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  • The Exorcist

  • 40th Anniversary Edition
  • By: William Peter Blatty
  • Narrated by: William Peter Blatty, Eliana Shaskan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,760
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,501
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,494

Four decades after it first shook the nation, then the world, William Peter Blatty's thrilling masterwork of faith and demonic possession returns in an even more powerful form. Raw and profane, shocking and blood-chilling, it remains a modern parable of good and evil and perhaps the most terrifying novel ever written.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Terrifying...

  • By Kenneth on 10-01-12

By this just for the Performance

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

Reviewed: 12-28-18

Of course this is the most terrifying story probably ever written but the performance brings it to life. I have both read the book and watched the movie and the audio book is the way to go

  • Swan Song

  • By: Robert R. McCammon
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 34 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,896
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,122
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,156

Facing down an unprecedented malevolent enemy, the government responds with a nuclear attack. America as it was is gone forever, and now every citizen - from the President of the United States to the homeless on the streets of New York City - will fight for survival. In a wasteland born of rage and fear, populated by monstrous creatures and marauding armies, earth's last survivors have been drawn into the final battle between good and evil, that will decide the fate of humanity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply an Amazing Story

  • By Amanda H. on 06-21-12

this is how you tell a story

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

Reviewed: 10-29-18

I have read this book twice and wanted to listen to it the narration and wow what a different experience! the narrator does an excellent job for the different characters and really Paints the picture that the author is trying to get across. The story itself is amazing, apocalyptic Good vs Evil, I'm sure it's been mildly compared to the stand as far as the good versus evil part, but it's extremely different and very enjoyable. I love Roberts books anyway, but this is by far my favorite

  • Black House

  • By: Stephen King, Peter Straub
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 26 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,439
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,002
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,002

Twenty years ago, a boy named Jack Sawyer traveled to a parallel universe called the Territories to save his mother and her “Twinner” from an agonizing death that would have brought cataclysm to the other world. Now Jack is a retired Los Angeles homicide detective living in the nearly nonexistent hamlet of Tamarack, Wisconsin. He has no recollection of his adventures in the Territories....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jack Sawyer delivers

  • By Brian on 12-28-12

perfection

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

Reviewed: 09-12-18

I read this some years ago but wanted to hear it narrated by Frank Muller and I was not disappointed. Excellent story and very suspenseful, dark but heroic. Love it.

  • The Woods

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,356
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,350

Twenty years ago, four teenagers at summer camp walked into the woods at night. Two were found murdered, and the others were never seen again. Four families had their lives changed forever. Now, two decades later, they are about to change again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Coben's worst I've read

  • By Barry S. Sharpnack on 05-27-08

great story but the ending sucked

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

Reviewed: 08-26-18

there were so many twists and turns through out here that just when you think you know what's going on the author does something else to turn you in a different direction. I just did not like how he tied everything up at the end, I just don't think that it was very realistic and after everything Lucy and Paul went through, it shouldn't have gone off like it did

  • Murder's a Witch

  • Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries Series, Book 1
  • By: Danielle Garrett
  • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
  • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 369
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 368

Holly Boldt has a secret.... Well, technically, she has lots of them. After a scandal uproots her entire life, she is forced to relocate to a halfway house for displaced paranormals. It's her last shot for a fresh start. But keeping secrets isn't easy in a town that goes through gossip faster than tissue paper, even for a powerful witch. When a grisly murder rocks the small town of Beechwood Harbor, Holly finds herself unwillingly entangled in the investigation. With everyone watching, Holly must solve the case before she's forced to abandon her new-found home.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • For Molly Harper Fans

  • By Maggie May on 02-05-18

good but not great

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

Reviewed: 07-02-18

I don't mind having questions about originations in the story so not having history for the main premise of this story is all right, but I just couldn't feel for any of the characters. The humour seemed forced, almost cliche. it was just okay for me, the narrator did an okay job, but I'm not running out to buy anything

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Outsider

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,912
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,605
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35,453

An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Repetitive and almost unbearable

  • By kanyn on 10-22-18

mr. King thank you for sucking me into another one

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

Reviewed: 06-13-18

the king I love so much is very reminiscent in the story, I love it. The first quarter of the story is a great who done it and then the supernatural sets in and it just goes crazy from there and it's amazing. Wonderful read and wonderful listening to. Of course Patton does the best narration. many late night spent listening to this guy finish the story

0 of 10 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 40,518
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37,546
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37,548

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.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not for me...

  • By Kristin on 08-30-12

the most original story I have ever read

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

Reviewed: 05-25-18

this completely went somewhere I didn't expect it to go. I searched horror I wanted to find a new book. This came up. The premise sounded interesting so I bought it. This is the best story I've ever read, definitely the most original. The first half to three-quarters of the book build in such a way that even though nothing more than a little odd is happening, it manages to keep your attention and keep you interested. The author helps you care about the characters which is a big one for me. the mystery wants uncovered is completely mind-blowing and unexpected. Very creative. Would definitely recommend for someone who is in the mood for a long read with a satisfying end with lots of suspenseful moments

0 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Secret Mother

  • By: Shalini Boland
  • Narrated by: Katie Villa
  • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,029
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 923
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 917

Tessa Markham comes home to find a child in her kitchen. He thinks she’s his mother. But Tessa doesn’t have any children. Not anymore. She doesn’t know who the little boy is or how he got there.After contacting the police, Tessa comes under suspicion for snatching the child. She must fight to prove her innocence. But how can she convince everyone she’s not guilty when even those closest to her are questioning the truth? And when Tessa doesn’t even trust herself...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderfully entertaining book

  • By susan on 01-17-18

a suspenseful story, will keep you turning pages

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

Reviewed: 03-04-18

you may think you know how it ends, and even if you do, it does not detract from the suspense, if anything you will be annoyed at Tessa's passiveness, you will want to throttle her for not standing up for herself especially to her prat of an ex. a very good read. And I like how the author gets you to care about her characters, although she could spend more time on depth of character, sometimes she just jumps into the next scene, instead of leading us there. I've already pre-ordered her next book.

  • The Good Daughter

  • A Novel
  • By: Karin Slaughter
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,440
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,373

Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defense attorney - devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Twenty-eight years later, Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a lawyer herself - the ideal good daughter. But when violence comes to Pikeville again, Charlie is plunged into a nightmare.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Karin Slaughter has done it again!

  • By shelley on 08-09-17

suspenseful, beautifully narrated, powerful

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

Reviewed: 02-27-18

what can I say? One of my top 5 Audio reads by far. Narrator did wonderful with the different characters, the story itself was literally nail biting at times, and you got so angry at all the right places and so touched. the content of the story is magnificent. it's worth a credit and is worth a purchase. I love Karin Slaughter anyway but this is top of the line stuff here people

  • The Handyman

  • By: Bentley Little
  • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,256
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,171
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,169

Daniel Martin has never forgotten his childhood encounters with Frank Watkins, the man who built his family a summer home out of cardboard and plywood. Frank's gaze was oddly confusing, as if he was attempting to discern the proper way to behave because he didn't know how to respond in a human manner. Since Frank obviously wasn't an alien, young Daniel thought maybe the man was crazy. In the end, Daniel would learn the terrifying truth about Frank Watkins. And as an adult, Daniel is about to discover there are more of them out there.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • strange narration

  • By Beantown on 11-24-18

way too long and would have been scarier to read

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

Reviewed: 02-19-18

I was surprised by all the wonderful reviews, I kept waiting for something scary to happen or suspenseful. The last quarter of the book was worth purchase. the premise of the story was good but it just took too long to get to it. there were a couple paranormal Parts where you're like, oh wow what's going to happen next, but nothing that would keep you up at night reading. Overall a decent read but would have preferred a different narrator. I think he was part of the problem too. I just didn't like his narrating Style, it didn't match the dark tone of the story

3 of 9 people found this review helpful