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  • The Fifth Witness

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Peter Giles
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,932
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,555
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,535

Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take away her home. Mickey puts his team into high gear to exonerate Lisa Trammel, even though the evidence and his own suspicions tell him his client is guilty. Soon after he learns that the victim had black market dealings of his own, Haller is assaulted, too - and he's certain he's on the right trail. Despite the danger and uncertainty, Haller mounts the best defense of his career in a trial where the last surprise comes after the verdict is in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very enjoyable read

  • By Xavier on 08-17-11

Excellant

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-11

The story is terrific and a must read. Connelly is one of my favorites and this doesn't disappoint. Can't go wrong in picking this book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Buried Prey

  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,989
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,160
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,141

A house demolition provides an unpleasant surprise for Minneapolis - the bodies of two girls, wrapped in plastic. It looks like they've been there a long time. Lucas Davenport knows exactly how long.In 1985, Davenport was a young cop with a reputation for recklessness, and the girls' disappearance was a big deal. His bosses ultimately declared the case closed, but he never agreed with that. Now that he has a chance to investigate it all over again, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: It wasn't just the bodies that were buried. It was the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!!

  • By aaron on 05-12-11

Prey is back in Spades

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-11

Sandford is back in one of his best Prey books. Lucas is his best character along with Dell and the story is terrific. Please Jiohn keep them coming. Richard Ferrone is perfect as always! A must read if you're a Sandford fan!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Foreign Influence

  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,891
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,227

Buried within the black ops budgets of the Department of Defense, a new spy agency has been created. Unfettered by the oversight of self-serving politicians, it reports only to a secret panel of military insiders. Its job is to target Americas enemies - both foreign and domestic - under a charter of three simple words: Find, Fix, and Finish.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Armand reads...

  • By Susan on 08-17-10

great terrorist book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-26-10

Well written, great story, totally enjoyable, will keep your interest throughout. Brad Thor is one of the best!

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Hunted

  • By: Brian Haig
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 18 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 475
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 303

In 1987, Alex Konevitch was thrown out of Moscow University for "indulging his entrepreneurial spirit." But by 1991, he was worth $300 million. On track to become Russia's wealthiest man, he makes one critical mistake: he hires the former deputy director of the KGB to handle his corporate security. And then his world begins to fall apart.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb

  • By F. Hayek on 09-03-09

one of his best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-17-10

This had everything. he is one of the best writers out there. If you're looking for a good book of intrigue this will keep you turning the pages.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

  • The Unlikely Spy

  • By: Daniel Silva
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,061
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,588
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,590

"In wartime," Winston Churchill wrote, "truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." For Britain's counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agents imaginable - including a history professor named Alfred Vicary.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Unlikely Spy

  • By Margaret on 12-14-09

Another Good Silva Story

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-14-09

If you like Silva you won't be disappointed with this story. He's one of the best in terrorist plots.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Secret Servant

  • By: Daniel Silva
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,782
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,280
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,267

Gabriel is summoned once more by his masters to undertake what appears to be a routine assignment: travel to Amsterdam to purge the archives of a murdered Dutch terrorism analyst who also happened to be an asset of Israeli intelligence. But once in Amsterdam, Gabriel soon discovers a conspiracy of terror festering in the city's Islamic underground.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of the very best

  • By Dan on 08-11-08

Good Spy book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-14-09

Enjoyed it. Good story and narrator. If you like terrorist stories you'll like this one.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rough Country

  • A Virgil Flowers Novel
  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Eric Conger
  • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,475
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,830
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,824

Virgil's always been known for having a somewhat active, er, social life, but he's probably not going to be getting too many opportunities for that during his new case. While competing in a fishing tournament in a remote area of northern Minnesota, he gets a call from Lucas Davenport to investigate a murder at a nearby resort.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Extraordinary Plot Twists

  • By Ruby on 10-05-09

not like the Prey series

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-14-09

This book doesn't even seem like its written by John Sandford. I'm a longtime fan and have read all of his Prey books and some of his other ones and this falls far short. It doesn't keep you wanting to turn the page, the story is boring and the narrator sounds like he's bored too. Virgil is made out to be a dope. Bring back Davenport and the good old days!!

1 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Dead Heat, Political Thrillers Series #5

  • By: Joel C. Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 675
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 468
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471

As a presidential campaign narrows into a dead heat, the Secret Service learns of a catastrophic terrorist plot to assassinate one of the candidates - but which one? Who do they want dead? And can U.S. forces stop the terrorists before millions lose their lives?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved the Book Series!

  • By Andrew on 06-01-08

great spy book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-09-08

one of the best and i've read them all, good story, good narrator and keeps you reading all the time, never boring

11 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The Good Guy

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,642
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 510
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 515

Timothy Carrier, having a beer after work at his friend's tavern, enjoys drawing eccentric customers into amusing conversations. But the jittery man who sits next to him tonight has mistaken Tim for someone very different and passes to him a manila envelope full of cash. "Ten thousand now. You get the rest when she's gone."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dawn

  • By Dawn on 06-14-07

one of the best

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-15-07

This is one of the best suspense novels I've read in a long time. The narrator as usual is super and the pace, story and characters was great. The story keeps you interested throughout. If you're looking for a good book, you don't want to miss this one.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Consent to Kill

  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,811
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,353

For years, Mitch Rapp's bold actions have saved the lives of countless Americans. His battles for peace and freedom have made him a hero to many, and an enemy to countless more. In the tangled, duplicitous world of espionage, there are those, even among America's allies, who want to see Mitch Rapp eliminated. They have decided the time has come.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very good read!

  • By Michael on 07-05-08

excellent

Overall
out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-25-05

good story, good pace, keeps interested, good narrator

8 of 10 people found this review helpful