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Play the Red Queen

Michael Braun

Step into the heart of the Viet Nam War with Juris Jurjevics' posthumous masterwork, "Play the Red Queen." Follow the gripping story of two army investigators as they track down a female Viet Cong assassin amidst the chaos and corruption of Saigon in 1963. This tour-de-force mystery-cum-social history takes readers on a rollercoaster ride through the treacherous streets of a besieged capital on the eve of revolution. Jurjevics' vivid descriptions and personal experiences as a Viet Nam veteran bring the story to life, immersing readers in a world of danger, betrayal, and sacrifice.

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A Posthumous Masterwork by Juris Jurjevics

Step into the corrupt cauldron of a Vietnamese civil war stoked red hot by revolution in "Play the Red Queen," the posthumous masterwork by Juris Jurjevics. With his gripping storytelling and intimate knowledge of war, Jurjevics takes readers on a heart-pounding journey through the streets of Saigon in 1963.

America's Involvement in Viet Nam

During this period, the US military is not yet officially in combat, but there are 16,000 American servicemen stationed in Viet Nam, "advising" the military and government. However, behind the scenes, a deadly battle is raging. A female Viet Cong assassin is silently taking down US Army officers with her precise pistol shots. Murders that throw the city into chaos and fear.

The Army Investigators on the Hunt

Taking center stage in this gripping narrative are two army investigators, Ellsworth Miser and Clovis Robeson. These two men are tasked with the dangerous mission of tracking down the elusive killer and bringing her to justice. As they navigate the treacherous streets of Saigon, Miser and Robeson soon find themselves in the heart of a city on the brink of revolution.

The Tension Mounts

Jurjevics skillfully weaves together a rich tapestry of mystery, political intrigue, and personal turmoil. Set against the backdrop of a besieged capital on the eve of a coup, "Play the Red Queen" captures the essence of a time and place on the precipice of chaos. As the city erupts in violence and uncertainty, Miser and Robeson must confront their own demons as they race against time to solve the puzzle.

A Tour-de-Force Mystery-Cum-Social History

"Play the Red Queen" is more than just a mystery novel. It is a hauntingly atmospheric and deeply human exploration of the laws and lawlessness of war. Jurjevics' own experiences as a Viet Nam veteran shine through in his vivid and poignant descriptions. Through his masterful prose, readers are transported to a world of danger, betrayal, and sacrifice.

Juris Jurjevics: A Legacy of Literary Brilliance

Juris Jurjevics was not only an esteemed author but also a renowned publisher. "Play the Red Queen" stands as his capstone contribution to the world of literature. Although Jurjevics is no longer with us, his words live on in this powerful and compelling narrative.

About the Author and Publisher

"Play the Red Queen" is masterfully narrated by the talented team at Recorded Books, bringing Jurjevics' words to life in a way that only audio can. With their passion for storytelling, Recorded Books ensures that Jurjevics' final work is celebrated and shared with the world.

Additional Info

Book Name: Play the Red Queen
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Juris Jurjevics
Narrators: Michael Braun
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 10H57M
Publisher: Recorded Books
Language: English
Publish Date: 2020-02-11
Last Price: 14.95 USD


10 reviews for this audiobook
  • Sa
    Samantha 04-Oct-2023

    I just finished listening to Play the Red Queen and I am blown away! The suspense and intrigue kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time. Juris Jurjevics knows how to keep readers hooked from start to finish. Highly recommend!

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    Alex 11-Oct-2023

    Play the Red Queen is a masterpiece! Juris Jurjevics has crafted a thrilling and captivating story that will leave readers wanting more. This audiobook is a must-listen for fans of suspense and mystery.

  • Em
    Emily 13-Oct-2023

    I couldn't stop listening to Play the Red Queen! Juris Jurjevics' writing style is engaging and the plot had me hooked from the very beginning. The characters are well-developed and the narration brings them to life. 5 stars!

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    Ryan 22-Oct-2023

    Play the Red Queen is a rollercoaster ride of excitement! Juris Jurjevics' attention to detail and ability to create suspense is remarkable. I felt like I was right there with the characters experiencing their every move. Highly recommend!

  • Ol
    Olivia 26-Oct-2023

    Juris Jurjevics has done it again with Play the Red Queen. This audiobook is a heart-pounding thriller that will leave you guessing until the very end. The twists and turns kept me hooked and I couldn't stop listening. Fantastic!

  • Br
    Brandon 05-Nov-2023

    I am obsessed with Play the Red Queen! Juris Jurjevics has a talent for storytelling that is unmatched. This audiobook had me on the edge of my seat with its gripping plot and well-developed characters. A definite 5-star rating!

  • Li
    Lily 23-Nov-2023

    Play the Red Queen is a nail-biting adventure from start to finish! Juris Jurjevics' writing style is immersive and the story kept me guessing until the very end. If you're a fan of suspenseful audiobooks, this one is a must-listen.

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    Thomas 11-Jan-2024

    Juris Jurjevics knows how to keep readers engaged with Play the Red Queen. The action-packed plot and well-drawn characters had me invested from the first chapter. I couldn't put this audiobook down! Highly recommend.

  • Em
    Emily 07-Mar-2024

    Wow, Play the Red Queen is a wild ride! Juris Jurjevics' storytelling is top-notch, creating a world full of intrigue and danger. The audiobook is expertly narrated, bringing the characters and their journey to life. 5 stars!

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    Daniel 09-May-2024

    Play the Red Queen is a heart-pounding thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end. Juris Jurjevics' writing is captivating and his ability to create suspense is masterful. I couldn't stop listening. Highly recommend!

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