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  • Deep Silence

  • A Joe Ledger Novel
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,272
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,164
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,161

Terrorists-for-hire have created a weapon that can induce earthquakes and cause dormant volcanoes to erupt. One terrifying side effect of the weapon is that prior to the devastation, the vibrations drive ordinary people to suicide and violence. A wave of madness begins sweeping the country beginning with a mass shooting in Congress. Joe Ledger and his team go on a wild hunt to stop the terrorists and uncover the global superpower secretly funding them. At every step the stakes increase as it becomes clear that the endgame of this campaign of terror is igniting the Yellowstone caldera.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deep Silence Shines Loudly!

  • By Tracy P. on 11-13-18

Could have been great but..

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

Reviewed: 11-04-18

So I found the Joe Ledger series about the time of Kill Switch, I binged through the whole series and loved it. Now in the latest installment it seems Mayberry inserts a real world political opinion into a wonderful fantasy series. I have to say, that killed it for me. I did finish the book because I couldn’t leave it unfinished, but I won’t listen to another. It was a good book but.... It baffles me when people in business or entertainment use their platform to push politics, no matter which slant.
I cringe when I see or hear that because when I want to be entertained or want to make a purchase do not care what the political views of the vendor are and don’t want to hear them. Furthermore I question the intelligence involved when making your political views known in a time of such polarization when at best you alienate half of your potential customers. And for what gain?
From an artistic perspective, imagine when someone 10-20 years from now stumble onto this series and then they hear/read obvious political satire aimed at the current president. It makes the material dated and devalues the series. Inserting a somewhat political ideal is one thing. For example, imagine if Heinlein made personal and petty digs about President Eisenhower in Starship Troopers that were current in 1959. I’d argue that it wouldn’t be the timeless classic that it is today.
There is a large selection of political books to choose from if you enjoy that drivel but I didn’t expect to find it here.
But to each his own I suppose.

11 of 23 people found this review helpful

  • Absolution: A Novel

  • By: Ava Harrison
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Grace Grant
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 246
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244

I was done with love. When I opened my heart, it was for the men I couldn't have. The unattainable ones. The ones who would hurt me. A vicious cycle I couldn’t seem to stop. But I had a new resolve. Focus on my career. Stay single. And then I met him. Jace Montgomery. A wounded widower with two young kids. He was exactly everything I was avoiding. So I did my best to stay away. But then he kissed me. And I fell. Hard. Hard for a man who would never be mine.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely perfect**********

  • By Paola on 10-09-18

What a Wonderful Listen!

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

Reviewed: 10-10-18

It’s not very often that you listen to a book and stay totally enthralled from the first second to the last. Well, this book did it for me! I have no idea what else happened today, but I know all about the lives of these characters! Definitely worth a credit for sure!

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Pet

  • A Dark Menage Romance
  • By: Isabella Starling
  • Narrated by: Ava Erickson, C. J. Mission, Joe Arden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203

My name is Pet. My story is going to break your heart. The first thing you should know about me is that I'm a good girl. I follow directions. I bend at the waist. I do anything and everything my King tells me to. But King is demanding. King is dangerous. He wants to hurt me. And there is only one person who can help me run away from King.... Except I don't know if I want to leave him. I don't know if I can. Good pets always obey their master...but what if I want to have two?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Instant heat!!

  • By Mandymay💄👠👛 on 03-22-18

Surprised!

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

Reviewed: 04-07-18

So, this book, wow. Very sexy with a great story behind it to keep you from turning it off. Perfect blend. But if you want a light, predictable HEA, don’t listen. You get the HEA, but not the three or four possibilities you imagine ahead of time. Wonderful writing with all the boxes checked for an erotic book fan... and a few extra! Amazing!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Gentleman Nine

  • By: Penelope Ward
  • Narrated by: Sebastian York, Andi Arndt
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,311
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,030
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,018

Growing up, the three of us were friends. He was the nerd. I was the playboy. She was the beauty. Deep down, I only ever wanted her. I kept it inside because Rory and I made a pact that our friend, Amber, was off-limits. He lied. I went off to college, and he got the girl. Amber never knew how I felt. They were together for years - before he broke her heart. Through it all and across the miles, she and I casually stayed in touch. When my job sent me to Boston for a three-month contract position, Amber let me stay in her spare room.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 🌟🌟 5 Stars 🌟🌟

  • By Cyndi on 08-22-18

Amazing As Usual!

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

Reviewed: 03-08-18

Five ...MILLION... stars! This book is the first one in a long time that kept me listening intently. Fresh story ideas and just enough sexy time to spice it up. Am I surprised? Nope! P. W. has always been an automatic DL for me.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Crave, Part 1

  • The Crave Duet, Book 1
  • By: E. K. Blair
  • Narrated by: Jacob Morgan, Elena Wolfe
  • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87

Kason and Adaline. From the moment they meet, they start to fall. Neither of them predict just how far the drop will be, though. Loving Adaline is all Kason has ever wanted to do. But Kason has a secret. He's an addict. A sex addict. Layer by layer, he starts to unravel, forcing Adaline to face the world he's kept hidden. What happens when one person loves beyond the craving and the other craves beyond the loving?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Wow but not in a great way!

  • By Ms. Nicolicous, The #FanGirl! on 11-21-17

Why? Oh Why? So Frustrating!

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

Reviewed: 11-18-17

This book had me captivated from the beginning. Great story, well-developed characters, rare subject matter, the works. I listened to most of it in one day and couldn't wait to finish the last couple chapters this morning. An hour later, I am just mad.
I understand wanting to provide anticipation and even wanting to increase sales/profit, but I listen to books for the love of reading. When a story stops abruptly in the middle of it, I will most likely not get the next book. I read so many audiobooks that I will not remember the story and would have to go back and "re-listen" to the first book. It's just not cool. At least release the books at the same time. As great as this book was, I won't purchase the next if it doesn't come out very soon. :( Disappointed listener!!!

3 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Play On

  • By: Samantha Young
  • Narrated by: Claire Kilpatrick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222

Nora O'Brien chased a dream from Indiana to Scotland, so sure it was the right thing to do. Three years later she was left in her adopted country with nothing to her name but guilt and regret. Until Aidan Lennox entered her life. Older, worldlier, a music producer and composer, the sexy Scot should never have made sense for Nora. But somehow in each other they found the light they were looking for, the laughter and the passion - the strength to play on despite their past losses.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED THIS BOOK!!

  • By M on 12-29-17

Just WOW!

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

Reviewed: 11-13-17

I️ really loved this book. The characters were so well-developed that I️ felt like I️ knew them personally and wanted to be sure everyone ended up happy. Awesome!!!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Double Dare

  • By: R. L. Mathewson
  • Narrated by: Fran Jules
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 498
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 467
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 465

Marybeth still couldn't believe that she'd survived this long with a friend like Darrin, but somehow she'd managed to beat the odds and not give in to temptation and smother him with a pillow while he slept. Of course some days were more difficult than others.... For 20 years he's been biding his time, waiting for the right moment to make his move, and now that she was finally his, he had to do everything in his power to keep her, even if it meant making a decision that would tear them apart and force her to face the truth.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Close to great but...

  • By green ice cream garden on 07-01-16

Argue, Fight, Sex, Repeat

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

Reviewed: 07-18-17

That is all that happens over and over. Not enough depth or character development for me.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • More Than Want You

  • More Than Words Series, Book 1
  • By: Shayla Black
  • Narrated by: Christian Fox
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215

I'm Maxon Reed - real estate mogul, shark, asshole. If a deal isn't high-profile and big-money, I pass. Now that I've found the property of a lifetime, I'm jumping. But one tenacious bastard stands between me and success - my brother. I'll need one hell of a devious ploy to distract cynical Griff. Then fate drops a luscious redhead in my lap who's just his type.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Gourdbeader1 on 07-24-17

Best SB book I've listened to!

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

Reviewed: 05-20-17

This was a great listen! Impressed with the presence of so much story and not so much overwhelming sexy time... though just enough. Go SB!

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Dirty Money

  • Roughneck Billionaires Series, Book 1
  • By: Jessica Clare
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Estrella, Rudy Sanda
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 57
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Boone Price and his brothers know oil; at least, the dirty, backbreaking side of working an oil rig. But when their scrubby, worthless hunting land turns out to be sitting on top of one of the biggest oil wells in North America, they go from the rig to the boardroom and end up billionaires practically overnight. Now with enough money to do whatever he wants, Boone is developing a taste for fine things.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A rating...

  • By Smitten with Reading on 12-14-17

Way, way Backwoods Redneck, or Forrest Gump? Couldn't tell.

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

Reviewed: 03-17-17

Couldn't listen to the narration for another second. I'm from the south and I have NEVER heard anyone speak like that. I truly hope that people don't think southerners speak that way.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Deep End

  • By: Kristen Ashley
  • Narrated by: Lizbeth Gwynn
  • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 475
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 433
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 434

Enter a decadent sensual world where gorgeous alpha males are committed to fulfilling a woman's every desire. Olivier isn't sure what he's gotten himself into when he joins the Honey Club, only that a dark part of him hungers for the lifestyle offered by this exclusive club. Here, no boundary will be left untested...and one's deepest fantasies will become an exquisite reality.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I never thought...

  • By Christen on 03-13-17

I never thought...

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

Reviewed: 03-13-17

So, KA is ALWAYS an automatic DL. Always. But this one just wasn't for me. I made it through about two hours. I don't know. Just bored. Nothing happened in all that time and I just had to turn it off. 😒

13 of 15 people found this review helpful