Drummond Series, No. 3
Read by John Rubinstein
returns with another Drummond/JAG installment. His last two suspense
novels with Drummond as the main character were Secret Sanction
and Mortal Allies.
JAG lawyer Major Sean Drummond has been assigned to defend U.S.
Army Gen. William Morrison. Morrison has been accused of spying
for Russia. Drummond doesn't want the job and thinks someone who
speaks Russian would be better suited, but it's too late for that.
The only Russian-speaking JAG is working for the prosecution, which
began its work months ago. Drummond had a lot of catching up to
do. His first priority is to find a Russian-speaking lawyer to help
his case. Katrina Mazorski speaks fluid Russian and becomes his
co-counsel. The intelligent beauty arrives decked in black leather.
The two will have their moments throughout the novel. Drummond is
known to bring out the best and the beast in the women with whom
There is another
reason Drummond doesn't want to represent Morrison. Morrison's wife
and Drummond had a serious romance long, long ago. The loss of her
to a man like Morrison made the case emotional for Drummond, especially
when he discovers who and what she has become.
Drummond and Katrina dig into the case, the more life-risking the
case becomes, but they can't give up; there is too much at risk
for both the US and Russia. Soon they end up in Russia, hunting
down another spy in the hopes of finding out why Morrison's case
is so tight against him, making him look guilty when that may not
be the case at all.
novel moves forward, the case unravels a web of intrigue and lies,
backed by suspense most often physically and mentally painful for
Drummond. Drummond's tough. The man can survive just about anything,
and that is what readers witness towards the end of the novel.
Kingmaker is powerful and persuasive. The Drummond series is
a mature, suspense-filled series written with the thrill seeker
John Rubinstein once again reads the audio version. He captures
Drummond's personality successfully and is able to move on to other
characters without confusion. Let's hope he continues to be Drummond's
voice in future Haig thrillers.
end of the audio, listeners will enjoy an interview with the author.
Haig discusses various subjects. Two of them are the Kingmakers
of Russia and what he thinks about his novels as abridged audios.