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  • Golden Son

  • Book II of the Red Rising Trilogy
  • By: Pierce Brown
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27,451
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25,387
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,315

Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the overlords of a brutal elitist future built on lies. Now fully embedded among the Gold ruling class, Darrow continues his work to bring down Society from within.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Modern Classic Which Will Endure

  • By HMW on 01-09-15

Another epic story and performance

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

This, like book 1, was so good. TGR’s narration is brilliant. I highly recommend. Now on to the next story.

  • Red Rising

  • By: Pierce Brown
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,369
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,898
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,858

Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and sprawling parks spread across the planet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, what a performance and what a story

  • By Jared G on 08-27-16

Holy cow! That was EPIC

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

Reviewed: 08-09-18

What a story! And what awesome narration!
This book was gripping, and moved so well. I haven’t been this impressed with a story for a long time.
Starting book 2 now.

  • Private

  • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
  • Narrated by: Peter Hermann
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24,435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,771
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21,745

Former Marine helicopter pilot Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. The secrets of the most influential men and women on the planet come to Jack daily - and his staff of investigators uses the world's most advanced forensic tools to make and break their cases.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • private

  • By Meaghan Bynum on 07-01-10

Not very good

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

Reviewed: 11-03-17

Overall the story was not very good. There wasn’t much intrigue, suspense, or tension. It felt like it was rushed, without much elaboration at different points. This made it difficult to envision or imagine what the characters were like, this scenes they are in, or get much details from the story.
Also, I don’t understand why it switches between first person and narrated even though Jack is in a narrated scene.

Read The Gray Man series instead

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  • Back Blast

  • A Gray Man Novel
  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,010
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10,175
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,147

From the number-one New York Times best-selling coauthor of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels comes an all-new explosive thriller featuring the lethal assassin known as the Gray Man.... Court Gentry was the CIA's best agent. Until the day the agency turned against him and put out a kill-on-sight order. That's when the enigmatic international assassin called the Gray Man was born - and Court has been working for himself ever since.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Forget about Jason Bourne, The Gray Man is here

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 02-26-16

Awesome action!

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

Reviewed: 05-23-17

Great book! Kept looking forward to listening on my next drive.
This was my first grey man book. I'm going to listen to the rest because of it.

  • The Black Book

  • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,469
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,671
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,646

Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy's tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there's nothing he wouldn't sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state's attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself - who suspects Billy isn't the cop he claims to be. They're about to be linked by more than their careers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT STORY!

  • By Artkeep on 07-03-17

Great story, and loved Edoardo Ballerini

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

Reviewed: 04-16-17

I listen to audible on my 1.5hr commute. This has been one of the best books, which made me welcome, and even look forward to the drive. Great suspense, awesome format, and the narraration was very good.

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