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  • Chernobyl

  • The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
  • By: Serhii Plokhy
  • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
  • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 316
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317

On the morning of April 26, 1986, Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine. Dozens died of radiation poisoning, fallout contaminated half the continent, and thousands fell ill. In Chernobyl, Serhii Plokhy draws on new sources to tell the dramatic stories of the firefighters, scientists, and soldiers who heroically extinguished the nuclear inferno. He lays bare the flaws of the Soviet nuclear industry....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well Worth the Time

  • By Chris Reich on 08-09-18

Excellent history of the mistakes of Chernobyl

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

Reviewed: 02-12-19

The research by Mr. Plokhii and his team was excellent. The story offered a detailed look inside the mistakes made and stories covered up by authorities given about this disaster. Narrated by Ralph Lister, this book gives a behind the curtains view or the story of Chernobyl from actual witnesses, family friends and relatives. I place this book near the top of the best investigative listens in my Audible.com library.

  • Liar Liar

  • Harriet Blue, Book 3
  • By: James Patterson, Candice Fox
  • Narrated by: Federay Holmes
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 144
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 144

Detective Harriet Blue is a very good cop...gone very bad. In the space of a week, she has committed theft and fraud, resisted arrest, assaulted a police officer, and is considered a dangerous fugitive from the law. It's all because of one man: Regan Banks. He viciously killed the only person in the world who matters to Harriet - and he plans to kill her next. As she recklessly speeds toward the dark side - and finally crosses it - Harriet won't stop until Regan pays for the many lives he has taken.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wish I knew the ending!

  • By SUSAN MURPHY on 01-28-19

Lots of twists & turns. Enjoyable read.

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

Reviewed: 01-21-19

I really enjoyed the explanation at the end of the killers mental health and what started his sickness.

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  • White Lies

  • By: Lucy Dawson
  • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,948
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,707
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,704

A darkly gripping domestic drama about secrets and lies. When you have everything, you have everything to lose.... Alexandra Inglis is a respected family doctor, trusted by her patients to keep their most intimate secrets. And if sometimes the boundaries between duty and desire blur...well, she's only human. But when Alex oversteps a line with Jonathan, one of her patients, she knows she's gone too far.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kept me guessing!!

  • By ROBIN on 05-26-18

Great surprise ending

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

Enjoyed this audible book deal of the day. The writing and narration was a nice surprise.

  • The Complete Wizard of Oz Collection

  • All 22 Stories
  • By: L. Frank Baum
  • Narrated by: Eric Vincent
  • Length: 90 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 318
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 285
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 289

This is the complete Wizard of Oz collection of 22 stories written by L. Frank Baum. This is the only complete collection that includes all the Oz stories. All 22 stories are fully complete. They include the dedication and the introduction of each story/book. In this collection, you will find stories not available in other collections. It even includes stories published after the death of L. Frank Baum.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Audio chapter list below as was missing

  • By MM on 04-09-14

The most complete, fascinating journey through OZ

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

Reviewed: 10-21-18

This is the most complete series of the L Frank Baum (and family), The Wonderful Wizard of OZ stories. Besides the reference of this book leading to one of the most watched movies of all times, it was interesting to hear about the full backgrounds of these well-known characters in addition to many, many more that joined in the journies throughout OZ.

This was a fascinating trip of imagination through time to be enjoyed by those of all ages. The special notes and comments from Mr. Baum and family to some of the many letters they received about the characters really personalized the journey for many readers. A wonderful fairytale. The 91 hours of OZ stories kept me busy during my summer and is overall the best deal for any book in my Audible.com library. (Special note: There have been many political symbolisms of the OZ characters over the years and one with an inquiring mind can easily research these theories).

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  • Catwoman: Soulstealer

  • By: Sarah J. Maas
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 10 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 365
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340

Two years after escaping Gotham City's slums, Selina Kyle returns as the mysterious and wealthy Holly Vanderhees. She quickly discovers that with Batman off on a vital mission, Gotham City looks ripe for the taking. Meanwhile, Luke Fox wants to prove that as Batwing he has what it takes to help people. He targets a new thief on the prowl who has teamed up with Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. Together, they are wreaking havoc. This Catwoman is clever - she may be Batwing's undoing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stole my soul

  • By Ricky Halliwell on 08-12-18

Enjoyable narration, characters, and storyline

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

Reviewed: 08-14-18

Catwoman: Soulstealer was a very good listen and kept me immediately wanting to get back to the story on my down time. A good read while relaxing, on public transit or before bedtime. A touching ending. GOTHAM will survive!

  • What Happened

  • By: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Narrated by: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,041
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,062
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,016

For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her most personal memoir yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What Happened?

  • By Celina Resendez on 10-21-17

I heard a lot of excuses

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This was one book I wanted to listen to from the actual author and speaker.
After finishing, I felt as though Hillary continues to not take full responsibility for her actions (or lack thereof), and would rather blame others for her many mistakes made along the campaign trail. We were left with a decision of voting for the lesser of two evils and this never leads to a good choice for anyone involved.

  • The People vs. Alex Cross

  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Andre Blake
  • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,042
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,805
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,795

Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law - until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defense. But will a jury see it that way? As Cross fights for his professional life and his freedom, his former partner, John Sampson, brings him a gruesome, titillating video tied to the mysterious disappearances of several young girls.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the usual excitement.

  • By Nicole Rossini on 11-25-17

Dr. Cross just keeps giving us another thriller

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

Reviewed: 02-05-18

Kudos to Mr. Patterson for another, can I say, page turner? I loved the suspense and the excellent read by Mr. Andre Blake! Mr. Patterson is one of my two favorite authors and continues to inspire me to read and now listen to well written books of suspense. Thank you.

  • All-American Murder

  • The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez, the Superstar Whose Life Ended on Murderers' Row
  • By: James Patterson, Alex Abramovich
  • Narrated by: Peter Coleman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 736
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 646
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 650

He was a college All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later a Super Bowl veteran. He was a star tight end on the league-dominant New England Patriots, who extended his contract for a record $40 million. Aaron Hernandez's every move as a professional athlete played out in the headlines, yet he led a secret life-one that ended in a maximum security prison. What drove him to go so wrong, so fast?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Sadly, I had to stop listening...

  • By T. Migliaccio on 01-25-18

Another great Patterson and Co production

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

Reviewed: 01-31-18

Thanks to Mr. Patterson & Co for this behind the scenes investigative take on this horrific event. My sympathies to those that suffered injuries and loss.

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  • The X-Files: Cold Cases

  • By: Joe Harris, Chris Carter, Dirk Maggs - adaptation
  • Narrated by: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16,124
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14,962
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14,883

Based upon the graphic novels by Joe Harris - with creative direction from series creator Chris Carter - and adapted specifically for the audio format by aural auteur Dirk Maggs ( The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Alien: Out of the Shadows), Cold Cases marks yet another thrilling addition to the pantheon of X-Files stories. Featuring a mind-blowing and otherworldly soundscape of liquefying aliens, hissing creatures, and humming spacecraft, listeners get to experience the duo's investigations like never before.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • New Fan

  • By tatiana on 12-24-17

Great to have the return of the original cast

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

Reviewed: 01-19-18

It has been decades since I've watched the X Files on TV. What a nice surprise to have the original cast return for the audio version. Enjoyed. The truth is out there.

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  • Fire and Fury

  • Inside the Trump White House
  • By: Michael Wolff
  • Narrated by: Michael Wolff, Holter Graham
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,023
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,925

With extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine months of the most controversial presidency of our time in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, the country—and the world—has witnessed a stormy, outrageous, and absolutely mesmerizing presidential term that reflects the volatility and fierceness of the man elected Commander-in-Chief.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as credible as one would like.

  • By Jerry R. Nokes Jr. on 01-29-18

Enjoyed

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

Reviewed: 01-13-18

I totally disagree with Bannons world view, but enjoyed his perspective of the inner workings of The White House and Administration during his limited time inside. One may not like the reporting style and tactics of Michael Wolff, but the book does bring many things to light even though are some incorrect details within the book.

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