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  • The Elephant Whisperer

  • My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
  • By: Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,022
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,602
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,613

>When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse. But he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them. In order to save their lives, Anthony took them in. In the years that followed he became a part of their family. And as he battled to create a bond with the elephants, he came to realize that they had a great deal to teach him about life, loyalty, and freedom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful story, beautifully written

  • By Tango on 01-12-13

Absolutely wonderful book!!!!

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

Reviewed: 12-19-18

I can not say enough about this book. I was pulled in from the beginning and my emotions throughout this amazing story was were jolted every step of the way. Lawrence Anthony is an outstanding human being. I wish that one day we could all think and live as he does protecting every single animal we encounter. I only hope that one day I can meet him and his wife. Thank you Mr. Anthony for sharing your story with the world!

  • Watchers

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,513
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,390
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,384

On his thirty-sixth birthday, Travis Cornell hikes into the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains. But his path is soon blocked by a bedraggled Golden Retriever who will let him go no further into the dark woods. That morning, Travis had been desperate to find some happiness in his lonely, seemingly cursed life. What he finds is a dog of alarming intelligence that soon leads him into a relentless storm of mankind’s darkest creation....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A stunning masterpiece that leaves you with hope.

  • By Anonymous User on 08-31-18

Now, one of my favorites.....

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

I loved this book. Dean Koontz nailed it with this one. It kept me on the edge wondering about where this story was going.

  • Cause of Death

  • Kay Scarpetta Series, Book 7
  • By: Patricia Cornwell
  • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

It's New Year's Eve, the final night of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, and another poor soul has turned up dead. Ted Eddings, a scuba diver and investigative reporter who was a favorite at the medical examiner's office, is found 30 feet below the Elizabeth River's icy surface. Kay Scarpetta, chief medical examiner for the state of Virginia, can't help but wonder why she received a phone call from someone reporting the death before the police were notified.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Book 7. Cause of Death

  • By Betty on 10-24-18

I love The Scarpetta series

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

I love the Scarpetta series but I did not like the speaker for this book. It was hard to determine what character was talking. The story line was ok but not her best.

  • Mr. Murder

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Jay O. Sanders
  • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 922
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 799
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 798

Martin Stillwater has a vivid imagination. It charms his loving wife, delights his two little daughters, and gives him all the inspiration he needs to write his highly successful mystery novels. But maybe Martin’s imagination is a bit too vivid.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Koontz!

  • By mercyjam317 on 08-25-17

Dean Koontz nails it again!

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

Reviewed: 04-23-18

I have never been disappointed with any Dean Koontz books! He is an amazing writer and keeps the reader captive to the end! Loved it.

  • A Darkness More Than Night

  • Booktrack Edition
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Richard Davidson
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

Harry Bosch is up to his neck in a case that has transfixed all of celebrity-mad Los Angeles: a movie director is charged with murdering an actress during sex and then staging her death to make it look like a suicide. Bosch is both the arresting officer and the star witness in a trial that has brought the Hollywood media pack out in full-throated frenzy. Meanwhile, Terry McCaleb is enjoying an idyllic retirement on Catalina Island when a visit from an old colleague brings his former world rushing back.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • good story good reader

  • By John Watts on 04-12-18

Not His Best

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

Reviewed: 03-28-18

The narrator was horrible, otherwise would of been a better listen. His female voices sounded like women who has smoked for years! Lol

1 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Chaos

  • A Scarpetta Novel
  • By: Patricia Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,715
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,531
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,530

In the quiet of twilight, on an early autumn day, 26-year-old Elisa Vandersteel is killed while riding her bicycle along the Charles River. It appears she was struck by lightning - except the weather is perfectly clear, with not a cloud in sight. Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the Cambridge Forensic Center's director and chief, decides at the scene that this is no accidental act of God. Her investigation becomes complicated when she begins receiving a flurry of bizarre poems from an anonymous cyberbully who calls himself Tailend Charlie.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Another chance, another disappointment.

  • By Lonna on 11-24-16

Not what I expected of this writer

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

Reviewed: 12-01-16

I expected a lot better from Ms. Cornell. It was as if she was rushed to do this book. Also the reader was terrible! Did not represent the book very well at all.

  • Missing You

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,968
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,302
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,291

Number-one New York Times best-selling author Harlan Coben set huge sales records with last year’s Six Years - and he’s poised to do it again in his next breathtaking stand-alone thriller. Harlan Coben, author of six consecutive instant number-one New York Times best sellers and a total of 24 award-winning, best-selling, and internationally acclaimed novels, returns with another ripped-from-real-life thriller full of impossibly high emotional stakes and the real-to-life characters for which he has become famous.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A different and wonderful crime thriller!

  • By Wayne on 11-23-15

First time with this author

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

Reviewed: 10-31-16

the book started out slow but picked up in the middle. I would read another one of his books.

  • One Door Away from Heaven

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Anne Twomey
  • Length: 21 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,950
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,529
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,527

In a dusty trailer park on the far edge of the California dream, Michelina wants to change the direction of her troubled life but can't find her way. When a new family settles into the rental trailer next door, Micky meets the young girl who will change her forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Koontz outdoes himself

  • By Perk4me on 06-11-08

Good but not Koontz' best.

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

Reviewed: 10-25-16

This was a good story but not one of Koontz' best. I really enjoy his books and have been reading (listening) to them for years.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Black Notice

  • By: Patricia Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383

Following the post mortem of a stowaway that reveals neither cause of death nor identity, Dr. Kay Scarpetta travels to Paris in search of information. In Paris she is given a secret mission--one that could ruin her career.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Now this is the Patricia Cornwell writing that is that is awesome

  • By Toni on 11-23-15

Good but not as Great as the others.

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

Reviewed: 06-02-16

I love the Scarpetta series, but this one wasn't as good or intense as the others.