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  • Macbeth: A Novel

  • By: A. J. Hartley, David Hewson
  • Narrated by: Alan Cumming
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,066
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,712
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,708

Macbeth: A Novel brings the intricacy and grit of the historical thriller to Shakespeare’s tale of political intrigue, treachery, and murder. In this full-length novel written exclusively for audio, authors A. J. Hartley and David Hewson rethink literature’s most infamous married couple, grounding them in a medieval Scotland whose military and political upheavals are as stark and dramatic as the landscape in which they are played.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator choice inspired

  • By Beverly on 07-10-11

clever retelling

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

Reviewed: 05-23-18

A relatively fast paced reconstruction, a sad tale but captivating. Well done authors. Narrator was able to do justice to all the different characters superb effort.

  • Barkskins

  • A Novel
  • By: Annie Proulx
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 25 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 944
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 942

In the late 18th century, Rene Sel, an illiterate woodsman, makes his way from Northern France to New France to seek a living. Bound to a feudal lord, a seigneur, for three years in exchange for land, he suffers extraordinary hardship, always in awe of the forest he is charged with cleaning. Rene marries an Indian healer with children already, and they have more, mixing the blood of two cultures. Proulx tells the stories of the children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of two lineages, the Sels and the Duquets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awe-Inspiring, Far-Reaching Epic

  • By W Perry Hall on 06-30-16

Interesting

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

Reviewed: 04-29-18

listened more out of interest for the history of the people's and forests. Too much relationship filler.
Overall very good listen.

  • Hunter

  • A Thriller
  • By: Robert Bidinotto
  • Narrated by: Conor Hall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 946
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 870
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 868

From its first moments, Hunter takes you on a nonstop thrill ride: from the top floor of the CIA, to the marbled corridors of Capitol Hill...from the posh hotels of downtown Washington, to the city's mean, violent streets. It introduces a colorful new hero for our time - and a dazzling heroine every bit his equal. A spy mystery...a crime thriller...a passionate romance: Hunter is a genre-bending novel unlike any you've read. Deviously plotted, filled with vivid characters, and propelled at a breakneck pace.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent crime thriller

  • By Susan on 04-27-16

Predictable to Hollywood

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

Reviewed: 07-24-16

Typical perfect hero's and bad villains mixed with a unbelievable plot. Just about finished it as narration and pace were fine. Will not bother with anymore of this series.

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  • NIV Bible 8

  • Acts and Letters
  • By: New International Version
  • Narrated by: David Suchet
  • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

The book of Acts and the letters of St Paul from the Holy Bible, read by David Suchet.

David Suchet reads the biblical letters (from Acts to Revelation) to accompany his BBC1 series, In the Footsteps of St Paul. In the two-part documentary, the Poirot actor travels to ancient and modern locations around the Mediterranean, interviewing experts and uncovering the latest archaeological research surrounding St Paul's career. Scripture is taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version, 2011 translation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buy the whole Book

  • By john on 05-19-16

Buy the whole Book

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

Reviewed: 05-19-16

Very easy on the ear, with a soft English accent. This man as a believer seems to impart something extra into the reading.

Listened to it three times already.

  • A Drink Before the War

  • By: Dennis Lehane
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,257
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,121
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,117

With novels like Mystic River and Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane has dramatically altered the landscape of the crime thriller—while boldly overstepping the boundaries that have long separated mystery from literature. Now two of his sensational early novels have been combined in a single volume—two gritty and mesmerizing masterworks of suspense featuring the private eye duo of Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great beginning to thriller series

  • By L. O. Pardue on 11-23-11

predictable repetitive irritating

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

Reviewed: 04-07-16

I don't often write reviews but was rather dismayed with the positive ones so have.

This book is too stereotyped unrealistic and just boring. Did not finish and returned it.

  • James Parker on Doing the Right Thing at Southwest Airlines

  • By: James Parker
  • Narrated by: Dave Summers
  • Length: 19 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

In the wake of 9/11, Southwest Airlines was faced with a disastrous situation that threatened to ruin not only their business but the entire airline industry. In response, Southwest Airlines made three pivotal decisions: no layoffs, no pay cuts, and no-hassle refunds for any customer wanting them. The result: Southwest remained profitable, it was the only major airline to protect the jobs of all its employees, and Southwest's market cap soon exceeded all its major competitors combined.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great company

  • By john on 12-10-15

Great company

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

Reviewed: 12-10-15

honest recollection of being royal to staff works.

important message to shareholders and employers that paying a proper wage and not taking from the vulnerable employee is the right way for long term profitability

  • Double Whammy

  • By: Carl Hiaasen
  • Narrated by: George Wilson
  • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,747
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,818
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,828

A twisted tale of murder in the world of big-stakes bass fishing tournaments. Filled with ex-wives, evangelists, and an armed pit-bull, this is a story that could only be concocted by Carl Hiaasen, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, and czar of Florida noir fiction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • First For Me

  • By Kindle Customer on 06-04-04

Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 08-10-15

Rather far fetched at times, moved a long at a pace and was a good summer light listen.

  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

  • By: Jonas Jonasson
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 7,435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,770
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 6,802

After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and in one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ages Well

  • By Dennis on 10-21-12

Gentle tale

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

Reviewed: 02-02-15

Real page turner on audio, if you like an odd but captivating story top listen