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  • Hell's Rejects

  • Chaos of the Covenant, Volume 1
  • By: M.R. Forbes
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 529
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 504
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 503

The most powerful starships ever constructed are gone. Thousands are dead. A fleet is in ruins. The attackers are unknown. The orders are clear: Recover the ships. Bury the bastards who stole them. Lieutenant Abigail Cage never expected to find herself in Hell. As a Highly Specialized Operational Combatant, she was one of the most respected soldiers in the military. Now she's doing hard labor on the most miserable planet in the universe. Not for long.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Solid start to a new a series.

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-12-17

Rag tag crew kicks butt

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

Reviewed: 05-02-17

This is an entertaining space adventure. The leading character is a kick-ass woman. She is likable and sympathetic. Her crew is a mismatched group of rogues. They add interest and humor as they struggle to save the universe. Jeff Hays does a good job with the narration. This is the first time I have listened to his work. I would be happy to listen to him again.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Authorities

  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,774
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,536
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,531

Sinclair Rutherford is a young Seattle cop with a taste for the finer things. Doing menial tasks and getting hassled by superiors he doesn't respect are definitely not "finer things". Good police work and bad luck lead him to crack a case that changes quickly from a career-making break into a high-profile humiliation when footage of his pursuit of the suspect - wildly inappropriate murder weapon in hand - becomes an Internet sensation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another fun book by Scott Meyer

  • By Matt on 11-04-17

A rollicking good time

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

Reviewed: 01-06-17

This is not my usual type of book. But, I saw that Luke Daniels was the narrator and decided to give it a try. I am very glad I did. I laughed out loud several times. The main character is sympathetic and likable. I think the author did an excellent job. He has a unique and pleasant way of developing his characters and moving the story forward. I am ready for the next one, please.

  • The Most Wonderful Tales of the Year

  • Holiday Memories Written and Performed by Our Favorite Narrators
  • By: Audible Narrators
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Kate Reading, Michael Kramer, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,940
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,287
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,276

Here at Audible, we know just how much of an impact a voice can have on a story - taking simple words and filling them with elation, wonderment, tragedy, or pure satisfaction. We rely on our narrators every day to bring our favorite stories and characters to life - to introduce us to new authors and genres, or even to a new (perhaps longer) commute. And though our narrators are the best story tellers in the business, it's usually someone else's that they're telling.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Is Some Kind of White Elephant Gift?

  • By Dave on 12-12-16

Thank You!

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

Reviewed: 12-28-16

The Narrators of a book/story are as important as the author. I think their talents are often under appreciated. I enjoyed getting to know some of my favorites. Thank you for the wonderful gift.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Collectibles

  • The Collectibles Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: James J. Kaufman
  • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,052
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,876
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,871

"Do what the other fella can't. Be what the other fella ain't. And then help the other fella." Joe Hart has never let go of his uncle's words. An orphan from the unspoiled Adirondack Mountains, Joe leaves his humble beginnings and goes on to distinguish himself, first as a navy submarine commander, then as an attorney unequaled in his field. But Joe's world crashes with an unexpected tragedy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book is a MUST READ!

  • By shelley on 05-10-16

Wow! This is storytelling at it's best

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

Reviewed: 07-30-16

This is a story about human nature. It tells the story of how one person can have a positive effect on many. The characters are developed at a steady pace. You come to understand and care for each and every one of them. Which makes the ending bittersweet and uplifting at the same time. You don't want to listen to the last 2 hours while in company. I went through an entire box of tissues. This book is a excellent example of why I love books. Thank you James Kaufman for the well crafted story. Thank you Joe Barrett for the excellent narration.

  • The Promise

  • By: Robert Crais
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels, MacLeod Andrews
  • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,227
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,971
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,966

Loyalty, commitment, the fight against injustice - these are the things that have always driven Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. If they make a promise, they keep it. Even if it could get them killed. When Elvis Cole is hired to locate a woman who may have disappeared with a stranger she met online, it seems like an ordinary case - until Elvis learns the missing woman worked for a defense contractor and was being blackmailed to supply explosives components for a person or persons unknown.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • "They Call K-9 When They Need Superpowers, Woof!"

  • By Empress Karen on 11-10-15

Excellent package

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

Reviewed: 07-18-16

Wow! I love Robert Crais and have read everything he has written. When I saw both Luke Daniels and Macleod Andrews were the narrators all I could do was yell score! This book brings Elvis Cole and Joe Pike together with Scott James and Maggie. Again I have to yell score! This story is a complete treat. Thank you Mr. Crais.

  • Master of Formalities

  • By: Scott Meyer
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,046
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,784
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,775

Even when finding oneself engaged in interstellar war, good form must be observed. Our story is set thousands of years after the Terran Exodus, where two powerful, planet-dominating families - the elegant House Jakabitus and the less refined Hahn Empire - have reached a critical point in their generations-long war. Master Hennik, the Hahn ruler's only son, has been captured, and the disposition of his internment may represent a last and welcome chance for peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Looking forward to the sequel

  • By Nothing really matters on 07-21-16

Luke Daniels was an excellent choice

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

Reviewed: 03-30-16

This is a political satire set in space. Not my usual cup of tea. I really love Luke Daniels work. That is what made me decide to buy the book and that is what kept me listening. If you like tongue in cheek humor, you will probably like this book. It was a little too ridiculous for me to truly enjoy. Luke Daniels is a treasure as always.

  • Under Locke

  • By: Mariana Zapata
  • Narrated by: Callie Dalton
  • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,902
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,677
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,670

After moving to Austin following six months of unemployment back home, Iris Taylor knows she should be glad to have landed a job so quickly... even if the business is owned by a member of the same motorcycle club her estranged father used to belong to. Except Dex Locke might just be the biggest jerk she's ever met. He's rude and impatient, and he doesn't know how to tell time. And the last thing they ever expected was each other.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • ALL ABOUT THE BODY LANGUAGE IN THIS ONE!

  • By Yvette on 01-28-15

An Excellent Story

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

Reviewed: 02-09-16

This isn't my usual Genre. However, this story is well written. The characters are well developed. The author makes you care about these people. I was very surprised by how much I enjoyed this book.

  • The Kind Worth Killing

  • By: Peter Swanson
  • Narrated by: Johnny Heller, Karen White, Kathleen Early, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,531
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,416
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,401

On a night flight from London to Boston, Ted Severson meets the stunning and mysterious Lily Kintner. Sharing one too many martinis, the strangers begin to play a game of truth, revealing very intimate details about themselves. Ted talks about his marriage that's going stale and his wife, Miranda, who he's sure is cheating on him. Ted and his wife were a mismatch from the start - he the rich businessman, she the artistic free spirit - a contrast that once inflamed their passion but has now become a cliché.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Kind Worth Killing - A Book Worth Getting

  • By AudioAddict on 08-23-15

Kept me guessing

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

Reviewed: 10-02-15

This is a tight well written story. I enjoyed it from start to finish.

  • Dreamer's Pool

  • Blackthorn & Grim, Book 1
  • By: Juliet Marillier
  • Narrated by: Scott Aiello, Natalie Gold, Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 17 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,984
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,980

In exchange for help escaping her long and wrongful imprisonment, embittered magical healer Blackthorn has vowed to set aside her bid for vengeance against the man who destroyed all that she once held dear. Followed by a former prison mate, a silent hulk of a man named Grim, she travels north to Dalriada. There she'll live on the fringe of a mysterious forest, duty bound for seven years to assist anyone who asks for her help. Oran, crown prince of Dalriada, has waited anxiously for the arrival of his future bride, Lady Flidais.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful story, pretty solid narration

  • By Anya on 11-19-14

When does the next book come out?

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

Reviewed: 08-26-15

I really enjoyed this book. The characters are likable and the narration is excellent. I can't wait until the next in the series comes out. I can see the team of Blackthorn and Grim going for a long time.

  • A Man Called Ove

  • By: Fredrik Backman
  • Narrated by: George Newbern
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62,994
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57,633
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57,530

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell". But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I Laughed and I Cried

  • By Bill on 08-22-15

Simple but powerful

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

Reviewed: 08-25-15

This is a story about a normal everyday man. The story is told in a direct and powerful way. I could identify with every character. I laughed and I cried. When the book ended I was stunned by just how good the story was. This is literature and this is why we love to read.