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  • Split Image

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By James Naughton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (121)
    Performance
    (45)
    Story
    (44)

    The body in the trunk was just the beginning.
               
    Turns out the stiff was a foot soldier for local tough guy Reggie Galen, now enjoying a comfortable “retirement” with his beautiful wife, Rebecca, in the nicest part of Paradise. Living next door are Knocko Moynihan and his wife, Robbie, who also happens to be Rebecca’s twin. But what initially appears to be a low-level mob hit takes on new meaning when a high-ranking crime figure is found dead on Paradise Beach.
               
    Stressed by the case, his failed relationship with his ex-wife, and his ongoing battle with the bottle, Jesse needs something to keep him from spinning out of control. When private investigator Sunny Randall comes into town on a case, she asks for Jesse’s help. As their professional and personal relationships become intertwined, both Jesse and Sunny realize that they have much in common with both their victims and their suspects—and with each other.


    From the Compact Disc edition.

    Carolyn says: "Mourning"
    "He Said, She Said"
    Overall

    The story was so fractured by the "Sonny said, Jessie said" narration. It drove me crazy!

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Back to Blood: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Tom Wolfe
    • Narrated By Lou Diamond Phillips
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (541)
    Performance
    (444)
    Story
    (449)

    As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay - with officer Nestor Camacho on board - Tom Wolfe is off and running. Here is a big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now. Based on the same sort of detailed, on-scene, high-energy reporting that powered Tom Wolfe's previous best-selling novels, Back to Blood is another brilliant, spot-on, scrupulous, and often hilarious reckoning with our times.

    Richard Delman says: "Too much. Too much. Too much. Too much. Too much."
    "Worst Book Ever"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you try another book from Tom Wolfe and/or Lou Diamond Phillips?

    The story went no where and the narrator would repeat sounds until you wanted to yank your earsbuds off!


    What was most disappointing about Tom Wolfe’s story?

    Story line started and ended no where.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Lou Diamond Phillips’s performances?

    Never


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Confusion


    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Toys

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By James Patterson, Neil McMahon
    • Narrated By Matthew Bomer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (426)
    Performance
    (179)
    Story
    (184)

    Move over James Bond--you've just met your match! Hays Baker and his wife, Lizbeth, possess super-human strength, exceptional intelligence, stunning looks, a sex life to die for, and two beautiful children. Of course they do - they're Elites, endowed at birth with the most advanced genetic enhancements available. Elites are the pinnacle of evolution; the triumph of man's ambitions. But there's a problem in their perfect world....

    Robert B. Wales says: "OMG - What a crappy book!"
    "Yuck"
    Overall

    Not sure were that came from, but it was weird! Not up to Patterson standard.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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