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  • The Gods of Guilt

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Peter Giles
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,871
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,951
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,926

Mickey Haller gets the text, "Call me ASAP - 187," and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at the top of his game. When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued and put on the straight and narrow path, he knows he is on the hook for this one. He soon finds out that she was back in LA and back in the life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • God of Scribe

  • By Big jim Picotto on 03-12-15

Connelly is masterful.

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

Reviewed: 07-10-17

My favorite Mickey Haller book. Now im going to read Lincoln Lawyer. I didn't think I could possibly like another character as much as Harry Bosch but Haller is really good. Conolly has an amazing way of making him super human and human at the same time.

  • Zero Sum

  • By: Barry Eisler
  • Narrated by: Barry Eisler
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 885
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 826
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 818

Returning to Tokyo in 1982 after a decade of mercenary work in the Philippines, a young John Rain learns that the killing business is now controlled by Victor, a half-Russian, half-Japanese sociopath who has ruthlessly eliminated all potential challengers. Victor gives Rain a choice: kill a government minister or die a grisly death. But the best route to the minister is through his gorgeous Italian wife, Maria.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Welcome back John Rain!

  • By shelley on 06-28-17

👍

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

Reviewed: 07-02-17

Not my favorite John Rain novel but that's an occupational hazard of having read them all. Eislers writing style, of making you see into Rains mind is as always masterful. 👏

  • Gunmetal Gray

  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 16 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,113
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,487
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,446

After five years on the run, Court Gentry is back on the inside at the CIA. But his first mission makes him wish he had stayed on the outs when a pair of Chinese agents try to take him down in Hong Kong. Normally the Chinese prefer to stay eyes-only on foreign agents. So why are they on such high alert? Court's high stakes hunt for answers takes him across Southeast Asia and leads to his old friend, Donald Fitzroy, who is being held hostage by the Chinese.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book, Overshadowed by its Perfect Predecessor

  • By Derek on 02-16-17

Gray man at his best!

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

Reviewed: 02-26-17

Jay Snyder = Gray man. Mark Greaney needs to write more books soon. Gentry is still young. Has a long career ahead of him. I hope!

  • The Burning Room

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,461
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,768
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,743

In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent. Now Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto, are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not up to par

  • By Patroo on 11-07-14

WTF?

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

Reviewed: 02-18-17

Connelly left us hanging! But as usual a great Bosch novel. Man I don't want Bosch to get old. He's still got a lot of killers to put away. 😋

  • The Black Box

  • Harry Bosch, Book 16
  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,937
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,362
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,342

In a case that spans 20 years, Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the L.A. riots. Harry originally investigated the murder, but it was then handed off to the Riot Crimes Task Force and never solved. Now Bosch's ballistics match indicates that her death was not random violence, but something more personal, and connected to a deeper intrigue. Like an investigator combing through the wreckage after a plane crash, Bosch searches for the "black box", the one piece of evidence that will pull the case together.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Contrary to the tagline, Harry Bosch is not back!

  • By Joanna on 11-27-12

Adjust playback speed

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

Reviewed: 01-18-17

This is a very good Harry Bosch novel. Yes, the narration is different with the new guy but I got a tip from one of the other reviewer's about adjusting the speed of play back. When I put the play back to 1.25 X narration came out really well. I hope this helps.

  • Nigerian Terror

  • By: Stan R. Mitchell
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 99

Nick Woods and his elite band of shooters from Shield, Safeguard, and Shelter (S3) deploy to Africa on their next mission to deal with an out-of-control terrorist group that now holds more than 20,000 square miles of land. This terrorist group, called the Boko Haram, has finally gotten the attention of America's leaders. Its tactics of abducting children and ruthlessly expanding its territory pose a threat to Nigeria and the countries surrounding it.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Just end it

  • By David on 09-11-17

Not the best of the series.

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

Reviewed: 12-31-16

This was a series that started out great but with each episode had lacked more and more depth. Hope it picks up again because I really liked it in the beginning.

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  • Paris Is a Bitch

  • A Rain-Delilah Short Story
  • By: Barry Eisler
  • Narrated by: Barry Eisler
  • Length: 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 411
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 406

For most couples, a quiet dinner for two at Auberge de la Reine Blanche on the Ile Saint Louis would be just the thing to smooth out the complications in a romance. But for gorgeous Mossad operative Delilah and trying-to-retire contract killer John Rain, nothing is ever easy, and when Rain sees a crew of hard-looking men setting up outside the restaurant, he realizes someone has been bringing her work home with her. Is it a hit - or something even worse?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Should have been a free download

  • By John on 03-21-19

Eisler is the man!

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

Reviewed: 10-29-16

I'm no fan of short stories. It's like giving me a slice of cheese cake and saying all I can have is a lick! But Barry Eisler was able to create a snippet of a tale and make it satisfying nonetheless. I also love the narration by him. It is obvious he has worked on it as it is always improving. So please Barry, more Ben Treven stories

  • Ghost Road Blues

  • The Pine Deep Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Jonathan Maberry
  • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
  • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,390
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,259
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,261

The cozy little town of Pine Deep buried the horrors of its past a long time ago. Thirty years have gone by since the darkness descended and the Black Harvest began, a time when a serial killer sheared a bloody swath through the quiet Pennsylvania village. The evil that once coursed through Pine Deep has been replaced by cheerful tourists getting ready to enjoy the country’s largest Halloween celebration in what is now called “The Spookiest Town in America.”

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Chilling tale

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-16-15

Maberry Delivers, Weiner performs

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

Reviewed: 10-16-16

I have never enjoyed this genre much but Maberry has made a concert of me. And Tom Weiners performance was spectacular. I can't wait to get to the next book. (I hope there is one)!

  • The Jungle

  • John Milton, Book 9
  • By: Mark Dawson
  • Narrated by: David Thorpe
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307

An assassin haunted by his past. Two young refugees out of their depth and in need of his special talents. John Milton is no stranger to the world's seedy underbelly. But when the former British Secret Service agent comes up against a ruthless human trafficking ring, he'll have to fight harder than ever to conquer the evil in his path. After Milton meets a refugee who lost a sister to people smugglers, he travels through war-torn Libya and the murkiest parts of Italy and France to get the girl back.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not Up To Some of the Others In the Series

  • By Kathryn on 08-11-16

Is this Milton?

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

Reviewed: 09-06-16

This was a half hearted attempt at a John Milton story. I guess everyone has an off day. I love Mark Dawson and I remain a fan. I hope there are more "real" Milton stories to come. 😋

  • 1,000 Yards

  • A John Milton Short Story
  • By: Mark Dawson
  • Narrated by: David Thorpe
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 405
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 374
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 374

From Amazon number-one best-selling author Mark Dawson, this novella is an introduction to John Milton, the most dangerous assassin in the pay of Her Majesty’s government. Meet John Milton. He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder. Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd, but you wouldn't want to be on his list.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story but too short

  • By Cartec on 08-08-16

A great beginning

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

Reviewed: 05-30-15

I read the Beatrix Rose series first so I already knew a tad bit about John Milton. A different personality from Victor, Gabriel Allon or The Gray man. Narration is top notch also.