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  • The Mist

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,277

In the wake of a destructive Maine summer thunderstorm, an impenetrable mist descends from the direction of a local military facility and infiltrates the small town of Bridgton. David Drayton and his son, Billy, are dragged into a living nightmare as unnatural and violent forces concealed by the mist begin to emerge, wreaking havoc in their wake.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great audio

  • By Debbie on 07-04-17

Will Patton's performances saved it

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

Reviewed: 09-07-17

The mist held up well. Will Patton ability to bring emotion and a difference in each character voice is crucial.

Listen to other Steven Kings books or James Lee Burke narrated by Mr. Patton.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Tom Clancy Support and Defend

  • A Campus Novel
  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,060
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,638
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,633

Dominic Caruso. Nephew of President Jack Ryan. FBI agent and operator for The Campus, a top secret intelligence agency that works off the books for the U.S. government. Already scarred by the death of his brother, Caruso is devastated when he can't save a friend and his family from a terrorist attack. Ethan Ross was a mid-level staffer for the National Security Council. Now he's a wanted fugitive on the run with a microdrive that contains enough information to wreck American intelligence efforts around the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great action packed spy novel!

  • By James on 07-25-14

long. I really like Mark Greaney from the Grey man

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

Reviewed: 09-11-15


I did struggle with the audiobook.

I don't know the campus series so did not feel vested in the characters.

  • The Good House

  • By: Tananarive Due
  • Narrated by: Robin Miles
  • Length: 21 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,445
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,664
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,658

Tananarive Due, author of The Living Blood won the American Book Award and is praised as Stephen King's equal by Publishers Weekly. In The Good House, Due sets a story of ancient powers and modern retribution in a small Pacific Northwest town. When a young woman returns to her grandmother's empty mansion, she is pitted against demonic forces that have poisoned her family for generations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deeply Satisfying

  • By Lee on 05-08-08

Ok but too long

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

Reviewed: 04-06-15

Pacing was bad. Story had a lot of interesting parents not scary as advertised . I thing it would made a good movie

  • Blue Lily, Lily Blue

  • Book 3 of the Raven Cycle
  • By: Maggie Stiefvater
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,068
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,923
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,919

Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things, though, is how easily they can be lost. Friends can betray. Mothers can disappear. Visions can mislead. Certainties can unravel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book 4 hopefully

  • By Laura on 01-12-15

Book 4 hopefully

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

Reviewed: 01-12-15

This book 3 was just as great as 1&2. However I don't think that it would stand alone. It did enhance my appreciation of the first 2.

Grateful they continued with Mr. Patton as narrator.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Mr. Mercedes

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30,084
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,546
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27,507

In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes. Mr. Mercedes is a war between good and evil, from the master of suspense whose insight into the mind of this obsessed, insane killer is chilling and unforgettable.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Slow

  • By Anonymous User on 06-24-18

classic King disturbing

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

Reviewed: 08-03-14

What made the experience of listening to Mr. Mercedes the most enjoyable?

Will Patton narration,, again saved this book for me. King has a unique style but could edit it down a bit.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Mr. Mercedes?

Holly and Jerome relationship

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

excellent as always. Never disappointed by his narrations or performance

If you could take any character from Mr. Mercedes out to dinner, who would it be and why?

none goofy question considering this books content

Any additional comments?

Mr. King feel free to scale back a bit your books don'tneed to be so wordy and long your imagination is vivid enough.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Mud, Sweat, and Tears

  • The Autobiography
  • By: Bear Grylls
  • Narrated by: Tom Patrick Stephens
  • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 482
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 439
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 435

Already a number-one London Sunday Times best seller, Mud, Sweat, and Tears is the adrenaline-fueled autobiography of the mega-popular star of the hit survival series Man vs. Wild, adventurer Bear Grylls. A former British Special Forces commando, a man who has always sought the ultimate in dangerous challenges, Bear's true story reads like an outdoors action-and-adventure novel. But Bear's story is true - full of breathtaking escapes and remarkable exploits that would make any Jack London or H. Ryder Haggard hero proud.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • LOVED THIS BOOK !!!

  • By katrina on 08-06-13

title said it all

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

Reviewed: 08-03-14

Would you listen to Mud, Sweat, and Tears again? Why?

no need

What did you like best about this story?

knowing his soft side and his young relationships with his family

Would you listen to another book narrated by Tom Patrick Stephens?

unknown

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

softy with iron will great sense of humor

Any additional comments?

Bear should have narrated this one himself. It would have made it perfect

  • Wayfaring Stranger

  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,886
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,634
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,630

It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when 16-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde’s stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding Addition to the Holland/Texas Saga

  • By Charles Atkinson on 07-22-14

better than expected

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

Reviewed: 08-03-14

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

yes, love James Lee Burke rich flawed characters.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Wayfaring Stranger?

ending

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

Will Patton talent to make each character unique in tone and very identifiable

Any additional comments?

try other James Lee Burke books with the Patton naration

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Stained White Radiance

  • A Dave Robicheaux Novel, Book 5
  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 737
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 650
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651

Cajun police detective Dave Robicheaux knows the Sonnier family of New Iberia - their connections to the CIA, the mob, and to a former Klansman now running for state office. And he knows their past - as dark and murky as a night on the Louisiana bayou. An assassination attempt and the death of a cop draw Robicheaux into the Sonniers' dangerous web of madness, murder and incest. But Robicheaux has devils of his own. And they've come out of hiding to destroy the tormented investigator - and the people he holds most dear.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Poetry!

  • By Ted on 08-01-13

hard to listen to

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

Reviewed: 06-21-13

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

once again the narration from Mr. Hammer was so flat it did no justice to this book

Has A Stained White Radiance turned you off from other books in this genre?

no

Would you be willing to try another one of Mark Hammer’s performances?

Only because I want to finish the series

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

disappointment

Any additional comments?

this book had so many elements that the flat delivery style did no justice to this piece .

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Dixie City Jam

  • A Dave Roubicheaux Novel, Book 7
  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
  • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 438
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 393

They're out there, under the salt - the bodies of German seamen who used to lie in wait at the mouth of the Mississippi for unescorted American tankers sailing from the oil refineries of Baton Rouge out into the Gulf of Mexico. As a child, Dave Robicheaux had been haunted by the sailors' images. Years later, Robicheaux, a detective with the New Iberia sheriff's office, finds himself and his family at serious risk, stalked for his knowledge of a watery burial ground by a mysterious man named Will Buchalter - a man who believes that the Holocaust was one big hoax.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Eloquent√ Lyrical√ Sloooooooooow √√√

  • By Ted on 08-09-13

this one is scary

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

Reviewed: 05-19-13

Would you consider the audio edition of Dixie City Jam to be better than the print version?

un known

What three words best describe Mark Hammer’s performance?

flat-nasal-ugggggg

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

whole book is very scary and all I can think of is if Will Patten had read this with a actors flare.. holy cow it would have blown me away.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead

  • A Dave Robicheaux Novel, Book 6
  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Mark Hammer
  • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 591
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 537

The image of the dead girl's body lingered in detective Dave Robicheaux's mind as he drove home. After seeing the young victim's corpse, the last thing he needed to come across was a drunk driver. But when he saw the Cadillac fishtail across the road, Robicheaux knew the driver was in trouble. What Dave didn't realize, was that by pulling the car over, he was opening his murder case wider than he could imagine. The driver, Elrod Sykes, in New Iberia to star in a movie, leads Dave to the remains of a black man that had washed up in the Atchafalaya swamp.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great author

  • By Jane on 12-26-13

Better than I thought

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

Reviewed: 05-19-13

If you could sum up In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead in three words, what would they be?

Very - good

What aspect of Mark Hammer’s performance would you have changed?

he is so dry I can't tell when he changes characters. his voice is so gravely & nasal i can not picture him as Dave. No disrespect to Mr. Hammer. I just don't care for his reading in these novels

Any additional comments?

I would love to have the whole series re read by Will Patton.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful