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  • The House of Long Shadows

  • House of Souls, Book 1
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 388
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 357
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 357

Kevin Taylor is an Internet-famous handyman on a mission: Find a house and renovate it in 30 days. By flipping a derelict house in a month's time and chronicling the entire thing on video for his online subscribers, he seeks to become a star. The problems that plague this property will require more than elbow grease to fix, however. Shadows throughout the home are distorted, and an enigmatic trespasser keeps showing up in his footage. Worse still are the hideous voices that issue from otherwise empty rooms in the dead of night.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dry

  • By Donna Johnson on 08-21-18

Loved It!!!

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

Reviewed: 05-31-18

This is probably the best super natural book I have listened to in a long time. It grabbed my attention from the very first paragraph and never lost it. If you like ghost stories then this is the book for you! I received this book in exchange for an honest review.

2 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Midnight in a Perfect World

  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 139

A mysterious suicide. Horrific specters walking the streets. A drug that promises to change the world. An apocalyptic cult. Something is stirring in the city of Duluth, Minnesota. Ever since a celebrated researcher announced the creation of a new experimental drug - a drug with the potential to cure the mind of countless ills - people have been disappearing. When a grad student involved with the drug's development unexpectedly commits suicide, a private detective is tasked with unearthing the details of her tumultuous final days. This miracle drug may not be what it seems.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Have to be into it to be into it..

  • By Matthew on 04-29-18

"Its only a dream..."

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

Reviewed: 05-09-18

This book started out fast paced and really kept going. It was an extremely interesting concept. I always love hearing Hempel's narration. I would absolutely recommend. This book was given to me in exchange for an honest review.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Hungry Ghosts

  • Hungry Ghosts Series, Book 1
  • By: Ron Ripley
  • Narrated by: Thom Bowers
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 53

A cold dark night. A cemetery full of secrets. And murderous ghosts on the loose. After more than a decade, Connor Mann is forced out of the psychiatric ward he once called home. He finds himself back in the town where he grew up, with a distant father, and a tragedy all too painful to bear. His attempt to resume a normal life soon comes under attack when he encounters restless spirits lurking in the basement. And someone - or something - terribly vicious awaits him with open arms in nearby Pine Grove Cemetery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great one by Mr.Ripley

  • By e.rit on 12-03-17

Hungry Ghost

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

Any additional comments?

I really enjoyed this book a lot. I wasn't sure at first but glad I stuck with it. Because it got really good. I can't wait for the next book in the series.

  • The Death Wish Game

  • By: Jonathan Chateau
  • Narrated by: Aaron Shedlock
  • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

A one-way trip to Florida offers Rodney Corso the chance at a fresh start from his dead-end life in South Carolina. Newly divorced, broke, and unemployed, a bus ticket gifted to him by his sister could not have come at a better time. However, this bus would never reach its final destination. Sometime during the 10-hour trek to Miami, both he and the rest of the passengers awaken to find themselves duct-taped to their seats and stranded in the middle of nowhere in the black of night.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buckle Up You are in for a wild ride.

  • By cosmitron on 03-17-18

One of my Favs!!

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

Any additional comments?

This book drew me in from the beginning to the end. It was fast paced and extremely fun. I have a love/hate relationship with this book. Because I hated that it was so good that I stayed up all night reading it, but it was worth being tired the next day. I would absolutely recommend! This book was given to me by the author in exchange for an honest review.

  • The Well

  • By: Marie Sexton
  • Narrated by: John Solo
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18

Twenty years after prom queen Cassie Kennedy is brutally murdered, six teenagers break into the house where she was killed to hold a séance. Haven knows his cousin Elise only wants to scare the crap out of him and his friends, but he's willing to put up with one of her pranks if it means a chance to spend a few hours with the new kid in town, Pierce Hunter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining PNR Ghost Story/Murder Mystery

  • By M. Childers on 04-26-18

Great Scare

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

Reviewed: 03-01-18

Any additional comments?

This book grabbed me from the very beginning. The story flowed very well and each character was easily distinguished from the other by the narrator. I listened to this at night in bed and I definitely found the hairs on the back of my neck standing up a few times. I would recommend this book for sure to anyone who is into paranormal thrillers.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Man in the Forest

  • By: Michael Warriner
  • Narrated by: Ken Parelman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Vincent, a musical prodigy, is caught up in a concert rivalry with a former student. He travels to Romania to settle the score, but what he discovers is the horrific true story behind the song his protégé wrote, "The Man in the Forest." Supernatural phenomena and horrific sights abound, but the locals are tight-lipped about the mysterious goings-on. Can Vincent and his group upstage their rival, or will they fall prey to the curse of the man in the forest?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very Interesting

  • By Christina on 03-01-18

Very Interesting

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

Reviewed: 03-01-18

Any additional comments?

The book was very good from start to finish. The author did very good at fleshing the characters out. Making them seem real. I would absolutely recommend this book to anyone who wants a good scare.

  • Amnesia

  • By: Matt Hickman
  • Narrated by: Steve White
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 2

Matt Shaw Presents Amnesia, a new novel from author Matt Hickman. Six strangers: three men, three women, awake in a sterile medical facility. Apart from two of the group, their minds totally blank as to how they arrived there, or the purpose of their detainment. Locks have been secured on each of the doors and iron bars on the window - no way to escape. Surveillance cameras on the walls indicate that they are being studied.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Thriller

  • By Christina on 01-13-18

Great Thriller

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

Reviewed: 01-13-18

Any additional comments?

I really liked this book. The narrator was awesome! I think was a little slow at the beginning but absolutely got a lot better!!

  • The Handyman

  • By: Bentley Little
  • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 930
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 871
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 871

Daniel Martin has never forgotten his childhood encounters with Frank Watkins, the man who built his family a summer home out of cardboard and plywood. Frank's gaze was oddly confusing, as if he was attempting to discern the proper way to behave because he didn't know how to respond in a human manner. Since Frank obviously wasn't an alien, young Daniel thought maybe the man was crazy. In the end, Daniel would learn the terrifying truth about Frank Watkins. And as an adult, Daniel is about to discover there are more of them out there.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Little is back!

  • By JuniorLo on 02-08-18

Loved Loved Loved!!! Scary Stuff!!!!

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

Reviewed: 12-19-17

The book starts a little slow but doesn’t take to long to get good. I have listened to a lot of horror books and this one takes the cake! I didn’t think a book about a handyman was going to be so captivating. Best book I’ve read all year!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • My Brother's Voice

  • How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
  • By: Stephen Nasser, Sherry Rosenthal
  • Narrated by: Maxwell Glick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

Stephen 'Pista' Nasser was 13 years old when the Nazis whisked him and his family away from their home in Hungary to Auschwitz. His memories of that terrifying experience are still vivid, and his love for his brother Andris still brings a husky tone to his voice when he remembers the terrible ordeal they endured together. Stephen's account of the Holocaust, told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy, will help every listener to understand that the Holocaust was real.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heartbreaking Journey through a Survival Story...

  • By Frequent_Amazon_User on 07-17-16

Very Best Memoir

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

Reviewed: 07-25-17

Any additional comments?

I loved this book. From page 1 I was hooked. The narrator was very connected and because of that I really felt the pain and suffering of each person. This book really touched me.

  • Whispering Corridors

  • A Ghost Story
  • By: Ambrose Ibsen
  • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 209
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 194

College students Eric and Lydia are looking for a novel way to spend Halloween. They decide to put together a documentary about the supernatural and take a camcorder into the long-abandoned house on Kenwood Drive. It's said that a vengeful spirit lives there, and Lydia thinks it the perfect location. Eric, though, has his reservations. Having grown up in the area, he's familiar with the stories of the spirit they call the "Upside-Down Man", and as their trip to the house draws near, his fear begins to mount.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A better boogie man

  • By Jessica Gamez on 05-03-17

Loved It!!!! Hooked from beginning to end!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-16-17

Any additional comments?

From the very first chapter I was hooked! Very scary stuff. I actually had a very bad toothache the couple days I was listening to the book. But not once during the book did I think of it or anything else except the story. It held my complete attention the whole time. If you like haunted house stories this is for you. I would absolutely recommend this book to anyone who wants a quick scare. I was given this book by the author for an honest review in return.

11 of 12 people found this review helpful