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  • Private: #1 Suspect

  • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
  • Narrated by: Scott Shepherd
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,848
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,390
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,393

Since former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world's most effective investigation firm--sought out by the famous and the powerful to discreetly handle their most intimate problems. Private's investigators are the smartest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced in the world--and they always uncover the truth.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not nearly as good as the first book in the series.

  • By Vronica88 on 09-18-17

Patterson Stop Selling Your Name!!

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

Reviewed: 11-01-17

This is an embarrassing follow up to a decent First in series. The writing is not only predictable, but clearly filled with page-padding unnecessary garbage. Narration was a severe letdown from the pilot. Just Awful.

  • Born Standing Up

  • A Comic's Life
  • By: Steve Martin
  • Narrated by: Steve Martin
  • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,527
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,447
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,401

In the mid-70s, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene. By 1978 he was the biggest concert draw in the history of stand-up. In 1981 he quit forever. Born Standing Up is, in his own words, the story of "why I did stand-up and why I walked away".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Andrew on 11-30-07

Incredibly honest

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

Reviewed: 08-29-16

He's a class act and a true artist. As a testament to his artistry, both my 12 and 18 year old sons listened to this book with me on a little my drive. At first I thought they were before, but after each stop they would ask me to keep playing the book. Thank you Mr. Martin.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Three-Nine Line

  • The Cordell Logan Mysteries, Book 4
  • By: David Freed
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 980
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 930
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 926

More than 40 years after their release from the notorious "Hanoi Hilton", three American prisoners of war return to Vietnam to make peace with their most brutal former captor, a guard whom they've dubbed "Mr. Wonderful". The US State Department hopes reconciliation will help cement a major trade agreement between Washington and the Vietnamese. But when Mr. Wonderful is found murdered, the three ex-POWs are accused of the crime, and the multibillion-dollar deal threatens to unravel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 4 Books and 4 "wish it didn't end" Hits

  • By ScottG on 05-24-16

New direction but well done

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

Reviewed: 07-14-16

This is a good direction for the assassin-turned-pilot. Great characters to compliment Logan. Although it helps to know the previous books, this one stands on its own just fine. The narrator is outstanding. His performance as Logan and the many other characters is natural, humorous and above all convincing. I'm looking forward to the next installment.

  • Make Money Online Fast

  • Making Money Online Quickly and Easily
  • By: Charles Jensen
  • Narrated by: D. J. Ewald
  • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 11

After working a bunch of 9:00-5:00 jobs and having to answer to an employer, come in when I don't feel good, or sit there watching the clock and feeling bored for a low payment, I suddenly discovered the hidden world of making money online. There are numerous ways to do so, with the benefits of passive income, flexible hours, mobility, and working for yourself. Some ways are easier than others, and some are more profitable or faster than others, but each of them has been proven to be effective in one way or another.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • very helpful.

  • By MagicMom on 10-11-17

Some good info

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

Reviewed: 07-14-16

The information has some interesting details. The narration was almost too difficult to endure. Once I set it to 1.25x speed it was better, but not much. There are a lot of websites referenced and that was helpful. The book is not the end-all of online resources for money, but there is enough value to justify the price. I like that he introduces readers to a wide range of options since not everyone will have the skills to do everything he suggests.

  • Still Midnight

  • By: Denise Mina
  • Narrated by: Jane MacFarlane
  • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 817
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 710
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 717

Alex Morrow is not new to the police force - or to crime - but there is nothing familiar about the call she has just received. On a still night in a quiet suburb of Glasgow, Scotland, three armed men have slipped into a house, demanding a man who is not, and has never been, inside the front door. In the confusion that ensues, one family member is shot and another kidnapped, the assailants demanding an impossible ransom. Is this the amateur crime gone horribly wrong that it seems, or something much more unexpected?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'm a Fan

  • By Yennta on 07-11-12

WTF?!

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

Reviewed: 06-13-16

Let's just say I had trouble following this literary journey. It sounded like the transcript of an art film that required subtitles. Not for me--but certainly something others might enjoy. The narrator was superb. Her performance is what kept me going. Oh well; nothing ventured...

  • The Guilty

  • Will Robie, Book 4
  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Kyf Brewer
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,931
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,024
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,999

Will Robie escaped his small Gulf Coast hometown of Cantrell, Mississippi, after high school, severing all personal ties, and never looked back. Not once. Not until the unimaginable occurs. Unlike the missions Robie undertook in the service of his country, where his target was clearly defined, digging into his father's case only reveals more questions. Robie is drawn into the hidden underside of Cantrell, where he must face the unexpected and possibly deadly consequences of the long-ago choices made by father and son.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A fabulous next installment, Robbie &Reel are back

  • By GH on 11-18-15

Not up to Baldacci's standard

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

Reviewed: 12-13-15

The story was very predictable and the dialog was forced. Performance was excellent given the material they had, but overall it's a generous 3 star title.

It was good to get done background on the characters, but this is not the type of fiction I've come to expect from Mr. Baldacci. I wouldn't say I'll never buy another, however a couple more of this questionable quality and I may reconsider.

Hope things get back on track soon.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Neon Lawyer

  • By: Victor Methos
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,510
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,892
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,877

With money and hope in short supply, newly minted attorney Brigham Theodore decides it’s time to lower his standards. He joins a seedy fly-by-night firm in Salt Lake City out of desperation. After he loses his first case - a speeding ticket - he’s convinced his career is over. But to his shock, his boss hands him a slightly more complex case: capital murder.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • HERE'S THE DEAL

  • By John on 02-02-15

Good story with interesting characters

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

Reviewed: 05-31-15

The book is well-written and entertaining. Some of the characters were wonderful. They added a lot of color.

The performance was truly outstanding. Convincing but not overdone accents and the reader held me throug ur the book. This is light enough that I will certainly listen again.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • By: Douglas Adams
  • Narrated by: Douglas Adams
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,619
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,068
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,076

Kate Schechter would like to know why everyone she meets knows her name - and why Thor, the Norse god of thunder, keeps showing up on her doorstep. Dirk Gently, detective and refrigerator wrestler, can uncover the mystery, and only the absurdist wit of Douglas Adams can recount them with such relentless humor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Makes you miss him even more...

  • By Bruce on 07-02-12

Bizarre… But strangely interesting

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

Reviewed: 05-29-15

Sort of a clever slant on the idea that immortal gods are living among us. I guess we never think about the plight they endure. Ironically, he also writes about an author whose books are overshadowed by his quirky reputation. I found that humorous. Overall, this book is an interesting journey and a nice diversion.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • The Go-Giver

  • A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea
  • By: Bob Burg, John David Mann
  • Narrated by: Bob Burg, John David Mann
  • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,727
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,346
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,345

The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. And so one day, desperate to land a key sale at the end of a bad quarter, he seeks advice from the enigmatic Pindar, a legendary consultant referred to by his many devotees simply as the Chairman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It will win you over!

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-26-08

Engaging and valuable

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

Reviewed: 05-22-15

I started out giving this book the "15 minute test" and before I realized it, I was halfway through the story. I am an avid fan of how-to books as well as fiction so putting the lessons in a story works very well for me.

The lessons contained in this book are easy to grasp and timeless. I see a lot of myself 20 years ago in the main character. I wish I had learned these lessons back then.

This is a book I will definitely listen to multiple times.

  • Personal

  • A Jack Reacher Novel
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,981
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,421
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,408

"You can leave the army, but the army doesn’t leave you. Not always. Not completely," notes Jack Reacher - and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA. Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light. The bullet was American. The distance between the gunman and the target was exceptional. How many snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with total confidence? Very few, but John Kott - an American marksman gone bad - is one of them...

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lee and Dick seem tired

  • By Jeffrey Rose on 09-06-14

Definitely a slower pace...

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

Reviewed: 05-22-15

This far into the series, I would never give up. Reacher is still Reacher, but the story was pretty predictable--even for this series.

Dick Hill is frankly the only voice I ever want to hear doing Jack's voice. It's very comfortable for me.

This story is not bad and the locations are a nice change. Only a couple of good fight scenes but they are vintage Reacher brawls.