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  • By: Ken Grimwood
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,226
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,568
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,587

In 1988, 43-year-old Jeff Winston died of a heart attack. But then he awoke, and it was 1963; Jeff was 18 all over again, his memory of the next two decades intact. This time around, Jeff would gain all the power and wealth he never had before. This time around he'd know how to do it right. Until next time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My Favorite Book for the past 10 years

  • By psnorb on 12-29-08

Interesting concept... excellent delivery

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

I really enjoyed this one.
The element of discovery is used very effectively. You learn what is going on just as the character does. As we learn more, the details spread out and things move faster.
Mr. Dufris does an excellent job bringing this story to life.
I will look for more from both of these men.

  • The Unusual Second Life of Thomas Weaver

  • Middle Falls Time Travel series, Book 1
  • By: Shawn Inmon
  • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

All Thomas Weaver wanted was death. What he got was time travel. Thomas Weaver, haunted by a teenage tragedy, lived a wasted life. He closed his eyes for what he believed was the last time in 2016, but opened them again in his teenage bedroom and body in 1976. Now a middle-aged man in his teenage body, he sets out to fix everything he did wrong in his first life. A budding serial killer in home room, a possible new romance, and high school algebra complicate his plans. What would you do, if you could do it all again?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Familiar Premise, but Superb !! Great Performance.

  • By C. Hartmann on 05-06-18

Ever want a "do over"?

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

Reviewed: 08-11-18

This really sounded like a good idea for a story.
I don't know if it was the narrator or the author but the story felt a bit bland.
I did enjoy the book and found it worth the credit. I will likely get more in this series.
I really like the idea of the next book being about one of the other characters rather than another adventure from the same character.

  • Waypoint

  • A Game of Drones
  • By: C. F. WALLER
  • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 46

Stacy’s life is in free fall. She finds herself clutching a handgun, searching for a sign that tomorrow will be any better than today. Her cell phone rings, bringing an offer that may postpone her soul searching. The discovery of an airplane graveyard containing a dozen commercial airliners is shocking. When the salvage camera reveals them to be virtually undamaged under in the Indian Ocean, theories abound. Who put them there? How are they still in one piece? What reason could there be? Stacy is about to learn the answers to those questions, as well things she’d prefer to forget.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A book of action, adventure, mystery, and Tech...

  • By Quella on 05-02-18

Interesting Sci-Fi mix

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

Reviewed: 05-16-18

This book started out a bit on the slow side. It took a bit to follow the characters and figure out who was a real part of the story and who was just fill. I guess this means that there is some depth to these characters. I actually liked the main character once I got to know her. More of a real person than some of the other caricatures in this story. Stereotypes are rampant but do add to the story.
This was a decent and well paced story that kept my interest once I was involved.

I really think that J. Scott Bennett made this story as good as it was. He did an excellent job bringing life to the story.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Cascade Point

  • The Ghost Fleet, Book 1
  • By: Joshua Guess
  • Narrated by: Andy Harrington
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

Grant Stone and his crew just want to be left alone. They fly at the edges of Alliance space, surveying new systems far from the problems that brought them all together. Some are former military, while others have more colorful pasts. Everyone aboard the Fallen Angel has a reason for staying on the fringes. It's a good life, but a chance discovery will change everything. Confronted by an enemy powerful enough to threaten all of human civilization, Grant and his crew are forced to choose between confinement or joining the Ghost Fleet, a hidden network of ships recruited and run by the Alliance Navy. Faced with an existential danger, Grant will lead his team into the far reaches of unknown space to keep the brewing conflict from exploding into all-out war.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Military Sci-Fi

  • By cosmitron on 04-21-18

Off to a Great start

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

Reviewed: 05-08-18

This one was interesting from the start. Book has a little slower pace but is interesting and active from start to finish. Book can stand alone but is definitely a great start to a can't wait to see series.

Enjoyed the narrator as well. He was a great fit for this story. Will definitely look for him on more novels.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Federal Underground

  • Penn Mitchell's Ancient Alien Saga, Book 1
  • By: Jeff Bennington
  • Narrated by: Andrew Tell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

Penn Mitchell vanishes from the NYU campus and shows up three months later on his mother's doorstep with a book screaming to get out of his head. When the FBI discovers the novel discloses top-secret information, they bring Penn in for questioning. The interrogation goes sideways and Penn escapes into a subterranean world he thought was a figment of his imagination, a world where the US government is hiding, and at war with, an ancient race that has existed since the dawn of time.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • X-Files on Steroids

  • By cosmitron on 04-21-18

The Aliens are from Earth

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

Reviewed: 05-02-18

This was a very different story for me. Aliens, conspiracy theories, FBI, CIA. If it happens on Earth it was probably in this story.
I found it hard to get into. Sometimes the detail was overwhelming and probably unnecessary. I found the story interesting but at one point I had to ask myself if I wanted to keep listening and that is very rare for me.
Andrew Tell did an excellent job bringing this one to life. I really think his reading made the book better than it was.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Western King

  • The Rune Blades of Celi, Book 2
  • By: Ann Marston
  • Narrated by: Austin Vanfleet
  • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8

The wanderer Red Kian has ruled Skai as Regent, but now it is time for him to step down. War clouds are gathering. Maedun sorcerers have taken the continent, and Saesnesi raiders are pillaging the islands. But Kian has three sons. One is a prince of Skai blood, one is a wizard touched by Tyadda fire, and one is a dreamer who longs to unite the Celi against their enemies. Who will inherit the rune blade known as Kingmaker? Who will have the power to confront the Black Riders who bring darkness like a cloak to cover the land?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A well written book with a great narrator.

  • By Layla on 06-19-18

Slow to start but worth it

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

Reviewed: 04-28-18

You definitely want to read the first "Rune Blades of Celi" book before this one. The first book can stand alone but this second book builds on the first.
I listened to this one immediately after the first. Maybe that is why I had trouble getting started. Several chapters in I was completely involved and racing for the end. Again the story ends at an appropriate place to complete the story and still leave room for the next in the series. Anxiously waiting for more.
Austin Vanfleet did an excellent job narrating this book as well as the first one. His voice is perfect and well suited to the story.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

  • Kingmaker's Sword

  • Rune Blades of Celi, Book 1
  • By: Ann Marston
  • Narrated by: Austin Vanfleet
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

Triumphing over adversity and evil, Kian dav Leydon brings the fabled Rune Blade Kingmaker back to the Isle of Celi after it was stolen, so the Isle will be ready when and if invasion comes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great start to a series

  • By TU on 05-14-18

A truly refreshing romp through Celtic fantasy

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

Reviewed: 04-24-18

This story was very well written and the narration was as perfect as it gets. I read/listen to a lot of books in many different genres. This one is going to the top of my favorites list.
Already started the next book in the series. This series is definitely worth the credits.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Gift of Time

  • By: Jerry Merritt
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,573
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,263
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,251

When Micajah Fenton discovers a crater in his front yard with a broken time glider in the bottom and a naked, virtual woman on his lawn, he delays his plans to kill himself. While helping repair the marooned time traveler's glider, Cager realizes it can return him to his past to correct a mistake that had haunted him his entire life. As payment for his help, the virtual creature living in the circuitry of the marooned glider, sends Cager back in time as his 10-year-old self.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Gift of Time is a Gift!

  • By The Zombie Specialist on 12-07-17

An Amazing Gift

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

Reviewed: 02-22-18

I don't know if it is true for everyone but it certainly is true for me. "We all dream of going back in time and fixing something in our past." This book is fairly fast paced and completely engaging. A world I did not want to leave.

Christopher Lane did a good job narrating this story. I did notice a couple of small character issues but overall he fit the story well and did a good job differentiating the characters.

One of the best books in my library and more than worth the credit.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Sword of Light: The Complete Trilogy

  • By: Aaron Hodges
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 29 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 384
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 363
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 362

For 500 years, the Gods have united the Three Nations in harmony. Now, that balance has been shattered, and chaos threatens. A town burns, and flames light the night sky. Hunted and alone, 17-year-old Eric flees through the wreckage. The mob grows closer, baying for the blood of their tormentor. Guilt weighs on his soul, but he cannot stop, cannot turn back. If he stops, they die. For two years, he has carried this curse, bringing death and destruction wherever he goes. But now, there is another searching for him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A cutting trilogy

  • By Ray Johnson on 02-13-18

Epic Fantasy Adventure

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

Reviewed: 02-20-18

I have found two or three really good fantasy adventures that last long enough to really draw you in. I love a good novel but to really feel a part of the story takes multiple volumes.
This is one of those great adventures. It is complete in this three volume set but could be expanded if the author was so inclined. The characters are well developed and act within the expectations of their personalities. Just like real people.

David Stifel did an excellent job narrating this series. He has a good range of voices for these characters and excellent pacing for the story.

Will look for more from both of these professionals.


This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • A Hole in Time

  • Time Loop, Book 2
  • By: Clark Graham
  • Narrated by: William Mark Woelfle
  • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23

Major Robert Dalton swallowed involuntarily. After his crash, he vowed he would never fly again. Not only was he forced to fly again, now he would be flying into the past. It was a new plane was designed to travel through time. The mission was going to fail. He knew that. It was more than a premonition. His assignment: Kill Hitler. Stop the Holocaust before it starts. No one could foresee the consequences of changing the time-line. Would he destroy everything and everyone in the process?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A chance to change history- what could go wrong?

  • By Margaret on 03-11-18

The first one was noticeably better

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

Reviewed: 02-13-18

Clark Graham has an interesting idea for time travel. This volume goes into much more detail about the plane and problems of making it work. More than half the story was before the plane took off. Of course the idea behind this second volume made that an important side of the story. Overall I think this was a good story and a good continuation of the series.

The one major problem with this series is the narrator. I think the story could have been much better if it had been read by someone else. Very monotone and almost no emotion. At times I felt he was on a time limit and in a hurry to get done.

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.