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  • The Russia Hoax

  • The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump
  • By: Gregg Jarrett
  • Narrated by: Charles Constant, Gregg Jarrett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,452
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,297
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,277

Fox News legal analyst Gregg Jarrett reveals the real story behind Hillary Clinton’s deep state collaborators in government and exposes their nefarious actions during and after the 2016 election. This audiobook reveals how persons within the FBI and Barack Obama’s Justice Department worked improperly to help elect Hillary Clinton and defeat Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. When this suspected effort failed, those same people appear to have pursued a contrived investigation of President Trump in an attempt to undo the election results and remove him as president.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Enlightening

  • By Florida Girl on 10-09-18

The People Who Need To Read This Book Won't - But YOU Should

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-16-18

Thank God for Gregg Jarrett who took action in this time of malice, ,spite, complicity, and attacks against our president and our country. This book is factual, indisputable, and vetted. I am agast by the actions of those deceitful fiends Muelker, Rosenstein, and Comey and can only shake my head in wonderment that they continue to strut around like roosters, condemning President Trump for non-existent crimes. If not for the MSM, run by the rich and powerful who share their agenda, these criminals and their ilk would have been imprisoned long ago. You MUST read this book and afterwards, make sure you do everything in your power to get out of your complacency and vote. Make sure you take the elderly to vote, put signs in your yard, - whatever it takes to prevent this country from ever being stolen again. We are the only ones who can stop it, and our voices have been silenced in all ways but one: our precious, singular vote. justice will come to the guilty, ALL of them, but only if we keep conservatives in office. Even if you only have the choice between a RINO and democrat, hold your nose and vote straight republican. Watch your ballot at it is fed into the machine and make sure it has not changed your vote. Mine did, and I pitched a fit and demanded a paper ballot . The snakes are everywhere, in plain view. Thank you Mr. Jarrett for this gift of truth.

5 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Sleeping Beauties

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King, Owen King
  • Narrated by: Marin Ireland
  • Length: 25 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,562
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,896
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,857

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: They become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place.... The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The first Stephen King novel I didn't finish

  • By Pete on 09-09-18

I've Read and Listened to Every King Book

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

Reviewed: 06-06-18

I've read and listened to every King book and I guess you could say he is my favorite author. I didn't finish this one. The story held my interest, but didn't rivet me and quite honestly, I forgot about it until now. It has an interesting and unique concept and I think it's worth the read if nothing else is floating your boat, but I'm pretty sure this is the only King novel I've never finished. I probably will one day, but today is not that day.

16 of 17 people found this review helpful

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

  • The Millennium Series, Book 1
  • By: Stieg Larsson, Reg Keeland - translator
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34,096
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,890
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,963

Why we think it’s a great listen: How do you one-up a book that’s already a global literary phenomenon? Hire Simon Vance to (flawlessly) interpret the loves, lives, and murders of Sweden’s cold and secret-filled world. A spellbinding amalgam of murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue. It's about the disappearance 40 years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN

  • By Pamela M on 03-02-09

Doesn't Need Another Glowing Review, But .......

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

Reviewed: 10-04-13

I've heard and read rave reviews about this series and just couldn't bring myself to read it, for whatever reason. It may have something to do with the fact that I have absolutely no ear for languages and this is a foreign writer and I often cannot relate to foreign works of fiction. This hands down one of the best intrigue novels ever written and one of the best works of narration I've ever listened to. I'm astonished and grateful and have already purchased the other books and can't wait to get started on them. So what made me cave in? I was sitting in my den, flipping through the TV channels (which is in itself strange, because I don't watch much of anything other than the food channels) and came upon the last hour of the movie. I was curious so stopped and started watching. Well, the movie is riveting as well, particularly the ending, and the actress who portrayed the female lead was ...addicting to watch. I was intrigued with her character that I immediately bought the audiobook and thought I'd give it a whirl. What a whirl! Love, love, loved it. It has everything: characters that are real, strange, human, flawed, a twisty turney plot, suspense, a serial killer (who doesn't like that!)--no, wait--serial KILLERS, sadness, sex, revenge.....Oh my, it has everything that roars my engine. In terms of narration, there is no better. He is spot on accents, inflection, pace, and emotion. His old man voice is better than Like Water for Elephant's old man voice (I'm trying to not give away plots and characters, hence "old man"). For all of us who are addicted to the audiobooks: it is rare to find a book that hits your sweet spot on all elements. Maybe 10% of your studiously researched (through reviews/narrators) purchases make you lean back with a smile on your face and feel satisfied. This is one of them. I have hundreds of audiobooks and these are my favorites: The Green Mile, Middlesex, We Have to Talk About Kevin, The Prince of Tides, any of the Robicheux novels narrated by Will Patton, The Life of Pi, Stephen King novels narrated by Frank Muller, The Silence of the Lambs, The Hundred Secret Senses, Lonesome Dove narrated by Lee Horsey (get it!).....and probably 10 others. If you like any of these, then you will probably like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. I travel (fly) twice weekly and while I should be sitting on the plane working on my laptop or working during those delayed flights, most of the time I'm listening to an audiobook because I've already put in a 10-16 hour day and need some down time and tension relief. Audiobooks have enriched my life immensely over the years and I'm so very happy to have found this new series and narrator. Thank you Audible!

