Different Lie, A

Genre: Thriller

Different Lie, A

Performed by:
Alexander Cendese

From acclaimed author and screenwriter Derek Haas comes a unique and thrilling twist on a family story—what happens when an elite assassin becomes a father?Now a new dad, the infamous Silver Bear finds himself staying up late for feedings and changing diapers—all while leading the double life of a contract killer.The struggle is not with his conscience. He enjoys his gig. But a child forces him to weigh selfishness versus safety. Continue his line of work, and he’ll always wonder if he’s putting his child’s life at risk. His partner, Risina, serves as his fence. Like Columbus, she’s good at her job and likes doing it. An unusual take on working motherhood.…When the next assignment comes in, both Columbus and Risina are surprised to find that the mark is another assassin: a brash, young killer named Castillo. Castillo is an assassin on the rise. Even Columbus is impressed by his tenacity and talent—and as he closes in on his target, he realizes that Castillo is a younger version of himself. It’s almost like looking in a mirror. Castillo has even studied Columbus’s work.But Columbus’s assignment is clear: kill the young man. However, Castillo learns that his hero and unwitting mentor has a family—a revelation with enormous ramifications.

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 6 hours
Media Options:
  • Retail Trade: CD, Download, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions: CD

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Author
Derek Haas

Biography:
Derek Haas is the author of the novels The Silver Bear, Columbus, and Dark Men, which make up The Assassin Trilogy, as well as the stand-alone novel, The Right Hand. Derek co-created Chicago Fire and executive produces Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med for NBC. He also co-wrote the screenplays for 3:10 to Yuma, Wanted, and The Double. He lives in Los Angeles with his family.
Narrator
Alexander Cendese

Biography:
Alexander Cendese has appeared in films such as Garden Party and Greetings from the Shore, and on TV in Body of Proof, Law and Order, The Gamekillers, One Life to Live, and The Bedford Diaries. His theater credits include A View From the Bridge on Broadway. Alexander is a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and lives in New York City.

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