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  • Dog Days of War

  • Zombie Fallout 12
  • By: Mark Tufo
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,015
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 967
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 965

The Talbot clan has settled in to life at Etna Station. Mike has earned the rank of Lieutenant, but there’s no time to rest. Colonel Bennington has ordered Mike and his squad of misfits on a secretive mission to New York City, where they are tasked to complete a complicated rescue that rapidly becomes nearly impossible to accomplish. Cut off from all support, they face what may be the single most dangerous threat to all mankind as a super predator emerges from the rubble of the once vibrant city, now a broken shadow of its former self.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • YES YES YES GARON WHITED CAMEO IN THE EPILOGUE

  • By cody edelen on 05-29-19

Tufo is the best!

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

Reviewed: 06-09-19

I absolutely loved this book. When Mike and BT are together, you know you'll get plenty of action and humor. There are many LOL moments...seemed like more than usual. Sean Runnette is the best narrator.

Mike's "asides", when he speaks of plastic wrap, insurance, cauliflower mashed potatoes, and dogs, are so relatable!! Memories of the gold Speedo made laugh.

After all that, there was also a story. No spoilers here!
I can't wait for ZF 13. This is my favorite series of all Mark Tufo's series.

In the After Part 1 audiobook cover art
  • In the After Part 1

  • By: Demitria Lunetta
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
  • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Amy is watching TV when the world is attacked by Them. Most of the population is overtaken, but Amy manages to survive - and even rescue "Baby" a toddler she finds in an abandoned supermarket. Then, after years of hiding, they are miraculously rescued and taken to New Hope, a colony of survivors living in a former government research compound. While at first the colony seems like a dream, with plenty of food, safety, and shelter, New Hope slowly reveals that it is far from ideal. And Amy soon realizes that unless things change, she'll lose Baby - and much more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Lady in Red on 06-05-19

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 06-05-19

This almost 70 year old loved this YA story. It kept me on the edge of my seat. Not many books do that anymore. I thought I knew what was happening, but it was still fun and exciting!

  • Truth and Lies

  • A DI Amy Winter Thriller, Book 1
  • By: Caroline Mitchell
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,888
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,562
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,550

DI Amy Winter is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her highly respected police officer father. But when a letter arrives from the prison cell of Lillian Grimes, one half of a notorious husband-and-wife serial-killer team, it contains a revelation that will tear her life apart. Responsible for a string of heinous killings decades ago, Lillian is pure evil. A psychopathic murderer. And Amy’s biological mother. Now, she is ready to reveal the location of three of her victims - but only if Amy plays along with her twisted game.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Riveting Story

  • By Lia on 12-26-18

A little too much

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

Reviewed: 05-29-19

Too much of the whispering voice.
Too many coincidences.
Elaine? Is that you?
No spoilers.

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  • Valhalla

  • A Shrouded World, Book 4
  • By: Mark Tufo, John O'Brien
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 899
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 862
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 857

In this explosive fourth installment of the popular A Shrouded World Series, Jack is seemingly back from the dead. Mike and Trip are in a desperate bid to help their friend before he falls victim to whatever is plaguing the inhabitants of Valhalla. New enemies are exposed along with new found friends, but will it be enough to stop the tides of time? Follow along, as our heroes embark on their most dangerous quest yet. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great story but felt like half a book.

  • By Greg Kennedy on 10-30-18

Trippin'

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

Reviewed: 05-23-19

I love Trip. He's probably my favorite character ever. Trip and Mike are great together.
Okay I'm confused. The first half of the book was really good. Then I felt like I was reading a different book. First half was like somebody had smoked a fattie or two. Second half was like somebody dropped acid. Maybe I'm the one who dropped the acid.
I recommend Part 4 because it's a Tufo book and they're all intertwined. Do it!

  • Convergence

  • A Shrouded World, Book 3
  • By: John O'Brien, Mark Tufo
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,142
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,093
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,090

Having survived Atlantis, the town of Indian Hill beckons. As Mike and Trip make their way toward Indian Hill and are in search of some much needed answers, Jack is fast on their heels. It is a dangerous journey fraught with all manner of creatures. Zombies, Night Runners and the Alien Whistlers do their best to prevent the trio from ever going home again. The Whistlers are constantly roaming the wilds in search of food, the zombies gather in large groups, and the night runners own the night.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great pairing of authors

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 01-30-18

Trip!!

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

Reviewed: 05-17-19

This is my favorite of the first 3 books. A lot of thrills and excitement! Trip is sooo funny...and serious. I love his interactions with Mike. The visuals of Trip are unforgettable...sometimes unfortunately! I can't wait to listen to the next one. Sean Runnette is a great narrator.

  • Twelve Angry Men

  • By: Reginald Rose
  • Narrated by: Dan Castellaneta, Hector Elizondo, Armin Shimerman
  • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,524
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,511

Over the course of a steamy and tense afternoon, 12 jurors deliberate the fate of a 19-year-old boy alleged to have murdered his own father. A seemingly open and shut case turns complicated, igniting passions and hidden prejudices.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • OMG....I loved this dramatization!

  • By Debi Ursery on 04-06-12

Omit the laugh track

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

Reviewed: 05-11-19

This would be so much better without the ridiculous laughter. Every time it got going the annoying laughter would start. Too bad they had an audience of morons!
The performances were very good. The underlying story is still relevant today, which is anything but funny. I could picture the orange buffoon sitting in our White House spewing those vile comments.

  • Atlantis

  • A Shrouded World, Book 2
  • By: Mark Tufo, John O'Brien
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,633
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,539
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,533

Jack, Mike and Trip were ripped from their loved ones and thrown into a dangerous world they know nothing about, relentlessly pursued by Night Runners, Zombies and terrifying new creatures known only as Whistlers.

Like their own worlds, civilization has collapsed and danger lurks around every corner. The trio can do nothing but march forward and attempt to find some answers - some way to escape from the nightmare. Seeking only to return to their families, they must navigate through the unknown.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining

  • By SavyEstyMom of 2 on 10-13-15

Oh what happened?

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

Reviewed: 05-11-19

As always, Trip is the best! I love his interactions with Talbot. Always hilarious. I loved Sean Runnette's narration.
BUT...other than Trip...boring! It seemed to go on and on and never got anywhere. Jack...no thanks. I'm gonna have a hard time listening to books 3 and 4, which I already bought, if the story doesn't pick up and go somewhere. Sorry to say these things, but being honest.

  • Whistlers

  • A Shrouded World, Book 1
  • By: Mark Tufo, John O'Brien
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,063
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,934
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,930

Jack Walker and Michael Talbot come from two worlds; the same, yet different. They both find themselves transported into an alien one, where things aren’t as they seem. While it appears similar to the ones they come from, there are some terrifying differences. Is it a dream? Or has reality been somehow warped? Jack comes from a world filled with nocturnal creatures that were once human, but now seek to destroy the last vestiges of humanity.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fun but lacks direction

  • By Drew (@drewsant) on 07-25-15

Fun with Trip

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

Reviewed: 05-11-19

I thought the book was pretty good, especially Trip! I laughed until I cried every time he appeared. I always enjoy listening to Sean Runnette...he IS Talbot! This was my first book with Jack or is it Yack! Maybe Zack? LOL

  • The Thinnest Air

  • By: Minka Kent
  • Narrated by: Brittany Wilkerson, Emily Cauldwell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 617
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 539
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 536

Meredith Price is the luckiest woman alive. Her husband, Andrew, is a charming and successful financial broker. She has two lovely stepchildren and is living in affluence in a mountain resort town. After three years of marriage, Meredith’s life has become predictable. Until the day she disappears. Her car has been discovered in a grocery store parking lot - purse and phone undisturbed on the passenger seat, keys in the ignition, no sign of struggle, and no evidence of foul play. It’s as if she vanished into thin air.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not worth the money

  • By Lisa Willett on 07-11-18

Finally finished

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

Reviewed: 05-05-19

That was bad! I'm retired and normally a book that length takes about 2 days to finish. This took 5 days because I kept falling asleep. The characters were not likable. The narrator for Meredith made my head hurt. She sounded like the snooty women I avoided in the Bay Area, actually in Pleasanton. I wanted to stop listening, but I hoped it would get better. There was about an hour toward the end that I almost enjoyed. I kept hoping for an avalanche. No such luck!

  • What Have You Done

  • By: Matthew Farrell
  • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,011
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,796
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,791

When a mutilated body is found hanging in a seedy motel in Philadelphia, forensics specialist Liam Dwyer assumes the crime scene will be business as usual. Instead, the victim turns out to be a woman he’d had an affair with before breaking it off to save his marriage. But there’s a bigger problem: Liam has no memory of where he was or what he did on the night of the murder. Panicked, Liam turns to his brother, Sean, a homicide detective. Sean has his back, but incriminating evidence keeps piling up. From fingerprints to DNA, everything points to Liam....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Slow start but ramps up

  • By MARIA on 01-03-19

Just OK

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

Reviewed: 04-21-19

The narrator made me crazy. I almost gave up about 3 hours into it, but held on until it got better. The narrator seemed to emphasize the wrong words at times. The story got better with all the twists and turns that were actually pretty obvious. No more of this author or narrator for me.

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