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Patricia

Ocklawaha, FL, United States

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  • A Face in the Crowd

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 19 mins)
    • By Stephen King, Stewart O'Nan
    • Narrated By Craig Wasson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (180)
    Performance
    (168)
    Story
    (167)

    Dean Evers, an elderly widower, sits in front of the television with nothing better to do than waste his leftover evenings watching baseball. It’s Rays/Mariners, and David Price is breezing through the line-up. Suddenly, in a seat a few rows up beyond the batter, Evers sees the face of someone from decades past, someone who shouldn’t be at the ballgame, shouldn’t be on the planet. And so begins a parade of people from Evers’s past, all of them occupying that seat behind home plate. Until one day Dean Evers sees someone even eerier….

    Tim says: "Perfect Match"
    "King as sole writer is better"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    The spotting of the third person in the crowd was a 'tell' for me. Mr. Wasson was great and the story was OK. I would not discourage any King fan from this story because there is a message here.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Gone Girl: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Gillian Flynn
    • Narrated By Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (15341)
    Performance
    (13597)
    Story
    (13627)

    It is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?

    Teddy says: "Demented, twisted, sick and I loved it!"
    "Sequel?"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    The narrators were excellent especially Julia who does snarky to perfection. At first I wished he would speak faster but after a few chapters that was over. You cannot out guess this author as to what Amy is up to at all. My question is....when is the sequel coming out....don't leave us hanging.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • 11-22-63: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (30 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Stephen King
    • Narrated By Craig Wasson
    Overall
    (17025)
    Performance
    (15113)
    Story
    (15070)

    On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? In this brilliantly conceived tour de force, Stephen King - who has absorbed the social, political, and popular culture of his generation more imaginatively and thoroughly than any other writer - takes listeners on an incredible journey into the past and the possibility of altering it.

    Kelly says: "I Owe Stephen King An Apology"
    "King at his best"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    In four words..........Oh, how they danced! Mr. Wasson brought it all to life!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Ice Limit

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    Overall
    (2858)
    Performance
    (1604)
    Story
    (1604)

    The largest known meteorite has been discovered, entombed in the earth for millions of years on a frigid, desolate island off the southern tip of Chile. At four thousand tons, this treasure seems impossible to move. New York billionaire Palmer Lloyd is determined to have this incredible find for his new museum. Stocking a cargo ship with the finest scientists and engineers, he builds a flawless expedition. But from the first approach to the meteorite, people begin to die....

    Lyn says: "Wonderful, Well researched, Page Turner"
    "Ice Limit"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story

    I was totally involved in this book. The story was excellent with plot turns you could never see coming. The story so held your attention and the characters were so fleshed out you could picture them as you listened. And, of course, the capltivating voice of Mr. Brick holds your attention to the very last word. In my wildest imagination I never saw the story end the way it did....brilliant!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Tick Tock

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Dean Koontz
    • Narrated By Paul Michael
    Overall
    (325)
    Performance
    (123)
    Story
    (127)

    A strange doll is left on Tommy Phan's front steps, stranger than anyone could ever imagine. Later he hears an odd popping sound and is intrigued to find it coming to life. Tommy pursues the thing as it scrambles away, and then is pursued by it as it evolves from a terrifying and vicious manikin into a larger, more formidable opponent bent on killing him. What in the world is this thing and why is it after him?

    gslindner says: "Quintessential Dean Koontz"
    "Ticktock"
    Overall

    No one seems to be able to get Dean to do a sequel and while it is understandable I cannot be the only one who wonders what is next for Del and Tommy. This book is just so much fun and Koontz's description of the characters is perfection.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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