  • The Silence of the Lambs

  • By: Thomas Harris
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,020
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,756
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,753

A serial murderer known only by a grotesquely apt nickname - Buffalo Bill - is stalking women. He has a purpose, but no one can fathom it, for the bodies are discovered in different states. Clarice Starling, a young trainee at the FBI Academy, is surprised to be summoned by Jack Crawford, chief of the Bureau's Behavioral Science section. Her assignment: to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter - Hannibal the Cannibal - who is kept under close watch in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If It's Possible for a Narrator to be DESTINED...

  • By aaron on 03-17-12

Well, Frank Muller Narrates It. Need I Say More?

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

Reviewed: 07-15-12

Would you consider the audio edition of The Silence of the Lambs to be better than the print version?

Absolutely. Frank Muller turns everything into gold and this is no exception. The characters are 3D and engaging. The author is so talented that I fell in love with Lector--how creepy is that?

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Absolutely. Circled the block and sat in the driveway listening to it. Can't think of a thing to make it better.

Have you listened to any of Frank Muller’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I've listened to everything Mr. Muller has done, used to do audiobook searches by his name. The Green Mile is the best in my opinion, but this one is right up there. Mr. Muller can't do anything wrong, what a terrible loss to us all.

Who was the most memorable character of The Silence of the Lambs and why?

Well HL himself of course. Is there a more memorable character out there?

Any additional comments?

If you are remotely interested, get it. You won't be disappointed.

  • Deliverance

  • By: James Dickey
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,708
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,378
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,375

The setting is the Georgia wilderness, where the state's most remote white-water river awaits. In the thundering froth of that river, in its echoing stone canyons, four men on a canoe trip discover a freedom and exhilaration beyond compare. And then, in a moment of horror, the adventure turns into a struggle for survival as one man becomes a human hunter who is offered his own harrowing deliverance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "A river runs through it..."

  • By karen on 11-01-13

Top Notch Audiobook. Better than Movie

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

Reviewed: 07-15-12

Will Patton is one of my favorite narrators and this is one of his best works. He puts you in a mood--some sort of dreamlike state. His narration calls up an entirely different feel than the movie and I loved this audiobook. I found myself holding my breath with some of the passages and more than once I sat in my garage going round the neighborhood a couple of extra times because I couldn't bear to stop listening. Just wonderful--I wouldn't change a thing and know I will listen to it multiple times.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Prince of Tides

  • By: Pat Conroy
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 22 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,270
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,108

Spanning 40 years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted and troubled twin sister Savannah, and their struggle to triumph over the dark and tragic legacy of the extraordinary family into which they were born.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A "Prince" amongst novels

  • By Ella on 11-24-09

One of the best, a MUST read

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

Reviewed: 07-01-12

At one time, The Prince Of Tides was my favorite novel and after all these years and countless reads, it's stll in my top three. The language is breathtaking and flowing and Conroy is surely a poet. The story is moving, over the top, and believable--if you can just suspend your incredulity that so much can happen to one family. More than anything, Conroy touches my heart and has the talent to relay the complex feelings and emotions that we all have. There are sentences that are profound and whole passages that are so beautifully written that you will try to memorize them. Mr. Conroy is not stingy a stingy author, in fact he stuffs you with words and imagery to the point of total gluttony. Having read pretty much everything he has written (loved most, didn't like others), my opinion is that this is his opus. One of my favorite lines: "At the end of every day, I drive through the city of Charleston and I cross the bridge that will take me home. I feel the words building inside me, I can't stop them, or tell you why I say them, but as I reach the top of the bridge, these words come to me in a whisper. I say these words as a prayer, as regret, as praise, I say: Lowenstein, Lowenstein." If you've ever loved and lost, you will be touched by this novel.

  • Halfway to the Grave

  • Night Huntress, Book 1
  • By: Jeaniene Frost
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,401
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,552
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,567

Half-vampire Catherine Crawfield is going after the undead with a vengeance, hoping that one of these deadbeats is her father—the one responsible for ruining her mother's life. Then she's captured by Bones, a vampire bounty hunter, and is forced into an unlikely partnership. In exchange for help finding her father, Cat agrees to train with the sexy night stalker until her battle reflexes are as sharp as his fangs. She's amazed she doesn't end up as his dinner…are there actually good vampires?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Surprised! SPECTACULAR AND SEXY!

  • By BVerité on 11-16-11

Pretty much awful

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

Reviewed: 06-29-12

What disappointed you about Halfway to the Grave?

Narration was trite, making the lead female character into a valley girl even though she was anything but. I literally physically winced a few times while listening. A couple of times I just turned it off because I was saturated with her swaggering, challenging "if I don't kill you first you can drain my artery with my blessing" attitude. Really? Really? You're going toe to toe with a master vampire and you're going to issue a challenge? It just always came off as immature swaggering and posturing instead of true bravery. My opinion is that the narrator did not understand Kat and her isolation, thus her inflection was vapid, juvenile, and just awful. Her interpretation of other characters voices was consistently off-mark and her English accent was nothing short of atrocious. Think Eliza Doolittle cockney.

Would you recommend Halfway to the Grave to your friends? Why or why not?

No. No. No. While the concept of the novel was very much interesting, the immaturity of the female lead was off-putting and it was particular unbelieveable that a 200+ year old vampire would fall for a 22 year old who acts like a 14 year old. Listen, I like The Flame and The Flower for it's bodice ripping power as much as anyone else (especially when I was a teenager) but this is just badness on so many different levels. I mean, a night of the most incredible, passionate, loving sex you've ever had in your life, then jump up out of bed the next morning and run away--vowing to never see him again. C'mon. Who does that? Yes, it has some decent sex scenes, but predictable. Been there, done that. Just not with a vampire. And he leaves her neck and breasts covered with hickeys. Seriously? When is the last time you even saw a hickey? The fact that it is discussed at length in the book should tell you enough. It's just so high school.

Would you be willing to try another one of Tavia Gilbert’s performances?

Absolutely not. Her narration is not so bad that you can't listen to it, but you know how some narrators can turn the written work into a movie, a song, a thing of beauty? When you've read a book and it was pretty good, then listened to it and it was transformed into a masterpiece? Well, Ms. Gilbert's performance does the opposite. She makes me NOT like the female lead at all. She makes her petulant, silly, and immature while based on her history, she should be quiet, guarded, and hooded. Her narration brings to life gum smacking, hair flipping and her inflection is all wrong. This should have been a low voiced character, and I found myself repeating after her, in a different tone, just to try to make the character likeable and not annoying. If you could believe that Kim Kardashian could be a world class vampire slayer, virgin (and pretend slut at the same time), and could stake up a vampire without feeling, but then stop cold if confronted with a "real" bleeding body, then have at it. There were so many character contradictions. Let me see: "Even though we are both vampire bounty hunters now, now that I've slept with you I'm not going to take the bounty money because I'll feel like a prostitute. So instead, I'll got to Jr College full time, work park time, and also work as a part time vampire bounty hunter (free of charge)." Swear to God. So she lives with her mother, goes to Jr. College and is sleeping with a 200 year old vampire. It was teeth grinding to get through the narration and characters, but somehow the story was interesting enough to muster through, for whatever reason.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Story line was interesting---really could have been an excellent read had the writing and narration not been geared toward middle school kids.

Any additional comments?

I don't like to leave reviews like this because of the negativity and let's face it, I've never published a book so who am I to pass judgement? I think the book is probably better than I'm saying because I was interested in the end, but the narration was so bad that it just tainted the whole thing. I've listened to hundreds of books, some of them multiple times and I can say without hesitation that I will never listen to this again nor recommend it to anyone, lest they think I am an idiot. I am so shocked at how good the reviews are and I think it must be because of the slightly explicit sex scenes. This really is just a vampire Harlequin Romance for teenagers.

10 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • The First Deadly Sin

  • By: Lawrence Sanders
  • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
  • Length: 24 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,021
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 818
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 838

One of the most popular suspense novels of all time. A well-dressed man stalks the high-class neighborhoods of New York City. He is armed with an ice axe. His victims are strangers. And one cop, Captain Ed Delaney must solve a series of bizarre, gruesome murders that defy logic or method. This shocking story has captured the imaginations of millions like no other modern thriller.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Evening with an old friend!

  • By 9S on 06-13-11

If you've always loved the Sins, this is better.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-28-11

First you need to realize that this novel was written in 1973 and may seem out of date. This book was my first introduction to Sanders when I read it in my late teens. I loved the Captain Edward X Delaney character and have waited for the Sins to come out in audiobook form forever. If you loved the novels back then, you'll love the audio version even more. The pace of the book is slow and the suspense is not going to kill you. You know from the beginning who the killer is. So why is this a good read? The characters are three-demensional, the setting plops you right down in the middle of New York and doesn't let you budge, and you have the first person view from not one, but two characters. Sanders spends a lot of time on each one for long periods of time, he doesn't switch back and forth much. If you love Dave Robicheaux (and I do), you'll love Delaney and want to read more and more. My taste in fiction runs the gamut: I love the Robicheaux novels and have read every one. I've read everything Stephen King has ever written. I love the novels Geek Love and Perfume, both Anne Rice and Ayn Rand, and the audiobook Middlesex is one of my top audiobooks (along w/ The Green Mile, Lonesome Dove, and The Life Of Pi). If you liked Sins and Delaney back in the day, you will not regret the audio.

11 of 12 people found this review helpful