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Brian D Hommertzheim

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  • The Judas Strain

  • A Sigma Force Novel, Book 4
  • By: James Rollins
  • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
  • Length: 18 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,943
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,062
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,071

From the depths of the Indian Ocean, a horrific plague has arisen to devastate humankind - a disease that's unknown, unstoppable, and deadly. But it is merely a harbinger of the doom that is to follow. Aboard a cruise liner transformed into a makeshift hospital, Dr. Lisa Cummings and Monk Kokkalis, operatives of SIGMA Force, search for answers to the bizarre affliction. But there are others with far less altruistic intentions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fun book

  • By JoAnn on 07-24-07

Cool story, but .....

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

Reviewed: 02-28-19

Seriously, the books are fun reads but good god, for a special operations super team they really are the most inept group of idiots. Every book they fall for every trick their opponents throw at them and can never manage to keep someone close to them from being kidnapped. It's tiresome. The main character is supposed to be some special operations bad ass but he's constantly fooled and spends most of his time chasing loved ones down after they're kidnapped. Maybe they should hire the groups they go up against as consultants in order to gain some ideas operational improvements.

  • The Reckoning

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Michael Beck
  • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 11,684
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,621
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,577

Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, a father, a neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning in 1946, he rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Would make a 5 star four hour novella, ...

  • By Wayne on 11-03-18

Please don’t do it

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

Oh John Grisham where have you gone? Have you been kidnapped? Who wrote this book?

  • The Witch Elm

  • A Novel
  • By: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Paul Nugent
  • Length: 22 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,890
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,560
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4,545

Toby is a happy-go-lucky charmer who's dodged a scrape at work and is celebrating with friends when the night takes a turn that will change his life - he surprises two burglars who beat him and leave him for dead. Struggling to recover from his injuries, beginning to understand that he might never be the same man again, he takes refuge at his family's ancestral home to care for his dying uncle Hugo. Then a skull is found in the trunk of an elm tree in the garden - and as detectives close in, Toby is forced to face the possibility that his past may not be what he has always believed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Anti climactic

  • By tally shopper on 10-21-18

Skip this one by French

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

Reviewed: 10-12-18

Not sure what else to say except the main character in this book is unbearable. It took every fiber of my being to finish this listen. Honestly, I have loved all of her previous books but this is a very big disappointment. I wanted the main character to die or get arrested within the first hour just to make it end. If you're looking for 20 hours of audible torture, I recommend buying this title.

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