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  • Total Control

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Marosz
  • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,212
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,944
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,948

Sidney Archer has the world. A husband she loves. A job at which she excels, and a cherished young daughter. Then, as a plane plummets into the Virginia countryside, everything changes. And suddenly there is no one whom Sidney Archer can trust.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Up's and Down of Marriage

  • By Jean A Vachon on 02-21-15

Excellent story

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

Reviewed: 04-17-19

Another very good story by David Baldacci. I've only recently started listening to his stuff and I've liked everything so far.

  • Protect and Defend

  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,737
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,730
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,729

The action begins in the heart of Iran, where billions of dollars are being spent on the development of a nuclear program. No longer willing to wait for the international community to stop its neighboring enemy, Israel launches a creative and daring operation that leaves a radioactive tomb in the middle of Iran's second largest city. An outraged Iranian government publicly blames both Israel and the United States and demands retribution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Full Blown Thriller

  • By Frank Gallinaro on 04-16-08

Not bad

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

Reviewed: 04-17-19

This was the first Vince Flynn book I've listened to. Not bad but the story's hero was a bit too perfect.

  • Absolute Power

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,052
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,032
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,035

In a heavily guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb, a man and a woman start to make love, trapping a burglar behind a secret wall. Then the passion turns deadly, and the witness is running into the night - because what he has just seen is a brutal slaying involving the president of the United States.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Keeps you on the edge

  • By mhhorses on 10-02-10

Excellent Book

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

Reviewed: 12-26-18

This is only the second Baldacci book that I have read and I really enjoyed it.

  • Without Remorse

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 27 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,934
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,084
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,088

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 494
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 431
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 431

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 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

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 325
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 292

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

Overall
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 1,497
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,332
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,320

"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 4,065
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,496
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,496

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 5,247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,876
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,854

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....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • By Lloyd on 10-15-17

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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