Well-Mannered Assassin by Aline, Countess of Romanones (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook ...
Well-Mannered Assassin by Aline, Countess of Romanones (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, below). One of the most infamous names in the history of espionage, former model Carlos the Jackal managed to elude his enemies for decades, his secret identity hidden behind his smooth, cultured charm. This exciting fictional account reveals the brilliant and insidious methods behind his international maneuvers. Self-contained, this audiobook app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. Based on a library-quality recording, this app was built especially for your iPhone and iPod Touch. No unreadable text, no endless scrolling on a tiny screen. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves. NOTICE: This app includes the exact same 5-star recording offered elsewhere at much higher prices. It was professionally recorded by Blackstone Audio’s Audi-winning narrator, Susan O'Malley. You are not buying yet another amateur or volunteer narration. No clicks, background noises, throat clearing, mispronunciations, tinny voices or monotones will be found here. •EXPERIENCE. About 16 hours of narration. Created as a Folium enhancedAudio™ edition, this book includes extra functions and features not found on lesser players. •PLAYER CONTROLS. Includes listen (play), pause, multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, one-touch chapter- and bookmark browser. There is also a “scrub” bar that finds any point inside the chapter with just a tap. •SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the book will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing. •CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and smarter than average. •CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the book you’ve come. •OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airplane-ready! Once downloaded, listen uninterrupted without threat from a lost network connection. Downloads are usually just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed. •AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the book again. •TELL-A-FRIEND. An easy way to recommend the book to your friends or Twitter feed. •FEEDBACK. Share your ideas for books, functions, and features. We are very responsive to our listeners and appreciate all feedback and ideas. RATING: Suitable for Adults interested in genuine tales of international espionage ___________________ From the hand of a real-life model-turned-spy comes this thrilling novel of suspense based on the true intrigues of Carlos the Jackal. One of the most infamous names in the history of espionage, the former model Carlos eluded his enemies for decades—until his recent arrest made headlines across the world. This exciting fictional account reveals the insidious methods and brilliant genius behind his international maneuvers. It is the story of a man whose smooth, cultured charm hides a secret identity and a shattering plot … and the one woman who discovers he is actually the notorious Carlos the Jackal. The inspiration for the Countess of Romanones’ novel was her own actual meeting with Carlos the Jackal in 1977, as well as her experience as a consultant with a wide variety of world specialists on international terrorism.
Size: 342.29 MB
Price: $ 10.89
Developed by Blackstone Audio, Inc
Day of release: 2010-11-2
Recommended age: 12+