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  • Sherlock Holmes

  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 62 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,442
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,023
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,985

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the definitive collection of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and four collections of short stories. And, exclusively for Audible, Stephen has written and narrated eight insightful introductions, one for each title.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Chapter Guide!

  • By Katya Rice on 05-25-18

Classic

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

Reviewed: 03-20-18

If you could sum up Sherlock Holmes in three words, what would they be?

Introspective. Classic. Riveting.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Not really as I’ve the stories before.

What about Stephen Fry’s performance did you like?

A very good performance by Stephen Fry. One of the best jobs narrating the classic series.

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

Way too long to hear in one sitting. I spread them out over several days.

Any additional comments?

Worth giving it a try if you like Sherlock Holmes.

  • Adapt and Overcome

  • The Maxwell Saga, Book 3
  • By: Peter Grant
  • Narrated by: Bob Allen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Assigned to investigate a deadly accident, Lieutenant Steve Maxwell uncovers corruption and criminal collusion reaching far above his pay grade. To save his career he's dispatched to a distant planet to help upgrade its defense forces, in the company of an old friend and some of the most experienced Marines Steve's ever met; plus one of the most distracting. Trouble is, the planet's antiquated defenses make its new-found wealth a very tempting target and there are those planning to take full advantage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great series!

  • By dstars2797 on 03-20-18

Great series!

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

Reviewed: 03-20-18

Would you listen to Adapt and Overcome again? Why?

I’ve listened to this audiobook several times.

What did you like best about this story?

The storyline was pretty good having read the book as well. A well written space opera.

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

Yes. It will keep you engaged.

Any additional comments?

The narration was pretty good. He kept with the tempo of the book. Made for pretty good listening.

  • Formation: Age of Expansion

  • The Ghost Squadron, Book 1
  • By: Michael Anderle, Sarah Noffke, J. N. Chaney
  • Narrated by: Chris Abernathy
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 70

After 10 years of wandering the outer rim of the galaxy, Eddie Teach is a man without a purpose. He was one of the toughest pilots in the Federation, but now he’s just a regular guy, getting into bar fights and making a difference wherever he can. It’s not the same as flying a ship and saving colonies, but it’ll have to do. That is, until General Lance Reynolds tracks Eddie down and offers him a job. There are bad people out there. Someone has to stop them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kurtherian Gambit Series, with all the trimmings.

  • By Ron ... a fan of exciting books! on 01-20-18

Very entertaining

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

Reviewed: 03-20-18

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

This book was fun to listen to. Aren’t very many audiobooks out there where it’s enjoyable to listen to.

Which character – as performed by Chris Abernathy – was your favorite?

Eddie of course!

Any additional comments?

I didn’t expect this audiobook to be so good, but it was. Grab it!

  • The Bad Company

  • Age of Expansion - A Kurtherian Gambit Series, Book 1
  • By: Craig Martelle, Michael Anderle
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72

Humanity's greatest export - Justice. Space is a dangerous place, even for the wary, especially for the unprepared. The aliens have no idea. Here comes the Bad Company. Colonel Terry Henry Walton takes his warriors into battle, for a price, in this first installment of The Bad Company. He believes in the moral high ground and is happy getting paid for his role in securing it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a great start to a new offshoot in the KGU!

  • By Scott Olson on 06-14-18

Good story

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

Reviewed: 03-20-18

Would you listen to The Bad Company again? Why?

Yes. It’s a pretty good story.

What other book might you compare The Bad Company to and why?

This similar to all the other Kurtherian Gambit books.

What aspect of Kate Rudd’s performance would you have changed?

The male voices are pretty off setting. She has a nice voice. Just hit the male voices a bit lighter.

Any additional comments?

I’m still going to get all the KG audiobooks that come out.

  • Missy Makes Mayhem

  • Missy the Werecat, Book 5
  • By: P. G. Allison
  • Narrated by: Summer Morton
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

Missy and her friends have convinced government officials that using supernaturals can indeed be managed. Such activities must, of course, be disguised or kept secret. The greater concern now is whether any enemies of the US might have supernaturals and, if so, how to deal with them. Meanwhile, Missy enjoys day-to-day life back at the academy until learning a mob war puts some of her friends at risk; she once again confronts the local crime boss, only to end up helping him.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good book but really need to read the series

  • By neraks on 07-26-18

Good book

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

Reviewed: 03-20-18

Would you listen to Missy Makes Mayhem again? Why?

I would listen to it again. Pretty good narration. The story could use some change as it’s almost the same storyline as the previous books.

Would you be willing to try another book from P. G. Allison? Why or why not?

Yes. The next one is decent.

What does Summer Morton bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

A nice voice.

