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The Protocol

James Acton Thrillers, Book 1
Narrated by: R.C. Bray
Series: James Acton Thrillers, Book 1
Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
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The final skull has been found. Now, all hell's breaking loose.

For 2,000 years, the Triarii have protected us, influencing history from the Crusades to the discovery of America. Descending from the Roman Empire, they pervade every level of society and are now in a race with our own government to retrieve an ancient artifact thought to have been lost forever.

Caught in the middle is archaeology professor James Acton, relentlessly hunted by the elite Delta Force, under orders to stop at nothing to possess what he has found, and the Triarii, equally determined to prevent the discovery from falling into the wrong hands.

With his students and friends dying around him, Acton flees to find the one person who might be able to help him, but little does he know he may actually be racing directly into the hands of an organization he knows nothing about.

From USA Today and million copy best-selling author J. Robert Kennedy comes The Protocol, the first entry in an action-packed, globe-spanning series of thrillers certain to leave you breathless.

If you enjoy fast-paced adventures in the style of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, and James Rollins, then you’ll love this taut tale of archaeological suspense.

Get The Protocol now, and dig up a thriller 2,000 years in the making....

About the James Acton thrillers:

The James Acton Thrillers series and its spin-offs - the Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers and the Delta Force Unleashed Thrillers - have sold over one million copies. If you love nonstop action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor, try James Acton today!

©2011, 2017 J. Robert Kennedy (P)2020 Blue Heron Audio

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  • Brett Bishop
  • 22-02-2020

A New Favorite!

This book has become one of my new favorite books. It's a fast pass thriller that combines Indiana Jones with Jack Ryan. I can not wait for the next book in the series. Also if you aren't a member yet, check out 50 Shades of Bray (Official) Facebook group for great behind the scenes and special appearances.

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  • Daniel Pope
  • 21-02-2020

Robert Kennedy & RC Bray Hit it Out of the Park

An amazing start to a new series. Kennedy writes a great action thriller and RC Bray brings the pages to life. Ancient archeology, secret societies, and misguided governments lead this epic charge into the history books. Check it out, you won't be disappointed. Most importantly download this book now.

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  • Gary Guilmette
  • 18-02-2020

Buckle up and hold on!

Wow, what a ride... from the mountains of Peru to the English countryside J. Robert Kennedy leads you through a maze of action and intrigue. Rich characters are found throughout and the author brings you right beside them as they live and die (ouch). A great story with shades of "The Da Vinci Code", I HIGHLY recommend this book. Add to a fantastic story the unbelievable talent(s) of J.C. Bray and a you have a winner.

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  • Tom
  • 12-02-2020

unbelievable story

RC Bray did great, story was just a bit too far fetched. Many parts of the story just seem way to unrealistic. Too many times during it I was left shaking my head.

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  • Bill
  • 12-02-2020

That's what I'm talking about!

Great story line, well written, great cast of Characters. R.C Bray was on point and awesome, flawless storytelling and gripping storyline. Well worth the credit.

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  • MK
  • 19-03-2020

Promising New Series

If you’re reading this review to see if the book is worth a credit, let me help:
1. Do you like most or all of the books you’ve heard RC Bray narrate? If so, buy this book. It’s consistent with your favorite Bray-related books.
2. Did you like one or more Indian Jones books/movies? If so, you’ll love this book.
3. Do you like books involving military and/or spec ops teams written by someone that has done sufficient enough research to get the lingo correct? If so, you’ll like this book.
4. Are you looking for a new series to dive into? This is it.

Action-packed; great character development; a unique, intriguing plot; secret societies with reach into the most powerful levels of government; a bit of romance (but not too much); and a handful of heroes to root for.

I can’t wait for book two.

Definitely worth a credit

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-03-2020

Wow !

This book is awesome. I can’t wait for more. I normally listen to Sci-fi / fantasy books and only found this treasure because of RC Bray . This books has me on the edge of my seat wanting more .

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  • Bryce
  • 14-03-2020

Guilty Pleasure

It's not high art, but it's fun and mixes genres I love and eat up. I finish it in 2 days. And get this... there are 26 books in this series. Get crackin', Bray!

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  • Michael J. Minneman
  • 13-03-2020

Great book, starts off a little slow but ramps up.

This book took a bit to catch my interest but by the time I was halfway through I couldn't put it down. Great book, fantastic narration by Mr. Bray. Like a modern Indiana Jones movie from start to finish.

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  • b
  • 30-03-2020

Lame

Dumb story, cookie cutter characters with no depth.seemed like a lazy movie script. Least favorite rc bray performance.

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  • Bev carmody
  • 24-02-2020

Worth it, go buy it.

I loved it, cant beat R C Bray! I just traveled to many places and thoroughly enjoyed it.
I have read/listened to a few Dan Browns, and I think this is far better. Writer and Narrator is a great combination.The plot is fast and well paced, characters well written. A combination of Dan Brown / sort of Indiana Jones but far far better.
I did win this book on a FB page, a bonus! but I would have purchased the book, being a fan of the great Bray anyway. Well worth the credit. Highly recommend you get the book, you wont be disappointed.

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  • Colin Parke
  • 07-03-2020

Very exciting story

This was a brilliant story full of action and excitement! I couldn’t wait to listen each day until I’d finished it. It’s expertly read by my favourite Audio Book read MR. R C Bray and he delivered brilliantly again! I can highly recommend this book

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  • Pete b
  • 29-02-2020

Alittle far fetched

If your out of thing to read then worth it. Or you just want a fast paced action packed book this will do just fine.

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In places it was just to much. In others it was great. Best to take if your not bothered about in-depth characters. Plot lines that are far fetched. For instance there is a black ops soldier who by the end of the books becomes a Apache attack helicopter pilot. A professor who uses to be in the National Guard. Some how was an expert at escape and evade?

R C Bray was brilliant as always and drags you though the story as only he can.

I dont think I will be paying for anymore of this series unless I can get more then one book for one purchase.