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  • The President Is Missing

  • By: Bill Clinton, James Patterson
  • Narrated by: Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, and others
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,559
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9,696
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,654

The White House is the home of the president of the United States, the most guarded, monitored, closely watched person in the world. So how could a US president vanish without a trace? And why would he choose to do so? An unprecedented collaboration between President Bill Clinton and the world's best-selling novelist, James Patterson, The President Is Missing is a breathtaking story from the pinnacle of power.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Wanted it to be so much better

  • By K. Moeller on 06-18-18

Worth Listening

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

Reviewed: 08-26-18

Plot a little hard to believe however enjoyable. Thought it would be full of partisan politics but it held neutral until the last chapter and the speech.

Overall I was happy I listened to the book. A big Patterson fan and he didn’t disappoint.

  • The Night Crew

  • By: Brian Haig
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 929
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 928

Five US soldiers, tasked with guarding Iraqi prisoners, stand accused of committing depraved atrocities against their charges. Drummond is assigned to defend one of them: a hardscrabble young woman who is either incredibly naive or deceptively evil...and whose incriminating photos made the case an international scandal.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I have missed Brian Haig! Glad to have him back...

  • By shelley on 03-26-15

Good Story but.....

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

Reviewed: 06-08-18

I gave the story four stars but the narrator was so dry as compared to Scott Brick who emphasized the humor of Sean Drummond the lead character. I couldn’t get into this interruption of Sean. I’ve listened to each book this series and love the characters but I want Scott Brick back, PLEASE!!

  • The Escape Artist

  • By: Brad Meltzer
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick, January LaVoy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,024
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,680
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,657

Who is Nola Brown? Nola is a mystery. Nola is trouble. And Nola is supposed to be dead. Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her commanding officer verifies she's dead. The US government confirms it. But Jim "Zig" Zigarowski has just found out the truth: Nola is still alive. And on the run.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not His Best

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-10-18

Not His Best

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

Reviewed: 03-10-18

Story was okay but hero was a little to whiney for my taste. Scott Brick did his best with the narration but the hero was written in a weak way. January was very good at her part of the narration. Having said that I still think it was worth my time and have no regrets about buying and listening to the book. I just think Brad has written much better.

33 of 35 people found this review helpful

  • Backlands

  • A Novel of the American West
  • By: Michael McGarrity
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 664
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 614
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 611

Michael McGarrity returns with the second installment of his sweeping, richly authentic New York Times best-selling American West trilogy set in the raw, untrammeled New Mexico backlands during the Roaring '20s, the Great Depression, and World War II. Hard Country, the first novel in the Kerney family trilogy and the debut prequel to his national best-selling Kevin Kerney crime novels, was critically acclaimed for its authentic, gritty realism; its sprawling, engrossing story; and its compelling, engaging characters.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Way too predictable

  • By Randall on 04-11-18

Great Story

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

Reviewed: 01-31-18

Only gave it four stars as I was disappointed in the ending. Obviously he is setting it up for the final book of the trilogy but I would have liked a better resolve to this book. Other than that it was great and well worth listening especially if you enjoyed book one.

1 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • No Second Chance

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,392
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,850
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,848

Marc Seidman awakens to find himself in an ICU, hooked up to an IV, his head swathed in bandages. Twelve days earlier, he had had an enviable life as a successful surgeon, living in a peaceful suburban neighborhood with his beautiful wife and a baby he adored. Now he lies in a hospital bed, shot by an unseen assailant. His wife has been killed, and his 6-month-old daughter, Tara, has vanished. But just when his world seems forever shattered, something arrives to give Marc a new hope: a ransom note.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really

  • By Ed on 07-05-07

One Of Harlan Corben’s Best

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

Reviewed: 01-23-18

One of Harlan Corben’s best. The hero is a little whimpy for my taste, however Scott Brick’s narrative makes up for it. The story line keeps you guessing and the twists and turns will surprise and amaze the listener.

