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Jesse Phillips

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  • The Haunting of Rookward House

  • By: Darcy Coates
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 112

She's always watching.... When Guy finds the deeds to a house in his mother's attic, it seems like an incredible stroke of luck. Sure, the building hasn't been inhabited in 40 years and vines strangle the age-stained walls, but Guy is convinced he can clean it up and sell it. He'd be crazy to turn down free money. Right? The house is hours from any other habitation, and Guy can't get phone reception in the old building. He decides to camp there while he does repairs. Surely nothing too bad can happen in the space of a week. But there's a reason no one lives in Rookward House, and the dilapidated rooms aren't as empty as they seem....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Not so scary, but still kept me up

  • By Shaun-Francis Karch on 12-22-17

engaging read, well read, kind of want this house

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

Reviewed: 06-30-18

Darcy Coates, as always, is an engaging read with honestly written characters that you start to love m in spite of their flaws. Joe Hempel is an excellent actor and I fall into a trance listening to him, becoming a watcher in the room with the main characters. Also, if Anna Hendrix doesn't play the woman in red when the movie comes out I'm going to riot.

  • The Handyman

  • By: Bentley Little
  • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 938
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 878
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 878

Daniel Martin has never forgotten his childhood encounters with Frank Watkins, the man who built his family a summer home out of cardboard and plywood. Frank's gaze was oddly confusing, as if he was attempting to discern the proper way to behave because he didn't know how to respond in a human manner. Since Frank obviously wasn't an alien, young Daniel thought maybe the man was crazy. In the end, Daniel would learn the terrifying truth about Frank Watkins. And as an adult, Daniel is about to discover there are more of them out there.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Little is back!

  • By JuniorLo on 02-08-18

AMAZING Read - Spectacular Twist

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

Reviewed: 06-26-18

This is literally the first book that made me understand the classic shivers up your spine that a good thriller should have. I fell in love with the main character, thoroughly enjoyed the twists and turns and scares throughout. This book will leave you staring at your phone going "NOOOOO!!!" when it's over. GOOD book. Highly recommend! (Also the narrator was AWESOME!!)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The House of Long Shadows

  • House of Souls, Book 1
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 392
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 361
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 361

Kevin Taylor is an Internet-famous handyman on a mission: Find a house and renovate it in 30 days. By flipping a derelict house in a month's time and chronicling the entire thing on video for his online subscribers, he seeks to become a star. The problems that plague this property will require more than elbow grease to fix, however. Shadows throughout the home are distorted, and an enigmatic trespasser keeps showing up in his footage. Worse still are the hideous voices that issue from otherwise empty rooms in the dead of night.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dry

  • By Donna Johnson on 08-21-18

great twists, reads like vintage horror, awesome

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

Reviewed: 06-05-18

great twists, reads like vintage horror, awesome performance and a chilling experience! so many chills!

2 of 8 people found this review helpful