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  • Borden Chantry

  • A Novel
  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Erik Singer
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 375
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 337

The marshal's name was Borden Chantry. Young, lean, rugged, he's buried a few men in this two-bit cow town - every single one killed in a fair fight. Then, one dark, grim day a mysterious gunman shot a man in cold blood. Five grisly murders later, Chantey was faced with the roughest assignment of his life - find that savage, trigger-happy hard case before he blasts apart every man in town...one by bloody one.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • 'Borden Chantry' vs. 'Iron Marshal'

  • By Greg on 10-01-18

What a cowboy mystery!

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

Reviewed: 07-05-19

This book kept me on the edge from the beginning. One of his best. Character development was exciting.

  • The Man Called Noon

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Stephen Mendel
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 271
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272

In one swift moment, a fall wiped away his memory. All he knew for certain was that someone wanted him dead - and that he had better learn why. But everywhere he turned there seemed to be more questions - or people too willing to hide the truth behind a smoke screen of lies. He had only the name he had been told was his own, his mysterious skill with a gun, and a link to a half million dollars’ worth of buried gold as evidence of his past life. Was the treasure his? Was he a thief? A killer? He didn’t have the answers, but he needed them soon. Because what he still didn’t know about himself, others did....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Great Louis L'Amour Story

  • By Lady M on 07-04-13

One of His Best!

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

Reviewed: 06-21-19

Each time I start reading one of Mr. L'Amour's book, I wonder how this book will top the last one that I read. I love the adventure and his characters even the bad ones, but I am, then enthralled again. out of his books, 1 is the highest rating and 10, the lowest. This one is a 2 because some of the story drags a little. I gave "Reilly's Luck" my favorite and a 1.

  • Ride the River

  • The Sacketts, Book 5
  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Jamie Rose
  • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 889
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 706
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709

Sixteen-year-old Echo Sackett has never been far from her Tennessee home - until she makes the long trek to Philadelphia to collect her inheritance. In the wilderness Echo can take care of herself as well as any man, but she never imagined the challenge that awaits: a crooked city lawyer who intends to take advantage of her by any means necessary. Echo will need all of her wits to best this scoundrel and make it back home in one piece. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Strong women are not a new idea

  • By Altivo on 10-04-03

A Sackett book is always exciting.

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

Reviewed: 05-30-19

This is the second time I've "read" this book. I own all of Lamour's book and have read all of them. Some of them are better, but audible books give them life.

  • Explorer

  • Foreigner Sequence 2, Book 3
  • By: C. J. Cherryh
  • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
  • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 515
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 463
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 467

C.J. Cherryh's second trilogy set in her Foreigner Universe comes to a thrilling conclusion with Explorer. The final installment to this sequence of the Hugo Award-winning author's most successful series, Explorer follows a human delegate trapped in a distant star system facing a potentially bellicose alien ship.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unlike Anything Else You've Listened To

  • By AudioAddict on 09-11-16

I did not like the story line<br />

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

Reviewed: 12-30-18

For the most part I have liked C.J.'s books, but there were too many directions in this series of books for me to keep up with.

  • The Lonesome Gods

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: David Strathairn
  • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,053
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,056

“I am Johannes Verne, and I am not afraid.” This was the boy’s mantra as he plodded through the desert alone, left to die by his vengeful grandfather. Johannes Verne was soon to be rescued by outlaws, but no one could save him from the lasting memory of his grandfather’s eyes, full of impenetrable hatred. Raised in part by Indians, then befriended by a mysterious woman, Johannes grew up to become a rugged adventurer and an educated man. But even now, strengthened by the love of a golden-haired girl and well on his way to making a fortune in bustling early-day Los Angeles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Western Ever

  • By Char on 02-08-11

This is one of Mr. L'amour's better stories.

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

Reviewed: 12-29-18

I have read every paperback books that Mr. L'amour wrote. I have a complete collection of Mr. L'amour's books as well as several copies. I search out thrift stores as well as Amazon to fill in my library of paperback books. Now that my paperback library is complete, I am trying to fill in hardback library. I'm also working on my library of leatherette books. It's fun.

  • Invader

  • Foreigner Sequence 1, Book 2
  • By: C. J. Cherryh
  • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
  • Length: 16 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 758
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 669
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 677

Nearly two centuries after a human colony is abandoned on an alien planet, the two races have reached a tenacious peace agreement. But when the human ship returns unexpectedly, both governments are thrown into chaos.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Art of Negotiating with Aliens

  • By AudioAddict on 06-28-13

Did not like the story line

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

Reviewed: 12-24-18

These books were ok but I've started reading Louie L'amour and his books are more fun than C J's

  • Inheritor

  • Foreigner Sequence 1, Book 3
  • By: C. J. Cherryh
  • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
  • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 633
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 573
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 573

Six months have passed since the reappearance of the starship Phoenix - the same ship which brought humans to the world of alien atevi nearly 200 years ago, leaving a small and vulnerable colony to struggle for survival in a hostile environment. During these six months, the alien atevi have striven to reconfigure their fledgling space program in a breakneck bid to take their place in the heavens alongside humans. But the return of the Phoenix has added a third party to an already volatile situation....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant and Imaginative

  • By AudioAddict on 04-14-14

it was all right.

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

Reviewed: 12-24-18

C J didn't do as good a job as her preceding books. She should have worked on her characters more.

  • Precursor

  • Foreigner Sequence 2, Book 1
  • By: C. J. Cherryh
  • Narrated by: Daniel Thomas May
  • Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 567
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 513
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 515

National best-selling author and winner of three Hugo Awards, C.J. Cherryh returns to the universe of her acclaimed Foreigner trilogy - with an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft stranded on a planet inhabited by a hostile, sentient race. The beginning of a second trilogy, Precursor follows a single human delegate living among aliens, who are just gaining access to space.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book moves at a lightning-fast pace! Awesome

  • By AudioAddict on 01-07-15

not as good as others

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

Reviewed: 12-24-18

Didn't carry the story as good as others. Fifteen words is too much for this book.

  • Westward the Tide

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318

Matt Bardoul was a good man to have as a friend and a bad one to make trouble with. He was also a single-minded drifter - until he met his match in an outspoken beauty named Jacquine Coyle. She was headed into the Bighorn Mountains with her father and an expedition in search of gold. After Matt signs on to join them, he discovers that there is a group of outlaws in the party, gunfighters and thieves that Matt wouldn't trust for a minute.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Never Disappointed!

  • By Lady M on 10-05-12

Great book by Mr. L'amour

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

Reviewed: 12-24-18

This is the second time I've read this book. The first was paperback, but I enjoyed the Audible which was more enjoyable. Sometimes while driving I got too distracted. Be careful when driving and reading.

  • Tucker

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 369
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 366

“If a man won’t fight for what is rightly his, then he ain’t much account.” With this challenge from his dying father, young Shell Tucker rode out after three men who had stolen the twenty thousand dollars his father was carrying. Two of the men he hunted, Doc Sites and Kid Reese, were his friends. Dreaming of adventure, Tucker had wanted to join their gang. But now, with his father gone and the people back home desperately in need of the proceeds from the cattle drive, Shell was determined to uphold his father’s reputation and recover their money. He knew the odds were against him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • another life lesson, from Louis L'amour

  • By Ed on 06-16-17

Great book. I drive long distances and these books

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

I love western novels and I believe Mr. L'amour's stories are the greatest. these books keep me going