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  • The Long Haul

  • A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road
  • By: Finn Murphy
  • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 607
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 564
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 558

More than 30 years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a trucker. Since then he's covered hundreds of thousands of miles packing, loading, and hauling people's belongings all over America. Murphy whisks listeners down the I-95 Powerlane, across the Florida Everglades, in and out of the truck stops of the Midwest, and through the steep grades of the Rocky Mountains.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Shines a whole new light on moving industry

  • By Chad on 03-01-18

Fun Book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-15-18

This trucker really enjoyed this book. very interesting and entertaining. I heard his interview on NPR.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Late Show

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Katherine Moennig
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,455
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7,784
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,749

Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Noooooooooooooooooo!

  • By H. Jamieson on 08-12-17

Narrator Not Too Bad

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-13-18

As a long haul trucker I listen to a lot of audiobooks. My ears are fine tuned to good narrators. Bad ones really jump out. This reader wasn't too bad. She does a thorough job. I like aspects of this character like her Hawaii connection and her surfing and paddle boarding, and that she has a dog. Overall this is a good book & the narrator is pretty good.

  • Rising Fury: A Jesse McDermitt Novel

  • Caribbean Adventure Series, Book 12
  • By: Wayne Stinnett
  • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

Jesse McDermitt lives in the backcountry and very little happens near him that he's not fully aware of. During a quiet moment, he watches a slow-moving shrimp trawler as it serenely cruises by, barely visible on the horizon at the edge of the three-mile limit. The tranquility of the moment is shattered when the trawler is suddenly demolished in an enormous explosion. What caused the explosion? And why was a woman from Jesse's past on board? To find the answers to these questions and more, Jesse and friends will work from Miami to Key West, then across the water to Fort Myers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • EXCELLENT SERIES!!

  • By shelley on 05-18-18

I love the new character developments

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-31-18

I love the action & diving and boating details too. Nick does a great Jamaican accent. Eric's song at the end sounded good, I like it. Wayne is one of my all time favorite authors. I love his stories & the world he created.

  • Australia - Culture Smart!

  • By: Barry Penney, Gina Teague
  • Narrated by: Peter Noble
  • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Australia is different - a vast island continent with distances so great that the capital of Western Australia is closer to Singapore than it is to Sydney. The landscape embraces magnificent tropical rainforests and deserts the size of several European states; temperate areas that sustain a flourishing wine industry, making Australia the world's fourth largest wine exporter; and a 16,000-mile coastline of breathtaking beaches. Plus its unique fauna is testament to the country's down-underness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Informative

  • By Kelly on 01-18-18

Very Informative

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-18-18

This book covers alot of ground. It has interesting facts and information not found in other books of this type. The narration is very good.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Great Ocean Road

  • Travel Australia
  • By: iMinds
  • Narrated by: James Conlan
  • Length: 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

The Great Ocean Road extends 400 kilometres, or 248-and-a-half miles, along the southwest coastline of Victoria, which is Australia’s most southern mainland state. It takes the traveller through sandy coastal villages and glitzy holiday towns, from dramatic beach cliff-faces to old-growth rainforests and from surfing havens to waterfalls. To drive the length of it takes about four hours from near Victoria’s capital city of Melbourne to the impressive coastal rock structures known as the Twelve Apostles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Short & Sweet

  • By Kelly on 01-18-18

Short & Sweet

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-18-18

Although it's very short, it's very informative and worth the tiny price. I would recommend this audiobook.

  • The Kindle Publish Launch Formula

  • Your Personal Escort Through The Entire Self Publishing Process
  • By: Michael Marani
  • Narrated by: Michael Morgan
  • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Maybe you've considered self-publishing your writing for a long time, but you just don't know where to start the process. Maybe you want to become a published author, and you're interested in learning how to maximize your potential earnings. Maybe you want to become a writer to create additional income, but this is your first time writing a book and you're not sure you have the technical knowledge to publish your book online.

If any of the above applies to you, this book can help. The many options for publishing are daunting, and this book aims to simplify the process for you and provide helpful hints at each step of the process.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Good Book

  • By Kelly on 10-12-17

Very Good Book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-12-17

He is a teacher & I like how he teaches in this book. He does a great job of breaking down the information. I feel he gives very good and useful info. He comes across as honest. The narrator does a very good job also. Pleasant voice and well paced.

  • Structuring Your Novel

  • Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
  • By: K. M. Weiland
  • Narrated by: Sonja Field
  • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 421
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 382
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 374

Why do some stories work and others don't? The answer is structure. In this IPPY and NIEA Award-winning guide from the author of the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, you will discover the universal underpinnings that guarantee powerful plot and character arcs. An understanding of proper story and scene structure will help you to not only perfectly time your story's major events, but will also provide you with an unerring standard to use in evaluating your novel's pacing and progression.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Outstanding Resource for Writers

  • By Kindle Customer on 02-01-15

Tons of good info

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-27-17

This book covered everything you need to know including info about texting and emojis'. Covers current language and slang.

  • High-Rise

  • By: J.G. Ballard
  • Narrated by: Tom Hiddleston
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 957
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 898
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 894

When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds, and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on "enemy" floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • TOM HIDDLESTON NEEDS TO READ EVERYTHING

  • By Jeanette on 04-05-15

It ends abruptly

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-03-16

This story is a little depressing. It's a display of the rapid decline in civilization within this building. These "supposed" wealthy and professional people just flat out turn into psycho animals. I would like to see a part 2 or better ending. Would police ever show up to the building? Would the bldg investors ever let their investment turn into trash? Security is nowhere to be found inside the bldg, etc

  • Fallen Tide: A Jesse McDermitt Novel

  • Caribbean Adventure Series, Book 8
  • By: Wayne Stinnett
  • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

Coral branches rarely wear a wristwatch. That was Jesse McDermitt's first thought when he found a partially denuded human arm, teeming with crab, lobster, and fish life, during his morning ocean swim. The discovery of a drifting mega-yacht the following day while fishing the Gulf Stream, causes quite a stir among the many alphabet agencies of the federal government, not to mention one shaggy canine. A severed leg and two whole bodies are discovered aboard.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pescador returns to his owner!

  • By Wayne on 09-16-16

Another great story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-14-16

I really liked this story & the whole series so far. I can't wait till the next book in the series comes out.

  • Key West Smackdown

  • Jack Marsh
  • By: Mike Pettit
  • Narrated by: Jim Tedder
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

Key West runs blood red as Jack Marsh is caught between a ruthless Cuban Drug Lord, known as El Condor, that has had 10 million dollars stolen from him by someone in Key West, and an aging Mafia Don that knows who made the heist, and will kill to get it for himself.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Unauthenticate

  • By Jbird on 01-08-18

good action

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-14-15

I am following this series and enjoy the action. jack & his buddies get themselves in so much trouble but it does have it's rewards $