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  • Enemy of the State

  • A Mitch Rapp Novel, Book 16
  • By: Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,208
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,760
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,745

After 9/11, the United States made one of the most secretive and dangerous deals in its history. The evidence against the powerful Saudis who coordinated the attack would be buried. In return, King Faisal would promise to keep the oil flowing and deal with the conspirators in his midst. When the king's own nephew is discovered funding ISIS, the president suspects that the Saudis never intended to live up to their agreement.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Sorely Missed the Voice of Mitch Rapp (George Guidall)

  • By james on 09-06-17

The good old days

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

Reviewed: 11-22-17

Well we can't get Vince Flynn back but sure need to work on George Goudel.

  • The Black Book

  • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,824
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,987
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,963

Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy's tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there's nothing he wouldn't sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state's attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself - who suspects Billy isn't the cop he claims to be. They're about to be linked by more than their careers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT STORY!

  • By Artkeep on 07-03-17

JP has done better.

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

Reviewed: 11-01-17

Headed all over the place at the end. Narration was very good in this book.

  • The Verdict

  • By: Nick Stone
  • Narrated by: David Thorpe
  • Length: 21 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,971
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,454
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,435

Terry Flynt is a struggling legal clerk desperately trying to get promoted when he is given the biggest opportunity of his career: to help defend a millionaire accused of murdering a woman in his hotel suite. The only problem is that the accused man, Vernon James, is not only someone he knows but someone he loathes. This case could potentially make Terry's career, but how can he defend a former friend who betrayed him?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of THE best audiobooks ever!

  • By Sarah on 05-22-16

Was hoping for more

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

Reviewed: 08-09-17

Made it into chapter 6 and wondered why all the raving reviews. Poor character building and very slow story line.

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  • The Scarecrow

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Peter Giles
  • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,396
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,602
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,595

Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career. He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might actually be innocent.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great newsman fiction from Connelly

  • By Tony B. on 08-18-09

A step back for Connelly

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

Reviewed: 08-01-17

The story was not bad but the narration was lacking. I just not find this book as entertaining as the other MC books I have read.

  • The Wolves

  • By: Alex Berenson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,026
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,851
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,846

John Wells has just barely managed to stop an operation designed to drive the United States and Iran into war, but the instigator himself disappeared behind an impenetrable wall of security. Now it's time for him to pay, and Wells has made it his personal mission. There are plenty of crosscurrents at work, though. The White House doesn't want anybody stirring the pot; his old CIA bosses have their own agendas; and other countries are starting to sniff around, sensing something unusual.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • This book needs a warning: contains graphic harm against children

  • By Andrew on 03-28-17

worth the read

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

Reviewed: 02-22-17

another strong performance by George G. Story was interesting with enough twist to keep you involved.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Man Called Ove

  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64,530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59,050
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58,953

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell". But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Laughed and I Cried

  • By Bill on 08-22-15

Great story of true love

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

Reviewed: 11-28-16

In my opinion, a great listen. Good story, nice taste of humor and we'll narrated.

  • Nemesis: An FBI Thriller, Book 19

  • By: Catherine Coulter
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Renee Raudman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 999
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 901
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 897

When Special Agent Lacey Sherlock foils a terrorist attack at JFK airport, she thinks her job is done and turns the reins over to the New York FBI. But stopping the grenade-carrying crazy was only the beginning. Another plot unfolds nearly simultaneously with a bomb at St. Patrick's Cathedral. The terrorist at JFK refuses to speak to anyone but Sherlock. She heads back with counterterrorist Special Agent Cal McLain to try to get him to talk.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nemesis is awesome

  • By Chelly on 07-10-15

story interesting but:

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

Reviewed: 09-08-16

Made it to the end but struggled to stay with it at times. Story not bad but the dialog corny at times. Also some of the performance voices were unrealistic for the characters.

  • Find Her

  • By: Lisa Gardner
  • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,306
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,273

Flora Dane is a victim. Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure. Flora Dane is a survivor. Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the rhythms of normal life, working with her FBI victim advocate, Samuel Keynes. She has a mother who's never stopped loving her, a brother who is scared of the person she's become, and a bedroom wall covered with photos of other girls who've never made it home.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow, so damn good.

  • By Christine on 02-12-16

room for improvement

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

Reviewed: 07-30-16

struggled to finish but made it. felt like I was trapped in the box at times.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Highwayman

  • A Longmire Story
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,441
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,090
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,069

When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, an area the troopers refer to as no-man's-land because of the lack of radio communication, she starts receiving "officer needs assistance" calls. The problem? They're coming from Bobby Womack, a legendary Arapaho patrolman who met a fiery death in the canyon almost a half century ago.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best Walt and Henry Standing Bear tale yet

  • By Laurie A. Bobskill on 08-16-16

Disappointed Fan

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

Reviewed: 06-30-16

my least favorite Longmire book to date and I read them all. Story line was weak as was the narration.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Faithful Spy

  • By: Alex Berenson
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,294
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,682
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,661

John Wells is the only American CIA agent ever to penetrate al Qaeda. Since before the attacks in 2001, Wells has been hiding in the mountains of Pakistan, biding his time, building his cover.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable New Series

  • By Lia on 07-09-17

Changing reader a good idea

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

Reviewed: 06-23-15

What did you like best about The Faithful Spy? What did you like least?

I thought the story was good. Held my interest most of the way.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

no. Good strong voice but did a poor job on some of the characters.

Was The Faithful Spy worth the listening time?

Yes

Any additional comments?

Changing readers for later novels was a great idea.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful