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Lady Pamela

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  • Buy a Bullet

  • An Orphan X Story
  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,873
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,874

The Nowhere Man is a figure shrouded in secrecy - a near legendary figure who helps those lucky few who are given the means to reach out to him. Before he was the Nowhere Man, Evan Smoak was a highly trained government operative known to a few as Orphan X. This is the story of Smoak's first outing as the Nowhere Man, where after completing a mission in Northern California, he happens to spot a young woman at a coffee shop....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Would Love to know someone like this!!

  • By shelley on 01-03-17

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

Reviewed: 09-25-18

Not sure I'd like this series, still not. n the action-packed short story, he is on the trail of Silicon Valley Steve Radack. Characters not well developed; it's a short story, get over it.

  • Vicious Circle

  • By: C. J. Box
  • Narrated by: David Chandler
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,496
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,376
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,373

The plane circled in the dark. Joe Pickett could just make out down below a figure in the snow and timber, and then three other figures closing in. There was nothing he could do about it. And Joe knew that he might be their next target. The Cates family had always been a bad lot. Game warden Joe Pickett had been able to strike a fierce blow against them when the life of his daughter April had been endangered, but he'd always wondered if there'd be a day of reckoning.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Joe Pickett returns! Terrific mystery!

  • By MidwestGeek on 04-03-17

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

Reviewed: 09-19-18

In this 17th book in the series, Joe is in the sights of former rodeo star Dallas Cates, who just got out of prison. Several folks get killed or injured. Missy shows up again, married to a flashy defense lawyer. New governor who wants more range rider stuff....maybe later. Nate is pardoned and openly helps in the end. Satisfying read/listen with great narration.

  • Last Year

  • By: Robert Charles Wilson
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 552
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 509
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 506

In the near future of Robert Charles Wilson's Last Year, the technology exists to open doorways into the past - but not our past, not exactly. Each "past" is effectively an alternate world, identical to ours but only up to the date on which we access it. And a given "past" can be reached only once. After a passageway is open, it's the only road to that particular past; once closed, it can't be reopened.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • didn't think I would like it...

  • By Pree Bee on 05-05-18

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

Different kind of time travel book and I enjoyed it. This isn't great literature, just a pretty good story. One of the focuses of the book actually concerns the time-traveling actions of these visitors from the future. Does it make it any more okay morally for them to profit from the past? Starts great and the narrative pull of the first few pages was powerful. About half way,, the book turned into a draggy thing with many side plots that went nowhere and did not contribute to the ending. this author has promise for my future reading.

  • Blue on Black

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 193
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 180

Two women have gone missing, and LAPD detective Harry Bosch has a strong suspicion that an avid fisherman named Denninger is the culprit. Bosch needs something stronger than a suspicion to bring Denninger in, but all he has are a handful of photos - prior mug shots and pictures of Denninger posing with his prize fish. It's not much to go on, and Bosch is running out of time, which is why he calls in FBI agent Rachel Walling. What she sees in these photos could blow his case wide open.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Don't waste your money

  • By Laura on 07-05-17

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

Reviewed: 09-14-18

This very short story felt like a chapter out of a Harry Bosch book. It only takes 17 minutes to listen. Mystery solved.

  • Fata Morgana

  • By: Steven R. Boyett, Ken Mitchroney
  • Narrated by: Macleod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,841
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,731
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,722

At the height of the air war in Europe, Captain Joe Farley and the baseball-loving, wisecracking crew of the B-17 Flying Fortress Fata Morgana are in the middle of a harrowing bombing mission over East Germany when everything goes sideways. The bombs are still falling, and flak is still exploding all around the 20-ton bomber as it is knocked like a bathtub duck into another world. Suddenly stranded with the final outcasts of a desolated world, Captain Farley navigates a maze of treachery and wonder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best one I have heard in some time!

  • By The Zombie Specialist on 10-10-17

This Review Needs A Title...So, I Gave it One

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

The story is a basic portal fantasy (a B-17 crew flies into another dimension), The first third of the book is about flying over Germany in WWII--exciting an deadly. The second third examines a later earth under a different reality. Thie final third discuses the aftermath of a B-17 and it's crew returned to 1943 -- living out their lives. While not a classic, I rated it 5 stars because it kept my attention and I couldn't get those ear buds out of my ears.

  • The Stranger

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,288
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,783
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,782

The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar or a parking lot or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The worst Coben book among the many I've heard

  • By Ed on 04-22-16

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

The book starts off slow an boring....soccer moms an suburbia, what could be more boring? But the intensity increases as the reader proceeds. There are a lot of characters, the prime one is Adam, who's wife disappears. Most of the book involves Adam trying to Find Corine. The teen age boys play a small teen part, which adds to the realistic feel. Then, about half way through, the story grabs you and the book is unstoppable.

  • Off the Grid

  • A Joe Pickett Novel
  • By: C. J. Box
  • Narrated by: David Chandler
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,995
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,798
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,794

New York Times best-selling author C. J. Box returns with a suspenseful new Joe Pickett novel. Nate Romanowski is off the grid, recuperating from wounds and trying to deal with past crimes, when he is suddenly surrounded by a small team of elite professional special operators. They're not there to threaten him but to make a deal. They need help destroying a domestic terror cell in Wyoming's Red Desert, and in return they'll make Nate's criminal record disappear.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tight writing. Strong characters. Good plot

  • By W. Brooks on 04-03-16

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

Reviewed: 07-31-18

I love this series for its outdoor Wyoming setting for the action and its game warden hero, Joe Pickett, who is a wholesome family man with a quirky sense of humor. This book features Nate as much as any of the characters. There are some really bad guys who turn on the super really bad guys and the book continues with Nate and Joe having adventures to rescue Sheridan. Terrific narration by David Chandler

  • Rise to Rebellion

  • A Novel of the American Revolution
  • By: Jeff Shaara
  • Narrated by: Victor Garber
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 430
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 270

In 1770, the fuse of revolution is lit by a fateful command - "Fire!" - as England's peace keeping mission ignites into the Boston Massacre. The senseless killing of civilians leads to a tumultuous trial in which lawyer John Adams must defend the very enemy who has assaulted and abused the laws he holds sacred. Shaara's most impressive achievement yet, Rise to Rebellion reveals with new immediacy how a scattered group of colonies became the United States of America.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great book hurt greatly as abridged

  • By Michael on 04-08-04

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

Reviewed: 07-24-18

In this book the author takes the reader from the early days of the colonies rejection to British rule through the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The characters are familiar:.Ben Franklin, John (and Abigail) Adams, George Washington, and British General Thomas Gage. The book kept my interest as I went through it.

  • The President Is Missing

  • By: Bill Clinton, James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,680
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9,809
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,766

The White House is the home of the president of the United States, the most guarded, monitored, closely watched person in the world. So how could a US president vanish without a trace? And why would he choose to do so? An unprecedented collaboration between President Bill Clinton and the world's best-selling novelist, James Patterson, The President Is Missing is a breathtaking story from the pinnacle of power.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not Awesome

  • By LizzieL on 07-25-18

This Review Needs A Title...So, I Gave it One

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

Reviewed: 06-29-18

It is a fast read, an entertaining cyberterrorism thriller. I’m pretty confident that Patterson wrote 95% of it, but the added voice of an experienced president shines through. It’s not JUST a thriller, it’s a scenario of what-ifs. The downside shows in the end where POTUS is speaking to the nation about his weekend--that speech could be half of it's preachy duration. Fictional characters are all believable, except the part about Nina's 1 v 1 audience with the POTUS in the White House. Bill Clinton, could that really happen?

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  • Crash & Burn

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Christina Traister, Mikael Naramore
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 27

Nicole Frank shouldn't have been able to survive the car accident, much less crawl up the steep ravine. Not in the dark, not in the rain, not with her injuries. But one thought allows her to defy the odds and flag down help: Vero.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • This Review Needs A Title...So, I Gave it One

  • By Lady Pamela on 06-06-18

This Review Needs A Title...So, I Gave it One

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

Reviewed: 06-06-18

Slow and repetitive, I skipped listening in the middle to get at the end. Billed as a D.D. book, not much of her was heard. . I could not figure out the plot. Characters all mixed up. Good narration performance.