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  • Unleashed: Case of the Gold Retriever

  • By: Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Claire Buchignani
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Finnegan May has had an eventful time in Manhattan since she first moved to New York City. Her unique profession and quirky, bubbly personality endear her to everyone who meets her. Like a magnet for trouble, Finnegan finds herself embroiled in a string of robberies that has spanned decades while she tries to rescue a stray golden retriever that dropped a bag of money at her feet.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sweet...

  • By DB on 10-20-18

Erik has been able to write an Awesome story!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-12-18

This is the 3rd instalment in dog Walter's take about the small business woman who's name I would Bitch let's just call her F. At the point she is well and truly in love with the Bitch woman she once called jerk cop on a posted it note. Now a much loved token between them especially with all the wrongful addressed F seems to find herself in the middle of, F is just talented that wa y , which is just One reason way unleaseshed is a pathway a minute. Like the whole series .

  • The Hunt for Red October

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 18 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,777
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,655
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,649

Somewhere under the freezing Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision. The Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. The chase for the highly advanced nuclear submarine is on - and there’s only one man who can find her. Brilliant CIA analyst Jack Ryan has little interest in fieldwork, but when covert photographs of Red October land on his desk, Ryan soon finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes game of hide-and-seek played by two world powers - a game that could end in all-out war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spectacular

  • By Michael Borg on 08-02-18

Not like the Movie at all

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

This is a different Jack Ryan than Harrison Ford, Alex Baldwin or Ben Affleck ever played, And the Russian Captain was no Sean Connery. No with it being a book, we are inside the Russian Captains head for a lot of the book and its like there isn't even a cool guy like Jack Ryan until the last half of the book and he is there almost for comic relief just trying to caught up with the main star who is no Jack but rather the actual story of the Sub, The Red October and her crew and how and why each is either in on the scheme or not. It is very complexed novel with many working wheella

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  • We're Going to Need More Wine

  • Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True
  • By: Gabrielle Union
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Union
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10,061
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,021
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,995

In this moving collection of thought-provoking essays infused with her unique wisdom and deep humor, Union tells astonishingly personal and true stories about power, color, gender, feminism, and fame. Union tackles a range of experiences, including bullying, beauty standards and competition between women in Hollywood, growing up in white California suburbia and then spending summers with her black relatives in Nebraska, coping with crushes, puberty, and the divorce of her parents.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fucking. Amazing.

  • By Sunny James on 11-03-17

Ms. Union Rocked my world.

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

Reviewed: 09-16-18

She opened my eyes a little to what is to be a Black young girl trying to grow up today. How hard it is to pretend to be one someone all the time out of fear of others hurting you or the the just wanting to disappear felling she also talked about. Now being White but also gay you might find it had to believe I really got a lot of what she said and took it to heart. I am so glad there is the Great Ms Gabrielle Union who I have admired from movies like Bring it ON, Cradle to the Grave with Jet LI and DMX, And The many many other movies I have enjoyed her in. I am also happy to hear she takes time out to speak out on health issue, My father died of Cancer, So it is very personal to me. I suffer from MS, so again it is nice she is interested in people. Her Step-sons are very lucky to be raise with love, so many children lack that, and it shows that in the way she is worried about what happens to young black men which is so sad in america and unfair. All I can do about it is wear my shirt with a lot of slogan which of cores has Black lives matter proudly. I almost got in a fight over it with a friend but I had to stop myself and remember she was a marine in the 1960's and spit at, for being a soldier in Vietnam. She is over 70 now. Pick you fights so I let her have it her way. And she when into what it was like being a soldier during the war. So I guess every one has issues. We just Need to learn to listen better. But I loved the Book. It is Awesome. The issues brought to light are Awesome.

  • The Neighbor

  • By: Gerri Hill
  • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 197
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196

When Laura Fry returns to her childhood home to care for her invalid mother, she hopes the writer’s block that has swallowed her writing career will disappear. She doesn’t plan on turning into a “yard girl” but her mother’s long neglected lawn beckons her to return it to the lush and colorful display it had been before her mother’s accident. She also doesn’t plan on making friends with the “nympho lesbian” next door but she finds it impossible not to watch the parade of playmates the neighbor brings to her pool.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • New Favorite

  • By Kayla K on 08-22-18

Wonderful get to know first LOVE STORY.

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

Reviewed: 09-01-18

The book is Awesome with interplay between Laura and Casey, between Laura and her Mother, between Casey and the endless stream of skinny blonds she brings to her weekend house next door to Laura's childhood home and mother's home. Casey's Overly Large weekend home is well described in the book along with the importand pool area. As is Laura's home. The setting of the book is very important to the book. In a strange way it reminds me of a Steinbeck book I once as a kid, where the setting is described carefully because it is part of the story. But it is a lot better than Steinbeck and not as boring. (The book was Of Mice and Men) Anyway, I am so happy by the time they MAKE LOVE, (NOT HAVE SEX) and then again really well written. And I love the ending.

  • Eyes Like Those

  • A Seven Shores Romance
  • By: Melissa Brayden
  • Narrated by: Melissa Sternenberg
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 247
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 230
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228

Taylor Andrews is at the top of her career. Everything she touches turns to gold and the studios know it. Just when she's on track for total television domination, Isabel Chase arrives in her office and slowly turns her world upside down. Isabel is intelligent, sarcastic, and dammit, downright beautiful. Unfortunately, she's the one person that can take away all Taylor has worked for. Will Isabel's success lead to Taylor's downfall? Or perhaps Isabel is all she needs....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but not my fav Brayden book

  • By Sondra A., Cobb on 11-17-17

The I perfect job, The perfect boss, The perfect woman?

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-13-18

What could possibly go wrong wrong for youngest and newest staff writer on the forest Prime time soap in network TV? Love for starters, old evil ex's who are hell bend on revenge. (Being weekly rejected for another) and on and on with the two leads in the love story.

  • Valerie’s Elites: Age of Expansion

  • A Kurtherian Gambit Series
  • By: Justin Sloan, P.T. Hylton, Michael Anderle
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 34

Valerie goes off mission, trusting her gut and wits more than her physical abilities to get on the inside, to help bring justice to the slaves and the downtrodden. She is, after all, the Justice Enforcer. In the process, she finds herself teaming up with locals to take down an empire, right a cascade of wrongs, and kick some serious ass. Valerie was chosen by the Dark Messiah himself. She can’t turn a blind eye to what she finds on Tol. Join Valerie and her elites as they export her brand of justice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome book!

  • By zenabuff on 06-25-18

Awesome book!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-25-18

Michael and Company one a mean, fast paced, action pack yet full of little touching scenes of character interaction., That add to the book and round it out. How each member of the elites adds to the story as whole is amasing. And I trying hard to not give spoiler but the book Hut Rocked my world.

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  • Flotilla: Making Waves

  • By: Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Claire Buchignani
  • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Lenore Statham, the runner for the Flotilla Project, had been at her lowest when as he was found by Angie Wells and Paya Doshi and brought into the fold. She learned how to be strong again and break the shackles her old life had hobbled her with. While Paya is out making waves in London, Lenore is assigned as the driver for the contractor, McGrath, who is renovating a building for the Flotilla, which will allow people who had fallen upon hard times to have a place to call their own. The problem? Lenore finds McGrath to be the most infuriating woman on the planet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely

  • By KV on 06-08-18

Making housing using recondition large boat in

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

Making housing using recondition boat in London. Feeding the Hungry. These are waves Flotilla is making. And believe or not there are jerks in the world who want her stopped. Still it's got to be done, too many of the down and out, and not all of them are permanently down and out many just need a hand now to get back in the game, they are hard workers, want to be hard tax paying people which most don't get, they want to take pride in their country or country of choice. It's getting over the hump in life now, be it new country, domestic violence, divorce, just out of foster care, and 1000's other reason one gets down on ones luck, from too many medical bill, to getting kicked out for being gay. The reasons don't matter as much as what you do about them after. If you just cry to God and ask "Why me?" When you get to heaven he is going to tell you, Well Charlie I sent Flotilla, then Jill, then James, then etc, etc and you just keep praying "Why me?"
Ok, back to the review- It was an excellent book, with lots of adventure, How do get this to that, and bad guys, Good Friends to help out. Some clever planning. Carol Keene would love this book.

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  • Just One Knight

  • By: Bridget Essex
  • Narrated by: TJ Richards
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

Cinda has been baking cakes since she was old enough to measure sugar. A relationship with one of the sexier royal knights of Arktos City is high on the list of what’s good, but when the lady knight breaks up with her, Cinda needs a night out on the town to forget her pain. Talis has been working as a stablehand in the royal stables of Arktos and wants to be a knight more than anything else in the world, but when she gets the bad news that she might not ever get the chance to become a squire - let alone a knight - she needs a night out on the town to forget her pain... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a lot of details but its good

  • By Anonymous User on 09-22-18

Sometimes We Are What We Pretend Too Be

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

Reviewed: 05-30-18

A Sister of a Knight of the realm falls head over heals for a real life Lady of the realm. In the realm she is a nothing, not even worth looking at twice. Much less speaking too. One thing leads to another and she saves her loves live while wearing some of her sister's things, and there in lays the burn. How can she tell her she is just a commoner, and have the one woman she has loved from afar for years just stop talking to her as so much trash. Or can she keep up this pretense of a Royal Knight without being caught instead of just being a stable hand with no prospects of ever moving up to Squire as many have done. She lacks the blood line. Her sister was Lucky and Good. But it will never happen to her. And if she does go on with the Pretense How Long before she caught and called out! And her Lady Love finds out Anyway and then she will never speak to her again for sure. She is between a Rock and a hard Place, but the heart whats what the heart wants- So guess which story the book is about?

  • Unleashed: Case of the Collie Flour

  • By: Erik Schubach
  • Narrated by: Claire Buchignani
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

Finnegan May has always had a carefree life in New York. Her love of animals landed her in a unique job as the premiere dog walker to the rich and famous in the city that never sleeps. She winds up in the middle of a murder investigation when one of her clients winds up dead, and the police are looking at her as the prime suspect. Fin must deal with being investigated while keeping her appointments with all of her waggy-tailed clients.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow! Just wow!

  • By Krystal on 05-05-18

Erik keep them Coming, can"r get enough!

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

Reviewed: 05-28-18

The Autio/Book was an amusing rump through. a city, , but most importantly the world of dog walkers union and their mightily power to bring a large city to a stand-still for one lost or stolen dog. Messages here is after side spiting laughter is Don"t mess with dog walker"s. -like EVER.

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  • Greek Mythology, Gods & Goddesses Explained!

  • Fascinating Stories of Greek Gods, Goddesses & Heroes Revealing the Birth of Ancient Greek Mythology & Its Impact on the Modern World
  • By: Jeffrey Houston
  • Narrated by: Mike Norgaard
  • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7

The subject of Greek mythology conjures up mythical stories of glorious and wonderful Greek gods, goddesses, and heroes with tales of war, love, and betrayal. Since ancient Greece was the birth place of philosophy, theater, and politics, it is understandable that such a great civilization would be capable of creating an elaborate belief system in which to help understand the world around them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Nothing new I did learn in Jr. High.

  • By zenabuff on 05-25-18

Nothing new I did learn in Jr. High.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-25-18

This like re- fresher coarse for what we studi rd in Jr. High. I didn't really glee any new from listening to this.