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  • The Tide Series Box Set (Books 1-4)

  • A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller
  • By: Anthony J Melchiorri
  • Narrated by: Ryan Kennard Burke
  • Length: 37 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

This audiobook contains the first four audiobooks of the Tide series, filled with post-apocalyptic action, suspense, and intrigue. A devastating bioweapon will change the face and fate of humanity as we know it.     

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best in genre yet!

  • By Keith LaDue on 01-14-19

Eh. Got to drive from Maryland to California and need something to pass the time while everyone else in the car sleeps?

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

Reviewed: 02-10-19

Not too entirely sure how it got 4+ stars looking back at the reviews. Must be some sort of “new math” they teach in schools now. If you like a zombi’ish version of a story where these once humans grow into monsters or spit acid and the hero’s have a magical back pack that holds never ending supplies and these hero’s don’t require food, water or sleep then this is the series for you. And these mercenary hero’s have a multi-billion dollar magical boat with only the smartest scientists in the world on it.....if being a mercenary paid that well, more people would be doing it. I am grateful that one credit got me 37 hours compared to some that are done by lunchtime. If you want something apocalyptic with zombies look at Z Rules or an apocalyptic emp look at 1 second after. This was a good deal but way too unrealistic for me.....I can handle people going crazy and becoming cannibals or a nuke strike above the US but this pushes it for me.

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  • The Trackers Series Box Set

  • The Trackers Series, Books 1-4
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 33 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,190
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,122
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,121

Ripped from the headlines, the explosive Trackers saga is a realistic depiction of what an EMP attack and the aftermath might look like from one of the genre's leading voices, USA Today best-selling author and former Homeland Security Disaster Mitigation Officer, Nicholas Sansbury Smith. This box set includes the entire four-book Trackers series with over 30 hours of postapocalyptic survival fiction and action. Box set includes Trackers, Trackers 2: The Hunted, Trackers 3: The Storm, and Trackers 4: The Damned.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Honorable, brave, and selfless!

  • By RJ on 11-10-18

Only finished it because it was a boxed set

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

Reviewed: 12-05-18

What a deal right? A boxed set for the price of a single book? I'm in!!!!! Well I wished I wasn't by the end of the first book. It had potential but it was just way too Rambo'ish. The narration was terrible. Did he really have to act like everyone except the main two characters were hyped up on some sort of ANGRY YELLING DRUG! Pretty sure the book didn't put those guys in "ALL CAPS". If it wasn't such a good deal and I was the only one at work so it gave me background noise while I was doing something else, I would have returned it.

3 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Deception Point: A Novel

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,174
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,812
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,828

When a NASA satellite discovers an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory, a victory with profound implications for NASA policy and the impending presidential election. To verify the authenticity of the find, the White House calls upon the skills of intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton. Accompanied by a team of experts, including the charismatic scholar Michael Tolland, Rachel travels to the Arctic and uncovers the unthinkable.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By James R. Davis on 06-29-04

Kinda typical Dan Brown story.....

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

Story: As the headline says, it drags out in the beginning than adds a twist at the end. Then giving you some sort of "happy" ending in the final chapters.

Narrator: The smacking like he is wetting his lips the entire 16 hours made me want to end early.

Performance: He did a fairly good job performing the book but the smacking noise was a little too much to get over.

Overall: Almost wished I didn't waste a credit.

  • The Demon in the Freezer

  • By: Richard Preston
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 803
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 544
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 539

"This book will give you nightmares," cautions The New York Times. Richard Preston takes us inside the ongoing war against bioterrorism, investigating the anthrax attacks of October 2001 and the potential for a future bio-attack using smallpox or, worse yet, a new superpox virus resistant to all vaccines. "As exciting as the best thrillers, yet scarier by far, for Preston's pages deal with clear, present and very real dangers," says Publishers Weekly.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty interesting listening in a horrific way

  • By S A on 09-19-03

Read the Hard Cover

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Read the hard cover years ago while in the Army as a Nuclear Biological Chemical Officer and though I would re'listen' to it again because I was bored. The Hot Zone is soooo much better.

