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Richard H Weeks III

DUBLIN, OH, US
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  • Promise of Blood

  • By: Brian McClellan
  • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
  • Length: 19 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,681
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,381
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,379

Stretched to his limit, Tamas is relying heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be his estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty is being tested by blackmail. But when gods are involved.... Now, as attacks batter them from within and without, the credulous are whispering about omens of death and destruction. Just old peasant legends about the gods waking to walk the earth. No modern educated man believes that sort of thing. But they should....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best debut novel in many years!

  • By Marlene on 04-22-13

Gets better.

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

Reviewed: 12-21-18

starts slow but gets better. Interesting idea of magic with some magic coming from gun powder.

  • The Collapsing Empire

  • The Interdependency, Book 1
  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,065
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,197
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,154

Our universe is ruled by physics, and faster-than-light travel is not possible - until the discovery of The Flow, an extradimensional field we can access at certain points in space-time that transports us to other worlds, around other stars. Humanity flows away from Earth, into space, and in time forgets our home world and creates a new empire, the Interdependency, whose ethos requires that no one human outpost can survive without the others. It's a hedge against interstellar war - and a system of control for the rulers of the empire.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Dumb

  • By clifford on 02-05-18

Good story.

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

Reviewed: 08-29-18

Needs better voice difference between male and female characters and it was weird listening to Will made me think of star trek.

  • Full Moon Rising

  • Riley Jenson, Guardian, Book 1
  • By: Keri Arthur
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 924
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 510
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 516

A rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, Riley Jenson and her twin brother, Rhoan, work for Melbourne's Directorate of Other Races, an organization created to police the supernatural races, and protect humans from their depredations. While Rhoan is an exalted guardian, a.k.a. assassin, Riley is merely an office worker, until her brother goes missing on one of his missions. The timing couldn't be worse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed this entire series!

  • By Sharon on 02-05-09

A lot of sex in this book.

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

Reviewed: 12-20-17

I guess I didn't know what I was getting. Still had a good story. I have never listen to this author before.

  • The Paths of the Dead

  • Book One of the Viscount of Adrilankha
  • By: Steven Brust
  • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

Two hundred years after Adron’s Disaster, in which Dragaera City was accidentally reduced to an ocean of chaos by an experiment in wizardry gone wrong, the Empire isn’t what it used to be. Deprived at a single blow of their Emperor, of the Orb that is the focus of the Empire’s power, of their capital city with its Impe-rial bureaucracy, and of a great many of their late fellow citizens, the surviving Dragaerans have been limping through a long Interregnum, bereft even of the simple magic and sorcery they were accustomed to use in everyday life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Irksome, but I want to read more Brust

  • By Kat Hooper on 10-30-12

Weird style of writing.

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

Reviewed: 11-13-17

It was ok. Every chapter had a historical narrative overview or something. And conversation structure of the people, which was probably written that way to make them unique, just dragged out the conversations. Other than that it had a good story.

  • Revelation Space

  • By: Alastair Reynolds
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,843
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,169
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,170

Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight. Now one scientist, Dan Sylveste, will stop at nothing to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself. With no other resources at his disposal, Sylveste forges a dangerous alliance with the cyborg crew of the starship Nostalgia for Infinity. But as he closes in on the secret, a killer closes in on him because the Amarantin were destroyed for a reason.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Challenging noir space opera bursting with ideas

  • By cmthomas on 02-03-10

good

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

Reviewed: 10-26-17

Needed better breaks between chapters, it just seemed to jump into new scenes without any notice.. otherwise good.

  • The Circle of Sorcerers

  • A Mages of Bloodmyr Novel: Book #1
  • By: Brian Kittrell
  • Narrated by: Justin D. Torres
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 76

When Laedron Telpist's sorcery training is interrupted by a knock on the door, what once seemed a proper profession must now be hidden. In a world where priests and mages vie for the limitless power of the elements and a new Grand Vicar has sworn death to all sorcerers, Laedron is tossed into a nightmare which would see his destruction at every turn.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The storyline is great!

  • By WHYNDELL on 01-03-12

Good and got better.

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

Reviewed: 04-10-16

It started slow, but ended pretty good. it definitely gets you hooked for the next book.