Version: Abridged
Author: Russell Andrews
Narrator: James Daniels
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Mystery, Thriller & Horror
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: October 2003
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours
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Carl "Granny" Granville is a young, talented writer who is given the chance of a lifetime. A contract to ghostwrite a sure-fire bestselling political thriller. The inside source will be known only as Gideon. His real identity will never be revealed. But the information Granny receives - and then turns into a book - will change the course of history.
Then the murders begin - first his editor, then the gorgeous neighbor with whom he's been having an affair. The mysterious go-between has disappeared. And his publisher has never heard of Gideon or Granny. Suddenly Carl Granville is a man alone, on the run, and wanted for murder.
"Gideon is a terrific thriller with plenty of surprises, an engaging hero, and really nasty villains. A compelling page turner." -- Phillip Margolin

Reviews (3)

Where's the rest of it?

Written by Anonymous on December 26th, 2013

  • Book Rating: 2/5

What a great plot idea! Unfortunately, this story is missing something...character development. Things are happening in this book to people you have either never met, or could care less about, or both. The premise is great, but in the end I didn't care about anyone because not a single character has a backstory.


Written by Anonymous on March 1st, 2010

  • Book Rating: 1/5

This was one of the worst books I've ever listened to. Way too many plot lines and twists that you can't keep straight. Don't waste your time


Written by Anonymous on December 4th, 2007

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Captivating and fast paced with an interesting ending. Because it was abridged, I sometimes felt like there were details missing and some of the action was not well-motivated, but all in all, a very good listen.

Author Details

Author Details

Andrews, Russell

Russell Andrews is a pseudonym for Peter Gethers. Under the Andrews name, he has written three international bestselling thrillers, Gideon, Icarus, and Aphrodite. When using his real name, he is a screenwriter, novelist, publisher, and the author of three bestselling nonfiction books, The Cat Who Went to Paris, A Cat Abroad, and The Cat Whoa (TM)ll Live Forever.