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  • The Dark Tower IV

  • Wizard and Glass
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 27 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12,277
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 11,230
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,183

In this fourth volume, Roland, Eddie, Susannah, and Jake survive Blaine the Mono's final crash, only to find themselves stranded in an alternate version of Topeka, Kansas, one that has been ravaged by the superflu virus. While following the deserted I-70 toward a distant glass palace, Roland recounts a story about a seaside town called Hambry, where he fell in love with a girl named Susan Delgado, and where he and his old tet-mates Alain and Cuthbert battled the forces of John Farson.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Frank Muller is the best Audible narrator!!!!

  • By Russ on 08-26-16

Missing something.

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

This is my favorite King novels. This one was missing something, I’m not sure what but I did not enjoy it as much as the first 3.

  • Killing Floor

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 17 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,354
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,561
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,530

Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He's just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he's arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn't kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn't stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Even if you have it GET THIS ONE!!

  • By shelley on 10-30-15

So close to perfect

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

Reviewed: 12-28-18

If the narrator didn’t sound like he should play an overweight down on his luck past the prime of his life private eye this would have been a 5 star. I picture someone younger and tougher sounding playing this part.

  • Christmas Eve, 1914

  • By: Charles Olivier
  • Narrated by: Cameron Daddo, Xander Berkeley, Cody Fern, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,467
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,448
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,403

In 1914, the war which was to have been wrapped up by Christmas had - in reality - only just begun, as all sides entrenched themselves deeper into the Great War. Christmas Eve, 1914 follows one company of British officers as they rotate forward to spend their Christmas on the front lines, a mere 80 yards from the German guns. Upper- and working-class men and boys are thrown together into one trench and struggle to survive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautifully "illustrated"

  • By anonymous on 12-25-14

Chills

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

Reviewed: 12-08-18

This will be a Christmas tradition that my family will listen to every year, very inspiring.

  • The Exorcist

  • 40th Anniversary Edition
  • By: William Peter Blatty
  • Narrated by: William Peter Blatty, Eliana Shaskan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,621
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,378
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,373

Four decades after it first shook the nation, then the world, William Peter Blatty's thrilling masterwork of faith and demonic possession returns in an even more powerful form. Raw and profane, shocking and blood-chilling, it remains a modern parable of good and evil and perhaps the most terrifying novel ever written.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Terrifying...

  • By Kenneth on 10-01-12

40 years later it still holds up!

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

Reviewed: 11-03-18

The narration by William Peter Blatty was the best I’ve ever heard.
The story was great I never felt bored or uninterested.
If you get this audible for only 1 reason get it to hear the narration. It will make you wish he narrated all your books. To bad he died in 2017.

  • Breeds, Book 1

  • By: Keith C. Blackmore
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,582
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,500
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,497

In a near-deserted coastal village, odd things are happening. Strangers are asking questions about the town's recluse. A local hunter discovers naked footprints in the snow. The stray dog population has ceased to exist. And with winter's most powerful weapon bearing down, things are about to become much, much worse. A werewolf book. Not a romance. Not at all.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Add another feather in Keith's cap!

  • By J.C. on 05-16-18

Not a romance!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

Over the top bad language, if You are not into that it could ruin the book for you. The performer takes a couple of chapters to get used too and then he sort of becomes the characters. Finally a werewolf story that’s not a bunch of teenagers falling in love. Blood, gore and fear a true werewolf story. I can’t wait to read the next one.

  • Salem's Lot

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Stephen King
  • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,973
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,995
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,973

Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and that his hometown is under siege by forces of darkness far beyond his control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You can't go home again...

  • By David S. Mathew on 10-12-16

Not scary

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

Reviewed: 08-19-18

It had a few good parts but mostly boring. Way to much time spent on characters not enough time spent on vampires.

  • Pippi Longstocking

  • By: Astrid Lindgren
  • Narrated by: Esther Benson
  • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201

Tommy and his sister Annika have a new neighbor, and her name is Pippi Longstocking. She has crazy red pigtails, no parents to tell her what to do, a horse that lives on the porch and a pet monkey named Mr. Nilsson. Whether Pippi's scrubbing her floors, doing arithmetic or stirring things up at a fancy tea party, her flair for the outrageous always seems to lead to another adventure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Still works for today's kids--even boys!

  • By SoCal Walker on 07-26-12

I shouldn’t be allowed to review this.

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

Don’t trust my review I’ve never read it. don’t read it, the narrator that I’ve never heard sucks, the story that I’ve never read is for children and the overall thought of this book that I know nothing about is that I would be dumber for reading it.

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  • The Bad Place

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Carol Cowan, Michael Hanson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,126
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 843
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 841

Frank Pollard awakens in an alley, knowing nothing but his name - and that he is in great danger. Having taken refuge in a motel, he wakes again only to find his hands covered in blood. As far as he knows, he's no killer. But whose blood is this, and how did it get there?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Well, maybe it's me

  • By Jim on 12-09-14

Must read.

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

So weird I can’t explain the twist in this book without ruining for you but after all these years since I first read it it’s stuck with me.

  • Wildlife - A Dark Thriller

  • By: Jeff Menapace
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 209
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 194

Deep in the Florida Everglades, a tragic accident has ignited a deadly feud between two families. Meanwhile a young writer, his girlfriend, and her family take a boat ride into the isolated wilds of the Everglades for research on a new book, only to become unwitting witnesses to a brutal crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Thriller.

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 09-27-15

Hillbilly horror

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

Why are hillbillies always so violent? The fact that I read this about a month ago and don’t remember how it ends says it all, forgettable.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Troop

  • By: Nick Cutter
  • Narrated by: Corey Brill
  • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,370
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,126
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,124

Once every year, Scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a weekend camping trip - a tradition as comforting and reliable as a good ghost story around a roaring bonfre. The boys are a tight-knit crew. There’s Kent, one of the most popular kids in school; Ephraim and Max, also well-liked and easygoing; then there’s Newt the nerd and Shelley the odd duck. For the most part, they all get along and are happy to be there - which makes Scoutmaster Tim’s job a little easier.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mild spoilers

  • By Jess B on 02-15-18

Horror at its best or close to it.

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

I had a better story ark in my head than ended up playing out in this story which was a little disappointing but I still really enjoyed this book.