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  • SilverFin

  • Young Bond, Book 1
  • By: Charlie Higson
  • Narrated by: Nathaniel Parker
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 188
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98

What does it take to become the greatest secret agent the world has ever known? In this thrilling prequel to the James Bond series, readers meet a 13-year-old schoolboy whose inquisitive mind and determination set him on a path that will one day take him all over the world, in pursuit of the most dangerous criminals known to man.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Pleasant Surprise

  • By Troy on 09-17-15

Surprisingly up to the caliber of Fleming’s Novels

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

Reviewed: 04-30-18

I read all of the original Bond books and decided to try Silver Fin. I didn’t think it could possibly be as good and didn’t go in to it with any expectations. Not only did I find it to live up to the caliber of the original novels and stay true to the character of James, but it was actually more fast paced and a higher percentage of this book depicts Bond being in peril.

  • The Man with the Golden Gun

  • James Bond, Book 13
  • By: Ian Fleming
  • Narrated by: Kenneth Branagh
  • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

If you try to assassinate your boss - even though brainwashed at the time - you must pay the price. To redeem himself James Bond is sent to kill one of the most lethal hit men in the world … Paco "Pistols" Scaramanga. In the sultry heat of Jamaica, 007 infiltrates his target's criminal cooperative - only to find that Scaramanga's bullets are laced with snake venom. When the end comes, every shot will count.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not only secret but secure

  • By Darwin8u on 05-21-18

Lives up to the high quality 007 work by Fleming

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

Reviewed: 10-12-17

A great book, one of the best in the Bond series. Narrator does an excellent job.

  • Vagabond

  • The Grail Quest, Book 2
  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Andrew Cullum
  • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 585
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 583

1347 is a year of war and unrest. England’s army is fighting in France, and the Scots are invading from the North. Thomas of Hookton, sent back to England to follow an ancient trail to the Holy Grail, becomes embroiled in the fighting at Durham. Here, he meets a new and sinister enemy, a Dominican Inquisitor, who, like all of Europe, is searching for Christendom’s most holy relic. It is not certain the grail even exists, but no one wants to let it fall into someone else’s hands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • awesome sequel

  • By Elizabeth on 03-06-16

Phenomenally written and narrated

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

Reviewed: 06-28-17

Great characters and a story portrayed in a way that makes you feel like you were in the thick of the battle.

  • The White Coat Investor

  • A Doctor's Guide to Personal Finance and Investing
  • By: James M. Dahle MD
  • Narrated by: Troy W. Hudson
  • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 364

Written by a practicing emergency physician, The White Coat Investor is a high-yield manual that specifically deals with the financial issues facing medical students, residents, physicians, dentists, and similar high-income professionals. Doctors are highly-educated and extensively trained at making difficult diagnoses and performing life-saving procedures. However, they receive little to no training in business, personal finance, investing, insurance, taxes, estate planning, and asset protection.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • not the kind of book to listen to

  • By Jose Humberto on 02-08-17

This book helped me save tons of money!!

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

Reviewed: 01-29-17

Most helpful, straight forward, easy to follow, BS free, sales job for other products free, financial book I have ever read in my life.

  • A Spy's Guide to Thinking

  • By: John Braddock
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 844
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 743
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 745

In this 45-minute listen, a former spy introduces two simple tools for thinking. The first describes how we think. The second helps us think ahead. They are the essential tools for getting things done. The tools are applied to an incident in a subway car in Europe where a spy faces a new enemy. Then, they're reapplied to Saddam Hussein's stockpiling (or not) of weapons of mass destruction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Smart Guide to Thinking

  • By Kindle Customer on 10-05-15

Your best Spy story?

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

Reviewed: 01-18-16

His best spy story is about a druggie who got the better of him, who didn't know he was a spy. He could have made anything up and it would have been better than that! He did review the problem solving OODA loop utilized by the Air Force which I'll give him credit for.

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  • Jurassic Park

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,078
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,660
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,643

Audie Award, Science Fiction, 2016. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them - for a price.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • CHAOS THEORY

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-30-16

Amazing Book!

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

Reviewed: 06-03-15

Very creative and intellectually stimulating. I loved the dinosaur fervor that JP created in the 90s.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Inferno: A Novel

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22,678
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,403
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 20,477

Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in a hospital in the middle of the night. Disoriented and suffering from a head wound, he recalls nothing of the last 36 hours, including how he got there...or the origin of the macabre object that his doctors discover hidden in his belongings. Langdon's world soon erupts into chaos, and he finds himself on the run in Florence with a stoic young woman, Sienna Brooks, whose clever maneuvering saves his life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping, compelling

  • By Happy Woman on 09-15-16

Exceptionally creative and informative!

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

Reviewed: 04-23-15

Very well written, no surprise when coming from Dan Brown. I learned a lot while at the same time being entertained.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful