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  • The Wanted

  • Elvis Cole/Joe Pike, Book 17
  • By: Robert Crais
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 901
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 827
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 819

When single mother Devon Connor hires private investigator Elvis Cole, it's because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she's afraid he's dealing drugs. But the truth is devastatingly different. With two other partners in crime, he's been responsible for a string of high-end burglaries, a crime spree that takes a deadly turn when one of them is murdered and Tyson and his girlfriend disappear. They stole the wrong thing from the wrong man.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected after waiting for so long

  • By FhvnEd on 12-31-17

great book

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

Reviewed: 04-16-18


I like the point of view from the different characters.

Missed Jon Stone, Scott, and Maggie.

Slight spoiler. Glad he still has a relationship with Ben. Just cause adults go their separate ways does not mean the children should lose a mentor

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dark in Death

  • In Death, Book 46
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,856
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,573

On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan's neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square. To Chanel's best friend, who had just slipped out of the theater for a moment to take a call, it felt as unreal as the ancient black-and-white movie up on the screen. But Chanel's blood ran red, and her death was anything but fictional.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Repeat, Repeat, Repeat

  • By Deal Finder on 02-02-18

another installment

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

I have listened to all of the In Death series. and mostly have enjoyed them

the only thing I really do not care for is the swear word F@K used for I guess shock factor.
it was just added for no reason IMO .

This one was not very deep into the lives of the characters worth a listen .

  • Old Man's War

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,009
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,215
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,232

John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First, he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army. The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce - and alien races willing to fight us for them are common. So, we fight, to defend Earth and to stake our own claim to planetary real estate. Far from Earth, the war has been going on for decades: brutal, bloody, unyielding.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and Witty Military Sci-Fi

  • By M. Spencer on 10-21-12

good science fiction

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

This was a really good book. I got it during a special but it was on my wish list for a long time. it is science fiction at it's best Space travel, aliens and lots of fighting.

Glad I listened. I plan to listen to the rest of the series

  • Payback Trail

  • By: David R. Lewis
  • Narrated by: David R. Lewis
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 190

When Ruben Beeler joins Marshal Marion Daniels to investigate an incident of theft and murder, Rube is plunged into a world of dark deeds and black hearts. With the help of an abused and courageous young woman, Rube, Marion, and Marshal Addriss Tippideaux head south of the Missouri line into the hills and hollows of Northern Arkansas, and take on an entire clan to see that justice is done. Suspicion of outsiders and hate for the government abounds, and the marshals are much farther from home than the miles they've traveled.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-20-16

a wonderful installment in this series

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

Reviewed: 03-02-18

this is a great installment in this series. I am enjoying every word and phrase in these books. I plan to re listen for sure!!!!~

  • Killed in Action

  • An Equalizer Novel
  • By: Michael Sloan
  • Narrated by: Jeff Gurner
  • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 146

Got a problem? Odds against you? Call the Equalizer. McCall’s first client is a distraught mother who is desperate to locate her young daughter, drawn into the shadowy world of white slavery. But this client may not be all she appears to be.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding book! Hope there will be more...

  • By shelley on 02-01-18

very good book

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

Reviewed: 02-21-18

I really enjoyed the first equalizer book and this one was good too.
The only thing that I thought was too much is he had so many cases going throughout the book. I almost lost track of who was in what situation and what was what. I had to go back and get a few names straight.
except for getting a little lost and having to go back once, it was a very good story
lots of action and good listening. bring on the next one.

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  • Deep Freeze

  • Virgil Flowers, Book 10
  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Eric Conger
  • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,729
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,497
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,483

Virgil knows the town of Trippton, Minnesota, a little too well. A few years back, he investigated the corrupt - and, as it turned out, homicidal - local school board, and now the town's back in view with more alarming news: A woman's been found dead, frozen in a block of ice. There's a possibility that it might be connected to a high school class of 20 years ago that has a midwinter reunion coming up, and so, wrapping his coat a little tighter, Virgil begins to dig into 20 years' worth of traumas, feuds, and bad blood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Virgil gets the s*** beat out of him...

  • By shelley on 10-21-17

love flowers

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

Reviewed: 02-13-18

Virgil goes back to Tripton, and solves another murder. we know who the murder is at the beginning, seeing the murder happen.
the story is classic Virgil and he solves it. there is a side story about Ken and Barbie dolls. A PI is there and Virgil helps with that crazy case too

very good as always

  • Two Kinds of Truth

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,313
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,752
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,715

Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department and is called out to a local drugstore where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous, big business world of pill mills and prescription drug abuse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bosch Survives Two Career Ending Threats

  • By Russell on 11-20-17

great book

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

Reviewed: 01-26-18

Great book. This installment of Harry Bosch was one of the best ones.
There are three stories. One a cold case which is mostly in the background, a double murder which is the main case, and an old case of Harry's where he is accused of planting evidence in an old case.

Everything is wrapped up. There is not a cliff hanger - thank goodness- but Harry plans to work a cold case about the daughter of an addict he met in this book.
I just read that Michael Connelly next book will be about that case with his new character, Renee Ballard "The late Show" Going to be another great one!!

  • The Midnight Line

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,684
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,000
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,966

Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reacher doing what Reacher does!

  • By shelley on 11-07-17

well

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

Reviewed: 01-26-18

Okay First Off, I LOVE JACK REACHER. But I did not really enjoy this book. I thought it was lame
the story line kept just going on and on. He is trying to return the West Point ring he finds in the pawn shop. then the story gets convoluted and winds around and around until finally the different threads are forced together so the story can end. Improbable ending for sure.

Reacher traveled the US to look around, because he was out of the country most of his life. In this book, he says he moves around because he cannot be in one place for long.

He was almost cartoon-ish. I am sorry I did not like this book very much. Of course, I read it -- the writing as usual was exceptional- the descriptions clear -you could almost feel like you were in the story. But ..... sigh
I gave it 3 stars because I buy his books about Reacher the day they come out and love the character. But this one I cannot recommend I am sorry to say, It was hard going to read .
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  • Calico Trail

  • By: David R. Lewis
  • Narrated by: David R. Lewis
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 208

When old money and older entitlement invade Missouri, Ruben Beeler is dispatched by the Federal Marshals Service to investigate complaints from small farmers and ranchers that a wealthy Englishman is taking over an entire county. Rube leaves his wife and their baby at home, and enters into a conflict where might is right, and Sir Merrit Treadstone is prepared to do whatever is necessary to establish the Calico Cattle Company and his new American kingdom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh No, There's Only 4 "Trail" Books Left!

  • By Kathy on 04-09-17

another wonderful and 10 star book

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

Reviewed: 01-09-18

you must listen to these books! the stories are history - and the charaters just what we think of when we say the old west.
this time the gang heads to help the landowners in Calico county that are being pushed off their land by -- An ENGLishman!!
great story and great narrator. As David R Lewis says it is theater of the mind

You will not be sorry

  • End Game

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,146
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,776
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,767

Will Robie and Jessica Reel are two of the most lethal people alive. They're the ones the government calls in when the utmost secrecy is required to take out those who plot violence and mass destruction against the United States. And through every mission, one man has always had their backs: their handler, code-named Blue Man. But now, Blue Man is missing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Keep 'em Coming!

  • By shelley on 11-15-17

Will and Jessica are back

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-14-17

Blue man is missing. They go after him and find a lot more ! They both just came off tough assignments. They head to Colorado to Blue Man's hometown -- there they find Neo Nazis Drug runners. But they are single minded in finding him.

Side note I did think during the big final fight scene that like Star Trek being an extra and going to the Plant _a red Shirt- you will not make it back Love Baldacci .

1 of 1 people found this review helpful