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  • The Cowboy and the Cossack

  • A Nancy Pearl's Book Lust Rediscovery
  • By: Clair Huffaker
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

Fifteen Montana cowboys and 500 longhorns are embarking on a one-of-a-kind Wild West adventure: a cattle drive across 1,000 miles of Siberia. The clash of cultures between East and West, American six shooter and Russian saber, begins immediately when a band of Cossacks arrives to escort them to their destination. Cowboys and Cossacks must work together or they’ll never survive the journey, which includes a meeting with the warrior Genghis Kharlagawl and his army of bloodthirsty Tartars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • NOSTROVIA OR NA ZDOROVIE

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 10-04-16

Strong believable story. . .

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

Reviewed: 06-02-15

Would you listen to The Cowboy and the Cossack again? Why?

Fell in love with the characters . . .descriptions were clear and moving . . paid little or no notice to 'happy ever after' . . . BUT remains in my memory as a story about MY friends . . Loved it . . .

  • The Alexandria Link

  • A Novel
  • By: Steve Berry
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 17 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,675
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,066
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,070

Cotton Malone retired from the high-risk world of elite operatives to lead the life of a rare-book dealer. But his quiet existence is shattered when he receives an anonymous e-mail: " You have something I want. You're the only person on earth who knows where to find it. If I don't hear from you, you will be childless." His ex-wife confirms that their teenage son has been kidnapped, and it becomes clear that those responsible will stop at nothing to get what they want: the lost library of Alexandria.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Entertaining

  • By Glenda on 03-05-07

Great Read

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

Reviewed: 10-14-09

Really good storyline, loved the mixture of real and fiction . . .some super twists

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Your First Listen

  • Length: 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 33,625
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17,936
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 18,096

Your Audible adventures begin right here.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It was great

  • By aareal on 11-23-08

Annoyed me

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-18-09

Don't know why I should NEED a FIRST listen really so It just annoyed me

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Walking Dead

  • By: Gerald Seymour
  • Narrated by: David Bauckham
  • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3

For David Banks, an armed protection officer charged with neutralising the growing menace to London's safety, his role is not as clear-cut as it once was. The certainties which ruled his thinking are no longer black and white. Banks has begun to realise that one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter. Never have those distinctions been more dangerous to a police officer with his finger on the trigger - and to those who depend upon him.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • I Really Struggled

  • By Robyn on 09-18-09

I Really Struggled

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

Reviewed: 09-18-09

I just couldn't seem to get into this story and I tried for the first 4 chapters

  • Sanctuary

  • By: Nora Roberts
  • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
  • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 961
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 764
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 764

Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she had escaped the house long ago. It was where she spent her loneliest years, after her family was shattered by the sudden, unexplained disappearance of her mother.

But now, the sprawling resort off the coast of Georgia haunts her dreams. Even more haunting are the pictures that someone is sending her - strange close-ups, candid shots, and finally, the most shocking and heartbreaking portrait of all: a photograph of her long-lost mother. . . naked, beautiful, and dead.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Keep in mind this is from the 1990s

  • By Elisabeth on 03-05-14

Enjoyable read

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

Reviewed: 09-18-09

This author rarely fails to please and she hasn't done so this time . . interesting storyline

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • A Certain Justice

  • By: John Lescroart
  • Narrated by: David Colacci
  • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 185
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 126

Somewhere in the once-placid streets of San Francisco, a young man is on the run, charged by the media with a crime he didn't commit, hounded by demagogues, hunted by a desperate police department. One cop knows that Kevin Shea is innocent of a brutal racial murder. An ambitious politician will use Shea for her own ends. And a down-and-out lawyer is all that stands between Kevin Shea and an even more atrocious crime. For when there's no law left, justice is the only hope.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Race riots ... in San Francisco?

  • By Snoodely on 02-10-10

Enjoyable Read

Overall
out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-18-09

Good storyline and well written

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Poet

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
  • Length: 15 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,938
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,118

Our hero is Jack McEvoy, a Rocky Mountain News crime-beat reporter. As the story opens, Jack's twin brother, a Denver homicide detective, has just killed himself. Or so it seems. But when Jack begins to investigate the phenomenon of police suicides, a disturbing pattern emerges, and soon suspects that a serial murderer is at work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Villain Mystery

  • By Charles Atkinson on 08-10-14

Really good read

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

Reviewed: 09-18-09

The plot had twists and turns that were not expected and I really enjoyed it

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Heaven's Net is Wide

  • By: Lian Hearn
  • Narrated by: Paul English
  • Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Heaven's Net is Wide is the first and last tale that both closes the circle and introduces readers to the strange and beautiful world of the Otori. It is an epic historical fantasy of revenge and betrayal, honour and loyalty, beauty and passion and the overwhelming power of love, set in a mystical, medieval Japan, which will enthral readers the world over.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Read

  • By Robyn on 09-18-09

Great Read

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

Reviewed: 09-18-09

Took a while to get a handle on the Japanese names but once that had happened the story was great . . .the ending was such that I truly hope that there will be a sequel

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Enchantment

  • By: Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
  • Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,928
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,180
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,192

As one of the most consistently exciting writers to emerge in the last 25 years, Orson Scott Card has been honored with numerous awards, while immersing readers in dazzling worlds only he could create. Now, in Enchantment, Card works his magic as never before, transforming the timeless story of Sleeping Beauty into an original fantasy brimming with romance and adventure.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enchanting

  • By Annette on 05-07-08

Absolutely Loved This One

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

Reviewed: 09-18-09

Best read in a long time . . . story line mixed modern, old and fairytale that left me hanging out to see what happened next . . .Loved it

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Dark Summer

  • By: Iris Johansen
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 242
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 151
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 153

Devon Brady is a veterinarian working in a makeshift hospital at an island search and rescue site. When Jude Marrok arrives with his wounded black lab, she has no idea that she is about to be plunged into a whirlwind of terror, destruction, and passion. The last thing Devon needs is to be drawn into Marrok's high-stakes game. And while she feels increasingly drawn to him, she doesn't trust him. Is Jude her salvation or her damnation? Are the secrets he's protecting worth killing for?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Trite Bodice Ripper

  • By Melissa on 10-29-08

Good Read

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

Reviewed: 09-18-09

This author rarely fails to give a good read and she didn't this time

1 of 2 people found this review helpful