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  • The Valens Legacy

  • By: Jan Stryvant
  • Narrated by: Leland King
  • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,489
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,410
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,409

In his junior year at college, the only things on Sean's mind are doing his homework and getting out of college to get a real job. A gamer and a bit of a nerd, Sean's philosophy in life has been to keep his head down and get his work done. But when a failed kidnapping attempt leaves him with a gaping hole in his memory, his oldest friend dead, and his mother missing, Sean suddenly finds his whole world turned upside down as he's thrust into the hidden world of magic and the supernatural.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sumtime' s you just want to have fun!

  • By Joel Cagle on 03-22-18

Hot and Spicey

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

Reviewed: 07-19-18

I hate writing reviews but this book deserves a great one as it has everything going for it from suspense to sex to magic to drama and intrigue. But if you are the puritanical type than this series is not for you. Enjoy...

  • God Touched

  • The Demon Accords, Book 1
  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,192
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,983
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,989

Chris Gordon is a rookie with the NYPD - one with a secret. In his spare time Chris is an exorcist without equal, with a gift from God. But when he saves a beatiful girl from a demonic attack, he discovers there is more to fear than just demons. Finding himself surrounded by vampires and were-weasels and facing a giant short-faced bear, Chris struggles to stay alive, all while protecting his deadly new girlfriend. And then there's her overprotective vampire mother!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Urban Fantasy Where Good Kicks *%# and I Loved It

  • By Don Gilbert on 11-19-17

The best series...

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

Reviewed: 05-03-18

I hate writing reviews but will only say that I am beginning the third read of this series, a feat I would normally never do. This series will be a classic and rank among the best... not to be missed.

  • Summer Reign

  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,192
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,123

Faced with writing college papers, prepping for tests, and teaching testy witches, Declan O'Carroll has enough on his plate. Not to mention the magical withdrawal of leaving his very own magical kingdom behind on Fairie. But when he and his friends are attacked from creatures out of folklore and fable, it seems the Queens of Summer and Winter aren't done with him yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Above the rest

  • By Kathy V. Whited on 05-17-18

The best series

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

Reviewed: 05-03-18

I hate writing reviews but Mr. Conroe's new book has driven me back to start reading the series for the third time... something I would never do. Als, hate how he ended the ook with a couple of loose bends I care about... the villain not so much.
I have been reading sci-fi/fantasy for over half a century and The Demon Accords is on the level of Asimov and Heinlein, only better. If this series never ended I won't be upset. Mr. Conroe should just keep writing as I am now waiting for book number 14.

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  • Winterfall

  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,553
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,443
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,443

With Declan O'Carroll on Fairie and Chris Gordon on Earth, what could go wrong? Try everything. Scheming elves, deadly zombies, killer goblins, flaming dragons, and dirty diapers. With a growing, insidious threat to Earth, Chris and Tanya race to save lives while Declan, Stacia, and friends work just as hard to save their own lives on an alien world, far removed from the comforts and safety of home. Only together will they overcome the odds. But, come on, with this team, maybe the odds should look out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pretty good

  • By Vorthe on 11-01-17

One of my favorite series

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

Reviewed: 10-24-17

This series is so good that I did the unthinkable and went through it again and am thinking of one more listen. Great action, adventure, and characters, but do not start with this book, start with book one and you will get here in no time.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Neverwhere

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24,585
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,988
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,980

Richard Mayhew is a young man with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. His small act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. There are people who fall through the cracks, and Richard has become one of them. And he must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Vivid, imaginative.

  • By Joseph on 10-29-09

Not my cup of tea

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

Reviewed: 09-27-17

The reviews for this book are great, but I find the story very slow and just a touch above dull so that I did not abandon the novel. The narrator is excellent the book, not so much.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Nightlord

  • Sunset
  • By: Garon Whited
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 36 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,796
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,555
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,551

Eric didn't ask to be a vampire. In fact he didn't even believe in them. Biting your own tongue with your fangs does a lot of convincing. Even so, being a part-time undead isn't as easy as you might think. It can let you hold down a day job, true, but sometimes the night "life" can be more than a little difficult, what with those bloodthirsty urges and predatory instincts kicking in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ahh no fair no fair

  • By nelson on 10-28-15

Hate writing reviews but...

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

Reviewed: 05-11-17

this book is a masterpiece and will be a classic if it isn't already. Do not be put off by the length because when it ends you will wish there were more. Hate writing reviews but to miss this is your loss.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Into the Wild

  • Book Two of The Malcontents
  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,470
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,375
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,371

Now under the leadership of the reluctant Lieutenant Kelvan Cleasby, the Sixth Platoon of Storm Knights has been ordered to accompany an archeological expedition from the Royal Cygnaran University deep into the Wyrmwall Mountains to investigate an ancient site of potentially great historical value. But what seems a simple enough assignment will rapidly turn into a test of the platoon's survival skills - an abandoned fort, the lone survivor of a horrifying attack, and a ferociously territorial tribe may be more than even the Malcontents can handle.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Correia Continuation Magic Continues

  • By Sailfish on 05-05-16

One of the best authors...

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

Reviewed: 03-30-17

Larry Correia is brilliant, belongs among the great writers in this genre. His books are instantly engaging and will keep you captivated throughout.

  • Samantha Watkins, Book 1

  • Chronicles of an Extraordinary Ordinary Life
  • By: Aurélie Venem, Stacey E. Battis - translator
  • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
  • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 881
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 814
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 809

Young librarian Samantha Watkins has always been perfectly content with her humdrum existence. Never easily fitting in with anyone anywhere, she feels most at ease in silence, among stacks of books. Sam believes in leaving fantasy and drama to the characters in her beloved novels. But one night when she leaves work late, she finds herself center stage in a tale of vengeance and terror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding Supernatural Tale

  • By GH on 03-14-16

A great book but where is book 2?

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

Reviewed: 02-16-17

A highly enjoyable read, great story, and characters. The translation is fine but where is book 2?

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Aeronaut's Windlass

  • The Cinder Spires, Book 1
  • By: Jim Butcher
  • Narrated by: Euan Morton
  • Length: 21 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,125
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,322
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,314

Since time immemorial the Spires have sheltered humanity, towering for miles over the mist-shrouded surface of the world. Within their halls aristocratic houses have ruled for generations, developing scientific marvels, fostering trade alliances, and building fleets of airships to keep the peace. Captain Grimm commands the merchant ship Predator. Fiercely loyal to Spire Albion, he has taken their side in the cold war with Spire Aurora, disrupting the enemy's shipping lines by attacking their cargo vessels.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Brave New World

  • By Don Gilbert on 10-02-15

Could not get into it

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

Reviewed: 12-24-16

Love Jim Butcher and I really wanted to like this book and listened to it but could never get into it.

  • Just One Damned Thing After Another

  • The Chronicles of St Mary's, Book 1
  • By: Jodi Taylor
  • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,101
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,628
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,624

Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary's, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don't do 'time-travel' - they 'investigate major historical events in contemporary time'. Maintaining the appearance of harmless eccentrics is not always within their power - especially given their propensity for causing loud explosions when things get too quiet. Meet the disaster-magnets of St Mary's Institute of Historical Research as they ricochet around History.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Action Adventure Time Travel Novel w/ Good Reader

  • By Sires on 04-13-14

A great series...

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

Reviewed: 07-30-16

I have fallen for this series and cannot stop listening. It is just the right blend of sci-fi history and romance. Highly recommend if you want to get away into the past. The books are filled with actual events. I am on book 5 and am dreading the series ending.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful