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  • Depth of Winter

  • By: Craig Johnson
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,299
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,142

In Craig Johnson's latest mystery, Depth of Winter, an international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has kidnapped Walt's beloved daughter, Cady, to auction her off to his worst enemies, of which there are many. The American government is of limited help and the Mexican one even less. Walt heads into the 110-degree heat of the Northern Mexican desert alone, one man against an army.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Maybe Craig is getting tired.?.?.

  • By Miles on 09-09-18

Walt the one man wrecking crew.

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

Reviewed: 09-11-18

I love the series so far. What has made the series great is the relationships between the characters and the inclusion of some light hearted jokes.

Instead this has a one man solo mission to destroy an army of pretty horrible people. But the book is just overall dark. No more is there any interplay with the good guys, never time for a laugh.

Maybe Craig Johnson is going through a tough time in his life and the book reflects that.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Fire on the Mountain

  • Edward Abbey Series, Book 3
  • By: Edward Abbey
  • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34

A half-century after its original publication, Edward Abbey's classic 1962 novel, Fire on the Mountain, still retains its beauty, power, and relevance. This extraordinary tale by the legendary icon of the environmentalism movement and author of The Monkey Wrench Gang proudly celebrates rugged American individualism, as it tells the story of one tough old loner's stand against the combined, well-armed forces of government that are determined to clear him from his land.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Abbey book.

  • By joe on 08-06-18

Great Abbey book.

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

Reviewed: 08-06-18

This is a typical abbey book, which means i is great. Perfect characters and themes of preservation of the west.

  • Hard Country

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael McGarrity
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,513
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,403
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,392

National best-selling author and New Mexico native Michael McGarrity takes listeners to the wild territory of the late 19th-century American Southwest for this epic tale. After the deaths of his wife and brother, John Kerney gives up his West Texas ranch and heads south in search of a new home. Soon Kerney is offered work trailing cattle to the New Mexico Territory - a job that will forever change his life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hard Country lives up to it's title.

  • By mar on 12-14-12

For the fans of half empty glasses.

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

Reviewed: 03-18-18

Nothing good can or will happen in this book. If you like books where no character has either a good event happen or a chance of a good event then read this book.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Into the Fire

  • Vatta's Peace, Book 2
  • By: Elizabeth Moon
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300

Ky beats sabotage, betrayal, and the unforgiving elements to lead a ragtag group of crash survivors to safety on a remote arctic island. And she cheats death after uncovering secrets someone is hell-bent on protecting. But the worst is far from over when Ky discovers the headquarters of a vast conspiracy against her family and the heart of the planet's government itself.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • An Exciting Tale

  • By Jean on 01-15-19

One of those books you can’t put down.

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

Reviewed: 02-17-18

This is another great Vatta adventure. The pace is constant and intriguing which has you looking for chores so you can put your headphones on and keep listening.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Space Team

  • By: Barry J Hutchison
  • Narrated by: Phil Thron
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,489
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,391
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388

Cal Carver is having a bad day. Imprisoned and forced to share a cell with a cannibalistic serial killer, Cal thinks things can't possibly get any worse. He is wrong. It's not until two-thirds of the human race is wiped out and Cal is abducted by aliens that his day really starts to go downhill. Whisked across the galaxy, Cal is thrown into a team of some of the sector's most notorious villains and scumbags.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fonkin’ Terrific

  • By DobieChuck on 01-15-17

Exceptionally awesome!

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

Reviewed: 12-31-17

All right!
Stop whatcha doin'
'Cause I'm about to ruin
The image and the style that ya used to
I like funny ....

Ok please excuse my bastardization of the Humpty Dance by Digital Underground. But it really sums this book and this series. Such a great series with fun and original plots. Pick it up if you need a break from grimdark books.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Space Team: The Guns of Nana Joan

  • Space Team Saga, Book 5
  • By: Barry J. Hutchison
  • Narrated by: Phil Thron
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 575
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 544
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 542

The galaxy is at war, and Space Team just can't seem to stay out of trouble. Following one close-call too many, the team hides out on a tiny backwater moon, hoping the hostilities between Zertex and the Symmorium will all just blow over. But when first officer Loren's brother is taken prisoner and sentenced to death by the Symmorium, Cal and the others must make a choice - a choice that could spell the end of Space Team forever....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Keep em comin’

  • By DobieChuck on 12-07-17

This series is so good!

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

Reviewed: 12-31-17

This series is a fresh breath of fun and humor in a sci fi setting that is just getting harder and harder to find. I don’t think I’ve ever read so many books in a series in a row before.

Great stuff, go splurt!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Rise of a D-List Supervillain

  • By: Jim Bernheimer
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 753
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 722
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 715

One of the few heroes he respects has been captured, and now, Cal must rely on his wit, technical skills, and a healthy dose of The Big Lie, to pull off a daring rescue from inside a villain's base. Along the way, he and his team of New Renegades will have to worry about an imposter, human/animal Manglermal hybrids, a naked woman, an evil scientist, a terrifying plan, and the ever intrusive presence of Big Brother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • of two minds.

  • By Omki on 09-18-17

Wait, what? The book just finished ?

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

Reviewed: 12-31-17

I really liked all the previous books in the series but this one seemed like half of a story. And a whole credit for 5 hours added insult to injury.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • A Plague of Giants

  • A Novel
  • By: Kevin Hearne
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, Xe Sands
  • Length: 22 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,792
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,640
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,621

Mother and warrior. Scholar and spy. Rebel and hero. Set in a magical world of terror and wonder, this audiobook is a deeply felt epic of courage and war, in which the fates of these three characters intertwine - and where ordinary people become heroes, and their lives become legend.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining but dissapointing

  • By Roland on 11-20-17

Good story ruined by horrible reader

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

Reviewed: 10-25-17

If you have read the Iron Druid books you know Luke Daniels is great. I think we all agree on that.

But Xe Sands is awful. I try and try to get in to this. The reading is just unlistenable. I tried speeding those parts up, but still could not take it.

I’ll buy the paperback when it comes out.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Will Save the Galaxy for Food

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,794
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,434
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,417

Space travel just isn't what it used to be. With the invention of Quantum Teleportation, space heroes aren't needed anymore. When one particularly unlucky ex-adventurer masquerades as famous pilot and hate figure Jacques McKeown, he's sucked into an ever-deepening corporate and political intrigue. Between space pirates, adorable deadly creatures, and a missing fortune in royalties, saving the universe was never this difficult!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic!

  • By Anonymous User on 04-09-17

An incredibly fun space adventure.

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

Reviewed: 09-29-17

This book was a blast to read. Absolutely original, fun and entertaining. A future that was not at all dystopian with lots of adventure.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Cold Welcome

  • Vatta's Peace, Book 1
  • By: Elizabeth Moon
  • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
  • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 481
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 439
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 435

Summoned to the home planet of her family's business empire, space-fleet commander Kylara Vatta is told to expect a hero's welcome. But instead she is thrown into danger unlike any other she has faced and finds herself isolated, unable to communicate with the outside world, commanding a motley group of unfamiliar troops, and struggling day by day to survive in a deadly environment with sabotaged gear. Only her undeniable talent for command can give her ragtag band a fighting chance.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Suspenseful

  • By Jean on 11-22-17

Amazing! Picking right up from Vattas War

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

Reviewed: 07-10-17

I almost didn't get this because of the reviews. So many folks complaining about th reader. But I didn't have one issue with her.

What a great story, action, adventure and sci-fi. Great book!