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  • The Pharaoh's Secret

  • By: Clive Cussler, Graham Brown
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,914
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,906

Kurt and Joe tangle with the most determined enemy they've ever encountered when a ruthless powerbroker schemes to build a new Egyptian empire as glorious as those of the Pharaohs. Part of his plan rests on the manipulation of a newly discovered aquifer beneath the Sahara, but an even more devastating weapon at his disposal may threaten the entire world: a plant extract known as the black mist, discovered in the City of the Dead and rumored to have the power to take life from the living and restore it to the dead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Cussler is always entertaining...

  • By B Reader on 07-20-16

totally struggled

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

Reviewed: 09-03-16

I know I have done Custler before and liked it, but this one was rediculous. Bullets whizzing and everyone with a smart mouth. enough was enough within one chapter. That is what is great about Audible. Put a set of Klipsch in and let this crappy one play until it pulls you in, and it didn't.

  • The Dispossessed

  • A Novel
  • By: Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Narrated by: Don Leslie
  • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,987
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,786
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,796

Shevek, a brilliant physicist, decides to take action. He will seek answers, question the unquestionable, and attempt to tear down the walls of hatred that have isolated his planet of anarchists from the rest of the civilized universe. To do this dangerous task will mean giving up his family and possibly his life. Shevek must make the unprecedented journey to the utopian mother planet, Anarres, to challenge the complex structures of life and living, and ignite the fires of change.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite novels of all time

  • By Isaac on 10-09-10

Completely bored

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

Reviewed: 06-20-16

Bored me out of my mind. Finally gave up after an hour. I guess a combination of me not matching up with writer and reader.

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  • Mr. Impossible

  • By: Loretta Chase
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,051
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,053

Rupert Carsington, fourth son of the Earl of Hargate, is his aristocratic family's favorite disaster. He's irresistibly handsome and unapologetically irresponsible, & trouble follows wherever he goes. Still, Rupert somehow manages to escape entanglement - emotional or other - with maddening grace! But now he's a prisoner in Cairo's most infamous jail and his only chance out is accepting a beautiful widow's dangerous proposal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the unusual couple

  • By Enchantinc on 08-05-15

vG

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

Reviewed: 06-14-16

Damn Mr.Spy Novel and Mr Shoot 'em up is expanding his horizons with women authors and narrators. Totally enjoying.. Nice twists.

  • The Last Mile

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,616
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,246
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,202

Following Memory Man, number-one NYT best-selling author David Baldacci returns with his next thriller featuring detective Amos Decker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Baldacci winner

  • By Dawn on 04-21-16

ok but

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

Reviewed: 06-11-16

just not developing a relationship with the main character. he is not a Bosch. but that is the way it goes with some series.

  • Sphere

  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,788
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,336
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,332

A classic thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Crichton, Sphere is a bravura demonstration of what he does better than anyone: riveting storytelling that combines frighteningly plausible, cutting-edge science and technology with pulse-pounding action and serious chills. The gripping story of a group of American scientists sent to the ocean floor to investigate an alien ship, only to confront a terrifying discovery that defies imagination,.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sphere

  • By BookReader on 06-01-16

ugh

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

Reviewed: 06-11-16

i am sure it is just me, but really seemed repetitive. over and over it went down paths that all looked alike. maybe it was the Jurassic Park syndrome and one expects more from this author, but dicferent .

  • The Ark

  • Children of a Dead Earth, Book 1
  • By: Patrick S. Tomlinson
  • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 623
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 581
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 580

Humankind has escaped a dying Earth and set out to find a new home among the stars aboard an immense generation ship affectionately named the Ark. Bryan Benson is the Ark's greatest living sports hero, enjoying retirement working as a detective in Avalon, his home module. The hours are good, the work is easy, and the perks can't be beat. But when a crew member goes missing, Bryan is thrust into the center of an ever-expanding web of deception, secrets, and violence.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nearly there

  • By Michaela on 05-11-16

narator

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

Reviewed: 05-29-16

One of those books. It finally overcame the narator. I know that is unkind, but the range of voices grew when accents were needed, but for me it was hard to distinguish others. once he got to accented people he took off. i am glad I hung in. ok book.

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Faithful Place
    A Novel
    
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    Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    6,962 ratings
    Overall 4.2
  • Faithful Place

  • A Novel
  • By: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,962
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,064
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,066

New York Times best-selling author Tana French has won the prestigious Edgar, Barry, Macavity, and Anthony awards. As her third novel featuring the Dublin Murder Squad opens, 19-year-old Frank Mackey is waiting in vain for Rosie, who he’s supposed to run away to London with. But when she doesn’t show, Frank leaves Dublin without her—thinking never to return.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-19-10

Attention getter

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

Reviewed: 05-19-16

Right from the git go. You won't have to wait 10 chapters for thos one to drag you in. You will know in the first part who did it and you will probably be wrong.

  • Broken Grace

  • By: E. C. Diskin
  • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith, Scott Merriman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,893
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,558
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,556

On an icy winter's day in southwest Michigan, Grace Abbot wakes up as the survivor of a car crash. But she's left with a traumatic brain injury and a terrifying reality: she can't remember anything. Left in the care of her sister, Grace returns to the family's secluded old farmhouse to recover - but within an hour of her return, the police arrive. Grace's boyfriend has been murdered. Without any memory, Grace has no alibi.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • But why? But wait. But What?

  • By green ice cream garden on 04-29-16

This one Will grab you

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

Reviewed: 05-11-16

This one Will grab you and it may not let you go. Beware. It might not ever.let you go.

  • The Girl from Krakow

  • A Novel
  • By: Alex Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,082
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 953
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 962

It's 1935. Rita Feuerstahl comes to the university in Krakow intent on enjoying her freedom. But life has other things in store - marriage, a love affair, a child, all in the shadows of the oncoming war. When the war arrives, Rita is armed with a secret so enormous that it could cost the Allies everything, even as it gives her the will to live. She must find a way both to keep her secret and to survive amid the chaos of Europe at war.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • History, Philosophy and Bodice-Ripping Sex

  • By Linda on 04-23-16

Solid

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

Reviewed: 05-07-16

Almost chucked this one. It seems that I always struggle getting a new one started and then about the time this one was about to get deep sixed here came a love scene. Pulled me in and it was amazing from then on. Sex was not the emphasis here but i learned much about the plight of the Jews. Stick with it. You will be rewarded.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dawn

  • Xenogenesis, Book 1
  • By: Octavia E. Butler
  • Narrated by: Aldrich Barrett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,021
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,747
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,747

In a world devastated by nuclear war with humanity on the edge of extinction, aliens finally make contact. They rescue those humans they can, keeping most survivors in suspended animation while the aliens begin the slow process of rehabilitating the planet. When Lilith Iyapo is "awakened", she finds that she has been chosen to revive her fellow humans in small groups by first preparing them to meet the utterly terrifying aliens, then training them to survive on the wilderness that the planet has become. But the aliens cannot help humanity without altering it forever.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I couldn't tell if I loved it or hated it.

  • By Lindsay on 01-31-16

Interesting

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

Reviewed: 04-17-16

Good story. Lots of imagination. Attitudes handled well. Lost track of the characters. Kept my attention.