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  • Alien: Sea of Sorrows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: James A. Moore, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: John Chancer, Stockard Channing, Walles Hamonde, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,707
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,604
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,597

Set 300 years after the events of Alien: Out of the Shadows and Alien: River of Pain, Alien: Sea of Sorrows deals with the rediscovery of dormant Xenomorphs (Aliens) in the abandoned mines of LV-178, the planetoid from Alien: Out of the Shadows, which has now been terraformed and renamed New Galveston. The Weyland-Yutani Corporation, reformed after the collapse of the United Systems Military, continue their unceasing efforts to weaponise the creatures.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Great performances but story is weakest of the 3

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-03-18

Another good addition

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

Reviewed: 02-21-19

I have a soft spot for audiobooks that sound like movies. As I have to concentrate on my work but can easily listen to something, these are perfect for me. Stockard Channing was particularly good. I hope that more of these are done in the same vein.

  • Solitude

  • Dimension Space, Book 1
  • By: Dean M. Cole
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray, Julia Whelan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,353
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,237
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,238

A mysterious wave of light wipes humanity from the planet, leaving only one person in its wake. After months of desperate isolation, Earth’s last man discovers he’s not alone. The last woman is stranded alone aboard the International Space Station. Can Vaughn find a path to space and back? Can Angela - the only person with clues to the mystery behind humanity's disappearance - survive until he does? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What. A. Story.

  • By Brian on 06-16-17

Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 02-20-19

While I wasn't keen on Julia Whelan's 'male' voice, the rest of her part was fine. I was hoping for more of a collaboration but that only came right at the end. The story was interesting enough for me to look forward to the second book. My favourite part was 'The Martian's Mark Whatney' reference. Good use of a favored book character.

  • Connections in Death

  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

When recovering drug addict Lyle Pickering is found dead of an overdose, it looks like a tragic accident. But his sister Rochelle knows better, and so does Lieutenant Eve Dallas. Lyle was murdered, and the evidence points directly to his old street gang. As Eve and husband Roarke track the killer through the city's dive bars, drug dens and strip joints, another body is discovered.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nothing new

  • By Janine on 02-16-19

Nothing new

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

Reviewed: 02-16-19

I have struggled with this series for the last several books. It wasn't a bad story just sort of repetitive. The narrator who is usually good with the voices, had a few that sounded just the same as the main character Eve. Maybe it's time to wrap the series up. Especially if they have gotten to the point of adding chimes to count to then direct you to the publishers website. Gimmicks aren't a good sign of a series doing well.

  • Hell Divers II: Ghosts

  • The Hell Divers Series, Book 2
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,121
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,592
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,560

Ten years ago, Hell Diver Xavier "X" Rodriguez fell to Earth. Those he left behind went on without him aboard the airship he once called home. Michael Everheart - the boy once known as Tin - has grown into a man and the commander of Hell Diver Raptor Team. While Michael dives to help keep the Hive in the air, Captain Leon Jordan rules with an iron fist at the helm of the ship. But unrest stirs under his strict leadership as a prophecy of hope sweeps the lower decks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can't wait for the next book!

  • By Todd (Toad) Vogel on 07-31-17

Much better

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

While there are still some glaringly obvious oddities such as why are a certain level of people sustained, using precious resources, I enjoyed this book much more than the first. The religion factor was dulled out finally and I loved how certain cities names were pronounced. How they are spelt and how someone who has not heard it before may pronounce it.
Looking forward now to the third in the series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hell Divers

  • The Hell Divers Series, Book 1
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,226
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,231
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15,186

More than two centuries after World War III poisoned the planet, the final bastion of humanity lives on massive airships circling the globe in search of a habitable area to call home. Aging and outdated, most of the ships plummeted back to Earth long ago. The only thing keeping the two surviving lifeboats in the sky are Hell Divers - men and women who risk their lives by diving to the surface to scavenge for parts the ships desperately need.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I usually don't read my SciFi however....!!

  • By Michalena on 10-06-17

Hoped for more

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

Reviewed: 01-24-19

Being a couple of hundred years in the future, I would have expected things like cancer and the flu to be things of the past. And don't get me started on how religion still seems to exist. The author may have the beginnings of a decent story but not dealing with these issues was rather annoying.
I'll give the next installment a try in the hope that the story is given more time to evolve and redundant beliefs are finally put to rest.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Mavericks

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 6
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,130
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 13,350
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,311

The remnants of the Expeditionary Force stranded on the alien-controlled planet "Paradise" get a chance to prove themselves, in a simple off-world training mission with a ship full of teenage alien cadets. When the mission goes horribly wrong and the survival of everyone on Paradise is at risk, the Merry Band of Pirates may have to come to the rescue. Unless they get killed first.... 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Trouble on Paradise pt. II

  • By Kurtis Karr on 09-27-18

Another winner

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

Reviewed: 01-11-19

Pretty sure I had even more laugh out loud moments with this one. I even put it on speaker to confuse an annoying overseas telemarketer. Skippy did his job admirably.
Love this series and can not wait to sink my teeth into the next one.

  • Zero Hour

  • Expeditionary Force, Book 5
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21,788
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20,512
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,413

United Nations Special Operations Command sent an elite expeditionary force of soldiers and pilots out on a simple recon mission, and somehow along the way they sparked an alien civil war. Now the not-at-all-merry band of pirates is in desperate trouble, again. Their stolen alien starship is falling apart, thousands of light years from home. The ancient alien AI they nicknamed Skippy is apparently dead, and even if they can by some miracle revive him, he might never be the same.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Monkeys kick A**, but......

  • By Beachcombers on 02-14-18

Yet another solid continuation

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

Reviewed: 12-22-18

Loving this series and got more laugh out load moments from this than the previous books so here's hoping that more of that continues. Skippy rules!

  • Commune: Book Three

  • By: Joshua Gayou
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,557
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,426
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,419

Having been bolstered with the supplies sufficient to carry them through the winter, the survivors of the Jackson commune must now hunker down and endure the bitter Wyoming snows, while to the south, factions are beginning to form, coalescing from the ashes of the dead world. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best series in sci-fi for great characters.

  • By TK2.0 on 11-19-18

Did Joshua find 'god' whilst writing this one?

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

Reviewed: 11-27-18

Struggled, really struggled getting to the end of this one. All the religious talk on what felt like ever second paragraph made me tune out way too often. It got to the point I just didn't care. I was really enjoying this series but this has certainly made me question whether or not I'll bother with the last book.
Let's face it, the whole premise is based on fiction but with so many good parts and common sense, the inclusion of 'faith' instead of reality dropped my rating from a hoped solid 4 so the 2.
RC Bray's narrative can of course not be faulted hence he still received 5 stars. Loved most of the intro too and Joshua's acknowledgment of RC Bray's influence on what people spend their money on, was well applauded.
If unlike me you can get past all the unnecessary, I would recommend it.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Coilhunter Chronicles - Omnibus (Books 1-3)

  • By: Dean F. Wilson
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273

Three audiobooks from the Coilhunter Chronicles: Coilhunter, Rustkiller, and Dustrunner. Welcome to the Wild North, a desolate wasteland where criminals go to hide - if they can outlast the drought and the dangers of the desert. Or the dangers of something else.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Dean F Wilson, starting off great!

  • By Jessica Bond on 11-06-18

A modern...ish western

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

Reviewed: 11-15-18

Not my usual choice of book but as RC Bray was the narrator, well, that made it worth the credit. I was not disappointed either with the narration nor the story. It kept along at a good pace and I would happily listen to more.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Coming Storm

  • By: Michael Lewis
  • Narrated by: Michael Lewis
  • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,799
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,176
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,134

Tornadoes, cyclones, tsunamis… Weather can be deadly – especially when it strikes without warning. Millions of Americans could soon find themselves at the mercy of violent weather if the public data behind lifesaving storm alerts gets privatized for personal gain. In his first Audible Original feature, New York Times best-selling author and journalist Michael Lewis delivers hard-hitting research on not-so-random weather data – and how Washington plans to release it. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why you shouldn't ignore the weather forecast

  • By Elisabeth Carey on 09-10-18

ACCU Weather

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

Not what I expected but I did enjoy it...and deleted ACCU weather from my phone. Here's hoping for change.