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J. Lockridge

Birmingham, AL
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  • 7
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  • Stinger

  • By: Robert R. McCammon
  • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 110

Ever since the copper mine closed, the West Texas desert hellholes of Inferno and Bordertown have been slowly dying. Snake River isn't the only thing that divides them. Racism, gang wars, and anti-Mexican sentiment have turned the sun-scorched flatlands into a powder keg. If anything can unite them for now, at least in awe and wonder, it's the UFO that comes soaring out of the clouds like a flaming locomotive.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Alien Invasion F-U-N!

  • By Char's Horror Corner on 03-16-18

Nobody but McCammon

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

Reviewed: 08-29-18

This was a reread of one of my favorite books. Nobody can weave a story quite like this author. Now that a few decades has passed and the technology is there to do it justice, I hope this one is considered for a movie!

  • One Second After

  • By: William R. Forstchen
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,108
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,153

Already cited on the floor of Congress and discussed in the corridors of the Pentagon as a book all Americans should read, One Second After is the story of a war scenario that could become all too terrifyingly real. Based upon a real weapon - the Electro Magnetic Pulse (EMP) - which may already be in the hands of our enemies, it is a truly realistic look at the awesome power of a weapon that can destroy the entire United States.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Realistic Worst Nightmare

  • By Kurt Schwoppe on 03-02-17

Holy crap.

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

Reviewed: 11-18-17

This book will scare the pants off of you. From terror to heartbreak and survival, this book has all of it. What if?

  • The Covenant of Genesis

  • Nina Wilde - Eddie Chase Series #4
  • By: Andy McDermott
  • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117

Off a remote stretch of the Indonesian coast, archaeologist Nina Wilde has made an astounding discovery: an artifact that will rewrite everything that's known about human history. But before she can return to tell the world of her find, her ship is brutally attacked, her crew is ruthlessly murdered, and the artifact is stolen. Someone wants this secret to stay hidden - and will do anything to keep it that way.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • If you like Action . . .

  • By Sharon in Surrey on 01-18-12

I love this series!

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

Reviewed: 11-16-16

Andy McDermott is a hidden gem in adventure writing. Don't miss this one! Excellent twists and turns make it as satisfying as the previous books.

  • Brainrush, a Thriller (Brainrush Series Book 1)

  • By: Richard Bard
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,067
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 944
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 950

When terminally ill combat pilot Jake Bronson emerges from an MRI with extraordinary cognitive powers, everyone wants a piece of his talent including Battista, one of the world s most dangerous terrorists. To save his love and her autistic child, Jake is thrust into a deadly chase that leads from the canals of Venice through Monte Carlo and finally to an ancient cavern in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan, where Jake discovers that his newfound talents carry a hidden price that threatens the entire human race.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Watch this author!

  • By Wanda on 06-09-14

What a rush

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

Reviewed: 08-23-16

What a great concept. Great character and excellent story that moves along quickly. The audiobook was well worth the extra cost. Thanks!

  • The Chronothon

  • By: Nathan Van Coops
  • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
  • Length: 19 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 508
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 478
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476

Ben just wants time with the scientist's daughter who got him into this, but when he's rooked into competing in a chronothon - an Amazing Race through time - getting the girl means he'll need to make the finish line. When he finds out this competition is more than just a sprint through history, winning takes a back seat to surviving. To save the people he loves, he'll have to conquer the real dangers hidden in the shadows of the chronothon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • this wasn't a good book, it was an awesome one

  • By Costumer on 06-16-16

Great adventure!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-16

Great adventure. Some humor, some romance and lots of action for everyone. I accidentally bought this one first. Now I'll be looking for the first in the series to see what I missed.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Tortured Dreams

  • The Dreams & Reality Series
  • By: Hadena James
  • Narrated by: Christy Lynn
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 62

When the US Marshals Serial Crimes Tracking Unit comes knocking at Aislinn Cain's door, she is given a chance to use her past to save other people's futures. She has survived attacks by two different serial killers and devoted her life to studying the darker side of human history. A new killer is using medieval torture methods to slay his victims. She can give them a glimpse into his twisted world, but not without a cost.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Prepare to suspend your disbelief

  • By Jeremy Tischer on 08-17-15

Painful audiobook

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

Reviewed: 06-16-16

The story was okay, but seemed to be written for younger readers. The narration was beyond painful. Her verbal tics got on my nerves quickly and I couldn't shake them. One character's voice seemed to be modeled after William Shatner and the other was bad in other ways.

  • Critical Dawn

  • The Critical Series, Book 1
  • By: Darren Wearmouth, Colin F. Barnes
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 134

Archaeologists Pippa Quinn and Charlie Jackson find advanced technology in undisturbed 16th-century graves. A portent, the discovery precedes thousands of giant sinkholes opening up across the globe as extreme weather threatens the population. Charlie suspects the two are related.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Younger adult sci-if.

  • By Tony on 07-22-15

What a great take on...

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

Reviewed: 08-03-15

What a great new take on an age old mystery! This was a completely entertaining read, and the narrative was top notch. I'll be looking for the sequel!

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Zombie Fallout

  • Zombie Fallout, Book 1
  • By: Mark Tufo
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,342
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,858
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,879

This is the story of Michael Talbot, his family, and his friends: a band of ordinary people trying to get by in extraordinary times. When disaster strikes, Mike, a self-proclaimed survivalist, does his best to ensure the safety and security of those he cares for. Book one of the Zombie Fallout Trilogy follows our lead character at his self-deprecating, sarcastic best. What he encounters along the way leads him down a long dark road, always skirting the edge of insanity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome! I didn't think it was slapstick at all!

  • By coreybeth on 04-22-12

How much fun is this?

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

Reviewed: 05-28-15

This book was outstanding. Hilarious and horrifying at the same time. A great cast of characters and a good story equals a great time had by all. I can't wait to look for a sequel.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Lycan Fallout

  • Rise of the Werewolf
  • By: Mark Tufo
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,925
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,734
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,730

The world of man was brought to its knees with the zombie apocalypse. A hundred and fifty years have passed since man clawed and climbed his way back from the brink of extinction. Civilization has rebooted, man has begun to rebuild, creating new communities and society. It is on this fragile new shaky ground that a threat worse than the scourge of the dead has sprung... Once again, one man finds himself once thrust into the forefront of a war he wants nothing to do with and seemingly cannot win.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it! Mike Talbot Returns!!!

  • By Theodore on 07-23-13

Entertaining!

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

Reviewed: 04-17-15

I'm apparently jumping in never having read the rest of the series. But I enjoyed it just the same! Great narration and fun story with some real laugh out loud moments.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Free: The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories

  • By: R. A. Salvatore
  • Narrated by: An All-Star Cast
  • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,582
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,321
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,332

The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories expands upon the epic legend of the dark elf with 12 tales performed by the all-star cast of Felicia Day, Dan Harmon, Greg Grunberg, Tom Felton, Danny Pudi, Sean Astin, Melissa Rauch, Ice-T, Wil Wheaton, Al Yankovic, Michael Chiklis, and David Duchovny!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just Plain Awesome

  • By Robert Eric Koch on 08-14-14

Good story!

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

Reviewed: 03-10-15

Great stories and entertaining delivery. Special performance awards go to Michael Chiklis, Will Wheaton and Al Yankovich. The Ice T one was awkward. Love his acting but his verbal delivery left a few things to be desired. Thanks!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful