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Bev Caruso

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  • The Kremlin Conspiracy

  • By: Joel C. Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
  • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,955
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,795
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,781

Everything he learned to protect the president, he must use to take out theirs. With an American president distracted by growing tensions in North Korea and Iran, an ominous new threat is emerging in Moscow. A czar is rising in the Kremlin, a Russian president feverishly consolidating power, silencing his opposition, and plotting a brazen and lightning-fast military strike that could rupture the NATO alliance and bring Washington and Moscow to the brink of nuclear war. But in his blind spot is the former U.S. Secret Service agent, Marcus Ryker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding thriller

  • By DIANE M TINKLE on 03-12-18

Spellbinding, action-packed portrayal of current events

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-24-18

Once again Rosenberg paints an insider's view of what's happening behind the scenes and could soon happen any day.

  • How Green Was My Valley

  • By: Richard Llewellyn
  • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
  • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222

How Green Was My Valley is Richard Llewellyn’s best-selling - and timeless - classic, as well as the basis of a beloved film. As Huw Morgan is about to leave home forever, he reminisces about the golden days of his youth when South Wales still prospered, when coal dust had not yet blackened the valley. Drawn simply and lovingly, with a crisp Welsh humor, Llewellyn’s characters fight, love, laugh, and cry, creating an indelible portrait of a people. Richard Llewellyn (1906–1983), a Welsh novelist, was born in Hendon, England, in the county of Middlesex.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The rhythm of life... the pattern of words...

  • By Jan on 04-16-13

Enthralling story with charming character development.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-07-18

A story giving insight into a changing time and place little known by the average reader.

  • Take This Cup

  • The Jerusalem Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Brock Thoene, Bodie Thoene
  • Narrated by: Tom O'Malley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 320
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293

Nehemiah, the young son of a Jewish woman, a weaver from Jerusalem, is born and raised among the Jews who didn't return to Jerusalem from the Exile. Educated by Rabbi Kagba, one of the magi present at Jesus' birth thirty years earlier, Nehemiah grows up with the expectation of a soon-coming Messiah. Could the Yeshua of Nazareth, who is walking the earth, reportedly doing miracles, be that Messiah? When young Nehemiah must travel the long caravan road to Jerusalem, he is charged with an unusual mission...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Inspiration

  • By Gail Holmes on 06-22-15

Love Those Thoenes

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

Reviewed: 04-27-18

Where does Take This Cup rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It's a 10 !

What was one of the most memorable moments of Take This Cup?

Too many to state.

What does Tom O'Malley bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

It's like being there.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

I've never been good at titles

Any additional comments?

I'd recommend it to anyone interested in the time period.

  • John Adams

  • By: David McCullough
  • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
  • Length: 30 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,634
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,247
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,258

McCullough's John Adams has the sweep and vitality of a great novel. This is history on a grand scale, an audiobook about politics, war, and social issues, but also about human nature, love, religious faith, virtue, ambition, friendship, and betrayal, and the far-reaching consequences of noble ideas. Above all, it is an enthralling, often surprising story of one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An outstanding biography

  • By Davis on 07-10-06

Fascinating account of Adams' life & USA's birth

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

Reviewed: 04-27-18

Would you listen to John Adams again? Why?

No, only because I'm 77 and there's so much more yet to read.

What was one of the most memorable moments of John Adams?

His return to civilian life and necessary adjustments.

Which character – as performed by Nelson Runger – was your favorite?

Abigail

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Both laughed and cried and ah hah-ed.

Any additional comments?

Best and clearest telling of those early days of our country.

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