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  • Children of the Dark

  • By: Jonathan Janz
  • Narrated by: Matt Godfrey
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 67

Will Burgess is used to hard knocks. Abandoned by his father, son of a drug-addicted mother, and charged with raising his six-year-old sister, Will has far more to worry about than most high school freshmen. To make matters worse, Mia Samuels, the girl of Will’s dreams, is dating his worst enemy, the most sadistic upperclassman at Shadeland High. Will’s troubles, however, are just beginning. Because one of the nation’s most notorious criminals - the Moonlight Killer - has escaped from prison and is headed straight toward Will’s hometown.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great narrator, fun coming-of-age/monster story

  • By Bjorn Smars on 07-17-19

Good but Frustrating at Times

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

Reviewed: 08-13-19

Narrator is excellent. Story is good as well, but frustrating at times because it drags. Worse, there seems to be no development in the protagonist from beginning to end of book.

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  • The Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent

  • By: Larry Correia
  • Narrated by: Adam Baldwin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 19,985
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,650
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18,642

Have you ever seen a planet invaded by rampaging space mutants from another dimension or Nazi dinosaurs from the future? Don't let this happen to you! Rifts happen, so you should be ready when universes collide. A policy with Stranger & Stranger can cover all of your interdimensional insurance needs. Rated "Number One in Customer Satisfaction" for three years running, no claim is too big or too weird for Tom Stranger to handle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It is so over the top and absurd, it’s awesome!

  • By Derek on 07-07-19

Hilarious!!

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

Reviewed: 07-09-19

The writing & narration combine to make one of the funniest short stories I’ve ever listened to. I really hope Larry Correia writes a full length novel like this. I read just about everything he’s written.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • The Ember Blade

  • The Darkwater Legacy
  • By: Chris Wooding
  • Narrated by: Simon Bubb
  • Length: 30 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,252
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,243

Aren has lived by the rules all his life. He's never questioned it; that's just the way things are. But then his father is executed for treason, and he and his best friend, Cade, are thrown into a prison mine, doomed to work until they drop. Unless they can somehow break free.... But what lies beyond the prison walls is more terrifying still. Rescued by a man who hates him yet is oath-bound to protect him, pursued by inhuman forces, Aren slowly accepts that everything he knew about his world was a lie. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I cried at the end of this damn thing.

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-09-19

Outstanding

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

Reviewed: 06-24-19

Great character development & a great story. Anyone who likes Sanderson will like this author. Great narration as well.

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  • The Blackest Heart

  • By: Brian Lee Durfee
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 36 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 384
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 361
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 359

Gladiator. Assassin. Thief. Princess. And the slave. The five warrior angels have been revealed; one by one, the mystical weapons they once wielded are being found, and an ancient prophecy is finally being fulfilled. Or is it? For when it comes to recorded history, much is intended to manipulate and deceive. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • The cake is a lie. There is no cake.

  • By Jwiz on 03-29-19

Couldn’t Take It

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

Reviewed: 04-14-19

Mr. Durfee is a talented writer. The thing that frustrated me with his writing is that there doesn’t seem to be any character development past their insecurities or their arrogance. Despite all the evidence, main characters still associate with people they don’t trust and provide them with information that they shouldn’t be privy to. Then they are stunned, over and over, when the “bad person” they associate with breaks their trust again. I just got tired of the foolishness of the main characters. I couldn’t sympathize with that level of stupidity.

I did like the way the author wrote about atrocities committed by the antagonists. His unflinching detail made me hate them all the more.

Mr. Reynolds, as always, did an outstanding job as narrator.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • The Forgetting Moon

  • By: Brian Lee Durfee
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 30 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 640
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 597
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 596

Welcome to the Five Isles, where war has come in the name of the invading army of Sor Sevier, a merciless host driven by the prophetic fervor of the Angel Prince, Aeros, toward the last unconquered kingdom of Gul Kana. Yet Gault, one of the elite Knights Archaic of Sor Sevier, is growing disillusioned by the crusade he is at the vanguard of just as it embarks on his Lord Aeros' greatest triumph. While the eldest son of the fallen king of Gul Kana now reigns in ever increasing paranoid isolationism, his two sisters seek their own paths.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • alright-ish

  • By Matthew on 05-10-19

Good but Frustrating

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

Reviewed: 03-30-19

Some of the characters are very frustrating to read because of their self-doubt and hesitation. I am hoping that this is because they are evolving and in the next book they will be more decisive.

30 of 33 people found this review helpful

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  • The Never Hero

  • The Chronicles of Jonathan Tibbs, Book 1
  • By: T. Ellery Hodges
  • Narrated by: Steven Barnett
  • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,701
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,367
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,378

Reclusive college student Jonathan Tibbs wakes in a pool of blood, not a scratch on him. His life is about to undergo a massive shift. A violent and merciless otherworldly enemy unleashes slaughter in the streets, calling out in a language only he understands. And it is seeking its challenger. In order to defeat the threat, Jonathan must become a temporal weapon...while remaining completely anonymous. Unfortunately, harnessing off-world powers has its own special challenges...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wait for it... wait for it.... Bam!

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-21-17

Great Book

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

Reviewed: 02-25-19

I liked the inner journey the protagonist took. Having a person seemingly not built to be a hero as the hero made a more fascinating and investing experience.

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  • Killer by Nature

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Jan Smith
  • Narrated by: Angela Griffin, Robert James-Collier, Katherine Kelly, and others
  • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 17,391
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16,030
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 15,975

Dr. Diane Buckley, a talented freelance forensic psychologist, is drafted in to examine a grisly murder – a body found in a children's playground. The murder carries all the hallmarks of one of her most famous incarcerated clients, 'The Playground Killer' (aka Alfred Dinklage). In a series of intimate 1:1 sessions, Buckley has to race against time to unpick the facts and delve into Dinklage's often manipulative, complicated mind to understand his past whilst striving to prevent further murders....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • glad it was free, sad I used a free credit.

  • By River on 03-02-19

Disjointed

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

Reviewed: 02-17-19

The story is disjointed with petty, whiny characters and an artogant protagonist. Very difficult to develop a vested interest in any of them. Performances were great; the material was lacking.

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  • Origin

  • A Technothriller
  • By: J. A. Konrath
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,123
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,963
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,969

When linguist Andrew Dennison is yanked from his bed by the Secret Service and taken to a top secret facility in the desert, he has no idea he's been brought there to translate the words of an ancient demon. He joins pretty but cold veterinarian Sun Jones, eccentric molecular biologist Dr. Frank Belgium, and a hodge-podge of religious, military, and science personnel to try and figure out if the creature is, indeed, Satan. But things quickly go bad, and very soon Andy isn't just fighting for his life, but the lives of everyone on earth…

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Making My Beelzebubble Burst

  • By Carol on 01-01-14

Great Idea

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

Reviewed: 10-29-18

The author does a fantastic job of using scientific methods such as physics and DNA sequencing to explain the creature. His explanations make the being in the story that much more horrifying.

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  • Aching God

  • Iconoclasts, Book 1
  • By: Mike Shel
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187

The days of adventure are passed for Auric Manteo. Retired to the countryside and isolated with his scars and riches, he no longer delves into forbidden ruins seeking dark wisdom and treasure. But just as old nightmares begin plaguing his sleep, he receives an urgent summons back to that old life. To save his only daughter, he must return to the place of his greatest trauma: the haunted Barrowlands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Does the author play Darkest Dungeon?

  • By Erik on 10-29-18

Outstanding

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

Reviewed: 10-05-18

It’s been a long time since I’ve listened to a book that has both poetic prose and engaging characters. Highly recommended for those who like old school fantasy.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Differently Morphous

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,757
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,475

A magical serial killer is on the loose, and gelatinous, otherworldly creatures are infesting the English countryside. Which is making life for the Ministry of Occultism difficult, because magic is supposed to be their best kept secret. After centuries in the shadows, the Ministry is forced to unmask, exposing the country's magical history - and magical citizens - to a brave new world of social media, government scrutiny, and public relations.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Meddling Muggles Muddle it Up

  • By Dubi on 11-07-18

Loved It!

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

Reviewed: 09-30-18

From start to finish it makes fun of the PC culture. I found it hilarious as it holds a mirror up to our own society. However, if you espouse the PC culture you likely will be offended by this book so I’d recommend avoiding it.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful