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  • Verses for the Dead

  • A Pendergast Novel
  • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
  • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,831
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,707
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,699

After an overhaul of leadership at the FBI's New York field office, A. X. L. Pendergast is abruptly forced to accept an unthinkable condition of continued employment: the famously rogue agent must now work with a partner. Pendergast and his new teammate, junior agent Coldmoon, are assigned to Miami Beach, where a rash of killings by a bloodthirsty psychopath are distinguished by a confounding M.O.: cutting out the hearts of his victims and leaving them - along with cryptic handwritten letters - at local gravestones, unconnected save in one bizarre way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Completely Absorbing Pendergast novel...

  • By shelley on 01-01-19

The least good of all the Pendergast books.

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

Reviewed: 01-07-19

There has been an unfortunate trend of the Novels declining with the last 3 stories.

The action and the abilities of Pendergast have declined significantly.

Supporting characters that were outstanding like D'gosta, his special ops cheufeur and Constance that have largely gone from the stories.

The Diogenes trilogy could have been much better only earning 3 stars from 5 by many prominent reviewers.

Following his wife's death they went berserk like a Mitch Rapp book action story that was not as good as many other writers in that genre. He is more like a spiritual embodiment of Sherlock Holmes than a special forces veteran.

And worst of all the outcome of the stories have gone from ironic, unpredictable and mysterious to easily guessed outcomes.

Save your credits and money till one day the authors takes a real interest in the books like they did with "still life with crows" or Relic as huge best sellers

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Reaper

  • Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers
  • By: Gary Brozek, Nicholas Irving
  • Narrated by: Jeff Gurner
  • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,282
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,843
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,836

In the best-selling tradition of American Sniper and Shooter, Irving shares the true story of his extraordinary career, including his deployment to Afghanistan in the summer of 2009, when he set another record, this time for enemy kills on a single deployment. His teammates and chain of command labeled him "The Reaper," and his actions on the battlefield became the stuff of legend, culminating in an extraordinary face-off against an enemy sniper known simply as The Chechnian.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By SteveS on 11-18-15

riveting stories!

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

Reviewed: 11-17-18

Irving's recall of the events in Aphganistan is sharp as a razor! He clearly defined all the aspects of being a SOCOM Ranger sniper. He made no disparaging remarks about command, the army or his job. He tells you how it was to be the Reaper!

  • Stay of Execution

  • Onset, Book 4
  • By: Glynn Stewart
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 409
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 382
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383

The long and bloody war with the vampires in the United States has finally ended, thanks to the efforts of the vampire Arbiter and ONSET Commander David White - and a nuclear explosion on American soil. The final battle proves harder to conceal than hoped, however, and a series of high profile incidents end any chance of hiding the supernatural. Suddenly, the world is faced with the fact that it is both more wonderful and more terrible than humanity ever realized. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hell Yeah

  • By Brett on 10-07-18

nonstop on the edge of your seat action!

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

Reviewed: 10-05-18

David White leads his forces against the tides of hell and legions of indestructible minions hell bent on total domination of the world!

  • The Terminal List

  • A Thriller
  • By: Jack Carr
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,856
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,312
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,302

On his last combat deployment, Lt. Cmdr. James Reece's entire team was killed in an ambush that also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government. Now, with no family and free from the military's command structure, Reece applies the lessons that he's learned in over a decade of constant warfare toward revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Make way for Jack Carr!!!!

  • By shelley on 03-08-18

Tom Clancy style thriller!

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

loved it! on par with Tom Clancy books! Detail and execution was perfect! Loved the bad guys getting old fashioned justice!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Monster Hunter Memoirs: Saints

  • By: Larry Correia, John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,771
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,620
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,610

A larval Great Old One is growing day by day in power and just about ready to pop. If Chad Gadenier can't convince "the powers that be" to get involved, not only New Orleans, but the entire world, is going to fall under the power of the nastiest of nasties. Now on the outs with the US government and in exile from his usual job of saving the world, Chad must rally the forces of light against the coming darkness. The problem is one guy with a sword and a sub-gun isn't going to solve this one. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Pleasantly Surprised

  • By MarkNJP on 10-25-18

awesome!

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

Reviewed: 07-29-18

Great stories of the old MHI with (Iron Hand) Chad Gardenia 1990s New Orleans LA

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Nine Souls: A Nate Temple Supernatural Thriller

  • The Temple Chronicles Series, Book 9
  • By: Shayne Silvers
  • Narrated by: Joel Richards
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 275
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 250

Nate Temple has an appointment in Hell. One he can’t reschedule… After recent events, Nate took some much-deserved time off for a little rest and relaxation. But when he finally returns home to attend what should have been a celebration of love, he finds insidious fear infecting the streets of St. Louis. Paranoia. Chaos. Anarchy. It seems every supernatural family in town is sick and tired of Nate and wants to put him in his place. The worst part… all his friends seem to agree.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • To Hell and back

  • By Kimberly Gaul on 07-22-18

This one went to hell and then some

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

Reviewed: 05-19-18

Took much dialogue, teenage humor and emotional angst in this one. Nate needs to get some counseling and grow a pair. The author needs to reminded a book has many parts and interests that need continuity.
Not the best of the series but who knows maybe the next one will be written with a plot and structure like the past ones.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Summer Reign

  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,570
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,479
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,477

Faced with writing college papers, prepping for tests, and teaching testy witches, Declan O'Carroll has enough on his plate. Not to mention the magical withdrawal of leaving his very own magical kingdom behind on Fairie. But when he and his friends are attacked from creatures out of folklore and fable, it seems the Queens of Summer and Winter aren't done with him yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By Nando on 05-14-18

awesome! scary ending though

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

Reviewed: 04-26-18

Best one yet, of all the series! Declan is badass and torches all the baddies!

  • Scourged

  • By: Kevin Hearne
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,825
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,432
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,412

New York Times best-selling author Kevin Hearne returns with the finale to his wildly popular action-adventure series, The Iron Druid Chronicles. Two-thousand-year-old Druid Atticus O'Sullivan travels to Asgard and faces off against the Norse gods to try to prevent Ragnarok in the final battle for the fate of mankind.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not a fitting conculsion

  • By will on 04-04-18

Half hearted effort

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

Reviewed: 04-13-18

What a disappointing way to end the series. The plot was pedantic and the entire book stumbled obtusely from each characters viewpoint. In the authors favorite word this book was "SHITE"

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Wizard in a Witchy World

  • By: Jamie McFarlane
  • Narrated by: Lou Lambert
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 381
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345

Modern day wizard Felix Slade knows better than to meddle in the lives of witches. But when a chance encounter with a beautiful witch, Gabriella, sparks a vision of her demise at the hand of a werewolf, he knows he must act. To make matters worse, his vision reveals feelings he has for this woman he's only seen from afar, and in that moment his life is changed forever. Trouble has been brewing in sleepy Leotown, but explodes when Felix witnesses the gruesome murder of Gabriella's coven leader and ends up number one on a short list of suspects.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I liked It, But...

  • By Ashanti on 05-30-17

Worth the money!

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

Reviewed: 03-30-18

Great concepts and wonderful rich characters.
The deep voice of the narrator reminds me of those 1950s detective radio shows. He had a great range of voices too.
The plot was deep and followed well from scene to scene. The breaks in chapter seemed a little strange but it's no matter.
I wish more authors like Jamie had greater promotion and exposure as he is very good!

  • Burn Bright

  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,960
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,737
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,736

Charles Cornick is the son of the leader of the North American werewolves - and his father's enforcer. Anna Latham, a rare Omega wolf with a calming presence, is his mate. They go where they are needed, handling problems in werewolf packs throughout the country. But this time the danger is closer to home, as an enemy armed with witchcraft threatens Charles and Anna's own pack.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • You cannot trust anyone it seems.

  • By ShaSha (Lover of Audiobooks!) on 03-07-18

Not the usual good story

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

Reviewed: 03-08-18

This story was weak and drawn out to an anticlimactic end. The story could have used much less melodrama and emotional intraspection from the strongest characters.
Brand, the pack Alpha was absent from the story. The protagonist was also part of the weak plot and was revealed by an unbelievable means. I hope her other stories don't degenerate into this supernatural drama.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful