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Hunter

I just achieved App Scholar!! 1000 hours in 1 yr 7 mo and 10 days!!! I never thought I would make it this far!! Thanks Audible

Huntsville, AL, United States | Member Since 2012

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  • Ken Follett & John Lee Talk About Fall of Giants

    • ORIGINAL (11 mins)
    • By Ken Follett, John Lee
    • Narrated By Diana Dapito
    Overall
    (643)
    Performance
    (401)
    Story
    (400)

    Ken Follett and John Lee, the author and narrator of Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, are back together again for Fall of Giants, the first in The Century Trilogy. They recently chatted with Audible editor Diana Dapito about the new epic book, and what it was like to write and record it.

    IAmNotLynda says: "interesting interview!"
    "Can't wait!!!!!"
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    The second book will be great. I loved to listen to Ken and John Lee talk about the book and what will come up in the second book then third.... A century of of five story's..

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • The Leftovers

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Tom Perrotta
    • Narrated By Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (653)
    Performance
    (556)
    Story
    (567)

    What if—whoosh, right now, with no explanation—a number of us simply vanished? Would some of us collapse? Would others of us go on, one foot in front of the other, as we did before the world turned upside down?That’s what the bewildered citizens of Mapleton, who lost many of their neighbors, friends and lovers in the event known as the Sudden Departure, have to figure out. Because nothing has been the same since it happened—not marriages, not friendships, not even the relationships between parents and children.

    glamazon says: "The title is the best part"
    "HBO series is a lot different!!!"
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    I first watched this series on HBO then i read the book. This is one time the book is completely different but in a good way. Kevin isn't the mayor in the series and there is no talk of his dad or his mysterious dog killing friend. Holy Wayne in the series is a prophet or angel type leader. Jon who is Kevins son is following Wayne and taking care of his girlfriend. She is carrying the baby of Holy Wayne which Nore Durst finds in the end. Who is this baby? His wife and daughter has a lot of problems. One lives with the cult group The Guilty Remnant and the other could join!! Overall a good story about where a fourth of the world just disappeared. Is it the rapture or aliens ? I guess book two will explain a lot more because there is a whole lot more to tell about this crazy town called Mapleton. Maybe book two can tell us more? The HBO series is better than the book and you don't hear me ever say that much because the book usually is always better!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Edge of Eternity: The Century Trilogy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (36 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (600)
    Performance
    (537)
    Story
    (544)

    Throughout these books, Follett has followed the fortunes of five intertwined families - American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh - as they make their way through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most tumultuous eras of all: the enormous social, political, and economic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1980s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeachment, revolution - and rock and roll.

    Elisa says: "Some good, some bad"
    "ONE OF THE TOP TRILOGY'S ALL TIME!!!!"
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    I wished it wouldn't have ended-I could read Follett all day. Follett does a great job putting fictional characters in true events. Book three is awesome! Follett puts all the old characters from the last book with their new families in book three. Out of all three books most of us can relate to the timeline in this book. Living in Alabama and listing to all the bad things that happened in this part of the country really puts chills all over my body. All five families lived through the hard times of a tough century where the growing and breaking up of these countries was tough on all five. These five families crossed each others paths on the way to help build these new countries. Love and war is a big part in all three books just as it is in our lives today. When you read a Ken Follett book he makes you feel like you are a part of the true events he writes about. If you haven't read this series, start today you will love it! MUST READ!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Fool's Assassin: Book One of the Fitz and the Fool Trilogy

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Robin Hobb
    • Narrated By Elliot Hill
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (236)
    Performance
    (218)
    Story
    (215)

    FitzChivalry - royal bastard and former king’s assassin - has left his life of intrigue behind. As far as the rest of the world knows, FitzChivalry Farseer is dead and buried. Masquerading as Tom Badgerlock, Fitz is now married to his childhood sweetheart, Molly, and leading the quiet life of a country squire. Though Fitz is haunted by the disappearance of the Fool, who did so much to shape Fitz into the man he has become, such private hurts are put aside in the business of daily life, at least until the appearance of menacing, pale-skinned strangers casts a sinister shadow over Fitz’s past...and his future.

    Andrew says: "Painful"
    "Fitz is back!!!"
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    The first three book were awesome and that's hard to beat. But Robin Hobb has done it again with a great story line to bring Fitz aka "Tom Badgerlock" back to the Six Duchies.
    After years of living his life with Molly and their kids, Fitz has forgotten his assassin ways until his life is turned upside down. Fitz trying to raise a new little girl on his own after Molly has passed and the Fool coming back into his life after all these years is a recipe for disaster. Fitz has two new young would be assassins in his life to teach or not to teach-(that is the question). Will his young daughter find out about Fitz Chivalry's assassin life and will she still love him? Two books to go.....

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Severed Souls: Sword of Truth, Book 14

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Terry Goodkind
    • Narrated By Sam Tsoutsouvas
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (215)
    Performance
    (204)
    Story
    (201)

    Enter the unique world of Terry Goodkind. A world of high adventure, brilliant storytelling, and people you will never forget. A sweeping new novel of Richard Rahl, Kahlan Amnell, and their world.

    David says: "Opinion on Severed Souls"
    "BOOK 14 AND I NEED MORE!!!! RICHARD COMEBACK!!!!"
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    ALL I CAN SAY IS THIS BOOK WAS GREAT!!! TERRY GOODKIND PUT RICHARD THROUGH THE RINGER!!! IT ONLY TOOK 14 BOOKS FOR ONE OF THE BIG THREE TO GET KNOCKED OFF THEN THE BIGGEST GETS TAKEN OUT!!! THATS HUGE IN THIS SERIES BUT FOR SOME REASON I SEE SOMETHING UP TERRY'S SLEEVE. I THINK RICHARD IS DOWN BUT NOT OUT. THE AFTER WORLD IS TOO SMALL TO HOLD HIM BACK. BOOK 15 WILL BE AWESOME. HURRY UP TERRY WE NEED THE BRINGER OF DEATH.....

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Lonesome Dove

    • UNABRIDGED (36 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Larry McMurtry
    • Narrated By Lee Horsley
    Overall
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    (1729)
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    (1761)

    Larry McMurtry's American epic, set in the late 19th century, tells the story of a cattle drive from Texas to Montana, a drive that represents not only a daring foolhardy adventure, but a part of the American Dream for everyone involved.

    Richard Delman says: "A masterpiece. An epic western story."
    "THE BEST TV SERIES ALL TIME AND A BETTER BOOK!!!"
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    Everyone knows this series I'm sure. I remember watching it as a 10 yr old and i was hooked. This book takes me back and i love reading about Gus and whats next.Two TX Rangers and friends for life and now old and living out their last years as cattle herders. Gus and Call want to be the first to settle in Montana with the largest cow and horse herds. This is a book that will make you laugh and cry!!! Go along a ride with Augustus 'Gus' McCrae and Woodrow F. Call-two cowboys that only know one way!!! THE TEXAS RANGER WAY...

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Jason Redman, John Bruning
    • Narrated By Erik Bergmann
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (165)
    Performance
    (150)
    Story
    (149)

    Decorated Navy SEAL Lieutenant Jason Redman served his country courageously and with distinction in Colombia, Peru, Afghanistan, and Iraq, where he commanded mobility and assault forces. But his journey was not without its supreme challenges. He was critically wounded in 2007 when he was struck by machine-gun fire at point blank range. During his intense recovery period, Redman posted a sign on his door, warning all who entered not to "feel sorry for [his] wounds."

    Richard says: "Not Superman - Real Man With Incredible Courage"
    "A TELL ALL BOOK GOOD AND BAD OF A NAVY SEAL!!!"
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    LT Jason Redman was a Navy Seal who had many great moments and a lot of bad moments.These moments changed his life as a leader,father,husband and person. Bad decision after bad decision Jason was at the point that he was going to drop out of the Navy all the way. The decisions he made after that point got him ready for his life long fight with the injuries he received after one long night in a "dog fight" in the middle east. Later on Jason becomes the founder of Wounded Wear and an author with a lot of life to live. A great book about leadership.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hannibal

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Thomas Harris
    • Narrated By Thomas Harris
    Overall
    (143)
    Performance
    (67)
    Story
    (67)

    In the highly-anticipated sequel to The Silence of the Lambs and the final book in the trilogy that started with Red Dragon, seven years have passed since Dr. Hannibal Lecter escaped from custody, seven years since FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling interviewed him in a maximum security hospital for the criminally insane.

    W. Max Hollmann says: "Poorly abridged"
    "Hannibal always get's his man!!!!"
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    Agent Clarice Starling is on the ropes in this book. She has punches coming from all angles. The one person she can count on is Dr Lector but this time Hannibal is on the run from a long time patient from his past. The book is good but the movie was better this time!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Ann Scott Tyson
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell, Danny Campbell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (65)
    Performance
    (58)
    Story
    (56)

    Some have called him "Lawrence of Afghanistan". To the Pashtun tribesmen he is "Commander Jim", leader of the "bearded ones". He is Army Special Forces Major Jim Gant, one of the most charismatic and controversial U.S. commanders of modern memory, a man who changed the face of America's war in Afghanistan when his critical white paper, "One Tribe at a Time", went viral at the Pentagon, the White House, and on Capitol Hill in 2009.

    James says: "True warrior betrayed by political brass"
    "THE TRUE ARMY OF ONE!!!"THE SPARTAN""
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    This is coming from a guy who was in the Army and my father retired from the Army. Major Gant was a soldiers soldier, the type of gung ho officer everyone wanted. After reading this book I'm ashamed that the top brass let this happen!! Did Major Gant break some Army regs.? YES!! Has most every solider in the Army done the same? YES!!! Jim Gant is a true Spartan. He got the job done and never lost a man down range and that is the stuff the Army can't take away. Major Gant's legend will grow and it should. I think Jim did turn tribal but that is what he was asked to do.Taking Ann Scott in was over the top but the heart wants what the heart wants. Drinking beer on christmas and you loose your rank? I was in Kuwait and alcohol and more was available while I was deployed. Everyone who has served in the military world knows Major Jim Gant was shafted. Its sad but Jim Gant can watch my six anytime!!!! One article 15 can't take away what you did for this country. Thanks for all you have done and your service!!!! Major Jim Gant makes me proud to say I was in the Army!!!! Hooah!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Silence of the Lambs

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Thomas Harris
    • Narrated By Frank Muller
    Overall
    (728)
    Performance
    (651)
    Story
    (656)

    A serial murderer known only by a grotesquely apt nickname - Buffalo Bill - is stalking women. He has a purpose, but no one can fathom it, for the bodies are discovered in different states. Clarice Starling, a young trainee at the FBI Academy, is surprised to be summoned by Jack Crawford, chief of the Bureau's Behavioral Science section. Her assignment: to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter - Hannibal the Cannibal - who is kept under close watch in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.

    Parusski says: "Much more than the movie"
    "Great movie and better book!!!"
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    Frank Muller does a great job in this book and his voice for Buffalo Bill is creepy!!! If you have seen the movie you will love the book- it's one and the same!! Dr. Lecter and Starling are a duo meant to be together. Hannibal gives the soon to be FBI agent all the clues and it's up to Clarice to stop Buffalo Bill. This is the second book in the series and so far both are great.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Red Dragon

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Thomas Harris
    • Narrated By Alan Sklar
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (371)
    Performance
    (336)
    Story
    (340)

    An innocent family are the latest victims of a grisly series of hideous sacrificial killings that no one understands, and no one can stop. Nobody lives to tell of the unimaginable carnage. Only the blood-stained walls bear witness. All hope rests on Special Agent Will Graham, who must peer inside the killer's tortured soul to understand his rage, to anticipate and prevent his next vicious crime. Desperate for help, Graham finds himself locked in a deadly alliance with the brilliant Dr. Hannibal Lecter, the infamous mass murderer.

    Molly says: "SERIAL Killer ~ how does he choose his victims?"
    "RED DRAGON ROCKS!!!!"
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    I loved the movie!!! and the book was spot on.Will Graham is the Sherlock Holmes of the FBI..I see Anthony Hopkins every time Alan Sklar talks about DR. HANNIBAL LECTER!!! The Tooth Fairy aka "The Red Dragon" has a lot of problems and the book goes into every part of his life from his mom to his beast of a grandma.. Dollarhad wants to do the right thing but the Dragon will not let him go. The one common denominator is Special Agent Graham the one advantage he has on Lecter and Dollarhad is they're both insane!!!!!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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