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  • Redemption Games: John Rain, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Barry Eisler
    • Narrated By Barry Eisler
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (164)
    Performance
    (152)
    Story
    (151)

    After nearly dying while taking out a target in Hong Kong, Rain has a new employer, the Mossad, which wants him to fix a "problem" in Manila. He also has a new partner, Dox, whose good-ol'-boy persona masks a sniper as deadly as Rain himself. And he has a new hope: that by using his talents for something good, he might atone for all the lives he has taken. But when Rain's conscience causes him to botch the Manila hit, he finds out the next problem the Mossad wants fixed is himself. Is Delilah, his Mossad lover, coming to help him? Or was she sent to finish him off?

    shelley says: "REDEMPTION GAMES redeems John Rain series"
    "Solid Rain!"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What did you love best about Redemption Games?

    Story is great and narration is excellent


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Toss up! Rain and Dox. Rain for his depth, Dox for lightheartedness.


    Which character – as performed by Barry Eisler – was your favorite?

    Dox. Nailed the accent and mannerisms of the character.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Neg


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Turquoise Lament: A Travis McGee Novel, Book 15

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By John D. MacDonald
    • Narrated By Robert Petkoff
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (70)
    Performance
    (62)
    Story
    (61)

    Now that Linda "Pidge" Lewellen is grown up, she tells Travis McGee, once her girlhood idol, that either she's going crazy or Howie, her affable ex-jock of a husband, is trying to kill her. McGee checks things out, and gives Pidge the all clear. But when Pidge and Howie sail away to kiss and make up, McGee has second thoughts. If only he can get to Pidge before he has time for any more thinking.

    Amazon Customer says: "Travis Goes to Pago Pago"
    "Classic MacDonald"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What made the experience of listening to The Turquoise Lament the most enjoyable?

    The narrator is spot on. Petkoff's ability to portray the characters in the stories makes the books even more enjoyable.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Travis, because he is Travis.


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

    Petkoff is now the voice in my head of McGee


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

    NA


    Any additional comments?

    NA

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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