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  • The Runaway Jury

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,025
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,030

In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake begins routinely, then swerves mysteriously off course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at least one juror is convinced he's being watched...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Phenomenal - Grisham's Best

  • By miyaker on 10-21-03

Excellent, great reader

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-30-09

I loved the movie and really enjoyed the book a lot.. engrossing and superb.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Innocent Man

  • Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Craig Wasson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,707
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 968
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 975

John Grisham's first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Book - Not Typical Grisham

  • By Mark on 01-17-07

good book, monotone narrator

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-25-09

Book was good, big Grisham fan here; not sure if it was the book or the narrator, but the monotone sing-song voice made it hard to follow at times. It felt more like a magazine or newspaper article than a novel by Grisham. Personally will avoid any book with this narrator in the future.

  • The 47th Samurai

  • Swagger
  • By: Stephen Hunter
  • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 333

Bob Lee Swagger and Philip Yano are bound together by a single moment when their fathers met in the bloody and chaotic battle for the island. Only Earl Swagger survived. More than 60 years later, Yano comes to America to honor the legacy of his heroic father by recovering the sword he used in the battle. His search has led him to Crazy Horse, Idaho, where Bob Lee, ex-marine and Vietnam veteran, has settled into a restless retirement and immediately pledges himself to Yano's quest.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sharp action, but not very many bullets

  • By Trevor on 10-29-08

Good book. lot intense sex stuff

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-25-09

good story, but there is a lot of intense sexual content, if that is of concern to you, best to avoid; not one of Hunter's best books

7 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • The Second World War: The Grand Alliance

  • By: Sir Winston Churchill
  • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,171
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 831
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 825

Dealing with war on a giant scale, The Grand Alliance focuses on events as Britain, after fighting a desperate battle alone, was joined in the struggle against the enemy by Soviet Russia and the United Sates. Hitler's invasion of Russia brought to an end a period of almost exactly a year during which Britain and her Empire had stood alone. Six months later, the United States, attacked by Japan, joined the war and the Grand Alliance was born.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating and Insightful

  • By John M on 11-21-08

Superb very well done

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-16-09

Really enjoyed this listen. Highly recommend it.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Faithful Spy

  • By: Alex Berenson
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,110
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,512
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,492

John Wells is the only American CIA agent ever to penetrate al Qaeda. Since before the attacks in 2001, Wells has been hiding in the mountains of Pakistan, biding his time, building his cover.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Faithful Spy

  • By Margaret on 12-14-09

Really enjoyed this - especially the ending

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-11-08

This was good to listen to - listened on a long trip to visit my Dad. Kept me going - especially like the way it wrapped up at the ending... suspenseful and also insightful into some of today's possible terrorist ways.

5 of 8 people found this review helpful