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Scott W Warnock

Willits, CA USA
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  • The Spaceship Next Door

  • By: Gene Doucette
  • Narrated by: Steve Carlson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,257
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,926
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,929

When a spaceship landed in an open field in the quiet mill town of Sorrow Falls, Massachusetts, everyone realized humankind was not alone in the universe. With that realization everyone freaked out for a little while. Or almost everyone. The residents of Sorrow Falls took the news pretty well. This could have been due to a certain local quality of unflappability, or it could have been that in three years the ship did exactly nothing other than sit quietly in that field, and nobody understood the full extent of this nothing the ship was doing better than the people who lived right next door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another fun Sci Fi read with an Excellent Reader!

  • By bluestategirl on 12-30-16

Hard to stop listening...

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

Reviewed: 10-11-16

I rarely write reviews, but this was one of the most enjoyable books I have listened to. You know that when you miss the characters in the book, once you are finished, it was a great book. This was that kind of book. Thank you Gene Doucette!

27 of 30 people found this review helpful

  • The Lake House

  • By: Kate Morton
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
  • Length: 21 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,042
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,914
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,895

Living on her family’s gorgeous lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, clever, inquisitive, innocent, and precociously talented fourteen-year-old who loves to write stories. But the mysteries she pens are no match for the one her family is about to endure ...One midsummer’s eve, after a beautiful party drawing hundreds of guests to the estate has ended, the Edevanes discover that their youngest son, Theo, has vanished without a trace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • BRAVO!!!!!!!

  • By Maria on 10-30-15

My new favorite book!!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-04-16

This is one of those books that you hate to finish because the characters are so rich and real that you miss them.

I've always loved Kate Morton's novels, but this one is my favorite. I just finished it and I miss it already. The performance is equally as wonderful as the story. Thank you Kate and Caroline.

  • Losing Faith

  • By: Adam Mitzner
  • Narrated by: David Marantz
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,044
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 944
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 945

Aaron Littmann, the chairman of one of the country's most prestigious law firms, has just been contacted by a high-profile defense attorney whose client is Nikolai Garkov, a Russian businessman arraigned on terrorism charges for pulling the financial strings behind recent treasonous acts. The attorney informs Aaron that Garkov is looking to switch representation and will pay $100,000 just to take the meeting.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Could not suspend disbelief.

  • By Will on 06-25-15

Wonderful!

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

Reviewed: 06-20-15

I so rarely leave a review, but because this was such a great book, I feel I should. This is one of the most enjoyable books I have ever read or listened to. When you know you will miss the characters in a book, it is a great one. The performance was equally as good. Thank you Mr. Mitzner and Mr. Marantz.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Jungleland

  • A Mysterious Lost City, a WWII Spy, and a True Story of Deadly Adventure
  • By: Christopher S. Stewart
  • Narrated by: Jef Brick
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 58

On April 6, 1940, explorer and future World War II spy Theodore Morde (who would one day attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler), anxious about the perilous journey that lay ahead of him, struggled to fall asleep at the Paris Hotel in La Ceiba, Honduras. Nearly seventy years later, in the same hotel, acclaimed journalist Christopher S. Stewart wonders what he's gotten himself into.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Enjoyable!

  • By Scott W Warnock on 01-20-13

Very Enjoyable!

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

Reviewed: 01-20-13

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

This book is very enjoyable and well written in a style that is not complex and easy to follow.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The subject of the book does the thing that many of us only dreamed of doing. Following his passion into adventure.

What about Jef Brick’s performance did you like?

The narration was perfect for this story and it didn't feel contrived...just right.

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

I didn't want to stop listening as I wanted to find out what happened next.

Any additional comments?

I don't normally write a review or rate books, but I enjoyed this so much I decided I wanted to thank the author for that enjoyment.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • 14

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,415
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,581
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 35,586

There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. At least, not until he meets Mandy, his neighbor across the hall, and notices something unusual about her apartment. And Xela’s apartment. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Jumps The Shark ... Too Late

  • By JayDub 1000 on 05-29-18

Wonderful Book!

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

Reviewed: 09-09-12

What did you love best about 14?

The story line and the narration.

Any additional comments?

This is one of those books that you're almost addicted to and find any excuse to go off and listen to it. When it was over, I missed the characters and to me, that is the sign of a well written book. I liked the style of writing, clear and simple....

0 of 5 people found this review helpful