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  • The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Adam Baldwin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,777
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,186
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,175

Have you ever seen a planet invaded by rampaging space mutants from another dimension or Nazi dinosaurs from the future? Don't let this happen to you! Rifts happen, so you should be ready when universes collide. A policy with Stranger & Stranger can cover all of your interdimensional insurance needs. Rated "Number One in Customer Satisfaction" for three years running, no claim is too big or too weird for Tom Stranger to handle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Someone owes me a new keyboard

  • By Aimee M on 05-24-16

The republican moron stuff gets old instantly

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

Reviewed: 06-13-18

The republican moron stuff gets old instantly. Avoid authors with a leading decimal point in their IQ

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Catherine De Medici

  • By: Leonie Frieda
  • Narrated by: Anna Massey
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 100

Leonie Frieda has returned to original sources and re-read the thousands of letters left by Catherine de Medici. There has not been a biography in English of Catherine for many years, and she believes that the time has come to show her as one of the most influential women in 16th-century Europe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An outstanding performance of an excellent book

  • By Zaubermond on 05-24-11

Gushing royalist

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

Reviewed: 06-11-18

The author acts as a cheerleader for a psychopathic social climber. The history is highly edited with Catherine given every benefit of the doubt and her enemies are all assumed to be evil.

  • Bound

  • Alex Verus Series, Book 8
  • By: Benedict Jacka
  • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,346
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,257
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,252

Alex Verus is still haunted by his time apprenticed to Richard Drakh. He's been free of him for many years, but now the only way to keep his friends from being harmed is to again work for Richard and his deadly ally. Even worse, he's forced to bring the Light mage Anne into this servitude as well. After weeks of being hunted and finally cornered into what he thought was his last stand, Alex never thought his life would be spared - and never anticipated at what price. This time, the diviner can see no way out.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • disappointing

  • By Ijw on 04-28-17

Carrie's on the story awkwardly

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

Reviewed: 05-11-18

Alex spends the entire story in self pity being moved along by circumstances. This is the first book where he does nothing to move the story along. I assume it is a long set up for a future book.

  • Inspector Hobbes and the Blood

  • Unhuman, Book 1
  • By: Wilkie Martin
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 386
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 360

Set in a small Cotswold town, Inspector Hobbes and the Blood is a fast-paced comedy cozy mystery fantasy about the adventures of Andy, an incompetent reporter, when he is reluctantly working with Inspector Hobbes, a police detective with a reputation. Andy soon finds himself immersed in a world where not everyone is human, and a late-night visit to a churchyard nearly results in grave consequences, and a ghoulish outcome. An accidental fire leads to Andy having to doss in Hobbes's spare room.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A more realistic and mundane supernatural story

  • By Ravin on 01-20-18

May get better but I lost the will to care.

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

Reviewed: 05-05-18

I am about 2 hours into the set up but no story yet and it just keeps getting less interesting. Maybe it has a strong finish.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Ascendant: Book 1

  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,187
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,962
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,951

The Wizard's Council of Tarador was supposed to tell young Koren Bladewell that he is a wizard. They were supposed to tell everyone that he is not a jinx, that all the bad things that happen around him are because he can't control the power inside him, power he doesn't know about. The people of his village, even his parents, are afraid of him, afraid he is cursed. That he is a dangerous, evil jinx.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A skeptic entertained

  • By David M on 11-22-17

Writes long with limited plot

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

Reviewed: 03-23-18

Probably reads as a book okay but the slower pace of an audio book makes it drag.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Legacy

  • By: Ken Lozito
  • Narrated by: Scott Aiello
  • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305

After narrowly defeating the invading enemy fleet, there is evidence that the attack isn't over. Thousands have died, and all that stands between human extinction and the invaders are the remnants of the colonial military. Connor must find a way to rally the colony using every scrap of ingenuity to stop the invaders. But will he succeed when he finds himself pitted against mankind's ultimate enemy?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well done trilogy wrap up

  • By J. Caulfield on 03-31-18

Bow before the sexist gorilla's

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

Reviewed: 03-19-18

These books are always fluff but glorification of right wing dullards gets old very quickly.

0 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Behind Enemy Lines

  • The Empire of Bones Saga, Book 7
  • By: Terry Mixon
  • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69

Cut off from home, Princess Kelsey Bandar needs a place to hide from the vengeful Rebel Empire. The secrets she stole give her people a fighting chance in the war that brought down the original Terran Empire. If she gets them home. If her prisoners cooperate. Should that prove impossible, she must then convince a long-hidden people to help her. After she finds them, of course.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love this series

  • By The Lone Mopper on 02-25-18

least impressive of the series

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

Reviewed: 12-28-17

The premise of the book is that the enemy is smarter, more capable and larger than the Terran Empire. I certainly hope the AI's win since the hero's are dumb and incompetent.

I understand the necessity to build plot but the premise is much too weak for a story.

  • Ghosts of Empire

  • Empire of Bones, Book 4
  • By: Terry Mixon
  • Narrated by: Veronica Giguere
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95

Jared and Kelsey won the battle for Harrison's World, but the enemy holds thousands of Fleet personnel prisoner. They must get their people back without revealing who they really are, or the sentient AIs will eradicate the new Terran Empire. Coordinator Olivia West sees an opportunity to free her people from Harrison's World now that the AI that had crushed them under its heel was no more. To do that, she must outwit the Fleet officers holding the keys to her planet's destruction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • amazing continuation of the story

  • By Jason Kiefer on 06-07-18

Weak premise

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

Reviewed: 12-20-17

The book is reasonably well written but the underlying premise is too weak. Our brave soldiers are cowed into submission by a shrill woman and must wait subserviently until she chooses to return or murder their crew.

Just too pitiful a premise but the action is fun.

  • Cauldron of Fire

  • Blood on the Stars, Book 5
  • By: Jay Allan
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291

The warrior culture of the Alliance has fragmented, and comrade fights comrade, brother kills brother. The Red Alliance forces, backed by the Union and its propaganda machine, have the advantage in numbers and position, and they are pushing forward, driving relentlessly toward the final attack. The Gray Alliance forces are weaker, trapped in the great Sentinel-2 fortress where they've established their headquarters. Their enemies have the larger fleets and armies and control of the homeworld...but the Grays have Tyler Barron and Dauntless.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really like this series and will keep buying them

  • By KAG on 12-21-17

A good 12 page book

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

Reviewed: 12-08-17

There is a story underneath a massive pile of filler garbage, but it is 90% filler.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Spellmonger

  • Spellmonger, Book 1
  • By: Terry Mancour
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,822
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,455
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,441

Minalan gave up a promising career as a professional warmage to live the quiet life of a village spellmonger in the remote mountain valley of Boval. It was a peaceful, beautiful little fief, far from the dangerous feudal petty squabbles of the Five Duchies, on the world of Callidore. There were cows. Lots of cows. And cheese. For six months things went well. Then one night Minalan is forced to pick up his mageblade again to defend his adopted home from the vanguard of an army of goblins bent on a genocidal crusade against all mankind. And that was the good news.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Terrific Book! A great adult fantasy series.

  • By Eric on 07-27-17

It isn't terrrible

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

Reviewed: 08-07-17

Terry uses stories about a fantasy sex life to fill in the pages. It's a little too pubescent.