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  • Worthy Brown's Daughter

  • By: Phillip Margolin
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 45

Matthew Penny, a young lawyer, arrives on the frontier with nothing but shattered dreams. Unable to face the memories that await back home, he joins the handful of lawyers practicing in Portland, Oregon - which in 1860 is just a riverfront town in a state less than a year old. Worthy Brown, a slave from Georgia, journeys west with his master, Caleb Barbour, who promises to reward Worthy and his daughter, Roxanne, with their freedom if they help him establish a homestead in Oregon. When Barbour reneges on his pledge, Worthy's hope for a fresh start with his child is destroyed.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Based on a true story

  • By Jean on 02-07-14

Six stars at least

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

Excellent story and well crafted. And Jason Culp is the best narrator I’ve run across. I wish he did way way more.

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  • Fallon

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 210

Macon Fallon had never needed more than a deck of cards, a fast horse, and a ready gun; he was counting on those things now as he led an unsuspecting group of settlers to an abandoned mining town. But while Fallon prepared to pass the ghost town off as a gold mine in the making, a funny thing happened: a real-life community started to take shape in the town he’d christened Red Horse. So when a band of vicious outlaws and a kid who fancied himself a gunslinger threatened to rip Red Horse apart, Fallon found himself caught in one predicament he’d never gambled on. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The ending is awesome!

  • By David M. Hahn on 04-17-19

In the tip theee!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-18

I’ve listened to almost every L’amour available, and ‘‘tis one is second only to one other narrated by Culprit. Who, by the way, is simply the best. Original story. Humor. Suspense. Just everything you’d like to hear in a L’amour.

  • Reilly's Luck

  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Beau Bridges
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 596
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 520
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 516

Val Darrant was just four years old the snowy night his mother abandoned him. But instead of meeting a lonely death, he met Will Reilly - a gentleman, a gambler, and a worldly, self-taught scholar. For 10 years they each were all the family the other had, traveling from dusty American boomtowns to the glittering cities of Belle Époque Europe - until the day Reilly’s luck ran out in a roar of gunfire. But it wasn’t a gambling brawl or a pack of thieves that sealed Will’s fate. It was a far more complex story that Val would soon uncover.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another Great Read By Louis L'Amour

  • By Lady M on 11-18-12

One of Lamour’s best!

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

Reviewed: 05-18-18

Bridges did an outstanding with this excellent story. I was so sorry it ended! I wish there was a sequel.

  • The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour

  • Volume 3 (Unabridged Selections)
  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

This third volume of Louis L'Amour's collected stories is a thrilling tribute to the unique spirit of our frontier heritage and proves again the enduring popularity of America's favorite storyteller.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Stories!

  • By Lady M on 04-17-17

L'amour's very best

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

Reviewed: 08-21-17

These stories are so well-written. My husband and I both totally enjoyed them. We've read and listened to most of L'amour's books, and these are pure gold. Darn good narrator too.

  • Desert Death-Song

  • A Collection of Western Stories
  • By: Louis L'Amour
  • Narrated by: John McLain
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37

A collection of stories from the most famous Western author of all time! Desert Death-Song is a compilation of some of Louis L’Amour’s greatest stories, many of which might otherwise be difficult to find. Whether he was writing under his early pen name, Jim Mayo, or his own, L’Amour’s stories are unforgettable, touching on rough and rugged American ideals, and set in the untamable frontier of the Western United States.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • If you've heard one L'Amour short story...

  • By CyberParson on 06-23-18

Best of both

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

Reviewed: 05-04-17

Best narration and great stories. Good tough guys and full of suspense. Never cared for short stories but these changed my mind.

  • Tarzan of the Apes

  • By: Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91

When Tarzan is orphaned as a baby deep in the African jungle, he is saved from certain death when he is adopted by a she-ape. Raised as one of her own, Tarzan learns the way of the Kerchak - the tribe of great apes who rule the jungle. They teach him how to survive, to hunt, to swing through the trees, and to communicate with the other animals of the jungle. By the time he is a young man Tarzan has the courage and strength of 10 men. But it is his human brain that allows him to be the King of the Apes. And Lord of the Jungle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Fun!

  • By Catra121 on 06-17-16

Excellent all around.

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

Reviewed: 08-19-16

I'm very fussy about narration and this performer is as good as they get. I am not writing more because I'll die if I don't download book 2 immediately.