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  • Hot Pursuit

  • Stone Barrington, Book 33
  • By: Stuart Woods
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 508
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 439
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 432

It's not often that Stone Barrington finds a woman as accustomed to the jet-set lifestyle as he, so he's pleasantly surprised when he meets a gorgeous pilot who's soon moving to New York, and available for closer acquaintance. Their travels together lead them from Wichita to Europe, but trailing them is some unwanted baggage: his new lady love's unstable, criminal ex-boyfriend.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing and boring.

  • By Carol D. on 04-28-15

Fluff

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

Reviewed: 05-20-15

What would have made Hot Pursuit better?

A story, with a real plot and less fluff and fill.

Has Hot Pursuit turned you off from other books in this genre?

Continue to look for good/great Stone Barrington books. The early ones were enjoyable.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Every characters voice sounded alike.

What character would you cut from Hot Pursuit?

All of them.

Any additional comments?

Not often we don't enjoy a book. This was one. It was as if Stuart Woods had to write a book and he took three minutes to do it.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Man

  • A Novel
  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,718
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,904
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,866

The four dead guards didn’t concern Mitch Rapp as much as the absence of the man they’d been paid to protect. Joe Rickman wasn’t just another foot soldier. For the last eight years Rickman had ran the CIA’s clandestine operations in Afghanistan. It was a murky job that involved working with virtually every disreputable figure in the Islamic Republic. More than a quarter billion dollars in cash had passed through Rickman’s hands during his tenure as the master of black ops and no one with a shred of sense wanted to know the details of how that money had been spent.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, The return of modern day Mitch

  • By Jim on 11-19-12

Where's the next Mitch Rapp?

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

Reviewed: 01-30-13

Where does The Last Man rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Another great Mitch Rapp novel. And it leaves many questions unanswered for more Mitch.

What other book might you compare The Last Man to and why?

It helps put the Middle East in perspective.

What about George Guidall’s performance did you like?

The mystery slowly unfolds and unexpected turns show up on the next page.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Good narration.

Any additional comments?

More Mitch.

  • Pursuit of Honor

  • Mitch Rapp Series
  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,556
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,892
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,875

The action begins six days after a series of explosions devastated Washington, D.C., targeting the National Counterterrorism Center and killing 185 people, including public officials and CIA employees. It was a bizarre act of extreme violence that called for extreme measures on the part of elite counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp and his trusted team member, Mike Nash.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Outstandung Vince Flynn Book

  • By Jason J Preston on 10-21-09

You got to love Mitch Rapp

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

Reviewed: 12-12-12

If you could sum up Pursuit of Honor in three words, what would they be?

Mitch shares the stage with another CIA agent and we see another side of terrorist.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

This book reminds us that terrorism is a constant threat and it's target is us.

What about George Guidall’s performance did you like?

The right voice with the right inflections.

Any additional comments?

We continue to enjoy the Mitch Rapp series. Vince Flynn has found a way to keep each book new and exciting.

  • Separation of Power

  • Mitch Rapp Series
  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: Ken Kliban
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,973
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5,396
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,374

Newly appointed CIA director Dr. Irene Kennedy is the target of an inside plot to destroy her and prematurely end the American President's term. To make matters worse, Saddam Hussein is close to entering the nuclear arms race - something Israel has vowed to stop. With the haunting specter of World War III looming, the president calls on his secret weapon: top counter-terrorism operative Mitch Rapp. But with only two weeks to take out the nukes, Rapp is up against a ticking clock - and impossible odds.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator turns Rapp into a snooty, cranky man

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-02-11

Another great Mitch Rapp

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

Reviewed: 08-06-12

Where does Separation of Power rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Ranks among the highest of all audiobooks we've listened to. Looking forward to the next Mitch Rapp.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

The plot held our attention in the normal Mitch Rapp pattern.

What about Ken Kilban’s performance did you like?

Ken reads with enthusiasm and emotion. You feel the action.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Mitch Rapp doing what Mitch Rapp does best.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Revolution in Military Adaptation

  • The US Army in the Iraq War
  • By: Chad C. Serena
  • Narrated by: Richard Wayne Stageman
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    2 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 4

During the early years of the Iraq War, the US Army was unable to translate initial combat success into strategic and political victory. Iraq plunged into a complex insurgency, and defeating this insurgency required beating highly adaptive foes. A competition between the hierarchical and vertically integrated Army and networked and horizontally integrated insurgents ensued. The latter could quickly adapt and conduct networked operations in a decentralized fashion; the former was predisposed to fighting via prescriptive plans under a centralized command and control.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • So boring

  • By Anonymous User on 07-26-12

So boring

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

Reviewed: 07-26-12

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

An academian

What could Chad C. Serena have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Make the writing style more like "It's Your Ship"

What didn’t you like about Richard Wayne Stageman’s performance?

Monotone, like the most boring professor you ever had.

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

I'm interested in the subject.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful