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Monday, June 3, 2013
Rendezvous (audiobook) by Nelson DeMille
Published by HighBridge Audio in May of 2013
Read by Scott Brick
Duration: 1 hour, 2 minutes
Nelson DeMille's gripping short story Rendezvous is set in the Vietnam War and made more authentic by DeMille's own real-life experiences during the war.
While on patrol they encounter a female sniper who shoots the radio man and both radios. As the patrol decides to head out for the first of three pre-determined rendezvous locations with the helicopters the sniper takes out the patrol one person at a time. Usually, the officers and non-commissioned officers would be the first targets, but they are mysteriously left un-harmed.
The worst thing about this story is its length. This story is an hour long and it had me involved he entire hour. Narrator Scott Brick does a great job of conveying the world-weary fatigue of a man with a horrible story to tell and the story rolls along with no slow spots. The ending was totally appropriate but a little anti-climactic. Still, this is a solid hour of audiobook listening.
I rate this audiobook 4 stars out of 5.
Reviewed on June 3, 2013