  • Missy the Werecat

  • By: P. G. Allison
  • Narrated by: Meghan Kelly
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 262
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 244

When puberty brings on her first shift, Missy goes into the mountains for two years - until finally learning to change back. She can change from fully human in one instant to a mountain lion in the next. Everyone assumes her two-year disappearance was because she'd been kidnapped by a sexual predator that she managed to kill. She keeps her werecat nature a secret. There is no pack, no pride of other werecats, and no alpha.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome!

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-21-16

Good story

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

Reviewed: 03-08-18

I rather liked the audiobook. The story was well written. The narrator was a bit over the top. Namely using Brooklyn Fran Dreshier type accent for a bunch of the female parts. But not enough to annoy you. Overall I’d recommend it, and I would buy it again. As long as it was on sale.

  • Release the Dogs of War

  • The Kurtherian Gambit, Book 10
  • By: Michael Anderle
  • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
  • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 428
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 401

Stephen walked into the office which Barnabas was using as his judge's chamber. While the massive amount of data Bethany Anne's team was throwing at him was more than enough to assuage his curiosity, he had never felt this way in the last 152 years. He wanted a vacation. He pulled the top manila-folder and took a look at the name, "Clarissa Bernier, CEO". He opened the folder, and it was now in the agreed upon fashion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • awesome

  • By timothy on 09-06-17

Great Story!

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

Reviewed: 01-25-18

I loved the story when it first came out. The narration was spot on with Emily doing an excellent job. Great series!

  • Ancient Aliens

  • The Official Companion Book
  • By: The Producers of Ancient Aliens
  • Narrated by: Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, Bill Mumy, Angela Cartwright, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

Millions of people around the world believe we have been visited in the past by extraterrestrial beings. What if it were true? And if so, what if there were clues left behind? Each week hundreds of thousands of viewers tune in to the wildly popular Ancient Aliens® television series to seek insight into those very questions - and to become part of a thrilling, probing exploration of the mysteries at the heart of world civilizations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • worth your time

  • By dan j cutting on 12-26-16

Great!

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

Reviewed: 12-29-17

Great companion to the Ancient Aliens tv series. It goes a bit more in depth on the subjects. Giorgio does an awesome job narrating his section. Wish David had done his own narration, but overall pretty good listening. Especially if you’re a fan of the series.

  • Ride the Rising Tide

  • Maxwell Saga, Book 2
  • By: Peter Grant
  • Narrated by: Bob Allen
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

Trapped in the Dragon Tong's search for a lost legend, Steve Maxwell finds a way out by enlisting in the Lancastrian Commonwealth Fleet. If he survives long enough to earn a commission, he'll be able to hunt down the pirates who killed his mentor. To get there, he'll have to slog through rain-swollen swamps, dodge incoming fire on a 'peacekeeping' mission, and face down a gang of angry smugglers. Even far away from enemies, a mistake can turn a spaceship into a deathtrap.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Libertarians will especially like this series.

  • By Roy Poston on 08-08-17

Great series!

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

Reviewed: 07-25-17

I read the series years ago, and have kept up with the new ones. Glad to finally see them in audible form. This is what space opera is supposed to be. Well written, lots of action, namely lots of space action. Not to overly science driven. Very reminiscent of the Liaden Universe, except no fantasy stuff. Hope to see book 3&4 out soon as well. Great book. Narration is so-so. Well worth buying this.

  • In Ashes Born

  • A Seeker's Tale from the Golden Age of the Solar Clipper, Book 1
  • By: Nathan Lowell
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,062
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,000
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,000

An old friend. A new course. A deadly ship with a secret cargo. Ishmael Wang returns to Port Newmar, but ghosts from his past have followed him. His old shipmate, Phillip Carstairs, offers him the opportunity to track down the man who killed his lover. The catch? He must take command of the Chernyakova, a ship that still stinks of death and haunts Ishmael's nightmares. Together Phillip and Ismael begin a journey into unknown reaches of the Deep Dark to bring back the man who killed Greta.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book. Looking forward to more!

  • By Tavis on 12-14-16

Great audiobook!

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

Reviewed: 04-25-17

Would you consider the audio edition of In Ashes Born to be better than the print version?

In ways yes. The book was pretty good, but the audio version took it to new heights. I've read the entire series, and have all the audiobooks. This is the best one.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Got to love Pip!

What does Jeffrey Kafer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Jeffrey Kafer would do great reading the old detective Noir books. He plays off the droll humor with that deep voice.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

My favorite was reuniting with Commandant Giogonne, and of course with Cookie.

Any additional comments?

If you like the Solar Clipper series you will love this book. I would like to hear what happened to Brill, and maybe meet back up with Bev. I was disappointed in the books that they just dropped off with just a couple of lines of how they grew apart. Looking forward to the next book.