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  • Past Tense

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,567
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,136

Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He thinks, What's one extra day? He takes the detour. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars

  • By shelley on 11-05-18

Dick Hill? Where are you?

2 out of 5 stars
2 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-17-18

Scott Brick if a fantastic reader but not after 20 plus books of a series read by Dick Hill. Changes everything about the story and series. I believe Dick Hill should read this and those who purchased this book should be given a choice of what version of the book to keep without charge. Scott Brick is a great reader also but not for the Jack Reacher series.

  • Heart of a Lion

  • By: Gilbert Morris
  • Narrated by: Lloyd James
  • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 73
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Young Noah has found life good and wholesome, until he steps outside his village and discovers a world of temptation. Drawn by a beautiful woman, yet repulsed by the pagan practices of her tribe's dark worship, his inner struggle keeps him in torment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars

  • By Patricia on 06-07-05

The beginning of an amazing partnership and love

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-17-10

I have always loved the story of Noah.
It was an exciting, miraculous story
of how the good guys win and the bad guys
won their just deserts....
As I became older, the concept of justice and
mercy made this story more complicated and
this is what I appreciated about the "Heart of a Lion".
It was a hard thing for a human man to comprehend the working of the Creator. The difference between how the mind of God and the mind of humanity saw good and evil, happiness and safety, and yes justice and mercy.
Noah looked for the heart of God and so developed a steadfast (great old word) trust in Him.
The old story unfolds with fresh heart wrenching yet heart warming twists. The characters are all neighbours, friends and family. Real hearts and minds are involved, for good or ill.
It made me appreciate the confusion man can come to without knowing (in the real sense) a different supreme Being.... Someone who doesn't think like a human, but very, very clearly.
What does that look like?
It's hard, but He is good.

It was great to meet Methusalah and hear his take on his dad his long life impacted on the next generations, especially Noah. It was so much fun.
Aso, I loved the concepts of the new, primitive world, close to creation, fallen, yet amazing.
It was so plausible, even probable and I really enjoyed it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Negotiator

  • The O'Malley Series, Book 1
  • By: Dee Henderson
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,048
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 853
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 852

Best-selling author Dee Henderson's acclaimed novels are an irresistible blend of suspense, romance and spirituality. More than a million copies of Henderson's books are in print, and she has won many prizes, including the Christy, the RITA and the National Reader's Choice Award. FBI special agent Dave Richman loves hostage negotiator Kate O'Malley. But keeping her safe is another matter entirely, one that requires deep trust in God.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Do not let this book fool you!

  • By AudioAddict on 05-19-13

well yeah but...

4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-13-05

I agree this book series is a little trite, but actually, Ms. Henderson has obviously done good research into the individual careers of her protagonists. I like the stories. I just ignore the trite-ness and I'm glad that the world of relaxation literature has some good interesting Christian stories. What an awesome way to explain the gospel and the proofs of Jesus and the church. That got the extra star handsdown.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • Maximum Ride

  • The Angel Experiment
  • By: James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Evan Rachel Wood
  • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 797
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 414
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 418

James Patterson's explosive debut in the young adult market is guaranteed to create legions of new fans for this beloved, multimillion-selling author.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Entertaining

  • By Dan on 04-11-05

what happened

2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-11-05

I enjoyed When the wind Blows so much that I read the book and then listened to the story from Audible. I was fascinated to find Max Ride. What a letdown. I guess young children would find it sweet but actually the violence would be too harsh. Adults....I found the character's voice a good match and I already liked Max's pluck and humor but please, choose your age group. I felt like Max's story had gone from fantasy science fiction to comic book triteness...sheesh

  • The Beach House

  • By: James Patterson, Peter de Jonge
  • Narrated by: Gil Bellows
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,269
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 386
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 393

Patterson's latest is "a slick, vastly enjoyable thriller." Jack Mullen's relentless crusade to discover the truth behind his younger brother's death puts him into a head-on collision with one of the most powerful and ruthless men in New York. As it unfolds that his brother was involved with some of the richest women and men in America - in ways Jack never imagined - his dream of justice fades. Only if he can somehow beat the rich at their own game will he be able to avenge his brother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Adventure and excitment

  • By B. Estes on 08-08-03

holy cow!!!!!

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-11-05

I get tired of Alex Cross, I can't get into the ladies, I hum and haw over Patterson and then he hits a home run with some story that grabs your heart and your attention. This book was soooo good! My wife and started listening in the morning while in bed and just stayed there and did nothing for most of the day cuz it was so absorbing. I don't mind a little cry and happy stuff mixed in with such an excellent plot. Loved the characters. Forget Alex Cross, Mr. Patterson. Bring us more people to cheer on.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful