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  • Night Broken

  • Mercy Thompson, Book 8
  • By: Patricia Briggs
  • Narrated by: Lorelei King
  • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,468
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,932
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,936

An unexpected phone call heralds a new challenge for Mercy. Her mate Adam’s ex-wife is in trouble, on the run from a stalker. Adam isn’t the kind of man to turn away a person in need—and Mercy knows it. But with Christy holed up in Adam’s house, Mercy can’t shake the feeling that something about the situation isn’t right. Soon her suspicions are confirmed when she learns that Christy has the furthest thing from good intentions. She wants Adam back, and she’s willing to do whatever it takes to get him, including turning Adam’s pack against Mercy.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good Addition!!

  • By Hassan on 03-12-14

Mercy is as badass as ever...

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

Her insecurities and baggage is still there and gives her added character...

Christy is a bitch that should be forced to sleep in the bed she made...

  • Kris Longknife's Replacement

  • Admiral Santiago, Book 1
  • By: Mike Shepherd
  • Narrated by: Vanessa Chambers
  • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 178
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177

Kris Longknife has been ordered back to human space. Sandy Santiago is a woman with a whole lot of problems. She's ordered to replace Kris Longknife, but can any mere mortal fill the shoes of a Longknife...and Kris Longknife most of all?Follow Sandy as she's introduced to the mess on Canopus Station. Watch her as she meets cats (with nuclear weapons!) and birds and vicious alien raiders. Oh, and she has to share Alwa Station with Rita Nuu Longknife. How does a gal get so lucky?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Engaging

  • By Jean on 07-09-17

Love the shift

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

The Kris perspective was getting a little stale, but I still truely enjoyed the universe so this was a good break...
Though Shepherds strong females are getting a little similar when you get in their heads unfortunately...

  • Marked

  • Alex Verus, Book 9
  • By: Benedict Jacka
  • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

Alex Verus is tracking down dangerous magical items unleashed into the world by Dark Mages - however, when the Light Council decide they need his help in negotiating with the perpetrators, Alex must use all his cunning and magic to strike a deal. The ninth novel in the urban fantasy series which began with Fated - the Alex Verus novels are magic-filled fan favourites, perfect for fans of Jim Butcher and Ben Aaronovitch.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Verus kicks ass as ever

  • By Michael on 11-14-18

Verus kicks ass as ever

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

I don't think I will ever grow tired of the concept of limited foreknowledge of the possible futures, but the formula is getting a little stale...
Verus cannot trust anybody, Verus trusts, Verus wins

Still a fun book though

  • Emissary

  • Kris Longknife, Book 15
  • By: Mike Shepherd
  • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 282
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 281

Kris Longknife has discovered that this desk job is not at all what she expected. Being desk bound hasn't even decreased the number of assassination attempts! Then Kris gets home to find her two kids playing with an Iteeche. Ron has come back to human space with a request. Should Kris take it? Can she finally get some straight answers for her Grampa Ray, King Raymond to most? Does she risk taking the kids into a situation with a whole lot of unanswered questions?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Kris as Ambassador

  • By Jean on 07-22-17

this is only half a story

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

Reviewed: 11-14-18

The other half is the next book..
This one is basically just set up for the next book with the real Longknife story...
Add to that Dina Pearlmans performance being as mediocre and monotone as ever (something I've become increasingly aware of as I've found better narrators) and this is a fine book if you enjoy the Longknife series up till now, but otherwise it's a great point to stop if you've been on the fence for a time...

  • Dungeon Lord: Otherworldly Powers

  • The Wraith's Haunt, Book 2
  • By: Hugo Huesca
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Annie Ellicott
  • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,284
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,221
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,218

Only a few weeks have passed since the Battle of Burrova, and Edward and his friends are busier than ever improving the Haunt and protecting the surviving villagers. Sadly, time is a scarce commodity in the world of Ivalis. Soon enough, Ed finds himself thrown in conflict against the man behind the mindbrood’s attack, a man who is seemingly capable of shrugging off mortal wounds and who is willing to unleash a devastating plague of undead against the Haunt and everyone inside. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lord Wraith's wrath wreaks Havoc on Heuron

  • By Ray Johnson on 05-20-18

Ed grows

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

Reviewed: 11-13-18

and, gains more allies and enemies...
the story is good, works very well and leaves me wanting more in the good way...

as for SBT, they kill it as usual...
I am starting to feel sorry for other companies having to measure up to Jeff and the gang...

  • Super Powereds: Year 1

  • Super Powereds, Book 1
  • By: Drew Hayes
  • Narrated by: Kyle McCarley
  • Length: 26 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,025
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,563
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,551

Knowledge is power. That would be the motto of Lander University, had it not been snatched up and used to death by others long before the school was founded. For while Lander offers a full range of courses to nearly all students, it also offers a small number of specialty classes to a very select few. Lander is home to the Hero Certification Program, a curriculum designed to develop students with superhuman capabilities, commonly known as Supers, into official Heroes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Series In Recent Memory

  • By Get Off My Lawn! on 10-08-16

Compelling

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

Reviewed: 11-11-18

I kept finding excuses to go for a walk or similar things where I generally get to enjoy my books, just to continue this one...
wauw, it just wouldn't get out of my system till it was behind me

#SuperHeroes
#Clever
#AlternateUniverse
#Teenagers
#SuperPowers

  • Dungeon Lord

  • The Wraith's Haunt: A LitRPG Series, Book 1
  • By: Hugo Huesca
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Annie Ellicott
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,024
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,906
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,901

When Edward is swept into the world of Ivalis as a Dungeon Lord, the Dark's most powerful servant, he has no servitude in mind. He'll oppose the evil plans of the Dark god, Murmur, whatever it takes. Through only his wits and his guts to help him survive a weakened arrival, Edward must rise to power if he is to earn the right to live another day. But in the battle between Dark and Light, what can Edward choose if both sides are cruel, uncaring monsters?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Over all too soon!!

  • By Ray Johnson on 01-30-18

SBT does it again...

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

Reviewed: 11-10-18

the one man band with the vocal range of an entire choir knocks it so far out of the park, he might in fact be playing an entirely different sport...

Annie's performance is haunting... kinda reminds me of a doctor says "I don't want to go"

#DungeonCore
#GameLit
#LITRPG
#DarkFantasy
#Witty

  • Bushido Online

  • Friends and Foes
  • By: Nikita Thorn
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 446
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 420
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 420

Now a Level 10 ronin, Seiki is slowly coming to terms with the death of Master Tsujihara and his new life in Shinshioka. Spending his days in the Wilderness, he’s venting his remaining frustration while staying away from the city drama and those griefers, like the Rogami Clan, who had made his in-game experience so challenging thus far. He has even taken up a trade skill. But when he’s presented with an offer he can’t refuse and accepts a simple mission to deliver a message to Kano Castle, he quickly finds his troubles are only just beginning.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • exemplary

  • By farmer john on 10-18-18

even better

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

the story evolves further and the telling gets better, fewer combat updstes and more action...
truly enjoyable

#LITRPG
#GameLit
#MagicSystems
#FeudalJapan
#MartialArts

  • The Land: Predators: A LitRPG Saga

  • Chaos Seeds, Book 7
  • By: Aleron Kong
  • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
  • Length: 46 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,053
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,596
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 8,557

In The Land: Predators, the Mist Village has harnessed its power. With core buildings, professional fighters, and now their own dungeon, the settlement is primed to grow into a kingdom of true power and magic. The path to power has not been without risk, however. The MistVillage has been noticed. Evil nobles from the Kingdom of Law, bloodthirsty goblins from the Serrated Mountains, an undead lord with a penchant for human sacrifice, and fanatical kobolds from the Depths all plot the village's destruction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best book I've ever experienced!

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-10-18

far too much...

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

Seriously Aleron??
More new stuff??!!
How about finishing just half the quests lines you have already started instead of constantly holding up new shiny stuff thinking we will forget about all the other shiny stuff you showed us and threw by the wayside like 10 pages earlier...

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Awaken Online: Evolution

  • By: Travis Bagwell
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 23 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,296
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,165
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,155

After exiting Awaken Online to find himself holding a knife and standing over two dead bodies, Jason is now being investigated for murder. To make matters worse, Claire has stumbled upon evidence of Alfred's involvement in the incident, and the CPSC is circling - just waiting for Cerillion Entertainment to make a mistake. With his real-life in shambles and his enemies in-game growing in strength, Jason re-enters Awaken Online truly desperate - the game now his only lifeline.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • awesome and terrible!!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-13-18

Pretty darn good

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

Reviewed: 11-06-18

Finally we got another one and it's all you could hope for...
We get a dungeon dive with alternative solutions, a God you will find annoying before you learn his name and a city siege...