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  • Matter of Trust

  • By: Sydney Bauer
  • Narrated by: Bill Ten Eyck
  • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 36
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15

It's been a long time since criminal defence attorney David Cavanaugh has heard his childhood friend Chris Kincaid speak of Marilyn Maloney; for hers is a name from the past, from a time when David, Chris, and the third in the gang of three, Mike, vowed never to let a girl get in the way of their friendship. But now Chris is the "successful, happily married US Senator for New Jersey", and when he pleads with David to return home to help him locate the girl he "used" to love, David reluctantly agrees..

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • So very bad

  • By virginia on 09-29-10

Narrator is the best!

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

Reviewed: 10-31-18

After listening to hundreds of books, I can assure you that Bill Ten Eyck is the best!

  • The Shadow Contract

  • Colin Pearce Series, Book 4
  • By: Chris Broyhill
  • Narrated by: Randall R. Rocke
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 36
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

For the last year, an elusive assassin, code-named The Shadow, has evaded counter-intelligence and law enforcement agencies around the world. During that time, 50 people have been killed with long-range, precisely-placed shots taken from the assassin’s .50 caliber rifle. The CIA knows the assassin is using a private jet to travel between targets, so Pearce’s handlers call on his unique talents to help them get closer to the killer.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • avoid

  • By Lynn on 04-01-18

avoid

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

Reviewed: 04-01-18

This was the first of this series I've read. The story was engaging but the narrator is AWFUL. If there was a negative star rating, he would be at the bottom.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Fire and Fury

  • Inside the Trump White House
  • By: Michael Wolff
  • Narrated by: Michael Wolff, Holter Graham
  • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20,769
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,611
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,511

With extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine months of the most controversial presidency of our time in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, the country—and the world—has witnessed a stormy, outrageous, and absolutely mesmerizing presidential term that reflects the volatility and fierceness of the man elected Commander-in-Chief.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not as credible as one would like.

  • By Jerry R. Nokes Jr. on 01-29-18

performance

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

Reviewed: 01-08-18

The narrator needs to learn correct pronunciation. Other than that distraction, this is a frightening book.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Breach of Power

  • By: Chuck Barrett
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 427
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 381
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 377

A hiker finds a journal deep inside a glacier that was lost during World War II. On its frozen pages are etched the secret locations of treasures lost since the 1940s. But something more ominous is scribed in the journal, something that threatens the Presidency of the United States.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Now one of my New Favorite Authors

  • By shelley on 12-27-13

Georgia town

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

Reviewed: 03-31-17

The narration would have rated 5 stars had Scott Brick taken the time to learn the correct pronunciation of "Dahlonega."

  • Pegasus Down

  • A Donovan Nash Thriller
  • By: Philip Donlay
  • Narrated by: Randall R. Rocke
  • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

A CIA-operated jet on a clandestine mission disappears in Eastern Europe. No mayday, no wreckage, and no known survivors. No way to know if the top-secret extraction of a key American scientist from Slovakia, or his liberator, Dr. Lauren McKenna, code name Pegasus, are dead or alive. Donovan Nash's precarious world is rocked when word reaches him that his wife, Lauren, is missing in Eastern Europe. Using his millions, and fueled by the fear of losing his wife, Donovan and company cut a swath through Austria and Hungary.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Pegasus Down

  • By KS on 10-21-17

Couldn't Finish

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

Reviewed: 08-13-16

This is by far the worst narrator I've ever heard. I've listed to all the others in this series but if Randall Rocket ever narrates another one, I'll skip it.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Five Presidents

  • My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford
  • By: Clint Hill, Lisa McCubbin
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 725
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 653

Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his 17 years protecting the most powerful office in the nation. Hill walked alongside Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford, seeing them through a long, tumultuous era - the Cold War; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy; the Vietnam War; Watergate; and the resignations of Spiro Agnew and Richard M. Nixon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • True American Hero

  • By Robert on 05-21-16

Narration flawed by mispronunciation.

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

Reviewed: 05-08-16

As one who was glued to the television during the Watergate hearings, I was distracted from the story by the narrator who didn't bother to find out the correct pronunciation of the names of people and places.

11 of 13 people found this review helpful

  • First Women

  • The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies
  • By: Kate Andersen Brower
  • Narrated by: Karen White
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 438
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 394
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 396

In one of the most underestimated - and challenging - positions in the world, the first lady of the United States must be many things: an inspiring leader with a forward-thinking agenda of her own; a savvy politician, skilled at navigating the treacherous rapids of Washington; a wife and mother operating under constant scrutiny; and an able CEO responsible for the smooth operation of countless services and special events at the White House.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Who is missing?

  • By Southern belle on 05-07-16

Rosalynn is pronounced with a long O.

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

Reviewed: 04-16-16

The narrator did not take the time to learn how to pronounce Rosalynn Carter's name. Because I have the same name with the same pronunciation, I cringed every time it was spoken. The story was difficult to follow at times because the narrator did not take the time to pause before an anecdote about another First Lady.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Aftershock

  • A Donovan Nash Novel
  • By: Philip Donlay
  • Narrated by: Ward Paxton
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

The flames of Donovan Nash's worst nightmare are fanned to life when Stephanie VanGelder, one of those closest to him, is kidnapped in the volcanic powder keg of a lawless Guatemala. With help from his inner circle that includes his estranged wife, Dr. Lauren McKenna, Donovan races headlong into the world of corruption and deception. Battling the kidnappers, as well as the deadly gas and lava from the impending eruption of a volcano, Donovan only has one chance to save Stephanie.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good suspense novel that drags on forever!

  • By Wayne on 05-14-16

Redundancy

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

Reviewed: 03-03-16

It was a struggle to fish this book for two reasons. one was the poor narration and the other was the too much repetition of Donovan's past. the first two books in this series were interesting but I won't be listening to any more.