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  • Cold Vengeance

  • By: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
  • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,601
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,001
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,996

Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple. As he stalks his wife's betrayers-a chase that takes him from the wild moors of Scotland to the bustling streets of New York City and the darkest bayous of Louisiana - he is also forced to dig further into Helen's past. And he is stunned to learn that Helen may have been a collaborator in her own murder.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Powerful Buildup -- Best Pendergast Series Yet!

  • By GH on 11-18-12

Not my favorite Pendergast

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-19-11

I've read all the Pendergast books and thought this was pretty good but I noticed small flaws and credibility issues throughout the story. It did seem to be more violent than previous novels which I found surprising. Good narrration by Rene and it kept me entertained. Didn't like the ending, it was so abrupt with loose ends.

  • The Sixth Man

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,335
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,210
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,211

Edgar Roy - an alleged serial killer held in a secure, fortress-like Federal Supermax facility-is awaiting trial. He faces almost certain conviction. Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are called in by Roy's attorney, Sean's old friend and mentor Ted Bergin, to help work the case. But their investigation is derailed before it begins-en route to their first meeting with Bergin, Sean and Michelle find him murdered. It is now up to them to ask the questions no one seems to want answered....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite Baldacci Books

  • By Ronda Snyder on 04-22-11

Good story, terrible female narration/character

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-02-11

I'm not sure what was worse, the dialog of Michelle or the narration, both made her character snarky and sarcastic. Her one-liners seemed completely unrealistic and on top of that, bad narration.....very difficult to listen to. Probably better to read this one since the story was pretty good.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Now You See Her

  • By: James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge
  • Narrated by: Elaina Erika Davis
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,279
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 891
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 910

A successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York - including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past. But when an innocent man is framed for murder, she knows that she can't let him pay for the real killer's crimes.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Stop soundtracks NOW

  • By Robert on 07-20-11

Entertaining

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-11-11

I thought this was a pretty good book for the most part. I didn't really care for the narrator at first, but as the story line picked up, I found I was no longer annoyed by her voice.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Fall of Giants

  • The Century Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 30 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,077
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,053
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,021

Ken Follett's World Without End was a global phenomenon, a work of grand historical sweep beloved by millions of readers and acclaimed by critics. Fall of Giants is his magnificent new historical epic. The first novel in The Century Trilogy, it follows the fates of five interrelated families - American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh - as they move through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it and learned alot.

  • By Louis on 10-19-10

The Jury's Out, Part 1...

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-17-10

I'm writing this review after listening to part 1&2 (out of 4). I've listened or read every novel Mr. Follett has written over the years, as far back as Triple and Key to Rebecca and of course, POTE and WWE. I can't help finding this book, well, a bit boring. I will continue to listen because I still have high hopes that something will draw me into the story and knowing that 2 more sequels are to follow, I have to believe it will pick up. I will say, the book makes me want to polish up on my WW1 history and the events leading up to the war. I plan to post another review after finishing part 3&4.

25 of 31 people found this review helpful

  • Storm Prey

  • A Lucas Davenport Novel
  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,333
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,455
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,442

Very early, 4:45, on a bitterly cold Minnesota morning, three big men burst through the door of a hospital pharmacy, duct-tape the hands, feet, mouth, and eyes of two pharmacy workers, and clean the place out. But then things swiftly go bad, one of the workers dies, and the robbers hustle out to their truck-and find themselves for just one second face-to-face with a blond woman in the garage: Weather Karkinnen, surgeon, wife of an investigator named Lucas Davenport.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining & Edgy

  • By book me! on 05-20-10

Lucas is back...

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-07-10

After being disappointed by the last two Prey novels with Lucas Davenport, I was concerned that Mr. Sandford had lost his edge with the Prey series. Not so with this book, Lucas is in good form, along with all the other characters we've come to know over the years. Okay, maybe a bit predictable - but who cares. And listening to Richard Ferrone is always a pleasure - he's got that "growl" that fits perfectly for Lucas.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Caught

  • By: Harlan Coben
  • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie, Danny Campbell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,598
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 907
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 912

Seventeen-year-old Haley McWaid is a good girl, the pride of her suburban New Jersey family, captain of the lacrosse team, headed off to college next year with all the hopes and dreams her doting parents can pin on her. Which is why, when her mother wakes one morning to find that Haley never came home the night before, and three months quickly pass without word from the girl, the community assumes the worst.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Couldn't finish it

  • By Ann Driver on 05-01-10

Go to the library....

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-10

The narration of this book was really really bad. Her interpretation of the characters was distracting and got on my nerves quickly - I stopped listening mid way through the book. Since the story was ok, I recommend you read rather than listen to this one.

  • The Dark Tide

  • By: Andrew Gross
  • Narrated by: Melissa Leo
  • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 296
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 75

An explosion rips through New York City's Grand Central Station one morning, destroying the train Karen Friedman's husband, a successful hedge-fund manager, is riding in to work. On that same day, a suspicious hit-and-run accident leaves a young man dead in Karen's hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut. Ty Hauck, a detective, becomes emotionally caught up in the case and finds a clue that shockingly connects the two seemingly unrelated events.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • wince...wince

  • By S. Johnston on 03-28-08

Karen, Karen, Karen, Ty, Ty, Ty

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-23-10

For the most part, the book was entertaining BUT the constant use of the main character's name in every sentence of dialog became tedious. No one talks like that! It became so distracting I couldn't finish the book.

  • Kisser

  • A Stone Barrington Novel
  • By: Stuart Woods
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 386
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 217
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220

Stone Barrington is back in New York, and after a rather harrowing sojourn in Key West, he's looking to stay closer to home and work on some simple divorce and custody cases for Woodman & Weld. But when he crosses paths with a fetching Broadway actress-and sometime lip model- Stone gets a little more deeply involved with business than he'd expected. When his new lady love turns out to be a lady with a shady past, Stone and downtown cop Dino Bacchetti realize that her beauty may have an unusually high price.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • No more....

  • By Anonymous User on 02-12-10

No more....

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-12-10

I GIVE UP! I've been a fan of Mr. Woods since White Cargo, Palindrome and early Stone novels but his last 4 or 5 books have been ridiculous. Stone Barrington's character has become completely unrealistic and absurd. Who talks like that? And, don't get me going on the narrator - he has to be the worst in my library collection of over 400 titles. No more wasted credits on Stuart Woods - even Holly Barker from his other books has gone over the top.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Dark Harbor

  • By: Stuart Woods
  • Narrated by: Tony Roberts
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 292
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 103

Stone Barrington hasn't heard from his cousin, Dick Stone, in years, though he has fond memories of a teenage summer spent at his house in Maine. But then the CIA's Lance Cabot interrupts an otherwise pleasant meal at Elaine's with the news of Dick's death, apparently by his own hand. It seems that Dick Stone, a quiet family man who doubled as a CIA agent, methodically executed his wife, daughter, and then himself...or did he?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • As always with Woods, it's more the journey

  • By SFort on 08-22-06

Pass on this book

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-24-06

This was not my favorite Stuart Woods novel. Although he brought together many favorite characters from past novels, the dialog was too predictable and unrealistic. I've listened to 100's of books and this narrator was the worst I've suffered through.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful