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  • Star Carrier

  • Lost Colonies, Book 3
  • By: B. V. Larson
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,045
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,907
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,895

Earth builds her first war fleet! The greatest warships ever constructed in known space rise up one by one, soon dominating our skies. They strike fear into the hearts of every citizen and rebel colonist alike. Captain William Sparhawk, the very man who convinced the secretive Council to build this terrifying fleet, now has doubts about the project. What is their exact mission? How could anyone have built these huge ships so quickly? And, most puzzling of all, what's happening out at the isolated laboratory complex on Phobos, Mars' lopsided moon?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Super ending rather than bogging down!

  • By Trudy Owens on 09-27-17

Great finish to an awesome trilogy

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

Reviewed: 01-11-17

The narrator did a wonderful job of depicting the main character, his use of different voices was masterful and added to the story

  • Warriors of the Storm

  • A Novel
  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Matt Bates
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,905
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,731
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,724

A fragile peace reigns in Wessex, Mercia, and East Anglia. King Alfred's son, Edward, and formidable daughter, Aethelflaed, rule the kingdoms. But all around, the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy churches, are mounting raids. Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the kingdoms' greatest warrior, controls Northern Mercia from the strongly fortified city of Chester.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cornwell gets still better!

  • By NW on 01-19-16

They keep getting better, awesome story.

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

Reviewed: 01-31-16

Bernard is a master of painting vivid mental images while still keeping the action moving along. His series on Arthur 'The Winter King' and his other story 'The Archers Tale' are all very entertaining.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Odin's Wolves

  • By: Giles Kristian
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322

Packed with battles, blood and thrilling adventure, the third blood-stirring chapter in the story of Raven and his fellow Viking warriors is historical fiction at its very best. We lusted for an even greater prize... It is the one prize that can never be lost or stolen or burnt. And we would find it in Miklagard... Raven and the Wolfpack have suffered. Good men have died and the treasures they fought so hard for have been lost. But to such men as these there is something more valuable than silver.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Performance and Story

  • By Brown Water Sailor on 02-23-15

A great entertaining story

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

Reviewed: 11-03-15

Story starts out very good and gets better with each chapter. The narrator brings the story to life.
I highly recommend this book especially if you enjoy authors like Bernard Cornwall.

  • A Clash of Kings

  • A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 37 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54,870
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46,982
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 46,936

A comet the color of blood and flame cuts across the sky. And from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions struggle for control of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, preparing to stake their claims through tempest, turmoil, and war.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Problematic, but good on the whole.

  • By Robin on 07-02-13

fire producer

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

Reviewed: 06-30-12

The book was hard enough to get into because Roy Dotrice made all of the voices of knights sound like elderly British royalty, even the warriors. I can even begin to explain the horror of it until the 4th book when he changes all the voices of most of the lead characters. The only one to stay the same are the Imp and Varies. The rest are so different I had a hard time remembering who was talking. Strong Belwas when from a large boastful voice to that of a teenage girl. and Arya Stark changed her too, it was awful, terrible. Do not buy these books until they are rerecorded by someone else. Read them the old fashion way, the story is awesome, an epic tale and the Director and the Producer ruined it. Roy Dotrice is not to bad if his bosses would have kept him on track.

  • A Storm of Swords

  • A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 3
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 47 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 47,665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,836
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 40,826

As opposing forces maneuver for the final titanic showdown, an army of barbaric wildlings arrives from the outermost line of civilization. In their vanguard is a horde of mythical Others, a supernatural army of the living dead whose animated corpses are unstoppable. As the future of the land hangs in the balance, no one will rest until the Seven Kingdoms have exploded in a veritable storm of swords.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow.

  • By Magikarp Salad on 12-22-07

Fire Producer

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

Reviewed: 06-30-12

The book was hard enough to get into because Roy Dotrice made all of the voices of knights sound like elderly British royalty, even the warriors. I can even begin to explain the horror of it until the 4th book when he changes all the voices of most of the lead characters. The only one to stay the same are the Imp and Varies. The rest are so different I had a hard time remembering who was talking. Strong Belwas when from a large boastful voice to that of a teenage girl. and Arya Stark changed her too, it was awful, terrible. Do not buy these books until they are rerecorded by someone else. Read them the old fashion way, the story is awesome, an epic tale and the Director and the Producer ruined it. Roy Dotrice is not to bad if his bosses would have kept him on track.

  • A Feast for Crows

  • A Song of Ice and Fire: Book 4
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 33 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,819
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,522
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,539

Few books have captivated the imagination and won the devotion and praise of readers and critics everywhere as has George R. R. Martin’s monumental epic cycle of high fantasy that began with A Game of Thrones. Now, in A Feast for Crows, Martin delivers the long-awaited fourth book of his landmark series, as a kingdom torn asunder finds itself at last on the brink of peace . . . only to be launched on an even more terrifying course of destruction.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Jarring change in Dotrice's performance

  • By Pi on 06-21-12

Fire the producer

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

Reviewed: 06-30-12

The book was hard enough to get into because Roy Dotrice made all of the voices of knights sound like elderly British royalty, even the warriors. I can even begin to explain the horror of it until the 4th book when he changes all the voices of most of the lead characters. The only one to stay the same are the Imp and Varies. The rest are so different I had a hard time remembering who was talking. Strong Belwas when from a large boastful voice to that of a teenage girl. and Arya Stark changed her too, it was awful, terrible. Do not buy these books until they are rerecorded by someone else. Read them the old fashion way, the story is awesome, an epic tale and the Director and the Producer ruined it. Roy Dotrice is not to bad if his bosses would have kept him on track.

  • A Dance with Dragons

  • A Song of Ice and Fire: Book 5
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 49 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,792
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,539
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,523

Dubbed the American Tolkien by Time magazine, George R. R. Martin has earned international acclaim for his monumental cycle of epic fantasy. Now the number-one New York Times best-selling author delivers the fifth book in his spellbinding landmark series - as both familiar faces and surprising new forces vie for a foothold in a fragmented empire.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A tale of two publishers:

  • By J. Cano on 07-31-11

Fire the producer!

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

Reviewed: 06-30-12

The book was hard enough to get into because Roy Dotrice made all of the voices of knights sound like elderly British royalty, even the warriors. I can even begin to explain the horror of it until the 4th book when he changes all the voices of most of the lead characters. The only one to stay the same are the Imp and Varies. The rest are so different I had a hard time remembering who was talking. Strong Belwas when from a large boastful voice to that of a teenage girl. and Arya Stark changed her too, it was awful, terrible. Do not buy these books until they are rerecorded by someone else. Read them the old fashion way, the story is awesome, an epic tale and the Director and the Producer ruined it. Roy Dotrice is not to bad if his bosses would have kept him on track.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • Robbie Stamp Interview (04/06/05)
  • By: Robbie Stamp
  • Narrated by: Beth Anderson
  • Length: 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 702
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 310

Robbie Stamp, close friend of Douglas Adams and executive producer of the new The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy film, discusses Adams' life and legacy, and reveals details about the upcoming film.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating

  • By Donn Edwards on 11-08-05

eh

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

Reviewed: 03-02-12

I enjoyed the books, I hated the movie,

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  • Interview with Lemony Snicket (a.k.a. Daniel Handler)

  • By: Lemony Snicket
  • Narrated by: Beth Anderson
  • Length: 24 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 884
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 289
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 282

Best-selling author Lemony Snicket (a.k.a. Daniel Handler) recently spoke with Beth Anderson, Audible's publisher, about A Series of Unfortunate Events. He talked about his experience narrating audiobooks, as well as his participation in the movie. You'll hear about his favorite authors and musicians and learn more about the Baudelaire orphans. Whether you are a die-hard fan or new to this fantastically grim and gripping series, this dire dialogue will make you marvelously miserable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable!

  • By Emily on 03-12-12

Interesting guy

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

Reviewed: 03-02-12

Worth the listen to see in the head of a very creative man... word word word

  • Lone Survivor

  • The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
  • By: Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,145
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,164
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,159

In June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in Afghanistan for the Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader. Less then 24 hours later, only one of those SEALs remained alive. This is the story of how team leader Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of Operation Redwing, and the desperate battle that led to the largest loss of life in Navy SEAL history.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By Michael on 09-02-08

AWESOME

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

Reviewed: 03-02-12

READ THIS BOOK! Then go to the polls and vote out your idiot represenatives who do things to disgrace America. Like Harry Reed and Nancy Peloci.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful