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The War Planners Series, Books 1-3

The War Planners, The War Stage, and Pawns of the Pacific
Narrated by: Michael Pauley
Length: 26 hrs and 20 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

A nation on the brink of war.

A conspiracy that threatens the globe.

And one military family, caught in the middle, fighting for freedom.

From a secretive jungle-covered island in the Pacific, to the sands of the Middle East. From the smog-filled alleyways of China, to the passageways of a US Navy destroyer. The War Planners series follows different members of the military and intelligence community as they uncover the beginnings of a Chinese invasion.

Filled with electrifying action, well-rounded characters, and unpredictable twists, see for yourself why fans of Tom Clancy and Vince Flynn are raving about The War Planners series. Purchase the box set today, and start the adventure.

©2017 Andrew Watts (P)2017 Andrew Watts

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  • Mitch Kirkwood
  • 15-02-2018

fantastic story!

, I could hardly put the story down, felt like I was reading Tom Clancy or Larry Bond wonderful first book and truly looking forward to his next book!

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  • Astroman
  • 18-11-2017

More spy thriller than military - I gave up.

I don't give up on many books but I got thru the first book and part way thru the second and said to myself "this is 95% spy story and 5% military". Not my cup of tea and not all all as described.

If you want spy action, you may like this, if you want military action look elsewhere.

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  • FRAN M.
  • 31-10-2018

Only Believable Stories Get 5 *'s From Me...

The premise of the story is absolutely believable, with the caveat that a couple of the incidents could have been better developed. Having said that, I absolutely loved the trilogy and was impressed with the almost seamless segue from book to book. Other than my first comment above on 'incident development', my only "less than five stars" rating was for the narrator. In the end I have to give him a well earned "four star" rank (surprising myself after my first impression of this narrator). Expect to be frustrated at first listen with the narrator's continuous "rapid-drop inflections" at the end of virtually every sentence (sounding much like the less experienced small market news reporters who have not yet learned how to effectively utilize this powerful technique). I ALMOST, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, RETURNED AN AUDIBLE BOOK (the narrator was, at first, was that disruptive to the listening experience). However...I AM GLAD I DID NOT DO IT!!! Because other than this issue, the narrator is MORE than competent and (I think) gifted and consistent in his "character voice" changes. BOTTOM LINE: Now that you know this single flaw, try to work through and ignore it initially and you will be rewarded with an excellent story that is engrossing, entertaining and which, literally, made my heart pump with excitement over and over!!! Book Was Worth Price Paid.

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  • ANDREW
  • 06-07-2017

Ok thriller, with incorrect technical details

Would you try another book from Andrew Watts and/or Michael Pauley?

No

Would you be willing to try another book from Andrew Watts? Why or why not?

Maybe. I liked the general story. However, I like the author to have accurate descriptions of firearms and technical items. These authors don't adhere to these standards. For instance, in the very beginning, a Beretta 92 fired by itself when dropped (false). Shoulder holsters aren't that popular. Sig Sauer pistols don't have a safety, etc...These lapses made me question other aspects of the book when they were dealing with Aircraft carriers and helicopters.

Do you think The War Planners Series, Books 1-3 needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

No

Any additional comments?

Would have been much better had the authors used real descriptions of small arms and situations.

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  • Husky45
  • 23-09-2018

Great story

Great story, makes you wonder if we can defend ourselves if our technology stopped working

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  • anthony c
  • 29-07-2017

meh

struggeled yo get through the book, fine for a listwn while doing mentally heavy tasks because the authour repeats himself alot.

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  • Stephen Veal
  • 18-03-2019

Excellent Book

This is a great book. It holds your attention and you cannot wait to resume listening to it. One of the best books I’ve listened to in the past two years.

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  • AmericanIndigo
  • 14-03-2019

Wow

Haven't been kept in suspense and constantly on my toes in a LONG time. Soooo many twists and turns. Story is well written and very plausibly done. The narrator does take a little getting used to. His voice work is great but reads a bit mechanically, kinda like the male version of Alexa or something. Still, great great read. I enjoyed the whole thing.

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  • Dtwn92
  • 07-03-2019

An amazing series.

as a Navy man I love the series. it brought me back to my youth and kept me on the edge of my seat. It's some points it was slow but for the most part it was great. the family that this is centered around made me at times bristle with pride. I can't say enough about how good this series was overall.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 09-02-2019

A really great set of book

For a first time author this was really a great book. brings the story to a logical conclusion. the performance was good but not great.

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  • natham
  • 19-02-2019

what with this writer

I'm not sure ? is this came from a highschool student ? does he know what's called reach? it's not the story or language but the commonsense . and not one but at every corner. I don't see he has any basic understanding about how military operational info.....so sad see a story been this … poor

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  • BillyP
  • 31-08-2018

Great Story

Great story, very strange AI narration at time's. The narrator did not enhance a good story.

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  • Peter Odukwe
  • 02-10-2018

Great story / Great Value

Best value for the first 3 stories in rhis developing series. The pace really cracks along in a Techie Thriller for the present day. Set up Part 4- perfectly. Really enjoying this Series and this 3 in 1 audiobook is a no brainer. Liked the narrator's voice which is crucial.

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  • Fiachra Molloy
  • 23-10-2018

Rubbish

A convoluted & unbelievable story, with a rubbish narration. I gave up on it, avoid.

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