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  • The Late Show

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Katherine Moennig
  • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,652
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7,965
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,928

Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns her cases over to day shift detectives. A once up-and-coming detective, she's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Noooooooooooooooooo!

  • By H. Jamieson on 08-12-17

poor narration

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

Reviewed: 09-26-17

story is ok, narration is monotone and challenging to follow at times. there is no audible distinction between character dialogue.

  • A Cool Breeze on the Underground

  • By: Don Winslow
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,433
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,205
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,205

Neal Carey is not your usual private eye. A graduate student at Columbia University, he grew up on the streets of New York, usually on the wrong side of the law. Then he met a P.I. who introduced him to the Bank, an exclusive institution with a sideline in keeping its wealthy clients happy and out of trouble. They pay Neal's college tuition, and Neal gets an education that can't be found in any textbook, from learning how to trail a suspect to mastering the proper way to search a room. Now it's payback time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Read

  • By Cody on 05-18-15

Great narration, fantastic story

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

Reviewed: 05-05-15

This book was the deal of the day on audible and the reason I purchased it. What a wonderful surprise. Don Winslow has a new fan.

  • The Burning Room

  • By: Michael Connelly
  • Narrated by: Titus Welliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,752
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,109
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,086

In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent. Now Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto, are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not up to par

  • By Patroo on 11-07-14

Not the best of the Bosch series

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

Reviewed: 03-28-15

Poor narration, flat and did not capture the story. I did not care for the ending as there was little closure and I assume questions will be answered in a follow up Bosch book.

  • Gone Girl

  • A Novel
  • By: Gillian Flynn
  • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 19 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48,474
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43,126
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43,211

It is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Demented, twisted, sick and I loved it!

  • By Theodore on 01-20-13

Great narration

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

Reviewed: 01-21-15

The story flows well and keeps the reader's interest. One moment you love the characters and the next you hate them. Lots of plot twists and turns, some are predictable and others are not.

  • The President's Pilot

  • By: Robert Gandt
  • Narrated by: Thomas Block
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 775
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 705
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 694

A year and a half into her first term as President of the United States, Libby Paulsen is in a world of trouble. Her controversial agenda has placed her in a doomsday clash with a right wing cabal led by an enigmatic Air Force general. The conspirators will stop at nothing - including assassination - to remove Libby Paulsen from office. When the cabal targets Air Force One, Libby's Presidency - and her life - rest in the hands of a maverick pilot named Pete Brand, a man with whom the President shares a long-smoldering secret.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Is everyone drunk?

  • By Mike on 02-06-15

liberally biased

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

Reviewed: 01-14-15

'Liberal good; conservative bad' is the premise of this book. Poor narration didn't help develop unlikable characters. The character of the president was so weak it would be tough to believe she could win a school board election let alone President of the United States. some of the action on air force one was interesting, but not enough to recommend reading this book.

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  • Without Fail

  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,384
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,380

Jack Reacher is approached by a Secret Service agent who needs a favor. "I want to hire you to assassinate the Vice President of the United States," she asks. She is the newly appointed head of the VP's security detail and wants Reacher to try to penetrate her team's shield. He has the skills and the stealth and no one knows him. How else can she be sure her protection is truly effective?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Series is getting better.

  • By Joseph on 12-04-10

average Lee Child

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

Reviewed: 01-11-15

Story was ok, typical Jack Reacher. For anyone familiar with firearms, they might find a few items annoying and incorrect.

  • Cold Shot

  • By: Mark Henshaw
  • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
  • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 450
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 402
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 405

The USS Vicksburg is returning home when the crew comes upon a lifeboat bearing a dead Somali pirate who shows signs of torture. Questions immediately arise: Who is this man, and which ship did he come from? Who tortured him? Soon Red Cell analysts Kyra Stryker and Jonathan Burke have traced the dead man back to an Iranian ship currently bound for Venezuela - and the ship appears to have dangerous, radioactive cargo on board.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Skip This One

  • By MICHAEL H on 11-19-14

as good as Michael Connelly

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

Reviewed: 01-02-15

If you like the Harry Bosch series you should like this book. Good international story line.

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