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Richard

Pasadena, CA, United States | Member Since 2007

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  • The Monstrumologist

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Rick Yancey
    • Narrated By Steven Boyer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (179)
    Performance
    (142)
    Story
    (140)

    Dr. Warthrop is a scientist who tracks and studies real-life monsters. Assisted by his 12-year-old apprentice, Will Henry, Dr. Warthrop discovers a pod of Anthropophagi and launches a hunt to destroy the foul beasts.

    Richard says: "Things do go bump in the night"
    "Things do go bump in the night"
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    What did you love best about The Monstrumologist?

    The writing was so vivid, you could taste the fear in the air along with the story characters.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Will Henry, and secretly, Kearns


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When they ambush the Anthropophagi pack


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Throughout the book the relationship between Will and the Doctor evokes both anger and compassion


    Any additional comments?

    Although at times sickening in the decriptions of the horrors, its a verbal car crash that you can not turn away from.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Red, White, and Blood: The President's Vampire, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Christopher Farnsworth
    • Narrated By Bronson Pinchot
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (437)
    Performance
    (413)
    Story
    (410)

    The presidential campaign trail, 2012: A political operative and a volunteer are brutally murdered while caught in a compromising position. Written in their blood on the wall of the crime scene: IT'S GOOD TO BE BACK. And with that, a centuries-old horror known only as the Boogeyman returns to taunt Nathaniel Cade, the president's vampire. Against the backdrop of the 2012 presidential race, with the threat of constant exposure by the media, Cade and Zach must stop the one monster Cade has never been able to defeat completely.

    James says: "Wow he does it again!"
    "A great series, the "Dexter" of Vampires"
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    Would you consider the audio edition of Red, White, and Blood to be better than the print version?

    The narration by Bronson Pinchot is outstanding, I had to go back and look if it was THAT Bronson Pinchot. He makes an already mesmerizing story Ultra-mesmerizing


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Nathaniel Cade, he is a GOOD vampire, what else do you need to know?


    What does Bronson Pinchot bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    His pacing is perfect, he distinguishes each character without tricks, he is the voice that anyone would want for their own internal narrator if they were reading it themselves


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The ending, in the epilogue (not giving that away)


    Any additional comments?

    Bronson Pinchot should narrate of every other audible book, okay, maybe that is overdoing it, but he should take turns with John Lee, Pete Bradbury and Ron Perlman. The Nathaniel Cade series is not the typical "Twilight" spawned romantic vampire drivel being churned out for pubescent goth girls. This is a story with intelligence that you can sink your teeth into.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: The Millennium Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Stieg Larsson
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (23284)
    Performance
    (9905)
    Story
    (9977)

    Why we think it’s a great listen: How do you one-up a book that’s already a global literary phenomenon? Hire Simon Vance to (flawlessly) interpret the loves, lives, and murders of Sweden’s cold and secret-filled world. A spellbinding amalgam of murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue. It's about the disappearance 40 years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden.

    Pamela Murphy says: "COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN"
    "I saw the movie (US version) and got hooked"
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    Would you listen to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo again? Why?

    The is the first time the movie version got me interested in reading the book, notmally it is the other way around, turns out this is the right way, as the movie will always disappoint after the book, but the book only shines brighter and brings out even more depth after liking a movie.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The characters are so vivid, and you hate the bad guys (from which there are many) and want to stand up and cheer for Lisbeth Salander when she dishes out their just deserts.


    Any additional comments?

    I immediately started the second, then finished the third installment of the trilogy. Bing, bang, boom, couldn't stop listening.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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