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  • Human Cruelty

  • A Glimpse into Hell, Book 4
  • By: Wade H. Garrett
  • Narrated by: Matthew Coyle
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Brad Johnson, a thief and lowlife, tortured and killed Kenneth Evans' beloved pet, Roxie, during a burglary. Kenneth wanted to exact revenge against Brad in the most horrific way possible, so he sought out Seth Coker, a notorious vigilante. Kenneth didn't realize the door he was opening would unleash a wrath of vengeance like no other. He was instantly drawn into Seth's world. A world of torment and terror equal to the horrors found in the deepest and darkest parts of Hell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG, not for the squeamish!

  • By Rachael on 11-09-17

This is Definitely Not for the Faint of Heart!

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

Reviewed: 10-29-17

Rating
4 out of 5 Hearts

This is Definitely Not for the Faint of Heart!

Wade H. Garrett is a new to me author. This definitely will not be my last story by this indie author.i went in not knowing anything about Mr. Garrett's writing style, his character development, or world building. I enjoyed the experience. Great job!

Matthew Conley was a good narrator, I felt presentation lacked in differentiating the characters voices. Other than that I enjoyed it.

Extreme Horror is a fascinating genre, in my opinion. It's so gruesome and horrific that it keeps my mind open to just how deep an author will go inside themselves to bring forth fresh, unique, terrifying, dark, and twisted worlds. Action packed from beginning to end, I found myself in the midst of it all, as each scene played out, sometimes I had to reverse just to make sure I heard what I thought I heard.

The banter between the characters is often harsh and blunt, there a few times I chuckled because some dialogue stuck a funny bone. All in all I was fascinated by the presentation, crisp and dark writing style.

Seth is something else! He doesn't play around when he exacts revenge on those who have harmed animals. It blew my mind!!!

If you like Extreme Horror, then I recommend this to you!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Betrayal

  • Blood Curse Series, Book 9
  • By: Tessa Dawn
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 203

As a ruthless sentinel sworn to protect the ancient Vampyr king and the house of Jadon, he has "HOJ" literally inscribed on his heart: a heart that was tragically broken centuries earlier, when human hunters slayed his mother and Dark Ones murdered his father. Having survived the unthinkable, he never dreamed he would come this close to another human predator, let alone a female pretending to be his destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. Wow. Wow. Wow. Wow.

  • By Amy on 07-10-17

Just WOW! Betrayal Comes in Many Forms.

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

Reviewed: 07-17-17

What made the experience of listening to Blood Betrayal the most enjoyable?

The presentation by Eric G. Dove! Just spot on for me! He brings life to my Dark Moon Vale residents, which I just Love!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Kiera! She had a lot issues to deal with yet, she is strong and intelligent, great skills to have when you need them.

What about Eric G. Dove’s performance did you like?

Everything! He is so immensely talented, I absolutely adore his voice, and OMG! he just brings them to life as only he can.

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

Absolutely!

Any additional comments?

Rating
5 out of 5 Hearts

In this ninth installment of the Blood Curse Series, Blood Betrayal, we learn about Saxson ... A Sentinel of Dark Moon Vale...he is lethel, intimidating and DROP DEAD GORGEOUS.

His Destiny has her hands full with her own unexpected events. I wanted to hurl my device across the room. I had to step away a few times, thinking... Oh No, she did not just go there... Oh Yes, she did! I LOVE THAT IN A BOOK.

Tessa Dawn never ceases to amaze me. I Love her unique and extraordinary writing skills. Well written, easy to follow, and picturesque.

Each installment is a multilayered, rollercoaster ride of emotion ...with fresh scenes, new dark and gritty twists, and intensely wicked turns so vivid that they threw me for a loop while leaving my mouth agape.

I have read every book in this series and it is the best installment yet. Miss Dawn had to reach deep down inside to write this one... it shows in her brilliant writing style.

Cannot Wait for the next installment.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Invisible

  • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
  • Narrated by: January LaVoy, Kevin Collins
  • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,070
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,675
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,669

Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire. Not even Emmy's ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison "Books" Bookman, will believe her that hundreds of kidnappings, rapes, and murders are all connected.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Totally WARPED Antagonist! Loved It...

  • By shelley on 09-12-17

Great Story! Awesome Narration!!

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

Reviewed: 07-07-17

This is a well written, easy to follow story with a vivid picturesque style. James Patterson has a knack for hooking me at the beginning and keeping me there until the end. LOVE IT!!

Very suspenseful with helacious twists and ... I didn't see that coming ... turns that will blow your mind. The narrators are fabulous and really personalize the characters. Awesomesauce to both presentations.

The ending was so unexpected and that is a plus in my book.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Black Book

  • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,755
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,024
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,000

Billy Harney was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy plays it by the book. Alongside Detective Kate Fenton, Billy's tempestuous, adrenaline-junkie partner, there's nothing he wouldn't sacrifice for his job. Enter Amy Lentini, a hard-charging assistant state's attorney hell-bent on making a name for herself - who suspects Billy isn't the cop he claims to be. They're about to be linked by more than their careers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT STORY!

  • By Artkeep on 07-03-17

The Black Book Blew My Mind More Than Once!

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

Reviewed: 06-20-17

What did you love best about The Black Book?

The jumping from past to present and the Narrator's voice. The ending blew me away.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Billy... He is a strong character. He always wanted to do the right thing.

Which scene was your favorite?

The opening scene. It said, "Check me out" to me.

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

Yes. I listened to it two sittings.

Any additional comments?

multilayered, and suspenseful... it kept me guessing and on my toes... it does jumps back and forth from present to past, just like a movie or TV show... I Love it when an author does that in a book. I didn't see the ending coming at all. Great job.

I listened to the audiobook edition, the Narrator, Edoardo Ballerini's voice was Awesome for this. This was my first time hearing his presentation and it won't be the last either. I could never keep voices and characters straight. Outstanding!!


I agree that this is James Patterson at his best!

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Murder House

  • By: James Patterson, David Ellis
  • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, Jay Snyder
  • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,564
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,184

Number Seven Ocean Drive is a gorgeous, multimillion-dollar beachfront estate in the Hamptons, where money and privilege know no bounds. But its beautiful, gothic exterior hides a horrific past: It was the scene of a series of depraved killings that have never been solved. Neglected, empty, and rumored to be cursed, it's known as the Murder House, and locals keep their distance.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Ridiculously predictable.

  • By Betsy on 10-02-15

Intense Mystery from James Patterson, Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 05-27-17

Gripping! I thoroughly enjoyed this story! Full of mysterious turns, intrigue, and twisted suspense. Well written, easy to follow, and grabbed my attention from the beginning. It is one of those books I would have listened to from start to finish. Hats off to you both.

The narrators were amazing as well. I like the fact that the story was read by two people... made the story easy to understand who was talking and what happened with the characters.

I would recommend this book to mystery lovers everywhere.

  • Disastrous Leigh

  • Literal Leigh Marriage Diaries Book 1
  • By: Melanie James
  • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81

Leigh takes a break from writing her latest paranormal romance novel, Shifty Blades of Fae, when her friends take her out for a night of shameless depravity filled with witch's brew, shape-shifting strippers, and unfortunately, arrest warrants - aka her bachelorette party. The gang soon finds out they are once again up to their necks in another mystery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • WOW!!

  • By Christy D on 02-07-16

Hysterical! Mysterious! Fun! 5 Hearts!

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

Reviewed: 03-23-17

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

Absolutely! It is so funny, yet, mysterious, steamy, and paranormal. It has something for all who enjoy romantic comedy.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I really don't have a favorite, I like them all.

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

This is my first time listening to her. I will listen to more books by her as well!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The ending is Amazing!

Any additional comments?

Rating
5 out of 5 Hearts

Hysterical Mysterious Fun!!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book! Between Melanie James writing and Hollie Jackson narrating, this audiobook had me rolling in laughter as the scenes played out. I Love It!!!

The narrator did a phenomenal job of bring the plethora of awesome characters to life. Way to go! To be able to switch back and forth between them without flaw, is remarkable.

This is the first Literal Leigh book I have read or listened to, and it most certainly will not be the last. Well written, easy to follow, chock full of hysterical banter between the characters, mysterious and humerous scenes, and steamy sensuality puts this story in my favorites of all time.

I don't use spoilers in my reviews as it may ruin a book for others. I will just say that if you want to get a real laugh, explore and enjoy this read.


  • Rape Van

  • By: Tim Miller
  • Narrated by: Daniel Dorse
  • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

Andy and Bridget like to travel. Their windowless van is their home. Speeding across the Texas countryside they pick up hitchhikers and weary travelers who see the pair as a nice couple showing southern hospitality. However, Andy and Bridget are not what they seem. In their plain-looking van, there is no telling which town they will pass through or who will they pick up next.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Totally misleading title

  • By BigDaddy on 06-05-18

Sadistically Twisted!

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

Reviewed: 01-26-17

Review
Rating
5 out of 5 Hearts


I adore Tim Miller's disturbing, twisted, and horrific writing style. His stories amaze me every time I listen to or read one, because I know he puts all he has into each one. Rape Van has it all! Extremely Horrific scenes that left my mouth agape, rewinding it just to be sure I heard correctly. Yep, I sure did.

It absolutely blows my mind what this author comes up with. Kudos to Mr. Miller for always bringing a fresh, albeit, terrifying, demented, picturesque, and graphic new story.

The narrator, Daniel Dorse, has a deep voice that just brings these characters to life. It was easy to follow the differences between the voices. I just turn the lights off, close my eyes and dive into the dark world as the story unfolds.

One of the most memorable scenes is when Maddie and Susie meet. A tender moment even for a psychopathic killer. Excellence!!

More Please?!

  • 7th Heaven

  • The Women's Murder Club
  • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
  • Narrated by: Carolyn McCormick
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,488
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 980
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 969

A terrible fire in a wealthy suburban home leaves a married couple dead and Detective Lindsay Boxer and her partner Rich Conklin searching for clues. And after California's golden boy, Michael Campion has been missing for a month, there finally seems to be a lead in his case--a very devastating lead. As fire after fire consume couples in wealthy, comfortable homes, Lindsay and the Murder Club must race to find the arsonists responsible and get to the bottom of Michael Campion's disappearance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • It's a "Gotcha"

  • By Jesse on 06-12-08

Action-packed From Beginning to End

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

Reviewed: 01-20-17

🔥Rating🔥
5 out of 5 Hearts


Action-packed From Beginning to End

I Love the fact that there are two different cases going on at the same time, Patterson and Paetro combined and presented them in an engaging manner that kept me glued from start to finish. The narrator is, Carolyn McCormick, and she delivered, I listened to it all in one sitting. I Loved it!

The WMC members were presented in a different way this time, more individualized than together, which is cool because I enjoyed the variation. 

A child is mysteriously missing, a series of fatal fires breaks out... Lots of action, sinister twists and WTF? turns took me on a journey through my old stomping grounds...
San Francisco Bay Area in California. Very believable characters and events in a familiar setting are factors I Love about this series.

  • Finders Keepers

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,364
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,732
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,704

A masterful, intensely suspenseful novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes far too far - a book about the power of storytelling, starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr. Mercedes. "Wake up, genius." So begins King's instantly riveting story about a vengeful reader. The genius is John Rothstein, an iconic author who created a famous character, Jimmy Gold, but who hasn't published a book for decades.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars for Will Patton reading Stephen King

  • By PlantCrone on 06-21-16

Brilliant Story!

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

Reviewed: 01-19-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Finders Keepers to be better than the print version?

In some respects, the convenience of listening while performing other tasks is an advantage, but, I Love the smell of a new paperback.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Finders Keepers?

When Pete is growing a mustache.

Which scene was your favorite?

When Pete gets ticked off at the antagonist towards the end. Love the action

If you could rename Finders Keepers, what would you call it?

I wouldn't rename it at all.

Any additional comments?

Review
Rating
5 out of 5 Hearts

What a spine tingler! Stephen King has brought forth this second installment of The Bill Hodges Trilogy in a most captivating way. Brilliant!


Will Patton is an excellent narrator, who breathes life into King's characters, making them very personable.
Obsessed fans of iconic authors, makes me wonder if art imitates life on some respects.

Looking forward to reading installment #3. Stephen King is Amazing, what his mind comes up with blows me clean out of the water.





  • The Country Club: Ladies' Night

  • The One Percent, Book 3
  • By: Tim Miller
  • Narrated by: Mel Heflin
  • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Urban legends about secretive country clubs have existed for years. At these clubs, the wealthy and powerful pay for the privilege to brutalize and torture less fortunate people for their own amusement. Several years ago, a blogger and her friends stumbled upon one such club and took it down. However, there isn't one club but an entire network of them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sick and very gorey but loved it

  • By Todd (Toad) Vogel on 01-12-17

Holy Crapcicles!! A Definite Horror Story

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

Reviewed: 01-12-17

What did you love best about The Country Club: Ladies' Night?

The flow of the story. Smooth and easy.

What other book might you compare The Country Club: Ladies' Night to and why?

Nothing comes too mind that compares to this story

Which scene was your favorite?

Without giving any spoilers, the party threw me for a loop! Most memorable forvsuye.

If you could take any character from The Country Club: Ladies' Night out to dinner, who would it be and why?

Derek! He needs a break from all his hard work at the Country Club

Any additional comments?

Rating
5 out of 5 Hearts

Holy Crapcicles!! A Definite Horror Story. I Love it!

Tim Miller has a knack for blowing my mind whether I read or listen to his stories. His clear and picturesque writing style makes it easy to visualize exactly what the characters are doing or feeling. Keep blowing my mind, Mr. Miller. I am always excited when this author has a new book out.

Mel Heflin did an Awesome job of bringing the characters to life. I would love to be able to narrate a book. Great Job!

If you're looking for a freaken horrific read, this would be one for dang sure. Not for the faint of heart!!