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Eclipse - A Thriller

Richard North Patterson

The spellbinding story of an American lawyer who takes on a nearly impossible case-the defense of an African freedom fighter against his corrupt government's charge of murder Damon Pierce's life has just reached a defining moment: a gifted California lawyer, he's being divorced by his wife and his work often seems soulless. Then he receives a frantic e-mail from Marissa Brand Okari-a woman he loved years ago-and decides to risk everything to respond to her plea for help. Marissa's husband, Bobby Okari, is the charismatic leader of a freedom movement in the volatile west African nation of Luandia, which is being torn apart by the world's craving for its vast supply of oil. Bobby's outspoken opposition to the exploitation of his homeland by PetroGlobal-a giant American oil company with close ties to Luandia's brutal government-has enraged General Savior Karama, the country's autocratic ruler. After Bobby leads a protest rally during a full eclipse of the sun, everyone in his home village is massacred by government troops. And now Bobby has been arrested and charged with the murder of three PetroGlobal workers. Still drawn to Marissa, Pierce agrees to defend Bobby, hoping to save both Bobby and Marissa from almost certain death. But the lethal politics of Luandia may cost Pierce his life instead. Culminating in a dramatic show trial and a desperate race against time, Eclipse combines a thrilling narrative with a vivid look at the human cost of the global lust for oil. Here is Richard North Patterson at his compelling best, confirming his place as our most provocative author of popular fiction.

The spellbinding story of an American lawyer who takes on a nearly impossible case-the defense of an African freedom fighter against his corrupt government's charge of murder Damon Pierce's life has just reached a defining moment: a gifted California lawyer, he's being divorced by his wife and his work often seems soulless. Then he receives a frantic e-mail from Marissa Brand Okari-a woman he loved years ago-and decides to risk everything to respond to her plea for help. Marissa's husband, Bobby Okari, is the charismatic leader of a freedom movement in the volatile west African nation of Luandia, which is being torn apart by the world's craving for its vast supply of oil. Bobby's outspoken opposition to the exploitation of his homeland by PetroGlobal-a giant American oil company with close ties to Luandia's brutal government-has enraged General Savior Karama, the country's autocratic ruler. After Bobby leads a protest rally during a full eclipse of the sun, everyone in his home village is massacred by government troops. And now Bobby has been arrested and charged with the murder of three PetroGlobal workers. Still drawn to Marissa, Pierce agrees to defend Bobby, hoping to save both Bobby and Marissa from almost certain death. But the lethal politics of Luandia may cost Pierce his life instead. Culminating in a dramatic show trial and a desperate race against time, Eclipse combines a thrilling narrative with a vivid look at the human cost of the global lust for oil. Here is Richard North Patterson at his compelling best, confirming his place as our most provocative author of popular fiction.
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The spellbinding story of an American lawyer who takes on a nearly impossible case-the defense of an African freedom fighter against his corrupt government's charge of murder Damon Pierce's life has just reached a defining moment: a gifted California lawyer, he's being divorced by his wife and his work often seems soulless. Then he receives a frantic e-mail from Marissa Brand Okari-a woman he loved years ago-and decides to risk everything to respond to her plea for help. Marissa's husband, Bobby Okari, is the charismatic leader of a freedom movement in the volatile west African nation of Luandia, which is being torn apart by the world's craving for its vast supply of oil. Bobby's outspoken opposition to the exploitation of his homeland by PetroGlobal-a giant American oil company with close ties to Luandia's brutal government-has enraged General Savior Karama, the country's autocratic ruler. After Bobby leads a protest rally during a full eclipse of the sun, everyone in his home village is massacred by government troops. And now Bobby has been arrested and charged with the murder of three PetroGlobal workers. Still drawn to Marissa, Pierce agrees to defend Bobby, hoping to save both Bobby and Marissa from almost certain death. But the lethal politics of Luandia may cost Pierce his life instead. Culminating in a dramatic show trial and a desperate race against time, Eclipse combines a thrilling narrative with a vivid look at the human cost of the global lust for oil. Here is Richard North Patterson at his compelling best, confirming his place as our most provocative author of popular fiction.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Peter Francis James

Length:

12h 50m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:53


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:01


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:56


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:34


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:06


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:06


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:14


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:25


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:45


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:04


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:18


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:10


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:54


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:09


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:45


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:23


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:25


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:30


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:33


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:56


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:37


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:23


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:41


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:18


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:45


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:21


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:16


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:52


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:33


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:07


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:42


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:28


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:51


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:50


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:30


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

02:28


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:47


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:45


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:55


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:18


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:42


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:42


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:39


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:00


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:38


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:54


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:29


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:38


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

01:12


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:30


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:01


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:24


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:00


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:00


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:59


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:46


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:09


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:16


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:17


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:12


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:19


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:31


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:27


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:18


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:37


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:15


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:35


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:07


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:33


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:27


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:11


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:08


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:30


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:46


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:27


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

06:55


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:15


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:44


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:45


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:51


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:39


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:18


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:49


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:19


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:06


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:48


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

06:15


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:20


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

06:37


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:20


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

06:06


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

02:19


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:50


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

05:23


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:27


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

06:07


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:16


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

06:50


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

05:37


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:11


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:49


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:23


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

05:18


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

05:47


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

03:55


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:16


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:28


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

05:51


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:31


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

05:33


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

05:45


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

06:39


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

05:07


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

05:20


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

05:07


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

05:30


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

05:27


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

05:25


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

05:47


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

06:26


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

05:45


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

05:28


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

05:27


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

07:12


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

06:20


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

05:29


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

04:35


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

04:45


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

06:17


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

04:24


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

04:18


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

05:04


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:09