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Six Degrees of Assassination

Written by: M J Arlidge
Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (87 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Follow Andrew Scott (BAFTA-winner, Sherlock, James Bond: Spectre) and Freema Agyeman (Sense8, Doctor Who) as they race against time to solve this multi-layered political thriller. 

On a sullen, cloudy July day, ten years since 7/7, the confident and optimistic British Prime Minister is visiting a charity in East London. It's just two months after the general election which saw John Campbell's government returned to power with a clear majority, the economy is on the mend and the coalition is fast becoming a bad memory. 

Suddenly, a man appears from the crowd and shoots him three times in the chest. 

So starts this thrilling, action-packed drama series which defies expectations at every turn. Can two of MI5's finest agents unpick a web of deceit and identify who is responsible, when organised crime syndicates, corrupt government officials and international interests conspire to keep the truth hidden? 

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an unexpectedly fabulous listen!!!

this is a format based on the old radio drama (multi cast, sound effects, etc) and it's amazing! I highly recommend.

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requires suspension of disbelief

As long as you look past an international relations situation that would NEVER happen this is an excellent story performed extremely well by a great cast.

I very much enjoyed this audiobook and will look for other works by the author.

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Great Mystery

My wife and I listened to this over Christmas and both of us agreed , which is rare, that the story was very well done and very enjoyable.

Highly recommended

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Meh

I picked this series because it I love Andrew Scott's work. However, it was predictable.

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A Nail- biter!

Great voice actors, good plot with twist at the end. Definitely worth a listen!

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Fast paced, and gripping suspense

I loved this audio series from Audible. It reminds me of the old radio plays you could hear late at night if you stayed up as a kid and were a nerd like me! From wonderful sound effects to really paint a picture in the imagination, to the emotive voices of the actors who performed, this is a must-listen for political thriller lovers!

Also, the guy who plays the diabolical Professor Moriarty in the Sherlock BBC show is a good guy in this. Highly recommend for an edge of your seat ride till the last episode!

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Plot twists around every corner!

Some cheezy and overly mellowdramic parts but overall very good. Had me guessing and then suprized several times. More than worth a listen

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fast paced thriller

Great story and performances. I Loved every suspenseful moment and plot turns I didnt see coming.

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couldn't stop listening

great story, great performances. Hope there storyline has a sequel. I couldn't put it down.

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Will keep you listening!

I was looking forward to my next commute just to find out what was happening. The performances were amazing, I found myself cheering for individuals like they were real personalities.