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  • Little Killers A to Z: An Alphabet of Horror

  • By: Howard Odentz
  • Narrated by: Ken Kamlet
  • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

EPIC award finalist Howard Odentz has penned 26 disturbingly fascinating horror stories about the youngest predators among us. From Andy and Boris to Yuri and Zina, this eclectic anthology is filled, A to Z, with psychopaths, monsters, and murderers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Creepy Stories

  • By Jacqueline Hicks on 01-18-19

Little Killers A to Z

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

Reviewed: 01-22-19

Fantastic. I loved this book. When it started out I thought that it was going to be very cheesy. It was looking like a fairy tale take on murderous tots. Um, that wasn't the case and I could not have been further from the truth. My favorite story was B is for Boris, and Rifka, and Vlad. I knew it was going to be weird, but it made me so glad I started this book. Not every story was particularly gruesome in the way of blood and guts. Some were downright tough to go through because you knew it was gonna be bad like K is for Kieran Who Fights in a Ring. That story was a gut punch... I knew what was coming and I still wasn't ready for it. The stories were well written and the narration was spot on. Great book.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

  • Humanity's Edge

  • The Complete Trilogy
  • By: Paul B Kohler
  • Narrated by: Wayne Mitchell
  • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 21

The Crazed are flesh-hungry monsters. Can civilization survive...and escape from the edge of humanity? Three books of non-stop zombie action that audiences are calling "fresh" with "dollops of violence" to satisfy even the most discriminating post-apocalyptic fan. From an Amazon best-selling author.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • An honest review

  • By W. Pierce on 01-01-19

Humanity's Edge

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

Reviewed: 01-22-19

First, let me say that I didn't hate the books. There were a lot of positive and fun parts and there was good chemistry with some of the characters. The idea of what caused the event and the escalation of the plot was interesting if not completely original. I liked the main protagonists with their flaws and their drive to survive. I even liked the antagonists (the ones behind the curtain) and their vicious manner.
I had a hard time with some of the story where it seemed disjointed and the end which seemed forced. It was a long ride and there were a lot of moving parts, but at times I felt kind of lost. It might have been me, but it didn't gel for me completely. The narration was also something that I didn't really connect with. Some of the characters were done to perfection, but most everyone outside of the main couple of characters didn't work for me. I sped up the narration and that helped a bit.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

  • Sticky Fingers: The Complete Box Set Collection

  • 36 Deliciously Twisted Short Stories
  • By: JT Lawrence
  • Narrated by: Roshina Ratnam, Bianca Flanders
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

This compelling collection of 36 short stories by JT Lawrence is diverse, dark-humored, and deliciously bite-sized.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice collections of short stories

  • By VonB on 11-01-18

Sticky Fingers Collection

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

Reviewed: 01-22-19

I love short stories and JT Lawrence is such a top-notch author that I jumped at the chance to get this. I am a big fan of Roshina Ratnam's narration, but Bianca Flanders did an exceptional job here as well. These stories are great and so varied in content. From the scary to the surreal, I don't think there was one that I can remember not enjoying. If you enjoy short stories, grab this collection because you will not be disappointed.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

  • The Memory Hacker

  • A Cyberpunk Conspiracy Thriller
  • By: JT Lawrence
  • Narrated by: Michael T. Bradley
  • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

A medical scanner shocks Talia by telling her she's given birth before. Talia's sure the AI is glitching, but it's stirred something deep in her memory. Will she risk remembering?  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Theresa Horton on 12-25-18

The Memory Hacker

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

Reviewed: 01-22-19

I really enjoy JT Lawrence. I have read a lot by her and almost everything has been superb. This is no exception. This story was short but sweet and right in line with the futuristic semi-dystopian world she has created. I am a big fan. The story was read well and the creative way the story unfolded was great.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

  • Manuscript 512

  • By: Rick Chesler
  • Narrated by: David Loving
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

For centuries, would-be explorers have examined a document written in 1753 rumored to hold the key to locating the so-called Lost City of Z, a fortified settlement containing many treasures and built entirely of gold. Thought to be buried somewhere within the Mato Grosso region of the Amazon rain forest, the lure of the vanished riches has long proven deadly to treasure seekers. Dr. Hunter Winslow, fired from a lucrative professorship for stealing rare documents in order to gain a competitive edge, thinks the key to Manuscript 512 lies not in its words, but in its paper itself. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Adventurous.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 01-08-19

Manuscript 512

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

Reviewed: 12-30-18

Manuscript 512 started out as an adventure story about an obsessed historian and ended up much differently. I enjoyed the story overall, but the narration was difficult for me to follow along with most times since I was not able to distinguish the characters by the voices given them. It was sort of one voice for everyone. That said, it didn't really detract from my overall enjoyment of the tale. I don't want to ruin it, but it gets fun at the end. At least I thought so. Don't take it too seriously and just enjoy it for the story it is.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

  • The Mark

  • Supernatural Horror Series, Book 2
  • By: Lee Mountford
  • Narrated by: Hannibal Hills
  • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 52

Kirsty Thompson is no stranger to trauma. But when a vicious attack leaves her drugged and disoriented, she never expected to wake up to a permanent scar. She starts having demonic visions, all linked to the ancient symbol carved deep into her back.... With the help of her best friend, Kirsty discovers the mark originates from the Devil's Bible and forges a connection between her and a terrifying creature. As they track the man who assaulted her to a satanic cult, the beast hunts them from the shadows. Can Kirsty escape the devil worshipers and her bond with the heinous creature?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Mountford hits The Mark with this

  • By Spooky Mike on 12-26-18

The Mark

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

First, let me say that this is not as bloody as Lee Mountford's other book, "Tormented". It is not tame though. I thought I had a handle on the direction the story was going and then it changed on me. I love how no character is sacred enough not to bludgeon to death. This is not a possession story in the classic sense which I really enjoyed. I felt bad for some of the antagonists, but I really liked the ending. Don't read this if you don't like horror. There is some horrific content enclosed in the pages of this book.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

  • Astropithecus

  • By: George Saoulidis
  • Narrated by: Ralph Scott
  • Length: 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

An asteroid parks on Earth's orbit, and Alex Jones is sent to collect samples and figure it out. But the passenger is chatty, and his revelations are mind-blowing. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Astropithecus

  • By Tiffany on 01-23-19

Astropithecus

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

Reviewed: 12-20-18

This was a crazy, wonderful story. I loved the content and the way it was narrated. It is short and there isn't a way to describe it better than the summary. Read it, listen to it, just enjoy it. This is the way a short story should be. See you in 50 years.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

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  • Malefic

  • House of Souls, Book 2
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

The move into 889 Morgan Road was supposed to be a fresh start for Joseph Dubois and his family. What they got instead was a nightmare. At night, guttural noises issue from behind the walls, and the family reports seeing a terrifying figure wandering the premises. Desperately seeking someone with experience in supernatural matters, Joseph calls upon his uncle, Marcel. Retired surgeon Marcel Dubois has a special gift: The ability to communicate with his dead wife. Harnessing this gift allows him to plumb the depths of the afterlife and to confront the paranormal. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Buy the Cheap House in a Nice Neighborhood

  • By Spooky Mike on 11-13-18

Malefic

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

I enjoyed this more than the first book. I don't always get to say that, but it is the case here. It wasn't the way it ended, but it was interesting how Ambrose Ibsen developed the history of the story and gave the characters a chance to survive the tale. This book series is an enjoyable break from the everyday haunted house story. I like this take on it a lot. As far as Joe Hemple, I feel like his narration gets better every time I listen to him. Really good job.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Founding Fathers: Biographies of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin

  • By: Shane Costello
  • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
  • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

This audiobook includes biographies on the following men: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The Founding Fathers of the United States led the American Revolution against the Kingdom of Great Britain. Most were descendants of colonists settled in the Thirteen Colonies in North America.  

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • not really biography

  • By Mike on 02-21-19

The Founding Fathers

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

I really enjoyed this book and was able to listen to it with my daughter and get her interested in learning more about US History. That is a really big plus for us these days. I thought that the narrator did a really good job reading the information and he sounded excited about it as well. Just a really concise collection of biographies that can be used to jumpstart interest in how we came to be a nation.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.

  • The Afton Morrison Series

  • Afton Morrison, Books 1-4
  • By: Brent Jones
  • Narrated by: Kristin James, Wyatt Baker, Brent Jones
  • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 32

Afton Morrison, 26, is a small-town children’s librarian by day, on a murderous mission to make the world a better place by night. From the hunt for a violent sexual predator to the last stand against her tormentor, The Afton Morrison Series delves into a world of moral ambiguity and is told in four thrilling parts. Packed with suspense, grit, and action, this collection delivers an unlikely heroine in the form of a disturbed vigilante murderess....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Randy Murphy on 11-19-18

The Afton Morrison Series

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

Go Home, Afton introduces us to Afton. A small town librarian with a secret. I thought the idea of creating a character with an innocuous profession that aspires to become a ruthless killer was great but tricky to pull off. Animus is a really fun addition to the mix of colorful characters. I love her interactions with her co-workers and how she internalizes her killer instinct, waiting for a chance to unleash it. I thought the man in shadows was an interesting dynamic as well. Looking forward to reading the rest of the series.

See You Soon, Afton is a really fun book. I thought that the kidnapping of her friend did a great job forcing Afton into fully accepting who she has been destined to be. She has to jump through hoops to try and save her friend before time runs out and she has to continue to unweave the secrets of her past. All while escaping the law as a wanted person of interest. There is a lot in here and I don't want to spoil anything.

Nice Try, Afton is the third book in the Afton Morrison series. It was a really good finally to the base story. That is how I took it at least. The book follows Afton while she tries to finish the fight against her rivals and attempts to not drag her growing cadre of friends along with her. I thought that Brent Jones did a good job growing Afton as a character in this book. I feel like she came into her own here.

Time's Up, Afton was maybe my least favorite of the series, but it was still a rather good read. It tied things up rather nicely (with just a small opening for another?). Afton was an interesting character in the book, but she seemed less complete in this story than the others in my opinion. Not sure why really. Overall, it was a fun series that vaguely reminded me of the Dexter TV series... not the books.

This story was given to me for free at my request for my voluntary and unbiased review.