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  • Flying North South East and West: Arctic to the Sahara

  • By: Captain Terry Reece
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 24

How can one pilot cram so much into a single lifetime? Climb into Captain Terry Reece's cockpit, fasten your seatbelt, and hold on for an exciting journey into the world of aviation. Born to a family of transplanted North Carolinians who moved to Washington State, a young Reece explored the hills of the Pacific Northwest. Hiking in the mountains and being a fire lookout gave him a taste of adventure, but he craved more-and he got it.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator Fail

  • By Chet on 05-20-17

The story of flight in Alaska

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

Reviewed: 06-30-14

Would you consider the audio edition of Flying North South East and West: Arctic to the Sahara to be better than the print version?

I preferred the audio book because it gave the author a down home felling that the printed book did not. The narrator gave the author a deeper personality than just a printed name. Also the way it was read, it seamed more down to earth

What did you like best about this story?

I liked that the author kept trying to get into aviation and finally did. When went on to make it a life's career. Very few of us know what we want and go after it!

Which character – as performed by Joshua Bennington – was your favorite?

I suppose my favorite character was the geologist and the fact that the author kept running in to him.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Boy grows up in the back country to become a world traveler and pilot.

Any additional comments?

The author had an interesting and adventurous life And even more so after becoming a pilot. He writes with humility and the narrator brought that home with a down to earth read..

  • Tested by Fire

  • He Sought Revenge - He Found Life (Action Adventure)
  • By: Pat Patterson
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

In this First Responders novel, paramedic Jim Stockbridge responds to an EMS call in the ghetto and finds his best friend brutally stabbed and shot. Consumed with rage, he hunts down Sid Drake's killers and renders his own form of justice. But soon Jim finds himself lost, tangling with a vicious street gang and its ruthless warlord, William "J-Rock" Jackson.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intense, realistic, impossible to put down

  • By Fire Dad ^6 on 11-02-14

ACTION!!! AND MORE ACTION

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

Reviewed: 06-26-14

If you could sum up Tested by Fire in three words, what would they be?

FAST PACED ACTION

What was one of the most memorable moments of Tested by Fire?

The fight in the inlet between Jim and J-Rock

What about Joshua Bennington’s performance did you like?

I liked his portrayal of the clash between Sid and J-Rock in the prologue. And I liked how he treated the dialogue between characters. Switching between male and female characters. He seems to express a lot of emotion in the characters.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I book made me sad because I felt it was to close to reality.

Any additional comments?

The audiobook was hard to turn off at the end of each chapter. I kept wanting to hear what was going to happen next.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • DragonMan

  • Face of the Unknown
  • By: Ted Lazaris
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 17 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11

A series of savage and brutal murders is taking place by a killer that might not be human. A secret brotherhood first discovered this baffling mix of man and God in 1970. Now, this Son of God, or Satan, is about to proclaim its divinity, through a ritualistic series of slayings. Can Luke Starr, aka DragonMan, a new superhero for our times, stop its relentless threat to mankind? Only time will tell...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly recommended

  • By Elissa on 07-13-14

The many tales of the dragon

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

Reviewed: 06-25-14

Would you consider the audio edition of DragonMan to be better than the print version?

Yes, because the narrator brings the characters to life in a way the print book could not hope to do.

What was one of the most memorable moments of DragonMan?

When they found out that there had been life on Mars

Which character – as performed by Joshua Bennington – was your favorite?

The two sisters. One he gave a sexy voice to and the other a plan Jane voice. You could always tell them apart.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It was over whelming at the end and there was just so much going on!

Any additional comments?

The book is large and each chapter could almost be a book in it self. I can see how this could be made into a TV series.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Adjuster Stories

  • My Wild Ride Adjusting Insurance Claims
  • By: Jonathan L. Scott
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35

Insurance adjusters meet clients on the worst days of their lives, and they must be diplomatic, tactful, and ethical. The job is not only about returning phone calls and doing paperwork. Whether the case involves cargo damage, residential and business property damage, fire, fraud, burglary, or arson, it's the job of the adjuster to get to the bottom of things.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • REAL LIFE STORIES

  • By Carol Williamson on 07-15-14

We never knew what an insurance adjuster does

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

Reviewed: 06-25-14

What made the experience of listening to Adjuster Stories the most enjoyable?

The narrator made the story interesting and gave it some life.

What other book might you compare Adjuster Stories to and why?

I have never read any other books about insurance before, so I can't compare other books on the subject. This one got my attention and held it after the first few chapters.

Which character – as performed by Joshua Bennington – was your favorite?

He did a few different characters. They were all different and only in the book for a few lines, but each character came to mind when Mr. Bennington spook their lines. I could almost visualize the character.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Who or what is an adjuster?

Any additional comments?

I think everyone in the insurance industry and those interested in what happens to your insurance claim should read this book

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Boating: A Life's Journey

  • By: Terry Kimmel
  • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
  • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

This audiobook is a delightful light-hearted tale about boating. It is the memoir of a lifelong boater, written from the perspective of a person who has not made a living at sea but is just there because he enjoys being on the water. The audiobook has stories about his pets on board and about the people he meets traveling the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterways (GIWW). He traveled extensively for 10 years in a Grand Banks trawler. This journey has been just part of his lifelong boating adventures seeking that elusive boating paradise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is a keeper

  • By Harry Boyle on 02-10-14

TALE OF BUYING A BOAT FOR THE DITCH

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

Reviewed: 06-23-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I have already recommended this book to a few of our boating friends. One of them went through the same run around with his new boat!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Boating: A Life's Journey?

I liked then the author told his wife he was looking for that "boating paradise" and she said that she "never thought there was a paradise in boating let alone a boating paradise". It sounded like a conversation I have had with my husband!

Which character – as performed by Joshua Bennington – was your favorite?

The narrator, he has a great voice. He gave it a down to earth read, matter of fact read. It sounded like I was having a conversation around the dinner table with the author.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

The book was entertaining for us because we are boaters.

Any additional comments?

It is going to be one of my favorite boating books.