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  • Curse

  • Blur Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Steven James
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156

As Daniel Byers prepares to attend a basketball camp before his senior year of high school, the terrifying blurs that've plagued him for the last nine months return. Dark images begin to haunt him - creatures crawling from the deepest pits of his nightmares, glimmers of chilling memories from his early childhood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love it when a trilogy comes together!!*

  • By Wayne on 12-22-16

Changed to 1st person - disgusted!!!

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

Reviewed: 12-09-17

What disappointed you about Curse?

After two great books, this one switched to first person.

Any additional comments?

I may return this book. I'll see if I can slog through it. I HATE first person!!! The first two books in the series were third person, so I was shocked to eagerly start the third book, and hear this bunch of "I's", Needed to give a warning to anyone else who detests first person. What POSSIBLE good first person does, I just can't imagine. Very disappointed!!!

  • Paw Enforcement

  • K9, Book 1
  • By: Diane Kelly
  • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 809
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 733
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 732

Officer Luz is lucky she still has a job after tasering a male colleague where it counts the most. Sure, he had it coming - which is why the police chief is giving Megan a second chance. The catch? Her new partner can't carry a gun, can't drive a cruiser, and can't recite the Miranda Rights. Because her new partner is a big furry police dog. So that's what the chief meant when he called Megan's partner a real bitch...With Brigit out on the beat, Megan is writing up enough tickets to wallpaper the whole station.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not so funny

  • By J Carter on 09-27-14

Mostly a great dog book, except for bad guy

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

Reviewed: 10-07-16

What does Coleen Marlo bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Excellent narration and emphasis. Really enjoyed it.

Any additional comments?

OK, I just don't like bad guys. Of course, they have to be there, but I have NO interest in them, what motivates them, anything. This story had its chapters organized such that every chapter was either about Megan, Brigit (the dog) or the bad guy. That made it real easy for me to just skip the chapters about him. It hasn't hurt the story any, and saves me the annoyance of trying to fast forward, and missing pieces, etc. I wish all authors would do this!

  • Event

  • By: David L. Golemon
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 721
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 654
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 649

In the summer of 1947, an unidentified object crashed in Roswell, New Mexico. There were no survivors. Now it's happened again. But this time, two creatures have emerged from the wreckage alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Series.

  • By Frank on 07-29-13

Good, but a little repetative

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

Reviewed: 09-26-16

Any additional comments?

So much monster fighting.... A little more story and less fighting would have been nice. There just was so much repetition in the fight scenes. Not bad, though. I'll try book 2, for sure. Great narration.

  • Nothing Short of Dying

  • A Clyde Barr Novel, Book 1
  • By: Erik Storey
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 53

Sixteen years. That's how long Clyde Barr has been away from Colorado's thick forests, alpine deserts, and craggy peaks, running from a past filled with haunting memories. But now he's back, having roamed across three continents as a hunter, an adventurer, a soldier of fortune, and, most recently, an unjustly imprisoned convict. And once again his past is reaching out to claim him. Clyde receives a phone call for help from Jen, youngest of his three older sisters. Then the line goes dead.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • This book is painfully stupid

  • By John on 01-05-17

Not MY Jack Reacher!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 09-07-16

Any additional comments?

What a HUGE disappointment. I bought this because of my great love of the Jack Reacher stories. But imagine this... Jack Reacher is involved with a lot of drug people, smokes, and is sort of a creep (although maybe he gets better). That's Clyde Barr. I could not keep listening. Beware. If you don't like reading about junkies, this may not be the book for you. The world may be full of that crap, but I'm not going to spend my time reading about it. This is the third book in a row I want to return, but don't feel it's fair. I was on such a good role too.

  • Burning Man

  • By: Alan Russell
  • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 563
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 477
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 479

When LAPD detective Michael Gideon and his police-dog partner, Sirius, are assigned to the Special Cases Unit (SCU), Gideon knows their work lives will be anything but ordinary. SCU gets the cases no one else wants, the unusual and bizarre crimes that need special handling and special investigators. When a high-school student is found crucified in a local park, Gideon and Sirius must face up to the gruesome tableau and the motivation behind the murder. Complicating matters is a nightmare from their past, the scars of a terrible fire that nearly cost them their lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book in a long time!

  • By karen on 01-28-13

Not enough dog action

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

Reviewed: 08-28-16

Any additional comments?

When I buy books with dogs in them, it's really all about the dog. I suckered into this book because of the cover, and am half way through it. The story is decent enough, but the dog has been really a bit player. I'm having a hard time slogging through it, and may not finish. I would give ANYTHING to find another book like Dean Koontz's Watchers. Dogs rule.

  • Breakthrough

  • By: Michael C. Grumley
  • Narrated by: Meghan Wolf
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,073
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 981
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 980

A technology that will change what it means to be human...A discovery that questions the very laws of physics......and a catastrophe that cannot be stopped.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By Amanda De Wolf on 03-21-15

Totally enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 06-20-16

Any additional comments?

I love science fiction, but so much of it is the same. This story was different, and not an "alien invasion" clone of Independence day. I wish there was more thoughtful SciFi like this. And, what can be bad about dolphins?

  • Robinson Crusoe 2244

  • By: E. J. Robinson
  • Narrated by: Malk Williams
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 235
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 215

Two centuries after mankind drove itself to the brink of extinction, a new civilization rises from the ashes of what was once Great Britain. But when deadly strife breaks out among their ranks, the teenage son of one prominent family finds himself fleeing in the dead of night, only to wind up shipwrecked on the forbidden continent of America. Armed with only his wit and the most unexpected of allies, the teenager struggles to survive in a wasteland filled with unspeakable horrors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must read for sci fi junkies.

  • By Mark on 07-15-15

Why isn't the sequel in Audible???

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

Reviewed: 02-01-16

Any additional comments?

This was an absolutely great book. At Amazon, you can see that there is a sequel, which is getting rave reviews, and said to be better than this one. Where is it??? I never read books anymore. There is just too much to do to sit and keep your eyes focused on a piece of paper. Audiobooks rule.

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  • Signal

  • A Sam Dryden Novel, Book 2
  • By: Patrick Lee
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217

Sam Dryden lives quietly in a small coastal town in Southern California, buying and fixing up old houses. It's good physical work that he's come to love. But his peaceful life is shattered when he gets a phone call from an old friend in trouble. A phone call that pulls Dryden into the middle of a situation that's as violent as it is baffling.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great imagination

  • By Noone on 01-23-16

Great imagination

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

Reviewed: 01-23-16

Any additional comments?

This author has a great imagination. I discovered him, and binged on all his books. Now I'm waiting for another. Sam Dryden compares favorably to Jack Reacher, who I LOVE. SciFi aspects are always a plus. Unlike other reviewers, I didn't think the ending was obvious. Maybe in general, but not the specifics, which I found interesting and unexpected.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • A Long Time Until Now

  • By: Michael Z. Williamson
  • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
  • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,722
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,610
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,613

A military unit is thrust back into Paleolithic times with only their guns and portable hardware. Ten soldiers on convoy in Afghanistan suddenly find themselves lost in time. Somehow they arrived in Earth's Paleolithic Asia. With no idea how they arrived or how to get back, the shock of the event is severe. They discover groups of the similarly displaced: imperial Romans, Neolithic Europeans, and a small cadre of East Indian peasants.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Different Than Expected--But an Excellent Listen !

  • By C. Hartmann on 06-11-15

More like a how-to guide to live in the stone age

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

Reviewed: 01-14-16

Any additional comments?

This book is not for everyone. It is extremely long and 90 percent of it is details of how the soldiers survived in the past. Myself, I'm a person that raises chickens, longs for bees, has a huge garden, etc. So, I enjoyed it immensely. Others may not, because it is fairly uneventful, except in a few places. I hope there is a sequel. There are some very imaginative parts in it, also.

  • A Sorceress of His Own

  • Gifted Ones, Book 1
  • By: Dianne Duvall
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,649
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,537
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,544

Since the day Lord Dillon earned his spurs, rumors of his savagery on the battlefield have preceded him into every room, stilling tongues and sparking fear. Weary of battle, he wishes only to find a woman he can wed who will approach him not with fear but with the tenderness that has been absent from his life for so long. Yet only the wisewoman seems invariably at ease in his presence.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Story Was Great but.......

  • By Cheri on 04-26-16

Started out good

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

Reviewed: 08-27-15

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

Younger readers, maybe

What could Dianne Duvall have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

More story, less rhapsodizing about the heroine.

Would you listen to another book narrated by Kirsten Potter?

Yes

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

It was interesting at the beginning, but bogged down horribly once the H&H got together. I must be getting old, because I value the story line more these days than this endless repetition of how fascinating the other person looks. I'm only a third through, but set the book aside to go on to something else. Maybe I'll finish it later. I do like the magic parts, though.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful