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  • The Promise

  • By: Robert Crais
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,995
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,756
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,751

Loyalty, commitment, the fight against injustice - these are the things that have always driven Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. If they make a promise, they keep it. Even if it could get them killed. When Elvis Cole is hired to locate a woman who may have disappeared with a stranger she met online, it seems like an ordinary case - until Elvis learns the missing woman worked for a defense contractor and was being blackmailed to supply explosives components for a person or persons unknown.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • "They Call K-9 When They Need Superpowers, Woof!"

  • By Empress Karen on 11-10-15

Still good but not as good as the first.

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

Reviewed: 12-12-17

This book falls in line with several sequels out there in the world, failing to be as good as the first. I do like how the author goes back and describes a situation from several different views.

  • Suspect

  • By: Robert Crais
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,749
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,696
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,688

LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well, not since a shocking nighttime assault by unidentified men killed his partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty - until he meets his new partner. Maggie is not doing so well, either. The German shepherd survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing explosives before she lost her handler to an IED and sniper attack, and her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s. They are each other’s last chance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping Page Turner!!

  • By Jacqueline on 01-22-13

Dog lovers beware. You will cry.

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

Reviewed: 12-12-17

This book was deeply emotional for me. It is an homage to true working dogs around the world. Shows the connection between dog and owner. Great read.

  • Shaman's Revenge

  • Way of the Shaman, Book 6
  • By: Vasily Mahanenko
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
  • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,725
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,635
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630

Daniel Mahan, the legendary Shaman of the Barliona game world, has served his sentence in virtual reality. Eleven months of adventures and battles in exchange for eight years in prison isn't a bad trade-off. And yet Barliona refuses to relinquish its grip on the Shaman so easily, erasing the boundary between his two realities. It turns out that it's not so simple to leave the capsule - the Way must be completed....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Totally Redeemed!

  • By Josh Hennesey on 11-24-17

Thought I would hate it but was brilliant!

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

Reviewed: 12-12-17

Not to drop any spoilers but I hated how the last book ended. but reading this you will understand and be fulfilled!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Columbus Day

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 1
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26,738
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 25,440
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25,384

The Ruhar hit us on Columbus Day. There we were, innocently drifting along the cosmos on our little blue marble, like the Native Americans in 1492. Over the horizon came ships of a technologically advanced, aggressive culture, and BAM! There went the good old days, when humans got killed only by each other. So, Columbus Day. It fits. When the morning sky twinkled again, this time with Kristang starships jumping in to hammer the Ruhar, we thought we were saved.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sci Fi I didn't know I wanted

  • By Gary Glenn on 06-27-17

Exciting. You never really know what'll happen.

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

Reviewed: 10-17-17

I must say this has been one of my favorite reads lately. I haven't had a SciFi book that has moved me in quite a while. I hope the author keeps them coming!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Laughing Corpse

  • An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel
  • By: Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: Kimberly Alexis
  • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,020
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,550
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,560

In The Laughing Corpse, a creature from beyond the grave is tearing a swath of murder through St. Louis. And Anita will learn that there are some secrets better left buried-and some people better off dead.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Love the book, but hate the Sound Effects!

  • By Lisa on 11-10-10

Surprisingly enjoyable.

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

Reviewed: 08-06-17

My good friend turned me into this series. I had low expectations but have been pleasantly surprised because of the simple fact the characters feel real to me. They are not perfect people. They grow on you. even the callous ones you see they are who they are because of things that have happened in their past.

  • Gank

  • The Crucible Shard, Book 4
  • By: Skyler Grant
  • Narrated by: Doug Tisdale Jr.
  • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

The Elves are invading Galea. With evil growing in the southern lands they have come to put an end to it by any means necessary. The forces of evil won't go down easily. Liam Ottani has learned many lessons since first logging into the crucible shard. Attacks must not go unanswered and one must strike where their enemy is weak.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a fun book with great characters

  • By Logan79 on 01-16-18

It is a confusing but rather enjoyable experience!

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

Reviewed: 06-08-17

The thing I like about these books is that it's not very predictable. Things you believe set in stone turns​ out to be just another layer of paint on said stone. Each book in this series is better than the last. Keep it up Skylar!

  • World Seed: New Rules

  • World Seed, Book 2
  • By: Justin Miller
  • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 536
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 516
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 515

Justin Miller presents the second book in the World Seed series. Join John Hulett as he continues his journey through the world of NeoLife, bringing his experiences and powers to play on Earth to aid against the coming storm. What exactly does the future hold for mankind?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's a fun story. The premise is unique.

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-10-17

Enjoyed every minute!

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

Reviewed: 05-26-17

This is one of the best written books I've read of the LirRpg sagas. The main character is

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Karmadont Chess Set

  • Way of the Shaman, Book 5
  • By: Vasily Mahanenko
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
  • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,898
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,787
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,783

Mahan's ready for new adventures - just as the gaming world of Barliona thought it was about to reenter its old comfortable rut. The winds of the Dark Forest have finally died down; Altameda has recognized its new owner while Geranika is nursing new schemes of global destruction. Would Mahan be happy with this predictable old life? We think not!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pissed Off!!! (5 stars)

  • By Parker on 05-22-17

Good Continuation

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

Reviewed: 05-18-17

This book had me so excited to read it, and I did enjoy it, but the cliffhanger. My God I just want to cry in frustration. I'm not going to spoil it. The journey was indeed enjoyable.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Land: Founding: A LitRPG Saga

  • Chaos Seeds, Book 1
  • By: Aleron Kong
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,676
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,832
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,819

Tricked into a world of banished gods, demons, goblins, sprites and magic, Richter must learn to meet the perils of The Land and begin to forge his own kingdom. Actions have consequences across The Land, with powerful creatures and factions now hell-bent on Richter's destruction. Can Richter forge allegiances to survive this harsh and unforgiving world or will he fall to the dark denizens of this ancient and unforgiving realm? A tale to shake "The Land" itself, measuring 10/10 on the Richter scale, how will Richter's choices shape the future of The Land and all who reside in it?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better Than The Wheel Of Time and Firefly

  • By Just Sayin on 10-18-18

Well thought out story. I enjoyed it.

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

Reviewed: 05-17-17

I like the main character in the story but it doesn't seem like you meet the sinister guy from the beginning again so in that way the story flounders a bit. otherwise I quite enjoyed it.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Video Game Plotline Tester

  • Dark Herbalist Series, Book 1
  • By: Michael Atamanov
  • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,019
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,923
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,921

Would you be prepared to work for free? How would you like to bust your hump for a large corporation 60-plus hours a week without a wage or a single day off for the vague promise of some mysterious perks in the distant future? You'd refuse point blank, wouldn't you? But what if the job in question was playing a state-of-the-art fantasy MMORPG game? And what if this was the only thing you're really good at? Especially considering that your in-game partner is someone really special to you - and this person already lives a virtual life?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Different and Good LitRPG

  • By Don Gilbert on 06-15-18

Absolutely loved it.

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

Reviewed: 05-14-17

I read this book and it makes me wish I could have that job. The world is very interesting and the PC and NPCs are very well thought out and mysterious. leaves you with a hunger for more.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful