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  • Kingdom in Chains

  • By: J. W. Zulauf
  • Narrated by: J. S. Arquin
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

The common people have become the currency, outlaws have shifted to mercenaries, and freedom is no more than a thought of the past. Fear, violence, slavery - throughout his adult life, Barloc has known no other way. A quarter of a century has passed since King Sclavus decreed slavery legal in the Kingdom of Kuldaire. When Barloc is sold to Lord Harbor, his new owner offers queer promises of freedom. Barloc is forced to question everything around him as he embarks on this new trial.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A story of a slave's journey to freedom

  • By John on 05-17-18

Finally, something different.

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

Reviewed: 02-23-18

This was a quick listen for me. While I’ll admit the narrator is not my favorite, the story is well written. I love a good traditional fantasy or supernatural with obvious storylines and endings but this was quite refreshing in its originality. It is different and unique. I would recommend it to all book lovers regardless of favorite genres. Well done Mr. Zulauf, can’t wait to read what comes next.

  • Psycho Inside Me

  • By: Bonnie R. Paulson
  • Narrated by: Jenifer Krist
  • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 3

I killed my first victim at thirteen years old - my age, not his. He was going to rape me, him and a couple of his friends. And so, I killed him. And then.... I killed again. And again. At seventeen, I'm killing four to six times a year - maybe more. Don't stress out. I only go after the pedophiles and rapists. There are more out there than I could cover in a lifetime. Saying I did this on my own would be selfish. Enforcing justice holds a glory all its own. But now, my lifelong friend and backup, Deegan, has been arrested.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not great!!

  • By stacy on 12-13-17

Fantastic thrill ride

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

Reviewed: 07-12-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely. The story is amazing. Right from the first attack and kill you are sucked into this book an hearing it rather than reading it made it even easier to feel a part of the story.

What did you like best about this story?

Cassie and Deegan and their reason for killing and the bond between them.

Have you listened to any of Jenifer Krist’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No I have not.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Exactly what the first couple of lines in the story's description are. It is what hooked me.

Any additional comments?

Paulson is a brilliant writer and I say this as a reader. The most important thing to me about a book is how it makes me feel. Psycho Inside Me had me on an emotional roller coaster ride and didn't let me off until the last sentence was over.

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  • Forgive Me, Alex

  • By: Lane Diamond
  • Narrated by: Kevin Scollin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Tony Hooper stands in shadow across the street, one amongst many in the crowd of curiosity-hounds gathered to watch a monster's release. Seventeen years after Mitchell Norton, the devil, terrorized Algonquin, Illinois on a spree of kidnapping, torture and murder, the authorities release the butcher from psychiatric prison.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • has you clinging to the edge of your seat!

  • By Heather C. Cox on 05-12-14

A fast paced, edge of your seat thrill ride

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

Reviewed: 05-07-14

Would you listen to Forgive Me, Alex again? Why?

Absolutely! I have read the book 3 times and now I can listen to it in the car whenever I want. The story is just amazing and so suspenseful, that you can get so into it that you forget what comes next and anticipate it every time

What other book might you compare Forgive Me, Alex to and why?

Maybe I would compare it to Psycho Inside Me by Bonnie Paulson. They are both about getting revenge for the ones you love, both suspenseful and amazing stories.

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

While I enjoyed listening to Kevin Scollin and appreciate the emotion he added to the book, Mr. Diamond wrote the story with such detail and passion that I don't feel I NEEDED the audio version to convey that to me, but I will be listening to it over and over anyway!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

If I had 10 plus hours to listen to a book, definitely!