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  • AEquana

  • By: Linda Mooney
  • Narrated by: Guy Veryzer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

John Eagletalon had no idea what the government intended when it assigned him to its latest secret project - an icy blonde beauty with a miraculous ability. All he knew was that he owed Uncle Sam fourteen more months of his life, and if it meant being this woman's partner and bodyguard until he'd paid his dues, he'd find a way to endure the ordeal. Until he discovered what the government had been doing to her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Linda Mooney’s imagination is boundless!

  • By guy on 11-03-18

Linda Mooney’s imagination is boundless!

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

Reviewed: 11-03-18

Author Linda Mooney spins another surprise and suspense filled romance. Her characters are complex and real, in worlds of otherness.

  • The Swerve

  • How the World Became Modern
  • By: Stephen Greenblatt
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,429
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,123
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,115

Nearly six hundred years ago, a short, genial, cannily alert man in his late 30s took a very old manuscript off a library shelf, saw with excitement what he had discovered, and ordered that it be copied. That book was the last surviving manuscript of an ancient Roman philosophical epic by Lucretius—a beautiful poem containing the most dangerous ideas: that the universe functioned without the aid of gods, that religious fear was damaging to human life, and that matter was made up of very small particles.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Too many swerves

  • By A reader on 05-20-12

This book is a jewel, the narration is a diamond!

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

Reviewed: 01-14-13

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

This is a fascinating and serendipitous tapestry of history and storytelling, garnished with interesting and intriguing details.

What did you like best about this story?

Indeed, it has made me interested in more books like this, and books by this author, and this narrator.

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

By following and focusing centrally on the story of one intriguing book/scroll and mainly one specific person, the book finder...he embroiders history and details weaving them to a exquisite tapestry as a whole.

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

Absolutely nothing was wrong, this was a flawless narration!

Any additional comments?

Edoardo Ballerini’s narration of The Sweve is so beautifully articulated, so melodious and intelligently faceted, it is like listening to a diamond!

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