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  • The Survivor

  • By: Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,017
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,413
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,378

Top-secret data has been stolen from the CIA, and the only man who knows its hiding place is dead. CIA operative Mitch Rapp must race to find the classified information in this blistering novel that picks up where The Last Man left off in Vince Flynn's New York Times best-selling series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Seamless Mitch Rapp truly honors the Vince Flynn l

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-08-15

Mitch Rapp Lives On..YEA

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

Reviewed: 10-21-15

If you could sum up The Survivor in three words, what would they be?

Guidall is Rapp

Who was your favorite character and why?

Mitch Rapp is the story

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

I have listened to all of George Guidall's Vince Flynn books. All of his performances are spot on including this one.

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

Yes

Any additional comments?

Kyle Mills understood all the characters and the transformation from Vince Flynn was flawless. Hats off I'm sure the pressure tough.

  • The Buried

  • Jonathan Quinn, Book 9
  • By: Brett Battles
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 760
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 692

Everything on the job is going as expected. The target has been dealt with, and all that's left to do is remove the body. But a surprise is waiting for Quinn and Nate, one that completely changes their mission. Then when the client who gave them their new orders disappears, they find themselves on their own, with a human asset holding a dark secret that several parties are interested in obtaining, by force if necessary.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Quinn series continues at breakneck pace!

  • By shelley on 06-25-15

Brett Battles and Scott Brick always a winner

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

Reviewed: 06-25-15

What did you love best about The Buried?

The entire book

What other book might you compare The Buried to and why?

The Quinn series stands alone all by itself not to be compared. If we had not lost the wonderful Vince Flynn I would probably compare his Mitch Rapp only because I love these two characters.

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

He is Quinn..I would not have gotten this personality.

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

I would leave that up to Brett Battles he is batting a thousand so far.

Any additional comments?

Anxiously waiting for #10

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Poe

  • An Alexandra Poe Thriller, Book 1
  • By: Brett Battles, Robert Gregory Browne
  • Narrated by: Abby Craden
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 127
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 113

After losing her mother to a terrorist attack, Alexandra Poe was devastated when her father - disgraced and accused of treason - disappeared from the face of the earth. Now, over ten years and a stint in Iraq later, Alex is approached by a man who has information about her father and wants to help her find him. But there's a catch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Female version of Jack Reacher

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 03-04-16

DISAPPOINTMENT from one of my favorite authors!!

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

Reviewed: 07-27-13

Would you try another book from Brett Battles and Robert Gregory Browne and/or Abby Craden?

Yes, from Brett Battles, no from the other two.

Has Poe turned you off from other books in this genre?

Yes

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Made me dislike the character

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment

Any additional comments?

I love Brett Battles Quinn books and that was why I purchased this one.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Collected

  • Jonathan Quinn, Book 6
  • By: Brett Battles
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 764
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 696

A cleaner’s tasks are simple: get rid of the body so that it will never be found, and make the scene of the kill look like nothing happened. Rule Number One: Don’t get caught. With Jonathan Quinn’s career in question, his apprentice Nate has successfully taken on the role of full-fledged cleaner, using Quinn’s name to keep the business working seamlessly in case his boss decides to return.But Nate’s latest job is not what it seems, and he finds himself on the wrong side of a trap.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great story in the Quinn Series!

  • By Andrew Stone on 04-03-13

The Quinn series never disappoints

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

Reviewed: 03-18-13

What did you love best about The Collected?

Scott Brick

Who was your favorite character and why?

Jonathan Quinn, I love the way Scott Brick narrates his character

Which scene was your favorite?

Diffinately not the last.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Yes, the ending. I'm stunned.

Any additional comments?

Of course, how is the author going to fix this in his next book and how long do I have to wait to find out.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Without Remorse

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 27 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,334
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,536
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,543

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

VIGILANTE JUSTICE AT IT'S BEST

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

Reviewed: 02-04-13

What did you love best about Without Remorse?

How John Kelly was continually knocked down by life's circumstances and some how was able to pull himself up and keep going.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

It was a roller coaster ride from beginning to end.

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

When Michael reads it changes from just words on a page to relating the story as the author intended the listener to experience.

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

I can't think of anything at this time.

Any additional comments?

I'm just a Tom Clancy and Michael Prichard fan.

  • Threat Vector

  • By: Tom Clancy, Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Lou Diamond Phillips
  • Length: 18 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,274
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,356
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,360

Jack Ryan has only just moved back into the Oval Office when he is faced with a new international threat. An aborted coup in the People's Republic of China has left President Wei Zhen Lin with no choice but to agree with the expansionist policies of General Su Ke Quiang. They have declared the South China Sea a protectorate and are planning an invasion of Taiwan. The Ryan administration is determined to thwart China’s ambitions, but the stakes are dangerously high as a new breed of powerful Chinese anti-ship missiles endanger the US Navy's plans to protect the island.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Clancy that gave us Clear & Present...

  • By Charles Atkinson on 12-15-12

Clancy and Greaney are a good duo

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

Reviewed: 01-30-13

Would you consider the audio edition of Threat Vector to be better than the print version?

I am addicted to audio and seldom purchase anything in print.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I don't have one. After the release of the Teeth of the Tiger with a new set of characters Tom Clancy has breahed new life in his books.

Which scene was your favorite?

I rarely have favorite scenes and usually view a book after I have completed it and able to absorb the total content.

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

I do not have one after all the movies made from his books they speak for themselves.

Any additional comments?

I hope he continues to write with Mark Greaney and would recommend to anyone who has not listened to Mark's books to purchase one they will not be disappointed.

  • House Rules

  • A Joe DeMarco Thriller
  • By: Mike Lawson
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

First there was the bomb meant for the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel; then a private plane headed straight for the White House is shot down. An atmosphere of fear and panic overruns the country, and when a senator proposes to run background checks on all Muslims and deport any who aren’t citizens, his bill gains surprising traction. John Mahoney, the Speaker of the House, is not pleased. But Mahoney has a connection to one of the attackers, one he wants kept a secret....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Terrorist's from US and non-US

  • By Pamela Dale Foster on 07-26-13

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS SERIES

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

Reviewed: 01-04-13

Would you listen to House Rules again? Why?

Yes, I would and I have listened to the other "house" books several times. They are pure entertainement. I have either used my credits or purchased evey book in this series.

What other book might you compare House Rules to and why?

Brian Haig has a series with a character that is similar to DeMarco and is also very entertaining.

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

Yes, the narrator does an excellent job.

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

I usually come close to listening in one sitting.

Any additional comments?

I hope Mike Lawson keeps this DeMarco series coming. I have this let down feeling when his books end I want them to keep going.

  • The Last Man

  • A Novel
  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,283
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,429
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,381

The four dead guards didn’t concern Mitch Rapp as much as the absence of the man they’d been paid to protect. Joe Rickman wasn’t just another foot soldier. For the last eight years Rickman had ran the CIA’s clandestine operations in Afghanistan. It was a murky job that involved working with virtually every disreputable figure in the Islamic Republic. More than a quarter billion dollars in cash had passed through Rickman’s hands during his tenure as the master of black ops and no one with a shred of sense wanted to know the details of how that money had been spent.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, The return of modern day Mitch

  • By Jim on 11-19-12

Always a five star plus listen

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

Reviewed: 12-24-12

What made the experience of listening to The Last Man the most enjoyable?

That I had to wait a year to get the next Mitch Rapp Story

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Last Man?

I enjoy his books so much I have never been able to choose just one.

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

YES..I have been listening to George for the last fifteen years and know I will get a geat read.

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

ALWAYS

Any additional comments?

I hate having to wait a year for the next book

  • The Panther

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 21 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,459
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,009
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,997

Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent John Corey and his wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, have been posted overseas to Sana'a, Yemen - one of the most dangerous places in the Middle East. While there, they will be working with a small team to track down one of the masterminds behind the USS Cole bombing: a high-ranking Al Qaeda operative known as The Panther. Ruthless and elusive, he's wanted for multiple terrorist acts and murders - and the U.S. government is determined to bring him down, no matter the cost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Corey and Brenner--it doesn't get any better!

  • By Janels on 11-01-12

Good Book - Overloaded with wise-cracks

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

Reviewed: 11-28-12

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

Yes, however, I would also alert my friends that this is only one of the authors characters.
If you like a wise a?? you will love this book.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Panther?

The fact this could actually happen.

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

Scott could read the newspaper and I would not be able to put it down.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No

Any additional comments?

Even if this series is not my favorite I will still continue to purchase his books.

  • Seven Days

  • By: Deon Meyer, K. L. Seegers (translator)
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

In Thirteen Hours, homicide detective Bennie Griessel struggled to solve the murder of an American girl, find her missing friend, and avoid drinking again. In Seven Days, Griessel is given another nearly impossible task. Two police officers have been shot, and the department has received an email from the shooter alleging a cover-up in a cold case. He threatens more violence until the case is solved. The case in question is the murder of Hanneke Sloet, an ambitious lawyer stabbed to death in her apartment. There's no apparent motive and no leads, just a set of nude photographs and an ex-boyfriend with a rock-solid alibi.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding novel and great narrator!

  • By Karita dos Santos on 10-10-12

Buy this one it is worth the credit.

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

Reviewed: 11-12-12

Where does Seven Days rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I have almost six humdred books in my library and I enjoy them one at a time. I have listened to all of Vince Flynn, Nelson DeMille, Greg Isles, Kate Morton, Henning Mankell and many others After I have listened to all his books I will decide then if I will add llvehim to my list.

What did you like best about this story?

The ending.

Did Simon Vance do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

I usually love Simon Vance, however, he read this one a little to fast.

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

Seven Days a movie filmed in Sweden