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  • Alien: Out of the Shadows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,453
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,689
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23,626

As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell - and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a work that I highly recommend

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 05-02-16

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

Animated. I felt like I was watching a movie without the screen. It was entertaining but not my cup of tea. I like the insight and depth of a character that you get from a book. Well done but shallow.

  • Zero G

  • By: Dan Wells
  • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller, Margaret Ying Drake, Josh Hurley, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,435
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,395

Twelve-year-old Zero is traveling with 20,000 people for 105 years to colonize a new planet. Everyone is in stasis, so they'll be safe during the trip, but when Zero's pod malfunctions it wakes him early, like 105 years early. At first he's excited to be the only one awake - he has the entire ship to himself, so he can go anywhere and see and do and eat anything he wants - but when a family of space pirates show up, trying to hijack the ship and kidnap the colonizers, Zero has to think fast and find a way to stop them all on his own.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Passengers movie with space pirates

  • By Kingsley on 12-07-18

Cute children’s story

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

Reviewed: 01-03-19

Good for a change story. I liked the sense of adventure that Zero and his friend had.

  • West Cork

  • By: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Narrated by: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24,625
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,015
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22,019

This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery. Gripping, yet ever elusive, join the real-life hunt for answers in the year’s first not-to-be-missed, true-crime series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ENTERTAINING AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING

  • By Ann on 02-13-18

Very different

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

Reviewed: 02-16-18

This book was interesting and different from what I expected. Two reporters investigating a murder 2 decades old. The interviews with actual people involved and choreographed quite well. I couldn't put it down! And it's Free! Until May.

  • Warmage

  • Spellmonger, Book 2
  • By: Terry Mancour
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 27 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,428
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,785
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,743

After facing a hopeless siege, an implacable foe and an impossible escape, you would think that Minalan the Spellmonger would be able to rest - but the armies of the undead goblin shaman Shereul (known as the Dead God to his human victims) are rolling over the western reaches of the rustic Duchy of Alshar and is headed toward the heart of the Duchy of Castal. Thousands are fleeing for their lives as hordes of goblins pour out of Boval Vale and devastate the rugged fiefs of the Alshari Wilderlands.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An amazing story, written in a frustrating format

  • By Jared on 07-11-17

I like his style!

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

Reviewed: 05-22-17

I find the author funny and the narrator in tune. Good story line. I look forward to book three.

  • Without Warning

  • By: Joel C. Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: David de Vries
  • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,243
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,140

As he prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, the president of the United States is convinced the Islamic State is on the run, about to be crushed by American forces once and for all. But New York Times foreign correspondent J. B. Collins tells the president he's dead wrong. With the Middle East on fire, the Israeli prime minister dead, and Amman in ruins, Collins fears a catastrophic attack inside the American homeland is imminent.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wow

  • By Mark Mirza on 03-17-17

So Good

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

Reviewed: 03-26-17

I love Joel Rosenberg. I have read just about everything he has written. He is spot on about so much. He scares me so much sometimes because I know he knows what he is talking about.

  • The Potato Factory

  • The Australian Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Bryce Courtenay
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
  • Length: 23 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,362
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,225

Always leave a little salt on the bread. Ikey Solomon's favorite saying is also his way of doing business, and in the business of thieving he's very successful indeed. Ikey's partner in crime is his mistress, the forthright Mary Abacus, until misfortune befalls them. They are parted and each must make the harsh journey from thriving nineteenth century London to the convict settlement of Van Diemen's Land.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best audiobook of the year!

  • By karen on 11-30-05

Very good story.

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

Reviewed: 03-14-17

This is one of the best books I have listened to on audible books. I am so pleased with this book. Well done. Kudos to the author.

  • The Godling Chronicles Omnibus

  • Books 1-3
  • By: Brian D. Anderson
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 35 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,105
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,941
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,950

Darkness comes as a new power rises in Angrääl. The Dark Knight has betrayed the gods and stolen The Sword of Truth, trapping them in heaven. With the power of the Sword, he can reshape the world and bring death to all who oppose him. Only one thing stands between the darkness and the light - Gewey Stedding. Only he has the power to stand against the oncoming storm. Only he can mend the world. But only if he can discover his power.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Lower your standards if you plan to read this.

  • By Matthew on 10-19-16

I don't like to give bad reviews but...

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

Reviewed: 11-21-16

So drawn out. It was very hard to keep going. Don't think I will listen to the books in the series Not my favorite.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier
    The Secret Files
    
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    Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    226 ratings
    Overall 3.4
  • Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier

  • The Secret Files
  • By: Marvel Press
  • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
  • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 202

Steve Rogers, known to the world as Captain America, continues his affiliation with S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury and the Avengers. But Steve struggles to fit in the modern world, and now his past will come back to haunt him.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • what?

  • By m on 05-10-15

Entertained a 7 year old

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

Reviewed: 12-31-14

I bought this book for my 7 year old grandson. It is only an hour and a half which is a long time to captivate an active boy. He listened to it on an airplane flight and gave it a thumbs up. I saw him stop what he was doing several times and just listen. He told me he would like more books like that.

  • The Atlantis Gene

  • The Origin Mystery, Book 1
  • By: A.G. Riddle
  • Narrated by: Stephen Bel Davies
  • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,619
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6,861
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,879

Seventy thousand years ago, the human race almost went extinct. We survived, but no one knows how.

Until now. The countdown to the next stage of human evolution is about to begin, and humanity might not survive this time. The Immari are good at keeping secrets. For 2,000 years, they've hidden the truth about human evolution. They've also searched for an ancient enemy - a threat that could wipe out the human race. Now the search is over.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderfully Horrible

  • By Laura Roderick on 07-29-17

Not my favorite

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

Reviewed: 12-05-14

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

I am not sure, I kept waiting for it to get better. I am still waiting

What could A. G. Riddle have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

I am not sure

Which character – as performed by Stephen Bel Davies – was your favorite?

I did not have a favorite character

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

No

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Edge of Darkness

  • Babylon Rising, Book 4
  • By: Bob Phillips, Tim LaHaye
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Bob Phillips
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 316
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216

In The Edge of Darkness, LaHaye reveals the meaning behind some of the most carefully guarded Biblical prophecies to expose a conspiracy with terrifying consequences for our modern world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Robert's Review

  • By Robert the Dispatcher on 04-16-16

Another adventure!

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

Reviewed: 11-22-14

Would you listen to The Edge of Darkness again? Why?

Yes, it is interesting and intriguing.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Michael of course. He reminds me of Indiana Jones

What about Paul Michael and Bob Phillips ’s performance did you like?

The narrators were good. Easy to follow and do very well on their accents