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  • Patient Zero

  • The Joe Ledger Novels, Book 1
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,436
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,228
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,205

When you have to kill the same terrorist twice in one week there’s either something wrong with your world or something wrong with your skills - and there’s nothing wrong with Joe Ledger’s skills. And that’s both a good and a bad thing. It’s good because he’s a Baltimore detective who has just been secretly recruited by the government to lead a new task force created to deal with the problems that Homeland Security can’t handle....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Yes! It IS that good. Five stars and more.

  • By Kim Venatries on 10-05-12

Could have been written better.

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

Was it really necessary to title each chapter with a date and time if the point of view didn't really change? I don't think it was really needed to add a new chapter and say the time when only like 30 minutes had passed.

Also, What was with the random switching to different points of view that weren't really needed to be added into the story? Like, who cares? Didn't need to hear about the bad guys life story and why they made the zombie virus and blah blah blah. Stick to the point.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ashfall

  • By: Mike Mullin
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 267

For Alex, being left home alone for the weekend means the freedom to play his computer games and hang out with his friends without hassle from his mother. Then the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts, plunging his hometown into a nightmare of darkness, ash, and violence. Alex begins a harrowing trek to search for his family and finds help in Darla, a travel partner he meets along the way. Together they must find the strength and skills to survive and outlast an epic disaster.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Different

  • By Corey J. Polesel on 08-30-15

Could you show some kind of enthusiasm?

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

I get it that the world is ending in the book and the world is basically dying but, that doesn't mean that you should narrate it like you're dead on the inside as well. Holy crap in a pita. I almost fell asleep standing up listening to this. If Audible considers having this narrated by someone else to show a little more LIFE in the narration, feel free to message me. I'll do it for half of what this guy was paid.

  • The Immorality Clause

  • Easytown Novels, Book 1
  • By: Brian Parker
  • Narrated by: Daniel Penz
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

The futuristic slum in eastern New Orleans is a violent place where any vice can be satisfied - for a price. As long as the taxes are paid and tourists continue to flock to the city, businesses are allowed to operate as they see fit. But a string of violent murders threatens to upset the delicate balance between pleasure and safety.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Imagine a cyberpunk techno-thriller

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 04-15-18

Can you yawn some more? I think you can do more.

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

Reviewed: 10-17-18

Good god, man. Ease up with the yawning. I was bored to death with your narration too but, you didn't hear me yawning every sentence. Also, SIT STILL! Every other sentence you would move the microphone closer to your mouth and I would have to turn my iPod down cause it would be loud right in my ear. Decaff or something for you and leave your mic alone or quit moving towards it.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Walking Dead: Rise of The Governor

  • By: Robert Kirkman, Jay Bonansinga
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,669
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,527
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,527

Following in the footsteps of the New York Times best-selling graphic novels and the record-breaking new television show, this debut novel in a trilogy of original Walking Dead books chronicles the back story of the comic book series greatest villain, The Governor.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Well....okay...I guess

  • By David on 11-13-11

Do you need a tissue? You have spit all over.

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

I like the enthusiasm of showing emotion when the characters are talking but, holy crap. I don't think the characters would be barking at each other with foam and spit coming out of their mouth when they were showing emotion. Good lord man. Every once in a while I would feel the need to wipe my face because of how much spit was flying out of your mouth while I was listening to this book. You must go through ALOOOOT of microphones because your spit causes them to suffer water damage.

  • The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury

  • By: Robert Kirkman, Jay Bonansinga
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,085
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 999
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002

The zombie plague unleashes its horrors on the suburbs of Atlanta without warning, pitting the living against the dead. Caught in the mass exodus, Lilly Caul struggles to survive in a series of ragtag encampments and improvised shelters. But the Walkers are multiplying. Dogged by their feral hunger for flesh and crippled by fear, Lilly relies on the protection of good Samaritans by seeking refuge in a walled-in town once known as Woodbury, Georgia. But Lilly begins to suspect that all is not as it seems....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • AWESOME ADDITION TO THE WALKING DEAD

  • By Amanda H. on 02-11-13

Ease up, Fred Berman

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

I like the enthusiasm of showing emotion when the characters are talking but, holy crap. I don't think the characters would be barking at each other with foam and spit coming out of their mouth when they were showing emotion. Good lord man. Every once in a while I would feel the need to wipe my face because of how much spit was flying out of your mouth while I was listening to this book. You must go through ALOOOOT of microphones because your spit causes them to suffer water damage.

  • Hollywood Dead: A Sandman Slim Novel

  • Sandman Slim Series, Book 10
  • By: Richard Kadrey
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 649
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 624
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 618

James Stark is back from Hell, trailing more trouble in his wake. To return to LA, he had to make a deal with the evil power brokers, Wormwood - an arrangement that came with a catch. While he may be home, Stark isn’t quite himself...because he’s only partially alive. There’s a time limit on his reanimated body, and unless Stark can find the people targeting Wormwood, he will die again - and this time there will be no coming back. Stark knows he can’t find Wormwood’s enemies alone. To succeed, he’s got to enlist the help of new friends.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great brook and continuation of Sandman Slim

  • By Jason Hawkins on 08-31-18

Just Keeps Getting Better and Better

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

Reviewed: 09-04-18

The series just keeps getting better and better. Just one thing though, QUIT CALLING A MAGAZINE A CLIP. If the main character knows so much about demons, gods, angels, mythical creatures and guns; you would think the author would know what a fu**ing magazine is.

  • Sharing the Mountain with Bigfoot: The Third Year

  • Bigfoot Series
  • By: Jada L. Roberts
  • Narrated by: Donna Soto
  • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

This book starts with the third year living on the farm that Jake and Jada purchased to raise their children and to have a little piece of their own little paradise. But their paradise is not so peaceful as they would like. Can Jada and her family brave the terrorizing experiences that the creature has caused and live on the property in the mountains that they call paradise?  

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Holy Overreacting, Batman!!

  • By Davy on 07-19-18

Holy Overreacting, Batman!!

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

Reviewed: 07-19-18

Okay, I get that the story may or may not be fake but, it doesn't mean that the narration has to sound overly fake.
I have never heard someone overreact that bad since watching a soccer game. NO ONE reacts that overly dramatic in situations. This went from a story of suspense to a flat out comedy because of the narrator. I've seen soap operas that weren't as dramatic. When someone is talking about a bad situation, SAY IT HOW YOU WOULD. You're reading a story. Not going for an Oscar.

Author: Has a tendency to describe things in a very weird way that no one describes as.
Example : "Jake asked as he pulled an alcoholic beverage from the ice box. Twisted the cap and took a big drink from the bottle."
Uhhhhm.....Most people would just say "He said while grabbing a beer from the fridge."

  • Sharing the Mountain with Bigfoot: The Second Year

  • By: Jada L. Roberts
  • Narrated by: Donna Soto
  • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Jada, Jake, and their two children, Cody and Emma, were living in the mountains of the Appalachians. The things that were happening around their farmhouse were getting out of control and Jada was scared to be left alone at the house with the two children when Jake had to go to work in the city. If you haven't read the first book Sharing the Mountain with Bigfoot: The First Year, please do so for this book is a continuation of that book. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Worst Narrator I've Heard In Awhile.

  • By Davy on 07-17-18

Worst Narrator I've Heard In Awhile.

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

Story itself was pretty good but, OH, MY GOD this narrator sucked. Show some enthusiasm or something and what messed up grammar school did you go to to pronounce some of these words.

  • 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 416
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 383

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

Yawn. Don't waste your time. It's awful.

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

Reviewed: 06-07-18

Narrator: Hardly changed his voice. AT. ALL.
I almost fell asleep multiple times while listening to it because it just sounded like a long winded story between one character.
Also, had a tendency to pronounce certain words in the weirdest way. Like, "Fully" he pronounced it like "Fooly." WHAT!?
Or "Demonic" he said it like De-moan-E-Ack. It's DE-MON-ICK. I've never even heard some of these words pronounced the way he says them and he does it multiple times. I wanted to reach into my headphones and bit** slap this guy.

Story: Had a tendency to repeat itself after anything happened. I seriously thought I kept bumping my iPod and accidently scrolled back a few minutes in the book but nope. Author just repeated what JUST HAPPENED. Not like someone contemplating what just happened but like how an author would if they wrote a second book and were referring back to the first book about a part.

3 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Skin

  • Insatiable Series, Book 1
  • By: Patrick Logan
  • Narrated by: Michael Pauley
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 161
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 160

Tucked away in northeastern Vermont, picturesque Askergan County is the perfect place for a winter vacation - for the lucky few who know about it. Askergan is so peaceful, crime so nonexistent, that they don't even have a full-time police force, just a Sheriff and two deputies who spend most of their time dishing out parking tickets and breaking up the occasional bar fight. But that was before the storm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Will be haunted by that voice for days

  • By Julie Ann Sanchez on 10-11-16

Author needs to study how to write suspense.

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

Reviewed: 09-07-17

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

The story is annoying beyond belief. It's written like M. Night Shayamaln wrote it. Constant good parts and then end of chapter and doesn't go back to it for awhile. Also in between each sentence he inserts an ominous voice saying "Come" or "Coooooome." I'm not kidding. It felt like every single sentence had that in it and he would rant on and on and on and on about stupid meaningless crap with each character as each chapter phased in and out of characters. If you were to cut this story down to the actual story and removed about 75% of the 'Come's' the story would probably be about 200 at the most. I almost fell asleep listening to this cause it was just so f***ing boring. The narrator though did a very nice job narrating it. Kudos to him, to the author though; FU** YOU!