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  • State of the Union

  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,604
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,181
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,174

The most unlikely terrorist enemy of all now holds a knife against the country’s throat. With both diplomatic and conventional military options swept from the table, the president calls upon Navy SEAL turned Secret Service agent Scot Harvath to disable a brilliantly orchestrated conspiracy intended to bring the United States to its knees. Teamed with beautiful Russian Intelligence agent Alexandra Ivanova and a highly trained CIA paramilitary detachment, Harvath embarks on an adrenaline-fueled search that spans the world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling!

  • By Loray on 01-31-11

A Definite Improvement

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

Reviewed: 02-01-19

The first 2 books were dreadful, I won’t rehash my reviews. I liked the previous narrator much better. I can barely understand this one and the accent is not believable for the characters. But the protagonist attitude and character is much improved. Looking forward to #4.

  • Path of the Assassin

  • A Thriller
  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
  • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,923
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,533
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,525

After rescuing the President from kidnappers, Navy SEAL turned Secret Service agent Scot Harvath shifts his attentions to rooting out, capturing or killing all those responsible for the plot. As he prepares to close out his list, a bloody and twisted trail of clues points towards one man - the world's most feared, most ruthless terrorist, Hashim Nidal. Nidal has assembled an international league of Islamic terrorist networks in an ingenious plot to topple both Israel and America.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Corny

  • By Benson Bumpkin on 10-22-13

Childish

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

Reviewed: 01-29-19

It started horribly like the first book. But 2/3s into the book Scott Harvath matured and it was tolerable. The arrogant, incessant arguing and know it all attitude. Who writes this crap ?
Again it got better at the end. The world is ending and this asshole is worrying about his sheets or getting even with a CIA agent.

  • The Lions of Lucerne

  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
  • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,490
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,929
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,908

On the snow-covered slopes of Utah, the unthinkable has just become a nightmarish reality: thirty Secret Service agents have been viciously executed and the vacationing president of the United States kidnapped by one of the most lethal terrorist organizations in the Middle East - the Fatah Revolutionary Council. But surviving agent and ex-Navy SEAL Scot Harvath doesn't believe the Fatah Revolutionary Council is responsible for the attack.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Scott Harvath

  • By Carol on 11-18-12

Horrible character

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

Reviewed: 01-26-19

I have listened to hundreds of books. I can’t remember a single character as annoying as the hero in this book. Holy cow, the author succeeded in me hoping that at any time the arrogant, smart mouth, know-it-all would be beat up or killed.

  • Sniper Elite: One Way Trip

  • A Novel
  • By: Scott McEwen, Thomas Koloniar
  • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,649
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,457
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,452

The President of the United States can’t decide how to respond to a classified video showing the Taliban’s brutal treatment of their captive - a female helicopter pilot of the Army’s elite Special Operations Aviation Regiment. Afraid that a botched rescue will further destabilize foreign policy and end his presidency, the Commander-in-Chief falters. But when the Special Ops community learns that one of their own is being tortured and will almost certainly be killed, no executive order will stop them from attempting a rescue mission.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I NEED A CIGARETTE!

  • By David on 07-30-13

Excellent, BUT good grief 30,000 “fucks”

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

Reviewed: 12-22-18

Great story, well written and well read. But I almost stopped listening 5 minutes in. Good grief, it was nothing but “ fuck fuck fucker fucking fuck fucker fucked ...”’and to change things up a little “fucking bitch bitch bitch fucked fucker fucking”

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  • A Deadly Distance

  • By: L. T. Ryan
  • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
  • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 511
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 431
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 430

Washington, DC, midday. A man waits at a bus stop, his intentions unknown. Two government operatives have been stalking him for days, waiting for him to make his move. Unexpectedly the man takes off running and heads for a deserted warehouse. Jack Noble and his partner, Frank Skinner, believe the man to be part of a terrorist organization that is involved in smuggling drugs, guns, and men into the country. But it turns out their plan involves far more export than import and hits a lot closer to home.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narration.

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-06-18

Wow ! Pretty Bad

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

Reviewed: 11-30-18

About the 2nd worst audio book in my experience. Un-emotional narration, the story is too simple, linear and unimaginative. Totally predictable. I was waiting the first half for the real story to get started and then I couldn't wait to finish this damn book so I could rate it. Rating it was the highlight of the experience.

