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  • The Epic of Gilgamesh

  • By: Sebastian Lockwood (adaptation)
  • Narrated by: Sebastian Lockwood
  • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 108
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 95

A new version of The Epic of Gilgamesh by Sebastian Lockwood. This is the story of Gilgamesh, King of Kings, who brought back knowledge from before the flood - who loved and lost his companion Enkidu and had to find out why we die. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written on clay tablets over 4,000 years ago, in what is today Baghdad Iraq - the Biblical Garden of Eden between the Tigris and the Euphrates. Lockwood gives a passionate reading from a text that faithfully follows the original.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Captain Kirk reads Gilgamesh?

  • By TAGSfan on 10-07-13

great adaptation of a legendary tale.

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

Reviewed: 02-14-19

this was a great adaptation of this epic in everyday other than the recording of it. the narrator himself performs fine the recording is terrible. it seems like it is recorded low but with the treble cranked up high. so it hurts you head if you turn the volume up.

  • Deep Silence

  • A Joe Ledger Novel
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,412
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,291

Terrorists-for-hire have created a weapon that can induce earthquakes and cause dormant volcanoes to erupt. One terrifying side effect of the weapon is that prior to the devastation, the vibrations drive ordinary people to suicide and violence. A wave of madness begins sweeping the country beginning with a mass shooting in Congress. Joe Ledger and his team go on a wild hunt to stop the terrorists and uncover the global superpower secretly funding them. At every step the stakes increase as it becomes clear that the endgame of this campaign of terror is igniting the Yellowstone caldera.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deep Silence Shines Loudly!

  • By Tracy P. on 11-13-18

another masterpiece.

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

Reviewed: 11-22-18

maberry has done it again. another suburb addition to the Joe Ledger series. more surprises then you can shake a rabid squirrel at.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Lullaby

  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 18,866
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,305
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17,315

A young couple buys a beautiful house by a picturesque lake in the Catskills, looking to escape the bustle of the city to raise their newborn baby. It is a perfect place for a fresh start. Except that nothing is ever as perfect as it seems. As autumn nights close in around their home, they learn that darkness takes many forms. And sometimes that darkness is hungry. New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Maberry delivers an unsettling Audible Original that will give listeners the Halloween creeps all year round.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Scott Brick Rivals Vincent Price

  • By Forgettable Woman on 10-17-18

another knock out.

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

Reviewed: 10-15-18

this is another incredible short story by Jonathan Maberry and narration by Scott Brick. my favorite author and narrator finally together.

  • The X-Files: Cold Cases

  • By: Joe Harris, Chris Carter, Dirk Maggs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17,024
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 15,774
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15,693

Based upon the graphic novels by Joe Harris - with creative direction from series creator Chris Carter - and adapted specifically for the audio format by aural auteur Dirk Maggs ( The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Alien: Out of the Shadows), Cold Cases marks yet another thrilling addition to the pantheon of X-Files stories. Featuring a mind-blowing and otherworldly soundscape of liquefying aliens, hissing creatures, and humming spacecraft, listeners get to experience the duo's investigations like never before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-30-17

an excellent addition to the series

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

this will be enjoyable to any fan of the X-Files series. while I can say anyone can dive into this and its sequel book. so prior knowledge of the series would be helpful.
these books very much feel like episodes from the, in my opinion better, earlier seasons.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror with Meg: Origins

  • By: Steve Alten
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,617
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,512
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,506

On a top-secret dive into the Pacific Ocean's deepest canyon, Jonas Taylor found himself face-to-face with the largest and most ferocious predator in the history of the animal kingdom. The sole survivor of the mission, Taylor is haunted by what he's sure he saw but still can't prove exists-Carcharodon megalodon, the massive mother of the great white shark. The average prehistoric Meg weighs in at twenty tons and could tear apart a Tyrannosaurus rex in seconds.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exciting story!

  • By Julia on 09-10-16

clearly Jaws on crack.

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

Reviewed: 07-31-18

books was much better than I anticipated. picked it up on a wim after watching the meg: fact and fiction during this year's shark week. I found myself putting it on whenever I had a few moment.
action packed, good story and characters. I will be picking up the next in the series.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Dogs of War

  • A Joe Ledger Novel
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,559
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,387
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,372

A freelance terrorist uses the latest generation of robot dogs to deliver WMDs into cities across America. Sophisticated military weapons systems turn on their human masters. A technological apocalypse is coming, and we may be too late to stop it. Joe Ledger and a newly rebuilt Department of Military Sciences square off against this new and terrible threat.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not the Best in a FANTASTIC Series

  • By Bradley on 04-27-17

another amazing adventure

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

Reviewed: 07-28-18

I latched onto this series back on book three (assassins code) and it has been a roller coaster ride since. this book is no exception. a blend of scary science and action, humor, and heart you aren't sure if you would risk it becoming a movie or let it just live in your head.
aside from the masterful writing ray porter brings this book and the rest of the series to life.

  • The Children of Odin

  • By: Padraic Colum
  • Narrated by: Ulf Bjorklund
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 34

Before time as we know it began, gods and goddesses lived in the city of Asgard. Odin All Father crossed the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard. Thor defended Asgard with his mighty hammer. Mischievous Loki was constantly getting into trouble with the other gods, and dragons and giants walked free. This collection of Norse sagas retold by author Padraic Colum gives us a sense of that magical time when the world was filled with powers and wonders we can hardly imagine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narration at its best!

  • By Emilie J. Howard ~ Author on 06-15-17

excellent stories of Norse Mythology.

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

Reviewed: 06-07-18

a very good telling of the Norse Myths. I have been looking for classic tales and this book has it. by far the best book on Norse Mythology on Audible.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Jurassic Park

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,540
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,918
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,901

Audie Award, Science Fiction, 2016. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them - for a price.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • CHAOS THEORY

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-30-16

incredible.

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

Reviewed: 05-21-18

even though Jurassic Park is one if not my favorite movies, the book is far better. I have listened to it multiple times now. each time it's like researching a movie you cat h more and more details. a must read.

  • They Rot

  • The Rot, Book 1
  • By: Luke Kondor, Daniel Willcocks
  • Narrated by: Justin Fife
  • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4

Eight years ago, an infection hit London, before spreading outwards. Ninety percent of the population was either contained by the military, trampled during the riots, or infected by the disease. A disease that came to be known as The Rot. Colin Bolton survived the incident, but not without losing everything he held dear to him - his life, his love, and his humanity. Now, he's living at a farmhouse, acting as a bodyguard for a new surrogate family. Life is stable. He's making do. He’s surviving. That is...until a vagrant scavenger comes knocking at the door.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • the human experience

  • By Dan on 05-09-18

the human experience

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

I picked this up because I'm a huge fan of Hawk & Cleaver. At first I thought this was going to just be another zombie series. maybe in some cases it is.
there is strong writing and character development as I have come to expect.
This is very much in the same vain as the walking dead. much better though. it's about the people not the pathogens or virus.
it's about the human experience. how we as a species deal with the incredible stresses.

  • Brutal Bedtime Stories

  • A Supernatural Horror Story Collection
  • By: Ha-yong Bak, David Maloney, Kyle Alexander, and others
  • Narrated by: Paul Jenkins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 55

Is there anything as horrifying as what David's wife gave birth to? How about that advertisement Tobias found that was selling a human head, condition used? Then there's Ha-yong's experience in heaven (which isn't nearly as nice as it sounds)...and Kyle encountering that bionic cult that's a long way short of being human. Spine-tingling terror from horror writers around the world. Dozens of diverse short stories containing gruesome murders, supernatural mysteries, grotesque hellscapes, and more.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great collection of numerous Short Stories

  • By Ray Johnson on 03-03-18

great short horror

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

Reviewed: 05-02-18

a brilliant and chilling collection of short and one long horror stories. a must listen of both.