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  • Infinite Mayhem

  • A Roak: Galactic Bounty Hunter Novel
  • By: Jake Bible
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 16

Roak has a plan. It is not a good plan. It is not an easy plan. But it is a plan. And with a crew he doesn't want, a nemesis who is always one step ahead, and the power of the Galactic Fleet about to come down on him with all its might, Roak is going to need every ounce of his experience and skill as the galaxy's greatest and deadliest bounty hunter to execute the plan. If his infinite enemies don't execute him first! 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't get Enough

  • By Cindy on 11-06-18

Another home run for Bible and Wehrlen

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

If I had one complaint about this installment of the Roak adventures it would be that they just aren’t long enough... I love the way Roaks “team” has been assembled over the course of the series. The characters are as different as they are dangerous.
Mr. Wehrlen was great as always. The delivery was perfect and voices spot on( having never met an alien I assume they’re spot on).

Anyway, I laughed, I cried, and laughed some more.

Thanks for the opportunity to review this audiobook that was provided free for an unbiased review.

  • Last of the Nighthawks

  • By: Greg Dragon
  • Narrated by: Cari Scholtens
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Helga Ate is finally getting her chance. Chosen for a coveted slot in the glorious Nighthawks, Special Forces, she will certainly be able to prove herself as more than a half-alien outcast. But when her team deploys to the moon of Dyn, tragedy strikes, and Helga is put to the ultimate test - survival. Facing insurmountable odds and escaping torture, Helga and her mentor, Cilas Mec, are forced to face a fate worse than death. Battling brain-eating aliens and human pirates, the odds are stacked against them in every way. The rescue should be coming.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Classic space opera that keeps you wanting more!

  • By richard r reeves on 11-05-18

Different!

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

It’s always refreshing when you find a new series that isn’t on the verge of plagiarism. This is a very different take on the futuristic federation of planets at war with evil aliens theme.
The main characters are strong and distinctive. Although it does have the quintessential forbidden romance, it doesn’t end up the way you’d expect.
The space battle was a little weak, the personal combat was a bit more believable. Overall I thought it was a good first in the series and hope to listen to more.
The narrator is very well spoken and most of her characters were distinctive. There were a couple of accented ones that confused me, but not enough to annoy. Overall she did a great job.

I was given this audiobook free for an unbiased review.

Thanks you!

  • When Tomorrow Calls

  • Complete Boxed Set: Books 1-3
  • By: JT Lawrence
  • Narrated by: Roshina Ratnam
  • Length: 27 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

The complete set of the When Tomorrow Calls series is now available on audiobook, including Why You Were Taken, How We Found You, and What Have We Done. Experience JT Lawrence's chilling vision of the all-too-near future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Sci-fi Adventure

  • By cosmitron on 05-26-18

Not Bad!

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

Reviewed: 09-29-18

I was given this book free for an unbiased review.

It was a little hard to get into, but once you pick up the slang and speak patterns it starts to make sense.
Out of the three books I thought the first was the best. The story good and the characters believable and interesting. As I progressed they the other two it started to fade somewhat.

The narrator was brilliant! Her delivery flawless and characters distinguishable.

Overall it wasn’t a bad listen.

Thanks

  • The Distance

  • By: Jeremy Robinson, Hilaree Robinson
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer, Heather Costa
  • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 347
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326

The human race has turned to dust. August Morrison faces it after rising from the depths of a dark matter research facility in Arizona. His co-workers. His daughter. All of them: dust. Friends and colleagues around the world don’t answer their phones. The city of Phoenix burns. He is alone. As a world without mankind starts to crumble, August fights not just for survival, but for his very sanity. On the other side of the country, Poe McDowell watches her parents crumble into dust just moments after being shoved inside a coffin-like device that spares her from the same fate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He's done it again!

  • By Sandra on 09-02-18

Another great Robinson tale

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

Reviewed: 09-07-18

"I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Gut wrenching suspense and very vivid depictions of the scenes. I could smell, taste, and feel almost every thing the characters did. The writing and narration was fabulous.
This the first I’ve herd Heather Costa and was very impressed with her oratory skill.
Mr. Kafer was brilliant as always.

Overall it was a blast to listen to, but being a Christian man I was really hoping for a different ending.

Thanks! It was a pleasure.

  • The Genesis Conspiracy

  • By: James D. Prescott
  • Narrated by: Gary Tiedemann
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 75

For over a decade, archaeologist Dr. Martin Anders has searched in vain for proof of the fabled continent of Atlantis. After raising a puzzling artifact from the ocean floor, Anders gets more than he bargained for. It is a piece of modern technology thousands of years old. When a deadly global pandemic threatens the human race with extinction, Anders fails to see how it may be connected to his startling new discovery. That is until he's approached by a powerful biotech company.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Action packed thriller with a bit of everything

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 10-17-18

Fascinating!

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

Reviewed: 08-27-18

I received this book free for an unbiased review.

The book is very interesting from beginning to end. The character are formed well, but could’ve used a bit more back story on a few. The story overall was very different from any other time travel story you’ve listened to or watched. The drops of real history made it all the more believable. I do wish the book was longer with a little more history on the two main organizations.

The narrator was spot on. Very well spoken with very recognizable characters.

Great job can’t wait for the next one.

  • Make Bright the Arrows

  • Flights of the Nanshe, Book 1
  • By: S. A. Huchton
  • Narrated by: Starla Huchton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 27

What starts off as a simple retrieval of stolen goods turns deadly when Leena Espinoza discovers a girl stashed in a cellar, her guardian murdered. The crew has a soft spot for hard cases, and despite Delilah's odd behavior, offers help instead of turning her over to the authorities. But what they don't know might kill them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable all-woman SciFi adventure

  • By Kara on 08-03-18

Great first story!

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

Reviewed: 07-31-18

I have listen to a few books that Huchton has narrated and have alway thought she was a wonderful narrator and story teller. Now she has proven she’s also a great writer. Fantastic story, very reminiscent of the Firefly series, but with her own spin. Well Done!!

  • Warrior King

  • Star Legions: The Terran Wars, Book 1
  • By: Michael G. Thomas
  • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17

An apocalyptic war looms, and few believe it is a war that can be won. As Terran colonies evacuate, the mighty Laconians stand alone against the merciless Median Empire. They will never surrender, and their new King, Agesilaus, has a scheme that could transform the fortunes of all Terrans. As leader of the most powerful of the Terran states, he plans the unthinkable. Inspired by the valor and adventures of the infamous Ten Thousand mercenaries, he launches a pre-emptive strike against the Empire.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Average Sci-Fi Story

  • By cosmitron on 07-19-18

Great first in the series

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

Reviewed: 07-25-18

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

Very fast paced book. Full of action and intrigue. A wonderful combination of ancient mythology and future sci-fi. Everything from Minotaurs to space ship ships. Loved it!

Narrator was spot on. Lots of characters. His voices were clear and definable.

Very nice job!

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  • The Sorcerer's Legacy

  • The Sorcerer's Path Series, Book 3
  • By: Brock E. Deskins
  • Narrated by: William Turbett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Azerick decides to put his quest for vengeance behind him. He takes on an apprentice and opens a school and home for North Haven’s homeless children even as Ulric’s schemes throws the kingdom into chaos. Hoping to create a life of peace and purpose, the young sorcerer finds himself in a struggle every bit as great as battling in the arena. Azerick quickly realizes he has taken on a task he cannot possibly do alone and calls upon his friends for help. He thinks he has managed to put all the death and destruction behind him until an assassin strikes from the shadows. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Azerick returns, and fights. A lot.

  • By Ray Johnson on 07-18-18

Another great adventure

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

We now find our hero with on the opposite end of the spectrum. Instead of weak and destitute he’s finally coming into his own. I really liked the way the author has kind of had him develop into this great humanitarian almost by accident. It a testament to the old adage “no good deed goes unpunished”.
The characters develops is becoming much stronger and and the complicated storyline in finally starting to come together.
The narrator is doing better although maybe still a bit over dramatic.
I gave this book a 5 Star because there were numerous times I did lose myself in it a found myself smiling or chuckling at something that happened.

Great job!

I received this book free from the author for an unbiased review.

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  • Paradox Slaughter

  • A Roak: Galactic Bounty Hunter Novel
  • By: Jake Bible
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 48

Robbed of his chits and betrayed by one of his oldest contacts, Roak is now on a rampage across the galaxy to hunt the duplicitous scumbag down and exact some serious payback. Bishop is on the run, and Roak is right behind him. System by system, planet by planet, contact by contact, Roak leaves no rock unturned and no lead unchecked. He beats answers out of those that dare help Bishop. He kills those that refuse to answer. Roak is waging war on the criminal grapevine, and no one is safe from his wrath.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Galactic manhunt.

  • By cosmitron on 06-08-18

Continued awesomeness

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

Reviewed: 06-30-18

How can anyone not like Roak?

This is another homer in for Bible and Wehrlen’s narrative talents are spot on as usual.

Good job! Thanks


I received this audiobook free in exchange for an unbiased review.

  • The Seer of Serone

  • By: James Priest
  • Narrated by: Justin Thomas James
  • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4

A race of tiny magical beings lives on Earth today. But humans are totally unaware of their hidden civilization. They are kirins. While a group of daring explorers battles to save the kirin race, a disgruntled magician interrupts a worldwide spell, making kirins everywhere suddenly visible. Taking advantage of this breach, Jeremy Bailey, an Alaskan fishing boat captain, captures a kirin named Till and, under threat of torture and violence, exploits his gifts for Bailey's own benefit. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • good storyline that doesn't wrap up too fast

  • By jacq_fran on 08-22-18

Creative, and unique

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

Reviewed: 06-28-18

I received this audiobook free for an unbiased review.

Overall a decent listen. It may be for a bit younger listener though. There are obvious life lessons taught here.
The narrator is well spoken and knew the book well. His delivery was well done, but again may be more geared for younger listeners(I’m late 40’s).

Overall I would recommend this book to my friends.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful