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  • The Fox

  • By: Frederick Forsyth
  • Narrated by: David Rintoul
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 346
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 344

The number one New York Times best-selling master of international intrigue takes readers into the bleeding-edge world of technological espionage in a propulsive thriller that feels chillingly real. Former chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service Adrian Weston is awoken in the middle of the night by a phone call from the prime minister. Her news is shocking: The Pentagon, the NSA, and the CIA have been hacked simultaneously, their seemingly impenetrable firewalls breached by an unknown enemy known only as "The Fox".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Modern Story with Classic Prose

  • By stuartjash on 10-24-18

Pass

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

Reviewed: 11-19-18

I tried to finish this book. I hoped it would get better. I almost always finish books. This one was really hard to follow. The plot was vague. There were different tangential storylines that were not connected. The characters were not developed.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Heaven's Wager

  • The Heaven Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Ted Dekker
  • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
  • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 683
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 598
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 594

Kent Anthony is a brilliant software engineer who is cashing in on a brilliant career. He's finally living the idyllic life, far from thoughts of theft and murder and other kinds of horrible criminal behavior. He's left his past far behind.... or so he thinks. This story will bring you face to face with a hidden world more real than most people ever realize; a world where the unseen is more powerful than anything seen.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very, very highly recommended for Christians

  • By Paul Mcgraw on 09-19-12

Neat view point

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

Reviewed: 07-25-15

This was an interesting and unique story in the viewpoint. I have wondered about God's work today versus the past. It raised some more questions.

  • Sabotaged

  • By: Dani Pettrey
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 239

Growing up, goody-two-shoes Kirra Jacobs and troublemaker Reef McKenna were always at odds. Now paired together on Yancey's search-and-rescue canine unit, they begin to put aside old arguments as they come to see each other in a different light. Then a call comes in from the Iditarod that will push them to their limits. Kirra's uncle, a musher in the race, has disappeared. Kirra and Reef quickly track the man, but what they discover is harrowing. Frank's daughter has been kidnapped.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book 5 in Alaskan Courage series. Best series eve

  • By P wells on 07-18-17

Enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 05-14-15

Not quite as strong as the previous ones in the series, but a solid and good story. The format was very similar to the others in the series. By this time in the series, it seemed like the author used a template. Even-so, there were some neat original aspects. I enjoyed the bits about Alaska and its culture and history.

  • Unspoken

  • By: Dee Henderson
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 646
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579

Charlotte Graham is at the center of the most famous kidnapping in Chicago history. The FBI and local cops found her two abductors, killed them, and rescued her, but it took four long years. The fact that she was found just three miles from her home, had been there the entire time, haunts them. She’s since changed her identity, found a profession she loves, and rebuilt her life. She’s never said a word — to the cops, to her doctors, to her family — about those four years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Story :)

  • By C. S. on 04-28-16

Original

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

Reviewed: 04-19-15

Neat story and focus. Many books are carbon copies of similar plots. This was definitely original. Good idea to omit details from the main character's past, it allowed the focus to be on "love" and healing. Great patient illustration of Basic characteristics of God throughout the story. Some of the characters were unbelievable through the lens of human nature, but as a story illustrating love and redemption, it worked.

  • Submerged

  • Alaskan Courage, Book 1
  • By: Dani Pettrey
  • Narrated by: Christina Moore
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 710
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 650
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 644

When her aunt dies in a mysterious plane crash, Professor Bailey Craig returns to Yancey, Alaska. She soon learns that her expertise is desperately needed in the investigation of a string of local murders—so she works with her ex, Cole McKenna, to ferret out the truth. As they become reacquainted, old feelings rekindle—but do Bailey and Cole have a future together?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deep Water . . . Amazing Grace

  • By Debbie on 01-13-16

Good story

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

Reviewed: 03-31-15

This story has some really unique twists. It was more suspenseful than I thought it would be. Faith related themes were present, but more naturally presented than in some books. The voices used by the narrator seemed inconsistent with Alaskan dialects, more of a Deep South tone with some resonance differences. At times, that was distracting, but overall, well done.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Hawk

  • The Quiet Professionals, Book 2
  • By: Ronie Kendig
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

Raptor’s communications expert, Staff Sergeant Brian “Hawk” Bledsoe is struggling with his inner demons, leaving him on the verge of an “other than honorable” discharge. Plagued with corrupted intel, Raptor team continues to track down the terrorist playing chess with their lives. Afghan pilot Fekiria Haidary is devastated when a systems glitch on her aircraft forces a weapons launch on a safe target. And when the deadly bombing separates Brian from the team, he must make an impossible choice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great suspense and story

  • By Drh99 on 03-24-15

Great suspense and story

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

Reviewed: 03-24-15

This series is really well done. Other than the parallels in framework to the first book, this was its own new story. The humanity and perseverance of the characters is thought provoking and encouraging. The handling of Faith concepts was more natural than in some books. I wish there were more books available in this series and more from this author available on audible.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Raptor 6

  • By: Ronie Kendig
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

Captain Dean Watters keeps his mission and his team in the forefront of his laser-like focus. So when Dean’s mission and team are threatened, his Special Forces training kicks into high gear. Failing to stop hackers from stealing national security secrets from the military’s secure computers and networks isn’t an option. Zahrah Zarrick is a missionary teacher to Afghan children in Mazar-e Sharif. And a target.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • REALLY enjoyed a story involving true Christian believers

  • By bro.Rob on 09-07-15

Great listen

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

Reviewed: 03-20-15

The book exceeded my expectations. It was suspenseful. I was compelled to listen instead of doing other things on my to do list.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Unbroken

  • A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
  • By: Laura Hillenbrand
  • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40,968
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 33,656
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 33,730

Why we think it’s a great listen: Seabiscuit was a runaway success, and Hillenbrand’s done it again with another true-life account about beating unbelievable odds. On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared.... 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Indescribable

  • By Janice on 12-01-10

Wonderfully done

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

Reviewed: 02-23-15

More than ever, this a book that we should read. I am a granddaughter or pilots who flew in both theaters of WWII. I have heard so much about the European struggles and little of the war in the pacific. Recently, we have seen what people are capable of, on the nightly news. Those of my generation don't have context for this type of behavior. The description of my grandparents' world is valuable. There truly isn't anything new under the sun. The redemption through Christ is amazing and so powerful in this context. He is the Hope in today's struggles-personal and for us as a people. I will share this book with my sons when they are old enough. Thank you.

  • Step on a Crack

  • By: James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge
  • Narrated by: John Slattery, Reg Rogers
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,524
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,518

NYPD Detective Michael Bennett is about to take on the most sinister challenge of his career. The nation has fallen into mourning after the unexpected death of a beloved former first lady, and the most powerful people in the world gather in New York for her funeral. Then the inconceivable occurs. Billionaires, politicians, and superstars of every kind are suddenly trapped within one man's brilliant and cold-blooded scenario.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Confounding and Sad

  • By Jesse on 08-15-07

Ok

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

Reviewed: 02-13-15

Ok book. Not as good as many others by this author. Some suspense. It held my attention, but was not fully suspenseful. There was an attempt to develop at least two characters, but the detached journal reciting style from on character's point of view, really did not work. Even though the main character had a major family crisis, his emotions did not come through in this book. It was ok

  • Deadly Pursuit

  • By: Irene Hannon
  • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
  • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 231

Social worker Alison Taylor has a passion for protecting children. But now it seems she needs protecting. When her tormentor's attentions take a violent turn, she calls in reinforcements--her police-detective brother, Cole, and his new partner, ex-Navy SEAL Mitch Morgan. As her relentless stalker turns up the heat and the danger intensifies, Mitch takes a personal interest in the case. Because protecting Alison has become more than a job; his future depends on keeping her safe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great aim

  • By Catherine on 07-12-12

Ok

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

Reviewed: 02-11-15

Good book, not great. Similar in plot to the first book in the same series. So similar that I was surprised. Ok though and held my attention.