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  • Dante's Immortality: Beginnings

  • By: Antonio Terzini
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,103
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,984
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,985

For those who reside in the outer regions of Aleria, the day of bestowal is what determines their destiny. It is the holy day of the Goddess. The day that allows those of age to step forward and receive their blessing, to embark on the path that she has chosen for them. To receive their Classification, which dictates their strength and ability. For those people, the holy day of bestowal represents fate itself. For Dante, it represents salvation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Amazing story that sucks you in in seconds

  • By Ray Johnson on 05-03-18

Listened to it twice!

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

Reviewed: 12-22-18

Awesome performance by Jeff Hayes! Rather well written with good character building. I'm earnestly looking forward to the next book!

  • Blood of the Lost

  • The Darkness Within Saga, Book 2
  • By: JD Franx
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 19 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,031
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 968
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 959

After escaping the horrors of Arkum Zul, Kael and his companions survive a terror-filled night on the ocean only to find themselves shipwrecked and stranded in the Wildlands. With forest tribals on the warpath and old enemies roaming the forest, Kael struggles to come to terms with what he is slowly becoming - a killer. A DeathWizard. In the fight against the evil that threatens to consume him, Kael learns that the Dwarven Mountains far to the north may hide an ancient monolith that holds the answer to the corruption that flows in his veins.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Frustrating, and dissapointing

  • By Victor on 11-06-17

Trash. Not worth anything.

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

Reviewed: 12-22-18

First book was okay, second book was eh, but then ended with the worst finish ever. The main character dies. The villain who you don't care about wins. The author took the worst way out possible.

  • The Devil You Know

  • By: Mike Carey
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Felix Castor is a freelance exorcist, and London is his stomping ground. It may seem like a good ghostbuster can charge what he likes and enjoy a hell of a lifestyle, but there's a risk: sooner or later he's going to take on a spirit that's too strong for him. When Castor accepts a seemingly simple ghost-hunting case at a museum in the shadowy heart of London, what should have been a perfectly straightforward exorcism is rapidly turning into the Who Can Kill Castor First Show, with demons and ghosts all keen to claim the big prize. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Horror combined with misogynistic characters

  • By Diana on 01-11-19

Pendergast on Prozac

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

Reviewed: 12-09-18

Delightful mixture of Harry Dresden and Brandon Sanderson with a good dash of pendergast, and a large helping of laughter! Phenomenal performance by Michael Kramer.

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  • Havoc of War

  • Warp Marine Corps, Volume 5
  • By: C.J. Carella
  • Narrated by: Guy Williams
  • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 21

A renegade American fleet has launched a genocidal counterattack against the Galactic Imperium. Empowered by entities from warp space, the Black Ships are about to unleash unspeakable evils on the entire galaxy. Only the US Navy has any hope to stop them, but first it must contend with alien armadas still intent on wiping out humanity. At the forefront of battle, the Warp Marine Corps faces impossible odds. Armed with new weapons and wielding ancient technologies, Captain Peter Fromm and Colonel Lisbeth Zhang fight for the lives of all humans in the universe and their own souls. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Phenomenally executed conclusion!

  • By JC on 07-16-18

Phenomenally executed conclusion!

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

Reviewed: 07-16-18

Epic series brought to a conclusion that satisfies all questions. Belongs with Dune by Frank Herbert & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.

  • Cherry Blossom Girls

  • By: Harmon Cooper
  • Narrated by: Justin Thomas James, Annie Ellicott, Laurie Catherine Winkel, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 737
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 700
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 702

I was a just normal guy until the night the cherry blossoms bloomed, the night that Grace appeared on my doorstep. A failed sci-fi writer, a gamer, but a normal guy nonetheless. Grace was everything I was not - a psychic shifter, beautiful beyond my wildest imagination, a government conspiracy waiting to be unraveled. And that was before the second superpowered woman showed up to kill us both.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A good performance but an awkward story

  • By MT on 04-26-18

NC-17 definitely not PG 13

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

Reviewed: 05-19-18

Cringed every 3min and wow blushing furiously due to the sexual language and conversation. Definitely a horny male wrote this without good humor. The only saving grace is the amazing performance.

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  • Deceptions

  • Ascendant, Book 3
  • By: Craig Alanson
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 16 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,309
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,910
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,879

Koren Bladewell now knows he is a wizard, but he is lost in the wilderness, cut off from help, and unable to use his powers. The enemy is poised at the border with an overwhelming invasion force, and it will take wizards, soldiers and a young, untested princess to hold off defeat long enough for Koren to be trained and grow into his power. But he might not wish to help those who deceived him and destroyed his life. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • First two books; really good!

  • By Johan on 04-29-18

Epically satisfactory!

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

Reviewed: 04-30-18

Yummy! Brings a brilliant conclusion to an epic trilogy. With lingering questions and a sense of unease I began this third book. My appetite for quandaries was satiated upon the noble trek t taken by each of the main well developed characters. Audio quality would noticeably change between the two studios or mics. It gave it a choppy feel when editing was done. Overall still five stars.

  • Fizzlesprocket: Everybody Loves Large Chests - Vol. 2

  • By: Neven Iliev
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,913
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,751
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,746

Things are not well within the Lodrak Empire. An entire city goes up in smoke and ash, and an entire province is slowly being consumed by an ever-expanding cloud of death. But while the humans rally to contain the fallout of this disaster, they are much quicker to pin the blame for it on their elven neighbors to the north. With centuries' worth of strife and bad blood between the two nations flaring up, all out war is rapidly becoming an inevitability.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Can I inspect your box? It looks like a big one!

  • By Ray Johnson on 03-28-18

Brutally Hilarious!

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

Reviewed: 03-30-18

Had me snickering and cackling like an old witch. Very crass, erotic, slapstick humor with a touch of naivety. Definitely up there with Villains Rule another fantastic book. The performance was amazing the studio and Mr. Hayes deserve the highest of praise.

  • Chaos Theory

  • Zombie Theories Series, Book 1
  • By: Rich Restucci
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 215
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 200
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 200

The world has fallen to a relentless enemy beyond reason or mercy. With no remorse they rend the planet with tooth and nail. One man stands against the scourge of death that consumes all. Teamed with a genius survivalist and a teenage girl, he must flee the teeming dead, the evils of humans left unchecked, and those that would seek to use him. His best weapon to stave off the horrors of this new world? His wit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I hate Zombies. So this book was great.

  • By Steven on 11-13-16

Z Nation-ish Matrim Cauthon crossed with Kelsier!

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

Reviewed: 01-27-18

Would you listen to Chaos Theory again? Why?

To start, thank god! The main isn't a bodybuilder and doomsday prepper with 27 billion survival skills. It's not written by your typical chauvinist Pig who believes that one man can solve all problems with some insight and a little luck. Not a man who defies all odds and knows the right choice in all situations every time.

( By the way ladies, Chauvinism is a form of extreme patriotism and a belief in national superiority and glory. Whereas patriotism and nationalism may represent temperate pride, chauvinism is intemperate. It can be also defined as "an irrational belief in the superiority or dominance of one's own group or people".[1] Moreover, the chauvinist's own people are seen as unique and special while the rest of the people are considered weak or inferior. So don't just refer to men this way it can be applied to you also. )

Anyways, Michael Kramer excels in the character narration. Matrim Cauthon mixed with Kelsier! Similar and I must say a bit superior to the Golden Age of radio in his storytelling!

  • Snake Eyes

  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,199
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,060
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,060

What happens in Vegas...could kill most of the human race. When all trails lead Chris, Tanya, and their entire team to the desert gambling mecca, the stakes become the highest possible. Facing a hybrid demon werewolf, his death witch mother, undead strippers, and pregnancy cravings, Chris must rely on his team like never before if he's to have any chance at saving the race of man, not to mention a spot in preschool for his unborn kids.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Entertaining

  • By James on 11-21-18

Gnarly Fun Fantasy!

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

Reviewed: 04-06-17

Dresden Files meets Prozac. I would consider this author to have a mentality of a 16 year old male who writes with the clarity of Twain, conveys Beauty like Walden, warms the heart like JK Rowling and even has this sass of Shakespeare. The audio narrator does a fairly good job. Nowhere near Luke Daniels but definitely better than 85% of the audiobook industry. It is well edited with great audio quality. Props to the publisher and author.

  • Contractor

  • The Contractors, Book 1
  • By: Andrew S. Ball
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,408
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,337
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,334

The Earth is under siege - and no one knows about it because the invaders erase those whom they consume. A handful of men and women stand on the border between the mundane and the magical. They have a special spark of soul - not quite enough to be naturally gifted in spellcraft but greater than the average person, a tiny flame that can ignite incredible potential. They possess the ability to fight back against the Vorid: the ability to become a Contractor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Where. Is. The. Sequel!!!!

  • By Brina on 07-21-16

Fun and funny!

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

Reviewed: 02-19-16

Great performance and well written. Combine The Magicians with Harry Potter and the Flash rolled up in a book.