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  • Hidden Order

  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,550
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,288
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,282

Action-packed from the start, Hidden Order demonstrates yet again why Brad Thor is the "master of thrillers". A string of high-profile kidnappings has Washington, D.C., in a frenzy. When the victims begin turning up dead, frenzy turns to panic. And when the ransom demand is finally made public, panic will turn to terror. In Brad Thor's riveting new thriller, the stakes have never been higher, nor the lines between good and evil so hard to discern.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected from the author

  • By Kennard on 07-11-13

Different for Scot

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

This one was a plot more like catching a serial killer(s) vs. Scot’s normal adventures. Good book but I missed the real spec ops type action.

  • Out of the Ashes

  • Tom Clancy's Op-Center
  • By: Dick Couch, George Galdorisi, Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 394
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 352

Before 9/11 America was protected by a covert force known as the National Crisis Management Center. Commonly known as Op-Center, this silent, secret mantel guarded the American people and protected the country from enemies. The charter was top secret and Director Paul Hood reported directly to the president. Op-Center used undercover operatives with SWAT capabilities to diffuse crises around the world, and they were tops in their field. But after the World Trade Center disaster, in the interest of streamlining, OP-Center was disbanded - leaving the country in terrible danger.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Very Disappointed

  • By M. Herring on 07-21-14

Narrator issues

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

I am a huge Clancy fan and I know I would have enjoyed this book more with another narrator. It was difficult to get through as his pace of speech was awkward and slow. And the characters were not animated or detailed as other Clancy narrators are fluent with.
Story was good, but maybe read it yourself?

  • Agent in Place

  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,913
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,541
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,516

Fresh off his first mission back with the CIA, Court Gentry secures what seems like a cut-and-dried contract job: A group of expats in Paris hires him to kidnap the mistress of Syrian dictator Ahmed Azzam to get intel that could destabilize Azzam's regime. Court delivers Bianca Medina to the rebels, but his job doesn't end there. She soon reveals that she has given birth to a son, the only heir to Azzam's rule - and a potent threat to the Syrian president's powerful wife. Now, to get Bianca's cooperation, Court must bring her son out of Syria alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Court Gentry, baby & diaper bag hmmmm...

  • By shelley on 02-21-18

Not best in series

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

I’ve listened to all previous gray man’s & love them all. This one was good but seemed to have more “filler” than the others. Much more of other characters than is typical. If you’re a fan it’s still worth it though!

  • Past Tense

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,153
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,870
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,848

Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He thinks, What's one extra day? He takes the detour. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FIVE STAR BOOK And NARRATION!!!!

  • By shelley on 11-05-18

Another good JR story

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

Reviewed: 11-07-18

The story line of this latest Jack Reacher was a bit different than others. It reminded me of a past Criminal Minds episode.
It didn’t seem like the characters were as detailed & in depth as other Reacher books. Still good but felt different.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Oppose Any Foe

  • A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 4
  • By: Jack Mars
  • Narrated by: K.C. Kelly
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 514
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 469

A small arsenal of US nuclear weapons are stolen from a NATO base in Europe. The world scrambles to figure out who the culprits are and what their target is - and to stop them before they unleash hell on humanity. With only hours left before it is too late, the President has no choice but to call in Luke Stone, the former head of an elite FBI paramilitary team. Finally getting his life back in order, and with devastating news on his own family front, Luke does not want the job.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If you like A. Berenson,V Flynn, S Hunter,R Crasis

  • By thomas on 03-18-17

Not the best Luke

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

Reviewed: 08-08-18

This story didn’t catch my attention as well as some of the others. Some of it was silly, which isn’t the norm as I recall.
I had a very hard time with the narrator’s pronunciation of “nuclear”...NucUlar... since this story is about nuclear warheads- it was annoying to hear the mispronunciation 1,00+ times;)

  • Robert Ludlum's (TM) The Janson Equation

  • Janson
  • By: Douglas Corleone
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 169

Prominent US Senator James Wyckoff hires former government agents-turned-private security consultants Janson and Kincaid to locate his teenage son Gregory. Gregory's girlfriend Lynell has been found strangled in a Seoul hotel, and Gregory has fled the city to avoid being arrested for the crime. But Senator Wyckoff insists that his son is innocent, suggesting that Lynell, who was a translator, may have been murdered because of something she overheard at a recent international conference.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing for this series

  • By Aaron on 10-09-16

Different narrator bummer

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

I’ve been listening to the series and Janson seemed perfectly depicted by narrator Scott Shepard. Calm, cool & collected. Smooth operator. This book in the series is completely changed. Janson sounds more like a “nervous Jack Ryan Jr.”. Very disappointing to me.
The action and personalities aren’t as easy to really care about with the different author as well. I got through it but it was a bummer because of the change in writer & narrator.

  • The Kremlin Conspiracy

  • By: Joel C. Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
  • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,928
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,915

Everything he learned to protect the president, he must use to take out theirs. With an American president distracted by growing tensions in North Korea and Iran, an ominous new threat is emerging in Moscow. A czar is rising in the Kremlin, a Russian president feverishly consolidating power, silencing his opposition, and plotting a brazen and lightning-fast military strike that could rupture the NATO alliance and bring Washington and Moscow to the brink of nuclear war. But in his blind spot is the former U.S. Secret Service agent, Marcus Ryker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding thriller

  • By DIANE M TINKLE on 03-12-18

Good listen

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

Reviewed: 08-03-18

It took me a while to get “into “ this one. It takes some time to get through the parallel stories of an American & Russian man to where their lives intersect. Some of it seemed to be too much filler to get there.
It was entertaining but unlike other books I wasn’t rooting for anyone. Basically it means to me that it was just “ok”;)

  • The Terminal List

  • A Thriller
  • By: Jack Carr
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,305
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,799
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,793

On his last combat deployment, Lt. Cmdr. James Reece's entire team was killed in an ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government. Now, with no family and free from the military's command structure, Reece applies the lessons that he's learned in over a decade of constant warfare toward revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Make way for Jack Carr!!!!

  • By shelley on 03-08-18

Need more Reece!

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

Reviewed: 08-02-18

It’s hard to believe that this is Jack Carr’s first ever book. Excellent work! Narration is great and adds to the desire to “just one more chapter before sleep/work/anything...”
The characters are well developed, making you feel as if you truly know them. That’s a hard thing to do! The action is described well so you can visualize the scene.
It’s definitely one that belongs in a series. In time it seems as if Reece could near Mitch Rapp level- and I do not say that lightly!

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  • Tom Clancy Line of Sight

  • Jack Ryan Jr., Book 4
  • By: Mike Maden
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,576
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,378
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,367

Twenty-six years ago, Dr. Cathy Ryan restored the eyesight of a young Bosnian girl who had been injured during an attack in the Bosnian War. Today, her son, Jack Ryan Jr. has agreed to track down the young woman and deliver a letter from his mother. The helpless child has grown into a remarkable woman. Aida Curic is a self-possessed beauty with a big heart and an even bigger secret who runs a controversial refugee agency near Sarajevo. Jack finds himself deeply drawn to both her and her country, but soon finds himself in the crosshairs of the seething ethnic tensions and ancient blood feuds of the Balkans.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Maden pulls off another WOW Jack Jr book!

  • By shelley on 06-13-18

Another TC winner

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

Reviewed: 07-29-18

But I do miss the boys, their interactions & team “atmosphere “. I did get a little bored & bothered thinking it was going to be a Jack Jr. romance novel at one point. It did get better.

  • The Brady Hawk Series, Books 1-3

  • By: Jack Patterson
  • Narrated by: Dwight Kuhlman
  • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 269
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 267

Meet Brady Hawk. Former Navy SEAL. Former Peace Corps worker. Current blacks ops assassin. To those with the highest security clearance, it's a line item known only as Project X. But to the half-dozen agents and personnel working for it, it's known as Firestorm, a black ops group so dark that the US president doesn't even know about them yet. And no agent is as skilled as Brady Hawk.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Dropping this series

  • By Cadt Browne on 06-23-18

Light read/listen

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

If you’re used to Brad Thor, Vince Flynn & the like, this is NOT them nor their narrators.
I almost returned because of the initial narration: inconsistent voices, sounds bored, not a lot of speed or distinctive anything...
But if you have a bunch of things to do and can’t pay too much attention to the listen- it’s ok. While waiting for new releases from the others;)

0 of 2 people found this review helpful