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  • Princess of Wands

  • By: John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Suzy Jackson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 354
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 323

Barbara Everette, a homemaker living in a small town in Mississippi, had the perfect life. Perfect husband, perfect children, perfect house, perfect Christian Faith. She cooked and cleaned perfectly and managed all of the chores of the modern suburbanite, toting the kids, running the PTA, teaching kung-fu in the local dojo... perfectly. But perfection has a price, and the day came when Barbara snapped....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not a Novel but a collection of 3 short stories

  • By Captain Skurvy on 02-25-12

Outstanding strong female lead!!

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

Reviewed: 01-15-17

What made the experience of listening to Princess of Wands the most enjoyable?

To me a believable strong female lead character. Described as some number of women I have known in my life, not many are like Barb Evans, but the few I know who are, definitely have my vote of confidence! Strong confident woman who can kick some serious butt!!

What did you like best about this story?

Portrayal of a woman as the legitimate heroine in a military science fiction setting. Barb does not need backup, she is the 7th cavalry riding over the hill.

Which character – as performed by Suzy Jackson – was your favorite?

Barb Evans, the main character.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

absolutely!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Choosers of the Slain

  • Paladin of Shadows, Book 3
  • By: John Ringo
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
  • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 532
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 483
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 482

Lust, Vengeance and Non-stop Action.

Mike Harmon's commando-quality retainers agree: their leader, code-named Ghost, is a peculiar one. An ex-Navy-SEAL, there is no stronghold he cannot penetrate, no target he can't take out. But Ghost is also a man struggling to keep the animal inside at bay and his twisted sexual desires satisfied with a rock-hard integrity and incredible force of will. Now Harmon and his militia have been hired to rescue the daughter of a powerful political mover in America, kidnapped into the Eastern Europe sex trade.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heroes,Beauties, Bad guys, Good Guys

  • By Uncle Dale on 05-14-18

Disturbing at times but a fun read overall

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

Reviewed: 01-15-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would recommend this to my friends who enjoy military science fiction. It's hard bitten and tough to the point I doubt the dyed in the wool fantasy or non-military sci-fi fan will really go for this. I would recommend for fans of Vince Flynn or other international espionage fans as this i more akin to that genre in my mind.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I enjoyed the character named Mikhail. He is a minor character in the story but reminds me of so many people I know in the military, the small town or back woods kind of guy who has a very strong moral compass, very honorable, grounded, solidly raised in a close knit community.