We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Audiobook

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Regular Price:$27.93
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

"The name is Jones. Indiana Jones."

He's back. Everyone's favorite globe-trotting, tomb-raiding, wisecracking archaeologist is finally at it again.

Now it's 1957, the atomic age is in full swing, and McCarthy-era paranoia has the nation on edge.

But for Indiana Jones, the Cold War really heats up when his latest expedition is crashed by a ruthless squad of Russian soldiers. Commanded by a sword- wielding colonel who's as sinister as she is stunning, the menacing Reds drag an unwilling Indy along as they brazenly invade American soil, massacre U.S. soldiers, and plunder a top-secret government warehouse. Their objective: a relic even more precious - and powerful - than the mythic Ark, capable of unlocking secrets beyond human comprehension.

Fast thinking and some high-speed maneuvers help Jones turn the tables, and a one-in-a-million escape narrowly saves him from certain death. But when he's tarred as a suspected spy and fired by his university, Indy thinks it may be time to hang up his hat.

Fate, however, has other plans. Suddenly the road to retirement takes a sharp detour when a colleague's kidnapping leads Jones into the depths of the Amazon jungle on a desperate rescue mission. With a hot-headed teenage biker as his unlikely wing man, and his vengeful new Russian nemesis waiting for a rematch, Indy's back in the game - playing for a prize all the wonders of the world could never rival.

©2008 James Rollins; (P)2008 Random House, Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.0 (64 )
5 star
 (22)
4 star
 (29)
3 star
 (7)
2 star
 (4)
1 star
 (2)
Overall
4.2 (41 )
5 star
 (20)
4 star
 (14)
3 star
 (4)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (2)
Story
4.3 (42 )
5 star
 (23)
4 star
 (12)
3 star
 (6)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (1)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Matt 03-19-15
    Matt 03-19-15 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    3
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "not bad just word for word from the movie"

    If you have seen the movie don't waste your time, it's a great story but you won't learn any new details.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Richard S. Swol Lindstrom, MN USA 03-09-17
    Richard S. Swol Lindstrom, MN USA 03-09-17 Member Since 2015

    Rich Swol

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    36
    36
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Indiana Jones is back - and better than the movie"
    What did you love best about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull?

    Reading about Indy's adventures was like visiting an old friend. Well written and excellently performed.


    What other book might you compare Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull to and why?

    Beyond any other Indiana Jones novels (which I do not believe are on audible) any of the Nina Wilde/Eddie Chase books by Andy McDermott. They owe a great deal to the non-stop action and over the top chases and situations of the Indiana Jones franchise.


    What does L. J. Ganser bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He performed this as if it were an old radio adventure program. Very theatrical and totally in keeping with the story style. It added to the fun. Great choice.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Well they DID make the film so I think they used "The Adventure Continues..."


    Any additional comments?

    Well written and performed. Fills in gaps from the film (like how did Indy end up in that car trunk in the beginning of the film) and fleshs out the characters a bit more. I wish that the author would pen some more Indy adventures...he gets the character well.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    SnailsAreFriendsToo 09-27-15 Member Since 2012
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    11
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Whip crackin awesome!"

    Indy is back in a full fledged adventure novel! I appreciate the use of philosophy and archaeology, great book o

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Farah Hendrix 09-04-12
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    3
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Great book"
    If you could sum up Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in three words, what would they be?

    Action,intrigue,?


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Indiana Jones because he is a character that gets into and out of many situations


    Have you listened to any of L. J. Ganser’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    Great narration that kept my attention

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Terrie Columbus, MT, United States 03-05-12
    Terrie Columbus, MT, United States 03-05-12
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    44
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Exciting Book"

    Great Listen! Would recommend to teens and adults. Follows the movie really well while adding to it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.