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  • Lost Soul

  • Harbinger P.I., Book 1
  • By: Adam J Wright
  • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
  • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 660
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 607
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 603

I'm the guy you come to when your spouse gets bitten by a werewolf, or your honey is kidnapped by a demon. I'm the guy who knows how to save you from an evil curse or angry vampire. At least, I was that guy until the Society of Shadows sent me to Dearmont, Maine, a sleepy town that had a zero rating on the supernatural occurrences scale. But when a woman hires me to find out if her son has been possessed by a demon at a rich kids' party, Dearmont goes from zero to hero.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Instant kick off to a new series!

  • By Kevin on 08-29-16

Want a Jim Butcher like Dresden story but just as

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

Want a Jim Butcher like Dresden story but just as good if not better. You found it. This has been an extremely good story with excellent narration by Greg Tremblay. Adam Wright you masterful story teller. Thank you for a story that steps into the paranormal in a way that is both appealing and well thought out. The characters a re relatable. The tale not so unfamiliar that you can't recognize it as a friend. I look forward to reading/listening to the rest of the series. A P.I. unlike any you have ever read about. A story both familiar and different. A tale that leaves you wanting more. If you are at all a fan of modern tales of the paranormal/supernatural grab this book.

  • Titanborn

  • By: Rhett C. Bruno
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 946
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 899
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 899

After decades hunting wanted offworlders throughout the solar system, Corporate Bounty Hunter Malcolm Graves doesn't bother asking questions. So long as the pay is right, he's the man for the job. And he always works alone. But when a high-profile bombing on Earth has Pervenio Corp clamoring for answers, they force him to team up with a strange, cyber-augmented partner. A young man more interested in statistics than instinct. Their assignment: Track down a suspected group of extremists from Titan who will go to any length to free their moon from the grip of Earth's corporations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Mystery Sci-fi

  • By Bryan on 02-08-19

A Bounty hunter that reminds me of James Raynor

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

Reviewed: 02-19-19

A well thought out tale with plenty of action a dash of tragedy and a handful of intrigue. I've read enough books to figure out where it was going to end (though not quite the way I expected it to) that it wasn't a complete surprise but it was a welcome conclusion to the first book of what I can tell is a very well written series. I enjoy familiar mixed with the unexpected and this delivered nicely. I must also praise the gravely voice of R.C. Bray as it was most excellent in portraying the characters in the story. If there had to be a tv show or a move I'd hope they'd refer to his voice for the main character. It fits almost too well. Overall the story will pull you in and you will see what the character sees. Just enough is left to the imagination and the right amount is provided for you that you can almost pretend you are the main character. I will be returning to this story at a later date and more than likely continue it in the next books though this one can stand alone.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Semiosis

  • A Novel
  • By: Sue Burke
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies, Daniel Thomas May
  • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 834
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 785
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 787

Forced to land on a planet they aren't prepared for, human colonists rely on their limited resources to survive. The planet provides a lush but inexplicable landscape - trees offer edible, addictive fruit one day and poison the next, while the ruins of an alien race are found entwined in the roots of a strange plant. Conflicts between generations arise as they struggle to understand one another and grapple with an unknowable alien intellect.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Weird. But good. But weird.

  • By Lilyn G. on 03-20-18

Surprised

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

Reviewed: 01-04-19

This was excellent exceptional and simply outstanding. A very different perspective than what I expected with elements I would never have guessed. Very well written and illustrated character growth and modeling. A movie or tv series of this would actually be pretty good and this is now one of my bookshelf favorites.

  • The Hunt for Red October

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 18 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,630
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,370
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,360

Somewhere under the freezing Atlantic, a Soviet sub commander has just made a fateful decision. The Red October is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. The chase for the highly advanced nuclear submarine is on - and there’s only one man who can find her. Brilliant CIA analyst Jack Ryan has little interest in fieldwork, but when covert photographs of Red October land on his desk, Ryan soon finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes game of hide-and-seek played by two world powers - a game that could end in all-out war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank GOD you got a new narrator!

  • By Andrew M. Niehaus on 08-24-18

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 09-29-18

Scott Brick has always been one of my favorite narrators and Tom Clancy’s writing has always been epic. I’ve only ever seen the movie and loved the movie as a favorite. Having now listened to the audiobook I can say they are fairly similar if slightly disordered in comparison. If you’ve only ever seen the movie you will love this book even more. More than that this will be your go to when your in the mood for the hunt again.

  • The Barrows

  • The Gryphonpike Chronicles Omnibus
  • By: Annie Bellet
  • Narrated by: Christine Padovan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

The mute elven archer known only as Killer. Azyrin, a half Winter-orc shaman and his human swordswoman bride, Makha. Drake, the charming, swashbuckling rogue. The fireball-slinging pixie-goblin, Rahiel, and her mini-unicorn, Bill. These are the Gryphonpike Companions. This omnibus collects the first four novellas in the Gryphonpike Chronicles.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fun stories - could be longer

  • By David on 03-30-15

Story captivating, narrator not my cup of tea

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

Reviewed: 04-24-18

The story was captivating and exceptionally well done. Truly the only reason I finished. The narrator... well I most definitely could not do better but the cadence of her voice was uncomfortable too me and almost depressing. It would start at a mid to high note and about 90% of every pause, every end of sentence, every stop, all need on a low note. To me it gave no depth to the joy the character felt or spice to their back and forth sarcasm and knit picking. One could almost call it melodramatic but the drama was depressed. I would highly recommend this story and if the narrator in this reading is pleasing to you give it a shot. I’ve listened to some of her other readings and they were similar but many were done with more emotion. Will probably read the rest of the series

