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  • Hired to Kill

  • Nathan McBride, Book 7
  • By: Andrew Peterson
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,081
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,032
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034

After simultaneous deadly terror attacks on San Diego and Washington, DC, hammer the nation, Nathan learns that the mass murders weren't random events - they targeted his family. And the threat is far from over. Part of a larger plot involving a sabotaged North Korean bioweapons facility and an ISIS training camp in northern Mexico, a third attack - bigger than 9/11 - is being hatched by cold-blooded killers.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Losing interest in this series

  • By Chris on 08-06-18

And the hits just keep on coming!

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

Reviewed: 08-01-18

Nate and Harvey are still at it, and as good as ever. From selfless acts of human kindness, to selfless acts of incredible bravery, this one has it all.

Enjoy...

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  • Trap the Devil

  • Dewey Andreas, Book 7
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,407
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,267
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,255

A group of some of the most powerful people in the government, the military, and the private sector has begun a brutal plan to quietly take over the reins of the US government. They've begun to remove the people who stand in their way - and replace them with their own sympathizers and puppets. They've already taken out the Speaker of the House - whose death was made to look like an accidental drowning - and the president and vice president are next.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Jay Snyder show become familiar with nomenclatures

  • By Luke on 08-17-17

It's really good, just not the same

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

Reviewed: 07-26-17

It's amazing how the right narration can become a part of the book or series, and can take a really good book to the next level...this narrator didn't do that. Really miss Peter's narration of this book. The book is good, the characters are well defined and the story line is believable. It's just that the narration didn't work for me. Still a great read, though maybe not a great listen

  • Threat Vector

  • By: Tom Clancy, Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Lou Diamond Phillips
  • Length: 18 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,585
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,639
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,641

Jack Ryan has only just moved back into the Oval Office when he is faced with a new international threat. An aborted coup in the People's Republic of China has left President Wei Zhen Lin with no choice but to agree with the expansionist policies of General Su Ke Quiang. They have declared the South China Sea a protectorate and are planning an invasion of Taiwan. The Ryan administration is determined to thwart China’s ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high as a new breed of powerful Chinese anti-ship missiles endanger the US Navy's plans to protect the island.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Clancy that gave us Clear & Present...

  • By Charles Atkinson on 12-15-12

I'm gonna have to stop listening to these.

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

Reviewed: 12-04-16

Another book with too much detail. Too much back story...just too much. Got lost in the details until it became clear that I just didn't like this.

  • Coup d'Etat

  • Dewey Andreas, Book 2
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: David de Vries
  • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,038
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,662
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,637

When a fragile peace breaks down and promptly devolves into a rapidly escalating shooting war between Pakistan and India, the U.S. must intervene. With only hours remaining before the conflict reaches a deadly point of no return, the White House must find a way to shut it down immediately or risk the likelihood of a new global war. A radical cleric has become the democratically elected president of Pakistan and uses a brutal incident in the Kashmir region as an opportunity to ignite war with India. The highly lethal conventional war spins out of control when Pakistan initiates a nuclear attack.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dewey Andreas Saves the Day ... Again!

  • By Susan on 03-18-12

Gotta Love Dewey

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

Reviewed: 12-04-16

Coes is at his best again. A high octane page turner that keeps you riveted.

  • Contract to Kill

  • Nathan McBride, Book 5
  • By: Andrew Peterson
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,304
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,124

When Toby Haynes witnesses a double murder - and suspects his boss, Tanner Mason, as the perpetrator of the crime - he does the only thing he can think of: He calls in Nathan McBride. CIA special ops veteran McBride and his partner, Harvey Fontana, respond to their friend's plea. As they launch a covert investigation into Mason, the security chief for one of the nation's leading private military contractors, they discover that not everything is as it appears.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 02-16-16

Some things just get better with time

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

Reviewed: 08-01-16

Nathan McBride does not disappoint, he just keeps getting better and better. While Nathan becomes a more rounded character, when we need the old Nathan, he does not let us down.

  • First Strike

  • A Thriller
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
  • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,041
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,716
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,705

Deep within the Pentagon, a covert multibillion arms-for-influence program was created. The objective was to protect the United States and its allies from terrorist acts by secretly enabling a handpicked man to emerge as the most powerful leader in the Middle East. But the charismatic Tristan Nazir double-crosses America, twisting the program for his own violent ends to create ISIS. Now America is at great risk.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • His best book ever

  • By Sally E. Sasser on 07-08-16

Not enough Dewey!

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

Reviewed: 07-18-16

Would you listen to First Strike again? Why?

No

Have you listened to any of Peter Hermann’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Peter is great...he is Dewey.

Any additional comments?

Not enough of Dewey. The story drags until Dewey is directly involved in the action.

  • The Last Refuge

  • Dewey Andreas, Book 3
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,793
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,547
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,545

p>With time running out to stop the nuclear destruction of Tel Aviv, Dewey Andreas must defeat his most fearsome opponent yet. Off a quiet street in Brooklyn, New York, Israeli Special Forces commander Kohl Meir is captured by operatives of the Iranian secret service, who smuggle Meir back to Iran, where he is imprisoned, tortured, and prepared for a show trial. What they don’t know is that Meir was in New York to recruit Dewey Andreas for a secret operation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Last Refuge but hopefully not the last of Dewey!

  • By Susan on 08-21-12

Incredible

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

Reviewed: 02-01-15

If you could sum up The Last Refuge in three words, what would they be?

Exciting, exciting, exciting

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

Absolutely. In his distinctive, subdued style, Dewey is pure energy ready to strike.

Have you listened to any of Peter Hermann’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Peter is back, and he is perfect for this series. Check out Private if you like Peter.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Hold on for the ride!

Any additional comments?

No

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  • Force of Nature

  • A Joe Pickett Novel, Book 12
  • By: C. J. Box
  • Narrated by: David Chandler
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,679
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,506
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,503

New York Times best-selling author C. J. Box delivers a novel starring Joe Pickett’s sidekick: fan favorite Nate Romanowski.

In Force of Nature, trouble comes calling from Nate’s past in the Special Forces, and the colleague he once called a friend won’t stop until those who know a deadly secret are silenced. Everyone close to Nate is at risk, including Joe and his family. To save them, Nate will have to convince law-abiding Joe to finally break a few rules along the way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best mystery series ever----great performance of t

  • By Byron on 08-16-12

A Exciting Read and a Great Series

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

Reviewed: 02-26-14

What made the experience of listening to Force of Nature the most enjoyable?

It's a rare treat to stumble across a good book. It's even better to find out its one of a large series!