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  • The Event

  • By: Nathan Hystad
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 256
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 236
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 236

Cities all around the world reported strange alien vessels descending. Some saw them as the heralds of a new age; others fired everything they had at them. All were taken as the beams lashed down and drew them into the sky. Dean was left behind, seemingly the last man on Earth. A trail of clues left by his dead wife guides Dean on a perilous journey across America and beyond to learn the truth behind the mysterious ships and save humanity from its doom.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A book that pulls you in!

  • By Jaimee on 09-24-18

Bad sifi

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

Reviewed: 12-27-18

This book makes no sense. "Lets fly all our ships into the sun" That reaks! Lots of pointless stupid stuff like making the bad aliens completely oblivious is just lazyness.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Trackers Series Box Set

  • The Trackers Series, Books 1-4
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 33 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 848
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 808
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 804

Ripped from the headlines, the explosive Trackers saga is a realistic depiction of what an EMP attack and the aftermath might look like from one of the genre's leading voices, USA Today best-selling author and former Homeland Security Disaster Mitigation Officer, Nicholas Sansbury Smith. This box set includes the entire four-book Trackers series with over 30 hours of postapocalyptic survival fiction and action. Box set includes Trackers, Trackers 2: The Hunted, Trackers 3: The Storm, and Trackers 4: The Damned.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Honorable, brave, and selfless!

  • By RJ on 11-10-18

Good start, but...

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

The the first book's rather good. But the story gets repetitive and predictable. The characters are unimaginative and and flat. there is one good character but he has four legs and doesn't talk a whole lot.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Forever

  • The Forever, Book 1
  • By: Craig Robertson
  • Narrated by: Scott Aiello
  • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 770
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 726
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 727

Jupiter, thrown off orbit, will destroy Earth in less than a century. Jon Ryan volunteers for the most ambitious, desperate mission ever conceived: His consciousness must be transferred into an experimental android host, where he'll live an immortal - and lonely - life. Jon's only companion on his 50-year voyage is his ship's irritable AI. The US president wants Jon dead and is willing to sacrifice his own people to eliminate Jon. An alien species has vowed a holy war to eliminate all humans, either on Earth or wherever they might run. Only Jon can protect humans from their enemies.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Pass if you want smart sci-fi

  • By Ian McCurdy on 09-04-18

Some good some meh

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

The first several chapters are very good. But then it's like a less experienced author took over. It recovers for a bit then face plants that the end.

Good mental imagery.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Silver Ships

  • The Silver Ships, Book 1
  • By: S.H. Jucha
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,495
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,391
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,393

An explorer tug captain, Alex Racine detects a damaged alien craft drifting into the system. Recognizing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make first contact, Alex pulls off a daring maneuver to latch on to the derelict. Alex discovers the ship was attacked by an unknown craft, the first of its kind ever encountered. The mysterious silver ship's attack was both instant and deadly.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Smart protagonists!

  • By William R. Brown on 05-28-16

it's so bad at the end I almost didn't finish

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

the books starts off okay. the narrator wasn't the best but after about the halfway point, I realized it wasn't the narrator that was the problem. the book gets dragged out by an overuse of simple words and boring to the point I almost stopped with three chapters to go.

I do not recommend this book

  • Level Five

  • By: William Ledbetter
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,025
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 953
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 953

In Level Five, the debut near-future thriller by Nebula Award winner William Ledbetter, AIs battle for dominance, and nanotechnology is on the loose. And all that stands in the way of the coming apocalypse is a starry-eyed inventor who dreams of building a revolutionary new spacecraft and an intelligence agency desk jockey faced with the impossible choice of saving her daughter - or saving the world. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A firm 4 stars.

  • By Tony on 07-20-18

Too short, but a real winner.

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

Reviewed: 10-15-18

Heavy on the science, and plausible near future scenarios. I should have waited for the 2nd half before starting this one. Now my mind will run away with possiblies. Better editing could have left some dead weight out and helped with the flow.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Trail of Lightning

  • By: Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Narrated by: Tanis Parenteau
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 394
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 371
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372

While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters. Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter, a supernaturally gifted killer. When a small town needs help finding a missing girl, Maggie is its last, best hope. But what Maggie uncovers about the monster is much more terrifying than anything she could imagine.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The person you hire when the heroes fail

  • By Cynthia on 08-09-18

A break from my usual

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

I likd it. Could have ended better, and the language and homosexualaty were obvious plays to appeal to a certain demographic, and brought no value. But the reader did very good. And I really liked the main character.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Not Alone: Second Contact

  • By: Craig A. Falconer
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 19 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,005
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 945
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 942

When a massive meteor lights up the sky over the remote island of Kerguelen, the world holds its breath. In Birchwood, Colorado, Dan McCarthy gets to work. Following his incredible experiences of the previous year, Dan knows this was no natural occurrence. The Messengers are back - to finish what they started - and they didn't come all this way for nothing....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great follow up

  • By Nik on 08-06-18

I'm glad I listened but it's not as good as #1

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

this book was definitely worth the time. however it wasn't as good as the first. the author seems to get bogged down in places with details that don't really matter later on. additional characters overloaded the performers ability to distinguish voices.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Age of War

  • The Legends of the First Empire, Book 3
  • By: Michael J. Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,774
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,446
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,419

The epic battle between humankind and their godlike rulers finally ignites in the masterful follow-up to Age of Myth and Age of Swords. The alliance of humans and renegade Fhrey is fragile - and about to be tested as never before. As the Fhrey overlords marshal their army and sorcerers to crush the rebellion, old loyalties will be challenged while fresh conspiracies will threaten to undo all that Persephone has accomplished. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A disappointing offering that does not capitalize on one of the author's key strengths

  • By Dale on 07-28-18

absolutely fantastic

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

Reviewed: 07-26-18

I wish there were more authors like Michael J Sullivan spoiler alert Justice and sadness and again the ties so much together

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Cibola Burn

  • The Expanse, Book 4
  • By: James S. A. Corey
  • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
  • Length: 20 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,856
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,034
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,985

An empty apartment, a missing family, that's creepy. But this is like finding a military base with no one on it. Fighters and tanks idling on the runway with no drivers. This is bad juju. Something wrong happened here. What you should do is tell everyone to leave. The gates have opened the way to a thousand new worlds, and the rush to colonize has begun. Settlers looking for a new life stream out from humanity's home planets. Ilus, the first human colony on this vast new frontier, is being born in blood and fire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jefferson Mays is back!

  • By Joe R. on 03-30-17

Loved it...

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

Reviewed: 07-13-18

I got hooked on the Awesome TV series on Hulu and couldn't wait for season 4. The was perfict. The performance was very good. Loves the wit and the imagery.

  • The Last Tribe

  • By: Brad Manuel
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 22 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,729
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,717

Fourteen-year-old Greg Dixon is living a nightmare. Attending boarding school outside of Boston, he is separated from his family when a pandemic strikes. His classmates and teachers are dead, rotting in a dormitory-turned-morgue steps from his room. The nights are getting colder, and his food has run out. The last message from his father is to get away from the city and to meet at his grandparents' town in remote New Hampshire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A perfect year in the post apocalypse.

  • By Andrew Pollack on 06-18-16

absolutely fantastic.

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

Reviewed: 06-13-18

finally a post-apocalyptic story about Brotherhood and family. no zombies, no Angry hordes, just survival.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful