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  • Follow You Home

  • By: Mark Edwards
  • Narrated by: James Langton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,753
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,533
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,539

After a perfect start, Daniel and Laura's travels end abruptly when they are thrown off a night train in the middle of nowhere. To find their way back to civilization, they must hike along the tracks through a forest...a haunting journey that ends in unimaginable terror.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • One of the worst I've listened to so far

  • By jennifer on 07-17-15

It must suck not being an American

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

Reviewed: 03-01-16

Any additional comments?

I just kept thinking to myself why don't they just get guns and then I remember oh wait they're from Europe, guns aren't really a thing over there... dang it must suck not being an American.... Good book though... woulda been a lot shorter if it was based in America...

  • The Poacher's Daughter

  • By: Michael Zimmer
  • Narrated by: Christine Williams
  • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20

In 1885 young Rose Edwards is widowed by Montana vigilantes who hang her husband for an alleged theft then burn her Yellowstone Valley cabin to the ground as a warning for her and others of her kind to quit the territory. Penniless and illiterate yet fiercely independent, Rose begins a two-year odyssey to revisit the land of her childhood, a land she once traveled with her father, an itinerant robe trader among the Assiniboines and Blackfeet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful story read by a fantastic reader

  • By Candace Simar on 05-18-18

Maybe I'm just too fixed on L'Amour.

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

Reviewed: 03-01-16

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Though the book was good I simply could not give it a 5 star rating. This author was clearly researched however not very experienced in western culture (at least not in comparison to an author like Louis L'Amour). The dialect he portrayed of the typical westerner was obnoxiously and almost insultingly over done. Also he over used his proper terminology; to further explain this point I was raised around horses and an expression he used in the last chapter (which of course is the freshest example in my mind after just finishing the book) was when he said that Rose rubbed the "bridal path" of her horse, referring to the side of his head where the bridal lays. True this is the proper term for this area of a horse, most horseman would simply say his cheek or the side of his head unless trying to prove to someone that they know a lot about horses. a few proper terms spread out the book would have been suitable but his over use was like going to the mechanic and saying "would you please look at my V8 5.3 liter engine inside my red Chevrolet Silverado Half-ton pick-up truck?" when you could have just said " hey check out the engine in my truck" and still gotten the same point across. it got old after awhile. Finally I felt like he had a real millennial view point of women and feminism and is trying to say Yeah look at this strong independent women who don't need no man and can tote a gun better than most men! When in actuality it was not uncommon back then to see independent women toting guns simply out of necessity and rough times. In fact many of the infamous gunslingers were killed by women toting gun after they tried to get a little to fresh with them. Overall not a bad book but to someone who has read many westerns this was not my favorite and at times got rather annoying.

  • Something from the Nightside

  • Nightside, Book 1
  • By: Simon R. Green
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,893
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,315
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,332

"Taylor is the name. John Taylor...My card says I'm a detective, but what I really am is an expert on finding things. It's part of the Gift I was born with as a child of the Nightside - the hidden heart of London where it's always three a.m., where inhuman creatures and otherworldly gods walk side-by-side in the endless darkness of the soul. Assignment: Joanna Barrett hires me to track down her teenage daughter, who decided to forgo the circus and run away to the Nightside."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • In the Nightside

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 10-01-11

The Adventure Begins

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

Reviewed: 10-26-15

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One thing that frustrated me about this book was that it felt as if you were being thrown into the middle of a story with no inclination towards the beginning. Sure it hints to John Taylors past but there is obviously A lot there we've missed which leads a lot open for the building of a character. Overall though it was a great listen and the narrator was perfect for the story.

  • The Utterly Uninteresting and Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant

  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,546
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,186
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,187

Timid, socially awkward, and plagued by self-esteem issues, Fred has never been the adventurous sort. One fateful night - different from the night he died, which was more inconvenient than fateful - Fred reconnects with an old friend at his high school reunion. This rekindled relationship sets off a chain of events thrusting him right into the chaos of the parahuman world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Utterly Awesome!

  • By Greg Hill on 09-25-15

Very entertaining listen

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

Reviewed: 09-16-15

I would randomly burst out laughing in the middle of work while listening to this story. It's a very light listen and doesn't require to much concentration to follow along with which was perfect for me who just listens to books as back ground noise at my job.

  • Tales from the Nightside

  • By: Simon R. Green
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 560
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 525
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 525

Welcome to the Nightside. It's the secret heart of London, beating to its own rhythm, pumping lifeblood through the veins of its streets and alleys hidden in eternal darkness, where creatures of the night congregate and where the sun is afraid to shine. It's the place to go if you're looking to indulge the darker side of your nature—and to hell with the consequences.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A worthy addition to the nightside world!

  • By Kevin on 08-05-15

A fun unexpected adventure

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

Reviewed: 08-31-15

I had bought this book because it was one of the daily deals. I wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised. It took me on an intriguing and weird adventure that I thoroughly enjoyed.

  • Under Different Stars

  • The Kricket, Book 1
  • By: Amy A. Bartol
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,482
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,238
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,242

Kricket Hollowell never wished upon stars. She was too busy hiding in plain sight, eluding Chicago's foster care system. As her eighteenth birthday approaches, she now eagerly anticipates the day she'll stop running and finally find her place in the world. That day comes when she meets a young Etharian soldier named Trey Allairis, who has been charged with coming to Earth to find Kricket and transport her to her true home.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good setting, but annoying romance

  • By 5ismyfavoritenumber on 05-23-15

The Mortal Twilight Games

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

Reviewed: 08-25-15

A girl with a less than perfect life has a life altering event happen to her where she finds out she is special and the key to the survival of the world. Oh and she meets a guy and falls in love... Even though this love story is more of a Stockholm syndrome thing. The only difference between this story and the other typical teen flicks is the depth of this story can be dug through with a plastic spork and this story seems to be written by an 11 year old girl. I do not recommend wasting your money or your credits on this book.