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  • Knife of Dreams

  • Book Eleven of The Wheel of Time
  • By: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 32 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,320
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,072
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,108

The dead are walking, men die impossible deaths, and it seems as though reality itself has become unstable: All are signs of the imminence of Tarmon Gai'don, the Last Battle, when Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, must confront the Dark One as humanity's only hope. But Rand dares not fight until he possesses all the surviving seals on the Dark One's prison and has dealt with the Seanchan, who threaten to overrun all nations this side of the Aryth Ocean and increasingly seem too entrenched to be fought off.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Getting us there!

  • By Natasha on 10-24-05

A few audio issues but a great book

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

Reviewed: 08-20-18

Sounds like some chapters near the end were ripped off a dodgy CD but the book itself is excellent

  • Pulse

  • By: Felix Francis
  • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 8

Chris Rankin is a doctor, a specialist in emergency medicine at Cheltenham Hospital, but a doctor who also has health problems. A smartly dressed man has been found unconscious at the local racecourse and is rushed to the hospital, where he subsequently dies. But who is he? Where does he come from? He had no form of identification on him, and no one claims the body.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as good as usual

  • By ACT1 on 10-30-17

better than I expected!

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

Reviewed: 02-03-18

I was a bit unsure if I would like this one as it's a departure from the usual Francis formula. Ended up enjoying it more than I thought I would in the end though. I'd recommend giving it a go

  • Murder on the Orient Express

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Tom Conti, Jane Asher, Ruta Gedmintas, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,884
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,659
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,645

What begins as a routine journey on the luxurious Orient Express soon unfurls into Agatha Christie's most famous murder mystery. This all-star production features lead performances from Tom Conti ( The Dark Knight Rises, Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence) as Hercule Poirot, Sophie Okonedo ( After Earth, Hotel Rwanda and Ace Ventura) and Eddie Marsan ( Sherlock Holmes, V for Vendetta and Hancock) plus a full supporting cast.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Classic Mystery, dramatized by Audible

  • By Tracy on 11-06-17

A very good performance

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

Reviewed: 11-24-17

overall I liked this telling of the book very much. most of the narration was excellent. the only critisim was that one of the female narrators was a little robotic

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Fourth Protocol

  • By: Frederick Forsyth
  • Narrated by: David Rintoul
  • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 305

Plan Aurora, hatched in a remote dacha in the forest outside Moscow and initiated with relentless brilliance and skill, is a plan within a plan that, in its spine-chilling ingenuity, breaches the ultra-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a jigsaw of devastation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As usual, Forsyth is Fantastic

  • By Thomas Burch on 02-27-11

well worth a listen

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

Reviewed: 11-24-17

My second Forsyth book following the day of the Jackal and I wasn't disappointed. The story is well written and well told by David Rintoul.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Back Blast

  • A Gray Man Novel
  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,502
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,701
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,678

From the number-one New York Times best-selling coauthor of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels comes an all-new explosive thriller featuring the lethal assassin known as the Gray Man.... Court Gentry was the CIA's best agent. Until the day the agency turned against him and put out a kill-on-sight order. That's when the enigmatic international assassin called the Gray Man was born - and Court has been working for himself ever since.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent GRAY MAN book - I can't wait for more...

  • By shelley on 02-17-16

best gray man yet

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-01-16

well read and I would say better written than the other books in the series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Tom Clancy Commander-in-Chief

  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 20 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,232
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,765
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,749

When Russian President Valeri Volodin's ambitions are foiled in Dagestan, he faces a difficult choice. The oligarchs who support him expect a constant flow of graft, but with energy prices cratering, the Russian economy sputters to a virtual halt. Unable to grow the Russian market at home, his hold on power relies on expansion abroad—a plan that has been thwarted by the United States in the past. But this time Volodin has determined that an indirect approach is the best.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This one will be a Jack Ryan classic!

  • By Deborah on 12-09-15

best post Tom Clancy jack Ryan book to date

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

Reviewed: 01-14-16

much better than the previous book IMO, classic plot courtesy of the good old Russians

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Great Escape

  • By: Paul Brickhill
  • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,238
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,001
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,005

It was a split-second operation as delicate and as deadly as a time bomb. It demanded the concentrated devotion and vigilance of more than six hundred men for every hour, every day, and every night for more than a year. With only their bare hands and crude homemade tools, they sank shafts, built underground railroads, forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons, and tailored German clothes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating and exciting!!

  • By 6catz on 10-28-13

well written and read

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

Reviewed: 11-24-15

much better than the movie, lots of detail, kept me entertained throughout. Good post-war epilogue too

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Tom Clancy Under Fire

  • A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel
  • By: Grant Blackwood
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,161
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,774
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,775

On a routine intelligence gathering mission in Tehran, Jack Ryan, Jr., has lunch with his oldest friend, Seth Gregory: an engineer overseeing a transcontinental railway project. As they part, Seth slips Jack a key, along with a perplexing message.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Mark Greaney is much better than Grant Blackwood

  • By Wayne on 06-19-15

good story, justdon't think of it as a Tom Clancy

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

Reviewed: 07-19-15

very good narration by Scott as always. the story is ok too if you don't think of it as a Tom Clancy novel

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume 3

  • Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
  • By: William Manchester, Paul Reid
  • Narrated by: Clive Chafer, Paul Reid
  • Length: 53 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,702
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,501
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,503

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, Defender of the Realm, the third volume of William Manchester’s The Last Lion, picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister - when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill portrayed by Manchester and Reid is a man of indomitable courage, lightning-fast intellect, and an irresistible will to action.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A worthy final volume in a great biography

  • By Mike From Mesa on 11-27-12

a well written, we'll narrated book

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

Reviewed: 02-05-15

quiet long but very well written and narrated so easy to get through. would definitely recommend