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  • Spellbound

  • Book II of the Grimnoir Chronicles
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,607
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,063
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,056

Dark fantasy goes hardboiled in Book II of the hard-hitting Grimnoir Chronicles by the New York Times best-selling creator of Monster Hunter International. The Grimnoir Society’s mission is to protect people with magic, and they’ve done so—successfully and in secret—since the mysterious arrival of the Power in the 1850s, but when a magical assassin makes an attempt on the life of President Franklin Roosevelt, the crime is pinned on the Grimnoir.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spellbound is Pure Magic

  • By Paulette on 02-12-14

Great three books

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

Reviewed: 08-18-13

What made the experience of listening to Spellbound the most enjoyable?

The character development was very good also they have done a good job mixing in throughout all three books comedy, mystery, drama the whole spectrum. Reader was not bad fit for the time period the book was written for and did a good job tying in some historical people into the story

Any additional comments?

I would recommend the three books

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Warbound

  • Book III of the Grimnoir Chronicles
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,777
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,331
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,317

Only a handful of people in the world know that mankind's magic comes from a living creature, and it is a refugee from another universe. The Power showed up here in the 1850s because it was running from something. Now it is 1933, and the Power's hiding place has been discovered by a killer. It is a predator that eats magic and leaves destroyed worlds in its wake. Earth is next. Former private eye Jake Sullivan knows the score. The problem is, hardly anyone believes him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Started Strong-Finished Strong

  • By Don Gilbert on 08-07-13

Good three books

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

Reviewed: 08-18-13

What did you love best about Warbound?

The character development was very good also they have done a good job mixing in throughout all three books comedy, mystery, drama the whole spectrum. Reader was not bad fit for the time period the book was written for and did a good job tying in some historical people into the story

Any additional comments?

I would recommend this series good listening

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hard Magic

  • Book I of the Grimnoir Chronicles
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,319
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,316

Jake Sullivan is a licensed private eye with a seriously hardboiled attitude. He also possesses raw magical talent and the ability to make objects in his vicinity light as a feather or as heavy as depleted uranium, all with a magical thought. It's no wonder the G-men turn to Jake when they need someoneto go after a suspected killer who has been knocking off banks in a magic-enhanced crime spree.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I thought it was going to be.

  • By Clinton on 08-06-11

Great three books

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

Reviewed: 08-18-13

What did you love best about Hard Magic?

The character development was very good also they have done a good job mixing in throughout all three books comedy, mystery, drama the whole spectrum. Reader was not bad fit for the time period the book was written for and did a good job tying in some historical people into the story

Any additional comments?

I would recommend this book to people

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Captive Flame

  • Forgotten Realms: Brotherhood of the Griffon, Book 1
  • By: Richard Lee Byers
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

Take flight with the Brotherhood of the Griffin - Richard Lee Byers’s most celebrated characters. The Captive Flame features the return of popular character Aoth and his mercenary band, the Brotherhood of the Griffin, introduced in Richard Lee Byers' trilogy The Haunted Lands. Byers's signature twisted plots make this a must-have for all true Forgotten Realms fans. Aoth and his band of mercenaries, the Brotherhood of the Griffin, are hired to put a stop to a disturbing series of ritualistic killings.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really good listen

  • By Garry on 06-11-13

Really good listen

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

Reviewed: 06-11-13

What did you like best about this story?

The book has some twists and turns and also the writter does a good job at making you hate some characters and really like others

Any additional comments?

It is a great story the reader is good and the flow of the book is pretty good. they give you action mystery and all really enjoyed it I am on book 4 now

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Bones of the Dragon

  • Dragonships of Vindras
  • By: Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
  • Length: 17 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 121
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 69

Skylan Ivorson is a sea-raider of the Vindras, an undefeated champion of the Torgun clan, and eventually the Chief of Chiefs of all Vindras clans, an honor he truly feels he deserves as one who has been blessed by Skoval, the god of war. But sometimes a blessing is a curse in disguise.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good book overall

  • By Garry on 03-02-13

Good book overall

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

Reviewed: 03-02-13

Where does Bones of the Dragon rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I would rank the book in the middle of the books I have listen to

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

The book was good but did have times hat you can easily pause and come back to the book latter

Any additional comments?

I would not have downloaded book if I new they would not have book two available when they offer book three the book really leaves you hanging at the end

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Untold Adventures

  • A Dungeons & Dragons Anthology
  • By: John Shirley, Alan Dean Foster, Lisa Smedman, and others
  • Narrated by: Michael McConnohie
  • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 27

Your favorite award-winning, critically acclaimed, and best-selling authors unite to tell stories set in the Dungeons & Dragons world, filled with desperate dragons and cruel elves, honorable demons and fickle gods, wild magic and the sharpest of steel. You don't want to miss this rarest of opportunities to get a glimpse into the D&D adventures created by some of the most brilliant fantasy writers of our age.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great reader

  • By Garry on 02-08-13

Great reader

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

Reviewed: 02-08-13

Would you listen to Untold Adventures again? Why?

Some of the stories

Would you be willing to try another book from the authors? Why or why not?

I listen to this book to look for some writers I have not heard before and see if I enjoyed there writing style

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

No it was great to listen to one story at a time depending on drive times

Any additional comments?

Good short stories most were good a few great and one or two bad found some new writers I like and a reader I really enjoyed

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Insurrection

  • Forgotten Realms: War of the Spider Queen, Book 2
  • By: Thomas M. Reid
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 342
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 319

The War of the Spider Queen spreads.... A hand-picked team of the most capable drow adventurers begin a perilous journey through the treacherous Underdark, all the while surrounded by the chaos of war. Their path will take them through the very heart of darkness, and the Underdark will be shaken to its core. If the powerful dark elves falter, the world below is open for Insurrection.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • not good at reviews.

  • By Possum on 04-08-13

Second book even better then first

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

Reviewed: 02-08-13

If you could sum up Insurrection in three words, what would they be?

Ruthless, funny, combat

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

Previous book in series still a great reader will look for books that she has read

Any additional comments?

Looking forward to listening to the third book this second book really was written well and the reader also made ths a really enjoyable book to listen to

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Dissolution

  • Forgotten Realms: War of the Spider Queen, Book 1
  • By: Richard Lee Byers
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 518
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 518

The War of the Spider Queen begins here. While their whole world is changing around them, four dark elves struggle against different enemies. Yet their paths will lead them all to the most terrifying discovery in the long history of the drow and set them on a quest to save not only Menzoberranzan but the entire dark elf race from Dissolution....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Dark Elf Series That Will Consume You...

  • By Michael on 01-12-13

Worth purchase good series

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

Reviewed: 02-08-13

If you could sum up Dissolution in three words, what would they be?

Intriguing Ruthless entertaining

What was one of the most memorable moments of Dissolution?

Final climax battle

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

No but really like her reading giving charters differnt voices and so forth

Any additional comments?

Really enjoyed the book will get next in series

7 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • A Memory of Light

  • Wheel of Time, Book 14
  • By: Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
  • Length: 41 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17,900
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,324
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 16,338

Since 1990, when Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time® burst on the world with its first book, The Eye of the World, listeners have been anticipating the final scenes of this extraordinary saga, which has sold over 40 million copies in over 32 languages. When Robert Jordan died in 2007, all feared that these concluding scenes would never be written. But working from notes and partials left by Jordan, established fantasy writer Brandon Sanderson stepped in to complete the masterwork.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Finally we have closure!

  • By Cliff on 08-29-13

WOW

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

Reviewed: 02-08-13

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

This is the best last book I have ever heard in all the series that I have listen to over the years. I have probably listen about 50 series/trilogies and so forth

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Memory of Light?

The whole book

Have you listened to any of Michael Kramer and Kate Reading ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

They did a great job through out the whole series

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

The book made my emotion run the gambit

Any additional comments?

One of the top 5 books I have ever read or listen to over my 43 years

  • By Heresies Distressed

  • Safehold Series, Book 3
  • By: David Weber
  • Narrated by: Jason Culp
  • Length: 24 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,610
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,294
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,300

Now the battle for the soul of the planet Safehold has begun.The Kingdom of Charis and the Kingdom of Chisholm have joined together, pledged to stand against the tyranny of a corrupt Church. The youthful Queen Sharleyan of Chisholm has wed King Cayleb of Charis, forging a single dynasty, a single empire, dedicated to the defense of human freedom.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I want Oliver Wyman back

  • By James on 07-14-09

Great book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-22-09

I really like the book and the series, the only reson this was not given 5 was they changed readers. The new reader is better then the last even though she was good but they really changed the acents of main charaters with the new reader it took some getting use to. In all great book.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful