Narrator Performance: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Overall Book Rating: ⭐️⭐⭐⭐⭐️️
When Bill’s family is kidnapped as he boards his flight, he is faced with an impossible decision to crash his plane killing himself and 143 people or let them both die. The conceit of this one is the stuff of any run of the mill thriller, but the execution was phenomenal. It needs to be made into a movie STAT! It’s super implausible and yet totally believable at the same time.
Very few thrillers get a 5 star rating from me, but as an American Airlines Million Miler, I love a thriller about an airplane. This one so well written and amazingly narrated by Steven Weber (!!), there were times where I did not want to take off my headphones. The story had well developed characters I really wanted to root for and even the villains had backstories you could empathize with. I loved the multiple POVs of the pilot Bill, his wife, the flight attendants and other spoilery characters. Lots of great twists and action scenes.
And the target was… well if you know where I’m from… I loved it!
Thanks to Libro.fm for access to this ALC. All opinions above are my own.
What’s the last thriller you read (or listened to) where you were actually thrilled?