🎧 Before the Storm by Erik Carter

November 4th, 2022 Kimberly Review 10 Comments

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Before the Storm, by Erik Carter, is the fourth Silence Jones thriller novel narrated by Gary Bennett. As Silence investigates a murder at a celebrity’s lavish party, a nemesis emerges and forces Silence into the spotlight. Action-packed, Before the Storm was Carter’s best yet.

🎧 Before the Storm by Erik Carter
Before The Storm
by Erik Carter
Series: Silence Jones #4
Narrator: Gary Bennett
Source: Narrator
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Vigilante assassin Silence Jones lives in the dark recesses of the world, but when he’s confronted with a world-famous nemesis, he’s forced to pull himself out of the shadows and into the spotlight.

Seven people die at an eccentric media mogul’s lavish party, and Silence suspects the man has used his celebrity connections to get away with murder. The more Silence investigates, the more deadly secrets he unearths.

As Silence grapples with powerful forces concealing the truth, he finds himself locked in a deadly battle of wits with a brilliant adversary who has deceived his way to the very heights of stardom—and whose ultimate goal is much more sinister than it initially seemed.

The next stand-alone action thriller in the pulse-pounding new series. Enter the world of Silence Jones. Hold on tight....

If you like action heroes with the steely resolve of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher, the calculating will of Gregg Hurwitz’s Orphan X, and the raw power of Mark Greaney’s Gray Man, then you’ll love Silence Jones.

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Silence Jones’ name is whispered with fear in the criminal world. He is a ruthless assassin backed by a secret government group. We get to see all sides of Jones, from his painful injuries to the way he mourns the loss of his true love.

Sabrina Day, Elowen’s sister, is convinced that Elowen was murdered at the party of a celebrity and that it was orchestrated by said celebrity. The tragic accident left seven dead. Her research at a Kansas City library has caught the attention of two groups. The Watchers are one of them, and they send Silence Jones, who introduces himself as Jake. He and Sabrina attend another of Chase Andrade’s extravagant events. Things are about to get deadly.

The tale that unfolds will have your heart racing as we are given several perspectives, including those of Chase Andrade. While each of these thrillers can be read in any order, after book one, The Suppressor, it was exciting to see Silence in action, meet his therapist and see him make mistakes. Before the Storm grabbed me from the onset and held me to the last.

Twists, turns, vulnerability and more await you in this latest case. Sabrina ends up being an asset, and I actually liked her a lot.

While the stories can be found in Kindle Unlimited, I highly recommend you listen to the audiobooks narrated by Gary Bennett. He has become the voice of Silence Jones, drawing out the tension, reminding us of his difficulty in speaking and showcasing his inner turmoil.

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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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10 Responses to “🎧 Before the Storm by Erik Carter”

  1. Katherine

    I love the sound of this! A vigilante assassin sounds like a fantastic main character for a fast paced plot. I will look for the audio!

  2. Ailyn Koay

    how does Silence communicate with his therapist? I remember he was mute?

    • Kimberly

      Not mute but it is very painful for him to verbal communicate. He is the master of one word replies and short to the point dialogue.

      • Ailyn Koay

        i always thought he was mute! but selectively mute is still mute i guess