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  • Tom Clancy: Power and Empire

  • A Jack Ryan Novel, Book 18
  • By: Marc Cameron
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,324
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,121

Jack Ryan is dealing with an aggressive challenge from the Chinese government. Pawns are being moved around a global chessboard: an attack on an oil platform in Africa, a terrorist strike on an American destroyer, and a storm-tossed American spy ship that may fall into Chinese hands. It seems that President Zhao is determined to limit Ryan's choices in the upcoming G20 negotiations. But there are hints that there's even more going on behind the scenes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Marc Cameron's first Jack Ryan series novel

  • By Wayne on 11-29-17

Clark is back

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

Reviewed: 02-18-18

Vintage John Clark is actively in pursuit of the bad guys! Introducing of new characters make book better yet

  • Two Kinds of Truth

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,297
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,740
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,703

Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department and is called out to a local drugstore where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous, big business world of pill mills and prescription drug abuse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bosch Survives Two Career Ending Threats

  • By Russell on 11-20-17

Harry at his best

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

Reviewed: 01-22-18

Fast pace stories that directly relate to our nations drug crisis, the chain of corruption that does not discriminate greed, homeless hapless people, and domestic abuse

  • Enemy of the State

  • A Mitch Rapp Novel, Book 16
  • By: Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,571
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,245

After 9/11, the United States made one of the most secretive and dangerous deals in its history. The evidence against the powerful Saudis who coordinated the attack would be buried. In return, King Faisal would promise to keep the oil flowing and deal with the conspirators in his midst. When the king's own nephew is discovered funding ISIS, the president suspects that the Saudis never intended to live up to their agreement.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ugh

  • By Dave Staats on 09-23-17

George Guidall vs Scott Brick

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

Reviewed: 10-20-17

Use to Guidall raspy Mitch Rapp character. Brick is outstanding as well. Great follow up by Mills. Rapp, Kennedy, and all characters are back and well incorporated into this block buster fast pace novel. This is not a review, just saying keep up the series, not disappointing at all. Get over Guidall - Brick switch!

  • The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

  • A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series, Book 5
  • By: David Lagercrantz
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,747
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,386
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,370

Lisbeth Salander, the girl with the dragon tattoo, the brilliant hacker, the obstinate outsider, the volatile seeker of justice for herself and others - even she has never been able to uncover the most telling facts of her traumatic childhood, the secrets that might finally fully explain her to herself. Now, when she sees a chance to uncover them once and for all, she enlists the help of Mikael Blomkvist, the editor of the muckraking investigative journal Millennium. And she will let nothing stop her.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not up to par

  • By cristina on 10-03-17

Lizabeth and Bloomquest uncover the darkness of ev

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

Reviewed: 10-03-17

Revenge? or attempting to rewrite the future by cleaning up the past of all the “twins” seperated. Everyone’s life is in danger! Lizabeth well in character

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  • Tom Clancy Point of Contact

  • Jack Ryan Jr., Book 3
  • By: Mike Maden
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,834
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,622
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,612

Jack Ryan Jr. is going out on an ordinary audit. Hendley and Associates, the investment firm that acts as cover for The Campus, is looking to invest in a German company. Along for the ride is David Kraft, a back -office employee who will help run numbers but is mostly useful to help carry Jack's bags. But all isn't what it seems. Kraft has a secret past. One that may be very much closer to the surface than it first appears, and one that has put both men in terrible danger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Give the guy a break!

  • By shelley on 06-15-17

Jack Jr

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

Reviewed: 10-03-17

Author did a very nice job in tradition of this series Jack Jr character is consistent with his abilities as operative for the CAMPUS

Interesting developments that shed light on technology that is very near on how people can or are tracked.

  • Treason

  • A Novel
  • By: Newt Gingrich, Pete Earley
  • Narrated by: Robert Fass
  • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 790
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 719
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 714

The world's master terrorist, known only as the Falcon, has infiltrated Washington's highest corridors of power, threatening the very existence of our democracy in this realistic tale of modern-day treason. Major Brooke Grant has been waging war against terrorism since her parents were murdered during 9/11, keenly aware that her enemy transcends borders. But a coordinated attack on the president at the funeral of a Washington power broker leads her to a terrifying revelation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic series...

  • By shelley on 04-04-18

Newt does it again

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

Reviewed: 09-19-17

General and Major Brook Grant leave the Falcon in disarray - book three will shed further light on the chase

  • Odessa Sea

  • Dirk Pitt, Book 24
  • By: Clive Cussler
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,645
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,474

Dirk Pitt, the director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, is on the Black Sea, helping to locate a lost Ottoman shipwreck, when he responds to an urgent Mayday - "under attack!" - from a nearby freighter. But when he and his colleague, Al Giordino, arrive, there is nobody there. Just dead bodies, a smell of sulfur in the air, and, as Pitt and Giordino explore, a blast from the stern that scuttles the ship swiftly, almost taking them with it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Pitt

  • By Beth on 11-26-16

Slow going for a Derk Pitt

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

Reviewed: 07-05-17

Being a fan of the series, I found this difficult to follow and not the best of author.

  • The Fix

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,805
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,021
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,994

Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters. A man shoots a woman execution style on a crowded sidewalk, then turns the gun on himself. Even with Decker's extraordinary powers of observation and deduction, the killing is baffling. Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter - a family man with a successful consulting business - and his victim, a schoolteacher.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but the narrorater effort is weak.

  • By Lonnie A Freiburger Jr. on 04-23-17

Amos Decker and gang

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

Reviewed: 06-16-17

Story line and narration is consistent with authors previous Amos Decker novels. If your looking for John Carr, Robbie, Oliver Stone - this is not for you. Maybe a King & Maxwell type series.

  • Winterlong

  • By: Mason Cross
  • Narrated by: Eric Meyers
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192

It's been five years since Carter Blake parted ways with the top-secret government operation Winterlong. They brokered a deal at the time: he'd keep quiet about what they were doing, and in return he'd be left alone. But news that one of Blake's old allies is dead, a man who agreed to the same deal, means only one thing: something has changed and Winterlong is coming for him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • To say this is really good is an understatement!

  • By Jason on 02-08-17

¿Calling off the dogs - with the flash drive that provides not fake news

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

Reviewed: 05-19-17

Blake Carter is next for assassination? People who Blake had worked with or helped him in his passed, turn up dead for helping him. Blake now has to terminate those who he once worked with together and set him up. Blake wants to be left alone - or else. The squad is destroyed!

  • Duplicity

  • A Novel
  • By: Newt Gingrich, Pete Earley
  • Narrated by: Robert Fass
  • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 753
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 690
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 690

In Duplicity, the newest thriller from former speaker of the House and best-selling author Newt Gingrich, such an invisible hand overseeing havoc worldwide plays a major role. Gingrich has teamed with former Washington Post reporter and best-selling author Pete Earley to create a highly plausible mix of domestic and global action in this ripped-from-the-headlines thriller.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sometimes enemies dress in friends' clothing...

  • By shelley on 04-02-18

Newt

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

Reviewed: 05-07-17

Book starts off slow and for being unabridged, left questions for me. Still overall a nice filler listen. Yes, I will get Newts next book and see where it leads for future listens