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  • Evil Has a Name

  • The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
  • By: Paul Holes, Jim Clemente, Peter McDonnell
  • Narrated by: Paul Holes, Jim Clemente
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,318
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,030
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,017

For his victims, for their families and for the investigators tasked with finding him, the senselessness and brutality of the Golden State Killer's acts were matched only by the powerlessness they felt at failing to uncover his identity. Then, on April 24, 2018, authorities arrested 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo at his home in Citrus Heights, Calif., based on DNA evidence linked to the crimes. Amazingly, it seemed, evil finally had a name. Please note: This work contains descriptions of violent crime and sexual assault and may not be suitable for all listeners.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Rank this with the best in true crime.

  • By Allison Smith on 11-16-18

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 11-28-18

A week after I read Michell McNamara’s book about the golden state killer , I was walking by the tv when they came on saying they got him . I thot what a perfect way to end her book. This is a great book also.

  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

  • A Novel
  • By: Ben Fountain
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,039
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 934
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 930

A ferocious firefight with Iraqi insurgents - caught on tape by an embedded Fox News crew - has transformed the eight surviving men of Bravo Squad into America's most sought-after heroes. For the past two weeks, the Bush administration has sent them on a media-intensive nationwide victory tour to reinvigorate public support for the war. Now, on this chilly and rainy Thanksgiving, the Bravos are guests of a Dallas football team, slated to be part of the halftime show.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fortunate Son

  • By W Perry Hall on 04-09-14

Good but...

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

Reviewed: 10-31-18

So did he come back home. To his girl , guess not . So many unanswered questions. For me anyway. But good book.

  • Robin

  • By: Dave Itzkoff
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,371
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,359

From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin Williams was a singularly innovative and beloved entertainer. He often came across as a man possessed, holding forth on culture and politics while mixing in personal revelations - all with mercurial, tongue-twisting intensity as he inhabited and shed one character after another with lightning speed. But as Dave Itzkoff shows in this revelatory biography, Williams’ comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Oh Robin...

  • By Leigh on 05-24-18

He will always be loved

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

I would love to say I loved the book but so sad while listening to it ,!knowing he’s gone from us. It was a great book. I will miss him.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Fata Morgana

  • By: Steven R. Boyett, Ken Mitchroney
  • Narrated by: Macleod Andrews
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,880
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,768
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,759

At the height of the air war in Europe, Captain Joe Farley and the baseball-loving, wisecracking crew of the B-17 Flying Fortress Fata Morgana are in the middle of a harrowing bombing mission over East Germany when everything goes sideways. The bombs are still falling, and flak is still exploding all around the 20-ton bomber as it is knocked like a bathtub duck into another world. Suddenly stranded with the final outcasts of a desolated world, Captain Farley navigates a maze of treachery and wonder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book had it all

  • By Magnus on 10-14-17

Superb !!!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-26-18

Loved this book absolutely the best. It has heart it has hope and it is romance of times to pass.

  • Stinker Lets Loose!

  • By: Mike Sacks, James Taylor Johnston
  • Narrated by: Jon Hamm, Eric Martin, Andy Richter, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 991
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 920
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 926

Mike has teamed up with director Eric Martin to adapt the novelization into a fully immersive cinematic audio experience, and an epic all-star cast has come together to introduce Stinker to a whole new generation of fans! It's Smokey and the Bandit meets Every Which Way But Loose meets Smokey and the Bandit Parts 2 and 3. Feel the thrill as Stinker teams up with old pals Boner and Jumbo, plus new friends Buck and Rascal the Chimp, for a crazy ride across the highways and byways of Bicentennial America.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Live performance at end is worth it!

  • By Frank on 02-23-18

OMG!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-06-18

This is good stuff right here , worth every penny. If this dosent keep a smile on your face to the end nothing will. It’s worth it.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Beneath a Scarlet Sky

  • A Novel
  • By: Mark Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Will Damron
  • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,319
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,223

Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He's a normal Italian teenager - obsessed with music, food, and girls - but his days of innocence are numbered. When his family home in Milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, Pino's parents force him to enlist as a German soldier - a move they think will keep him out of combat.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Thing? It Really Happened!

  • By Charles Atkinson on 08-07-17

Astonishing true story

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

Reviewed: 02-10-18

This just may be the best book I have ever read from top to bottom outstanding on all parts narrative was right on. Absolutely loved it. I know it’s history and it’s an awakening at the same time.

  • Real Encounters, Different Dimensions and Otherworldy Beings

  • By: Brad Steiger, Sherry Hansen Steiger
  • Narrated by: Michael Hacker
  • Length: 17 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 92

Experts on the unexplained and paranormal, Brad and Sherry Steiger turn their unique and remarkable talents to the bold storytelling of encounters with the unknown from throughout the ages. From mysterious strangers and unpredictable beings to weird behavior and paranormal phenomena, they investigate claims of visits from ghastly ghosts, otherworldly creatures, aliens living among us, phantoms, spirits, and other accounts of encounters with the unexplained.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A collection of alien interactions & stories.

  • By ABR-Penelope on 12-26-17

Very interesting

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

Reviewed: 12-21-17

Great book but the narrator, lol. Starting out he reads like he’s reading to a elementary class but gets better at times. It’s still a great book just have to over look sometimes being talked to like a 8 year old. Lol

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Gods: Sekret Machines

  • Gods, Man & War Series, Book 1
  • By: Tom DeLonge, Peter Levenda
  • Narrated by: Paul Costanzo
  • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 211
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 185
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 181

The first volume in Gods, Man, & War, Gods introduces the listener to some of the critical issues that are foundational to an intelligent and enlightened grasp of the revelations that will follow in the next two volumes. There is another Force in the universe of our Reality, another context for comprehending what has been going on for millennia and especially in the last 70 years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ABSOLUTELY BLOWN AWAY 👽👽👽👽👾👾👾👾

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-31-17

Don’t know yet!!!

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

Reviewed: 12-08-17

This is a lot to take in. I’m not sure I agree with some of the stuff but it could be I wasn’t paying attention as much as I needed too. I’ll have to listen again. But very interesting I will say that. Definitely not boring.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Unacknowledged

  • An Exposé of the World’s Greatest Secret
  • By: Steven M. Greer MD
  • Narrated by: William Hughes
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297

The biggest lie in history is about to be shattered. UFOs are real. In late June of 1947, three extraterrestrial craft were downed outside Roswell Air Force Base. Many more followed, revealing dozens of ET species and a Rosetta Stone to a new physics, an energy generation and propulsion system responsible for interstellar space travel. This new system could have easily replaced oil, gas, coal, and nuclear plants - and with them, the entire geopolitical and economic order on our planet. But a cabal of bankers, the military-industrial complex, and Big Oil stopped it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One Of Those Must Buy Phenomenal Rare Books

  • By Vitaly on 11-09-17

Wake up people

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

Reviewed: 11-29-17

This needs to be out , I only hope people will not continue to be fooled,by people that is trying to manipulate people.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • It

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Steven Weber
  • Length: 44 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,749
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 32,022
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31,914

Welcome to Derry, Maine. It's a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real. They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But the promise they made 28 years ago calls them to reunite in the same place where, as teenagers, they battled an evil creature that preyed on the city's children.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Classic with a Top-Notch Performance!

  • By Nicole - Audible on 06-19-17

Absolutely one of the best !!!

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

Reviewed: 11-21-17

When the book is over you miss the characters like there your family . You really get to know the characters personally . Yes, it’s one of those books plus being a horror book makes this a listen to again and again.