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  • The Hyde Effect

  • By: Steve Vance
  • Narrated by: Edison McDaniels
  • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

College student Meg Talley survives a violent attack, but when she insists her assailant was a hideous, monster-like creature, she is called hysterical. Journalist Douglas Morgan, private eye Nick Grundel, and horror novelist Blake Corbett, however, have each theorized the mangling, incredible though it seems, might be the work of a werewolf. Now they team up with Meg to peruse an intensive investigation. Neither skeptics nor believers are prepared for the bone-chilling terror and cataclysmic violence that will be unleashed in the night of the January full moon....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slow to start but worth sticking with!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 08-08-18

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 12-15-18

I enjoyed this immensely. What a great read. Held my attention from start to finish

  • Eldren: The Book of the Dark

  • By: William Meikle
  • Narrated by: Chris Barnes
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 26

Two boys in the west of Scotland awaken an ancient vampire. And the only way to stop it is in the power of a book - a bible detailing the dark religion of the Eldren. But time is running out, and the sun is getting low.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good read.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 09-05-18

Bored dog .com

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-15-18

Horrible. Nothing happened. No intrigue or mystery. Did not hold my attention. Narrator's thick Irish accent was difficult to understand or follow

  • The Wolves of Dullahan, Volume 1

  • By: Candace L Bowser
  • Narrated by: Mike Nelson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Leigh O'Bannon comes from a long, distinguished, line of Irish who settled in Dullahan Hollow. The opportunity of a lifetime is offered to her after graduation to become the lead archaeologist at a newly discovered Native American burial ground. Leigh quickly discovers all is not as it seems once she and her team reaches the site. The longer Leigh is at the site, the more she begins to realize she is somehow strangely tied to the woman whose remains lie in the grave and the wolf who was buried with her. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story

  • By Lexi on 09-09-18

Wonderful story

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

Reviewed: 09-09-18

Characters are vivid and real, and the story line is exciting as it moves toward an impending, explosive climax. The plot zips along, the writing is just excellent, and the characters are fun engaging, and compelling. I highly recommend this for my paranormal folks out there especially if you are looking for something without a bunch of sappy romance.
Cons:
The narrator had excellent pitch, smooth voice, good pace and the character voice was distinctive…BUT the audio editing was horrific. Not real sure how this audio was published in its current condition, but I had to take off one star for poor editing. You could literally hear folks in the background giving advice and he cleared his voice several times and corrected himself quite often.

  • Those Who Wish Me Dead

  • By: Michael Koryta
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,183
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,073
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,075

When 13-year-old Jace Wilson witnesses a brutal murder, he's plunged into a new life, issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens. The plan is to get Jace off the grid while police find the two killers. The result is the start of a nightmare. The killers, known as the Blackwell Brothers, are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a methodical quest to reach him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • 2 Creepy, Killer Brothers Make for Great Suspense

  • By Charles Atkinson on 06-13-14

Superb

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

Reviewed: 02-25-18

What an excellent story. Had me engaged until the very end. Nothing scares me these days but the two brothers in this story were so very disturbing, they scare the sh#t out of me (love it)

  • Nocturnal: A Novel

  • By: Scott Sigler
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 22 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,957
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,964

Homicide detective Bryan Clauser is losing his mind. How else to explain the dreams he keeps having - dreams that mirror, with impossible accuracy, the gruesome serial murders taking place all over San Francisco? How else to explain the feelings these dreams provoke in him - not disgust, not horror, but excitement? As Bryan and his longtime partner, Lawrence 'Pookie' Chang, investigate the murders, they learn that things are even stranger than they at first seem.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Addictive story - great reader

  • By Kim on 01-25-15

Excellent from start to finish

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

Reviewed: 02-04-18

This book was very entertaining. I loved the story and the diversity. I loved all of the characters and loved to hate the bad guys. The humor was actually funny not goofy and well placed. My favorite character was Mr BIZ-nessss , a mute, voice box using, turrets syndrome inflicted fortune teller. Loved that guy. "Word is bond" . Lastly the narrator , Phil Giante was awesome as usual.

  • Spell Blind

  • The Case Files of Justis Fearsson, Book 1
  • By: David B. Coe
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 590
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 545
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 548

Justis Fearsson is a private investigator on the trail of a serial killer in Phoenix, Arizona. Justis is also a weremyste - a person with a wizard’s gifts and the ability to see into the paranormal world. Unfortunately, weremystes also tend to go crazy on the full moon - which is why Justis is no longer a cop. Hard to explain those absences as anything but mental breakdown. But now an old case from his police detective days has come back to haunt him, literally, as a serial killer known as the Blind Angel strikes again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great new entry into the Urban Fantasy landscape

  • By The Bookwyrm Speaks on 08-18-15

Boring. Couldn't finish

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-17-17

This book is just not for me. It was boring and the main character Justice was a whining brat

  • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard

  • By: Robert E. Howard
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 23 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 455
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 397

Robert E. Howard, renowned creator of Conan the Barbarian, was also a master at conjuring tales of hair-raising horror. In a career spanning only 12 years, Howard wrote more than 100 stories, with his most celebrated work appearing in Weird Tales, the preeminent pulp magazine of the era.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Table of Contents

  • By Ben Preston on 02-05-15

unacceptable

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

Reviewed: 12-15-17

Characters are vivid and real, and the storyline is completely racist. I understand the need for the publisher to warn of the racism at the beginning of the book but to make “excuses” for Robert E. Howard is problematic.

Excusing this racist man, Howard by saying by the standards of Howard's time and place--the 1920 and '30s South and Southwest--his racism wasn't that unusual. That’s utter BS. Doesn’t matter if racism was common place; it was and is still unacceptable.

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  • Ripper

  • By: David L. Golemon
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 205

New York Times best-selling author David L. Golemon delivers pulse-pounding thrillers that rocket along from start to finish. Ripper gets underway in 1887, when the British Empire unwittingly unleashes Jack the Ripper after contracting an American professor to create a mutant gene for turning ordinary people into vicious fighting machines. Cut to the present, and the professor’s notebooks have surfaced, pitting the Event Group against one of history’s most notorious murderers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Per Normal

  • By Lexi on 10-13-17

Excellent Per Normal

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-13-17

Golemon is an excellent storyteller. The Event series is a phenomenal series. It has everything I love. Great action, well developed characters, humor, mystery and so much more. Every book in the series keeps me fully engaged from start to finish.

  • Afterlife

  • By: Marcus Sakey
  • Narrated by: Finty Williams
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,471
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,292
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,300

The last thing FBI agent Will Brody remembers is the explosion - a thousand shards of glass surfing a lethal shock wave. He wakes without a scratch. The building is in ruins. His team is gone. Outside, Chicago is dark. Cars lie abandoned. No planes cross the sky. He's relieved to spot other people - until he sees they're carrying machetes.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • 50 shades of wish it was more interesting

  • By booklover690 on 02-02-18

Absurd

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-23-17

Just couldn't get into it. The absurdity was just off putting even for a paranormal blood. It just didn't hold my interest

  • Breeds 3

  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,037
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 965
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 958

Douglas Kirk is having a bad week. Not only are groups of human hunters after him, whole werewolf packs have orders to kill him on sight, forcing him to flee Halifax without identification, money, weapons, or even his phone. If he wants to survive, he'll have to evade the killers on his trail, travel across the country to confront the elusive elders, and learn the truth behind the order that made him what he is.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Never disappoints

  • By CM on 08-20-17

Imaginative, fun, and DARK

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

Reviewed: 05-05-17

Characters are vivid and real, and the storyline is exciting as it moves toward an impending, explosive climax. The plot zips along, the writing is just excellent, and the characters are fun and compelling. Especially the two cray-crays”, husband & wife team who ran a business of selling body organs…….they were just hilarious and most creepy all at once. Keith C. Blackmore has a writing style that I just love.

Sean Runnette is superb as always and does an excellent job with the narration. His narration is perfect for this book. I highly recommend this for my paranormal folks out there especially if you are looking for something without a bunch of sappy romance. I found myself constantly yelling to no one in particular (“don’t do it”…don’t go in there…..its a trap”)…….LOL.

Very engaging story. Simply put all of the books in the series are fresh, imaginative, fun, and DARK!

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