  • Man Hunter

  • By: Dusty Rhodes
  • Narrated by: Gene Engene
  • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 395
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 352

Was it justice... or revenge? What drove a simple farmer to set out on an impossible quest after a gang of bloodthirsty killers that raped and murdered his wife and slit his small son's throat? Their trail led him halfway across the country and deep into Mexico. One by one he tracked them down and brought them to justice, sometimes at the end of a short rope, more often in front of his fast guns, and he didn't care which.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great "Manly" read. I loved it.

  • By Xavier on 02-18-12

Great Story of the Old West

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

Reviewed: 12-19-17

So good to hear a tale of real men and strong women and how they forged a life and settled a country. Nothing political or PC just rugged, hard working, people driven towards a better life. Well read and well worth hearing.

  • The Cuban Affair

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,705
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,382
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,360

Daniel Graham MacCormick - Mac for short - seems to have a pretty good life. At age 35 he's living in Key West, owner of a 42-foot charter fishing boat, The Maine. Mac served five years in the army as an infantry officer, with two tours in Afghanistan. He returned with the Silver Star, two Purple Hearts, scars that don't tan, and a boat with a big bank loan. Truth be told, Mac's finances are more than a little shaky. One day Mac is sitting in the famous Green Parrot Bar in Key West, contemplating his life....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun read with a continuous build, ok finish

  • By Virgil on 09-22-17

Highly Addictive

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

Reviewed: 09-23-17

I love all of NELSON's books. As a VN veteran I agree with his take on that war, how he honors those that served but with a reality not often found or understood unless you were there.

My favorite is of course JOHN Corey, however I did enjoy Mac in this book and especially his first mate. As far as Scott Brick's narrative, there is no better. He captures NELSON's characters perfectly.

I hope they do another JOHN Corey book and continue with Mac and make this a series also.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Devil's Punchbowl

  • By: Greg Iles
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 23 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,132
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,687
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,676

As a prosecutor in Houston, Penn Cage sent killers to death row. But as mayor of his hometown - Natchez, Mississippi - Penn will face his most dangerous threat. Urged by old friends to try to restore this fading jewel of the Old South, Penn has ridden into office on a tide of support for change. But in its quest for new jobs and fresh money, Natchez has turned to casino gambling, and now five steamboats float on the river beside the old slave market, like props from Gone With the Wind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Southern Thriller

  • By Brad on 10-01-13

Great Story

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

Reviewed: 08-29-17

Love the story as I do most of Greg Iles books. I am a fan of Dick Hill reading also; however in this case his "Southern" accent didn't work for me. When expressing fear or trepidation it sounded more like whinnying then fear. Other books he's great but as a southerner his accent or lack there of took away from the story.

  • The Survivor

  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,524
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,041
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,023

Nate Overbay, a former soldier suffering from PTSD and ALS, goes to an 11th-floor bank and climbs out the bathroom window onto the ledge, ready to end it all. But as he’s steeling himself to jump, a crew of gunmen bursts into the bank and begins viciously shooting employees and customers. With nothing to lose, Nate climbs back inside, confronts the robbers, and with his military training, starts taking them out, one by one. The last man standing leaves Nate with a cryptic warning: “He will make you pay in ways you can’t imagine.” Soon enough, Nate learns what this means.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Better than the sum of its parts

  • By Janice on 08-26-12

Hurwitz Does It Again

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

Reviewed: 03-06-17

Could not stop listening. Great story, well written and read superbly by Scott Brick. Exciting story with many surprises. Well worth both cost of audio and the time to listen.

  • The Old Man

  • By: Thomas Perry
  • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
  • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,152
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,754
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,739

To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree in Vermont with two big mutts and a grown daughter he keeps in touch with by phone. But most 60-year-old widowers don't have multiple driver's licenses, savings stockpiled in banks across the country, and a bugout kit with two Beretta Nanos stashed in the spare bedroom closet. Most have not spent decades on the run.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The 'old man' is not old!

  • By Wayne on 08-15-17

Exciting story

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

Reviewed: 01-07-17

Finally a book where the hero is older and can still handle himself. Was disappointed about his relationship with Zoe which I will not detail as to not spoil the story. Would have given it a four star rating if not for that and choice of narrator. He could get a little boring but I couldn't say he was bad just not as exciting as he could have been at times. Still I would recommend this book.

13 of 18 people found this review helpful