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Jay Morris

Burlington, VT, USA
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  • Naked in Death

  • In Death, Book 1
  • By: J. D. Robb
  • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,938
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,876
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,900

Eve Dallas is a New York police lieutenant hunting for a ruthless killer. In over 10 years on the force, she's seen it all - and knows that her survival depends on her instincts. And she's going against every warning telling her not to get involved with Roarke, an Irish billionaire - and suspect in Eve's murder investigation. But passion and seduction have rules of their own, and it's up to Eve to take a chance in the arms of a man she knows nothing about - except the addictive hunger of needing his touch.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't Judge the Series by the First Book!

  • By Felicity Fairchild on 03-10-12

Disappointing

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-25-10

The story line is very good. The author's style is also good. But the book has this annoying futuristic thread that, frankly, distracts from the story. This book would be outstanding if the author loses the futuristic thread and writes it as a novel setting in the present day.

  • First Family

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
  • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,339
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,636
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,638

Camp David, USA. A birthday party turns into a nightmare when a child is snatched after the celebrations. The first lady enlists the services of Sean King and Michelle Maxwell to bring the child home safely. But she and King share a past. Years ago he saved her then-senator husband from political disaster. And this may not be all that passed between them. With Michelle still battling her own demons, the two are pushed to the limit, with forces aligned on all sides against them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding as always

  • By Kindle Customer on 04-24-09

David Baldacci Does it Again

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-16-09

This book is spell binding. Though it is 14 hours in length, there is no redundancy. You hang on every "page". The end, however, is somewhat predictable! No surprise there. This is, none the less, a must read.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Hostage

  • Navy Justice, Book 2
  • By: Don Brown
  • Narrated by: James Adams
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37

Zack Brewer faces a choice. It can prevent the next war. But it will cost the life of the person he loves the most.

JAG Officer Zack Brewer's prosecution of three terrorists posing as Navy chaplains was called the "court martial of the century" by the press. Now, with the limelight behind him, all Zack wants to do is forget. But the radical Islamic organization behind the chaplains has a long memory - and a thirst for revenge.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A mixed bag

  • By brock on 01-03-12

Hostage: Outstanding

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-13-09

Book is outstanding. The plot flows well, a page turner. Can't put it down.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Double Cross

  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez, Michael Stuhlbarg
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,256
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 609
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 609

Just when Alex Cross thought his life was calming down into a routine of patients and therapy sessions, he finds himself back in the game - this time to catch a criminal mastermind like no other. A spate of elaborate murders in Washington, D.C., have the whole East Coast on edge. They are like nothing Alex Cross and his new girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, have ever seen.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good listen

  • By Jenna on 09-12-08

Double Cross

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-03-08

I found this book to be a page turner. I highly recommend it.

  • Stone Cold

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,695
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,303
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,294

Oliver Stone and the Camel Club are back in their most dangerous adventure yet, a war on two fronts. Casino king Jerry Bagger from The Collectors is hunting Annabelle Conroy, who conned him out of millions. Stone and his colleagues Reuben, Milton, and Caleb marshal all their resources to protect Annabelle. Yet all their skills may not be enough when a deadly new opponent rips off the veneer of Stone's own mysterious past.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Stone Cold fantastic

  • By Louise on 09-23-08

Stone Cold

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-13-08

Outstanding piece of work. I highly recommend this book.

  • Hit Parade

  • By: Lawrence Block
  • Narrated by: Lawrence Block
  • Length: 8 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 337
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 151
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154

The New York Times best-selling author and master of the modern mystery returns with a fierce and poignant new novel featuring his acclaimed killer-for-hire, Keller. John Keller is everyone's favorite hit man. He's cool. Reliable. A real pro: the hit man's hit man. The inconvenient wife, the business partner, the retiree with a substantial legacy. He's taken care of them all, quietly and efficiently.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as good as the original

  • By Mark on 06-17-08

Disappointment

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-07

This short story is a let down after Block's prior work. The voice of this book's reader is very annoying.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Hit Man

  • By: Lawrence Block
  • Narrated by: Robert Forster
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,693
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 741
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 745

Keller possesses all the qualities of a professional killer. He's cool, confident, reclusive, icy, and ruthlessly efficient. But this seasoned hit man is also prone to self-doubt as he finds himself caught in the clutches of a mid-life crisis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Terrific

  • By Sunshine on 02-15-03

Block is Good

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-07

A little difficult to get into. Lots of "I said", "Susan said", "I said", "She said", "he said". Very annoying for first few chapters. You either get used to it, or settle into it and don't notice after a few chapters. Story line is great. Couldn't wait to listen to next chapter.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Play Dirty

  • By: Sandra Brown
  • Narrated by: Victor Slezak
  • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,544
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 922
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 915

Griff Burkett has a multimillion-dollar contract with the Dallas Cowboys. But at the end of his football career, deep in debt, a crime kingpin offers him a chance to resolve his loans by throwing a game. Griff agrees, and walks into an FBI sting. After serving time, he finds only closed doors. Then he is summoned by eccentric millionaire Foster Speakman. Speakman, a recluse since a car accident left him crippled, is impotent. Deadly consequences ensue when he hires Burkett to impregnate his wife.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Typically satisfying Sandra Brown novel

  • By Dave on 04-06-10

Brown is Great

Overall
out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-01-07

Amazing. Recommend highly.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Nothing's Sacred

  • By: Lewis Black
  • Narrated by: Lewis Black
  • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 829
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 246
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 239

You've seen him on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart offering up his trademark angry observational humor on everything from politics to pop culture. You've seen his energetic stand-up performances on HBO, Comedy Central, and in venues across the globe. Now Lewis Black's volcanic eruptions can be found in Nothing's Sacred, a collection of rants against stupidity and authority, which oftentimes go hand in hand.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Unusual Black?

  • By Doing-fine-in-FLA on 10-24-05

Nothing's Sacred

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-28-07

Though I have always been a fan of Lewis Black, this book was disappointing. It is marginally/occasionally funny, but often stupid, and boring to listen to. I do not recommend this book.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful