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  • Berkley Street Series Books 1 - 9

  • Haunted House and Ghost Stories Collection
  • By: Ron Ripley
  • Narrated by: Thom Bowers
  • Length: 66 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 256
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233

Shane Ryan is returning to his hometown of Nashua and the childhood memories that have haunted him throughout his adult life. The sinister demon lurking behind his family home threatens to spill over and destroy all he holds near and dear...spurring Shane on a journey that will challenge everything he knows about himself and the world. This audiobook set contains all nine of the thrilling supernatural novels in this best-selling series.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing series for just one credit!!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 09-03-18

Meh...not even a little scary

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

Reviewed: 10-11-18

This has to be the most laid back non-scary book that I have ever read. There isn't any emotion, definitely aren't any scares, actually pretty boring. I know it's fiction and deals with the unbelievable (ghosts) but the hero's nearly magical powers starting with language and ending with being loooooved by all non-nasty ghosts that make him able to physically beat the nasty ghosts to death is a little too far fetched. If you're looking for scares, look elsewhere.

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  • Vostok

  • By: Steve Alten
  • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
  • Length: 14 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 292
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 266
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 263

East Antarctica: the coldest, most desolate location on earth. Two-and-a-half miles below the ice cap is Vostok, a 6,000 square mile liquid lake, over 1,000 feet deep, left untouched for more than 15 million years. Now, marine biologist Zachary Wallace and two other scientists aboard a submersible tethered to a laser will journey 13,000 feet beneath the ice into this unexplored realm to discover Mesozoic life-forms long believed extinct - and an object of immense power responsible for the evolution of modern man.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Id have to say I was greatly disappointed

  • By Stevie Havoc on 01-26-17

Very disappointing

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

Reviewed: 09-19-18

It feels like the author decided to merge at least three books into one for this story. From far too much time spent in the sub to physics to theoretical discussion to time travel, with unfortunately a "groundhog day" effect thrown in. If I had read this before I read the Loch, I would never have picked up another of his books. I'm on chapter 27 of 45 but am not sure that I will finish it. I was so happy to have found a new author when I read the Loch, now I'm very very disappointed. I do not recommend this book at all.

  • The Cases That Haunt Us

  • From Jack the Ripper to JonBenet Ramsey, the FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won't Go Away
  • By: John Douglas, Mark Olshaker
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 874
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 787
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 784

Did Lizzie Borden murder her own father and stepmother? Was Jack the Ripper actually the Duke of Clarence? Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? America's foremost expert on criminal profiling and 25-year FBI veteran John Douglas, along with author and filmmaker Mark Olshaker, explores those tantalizing questions and more in this mesmerizing work of detection. With uniquely gripping analysis, the authors reexamine and reinterpret the accepted facts, evidence, and victimology of the most notorious murder cases in the history of crime.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • John Douglas is AMAZING

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-17-16

Biased and arrogant

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

Reviewed: 08-05-18

The main author is extraordinarily arrogant, self aggrandizing, and biased. There were far too many "I" statements and each case write up contains a phrase similar to "If I would have been there it would have been solved". if you're looking for an unbiased case write up with pro's and con's for each suspect, this is not it. This book is very obviously cases that the authors have already decided who did or did not commit the crimes and then fit the facts to suit their theories.

  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

  • By: John Berendt
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,421
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,758
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,767

Genteel society ladies who compare notes on their husbands' suicides. A hilariously foul-mouthed black drag queen. A voodoo priestess who works her roots in the graveyard at midnight. A prominent antiques dealer who hangs a Nazi flag from his window to disrupt the shooting of a movie. And a redneck gigolo whose conquests describe him as a "walking streak of sex".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A little slow, but entertaining

  • By Joey on 12-14-06

Slow Southern Story

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

Reviewed: 07-27-18

This is a very slow moving southern story with colorful characters. If you are looking for a book about the Jim Williams murder then look for another source - it's only covered for about 1% of the book.

  • The Loch

  • The Loch Series, Book 1
  • By: Steve Alten
  • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
  • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 694
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 638
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639

Loch Ness holds secrets, ancient and deadly. Does a monster inhabit its depths, or is it just myth? Why, after thousands of reported sightings and dozens of expeditions, is there still no hard evidence? Marine biologist Zachary Wallace knows, but the shock of his near-drowning as a child on Loch Ness have buried all memories of the incident. Now, a near-death experience suffered while on expedition in the Sargasso Sea has caused these long-forgotten memories to resurface.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By Susannah French on 01-28-17

Really liked this story

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

Reviewed: 06-27-18

Really liked this story and the narrator is excellent. I will definitely purchase more books by this author!

  • Elephants Can Remember

  • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334

"The Ravenscrofts didn't seem that kind of person. They seemed well balanced and placid..." And yet, twelve years earlier, the husband had shot the wife, and then himself - or perhaps it was the other way around, since sets of both of their fingerprints were on the gun, and the gun had fallen between them. The case haunts Ariadne Oliver, who had been a friend of the couple. The famous mystery novelist desires this real-life mystery solved, and calls upon Hercule Poirot to help her do so.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hugh Fraser is awesome!

  • By Mandy Cruze on 04-24-15

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 06-24-18

Love Agatha Christie and Hugh Fraser is a wonderful narrator for her stories. Definitely recommend this book.

  • The Princess Bride

  • By: William Goldman
  • Narrated by: Rob Reiner
  • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,001
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,701
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,706

This adventure story has everything you could want: the good guy, some bad guys, the girl, sword fighting, revenge, romance, of course a happy ending, and rodents of unusual size. Join Westley the plucky farm boy, Buttercup the beautiful young maiden, Inigo Montoya the driven, embittered swordsman, and many other strange and unusual characters in this swashbuckling tale of good-natured silliness. It is read by Rob Reiner, who directed the motion picture based on this classic tale.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Reservedly recommended

  • By J. Herndon on 06-10-07

It's a shame it's abridged

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

Reviewed: 06-24-18

Great story, unfortunately it's abridged and could have used a much better narrator. Do yourself a favor and read the book instead of buying this audible edition.

  • Mrs. McGinty's Dead

  • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334

Well, it's no wonder. The plot - suspicion for an elderly woman's murder falls on her mysterious lodger - is from Agatha Christie. The wonderful character happens to be the world's most famous sleuth, Hercule Poirot.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Hercule Poirot and Ariadne Oliver Mystery

  • By ButterflyRose on 09-06-15

Agatha Christie - Excellent as always

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

Reviewed: 06-24-18

Love Agatha Christie's stories, so far no one has come even close to being her equal. Story kept me engaged from start to finish. Definitely recommend this book.

  • Terminal Freeze

  • By: Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,535
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 907
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 910

In this riveting new thriller, Lincoln Child weaves together a stunning Arctic landscape, a terrifying mythic creature, and a pervasive mood of chaos and fear. With Terminal Freeze, Child demonstrates why he has become a major best-selling author, and why his novels electrify and enthrall so many.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • a gourment meal for us lovers of horror fiction

  • By Lee on 02-25-09

Good story

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

Reviewed: 06-24-18

Jeremy Logan is not the main protagonist in this story, merely a secondary character. It's a good story none the less. Will continue with the series.

  • Subhuman

  • Unit 51, Book 1
  • By: Michael McBride
  • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 347
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 312
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 307

They are not human. They are not natural. They are not friendly. At a research station in Antarctica, five of the world's top scientists have been brought together to solve one of the greatest mysteries in human history. Their subject, however, is anything but human. Deep beneath the ice, the submerged ruins of a lost civilization hold the key to the strange mutations that each scientist has encountered across the globe. When a series of sound waves trigger the ancient organisms, a new kind of evolution begins. A long-extinct life form is reborn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Intense and fast paced!

  • By love2read on 01-12-18

Like Alien XFiles

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

Reviewed: 06-24-18

I'm not a fan of alien stories so this story isn't for me and most of it is pretty obvious as well. Really didn't like what happened to the mouse even though I knew it was going to happen - completely unnecessary as the events were foreshadowed enough by the drops of blood spilled by the scientist. Not sure the narrator was the right one for this story either.

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