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  • Koban, Volume 1

  • By: Stephen W. Bennett
  • Narrated by: Patrick Freeman
  • Length: 25 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,886
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,757
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,758

We colonized 700 planets. Humankind enjoyed the benefits of expansion room and the end of wars. We even disbanded our military. Then the Krall found us. The Krall have used thousands of years of combat to select the genes of the strongest and fastest warriors. They are a species determined to dominate the entire galaxy, through destruction and annihilation of every opponent.

Koban is an uninhabited high-gravity planet with impossibly fast savage animals, which employ organic superconducting nerves. This deadly world is where the Krall tested humans for war capability.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story, dreadful narration.

  • By Nate on 05-14-15

get past Patrick... you shall be rewarded

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

Reviewed: 01-30-16

I commend mr Freeman on his narration . you had a rocky start that eventually smoothed out. I wont hesistate to listen to your narrations in the future. I'm 3hrs from finishing book 2 ,
my biggest regret is that there is only 5 books in the series, plus one more in the Koban universe. Not nearly enough.

1 of 2 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 13,531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,328
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,279

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

The Brothers

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

Reviewed: 11-17-15

Harry and Uncle Mickey at their best -more "crossings" please.
Connelly's still hitting them out of the park.

  • A Place Called Freedom

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,343
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,680
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,659

This lush novel, set in 1766 England and America, evokes an era ripe with riot and revolution, from the teeming streets of London to the sprawling grounds of a Virginia plantation. Mack McAsh burns with the desire to escape his life of slavery in Scottish coal mines while Lizzie Hallim is desperate to shed a life of sheltered subjugation to her spineless husband. United in America, their only chance for freedom lies beyond the Western frontier - if they're brave enough to take it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WORTH THE CREDIT AND THEM SOME!

  • By Georgia on 08-28-15

an abridged feeling ...

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

Reviewed: 04-16-15

i have read all of ken follett's books and have enjoyed every last one.i especially enjoy his 30 and 40 hour epics. these longer stories are packed with information a tribute to the research he must put into each . i find his shorter stories just as engrossing and enjoyable.
which brings me to "freedom" .things happen so quickly in this magnificent novel that the book almost had an abridged feeling about it. i would have loved it, if the author had expanded the story a little. there certainly was ample opportunity to do so . It stands alongside his best efforts , i selfishly wanted more.

100 of 104 people found this review helpful

  • The Burning Room

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,454
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,763
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,738

In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent. Now Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto, are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not up to par

  • By Patroo on 11-07-14

nothing wrong with narrator

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

Reviewed: 11-09-14

another great Connelly story looking forward to the next with harry's new partner lucky lucy

1 of 2 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 6,869
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6,112
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,118

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

should have read the reviews

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

Reviewed: 10-31-14

another grisham-lite novel, where he strings us along with sparsely placed grisham moments, then ends the novel abruptly leaving us to imagine the eagerly anticipated courtroom encounters . how lazy is that?

  • Warbound

  • Book III of the Grimnoir Chronicles
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,129
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,666
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,651

Only a handful of people in the world know that mankind's magic comes from a living creature, and it is a refugee from another universe. The Power showed up here in the 1850s because it was running from something. Now it is 1933, and the Power's hiding place has been discovered by a killer. It is a predator that eats magic and leaves destroyed worlds in its wake. Earth is next. Former private eye Jake Sullivan knows the score. The problem is, hardly anyone believes him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Started Strong-Finished Strong

  • By Don Gilbert on 08-07-13

balki rocks

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

Reviewed: 11-18-13

if you have reached book 3 nothing more needs to be said . however , the narrator deserves to be mentioned. i initially balked at bronson, thinking i could never listen without balki intruding. it never happened.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Sins of the Father

  • Clifton Chronicles, Book 2
  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Emilia Fox
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,424
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,021
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,009

Only days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of long-buried family secrets, and forced to accept that his desire to marry Emma Barrington will never be fulfilled, has joined the Merchant Navy. But his ship is sunk in the Atlantic by a German Uboat, drowning almost the entire crew. An American cruise liner, the SS Kansas Star, rescues a handful of sailors, among them Harry and the third officer, an American named Tom Bradshaw.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can';t Wait for the Next One!!!

  • By Margaret Campbell on 05-24-12

eagerly anticipating number 3

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

Reviewed: 05-22-12

my only regret was that i couldn't download the 3rd installment before I'd finished the 2nd. I shall patiently await part 3.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Shelter

  • A Mickey Bolitar Novel
  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,897
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,559
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,552

Mickey Bolitar’s year can’t get much worse. After witnessing his father’s death and sending his mom to rehab, he’s forced to live with his estranged uncle Myron and switch high schools. A new school comes with new friends and new enemies, and lucky for Mickey, it also comes with a great new girlfriend, Ashley. For a while, it seems like Mickey’s train wreck of a life is finally improving - until Ashley vanishes without a trace. Unwilling to let another person walk out of his life, Mickey follows Ashley’s trail into a seedy underworld that reveals that this seemingly sweet, shy girl isn’t who she claimed to be.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Got it by mistake!

  • By Michael on 10-09-12

Teen Coben

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

Reviewed: 09-12-11

"Coben for teens" caused me to hesitate momentarily, but then i reasoned, it is Coben. Thoroughly enjoyed it. A nice continuation of the previous novel where Mickey was introduced. Coben has a new character that I'll be interested in seeing him develop.
I've read and enjoyed all Coben's novels.

7 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • At Empire's Edge

  • By: William C. Dietz
  • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 22

In a far-distant future, the Uman Empire has spread to the stars and beyond, conquering and colonizing worlds, ruling with a benevolent - but iron - fist. The Pax Umana reigns, and all is well. But on one planet, the remnants of a violent, shape-shifting race called the Sagathis are confined, kept captive by xeno-cops, who have been bio-engineered to be able to see through their guises.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • At Empires Edge

  • By Mohi on 03-05-10

At Empires Edge

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-05-10

Having read the majority of this author's books I was surprised to read one person's review as "dull and predictable". I found the book neither. It was as enjoyable as his 'legion of the damned' series and his 'earth rise' series. If you are already a dietz fan you will not be dissappointed.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful