🎧 The Suppressor by Erik Carter

September 30th, 2021 Kimberly Review 9 Comments

30th Sep

What begins as an act of revenge against the perps who took his love and his voice quickly turns to duty when he realizes their plans could affect national security. Fast-paced, brutal and addictive. Fans of crime fiction and action thrillers will want to grab the audio narrated by Gary Bennett.

🎧 The Suppressor by Erik Carter
The Suppressor
by Erik Carter
Series: Silence Jones #1
Narrator: Gary Bennett
Length: 9 hours and 37 minutes
Source: Author
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Before he became a vigilante assassin, a legend feared by criminals, Silence Jones’s previous life was stolen from him in one night—his fiancée murdered, his throat crushed, and his face destroyed.

His brutal revenge leaves behind a long trail of mangled bodies, which captures the attention of a covert group hidden in plain sight within U.S. government. The organization makes Silence an irresistible offer: if he joins their ranks as an assassin, they’ll lend their full support to his blood-soaked rampage.

But when Silence discovers that the people who killed his fiancée have much bigger plans in mind—plans with deadly implications for national security—his mission suddenly shifts focus from vengeance to duty. A catastrophe is ready to explode, and the only person who can stop it is an untested assassin.

CRIME Fave Narrator SUSPENSE thriller

This is the first full-length novel in the Silence Jones action-thriller series. We meet Jake Rowe, codename, the Suppressor, an ex-police officer, on probation as an Asset for the Watchers – a covert, black ops team that spies on those in power and punishes the corrupt. In a nutshell, Jake is an assassin, and he is ok with that vengeance is at the for-front of his thoughts.

Jake shows no mercy, drinks a little too much, and is enjoying the accommodations provided by the Watchers. We tag along as Jake works his way through targets as he goes after Burton. He squeezes all the intel he can gather from each before finishing them. Mercy is for the weak, but as he gathers intel he realizes this goes deeper than he or the Watchers thought.

We get some flashbacks regarding Jake’s past before he left the police department and became an asset. We learn more about the crime syndicate and how the Watchers rescued him.

Fans of vigilante thrillers and high body counts will love this fast-paced tale. Silence Jones is a force to be reckoned with, and even though he is broken, we still catch glimpses of the cop below. While he isn’t following the law, one cannot help but feel for Jones and root for him.

Gary Bennett narrators and brings Jones to life in full 3-D from the way he portrays him to the emotion he brings. Bennett’s voice and tone are perfect for this assassin, allowing listeners to connect.

If you remember, I listened to Deadly Silence, the prequel which published after Hush, Hush, first and stated I wasn’t sure if I had done the right thing. While it didn’t hurt, I think listening in the order of their release is the way to go. It would have made the prequel more impactful.

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The Suppressor by Erik Carter is the first full-length audio in the Silence Jones Action-Thriller series. Revenge and a nefarious plot soon have Jones on the hunt. #Thriller #SilenceJones #GaryBennett Click To Tweet

About Erik Carter

Erik Carter

Erik Carter is the author of two bestselling series of thrilling books. He can be found in Florida, either scratching on a notepad at the beach or pounding furiously on a keyboard, all in the effort of crafting exciting, can’t-put-down tales to take you on out-of-this-world adventures. Following his esoteric and peculiar studies in public history and digital storytelling, it was only natural that his life’s path be equally esoteric and peculiar. His adventures have led him across America, where he has done everything from hosting a television show to shooting documentaries in the desert to teaching college. These experiences gave the background he needs for his greatest adventure—crafting gripping, edge-of-your-seat stories. When he’s not spinning tales, you’ll find him at the gym, on a hike, contemplating sports cars, or enjoying the warm sand of the beach.

About Gary Bennett

Gary Bennett

Gary Bennett is a SAG-AFTRA audiobook narrator. He was born and raised in California and then in Bozeman, Montana, and is the oldest of four children. He now calls the greater Seattle area his home, and he's a huge fan of the Seattle Seahawks.

Gary has always been passionate about not just telling a story, but telling it well. From reading bedtime stories with his children to performing in front of the microphone, bringing a story to life is one of his greatest joys. Gary has pursued his career in audiobook narration with zeal, continuing to not only invest in personal coaching from some of the best in the industry, but also investing in some of the best equipment for his professional home-based studio. There are few things he enjoys more than stepping into his StudioBricks home studio and recording his favorite books.

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9 Responses to “🎧 The Suppressor by Erik Carter”

  1. Ailyn Koay

    that’s pretty brutal start of the story, but I can definitely see myself enjoying Silence making his way to becoming a killer hero

  2. Sophia Rose

    I was uber curious after reading your thoughts on the prequel. It sounds fab. Good to know that I should save the prequel for after this one.