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  • Troublemaker

  • A Novel
  • By: Linda Howard
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 781
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 722
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 721

For Morgan Yancy, an operative and team leader in a paramilitary group, nothing comes before his job. But when he's ambushed and almost killed, his supervisor is determined to find out who's after the members of his elite squad - and why. Due to worries that this unknown enemy will strike again, Morgan is sent to a remote location and told to lay low and stay vigilant. But between a tempting housemate he's determined to protect and a deadly threat waiting in the shadows, keeping under the radar is proving to be his most dangerous mission yet.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Who wrote this?

  • By Kiffyb23 on 05-16-16

Gahhhh

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

Reviewed: 06-03-18

Good lord - I read the second one first and it was good. Not great but at least the heroine wasn’t a whimpering girl :-) and what’s up with the damned dog??? I love my dogs don’t get me wrong but seriously - a little less dog talk and a bit more adventure would have been nice. And if you take water for your dog and give it to him at a lake - where she has just been spent hours swimming... that’s taking the dog love a bit too far. In my humble opinion :-) but I listened to it till the end. No surprises anyway. But better than being bored while driving to work... but man, quiet boring. And the heroine is oh so - how can I say this??- well all you wanna do is is shake her and tell her to man up a bit. Or woman up :-)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Mr. Perfect

  • By: Linda Howard
  • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,150
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,012
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,020

What would make the perfect man? That's the deliciously racy topic that Jaine Bright and her three girlfriends are pondering one night at their favorite after-hours hot spot: Mr. Perfect. Would he be tall, dark, and handsome? Caring and warmhearted - or will just muscular do? As their conversation heats up, they concoct a tongue-in-cheek checklist that becomes an overnight sensation, spreading like wildfire at work and sizzling along email lines. But what began as a joke among friends turns deadly serious when one of the four women is murdered....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I LOVED LOVED the two main characters

  • By AudioAddict on 02-27-16

Well...

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

Reviewed: 04-02-18

I have listened to worse but quiet boring and predictable. Every time the book has a “bad guy” and the author only introduces one more person than the main characters in depth - well there is your “bad guy”. I listened to it all and the ending had me pounding my head against the wall. I mean seriously??? You made her get a cellphone but you don’t think (as a cop) to call your girlfriend and warn her right away after figuring out who the “bad guy” is??? Ah well.

  • Deity

  • Covenant, Book 3
  • By: Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
  • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 511
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 468
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 472

Alexandria isn’t sure she’s going to make it to her 18th birthday - to her Awakening. A long-forgotten, fanatical order is out to kill her, and if the Council ever discovers what she did in the Catskills, she’s a goner...and so is Aiden. If that’s not freaky enough, whenever Alex and Seth spend time "training" - which really is just Seth's code word for some up-close and personal one-on-one time - she ends up with another mark of the Apollyon, which brings her one step closer to Awakening ahead of schedule. Awesome.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It got my attention....

  • By Falon on 05-01-14

Whiney heroine

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

Reviewed: 10-26-16

I really like the story but man does the heroine go on my nerves. She never learns, never gets better, just keeps on making the same dumb mistakes acting the same dumb childish way and everybody just forgives her and loves her despite of it. Gah.
All other characters are great. I mean don't get me wrong I like when the main character is human and well, not perfect but there comes a point where I wish somebody would smack her and tell her to grow up or well, die and get replaced :-) seriously.

  • A Warrior's Penance

  • By: Davis Ashura
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 19 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,663
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,484
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,482

Following Stronghold's destruction, Rukh and Jessira lead the ragged remnants of the OutCastes on the long march to Ashoka. There they seek sanctuary for her people, but in order to do so they must overcome unyielding law that demands exile for all ghrinas. Meanwhile, Hal'El Wrestiva - exposed and reviled as the Withering Knife murderer - escapes from Ashoka and hatches one final scheme to resuscitate his soiled reputation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, wonderful narration

  • By Cory on 08-04-16

Good series

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

Reviewed: 09-29-16

I really liked the series but man the end kind a well, dragged. Two hours of description of the last fight all this back and forth and than the end - very anticlimactic. Again I really liked the first 2.5 books - the end just fizzled out. Sad to leave an a otherwise great series with this end taste of disappointment. Still I'm glad I listened to it and would recommend it to others. All but the last three hours :-)
And Nick Podehl like always the very BEST!! I found this book by searching f books he read :-)

  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 162,029
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 149,543
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 149,377

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth it even if you've seen the movie

  • By R. MCRACKAN on 12-08-17

Love it

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

Reviewed: 07-13-16

Love the book and narration. Listened to it at least three times since I bought it ;-)

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Stealing Sorcery

  • The War of Broken Mirrors, Book 2
  • By: Andrew Rowe
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 16 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,406
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,187

The immortal sorcerers - three legendary figures that toppled the empire of Xixis. Each has lived for over a hundred years, leaving a powerful legacy in their wake. But their children do not share their renowned immortality, and when the firstborn son of Edrick Theas is killed, sorceress Lydia Hastings is called to investigate the murder. When she discovers a sorcerous trail left by a creature of unfathomable power, she quickly realizes she needs outside help.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful Improvement

  • By Jonathan on 09-04-16

Good but confusing

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

Reviewed: 06-21-16

So I really enjoyed the book - after a while. As much so that I listened to the first AND second one... But it sure is confusing especially all the weird names and places. It would have been nice if there would have been an introduction at the beginning who is who and where from and why and all that. I'm still not sure if I get it all after finishing the second book. And the names - good grief come up w better names please. Names that don't all sound the same. Maybe it's easier when u read the book and not listen to it... Not sure. It's kind of like it's written in a slightly different language - everything has different names. Like dominions - seriously I think I still don't really know what they do and where they come from and how they work. It's hard to get into and stick w it. Characters are great and I like the story it's just very hard to follow and stick with it. But I will wait for the third and regret starting just another series that isn't completed yet. Just my luck I have a back of picking them :-)

  • The Wise Man's Fear

  • (Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2)
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 42 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 53,285
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 48,569
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 48,602

"My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well worth your time

  • By Robert on 09-08-11

Love it love it love it

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

Reviewed: 02-17-16

I don't know how often I listened to the first and second book. At least four times each. Even bought the hard copies - just so I have it!!! Can't wait till number 3.... Love the story love the way it's written - the language is just so beautiful -
Hard to explain. And Nick Podehl is just the best - on of my two favorite narrators!!!!
I have to mention though that I'm starting to dislike Denna - but even with that small dislike it is a wonderful wonderful book! I just wish there were more books like this out there.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • I'm in No Mood for Love

  • The Writer Friends Series, Book 2
  • By: Rachel Gibson
  • Narrated by: Kathleen Early
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 390
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 355
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 355

What is Clare Wingate doing? One minute she's suffering in a pretty-in-pink gown she'll never wear again, and the next thing she knows, it's morning and she has the nastiest hangover of her life. To make matters worse, she's wearing nothing but a spritz of Escada and lying next to Sebastian Vaughan, her girlhood crush turned sexy, globe-trotting journalist. Somewhere between the toast and the toss of the bouquet, she got herself into a whole lot of trouble.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By jodiod on 07-25-15

Too lovey dovey for my taste

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

Reviewed: 12-24-15

Listened to the first book and it was good. The second one however - good grief. I mean I'm all for romance - that's why I listen to books like this but the last two hours were just bad. It was just too much of the I love you and why and how and good grief poor woman went for the wrong guy AGAIN even though everybody KNOWS she is gonna get him in the end. I'm all for happy ending but man that dragged....

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Fated

  • By: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Narrated by: Karen White
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 455
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 421
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 416

Cara Paulsen does not give up easily. A scientist and a single mother, she's used to fighting for what she wants, keeping a cool head, and doing whatever it takes to protect her daughter Janie. But "whatever it takes" has never before included a shotgun wedding to a dangerous-looking stranger with an attitude problem....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • EDGE OF YOUR SEAT SUSPENSE & A HOT ROMANCE TOO

  • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 06-05-15

Pretty bad

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

Reviewed: 07-22-15

Well the story isn't bad per say but the reader is horrible. This breathy voice constantly sounding like she is either super scared or faking arousal ... It's hard to listen to for the eight hours the book takes. The story is ok - I mean nothing new but hey these kind a books are hardly ever a "new" story but still entertaining. But man the heroine is annoying. Super weak and such a push over all u wanna do is shake her. I don't have a lot of patience for weak female heroines... At least not in my books. Her guy is kind of an ass too, very middle age: come here woman and be my slave kind a guy. The combination is this weird dominant-submissive relationship that gets real weird when it comes to their sex life... Not really my thing.
Wouldn't buy it again and was kind a waste of a point....

4 of 6 people found this review helpful