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  • Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade

  • By: Diana Gabaldon
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
  • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,488
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,950
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,947

It is 1758, and the flames of the Seven Years' War are burning hotter than ever. The rigors and dangers of battle are actually a welcome respite for Lord John and his brother Hal, who feel the constant strain of their family's troubled history. Blending war, family secrets, and forbidden love, Gabaldon crafts a suspenseful novel that loyal fans and newcomers alike with find irresistible.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Vital Link

  • By Dina on 09-23-09

Great reader good author But way toooo gay for me

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

Good story line well written great reader but it is just alittle toooooo gay for me

  • Flashman and the Cobra

  • Adventures of Thomas Flashman
  • By: Robert Brightwell
  • Narrated by: Henry Clore Harrison
  • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Thomas shares many of the family traits, particularly the ability to find himself reluctantly at the sharp end of many major events of his age. Flashman, gives an illuminating account with a unique perspective. It details feats of incredible courage, (not his, obviously), reckless folly, and sheer good luck that were to change the future of India and the career of a general who would later win a war in Europe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Echoes of George MacDonald Fraser

  • By Dallas Denny on 10-31-17

Thomas Flashman is a welcome hero

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

Reviewed: 08-17-17

What made the experience of listening to Flashman and the Cobra the most enjoyable?

You can say alot about Thomas but boring isn't one of them. It is true that the Gods must have a sense of humor. I have enjoyed both of his books and look forward to the next

What other book might you compare Flashman and the Cobra to and why?

I have read may books with different types of heroes but Flashie is a very reluctant one who seems to get thru.No books can compare

Have you listened to any of Henry Clore Harrison’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Mr Harrison has a very professional performance and both of his books I have listened to were excellant and look forward to many more

If you could take any character from Flashman and the Cobra out to dinner, who would it be and why?

Without a doubt it would be Thomas he is a most interesting fellow

Any additional comments?

I hope that Mr Brightwell will keep these books coming We have enjoyed them

  • The True Soldier

  • Jack Lark 6
  • By: Paul Fraser Collard
  • Narrated by: Dudley Hinton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

April, 1861. Jack Lark arrives in Boston as civil war storms across America. A hardened soldier, Jack has always gone where he was ordered to go - and killed the enemy he was ordered to kill. But when he becomes a sergeant for the Union army, he realises that this conflict between North and South is different. Men are choosing to fight - and die - for a cause they believe in. The people of Boston think it will take just one great battle. But with years of experience, Jack knows better.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another great installment

  • By Dajackamo on 08-02-17

Great story Lots of action

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

Reviewed: 07-16-17

If you could sum up The True Soldier in three words, what would they be?

Honor Action History

Who was your favorite character and why?

Jack Lark but his whole crew were a good fit of the bad and good people of hidden causes

Which character – as performed by Dudley Hinton – was your favorite?

Jack Lark but Mr Hinton did a fantastic job on all the characters and I look forward to his next read

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, It was that good I am a truck driver and couldn't do one long session but I burned thru it pretty fast

Any additional comments?

Please Mr Collard get busy on the next one WE are waiting

  • Take the Body and Give Me the Rest

  • Dark Gods and Tainted Souls, Book 1
  • By: Julius Schenk
  • Narrated by: Tom Adams
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 88

Seth stood and watched the nightmare creature as it tore its past master into bloody shreds and tried not to let the gripping fear show on his face. He could feel the man's life force, his memories, his talents and hard won skills filling his own mind and body turning him into something much more than the lowly soldier he'd been just mere moments before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Building a better you through blood and bodies

  • By Ray Johnson on 05-30-18

Great story Lots of action

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

Reviewed: 04-16-17

Where does Take the Body and Give Me the Rest rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I enjoyed the story and it has several twist that keep you interested

Who was your favorite character and why?

Seth is the center of attention but all of the surrounding characters keep it moving

Which character – as performed by Tom Adams – was your favorite?

Without a doubt Mr Schenk is a master story writer that I hope he will write more of these

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Mr Adams has a great gift for bringing each character alive and I look forward to more of his works

Any additional comments?

Mr Schenk continue writing and we will be waiting Don't retire yet

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Wrong Dead Guy

  • By: Richard Kadrey
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278

In this fast-paced sequel to The Everything Box - the second entry in New York Times best-selling author Richard Kadrey's comedic supernatural series - chaos ensues when Coop and the team at DOPS steal a not-quite-dead and very lovesick ancient Egyptian mummy wielding some terrifying magic. Coop, a master thief sort of gone legit, saved the world from an ancient doomsday device - heroism that earned him a gig working for the Department of Peculiar Science.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tongue-In-Cheek Horror

  • By Stein on 10-23-17

Poor Coop just attracts trouble

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

Reviewed: 03-26-17

What made the experience of listening to The Wrong Dead Guy the most enjoyable?

Mr Kadrey has a story that keeps wit and humor rapid fire, Mr Wyman is a great reader who puts like and wit into every character I enjoyed both books

What other book might you compare The Wrong Dead Guy to and why?

I like the first one and the second just got better, Not many with this much action

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

I only have the 2 books in this series to judge and he did a great job on both

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Not sure I like the title it speaks to the spirit of the DOPS which is somewhat different than most govt agencies

Any additional comments?

PLEASE Mr Kadrey don't stop with just 2 WE all want more!!!

  • Immortal: Curse of the Deathless

  • By: Derek Edgington
  • Narrated by: Nik Magill
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 95
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 96

If Asher Hearst had a superpower, it would have to be his ability to take a punch, laugh it off, and keep on swinging. So yeah, immortality comes with a few perks. As a college student slash small-time fixer, he's about to take a job that's best left to the pros. A proposition by a dryad to save witches from the Inquisition is a first, but he isn't one to balk when the odds are stacked against him. Especially not while he's drinking on someone else's dime.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Immortal

  • By med c on 04-09-17

Asher is in it deep

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

Reviewed: 12-14-16

If you could sum up Immortal: Curse of the Deathless in three words, what would they be?

Action Humor Interesting

Who was your favorite character and why?

Asher is one interesting guy with alot of friends and some serious enemies

Which scene was your favorite?

Too many, I really enjoyed this story line which is alittle different from the norm.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Both, This book covers all the emotions

Any additional comments?

Please keep up the storyline and I look forward to the next one

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Monster Hunter Memoirs: Sinners

  • By: Larry Correia, John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,840
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,601
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,580

With New Orleans out of control, Chad Oliver Gardenier, one of Monster Hunter International's premier hunters, has been dispatched from Seattle to reinforce the beleaguered members of MHI'S Hoodoo Squad in their fight against the darkness.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Humph

  • By Walter W. Chu on 02-23-17

Chad is deep in it this time

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

Reviewed: 12-09-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, the story reaches back to history with the monster hunters and a rich history of daring do and don'ts

What was one of the most memorable moments of Monster Hunter Memoirs: Sinners?

Chad of course and the strange town of New Orleans with its own hoodo

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

Mr Wyman is a true master of his craft that brings the characters to life and I enjoy his works and look forward to many more

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

How could you not have BOTH reactions to a book full of action and dark humor

Any additional comments?

Look forward to more books and hope they won't take a year or more to finish one

1 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Wolf Killer

  • The Hammer Commission
  • By: John Van Stry
  • Narrated by: Doug Tisdale Jr.
  • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

With having to leave the commission for a year while things cool off politically, Mark finds that the church has loaned him out to the FBI, who have been trying for years now to get an experienced monster and demon expert in their newest division, to help train and educate the agents there on just what they will be facing. Finding out that Mark actually is one of those very monsters has made them want him even more - not just for what he can bring to the table but because they do need to check off that newest minority checkbox, even if no one knows they exist.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thoroughly enjoyed!

  • By Natalie @ ABookLoversLife on 02-13-17

Enjoyed the storyline

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

Reviewed: 11-20-16

Where does Wolf Killer rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I enjoyed this story line and the author is gifted with an interesting twist. I would rank this at the top of the style of fiction.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Yes I hope that Mr Stry will continue on this story,

Have you listened to any of Doug Tisdale Jr.’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

The development of the characters a big part of the interest in the adventure and the witty chat keeps you interested

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Mr Tisdale is a master at his craft and I look forward to more of his works

Any additional comments?

Hopefully this group will have another story with just as great as this is was.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Smooth Operator

  • By: Stuart Woods, Parnell Hall
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
  • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 686
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 603
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 596

When President Kate Lee calls Stone Barrington to Washington on an urgent matter, it's soon clear that a potentially disastrous situation requires the kind of help more delicate than even he can provide...and he knows just the right man for the job. Teddy Fay: ex-CIA, master of disguise, and a gentleman not known for abiding by legal niceties in the pursuit of his own brand of justice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • much better than last book

  • By madeleine padilla on 08-21-18

Stone and his gang are in deep this time

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

Reviewed: 08-16-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

YES, I would this is one of the many I would recommend the writing is great the reader is great and you want more

What other book might you compare Smooth Operator to and why?

Many of Stone's books deal with alot of people and this one has alot of stress for the reader which is good

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

Mr Roberts is a top of the line pro and I love all of his reads, PLEASE don't retire

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, if time would allow

Any additional comments?

Great book good story line and hope the next one is on the way soon

  • The Perdition Score

  • A Sandman Slim Novel
  • By: Richard Kadrey
  • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,164
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,093
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,084

The request from Thomas Abbot, the Augur of the Sub Rosa council, couldn't come at a better time for James Stark, aka Sandman Slim. For a man who's most recently met Death - and Death's killer - a few months of normal life is more than he can handle. He needs a little action, and now Abbott wants Stark and Candy to investigate the disappearance of a young boy - and help uncover council members who might be tied to Wormwood's power brokers.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not up to par.

  • By William on 07-12-16

Sandman slim just keeps getting better

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

Reviewed: 08-16-16

Where does The Perdition Score rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

The series keeps pace with a storyline that keeps you interested in the next book I hope the next book will be soon coming I am hooked

Who was your favorite character and why?

James Stark is and his cast of characters around him make the story stick together

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

You have got to love Mr Andrews performances, I have listened to him many times and he is always right on

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Alot of laughs and yes some sad parts but a good story

Any additional comments?

Mr. Kadrey please keep writing you can't just leave us hanging in HELL