  • The Russians and the Beast

  • The Assassin, the Grey Man and the Surgeon Series, Book 4
  • By: D C Stansfield
  • Narrated by: Paul Jenkins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9

With the demise of John Sea, the criminal mastermind who ran the North of England, the UK is wide open and considered easy pickings. The Russian mafia, guided by a senior member of the UK Secret Service, are now moving a huge criminal operation into position using a mixture of violence, extortion and bribery. Within months England will be under their control. They must be stopped. But The Assassin, the Grey Man and the Surgeon have their own problems. A one million pound contract has been put out on Surge. He is in serious trouble and must go on the run.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good story

  • By cosmitron on 10-26-18

Not Good, Sorry

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

Reviewed: 11-23-18

Disappointed with the story, monotone reading and the story too similar to the previous books.

  • Agent in Place

  • By: Mark Greaney
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,902
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,448
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,417

Fresh off his first mission back with the CIA, Court Gentry secures what seems like a cut-and-dried contract job: A group of expats in Paris hires him to kidnap the mistress of Syrian dictator Ahmed Azzam to get intel that could destabilize Azzam's regime. Court delivers Bianca Medina to the rebels, but his job doesn't end there. She soon reveals that she has given birth to a son, the only heir to Azzam's rule - and a potent threat to the Syrian president's powerful wife. Now, to get Bianca's cooperation, Court must bring her son out of Syria alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Court Gentry, baby & diaper bag hmmmm...

  • By shelley on 02-21-18

The best

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

Reviewed: 11-05-18

Having listened to all the Tom Clancy books, the Dewey Andrea’s books, this gray man book is clearly the best book I have ever listen to. Great performance and great story.

  • Trap the Devil

  • Dewey Andreas, Book 7
  • By: Ben Coes
  • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,291
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,279

A group of some of the most powerful people in the government, the military, and the private sector has begun a brutal plan to quietly take over the reins of the US government. They've begun to remove the people who stand in their way - and replace them with their own sympathizers and puppets. They've already taken out the Speaker of the House - whose death was made to look like an accidental drowning - and the president and vice president are next.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Jay Snyder show become familiar with nomenclatures

  • By Luke on 08-17-17

Low, really low

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

Reviewed: 10-25-17

Have read them all, given them good reviews. This one earned a 2-star rating from the start and had to give it a one star at the end.
Our hero can go to a range, standing with a hurt arm and a .45 cal handgun put 7 bullets in one hole at ... ready? ... 200 yards. An ignorant wrote that line. Then at the end the bad guys who have planned for decades, with a sniper rifle, scope, prone, at 200 yds misses a person.
This is insulting and poor writing, shame!

  • The War Below

  • The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan
  • By: James Scott
  • Narrated by: Donald Corren
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 839
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 778
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 776

The War Below is a dramatic account of extraordinary heroism, ingenuity, and perseverance—and the vital role American submarines played in winning the Pacific War. Focusing on the unique stories of the submarines Silversides, Drum, and Tang—and the men who skippered and crewed them—James Scott takes readers beneath the waves to experience the thrill of a direct hit on a merchant ship and the terror of depth charge attacks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding work so well researched.

  • By Betsy on 07-19-13

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 04-17-17

I am partial to non-fiction but even so, this was very interesting, well read and got lots of info I never knew about.
I rarely give a 5 star rating.

  • Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate Sacrifice

  • By: Brandon Webb, John David Mann
  • Narrated by: Charlie Ray
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,001
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,836
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,832

From Brandon Webb, Navy SEAL sniper and New York Times best-selling author, comes his account of the eight friends and fellow SEALs who made the ultimate sacrifice. As a Navy SEAL, Webb rose to the top of the world's most elite sniper corps, experiencing years of punishing training and combat missions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan. Along the way, Webb served beside, trained, and supported men he came to know not just as fellow warriors, but as friends and, eventually, as heroes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must listen

  • By NL_Guy on 05-16-15

Saddly Dissapointed

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

Reviewed: 04-01-17

Touching story of so many heroes gone too soon, Great idea. But I could not shake the feeling that the writer was self-serving. Too many axes to grind on his part in this book ... not appropriate and sounded cheap. It made me stop twice; the 3rd time I stopped the book 1 hr from the finish and moved on.
I will research where the profits from this book go, so I am not unfair, but right now I feel like not supporting this writer anymore.