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  • The Other Woman

  • A Novel
  • By: Daniel Silva
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,658
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,459
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,444

From Daniel Silva, the number one New York Times best-selling author, comes a modern masterpiece of espionage, love, and betrayal. She was his best-kept secret....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not typical of Daniel Silva!

  • By Wayne on 07-18-18

Enjoyed Parts

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

Reviewed: 08-13-18

As Adrian Mr. Along has been a true favorite of mine this story did not have the crisp precise air of a well-told tale. The plot meandered here there and everywhere. I listened to it since it was read by my Fav. Narrator but the rest did not meet my expectations.
There were portions of it that read very well, and if you are a Fan of this character, his old self-did shine through on some occasions. But I was disappointed overall. It lacked the crisp plot development and storytelling his first books boasted off. If you are a Guidall fan,I recommend it. He does an amazing job rendering it o life.
Thanks for reading and good luck with your purchase

  • Hired to Kill

  • Nathan McBride, Book 7
  • By: Andrew Peterson
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 817
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 777
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 777

After simultaneous deadly terror attacks on San Diego and Washington, DC, hammer the nation, Nathan learns that the mass murders weren't random events - they targeted his family. And the threat is far from over. Part of a larger plot involving a sabotaged North Korean bioweapons facility and an ISIS training camp in northern Mexico, a third attack - bigger than 9/11 - is being hatched by cold-blooded killers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Action Packed

  • By Lia on 07-27-18

Not a book i would recommend

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-05-18

I was truly disappointed with this. The characters were not well formed, no depth to the story ! The author seemed to just create one drama after another. Just a very superficial read. unfortunately,I returned this.

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  • Arctic Gambit

  • By: Larry Bond
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

 

Jerry Mitchell, now the commodore of submarine Development Squadron Five, is dismayed when USS Toledo is reported missing in Arctic waters, close to Russian territory. The vessel is captained by his former shipmate and close friend Lenny Berg. Eager to investigate, Jerry convinces the navy to redirect one of his squadron’s boats to find out what happened. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Why would you change narrators????

  • By Allan on 08-14-18

Over all a good rendtion

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

Reviewed: 06-12-18

I enjoyed this book, though I would not call it memorable. I have read a similar book with a similar plot that had a better plot and climax. However, this was NOT a bad purchase. There were sections of the read that held my attention. and other parts that just seemed to not really impact me.
It was an easy listen and I will be keeping it for another read at a later date. Good Luck with your listening pleasure.

  • The Shadow Killer

  • By: Arnaldur Indridason
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 60

Reykjavik, August 1941. When a travelling sales rep is found murdered in a Reykjavik flat, killed by a bullet from a Colt 45, the police initially suspect a member of the Allied occupation force. The British are in the process of handing over to the Americans, and the streets of Reykjavik are crawling with servicemen whose relations with the local women are a major cause for concern. Flovent, Reykjavik's sole detective, is joined by the young military policeman Thorson, the son of Icelandic emigrants to Canada. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as good as previous in this series

  • By Super Sue on 07-04-18

Not upto Power

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

Reviewed: 06-07-18

I usually Love his books. and I came across this author because I buy as many Guidall books as I can. I enjoyed the read but the plot was disappointing.. it went on and on without much grounding.. and unraveled in a loose and non conformed way. It lacked the continues momentum of development and just went off on all directions. Not the best listen

  • Slow Kill

  • A Kevin Kerney Novel
  • By: Michael McGarrity
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

Things are more complicated than they seam as the suspense builds in this wry and enjoyable police procedural. When Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney finds the dead body of hotel magnate Clifford Spalding at a mountain ranch, he has a pretty good idea about who to talk to; the list of suspects isn't long. Spalding had a devious wife who was cheating on him with a known thug, and an embittered ex-wife with mental problems.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Close but not cigar

  • By Kathy on 05-31-12

Loved the narration but the rest was just a saga

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

Reviewed: 10-08-17

The book was entertaining. But the ending was very weak, and it rambled on with the character after character. I enjoyed it up to a point but felt as if the plot was almost nonexistent. I LOVE Guidall and that is the only reason I picked it up and even listened to it all. was a little disappointed.

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  • Intervention

  • By: Robin Cook
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 129
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 136

New York Times - best-selling author Robin Cook returns with another ripped-from-the-headlines medical thriller, where DNA science, biotechnology, and religion collide.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Intervention

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-18-09

Good story Crappy Ending

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

Reviewed: 09-30-17

The entire story just collapsed! What a disaster. I am so disappointed. I usually enjoy his work .... this was kinda the pits . The saving grace was Guidall. I follow him like a puppy lol

  • Marker

  • By: Robin Cook
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 582
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288

Twenty-eight-year-old Sean McGillin is the picture of health, until he fractures his leg while in-line skating in New York City's Central Park. Within 24 hours of his surgery, he dies.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A bit too predictable

  • By Martin on 06-26-05

Good but could be better

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

Reviewed: 08-05-17

If you could sum up Marker in three words, what would they be?

A decent plot but too many scenes that were contrived- specially towards the end

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Yes- a little more of the circumstances again the endings of his books are very abrupt. This i don't really enjoy. But GUIDALL ROCKS !!- However, the beginning and the middle of the book was very very written. I enjoyed it.

What about George Guidall’s performance did you like?

Oh wow all of it. He just amazes me...

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes. for the most part

Any additional comments?

Robin needs to work on his endings. Bringing a little more finality to them and giving it a nice rounded feel or if not something that would still keep his story in good stead. He does not do this and that is disappointing.

  • Three Jack Reacher Novellas (with Bonus Jack Reacher's Rules)

  • Deep Down, Second Son, High Heat, and Jack Reacher's Rules
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill, Lee Child
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 786
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 699
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 695

This compilation includes three Jack Reacher novellas and the ultimate fan guide, "Jack Reacher's Rules". Deep Down: In thriller master Lee Child’s short story "Deep Down", Jack Reacher must track down a spy in soldier’s clothing - by matching wits with four formidable females. Second Son: A young Jack Reacher knows how to finish a fight so it stays finished. He knows how to get the job done so it stays done. High Heat: In the midst of a savage heat wave and an infamous murder spree, a blackout awakens the dark side of the city that never sleeps - and a young Jack Reacher takes action.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed!!

  • By Philip on 06-08-14

I enjoy the older Reacher better!

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

Reviewed: 07-13-17

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

Not really . It just did not develop enough. I enjoyed most of it but I think I will stay away from the short stories

What do you think your next listen will be?

Daniel
Silvia- latest listen out last week!

What does Dick Hill and Lee Child bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I enjoy Dick his inunciations . Very colorful and dramatic !

Could you see Three Jack Reacher Novellas (with Bonus Jack Reacher's Rules) being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

Not really .

Any additional comments?

Not one of the better works of child .

  • Option to Kill

  • A Nathan McBride Novel, Book 3
  • By: Andrew Peterson
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,138
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,787
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,783

When Nathan McBride receives a text message from someone who claims she’s been kidnapped, it triggers a deadly chain of events that has the potential to haunt him for the rest of his life. Nathan will soon learn that nothing from his past could ever prepare him for the crisis he’ll soon be facing. The girl’s name is Lauren and she’s just 12 years old.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A perfect combination

  • By Kathryne on 12-18-12

Plot could be better

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

Reviewed: 06-27-17

I usually like this series. But I did not enjoy the constant presence of a young child . It took away from the intensity of the plot. If I am indulging in an adult book I prefer adults to be more of it's character. It would have been better if the child was introduced at the beginning. For me it had a negative effect on the otherwise interesting plot . Dick Hill was very enjoyable. All in all it was ok . Not a great listen.

  • The Heist

  • By: Daniel Silva
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,741
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,461
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,455

Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled listeners with 16 thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back - from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East. His brilliant creation, Gabriel Allon - art restorer, assassin, spy - has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents, including George Smiley, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne, and Simon Templar.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • If new to Daniel Silva, great book. Otherwise...

  • By Brian Corbin on 07-20-14

Not a great plot !!!

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

Reviewed: 02-22-17

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

The whole book just dragged on and on. He did not build his characters. Just one event after another.. I found it boring.

Would you ever listen to anything by Daniel Silva again?

Not really. His writing skills were better when he started. He is very disappointing now.

What about George Guidall’s performance did you like?

That is the ONLY aspect of this book that I enjoyed. He is the best narrator. He brought life into what I found to be a very predictable boring and non-exiting book.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

No proper plot. Just dragged on and on and on.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful