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  • Faulted

  • By: Jacqueline Druga
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

For the first time since his divorce, CJ will be able to take his son on a vacation. Along with his father, they make it a guys’ trip to the west coast. Little do they know their trip that is intended to be a lifetime of memories would include facing insurmountable odds. The lack of warning leaves everyone in the dark about what has occurred and vulnerable to all that unfolds. It doesn’t stop with the meteors. The disastrous events come one after another, a domino effect of annihilation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Planet is Deeply Impacted

  • By Spooky Mike on 01-19-19

a little short but loved it

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This was a great apocalyptic story with a decent set of main characters. There is definitely a lot of action and disaster is around every turn. The narration is very well done. If you you are looking for a quick action story that revolves around an apocalyptic setting, this is a good choice. I really enjoyed it.

  • The Rectify Series (2 Book Series)

  • By: Jacqueline Druga
  • Narrated by: Andrew B. Wehrlen
  • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

This audiobook includes both books from the Rectify series. From Book 1: The virus CO-D4 rages across the globe with debilitating effects. Authorities, scientists and medical personnel scramble to find a cure. Those who fall victim to the virus, experience a fast and insufferable death and then they come back. From Book 2: When the CO-D4 virus rages across the globe, it not only leaves behind death and destruction, it creates three types of survivors. Those who want to see the infected die, those who want to help the sick, and those who want humanity to rise above it all.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ground Control

  • By Spooky Mike on 01-10-19

This one didn't suck

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

These were pretty decent zombie apocalypse books. They weren't my favorite, but they held my interest, had a decent story line and the main character wasn't completely stupid and annoying. The narration was very well done. That is what made this one for me. My only real complaint is how short it is.

  • The Woman Who Wasn't

  • By: Pornelope
  • Narrated by: Persephone Rose
  • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Charlie Nelson is just walking down the street, minding his own business, when he’s suddenly killed in a brutal drive-by shooting…or is he? When he finally forces his eyes open again, he’s lying in a hospital bed, and he can tell right away that something is very, very wrong. But nothing can prepare him for the shock of looking in a mirror, and seeing a gorgeous teenage girl staring back at him! It can’t be true, it just can’t! He’s a strong, virile man! He’s not a woman, doesn’t want to be a woman, doesn’t know the first thing about being a woman! Like it or not, though, he’s about to find out!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Woman Who Wasn't

  • By PattyH on 12-22-18

better than I expected

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Given the synopsis, I wasn't sure what to expect going in. Turns out, this was actually pretty good. Persephone Rose did a great job on the story and narration. It wasn't super long, but I sure was entertained the whole time.

  • Outliers: A Post-Apocalyptic Dystopian Novel

  • The Outliers Saga, Book 1
  • By: Kate L. Mary
  • Narrated by: Grace Sylvan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Indra is an Outlier. Living on land that has not healed from the poison of the past, the Outliers have adapted - but to the Sovereign and the Fortis, they are nothing. For centuries the Fortis have made their abuse of Outliers a sport, but when Asa comes to Indra's rescue, she sees something different in him. Something that marks him as so much more than just a Fortis guard. But when Indra's world begins to unravel, even the quiet alliance she and Asa have formed cannot save her from the wrath of the Sovereign.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must read!!

  • By Natalia Martinez on 01-07-19

not my favorite

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

Reviewed: 01-18-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This was just an OK listen. It is a bit depressing at times, but is otherwise a good story. The author does a good job of world building and the characters are fairly interesting. The narrator has an odd accent that didn't seem to fit this book very well. The audio quality is a bit low as well. There is a tinny quality to the recording that compounded the accent/pronunciations thing. I'm on the fence as to whether or not I want to continue the series.

  • Slayer of the Sea

  • By: Beau Peterson
  • Narrated by: Montgomery Que
  • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

Rowan Donchaad, captain of the Slayer of the Sea, has made killing leviathans not just his career, but also his reason to live. The immense amount of gold he’s accumulated over the years slaying them and selling their parts has made him one of the wealthiest men in all the isles of Manks. But even his love for gold is eclipsed when Rowan confronts a pair of monsters - one from the deep and one from his past - that threaten everything he loves. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • short but really good

  • By TU on 01-15-19

short but really good

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This was a short but very entertaining story. It is definitely a fantasy story, but has a historic "feel" to it. The author does a great job of painting a vivid picture for the imagination and the author really brings it all to life. It's just under 4 hours, so a bit short, but I think it is well worth a listen.

  • Cat Sidhe

  • Into the Witch Lands I
  • By: Jeff Chapman
  • Narrated by: Jannie Meisberger
  • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

Something nasty has come through one of the ley gates. It walks upright. It talks. And it looks like an oversized cat, but as Merliss can attest, it doesn't smell like a cat.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a delight!

  • By Lonnie-The GreatNorthernTroll-Moore on 12-29-18

A fantastic fantasy story

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This was a bit of a slow starter, but it picks up significantly about midway through. The story is actually quite an interesting take on fae lore. I would consider it worth powering through the slow first half to get to the latter half. The narration, though, is what got me past that. Jannie Meisberger's voice is full of character and really lends itself to this story so well. She gave it a very magical "feel" that I really enjoyed. All in all, I thought this was great fantasy and well worth a listen. I'm definitely looking forward to the next book in this trilogy.

  • The Last Vampire: Book One

  • By: R. A. Steffan, Jaelynn Woolf
  • Narrated by: Gwendolyn Druyor
  • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36

Growing up, my father always told me that I’d come to a bad end, just like my mom did when I was a kid. Hearing that kind of stuff when you’re little eventually gets to a girl, but I can’t say I ever expected my "bad end" to involve an angry vampire with a severe case of iron deficiency and a panty-melting English accent. Maybe I shouldn’t be surprised. Ever since my mother was assassinated, I’ve felt like there was something vast and frightening hidden beneath the fabric of the world - something none of us are supposed to know about.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fantastic read!

  • By Sairaika on 12-18-18

not a bad start to a new series

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

This book was pretty good. It has a decent balance between action/paranormal content and the romance/relationship stuff. The author provides good imagery and the characters are engaging. The story line is pretty good. There are a couple of twists to the plot thrown in. It didn't exactly keep me guessing, but it wasn't so predictable it was boring. The narration is ok. Her voice has a bit of whine to it, which I don't recall taking note of in the Circle of Blood series written and narrated by this same duo. It wasn't THAT bad, but I did take note of it. Anyway, I did enjoy this book and would be open to continuing the series.

  • Intraterrestrial

  • By: Nicholas Conley
  • Narrated by: Daniel James Lewis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6

Adam Helios is a bully magnet without many friends. When he starts hearing a voice that claims to come from the stars, he fears he’s losing his mind, so he withdraws even further. On the way home from a meeting at the school, he and his parents are involved in a horrible car crash. With his skull cracked open, Adam’s consciousness is abducted by the alien who has been speaking to him for months. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, but

  • By Keith LaDue on 12-24-18

pretty good

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

So, this came across like metephor... In other words, like a sci fi explanation someone would write to cope with their child being in a coma. As a parent, there were definitely scenes that tugged at my heart strings. The narration was done well. My interest was held throughout. Although this wasn't my favorite listen, it is worth checking out.

  • Betrayal

  • A LitRPG Adventure (Monsters, Maces and Magic, Volume 2)
  • By: Terry W. Ervin II
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Waters
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

Stephi, Kirby, Ron, Derek, and Glenn survived their first adventure into the Dark Heart Swamp and are approached to once again enter the dismal marshland. An elf maiden has been taken captive by a band of goblins, and gold is offered for her rescue. Gold is needed, not only if the party hopes to escape the game world, but to live and survive its perils. Glenn and his party take the mission, even though they weren’t the first choice. Beyond that, the foul swamp and its evil denizen may not be the greatest danger. A seer warns that their greatest threat lies in betrayal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Series is definitely one I am enjoyng

  • By TU on 01-15-19

Series is definitely one I am enjoyng

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

Reviewed: 01-15-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Like with the first book, I thought this was a great fantasy story. Character stats play a larger role in this book, so I would say it sits a bit more firmly in the LitRPG genre now. Jonathon Waters did a great job bringing this book to life with this narration. All in all, this is a really good fantasy story with a mild LitRPG twist. I am definitely looking forward to more in the series.

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  • DragonMan: The 13th Sign

  • DragonMan Series, Book 8
  • By: Ted Lazaris
  • Narrated by: William Wells
  • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

The 13th Sign is a chilling journey down a cosmic path, as ancient as creation itself. And in the final confrontation with the past, present, and future, The 13th Sign will ultimately determine if life on Earth will go on, or perish...the future is now in the hands of those who believe.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • my favorite of the series

  • By TU on 01-14-19

my favorite of the series

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

Reviewed: 01-14-19

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

So, I've listened to some, but not all, of the books in this series. Each has been different, often narrated by different people. This book, in particular, has been my favorite. The narrator has a voice that reminded me of James Earl Jones or Morgan Freeman. It is deep, resonant and full of gravitas. It made for a very entertaining listen. The story was intersting and, if you like these sorts of stories, worth checking out.