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Augusta, GA, United States
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  • The Sixth Man

  • By: David Baldacci
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Orlagh Cassidy
  • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,037
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,039

Edgar Roy - an alleged serial killer held in a secure, fortress-like Federal Supermax facility-is awaiting trial. He faces almost certain conviction. Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are called in by Roy's attorney, Sean's old friend and mentor Ted Bergin, to help work the case. But their investigation is derailed before it begins-en route to their first meeting with Bergin, Sean and Michelle find him murdered. It is now up to them to ask the questions no one seems to want answered....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite Baldacci Books

  • By Ronda Snyder on 04-22-11

Incredibly stupid

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-14-11

If you enjoy totally unbelievable plots and unrealistic over-the top murder and mayhem, then this book is for you. Very disappointed.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Ford County

  • Stories
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: John Grisham
  • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 598
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 324
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 321

John Grisham returns to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his immensely popular first novel, A Time to Kill. This wholly surprising collection of stories reminds us once again why Grisham is America's favorite storyteller.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Good story, hard to listen to

  • By Wendy O on 11-07-09

Nothing really to add....

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-02-09

Sounds like Grisham is doing a reading at a bookstore. Wish I had my credit back.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Gate House

  • By: Nelson DeMille
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 22 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,711
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 914
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 918

When John Sutter's aristocratic wife killed her mafia don lover, John left America and set out in his sailboat on a three-year journey around the world, eventually settling in London. Now, 10 years later, he has come home to the Gold Coast, that stretch of land on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America, to attend the imminent funeral of an old family servant.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • DeMille writes another excellent book!

  • By Andrew Stone on 11-11-08

Unreadable

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-09

I couldn't go past the first hour or two. Never grabbed my interest. I've read all his books and enjoyed most. This was a total waste of time and money.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • What Happened

  • Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception
  • By: Scott McClellan
  • Narrated by: Scott McClellan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 70

Scott McClellan belonged to President Bush's select inner circle of trusted advisers during one of the most challenging, contentious periods of recent history. Over a period of more than seven years, he witnessed, day-to-day, exactly how the presidency veered off course, not only by its decision to topple Saddam Hussein, but by an embrace of confrontational politics in the face of an increasingly partisan Washington and a hostile media.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Something is Missing

  • By Frank J. Regan on 07-24-08

Poor narration

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-24-08

Why authors occasionally insist on narrating their own books remains a mystery to me. McClellan sounds as boyish here as he did in the White House. It is a painful distraction to hear him read. I may not be able to finish what is clearly an important revelation about a morally dishonest and corrupt administration.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • World Without End

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 45 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,026
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,004
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,015

In 1989 Ken Follett astonished the literary world with The Pillars of the Earth, set in 12th-century England. Readers and listeners ever since have hoped for a sequel. At last, here it is. Although the two novels may be listened to in any order, World Without End also takes place in Kingsbridge, two centuries after the townspeople finished building their exquisite Gothic cathedral. The cathedral is again at the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 40 hours too short ...

  • By Henrik on 11-03-07

Medieval Soap Opera

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-27-08

I looked forward to listening every day, HOWEVER, it was very long. The history was enlightening, HOWEVER, the story was more like a modern day soap opera. I've enjoyed all of Ken Follett's books, HOWEVER, this one is a little sub-par.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Book of the Dead

  • By: Patricia Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading
  • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,206
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 469

Fresh from her bruising battle with a psychopath in Florida, Scarpetta decides it's time for a change of pace. Moving to Charleston, South Carolina, she opens a unique private forensic pathology practice, one in which she and her colleagues, including Pete Marino and her niece, Lucy, offer expert crime-scene investigation and autopsy services to communities lacking local access to competent death investigation and modern technology.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Time to end the series

  • By Bernie on 11-07-07

Disappointed

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-03-08

By the time I listened to the first half of this book, I didn't care what happened to anybody in it. I went on to something else. It was really a waste of time.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • The Tin Roof Blowdown

  • A Dave Robicheaux Novel
  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,481
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,465

Dave Robicheaux returns in another Bayou adventure, this one more gruesome and gut-wrenching than any that have come before. Hurricane Katrina has ravaged New Orleans, leaving the streets and buildings flooded and the city awash with opportunists, looters, and vicious criminals. There is no order, no law. Police are shooting randomly at innocent people, prison guards have abandoned their posts, and bodies float through the streets and hang from trees.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • How Does One Manage?

  • By Deborah on 07-20-07

Maybe the best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-07

I've read every Dave Robicheaux novel. They're all entertaining and complex, but this is probably the most artistically crafted of the lot.
Will Patton makes you believe you are listening to an ensemble cast. If ever an author and narrator were made for each other it's Burke and Patton.

  • Short Stories of William Somerset Maugham, Volume 1

  • By: W. Somerset Maugham
  • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
  • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57

Winner of the 2001 Audie Award for Classic Fiction, this is an unparalleled presentation of Maugham's stories, complete with sound effects and music.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jewels!

  • By Jacko45 on 07-05-04

Great Performance

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-31-06

You will think you are listening to a play with multiple actors.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Short Stories of William Somerset Maugham, Volume 2

  • By: W. Somerset Maugham
  • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 119
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

Winner of the 2003 Audie Award for Classic Fiction, this is an unparalleled presentation of Maugham's stories, complete with sound effects and music.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Acute observations of man

  • By Simon Bowler on 10-24-04

Excellent performance

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-22-05

It is hard to believe that there is only one narrator in this production. This is more like listening to a play with several actors than just a book being read. It is truly one of the best experiences I've had in audiobooks, and it was not only because of the great prose of Maugham, but also the amazing work of Charlton Griffin.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful