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  • Bliss

  • By: Lynsay Sands
  • Narrated by: Justin Hill
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174

Love thy neighbor, 'tis said. A fine idea, except when the neighbor in question is Lord Holden. Lady Helen Tiernay has complained frequently about his treatment of his people. Too frequently perhaps, for the king intends to curb their constant bickering by ordering them to wed. Helen can't refuse a royal decree, but she'll do everything possible to drive away her devilishly attractive husband-to-be.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved it

  • By Nadia C Hamid on 07-27-17

Caught in a one-note rut

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

I use to be a huge Lynsay Sands fan. Then she wrote mostly vampire stories, which are boring after awhile. So, I was thrilled to see a historical novel from her. Her old ones made me laugh, which is a big plus in keeping romance novels interesting. This one was funny at first, but the same joke is repeated over and over and OVER until I just couldn't listen anymore. I frankly couldn't care less if these two people ever get together. Returning unfinished. Ugh. I think Lynsay is tired of writing, frankly.

  • Earthcore

  • By: Scott Sigler
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,052
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,629
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,601

EarthCore is the company with the technology, the resources, and the guts to go after the mother lode. Young executive Connell Kirkland is the company's driving force, pushing himself and those around him to uncover the massive treasure. But at three miles below the surface, where the rocks are so hot they burn bare skin, something has been waiting for centuries. Waiting...and guarding. Kirkland and EarthCore are about to find out first-hand why this treasure has never been unearthed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome Book. Well written and very creative!

  • By Leslie on 06-25-17

There's no one to like in this dreary mess.

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

Reviewed: 06-14-18

I don't know if I can finish this book. I'm pretty certain I'm returning it, unless it makes a MAJOR turnaround. There is no one to like, even a little bit. Maybe in the first 3 minutes, but those people all died in the first 5 minutes. If you like bad behavior by everyone, torture of innocent people, etc, this is the book for you. I keep hoping the sci-fi stuff will kick back in, but so far, this book is AWFUL. Too bad, because the story premise is decent. There are so many good reviews that I'm trying to slog through it. I feel depressed every time I stop listening. Who needs that.

  • Curse

  • Blur Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Steven James
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175

As Daniel Byers prepares to attend a basketball camp before his senior year of high school, the terrifying blurs that've plagued him for the last nine months return. Dark images begin to haunt him - creatures crawling from the deepest pits of his nightmares, glimmers of chilling memories from his early childhood.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love it when a trilogy comes together!!*

  • By Wayne on 12-22-16

Changed to 1st person - disgusted!!!

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

Reviewed: 12-09-17

What disappointed you about Curse?

After two great books, this one switched to first person.

Any additional comments?

I may return this book. I'll see if I can slog through it. I HATE first person!!! The first two books in the series were third person, so I was shocked to eagerly start the third book, and hear this bunch of "I's", Needed to give a warning to anyone else who detests first person. What POSSIBLE good first person does, I just can't imagine. Very disappointed!!!

  • Paw Enforcement

  • K9, Book 1
  • By: Diane Kelly
  • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 830
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 753
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 752

Officer Luz is lucky she still has a job after tasering a male colleague where it counts the most. Sure, he had it coming - which is why the police chief is giving Megan a second chance. The catch? Her new partner can't carry a gun, can't drive a cruiser, and can't recite the Miranda Rights. Because her new partner is a big furry police dog. So that's what the chief meant when he called Megan's partner a real bitch...With Brigit out on the beat, Megan is writing up enough tickets to wallpaper the whole station.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not so funny

  • By J Carter on 09-27-14

Mostly a great dog book, except for bad guy

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

Reviewed: 10-07-16

What does Coleen Marlo bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Excellent narration and emphasis. Really enjoyed it.

Any additional comments?

OK, I just don't like bad guys. Of course, they have to be there, but I have NO interest in them, what motivates them, anything. This story had its chapters organized such that every chapter was either about Megan, Brigit (the dog) or the bad guy. That made it real easy for me to just skip the chapters about him. It hasn't hurt the story any, and saves me the annoyance of trying to fast forward, and missing pieces, etc. I wish all authors would do this!

  • Event

  • By: David L. Golemon
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 789
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 716
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 711

In the summer of 1947, an unidentified object crashed in Roswell, New Mexico. There were no survivors. Now it's happened again. But this time, two creatures have emerged from the wreckage alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Series.

  • By Frank on 07-29-13

Good, but a little repetative

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

Reviewed: 09-26-16

Any additional comments?

So much monster fighting.... A little more story and less fighting would have been nice. There just was so much repetition in the fight scenes. Not bad, though. I'll try book 2, for sure. Great narration.

  • Nothing Short of Dying

  • A Clyde Barr Novel, Book 1
  • By: Erik Storey
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 59

Sixteen years. That's how long Clyde Barr has been away from Colorado's thick forests, alpine deserts, and craggy peaks, running from a past filled with haunting memories. But now he's back, having roamed across three continents as a hunter, an adventurer, a soldier of fortune, and, most recently, an unjustly imprisoned convict. And once again his past is reaching out to claim him. Clyde receives a phone call for help from Jen, youngest of his three older sisters. Then the line goes dead.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • This book is painfully stupid

  • By John on 01-05-17

Not MY Jack Reacher!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 09-07-16

Any additional comments?

What a HUGE disappointment. I bought this because of my great love of the Jack Reacher stories. But imagine this... Jack Reacher is involved with a lot of drug people, smokes, and is sort of a creep (although maybe he gets better). That's Clyde Barr. I could not keep listening. Beware. If you don't like reading about junkies, this may not be the book for you. The world may be full of that crap, but I'm not going to spend my time reading about it. This is the third book in a row I want to return, but don't feel it's fair. I was on such a good role too.

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  • Burning Man

  • By: Alan Russell
  • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 620
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 520
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 524

When LAPD detective Michael Gideon and his police-dog partner, Sirius, are assigned to the Special Cases Unit (SCU), Gideon knows their work lives will be anything but ordinary. SCU gets the cases no one else wants, the unusual and bizarre crimes that need special handling and special investigators. When a high-school student is found crucified in a local park, Gideon and Sirius must face up to the gruesome tableau and the motivation behind the murder. Complicating matters is a nightmare from their past, the scars of a terrible fire that nearly cost them their lives.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book in a long time!

  • By karen on 01-28-13

Not enough dog action

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

Reviewed: 08-28-16

Any additional comments?

When I buy books with dogs in them, it's really all about the dog. I suckered into this book because of the cover, and am half way through it. The story is decent enough, but the dog has been really a bit player. I'm having a hard time slogging through it, and may not finish. I would give ANYTHING to find another book like Dean Koontz's Watchers. Dogs rule.

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  • Breakthrough

  • By: Michael C. Grumley
  • Narrated by: Meghan Wolf
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,094
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,000
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 999

A technology that will change what it means to be human...A discovery that questions the very laws of physics......and a catastrophe that cannot be stopped.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good story

  • By Amanda De Wolf on 03-21-15

Totally enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 06-20-16

Any additional comments?

I love science fiction, but so much of it is the same. This story was different, and not an "alien invasion" clone of Independence day. I wish there was more thoughtful SciFi like this. And, what can be bad about dolphins?

  • Robinson Crusoe 2244

  • By: E. J. Robinson
  • Narrated by: Malk Williams
  • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 248
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 227

Two centuries after mankind drove itself to the brink of extinction, a new civilization rises from the ashes of what was once Great Britain. But when deadly strife breaks out among their ranks, the teenage son of one prominent family finds himself fleeing in the dead of night, only to wind up shipwrecked on the forbidden continent of America. Armed with only his wit and the most unexpected of allies, the teenager struggles to survive in a wasteland filled with unspeakable horrors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must read for sci fi junkies.

  • By Mark on 07-15-15

Why isn't the sequel in Audible???

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

Reviewed: 02-01-16

Any additional comments?

This was an absolutely great book. At Amazon, you can see that there is a sequel, which is getting rave reviews, and said to be better than this one. Where is it??? I never read books anymore. There is just too much to do to sit and keep your eyes focused on a piece of paper. Audiobooks rule.

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  • Signal

  • A Sam Dryden Novel, Book 2
  • By: Patrick Lee
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 241
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 238

Sam Dryden lives quietly in a small coastal town in Southern California, buying and fixing up old houses. It's good physical work that he's come to love. But his peaceful life is shattered when he gets a phone call from an old friend in trouble. A phone call that pulls Dryden into the middle of a situation that's as violent as it is baffling.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • ok but clumsy

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-04-15

Great imagination

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

Reviewed: 01-23-16

Any additional comments?

This author has a great imagination. I discovered him, and binged on all his books. Now I'm waiting for another. Sam Dryden compares favorably to Jack Reacher, who I LOVE. SciFi aspects are always a plus. Unlike other reviewers, I didn't think the ending was obvious. Maybe in general, but not the specifics, which I found interesting and unexpected.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful