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  • Earthcore

  • By: Scott Sigler
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,240
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,743
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,714

EarthCore is the company with the technology, the resources, and the guts to go after the mother lode. Young executive Connell Kirkland is the company's driving force, pushing himself and those around him to uncover the massive treasure. But at three miles below the surface, where the rocks are so hot they burn bare skin, something has been waiting for centuries. Waiting...and guarding. Kirkland and EarthCore are about to find out first-hand why this treasure has never been unearthed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slow start, but it gained momentum quick

  • By Jan on 12-15-17

Better than the Podcasts

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

Reviewed: 06-22-17

I thoroughly enjoyed this book! Listened to Sigler as podcasts but love him in book form too. Wanted to kill those silver guys!

9 of 15 people found this review helpful

  • Brotherhood in Death

  • In Death Series, Book 42
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,892
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,317

Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather's magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he got a blunt object to the back of the head.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another excellent turnout by JD Robb. Loved it.

  • By Alexis Fox on 02-06-16

worth the wait!

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

Reviewed: 02-18-16

finished it way to fast, what more! Eve's past comes back to bite her again and she bites back...girl power

  • Go Set a Watchman

  • A Novel
  • By: Harper Lee
  • Narrated by: Reese Witherspoon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 14,602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,384
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13,349

An historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, best-selling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic To Kill a Mockingbird. Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • To Kill A Mockingbird vs Go Set A Watchman

  • By Sara on 07-15-15

Beautifully eloquent sequel

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

Reviewed: 07-28-15

It has been a long time since I finished a book in 24 hours. An emotional roller coaster of past & present civics lesson. Scout is just the hard headed but maturing woman that I thought she would be. Thank you Ms. Lee for finally sharing Scout the woman with us.

4 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Radiant Angel

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,759
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,430
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,424

After a showdown with the notorious Yemeni terrorist known as The Panther, John Corey has left the Anti-Terrorist Task Force and returned home to New York City, taking a job with the Diplomatic Surveillance Group. Although Corey's new assignment with the DSG - surveilling Russian diplomats working at the UN Mission - is thought to be "a quiet end", he is more than happy to be out from under the thumb of the FBI and free from the bureaucracy of office life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another John Cory Success

  • By R. Warren on 05-31-15

Worth the wait to come out

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

Reviewed: 06-21-15

Almost a redundancy but only a close call. John hasn't changed at all. Would like a return of Kate, John's centering opposite in the next one Mr. DeMille! Can't wait to see what trouble John gets himself into next time.

  • Death of a Kitchen Diva

  • By: Lee Hollis
  • Narrated by: Tara Ochs
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 268
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 243
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 240

Single mom Hayley Powell is barely keeping her leaking roof over her head when her boss at the Island Times gives her a new assignment - taking over the paper's food column. Hayley's not sure she has the chops - she's an office manager, not a writer, even if her friends clamor for her mouth-watering potluck dishes. But the extra income is tempting, and Hayley's chatty first column is suddenly on everyone's menu - with one exception. When rival food writer Karen Appelbaum is found face-down dead in a bowl of Hayley's creamy clam chowder, all signs point to Hayley.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very uneven....

  • By karen on 07-04-16

Too cute story

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

Reviewed: 02-06-15

Enjoyed every bit of the story. Figured out who the bad guy was long before she did but I listen to a lot of crime stories. Like Leroy Gibbs myself

  • Saint Odd

  • Odd Thomas, Book 7
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,178
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,694
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,688

Odd Thomas is back where it all started…because the time has come to finish it. Since he left his simple life in the small town of Pico Mundo, California, his journey has taken him to places strange and wonderful, mysterious and terrifying. Across the land, in the company of mortals and spirits alike, he has known kindness and cruelty, felt love and loss, saved lives and taken them - as he's borne witness to humanity's greatest good and darkest evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I smiled as I again recognized his mannerisms

  • By Derek B. on 05-16-15

Great story series and finish!!

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

Reviewed: 01-30-15

Kinda sad times to hear the series end! Loved Issy and his devotion to Stormie! Write another series like this Mr Koontz.

3 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Deeply Odd

  • Odd Thomas, Book 6
  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,051
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,641
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,646

How do you make sure a crime that hasn’t happened yet, never does? That’s the critical question facing Odd Thomas, the young man with a unique ability to commune with restless spirits and help them find justice and peace. But this time, it’s the living who desperately need Odd on their side. Three helpless innocents will be brutally executed unless Odd can intervene in time. Who the potential victims are and where they can be found remain a mystery. The only thing Odd knows for sure is who the killer will be: the homicidal stranger who tried to shoot him dead in a small-town parking lot.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Odd Once Again

  • By Don Gilbert on 05-30-13

Another spooktacular adventure!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-22-15

I really enjoyed this book series. Hate to see that it is coming to quit close (I think) even though Stormy will be happy

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Deeper Darkness

  • By: J. T. Ellison
  • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,127
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,021
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,022

As a medical examiner, Samantha Owens knows her job is to make a certain sense of death with crisp methodology and precision instruments. But the day the Tennessee floods took her husband and children, the light vanished from Sam’s life. She has been pulled into a suffocating grief no amount of workaholic ardor can penetrate - until she receives a peculiar call from Washington, D.C. On the other end of the line is an old boyfriend’s mother, asking Sam to do a second autopsy on her son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't put it down!

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-25-16

Not bad at all

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

Reviewed: 05-19-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, it is a nice change from my other mystery books. Killer not obvious

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

The last few chapters definitely did. Good ending

Which character – as performed by Joyce Bean – was your favorite?

Sam, the main character. I am not too adventurous

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

No one particular moment

18 of 22 people found this review helpful

  • The Reversal

  • Harry Bosch, Book 16 (Mickey Haller, Book 3)
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Peter Giles
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,852
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,654
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,647

Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is recruited to change stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal child murder. After 24 years in prison, convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence. Haller is convinced Jessup is guilty, and he takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Christian on 10-10-10

Quite suspenseful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-11

I really enjoyed this book. I always enjoy Bosch but liked the combo of him with his brother.

  • Wicked Appetite

  • By: Janet Evanovich
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,799
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,307
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,297

Rumor has it that a collection of priceless ancient relics representing the Seven Deadly Sins have made their way to Boston’s North Shore. Partnered with pastry chef Lizzie Tucker, Diesel bullies and charms his way through historic Salem to track them down - and his mastermind cousin Gerewulf Grimorie. The black-haired, black-hearted Wulf is on the hunt for the relic representing gluttony. Now in a race against time, the pair soon finds out that more isn’t always better, as they battle Wulf and the first of the deadly sins.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious. Can't wait for the next one!

  • By Marcheta on 12-05-10

Only thought it was new

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-24-10

Well, basically it is a Stephanie Plum novel with new window dressing. Lizzie=Stef, Clara=Connie, Glo=Lula, Diesel= Ranger. Even the Porshe Cheyenne is the same! Come on Janet, can't you come up with something different? Yes, there were quite a few hilarous moments and man, I wanted some cupcakes the entire time I listened to the book!!

13 of 18 people found this review helpful