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  • Defeat's Victory

  • By: Mark Tufo
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,706
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,626
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,619

In this explosive conclusion to the Indian Hill series we find Mike, Tracy, Drababan, BT and the entire crew of the now destroyed USS Guardian hurtling through space, head on into their destiny. But will it be the one they seek or the destruction of all they know and have ever known.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome... as always!

  • By Jordan Imhoff on 03-14-18

Best of the series!!!!

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

Reviewed: 01-16-18

I didn't think that I'd like this series - I'm not big on inter-galactic Sci-fi.......Of course I was hooked from the first book. Mark is so great on character development from the smallest bit player to the main characters! I laughed, I cried, I cheered at the finale. what a great end (?) to a book started many years ago!

Oh and Sean Runnette - probably my favorite narrator - hands down!

  • The Stone Man

  • A Science Fiction Horror Novel
  • By: Luke Smitherd
  • Narrated by: Matt Addis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,480
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,361
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,356

Nobody knew where it came from. Nobody knew why it came. When an eight-foot-tall man made of stone appears in the middle of a busy city center one July afternoon, two-bit (and antisocial) reporter Andy Pointer assumes it's just a publicity stunt. Indeed, so does everyone else...until the Stone Man begins to walk, heading silently through the wall of the nearest building, flattening it, and killing several people inside as a result.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Totally Original Story of Horror and Courage

  • By JoanneG on 11-04-15

outstanding,!

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

Reviewed: 01-13-18

great story. narrator was terrific. he kept me listening long after I reached my destination.

  • DEAD: End

  • Volume 12
  • By: TW Brown
  • Narrated by: Andrew McFerrin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143

The journey has been a long one; and through its twists and turns, we have lost some dear friends. Who lives to see the next sunrise? There is only one way to find out...in DEAD: End.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best series I have ever listened to!!

  • By Ann R. on 09-22-17

Quite a ride!

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

Reviewed: 05-15-17

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

Well yes, but it would have to be a recommendation for the whole series.....
I do appreciate that he gave me closure on most of the characters. I liked that.

What other book might you compare DEAD: End to and why?

I wouldn't do that -

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

I love Andrew McFerrin's narration - he gave me voices that I could put with names.....
but - he never used contractions! that annoyed the heck out of me.

Who was the most memorable character of DEAD: End and why?

Kevin - definately Kevin. Poor geek that he was, he did the best that he could.

Any additional comments?

Contractions - please use them.
Great series.

  • Taken: A New World, Book 4

  • By: John O'Brien
  • Narrated by: Mark Gagliardi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 585
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 550
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 549

Dark clouds gather... A storm is breaking... With the sanctuary built, there is a respite from the nightly night runner assaults. Jack Walker and the group of survivors have bought themselves a little breathing room. Or have they? A peaceful daytime outing turns into yet another nightmare sweeping Robert and Bri up with it. The world has changed. Another danger has emerged. Ferocious packs of night runners still prowl at night and Jack must now locate and rescue his kids.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • My favorite in the entire series. .

  • By Gillian on 08-05-15

wow!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 04-23-17

what a. ride....tension is high all around and Jack is dealing some justice. I really enjoy the action and humor. John brings to each book. downloading book 5 ASAP.

  • The Last Tribe

  • By: Brad Manuel
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 22 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,717
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,196
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8,179

Fourteen-year-old Greg Dixon is living a nightmare. Attending boarding school outside of Boston, he is separated from his family when a pandemic strikes. His classmates and teachers are dead, rotting in a dormitory-turned-morgue steps from his room. The nights are getting colder, and his food has run out. The last message from his father is to get away from the city and to meet at his grandparents' town in remote New Hampshire.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A perfect year in the post apocalypse.

  • By Andrew Pollack on 06-18-16

Some lucky people

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

Reviewed: 10-05-16

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

as of today, it's somewhere in the middle. I've been immersed in zombies & the military and to listen to a story of post-apocalyptic society without either was kind of nice.

Would you be willing to try another book from Brad Manuel? Why or why not?

I would. I like post-apocalyptic fiction.

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

No - too long

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Boy Who Drew Monsters

  • By: Keith Donohue
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 159
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 153

Ever since he nearly drowned in the ocean three years earlier, 10-year-old Jack Peter Keenan has been deathly afraid to venture outdoors. Refusing to leave his home in a small coastal town in Maine, Jack Peter spends his time drawing monsters. When those drawings take on a life of their own, no one is safe from the terror they inspire.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • troubled boy, troubled waters

  • By Debra B on 10-29-14

I loved this book!

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

Reviewed: 12-17-14

Would you consider the audio edition of The Boy Who Drew Monsters to be better than the print version?

Not having read the print version, I can only say that I wasn't able to flip to the end and spoil it, and I could never have done justice to the accents.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • DEAD: Winter

  • By: TW Brown
  • Narrated by: Andrew McFerrin
  • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324

Winter is coming... As survivors around the world struggle to get their feet under them in a world overrun by the walking dead, a new problem rears its head. As unstoppable as any horde of zombies, the seasons march on, heedless of the fragility of the human race. The first winter is approaching.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great continuation of the story

  • By ANGIE on 08-13-14

Why Eqypt!?

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

Reviewed: 10-27-14

What did you like best about DEAD: Winter? What did you like least?

I like the 2 running story lines, the vignettes - not so much. I sort of understand their usage - maybe you hit a brick wall with one of the main ones - kill off a main character - well then you can just flesh out a vignette. Voila - the story continues. But Egypt - don't really care.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

Okay - you're just going to end there? Good way to ensure the purchase of book 5. (or is it 6)

Which scene was your favorite?

The little girls sledding in the snow.

Do you think DEAD: Winter needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

well of course it does!

Any additional comments?

Seriously - please get out of Egypt.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Wool Omnibus Edition (Wool 1 - 5)

  • By: Hugh Howey
  • Narrated by: Minnie Goode
  • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,705
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,362
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,364

This is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These are the dangerous people, the residents who infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple. They are given the very thing they profess to want: They are allowed outside.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorites

  • By C. Bolliger on 11-19-12

narration, narration, narration

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

Reviewed: 10-04-12

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

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What didn’t you like about Minnie Goode’s performance?

Her narration is fine for almost everything, and then she comes to an older male & he sounds like a smurf! I mean, it just ruins the flow of the book

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Black Dawn

  • Morganville Vampires, Book 12
  • By: Rachel Caine
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 349
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 323
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322

In Last Breath, the rain brought a new and dire threat to Morganville and its vampires...their ancient enemies, the draug. Now, the vampires are fighting a losing war, and it will fall to the residents of the Glass House - Michael, Eve, Shane, and Claire - to take the fight to an enemy who threatens to destroy the town, forever. Lovers of Morganville, rejoice: Black Dawn takes the intrigue, romance, and nail-biting suspense of the series to its highest level yet.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bring back Cynthia Holloway!

  • By Nikki on 05-21-12

I actually liked the narrator

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

Reviewed: 06-07-12

Any additional comments?

I went straight from Last Breath to Black Dawn & initially was horrified to hear a different narrator. But after awhile I began to like that the characters were beginning to sound their age. I loved Cynthia Holloway, but admit that Angela is growing on me.

0 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Magician's Assistant

  • By: Ann Patchett
  • Narrated by: Karen Ziemba
  • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,736
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,379
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,384

When Parsifal, a handsome and charming magician, dies suddenly, his widow Sabine - who was also his faithful assistant for 20 years - learns that the family he claimed to have lost in a tragic accident is very much alive and well.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Patchett Has It

  • By Pamela Harvey on 06-10-08

Annoying music - part 2

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

Reviewed: 12-27-11

Any additional comments?

I am about 3/4 through & I really like the book. What is distracting to me is the music that signals the ending of 1 CD & the beginning of the next. I would think that it would be possible to edit that out. It really interrupts the flow of the book for me.