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  • The Great Alone

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,491
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,694
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,608

Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: He will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A Long, Hard Slog Through Endless Despair and Heartache

  • By Morro Schreiber on 04-11-18

Oh what a wonderful story...

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

I loved this book The characters are amazing. I was transported directly to this beautiful and harsh world. The book has ended and it's hard to let go. Thank you Kristin Hannah for giving me this adventure. Thank you Julia Whelan for your superb reading, you are always a pleasure to listen to.

  • The Zombie Chapters, Volume III

  • By: Daniel Fite
  • Narrated by: Ethan Sawyer
  • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

Jaw-dropping revelations and tantalizing new questions fill the pages of Volume III's action-packed chapters! In the longest Zombie Chapters installment yet, Brad and John awake to a new reality in Helena. Meanwhile, Dr. Claybourne makes a series of ever-more terrible discoveries in Conrad Memorial's small pathology lab. At Mirnyy Station, Piotr and the other survivors are caught in the grip of an intense Antarctic storm. Trapped in the Command Center, they struggle for answers - until an unexpected visitor arrives to bring clarity to their dire situation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What happened!!!!

  • By Carol on 10-30-15

What happened!!!!

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

Reviewed: 10-30-15

Any additional comments?

I loved these books what happened? Is this the end ? Are there no more!!! How can the author leave it this way?

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Fold

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,025
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,022
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 27,975

The folks in Mike Erikson's small New England town would say he's just your average, everyday guy. And that's exactly how Mike likes it. Sure, the life he's chosen isn't much of a challenge to someone with his unique gifts, but he's content with his quiet and peaceful existence. That is, until an old friend presents him with an irresistible mystery, one that Mike is uniquely qualified to solve.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fun premise, great performance, weak story

  • By J. Klinghoffer on 08-06-15

This is very good but I really loved "14".

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

Reviewed: 07-26-15

Any additional comments?

I am not really a reader of science fiction. This is about as deep as I go. I will read the next book Peter Clines brings us. Ray Porter is awesome as usual.

I like how he melds his worlds in his stories. Interesting and fun listen!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Wayfaring Stranger

  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,783
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,543
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,539

It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when 16-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde’s stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding Addition to the Holland/Texas Saga

  • By Charles Atkinson on 07-22-14

My first Burke listen...so where have I been?

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

Reviewed: 05-31-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes anyone would like this interesting well crafted story.

What does Will Patton bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Will Patton is one of my favorite narrators and one of the reasons I chose the book.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Not necessarily but always looked forward to it.

Any additional comments?

If this becomes a series I would keep going with it. I look forward to more of James L. Burke's novels.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Departure

  • By: A.G. Riddle
  • Narrated by: Nicola Barber, Scott Aiello
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,354
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,828
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,804

En route to London from New York, Flight 305 suddenly loses power and crash-lands in the English countryside, plunging a group of strangers into a mysterious adventure that will have repercussions for all of humankind. Struggling to stay alive, the survivors soon realize that the world they've crashed in is very different from the one they left. But where are they? Why are they here? And how will they get back home?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Sci-Fi Story With Lots of Twists and Turns

  • By Cheri on 09-01-15

Mixed Feelings...

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

Reviewed: 05-29-15

Any additional comments?

The narration was great. Interesting story. I especially liked the first part. Survivors rising to the challenge. How the mystery unfolds and wraps around. The book could have been longer or could have used a sequel. I felt there could have been better character development. There was a bigger story to tell.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Killer Next Door

  • By: Alex Marwood
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,080
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,773
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,761

Everyone who lives at 23 Beulah Grove has a secret. If they didn't, they wouldn't be renting rooms in a dodgy old building for cash - no credit check, no lease. It's the kind of place you end up when you you've run out of other options.The six residents mostly keep to themselves, but one unbearably hot summer night, a terrible accident pushes them into an uneasy alliance. What they don't know is that one of them is a killer. He's already chosen his next victim, and he'll do anything to protect his secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible--but not for the faint of heart

  • By Lesley on 01-11-15

One of the best books I have ever listened too!

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

Reviewed: 04-25-15

Which character – as performed by Imogen Church – was your favorite?

Cher, but Imogen Church is excellent with all characters!

Any additional comments?

I loved every minute of this novel. Great story build. Excellent characters inhabit this book. I really liked The Wicked Girls. This one is better. I am now a true fan of Alex Marwood, can't wait for what he brings us next.

Narration by Imogen Church is spot on. Wonderful voice. She is great and will look for her in other books.

48 of 51 people found this review helpful

  • The Remaining: Allegiance

  • By: D.J. Molles
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,433
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,227
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,227

This is the fifth novel in the action-packed series following Special Forces Captain Lee Harden and a group of survivors struggling to make their way in a ruined world. After a bacterium has turned 90 percent of the population into a ravenous horde, Lee must complete his mission: SURVIVE, RESCUE, REBUILD.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Got sucked in...

  • By JLM on 03-12-15

Love This Series.....love it!

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

Reviewed: 04-07-15

Any additional comments?

I think The Remaining would be a great on TV for Walking Dead fans. Great characters. I am very invested in them. I am so looking forward to the next book!

  • Dead Wake

  • The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
  • By: Erik Larson
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,857
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,846
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,830

On May 1, 1915, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone, and for months, its U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Naivety VS Barbarians Of War

  • By Sara on 03-05-16

Really interesting and I learned a lot...

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

Reviewed: 03-20-15

What did you like best about this story?

History of the passengers and captain you become invested in their real stories. Insight on President Wilson I would have never known. Also the German u-boat perspective.

What about Scott Brick’s performance did you like?

He is perfect.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It was an intense listen for me.

  • Impasse

  • A Novel
  • By: Royce Scott Buckingham
  • Narrated by: Allan Robertson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 328
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 299

Forty and facing a midlife crisis, Stu Stark has lost his mojo. He simply gave up after being fired from his prestigious job as a prosecuting attorney for losing the biggest case of his career. So when Stu's best friend gifts him a one-week trip into the Alaskan wilderness to rediscover his manhood, Stu thinks it just might do him some good. But after a horrible week, Stu is crushed when he realizes no one is coming back for him.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Suspense, Murder, Revenge, and FUN too!

  • By Jacqueline on 03-16-15

Great Fun Listen...really liked it!

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

Reviewed: 03-20-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Sure would.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

A page turner well if you were reading it. Great listen great narrator! This book was fun for me!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes I almost did.

Any additional comments?

Adventure, surprises, survival, revenge. Characters to love and hate.

  • Well Fed

  • Mountain Man, Book 4
  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,828
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,556
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,535

After nearly four years, the zombie epidemic has almost burnt itself out. Gus' new life on a communal farm is peaceful. The daily routine of policing the fields is rarely disrupted by straying undead. His drinking binges are over. Long days have thrown time over the memories of Annapolis. But this will all change.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best f*** series of books ever

  • By Brandie Beckman on 03-14-15

Best of the Series!

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

Reviewed: 03-04-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

You bet but you have to start from the beginning.

What did you like best about this story?

I like the way the undead progressed in this series. I also liked the addition of the " undead plague" that follows the zombies.

What does R.C. Bray bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

R.C. Bray one of my favorites. He is so good.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Loved Ollie, his thoughts on his situation and how he handled himself.

Any additional comments?

I will miss Gus. I wish there were more. Well Done!

13 of 14 people found this review helpful