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  • Deadly Straits

  • By: R. E. McDermott
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 224
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 210

When marine engineer and very part-time spook Tom Dugan becomes collateral damage in the War on Terror, he's not about to take it lying down. Falsely implicated in a hijacking, he's offered a chance to clear himself by helping the CIA snare their real prey, Dugan's best friend, London ship owner Alex Kairouz. Reluctantly, Dugan agrees to go undercover in Alex's company, despite doubts about his friend's guilt. Once undercover, Dugan's steadfast refusal to accept Alex's guilt puts him at odds not only with his CIA superiors, but also with a beautiful British agent with whom he's romantically involved.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must read Suspense Thriller!

  • By Robin on 01-31-13

A Captivating Tale

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-20-17

This audiobook held my attention for every second. I look forward to hearing the sequel.

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  • No One Lives Twice

  • By: Julie Moffett
  • Narrated by: Kristin Watson Heintz
  • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 297
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 299

"I'm Lexi Carmichael, geek extraordinaire. I spend my days stopping computer hackers at the National Security Agency. My nights? Those I spend avoiding my mother and eating cereal for dinner. Even though I work for a top-secret agency, I've never been in an exciting car chase, sipped a stirred (not shaken) martini, or shot a poison dart from an umbrella. Until today, that is, when two gun-toting thugs popped up in my life and my best friend disappeared."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful!

  • By Sally on 10-30-10

A geek girl's misadventure

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-30-15

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Perhaps it appeals more to teen and/or preteen girls.

What was most disappointing about Julie Moffett’s story?

It put me to sleep several times while listening during mid day.

How could the performance have been better?

I did not find it interesting, but it would have been improved had it held my attention for more than brief, sporadic intervals. The narration could have been improved by using more realistic accents and something other than a stacato vocal presentation. This may have been a better read than it was as a listening experience.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

The plot was marginally intriguing.