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  • A Deadly Distance

  • By: L. T. Ryan
  • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 512
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 433
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 431

Washington, DC, midday. A man waits at a bus stop, his intentions unknown. Two government operatives have been stalking him for days, waiting for him to make his move. Unexpectedly the man takes off running and heads for a deserted warehouse. Jack Noble and his partner, Frank Skinner, believe the man to be part of a terrorist organization that is involved in smuggling drugs, guns, and men into the country. But it turns out their plan involves far more export than import and hits a lot closer to home.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narration.

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-06-18

Not for me

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

Reviewed: 09-19-18

I listened to the end of the story....
The language offended me...LOTS of cursing the name of God / Jesus.
Half story was details of fighting / taking law into own hands with immunity
Not for me

  • Airtight

  • By: David Rosenfelt
  • Narrated by: Jeff Steitzer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 187
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 154

Judge Daniel Brennan is only days away from achieving a seat on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals bench when he's brutally stabbed to death in his garage. An army of media and law enforcement descend on the case, and thousands of tips pour in from the public. When one tip leads New Jersey policeman Luke Somers to Steven Gallagher, things quickly go wrong, but Luke is instantly glorified for solving the case. But to one man, Luke is no hero. Chris Gallagher raised his brother, Steven, almost single-handedly, and, certain that Steven is innocent, he won't rest until he sets the record straight.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Why is this not in David Rosenfelt style?

  • By Rajesh on 04-13-13

Average

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

Reviewed: 11-26-17

An easy listen / read, but after reading the Andy Carpenter series, this does not compare.
Good storyline and easy to finish, but somehow one doesn't "connect" with the cast.....the main characters didn't really develop "real" personalities although it seems like the author tried HARD to make them do so

  • Sudden Death

  • By: David Rosenfelt
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 955
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 559
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 560

Edgar-nominated author David Rosenfelt returns with his hero, Andy Carpenter, who must defend a football player accused of murder. The Giants' running back Kenny Schilling stands accused of killing Troy Preston, a wide receiver for the Jets. As Andy investigates, he finds that Troy is not the only football player who was killed after contact with Kenny...and his snooping starts to set off alarms with a drug king.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Why must it be abridged?

  • By Rob on 05-19-09

Great story with twists and humor

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

Reviewed: 07-27-17

If you could sum up Sudden Death in three words, what would they be?

Mystery, twists, humor

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Author keeps throwing new and unexpected incidents into the plot. He also keeps up the other interesting relationships between all the main characters.....Very well written

Have you listened to any of Grover Gardner’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Excellent

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Written so readers can sympathize with the good guys "highs and lows"

Any additional comments?

Enjoying this series. All books in this series are well thought out / well written.

  • Panda-monium

  • By: Stuart Gibbs
  • Narrated by: Gibson Frazier
  • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle's resident sleuth when the zoo's newest addition goes missing - before she even arrives! - in Panda-monium, the latest novel in Stuart Gibbs's FunJungle series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Panda-monium

  • By Peter Jones on 02-18-19

Fun story

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

Reviewed: 07-27-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Easy light reading. Well written

What other book might you compare Panda-monium to and why?

All Stewart Gibbs books are written well

Which scene was your favorite?

Everything well connected

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, I would listen in one setting.
Couple of the scenes over the top, but making allowances as a "tween" book, those scenes would probably be appreciated by this crowd, and the villainous characters who were also "over the top" were acceptable given the parameters

Any additional comments?

An easy to read, but not condescending fun book. Should be VERY popular "tween" book

  • The Cove

  • FBI Thriller #1
  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
  • Length: 11 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,152
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 944
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 941

The Cove is a quaint little postcard town made up only of old folk who sell the World's Greatest Ice Cream - a secret recipe that brings lots of tourists into town.

Into The Cove comes Sally Brainerd, daughter of murdered Amory St. John, of Washington, D.C., seeking sanctuary, and FBI Special Agent James Quinlan, who's undercover and after her. He's got a murder to solve, and he believes she's the key. But is she really?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Wow - Can't believe how bad this was!

  • By LeeAnn on 09-29-13

Disapointing

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

Reviewed: 07-27-17

What would have made The Cove better?

More believable characters and more realistic story line

What could Catherine Coulter have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Cut out the unbelievable romance

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Sandra Burr?

Not familiar with the other narrators names but Sally's voice did not match her character

What character would you cut from The Cove?

I would rewrite the script to make the main character Sally more believable

Any additional comments?

I listened to far more of the book than I should have, expecting it to get better, but, in my mind, it got worse..... Gave up about 2/3 into it as it became more and more unrealistic and improbable.
I would like to TOTally remove this book from everything, but have not worked out how to do so.
I have read other books by Catherine Coulter and enjoyed them....even though they were over the "reality" rating...This one, even with my imagination, was TOTALLY UNBELIEVABLE

  • A Cold Day for Murder

  • A Kate Shugak Mystery
  • By: Dana Stabenow
  • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
  • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2,794
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2,501
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 2,501

Eighteen months ago, Aleut Kate Shugak quit her job investigating sex crimes for the Anchorage DA’s office and retreated to her father’s homestead in a national park in the interior of Alaska. But the world has a way of beating a path to her door, however remote. In the middle of one of the bitterest Decembers in recent memory ex-boss — and ex-lover — Jack Morgan shows up with an FBI agent in tow.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Gritty Realistic

  • By SMH on 09-01-16

Disappointed

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-16

I did not get far into this book because Jesus name was used as a curse

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