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  • A Merciful Truth

  • By: Kendra Elliot
  • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,880
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,627
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,617

Raised by a family of survivalists, FBI agent Mercy Kilpatrick can take on any challenge - even the hostile reception to her homecoming. But she's not the only one causing chaos in the rural community of Eagle's Nest, Oregon. At first believed to be teenage pranks, a series of fires takes a deadly turn with the murder of two sheriff's deputies. Now, along with Police Chief Truman Daly, Mercy is on the hunt for an arsonist turned killer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • love it

  • By Diana Hart 33 on 06-28-17

A Good Story, but ...

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

I like the characters. I like the story ... The
writing is not the best. I'll keep going through the series, but the price of the audio books is less than the cost of one credit on my membership plan ...

  • The Rooster Bar

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12,742
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,389
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11,376

Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Think he was trying for a younger audience.

  • By Anonymous User on 11-06-17

A Better book...

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

Reviewed: 02-20-18

I was thinking that Grisham had gone very stale, that he had lost the joy in writing. But then came The Rooster Bar. I quite liked it, all the way to the end.

  • Year of Yes

  • How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person
  • By: Shonda Rhimes
  • Narrated by: Shonda Rhimes
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,481
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14,735
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,677

The megatalented creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder chronicles how saying yes for one year changed her life - and how it can change yours, too.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best 7 Hours Listening to an Audio Book Ever!

  • By ccreads on 02-20-16

I wish there were more than five stars...

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

Reviewed: 11-13-15

If I liked Shonda before, I love her now. Her journey of transformation is inspiring. But the best part about the Year of Yes, is that the actual live recordings of some of her speeches are terrific. One of the best audio book productions I have ever heard. In terms of "personal journey" books, Shonda leaves Liz Gilbert in the dust. Thanks Shonda.

35 of 41 people found this review helpful

  • The Crossing

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,076
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,917
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,869

Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former LAPD partner, Lucia Soto, he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I just loved this book; every last bit of it

  • By Michele B on 11-10-15

I could net put it down

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

Reviewed: 11-05-15

I was slowly winding my way through Grisham's latest when "The Crossing" arrived in my queue. I thought I'd take a look, and after the first few minutes I was hooked. I hope Bosch makes it back on to the LAPD, but I must confess, I like it when the brothers are working together. It felt like I went through this book in one listen. That's not entirely true, but it sure was a fun one. Michael Connelly is my favorite crime
writer, and Titus Welliver has got Harry Bosch mastered.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Gray Mountain

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Catherine Taber
  • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,609
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5,884
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,892

The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer's career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track - until the recession hits and she gets downsized, furloughed, escorted out of the building. Samantha, though, is one of the "lucky" associates. She's offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay, after which there would be a slim chance that she'd get her old job back. In a matter of days Samantha moves from Manhattan to Brady, Virginia, population 2,200, in the heart of Appalachia, a part of the world she has only read about.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Painful to listen to

  • By Toni on 10-24-14

Glad I picked it up again

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

Reviewed: 11-01-15

Somewhere in my first look at this book, I decided I'd rather read something else. Then I forgot about it. The other day I picked it up, started over. I enjoyed it. It was somewhat obvious n it's plot. But I can be sucked in to a book that's somewhat sappy. I'm going to listen to Rogue Lawyer next.

  • The Girl in the Spider's Web

  • A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series
  • By: David Lagercrantz
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,663
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,935
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 17,900

In this adrenaline-charged, up-to-the-moment political thriller, Stieg Larsson's Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are back. The troubled genius hacker and crusading journalist thrilled the world in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, which have sold more than 80 million copies worldwide.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So thankful we still have Lizbeth!

  • By AudioAddict on 09-04-15

I did not want to like it

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

Reviewed: 09-03-15

David Lagercrantz took some time to meet his characters and adopt them. many nice surprises and twists. of course, Simon Vance came back to serenade us with his talent. I look forward to a continuation of the series.

6 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • Word of Honor

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 28 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,771
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,139

He is a good man, a brilliant corporate executive, an honest, handsome family man admired by men and desired by women. But a lifetime ago Ben Tyson was a lieutenant in Vietnam.There the men under his command committed a murderous atrocity -- and together swore never to tell the world what they had done. Now the press, army justice, and the events he tried to forget have caught up with Ben Tyson.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This one's worth a credit!

  • By Mike on 09-08-09

Full of Surprises

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

Reviewed: 03-03-14

It took me a while to get into this book. For me, it started off slow, but by the end I was completely mesmerized.. It was longer than many, which I really like. Definitely worth a listen. One of my favorite Nelson DeMille books yet.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Winner

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Frances Cassidy
  • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,525
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,258
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,258

She is 20, beautiful, dirt-poor, and hoping for a better life for her infant daughter when LuAnn Tyler is offered the gift of a lifetime, a $100 million lottery jackpot. All she has to do is change her identity and leave the U.S. forever. It's an offer she dares to refuse...until violence forces her hand and thrusts her into a harrowing game of high-stakes, big-money subterfuge. It's a price she won't fully pay...until she does the unthinkable and breaks the promise that made her rich.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another winner

  • By Sally on 09-21-12

I liked the story...

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

Reviewed: 08-27-13

I liked the story of 'The Winner," but I thought the narration was about the worst I had ever heard. It was overly sappy, melodramatic. It really ruined the book for me.

  • Angels Flight

  • A Harry Bosch Novel
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Peter Giles
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,200
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 4,748
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,767

An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive - and the dead man's enemies inside the L.A.P.D. are so numerous - that it falls to Harry to solve it. Now the streets are superheating. Harry's year-old Vegas marriage is unraveling. And the hunt for a killer is leading Harry to another high-profile L.A. murder case, one where every cop had a motive. The question is, did any have the guts?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another Good Connelly!

  • By R. Pontiflet on 02-08-14

This is my fave "harry bosch" ever

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

Reviewed: 06-21-13

I am not sure why it took so long to have this released as an audio book, but I suspect it might have something to do with the "kiddie porn"aspect. not sure. regardless, as soon as I saw that it had been released, i dove right in. There was a lot to learn about Harry in this book, and the plot was so strong that it led me right through the book. Thanks to Michael Connelly. Peter Giles, the reader, was excellent. Just a really nice listen.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • First to Kill

  • By: Andrew Peterson
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,558
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,321
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,322

When you're the best at what you do, it's not always easy to walk away. Nathan McBride was retired. The trained Marine sniper and covert CIA operative had put the violence of his former life behind him. But not anymore. A deep-cover FBI agent has disappeared along with one ton of powerful Semtex explosive, enough to unleash a disaster of international proportions. The U.S. government has no choice but to coax Nathan out of retirement.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Good

  • By Vida T. Yancy on 07-12-09

Three Books in Four Days

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

Reviewed: 06-02-13

Nathan McBride is my new favorite hero. Andrew Peterson has developed a cast of characters that made me want to keep reading. And now I am waiting for more.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful