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  • Without Remorse

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 27 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,417
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,612
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,619

His work for the CIA is brilliant, cold-blooded, and efficient, but who is he? In a harrowing tour de force, phenomenally best-selling author Tom Clancy shows how an ordinary man named John Kelly crossed the lines of justice and morality to become the CIA legend known as Mr. Clark. It is an unforgettable journey into the heart of darkness, without mercy - without remorse.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Start here if you are new to Jack Ryan.

  • By Daniel Beck on 02-07-12

Love Clancy

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

Another well written thriller, this time giving us the initial look at Mr Clark and his background and also meeting young Jack Ryan although Jack's dad is more of a main character.

  • Rendezvous

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 479
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 418
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 418

In this tense, riveting mind game, New York Times bestselling novelist Nelson DeMille delivers a suspenseful short story in the tradition of his classic military novels The General's Daughter and Word of Honor. A band of soldiers in its last month of service in Vietnam goes out on a patrol through enemy territory with a female sniper in its path. Recounting the mission in shattering and sometimes gruesome detail, DeMille creates a concise masterpiece of moody suspense.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous -- and a puzzler

  • By karen on 05-05-14

DeMille is a genius

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

Another fantastic story from DeMille. He seems to be drawing from his time in the service on this because he gets all the details perfect. Scott Brick is absolutely perfect to narrate DeMille's books.

  • The Last Dive

  • A Father and Son's Fatal Descent into the Ocean's Depths
  • By: Bernie Chowdhury
  • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
  • Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

Chris and Chrissy Rouse, an experienced father-and-son scuba diving team, hoped to achieve widespread recognition for their outstanding but controversial diving skills. Obsessed and ambitious, they sought to solve the secrets of a mysterious, undocumented World War II German U-boat that lay under 230 feet of water, only a half day's mission from New York Harbor. In doing so they paid the ultimate price in their quest for fame.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Misleading title

  • By Carl Schumann on 01-02-17

The Dive Parts Are Good

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

The diving portions of the book are very good. The author spends too much time with the psychology and sociology aspects of diving and the books starts to bog down. Seems like he was going out of his way to promote Dr Hunt for some reason. You can see how the author also got caught up with how the deep diving and artifact collecting would define him. THe narrators emphasis on non English pronunciations was a bit distracting.

  • Flight of the Intruder

  • By: Stephen Coonts
  • Narrated by: Benjamin L. Darcie
  • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 262
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 261

Hailed as the finest combat aviation novel to emerge from the Vietnam War, Flight of the Intruder spent 28 weeks on the New York Times hardcover best-seller list and became one of the top-20 best-selling first novels of all time. An instant classic, the book was translated into more than 20 languages and made into a major motion picture. Its hero, Jake Grafton, became a household name and the star of many more Coonts’ best-sellers. Without question, the strength of the book lies in its flying scenes when Jake Grafton straps himself into the cockpit of his A-6 Intruder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great stuff! War and romance.

  • By Wayne on 07-30-17

Interesting Tale of Naval Aviation During Vietnam

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

Reviewed: 08-28-18

Good story of naval aviation during the Vietnam War. Coonts introduces Jake Grafton to the world.

  • The Book Case

  • A Short Story Featuring Detective John Corey
  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,458
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,297
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,285

"The Book Case" is a story that features Nelson DeMille's most famous (and successful) character, Detective John Corey, who has appeared in six DeMille novels: Plum Island, The Lion's Game, Night Fall, Wild Fire, and The Lion. In this story, we see John Corey in his early years as an NYPD Detective, before he became involved with the Federal Anti-Terrorist Task Force.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • They never disappoint

  • By Christina Holloway on 11-12-11

John Corey Strikes Again

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

Reviewed: 08-28-18

DeMille hits another home run with John Corey in this short story. Entertaining with a couple of laugh out loud moments. Scott Brick does another wonderful job narrating the book.

  • Red Storm Rising

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 31 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,745
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,208
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,208

When Muslim fundamentalists blow up a key Soviet oil complex, making an already critical oil shortage calamitous, the Russians figure they are going to have to take things into their own hands. They plan to seize the Persian Gulf, and more ambitiously, to neutralize NATO. Thus begins Red Storm, an audacious gamble that uses diplomatic maneuver to cloak a crash military build-up.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story, Good Narrative, Good Book!

  • By Pat on 04-11-12

My All Time Favorite Clancy Book

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

I've read all of Clancy's work and this is the book that turned me on to this great writer. As a career military person who served through much of the Cold War, I appreciate the detail and technical accuracy that Clancy delivers.

  • The Cuban Affair

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,868
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,532
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,507

Daniel Graham MacCormick - Mac for short - seems to have a pretty good life. At age 35 he's living in Key West, owner of a 42-foot charter fishing boat, The Maine. Mac served five years in the army as an infantry officer, with two tours in Afghanistan. He returned with the Silver Star, two Purple Hearts, scars that don't tan, and a boat with a big bank loan. Truth be told, Mac's finances are more than a little shaky. One day Mac is sitting in the famous Green Parrot Bar in Key West, contemplating his life....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun read with a continuous build, ok finish

  • By Virgil on 09-22-17

Another Home Run for DeMille

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

I have thoroughly enjoyed every book DeMille has put out. This was no exception with well developed characters and many twists and turns. DeMille's lead character is, as always, smart, funny and sarcastic. Love it!

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  • Red Phoenix

  • By: Larry Bond
  • Narrated by: J. Charles
  • Length: 23 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 575
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 477
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 478

This is the book that dares to show us the military hardware, global upheavals, and raw combat a second Korean War would unleash. How F-16s would blast across the 38th Parallel. How ultra-modern submarines would vie for the seas. And how two armies would turn the snowfields of Asia red with blood. A thundering geopolitical thriller of vast scope, this is Red Phoenix - and a new standard for military/political suspense fiction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Second Korean War, as Fought in 1989

  • By Aser Tolentino on 04-13-12

Not a bad preview of a possible Korean conflict

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

Pretty interesting book with well researched technical details. For some reason I had to laugh every time the narrator went into his Asian characters.

  • Apollo 8

  • The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon
  • By: Jeffrey Kluger
  • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,009
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 950
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 949

In August 1968 NASA made a bold decision: In just 16 weeks, the United States would launch humankind's first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three astronauts had burned to death in their spacecraft, and since then the Apollo program had suffered one setback after another. Meanwhile, the Russians were winning the space race, the Cold War was getting hotter by the month, and President Kennedy's promise to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade seemed sure to be broken.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous Book

  • By Jack Mueller on 06-24-17

Thorough Look at Important Step In Space

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

Very good and thorough look at a great moment in our manned space program. Kluger covers the back stories in a number of our astronauts that were responsible for the moon program.

  • Dark Descent

  • By: Kevin F. McMurray
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45

At more than a hundred feet deep in the frigid Gulf of St. Lawrence, diving the Empress is like trying to navigate an unfamiliar sixty-story building lying on its side at a forty-five-degree angle, in pitch blackness with only a flashlight. In Dark Descent, Kevin McMurray takes us deep into the bowels of the lost ship, first to relive her tragic death and then to join the divers who have probed the wreck's secrets. It's an adventure from which some divers don't return.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • unfortunately abridged

  • By peter on 02-12-10

Interesting Dive Story

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

Reviewed: 08-24-18

As a person that enjoyed technical SCUBA diving, I was really looking forward to this book. The history of the wreck and early dives were pretty entertaining but Kevin really had his work cut out for him keeping the excitement up as new equipment innovations made this a fairly easy dive for the experienced.