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  • Hell Divers

  • The Hell Divers Series, Book 1
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,004
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,088
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14,047

More than two centuries after World War III poisoned the planet, the final bastion of humanity lives on massive airships circling the globe in search of a habitable area to call home. Aging and outdated, most of the ships plummeted back to Earth long ago. The only thing keeping the two surviving lifeboats in the sky are Hell Divers - men and women who risk their lives by diving to the surface to scavenge for parts the ships desperately need.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gritty Sci-Fi

  • By Donna on 10-04-17

Good start to a series

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

Reviewed: 11-12-18

Storyline isn’t too deep, it’s a struggle vs nature and the environment. Wouldn’t call it gripping, but definitely entertaining for a long drive.

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  • Ghost Rider

  • Travels on the Healing Road
  • By: Neil Peart
  • Narrated by: Brian Sutherland
  • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 387
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 355
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361

In less than a year, Neil Peart lost both his 19-year-old daughter, Selena, and his wife, Jackie. Faced with overwhelming sadness and isolated from the world in his home on the lake, Peart was left without direction. That lack of direction lead him on a 55,000 mile journey by motorcycle across much of North America, down through Mexico to Belize, and back again.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not happy, but fascinating

  • By Jim In Texas! on 09-25-14

Great read for those coping with loss

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

Reviewed: 08-08-18

This is a wonderful recap and completely thorough description of me old motorcycle ride throughout North America following the loss of his wife and daughter. It is an excellent read, describing all of your thoughts, all of the people he met, the landscape the cities or towns, the dirt roads, the trials and tribulations with his motorcycle and other things.I will say the first half was a little easier to get through than the second half, as much of that is simply many of the letter that he wrote to his friends and family. There are very few references to the band rush, but that is ancillary to the book so you don’t really miss hearing about it.

Also is it just me, what is the narrator sound a lot like Geddy Lee? Hmmmmm

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  • Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Into the Fire

  • A Novel
  • By: Dick Couch, George Galdorisi
  • Narrated by: Henry Leyva
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 540
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 487
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 485

When a team of assassins murder a high-ranking North Korean general and his family in their sleep, making it look like a robbery, events are set in motion that could shake the balance of world powers. Meanwhile, a US naval combat ship, the USS Milwaukee, is attacked by North Korean forces in the middle of a training exercise off the shore of South Korea, and Commander Kate Bigelow is forced to ground the ship to avoid being captured.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not UpvTo Series Standard

  • By Al Horrigan on 05-17-15

Better than the last, reader is mismatched

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

Reviewed: 10-07-17

Facebook is definitely improvement on the most recent ops center of this new series. The one thing that annoys me is that for some of the more dramatic sections he will essentially summarize a significant action sequence. He might be doing this such that he doesn’t have to introduce any new characters in the story, but is still a little bit annoying. Really the worst part of this book is the narrator simply doesn’t seem appropriate for this type of book. His voice is simply too high-pitched. But you can get past it.

  • Kill Shot

  • An American Assassin Thriller
  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,007
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,720
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,669

For months, Mitch Rapp has been steadily working his way through a list of men, bullet by bullet. With each kill, the tangled network of monsters responsible for the slaughter of 270 civilians becomes increasingly clear. He is given his next target: a plump Libyan diplomat who is prone to drink and is currently in Paris without a single bodyguard. Rapp finds him completely unprotected and asleep in his bed. With confidence in his well-honed skills and conviction of the man’s guilt, he easily sends a bullet into the man’s skull. But in the split second it takes the bullet to leave the silenced pistol, everything changes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Early days of Mitch Rapp better than a new series

  • By OldRetiredGuy on 02-10-12

Great yarn, satisfying

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

Reviewed: 06-05-17

I guess this book was written to fill in early history, so if u r new to Mitch Rapp, definitely read this and American Asassin first. I enjoyed the performance, great voice.

  • Barbarians at the Gates

  • The Decline and Fall of the Galactic Empire, Book 1
  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 702
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 659
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 659

The Federation has endured for hundreds of years, but now it is dying, killed by the corruption and decadence of the Senate and the rising power of military warlords. The shipping lanes are coming apart, the colonists are revolting, and outside forces are pressing against undefended borders. Now, as one warlord makes a bid for supreme power, the entire edifice is on the verge of falling apart.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • the best way to become king is to not want to!

  • By Trudy Owens on 10-18-15

Great story, starts fast

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

Reviewed: 05-11-16

This was my first science fiction book I have read in a very very long time and I will say I was not disappointed. Almost makes me wish I had gone back and read many of the Ark Royal and other books prior to this but hey you can't read everything.

  • Collateral Damage

  • A Dreamland Thriller, Book 14
  • By: Dale Brown, Jim DeFelice
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

The latest military miracle to come out of the Whiplash group was designed to eliminate any possibility of human error - yet civilians die when a computer-controlled UAV drone inexplicably goes rogue while the whole world watches. Now the entire Whiplash program is under fire, as the weapon’s creator heads into the blistering heat of the conflict to discover if sabotage caused his infallible machine to fail. But there’s an enemy waiting for him, determined to unleash more chaos and terror and death - which sends pilot Turk Mako to the skies once more to prove that, in the heat of battle, a skilled ace can do what no computer can.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another good dreamland thriller

  • By Armen Kurdian on 05-03-16

Another good dreamland thriller

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

Reviewed: 05-03-16

This book bring together both new characters and old in the story ripped from today's headlines. Really makes you wonder when some of these weapons they have conceived will become a reality. Worth the listen.

  • Power Down

  • Dewey Andreas, Book 1
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
  • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,611
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,964
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,962

There was one factor that the terrorists didn’t take into account when they struck the Capitana oil platform off the coast of Colombia - slaughtering much of the crew and blowing up the platform - and that was the Capitana crew chief, Dewey Andreas. Dewey, former Army Ranger and Delta, survives the attack, rescuing as many of his men as possible. But the battle has just begun....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW.COULD NOT PUT THIS ONE DOWN. MUST READ!

  • By Constance on 11-09-10

Excellent story and well researched

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

Reviewed: 02-20-16

Very well written suspense field story Coesdoes a fantastic job of building up to a climactic point and growing it out just the right amount. Characters are very believable. Should make folks think twice about not being in favor of big data collection by our government.

  • Out of the Ashes

  • Tom Clancy's Op-Center
  • By: Dick Couch, George Galdorisi, Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 394
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 352

Before 9/11 America was protected by a covert force known as the National Crisis Management Center. Commonly known as Op-Center, this silent, secret mantel guarded the American people and protected the country from enemies. The charter was top secret and Director Paul Hood reported directly to the president. Op-Center used undercover operatives with SWAT capabilities to diffuse crises around the world, and they were tops in their field. But after the World Trade Center disaster, in the interest of streamlining, OP-Center was disbanded - leaving the country in terrible danger.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Very Disappointed

  • By M. Herring on 07-21-14

Strange ideas about suspenseful moments

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

Reviewed: 01-15-16

The story is interesting but it really leaves a lot to be desired terms of what I would expect from an op Center book. At times he really don't know where he's going with the book and not in a good way. It's hard to explain without getting away spoilers. But let's just say when he gets to a point where they would be suspense or some action or a place where he could really get into some color he seems to wrap it up in a paragraph. If you are familiar with the first team or deep black books, they do a much better job of describing firefights and other climactic scenes. There was virtually none of that in this book. I very much doubt I will get the next one in the series.