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  • Hell Divers IV: Wolves

  • The Hell Divers Series, Book 4
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 641
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 610
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 607

The Sea Wolf sets out to search for the Metal Islands. Leading the expedition is legendary Hell Diver Xavier Rodriguez. After enduring a decade on the poisoned surface, his survival skills will be put to the test on the dangerous open seas. But storms, sea monsters, and the cannibalistic Cazadores aren't the only threat to X and his small crew. Their mission will uncover hard truths about the history of the war that left humankind stranded in the air for centuries. The fate of those still living on the airships might very well rest on this perilous journey to find a new home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Yet!!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 11-06-18

Best post-apocalyptic series!

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

Reviewed: 11-13-18

This series gets better with every book! Definitely one of my favorite post-apocalyptic series! It's very unique and very well written! Nicholas Sansbury Smith has quickly become one of my favorite authors, and R.C. Bray was already one of my favorite narrators. These two make a great combo! Can't wait for book 5!

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  • Agent G: Saboteur

  • By: C. T. Phipps
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

Agent G has left the service of the International Refugee Society, the world's biggest provider of murder for hire, in order to work for the US government. Unfortunately, they are sending him after his former employers, and they know him as well as he knows them. The clock is ticking, though, until the Society's remaining leadership starts eliminating their opponents and attempts to seize control of the presidency. A traitor is also providing them with all the information they need to survive until their puppet is in power. Will G and his allies survive the purge? 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Fast Paced Sci-Fi Assassin Story

  • By Brian on 11-07-18

Excellent!

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

Reviewed: 11-07-18

This is book 2 in the Agent G series. I highly recommend listening to book 1 first, which was great! Agent G is like a sci-fi James Bond. He is a highly trained assassin, but he's also not quite human. He is a cloned mind inside of a very realistic looking android body. After he leaves the International Refugee Society, he goes to work for the US government and tracks down the remaining members of the society. Great series so far and a great narration by Jeffrey Kafer.

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  • The Tatterdemon Omnibus

  • All Three Books of the Tatterdemon Trilogy in One Collection
  • By: Steve Vernon
  • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
  • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8

In 1691, the town of Crossfall taught the witch Thessaly how to die. They beat her, they shot her, they hung her--but nothing worked. When they finally tried to bury her alive Thessaly set the field against them. The first man died as a gust of wind harrowed the meat from his bones. A root,flung like a dirty javelin, cut a second man down. Many more deaths followed. The Preacher Fell impaled the witch upon her very own broom but she dragged him down into the field to wait for three more centuries.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Trilogy of Scarecrow Horror

  • By Spooky Mike on 10-30-18

Very chilling trilogy

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

Reviewed: 11-05-18

The town of Crossfall has some old forgotten history that is coming back for revenge over 300 years later! A witch has come back and with her, she is bringing the dead to life. When they are buried in the field where she was buried, they rise as scarecrows. Very interesting old school horror novel by Steve Vernon and great narration by Rick Gregory.

  • Requiem

  • The Tatterdemon Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Steve Vernon
  • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

This is the final book of the trilogy - a fat monstrous volume of pure undiluted scarecrow terror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Crazy as a Madhouse Painting of God

  • By Spooky Mike on 10-30-18

Creepy trilogy!

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

Reviewed: 11-05-18

Great conclusion to the trilogy. I definitely recommend listening to the books in order though or you'll have no idea what's going on. Awesome old school horror by Steve Vernon and a great narration by Rick Gregory.

  • Heart-Shaped Box

  • By: Joe Hill
  • Narrated by: Stephen Lang
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 6,839
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,378
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,381

Judas Coyne is a collector of the macabre. But nothing he possesses is as unlikely or as dreadful as his latest discovery, a thing so terrible-strange, Jude can't help but reach for his wallet. For a thousand dollars, Jude will become the proud owner of a dead man's suit, said to be haunted by a restless spirit. But what UPS delivers to his door in a black heart-shaped box is no imaginary or metaphorical ghost. It's the real thing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Yikes! Five stars for fright

  • By Lesley on 02-23-07

Creepy!

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

Reviewed: 10-29-18

Great ghost story listen right before Halloween! A dead man's ghost is tied to his old favorite suit. When rockstar Judas Coyne buys the suit in an online auction for the chance to buy a haunted suit, he gets more than he bargained for! Great story and narration.

  • The Damned

  • Trackers, Book 4
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 228

The mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado, is scrambling to recover from the betrayal of two of their police officers, and prepare for threats outside their borders. But with Chief of Police Marcus Colton imprisoned by rival Sheriff Mike Thompson, the job to protect the isolated town is left to Sam "Raven" Spears and newly promoted Captain Lindsey Plymouth. They will do everything they can to bring Colton home and save their citizens, but one thing is certain: a war is coming to Estes Park, and no one will be spared from the horrors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great end to a great series

  • By Tilikum on 02-11-18

Great Series!

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

Excellent post-apocalyptic series! I hate to see it all end and definitely hoping for a spin-off series with Raven and Creek. They have plenty of other hate groups and gangs to deal with as the United States gets back on it's feet with the assistance of China.

If you haven't read the rest of this series, I recommend not starting with this book. These should definitely be read in order. Spoilers ahead if you haven't read books 1-3. North Korea attacks the US with multiple EMP strikes taking out our electrical grids. The country is in chaos. Gangs and other hate groups take what they want without any worry of consequences. The US gets an offer of help from a very unlikely ally, China.

This series has something I think is very important in any post-apocalyptic type of story, a dog! Creek is Raven's dog and probably the biggest hero of the series! I also loved all of the Native American lore the author included in this story!

Another great series by Nicholas Sansbury Smith and a great narration by Bronson Pinchot! I'm looking forward to enjoying more of their work!

  • Trackers 3: The Storm

  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 297
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 295

One month after the North Korean attack, the United States continues to fall into anarchy. In Estes Park, Colorado, Police Chief Marcus Colton and tracker Sam "Raven" Spears work tirelessly to defend their hometown. But after a brutal coordinated attack, they realize it will take much more than roadblocks and a volunteer militia to protect their borders and keep their families safe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A surreal and terrifying entry in the series

  • By Melissa and Josh on 10-08-17

Excellent post-apocalyptic series

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

Reviewed: 10-22-18

This series gets better with each book. I'll be sad to see it end with book 4, but I'm looking forward to seeing what happens. This is a great post-apocalyptic series with the United States trying to come back after an EMP attack from North Korea. Great narration by Bronson Pinchot!

  • The Hunted

  • Trackers, Book 2
  • By: Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 505
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 473
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 470

Five days ago North Korea detonated three nuclear warheads over the United States, triggering an electromagnetic pulse that crippled the country. A second attack destroyed the nerve center of America in a nuclear blast that flattened the nation's capitol. As the government falls apart in the aftermath, the survivors must decide how far they will go to save the ones they love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 days after in Estes Park, Colorado

  • By Wayne on 04-02-18

Loving this series!

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

Reviewed: 10-15-18

I'm finding myself loving this series just as much as the author's Hell Divers series. Nicholas Sansbury Smith creates such a realistic environments and relatable characters. NSS is definitely one of those authors that I will blindly buy books from without reading the description, because I already know I'm gonna like it!

In this book, Raven and Estes Park face even bigger threats. As if surviving an EMP wasn't bad enough, Estes Park is now having to deal with raiders while Raven and Maj. Sardetti try to find and rescue the Major's nephew from a group of racist skinheads.

Can't wait to start book 3 first thing in the morning. Another great story by Nicholas Sansbury Smith, and a great narration by Bronson Pinchot !

  • The Last Hellfighter

  • By: Thomas S. Flowers
  • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
  • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16

In the year 2044, reporters from the Public Relations Ministry gather at the home of Benjamin Harker, the last surviving member of the Harlem Hellfighters. At the age of 144, he is the oldest recorded man alive. Hidden among them, Clyde Bruner is looking for a different kind of story. Across the US, despite the Great Walls and patrol drones built to keep America secure, something has found its way in. Now, towns are vanishing during the night. Entire populations, gone, only to return after the sun sets, changed, unholy, and lethal. Whatever this evil is, its spreading west. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining!

  • By erobbins33 on 10-03-18

Great vampire story!

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

Reviewed: 10-09-18

The Last Hellfighter is an excellent vampire that takes place in the year 2044. Benjamin Harker is now 144 years old, and the oldest man alive. He has been chasing after an ancient evil vampire queen for a very long time! This story is very different than any other vampire story I've read, it's not really gory either! Great story by Thomas Flowers and great narration by Rick Gregory!

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  • As Flesh Turns to Metal

  • A Tale of Two Cyborgs
  • By: Robert Davidson
  • Narrated by: Rick Gregory
  • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

Free-agent cyborg Zydeck Salinger has to blast, rip, and wind his way to Ophelia Branson, a girl who's been kidnapped from her Homeport on the edge of the Sol system. Along the way he will obviously fight creatures with tentacles; and clearly he will suffer seduction by a vivaciously green, three-legged woman; and without question he will free humanoid and slug females alike from slavish captivity; but will he bring home the girl? And if he does, will he do it with classic noir flash? Will he drink whiskey with a robotic arm?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun and Sexy Sci-Fi Detective Story

  • By Spooky Mike on 09-27-18

Great short story!

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

Reviewed: 09-20-18

Great little Sci-Fi story. It was a little slow to start but then it really picked up the pace. Zydeck Salinger is a free agent cyborg hired to find a missing girl. He encounters some strange aliens, some nasty and some naughty lol. A very enjoyable story and a great narration by Rick Gregory!

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