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  • Breakthrough

  • The Great Martian War, Book 2
  • By: Scott Washburn
  • Narrated by: Ray Greenley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

This is the second of the three-part series covering the opening salvo of the Great Martian Invasion. US forces recover from the initial shock of the Martian invasion of the Southwest and attempt to set up a defensive line along the Mississippi. The best minds in the US try to come up with ways to defeat the Martians using the little captured technology available to them. Meanwhile, President Roosevelt tries to rally world leaders to aid in stopping the invaders.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Martians are entrenched!

  • By Spudboy on 03-20-17

Great story great narration.

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

Reviewed: 02-01-17

Would you listen to Breakthrough again? Why?

You bet have already listened to it 3 times. Will do it again. Will listen to the 1st book again also.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Nicola Tesla. He just seems right.

Which scene was your favorite?

Shelling the tripod with train wrecked field gun.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The second destruction of the defence forces.

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  • The Great Martian War: Invasion

  • By: Scott Washburn
  • Narrated by: Ray Greenley
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 63
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

Following the initial Martian invasion of England, President Theodore Roosevelt tries to prepare the United States for the potential of another Martian incursion. As the possibility of a stronger invasion is increasingly clear, the US government tries to mobilize nations to share information and technology to defend humanity. Newly minted ordinance officer Andrew Comstock has been placed in charge of developing new technology that has to be tested on the fly in a race against time if humanity is to survive.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Great Martian

  • By jey cee on 12-13-16

Well read, great story

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

Reviewed: 11-13-16

What made the experience of listening to The Great Martian War: Invasion the most enjoyable?

Well written, well read. Good and well developed characters. The story follows HG Wells concepts closely. In that context it is a logical and well thought out sequel.

What other book might you compare The Great Martian War: Invasion to and why?

It is difficult not to compare this with the original, I think it holds up pretty well.

Have you listened to any of Ray Greenley’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have listened to all of Ray's books, this may well be the best.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Got a real kick out the the conversation with Nicola Tesla. Looking forward the use of his static machine against the Martians.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Seabound

  • Seabound Chronicles, Book 1
  • By: Jordan Rivet
  • Narrated by: Ray Greenley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 42

When an apocalyptic catastrophe decimates the land, a lucky few escape on a souped-up cruise ship called the Catalina. After 16 years, the strain begins to show in a floating world of distrust and shifting allegiances. A young mechanic named Esther wants to prove herself, but she tends to bash things up in the name of progress. When disaster strikes the Catalina on Esther's watch, she must risk everything to fix her mistake. She sails in search of help and encounters a mysterious metropolis called the Galaxy Flotilla.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent post-apocalyptic book!

  • By Todd (Toad) Vogel on 03-03-17

Great story, great naration

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

Reviewed: 09-10-16

Would you consider the audio edition of Seabound to be better than the print version?

Haven't read the print version

What did you like best about this story?

The overall situation intrigued me. Post apocalyptic but no zombies!

What about Ray Greenley’s performance did you like?

His characters have consistent unique voices, no doubt as to who is talking. Good reading in general

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Your pleasure cruse has been extended!

Any additional comments?

Good story, good characters, good narration..

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Insidious

  • Jet Black, Book 2
  • By: T.S. Littlefield
  • Narrated by: Ray Greenley
  • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 23

The story of Jet Black continues, and more of the mystery unfolds as Jet and his friends prepare to rescue the remaining children held at Miracle Manor by the sinister Dr. Drexler.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • This is pretty darn good story

  • By AudioBook Reviewer on 03-24-16

Is that fair?

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

Reviewed: 03-03-16

Where does Insidious rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

2, really insufficient data for a meaningful ranking.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

Jets escape from his bonds on the table. I find wishing your way out of tough situations to be a bit of a cheat. But then it looks as if this story is relying heavily on some form of spiritualism. Personally my interests lie in the physical world and I like my solutions to be there as well.`

Which character – as performed by Ray Greenley – was your favorite?

Jet.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Would have been nice but I had to break it up, managed to get it listened to in a single day.

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  • The Red Jacket

  • By: Rita Hestand
  • Narrated by: Ray Greenley
  • Length: 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

Jeremy Michael Myers was my friend. We walked home from school together. Then one day, everything changed, and I had to decide if Jeremy was still my friend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Patsy on 04-29-16

Touching

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

Reviewed: 02-09-16

Would you listen to The Red Jacket again? Why?

Yes, it is a short but meaningful story, well written and well read.

What did you like best about this story?

The realness and accessibility of the the characters.

Which scene was your favorite?

Running towards the train..

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Sometimes the obvious does not tell the whole story.

Any additional comments?

A great listen.

  • The Unreconstructed M and Other Stories

  • By: Philip K Dick
  • Narrated by: Ray Greenley
  • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

What if...a machine could murder one person while implicating another for the crime? An alien being looked like livestock but spoke like a philosopher? Earth was ruined by war, and Mars was humanity's only hope? Robots were created to wage an unending war on the ravaged surface of Earth while man hid underground? Peeking into the future showed a worse result with each look?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thought provoking short stories

  • By Spudboy on 10-25-16

Great set of well read stories

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

Reviewed: 12-09-15

What did you love best about The Unreconstructed M and Other Stories?

These are old SiFi stories that do not get the attention they deserve, It is surprising that stories written in the '50s can sill be relevant. Mars colonization, discrimination, and endless war all issues we continue to deal with in the 21st century. Great stories.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Unreconstructed M and Other Stories?

Each story has it's moment. So far "Beyond Lies the Wup" is my favorite story. great ending.

What does Ray Greenley bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Ray has a great voice and is easy to listen to. He manages to add life to every thing he reads.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The totality of it. Again great stories that simply do not get the visibility they deserve.

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  • The Atomic Sea: Part Three

  • By: Jack Conner
  • Narrated by: Ray Greenley
  • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

A thousand years ago, the sea began to change, and the change spread. Now the boiling, toxic, lightning-wreathed Atomic Sea has encompassed every ocean on the planet, and the creatures that live in it have become mutated and unnatural. The sea's taint can infect any human who comes in contact with it or with unprocessed seafood, killing them...or altering them. No one knows why the sea has become this way or what it portends, only that it has irrevocably changed the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent addition to the series!

  • By DabOfDarkness on 03-26-17

Good story, good characters, great narration!.

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

Reviewed: 09-18-15

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, Just the narration is sufficient reason, but the story is worth the listen as well.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

Mr.Conner has created an interesting world. In someways I am seeing it as a steampunk world, with a mix of archaic technology and modern. The colorful characters would also do well as Steampunks. I remain a bit puzzled by the history of this world, with 3 moons it is clearly not earth, but the characters seem to be unaware of alien lifeforms, Even though their gods are alien.

Have you listened to any of Ray Greenley’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I enjoy listening to Ray read, may be a bit prejudiced though, he is my son afterall! I have listened to all of his audio books... several times.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I was a bit shocked by Avery's diet in this book.