  • God Touched

  • The Demon Accords, Book 1
  • By: John Conroe
  • Narrated by: James Patrick Cronin
  • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,812
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,562
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,569

Chris Gordon is a rookie with the NYPD - one with a secret. In his spare time Chris is an exorcist without equal, with a gift from God. But when he saves a beatiful girl from a demonic attack, he discovers there is more to fear than just demons. Finding himself surrounded by vampires and were-weasels and facing a giant short-faced bear, Chris struggles to stay alive, all while protecting his deadly new girlfriend. And then there's her overprotective vampire mother!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Urban Fantasy Where Good Kicks *%# and I Loved It

  • By Don Gilbert on 11-19-17

Very good. Dresden Level good

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

Reviewed: 02-02-18

Didn’t even finish book before writing this part of review. Very very good laughs with a storyline that instantly hooks you. Will write/update on finishing.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Sinful Cinderella

  • Dark Fairy Tale Queen, Book 1
  • By: Anita Valle
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Kelly
  • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 171
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 147

The ball, the prince - it's all part of my plan to come out on top. Stepmother and her demented daughters will pay for every floor I have scoured, every sneer I have borne. They don't know about the white magic, how I use it to enhance myself. They can't see that my heart is black as midnight, rotten as a poisoned apple.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A fun and dark version of a classic with a lesson

  • By Anna on 08-05-16

Interesting twist

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

Reviewed: 07-15-17

An interesting twist to a classic tale that makes you wonder about the "wonder" that is a certain company who has a tendency to turn light tales that are dark. Not saying I don't like such tales, but if you're looking for a tale that is more a long the lines of the original tales this is it. You will pity the characters. You will love them. You will hate them and you will wonder what would have happened had the other tales been like this one.
Well worth the read/listen. Caitlin does a very good job of telling the tale with just enough inflection to understand the feelings and changes in mood. Anita has done a splendid job on this retelling and in some ways inspired me to consider a darker side to other tales that I haven't thought about for some time now. :) good job.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Lost Starship

  • By: Vaughn Heppner
  • Narrated by: David Stifel
  • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,623
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,343
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,344

Ten thousand years ago, a single alien super-ship survived a desperate battle. The vessel's dying crew set the AI on automatic to defend the smashed rubble of their planet. Legend has it the faithful ship continues to patrol the empty battlefield, obeying its last order throughout the lonely centuries.In the here and now, Earth needs a miracle. Out of the Beyond invade the New Men, stronger, faster and smarter than the old. Their superior warships and advanced technology destroy every fleet sent to stop them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Old school-style scifi with dreary narration

  • By dtamayob on 03-18-16

Great story not so great performance

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

Reviewed: 02-12-15

Love the story read the book first then listened to audio version. The narrator had a different accent for one character almost every time that character spoke and the other characters I found either too breathy (lots of air) or very hoarse sounding. The final characters where especially breathy and a little annoying. Otherwise well worth a listen... Or a read.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • William Shakespeare's Star Wars

  • By: Ian Doescher
  • Narrated by: Daniel Davis, Jonathan Davis, Ian Doescher, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,399
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,399

Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas's epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare's greatest plays. 'Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying...pretty much everything.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • To Thine Ears, Brilliance This Doth Be!

  • By Troy on 10-02-13

Thoroughly enjoyable

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

Reviewed: 02-05-15

While the performers can be at times... Ehhem... Annoying, the overall life and vibrance that they bring to this story is quite enjoyable. I would recommend listening to the sample and then if you are not satisfied at least buy the physical book or the e-book. Star Wars in Shakespearean is after all almost, nay, tis better than the movie.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

The Nameless Dwarf: The Complete Chronicles
    Nameless Dwarf, Books 1-5
    
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        D.P. Prior
    
    


    
    
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        Bob Neufeld
    
    


    
    Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
    186 ratings
    Overall 4.0
  • The Nameless Dwarf: The Complete Chronicles

  • Nameless Dwarf, Books 1-5
  • By: D.P. Prior
  • Narrated by: Bob Neufeld
  • Length: 19 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 186
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 176
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 176

The dwarves have gone! Thousands have been slaughtered in the blood-drenched streets of their ravine city by one of their own wielding a demonic axe. The survivors have fled beyond the mountains, heading into a realm haunted by the nightmares of a twisted god.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful imagination! Glitches apparently fixed.

  • By BP on 11-12-14
  • The Nameless Dwarf: The Complete Chronicles
  • Nameless Dwarf, Books 1-5
  • By: D.P. Prior
  • Narrated by: Bob Neufeld

Great Book Decent narration except toward the end

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

Reviewed: 10-12-14

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Time well spent. It is a great story that will keep you entertained.

What did you like best about this story?

There are lots of twists and turns in the plot with lots of side stories that clarify and also stimulate curiosity.

How could the performance have been better?

Around track 52 the narrator continues to stutter and stop and change his tone its like the last 52-83 tracks were unrehearsed and unpolished recordings. I actually had to turn the story off and read the last bits of the story...

Could you see The Nameless Dwarf: The Complete Chronicles being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

It would make a pretty good movie but in today's day and age... it would probably be darker than it merits.

Any additional comments?

The narration toward the end was worse than "Voyage of Slaves, A Tale From Castaways of the Flying Dutchman" also an unpolished and unedited recording listen to a sample of that one and you'll get an idea of what a couple of tracks from this story sound like.

3 of 8 people found this review helpful