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NORTHPORT, AL, United States
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  • Another Man's Moccasins

  • A Walt Longmire Mystery
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,613
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,915
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,889

Craig Johnson's mystery stories have earned him an esteemed position in the pantheon of contemporary crime novelists. In this fourth installment, Longmire is called to investigate a dead Vietnamese girl found along the Wyoming highway.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best writer and the best reader get together

  • By Patroo on 09-30-08

Another great performance by Guidall

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

Reviewed: 04-15-19

Great for commuting, walking or just drinking a cup of coffee. I keep choosing Audible over the reading of the book in large part due to the narration of George Guidall. He seems to know the characters and voices each as an individual and not a monotonous drone. This story flashes back to Longmire's Vietnam service as well as modern day Wyoming. Craig Johnson drew me in to both stories.

  • Open Season

  • A Joe Pickett Novel
  • By: C. J. Box
  • Narrated by: David Chandler
  • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,971
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,484
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,460

Joe Pickett is the new game warden in Twelve Sleep, Wyoming, a town where nearly everyone hunts and the game warden—especially one like Joe who won't take bribes or look the other way—is far from popular. When he finds a local hunting outfitter dead, splayed out on the woodpile behind his state-owned home, he takes it personally. There had to be a reason that the outfitter, with whom he's had run-ins before, chose his backyard, his woodpile to die in.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As refreshing as sunrise in the mountains

  • By AudioAddict on 10-02-16

looking forward to the evolution of this character

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

Reviewed: 04-01-19

As a fan of the Longmire novels I kept hearing about this writer and series. I didn't find it as fun or immersive as Johnson's Longmire but it's a really well done first outing. I'm glad I started at the beginning. I have a lot of good listening ahead of me. The performance of the narrative was almost flawless.

  • Kindness Goes Unpunished

  • A Walt Longmire Mystery
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,788
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,038
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,010

Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mysteries are critically acclaimed. Longmire's third outing takes him from Wyoming to Philadelphia to investigate a brutal assault on his daughter, Cady. Walt believes her ex-boyfriend is behind the crime and searches him out. But when he turns up dead, Walt is back to square one.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Okay, so I'm a little in love ...

  • By C. A. Gelsinger on 07-30-12

well done. But, miss Wyoming.

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

Reviewed: 03-13-19

well done and the performance by Guidall is as always pitch perfect. still it isn't the same as the color and flavor of the West. I think Stephen King once said "wrote what you know." Craig Johnson knows Wyoming and the West.

  • Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Danny Robins
  • Narrated by: Danny Robins
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,042
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9,140
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,125

This is the story of one of the greatest records ever made - Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison - and its shocking and tragic aftermath. Join award-winning journalist Danny Robins on the 50th anniversary of the album as he takes you on a road trip back to 1968, a pivotal year in US history, to investigate the dramatic and unlikely friendship between Johnny Cash, American icon, and Glen Sherley, armed robber and Folsom inmate, and how that friendship was violently torn apart. 

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Tabloid Presentation

  • By Empressive on 02-02-19

Interesting but not ultimately engaging.

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

Reviewed: 03-06-19

Didn't really learn a lot to cause me to follow up on. Still it was interesting and bitter in parts. I've heard some complain about the narration. i did find the English accent describing a Southern American Icon a little off putting but hey, it was done with much respect for the subject matter. All in all it kept me company in my commute from work for a couple of days.

  • Black Light

  • Bob Lee Swagger, Book 2
  • By: Stephen Hunter
  • Narrated by: Jon Lindstrom
  • Length: 18 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 281

On a remote Arizona ranch, a man who has known loss, fear, and war weeps for the first time since he was a child. His tears are for the father taken from him four decades before in a deadly shoot-out. And his grief will lead him back to the place where he was born, where his father died, and where a brutal conspiracy is about to explode.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By Denton on 05-26-17

narrator sounds like Foghorn Leghorn.

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

Reviewed: 01-17-19

The story is page turning good. The author knows his guns and researched the world of his story. The narrator has a great speaking voice but for some reason. He voices southern men as the voice of the old cartoon character "Foghorn Leghorn" the rooster from Looney tunes. I'm from Alabama and his problem is he thinks all southern people city, country, southeast or southwest speak the same way. But, the story itself? Highly recommended.

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  • Death Without Company

  • A Walt Longmire Mystery
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,228
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,263
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,242

When an elderly local woman is found poisoned, Sheriff Walt Longmire begins an investigation that soon has him ensnared in a deadly spider's web. From Craig Johnson, author of the acclaimed novel The Cold Dish, comes this enthralling Sheriff Longmire mystery. With a distinctive literary flair, Johnson leads us into the wide open space of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a wonderful find!

  • By Laura Harley on 10-04-07

Another good one.

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

Reviewed: 12-23-18

Another strong performance by George Guidall. Another good story by Craig Johnson. I discovered this series on Audible and it's a good ride so far. Highly recommended if you like the small town but seemingly endless territory of Wyoming and the West. Characters are well drawn and sucks you in to their individual stories and motives.

  • The Cold Dish

  • A Walt Longmire Mystery
  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,262
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,658
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,637

Introducing Wyoming's Sheriff Walt Longmire in this riveting novel from the New York Times best-selling author of Dry Bones, the first in the Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire. Johnson draws on his deep attachment to the American West to produce a literary mystery of stunning authenticity, full of memorable characters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not Your Ordinary Western Novel (Series)

  • By Dataman on 09-12-12

Another good modern action western.

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

Reviewed: 11-16-18

I plan on checking out the Longmire TV series. This was well written with good characters that you get attached to. I thought I knew who done it about the last 4 chapters. But, I didn't. 👏 Also George Guidall is excellent at reading it. He has really good voice inflection for different characters and doesn't do that orgasmic fuzzy headed whisper like some male narrator's do when the character is female.

  • No Country for Old Men

  • By: Cormac McCarthy
  • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
  • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,298
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,602
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,614

Cormac McCarthy, best-selling author of National Book Award winner All the Pretty Horses, delivers his first new novel in seven years. Written in muscular prose, No Country for Old Men is a powerful tale of the West that moves at a blistering pace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Typical McCarthy: SUPERB

  • By David on 02-21-08

Hooked from the start.

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

Reviewed: 11-07-18

Starts out with a man, an Antelope and a rifle. Good modern western crime novel with an unsatisfying ending. great performance by the narrator.

  • Elevation

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Stephen King
  • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,802
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,544
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,530

Although Scott Carey doesn’t look any different, he’s been steadily losing weight. There are a couple of other odd things, too. He weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no matter how heavy they are. Scott doesn’t want to be poked and prodded. He mostly just wants someone else to know, and he trusts Doctor Bob Ellis. In the small town of Castle Rock, the setting of many of King’s most iconic stories, Scott is engaged in a low-grade - but escalating - battle with the lesbians next door whose dog regularly drops his business on Scott’s lawn. One of the women is friendly; the other, cold as ice.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible

  • By Marine C. on 01-13-19

Happy Crappy

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

Reviewed: 10-31-18

it's kind of politically correct but also real world correct. The supernatural aspect isn't really explained and the doctor character makes an observation about the nature of the experience that in the old day's Uncle Stevie would have fleshed out into a longer book. Still not bad and I loved his reading of it.

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  • American Assassin

  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,001
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,698
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,664

Before he was considered a CIA superagent, before he was thought of as a terrorist's worst nightmare, and before he was both loathed and admired by the politicians on Capitol Hill, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college athlete without a care in the world...and then tragedy struck.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Twenty Questions

  • By Toulon Belle on 11-22-15

fast moving action.

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

Reviewed: 10-18-18

Enjoyed this one. I was looking for a companion story for the Jack Reacher novels. I think Rapp fits the bill.