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  • Code to Zero

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 769
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 417
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 415

A man wakes to find himself lying on the ground in a railway station. He does not remember how he got there. He has forgotten where he lives. He cannot even remember his own name.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Code to Zero

  • By William on 05-14-05

Audio perfection

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

Reviewed: 09-29-16

If you like thrillers, it doesn't get any better than Follet's "Code to Zero"! Superb

  • A Place Called Freedom

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,357
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,694
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,673

This lush novel, set in 1766 England and America, evokes an era ripe with riot and revolution, from the teeming streets of London to the sprawling grounds of a Virginia plantation. Mack McAsh burns with the desire to escape his life of slavery in Scottish coal mines while Lizzie Hallim is desperate to shed a life of sheltered subjugation to her spineless husband. United in America, their only chance for freedom lies beyond the Western frontier - if they're brave enough to take it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WORTH THE CREDIT AND THEM SOME!

  • By Georgia on 08-28-15

Makes the drive time fly by!

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

Reviewed: 04-07-16

I haven't listened to Ken Follett since his Pillars of the Earth in the early '90's. I'm not sure why I waited so long. This is a compelling tale with perhaps a few too many coincidences between the two main characters, but is totally believable. If you liked Pillars of the Earth you will like this as well.

Simon Prebble is fantastic as the narrator. You can't go wrong with this book.

  • 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 9,281
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,573
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,561

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

What's up with the bad southern accent?

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

Reviewed: 11-02-15

As the sequel to the first novel in the series, the story was well written. I even like most of the performance by Pinchot. BUT, the southern accents were way overdone! Having lived near Black Mountain, I have to agree with the other reviewers, the bad attempt on southern vernacular could be skipped. Clearly the ending sets up the series for a third book. PLEASE work on the performance!

  • The Borrowed World

  • A Novel of Post-Apocalyptic Collapse, Volume 1
  • By: Franklin Horton
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,564
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,309
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,298

In a night of devastating terror, ISIS operatives have unleashed a coordinated attack on America's infrastructure. With thousands of trapped travelers and scarce law enforcement, the miles between Jim Powell and his family become a brutal gauntlet where the rules of civilized society no longer apply. As Jim puts his years of preparation and planning to the test, he is forced to ask himself if he has what it takes to make it home. Does he have the strength - the brutality - required to meet this new world toe-to-toe?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Close and personal story of the apocalypse

  • By Kingsley on 07-25-15

Meh

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

Reviewed: 11-02-15

Kevin Pierce brings the story to life masterfully. However, while the story line has a plausible initiating sequence for a post-apocalyptic novel, the author believes that chaos will reign in only a matter of hours. The story has more in common with a B grade action movie script. Maybe that is what the author was trying to achieve.

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