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  • The Quiet Game

  • By: Greg Iles
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 20 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,553
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,178

When former prosecutor Penn Cage returns to his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi, he doesn't find the peace he desperately craves. He finds that his own father is being blackmailed by a corrupt ex-cop. And when Penn investigates, he uncovers a murderous secret - and the small town's violent past.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Complex and Good Courtroom Drama!

  • By R. Pontiflet on 02-09-15

A good book, and worth the credit.

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

Reviewed: 07-25-17

This is a good book worth a credit. I didn't figure this book out until I got to the end.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dragon Teeth

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Sherri Crichton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,051
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,044

The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America's western territories, even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. In much of the country, it is still illegal to espouse evolution. Against this backdrop two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils while surveilling, deceiving, and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book but technical issues

  • By mikeinLA on 06-07-17

So So book. Not worth my credit; but I'm cranky

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

Reviewed: 07-25-17

So So book. Not worth my credit; but I'm a cranky old guy with A.D.D. Not Crichton's best effort.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Wired

  • By: Julie Garwood
  • Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 928
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 840
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 836

Allison Trent doesn't look like a hacker. In fact, when she's not in college working on her degree, she models on the side. But behind her gorgeous face is a brilliant mind for computers and her real love is writing - and hacking - code. Her dream is to write a new security program that could revolutionize the tech industry.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Save your credit! Can't believe this is Garwood.

  • By M. Davis on 07-06-17

A Hit for me.

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

Reviewed: 07-25-17

This is a fun book. I want more, this is one of those you don't want to end.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Fortune Hunter

  • By: Jana DeLeon
  • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,399
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,263
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,255

Someone has created a fake social media identity and is online romancing the lonely women of Sinful in order to scam them out of money. Because he always seems to pick the perfect targets, Fortune, Ida Belle, and Gertie think he must be either a Sinful resident or someone with a close association to the town.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Catfishing on the Internet!

  • By Wayne on 02-27-18

Fun Book

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

Reviewed: 08-02-16

This book is a GREAT ADDITION to the series. In my humble opinion, this book is like a potato chip; you can't eat just one. The whole series is great entertainment.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Castle of Kings

  • A Novel
  • By: Oliver Pötzsch
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 25 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 93

In 1524, in what is now Germany, hundreds of thousands of peasants revolt against the harsh treatment by their aristocratic overlords. Agnes, the daughter of one of these overlords, is not a typical 16th-century girl. She refuses to wear dresses and spends more time with her pet falcon than she does trying to attract potential suitors. In fact there is only one man who interests her: Mathis, a childhood friend whom she can never marry because of his lowly birth.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Pillars of the Earth this isn't

  • By ER on 07-26-16

Very well done Hitorical Novel.

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

Reviewed: 08-02-16

Almost as good as the Hangman's Daughter series. Worth one credit and a bit more.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Where the Wild Things Bite

  • By: Molly Harper
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,962
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,732
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,716

Delivering a rare book to a valued customer is definitely part of mild-mannered archivist Anna Whitfield's job description. You know what isn't? Protecting her precious cargo from midflight theft by the very pilot who is flying her to Half-Moon Hollow...while trying to appear as unappetizing as possible to the only other passenger, a vampire. Undead bookstore owner Jane Jameson could be waiting a very long time for her book. Possibly forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great adventure

  • By Troublemer on 07-29-16

GREAT as usual.

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

Reviewed: 08-02-16

I'm an old guy with personality problems. If I could actually live in my head, my address would be Cranky Old Guy in Half Moon Holler. A fun listen done very well by Amanda.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Tribe

  • By: Brad Manuel
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 22 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,046
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,560
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,548

Fourteen-year-old Greg Dixon is living a nightmare. Attending boarding school outside of Boston, he is separated from his family when a pandemic strikes. His classmates and teachers are dead, rotting in a dormitory-turned-morgue steps from his room. The nights are getting colder, and his food has run out. The last message from his father is to get away from the city and to meet at his grandparents' town in remote New Hampshire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A perfect year in the post apocalypse.

  • By Andrew Pollack on 06-18-16

Well worth a Credit.

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

Reviewed: 07-28-16

Well worth a Credit. I normally enjoy mystery's & archeological novels. This an "End of the World" slow paced story that I found very enjoyable.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Hounded

  • The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Kevin Hearne
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,819
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,839
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,777

Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, running an occult bookshop and shape-shifting in his spare time to hunt with his Irish wolfhound. His neighbors and customers think that this handsome, tattooed Irish dude is about twenty-one years old - when in actuality, he’s twenty-one centuries old. Not to mention: He draws his power from the earth, possesses a sharp wit, and wields an even sharper magical sword known as Fragarach, the Answerer. Unfortunately, a very angry Celtic god wants that sword, and he’s hounded Atticus for centuries....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Finally, a modern day fantasy that really hits the

  • By Chris on 01-02-12

Way out of the range of my enjoyment level.

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

Reviewed: 07-12-16

This book stretches the boundaries' of the paranormal. It is kind of funny, but my inadequate imagination can't get around the paranormal phenomena. This book may appeal to some 13 to 17 years old, but not an old timer like me.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Liberty's Last Stand

  • Tommy Carmellini, Book 7
  • By: Stephen Coonts
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 521
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 484
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 482

The president of the United States stands on an outdoor stage, flanked by powerful members of his administration and party. Television crews are preparing for broadcast. High above the stage, on a nearby rooftop, a decorated sniper adjusts the scope on his rifle. Afterwards, America will never be the same.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great read

  • By Donna Wright on 06-29-16

Very current events we could face today.

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

Reviewed: 07-12-16

I am sure any similarity between the characters in this novel and our current Washington Leadership is surely coincidental. I kept giggling throughout this book about Coonts' feelings about our political leadership. Yep! Coonts pulled it off again.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The City of Mirrors

  • A Novel (Book Three of the Passage Trilogy)
  • By: Justin Cronin
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 29 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,216
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,656
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,645

The Twelve have been destroyed, and the 100-year reign of darkness that descended upon the world has ended. The survivors are stepping outside their walls, determined to build society anew - and daring to dream of a hopeful future.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't wait for the end

  • By Gberdan on 09-14-18

Worth 3+ credits per book, or more.

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

Reviewed: 07-10-16

I just read this series back to back, and could not be more pleased. These books aren't a straight shot from beginning to end. I was confused at first (I'm old); by the end I realized that I had been on a journey with intermingled lives from childhood to Grand Parenthood. This Series has everything from drama, action, romance, Religion, history, fiction, and has reached every level of satisfaction foe me. I will read this book series many times before I get everything I missed on the first read. You will enjoy this series. Justin Cronin just surpassed J.R.R. Tolkien as my favorite Author of Fiction.

1 of 8 people found this review helpful