Searching for the best action adventure audiobooks? You’ve come to the right place. These 15 options will keep you on the edge of your seat…
If you like Tom Clancy, you’ll love this book. Ryan Decker is a former CIA operative whose specialty now is freeing kidnapped victims. When he is hired to rescue a woman from a human trafficking ring, things go horribly wrong and everyone ends up dead, including the hostage and Decker’s own family. Now it looks like he’s about to be blamed for everything, but a private investigator is there to help him figure everything out, and she has information that could free him in every sense. The Russian mob was behind the conspiracy to ruin his life, but is it possible something even greater than the Russian mob can finally give him his life back?
If you’ve ever been curious about the Navy SEALs and what they do on a daily basis, this book will be a great read for you. The story starts in Vietnam and tells the story of Gene Michaels, who is assigned with the task of going behind enemy lines and taking on 5,000 NVA. This is the fight of their lives, and the book describes brutal interrogations, death-defying operations, toe-to-toe firefights, and the details of a mission that the average individual had no clue existed. The Navy SEALs are feared all over the world, and this book will give you some idea of why this is so.
Carter and Jayden are ex-Navy specialists whose first civilian job is repairing a sub-sea data cable for an international telecom company. Suddenly, their mini-sub is attacked by unknown people who are trying to prevent certain information from getting out of Egypt, where they are working. They soon discover it is related to a discovery in the late 1930s of a chamber inside the Great Pyramid of Giza. Suddenly, Carter’s ex-girlfriend calls and requests help with an archaeological dig in Giza, and Carter realizes that the same people who are involved with her dig are likely the same ones who attacked his mini-sub. Now, all he has to do is figure out why.
When ISIS kidnaps a French microbiologist and forces him to develop anthrax, hysteria grips the United States and the rest of the world, especially when videos are posted on the Internet detailing the process and how well it’s going. They also hire a Mexican drug cartel to get the anthrax smuggled across the border, and it’s up to Mitch Rapp and his partner to stop all of it before there is a pandemic that threatens to change the world as we know it. But Washington’s corrupt political elite are trying to get in his way, and one of his many duties is to figure out why.
Marty Skovlund, Jr.
This is a true story about the men and women who fought and died for their regiment and their country. Included are details about missions such as Operation Rhino, the rescue of Jessica Lynch, Haditha Dam, hunting Zarqawi, and the recovery of Extortion 17, among others. It gives you an inside look into these missions and the details involved in making them a success. Instead of keeping these stories hidden from the public, the author exposes them and gives the listeners detailed descriptions of the sights, sounds, smells, and emotions of war. If you’d like to hear about the human condition during war time, both good and bad, this is the book for you.
Michael C. Grumley
When a nuclear submarine is forced to abort the mission it’s under mysterious circumstances, naval investigator John Clay is led to a small group of scientists who are about to make history. Soon, he is in the midst of the work of Alison Shaw, whose team is making strides on a way to communicate with dolphins. Something is on the ocean floor that isn’t supposed to be there, and John and Allison must work together to discover what it is and why it is so significant. To make matters more complicated, Allison has never trusted the military, but decides that John is the only one she can trust as they figure out this mystery in the middle of Antarctica.
Allen and Bryan Manning
John Stone is a retired Army ranger operating a bar in Montana when he learns that one of his brothers-in-arms has been killed and his goddaughter kidnapped. John immediately decides to investigate the case and discovers two things: one, that his colleague’s ex-wife might have something to do with what happened to him; and two, there is now a prototype technology that can wreak havoc on the free world and threaten its security. Time is running out, and John has to work fast to find out what happened to his friend and to protect the world from chaos and danger.
When Atlee, an FBI agent, goes back to her hometown in Georgia to investigate the 30-year-old disappearance of her twin sister, she gets more than she bargained for. While there, ritualistic and gruesome murders begin to happen, and she is determined to solve them before another murder occurs. Combine this with the fact that her hometown is filled with secrets that some people are willing to kill to keep quiet and you’ll understand why this story is so exciting and action-packed. To make things worse, Atlee has to dig into her own past to solve the murders and the mystery of her sister’s disappearance, and there’s no telling what she’ll find when she’s done.
This action-packed adventure centers around the character of Dan Taylor, a bomb disposal expert whose colleagues are killed in an incident that left him badly scarred. He is having a hard enough time with this when an estranged friend leaves him a voicemail moments before he is killed in cold blood, which plunges Dan into a global conspiracy that leads him toward an explosive device that is being smuggled toward London by an organization that is incredibly secretive. If you love Lee Child and Robert Ludlum, this book will thrill you because it is filled with the same kind of action and suspense that those writers are good at.
Susan May Warren
Sam is in love with a woman named Sierra Rose, but it is her sister Willow who is in love with Sam. But when events bring Sam and Willow together, the situation gets tense because they are stranded in a winter storm and must rescue a group of terrified teenagers. Things are getting scarier by the minute, and the couple has to concentrate on both the intense situation that has them thinking they may not survive and the sparks that are starting to fly between them. Can Sam and Willow survive the rescue with their feelings intact, and where does Sierra Rose fit into this equation?
Artimé was a magical world that is now gone, and the Unwanteds have no food and no water, but worst of all no hope. It is up to Alex Stowe to restore Artimé and rescue his captive friends, not to mention free Megan from her necklace of thorns that steals voices from people. At the same time, Alex’s twin brother Aaron is preparing for battle with the Unwanteds in his own town of Quill, and when a twist of fate has them discovering that they share a common enemy that neither of them was prepared for, it can directly affect what will happen next with both of them. This best-selling series will have you on the edge of your seat the entire time, and it is a story you will never forget.
The world of Erdas is being threatened by something evil and ancient, and it is shrouded in mystery. In fact, just a touch of this force can destroy everything around it, which is why four young heroes have decided to step up to the plate and combat this terrifying force. Conor, Abeke, Rollan, and Meilin partner with their spirit animals and start out to save Erdas, but their adventures take them deep underground and to all four corners of the earth. Even as this force is bringing down their friends and enemies alike, they must plod forward to make sure they can save both their world and the worlds around them. Unfortunately, evil is already surrounding them and causing them a lot of fear, but fortunately for the rest of the world, this group of heroes is not planning to give up just yet. Listening to the adventurous story will have you on the edge of your seat the entire time.
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