  • The Final Day

  • By: William R. Forstchen
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,333
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,851
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,841

The highly anticipated follow-up to William R. Forstchen's New York Times best-sellers, One Second After and One Year After, The Final Day immerses listeners once more in the story of our nation's struggle to rebuild itself after an electromagnetic pulse wipes out all electricity and plunges the country into darkness, starvation, and terror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The narrator didn't ruin it for me..

  • By shelley on 01-04-17

I SO LIKED BOOK ONE

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

Where does The Final Day rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Disappointed with book 2 (4 Stars). Moreso with Book 3 but it did make me think that it spurred the idea of the TV Series Designated Survivor which I really do like.

  • One Year After

  • By: William R. Forstchen
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,982
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,293
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,284

One Year After returns to the small town of Black Mountain and the man who struggled to rebuild it in the wake of devastation: John Matherson. It is a thrilling follow-up and should delight fans in every way.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected

  • By Joe on 04-23-16

Book 1 was sooooo much better

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

If you could sum up One Year After in three words, what would they be?

Book 2 left me a little disappointed. Book 1 was written based on a published and briefed actual military report presented to congress. Book 2 was a fictional sequel that borderlines unrealistic.

  • One Second After

  • By: William R. Forstchen
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,946
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,905
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,929

Already cited on the floor of Congress and discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a book all Americans should read, One Second After is the story of a war scenario that could become all too terrifyingly real. Based upon a real weapon - the Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) - which may already be in the hands of our enemies, it is a truly realistic look at the awesome power of a weapon that can destroy the entire United States.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Realistic Worst Nightmare

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 03-02-17

NOW THIS IS A GOOD READ!

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

What made the experience of listening to One Second After the most enjoyable?

Being a retired Military Officer, I even said "OH CRAP! Why didn't our leaders think of this and plan for it?" I even recommend it to the young leaders I mentored and said "you might want to think about this".

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  • The Lost City of the Monkey God

  • A True Story
  • By: Douglas Preston
  • Narrated by: Bill Mumy
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,723
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,375
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,374

Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God. Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Danger and Discovery in the Jungle

  • By Jim N on 01-08-17

Well....

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

Would you try another book from Douglas Preston and/or Bill Mumy?

So it says a TRUE STORY though since all the people have been dead for a while and its based on very little documentation on the history of it..... And if this was really a significant find then why didn't I see it on the news or the History Channel or something. AND if left me wondering what was so important about this LOST CITY that someone would want to write a book about it?

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Mountain Man Omnibus

  • Books 1-3
  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 27 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,701
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,318
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,311

Boomstick. Samurai bat. Motorcycle leather. And the will to live among the unliving. Augustus Berry lives a day-to-day existence comprised of waking up, getting drunk, and preparing for the inevitable day when "they" will come up the side of his mountain and penetrate his fortress. Living on the outskirts of a city and scavenging for whatever supplies remain after civilization died two years ago, Gus knows that every time he goes down into undead suburbia could be his last.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great read, keeps you engaged

  • By Steve on 07-30-15

I actually liked the main character

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

What did you love best about The Mountain Man Omnibus?

I liked this book series. The main character reminded me of an actual person vs some super zombie killer.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Old Man

  • By: Thomas Perry
  • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,520
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,086
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,069

To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree in Vermont with two big mutts and a grown daughter he keeps in touch with by phone. But most 60-year-old widowers don't have multiple driver's licenses, savings stockpiled in banks across the country, and a bugout kit with two Beretta Nanos stashed in the spare bedroom closet. Most have not spent decades on the run.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The 'old man' is not old!

  • By Wayne on 08-15-17

No Jason Borne

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

Reviewed: 06-11-17

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Writing this review 3 months after listening to it and that's why the 3 stars. I actually had to think about what this was again.... I mean spend a minute thinking "did I listen to this one?" Then I remembered.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful