is get up, get dressed - sort of, rush out the door to some important meeting, and never bathe or brush teeth or. . . .yuck.

I read a lot of books just for the "down time" aspect, and want a kind of sensible entertainment from the story. Sometimes I'll happen on a book or author that makes reading a delightful experience. I'm afraid this book - and perhaps the school age amateur writing - made this tedious and disappointing.
Jode
Mixed feelings on this book. It is well constructed, with intrigue and suspense plus I eventually liked the central character Maggie (didn't love her!).
However, I felt the story took ages to get going and I very nearly abandoned the read. It also seemed to get very bogged down in the procedures of the nomination through to election of American Presidents and the day to day workings of The White House. The big stumbling block was the idea that the President relied on one unqualified Irish member of staff to investigate what was going on despite the range of organisations he could have turned to for help. My lack of belief in the credibility of this constantly nagged and drew me out of the story.
Coron
For a White House foreign policy advisor who single-handedly sorted out the Middle East situation, Maggie Costello is surprisingly naive, politically and otherwise. She asks her supervisors such numbingly inane questions that you fear for the safety of the United States. Then, as you struggle through the book, you realize the author has made her particularly stupid to justify her sometimes ludicrous behavior further on.

The story, in short, is about a President under siege from unseen forces and how our Maggie brings the villains to justice. But to get to that final point, the plot undergoes some quite amazing contortions. Luckily the chief villain is just as stupid as Maggie. Both of them have to be complete idiots to squeeze into Bourne's tame and contrived ending. The writing quality just about saves this book from being an absolute turkey.
Malogamand
Thoroughly enjoyed reading this one - the author has an ingenious mind! My favourite yet from Borne, would strongly recommend anyone who enjoys thriller fiction or has an interest in U.S. politics to give this one a try!
Wooden Purple Romeo
Sam has a great way of keeping the reader interested.

I found it hard to put the book down.

Ideal for Who Dunnit kinda readers