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  • The New Guinea Job

  • A Case Lee Novel, Book 2
  • By: Vince Milam
  • Narrated by: Tim Dixon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

When a mysterious client asks former Delta Force operator Case Lee to investigate a massive New Guinea gold discovery, the job quickly unravels into an incredible world of spies, terrorists, and tribal headhunters. Case, with a sense he's being played, walks away from the entire mess. Until life-threatening events pull him back in. This time, he's not taking any prisoners.   

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great book. solid character's.

  • By troy on 09-10-18

Great - Super - Until the Cliche

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

Reviewed: 10-09-18

Well done character development and personal stories. Not a hard charging action story but action and introspection, well done! Love the cast of characters from Mom & CC to his blood brothers. I really only have one complaint - really Mr. Milam you had to end the chance to learn who the pay master with a bizarre turn, with a cliche? What a let down and very frustrating.

  • Isolated

  • Jason King Series, Book 1
  • By: Matt Rogers
  • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 66
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 65

On a cold night in Australia, two construction workers driving along a deserted mountain road are gunned down inside their vehicle. The killings are fast. Efficient. An assassination carried out with expert precision. The only witness to the crime is a man resting by the side of the road. Recently retired, he'd flown halfway across the world to escape his demons. Ex-US black ops operative Jason King.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fast paced with plenty of action...

  • By shelley on 09-18-17

Nope - Nada - Can't Continue

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

Reviewed: 10-09-18

There was potential but this story went off track. It sorta became a Diehard debacle. It felt like the author felt the need to put every possible cliche confrontation in one story. There are 2 biker confrontations, a rescue of a young girl who was about to be raped, multiple car events, snipers, close quarter fights, airplane jumps, biological weapons, bad boss, lots of gun fights and of course the girl. There were many gaps, inconsistencies, over the top, poor dialogue .. I couldn't wait for the book to be over (I know I know I could have just turned it off but I was driving in a rural area and needed something ..). No I do not recommend this book.

  • Assassin's Run

  • David Slaton, Book 5
  • By: Ward Larsen
  • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 103
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 95

Assassin's Run revives globe-trotting, hard-hitting assassin David Slaton for another breathless adventure. When a Russian oligarch is killed by a single bullet on his yacht off the Isle of Capri, Russian intelligence sources speculate that a legendary Israeli assassin, long thought dead, might be responsible. However, David Slaton - the assassin in question - is innocent. Realizing the only way to clear his name is to find out who’s truly responsible, he travels to Capri.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Drone Targets

  • By Robert Dawson on 10-08-18

Great Characters, Great Series

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

Enjoyed this latest installment in the series. The series has matured as have the characters. Nice interplay between characters. Enough action and suspense to keep it interesting. I recommend this book and the series.

  • Direct Fire

  • A Jake Mahegan Thriller
  • By: A. J. Tata
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

A powerful banker, gunned down in cold blood. A military family, senselessly slaughtered as they sleep. A four-star general, hacked and framed by virtual assassins. Another key general, kidnapped from his farm near Fort Bragg. Atrocities like these are all too common in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. But this is the United States of America. When Jake Mahegan receives a distress call from General Savage in North Carolina, he rushes to the commander's home - and walks right into an ambush. The terrorists are here...and no one is safe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting All The Way

  • By Amazon Customer on 04-11-18

Book 1 had promise Book 4 Ended it

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

Reviewed: 09-18-18

Book 1 Foreign and Domestic showed real promise for a new series, Book 2 Three Minutes to Midnight seemed to settle into a promising setup and story line and then book 3 started to go off the rails and by the time this book, book 4 came along - all hope of a decent new series is lost. It is just too over the top, to weird, convoluted, ... . it is too out there. The characters are cliches, unrealistic or the situations they are in and the relationships to other characters too contrived ... Lets just say I don't recommend this book, nor do I plan to read or listen to any more in this series.

  • Three Minutes to Midnight

  • Jake Mahegan, Book 2
  • By: A. J. Tata
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195

One Army geologist is kidnapped - on U.S. soil. Two nuclear plants are attacked - in a matter of days. No American is safe - from the next, and final, wave of terror. Enter Jake Mahegan, a Delta Force veteran on the most important mission of his life. If he fails, our nation falls.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent 4 Star Listen

  • By Lia on 12-28-17

Creative Story Line

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

Reviewed: 08-29-18

I listened to the first book in this series and now this one and I can't help but think this is Reacher-esque . Big - Big guy, was in the army but left under a bit of a cloud but honorably, stands up for the little guy, protector, gets the girl, is under estimated, good fighter, observant, thinker .. there are many parallels but there are also differences. Jake is still working for the government but in the black and deep cover, he has family baggage and heritage issues. As far as the story goes, the plot and supporting characters are different than most in this genre - a nice change. I enjoyed this book and have already downloaded the next in the series.

  • Foreign and Domestic

  • Jake Mahegan, Book 1
  • By: A. J. Tata
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 401
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372

One year ago, Captain Jake Mahegan led a Delta Force team into Afghanistan to capture an American traitor working for the Taliban. The mission ended in tragedy. The team was infiltrated and decimated by a bomb. An enemy prisoner was killed. Mahegan was dismissed from service - dishonored forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 4.5 Stars Action Packed Book A Bargain @$10.08

  • By Lia on 11-08-17

Not what I expected

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

Reviewed: 08-29-18

There were a number of surprises throughout the story which kept me wondering what next. There is good character development, flashbacks are done decently, this is a combination of 'who done it' and super hero action. Like most fictional novels of this genre one needs to suspend a bit of reality and allow for coincidences (even though the characters don't believe in coincidences). I enjoyed this listen and recommend this book.

  • The Kremlin Conspiracy

  • By: Joel C. Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
  • Length: 14 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,958
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,798
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,784

Everything he learned to protect the president, he must use to take out theirs. With an American president distracted by growing tensions in North Korea and Iran, an ominous new threat is emerging in Moscow. A czar is rising in the Kremlin, a Russian president feverishly consolidating power, silencing his opposition, and plotting a brazen and lightning-fast military strike that could rupture the NATO alliance and bring Washington and Moscow to the brink of nuclear war. But in his blind spot is the former U.S. Secret Service agent, Marcus Ryker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding thriller

  • By DIANE M TINKLE on 03-12-18

Publisher's Summary Misleading ...

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

The publishers summary covers only about the last 1/4 to 1/3 of the plot/action in the book - the majority of the book is character development and story that lays out the characters who play a major role in the final act. Don't get me wrong, great book and I can't wait to see if Rosenberg follows this up with another to create a series, but the summary isn't accurate. Others have mentioned the religious references and yes they are present throughout the book as are jabs at the political parties and past and current presidents. I think Rosenberg takes both just about as far as he can without turning off the reader/listener (aka becoming too in your face with either subject) - he walks up to the edge of the line.

  • The Suriname Job

  • A Case Lee Novel, Volume 1
  • By: Vince Milam
  • Narrated by: Tim Dixon
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 215
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 199
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 199

When a mysterious client asks former Delta Force operator Case Lee to investigate a rebellion in South America, he uncovers an incredible global conspiracy. Welcome to revolution, murder, and behind-the-curtains intrigue. As events unfold, the spies and mercenaries come to a hard realization. You may mess with a lot on this good earth, but you don't mess with Case Lee.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprisingly Good!!!!

  • By shelley on 04-07-18

What a Great Surprise

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

Reviewed: 08-21-18

Someone else mentioned this book isn't what they expected - Ditto and what a nice surprise. While there is action and intrigue, the story is really about the people, their relationships, their bond, struggles, family .. about living and life. I sure hope they record auidobooks for the next two stories that are available.

  • Presumed Dead

  • By: Mason Cross
  • Narrated by: Eric Meyers
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 33

Fifteen years ago, an unidentified killer terrorised Northern Georgia, killing hikers with two shots from a pistol before disposing of the bodies along the remote trails and in the rivers in the vicinity of Blood Mountain. The killer was never brought to justice. Now, Carter Blake has returned home for the first time in many years. The visit stirs old memories, including a girl from school who vanished without a trace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my FAVORITE series...

  • By shelley on 07-05-18

I really like this series

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

Reviewed: 08-15-18

If you like methodical 'detective' type stories, with good character development, interesting plots and twists try this book and series. I did not see the ending coming - total surprise. Story is well told and well performed. Can't wait for the next book

  • Bloody Sunday

  • Dewey Andreas Series, Book 8
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
  • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,364
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,290
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,277

Dewey Andreas, still reeling from recent revelations about his own past, is ready to retire from the CIA. But he's the only available agent with the skills to carry out the CIA's plan to stop North Korea, which has made a secret nuclear deal with Iran. The plan is to inject a singular designer poison into the head of the North Korean military and in exchange for the nuclear plans, provide him with the one existing dose of the antidote. But it goes awry when Dewey manages to inject a small amount of the poison into himself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • FANTASTIC!!

  • By shelley on 08-01-18

One of the better Dewey stories

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

Reviewed: 08-15-18

I have mixed reactions to this series. There are likable repeated characters. Lots of action, some decent plots and I am willing to suspend reality to a point (i.e. Dewey's super human abilities of healing, fighting through pain, recovery, combat prowess ...)
But inevitably Coes pushes parts of the story just a bit too far .. I can't give an example without spoiling but lets just say time travel or a star trek type transporter doesn't exist in this story yet it seems people are on one side of the planet one minute and minutes later they are literally on the other side of the world. This story also leaves unresolved Dewey's personal struggles ... he kinda just goes off into the sunset (not literally) - leaves a big issue in the story line unresolved which isn't very satisfying. There are so many good things about this series that I wish Coes would just tighten up his story telling and research to move it from ok to good or great. Some of the same mistakes are made from story to story.