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  • Faulted

  • By: Jacqueline Druga
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

For the first time since his divorce, CJ will be able to take his son on a vacation. Along with his father, they make it a guys’ trip to the west coast. Little do they know their trip that is intended to be a lifetime of memories would include facing insurmountable odds. The lack of warning leaves everyone in the dark about what has occurred and vulnerable to all that unfolds. It doesn’t stop with the meteors. The disastrous events come one after another, a domino effect of annihilation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good read.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 01-14-19

Uneven Writing

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

Reviewed: 02-15-19

This didn't feel up to the author's usual work. The characters are uneven and feel roughly sketched. In fact the whole book feels like a rough draft for a series without the details. There is nothing really new here. At least there are no zombies.
Andrew B. Wehrlen narrates well and does a solid job on this uneven book.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Insurgent

  • Ice Hammer, Volume 2
  • By: Basil Sands
  • Narrated by: Basil Sands
  • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Following the invasion of the previous year, Brad Stone has become the figurehead of Alaska’s resistance movement. He’s now head of the largest militia in the former state, including the Chiknik Rangers, making him enemy number one to the Chinese leadership based in Anchorage. At the same time his sons, Ben and Ian, find themselves waging a bloody guerrilla operation against Russian troops in the east. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Read

  • By cosmitron on 09-12-18

Pretty Good Sequel

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

Reviewed: 02-04-19

The continuation of the Alaska invasion story with less Korean food than the first.
There are a lot of plot lines continued from the first book and it looks like they are headed for a third.
The characters are varied and well fleshed out. There are a lot on both sides, good and bad.
I look forward to the next installment.
The author does a good job of narration and seems to have a good grasp of the subject matter.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Humanity's Edge

  • The Complete Trilogy
  • By: Paul B Kohler
  • Narrated by: Wayne Mitchell
  • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 20

The Crazed are flesh-hungry monsters. Can civilization survive...and escape from the edge of humanity? Three books of non-stop zombie action that audiences are calling "fresh" with "dollops of violence" to satisfy even the most discriminating post-apocalyptic fan. From an Amazon best-selling author.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • An honest review

  • By W. Pierce on 01-01-19

I Tried...

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-28-19

I tried to make it through this trilogy, but I just couldn't do it. The characters are not believable, engage it too much introspection and then act irrationally. Lesbian characters seem to spontaneously switch sides with alcohol or pressure as well.
The plot is disjointed as is the dialogue. I just couldn't care about the characters and by the second book, I couldn't really care what happened. I quit at about chapter 105 and don't really have any interest in what happens to the characters or story.
Narration is OK, but some of the voices are distracting.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • The Mad Mick

  • The Mad Mick Series, Book 1
  • By: Franklin Horton
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 390
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385

Conor Maguire nearly lost his daughter Barb when she was three years old, injured by the drunk driver that killed his wife. When the justice system failed him, Conor, the son and grandson of IRA bombers, retaliated against the driver in dramatic and gruesome fashion. For over 25 years, Conor designed and built custom weapons of death and destruction at his compound in the mountains of Virginia. Then a series of devastating terror attacks brought down the United States. Conor and Barb assumed they were safe in their secure compound. Then Barb was kidnapped.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner from the dynamic duo

  • By Elis Law on 11-08-18

Well Done EMP Adventure

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

Reviewed: 01-22-19

A different take and perspective on a post EMP survival story. What happened isn't as important as surviving the aftermath in this story. The characters are developed over time with requisite flashbacks and backstory interludes. It is done well and the story feels pretty complete even though it appears there may be more.
As always, Kevin Pierce delivers a good narration but struggles a bit with Irish accents.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • The Savageside

  • The Flipside Sagas, Book 2
  • By: Jake Bible
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Operator Trevon Cash, along with his friends, his colleagues, and an international coalition of military personnel, must fight horrific new dinosaurs, survive a landscape in constant turmoil, and somehow figure out how to get back to their time while their modern technology fails, new mega-predators attack, and a Russian army bears down on them! 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Action Packed!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 12-19-18

Interesting Spin on Time Travel

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

Reviewed: 01-22-19

Lots of dinosaurs and jumping back and forth in time. It doesn't feel plausible and I felt lost in all the characters jumping around in time and space. It felt a bit to ambitious and chaotic.
The book is narrated well by Andrew B. Wehrlen.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Hell Week

  • America Falls, Book 1
  • By: Scott Medbury
  • Narrated by: Adam Barr
  • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

Think North Korea and Russia are the greatest danger to the United States? Think again. After a surprise biological attack, America, the most powerful nation on Earth, quickly succumbs, with 99.91% of the population over the age of 16 decimated. As society unravels, and the ground invasion of his country begins, loner Isaac Race must form a connection with a ragtag group of survivors and elude not only the invaders, but other dangers and threats unleashed in chaotic Post-America.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Just misses the mark for great

  • By Randy Murphy on 12-09-18

Nice Twist on the American Apocalypse

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

I really liked this book and main character. This book is written from a young man's perspective and very effectively conveys his reaction as being alone in a dead and then invaded America. The plot is plausible, well thought out and delivered well in this first installment of a series with great potential.
Sorry no zombies, nuclear war or EMPs, but this is just as engineered plague scenario is just as scary.
Adam Barr does a great job of narrating this book.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Still of Night

  • Dead of Night Series, Book 4
  • By: Jonathan Maberry, Rachael Lavin
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 278
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 276

The dead rose. We fell. But not everyone thinks the war for survival is over. Heroes rise in times of crisis, and Still of Night tells their stories....Dahlia- A bullied high school girl with a love for edged weapons goes from victim to powerful leader as the zombie apocalypse sweeps through her world. Rachael Elle continues her journey from comic-con cosplayer to actual hero as she encounter a community with a dark and terrible secret. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So excited!

  • By Liv on 12-14-18

Ledger and Zombies

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

Joe meets the Walking Dead and mayhem and gore ensue. This is a great continuation of the series and has some surprises and twists. I especially enjoy Mr. Church making an appearance.
If you like Joe Ledger and or zombies, you'll love this book!
Oh and of course Ray Porter delivers. He is the voice of Joe Ledger, there can be none other!

10 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • The Jade Ihara Adventures: Omnibus Edition

  • By: David Wood, Sean Ellis
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 25 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37

Three complete novels from the best-selling Jade Ihara Adventures series by David Wood and Sean Ellis! 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nice Indiana Jones style adventure

  • By David Hope on 10-30-18

Standard Adventure Fare

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

These are your standard adventure type books, not that there is anything wrong with that. Nothing really new, just a fairly well done action escapist book.
Jeffrey Kafer narrates well and provides consistency across the three books.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Nighthawks

  • Children of Nostradamus, Book 1
  • By: Jeremy Flagg
  • Narrated by: Robin J Sitten
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 42

Twenty-six-year-old painter Conthan Cowan takes art to a shocking frontier. His debut exhibit features the transformation of his high school friend, Sarah, as she went from a shy, soft-spoken girl to a Child of Nostradamus - an individual gifted with extraordinary abilities. Living in a society where the Children of Nostradamus are captured by the government, Conthan's exhibit draws attention from officials and protesters alike.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • an entertaining story with an engaging plot

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 09-05-17

Unengaging Plot and Characters

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

This book was slow to start and the characters were not engaging. There didn't seem to be anything new in the "mutant superhero children not accepted by society" plot line.
Robin J Sitten does a decent job with a book that never takes off.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • For Which We Stand: Ian's Road (A Five Roads to Texas Novel)

  • By: Joseph Hansen, Phalanx Press
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

El Paso wasn’t the Promised Land that Ian and his crew had hoped for, but it wasn’t a total bust either. The concept of a safe haven in today’s world was a fool’s errand at best. This was the consensus of their tiny band and to keep moving their only salvation. While others waited in their pens, the four from the private security company moved on, taking on as many they could help, in hopes that they too would join the fight. Their journey was long and arduous, but it was worth it...they hope.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ready for book 4

  • By Shanna Tidwell on 12-28-18

Not Really Engaged

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

This book really didn't do anything for me. It was a bit too much of a snapshot without enough scope and plot. I realize it is part of a larger body of work, but it didn't really fit in well. The writing is a bit choppy and the author relies on cliches and catch phrases too much. Overall it just didn't connect.
The book is narrated by Andrew B. Wehrlen who does a decent job.
I was given this free audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.