• Only Wrong Once

  • A Suspense Thriller
  • By: Jenifer Ruff
  • Narrated by: Steve Rausch
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (72 ratings)

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Only Wrong Once

By: Jenifer Ruff
Narrated by: Steve Rausch
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Publisher's Summary

A sinister experiment outside Aleppo.

Two mysterious deaths: one in LA, one in Boston, each with the same horrific symptoms.

In Los Angeles, FBI counterterrorism agent Quinn Traynor receives an urgent call from CDC agent Madeline Hamilton. She’s discovered the first victim of a lethal, unfamiliar virus. Their joint investigation uncovers an imminent bio-terror attack, and their only hope is to identify the terrorists carrying the disease. With just two days remaining before it’s too late, the FBI and the CDC race to prevent a pandemic. The ensuing nightmare will hit closer to home than they ever anticipated, and one of them will pay an unimaginable price for protecting the country.

"Jenifer Ruff does an outstanding job of weaving personal stories in the lives of the characters amidst the action. This book will keep you glued to the pages from beginning to end, wondering what will happen next." (Susan Mills Wilson, author of Hunt for Redemption)

"The story is riveting, the characters are well-drawn, and the plot moves at break-neck speed. Be prepared to be mesmerized. You won't put the book down until you get to the end." (Reita Pendry, author of Discovering Grace)

©2017 Jenifer Ruff (P)2018 Jenifer Ruff

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Intelligent and intriguing

This book truly delivers a very realistic cast of characters in a scarily possible scenario. Kudos for the depth of character development. I can’t wait to read the next book.

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Predictable

Don't get me wrong, I LOVE a good mystery involving pathogens, terorist, etc. It was a Nice story, but there is no revelation at the end, no Shocking developments. Halfway through the book, we all know what it is going to happen if you have read enough mysteries, seen some thrillers on TV. I have really missed some big twist at the end. It was really predictable and linear!

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Page turner

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. So much fun to come across a book that you can’t stop reading.

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This Could be Today

This story should show what could happen if the C-19 had been even more deadly than it is. This story could be a wake-up to the Possibility that is real.

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This was a good story that could and should have been told in half the time.

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Outstanding story

With COVID being a real issue in the world this story is all to real and scary. I enjoyed this Audible book and can't wait to listen to the next two in this series.

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great read

very entertaining. nice to discover a new author! yes, there are a couple of creative liberties taken with the science, but it "is" fiction, and they weren't glaring. I have more by this author lined up to read!

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Great book!

I liked this book a lot! It would be nice to see more books of these characters and follow their lives.

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Fantastic!

What a great story! It’s so very scary to think about this kind of thing happening.

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Only wrong once

This was a good book.I found it full of excitement and couldn't wait to finish it to see what happened! Steve Rausch was a fine narrator. I am not sure if I purchased this one or if it was given to me for an honest review...but here is the blurb,just in case. 'I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.'

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Don't get it wrong, get this book

Wow, this book kept me up until the the early hours of the morning because I wanted to hear what happened next, although with a plot line like this is might also have been because of nightmares. In today's world it is a scary thought that something like this could actually happen. Full marks for a great plot line I just hope a terrorist doesn't read it. I liked the characters and the way it jumped from each character so you didn't just have the perspective of the lead agent, you also got to know the terrorist to.
Quinn is an FBI special agent in charge of counterterrorism with a somewhat strained home life, well when you are never there it is hard to have a relationship. While trying to patch up his relationship by planning a much needed holiday he once again finds himself answering a call to arms. This time however it is much worse than even he can imagine, there is a bio weapon in America and with two dead bodies it is proving to be fatal. His team are racing against time with the help of the CDC to track the carriers down before it spreads. With the few clues they have they have to work out how many many are infected, how it spreads and what the targets are all before the public finds out a deadly pandemic is about to it them.
I liked the narrator and never got confused who was speaking as he did a good job with all the different voices needed to tell this great story.

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