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Bloomfield, MI, United States
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  • Big Fish

  • By: Thomas Perry
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

Powerfully plotted and funny, Big Fish follows dangerous and mysterious Los Angeles entrepreneur Altmeyer, and his wife Rachel, whose quiet lives in the Hollywood hills are disrupted when a multi-million-dollar gunrunning deal goes bad. Under most circumstances, Altmeyer might be mildly amused by the audacity of the double-cross. But whoever cheated Altmeyer may also be planning to destroy the world. With so much at stake, Altmeyer and Rachel and their friend, super-agent to the stars Bucky Carmichael, set off on a perilous adventure in search of the identity of the Big Fish. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A let down

  • By Dr. on 09-28-18

A let down

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

Reviewed: 09-28-18

Perry is better than this. Interesting characters, big wind-up, no pitch. There are better Perry books out there.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Marco Effect

  • Department Q, Book 5
  • By: Jussi Adler-Olsen
  • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
  • Length: 15 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,994
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,800
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,801

All fifteen-year-old Marco Jameson wants is to become a Danish citizen and go to school like a normal teenager. But his uncle Zola rules his former gypsy clan with an iron fist. Revered as a god and feared as a devil, Zola forces the children of the clan to beg and steal for his personal gain. When Marco discovers a dead body - proving the true extent of Zola's criminal activities - he goes on the run. But his family members aren't the only ones who'll go to any lengths to keep Marco silent - forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • So Well Written, So Well Narrated

  • By Bob on 09-15-14

Adler - Olsen does it again.

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

Reviewed: 01-23-15

Great characters, wonderful plotting and story line and the narrator (as always) brilliant. A must read for those who love the genre.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Guilt

  • An Alex Delaware Novel
  • By: Jonathan Kellerman
  • Narrated by: John Rubinstein
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 918
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 793
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 791

A series of horrifying events occur in quick succession in the same upscale L.A. neighborhood. A backyard renovation unearths an infant's body, buried 60 years ago. And soon thereafter in a nearby park, another disturbingly bizarre discovery is made not far from the body of a young woman shot in the head. Helping LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis to link these eerie incidents is brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware. But even the good doctor's vast experience with matters both clinical and criminal might not be enough.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Kellerman does not disappoint. Another great read.

  • By Lannette on 02-18-13

One of his best

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

Reviewed: 03-18-13

Where does Guilt rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

No question that it is a fast and good 'listen'.

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

I do not think that Kellerman's works are edge of seat thrillers but thoughtful and tight pieces that keeps the reader (listener) glued.

What about John Rubinstein’s performance did you like?

Mr. Rubinstein is an excellent reader.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful