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  • The Simple Truth

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Marosz
  • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,071
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,074

Michael Fiske broke the law when he took Rufus Harms's prison letter from the Supreme Court. But he also sealed his own fate. Now Michael's brother, a cop turned attorney, is coming to Washington to find out why his brother was murdered - and what it had to do with a crime that Rufus Harms committed 25 years before.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I got lost in this one

  • By William R. on 01-18-12

Worst narration ever. Fingernails and Chalkboards!

2 out of 5 stars
1 out of 5 stars
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-27-12

What would have made The Simple Truth better?

I could not get through 5 chapters before shutting the book off. Absolute worst narration I have ever heard.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Jonathan Marosz?

Scott Brick

7 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Hidden Empire: The Saga of Seven Suns, Book 1

  • By: Kevin J. Anderson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 20 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,935
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,794
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,806

An explosive new science fiction series by New York Times best-selling author Kevin J. Anderson, Hidden Empire is the first volume in The Saga of the Seven Suns, modeled after the Star Wars and X-Files universes. Anderson has become the foremost science fiction writer of the century, bringing to life vivid characters and worlds that delight his fans across the galaxy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen

  • By Anonymous User on 01-14-05

Great Listen

4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-14-05

For the most part I am not a huge fan of Science Fiction. This book may change that. First I will say that the narrator will convince you that he is actually multiple people. With enough accents and voice changes you will be convinced that he is actually they.
The book starts a little slow. For the most part you have no idea what is going on and how everything plays out. Be patient! It is well worth the time and effort. The character development is what makes this a slow beginning, but once you begin to understand the characters you will be hooked, line and sinker. By the end of the book you will be disappointed that it ends.

76 of 78 people found this review helpful