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Dale Lindgren

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  • The Kill Switch

  • Tucker Wayne, Book 1
  • By: James Rollins, Grant Blackwood
  • Narrated by: Scott Aiello
  • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,727
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,582
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,574

The mission seems simple enough: Extract a pharmaceutical magnate from Russian soil. But nothing is as it appears to be. A desperate call thrusts Captain Tucker Wayne and his stalwart military dog, Kane, into a frantic race to rescue the brilliant-but-deluded Abram Bukolov from a cadre of skilled assassins. Hunted and betrayed at every turn, Tucker and Kane must discover the truth behind a horror out of the ancient past that can be weaponized to terrorize the modern world. As time rapidly runs out, the deep and intimate bond between dog and soldier will be tested to the extreme.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A new aspect of the special ops soldier

  • By Blue Dragonfly on 05-24-14

intense

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

Reviewed: 11-28-17

This is an action packed book. Has lot's of twists to keep you guessing. very entertaining mixed in with good facts.

  • Oil!

  • By: Upton Sinclair
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 567
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 391

As he did so masterfully in The Jungle, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Upton Sinclair interweaves social criticism with human tragedy to create an unforgettable portrait of Southern California's early oil industry. Enraged by the oil scandals of the Harding administration in the 1920s, Sinclair tells a gripping tale of avarice, corruption, and class warfare, featuring a cavalcade of characters, including senators, oil magnates, Hollywood film starlets, and a crusading evangelist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • an outstanding book

  • By Gregory on 05-18-08

To long

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

Reviewed: 03-18-15

The story is entertaining. It presents capitalist as greedy, and socialist as kind. The whole premise of the story is capitalism is bad, but socialist wouldn't have anything to take from others if not for capitalism. A good capitalist knows that a good employee is a happy one.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

  • By: Jonas Jonasson
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,584
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,616

After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and in one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ages Well

  • By Dennis on 10-21-12

Funny book

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

Reviewed: 01-29-15

Very entertaining, could not wait to finish. Kind of like a Forest Gump story, steps in crap, smells like a rose.

  • Exclusive

  • By: Sandra Brown
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 780
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 588
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 573

Barrie Travis is a damn good reporter stuck at a low-budget television station when the First Lady calls her—and offers her the opportunity of a lifetime. Stunned by the loss of her infant son, the president’s wife hints he may have been murdered. Barrie sets out to find the truth, fighting for the exclusive story with the help of Gray Bondurant, a mysterious former presidential aide.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Had promise but....

  • By Rurouni on 08-23-10

Very enjoyable listen. Kept my attention.

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

Reviewed: 02-09-12

What made the experience of listening to Exclusive the most enjoyable?

The story was believable, but a stretch. I got this for my wife who travels with me most times, will enjoy this more. I would like more action. I didn't find a slow spot in the book. It showed corruption with big power. A victim you wouldn't think of as one, and the hero is likeable.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

I wasn't surprised by the ending, it was happy. It left me smiling.

Which character ??? as performed by Tanya Eby ??? was your favorite?

Tanya was able to have a different sound for each character.Easy to listen to and know witch character is speaking.

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

It didn't grab me like a Vince Flynn book does, I would listen to it again.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Quest Begins

  • Seekers, Book 1
  • By: Erin Hunter
  • Narrated by: Julia Fletcher
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 117
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

Three young bears from different species - black, polar, and grizzly - are separated from their families when they are just young cubs. They find themselves brought together on a perilous journey. Fate is about to change all these bears lives forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great For All Ages

  • By Christine on 05-09-17

Worshiping Bears

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-26-11

Bears that pray to spirits. That have morals against taking food for other Bears. Its ok to kill, but don't steal. And another slam at people destroying the planet. Mildly entertaining if you can over look the asking spirits to solve things but not GOD.

2 of 16 people found this review helpful

  • The Noticer

  • Sometimes, All a Person Needs is a Little Perspective.
  • By: Andy Andrews
  • Narrated by: Andy Andrews
  • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,346
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,090
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,087

>. Orange Beach, Alabama is a simple town filled with simple people. But like all humans on the planet, the good folks of Orange Beach have their share of problems - marriages teetering on the brink of divorce, young adults giving up on life, business people on the verge of bankruptcy, as well as the many other obstacles that life seems to dish out to the masses. Fortunately, when things look the darkest - a mysterious man named Jones has a miraculous way of showing up.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Noticer

  • By eleing on 06-21-09

Great Book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-21-10

I think the leasons were laid out in a very entertaining way.I listened to it twice. Yes as a reader he lost voice character a time or two, but the story was good.