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  • The Holy Bible: Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

  • By: Blackstone Audio
  • Narrated by: Dale McConachie
  • Length: 72 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

Do you often feel you’re too busy to sit down and read the Bible, yet you know you need time with God? Well now you can hear from God from virtually anywhere with this digital recording of the Holman Christian Standard Audio Bible. Dale McConachie’s goal in recording this is for you to feel, when driving down the road, as if your best friend is in the front seat reading the Bible to you. It is the reader’s prayer that many will let the Word of Christ richly dwell in them. People in all 50 states and most foreign countries have purchased audio Bibles recorded by Dale.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Chapter and book.

  • By William on 06-25-16

Chapter and book.

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

Reviewed: 06-25-16

The Holy Bible, how can you go wrong with God's word.
Dale Mcconachie did a really great job in reading this book, but I could only give it 4 stars because!
Audible, please hear what your readers are saying.
You need to arrange this bible so that readers can go from chapter to chapter and book to book. This is an easy thing to do. Your readers can go online and purchase an audible bible that can go from chapter to chapter and book to book, and at a resonable price.
Why give away business!
I'll keep this bible because Dale Mcconachie is such a good reader.
I have been a gold member since 2008, and I really enjoy audible.
Please hear your readers.

William from Texas.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • First to Kill

  • By: Andrew Peterson
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,197
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,988
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,986

When you're the best at what you do, it's not always easy to walk away. Nathan McBride was retired. The trained Marine sniper and covert CIA operative had put the violence of his former life behind him. But not anymore. A deep-cover FBI agent has disappeared along with one ton of powerful Semtex explosive, enough to unleash a disaster of international proportions. The U.S. government has no choice but to coax Nathan out of retirement.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Good

  • By Vida T. Yancy on 07-12-09

Lots of fast paced action and great characters.

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

Reviewed: 02-08-15

I don't see how anyone could not like the Nathan McBride Series.
There is so much action and suspense, and Dick Hill does a fantastic job of narrating.
Any book read by Dick Hill is a great book.
Absolutely worth the credit.

  • Outlaw Platoon

  • Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan
  • By: Sean Parnell, John Bruning
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,453
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,218
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,218

At 24 years of age, U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell was named commander of a forty-man elite infantry platoon - a unit that came to be known as the Outlaws - and was tasked with rooting out Pakistan-based insurgents from a mountain valley along Afghanistan's eastern frontier. Parnell and his men assumed they would be facing a ragtag bunch of civilians, but in May 2006 what started out as a routine patrol through the lower mountains of the Hindu Kush became a brutal ambush.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book...Everyone should listen to this book!!

  • By Chris on 04-09-12

Regular guy defending our country.

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

Reviewed: 02-12-13

Would you consider the audio edition of Outlaw Platoon to be better than the print version?

Audio is all I have read.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked that Sean Parnell was a regular American with hopes and fears who gave all he had to defend our country.

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

Again, I have only heard the audio.
Ray is a very good reader and you will enjoy his narration.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No extreme reaction.
I just enjoyed reading a very good book.

Any additional comments?

Go ahead and use the credit.
It's well worth it.

  • Suspect

  • By: Robert Crais
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,064
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,066
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,061

LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well, not since a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty - until he meets his new partner. Maggie is not doing so well, either. The German shepherd survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before she lost her handler to an IED and sniper attack, and her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s. They are each other’s last chance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping Page Turner!!

  • By Jacqueline on 01-22-13

Robert Crais comes through again!

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

Reviewed: 01-30-13

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

You can't go wrong by reading Robert Crais.
I have read all of his books.
Grab this one!

What did you like best about this story?

If you like animal stories and police stories this book has everything you could want.

Have you listened to any of MacLeod Andrews’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

This is my first listening to MacLeod Andrews I enjoyed his reading.

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

I was moved all the times that Scott and the dog were bonding.

Any additional comments?

As I have previously stated, get any book by Robert Crais you can get your hands on.
You won't go wrong.

  • Summer of Night

  • By: Dan Simmons
  • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
  • Length: 22 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,692
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,553
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,555

It’s the summer of 1960 and in the small town of Elm Haven, Illinois, five twelve-year-old boys are forging the powerful bonds that a lifetime of change will not break. From sunset bike rides to shaded hiding places in the woods, the boys’ days are marked by all of the secrets and silences of an idyllic childhood. But amid the sun-drenched cornfields, their loyalty will be pitilessly tested.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Go Ahead...Take A Stroll Down Horror Lane

  • By Jan on 10-31-14

Takes you back to your childhood. Good story.

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

Reviewed: 01-30-13

If you could sum up Summer of Night in three words, what would they be?

scary, fun, and exciting.

Have you listened to any of Dan John Miller’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Dan John Miller is one of my favorite readers, and this story read by him is no acception.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

both

Any additional comments?

This was really a good book.
If you grew up in the 50s, 60s this will take you back to your childhood.
My favorite book like this was Stephen King's, it.
Summer of Night came close but not quite.
Nevertheless read this one. You won't be sorry.

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  • The Black Box

  • Harry Bosch, Book 16
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,342
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,825
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,803

In a case that spans 20 years, Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the L.A. riots. Harry originally investigated the murder, but it was then handed off to the Riot Crimes Task Force and never solved. Now Bosch's ballistics match indicates that her death was not random violence, but something more personal, and connected to a deeper intrigue. Like an investigator combing through the wreckage after a plane crash, Bosch searches for the "black box", the one piece of evidence that will pull the case together.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Where is the Len Cariou, this narrator blows!!

  • By Dan on 11-28-12

Great book.

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

Reviewed: 12-25-12

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

Right up there at the top.

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

You were always wondering how Harry was going to collect the evidence against the bad
guys while looking over his shoulder for his Lieutenant.

What about Michael McConnohie’s performance did you like?

Read the book very well.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I just enjoyed it.

  • Merry Christmas, Alex Cross

  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Michael Boatman, Stephen Kunken, Cristin Milioti
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,072
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 877
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 865

It's Christmas Eve and Detective Alex Cross has been called out to catch someone who's robbing his church's poor box. That mission behind him, Alex returns home to celebrate with Bree, Nana, and his children. The tree decorating is barely underway before his phone rings again - a horrific hostage situation is quickly spiraling out of control. Away from his own family on the most precious of days, Alex calls upon every ounce of his training, creativity, and daring to save another family.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Yawn!

  • By Gayle A. Orner on 11-24-12

A really enjoyable read.

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

Reviewed: 12-25-12

Would you listen to Merry Christmas, Alex Cross again? Why?

Yes, I felt like I was a part of Alex's family.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Merry Christmas, Alex Cross?

When Alex was sitting in on the interrogation of the terrorist.

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

I have since read several books where more than one person was narrating the story.
At first this was hard for me to get use to, but this narration was really good.

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

Spend Christmas with Alex.

  • 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 7,704
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,892
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,854

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

Vince Flynn at his best.

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

Reviewed: 12-12-12

I have never read a bad Vince Flynn book yet.
This story is filled with lots of action, and George Guidal is one of my favorite readers.
Be sure to get this one.

  • NYPD Red

  • By: James Patterson, Marshall Karp
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini, Jay Snyder
  • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,227
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,826
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,825

It's the start of Hollywood on Hudson, and New York City is swept up in the glamour. Every night, the red carpet rolls out for movie stars arriving at premieres in limos; the most exclusive restaurants close for private parties for wealthy producers and preeminent directors; and thousands of fans gather with the paparazzi, hoping to catch a glimpse of the most famous and beautiful faces in the world. With this many celebrities in town, special task force NYPD Red is on high alert - and they can't afford to make a single mistake.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Strong Narration, formuliac and predictable story

  • By Christine on 12-03-12

Will keep your attention.

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

Reviewed: 12-01-12

I was surprised. There wasn't a lot of action, but I still couldn't put the book down.

  • No Easy Day

  • The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden
  • By: Mark Owen, Kevin Maurer
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,573
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,860
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,891

From the streets of Iraq to the mountaintops of Afghanistan and to the third floor of Osama Bin Laden's compound, operator Mark Owen of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group - commonly known as SEAL Team Six - has been a part of some of the most memorable special operations in history, as well as countless missions that never made headlines. No Easy Day puts listeners alongside Owen and the other handpicked members of the 24-man team as they train for the biggest mission of their lives.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping, first-hand narrative of Op Neptune Spear

  • By Darwin8u on 09-04-12

Well done awesome book

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

Reviewed: 10-01-12

This is an awesome book. You feel like you are right with the seals as they go to kill or capture Bin Laden.
Also, I didn't see anything in this book that had not been on the news already.
Good for Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer.
Holter Graham does a great job reading this book.
Don't pass this up!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful