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D. Freeman

Ft. Worth, TX
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  • The Boy

  • By: Tami Hoag
  • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
  • Length: 17 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 724
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 673
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 672

When Detective Nick Fourcade enters the home of Genevieve Gauthier outside the sleepy town of Bayou Breaux, Louisiana, the bloody crime scene that awaits him is both the most brutal and the most confusing he's ever seen. Genevieve's seven-year-old son, P.J., has been murdered by an alleged intruder, yet Genevieve is alive and well, a witness inexplicably left behind to tell the tale. There is no evidence of forced entry, not a clue that points to a motive. Meanwhile, Nick's wife, Detective Annie Broussard, sits in the emergency room with the grieving Genevieve. A mother herself, Annie understands the emotional devastation this woman is going through.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Like watching dominos...

  • By shelley on 01-04-19

Normally a good narrator but...

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

Reviewed: 01-14-19

If you are going to narrate a book with a lot of Cajun patois, you better be able to do it properly or it spoils the story. Terrible narration of the beautiful, mellifluous Cajun accent. For the rest, narration was good. I didn’t appreciate the story as much as I normally do for this author.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Pandemic

  • By: Robin Cook
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 283
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 260

After a young, seemingly healthy woman collapses suddenly on the NYC subway and dies by the time she reaches the hospital, her case is initially chalked up to influenza. That is, until she ends up on Dr. Jack Stapleton's autopsy table, where Jack discovers something eerily fishy: First, that the young woman has had a heart transplant, and second, that her DNA matches that of the transplanted heart. Strangely, two more incidences of young people with this same sudden and rapid illness follow. Something is off about these cases, and only Jack can figure it out before it's too late.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Misleading Title & Disappointing Plot

  • By Chris H. on 12-16-18

Not enthralling

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

Reviewed: 12-14-18

Lost interest in the story line pretty quickly. Perhaps a new narrAtor would help. I have enjoyed some of his work in the past, but this book

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Dispatcher

  • By: John Scalzi
  • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
  • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22,362
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,810
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,754

Zachary Quinto - best known for his role as the Nimoy-approved Spock in the recent Star Trek reboot and the menacing, power-stealing serial killer, Sylar, in Heroes - brings his well-earned sci-fi credentials and simmering intensity to this audio-exclusive novella from master storyteller John Scalzi. One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone - 999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back. How? We don't know.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Grief This Was Good

  • By Matthew on 11-09-16

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 10-08-16

I would love to listen to more performances by Zachary Quinta. Well done. John Scalzi continues to intrigue, would love to see this storyline expanded.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Wolves

  • By: D. J. Molles
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,400
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,254
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,249

Ten years after the collapse, Huxley has built a good life again. He has a loving wife, a farm with fields of golden barley, and a daughter with a strange and wonderful gift. Then the slavers come. Working out in the fields during the attack, Huxley returns too late. His daughter has been taken, and his wife is bleeding out, her last whispered words about a man with a scorpion tattoo on his neck. Where do the slavers go? Huxley has no idea. He knows only that they head east, and so will he, setting out on foot across the desert of the Wastelands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant. I do have one criticism.

  • By Billy on 09-04-16

Could not get through it...

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

Reviewed: 09-01-16

The storyline is slow, characters fail to engage, and the performance lacking, putting me in mind of a spaghetti western.

5 of 20 people found this review helpful

  • Most Wanted

  • By: Lisa Scottoline
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,993
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,794
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,779

Christine Nilsson and her husband, Marcus, are desperate for a baby. Unable to conceive, they find themselves facing a difficult choice they had never anticipated. After many appointments with specialists, endless research, and countless conversations, they make the decision to use a donor.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great start, but...

  • By Moses on 04-15-16

Completely unrealistic storyline

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

Reviewed: 04-17-16

I have enjoyed some of Scottoline's books in the past but this book is boring and unrealistic. While it does address the issues surrounding infertility the storyline is ridiculously improbable.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Feverborn

  • Fever Series, Book 8
  • By: Karen Marie Moning
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Jill Redfield
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,956
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,768
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,761

When the immortal Fae destroyed the ancient wall dividing the worlds of Man and Faery, the very fabric of the universe was damaged, and now Earth is vanishing bit by bit. Only the long-lost Song of Making - a haunting, dangerous melody that is the source of life itself - can save the planet.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lots and lots of words but no real movement

  • By Elizabeth M. OMalley on 01-22-16

Why did you change narrators?

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

Reviewed: 01-20-16

Even though I always enjoy this series I cannot fully express how disappointing it was to hear the voice of Jericho. What happened to Phil Gigante? It definitely took away from the experience and though I like the series I will think twice about choosing the audible version over the book. In fact, I will definitely go with the book.

7 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • White Lies

  • By: Linda Howard
  • Narrated by: Lesa Lockford
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 231

Nothing could have prepared Jay Granger for the arrival of two FBI agents at her door - or for the news they brought. Her ex-husband, Steve, had been in a terrible accident that had left him gravely injured. The FBI needed Jay to confirm his identity. The man Jay finds lying in the hospital bed is almost unrecognizable. Exhausted and afraid, Jay tentatively declares that he is Steve Crossfield. But the man who awakens from the coma is not at all as Jay remembers Steve.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An old favorite from my keeper shelf

  • By R Neustel on 07-27-16

Howard fan ...disappointed

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

Reviewed: 01-18-16

I've read a lot of Linda Howard's books and really enjoyed them. However this book was a disappointment. I had to make myself finish it as I never fully felt invested in the characters or the plot.

2 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Good Girl

  • By: Mary Kubica
  • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton, Johnny Heller, Tom Taylorson, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15,855
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14,140
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14,130

Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn't show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, Colin Thatcher seems at first like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia's life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant performances, moving story

  • By Roger on 09-11-14

Disappointed

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-12-15

I couldn't make it through this book. I imposed to the end and listened to the last chapter to confirm my guess at the plot.

  • Isle of Dogs

  • By: Patricia Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Karen White
  • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 46

Newly installed superintendent of the Virginia State Police, Judy Hammer, and her right hand and confidant, Andy Brazil, are at their wits' end trying to protect the public from the politicians - and vice versa. And amid the mayhem, an island off the coast of Virginia declares UDI, claiming its independence lies in the history of America's first settlers - those who set sail from London's Isle of Dogs in 1607.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Patricia goes to the dogs.

  • By Sue H on 09-23-15

Humorous in parts, tedious in others

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

Reviewed: 04-05-15

Enjoyed the book overall. parts were pretty funny, but it dragged in places. I would recommend it to select friends.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Tin Roof Blowdown

  • A Dave Robicheaux Novel
  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,418
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,528
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,510

Dave Robicheaux returns in another Bayou adventure, this one more gruesome and gut-wrenching than any that have come before. Hurricane Katrina has ravaged New Orleans, leaving the streets and buildings flooded and the city awash with opportunists, looters, and vicious criminals. There is no order, no law. Police are shooting randomly at innocent people, prison guards have abandoned their posts, and bodies float through the streets and hang from trees.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • How Does One Manage?

  • By Deborah on 07-20-07

As always, excellent

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

Reviewed: 03-17-15

Burke's stories are so rich in language, culture, history. But the voice if Will Patton brings them to life for me.