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  • Night Fall

  • A Secret Histories Novel
  • By: Simon R. Green
  • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
  • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 142
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132

The Droods are all about control, making people do what they're told for the greater good. The Nightside is all about choice: good and bad and everything in between. The Droods want to make the world behave. The Nightside wants to party. They were never going to get along. For centuries, ancient Pacts have kept the Droods out of the Nightside, but now the Droods see the Nightside as a threat to the whole world. They march into the long night, in their armour, to put it under their control. All too soon, the two sides are at war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An emotional ride

  • By Jyn on 08-12-18

Mixed emotions...

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

Reviewed: 07-06-18

Simon R Green is one of my all time favorite storytellers. If you are a fan, it is a must read. I feel many emotions about this book but can’t give a specific review without spoilers.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Twisted Prey

  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,381
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,075
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,078

Lucas Davenport had crossed paths with her before. A rich psychopath, Taryn Grant had run successfully for the US Senate, where Lucas had predicted she'd fit right in. He was also convinced that she'd been responsible for three murders, though he'd never been able to prove it. Once a psychopath had gotten that kind of rush, though, he or she often needed another fix, so he figured he might be seeing her again. He was right.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A masterpiece!

  • By Steven Allgood on 04-27-18

Never disappoints

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

Reviewed: 05-05-18

Sandford delivers as always. Strong story and characters, great pacing, terrific performance. Davenport fans will enjoy it.

  • The Late Show

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Katherine Moennig
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,543
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8,787
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,748

Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Oh, the narration!

  • By Destry on 07-20-17

Ignore negative reviews on narrator!

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

Reviewed: 11-21-17

I️ almost did not get this audio because of negative narration reviews, but because Connelly has never written a story I️ didn’t love, I️ went ahead. The narrator is like the female version of the Bosch narrator - gritty, tough, not overly dramatic; exactly how you would expect this particular character to think/sound. Story is excellent- slower to build, but ultimately riveting. Hopefully this will be a new series. If you are a Michael Connelly fan, and appreciate his smart, thoughtful detail and character development, you will not be disappointed.

  • The Trouble with Twelfth Grave

  • A Novel
  • By: Darynda Jones
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,442
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,289
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,279

Ever since Reyes Farrow escaped from a hell dimension in which Charley Davidson accidentally trapped him, the son of Satan has been brimstone-bent on destroying the world his heavenly Brother created. His volatile tendencies have put Charley in a bit of a pickle. But that's not the only briny vegetable on her plate. While trying to domesticate the feral being that used to be her husband, she also has to deal with her everyday life of annoying all manner of beings - some corporeal, some not so much - as she struggles to right the wrongs of society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More Charlie Mania

  • By IreneMBBT on 11-01-17

I don’t say this lightly - best book yet.

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

Reviewed: 11-15-17

As a former very dedicated fan of certain writers whose series went off the rails, never to return, around books 10-12, I dread the day when this series will disappoint. Darynda Jones has not only kept up the early promise, but has delivered her best book in the series yet. A typically fabulous reading by Lorelai King brings all the heart and humor in to the story. If you like this series, you will love this entry. Highly recommend.

  • Fool Me Once

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,966
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,113
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,089

Former special ops pilot Maya, home from the war, sees an unthinkable image captured by her nanny cam while she is at work: her two-year-old daughter playing with Maya's husband, Joe - who had been brutally murdered two weeks earlier. The provocative question at the heart of the mystery: Can you believe everything you see with your own eyes, even when you desperately want to?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Darn it

  • By Glenda Jeffers on 03-25-16

Ugh.

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

Reviewed: 07-14-17

Huge Harlan Coben fan; really disliked this book. Contrived, overworked, disappointing. Not saved by twists that give no satisfaction. Best part is the appearance of Win's cousin and the reprieve of mentally skipping over to the Bolitar stories. Pass.

  • 18 and Life on Skid Row

  • By: Sebastian Bach
  • Narrated by: Sebastian Bach
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 720
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 660
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 658

18 and Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas, to California and finally to Canada and who, at the age of eight, discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over 20 million records both as the lead singer of Skid Row and as a solo artist.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Everything I hoped it would be!

  • By Joshua on 12-13-16

True to Form - Larger than Life and Totally Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 12-18-16

As a teen in the 80s that loved Skid Row, Motley, GnR, etc., this book was a nostalgic journey through a time in rock that will never be repeated. If you loved "Oh Say Can You Scream," you'll get that same kinetic Bach energy in the audio book. A lot of stories I never heard before. SB owns prior behavior in a manner that is probably 40% growth, 60% self serving, but 100% true to form. Consummate rock star, larger than life, unabashed. He admits to outrageous behavior that should make you condemn him, but he has always carried that angelic look and true fan persona that makes you want to forgive him anything. And, you can appreciate his work ethic; he's a grinder and/or a hustler, with more lives than a cat, and an apparent ability to will things into existence. Love that the book is in many ways a plea to reunite the original Skid Row lineup. Would love to see a reunion of what in my opinion was a greatly underrated hard rock band of musicians. Overall, if you're a fan of Bach, Skid Row, or 80s/90s rock, this book should be on your list. Recommend.

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  • DR. DOA

  • A Secret Histories Novel
  • By: Simon R. Green
  • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201

There is a man who gets away with murder. A man who specializes in removing the problems from other people's lives by killing the people who cause those problems. He operates from the darkest shadows of the hidden world, coming and going unseen. No one knows who he is, just his nomme du muerte: Dr. DOA. This demented doc has poisoned Eddie Drood. Whatever is coursing through his veins seems to be immune to magic cures and treatments.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing addition to the series

  • By Arthur on 07-18-16

Wish it were released with next installment

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

Reviewed: 11-27-16

Love the book, would have preferred to read it when next book is available - hard to wait!

  • Extreme Prey

  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,594
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,248
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,238

After the events in Gathering Prey, Lucas Davenport finds himself in a very unusual situation - no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA. His friend, the governor, is just cranking up a presidential campaign, though, and he invites Lucas to come along as part of his campaign staff. "Should be fun!" he says, and it kind of is - until they find they have a shadow: an armed man intent on killing the governor...and anyone who gets in the way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sandford does it again!

  • By Wayne on 05-01-16

Top Notch Sandford - I don't understand the negative reviews!

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

Reviewed: 07-02-16

Sandford has long been one of my favorite authors, and this latest installment is just as good if not better than any other Davenport story. Having been left sorely disappointed in the past by certain other authors around books 15 - 20, I hesitated in purchasing Extreme Prey based on some of the reviews. Almost from the start of listening to this book, I could not figure out what people were complaining about. This is classic Davenport, in yet another evolution. The book is smart, perfectly paced, and interestingly set in the context of a presidential campaign. Sandford doesn't pull any punches. Terrific book from start to finish, and as always great narration. Sandford continues to deliver; no let down here.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • From a Drood to a Kill

  • A Secret Histories Novel
  • By: Simon R. Green
  • Narrated by: Gideon Emery
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 206

Some call me Shaman Bond, but I was born Eddie Drood: the latest in a long line of folks who chase monsters out of closets for a living to keep humanity safe from all that is dark, demonic, and just downright evil. Needless to say we've made our fair share of enemies over the centuries - and made some questionable bargains.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the best in a great series

  • By Donald Wilson on 06-21-15

Best kind of mind candy

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

Reviewed: 07-12-15

Simon R. Green's stories never disappoint, except that they end. Gideon Emery provides fantastic narration as well.