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Doug Williams

Hays, KS USA
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  • Unthinkable

  • The Scott Rigsby Story
  • By: Scott Rigsby, Jenna Glatzer
  • Narrated by: Jon Gauger
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

After losing both of his legs in a car accident at age 18, Scott Rigsby battled his way back from depression and addiction to achieve the unthinkable - become the first double-leg amputee ever to cross the finish line in the sporting world's most grueling and prestigious competition, the Ironman Triathlon.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A story of a man who bet the odds

  • By Crissy on 07-24-13

Courageous and Inspirational

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

Reviewed: 04-15-12

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

Yes

Who was your favorite character and why?

Scott Rigsby

Which character – as performed by Jon Gauger – was your favorite?

Scott Rigsby

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

Yes

Any additional comments?

In his book Unthinkable Scott Rigsby tells his amazing story and bears his soul. He talks candidly about his horrible accident, his struggle with the aftermath, the dark days and finally his rise to becoming a truly inspirational role model for the physically challenged as well as the able bodied. Everyone can gain inspiration from Scott and his book. He has a can do attitude and never gives up. I highly recommend reading this book!!!

  • Storm Prey

  • A Lucas Davenport Novel
  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,315
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,437
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,424

Very early, 4:45, on a bitterly cold Minnesota morning, three big men burst through the door of a hospital pharmacy, duct-tape the hands, feet, mouth, and eyes of two pharmacy workers, and clean the place out. But then things swiftly go bad, one of the workers dies, and the robbers hustle out to their truck-and find themselves for just one second face-to-face with a blond woman in the garage: Weather Karkinnen, surgeon, wife of an investigator named Lucas Davenport.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining & Edgy

  • By book me! on 05-20-10

Sandford Delivers Again

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-01-10

I couldn't disagree more with some of the reviews I saw regarding John Sandfords' most recent book. I found it entertaining and I think Richard Ferrone always does a good job with Sandford novels. Lucas Davenport is always terrific and that f*&^ing flowers is too. I can't wait for the next one. If you like the Prey series, you will like Storm Prey.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Transfer of Power

  • By: Vince Flynn
  • Narrated by: Daniel Oreskes
  • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 742
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326

A group of terrorists invades the White House, driving the president into an underground bunker, where he can't communicate with his government. Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top counter-terrorist operative, sneaks into the executive mansion to take control and finds that the terrorists are the least of the president's and the nation's problems.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A good book, flawed by its audio counterpart

  • By Rurouni on 07-08-08

It doesn't get any better than Mitch Rapp

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-07

Another terrific novel by Vince Flynn. Well written, narrated and an intriguing plot. Let's hope it remains fiction

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Invisible Prey

  • By: John Sandford
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,366
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,287
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,288

In a wealthy Minneapolis neighborhood, two elderly women are bludgeoned to death. They are apparent victims of a random robbery, though nothing of value appears to have been stolen. But when Lucas Davenport looks deeper, he fears that the victims weren’t so random, and the items stolen were far from invaluable. As a pattern emerges it leads Lucas to...certainly not where he expected. Which is too bad, because the killers are expecting him. And that’s only the first surprise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great read

  • By Queenb on 06-03-07

Lucas Davenport is alive and well!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-07

I anxiously await every John Sandford novel and this one did not disappoint. Davenport is terrific and the book will keep you wearing your headphones late into the night.

  • The First Commandment

  • By: Brad Thor
  • Narrated by: Armand Schultz
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

Thou shalt not negotiate with terrorists. The president of the United States has broken the nation's number-one commandment, and by doing so has put himself in the crosshairs of America's number-one counter-terrorism operative, Scot Harvath.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fast Paced, Keeps you engaged

  • By Doug Williams on 08-04-07

Fast Paced, Keeps you engaged

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-07

Another terrific Brad Thor novel. His character Scot Harvath is right up there with Mitch Rapp and Sean Drummond.

11 of 12 people found this review helpful

  • Man in the Middle

  • By: Brian Haig
  • Narrated by: LJ Ganser
  • Length: 17 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 478
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 286
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 286

Ripped from today's headlines, Brian Haig's new novel finds Army lawyer Sean Drummond caught between duty to Washington's elite and the soldiers in Iraq. Dispatched to investigate the suicide of one of D.C.'s most influential defense officials, an ardent, early supporter of the war in Iraq, Drummond and his female partner find themselves in the middle of a tug-of-war between Washington's most influential power brokers and his own personal allegiance to the soldiers dying overseas.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not the same...

  • By Shauna on 06-19-07

Another Good Haig Novel

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-04-07

I enjoyed Man in the Middle. While it was long and the plot at times was complex the book kept me listening and engaged. I also felt like the narrator was great. No issues here. Get this one. You won't be disappointed.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Chairman

  • By: Stephen Frey
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 406
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 133

No one knows the dark side of "The Street" better than master storyteller Stephen Frey, author of such riveting novels as Shadow Account and The Day Trader. Now, in his most ambitious work to date, Frey proves that no writer can put a high-powered hero at greater risk, nor offer readers more thrilling rewards.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By J. Anderson on 04-19-05

Another Excellent Stephen Frey Novel

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-25-05

I enjoyed this book. It has a good pace, the author knows his subject and can spin a good yarn. I have read all of his books and this is one of his best.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful