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Stephen Snead

NORTHPORT, AL, United States
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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 15,294
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,054
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,023

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.

  • Salem's Lot

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Stephen King
  • Length: 17 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,734
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,872
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,855

Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and that his hometown is under siege by forces of darkness far beyond his control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Performance of an Excellent Story

  • By Tami on 10-02-12

The best of Stephen King

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

Reviewed: 10-08-18

Well done performance by the reader. This book is why I became a Constant Reader.

  • Dirty White Boys

  • By: Stephen Hunter
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 411
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326

Lamar Pye has escaped from Oklahoma State Penitentiary, accompanied by his idiot cousin and a vicious but cowardly artist. To have stayed in prison was certain death, but his chances on the outside are not much greater: his excesses know no bounds - one killing follows another. But one murder brings his nemesis upon him: Bud Pewtie of the Highway Patrol loses his partner in a blood-soaked shoot-out with Lamar, and from that moment on, nothing will stop him from getting even.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is fantastic

  • By Cory on 08-13-12

It seemed to struggle between action and romance.

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

Reviewed: 08-18-18

The author couldn't seem to decide between a good action novel or a mediocre romance novel. The characters were vivid at times but not likable. if I heard "Oh Bud" from a female character to the "hero" of the story one more time I think I may have thrown up. The narration was good and the basic story was pretty good. lot's of action. I'm no language prude but Day-um. Every other word was G.D this and G.D. that. The author sounded like a 13 year old trying out a new cuss word. yep. we get dude. you can say GD really well.

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  • The Fourth Monkey

  • By: J. D. Barker
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini, Graham Winton
  • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,377
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,073
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,063

Se7en meets The Silence of the Lambs in this dark and twisting novel from the author Jeffery Deaver called "a talented writer with a delightfully devious mind". For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one that proves he has taken another victim, who may still be alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Twisted Knives And Killer Humor

  • By Charles Atkinson on 08-15-17

Serial killer and part demented Adams Family

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

Reviewed: 08-10-18

The diary of the killer was at times like reading about a demented Adam's family.

  • The Spirit of '76

  • From Politics to Technology, the Year America Went Rock & Roll
  • By: David Browne
  • Narrated by: Eric Martin
  • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4

Based on extensive research and interviews with some of the participants, Browne - a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and author of Fire and Rain and Dream Brother - vividly chronicles the year America went rock & roll in everything from politics to technology. The Spirit of '76 will make you think anew about an under-appreciated moment in the country - and will make you wonder if its optimistic, can-do spirit of reinvention and renewal will ever come again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • narrator has no passion.

  • By Stephen Snead on 07-17-18

narrator has no passion.

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

Reviewed: 07-17-18

A lot of over hyped angst. I wondered if the writer was around in 76.

  • Bag of Bones

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Stephen King
  • Length: 21 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,693
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,691

Even four years after the sudden death of his wife, best selling novelist Mike Noonan can't stop grieving, nor can he return to his writing. He moves into his isolated house by the lake, which becomes the site of ghostly visitations, ever-escalating nightmares, and the sudden recovery of his writing ability. What are the forces that have been unleashed here - and what do they want of Mike Noonan?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best I've read by Stephen King.

  • By Joseph on 11-06-08

Great ghost story.

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

really pulls you in. mainly because although improbable it's not impossible. well written characters, places

  • Killing Floor

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 17 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,366
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,672
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,641

Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He's just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he's arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn't kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn't stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Even if you have it GET THIS ONE!!

  • By shelley on 10-30-15

I've been wanting to read a Jack Reacher novel.

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

Reviewed: 01-19-18

lot's of action. The reader does an excellent job. plot moves along. I recommend it.

  • Sleeping Beauties

  • A Novel
  • By: Stephen King, Owen King
  • Narrated by: Marin Ireland
  • Length: 25 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,602
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,932
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,892

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: They become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place.... The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • The first Stephen King novel I didn't finish

  • By Pete on 09-09-18

meh.

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

Reviewed: 12-26-17

Struggled to finish. as a constant reader I have rarely said this: the book should be half as long. plot became contrived and predictable.

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  • The Meditation Experience: Listening to Your Psychic Soul, Vol. 3

  • By: Judith Pennington
  • Narrated by: Judith Pennington
  • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Journey into the light and sound of your psychic soul for profound insights into your life and destiny. Harpist Judith Pennington, a world authority on the brain waves of the awakened mind, sings and gently guides you through three tracks, each with a different focus.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • She has done it!

  • By LAZA2011 on 10-15-11

I listen often.

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

Reviewed: 12-15-17

I discovered Judith Pennington through Audible Channels. Very calming voice. I highly recommend her work.

  • Christine

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham
  • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,518
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,412
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,412

Evil is alive in Libertyville. It inhabits a custom-painted red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury named Christine and young Arnold Cunningham, who buys it. Along with Arnold's girlfriend, Leigh Cabot, Dennis Guilder attempts to find out the real truth behind Christine and finds more than he bargained for: From murder to suicide, there's a peculiar feeling that surrounds Christine - she gets revenge on anyone standing in her path. Can Dennis save Arnold from the wrath of Christine?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story and Nice Performance

  • By Lee R on 04-19-16

Vintage Stephen King.

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

Reviewed: 06-01-17

the narration is excellent. the story reminds me of the old EC horror comics. excellent.